R&D Process Engineer

Location Leicester
Discipline: Materials
Job type: Contract
Salary: ££35k - 45k per year
Contact name: Darren Hawley

Contact email: darren.hawley@sciencesr.com
Job ref: 5405
Published: 10 months ago

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a R&D Process Engineer for an industry leading materials manufacturer to join their site based in Leicestershire. As an R&D Process Engineer you will be responsible for delivering various projects in relation to innovation and technology, including transfer between global sites and the development of new technology, products and SOP’s. You will also be responsible for product quality improvements and cost reduction through implementing process upgrades, as well as supplier and customer liaison.

To be considered for this R&D Process Engineer position, you be degree educated in a Scientific or Engineering subject, along with significant Process/Manufacturing Engineer experience. You will also have previous project management experience, ideally with a PRINCE2 qualification. Someone with industrial experience within the materials, polymers, textiles or composites sector would be highly desirable, as well as someone skilled in using process risk and hazard assessment tools such as HAZOP, FMEA, PFMEA

This is an excellent opportunity to join a world-class manufacturing team, offering excellent career prospects, salary and company benefits.

Key Responsibilities

  • Delivery of various development projects in line with safety requirements.
  • Product quality improvement through the implementation of process improvements.
  • Creation and management of R&D systems and processes.
  • Customer and supplier liaison to meet any requirements and solve any technical issues.
  • Development of current and introduction of new technology, products and processes.

Knowledge and Experience

  • Degree qualified in Science or Engineering, Process or Chemical Engineering preferred.
  • Process/Manufacturing Engineering experience ideally within the chemicals, materials, composites or textiles sector
  • Skilled in using process risk and hazard assessment tools such as HAZOP, FMEA, PFMEA would be highly desirable.
  • Previous data analysis and problem solving skills.
  • Project management experience, ideally with a PRINCE2 qualification.