Rubber Engineer

Job Reference: WM – 2488

Location: Hampshire

Salary: £40,000

Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Rubber Engineer


  • Develop documented processes for new production parts for the rubber moulding processes and related assembly equipment and cost reduction projects.
  • Lead and support pre-production trial activities by developing counter measures for problem areas and cost reduction projects.
  • Specify and/or direct fabrication of equipment used in rubber direct processing and/or assembly operations (i.e. end-of-arm-tooling, fixtures, jigs etc).
  • Analyse new and current processes for cost reduction activity.
  • Supports the production launch of tooling and processes for new rubber materials and products.
  • Engineers’ equipment, tooling, and process specifications.
  • Works on rubber moulding process parameters to identify root cause of production issues, provides corrective actions and process control plan.
  • Co-ordinate continuous improvement projects on rubber products and processes with multi-function teams.
  • Provides specific rubber process training to technicians and operators.
  • Maintain awareness and understand their roles and responsibilities regarding the environmental policies, management system, and objectives and targets by attending the required training.

About You:

  • BS Engineering discipline or equivalent experience in rubber-processing technology including injection moulding, compression moulding, transfer moulding.
  • Thorough understanding of rubber injection and compression moulding.
  • Demonstrated project management skills.
  • Ability to judge key critical quality characteristics of rubber-based products.

Desired qualifications and skills

  • Skilled in computer usage including Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Experience in a cross-functional-cultural work environment.
  • Thorough understanding of rubber manufacturing operations with respect to automotive parts.

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.

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Candidates must be eligible to work and live in the UK