Process Engineer

Employer Information



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The Company:
Ryobi Aluminium Casting (UK) Ltd is an innovative, world class supplier of high quality, technically complex automotive components. Based in Carrickfergus, Ryobi Aluminium Casting (UK) Ltd is a proud member of the Ryobi Group.  With the help of our Japanese parent company we can bring the latest technological advances to our European Customers.

Ryobi’s vision is to maintain a sustainable business by achieving the best results for our customers, maximising the potential of every employee through mutual respect, trust and teamwork. Our mission is to be the Number 1 Die Casting Company in Europe, to build upon our current customer base and increase market share, and to satisfy customer and shareholder requirements.

The role:

  1. Provides technical assistance and direction to: QA, Manufacturing, Die Maintenance, Sales, Machine Maintenance, Machine Shop
  2. Monitors daily production and carry out troubleshooting
  3. Creation and maintenance of reporting tools e.g. Improvement plans
  4. Regular data collection of die cast productivity, rejects and machine efficiency
  5. Regular development & reporting of current process improvements: 5 Why, Top 6, Weekly 3 Worst, Monthly 3 Worst, Improvement Plan, BEPP Open Items
  6. Provides engineering support to all areas of manufacturing by: establishing optimum die casting parameters and conditions, implementing product designs changes, developing process improvements, and providing engineered solutions to product and process problems
  7. Develops and executes programs to improve productivity
  8. Develops and executes programs to reduce overall reject
  9. Reviews customer rejects, implements action to prevent reoccurrence. Meet with the customer if necessary to resolve problems
  10. Collects, reviews, and categorizes customer rejects

Please see attached job description for more duties

Essential Criteria:

  1. Third level qualification in an engineering or technical discipline (degree, HND, HNC or equivalent)
  2. Previous experience within a manufacturing engineering environment
  3. IT literate, proficient in MS Office
  4. Good analytical and problem solving skills
  5. Good communication skills, both oral and written
  6. Good project management skills
  7. Ability to work effectively on own initiative and effectively contribute within a team environment
  8. Customer focus and teamwork skills
  9. Desirable Criteria:
  10. Knowledge of manufacturing and experience in the die casting industry  
  11. Knowledge of continuous improvement tools/techniques
  12. Experience of CAD/CAM systems

Shortlisting and Interviews:

  • Shortlisting -12th June 2024
  • Interviews – 17th June 2024

Company Benefits:

  • Competitive salary
  • Generous employer pension contributions
  • A health cash plan
  • Discount scheme
  • Life assurance
  • Service-related holidays & Holiday Purchase Scheme
  • Employee assistance programme
  • Free car parking
  • Learning and Development opportunities and support
  • Ride to work scheme
  • Service awards

If you have previously applied for this role in the last 6 months, we will not be considering your application at this time.

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