Engineering & Manufacturing

Hot Metals Process Engineer

  • Location: Sheffield
  • Salary: Competitive Package & Progression
  • Type: Permanent
  • Job Ref: ETJE-36540
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Jack Heffren

Jack Heffren

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Job Description


Elevation Recruitment Group are delighted to be retained as the recruitment partner of Orchid Orthopedic Solutions as they seek to appoint a Process Engineer, based at their UK office in Sheffield. This exciting opportunity will be both challenging and rewarding and will play an integral role in the growth of the business.

Employing approximately 2,000 people across the Globe, Orchid Orthopedic Solutions is a worldwide leader in design and manufacturing for the orthopedic and medical device markets, including joint reconstruction, spine, trauma, sports medicine, extremities and dental. Orchid provides expertise in design and development, quality and regulatory support, implant manufacture, advanced machining, plastics technology, instrument manufacturing, implant coatings, surface treatments, and packaging services. With 14 world-class facilities located around the globe, Orchid continues to provide others an opportunity to live a better life through the products, services and the way the company conducts business.

As a key part of the process engineering team, you will provide technical expertise within hot metals (primarily casting & forging), continuous improvement initiatives, standardising processes, optimising performance, leading key projects and reducing costs. This role also provides excellent opportunities to progress internally and continue to further your career.


The Process Engineers duties and responsibilities will include:

• Liaising cross functionally with NPDI, Process Engineering, Leadership & projects to deliver on key KPI's across the business
• Support process improvement trials and independently recognise further opportunities across the business, leading these cradle to grave
• Reviewing and supporting the development of all process documentation
• Providing a key engineering support function around scrap reduction and other pivotal projects
• Reviewing tooling, jigs and fixtures to constantly improve performance and minimise waste, change over times, etc.
• Improve yield, quality, productivity, environmental impact, cost and safety
• Support NPD & NPI in an advisory capacity on certain issues
• Actively participate in key improvement activities, supporting CI across the site

We are very keen to speak to you if you have the following skills and experience:

• A degree/masters in a relevant engineering field (desirable)
• A strong hands-on background within manufacturing/production/process engineering roles
• Experience/knowledge of hot metals (casting, forging etc.)
• Evidence of continuous improvement/lean initiatives and/or projects leading to improved efficiency, capacity or cost savings (Six Sigma / Lean qualifications would be beneficial)

Elevation Engineering & Manufacturing is a specialist recruitment consultancy dealing with engineering, technical and operational positions in Yorkshire and the surrounding regions.

If you match the specified criteria and are interested in discussing the position in more detail, we would love to hear from you.

To apply for this position please send your application or call Jack Heffren on 07715316790 for more information.
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This vacancy is managed by:

Jack Heffren

Jack Heffren

01709 723 248 / 07715 316 790

[email protected]

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