Current Vacancies

Machine Operators - Lurgan, Co Armagh

Full Time

Joining a committed team within the extrusion area you will have responsibility for the manufacture of a range of pipe products within a 24 hour/7 day week manufacturing operation

The Role:
Working to high standards of safety and quality, your remit will be the achievement of agreed target levels of productivity, the visual checking and packing of product off the line and the effective use of raw materials.

You will also be expected to use proven fault finding techniques and to contribute to the continuous improvement of the manufacturing process in order to maintain and improve standards.


The Candidate:

  • With experience gained in a manufacturing process or production line environment you will be able to demonstrate evidence of working and contributing to safety and quality standards.
  • You will have an organised approach with good interpersonal skills to make a positive contribution to a team.
  • Basic engineering, maintenance or fault diagnosis skills would be an advantage along with the initiative to identify and act on problems appropriately
  • Please note, this role will be required to work continental shifts during a 24 hour period.


Main duties and responsibilities:

  • Set-up and changeover of lines within set minimum targets.

  • Responsibility for machine repairs required or allocated to ensure continuity of production whilst minimizing scrap and downtime to meet targets.

  • Machine start ups when required and ensure they are up and running to within specification as soon as possible and to maximum efficiency.

  • Ensure equipment and tooling used corresponds with the details on process manuals.

  • Ensure all pre-run check lists are complete and signed off.

  • Once running to correct targets to monitor all lines and maintain efficiency and quality throughout the shift.

  • Ensuring the correct blend of materials is available at each machine and correct formulas are used.

  • Control and the acceptance of responsibility for quality, scrap levels and defects.

  • Ensure all scrap and defects are rerecorded accurately.

  • Ensuring that the company policy on health, safety and environment is followed, and that appropriate health and safety rules regulations and PPE are adhered to.

  • Ensuring the housekeeping standards of the area and especially during and after change over’s is adhered to.


What we offer:

  • Competitive salary
  • Career development and progression opportunities
  • Free car parking
  • Long Service Awards
  • Discount Voucher Scheme for major retailers 
  • Occupational Sick Pay
  • Bereavement Leave
  • Closure over Christmas
  • Death in service benefit
  • Learning and Development Opportunities
  • Health Promotions
  • Pension Contribution
  • Westfield Healthcare Benefit


Would you like to work for a professional, dynamic and fast growing organisation? If so please forward your CV together with a covering letter to jobsni@radius-systems.com

Radius Plastics Ltd are an Equal Opportunities Employer and welcome applications from all sections of the community. 

Production Operator - Fittings, Hilcote, Derbyshire

Full Time

This is an exciting opportunity to join our experienced and knowledgeable team as a Production Operative. You will be working as part of our Electrofusion Team producing quality fittings for the utilities industry.

What will I be doing in the role?

 

In the role as Production Operator you will;

  • Operate injection moulding cells in line with standard operating procedures, including start up, wire changes and shut down of operations

  • Manufacture to customer specifications, carrying out final inspection of product to quality standards

  • Highlight to Process Controller and Team Leader if any process is running out of standard cycle time

  • Ensure all components and labels used match the bill of materials on order

  • Contribute to process improvements

  • Carry out routine safety inspections to identify and rectify where appropriate, unsafe acts and conditions and report any incident (safety or environmental) to minimise risk of reoccurrence

  • Carry out efficient inter-shift communication at handover relating to your part of the process

  • Work with others to ensure the highest standards of plant housekeeping and hygiene are maintained

  • Contribute to all business health and safety initiatives including safety/accident/incident audits in line with current legislative standards and codes of practice

    What are the hours of work?

    This position is working a rotating shift based pattern Monday to Friday, as below:

    Days, 6am till 2pm

    Afters, 2pm till 10pm

    Nights, 10pm till 6am

     

    Am I who you are looking for?

    For the Production Operator it is important that you have/are:

  1. Previous experience in a similar manufacturing role including shift working.

  2. Able to follow instructions and procedures; following instructions from others, and keep to schedules and procedures.

  3. Proficient in the use of IT systems, ideally with some understanding of ERP systems

  4. Able to manage your time effectively, identifying and organising resources needed to accomplish tasks, monitoring performance against set targets.

  5. Set yourself high standards for safety, quality and quantity, monitoring and maintaining quality and productivity, working systematically and methodically.

  6. Able to adapt and cope to change; working productively in high pressure environment, adepts to changing circumstances and accepts new ideas.

  7. Adapts to the team and builds team spirit, upholds ethics and values, demonstrates integrity, encourages responsibility towards the organisation, community and environment.

  8. Rapidly learns new tasks, learns from successes and failures, and seeks staff and customer feedback.

  9. Makes prompt clear decisions, takes responsibility for actions, and decisions.


What will I get in return?

 

As part of the Radius Group, we offer a competitive starting salary and extensive benefits package.

In addition, you will be supported and mentored building your experience and moulding your career.

Salary – Starting rate £19,013 (£9.14 per hour)

Pension - We offer a competitive pension through Legal & General, Radius will match your contribution up to a maximum of 5%. In addition, all employees receive Life Assurance cover.

Benefits - We offer a wide range of employee benefits including a Childcare Vouchers, Paid Sick Leave, Group Income Protection, discounted breakdown insurance and retail vouchers to name a few...


Would you like to work for a professional, dynamic and fast growing organisation? If so please forward your CV together with a covering letter to jobs@radius-systems.com

Process Development Engineer - Lurgan, Co Armagh

Full Time

Purpose and Summary of position: New product design, process development and technical support.

Summary:

  • Design and develop new products and processes

  • Lead product and process improvement and cost reduction initiatives.

  • Promote a culture of efficiency and waste elimination.

  • Design equipment and tooling.

  • Conduct performance testing and maintain organised records.

  • Build an insight into product performance for the purpose of optimising future designs.

  • Develop a strong understanding of plastics properties and processing.

  • Assist with preparing documentation for manufacturing, quality, product approvals and tenders.

  • Liaise with other site functions to resolve engineering issues relating to safety, environmental impact and product quality.

  • Provide Technical support to both internal and external customers.

  • Prepare & maintain development drawings and project records.

  • Liaise with customers regarding opportunities and requirements.

  • Participate in site visits relating to deployment of the company’s products.

  • Work closely with all departments within the company.


Required Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

  • Graduate level in Engineering, Polymer Technology or similar discipline.

  • Strong engineering understanding.

  • Sound technical and commercial judgement.

  • Hands-on, results orientated, methodical approach.

  • Innovative attitude.

  • An ability to analyse problems and identify opportunities.

  • Excellent ability to communicate at all levels inside and outside the organisation.

  • Be able to work autonomously and on own initative.

  • Drive and determination to achieve results.

  • Fluency in Microsoft applications.

  • CAD proficiency and solid modelling experience.

  • Desirable Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

  • Experience in the Plastics industry.

  • Experience with ERP systems.

  • Ability to converse in other European languages


What we offer:

  • Competitive salary
  • Career development and progression opportunities
  • Free car parking
  • Long Service Awards
  • Discount Voucher Scheme for major retailers 
  • Occupational Sick Pay
  • Bereavement Leave
  • Closure over Christmas
  • Death in service benefit
  • Learning and Development Opportunities
  • Health Promotions
  • Pension Contribution
  • Career Development Opportunities


Would you like to work for a professional, dynamic and fast growing organisation? If so please forward your CV together with a covering letter to jobsni@radius-systems.com

Radius Plastics Ltd are an Equal Opportunities Employer and welcome applications from all sections of the community. 

Business Information Analyst, Hilcote, Derbyshire

Full Time

This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced Business Analyst to join our Business Information Team. You will be responsible for a suite of business information activities. The role has specific emphasis on sales forecasts and business intelligence in support of the Commercial/sales team as well as the Finance and operations teams.

What will I be doing in the role?

 

In the role as Business Information Analyst you will;

  • Manage the monthly process to update the rolling eighteen-month sales forecast from initial data entry by the external sales force, through consolidation, analysis and critique at operations level to ultimate sign off by the Commercial Director
  • Support existing business analysis ‘dashboards’ and modify or create new dashboards for identified business needs.
  • Develop reports and/or dashboards to analyse sales, prices, margins and volumes so as to identify and track customer and product trends and anomalies by market sector or product group.
  • Undertake business reporting for UK, Ireland and International customers and/or product groups in support of the Commercial team as well as other areas of the business.
  • Prepare reports and undertake ad-hoc analysis as required.

 

Am I who you are looking for?

For the Business Information Analyst role it is essential that you have/are:

  • Experience of producing reports and documentation to a consistently high standard
  • Logical thinker with the self-motivation to acquire information
  • Highly numerate and literate with the ability to collate and analyse large volumes of data
  • Ability to organise and priorities tasks in order to meet agreed deadlines
  • Excellent communication skills are essential with proven people skills and the ability to work at all levels within the business
  • Attention to detail with application of a methodical and structured working style
  • Expert user of MS Excel, particularly array formula and pivot tables, with a knowledge of MS Access database management and a capable user of MS Word and MS PowerPoint
  • SQL database proficiency with the ability to write views/queries so as to extract and consolidate data from multiple sources and transform into required format
  • Experience of forecasting using predictive planning software
  • Experience of using business intelligence software to consolidate, search and visualise data into user dashboards
  • Experience of working within an integrated ERP/MRP environment with an S&OP process

Desirable Knowledge/Skills/Abilities include:

 

  • Background in business finance advantageous with commercial acumen and comprehension
  • Experience of working within a fast-moving, competitive manufacturing environment
  • Working knowledge and experience of SysPro, Vanguard and Qlikview with Nprint add-on
  • Experience of presenting to board level individuals


What do I need to do now?

 Still Interested? If so, we would love to hear from you!  Please submit your CV together with a covering letter to jobs@radius-systems.com and we will be in touch with you to tell you about the next stages. 

Production Operators (Summer work) Lurgan, Co Armagh

Part Time

We’ve currently got a number of temporary manufacturing roles available over the summer months in our Lurgan factory. The roles are contracted from June to September and are ideal for candidates who want a bit of temporary work to pay for a summer holiday or just a bit of experience of working in a busy factory that ships worldwide. During your time at Radius, you will gain valuable manufacturing knowledge and experience as well as the opportunity to work with a team of industry experts. Both full time and part time hours are available - 3 shift rotation, including days, evenings and nights.

The Role:
Working to high standards of safety and quality, your remit will be the achievement of agreed target levels of productivity, the visual checking and packing of product off the line and the effective use of raw materials.

You will also be expected to use proven fault finding techniques and to contribute to the continuous improvement of the manufacturing process in order to maintain and improve standards.


The Candidate:

  • Previous experience gained in a manufacturing or production environment would be an advantage, however is not essential. 
  • You will have an organised approach with good interpersonal skills to make a positive contribution to a team.
  • Please note, this role will be required to work a 3 shift rotation, including days, evenings and nights


Main duties and responsibilities:

  • Set-up and changeover of lines within set minimum targets.

  • Responsibility for machine repairs required or allocated to ensure continuity of production whilst minimizing scrap and downtime to meet targets.

  • Machine start ups when required and ensure they are up and running to within specification as soon as possible and to maximum efficiency.

  • Ensure equipment and tooling used corresponds with the details on process manuals.

  • Ensure all pre-run check lists are complete and signed off.

  • Once running to correct targets to monitor all lines and maintain efficiency and quality throughout the shift.

  • Ensuring the correct blend of materials is available at each machine and correct formulas are used.

  • Control and the acceptance of responsibility for quality, scrap levels and defects.

  • Ensure all scrap and defects are rerecorded accurately.

  • Ensuring that the company policy on health, safety and environment is followed, and that appropriate health and safety rules regulations and PPE are adhered to.

  • Ensuring the housekeeping standards of the area and especially during and after change over’s is adhered to.


Would you like to work for a professional, dynamic and fast growing organisation? If so please forward your CV together with a covering letter to jobsni@radius-systems.com

Radius Plastics Ltd are an Equal Opportunities Employer and welcome applications from all sections of the community. 

Maintenance Engineer (Continental Shifts), Lurgan

Full Time

The Opportunity Reporting to the Maintenance Manager, the successful candidate will be responsible for undertaking various planned and reactive maintenance tasks on pipe extrusion and ancillary machinery, and will work as part of the Radius Maintenance Team in a varied and fast paced environment.

The Role

Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

  • Liaise with maintenance manager and shift supervisor to determine day to day maintenance and production priorities.
  • Complete maintenance and repairs within target times and without rework following all published procedures and policies
  • Carry out the requirements of the planned preventative maintenance program
  • Install new machinery and equipment accurately and efficiently, within required timescales
  • When required, disseminate knowledge and experience to other Service personnel
  • Ensures tool kit meets ‘minimum requirements’ and personal and Company supplied tooling is maintained to the appropriate standards
  • Comply with Company and Government legislation regarding Health & Safety
  • Maintain a clean and tidy work area
  • Perform daily in depth fault finding, diagnosis and breakdown repairs
  • Keep up-to-date maintenance records of all daily activities using current MMS system
  • This role incorporates continental shift work

Essential Requirements 

  • Time served apprenticeship (4 years) in electrical, Mechatronic or electrical maintenance discipline. With 3 years post apprenticeship experience.
  • Knowledge of DC drives and controls
  • Must have practical Knowledge of automated control systems
  • Demonstrated ability to maintain a very high level of attention to detail and thoroughness in completing tasks, while following standardized procedures
  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment and perform duties within specified deadlines
  • Demonstrated ability to work on own initiative under minimal supervision as part of a small team
  • Strong analytical, oral/written communication, customer service and time management skills
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to co-operate and deal tactfully and diplomatically with a variety of people, both internal and external
  • Updating, maintaining records and generating reports.
  • Good safety awareness essential with willingness to receive training in legislation as required.


Desirable Requirements 

 Experience of working within the plastic manufacturing industry

  • Demonstrated ability to apply ‘tool room’ skills and tolerances
  • Computer literate with specific knowledge of Microsoft Office and Internet Explorer
  • Multi skilled in both electrical and mechanical systems.

Quality Manager, Hilcote, Derbyshire

Full Time

We are currently recruiting for a Quality Manager to provide leadership of the quality function throughout the Hilcote site, promoting operational excellence, leading people and delivering quality performance.

The Role:

The successful candidate will provide visible leadership throughout the Hilcote site and to quality professionals who are responsible for Quality performance. You will manage customer concerns using the 8D process and define and implement CAPA, along with providing support to our commercial teams and customers when required.

You will also be accountable for leading quality improvement activities (DMAIC) to achieve and sustain low DPMO defect rates, together with ensuring the product release meets or exceeds 98% of DTS to ensure OTIF delivery target is achieved.

Ensuring site wide compliance to ISO9001:2015 QMS and all national and international test standards and protocols, both planning and leading on all internal and external site quality audits.

In addition to this you will also be responsible for generating and maintaining Product Quality Plans in line with National and International requirements, and assisting the Head of Quality with future state planning.

You will also provide data on Quality performance for the monthly Operations meeting.


The Candidate:

Required Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

·Full working knowledge of ISO9001 2015 Quality management systems requirements and track record of implementing, sustaining and evolving required cultural behaviours

·Ability to lead quality professionals, acting as the site authority on quality matters (discipline leadership) in addition to proven line management skills

·Able to travel at times with short notice

·Working knowledge of laboratory management with specific reference to requirements for equipment specification, sourcing, maintenance & calibration

·Knowledge of industry quality measurements & standards

·Excellent communication skills/ PC software skills

Desirable Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

·Knowledge of plastic extrusion and moulding technologies

·Full working knowledge of standards pertaining to polymer based pipeline engineered products, primarily gas and water pressure systems, Telco & sewer non pressure

·Project management expertise to be deployed for major investigations relating to both quality incident management and development of the quality organisation

·Experienced Lead auditor

·6 Sigma trained (preferred)

·Excellent problem solver and coach


If you would you like to work for a professional, dynamic and fast growing organisation then please forward your CV together with a covering letter to jobs@radius-systems.com

ERP Support Analyst - Hilcote

Full Time

The main focus of the role is to maintain, support and develop the use of the Group ERP System.

Duties will mainly involve: 

  • Daily system checks (ERP).
  • Monitoring of System integrity and performance (ERP & Associated Systems).
  • 1st line ERP support – face-to-face, via the telephone or using the helpdesk software.      
  • Analyse and troubleshoot ERP system issues/Process reported by end users. 
  • Delivery of BI, SQL and/or Crystal Reports. 
  • ERP Administration.
  • Training and coaching ERP Users.
  • Work with the ERP Manager in the development of ERP documentation, processes and procedures.


Required Knowledge/ Skills Abilities:

  • IT literate with a minimum of 3 years’ experience in ERP Support, with proven trouble shooting and documentation skills.  
  • A team player, good written and communication abilities.
  • Good customer service and interpersonal skills.
  • Must be a Logical problem solver with good analytic and organisation skills.
  • Must be confident, reliable and a self-starter.
  • Ability to organise own time and prioritise workload to meet deadlines and maximise effectiveness. 
  • Strong communication skills with the need to communicate clearly (verbally and written) with all levels of the organisation both internally and externally.
  • Proactive attitude in both responding to problems and pre empting future issues. 
  • SQL – Data interrogation, queries, creation/maintenance of views.
  • Crystal Reports/QlikView.
  • A proactive attitude with the ability to co-ordinate and prioritise activities with minimal supervision.
  • Working knowledge of Open Database Connectivity (ODBC).
  • Flexibility to travel to other business units within the EU.

 

Desirable Knowledge/ Skills/ Abilities:

  • Experience from Manufacturing or Distribution industry.
  • SQL Admin – SQL Server Administration – Highly desirable.
  • Working Knowledge of Syspro highly desirable, although other known ERP systems will be considered.


To apply for this position, please send your CV and covering note to jobs@radius-systems.com

Sales Co-ordinator – German Speaking

Full Time

Operating as part of a small flexible team within the fast moving CTS Business the post holder will provide high-level customer relations support to internal and external contacts. The role is to provide support and management to the sales function primarily within our growing GACH markets. With experience the role will increasingly become involved in sales activities. In this position, the individual will coordinate across company functions ensuring stakeholders are kept informed on progress and are satisfied with the International Radius customer care experience.

Summary :

  • Co-ordinate across company functions, ensuring customer satisfaction is optimised. Making certain all parties involved are kept informed and up to date of any changes in a timely manner.
  • Provide administrative and sales support for the field Sales Managers, in particular the GACH Sales manager, including quotations and information around profit margins.
  • Prompt response to emails and sales calls, with a pro-active approach.
  • Managing orders including liaison with production / supply chain to ensure excellent customer service levels.
  • Customer support, including liaison with engineering in response to resolution of technical issues.
  • Preparation of detailed quotations.
  • Follow up, and tracking of, leads and quotations to secure the closure of deals.
  • Maintain customer records ensuring pricelists are accurate and customer visits recorded.
  • Compile/analyse sales data, and produce weekly and monthly meeting reports.
  • Assist with research and lead generation on new business opportunities within the GACH region.
  • Work with Marketing to organise and despatch Marketing Material for both prospective and existing customers, shows and special events.

 

Required Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:
  • Fluency in German both oral and written
  • Strong background in sales administration and order management coupled with an ability to undertake meaningful telephone sales business conversations with customers who are likely to be buyers, engineers, contractors.
  • A naturally good account manager, with an aptitude for customer service, and sales administration, combined with strong telephone skills to develop good relationships with key customers and the sales team.
  • You are likely to be educated to a minimum A-level standard (or 3 years experience in a similar role) and have a track record of working as a Sales Co-ordinator where you have demonstrated a range of skills across the sales and customer service mix.
  • An interest in working in a role with technical products would be very useful in this position.
  • Strong personality – confident and outgoing.
  • Excellent IT and keyboard skills with a sound working knowledge of all MS Office applications.
  • Ability to plan ahead and anticipate requirements, communicating effectively at each stage.
  • Strong team player, with a highly cooperative approach, committed to supporting the team where necessary.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills are essential with the flexibility to deal with individuals at all levels
  • An ability to problem solve when challenges or concerns arise.
  • Ability to work on own initiative and prioritise a wide variety of tasks
  • A flexible attitude towards working hours is essential, as is a full clean driving licence.
  • Although the role is office based, there will be the opportunity for international travel e.g. exhibitions and customer support
 
Desirable Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:
  • Ability to converse in other languages (French, Spanish or Russian)
  • CRM functionality
  • Knowledge of the Industry and/or Radius Systems products and services
  • Knowledge and experience of export procedures ideally within the utilities industry


Contact Name: Paul Crilly

Mechatronic Engineer, Lurgan

Full Time

The Role: Reporting to the Maintenance Supervisor/Manager, the successful candidate will be responsible for overseeing and developing various planned maintenance tasks, while leading Mechatronic improvement projects and drive reliability through various technics including Root Cause Analyses on pipe extrusion and ancillary machinery, and will work as part of the Radius Maintenance Team in a varied and fast paced environment. The Candidate: The successful candidate will have excellent Automation and electrical skills, great problem-solving skills and organizational ability, a high level of attention to detail, an ability to multitask, be highly resourceful and have good people skills. They will be self-motivated and thrive working on their own initiative, as well as being comfortable following standard procedures and practices.

  • 42 Hour working week (4 x 10.5 hour shifts)
  • One month Monday - Thursday, next month Tuesday to Friday.


Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

  • Liaise with maintenance manager/supervisor to determine day to day planned maintenance, project and production priorities.
  • Lead and drive automation/improvement projects on site, with new and old equipment
  • Maintain and evolve workmate schedules for work and PPM’s within target times and without rework following all published procedures and policies
  • Using RCA to combat common faults and improve reliability and reduce downtime
  • Install new machinery and equipment accurately and efficiently, within required timescales and overseeing contractors
  • Required to document and disseminate knowledge and experience to other Service personnel
  • Ensures tool kit meets ‘minimum requirements’ and personal and Company supplied tooling is maintained to the appropriate standards
  • Comply with Company and Government legislation regarding Health & Safety
  • Maintain a clean and tidy work area
  • Writing and amending the PPM sheets to be up-to-date, functional and workable
  • Keep up-to-date maintenance records of all daily activities using current MMS system
  • This role incorporates night shift cover for absence/holidays
  • Project management and liaising with contractors to meet targets
  • Be able to adapt to a fluid fast moving environment where new duties may change and have to be adapted to suit business needs
  • Deputise for supervisor when off site

This job description is intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by the person assigned to this role. It is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all job responsibilities, duties and skills required for this position.

The Successful Candidate 

The successful candidate will have excellent Automation and electrical skills, great problem-solving skills and organizational ability, a high level of attention to detail, an ability to multitask, be highly resourceful and have good people skills. They will be self-motivated and thrive working on their own initiative, as well as being comfortable following standard procedures and practices.

Essential Requirements 

  • Time served apprenticeship (4 years) in electrical, Mechatronic or electrical maintenance discipline. With 5 years post apprenticeship experience.
  • Knowledge of DC drives and controls
  • Have practical Knowledge of automated control systems
  • Demonstrated ability to maintain a very high level of attention to detail and thoroughness in completing tasks, while following standardized procedures
  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment and perform duties within specified deadlines
  • Demonstrated ability to work on own initiative under minimal supervision as part of a small team
  • Strong analytical, oral/written communication, customer service and time management skills
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to co-operate and deal tactfully and diplomatically with a variety of people, both internal and external
  • Updating, maintaining records and generating reports.
  • Good safety awareness essential with willingness to receive training in legislation as required.
  • Computer literate with specific knowledge of Microsoft Office and Internet Explorer
  • Be competent in taking the lead in all tasks


Desirable Requirements 

  •  Experience of working within the plastic manufacturing industry
  • Demonstrated ability to write and understand basic automation programs
  • Multi skilled in both electrical, mechatronic and mechanical systems.

 

 

 

Contact Name: Paul Crilly

Quality Technician, Lurgan

Full Time

An opportunity has arisen for a motivated, focused, high achieving individual within our dedicated quality function. A key role, founded on the testing and release of components and products, working positively with on-site groups to resolve quality issues, ensuring 100% customer satisfaction.

Duties include

  • Inspection of Raw Materials – Polyethylene resins (Melt Flow Rate, Oxygen Induction, Density)

  • Batch Release Testing of Product (Impact, Crush, Tensile, Friction, Pressure Testing)

  • Dimensional Inspection using Pi Tapes, Verniers, Micrometers, Depth Gauges

  • Visual Inspection using Microscopes.

  • Non Conforming Materials control including disposition of product which is quarantined or on hold.

  • Additional Product Type Approval Testing

  • Calibration of Measuring Equipment

  • Technical awareness and development of Product

  • Occasional customer interfaces

  • Use of Syspro Planning System, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word

  • Recording of Product Conformity Data onto spreadsheets and Databases

  • Control, compliance and management of resin deliveries

The successful candidate must be:-

  • Capable and/or willing to use cutting tools such as jigsaws, bandsaws, drills, stamping tools for sample preparation

  • Ideally experienced in use of measuring equipment ie., use of Pi Tapes, Verniers, Micrometers, Depth Gauges, however training will be given.

  • Possess an analytical , cautious and interrogating in approach

  • Able to show decisiveness in making judgements based on facts re. product release. Know how to assess the risk of product non conformity to its application, the scope of risk to product stock and to customer, and to understand all cost impacts.

  • Able to demonstrate a high level of attentiveness to detail, thoroughness, conscientiousness and personal integrity.

  • Computer literate – good working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel and Microsoft Access

  • Adaptable and flexible in responding to urgent production requirements and in dealing with system changes.

  • Capable of reading technical documents such as quality standards, customer specification and drawings and quality plans and understand measurement tolerances and acceptance standards

  • Alert and technically minded in understanding the implications of incidents of non conforming product to other departments or to stock

  • Organised and able to prioritise workload.

  • Good verbal and written communication skills. Good numeracy skills.

  • Customer focused and strong customer awareness

  • Educated to A Level standard, or equivalent, or have 3 years experience in a similar role within a manufacturing industry

  • Ideally the candidate would also have worked in a team environment

  • Be flexible and willing to cover leave for other shift personnel

Desirable Criteria

  • Possess a science or engineering degree or have 5 years experience in a similar role within a manufacturing industry

  • Willingness to be “hands on” and knowledge of the extrusion process would be an advantage.

Contact Name: Paul Crilly

Supplier Quality Engineer - Hilcote, Derbyshire

Full Time

We have an exciting new and unique opportunity for an experienced SQE to take the lead on supplier issues throughout the Hilcote Site.

The Role:

You will provide support to our commercial teams and customers in relation to New Supplier Auditing, Supplier Development; e.g. supplier R@R.

Delivering visible leadership to Quality & Production based on effective supplier root cause analysis and robust corrective actions.

In addition to this, you will be expected to:

• Visit suppliers to follow up corrective actions

• Manage and critique the Supplier 8D process

• Drive Quality improvement initiatives though the supply chain including cost down ideas.

• Support suppliers with root cause analysis and identifying robust countermeasures for a “Zero Repeat” culture

• Support Scrap reduction initiatives on supplier’s sites to improve OTIF

• Set up and manage Supplier KPI metrics including annual Supplier Auditing recommendations

• Support the Radius 8D process into product failures and define & implement CAPA


The Candidate:

Required Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

• Experienced Supplier Quality Engineer from Automotive/ Aerospace back ground

• Hands on approach in projects and mass production

• Excellent problem solver and preventer

• Coaching and leadership skills

• Effective communicator that inspires others

• Can do attitude and KPI driven

• Ability to carry out management presentations

• A standardised approach to solving technical Quality issues

• MSA/DFMEA/PFMEA/Control plan etc.

• Able to travel and support site meetings with Suppliers UK & Abroad

Desirable Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

• Knowledge of plastic extrusion and moulding technologies

• Experienced Auditor ISO 9001-2015

• 6 Sigma trained (preferred)

• Excellent communication skills/ PC software skills

• Knowledge of industry quality measurements & standards.


What will I get in return?

 

As part of the Radius Group, we offer a competitive starting salary and extensive benefits package.

In addition, you will be supported and mentored building your experience and moulding your career.

Pension - We offer a competitive pension through Legal & General, Radius will match your contribution up to a maximum of 5%. In addition, all employees receive Life Assurance cover.

Benefits - We offer a wide range of employee benefits including a Childcare Vouchers, Paid Sick Leave, Group Income Protection, discounted breakdown insurance and retail vouchers to name a few...


Would you like to work for a professional, dynamic and fast growing organisation? If so please forward your CV together with a covering letter to jobs@radius-systems.com