Process Engineer

Job title : Process Engineer
Location : Karlsruhe
Job-type : Permanent
Salary : £80000 - £85000 per annum
Salary high : 85000
Salary low : 80000
Contact : Victoria Elliott
Call : Victoria
Email : email Victoria
Reference : ProcessEng_1667397458

Our client is looking for an experienced process engineer to work within the manufacturing team on the delivery of a new lithium ion cell manufacturing facility (pilot plant) in Europe.

You will be based in Karlsruhe in Germany. An hour commute from Stuttgart.

The role will be responsible for delivery of a segment of the production process from equipment specification to installation and delivery. The individual will be responsible for equipment timing, specification & cost efficiency as well as for ensuring the process produces cells that are world class in quality.


Equipment Specification
Ensuring equipment delivered is safe and meets local and company requirements.
Ensuring compliance with environmental regulations & permitting.
Budget control for their process segment
Production of quality documentation (PFMEA, Control plans, Process Sheets etc.)
Equipment buy off - defining criteria and execution of FAT & SAT testing.
Managing successful installation at pilot site
Quality verification and commissioning of equipment
Process development at scale to ensure high quality product
Optimisation of production process to deliver high levels of cost efficiency.
Seek out innovation and excellence in manufacturing for their responsible area.
Ensuring all equipment and process documentation is delivered and available.

Successful project delivery in a manufacturing environment
Procurement of high precision high volume equipment
Management of vendors
Commissioning of production equipment
6Sigma and quality control tools.
Creation and management of timing plans.
Knowledge of machine and operation safety.
Leading complex problem resolution activities for manufacturing issues.
Non-essential but advantageous experience:

Prior experience in battery manufacturing or similar technology (High speed consumer goods, high speed machining or assembly, Printing, Web conversion)
Experience working in an Automotive or other high volume quality focused environment

Degree in Engineering or related discipline
Able to read Engineering Drawings
Fluent English written & spoken
Willing to travel internationally as required
Skilled in Microsoft Excel , Powerpoint & Word processing tools

Piper Maddox is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.