Manufacturing, Engineering & Operations

We have a proven track record of completing assignments with organisations ranging from SMEs to blue-chip multinationals, through our consultative approach. We’ve earned the trust of businesses, nationally, within the industrial and FMCG sectors through building long-term, mutually beneficial relationships.

We recruit across a number of areas within engineering and manufacturing, including:

Quality / Technical
Product Development
Research and Development
Six sigma, lean and process
Improvement
Service Engineering

 

Health and Safety 
Maintenance and Reliability
Operations / Production management 
Project / Programme management 
    

 

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Development Team Leader
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A market leading supplier of music and video content via web and mobile application.

PhD Material Scientist
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A cutting edge polymer coating Development Company that has a technology that will revolutionise the manufacture of printed circuit boards (PCB) and related materials.

Customer Service Manager - Food Production
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The market leader in line coding technology manufacturer required a Customer Service Manager to join their production team and manage the team of Field Service Engineers.

Quality & Regulatory Affairs Manager
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One of the UK's leading manufacturers of healthcare products manufacturing over 60 million indiviual items predominantly through extrusion, injection moulding and assembly.

Production / Operations Manager
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The UK office of a market leading US owned manufacturer of a bespoke engineering product required a new Production / Operations Manager for their UK office.

Maintenance Engineer - Packaging Machinery
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A UK based, family owned SME working in the PPMA (Process & Packaging Machinery Association needed a Maintenance Engineer to join their team as a result of the expansion of their internal engineering function.

General Manager / MD Designate
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An acknowledged market leading manufacturer in their niche of the industrial electrical safety components market. As a result of major changes at owner, board level there had been a shift away from defence to general industrial and other OEM markets. This role had been done by General / Sales Manager, but the client wanted to upgrade it into a more rewarded General Manager / Managing Director role.

Production Manager & multiple others
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A £ mulitmillion group, this business is a global leader in the production and supply of modular / portable buildings to the education, events, construction, healthcare and military sectors.

Commercial Manager - Service Maintenance
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Ambitious and innovative Service Maintenance Contracts Manager / Commercial Manager required to develop and implement new service proposition initiatives across the UK and Ireland for a service led, industrial capital equipment manufacturer.

Formulation & Development Chemist
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An internationally recognised manufacturer of automotive, home and wood care chemical products which are exported to over 40 countries around the world. A family owned and operated company that has made its' reputation based on producinh quality and value for money products.

Head of Operations - Healthcare Consumables Manufacturer
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One of the UK’s leading manufacturers of healthcare products manufacturing over 60 million individual Items predominately through extrusion, injection moulding and assembly. Their purpose built manufacturing facility houses some of the most sophisticated technologies including two "state of the art" clean rooms providing the flexibility for both large volume production and single batch supply.

Health & Safety Manager - Chemicals
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An internationally recognised manufacturer of automotive, home and woodcare chemical products which are exported to over 40 countries around the world. A family owned and opertaed company that has made its reputation based on producing quality and value for money products.

Project Leader - Structural Adhesives
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A global speciality chemical manufacturer required a qualified chemist or Technical Services Representative with structural adhesives, polyurethane / epoxy formulation or substrates treatment expertise.

Chief Operation Officer (COO) EMEA
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Part of a $multi-billion global group, this world leading manufacturer of cutting edge capital equipment retained us to source a confidential and strategically critical position.

Field Service Engineer - Barcode Printers
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Part of a $multi-million global group, this world leading manufacturer of Barcode Printers.

Product Specialist / Product Engineer
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A $15bn Global Manufacturing Group require a degree qualified Cementitious Product Specialist / Product Engineer to research and develop innovative, industry changing product solutions.

Engineering Project Manager - CAPEX
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One of the world’s largest manufacturers of standard and bespoke capital equipment used across a diverse range of industries (transport & logistics, waste & recycling, mining and aggregates, food and drink processing, rail, industrial manufacturing, pharmaceutical, petro-chemical).

Lab Technician - Polymer Coating
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A cutting edge polymer coating development company that has a technology that will revolutionise the manufacture of printed circuit boards (PCB) and related materials required a Material Scientist / Lab Technician to join their team.

Head of Finance - Medical Consumables
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One of the UK’s leading manufacturers of healthcare products manufacturing over 60 million individual items predominatelythrough extrusion, injection moulding and assembly.

Multiple Project - Manufacturer
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Born out of a £ multimillion group, this business has recently entered one of the fastest growing categories of the last 20 years. Growing quickly from a single site, the business required THREE key individuals to hit their ambitious growth target.

Junior Field Sales Engineer - Product Inspection
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A leading manufacturer of Product Inspection and Brand Protection systems, supplying the Food, Beverage and Pharmaceutical sectors required a Junior Field Sales Engineer to join the team.

Technical Sales Engineer - Conveyor Manufacturer
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A leading manufacturer and distributor of materials handling / conveying equipment and spares who are committed to providing the very best solutions to a wide and diverse customer base including; food, pharmaceutical and other processing or packaging sectors required a Technical Sales Engineer for their team.

Purchasing Manager - Chemical Manufacturer
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Due to expansion, a £multi-million global chemical manufacturer sought an astute Purchasing Manager wanting to prove themselves and develop into a senior board position within 5 years.

Senior Project Manager - Revolving Door Manufacturer
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Our client design, manufacture, supply, install and service a range of automated door systems for many of the major UK construction companies and facade/curtain walling contractors as well as major retailers including Tesco, ASDA and Sainsbury’s.

Development Team Leader - Retail Design
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A multi award winning Retail and Brand Design Agency specialising in Retail Store Design, Window Displays, Branding, Digital Services and Consumer Focused Connected Experiences needed a Team Leader to head up the Development Team.

Health & Safety Manager
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Part of a multibillion Dollar International group, our client is one of the world’s largest manufacturers of standard and bespoke capital equipment used across a diverse range of industries required a Health & Safety Manager to focus on their manufacturing AND field service operations.

Operations Manager - Test & Measurement
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A Test & Measurement Manufacturer of environmental monitoring / telecoms / LAN WAN Network Testing sought an Operations Manager to join their team and who reported directly into the General Manager.

Formulation & Development Chemist - Adhesive Sector
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A market leading Epoxy Resin & Adhesive manufacturer specialising in the marine and underwater sectors needed a Formulation & Development Chemist to join their team.

Application Engineering Manager - Industrial Weighing Machines
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A global industrial manufacturer was looking for an innovative Applications Engineering Manager / Engineering Design Manager to lead an engineering team.

Plant Manager - Bearings Manufacturer
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A multi £Billion global manufacturer of bearings and mechanical power transmission components sought an experienced Plant Manager.

Project Engineer - Graphene Product Development
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Industry leading Project Engineers were required to design and develop high qulaity prototypes / demonstrators based on revolutionary, leading edge technologies.

Head of Operations - Smart City / Wireless Networks
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After a multi-million pound investment, a global leader in the smart city sector sought a Head of Operations, EMEA to continue to take advantage of their established market leading position.

Technical Support Manager (Far East) - Smart City / Wireless Technology
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 A Technical Support Manager (Far East) was sought to by a global company operating in the fast growing smart city / wireless technology sector.

Engineers - Rigging Solutions
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A global company providing bespoke rigging solutions to the entertainment industry wanted to increase their engineering resource, particularly looking for opportunities to bring inspection skills into their various teams.

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  • As Chief Engineer you will be responsible for developing the Test and Homologation team of 20 highly skilled Engineers. Working with the MD you will take control of Product Development, Product Maintenance, Sustainability and Test and Validation of our products across all global markets. SALARY: £65,000 to £75,000 LOCATION: Midlands - Relocation available from within UK / EU. COMMUTABLE LOCATIONS: Leicester, Birmingham, Coventry, Stoke, Derby THE COMPANY: We are a leading Global Automotive Manufacturer of systems and components and have recently invested in a brand new state of the art fully equipped R&D facility in the UK and seek a Chief Engineer to manage and lead our Global R&D activities. This includes Testing, Validation, R&D and Homologation. As a leader in our market, we design, develop and manufacture a range of systems and products which are supplied to major Automotive OEMs and Tier 1’s around the world. RESPONSIBILITIES: As Chief Engineer you will be responsible for developing the Test and Homologation team of 20 highly skilled Engineers. Working with the MD you will take control of Product Development, Product Maintenance, Sustainability and Test and Validation of our products across all global markets; also include developing systems, processes and procedures for efficient verification and validation whilst working in close liaison with our production facilities. 60% of your team’s activity will be working on high tech New Product Developments, working for an exciting company in an excellent working environment. The products you will be working with are highly advanced, making a difference in the world by making vehicles safer and shaping and defining technology shifts within the automotive sector. REQUIREMENTS - Chief Engineer - Automotive, Test, R&D, Homologation You must have experience and knowledge of: * Leading Test Release for approval sign-off across test and homologation activities, including all lab, electrical, vehicle and type approval testing.* Managing DVPR process and final sign off for testing, system, subsystem and components.* Providing leadership to the production/engineering team to ensure all changes are managed correctly into production.* Supporting the development of the product from conception through to manufacture.* FMEA and DVP&R processes and a good working knowledge of IATF/TS16949.* ISO 26262 Safety requirements Interested? We are looking for some of the best Automotive Engineers in the industry. You should be degree qualified and have a proven track record in leading multi- functional automotive projects with experience in a technical automotive role taking projects from design to application. Proven leadership and experience of leading junior and skilled engineers is vital. You should want to be a key motivational leader who is passionate about engineering. It is highly likely you will have worked in any of the following roles and/or markets, and worked with the following products and/or services: Test Engineer, Design Engineer, Chief Engineer, Senior Engineer, R&D Engineer Programme Engineer Director, Approval or Compliance or Validation, Homologation Engineer. NPD Project manager. Principal Engineer. Automotive, Passenger Cars, Commercial Vehicles, OEM Tier 1 or Tier 2. Transportation. INTERESTED? Please apply to our retained consultant Ian Lyons quoting Chief Engineer - Automotive, Test, R&D, Homologation, reference IL1708-43 to DD: 44 (0)1604 683306 Wallace Hind Selection. The Old Vicarage. Duston. Northants. NN5 6JB. Tel: 44 (0) 1604 758857. Please note that the postcodes used for this vacancy are for searching purposes only, they may not refer exactly to where the role is based.  

  •   We manufacture printing devices and solutions for small to medium businesses and have been the world in innovation for over 130 years. Employing over 18,000 people in 120 countries, we are now looking to add a Pricing Manager to our EMEA marketing team based in Egham. SALARY: £45,000 - £50,000 ADDITIONAL BENEFITS: 10-12% bonus, pension, death in service, 25 days holiday & gym allowance LOCATION: Egham COMMUTABLE LOCATIONS: Egham, Slough, Woking, Twickenham, Bracknell THE COMPANY: Employing over 18,000 people in 120 countries, we are a division of a global business-to- business organisation dedicated to creating professional in-house printed communications products, applications and services designed to increase the efficiency of today’s and tomorrow’s businesses. The company is well-established as one of the UK’s leading printer brands. Our award winning product portfolio comprises of a wide range of printing solutions. JOB SPECIFICATION: The Pricing Manager will report into the Strategy & Planning General Manager and will be required to; * Manage all aspects of pricing control across EMEA* Manage holistic pricing strategy and pricing control across EMEA* Tender special pricing management, pricing analysis and insights* Maintain and enhance pricing database REQUIREMENTS - Pricing Manager – Printing Solutions The successful candidate will possess the following skills, knowledge and/or experiences: * Experience in EMEA pricing management and control* Excellent level of excel skills* Excellent numerical skills* High levels of commercial awareness In addition we would also be very keen to hear from candidates, who can display the following elements, * Experience in the IT industry, preferably in the printing industry with the understanding of the essence of the printer business* The ability to think strategically with strong influencing and communication skills It is highly likely you will have worked in any of the following roles and/or markets, and worked with the following products and/or services; Pricing Manager, Pricing Assistant, Digital Printing, Printing, Digital Marketing, Pricing Executive, Channel Marketing, Strategy Assistant, Strategy Manager INTERESTED? Please apply to our consultant Michael Thorpe quoting Pricing Manager – Printing Solutions reference MT1708-25A to DD: 44 (0)1604 683313 Wallace Hind Selection. The Old Vicarage. Duston. Northants. NN5 6JB. Tel: 44 (0) 1604 758857. Please note that the postcodes used for this vacancy are for searching purposes only, they may not refer exactly to where the role is based.  

  • Opportunity for a BSc / MSc qualified chemist develop their career with a multi-billion dollar, global manufacturer of specialty chemicals and technologies at their European R&D Group Centre of Excellence. ATTRACTIVE BASIC & BONUS (DOE) Defined Pension Scheme 25 days plus Stats Other Group Benefits LOCATION: Bradford, West Yorkshire THE COMPANY: Part of multi-billion dollar global group, we are one of the world’s largest manufacturers of specialty chemicals and technologies used every day in a wide variety of markets and applications. With over 5000 passionate, technical solvers, from renowned scientists and research chemists to talented engineers and plant operators based at our manufacturing and R&D centres across North America, Europe, China, India, Brazil and Russia, we develop practical, innovative and elegant solutions to complex problems for customers in more than 100 countries worldwide. JOB FUNCTION – Chemist Based at our R&D Group’s Centre of Excellence for Acrylates and Encapsulation Technologies in Bradford, West Yorkshire, you will be required to carry out routine chemical analyses and related investigative work with a strong emphasis on problem solving and providing technical service support for our polymer products. In addition there will be opportunities to work on R&D projects, support new developments in polymer products and to develop new analytical techniques in particular areas, applying wider chemistry knowledge to support existing and new products/processes. The work is laboratory based, often following established or routine procedures but with some scope to develop new methods and, depending on experience and own personal interest, with the option to develop an expertise in some related specific areas. e.g. LC/LC-MS, GC/GCMS, GPC, rheology, or polymer synthesis/characterisation. You will interact with other R&D / tech support colleagues on site and globally, as well as with staff in production and global business/marketing functions encompassing a diverse range of end uses in personal care, consumer and industrial markets. PERSON REQUIREMENTS – Chemist We must emphasise, we are looking for a chemist who believes their career lies within a laboratory/R&D based environment, not within a commercially orientated function. We would therefore be delighted to receive applications from those who meet the following criteria: * A BSc/MSc in analytical chemistry or in a chemical science with a strong emphasis on analytical chemistry.* Experience of working in a laboratory operating some analytical instrumentation either in employment or as a student intern.* Any knowledge or experience of polymers would be advantageous but is not a pre-requisite.* A team player mentality, but one who is also able to work independently.* An attitude and willingness to help support the wider operations of an R&D laboratory site where all support each other and contribute to smooth and safe operations.• A willingness to work in a laboratory environment in a hands-on role.• The ability to think broadly and contribute to a range of problem-solving challenges and to contribute to wider polymer project concepts.• The ability to work under pressure and organise your work to meet time bound deadlines. Please Note - We have been selected as the exclusive retained partner for this role so any direct applications to our client from candidates or agencies will be forwarded on to us direct. INTERESTED? Please apply to our retained consultant John Gowen quoting Chemist - 12 Month Fixed Term Contract, reference JG1708-37 to DD: 44 (0)1604 683301 Wallace Hind Selection. The Old Vicarage. Duston. Northants. NN5 6JB. Tel: 44 (0) 1604 758857. Please note that the postcodes used for this vacancy are for searching purposes only, they may not refer exactly to where the role is based.  

  • We are an independent, friendly, family orientated manufacturer and distributor of plastic consumables and as a result of an internal promotion we now have a permanent opportunity for an experienced Class 1 HGV Driver based in our Northampton DC. Some overnight work on alternate weeks to Scotland and North West. BASIC: £24,000 O/T ADDITIONAL BENEFITS: Core hours 08:00 – 17:00 20 days’ holidays. LOCATION: Northampton COMPANY PROFILE - Class 1 HGV Driver Our clients are one of the UK’s leading independent manufacturers and distributors of plastic consumables. The role will work out of the Northampton DC but the Head Office is based in the Southern Home Counties. JOB SPECIFICATION - Class 1 HGV Driver Delivering of company products to clients throughout the UK. Main duties will involve driving Class 1 articulated Lorries but will be expected to be able to drive Class 2 (up to 18 tonnes) when needed. Working day shifts 8 am – 5pm Monday to Friday – earlier starts required on a regular basis. OVERTIME RATES PAID AS AND WHEN NECESSARY: Weekdays x 1.25, Saturday x 1.5, Sundays and Bank Holidays x 2Uniform provided. Some nights out will be required on alternate weeks to deliver to Scotland and North West. Excellent and clean working conditions. REQUIREMENTS: • Possession of a Class 1 (C&E) Licence• Driver CPC qualification.• Current Counter balance/forklift licence would be advantageous.• General warehouse duties will be required during quieter periods Excellent references INTERESTED? Please apply to our retained consultant Tracey FitzGerald quoting Class 1 HGV Driver reference TF1708-36 to DD: 44 (0)1604 683304 Wallace Hind Selection. The Old Vicarage. Duston. Northants. NN5 6JB. Tel: 44 (0) 1604 758857. Please note that the postcodes used for this vacancy are for searching purposes only, they may not refer exactly to where the role is based.  

  • Opportunity for an experienced Export Packer to join our busy DC in Northampton on a permanent contract. We offer great working conditions and a really friendly team. Applicants must have good computer knowledge and be used to working with spreadsheets and carrier portal websites. SALARY: £25,000 BENEFITS: Monday – Friday 08:00 – 17:00 20 days holiday Statutory LOCATION: Northampton COMMUTABLE LOCATIONS: Wellingborough, Milton Keynes, Daventry JOB SPECIFICATION - Export Packer The role will suit candidates who have experience of collating and palletising products according to the ‘picklist’ and ensuring stock is arranged for collection to meet the delivery date expectation of the customer. > To take responsibility for the preparation of export orders> Picking and packing orders correctly onto pallets according to the pick lists provided and in-line with ‘export packaging specification sheets’> Handle all export orders, UK overnight deliveries and Irish based customer orders> Organise collections directly with all appropriate freight companies> Maintain a high standard of H&S, maintaining a clean and safe work area> Ensure paperwork is completed accurately and efficiently and input into the computer system> Assist with stock ‘put away’ as and when needed> Operate label printer to ensure all goods (outers and inners) are marked correctly for shipment REQUIREMENTS - Export Packer > Experience within a similar Export packing role> Good levels of verbal, written and numerical skills> Self-motivated and have the ability to solve day-to-day problems> Good IT/computer skills> Great team player> Able to undertake repetitive light, medium and heavy lifting duties within appropriate manual handling guidelines> Work well under pressure> Able to prioritise workload within tight timescales> Good time management and planning skills> Flexible in working hours to accommodate couriers & freight companies THE COMPANY – We are a financially strong, reputable and independent business specialising in supplying a range of consumable plastic catering products into the food service and drinks industries.Our products are to be found in many of the regions FMCG & Cash & Carry outlets as well as many of the UK’s most prestigious outdoor and corporate events. It is highly likely you will have worked in any of the following roles and/or markets, and worked with the following products and/or services: Warehouse Operative, Export Packer, INTERESTED? Please apply to our retained consultant Tracey FitzGerald quoting Export Packer, reference TF1708-35 to DD: 44 (0)1604 683304 Wallace Hind Selection. The Old Vicarage. Duston. Northants. NN5 6JB. Tel: 44 (0) 1604 758857. Please note that the postcodes used for this vacancy are for searching purposes only, they may not refer exactly to where the role is based.  

  • LEADERS! ENGAGERS! STRONG MANAGERS! NEED ONLY APPLY! Resilient hands on Shift Manager required for fast paced multifunctional global manufacturer. Based in Banbury you will be essential in supporting the strengthening of our infrastructure for the significant growth we are experiencing. SALARY: £40,000- £45,000 (including shift premium) BENEFITS: Contributory Pension, 25 days holiday, Private Health Care ROTATING SHIFTS: 06:00-14:00/ 14:00-22:00/ 22:00-6:00 BASED: Banbury COMMUTABLE: Oxford, Birmingham, Northampton, Milton Keynes, Leicester, Swindon, Coventry, Worcester, Aylesbury, Cheltenham. CHALLENGE With the business experiencing significant growth our infrastructure is under extreme pressure to continually deliver. Successfully introducing new tools, focusing the team, embedding structure, delivering OTIF and process adherence is vital. The operation contributes £50M towards a total of £100M making us an essential element to the group’s continual growth strategy. Your resilience and ability to engage various teams through clear leadership and adherence to processes will be tested more than you have ever been. We need consistency, embracement of our open door policy and someone who truly takes pride in getting stuck in with building a stronger substructure. WHY US? As Shift Manager you will be joining a network that can offer career progression, exposure to new challenges and senior mentoring for individual development. A place where you will be given the autonomy to lead your teams and be seen as an invaluable member of an expanding operation. REQUIREMENTS - Shift Manager To be successful in your application you must be commutable to the Banbury office or alternatively be in the process of or willing to relocate to a suitable commutable location. ESSENTIALLY YOU WILL • Have a proven track record of successfully managing a multi skilled workforce within a large and fast paced manufacturing operation. It is likely that this will be from an automotive, pharmaceutical, medical, aerospace, marine, engineering, background.• Be resilient, hands on people manager who can engage, motivate and lead their teams.• Understand how to assist with continuous improvement change (e.g. 5s, Six Sigma, Kanban, SMED, reduction of waste methodologies).• Display an inquisitive and highly analytical nature. We have advertised the role as a Shift Manager however you could have be employed in any of the following roles or industries: Manufacturing Manager, Continuous Improvement, Team Leader, Operations Manager, Automotive, Head of Manufacturing Lean Process, Paint, Pharmaceutical, Head of Operations, Production Manager, Process Improvement, Site Operations Manager, Section Leader, Six Sigma, Production Manager, Lean Process, Aerospace and Defence, Medical, Lean Manufacturing, Engineering Manager, PPM, Automation, Industrial Processes, Kaizen, General Manager. INTERESTED? Please apply to our retained consultant Clare Gibson quoting Shift Manager reference CG1708-31 to DD: 44 (0)1604 683330 Wallace Hind Selection. The Old Vicarage. Duston. Northants. NN5 6JB. Tel: 44 (0) 1604 758857. Please note that the postcodes used for this vacancy are for searching purposes only, they may not refer exactly to where the role is based.  

  • Electrical bias Maintenance Engineer role within high speed food packaging, to implement process / operational improvements, long term career development opportunity, day position strong stable organisation and growing, located in Southall, Middlesex. SALARY: to £40,000 dependent upon experience and skills sets. BENEFITS: Holidays 20 Bank Hols, pension scheme, life assurance, death in service. THIS ROLE WILL APPEAL TO YOU IF YOU: * Are looking for more responsibility for the provision of maintenance services.* Want to be involved with process and machinery improvement.* Are looking for a long-term career opportunity with a strong stable company. LOCATION: Southall Middlesex PRODUCT: Dry food products, powders and whole foods. MARKET: FMCG, Food, Pharmaceutical, Health, Beauty (Fast Moving Manufacturing). JOB SPECIFICATION - Multi-Skilled Maintenance Engineer If your view of Maintenance Engineering is more than maintaining the status quo, where your enthusiasm, interest and desire to improve will be welcomed and supported, then we would like to hear from you. You will be working with a well-established and knowledgeable management team and focus on the provision of maintenance engineering as well as site wide machinery and process improvements through the site. Specific aspects of the position, include:* Reactive / breakdown maintenance.* Maintenance planning, i.e. understanding the site wide equipment and creating asset registers / preparing maintenance plans.* Ensuring planned maintenance is carried out to achieve minimal down time and maximise production line efficiencies.* Look at best practice and advise upon machinery improvements.* Maintain spares stock holding of critical spares and order parts / consumables.* Call in specialist contractors when needed to support breakdowns / improvement projects. FOR THIS POSITION YOU WILL BE: *An multi-skilled Maintenance Engineer bias towards electrical engineering.*Possess specialist knowledge on form-fill packaging machinery.*Be organised and able to work under your own supervision. WORKING HOURS: Working times are circa 46 core hours throughout the week, production runs from 8am to 5pm Mon to Friday with ½ day on Saturday for planned maintenance activities. THE COMPANY: Long established and market leading by genuine market share, involved with the packaging, retail sale and export of dry speciality food products. INTERESTED? Please apply to our retained consultant Jason Cooper quoting Multi-Skilled Maintenance Engineer reference JC1708-15 to DD: 44 (0)1604 683312 Wallace Hind Selection. The Old Vicarage. Duston. Northants. NN5 6JB. Tel: 44 (0) 1604 758857. Please note that the postcodes used for this vacancy are for searching purposes only, they may not refer exactly to where the role is based.  

  • A great opportunity for an experienced field service engineer or food machinery maintenance engineer to join a really great company who design, manufacture and sell form fill and seal / bag making machinery to the food industry SALARY: up to £35,000 Base ADDITIONAL BENEFITS: Overtime to earn £40,000 to £45,000 company car Pension 25 days holiday LOCATION: Gainsborough COMMUTABLE LOCATIONS: Gainsborough / Lincoln / Nottingham / Scunthorpe / Doncaster / Sheffield / Leeds JOB SPECIFICATION - Service Engineer A classic field service engineer role working on form fill and seal bag making machinery involving install & commissioning and repair, upgrade & refurbishment . Covering the UK & Eire the role will involve staying away from home 1 to 2 nights a week with very occasional week end work and very occasional overseas travel. When not working on site you will be factory based working on product development and testing. REQUIREMENTS - Service Engineer * You MUST either be an experienced field service engineer with experience of packaging or process machinery supplied to the food industry or an experienced maintenance engineer with hands on experience of form fill and seal bag making machinery within the food industry* You WILL be a qualified multi-skilled engineer able to diagnose/fault find on PLC's (ideally Rockwell Allen Bradley industrial automation systems)* You will be at team player able e to work autonomously when required and have a passion for customer care THE COMPANY: Well established, growing and profitable British manufacturer of packaging machinery supplying the food industry. They really care about their employees and staff turnover is very low. A great opportunity to join a genuinely nice company. Please Note - We have been selected as the exclusive retained partner for this role so any direct applications to our client from candidates or agencies will be forwarded on to us direct. INTERESTED? Please apply to our retained consultant Mike Horsley quoting Service Engineer reference MPH1708-11 to DD: 44 (0)1604 683302 Wallace Hind Selection. The Old Vicarage. Duston. Northants. NN5 6JB. Tel: 44 (0) 1604 758857. Please note that the postcodes used for this vacancy are for searching purposes only, they may not refer exactly to where the role is based.  

  • Interesting Role for a commercially minded Contracts Manager or Programme Manager who can set up, manage and support our retail product offering which are delivered through store. SALARY: £40,000-£55,000 depending on experience ADDITIONAL BENEFITS: Bonus 25% and Large Company Benefits LOCATION: London JOB SPECIFICATION - Contracts Manager – Home Entertainment / Audio Visual Implementation We are a leading UK retail brand with a passionate customer and consumer base. One of our client’s major product offerings is home entertainment, security design and implementation. The process works simply like this: A customer will walk into store, orders a Home Implementation Service. A customer representative then visits their home and specs out what they want. Each deal is worth anything between £1,000-£50,000. All of the implementation teams are outsourced to specialists in differing areas whether it be audio / visual, security or anything smart home. Contracts Manager – who we are looking for is the person who can manage all of the specialists contractually by:- * Setting SLA’s* Viewing performance* Setting up new contracts* Developing relationships with new suppliers* Working closely with the retail and customer services team to ensure first class customer service is achieved. It is highly likely you will have worked in any of the following roles and/or markets, and worked with the following products and/or services: Contracts Manager, Home Entertainment, Audio Visual Contract Manager, Programme Manager Please Note - Wallace Hind Selection have been selected as our exclusive partner so any direct applications from candidates or agencies will be forwarded on to them. INTERESTED? Please apply to our consultant Philip Monkman quoting Contracts Manager – Home Entertainment / Audio Visual Implementation reference PM1708-12 to DD: 44 (0)1604 683308 Wallace Hind Selection. The Old Vicarage. Duston. Northants. NN5 6JB. Tel: 44 (0) 1604 758857. Please note that the postcodes used for this vacancy are for searching purposes only, they may not refer exactly to where the role is based.  

  • Superb opportunity for a highly innovative and talented Mechanical Design Engineer looking for that next step in their career to join the world’s leading manufacturer of ultra-precision surface and form metrology. Whilst in this role you will gain exposure to many of the most exciting emerging global manufacturing technologies including F1, Automotive, Aerospace, NextGen Telecommunication Broadcast Optics, Bearings & Space research. Excellent future career opportunities. SALARY: £35,000 - £55,000 base ADDITIONAL BENEFITS: 28 days holidays Stats Pension Full Relocation Package LOCATION: Leicester COMMUTABLE LOCATIONS: Nottingham, Birmingham, Sheffield, Northampton, Peterborough any others you choose as there is a full relocation package available THE COMPANY - Senior Mechanical Design Engineer - Automated Metrology We are one of the world’s leading innovators and manufacturers of ultra-precision contact and non-contact surface and form metrology applications used extensively across a wide range of NextGen industries including: Formula 1, Automotive, Aerospace, Telecommunication Optics, Bearings, Broadcasting and Space technologies. THE OPPORTUNITY - Senior Mechanical Design Engineer - Automated Metrology Working as part of our Special Applications team, this role is an exciting hands-on opportunity to drive mechanical design and lead a multi-disciplined team through concept, build and test of specials/custom metrology systems. Once signed off, you will then oversee the transference of the projects through production to delivery and installation. The position will expose the successful candidate to several full product life cycles per year both from an operational, commercial and technological perspective, all with a strong market pull.Candidates will be expected to work closely with clients on key projects and some international travel will be required. THE ROLE WILL APPEAL TO CANDIDATES WHO CAN: > Assume the technical & project lead for a multi-disciplined team of engineers across electronics, mechanical, software & service> Display a track record of designing small mechanisms and drives typically with DC motors in precision mechanics, mechatronics or systems engineering> Manage projects from concept through production and maintenance, including prototype, construction, testing, supporting calculations and documentation> Display strong Project Management skills specific to developing special systems against customer orders> Design using a range of CAD/CAM technologies: Siemens NX8.5 (or later) & Teamcenter, SolidWorks & EPDM> Co-ordinate the design and development of affiliated products: electrical, optics and application design> Conduct discussions with suppliers regarding specifying parts negotiating delivery and pricing.> Undertake occasional travel, including overseas, to better understand client requirements PERSON REQUIREMENTS - Senior Mechanical Design Engineer > Degree in Mechanical Engineering or a similar technical discipline> Experience of precision/machine tool/medical engineering from product concept through production and maintenance> Potential for higher position in the future> Experience with Siemens NX8.5 (or later) & Teamcentre, SolidWorks & EPDM are desirable> Knowledge of fixtures or Kinematic principles> Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Office> Passionate about all aspects of new technologies> Enthusiastic and self-motivated, with the drive & desire to create excellent products> Great communication & interpersonal skills as this role works closely across cross functional internal teams and with customers> Strong administration skills specifically those pertaining to the maintenance of design documentation> Ability to speak Mandarin would be an advantage but not necessary> Where the candidate is at a senior grade with limited experience coaching and training will be given as part of a formal development plan It is highly likely you will have worked in any of the following roles and/or markets, and worked with the following products and/or services: Mechanical Engineering, Precision technology, Surface Metrology, Form Metrology, Principal Mechanical Engineer - Automated Metrology, Contact Surface Metrology, Ultra-Precision Technology, Automated Metrology, Precision Mechanics, Mechatronics, Systems Engineering, Tribology, DC Motors, Bearings, Automotive, Aerospace, F1, Formula 1, Telecommunications, Optics, NextGen, Drives, Controls, Performance Motor Sport, High Reliability, Kinematic, Manufacturing, Finite Element Analysis, Project Management, Mechanical Engineer, Senior Mechanical Engineer, Design Engineer, Senior Design Engineer, Mechanical Engineer, Senior Mechanical Design Engineer. Please Note - Wallace Hind Selection have been selected as our exclusive retained partner so any direct applications from candidates or agencies will be forwarded on to them. INTERESTED? Please apply to our retained consultant Tracey FitzGerald quoting Senior Mechanical Design Engineer - Automated Metrology, reference TF1708-10 to DD: 44 (0)1604 683304 Wallace Hind Selection. The Old Vicarage. Duston. Northants. NN5 6JB. Tel: 44 (0) 1604 758857. Please note that the postcodes used for this vacancy are for searching purposes only, they may not refer exactly to where the role is based.