Ecruitaid Ltd (4 active vacancies)

Job Title Mechanical Design Engineer
Location Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
Job Number 201269381
Posted 1406304108
Agency Ecruitaid Ltd
Description Mechanical Design Engineer
Competitive Salary dependent upon experience and qualifications
Huddersfield, Yorkshire, UK

The client is an independent, technology lead engineering company based in rural West Yorkshire with over 50 years experience in design and manufacture of precision instrumentation assemblies and components to a wide variety of specialist markets including Space, Aerospace, Scientific Instrument, Optical and Medical.

They are looking to recruit an experienced Mechanical Design Engineer to join our growing engineering team, to help with the design, analysis and development processes, with the opportunity to lead projects from concept to production. The role is also anticipated to include travel to France to support our key French customer accounts and activities, including design reviews and through life product support.

Applicants should have a solid theoretical knowledge of mechanical engineering, underpinned by a degree level qualification, and experience of applying this knowledge to real engineering problems.
Candidates should be confident with topics such as mechanics, materials, structures, stress theory and dynamics. Supplementary skills in mechatronics, motors, control, servos and electronics would be an advantage in support of the business. Experience in drafting, tolerance analysis and geometric tolerancing is essential, as is an eye for detail. SolidWorks skills would be an advantage, although training would be available if required. Experience of machining processes in a batch manufacturing environment would be advantageous.

As a small team, the day to day activities provide variety with scope for responsibility, and typically include:

• Creating mechanical engineering design concepts and presenting to customers.
• Engineering calculations and analysis over a number of disciplines, including geared mechanisms.
• Preparation of detailed engineering drawings and design documentation etc.
• Interpretation of customer drawings and design for manufacture activities.
• Liaison with our production engineering and prototype manufacture teams.
• Working with assembly and test personnel to validate our designs.
• Peer reviews and design checking activities.
• Research and development projects, on both products and processes.
• Customer presentations, proposals, technical reports, technical negotiation and design reviews.
• Supporting our sales and publicity teams on a technical basis.
Reliance will support the successful candidate in their professional development with the objective of becoming a Chartered Engineer with the Institute of Mechanical Engineers (or equivalent) if the candidate has not already achieved this. Applicants are expected to be able to communicate confidently in English as well as French, both spoken and written.

Huddersfield is located between Leeds and Manchester, both of which have international airports and is under three hours from London or less than 4 hours from Edinburgh by train. The Peak District, Lake District and Snowdonia National Parks are all within easy reach.

Applications should be made by forwarding a CV and covering letter to the Recruitment Team
Job Type
Contract Length Permanent
Start Date TBA
Contact Name Recruitment Team
Telephone Number 01484 711526
Ref Number WP/25/REL
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Job Title Retail Key Account Manager
Location North West
Job Number 201219710
Posted 1405252819
Agency Ecruitaid Ltd
Description Retail Key Account Manager – Packaging

Home based £negotiable plus bonus & benefits

This is an exceptional opportunity to join the world’s largest supplier of flexible packaging. With 68 plants in 23 countries, the client is a €multi-billion p.a. market leader, delivering innovative packaging solutions and enhanced quality products for the food, beverage, health and household markets.

We are now seeking to attract a dynamic, entrepreneurial and autonomous Retail Key Account Manager to join Amcor’s Fresh & Dairy Sales team, which forms part of the €multi-million Fresh, LED, Dairy and Capsules Cluster Business Unit, operating from 20 sites across Europe.

You will be responsible for a number of key accounts, including the management and profitable growth of a £multi-million p.a., top three Retailer account, and your broad remit will include:

• Delivering and managing a sales and business strategy, for specific key accounts, ensuring profitable volume growth.
• Being the ‘voice of the customer’ internally, ensuring customers are provided with best cost, innovative and high quality solutions for their packaging requirements, quickly and efficiently.
• Establishing multi-level relationships, providing a strong support network and developing and executing negotiations and contracts as opportunities arise.
• Supporting the customer with effective key account strategies across the supply chain process.
• Identifying opportunities for profitable business growth, within the specified key accounts, for other Amcor Group flexible packaging products.

Commercially focused and results driven, candidates will have a proven sales background and be able to demonstrate achievements in the profitable growth of a £multi-million p.a. Retailer key account. This experience will have been gained in a high complexity, ideally food packaging environment – knowledge of flexible packaging, whilst not essential, would be advantageous. An influential negotiator and communicator, you will also demonstrate true leadership and team building skills.

We are seeking to attract candidates who have the ambition and determination to progress into a sales leadership role in the longer term.

All applications and contact from third parties must be made via our retained Consultants – McCourt Newton.
Ecruitaid work in conjunction with the retained consultants “McCourt Newton” to supply internet recruitment strategies
To apply please forward your CV quoting ref 03583WS by 7th August 2014.

Applicants must hold a working visa for the UK. If you have not been invited for interview within 7 days after the closing date, please assume that your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion.

Job Type
Contract Length Permanent
Start Date TBA
Contact Name Recruitment Team
Telephone Number 01484 711526
Ref Number 03583WS
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Job Title Product Development - Food Science Graduate
Location Ledbury, Gloucestershire
Job Number 201214035
Posted 1405018363
Agency Ecruitaid Ltd
Description Product Development - Food Science Graduate Flexible Packaging

Based Ledbury, Herefordshire £negotiable

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Product Development - Food Science Graduate to join the world’s largest supplier of flexible packaging. You will be based at their ‘centre of excellence’ in Ledbury, which employs in excess of 200 people and supplies a range of innovative and high quality flexible packaging to a blue chip customer base.

As part of the central innovation team, reporting into a Product Development Engineer, your challenge will be to provide technical support on R&D projects in the Fresh Produce and Bakery markets, working with UK and European customers, and a dedicated Amcor sales team. The key highlights of the role will include:

• Supporting in-house and customer led technology developments, assisting in taking new products and applications to commercial product launch, in order to generate and deliver sales and profit growth.
• Generating new ideas and supporting innovation opportunities.
• Supporting existing customers to ensure the maintenance and development of business.
• Assisting in the development of new customer accounts within the UK and Europe by demonstrating the technical benefits of Amcor’s packaging solutions.
• Providing food applications technical support to Amcor’s UK and European Sales team.

Candidates will be Degree qualified in the area of Food Science or Agronomy, ideally with some commercial, technical or product development work experience. This will be supported by good communication skills, attention to detail and a drive for results - we are looking to attract candidates who are capable of further development in this dynamic and forward thinking Group.

All applications and contact from third parties must be made via our retained Consultants – McCourt Newton.

To apply please forward your CV quoting ref 03582G by 5th August 2014.
Ecruitaid work in conjunction with the retained consultants “McCourt Newton” to supply internet recruitment strategies.
Applicants must hold a working visa for the UK. If you have not been invited for interview within 7 days after the closing date, please assume that your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion.

Product Development - Food Science Graduate
Job Type
Contract Length Permanent
Start Date TBA
Contact Name Recruitment Team
Telephone Number 01484 711526
Ref Number 03582G
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Job Title Product Development/Innovation Professionals
Location Ledbury, Gloucestershire
Job Number 201205536
Posted 1404902023
Agency Ecruitaid Ltd
Description Product Development/Innovation Professionals – Flexible Packaging

Based Ledbury, Herefordshire £negotiable

An exciting opportunity has arisen for Product Development/Innovation Specialists to join the world’s largest supplier of flexible packaging. You will be based at their ‘centre of excellence’ in Ledbury, which employs in excess of 200 people and supplies a range of innovative and high quality flexible packaging to a blue chip customer base.

As part of the central innovation team, your challenge will be to manage and complete R&D projects in the Fresh Produce and Bakery markets, providing technical support to UK and European customers and Amcor’s dedicated sales teams. The key highlights of the role will include:

• Managing in-house and customer led technology developments, taking new products and applications to commercial product launch, in order to generate and deliver sales and profit growth.
• Generating new ideas and supporting innovation opportunities.
• Supporting existing customers to ensure the maintenance and development of business.
• Developing new customer accounts within the UK and Europe by demonstrating the technical benefits of Amcor’s packaging solutions.
• Providing food applications technical support to Amcor’s UK and European Sales team.

Candidates will be Degree qualified in the area of Food Science or Agronomy, ideally supported by experience of working in a technical/R&D/product development or packaging technology role within the food industry, or directly within the flexible packaging sector. Experience of fresh produce or fresh produce packaging would be a distinct advantage.

New Graduates with a good level Degree in a related subject may also be considered.

We are looking to attract candidates who are capable of further development in this dynamic and forward thinking Group.

All applications and contact from third parties must be made via our retained Consultants – McCourt Newton.

To apply please forward your CV quoting ref 03582WS by 5th August 2014.
Ecruitaid work in conjunction with the retained consultants “McCourt Newton” to supply internet recruitment strategies.
Applicants must hold a working visa for the UK. If you have not been invited for interview within 7 days after the closing date, please assume that your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion.

Job Type
Contract Length Permanent
Start Date TBA
Contact Name Recruitment Team
Telephone Number 01484 711526
Ref Number 03582WS
Apply Now