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Paint Process Engineer

Date: Jul 29, 2022

Location: Warrington, GB

Company: Plastic Omnium

 

MISSION

 

The Paint Process Engineer will be responsible for deploying the set industrial Paint standards within the plant, and follow, stabilize and optimize those processes and results. Moreover, they will participate in the launch of all new product and process introductions, along with new paint line and robot installations, in addition to managing the paint mixing room area and paint supplier activities.

 

ACTIVITIES

 

  •   Follow-up all Engineering changes concerning the introduction of new colours from paint supplier selection to final customer validation
  •   Lead colour improvement progress plan
  •   Support Colour/Aspect Harmony with the customers
  •   Manage paint supplier through continuous improvement and insure that paint incoming process is respected. (including paint stock coverage)
  •   Support new projects launches in line with requirements
  •   Control and optimize process parameters
  •   Stabilize and optimize painting area performance (paint consumption, scraps reduction)
  •   Test and validate technical solutions (Projects, changes in the plant, equipment supplier)
  •   Analyse process failures
  •   Participate in continuous improvement activities and productivity
  •   Participate in paint assessment
  •   Develop the paint processes and systems ensuring a framework that will achieve world class standards of quality and service to the Customer and to achieve environmental compliance.
  •   Own the paint process FMEA for your area and make sure that standardised work practices are being used
  •   Establish effective communication channels with the team to develop knowledge, and ensure consistent business goals
  •   Support the development of the paint mixing room team to deliver best in class processes and standards.
  •   Ensure quality standards are maintained by the Paint team.
  •   Work with other departments to support and solve joint problems - injection, assembly.
  •   Support with coaching and training within the Paint team

 

*Note: this is not an exhaustive list. All employees are expected to show flexibility and continued self-development to meet the ever-changing needs of the business. All job descriptions will be subject to continual development.

 

CANDIDATE PROFILE

 

 

KNOWLEDGE & QUALIFICATIONS:

  •   Diploma / BEng in Engineering and/or Plastics Technology
  •   Ability to lead, coach and engage teams
  •   Process orientated

 

EXPERIENCE:

 

  •   Previous experience in a similar role within Manufacturing (desirable)
  •   Previous experience in a similar role within Automotive (desirable)
  •   Paint experience and colorimetry management knowledge (essential)
  •   Experience with the management of large production equipment (desirable)