Ink Production Engineer
Based in West Sussex
£40,000 - £60,000
A world-renowned manufacturer in the Renewable Energy Sector are looking for a Production Engineer from a Chemical Engineering background. You will responsible for the process engineering activities in their Manufacturing department.
Key Responsibilities - Production Engineer - West Sussex
Identify opportunities for improvement in the production area
Analyse the process and end of line product performance and define a reaction plan
Implement equipment or processes to improve the performance in the production area
Define corrective action plan
Qualify and release new manufacturing equipment
Work in cross functional teams
Complete Validation requirements
Key Skill/Qualifications - Production Engineer - West Sussex
Degree/MSC or PhD in Chemical Engineering, Materials Science, Chemistry or similar
Experience in problem solving methodology applied to process engineering and chemical process
Ability to plan work and meet tight deadlines
Excellent IT Skills
Experience in manufacturing environments, with hands-on process engineering , manufacturing engineering , and sustaining experience , both in a process development group and in a mass production environment would be highly advantageous
Methodical approach to process development with depth in data analysis associated with SPC, DOE, pFMEA, fishbone analysis .
Strong mechanical aptitude and demonstrated ability to understand interaction of hardware and process as they affect the final product
Exposure to both thin film and thick film processing , including subsequent high temperature operations and knowledge of electrochemistry
Experience manufacturing inks and pastes , and related metrology and characterization
Development of new characterization methods of inks
Experience in ceramic ink formulations , aqueous and non-aqueous
Experience in tailoring material microstructure to desired cell performance
Experience in ink preparation techniques
Experience in ink application techniques (transfer , spraying , screen / pad printing , others).
Experience with pre-application characterization techniques : rheology , particle size analysis , others
Experience with post-application characterization techniques : SEM, electrochemical testing , others
Demonstrated experience in process engineering in high tech manufacturing, such as semiconductor, hard disk, or solar industries.