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Process Engineering Team Leader - Northern

Ref: 245 Date Posted: Tuesday 30 Oct 2018
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Are you a Process Engineering looking to lead a Team

What you’re great at:

As the process engineering team leader, you will have the ability to think creatively, driving forward the next generation of concepts together with providing “custom devices” and “make to order” for our customers.

You will have exceptional engineering leadership experience to enable you to drive the day to day activities and performance of the team.  You will approach every task with a continuous improvement mindset and be the catalyst for improvement within engineering and drive operational excellence.

You will welcome and even seek out challenging situations as an opportunity to grow, something that will be recognized by the appreciative and rewarding working environment.

As the Process Engineering Team Leader, your typical day may include:


  • Talent development of team members through coaching, training and personalised developments plans.

  • Business plan development through the identification and execution of projects and savings in areas such as Quality, Capacity, Scrap and Consumables reduction.

  • Develop stable and capable manufacturing processes through a structured process development approach.


  • Management of the engineering budget for the areas of responsibility

  • Manage the consumables budget through the execution of the activities committed to in the Business Plan meeting financial targets

  • Lead a structured approach to scrap reduction within the value streams through data capture, analysis and problem solving meeting commitments made in the Business Plan

  • Provide process input into the value stream mapping process which is used to develop the business plan for the value stream

  • Provide updates to management on a weekly and monthly basis in relation to financial performance in the areas of scrap and consumables


  • Support day to day operations through attendance at pulse walks and the timely closure of actions across the team

  • Provide support to the team in Root Cause Analysis of supply and quality issues as they arise through tools such as 8D and Six Sigma


  • Definition and execution of individual performance improvement and development plans for team members in-line with the Plant strategic imperatives and objectives

  • Provision of effective performance reviews in a timely manner

  • Provision of continuous support and mentoring to the team members.

  • Demonstrate strong leadership and a clear identifiable work ethos within the Engineering team

  • Develop and maintain a Credo & Behavioural Standards based culture within the Engineering team


  • Ensure timely closure of quality actions such as Training, Audit Actions, NCR’s, CAPA’s across the team

  • Ensure all process development and validation activities within the team are managed in accordance with the Quality management system

  • Provide direction and support for the development of validation strategies


If this sounds like you and a role you would be interested in you can read the job spec or contact us at: Or call us on:01612600190

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