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Production Engineering Team Leader

  • South West, Wimborne Minster, UK
  • £35000 - £38000 per annum, Benefits: pension, flexible working ethic
  • Permanent
  • AF-56277

Production Engineering Team Leader

We are currently partnering with an innovative company that provide safety critical solutions to help nuclear, space and aerospace as well as industrial companies. Providing exceptional expertise is vital when working with clients whose processes operate in extreme environments.  Our client is looking for an individual who can operate in the capacity of Production Engineering Team Leader.
As Production Engineering Team Leader you will ensure that the manufacturing processes are optimised for safety and efficiency. You will manage a production team, dealing with health, safety and environmental hazards and troubleshooting production line issues.
Key Responsibilities as Production Engineering Team Leader:

  • Line Manager to Production Engineering team members, including support and coaching for team members and to manage their development needs
  • To ensure Production Engineering team deliverable’s are identified and managed ensuring that commitments are delivered to the required cost, quality, and schedule: and assist the identification, creation, and support of manufacturing metrics
  • Top ensure that our customers are stakeholders (manufacturing and project managers) are regularly updated with task progress, new issues, programme risks, technical risks and estimates to complete.
  • Support manufacturing estimates for bids and provide timely and accurate information regarding manufacturing, readiness and feasibility, tooling, and equipment requirements
  • To improve and facilitate the smooth flow of production build
  • To propose, implement and maintain continuous improvement initiatives

Experience as Production Engineering Team Leader:

  • Degree in and Engineering related discipline or BTEC/ HNC/HND in a relevant engineering discipline
  • Experience providing production engineering support to Manufacturing department
  • Experience working with a variety of manufacturing processes and assembly techniques related to electrical and or/ mechanical engineering
  • Knowledge of related engineering disciplines. Can read and understand electronic schematics, wiring schedules, mechanical part/ assembly drawings
  • Experience working with manufacturing BoM structures (including phantoms) and using ERP/MRP systems
  • Experience designing jigs and fixtures (3D CAD preferable)
  • Ability to support technical proposals and compile assembly instructions or engineering reports-

Essential Functions:

  • Eligible to work in the UK
  • Able to attain UKSV SC security clearance
  • May be necessary to work extended hours from time to time

Benefits for Production Engineering Team Leader:

  • Variety of working options to suit your lifestyle. Innovating and empowering values that the company aspire to be. They have trust in you when getting the job done because they recognise that their business is their people.
  • Competitive basic salary up to £38k DOE
  • Pension scheme

This is a full-time permanent position for the successful Production Engineering Team Leader. For more information simply apply now or call Alison on 07483 025038 or

This Job Expired on 2023/08/11

Manufacturing Engineer

  • South West, Poole, UK
  • £35000 - £45000 per annum, Benefits: Pension, canteen on site, company sick pay, perkbox
  • Permanent
  • AF-7

Manufacturing Engineer

We are currently partnering with a privately owned, well established, and thriving business. Their steady continual growth has led to opportunities across the business, and they are now looking for a Manufacturing Engineer to join the team. Our client is proud to offer long term career development within a strong growing business – whose portfolio of clients include Marine Defence, Aerospace, Simulation, and other more challenging sectors.
The role of Manufacturing Engineer is to provide information to the shop floor to enable efficient manufacturing.

Key responsibilities as Manufacturing Engineer:

  • Contribute to the creation and implementation of best practice engineering
  • Create manufacturing works instructions and visual aids (lay-up/ assembly manuals)
  • Interrogation of customer drawings and CAD data to produce ply templates, foam kits etc
  • Devise innovative manufacturing solutions
  • Create part numbers, Routings, BOM’s on the MRP system in line with customer/process requirements
  • Mould Tool, assembly fixture & manufacturing aid design when required
  • Assist with cost estimation on new projects
  • Manage configuration control on projects that you are accountable for

Experience as Manufacturing Engineer:

  • Strong understanding of industry best practise of manufacturing processes and procedures
  • A good understanding of the processes involved in kitting and manufacturing components.
  • Strong working knowledge of 2D and 3D CAD. Understanding the use of CAD is essential in this role
  • Lean manufacturing techniques
  • Attention to detail and a methodical approach are important attributes

Benefits for Manufacturing Engineer

  • Competitive Salary
  • Quarterly Bonus scheme
  • 25 days holiday (with service)
  • Company sick pay
  • Pension scheme
  • Perkbox membership – discounts on high street shopping, holidays
  • Vocational training
  • On site canteen facilities
  • Work wear and PPE
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Health and Safety training

This is a full-time permanent position for the successful Manufacturing Engineer
For more information simply apply now or call Alison on 07483 025038 or

This Job Expired on 2023/08/11


  • South East, Ringwood, UK
  • £11 per hour
  • Interim/Contract
  • VM-56270

Do you have a current Counterbalance Forklift licence or previous experience and looking for your next challenge?

We are on the look out for a Yard operaative to join a busy engineering company based near Ringwood. 

To apply for this Yard Operative position, you must have:

  • Experience using a counterbalance forklift in the workplace in the last 12 months 
  • A Current counterbalance licence would be benefical but not essential 
  • Full UK Licence 
  • Experience working in a busy, fast-paced environment 
  • Ability to work quickly and efficiently 
  • Carry out other warehouse duties as and when needed 

In return for this Counterbalance Forklift Driver role, you will receive:

  • Benefits & Rewards scheme Training & opportunities to progress
  • Temp to perm contract
  • An assigned specialist recruitment consultant to speak with at any time
  • Weekly pay

The hours for this job is Monday to Friday 8am to 430pm Paying up to £11ph. 

This is a temporary to permanent position, with the opportunity to be taken on permanently after 12 weeks should you be successful.

If you are an experienced counterbalance forklift driver keen on a new opportunity. Please apply today and Yasmin will call you.

This Job Expired on 2023/08/11

Senior Manufacturing Engineer

  • South West, Bournemouth, UK
  • £45000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits: Half day fridays, Generous pension scheme, On site parking,
  • Permanent
  • AF-916383

Senior Manufacturing Engineer

We are currently working with a worldwide supplier of precision products covering most industries across the globe, and they are on the lookout for an experienced Senior Manufacturing Engineer to join their growing business.

The company are part of a large global group who are renowned with their niche industry, for supplying quality products and solutions to a range of industries and staying ahead by investing well into R&D. The Senior Manufacturing Engineer will be mainly responsible for guiding production and R&D departments on best practice and most efficient ways in which to build the customers products.

Responsibilities as Senior Manufacturing Engineer:

  • Lead, mentor and build a multiskilled manufacturing engineering team equipped to support production produce existing product lines and implement growth plans to increase capacity and reduce costs.
  • Support projects for new equipment and process implementation as required
  • Improve processes via new tooling strategies to improve yield and reduce cycle time
  • Create, review and amend manufacturing layouts for production operatives to follow
  • Develop operating instructions (MIPs, layouts, inspection guides) and equipment specifications for production activities
  • Creating programs for CNC machines to manufacture components as required.
  • Research / recommend and purchase cutting tools for new and current component production

Experience required as Senior Manufacturing Engineer:

  • HNC/D in Engineering/ Mechanical Engineering or apprentice trained with minimum of 5 years’ proven work experience in this area.
  • Experience with CNC programming languages (Siemens, Fanuc, Mazatrol etc.).
  • Experience programming 5-Axis milling / mill-turn and turning CNC machines.
  • Experience of CAD/CAM software (Solid Edge).
  • Wide understanding of machine shop processes.
  • Experience with of 2D CAD / 3D CAD systems (AutoCAD, Solidworks).
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office software.
  • Knowledge of MRP / ERP systems.

Benefits for the Senior Manufacturing Engineer:

  • 25 days holiday plus Bank Holidays
  • Free on-site parking
  • Generous pension scheme
  • Life assurance
  • 37.25 hours per week (for this role)
  • Early finish on a Friday

This is a full time permanent position for the successful Senior Manufacturing Engineer. For more information simply apply now or call Alison on 07483 025038 or e-mail

This Job Expired on 2023/08/11


  • South West, Ferndown, UK
  • £10.75 - £10.90 per hour
  • Permanent
  • VM-56409

Holt Engineering is currently working with an innovative manufacturing company based in Ferndown, which is on the lookout for an experienced Solderer.

If you’re looking to secure a temporary to permanent position with a steadily growing business, then this job is for you.

To be successful in this Solderer role you must:

  • high standard soldering experience
  • previous cable assembly
  • have good attention to detail and be able to work to tight deadlines

For the successful candidates you will:

  • get a competitive pay structure
  • Monday to Friday - Early finishes Friday’s!
  • NO weekend work
  • Competitive pay rate
  • free parking

The working hours are:
Monday to Thursday 07:00am – 4:00pm & Friday 07:00am – 13:45pm

Pay starting at £10.75ph wiht a pay increase when taken on permanently.

How to Apply?
5ound like a good fit? Great, then we would love to hear from you. Contact Chelsea at Holt Engineering at 077485390944 or apply now.

This Job Expired on 2023/08/11

Planning & Estimating Engineer

  • South West, Christchurch, UK
  • £34000 - £38000 per annum, Benefits: Half day Fridays, on site parking, generous pension scheme
  • Permanent
  • AF-916384

Planning / Estimating Engineer

We are currently working with a well-respected and growing worldwide supplier of Aerospace and Defence components who are currently on the lookout for an experienced Planning / Estimating Engineer to join their team.

The company have been around and successfully delivered for several decades and offer a large range of offering including machining, welding, fabrication, assembly, NDT, Inspection and Painting. The Planning / Estimating Engineer will be mainly responsible for producing accurate quotes on worked supplied to the business from their customers.

Key responsibilities as Planning / Estimating Engineer:

  • Producing accurate and timely quotes on new business queries from customers
  • Research and document latest market information on materials, parts, service supply costs and availability
  • Create route cards to produce the agreed products / components
  • Liaise with all departments on progression of parts through the workshop
  • Liaise with the customer on all aspects of quality, cost and delivery

Experience required as Planning / Estimating Engineer:

  • Precision engineering qualification desirable
  • Previous experience working within a similar position or with similar responsibilities
  • Knowledge of working within the Aerospace / Defence industries
  • Ability to comfortable read technical drawings
  • Excellent level of communication skills
  • Keen eye for details

Benefits for the Planning / Estimating Engineer:

  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Training as required.
  • Free onsite parking.
  • 39-hour week with half day working on Fridays
  • Opportunities to grow and progress within the business.
  • Competitive salary
  • 195 hours holiday per year + 8 Bank holidays
  • Holidays managed by the whole hour.

This is a full time permanent position for the successful Planning / Estimating Engineer. For more information simply apply now or call Alison on 07483 025038 or e-mail for more information.

This Job Expired on 2023/08/11

Production Engineer

  • South West, Poole, UK
  • £10000 - £100000 per annum, Benefits: pension, flexible working, pension scheme
  • Permanent
  • AF-56359

Production Engineer

We are currently partnering with a global engineering group who deliver innovative engineering solutions to large global markets including iron and steel, oil, and gas, petrochemical and automation.  A well-established business who over time have established a strong international reputation for excellence and innovation.
This business continues to demonstrate a healthy financial performance and proudly encourage employee progression and development. Our client is now currently looking for a Production Engineer to join the team
As Production Engineer, you will be based within the operation team with responsibility for producing all relevant documentation, routings, procedures, tooling, and equipment to enable the successful and manufacture and testing of products for the Oil & Gas, Nuclear and Marine sectors

Key responsibilities as Production Engineer:

  • Design jigs and fixtures using CAD (preferably 3D) for use in production, to ensure ease of use, consistency of manufacture and error proofing whilst following lean principles.
  • Produce accurate and detailed production routes, specifying operation details, work centres and time estimates for the in-house manufacture of products
  • Review and improve production processes using Lean manufacturing and continuous improvement methods
  • Assist production team with their day-to day production requirement by providing them with technical assistance and problem-solving solutions
  • Liaise with the engineering department, reviewing new products before they are released into production, ensuring that all designs are fit for manufacture at the most efficient cost
  • Use CAM software to produce programs, tool sheets, and set up sheets for a variety of mutli – axis CNC machines, including 5 axis turn -mill, sliding head turn mill and 5 axis milling
  • Select and implement the introduction of new cutting tools, whilst interfacing with Manufacturing to identify the most cost-effective solution by following Lean principles

Experience as Production Engineer:

  • Qualified to HNC level or actively working towards completion of a similar Mechanical or Production Engineering qualification with demonstrable experience working in an engineering-based role
  • Possess a sound understanding of modern manufacturing methods
  • Demonstrate an ability to evaluate processes through capability studies and equipment
  • Demonstrable experience in use of Continuous Improvement Tools and techniques ie: VSM, SMED, TPM, Kaizen, 5’S, Error Proofing etc
  • Able to build relationships with and gain respect of customers both internal and external
  • Good Project Management skills

Benefits for Production Engineer:

  • Competitive Salary
  • Ongoing training & Development
  • Pension Scheme
  • Flexible working

This is a full-time permanent position for the successful Production Engineer
For more information simply apply now or call Alison on 07483 025038 or

This Job Expired on 2023/08/11

Machine Operative

  • South West, Poole, UK
  • £10.50 - £12 per hour
  • Interim/Contract
  • VM-56260

Holt Recruitment urgently require a Machine Operative to join our client in Poole within their busy factory!

£10.50ph to start with a chance to progress and earn more! 

Duties of a Machine Operative include:

  • Setting and operating machinery 
  • Quality checking continuously
  • Packing final products

Benefits for the successful Machine Operative: 

  • Free parking
  • Great working environment
  • Company Bonuses!! 
  • Permanent contracts

The hours for this job are – Monday to Thursday 8am to 430pm and early finish Friday at 3:30pm

If you are looking for your next challenge as a Machine Operator within a company that invests in its staff, please apply with your CV and Chelsea will call you.

This Job Expired on 2023/08/11

CNC Turner

  • South West, Yeovil, UK
  • £17 - £19 per hour
  • Permanent
  • HL915194

CNC Turner
CNC Turner Salary: £17-19 ph
The Company
My client is a precision engineering company with decades of experience in the aerospace and defence industries. They design, manufacture, and supply high-quality components for a wide range of applications, including jet engines, aircraft structures, and weapons systems. My client is committed to providing their customers with the highest quality products and services, and they are looking for a well-accomplished CNC Turner to join their team.
CNC Turner Role & Responsibilities

  • Set & operate 3 & 4-axis lathes
  • Comfortable using Fanuc controls
  • Occasional manual turning may be required
  • Using hand tools to inspect your own work
  • Work from technical drawings
  • Well-practiced keeping records of the manufacturing process, including the materials used, the tools used, and the settings used.
  • This position is on a double-day shift pattern, rotating each week between an early shift and a late shift, with shift premium included in the salary above.

CNC Turner Skills

  • Posses a Level 3 qualification or similar within Engineering
  • A proven background within the aerospace, defence or similar standard is a big plus
  • Able to change tools, set offsets and edit programs

What Next?
If you’re local to Yeovil and want to work within a fun, friendly & supportive environment, apply for the CNC Turner role now or call Hayden on 07955 081 482 for more information.

This Job Expired on 2023/08/11

Production Operative

  • South West, Wareham, UK
  • £22000 - £24000 per annum
  • Permanent
  • SC1101925

Permanent position for an experienced Fettler/ Factory Operative to start immediately in Poole due to expansion
£22,000-£24,000pa working Monday to Friday on a day shift 40hours a week.
Benefits for this Fettler/ Factory Operative role:

  • 20 holidays + Bank holidays and Xmas shut down
  • Free on-site car, motorbike and bicycle parking.
  • On-site shower and changing facilities.
  • Tea and coffee provided to all staff.
  • Group life cover provided to all employees.
  • Independent employee assistance programme (EAP). Eye-care vouchers for relevant staff

The company also host monthly social events with a number of BBQ’s already planned, al food provided!
The responsibilities of a Fettler/ Factory Operative:

  • Shotblasting
  • Fettling & grinding
  • Loading and unloading the line
  • Inspection
  • Picking and assembling parts
  • Picking and issuing kits for welders

To be considered for this Fettler/ Factory Operative role:

  • Must be physically fit and able to lift loads of 15-25kg
  • Experience in grinding, fettling, cleaning and preparing steel is essential.
  • Excellent English written and spoken

Please apply with your up-to-date CV and Yasmin will call you to discuss your experience and look to arrange an interview with the company!

This Job Expired on 2023/08/11