Permanent

VMU Technician

Job Introduction

We are delighted to announce that we have 2  new roles available with a leading distribution client based in Amesbury, Wiltshire.

With 115 HGV trailers currently onsite we are now recruiting for two experienced Vehicle Maintenance Technicians to be based at our onsite maintenance workshop.

Looking to the future, we have plans to build a large Vehicle Maintenance Workshop to support a growing fleet as our client opens more stores in the South.

Job Overview

Vehicle Maintenance Technicians:-

  • Carry out preventative vehicle maintenance and servicing
  •  MOT preparation and repairs to a high standard
  • Inspect vehicle engine and mechanical/electrical components to diagnose issues accurately
  • Using computer-based diagnostic equipment
  • Repair or replace broken or defective parts and resolve defects
  • Road test vehicles to check repairs
  • Maintain VMU equipment and working areas to a good, clean condition
  • Use hand tools and general garage equipment
  • Tail Lift maintenance and vehicle body work repairs, fabrication and basic welding processes
  • Complete administrative tasks and reports as requested

Minimum Criteria To Apply
Essential

  • Min 3 years’ proven experience as a Vehicle Technician with trailer maintenance experience
  • Level 2 City & Guilds or BTECH National in HGV Motor Vehicle Engineering or equivalent UK recognised qualification
  • UK Driving licence (HGV category an advantage)
  • Experience in fault diagnostic equipment, e.g. Tech tool, STAR and JAL and including trailer systems
  • A desire for delivering the highest possible standards of work with respect to quality and compliance
  • Must own standard tools – more specific tools will be provided
    Desirable
  • IRTEC inspection licence along with any tail lift inspection certification
  • Main dealership experience
  • Tail lift experience

Package

  • £33,866 per annum
  • 4 on 4 off shift pattern, working an average 39 hours per week, from 6am – 6pm and 7am – 7pm
  • 5.6 weeks paid holiday rising to 6.6 weeks upon 5 years’ service
  • Contributable Company pension scheme
  • Subsidised canteen
  • 10% in store discount

For further information please contact Debbie on 02895219313 or email cv via link below.

BSNI is acting as a recruitment agency.

Engineering Graduate

Bluestones staffing is a specialised Manufacturing agency based in Northern Ireland, working with various manufacturing throughout NI.  Due to continued growth and success one of our clients is recruiting Test Technicians.

Working within a Manufacturing environment, whether you are an experienced test technician or a recent Engineering Graduate Blue stones would like to hear from you.

Position:  Test Technician

Location:  Belfast

Salary:  £10.78 phr

Duration:  3 x temporary roles, Permanent for the right candidate

In this role you will be responsible for the assembly and test technician of scientific digital cameras, optical measuring systems, components and accessories.  You will work with the production team in build and completion of products, participating as part of an effective and efficient operations group in the achievement of the agreed quality, time-scale and cost objectives.

Main Function of the job:

  • Assemble and test high spec instruments, optical measuring devices and components.
  • Use of both manual and automated test equipment and instruments
  • Adherence to Engineering build and test instructions
  • Check the products meet all relevant standards
  • Completion of assembly and test records
  • Manage several instruments at one time
  • Basic use of microscopes
  • Working area may include clean room/ laboratory and / or shop floor environment
  • Assist in the building of prototypes, (NPI) were applicable
  • Working with colleagues/team leaders towards productivity targets
  • Housekeeping and Health and Safety
  • Utilise best processes, techniques and continuous improvement methods as introduced.

Training and Education 

  • HNC or equivalent in a relevant (engineering).
  • Or experienced Test Technician

For further information contact Debbie on 02895219313 or email your cv via link below:

BSNI is acting as a recruitment agency

Continuous Improvement Manager

Bluestones Specialised Manufacturing division is  working with a leading distribution client in Lisburn, due to continued success they have a requirement for a Continuous improvement manager.

About the Role:

To drive  significant improvements throughout the manufacturing function.  Will utilise lean manufacturing tools to improve quality, help launch new products, optimise use of floor space, optimise output from the capital equipment, optimise labour efficiency and improve customer satisfaction.

About the candidate:

  • Identify projects which will drive major improvements within manufacturing
  • Form and lead cross functional teams
  • Lead and manage implementation of improvements within manufacturing
  • Identify operational constraints and appropriate action plans to address them
  • Introduce new process and capital equipment which will improve quality and productivity
  • Provide analysis to support project implementation
  • Lead the introduction of new products into production in alignment with APQP frameworks
  • Develop optimised layouts for production cells
  • Balance work through each stage of manufacturing
  • Implement production flows which optimise flow of product through the manufacturing stages, utilisation of equipment and utilisation of labour
  • Define optimum batch sizes
  • Drive a culture of continuous improvement
  • Assist with the introduction of SMED activities
  • Assist with the introduction of practical problem solving methodologies such as A3, 8D or 6 Sigma
  • Measure and quantify improvements as they are introduced

 

Key deliverable will be:

  • Reduction of inventory
  • Optimised use of floor space through reduction  in size of manufacturing cells
  • Improvement of OEE performance for key pieces of equipment
  • Reduction in movement of parts through each stage of manufacturing
  • Improved labour efficiencies
  • Improved production scheduling process
  • Daily tacking of production concerns at launch of new projects to identify and eliminate constraints

About the Person 

  • Be able to quickly understand new methods process
  • Be able to capture data to support improvements
  • Have excellent analytical skills to understand complex problems
  • Possess good presentation skills
  • Be an effective communicator at all levels of the company
  • Have excellent management and organisation skills
  • Be able to manage complex projects
  • Be able to prioritise activities
  • Be able to work to deadlines

Education and Training 

  • Significant 5+ yrs, experience gained in Manufacturing Engineering or Continuous Improvement
  • Experience of working in high volume manufacturing environment
  • Degree in Engineering or Polymer related subject
  • Formal training in problem solving techniques such as A3, 8D or 6 Sigma
  • Formal training in Project Management
  • Formal training in lean Manufacturing

For further information please contact Debbie  on 02895219313 or email your cv via the link below.

BSNI is acting as a recruitment agency.

Quality and Environmental Manager

Bluestones Specialised Manufacturing division is  working with a leading distribution client in Lisburn, due to continued success they have a requirement for a Quality and Environmental Manager.

About the Role:

This is a multi faceted role which requires the Quality and Environmental Manger to maintain certification to IATF/TS 16949, ISO 9001 and ISO 14000.

Scope of job:

  • Managing, developing and improving all aspects of Quality and Environmental management within the organisation.
  • Managing maintaining and reviewing the Quality and Environmental management systems to ensure continued accreditation to IATF/TS 16949, ISO 9001 and ISO 1400.
  • Implementation of new Quality Management systems inline with the company goals and objectives.
  • Monitoring and measuring all Quality and Environmental KPI’s
  • Liaison with customers and suppliers to resolve any issues or complaints ensuring timely and effective corrective actions are agreed, implemented and monitored.
  • Liaison with customers and suppliers to resolve any issues or complaints ensuring timely and effective corrective actions are agreed, implemented and monitored.
  • Collation and analysis of data, maintaining all pertinent records and compiling of reports and recommendations for senior management.
  • Managing the quality department
  • Preparing and managing the quality and environmental annual budgets
  • Managing and developing the continuous improvement philosophy within the team and throughout the company.
  •  Chair the environmental committee
  • Team building within the quality team
  • Promoting health and safety awareness within the quality team
  • General management of all aspects of quality team as required
  • Planning and liasing with other managers and section leaders, to endure timely resolution of relevant issues to the mutual benefit of the teams, customers and the business.
  • Defining, agreeing and controlling quality and environmental procedures and controlling and agreeing those required from suppliers in current and future programmes
  • Managing all quality and environmental aspects of NPI’s including: process buy-offs and liaising with customers on new projects
  • Carry out any other duties as required to fulfil the needs of the role.

BSNI is acting as a recruitment agency.

Mechanic

Job Introduction

We are delighted to announce that we have 2  new roles available with a leading distribution client based in Amesbury, Wiltshire.

With 115 HGV trailers currently onsite we are now recruiting for two experienced Vehicle Maintenance Technicians to be based at our onsite maintenance workshop.

Looking to the future, we have plans to build a large Vehicle Maintenance Workshop to support a growing fleet as our client opens more stores in the South.

Job Overview

Vehicle Maintenance Technicians:-

  • Carry out preventative vehicle maintenance and servicing
  •  MOT preparation and repairs to a high standard
  • Inspect vehicle engine and mechanical/electrical components to diagnose issues accurately
  • Using computer-based diagnostic equipment
  • Repair or replace broken or defective parts and resolve defects
  • Road test vehicles to check repairs
  • Maintain VMU equipment and working areas to a good, clean condition
  • Use hand tools and general garage equipment
  • Tail Lift maintenance and vehicle body work repairs, fabrication and basic welding processes
  • Complete administrative tasks and reports as requested

Minimum Criteria To Apply
Essential

  • Min 3 years’ proven experience as a Vehicle Technician with trailer maintenance experience
  • Level 2 City & Guilds or BTECH National in HGV Motor Vehicle Engineering or equivalent UK recognised qualification
  • UK Driving licence (HGV category an advantage)
  • Experience in fault diagnostic equipment, e.g. Tech tool, STAR and JAL and including trailer systems
  • A desire for delivering the highest possible standards of work with respect to quality and compliance
  • Must own standard tools – more specific tools will be provided
    Desirable
  • IRTEC inspection licence along with any tail lift inspection certification
  • Main dealership experience
  • Tail lift experience

Package

  • £33,866 per annum
  • 4 on 4 off shift pattern, working an average 39 hours per week, from 6am – 6pm and 7am – 7pm
  • 5.6 weeks paid holiday rising to 6.6 weeks upon 5 years’ service
  • Contributable Company pension scheme
  • Subsidised canteen
  • 10% in store discount

For further information please contact Debbie on 02895219313 or email cv via link below.

BSNI is acting as a recruitment agency.

Continuous Improvement Manager

Bluestones Specialised Manufacturing division is  working with a leading distribution client in Lisburn, due to continued success they have a requirement for a Continuous improvement manager.

About the Role:

To drive  significant improvements throughout the manufacturing function.  Will utilise lean manufacturing tools to improve quality, help launch new products, optimise use of floor space, optimise output from the capital equipment, optimise labour efficiency and improve customer satisfaction.

About the candidate:

  • Identify projects which will drive major improvements within manufacturing
  • Form and lead cross functional teams
  • Lead and manage implementation of improvements within manufacturing
  • Identify operational constraints and appropriate action plans to address them
  • Introduce new process and capital equipment which will improve quality and productivity
  • Provide analysis to support project implementation
  • Lead the introduction of new products into production in alignment with APQP frameworks
  • Develop optimised layouts for production cells
  • Balance work through each stage of manufacturing
  • Implement production flows which optimise flow of product through the manufacturing stages, utilisation of equipment and utilisation of labour
  • Define optimum batch sizes
  • Drive a culture of continuous improvement
  • Assist with the introduction of SMED activities
  • Assist with the introduction of practical problem solving methodologies such as A3, 8D or 6 Sigma
  • Measure and quantify improvements as they are introduced

 

Key deliverable will be:

  • Reduction of inventory
  • Optimised use of floor space through reduction  in size of manufacturing cells
  • Improvement of OEE performance for key pieces of equipment
  • Reduction in movement of parts through each stage of manufacturing
  • Improved labour efficiencies
  • Improved production scheduling process
  • Daily tacking of production concerns at launch of new projects to identify and eliminate constraints

About the Person 

  • Be able to quickly understand new methods process
  • Be able to capture data to support improvements
  • Have excellent analytical skills to understand complex problems
  • Possess good presentation skills
  • Be an effective communicator at all levels of the company
  • Have excellent management and organisation skills
  • Be able to manage complex projects
  • Be able to prioritise activities
  • Be able to work to deadlines

Education and Training 

  • Significant 5+ yrs, experience gained in Manufacturing Engineering or Continuous Improvement
  • Experience of working in high volume manufacturing environment
  • Degree in Engineering or Polymer related subject
  • Formal training in problem solving techniques such as A3, 8D or 6 Sigma
  • Formal training in Project Management
  • Formal training in lean Manufacturing

For further information please contact Debbie  on 02895219313 or email your cv via the link below.

BSNI is acting as a recruitment agency.

Quality and Environmental Manager

Bluestones Specialised Manufacturing division is  working with a leading distribution client in Lisburn, due to continued success they have a requirement for a Quality and Environmental Manager.

About the Role:

This is a multi faceted role which requires the Quality and Environmental Manger to maintain certification to IATF/TS 16949, ISO 9001 and ISO 14000.

Scope of job:

  • Managing, developing and improving all aspects of Quality and Environmental management within the organisation.
  • Managing maintaining and reviewing the Quality and Environmental management systems to ensure continued accreditation to IATF/TS 16949, ISO 9001 and ISO 1400.
  • Implementation of new Quality Management systems inline with the company goals and objectives.
  • Monitoring and measuring all Quality and Environmental KPI’s
  • Liaison with customers and suppliers to resolve any issues or complaints ensuring timely and effective corrective actions are agreed, implemented and monitored.
  • Liaison with customers and suppliers to resolve any issues or complaints ensuring timely and effective corrective actions are agreed, implemented and monitored.
  • Collation and analysis of data, maintaining all pertinent records and compiling of reports and recommendations for senior management.
  • Managing the quality department
  • Preparing and managing the quality and environmental annual budgets
  • Managing and developing the continuous improvement philosophy within the team and throughout the company.
  •  Chair the environmental committee
  • Team building within the quality team
  • Promoting health and safety awareness within the quality team
  • General management of all aspects of quality team as required
  • Planning and liasing with other managers and section leaders, to endure timely resolution of relevant issues to the mutual benefit of the teams, customers and the business.
  • Defining, agreeing and controlling quality and environmental procedures and controlling and agreeing those required from suppliers in current and future programmes
  • Managing all quality and environmental aspects of NPI’s including: process buy-offs and liaising with customers on new projects
  • Carry out any other duties as required to fulfil the needs of the role.

BSNI is acting as a recruitment agency.

Engineering Graduate

Bluestones staffing is a specialised Manufacturing agency based in Northern Ireland, working with various manufacturing throughout NI.  Due to continued growth and success one of our clients is recruiting Test Technicians.

Working within a Manufacturing environment, whether you are an experienced test technician or a recent Engineering Graduate Blue stones would like to hear from you.

Position:  Test Technician

Location:  Belfast

Salary:  £10.78 phr

Duration:  3 x temporary roles, Permanent for the right candidate

In this role you will be responsible for the assembly and test technician of scientific digital cameras, optical measuring systems, components and accessories.  You will work with the production team in build and completion of products, participating as part of an effective and efficient operations group in the achievement of the agreed quality, time-scale and cost objectives.

Main Function of the job:

  • Assemble and test high spec instruments, optical measuring devices and components.
  • Use of both manual and automated test equipment and instruments
  • Adherence to Engineering build and test instructions
  • Check the products meet all relevant standards
  • Completion of assembly and test records
  • Manage several instruments at one time
  • Basic use of microscopes
  • Working area may include clean room/ laboratory and / or shop floor environment
  • Assist in the building of prototypes, (NPI) were applicable
  • Working with colleagues/team leaders towards productivity targets
  • Housekeeping and Health and Safety
  • Utilise best processes, techniques and continuous improvement methods as introduced.

Training and Education 

  • HNC or equivalent in a relevant (engineering).
  • Or experienced Test Technician

For further information contact Debbie on 02895219313 or email your cv via link below:

BSNI is acting as a recruitment agency

Engineering Graduate

Bluestones staffing is a specialised Manufacturing agency based in Northern Ireland, working with various manufacturing throughout NI.  Due to continued growth and success one of our clients is recruiting Test Technicians.

Working within a Manufacturing environment, whether you are an experienced test technician or a recent Engineering Graduate Blue stones would like to hear from you.

Position:  Test Technician

Location:  Belfast

Salary:  £10.78 phr

Duration:  Permanent for the right candidate

In this role you will be responsible for the assembly and test technician of scientific digital cameras, optical measuring systems, components and accessories.  You will work with the production team in build and completion of products, participating as part of an effective and efficient operations group in the achievement of the agreed quality, time-scale and cost objectives.

Main Function of the job:

  • Assemble and test high spec instruments, optical measuring devices and components.
  • Use of both manual and automated test equipment and instruments
  • Adherence to Engineering build and test instructions
  • Check the products meet all relevant standards
  • Completion of assembly and test records
  • Manage several instruments at one time
  • Basic use of microscopes
  • Working area may include clean room/ laboratory and / or shop floor environment
  • Assist in the building of prototypes, (NPI) were applicable
  • Working with colleagues/team leaders towards productivity targets
  • Housekeeping and Health and Safety
  • Utilise best processes, techniques and continuous improvement methods as introduced.

Training and Education 

  • HNC or equivalent in a relevant (engineering).
  • Or experienced Test Technician

For further information contact Debbie on 02895219313 or email your cv via link below:

BSNI is acting as a recruitment agency

VMU Technician

Job Introduction

We are delighted to announce that we have 2  new roles available with a leading distribution client based in Amesbury, Wiltshire.

With 115 HGV trailers currently onsite we are now recruiting for two experienced Vehicle Maintenance Technicians to be based at our onsite maintenance workshop.

Looking to the future, we have plans to build a large Vehicle Maintenance Workshop to support a growing fleet as our client opens more stores in the South.

Job Overview

Vehicle Maintenance Technicians:-

  • Carry out preventative vehicle maintenance and servicing
  •  MOT preparation and repairs to a high standard
  • Inspect vehicle engine and mechanical/electrical components to diagnose issues accurately
  • Using computer-based diagnostic equipment
  • Repair or replace broken or defective parts and resolve defects
  • Road test vehicles to check repairs
  • Maintain VMU equipment and working areas to a good, clean condition
  • Use hand tools and general garage equipment
  • Tail Lift maintenance and vehicle body work repairs, fabrication and basic welding processes
  • Complete administrative tasks and reports as requested

Minimum Criteria To Apply
Essential

  • Min 3 years’ proven experience as a Vehicle Technician with trailer maintenance experience
  • Level 2 City & Guilds or BTECH National in HGV Motor Vehicle Engineering or equivalent UK recognised qualification
  • UK Driving licence (HGV category an advantage)
  • Experience in fault diagnostic equipment, e.g. Tech tool, STAR and JAL and including trailer systems
  • A desire for delivering the highest possible standards of work with respect to quality and compliance
  • Must own standard tools – more specific tools will be provided
    Desirable
  • IRTEC inspection licence along with any tail lift inspection certification
  • Main dealership experience
  • Tail lift experience

Package

  • £33,866 per annum
  • 4 on 4 off shift pattern, working an average 39 hours per week, from 6am – 6pm and 7am – 7pm
  • 5.6 weeks paid holiday rising to 6.6 weeks upon 5 years’ service
  • Contributable Company pension scheme
  • Subsidised canteen
  • 10% in store discount

For further information please contact Debbie on 02895219313 or email cv via link below.

BSNI is acting as a recruitment agency.