Planning & Technical Support Officer

Brewster Pratap
£20000 - £25000/annum
17 Jul 2017
16 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Calibrate Engineering Recruitment (Part of the Brewster Pratap Recruitment Group) are currently working with a manufacturing engineering business who supply their products to industries including Aerospace, Automotive and Nuclear as they look to recruit an experienced Planning & Technical Support Officer.


* To understand, develop and modify, with both the sales team and customers, the customers' specifications so that

1 a) all customer requirements are met in the most cost effective manner
2 b) processing conditions ensure the product consistently meets the appropriate specifications
3 c) material test certificates are accurate and reflect the most recent specification versions


* Liaise with both technical and supply chain teams to determine the most cost effective melt routes
* Support the creation of regular forward feedstock orders optimising the use of available grade variants whilst controlling feedstock inventory within target levels
* Create and issue mill rolling programmes ensuring that each rolling week is not loaded above the current capability in terms of both volume and complexity
* Provide delivery promises to the sales team against new enquiries
* Develop the capability to technically vet customer enquiries and orders, ensuring that customers' requirements are understood and any gaps with current capability are managed and limitations fed back to the customers.
* Maintain customer specifications and requirements
* Assist in the maintenance of current melting codes
* Assist with the defining of new process routes
* Actively support the technical team in initiating trials of new or modified materials.
* Support requests from the Customer Liaison Metallurgist relating to customer questions and concerns


* Desirable; Qualification in (or working towards) Materials Science, Materials Engineering or related applied science at HND level or higher
* Essential; Minimum of 2 A-levels at grade C or higher including Mathematics
* Essential; Highly numerate with good attention to detail
* Essential; Minimum of 5 GCSE at grade C or higher including Mathematics and English language
* Essential; Computer literate in the MS Office suite of software packages


The company can offer a competitive basic salary, progression opportunities plus other benefits.

Calibrate Engineering Recruitment is a division of the Brewster Pratap Recruitment Group focusing on the recruitment of talent in engineering, technical and operations jobs in South Yorkshire, West Yorkshire, East Yorkshire, North Yorkshire, Lincolnshire and Nottinghamshire. If you are interested in discussing this job in more detail or any other aspect of accountancy and finance recruitment we would really like to hear from you. Please visit our website at (url removed) for more information on engineering Jobs, engineering recruitment, manufacturing Jobs or manufacturing Recruitment