• Independent multi-sector recruitment specialist

Blackburn

Automotive Technician

Are you an experienced and talented HGV or Automotive Technician who wants to be part of a great success story? Our client is pioneering alternative fuel technologies for HGV and commercial vehicles to fulfil the needs of the transport industry in lowering carbon emissions.

Their electric vehicles are already in use across the country and our hydrogen vehicles will shortly be in the hands of customers so now is the time to join us as we continue to go from strength to strength and grow our business.

We are recruiting for talented Technicians to join the Produce development and after sales team. This is fantastic opportunity to build on the skill you already have and apply them to the evolution of products and components within the organisation and out in the field supporting test vehicles and other products

Specialist training will be provided. This is an exciting opportunity for you to develop and keep pace with the UK’s rapid EV transition.

What we are looking for:

· Automotive qualification, either from a commercial or passenger vehicle background.

· Class 2 licence preferred but not essential.

· It would be advantageous to have experience in other engineering applications such as hydraulics, electrics, high voltage and alternative fuels

· Understands the importance of and adheres to Health and Safety procedures.

Particulars & Benefits:

· 45 hours per week, Monday to Friday 7.00am – 4.30pm

· 20 days holiday in the first year, 25 thereafter plus all bank holidays

· £35,000 to £40,000 per annum

· Bonus scheme

· Cycle to work Scheme

· Death in service benefits

Interested in this position?

Please submit your CV using the “apply” option – to follow up on your application please call Major Recruitment (Blackburn) on 01254 920800.

Automotive Service Co-Ordinator (eHEV)

Description: Automotive Service Coordinator (eHEV)

Location: Blackburn

Hours: 7.00am – 4.30pm Monday to Friday

Salary: TBC – average industry salary: £25,000 to £27,000.

Are you from an Automotive Service Background? Do you have exposure or experience within the eHEV or hybrid markets? Are you looking to advance and take the next stage in your career? We are currently working with an eHEV manufacturer of commercial vehicles based in Blackburn.

Our client has concentrated their efforts to bring to market fully electric vehicles reducing impact in the centre of cities, focusing on the minimalization of the highest environmental impacts. Our client has been nominated for multiple industry rewards and are seeking an Automotive Service Manager to join their team.

The main duties will include:

· Supervising and managing the flow of incoming work – allocating to the mobile Technicians as required with specific emphasis on ensuring SLAs are met.

· Scheduling recall and rework for engineers ensuring the customer is informed all the way through to completion.

· Answering incoming calls, taking messages, and re-directing calls as required

· Nationwide scheduling of rework, recall and warranty work for engineers

· Liaising with Parts Department to ensure parts are in stock before arranging warranty work

· Liaising with Engineers to ensure jobs will be carried out within the time frame

· Contacting customers with expected visit dates

· Previous hands-on experience / knowledge of manufacturing, automotive tools, calibrations and the workshop environment would be advantageous

· Excellent telephone manner

· Organised

· Excellent customer service skills

· Microsoft Office

· An ability to prioritise and balance multiple workloads

· UK Driving licence

Essential Criteria:

· Direct experience as an Automotive Service coordinator (3 years minimum).

· Technical knowledge and experience around the hybrid or eHEV market would be an advantage

· Proven track record of implementing efficient aftersales / service processes within an automotive / vehicle retail operation..

· Experience of dealing with industry suppliers / lead times on components and stock.

· Confidence of managing a team of mobile / remote automotive technicians.

We offer:

· 20 days holiday in the first year, 25 thereafter plus all bank holidays

· Auto enrolment.

· Employee Referral Bonus.

· Discretionary Annual Bonus.

· Cycle to Work Scheme.

· Death In service.

Interested in this position?

Please submit your CV using the “apply” option – to follow up on your application please call Major Recruitment (Blackburn) on 01254 920800

FLT Driving (Counterbalance)

Major Recruitment are currently recruiting a FLT Counterbalance driver for our client based in Blackburn.

This role will be a mixture of FLT Driving (Counterbalance) and General warehouse duties as required. Please note that this role is within a food production facility (raw materials).

Only applicants with an in date RTITB or ITTSAR FLT Counterbalance licence will be considered for this role.

General duties of the FLT Counterbalance / Warehouse Operative will be;

  • Loading & unloading vehicles
  • Placing of goods in Racking
  • Checking & Counting of incoming and outgoing goods
  • General Warehouse duties

The role of FLT Counterbalance / Warehouse operative is with one of our most prestigious clients. Onsite facilities include a modern canteen, free secure parking, and is ongoing work, with the potential of a permanent contract for the right candidates.

Working times: Monday to Friday 2pm – 10pm (No rotating shifts although a potential to cover shifts with notice if required for holidays or absences).

If this is of interest please call Major Recruitment on 01254 920800 or text “FLT” and Blackburn to

Alternatively to register your interest for future vacancies via Major Recruitment please complete the following registration form and select “Blackburn” as the branch.

https://www.major-recruitment.com/candidates/temporary-worker-registration/

Technical Writer

Description: Technical Writer

Location: Blackburn

Hours: 7.00am – 4.30pm Monday to Friday

Salary: £38,000.00

  • Collaborate with Design, Research and Development, Production and other stakeholders to obtain an in-depth understanding of the process and the documentation requirements.
  • Circulate technical information in easy-to-understand language for a non-technical audience.
  • Become familiar with technology architecture, design, and implementation requirements.
  • Create software documentation after a thorough collaboration with subject matter specialists and technical staff.
  • Help other writers in creating documentation.
  • Ability to take existing and potential content and improve it.
  • Convert complex documentation to easy language for multiple audiences.
  • Create product manuals with screenshots and tutorials.
  • Communicate complex ideas in a concise manner.

Experience/ Role Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in Information Systems, Information Technology, Computer Science, or other related disciplines.
  • Experience in automotive production would be advantageous .
  • 4+ years of proven experience in writing technical documentation.
  • Understand and explain complex technical concepts.
  • Ability to undertake multiple projects and deliver on tight deadlines.
  • Excellent technical writing and verbal communication skills.
  • Outstanding interpersonal, communication and presentation skills.
  • Good time management, organisational, and decision-making skills.

We offer:

  • 20 days holiday in the first year, 25 thereafter plus all bank holidays
  • Auto enrolment
  • Bonus Scheme
  • Cycle to Work Scheme.
  • Death In service

If you are interested in this vacancy please “apply” below.

To follow up on your application call Major Recruitment on 01254 920800.

Food Production Operative (Days)

We have new opportunities for an immediate start for Food Production Operatives for a state-of-the-art factory based in Blackburn. Ideally you will have previous experience of Production and will be used to working in a fast-paced environment.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Working in fast paced environment
  • Machine Operating in a bagging plant
  • Packaging / Re-packaging products using machinery to aid efficiency
  • Working to ensure picking targets are met & exceeded
  • Keeping the warehouse free & tidy from rubbish
  • Labelling, stocking on the pallets
  • End of the line bagging
  • Always adhering to health and safety

What’s on offer for you?

  • Ongoing long term work
  • Brand new production site, working in good clean working environment.
  • Holiday Pay
  • Friendly working environment
  • Canteen Facilities
  • Staff Lockers

The following roles are available:

  • 7am – 4pm OR 8am – 5pm / This week only

Interested in this position?

Please submit your CV using the “apply” option – to follow up on your application please call Major Recruitment (Blackburn) on 01254 920800.

Alternatively if you’re interested in any future vacancies please complete the following registration form and select “Warehousing, Manufacturing & Production” and “Blackburn” on the first page of the form.

Temporary Worker Registration

Design Engineer

Description: Design Engineer

Location: Blackburn

Hours: 7.00am – 4.30pm Monday to Friday

Salary: £35,000.00

General and Task Management

  • Ability to capture and specify the design requirements
  • Research concept ideas using mathematical modelling to work out whether new developments and innovations would work and be cost effective
  • Analyse the Engineering and Project input in order to interrogate it, reach an agreement and integrate it formally in a Design solution
  • Produce design ideas, based on research, into technical plans for prototypes using computer-aided design (CAD) and computer-assisted engineering (CAE) software
  • Analyses the design proposals and the technical information in order to identify the issues arising during product development, defining and implementing adequate solutions in order to reach a feasible proposal with a high form and aesthetic quality
  • Attend design reviews to present design ideas and to discuss and critique alternative design solutions
  • Cost proposals
  • Carry out simulations of products for new and prototype projects using in- house software for the customer and provide support and feedback on design
  • Analyse and manage multiple design related issues to identify root cause
  • Modify designs based on the analysis to re-test and analyse until design meets specification requirements
  • Make design changes on existing products
  • Track design changes
  • Control of Bill of Materials (BoM), CAD Models and Engineering Drawings
  • Keep up with current and developing engineering trends
  • Undertake special projects as required
  • Contribute to continuous improvement activities
  • Quality control of work by appropriate reviews
  • Support process improvement activities
  • Support technical staff
  • Write reports and present progress at project meetings and to clients
  • Achieve goals within budget
  • Conduct benchmarking studies to determine best practices/designs and future trends
  • Attend various meetings and action/communicate instructions
  • Make presentations
  • Undertake continuous training and development
  • Independently determine approach and assigned tasks

Qualifications and Experience Levels:

  • Relevant manufacturing/engineering degree preferred,
  • Experience of using Solid Edge is preferred but other CAD packages accepted.
  • Experience in BOM (Bill of Material) structures/Sage 200 MRP
  • Understanding of legislation and standards
  • An understanding of Lean Manufacturing
  • Experienced with a number of systems. Becoming a subject matter expert in at least one area or system
  • Working knowledge of several other areas of specialisation

We offer:

  • 20 days holiday in the first year, 25 thereafter plus all bank holidays
  • Auto enrolment
  • Bonus Scheme
  • Cycle to Work Scheme.
  • Death In service

If you are interested in this vacancy please “apply” below.

To follow up on your application call Major Recruitment on 01254 920800.

Production Operative (Days)

A comprehensive co-packing company based in Blackburn are looking to recruit Production Operatives throughout September to join their team.

The role involves working with a full and comprehensive range of co-packaging, to assist Production Management in all aspects of daily production tasks to ensure customer orders are completed to the highest standard, working in line with the Food Safety Policies and BRC guidelines & regulations.

Description of the role:

· Checking and weighing of materials
· Operating machinery and equipment whilst adhering to Health & Safety rules and regulations at all times
· Run quality checks to ensure production of acceptable products in line with the requirements of the Quality Control Sheet and Product Specification.
· Assembling, packaging and labelling of products
· Removing unacceptable products and reporting any issues to the Production Supervisor / Quality Controller immediately
· Comply with Company hygiene policies and procedures when undertaking operations while maintaining high standards of personal hygiene
· Demonstrate the competent application of good manufacturing practices required to consistently operate to high standards of food safety
· Maintain a clean production environment
· Work in a safe manner with due consideration for personal Health & Safety and that of co-workers at all times

Please submit your CV and call Major Recruitment Blackburn office on 01254 920800 to discuss your application and arrange an appointment to attend the office and register.

Sales Order Processing Administrator

Our client has steadily evolved to become one of the UK’s premier suppliers of Performance Fibres for the Composite / Reinforced Plastic Markets. Their main product range is manufactured from Carbon Fibre, Glass Fibre and Aramid Fibre as well as supplying Resins and Adhesives. These products are used in a variety of different markets i.e. Automotive, Aerospace, Marine, Renewable Energy, Sport and Recreation to name a few.

Role:

Our client are currently recruiting a Sales Order Processing Administrator to join a friendly and growing team on a permanent basis. The purpose of the role will be to assist the sales representatives in providing exceptional service to all customers. With a service driven approach, you will answer queries relating to orders, stock availability, prices, delivery, and product application advice. Previous experience within a similar position would be highly desirable.

Responsibilities:

· Sales Order Processing – ensuring prompt despatch of products

· Taking calls from customers and providing product information

· Dealing with customer queries about orders, deliveries, and complaints

· Liaising with transport providers

· Working closely with sales representatives to maximise sales

· Working to targets and maintaining a high level of customer service

· General admin support

Skills and Experience:

  • Excellent communication skills are essential, this role will be working directly with customers, so we need an excellent telephone manner.
  • Able to work within a team effectively
  • Experience working with NetSuite Oracle would be desirable
  • Previously experience in a similar role would be preferred

Benefits:

  • Competitive salary and bonus scheme – £23,000 to £23,500 (D.O.E)
  • Ongoing development training and yearly salary reviews (applied following successful probation)
  • Monthly bonuses (applied following successful probation)
  • Wellness programme
  • Employee assistance programme
  • On-site parking
  • Start date: On or prior to the 05/12/2022.

COVID-19 considerations:
Our client operates with strict social distancing, all desks are provided hand sanitisers & masks are optional.

How to apply:

If you have experience in a similar role, feel your skills match and are interested in applying for this position please call on 01254 920800. Alternatively if you are interested in registering for future vacancies please complete the following registration form.

Temporary Worker Registration

Design Engineer

Description: Design Engineer

Location: Blackburn

Hours: 7.00am – 4.30pm Monday to Friday

Salary: £35,000.00

General and Task Management

  • Ability to capture and specify the design requirements
  • Research concept ideas using mathematical modelling to work out whether new developments and innovations would work and be cost effective
  • Analyse the Engineering and Project input in order to interrogate it, reach an agreement and integrate it formally in a Design solution
  • Produce design ideas, based on research, into technical plans for prototypes using computer-aided design (CAD) and computer-assisted engineering (CAE) software
  • Analyses the design proposals and the technical information in order to identify the issues arising during product development, defining and implementing adequate solutions in order to reach a feasible proposal with a high form and aesthetic quality
  • Attend design reviews to present design ideas and to discuss and critique alternative design solutions
  • Cost proposals
  • Carry out simulations of products for new and prototype projects using in- house software for the customer and provide support and feedback on design
  • Analyse and manage multiple design related issues to identify root cause
  • Modify designs based on the analysis to re-test and analyse until design meets specification requirements
  • Make design changes on existing products
  • Track design changes
  • Control of Bill of Materials (BoM), CAD Models and Engineering Drawings
  • Keep up with current and developing engineering trends
  • Undertake special projects as required
  • Contribute to continuous improvement activities
  • Quality control of work by appropriate reviews
  • Support process improvement activities
  • Support technical staff
  • Write reports and present progress at project meetings and to clients
  • Achieve goals within budget
  • Conduct benchmarking studies to determine best practices/designs and future trends
  • Attend various meetings and action/communicate instructions
  • Make presentations
  • Undertake continuous training and development
  • Independently determine approach and assigned tasks

Qualifications and Experience Levels:

  • Relevant manufacturing/engineering degree preferred,
  • Experience of using Solid Edge is preferred but other CAD packages accepted.
  • Experience in BOM (Bill of Material) structures/Sage 200 MRP
  • Understanding of legislation and standards
  • An understanding of Lean Manufacturing
  • Experienced with a number of systems. Becoming a subject matter expert in at least one area or system
  • Working knowledge of several other areas of specialisation

We offer:

  • 20 days holiday in the first year, 25 thereafter plus all bank holidays
  • Auto enrolment
  • Bonus Scheme
  • Cycle to Work Scheme.
  • Death In service

If you are interested in this vacancy please “apply” below.

To follow up on your application call Major Recruitment on 01254 920800.

Technical Writer

Description: Technical Writer

Location: Blackburn

Hours: 7.00am – 4.30pm Monday to Friday

Salary: £38,000.00

  • Collaborate with Design, Research and Development, Production and other stakeholders to obtain an in-depth understanding of the process and the documentation requirements.
  • Circulate technical information in easy-to-understand language for a non-technical audience.
  • Become familiar with technology architecture, design, and implementation requirements.
  • Create software documentation after a thorough collaboration with subject matter specialists and technical staff.
  • Help other writers in creating documentation.
  • Ability to take existing and potential content and improve it.
  • Convert complex documentation to easy language for multiple audiences.
  • Create product manuals with screenshots and tutorials.
  • Communicate complex ideas in a concise manner.

Experience/ Role Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in Information Systems, Information Technology, Computer Science, or other related disciplines.
  • Experience in automotive production would be advantageous .
  • 4+ years of proven experience in writing technical documentation.
  • Understand and explain complex technical concepts.
  • Ability to undertake multiple projects and deliver on tight deadlines.
  • Excellent technical writing and verbal communication skills.
  • Outstanding interpersonal, communication and presentation skills.
  • Good time management, organisational, and decision-making skills.

We offer:

  • 20 days holiday in the first year, 25 thereafter plus all bank holidays
  • Auto enrolment
  • Bonus Scheme
  • Cycle to Work Scheme.
  • Death In service

If you are interested in this vacancy please “apply” below.

To follow up on your application call Major Recruitment on 01254 920800.