Process Technician

Powys, UK
09 Sep 2019
19 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Process Technician

PERSON SPECIFICATION (summary of the prerequisites required to carry out the role)

* Ability to apply apply logic and analysis

* Strong teamworking ethic

* Self starter with the ability to work on own initiative

* Performance improvement mindset

DEPARTMENT DESCRIPTION (summary of the main purpose and fundamental goals of the Department)

The department is strategically managed by the Engineering Manager in order to effectively support our manufacturing activities and output targets.

ORGANISATINAL RELATIONSHIPS (key reporting relationships, cross functional interfaces, "customers" and Authorities)

Staff reporting to this position: None

Key Internal Contacts: All stakeholders

Key External Contacts: All stakeholders


In conjunction with the Process Engineer, to provide production support for the development, implementation and maintenance of process control. Support production and quality departments with process related problem solving. Monitors and measures compliance with process which includes authority to shut down a die cast cell if a process is subject to an unauthorised deviation, subject to advising the Production Supervisor.


* Perform daily process audits to ensure die cast cells operate without deviation from Process

* Complete the set up of automated equipment during tool changeover

* Assist engineering with the development and implementation of new dies and product lines

* Monitor, analyse and manage machine parameters and SPC data

* Initiate new process sheets for all new set ups to ensure repeatability

* Initiate new and/or update existing charts used to analyse the process in production areas

* Use time and equipment appropriately to eliminate scrap and reduce downtime

* Ensure Health and Safety standards are in place and that appropriate training, supervision and safety checks are carried out.

* Act as an Ambassador for CastAlum at all times.

* Provide appropriate assistance to the team and Company within your competence and skill


* To ensure that production targets and OEE is met.

* To ensure that changeovers are completed in a timely and efficient manner.

* To ease the transition from a maintenance issue to a process issu

* To provide statistical explanations into how parts will work on the die machines

* To ensure that the accurate capture of data used to understand common faults

* To provide accurate statistical information

* To ensure production efficiency

* All employees work within a safe and friendly environment. Observe any training needs and implement a relevant training and development plan.

* To be proud of working for the Company and be a reputable stakeholder in the business.

* Positive feedback from the team and other departments

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