Process Development Engineer - Industry 4.0

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    Peter Heap

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Process Development Engineer (Industry 4.0) - Warwickshire - Permanent - Aerospace Manufacturing

A Process Development Engineer is required to join an innovative aerospace manufacturing facility on a permanent basis. The successful Process Development Engineer will join the Process Development Department, reporting to and working closely with the Process Development Manager, to deliver automation projects with a focus on Industry 4.0 utilising SMART Factory methodology. The Process Development Engineer will significantly improve productivity through application of automation technology using continuous improvement techniques. The successful candidate will grow within this role to enable him/her to progress to a more senior role within the business within the near future.

Responsibilities and Experience Required of the Process Development Engineer

  • Adhere to all company Health and Safety Policy's and Regulations
  • Identify, explore and evaluate automation opportunities within organisation
  • Work with production on development, stabilisation and automation processes
  • Collaborate with system integrators and internal stakeholders
  • Development of technical specifications and assist with the design stage of projects
  • Work with new technology ensuring smooth production
  • Participates and lead Factory Acceptance Test and Site Acceptance Test projects
  • Assist with introduction of new relevant technologies to production environment
  • Undertake process actions and small-scale projects from the Smart Factory program
  • Support Smart factory PoC to assist with project integration of company equipment
  • Help with preparation for Big Data analysis and Machine Learning
  • Support Machine Monitoring Projects using a structured methodology
  • Research/propose application/trials of suitable digital technologies
  • Work with local and group ICT to evaluate feasibility of proposed digital technology
  • Work with external organisations/partners to create most cost-effective solutions
  • Maintain project action plans ensuring projects progress in a timely manner
  • Ensure process and improvement activities are captured using engineering reports
  • Be prepared to travel to suppliers and other sites within the group occasionally
  • Update documents & procedures to support implementation of equipment & new processes

Qualifications & Requirements of the Process Development Engineer

  • Basic knowledge of programming (Python, C++ or Java script)
  • Degree or BTEC or HNC or Equivalent in Engineering Discipline
  • Knowledge of automation technologies, electronics, sensing and programming techniques
  • Demonstrate customer focus, attention to detail, and organisation skills
  • Good research skills, good initiative, teamwork, transparency, and forward thinking
  • An innovative, autonomous, systematic, and logical thinker
  • Demonstrate an interest in automation & industry 4.0 technology
  • Demonstrate personal commitment, active listening, and clear communication skills
  • Good negotiation, delegation and technical skills
  • Presentation skills - with the ability to engage technical and non-technical audiences
  • A process driven person with a data-based approach to problem solving
  • The ability to understand technical operations and processes
  • A good team player who possesses good interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrate the ability to share knowledge in a clear and open manner
  • Must have exemplary English skills (written, spoken and reading)
  • Must be computer literate with a working knowledge of Microsoft office
  • Demonstrate a good understanding of supplier/customer relationships

Basic Security Clearance may be required due to the nature of the Products being Manufactured

If you are interested in this Process Development Engineer position, then please apply directly or send a suitable MS Word Format CV directly to my email at . Alternatively, if you wish to discuss then please contact Peter Heap on my direct line 01384 446102.

Your CV will be forwarded to Jonathan Lee Recruitment, a leading engineering and manufacturing recruitment consultancy established in 1978. The services advertised by Jonathan Lee Recruitment are those of an Employment Agency.

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