Specialist recruitment of candidates for engineering and technical disciplines.
Expanding Pharmaceutical process organisation employing 500+ staff, based near Elstree, Watford, NW London is seeking an experienced pharmaceutical / bio-science based Production Technician to work in their Inspection Labelling & Packing ILP area. Candidates need to have a scientific degree (or equivalent) with experience gained from a GMP Good Manufacturing Practice environment, pharmaceutical or food environment. Monday to Friday 6-2, 2-10 alternating shifts. The main duties include the technical aspects of machine set-up and operation and completion of associated documentation. Actively support process improvements and assist in some process and personnel supervisory activities. The post operates within strict environmentally controlled areas and therefore requires high levels of good hygiene practice, strict adherence to cGMP and associated documentation. To set up and operate automated and semi-automated equipment in compliance with approved procedures and in accordance with agreed production programmes. To ensure that equipment used is in compliance with any maintenance, calibration and validation requirements. To help co-ordinate the activities of the section, liaise with other sections as necessary, and help organise the daily work operations as required. To assist with on the job training in order to perform the designated tasks. To assist in the review and revision of SOP’s, BPR’s and related documentation. To inform the Supervisor/Manager of issues related to H&S standards within manufacturing, and issues that could impact the quality of the manufacturing environment with regards to compliance. To ensure that regular cleaning and maintenance is carried out on all equipment and fabric within the section in accordance with the appropriate schedules. To adhere to GMP and H&S standards, including hygiene, environmental control and safe working practices. To manufacture high quality, high value products, right first time, in accordance with the production programme. To ensure documentation is completed accurately and at the time. To meet departmental and section objectives fulfilling the principles of continuous improvement. From time to time undertake other duties to meet business objectives.
Electrical / Process Control Engineer required for a 3 month contract with a paper industry manufacturing company based near Maidstone, Kent. Part of an international group, the Kent site is currently enjoying a £100M investment in a new fast process machinery creating the need for additional engineering staff. During the final commissioning and start up faze, the Electrical / Process Control Engineer is required to work in a project team with other engineers to design and implement electrical / process control logic, commission and optimise the start-up of the new machine. They will bring additional Process Control, Instrumentation and QCS skills to the team. Knowledge of paper industry would be helpful to make a flying start, working with QCS, fabric cleaner systems and other ancillary systems – working out what’s needed, designing cable requirements and schedules etc. Required: Electrical / DCS / PLC Systems requirement - Siemens S7 300 / 400 ABB 800 DCS DCS and QCS Systems General Candidates must have strong previous experience ready to step into the role. Project Management expeirence AutoCAD Qualifications - Apprenticeship / ONC / HNC level or above in electrical or control field. The Process Control Engineer will be working closely with the production and maintenance operations team, the role will require problem solving and process optimisation and to contribute to the training and deveopent of those employees. This is an important project position, looking towards the longer term objective of reliable and efficient operational systems and plant process equipment. There will be a requirement to also respond to out of hour's breakdowns that have an immediate effect on plant safety, environmental release or plant performance, particularly during the commissioning phase. Some weekend hours at times may also be required. The salary and package is negotiable.
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
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
Exciting opportunity for Senior Mechanical Design Engineer in East Kent. Our client has a reputation for excellence in durable, lightweight, precision engineered instruments and low power motorised platforms. They are seeking a Senior Mechanical Design to join their internal product design team. Requirements: Degree level qualification in relevant technical subject Seasoned designer who can work confidently and largely unsupervised Good knowledge of materials and manufacturing processes including casting and use of metallic and non-metallic materials Solid Works or similar software tools Experience and confidence in Finite Element (FE) analysis Experience in dynamic, vibration, thermal analysis Good eye for detail, used to checking drawings and conforming to quality requirements This position offers excellent career potential, with the opportunity to progress to management level for the right candidate. An excellent salary and benefits package to include relocation allowance (where appropriate).
Maintenance Engineer / Shift Supervisor required to assist in the efficient running of a Heavy Process waste to energy plant in Ipswich. You will be responsible for Plant Operatives (2-4) on shift plus the supervision of contractors / visitors on site. Completing planned and breakdown maintenance repairs of process machinery. Candidates should be hands-on engineers with either Electrical or Mechanical skills. This is a 4on 4off shift position including nights. A challenging, demanding, heavy-duty engineering environment providing an excellent opportunity for those wishing to broaden their experience and engineering skills. Summary of Requirements and Tasks: * To provide repair, maintenance, fault finding and overhaul of Plant machinery as required * To work closely with Mechanical and Electrical Fitters to ensure maximum plant availability at all times * To log all maintenance activities onto computer system * To ensure that maintenance tasks are carried out with the minimum of productivity interruption * To closely monitor the safe running of the plant, and to react to any concerns, and concerns reported by Technicians and Operatives * To compile risk assessments as required * To issue “permits to work” as required to other colleagues and to external contractors and visitors The Person * Qualified with Engineering discipline. * Experienced with the repair and maintenance of Pneumatics / Hydraulics * Experience with PLC based automated machinery advantageous * Experience with compiling risk assessments, issuing permits to work and monitoring stock levels for audit purpose advantageous * Enthusiastic, determined, hands-on maintenance engineer with strong desire to learn, progress, and achieve set targets * Works well on own initiative but also as part of a team * Able to lead teams and supervise * Flexibility regarding working hours and able to work shift changes to cover absence The Package c£30000 per anum (inc shift allowance) + £2K bonus + Overtime + Pension etc.
Great opportunity has arisen within the Warehouse of a growing pharmaceutical process company, based near Watford, Borehamwood, NW London, for a Deputy Warehouse Manager working Monday to Friday 9.00am – 5.00pm. You must have extensive experience of warehousing functions and tasks as well as working independently and supervising others. Recognised warehousing qualification (e.g. NVQ Level 2 in Transport & Logistics / Warehousing) or equivalent experience. Counter Balance and Reach Lifting truck licence to RTITB or equivalent accredited standard. Experience in maintaining health, safety and security in logistics operations. Experience of GMP / GWDP environment. As the Deputy Warehouse Manager, you will manage the receipt, storage and recording of raw materials from suppliers and the despatch of finished goods. You will be responsible for the planning and implementation of routine processes and procedures in line with Good Warehousing & Distribution Practice (GWDP) and regulatory requirements as well as deputising for the Warehouse and Dispensary manager in terms of management and control of all aspects of the warehouse operation.
Due to an increase in demand, my client, an established utilities manufacturing company located in Central Bridgwater is currently looking for an enthusiastic Mechanical Project Engineer to join their project team. Candidates must have experience managing installations on M&E Projects, managing sub contractors to keep programmes on target and ensuring clients engineering and operational kpi’s are being delivered. The successful candidate must also have an engineering qualification and preferably be familiar with AutoCAD and MS projects. The Client would also consider a recent Engineering graduate with design experience. This is an ideal role for a candidate with a ‘can do attitude’ and goal focused.
Maintenance / Engineering Planner scheduler to work in the Engineering Department to deliver maintenance work order scheduling, provide accurate bills of materials (BOM) and resource planning for the operations of a modern manufacturing facility based near Maidstone / Aylesford Kent. Role would suit an engineering technician or maintenance person ideally with experience of using SAP and an appreciation of engineering components and support services. Roles and responsibilities. Knowledge SAP/ERP Systems Appreciation of BOMs Read & understand technical drawings and manuals Engineering parts ONC/HNC or equivalent Skills Good organisational skills Good communicator Good IT skills Attitude Self-motivated Flexible & enthusiastic approach Ability to work closely with teams Willingness to challenge entrenched attitudes Promote a positive working culture
CNC Turner Machinist required for temp to perm or Permanent contract in Leicester. Company is a large manufacturing company who make components for the aerospace and power generation industries. Candidates with any of the following will be of interest; CNC Turning Experience Relevant qualification and experience gained from a tight tolerance environment Days and night shifts. Excellent pay rates plus overtime available. Up to 6 months temporary with a view to becoming permanent.
CNC Grinder Machinists required for temp to perm and Permanent contracts in Leicester. Company is a large manufacturing company who make components for the aerospace and power generation industries. Candidates with any of the following will be of interest; Multi-axis CNC Grinding / Turning Milling in a 3D environment and to tight tolerances Surface Grinding Days and night shifts. Excellent pay rates plus overtime available. Up to 6 months temporary with a view to becoming permanent.
Project Manager - defence manufacturing industry. Based in Kent, our client is an industry leader in the design and manufacture of innovative electro-mechanical and electro-optic systems. Their products and systems are sold worldwide to a diverse customer base in primary end markets of homeland security and defence. They are looking to recruit a project manager within the Business Unit team, based at their UK headquarters, to concentrate on their electro-mechanical surveillance product portfolio. About the candidate You will have a track record of delivery of complex engineered products and systems gained in a multi-disciplinary environment preferably involving electronic and mechanical design from a military / defence manufacturing background. With experience gained in similar manufacturing environments, you will have worked closely with customers, contractors and in house engineering, over the full product lifecycle, from concept evaluation, through delivery and qualification. As a key customer facing contact, you will be comfortable with contractual aspects of meeting requirements and be able to advise management on risks and commercial issues arising from your project portfolio. Technically, you will understand different system requirements and comfortable working with engineering and manufacturing teams to implement them. As a significant share of the business is exported, it would be advantageous if you have had experience working with international clients. Skill profile - Solid grounding in the methodology of setting-up and running stage gated projects with multiple stake-holders, with MOD / military / defence senior experience - Excellent written and verbal communications, keen sense of professionalism - Proficiency with set up and reporting of projects using MS Project / Project Server 2007 - Ideally degree educated, with a technical background in one of the main engineering disciplines (mechanical, electronics). Able to follow low level details while retaining a sense of the big picture
Great opportunity for CAD Technicians to join an expanding services and utilities company who provide professional technical services to the Telecoms, Renewable Energy and Utility industries. This role will be based at their Livingston office. Although the above industry specific experience is an advandage, the company will be happy to consider candidates who have gained AutoCAD experience, of 2D CAD drafting, from a technical environment e.g. civil, construction, electrical / mechanical, engineering, manufacturing etc. and have relevant qualifications. Candidates must be keen to develop their skils and experience, have good communication skills and enjoy working as part of a team. The company offers a good salary and benefits package with great career prospects as the company expands.
Great opportunity for CAD Technicians to join an expanding services and utilities company who provide professional technical services to the Telecoms, Renewable Energy and Utility industries. The company headquarters are based near Chatham, Kent. Although the above industry specific experience is an advandage, the company will be happy to consider candidates who have gained AutoCAD experience, of 2D CAD drafting, from a technical environment e.g. civil, construction, electrical / mechanical, engineering, manufacturing etc. and have relevant qualifications. Candidates must be keen to develop their skils and experience, have good communication skills and enjoy working as part of a team. The company offers a good salary and benefits package with great career prospects as the company expands.
Production Technical Specialist required for growing pharmaceutical process company based near Watford, NW London, Hertfordshire. The Technical Specialist based in the Production Department will support compliance, continuous improvement and lean manufacturing activities. Applicants must have experience of established manufacturing activities in a life-science / pharmaceutical based industry and possess a degree level qualification in a scientific discipline (or have qualified experience). The role is for a 12 month fixed term contract. The hours of work are 6am – 2pm, 2pm – 10pm rotating weekly shifts. Applicants must also possess an in depth technical understanding of manufacturing technologies and an excellent working knowledge of regulatory compliance. Key responsibilities are to maintain and develop an effective technical specialist function for the secure, routine processing of bulk formulated products for filling. To assist in investigations, implementation of new equipment and process modifications. To ensure that products maintain their acceptability with regard to compliance with cGMP, Health & Safety and Product specification. To be a contributing factor in continuous improvement and lean manufacturing activities ensuring actions are effective and completed in a timely manner.
My client is a large manufacturer based in the heart of Devon. They are now seeking a financial controller/ accountant who will report directly into the Head of Finance. The successful applicant will have a strong financial background, be results oriented with adherence to high standards and continuous improvement and be able to work to tight deadlines. The Key responsibilities of the role will include: Developing and maintaining accounting procedures Managing the financial processes of the business Managing the P&L balance sheet Liaising with the Cost Accountant on all performance results Preparation of annual budgets and forecasts Manage the finance team Qualifications/Skills required: Minimum of part qualified to full qualified (CIMA/ACCA). Previous experience in a similar role on a large manufacturing site. Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Good MS Excel & overall IT Skills An excellent team player able to operate at all levels within the Company
Normal hours of work = Mon-Fri. 6.00-15.00/13.00-22.00. (minus breaks = 8 1Z4 hour shift) 41 1Z4 hour week – Weekend OT available Overtime Saturdays 6.00-14.00 paid at one and a half. Overtime Sunday 6.00-14.00 paid at double time. My client is an established and successful Food manufacturer based in the beautiful Dorset Countryside. they are now seeking an additional engineer to join their team. The role will involve the maintenance of Packaging lines and also general site engineering jobs. My client will consider applicants with both a mechanical or electrical bias Experience of working within a production environment is beneficial and knowledge of the food manufacturing industry is advantageous but not Essential 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 If this role is of interest or you require further information on the role then please do not hesitate to contact us
My client is a FMCG manufacturer in Mid Devon – As a result of growth they are now seeking a Packaging Technologist to join their team The role will involve: To support the Packaging Development Manager & the Packaging Buyer and assist in the development of packaging solutions in line with the requirements of each New Project Brief. Taking responsibility for ensuring that all component parts associated with each new pack are compatible with each other and that all elements are correctly specified to meet the requirements of the customer Ensuring that suppliers provide all relevant technical data and detailed component specifications to enable them to provide component options and related costs to meet the requirements and expectations and the detailed requirements of each New Product Brief To support the Production Engineer in the timely execution of all relevant components and product testing programmes and protocols relating to the purchase and supply of packaging components To manage and co-ordinate the flow of information (Product Specification Forms, New Product Forms and Change Forms) across the business, ensuring that all parties complete their allocated tasks in the required timeline Work as a key member of the Packaging Development Team and support the Packaging Development Assistant when required in the loading of new Bills of Material (BOMs) and Changes of Specifications (COGs) and other product related data onto the central computer system (IBS) in accordance with the requirements of the Critical Path Analysis or to meet customer order deadlines
My client is a successful manufacturer based in the heart of Devon. They are now seeking an experienced Key Account Manager to cover a maternity leave for 12 - 15 months. However, the company is expanding and believes that as a result of growth there may be the opportunity of a permanent position. The ideal candidate will have experience in a similar role from within a FMCG industry The role will involve managing a busy growing team and providing support to other less experienced managers. You will need to have excellent customer service skills and be used to managing projects from start to finish. The successful candidate will need to be able to develop strong relationships with both external and internal customers. Key Areas of Performance Provide management, support and guidance regarding current and new projects and orders working closely with team members, to include advice relating to pricing, lead times, customer complaints and quality queries. Analyse, review and approve product costings and quotations prior to release to the customer. Ensure the structuring of prices are in a manner which secures profitable and sustainable business Assist and manage the sales and NPD processes to ensure both functions operate smoothly and make commercial sense to the business. Effective co-ordination of a specific set of Customers’ orders and their interdependencies, risks and other issues that may arise. Working with the team to receive customers’ orders, placement and management of component orders with suppliers ensuring the timely arrival of components to achieve promised deliveries of finished goods for all customer orders (new & repeat). Responsible for the effective management of unique components for each customer – ensuring stock holdings are optimum and excesses are identified, communicated and managed efficiently (either disposing, returning or charging where necessary). To work closely with all other members of your team to ensure that collectively the Manufacturing and Production departments are given a viable and achievable plan. To ensure that the team provides a clear to run plan each week with at least one further week planned in detail. Maintaining regular communication and provide routine updates to ensure that all nominated Customers are kept fully informed of the progress of their orders and advised of any possible issues and offered options where possible. Where relevant, work closely with customers to forecast, plan and manage and products that require a call-off programme Managing stock levels of all unique components, communicating and updating the Customer on a regular basis with detailed information relating to unique component and raw material stock levels, costs and relevant shelf life information that will allow for forward order planning or component disposal – managing the relevant disposals and related costs efficiently. Monitoring and managing any actions that arise from quality issues in relation to components, liaising with suppliers for the return and/or replacement of faulty materials ensuring the least possible disruption to the fulfilment of customer orders. Working closely with the Supply Chain Manager, raising any issues that may adversely impact on achieving successful delivery of customer orders, offering options and contingencies where possible To ensure the highest levels of Customer Service is achieved at all times for both internal and external customers. Responsible for overall integrity of deliveries and related communications to customers, ensuring the highest levels of customer service and satisfaction at all times. Work at all times in line with personal and departmental objectives & KPIs – striving for personal & business improvement at all times. To carry out any reasonable task as directed by the Head of Commercial
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.
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