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Process Engineer

Robertsbridge, Sussex
Job Type
20 Sep 2022
The Role Process Engineer - British Gypsum - Robertsbridge, East Sussex Highly competitive pay/package and professional development program At Saint-Gobain, we pride ourselves on being innovative, customer focused, agile, open and engaging and entrepreneurial. We are also proud to have been named a 'Top Employer' for 5 consecutive years. If you are a quick learner, you like working in a team, and you want to know what it's like to work for a top employer that is working hard to make the world a better home; then please read on to find out more about this exciting opportunity to join us as a Process Engineer. Part of the Saint-Gobain group, British Gypsum is a market leading manufacturer of gypsum-based building materials from insulation, wall lining dry boards, and plaster to ceilings and floors. Our products shape modern interiors for the commercial, residential and off-site sectors of the construction industry. In this role you will join a small performance improvement team, driving continuous improvement projects through the adoption and implementation of the best available technologies, World Class Manufacturing philosophies, and the tools and techniques associated with Focussed Improvement. You will be tasked with delivering key metrics across a production area to include safety, sustainability or energy reduction, product throughput improvement, product quality, production speed, and yield. We are seeking a driven, ambitious, and curious Process Engineer and an advocate for customer success and best practice across plant operations. This is an excellent opportunity to join a business with a 100-year heritage offering a long term career opportunity. Over 50% of our training and development budget is personal professional development focused and not just compliance lead. We invest in great people and ensure we are a diverse and inclusive great place to work. What kind of person are we looking for? Educated to Degree level in Chemical Engineering or a similar science/engineering discipline Excellent communication skills to all levels within an organisation Proven experience in delivering improvement projects Experience in the practical application of TPQM techniques such as Six Sigma, statistical analysis, DMAIC and other appropriate quality/process improvement tools The ability to organise a prioritise your workload to meet the needs of the business What will I be doing in the role? Champion health and safety standards, behaviours and improvements Quickly develop into a key member of a multidiscipline performance team tasked with delivering plant improvement projects to plan and budget Production data collection and analysis to identify opportunity for improvements across the workshop K.P.I.'s including energy efficiency, capacity, yield, and availability Use of problem solving tools within the team to determine the root cause of plant issues and to put effective and sustainable countermeasures in place Adopt a Six Sigma methodology, DMAIC, and other appropriate TPQM techniques to reduce process variation, deliver improvements and improve product quality Effective investigations into quality defects to prevent reoccurrence About Us Are Saint-Gobain an Inclusive employer? We're working hard to be, and we're keen to hire talented people regardless of their background, abilities, ethnicity, religion, sexual orientation, gender, national origin, taste in music, fashion sense or anything else that makes you, you! We understand that a diverse workplace is not only a more enjoyable place to be, but also facilitates better decision making and innovation. So, whoever you are, and whichever Saint-Gobain business you join, you can be sure of a warm welcome with us. And what about flexibility? The world of work is changing, and at Saint-Gobain we are open to new ways of working in order to attract talented people to our business. We understand that everyone has different needs and commitments. Therefore, we are very open to discuss any flexible requirement or need that you may have for this role (this could be flexible hours, a job share, part time, to name a few). We can't guarantee to meet all requests for flexibility when we are recruiting, but we promise to listen
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  • Job Reference: 717197270-2
  • Date Posted: 20 September 2022
  • Recruiter: BRITISH GYPSUM
  • Location: Robertsbridge, Sussex
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Engineering
  • Job Type: Permanent