Process Technician

Website £28000 - £35000 per annum

On behalf of our client we have an exciting new opportunity to join a growing and expanding manufacturer.

Job Description
Process Technician

Department: Manufacturing/Production

Reporting to Shift Manager/Production Manager

Senior Manager: Operations Manager

Job Purpose:

We are seeking experienced Process Technicians to ensure the plant is operating safely whilst maximizing efficiencies and identifying areas of potential improvements.
As a Process Technician you will be working in our Production area where you will take ownership of the manufacturing process from raw materials to finished goods, monitor processes, product quality, maintain equipment logbooks and report issues to the relevant department. You will also carry out fault finding and basic repairs to plant processes and equipment, minimizing waste due to process issues or downtime due to engineering/breakdowns.

*Identify and monitor production parameters.
*Ensure production processes are running smoothly and efficiently.
*Establish, monitor, maintain and drive product quality & OEE, documented by way of formal reports.
*Identify and respond to equipment faults, troubleshoot/fault find and resolve technical/product issues within production.
*Participate and lead and facilitate the introduction of processes, equipment, and products (new and existing).
*Participate and lead various technical or continuous improvement projects.
*Preparing, executing, and completing validation protocols and reports.
*Assist the Health & Safety department in performing risk assessments.
*Report any potential technical issues/capabilities within processes/methods to the relevant manager/staff.
*Providing hands on training support and guidance to departments/staff, as needed, regarding related issues, ensuring compliance with quality standards and safety protocol.
*Build and maintain a working knowledge of the equipment and functions on site.
*Working with all members of staff to maintain and develop the positive progressive culture within the factory.
*Work alongside European colleagues in our sister manufacturing plants.
*Observing and complying with GMP.
*Observing and complying with company Health and Safety Policies.
*Observing and complying with company Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs).
*Undertaking any other duties which may be requested by the Line Manager, for which training and/or an explanation has been provided and understood.

Process Technician Requirements:

*3 + years’ experience within a similar industrial process environment. (e.g. Food, Packaging, Automotive, manufacturing etc).
*1+ years’ experience as a process technician
*NVQ Level 3/HNC in Mechanical, Chemical or Process Engineering.
*Basic Mechanical Engineering and diagnostic skills required. – Electrical beneficial
*Degree in engineering preferred.
*Working knowledge of BRC – Preferred,
*Knowledge and application of continuous improvement and problem-solving methods e.g. 5S/5Y, Kaizen, Lean six Sigma – Desirable
*Advanced report writing skills.
*Commitment to high manufacturing safety standards.
*Excellent planning and organization skills.
*Excellent communication skills, able to build relationships with internal and external colleagues at all levels.
*Computer literate e.g. Microsoft word excel etc.
*Committed to learning and development.
*Ability to work shift patterns.
*Comfortable working in a fact paced environment.

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