Manufacturing Process Engineer

Job Title: Manufacturing Process Engineer
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Stafford, Staffordshire
Salary: £25 - £35 per hour + LTD Company (DOE)
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 1705-53_1495459788
Contact Name: Ashley Henson MIRP
Contact Email:
Job Published: May 22, 2017 14:29

Job Description

Sitec has an exciting opportunity for a Manufacturing Process Engineer for our client Perkin Engines, in Stafford. This is a contract role for an estimated 12 months.

Perkins Engines, a wholly owned subsidiary of Caterpillar Inc., is recognised as a leading manufacturer of industrial diesel engines. OEM Manufacturers and users on every continent have, for generations, trusted Perkins Engines to power their world.

A position has become available for a Manufacturing Process Engineer at the Stafford facility. The Manufacturing Process Engineer position works both independently and as part of a team to maintain and improve current processes and systems used in manufacturing large engines. In addition, the Manufacturing Process Engineer will react to process demands to ensure Perkins customers receive a reliable product on time.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Evaluate projects and prepare feasibility studies on current manufacturing processes to define desired results, assess value added proposition and determine project plans.
  • Analyse, provide specifications and perform acquisition for new or replacement manufacturing equipment to improve current manufacturing processes.
  • Improving existing manufacturing operations, incorporating new methods, new technologies and modern manufacturing processes
  • Drive change to current processes to improve quality and velocity through the use of lean manufacturing principles.
  • Preparing manufacturing documentation required for product manufacture.
  • Analyse requirements and make recommendations for facility systems, processes, equipment needs, and engineering product designs.
  • Drive out waste from the current processes through lean manufacturing tools and techniques
  • Complete both specialised and broad-based assignments / projects which may require collaboration and integration with other functions

As the successful candidate you will be a champion for Manufacturing Engineering process adherence and project structure. You will adhere to the APQP process for process changes and new equipment introduction and play a key role in New Product Introduction implementation for Manufacturing Engineering.

Essential skills / experience:

  • Previous experience in a technical Manufacturing related role
  • Thorough knowledge of manufacturing concepts
  • Previous experience of using lean manufacturing tools and techniques
  • Forward thinking, innovative approach to process design
  • Good communication, interpersonal and teamwork skills

Desired skills / experience:

  • Degree qualified in an engineering discipline
  • Process control experience, APQP/PPAP
  • Experience in managing capital equipment design, installation and commissioning
  • Knowledge and usage of MS Office packages
  • Process/systems orientated background
  • Ability to work with a diverse group of employees and customers

This vacancy is being advertised by Sitec.