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Associate Process Manager

Date: Jun 13, 2022

Location: Albany, OR, US, 97322

Company: W. R. Grace & Co.


Requisition ID: 20686

Built on talent, technology, and trust, Grace is a leading global supplier of catalysts and engineered materials. The company’s two industry-leading business segments—Catalysts Technologies and Materials Technologies—provide innovative products, technologies, and services that enhance the products and processes of our customers around the world. Grace employs approximately 4,300 people in over 30 countries.


Job Description

The Oregon plant of W. R. Grace & Co. is currently seeking an Associate Process Manager to enhance our growing, dynamic team. Reporting to the Process Technology Manager, this position is responsible for compilation and statistical analysis of production batch data, including control charts, linear regression analysis, and cycle time tracking.


  • Support root cause investigation for process deviations and where first pass quality issues arise
  • Responsible for Productivity data entry
  • Managing all aspects of mature manufacturing projects once they’ve been established as commercial/stable
  • Project planning and implementation
  • Interface with customers, as appropriate, to provide regular project updates and confirm technical specifications for the process and/or product
  • Identify opportunities for efficiency and productivity within projects and help implement improvements

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree in Chemistry or Chemical Engineering with a foundation in manufacturing facilities or process chemistry OR
  • 5 years plant experience in a manufacturing facility
  • Good project management skills
  • Ability to professionally handle adverse situations when projects are not progressing as desired
  • Continuous mental and/or visual attention
  • Ability to interact and work effectively with all levels of the organization as well as customers
  • This position requires standing, sitting, walking, ascending and descending stairs
  • Work is typically performed under reasonably good working conditions
  • On call availability during off hours for any questions regarding current projects

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience using Microsoft Office and statistical analysis software preferred
  • Project management experience preferred
  • Strong understanding of organic chemistry preferred
  • Experience operating with cGMP principles preferred


  • Medical, Dental, Vision Insurance from start date
  • 401(k) match from start date
  • Additional retirement plan
  • 3 weeks of Paid Vacation
  • 40 hours of Personal Holiday
  • Sick Leave



Grace is not accepting unsolicited assistance from search firms for this employment opportunity. Please, no phone calls or emails. All resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at Grace via email, the Internet or in any form and/or method without a valid written search agreement in place for this position will be deemed the sole property of Grace. No fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by Grace as a result of the referral or through other means.


EOE Statement:  W. R. Grace & Co. is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, veteran status or any other legally protected status.


If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran, you may request a reasonable accommodation.

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