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Graduate Process Engineer

Salary: £30,000

Location: Leeds

Job type: Permanent

Category: Graduate

Graduate level Process Engineer / Process Improvement Engineer required in Leeds Bradford, West Yorkshire. This company is a leading manufacturer of precision investment cast hot gas path special alloy turbine components, supplying OEM’s in the Industrial Gas Turbine and Aerospace sectors. They have over 70 years of experience in the industry enabling them to support their customer’s requirements through all stages of component manufacture from raw materials through to engine ready components. The company has built a strong team of extremely skilled workers - industry experts working alongside some of manufacturing’s future top talent. Their development pipeline is maintained through dedicated planning, reviews and investment in employee training. Excellent salary, benefits, training and career prospects. The Role: When you join the team, the purpose of your job is to ensure investment casting processes are well defined and controlled to prevent scrap and rework. You'll be required to implement process changes to increase yields and profitability, improve safety and reduce process time where possible. Your responsibilities will include... Identifying scrap causes, and implementing corrective and preventative actions Supporting new product introduction and capital investment projects Collaborating with automation engineers to remove variation and mitigate risks to the product Using a process control plan to monitor and react to key variables Using Six Sigma and PFMEA tools to drive continuous improvement Sharing ideas and best practices with peer group, based in other group facilities globally Working to improve core and subcontract wax quality Managing the technical audit regime, scoring and schedule on site plus completing weekly audits Identifying and implementing variable cost savings and 6S projects Issuing a plant scrap summary weekly Promoting safe working practices Undertaking any other reasonable duties as required by the Process Control Manager to help the Process Control Team succeed Candidate Essentials: Degree in either Mechanical Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Materials Science Engineering or other relevant Degree Computer Literate (specifically Excel) Problem solver Great attention to detail Team player, flexible, great communication skills and be able to work off their own initiative Desirables: Experience with Robot programming Materials knowledge Contract Type: Permanent (with 6 month probationary period) Benefits: Quarterly Cash Bonus Scheme, Extensive range of benefits including Gym Membership Discounts, Employee Assistance Programme, Instant Discounts on over 80 high street brands, Cinema Discounts & DC Pension Scheme Holiday Allowance: 25 days + 8 bank holidays

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