Process Engineer

Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear (GB)
£20000.00 - £30000 per annum
05 Apr 2017
05 May 2017
Job role
Process Engineer
Contract Type
Full Time

An opportunity has arisen for an experienced Process Engineer for a Global client based in the Newcastle area.

My client is a well-established manufacturing supplier to multiple industries. They are currently looking for an enthusiastic Process Engineer, to work within a creative team to ensure communication between all departments, solving quality and manufacturing problems whilst maintaining and improving efficiency of the business.

Experience required

 To work closely with the Production Team, Production Operators and the Engineering Maintenance and Technical departments to plan and manage the production of products and introduction of new builds and equipment.

 To work closely with the Technical Department to develop quotes for prospective customers by producing robust engineering solutions with a focus towards costs, quality and delivery.

 To work closely with the Technical Department and Production Operations teams to plan and manage the transfer/implementation of a theoretical concept of a design or new equipment investment into the manufacturing process.

Areas of Responsibility:

 Working with the design team on new products to identify lean processes and ensuring resources are available to facilitate new product manufacture.

 Identify and design improvements for process and/or product.

 Participate in the identification, production and implementation of essential documentation needed to ensure consistency of process, product and parts.

 Manage and identify improvements to be made to existing equipment.

 Participate in the world class activities and policy deployment.

 Assist the Maintenance Department with equipment improvement activities.

 Co-operate in the product and process FMEA (Failure Mode Effect Analysis) as a team member.

 Design, implement and review Process maps/sheets for operators.

 Identify and design improvements for processes, maximising lean operations producing and updating paperwork to reflect the changes.

 Project management – create, manage and monitor the plan in line with machine, process, and investment as part of the project.


Skills & Experience required for the role:

  • A higher level qualification in an engineering discipline; minimum of a HNC qualification or equivalent linked to a time served background.
  • Ability to create autoCAD drawings and conceive an idea into an autoCAD drawing.
  • Experience of working within a manufacturing organisation – high volume and/or batch production.
  • Process Engineering Experience and knowledge within a manufacturing industry.
  • Good knowledge of Lean tools and techniques (5s, TPM & Kaizen) preferably with implementation experience.
  • Quick understanding of complex situation and implementation of corrective actions.
  • Jig Design, problem solving and report writing skills.

If you feel you would be a successful Process Engineer in the Newcastle area with the above skills please apply below, Graduates welcome.