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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A BUSY manufacturing organisation are now in the position to be able to hire a permanent Business Unit Manager.  This is a very pleasant working environment, and as the Business Unit Manager, you will be directing and coordinating Business Unit activities. 

BENEFITS:

  • £45,000 - £50,000
  • Pension
  • Permanent Role
  • Generous Holidays

DUTIES:

  • Participate in the development of annual and capital budgets
  • Assist with recruitment, screening and hiring of staff
  • Develop and administer policies and procedures for business unit operations
  • Assist with continuous improvements activities
  • Review production orders
  • Encourage and support employee involvement programs
  • Cost reduction activities

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Experience of managing within a fast- paced manufacturing environment
  • Financial acumen (to be able to interpret financial reports and balance sheets)
  • A strong, natural leader who can motivate, support, and get the best form your staff
  • It would be beneficial if you have used SAP, but not essential
  • A “can-do” approach

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a World class manufacturing organization, who are going from strength to strength.  Not only can they offer you a competitive salary package, but the stability of working with a busy, friendly organization, and where your prospects would be very positive

 

A BUSY manufacturing organisation are now in the position to be able to hire a permanent Health, Safety and Environmental Advisor.  You will be supporting the Occupational health, Safety and Environmental Specialist in improving health and safety standards.

This is a very friendly and close- knit facility, with the added benefit of being very busy.  As the Health, Safety and Environmental Advisor, you will be joining a great team, and the potential for further progression is huge.

BENEFITS:

  • £22,000 - £27,000
  • Permanent Role
  • Pension
  • Immediate Start

DUTIES

  • Follow up accident /near miss paperwork and input data and action plans
  • Carry out EHS audits and inspections
  • Produce and send EHS notices and signs
  • Produce and distribute EHS alerts
  • Update COSHH register
  • Working closely with EHS teams to roll out wellness campaigns
  • Support HR with admin relating to EHS projects
  • Using SAP to raise purchase requests
  • Issue PPE
  • Participate in visitor and contactor inductions

REQUIREMENTS

  • Basic understanding of environmental, health and safety within manufacturing
  • Previous experience of producing presentations and written communications
  • Ideally, you will have worked in a manufacturing environment
  • Occupational Health and Safety qualification would be desirable
  • SAP would be beneficial but not essential

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a World class manufacturing organization, who are going from strength to strength.  Not only can they offer you a competitive salary package, but the stability of working with a busy, friendly organization, and where your future prospects would be very positive.

 

We have an immediate vacancy for a MANUFACTURING ENGINEER to join a fantastic, successful manufacturing business, who are now incredibility busy.  They are renowned for being at the forefront of technology and being extremely friendly.

BENEFITS:

  • £35,000 - £40,000
  • Permanent Role
  • Pension
  • Superb Progression Opportunities

DUTIES:

  • Support Production requirements
  • You will be the first point of contact when production is interrupted
  • Carry out initial assessments for line stoppage, check alarms, guards etc
  • Ensure 1off checks are completed
  • Complete equipment safety checks
  • Ensure processes are correct, cycle times, reject rate and process flow
  • Analyse scrap pareto 
  • Follow up on Quality alerts
  • Promote good 5S
  • Carry out low level maintenance on non- tooling
  • Implement improvement activities SMED
  • Participate in PFMEA
  • Carry out production capacity studies

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Strong manufacturing engineering experience gained from within a high- volume manufacturing environment
  • Previous experience of continuous improvements
  • SMED
  • Experience of assembly, industrial machinery / tooling and setting knowledge
  • Process optimization experience
  • To be able to thrive under pressure!

We can offer an IMMEDIATE START & this is a fantastic opportunity to join a World class manufacturing organization, who are going from strength to strength.  Not only can they offer you a competitive salary package, but the stability of working with a busy, friendly organization, and where your future prospects would be very positive.

Interested?, then send your CV to me, together with a cover letter
 

 

We have an immediate vacancy for a QUALITY ENGINEER to join a fantastic, successful manufacturing business, who are now incredibility busy.  They are renowned for being at the forefront of technology and being extremely friendly.

BENEFITS:

  • £35,000 - £40,000
  • Permanent Role
  • Pension

DUTIES:

  • Lead and facilitate 8D process
  • Manage customer related issues
  • Implement containment issues
  • Lead assembly dimensional analysis
  • Support APQP quality related activities
  • Maintain SPC and Control Plans
  • Internal Audits
  • Supplier liaison

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Strong Quality Engineer experience from within a high- volume manufacturing environment
  • ISO 9001 and IATF 16949 experience
  • Strong exposure to SPC and Control Plans
  • Supplier liaison experience
  • Customer focused
  • To have the ability to thrive in a challenging, fast paced environment

We can offer an IMMEDIATE START.

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a World class manufacturing organization, who are going from strength to strength.  Not only can they offer you a competitive salary package, but the stability of working with a busy, friendly organization, and where your future prospects would be very positive so please send your CV to me, together with a cover letter

 

We have an immediate vacancy for a Toolmaker to join a fantastic, successful manufacturing business, who are now incredibility busy.  They are renowned for being at the forefront of technology and being extremely friendly.
If you are a Toolmaker looking for an immediate start, this could be just the job for you!

BENEFITS:

  • £34,000 - £38,000
  • Shift Premium
  • Pension
  • Permanent Role

DUTIES:

  • New and refurb of plastic injection mould tooling
  • Ensuring tooling complies with company standards
  • Working shifts
  • Monitor tooling spares
  • Support tooling trials
  • Operation of overhead crane

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Essential that you have Toolmaking experience
  • You must have exposure to plastic injection mould tools
  • The ability to read engineering drawings
  • Happy to work shifts
  • Laser welding would be beneficial

We can offer an IMMEDIATE START so please send your CV to me, together with a cover letter.
 

 

A PRESTIGIOUS manufacturing organisation have an URGENT requirement for an INJECTION MOULD SETTER.
They are a multi-site operation, with facilities world -wide.  The opportunities available, would be second to none, with plenty of development offered for the right person.
This is a busy facility, and there are plenty of orders stacking up.

BENEFITS:

  • £34,000 (pro rata)
  • Shift Premium
  • Paid Overtime
  • 6 Month Contract

DUTIES

  • Provide support and process improvement
  • Conduct mould changes
  • Set up moulding processes
  • Identification for areas of improvement within tool changes
  • Conduct first – off
  • 5S
  • Tool change reduction through SMED
  • Cycle time improvement / general scrap reduction
  • This role is over a 3-shift pattern – Monday to Friday

REQUIREMENTS

  • Ideally, you will be Apprentice trained
  • Strong knowledge of plastic injection mould machines
  • If you have gained your experience within a high volume, complex manufacturing environment would be beneficial
  • Knowledge of SMED and 5S
  • Happy to work 3 shifts
  • Would suit someone who is looking for an opportunity where there are genuine career prospects

You will be joining an established manufacturing organisation, and you will be supported by a strong management team.  This is a superb opportunity that, for the right person, can offer fantastic potential for greater chances within the organisation.

 

This is a superb opportunity to be part of a well- established manufacturing business, who with increased production, now have a requirement for a Material Planner.

In this role you will be responsible for controlling a supplier portfolio to ensure that materials are delivered on time in full managing all data and communication between the plant and Supplier

BENEFITS:

  • Immediate Start Available
  • Permanent Role
  • £30,000 - £35,00
  • Pension
  • Busy, stable Manufacturing business with good future products

DUTIES

  • Using MRP / SAP to ensure optimised material requirements planning is achieved.
  • Maintain and issue supplier Schedules 
  • Control of supplier requirements and ensuring that ordering and delivery is in line with supplier lead times and payment terms.
  • Working with Production to understand exceptional material requirements translating into material delivery plans. 
  • Liaise with MP&L Logistics Analyst regarding material requirements and timed changes to minimise scrap and obsolescence costs. 
  • Control of delivery notes.
  • Control of Supplier packaging levels and regular reporting of stock levels and damage container control to minimise financial impact.
  • Provide comprehensive efficient logistics support to all areas of the business 
  • Work with projects and purchasing to support change control and new product introduction.
  • Liaise with the third party and Supplier transport companies 
  • Control of SAP master data for allocated portfolio to ensure stock optimization delivery of Supplier requirements and business objectives. 

REQUIREMENTS

  • Strong IT skills
  • MRP skills, preferably SAP
  • Excellent experience of Material Planning from within a fast- paced manufacturing background would be beneficial
  • Superb analytical skills
  • Essential – outstanding communication skills

This is a fantastic opportunity to join one of the UK’s most exciting manufacturing firms in the region, with great development opportunities and support and training available.

 

A PRESTIGIOUS manufacturing organisation have an URGENT requirement for an INJECTION MOULD SETTER.

They are a multi-site operation, with facilities world -wide.  The opportunities available, would be second to none, with plenty of development offered for the right person. This is a busy facility, and there are plenty of orders stacking up.

BENEFITS:

  • £32,000 rising to £34,500 after 6 months
  • Shift Premium
  • Pension
  • Paid Overtime
  • 6 Months Minimum Contract

DUTIES:

  • Provide support and process improvement
  • Conduct mould changes
  • Set up moulding processes
  • Identification for areas of improvement within tool changes
  • Conduct first – off
  • 5S
  • Tool change reduction through SMED
  • Cycle time improvement / general scrap reduction
  • This role is over a 3-shift pattern – Monday to Friday

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Ideally, you will be Apprentice trained
  • Strong knowledge of plastic injection mould machines
  • If you have gained your experience within a high volume, complex manufacturing environment would be beneficial
  • Knowledge of SMED and 5S
  • Happy to work 3 shifts
  • Would suit someone who is looking for an opportunity where there are genuine career prospects

You will be joining an established manufacturing organisation, and you will be supported by a strong management team.  This is a superb opportunity that, for the right person, can offer fantastic potential for greater chances within the organisation.

This is a wonderful opportunity

 

Based in the Milton Keynes area, we are working with a Blue -Chip manufacturing organisation, who are now looking for an Analysis Engineer for an initial 20-week contract, with an immediate start.

BENEFITS:

  • £29/hour
  • 20 Week Contract

DUTIES:

  • Working within a small team, your focus will be developing and improving electrical performance of battery pack
  • To make adjustments to existing models
  • Provide strong design direction to improve components / systems 
  • Breakdown mechanical and thermal requirements into analytical tasks
  • You will be using multi-physic optimisation tools

REQUIREMENTS:

  • You will be able to demonstrate a good understanding of engineering fundamentals (dynamics, mechanics, and thermodynamics)
  • Design experience and the ability to make adjustments to existing models
  • To have the ability to breakdown mechanical and thermal requirements into analytical tasks
  • Experience in interpreting and correlating to empirical data (time-based accelerometer data, frequency response plots, thermocouple data)
  • Skilled in Ansys Workbench tools in both structural and thermal analysis (transient structural, Harmonic response, random vibration etc)
  • Good knowledge of Explicit Dynamics for crash and drop analysis 
  • Excellent reporting skills
     
 

Based in the Birmingham area, the organisation supply into a wide range of industries across the whole of the UK, delivering high quality and fabrication at the best possible prices.  Huge investment has gone into this facility, to ensure that they can guarantee quality throughout the entire project.

They have been established for many years, working with all different types of industries, such as offshore oil and gas, renewable energy, nuclear and aerospace.  This is a growing business, offering plenty of growth and stability.

DUTIES

  • Set and Operate CNC Milling Machines
  • Supporting the Section Leader with Work order scheduling and job priority progression
  • Improving the efficiency of operations
  • Active participation in continuous improvement activities

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Experience with Setting and Operating CNC Milling machines
  • Any programming skills would be highly advantageous
  • Fanuc controls
  • This would suit someone who is looking to settle into a permanent role.

BENEFITS:

  • Permanent Role
  • £12 / £16 Per Hour
  • Pension
  • Days Role
  • Friendly Business
  • Immediate Start
 

Would you like to be part of a well- established, busy manufacturing organisation? I am looking for an experienced Tooling Development Engineer, who will be able to enhance their Tooling facility. They have been in existence for over 50 years & specialise in small to medium sized pressings, and despite difficult conditions, continue to be busy, with plenty of new and existing business.

This is a “hands-on” role and demands expertise in Toolmaking within pressings.

DUTIES:

  • Amending tool designs
  • Hands on Toolmaking 
  • Refurb and new tools
  • Working from engineering drawings
  • Interpreting customer requirements
  • Advising on different material usage and capabilities
  • Provide technical support

SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE

  • It is essential that you have extensive Toolmaking experience, gained from within pressings
  • Ideally, Apprentice trained
  • To have the ability to interpret engineering drawings
  • Significant pressings knowledge to be able to provide technical expertise
  • Advise on capabilities and difference in material usage
  • Happy to be “hands on” most of the time

BENEFITS

  • A Highly competitive salary, between £35,000 - £45,000 offered dependant on experience
  • A super work/life balance
  • You will be joining a stable, well established business, offering you an exciting career opportunity
  • Highly supportive Senior Management
  • Days
  • Excellent Pension and Holidays
     
 

A friendly organisation in the Redditch area are now looking for a Toolmaker to strengthen their Toolroom.
Despite difficult times, this Company is committed to building up their Toolroom to cope with the demand.  Fortunately for them, they supply into any type of industry sector, keeping their order books very busy.
This is a day role, and would suit a Toolmaker who is looking for a stable, committed Company to be part of.  They want you to join them and stay with them for many years to come.

DUTIES

  • Produce new presstooling
  • Refurbishment of existing tooling, maintenance on the tools
  • Using standard Toolroom equipment
  • Working from Engineering drawings
  • Working as part of a team

REQUIREMENTS

  • Ideally, Apprentice trained
  • Experience of working with presstools
  • To have the ability to read engineering drawings
  • A stable work history
  • Happy to work days

This is a wonderful opportunity to join a busy, friendly well established business, who are committed to taking on an experienced Toolmaker. You will enjoy stability and a long- term career.

Salary between £28,000 - £34,000, early finish Friday + Pension and Generous Holidays.

This is an immediate start for the right person