5 days ago


Butler, IN


Company Name:Therma-TruOverview:

Therma-Tru is a thriving company in the building materials industry with history of stability and growth. As the  Chemical Engineer  you will use your expertise in lean manufacturing to lead cost improvement projects in quality and productivity in our sheet mold compound (SMC) used for door skins. You must have a good understanding of chemical interactions and a mechanical aptitude to understand the equipment used in the molding process.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for specific sets of processes related to polyurethane foaming and SMC (Sheet Molding Compound)
  • Develop and validate standard work instructions for assigned processes
  • Develop and facilitate process improvements for assigned processes
  • Work with quality and production to identify gaps between current process and standardized work and develop corrective actions to resolve
  • Develop production process goals designed to meet sales and budgeted targets
  • Initiate and manage capital process improvement projects that meet or exceed sales and budget goals
  • Identify and resolve process and quality problems for assigned processes
  • Utilize data driven solutions to meet or exceed internal customer product requirements for SMC

Successful candidates will have:

  • 4-year engineering degree in Chemical Engineering
  • 3 or more years of engineering experience in a manufacturing environment  
  • Lean Manufacturing / Continuous Improvement experience required
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent presentation/training experience: leading and facilitating
  • Success in working in a cross functional team environment

The following experience is preferred

  • Experience in SMC processing from formulations of mix to finished product
  • Experience with compression molding
  • Experience with polyurethane foam processes