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Process Engineer

Ref no. BHN569746
Location Pontypool, Wales
Start date ASAP
Job type Contract 12 Months
Job status Closed

Job summary

Process Engineer - 12 month contract - Glascoed, Monmouthshire - £43.54 ph UMB or £33 ph PAYE (Inside IR35)

Key skills required for this role

Process Engineer, Process Engineering, Manufacturing Engineer, Continuous Improvement


Process Engineer

Job description

The Role

A strong background in manufacturing process development and also have a working knowledge of Non-Destructive Techniques (NDT) and PLC control systems, preferably Siemens.

Many processes involve the control of powders, liquids or slurries through pressing, casting or extrusion processes; therefore knowledge of materials technology or fluids is desirable but not essential.

Other processes involve assembly of high precision components. In cases of no or limited materials technology processing, the candidate will demonstrate an aptitude to learn and develop expertise in this subject. Specific duties will include the identification and management of process technical requirements, provision of expertise into the risk management process, provision of engineering support to the tendering process.

Implementation of Safe Systems of Work in line with Company and Statutory requirements and the technical management of the commissioning and qualification process.

The role will also involve Continuous Improvement activities in support of existing products and processes, which will involve the planning and introduction of process changes in a controlled and timely manner.

The role is responsible for the development of manufacturing processes from concept through to commissioning and qualification. Applicants must be able to demonstrate a proven capability in developing manufacturing processes including system integration. The successful applicant will be the first point of contact for process queries within the team.

Role Responsibilities:

Not limited to...

  • Plan and manage manufacturing process development activities within capital budgets, whilst providing solutions and processes that are robust, timely, and cost effective which meet with customer expectations.
  • To coordinate development activities to establish supporting data that ensures the manufacturing processes are based on a sound understanding of the materials which are being processed and the technology adopted for the plant and equipment.
  • To coordinate and manage a project data file capturing salient data including design and rationale, trials data, process definition including drawings and specifications, certification and safety data. This data is to be controlled through the company's Product Lifecycle Management system, Teamcenter.
  • To develop robust manufacturing processes implementing industry standard controls to ensure long term process stability, including but not limited to the following: Lean principles, PCPs, PFMEAs, PLC monitoring with Built In Test and Visual Management Systems.
  • Lead and support a number of activities including process reviews, capability studies, Safe System of Work, preparation and compilation of progress reports. To carry out Risk Assessments on processes and equipment, in a high hazard industry.

What BAE Systems are looking for, from you:

  • Knowledge of SIL and LOPA Analysis.
  • A good knowledge of statistical techniques for measuring process capability and maintaining process control would be an advantage, including an understanding of Six-Sigma and the ability to develop, establish and maintain capable production processes.
  • Competent in the use of computers including Microsoft Office.
  • Experience of Contactor Management.
  • Significant experience in carrying out Risk Assessments of manufacturing processes and equipment.
  • Experience and demonstrated knowledge of materials processing.
  • Experience an demonstrated knowledge in manufacturing in a high hazard environment.
  • IOSH Managing Safety / NEBOSH Certificate.
  • Green Belt Six Sigma.
  • A good understanding of project/risk management and the ability to use associated tools and techniques.
  • Applicants must be self-motivated, able to demonstrate good planning and organisational skills, have good technical and manufacturing understanding, show initiative and be able to work under pressure on a number of activities simultaneously.

Security Requirements: SC, start on BPSS

This role will require you to hold or be eligible to obtain Security Clearance (SC). You will need to obtain a BPSS check as part of this process. You must be eligible to work in the UK without sponsorship and have lived and worked in the UK for a minimum 5 year period. If you are unsure as to whether you are eligible, please contact me to discuss.

The Umbrella rate quoted above is the Gross Umbrella rate (i.e. the rate we pay to the Umbrella Company inclusive of ALL employment costs). Please note, the rate paid by the Umbrella will be less, as will a Limited Deemed rate or Agency PAYE rate. Please get in touch to discuss the rates via these different payment vehicles.

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