Job Description

PRODUCTION PLANNER

This is the opportunity for an experienced Production Planner to join a UK leading business, who are long-standing, well respected and continuing to lead the way in their industry.

From their Midlands HQ, they support clients across a multitude of industries, including Engineering, Rail, Construction, Energy and Material Handling.

Production Planner Salary, Hours & Benefits:

  • £32,000 - £34,000
  • Monday – Thursday, 7:45am to 4:45pm, 2:15pm finish on Fridays
  • Sick Pay
  • Life Insurance
  • Free parking

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

Production Planner Candidate Specification

  • Experience of production planning processes, ideally gained in a steel fabrication setting or working within a manufacturing environment.
  • The ability to accurately update and maintain management information systems, ideally experience of using StruMIS preferred (but is not essential).
  • Confident in using Excel spreadsheets with the ability to learn and use new IT systems.
  • Strong time management skills and the ability to prioritise and schedule workloads.
  • Read and understand Engineer’s Technical drawings.
  • The Production Planner will have an understanding of supply chains and associated lead times.

Key Responsibilities

  • The Production Planner will control the workflow through the shopfloor, by co-ordinating the material to support production.  
  • Responsible for managing all material planning through client’s system, issuing, and releasing jobs for both machining prep and manufacturing.  
  • Lead initiatives to create and effectively utilise planning strategies to drive the production scheduling requirements.  
  • Other responsibilities will include coordinating weekly production schedule meeting with Divisional Heads, Project Managers and purchasing to discuss production requirements and prep capacity.  
  • Prepare, maintain, monitor and measuring production and prep capacity against KPIs to ensure timely feedback on any issues to make sure production output goals and customer deadlines are met.

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

SERVICE MANAGER

I have a huge opportunity for a Service Manager to join a global carbon company based near Tamworth. My clients are market leaders in plastic delivery / ancillary equipment.  

As a Service Manger you will oversee the service engineering team as well as the day-today running of the technical department. This is a customer facing role so good communication skills are essential. 

Service Manager Role Benefits:

  • Salary £40,000 - £50,0000 (DOE). 
  • Life Assurance. 
  • Private Health Care. 
  • Generous Company Pension Scheme. 
  • Occasional Hybrid Working. 
  • 25 Days holiday plus BH. 
  • Early Finish Friday. 

Service Manager Duties:

  • Conduct personnel reviews, personal development plans, and other reports on staff you are responsible for.
  • Manage and support engineers job schedule efficiently. Including audits on documentation ensuring engineers are safe on the job, courtesy visits to site will also be required, allowing for better relations with customers and interaction with service engineers in person.
  • Visit key customer sites to improve relations and give service advice.
  • Direct and assist Service co-ordinator in providing service excellence to our customers.
  • Organise equipment required for Service Engineers job role, conduct reviews of vehicle stocks.
  • Manage change documentation and creating standard Risk Assessments, ensuring all certificates have been produced and provided to the customer and engineers as required for smooth operations.
  • Provide and organise service training to engineers when required and serve as a mentor to the team.
  • Identify strengths and weaknesses of team members and suitably make changes if required.
  • Interview candidates with the Technical Manager and hire resources as required to benefit the service team, including Contractors.
  • Carry out health and safety audits regularly on site (customer) of service engineers.
  • Check Engineers Work Sheets and maintain records on Microsoft Dynamics NAV and CRM.
  • Create manage and continually improve the breakdown call out working methods. 

Service Manager Requirements include: 

  • Degree or equivalent in engineering. 
  • Previous managerial experience.
  • Strong Electrically and Mechanically. 
  • Good communication skills. 
  • Be able to make decisions. 
  • Injection moulding experience would be advantageous. 

If this role sounds of interest to you, please apply to find out more details. This is a fantastic opportunity so apply today to avoid missing out. 

This Service Manager position is commutable from: Sutton Coldfield, Tamworth, Burntwood, Lichfield, Shenstone, Cannock and surrounding areas.

Probe Technical Recruitment, providing Maintenance, Reliability & Service 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