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Global Investment means it has never been a better time to join us here at Smiths! 

Competitive packages on offer, including company paid pension, healthcare plan, high street discounts, life insurance & long service awards to name a few. 

 

Chief Inspector

We are looking for a person whom has a good engineering background, must be hands on and conversant with the running of CMM inspection, technically minded, a team player. Able to manage a team of 4 inspectors, set tasks or priorities to guarantee through put is achieved. Must be able communicate with subordinates and superiors alike. Be customer facing on technical issues. Must be self-motivated and professional in approach with a must do/can do attitude.

To oversee the implementation of the day to day Inspection activities of the inspection department within a high precision aerospace company. Achieving targets, objectives as set by the quality manager and production team. To develop a smooth running and efficient section.

Key Duties:
  • Understand the requirements of production, assign staff/resources to achieve the customer delivery promises
  • Attend cross functional meetings, taking ownership of commitments and efficiently flowing the requirements down to the inspection team
  • Responsible for inspecting incoming and outgoing product/materials
  • Perform root cause analysis, identify problems and put in place corrective actions
  • Manage in process inspection including timely first off and final inspections
  • Understand manual inspection techniques and where required be hands on
  • CMM inspection, have a good understanding of the process, be able to talk through set ups and inspection techniques with customer and subordinates
  • Good understanding of F.A.I.R.’s and auditing activities
  • Train/develop both new and existing staff and monitor to confirm progress
  • Release signatory for quality sign off
  • Knowledge of compliance to ISO9001 and AS9100 quality standards
  • Other duties as required

Please note this role is subject to an enhanced DBS check and a 10 year check-able history. Smiths is an Equal Opportunities employer, please advise us of any special requirements if you are selected for interview.

 

CNC Miller/Turner Setter Operator (Days or Nights Available)

We are looking for a person who can work under their own initiative and understands the importance of tractability and paperwork with the following skills;

  • Able to work within time frames.
  • Follows procedures.
  • Maintains a safe working environment.
  • Conversant in reading engineering drawings.
  • Conversant with programming and understanding of programmers.
  • CNC experience, 3 to 5 axis machining.
  • Able to work to tight tolerances.
  • Understand Inspection technique’s and Inspection methods, use of manual Inspection equipment i.e. Micrometers, internal bore micrometers, depth micrometers, verniers…

Main duties include but are not limited to small to medium batch work and some one offs.

Please note this role is subject to an enhanced DBS check and a 10-year check-able history. Smiths is an Equal Opportunities employer, please advise us of any special requirements if you are selected for interview.

 

Planning/Program Engineer – Flexible Working

 Apply now for an immediate interview if you are experienced in the following;

  • Edgecam or similar CAM applications
  • Part Modeller or similar CAD applications
  • CNC Part Programming
  • Planning of manufacturing methods in Hard Metals and Aluminium Alloys
  • CAD jig and fixture design
  • Good understanding of engineering drawings including GD & T

Please note this role is subject to an enhanced DBS check and a 10 year check-able history. Smiths is an Equal Opportunities employer, please advise us of any special requirements if you are selected for interview.

 

Please call Nichola on 01279 780386 for an informal chat about any of the roles advertised or alternatively email nicholatraish@smiths-harlow.co.uk

Apprenticeship’s Available

Here at Smiths we are always on the look out for new talent, if you are looking into studying Engineering at any level why not give us a call to see how we could help you!

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