Process Engineer

Process Engineer

Jonathan Lee Recruitment | Worcestershire, England, UK

Posted 5 days ago

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ROLE PROFILE: Process Engineer

HOURS: 8am - 430pm / 1pm on Friday

LOCATION: Stourport

BENEFITS: Pension, Life Assurance, Opportunity to buy shares at a discounted rate, 25 Days holiday plus stats, Bonus TBC

NOTICE PERIOD: 3 month notice period at the end of your probation period

OVERVIEW & SCOPE OF ROLE: Process Engineer

The position is integral as part of the growth of the Engineering Team. The role will provide engineering support to the business to help deliver solutions / projects which will add benefit to the overall operational site performance. The responsibilities will be varied and challenging, dependent upon the operational requirement and will cover most disciplines of process engineering. Daily support will be required to key operational areas and will be a "go to" for any engineering requirements.


  • Responsible for increasing manufacturing productivity by an agreed % per annum and develop countermeasures that will be in line with the business's strategic ambitions
  • Collaborate with supplier representatives to ensure the newest technology and consumables are being used to drive process and quality efficiency
  • Lead / attend engineering / technical review meetings and present work status and provide feedback where required
  • Build a culture of continuous improvement on the shop floor, by working with and developing the skills of equipment setters and operators
  • Responsible for NPI, the procurement of production equipment, ancillaries, managing first off production trials with the operations and quality teams
  • Responsible for supporting production teams on daily issues ensuring plant/processes remain operational
  • To work with the operations management to generate and manage gross margin improvement plans and proactively challenge existing work practices to support the annual business planTo be committed to and champion a strong EHS culture on site
  • To support a strong culture of near miss reporting across all staff to assist in driving improvements to the site safety performance
  • To be committed to the Group-wide ethics and compliance programme, RBP; ensuring a common approach to doing business the right way and adhering at all times to the core elements of the programme - values, policies/guidance, training/education and compliance risk assessment


Essential Experience

  • A minimum of 5 years' experience within a production environment in a Process Engineering role utilising lean manufacturing tools and techniques, including, but not limited to; value stream mapping, 6S, KanBan and Kaizen
  • Experience in project delivery and problem solving
  • Experience in Process Engineering in an ISO 9001 environment
  • Experience of operating within a strong H&S Culture

Desirable Experience

  • Experience utilising quality tools and Advanced Product Quality Planning techniques including, but not limited to; FMEA, SPC, Capability studies, DoE, 8D , Lean Sigma & Control Plans
  • Experience in a high-volume manufacturing environment


  • Analytical and data driven
  • Ability to influence business decision makers (technical and manufacturing) in a challenging environment
  • Strategic innovative thinker, able to convert plans into effective lean solutions
  • Performance driven and self-motivated
  • Ability to motivate through coaching and experience
  • Tenacious, strong and forthright team player
  • Good effective communicator at all levels
  • Able to earn respect of team and peers
  • Ability to evaluate, understand and manage risk associated with a project
  • Strong planning and organisational skills
  • Effective negotiator
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office

Your CV will be forwarded to Jonathan Lee Recruitment, a leading engineering and manufacturing recruitment consultancy established in 1978. The services advertised by Jonathan Lee Recruitment are those of an Employment Agency.