Engineering jobs

It’s a bit of a catch-all term because it’s such a broad sector, essentially encompassing the design, production and maintenance of materials and processes. And because Engineers are the driving force behind the innovation that can happen when science and technology meet, it’s no wonder the sector is at the forefront of some of the most high-tech advancements in recent years. It's well-known that there’s a skills shortage within engineering so if you’re a current or future engineer there’s never been a better time to look for your next opportunity, and we’re here to help.

Some of the roles we recruit for include:

  • Engineering Managers / Heads of Engineering / Chief Engineers
  • Project Engineers / Project Managers
  • Maintenance Engineers (Mechanical / Electrical / Multi-skilled)
  • Design Engineers/ Draughtsman
  • Process Engineers / Engineering Process Managers
  • Manufacturing Engineers / Continuous Improvement
  • Electrical, Controls and Instrumentation (EC&I)
  • Commissioning / De-Commissioning Engineers
  • Systems Engineers
  • Facilities Engineers
  • Application Engineers / Sales Engineers

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Engineering Operations Manager
£60000 - £65000 per annum 20% Bonus
Ellesmere Port, Cheshire
Posted: 30 September 2022
Expires: 07 October 2022

Engineering Manager

£65,000 20% bonus

Chester

Days Only (Mon-Fri)

gap technical are proud to be representing this global manufacturing business in their search for an Engineering Operations Manager to work at their facility based near Chester

Performance Objectives

  • Lead and schedule the mechanical, electrical maintenance with your team in accordance with established technical standards and production programmes, in order to ensure the highest productivity in terms of quality and quantity while safeguarding and boosting compliance with safety measures as well as those of environmental prevention.
  • Make the necessary modifications to the facilities to improve the efficiency of the facility in terms of productivity and safety.
  • Organise and supervise the work and operations of your team in preventive, corrective and predictive maintenance, including electrical, electronic and communications systems as well as mechanical aspects.
  • Analyse daily, the information provided by shift teams on plant performance and take action to improve.
  • Ensure the appropriate stock level of the material means necessary for the established preventive and corrective maintenance work
  • Monitor, analyse and promote actions to improve the efficiency of electrical, electronic and communications system and general mechanical installations, taking appropriate actions.
  • Generate an adequate working climate as well as attend and manage the problems and incidents raised by the people in your care, looking if necessary, to support other people / departments involved, acting as spokesperson for your team of collaborators
  • Track the budgets of spending and investment orders.
  • Observe the needs of the plant for possible investments and improvement of facilities

Person Specification

· Degree in Engineering discipline

· Knowledge in Electrical & Mechanical Engineering

· FMCG knowledge is essential

· Track record of improvement projects using Continuous Improvement techniques

· Proven record in people performance management with evidence of building, managing & motivating successful teams on a large scale, shift working operation

· Technical knowledge & understanding to be able to answer team member's questions & doubts. Understanding of site processes is desirable

· People management and coaching skills - ability to identify and develop team members, set expectations, provide follow ups & make day-to-day decisions

· Ability to analyse root causes & implement decisions. Continuous improvement tools (5s; TPM; SMED, etc.) & production management tools (JIT, 6 sigma, etc.) knowledge is desirable

· Deep understanding of maintenance management tools (TPM, TQM, SPC, etc.)

· Ability to develop & maintain good working relationship with colleagues at all levels

· Good level of communication skills across different levels within the organisation

· Competent computer skills - SAP & MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.)

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Please send your CV and call Jamielea at gap technical on 01925 406 525

If you have any questions or are interested in any other opportunities we may have, please do not hesitate to contact on 01925 406 525

This vacancy is being advertised on behalf of gap technical who are operating as an employment agency.

gap technical are committed to the selection, recruitment and development of the best people, basing judgements solely on suitability for the job.

Closing Date: 30/10/2022

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Maintenance Engineer - Shift Cover
£27.00 - £35 per hour
Warrington, Cheshire
Posted: 29 September 2022
Expires: 27 October 2022

Maintenance Engineer - North West

£27.00 Per Hour (PAYE) £35.00 Per Hour (Umbrella/ Ltd Oustide IR35)

Continental Days & Nights (2Days/2nights/4off)

Do you currently work a shift pattern that gives you time off or are you a skilled maintenance engineer that is looking for part time work. Gap Technical work with a number of Manufacturing Businesses throughout the North West supporting with ad hoc shift cover.

If you are an Engineer looking for additional income, wider industry exposure or part time work then we have the perfect solution

Our client portfoliio includes FMCG, Food, Beverage, Packaging, Chemical manufacturers aswell as Automated Storage & Distribiution Functions

Typical Performance Objectives include

  • To support the maintenance process by responding effectively to equipment breakdowns, carrying out scheduled maintenance work and being proactive on the correction and modification of reoccurring machine processing faults.
  • To respond effectively to equipment breakdowns and ensure maximum focus is given to their nominated production area
  • To fault find in an effective and efficient manner whilst utilising the various machines historic / information documentation
  • To establish harmonious relations with the operational staff and to work flexibly with them
  • Carrying out Root Cause Analaysis technicques to improve machine rliability
  • Ensuring that machinery is maintained and repaired to a high standard.
  • Pro-active in the reduction of engineering downtime and continuous improvement of the process and the department.

Person Specification

  • The successful candidate will ideally of completed a Timeserved engineering apprenticeship
  • A background in FMCG/Packaging Manufacturing will be a distinct advantage however not a prerequisite.
  • Ability to Fault Find on 3 Phase Electrical Systems, Drives an I/O PLC Fault Finding
  • Ability to Fault Find on Conveyor, Pneumatic and Hydraulic Systems
  • You must be an excellent communicator and be able to plan and organise efficiently.

Apply

Please send your CV and call Alex at gap technical on 01925 406 525

If you have any questions or are interested in any other opportunities we may have, please do not hesitate to contact on 01925 406 525

This vacancy is being advertised on behalf of gap technical who are operating as an employment business.

gap technical are committed to the selection, recruitment and development of the best people, basing judgements solely on suitability for the job.

Closing Date: 29/10/2022

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Production Group Leader
Up to £37500 per annum
Runcorn, Cheshire
Posted: 29 September 2022
Expires: 20 October 2022

Production Team Leader

£37,500 Bonus Excellent Benefits

3 shift pattern

Runcorn

gap technical are proud to be representing this global manufacturing business in their search for a Production Group Leader to work at their facility based near Runcorn

Our Client is an internationally recognised company and we hope you would want to be a part of their team…

Performance Objectives

  • Monitoring and evaluating the performance of your team members and providing feedback and effective training where required
  • Checking service issues and planning daily production to ensure warehouse demand is satisfied
  • Maintaining safety within your area of responsibility, complying with safety controls through effective auditing, reviewing SOPs and RAs and conducting accident / near miss investigations when necessary
  • Analysing KPI and OEE data to identify productivity issues and helping to form solutions and maximise opportunities for improvement
  • Liaising with the maintenance departments to reduce unplanned machine downtime
  • Facilitating continuous improvement workshops and making effective decisions based on financial performance, labour, overheads and waste
  • Monitoring and maintaining 5S standards across the panel production lines
  • Demonstrable experience working in a leadership role within a manufacturing environment with multiple production lines

Person Specification

  • Experience and knowledge of cutting edge and lean manufacturing techniques
  • Experience managing HR and health and safety procedures
  • Knowledge and experience of manufacturing KPI's and quality control plans
  • A proven track record of influencing positive and encouraging team behaviour
  • Strong problem solving, decision making and change management skills
  • A professional attitude and can think proactively on your own initiative
  • The ability to remain calm and under pressure in a deadline-focused environment and able to adapt to the changing demands of the business
  • A Level 3 CIEH qualification

Working Pattern

  • 3 shift rotation (1 week days 7am-3pm, 1 week nights 11pm-7am, 1 week afternoons 3pm-11pm)

Apply

Please send your CV and call Charlotte at gap technical on 01925 406 525

If you have any questions or are interested in any other opportunities we may have, please do not hesitate to contact on 01925 406 525

This vacancy is being advertised on behalf of gap technical who are operating as an employment business.

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Vac Blaster
Negotiable
Welwyn, Hertfordshire
Posted: 28 September 2022
Expires: 05 October 2022

Vac Blaster/ Sand Blaster

£11.50 - £12ph DOE Overtime

Monday - Friday 2pm-10pm

Welwyn Garden City

gap technical are proud to be representing this global manufacturing business in their search for a Vac Blaster to work at their facility based near Welwyn Garden City

Performance Objectives

  • Vac blasting/ sand blasting
  • Occasional support in chemical milling (training will be given)

Person Specification

  • Reads work order, blueprints and process specifications to define location of etch, finished dimensions and method sequence of operations
  • Removes dirt, scale and grease from parts using a high-pressured sand blaster
  • Ensure scale is removed equally across part to create smooth clean finish
  • Drill and trim parts and works in other departments where required.
  • Reporting problems or variations against spec
  • Work to strict quality and heal & safety regulations
  • Report problems if parts aren't to spec.

Apply

Please send your CV and call Charlotte at gap technical on 01925 406 525

If you have any questions or are interested in any other opportunities we may have, please do not hesitate to contact on 01925 406 525.

This vacancy is being advertised on behalf of gap technical who are operating as an employment business.

gap technical are committed to the selection, recruitment and development of the best people, basing judgements solely on suitability for the job.

Closing Date:13/10/2022

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Mechanical Maintenance Engineer
Up to £50973.00 per annum
Hawarden, Flintshire
Posted: 28 September 2022
Expires: 05 October 2022

Maintenance Engineer - Mechanical Bias

£50,900 Per Annum - 3 Shift Pattern (06:00-14:00/14:00-22:00/22:00-06:00)

Deeside

gap technical are proud to be representing this global manufacturing business in their search for a Mechanical Maintenance Engineer to work at their facility based near Deeside

Performance Objectives

  • Work within Company procedures and S.O.P.'s with Health & Safety as a priority
  • Work to regulations and health & safety legislation
  • Carry out, and continually develop planned maintenance programmes on all machinery to a high quality standard
  • Systematic Root Cause Analysis and Elimination techniques
  • Use effective and timely fault finding skills on all site machinery to ensure optimum machine performance and productivity
  • Maintain all relevant paperwork and auditable systems in line with internal and external standards
  • Be proactively involved in continuous improvement of personal skills, the engineering department and plant machinery
  • Actively involved in projects as and when requested
  • Pro-active ideas in relation to reduction of downtime

Person Specification

Successful candidates for this role will:

  • Be able to demonstrate a pro-active approach to problem solving and decision making
  • Have the ability to work with little supervision using own initiative within parameters of the role
  • Be a confident team player
  • Show evidence of written and oral communication skills with reference to dealing with people at all levels of the business and development of work procedures
  • Demonstrate interpersonal skills necessary to sustain effective relationships on behalf of the deptartment with internal customers
  • Self motivated
  • Ability to develop and implement new ideas within specific resource parameters
  • Be able to demonstrate accurate, reliable and safe systems of working
  • Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of continuous improvement techniques such as PPM/TPM system based review of downtime data weekly /monthly/quarterly reporting

Minimum skill/Qualification requirements:

  • Successful completion of HNC (Higher qualifications considered favourably)
  • Apprentice Trained NVQ 3 / Gity & Guilds Mechanical Engineering
  • Pneumatic and Hydraulics training
  • Experience in World Class Manufacturing standards
  • Experience in 5S
  • Experience of working in high speed automated production environment,

Please send your CV and call Alex at gap technical on 01925 406 525

If you have any questions or are interested in any other opportunities we may have, please do not hesitate to contact on 01925 406 525

This vacancy is being advertised on behalf of gap technical who are operating as an employment agency.

gap technical are committed to the selection, recruitment and development of the best people, basing judgements solely on suitability for the job.

Closing Date: 28/10/2022

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Automation & Control Project Engineer
£45000 - £50000 per annum
Gwersyllt, Wrexham
Posted: 28 September 2022
Expires: 05 October 2022

Automation & Control Project Engineer

£45,000 - £50,000

Wrexham

Days Only (Mon-Fri)

gap technical are proud to be representing this global manufacturing business in their search for a Project Engineer to work at their facility based near Wrexham

Performance Objectives

  • Part of a team integrating and modifying equipment from an electrical control, hardware and software perspective.
  • Implementing and supporting PLC upgrades, VSD and servo drive replacements.
  • Part of an escalation procedure - operational fault-finding support on new and existing equipment site wide.
  • Updating of current drawing packages including creation of SOP's relating to modifications.
  • Identifying automation equipment obsolescent/operational risks and delivering solutions.
  • Plant systems support - OT, PLC, HMI, Ind communications etc.
  • Interface with internal customers on technical projects.
  • Project management of capital investment projects including contractor control
  • New equipment specification, selection and evaluation
  • Business case development for new projects
  • Support Plastipak sales team with generation of budget estimates
  • Working on Capital Investment Projects from start to implementation

Person Specification

  • Min HNC or equivalent in electrical engineering or similar with relative experience.
  • Plc programming experience -Siemens Simatic manager/TIA portal, Omron, GE Fanuc
  • VSD/servo drive installation and setup experience
  • Electrical panel building and control.
  • CAD drawing experience desired but not essential.
  • Excellent communication skills and comfortable working within a team.
  • Good fault finding skills including electrical power and control experience.
  • Be self-motivated with a hands-on approach and good problem solving skills.
  • Possess good IT skills and familiar with all Microsoft packages including Excel, Word, Power point etc.
  • Good Planning and Organising skills to ensure multiple tasks are prioritised and monitored to deliver set objectives on time.

Apply

Please send your CV and call Jamielea at gap technical on 01925 406 525

If you have any questions or are interested in any other opportunities we may have, please do not hesitate to contact on 01925 406 525

This vacancy is being advertised on behalf of gap technical who are operating as an employment agency.

gap technical are committed to the selection, recruitment and development of the best people, basing judgements solely on suitability for the job.

Closing Date: 28/10/2022

"By applying for the above position and providing your personal data to us you understand that your data will be processed in line with our Privacy Policy."

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