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Miles Platts is a customer focussed, world leading manufacturer of precision, technical injection mouldings in engineering polymers, supplying components to production facilities all around the world. We are always looking for the right calibre of person to join our skilled team. If you share our passion for engineering excellence we want to hear from you.

 
Warehouse Operative / Storeman
Added 26 Apr 2021
     
Reporting to the Logistics and Insertion Manager
 
Function
Ensure the smooth running of the store's environment. Delivering, transacting and dispatching material and components in line with the company systems and processes.
 
Duties
Loading/unloading deliveries & checking quantities against paperwork
Storage and control of our stock
Dispatch of products using company PC system in compliance with customer and international standards
Issuing materials to the production department
Preparing finished products for dispatch with the necessary paperwork
Accurate maintenance of stock
General housekeeping and keeping stock tidy and managed and accurate
 
Profile / Skills
Customer satisfaction focussed with a tenacious attitude to getting the job done and on-time.
Dynamic and flexible approach to changing priorities without compromising accuracy and quality
A ‘team player’ able to work with all departments
 
Knowledge of  MRP/ERP based production systems ideally gained via experience in a similar role or working within a manufacturing environment.
Excellent interpersonal skills & clear communication skills- written & spoken English to a high standard.
Numerate & computer literate- Microsoft Word & Excel.
A Fork Lift Licence is preferable (or if required we will provide training)
 
Targets / KPI’s On-Time delivery in full / Delivery performance
  • Stock accuracy
  • Zero errors and no faults forward
 
 If you would like to apply for the role please send you CV to [email protected] 
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Technical Sales Engineer
Added 26 Apr 2021
Miles Platts are a customer focussed, world-leading manufacturer of precision technical plastic mouldings in engineering polymers, supplying production facilities worldwide for 50 years.

In line with our growth plans, a vacancy for the full-time, internal position of ‘Technical Sales Engineer’ has arisen to support our manufacturing facilities in Blaby, Leicester.  Reporting to the Sales Manager, the new role is crucial in supporting existing key customers & developing new business opportunities in the UK for our custom technical moulding capabilities.

Key Duties
Support of existing UK custom design customers, building long-term relationships- creating quotes, generation of new business and projects.
Identifying new business opportunities and new customers for the supply of precision technical mouldings.
With assistance from QA, design, production and tech sales support,
- handling quotes from start to finish, including costing, presenting to customers (which may include travel) and following up to conclusion.
- Project managing successful quotes, including APQP and team feasibility support for customers.
Technical sales support to customers as required.
Reporting of new business opportunities, providing contact data, assisting with marketing & forecasting sales.
Supporting the Sales Manager as required.

Attributes
Customer satisfaction focussed with a positive attitude to achieving the company growth plans.
Self-motivated with a desire to grow within the role and Company.  Dynamic and flexible approach to changing priorities.  A ‘team player’ able to work with all departments.

Skills/ Qualifications Required
HNC/ Degree level qualified ideally within a mechanical/electro-mechanical engineering discipline.
Industry experience in a hands-on, Mechanical Engineering/ CAD/ Design/ Technical Sales role ideally gained in a manufacturing background, with customer contact experience as part of the sales process.
Office-based so proximity to Blaby, Leicester.

Desirable to have knowledge of technical plastic injection moulding combined with electro-mechanical component assembly.  Depending on COVID restrictions, an ability to travel to customers.

This position would ideally suit an experienced, successful sales engineer or an engineer looking for a move into technical sales currently working within the UK manufacturing industry and ideally from within a technical plastic environment or a related position with industry knowledge.

Excellent interpersonal skills & clear communication skills- written & spoken English to a high standard.  Good IT skills including Office Word, Excel, Access and PowerPoint.

Extra information
Full-time position. Competitive remuneration depending upon experience including pension scheme, participation in company-wide bonus scheme, workwear and 25 days holiday.
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Apprentice Engineer
Added 26 Apr 2021
We are looking for an apprentice to join our production department to run, maintain and repair our special purpose machines. You will gain a formal qualification whilst working at our factory and become a critical team member as you develop. We manufacture critical parts for a number of industries and been pivotal in the manufacture of ventilators during the covid crisis having made over 3 million ventilator valves in the last 12 months.

Hopefully, you’ll be able to show us your interest in engineering via interests, hobbies or other skills and your attitude will be positive, as in the long term our staff will be looking up to you to resolve technical issues.
You’ll be working 8.00 till 4.30 Monday to Thursday and finish at 1.30 pm on Friday as a permanent employee and in Blaby with benefits such as Bonuses, pension, free tea and coffee, a warm and clean environment and friendly colleagues.

Please send your CV to [email protected] or come and post it through our door -
Unit Z, Blaby Industrial Park, Winchester Ave, Blaby, Leicester LE8 4GZ  
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