Project Engineer - Pressings

Baxter Hall Recruitment Limited
11 Jan 2018
10 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

We are currently looking to recruit a Project Engineer with Pressings experience for our Engineering client in the West Midlands. The ideal candidate will have previous aluminium knowledge, a strong level of comfort with statistical data analysis and an awareness of quality tools

Reporting to the Director of Operations, the role will be lab-based and you will fulfil a key function within the team, developing processes with a particular focus on developing process parameters for high volume production lines.

Job specification

  • Lead and deliver industrialisation projects.
  • Contribute to mapping out approaches for proving scalable solutions
  • Develop fundamental understanding of the interaction of the material with the process to achieve desired properties, meet quality standard and optimise value add
  • Develop standardised process characterisation procedures to aid process optimisation
  • Advise on equipment choice and develop selection criteria for process engineers
  • Create and document suitable equipment specifications ready for the introduction of new process lines.


  • Degree or equivalent experience in Mechanical Engineering
  • Organised, structured and self-motivated
  • Experience of safely and methodically planning and conducting laboratory tests
  • Confident in statistical data analysis
  • Strong interpersonal, communication and team-working skills
  • Strong technical reporting and presentation skills


  • Experience of press forming of materials, ideally in aluminium and working with OEM customers preferably in the automotive or aerospace industry
  • Project management experience
  • Awareness of quality tools such as 6sigma and Design of Experiments

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