Production

Manufacturing Engineer

Major Recruitment are looking to appoint a Manufacturing Engineer for a client in Stokesley. Our client is a well-established electronics and instrumentation businesses with an impeccable reputation for quality of products and services.

Due to substantial growth, an exciting opportunity has arisen for a Manufacturing Engineer to join the team on a permanent basis.

What’s on offer?

  • Up to £40,000 per year (DOE).
  • Annual profit bonus (average £1500).
  • Monday to Friday.
  • 8am to 4:30pm.
  • Permanent position.
  • A warm, friendly and encouraging working environment.
  • Cycle to work scheme.
  • Healthcare cash plan.
  • Employee Assistance Program .
  • Access to GP services.
  • Flu vaccinations.
  • Increasing annual leave with service (ability to buy and sell additional holidays)
  • Birthday holiday.

Duties:

  • Process Optimisation: Maintain and improve manufacturing processes to meet ISO 9001 and quality standards and ensure robust designs and processes for high product yield, quality, and timely delivery.

  • Collaboration and DFM: Work with cross-functional teams to implement design for manufacturing (DFM) principles.

  • Continuous Improvement: Drive lean manufacturing and continuous improvement initiatives to enhance quality, reduce costs, and optimise timelines.

  • Process Evaluation: Assess and improve current processes to eliminate waste and increase output.

  • Project Management: Manage time across multiple projects and communicate progress to stakeholders.

  • Manufacturing Routings: Design and implement manufacturing routings within the company’s MRP system.

  • Production Support: Collaborate with the production support team to achieve departmental KPIs.

  • Knowledge Development: Develop a deep understanding of the product portfolio and manufacturing processes and remain updated on relevant manufacturing technologies.

  • Training and Documentation: Provide training on best practices and create detailed work instructions using CAD and written documentation.

  • Security Clearance: Obtain security clearance for MoD/Military access as required.

Role Requirements:

  • 3 Years+ Electrical / Electronic Practical Production Engineering Experience.

  • Proven track record in implementing process improvements and cost-saving initiative

  • Degree/HND qualified.
  • Proficient in electronic fault finding, soldering, and electrical wiring
  • In-depth understanding of manufacturing processes and quality control
  • Strong problem-solving skills, including root cause analysis techniques (e.g., 8D)
  • Proficient in CAD software, Microsoft Office suite, and MRP systems
  • Competent in electronic fault finding.
  • Understanding of safe working practices.
  • Experienced in root cause analysis and problem solving.
  • Experience with automation systems.
  • Six Sigma certification (Green Belt or higher).
  • Familiarity with Industry 4.0 concepts and technologies.

If you feel you’d be suitable for this role, please contact the NEWTON AYCLIFFE BRANCH on 01325 468780

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Print Operator

Our client has been dedicated to going the extra mile in the print and packaging industry since its inception in 1984. Officially incorporated in 1991, they proudly remain an independent company, committed to producing the highest quality solutions for their customers.

Their impeccable record has earned them business through recommendations and loyal returning customers. Nearly four decades later, our client continues to thrive, driven by a proactive and responsive team whose wealth of knowledge and passion for their craft is unrivalled. Due to their year on year success, they’re looking for a dynamic Print Operator to join their team.

What’s in it for you?

  • Paying up to £28,000 per year
  • Permanent position
  • Opportunities for overtime.
  • 170 hours of holiday (equivalent to 5 weeks).
  • Paid bank holidays.
  • Enrollment in People’s Pension.
  • Death in service benefit after one year with the company.

Main Responsibilities:

This role requires meticulous attention to detail, technical proficiency in press operations, and a commitment to maintaining superior print quality across different substrates and ink types.

  • Operate and maintain a Man Roland 700 series press for high-quality printing.
  • Proficient in setting up and running the press, including plate mounting and substrate handling.
  • Expertise in colour control and management using both UV and conventional inks.
  • Experience with B1 sheet size (707 x 1000 mm) and various packaging substrates.
  • Ability to conduct thorough quality checks and attention to detail to ensure flawless print output.
  • Strong problem-solving skills to address press-related issues during production.

Work Schedule:

  • Shifts available:
    • Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday: 6am – 6pm
    • Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday: 6pm – 6am
    • Thursday, Friday, Saturday: 6am – 6pm

If you feel you’d be suitable for the role, please pop AILSA a call in our Newton Aycliffe branch on 01325 468780.

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Cutting and Creasing Operator

Our client has been dedicated to going the extra mile in the print and packaging industry since its inception in 1984. Officially incorporated in 1991, they proudly remain an independent company, committed to producing the highest quality solutions for their customers.

Their impeccable record has earned them business through recommendations and loyal returning customers. Nearly four decades later, our client continues to thrive, driven by a proactive and responsive team whose wealth of knowledge and passion for their craft is unrivalled. Due to their year on year success, they’re looking for a dynamic Cutting and Creasing Operator to join their team.

What’s in it for you?

  • Paying up to £28,000 per year
  • Permanent position
  • Opportunities for overtime.
  • 170 hours of holiday (equivalent to 5 weeks).
  • Paid bank holidays.
  • Enrollment in People’s Pension.
  • Death in service benefit after one year with the company.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Setup and Inspect: Prepare the Iberica Optima die cutter machine and ensure all safety measures.
  • Load Material: Handle B1 sheets and adjust feeder settings.
  • Prepare Tools: Install and align dies, embossing, and perforating tools.
  • Operate Machine: Run trial and full production, making necessary adjustments.
  • Quality Control: Monitor output and ensure high-quality standards.

Work Schedule:

  • Shifts available:
    • Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday: 6am – 6pm
    • Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday: 6pm – 6am
    • Thursday, Friday, Saturday: 6am – 6pm

If you feel you’d be suitable for the role, please pop AILSA a call in our Newton Aycliffe branch on 01325 468780.

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Moll Operator

Our client has been dedicated to going the extra mile in the print and packaging industry since its inception in 1984. Officially incorporated in 1991, they proudly remain an independent company, committed to producing the highest quality solutions for their customers.

Their impeccable record has earned them business through recommendations and loyal returning customers. Nearly four decades later, our client continues to thrive, driven by a proactive and responsive team whose wealth of knowledge and passion for their craft is unrivalled. Due to their year on year success, they’re looking for a dynamic Moll Operator to join their team.

What’s in it for you?

  • Paying up to £28,000 per year
  • Permanent position
  • Opportunities for overtime.
  • 170 hours of holiday (equivalent to 5 weeks).
  • Paid bank holidays.
  • Enrollment in People’s Pension.
  • Death in service benefit after one year with the company.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Machine Configuration: Align and calibrate the Moll line as per the specifications.
  • Speed Adjustment: Balance speed with job complexity and material type.
  • Glue Selection: Choose compatible hot glue and peelable adhesives.
  • Temperature Control: Maintain proper glue temperature.
  • Application Maintenance: Keep the glue application system clean and functioning.
  • Alignment: Use guides and sensors for straight material feeding.
  • Calibration: Regularly ensure consistent glue application.
  • Inspection: Implement real-time visual inspection systems.
  • Data Management: Use a system that handles variable data for printing and application.
  • Software Integration: Ensure seamless communication between Moll line software and data systems.

Work Schedule:

  • Shifts available:
    • Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday: 6am – 6pm
    • Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday: 6pm – 6am
    • Thursday, Friday, Saturday: 6am – 6pm

If you feel you’d be suitable for the role, please pop AILSA a call in our Newton Aycliffe branch on 01325 468780.

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Gluer Operator

Our client has been dedicated to going the extra mile in the print and packaging industry since its inception in 1984. Officially incorporated in 1991, they proudly remain an independent company, committed to producing the highest quality solutions for their customers.

Their impeccable record has earned them business through recommendations and loyal returning customers. Nearly four decades later, our client continues to thrive, driven by a proactive and responsive team whose wealth of knowledge and passion for their craft is unrivalled. Due to their year on year success, they’re looking for a dynamic Gluer Operator to join their team.

What’s in it for you?

  • Paying up to £28,000 per year
  • Permanent position
  • Opportunities for overtime.
  • 170 hours of holiday (equivalent to 5 weeks).
  • Paid bank holidays.
  • Enrollment in People’s Pension.
  • Death in service benefit after one year with the company.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Operate and manage a high-speed gluing line efficiently.
  • Utilise both hot and cold glue systems.
  • Handle gluing tasks for crash lock and straight line configurations.
  • Operate a signature gluer with precision.
  • Perform quality checks to ensure high standards and attention to detail.

Work Schedule:

  • Shifts available:
    • Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday: 6am – 6pm
    • Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday: 6pm – 6am
    • Thursday, Friday, Saturday: 6am – 6pm

If you feel you’d be suitable for the role, please pop AILSA a call in our Newton Aycliffe branch on 01325 468780.

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CNC Miller

CNC Miller (Multiple Roles)

North Somerset

£20,000 – £32,000 + Overtime + Pension + 25 days Holiday + Training + Career Progression

Shift Pattern: Days (Flexible hours)

Are looking for a stable position, with second to none training working on top of the range machinery and manufacturing equipment?

Would you like to further your career, working a flexible schedule in a days-based role with overtime opportunity on an optional basis?

Long established and looking to expand their operations, this metal and plastic manufacturing company produce high volume products into the construction industry. They are the biggest in their industry and boast a workforce of well over 500 people whilst achieving high retention due to their company culture.

In this role you will utilise a variety of machinery to set, operate and learn to fine tune your skill set. You will also work within a tight knit team of people to achieve best practises, procedures, learn and work within LEAN manufacturing methods. You will have the opportunity to step up into leadership positions, or if you prefer, remain on the tools as at a top-level Machinist.

Either a fully skilled CNC Machinist or a straight out of college, this company will value your skills and look to take you to the next level in your career.

The Person:

  • CNC Milling experience
  • Senior and Junior Machinist roles available

The Role:

  • Utilising a variety of machinery including Heidenhain, Siemens and Fanuc
  • Production of quality parts and tooling
  • Maintaining high levels of quality, health & safety and working to LEAN manufacturing methods
  • Continuous improvement of your skill set
  • Study of work orders, drawings and machine planning with all training provided

If this is a role you would like to discuss then please click apply or get in touch!

Production Team Leader

Production Team Leader

North Somerset

£30,000 – £35,000 + Overtime + Pension + 25 days Holiday + Training + Career Progression

Shift Pattern: Days and Nights – Monday to Thursday Days / Monday to Wednesday Nights

Are you a mechanically minded production professional looking to join a rapidly expanding company with fantastic career progression opportunities?

Do you want to work in a cohesive, friendly working environment that with enhance your skills with training?

Long established and looking to expand their operations, this metal and plastic manufacturing company produce high volume products into the construction industry. They are the biggest in their industry and boast a workforce of well over 500 people whilst achieving high retention due to their company culture.

In this role you will oversee the manufacturing processes of plastic extrusion production lines. You will lead by example, develop and train other members of the team and receive full training on these processes. It is not essential you come from a plastic extrusion background if you are mechanically minded and have good leadership qualities.

This is a fantastic chance for you to embed yourself in a company where the sky is the limit, whilst working flexibly in a cohesive working environment.

The Person:

  • Mechanically minded
  • Experience in manufacturing
  • Leadership qualities, or looking to step up into a leadership position

The Role

  • Flexible and optional overtime potential paid up to 2x the basic rate of pay
  • Develop and optimise new and existing production processes
  • Introduce production improvements
  • Assist with project set up and development
  • Working by example and leading a team
  • Permanent position with fantastic benefits

If this is a role you would like to discuss then please click apply or get in touch!

Factory Operative – Newport

Job Title: Production Operative

Location: Newport NP11 7HZ

Pay Rate: £11.77 – £23.54 per hour

£11.77 per hour (Basic) – Worked hours within shift pattern
£14.71 per hour (Overtime x 1.25) – apply for any worked hours within Mon-Fri on top of the assigned shift
£17.65 per hour (Overtime x 1.5) – apply for worked hours on Saturday
£23.54 per hour (Overtime x 2) – apply for worked hours on Sunday

Weekly Pay
Position is Temp to Perm

Shift:
3-shift Rotation:
Week 1 – Mon-Fri 06:00-14:00
Week 2 – Mon-Fri 14:00-22:00
Week 3 – Sun-Thu 22:00-06:00

Qualifications and Requirements:

  • No experience required; fully paid training is provided.
  • Ability to work in a factory environment.
  • Good attention to detail and quality standards.

Workplace:
The factory is located in Newport NP11 7HZ. It is a modern, recently renovated facility specialised in the development and manufacture extensive range of plastic moulds and automotive parts. The workplace offers excellent working conditions and is committed to providing the best quality of service. Employees at this facility have many years of experience and dedication to their work.
We are seeking for a candidate who is ready to join our team, receive comprehensive training within a supportive environment and explore permanent job prospects.

Job Description:
As a Production Operative, you will be responsible for working on individual stations within our manufacturing facility. Your primary role will be to contribute to the production process of plastic moulds for vehicles. This involves operating machinery, monitoring production processes, and ensuring that products meet quality standards.

  • Measuring, grading, and adding raw materials to machines.
  • Operating production line equipment like conveyors and hoists.
  • Checking quality, adjusting controls, and monitoring output.
  • Making products on a production line.
  • Cleaning and maintaining work areas and machines.
  • Notifying maintenance about equipment issues.
  • Assembling parts into finished products.
  • Fitting parts to machinery and finishing products.
  • Shaping parts and using tools like sanders.
  • Operating preset machines and computer-controlled tools.
  • Checking product quality.
  • Trimming excess material from products.
  • Ensuring parts meet standards.
  • Keeping records of materials used and items produced.
  • Packing goods for shipment using appropriate materials.
  • Labeling and stacking packaged goods.
  • Contributing to improving processes.

Benefits:

  • Competitive pay rates with overtime opportunities.
  • Weekly payments
  • Training and development opportunities to enhance skills.
  • Opportunities for career advancement within the company.
  • Friendly and supportive work environment.

How to Apply:

Apply now and become a part of our team as a Production Operative at our Newport facility. We offer a quick and easy registration process, and an immediate start.

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Manufacturing Engineer

Major Recruitment are looking to appoint a Manufacturing Engineer for a client in Stokesley. Our client is a well-established electronics and instrumentation businesses with an impeccable reputation for quality of products and services.

Due to substantial growth, an exciting opportunity has arisen for a Manufacturing Engineer to join the team on a permanent basis.

What’s on offer?

  • Up to £40,000 per year (DOE).
  • Annual profit bonus (average £1500).
  • Monday to Friday.
  • 8am to 4:30pm.
  • Permanent position.
  • A warm, friendly and encouraging working environment.
  • Cycle to work scheme.
  • Healthcare cash plan.
  • Employee Assistance Program .
  • Access to GP services.
  • Flu vaccinations.
  • Increasing annual leave with service (ability to buy and sell additional holidays)
  • Birthday holiday.

Duties:

  • Process Optimisation: Maintain and improve manufacturing processes to meet ISO 9001 and quality standards and ensure robust designs and processes for high product yield, quality, and timely delivery.

  • Collaboration and DFM: Work with cross-functional teams to implement design for manufacturing (DFM) principles.

  • Continuous Improvement: Drive lean manufacturing and continuous improvement initiatives to enhance quality, reduce costs, and optimise timelines.

  • Process Evaluation: Assess and improve current processes to eliminate waste and increase output.

  • Project Management: Manage time across multiple projects and communicate progress to stakeholders.

  • Manufacturing Routings: Design and implement manufacturing routings within the company’s MRP system.

  • Production Support: Collaborate with the production support team to achieve departmental KPIs.

  • Knowledge Development: Develop a deep understanding of the product portfolio and manufacturing processes and remain updated on relevant manufacturing technologies.

  • Training and Documentation: Provide training on best practices and create detailed work instructions using CAD and written documentation.

  • Security Clearance: Obtain security clearance for MoD/Military access as required.

Role Requirements:

  • 3 Years+ Electrical / Electronic Practical Production Engineering Experience.

  • Proven track record in implementing process improvements and cost-saving initiative

  • Degree/HND qualified.
  • Proficient in electronic fault finding, soldering, and electrical wiring
  • In-depth understanding of manufacturing processes and quality control
  • Strong problem-solving skills, including root cause analysis techniques (e.g., 8D)
  • Proficient in CAD software, Microsoft Office suite, and MRP systems
  • Competent in electronic fault finding.
  • Understanding of safe working practices.
  • Experienced in root cause analysis and problem solving.
  • Experience with automation systems.
  • Six Sigma certification (Green Belt or higher).
  • Familiarity with Industry 4.0 concepts and technologies.

If you feel you’d be suitable for this role, please contact the NEWTON AYCLIFFE BRANCH on 01325 468780

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Production Harvesting Manager

Major Recruitment are recruiting for a Harvesting Manager / Head of Harvesting located in East Yorkshire!

Our client is a notable family run company specialising in the cultivation and distribution of fresh mushrooms. The company is famously recognised for its commitment to quality and sustainability and due to year on year success, they are looking to add to their team!

What’s in it for you?

  • Paying up to £50,000
  • Permanent position
  • Genuine progression and developement
  • 28 days annual leave including bank holidays.
  • Overtime available

What will your day to day look like?

  • Targets: You will stablish and maintain hourly targets for pickers to ensure both quality and quantity of harvested mushrooms meet set standards.
  • Development: Your role will be to provide training, coaching, and mentoring to staff and supervisors to achieve desired picking rates, ensuring skill development and adherence to best practices.
  • Staff Organisation: You’ll develop and implement staffing plans for the growing rooms, ensuring adequate coverage. Coordinate with agencies to fulfill staffing needs when necessary.
  • Recruitment and Planning: Make decisions regarding staffing, including recruitment and overall workforce planning to maintain efficient operations.
  • Daily Evaluation: Assess the crop daily and ensure appropriate staffing levels based on anticipated yields. Adjust plans as needed to optimize output.
  • Maximize Yield: Ensure that graze picking (selective harvesting) is performed correctly to maximise crop yield and quality.
  • Quality Assurance: Maintain high product standards with focus on weights, sizing, stem length, punnet identification, and proper capping.
  • Planning: Participate in daily operations meetings to plan staffing, yield projections, house assignments, and work hours for the following day.
  • Coordination: Ensure customer orders are met by aligning picking schedules with packhouse sales requirements.
  • Training New Pickers: Ensure new pickers and placers follow relevant safe systems of work and safe operating procedures.
  • Encouragement: Foster a positive and cohesive teamwork environment to achieve daily picking targets.
  • Communication: Work closely with Harvesting Team Leaders, Supervisors, Growing Manager, Production Manager, and Engineering Manager to address issues with team members, yields, or machinery.
  • Performance Evaluation: Continuously monitor and evaluate picking statistics, ensuring harvesters meet minimum targets. Apply disciplinary measures as needed.
  • Safety Compliance: Ensure all activities are conducted safely in line with established protocols.
  • Timely Reporting: Report any issues to the Operations Director promptly for immediate resolution.
  • Maintenance: Detect and rectify any performance or safety issues with plant or equipment in a timely manner.
  • Innovation: Champion industry best practices and promote the adoption of new technologies where applicable.
  • Legislation Adherence: Ensure adherence to food safety culture, legislation, guidelines, and company policies. Participate as a member of the site’s Food Safety, HACCP, TACCP, and VACCP teams.
  • Regulatory Compliance: Promote and adhere to best practices in accordance with company health, safety, and quality regulations.
  • GMP and Housekeeping: Ensure strict adherence to good manufacturing practices and housekeeping standards (clean as you go).
  • Waste Minimisation: Control and minimise waste while actively participating in continuous improvement initiatives.

About you…

This role requires strong leadership, organisational, and communication skills, with a focus on quality control, efficiency, safety, and continuous improvement within the mushroom farming operations. The ideal candidate for the role will have:

  • Mushroom picking experience (DESIRABLE)
  • Previous experience at a supervisory level.
  • Good communication skills & people management skills (ESSENTIAL)
  • Excellent organisational and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Good basic IT & Numerical skills
  • Team player

If you feel you’d be suitable for this role, please contact the NEWTON AYCLIFFE BRANCH on 01325 468780

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