Dan brings an abundance of both technical and manufacturing industry knowledge having learned the ropes as a Specialist Engineering Consultant. Dan joined Workforce in 2010 and his experience spans supporting employers within the Aerospace, Automotive and General Manufacturing sectors.

Dan Waite's jobs: 8 jobs

Dan Waite's jobs:
8 jobs

Our immediate requirement is for an experienced Electric Motor Winder who can bring electro / mechanical knowledge to our clients Winding Shop, specifically to rewind AC and DC motors, stators, armatures and transformers.

Ideally you will have experience of both low voltage and high voltage rewinds and refurbishment of high and low voltage electric motors and generators. The work will be mainly in the workshop but there will also be some site work involved.

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: 27,000 - 30,000.00


Company pension
On-site parking


Monday to Friday

engineering: 3 years (Preferred)
Work remotely: No

Dan Waite

Multi Skilled Engineering Supervisor
Location: Greenford / Hayes
Salary: 35,000 - 45,000 DOE
Hours of Work: Fixed shift Tuesday - Saturday or Sunday - Thursday

Purpose of the Multi Skilled Engineering Supervisor:
The role of an Engineering Supervisor is to take responsibility for the coordination of the engineering and maintenance functions on site. You will be responsible for supervising a small team of multi skilled engineers and carrying out both electrical and mechanical work such as planned maintenance activity, reacting to breakdowns, finding out and eliminating the root-cause of problems and working on continuous improvement projects.

Multi Skilled Engineering Supervisor Responsibilities:

• Overall supervisory responsibility of a small engineering team across our Greenford and Hayes site to ensure the highest level of operational efficiency form yourself and your team.
• Assign general engineering and maintenance tasks to the team and follow up on their successful completion.
• Follow a planned preventative maintenance (PPM) schedule for all plant, equipment and machinery.
• Carry out PPMs and repairs in a safe and hygienic manner as stated within the company Quality Management System ensuring that operational efficiencies are not adversely affected.
• Promptly respond to plant, equipment, machinery breakdown or fault to ensure minimal downtime on operations.
• Participate as required in the installation and commissioning of new plant, machinery and equipment.
• Ensure tools, toolbox contents, parts and consumables are documented into and out of any food handling area.
• Oversee service contractors for onsite compliance.
• Mentor and supervise apprenticeships and handymen.
• Participate in Health and Safety meetings by reporting on engineering and maintenance tasks that have been or are yet to be completed which relate to the Health and Safety of the business.
• Be part of a call out rota to take a turn to be 'on-call' and ready to come into work if there's a major problem.
• Manage holidays, absence and capability of your team
• Participate in site audits ensuring all paperwork and data is prepared
• Be responsible for any ad-hoc duties as and when required

Health & Safety

• To ensure your team are working safely at all times.
• To ensure the health and safety of those that could be affected.
• To ensure that machine and plant is safely isolated or made safe as appropriate.
• Promote a safe working environment by following best practice at all times.
• Participate in regular checks and inspections of the workplace.
• Comply with personal protective equipment (PPE) requirements
• Actively engaged in risk assessments for continuous improvement.


• Continuous and prompt status update of all plant, equipment and machinery following PPM's or breakdown actions to your line manager.
• Liaise with equipment manufacturers and suppliers at a technical level effectively communicating any concerns or queries.
• Regular communication with your team to ensure they know what tasks are outstanding and priorities of the business.


• Ensure that all tasks carried out within the PPM schedule, breakdowns and fault repairs are fully documented including activity, repairs, equipment status and the use of consumables and parts.
• Ensure any parts or consumables used are fully recorded for accountability and replenishment.
• Ensure engineering management systems updated accurately and timely and that paperwork and date is completed accurately and is always readily available.

Multi Skilled Engineering Supervisor Requirements:

• You will be a proven multi skilled Engineer with experience gained in a high volume, fast paced food production environment and have experience supervising a small engineering team.
• Experience of working on steam generators
• Need to be proactive, flexible and excellent communicator.
• At least 5 years of experience within a similar role and 2 years' supervisory experience.
• Must have proven track record of fault finding.
• Good communication skills to directly interact with internal and external clients at the appropriate technical level.
• Ability to work individually within a small engineering team but larger operations team.
• Experience of refrigeration, hydraulics, pneumatics, electrics and industrial facilities.
• Experience of working with 3 phase, inverters, motors, compressors, condensers, DC current, abrasive wheels, dehydrators, PLC's and PPMs.
• Knowledge of fault finding on industrial sized boiler, servicing and power flushing.
• Intermediate working knowledge of MS Office and data logging systems.
• Mechanical and electrical engineering qualifications to HNC level or equivalent.
• The Nationally Accredited Certified Scheme (ACS) Commercial Gas
• Fluent English - both written & verbal.
• Must live within a reasonable commuting distance to work base.
• Flexibility to travel, on rare occasions, to other UK company sites for special purposes.

If you think that you are suitable for this Multi Skilled Engineering Supervisor role, please apply now!

Dan Waite

£27000 - £33000
Position: Ruby/Rails Developer

Salary: 25,000.00-35,000.00 per year DOE

Days: Monday to Friday

Hours: 9 - 5

Location: Birmingham, with remote working expected for the next few months

Our client delivers excellent outsourced customer service on behalf of well-known leading companies across the UK and are looking to recruit Ruby Developer to join their IT team
They are looking for motivated individuals who are keen to work as part of a forward thinking team.
Offering excellent career progression opportunities this is an opportunity not to be missed!

• At least 3 years commercial experience with Ruby (workflow automation) and Rails
• Experience writing and debugging robust Ruby code
• SQL experience - Microsoft SQL server and MySQL
• Understanding of fundamental design principles behind a scalable application
• Version management with Git
• Great interpersonal skills and collaborative problem solving

Daily duties
• Design, build, and maintain efficient, reusable, and reliable Ruby code in the context of both workflow automation and Rails web application development
• Ensure the best possible performance, quality, and responsiveness of scripts and applications
• Identify bottlenecks and bugs, and devise solutions to resolve them
• Extract, transform and load data on Microsoft SQL server and MySQL hosts using SQL

UK A-level (or equivalent) basic education - required
Degree in computer science - preferred
3 yrs commercial coding experience at minimum

Dan Waite

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£24600 + 25 days paid holiday (and all UK Bank Holidays),38 HW Mon-Fr
Job Vacancy - Mechanical Fitter

Workforce are recruiting on behalf of a client supplying organic chemistry services to a global market in quantities from grams to multi-tonnes. They manufacture intermediates for the Pharmaceutical, Agrochemical and Speciality Chemical industries as well as many others and our team of chemists are experts in custom synthesis, contract manufacture and process optimisation.

A vacancy has arisen to join their Mechanical department. This is an excellent opportunity to work as part of a highly skilled Mechanical Engineering team within a lower tier COMAH facility. The successful candidate will be an experienced, qualified Mechanical Fitter. You will need to demonstrate the ability to communicate effectively with a range of departments to ensure that daily goals are achieved.

The ideal candidate will have the following experience listed below:-

Mechanical preventative and reactive maintenance work.
Mechanical plant installation and modification work.
Statutory inspections - pressure testing, plant integrity and commissioning work.
The use of Computerised Maintenance Management Systems.
The ability to use and interpret equipment drawings, manuals and other technical information to assist with all works.
Work in accordance with the company safe systems of work and permit to work systems.


You will need to have a recognised mechanical apprenticeship and educated to ONC or City and Guilds level 3 (RQF level 3) in Mechanical Fitting/Engineering as a minimum.
Ideally you would also have training with MEWP's, Abrasive wheels, Welding equipment and Confined Spaces.
Career development will be possible with both internal and external training available.

Salary is circa 24.6K dependant on experience plus 25 days paid holiday (and all UK Bank Holidays), a 38 hour working week, paid sick scheme, free life assurance and access to a stakeholder pension scheme, based in West Bromwich, West Midlands.

Dan Waite

Workforce are recruiting for an experienced Solidworks Design Engineer - with a salary / hourly rate based on experience - to work for our client in the Erdington area. You will be responsible for producing flawless technical drawings for a number of high end bespoke projects, within the required timescales. The successful candidate will have experience in drawing joinery, metalwork and other media products on creative projects.
Role and Responsibilities
• Proficient in the use of Solidworks is essential.
• Knowledge of Rhino software and AutoCAD is desirable.
• Produce accurate detailed working drawings.
• Work within a team to deliver drawings for production / installation.
• Ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously.
• Supporting the delivery of all assigned projects and meeting deadlines.
• Strong emphasis on supporting delivery for production and the Project Management team.
• Experience in the shop-fitting / retail / point of sale sector/ industrial design using SolidWorks.
• Be comfortable working under pressure, and thrives in a fast-paced environment.
• Knowledge of woodwork, metalwork, composites and acrylics.
Qualifications and Education Requirements
• Use of Solidworks 3D, Rhino and AutoCAD as needed.
• Microsoft Office software including Project.
If you have the skills listed above and interested in the vacancy please apply now below or call the Dudley office of Workforce Recruitment & Training.
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