Process Engineer - Leeds

International Permanent £33,000 - £35,000
  • Fantastic manufacturing business looking to expand their team
  • Permanent

About Our Client

They've combined over a century of engineering expertise, the very best innovators and cutting edge technology to deliver unrivalled product choice on a global scale. Together, we're speeding up to a zero carbon transportation.

Job Description

  • Evaluates manufacturing processes by performing time and method study, designing and
  • conducting fact finding studies; applying knowledge of product design, fabrication, assembly,
  • tooling, and materials; liaise with suppliers and actively engage with Design Engineering and
  • Production Operatives.
  • Develops build processes by studying product requirements; researching, designing,
  • modifying, and testing build methodology and the use of appropriate tooling; confer with
  • suppliers and contractors involved in the build process.
  • Improves build efficiency by analysing and planning work flow, space requirements,
  • equipment requirements and layout and resource.
  • Assures product and process quality by implementing Standard Operating Procedures,
  • designing effective in process inspections and controls for the finished product and process
  • capabilities; establishing standards; to confirm the manufacturing processes or identify a
  • need to revisit and adapt.
  • Provides manufacturing decision-making information by supporting input for calculating
  • production, resource costs; reviewing planning schedules; and forecast future requirements.
  • Support Finance to ensure information is aligned or discrepancies raised.
  • Prepare input for product and process reports and appropriate reports to key production management by collecting, analysing and summarising information and trends.
  • Provide process engineering information by answering questions and requests from
  • Production Operatives, Production Management, Quality and Design Engineering.
  • Mentor colleagues working in the production environment on the principals of 'Right First
  • Time' and the agreed processes.
  • Proactively involved in the design and development projects by capturing the manufacturing process, setting standards and supporting Production Operatives and Management with all 'ChangePoints'
  • Ensure processes are compliant with legislative regulations.
  • Provide direction to the Facilities department for the purchase, calibration and maintenance of equipment.
  • Maintain appropriate product and process data storage by keeping and maintaining databases/ administration files which are user friendly and accessible to all parties.
  • Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; participating in professional societies.
  • Able to act on ERN notifications to update documentation in a timely manner that does not affect production runs in a negative manner.

The Successful Applicant

  • Experience in automobile in process engineering and manufacturing. Experience in driving process change in a coachbuilding & automotive environment.
  • At least 10 years' experience in process engineering or manufacturing roles.
  • Practical Problem Solving (PPS) methods in your 'Tool Kit'.
  • Good organisation and communication skills
  • Able to read/interpret engineering drawings.
  • Use of MS packages (PowerPoint, Word, Outlook, Excel) - SAGE & SAP experience desirable.
  • Good understanding of TQM/ISO standards/TS 16949
  • Good knowledge of engineering methods and procedures, manufacturing quality, product development. Process Failure Mode Effects Analysis (PFMEA), Process Control Plan (CP), Process Flow Diagram (PFD), Manufacturing BOM.

  • Good communication skills.
  • Good leadership skills.
  • Good people management and development skills.
  • Coaching and mentoring skills.
  • Good decision-making skills.
  • Good problem-solving skills.
  • Must have the motivation and drive to ensure tasks are completed within the required timescales and to the expected standards.
  • Must have a positive "can do" attitude.

What's on Offer

  • Full time permanent
  • £33,000 - 35,000 per annum
  • Full time hours
Gary Freeman
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+44 113 388 9042

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Gary Freeman
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+44 113 388 9042
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