Process Engineer

Posted 6 March by Saint-Gobain Limited

Company description:

At Saint-Gobain we design, manufacture and distribute materials which are key ingredients in the wellbeing of each of us and the future of all. Join our innovative, passionate and entrepreneurial community to improve the world of tomorrow with us.

The UK's leading supplier of ductile iron pipes, fittings, valves, highly secure manhole covers, gullies and cast iron drainage solutions for the utilities, civil engineering and construction markets. A UK based business, with two foundries and a distribution centre in the Midlands, we combine international reach with local, innovative and specific solutions across all of our customers.

Job description:

What will I be doing in the role?
In the role as Process Engineer you will;
    Develop departmental data structure and data analysis for team based problem solving activities, working with supervision and operators to lead improvement in current processes and develop a culture of continuous improvement Use data analysis tools and methods, to interpret data collected, to identify improvement projects, such as cost savings in both long and short term horizons Sustain improvement projects through implementing sustaining actions within the department and communicating changes with department managers and supervisors Lead and facilitate the development of process controls to ensure plant process capability is maintained and improved using relevant tools Define the correct level of process controls for and identify adjustments and amendments to raw materials and additives which will reduce costs. Carry out process and engineering investigations and rectify specification / product and quality problems Coordinate the introduction of new processes through trials and training Work with Maintenance personnel to creatively solve equipment downtime and quality issues impacting the attainment of plant performance targets. Liaise with internal customers to gain knowledge and understanding of current and future operational requirements to develop understanding of internal customer needs Promote and lead continuous improvement in all areas of the plant through the adoption and implementation of WCM philosophies tools and techniques

What will I get in return?
As part of the wider Saint-Gobain group, Saint-Gobain PAM UK is able to offer a competitive salary and benefits package. In addition, you will have access to a career without boundaries - this could see you progressing within Saint-Gobain PAM UK or in one of the other 30+ businesses in the UK. Progression in Saint-Gobain isn't always upwards; talented employees also move into new and exciting functions or indeed overseas, to one of the 67 countries in which we operate. The one thing you can be sure of is that you can have an exciting and varied career at Saint-Gobain, where only you set the boundaries to your success.

Seeked profile:

Am I who you are looking for?
First and foremost we always want to recruit great people that align well with our values. We are particularly keen to meet people who share our passion for innovation and sustainability. For the Process Engineer role specifically it is important that you have:
    Experience within a manufacturing environment in improving processes. Experience of WCM or similar continuous improvement methodology. Project management skills and exposure to leading managing and developing teams. Experience and knowledge of Foundry or Metallurgical processes an advantage

Reference: 34619253

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