Process Engineer

Recruiter
Orion Electrotech
Location
Hitchin
Posted
31 Mar 2019
Closes
10 May 2019
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Process Engineer/Production Engineer

My client based in Hertfordshire, Design & manufacture of various components for international water & gas markets. They are looking for a Process Engineer/Production Engineer to ensure that engineering support and expertise are provided to the Value Stream to optimise and improve process capability and output. This will be done through the application and improvement of manufacturing tools and processes, with all tasks executed within set timelines.

The Process Engineer/Production Engineer will ideally be from a mechanical manufacturing/assembly background with experience working is a cellular manufacturing environment.

Responsibilities of the Process Engineer/Production Engineer

Drive continuous improvement process in all manufacturing activities

Provide support for the Value Stream

Development and improvement of Health & Safety practices

Maintenance and development of fixtures and tooling for new and existing products and processes

Write specifications for manufacturing equipment

Proactively drive the implementation of Lean practices throughout the work place.

To ensure that all process and assembly equipment is suitable for purpose and does not introduce any health or safety hazards.

Support the team leader with the revision and completion of new training record documentation for production personnel

Supporting the Senior Management Team in driving and developing a lean manufacturing culture by using Kaizan tools, SMED, Six Sigma and Value Stream Mapping.

Proactively lead and contribute to cost reduction and improvement initiatives, including recommendations for capital expenditure.

support the culture change towards Continuous Improvement

Support the development of new products through the structured NPD process.

Training and development of the team and individuals to achieve departmental flexibility and multi-skilling

Ensure efficiency levels meet or exceed budget levels and targets

Comply with the site Health, Safety and Environmental policies

Ensure product quality is maintained and achieved at all times

Qualifications/Experience of the Process Engineer/Production Engineer

HND or Degree in an engineering discipline.

proven experience in a similar manufacturing environment.

Lean manufacturing methodologies.

Experience of automated assembly tools, test equipment, tooling and presses

Understanding and experience of assembly activities

Ability to read Engineering drawings.

Ideally have some experience of PLC programming

Process/Production Planning experience would be an advantage.

Keywords

Process, Process Engineer, ERP, QAD, manufacturing, manufacture, water, gas, couplings, flange adaptors, pipe connections, repair, flow control, engineering, Hertfordshire, Production Engineer

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