Process and Development Engineer

  • Permanent
  • Norwich
  • £35k - 40k per year

Contract Personnel Ltd

Process & Development Engineer

£35,000 – £40,000 per annum

Monday To Friday days

Contract Personnel are currently looking for a Process Engineer to join our well-respected client based in Norwich.

As a Process Engineer the role will be to lead the methods, systems and equipment used within the business, from engineering to manufacturing to optimise process flows, procedures and the development of existing and new products.

This new position comes from the need to maintain, develop and introduce improved engineering and manufacturing strategies to streamline the businesses functionality, meet customer demands, working alongside recognised standards and practices and introduce strict systematic processes to improve product quality.

Main duties and responsibilities –

  • Oversee, assess and manage existing processes and workflows.
  • Introduce new workflow processes and/or systems to optimize the day-to-day performance of the business.
  • Support with the handling of product development, from implementation to manufacturing.
  • Optimise manufacturing capacity by improving on current manufacturing techniques, testing methods, and technology/equipment.
  • Ensure that equipment and processes are compliant, and meet the requirements of relevant regulations and industry standards.
  • Adopt value engineering principles, design for manufacture and concurrent engineering techniques into product development.
  • Work alongside all areas of the business to support in the modification of existing production designs and the preparation of new designs.
  • Assist in the evaluation of technical problems with the installed product base, which may include travel to the customer for specific investigations.
  • To assess, and invite process change in compliance with Safety and Quality Standards.
  • Assist in the preparation of and preparing of technical reports and/or presentations involving process improvements, which benefit cost reduction, improved capacity and/or capability. 
  • Carry out other tasks as may be reasonably requested by Line Manager, that are within the role holder’s ability.

Experience and Competency Requirements


  • Knowledge of process engineering systems and techniques.
  • Familiar with product development processes from design implementation to manufacture.
  • Extensive knowledge of standard manufacturing techniques and engineering processes.
  • Familiar with the control and maintaining of process flow mapping, and PFMEA management.
  • Good analytical and data handling skills.
  • Have experience of prioritising a heavy workload.
  • Practised in decision making in a busy environment.


  • Experience with mapping software i.e. Microsoft Visio or Similar.
  • Experience with KAIZEN or other Continuous Improvement Techniques.

For more information about this opportunity or any of our other roles please get in touch with me. or call 01603 764044

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