Jobs in Manufacturing and Automation

Whilst it’s a bit of a catch-all term, Manufacturing usually denotes the large-scale production of goods, converting raw materials into a finished product using manual labour or machines. The sector has certainly seen some technological changes in recent years, and with great career prospects and the chance to be at the forefront of some of the most high-tech advancements, there has never been a better time to pursue a role in manufacturing. So whether you see yourself in the thick of it on the factory floor, or something that’s a bit more behind the scenes, we’re confident we’ll find a role that’s the right fit for you.

Some of the roles we recruit for include:

  • Product Design
  • CNC
  • Fabrication
  • Mobile Field Service
  • Programming
  • Health and Safety
  • Multi-skilled / Technical Operators
  • Automation / Control Engineering
  • Material / Production Planning
  • Site / Production Leadership
  • Quality / Continuous Improvement
  • Project Management

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Electrical Engineering Inspector
£ 36,405 - £ 36,405 per year
Port Talbot
Posted: 23 November 2022
Expires: 23 December 2022

ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING INSPECTOR / PORT TALBOT - PERMANENT ROLES

Location: Port Talbot, SA13

Assignment: Permanent contract

Salary: £36,405 per annum benefits

Hawk 3 Talent Solutions, operating as an employment agency, are recruiting for a Electrical Engineering Inspector reporting to the Electrical Plant Engineer and working for the Section Engineering Manager.

The purpose of this role is to implement and develop the preventative maintenance regime, to provide first level of engineering expertise and maintain equipment capability for the discrete area.

Duties as a Electrical Engineering Inspector:

      Contribute to the Health and Safety plan by undertaking all necessary site audits and compliance activities as specified on same

Provide the first level of engineering expertise and maintain equipment capability for a discrete area

Continually update, monitor and refine the maintenance regime in the SAP system including the maintenance of details fit for purpose records and histories

Assist and carry out where appropriate the failure analyses and implement practical cost effective solutions

Actively participate in and implement solutions generated via problem solving activity with a wide range of other personnel as appropriate

Maintain an intimate knowledge of the plant condition and performance through details inspections, functional tests and daily interaction with operational Team Members

Coach others, including shift teams and contractor personnel, in order to instil high standards and develop engineering skills for overall business benefit.

Implement and develop the preventative maintenance regime for a discrete area of responsibility.

Continually update, monitor and refine the maintenance regime in SAP, including the maintenance of detailed "fit for purpose" records and histories.

Manage tasks within SAP for all work arising from inspections with appropriate priorities.

Assist with and carry out failure analysis, and implement practical cost effective failure reduction solutions.

Ensure that the appropriate level and quality of spares requirement is identified for area of responsibility, and arrangements are in place to satisfy operational demands.

Directly instruct contract labour and others as appropriate, and in so doing set the standard and direction for the work to be done.

Produce CAT1/PBS for contract labour working on site, including completion of appropriate risk assessments and identification of plant isolations.

To feed detail into the Engineering planning process and prepare for all maintenance stops, including the sourcing of labour, spares and materials.

About you:

      Must hold a recognized Engineering Qualification EG. HNC or Apprenticeship

Have experience and knowledge of the plant area and equipment for which they wish to be considered

Sound working knowledge of SAP would be advantageous and experience of operating safe systems of work

Good communication skills and able to liaise effectively with personnel at all levels

Flexible approach when working to enable the role to be executed effectively in line with plant shutdown periods and other events

Good decision making, leadership and problem solving skills

Self-motivated and able to demonstrate commitment to business aims and objectives

Benefits:

      A market competitive salary

35 days holidays per annum

Annual Pay Review

Quarterly Bonus Scheme - subject to business performance

One of the UK's leading defined contribution pension schemes (10% employer contribution / 6% employee contribution)

Free onsite parking

Employee assistance programme

Employee discount scheme for companies including Vodafone, Jaguar Land Rover and various local services

To apply for this role, please submit your CV via the Apply Now button or contact Shannon McMahon on 01392 273665 for more information.

 

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Innovation Excellence Manager
£ 35,000 - £ 50,000 per year
Port Talbot
Posted: 23 November 2022
Expires: 23 December 2022

Innovation Excellence Manager

Permanent

Location: Flexible/Hybrid – South Wales/Mid-West/North England

Salary: £35,000 - £50,000

Summary:

We have an exciting opportunity for someone to join a growing team in an established company as an Innovation Excellence Manager. The purpose of this role is to create value by developing and managing a centre of excellence for innovation, collaboration and external funding so that our client has the necessary capability, systems and culture to leverage innovation and external funding within their company. We are looking for someone that loves technology and bringing people together, finding opportunities to connect external ideas with internal needs and making things work effectively.

You will build an understanding of their innovation goals, build and manage systems to help them run innovation projects effectively and build internal capability to develop business cases, manage innovation projects, and collaborate effectively. You will develop their centre of excellence in this area. It's an opportunity to work across the whole business and make a real impact.

Duties Include:

  • Develop a new Centre of Excellence - Develop and manage the systems, processes and training offerings in a Centre of Excellence for innovation, collaboration and external funding including:
  • Develop and maintain an internal Innovation network - Develop and maintain a knowledge network internally of innovation project managers, supporters and champions to support an effective innovation culture.
  • Benchmark and lead continuous improvement of innovation activities - Benchmark with professional and competitive organisations in the field of innovation. identifying and implementing new tools, methodologies and best practices within the area of innovation management and ensuring a continuous improvement philosophy runs through all the work
  • Lead Innovation related projects as required and support other projects within R&
  • Health, safety and well-being - Proactively engage in Health, Safety and Well-being (HS&W) activities in the R&D team.

The ideal candidate:

  • A degree or equivalent in a technical discipline.
  • Technical experience in a manufacturing organisation.
  • Strong communication skills, an excellent networker.
  • Analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Experience of innovation management, particularly idea generation and evaluation, and project management, including risk management.

Benefits:

  • A market competitive salary
  • 35 days holidays per annum
  • Annual Pay Review
  • Annual Bonus Scheme - subject to business performanc
  • Private Healthcare Scheme (Individual cover)
  • One of the UK's leading defined contribution pension schemes (10% employer contribution / 6% employee contribution)

Closing date is 2nd December 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 nia.morris@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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Project Manager - Mechanical - Hartlepool
£ 30,000 - £ 40,000 per year
Hartlepool
Posted: 22 November 2022
Expires: 22 December 2022

Job Title: Project Engineer (Mechanical)

Location: Hartlepool (TS25)

Salary: £30,000 - £40,000 Benefits

The Role

As a Project Engineer on site, you will be required to provide, maintain and develop engineering services for both capital and special revenue projects. You will assist in developing the works capital plan and long-term strategies by working up engineering proposals, investigating new technologies and benchmarking.

  • Assist in setting Hartlepool policy in line with ISO/IEC, EN and BS and Company policies/guidance.
  • Organize, facilitate and document safety studies such as risk assessments, HAZOP and FMEA.
  • Ensure that Management of Change documents are created for any modifications or changes.
  • Use transferable skills to assist with others on site.

In this capacity, your role responsibilities will include, but not be limited to the following:

  • Develop project plans and submissions in line with the long-term needs and strategies of the works.
  • Manage and deliver fully all allocated projects and assist others where necessary. This includes all relevant project phases such as concept, proposal, feasibility study, design, build, test, installation, commissioning, training, documentation, handover and final acceptance.
  • Ensure that all work conforms to the relevant standards and guidance. This includes all of the lifecycle phases such as design, specification, installation, maintenance and decommissioning.
  • Support the works SRE and Capital plans as decided by the Senior Engineering team.
  • Provide expert engineering support and assistance for project, improvement work and problem solving.

The Candidate

  • For this role it is required that the candidate has knowledge of project management techniques, risk assessment and safety study techniques.
  • As the Project Engineer, you will ideally be educated to degree level in engineering and have experience within the steel industry at an appropriate level.

You will also require the following skills:

  • Good statistical, analytical and computing skills
  • Strong communication and report writing skills.

Please note, within this role, there may be travel involved. The travel is typically in the UK and Europe for factory acceptance tests and supplier visits and possibly 3 to 4 visits per year, ranging from 2 to 5 days. As a result, applicants must have a valid UK driver's license and passport.

The Benefits

  • A market competitive salary
  • 35 days holidays per annum
  • Annual Pay Review
  • Quarterly Bonus Scheme - subject to business performance
  • Private Healthcare Scheme (Individual cover)
  • Pension scheme (10% employer contribution / 6% employee contribution)
  • Free Car parking

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 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.

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CNC operator
£ 45,000 - £ 45,000 per year
Cheltenham
Posted: 22 November 2022
Expires: 22 December 2022

Location: Cheltenham

Assignment: Permanent contract

Working Hours : Monday to Thursday 07:00- 16:00 and Friday 07:00- 13:00

Pay: £16 - £22 per hour

Hawk 3 Talent Solutions, operating as an employment agency, are currently recruiting for 4 x CNC Operators based in Bristol on a full-time permanent contract.

The successful candidates will be joining a build-to-print manufacturer of complex machined, treated and assembled components specializing in airframe, wing and landing gear detailed parts as well as speed shop services for spares and requirements.

About you :

      Minimum 3 years' experience

Must be competent at programming/editing programs

Ability to read and follow engineering protocols and achieve/maintain high levels of quality

Ability to set and run CNC Milling Machines

Ability to work unsupervised

Self-motivated

Role Responsibilities

      Work safely always

Ensure all parts produced meet drawing requirements

Complete check sheets as Quality record

Create/update set up sheets as required

  • Appropriate use of PPE

 

Company Benefits:

      25 days holiday plus bank holidays

Onsite parking

Contributory Pension scheme

Over time available

Quarterly appraisals and bonus scheme

Closing date is 15 th of December 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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Commercial Demand Planner & Reporting Specialist LTD
£ 36,600 - £ 41,000 per year
Port Talbot
Posted: 21 November 2022
Expires: 21 December 2022

Are you a specialist Demand Planner? Highly Skilled in Excel reporting? do you have experience of using systems such as Spotfire and Anaplan?

If so, this role may be for you!

Job Title: Commercial Demand Planner & Reporting Specialist

Department: Commercial Services

Location: Remote

Salary: £36,600 - £41,000 Depending on Experience

Role Type - Permanent Full time.

The Role

Some of the main responsibilities within your scope include:

  • Update and own the Sector unconstrained forecast, ensuring an on-time submission into the process each cycle, helping support the creation of quarterly Sales Briefs and the Annual Plan
  • Manage and improve the forecast accuracy of the overall Sector plan, challenging forecasts with the Account teams where needed
  • Management of the Sector Sales Brief, ensuring that order bookings intake follows expectation, and managing any further risks or opportunities to the plan
  • Responsible for creating, and maintaining, the monthly Sector delivery plan, taking into consideration stocks, bookings, manufacturing availability and customer constraints, with the aim of meeting our agreed targets each month
  • Alongside the Account Teams, aim to improve the value of the Sector sales mix
  • Manage the stock requirements of the Sector orderbook
  • Produce and present Weekly KPIs/Reports to Sector Sales Director and Management Team
  • Ownership of the Sector Master Data
  • Collaborate with the Commercial Services team, and relevant Sector, to help automate tasks/reports to improve efficiency and data reporting

The Candidate

To be considered for the role, you will need to demonstrate the below experience and skills:

  • Degree or equivalent experience in a business, or commercial discipline
  • Excellent organisational skills and attention to detail
  • Ability to use your own initiative and be comfortable making effective and timely decisions
  • Knowledge and considerable experience in interrogating systems and developing management reports/operational tools and can analyse and present data in a commercial environment
  • Confidence to negotiate within acceptable commercial parameters exploiting commercial opportunities when they arise
  • Excellent communication and influencing skills to help drive the right result for the Sector and business
  • Strong IT skills in office applications, especially excel. Experience using Spotfire and/or Anaplan would be beneficial
  • Strong numerical, analytical, and reporting skills coupled with the creative ability to develop new opportunities for further enhancing the customer experience.

Closing Date: December 15th, 2022

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 advertised 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.

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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Quality Technologist - Matallurgy/Materials
£ 35,000 - £ 40,000 per year
Corby
Posted: 21 November 2022
Expires: 21 December 2022

Job Title: Quality Technologist

Location: Corby

Salary: £35,000 to £40,000 Negotiable depending on experience

 

The Role

Reporting to the Quality Control Manager, the Quality Technologist will provide a technical and quality service for the manufacturing functions, ensure that all tubes are certified according to the relevant specification and liaise with commercial and operational teams to ensure a prompt response to customer complaints.

Your responsibilities will include:

  • The operation of all test equipment supporting the daily release of production
  • Carry out metallurgical investigations and write reports on internal rejections, customer complaints, competitor products and roll & tooling failures and also produce and issue quality alerts.
  • Plan, prepare and carry out plant trials and assess the results suitability in order to improve product quality and develop the product range.
  • Support the Quality Control Manager in ensuring that control, maintenance, compilation, publication and retention of all quality related documentation

 

 

The Candidate

  • The jobholder should be qualified to degree level (or equivalent) in Metallurgy or Materials Technology with a minimum of 2 years' experience in a metallurgical or quality function.
  • A good knowledge of tube making, finishing processes and inspection techniques practiced in the Corby site is essential.
  • A working knowledge of the specifications and properties of steels used within the Corby tube making processes would be advantageous.

 

 

The Benefits

  • A market competitive salary
  • 35 days holidays per annum
  • Annual Pay Review
  • Quarterly Bonus Scheme - subject to business performance
  • Private Healthcare Scheme (Individual cover)
  • Pension scheme (10% employer contribution / 6% employee contribution)
  • Free Car parking

 

 

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 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.

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