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Ross joined Workforce in September 2016  with a focus on recruiting within Technical & Engineering across the UK, with a particular focus on the Midlands. For the past two and a half years he has gained some valuable experience recruiting Quality, Design, Health & Safety, Maintenance, Electronics and Manufacturing & Production Engineers across the Automotive, Aerospace/defense, Manufacturing and Energy sectors.

Ross Howarth's jobs: 18 jobs

Ross Howarth's jobs:
18 jobs

Field Service Engineer

Salary: Competitive rate of pay + benefits

My client who is one of the UK's largest distributors of heavy equipment is looking for recruit for a home-based Field Service Engineer to join their operations based in the West Midlands.

You will be reporting to the Redditch Office covering the Midlands as part of the company's on-site presence, ensuring that all their products are maintained in line with the service schedule, and ensuring that any breakdowns are dealt with in a timely and efficient manner.

Core Responsibilities:

• Attend machine breakdowns at customer sites and effect repairs to ensure minimum machine down time.
• Carry out scheduled servicing of machines at customer sites.
• Troubleshoot and fault find any defects on machines and carry out repairs as necessary.
• To ensure that work is carried out to the highest standard and on time.
• Ensure that service reports, time sheets etc are completed correctly and submitted on time.
• To carry out any other general duties within the capability of the post holder, that may be requested from time to time by management.

Key Requirements:

• Apprenticeship in Construction Plant Maintenance and Repair or relevant experience in heavy construction equipment (Essential)
• Knowledge of auto-electrics; engines; transmissions; hydraulics and pneumatics (Essential)
• Ability to diagnose faults on heavy construction equipment and carry out repairs (Essential)
• Proficient in fault finding and diagnostics (Essential)
• Able to work under pressure and on own initiative without supervision (Essential)
• Self-motivated and able to work to very high standards (Essential)

In return you will be receiving a competitive rate of pay, and after a qualifying period, you will be eligible to join a generous Pension Scheme. My client will also provide a Company Van for business purposes only and 22 days holiday including shutdown at Christmas.

You will be working as a part of a cohesive and friendly team playing a pivotal part in the way things are done.

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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Job title: Maintenance Engineer
Location: Rugby
Salary: 35,000 - 40,000 p.a.
Hours: Panama Shift

I am currently recruiting for a well-established manufacturer of commercial and domestic flooring. Due to continued growth they are looking for a Maintenance Engineer to join their in-house Maintenance department. As the Maintenance Engineer you will be responsible for carrying Planned, and reactive Maintenance projects.


Day to day duties will include the following:

• Carrying out work assignments issued by the Maintenance Manager whilst maximizing effectiveness of the shift at all times.
• Following all work instructions, procedures, and job descriptions at all times.
• Resolving mechanical/electrical problems in a timely fashion.
• Order spare parts as required on shift if unavailable from stock and contact contractors/suppliers as required to maintain the required standards.
• Ensuring all parts are removed from stores whilst on shift and are booked out of stores in the correct way.
• Identify and analyse problems before crises and determine appropriate action and follow-up.
• Working closely with production teams whilst liaising QA, Logistics and Warehouse as required.


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

• Electrical bias ideally with 17th edition (Desirable)
• working within a Manufacturing environment (Essential
• Ability to read and understand engineering diagram (Essential)
• Ability to troubleshoot hydraulic & Pneumatic (Essential)

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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Job title: CNC Setter/Operator
Location: Wednesbury
Hourly: 12.50 per hour + over time
Hours: Mon - Thursday 7.30am - 4.30pm
Friday 7.30am - 1.30 pm

I am recruiting for a client who are a global leading supplier of manufacturer of high performance fasteners, sealing, precision engineered components. They are currently looking to recruit for a CNC Setter/ Operator (Turner), As the Setter/Operator you will be responsible for setting and operating Victor model lathes using Fanuc controls.

Day to day duties will include the following:
• Ability to accurately interpret and work from engineering drawings to BS / ISO standards.
• Must have experience operating and setting CNC Lathes.
• Experience with Victor model Lathes with Fanuc controls.
• Experience in the production of one-off to 5k batches of fasteners would be advantageous.
• Must be able to work from technical drawings.
• Be able to conduct first off quality inspection
• Be able to ensure that batches are produced at a consistent quality for the duration of the run.

FOLLOWING QUALITIES AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:
_At least 3 years' experience CNC Setting and Operating - Essential
_Setting and operating Lathes - Essential
_A general knowledge of tooling requirements, speeds, feeds etc - Essential
_A can-do attitude and a good attention to detail - Essential
WorkForce manufacturing are responsible for placing several hundred dedicated operatives out to work every day across the West Midlands. We operate from several prime locations in the area, and are likely to have an office right near you. Job categories include; Order picking, Warehouse, Stores, Despatch, Packing, Assembly, Machine operating and FLT Driving. We are always on the lookout for the very best talent, so if you know anyone, refer them to our professional and friendly team who will be more than happy to help.
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A leading global FMCG client are looking to recruit for a Warehouse Supervisor to work alongside and support their in-house dispatch function. You will be responsible for the day to day running of the Warehouse function along with training and development of individual and new team members.

Salary: From 17,000 - 18,5000 p.a.

Suitable for: Warehouse Supervisor, Warehouse Team Leader, Dispatch Supervisor

The Role
The Warehouse Supervisor will be responsible for managing a team to ensure dispatch activities are carried within the allocated time period. You will be responsible for ensuring you drive productivity by allocating appropriate tasks throughout the team.

Responsibilities:
Liaising with Production and Procurement across all sites to achieve out-loading schedules.
Responsible for O.T.I.F delivery of all customers.
Controlling of loading bays & that the operation of these comply with H&S regulations.
Responsible for pallet control/reconciliation.
Responsible for the leadership of his/her team to deliver the customer objectives, using excellent communication techniques using, team meetings, disciplinarians, absence counselling & health and safety audits.
Management of dispatch team leaders, key colleagues and operatives.
Ensuring load plans, temperature checks, and maximum pallet utilization is undertaken and paperwork is filed & passed onto the relevant departments.

The Person
The successful candidate for the Warehouse Supervisors position will have the following experience:
A minimum of two years experience working within a transport & logistics environment - Essential
FLT License holder (counter balance) - Essential

WorkForce manufacturing are responsible for placing several hundred dedicated operatives out to work every day across the West Midlands. We operate from several prime locations in the area, and are likely to have an office right near you. Job categories include; Order picking, Warehouse, Stores, Despatch, Packing, Assembly, Machine operating and FLT Driving. We are always on the lookout for the very best talent, so if you know anyone, refer them to our professional and friendly team who will be more than happy to help.
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Job title: Technical Sales Engineer (German speaking)
Location: Wednesbury
Salary: 25,000 - 30,000 p.a.
Hours: Mon - Thursday 7.30am - 4.30pm
Friday 7.30am - 1.30 pm

I am recruiting for a client who are a global leading supplier of manufacturer of high performance fasteners, sealing, precision engineered components. They are currently looking to recruit for a Technical Sales Engineer, As the Technical Sales Engineer you will be responsible for generating new business whilst developing and maintaining existing profitable accounts.

Day to day duties will include the following:
• High level enquiry / lead generation to specific business sectors as determines by the departmental manager / director, with a focus on customer defined under the territory of operation.
• Levels of inter-departmental negotiation to provide the best possible outcome for defined client base on all received orders, specifically under the value/work stream.
• Development and management of dormant and underperforming accounts within his/her territory.
• Management, development and brand awareness of the company (in line with company policy) with target customer base across the designated region.
FOLLOWING QUALITIES AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:
_At least 3 years' experience working within a Technical Sales role - Essential
_Fluent German - Essential
_Strong presentation skills - Essential
_A solid understanding of the sales cycle- Essential
WorkForce manufacturing are responsible for placing several hundred dedicated operatives out to work every day across the West Midlands. We operate from several prime locations in the area, and are likely to have an office right near you. Job categories include; Order picking, Warehouse, Stores, Despatch, Packing, Assembly, Machine operating and FLT Driving. We are always on the lookout for the very best talent, so if you know anyone, refer them to our professional and friendly team who will be more than happy to help.
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Job title: Materials Planner
Location: Wednesbury
Salary: 26,000 - 28,000 p.a.
Hours: Mon - Thursday 7.30am - 4.30pm
Friday 7.30am - 1.30 pm
I am recruiting for a client who are a global leading supplier of manufacturer of high performance fasteners, sealing, precision engineered components. They are currently looking to recruit for a Materials Planner, as the Materials Planner you will be responsible processing orders, raising production paperwork and ensure effective routing.
Day to day duties will include the following:
• To process orders with an engineering element. Raise production paperwork and ensure the most cost-effective routing, paying particular attention to quality and lead times.
• To keep abreast of both internal and sub contract capability and capacity to enable customer delivery expectations to be consistently achieved.
• To maximise profitability by improving planned routing wherever possible and minimising waste of materials, transportation and labour.
• To maintain always a professional but friendly working relationship with all suppliers and colleagues within The Group.
• To assist the sales department (as required) in completing quotations for jobs that are expected to have an engineering element.
• To liaise with all other departments to expedite the intended workflow and help resolve quality and logistical issues.
• To assist in the development of new suppliers of both raw material and sub contract machining, and the expansion of the approved supplier list.

FOLLOWING QUALITIES AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:
_At least 3 years' experience - Essential
_Experience in a similar position - Essential
_A can-do attitude and a good attention to detail - Essential
WorkForce manufacturing are responsible for placing several hundred dedicated operatives out to work every day across the West Midlands. We operate from several prime locations in the area, and are likely to have an office right near you. Job categories include; Order picking, Warehouse, Stores, Despatch, Packing, Assembly, Machine operating and FLT Driving. We are always on the lookout for the very best talent, so if you know anyone, refer them to our professional and friendly team who will be more than happy to help.
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Job title: Test & Verification Engineer
Location: Abingdon
Salary: 25,000 - 29,000 p.a.
Hours: Mon - Friday 8am - 4pm

I am currently recruiting for a Test & Verification Engineer to work with a well-established manufacturer of safety critical components for a variety of different industries. As Test & Verification Engineer, you will be responsible for working within process and procedures to assure functionality, integrity and robustness of all new and existing products.

Day to day duties will include the following:
• Be proactive reporting progress, risk and issues
• Lead the writing of project documentation; input to and review of user documentation
• Proactively design and develop automated test systems to verify product requirements are fully satisfied.
• Lead multidisciplinary development team to provide pre-qualified and verification testing
• Drive innovation and lead continuous improvement in testing and verification

FOLLOWING QUALITIES AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:
The successful candidate for the Test & Verification Engineers position will have the following experience:
• Minimum of two years in a similar position - Essential
• Ability to use standard MS software packages as well as bespoke test software, such as national instruments LabVIEW - Essential
• Experience with problem solving tools such as; 8D & Ishikawa - Essential
• Lean tools & techniques - Essential

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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Job title: Maintenance Supervisor
Location: Wolverhampton
Hours: Mon - Friday (DAYS)
Salary: up to 38,000 p.a.

I am recruiting for a privately-owned stockholder within the Midlands area who are in the process of recruiting for a Maintenance Supervisor to join their team due to continued growth.
As the Maintenance Supervisor you will be responsible for the implementation/development and implementation of a planned maintenance system to improve factory performance.

Salary: From 42,000 p.a. + Pension

Suitable for: Maintenance Manager, Maintenance Supervisor, Maintenance Team Leader

Responsibilities:
• Ensure health & safety compliance of all assets within your designated area.
• Develop a planned preventative maintenance system; productive maintenance, planned internal maintenance and servicing plans.
• Develop and manage the engineering team within the factory to drive performance and reduce operational costs.
• Develop KPI's which demonstrate the correlation between planned asset care system effectiveness and line performance showing value for money.
• Setting & reviewing PDR's (performance development reviews) and objectives.
• Where possible develop rotational spares to minimise both planned and planned stoppages.


The Person
The successful candidate for the position of Maintenance Supervisor will:

• Be a time served apprenticeship - ESSENTIAL
• Be electrical bias - ESSENTIAL
• Three years' work experience within a manufacturing environment is essential - ESSENTIAL
17th edition qualification - ESSENTIAL
• Desirable skills - PLC, pneumatics, hydraulics, temperature, instrumentation, welding and FLT license holder

WorkForce manufacturing are responsible for placing several hundred dedicated operatives out to work every day across the West Midlands. We operate from several prime locations in the area, and are likely to have an office right near you. Job categories include; Order picking, Warehouse, Stores, Despatch, Packing, Assembly, Machine operating and FLT Driving. We are always on the lookout for the very best talent, so if you know anyone, refer them to our professional and friendly team who will be more than happy to help.
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