Process Technologist - Team Leader

The Advocate Group
08 Mar 2018
15 Mar 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Are you a Team Leader with experience in a high volume manufacturer?

Are you interested in joining a multi-billion pound organisation with a global presence who are true experts in their market?

The Advocate Group are recruiting on behalf of their client for an experienced individual who will ultimately be responsible for managing a team of Process Technologists, this role is accountable for product and process within the Value Stream including Washcoat. In this role you will have ownership for all recipe parameters adhering to Change Control governance and ensuring any product risk migration is robust. This is an opportunity to be a member of a core team that helps enhance value for their customers and business, and delivers manufacturing excellence.

Key Responsibilities
  • Line management of Process Technologists within a Value Stream shift. Providing coaching and support, as well as establishing work package priorities
  • Troubleshoots process problems to root cause, implements permanent solutions to prevent recurrence of the problems
  • Resource planning for the team within the shift
  • Tracking and maintaining of training records and identifying gaps and training requirements
  • Leading the Process Technologists in proactively identifying process improvements and identifying and implementing corrective actions
  • Ensureing both self and the team adheres to business/EHS standards at all times, and that all work practices are executed safely
Key criteria and experiences
  • Chemical/Engineering Degree or equivalent qualifications
  • Significant work experience in a high volume manufacturing environment
  • Practical experience of FMEA (Failure Mode Effects Analysis), Kaizen/A3 (continuous improvement and problem solving) process improvement and Poka Yoke techniques
  • Experience leading a technical team
  • Understanding of design and production costs to include waste, downtime, scrap and re-work
This role is working a shift basis and is on either weekdays and a variety of earlies, lates and nights or across a weekend shift pattern.
For more information please contact Stuart Tomkinson at The Advocate Group.

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