Laura specialises in the recruitment of highly skilled professionals within the Manufacturing, Production and Quality Divisions across a range of industries, including Automotive, Electronics and heavy Manufacturing and Engineering Environments. Having successfully recruited for well-known companies, Laura is dedicated to building long standing relationships with clients by meeting with them and really understanding their business needs to enable her matching skills to be accurate. Laura provides a professional service for both Permanent and Contract Recruitment. 

Laura is Degree qualified and has worked in recruitment for 5years, continuously developing and expanding her skills and knowledge within the market place to ensure she is continuously successful in not only sourcing suitable professionals for her clients, but also in ensuring it meets with the candidates’ expectations.

Laura specialises in the recruitment of highly skilled professionals within the Manufacturing, Production and Quality Divisions across a range of industries, including Automotive, Electronics and heavy Manufacturing and Engineering Environments. Having successfully recruited for well-known companies, Laura is dedicated to building long standing relationships with clients by meeting with them and really understanding their business needs to enable her matching skills to be accurate. Laura provides a professional service for both Permanent and Contract Recruitment. 

Laura is Degree qualified and has worked in recruitment for 5years, continuously developing and expanding her skills and knowledge within the market place to ensure she is continuously successful in not only sourcing suitable professionals for her clients, but also in ensuring it meets with the candidates’ expectations.

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Introduction:

Are you an experienced Tooling Engineer / Toolmaker looking for a new challenge within a high-quality niche industry?

Company:

This is a global organisation seeking an experienced Tooling Engineer / Toolmaker to support their site in the heart of the Midlands. Supporting the Toolroom function whilst following all safety procedures to continue the high-quality products produced on site.

Duties:

The Toolmaker will be flexible to working double days(6am – 2.15pm & 2pm – 10.15pm) and nights when required as well as:

  • Support the Foundry production, manufacturing cells, carry out repairs and maintenance to tools on and off machines.
  • Strip down of open and shut dies / with sliding hydraulic / manual cores
  • Welding and reforming
  • Manufacturing Jigs and Fixtures
  • Manufacturing punches and core pins from drawings

Skills & Experience:

The successful Toolmaker will have:

  • Knowledge of Hydraulic cylinders
  • Skills in welding and free hand forming of cavity steel
  • Machining, lathe, horizontal miller, surface grinding, cylindrical grinding and radial drill experience
  • Read and understand CAD drawings
  • Die casting / Injection Moulding experience

I would be keen to speak with candidates who have experience as a Toolmaker / Tooling Engineer who are seeking a new opportunity.    

Benefits:

A competitive salary

Generous holiday entitlement

Pension

Training if required

This role is commutable from Wolverhampton, Willenhall, Dudley, Walsall, Telford, Birmingham, and surrounding areas.

 

For an informal chat or to apply for this position or to discuss any further please send your CV complete with a cover letter ASAP.

 

Introduction:

Are you an experienced Supervisor, Quality Control Engineer, Quality Engineer or Quality Supervisor looking for a new challenge within a prestigious, fast paced environment?

Company:

The company pride themselves in the quality of their work and the industry they are in. The commitment towards customer focus, quality, experience, partnership and trust is exceptional. They are seeking a Quality Supervisor to ensure consistent quality throughout production manufacturing to achieve the highest specification and improve processes directly to the finished product.

Duties:

The Quality Supervisor will be fully committed to the 8D reporting processes and:

  • Audit and improve quality processes and work instructions
  • Identify weaknesses and maintain process control
  • Carry out first off / last off inspections
  • Implement fault-finding processes
  • Liaise with customers internally

Skills & Experience:

The successful Quality Supervisor will have:

  • At least 2 years’ experience working in a CNC manufacturing environment
  • Experience interpreting engineering, technical drawings
  • A high attention to detail and accuracy
  • Experience with APQP documents: FMEAs, Control Plans, Instruction sheets, Flowcharts etc
  • Experience with ISO 9001.
  • Strong communication and management skills

I would be keen to speak with candidates who have experience as a Quality Engineer, Senior Quality Engineer, Quality Supervisor or Quality Assurance/Control Engineer / Supervisor who are seeking a new opportunity.    

Benefits:

A competitive salary

Generous holiday entitlement

Pension

Life Assurance

Health Care Scheme

Attractive Working Hours  

This role is commutable from Cannock, Burntwood, Wolverhampton, Willenhall, Dudley, Walsall, Telford, Stafford, Birmingham, and surrounding areas.

For an informal chat or to apply for this position or to discuss any further please send your CV complete with a cover letter ASAP.

 

Introduction:

Are you an experienced Line Technician, Quality Inspector / Technician or Lab Technician looking for a new challenge within a high-quality niche industry?

Company:

The company pride themselves in the quality of their work and the niche industry they are in, servicing and supplying a wide range of industries. The commitment towards customer focus, quality, experience, partnership and trust is exceptional. Such a ‘complete’ approach has seen them work in partnership with the world’s leading brands. They are seeking a Lab Technician to ensure all necessary tests are carried out on finished products and ensure the high standards are maintained.

Duties:

The Lab Technician will be flexible to working days and nights when required as well as:

  • Set parameters; line speed, peak metal temperature, following work instructions
  • Make adjustments to the line parameter settings based on test results
  • Conduct pre-treatment tests
  • Support and monitor the coating process
  • Ensure samples are run correctly and feedback any changes or corrective actions made
  • Record test results on a database

Skills & Experience:

The successful Lab Technician will have:

  • Degree / HNC or Equivalent
  • At least 3 years’ experience of inspection / QC within a chemical bias
  • Experience of continuous improvement / process procedures
  • Experience in a team environment

I would be keen to speak with candidates who have experience as a Quality Inspector, Lab Technician, Line Technician, Production Inspector or Quality Control Technicians who are seeking a new opportunity.    

Benefits:

A competitive salary

Generous holiday entitlement

Pension

Training if required

This role is commutable from Cannock, Burntwood, Wolverhampton, Willenhall, Dudley, Walsall, Telford, Stafford, Birmingham, and surrounding areas.

For an informal chat or to apply for this position or to discuss any further please send your CV ASAP.

 

Company:

The company has always had the vision that society and global communities should be able to develop for themselves, and future generations. By providing the tools, they are ensuring that anything is possible. They are seeking an experienced Quality Supervisor to join their prestigious organisation to continue the growth of the business.

Are you an experienced Quality Supervisor wanting to work in a developing and evolving global organisation???

Are you looking for that next challenge??

Then this is the position for you!!!!

Duties:

The Quality Supervisor’s Responsibilities are to:

  • Manage, develop and control measurement systems
  • Assist the Quality Manager with day to day and customer / supplier visits
  • Be hands-on and part of the team to support the continued development and growth of the department
  • Assist in the development of business processes
  • Assist in the testing of components
  • Write and update material specifications
  • Undertake investigation of quality problems (product, system, process etc) utilising support departments and problem solving techniques 
  • Assist with the NPD team to bring the manufacture of new products to the factory
  • Ensure processes are adhered to and followed: PPAP, Capability studies, R&R studies
  • Liaise with customers, suppliers, manufacturing and subcontractors on all issues
  • Be flexible to travel to UK and European sites
  • New product introduction support
  • 8D report writing
  • FMEA and control plan support

Requirements:

The Quality Supervisor will have:

  • HND or equivalent
  • Experience in a Quality Department
  • Experience as a Quality Supervisor
  • Experience managing and coaching a team
  • Auditing experience, internally and externally at supplier sites
  • Be familiar with principles and practices (SPC, FMEA, Poke Yoke, MSA, Control Plans, Process Auditing, Problem solving techniques etc)
  • Knowledge of heat treatment and hardness testing
  • Knowledge of ISO9000
  • Experience of internal audits to ISO9000, QS9000 or TS16949

Benefits for a Quality Supervisor:

Salary - £30,000 - £35,000

Bonus

Healthcare

Pension

Life Assurance

Superb Prospects

I am keen to speak with experienced Quality Supervisors, Senior Quality Engineers, Senior Process Quality Engineers.

This role is commutable from Telford, Wolverhampton, Stafford, Shropshire, Walsall, Cannock Shrewsbury

This is an exciting position for the ideal candidate to thrive and be a part of the continued develop the growth of the business as well their career. The successful candidate will hit the ground running and be a part of the innovative organisation, growing year on year within this industry.

To apply for this position or to discuss any further please send your CV complete with a cover letter ASAP.

 

Introduction:

Are you an experienced Precision Toolmaker / Conventional Machinist looking for a new challenge within a high-quality, precision tooling environment supplying into a range of prestigious industries.

Company:

A Global high-quality organisation supplying into a range of prestigious industries. A passionate, family-feel environment really allows employees to feel valued and part of the team. The Conventional Machinist plays a fundamental role in the production of high precision components, ensuring all products are within the required standards and specifications.

Duties:

The Conventional Machinist will work Days Monday to Friday and be responsible for:

  • Using conventional machining methods to produce high-quality products
  • Conventional milling
  • Spark Erosion
  • Wire Eroding

Skills & Experience:

The successful Conventional Machinist will have:

  • Previous experience within a prestigious manufacturing environment
  • Conventional Milling Experience
  • Spark Erosion experience is advantageous
  • Wire Eroding experience is advantageous

I would be keen to speak with candidates who have experience as a Toolmaker, Conventional Machinist, CNC Machinist with extensive conventional experience who are seeking a new opportunity.   

Benefits:

A competitive salary

Generous holiday entitlement

Pension

Training if required

This role is commutable from:

Wolverhampton, Dudley, Walsall, Telford, Stafford, Birmingham, and surrounding areas.

For an informal chat or to apply for this position or to discuss any further please send your CV ASAP complete with a covering letter.

 

Company:

The company has always had the vision that society and global communities should be able to develop for themselves, and future generations. By providing the tools, they are ensuring that anything is possible. They are seeking strong Project Engineers to continue to develop the business and get involved with the projects at hand to reach departmental KPI targets. There is the opportunity for two candidates to join this well-known organisation. One will need to have extremely strong plastics experience.

Are you an experienced NPI Project Engineer wanting to work in a developing and evolving global organisation??

Are you looking for that next challenge??

Then this is the position for you!!!!

Duties:

The NPI Project Engineer’s Responsibilities are to:

  • Plan, coordinate, monitor and report introduction of new products, projects and components meeting quality, cost and delivery targets.
  • Ensure external manufacturing processes are in place and consistent in providing the correct component specification and quality.
  • Maintain, replace and repair supplier loaned production tooling.
  • Develop and implement plans to meet company objectives.
  • Compile new product and promotion manufacturing quotations, ensuring supplier selection, processes, material and cost are within budget and quality expectations.
  • Provide accurate Technical information for introduction of Engineering Changes, Bill of Material, Product Promotions and any other relevant procedures.
  • Make engineering decisions and recommendations.
  • Develop, maintain and deliver agreed cost savings, ensuring quality is not compromised.
  • Work closely with buyers to input the technical support for cost savings.
  • Always check product quality.
  • Actively source and look for leads to improve product, reduce cost and deliver projects on time.
  • Be flexible to travel as per the business needs in order to fulfil the project requirements.
  • Work with the team to drive the profitability of the business.
  • Have an in-depth knowledge of the company and products in order to be proactive in sourcing new suppliers and improving cost and quality of components.

Requirements:

The NPI Project Engineer will have:

  • A HND or HNC in Mechanical / Electrical Engineering
  • Formal qualifications for Pro-Engineer / AutoCAD Computer Aided Design
  • Proven applied understanding of production commodity groups:
    • Plastic Injection Moulding
    • Zinc
    • Aluminium / Die casting
    • Metal Pressings / Injection Moulding / Metal Turning
    • Heat treatments and Hardening processes
  • NPI Management or Supervision experience
  • MRP / MAP computer systems experience
  • 2 years’ in a similar Product analysis environment/role.
  • Applied 5s / 6 sigma within a production environment.
  • Knowledge and understanding of ISO9001 and ISO 14001.

Benefits:

Salary - £30,000 - £42,000

Permanent

Bonus

Life Assurance

Parking

Pension

Healthcare

Superb Prospects

I would be keen to speak with experienced Product Engineers, Project Engineers, New Product Introduction Engineers, New Product Launch Engineers.

This is an exciting position for the ideal candidate to thrive and be a part of the continued develop the growth of the business as well their career. The NPI Project Engineer will hit the ground running and be a part of the innovative organisation, growing year on year within this industry.

To apply for this position or to discuss any further please send your CV complete with a cover letter ASAP.

 

Introduction:

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an additional Toolmaker to be part of an expanding, developing organisation within the precision tooling industry.

Company:

An evolving organisation who take exceptional pride in what they engineer and manufacture, their reputation is enviable and the team is expanding. They design, engineer and deliver precision parts and components, bespoke to customer requirements. No two products are the same.

I am keen to speak with experienced Toolmaker who are seeking a new opportunity to be part of growing organisation.

Duties:

  • Use conventional machining and toolmaking techniques to hand finish components
  • Be flexible to work with the CNC Machines but also undertake the toolmaking responsibilities
  • Programme the CNC machines using Fanuc Controls

Skills & Experience:

  • Experience as a Toolmaker with exposure and experience on CNC Machines using Fanuc Controls
  • Experience working within a precision engineering environment
  • Experience with manual / conventional machining
  • Experience as a Toolmaker to hand finish the components, bespoke parts with jig and tool experience
  • Strong Programming, Setting and Operating background

Benefits:

The successful Toolmaker will work Monday to Thursday 8am-4.30pm and 8am-3.30pm on a Friday.

33 days holiday inclusive of bank holidays.

 

CMM QUALITY ENGINEER       

PERMANENT

£35,000-£38,000 + SUPERB PROSPECTS + PENSION + OTHER BENEFITS

DUDLEY  

 

COMPANY

This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced CMM Quality Engineer to be part of a specialist organisation supplying into the Automotive Industry. To work with all departments and functions to support or lead quality improvement initiatives.  

Are you an experienced CMM Quality Engineer wanting to work in a developing and evolving global organisation??

Are you looking for that next challenge and progression route??

Do you have that Monday dread??

Are you driven and self-motivated??

Then this is the position for you!!!!

DUTIES

The CMM Quality Engineer’s Responsibilities are to:

  • Implement containment actions using 8D
  • Ensure the product inspection procedures and reports are accurately and timely completed ensuring complete traceability.
  • Provide technical support to production staff on quality requirements
  • Provide support in the maintenance of documentation in order to comply with TS16949
  • Lead multi-departmental design and process FMEA sessions
  • Ensure product-based Customer Specific Requirements SC’s CC’s and any other important drawing data is communicated and understood
  • Responsible for ensuring that all aspects of Project Quality are followed and delivered as required using APQP process
  • Create CMM programs
  • Plan and utilise CMM time as and when required
  • Create, present and identify concerns with CMM reports

REQUIREMENTS

The CMM Quality Engineer will have:

  • Experience working in a similar role and programming CMMs
  • Experience and knowledge of the TS16949 standards
  • The ability to make informed decisions to the overall benefit of both the company and the team
  • Drive to continually improve
  • The ability to work with all teams and departments
  • Good Customer communication skills and handles professionally

This is an exciting position for the ideal candidate to thrive and be a part of the continued develop the growth of the business as well their career. The CMM Quality Engineer will hit the ground running and be a part of the innovative organisation, growing year on year within this industry.

To apply for this position or to discuss any further please send your CV complete with a cover letter.

 

PROJECT ENGINEER

PERMANENT

£35,000-£40,000 + SUPERB PROSPECTS + PENSION + OTHER BENEFITS

DUDLEY  

 

COMPANY

This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced Project Engineer to be part of a specialist organisation with solid foundations and an exciting future for development and progression. To be accountable for assisting the Project Department / Estimating Department in initiation, planning, execution and closure of a project, utilising their technical knowledge and skills to provide advise and expertise to make decisions under pressure and manage clients expectations.

There are opportunities for progression and to mentor and support other staff members.

Are you an experienced Project Engineer wanting to work in a developing and evolving global organisation??

Are you looking for that next challenge and progression route??

Then this is the position for you!!!!

DUTIES

The Project Engineer’s Responsibilities are to:

  • Be accountable for the projects from cradle to grave
  • Work closely with relevant departments to ensure deadlines are adhered to
  • Have exceptional customer service skills
  • To demonstrate awareness of all matters relating to all projects
  • Communicate effectively across all departments and with Customers and Suppliers, Senior Managers and Stakeholders to ensure legal and contractual requirements are met
  • Update reports accurately
  • Ensure projects are within the timescale and budgets set
  • Negotiate sub-contractors and monitor their performance to ensure deadlines are met
  • Always look for opportunities for improvement
  • Liaise with third party inspection companies
  • Have an in-depth understanding of technical specifications and drawings
  • Work in accordance with ISO9001

REQUIREMENTS

The Project Engineer will have:

  • Experience as a hands-on engineer
  • Experience as a Project Engineer and evidence of successes and completed projects  
  • Technical experience and understand complex drawings, selecting the correct materials for products and assist with procurement  
  • Flexibility to visit Clients, Suppliers to ensure the smooth running of a project
  • Experience with ISO 9001 / 14001
  • Experience working in a heavy industry environment

This is an exciting position for the ideal candidate to thrive and be a part of the continued develop the growth of the business as well their career. The Project Engineer will hit the ground running and be a part of the innovative organisation, growing year on year within this industry.

 

SALES ENGINEER

PERMANENT

£38,000-£45,000 + BONUS + SUPERB PROSPECTS + PENSION + OTHER BENEFITS

DUDLEY

 

COMPANY

This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced Sales Engineer to be part of a specialist organisation with solid foundations and an exciting future for development and progression. To be the first point of contact for clients, utilising their technical knowledge and skills to provide advise and expertise to secure orders and manage expectations.

There are opportunities for progression and to mentor and support other staff members.

Are you an experienced Sales Engineer wanting to work in a developing and evolving global organisation??

Are you looking for that next challenge and progression route??

Then this is the position for you!!!!

DUTIES

The Sales Engineer’s Responsibilities are to:

  • Be the first point of contact for clients, calculating and producing quotations
  • Negotiate and secure tenders to meet the needs of both parties
  • Meet the weekly minimum targets
  • Provide technical assistance and product education to clients, third parties and business personnel
  • Issue production documentation in a timely, clear and accurate manner
  • Create and maintain strong relationships with clients, suppliers and business personnel
  • Liaise with existing clients to generate enquiries and orders
  • Seek new clients who might benefit from company products or services to maximise client potential
  • Administer client accounts
  • Detailed product knowledge, understanding of technical specifications, working drawings and the expertise to understand customer requirements
  • Track Remuneration activity
  • Generate and write reports on activity analysis and customer feedback when required
  • Visit customers and suppliers
  • Work in accordance with ISO 9001
  • Comply with the health and safety legislation, policies and procedures
  • Support marketing activities by attending trade shows, conferences and other marketing events
  • Maintain confidentiality and observe data protection and associated guidelines where appropriate

REQUIREMENTS

The Sales Engineer will have:

  • Experience as a hands-on engineer
  • Experience as a Sales Engineer and evidence of successes and business development
  • Technical experience and understand complex drawings, selecting the correct materials for products and calculating accurate quotes
  • Flexibility to visit Clients, Suppliers and attend Marketing Events to develop relationships and generate and secure orders
  • Experience with ISO 9001 / 14001

This is an exciting position for the ideal candidate to thrive and be a part of the continued develop the growth of the business as well their career. The Sales Engineer will hit the ground running and be a part of the innovative organisation, growing year on year within this industry.

To apply for this position or to discuss any further please send your CV complete with a cover letter.

 

Company:

The company has always had the vision that society and global communities should be able to develop for themselves, and future generations. By providing the tools, they are ensuring that anything is possible. They are seeking an experienced Quality Engineer to join their prestigious company to continue the growth of the business.

Are you an experienced Quality Engineer wanting to work in a developing and evolving global organisation???

Are you looking for that next challenge??

Then this is the position for you!!!!

Duties:

The Quality Engineer’s Responsibilities are to:

  • Manage, develop and control measurement systems
  • Assist in the development of business processes
  • Assist in the testing of components
  • Write and update material specifications
  • Undertake investigation of quality problems (product, system, process etc) utilising support departments and problem solving techniques 
  • Assist with the NPD team to bring the manufacture of new products to the factory
  • Ensure processes are adhered to and followed: PPAP, Capability studies, R&R studies
  • Liaise with customers, suppliers, manufacturing and subcontractors on all issues
  • Be flexible to travel to UK and European sites
  • New product introduction support
  • 8D report writing
  • FMEA and control plan support

Requirements:

The Quality Engineer will have:

  • HND or equivalent
  • Experience in a Quality Department
  • Be familiar with principles and practices (SPC, FMEA, Poke Yoke, MSA, Control Plans, Process Auditing, Problem solving techniques etc)
  • Knowledge of heat treatment and hardness testing
  • Knowledge of ISO9000
  • Experience of internal audits to ISO9000, QS9000 or TS16949

Benefits for a Quality Engineer:

Salary - £25,000 - £30,000

Location - Telford

Bonus

Healthcare

Pension

Life Assurance

Superb Prospects

I am keen to speak with experienced Quality Technicians, Quality Engineers, Process Quality Engineers.

This role is commutable from Telford, Wolverhampton, Stafford, Shropshire, Walsall, Cannock Shrewsbury

This is an exciting position for the ideal candidate to thrive and be a part of the continued develop the growth of the business as well their career. The successful candidate will hit the ground running and be a part of the innovative organisation, growing year on year within this industry.

To apply for this position or to discuss any further please send your CV complete with a cover letter ASAP.

 

PROJECT ENGINEER

PERMANENT

£30,000-£35,000 + SUPERB PROSPECTS + PENSION + OTHER BENEFITS

TELFORD

 

COMPANY

The company has always had the vision that society and global communities should be able to develop for themselves, and future generations. By providing the tools, they are ensuring that anything is possible. They are seeking strong Project Engineers to continue to develop the business and get involved with the projects at hand to reach departmental KPI targets. There is the opportunity for two candidates to join this well-known organisation. One will need to have extremely strong plastics experience.

Are you an experienced Project Engineer wanting to work in a developing and evolving global organisation??

Are you looking for that next challenge??

Then this is the position for you!!!!

DUTIES:

The Project Engineer’s Responsibilities are to:

  • Plan, coordinate, monitor and report introduction of new products, projects and components meeting quality, cost and delivery targets.
  • Ensure external manufacturing processes are in place and consistent in providing the correct component specification and quality.
  • Maintain, replace and repair supplier loaned production tooling.
  • Develop and implement plans to meet company objectives.
  • Compile new product and promotion manufacturing quotations, ensuring supplier selection, processes, material and cost are within budget and quality expectations.
  • Provide accurate Technical information for introduction of Engineering Changes, Bill of Material, Product Promotions and any other relevant procedures.
  • Make engineering decisions and recommendations.
  • Develop, maintain and deliver agreed cost savings, ensuring quality is not compromised.
  • Work closely with buyers to input the technical support for cost savings.
  • Always check product quality.
  • Actively source and look for leads to improve product, reduce cost and deliver projects on time.
  • Be flexible to travel as per the business needs in order to fulfil the project requirements.
  • Work with the team to drive the profitability of the business.
  • Have an in-depth knowledge of the company and products in order to be proactive in sourcing new suppliers and improving cost and quality of components.

REQUIREMENTS:

The Project Engineer will have:

  • A HND or HNC in Mechanical Engineering
  • Understanding of commodity groups would be advantageous:
    • Plastic Injection Moulding
    • Zinc /  Aluminium / Die Casting
    • Metal Pressings
    • Injection Moulding
    • Other commodities such as fastenings / bearings / electrical would also be beneficial
  • NPI Management experience
  • MRP / MAP computer systems experience is desirable but training can be provided
  • Experience in a similar Product Engineering environment / role.
  • Knowledge and understanding of ISO 9001 and ISO 14001.

This is an exciting position for the ideal candidate to thrive and be a part of the continued develop the growth of the business as well their career. The Project Engineer will hit the ground running and be a part of the innovative organisation, growing year on year within this industry.