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Date Added: Thu 21/04/2022

Process Engineer

Deeside, UK
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Job Type: Permanent, FullTime

Salary: £30000 - £55000/annum + bonus

Are you an experienced Process or Project Engineer with a bias towards mechanical engineering? Our client, a 150-year-old business in the FMCG sector who have traded strongly throughout Covid and have recently expanded internationally, are currently looking for a Process Engineer for their production hub in Deeside. The Deeside site is a customer centric, production focused centre of excellence, solely focused on production, manufacturing and NPD.

This is a brand-new department in the business so you will pioneer the improvement of existing and new processes running this function as you see fit. You will be working with a high level of autonomy and have the scope to shape the role as you wish. The main focus of the role is to benchmark their current production processes and analyse them to see if and how they can be made more efficient. There will also be a focus on standardising and optimising processes.

If you are looking to take a step up into a lead role or if you are already in a lead role looking to build a team then this opportunity presents a number of options for the successful candidate. Cultural fit for this role is just as important as technical ability.

Included in the responsibilities are:

* Provide process engineering knowledge in the development of new products

* Evaluate existing equipment and systems

* Determine specifications and scope of projects

* Design and implement new equipment and systems for production

* Work with product development technologists to bring a product from concept to launch

* Work with external service providers, operations and technical to determine equipment layout

* Test and troubleshoot equipment and systems

* Provide technical support during implementation phase

* Solve problems in collaboration with plant engineering, continuous improvement and external manufacturers

* Measuring yields, measurable parameters, identifying best practice manufacturing.

* Scheduling and managing production line trials and revaluations making sure that everything has gone to plan

* Building strong relationships with NPD, Production, Engineering, Technical and other staff who will be involved in the Launch or manufacture of the products

* Understanding company production processes and flagging up any potential problems to NPD staff at early development stages

* Developing practical schedules for product launch

* Conducting ongoing investigations into production processes and making recommendations for improvements if necessary

* Ensuring that operating procedures are written correctly for each new product

* Supporting initial production runs and being available to trouble shoot and provide expert advice if necessary

* To identify best practice and cost saving opportunities

Please get in touch for a discreet, no-obligation discussion
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