Ref: PTR18/618

Location: Tamworth, Staffordshire

Description: Enthusiastic and organised individual with a good appreciation of Mechanical Engineering and production processes required by our globally recognised automation solutions provider.

Salary: to c£30k neg dep exp + benefits

Our client has been established for almost 30 years and specialise in the design, manufacture and installation of highest quality integrated automation and materials handling solutions to a diverse range of industry sectors, and as a result of continued success and a planned program of strategic growth, they are now seeking to recruit a local and experienced Manufacturing Project Engineer to complement their established and successful team.  

Reporting to the Operations Manager, the successful candidate will support and take an active role in all aspects of the technical pre-processing of production orders, purchasing and MRP activities within the business, and also execute supply chain management with a wide range of commodities in line with company policy and according our ISO9001 process supported by a state of the art ERP system. Core responsibilities for this team based role will include:

  • Responsibility for the conversion of the engineered projects to production and purchase orders, as well as performing both expediting and de-expediting of materials in order to ensure on time supply and raising to management level any delays likely to affect production, whilst maintaining a list of prospective vendors and materials as well as associated material movement data / charts.

           An appreciation of Mechanical Engineering is essential for the position.

  • You will investigate and evaluate potential new vendors and maintain accurate vendor price / lead-time files as well as auditing both new and existing vendors and maintaining supply contracts, and will additionally compile RFQ packages (including drawings and specifications).
  • You will assist in achieving cost reduction in line with department objectives as well as the warehouse team with booking materials in and out, and will control Engineering drawing releases, ensuring all suppliers work to latest drawings and controlling associated inventory levels ensuring targets are achieved and stock outs are avoided. Experience in use of ERP software will prove distinctly advantageous.
  • You will be able to consistently pay strong attention to detail, and will maintain data in conjunction with ISO 9001 requirements e.g. Engineering change data, and identify and see through to conclusion, cost down opportunities in conjunction with Suppliers, Engineering and the end customer.

To be considered for this varied and challenging opportunity within an internationally renowned operation offering genuine scope for career progression within a stable and professional environment, it is envisaged that you will be qualified to at least A level standard and demonstrate high levels of computer literacy along with excellent communication and interpersonal skills at all levels and be an all-round good team player with a flexible and adaptable approach and the ability to remain calm under pressure. 

Contact the Production Team at Premier Technical Recruitment on 01827 68400 or email your cv to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for a confidential discussion regarding your requirements.


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