Process Engineer

Brand new role in Peterborough for an experienced Process Engineer who has developed processes and production improvements within a cell manufacturing environment. This experience could come from a variety of manufacturing industries such as: pharmaceutical, FMCG, chemical, food or industrial.

Why you should apply: Process Engineer

If you want to join a well-established Peterborough based manufacturer who pride themselves in their internal and external training, development and career progression for high achievers then this is an employer you should look at. In this Process Engineering role, you can learn from some of the best engineers in the area and seriously develop your career. I can give multiple examples of career progression within this employer and this is also a brand-new role through growth and expansion.

SALARY: £35,000 - £45,000 :  dependant on your previous practical work experience

BENEFITS: Work Based Pension Company Performance Bonus 25 days holiday, plus Bank Holidays Life Assurance

LOCATION: Peterborough, Cambridgeshire

COMMUTABLE LOCATIONS: Peterborough, Corby, Huntingdon, Bedford, Wellingborough, Oundle, Thrapston, Kettering, Boston, Spalding, Ely, March, St Neots, Rushden, Rutland, Leicester, Melton Mowbray

JOB SPECIFICATION: Process Engineer
·Improve the overall efficiency of the plant and the production process throughput by reducing cycle times
·Work in conjunction with the quality engineers to ensure process capability is achieved
·Support and contribute to the introduction of process controls and generation of the foundational documents such as process mapping, Cause & Effect Matrix, PFMEA’s, Control Plans and Control Charts
·Monitor and manage processes via implemented process controls
·Reduce process waste and change over times
·Reviewing and generating work instructions and standard operating procedures
·Generate, coordinate and report on trials to develop the processes
·Work closely with the Technical department developing new product and processes
·Manage the introduction of New Products and support the introduction of new machinery and equipment
·Assist in machine operator training and developing their instruction manuals

You must have:
·A proven practical process engineering background which will have been gained in a shop floor / hands on process engineering role - rather than only a formal engineering education
·Strong problem-solving skills – utilising root cause analysis, design of experiments etc, statistical analysis (SPC) and be able to complete risk assessments of your work
·Practical knowledge of lean manufacturing, six sigma principles and their associated tools (although formal qualifications might be sponsored)

You will also have a background that includes some or all of the following:
·Health and Safety – you can demonstrate your ability to work safely both independently and as part of a team with minimum supervision
·Management process engineering projects - utilising a small team of process engineers on larger projects; ensuring that tasks, teams & individuals are lead effectively and developed to meet the company’s objectives
·Quality Systems & management – a clear understanding of the requirements and needs of standards and customers
·Continuous Improvement – be able to identify & initiate process improvements or change activities effectively in line with business priorities and objectives
·Flexibility & resilience – deal with various levels of work and demands within the needs of the business
·Stakeholder management –collaborate effectively across all business departments
·Work from engineering drawings and understand geometric tolerances
·Be I.T literate– Microsoft Office, Minitab (or similar)
·Experience of New Product Introduction

THE COMPANY: Process Engineer

2018 is a really exciting time to join us. We are a well- established process driven, Peterborough based manufacturer and have won many interesting new projects over the last 12 months, adding to and increasing our already diverse customer base.

PROSPECTS: Process Engineer

In this role you will be given huge opportunities for personal growth, a real chance to develop your process and lean engineering experience; enabling you to, one day, have the experience to lead and drive team-based process activities and lean projects. The experience and diversity in this department is remarkable and you will learn so much. There are excellent growth opportunities here for the right person, which we can personally back up through my experience with them. There are also opportunities to gain process related qualifications including lean six sigma here.

It is highly likely you will have worked in any of the following roles and/or markets, and worked with the following products and/or services: Process Engineer, Development Engineer, lean, continuous improvement, Engineer, six sigma, factory, plant, automation, mechanical, electrical, FMEA, manufacturing, problem solving, industrial, reliability, kaizen, 5S, chemical, pharmaceutical, food, FMCG

INTERESTED? Please apply to our retained consultant James Coull quoting Process Engineer reference JAC14925 to DD: 44 (0)1604 683323 Wallace Hind Selection. The Old Vicarage. Duston. Northants. NN5 6JB. Tel: 44 (0) 1604 758857. Please note that the postcodes used for this vacancy are for searching purposes only, they may not refer exactly to where the role is based.