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Process Engineer

Preston, United Kingdom

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H.B. Fuller is a leading global adhesives provider focusing on perfecting adhesives, sealants and other specialty chemicals across all industries throughout the world.  While our products are virtually invisible, they play a vital role in ensuring the quality of modern life and we are committed to connecting what matters to solve some of the world's biggest adhesion challenges.


As part of our EIMEA Technical Engineering and process safety team we are looking for an individual who can communicate and collaborate with our local and Europe based engineers.  At H.B. Fuller we are committed to continuous improvement and process safety to support growing the business.  We have a broad range of projects planned for our Preston site resulting in the requirement for this new role.  

In addition to project work the successful candidate will also be responsible for managing the maintenance department and to create strategies to reduce breakdown/repairs and further develop the department. The role involves working closely with the Process Engineer and the Production Manager on improving the existing aspects of the manufacturing processes as well as future projects.


  • Work in accordance with H.B. Fuller EHS requirements, Polices and Principles.
  • Responsible for Maintenance & Repair budgets
  • Source suppliers and Contractors to support existing site activities and new projects, includes day to day management of contractors on site.
  • Assisting to all Maintenance activities for the different equipment on site.
  • Develop KPI’s for maintenance department to measure performance and support production manager implementing lean/six sigma tools
  • Aid preventive maintenance planning and suggest improvements to minimize repairs and downtime.
  • Help to define engineering requirements for equipment and infrastructures, as well as contribute to develop the necessary engineering projects
  • Keep accurate documentation of equipment and infrastructures, includes P&ID
  • Help to ensure that engineering projects are designed and delivered on time and in budget including all applicable Safety aspects as well as productivity enhancements


  • University degree in Mechanical Engineering preferred or equivalent (Chemical engineering will be considered if candidates have a strong background in a mechanical environment)
  • 3 to 5 years of experience in a similar role
  • Good verbal and written communication skills in English
  • Experience in chemical manufacturing environment is preferred.
  • Knowledge of HAZID, HAZOP, SIL, HAC and regulations such as Dangerous substances and Explosive atmospheres would be suited to this role 

H.B. Fuller is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and proud to have created a collaborative culture where employees around the world are seen, heard, and respected. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, disability, or marital status or status as a protected veteran, or any other legally protected classification.

H.B. Fuller does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters, employment agencies, or staffing firms. To conduct business with H.B. Fuller, a written service agreement must be executed by Human Resources prior to submitting any information relating to a potential candidate. Without a signed service agreement, H.B. Fuller shall not be obligated for payment of any fee or compensation.

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