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Process Engineer

Posted 17 November by Adecco UK Limited Ended
Adecco Durham has a fantastic opportunity to join a well established manufacturing company as a Process Engineer to join their team based in Stanley, County Durham.

Our client is a market leader in their field supplying clients locally, nationally and internationally with a proven quality and service record.

This is a permanent position and the role is a day shift. role and my client offers a competitive salary of £27,000 to £30,000 (dependent on experience).

The main objectives of the role are:
Report and improve productivity and reduce the downtime of machinery throughout the Assembly Department. The successful candidate will be required to interface between production management, development and customer support as and when required. The post holder ensures that the Company operates in a safe manner to meet the production demands of the customer, on time, within cost and to the required quality standard.

*Maintenance on production machinery, (Assembly Department)
*Manage the compressor service to the whole factory
*Designing, installing and commissioning new production units, monitoring modifications, upgrades and troubleshooting existing processes

The main responsibilities are:
Responsible to Engineering Coordinator
Responsible for the training and development of Production Technicians (Assembly)
Responsible for any production Apprentices

The main duties of the role are:
*Liaise with external suppliers for repair work (including costs and delivery)
*Preparations of cost benefit analysis to assist management decisions in the purchase of new equipment relevant to this field
*Capital investment recommendations (machinery) for the budget process and during the year
*Arrange and hold regular team meetings to develop engineers and the process
*Review and update job performance and objectives in line with the business strategy
*Liaise with Manufacturing Coordinator/production control on machine availability
*Attend inter Company visits to assess new methods and procedures
*Ensure the most efficient use of factory energy in accordance with CSR Policy
*Manage control measures for all hazardous substances
*Obtain competitive quotations from equipment suppliers
*Ensure timely ordering and supply of spare parts
*Source new items and new products for improvement as and when required
*Manage general maintenance on the production equipment
*Manage general maintenance on all ancillaries
*Support Technical and Quality departments on new projects
*Attend production and H&S meetings
*Recruit, train and motivate engineering staff to ensure that they carry out their responsibilities to the required standards
*Monitor the results of the planned maintenance program and introduce any required changes where effectiveness needs to be improved
*Determine engineering training and development plans for shift technicians
*Carry out fault finding to detect and repair any electrical or mechanical faults on equipment
*Monitor machinery to ensure it is working effectively
*Changeover times achieved to agreed standard
*Downtime is no greater that the agreed level
*Quality standards can be achieved and maintained
*This list is not exhaustive and therefore any reasonable duty required by the Senior Production
*Coordinator

The successful candidate will have the following knowledge, qualifications and technical skills:
*ONC in an Engineering Discipline
*ILM 2 Team Leader Certificate (or willingness to work towards)
*PLC experience (preferably Omron and Mitsubishi)
*Electro-mechanical skills
*How to implement PPM/TPM systems
*Skills - Personal
*Decision making skills
*Management skills
*Ability to use own initiative
*Attention to detail
*Commitment to quality

Adecco is an equal opportunities employer.

Adecco is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy. The Adecco Group UK & Ireland is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

Reference: 33831110

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