Solids Processing Specialist
Posted on: June 21, 2022
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-Employing 36,500 individuals
-Across 109 manufacturing sites
-In over 31 countries
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-Plastics: With new technology trends, our plastic additives can be
experienced in many everyday items including vinyl, blow-molding
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rails, foam pipes and profile formulations, window frames and
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beneficial when used as a precursor chemical for another product,
industrial intermediates can take on many shapes and forms. Ours
are used in home comfort and appliance, building and construction,
adhesives and lubricants, and more.
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coating, a thin film is deposited on materials to enhance specific
properties such as enhanced performance, durability, aesthetics,
-Silicone businesses: Our silicone-based materials can withstand
more demanding applications, from those operating at extreme
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As a Solids Processing Specialist at Dow, you will support capital
project teams, operating plant personnel, business Technology
Center personnel, and other technical teams in the definition and
implementation of business goals and objectives. This is a
specialized role within the Process Engineering Technology Group
(Solids Processing Expertise Area), with a focus on solids
Your expertise in solids flowabililty and solid/liquid separation
will be used for system design and combustible dust handling risk
assessments. You will contribute as a technical resource for
problem solving and technology advancement. In addition to
understanding and applying legal requirements for the safe handling
of combustible dusts, you will apply specialized knowledge in the
areas of silo and hopper design and solids handling system design.
You will be required to design and troubleshoot mixing, feeding,
weighing, size reduction, solid/liquid separation, and sampling
You will be expected to become proficient with using the physical
properties of particulate solids in order to design these types of
equipment to ensure their safe operation, while meeting competitive
costs for implementation and long-term cost of ownership.
Core responsibilities for this role include:
assisting in training and creation and updating of (Most Effective
Technology) MET documents for the expertise area.
evaluate solids handling systems and recommend system improvements
to eliminate any design deficiencies.
understand the physical properties required for storage hopper
design and provide functional hopper designs (cone angle, outlet
dimension, wall material of construction, and flow aid device
requirements) to project teams to ensure reliable flow of the
evaluate solid/liquid separation test data and apply that
information to the selection and design of solid/liquid separation
able to identify technical problems and appropriately engage the
business technology center and other experts to resolve.
Ensure that the project scopes are well defined and meet the
business needs in a cost effective manner.
A minimum of a Bachelor's Degree in Engineering or Related Sciences
(Chemical or Mechanical Engineering is preferred)
A minimum of 5 years of relevant experience
Prior experience with solids processing fundamentals
Fluent in English
Applicable to Candidates in North America Only: A minimum
requirement for this position is the ability to work legally in the
United States or Canada. No visa sponsorship/support is available
for this position, including for any type of U.S. permanent
residency (green card) process.
Prior experience with project execution work processes
Solids Processing Expertise Area Support Network or Solids
Processing R&D experience
Experience in dust explosion vent sizing, dust explosion property
testing and solids handling test methods
Process Engineering experience
Production plant troubleshooting experience
Production or Improvement experience
Six Sigma certification
Experience leading teams
This position can be located at any Dow site in North America or
Europe, Middle East or India
Domestic relocation assistance is available for this role and may
be provided based on eligibility.
A robust total rewards program, including: competitive base pay,
variable pay that rewards individual, team, and Company
performance, and comprehensive benefits
On-going learning opportunities within a diverse, inclusive and
rewarding work environment
Career experiences that can span different Dow businesses and
functions with opportunities for personal and professional
The chance to work within a global company and interact with
colleagues from around the world
Opportunities that spark your imagination and ignite your passion
to help others
Dow (NYSE: DOW) combines global breadth, asset integration and
scale, focused innovation and leading business positions to achieve
profitable growth. The Company's ambition is to become the most
innovative, customer centric, inclusive and sustainable materials
science company, with a purpose to deliver a sustainable future for
the world through our materials science expertise and collaboration
with our partners. Dow's portfolio of plastics, industrial
intermediates, coatings and silicones businesses delivers a broad
range of differentiated science-based products and solutions for
its customers in high-growth market segments, such as packaging,
infrastructure, mobility and consumer care. Dow operates 106
manufacturing sites in 31 countries and employs approximately
35,700 people. Dow delivered sales of approximately $39 billion in
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