SABIC Process Improvement Engineer in Mt Vernon, Indiana

Position Title Process Improvement Engineer

Auto Req ID 8697BR

Relocation Assistance Yes

Region/Pole Americas

Functional Work Area Engineering

Job Purpose & Responsibilities Assist sites in Specialty Compounding AMR/EUR throughout transition from operating in legacy systems to SAP and maximizes the operational effectiveness for manufacturing with respect to quality, the production process, the logistics and planning processes.


Executes process engineering type of improvement projects (including process design, project execution, commissioning and start up).

Coordinates SAP process and data optimization efforts for all manufacturing related disciplines. Works closely together with RSUs and Power users for PP, QM, LE and APO. Interface between Specialty Compounding and external SAP support teams.

Support manufacturing sites with SSRS case resolution process, including prioritization, elevation, and resourcing. Lead optimization efforts that are identified for PP, QM, LE or APO modules for 9 compounding plants .

Drive data and solution issues impacting multiple operations to resolution and assist in sharing knowledge among all parties that may benefit.

Develop reports to meet manufacturing and supply chains needs. Scope of reports include production volume, material pending quality decisions, process orders pending closure, material movements between sites and warehouses, and status of inventory. Create trainings and hand-off ownership of reports to long-term resource.

Communicate critical customer needs from customer service to manufacturing. Take actions in SAP or follow through with site resources to address.

Drive to standardize production versions and other master data where appropriate.

Lead efforts to optimize production, material movement, quality inspections, and line scheduling in SAP.

Work with community of MPS schedulers to facilitate continued growth of PP-DS knowledge. Implement policies and procedures for standardized line scheduling. Interfaces with Master Planners and broader SCM organization.

Coordinate master data, equipment, and processing needs for new product introductions at compounding sites between Technology and Manufacturing. Works with technology and compounding technology engineers on NPIs and NMIs. Supports Color Express (Selkirk and BoZ) on new colors/ingredient introductions and optimizing the process. Supports fast formulation from a system perspective.

Improve understanding of and validate MRP replenishment process is working properly. Lead effort to troubleshoot if issues are discovered.

Optimize production for the compounding sites, including where products are produced and opportunities for aggregation.

Reports to Compounding Services Leader

Requirements BS degree in Engineering

Minimum of 5 years of experience with:

  • PP, QM, LE, and APO modules in SAP, including master data stewardship

  • Relevant manufacturing operations experience (compounding and chemops)

  • SCM experience

Eligibility Requirements:

You must submit your application for employment online to be considered. Please submit your resume using the apply online option on this page.

You must be 18 years or older

You must be willing to take a drug test as part of the selection process

You must be willing to submit to a background investigation as part of the selection process

You must have unrestricted authorization to work in the United States

Desired Skill Proficient with Microsoft Office, specifically Excel

Strong communication skills

Ability to work across different functional groups at various levels

Works closely together with corporate manufacturing AMR/EUR, the specialty compounding manufacturing support team, external (of Specialty compounding) SAP support teams.

Country United States of America

City Mt Vernon

State/Province Indiana (IN)


Weve always believed that it takes special people to make a difference. They need ingenuity, brilliance and the freedom to turn their ideas into reality. At SABIC, this is our culture. We find open-minded, gifted and questioning people. Then we create the conditions for their talent to flourish: fulfilling work environments, state-of-the-art technology and the empowerment they need. So when you work for SABIC, youre the person who can find new solutions and possibilities that change the world for the better.

At SABIC, we know that our success depends on your success. Were committed to nurturing your talent, to help you achieve both your career ambitions and life goals. Weve created tailored training and development programs for our employees which are among the best in the petrochemical industry. This is not a job where you dream about the weekend. This is a job where you dream about how you can change things for the better, for everyone. And this is a company where your dreams can be realized, where your ideas can be made reality, and where what you make can make a difference.

SABIC is a global leader in chemicals headquartered in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. From making cars and planes more fuel-efficient, to helping conserve the worlds water supply and enabling colorful smartphone cases, we find solutions to the challenges of today to help our customers achieve their ambitions and build a better tomorrow.

Operating in the Americas since 1987, SABIC employs over 5,000 people and operates from 17 office locations and 17 manufacturing sites and technology and innovation centers in Exton, PA; Houston, TX; Mt. Vernon, IN; and Selkirk, NY.

SABIC is committed to creating a diverse work environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and as such will not discriminate in its employment practices, including recruiting and hiring practices, based on a persons race, color, religion, national origin, citizenship, sex (including gender identity, sexual orientation and pregnancy), age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, or other characteristics protected by law.

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