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Our high quality products are used across a diverse range of industrial sectors and we are looking for Skilled and Semi-skilled people to join our team.

COMPONENT DISPATCH PACKER

Clacton-on-Sea, Essex, UK

Salary negotiable depending on experience.
Hours: Permanent, full time position: 40hr week + Pension.  In-house training. 

Details of role:  To facilitate the accurate, on-time delivery of quality fluoropolymer products for onward shipment to the customer, supporting the administrative duties associated with operating within this area of a manufacturing plant.

Main duties: 

  • Receives components from the workshop, packs according to order specification and consolidates shipments awaiting dispatch.
  • Weighs and calculates component quantities ensuring that the correct quantity as specified by the order is packed.
  • Prints labels for bags and prints SPC reports as specified.
  • To issue raw material (Auto Rod) from stores as requested by individual cells and to maintain accurate stock records to the satisfaction of stores personnel.
  • Stores consolidated shipments so that they are easily retrieved for dispatch according to the order specification and in liaison with the Production Planner.
  • Maintains accurate records of all quantities, dispatches and transfers. Prepares paperwork, identification cards etc. for inclusion in any packaging.
  • Transfers packed components to the Dispatch Department for onward shipment to the customer.
  • Is responsible for the good housekeeping of the components packing area so that at all times, paperwork is current, the area is clean and tidy and that packed components awaiting dispatch are stored neatly and in order.

Key skills:  This role is a vital part of our Client’s business requiring a keen eye for detail along with IT and numeracy competency.  An ability to work methodically and in a clean and tidy manner is also required. 

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MAINTENANCE ENGINEER

Clacton-on-Sea, Essex, UK

Salary negotiable depending on experience.
Hours: Permanent, full time position: 40hr week + Pension.  

Details of role: To ensure where reasonably practical, the safe and productive operation of all plant and equipment used throughout the premises, and where possible, identify and evaluate improvements to processes, methods and tooling equipment, in order to reduce operating costs and/or improve product quality.

Main Duties:

  • To carry out specific scheduled preventative maintenance on plant and equipment.
  • Conduct corrective maintenance to implement temporary or permanent repair to plant and equipment.
  • To manufacture production aids such as Jigs, Fixtures and Gauges.
  • To maintain in good order buildings fixtures and fittings, and office furniture.
  • Maintain the reliable supply of compressed air, portable water and chilled water supplies.
  • Retain adequate records, sketches and detailed mechanical drawings in order to provide continued supportive information.
  • Where necessary, to arrange for the sub-contracting of those tasks requiring additional external assistance or expertise.
  • To purchase supplies in order to maintain stocks of workshop consumables and tooling.
  • To provide general assistance to colleagues with the maintenance department as and when required.

Key skills: Previous experience of working in similar environment with similar role responsibilities. A good working knowledge and understanding of factory processes and technology would be an advantage. Able to problem solve in highly production based environment and familiar with planned and preventive maintenance. Able to demonstrate the ability to plan and prioritise workload in order to meet required deadlines and performance standards.

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ELECTRICAL ENGINEER

Clacton-on-Sea, Essex, UK

Salary negotiable depending on experience.
Permanent, full time position: 40hr week + Pension. 

Details of role: To ensure the safe reliable supply of electricity throughout the premises, and to maintain the reliable operation of plant, equipment, circuits and systems which incorporate electrical components in their construction, by way of repair, replacement or modification of those component parts.

Main duties: 

  • To undertake wiring installations to approved standards and safety requirements.

  • To maintain, fault find and repair three phase and single phase factory plant and equipment.

  • To maintain all lighting systems and circuits, including emergency lighting equipment.

  • Responsible for the periodic testing of portable mains appliances.

  • Responsible for the periodic testing of all fixed appliances and installations.

  • Calibration of electrical monitoring and measuring devices, employing thermocouple or mA input.

  • To maintain records and electrical drawing necessary to comply with regulations or internal procedures.

  • To provide general assistance to colleagues within the maintenance department as and when required.

Key skills: You will have had previous experience as an Industrial Electrician and be confident in factory maintenance, plant & machine servicing.  

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SALES SUPPORT COORDINATOR

Clacton-on-Sea, Essex, UK

Salary negotiable depending on experience.
Permanent, full time position: 37½hr week + Pension.  In-house training. 

Details of role:  Our Sales Department is in need of an experienced Sales Support Coordinator at our office in Clacton-on-Sea, Essex.  We’re looking for a highly organised and efficient person who is able to multi-task throughout the workday whilst prioritising the most important tasks on his or her list. You will be providing full administrative support to our Business Development Manager and UK Field Sales Engineer and be working closely with our Sales Team assisting when projects arise.  

Main duties:

• Provide full administrative support for Business Development Manager and Field Sales Engineer

• Update Customer information on CRM system and file accompanying correspondence

• Generate from given information; orders, quotations, faxes, letters and other required documentation

• Answer enquiries either by telephone or written correspondence

• Ensure that enquiries and orders are dealt with to set deadlines

• Implement follow up processes to meet Customer Expectations

• Work with Transport Supervisor to accurately generate shipping documentation using approved suppliers

• Provide administrative assistance to Sales Team as required

Key skills:  Ideally you will have some previous experience in a Sales Administration environment, be a very confident communicator able to multitask and switch focus quickly, and be proficient in the use of common computer programs.  This position requires a high level of professionalism from the onset although in-house training will be given.  

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PRODUCTION PLANNER

Clacton-on-Sea, Essex, UK

Salary negotiable depending on experience.
Permanent, full time position: 40hr week + Pension.  In-house training. 

Details of role:  We are looking for a Production Planner to join our existing team within our Semi-Finished Department.  You will be responsible for the planning and smooth running of production processes within the Department.

Main duties:

• To plan and enter Work Orders into the Manufacturing System against Sales Orders, Internal Orders and authorised Stock Levels. All Work Order loading will be in line with the availability of raw materials, direct consumable items, and production capacity, i.e. labour and machines

• To purchase all direct consumable items when needed to manufacture the work loaded products

• To provide accurate Manufacturing Schedules for all the appropriate Production Departments

• To inform all appropriate Departments of any delay in the production and when to be back on time

• To input all completed production data into the Manufacturing System to maintain the Scheduler

• To continually monitor the turnover of the authorised Stock Levels of the Semi-Finished products

• To maintain the accuracy between the Manufacturing System stock figures and physical figures

• To provide cover for any other Production Planner as required or assist if it becomes necessary

to continually monitor the turnover of the authorised Stock Levels of the Semi-Finished products 

Key skills:  Ideally you will have some previous experience in process engineering within a manufacturing environment.  You will be methodical and well organised and have a reasonable level of computer competency.  Being a good communicator is essential since all tasks will require close collaboration with co-workers.

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GRINDING OPERATOR

Clacton-on-Sea, Essex, UK

Salary negotiable depending on experience.
Permanent, full time position: 40hr week + Pension.  In-house training. 

Details of role:  We are offering a position for a Grinding Operator to work within our Semi-Finished Department at Ford Road, Clacton-on-Sea, Essex. 

Main duties:
• Ensure that all raw materials are correctly requisitioned and prepared prior to use

• To set/operate the Grinding Machines in accordance with the manufacturing instructions

• To perform the other subsequent operations of tapering, chamfering and sleeving

• Ensure that all external areas are kept clean, tidy and unobstructed at all times

• To strictly observe all Departmental Procedures and applicable Working Practices

• To cover for the Extrusion Operators when required

• To cut, weigh, record and store waste PTFE materials in readiness for re-cycling

Key skills:  Ideally you will have some previous experience in process engineering, be reliable and want to work within a manufacturing environment.  You will have a keen eye and an attention to detail as accuracy of data input is a requirement in this role. Being a team player is also essential since all tasks will require close collaboration with co-workers.

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SETTER - 5 AXIS CNC SECTION

Clacton-on-Sea, Essex, UK

Salary negotiable depending on experience.
Permanent, full time position: 40hr week + Pension.  In-house training. 

Details of role: To set a range of complex components within the 5 Axis Machine Shop, using, but not limited to, DMG; DMU 50 and 5 Axis Mills. Effectively maintain and control your dedicated machine and where necessary instruct operators to continue with large production work. There is a requirement be accurate in executing given processes and monitor run times concurrently. You will be working with the latest 5 Axis CNC Milling machines alongside a team of other highly skilled Precision Engineers.

Main duties: 

  • Assigned to a production Cell of machines to set those machines in the minimum possible time, whilst maintaining precision and accuracy.
  • Monitors and optimises the production rate and running times of machines in the Cell to achieve scheduled delivery dates.
  • Responsible for producing consistent quality across each and every machine in their care.
  • Responsible for the operators assigned to his/her production Cell and gives instructions to that operator. Assists with operator training as required.
  • Carries out routine maintenance within his/her ability or in case of difficulty or anticipated delay advises the Machine Shop Team Leader / Senior Setter.

Key skills: It is essential that you are from a milling background and have extensive knowledge of Heidenhain control and 5 axis machines. You will be able to fully set the machine unaided and ideally have a good knowledge of machine tooling, feeds and speeds.

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If you are interested: Email your CV and covering letter to dee.miller@dalau.com or post, For the Attention of Dee Miller to Dalau Ltd, Ford Road, Clacton-on-Sea, Essex CO15 3DZ.  

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