Scott is a meticulous Senior Consultant, with over 12 years technical engineering recruitment experience. He has a proven track record of continually exceeding client & candidate expectations and is regularly commended on LinkedIn for the excellent service and recruitment expertise that he provides.

Offering a tailored recruitment approach to suit your needs, he is a specialist in design, R&D and projects recruitment, excelling in the successful conclusion of bespoke assignments. He holds a Diploma in Recruitment Practice, with credibility, integrity and efficiency being at the core of what he does.

Scott is a meticulous Senior Consultant, with over 12 years technical engineering recruitment experience. He has a proven track record of continually exceeding client & candidate expectations and is regularly commended on LinkedIn for the excellent service and recruitment expertise that he provides.

Offering a tailored recruitment approach to suit your needs, he is a specialist in design, R&D and projects recruitment, excelling in the successful conclusion of bespoke assignments. He holds a Diploma in Recruitment Practice, with credibility, integrity and efficiency being at the core of what he does.

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Product Functional Test Technology Engineer

Our world-leading client is looking for a Product Functional Test Technology Engineer, inside IR35. The initial assignment duration is 12 months with the possibility of extension.

This laboratory test focused position designs or specifies test systems that allow operation of client’s products in a laboratory environment for engineering evaluation to optimize their product designs.

This position also involves the specification, design, implementation, validation and support of test systems including mechanical, electrical, plumbing, instrumentation, data acquisition and control systems.

You will be based on the Darlington site every day.

  • 12 months, possibly longer
  • £18.00 - £22.00 per hour (this role is inside IR35)

Product Functional Test Technology Engineer Candidate Requirements

  • Preferred candidates will have at least 2 years relevant experience working in a laboratory/test cell environment such as a non-exempt role, temporary student employeeship, co-op, or other similar activities or roles.
  • College, university, or equivalent associate degree or certification in an appropriate STEM field is preferred.
  • Must be logical and organised
  • Experienced with data analysis
  • Good communication skills
  • Ability to question and challenge Data driven

Product Functional Test Technology Engineer Key Responsibilities (but not limited to)

  • Investigates product test system and process problems, understands causal mechanisms, recommends appropriate action, owns problem resolution and documents results with guidance from more experienced team members.
  • Applies and supports the improvement of processes such as test system specification, design and validation and tools such as FMEA, 7-step problem-solving, and process hazard analysis, required to support the processes and enable high quality decision-making.
  • Obtains input and negotiates with lab customers, lab technicians, and component suppliers and delivers test system requirements, processes, and instructions to lab technicians, product functional test engineers and equipment suppliers.
  • Make decisions in the areas of component selection, calibration processes, and operating processes that impact test equipment accuracy, reliability and operating cost.
  • Owns problem resolution for moderately complex components, products, systems, subsystems or services with a greater degree of technical complexity and ambiguity over the entry level engineer level and with greater accountability to the project team.
  • Provides independent execution of established work processes and systems, while still developing technology or product knowledge; engages with the improvement of systems and processes.
  • Involves minimal direct management of people but could involve the coordination and direction of work amongst technicians and/or temporary student employees.
  • Obtain and negotiate customer requirements for testing internal combustion engines and aftertreatments, as well as new powertrains & vehicles.

Other Duties

  • Translate test requests into daily test plan and instructions actionable by Test Operations & the Powertrain Testing Team.
  • Coordinate with Test Technology and Test Controls to ensure availability and accuracy of the equipment.
  • Report daily the status of the test requests vs schedule.
  • Process the output data and assess their quality using accepted standards in alignment with the requirements of the engineer responsible for making product decisions.
  • Apply and drive improvement processes in the areas of setup of test articles, automatic test sequences, equipment management.
  • Help training junior employees and / or placement student.

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

 

PRODUCTION PLANNER

This is the opportunity for an experienced Production Planner to join a UK leading business, who are long-standing, well respected and continuing to lead the way in their industry.

From their Midlands HQ, they support clients across a multitude of industries, including Engineering, Rail, Construction, Energy and Material Handling.

Production Planner Salary, Hours & Benefits:

  • £32,000 - £34,000
  • Monday – Thursday, 7:45am to 4:45pm, 2:15pm finish on Fridays
  • Sick Pay
  • Life Insurance
  • Free parking

Commutable From: Leicester, Loughborough, Derby, Burton upon Trent, Nottingham, Tamworth, Hinckley

Production Planner Candidate Specification

  • Experience of production planning processes, ideally gained in a steel fabrication setting or working within a manufacturing environment.
  • The ability to accurately update and maintain management information systems, ideally experience of using StruMIS preferred (but is not essential).
  • Confident in using Excel spreadsheets with the ability to learn and use new IT systems.
  • Strong time management skills and the ability to prioritise and schedule workloads.
  • Read and understand Engineer’s Technical drawings.
  • The Production Planner will have an understanding of supply chains and associated lead times.

Key Responsibilities

  • The Production Planner will control the workflow through the shopfloor, by co-ordinating the material to support production.  
  • Responsible for managing all material planning through client’s system, issuing, and releasing jobs for both machining prep and manufacturing.  
  • Lead initiatives to create and effectively utilise planning strategies to drive the production scheduling requirements.  
  • Other responsibilities will include coordinating weekly production schedule meeting with Divisional Heads, Project Managers and purchasing to discuss production requirements and prep capacity.  
  • Prepare, maintain, monitor and measuring production and prep capacity against KPIs to ensure timely feedback on any issues to make sure production output goals and customer deadlines are met.

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

 

MECHANICAL DESIGN ENGINEER

Our world-leading client is looking for a Design Engineer, inside IR35. The initial assignment duration is 6 months with the possibility of extension.

This is a hybrid role, meaning you will be expected to work on site at Milton Keynes one day per week and will be working from home the rest of the time.

  • 6 months, possibly longer
  • £28.50 per hour (this role is inside IR35)

Mechanical Design Engineer Candidate Requirements

  • Creo CAD modelling (solid/surface) & design in context expertise essential, with an understanding of fundamental mechanical design.
  • Must be driven, a self-starter.
  • Degree in relevant engineering discipline with a minimum 2-years relevant experience is required.
  • Experience with plastic injection moulding / casting / fabrication design is highly desirable.
  • Understanding of fundamental mechanical design (DFM, DFA, static/dynamic loading, structural mechanics).
  • Expertise in selection of mechanical components, suitable materials & joining technologies to meet system requirements.
  • Experience following product development cycles & delivery of mechanical designs for key design gateways.
  • Ability to apply fundamental engineering principles from concept through to detail design.
  • Understanding of Geometric dimensioning & tolerancing leading to robust DFM & location strategies that aligns with Lean Manufacturing principles.

Mechanical Design Engineer Key Responsibilities (but not limited to)

  • This person will be responsible to deliver the design of components within the Mounting Systems commodity group for a commercial battery application.
  • Ensure a robust design and compatibility with other sub-systems and components (concept, design, quality, selection of right material and components and design for manufacturing).
  • Responsible for the specification, design & drawings of mechanical elements of their components.
  • The role will require an understanding of physical, informational, electrical & material interactions between components.
  • Deliver component requirements & meet quantitative targets (weight, cost, size) while ensuring a robust design that is right first time.
  • Ensure DFMEA, Engineering Specifications, Standards, Design Rules & Guidelines, Requirements, Statement of Work process/documents are effectively implemented in the design condition at the appropriate design maturity gateways.
  • Meet commodity timing plans to ensure the design team is able to deliver to critical program milestones.
  • Identify key mechanical failure modes & validation workstreams in order to capture these.
  • Lead issue resolution for mechanical component failures throughout validation.
  • Support Lead Engineers & Commodity owners with suppliers reviews through design phases, procurement of prototypes and production tooling development system multi-physics FEA models beneficial (static & dynamic).

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

 

WORKS SUPERVISOR

This business has a long and proven history, going back over 100 years. They have progressed to become a market leader in high precision engineering, working with some of the world's leading companies.

They are part of a group of companies with a core interest in the manufacture of components for a variety of industries. Their advanced technology and commitment to quality and service has set them apart from others in their field.

Works Supervisor Role Overview

Reporting to the Production Manager, the Workshop Supervisor will oversee approximately 50 staff, on a double day shift, consisting of Team Leader, Operators, Laborers and Apprentices.

Salary: £40,000 per annum
Shifts: Double Days

Commutable From: Derby, Nottingham, Leicester, Loughborough, Burton upon Trent, 

Candidate Requirements

  • The Works Supervisor will have proven experience of supervising or managing in an engineering / manufacturing environment.
  • Machining exposure, particularly grinding would be highly advantageous.
  • Willing and able to work double days shifts.
  • A good communicator, who is able to mentor and get the best out people. 

Works Supervisor Key Responsibilities (but not limited to)

  • Maximise ‘lights out’ machining to increase Productivity and record this in TEAMS.
  • Ensure prior to the end of shift, all applicable machines are set up to run lights out, ensuring the Production Priority database is updated with the latest plans and actions which can be shared by all colleagues.
  • Explore ways of increasing Productivity with further possible unmanned or multi manning and conduct trials to reduce stock allowance for grinding which will reduce machining times. Conduct machining trials using tooling representatives and experts in the field. 
  • Monitor and review operator production efficiencies against targets and carry out any actions where targets are not met with the assistance of the Production team. Monitor and review machine utilisation against targets and carry out any actions where targets are not met with the assistance of the Production team.
  • Use ANDON boards to assist in the monitoring of Productivity and educate operators in the importance of booking accuracy.
  • Expect multi manning wherever possible. Always question areas that are not and consider options of how to improve this.
  • The Works Supervisor will implement LEAN techniques including 6S throughout the works. Aim for continuous improvement in order to save time and money.
  • Ensure all completed work is moved onto the next operation by operators and not left in racks for others to move.
  • Regularly review and update the skills' matrix plan to Identify areas of weakness within work cells and operators to ensure we have a fully skilled and flexible workforce.
  • Attend daily factory tour and include team leaders for their input.
  • Update machine capabilities to assist in planning the production requirements.
  • Communicate plans and instructions to colleagues during shift change handover and supply daily email for reference and for others to continue with the required actions.
  • Use initiative to make decisions, challenge set plans and try out new ideas.

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

 

DESIGN ENGINEER

This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced Design Engineer, to work with an established leader in their market, who are part of an international manufacturer, operating from a new, state-of-the-art facility.

They have a great work environment and a real family feel on-site, which you would be welcomed into.

The businesses' growth continues, increasing revenue by 6 million this past year, with further revenue increase expected going forward, including a recent acquisition of another company, further extending its product offering and expanding the geographical sales of the business.

With UK based assembly, the focus is on providing high quality products, customised to each customers' unique requirements in short lead times, whilst maintaining a cost base competitive with imported products.

Hours and Benefits

  • £38,000 - £40,000
  • 8:30am – 4:30pm, Monday to Friday
  • Performance bonus, 15% of salary
  • 33 days holiday
  • Family type work environment 
  • Tremendous company growth

Commutable From: Northampton, Wellingborough, Rugby, Kettering, Bedford, Milton Keynes

Design Engineer Role Function

The Design Engineer will create new products and take responsibility from inception to final design within an agreed timeline. You will meet customer and sales expectations through customizing existing products and components to their new product requirements within short deadlines.

Candidate Specification

  • A proven Design Engineer, who is self-motivated and self-managing, with the ability to work autonomously.
  • Essentially, you will have proven experience of designing from concept to final product.
  • Simulation and Testing experience would be highly advantageous.
  • At least five years’ experience in a product development role with plastic and rubber mouldings – ideally.
  • Experience in metal work fabrication, and in sealing technologies to prevent the ingress of water and dust.
  • HNC/HND qualified.
  • Experience in 3D CAD, PTC Creo experience would be an advantage, but is not essential, other 3D proficiencies will be accepted.
  • Works well to deadlines.

Key Responsibilities

  • The Design Engineer will manage projects to improve performance and reliability of present and future products, covering the concept, specification, tender and development of new products or components
  • Design the aesthetics, materials and functionality of new products
  • Use Creo CAD system to design and visualise projects create 2D drawings to enable procurement of tooling and components
  • Create photo realistic images from 3D models and assembly’s for customer visualisation
  • Undertake model making, prototyping and product testing
  • Communicate effectively with customers, colleagues and vendors involved in a project, liaise with customers to identify their requirements
  • Plan effectively to ensure projects are delivered on time, to standard and to budget

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

 

DESIGN ENGINEER

Our world-leading client is looking for a Design Engineer, inside IR35. The initial assignment duration is 6 months with the possibility of extension.

This is largely a remote working role. You will be required onsite at Milton Keynes, once every two weeks. 

Duration: 6 months, possibly longer
Pay: £29.00 - £31.00 per hour (this role is inside IR35)

Design Engineer Candidate Requirements

  • Degree in relevant engineering discipline with a minimum 5 years relevant experience.
  • CAD design experience (CATIA, Creo, or NX).
  • Working experience with Battery Systems / Electrification.
  • Understanding of fundamental design principles & toolsets (DFM, DFA, DFMEA, design in context).
  • The Design Engineer will have familiarity with product design life cycle management (PLM) - particularly in concept development.
  • Self-motivation, time management and proactive prioritisation essential.
  • Strong people skills and the ability to work with a wide range of individuals.

Useful, but not Essential Experience

  • Knowledge of Problem Resolution Techniques (e.g. - 8D, Six Sigma).
  • Windchill/Creo PTC experience (training can be provided on specific setup).

Design Engineer Key Responsibilities (but not limited to)

  • Develops fit-for-purpose concepts for battery products and provides technical advice for RFI/RFQ activities for the technical function.
  • Supports product planning support and provides technical input for future roadmaps and technology development plans.
  • Supports cross-program strategic continuity of design.
  • Understands and employs the fundamentals of mechanical, thermal and electrical battery design.
  • The Design Engineer will run fit-for-purpose battery attribute analysis and apply knowledge & application of analytical tools.
  • Apply processes, such as Engineering Standard Work (ESW), iDFMEA, Failure Incident Review Group (FIRG) and tools such as 7-step problem-solving to enable high quality decision-making in concept development.

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

 

PRODUCT DESIGN ENGINEER

Our world-leading client is looking for a Product Design Engineer, inside IR35. The initial assignment duration is 6 months with the possibility of extension.

This is a hybrid role; you will be expected to work onsite 1 or 2 days per week.

For this role we're looking for an engineer with a design biased background who has some project management experience. You will need to be comfortable drawing up quality reviews and liaising with suppliers.

  • Duration: 6 months, possibly longer
  • Pay: £25.48 - £28.66 per hour (this role is inside IR35)

Product Design Engineer Candidate Requirements

  • CREO experience is required
  • PTC Windchill experience would be a big advantage
  • Ideally Degree qualified, but this isn’t essential
  • Prior entry level engineering equivalent work experience in a relevant discipline area is required
  • Knowledge of MS Office 

Product Design Engineer Job Summary

  • This product focused position applies knowledge of engineering principles and design practices to create optimized design concepts and mechanical design specifications considering application, cost, weight, performance, reliability, durability, manufacturing, assembly, and serviceability. 
  • This role effectively communicates the capability of a design concept to meet cross-functional requirements including assessment of alternative and competitive design concepts and works effectively across cross-functional disciplines to develop corporate and customer requirements including those required to resolve product issues.

Key Responsibilities (but not limited to)

  • Investigates Value Package Introduction (VPI) program team or field-based issues, understands causal mechanisms, recommends appropriate action, owns problem resolution from a design perspective, while documenting results with guidance from more experienced team members.
  • Applies and supports the execution of processes such as Critical Design Decisions, System Design and Validation Consideration Checklist, Design Review, and tools such as iDFMEA, DVA, GD&T, CREO, ANSYS Workbench required to enable high quality component and subsystem-level design decision-making and design refinement.
  • Supports design decision-making in the areas of concept selection, concept optimization, and design
  • Specifications.
  • Owns problem resolution for moderately complex components, products, systems, subsystems or services with a greater degree of technical complexity and ambiguity over the entry level engineer level and with greater accountability to the project team.
  • Provides independent execution of established work processes and systems, while still developing technology or product knowledge; engages with the improvement of systems and processes.
  • Involves minimal direct management of people but could involve the coordination and direction of work amongst technicians and/or temporary student employees.
  • The Product Design Engineer contributes effectively toward team goals, exhibits influence within a work group and continues to develop proficiency in the competency areas critical to success in the role.

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

 

CREO DESIGN ENGINEER

Our world-leading client is looking for an experienced Creo Design Engineer. This position is inside IR35.

This is a hybrid role. Their expectation is that to start with, you will be required to onsite 1 or 2 days per week.

Contract duration is initially until the end of the year, but this may be extended.

Contract Duration: 7 months
Pay: £31.32 per hour (inside IR35)

Design Engineer Candidate Requirements

  • Ideally Degree educated, although not essential
  • CREO experience is essential
  • Ability to work on your own
  • A good team player
  • 3D and 2D experience
  • Experience of casting, machining, manufacturing processes and their limitations would be required
  • Some automotive experience would be nice but is not essential
  • Windchill experience would be a big advantage
  • GD&T ASME Y14.5.2009
  • Integrated Design Failure Mode and Effects Analysis (iDFMEA)

Key Responsibilities

  • Use PTC Creo Parametric 7 to develop 3D Models and 2D Drawings of components and assemblies. 
  • Takes engineering aerodynamic profiles develops components to comply with customer space constraints (engine chassis pipework etc).
  • Works with an understanding of the application, product life, cost, manufacturing processes, assembly and service.
  • Likely to be experienced in casting design and with an understanding of varied machining processes.
  • Understands the basics of aerodynamic design and finite element stress analysis and able to work collaboratively with client functions to result in a robust design solution which complies with company standards.
  • Applies technical expertise on complex components or projects with minimal supervision.
  • Translates customer technical profile and interface constraints into a practical component or assembly level model and drawing.
  • Integrates aerodynamic designs into component design.
  • Applies technical knowledge to package designs into various installations.
  • Participates as a key contributor and is accountable for project success. Demonstrates depth of knowledge of engineering discipline(s) and leverages expertise on other projects.
  • Works collaboratively and proactively with other functions (such as FE Analysis teams) to ensure a robust design outcome

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

 

PROJECT MANAGER

The Company

The business is an SME, with 150 employees and 60 years of manufacturing heritage. They have a global supply chain and export over 30% of their product to a world-wide network of customers. The operation consists of a fabrication facility, assembly area, large yard, logistics area and finished goods stores with the majority of product designed and manufactured by the company at their UK site. 

This is a company and role that offers realistic opportunities for career progression and development, being at the forefront of their industry and market leaders within it.

Project Manager Salary and Benefits

  • £40,000, negotiable dependant on level of experience
  • Company Car
  • Monday to Thursday 7:30am – 4:15pm, 12pm on Friday’s
  • 25 days holiday, plus bank holidays
  • Early finish Friday’s

Commutable From: Sheffield, Rotherham, Nottingham, Derby, Mansfield, Chesterfield, Worksop, Newark on Trent

The Role

  • This position would suit a proven Project Manager, who ideally has some Construction exposure.
  • Reporting to the Contracts Manager, you will undertake any reasonable requests required within the role.
  • Managing and coordinating projects and timetables within client’s contracts. Department to ensure all objectives are met safely within timescale, current legislation and budget.

Project Manager Person Specification

  • An understanding of H&S requirements for construction would be highly advantageous.
  • Proven Project Manager exposure.
  • Flexible working one day per week on client site, CSCS.

Project Manager Key Responsibilities

  • Liaising with the sales team to conduct the sales-contracts handover defining scope and objectives of each project.
  • Liaising with the client to arrange and undertake a pre-start meeting to ensure that scope and objectives are agreed.
  • Preparation and issuing a contract programme for agreement with all interested parties.
  • Ensure the Risk Assessments and Method Statements are compiled and issued to the client prior to commencing site activities.
  • Ensure site packs are compiled with all relevant LOLER, PUWER inspections present, and are compiled with all relevant drawings and specifications for the project.
  • Allocating the correct qualified labour resource to each managed project
  • Ensuring all materials are called off at the correct time and delivery instructions are correct.
  • Site visits as and when necessary to ensure objectives are being met by others.
  • Undertaking site inspections and safety walk rounds, compiling and issuing reports to interested parties
  • Monitor, report and update on projects throughout their progress.
  • Manage the handing over of projects to the client snag free and complete.
  • Undertake billing of the project either at milestones or when complete.
  • KPI’s will include - profitability of jobs comes to the tolerance of +/- 10% and contacting the customer - within 1 week of receiving the job from Contracts Manager.

Probe Technical Recruitment, providing Projects Engineering Recruitment Support since 1994

 

HSEQ MANAGER

Due to an upcoming retirement, a long-standing partner is recruiting a replacement HSEQ Manager.

This role is available on a full time or part-time basis (2 – 3 days per week).

The Company has over 30 years of experience, they are accredited and tested to some of the highest and most stringent standards, offering an all-in-one solution, including design, consultation, manufacture, installation and maintenance of projects.

Their goal is to be the number one supplier in their industry.

HSEQ Manager Salary: £25,000 - £35,000, dependant on experience (full-time or part-time hours available)
Hours: 8am – 4:30pm

Commutable From: Derby, Nottingham, Leicester, Burton upon Trent, Tamworth

HSEQ Manager Candidate Requirements

  • NEBOSH General Certificate.
  • IOSH Minimum membership – TechIOSH
  • Working towards C&G Level 5 qualification in Occupation Health and Safety Practice
  • IEMA Approved Associate Certificate
  • IEMA Membership minimum IEMA Associate
  • Quality qualification minimum Lead Auditor

HSEQ Manager Key Responsibilities

  • The HSEQ Manager will lead, develop & manage the behavioural SHEQ programme to include all current systems.
  • Monitor & maintain systems certification to CE Marking EN1090-1, ISO9001, ISO14001, OHSAS 18001 & RISQS Rail audits.
  • Determine & schedule audits to maintain systems accreditation and undertake internal audits.
  • Deliver toolbox talks & assist in the identification of training needs for employees amongst other responsibilities.
  • Provide expert support & advice for the site's behavioural HSEQ programme & to lead site-wide initiatives aimed at improving fair culture on site(s).
  • Act as the human factors specialist for the site, providing expert advice to the team on human performance into various HSEQ systems.
  • Give specialist human factors support to the branch & provide expert input into incident investigations, human failure analysis & change management.

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

 

QUALITY ENGINEER

To utilise quality and engineering skills in the provision of professional inspection, testing and improvement service in maintaining ‘best in class’ status.

The Quality Engineer will also apply enthusiastic initiative in problem-solving and the development of an ‘in-house’ customer service and supplier initiatives.

Quality Engineer Package and Benefits

  • £34,000 - £36,000. Negotiable dependent on experience
  • £4,200 bonus
  • 30 days holiday (including statutory), rising to 34 days with service
  • 5% employer pension contribution
  • Life Assurance
  • Private medical insurance (after a qualifying period)
  • Early finish Friday’s

Commutable From: Milton Keynes, Leicester, Peterborough, Rugby, Kettering, Corby, Wellingborough, Banbury, Market Harborough, St Neots

Person Specification

  • Minimum 5 years’ experience gained within Quality Engineering environmental Management (ideal industry being automotive / aerospace) – desirable, not essential.
  • Degree or HND in Engineering Management systems or mechanical engineering.
  • Significant knowledge and experience in controlling management systems in quality within an engineering or production/manufacturing environment.
  • Managing multidisciplined quality teams.
  • Working knowledge of ISO9001.
  • Pressure Equipment Directive (PED) & ATeX experience would be useful, but training will be given. 
  • Produce 8D’s, RCCM’s.
  • Chartered status in Quality (CQI) and a Metallurgist would also be advantageous but isn’t essential.

Quality Engineer Key Responsibilities (but not limited to)

Culture and Improvements

  • Instrumental in the development of a culture of determining root cause and providing cost-effective solutions.
  • Become an active Operational process owner / team member. Ensure the continuous development of the Quality Management System (QMS) in consultation with the Operations management team.

Systems and Compliance

  • Involvement in external accreditations such as ISO 9001- & third-party audits.
  • Ensure that a continued proactive and inclusive approach to Quality standards are maintained and practically complied with throughout the entire business by liaison with all levels of the business

Measurement, Analysis, Root Cause and Action Management

  • Lead timely completion and drive action achievement for Root Cause Analysis determined by NCR’s and scrap reports. Lead Quality investigations and subsequent improvements.
  • Provide guidance on Quality tools and techniques to drive Quality improvement. Conduct scheduled Quality audits (as leader/member of audit teams). Monthly reporting to Quality Engineering Manager including relevant Key Performance Indicators. Lead improvement Kaizen and 8D teams.

 Communication and Training

  • Instrumental in the operation of the monthly Quality Improvement meeting. Contribute to communication formats – Quality Flashes, Toolbox Talks, 8D. Identify needs, promote and initiate relevant Quality and related skills training. Support in the continued development of Quality Induction Training.

Testing

  • Utilise relevant materials testing skills in providing a timely service in support of production activities – Dye Pen, Ferrite, Surface Checking, etc. Manage departmental material testing regime – external tests. Record events using recognised systems.

Customer Interface

  • Liaise with customer representatives with respect to physical checks and inspections (in line with customer order and documentation requirements). Input of specific inspection activities to enable the development of ITP’s.

Supplier Interface

  • Proactive liaison with relevant internal departments in problem-solving with suppliers. Immediate supplier liaison on problems associated to deviations to standards, specifications and drawings.

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

 

PROJECT PLANNING ENGINEER

This is a newly created role, with a world leader in the design, manufacture and supply of specialist equipment. The business has over 100 years of experience, and they continue to set the global standard in the industry.

The Project Planning Engineer would suit someone at the early stage of their career, or an experienced individual. 

Project Planning Engineer Salary and Hours

  • £25,000 - £35,000, dependent on experience
  • 33 days holiday, including bank holidays
  • Monday – Thursday 9am to 5pm, 3pm finish on Friday’s

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

Candidate Requirements

  • You will have exposure / experience of the fabrication process / fabrication environments, or machine builds. 
  • Experience in a Project Planning Engineer or similar role.
  • A good communicator, with the ability to communicate well with different teams / departments. 

Project Planning Engineer Key Responsibilities

  • Working with suppliers to ensure timely delivery of components.
  • Closely working with the workshop to ensure production targets are met.
  • Liaising with the procurement team.
  • Identification of bottlenecks in machine builds and resolution.
  • Review stock levels to ensure long lead items are available.
  • Ensure all targets are met - including safety, quality & delivery.
  • The Project Planning Engineer will carry out continuous improvements projects and assist in driving quality.
  • Continuously Monitor Production to resolve issues, identifying root cause and close loop to stop recurrences.

Probe Technical Recruitment, providing Projects Engineering Recruitment Support since 1994