MANUFACTURING ENGINEER

Job Description

The Manufacturing Engineer will be responsible for supporting manufacturing operations by resolving build quality problems, improving tools and processes and ensuring the smooth introduction of project related product changes and new features. To investigate, plan and implement new engineering processes/methods/tooling facilities in conjunction with Manufacturing departments

Salary, Hours and Benefits

  • Salary, £34,000 - £36,000 dependant on experience
  • 8am – 4:30pm, 1:30pm finish on Friday’s
  • The opportunity to work within a globally recognised business
  • 25 days holiday plus bank holidays
  • Managed Occupational Health service
  • Retail shopping discount programme
  • Discounted gym membership
  • Bike to Work scheme

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

Key Responsibilities 

Being actively involved in the continuous process improvement within assembly/manufacturing, the Manufacturing Engineer will be a key figure in your ability to:

  • Identify and action waste elimination through response to Takt time variation
  • Define and implement build processes with consideration to appropriate Health & Safety and Quality standards
  • Ensure the support process documentation with particular attention to visual management techniques
  • Using a “hands on” approach you will proactively utilise both lean principles and problem-solving tools and techniques within the workplace to respond to “Takt time variation”, build quality issues
  • Investigate and resolve manufacturing related problems, Cost of Quality concerns and issues raised by teams on Problem and Countermeasure boards, leading problem-solving teams where appropriate

Be Responsible for Signing Product Change Notifications Ensuring That:

  • A thorough feasibility analysis has been conducted
  • Understand any implications regarding process/man assignment changes
  • Highlighting tooling requirements
  • The Manufacturing Engineer will fully understand all Health and Safety implications for any proposed change
  • Fully understand any production related cost

And Including:

  • Management of BOMs and material movement through plan for every part
  • Develop ergonomic processes designed around Lean Manufacturing principles including Yamazumi and 5S
  • The Manufacturing Engineer will work with colleagues in all cross-functional projects to ensure smooth transition across the manufacturing facility

Person Specification

  • HND or equivalent is essential
  • CAD experience would be highly advantageous
  • Manufacturing Engineering degree or equivalent is desirable

Essential Experience 

  • Knowledge and use of quality analysis and problem-solving techniques.
  • Proven experience in a Manufacturing Engineering role.
  • Ability to read engineering drawings.
  • Understanding of Jig & Tool design

Desirable Experience

  • Industrial engineering techniques
  • Project management skills

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

SIMILAR JOBS

 

The Planner / Buyer will be responsible for purchasing and negotiating fabrication materials from one or more vendors in support of the site strategy.  This requires evaluating vendor quotes and services to determine the most desirable suppliers, a familiarity with standard concepts, practices, and procedures within the manufacturing procurement field. 

Planner / Buyer Salary, Hours and Benefits

  • Salary £28,000 - £30,000 dependant on experience
  • 7:30am – 4:00pm, 1:30pm finish on Friday’s (37.5 hours per week)
  • The opportunity to work within a globally recognised business
  • 25 days holiday plus bank holidays
  • Managed Occupational Health service
  • Retail shopping discount programme
  • Discounted gym membership
  • Bike to Work scheme

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

Planner / Buyer Candidate Specification

  • Minimum of 2 - 5 years of procurement experience, preferably in a heavy manufacturing or industrial environment.
  • Proficient computer skills in MS Office. (Word, Excel, Outlook), with excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Purchasing & Engineering Change experience in an MRP environment
  • Strong ability to assess engineering drawings and proceed to RFQ based on supplier capability, strong negotiating skills, ability to multitask, prioritize work and work closely with other departments.
  • Familiar with standard concepts, practices, and procedures within the procurement field.
  • Be able to take responsibility for resolution of issues.
  • You should be self-motivated, and results orientated and be able to work to time constraints & use own initiatives to solve problems.

Planner / Buyer Key Tasks

  • Buying responsibility for designated fabrication vendors to support plant & chamber production.
  • Ensure inventory levels are kept within set targets.
  • Support efforts to reduce RAW & WIP inventory.
  • Identify opportunities & support efforts to reduce cost.
  • Support NPPD activities, when requested.

Key Responsibilities (but not limited to)

  • Works with operations, planning and organizing all tasks.
  • The Planner / Buyer will review purchase request for material via MRP or manual purchase requisition.
  • Monitor purchase orders & net demand schedules to ensure required ‘need dates’ are achieved.
  • Must be able to develop excellent working relationship with both internal and external customers as well as suppliers.
  • Maintain supplier relationships in order to drive cost reductions while continually achieving the highest level of quality material.
  • Ability to interface with company and supplier senior management. Excellent negotiation, presentation, verbal and written communication skills.
  • Plan & expedite the required material to ensure availability to meet production demand whilst maintaining inventory levels to a minimum and in line with set targets.

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

 

A growing manufacturing organisation are in the unenviable position, of being super busy, and are expecting to continue this growth well into next year. A well-established company, their technology has diversified and expanded over time, and now they have a need for a Process Engineer to strengthen their engineering team.

You will be given the responsibility for all technical aspects of life cycle management, including the development of new and current manufacturing processes.

They are in a lovely part of the world; the working environment is superb.   

Process Engineer Benefits:

  • £40,000
  • GROWING ORDER BOOK
  • PRESTINE WORKING ENVIRONMENT
  • EXCELLENT PENSION AND HOLIDAYS
  • UNIQUE MANUFACTURED PRODUCTS
  • SUPERB PROSPECTS
  • OPPORTUNITY TO BE PART OF AN INTERNATIONAL WELL KNOWN MANUFACTURING COMPANY

Process Engineer Duties:

  • Development of new and current manufacturing processes and improving efficiencies, utilisation, and reduction / elimination of all waste forms
  • Lead and participate with the project teams for all process related activities form initial ideas to implementation of processes, including costs and budget controls
  • Creation of Project plans to determine improvement activities
  • Keep on top of technological developments in process engineering
  • Selection of equipment suppliers
  • Writing validation protocols and validation reports
  • Organise testing
  • Product specification, equipment, and service requirements
  • Process validation
  • New product introduction

Process Engineer Requirements:

  • Process Engineering experience is essential
  • Time study analysis
  • Validation experience
  • You will have gained your knowledge from preferably a modern manufacturing environment
  • Extensive knowledge of Lean tools and techniques
  • To have the ability to travel, both here in the UK and overseas (Europe, USA, and Asia)
  • Good knowledge of statistics
  • An excellent problem solver

The role is commutable from Coventry, Leamington Spa, Redditch, Tewksbury, Banbury, Worcester and Birmingham

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

 

This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced Production Engineer with Programming experience, 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

  • £30,000
  • 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

Candidate Requirements

  • Qualified engineer to ONC/HNC level in Mechanical/ Production Engineering preferred.
  • Experience in a manufacturing environment, with a solid understanding of manufacturing processes.
  • A broad knowledge of machined components and Lean Manufacturing techniques.
  • Experienced in machine tool programming (HyperMill an advantage).
  • Familiarity with writing specifications, procedures and instructions.
  • The Production Engineer will be a good team player with excellent communication skills, flexible and able to work on your own initiative, with a methodical approach to tasks.
  • Strong IT skills. A sound knowledge of Microsoft Office preferred.

Production Engineer Key Responsibilities

  • Provide support and expertise in CNC machining methods, tooling and work holding.
  • Improve production process efficiencies with particular emphasis on the reduction of waste activities.
  • Play a pivotal role in the development of manufacturing processes and procedures.
  • Engineer production requirements in line with the required manufacturing schedules.
  • Provide engineering support within the business and to help ensure its products can be produced to meet the requirements of safety, quality, cost and delivery.
  • Ensure an accurate database of costs to help with sales quotations.
  • Reduce costs and continuously improve the service of the Production Engineering Department to the rest of the business.

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

 

This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced Production Engineer, 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

  • £28,000
  • 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 Engineer Role Summary

  • To produce accurate specifications for machined and fabricated components.
  • Enable the manufacture of existing designs by remodelling, and create tool designs, in CAD.
  • Engineer production requirements in line with the required manufacturing schedules.
  • Provide engineering support within the business and to help ensure its products can be produced to meet the requirements of safety, quality, cost and delivery.
  • Provide an accurate database of costs to help with sales quotations.
  • Be responsible in reducing costs and continuously improve the service of the Production Engineering Department to the rest of the business.

Candidate Requirements

  • A Mechanical / Production Engineering qualification would be an advantage.
  • Apprenticeship and /or broad manufacturing engineering experience.    
  • Experience in a manufacturing environment.
  • Fully conversant with CAD (Ideally NX).
  • Demonstrate a strong understanding of the latest manufacturing process and technologies.
  • Experience in using integrated manufacturing ERP systems
  • Experience with writing specifications, Standard Operating Procedures and work instructions.

Production Engineer Key Responsibilities

  • The Production Engineer will produce accurate Methods of Manufacture for machined and fabricated components.
  • Tool and fixture designs on CAD, along with Engineering CAD models from existing designs to support their aftermarket offering.
  • You will produce DXF files from engineering models.
  • Carry out continuous improvement project work across a range of processes.
  • Resolve problems and improve processes, methods within manufacturing teams.
  • Provide support for technical queries for all areas of the business and provide an effective Interface between technical and shop floor personnel.
  • Develop ideas for reducing costs in the business.
  • Support and promote our continuous improvement culture and support the Manufacturing Engineering Manager as and when required.

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

 

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an ACCOUNTS CLERK to join a successful and expanding business on a fixed term contract for 6 – 12 months initially, with possible extension, located in Shenstone in the Heart of the West Midlands.

Hours & Benefits:

  • £25,000 - £30,000 salary depending on experience
  • Hours of work are Days office hours 8.30am – 4.30pm Mon – Fri
  • Fixed term contract of up to 12 months initially with possible extension.

Responsibilities of the Accounts Clerk role include:

  • Manage Company month-end accounts.
  • Manage all transactions including Payroll
  • Budgeting / forecasting
  • Producing sales and cashflow reports
  • Overseeing the smooth running of all transactions and ensuring prompt supplier payments
  • General day to day admin.

If you have the following attributes and experience, then we would be pleased to receive your application for this Accounts Clerk role:

  • Successful candidates will need to be AAT qualified.
  • Experience of working with Sage and excel is essential for this role and excellent IT skills.
  • Successful candidates will hold previous experience of producing month end accounts, overseeing monthly payroll processing, bookkeeping, and overseeing all transactions within an SME business. 

Submit your CV now to be considered for this fantastic opportunity. 

Commutable from Shenstone, Brownhills, Aldridge, Cannock, Walsall, Lichfield, Sutton Coldfield, Tamworth and surrounding areas.

 

We are a well-respected employer within the plastics sector and are seeking to recruit proven Multi Skilled Maintenance Technician, to join our team. 

Benefits: 

  • Choice of working patterns with salaries up to £44,000
  • Paid Overtime at Premium Rates
  • Enhanced Sick Pay Scheme
  • Company Pension
  • Stable Working Environment.

Duties of an Maintenance Technician 

  • As a proven Maintenance Technician you will be required to undertake both planned and reactive maintenance across our plant, which will require you to have experience of supporting plastic injection moulding equipment which ideally includes either Battenfeld, Boy, Demag, Engel, Krauss Maffei, Sandretto or Star . 

Requirements of an Maintenance Technician

  • Ideally you will be apprentice trained but must be qualified Electrically and have some understanding of Plc Controls, must be proficient in supporting injection moulding technology. 

The role is commutable from Coleshill, Fradley, Tamworth

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