Process Engineer

Michael Page Engineering & Manufacturing
14 Apr 2018
22 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

We are currently recruiting for a Process Engineer with a global leader in the supply of automotive components to a number of OEMs. With a strong presence in the West Midlands, their Birmingham site is responsible for providing complex assemblies through a 24-7 operation. Through a hugely successful 2017, the business has acquired a number of contracts for new launches that will see their volumes significantly increase over the next 12 months. With that growth, they are now looking at bringing in a Process Engineer to take lead on i) New Product Launches, ii) introduction of SOPs and problem solving on line faults, iii) support automisation of production lines.

Client Details

The business has a global presence in the automotive field with strong presence particularly across Europe and America. Within the UK the business has a number of sites catering to a host of OEMs, all with different demands and expectations. In the West Midlands the business has been established with a substantial heritage and is now experiencing a strong period of growth, resulting in the current position for a Process Engineer.


  • Developing and improving manufacturing processes alongside quality control measures in order to maximise both qualitative and quantitative output from the plant
  • Responsible for helping create and design standard operating procedures for manufacturing personnel including all necessary attention to drawing requirements and specifications.
  • Identify crucial areas for process improvements and assimilate action teams to implement changes
  • Responsible for line support, overcoming any technical issues relating to that area
  • Ensure that all safe working practices are fully known to the team and documented
  • Liaison with suppliers to ensure that their processes meet required standards and that their services are operating at maximum efficiency with regards to quality.
  • Ensuring that all safe working practices are operational and documented thoroughly, encompassing PFMEA's, training/development and Risk Assessments.
  • NPI from process perspective, including great depth of involvement with PLM to ensure that processes are sustainable.


  • Automotive background essential, ideally with investment in new robotic lines
  • Excellent problem solving skills, including 5why's, 8D and DMAIC
  • Superb communication skills with ability to build relationships with many different internal business functions
  • Fully conversant with NPI/ Launch procedures (i.e. PPAP and APQP)

Job Offer

Salary from £40,000 - £45,000 DOE + package

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