Process Control Engineer

Location: Wayne, PA
Country: United States
Requisition Number: 10542
Job Family: Manufacturing
Number of Heads Remaining: 2


Johnson Matthey (‘JM’) is a global leader in science that enables a cleaner and healthier world. With over 200 years of sustained commitment to innovation and technological breakthroughs, we improve the function, performance and safety of our customers’ products. Our science has a global impact in areas such as low emission transport, pharmaceuticals, chemical processing and making the most efficient use of the planet’s natural resources. Today more than 14,000 Johnson Matthey professionals collaborate with our network of customers and partners to make a real difference to the world around us.


This position is responsible for the PGM coating of diesel and gasoline catalysts and filters on each line shift in either the Devon II or Devon III facility in Wayne, PA. The incumbent is responsible for the immediate actions required to set up, monitor and trouble shoot the equipment associated with the manufacturing of diesel or gasoline catalysts as well as monitoring and controlling the production process. 


Key Responsibilities

  • Comply with all federal, state, and local environmental & health and safety regulations and company policies.
  • Ensure the effective utilization of up to 250,000 troy ounces of precious metal / year.
  • Support the implementation of new technologies through new procedures and training of new or existing personnel.
  • Interact with the Maintenance, Batching, Quality, Process Engineering, and Automation teams in solving process / equipment problems and ensures the proper operation of all equipment on the production lines.
  • Lead the efforts to optimize the process parameters in order to improve cycle times (efficiency), minimize rejects (LTY), avoid waste and reduce downtime.
  • Provide weekly / monthly reports on specific operating results, and suggest methods for improvement via procedural change, or initiation of capital project requests. 
  • Work independently on assigned project work, as well as supporting the capital plan of the facility. 
  • Participate on and possibly lead varied Lean Manufacturing teams such as Kaizen or 5S.
  • Follow and maintain all the documentation associated with his/her activities as defined in the Quality Management System.


Are you the ideal candidate?

  • Recommended B.S. in Engineering.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Solid problem-solving abilities.
  • Self-motivated with the ability to work on an independent basis.
  • Strong organizational and time management skills.
  • Strong working knowledge of MS Office Products.


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