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Process Engineer Derry

Posted: 31st May, 2024
Title: Process Engineer
Department: Technical
Location: Derry



The primary responsibilities of the Process Engineer are to introduce innovative process engineering and design improvements within key operations such as Coating and Converting to improve safety, quality, and yields, increase throughput, and enhance efficiency. Assisting in the smooth introduction of new equipment; this could include testing, trailing and capital justification. The Process Engineer will report into the Senior Process Engineer.

  • Supports Manufacturing Operations in becoming world class in all aspects of the business, beginning with Safety.
  • Ensure that safe working practices are adhered to at all times, including wearing PPE as appropriate. Acquire knowledge of Health & Safety procedures, work instructions, and associated documentation. Comply with all Health & Safety Policies and instructions and actively contribute to Company efforts to promote safe behavior and safe systems of work.
  • Co-ordinate, support and lead process improvement projects using company recognised CI tools to enhance the overall cost effectiveness of the business.
  • Writes, conducts, analyzes, determines and reports on new or modified equipment capabilities, qualifications (IQ/OQ/PQ), and validations.
  • Conducts developmental runs and Commercialization qualification trial runs in conjunction with Research & Development (R&D) and Engineering functions.
  • Establishes Manufacturing Standard Operating Conditions (SOC) with the appropriate input from the Machine Operators, Supervisors and Technical personnel.
  • Determines the need for, and justifies capital projects such as source, specifying new equipment and components by completing and routing Authorization for Capital Expenditure (ACE) form
  • Assists the Product Engineering function in the development of customer and internal specifications. forms as required by Key Area Leaders
  • Performs Root Cause Analysis and Corrective Actions for Customer Complaints as assigned.
  • Lead Risk Management activities for the manufacturing systems and processes including the development and maintenance of FMEAs and Control plans.
  • Troubleshoots daily production and process problems, communicates with Plant Management Team, Supervisors, and Operators regarding run problems, investigates root causes, recommends, and implements corrective actions.
  • Identifies, develops, and implements plans associated with, but not limited to, cost reduction, waste reduction, increased throughput and general operational improvement through the use of Six Sigma Statistical Methods.
  • Participates in the Learning & Development of machine operators on new equipment installations, equipment modifications and new procedures/systems. • Determines the need for, and justifies capital projects such as source, specifying new equipment and upgrades to existing equipment.
  • Performs other duties as assigned. Will include participating in special projects as identified
Education and/or Experience:


  • Relevant degree (Engineering or similar) or significant experience in manufacturing/industrial roles.
  • Experience of effective project co-ordination
  • Data analytics experience


  • Project management experience
  • SAP experience
  • Demonstrable experience in performing Lean Six Sigma methodology
  • Good attendance record

The above list of job responsibilities is not exclusive or exhaustive and the post holder will be required to undertake such tasks as may reasonably be expected within the scope of the post.

FOR INTERESTED APPLICANTS: If you are interested in this position, please send a brief cover letter, resume, please state the job title applying for and any other relevant material for the candidacy to Thank you!

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