Metallurgist / Heat Treatment Manufacturing Engineer

Job title: Metallurgist / Heat Treatment Manufacturing Engineer
Reference: E111855
Location: Liverpool
Duration: Permanent
Start date: ASAP
Salary: £59,625 pa + 25 days holidays, + great benefits

We are looking to recruit an experienced Metallurgist Heat Treatment Manufacturing Engineer based in Halewood, this is a unique opportunity to join a recognised, international specialist manufacturer at an award winning site.

Reporting to the Manufacturing Engineering Supervisor, you will be part of the plant manufacturing engineering team and be responsible for developing, maintaining and improving all Heat treatment and shot peening manufacturing processes within the plant.

You will manage projects and deliver them to optimal standards including safety, cost, on time and aligned with strict engineering standards.

You will work with a varied range of teams including other engineers, management, production, and maintenance personnel to deliver projects and services which support an advanced manufacturing environment transforming into a world leader.

Major Responsibilities as the Metallurgist / Heat Treatment Manufacturing Engineer

To be role model for company behaviours and requirements.
Promote safety and a Zero Accident culture
Adopt a Diversity, Equity and Inclusion ethos
Control costs to ensure best possible value for the company
Process owner of a series of heat treatment and shot peening production processes for various components and assemblies
Managing the implementation of major capital projects.
Initiate and implement cost improvement actions
Jobs per Hour improvements
Monitor compliance to necessary standards; GIS, CQI-9, TS16949, ISO14001 & ISO18001.
Drive Reliability and Maintainability philosophy from enquiry to installation.
Environmental compliance
Identify and implement innovative solutions to engineering activities
Effectively manage contractors in all aspects of projects, especially health and safety, project control,
Integrate with the existing Engineering team and work with internal and external parties to achieve project deliverables
Drive continuous improvement of business objectives
Effective communication outside and inside the organisation including Trade Union.

Please note that this list is not exhaustive, and the major responsibilities listed do not necessarily include a full description of all essential and non-essential position responsibilities.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience required by the Metallurgist / Heat Treatment Manufacturing Engineer

The candidate should be qualified to degree level in a Metallurgical/Materials engineering/science discipline.

Candidates not meeting this criterion but with the relevant industrial experience will be considered on an exception basis only.

Successful applicants may be required to study for a degree, if required.
Experience of industrialised heat treatment processes, particularly gas carburising and induction hardening
Experience of industrialised component shot peening.
Quality control and evaluation of heat treatment and surface preparation processes
General computer literacy and familiar with Excel, Word or equivalent and project management software (e.g.

A ‘can do’ attitude is essential together with the ability to work in a challenging environment and overcome complex problems to meet demanding deadlines
Analytical mindset to develop engineering solutions
Excellent people and communication skills
Highly motivated and self-driven
Ability to direct teams
Experience of problem solving techniques and tools such as 8D's, 5 Why, 6-Sigma
Ability to work in a team oriented environment
Lean manufacturing techniques
Knowledge of ergonomics and manual handling
Knowledge of SPC

Unique Factors
The site is undergoing a major transformation of Product, People, Equipment and Processes.

a collaborative approach is essential to ensure continued products and new products are integrated successfully.

As the Heat Treatment Manufacturing Engineer, you’ll receive the following:

Salary £59,625 pa
Excellent pension scheme
25 days holidays
On plant facilities including gymnasium, sauna and subsidised restaurant facilities.
37.5 hour working week.

To apply for the Metallurgist / Heat Treatment Engineer please click apply now

  • Location: Halewood, England
  • Salary: Up to £59625 per annum + 25 days holidays + great pension +benefits
  • Type: Permanent
  • Recruiter: GPW Recruitment Services
  • Posted: 03-Mar-2023
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