Process Engineer - Ref - V5697

Process Engineer/Manager


Salary Negotiable, Depending on skills & Experience

Hours: 7:30am–5pm Monday–Thursday, Friday’s 7:30am- 3:15pm

Holidays – 25 days plus stats

Full description

Skillection are currently working on the behalf of their Manufacturing Engineering client based in Cleckheaton, West Yorkshire.


This is an exciting role with significant growth prospects.


Our client’s Yorkshire division is looking for a Process Engineer/Manager who is capable of being at the core of a strategic new product introduction program in relation to the finish machining of copper and nickel based castings from <1 kg up to 50 kgs.


Our client’s foundry divisions already produce the castings, many of which are Class 1 castings for critical naval application. There is a fantastic opportunity for the overall business to convert the supply to being finish machined.


Main duties:

             Review internal and external customer’s technical and commercial enquiries to obtain accurate understanding of the requirements. This will involve defining project scope and deliverables and managing the project costing phase from start to finish

             Undertake detailed capability assessment on a job by job basis with existing Engineering and Sales Department. Retain accurate records accordingly.

             Create detailed tooling, process, timing estimation for the sales department

             Following order conversion and utilising the capability assessment undertake a New Product Introduction process working with Engineering and Production

             Undertake (and track) product introduction and first article production including generation of all work’s routes, set up sheets and tooling introduction

             Work with Production Engineers on CNC programming and routing including testing and QA sign off

             Liaise with Planning and Production on job status and project timelines

             Define and manage project scope. Define deliverables, create timelines, report status and manage engineering clarifications at a customer level including problem solving.

             Generally work within overall Engineering Department


The person:

             Driven self-starter with organisation and planning skills and attention to detail

             Able to work well with a team and develop relationships internally

             Ability to read technical drawings and interpret manufacturing techniques

             Ability to liaise with customers directly to resolve queries and ensure the timely generation of accurate quotations.

             Computer literate

             Previous experience in a machine shop environment: milling, turning.

             Strong mechanical engineering knowledge

             Knowledge of CNC Machining processes and programming

             New product introduction experience

             Engineering Diploma/Degree qualification (desirable)

             Previous estimating experience (desirable)

             Knowledge of material specifications (desirable)


To be considered for this role please send your full up to date CV to Helen