PLASTIC INJECTION MOULD SETTER (Contract)

Job Description

A PRESTIGIOUS manufacturing organisation have an URGENT requirement for an INJECTION MOULD SETTER.
They are a multi-site operation, with facilities world -wide.  The opportunities available, would be second to none, with plenty of development offered for the right person.
This is a busy facility, and there are plenty of orders stacking up.

BENEFITS:

  • £34,000 (pro rata)
  • Shift Premium
  • Paid Overtime
  • 6 Month Contract

DUTIES

  • Provide support and process improvement
  • Conduct mould changes
  • Set up moulding processes
  • Identification for areas of improvement within tool changes
  • Conduct first – off
  • 5S
  • Tool change reduction through SMED
  • Cycle time improvement / general scrap reduction
  • This role is over a 3-shift pattern – Monday to Friday

REQUIREMENTS

  • Ideally, you will be Apprentice trained
  • Strong knowledge of plastic injection mould machines
  • If you have gained your experience within a high volume, complex manufacturing environment would be beneficial
  • Knowledge of SMED and 5S
  • Happy to work 3 shifts
  • Would suit someone who is looking for an opportunity where there are genuine career prospects

You will be joining an established manufacturing organisation, and you will be supported by a strong management team.  This is a superb opportunity that, for the right person, can offer fantastic potential for greater chances within the organisation.

SIMILAR JOBS

 

This business is a market leader in their field, across markets in the UK, Ireland and Continental Europe providing materials to leading companies. 

They have seen huge growth in recent years, with further growth going on right now.

Estimator Pay and Hours

  • £28,000 - £32,000, negotiable dependant on experience
  • 8:30am – 5pm, Monday to Friday (possibly flexible)
  • 31 days holiday, including statutory, increasing with service

Commutable From: Derby, Nottingham, Leicester, Loughborough, Tamworth, Lichfield, Nuneaton

The Role

  • Client is looking for an Estimator who will be responsible for designing, specifying and pricing adequate products in response to client enquiries.
  • The Estimator will also be required to meet client expectations by ensuring prompt replies to queries, utilising all the information provided, implementing information gathered from design/site meetings and meeting site delivery dates.   
  • You will need to communicate effectively during a handover meeting with your appointed project team to ensure correct drawings are produced on time and in accordance with your design.

Personal Specification

  • Minimum 2 years’ experience in a construction Estimator role or similar
  • Proven ability reading construction drawings and extract relevant information efficiently
  • Solid knowledge & understanding of the construction process
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office, with excellent communication and customer service skills
  • Good organisational skills
  • Commercially aware, target driven and ambitious
  • Experience of using Bluebeam and AutoCAD desirable 

Estimator Key Responsibilities

  • To prepare an accurate, competitive and detailed technical schedules for client products with the assistance of a dedicated internal structural engineering team. 
  • Follow up schedules with customers via phone calls and emails to build relationships with key contacts.
  • Provide basic calculations to the current standard for all products specified by you.   
  • Detailed handovers to the project team when orders are received.
  • Provide excellent customer service; attend occasional office and site visits to develop customer relationships, solve technical issues and develop product design.   
  • Carry out product presentations as a training aid to staff and customers.
  • Conduct site installation training sessions for customers when required.

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

 

Project Engineer – Chemical Plant Process Equipment 

We have an opportunity for an experienced Project Engineer with equipment and machinery installation and site plant layout design exposure, to join a Midlands based Project Management Office.

The company are currently seeing a large uplift in demand for their products and project systems engineering as the world starts to return to normal and more countries reopen their borders for engineering / site build projects. 

Project Engineer Salary & Package:

  • £35,000 - £50,000 D.O.E 
  • Pension
  • Bonus 
  • 33 Days Holidays (Inc Bank Holidays) 
  • 37 Hour Week (1pm Finish Fridays) 
  • Company Expenses 
  • Company Laptop
  • Company Mobile 
  • Career Development Scheme 
  • Complete Project Ownership 

The company supply machinery and complete turnkey Plant System Designs for customers all over the world and have a proud history for creating and installing working solutions for their customers within quick and cost effective timelines. 

Based in the Midlands office the role will work with internal and external partners to project manage and create layout plans and drawings and facilitate the collective delivery of machinery and ancillary equipment to customers sites within agreed timelines. 

The company as a global group are seeing some fantastic growth in customers’ demands for new machinery and the need to for a complete turnkey system design and installation service. 

The position will require experience of working in either a Chemical / Pharmaceutical or Food Process environment and have a strong knowledge of ancillary support equipment and processes. 

2D & 3D CAD Design to create P&ID’s and 3D Visualisations will play a big part of role, along with working out complex engineering solutions to ensure, Pump, Hydraulics, Waste Management, Platform and Dust and Fume Extractions Systems can be built to the bespoke needs of each individual project, 

A good working knowledge of HAZOP’s, ATEX and H&S procedures and ratings within a Chemical Process Production environment is essential, along with the latest safety standards relating to working on-site and in hazardous environments. 

The right candidate for the role of Project Engineer will have the following:

  • A formal engineering qualification in either Chemical or Mechanical Engineering (HND /Degree) 
  • Strong 2D & 3D Cad skills (AutoCAD / Inventor or similar) 
  • A minimum of 3 years’ experience of machinery and equipment site installation 
  • A minimum of 1 years recent experience of working in a Chemical Process Production environment 
  • A good understanding of ATEX and HAZAOP’s Ratings and Standards 
  • Excellence Communication Skills
  • Willingness to travel internationally (6 – 10 times a years) 
  • Excellent Project Management Skills 
  • Strong IT Skills 
  • Good Presentation and Report Writing Skills 

This is a great opportunity for a Project Engineer who may have already gained 3 years experience in industry and is now seeking a step up, or a more experienced individual who is seeking more work variety, job security and a new challenge.

This Project Engineer role is Commutable from: Tamworth, Birmingham, Lichfield, Derby, Leicester, Cannock, Coventry, Stafford

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

 

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
  • Carrying out maintenance of turning lathe and tools

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

 

WORKSHOP FITTER

This is an opportunity for a Workshop Fitter to join a growing company based in Stoke on Trent to test, inspect and repair motors, gearboxes, fans, and pumps.

Workshop Fitter Role Benefits:

  • £30,000 - £45,000 starting salary (depending on shift pattern) 
  • 25 days holiday + Bank Holidays.
  • Overtime available at premium rates.
  • Company sick pay
  • Life Assurance
  • Pension.

Workshop Fitter Role Description

  • In this role you will be undertaking service and repair of electronic and electro-mechanical equipment for a variety of industries.
  • You will fault find, repair, and test a wide range of products including motors, gearboxes, fans and pumps within a workshop.
  • Joining an existing team, this is an additional role due to growth in the business.

Workshop Fitter Skills and Qualifications

  • Successful candidates will ideally hold a recognised qualification within Mechanical Engineering such as NVQ or City & Guilds.
  • I would be keen to hear from Mechanical Engineers/ Fitters, or multi skilled Engineers who have experience with AC and DC Motors, gearboxes, fans, and pumps.

In return you will joining a market leader in their field at an exciting time of growth. In return for your commitment, this Organisation offers a stable and secure career and the opportunity for further development. 

This Workshop Fitter position is commutable from: Stoke on Trent, Newcastle-under-Lyme, Leek, Stone, Uttoxeter, Stafford, Crewe and surrounding areas. 

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

 

We have an opportunity for a Maintenance Technician to join this successful manufacturer based in Worcestershire. This is a “hands on” role where you will be joining a medium sized maintenance team to undertake planned and reactive maintenance tasks on plant machinery working Permanent Nights.
 
Maintenance Technician Role Benefits:

  • £39,500 salary (depending on shift pattern)
  • Generous 25 days holiday
  • Company contributory pension scheme
  • Life Cover
  • Gym membership
  • Share option scheme
  • Commitment to assist with professional development.

Maintenance Technician Role Description:

  • Maintenance Technician you will be joining a team of Engineers to undertake both Electrical and Mechanical planned and reactive maintenance tasks to plant machinery across the facility. 
  • This is a “hands on” multi skilled role and you will be supporting heavy presses, ABB and Kawasaki robots, hydraulics and pneumatics, and PLC run plant machinery in a time sensitive production environment. 
  • Hours of work will be permanent Night shift Sun – Thurs, 10pm – 6 am.

Maintenance Technician Skills and Qualifications

  • To be considered for the Maintenance Technician position you will ideally be Apprentice trained and/or hold a relevant Engineering qualification such as City & Guilds or ONC/HNC.
  • Successful candidates will be able to read and understand electrical, hydraulic, and pneumatic drawings, and will also hold fault finding abilities with PLC controls.
  • It is integral that you can demonstrate experience of working within a previous Maintenance role supporting plant and equipment within a manufacturing environment. 

In return you will be joining an Organisation that can offer career progression and professional development, a generous salary, and excellent benefits.

This Maintenance Technician position is commutable from: Worcester, Redditch, Kidderminster, Bromsgrove, Stourbridge, Birmingham and surrounding areas.

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

 

Design Engineer Contract – Hydraulic & Pneumatic Valves

We are a well-respected employer within the technology engineering sector and are seeking to recruit proven Contract Design Engineer with strong knowledge of Hydraulic & Pneumatic Valves, to join our Midlands based R&D team. 

Benefits: 

  • The role will be given the freedom to self-manage projects and split the daily function into CAD and hands-on Development Testing how you see fit.
  • £25 - £30 Per Hour Ltd, or via (FCSA) approved umbrella provider. (The project has been defined as being inside IR35)
  • 3 – 6 Months Contract

Duties of a Design Engineer   

  • As a proven Design Engineer you will be required to undertake both the design and test of various hydraulic and pneumatic components. 

Requirements of a Design Engineer    

  • Ideally you will hold formal Apprenticeship, HND or Degree in Mechanical Engineering qualification and a proven background in Hydraulics and Pneumatics Design and R&D (3D Solidworks, Creo, Inventor)  

The Design Engineer role is commutable from Birmingham, Dudley, Kidderminster, Wednesbury, West Bromwich & Stafford, Lichfield, Cannock

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