Job Description

VALUE ENGINEER

Working with the relevant design, manufacturing and purchasing teams and reporting to the Engineering Manager, you will be responsible for providing full cost analysis of each new and existing machine. You will also be required to identify and execute significant cost down opportunities in fabricated assemblies, bought-in components and machine build efficiencies.

Value Engineer Hours and Salary

  • Salary - £35,000
  • 37.5 hours, Monday - Friday

Value Engineer Key Responsibilities 

  • Full cost analysis of existing products including standard Bills of Material, standard and non-standard options
  • Support new product development with costing analysis. Cost analysis / target pricing on all new and modified products
  • Provide forecasted costs for all machines using established costing templates. Creation of standard component engineering / cost libraries
  • Analyse and compare welding fabrications with regard to new designs. Review all sub-assemblies in terms of materials and labour costs
  • Work with the manufacturing and finance teams to identify sectional BoMs. Will be a key driver in cost down projects in the department.
  • Support Product Managers in generating pricing, Price Book updates as needed, support the engineering team as requested by the engineering manager
  • Analysis of Purchase Price Variance and maintain cost trackers. Identify opportunities for value engineering or process efficiencies within existing as well as new product

Value Engineer Person Specification

  • Engineering degree or evidence of equivalent (ideally)
  • Proven experience of machine cost analysis, and proven ability to manipulate data and generate cost models
  • Experience of heavy equipment would be a distinct advantage
  • Strong computer skills especially MS excel. Strong planning and execution skills 
  • The ability to prioritise work and thrive in a fast-moving business to meet tight deadlines
  • Good English communication skills, both written and spoken, good presentation and interpersonal skills
  • Global outlook and exposure to different challenges & cultures

This Value Engineer is commutable From: Leicester, Derby, Nottingham, Burton upon Trent, Coventry, Tamworth

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

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A truly unique opportunity has become available for an Operations Director, within a long-established manufacturing company in the West Midlands area.

This is a well invested business, giving you, as the Operations Director, the opportunity to be part of an organisation where the management team are given full empowerment to run the business and create and implement future strategies & you will be given overall responsibility for management and accountability for the Production and Engineering functions.

The manufacturing processes are unique and vastly varies, supplying into a multitude of different industry sectors.

The remit of this Operations Director role is to deliver perfect product; to produce high quality products, safely, as efficiently as possible, delivering value, with flawless service to all customers.

BENEFITS

  • £70,000 - £75,000
  • Company Car
  • Excellent Pension and holidays
  • Life Assurance
  • Relocation Assistance offered if requires
  • Busy, friendly manufacturing organisation
  • A genuine chance to make an impact

DUTIES OF THE OPERATIONS DIRECTOR

  • Overall management and accountability for the Production and Engineering functions, in order to meet sales, output, manufacturing efficiencies, quality, safety and environmental targets
  • Management of Cell Managers and the Head of Engineering
  • Point of contact on site for any emergencies
  • Responsibility for budget and capital expenditure
  • Supporting commercial strategies with customers and suppliers
  • Reinforce expectations on safe working practices
  • Annual planning for labour and equipment
  • Compliance with all SHE policies and Procedures 

REQUIREMENT OF THE OPERATIONS DIRECTOR

  • Is it essential that you have a Degree in Chemistry, Mechanical or Chemical Engineering
  • Strong experience of chemical synthesis
  • A strong leader, with the ability to develop, mentor and manage, a natural Leader
  • Good knowledge of managing cost and budgets
  • Experience in SHE requirements and process safety management (COMAH ideal, but not essential)

This is an exceptional opportunity for an experienced Operations Director to take the helm.  Plenty of support is being offered for the right person.

The role is commutable from Birmingham, Walsall, Wolverhampton, Sutton Coldfield, Worcester, Telford, Tamworth, Kidderminster, and Redditch

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

 

An already busy, manufacturing Company are in the enviable position, in that they are now super busy post pandemic & are lookimng to recruit a New Product Intridution Administrator (NPI) to be part of a growing privately owned manufacturing company, where you will enjoy plenty of development and opportunities. 

It a special opportunity for the NEW PRODUCT INTRODUCTION ADMINISTRATOR to be part of a growing privately owned manufacturing company, where you will enjoy plenty of development and opportunities. This is a new role created in order for the NEW PRODUCT INTRODUCTION ADMINISTRATOR to support the NPI department with the additional projects.  

BENEFITS

  • £20,000
  • SUPERB DEVELOPMENT OPPORTUNITIES
  • GROWING PRIVATELY OWNED ESTABLISHMENT
  • FLEXIBLE HOURS
  • AN ESTABLISHED WELL- KNOWN ORGANISATION
  • GOOD PENSION

DUTIES OF THE NEW PRODUCT INTRODUCTION ADMINISTRATOR

  • Update spread sheets
  • Provide general administration duties for the New Product Introduction facility
  • Ensure updates on projects are gathers
  • Manage customer portals
  • Attend reviews both internal and external
  • Keep internal documents

REQUIREMENT OF THE NEW PRODUCT INTRODUCTION ADMINISTRATOR

  • Strong commercial awareness
  • Excellent Microsoft office skills
  • Previous commercial experience would be advantageous
  • You maybe a recent Graduate, looking for a foot in the door with an engineering company that can offer you a genuine career progression
  • Meeting Health and Safety standards
  • Full driving licence

The role is commutable from Walsall, Coventry, Sutton Coldfield, Redditch, Halesowen, Lichfield, Tamworth,  Birmingham and Aldridge

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

 

An already busy, manufacturing Company are in the enviable position, in that they are now super busy post pandemic & are lookimng to recruit a New Product Introduction Engineer (NPI) to be part of a growing privately owned manufacturing company, where you will enjoy plenty of development and opportunities. 

They have diversified their products and manufacture for a vast amount of different industry sectors, including automotive and water industries.

This is a new role created in order for the NEW PRODUCT INTRODUCTION ENGINEER to support the NPI department with the additional projects.  

BENEFITS

  • £30,000 - £40,000
  • SUPERB DEVELOPMENT OPPORTUNITIES
  • GROWING PRIVATELY OWNED ESTABLISHMENT
  • FLEXIBLE HOURS
  • AN ESTABLISHED WELL- KNOWN ORGANISATION
  • GOOD PENSION

DUTIES OF THE NEW PRODUCT INTRODUCTION ENGINEER (NPI Engineer)

  • Provide support to customer projects
  • Coordinate and control projects from concept to launch
  • Ensuring delivery to timing deadlines and cost and quality are achieved
  • Manage the project budget
  • Plan project resources
  • Anticipate any project risks
  • Maintain APQP and PPAP’s
  • To go to customer premises as and when required

REQUIREMENT OF THE NEW PRODUCT INTRODUCTION ENGINEER

  • Ideally, you will be educated to Degree standard, but equivalent relevant experience is readily considered
  • PRINCE 2 / PMP QUALIFIED, or equivalent 
  • Proven project engineering experience
  • Ideally, you will have experience of working in a high- volume manufacturing environment
  • This would suit an ambitious, goal orientated Engineer
  • To have the ability to juggle multiple projects at one time
  • Strong Microsoft and Excel
  • Full driving licence

This New Product Introduction Engineer role is commutable from: Walsall, Coventry, Sutton Coldfield, Redditch, Halesowen, Lichfield, Tamworth, Birmingham and Aldridge

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

 

Probe are pleased to be assisting one of Oxfordshire’s premiere precision engineering firms with their search for a Sales Manager. The company have recently invested £millions into both their facility and equipment, meaning their capabilities are amongst the very best in the industry. The company offer a wide range of machining services including CNC turning, milling, cutting and bending as well as the associated fabrication and welding skills on site to complete the full solution offering.

They are seeking an Internal Sales Engineer to manage their key accounts within their core industries (Medical, Nuclear, Aerospace). The Internal Sales Engineer will be responsible for commercial management of accounts and providing quotes and costings for projects.

 

DUTIES:

The Internal Sales Engineer will be responsible for:

  • Key account management of existing customers
  • Proving quotes and costings on new projects with existing customers
  • Managing the commercial performance of key accounts

 

REQUIREMENTS:

The ideal candidate for this Sales Manager role will have

  • 2+ years’ experience within a similar role within the precision engineering industry
  • Existing knowledge of CNC machining and the ability to effectively quote for work
  • Ability to read and interpret technical drawings

 

This role will primarily be office based in Abingdon so you must live within commutable distance.

Commutable from Newbury, Wantage, Abingdon, Oxford, Aylesbury, Bicester, Banbury, Swindon, Thame, High Wycombe, Marlow, Maidenhead

Candidates in roles such as Inside Sales Engineer, Sales Engineer, Costings Engineer, Sales Estimator, Estimating Engineer may apply

 

An outstanding opportunity has arisen for a CHEMICAL ENGINEER where you could be joining a well-established, stable manufacturing organisation, who supply into a multitude of different industry sectors. 

As their CHEMICAL ENGINEER, you will be given responsibility for development of new processes.

CHEMIOCAL ENGINEER BENEFITS

  • £30,000 - £35,000 - Dependant on experience
  • Working directly with the Senior Management team
  • Excellent Pension
  • 25 Days holidays + Stats
  • Busy, friendly manufacturing organisation
  • A genuine chance to make an impact
  • Life Assurance
  • 36.25 hour working week

DUTIES OF THE CHEMICAL ENGINEER

  • Develop new processes and improving existing ones
  • Decide the scope and extent of hazard assessment relevant to process
  • Carry out calculations and advise on testing programmes
  • Liaison with Project Engineering to develop the plant design, layout, costing and proposals
  • Initiate, design, implementation and commissioning of Plant Modification Proposals, to modify existing plant, including all relevant hazard assessments and HAZOPs

REQUIREMENT OF THE CHEMICAL ENGINEER

  • You will have a Degree in Chemistry
  • Relevant industrial experience 
  • Experience of development of new processes and improving existing ones
  • On-Plant experience in commissioning and practical trouble shooting
  • Experience of DSEAR methodology
  • SIL and LOPA assessments

The Chemical Engineer role is commutable from: Walsall, Wolverhampton, Sutton Coldfield, Worcester, Telford, Birmingham and Aldridge , Birmingham and Dudley

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

 

Are you a technical salesperson with a scientific degree? Do you want to work for an industry leading manufacturer and be rewarded with exceptional earning potential as I am working with a building products manufacturer to fill the role of Technical Sales Manager

Using the latest manufacturing processes and materials, the company produce state-of-the-art waterproofing solutions for use in the roofing industry. 

The company have been trading for some time and have had an exceptionally busy last 12 months, leading to the creation of a brand new role to focus on this particular product line.

The Technical Sales Manager role has the following package:

  • A salary up to £40,000
  • Excellent uncapped commission scheme with top performers earning £90,000+ per annum
  • Company Car
  • Home Office
  • Phone
  • Laptop

The Technical Sales Manager will be responsible for:

  • Selling the waterproofing solutions to contractors and distributors 
  • Prospecting and closing 
  • Maintaining company CRM
  • Meeting and exceeding targets

Technical Sales Manager candidates will need the following experience to be considered:

  • Scientific degree (2:1 or higher)
  • 2+ years in a technical sales role

Additionally the following experience will be highly beneficial:

  • Have sold waterproofing solutions
  • Have sold into the roofing/construction industry

This is a home based role covering the UK, although most business is likely to be in the South and Midlands so candidates will ideally be located in this area. 

Commutable from London, Birmingham, Manchester, Nottingham, Milton Keynes, Peterborough, Basingstoke, Reading, Chelmsford, Oxford, Cambridge, Northampton, Guildford

 

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Maintenance Technician Benefits: 

  • £39,000
  • 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. 

This Maintenance Technician role is commutable from: Coleshill, Fradley and Tamworth

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