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 Certification Assistant looking for a new challenge within an established, growing organisation???

Enjoy a Challenge????

Are organised and thrive within a team environment??

Have experience with certifications and standards??

This is the position for you!!!

Company:

A growing organisation who pride themselves at being the forefront of their market. They are a family friendly company who look after their staff and work closely to fulfil customers requirements. They are seeking potentially two Certification Assistants to join their team as an addition to support the growth and continue to increase their presence.  

They have grown an impressive 39% in 2019 and anticipate this growth to continue.

Benefits:

  • 8am - 5pm Monday - Friday
  • 24 Days Holiday + 8 Bank Holidays
  • Pension 
  • Onsite Parking
  • Training and Development
  • Salary Review after initial 3 month Probation Period

Duties:

The Certification Assistant will be responsible for:

  • Checking incoming certification from suppliers
  • Raise test certification in line with the customer requirements
  • Being organised with supplier approval documentation and heat treatment records
  • Maintain the daily despatch lists and prioritise those within

Skills & Experience:

The successful Certification Assistant will have:

  • Experience within a manufacturing and engineering environment
  • Experience with Word & Excel
  • Good level of computer skills

I would be keen to speak with candidates who have experience as a quality Auditor, Certification Engineer, certification assistant or similar roles.

This role is commutable from Telford, Wolverhampton, Stafford, Shropshire, Walsall, Cannock Shrewsbury, Willenhall 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 Production Manager looking for a new challenge within a fast-paced, high-pressured assembly environment??

Enjoy a Challenge????

Thrive in motivating a team??

Self-driven & Target Orientated???

This is the position for you!!!

Company:

This is a fantastic opportunity for the Production Manager to be at the forefront of continuous improvement of an exciting fast-paced organisation who pride themselves with their technical excellence and outstanding customer service.  This company is committed and are growing from strength to strength.  They are in need of a strong, Production Manager to help steer this and continue the improvement and processes to deliver outstanding results.

Benefits:

  • Holiday
  • Pension  
  • Onsite Parking

Duties:

The Production Manager will be responsible for leading the production and interface with support functions to plan, develop and improve the systems and shop floor as well as:

  • Plan departmental KPIs
  • Ensure operations are within budgetary targets and always strive to exceed targets and control costs
  • Implement Management Control Systems
  • Implement adequate systems for control of scrap
  • Ensure adequate manufacturing resources
  • Review of quality performance for product delivery to the customer in compliance with the QMS

Skills & Experience:

The successful Production Manager will have:

  • Ideally a degree in Manufacturing / Production
  • At least 5years’ experience in the industry within a 1st tier supplier and JIT process
  • Proven leadership skills including coaching, motivating and development of team
  • Basic understanding of engineering & maintenance
  • FMEAs
  • Production Planning & Stock Control

I would be keen to speak with candidates who have experience as a Senior Production Managers, Production Managers, Production Leaders, Operations Managers or similar positions   

The culture of the business is important and they certainly pride themselves in their investment to their employees, their welfare and how they can continually improve to be the irresistible organisation in which they are striving for.

This role is commutable from Telford, Wolverhampton, Stafford, Shropshire, Walsall, Cannock, Dudley, 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 Production Shift Supervisor looking for a new challenge within a high-quality environment supplying delicate components into luxurious brands?

Are you self-motivated?

Driven?

Ambitious?

Able to motivate a team???

This is for you!

Company:

A high-quality industry supplying into the luxurious brands within the Automotive Industry. A passionate, family-feel environment really allows employees to feel valued and part of the team. The Production Shift Supervisor plays a fundamental role in ensuring all production targets have been met, whilst maintaining the quality standards.

I would be keen to speak with candidates who have experience as a production supervisor, shift supervisor, senior leader, team leader etc.

Benefits:

  • A Competitive Salary
  • Generous Holiday Entitlement
  • Pension
  • Healthcare Cash Plan
  • 3pm - 12am Shift Pattern
  • Permanent

Duties:

The Production Shift Supervisor will be responsible for assisting with driving changes and controlling a firm watch over operatives, cell leaders and team leaders, as well as:

  • Organise the workforce and ensure the shop floor is set up for production
  • Run a start of shift meeting with all cell leaders / team leaders
  • Oversee production to ensure all targets are met whilst improving current targets
  • Train and develop operatives
  • Ensuring a comprehensive handover is done between each shift for a smooth transfer

Skills & Experience:

The successful Production Shift Supervisor will have:

  • Experience working in a similar position and overseeing a team to hit targets
  • Understand the departments you are running
  • Experience in developing and upskilling your staff

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:

An exceptional exciting opportunity has arisen for a Manufacturing Buyer to be part of an expanding, developing organisation within the manufacturing industry located in Worcestershire.

Company:

An expanding organisation who take exceptional pride in what they manufacture, their reputation is enviable and the team is expanding. They will always invest and train candidates and employees to optimise skillsets and progression within the organisation.

I am keen to speak with experienced Buyers, Manufacturing Buyers, Direct and or Indirect Buyers, Purchasers who are seeking a new opportunity to be part of growing organisation.

Benefits:

  • The successful Manufacturing Buyer will work Monday to Friday 8.30am-5.30pm
  • 28 Days Holiday inclusive of Bank Holidays
  • Standard Company Pension

Duties:

The Manufacturing Buyer will support the Supply Chain Manager with the busy, buoyant manufacturing purchasing, as well as:

  • Purchase mechanical components, systems and parts
  • Negotiate costs and lead time reductions
  • Track delivery time to ensure Production can run smoothly
  • Maintain and develop relationships with suppliers
  • Strategic buying activities

Skills & Experience:

The Manufacturing Buyer will have:

  • Experience working within the commercial Automotive sector
  • Strong purchasing / buying experience within fabrications and manufacturing
  • Understand and read engineering drawings
  • Sage system knowledge 

This role is commutable from Wolverhampton, Walsall, Birmingham, Worcester, Redditch, Bromsgrove, Stourbridge, Cannock, Staffordshire 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:

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Injection Moulding Setter to be part of a reputable, modern organisation going through a period of growth and expansion.

Company:

A reputable manufacturing company in the heart of the West Midlands who pride themselves in the customer base and technical abilities of their industry.  

I am keen to speak with experienced Injection Moulding Setters, Injection Moulding Technicians and Injection Moulding Engineers who are seeking a new opportunity to be part of growing organisation.

Benefits:

  • Salary : £25,000 - £27,200 (Negotiable Depending on Experience)
  • The successful Injection Moulding Setter will work a rotating shift pattern
  • Overtime will be paid at time ½
  • Standard Pension
  • Holidays

Duties:

The Injection Moulding Setter will be responsible for:

  • Setting the machines to optimum conditions
  • Executing colour, insert printer and mould changes
  • Performing quality and materials tests 
  • Implementing appropriate corrective action when quality issues are reported
  • Achieving low scrap rates

Skills & Experience:

The Injection Moulding Setter will have:

  • Experience setting injection moulding machines
  • Experience within a manufacturing environment with injection moulding machines

This role is commutable from Walsall, Cannock, Wolverhampton, Birmingham, Dudley, Shropshire, Telford, Stafford 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.

 

Are you an experienced Logistics Manager looking for a new challenge within a customer driven, reputable organisation??

Enjoy a Challenge????

This is the position for you!!!

Company:

An exciting opportunity has arisen to be the face of an exciting organisation who pride themselves with their technical excellence and outstanding customer service.This company is committed and are growing from strength to strength.They are seeking a Logistics Manager to join their business.

Duties:

The Logistics Manager will be fully responsible for implementing the strategies for logistics to support series production and future programmes. You will be accountable for all lineside delivery methods and will provide programme management on behalf of the logistics function for future model introductions.

  • Extensive logistics operations and product launch experience ideally gained within an engineering or manufacturing environment.
  • Design experience, preferably in industrial product design or manufacturing engineering.
  • Ability to understand and interpret design drawings.
  • Proven leader of teams and change management.
  • Proven ability to act under pressure with calmness, clarity of thought and decisive authority.
  • Proven ability to design all aspects of complex supply chains from end to end.
  • Experience in analysing and interpreting data
  • Proven communication skills (written and verbal).Strong negotiation skills.
  • Highly IT literate (Microsoft applications, SAP, Business Object, SharePoint, etc)

Skills & Experience:

The successful Logistics Manager will have:

  • A degree in an engineering discipline
  • 5 years’ experience within a similar role and environment
  • Experience in an Automotive, assembly environment
  • Experience managing a team and monitoring KPIs
  • A hands-on approach to manage the team and be a part of the process improvements

I would be keen to speak with candidates who have experience as a Logistics Manager, Warehouse and Logistics Manager, MP&L Manager or similar positions

Benefits:

Holiday

Pension

Onsite Parking

The culture of the business is important and they strive to ensure all colleagues and employees are working in a motivated environment.

This role is commutable from:

Telford, Wolverhampton, Stafford, Walsall, Cannock, Willenhall, Dudley, Stourbridge, Worcester and surrounding areas.

For an informal chat or to apply for this position or to discuss any further please contact Laura.

 

Introduction:

Are you an experienced Application Engineer with a strong CNC background ???
Enjoy a Challenge????
Looking for a progressive position to continue to expand your career??
This is the position for you!!!

Company:

This is an exciting opportunity for the Application Engineer to hit the ground running in an exciting fast-paced organisation who are continuing to expand their team and develop. A precision Engineering organisation who pride themselves on their customer service, employee training and development and overall extraordinary engineering capabilities.

Duties:

  • The Application Engineer will have ambition and drive to further progress the role and their career as well as:
  • Provide technical assistance to customers in the form of basic application analysis, product failure and troubleshooting analysis, product recommendations and testing
  • Provide customers with quotations to meet their specific requirements
  • Have strong CNC setting and Programming skills using Fanuc, Siemens or Heidenhain
  • Provide customer and staff training
  • On site cutting tool support
  • Be flexible to travel to oversees customers / sites

Skills & Experience:

The successful Application Engineer will have:

  • An Engineering qualification (HND/HNC/NVQ/Degree)
  • Knowledge and experience of Engineering practice and machine cutting tools
  • Experience with manual lathes and milling/boring machines
  • Programming and Setting CNC machine tools

I would be keen to speak with candidates who have experience as a CNC Programmer, CNC Setter, Applications Engineer or similar positions

Benefits:

  • Holiday
  • Pension
  • Onsite Parking
  • Life Assurance
  • Health Scheme

The culture of the business is important and they certainly pride themselves in their investment to their employees and aid continuous growth and improvement throughout the organisation.

This role is commutable from:

Telford, Wolverhampton, Walsall, Cannock, Dudley, Birmingham, Worcester and surrounding areas.

 

Introduction:

Are you an experienced Senior Manufacturing Manager with a strong Automotive background looking for a new challenge within a fast-paced, high-pressured environment??

Enjoy a Challenge????

Experienced with production and despatch environments??

Have a strategic and technical approach for process improvements??

This is the position for you!!!

Company:

This is a fantastic opportunity for the Senior Manufacturing Manager to hit the ground running in an exciting fast-paced organisation who have invested heavily into this particular site with new state of the art technology.  

Duties:

The Senior Manufacturing Manager will have strong site process experience and man-management skills as well as:

  • Provide direction for the area, inspiring and fostering a culture of continuous improvement
  • Lead by example and measure organisational health, creating strong, mature, fair and independent culture environment
  • Lead and ensure manufacturing activities are carried out according to legislation and standards
  • Develop short, medium and long-term plans to ensure high level goals are achieved
  • Develop monitoring systems to ensure compliance with internal and external quality standards
  • Develop agreed plans to improve customer performance and satisfaction
  • Develop plans to ensure annual spend budget is achieved and communicated effectively
  • Develop and monitor cash control and cost reduction measures

Skills & Experience:

The successful Senior Manufacturing Manager will have:

  • Ideally a degree within an engineering / manufacturing / production discipline
  • Significant experience of operating within a similar role
  • Automotive background or OEM is preferred
  • Experience managing manufacturing processes effectively and familiar with the lean methodologies
  • Natural leadership skills with the ability to motivate the team to achieve and exceed targets

I would be keen to speak with candidates who have experience as a Senior Manufacturing Manager, Engineering Manager, Plant Manager, Operations Manager, Value Stream Manager, Manufacturing Director or similar positions 

Benefits:

  • Holiday
  • Pension  
  • Onsite Parking
  • Private Healthcare
  • Annual Bonus Scheme
  • Company Car
  • Annual Paw Review

The culture of the business is important and they certainly pride themselves in their investment to their employees and aid continuous growth and improvement throughout the organisation.

This role is commutable from Telford, Wolverhampton, Walsall, Cannock, Dudley, 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 Quality Engineer looking for a new challenge within a fast-paced, high-pressured assembly environment??

Enjoy a Challenge????

Experienced with Customer and Supplier facing???

This is the position for you!!!

Company:

This is a fantastic opportunity for the Quality Engineer hit the ground running in an exciting fast-paced organisation who pride themselves with their technical excellence and outstanding customer service.  This company is committed and are growing from strength to strength.  They are in need of a strong, Quality Engineer to work with customer and supplier issues, generate documentation for sample submission to customers and all problem-solving activities.  

Duties:

The Quality Engineer will be liaising with customers on a regular basis and make visits as and when required as well as:

  • Ensure problem resolution activities, including costs for materials, labour, and time relating to customer issues via PPS / 8D process and documentation is completed
  • Deal with supplier concern in liaison with the STA
  • Carry out PSW, system and process audit trackers
  • Attend APQP meetings on new projects and engineering changes
  • Be a part of PFMEA teams
  • Uphold IATF

Skills & Experience:

The successful Quality Engineer will have:

  • A qualification in an engineering discipline
  • Excellent problem solving skills
  • A good understanding of ISO / IATF
  • Working knowledge of SPC and its implementation
  • Good understanding of APQP

I would be keen to speak with candidates who have experience as a Quality Technician, Quality Engineer, Customer Quality Engineer, APQP Engineer, Supplier Quality Engineer

Benefits:

  • Holiday
  • Pension  
  • Onsite Parking

The culture of the business is important and they certainly pride themselves in their investment to their employees.

This role is commutable from Telford, Wolverhampton, Stafford, Shropshire, Walsall, Cannock, Dudley, 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 Warehouse Supervisor looking for a new challenge within a fast-paced, high-pressured assembly environment??

Enjoy a Challenge????

Thrive in motivating a team??

Self-driven & Target Orientated???

This is the position for you!!!

Company:

This is a fantastic opportunity for the Warehouse Supervisor hit the ground running in an exciting fast-paced organisation who pride themselves with their technical excellence and outstanding customer service.  This company is committed and are growing from strength to strength.  They are in need of a strong, Warehouse Supervisor to help steer customer fulfilment and effective management of employees, materials, quality and other resources. Support the Manufacturing process in the ‘world class’ production of components within a Just-In-Time manufacturing process.

Benefits:

  • Holiday
  • Pension  
  • Onsite Parking

Duties:

The Warehouse Supervisor will be responsible for the management and co-ordination of goods in to support production and Just-In-Time principles to ensure customer fulfilment, as well as:

  • Allocation of workloads and relocation of duties and employees as required, in order to maximise efficiency within the teams and areas of responsibility
  • Supervise goods in, stores, despatch and all FLT requirements on the shop floor
  • Ensure all employees are adequately trained, maintain and update training matrix to include all employees, temporary and permanent and ensure that adequate job rotation and multi-skilling of operatives is maintained
  • Responsible for TPMs
  • Maintain safe working practices in compliance with Health & Safety regulations
  • Liaise with analysts for all stocks needs (both incoming and outgoing)
  • Promote Continuous Improvement
  • Ensure compliance with IATF 16949 and ISO 14001

Skills & Experience:

The successful Warehouse Supervisor will have:

  • Experience of SAP is essential
  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience within a supervisory, manufacturing role
  • Experience of JIT Manufacturing principles
  • Experience of Teri 1 Supply to major OEMs

I would be keen to speak with candidates who have experience as a Warehouse Supervisors, Warehouse Managers, Warehouse Team Leaders or similar positions.   

The culture of the business is important and they certainly pride themselves in their investment to their employees.

This role is commutable from Telford, Wolverhampton, Stafford, Shropshire, Walsall, Cannock, Dudley, 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 Process Engineer looking for a new challenge within a highly modern, customer driven, reputable, technical organisation??

Enjoy a Challenge????

Enjoy evolving processes and bringing new concepts to fruition???

This is the position for you!!!

Company:

Set in the heart of the country-side, this is an innovative, customer orientated organisation who pride themselves in their excellence and customer experience. They are an engineer – led business who are continually expanding and evolving in their industry and marketplace. They believe in their product so strongly they use it throughout their business, strengthening customer satisfaction. Due to their continual expansion, they are seeking a specialist Process Engineer to join their Specialist Engineering department.

Duties:

The Process Engineer will be responsible for supporting the product and ensuring the company remains up to date with the industry knowledge and technology and application techniques whilst also:

  • Carry out investigation and development within the area and recommendations for continuous improvement / cost downs
  • Lead investigations into daily issues leading to root cause analysis and implementation of countermeasures
  • Project Managing customer driven projects
  • Product / equipment installation, configuration, maintenance and repair
  • Product / Equipment and operation process training
  • Design, set up and carryout product performance and evaluating experiment tests
  • Provide a technical input into improvement of existing and future product design and developments.
  • Represent the product to customers and at events, conferences, seminars etc

Skills & Experience:

The successful Process Engineer will have:

  • A degree in an engineering discipline
  • 3 years industry experience
  • Experience in project and programme management

I would be keen to speak with candidates who have experience as a Process Engineer, Product Engineer, Manufacturing Engineer, Production Engineer, Specialist Engineer or similar positions

Benefits:

  • Flexitime
  • Holiday
  • Bonus
  • Pension  
  • Health Care
  • Onsite Parking

The culture of the business is important and they certainly pride themselves in their investment to their employees, their welfare and how they can continually improve to be the irresistible organisation in which they are striving for.

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

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 Commodity Manager looking for a new challenge within a growing, investing organisation?

Enjoy a Challenge????

Enjoy developing communication and the supply chain??

This is the position for you!

Company:

This company pride themselves in being experts in their market as part of a larger group who have a strong presence in the Manufacturing and Engineering Sector.  

Duties:

The Commodity Manager will be responsible for developing, maintaining, communicating and executing robust supply chain strategy based on commodities, as well as:

  • Reduce material cost
  • Extend credit terms
  • Drive key performance indicators
  • Strong negotiation and strategy responsibilities
  • Calculate the total cost of acquisition and develop sourcing strategies globally
  • To be flexible to travel to various operations and supplier locations in line with the business needs – this should not exceed one per month

Skills & Experience:

The successful Commodity Manager will have:

  • 5years’ experience in procurement and commodities
  • Engineering or Business Degree
  • CIPS is desirable

I would be keen to speak with candidates who have experience as a Senior Commodity Buyer, Commodity Manager, Global Commodity Manager, Regional Commodity Manager

Benefits:

Bonus

Hours of work are 8am – 4.30pm and 3.30pm on a Friday

Healthcare

Dental Plan

Birthday day off

Gym Membership contribution

This role is commutable from Welsh Pool and Powys, 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.