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Process Engineer

  • Sector: Engineering
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  • Job Ref: 21114

Process Engineer (Extrusion)


An expanding manufacturing business in the North West are currently hiring a Process Engineer for their Extrusion technology business. You will work on projects for medical devices, automotive and aerospace industries. As Extrusion Process Engineer you will be responsible for troubleshooting materials, processes, and tooling-related production issues to improve and optimize the extrusion process.


Responsibilities include:

  • Troubleshoot materials, processes, and tooling production issues
  • Lead process optimisation and continuous improvement activities.
  • Attain technical expertise in extrusion technologies and materials;
  • Research available technologies with the objective of improving product quality, reducing cost and increasing capacity.
  • Participate in cross-functional projects.
  • Lead/participate in root cause investigation of customer complaints and audit findings.


The successful candidate will have the following:

  • Degree in Engineering or Science (Chemical, Mechanical, Polymer, Materials)
  • 5 Years + experience in a process engineering/improvement role.
  • Excellent troubleshooting, problem solving & communication skills;
  • Teamworking and autonomous working abilities.
  • Detail-oriented with the ability to effectively manage multiple projects.
  • High degree of proficiency with computer databases, DOE and statistical analysis (Six Sigma experience highly desirable)

We will highly value candidates with the following desirable experience:

  • Prior experience in plastics, (Polymer extrusion/ Injection/ Blow moulding)
  • Knowledge of material testing methods, e.g., Tensile, DSC, DMTA, FTIR
  • Solid Works experience
  • Experience in Continuous improvement, Kaizen, SPC, and TPM  


Competitive package on offer. Expanding industry with plenty of career development prospects. Reputable organisation with a good work life balance policy.


For a confidential discussion and more information on the role, please contact Davin Ferguson.

071 9140251