Company: Petroplan
Skills: Chemical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Reliability Engineer
Experience: 10 + Years
Education: Masters Degree
Salary: £90000 - £100000 per annum bonus
Location: Normandy, France

Our client is a well-established Chemical manufacturer with a large chemical production site in Northern France. They are looking for an experienced candidate with strong manufacturing experience to drive their Reliability programme. This will be a challenging senior position within the Site Managerial team to ensure the functionality of the site and to enhance manufacturing processes.

Some responsibilities will include:

  • Analysing the current processes and procedures to develop new and improved processes, following up on the implementation of these processes
  • Coordinating with the relevant departments at the site to ensure tasks are carried out properly
  • Advising and conferring with engineers in design review meetings to give reliability findings and recommendations
  • Reviews engineering specifications and drawings, proposing design modifications to improve reliability within cost and other performance requirements
  • Liasing and managing the direct team effectively, therefore bridging the gap between shopfloor and senior management

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Master's Degree in an engineering discipline (Chemical or Mechanical)
  • At least 10 - 15 years experience in a Chemical Manufacturing setting
  • At least 5 years experience in a managerial position
  • At least 5 years experience in a reliability related position
  • Fluent in English
  • Knowledge of French a strong advantage but not mandatory



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