Engineering Design Manager

We are currently working with an international manufacturing business with clients based in the UK, US, Europe, The Middle East, Africa, and the Far East.

Due to ongoing growth, they are currently seeking an Engineering Design Manager who will be responsible for the day to day management, operation, and development of the technical office. This role requires a proven mechanical/production engineer with the leadership skills, motivation, drive and experience to lead a team in the design, development, and reconfiguration of a range of bespoke and standard products.

Responsibilities of the Engineering Design Manager will include:

Provide technical/engineering support and advice to the production and sales departments and to other companies in the group where appropriate.
Design, develop and manage production processes.
Maximise profitability by delivering cost reduction and greater efficiency.
Providing product design and development resources to support local and group strategy including the realisation of new products.
Lead the technical design team, scheduling work and resources.
Design, reconfigure, draw and develop specialist products.
Ensure that H&S is met.

The ideal candidate will be able to demonstrate:

HNC, degree or equivalent in engineering.
Experience using 3D CAD preferably AutoDesk Inventor.
Knowledge of the H&S requirements of the Machinery Directive (CE marking).
Knowledge of ISO9001.
Strong leadership and communication skills.
Best practice knowledge of Engineering Project Management and Quality Systems.
Mechanical engineering design experience.
A good knowledge of manufacturing, sheet metal, and fabrication techniques.
Very strong technical and execution capabilities with the ability to solve technical problems.

This is an outstanding opportunity to join a well-established business with sites in Europe and the US that can offer ongoing development and training, coupled with a competitive salary and benefits package.

Benefits include – pension, flexible benefits (approximately £750 per year subject to tax deductions) which is paid after 3 months and increases by £400 after 5 years. £10,000 Life Assurance and holiday is standard statutory holiday but increases by 1 day per year up to 5 years. They also offer a millennium holiday so every 10 years, our employees are given an extra two weeks off work and encouraged to add this to their standard holiday so they take a complete break (month off) work.

At KHR we take care to ensure that you are represented as well as possible so it is worth checking your CV for layout, spelling and grammar as well as making sure it is up to date before you submit. If you feel you need to highlight particular qualifications, skills or relevant experience with regards to a specific role then please add a cover letter or a preface page. This does not need to be formatted in the same manner. In addition, if your CV is heavy with graphics etc, please could you also submit a “clean” copy in Word. Thank you.

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Maintenance Support Technician (Nights)

We are currently working with a leading FMCG distributor, based in Sittingbourne.

Due to ongoing growth, they are currently seeking an experienced Maintenance Support Technician to work night shifts.

Working as part of the Engineering team, the Maintenance Support Technician will support the Shift Maintenance Engineer with preventative maintenance. This will involve deep cleaning of production machinery by removing guards and barriers under the supervision of the Shift Engineer.

Responsibilities will include:

Ensuring that the cleaning schedule is adhered to
Carrying out preventative maintenance
Carrying out tasks with regard to the cleaning specification and all legislation including Health & Safety and Personal Hygiene
Ensuring correct materials, equipment and methods are always used and equipment is kept clean and in good working order
Report faulty machinery/equipment immediately
Report all accidents and dangerous occurrences and complete all necessary documentation
Work efficiently and effectively ensuring that you contribute to the daily KPI’s of the department
Maintain high levels of health, safety, hygiene and housekeeping to BRC, HACCP and PIU at all times through the clean as you go policy

The ideal candidate will be able to demonstrate previous experience in a Maintenance Engineer or Maintenance Support role. You will have good written and spoken English along with good dexterity and the ability to use basic hand tools. You will be self-motivated and able to work unsupervised. Knowledge of COSHH is advantageous.

This is an excellent opportunity to join a successful business that can offer ongoing career opportunities and training/development. They offer a competitive salary along with benefits including 20 days holiday plus 8 bank holidays, company pension scheme and free parking. Hours for this role will be 7pm to 7am, 4 on 4 off.

At KHR we take care to ensure that you are represented as well as possible so it is worth checking your CV for layout, spelling and grammar as well as making sure it is up to date before you submit. If you feel you need to highlight particular qualifications, skills or relevant experience with regards to a specific role then please add a cover letter or a preface page. This does not need to be formatted in the same manner. In addition, if your CV is heavy with graphics etc, please could you also submit a “clean” copy in Word. Thank you.

KH Recruitment Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy. KHR – Recruitment Specialists is a trading name of KH Recruitment Ltd Keep in touch with us online for job alerts, industry updates and market…