Calibration Engineer

Recruiter
Anonymous
Location
Nuneaton
Salary
20000.00 - 24000.00 GBP Annual + GBP20000 - GBP24000/annum
Posted
07 Sep 2017
Closes
05 Oct 2017
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
TM Resourcing (Technical & Engineering) are recruiting on behalf of a rapidly growing organisation based in Nuneaton.

Our client in an award winning sub-contract engineering organisation mainly operating within Aerospace & Industrial.

Due to continued growth, they are now ready to drastically increase their staffing levels permanently. We are on the lookout for an experienced Calibration Engineer.

Key Responsibilities:

* Work to company standards in relation to Calibration.
* Undertake inspection operations as requested by your Line Manager in accordance with customer / company requirements
* Take responsibility for the care and management of all company gauges. Ensuring all
* Calibrations, routine maintenance, servicing is conducted in line with the defined periodicity in the calibration procedure.
* Keep updated and maintain the company's gauge calibration software in relation to records of calibration.
* Ensure all calibrations are traceable to national standards, that equipment calibrated externally is performed by UKAS 17025 calibrated labs where possible, or alternatively the equipment manufacturer.
* Manage the effective recall of calibrated items, to ensure calibration is maintained.
* Where deviations are found during calibration, outside of the normal errors, inform your Line Manager.
* To advise all areas of the company on the correct choice of gauge, appropriate for the job.
* Liaise directly with cell operatives regarding inspection and calibration issues, offering advice or assistance where appropriate.
* Liaise with the Company's Responsible Level 3, on calibrated equipment used for NDT.
* Work in a conscientious and diligent manner, ensuring that the quality of the product is paramount at all times.
* Maintain the highest standards of housekeeping at your work station at all times, assisting in the implementation and sustainment of 5S and other LEAN principles as required.
* Where possible, in terms of skills and availability, offer flexibility in engaging with other departments / equipment if requested.
* Report all relevant operational non-conformances via the reject note system ensuring that your Supervisor countersigns in accordance with company policy.
* Deliver technical training to production operators in order to develop their skills and capabilities to increase team working and flexibility.
* Support New Product Introduction (NPI)
* Look to implementation continuous improvement and Lean management techniques
* Manage your time and work on your own initiative to ensure all work is carried out as agreed

Essential Skills & Competencies

* Have the ability to understand Engineering Drawings and Tolerances.
* Diplomatic, tactful and confident.
* Resolving problems in an efficient manner
* Proactive and participative as part of the team
* Detail conscious and conscientious
* Open minded and able to adapt to changing environment and circumstances
* Customer focused and constantly striving for better ways of delivering for the company.
* Ability to observe, listen and question.
* Acts with a sense of urgency
* Demonstrate a commitment to goals, a "can do" approach to problems and persistence in the face of adversity
* Strong desire to challenge the status quo and look for better/more efficient ways of completing tasks.
* Liaise with production on planning of the manufacturing of the product
* Understanding engineering, technical information
* Communicating and presenting data effectively
* Applying health and safety practices as per the company standards.

Education & Qualifications

Essential:

* Calibration and Metrology
* Previous Inspection experience

Desirable:

* M/S computer packages

Hours of work: (Day shift)

* Monday to Thursday - 7AM - 4:45PM (37 hours per week)

Salary:

* Up to GBP12.40 per hour (Up to GBP24K per annum) - Dependant on experience

Benefits:

* Pension
* 5 weeks holiday plus bank holidays per annum can be taken in 15 minute slots. Example: you can take 45 mins holiday if you want to leave early rather than half a day.
* Profit-share bonus - subject to t&cs
* Medical leave for self and dependants (to attend appointments subject to receipt of an appointment card) 16 hours per annum.
* Westfield health plan (following successful probation period)
* Company sick pay scheme (following successful probation period)