Lead Process Engineer - Mechanical Bias

Saint Gobain Limited
14 Apr 2018
21 May 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Company description:

This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced Mechanical Design Engineer to join our passionate and knowledgeable Gypsum Manufacturing Technology team as a Lead Process Engineer. This international role will see you design, procure, install and commission gypsum and other powder handling systems at our new and existing plasterboard manufacturing facilities worldwide.

The Gypsum Manufacturing Technology team, based at our Technical Centre in Leicestershire, are responsible for the professional delivery of new projects and major rebuilds, operational and acquisition support and as the design authority, ensure continuous improvement of plant designs. The specific Process Area Team for this role is responsible for the heart of the plasterboard manufacturing process where gypsum and additives are accurately combined and precisely formed into a continuous paper-lined sheet.

Job description:

What will you be doing in the role?

In the role as Lead Process Engineer you will:

Lead the design development of powder handling processes to deliver best performance at lowest cost, giving due regard to safety, operability, maintainability and legal compliance.
Undertake feasibility studies, scope and develop concept designs and plant layouts, develop specifications and budget estimates for new capital projects.
Develop technical specifications for equipment tendering, negotiate and make recommendations on selection of suppliers and specialist contractors.
Undertake progress visits and equipment acceptance at vendor locations, often in Eastern Europe or Asia.
Supervise safe installation and support equipment commissioning including training of Operations team on sites worldwide.
Be involved in extensive international travel with extended periods away.

Am I what you are looking for?

First and foremost, we always want to recruit talented people that align well with our values and way of working; we innovate, we collaborate, we’re agile, we act with entrepreneurial spirit, and we’re supportive of and close to our customers. Does this sound like you?

For the Lead Process Engineer specifically it is important that you have:

Mechanical Engineering Degree, preferably at Masters level.
Broad Experience Process Equipment Design.
Comprehensive understanding of bulk powder handling and hazardous materials handling (ATEX).
Experience in design, manufacturing, installation and commissioning of equipment for powders handling.
Experience working with LCC equipment suppliers.
Good command of specific design software (AutoCAD, 3D design, etc).

What about the business you’ll be joining?

There are 32 fascinating Saint-Gobain businesses that recruit talented people in the UK and Ireland. Regardless of which business you join, you are assured to be welcomed into a professional and warm environment, where we value all of our employees equally and have a strong focus on their health, safety and wellbeing at all times.

Saint-Gobain Gypsum Activity is the world’s leading manufacturer and supplier of sustainable, innovative, lightweight interior building systems. With over 100 years of experience, the activity operates 75 gypsum quarries, and 135 industrial sites worldwide. Located in over 50 countries and spanning 5 continents, Saint-Gobain Gypsum Activity has a large international presence with a strong local focus. By working in close consultation with architects, specification experts, distributors and contractors we are able to provide superior, building technology solutions in line with the local industry standards everywhere we are.

Saint-Gobain is the world leader in the habitat and construction markets, with over 170,000 employees and operations in 67 countries worldwide. With such a significant presence we are proud to offer our employees a career without boundaries… Are You In?

What will you get in return?

As part of the wider Saint-Gobain group, Gyproc is able to offer a competitive starting salary and benefits package.

In addition, you will have access to a career without boundaries - this could see you progressing within Gyproc or in one of the other 30+ businesses in the UK. Progression in Saint-Gobain isn’t always upwards; talented employees also move into new and exciting functions or indeed overseas, to one of the 67 countries in which we operate.

The one thing you can be sure of is that you can have an exciting and varied career at Saint-Gobain, where only you set the boundaries to your success.

What do you need to do now?

We would love to hear from you. In order to find out more and apply, please click below to register and submit your CV on our careers site.

We recognise the value of diversity and the talents that those from diverse backgrounds can contribute to our success. We encourage applications from all backgrounds and in particular we would like to welcome and attract more women into our business.

No Agency CV’s please.

Open Date: 13/04/2018

Close Date: 12/05/2018

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