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Senior Process Engineer

  • Sector: Engineering
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  • Job Ref: 20709

Our Client is a global leader and manufacturer of injection-molded products for the medical device, pharmaceutical, healthcare and industrial markets as well as consumer packaging. They are currently expanding their current team to meet customer demand and are seeking a Senior Process Engineer to join their team.

This is a pivotal role within the organisation. You will have the opportunity as Senior Process Engineer to assist in improving the manufacturing of product and develop the most optimum molding process and tooling and automation that meets customer requirements. You will have the opportunity to provide the company with the technical resources to ensure that current and future projects are run in accordance with customer specifications and in-house specifications and standards.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the introduction of all new products into the company and compiling standard specifications for each process and monitoring all existing production to standard specifications.

  • Ensures process optimization using statistical techniques.

  • Works with the Production Group leaders (PGL’s) in troubleshooting processing problems.

  • Establishes relationships with the customers and Equipment/ Raw Material suppliers in pursuit of continuous improvement and on-going business development.

  • Solves, in conjunction with the Quality department, customer related problems/issues as needed

  • Instructs others, formally or informally, regarding manufacturing related skills or knowledge and assist in the training of employees on new processes or systems introduced to the company.

  • Coordinate the development of documentation in the Production and Technical areas in line with ISO9001:2000 and ISO 13485 requirements and review the systems with the Group Leaders and the Quality department on a regular basis to ensure conformance to same.

  • Communicate on a regular basis (or as appropriate) with external suppliers of materials and equipment and provide regular feedback on any issues to the management team.

  • Perform additional duties at the request of the direct supervisor.


  • Must have a minimum of a National Diploma in Plastics Engineering (Preferably a Degree in Plastics Engineering)

  • Ideally 4-5 years’ experience in the injection molding industry.

  • Must have a very good knowledge of Injection mold tooling and design.

  • Must have a very good knowledge of Injection Molding (standard process and Multi component), Processing, Ancillary equipment and automation systems.

  • Preferably worked in either the Medical, Packaging or technological industries.

  • Preferably have some knowledge of Real time monitoring systems.

  • Knowledge of Statistical Process Control (SPC) and Design of experiments (DOE) and demonstrate use of same.

  • Should have a good knowledge of the principles of WCM, JIT, SMED, and Kaizen.

  • Must have knowledge in computer systems; integrated manufacturing systems; word processing and spreadsheets. (Also, knowledge of MFG Pro would be a distinct advantage).

  • Must have excellent written and verbal communication skills as well as the ability to accurately document work performed.

  • Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment.

  • Must be able to travel as required by the position.

  • Must be able to work independently on own projects while working concurrently with all departments.

Benefits provided:

  • Excellent Career Progression Opportunity

  • Pension Company Contribution

  • Healthcare

  • Onsite Parking

  • This is a permanent position, Hours of work 8am -5pm Monday to Friday no shift work.

For a confidential discussion about this opportunity please contact Gillian

(090) 6450664