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Process Engineer

Dilectus Recruitment Solutions
Warrington, UK
Closing date
12 Nov 2020

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The Client

Our client is part of a huge multinational company with operations and offices all over the world, with an innovative and high technology range of products. As part of their continued growth and expansion of their plant, they are presently seeking a Chemical Process Engineer.

The Role

Reporting to the Production Manager, the Process Engineer supports the manufacturing process from both an operational and technical stand point. Key focus on efficiency, continuous improvement and problem solving; leading and coaching problem solving through root cause analysis. Applicants must possess experience of manufacturing operations and be dynamic and self motivated.


Site lead for control and development of solution mixing and process chemistry focusing on solution preparation.
Supporting the continuous development of the process management system to ensure the - manufacturing process is running within the desired parameters
Daily reactive planning in line with production priorities and operational meetings
Develop a long-term project plan driving continuous improvement
Lead projects in relation to new product introduction, cost saving and efficiency improvements reducing waste and process variability
Lead the development of Failure Mode and Effects Analysis (PFMEA), prioritised in line with plant strategy, new product introduction and site risk matrix.
Develop and deliver technical training packages to the production team on site with respect to the technical aspect of the process and operations
Understand and deploy continuous improvement, statistical tools, lean manufacturing and problem-solving techniques to optimise OEE.
Facilitate and coach the use of appropriate problem-solving techniques for effective root cause analysis and successful corrective preventative action, recognized internal tools QK, BAT, 8D.
Lead role in Management of change assessing safety and process critical risks and mitigation; maintaining an up to date document management system
Liaising with Engineering team with regards to leading, managing and planning shutdown operations through to plant commissioning.
Support Quality and Production, to resolve customer complaints and concerns in a timely manner
Support and contribute to the drive for world class manufacturing and TPM
Support on site material science development
Support and contribute to personal development, performance reviews and reviews of others

Educated to Bachelors level or above in chemical or engineering with manufacturing process experience

Preferably a member of IChemE

IT Systems
- Microsoft Office
- Minitab (desirable)


Knowledge and understanding in material science and chemistry
Knowledge and experience in batch manufacturing processes
Understanding of ISO9001, 14001 requirements
Knowledge of pressure systems, LOLER, PUWER regulations
Ability to lead, coach and utilise problem solving tools
Is This You?

If you are a process engineer with the skills outlined above we want to speak with you. Send your CV to us and if you fit the bill we will be in touch within 24 hours to discuss the role and our client in more detail
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