Displaying 14 jobs from Technical Placements Ltd
Specialist recruitment of candidates for engineering and technical disciplines.
Well-known independent chilled food manufacturer who supply to most of the major retailers are looking for an enthusiastic and dynamic Technical Manager to join their team. This is a pivotal role at the site and is part of the site management Team. Managing a large Technical team, the successful candidate will have excellent interpersonal skills with a minimum of 3 years experience in a similar role. The Role The role is varied and includes significant customer contact as well as accountability for driving the technical agenda in terms of processes, systems and product quality. The Person As an experienced Technical Manager with ideally a strong Chilled, or Dairy background you will report directly into the Site Director. You will have a relevant food science or equivalent qualification at degree level, and have previous experience in a similar role This is an exciting opportunity for the right person.
Multi-skilled Maintenance Engineer required to join a large heavy industry manufacturing organisation based near Maidstone, Kent. Part of an international group, the Kent site is currently enjoying a £100M investment in new machinery creating the need for additional engineering staff. 12 hour shift role (annual hours) - excellent salary and benefits. Please note that the position will be on days until end of 2014 during re-fit, then moving to shifts. A hands on Electrical / Controls Engineer with mechanical competence is required to work on a continuous shift pattern on a very modern paper machine and its associated equipment. Predominantly electrical biased with experience of fault finding on modern digital drive systems. ABB and Siemens experience preferred. Fault finding and rectification experience with motors, electrical circuits and distribution systems for low and medium voltage. Experience of PLC's, control systems. Hydraulic and Pneumatic appreciation and ability to fault find. To have passed the Electrical 17th edition wiring course and have completed an electrical apprenticeship. HNC or equivalent qualified with some post apprenticeship experience in a heavy modern process environment. The role will involve a mixture of planned maintenance and reactive repair as well as the opportunity to be involved in plant improvement work. Ability to lead and support colleagues with mechanical and electrical equipment changes such as motors, pumps, gearboxes, screens and components. Familiar with completing risk assessments, method statements and working to high engineering standards. Excellent team player and expected to work and develop key relationships with the Shift Manager and operations team members to achieve KPI's in machine uptime and performance and to maintain excellent site safety records.
Toolmaker / CNC Machinist required in the Leicester area. Precision Engineering Manufacturing company, part of a global group who manufacture components for the gas power and aerospace industries has opportunities for additional Toolmakers / Cutter Grinder / Millers. Monday - Friday Double days, 37 hours per week. Experience / Qualifications / skills * Proven practical experience within an Engineering environment is essential * A recognised qualification, tool room apprenticeship or equivalent would be advantageous * Practical machining experience is essential (ideally CNC and manual Milling, Grinding and Turning) * Knowledge of Wire EDM and/or CNC cutter grinding would be advantageous * Ability to interpret engineering drawings is essential Key Responsibilities * Manufacture of complex Jig/Fixtures using manual Milling, Grinding & Turning machines. * Repair and Refurbish all types of production tooling and gauging * Manufacture tooling & consumable items using wire EDM * Consistently achieve targets set by Tool Room Team Leader * Liaising with relevant departments on a regular basis. * Adherence to all company policy’s and procedures, including SOX, Code of Conduct and Health and Safety. This job will initially be day shift whilst training moving to double days.
Aerospace / Power generation component company based in Leicester, part of a global manufacturing group, has an immediate requirement for an NDT Inspector / Technician to complete Fluorescent Penetrant Inspection FPI on Aerospace components in line with strict procedures and specifications. Candidates must hold FPI Level 2 with proven industry experience. This is an excellent opportunity to join a world class precision engineering company with excellent career prospects. Person Specification * Hold a level 2 FPI qualification * Proven NDT experience * Experience ideally gained on Aerospace products * Excellent attention to detail * Experience of working within a similar environment * Must be willing to work on a three shift pattern (starting on days during training period) * Ability to produce quality work whilst working under pressure * Able to work with little or no supervision * Excellent communication skills and the ability to contribute in a team environment * Willing to learn and take on board new skills * Must have a structured, method driven approach to all work tasks and proven problem solving skills. Key Responsibilities: * To Process work in line with requirements * To inspect work, ensuring that strict conformance is met * To sign of batch cards detailing that components are in line with specification and meet customer requirements * To raise any conformance issues and any relevant paperwork in line with Company procedure * To maintain FPI level 2 accreditation as required. * Adherence to all company policy’s and procedures, including SOX, Code of Conduct and Health and Safety. Please email us your CV for consideration and feel free to contact us for more information.
Our client is a growing telecoms company specialising in mobile site planning, site acquisition, upgrades design and construction. They are looking for a CAD Manager to oversee 5 CAD technicians, concentrating on mobile site design work. Candidate must have mobile telecoms site experience and preferably have used Arqiva CAD software. This is an excellent opportunity to join an expanding telecoms organisation.
This role will report to the Head of Technical & R&D in a direct reporting line This is a newly created Food Technologist role as a result of expansion. The successful candidate will work closely with the Head of Technical working on a variety of projects: from checking the quality of the new raw materials, specifications, artwork, maintaining the track/trace for Soil Association, Fairtrade, Carbon Footprint etc. There’s liaision with the various marketing and technical teams in other sites as well as working closely with the Dorset factory to ensure the right product quality and delivery on time and in full. It’s an exciting role: a real lynch-pin and of high visibility in the organisation. There is room for growth for the right candidate. The ideal candidate will be full of energy, enthusiasm, with a good attention to detail. The role will involve: Responsible for product quality according to specifications, regulation and policies for all products out of the Dorset production site, to include Risk assessment and implementation of preventive actions; Quality control through product testing and supplier management (selection, auditing and improvement); Management of quality issues up to withdrawal. Support the maintaining of relevant certifications (BRC, Organic, Fairtrade, Valpak, CarbonNeutral etc) Provide technical expertise on existing products to internal teams Provide technical support to the Commercial and Marketing teams of all OpCos to fulfil ethical standards and required technical information Administration of technical budget to ensure no over-spend Experience Required: Experience as a Food Technologist within the food industry, food manufacturing Experience, HACCP, BRC, etc Experience of dealing with UK Retailersinster factory to ensure the right product quality and delivery on time and in full. Due to the large number of responses we receive we are only able to consider candidates who are eligible to meet the specific requirements of our client. Candidates that are shortlisted will be contacted within 14 working Days
My client, an expanding precision engineering company based in the Bridgwater area is looking to recruit an additional permanent member of staff. Are you a skilled Turner with fanuc controls experience ? Are you a Programmer / Setter with experience running various Doosan lathes – If so this role could be for you. This role is Monday to Friday, working a 42.5 hr week
Our client is an aerospace / power generation precision manufacturer, currently looking for an engineer to concentrate on process and cost reduction projects across the manufacturing plant. This is an excellent opportunity for an engineer looking to further their career in a highly respected emanufacturing company. * To develop investment casting processes for Gas Turbine Blades * To reduce process costs & product manufacturing costs Key Responsibilities: * Management of projects in line with programme requirements * Liaison with customers * Coordination of suppliers & subcontractors * To secure casting yield improvement via scrap reduction initiatives * To improve product quality * To reduce variability, improve process dimensional capability/process robustness * To support manufacturing activity * To collect & use meaningful data to prioritise activities Key Performance Measures: * Coordination of Development Projects for new parts:- On time At cost To Specification * Expected to save >3x salary on Scrap reduction / Cost reduction or process improvement initiatives Candidates: * Have a degree in a relevant Engineering Discipline (2:1 Min) * Have an ability to work in team and under own initiative * Have a will to succeed * Be diligent & able to work accurately * Have a positive attitude * Salary would be dependent on experience
Heavy manufacturing company based in Birmingham requires an E&I Technician. The Electrical & Instrumentation Techcian will join a team of 8 electrical and instrumentation technicians, working on a day shift (Mon - Fri + Call out) in a busy heavy industry process plant. Excellent career opportunity within the large scale recycling industry. Base salary £28K - with overtime and call out candidates can expect to earn £34 - 36K. The Role: The individual will be required to support the companies electrical systems and instrumentation: AC / DC Drives - Siemens and ABB DCS systems - Siemens Forms of instrumentation support candidate need to have experience of are: monitoring and calibration of temperature, flow and pressure and fault finding experience. SCADA / PLC experience required - Siemens, PCS7, S5 and S7 - Intermediate level The need to support electrical maintenance of plant being Process Control The Candidate: Electrical / instrumentation experience within the Process manufacturing industry HNC qualified or equivalent Salary: Hourly rate plus guaranteed weekly bonus = Min £28142. Overtime working will be expected, approx 150-200 hours overtime is available each year. Overtime is paid at 1.5 and 2x hourly rate. Call out and standby attracts x2. 8 weeks (approx) Standby per/year 6 RWT per/year. Additional payments to include - Telephone rental per/quarter, call out payments, double time paid on call outs, mileage paid per/mile for call outs, double time paid on statutory holidays worked and time off in lieu plus a standby payment Package: Sick Pay - For the first year of employment no payment is made, thereafter payment is on a scale dependant on length of service for days of sick absence after 3 waiting days up to a limit dependant on length of service. Profit Related Pay / Bonuses: A mill bonus is paid weekly dependent upon Mill performance. There is an annual Health and Safety Bonus and an annual Skills payment A Company Stakeholder Pension Scheme is available which the Company contributes to. All employees must maintain and develop their skills to keep up with demands of changing technology, working practice and flexible working. The Company will support such training, Annual holiday of 25 days per annum plus 8 statutory days - there is no increase in holidays with service. Working Hours: 08:00-16:30 with half hour unpaid break.
This is a unique opportunity to join an established and successful team in the 6th year of a 30 year Public Private Partnership contract delivering high quality artisan and professional training in engineering and construction at the Royal School of Military Engineering, Chatham, Kent. You will be responsible for the Building, Electrical and Design Faculties, exercising your proven leadership and management skills to deliver, within defined budgets, the highest standard of training achievable. We are looking for someone who can demonstrate the ability to think strategically and participate in “the bigger picture”. You will need to be able to organise and plan proactively; initiate, where appropriate, new practices and processes to enhance service delivery and enthuse staff to exceed customer expectations. This is a demanding and challenging role which offers a high level of personal satisfaction for the right person. The post holder will provide strategic and operational management of all training delivered within the Division, provide support and assistance to Director Trade training and: * Be responsible for the management of training within the Division, ensuring that it meets customer expectations while maintaining the highest standards of quality and efficiency * Assist in the development of extensive Military and Commercial Trade Training * Line manage Faculty Managers to ensure that the Programme Areas within their charge are well resourced (within agreed budgetary limits), well managed, meet or exceed target pass rates and achieve high levels of satisfaction to ‘delight the customer’ Qualifications: * Degree or equivalent level qualification * Relevant Professional Qualification/Membership * Management Qualification or Higher Degree Experience: * Experience of managing within a training delivery environment * Experience of Quality Assurance & Continuous Improvement * Experience of promoting safeguarding and the welfare of children & young people * Experience and / or understanding of the military culture and ethos * Experience of working in the Construction Industry * Experience of E-learning and e-assessment Skills Required: * Well-developed performance management and leadership skills * Experienced administrator with proven skills in setting / applying strategy * Excellent presentation and communication skills – both verbal/written * Proven ability to solve complex problems with excellent attention to detail * Ability to prioritise, work under pressure and meet strict deadlines * Good ability to use Microsoft Office applications especially Word, Excel and PowerPoint
My client is one of the South West's most prestigious Food manufacturers who take pride in their products and their workforce They are now seeking a Quality Manager commutable from Yeovil, Taunon, Ilchester, Honiton, Bridport Reporting to the Technical Manager, you will oversee Technical Team Managers, ensuring that departmental employees receive correct training, carry out appraisals, set team objectives and ensure the team meet KPI’s. You will be responsible for Quality so that it complies with company policy, procedures and legislation. You will control traceability and implement quality exercises Experience Required Excellent communication and interpersonal skills Positive attitude, proactive, flexible and adaptable Committed to continuous improvement Excellent organisational and time management skills Good problem solving ability Proven experience within a technical role HND (C) in food related subject or science degree Trained to a minimum IOSH Managing Safely Certificate or equivalent experience A recognised Auditing qualification High level of knowledge of Food Microbiology & Chemistry Desirable: Advanced Food Hygiene qualification Evidence of Self development An ability to influence people at all levels Due to the large number of responses we receive we are only able to consider candidates who are eligible to meet the specific requirements of our client. Candidates that are shortlisted will be contacted within 14 working Days
Our client is an aerospace / power generation precision manufacturer, currently looking for a graduate level candidate who has industry experience, to concentrate on process and cost reduction projects across the manufacturing plant. This is an excellent opportunity for an engineer looking to further their career in a highly respected emanufacturing company. * To develop investment casting processes for Gas Turbine Blades * To reduce process costs & product manufacturing costs Key Responsibilities: * Management of projects in line with programme requirements * Liaison with customers * Coordination of suppliers & subcontractors * To secure casting yield improvement via scrap reduction initiatives * To improve product quality * To reduce variability, improve process dimensional capability/process robustness * To support manufacturing activity * To collect & use meaningful data to prioritise activities Key Performance Measures: * Coordination of Development Projects for new parts:- On time At cost To Specification * Expected to save >3x salary on Scrap reduction / Cost reduction or process improvement initiatives Candidates: * Have a degree in a relevant Engineering Discipline (2:1 Min) * Have an ability to work in team and under own initiative * Have a will to succeed * Be diligent & able to work accurately * Have a positive attitude * Salary would be dependent on experience
Maintenance Technician / Multi-skilled maintenance Engineers required - Pharmaceutical process industry in Hertfordshire (near Watford, NW London). This is an excellent opportunity to join an expanding organisation, in a high tech manufacturing plant employing 500+ staff, offering an excellent salary package and career development potential. This is a 'real' engineer role, for people who work with a 'continuous improvement' mentality in a professional working environment. Candidates must have relevant electrical / mechanical experience gained from a large process industry e.g. factory with associated qualifications (e.g. 17th Edition + HNC Level). Experience from the food, scientific, pharmaceutical industries or related would be an advantage. Duties will include Maintenance, calibration, repair, set-up and continual development of all machinery, equipment and plant services within the mechanical and electrical scope of the Engineering Department with due regard to all relevant guidelines and practices. The appointment requires a person with a Technical Degree or HNC with additional study, or full indentured apprenticeship with experience and additional study. Experience of engineering in a pharmaceutical or food processing environment an advantage e.g. HEPA filtration, clean steam, pure water systems, filling and packaging equipment, Ultra-filtration systems, Autoclaves and dry heat sterilizers, and various control loops. The hours of work are 7 – 7 (12 hours) 4 on, 4 off days, rotating with nights.
Salary £27 - 30k + OT (Paid at time and a half over 40 hrs and on a weekend) Shifts – 5 - 2pm / 9 - 6pm (2 weekly shift rota) + 5 hrs weekend working every other week My client a large well established manufacturer who has a number of sites across the South West is looking to recruit 2 experienced engineers, as a result of growth, to join their busy site. The company offers a competitive salary but also prides itself on offering a secure role and opportunities for progression Experience/ Skills Required: MAIN DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES: The installation, testing, maintenance and repair of all plant, services and buildings within the site Assist, where necessary, the works of external contractors To carry out planned preventative maintenance in accordance with Shire System To maintain a good standard of housekeeping in workshops, stores and plant rooms Liaison with Production to provide pro-active support ensuring maximum performance and efficiency of production runs Compliance with all company ISO, SAP & HACCP procedures, ensuring all works are carried out in a safe, tidy and hygienic manner Adherence to legislation and Company, hygiene, health and safety policies during all works in accordance with PPE requirements at all times Escalate issues of serious level immediately to the Engineering Manager To support continual improvement through identifying site improvement projects and personal development opportunities to the Engineering Manager Other duties which may be assigned where required EXPERIENCE: Experience of working in a demanding environment Food manufacturing experience is desired however not essential as training will be given Proven experience of planned maintenance checks, breakdown maintenance and installations A desired knowledge of food industry equipment i.e. vac-pac , band saws etc Experience of semi-automatic production lines If this role is of interest or you require further information on the role then please do not hesitate to contact us
Displaying 14 jobs from Technical Placements Ltd