Process Engineer

Port Sunlight, Merseyside
Up to £31301 per annum
Closing date
8 Jul 2022

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Exciting opportunities have arisen to join a world leading global organisation, our global FMCG client (the powerhouse behind brands such as Walls, Persil, Magnum and Knorr) as a Process Engineer (2 roles available) to be based in Port Sunlight, Wirral. This is a full-time temporary role for 3 months to start ASAP, paying up to £31,301 per annum, pro rata, working 37.5 hours per week (7am-3pm).

Role Overview

  • The cell Process Engineer owns the performance data analytics, line settings process, changeover process and problem solving for their lines.
  • They are responsible for providing the rights stops and performance data for the line workflows and problem-solving sessions.
  • They are responsible for elimination the process variability of the equipment assigned to them through line settings and changeover processes.
  • They are responsible for building problem solving capability in operators.

Key Accountabilities

  • Owns stops and performance data analytics for the line. Provides stops, MTBS, OEE data for meetings.
  • Supports the line team with further analytics for line workflows and problem-solving sessions.
  • Owns Line heat map for loss stratification and top loss identification
  • Continuously drives the development of the performance analytics tools
  • Owns the line settings process for the line. This includes deployment, execution, reporting the KPI for meetings and continuous improvement of the process
  • Owns the changeover process for the line. This includes deployment, execution, reporting the KPI for meetings and continuous improvement of the process cell
  • Leads SMED workshops for the line to improve the changeover process
  • Owns the problem-solving process for the line.
  • Provides subject matter support to the line team and operators
  • Supports building problem solving capability in operators
  • Coaches operators on processes
  • Support the development and execution of distinct areas of the 90-day plan and weekly/monthly plans
  • Supports and leads problem solving sessions

Key Requirements

  • Engineering degree preferable (chemical/mechanical/electrical) but not essential if you have demonstrable experience in manufacturing.
  • Understanding of root cause analysis, continuous improvement and SMED is essential.
  • Able to visualize clearly what the ideal production system is.
  • Clearly understand operating principles and establish correct operating standards.
  • Can present findings and rationales clearly so that whole factory team can understand.
  • Able to make logical decisions based on data.
  • Able to prioritise effectively between daily losses (Sporadic) and long-term losses (Chronic).


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Manpower UK Ltd
C/O Unilever HPC
Port Sunlight
CH62 4ZD

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