Job ref: JH/55731

Process Improvement Engineer

Process Improvement Engineer
Based in Leicestershire

Job ref: JH /55731

Salary: Commensurate with Experience

Our client is a leading manufacturer of polymer compounds with a global customer base into a plethora of markets. They are currently looking to recruit a hands on Process Improvement Engineer to optimise existing processes for production ensuring maximum output is achieved. The successful candidate will have a proven background in extrusion and have trained in lean or six-sigma.

The role:
· To optimise existing processes for production. Optimisation to ensure maximum output is achieved in line with established quality standards and within equipment capability.
· To support in training to operational staff to improve the level of understanding of the plant and processes.
· Develop expertise in appropriate corrective techniques to restore or improve product quality.
· To troubleshoot process related product quality issues as they occur in close liaison with Quality, Production Management, and the relevant technical specialists.
· To undertake Quality Engineering Investigations covering plant and machinery, process control and working practices.
· To fully incorporate any process changes or new processes into the standard Production Quality Systems and to help develop new systems to facilitate this process.
· To ensure that process control and data logging systems, where they exist, are used effectively.
· Promote and develop the use of SPC within the business.
· To undertake and fully document production trials on new products in order to facilitate a smooth transition from laboratory to full production.
· Develop a sound understanding of manufactured compounds and to keep abreast of process developments and contribute to ideas and recommendations to improve productivity and plant performance.
· Ensure that the latest technology and techniques available are used to improve Health and Safety.
· Maintain a process based continuous improvement programme

The Person:

· Experience in a hands on function with in Extrusion
· Be commutable to site for call outs
· Training in lean or continuous improvement methodologies
· Excellent planning and organization
· Flexible

To apply please contact Jason Hutchison
0044 (0) 1789 207070

Listgrove is more than a global recruitment partner to its clients in the plastics, packaging, recycling and chemical industries. For over 45 years, we have supported companies with professional advice and successful HR solutions. All assignments are tailored to the client’s needs and delivered by expert consultants.

Why select Listgrove?
· Established in 1975
· Recruited in 68 countries
· Recognised International brand
· Exhibited around the world; in Russia, China, India, USA, Middle East, North Africa and extensively throughout Europe
· Global network of candidates and talent data
· Search projects completed across all functions and at all levels of seniority
· Access to a network of offices across the world

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