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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 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 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 Time Served Toolmaker
Categories Mechanical
Salary £23.000
Start Date 2014-12-03
Location Llanelli
Job Info

Toolmaker required to join an experienced domestic tool room in Llanelli, working for an established worldwide engineering firm in the automotive manufacturing industry. As a toolmaker you will be responsible for the repair and maintenance to all tooling including dies, jigs and fixtures up to 1600 tone out of their Llanelli site.

Rate of pay is negotiable depending on experience. Early Friday finish & overtime available along with 20 days holiday + Bank holidays. Pension scheme after 3 months.

Seen as a key role to the business, the Toolmaker will provide support to overall production and join a team of loyal and longstanding employees.

Job Role:

  • Repair and maintenance to various types of progression press tools and die repairs
  • Routine servicing and regrinding of tools
  • Fault finding on breakdowns, repairing tooling to aid production
  • Electrode maintenance and repair (including nut/stud feeders)
  • Evaluating each job and determine if it can be repaired in press or must be removed to Tool Room for essential maintenance and repair work
  • 40 hour week. Overtime paid after 40 hours (time and half weekends). Afternoon Shift Premium 10%, Night Shift Premium 20%

Skills:

  • Apprentice trained Toolmaker
  • Ideally with experience in Transfer and Progression press tooling
  • Experience on press dies is essential, ideally with minimum 4 years practical experience gained in Tool Room since commencement of Apprenticeship training
  • Ideally trained in the repair and maintenance of progression press tools
  • Committed and hardworking

If you are an apprentice trained Toolmaker with engineering qualification looking to secure a long term career with globally renowned firm within the automotive industry, please apply immediately. In return our client offers excellent rate of pay and benefits package.

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