Process/Industrial Engineer

We are currently looking for a Process / Industrial Engineer to join our busy team.

Reporting to the Head of Industrial Engineering the responsibilities of this role will include:

Full Time

£28,000 - £30,000 + Company Bonus (c. 10%)


Process/Industrial Engineer

We are currently looking for a Process/Industrial Engineer to join Rittal-CSM, our manufacturing and engineering facility in Plymouth.  Rittal-CSM was recently named Manufacturer of the Year (second year running) and Business of the Year at the prestigious  Western Morning News Business Awards 2019.

Day-to-Day Responsibilities

Reporting to the Head of Industrial Engineering the responsibilities of this role will include:

  • Ensuring that existing processes and/or machines that are improved have the sustained capability to World Class status measured against Process Capability Indices
  • Ensuring that any new processes and/or machines that are implemented are capable to specified Process Capability Indices, prior to bringing into our own manufacturing process and are implemented strictly in-line with the manufacturing strategy and company procedures
  • Undertaking a lead role in New Product Introduction projects taking into account all aspects of layout, material flow etc using standardised lean principles
  • Identifying, taking ownership of, facilitating, supporting and encouraging continuous improvement activities within manufacturing
  • Continuing to develop skill set through continuous professional development to support the successful implementation of the manufacturing strategy
  • Supporting the Head of Industrial Engineering to achieve the team’s target

Personal objectives will include:

  • A CPK value of 1.33 on all existing critical processes/machines and any other new processes/machines
  • To ensure procedures are adhered to which maintain capability of processes/machines
  • To undertake process capability improvements that help towards achieving ‘zero defects’
  • To identify, carry out and facilitate improvements in OEE performance

Qualifications & Experience

  • A minimum of HNC in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering
  • Experience of high volume sheet metal fabrication processes including bespoke machinery, robotics and fig/fixture design
  • Working knowledge of Siemens PLCs would be advantageous
  • Experience of implementing processes in a Lean Manufacturing environment

Candidate Attributes

The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate the ability to:

  • Work to deadlines, under pressure and on own initiative
  • Communicate effectively at all levels
  • Work well as part of a close-knit team
  • Be flexible and proactive

Working Hours & Benefits

39 hours per week Monday to Friday

Additional benefits:

  • Access to our recognition and reward portal, providing discounts at over 850 retail stores
  • 25 days holiday plus Bank Holidays
  • Company pension scheme which will match your contributions up to 5%

Rittal UK holds the prestigious Investors in People Silver award and are committed to the training and development of all their staff.  As such this is an excellent opportunity for successful candidates to build a long-term career with a Global Company.


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