Process Chemical Engineer

Summary of Job Content:

This position develops and maintains an overall knowledge of the facility’s production processes and products, and evaluates the processes and products to make recommendations and improvements in quality, productivity, safety and costs. Supporting the development and implementation of new processes/products is also required.
•    Oversees, evaluates and recommends changes in the production processes to assure improved quality and increased production efficiency at the lowest controllable cost.
•    Monitor processes to ensure that manufacturing specifications, Environmental and Health and Safety requirements and operating procedures are adhered to.
•    Monitors equipment operation ensuring required maintenance tasks are carried out
•    Assists the departmental manager and other personnel with technical advice and specification interpretation to assure quality production.
•    Assists in troubleshooting problems and oversees implementation of corrective actions.
•    Actively participates in EH&S, quality and continuous improvement programs (MOC, Safety Sweeps, ISO and Six Sigma).
•    Supports development of new processes and products

•    Strong written and verbal communication skills.
•    Able to work independently and make effective decisions.
•    Excellent organizational skills.
•    Strong analysis/problem solving skills.
•    Strong math and science skills required.
•    Must be able to work effectively in or lead teams.
•    Bulk material handling.
•    Automated Control Systems.

•    B.S. degree in Chemical, Mechanical Engineering.
•    5 Years experience in an Industrial work environment.
•    Textile or fiber processing experience preferred.
•    Knowledge of Microsoft Office programs.
•    Six Sigma, Lean training a plus.

Work Environment:
This position works in both an office environment and a noisy plant environment.  The employee will regularly be working near moving mechanical parts and high temperature equipment, and may on occasion be exposed to fumes or airborne particles, outdoor weather conditions, risk of electrical shock, heat or dangerous chemicals. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Our Promise:

Convince us with your skills and strengths – in an experienced team, working on challenging tasks. With our leading-edge technologies and materials, you will have freedom to act and a wide range of development opportunities. Attractive remuneration as well as smart fringe benefits are part of our offer.

Equal Opportunity Employer 

We provide equal employment opportunities for all employees and applicants for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, gender, age, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other classification protected under applicable federal, state or local law.


SGL Carbon is a leader in the development and manufacture of products based on specialty graphite and compo­sites materials. Using our comprehensive technology know-how and in close partnership with our customers, we develop intelligent and leading-edge solutions for the big issues of mobility, energy and digitization.

SGL Carbon has more than 4,700 employees worldwide and 31 sites in Europe, North America and Asia, and a ser­vice network in over 100 countries.

Date:  May 6, 2022

Valencia, CA, US, 91355

Business Unit:  Graphite Solutions
Legal Unit:  SGL Technic, LLC
Functional Area:  Quality
Employment Type:  Full time

Nearest Major Market: Los Angeles

Job Segment: Process Engineer, Manufacturing Engineer, Electrical, Engineer, Lean Six Sigma, Engineering, Management