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Title Unit Shift Manager
Categories Industrial, Other
Salary up to 36.000
Job Info

A fantastic opportunity has arisen to join one of our clients, in a capacity of Unit Shift Manager.

The Unit Shift Manager is primarily responsible for their unit and ensure that the Company manufactures parts required in a Just-In-Time, right first time environment. To create a safety first culture that is built on open communication, respect, ownership and a customer centred approach.
 To establish and maintain a zero PPM culture through team quality awareness, ownership of production trials, To undertake and efficiently manage area LPA audits.
To ensure best practices are being used to drive towards operational excellence. Ensure parts meet strict quality parameters. Work proactively with all shifts & areas to analyse production failures, Continuous Kaizen
To establish a strong team working environment, motivate the team to drive towards the Company KPI’s, developing Unit shift Leaders to lead high performing teams.
Utilise 5S philosophy, adherence to Kamishibai systems developing and maintaining the 10 point housekeeping score, To identify and analyse losses to drive cost reduction targets., reduce waste and improve efficiencies.
To implement all elements of Company Safety First culture
To maintain disicpline across the area and shift, Effectively manage and maintain training levels and ongoing development of staff skills
Degree & Post grad. Qualification/NVQ 5, PDCA, PPS, 8D,5Y. Six sigma is desirable.
This position will be working shifts, potentially nights, afternoons and days.
Previous experience in the automotive industry with .
3-5 years experience in a supervisory/management role in a high volume environment
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Title Electrical or Mechanical Maintenance technicians. Weekends only.
Categories Industrial, Mechanical
Salary TBC
Location Ammanford
Job Info

An excellent opportunity for maintenance technicians to work Saturdays and Sundays on a temporary basis for up to a 6 month period, our client conceives, designs and produces a diverse array of products that can be found in most homes, offices and vehicles. Founded in 1833 the company has made up of 17 business units, 20 000 employee-partners and 130 facilities in 19 countries. A strong emphasis on ‘Total Shareholder Return’ we have a target of, and consistently achieve performance in the top third of S&P 500 with 46 consecutive annual increases in dividend yield.

The facility in Wales is located on the fringes of the Brecon Beacons National Park and with excellent road and rail links. The plant is only 15 miles from Swansea and the beautiful Gower peninsula and a little over 50 miles from Cardiff Airport. We have an organizational culture which recognizes the importance of work life balance.

The plant has attracted significant corporate and government investment, becoming a vertically integrated center of excellence in the manufacture of pneumatic seating systems. Not only can the organization boast an end user customer base which includes the most prestigious automotive manufacturers, but more recently our systems have been adopted by mainstream mass producers, which will take our turnover from £ 11m to £50m in a period of just 5 years.

We are a stable employer in the area for the last 50 years and comfortably achieving customer demand, we now candidates for key positions to support our impressive growth plans.

PURPOSE: Repairs, upgrades, installs and maintains automation equipment. RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Maintain and update mechanical and electrical components for all equipment.
  • Perform preventative maintenance of manufacturing related equipment using prescribed techniques.
  • Inspect equipment to ensure safe operating conditions prior to start up.
  • Provide mechanical and electrical technical support to maintain and improve automated and semi-automated equipment.
  • Maintain log of repairs and of completed preventative maintenance in CMMS.
  • Establish frequencies and provide preventative maintenance activities for end of line test equipment, automated and semi-automated equipment.
  • Shut down equipment due to unsafe and /or process out of control conditions.
  • Complete equipment changeovers in accordance with established standards and downtime procedures.
  • Design and modify mechanical tooling.
  • Support Manufacturing Engineering data acquisition objectives.
  • Review equipment operation/maintenance information manuals supplied by suppliers.
  • Responsible for knowing and upholding the H&S Policy and for working in a safe manner and reporting all unsafe or unhealthy conditions or acts.
  • Participates actively in the requirement to retain ISO/TS16949/ISO14001 certification by supporting maintenance activities.
  • Complies with PUK’s 5S standards and expectations.
  • Completes any other assignments, duties and projects that may be assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • 5 years’ experience in an ISO/TS16949 automotive lean manufacturing environment
  • Knowledge of Bearings-materials/design/application
  • Ability to maintain and troubleshoot PM compressed air systems
  • Knowledge of Mechanical calculations
  • Knowledge of troubleshooting and debugging of industrial controls and equipment
  • Experience with safety circuit wiring and exposure to PHSR certification
  • Understand electrical and process instrumentation diagrams
  • Knowledge of various vision systems including Omron
  • Must be computer literate and working knowledge of AutoCad
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Title Master Production Scheduler (Automotive)
Categories Industrial
Salary up to 32000
Location Ammanford
Job Info

An excellent opportunity for a Master Production Scheduler, our client conceives, designs and produces a diverse array of products that can be found in most homes, offices and vehicles. Founded in 1833 the company has made up of 17 business units, 20 000 employee-partners and 130 facilities in 19 countries. A strong emphasis on ‘Total Shareholder Return’ we have a target of, and consistently achieve performance in the top third of S&P 500 with 46 consecutive annual increases in dividend yield.

The facility in Wales is located on the fringes of the Brecon Beacons National Park and with excellent road and rail links. The plant is only 15 miles from Swansea and the beautiful Gower peninsula and a little over 50 miles from Cardiff Airport. We have an organizational culture which recognizes the importance of work life balance.

The plant has attracted significant corporate and government investment, becoming a vertically integrated center of excellence in the manufacture of pneumatic seating systems. Not only can the organization boast an end user customer base which includes the most prestigious automotive manufacturers, but more recently our systems have been adopted by mainstream mass producers, which will take our turnover from £ 11m to £50m in a period of just 5 years.

We are a stable employer in the area for the last 50 years and comfortably achieving customer demand, we now candidates for key positions to support our impressive growth plans.

Role:

The Master Production Scheduler will be responsible for the scheduling of all production lines through the full utilization of the current ERP system (iScala). The person will lead the planning process team in the development and implementation of benchmark processes utilizing our ERP system and lean manufacturing techniques. Key to this is the creation of master schedules based on sequence and lead time of each operation, development of iScala generated inventory plans to maximize the plant’s running efficiency while minimizing labour and storage costs, and the development and analysis of longer term schedules to achieve plant KPI’s. The position will oversee the complete planning process, working within a team of 3 which includes a Logistics Coordinator and a Material Controller.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Creates iScala Master Production Schedules for the plant ensuring customer requirements are fully met, whilst minimising cost and inventory to ensure company objectives are achieved.
  • Coordinates and communicates the weekly production schedules to shop floor work centres using MRP generated Works orders.
  • Works together with Operations department to ensure there is adequate capacity available to meet short term S&OP demand and longer term strategic plan.
  • Assures that all related raw material and components will be available prior to scheduling and releasing weekly manufacturing orders.
  • Monitors daily production outputs and ensures they are accurately reported in iScala.
  • Ensures system data is accurate through regular maintenance of Bills of Material, Production routings, and system parameters.

Qualifications:

  • 5-10 years production planning experience in a fast-paced, multi-line manufacturing environment.
  • Minimum 5 years ERP system planning experience, with full understanding of Master Production Scheduling (MPS), Manufacturing Requirements Planning (MRP), Works Order Management (WO), and Inventory Management (IM).
  • iScala ERP experience and knowledge preferred. Microsoft Dynamics ERP knowledge a bonus.
  • Bachelor’s Degree preferred.
  • Automotive manufacturing experience preferred.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office.
  • Lean manufacturing experience.
  • Strong proactive approach is a must.
  • Must display a high level of organization skills with attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills required.
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills with the ability to seek resources as needed.
  • Collaborative interpersonal skills with the ability to build and maintain effective relationships at all levels of the organization.
  • Results-oriented focus and approach.
  • Ability to drive process improvement.
  • Willingness to seek professional growth and development as the scope of the position increases
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Title Maintenance Technician (Automotive)
Categories Industrial
Salary 26000
Location Ammanford
Job Info

An excellent opportunity for a Maintenance Technician, our client conceives, designs and produces a diverse array of products that can be found in most homes, offices and vehicles. Founded in 1833 the company has made up of 17 business units, 20 000 employee-partners and 130 facilities in 19 countries. A strong emphasis on ‘Total Shareholder Return’ we have a target of, and consistently achieve performance in the top third of S&P 500 with 46 consecutive annual increases in dividend yield.

The facility in Wales is located on the fringes of the Brecon Beacons National Park and with excellent road and rail links. The plant is only 15 miles from Swansea and the beautiful Gower peninsula and a little over 50 miles from Cardiff Airport. We have an organizational culture which recognizes the importance of work life balance.

The plant has attracted significant corporate and government investment, becoming a vertically integrated center of excellence in the manufacture of pneumatic seating systems. Not only can the organization boast an end user customer base which includes the most prestigious automotive manufacturers, but more recently our systems have been adopted by mainstream mass producers, which will take our turnover from £ 11m to £50m in a period of just 5 years.

We are a stable employer in the area for the last 50 years and comfortably achieving customer demand, we now candidates for key positions to support our impressive growth plans.

PURPOSE:

Repairs, upgrades, installs and maintains automation equipment.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Maintain and update mechanical and electrical components for all equipment.
  • Perform preventative maintenance of manufacturing related equipment using prescribed techniques.
  • Inspect equipment to ensure safe operating conditions prior to start up.
  • Provide mechanical and electrical technical support to maintain and improve automated and semi-automated equipment.
  • Maintain log of repairs and of completed preventative maintenance in CMMS.
  • Establish frequencies and provide preventative maintenance activities for end of line test equipment, automated and semi-automated equipment.
  • Shut down equipment due to unsafe and /or process out of control conditions.
  • Complete equipment changeovers in accordance with established standards and downtime procedures.
  • Design and modify mechanical tooling.
  • Support Manufacturing Engineering data acquisition objectives.
  • Review equipment operation/maintenance information manuals supplied by suppliers.
  • Responsible for knowing and upholding the H&S Policy and for working in a safe manner and reporting all unsafe or unhealthy conditions or acts.
  • Participates actively in the requirement to retain ISO/TS16949/ISO14001 certification by supporting maintenance activities.
  • Complies with PUK’s 5S standards and expectations.
  • Completes any other assignments, duties and projects that may be assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • 5 years’ experience in an ISO/TS16949 automotive lean manufacturing environment
  • Knowledge of Bearings-materials/design/application
  • Ability to maintain and troubleshoot PM compressed air systems
  • Knowledge of Mechanical calculations
  • Knowledge of troubleshooting and debugging of industrial controls and equipment
  • Experience with safety circuit wiring and exposure to PHSR certification
  • Understand electrical and process instrumentation diagrams
  • Knowledge of various vision systems including Omron
  • Must be computer literate and working knowledge of AutoCad
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Title Production Team Leader (Automotive)
Categories Industrial
Salary 26000
Location Ammanford
Job Info

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • To effectively lead and support Team members in achieving targets for all K.P.I’s such as Performance, availability, quality and Safety.
  • Promote Continuous Improvement activities to all Team Members and lead by example at all times.
  • Manage, assess and appraise Team Members and highlight training needs where required.
  • Carry out incident and accident investigation ensuring that correct standards are met.
  • Ensure first line maintenance and quality checks are carried out to schedule and quality requirements.
  • Co-ordinate holiday entitlements in their area of responsibility by ensuring that holidays are spread evenly across a 12-month period.
  • Deal with operational issues that arise on shift.
  • Carry out an effective Shift handover ensuring that incoming T.L’s have all the relevant information for a smooth start up.
  • Ensure that Team Members are provided with alternative activities during periods of planned and unplanned idle time.
  • Record accurate hourly scores off each cell of responsibility and provide explanations for any losses. Input this information into the RTR system on a shiftly basis.
  • Identify and understand the reasons for any losses in output and suggest ideas to improve. Reasons could be due to a lack of training, machine reliability, or personal issues.
  • Review and input shift report data into the OEE file, update Production boards with relevant information in area of responsibility.

Please note that we will contact only selected candidates.
Those interested please call: 0044 (0) 1554 746746 or send your CV to the address: jobs@csarecruitment.co.uk

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Title Senior Quality Engineer (Automotive)
Categories Industrial
Salary up to 35000
Location Ammanford
Job Info

An excellent opportunity for a Senior Quality Engineer, our client conceives, designs and produces a diverse array of products that can be found in most homes, offices and vehicles. Founded in 1833 the company has made up of 17 business units, 20 000 employee-partners and 130 facilities in 19 countries. A strong emphasis on ‘Total Shareholder Return’ we have a target of, and consistently achieve performance in the top third of S&P 500 with 46 consecutive annual increases in dividend yield.

The facility in Wales is located on the fringes of the Brecon Beacons National Park and with excellent road and rail links. The plant is only 15 miles from Swansea and the beautiful Gower peninsula and a little over 50 miles from Cardiff Airport. We have an organizational culture which recognizes the importance of work life balance.

The plant has attracted significant corporate and government investment, becoming a vertically integrated center of excellence in the manufacture of pneumatic seating systems. Not only can the organization boast an end user customer base which includes the most prestigious automotive manufacturers, but more recently our systems have been adopted by mainstream mass producers, which will take our turnover from £ 11m to £50m in a period of just 5 years.

We are a stable employer in the area for the last 50 years and comfortably achieving customer demand, we now candidates for key positions to support our impressive growth plans.

PURPOSE:

To drive performance improvements throughout the organization through application of problem solving processes and proactive quality systems

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Champion for quality related issues via the 8D process with their assigned scope of responsibility.
  • Preparation and submission of PPAP to Customers
  • Review daily, weekly and monthly data to identify waste drivers and improve overall quality targets.
  • Organize and lead cross functional problem solving teams through root cause identification, verification and corrective action steps including preventive actions. Complete corrective actions.
  • Utilize resources from appropriate departments to ensure effective, timely cross functional problem solving.
  • Establish inspection, sampling and testing programs for raw materials, goods in process, and finished products. Establish reaction plan activities.
  • Develop methods to check quality of new products and improve quality of existing products.
  • Investigate and research substandard test results and product defects.
  • Recommend changes in materials or processes to correct detected problems.
  • Maintain records and reports in a concise manner, update documentation.
  • Participate actively in the requirement to retain ISO/TS16949/ISO14001 certification.
  • Responsible for knowing and upholding the H&S Policy and for working in a safe manner and reporting all unsafe or unhealthy conditions or acts
  • Develop personal skills through education, training and development, to maintain professional qualifications.
  • Comply with 5S standards and procedures.
  • Complete any other assignments, duties and projects that may be assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Secondary School Education
  • 1-3 years related experience within an ISO/TS16949 automotive manufacturing environment.
  • Strong problem solving skills using advanced statistical techniques
  • Knowledge of Automotive Core Tools
  • Knowledge and experience of PPAP’s, Capability Indices and Control Charts
  • Well-developed interpersonal skills
  • Well-developed verbal and written communication skills
  • Competent in Microsoft Office products
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Title Cell leader (Automotive)
Categories Industrial
Salary up to 25000
Location Ammanford
Job Info

A great opportunity has arisen, experienced cell leader(s) are required to join one of our clients.

 

3 shift rota/possibility of days also

Ideal Specification & Skill requirements for the position.

  • Experience in man management (2-3 years minimum)
  • Delegating workloads
  • Organising manning cover
  • Basic disciplinary processes
  • Target driven style leadership
  • Comfortable presenting production data to support teams
  • Experience and understanding of Lean tools e.g.
  • Understanding and experience of OEE
  • Ability to demonstrate Kaizen activities
  • Ability to demonstrate 5S implementation and maintenance
  • PDCA
  • ANDON
  • Understanding and experience of a SMED project
  • Poka-Yoke

Route cause analysis

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Title Engineering professionals
Categories Food Processing, Industrial, Mechanical, Other
Job Info

Engineering professionals

You could find the next chapter to your engineering career with us. Whether you specialise in electrical, mechanical or industrial engineering or your expertise lies in the automotive, manufacturing or food industry, we can assist in finding the next engineering position for you.

Please contact our team today for a confidential chat and find out more 01554 70 20 44 or alternatively send your C.V to jobs@csarecruitment.co.uk

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Title Quality Engineer
Categories Industrial, Mechanical
Location Ammanford
Job Info

PURPOSE:

To drive performance improvements throughout the organization through application of problem solving processes and proactive quality systems

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  •  Champion for quality related issues via the 8D process with their assigned scope of responsibility.
  • Preparation and submission of PPAP to Customers
  • Review daily, weekly and monthly data to identify waste drivers and improve overall quality targets.
  • Organize and lead cross functional problem solving teams through root cause identification, verification and corrective action steps including preventive actions. Complete corrective actions.
  • Utilize resources from appropriate departments to ensure effective, timely cross functional problem solving.
  • Establish inspection, sampling and testing programs for raw materials, goods in process, and finished products. Establish reaction plan activities.
  • Develop methods to check quality of new products and improve quality of existing products.
  • Investigate and research substandard test results and product defects.
  • Recommend changes in materials or processes to correct detected problems.
  • Maintain records and reports in a concise manner, update documentation.
  • Participate actively in the requirement to retain ISO/TS16949/ISO14001 certification.
  • Responsible for knowing and upholding the H&S Policy and for working in a safe manner and reporting all unsafe or unhealthy conditions or acts
  • Develop personal skills through education, training and development, to maintain professional qualifications.
  • Comply with 5S standards and procedures.
  • Complete any other assignments, duties and projects that may be assigned.

 QUALIFICATIONS:

  •  Secondary School Education
  • 1-3 years related experience within an ISO/TS16949 automotive manufacturing environment.
  • Strong problem solving skills using advanced statistical techniques
  • Knowledge of Automotive Core Tools
  • Knowledge and experience of PPAP’s, Capability Indices and Control Charts
  • Well-developed interpersonal skills
  • Well-developed verbal and written communication skills
  • Competent in Microsoft Office products
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Title Logistics Manager
Categories Industrial
Location Ammanford
Job Info

Overview of role:

Reporting directly to the Plant Manager, with reporting links to the European Logistics Manager, you will manage day to day supply chain activities within an automotive manufacturing facility. You will lead a team of approximately 7 personal who control procurement, planning, stock control, customer services and all forms of transportation. As a member of the site senior management team you’ll be expected take responsibility for all relevant KPI’s, budgets and contribute to the safe and effective running of the site.

Specific key requirements for the role:

  • ‘Hands’ on coaching and mentoring of all team members. Lead team to maximise effectiveness of the operation. Goal setting and assessment to drive improvement.
  • Develop strong relationships with key customers, suppliers and all purchase colleagues from within the European group.
  • Work in a safe and environmentally responsible manner, whilst promoting the requirements of ISO14001. Take control of all site waste with a goal to achieve ‘zero landfill’
  • Day to day activities run whilst adhering to guidelines of TS16949.
  • Achieve KPI’s of 100% ‘on time in full’ delivery performance, freight budgets, inventory reduction, accuracy and value. Generate and control budgets for respective spends.
  • Control of pre-production material orders and change management planning to ensure timing is achieved and stock obsolescence is avoided.
  • Responsibility for maintaining accuracy in a timely manner of all software applications relevant to the role e.g. ERP and MRP Systems.
  • As part of the site management team actively participate in all activities to drive the site forward. Particularly in relation to production planning.
  • Drive Lean Manufacturing techniques, specific knowledge in Kan Ban systems would be an advantage
  • Lead cost reduction initiatives relating material, logistics and planning processes

Key candidate attributes:

  • Minimum of 3 years Automotive experience at Managerial or Supervisory level.
  • Proven track record of achievement in all aspects of Logistics, MRP systems, planning tools, stock accuracy and transportation.
  • Experience of TS16949 and ISO14001
  • Strong negotiation skills
  • Experience of dealing with both customers and suppliers
  • Good understanding of Lean principles
  • Participative proactive style
  • A track record of developing and up skilling teams.
  • Sound knowledge of Environmental controls and requirements.
  • Computer literate

 

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Title Junior Project Engineer
Categories Industrial, Mechanical
Location Belgium
Job Info

We are recruiting a Junior Project Engineer (m/f) to join the existing Technical Centre team (Product development / Project management) in an automotive supply company and who reports within the Technical Centre in Wevelgem.

Your  job:

  • You are part of the multi-disciplinary project team at the start of new projects for our offices in Europe (Belgium, Austria, United Kingdom and Hungary)
  • Execute and coordinate project activities with a development project: from CAD-design – engineering  – validation – follow-up and making ready for production.
  • In a first phase, the emphasis lays on CAD-design, product engineering and validation activities within the test department.
  • Our product range extends from simple mechanical systems to electromechanical systems, with further evolution to more electronically driven systems.
  • The job comprises also external technical contacts with customers (together with the sales dept. and program manager)
  • Supporting the sales dept. with the follow up of suppliers in Belgium and abroad (incl. visits)
  • Follow up of the technical feasibility of new designs in cooperation with process engineering and suppliers.
  • Track and coordinate cost reductions and VA/VE opportunities in Technical Centre in cooperation with purchase department.

Your profile:

  • You are Industrial Engineer / master, a relevant work experience is no must.
  • Because of the electromechanical nature of our products with an increasing level of electronic management, a Specialisation Electro-Mechanica is most appropriate, awareness of electronics are a plus.
  • Also knowledge of plastics / overmoulding (design and/or production) is a plus.
  • You are a “hands-on” person, sociable, flexible and have a sense of initiative and responsibility, you enjoy realizing targets in a professional team.
  • Good knowledge of the English language is a must, your French & German is respectable or you are willing to improve.
  • You have a thorough knowledge of the MS Office package
  • You are not afraid of making regular short foreign trips of several days.

 Our Offer:

  • After an intense training period as project engineer within the Technical Centre in Wevelgem, you will be integrated as project engineer within the European organization of Leggett & Platt Automotive.
  • We offer a salary package in accordance with the responsibilities and achievements
  • Exciting job within an international environment
  • Various contacts, both in and outside the company
  • You join a young and dynamic team
  • Excellent training opportunities
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Title Program Manager
Categories Industrial, Mechanical
Location Belgium
Job Info

We are recruiting a Program Manager (m/f) to join the existing Program Management Team in an automotive supply company and who reports within the Program Management Department in Wevelgem.

Your  job:

  • You are leading a multi-disciplinary project team at the start of new projects for our different production locations in Europe (Belgium, Austria, United Kingdom and Hungary).
  • Manage a complete project considering internal, supplier and customer requirements (commercial, technical and lead-time).
  • Reporting the status of the projects (quality , timing, costs) to the European management team on a regular basis.
  • Planning and coordination of resources in his projects with respect to priority.
  • Conducts action plans together with the multi-disciplinary project team.
  • Driving continuous improvement activities.

Your profile:

  • You are Industrial Engineer / master with experience in the Automotive Industry. Experience in Automotive Industry is absolutely required for this profile.
  • Because of the electromechanical nature of our products with an increasing level of electronic management, a Specialisation Electro-Mechanics is most appropriate, awareness of electronics are a plus.
  • Good knowledge of the English language is a must..
  • You are not afraid of making regular short foreign trips of several days.
  • Supervisory skills to manage a multi-disciplinary team.
  • Good social skills and ability to guide team members
  • Capable of handling conflicts diplomatically.

 Our Offer:

  • We offer a salary package in accordance with the responsibilities and achievements.
  • Exciting job within an international environment.
  • Various (Multi cultural) contacts, both in and outside the company.
  • You join a young and dynamic team.
  • Excellent training opportunities.
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Title CAD Designer Engineer
Categories Industrial, Mechanical
Job Info

We are recruiting a CAD Designer Engineer (m/f) to join the existing Technical Centre team (section Advanced Product development) in an automotive supply company and who reports within the Technical Centre in Wevelgem.

Your Job:

  • Design components/ systems, from Concept design to finished 3Dmodels and 2D drawings
  • Create drawings according to internal and customer requirements
  • Define dimensioning and tolerances by using analysis tools like FEM, tolerance stacks, kinematics, solid modeling
  • Define CAD standards
  • Technical documentation (3D-models&packaging, drawings, BOM, data exchange)
  • Active support of Lab & Testing, Prototype Shop, Engineering

Your Profile:

  • University degree or equivalent (mechanics)
  • Catia V5 Specialist
  • Very good knowledge of MS Office
  • Knowledge of plastic component design is a benefit(draft angles, etc…)
  • Fluency inEnglish
  • Independent worker, self-motivated, flexible, and creative

Our Offer:

  • We offer a salary package in accordance with the responsibilities and achievements
  • Exciting job within an international environment
  • Various contacts, both in and outside the company
  • You join a young and dynamic team
  • Excellent training opportunities
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Title PROCESS ENGINEER
Categories Industrial, Mechanical
Salary Up to £30,000 (Experience dependant)
Job Info

Part of a Multi-National Group, world leading manufacturer of high spec door locking systems for the automotive industry.

We are looking for a highly motivated, talented engineer with a keen focus on continuous improvement to join our engineering team. In this fast paced environment, the successful candidate will play a key role in leading engineering projects to develop our production capabilities.

The ideal candidate will have a back ground in the automotive industry, however experience of similar industries combined with appropriate qualifications and a professional attitude will be equally beneficial.

Role Summary:

Reporting to the Manufacturing Manager, main purpose:

  • To identify, prioritise and coordinate engineering activities, providing mechanical and electrical technical support and assistance.
  • Using problem solving techniques to identify remedial actions and improvements, planning and implementing appropriate countermeasures.
  • Managing machine and equipment installations.
  • Implementing and monitoring maintenance programs.
  • Compliance with Health and Safety legislation and preparation and maintenance of relevant documentation.
  • Plan coordinate and control all engineering project activities.
  • Monitoring and identifying plant operating performance, implementing improvements, reducing waste and delays in manufacturing processes.
  • Developing and implementing continuous improvement activities.
  • Ensuring that all equipment/parts are on site at due date and fit for purpose.
  • Work being completed to deadlines, ensuring Customer schedules are met.
  • Chair the weekly engineering meeting to ensure that all engineering activities are identified and progress monitored and actions taken.

Qualifications / Experience:

Production engineering experience ideally gained in automotive industry. Qualified to HNC level or equivalent as a minimum e.g. Mechanical, Production or Electrical engineering.

Specific skills and knowledge required:

  • Comprehensive working knowledge of PLC, HMI, SPC, equipment and tooling, metal cutting and finishing procedures, stamping, plating, heat-treating, molding, and the characteristics of metal, plastics and electronic components plus experience with computers using CAD.
  • Knowledge and experience of problems solving and improvement techniques.
  • Knowledge and experience of the automotive APQP process would be of benefit
  • Experience of working with the ISO9001, TS16949 standards would be useful in this role.
  • The ability to establish positive working relationships, motivating and supporting subordinates to ensure a multi skilled and flexible team.
  • Communication and presentation skills.
  • Thorough knowledge of windows based PC software programs, including all aspects of Microsoft Office with experience of spreadsheets, excel, e-mail and databases with keyboard skills.

We are looking for someone to hit the ground running and get their teeth stuck straight into the current engineering projects.

If you have the prerequisite experience combined with the drive and motivation to succeed in this environment then please forward a copy of your CV with a covering letter explaining your suitability for the role by 27th January 2017.

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Title Maintenance Technician
Categories Industrial
Salary £26.000
Location Ammanford
Job Info

PURPOSE:
Repairs, upgrades, installs and maintains automation equipment.
RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Maintain and update mechanical and electrical components for all equipment.
  • Perform preventative maintenance of manufacturing related equipment using prescribed techniques.
  • Inspect equipment to ensure safe operating conditions prior to start up.
  • Provide mechanical and electrical technical support to maintain and improve automated and semi-automated equipment.
  • Maintain log of repairs and of completed preventative maintenance in CMMS.
  • Establish frequencies and provide preventative maintenance activities for end of line test equipment, automated and semi-automated equipment.
  • Shut down equipment due to unsafe and /or process out of control conditions.
  • Complete equipment changeovers in accordance with established standards and downtime procedures.
  • Design and modify mechanical tooling.
  • Support Manufacturing Engineering data acquisition objectives.
  • Review equipment operation/maintenance information manuals supplied by suppliers.
  • Responsible for knowing and upholding the H&S Policy and for working in a safe manner and reporting all unsafe or unhealthy conditions or acts.
  • Participates actively in the requirement to retain ISO/TS16949/ISO14001 certification by supporting maintenance activities.
  • Complies with PUK’s 5S standards and expectations.
  • Completes any other assignments, duties and projects that may be assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • 5 years’ experience in an ISO/TS16949 automotive lean manufacturing environment
  • Knowledge of Bearings-materials/design/application
  • Ability to maintain and troubleshoot PM compressed air systems
  • Knowledge of Mechanical calculations
  • Knowledge of troubleshooting and debugging of industrial controls and equipment
  • Experience with safety circuit wiring and exposure to PHSR certification
  • Understand electrical and process instrumentation diagrams
  • Knowledge of various vision systems including Omron
  • Must be computer literate and working knowledge of AutoCad
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Title Team Leader
Categories Industrial
Salary £26.000
Location Ammanford
Job Info

Team Leader Job Description

  • To effectively lead and support Team members in achieving targets for all K.P.I’s such as Performance, availability, quality and Safety.
  • Promote Continuous Improvement activities to all Team Members and lead by example at all times.
  • Manage, assess and appraise Team Members and highlight training needs where required.
  • Carry out incident and accident investigation ensuring that correct standards are met.
  • Ensure first line maintenance and quality checks are carried out to schedule and quality requirements.
  • Co-ordinate holiday entitlements in their area of responsibility by ensuring that holidays are spread evenly across a 12-month period.
  • Deal with operational issues that arise on shift.
  • Carry out an effective Shift handover ensuring that incoming T.L’s have all the relevant information for a smooth start up.
  • Ensure that Team Members are provided with alternative activities during periods of planned and unplanned idle time.
  • Record accurate hourly scores off each cell of responsibility and provide explanations for any losses. Input this information into the RTR system on a shiftly basis.
  • Identify and understand the reasons for any losses in output and suggest ideas to improve. Reasons could be due to a lack of training, machine reliability, or personal issues.
  • Review and input shift report data into the OEE file, update Production boards with relevant information in area of responsibility.
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Title Maintenance Manager
Categories Industrial
Salary TBC
Location Ammanford
Job Info

PURPOSE:

To maintain the organization’s machinery, production equipment, buildings and facilities to ensure ongoing, cost effective operations. The Site Maintenance Manager is responsible for the co-ordination and planning of maintenance activities across the site, including the supervision of maintenance personnel.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Direct and coordinate activities of employees/subcontractors engaged in mechanical, electrical and facility repair.
  • Manage preventive and predictive maintenance programs and schedule inspections and major overhauls in accordance with operating activities.
  • Work with Program Launch team to identify and procure recommended spare parts.
  • Develop, manage, and evolve (P.M) preventative maintenance plans (schedule, details, frequency). Drive improvements in maintenance planning and scheduling.
  • Verify (P.M) preventive maintenance compliance and spare parts reorder.
  • Manage resources appropriately based on (TPM) total preventative maintenance hours and support
  • Direct and schedule employees to support shift structure and work assignments.
  • Conduct daily/weekly CMMS entries and review with maintenance technicians.
  • Review technical papers, catalogs, and other reference materials, confer with equipment sales representatives to select and recommend new supplies and maintenance methods to improve plant operations.
  • Consult with contractors to resolve problems in installation of new equipment and to assist in start of new plants or additions.
  • Review inspection and repair reports and observe progress of work on major overhauls to evaluate efficiency and work quality.
  • Develop CAPEX planning to support strategic plan and continuous improvement initiatives.
  • Participate in the recruitment and selection of maintenance staff.
  • Oversee the apprenticeship program.
  • Participates actively in the requirement to retain and continually improve on IS/TS16949/ISO14001 certification.
  • Schedule and conduct performance appraisals with departmental personnel and maintain lines of communication with staff.
  • Develop departmental budget and maintain/forecast as changes occur.
  • Drive continuous improvement to support OEE, IPPM, scrap, downtime and other lean manufacturing metrics.
  • Develop personal skills through education, training and development, to maintain professional qualifications.
  • Responsible for knowing and upholding the H&S Policy and for working in a safe manner and reporting all unsafe or unhealthy conditions or acts.
  • Complies with PUK’s 5S standards and expectations.
  • Completes any other assignments, duties and projects that may be assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • More than 5 years related experience in an ISO/TS16949 automotive lean manufacturing environment
  • IOSH Managing safety
  • Mechanical/technical competency
  • Strong customer service and management skills
  • Experience executing the Toyota Production System in a manufacturing facility as well as Six Sigma, Lean Manufacturing, and Continuous Improvement/Kaizen Team leadership experience.
  • Knowledge of CMMS or any maintenance planning software
  • Well-developed organization, communication and interpersonal skills
  • Proven leadership ability.

TRAINING REQUIREMENTS:

Training Type
Source

Mechanics of Plant Equipment
Education/experience/in-house session/external source
Quality/manufacturing methods and practices
Education/experience/in-house session/external source
Management skills
Education/experience/in-house session/external source
Kaizen
Education/experience/in-house session/external source
Lean Manufacturing
Education/experience/in-house session/external source

Outlook, Word
In-house session/external source

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Title Braze Operator
Categories Industrial
Salary TBC
Location Ammanford
Job Info

CSA Recruitment are looking for a Braze Operator to work in one of our clients in Ammanford. You will need to have an understanding of the principles of Oxygen and Acetylene.
This will include:
·Knowing the procedures for turning on the oxygen & acetylene cylinders, how to set the pressure on the cylinders, how to turn the brazing torch on & off, how to turn off the cylinders and bleed the lines.
·Understand why flux is used.
·How the braze equipment is correctly used in the process.
·Understand the importance of pre-cleaning of the parts to braze and post-braze cleaning.
·Know bottled gas safety principles.
Shifts:
·Current shift pattern is days only but with the potential of 2 or 3 shift patterns in the future.
·40 hour week
·One 10 minute paid break, one 20 minute paid break
·Shift rotates Mornings, nights then afternoons –week of each

22 days holiday a year plus bank holidays

2 weeks shutdown in summer

1 week at Christmas

7 floating days

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Title Glass Production Operative – Swansea, Port Talbot
Categories Industrial
Salary £6.25 – £6.85
Location Swansea, Port Talbot
Job Info

Key Responsibilities:

  • Must have or be willing to gain experience of working with glass and show willingness to become competent on all aspects of working on the production line.
  • Must be capable of operating automated, semi automated and manual machinery.
  • Ensure smooth process on the production line, by multi tasking and working where you are most needed.
  • You will need to have good organization skills to make sure that the orders go out correctly.
  • Perform to your highest level to help colleagues’ at the next stage of production.
  • When working on the production line it is important to show you are working as a team and in order to do this effectively good communication skills are needed.
  • Must be able to work under pressure.
  • In the event that things go wrong, you will need to show capable problem solving skills.
  • Must be able to work and produce the product at an efficient rate of time.
  • All operators are required to undertake and show the willingness to learn basic
    maintenance and cleaning techniques for the machines.

Responsible for monitoring stock levels and informing the production and manager of what he needs to order.

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