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Manufacturing Support Engineer

Job Type:
M17, Eccles, City and Borough of Salford
Salary Description:
£22000 - £28000/ Plus benefits
18 Sep 2018
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Our client is an award-winning manufacturer and major employer in the local area.

They are looking to recruit a Manufacturing Support Engineer for their site in Trafford Park.

The successful candidate will join the Technical department working as part of the Research and Development team reporting to the Materials Team Leader and will be responsible for leading process and materials related production support projects.

-Development and improvement of existing products and processes.
-Evaluation of alternative raw materials and technologies to continuously improve product performance and sustainability.
-Working alongside the Production Managers in troubleshooting and upscaling processes.
-Carrying out and overseeing the fabrication, measurement, and analysis of materials and products.
-Innovation of new material manufacturing technologies.
-Preparing technical reports and presentations.

-A minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in a relevant engineering discipline.
-Experience working in an industrial environment, ideally in manufacturing.
-Strong communication, computer literacy, report writing, presentation, and interpersonal skills and the ability to work independently and as part of a team.
-Previous experience working with polymers, composites, refractory or ceramic materials would be advantageous.
A full UK driving license held for more than one year.

-Practical and pragmatic approach with a determined and resilient attitude.
-Proven ability to produce and follow plans.
-Good organisational skills and the ability to understand detailed information.
-Outstanding problem-solving skills.
-Strong communication skills.
-Excellent report writing and presentation skills.
-A proven ability to adapt to change regularly in order to overcome a wide range of issues.

-Competitive salary
-Generous holiday entitlement (33 days incl. bank holidays)
-Free Parking
-Subsidised Canteen

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Giving 110% to every task we undertake and being PASSIONATE


Admitting when we have been WRONG and doing our utmost to put it RIGHT

When you TALK we stop and LISTEN

TRAINING & DEVELOPMENT - Knowledge is endless

Always ACCESSIBLE - Day or Night, if you need us we will be there

SELF MANAGEMENT - We operate a flat line structure where everyone has a role to play from the Administrator to the MD

HONESTY and INTEGRITY at ALL times - Even when you may not want to hear what we say

PEOPLE are ASSETS not NUMBERS - Every person has a skill, we do our best to understand these skills and match them to the best environment

What Candidates Say

I'd also like to take the chance to thank you for all your help during my time with Ambitek. I have always been paid on time and any worries I had were sorted out incredibly quickly either by yourself or your colleagues. Thank you for making my time as a contractor as painless as possible. I would certainly have no qualms about being employed by your agency again sometime in the future. Although obviously not any time soon!!!!

I contacted Ambitek last year about employment. They quickly responded and helped me get a job! I now have a full time job thanks to Ambitek and their staff. They have always paid me on time and have always been there to help me if I needed any advice! Now me and my family are doing great all thanks to Ambitek.

"Hi, hope your all set for Xmas just wanted to say thanks to you and all the staff at Ambitek. You have all been ace this year sorting out my wages and holiday pay and the rest, it's been a real pleasure working for you this year and can't thank you enough for getting me the job in the first place it really pulled me out of it when I was down and to say I appreciate it is an understatement

Hi, thank you for having me work for Ambitek, it’s been a pleasure

Hi, just wanted to say thank you for all your help placing me, as today I signed a permanent contract. The agency have been fantastic and in the future I wouldn't hesitate in contacting you if I need a job or recommending you to others. Once again, thank you and I would like to wish you all the best for the future. (One happy customer!)

Hi, don't know if they informed you but I got a full time contract this week, thanks to you and your team for everything mate I'd be nowhere without Ambitek.

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