Process Engineer - Automation and Development - #978363

Wallace Hind Selection LTD


Date: 3 weeks ago
City: Manchester
Salary: £55,000 - £65,000 / year
Contract type: Full time
Work schedule: Full day
Wallace Hind Selection LTD

Global leading packaging automation company are looking for an experienced Process Engineer to cover UK & Europe and can offer fantastic career growth opportunities
 
BASIC SALARY: £55,000 - £65,000 dependant on your experience
 
BENEFITS:
· Company Car
· Bonus
· 8% Employer Pension
· Life Assurance
· 26 Days Holiday + Bank Holidays
 
LOCATION: Home based with up to 70% European Travel
 
COMMUTABLE LOCATIONS: Manchester, Birmingham, London, Glasgow, Bristol, Berlin, Paris, Rome
 
JOB DESCRIPTION: Process Engineer, Project Manager - Automation & Development, PLC Programming, packaging machinery
 
You will be an experienced Process Engineer, reporting direct to the Senior Director - Global Engineering, and will manage asset projects covering all aspects from equipment identification and development, testing and fault resolution, specification, contracts and purchasing. You will actively seek and introduce new process technology to meet business specific requirements in the packaging conversion and finishing applications for cartons, labels, leaflets and rigid boxes.
 
The role will involve day to day interaction with other members of the Global Engineering Team as well as local level management teams and employees together with significant amounts of travel between sites.
 
KEY RESPONSIBILITIES: Process Engineer, Project Manager - Automation & Development, PLC Programming, packaging machinery
 
Key elements of the role are in the identification of new technologies and adaptations of existing as appropriate for site specific project requirements.

You will also:
· Define and promote quality standards, test methodologies, quality plans and validation documents for the collection and analysis for any and all process machinery.
· Work closely with the process and finishing / automation experts to review requirements and implement test and machine control procedures for both future and current production machinery.
· Liaise with key machine suppliers on developments and future technology developments.
· Improve and sustain the performance of process equipment with any new developments to the market.
· Development where required of a better material / machine process for cost/quality/technical benefits.
· In conjunction with the Manufacturing Excellence Team establish and co-ordinate user groups to generate an open, positive, competitive environment for discussion of new technology and resolution of any issues with OEMs.
· Working in conjunction with other Manufacturing Excellence teams on prepress, print, colour management, cut & crease and finishing projects.
· Ensure correct validation and inspections processes are in place with new process equipment.
· Assist in specifying, testing and commissioning the equipment being installed.
 
PERSON SPECIFICATION: Process Engineer, Project Manager - Automation & Development, PLC Programming, packaging machinery
 
Ideally, you will have prior experience within the packaging manufacturing process to include print both web & sheet-fed and packaging conversion & finishing areas.
 
· Knowledge of the Carton board Industry
· Good technical and engineering knowledge of machinery.
· Implementing and maintenance of best practice across multiple sites.
· Understanding of printing, and finishing machinery associated with the packaging and converting industries.
· Knowledge of automation and end of line packaging processes
· Project management experience and scheduling.
· Interpersonal skills.
· SHE awareness - legislative standards / good practice / risk management.
· Experience in Performance Excellence / Lean Manufacturing
· Experience in using KPI's / performance measurement / benchmarking.
· Knowledge of PLC programming would be of  interest
· Numerical / Verbal reasoning skills in English and ideally other languages where possible
 
THE COMPANY:
 
As a market leader in fibre-based packaging equipment, we offer a broad portfolio of differentiated, sustainable, innovative solutions to address your industry and channel pressures, implemented efficiently by world class automation. Our expertise in packaging design to automation provides you the lowest total cost of ownership by performance matching the right substrate, design, and equipment, ensuring world-class uptime, optimised labour resources and future-proof flexibility. Extending through the life of the placement, our partnership guarantees industry leading after-market service support, and responsive adaptation to your changing needs.
  
It is highly likely you will have worked in any of the following roles and/or markets, and worked with the following products and/or services: Process Engineer, Project Manager, Design Engineer - PLC Programming, PPMA, process machinery, robotics, automation, material handling, Corrugated, Carton Board
 
INTERESTED? Please click apply. You will receive an acknowledgement of your application.
 
Please Note: Wallace Hind Selection have been chosen as the retained recruitment partner of our client and therefore any direct applications to our client from candidates or agencies will be forwarded on to us direct.
 
REF: IP17607, Wallace Hind Selection

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