QUALITY ENGINEER

Job Description

QUALITY ENGINEER

The Quality Engineer will inspect the quality of internally and externally made components, ensuring the standard of client’s equipment maintains the correct level of quality and to review the ongoing quality level of supplied components.

You will also audit internal manufacturing processes to ensure procedures are followed and quality parts are produced.

Pay, Hours and Benefits

  • £27,742
  • Monday to Thursday, 7:30am – 4pm, 12:30pm Finish on Friday’s
  • 30 days holiday (inc statutory) plus an additional three days at Christmas
  • Healthy Pension
  • CompanyPrivate Healthcare Scheme

Commutable From: Corby, Wisbech, Spalding, Stamford, Peterborough

Quality Engineer Person Specification

  • You must have a recognised apprenticeship, this is essential
  • Experience in a wide range of machined and fabricated components
  • Knowledge of measuring equipment
  • Self-motivated
  • High level of attention to detail
  • Computer literate
  • Familiar with Epicor or other similar business system

Quality Engineer Key Responsibilities

  • The Quality Engineer will inspect all necessary components made internally and externally ensuring they have been manufactured to the correct level of quality
  • Report quality issues via non-conformance system and quarantine non-conforming parts
  • Assist with the review of suppliers and assist with organising the calibration of measuring equipment
  • Complete inspection reports for critical components
  • Ensure that spare parts are inspected without impacting the part lead time
  • Support the development of a robust quality system
  • The Quality Engineer will have occasional travel (including overseas) to suppliers

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

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STOCK CONTROLLER

This is your opportunity to join a business that has grown to be known as a specialist and successful manufacturer and supplier to hundreds of customers and projects in the residential, commercial and industrial sectors.

From their Leicester HQ, they have invested significantly in plant and resource so that they have the best in manufacturing processes and supply operation.

The Stock Controller Benefits include:

  • Monday – Friday 8.00am – 4.30pm
  • £30,000 - £35,000 depending on experience
  • Pension Scheme (After 3 months)
  • 23 days holiday plus statutory holiday (up to 4 days to be used for Christmas shutdown)
  • Free On-site parking

Key Responsibilities

  • To set up and run a PI plan for warehouse operations to physically count
  • Make sage stock adjustments from submitted counts
  • Investigate and correct stock issues, checking sage/physical stock discrepancies and fill in a summary report
  • Sorting and labelling locations
  • Investigating when ‘Free Stock’ appears and amending sage, completing summary report
  • The Stock Controller should be able to Organise yearly stocktake

Candidate Specification

  • The Stock Controller should demonstrate excellent computer skills
  • Should have a knowledge of Outlook, Microsoft Word, and Excel
  • The Stock Controller should have Sage Experience
  • At Least 2 years’ experience in a similar role
  • Attention to detail is essential 

Bill of Material (BOM’s)

  • Analyse BOM to ensure the material is correct.
  • Ensure the times within each process are correct
  • Working with the production team to ensure BOM details are updated to reflect current operations

This Stock Controller role is Commutable from: Leicester, Coventry, Rugby, Loughborough

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

 

PRESS BRAKE OPERATOR

This is your opportunity to join a business that has grown to be known as a specialist and successful manufacturer and supplier to hundreds of customers and projects in the residential, commercial and industrial sectors.

From their Leicester HQ, they have invested significantly in plant and resource so that they have the best in manufacturing processes and supply operation.

The Press Brake Operator Benefits include:

  • Monday – Friday 7.00am – 4.30pm
  • £22,500 – £25,500 depending on experience
  • Pension Scheme
  • 23 days holiday plus statutory holiday (up to 4 days to be used for Christmas shutdown) 
  • Free Onsite Parking

Press Brake Operator Key Responsibilities

  • Set-up, adjust and prepare press brake (Current machines) Amada, Edwards Pearson.
  • Finding correct tooling/program per set-up.
  • Check the heights of tooling and adjust back stops etc. along with light guards.
  • Set-up and adjustment of material for folding at correct height.
  • Locating programs and adjust tonnage and tooling for each part being formed.
  • Provide feedback to Production Manager all jobs not meeting set-up and/or production standards.
  • Producing folded parts to drawings supplied, measuring with Vernier Caliper, Protractors etc.
  • Other job-related duties as may be necessary to carry out the responsibilities of this position.

Press Brake Operator Specification

  • This person will work well on their own and as part of a team.
  • Good communication skills.
  • He/she will need to be well driven.
  • The appropriate person must have a keen eye for detail, and ability to read drawings.
  • They must have pride in their work and maintain a tidy safe workspace.
  • Must be reliable, and physically fit.
  • Good mathematical ability and able to use measuring devices such as Vernier callipers and protractors.
  • Be able to work in a fast-paced-team environment.

This Press Brake Operator role is Commutable from: Leicester, Coventry, Rugby, Loughborough

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

 

CNC PROGRAMMER

This is your opportunity to join a very long-standing, well respected precision machine company who have been leading the market working from their Sutton, Epsom HQ, they supply high quality machine components to a range of customers around the world

The CNC Programmer Benefits include:

  • Monday to Thursday Days Role 7.30am-6pm, 40 Hours (Optional Friday Overtime)
  • Salary £26,000 - £32,000 dependent on experience
  • Pension Scheme
  • Free Parking.

Key Responsibilities

  • Selecting the cutting tools for machining operations using CNC or conventional lathes
  • Programming and Operating CNC Machines
  • Mounting and dismounting workpieces on/from lathe as a CNC Programmer
  • Performing roughing and finishing operations
  • Checking finished pieces to ensure compliance with technical drawings
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Candidate Specification

  • The CNC Programmer will have basic knowledge of CNC Machinery 
  • CNC Programming experience using CMZ/ MORI SEIKI/ COLCHESTER
  • CNC Programmer Must have Fanuc experience
  • Using a CAM system or CADCAM system
  • Strong time management and planning skills 
  • Being able to keep their surrounding clean and tidy for health and safety purposes 
  • CNC Operating experience

This CNC Programmer role is Commutable From: Crawley, Croydon, Twickenham, Guildford, Woking

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

 

This is a great opportunity within a leading company’s centre of excellence, which is privately owned and with operations in 20 countries. In the UK, they develop and manufacture bespoke products, with over 90% being exported.

They currently have a number of patents, world firsts and are committed to continuous product development on a concurrent engineering basis. 

Development Engineer Package and Benefits

  • £33,000
  • £4,000 company performance bonus
  • Free life Assurance
  • Joint contributory pension scheme, 
  • Private medical insurance (after a qualifying period)
  • 37.5 hours per week – with flexible hours
  • Early finish on Friday’s

Commutable From: Milton Keynes, Leicester, Peterborough, Rugby, Kettering, Corby, Wellingborough, Banbury, Market Harborough, St Neots

The Role

Due to further growth, a vacancy has arisen in the R&D department for a Mechanical Development Engineer with special responsibility for finite element simulation.

The position is intended as a junior role for applicants who typically have approximately 3 years post-graduate industrial experience, who can grow into the role and gain the required skills and knowledge from more experienced colleagues and additional training provided by the company.

Development Engineer Key Duties

  • Support the design and development of products by use of SolidWorks CAD software, ANSYS simulation software and other tools and techniques as required.
  • Conducting structural integrity calculations (based on formula and FEA), relating to pressure safety requirements and compliance with the Pressure Equipment Directive and other international pressure equipment regulations.

Development Engineer Key Skills Required

  • A minimum 2:1 degree in Mechanical Engineering or related subject from an IMechE accredited course.
  • Familiarity and preferably practical experience with core mechanical engineering theory including stress analysis, dynamics, thermodynamics and fluids.
  • Experience using Mathcad
  • Typically 3 years industrial experience in a technical Engineering role, preferably in new product development environment.
  • Preferable - experience in applying stress analysis techniques.
  • A minimum of 1 year’s practical experience using simulation software (preferably ANSYS) conducting stress, thermal and modal analyses and knowledge of ANSYS APDL and the Workbench environment would be advantageous

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

 

This is a great opportunity within a leading company’s centre of excellence, which is privately owned and with operations in 20 countries. In the UK, they develop and manufacture bespoke products, with over 90% being exported.

They currently have a number of patents, world firsts and are committed to continuous product development on a concurrent engineering basis. 

Product Development Engineer Package and Benefits

  • £35,000 - £38,000 dependant on experience
  • £4,000 company performance bonus
  • Free life Assurance
  • Joint contributory pension scheme, 
  • Private medical insurance (after a qualifying period)
  • 37.5 hours per week – with flexible hours
  • Early finish on Friday’s

This Product Development Engineer's role is Commutable From: Milton Keynes, Leicester, Peterborough, Rugby, Kettering, Corby, Wellingborough, Banbury, Market Harborough, St Neots

The Role

A vacancy has arisen for an experienced Product Development Engineer within the Research and Development Department providing life-cycle support of existing products across clients range of products. 

This position would suit someone who is currently in a Product Development Engineer role, a Product Engineer, Design Engineer or possibly even a Draughtsman.

Product Development Engineer Key Responsibilities (but not limited to):

  • The Product Development Engineer will be evaluating and implementing design change requests related to the full range of products. 
  • Preparing, maintaining and revision control of 3D CAD models, drawings and BOM’s using SolidWorks and Keytech PLM software, including the updating and correcting of CAD modelling errors in legacy SolidWorks Drawings, Parts and Assemblies.
  • Re-drawing legacy AutoCAD designs in SolidWorks and providing CAD draughting support to Research and Development Engineers.
  • Working closely with and supporting other departments (Production, Production Engineering, Purchasing, Quality) and suppliers to improve existing designs with respect to design for manufacture and assembly.
  • Provide assistance to other departments and suppliers to help solve technical problems during manufacture and assembly.
  • Oversee validation testing required during the design change process and summarise results in a technical report.
  • Provide input to new product development based on experience of existing products. Performance of other tasks as detailed by the Product Development Manager and/or the R&D Manager.

Product Development Engineer Key Skills Required:

  • HNC, HND or Degree in Mechanical and / or Production Engineering (ideally).
  • A minimum of 5 years practical experience in 3D CAD is essential, preferably using SolidWorks.
  • Experience in PLM Systems and document revision control.
  • Familiar with the principles of Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing (GD&T).
  • Experience in a product development and product manufacturing environment.
  • Knowledge of special materials such as austenitic and Duplex stainless steels, hastelloy, titanium, tantalum etc. would be an advantage.
  • Ideally knowledge of permanent joining methods such as welding, brazing, adhesive bonding etc and knowledge of manufacturing processes such as casting, injection moulding, machining, fabrication, forming etc.

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

 

Due to structured growth we are seeking to recruit a Day Shift Reliability & Lubrication Engineer to join our team of reliability professionals. 
 
Benefits: 

In return for your maintenance, lubrication & reliability engineering skills and experience, we offer a negotiable starting salary in the region of £27,000 - £35,000, plus company pension & genuine industry accredited training and a real career path, as part of our growing business which offers you the opportunity to join an organisation that plays a vital role in keeping key industry sectors in operation. 

Duties of a Maintenance Reliability & Lubrication Engineer

As a Reliability Maintenance Engineer, you will be required to manage critical lubrication stocks, undertake lubrication and condition monitoring activities such as vibration analysis, thermography and oil analysis on site, which will focus on the use of data collection equipment to identify issues such as machine imbalance, misalignment and poor lubrication.  

Requirements of a Maintenance Reliability & Lubrication Engineer

  • Ideally you will have gained your maintenance experience of supporting plant within a production, manufacturing or process environment as a mechanically biased maintenance engineer and have a passion for reliability centred maintenance. 
  • Ideally you will be apprentice trained with formal VA1 accreditation, however as a minimum you must be qualified to a City & Guilds / NVQ standard Mechanically, hold a driving licence and be pc literate with the ability to draft base technical reports. 

This is a great opportunity to move your maintenance career into the world of reliability centered maintenance where you will be given the opportunity to acquire a realm of reliability focused training and accreditation. 

The role is commutable from Cambridge, Kettering, Huntingdon, Northampton, Peterborough & St Neots

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