process engineer

Proftech Talent
£28 - £35/hour
11 Sep 2018
28 Sep 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Process / Manufacturing Engineer

Job Description

The Business

The company that designs, develops and manufactures rocket motors for use in tactical missiles. Its operations are spread across several sites in the UK and France and it has an annual turnover of about £100M and approximately 700 staff.

Knowledge and skills in the following would be preferential

* Production /process engineering
* Equipment and tooling design
* Manufacturing process control
* Lean manufacturing techniques
* Health, Safety and Environment experience (ideally involving hazardous materials)
* CNC machining, moulding, bonding and assembly

Experience in all these disciplines would be ideal but not essential as full training will be given.

Core skills and responsibilities

* Manufacturing engineering – methodologies, planning, cell development and quantitative analysis.
* Lean manufacturing – waste reduction, process analysis and optimisation.
* Machining – CNC milling and turning, programming desirable but not essential, engineering tolerance, machine set-up and tooling development.
* Health, Safety and Environment, e.g. PUWER, COSHH, REACH
* General – Microsoft Office suite.


* C&G, HNC, HND or Mechanical Engineering degree (or equivalent).

Candidates will need a structured approach to improvement opportunities and be able to prioritise workload to meet customer and stakeholder deadlines.

If possible, based on their own experience, candidates should demonstrate practical examples of improvements and problem solving.

Above all, the successful candidates must be proactive and capable of working within a team. They should also have a positive attitude, and be looking for development within the role and a long term career.

Working Hours:

Monday to Thursday – 08.00-12.00/12.30-16.30

Friday – 08.00-1300

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