Materials Planner

£ 27000 - £ 27000
Posted: 28 July 2022
Expires: 27 August 2022

Are you an experienced Materials Planner? Have experience in procurement and Inventory Management? Have you worked/ would like to work for a Manufacturing business?

If so, this opportunity may be for you.

Role: Materials Planner

Location: Wolverhampton

Salary: £27K

Role Type: Permanent

Hours: Flexible between 8am-4pm and 9am-5pm Monday to Friday with 30 minutes lunch.

Purpose of Role

Inventory control - Plan & purchase all materials for specified manufacturing and warehouse locations in order to meet production requirements and customer demand whilst optimising inventory levels. Carry out analysis & reporting related to inventory consumption & stock levels, to analyse result performance & provision of inventory forecasts to target & budget levels.

Key Result Areas & Responsibilities

- Responsible for the management and planning of inventory, covering more than 300 SKU's over two business units and product streams to achieving inventory targets and budgets.

- Organising, administrating and coordination of the placement of purchase orders for raw materials, finished goods, and packaging items.

- Ownership and management of the complete purchase process from decision making on order placement to order receipt for intercompany supply and external vendors

- Analyse inventory levels and demands to determine reorder levels and safety stocks that will ensure product availability and minimise inventory levels and costs.

- Actively provide input into the demand planning process to capture and react to regional activities, trends, and demand changes.

- Manage B2B purchasing and transactions with daily communication and actions, taking timely actions as necessary.

- Develop existing forecast and supply programs to improve current days of inventory and cash cycle.

- Drive, promote, and develop positive and constant communications with suppliers and key business partners both internally and externally to improve forecast accuracy.

- Coordinate with manufacturing and warehouse teams to ensure material requirements both in-bound and out-bound are correctly reflected in material planning

- Partner with supply planner to ensure allocation and plans meet regional demand requirements, accounting for seasonality and product life cycle.

- Oversee and facilitate all inventory and purchase order transactions within the ERP system.

- Track and escalate inventory logistics as needed to ensure on time arrival.

- Coordinate with suppliers to ensure smooth processing and delivery of goods including customs agents for material imports.

- Monitor, maintain, and analyse current inventory Trends, Metrics and Goals.

- Manage and generate inventory adjustments and transfers in ERP and planning system.

- Update and adapt product forecasts and material consumption in conjunction with the sales team forecasts, in order to meet the demand profile whilst maintaining inventory targets.

- Monitor and drive action planning for slow moving, obsolete, or damaged inventory and instigate actions to minimise it.

- Monitor performance of the suppliers and raise complaints where required through the complaints database. Investigating and processing complaints and invoice queries.

- Advising the production planning and customer services team of any potential issues that may affect their orders and working to resolve these.

- Answering phone calls and reacting efficiently and professionally to queries.

- Maintaining high levels of service excellence whilst adhering to all Company procedures / rules and processes.

- Take responsibility for the control and co-ordination of all stock taking activities across several warehouses

Ideal Background - Education and Experience

- Experience with an ERP / planning system (ideally SAP).

- Degree in a numerate subject desired.

- Education to 'A' level standard or equivalent.

- 1-2 years relevant professional experience.

- Experience of working in a high pressure and target driven environment.

- Excellent attention to detail and accuracy.

- Experience in building strong working relationships both internally and externally.

Personal Attributes - Capabilities and Skills

- Candidates must have demonstrated high-level analytical skills, including MS excel, data-mining software and other analysis tools.

- Ability to create high-level analytic reports, insights, summaries, and recommendations: strong Excel data modelling skills and analysis work required.

- Ability to manage product life cycle through EOL.

- Comfortable navigating systems and ability to adapt quickly to new systems / support UAT.

- Proven people skills required: ability to professionally manage external partners and react efficiently and promptly.

- Team-worker essential, with excellent communication skills (written and verbal).

- Self-starter with high levels of motivation.

- Willingness to "muck-in" as part of a small, closely-knit team.

- Excellent verbal and written communications skills.

- Strong organizational skills.

- Ability to understand and solve problems fast.

- Willingness to work as team member but also able to show initiative.

Hawk 3 Talent Solutions are acting as an Employment Agency on behalf of its client

To Apply please follow the application process for the site this job is avertised on or email your CV to 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.

Please email Paul.Hillman@hawk-3.com if you would like to send your CV directly or have any further questions regarding the role.

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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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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