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 Harris

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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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GROUP LEADER

PERMANENT

£40,000

HIGH VOLUME MANUFACTURING

BIRMIMGHAM

Company:

A PRESTIGIOUS manufacturing Company, are now in the exciting position to take on a Group Leader.

This is a multi-site organisation; their product range his huge and diverse.

If you are an ambitious Group Leader, looking for an opportunity where you will be given full support, and there is plenty of scope to enjoy fabulous career, look no further!

Requirements:

  • You will be an enthusiastic, energised, highly motivated Group Leader
  • Your experience will have been gained from within a high- volume production environment
  • Experienced with Kaizen to 5S
  • Knowledge of ISO9001 and TS16949
  • Successful man-management experience
  • To have led and motivated your team
  • Happy to work a 3 shift pattern – Monday to Friday
  • To have lead Kaizen activities
  • Developed training programs
  • Ensuring production targets are met per shift

Duties:

  • Ensure achievement of sequential delivery in full and on time
  • Manage the daily operation of the production team
  • Conduct risk assessments
  • Monitor parts available and delivery sequence
  • Customer and Supplier liaison
  • Develop training plans
  • Problem solving
  • Conduct grievance investigation
  • Absence management

You will be joining a thriving organisation, with plenty of potential for progression.  You will enjoy the knowledge that you be supported by a strong management  team.

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

 

QUALITY, SAFETY, ENVIRONMENT AND ENERGY MANAGER

Company:

A PRESTIGIOUS manufacturing organisation are looking for an experienced QHSE an Energy Manager.

This is diverse manufacturing organisation, well established, and despite current conditions, have planned well, and continue to go from strength to strength.

Utilising the very latest manufacturing techniques, this is an exciting and interesting place to further your career.

Giving you, the QHSE Manager, the responsibility to maximise the plant Quality and HSE resources.

Requirements:

  • Ideally, educated to Degree level, or equivalent experience, with supporting qualifications
  • It would be highly beneficial if you have gained your QHSE management experience from within a manufacturing environment
  • Customer and Supplier liaison
  • internal audits experience
  • Risk assessment
  • Strong understanding of IATF 16949, ISO 9001, OHSAS 18001, or ISO 45 001, ISO 50001
  • Good knowledge of Quality tools, SPC, FMEA, APQP and PPAP submissions
  • Excellent problem- solving abilities

Duties of a QHSE Manager:

  • Maximise and manage plant Quality and HSE resources
  • Manage the QHSE budget
  • Conduct risk assessment
  • Supervising, coordinating and planning of internal audits
  • Customer and Supplier liaison
  • Manage the accreditation of internal audits and perform audits
  • Coordinate the documentary system
  • Maintenance and improvement of the QHSE system

Benefits for a QHSE Manager:

  • Salary : £40,000 - £50,000
  • Bonus
  • Car Scheme
  • Pension
  • Life Assurance
  • Environment : Manufacturing
  • Location : Sutton Coldfield
  • Permanent

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.

 

WAREHOUSE COORDINATOR

Company:

A highly sought after organisation in the Warwick area are now looking to hire a WAREHOUSE COORDINATOR.

This is a fast- paced manufacturing environment, well established, and despite all the “doom and gloom”, continue to be consistent and continue to move forward.  As their Warehouse Coordinator, you will be working days, and reporting directly to the Logistics Manager.

Duties:

  • Working days
  • Ensure FLT drivers are carrying out their daily duties
  • Monitoring parts that are at risk
  • Management of the Warehouse Management System
  • Inbound stock, overseeing warehouse management system, racking technologies and health and safety
  • Ensure production has uninterrupted supply of component parts
  • Goods outbound
  • Process adherence
  • Responsibility for headcount of 24 staff (included drivers, supervisors
  • Identification for areas of improvement

Requirements:

  • Previous warehouse management / supervisory experience is essential
  • Ideally, you will have gained your experience from within a fast- paced environment
  • People management experience
  • SAP knowledge preferred
  • Logistics and inventory experience would be essential
  • To have the ability to keep cool under pressure
  • This role would suit an experienced Warehouse Coordinator, who is ambitious, highly driven and motivated.

Benefits:

Salary : £27,000 - £32,000

Days

Outstanding Prospects

Bonus Scheme

Pension

Location : Warwickshire

Environment : Manufacturing

Permanent

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.

 

INVENTORY CONTROLLER

Company:

A PRESTIGIOUS manufacturing organisation in the Tamworth area are looking for a Sales, Operations Planner / Inventory Planner.

This is a key role, and you will be acting as a link between customer demand and operations.  You will hold responsibility for planning of manufacturing demand, and ensuring the provision of raw materials are available.

This is a global manufacturing organisation, with multiple sites worldwide, as well as within the UK.  They pride themselves on the longevity of their team, and ensuring that you feel valued, and recognised, and rewarded accordingly.

Duties:

  • Provide the link between customer demand and operations
  • Planning of manufacturing demand
  • Provision of raw materials
  • Expedite all work in progress, both internally and externally with suppliers
  • Monitor and control inventory
  • Working closely with Sales, Supply, Production, Engineering, Quality, Logistics and suppliers
  • Ensure delivery achieves 1010% OTD
  • Daily update of the MRP and review of supply and demand in order to determine push / pull actions to ensure customer demand is matched
  • Obtain and collate Sales and Operations Planning data to support financial forecasting
  • Ensure SAP is being utilised to its full potential
  • Ensure accurate Material planning
  • Anticipate delivery shortages
  • Conduct monthly and annual inventories

Requirements:

  • Are you ready for your next challenge?
  • Do you have experience of working in a manufacturing environment?
  • Use of integrated ERP systems, ideally SAP would be highly desirable
  • Ideally Degree educated, though equivalent experience readily considered
  • Relevant experience gained from within a Sales and Operations and / or Supply Chain
  • Strong analysis skills, would suit someone who can evaluate and provide strong analysis of data abilities
  • You will be assertive, and have the ability to challenge

Benefits:

  • Salary : £40,000
  • Pension
  • Bonus
  • Healthcare
  • Many More Superb Benefits and Tremendous Prospects
  • Location : Tamworth
  • Environment : Manufacturing / Engineering
  • Permanent

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.

 

 

SHIFT PLANT MANAGER

Company:

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

Having been established for over 150 years, they are market leader, in their particular field.  As the Shift Manager, you will ensure that production targets are met.

It’s a unique working environment, a great shift pattern, giving you lots of time off!

Duties:

  • You will be given an area of production to be responsible for
  • Ensure production and quality targets are met
  • You will take an active involvement in maintaining plant operating efficiencies and safety standards
  • Staff utilisation and allocation
  • Identification of training needs
  • Delivering relevant training
  • Discipline
  • An understanding of engineering requirements
  • Happy to work a 4 on / 4 off shift pattern - days

Requirements:

  • Shift management experience
  • Ideally, you will have gained your experience from within a process type environment
  • Strong planning and communication skills
  • The ability to keep cool under pressure!
    happy to work 4 on / 4 off shifts – days  6.00am to 6.00pm

Benefits:

Permanent

Salary : £30,000

Environment : Manufacturing

Location : Birmingham

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.

 

Company:

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

We are looking for a Toolmaker with pressings / presswork experience.

Duties of a Toolmaker:

  • Tool splitting
  • Disassembly and reassembly of tools
  • Regrinding tools
  • Problem solving
  • Tool improvement
  • You will be using overhead crane, forklift truck, milling machines, drills, lathes and general toolroom equipment
  • Working from engineering drawings

Requirements of a Toolmaker:

  • Ideally Apprentice trained
  • Relevant Toolmaking experience in pressings
  • Happy to work days and Overtime as and when required
  • Familiar with general toolroom equipment, such as miller, lathers, drills
  • A fork lift truck licence is beneficial but not essential
  • The ability to read engineering drawings

Benefits for a Toolmaker:

  • Salary : £30,000 - £35,000
  • Paid Overtime
  • Early Finish Friday
  • The benefit of working for a long-established organisation
  • Location : Redditch
  • Permanent

You will be joining an established manufacturing organisation, and you will be fully supported by a strong management team.  Their customer base is wide and varied, giving them stability and healthy long-term prospects.

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

 

PRODUCTION PLANNER

Company:

An exciting opportunity has become available, for a Production Planner to join a unique manufacturing organisation.

Theirs, is a bespoke environment, fast paced and unusual production facility.  The culture and vision of this Company, make it an exceptional place to work.  Genuine emphasis is placed recognition and valuing their employees.

As the Production Planner, you will be given overall responsibility for production planning and the development of the scheduling system

Duties of a Production Planner:

  • Plan production requirements across all production
  • Provide production plans
  • Ensure that plans are correct and achievable
  • Ensure timely delivery of bulk raw materials
  • Identification of areas for improvement
  • Weekly stock / production meetings

Requirements:

  • Proven experience of Production planning within a fast paced production environment
  • It would be ideal if you have exposure to SAP
  • Exceptional organisational skills
  • To be able to plan, schedule and plan work
  • To have had exposure to working in a continuous improvement environment
  • A genuine “can-do” attitude
  • This role would suit someone who is ambitious, takes pride in their work, appearance and standards, and who is committed, passionate and enjoys coming to work

Benefits for a Production Planner:

Salary : £28,000 - £30,000

Market Leading Pension

Medical Insurance

Generous Achievable Bonus

Excellent Holiday Entitlement

Life Cover

Holiday homes!

Location : Tamworth

Permanent

This is an outstanding opportunity to join a unique working environment, where your long-term prospects would be assured.  You will be given the chance to truly make an impact and raise the bar across the Company.

If you are interested in this role, then please send your CV ASAP.

 

CNC MACHINIST

Company:

A highly PRESTIGIOUS manufacturing organisation in the Rugby area are looking for an experienced CNC Machinist.

As the CNC Machinist, you will be producing high quality, accurate components, using a wealth of different materials.

This is a superb organisation, where you will find nobody else, produces the products that they do.  They are steeped in history, and following further recent investment, this has now given them the need to take on board a CNC Machinist.

Duties:

  • Manufacture high quality components
  • Reading engineering drawings
  • Working with a variety of different materials
  • Using 5 axis CNC router and its associated software
  • You will select the raw materials
  • Raise technical and aesthetic requirements
  • Accurately machine components
  • Problem solving

Requirements:

  • Strong CNC Machining knowledge
  • Ideally, you will have gained your experience from within woodwork
  • To have the ability to read engineering drawings
  • Working closely with Cabinet makers and Project Engineers
  • Material selection experience
  • Happy to work Days
  • This would suit someone who takes a real pride in their work and craftsmanship.

Benefits for a CNC Machinist:

Salary : £13 - £15 Per Hour

Paid Overtime

Fabulous Unique Working Environment

Location : Rugby

Permanent

This is a very special opportunity, to work with the best in their business.

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

 

CNC PLANNING ENGINEER - TOOLING

Introduction:

A PRESTIGIOUS manufacturing organisation in the Sutton Coldfield area are looking for an experienced CNC PLANNING ENGINEER.

This is a high precision engineering company, with an International presence. 

With expertise and highly professional processes and enjoyment of work, this makes this a united work place, where your profession becomes a vocation.

Duties:

  • Develop, implement and improve the machining process
  • Ensure achievement of required manufacturing process
  • Ensure necessary machining processes are installed, improved and modified
  • Improve the machining process
  • Lead the machining and tooling engineer in order to improve the machining process
  • Offer expertise to guide external suppliers to develop process
  • Project management
  • Ensure the most efficient solutions
  • Utilise effective use of manpower
  • Responsibility for tooling budgets and machining process

Requirements:

  • A strong understanding of the machining process
  • Project management skills
  • Experience of machining and cutting tool designs
  • Ideally educated to Degree level (equivalent experience considered)
  • Excellent experience in machining planning
  • Experience of principles and application of tooling and techniques
  • Ambitious and passionate about engineering
  • Curious about new processes
  • High energy level and to keep cool under pressure!

Benefits:

Salary - £37,000 - £40,000

Bonus

Pension

Car Scheme

Healthcare

Superb Prospects

Permanent

Location - Sutton Coldfield

Environment - Manufacturing

You will be joining a highly esteemed 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.

 

Company

A PRESTIGIOUS manufacturing organisation in the Tamworth area are looking for an experienced PRODUCTION SUPERVISOR.

Due to continued success with new business and growth, a need for a talented Production Supervisor has arisen to support the Operations Manager.

As the PRODUCTION SUPERVISOR, you will be tasked with ensuing targets are met to hit customer requirements.

This is a high precision engineering company, with an International presence. 

Duties:

  • Responsibility for your team
  • Ensure smooth production
  • Report on warehousing, and production performance
  • Managing receiving, shipping, distribution and supplies of product in your area
  • Ensure production targets are met
  • Pan layout and space requirements
  • Monitor performance metrics
  • Active involvement in continuous improvements
  • Deputise for Operations Manager when required
  • Train, develop and motivate your team
  • Manage Overtime

Requirements:

  • It is essential that you have management experience gained from within a manufacturing environment
  • To have lead and manged teams
  • Previous involvement with continuous improvement activities
  • Strong communication skills
  • Highly motivated and enthusiastic
  • To have worked in a process driven environment
  • The right person will be happy to take complete ownership of areas of responsibility
  • Customer focused approach
  • Good level of IT literacy

Benefits:

Salary - £35,000 - £40,000

Pension

Superb Prospects

Permanent

Environment - Manufacturing

Location - Tamworth

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.

 

TOOLING TECHNICIAN

Company:

A PRESTIGIOUS manufacturing organisation in the Redditch area are looking for an experienced Tooling Technician.

This is a busy production facility where your prospects as a Tooling Technician be assured.

You will be working in a high volume facility, working 3 shifts, and you will be responsible for the maintenance and the tooling across the site.  Some tooling modifications would be required.

Duties:

  • Attend tooling breakdowns
  • Repair tooling
  • Ensure all TPM’s and PM’s are completed
  • Comply with Spares tracking process
  • Involvement with continuous improvement projects
  • This will be a 3 shift pattern, Monday to Friday

Requirements:

  • Apprentice trained
  • You will have gained your experience with a high volume plastics environment
  • Good problem solving techniques, ie.- 8D, Why and Ichikawa
  • Happy to work shifts
  • Tooling experience, repair ideally
  • Keep cool under pressure!

Benefits:

Salary - £34,000 - £37,000

Pension

Excellent Prospects

Progression Potential

Permanent

Environment - Manufacturing

Location - Redditch

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

 

CNC SETTER / OPERATOR

TAMWORTH

PERMANENT

£30,000 - £34,000 + Pension + Outstanding Prospects + friendly working environment

MANUFACTURING

COMPANY

A PRESTIGIOUS manufacturing organisation in the Tamworth area are looking for an experienced CNC SETTER / OPERATOR

This is a high precision engineering company, with an International presence. 

As their CNC SETTER /OPERATOR, you will be responsible for the efficient, productive, safe and secure day to day operation as part of the 5 axis Machine Tools

You may be a skilled CNC OPERATOR / OPERATOR, who also have some part programming abilities.

DUTIES

  • Ensure all raw material and machined parts are handled correctly
  • Set / Operate 3 & 5 Axis machine Tools (Mazatrol)
  • Part programming, if experienced
  • Milling and turning
  • Working with high spec, high value materials
  • Carrying out self-inspection
  • Working 2 shifts, maybe further flexibility on a third shift if required

REQUIREMENTS

  • It is essential that you have CNC Setting / Operating skills
  • If you have any programming / part programming experience, this is beneficial, but not essential
  • Mazak knowledge would be highly desirable
  • CNC Machining and turning would be again, beneficial
  • Flexible to work a 2 shift pattern, maybe 3 if needed

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.