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Technical Sales Engineer (J002501)

Role: Technical Sales Engineer 

Salary: Basic Salary £25,000 + Bonus, Company Car, Pension, Company Benefits, 31 days Annual Leave  

Location: Field Based Role – Office is based in Halesowen  

Remit: UK Nationwide  

About VFE: 

Vacuum Furnace Engineering (VFE) is a market-leading provider of maintenance servicing for heat treatment industry equipment including vacuum furnaces, melting and casting furnaces, electron beam welders, pumps, spark plasma sintering and autoclaves. Our ServiceCare service offering incorporates planned and preventative maintenance, 24/7 emergency callouts, spares, overhaul and repair services. VFE is also a specialist in the design, supply and overhaul of vacuum furnaces including control system upgrades and modifications, and hotzone design, replacement, and overhaul. 

The Role:  

We are excited to be recruiting for x2 new Technical Sales Engineers to join our UK Sales team. Field based, our Technical Sales Engineers are consultative sales professionals who sell maintenance service contracts and furnace equipment with an average order value between £1,000 – £250,000. Eventually working towards KPI’s, our Sales Engineers will split their role 50% new business focused and 50% existing account management. This is a Technical Consultative role in which you will build a rapport and relationship with the customer 

The Right Person:  

We are looking to recruit a Graduate with a degree in Mechanical Engineering, Chemical Engineering or Electronics Engineering. A people person with good communication skills – Verbal and written. We are looking for a self-starter with resilience, determination and motivation who is able to work independently and as part of a team. Must have excellent customer service skills complimented by your keen eye for detail and a never-ending commitment to delivering results.  

Essential Requirements:  

Eligible to live and work in the UK  

Full UK Driving license 

2:1 Related Degree Discipline  

What we can offer:  

We support and train our new graduates throughout the course of their career. It is expected that our Graduate Technical Sales Engineers will become either future Engineering Managers or future Sales Managers within our business. You will have full coaching and support from our Sales Director and Sales Manager.  

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Engineering/Operations Graduate – Future Leaders Programme 2022 (J002475)

Job Title: Engineering/Operations Graduate – Future Leaders Programme 2022

Company: Sims Metal Management

Salary: £28,500

Benefits: £2K Sign-On Bonus

Location: Nationwide

The Company

All organisations today have a duty to ensure they are addressing social, economic and environmental issues, whilst minimising the potential impact on their finances. It is vital to ensure that Corporate Social Responsibility makes economic sense.

At Sims Metal Management (SMM) we know about these challenges and as a global leader we use new technology developments to meet and exceed the increasing requirements for higher recycling and recovery rates.

Sims Metal is the world’s leading electronics and metal recycling company. We are global leaders in the secure and sustainable management of metals from industry, trade and the wider community. With an annual turnover exceeding £5 billion and hundreds of sites across the world, our performance and leadership on environmental, social and governance policies has seen us listed as one of the Global Top 100 Most Sustainable Corporations.

We operate from over 200 sites spanning five continents, with over 40 metals recycling sites in the UK. Globally, the business has over 100 years of experience in metals recycling and lead the way in technology development to achieve higher recycling and recovery rates.

The Role

The Future Leaders Programme has two paths: Operations or Engineering. In this structured development programme, you will be exposed to all aspects of the electronics recycling business through rotations within operations or engineering – whichever path you choose. Across both paths you will have the opportunity to work on a variety of capital projects, new equipment installation/commissioning, and continuous/process improvement initiatives across our continental Europe operations.

Through these projects/rotations, you will gain exposure to, and knowledge about, the various functional departments within Sims, such as engineering, production, logistics, sales and marketing, safety, business administration and finance. This integrated approach will provide a diverse experience across the work environments at Sims, including significant time working outside with the operational teams and developing experience through proximity to our complex processing equipment.

Training & Progression

Throughout your time on our Future Leaders Programme, you will receive interactive, hands-on training, as well as a series of blended learning modules that will help develop and strengthen your professional knowledge and skills. You will also be paired with a mentor who will provide you with insight, knowledge, support and guidance.

After completing the programme, you will commence a challenging yet rewarding role, where you will continue to grow professionally within the business. There may also be opportunities for international travel to SMM global sites.

Core Responsibilities & Competencies

To gain insight into the various operations, processes, techniques, and controls in the industry.
To identify problems and implement corrective actions in accordance with procedure.
To be responsible for your own development as well as that of the team.
To install, test and maintain equipment.
To contribute to our continual improvement process.
To analyse data.
To build models.

The Individual

To be successful in this challenging position you will have:

Ideally you will also:

Work Remotely

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Technical Development Programme (J002513)

JOB TITLE: Technical Development Programme (J002513)
COMPANY: Pilgrim’s Pride.
LOCATION: Nationwide
SALARY: £25,000 plus highly attractive personal benefits and development package

The Company

PASSION FOR FOOD, PASSION FOR FARMING

We are Britain’s biggest provider of higher welfare pork and the lowest cost sustainable pig farming business in the UK. We are also the largest producer of higher welfare pork globally. We are proud to partner with more than 1000 UK farmers who share our belief in the highest standards of animal welfare, efficiency and quality.

Pilgrim’s UK is at the forefront of the food manufacturing industry, providing a wide range of high quality, innovative products to the retail and food service sectors.

Our rich heritage is one built on unrivalled expertise in pork farming and processing. We operate in multiple categories, from snacking to fresh pork products. We continue to grow a sustainable business through strategic investment, and by listening to our customers and delivering the quality and added value we know our consumers want.

The Role

The successful candidate will be committed to a career within the food manufacturing sector and looking to develop their career in this fast paced, innovative, global organisation. You will play a significant role in our business of delivering a range of superior quality pork products to the international marketplace and ensuring that that the highest standards of animal welfare are maintained throughout. The successful candidate will gain a breadth of experience across all key aspects of the process, from planning to delivery. You will be involved in a variety of projects and disciplines across the business.

The Technical Rotational Development Programme covers all key aspects of the business from a technical and commercial standpoint. This is a two-year programme which kicks off with an initial induction period where you will learn about the basics of the product and the key roles and processes involved in manufacturing in a factory environment. It will then be followed by 3 rotations where you get a deeper insight into the processes, procedures and people involved. Each rotation will be undertaken at a different Pilgrim’s location offering the broadest insight possible to the organisation. In tandem with this, you will be enrolled into an externally delivered Future Leaders Development Programme. This is an experiential programme that offers an industry recognised qualification at the end. Each rotation and the leadership experiential learning will ensure that you get exposure to a variety of projects, phases, disciplines. From the outset, you will be allocated a Mentor who will support throughout the programme.

Job Description

The Technical Development Programme is at the heart of the business and the successful candidate will be exposed to all key areas of the process as well as our customers. The programme consists of three, six-month modules with the overall aim that by the end of the programme you will become an expert on the factory operations and the supply chain. The three rotations serve to build and develop on previously and newly acquired knowledge, and will include learning about the following areas of the business:

• Understanding the Supply Chain and its impact on production and delivery
• Operational Knowledge
• Yield and Quality Measures
• Quality Management
• Health and Safety, including: Food Safety Standards, Food Standard and Quality Investigations, Root Cause Analysis
• Environmental Standard Operating Procedures
• Documentation and Protocols
• Food Packaging
• Working as part of a multi-disciplinary and multi-stakeholder team
• Process Improvement – cost and quality
• Technical Infrastructure, including: Systems, Software, Working Practices, Continuous Improvement, Supplier Selection, Supplier Management, Sustainability, Compliance, Legal Requirements, Customer and Certification Requirements

The Individual

Successful applicants should be able to demonstrate the following:

• Analytical mindset
• Sound degree in a relevant area (e.g. Food Science or related subject)
• Drive, enthusiasm, a ‘can do’ attitude with the ability to think for yourself and take responsibility for your actions from day one
• Self-motivated with good time management and excellent organisational skills
• Strong collaboration and interpersonal skills, with the ability to effectively communicate and influence at all levels with both internal and external stakeholders and customers
• Resilient
• Flexible to relocate
• An ability to apply your intelligence in a practical way, with the ability to develop & implement new ideas
• Consistent in achieving and driving for results
• Computer literate to a high level in Microsoft Office applications
• A strong and committed drive to pursue a career in the meat industry
• Have notable achievements in various areas to supplement your academic achievements (desirable)
• Driving licence, or a demonstrable commitment to gaining a licence.

This is a fantastic opportunity for someone to develop and grow within a friendly and team-orientated international business.

Salary & Benefits

£25,000 plus highly attractive personal benefits and development package including:

Learning Opportunities:

• Enrolment onto Future Leaders Development Programme which offers an industry recognised management and leadership qualification on completion
• Access to world class E- Learning, IGD courses and webinars
• Your own personal mentor

Personal Benefits:
• Pension, Life Assurance, Employee Assistance Programme (EAP)
• An invitation to join ‘Our Table’ providing you with a huge range of discounts on everyday items such as groceries, utilities as well as cinema tickets, gym memberships
• Access to a platform providing lots of wellbeing activities, including support and guidance, and our Reward and Recognition activities

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