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Chris joined Workforce in March 2017. He has over 20 years Sales and Marketing experience in various commercial and technical sectors and is keen to develop within Technical & Engineering sectors. He joined the Manufacturing team to support and develop the growing sector focusing on the Midlands. He has recruited for Quality, Maintenance, Manufacturing & Production Engineers across the Automotive, Aerospace and defence sectors. Chris is also helping to develop the food sector which is currently a huge growth area for the business

Chris Wilkes's jobs: 10 jobs

Chris Wilkes's jobs:
10 jobs

The UK's premier manufacturer and supplier of alloy wheels and controls one of the most advanced design and manufacturing facilities of any wheel producer in Europe. Current rapid expansion has opened an opportunity for a CNC Shift Supervisor.

Main purpose of job

Working with the Forge Shop Manager you will be responsible for controlling and monitoring all activities of the shift. These activities include motivating the members of the team to deliver all production output on time to acceptable quality levels, maintaining and improving health and safety standards, managing materials & resources to ensure maximum efficiency, implementing a training matrix to improve skills & improve standards, and work with engineering and operational colleagues to improve procedures, documentation and processes within the cell.

Day to day duties will include the following:

•Ensures on time delivery of quality product in line with customer requirements by ensuring staff follows daily production schedule
•Develops a running Capacity Plan with Production Director, Production Planner & other Shift Supervisors to meet output and resource requirements. Identifying deviations in the plan and implementing corrective actions to meet customer demand.
•Develop, coordinate and monitor training programs within the cell to make sure all members of the team meet training levels according to Company needs. This includes but not limited to production processes, documentation, Health & Safety, Company policies (HR and legal requirements)
•Monitor efficiencies in the production line to identify bottle necks in the process and then liaise with other stake holders to implement corrective actions.
•Develop & improve documentation and manufacturing instructions with engineering departments to improve skills, processes and ultimately yield.
•Make sure relevant HR procedures are followed within the cell.
•Manage Health & Safety, security and emergency system, promoting staff and stake holder awareness according to Company policy and relevant law.


As a person you will need the following qualities and experience:
1.Production

•Monitor and review production progress against delivery dates to ensure on time in full target of 95% within the cell(s).
•Work with Production Planner and other Cell Leaders to adjust the production schedule as required, communicating any deviation that could impact the quality or delivery date to the Customer.
•Monitor and review manufacturing operations to ensure correct quality standard.
•Work with Design and Quality to update and maintain Cell documentation including accurate Work Instructions.
•Monitor and control inventory within the cell(s) to keep WIP low and make sure operations run efficient
•Liaise with Production Director and Production Engineers to resolve quality issues in production and achieve On Time in Full (OTIF).
•Monitor efficiencies in the production line to identify weaknesses in the processes to then implement improvements to comply with Company quality standards.

2.Staff Training and Development

•Undertake training and develop staff in the cell.
•Identify individual training needs, implement, monitor and review training and development plans with the team members of the cell.
•Manage training matrix and records of individuals within the cell.
•Conduct and record annual performance appraisals.

3.Human Resources

•Monitor time and attendance of the cell, including return to work interviews and application of absence management procedures.
•Monitor, review and address personnel under performance, liaising with HR maintaining appropriate records in accordance with company procedures
•Address any staff discipline or grievance issue, maintaining appropriate records in accordance with company procedure.
•Hold regular start of shift briefings to keep employees informed of targets, expectations and issues.

CONTACT CHRIS - 07342 881460

Manufacturing Workforce are responsible for placing skilled and in demand people on both a permanent and contract basis into the Engineering, Technical and Manufacturing sectors, from skilled Shop Floor Personnel and Specialist Engineers to Supervisory and Management positions. We operate from several prime locations throughout Central England and our Specialist Consultants will have an in-depth understanding of your skills and offer best advice on your next step!! We are always searching for the best talent, so if you know anyone, why not recommend someone to one of our professional team who will be more than happy to help.
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Hours: FULL TIME
SHIFT PREMIUMS: WEEK DAYS - 1.25 PH
WEEK DAY NIGHTS - 2.50 PH
WEEKEND DAYS - 5.85 PH
WEEKEND NIGHTS - 7.31 PH
World renowned privately-owned enterprise trading on a global basis, supplying precision machined components, fabrications and assemblies to leading OEM's in the aerospace, defence, marine, power generation and nuclear markets, demonstrating an impressive health and safety culture. Operating from facilities in the UK, the company specialises in engineering solutions utilising core competencies including, complex machining and fabrication of super alloys, supply chain management expertise, specialist finishes and assemblies, all fully integrated and supplied to customers' requirements.
JOB PURPOSE:
To work within the Safran Aircraft Systems Cell and produce precision machined components to customer and quality specified tolerances using best practise modern methods. To contribute to the team and help to develop and maintain best practices.
DAY TO DAY DUTIES WILL INCLUDE THE FOLLOWING:
• Working within the SAE manufacturing Cell
• Working as a team to maximise machine utilisation
• Working to structured manufacturing plan
• Responsible for setting and operating of 5 Axis Turn Mill machines
• Responsible for quality output
• Responsible for Total Preventative Maintenance (TPM)
• Capable of using measuring equipment such as Micrometers Vernier caliper's height towers shadow graphs CMM etc
• To perform other such duties as generally correspond to the nature of the position and its level of responsibility.
KEY SUCCESS CRITERIA:
• To set and operate machines in line with production plans
• To meet section targets for Productivity and Quality
• To work as a team player to support the SAE Cell achieve required output
AS A PERSON YOU WILL NEED THE FOLLOWING QUALITIES AND EXPERIENCE:
• Self-driven, results-oriented with a positive outlook
• A natural forward planner who critically assesses own performance
• Mature, credible, and comfortable in dealing with various stakeholders
• Reliable, tolerant, and determined
• Empathic communicator, able to see things from the other person's point of view
• Open to new experiences, responsibility and accountability
• Able to get on with others and be a team-player
• Attention to detail and accuracy at all times
• Working to Deadlines
• Professional approach to dealing with queries internally/externally
• Excellent communication skills
• Managing workload effectively; prioritising where necessary.
QUALIFICATIONS/ EXPERIENCE:
Apprentice trained - Preferred or Demonstrated relevant experience
Minimum 5 years' experience in the Aerospace / Automotive or similar Industries
Working to production time lines in a manufacturing environment
Working with SOP's and Company specific documentation

BENEFITS:
•Competitive salary and shift allowance
𔅖% Pension contribution from the business
•Perk Box membership
•Holiday increase in line with length of service
•On the job training
•free car parking
•Work wear
•Safety glasses - and Bi annual eye tests
•Good transport links - close to motorway access
•What do you feel makes you the employer of choice within a competitive market? What can you offer to candidates looking to join?
•All of the above and a company Polo shirt :)


Manufacturing Workforce are responsible for placing skilled and in demand people on both a permanent and contract basis into the Engineering, Technical and Manufacturing sectors, from skilled Shop Floor Personnel and Specialist Engineers to Supervisory and Management positions. We operate from several prime locations throughout Central England and our Specialist Consultants will have an in-depth understanding of your skills and offer best advice on your next step!! We are always searching for the best talent, so if you know anyone, why not recommend someone to one of our professional team who will be more than happy to help.
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World renowned privately-owned precision engineering company trading globally, supplying precision machined components, fabrications and assemblies to leading OEM's in the aerospace, defence, marine, power generation and nuclear markets, demonstrating an impressive health and safety culture. Operating from facilities in the UK, the company specialises in engineering solutions utilising core competencies including, complex machining and fabrication of super alloys, supply chain management expertise, specialist finishes and assemblies, all fully integrated and supplied to customers' requirements.

JOB PURPOSE:
To work within the Safran Aircraft Systems Cell and produce precision machined components to customer and quality specified tolerances using best practise modern methods. To contribute to the team and help to develop and maintain best practices.

DAY TO DAY DUTIES WILL INCLUDE THE FOLLOWING:
• Working within the SAE manufacturing Cell
• Working as a team to maximise machine utilisation
• Working to structured manufacturing plan
• Responsible for setting and operating of 5 Axis Turn Mill machines
• Responsible for quality output
• Responsible for Total Preventative Maintenance (TPM)
• Capable of using measuring equipment such as Micrometers Vernier caliper's height towers shadow graphs CMM etc
• To perform other such duties as generally correspond to the nature of the position and its level of responsibility.

KEY SUCCESS CRITERIA:
• To set and operate machines in line with production plans
• To meet section targets for Productivity and Quality
• To work as a team player to support the SAE Cell achieve required output

AS A PERSON YOU WILL NEED THE FOLLOWING QUALITIES AND EXPERIENCE:
• Self-driven, results-oriented with a positive outlook
• A natural forward planner who critically assesses own performance
• Mature, credible, and comfortable in dealing with various stakeholders
• Reliable, tolerant, and determined
• Empathic communicator, able to see things from the other person's point of view
• Open to new experiences, responsibility and accountability
• Able to get on with others and be a team-player
• Attention to detail and accuracy at all times
• Working to Deadlines
• Professional approach to dealing with queries internally/externally
• Excellent communication skills
• Managing workload effectively; prioritising where necessary.

QUALIFICATIONS/ EXPERIENCE:
Apprentice trained - Preferred or Demonstrated relevant experience
Minimum 5 years' experience in the Aerospace / Automotive or similar Industries
Working to production time lines in a manufacturing environment
Working with SOP's and Company specific documentation

CONTACT CHRIS - 07342 881460

BENEFITS:
•Competitive salary and shift allowance
𔅖% Pension contribution from the business
•Perk Box membership
•Holiday increase in line with length of service
•On the job training
•free car parking
•Work wear
•Safety glasses - and Bi annual eye tests
•Good transport links - close to motorway access
•What do you feel makes you the employer of choice within a competitive market? What can you offer to candidates looking to join?
•All of the above and a company Polo shirt :)


Manufacturing Workforce are responsible for placing skilled and in demand people on both a permanent and contract basis into the Engineering, Technical and Manufacturing sectors, from skilled Shop Floor Personnel and Specialist Engineers to Supervisory and Management positions. We operate from several prime locations throughout Central England and our Specialist Consultants will have an in-depth understanding of your skills and offer best advice on your next step!! We are always searching for the best talent, so if you know anyone, why not recommend someone to one of our professional team who will be more than happy to help.
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A precision engineering manufacturing company with just a handful of employees. With recent acquisitions the company now employs some forty skilled engineers who have operated from larger modern premises since 1988. The Group has steadily grown and enhanced its reputation to become a global player in the supply of standard and specialised fastener tooling and dies, exporting to well over forty countries world-wide. We are now looking to expand our team.

Day to day duties will include the following:
•Experience in Programming, Setting & Operating of DMG Mori Seiki 5 Axis Machines ESSENTIAL.
𔅗D Modelling with Solid Edge. With broad engineering / workshop knowledge. ESSENTIAL.
•Ability to read and understand engineering drawings / 3D profiles. ESSENTIAL.
•Knowledge of Works NC, FANUC / Siemens Systems ESSENTIAL.
•Carry out off line 5 Axis CNC Machining Centre programming by interpreting and transferring data from the customer drawing / 3D programme
•Optimisation of the 5 Axis machine(s). The ability to work within a team environment is essential, be self-thinking, motivated and to take full responsibility and ownership when carrying out duties.
•Carry out Quality Inspection process checks. Use of range of hand held measuring instruments, including but not limited to micrometres, Vernier gauges, plug / bore gauges, taking casts & using shadowgraph.
As a person you will need the following qualities and experience:
•Ideally Indentured Apprentice Trained: NVQ Level 4 in a related engineering discipline and or City & Guilds / ONC / HNC in Mechanical / Production Engineering. Degree qualified in related CNC/3D principles
•Minimum 3 years' experience in a similar capacity within an engineering workshop environment is desirable.

CONTACT CHRIS - 07342 881460

Manufacturing Workforce are responsible for placing skilled and in demand people on both a permanent and contract basis into the Engineering, Technical and Manufacturing sectors, from skilled Shop Floor Personnel and Specialist Engineers to Supervisory and Management positions. We operate from several prime locations throughout Central England and our Specialist Consultants will have an in-depth understanding of your skills and offer best advice on your next step!! We are always searching for the best talent, so if you know anyone, why not recommend someone to one of our professional team who will be more than happy to help.
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£28275 + Overtime And Attractive Pension
Our client is a global leader in advanced manufacturing and distribution of special Steels & Alloys, offering its international clients the most advanced & cost-effective manufacturing facility. They serve the oil & gas, metal extrusion, pharmaceutical, green energy, petro-chemical & sub-contract industries worldwide.

DAY TO DAY DUTIES WILL INCLUDE THE FOLLOWING:
•Programming from engineering drawings
•Working within a high precision environment to tight tolerances
•Machine Tool selection
•Working with minimum supervision

FOLLOWING QUALITIES AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:
•Three to five years' experience working within a tool room environment - ESSENTIAL
•Extensive programming experience on Mori Seiki/Mazatrol controls - ESSENTIAL
•To program from engineering drawings and be very experienced in tool selection - ESSENTIAL
•Experience on twin chuck turning centre and ADVANTAGE

CONTACT CHRIS - 07342 881460

Manufacturing Workforce are responsible for placing skilled and in demand people on both a permanent and contract basis into the Engineering, Technical and Manufacturing sectors, from skilled Shop Floor Personnel and Specialist Engineers to Supervisory and Management positions. We operate from several prime locations throughout Central England and our Specialist Consultants will have an in-depth understanding of your skills and offer best advice on your next step!! We are always searching for the best talent, so if you know anyone, why not recommend someone to one of our professional team who will be more than happy to help.
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Well-established and rapidly expanding automotive manufacturer based in Coventry. This is a fantastic time to join this flourishing business who have increased supply into several of their major OEM customers which has led to record sales for the business in 2017. Recent expansion has led to the need for a CNC Miller Programmer Setter Operator

Day to day duties will include the following:
•CNC operator/setter + hand/bench work
•Running vertical 3 Axis machining centres with Siemens controls (programming offline)
•Producing mainly steel prototype Tools for the automotive sector
•Experience on DUGARD CNC Milling machines an ADVANTAGE
•Experience on HAAS Milling CNC machines an ADVANTAGE
•Bench Toolmaking Background an ADVANTAGE
Experience
•Tool setting, CNC operating and setting up machines
•Using a DTI and Renishaw probe system + using Siemens controls
•Automotive background is an aid/advantage
•Forklift Licence but is not essential
•Experience in programming is also an advantage.

CONTACT CHRIS - 07342 881460

Manufacturing Workforce are responsible for placing skilled and in demand people on both a permanent and contract basis into the Engineering, Technical and Manufacturing sectors, from skilled Shop Floor Personnel and Specialist Engineers to Supervisory and Management positions. We operate from several prime locations throughout Central England and our Specialist Consultants will have an in-depth understanding of your skills and offer best advice on your next step!! We are always searching for the best talent, so if you know anyone, why not recommend someone to one of our professional team who will be more than happy to help.
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Chris Wilkes

World renowned privately-owned enterprise trading on a global basis, supplying precision machined components, fabrications and assemblies to leading OEM's in the aerospace, defence, marine, power generation and nuclear markets, demonstrating an impressive health and safety culture. Operating from facilities in the UK, the company specialises in engineering solutions utilising core competencies including, complex machining and fabrication of super alloys, supply chain management expertise, specialist finishes and assemblies, all fully integrated and supplied to customers' requirements.

JOB PURPOSE:
To work within the Safran Aircraft Systems Cell and produce precision machined components to customer and quality specified tolerances using best practise modern methods. To contribute to the team and help to develop and maintain best practices.

DAY TO DAY DUTIES WILL INCLUDE THE FOLLOWING:
• Working within the SAE manufacturing Cell
• Working as a team to maximise machine utilisation
• Working to structured manufacturing plan
• Responsible for setting and operating of 5 Axis Turn Mill machines
• Responsible for quality output
• Responsible for Total Preventative Maintenance (TPM)
• Capable of using measuring equipment such as Micrometers Vernier caliper's height towers shadow graphs CMM etc
• To perform other such duties as generally correspond to the nature of the position and its level of responsibility.

KEY SUCCESS CRITERIA:
• To set and operate machines in line with production plans
• To meet section targets for Productivity and Quality
• To work as a team player to support the SAE Cell achieve required output

AS A PERSON YOU WILL NEED THE FOLLOWING QUALITIES AND EXPERIENCE:
• Self-driven, results-oriented with a positive outlook
• A natural forward planner who critically assesses own performance
• Mature, credible, and comfortable in dealing with various stakeholders
• Reliable, tolerant, and determined
• Empathic communicator, able to see things from the other person's point of view
• Open to new experiences, responsibility and accountability
• Able to get on with others and be a team-player
• Attention to detail and accuracy at all times
• Working to Deadlines
• Professional approach to dealing with queries internally/externally
• Excellent communication skills
• Managing workload effectively; prioritising where necessary.

QUALIFICATIONS/ EXPERIENCE:
Apprentice trained - Preferred or Demonstrated relevant experience
Minimum 5 years' experience in the Aerospace / Automotive or similar Industries
Working to production time lines in a manufacturing environment
Working with SOP's and Company specific documentation

CONTACT CHRIS - 07342 881460

BENEFITS:
•Competitive salary and shift allowance
𔅖% Pension contribution from the business
•Perk Box membership
•Holiday increase in line with length of service
•On the job training
•free car parking
•Work wear
•Safety glasses - and Bi annual eye tests
•Good transport links - close to motorway access
•What do you feel makes you the employer of choice within a competitive market? What can you offer to candidates looking to join?
•All of the above and a company Polo shirt :)


Manufacturing Workforce are responsible for placing skilled and in demand people on both a permanent and contract basis into the Engineering, Technical and Manufacturing sectors, from skilled Shop Floor Personnel and Specialist Engineers to Supervisory and Management positions. We operate from several prime locations throughout Central England and our Specialist Consultants will have an in-depth understanding of your skills and offer best advice on your next step!! We are always searching for the best talent, so if you know anyone, why not recommend someone to one of our professional team who will be more than happy to help
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Chris Wilkes