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Rubber Engineer

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    Aldershot, Hampshire

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    £35000 - £40000 per annum

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    [email protected]

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  • Published:

    16 days ago

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Job Description

Rubber Engineer


  • Develop documented processes for new production parts for the rubber moulding processes and related assembly equipment and cost reduction projects.
  • Lead and support pre-production trial activities by developing counter measures for problem areas and cost reduction projects.
  • Specify and/or direct fabrication of equipment used in rubber direct processing and/or assembly operations (i.e. end-of-arm-tooling, fixtures, jigs etc).
  • Analyse new and current processes for cost reduction activity.
  • Supports the production launch of tooling and processes for new rubber materials and products.
  • Engineers' equipment, tooling, and process specifications.
  • Works on rubber moulding process parameters to identify root cause of production issues, provides corrective actions and process control plan.
  • Co-ordinate continuous improvement projects on rubber products and processes with multi-function teams.
  • Provides specific rubber process training to technicians and operators.
  • Maintain awareness and understand their roles and responsibilities regarding the environmental policies, management system, and objectives and targets by attending the required training.

Minimum qualifications and skills required:

  • BS Engineering discipline or equivalent experience in rubber-processing technology including injection moulding, compression moulding, transfer moulding.
  • Thorough understanding of rubber injection and compression moulding.
  • Demonstrated project management skills.
  • Ability to judge key critical quality characteristics of rubber-based products.
  • Desired qualifications and skills:
  • Skilled in computer usage including Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Experience in a cross-functional-cultural work environment.
  • Thorough understanding of rubber manufacturing operations with respect to automotive parts.

Location: Aldershot

Hours of Work: 40 hrs per week 7:00 - 16:30 Monday to Thursday (45-minute lunch
break) 7:00 - 12:00 Friday


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