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Process Engineering Lead

  • Role Type
  • Permanent

  • Location
  • Shoreham-by-Sea

  • Closing Date
  • 31/07/2022

Job Description

This is an exciting opportunity for someone wishing to apply their manufacturing experience and knowledge in a dynamic hands-on environment, producing an exciting product. The successful candidate will be rewarded with the opportunity to lead and develop a small team with a broad remit to support the assembly and test of a very high-performance gasoline engine family. 


  • Lead and develop the series production process engineering and maintenance team
  • Responsible for all production processes, including standard work instructions and tooling, across the range of series production variants.
  • Specification, procurement and installation of new or replacement facilities and tooling to support the manufacturing processes.
  • Create and maintain process quality documentation, including PFMEA, Control Plan, MSA and SPC.
  • Facilitation of a Kaizen approach to continuous improvement.
  • Provide preventative maintenance and reliability expertise, including liaison with equipment and service providers, breakdown support, calibration and scheduled routine maintenance.
  • Support customer and internal production problem resolution workstreams, following a standardised (8D) process
  • Support the product engineering team with Engineering Change Requests.
  • Support for New Product Introduction activities, including assessment of feasibility for production, launch readiness and final approval and handover of responsibilities
  • Ensure process engineering activities are conducted in adherence to the Quality Management System and assist with review and update of processes and procedures as required


Knowledge and Experience

  • MS Office suite
  • Working knowledge of a wide range of assembly tools and equipment
  • Quality tools such as PFMEAs, Control Plans, MSA and SPC
  • Powertrain systems technical knowledge is desirable
  • Experience with engine test bed facilities is desirable
  • Knowledge of ISO9001, ISO 14001, IATF16949 desirable


  • Demonstrated ability to lead small teams.
  • Ability to use skills and knowledge to find innovative solutions.
  • High personal standards of engineering integrity with the passion and tenacity to achieve a robust solution.
  • Organised, with an ability to multi-task - able to assess, prioritise and respond with absolute urgency to serious issues, should they arise
  • Proven experience in planning and delivering tasks on time and to high standard.
  • Strong communication skills, able to communicate confidently and effectively to a broad audience, both internally and externally.