Reference : 569321

Process Engineer

  • Technical Production
  • United Kingdom
  • Permanent / Regular (US)
  • Posting date : 06/13/2019

Who are we ?

Innovative? Customer Focused? Agile?  Open and Engaging? Entrepreneurial? – The key attitudes and way we like to work at Saint-Gobain. If this sounds like you, please read on to find out more about the Process Engineer opportunity.


What impact will you have in this role?


This role is an exciting opportunity to join British Gypsum on a permanent basis in East Leake with the willingness to Travel within the UK. So who are we? Good question! British Gypsum are the UK’s leading manufacturer and supplier of sustainable, innovative, lightweight interior building systems. As a Process Engineer within the central Project Engineering Department you will have experience in solving problems, lateral thinking and possess a willingness to learn and adapt when liaising with different stakeholders.


As a Process Engineer you will be responsible for;


  • Problem solving skills: Root cause analysis, implementation of effective countermeasures knowledge capture and writing of training material.

  • Participation in New Product Development projects, requiring project planning and the writing and execution of trial documentation.

  • Thermal modelling of industrial plant as part of investigations into energy efficiency/performance/quality improvements.

  • Taking a supporting role in CAPEX projects from pre-engineering studies, HAZOP studies, supplier selection, overview of installation, functional descriptions and commissioning.

  • Advanced data analysis of plant, lab, QC and production data.

  • Writing and presenting of training materials to a wide audience

  • Ensuring everything we do is done safely and that every individual leaves work in the same condition in which they arrived


What kind of person are we looking for?


First and foremost, we always want to recruit talented people that align well with our values and way of working. In addition to the five Saint-Gobain attitudes we shared at the start, suitability for the role is always key; does the following criteria sound like you?


In order to be successful in this role, you must have;


  • Problem solving skills.

  • Powers of observation.

  • Numerate.

  • Logical thought processes.

  • Ability to communicate and work well with a wide circle within the Process community.

  • Project work.

  • Ability to capture data, distil information and disseminate knowledge at an appropriate level depending on audience.

  • Constantly cognisant of the safety implications of all aspects of the work.

  • Advanced Excel.

  • Driving Licence and willingness to travel within the UK.

Advantageous but not essential:


  • Experience working in a 24/7 manufacturing environment

  • Proven track record in process improvement/problem solving

  • Basic mechanical, electrical, controls & thermal process knowledge


Who are Saint-Gobain?


Saint-Gobain was founded in 1665 to deliver a world first – the production of glass on an industrial scale we have continued to adapt and grow through providing innovate ideas, services and products to our customers. 350 years later we have a presence in 67 countries and employs 170,000 people worldwide. The UK & Ireland is home to over 30 of our well-known and respected businesses within the construction sector including: British Gypsum, Jewson, Weber, Graham and Glassolutions.


You are applying to work with British Gypsum this is one of 32 fascinating Saint-Gobain businesses that operate within UK and Ireland. Regardless of which business you join, you are assured to be welcomed into a professional and warm environment, where we value all of our employees equally and have a strong focus on their health, safety and wellbeing at all times.


Our Ambition as a business?


At Saint-Gobain, our goal is to ‘Create great living places and improve people’s daily life’. We design, manufacture and distribute materials and solutions, which are key ingredients in the wellbeing of each of us and the future of all. They can be found everywhere in our living places and our daily life: in buildings, transportation, infrastructure and in many industrial applications. They provide comfort, performance and safety while addressing the challenges of sustainable construction, resource efficiency and climate change.


Do you want to be part of this vision? Click apply, we would love to hear from you.

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