Manufacturing Process Improvement Engineer

Manufacturing Process Improvement Engineer

Job Title: Manufacturing Process Improvement Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Hereford, Herefordshire
Industry: Pharmaceutical
Reference: HQ00003141_1582819913
Contact Name: Carla White
Contact Email:
Job Published: 27 February 2020
Job Description

Manufacturing Process Improvement Engineer

Hay on Wye

Competative pay rate for the area

A new opportunity has arisen for a Manufacturing Process Improvement Engineer to join the Continuous Improvement team, with my cleint

The successful candidate will be responsible for;

* Delivering hands on Manufacturing Process Engineering, focused on operational improvements across the site.

The ideal candidate will be a graduate Manufacturing Engineer with at least 3 years Post Graduate experience in a Pharmaceutical, FMCG or similar Packaging environment, looking for their next challenge.

This role offers an outstanding opportunity for an ambitious engineer wanting to grow and develop their career within a role that provides autonomy and technical challenges.

Principal Responsibilities
*Use technical expertise and influence to identify opportunities for process improvement projects, aligned to site strategy (safety, quality, delivery, cost, and people).

*Complete implementation through generation of data/technical justification, implementation and qualification.

*Carry out trending of data, assessing the capability of the process and taking action to improve product reject rates.

*Lead the Site Changeover Program, utilising SMED to challenge current thinking and standard work to lock in and sustain.

*Deploy the use of electronic data collection platforms and analysis tools to enable OEE performance management and control.

*Implementation of change controls for process or equipment changes

*Work alongside Production and Technical Engineering departments to ensure sustainable implementation of operational excellence initiatives.

*Ensure GMP, Quality and EHS compliance at all time.

*Ensure all interactions and engagements are carried out with the highest ethical and professional standards.

Education and Experience
*Degree qualified (engineering / manufacturing related), or significant pharmaceutical industry experience supported by alternative qualifications.

*Experience of manufacturing in the Pharmaceutical and/or Medical Device industry (other highly regulated and quality driven industries may be considered).

*Project management experience/qualification (e.g. Prince2) would be advantageous.

*Able to demonstrate application of continuous improvement tools and techniques (Kaizen, Six Sigma, TPM, SMED, RCA) to deliver positive outcomes.

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