Project Manager

£ 35000 - £ 42000
Posted: 19 July 2022
Expires: 18 August 2022
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Head of Manufacturing and Automation

Rachel Sheehy

PROJECT MANAGER - PROGRAMMES

OUTSKIRTS OF NEWPORT

PERMANENT

FULL TIME

Hawk 3 Talent Solutions are looking to recruit a Project Manager for our client, a specialist manufacturer based on the outskirts of Newport, South Wales.

Purpose of Role

Provision of day-to-day customer interface for project management, technical and project related commercial matters. Interfacing with external and internal stakeholders to ensure successful project delivery.

Reporting to the Business Unit Manager, key responsibilities of the Project Manager:

  • Manage projects from enquiry stage through to production, ensuring on-time and on-budget delivery:
  • Manage APQP (and any customer equivalent) system and team for the duration of the project ensuring customer targets are met
  • Managing and controlling expenditure
  • Organising constructive & timely meetings and reviews
  • Oversee the Design and Validation Plan for New Projects
  • In support of the new business development team, support the preparation of the commercial and technical response to customer RFQ including population of CER.
  • Develop cost reduction programmes in line with customer expectation.
  • Within the APQP process be the point of contact with customer interfacing with engineering, purchasing, quality and logistics functions.
  • During the APQP process, build and develop a network of contacts within existing customer base.
  • Use network to identify new business opportunities for Senior and continually promote the Senior product offering. Feed any relevant information into BD team to ensure all opportunities are maximised.
  • Co-ordinate prototype / pre-production procurement and build.
  • Maximise profitability of new and existing projects.
  • Help guide product development by communicating future customer demands and expectations.
  • Provide support to the Buyer to develop existing and new suppliers ensuring APQP/programme requirements are met.
  • To complete any administration tasks as reasonably required of the role.
  • Where required, support marketing efforts such as trade shows, exhibits, and other events.

Key Requirements:

  • Preferably the successful candidate will have a Mechanical Engineering (BEng) or related degree.
  • Seeking 3 years Project Management experience in a relevant field (preferably automotive/ land vehicle).
  • Maintain a high standard of Health and Safety based upon safe working practices and support environmental initiatives.
  • Communicate and support the embedding of customer service imperatives across other functions of the Company business.
  • Collaborate with other Senior Plc businesses to ensure wider revenue generation opportunities are realised.
  • Ensure that all work activities and records comply with Company Policies, Procedures and Codes of Practice.
  • Excellent Project Management skills.
  • Strong soft skills and an understanding of people behaviour and the self-awareness to react appropriately. Be politically astute.
  • Demonstrate superior presentation and communication skills.
  • Ability to communicate information, whether technical or non-technical to internal stakeholders and customers, in a clear and concise manner.
  • Highly professional and capable of being a strong ambassador for the company.
  • Motivated and a self-starter & able to work on own initiative.
  • Willing and able to travel globally and at times, at short notice.

Working Hours

8am-5pm Mon-Thur, 8am-1pm Fri

Benefits:

  • 25 days holiday Bank Holidays
  • Excellent Salary Sacrifice Pension Scheme (Employee Contribution up to 10%/ Employer contribution up to 10%)
  • Life Insurance (6 times annual salary)
  • Access to pool cars for travel
  • Company laptop/ phone
  • Free Parking
  • Flexible Working Policy
  • Homeworking Policy
  • Employee Events
  • Recognition Awards
  • Training and Development (Internal & External)
  • Share Save Schemes
  • Salary Sacrifice Scheme- Cycle to work scheme
  • Employee Assistance Programme

Hawk 3 Talent Solutions are operating as an employment agency on behalf of its client.

To Apply please follow the application process for the site this job is advertised on or email your CV to Rachel.Sheehy@hawk-3.com. By applying for the above position and providing your personal data to us you understand that your data will be processed in line with our Privacy Policy. To view our full Privacy Policy please visit our website.

Hawk 3 Talent Solutions are committed to the selection, recruitment and development of the best people, basing judgements solely on suitability for the job. Whilst we endeavour to respond to all applications individually, due to high volumes, this is not always possible. Thank you for your interest in this role and we look forward to working with you in the future

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Whilst we endeavor to respond to all applications individually, due to high volumes, this is not always possible. Successful applications will be contacted within 1 week of the closing date. Hawk 3 Talent Solutions are committed to the selection, recruitment and development of the best people, basing judgments solely on suitability for the job. By applying for the above position and providing your personal data to us, you understand that your data will be processed in line with our Privacy Policy. Click here to read our full Privacy Policy. Thank you for your interest in this role.

 
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Senior Project Manager
£ 40000 - £ 45000
Posted: 19 July 2022
Expires: 18 August 2022

SENIOR PROJECT MANAGER - PROGRAMMES

OUTSKIRTS OF NEWPORT

PERMANENT - FULL TIME

SALARY - £40-45K NEGOTIABLE DOE

 

Hawk 3 Talent Solutions are looking to recruit a Senior Project Manager for our client, a specialist manufacturer based on the outskirts of Newport, South Wales.

Purpose of Role

Provision of day-to-day customer interface for project management, technical and project related commercial matters. Interfacing with external and internal stakeholders to ensure successful project delivery.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Manage projects from enquiry stage through to production, ensuring on-time and on-budget delivery:

     

  • Manage APQP (and any customer equivalent) system and team for the duration of the project ensuring customer targets are met
  • Managing and controlling expenditure
  • Organising constructive & timely meetings and reviews
  • Oversee the Design and Validation Plan for New Projects
  • In support of the new business development team, support the preparation of the commercial and technical response to customer RFQ including population of CER.
  • Develop cost reduction programmes in line with customer expectation.
  • Within the APQP process be the point of contact with customer interfacing with engineering, purchasing, quality and logistics functions.
  • During the APQP process, build and develop a network of contacts within existing customer base.
  • Use network to identify new business opportunities for Senior and continually promote the Senior product offering. Feed any relevant information into BD team to ensure all opportunities are maximised.
  • Co-ordinate prototype / pre-production procurement and build.
  • Maximise profitability of new and existing projects.
  • Help guide product development by communicating future customer demands and expectations.
  • Provide support to the Buyer to develop existing and new suppliers ensuring APQP/programme requirements are met.
  • To complete any administration tasks as reasonably required of the role.
  • Where required, support marketing efforts such as trade shows, exhibits, and other events.

Key Requirements:

  • Mechanical Engineering (BEng) or related degree, seeking 5 years PM experience in a relevant field
  • Maintain a high standard of Health and Safety based upon safe working practices and support environmental initiatives.
  • Communicate and support the embedding of customer service imperatives across other functions of the Company business.
  • Collaborate with other Senior Plc businesses to ensure wider revenue generation opportunities are realised.
  • Ensure that all work activities and records comply with Company Policies, Procedures and Codes of Practice.
  • Excellent Project Management skills.
  • Strong soft skills and an understanding of people behaviour and the self-awareness to react appropriately. Be politically astute.
  • Demonstrate superior presentation and communication skills.
  • Ability to communicate information, whether technical or non-technical to internal stakeholders and customers, in a clear and concise manner.
  • Highly professional and capable of being a strong ambassador for the company.
  • Motivated and a self-starter & able to work on own initiative.
  • Willing and able to travel globally and at times, at short notice.

Working Hours

8am-5pm Mon-Thur, 8am-1pm Fri

Benefits:

  • 25 days holiday Bank Holidays
  • Excellent Salary Sacrifice Pension Scheme (Employee Contribution up to 10%/ Employer contribution up to 10%)
  • Life Insurance (6 times annual salary)
  • Access to pool cars for travel
  • Company laptop/ phone
  • Free Parking
  • Flexible Working Policy
  • Homeworking Policy
  • Employee Events
  • Recognition Awards
  • Training and Development (Internal & External)
  • Share Save Schemes
  • Salary Sacrifice Scheme- Cycle to work scheme
  • Employee Assistance Programme

Hawk 3 Talent Solutions are operating as an employment agency on behalf of its client.

To Apply please follow the application process for the site this job is advertised on or email your CV to Rachel.Sheehy@hawk-3.com. By applying for the above position and providing your personal data to us you understand that your data will be processed in line with our Privacy Policy. To view our full Privacy Policy please visit our website.

Hawk 3 Talent Solutions are committed to the selection, recruitment and development of the best people, basing judgements solely on suitability for the job. Whilst we endeavour to respond to all applications individually, due to high volumes, this is not always possible. Thank you for your interest in this role and we look forward to working with you in the future

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Mechanical Maintenance Technician
£ 35543 - £ 35543
Posted: 14 July 2022
Expires: 21 July 2022

Mechanical Maintenance Technician

Blackwood

Shifts: 3-shift rota, Monday to Friday

Salary: £30,906.75 15% Shift Allowance = £35,542.76 / annum, plenty of overtime available

Due to securing a multi million pound contract, Hawk 3 Talent Solutions are looking to recruit a Mechanical Maintenance Technician for our client, a specialist manufacturer based in the Blackwood area. Excellent opportunity for progression for the right candidate.

Overview

  • To maximise machines' output and maintain manufacturing processes in a fast pace and busy production environment
  • To continuously improve manufacturing processes in order to maximise safety, quality and productivity of production lines

Key responsibilities

  • Provision of engineering and operational support to manufacturing processes
  • Fault finding and corrective actions on all production equipment
  • Machine setting and repairs in order to achieve optimal product specification and machine performance
  • Carrying out Planned Preventative Maintenance program
  • Monitoring machinery condition and planning and carrying out all essential repairs
  • Promoting TPM approach, working on various engineering projects
  • Responding to minor and major breakdowns
  • Preparation of sub-assemblies
  • Tool changes
  • Other tasks as reasonably requested by Engineering Team Leader / Manager

Qualifications

  • ONC/HNC, BTEC lvl3, NVQ lvl3 in an Engineering Discipline
  • Experience of high speed, high volume production environment, ideally FMCG / packaging sectors

Core competencies

  • Self-driven and pro-active approach
  • Able to operate & take decisions independently
  • Can-do attitude
  • Flexible

The duties described here may be adapted to meet the needs of a changing organisation and therefore is expected to evolve in line with the organisation.

Hawk 3 Talent Solutions are operating as an employment agency on behalf of its client.

To Apply please follow the application process for the site this job is advertised on or email your CV to Rachel.Sheehy@hawk-3.com. By applying for the above position and providing your personal data to us you understand that your data will be processed in line with our Privacy Policy. To view our full Privacy Policy please visit our website.

Hawk 3 Talent Solutions are committed to the selection, recruitment and development of the best people, basing judgements solely on suitability for the job. Whilst we endeavour to respond to all applications individually, due to high volumes, this is not always possible. Thank you for your interest in this role and we look forward to working with you in the future

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Multi Skilled Maintenance Technician
£ 41724.11 - £ 41724.11
Posted: 14 July 2022
Expires: 01 September 2022

Multi Skilled Maintenance Technician

Blackwood

Continental Shifts

Salary: £30,906.75 35% Shift Allowance = £41,724.11 per annum, plenty of overtime available

Due to securing a multi million pound contract, Hawk 3 Talent Solutions are looking to recruit a Mechanical Maintenance Technician for our client, a specialist manufacturer based in the Blackwood area. Excellent opportunity for progression for the right candidate.

Overview

  • To maximise machines' output and maintain manufacturing processes in a fast pace and busy production environment
  • To continuously improve manufacturing processes in order to maximise safety, quality and productivity of production lines

Key responsibilities

  • Provision of engineering and operational support to manufacturing processes
  • Fault finding and corrective actions on all production equipment
  • Machine setting and repairs in order to achieve optimal product specification and machine performance
  • Carrying out Planned Preventative Maintenance program
  • Monitoring machinery condition and planning and carrying out all essential repairs
  • Promoting TPM approach, working on various engineering projects
  • Responding to minor and major breakdowns
  • Preparation of sub-assemblies
  • Tool changes
  • Other tasks as reasonably requested by Engineering Team Leader / Manager

Qualifications

  • ONC/HNC, BTEC lvl3, NVQ lvl3 in an Engineering Discipline
  • Experience of high speed, high volume production environment, ideally FMCG / packaging sectors
  • Fault finding and problem solving on fast pace PLC controlled machinery

Core competencies

  • Self-driven and pro-active approach
  • Able to operate & take decisions independently
  • Can-do attitude
  • Flexible

The duties described here may be adapted to meet the needs of a changing organisation and therefore is expected to evolve in line with the organisation

Working Hours:

12 hr shifts, starting at 7am or 7pm

Week 1: Sunday (Nights), Wednesday (Days), Thursday (Days)

Week 2: Monday (Nights), Tuesday (Nights), Friday (Days), Saturday (Days)

Week 3: Sunday (Days), Wednesday (Nights), Thursday (Nights)

Week 4: Monday (Days), Tuesday (Days), Friday (Nights), Saturday (Nights)

Hawk 3 Talent Solutions are operating as an employment agency on behalf of its client.

To Apply please follow the application process for the site this job is advertised on or email your CV to Rachel.Sheehy@hawk-3.com. By applying for the above position and providing your personal data to us you understand that your data will be processed in line with our Privacy Policy. To view our full Privacy Policy please visit our website.

Hawk 3 Talent Solutions are committed to the selection, recruitment and development of the best people, basing judgements solely on suitability for the job. Whilst we endeavour to respond to all applications individually, due to high volumes, this is not always possible. Thank you for your interest in this role and we look forward to working with you in the future

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Maintenance Engineer
£ 37000 - £ 42000
Posted: 12 August 2022
Expires: 11 September 2022

Maintenance Engineer

Mechanical Electrical

Wigan WN4 

£37,000 - £42,000

Hours: 39 hours per week

Monday to Friday - 6am-2pm & 2pm-10pm on a rotating shift basis.

Permanent Role

Profile

Hawk 3 Talent Solutions are recruiting for a company based near Wigan. Due to expansion, my client is currently recruiting for a new Multi Skilled Maintenance Engineer to join their team.

Key Duties

  • To maintain a wide range of production equipment and machinery installations.
  • On-line fault finding
  • Introducing process improvements
  • Participating in capital expenditure projects to increase outputs and improve efficiencies
  • Development and introduction of a formalised preventative maintenance program
  • To gain a wide, in-depth knowledge of the current production facility, equipment and Participate in continuous improvement activities to maximise machine utilisation, decrease cycle times, and improve labour recoveries
  • Fault finding and repair of all plant, machinery, and equipment.
  • Carry out checks and inspection of plant, machinery, and equipment
  • Liaise with external contractors
 

Essential Skills & Experience

  • Will either be a time served fitter/engineer or have a City & Guilds certificate (or equivalent) in Mechanical Electrical Engineering including at least 17th Edition.
  • Have experience in fault finding, repair and general maintenance of machinery, hydraulics, electrics, and other production associated systems.
  • Have excellent communication skills and the ability to work positively in a team environment.
  • Strong health and safety knowledge.
  • Competent to attempt most aspects of mechanical and electrical engineering with little direction.
  • Experienced with the various types of PLCs and able to competently interrogate, fault find and program with little direction.
  • Experienced with control systems and finding potential faults.
  • Able to read schematic drawings and diagnose faults quickly & accurately.
  • Experienced with all aspects of pneumatics and hydraulics.
  • Competent using MIG, TIG and electric arc welding equipment.
  • Experienced in continuous improvements techniques preferred.

Benefits:

  • Competitive Salary with shift allowance
  • Overtime
  • Onsite parking
  • staff uniform
  • canteen
  • Pension
  • Death in Service Benefits
  • Health Insurance Plan

This is a genuinely exciting opportunity to join an innovative company with a fun, friendly but professional working environment. They offer a competitive salary and generous benefits... if you feel that you fit the bill, we would like to hear from you.

Closing date is 12.9.2022 Please note this could change subject to suitable applications.

Hawk 3 Talent Solutions are acting as an employment agency on behalf of it’s client.

To Apply please follow the application process for the site this job is advertised on or email your CV to debbie.gough@hawk-3.com  By applying for the above position and providing your personal data to us you understand that your data will be processed in line with our Privacy Policy. To view our full Privacy Policy please visit our website.

Hawk 3 Talent Solutions are committed to the selection, recruitment, and development of the best people, basing judgements solely on suitability for the job. Whilst we endeavour to respond to all applications individually, due to high volumes, this is not always possible. Thank you for your interest in this role and we look forward to working with you in the future

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Technical Lead - Composites
£ 30000 - £ 40000
Posted: 12 August 2022
Expires: 11 September 2022

Technical Lead - Composites

Job Type: Permanent

Location: Gloucester

Hours of work: Monday to Friday 0800-1700

Salary: £30'000-£40'000

Summary:

Our client is UK specialist in composites and mouldings based in Gloucester are currently recruiting for a Technical Lead -Composites to join their team. The Technical Lead will manage the delivery of engineering projects within the Composite products business unit, this will include solution development, preparation of enquiry responses, de-risking activities, validation activities, product ionisation, development projects and improvement projects. The role will require project ownership from conception through to production.

The Technical Lead will become the business expert for a given product set and work as part of a wider team of specialists, offering task management and expertise in the field of mechanical design engineering. This role will contribute to exciting civilian and defence projects.

Required Duties:

      Lead the delivery of engineering projects including enquiry responses & development projects

Manage the development of new products and processes

Specification & execution of test programs for development and validation of new products

Supporting the business development team with on-site visits, customer calls and event

attendance

Acting as a point of contact for suppliers, customers, sister sites and internal departments

Become the technical expert in the business for a product range

Mechanical design engineering with composite & metallic materials

Completion of numerical and mechanical analysis, as required to demonstrate and validate

products

Occasional UK travel likely, infrequent overseas travel possible

Skills Required :

      Minimum 3 years' experience in a similar role

Well organised and comfortable completing multiple projects concurrently

Experience in technical writing of reports

Experience of preparing technical summaries, proposals and presentations

Basic knowledge of stress analysis by FEA & Hand Calc

Demonstrable experience in mechanical design engineering

Familiarity with composite materials desirable

Familiarity with aerospace and/or defence industry desirable

Excellent attention to detail and enjoy working in a procedure driven environment

Eligible for Security Clearance

Benefits ;

- 26 days of annual leave

- 3% Employer Pension Contribution

- Income protection scheme and Private medical cover

- Cycle to work scheme

Closing date is 15 th of September 2022

Hawk 3 Talent Solutions are operating as an employment agency on behalf of its client.

To Apply please follow the application process for the site this job is advertised on or email your CV to maria.thorne@hawk-3.com. By applying for the above position and providing your personal data to us you understand that your data will be processed in line with our Privacy Policy. To view our full Privacy Policy please visit our website.

Hawk 3 Talent Solutions are committed to the selection, recruitment and development of the best people, basing judgements solely on suitability for the job. Whilst we endeavour to respond to all applications individually, due to high volumes, this is not always possible. Thank you for your interest in this role and we look forward to working with you in the future

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Technical Lead - Polymers
£ 27500 - £ 32500
Posted: 12 August 2022
Expires: 11 September 2022

Technical Lead - Polymers

Job Type: Permanent

Location: Gloucester

Hours of work: Monday to Friday 0800-1700

Salary: £27500-32500

Summary:

Our client is UK specialist in composites and mouldings based in Gloucester are currently recruiting for a Technical Lead to join their team. Technical Lead will act as technical authority for thermoplastic polymer film materials and manage new business development activities for the business unit. The team member will become fully conversant in the attributes and processing methods of a range of polymer materials. This will involve interpreting customer and regulatory requirements, ensuring our products align fully with them as well as leading product improvement initiatives to improve the quality and performance of our products.

The successful candidate will build a comprehensive understanding of TPU film applications. By conducting market research for new materials, supporting collaborative developments with customers and partners and managing development of new material grades, the Technical Lead will identify new customers, applications and opportunities to achieve ambitious business growth.

Required Duties:

Technical Authority - working with the quality and process engineering departments to ensure our products are compliant with the relevant requirements and standards.

- Product Development - Managing new product development projects in a time effective manner.

- Market Research - review the raw material supplier market to identify new materials that will enhance Permali's thermoplastic product portfolio.

- Administration - creating and maintaining a directory of product files with technical data sheets, test results, approvals management, regulatory compliance statements & health & safety guidance.

- Process Optimisation - work with Process Engineering to ensure products are being produced by the most efficient / cost effective method.

- Process Research - research and understand customer processes associated with Permali's thermoplastic products and help advise best practice to our customers.

- Product Promotion - enable the Sales & Marketing team by applying technical understanding of Permali's products to commercial product literature and digital campaigns from the point of view of the market (customer).

Skills Required :

Minimum 2 years of experience working in a similar role with Polymer materials or trained in Materials Science / Engineering or similar to HNC level or above.

- An appreciation for, or experience of commercial sales in a B2B setting.

- Excellent computer skills, with working experience of using the MS Office suite, with a desire to learn new software packages.

- Ability to work independently and as part of a team

- Excellent communication skills - written and verbal. Ability to communicate information, whether technical or non-technical to team members and customers in a clear and concise manner

- A strong work ethic with good organisational skills and excellent punctuality and attendance.

- An ambition to succeed, develop professional skills, and make a positive impact.

- Ability to work under pressure, be proactive, inquisitive, quick to learn, and capable of multitasking

- A conscientious character who will always work in the best interests of The Company

Benefits ;

- 26 days of annual leave

- 3% Employer Pension Contribution

- Income protection scheme and Private medical cover

- Cycle to work scheme

Closing date is 15 th of September 2022

Hawk 3 Talent Solutions are operating as an employment agency on behalf of its client.

To Apply please follow the application process for the site this job is advertised on or email your CV to maria.thorne@hawk-3.com. By applying for the above position and providing your personal data to us you understand that your data will be processed in line with our Privacy Policy. To view our full Privacy Policy please visit our website.

Hawk 3 Talent Solutions are committed to the selection, recruitment and development of the best people, basing judgements solely on suitability for the job. Whilst we endeavour to respond to all applications individually, due to high volumes, this is not always possible. Thank you for your interest in this role and we look forward to working with you in the future

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