PRODUCTION PLANNER

Job Description

This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced Production Planner / Production Scheduler, to work with a leading manufacturing of advanced process technology company, who have a rich, well-established background. They have sites here in the UK and overseas

The company's strength lies in its process expertise, engineering excellence and the ability to fully support customers worldwide. The service is complete - from design through installation and commissioning to lifetime support.

Pay, Hours and Benefits

  • £25,000 - £27,000, possibly negotiable dependant on experience
  • Monday to Thursday, 7:30am – 4pm, 12:30pm Finish on Friday’s
  • 30 days holiday (inc statutory) plus an additional three days at Christmas
  • Life Assurance
  • Healthy pension
  • Company and Private Healthcare Scheme

Commutable From: Corby, Wisbech, Spalding, Stamford, Peterborough

Production Planner Function:

  • The Production Planner will plan, schedule and monitor workload through manufacturing components.
  • Ensure components workload is planned in advance for each resource in manufacturing, to enable the delivery of the correct materials/tools/programs etc. Thus, enabling the accurate delivery of spares and capital work to internal and external customers.

Person Specification:

  • Ability to plan and communicate production orders under pressure.
  • Excellent communication skills. The Production Planner will be able to interact well with internal and external customers.
  • Proficient use of computer systems and software applications.
  • In‐depth knowledge of ERP or MRP software preferred.
  • Minimum of 5 years production planning experience in a related industry.
  • Good communications skills.
  • Knowledge of lean and continuous improvement beneficial.

Production Planner Key Responsibilities (but not limited to):

  • Compliance with the Health & Safety Policy, to be aware of and follow all company Health & Safety policies and procedures, in respect of self and others.
  • Ensure correct load is planned to each resource in components and monitor delivery of components through the business.
  • Develop accurate scheduling system to constantly improve internal delivery. Work with PED/Purchasing/Stores/Manufacturing to ensure all requirements are met before jobs are loaded into the manufacturing plan.
  • To review requirements for developing an efficient manufacturing planning department, develop manufacturing scheduling using MRP system.
  • Produce production reports on adherence and co-ordinate exceptions to build schedule through manufacturing.
  • Point of contact for manufacturing schedule exceptions, raising concerns when load exceeds production capacity with production control.
  • The Production Planner will be aware of and demonstrate the company values and behaviours.

Probe Technical Recruitment, providing Manufacturing, Production & Quality Recruitment Support since 1994

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This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced Production Manager with Fabrication environment exposure, to work with a leading manufacturing of advanced process technology company, who have a rich, well-established background. They have sites here in the UK and overseas

The company's strength lies in its process expertise, engineering excellence and the ability to fully support customers worldwide. The service is complete - from design through installation and commissioning to lifetime support.

Pay, Hours and Benefits

  • £50,000 - £55,000
  • Monday to Thursday, 7:30am – 4pm, 12:30pm Finish on Friday’s
  • 30 days holiday (inc statutory) plus an additional three days at Christmas
  • Life Assurance
  • Healthy pension
  • Company and Private Healthcare Scheme

Commutable From: Corby, Wisbech, Spalding, Stamford, Peterborough

Production Manager Role Summary

Manage the fabrication (sheet metal, welding and plating) activities of capital equipment and major spares contracts, to meet customer requirements. 
To ensure quality, delivery and cost performance of the Fabrication area, in line with company and departmental targets. 
Identify areas for improvement and drive through changes to gain bottom line results. 
Maintain a safe working environment, by ensuring that all health and safety regulations are strictly adhered to.

Candidate Requirements

  • Able to lead, motivate and manage personnel to achieve stretch targets.
  • Sound technical knowledge of capital equipment and spares manufacture. 
  • The Production Manager will be confident and decisive, with good people management and communication skills.
  • Able to liaise with Technical and Production Engineering to improve and develop products.
  • A knowledge of general computer packages (Word & Excel), with excellent planning and organisational skills.
  • Self-motivated and able to act as a change agent within the department.
  • Good communicator at all levels. Able to work within cross-functional teams to achieve business results.

Production Manager Key Responsibilities

  • Assist the Manufacturing Manager in implementing process change initiatives, cost reductions and achieving performance improvement targets.
  • Manage the fabrication of capital equipment and major spares contracts, to meet customer requirements. Provide fabrication expertise to other departments and functions.
  • Attend or chair daily/weekly/monthly meetings and briefs, as required, in order to communicate departmental/company information.
  • Ensure safe and clean working practices and monitor via housekeeping audits. Ensure orders and resources are prioritized and communicated accordingly.
  • Team development through appropriate coaching and training programmes. Monitoring and control of performance using Visual Management techniques.
  • Actively reduce or eliminate ‘waste’ activities and challenge existing processes and procedures.
  • Monitor quality issues to continually improve product and process quality. Maintain information in respect to methods, processes and procedural standards.
  • Management of direct reports.
  • Generate detailed fabrication plans in conjunction with the master schedule.
  • Deputise for the Manufacturing Manager and other supervisors, as and when required.

Probe Technical Recruitment, providing Manufacturing, Production & Quality Recruitment Support since 1994

 

This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced Section Leader, to work with a leading manufacturing of advanced process technology company, who have a rich, well-established background. They have sites here in the UK and overseas

The company's strength lies in its process expertise, engineering excellence and the ability to fully support customers worldwide. The service is complete - from design through installation and commissioning to lifetime support.

Pay, Hours and Benefits

  • £35,000 - £40,000
  • Monday to Thursday, 7:30am – 4pm, 12:30pm Finish on Friday’s
  • 30 days holiday (inc statutory) plus an additional three days at Christmas
  • Life Assurance, Healthy pension, Company and Private Healthcare Scheme

Commutable From: Corby, Wisbech, Spalding, Stamford, Peterborough

Role Function

Reporting to the Production Manager, the Section Leader will manage a team of people within a designated Manufacturing section. You will have direct day-to-day responsibility for the communication, workload, quality and staff performance of all activities within the designated manufacturing team.

You will also be responsible for maintaining a safe working environment, by ensuring that all health and safety regulations are strictly adhered to, and to identify areas for improvement and drive through changes to gain bottom line results.

Person Specification

  • The Section Leader will be self-motivated and quality conscious.
  • PC literate (ideally Epicor & Office).
  • Confident and decisive, with good people management and communication skills.
  • Tenacity and drive to bring about improvements.
  • Sound technical knowledge of capital equipment and spares manufacture. 
  • Able to liaise with Technical and Production Engineering to improve and develop products, and able to work within cross-functional teams to achieve business results.
  • Excellent planning and organisational skills.

Section Leader Key Responsibilities (but not limited to)

  • Assist the Production Manager in implementing process change initiatives, cost reductions and achieving performance improvement targets.
  • Manage the department’s production workload, equipment utilisation, and to ensure health and safety adherence.
  • Discipline, time and attendance, and performance appraisals for all direct reports, attending or chair daily/weekly/monthly meetings and briefs, as required, in order to communicate departmental/company information.
  • Ensure safe and clean working practices are adhered to, as identified via housekeeping audits and actively reduce or eliminate ‘waste’ activities and challenge existing processes and procedures.
  • To make sure orders and resources are prioritised and communicated accordingly, reporting quality issues to continually improve product and process quality.
  • Deputise for the Production Manager and other Section Leaders, as and when required.
  • Drive and be a role model for the company values & behaviours.

Probe Technical Recruitment, providing Manufacturing, Production & Quality Recruitment Support since 1994

 

This exciting new role is for a Laser Setter Operator, working for a long-established company. An immediate start is available, following a short working interview.

A brief overview of the Laser Setter/Operators role is as follows:

  • Start Date: Asap
  • Role Duration: Permanent
  • Location: Grantham, Lincolnshire
  • Working Hours – 7am to 4:15pm (Monday to Thursday) and 7am to 11am (Friday)
  • Pay: £14 per hour – weekly paid 
  • Overtime: readily available and this role is paid weekly

The successful candidate requires previous experience of working as a Laser Setter Operator within the Engineering industry – candidates who do not have this experience unfortunately will not be considered for the role

The Job Requirements / Description for this Laser Setter/Operators role are as follows:

  • Must have proven experience of setting a Bystronic machines
  • Breaking out components and sorting for inspection/delivery
  • Loading and unloading the machine
  • Work safely in a busy workspace alongside fellow workers
  • The role requires ability to work in groups alongside others operating machinery in the same workshop.

The ideal candidate for this Laser Setter/Operator role must be experienced in:

  • Previous experience using Bystronic machines is essential 
  • Previous site experience would be advantageous together with a FLT license
  • Operating in a fast-paced environment to meet deadlines.

Commutable From: Nottingham, Lincoln, Grantham, Leicester and Peterborough

Probe Technical Recruitment, providing Manufacturing, Production & Quality Recruitment Support since 1994

 

A manufacturing company in the Oxfordshire area, now have a requirement due to expansion and increased productivity for an experienced CNC Programmer.  This exciting opportunity is working within a busy, Precision Engineering manufacturing organisation that manufacture precision components for a number of industries including Aerospace.

BENEFITS FOR THE CNC PROGRAMMER

  • £34,000 - £37,500
  • 23 Days Holiday, increasing with service + Bank holidays
  • Days based role working Monday – Friday 39 hrs p week.
  • Life Assurance and Death in Service
  • Pension

DUTIES OF THE CNC PROGRAMMER

  • This is an integral role where you will program, set and operate CNC Lathes / Mills
  • You will read and interpret from engineering drawings to enable programming, setting and manufacture.
  • Create layout sheets to document tooling, tools, set ups and machine parameters.

    
REQUIREMENTS FOR CNC PROGRAMMER

  • Experience in programming and operating 3, 4, & 5 axis CNC machines CMM programmes and will ideally hold a time served apprecticeship.
  • Good Knowledge of and experience with  Fanuc (ISO) or Heidenhain controls
  • Previous experience of large machining.

The CNC PROGRAMMER role is commutable from Newbury, Wantage, Abingdon, Oxford, Aylesbury, Bicester, Banbury, Swindon, Thame, High Wycombe, Marlow, Maidenhead

Probe Technical Recruitment, providing Manufacturing, Production & Quality Recruitment Support since 1994

 

A leading manufacturer are seeking an experienced Health, Safety and Environmental officer to support with the implementation and delivery of Health & Safety, Quality, and Environmental strategy, processes, policies, legislation and legal obligations across all site operations within this expanding business. You will be joining a SHEQ team to ensure all systems and policies are being met across the business. 

HEALTH, SAFETY & ENVIRONMENTAL OFFICER ROLE BENEFITS:

  • Excellent Company pension
  • Private Healthcare and life assurance
  • Competitive Salary package
  • Holiday purchase scheme and long service awards

DUTIES OF THE HEALTH, SAFETY & ENVIRONMENTAL OFFICER ROLE:

  • Support the delivery of Quality, Environmental, and H&S policies across all departments. 
  • Provide advice on legislative requirements / codes of practice.
  • Maintain quality and environmental systems compliant with ISO 9001 and ISO 14001.
  • Conduct Audits and Risk Assessments to ensure compliance.
  • Organise and deliver training on legislative requirements.

REQUIREMENTS OF THE HEALTH, SAFETY & ENVIRONMENTAL OFFICER ROLE:

  • Minimum 2 year’s, experience in a Health & Safety role gained ideally within a manufacturing, chemical, or food/fmcg environment and will ideally hold  NEBOSH certificate and be IOSH certified.
  • Experience in dealing with regulatory agencies (HSE, Environment Agency, Councils)
  • Understanding and experience of Safety / Environmental Management Systems inc ISO 40001 and ISO 9001
  • A superb communicator (written and verbal) with excellent planning, time management and organisation skills.

The HEALTH, SAFETY & ENVIRONMENTAL OFFICER ROLE is commutable from Aldridge, Lichfield, Tamworth, Walsall, Cannock, Stafford, Burton on Trent, Sutton Coldfield, Birmingham and surrounding areas.

Probe Technical Recruitment, providing Manufacturing, Production & Quality Recruitment Support since 1994

 

I am currently recruiting for an experienced Aluminium Window Fabricators for my client in West Bromwich:

Hours and salary for this Aluminium Window Fabricators role:

  • Salary - £12 to £14 PER HOUR – OVERTIME at X 1.5 – WEEKLY PAID
  • Monday – Friday -  8 – 4.30 with 30 mins for lunch.
  • 28 days holiday
  • Contributory Pension Scheme 
  • Life Assurance 
  • Health Insurance 
  • Free Parking 

This indow Fabricators role will involve but not be limited to:

  • Experience with AL UK Systems
  • Experience with Seniors Systems
  • Experience with Reynaers Systems
  • Experience using a manual non-CNC router.

Essential experience required for this Aluminium Window Fabricators role:

  • Experience in manufacturing Aluminium doors, windows, and curtain wall
  • Someone who can fabricate doors from drawings, cut the bars, fabricate the job, glaze in the glass and have it ready to go.
  • Glazing experience
  • Ability to read drawings and cutting sheets
  • Able to use measuring equipment
  • Ability to use mitre saw
  • Able to work on own initiative, and sometimes tight deadlines
  • Willingness to ‘chip in’ in other areas – as we are a small company

Personal Attributes for these Aluminium Window Fabricators  roles:

  • Good communication skills
  • Flexible ‘can-do’ attitude
  • Ability to adapt to new working practises

This role is commutable from: Wolverhampton, Birmingham, Dudley, Wednesbury, and Smethwick.

Probe Technical Recruitment, providing Manufacturing, Production & Quality Recruitment Support since 1994

 

A well-established manufacturer of electronic equipment are currently seeking a Sales Engineer who will be responsible for technical sales and business development activities across the South of England.

The company have been designing and manufacturing electronic circuits and associated technology for over 30 years and they are now looking to expand their technical sales team. 

They have customers across a range of industries from defence, medical and aerospace and have recently made a significant investment in capital equipment, broadening and modernizing their output capabilities. 

The Sales Engineer will be responsible for:

  • Identifying new opportunities for the company within the South of England
  • Prospecting and winning new manufacturing business
  • Meeting and exceeding individual and company goals

The Sales Engineer will receive the following:

  • Competitive salary up to £30,000
  • Performance related bonus
  • Company car or car allowance
  • Home office
  • 28 days holiday (incl. bank holidays)
  • On-going training

To be considered for the Sales Engineer vacancy you will have:

  • Several years of experience within the electrical manufacturing industry
  • An electronics/electrical manufacturing qualification
  • Knowledge of PCB technology
  • 2+ years’ experience within a technical sales role, ideally within electrical manufacturing
  • Full driving license

The following locations would be ideal for a candidate to be based in: Wiltshire, Berkshire, Surrey, Hertfordshire, Buckinghamshire, Bedfordshire, Oxfordshire, Cambridgeshire, Hampshire

Probe Technical Recruitment, providing Sales Engineering Recruitment Support since 1994

 

One of the country’s leading moulding and tooling manufacturers are seeking a Business Development Manager to help them expand their customer base in the UK. The company have been trading for 50+ years and are the go to supplier of blue chip companies across aerospace, O+G, marine, space, high voltage power, medical and more.  

The Business Development Manager will have a package of:

  • £45,000 salary
  • 25 days holiday + 8 bank holidays (33 in total)
  • Mobile
  • Laptop
  • Training
  • Pension

The Business Development Manager will be responsible for:

  • Identifying opportunities in markets such as aerospace, O+G, marine, space, high voltage power, medical, etc. 
  • Acquisition of new customers 
  • Maintaining and growing existing business
  • Updating the CRM
  • Meeting and exceeding targets 

Candidates wishing to be considered for the Business Development Manager position should have some or all of the following experience:

  • Sales experience within the engineering/manufacturing industry
  • Have sold bespoke, engineered solutions 
  • Reasonable technical aptitude 
  • Self-starter and have the energy to prospect and win new business

This is a home based role with travel to customer sites and the company head office.

Probe Technical Recruitment, providing Sales Engineering Recruitment Support since 1994