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Process Engineer

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Position Summary:

 Coperion Coporation is looking for a Process Engineer and the position will be located in Sewell, NJ.

Who we are:

Coperion is the international market and technology leader in compounding and extrusion systems, feeding and weighing technology, bulk materials handling systems and services. Coperion designs, develops, manufactures and maintains systems, machines and components for the plastics, chemicals, pharmaceutical, food and minerals industries. Within its two divisions – Polymer and Strategic Markets / Aftermarket Sales and Service – Coperion has 2,500 employees and nearly 30 sales and service companies worldwide. For more information visit www.coperion.com. 

 Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following:

Individual is responsible for managing material handling projects. These include projects from initial inquiry and conception through successful operation at the customer’s facility. The role includes technical planning, sizing, selection, design, coordination, commissioning, and overall project supervision for material handling systems project deliverables.

  • Plans tests by working closely with customer and Coperion business personnel to achieve the appropriate technical results.  Test planning should use all available technical references (test reports, customer's commercial experience, etc.) Review test plans with Manager, Process Engineering or designated supervising engineer. The tests should be planned to identify critical engineering data during test runs for scale-up to commercial size installations.
  • From known objectives, prepare a properly detailed flowsheet and initiate purchase or design of necessary equipment.  The flowsheet should clearly identify all significant items required to safely and accurately execute the test plan.
  • Conduct tests and evaluate results for customer’s objectives and internal studies in Coperion’s laboratory. The process engineer must also properly supervise lab personnel and pilot plant facility during tests. The expected test load is 15-20 per year.
  • Promptly write test reports after each test, stating objectives, data, and conclusions of test.  Test reports should also include specific recommendations for any further lab testing or commercial installations.
  • Convert/scale up test results (if required) into full process specification for sales to quote a commercial system.
  • Keep informed of safety requirements as established by Coperion Safety/Environmental Coordinator and good engineering practices.  Use this information to promote compliance with Coperion lab practices by their own compliance with regulations.
  • Review control procedures as required in conjunction with customer.     
  • Keep Manager, Process Lab informed about the state of equipment in process laboratory, and propose changes or corrections to be made.
  • Develop the appropriate information with customers input for proper shipping and disposal of all materials generated during testing.
  • Continue professional education by participation in Professional Societies and other career related organizations.
  • Perform other related tasks, including troubleshooting customer processes over the phone, process related field service calls with travel to customer’s sites, attending conferences with the opportunity to present on behalf of Coperion, and teach topics at ZSK101.


  • General knowledge of engineering and manufacturing processes.
  • Familiarity with personal computer, various software.
  • Professional verbal and written communication skills.
  • Organizational skills.
  • Ability to be responsive to schedule changes.
  • Analytical and problem-solving skills.


  • Graduation from a recognized college or university with BS in Chemical, Material or Mechanical Engineering required.
  • Three to Five years of experience in compounding or extrusion of materials 
  • Bi-lingual capabilities in either German or Spanish would be beneficial but not required.
  • Work hours are subject to customer needs and often are extended beyond normal work day schedule.

Physical Demands:

To perform this job successfully, the physical demands listed are representative of those that must be met by an employee. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, stand, walk, use hands to handle and feel, reach with hands and arms, talk and hear. The employee may occasionally be required to crouch. The employee may occasionally lift items as heavy as 75lbs. Specific vision abilities may include the employee’s ability to see near and far distances.

 DISCLAIMER: The above information on this job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by the employee within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of any employee assigned to this job. Nothing in this job description restricts management’s right to assign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.

 At Hillenbrand we strive to build a diverse workforce through equal opportunity employment that embraces and leverages the differences each individual has to offer. Equal Employment Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Employer of minorities/females/disabled/veterans.

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