Graduate Process Engineer

Job Description

  • Job Reference: JSGPE090622
  • Job Title: Graduate Process Engineer
  • Salary: £25,000 per annum + 6 month increase
  • Type: Permanent
  • Location: Lisburn

Graduate Process Engineer

Have you recently graduated in Engineering? Looking to start a career in Process Engineering within a large, award-winning Lisburn based manufacturing company?

VANRATH are recruiting for a fantastic career opportunity, looking for an energetic Graduate Process Engineer, responsible for the effective implementation of new and improved manufacturing processes. The successful candidate will employ lean manufacturing techniques for existing and new product ranges, in-line with the following key objectives - Efficiency, Quality, Waste and Capacity.

The Client:
Our client is a family owned and directed manufacturing company, with a network of facilities at multiple locations throughout Lisburn, NI.

As a well-recognised and trusted organisation, they have multiple awards over the years, including Business Growth Awards, Lisburn Business Awards and Belfast Telegraph's Top 100 Companies. Their healthy and progressive approach towards business, in particular empowering their staff base with skills for success, has lead to sustained growth over the past few years and large expansion.

£25,000.00 starting rate*

*Salary increases by £1,250.00 per annum every 6 months for the first 2 years


  • 32 days Annual Leave
  • Flexi Time Scheme
  • £50 Quarterly Attendance Reward
  • Loyalty Bonus
  • + More

* Work closely with all relevant departments to plan and implement the introduction of measurable and effective continuous process/workflow improvements in line with company and department KPI's.
* Carry out work studies and balance production processes to improve operational KPI's.
* Determine and introduce optimum facility and equipment layouts.
* Review and improve material flow throughout company, using stock control and Kanban systems.
* Introduce and maintain Bill of Materials as necessary.
* Actively progress projects through the Engineering Change Process.
* Resource machinery and provide data to support applications for capital expenditure as part of continuous improvement.
* Assist in the planning and development of operational resources.
* Responsible for the operational introduction of New Products in-line with NPD process.
* Analyse and drive forward Problem solving, Quality improvements and Waste reduction through inter-Departmental Meetings.
* Ensure prompt and regular communications within the Engineering department and between other relevant departments.
* Liaise with customers and suppliers as necessary to clarify technical details and overcome problems.
* Any other reasonable duties which may be required by management from time to time.

The Ideal Person:

  • Degree in Mechanical or Manufacturing Engineering
  • Placement Process Engineering experience would be an advantage
  • CAD Experience
  • Energetic and Pro-active

For further information on this vacancy, or any other Built Environment job in Belfast or wider Northern Ireland, please apply via the link below or contact Joe Sowerby for a confidential discussion on 028 9033 0250