Main Job Purpose
The Process Engineer is a management professional with a good technical understanding of manufacturing, general or chemical engineering or food technology. Has proficient mechanical skills and display excellent personal qualities.
The role provides the governance function for a cluster of semi-autonomous teams, delivering management and leadership support for performance monitoring, overtime allocation, working patterns and dispute resolution. The Process Engineer retains responsibility for the Technical and Basic Operators within the semi-autonomous team, but is not involved in the day to day team management beyond the monitoring and performance management role.
Leading improvement projects for operational processes, the Process Engineer has a strong understanding of the end-to-end manufacturing process. This includes the chemical and electro-mechanical processes and controls. She/he is able to interpret technical diagnostics, identify key issues and process risks. The Process Engineer possesses the leadership skills to act with speed and rigour.
She/he understands the factory’s financial situation and use their training in WCM methodologies and IP processes to drive the semi-autonomous team’s work to counter losses and eradicate waste. They lead project work to support factory initiatives. Skills for problem solving, coaching and innovating are central to the role.
The Process Engineer provides a common standard of communication and engagement across the factory. They liaise closely with the core factory functions, including Manufacturing, Engineering, HR, Quality and Safety to achieve this.
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