Methods Engineer

    Sector:
    Foundry
    Location:
    Tyne & Wear
    Salary:
    c£38,000 + Benefits
    Reference:
    011019 RBE

    The appointed Methods Engineer will be responsible for maintaining foundry production processes while optimising equipment in line with customer requirements.

    The Position:

    Reporting to the Foundry Manager, the successful candidate will be tasked with:

    • Designing, developing and testing a new static profiling system to drive forward process and production improvements
    • Tracking and controlling process parameters to ensure standards are adhered to
    • Diagnosing process faults and setting conditions to rectify such issues in a logical and efficient manner
    • Completing and developing all relevant documentation including SOPs and Quality Control documentation
    • Preparing and/or approving changes to the process design as required for operational, quality, cost and safety requirements
    • All aspects of health and safety including carrying out risk assessments
    • Supervision of manpower

    The Candidate:

    Applicants will be expected to demonstrate:

    • A minimum of five years’ foundry experience
    • A minimum degree qualification in an engineering or manufacturing discipline
    • Previous leadership or supervisory experience
    • Excellent IT proficiency and strong attention to detail
    • The ability to work independently with minimal supervision and guidance
    • Independent judgement and decision-making abilities

    The Company:

    Established for nearly 100 years, our client is a leading producer of forged and cast rolls for the worldwide steel and metal industries, as well as ingot and open die forged products for the oil and gas, aluminum and plastic extrusion industries. With manufacturing facilities in the United States, Europe and Asia, the company’s dedication to excellence is supported by considerable investment in its people, its R&D programs and in state-of-the-art manufacturing equipment.

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