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Process/Foundry Engineer

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Location: Kilmarnock, East Ayrshire
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 12/03/2019
  • Duration: permanent
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The Role:
If you are process-driven, technically minded, and have experience in foundry/metal casting settings, we would like to hear from you! Our client is a major supplier of research, development and production for some of the biggest names in the automotive world. Based at their Engine Systems site in Kilmarnock- a short commute from Glasgow city and just 15 minutes from the beautiful Scottish coast- this permanent position will allow you to draw on your knowledge of continuous casting, melting and metallurgy to provide technical expertise to your colleagues on-site.
This role would ideally suit a Process/Foundry Engineer with experience in Continuous Casting of Aluminium alloys. Responsible for process monitoring and delivering technical support required to ensure the efficient operation of Melting and Casting processes.

Our client offers fantastic company benefits, above and beyond 'statutory minimum requirements', and can offer an immediate start for the right person.

Benefits:
- Company pension scheme
- Flexible working
- Long service awards
- Life Assurance
- enhanced Maternity & Paternity pay
- Workplace nursery partnership
- Perkbox
- Employee discounts
- Plus much more!

Duties:
* Monitoring and measurement of processes in order to identify any positive or negative trends; and best practice
* Ensuring production practice follows existing process controls
* Management of small to medium scale projects (process development / equipment upgrades)
* Verification and validation of process change
* Ownership of Standard Operating Procedures and Production Control Plan
* Preparation of technical specifications

The candidate will:
* Have a Metallurgy / Mechanical qualification (Desired)
* Be experienced in Aluminium melting and continuous casting (Desired)
* Have 2 years Process Engineer experience (Desired)
* Have good knowledge of Autodesk Inventor / Solidworks 3D CAD software or equivalent.
* Have a broad knowledge of various methods of processing strip materials such as rolling, annealing, machining etc.
* Have excellent organisational and communication skills
* Be a good team player able to support the Engineering, Maintenance & Production teams where appropriate
* Be flexible and approachable

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