Tania specialises in sourcing engineering professionals from within all areas of manufacturing and engineering sectors and excels at identifying high-value candidates at all stages of their careers.  She covers a broad range of disciplines, from Process Engineers, Quality Engineers right through to Senior Board Level Managers.

She has 22 years’ experience working on high profile automotive, aerospace, FMCG and general engineering projects, with a notable specialism with automotive OEM and Tier 1. She is adept at finding hard-to-find talent from within a highly competitive sector.

Tania’s strengths lie in building trusted strong business relationships, through demonstrating understanding of business and requirements, and by working with an open, and collaborative and professional style.  She continually improves her functional expertise and market knowledge to ensure delivery of new talent into organisations.

Tania specialises in sourcing engineering professionals from within all areas of manufacturing and engineering sectors and excels at identifying high-value candidates at all stages of their careers.  She covers a broad range of disciplines, from Process Engineers, Quality Engineers right through to Senior Board Level Managers.

She has 22 years’ experience working on high profile automotive, aerospace, FMCG and general engineering projects, with a notable specialism with automotive OEM and Tier 1. She is adept at finding hard-to-find talent from within a highly competitive sector.

Tania’s strengths lie in building trusted strong business relationships, through demonstrating understanding of business and requirements, and by working with an open, and collaborative and professional style.  She continually improves her functional expertise and market knowledge to ensure delivery of new talent into organisations.

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CHEMICAL BLENDING TECHNICIAN

BIRMINGHAM

PERMANENT

A busy manufacturing organisation are looking for a Chemical Blending Technician to join their team.

These are exciting times, with lots of new business arriving, a need has arisen for a Chemical Blending Technician.

Benefits for a Chemical Blending Technician:

  • Salary : £30,000 - £35,000
  • Busy Company
  • Pension
  • Super Prospects

Duties for a Chemical Blending Technician:

  • Blending chemicals
  • Problem solving
  • Basic maintenance, but if problem is too complex, to escalate to the Maintenance team
  • Test and Analysis
  • Audits

Requirements for a Chemical Blending Technician:

  • Chemical blending experience
  • Happy to workdays
  • Problem solving and escalate issues that are too complex
  • Analysis and test

There is no other opportunity like this.  Don’t miss out on this incredible chance to be part of a huge successful International business.

Send your CV to Tania ASAP.

 

QUALITY ENGINEER

PERMANENT

VOLUME MANUFACTURING

SUTTON COLDFIELD

Company:

What an opportunity this is!

We are looking for a Quality Engineer, who is passionate about Quality, and looking for that extra special career opportunity? Look no further.  We have just the job for you.

An exceptional opportunity has arisen within a truly International World class manufacturing business for an experienced Quality Engineer.

Your hard work will be rewarded, and you will be given an exceptional opportunity to enjoy a long and fruitful career.

Benefits for a Quality Engineer:

  • Salary : £39,000
  • Car Scheme
  • Generous Pension and Holidays
  • Bonus
  • Outstanding Prospects and Working Environment
  • Free Parking
  • Subsidised Canteen

Duties of a Quality Engineer:

  • Root cause analysis and implementation of corrective actions
  • Provide support for continuous process improvements in line with IATF 16949
  • Record and present on Quality topics
  • Problem solving within quality
  • Internal audits

Requirements of a Quality Engineer:

  • You will be educated to ideally HNC level / or Apprentice trained with an ONC
  • Strong Quality Engineering experience from within the automotive industry
  • Good working knowledge of IATF 16949
  • A proactive approach to problem solving
  • Excellent presentation skills
  • Confident and adaptable
  • Ambitious and keen to continue to develop your own career
  • Outstanding communication skills

There is no other opportunity like this.  Don’t miss out on this incredible chance to be part of a huge successful International business.

Send your CV to Tania ASAP.

 

INVENTORY CONTROLLER

TAMWORTH

PERMANENT

MANUFACTURING

Company:

Are you an experienced Inventory Controller? Are you searching for a busy organisation that can offer you plenty of potential and an excellent working environment?

We are looking for an Inventory Controller, who will act as the link between customer demand and operations. 

This is a busy multiple site International manufacturing organisation, and this particular site, as always been their most profitable.

Benefits for an Inventory Controller:

  • Salary : £32,000
  • Pension
  • Life Assurance
  • Bonus
  • Gym Membership
  • Excellent Working Environment

Duties of an Inventory Controller:

  • Coordinate the expedition of all work in progress
  • Daily update of the MRP and review of supply and demand to determine new order and push / pull actions
  • Ensure customer demand is met
  • Ensure raw material is supplied to line with the production plan
  • Manage inventory balance sheet reconciliations
  • You will be that vital link between Sales, Supply Chain, Production, Engineering, Quality, Finance and Logistics
  • Obtain and collate Sales and Operations Planning Data
  • Regular reviews of Inventory categories
  • Monitor SERP system transactions for sales Order and PO’s to ensure accurate Material planning
  • Anticipate delivery shortages

Requirements for an Inventory Controller:

  • Experience of working within a manufacturing environment
  • SAP knowledge is essential
  • Excellent knowledge of ERP/MRP systems
  • Strong Inventory control knowledge
  • To have the ability to communicate complex financial information into easy to understand manner
  • Excellent analytical skills
  • You will an assertive personality, but also adaptable and flexible

This is a great opportunity to join a well- established, highly profitable business, where your experience will be highly valued, and your long term prospects would be extremely healthy.

Send your CV to Tania ASAP.

 

DISTRIBUTION MANAGER

SUTTON COLDFIELD

PERMANENT

Company:

GOOD NEWS!!!  A busy, large International organisation are looking to appoint an experienced Distribution Manager into their Sutton Coldfield facility.

They are a unique business, their product range being huge and diverse.

You will be given the opportunity to plan storage and distribution for the whole facility and enjoy the benefits of being part of a World Class team with plenty of long-term prospects.

Benefits for a Distribution Manager:

  • Salary : £50,000
  • Excellent Bonus
  • Holidays
  • Pension
  • Brand Discount
  • Established Busy Large Organisation
  • Huge Long - Term Potential

Duties of a Distribution Manager:

  • Plan storage and distribution of customer orders
  • Evaluate customer needs and most cost -effective transport
  • Day to day stock accuracy
  • Ensure storage space is available for products
  • Planning manpower
  • Monitor costs
  • Monitor and troubleshoot WMS in conjunction with IT to ensure continuous process
  • Organise and monitor transport requirements
  • Coordinate International shipments
  • Monitor transport performance
  • Assess and refine FLT requirements

Requirements of a Distribution Manager:

  • Experience from within a high -volume distribution / manufacturing / FMCG environment
  • Strong knowledge of the Transport industry
  • Good knowledge of WMS systems
  • A strong natural leader, with excellent people management skills
  • Motivated and focused

With a busy year already planned, this is a fabulous role that offers an exciting opportunity for an experienced Distribution Manager who is looking to continue to develop and grow, within an International organisation.

Send your CV ASAP.

 

PRODUCTION ENGINEER

PERMANENT

SUTTON COLDFIELD

MANUFACTURING

Company:

An exceptional opportunity is now available.  If you are an ambitious Production Engineer, with passion and commitment, this could be your future career.

A large manufacturing business are now looking for a Production Engineer to strengthen their team. 

Join them, and you will enjoy an exceptional range of benefits, plus the ability to progress and shape your career within one of the world’s leading global manufacturing company.

Benefits for a Production Engineer:

  • Salary : £34,000 - £38,000
  • Benefits - Second To None
  • Superb Pension Contributions
  • Excellent Holidays
  • Car Scheme
  • Bonus
  • Unrivalled Career Prospects
  • Subsidised Canteen
  • Free Car Parking

Duties of a Production Engineer:

  • Provide support to the production disciplines
  • Ensure optimising of processes and technologies
  • Managing production driven improvements
  • Support introduction of lean manufacturing techniques
  • Take the Lead on providing solutions
  • Ensure performance of machines and processes is maximised
  • Maintain and improve the process Control Plan
  • Scrap reduction
  • Drive and champion tooling and process improvements

Requirements of a Production Engineer:

  • Ideally educated to HNC / Degree standard, though equivalent experience is readily considered
  • Strong knowledge of machining techniques and processes
  • Strong problem resolution abilities
  • To have a good understanding of Quality tools and techniques
  • Ambitious, creative and passionate about engineering

You won’t find another opportunity as outstanding as this one.

Your long- term prospects are assured, and you will be given the opportunity to continue to hone and develop your experience, within an established International business, and where you will enjoy enviable benefits and career progressions

Send your CV ASAP.

 

TOOLMAKER

PERMANENT

MANUFACTURING

SUTTON COLDFIELD

Company:

A PRESTIGIOUS manufacturing organisation in the Birmingham area are looking for an experienced TOOLMAKER.

As a Toolmaker, you will be joining a fast-paced, well respected Manufacturing organisation.  Under the guidance of the Toolroom Manager, you will be conducting tooling repairs in order to meet production needs.

If you are a Toolmaker, hoping to join an established, busy organisation, with plenty of new orders, this could be the answer to your prayers.

Benefits for a Toolmaker:

  • Salary : £25,000 - £33,000 (Dependent on Experience)
  • Paid Overtime
  • Early Finish Friday
  • Pension
  • Well Established, Busy Organisation

Duties of a Toolmaker:

  • Conduct preventative maintenance on exiting tooling
  • Attend breakdowns
  • Complete Tool reports for refurbishment and improvement plans
  • Repairs to jigs and fixtures
  • Tooling modifications and refurbishments
  • Happy to work Permanent NIGHTS - Monday to Thursday - early finish Friday

Requirements of a Toolmaker:

  • Ideally, you will be Apprentice trained, but this is not essential
  • Happy to work Nights and Overtime when necessary
  • Relevant Toolmaking experience, preferably pressings
  • Refurbishment and breakdown exposure
  • A friendly disposition, you will be joining a friendly team

This is a wonderful opportunity to join continue your successful career. Send your CV ASAP.

 

WAREHOUSE MANAGER

TAMWORTH

HIGH VOLUME MANUFACTURING

PERMANENT

Company:

This has to be the most exciting opportunity!!! 

The products are unique, the benefits available are genuinely, second to none!

If you are a Warehouse Manager, who is looking to join a progressive, busy, inclusive and stable organisation, then look no further.

The Warehouse department will be yours to lead and organise, to ensure that excellent service is delivered to all customers

Benefits for a Warehouse Manager:

  • Salary : £35,000 - £40,000
  • Generous Pension
  • Excellent Bonus
  • Superb Prospects
  • Other Unique Outstanding Benefits!

Duties of a Warehouse Manager:

  • Lead and manage your team
  • Support, organise and engage your team
  • Recruit and develop the team
  • Conduct performance and development appraisals
  • Identification of training needs
  • Discipline and grievance
  • Timekeeping and absence management
  • Organise and plan of resources in the Warehouse
  • Identification of areas for improvement
  • Manage the returns process
  • Adjustment of systems to ensure accuracy of data
  • Attend weekly, production, stock and quality meetings
  • Drive forward continuous improvements

Requirements of a Warehouse Manager:

  • Proven Warehouse Management experience
  • You will have gained your experience from within a fast paced, dynamic environment
  • It would be highly beneficial for you to have worked with WMS JDA Despatcher / Red Prairie
  • Good knowledge of 5S Standards
  • A strong Man Manager, a natural Leader
  • Customer orientated

This is a truly exceptional opportunity, and if you are looking for that next step in your career, look no further.

This business offers unique products, that no-one else does, giving them a very strong position in the marketplace.

They truly believe in developing their staff, hence why the benefits available, are truly, second to none, and the staff retention here, is incredibly high.

Interested?

Send your CV ASAP.

 

TOOLMAKER

PERMANENT

MANUFACTURING

SUTTON COLDFIELD

Company:

A PRESTIGIOUS manufacturing organisation in the Birmingham area are looking for an experienced TOOLMAKER.

As a Toolmaker, you will be joining a fast-paced, well respected Manufacturing organisation.  Under the guidance of the Toolroom Manager, you will be conducting tooling repairs in order to meet production needs.

If you are a Toolmaker, hoping to join an established, busy organisation, with plenty of new orders, this could be the answer to your prayers.

Benefits for a Toolmaker:

  • Salary : £25,000 - £31,000 (Dependant on Experience)
  • Paid Overtime
  • Early Finish Friday
  • Pension
  • Well Established, Busy Organisation

Duties of a Toolmaker:

  • Conduct preventative maintenance on exiting tooling
  • Attend breakdowns
  • Complete Tool reports for refurbishment and improvement plans
  • Repairs to jigs and fixtures
  • Tooling modifications and refurbishments
  • Happy to work Double Day shifts - Monday to Friday

Requirements of a Toolmaker:

  • Ideally, you will be Apprentice trained, but this is not essential
  • Happy to be flexible to work Double day shifts and Overtime when necessary
  • Relevant Toolmaking experience, preferably pressings
  • Refurbishment and breakdown exposure
  • A friendly disposition, you will be joining a friendly team

This is a wonderful opportunity to join continue your successful career. Send your CV ASAP.

 

TOOLMAKER

PERMANENT

MANUFACTURING

Company:

A PRESTIGIOUS manufacturing organisation in the Birmingham area are looking for an experienced TOOLMAKER.

As a Toolmaker, you will be joining a fast-paced, well respected Manufacturing organisation.  Under the guidance of the Toolroom Manager, you will be conducting tooling repairs in order to meet production needs.

If you are a Toolmaker, hoping to join an established, busy organisation, with plenty of new orders, this could be the answer to your prayers.

Benefits for a Toolmaker:

  • Salary : £14.75 Per Hour
  • Shift Allowance
  • Pension
  • Paid Overtime
  • Well Established Friendly Organisation

Duties of a Toolmaker:

  • Conduct preventative maintenance on exiting tooling
  • Attend breakdowns
  • Complete Tool reports for refurbishment and improvement plans
  • Repairs to jigs and fixtures
  • Tooling modifications and refurbishments
  • Happy to work Double Day shifts - Monday to Friday

Requirements for a Toolmaker:

  • Ideally, you will be Apprentice trained, but this is not essential
  • Happy to be flexible to work Double day shifts and Overtime when necessary
  • Relevant Toolmaking experience, preferably pressings
  • Refurbishment and breakdown exposure
  • A friendly disposition, you will be joining a friendly team

This is a wonderful opportunity to join continue your successful career. Send your CV ASAP.

 

LOGISTICS BUSINESS UNIT MANAGER

DROITWICH

PERMANENT

Company:

A PRESTIGIOUS manufacturing organisation have a requirement for a LOGISTICS BUSINESS UNIT MANAGER.

IT'S AN EXCEPTIONAL OPPORTUNITY, and you will be given the ultimate responsibility for organising and ordering the distribution of goods.

This is a large, International business, with new orders on the horizon, offering stability and long-term prospects.

Benefits for a Logistics Business Unit Manager:

  • Salary : £50,000 - £55,000
  • Pension
  • Income Protection
  • Large Friendly International Business
  • Christmas Present

Duties of a Logistics Business Unit Manager:

  • Transportation, scheduling, stock integrity and part evolution
  • Ensure continuous flow of vehicle components from supplier to warehouse and ultimately to customer
  • Selection of service providers for transport and export
  • Maximise container utilisation
  • Set up and maintain schedules for new materials
  • Responsibility and control of the warehouse
  • Management of special transport
  • Stock accuracy
  • Responsibility for managing customs clearance
  • Ensure materials arrive on time
  • Review corrective actions for material variances

Requirements of a Logistics Business Unit Manager:

  • HND or equivalent professional qualification in logistics or purchasing
  • Experience of Materials management
  • Exposure to managing warehousing and distribution
  • You will have gained your experience from within a high volume, fast paced production environment
  • Knowledge of SAP would be ideal
  • Transportation management
  • Supply Chain
  • Risk management
  • Strategy deployment and application
  • Superb leadership and man-management skills

With lots of new business on the horizon, this ensures this role offers an exciting opportunity for an experienced Logistics Manager, to continue to develop and grow, within an International organisation.

Send your CV ASAP.

 

SHIFT PLANT MANAGER

PERMANENT

BIRMINGHAM

MANUFACTURING

Company:

A manufacturing facility in the Birmingham area, are now looking to hire a Shift Plant Manager.

This is a well-established company, who have grown steadily over the years.  They manufacture unique products supplied into a wide variety of different suppliers.

Benefits for a Shift Plant Manager:

  • Salary : £30,000
  • Large Friendly Organisation
  • Stability
  • Pension
  • Generous Hours

Duties of a Shift Plant Manager:

  • You will be given a specific area of production to be responsible for
  • On shift, you will be responsible for ensuring that targets for production and quality are met
  • Provision of technical advice
  • You will take an active involvement in maintaining plant operating efficiency
  • Ensure safety and environmental standards are met
  • Staff allocation
  • Identification of training needs
  • Training and discipline
  • Happy to work 10- hour day shifts, on a rotating 4 on / 4 off pattern

Requirements of a Shift Plant Manager:

  • Ideally, you will be educated to Degree standard, but equivalent relevant experience is readily considered
  • It would be highly beneficial for you to have gained your experience from within a process manufacturing environment
  • A good solid understanding of quality and environmental management systems
  • Knowledge of COSHH
  • Happy to work a rotating day shift pattern
  • To have previously managed a small team
  • Happy to work a 4 on / 4 off day shift pattern - days only
  • A practical problem-solving approach

You will be joining an established manufacturing organisation, and you will be supported by a strong management team.

This is a wonderful opportunity to join continue your successful career. Send your CV ASAP.

 

IT APPLICATION SPECIALIST

TAMWORTH

MANUFACTURING

Company:

An international busy Manufacturing business in the Tamworth area are looking for an IT Specialist to support their IT team.

This is a great opportunity for you to develop your IT skills with a global, International Manufacturing business.

They are long established and enjoy a reputation of supremely high -quality products and facilities.

Benefits for an IT Application Specialist:

  • Salary : £25,000 - £26,000
  • Contract - 6 Month Rolling
  • Busy
  • Friendly Manufacturing Business
  • Opportunity for Development of Skills

Duties of an IT Application Specialist:

  • Provide daily production support for the user community
  • Work with end users to identify and resolve process issues
  • Provide assistance with coordination of system upgrades and patching
  • Provide end user training
  • Monitor and configuring of backups for essential systems
  • Working closely with the service desk to analyse, prioritise and resolve work ticket requests
  • Maintain software applications
  • Deliver services
  • Using SAP, to manage change management
  • Supporting sites with reporting and information management from the systems (Power Bi, Crystal
  • Reporting, SQL, Oracle, Data Warehousing)

Requirements for an IT Application Specialist:

  • It is essential that you have good working knowledge of SAP
  • To have IT support skills
  • To have previously been involved with system upgrades and patching
  • Strong problem-solving skills
  • You will have been involved with configuring system backups
  • Any exposure to Power Bi, or Crystal Reporting, SQL, Oracle, Data Warehousing would be beneficial

This is a role that is immediately available. It would be a great opportunity to continue to develop your skill set, within an International, unique and busy global business.

Send your CV to Tania Harris.