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Senior Process Engineer


Job Description:

Senior Process Engineer



We are working with a leading manufacturer of specialist printing & packaging products in their search for a Senior Process Engineer.

The successful candidate will lead development of processing standards & methods for all products, as well as manage projects to improve safety, quality, yields, and increase capacity.


Salary of a Senior Process Engineer

Up to £55,000


Job Description of a Senior Process Engineer

  • Develop extrusion processing standards & methods and oversee training to ensure best practices are followed.
  • Analyse, and interpret process historical data to correctly focus improvement activities.
  • Conduct statistical analysis and DOE’s to determine critical processing parameters.
  • Lead or participate in multifunctional teams including EH&S, manufacturing, quality control, maintenance, and R&D to drive improvements.
  • Develop justification for Capex projects and manage programs to improve safety, quality, increase capacity, reduce waste, and improve profitability.
  • Interact with suppliers to develop concepts and establish equipment specifications in order to design, purchase, install, and qualify new equipment within established timelines.
  • Responsible for creating, updating and maintaining process documentation for the plant’s ISO system.


Skills & experience of a Senior Process Engineer

  • 5-10 years previous Process Engineering experience ideally in polymer extrusion.
  • Experience in handling and blending liquid and dry chemicals.
  • BSc. in Polymer Engineering, Chemical Engineering or Mechanical Engineering.
  • Knowledge of statistical process control, root cause analysis and ISO 14000 and ISO 9000 systems experience.
  • Six Sigma Green Belt, Six Sigma Black Belt, or Quality Engineer experience preferred.


Why Should You Apply?

  • Work in a strong technical team in a senior role with autonomy for a secure business.


Theo James Recruitment specialise in Manufacturing & Engineering recruitment across the following disciplines. 

  • Supply Chain/Logistics, Management
  • Quality - Engineering, Management
  • Design - Engineer, Management
  • Maintenance – Technician, Engineer, Management
  • Production / Process Engineering
  • Health, Safety & Environmental
  • Project Engineering, Management
  • Leadership and Management
  • Job Type

    Permanent, Full Time

  • Work Authorisation

    United Kingdom

  • Industry Sector Manufacturing
  • Years Experience

    5+ years

  • Career Level

    Experienced (Non-Manager)

  • Educational level

    Bachelor's Degree

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