Process Engineer

Trelleborg is a world leader in engineered polymer solutions for almost every industry on the planet. And we are where we are because our talents brought us here. By specializing in the polymer engineering that makes innovation and application possible, Trelleborg works closely with leading industry brands to accelerate their performance, drive their business forward—and along the way, shape the industry and progress that will benefit humankind in the exciting years ahead. Our people are Shaping Industry from the Inside. Why don´t you join us? 


USA - Rutherfordton, NC


Sista ansökningsdag 2024-02-17 Plats: USA - Rutherfordton, NC

Do you want to experience new challenges and innovate the future of engineered polymer solutions? Accelerate your career with Trelleborg and start shaping industry from the inside.

Who are we?

Throughout the world, within the most technologically advanced industries, Trelleborg adds layers of innovation to ensure the highest performance in engineered coated fabrics. Our polymer-engineered solutions are built on technical and industry know-how, delivered by experienced teams across a proven and efficient process methodology. With every angle covered, we go further to engineer customized and innovative coating solutions that improve the performance of industry innovations and accelerate our customers’ business.

About the Job

The Process Engineer will improve manufacturing processes in order to maintain efficiency, reduce cost, exceed customer quality, and maximize profitability. Process Engineer will be responsible for providing support to the Production and Sales areas as needed.

Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Evaluate manufacturing equipment for capabilities of processing to specification and operator conformance to processing specifications for possible modifications that would improve quality and efficiency.
  • Statistically analyze critical products factors as they relate to product performance against customer specifications.
  • Collaborate with plant QA and other personnel on supplier related issues that prevent the manufacturing process from producing expected results/materials.
  • Collaborate with plant QA and other personnel on corrective actions needed to overcome processing problems
  • Support sales through written reports, technical data, laboratory samples and technical assistance through direct customer contact.
  • Participate in key customer visits with sales engineers and account managers
  • Research and develop new recipes, compounds, fabrics, methods etc.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Education and Experience

  •  B.S. Degree Engineering, Chemistry, or similar technical field
  • 2 - 5 years of technical experience in the polymer processing industry
  •  Experience in polymer compounding, mixing, extrusion, coating, or calendaring preferred.
  • Knowledge of Six Sigma, Lean Manufacturing, Statistical Analysis and 5S are a plus
  • Excellent technical writing & oral communication skills
  • Ability to communicate and work with Sales, Production, Suppliers and Customers


  • Problem-solving skills
  • Detail-oriented
  • Teamwork and collaboration

Key Interfaces and Stakeholders

  • All areas of Manufacturing, Technical, Finance, Lab, Sales, Outside Customers, and Purchasing

Travel Requirements

  • Occasional travel within U.S. with potential international travel as necessary

Behavioral Characteristics

  • Creative
  • Initiative
  • Goal-oriented
  • Deadline-driven
  • Customer-focused

“Don’t delay! We’re hiring as quickly as possible”

Do not hesitate to contact Andrew Cleveland, HR Business Partner ( if you have questions regarding the position.


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