Vacancies

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 01 Oct 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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Apprentice Engineer
Added 19 Jul 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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Materials Controller / Material Stores
Added 18 Oct 2021
Miles Platts Ltd are a world renowned Plastic component manufacturer with our production and warehouse facility based in Blaby. Employing a wealth of technical knowledge and experience we are creating a reputation throughout the industry as the go to place for everything plastic component related. We supply automotive, pharmaceutical and electrical industries with small complex moulded parts.

DESCRIPTION OF VACANCY
Miles Platts Ltd is looking for an enthusiastic person to join our Moulding team which is a fundamental part of our business. The materials controller looks after all our plastic raw material ensuring it gets to the machine on time and recorded and stocked correctly supporting the technicians who set the machines ready to run.
RESPONSIBILITIES
You’ll be responsible for the day to day management, stock and issuing of our plastic raw materials. We have over 200 materials so it’s critical they never get confused or mixed as it is catastrophic for us and our customers. We get regularly checked by external auditors as well as customers so everything needs to be perfect, including traceable information like batch numbers and date codes.
HOLIDAY AND PAY
Hours are 8.00 till 4.30 Mon – Thurs, 8.00 till 1.30 Friday. We offer £9.00 per hour with a generous bonus scheme, 25 days holiday, pension, free tea and coffee, shopping discount scheme and other benefits.
QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED
Minimum achieved Grade 5 (C) GCSE or above or equivalent in English and Maths. You must be fluent in English as you will need to comuicate with other team members and staff to plan the day.
SKILLS REQUIRED
Stores or warehouse experience would be advantageous but even if you don’t have this if you have the 10 skills below we would still be happy to speak to you. There is sometimes lifting involved in the job so you need happy handling 15 - 20kg  bags of material on and off of trolleys and when mixing.
  • Be able to work as part of a team
  • Able to work at a fast pace
  • Have good attention to detail and be accurate
  • Adaptable to change
  • Basic computer skills
  • Flexible and enthusiastic
  • Able to use initiative
  • Be trust worthy and reliable
  • Have a common sense approach to health and safety
  • Good general maths skills
TRAINING PROVIDED
On the job training with Miles Platts Ltd will be provided by ourselves so as long as you’re keen, accurate and conscientious we will show you the rest. Experience with any type of forklift would be advantageous but not mandatory as we will provide training with appropriate certificate. If you are a school leaver at 16 we would still be interested to hear from you as this could be linked to an apprenticeship with a formal framework and NCQ qualification.
APPLICATIONS 
Applications in post or email only and should include CV / personal profile AND a covering letter explaining why you want to work for us in this role and what you can offer us.  [email protected] or  Mark Smith, Miles Platts Ltd, Winchester Ave, Blaby, LE8 4GZ or via our website at www.milesplatts.co.uk
Closing Date 18th November 2021
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