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NPI Project Engineer

A Project Engineer with a background in NPI Projects and Manufacturing Engineering is sought by a growing manufacturing company in the Tyneside area.

The role will be responsible for NPI Engineering tasks as allocated by the NPI Director, including the management and implementation of selected Improvement projects relating to New Product Introduction, Production processes and Machinery. Duties will also include

  • Working with the business development and product design teams to determine suitable manufacturing processes.
  • Control and implementation of engineering change requests, participate in project reviews and manage projects where required.
  • Responsibility for the evaluation, introduction and proving of new methods.
  • Specify, evaluate and recommend machinery & equipment for new processes
  • Develop new processes to improve quality, cost, delivery, environment
  • Prepare training packages and instruct personnel in the use of new equipment, methods or systems.
  • The creation and control of master data within the MRP system, including materials, BOMs and Routes

The successful candidate will ideally have a HND / Degree, in an Engineering discipline with experience of working within a change-led manufacturing environment. Certification to Six Sigma Green Belt level is also needed. Good project management skills are essential as you will often have short-lead times to implement process changes. The ability to lead and manage manufacturing change is essential as are strong communication and interpersonal skills and a good attention to detail.

If you would like more information on this exciting and challenging role please call Adam Jones at Major Recruitment or click Apply Now to send your CV

Manufacturing / Production Operative

We are currently recruiting for a Production Operative to work on machines and production lines blending products such as adhesives, coatings and binders.

Items are manually labelled and products dispensed by tap into tins, bottles or drums for stock and dispatch. If you work well in a small team and can carry out tasks quickly and accurately, this job could be for you.

In this job you will need to have patience, as the tasks can be repetitive. You will also need to work well in a small team and on your own. You will not usually need any qualifications to start work but it would be useful if you have experience of work in a paint manufacturing environment.

Duties
The manufacture of adhesive products is particularly hands on, so your work as an operative is likely to include:

* The blending of adhesive and binders.

* The accurate weighing of raw materials and finished goods.

* Labelling and dispensing completed batch production.

* The completion of internal documentation.

* Loading of completed goods and unloading of incoming goods.

* The handling and weighing of liquids and powders.

* Ensuring that both equipment and work areas are cleaned and maintained.

Hours

You would typically work a 5 day, 40 hour week consisting of a 9.00am start and 5.00pm finish (Monday to Friday). Overtime may be required during busy times.

Factories are usually noisy and can be hot or cool, depending on the time of year and products being manufactured. You would wear protective clothing.

Entry requirements

The successful applicant will not need any qualifications to start work however it will be useful if you have previous experience of work in a manufacturing environment, specifically on mixing or blending.

It would be beneficial to hold a valid UK driving licence and have access to your own transport as the company will be relocating to RedScar Industrial Estate in Preston. (On completion of the initial 12 week temporary period and successful probation the company will offer up to £22000 as a permanent salary).

Skills, interests and qualities

To be a Production Operative you should have:

* Good observational skills and ability to work with accurate measurements.

* Patience to carry out repetitive tasks.

* The ability to work quickly to meet production targets.

* Good team working skills and the ability to work on your own.

* The ability to follow strict health and safety guidelines and quality procedures.

* Good standards of personal hygiene and a considerate attitude.
* A willingness to work flexibly.

Apply now with your up to date CV or call Major Recruitment Blackburn office on 01254 920800. You can also register in advance for future vacancies by completing the following registration form.

Bid Administrator

A Bid Administrator with experience of working within an Engineering or Technical environment is needed by a successful manufacturing business.

As a Bid Administrator you will be working closely with the Commercial Manager to oversee the coordination and administration of all bid management and commercial administration activities. As part of a close team, you will be responsible for bid content writing, co-ordination, planning and have proven financial skills with an eye for improving the profitability of commercial terms and ultimately the bottom line of the Company.

You will also support the sales team in “opportunity capture” in the CRM tool, take the lead in managing the status of opportunity life cycle in the CRM tool and proactively respond to PQQs, RFIs and any information relating to prequalification of opportunities. You will also coordinate and taking part in Bid, “Go-No Go” meetings, collaborate with key stakeholders within the business regarding the bid plan and deliverables and construct, maintain, and manage the ongoing development of cost & price models in excel.

The successful candidate will be qualified to HNC level or Higher in a Business or Engineering discipline and have previous experience working on bids and tenders. You will also have experience of working in a technical or engineering environment. Good written and verbal communication skills are essential as is a strong knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Word and Powerpoint. Excellent content writing, administration and scheduling skills are also needed as is the ability to work to tight deadlines

This is an exciting and varied role in an innovation led manufacturing company.

Please call Adam Jones at Major Recruitment or click Apply Now to send your CV if you would like more information

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Electronics Buyer

A Buyer with Electronics experience is needed by a growing Electronics company in the Newcastle area

Working in a small purchasing team your main responsibilities will be

  • Supplier Selection and procurement of a range of commodities including off-the-shelf / catalogue items and also high value bespoke / configured-to-order items
  • Stock replenishment and delivery scheduling around Just in time principles, based on production schedule forecast /BOM/ long lead item special orders at design stage.
  • Contribute to the running of a supplier evaluation system, through the implementation of supplier Key Performance Indicators focused on On-Time Delivery, Quality, Enquiry turn-around times, Competitiveness of pricing, Health and Safety performance, etc
  • Problem solving /trouble shooting to protect supply line and maintain both good supplier and customer relationships.
  • Participate in regular project progress meetings, during which production shortages and high risk supplies are discussed to allow focused expediting as required
  • Manage and implement project specific documentation and coordinate quality intervention points
  • Support to the Sales and quotation team, via the provision of price and lead time data for potential future orders

The successful candidate will be an experienced Buyer and have worked within the Electronics Manufacturing sector. You will need experience of purchasing PCB’s, connectors and other electronic parts for assembly, sourcing and costing of components for NPI projects and prototypes and using MRP systems to control procurement. Experience of monitoring inventory levels and managing lead times is needed as is a proactive and organised approach to procurement, good communication & documentation skills and good negotiation skills. A HNC or CIPS qualification would be a strong advantage.

If you would like to know more about this exciting role please call Adam Jones at Major Recruitment or click Apply Now to send your CV

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production Administrator

Production Administrator

Wick, Bristol

£ Competitive + 23 days holiday + Annual Bonus

(Monday to Friday – 8.30am to 5pm)

A global leader in the construction industry is now seeking a Production Administrator to join their company within their office in the Wick, Bristol. We’re looking for a confident Production Administrator who is looking to use their extensive administration skills within a friendly team.

The Role

You will be supporting all production and operation functions with expert administrative support to the site supervisors, production coordinators, suppliers, and procurement. You be central to ensuring the smooth day to day running within the administration team.

  • Responsible for the day to day production and procurement administration for site.
  • Administer the purchasing function
  • Administer the progress of orders to ensure that sufficient supply of materials is available
  • Administer Site clocking system, hours, overtime and bonus payments
  • Control stocks of spares, raw materials and administer the stock taking process

DESIRABLE SKILLS:

  • Previous manufacturing and procurement administrative experience desirable
  • Successful experience of working in a general administration support role and/or in a customer services environment
  • Good, written and verbal communication and organisational skills
  • Ability to work both independently and within a team
  • Analytical with strong attention to detail
  • Enthusiastic, self-motivated with the ability to enthuse and motivate others
  • Excellent Computer literacy skills in Microsoft 365, especially excel
  • SAP Production/Purchasing experience would be a great benefit
  • Ability and Desire to improve processes to increase efficiency, streamline processes and secure business processes.

If you feel that this is EXACTLY what you’re looking for then please get in touch ASAP to arrange an interview.

General Operative

What’s in it for you?

  • Paying up to £11.42 per hour
  • Overtime paid at time 1/2
  • Monday to Friday 40 hour per week
  • Onsite parking
  • Full training given
  • Canteen facilities
  • Full covid safety regulations adhered to

My Client is well established, industry leading fabrication company. Based in County Durham, they have seen year on year success, with further growth plans for 2022. They offer a range of services from Design through to Manufacturing. This has given the company opportunities to service a multitude of sectors, with a diverse client base stretching across the globe. An exciting opportunity has arisen for a number General Operatives to join their team on a Temporary to Permanent basis.

This opportunity gives a General Operative the opportunity to work with one of the most respected companies in the North-East. They offer not only an excellent package, but more importantly in todays world, job security.

As a General Operative, your role will be to cover the following shifts:

06:00-14:00

14:00-22:00

22:00-06:00

Must be able to do shift rotation.

General Operative Main Duties:

  • General assembly Operative work
  • Quality Checking
  • Working in a target driven environment
  • Assisting fabricators
  • Working with hand tools
  • Lifting and bending
  • Working in a very manual industrial environment

Role Requirements:

  • Experience of working in an industrial manufacturing environment
  • Excellent communication
  • Ability to learn new skills
  • Ability to inspect own work
  • Physically able to lift up to 15kg
  • Expect high standards from yourself
  • Flexibility with regards to shifts and over-time

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General Operative

What’s in it for you?

  • Paying up to £10.70per hour
  • Overtime paid at time 1/2
  • Monday to Friday 40 hour per week
  • Onsite parking
  • Full training given
  • Canteen facilities
  • Full covid safety regulations adhered to

My Client is well established, industry leading fabrication company. Based in County Durham, they have seen year on year success, with further growth plans for 2022. They offer a range of services from Design through to Manufacturing. This has given the company opportunities to service a multitude of sectors, with a diverse client base stretching across the globe. An exciting opportunity has arisen for a number General Operatives to join their team on a Temporary to Permanent basis.

This opportunity gives a General Operative the opportunity to work with one of the most respected companies in the North-East. They offer not only an excellent package, but more importantly in todays world, job security.

As a General Operative, your role will be to cover the following shifts:

06:00-14:00

14:00-22:00

22:00-06:00

Must be able to do shift rotation.

General Operative Main Duties:

  • General assembly Operative work
  • Quality Checking
  • Working in a target driven environment
  • Assisting fabricators
  • Working with hand tools
  • Lifting and bending
  • Working in a very manual industrial environment

Role Requirements:

  • Experience of working in an industrial manufacturing environment
  • Excellent communication
  • Ability to learn new skills
  • Ability to inspect own work
  • Physically able to lift up to 15kg
  • Expect high standards from yourself
  • Flexibility with regards to shifts and over-time

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Quality Engineer

A Quality Engineer is sought by an expanding North Tyneside based manufacturing company

You will be responsible for all aspects of Quality Engineering including: –

  • Leading the investigation & identification root cause of Quality/Process concerns & rejects, and ensuring that effective Countermeasures, Corrective Actions & Preventative Actions are implemented through the use of Quality Tools (8D, 5WHY, Poke Yoke)
  • Overseeing the quality inspection process
  • Developing and implementing quality policies and procedures to meet ISO9001 and IATF16949 standards
  • Examination, analysis and reprocessing of customer returns
  • Creation and issue of Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) and Work Instructions (WI) in relation to process operations and product assembly
  • Creation of Quality Standards documentation for material and Inspection procedures
  • Carry out internal and supplier audits
  • Responsible for the Calibration of measuring equipment, including internal checks and externally calibrated equipment
  • Set criteria for Supplier Approval and performance measurements (Quality & Delivery)

You will need experience as a Quality Engineer within a change and improvement-led manufacturing environment. Experience of creating and implementing quality systems, procedures and policies that are compliant to ISO9001 and IATF16949 standards. You will need experience of carrying out internal and external audits. A background in change management and cell based production would be a strong advantage.

Please call Adam Jones at Major Recruitment or click Apply Now to send your CV to this exciting role

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NDT / Quality Technician

A PCN qualified NDT Technician is sought by a Sunderland based Engineering company to provide NDT testing and inspections customer requirements and regulatory specifications.

Working closely with the Quality Manager and Production Manager you will have the following responsibilities

  • Engage in product NDT inspection and quality improvement activities.
  • Development of NDT inspection processes.
  • Perform NDT inspection of sub-contract manufactured items.
  • Provide NDT support to the Production department to ensure consistent product quality.
  • Monitor NDT system, process and product performance and make. recommendations for improvements.
  • Use of inspection and test equipment (physical, quality & visual inspection methods)
  • Be fully experienced in non-destructive techniques – MPI and DP (Magnetic Particle & Dye Penetrant Inspection)
  • Liaise with all company departments regarding NDT related matters.
  • Maintenance of NDT equipment and required data for the company.
  • Conducting NDT quality related investigations and audits.
  • Ensure that responsibilities, with regard to the company’s NDT Standards are met and understood by all relevant production operatives.
  • To compile and document all required NDT reports and supporting documentation.

The successful candidate will be a PCN qualified NDT Technician in MPI & DP techniques with ASNT certification an advantage. You will need a good knowledge of NDT control, assurance principles, quality improvement tools, metrology and inspection techniques and have the ability to produce quality work whilst working under pressure. Previous experience of working in a Mechanical/ Inspection environment is essential as is the ability to produce quality work whilst working under pressure with minimal supervision

This is a varied role for an expanding engineering company. Please call Adam Jones at Major Recruitment or click Apply Now to send your CV if interested