Manufacturing

Production Operative

Great opportunity for someone with a Production / Manufacturing background to work for our local client based in Thame!! If you have previous experience in soldering, assembly, wiring, or even Injection moulding or testing and you are looking for a new challenge then this could be the perfect position for you!!!

What is in it for you?! Salary £26,319 Hourly rate of £13.67, working hours 2.30-11 Monday – Thursday 11-4 Friday, ongoing overtime available, good training and potential to work in different departments, enabling you to increase your level of skills. Temp to Perm 2-3 weeks temping only, then monthly paid Permanent Contract.

The purpose of the role: Working with minimum supervision, working in any area of component manufacturing, product assembly, wiring, and testing as required to meet delivery requirements.

Carry out component manufacturing, and product assembly to meet requirements documented in build instructions, drawings, BOM, or other related documents. Ensure all activities satisfy quality standards or other applicable standards.

The job is a long-term permanent position (payrolled) via the K&D for 2-3 weeks on a temporary contract before being transferred onto the client’s books.

What you will be doing?! Set up component manufacturing equipment (including EHRT, Plating line, and power presses), and product production areas, to ensure it is run efficiently and effectively to meet requirements. Maintain a safe, orderly, and clean work area.

Liaise with Team Leaders and ensure stock levels are kept up to date. Ensure equipment is running efficiently/effectively with maximum use of material, resources, and time.

Maintain machinery and equipment as required by TPM programs. Alert the Production Manager or other appropriate staff of any plant or equipment maintenance issues. Take an active part in all team working and continuous improvement initiatives.

The use of hand-vibrating tools may be required. Ear, eye, and face protection and other PPE may need to be worn. Manual handling will be required.

Secondary Activities / Tasks. To undertake any other duties and responsibilities as required/instructed to maintain and/or improve the efficiency, quality, and service provided by Production Services. Health & Safety – adherence to all Company Health & Safety Policies, Procedures, and Safe Working Practices. Attend Health Surveillance as appropriate. Attend training courses and participate in “on the job” training, as appropriate to the development of job skills and mandatory Health and safety requirements.

What the client would like from you? previous experience setting up and using production equipment efficiently. Previous experience assembling products. Someone who can multi-task successfully. Good IT skills. Ability to interpret BOMs and analyse and work on drawings.

Nice to have skills but not essential?! Lean / Six Sigma qualification and experience. Knowledge of and experience in using ERP and Teamcenter or other CAD software.

If you believe that these requirements match your skills then please apply here today and we will call immediately to discuss further!!

Production Operative

Great opportunity for someone with a Production / Manufacturing background to work for our local client based in Thame!! If you have previous experience in soldering, assembly, wiring, or even Injection moulding or testing and you are looking for a new challenge then this could be the perfect position for you!!!

What is in it for you?! Salary £23,118 Hourly rate of £12.02, working hours 6.30-3 Monday – Thursday 6.30-11.30 Friday, ongoing overtime available, good training and potential to work in different departments, enabling you to increase your level of skills. Temp to Perm 2-3 weeks temping only then monthly paid Permanent Contract.

The job is a long-term permanent position (payrolled) via the K&D for 2-3 weeks on a temporary contract before being transferred onto the client’s books.

The purpose of the role: Working with minimum supervision, working in any area of component manufacturing, product assembly, wiring, and testing as required to meet delivery requirements.

Carry out component manufacturing, and product assembly to meet requirements documented in build instructions, drawings, BOM’s or other related documents.

What you will be doing?! Set up component manufacturing equipment (including EHRT, Plating line, and power presses), and product production areas, to ensure it is run efficiently and effectively to meet requirements. Maintain a safe, orderly, and clean work area.

Ensure safe working practices are carried out at all times. Ensure that all components and products are stored tidily and correctly identified. Accurately maintain production records, product records, and other records.

Maintain machinery and equipment as required by TPM programs. Alert the Production Manager or other appropriate staff of any plant or equipment maintenance issues. Take an active part in all team working and continuous improvement initiatives.

The use of hand-vibrating tools may be required. Ear, eye, and face protection and other PPE may need to be worn. Manual handling will be required.

What the client would like from you? previous experience setting up and using production equipment efficiently. Previous experience assembling products. Someone who can multi-task successfully. Good IT skills. Ability to interpret BOMs and analyse and work on drawings.

Nice to have skills but not essential?! Lean / Six sigma qualification and experience. Knowledge of and experience in using ERP and Teamcenter or other CAD software.

If you believe that these requirements match your skills then please apply here today and we will call immediately to discuss further!!

Operations Support

Major Recruitment Oldbury are delighted to be recruiting for a high established engineering organisation who are recruiting for an operation support person to join their busy Darlaston site. Hours of work are: Monday to Thursday 7:00 – 4:00, Friday 8:00 am – 1:00 (39 hours)

Duties and tasks will include:

  • Detail the necessary production equipment, raw materials (building BOM’s) and labour needs for production.
  • Submit reports on throughput.
  • Identify priority orders and plan accordingly to meet customer requirements.
  • Work with Management to address any issues, setbacks or quality control concerns with the production process.
  • Support the Purchasing team to anticipate raw material demands.
  • Facilitate contract review meeting, discussing new production methods or ways to reduce production costs and increase company profits, as well as taking notes and assigning tasks
  • Prepare, complete and file production paperwork in line with ISO 9001 quality procedures.
  • Other process administrative tasks relating to production planning and general operations.

Other production and / or administrative related tasks may be introduced once settled.

Candidates welcome to apply for the role will have the following:

Be able to collaborate well with others, as operations is a cross functional role. This individual will need to work with other departments, such as Engineering, Quality and Production, to coordinate and integrate production plans. There will be a strong need to build and maintain good relationships with operators to ensure smooth and timely delivery of our products.

On site parking is available

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Mechanical Design Engineer

A Mechanical Design Engineer with Inventor experience is sought by a busy County Durham based Engineering company

As a Mechanical Design Engineer you will have the following responsibilities: –

  • Use of Autodesk Inventor, AutoCAD and sketching to provide conceptual and detailed designs.
  • Analysis of mechanical systems using hand calculations and non-linear FEA with ANSYS.
  • Working closely with colleagues across the business, take ownership of design development, manufacturing, testing and take appropriate corrective actions where required.
  • Efficient and rapid development of new product technologies, following a formal process applied to new products, materials, and manufacturing processes.
  • Evaluating the performance of designs using FMEA and other techniques.
  • Leading design reviews to ensure designs meet the required specification and industry standards.
  • Technical document writing to support the Development, Sales, Project, and Manufacturing phases.
  • Creation and checking of calculations, manufacturing drawings and general arrangements to support the products through their life cycle.
  • Management of production tooling CAD and providing manufacturing support
  • Support project delivery and client interfaces with efficient delivery of engineering deliverables. Attend client meetings, presenting technical aspects of the project delivery.

We are looking for someone with professional experience and knowledge of AutoDesk Inventor or similar CAD design tool and proven experience within a mechanical design role. You will need experience in product development, design and structural analysis and have worked with a variety of materials including metals and polymers. You will ideally be degree qualified in Mechanical Engineering and be proficient with Mathcad and/or Excel for engineering calculations and have a good understanding of mechanical engineering principles (statics,
thermal, fatigue etc).

This is a varied role with opportunities for leadership and career progression. If you are interested please call Adam Jones at Major Recruitment on 0191 6620016 or click Apply Now to send your CV

Production Operative

K&D is delighted to support a local client looking for an experienced Production operator to work within a cleanroom environment and join a small team based in High Wycombe!!

The successful applicant should have the following profile:

Be both literate and numerate and have a good level of understanding of the English Language to be able to read, understand, and follow essential production documentation:

Manual Skills Required: Visual and manual dexterity to perform Production Operations including Assembly. Use of light industrial equipment and hand tools. Keyboard Skills.

The Hours are Mon – Thur 8-5 with two half-hour breaks and Fri 8 -2 with one half-hour break, the rate of pay would be £12.65ph, and 20 days holiday, plus three days at Christmas plus bank Holidays, plus your Birthday off as paid leave!

General Duties:

Carry out production operations in line with the Product Specification, Company, and Quality work methods and within any specified time constraints. Ensure any record-keeping activities are completed and signed off where appropriate.

Work within the Company’s Health & Safety Policy. Work within the Company’s cleanroom procedures, including gowning, hand washing, and cleaning (SOP57, FC147, FC190) Assist with on-the-job training for new people.

Work within a team and contribute towards continuous improvement programs. Provide cover for the role of Cleanroom Component Operator when required (JS49). Undergo training to meet the Company’s requirements. Any other reasonable tasks allocated by the Directors of the Company.

Production operations including assembly and use of light industrial equipment and hand tools. Monitoring Production: visual checking, daily, weekly, and monthly clean downs. You will stand for long periods, moving products and materials on work trollies.

Working environment: Cleanroom – Controlled temperature, clean work area. Use of solvents, including but not limited to, isopropyl alcohol (IPA), Denatured Ethanol (IMS), peroxide-based cleaning agents, Cyclohexanone, and Methyl ethyl ketone (MEK)

Protective Clothing is provided in line with the company cleanroom procedures (SOP57, FC147)

The Operations Manager and Office Supervisor give a general introduction to the company. A training schedule is devised to meet the needs of the individual. This will include the use of the computer system and relevant software packages.

If you are interested in the position?! feel free to apply today; we look forward to further discussing the role with you.

Quality Coordinator – Food

A Quality Coordinator is needed by an established company in the Food manufacturing sector

As a Quality Coordinator is you will be involved in maintaining the company’s Quality and Hygiene Management System. Concentrating on compliance with policies and procedures and ensuring products supplied to customers are of a consistently safe and high standard of quality.

Your key responsibilities will include

  • Liaising with certification bodies; organizing site audits; responding to non-conformances and ensuring full compliance certification standards and accreditation systems
  • Working with the QHSE Manager to review and update policies & procedures to continually strengthen & improve quality management systems
  • Completion of customer questionnaires and preparation of technical specifications
  • Manage the company’s internal audit and self-inspection programs
  • Help develop and implement a robust and efficient CAPA Program
  • Maintain up-to-date calibration records & arrange service and repair of laboratory equipment
  • Conduct and document forward and reverse traceability exercises and a product withdrawal
  • Assist in maintaining the company’s HACCP’s plan
  • Deliver short training programs and conduct information and awareness briefings
  • General quality assurance duties; process quality checks, compiling certificates of analysis, archiving samples and conducting laboratory tests
  • Ensure compliance with ISO 14001 certification and statutory environmental legislation and Best Practice Guidance
  • Maintain systems and documentation to ensure full compliance with the BRC Global Standard

The successful candidate will need previous Quality Assurance / QA experience within the Food & Drink sector and ideally have been involved in BRC Audits and compliance. Good organisational and time management skills are essential as are excellent Microsoft Office skills, strong written and verbal communication skills, good planning skills and good attention to detail with a positive, proactive and constructive approach to problem-solving

This is a varied and interesting role with good development opportunities.

If you would like more information please call Adam Jones at Major Recruitment on 0191 6620016 or click Apply Now to send your CV

Health & Safety Coordinator

A NEBOSH qualified Health & Safety Advisor is sought by a busy manufacturing company

Reporting to the QHSE Manager you will be responsible for the health and safety management system with your primary objective is to minimise occupational accidents and illnesses and maintain a safe work environment. Key activities to this aim include, conducting detailed risk assessments, undertaking thorough investigations into all accidents and near miss incidents and coordinating actions to continuously improve health and safety standards within the business

Key areas of focus are: –

  • Achievement of health & safety KPI’s
  • Conduct risk assessments of all business activities and ensure appropriate safeguards and controls are implemented to minimise risks
  • Organise & chair quarterly health and safety committee meetings, maintain minutes and monitor actions
  • Conduct regular practice fire evacuation drills
  • Record accident and near miss incidents; conduct investigations and report health and safety statistics
  • Investigate safety concerns
  • Preparation of standard operating procedures
  • Maintain stocks and control issue of personal protective equipment
  • Organise first aid training, lung function tests, audiometric testing and LEV / air quality monitoring
  • Conduct racking inspections
  • Maintain a central log & coordinate health & safety relating actions
  • Ensure high standards of housekeeping and hygiene are maintained throughout the site, in compliance with ISO14001 standards

The successful candidate will have a NEBOSH general certificate and have experience of coordinating health and safety within a manufacturing plant. You will need experience of carrying out accident & near miss investigations, conducting risk assessments and racking inspections. Accuracy and attention to detail are vital as is a proactive and constructive approach problem solving, good organisational and time management skills and the ability to multi-task.

Effective communication and interpersonal skills are of key importance in this role as are discretion and confidentiality

This is an excellent opportunity to drive Health & Safety compliance within an established manufacturing business

Please call Adam Jones at Major Recruitment on 0191 6620016 or click Apply Now to send your CV if you are interested

Buyer

We are looking for a Buyer with a Manufacturing background to cover an 18 month interim appointment in the Sunderland area

Working closely with the Costings and Production teams you will have the following responsibilities

  • Investigate evaluate and introduce new suppliers.
  • Action technical enquiries by providing price and availability to the Costing Team so that they can respond to requests for a quotation from customer / prospective customers
  • Procure materials to meet sample and production requirements.
  • Ensure effective communication channels are used and relationships are built and maintained between Buyer and the supply base, as well as internally on site
  • Ensure material booking in & out procedures are adhered to.
  • Ensure all stock is subjected to regular PI counts in line with current procedure and sufficient to meet external audit requirements.
  • Ensure accurate stock, WIP and finished goods levels are maintained.
  • Ensure all supplier reject material is processed through the MRP system and goods are prepared for return to the supplier as necessary.
  • Maintain and improve the control mechanisms for parts used in production (including effective supplier reject management). Ensure that company inventory records (including parts used in production, WIP and Finished Goods) are of the highest integrity through the use of perpetual inventory (PI) procedures.
  • Gather in comparable quotes for other goods and services for the site
  • Ensure supplier purchase orders & schedules are issued in line with manufacturing and customer requirements (MRP or Kanban demand triggers).
  • Try to anticipate supplier difficulties, taking appropriate action to prevent shortages.
  • Control and reduce costs from defective suppliers, advising them immediately of discrepancies, ensuring the replacement of rejected items speedily.

The successful candidate will have previous purchasing experience within a manufacturing / engineering environment. Good supplier appraisal and development skills are needed as is a good level of experience of MRP systems. A full driving licence is also needed as there are occasional supplier visits. Good negotiation and communication skills are essential.

If you would like more information on this excellent opportunity please call Adam Jones at Major Recruitment on 0777 6960304 or click Apply Now to send your CV

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