Job Description

WORKS SUPERVISOR

This business has a long and proven history, going back over 100 years. They have progressed to become a market leader in high precision engineering, working with some of the world's leading companies.

They are part of a group of companies with a core interest in the manufacture of components for a variety of industries. Their advanced technology and commitment to quality and service has set them apart from others in their field.

Works Supervisor Role Overview

Reporting to the Production Manager, the Workshop Supervisor will oversee approximately 50 staff, on a double day shift, consisting of Team Leader, Operators, Laborers and Apprentices.

Salary: £40,000 per annum
Shifts: Double Days

Commutable From: Derby, Nottingham, Leicester, Loughborough, Burton upon Trent, 

Candidate Requirements

  • The Works Supervisor will have proven experience of supervising or managing in an engineering / manufacturing environment.
  • Machining exposure, particularly grinding would be highly advantageous.
  • Willing and able to work double days shifts.
  • A good communicator, who is able to mentor and get the best out people. 

Works Supervisor Key Responsibilities (but not limited to)

  • Maximise ‘lights out’ machining to increase Productivity and record this in TEAMS.
  • Ensure prior to the end of shift, all applicable machines are set up to run lights out, ensuring the Production Priority database is updated with the latest plans and actions which can be shared by all colleagues.
  • Explore ways of increasing Productivity with further possible unmanned or multi manning and conduct trials to reduce stock allowance for grinding which will reduce machining times. Conduct machining trials using tooling representatives and experts in the field. 
  • Monitor and review operator production efficiencies against targets and carry out any actions where targets are not met with the assistance of the Production team. Monitor and review machine utilisation against targets and carry out any actions where targets are not met with the assistance of the Production team.
  • Use ANDON boards to assist in the monitoring of Productivity and educate operators in the importance of booking accuracy.
  • Expect multi manning wherever possible. Always question areas that are not and consider options of how to improve this.
  • The Works Supervisor will implement LEAN techniques including 6S throughout the works. Aim for continuous improvement in order to save time and money.
  • Ensure all completed work is moved onto the next operation by operators and not left in racks for others to move.
  • Regularly review and update the skills' matrix plan to Identify areas of weakness within work cells and operators to ensure we have a fully skilled and flexible workforce.
  • Attend daily factory tour and include team leaders for their input.
  • Update machine capabilities to assist in planning the production requirements.
  • Communicate plans and instructions to colleagues during shift change handover and supply daily email for reference and for others to continue with the required actions.
  • Use initiative to make decisions, challenge set plans and try out new ideas.

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

SIMILAR JOBS

 

PROCESS ENGINEER

An exceptional opportunity has been created due to continuing expansion for a PROCESS ENGINEER.  This is a fascinating manufacturing facility, very much at the forefront of new technology.

This is a multi-site international manufacturing business, and as the PROCESS ENGINEER, you will be ensuring process capability and provide support and process improvement to new and existing programs.

Commutable from Cannock, Sutton Coldfield, Rugeley, Tamworth, Lichfield, Burton Upon Trent, Derby, Alfreton, Walsall, Great Barr, Minworth and Stafford

BENEFITS OF A PROCESS ENGINEER

  • £45,000 -£50,000
  • Work - Place Pension
  • Early finish Friday
  • Healthcare
  • You will be joining a highly prestigious international manufacturing business 
  • Very busy, friendly organisation
  • Superb genuine progression available 

DUTIES OF PROCESS ENGINEER

  • Evaluate existing processes
  • Change management
  • Track project timing confirm costs of engineering change
  • Present layout proposals
  • Ergonomic assessments
  • Carryout / support on site trials
  • Identification of obsolescence
  • Ensure process adherence
  • Ensure processes are correct, cycle time, manning, process flow, and manning
  • Support new product introductions
  • Evaluate PFMEA
  • BOM’s

REQUIREMENTS OF PROCESS ENGINEER

  • Degree or equivalent
  • Relevant Process Engineer experience
  • Gained from preferably a high-volume dynamic working environment
  • A Mechanical aptitude
  • To have the ability to interpret and generate process documentation
  • A “can do” approach
  • Experience of engineering change
  • Layout and process flow knowledge

There is plenty of scope within this role if you are an ambitious Engineer.

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

 

PRODUCTION MANAGER

An exceptional opportunity has been created due to continuing expansion for a PRODUCTION MANAGER in a fascinating manufacturing facility, supplying into a wide range of different industry sectors, such as renewables, automotive, building and construction, marine and many more.

As the PRODUCTION MANAGER, you will provide leadership and hold overall responsibility for all production activities, 4 production teams, Quality, and continuous improvements.

Commutable from Sheffield, Alfreton, Nottingham, Derby, Kegworth, Tuxford, Uttoxeter and Rocester

BENEFITS OF A PRODUCTION MANAGER

  • £39,000 - £42,000
  • DAYS
  • Work - Place Pension
  • Early finish Friday
  • You will be joining a highly prestigious, busy, large, reputable & friendly manufacturing organisation
  • Superb genuine progression available 

DUTIES OF PRODUCTION MANAGER

  • Overall production responsibilities
  • 4 Teams reporting into you directly
  • Ensure that the equipment is performing at optimum efficiency
  • Provide analysis of processes and procedures and implement improvements
  • Working closely with the Maintenance Manager to develop and improve planned maintenance stops
  • Manage the overall design of plant layouts, material handling systems, manpower and procurement
  • Develop and manage metallurgical operations
  • Manage metallurgical and chemical engineering activities
  • Maintain high standards of housekeeping
  • Risk assessments
  • Staff management

REQUIREMENTS OF PRODUCTION MANAGER

  • You will have relevant Production Management experience
  • Gained from within a metal / metallurgical environment
  • Knowledge of continuous improvements
  • To have previously managed a good-sized team
  • To have led multi-disciplined teams
  • Excellent work ethic, a natural leader

There is plenty of scope within this role if you are an ambitious Production Manager.

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

 

PRODUCTION MANAGER

Are you a Production Manager looking to expand your career horizons, in a progressive, expanding progressive organisation, where your career ambitions will be realised?

This is a dynamic, growing high volume manufacturing organisation, where a role for a Production Manager has arisen.  This is a new role where you will be able to make this role truly your own.

The role is commutable from Walsall, Sutton Coldfield, Birmingham, Aldridge, Lichfield, Tamworth, Derby, Atherstone, Cannock, Rugeley, Barton Under Needwood, Measham, Hinckley, Ashby- De- La- Zouch and Burntwood

BENEFITS of A PRODUCTION MANAGER

  • £40,000 - £45,000 (Dependant on Experience, there may be some flex)
  • Predominantly Days, but flexibility will be required
  • Free Parking
  • Outstanding Prospects
  • Super working conditions, very friendly
  • Dynamic, fast-paced manufacturing environment
  • Attendance Bonus
  • Family days
  • Use of Holiday home
  • Bonus
  • Healthcare
  • Excellent Holidays and Pension contributions

DUTIES OF PRODUCTION MANAGER

  • Oversee production process
  • Coordinate all production activities and operations
  • Supervise and motivate
  • Drive a positive and energetic working environment
  • Review worker performance
  • Manage resources to ensure production plan is met
  • Work with maintenance and other departments to minimise downtime
  • Lead people in activity and process improvements
  • Identify areas for improvement

REQUIREMENTS OF PRODUCTION MANAGER

  • It is essential that you have strong Production Manager experience from within manufacturing
  • This is a new role, and would suit an energetic, ambitious, focused and highly motivated Production Manager
  • An emphasis on continuous improvements
  • Beneficial if you have worked in a multi-line factory
  • To have the ability to work at an operational and strategic level
  • A firm grasp of Production Control
  • Knowledge of lean manufacturing processes
  • A natural leader, who understands how to motivate and inspire
  • Lead by example
  • A “can do” attitude

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

 

MANUFACTURING ENGINEER

An urgent requirement for a MANUFACTURING ENGINEER on a fixed term 6-month contract has become available.  

This would be a wonderful opportunity to be part of a large International Manufacturing organisation, who are experiencing a steep upturn in their business, which is great news!

There is huge investment going into this site and a role of a MANUFACTURING ENGINEER has become available for an immediate start.

The main purpose of the role of MANUFACTURING ENGINEER, would be to provide support to Production and verifying methods.

This Manufacturing Engineer role is commutable from: Manchester, Stockport, Oldham, Bolton, Leigh, and Denton

BENEFITS OF A MANUFACTURING ENGINEER

  • £36,000
  • Early finish Friday
  • You will be joining a highly prestigious precision engineering 
  • Very busy, friendly organisation
  • Superb genuine progression available 
  • Chance to make a great impact with relocation project

DUTIES OF MANUFACTURING ENGINEER

  • Provide support for Commercial, Technical and Production functions
  • Produce shop floor documentation for new or modified jobs
  • CNC Programming 
  • Prove out CNC programs
  • Design and produce part and tooling models using Delcam Powershape CAD package
  • Provide assistance with CNC Programs
  • Identification for areas of improvements to cycle times and cost reductions

REQUIREMENTS OF MANUFACTURING ENGINEER

  • It would be highly beneficial for you to have experience of Powermill and Powershape 
  • All CNC experience is considered
  • All controls experience will be considered, though it would be advantageous for you to have knowledge of FANUC / MAZATOL
  • To have completed an Apprenticeship
  • 3,4 & 5 axis milling machines
  • CMM Knowledge would be helpful though not essential
  • PC-DIMIS programming experience would be the cherry on the cake, but again, not essential
  • To be able to work from engineering drawings

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

 

PROCESS ENGINEER

An outstanding opportunity has arisen for a PROCESS ENGINEER & this would be a spectacular career move and your prospects would be genuinely outstanding.

As a PROCESS ENGINEER, you will be working in a superb state-of-the-art manufacturing facility, and you would be at the forefront of new technology.

If you are a PROCESS ENGINEER, who is ambitious, motivated, and passionate about engineering, and want to enjoy a long - term career where you will be richly rewarded, look no further.

Commutable from Birmingham, Walsall, Tamworth, Solihull, Coventry, Redditch, Leamington Spa, Hollywood, Sutton Coldfield, Cannock,

BENEFITS OF A PROCESS ENGINEER

  • £42,000
  • Excellent Pension with high contributions
  • Generous holiday entitlement
  • Second to none career progression
  • Car scheme
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • BONUS
  • Canteen
  • Extensive free parking
  • Life assurance
  • Prestigious working environment

DUTIES OF PROCESS ENGINEER

  • Optimisation of existing processes and technologies
  • Identifying and driving process improvements
  • Utilising data mining for problem resolution
  • Root cause analysis
  • Provide support to new projects
  • Ensure handover of changes to the planning department to ensure smooth integration of new process and technology
  • Ensure adherence to Quality standards

REQUIREMENTS OF PROCESS ENGINEER

  • HNC minimum or equivalent in an engineering discipline
  • Experience of Process Engineering
  • Proven ability in machining, assembly, and test processes
  • High volume manufacturing would be beneficial however other areas of manufacturing are being considered
  • Outstanding analytical and reporting skills
  • Passion for engineering
  • Ambition to grow and motivated by results

Opportunities don’t arrive like this very often; this is a truly exceptional chance to be part of a fantastic global manufacturing organisation.

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

 

CONTRACT MANAGER / PROJECT MANAGER - STEEL

A Contract / Project Manager with steel experience, is required to join a continually growing, reputable structural company. With an ability to see a project through from start to finish, the suitable candidate will be responsible for managing a wide range of contracts for which they are responsible; negotiating subcontract orders, monitoring subcontracted work, as well as, start to finish project planning, costing and performing site visits and surveys.

Your place of work will be split between the head office client sites, along with regular client visits.

Package

  • Salary £40,000 - £45,000 dependent on experience
  • Company car

Commutable From: Derby, Nottingham, Leicester, Burton upon Trent, Tamworth, Lichfield

Essential Skills of the Contract / Project Manager

  • Project / Contract managing experience, 5+ years
  • Proven steel industry experience. Any rail-based experience would be highly advantageous
  • Demonstrable Contract / Project Manager ability 
  • CSCS Card
  • IT literate
  • Well-organised, structured, capable of meeting deadlines and overcoming challenges

Key Responsibilities

  • The Contract / Project Manager will also get involved in negotiating subcontract orders and monitoring subcontractors, planning critical dates, or organising labour. 
  • You will also be responsible for agreeing extra work to be done on a contract, helping to resolve any disputes that come up, and identifying areas for improvements in the contracting processes.

Probe Technical Recruitment, providing Projects Engineering Recruitment Support since 1994