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Are you ready for a challenge in a dynamic and truly flexible working environment where diversity is valued? We're looking for a Production Performance Engineer to join our team.
We are looking to appoint to an exciting new role, Production Performance Engineer, to develop, implement and manage day to day operational excellence in all aspects of safety, quality, planning, compliance, delivery and cost activities.
About the role
The Production Performance Engineer will identify and implement operational continuous improvement programs. Ensuring delivery of operational compliance and SHE performance required on an upper tier COMAH site. You will actively promote and support the development of a SHEQ culture across the operational team ensuring compliance in all activities.
You will lead and drive OEE improvements in plant performance activities through the identification and reduction of performance related downtime losses, through data collection and pareto analysis. Including the identification and implementation of operational improvements in areas of known losses.
As Production Performance Engineer you will support and manage suppliers of logistics services ensuring that the level of service received is cost effective, of high quality and enables site targets and plans to be achieved.
In addition, you will support and improve production metrics of output, yield and reduction of waste through local site based improvement projects whilst ensuring site vulnerabilities and risk registers are actively managed reviewed and updated.
The successful candidate will provide operational expertise and support as part of a multi-disciplined team on Hazops. You will support and deputise for the Production Manager in day to day matters ensuring that the site operations are run efficiently in line with Company standards.
We are looking for someone with excellent written, report writing and verbal skills and ability to develop good relationships with key stakeholders. You will be degree qualified in Chemical Engineering preferably with chartered status/or working towards.
Our successful candidate will have good knowledge and relevant experience ideally within a liquid and/or powder producing environment, ideally in the chemical industry. Along with demonstrable experience of working with equipment used in the process industry and hazardous area equipment.
You will have line management experience within the area of a continuous manufacturing process environment ideally on a top tier COMAH site. And proven track record of implementing and sustaining operational excellence techniques.
Victrex is an innovative world leader in high-performance PEEK and PAEK polymer solutions focusing on the strategic markets of automotive, aerospace, energy (including manufacturing and engineering), electronics and medical. Every day, millions of people use sustainable products and applications containing our materials – from smartphones, aeroplanes and cars to oil and gas operations and medical devices. With over 40 years‘ experience we are developing world leading solutions with PEEK and PAEK-based polymers and selected semi-finished and finished parts which shape future performance for our customers and our markets, deliver environmental and societal benefits, and drive value for our shareholders. Find out more at www.victrex.com
Victrex values diversity and encourages applications from all sections of the community.