Process Engineer - Chemicals & Finishes

Salary: £40,000 pa

Industry: Business Support

Job Type: Permanent

Location: West Midlands

Reference: 27106-sw

Expiration date: 23 June 2017

This role reports directly in to the Product Engineering Manager within Product Engineering.


  • Developing paint and enamel processes/equipment and resolving daily production issues.
  • Advising on technical issues as required, raised by Engineers and Production.
  • Responsible for ensuring compliance with all environmental legislation especially REACH and ROHS.
  • Advising on Health & Safety CoSHH.
  • Monitoring Legionella and risks associated with the cooling tower- legally this requires a trained person.
  • Ordering paints, enamels, lubricants and chemicals.
  • Monitoring and maintaining the effectiveness of Aqueous wash plant.
  • Advising on materials for most suitable selection e.g. plastics, galvanic series and metals as required by Design and Supply Chain Management.
  • Testing of parts to enamel and paint specs, coordinating with suppliers to achieve specification.
  • Be the main contact for Severn Trent and Warwick District Council for consent legislation.
  • Advising on substances across three sites, making changes as required to meet legislative requirements and cost.
  • Making continuous improvements on materials and processes.
  • Ensuring all procedures are documented for ISO 9001, 14001 and being involved throughout regular audits.

Essential Requirements for Candidates:

  • Qualified to Degree level (or equivalent) in Chemistry