Trainee Process Engineer

Andy File Associates Limited is working as a Recruitment Agency on behalf of our client with regards this permanent  position

Purpose of Role

The trainee Process Engineer role will work towards being accountable for the following responsibilities:

  • Oversee the design and implementation of our production processes
  • As a Trainee Process Engineer, you will be responsible for developing and implementing process strategies, managing process resources, optimizing current processes, and maintaining process documents
  • Ultimately, your job is to maintain the efficiency of production in order to reduce costs (OEE- Overall Equipment Effectiveness)

To ensure success as a Process Engineer you should have experience in

  • Process design
  • Excellent technical skills
  • A high-level analytical/data analysis skills

A top-class Process Engineer can analyse a process system and implement simple yet effective changes to boost safety, quality, and production using PFMEA, DMAIC and TPM tools for example.

Training

  • The role will involve a significant amount of training and working closely with the senior management
  • Initially the role will include a 3 month period of working as part of the production team to develop a full understanding of the process
  • This will involve working the 12 hour day/night shift pattern with the team

Main Responsibilities

Below is a list of responsibilities that would be fulfilled after training is completed.

• Develop a full understanding of all manufacturing procedures and manufacturing equipment
• Ensure all process and equipment meet H&S and environmental requirements of the business, ensuing all systems are kept up to date
• Identifies areas to develop the manufacturing processes by studying product requirements, researching, designing, modifying, and testing manufacturing methods and equipment
• Work with operations manager to implement continuous improvement strategies, management of change and lean production methodologies
• Manage all maintenance requirements within the business including management of all spares.
• Improve variability in the manufacturing process, while identifying areas to reduce costs and other inefficiencies
• Assists in the development and implementation of a digital manufacturing platform.
• Work with suppliers to design, manufacture and install equipment to meet manufacturing requirements
• Work with senior management on key projects such as moving site and critical up-scaling of manufacturing processes
• Keeps equipment operational by coordinating maintenance and repair services, following manufacturer’s instructions and established procedures
• Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; participating in professional societies

Qualifications & Experience

• A degree level qualification or equivalent in an engineering discipline
• Experience working in a manufacturing or engineering role
• Background in developing and implementing production quality systems
• The ability to communicate clearly with staff at all levels
• Excellent IT with knowledge of key windows programmes
• Autocad
• Good presentation skills
• Maths and IT skills

Personal Attributes

Necessary Personal Attributes

• Drive and passion to grow and develop a new business start up
• The ability to communicate clearly with staff at all levels
• Excellent problem-solving skills
• The ability to work to deadlines
• A willingness to work flexibly

Special Features

• During the course of his/her duties the post holder will have access to, or witness confidential information. This must not be divulged to an unauthorised person at any time.

Health & Safety

• In accordance with the Health & Safety Policy Statement, ensure that safe systems of work are used within own area of responsibility; investigate accidents and incidents; arrange for risk assessments to be conducted annually and to ensure staff attend appropriate health and safety training
• To ensure that health and safety standards are maintained and improved in accordance with the Health & Safety at Work Act etc 1974 and the Health & Safety Policy Statement.
• Manage H&S of contractor brought on site via RAMS and permits to work

Reporting to: Operation Manager

Initially the role will include a 3 month period of working as part of the production team to develop a full understanding of the process.

This will involve working the 12 hour day/night shift pattern with the team

Salary : £25,000 – £27,000 pa

 

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