Manufacturing Engineer - Thermoplastics

CCP Gransden Ltd

Ballygowan, Co. Down

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Manufacturing Engineer - Thermoplastics


CCP Gransden are pleased to be recruiting a Manufacturing Engineer for our facility in Ballygowan, County Down. This exciting role will primarily support the company’s activities in the manufacture of thermoplastic composites and overmoulding technology. A working knowledge of injection moulding and process optimisation is essential for this role. In addition, the ideal candidate will be a team player with excellent communication skills, and have a willingness to be hands on in the development and execution of new projects.


  • Plan and execute New Product Introduction projects, primarily in the fields of thermoplastic composites, and over injection moulding
  • Develop manufacturing solutions for commercial programs, from DFM studies through to assisting operations in the setting up injection moulding processes.
  • Compile manufacturing documentation including process control documents, tooling specifications, work instruction and introduction of quality controls.
  • Liaise effectively and efficiently with colleagues from Design, Quality and Operations to ensure customers requirements are met and internal procedures adhered to
  • Support the introduction of IATF:16949 within the organisation, in particular APQP and PPAPS
  • Manage the interaction with the supply chain, including material suppliers and tool makers, to source suitable materials, and test and evaluate new technologies.
  • Compile knowledge capture reports, risk registers, project progress reports and control project spend to budget.
  • Support business development activities by planning and undertaking feasibility assessments, and liaising with the customer’s technical teams to implement CCP Gransden’s technology on future platforms
  • Support sales efforts by generating and maintaining cost models and compiling quotations.


  • Minimum 2:1 degree in Engineering or Polymer Science
  • Minimum 2 years industrial experience in a production environment
  • Minimum 1 years experience of injection moulding and process optimisation


  • Knowledge of thermoplastic composites and the overmoulding processes.
  • Experience in Design for Manufacture of thermoplastic composites or injection moulded components including the use of mouldflow or similar simulation packages, as well as solidworks or catia.
  • Working knowledge of tool design and/or specification for injection moulding style tooling
  • Knowledge of Engel operating system (CC300) and configuration of injection moulding parameters, including the operation of hot runner systems
  • A working knowledge of APQP and PPAPs and experience in working in the automotive sector


In additional to a negotiable salary, the successful candidate will receive a company laptop, mobile phone, progression towards sponsored chartership, and training on world leading equipment and technologies, all with excellent long term career opportunities in a small and rapidly expanding company.

To apply for the above position, please forward your CV VIA CLICKING APPLY NOW

Closing date for applications is Monday 26th April 2021

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Job Type
Permanent Full-Time
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Manufacturing, Engineering
Job Roles
Manufacturing Engineer
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Employer Type
Donna Mageean
Ballygowan, Co. Down
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Employer Details

CCP Gransden Ltd

17 Moss Road,
Co. Down,
BT23 6JQ

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