Working in the Manufacturing Engineering team alongside both Development and Operations departments. The jobholder will be part of a team of Process Engineers ensuring smooth New Product Introduction (NPI) into production, the process, development and improvement of all production line equipment and documentation that ensures maximum productivity and quality/yield, in a safe working environment.

The Role

Developing a thorough technical understanding of our products, the jobholder’s responsibilities will include all aspects of the Industrialisation process:

  • Key Member Engineering Projects:
    • Part of a Team Producing Industrialisation Documentation: Standards, Intent, Requirements, Database, Validations.
    • Part of a Team Producing Process Documentation such as: DFM, PFMEA, Process Flow Charts, Capacity Plans, Control Plan, Layout, Work Instructions etc.
    • Hands on Build and Review to Development during NPI Builds.
    • Offer Improvement Ideas to Optimise Manufacturing of Product to Design team.
    • Continuously Improve Production Processes to Meet Changing Product Development.
  • Support Process Validation Activities:
    • Identify Validation Requirements (Including Specification and Sign Off Criteria).
    • Project Manage Validation Activity to Ensure Overall Project Deadlines are Met.
    • Perform the Validation Process and Ensure Documentation is Compliant to Regulatory Requirements.
    • Take Part in Audits where Required.
  • Support Manufacturing Tasks:
    • Assess Areas of New Process that Require Equipment Studies, Control Points etc.
    • Carry Out Gauge R&R and Equipment Capability Studies.
    • Produce and / or Review PCN’s, ECN’s, Concessions and Registers
  • Investigate and Implement Continuous Improvement Activities:
    • Developing Initial Takt Times, OEE, Manning, Feasibilities etc.
    • Managing Continuous Improvement Project Teams and Implementing Change.
    • Assisting With Research and Development of New Processes e.g. Auto Soldering, Laser Etch etc.
    • Identify any Opportunities for Improving New and Existing Processes

The Person


  • HNC in Mechanical / Electrical / Production / Quality / Manufacturing Engineering
  • Process Tools- Six sigma, Lean, 7 wastes, Cause and Effect, Visual Stream Mapping, Poke-yoke, SMED, Pareto, 5S.
  • Knowledge of production documentation- PFMEA, Process Flow, Control Plans, Layouts
  • Previous production, process, continuous improvement experience.
  • Knowledge of Process Validation / Process Control


  • Degree in Mechanical / Electrical / Production / Quality / Manufacturing Engineering
  • Knowledge of Design Transfer/ NPI for Medical/ Electronic products
  • Knowledge of equipment and automation

In addition, the successful candidate will have the following attributes:

  • Analytical and methodical approach to work
  • Able to develop a thorough understanding of all aspects of new product development and Industrialisation
  • Excellent diagnostic and problem-solving capability
  • Able to interact and communicate effectively with staff from a variety of business functions
  • Driven, Self-motivated and pro-active

Salary and Benefits

  • Competitive salary
  • 25 days annual holiday entitlement, plus bank holidays
  • Pension – 5% company contribution
  • Cycle to Work scheme
  • Free parking

To Apply: please send your CV to: quoting ‘Process Validation Engineer’ in the subject line.