Production Process Engineer

Production Process Engineer Job Description Template

Our company is looking for a Production Process Engineer to join our team.


  • All shop floor programming issues must be properly dealt with as and when they arise;
  • Work with the Engineering team to improve the product through the use of Continuous Improvement tools & techniques;
  • Provide technical expertise and support to other departments in the business;
  • Develop and maintain routings;
  • Responsible for off-line programming of plant and equipment;
  • Produce and review standard times in order to measure any improvements and fully understand the cost of manufacture;
  • Responsible for the development and commissioning of any special tooling;
  • Produce necessary management reports that enable pro-active control of the function and enable a clear understanding of progress by senior management;
  • Check that standard times are accurately reflected in the routings;
  • Lead a team to develop and implement the departmental strategy in order to satisfy relevant Business objectives;
  • Drive through process improvements i.e. workflow analysis, reduction of change over times to improve productivity;
  • Ensure that the relevant shop floor data collection measures are in place; data is recorded, collated, understood and actioned appropriately.


  • Must be a task-driven individual, with the attitude to drive task to completion;
  • Experience of controlling budgets;
  • Ability to take effective decisions and to work within tight deadlines;
  • Sound business acumen, with the ability to make a positive contribution to the profitability of the business;
  • Must be able to initiate and implement change;
  • Must have experience in lean manufacturing techniques and is able to demonstrate tangible savings;
  • Educated to Degree level, in an Engineering discipline;
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in an engineering/manufacturing environment;
  • Communicates effectively with a wide range of individuals and groups.