Process Development Engineer

Overall Purpose of the Job

To provide analytical capability to the Industrialisation group; to further the development of processes and process machinery on new and existing lines.  Take a hands-on approach to testing and data collection in the pursuit of process development.

Role is to cover predicting new designs performance, implementing these solutions on existing or new production line and analyse of performance once implemented.

For dynamic systems this will be working closely with the control engineers to implement complex processes on the production equipment.  You will be expected to work hands on with the equipment for commissioning and fault finding.

This will be for a wide range of processes and may also include new product development.  Examples of some of the types of analysis include complex dynamic tension control of spooled pipe, thermal analysis of applied heat, lifting and handling dynamics of complex structures.

Principal Accountabilities

Analyse complex mechanical system across our novel production process.

Project engineering documented calculations assessments and proposals.

Analytical tool creation / development (process development).

Production rate analysis and reports.

Procurement documentation in-line with project procurement plan and budget.

Liaise with suppliers and sub-contractors regarding project engineering tasks and report to project manager/project engineer.

Prepare process test procedures, analyse test data and write test reports to clearly communicate the objectives, methods and results of development testing.

Work within framework defined by Magma Quality management System.

Job Challenges

Analysing complex data streams and diagnosing process conditions.

Understanding complex equipment requirements and translation into practical process improvement recommendations.

Developing process software tools to provide a robust line setting methodology.

Working with control Engineers to implement your proposed solutions in the real world application

Working in accordance with Magma Quality Systems.

Job Knowledge and Experience

Education – Degree in Engineering

Skills – Microsoft office, Excel spread sheets, CAD design, working knowledge of FEA processes.

Experience – Graduate (ideally one-year industrial experience).

Other – Presentation and communication skills

Hands on approach with process development as well as analytical

Broad knowledge of control approaches would be beneficial

What Magma offers you

A great chance to work on truly innovation production technology in a rapidly expanding company that provides opportunity to progress your career as we expand.  In return for your effort we will provide you with a strong set of benefits and a competitive salary based on your skills and expertise.

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