Mould Process & Installations Engineer

Job Reference: WM – 2344

Location: Telford

Salary: Circa £45,000

Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Mould Process & Installations Engineer

Responsibilities:

Responsible for the development & installation of cost competitive IM moulding processes, founded through the implementation of latest technology and engineering innovation to realise production engineering strategic goals & objectives.

Safety & Environment

  • To ensure all equipment adheres to procedures & EU Standards
  • Follow and promote safe working in line with safety policies to achieve company H&S KPI’s
  • Ensure all contractors are managed in line with procedures

Quality

  • Ensure the specification of processes to help drive to be a >1 PPM company following a BiQ with Ownership approach
  • Ensure process controls are clearly defined and implemented fully.
  • Strong working knowledge to enable generation of the quality tools of QA Network, PFMEA and process Control Plans
  • Strong IM processing knowledge to enable support to the MFG areas on the occurrence of processing problems such as, customer concern, scrap and defect
  • Support customer visits with equipment demonstration.
  • Generate manuals and training for new processes & equipment.
  • Prepare and present materials to cross functional teams and senior managers including new project gateway release.
  • Identify and implement TPM/PM schedules to machinery, jigs and fixtures.

Delivery

  • Ensure new process implementation schedules are met delivering the correct maturation level of process at the correct timing

Cost

  • Maintain capacity and factory layout plans to optimise material flow.
  • Calculate theoretical chemical usage and monitor against actual.
  • Lead operation ratio improvement of machines and processes to increase machine availability
  • Define long term Kaizen plans and monitor achievement.
  • Implement ECI/PCI within the manufacturing process.
  • Assess the impact of ECI / PCI to process and implement changes.
  • Conduct capability studies on new and existing products and processes.
  • Co-ordinate the introduction of new products and processes through trial builds and training.
  • Create detail specifications for machinery ensuring standardisation and compliance, including identification of required process services/requirements and management of installation of process from specification to process hand over on time and within budget

Human

  • Contribute to your own self-development to ensure your knowledge is at the forefront of engineering.
  • Willingly share process knowledge with mould team in order to create sustainable organisational structure

About You:

  • HND/HNC in relevant discipline or Minimum 2 years Production Engineering experience.
  • Demonstrable knowledge of polymer technology, processing & IMM processes
  • Demonstrable experience of defect / scrap reduction.
  • Demonstrable ability to perform and analyse capability studies.
  • Demonstrable ability to understand and implement process control in manufacturing area.
  • Demonstrable ability to specify, procure, project manage & install IM machinery and associated services & processes
  • High level of numerical / analytical ability.
  • Demonstrable ability of leading cross functional improvement teams.
  • Operation ratio data collection and analysis.
  • Risk management / Assessment.
  • Knowledge of relevant H&S Legislation (Machinery Directive, PUWER, British Standards etc).

Desirable

  • Engineering based degree.
  • Experience of automotive. manufacturing standards.
  • Ability to communicate at all levels from Associate to MD.
  • Experience of hot plate welding & 2K elastomer processes

Job Application:

If you would like to be considered for this role, please apply to send a copy of your full CV – or call us now.

Whilst this position may not be of interest to you or suit your skills and experience, please don’t hesitate to get in contact with a member of the team at Willcox Matthews to understand how we can support you.

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Candidates must be eligible to work and live in the UK