Job Description

This is an opportunity for you to join a highly successful Manufacturing business based in Droitwich as a Production Buyer within a fast paced manufacturing environment. 

In exchange for their expertise the Production Buyer will receive:

  • A competitive salary of £35,000 depending on skills and experience.
  • Working Days Mon – Fri, early Friday finish
  • Busy and friendly manufacturing organisation

Key Roles & Responsibilities for the Production Buyer:

  • Develop and implement the commodity strategy to ensure achieving cost reductions without compromising the sustainable supply chain within rubber, fastener + metal pressing.
  • Co-ordinate work efficiently to ensure time bound targets are met for New Projects.
  • Make detailed comparisons between suppliers.
  • Identify areas of non compliance and closely monitor design changes 

Negotiate with customers / suppliers and maintain relationships with existing supplier base.

Skills & experience required for the Production Buyer:

  • Successful candidates will ideally hold a Business or Engineering Degree
  • To have gained your experience in a fast- paced production/manufacturing environment, ideally within Automotive Industry.
  • Excellent hands on negotiation skills and experience of supplier audit and quotation analysis.
  • Knowledge of Lean Manufacturing practice would also be advantageous.

The role is commutable from Droitwich, Worcester, Stourport, Bromsgrove, Redditch, Stourbridge, and surrounding areas.

Probe Technical Recruitment, providing Purchasing Recruitment Support since 1994

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Are you a Logistics Coordinator looking for a new challenge in a busy manufacturing organisation?

A friendly, busy manufacturing company have a requirement for a Logistics Co-ordinator to be the link between customers and manufacturing. This is a high- volume manufacturing environment, where they are very much at the forefront of new technology.

If you are a Logistics Coordinator, who has lots of energy, drive and determination and who positively thrives in a challenging, constantly changing environment, this could be just the job for you!

The role is commutable from Walsall, Sutton Coldfield, Solihull, Hall Green, Tyseley, Dudley, Tamworth, Birmingham, Brownhills, Cannock, Coventry, Redditch and Aldridge 

BENEFITS

  • £35,000 £38,000 - Dependant on experience 
  • EARLY FINISH FRIDAY
  • Excellent Pension and holidays
  • Busy, friendly manufacturing organisation
  • Long established manufacturing Business
  • Well respected and well known
  • A genuine chance to make an impact

DUTIES OF THE LOGISTICS CO-ORDINATOR

  • Link between customers and manufacturing
  • Analyse the Supply Control Centre
  • Ensure correct logistics procedures are followed
  • Monitor CHEP counts in line with customer demands
  • Control special transport costs
  • Agree what extraordinary costs can be passed to the customer
  • Attend daily meetings to report misses from previous day
  • Forklift Truck management to be controlled and reviewed
  • Maintain and control stocks on site

REQUIREMENT OF A LOGISTICS COORDINATOR

  • Relevant experience as Logistics Senior level
  • To have also worked in a manufacturing environment
  • Previous experience of special transport
  • A good level of IT literacy 
  • Stock management experience

This is a fast-paced environment, and this role would suit someone who is energetic, enthusiastic and motivated

Probe Technical Recruitment, providing Logistics Recruitment Support since 1994

 

A global manufacturing company, very much at the very forefront of new technology have a requirement for a Senior Sourcing Buyer.  With nearly 100 years of experience behind them, supplying into120 countries worldwide, they are the market leader in their field.  A role for a Senior Sourcing Buyer is now available.  We are looking for a skilled and experienced individual with excellent procurement experience, coupled with strategic thinking and the ability to multi -task, and manage day to day site sourcing issues.

This is an exception opportunity to join a World Class manufacturing company.

This role is commutable from Redditch, Alcester, Worcester, Bromsgrove, Alvechurch, Leamington Spa, Banbury, Evesham and Tewksbury

Benefits of Senior Sourcing Buyer

  • £Negotiable
  • Day’s role
  • Large, long established successful Business
  • Free Parking
  • Genuine long-term career prospects available
  • Modern management approach
  • Excellent work / life balance 

Duties of Senior Sourcing Buyer

  • Working closely with the Purchasing Manger on the rollout of global sourcing strategies for commodities, and show an understanding of current and future demands
  • Supplier improvement and cost reduction opportunities
  • Ensure supply of purchased material
  • Identify supply chain risks
  • Supplier relationship management activities
  • Identify cost improvement opportunities
  • Manage supplier contracts and lead contract negotiation
  • Conduct supplier analysis

Requirement of Senior Sourcing Buyer

  • Degree level or equivalent experience in Procurement and Sourcing
  • You will have previous buying experience gained from within a manufacturing environment
  • Strategic and tactical procurement experience 
  • Contract management and an understanding of contractual law
  • A curious, creative problem solver
  • Strong negotiator
  • Excel, Word and Powerpoint knowledge
  • A strong self-starter

Probe Technical Recruitment, providing Purchasing Recruitment Support since 1994

 

A role has become available for a Buyer, within a well-known, house-hold brand Manufacturing Company.

Their product range is huge, with a multitude of different products.  This is a fast-paced environment and the role of Buyer, would suit an energetic, 

This Buyer role is commutable from Manchester, Rochdale, Bury, Bolton, Halifax, Oldham and Blackburn

Benefits on Offer:

  • £30,000 
  • Excellent Pension and holidays
  • Busy, friendly manufacturing organisation
  • Long established manufacturing Business
  • Well respected and well known
  • A genuine chance to make an impact

Duties of Buyer:

  • Purchase ordering
  • Scheduling using SAP data
  • Supplier evaluation
  • Contract price negotiation
  • You will gain an understanding of their products
  • Selection of suppliers

Requirement for Buyer:

  • To have experience of MRP systems
  • You will have gained your experience from within a fast- paced manufacturing environment
  • Experience of Purchase Ordering and scheduling
  • To have an understanding of forecast changes and amendments
  • Supplier evaluation and selection exposure
  • To keep cool under pressure
  • Resilient and reliable
  • Ideally, you will be Apprentice trained
  • Happy to work Nights
  • We are looking for significant experience in Toolmaking, on new or existing tooling
  • Plenty of experience of using standard Toolroom equipment
  • Improving experience would be highly advantageous

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

 

Client is a Made in Britain company, with many, many years of history behind them. They continue to lead and innovate in their industry, due to being part of the corporation who are the leading global provider in their industry. 

Senior Development Engineer Salary: £51,000, 39 hours per week

Commutable From: Coventry, Solihull, Redditch, Rugby, Banbury, Daventry

Role Overview

  • The test development engineer team is a support team in the Product Development department. The senior development engineer role is running quality assurance tests on New Product Integration & for continual improvement of current products, as well as taking technical lead for electronics, legislation and providing guidance / direction to the development engineers.
  • This is a hands-on testing role of prototypes and production products. Feedback and analysis from the products tested are required to continually improve the design with the Product Development team.
  • Reporting to the Process Leader in Product Development, this role focuses on the ability to manage, create and implement practical innovative and cost-effective developments that enable the business to gain market share by the generation and release of new products.

This role has a direct impact on the business achieving increased market share and return through cost effective and timely development of innovative products which comply with National and International Standards.

Senior Development Engineer Candidate Requirements

  • Minimum qualification is a Degree in an Engineering Discipline with at least 5 years in an engineering / developmental role. 
  • Excellent communication skills in both the spoken and written form.
  • Be fully conversant with product development systems, materials, specifications and processes necessary for the generation and introduction of new products and features.
  • Having a proven capability that includes development of products and / or features (reflecting timing, financial & quality targets).
  • Possess good analytical skills and be proficient in Microsoft applications, Word, Excel. Ability to work effectively on your own or part of a project team.
  • Can analyse and compile testing data from the tests performed.
  • Self-motivation and the ability to prioritise workload and meet deadlines. Flexibility and adaptability within a pressurised environment.

Key Responsibilities (but not limited to)

  • Managing and motivating a multi-disciplined project team that will deliver safe, reliable and cost-effective products and features from the conceptual stage to introduction. Managing, planning, costing and controlling a budget associated with a new or modified product or feature. 
  • Being a developmental lead and point of reference within the product development team capable of developing, analysing, interpreting and implementing solutions for new products, or to ensure resolution of any warranty or value analysis proposal.
  • Demonstrate a clear understanding and adherence to business processes and an awareness of ISO9001, ISO14001 and ISO18001. Develop new products in line with best practice and a number of National / International Standards. Also working to USA and other Regionally different Standards.
  • Writing and publishing detailed and comprehensive test reports internally and management of risk for the team
  • Produce both technical presentations and applied samples as and when required in support of sales for customer demonstration and information
  • To undertake or delegate product developments as necessary to ensure timely release of designs, drawings, specifications, etc, as appropriate in line with the project plans / business needs.
  • Maintain programmes throughout the NPI process. Be adept at drawing on internal knowledge as well as industry and/or academic resources in reaching testing conclusions.
  • Actively support test time reduction through Continuous Improvement principles and actively promote 5S principles within the test department.

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

 

Client is a Made in Britain company, with many, many years of history behind them. They continue to lead and innovate in their industry, due to being part of the corporation who are the leading global provider in their industry. 

Design Engineer Salary: £40,000

Commutable From: Coventry, Solihull, Redditch, Rugby, Banbury, Daventry

Role Function

The Design Engineer will form part of the product development team, reporting to the Technical Director. This role focuses on the ability to manage, create and implement practical innovative and cost-effective designs that enable the business to gain market share by the generation and release of new products.

Design Engineer Candidate Requirements

  • You will hold a minimum qualification of HNC in an Engineering Discipline with at least 5 years design related experience. 
  • Excellent communication skills in both the spoken and written form.
  • A capable experienced and ‘hands on’ Designer fully conversant with Solidworks and an associated Product Management System system, or similar.
  • Be fully conversant with Product Development systems, materials, specifications and processes necessary for the generation and introduction of new products and features.
  • Ability to effectively contribute to a project team, unafraid to challenge the norm.
  • Possess good analytical skills to formulate solutions and challenge assumptions
  • The Design Engineer will have self-motivation and the ability to prioritise workload and meet deadlines.

Design Engineer Key Responsibilities

  • Managing and motivating a multi-disciplined project team that will deliver safe, reliable and cost-effective products and features from the conceptual stage to introduction.
  • Managing, planning, costing and controlling a budget associated with a new or modified product or feature. 
  • Alongside others be a pivotal part of the business design function proposing new and improved systems and business methodologies (whether these be CAD or business wide). 
  • Being a design lead and point of reference within the Product Development team capable of designing, analysing, interpreting and implementing solutions for new products, or to ensure resolution of any warranty or value analysis proposal.
  • Demonstrate a clear understanding and adherence to business processes and an awareness of ISO9001, ISO14001 and ISO18001.
  • To undertake or delegate product designs as necessary to ensure timely release designs, engineering drawings, CAD files, specifications, etc., as appropriate.

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

 

We are seeking to recruit an experienced maintenance professional to join our management team as the Assistant Maintenance Manager to support our multi-disciplined engineering team at a leading manufacturer.
 
Benefits Available for the Assistant Maintenance Manager: 

  • £41,000 - £43,500 salary
  • Annual Bonus
  • Health Care Plan
  • Life Assurance
  • Company Pension
  • Share Option Scheme
  • Commitment to career progression and development

Details of the Assistant Maintenance Manager role:

  • Reporting to the Maintenance Engineering Manager you will lead the site maintenance team to implement a robust planned maintenance system.
  • Provide a timely and efficient breakdown service to minimise machine downtime.
  • Manage revenue and capital spends within a significant budget.
  • Develop and drive a culture of continuous improvement

Requirements of the Assistant Maintenance Manager 

  • The position of Assistant Maintenance Manager will require you to have a proven track record in developing maintenance structures, where your individual input into the business has seen improvements in plant reliability, production volume, staff retention and overall profitability.
  • It is essential that you have supported a team of Maintenance Engineers as either a Manager or Senior Supervisor where you have championed continuous improvement and managed plant related CAPEX projects. 

Preference is given to candidates that have climbed the ranks of Maintenance from an Apprentice level and are qualified to an HNC/HND standard. There is a genuine progression pathway for this role.

This Maintenance Manager role is commutable from Worcester, Redditch, Kidderminster, Bromsgrove, Stourbridge, Birmingham and surrounding areas.

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