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Vacancies

See below for all of our current vacancies

Chief Inspector

The Person

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.

The Role

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.

 

Please contact NicholaTraish@smiths-harlow.co.uk

Labourer

The Person

We are looking for a person whom has an interest in engineering. Must be a team player. Must have good communication skills and be willing to learn. Must be self-motivated and professional in approach with a can-do attitude.

The Role

To assist with Achieving targets, objectives as set by the Operations Manager. To help and assist with the smooth running of allocated section/s.

Key Duties:
  • Take direction from the Section Manager for daily duties.
  • General cleaning duties within a busy factory environment.
  • Clearing out machines, when change of material being cut.
  • Change swarf bins twice daily.
  • Placing next job by machines for operators.
  • At all tines comply with company polices and instructions.
  • Contribute to improving the business, protecting the company by putting forward new ideas and implementing change.
  • Fork lift licence is required but not essential.
  • Driving licence is 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.

 

Please contact NicholaTraish@smiths-harlow.co.uk

CMM Inspector – Ideally experienced in QCT or Mitutoyo

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. Must be self-motivated and professional in approach with a must do/can do attitude who can hit the ground running.

Apply now for immediate interview. A great package on offer for the right candidate.

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 contact NicholaTraish@smiths-harlow.co.uk

Operations and Office Administrator

The Person

We are looking for a person whom has at least 1 years administration experience. Experience within an engineering background and/or Javelin would be ideal but is not absolutely necessary as full training will be provided. Must be self-motivated and professional in approach with a must do/can do attitude as well as the ability to act on own initiative and work well under pressure. Must also be numerically minded with experience of data capture.

The Role

To provide administrative support related to the smooth preparation of the manufacturing department including but not limited to system maintenance, management reports and effective interdepartmental communication. Active participation with members of the team/departments to ensure requested information is available on time and that set deadlines are met.

Key Duties:
  • Assist all members of the operations team with general administrative tasks relating to the smooth running of the department.
  • Assist with the management of the time and attendance bookings on the company system and liaise with employees to ensure any corrections are entered in a timely manner.
  • Assist with the management of meeting schedules/diary’s to ensure efficient use of time
  • Record keeping
  • Booking of training and travel
  • Prepare general ad hoc analysis and admin duties as requested by the works manager or other management personnel
  • 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.

 

Please contact 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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