Manufacturing Technology

Business Planner - Strathclyde - Salary: Competitive
MK is currently recruiting for an experienced Business Planner to join our client who is a global manufacturer of engineered products.

Due to continued growth this is a new role within the business and will be responsible for managing overall project timing and activities for New Programs and change control for Existing Programs.

Creating detailed timing schedules for all release changes
Responsible for timing of in-plant programs
Ensuring successful launch by interactions between all functional groups
Analysing timing reports to detect potential problems and submitting written recovery plans
Tracking project costs and timings
Manage cost request implementation as well as GMF PIP, including monthly reports

Applicants will have a high technical ability and experience working with a similar manufacturing environment. High level of interpersonal skills with excellent communication and organisational skills. APQP methodology knowledge is required.

Salary competitive
Tel: 0141 333 4750
Reference No. - 10142

Manufacturing Engineer - Strathclyde - Salary: Competitive
Our client has a current requirement for an experienced Manufacturing Engineer with a background specifically within a Manufacturing/Engineering environment.
The role will be a broad based engineering role and will be involved in new product introduction, supporting the manufacturing function and continuous improvement of engineering processes.
Candidates must have a background in Mechanical Engineering (essential) with knowledge and experience of CNC machining. You will have an understanding of Bills of Materials as well as Engineering Drawings and of Six Sigma processes. You will have a structured approach to Fault/Finding and Problem Solving.
You will ideally be qualified to degree level, however candidates with an HND in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent with the required experience will be considered.
Tel: 0141 333 4750
Reference No. - 10141

Manufacturing Engineer CNC - South Lanarkshire - Salary: £35,000 to £40,000
My client is a well established engineering company who supply precision engineered products to the oil & gas industry. Due to continued expansion, they have a new vacancy for a Manufacturing Engineer to be responsible for planning, designing and co-ordinating methods for the manufacture of all components utilising modern tooling technology while ensuring the most cost effective and efficient method of production.

Your duties will include:

- structuring, planning and programming machines for each new component
- source new tooling and design fixtures to aid component manufacture
- improve manufacturing methods and reduce run-times
- update structures, routings and programmes
- ensure all change documentation is updated
- engineering support to shopfloor including programme troubleshooting

Candidates must be a time-served Mechanical Engineer with proven experience in the precision engineering and machine shop sector. Ideally, you will have good knowledge of the oil & gas sector. It is expected that candidates have experience of working with 5 axis mill/turn, vertical lathes and horizontal borers. You will have the ability to programme Fanuc, Mazak and Giddings & Lewis controls on machine tools. Experience of Autocad, Solidworks and Part Modeller to create 3D models and EdgeCAM for programming will also be a distinct advantage.
Tel: 0141 333 4750
Reference No. - 10119

Controls Engineer - Dumbarton - Salary: Negotiable
My client is a global manufacturer of capital equipment for clients in the power generation, waste processing, paper, industrial and petrochemical sectors. They are looking to recruit an experienced Controls Engineer to join their expanding engineering team. You will be expected to take ownership of new and existing projects with regard to design, program, test and commissioning of control systems for the product range.

Your responsibilities will include:
- review and process all customer specifications, drawings and customer needs
- design and program control systems including PLC's and associated equipment
- remote support of new and legacy control systems
- customer liaison to ensure expectations are understood and satisfied
- travel to project sites to meet customer demands and needs
- creating project documentation

The ideal candidate will hold a degree in a relevant engineering discipline with 3 or more years experience in a controls design environment. You will have gained experience in PLC, HMI and SCADA programming in Allen Bradley or Siemens. Other desirable skills and experience will include industrial communication networks, electrical control circuit design and control system engineering.
Tel: 0141 333 4750
Reference No. - 10123

Project Manager - Inverclyde - Salary: negotiable
An exciting opportunity is available for a Project Manager to work for a busy organisation that impacts millions of lives per year.

Your role will be to manage various projects surrounding the improvement of the organisations infrastructure (NOT IT INFRASTRUCTURE).
You will need to speak with communities and risk assess the impact halting these services will have, whilst putting together a plan of how the improvements will happen and what the costs will be.

It is essential that you have Project Management experience and have liaised directly with stakeholders, members of the public or other business to ensure your contract runs efficiently.

This role is a 12 month Fixed Term position.

Apply for more information including salary and excellent benefits.
Tel: 0141 333 4750
Reference No. - 10118

Production Manager - Central - Salary: negotiable
A vacancy for a Senior Production Manager has arisen to join our client based in the Stirling area.

The role requires an Operational Leader who has progressed through Production within the manufacturing industry.

You will have experienced working in a heavily unionised environment, leading at least 120 members of staff. You will have the confidence to lead change in a challenging but very rewarding environment.

Please contact Lauren Holliman for further information
Tel: 0141 333 4750
Reference No. - 10075

QA Specialist - Central - Salary: negotiable
An opportunity has arisen for an experienced and results driven Quality Assurance Specialist to join our client who is a well-known manufacturer based within the Central Belt of Scotland.

This is an exceptional opportunity for a high calibre candidate to take full ownership of all QA processes. You will lead the QA strategy and have the proven track record and high level of influencing skills which will allow you to make an impact quickly.

You will ideally have an impressive background within Quality Assurance and have particular expertise with Integrated Management Systems. Continuous Improvement experience and delivery is essential.

This role requires an excellent communicator with strong negotiation skills who has the ability to work autonomously. Experience dealing with international customers would also be a distinct advantage.

This is an exceptional career move for a confident QA specialist who will thrive in an autonomous role and have the experience to work at a strategic and transactional level. Great chance to work for a company passionate about Quality and Continuous Improvement.

Please contact Lauren Holliman for further information
Tel: 0141 333 4750
Reference No. - 10071

Senior Process Engineer - Central - Salary: 47000
A new position within a global organisation. This role will focus on CI and will play a key part in identifying and implementing process improvements. You will join a forward thinking Operations Team and be an integral part in improvement and cost reduction exercises.

The ideal candidate will be Chartered with at least 8 years working in Process engineering within a batch processing environment. Chemical, Food or Drink background is essential. This role holds a vast amount of responsibility and calls for a driven candidate who is used to managing high investment projects.

For further details please send your CV.
Tel: 0141 333 4750
Reference No. - 10101

Process Improvement Manager - Highlands - Salary: negotiable
MK Solutions is currently recruiting for a driven and pro-active Process Improvement Manager to join our client who operate within the manufacturing industry in the Highlands.

This is a new role within the business and as such the successful candidate will have a strong background in continuous improvement, ideally working in a similar role where increasing product output has been a main focus. The role requires a strategic forward thinker who has manufacturing industry experience with responsibility for both Operations and Logistics.

This is a fantastic time to join the business and a real chance to implement an everlasting process to the site.

Please contact Lauren Holliman for further information.
Tel: 0141 333 4750
Reference No. - 10113

Quality Manager - North Lanarkshire - Salary: circa £50,000
MK Solutions is currently recruiting for our client who operate within the manufacturing sector in the Lanarkshire area.

They are seeking to recruit a Quality Manager which is a new position within the company and would lead the existing quality team.

The successful candidate will have manufacturing industry experience with a strong quality management system experience, particularly within ensuring compliance between AS9100 and ISO9001.

It is essential that candidates are educated to degree level ideally in an Engineering/Quality Engineering/Physical Sciences qualification.
Tel: 0141 333 4750
Reference No. - 10063

QA Engineer - South Lanarkshire - Salary: £32,000 to £35,000
My client is a well established engineering company who supply precision engineered products to the oil & gas, aerospace, nuclear and power generation sector. They are looking to recruit a Quality Assurance Engineer to join their team. Your overall remit will be to be involved in the internal and external audit processes and ensure all processes and procedures are compliant to the relevant QMS and ISO standards.

Your duties will include:
- review completed documentation and material certifications against specified requirements
- interpret industry and client specifications
- create quality, inspections and test plans
- plan and perform audits both internally and at supplier sites
- lead investigations into non-conformances, internal rejections and customer complaints
- report on overall quality performance to management
- ensure QPulse system is up to date and accurate
- provide direction and guidance in Root Cause Analysis

Applicants will be qualified to HNC/HND/Degree level in either Mechanical Engineering, Engineering Management or Quality Management. You will be a certified Auditor or Lead Auditor of Quality Management Systems. My client would like to hear from candidates with experience in the engineering sector who has gained experience and knowledge of the quality standards in the oil & gas, aerospace, power generation or nuclear sectors. You will have knowledge of ISO 9001, ISO 14001, OHSAS 18001 and API Q1 as related to engineering or manufacturing.
Tel: 0141 333 4750
Reference No. - 10083

Control & Automation Engineer - North Lanarkshire - Salary: £40,000 to £45,000
My client is a leading manufacturer of a very niche product with a strong European presence who are going through an exciting period of growth. They have an opening for a Control & Automation Engineer to join their Maintenance team. Your remit will be to provide technical support for automated control systems and controlled functions/processes. You will carry out physical evaluation tests on these systems. You will identify, implement and qualify automation projects that deliver improved efficiencies and process robustness.

Your main duties will include:
- identify upgrades to equipment control systems
- planned and reactive maintenance and support installation of new systems
- provide technical expertise and subject matter knowledge relating to equipment controls
- provide guidance in the resolution of equipment failures
- support CI activities in modifying new equipment and systems

Candidates will be qualified to HND or Degree level in Instrumentation, Control or Electrical Engineering. You must have hands-on experience of programming, commissioning and troubleshooting of PLC's (ideally Siemens 7) and HMI systems. You will have experience in troubleshooting on control panels with knowledge of instrumentation, drives and sensors. Candidates should have experience of working in a highly regulated environment such as pharmaceutical or medical devices or similar.
Tel: 0141 333 4750
Reference No. - 10068

Multi-skilled Maintenance Engineer - Lothian - Salary: Competitive
Our client, who is a leading FMCG manufacturer, is looking to recruit a Multi Skilled Maintenance Engineer to join their team onsite based in the Lothian region

Report to the maintenance manager you will be responsible for the electrical and mechanical maintenance including fault finding, repairs and planned maintenance on all equipment.

Must have experience in maintaining electro mechanical machinery with PLC controls. Fault diagnosis skills.

This role has an Electrical Bias.

Shift rotation is one week of early shifts and a second week of late shifts.

On offer is the opportunity to work with a large well known organisation who can give career development.

Competitive Salary & Benefits
Tel: 0141 333 4750
Reference No. - 10115

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