Material Handling Process Engineer 


We're looking for a talented Material Process Engineer to join our established Materials team in Leyland, Lancashire.



The Leyland Trucks’ Materials team has responsibility for managing the inbound supply of parts from our global supplier base into the Leyland Assembly Plant, with the requirement of achieving on time delivery whilst maintaining minimum inventory levels and optimising transport costs and storage space.

Why join Leyland Trucks?

As part of PACCAR, a global leader in the design and manufacture of high-quality premium trucks, we are one of Britain’s leading manufacturing companies.

In this role you would:

Your tasks will depend on business needs, but may include:

  • Reviewing and maintaining the Material Handling assignments to ensure excellent levels of efficiency
  • Identifying efficiency improvement opportunities within the Material Handling processes through the removal of waste
  • Controlling the decision making process around storage location and feed of material
  • Driving the expansion of tow train feed processes to reduce interaction between pedestrian and forklifts from assembly areas
  • Assisting in development of future storage solutions to maximise storage densities throughout the site and to satisfy future volume requirements
  • Providing expertise in best ergonomic working practices within Material Handling 


What we're looking for:

  • Highly motivated and capable of achieving excellent standards in a challenging and dynamic environment
  • Ability to communicate effectively and influence at all levels
  • Highly numerate with excellent data analysis & reporting skills
  • Strong problem-solving skills
  • Computer literate with excellent attention to detail
  • Lean / Green Belt Six Sigma preferred


We hope you'll like our…

  • Culture that supports true collaboration 
  • Approach to personal development where we encourage individuals to grow and share what they've learned



Leyland Trucks is committed to building and supporting a diverse workforce, providing opportunities for all. We are proud to be a supporter of the PACCAR Women’s Association, highlighting our goal of improving diversity within our team and supporting industry-wide improvement.


Circa £40k depending on experience

We Offer

At Leyland Trucks you will work in a professional, innovative and safe environment with a lot of autonomy and responsibility.  We offer you a career with growth potential.

In addition to a good salary, Leyland Trucks offers you the following working conditions:

  • 37 hour working week
  • 25 days holiday plus 8 bank holidays
  • Defined contribution Master Trust pension arrangement, provided by Aviva
  • Medical Scheme, including dental, optical and outpatient provision
  • Extensive opportunities for personal growth, such as education programs and (online) training courses.
  • Professional development is encouraged and supported


Contact info

If you recognise yourself in this profile and would like to take on this challenge, we invite you to apply. 
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