Process Engineer

Recruiter
Techconsult Ltd
Location
Newcastle Upon Tyne
Posted
10 Jan 2018
Closes
09 Feb 2018
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Our client is a UK based manufacturer who has won awards for their design and manufacturing capabilities within the Medical Industry. They manufacture almost 2000 different products in their factory in the North East and are rapidly increasing this on a daily basis.As a company who employs due to growth, they now have an opportunity for a Process Engineer to join their organisation, being responsible for evaluating existing and new processes and configuring manufacturing systems to reduce cost, improve quality and sustainability and develop best practices within the production process.

Responsibilities

  • Analyse, propose and implement cost reduction and productivity improvement measures on processes in manufacturing
  • Improve manufacturing efficiency by analysing and planning work flow, space requirements and equipment layout
  • Perform root cause analysis and implement corrective action for out of control processes, providing technical support and training
  • Support new product introduction into manufacturing
  • Provide process documentation and operating instructions
Experience & Qualifications

  • The successful candidate must hold a relevant Engineering or Manufacturing Degree
  • Experience within a manufacturing environment, applying engineering understanding and knowledge to improve production efficiencies is essential
  • Experience of small batch manufacturing and manual/automated assembly processes is desirable
  • Demonstrable understanding of engineering, scientific, mathematics and other technical information is essential, along with strong problem-solving skills and logical thinking.
  • Knowledge of continual improvement and lean manufacturing principals would be advantageous

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