PRODUCTION & STORES OPERATIVE

Job Description

This is a good opportunity for an experienced Production Operative to join a respected and long-established market leading business, supplying specialist products and services. They are part of a large group, who are established worldwide.

This is a multi-skilled Production Operative position, and the purpose and responsibilities will vary according to the department in which you are working. Full training will be provided.

Production Operative, Salary, Hours and Benefits

  • £27,000 - £28,000
  • Monday to Friday, 8:15am – 4pm (only 36.25 hours per week)
  • 33 days holiday, including bank holidays
  • Full training will be given
  • Excellent opportunities for career progression, with a management role in two years

Commutable From: Romford, Grays, Dagenham, Brentwood, Gravesend, Dartford

Key Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required

  • The Production Operative will have an acceptable level of education – literate and numerate.
  • Good communication skills.
  • Forklift Truck Licence would be an advantage but not essential.
  • Able to work closely in a small team and to tight deadlines.
  • Be flexible for overtime when required.

Key Responsibilities (Stores)

  • Arrange customer orders.
  • Loading/unloading lorries.
  • Cleaning and running sand press.
  • Check all incoming deliveries against consignment notes.
  • Place stock away to designated areas.
  • Liaise with QC regarding release of goods for sale.
  • Prepare mould packaging.

Essential Duties (Production)

  • Manufacture of pre-formed moulds and associated products.
  • The Production Operative will produce appropriate mixes for daily production.
  • Conduct in process checks of production as per QC procedures.
  • Packing of days production.
  • Processing and packaging of raw materials.
  • Assessment of requirements for pattern maintenance.
  • Start up and shut down of ovens and conveyors.

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

SIMILAR JOBS

 

Our Client is a Made in Britain company, with many, many years of history behind them. They continue to lead and innovate in their industry, due to being part of the corporation who are the leading global provider in their industry. 

Test Development Engineer Function:

The Test Development Engineer is a support team member in the Product Development department. The role is running quality assurance tests on New Product Integration & for continual improvement of current products.

This is a hands-on testing role of prototypes and production products. Feedback and analysis from the products tested are required to continually improve the design with the Product Development team.

This role has a direct impact on the business achieving increased market share and return through cost effective and timely development of innovative products which comply with National and International Standards

Test Development Engineer Salary: £40,000, 39 hours per week

Commutable From: Coventry, Solihull, Redditch, Rugby, Banbury, Daventry

Candidate Requirements

  • The Test Development Engineer will be qualified to a minimum of HND/HNC in a suitable engineering discipline, this can be electrical or mechanical, but you will have a good appreciation of both disciplines.
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to work effectively independently or part of a project team.
  • The ability to analyse and compile testing data from the tests performed.
  • Proactive and pragmatic: find the most cost-effective solutions to yield the best test results.
  • Possess good analytical skills and be proficient in Microsoft applications, Word, Excel.
  • Self-motivated with the ability to prioritise their workload and meet deadlines.
  • Ideally the candidate will have skills in gas/ fuel technology together with the ability to understand electrical circuit diagrams and formulate new when required.

Key Responsibilities (but not limited to)

  • The Test Development Engineer will be capable of setting up and monitoring tests, preparing models for submission to the appropriate test authority.
  • Develop in conjunction with the project team, the gas and electrical sub systems used within the product.
  • Interpret marketing briefs into tangible product that can be manufactured within the business capabilities.
  • Develop new products in line with best practice and a number of National / International Standards, briefly EN30-1-1 International Gas Safety Standard and BS EN 60335 Appliance Safety Standards for Electrical and DF Appliances. Also working to USA and other Regionally different Standards.
  • Support & manage testing, writing and publishing detailed and comprehensive test reports internally and management of risk for the team, producing both technical presentations and applied samples as and when required in support of sales for customer demonstration and information
  • Create and maintain internal design and test verification test methods in line with the latest approval standards.
  • Be accountable for accurate and timely release of testing data, including signoffs of quality control data as acceptable
  • Maintain programmes throughout the NPI process. Be adept at drawing on internal knowledge as well as industry and/or academic resources in reaching testing conclusions.
  • Actively support test time reduction through Continuous Improvement principles and promote 5S principles within the test department.

Probe Technical Recruitment, providing Design, R&D & Projects Engineering Recruitment Support since 1994

 

Client is a Made in Britain company, with many, many years of history behind them. They continue to lead and innovate in their industry, due to being part of the corporation who are the leading global provider in their industry. 

This role would suit someone with significant experience in a similar role in a manufacturing environment, ideally within pressings, assembly, fabrication, sheet metal or a related industry.

Manufacturing Engineer Function:

  • The Manufacturing Engineer will be responsible for delivering and maintaining a well-engineered manufacturing process with quality controls, operator accountability and performance monitoring built in. 
  • The role will include provision of documentation and training support to ensure all operator actions and decisions are clearly and unambiguously understood by the production operators and their manager.
  • You will also be responsible for making sure the department manager and operators know how the process should be maintained and what the limits of its capability are. 
  • The Manufacturing Engineer will also provide real-time process support to the production team and will make sure process problems are quickly brought to the attention of the manager. 
  • You will be responsible for highlighting and evaluating improvement opportunities and for making clear the likely consequences of any proposed change. 
  • Where appropriate you will take the lead, facilitate or just monitor any process change that is authorised by the department manager.

Manufacturing Engineer Salary: £40,000, 39 hours per week

This Manufacturing Engineer role is commutable from: Coventry, Solihull, Redditch, Rugby, Banbury, Daventry

Candidate Requirements

  • Significant experience in a similar role in a manufacturing environment, ideally within pressings, assembly, fabrication, sheet metal or related industry.
  • A manufacturing engineering qualification to degree level (or equivalent experience) with production process design bias and a proven record of accomplishment of delivering results.
  • Familiarity with manufacturing systems techniques such as Lean, SMED, SPC, Process loading, PFMEA, 5S, Standard work, Poke Yoke, visual management, operator maintenance, Spaghetti diagrams, Yamazumi, single piece flow, no fault forward, kan-ban material control and VSM.
  • The capability to use Solidworks, Draftsight, AutoCAD systems to create tooling or layout specifications and drawings.
  • The capability to use Radan in order to program Laser, Turret Punch, Folders, etc
  • Familiar with H&S and risk assessments and strategies to eliminate workplace hazards.
  • Able to exploit the use of PC based systems and MS office tools to support the needs of the role.

In Addition

  • Familiar with the requirements of Quality Management Systems and Quality planning processes required to support ISO 9001 and to drive continuous improvement.
  • Able to create standard operating procedures and work instructions, have an understanding of ladder logic and able to read engineering drawings and schematic diagrams.
  • Well organised and methodical, and able to plan work to balance conflicting priorities and meet deadlines.
  • Administration skills, able to keep calm in a crisis, reliable attendance and good timekeeping.
  • Flexible and able to respond to occasional unusual working hours and weekends.
  • Work well as part of a team and also alone
  • Experienced of working in a fast-paced environment where variants are high and lead times are short.

Key Responsibilities (but not limited to)

  • The Manufacturing Engineer will reduce and eliminate workplace hazards and ensure continuous improvements to workplace health and safety.
  • Design new systems, equipment and processes for the introduction of new products or the improvement of existing ones. Supporting and Leading Continuous Improvement projects, driving out waste, reducing downtime and improving OTIFEF delivery to customers.
  • Target inefficiencies quickly using problem solving techniques such as A3’s, Pareto, Ishikawa, and Root Cause Analysis. Support, cost estimate and document all engineering changes.
  • Ensure non-conformances within production are eliminated and controls are in place to prevent reoccurrences and ensure all manufacturing processes are supported by the necessary training, documentation and Quality Controls.
  • Create, improve, and review Standard Operating Procedures. Support the introduction of new products and changes to current products into production. Ensure all documentation is relevant and up to date.
  • Improve manufacturing efficiency by analysing and planning work flow, space requirements, equipment layout, and visual controls.
  • Develop and evaluate manufacturing processes by studying product requirements; researching, designing, modifying, and testing manufacturing methods and equipment; conferring with equipment vendors. As well as designing and implement data driven product quality and process capability improvements by designing testing methods; testing finished- product and processes; establishing standards and confirming repeatability within manufacturing processes, including 8D analysis

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

 

A leading manufacturer are now seeking an experienced Health and Safety Manager to lead with all H&S processes, policies, legislation and legal obligations across all site operations.

HEALTH, SAFETY AND ENVIRONMENT MANAGER ROLE BENEFITS:

  • Competitive salary of up to £38,000 dependent on skills and experience
  • Company pension
  • Site based at 1 manufacturing location in Telford

DUTIES OF THE HEALTH, SAFETY AND ENVIRONMENT MANAGER:

  • Lead the development of H&S objectives/targets and implementation of best practices. 
  • Prioritise H&S actions/initiatives and successfully transfer these to operational plans relevant to the level of risk.
  • Ensure H&S systems and policies are applied across all departments.
  • Provide Qualitative and quantitative information on H&S including performance statistics and reviews.
  • Lead the completion of H&S incident investigations and Learning Reviews.
  • Proactively drive the development of on-site H&S competencies and approve H&S changes in design and operations.
  • Management, co-ordinate and Delivery of inspiring H&S training.

REQUIREMENTS OF THE HEALTH, SAFETY and ENVIRONMENT MANAGER

  • Diploma in Occupational Safety and Health and/or Environmental
  • Minimum of general certification in NEBOSH
  • Minimum 5 year’s, experience in EHS/Safety Management
  • Experience in dealing with regulatory agencies (HSE, Environment Agency, Councils)
  • Understanding and experience of Safety / Environmental Management Systems inc ISO 45001
  • I would welcome applications from candidates who have gained experience within a manufacturing environment.
  • A superb communicator
  • Proactive, hands-on approach

The Health, Safety and Environemnt Manager role is commutable from Wolverhampton, Walsall,  Shrewsbury, Telford, Stafford, Cannock and surrounding areas.

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

 

This is the chance for an ambitious Design Engineer to join a respected and long-established market leading business, supplying products and services to the rail industry (rail industry experience isn’t essential). They are part of a large group, who are established worldwide.

Design Engineer Hours and Benefits

  • Monday to Friday, 8:15am – 4pm (only 36.25 hours per week)
  • 33 days holiday, including bank holidays
  • Full training will be given
  • Excellent opportunities for career progression, with a management role in two years

This Design Engineer Role is commutable From: Romford, Grays, Dagenham, Brentwood, Gravesend, Dartford

The Design Engineer Role

Whilst principally mechanical in nature, the company products incorporate a wide range of technologies including integrated electrical and electronic components. 

They are looking for a technically competent, highly motivated Design Engineer, with a broad skillset to join their professional team of engineers and technicians. 

The successful candidate will become a core member of the team with the opportunity to make a real impact. You will have the opportunity to see designs through to manufacture, from initial concept through prototyping and testing to full release.

Candidate Requirements

  • Mechanical Engineering Qualification (Degree or HND or similar)
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience in a related design capacity
  • 2D and 3D CAD Software Experience (Solidworks preferred but not essential)
  • Experience designing products with integrated electronic and electrical sub systems would be advantageous
  • Ability to perform Engineering Calculations
  • Work well independently and as a team member
  • Railway background (desirable but not essential)

Design Engineer Key Responsibilities

  • The Design Engineer will support the Engineering & Innovation Manager in the development of products and services.
  • Support the product development process through the creation of design documents including CAD drawings, bills of materials, engineering calculations, test reports etc.
  • Getting involved in the assembly and testing of new designs both in-house and on-site.
  • Liaising with internal and external stakeholders to assess performance, cost, and manufacturing feasibility of potential new designs.
  • Support the Technical Sales Manager in promoting and selling of products. Assist with installation of monitoring systems in the field.
  • The Design Engineer will provide advice and instruction to external stakeholders on the installation, operation and maintenance of products and systems.
  • Ensure continued compliance with company quality, safety and environmental policies.

Probe Technical Recruitment, providing Design, R&D & Projects Engineering Recruitment Support since 1994