Process Improvement Engineer

Location Hereford
Job Type Permanent
Salary £47000 - 50000 per year Bupa, Bonus
Contact Sam Walley
Call 07788 367 821
Reference SW/THHER

Process Improvement Engineer – Monday to Friday

47K – 50K

Private Health Care, Bonus and Pension

Location Hereford

This a great opportunity for a process improvement engineer looking to progress and improve there a career into an excellent and technically interesting role there is clear path to progress and become an even more critical part of the business.

This is an amazing opportunity to work within an awesome multi-billion-pound group. Our client is looking for a process improvement engineer

 Our client stands as one of the UKs leading manufacturing businesses within its industry, with a widespread network and multiple sites across the U.K. They take pride in supplying bespoke products to diverse industries, including the military, aerospace, and public sectors.

With yet more ambitious growth targets for this financial year the company have purchased additional machinery to expand their production capacity yet further. This is alongside other continuous improvement projects across their site.

The Role

Reporting to the Chief Metallurgist, the Process Improvement Engineer will support on all technical aspects of products produced on the site to improve key metrics such as yield and right first time, and drive to zero defects. The Process Improvement Engineer will be the subject matter expert for certain products and processes. The role also supports the day-to-day running of the facility for all technical requirements.

  • Work to improve yield, scrap, right first time, material cost, efficiency and other      business metrics as required.
  • Provide support for employees, external customers, or suppliers with regard to process performance and product quality and conformance to both internal and external specifications.
  • Carry out root cause analysis into special cause events that adversely affect product quality or process performance.
  • Identify and implement corrective and preventive actions specifically designed to improve product conformance to specification and process capability in collaboration and agreement with process owners, operators and suppliers as appropriate.
  • Support new customer enquiries by determining capability through existing knowledge, experience, or data, and carry out new product development where appropriate.
  • Review material referred for quality reasons in a timely manner and action appropriately
  • Develop, implement, validate and continuously improve methods of manufacture which are capable of meeting requirements for safety, quality, cost and lead time.


•  Qualifications in Materials Science, Metallurgy, Manufacturing Engineering, or Mechanical Engineering.

• Minimum of 2 years’ experience in engineering or technical roles in a manufacturing environment

• AS13100 zero defects toolbox understanding: PFMEA, 8D, MSA and SPC


47K – 50K

Life Assurance x 4

Quarterly performance bonus scheme (QCB – not guaranteed)


Cycle to Work Scheme

Free Eye Test & Prescription Safety Glasses

Free Onsite Parking

ATA is committed to creating a diverse workforce and is an equal opportunities employer. We welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of age, disability, gender, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex, and sexual orientation