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Process Improvement Engineer

Job Title: Process Improvement Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Hereford
Salary: 36000 - 40000
REF: Process Improvement Engineer
Contact Name: Natalie Sanders
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Job Published: almost 4 years ago

Job Description

Process Improvement Engineer

£36,000 - £40,000 (negotiable based on experience)


The world's leading innovator and manufacturer of nickel-based superalloys with 100+ years of history and experience in their niche industry is now seeking to appoint a Process Improvement Engineer. The Process Improvement Engineer will provide technical support, identify and implement improvements in manufacturing processes, to optimise process performance and capability



The Process Improvement Engineer will:


  • Provide support with regard to process performance, product quality and conformance to both internal and external specifications
  • Identify and implement corrective and preventive actions
  • Carry out root cause analysis, identify and record sources of ‘special cause’ events and process variation that adversely affect process performance and product quality
  • Report agreed key performance indicators relating to department performance against targets
  • Review production systems and processes to ensure adherence with Standard Operating Practices and ensure any deviations are brought to the attention of the process owner/operator
  • Create or modify standard operating procedures as required to help improve product conformance to specification and process capability
  • Attend training sessions in order to develop relevant knowledge and skills for continuous improvement  
  • Support New Product Development initiatives under the supervision of the Product Development Manager
  • Ensure all activities are carried out in accordance with Company Environmental Policy and Health and Safety Policy procedures at all times



  • Previous demonstrable Manufacturing Engineering experience
  • HNC, HND or degree educated
  • Knowledge of implementing lean manufacturing techniques and tools
  • A proven track record of driving out waste and cost within a business
  • Demonstrable experience of improved productivity and process improvement

The Process Improvement Engineer  role would suit someone who has worked in a similar manufacturing role before. *Please note we also have an entry level role and will consider applications from a recent graduates (salary will alter according to experience)


PACKAGE:  36,000 - £40,000 (negotiable dependent upon experience), quarterly bonuses + pension scheme, life insurance, 33 days annual leave (including bank holidays).  Employer of choice with outstanding prospects