GENERAL OPERATIVE MANUFACTURING

Job Description

We are currently assisting a Manufacturing organisation based in the Manchester Area in their search for General Operative who holds experience within Manufacturing environment. 

The General operative role is commutable from the following location: Stretford / Hyde / Oldham / Manchester 

Benefits the General operative will receive: 

  • Salary: £20,000
  • Pension 9%
  • Health care / Life Assurance 
  • Sick Pay 
  • 25+8Days holiday 
  • Bonus Schemes 

This General operative role will be working Days – Monday to Friday 07:30am till 15:30pm 

Main duties and requirements:

  • Experience within a Manufacturing environment – proven experience within a similar role 
  • Experience with Block Saws / Part makers / Density check and swarf recycler, Coolant system, Mechanical Saws 
  • Carry out routine checks and actions on coolant and filtration equipment 
  • Packaging operation 
  • Experience with operating machinery in a safe working environment 
  • Assist in the full kits process 
  • Hold good administration skills as you will be required to complete log books
  • Hold great communications skills – at all levels. 
  • Hold a flexible approach. 
  • Familiar with ISO Standards 
  • Understand Quality and HSE procedures.

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

SIMILAR JOBS

 

I am currently recruiting for Manufacturing Operatives to join a well-established company based in the Greater Manchester area.

Package Available:

  • Permanent role paying £20,681 per annum (paid monthly)
  • 28 Days holiday including bank holidays
  • Contributory pension
  • Free parking
  • All PPE provided

Hours and salary for this manufacturing operative’s role:

  • Week 1 – Monday to Friday – 6am to 2pm
  • Week 2 – Monday to Thursday – 2pm to 10:30pm and Friday – 1pm to 5:30pm

This manufacturing operative’s role will involve but not be limited to:

  • To dispense materials and operate process equipment in Granulation, Blending, Compression and Coating sections whilst adhering to Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP).
  • To adhere to company policies and practices as laid down and trained and maintain a high standard of cleanliness whilst carrying out procedures.
  • Compression suite: To run all types of compression machines in use in manufacturing department and their specific processes.
  • Granulation suite: To granulate from all suites contained in manufacturing department and their specific processes
  • Dispensary suite: To dispense batch ingredients and facilitate its specific processes
  • Cleaning suite: To clean intermediate bulk containers (IBC) and complete daily sanitization routine of purified water outlets.
  • Coating suite: To coat tablets to specification and specific processes

Essential experience required for this manufacturing operative’s role role:

  • Previous employment experience in the pharmaceutical manufacturing or food production industry.
  • Ability and initiative to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Good standard of Maths, minimum GCSE Level 3
  • Good standard of English, Minimum GCSE Level 3, both written and verbal, as accurate record keeping, completion of documentation and communication with other department personnell is essential.
  • Knowledge of Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP)

Personal Attributes for this manufacturing operatives role:

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

This role is commutable from Bolton, Wigan, Rochdale and Manchester

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

 

We are currently assisting a leading manufacturing organisation based in the Manchester Area in their search for a Powder Coating Operative to join their already existing team. 

As a Powder Coating Operative you will be required to follow quality procedures. You must have experience in operating machinery in a safe working environment. Ideally holding experience with Hydraulics Presses / Milling machines and lathes. (Operating experience). Ideally the right individual will hold experience within a powder forming section. 

Experience with Operating the following controls: MAZAK and FANUC Controls as well as 4&5 AXIS Vertical machines. 

The Powder Coating Operative role is commutable from the following locations: Stretford / Oldham / Stockport / Manchester  

Benefits the Powder Coating Operative will receive: 

  • Salary: £22,000 
  • Pension 9%
  • Health care / Life Assurance 
  • Bonus Schemes 
  • Sick Pay 
  • Training and progression opportunities
  • Overtime. 

Shift in place: Rotating Days / Afternoons 6am till 2pm / 2pm till 10pm. Every Friday off when working the Afternoon Shift 

Experience and Requirement: 

  • They will hold previous experience within a Manufacturing environment / also holding experience within a Powder Process Operative role. 
  • Hold experience with:  Hydraulics Presses / Milling machines / Bandsaws / Lathes. 
  • Experience with operating a Isostatic / Hydraulics Press as well as a Continuous Pusher Furnace as required 
  • Work to quality procedures and works instructions 
  • Be compliant with H&S and Environmental Procedures 
  • Hold good Administration skills / and communication skills
  • Holding a Understanding of operating CMM Machinery 
  • Experience with 4&5 AXIS vertical machines 
  • Experience with MAZAK or FANUC controls

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

 

We are currently recruiting for a international organisation based in Manchester in their search for CNC Turner to join their already established team. 

This CNC Turner role is commutable from: Stretford / Sale / Stockport / Salford / Manchester

Benefits on offer to the CNC Turner

  • Salary: £31,000 
  • Great Pension 
  • 25+8days holiday 
  • Life Assurance 
  • Health care 
  • Company Bonus 

Working Double Days Role / Morning & Afternoons / when working the afternoon shift you get every Friday off.

Ideally the CNC Turner will have the following: 

  • Previous experience within a Similar role 
  • Experience with 3,4 & 5 AXIS vertical machining 
  • Experience with FANUC controls 
  • Knowledge of operating CMM Machines
  • Practical experience of manufacturing techniques 
  • Previous experience in Operating a CNC / CMM Machines 
  • Checking of drawing where required when using CMM Machines 
  • Flexibility is key and the individual will be happy to work a continental shift. 
  • Ideally we are looking for this individual to hold previous experience with CNC machinery and CMM. 
  • Time Served Engineer
  • Holding a formal qualification in Engineering

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

 

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 an excellent opportunity either for an industrial Technical Sales Engineer or Sales Engineer from a manufacturing background who has knowledge of the Factory Automation Division. 

  • Starting Salary - £28,000 - £30,000 - DOE
  • Company subsidised pension scheme
  • Private Medical Insurance 
  • 23 Days Annual holiday plus Bank Holidays 

As a Technical Sales Engineer you will be working as part of a division who is responsible for delivering a wide array of solutions and technologies into a varied customer base. These customers are typically working with automation technology and need to know everything from data about a single sensor through to help with full systems. 

Technical Sales Engineer Duties:

  • Provide technical support to UK customers & sales colleagues for all company product types responding to technical queries received from all sources (email, phone, www, etc)
  • Providing solutions for customer problems using company products
  • Participate in trade shows and Exhibitions and assist with marketing activities as required
  • External sales projects as required. May be product or industry specific
  • Updating and maintaining the Company CRM System with respect to customer accounts, customer contact details, visit reports and customer appointments etc

Technical Sales Engineer Requirements:

  • An HNC/HND or Higher technical qualifications in either electrical/ Electro-Mechanical/ Electronic Engineering 
  • Technical qualifications in Electrical, Electronics or IT is preferable but not essential
  • Understanding Engineering data sheets and technical documents
  • An understanding of Electrical schematics or Industrial systems
  • Understanding of industrial automation. Understanding IT system topology 

This is an exciting role and suitable for someone who has previously worked as an Internal Sales Engineer, Sales Engineer, Technical Sales Engineer, Account manager or Business development manager in the manufacturing or automation sector.

This role is commutable from: Manchester, Ashton-Under-Lyne, Stockport, Oldham, Rochdale, Bury, Droylsden

Probe Technical Recruitment, providing Sales Engineering Recruitment Support since 1994

 

Are you a Mechanical Maintenance Fitter actively seeking a new opportunity? Are you looking for a company who can offer stability – then this might just be the role for you!

We are currently assisting a Manufacturing organisation based in the Lancashire Area who are actively recruiting for X2 Mechanical maintenance Fitters. They already have a well-established maintenance team on site and due to production they continue to grow. This is a exciting opportunity for a keen and driven individual. 

The Mechanical maintenance fitter position is commutable from the following locations: Blackburn / Bolton / Oldham / Burnley 

Shift in place: The mechanical maintenance fitter will be required to work a Continental shift – 2days on – 2Nights on 4Off – working 7am till 7pm and 7pm till 7am. 

Benefits the Mechanical Maintenance Fitter will received: 

  • Salary £40,000 +
  • 20Days holiday – 
  • Service days included 
  • Great Pension 
  • Health care
  • Plenty of Overtime – paying great rates
  • Free Parking
  • Canteen. 

Requirements:

  • Carrying out planned preventative maintenance (PPM) on factory machines
  • Overhaul, upkeep, and repair of all plant machines
  • Responding to breakdowns
  • Overhaul of gearboxes, pumps and motors, Temp Controllers, Granulator’s, Shredders. 
  • Repairs to pneumatics and hydraulics
  • Previous experience as a Mechanical Maintenance Engineer/ Fitter in a manufacturing or production environment
  • We are looking for a proactive individual who can work well within a team but also to their own initiative. 
  • Ideally the right individual with be Apprentice trained. 
  • Holding a NVQ Level 3 or City & Guilds in Mechanical engineering

Probe Technical Recruitment, providing Maintenance, Reliability & Service Recruitment Support since 1994

 

CNC MILLER - Nights Role

An outstanding opportunity has arisen for a CNC Miller to work Permanent Nights with Milling experience.

Are you a CNC Miller holding experience with FANUC Controls and 4&5 AXIS, are you seeking a new opportunity as well as looking to join a Busy & Friendly Manufacturing organisation. If so we have a fantastic opportunities to join a leading organisation based in the Manchester locations.

This role is commutable from the following locations: Stretford / Sale / Stockport / Salford / Manchester

Benefits on offer to the CNC Miller

  • Salary: £33,583
  • Great Pension
  • 25+8days holiday
  • Life Assurance
  • Health care
  • Company Bonus
  • Plenty of Over time

Working Permanent Nights Sunday to Thursday 10pm till 6am

Ideally the CNC Miller will have the following:

  • Previous experience within a Similar role
  • Experience with 4&5 AXIS Vertical Milling Machines
  • Knowledge of operating CMM Machines
  • Run Milling Machine after setting and ensuring that quality is maintained throughout the entire production run.
  • Practical experience of manufacturing techniques
  • Previous experience in Operating a CNC / CMM Machines
  • Checking of drawing where required when using CMM Machines
  • Ideally we are looking for this individual to hold previous experience with CNC machinery and CMM.
  • Time Served Engineer
  • Holding a formal qualification in Engineering

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