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EXTRUSION PROCESS ENGINEER

  • Location:

    Letterkenny

  • Sector:

    Multi Sector

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    Salary DOE

  • Contact:

    David/Robert 3D Multi-Sector Team

  • Contact phone:

    +44 (0)2871228449

  • Job ref:

    13387RA

  • Published:

    3 months ago

  • Duration:

    PERM

  • Expiry date:

    30-03-2024

  • Start date:

    ASAP

EXTRUSION PROCESS ENGINEER
LETTERKENNY
This employer is a leading manufacturer. They have a huge international focus and are one of Donegal’s most successful ‘success stories’, cementing them as one of the market leaders globally in their industry.
Our team of recruiters have been working and placing staff in this highly successful and rapidly expanding business for over 10 years.

The role -
In this full-time permanent position, you will be reporting to the Production Manager.
The Extrusion Process Engineer will:
• Troubleshoot materials, processes, and tooling production issues;
• Lead process optimisation and continuous improvement activities;
• Attain technical expertise in extrusion technologies and materials;
• Research available technologies with the objective of improving product quality, reducing cost and increasing capacity;
• Participate in cross-functional projects;
• Lead/participate in root cause investigation of customer complaints and audit findings.

What we are looking for –
This role will suit someone with a Degree in Engineering or Science (Chemical, Mechanical, Polymer, Materials) and 5 Years + experience in a process engineering/improvement role.
You will be detail-oriented with the ability to effectively manage multiple projects.
You will demonstrate a high degree of proficiency with computer databases, DOE and statistical analysis (Six Sigma experience highly desirable)

We will highly value candidates with the following desirable experience:
• Prior experience in plastics, (Polymer extrusion/ Injection/ Blow moulding)
• Knowledge of material testing methods, e.g., Tensile, DSC, DMTA, FTIR
• Solid Works experience
• Experience in Continuous improvement, Kaizen, SPC, and TPM

Skills we are seeking -
Excellent troubleshooting, problem solving & communication skills;
Teamworking and autonomous working ability.

Other important info –
Salary – competitive;
Full time hours;
Permanent contact;
Job ref. 13387.

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