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Head of Design

  • £50000 - £60000 per annum
  • GBP

Head of Design

Competitive Basic Salary

Based East Midlands, easily commutable from Leicester, Loughborough, and the surrounding areas.

Are you a Design Manager or Engineering Design manager? Alternatively are you a Senior Design Engineer or Senior Design Manager seeking that next step? 


Our client is  a leading manufacturer of Special Purpose Machinery.They offer unrivalled products to a diverse number of markets including Aerospace, Rail, Oil & Gas, Defence & Infrastructure. 
The business is entering an exciting phase in their development with a mandate to grow and identify a Head of Design  who will be pivotal in making significant contribution to the Design function.This is a key position reporting to the Operations Director and supported by an expert team of Engineers offering a complete service from machine design to manufacture, test and installation.


Key responsibilities

  • Proven track record in design of special purpose machinery.
  • Broad engineering knowledge gained from working within a special purpose machinery environment.
  • Motivational leader, with experience of managing, coaching, and developing teams.  
  • Ability to work under pressure delivering multiple engineering projects at different stages.
  • Commercial experience to enable designs to be brought in on budget.
  • Successfully operating as a member of the leadership team, take responsibility for the ongoing development and deployment of a design strategy that will meet the goals of the  Business



Key qualities
  • Able to grasp design engineering concepts quickly to hit the ground running.
  • Accurate with a high level of attention to detail.
  • Excellent problem solver, decisive and creative thinker.
  • Self-motivated, self-starting and highly organized with the ability to work unsupervised. 
  • Clear, concise, and consistent communicator. 
  • Reliable, open, and transparent style, with ability to build honest and trustful relationships quickly. 
  • Lead by example.


Interested?  

Call Sandy Seta, Head of Practice on 0116 2545411 or apply now to arrange a call to understand more about this role.

Recruitment Consultant - Executive Search

  • Competitive
  • GBP

Recruitment Consultant - Executive Search

Competitive Salary and commission structure

Based: Leicester 

We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Recruitment/Executive Search consultant to join one of our highest performing divisions.


The opportunity 


The main objective for the role will be to develop a strong client base in the industry by building cohesive, long term relationships and partnering with clients to execute their talent strategy. This is a revenue generative, business development role to grow and develop a portfolio of clients within a defined industry sector. The successful candidate will show a commitment to high-quality and comprehensive recruitment processes, where extensive research and due diligence form the basis of all searches. The role will require you to engage in professional dialogues with C-suite and Director level professionals. 


What you will need:

  • Be career-driven and motivated to achieve success
  • Have strong business and commercial acumen and the ability to develop business relationships
  • Be highly personable and engaging and credible among senior level professional
  • Have a background in an activity-driven environment with experience in meeting and exceeding targets
  • Be a natural communicator with a clear and confident telephone manner


To be successful in the role:

  • You could be an experienced Recruitment Consultant with experience at a Senior level looking to make the move into Executive Search
  • You could be an established Executive Recruiter within a vertical market sector. What’s more important is that you have  excellent interpersonal skills with the necessary gravitas to communicate effectively with senior-level executives
  • You will have great Business development skills which will be second to none and hopefully it is one of your best skills  and you are interested in a move into Executive Search.
           What we can offer you:
  • A personalised development plan to help grow your career in executive search
  • Working alongside our Head of Practice who has a wealth of industry experience to offer
  • Flexible working opportunities
  • A supportive, meritocratic work environment


Interested?
Call Sandy Seta, Head of Practice on 0116 2545411 or apply now to arrange a confidential call to understand more about this role.

Field Service Engineer M4

  • £45000 - £50000 per annum
  • GBP

Field Service Engineer – M4 Corridor with Eventual International Travel (Mainly European)
 
Working on Breakdowns, Routine Service and Installation of New Machinery
 
c£42.5k – 47.5k Car or Car Allowance Overtime Paid Door to Door
 
Electro-Mechanical Maintenance of Bespoke, Complex Test Equipment – Including PLC and 3 Phase Electrical Systems, Hydraulics and Servo-Hydraulics
 
Precision Recruitment is delighted to be working with the market-leading designer and manufacturer of bespoke test equipment on a retained basis.  Our client design, manufacture, install, commission, service and maintain complex machinery used in the test and development of new components and materials. 
 
Supplying some of the most well-known businesses in the world including Formula 1 teams, Airbus and Boeing. We are looking to recruit a field service engineer to focus on the M4 corridor, with some international travel (when permitted).
 
What the Role will Involve:

  • Working to a pre-defined maintenance schedule you will be servicing and conducting preventative maintenance on the test rigs.
  • Responding to breakdowns.
  • Involved with the installation, commissioning and calibration of new and existing rigs.
  • Fault finding to component level on complex mechanical and electrical systems.
  • Mechanically you will be working on hydraulics, assemblies and sub-assemblies, moving parts, bearings, gearboxes etc.
  • Electrically you will be working on single and three-phase PLC controlled systems. There is also a lot of instrumentation contained within the rigs to gather and log the data.
  • Home-based, your patch will predominantly be the south of the UK, covering the M4 corridor, home counties and the south-east. There will be some international travel when restrictions have been lifted.  Travel will be predominantly European.

 
What we are looking for in the Candidate:

  • Experienced service and maintenance engineer backed up with an engineering qualification.
  • Multi-skilled, with some PLC experience.
  • Happy with international travel.
  • Full, valid UK driving licence.
  • Based in the South of England to be near or on your patch.

 
What we can offer the Candidate:

  • Excellent remuneration package.
  • Training and development on the products.
  • Ability to get involved with installation and commissioning.

 
To be considered for this role you must be able to live and work in the UK.  No sponsorship can be offered for this role.
 
Please hit ‘apply now’ or email a copy of your CV to chrisd@precisionrecruitment.co.uk.

 

 

 

 

Head of Procurement

  • Competitive
  • GBP


Head of Procurement

Attractive Remuneration Package 

Based Leicester


Our client is a leading manufacturer and subcontractor of special purpose machinery and metal fabricated components. They offer unrivalled products to a diverse number of markets including Aerospace, Rail, Oil & Gas, Defence & Infrastructure. 
This is a fast paced  role, covering all categories of spend areas and to develop and improve working relationships with suppliers in support of the company's purchasing strategy.
The successful candidate must have a proven track record in a similar purchasing role,  and ideally have experience within the Manufacturing Industry.

Key responsibilities

  • Oversee all purchasing and tracking of spend to budget of buying engineering parts, materials and indirect services.
  • Manage the internal purchasing process and the placing of orders with external suppliers, keeping track of goods inwards deliveries to the schedule
  • Review purchase requests, and ensure approval is in place for large spend items before discussions and negotiations commence.
  • Proactively seek out opportunities for the business to make immediate and long-term cost savings.
  • Improve the systems & processes in support of better stock management to help improve production efficiency, this includes maintaining minimum and maximum stock levels.



What experience would you need to be considered?
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate efficiently with suppliers, customers and all areas of the business
  • Engineering knowledge and experience of buying in an engineering environment 
  • Experience of ISO 9001 or Quality Assurance advantageous 
  • Computer literate with clean drivers license.
  • Good commercial acumen and excellent negotiation skills
  • Strong organisation skills and attention to detail
  • Experience of Manufacturing/Stores/Drawing office environment and associated procedures
Interested?  
 
Apply now or arrange a call to understand more about this role.

Business Development Manager

  • £45000 - £50000 per annum
  • GBP

The Role - Business Development Manager - Sub Contract Machining

The aim of the Business Development Manager is to provide a smooth interface between the customer and the company, to develop business relationships in order to provide sufficient opportunities to meet the company’s financial goals.

To work within the Sales team in the development of new and repeat sales for the subcontract machining business. Liaising with all customers that are allocated and to collate estimates and produce quotations on any opportunities that arise from that customer base. To actively seek out new customers that closely align to the competencies of the subcontract machining business. To help collate and monitor sales plans and forecasts based upon the goals set by the Management.  

The Company

My client has built its reputation through working in partnership with their clients, collaborating at the early stages of design, all the way through to the manufacturing process. They have a proven track record in supplying high volume assembled and finished components for long term production schedules. Guaranteeing quality products delivered on time and in accordance with their customers needs. 

Key Duties

  • Develop a growth strategy focused both on financial gain and customer satisfaction
  • Conduct research to identify new markets and customer needs

  • Arrange business meetings with prospective clients

  • Promote the company’s capabilities / services addressing clients’ objectives

  • Prepare sales contracts ensuring adherence to law-established rules and guidelines

  • Provide trustworthy feedback and after sales support

  • Build long term relationships with new and existing customers

  • Use the SAGE MRP system to facilitate the input of Purchase orders or customer returns, and to find specific information on the database.

  • To collate estimates that fully encompass the supply of an opportunity, ensuring that the financial rewards from a successful bid are in line with the businesses expectations

  • Liaise with subcontractors and request quotations

  • Maintain a working knowledge of law-established rules and guidelines

Attributes

  • Ability to build rapport

  • Good time management and planning skills

  • Able to work under pressure and to deadlines

Skills/ Qualifications Required

  • Proven working experience as a business development manager, sales executive or a relevant role with a proven sales track record

  • Proven ability to understand the complexities of prismatic machining/turning and sub-contract operations of a part.

  • To be able to comprehensively collate an estimate that fulfils the customers and businesses goals

  • Proficiency in MS Office and the capability to learn the use of new software, SAGE, CREO Parametric

  • Communication skills to be able to communicate face to face and in writing with a variety of audiences

  • Negotiation skills

  • Ability to build rapport

  • Good time management and planning skills

  • Able to work under pressure and to deadlines

Desirable Experience

  • Market knowledge within the sub-contract machining market, particularly Aerospace and Defence

  • BSc/BA in Business, sales or relevant field, a second European language

  • Evidence of Continuous Professional Development

Interested? Here are your options

1. “This is the job for me, I meet all the requirements” – Call now and let’s talk through your experience. Ask for Jon Webster between 8.30am – 5.30pm

2. “I think I’m right for this position, but I’m not sure about some of the detail” – Click “apply now” so I can read your CV and come back to you.

Precision are committed to keeping our candidates informed and offer a guaranteed response within 7 days when applying through the application system.

 


fabricator

  • £12.50 per hour
  • GBP

Fabricator required 

Permanent Opportunity  

Paying up to £12.50 per hour with overtime paid at a premium 

This is a great opportunity for a Fabricator in Leicester commutable from Hinckley, Whetstone, Blaby and surrounding areas 

Daytime shift 

0700 - 1700 Mon to Friday 

Unlimited overtime paid at a premium 

 

 

The Company

 

The successful welder will be working for a leading specialist who has an enviable reputation with its competitors 

 

Keeps a well run, clean and efficient shop floor and has a full order book for 2020 and able to offer unlimited overtime which is paid at a premium.

 

 

 

The Candidate

The successful steel fabricator /welder will be a proactive and competent member of the fabrication team 

 

Main responsibilities include:

  • The fabrication and mig welding of  mild Steel 

Work may include:

 

  • Setting up and operating fabricating machines;

  • Use of hand tools to cut, bend and straighten sheet metal;

  • Shaping metal over blocks or forms using hammer;

  • Inspecting, assembling and smoothing seams and joints of welded, brazed or burred surfaces

  • Reading engineering drawing

  • Mig Welding mild steel 
 

Competencies

- Minimum 3 years experience steel fabrication 

- Have fabrication qualifications 

- Mig Welding mid to heavy gauge 

- Knowledge of machines and tools

- The ability to read and understand technical drawings.

- Flexibility and the ability to adapt to the organisation’s ever changing requirements are a priority.

- Self motivated with a drive for results and continual improvement.

- The role requires physical activity including lifting.

 

Benefits Package

 

Overtime available paid at a premium

 

Interested? To apply for the Structural Steel Fabricator Position, here are your two options:

 

1. "This is the job for me! When can I start?" - Call now and let’s talk through your experience. Ask for Sharon on 01162545411 between 0730- 5pm or email sharonp@precisionrecruitment.co.uk

 

2. "I think I'm right for this position, but I'm not sure I have enough to be get an interview" - Click "apply now" so I can read your CV and let you know

 

 

 

Precision are committed to keeping our candidates informed and offer a guaranteed response within 7 days when applying through the application system

 

 

 

Ref: Fabricator welder 

welder/fabricator

  • £11 - £13 per hour
  • GBP

Skilled Welder/Fabricator

Permanent Opportunity 

looking for both mig and mig tig welder/fabricators 

Paying up to £13.00per hour 

Commutable from Leicester, Wigston, Blaby, Whetstone, Enderby and surrounding areas 

 

Job description

Our client is looking for a highly skilled and experienced sheet metal fabricator, who can mig weld or mig/tig weld. The successful candidate will be expected to work with customers and our project management team to produce the best possible solution to their requirement.

 

The successful candidate will:
               Can MIG  Weld

•             Must have a good engineering background with the ability to read and interpret engineering drawings

•             Must have a proven track record as a fabricator with minimum 3 years MIG welding experience as well as grinding and fine finishing skills - 

•             Ability to work with all types of metal up to 12mm

•             Must have good attention to detail

•             Be able to finish a product to a very high standard

•             Be punctual and a good time keeper

•             Be confident, organised and methodical

•             Be enthusiastic, self-motivated and able to motivate others

•             Work well as a team member

•             Be able to problem solve and come up with solutions

 

Plenty of opportunities for personal development and individual growth prospects.

40 hours per week (Monday to Friday) plus overtime (Evening and weekends) at competitive overtime rates.

Salary range £11 - £13.00 per hour depending on experience.

Interested? To apply for the Welder , here are your two options:

 

1. "This is the job for me! When can I start?" - Call now and let’s talk through your experience. Ask for Sharon Pickering on  0116 254 5411 between 8am - 5pm or email sharonp@precisionrecruitment.co.uk

2. "I think I'm right for this position, but I'm not sure I have enough to be get an interview" - Click "apply now" so I can read your CV and let you know

fettler

  • £9 - £9.50 per hour
  • GBP

Fettler required

Permanent role 

£9 - £9.50 per hour 

0800 - 1630 Mon - Friday 

Our client is a well established engineering company who pride themselves on being the best in their sector. 

All candidates MUST:

-> Have fettling experience 

-> Have any form of metal finishing 

-> Have previous experience working in a sheet metal environment (as a fettler/deburrer/linisher)

You may also have suitable skills if you have worked as an assembler, grinder, deburrer, metal finisher or linishing. 

Interested? To apply for the Fettler  role

, here are your two options:

  1. "This is the job for me! When can I start?" - Call now and let’s talk through your experience. Ask for sharon Pickering   on 0116 254 5411 between 8am - 5pm  or email outside of these hours.
  2. "I think I'm right for this position, but I'm not sure I have enough to be get an interview" - Click "apply now" so I can read your CV and let you know
 

Precision are committed to keeping our candidates informed and offer a guaranteed response within 7 days when applying through the application system

 

Ref: Fettler 

press brake operator

  • £10 - £11 per hour
  • GBP

CNC Press Brake Machinist
Operator 

Sheet Metal Industry

Based in Thurmaston

Permanent role

Paying up to £11.00 per hour 

Immediate start 


 

Our established Sheet Metal Manufacturing client is currently recruiting for an experienced CNC Brake Press Machinist with operating experience. Training will be given to set the machine and also training in assembly and welding if desired.

This is an exciting career move to join an established industry leader. Based in Leicestershire, commutable from Melton Mowbray, Beaumont Leys, Syston, Leicester and surrounding areas 

 

Job Purpose:

The successful applicant will be responsible for folding sheet metal products as per engineering drawings. This will involve operating the machines 

 

Duties - CNC Press Brake operator

- Operating CNC Press Brake machines

- Working from engineering drawings

- Working to tight tolerances

- Inspecting parts

 

Key Skills / Experience Required:

- CNC Press Brake Operator

- Ability to understand and work from engineering drawings

- Hard working and motivated

- Keen eye for detail and able to work to tight tolerances

- Able to work independently and as part of a team

 

The Package:

- Excellent salary on offer of up to £11.00 per hour 
- Onsite parking

- Day shifts available

, Mon to Thursday  0800 - 1600
Friday 0800 - 1300 


- Other benefits to be discussed at interview stage


 

Interested? To apply for this CNC Brake Press position, here are your two options:

1. "This is the job for me! When can I start?" - Call now and let’s talk through your experience. Ask for Sharon Pickering  on 0116 2545411 between 8.30am - 5.30pm or email sharonp@precisionrecruitment.co.uk

2. "I think I'm right for this position, but I'm not sure I have enough to get an interview" - Click "apply now" so I can read your CV and let you know

 REF: Press Brake

Production Supervisor / Scheduling Engineer

  • £25000 - £35000 per annum, Benefits: Pension, Holiday, Onsite Parking
  • GBP

Production Planner / Workshop Supervisor / Service Manager

Machine Tool Industry

Conventional and CNC Machinery

Office-based role

Cannock area - WS11

Starting Salary £25k-£35k - dependent on experience

Mon to Fri - 08.30-17.00

 

Our established client supplies conventional and CNC machine tools into customers globally. They are looking for a skilled Mechanical Engineer, with Machine Tool Fitting experience, who has experience in a Planning or Service role, or who wants to move into this type of role. Commutable from Cannock, Lichfield, Burntwood, Tamworth, Walsall, Sutton Coldfield and Wolverhampton.

 

The Role - 

  • Planning, organising and scheduling production to ensure customer order deadlines are met

  • Working with internal Sales Engineers to plan production and order dates

  • Organising the incoming workload 

  • Dealing with customers queries

  • Ensuring the workshop engineers are able to meet their production targets

  • Becoming hands-on to help meet delivery targets, when required

  • This is mostly an office-based role

 

Experience Required -

  • Machine Tool or Mechanical Fitter background, preferably with experience of servicing Conventional or CNC Machine Tools 

  • Must be highly organised

  • Administrative and IT software skills are essential

  • Communication skills are key as you will be dealing with customers

  • Team player but able to work independently

  • Happy to undertake hands-on duties to help the team

  • Highly motivated

 

 The Package:

  • Mon to Fri - 08.30-17.00

  • Starting salary of £25k to £35k per annum (dependent on experience)

  • Pension

  • Holiday

 

Interested? To apply for this Workshop and Service Manager position, here are your options:

1. "This is the job for me! When can I start?" - Call now and let’s talk through your experience. Ask for Dan Henderson between 8.30am - 5pm or email outside of these hours.

2. "I think I'm right for this position, but I'm not sure I have the right skills to have an interview" - Click "apply now" so I can read your CV and let you know