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.

Browse Tania Harris latest jobs

 

TEAM LEADER

PERMANENT

MANUFACTURING

BIRMINGHAM

NEW YEAR, NEW START?  ARE YOU THINKING ABOUT 2020 AND WHATS NEXT IN YOUR CAREER?

LOOK NO FURTHER!

A busy well- established manufacturing business in the Birmingham area, are now looking for a Team Leader, to strengthen their management team.

New business has arrived, giving them greater stability than any of their competitors, and will give you, the stability of being part of an expanding business.

Benefits:

  • Salary : £32,500 - £33,500
  • New Orders Arrived Giving Superb Long- Term Stability and Prospects
  • Well Established
  • Friendly Business
  • Pension

Duties:

  • Achieve production requirements on shift
  • Ensuring machine utilisation
  • Coordinate production activities
  • Monitor team members to ensure targets on shift are met
  • Identify any bottle necks that may affect production plans
  • Monitor downtime and excessive downtime
  • Hold weekly team briefs
  • Identification of overtime requirements
  • Support team members with any continuous improvement projects
  • Working a Night Shift pattern - Monday to Friday - Early finish Friday

Requirements:

  • You will be a Team Leader at present, and working in a high- volume production environment
  • To have worked in an environment, where continuous improvements are common
  • Previous experience of ensuring Production plans are met
  • Happy to work Night shifts
  • This is a busy, fast paced environment, and this would suit an energetic, enthusiastic and committed Team Leader
  • Plenty of potential for this to grow into a bigger career for you

This is a very active position, immediate appointment is available

What are you waiting for?  Get 2020 off to a fantastic start!

Send your CV ASAP.

 

PRODUCTION PLANNER

BIRMINGHAM

MANUFACTURING

PERMANENT

A prestigious manufacturing organisation are now looking to recruit for an experienced Production Planner.

This is an exceptional opportunity for an experienced Production Planner to continue to expand your career and knowledge, within a supportive, friendly, busy manufacturing organisation.

Benefits for a Production Planner:

  • Salary : £32,000 - £36,000
  • Bonus
  • Good Pension
  • 25 Days Holiday
  • Early Finish Friday

Duties for a Production Planner:

  • You will be the link between customer demand and operations
  • Implement and prioritise all production planning
  • Ensure customer expectations are met
  • Analysis and presentation of the forward tactical and strategic demand plan
  • Business forecasting
  • Creation and management of the weekly production plan
  • Prioritise customer orders and optimise stock
  • Minimise slow moving and obsolete stock
  • Monitor daily progress

Requirements for a Production Planner:

  • It is essential that you have Production Planning experience
  • You will have gained your experience from within a manufacturing environment
  • Knowledge of SAP would be highly beneficial
  • To have the ability to run and create reports utilising SAP
  • Strong analytical skills
  • A “fresh pair of eyes” approach
  • An assertive character, with the ability to question the obvious

Interested?

Send your CV ASAP.

 

QUALITY ENGINEER

£38,000 + BUSY ESTABLISHED MANUFACTURING BUSINESS + PENSION + PLEASANT WORKING ENVIRONMENT

PERMANENT

MANUFACTURING

BIRMINGHAM

At last!  A genuine opportunity for a Quality Engineer, this is an immediate vacancy, and opportunity to interview and appoint NOW.

A busy manufacturing organisation have new orders on board and now have a need for a Quality Engineer to help strengthen the Quality department.

This is a well- established organisation, a high- volume production environment and as the Quality Engineer, you will be tasked with maintaining the Quality system.

Benefits:

  • Salary : £38,000
  • Pension
  • Good Holidays
  • New Orders
  • Busy Working Environment
  • Friendly Workplace
  • Stability and Prospects

Duties:

  • Maintain Quality system
  • Investigate all quality issues, supplier and customer
  • Lead root cause analysis and implementation of corrective actions
  • Problem solving
  • Support of certification processes
  • Internal auditing for both IATF
  • Conduct internal IATF and process audits
  • Coordinate and manage engineering change process
  • Responsibility for presenting PPAP PSW sign off with customers and suppliers
  • Control and manage annual testing schedule
  • Mange non-conforming parts / supplier rejects
  • APQP processes
  • Internal PPM improvements
  • 8D resolution
  • Control and manage the calibration schedule
  • Monitor scrap and scrap reductions

Requirements:

  • HNC or equivalent relevant experience
  • Experience of management of Quality Systems
  • Strong knowledge of 8D and 5 Why analysis
  • It would be beneficial if you have exposure to EH&S ISO 45001
  • IATF Auditing
  • You will have gained your experience from within a high- volume manufacturing environment

This would suit a friendly, ambitious and motivated Quality Engineer.  This company is able to appoint NOW.  There will be no delays with interviews and decisions.

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.

 

MATERIALS MANAGER

MANUFACTURING

DROITWICH

Company:

A thrilling opportunity has arisen, if you are a Materials Manager, looking for something fresh and new.  This is a tantalising chance, to utilise your skill set, in a dynamic, fast paced environment, where no 2 days are the same.

This is an established facility, and as their Materials Manager, you will be given the responsibility of ensuing that the right products are delivered on time, and to cost.

Benefits:

  • Salary : £50,000 - £55,000
  • Bonus
  • Outstanding Prospects
  • New Business
  • Friendly Working Environment
  • Pension
  • Good Holidays

Duties:

  • Ensure all products are delivered on time and to cost
  • Make sure that there is a continuous flow of components from supplier to warehouse and to customer
  • Responsibility for selecting and negotiating service providers for import and export
  • Improve and manage container utilization to reduce costs
  • Setting up and maintaining schedules for all new materials / consumables
  • Control Warehouse activities
  • Control material management
  • Management of special transport
  • Stock accuracy
  • Managing customs clearance
  • SAP implementation

Requirements:

  • You will have strong experience gained from within Logistics / Supply Chain Management
  • To have gained your knowledge from within a fast- paced environment
  • Knowledge of SAP / MRP systems would be highly beneficial
  • Supply Chain management
  • Execution, planning and scheduling control
  • Lean management

This role will suit a dynamic, energetic experienced Materials Manager, who is looking for a role that will challenge and stretch, and where you will be rewarded by a highly competitive salary package and you will achieve immense satisfaction.

With lots of new business on the horizon, this ensures this role offers a truly exciting opportunity.

Commutable from Birmingham, Hereford, Worcester, Redditch, Kidderminster, Dudley, Wolverhampton, Cheltenham and Ludlow

Send your CV ASAP.

 

PRODUCTION MANAGER

TAMWORTH

MANUFACTURING

PERMANENT

Company:

An unusual, and exceptional opportunity has arisen for an experienced Production Manager to lead and effectively manage your team. 

This is a working environment, that is second to none.  Their product range and culture set this business apart and make is a very special place to be. 

Their product range is diverse and unique, and there is a strong, consistent and continued need for their services.

Benefits for a Production Manager:

  • Salary : £34,000 - £40,000
  • Bonus
  • Unusual Fantastic Benefits
  • Generous Benefit Contributions
  • Life Assurance
  • Fantastic Working Environment
  • Outstanding Training and Development

Duties of a Production Manager:

  • Day to day responsibility for production
  • Supervision, motivation and organising your team
  • Discipline, management of performance, time keeping and absence management
  • Appraisals
  • Planning resource
  • Identification of training needs
  • Identification of areas in need of improvement and drive forward new procedures regarding 5S standards
  • Ensure Health and Safety adherence

Requirements of a Production Manager:

  • Proven production management experience from within a fast- paced production environment
  • A true leader, strong man-management experience
  • To be able to plan and schedule workload
  • It would be highly beneficial if you have gained your experience from within an environment that actively encourages continuous improvements
  • Exposure to change management would again, be beneficial
  • A strategic problem solver

This would suit an energetic, engaging and passionate Manager, who genuinely truly wants to get the best from your staff

This is a wonderful opportunity.  The team you will be managing is highly motivated and have a strong sense of responsibility, making this role a satisfying and challenging position, whilst at the same time will push your own career prospects forward.

Send your CV ASAP.

 

PROJECT QUALITY ENGINEER

MANUFACTURING

PERMANENT

WARWICK

Company:

A fantastic position has become available for an experienced Project Quality Engineer. 

At the forefront of new technology, and enjoying new launches, a role of Project Quality Engineer has arisen.

This is an outstanding opportunity, an interesting and genuine opportunity for you to utilise your knowledge and to continue to expand your horizons.

Benefits:

  • Salary : £51,700 (Base Salary To £45,000 + Car Allowance)
  • Pension
  • Income Protection
  • 25 Days Holiday
  • Flexi Hours
  • Large Friendly International Business

Duties:

  • Manage the development quality activities
  • Obtain reliable products on time
  • Using the validated suppliers to meet customer requirements
  • Control Plans
  • PPAP submissions
  • Validation Plans definition and execution
  • Sub-supplier management
  • Process validation
  • APQP project KPI’s measurement and consolidation

Requirements:

  • Ideally educated to Degree standard, though equivalent experience is readily considered
  • You will have gained your experience from within high volume manufacturing
  • Strong experience in APQP, DFMEA and PFMEA
  • Excellent knowledge of PPAP’s
  • Control and validation plans

This would suit a self- motivated, pro-active individual, with good organisational and communication skills.

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

Send your CV ASAP.

 

MATERIALS COORDINATOR

BIRMINGHAM

PERMANENT

MANUFACTURING

Company:

An independent, family owned manufacturing organisation are now looking for a MATERIALS COORDINATOR. 

The business has been established for over 100 years, and the beauty of their products, is they are supplied into all different types of industry sectors, such as food, Rubber, Pharmaceutical and chemical industries.

As their MATERIAL COORDINATOR, you will enjoy the benefits and stability of being part of a well-established organisation.  No one does what they do!

Benefits for a Materials Coordinator:

  • Salary : £19,000 - £21,000
  • Stake Holder Pension
  • 4.30pm Finish + 25 Days hols + Stats

Duties of a Materials Coordinator:

  • Inspect incoming raw materials
  • Oversee sampling operations
  • Report deficiencies from sampling or inspection processes
  • You will be the direct contact with raw material suppliers regarding certification issues
  • Training of quality control and process plant personnel

Requirements of a Materials Coordinator:

  • You will have relevant Materials Control experience from within manufacturing, ideally with warehousing and  / or laboratory environment
  • Knowledge of COSHH assessments
  • Strong communicator
  • A good level literacy and numeracy
  • A natural team player

What are you waiting for? Send your CV ASAP.

 

PROCESS ENGINEER

BARTON UNDER NEEDWOOD

PERMANENT

Company:

Are you thinking, it’s time for a change?  Are you a Process Engineer, with strong experience, ready to move?  Are you looking for a busy, growing, stable organisation, that can utilise your Process Engineering experience, and offer you long-term growth and prospects?

LOOK NO FURTHER! We have just the job for you!

Benefits:

  • Salary : £32,000 - £36,000
  • Pension
  • Income Protection
  • Large Friendly International Business
  • Christmas Present

Duties:

  • Ensure process capability
  • Provide support and process improvement to existing and new programs
  • Track project timing
  • Confirm feasibility and cost of engineering changes
  • Layout proposals
  • Ergonomic assessments
  • Assess layouts for new product introductions
  • On-site trials
  • Identification of obsolescence
  • Ensure processes are correct, cycle time, manning, reject rate, process flow and equipment at optimum rates
  • Support new product introduction
  • Identify areas for improvements, such as scrap reductions

Requirements:

  • Process Engineering experience within a fast- paced manufacturing environment
  • Equipment specification and process optimisation exposure
  • Plant layout experience
  • To have been involved with implementation of continuous improvements activities
  • Previous knowledge of feasibility and cost of engineering changes
  • This is such a friendly organisation, this role will suit a sociable and friendly individual, who is looking to expand our career, within a world leading organisation, where your long-term prospects are assured.

What are you waiting for?!

Be part of a successful story, send your CV ASAP.

 

SENIOR SUPPLIER QUALITY ENGINEER (SQA Engineer)

DROITWICH

PERMANENT

Company:

A PRESTIGIOUS manufacturing organisation have a requirement for a Senior Supplier Quality Engineer. 

This is a wonderful opportunity for an experienced Senior Supplier Quality Engineer to continue to flourish and utilise your considerable experience. You will be fully supported and there is plenty of new business becoming available which will also offer not only stability, but great long-term prospects

Benefits:

  • Salary : £51,7000 (Base Salary To £45,000 + Car Allowance)
  • Pension
  • Income Protection
  • Large Friendly International Business
  • Christmas Present

Duties:

  • Solve and check supplier (external and internal) quality problems
  • Check containment actions
  • Supplier root cause analysis and implementation of corrective actions
  • Supplier Project reviews
  • Monitor of supplier and / or deviations
  • Supplier PSWs and PPAP’s
  • APQP
  • Travel to Supplier sites

Requirements:

  • To be able to exhibit strong knowledge of incoming purchased products
  • Excellent knowledge of working with IATF 16949 and / or VDA
  • PPAP and APQP knowledge
  • External audits
  • Strong supplier development and management experience
  • You will have gained your experience from within a fast paced, lean modern manufacturing environment
  • You will be expert with dealing with internal rejections
  • Knowledge of SAP would be ideal

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

Send your CV ASAP.

 

LOGISTICS COORDINATOR

KENT

CONTRACT – 1 YEAR MINIMUM

PLEASE APPLY & STATE YOUR RATE

HIGH VOLUME MANUFACTURING

COMPANY

IMMEDIATE START

URGENT REQUIREMENT FOR A LOGISTICS COORDINATOR

LONG TERM 1 YEAR MIN CONTRACT

BUSY HIGH- VOLUME MODERN MANUFACTURING ENVIRONMENT

INTERNATIONAL MULTI SITE ORGANISATION

DUTIES

 

  • Responsible for good inwards
  • Manage the picking routes and efficiencies
  • Visual management of Warehouse and Manufacturing area, stock levels, placeholders and locations
  • Responsibility for how goods are manged and stored – scanning, stock checks and continuous cycle counting
  • Liaison with the Planning team
  • Utilising SAP
  • Raising issues for improvements
  • Manage the logistics of goods into the business, times deliveries, receipt and prioritisation
  • Continuous Improvements
  • Promoting and implementing LEAN / 5S concepts

REQUIREMENTS

 

  • It is essential that you have gained your Logistics Coordination from within a high- volume manufacturing industry sector
  • You will also have working exposure to SAP
  • A proven track record in manufacturing and logistics
  • Good understanding of MRP systems
  • To have the ability to understand and react to business requirements
  • Flexible and adaptable

THIS IS AN IMMEDIATE START

GREAT EARNING POTENTIAL

SUPERB OPPORTUNITY TO FURTHER YOUR EXPERIENCE AND CAREER WITHIN A BLUE CHIP INTERNATIONAL MANUFACURING ORGANISATION

Please call Tania for more information on 0121 321 4311

 

LOGISTICS MANAGER

KENT

CONTRACT – 1 YEAR MINIMUM

PLEASE APPLY & STATE YOUR RATE

HIGH VOLUME MANUFACTURING

COMPANY

IMMEDIATE START

URGENT REQUIREMENT FOR A LOGISTICS MANAGER

LONG TERM 1 YEAR MIN CONTRACT

BUSY HIGH- VOLUME MODERN MANUFACTURING ENVIRONMENT

INTERNATIONAL MULTI SITE ORGANISATION

DUTIES

 

  • Manage the logistics function
  • Develop and maintain long-term relationships
  • Recruit, retain and motivate a Logistics team
  • Ensure strong internal relationships are encouraged
  • Develop systems, procedures and processes to ensure continual development in inventory control and stock reductions
  • Working with SAP
  • Initiate improvements in material handling and warehouse systems
  • Direct and control the ordering and delivery of raw materials
  • Ensure customer requirements are assessed correctly, in order to ensure production plans can be produced
  • Develop logistics strategies for both in bound and out bound products
  • Provide a logistics planning service to production, suppliers and customers for new product introductions

REQUIREMENTS

 

  • It is essential that you have gained your Logistics Management experience from within a high volume manufacturing industry sector
  • You will also have working exposure to SAP
  • A proven track record in manufacturing and logistics
  • Strong understanding of MRP systems
  • To have the ability to understand and react to business requirements

THIS IS AN IMMEDIATE START

OPPORTUNITY TO LEAD AND MOTIVATE AN GREAT TEAM

GREAT EARNING POTENTIAL

This is a wonderful opportunity to continue your successful career. Call Tania for more information on 0121 321 4311