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:

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Strategic Buyer to be part of an expanding, global organisation.  

Company:

An evolving 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, Indirect Buyers, Strategic Buyers or Indirect Strategic Buyers who are seeking a new opportunity to be part of growing organisation.

Duties:

The Buyer will be responsible for:

  • Developing and improving the purchase of goods and services
  • Negotiating costs and terms effectively
  • Implementing cost reduction opportunities
  • Monitoring commodity market trends
  • Sourcing new parts as required

Skills & Experience:

The Buyer will have:

  • A Degree / A level equivalent in Production Engineering or Purchasing or Business Administration
  • CIPS / MCIPS or working towards
  • Experience working in a busy purchasing department within a manufacturing company
  • Experience of MRP systems
  • Experience negotiating costs
  • Experience reading engineering drawings

Benefits:

  • The successful Buyer will work Monday to Thursday 8am-5.15pm and Friday 8am-11.50am
  • 31 days holiday - inclusive of bank holidays
  • A Car allowance
  • Bonus scheme - paid twice per annum
  • Life Assurance Policy
  • Pension
  • Health Care scheme once passed probationary period

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

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

Benefits:

The successful Injection Moulding Setter will work a rotating shift pattern.  Overtime will be paid at time ½.                            

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.

 

Introduction:

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an Injection Moulding Supervisor 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 Supervisors, Injection Moulding leaders and Injection Moulding Team Leaders who are seeking a new opportunity to be part of growing organisation.

Duties:

The Injection Moulding Supervisor will be responsible for:

  • Ensuring execution of production orders including cycle times, scrap rates and machine optimisation are achieved
  • Ensuring H&S rules are adhered to
  • Motivating team members to maintain a high standard of work
  • Training and coaching team members
  • Ensuring compliance with quality procedures
  • Providing accurate shift reports to the Production Manager

Skills & Experience:

The Injection Moulding Supervisor will have:

  • Experience setting injection moulding machines
  • Experience within a manufacturing environment with injection moulding machines
  • Experience managing and supervising a team

Benefits:

The successful Injection Moulding Supervisor will work a rotating shift pattern.  Overtime will be paid at time ½.

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.

 

Introduction:

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a CNC Machinist to be part of a reputable, luxurious manufacturing organisation in the West Midlands.  

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 CNC Machinists, CNC Programmers, CNC Setters and CNC Maintenance Engineers who are seeking a new opportunity to be part of growing organisation.

Duties:

The CNC Machinist will be responsible for:

  • Programming, Setting and Operating 4 different CNC machines
  • Maintaining, fixing and running the machines
  • Supervising or team leading the machine shop

Skills & Experience:

The CNC Machinist will have:

  • Experience programming and setting Milling machines and lathes
  • Experience maintaining and fixing machines to prevent break downs
  • Supervisory or team leading experience within a CNC environment
  • Ideally production planning experience

Benefits:

  • The successful CNC Machinist will work Monday to Friday 8am – 4.30pm.  Overtime will be paid at time ½.

This role is commutable from Walsall, Burntwood, Cannock, Wolverhampton, Birmingham, Brownhills, Wombourne, Dudley 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 an additional Purchasing Manager to be part of an expanding, global organisation.  

Company:

An evolving 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 Purchasing Managers, Procurement Managers, Procurement Controllers, Senior Purchasing Specialists, Senior Purchasing Officers or Senior Buyers who are seeking a new opportunity to be part of growing organisation.

Duties:

The Purchasing Manager will be responsible for:

  • Maintaining and developing the purchasing department and related systems
  • Maintaining and improving the supplier performance, KPIs and Business Terms
  • Formulating plans and advising Production Director how to maintain and improve efficient, progressive and effective purchasing department
  • Designing, building and implementing systems which support and enhance the daily operations for documentation
  • To be responsible for the departments spend - upwards of £50million
  • Managing and co-ordinating all staff who report directly into you

Skills & Experience:

The Purchasing Manager will have:

  • A Degree in Business Studies or equivalent
  • ONC / HNC in Business Studies or Production Management
  • MCIPS
  • ILM / NVQ Level 4 Supervisory Management or equivalent

Benefits:

  • The successful Purchasing Manager will work Monday to Thursday 8am-5.15pm and Friday 8am-11.50am
  • 31 days holiday - inclusive of bank holidays
  • A Car allowance
  • Bonus scheme - paid twice per annum
  • Life Assurance Policy
  • Pension
  • Health Care scheme once passed probationary period

This role is commutable from Coventry, Banbury, Birmingham, Oxford, Milton Keynes, Aylesbury, Stratford Upon Avon 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 Toolmaker to be part of an exciting, well-established organisation.  

Company:

An organisation who take quality exceptionally seriously and recognise the importance of this function in the end delivery to customers. They are seeking an experienced Toolmaker to repair and maintain Plastic Injection Mould tools in line with production requirements.

I am keen to speak with experienced Toolmakers, Plastic Injection Tool Makers or Strong Tool Setters who are seeking a new opportunity to be part of growing organisation.

Duties:

The Toolmaker will be responsible for:

  • Ensuring the repair and maintenance of production tools are carried out in the allocated time frame
  • Modifying tools
  • Producing new tools
  • Testing and confirming electrical and hydraulic/pneumatic operation of tools
  • Maintaining a high standard of work

Skills & Experience:

The Toolmaker will have:

  • An apprentice-served background
  • Preferably a ONC/HNC in Mechanical Engineering
  • 5 years’ experience within Injection Mould Tooling

Benefits:

The successful Toolmaker will work rotating shifts Monday to Friday 6am-2pm / 2pm-10pm

33 Days Holiday - inclusive of bank holidays

This role is commutable from Coventry, Banbury, Birmingham, Stratford Upon Avon, Stourbridge, Bromsgrove, Worcester 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 an additional Material Planner to be part of an exciting, new project launching within a well-established organisation.  

Company:

An organisation who take quality exceptionally seriously and recognise the importance of this function in the end delivery to customers. They are seeking an experienced Material Planner to verify that production line delivery aligns with minimum targets and logistics costs.

I am keen to speak with experienced Material Planner, Materials analyst or Materials Controller who are seeking a new opportunity to be part of growing organisation.

Duties:

The Material Planner will be responsible for:

  • The build up of the procurement program by dividing and levelling piece procurements
  • Following up the procurement program realisation by managing alert systems and follow the unloading receipt and transportation pieces.
  • Following supplier delivery performance and the service of logistics partners and propose appropriate improvement of action plans.
  • Achieving the transportation program on a monthly basis and the transportation scheme semi-annually.
  • Verifying that sales and production plan capacity requirements can be supported by suppliers and implement corrective actions when necessary.

Skills & Experience:

The Material Planner will have:

  • A degree in engineering
  • Experience in production in an industrial environment
  • Experience as a material planner

Benefits:

The successful Material Planner will work Monday to Thursday 8am-5pm and Friday 8am-1pm

33 days holiday – inclusive of bank holidays

This role is commutable from Coventry, Banbury, Birmingham, Oxford, Milton Keynes, Aylesbury, Stratford Upon Avon 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 an additional Supplier Quality Engineer to be part of an exciting, new project launching within a well-established organisation.  

Company:

An organisation who take quality exceptionally seriously and recognise the importance of this function in the end delivery to customers. They are seeking an experienced Supplier Quality Engineer to manage the plants Quality function with the aim to improve the quality inline with the sites targets.

I am keen to speak with experienced Supplier Quality Engineers, Quality Engineers or PPAP Engineers who are seeking a new opportunity to be part of growing organisation.

Duties:

The Supplier Quality Engineer will be responsible for:

  • Assisting with the management and development of the plant SQA function
  • Management and development of supplier partnerships – communication and feedback of performance
  • Managing the introduction of new bought-out parts with the support of the Quality Team
  • Managing the APQP, PPAP, 8Ds containment and validation of the parts subject to problem solving activities
  • Managing the supplier progress plans in co-operation with the plant buyers
  • Closing quality problem and product specific audits
  • Updating good incoming inspection and measurement instructions

Skills & Experience:

The Supplier Quality Engineer will have:

  • A degree in engineering with a specialism in quality
  • At least 3years’ experience as a SQA in an industrial environment
  • Experience working as part of a quality team / function with excellent communication skills

Benefits:

The successful Supplier Quality Engineer will work Monday to Friday 8am-4.30pm

33 days holiday - inclusive of bank holidays

This role is commutable from Coventry, Banbury, Birmingham, Oxford, Milton Keynes, Aylesbury, Stratford Upon Avon 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 Quality Inspector to be part of an exciting, heavy manufacturing/engineering environment who supply to a broad range of manufacturing industries.  

Company:

An 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 Quality Inspectors, Quality technicians or Quality Engineers who are seeking a new opportunity to be part of growing organisation.

Duties:

The Quality Inspector will be responsible for:

  • Preparing raw material for sampling of new products and resolve any issues arising with the Production Manager
  • Inspecting and passing off new sample parts
  • Generating ISIR, PPAP and FAIR documentation
  • In process and last of inspections
  • Interpret engineering drawings to measure the components and products to ensure they meet specifications

Skills & Experience:

The Quality Inspector will have:

  • Experience within a casting, forging or heavy, steel industry exposure
  • Experience measuring larger scale products using micrometers, verniers and callipers
  • Experience interpreting engineering drawings
  • A good eye and attention for detail
  • Experience working to KPIs with regards to scrap and increasing quality
  • Metrology experience – able to read engineering drawings and use measuring equipment
  • Quality system experience

Benefits:

The successful Quality Inspector will work Monday to Friday 8am-4.30pm

33 days holiday – inclusive of bank holidays               

This role is commutable from Wolverhampton, Walsall, Birmingham, Willenhall, 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:

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:

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.