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Rubber Technologist

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    £40000 - £50000 per annum

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    Samantha Bryant

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    about 1 month ago

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Rubber Technologist / Rubber Engineer / Process Engineer - Aldershot - £40,000-£50,000

Rubber Technologish required to join a growing team based in the Adershot area.

The ideal Rubber Technologist will come from a manufacturing background, ideally with exposure to polymers or rubber products and will have a strong background in Lean manufacturing and problem-solving.

The Role:
  • New product development and implementation including production methods, process flow, machinery and required tooling.
  • Carry out, lead and Support preproduction trials, record activities/process details, recommended equipment and specifications.
  • Specify and/or oversee fabrication of equipment used in moulding processes and/or assembly operations (i.e., end-of-arm-tooling, fixtures, jigs, etc.)
  • Manage project schedules as applied to new product launches.
  • Analyse new and current processes for cost reduction activity and implement/oversee improvements.
  • Coordinate Continuous Improvement Projects and processes with multi-function teams.

  • Manufacturing background with exposure to Lean Six Sigma methodology.
  • In-depth knowledge of rubber moulding and a good understanding of rubber to metal/plastic bonding.
  • Ideally educated to HNC level in Product/Polymer engineering.
  • Familiar with the automotive industry quality requirements QS9000 and APQP.

The Package:
Salary - £40,000-£50,000
Working Hours - 07:00-16:15 (Monday - Thursday) 07:00-12:00 (Friday)
40 hours per week
20 days holiday + bank holidays (increasing with length of service)
Pension 4%

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