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Posted: 15/01/2019

Salary: per

Category: Engineering

Our client is a world-class supplier of composites and polymer products to the aerospace, medical, automotive, transport and industrial markets across the globe. They provide customers with knowledge-based, innovative solutions, fully supported by continued investment in their people, knowledge, processes and equipment.

Job profile:

The role will work with colleagues to provide a professional and efficient engineering service to the Composite area in order for them to meet internal & external customer requirements and operational budgets/targets

Key Performance Indicators

* Quote turnaround time

* Quote accuracy

* Positive Customer relationships

* Project completion within budget and agreed timescale.

* Effective use of all resources in the support of production/sales teams

* Sustainable improvements embedded in company’s culture

* Routing accuracy.

Duties

In conjunction with the Senior Composite engineer, provide technical Composite support and costings for the integration of new composite products to the business unit. This will include but is not limited to:

• Compile costing sheets for quotes

• Material and process selection (worked with many types of materials)

• Development and proofing of manufacturing process

• Final sign off and formal handover to production

• Tooling design and validation (for pre-preg, wet, lam, RI, RTM)

• Composite performance prediction

• Detail composite components and tooling concepts

* Develop, implement and maintain systems for ensuring routing accuracy at all times.

* Co-ordinate and accelerate contract review documentation for relevant process group, ensuring information is accurate.

* Responsible for delivering a balanced decision making process on cost, quality and risk to ensure targets are met with no business exposure.

* Actively work with employees, line managers and production engineers to improve existing processes and operations through better working practices and new technology.

* Develop product information (Shop pack, layup books, drawings instruction manuals etc.) to ensure that manufacturing have all the information required at hand in a clear and standardised manner to ensure manufacturing mistakes are minimised.

* Document all projects to demonstrate ‘before and after’ and provide regular detailed updates to the Senior Composite Engineer of current and future projects.

* Assist in the specification and justification of capital equipment necessary for the development and growth of the Advanced Composite Business Unit.

* Ensuring knowledge of modern composite manufacturing technologies is kept current and disseminated within the business so that Anglo is always able to offer a modern cost effective solution to our customers.

* Interface with both current and prospective customers and propose technical solutions to manufacture/design enquiries.

* Assist in developing other personnel by communicating knowledge of engineering processes in a structured and concise manner
Posted: 14/01/2019

Salary: per

Category: Leisure/Tourism

If you are looking for a part-time role this is a unique customer service opportunity to join a vibrant, rewarding and innovative employer!

You will be positioned within our Holiday Sales Team and we take 80,000+ bookings a year and cover all aspects of pre-sales (Reservations) and after sales activity (Customer services).

Working in the stunning North Devon town of Bideford with 3 beautiful beaches, you can expect to work for a British Travel Awards winner for excellence in customer service. With approaching 200 staff and a growing portfolio of 4000+ properties across the UK. If you thrive in a fast-paced, versatile and exciting team environment, this career move could be your best one yet!

We value our staff which is why we offer a comprehensive training and support program to ensure you can confidently deliver our market-leading approach.

WE ARE LOOKING FOR

Skills, Knowledge and Experience;

* Good telephone experience and an ability to speak confidently with customers.

* Good interpersonal and team based skills.

* MS Office skills and experience with responding to emails in a business environment.

* Experience of working within the travel and leisure industry.

* Experience in a sale based environment.

* Proven customer service experience within a relevant role, gained within a customer focused environment, e.g. office or contact centre, retail or hospitality sector or similar.

If you think this customer service role could be for you please apply today

Salary: £24000/annum DOE per Annum

Salary: per

Category: Engineering

JOB: Continuous Improvement Engineer / Leader
Location: Devon
Type: Permanent
Salary: £ Negotiable depending on experience

Our client is a global leader in the production of components from composite materials and as a result of continued strength in this sector requires a Continuous Improvement Engineer / Leader to join the team.
Reporting to the Production Manager you will be responsible for maintaining and improving existing Lean practises whilst developing and implementing improvements.:

Continuous Improvement Engineer / Leader, Strategy and Development:
• Contribute to the creation and implementation of best practice Lean/Continuous improvement vision, strategy, policies, processes and procedures to aid and improve operational performance.
• Contribute to the integration of new projects/processes to ensure that they are established in a way that will yield a high level of manufacturing efficiency.
• Review and communicate the impact of process changes, new business and workload on Lean/Continuous improvement activities.
• Travel within the group companies may be necessary to support Group Lean and Continuous Improvement activities.
• Ensure all areas of responsibility operate within the requirements of ISO9001, AS9100, TS16949 and SC21. Where necessary propose improvements to quality systems and ensure all personnel under your jurisdiction are fully conversant with the quality standards of the company and operate to those standards.
• Develop, deliver and support delivery of business improvement initiatives in line with Lean/Continuous improvement vision and strategy.
• Re-introduction and development of ‘SIMPLE’ type program to encourage ‘quick win’ improvements through a managed process.
• Complete 6-monthly Lean/Continuous improvement assessment, review results and propose actions to ensure positive progression.
• Introduction and integration of 5s principles across the site with systems in place to ensure new ways of working are maintained.
• Lead, define and develop continuous improvement activities designed to improve performance such as the planning and running of Lean/Continuous improvement events.

Continuous Improvement Engineer / Leader
The ideal candidate will be educated to a suitable level and be from a continuous Improvement / Lean Manufacturing background within the manufacturing sector ideally with experience of machining and composite materials. You will be a strong communicator able to implement and support cultural change across the organisation and drive business improvements.

In exchange for your skills and experience you will be offered a competitive salary package and the opportunity to live and work in a beautiful unspoilt part of the country.

Salary: £ Negotiable depending on experience
Posted: 10/01/2019

Salary: per

Category: Engineering

A great opportunity has arisen for a Continuous improvement leader to make a difference within a large engineering company. Our client is looking to appoint to their growing team due to continued success.

Benefits include: 33 days holiday (including Bank Holidays), pension scheme (after 3 months), DIS (after 12 months) and Medicash cash plan (after 3 months) plus other assorted benefits.
Salary - Depending on experience; full time permanent position: 8am to 5pm (Mon to Thu) 8am to 12.30pm (Fri)

The ideal person will have:

A good knowledge of various different lean principles with a particular interest/knowledge of 5's principles
Experience of working in a continuous improvements environment utilising Lean principles
Be able to deliver, coach and present findings an ideas as well as listen for good ideas to assist the improvements within the company.
Be willing to travel through the group visiting other sites and coordinating with peers on systems.
Be able to produce reports and written presentations to management.
Duties to include:

Lean project completion within budget and agreed timescale; Achievement of annual savings >= 3 x annual salary
Realization of 80% to be achieved/maintained.
Demonstrable improvement in lean culture assessment
Contribute to the creation and implementation of best practice Lean/Continuous improvement vision, strategy, policies, processes and procedures to aid and improve operational performance.
Contribute to the integration of new projects/processes to ensure that they are established in a way that will yield a high level of manufacturing efficiency.
Review and communicate the impact of process changes, new business and workload on Lean/Continuous improvement activities.
Develop, deliver and support delivery of business improvement initiatives in line with Lean/Continuous improvement vision and strategy.
Re-introduction and development of ‘SIMPLE’ type program to encourage ‘quick win’ improvements through a managed process.
Review, develop and re-launch ‘Idea of the month’ program.
Complete 6-monthly Lean/Continuous improvement assessment, review results and propose actions to ensure positive progression.
Introduction and integration of 5s principles across the site with systems in place to ensure new ways of working are maintained.

If you are interested in the above job role, please contact us

Cordant Group is an equal opportunities employer
Posted: 10/01/2019

Salary: per

Category: Engineering

Continuous Improvement Leader tasks:

* Implement and support cultural change across the organisation and drive business improvement.

* Develop, deliver and support delivery of business improvement initiatives in line with Lean/Continuous improvement vision and strategy.

* Re-introduction and development of ‘SIMPLE’ type program to encourage ‘quick win’ improvements through a managed process.

* Review, develop and re-launch ‘Idea of the month’ program.

* Complete 6-monthly Lean/Continuous improvement assessment, review results and propose actions to ensure positive progression.

* Introduction and integration of 5s principles across the site with systems in place to ensure new ways of working are maintained.

* Report on progress of projects, understanding the risks, dependencies, budgets resourcing, issues, critical milestones. Act/manage action to ensure success.

* Define develop and publish business improvement process documentation to reflect best practice.

* Undertake business process analysis and statistical analysis for improvement projects and to support wider change.

* Lead, define and develop continuous improvement activities designed to improve performance such as the planning and running of Lean/Continuous improvement events.

* Attend various meetings and complete/communicate actions.

* Produce written reports and make presentations.

* Undertake continuous training and development to ensure that current thinking is in line with best practice.

* Identify business improvement opportunities within the organisation.

* Ensure relevant on-going learning and development of all employees in Lean/Continuous improvement tools and communication methods.

* Coach and facilitate teams and individuals to identify and implement improvement opportunities.

* Identify and deploy the technical skill sets, resource levels and systems to deliver projects including the engagement of external resources as required.

* Input and hold responsibility for Lean/Continuous improvement manufacturing budgets.

* Prepare the annual Lean/Continuous improvement budgets/forecasts and all related Capital Expenditure proposals as well as ensuring compliance with legal standards. Manage the budget from identification to project completion.

* Develop and maintain strong relationships with internal and external stakeholders to ensure optimal performance.

* Ensure all areas of responsibility operate within the requirements of ISO9001, AS9100, TS16949 and SC21. Where necessary propose improvements to quality systems and ensure all personnel under your jurisdiction are fully conversant with the quality standards of the company and operate to those standards.

Strategy:

* Contribute to the creation and implementation of best practice Lean/Continuous improvement vision, strategy, policies, processes and procedures to aid and improve operational performance.

* Contribute to the integration of new projects/processes to ensure that they are established in a way that will yield a high level of manufacturing efficiency.

* Review and communicate the impact of process changes, new business and workload on Lean/Continuous improvement activities.

* Travel within the Krempel companies may be necessary to support Group Lean and Continuous Improvement activities.

This well established, thriving manufacturer are seeking a new member of the team to take the lead for Continuous Improvement and encourage members of staff to improve the quality standing of the business. In return you will be joining one of the worlds leading suppliers of composites and polymer products to the aerospace industry. They offer excellent benefits which will be disclosed on a successful application

Salary: £12 - £13/hour per Hour

Category: Property Services

Housing Renewal Technical Officer (Housing Enforcement Officer), Bideford
A Devon based Borough Council are looking to recruit a part-time Housing Renewal Technical Officer (Private Sector Housing Enforcement Officers), with an in-depth knowledge and experience in formal enforcement action and inspections of both private sector housing and with homes of multiple occupation.

Job role
Assist in implementation of TDC Housing Renewal Policy and related policies/strategies, advice to private sector tenants, landlords, & owner-occupiers about housing disrepair & energy issues. Receive & process applications for housing grants and loans from private tenants, landlords & owners-occupiers. Monitoring of private sector housing conditions, including assisting with enforcement action. Registration & monitoring of Houses in Multiple Occupation in accordance with legislation.
• Inspections of private sector properties, responding to tenant complaints, drawing up schedules of condition & disrepair. Assessing properties in accordance with Housing Health and Safety Rating System/Decent Homes Standard. Preparation of enforcement notices. Advice and signposting to landlords.
• To take appropriate enforcement action, serve formal notices, preparation of proceedings, gathering evidence, interviewing witnesses and attendance at Court/Tribunal/ Enquiry/committee. To arrange and undertake works in default as necessary.
• Identifying empty properties and working with team to bring these back into use. Develop processes/procedures, including flow charts, for how to deal with empty properties.
• Identify HMOs, register HMOs and prepare licences where required, inspecting and advising tenants, landlords and others.
• Advise customers on private sector renewal issues, including home energy efficiency and liaise with other TDC colleagues and outside agencies to ensure the customer receives a full range of advice on services available.

The Contract
This is 24 hour per week contract, Monday – Wednesday, on a temporary basis running until 31/03/2019

Why work with Service Care Solutions?
- An exclusive range of Social Housing vacancies across the UK
- Free DBS processing
- Provider of Housing staff to over 200 local authorities and 100 Housing Associations.
- Frequent notifications for upcoming opportunities via text and email
- £250 referral bonus if you refer a successful candidate and they complete a probationary period

How to Apply
If you wish to apply for the role, please send over a copy of your CV to Jason Thomas at Service Care Solutions (Jason. thomas @ service care. org .uk) or feel free to call Jason on (phone number removed)
Posted: 10/01/2019

Salary: £8.50/hour per Hour

Posted: 09/01/2019

Salary: £17/hour per Hour

Posted: 07/01/2019

Salary: per