Process Development Engineer

Asset Appointments
Closing date
20 Jul 2022

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Contract Type
Full Time

Our client is a world class, global, award winning, established and growing manufacturing business, with strong and sustained investment in people, capital and plant.

Working onsite, and with experience gained in a similar role, the successful candidate will be motivated and dynamic. Working in a fast paced environment you will be responsible for the design, development and introduction of new equipment and processes.

This is a key and influential position within the group, and development aspects of this role may have a direct effect on process and product development in other parts of the business globally.


* Producing machinery and process definitions and specifications for new/existing process or product and/or change requirements

* Creating concepts either internally or in conjunction with machinery suppliers for new processes that support the technology strategy

* Commissioning equipment with machine suppliers ensuring new equipment meets company and legislative HSE regulations.

* Planning activities and projects, taking account of possible changing circumstances; setting deadlines and milestones and initiating corrective action as needed to ensure OTD, expenditure, productivity and quality cost targets are met; and stakeholder needs are incorporated into project plans e.g. global equipment commissioning process.

* Undertaking feasibility studies to verify concepts and construct specifications; works independently, with internal teams and/or with equipment suppliers to deliver cost effective designs, specifications and finished equipment which meets UK and EU safety standards.

* Inputting and analysing data to identify and implement engineering methodologies that meet design intent and process performance expectations;

* Building and maintaining working relationships / connections across the Group and externally e.g. customers and suppliers to achieve progress on objectives and shared interests

* Applying financial awareness in process design and supplier selection;

* Due to the nature of the business and here will be a need to travel overseas on occasion as per the needs of the business.


* Bachelor's degree in an engineering discipline.

* Experience of design (development of processes and/or equipment).

* Management of projects associated with equipment specification, procurement and implementation.

* Ability to devise implement and manage systems and methods for the introduction of new product into production and design for manufacture.

* Equipment specification and subsequent compliance management.

* Practical experience of complex data analysis using 6 Sigma, Lean tools or equivalent.

* A practical knowledge and application of equipment benchmarking and testing

* Proficient and practical experience of managing multiple projects IT: proficient in CAD (Inventor, AutoCAD), MS Office tools, data analysis tools, document management systems.

* Exposure to closed tool technologies advantageous (injection, transfer moulding) would be advantageous.

Details of Package:

Salary up to: £45,000 PA + Competitive Benefits, Including Generous Holiday Entitlement + Flexible working

Dayshift / Site Based with some flexible working around daily core hours

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