Philips Process Engineer in Glemsford, United Kingdom

Your challenge

The Process Engineer is responsible for the current state value stream design and improvements through ownership of the current state value stream model. This role will identify and eliminate bottlenecks & waste, lead TPM Focused Improvement. You will implement & own O.E.E measurement systems and analyse losses to focus on Continuous improvement. The Process Engineer supports central engineering project delivery, whilst ensuring all production activities are covered by suitable standard work. You would also be the Value Stream owner for evolving the PFMEA’s for current production processes

Your responsibilities

  • PFMEA ownership, creation for existing processes, continuous improvement/updates for existing PFMEA’s.

  • Practical Problem Solving using structured tools

  • Value Stream Mapping – creations and updating to reflect current state

  • Value Stream Map and data driven optimisation of processes within the VS to reduce or eliminate all identified Muda.

  • Layout design optimisation

  • Scrap reduction

  • Headcount rationalisation and labour efficiency

  • Bottleneck process improvements

  • End to end material flow from receipt to finished goods

  • Process repeatability

  • Process optimisation (with the use of the VSM) – materials, equipment and labour

  • Responsible for creation of Risk assessments in the VS and their maintenance/regular review. Key involvement in conjunction with other VS functions and Central Engineering to accept new products and processes

  • Ensure adequate fit for purpose standard work documentation is available for shop floor processes. Work with NPI to ensure delivery of standard work documentation for new products and processes.

  • OEE metric and continuous improvement owner.

  • Creating and maintaining risk assessments in the VS.

  • Drive Lean and 6S within the VS and group.

  • Key point of escalation for process related issues.

  • To be aware of site wide compliance as per the AEO policy and adhere to site regulations at all times.

Your team

You will report into the Lead Engineer, working within a team of 5 process engineers. This position is based in Glemsford, Suffolk.

We are looking for

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical, Electrical, Process, or Manufacturing engineering preferred or experience in a relevant manufacturing environment.

  • Demonstrable experience as an engineer in a manufacturing environment

  • Value Stream Mapping


  • Lean Manufacturing & Kaizen

  • Material Process Flow design

  • Practical problem solving

  • Project Management

  • Six Sigma experience (GB or BB) preferable

Our offer

We welcome you to a challenging, innovative environment with great opportunities for you to explore. Our benefits are very competitive and designed around your preferences:

• A competitive base salary plus a high performance related bonus.

• Access to private healthcare insurance

• Holiday allowance of 25 days a year from the start (plus bank holidays)

• Learning and Development opportunities through our Philips University

• Family friendly policies which offer enhanced maternity and paternity schemes

• The Philips Employee Shop allows employees to buy Philips products at discounted prices

• Subsidised Café promoting healthy eating and wellbeing

• Social Events - a dedicated Sports & Social committee with members in Guildford and Cambridge, promoting a host of social events throughout the year including the famous Family Sports Day at Surrey Sports Park.

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