Graduate Opportunity

Graduate Process Engineer

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Role Purpose

  • Future Talent -Production Engineering
    • Via a development pathway, gain skills, knowledge and experience to support the Production Engineering Team in achieving strategic goals and objectives.
  • Contribute up to date knowledge, new ideas and fresh thinking to facilitate continuous improvement
  • Continually develop self in addition to any defined individual development plan, to ensure knowledge is at forefront of engineering practices.

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Subject to progression along the development pathway, role and responsibilities will include:-

Health, Safety and Environmental

  • Ensure all machines are fully signed off before manufacturing handover, in accordance with DMUK procedure.
  • Contribute to and complete risk assessments for all new / modified equipment.
  • Ensure contractors are utilised in accordance with DMUK procedures.
  • Ensure effective management and control of designated contractors whilst on DMUK site.


  • Ensure process controls are clearly defined and implemented fully.
  • Strong working knowledge and be able to lead on P-FMEA and control plans.
  • Monitor daily scrap and defect levels and provide analysis to avoid spike and ensure continuous improvement, availability and non-right first time.
  • Support customer visits with capacity explanation and equipment demonstration.
  • Generate manuals and training for new equipment and processes.
  • Prepare and present materials to cross functional teams and senior managers including new project gateway release.
  • To investigate customer complaints and introduce permanent countermeasures.
  • Identify and implement TPM schedules to machinery, jigs and fixtures.


  • Maintain capacity and factory layout plans to optimise material flow.
  • Calculate theoretical chemical usage and monitor against actual.
  • Lead operation ratio improvement of machines and processes.
  • Analyse labour loss ratio and implement improvement plans.
  • Define long term Kaizen plans and monitor achievement.
  • Identify and implement net time improvement plans and confirm work configuration.
  • Create detail specifications for machinery ensuring standardisation and compliance.
  • Implement ECI/PCI within the manufacturing process.
  • Assess the impact of ECI / PCI to process and implement changes.
  • Conduct capability studies on new and existing products and processes.
  • Co-ordinate the introduction of new products and processes through trial builds and training.

Performance Measures

  • Flow out target achievement.
  • Leak and scrap target achievement.
  • Lost hour reduction achievement.
  • Operation ratio target achievement.

Knowledge, Skills and Experience


  • Engineering based degree.
  • Demonstrable ability to perform and analyse capability studies.
  • High level of written/numerical / analytical ability.
  • High level of competency with spreadsheet & data management systems (ideally excel/Visual Basic/CAD)
  • Articulate with the ability to communicate at all levels from Production Associate to Managing Director.


This role will develop by means of an Individual Development Plan (IDP) which will personalised to the individual and be managed by regular two way reviews with the line manager. Coaching/Mentoring, on the job experience and formal training will be used to deploy relevant learning requirements which will include technical and soft skill personal development.

The plan will cover a breadth & depth of DENSO knowledge and understanding around all functions and processes as well as a more targeted development in Production Engineering


How to Apply

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Opportunity Overview

  • Ongoing
  • Competitive + benefits
  • All grades
  • Telford (Shropshire)
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Preferred Disciplines...

  • Analytics
  • Automotive
  • Manufacturing
  • Maths
  • Mechanical

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