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Process Engineer

  • £35000 - £40000 per annum
  • West Midlands
  • Posted: 16/12/2019
  • Permanent
  • Job Ref: 025419383

Job Details

An award winning business in the West Midlands are looking for a Process Engineer to add to their growing shop floor team. This business has moved to a 24/7 Production environment and are aligned with some of the biggest global names in engineering. With a multi million pound investment in the business planned for the next 2 years - this is a good time to join this business. 

The right Process Engineer will have a strong background in fast paced environments, continuous improvement, lean manufacturing, Six Sigma & a history of tangible achievements in
a Manufacturing environment. This business is evolving and requires an engineer who is willing to be open minded, flexible & looking to grow with the business. You will need to be robust and able to engage and work with the shop floor. The right person will be someone who isn't rigid in their approach. The business is still evolving in aspects of the Production and you will be a key player in implementing process improvement. 

Position: Process Engineer
Location: West Midlands
Salary: up to £40,000 per annum
commutable from Wolverhampton, Walsall, Birmingham, Kidderminster, Telford, West Bromwich

Reporting to the Technical Manager; the Process Engineer will be responsible for development and optimization of the manufacturing processes, reducing cost & the key element of reducing variability.
The role would be open to Manufacturing Engineers, Production Engineers, Project Engineers, Process Engineers, Continuous Improvement Engineer, Lean Manufacturing Engineers.

o The Process Engineer will be responsible for all technical input on all process related capital projects

o You will be responsible for the day to day running of a number of different projects including continuous improvement, cost reduction, waste reduction & productivity

o The ideal candidate will have previous project experience on optimizing processes on current manufacturing equipment, investigation of potential modifications to current equipment & investigation of new equipment & processes that maybe required for shop floor expansion

o You will be required to have a very strong Lean Toolbox with exposure to leading Six Sigma activities & engaging the shop floor to follow your example - A hands on approach is certainly required
Experience of Six Sigma, Kaizen, 5S, SMED, Kanban. 

o Degree in chemical engineering, materials engineering or mechanical engineering is essential 
If your degree is in Chemical Engineering your application must be supported with good Manufacturing background (This is essential) 

o The cultural fit; a strong business acumen - able to relate process improvements & investments in new equipment & experience of capital projects management as well being able to communicate with management, shop floor & suppliers

In return for your skills you will be rewarded with a good wage & benefits, the opportunity to be part of a quickly developing business, autonomy to engage a shop floor, variation in the role & be in a position to engage with all levels of management. This is a young company but is looking for the right candidate to grow with the company, which is moving in an exciting direction. An open minded & flexible approach is essential to this role. 

For the position of Process Engineer apply online or call Sandeep Dhillon at Technical Network for more information.

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