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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Service Engineer
£ 38000 - £ 42000
Posted: 15 August 2022
Expires: 14 September 2022

SERVICE ENGINEER / BRISTOL - PERMANENT ROLE

Location: Bradley Stoke, Bristol

Assignment: Permanent contract

Hours: 4 on, 4 off nights 19:00pm - 07:00am

Salary: £38,000 - £42,000 per annum (dependent on experience)

Hawk 3 Talent Solutions, acting as an employment business, are currently recruiting for 2 Service Engineers on permanent contracts, one on day shifts and one on night shifts based in Bradley Stoke.

The successful candidates will be responsible for identifying and fixing faults on mailing machines and associated equipment. To assist production in gaining best running speeds whilst reducing remake waste to continually improve efficiencies through production.

Duties as a Service Engineer:

  • Report all Health and Safety matters immediately to Manager and follow SSOW
  • To comply with the Information Security Management Systems and its associated policies
  • Effect repairs to mailing machines and associated equipment where necessary, such as mechanical fault repairs
  • Maintain, support and service any piece of production associated equipment, Cutters and Strapping machines
  • Liaise with Production Management Teams on machine performance problems and improvements
  • Provide ideas and feedback to the Production Management teams on machine problems
  • Maintain proper administration of parts usage
  • Communicate effectively problems and solutions either written or verbally
  • Communicate to relevant stakeholders information that can assist the site to have a greater efficiency
  • Be a strong continuous improvement leader, look for opportunities, report on successes and failures
  • Mentor machine operators in order to enhance their operating skills
  • Be pro-active at all times to help maximize productivity
  • Highlight and bring to Managers attention any exposure to risk for the department or business
  • Ensure a clear and precise handover is given to the oncoming team members
  • To keep the work area clean and tidy at all times

About you:

  • Experience in a fast paced manufacturing environment
  • Good diagnostic skills
  • Ability to follow electrical diagrams
  • Can work as part of a team
  • Ability to do board level repairs preferred but not essential
  • Practical maintenance engineering background with electrical emphasis preferred

Benefits:

  • Access to Learning web page where you can opt into upskilling courses and training to develop you as an individual in addition to your on the job training
  • Mental Health First Aid accredited workplace
  • Workplace Well-being support and resource
  • Talent and succession program
  • Disability confident employer
  • Eye care benefits
  • Bupa Cash Plan option
  • Fresh fruits every day
  • Free vending machine for refreshments
  • Free onsite parking
  • £500 reward for introducing a friend after 6 months

To apply for this role, please submit your CV via the Apply Now button or contact our Exeter office on 01392 273665 for more details.

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Internal Sales Support
£ 21000 - £ 25000
Posted: 15 August 2022
Expires: 14 September 2022

Internal Sales Support

Outskirts of Cardiff

Permanent Mon to Fri 9am to 5pm (30 min lunch)

Salary £21-25k Negotiable depending on experience

Hawk 3 Talent Solutions are looking to recruit an Internal Sales Administrator for our client in a highly specialised niche market. This is a superb opportunity for someone to join a successful and innovative company with potential to progress into Account Management. The office is brand new and in an excellent location.

This is a very busy multi-tasking role which requires excellent communication skills and proven telephone skills in a similar role. Candidates should be highly presentable, educated to degree level with a high level of self-motivation and be articulate and professional.

Your time initially will be spent learning the basics e.g. studying our products, liaising with our UK and foreign customers on the phone and providing all aspects of administration within the office including sales order processing, answering telephone enquiries from customers and suppliers, providing quotes, taking, placing, and organising the despatch of orders including packing and liaising with the technical workshop. You will also provide be involved in maintaining databases and collating data for sales and marketing reports.

Once competent in the above duties, you will take on responsibility under the guidance of sales management for the day-to-day account management of our some of our UK and foreign customer base, as well as working on telemarketing campaigns to promote our products within our niche market. While this is not a sales role, you should be highly competent on the phone and have proven experience in a sales or telemarketing role.

Required Skills and Qualifications:

  • Degree educated
  • At least two year's relevant experience in account management/ telemarketing or telesales role
  • Excellent telephone and communication skills
  • Excellent MS Office Skills.
  • Own transport is essential

 

To Apply please follow the application process for the site this job is advertised on or email your CV to Brooke.Gilmore@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 Engineers
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Posted: 15 August 2022
Expires: 14 September 2022

Project Engineers

Location: Gloucester

Hours of work: Monday to Thursday 8am to 4.45pm, Friday 8am to 12.30pm

Salary: £30,000 - £40,000(DOE)

 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Reviewing all project scope and technical documentation
  • Checking drawings and technical specifications from clients and suppliers
  • Obtaining quotations for products and services
  • Raising manufacturing requests for materials / tools / equipment that are supplied in-house
  • Placing orders for products and services using Company financial systems
  • Overseeing in-house engineering design of mould tooling and providing project approval
  • Monitoring and expediting delivery of in-house and supplier provided items
  • Arranging and coordinating logistics, utilising Company transportation subcontractors
  • Ensuring all activities are carried out in accordance with Company and legislative procedures
  • Working in line with requirements of quality, health and safety, and environmental management systems

An integral part of this role involves site visits and activities where you will be responsible for:

  • Coordinating field personnel for site works and producing site handover packs
  • Supporting the Senior Project Manager with detailed site schedule planning
  • Monitoring and supporting site activities, liaising daily with Site Managers/Supervisors
  • Obtaining and reviewing necessary site paperwork
  • Collation and submittal of Manufacturing Record Books detailing completed site activities

Experience, attributes & skills sought:

  • Proficient in coordinating project work, both in-house and off-site
  • Electrical/Mechanical background
  • Engineering background
  • Experienced in purchasing, expediting and logistics
  • Clear and effective with their communication skills
  • Confident in presenting data /information in a clear, concise manner for approval
  • Highly organised and reliable in seeing tasks through to completion
  • Able to manage their workload in accordance with project requirements and strict deadlines
  • Unfazed when working under pressure
  • Comfortable working with various IT systems

In return, you will benefit from:

  • 15% bonus scheme
  • 6% pension scheme contributions (matched)
  • Life insurance 4x salary
  • 25 days holiday bank holidays
  • Access to lifestyle benefits website
  • Access to well-being programmes
  • Free parking on site
  • Free tea/coffee provided

Closing date is 15 th 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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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

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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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