Vacancies

HepcoMotion, world leaders in the manufacture and supply of linear motion products, currently have the following vacancies:

Higher Engineering Apprenticship

This position is suitable for those that have an interest in Automation, Engineering and Robotics

Hepco Slide Systems Limited, who manufacture and supply a wide range of precision linear slides and associated components for automation and special purpose projects are looking to recruit:

 

Higher Engineering Apprentices

 

Skills Required

3 A-levels at Grade C and above or equivalent including Level 3 Diploma in a suitable discipline, these should include Maths and Science

Hours of Work

Monday – Thursday:     7.30am – 4.30pm, 30-minutes lunch break

Friday:                            7.30am – 12.30pm, no break

39-hours per week

In return, we offer a competitive salary, good benefits package, on-site parking and a generous holiday allocation.

Hepco is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

 

CLOSING DATE:   FRIDAY, 24 MARCH 2017

 

HOW TO APPLY

To request an application form, please either:

Download Application

Telephone: 01884 243400

Email: recruitment@hepcomotion.com

Write to: HR Department, Hepco Slide Systems Limited, Lower Moor Business Park, Tiverton Way, Tiverton, Devon EX16 6TG

 

We look forward to hearing from you.

If you have not received a reply to your application within 4 weeks of the closing date, we thank you for your interest; however please assume that you have not been successful on this occasion.

Location: Tiverton, Mid Devon

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Manufacturing Engineering Manager

Please ensure that you have fully read the Skills/Education section prior to applying for this position.

Hepco Slide Systems Limited, who manufacture and supply a wide range of precision linear slides and associated components for automation and special purpose projects, require an:

 

Manufacturing Engineering Manager

Required to lead the Project Engineering Team, reporting directly to the Group Manufacturing Director.

 

Objectives:

  • Ensure safe systems of work procedures on new equipment
  • Drive a process improvement strategy to reduce waste, implementing automation and lean practices to drive output and productivity
  • Management of Capital Projects
  • Lean, Six Sigma and Process Capability methodology
  • Product Cost Management

Responsibilities:

  • Leadership, development and introduction of the Manufacturing Strategy to support improving quality, reducing costs and improving customer service requirements
  • Process development using Six Sigma methodology
  • Responsible for KPI targets for cost, productivity and delivery.
  • Maintains and adheres to good lean working practices incl. 5S / SMED.
  • Support projects to maximise OEE performance of machines.
  • Cost management ensuring accurate and up to date costs are maintained.
  • Engineering Change Review process management.
  • Liaison with R&D to support their project needs and manage exhibition units.
  • Planning, organising and prioritising engineering projects across site and ensuring safe working practices.
  • Lead, Manage team activities in line with HR systems maintaining a positive working environment and development of your people including team briefings and performance reviews.

Skills / Education:

  • Minimum of degree in an engineering discipline or apprentice served with proven success in the field of engineering management to NVQ level 5+
  • Strong leadership, Coach and People management skills in an engineering / manufacturing environment with experience of leading change
  • Excellent analytical skills and ability to develop short, medium and long term strategy
  • Automation knowledge and history of implementing associated technology
  • Lean methodology – 5S, Six Sigma and SMED
  • Project management skills
  • Value Engineering and cost management
  • Customer driven, good communicator, motivator who encourages and adopts on engaging environment
  • Good IT skills and Health and Safety knowledge

Hours of Work:

Monday – Thursday:    7.30 am – 4.30 pm
Friday:                            7.30 am – 12.30 pm
30-minutes lunch
39-hours per week

Although the successful candidate will be expected to be flexible and work the hours required to succeed in the role.

Benefits:

In return, we offer a competitive salary, good benefits package, on-site parking and a generous holiday allocation.

 

Hepco is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

 

CLOSING DATE: FRIDAY, 24 FEBRUARY 2017

 

HOW TO APPLY

To request an application form, please either:

Telephone: 01884 243400

Email: recruitment@hepcomotion.com

Write to: Mrs Lynsey Frank, Hepco Slide Systems Limited, Lower Moor Business Park, Tiverton Way, Tiverton, Devon EX16 6TG

 

We look forward to hearing from you.

If you have not received a reply to your application within 4 weeks of the closing date, we thank you for your interest; however please assume that you have not been successful on this occasion.

Location: Tiverton, Mid-Devon

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Machine Tool Maintenance Engineer

Please note that this position requires industrial Maintenance experience.

Hepco Slide Systems Limited, who manufacture and supply a wide range of precision linear slides and associated components for automation and special purpose projects, require a:

Machine Tool Maintenance Engineer

Previous experience is required for some or all of the following:

  • Assist with machine breakdowns
  • Electrical wiring
  • Fault finding
  • Repair of CNC machinery

Hours of work

Friday – Sunday:     6.00am – 6.00pm
30-minutes lunch
36-hours

Benefits

In return, we offer a competitive salary, good benefits package, on-site parking and a generous holiday allocation.

Hepco is an Equal Opportunities Employer

 

CLOSING DATE:     FRIDAY, 24 FEBRUARY 2017

 

How to Apply

To request an application form, please either:

Download Application Form

Telephone:     01884 243400

Email:             recruitment@hepcomotion.com

Write To:      HR Department, Hepco Slide Systems Limited, Lower Moor Business Park, Tiverton Way, Tiverton, Devon, EX16 6TG

 

We look forward to hearing from you.

If you have not received a reply to your application within 4 weeks of the closing date, we thank you for your interest; however please assume that you have not been successful on this occasion.

Location: Tiverton, Mid-Devon

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Supplier Development Leader

This position requires a good level of experience in a manufacturing purchasing department.

Hepco Slide Systems Limited, who manufacture a wide range of precision linear slides and associated components for automation and special purpose machine projects, require a:

 

Supplier Development Leader

 

 

Principal duties and responsibilities:

  • Undertake day-to-day routine purchasing activities
  • Perform regular and comprehensive performance reviews across the supply base, through formal supplier review meetings
  • Identify and implement corrective action plans to improve quality, cost and delivery performance
  • Develop improved purchasing methods to derive greater department efficiencies
  • Liaise between suppliers, manufacturing, sales, R & D and other relevant internal departments to develop optimum supply

 

Essential skills and background:

  • Strong commercial and business acumen
  • Well-developed negotiation skills, able to help suppliers achieve the Company’s goals in cost, performance and quality
  • Knowledge and understanding of the purchasing / supply chain function
  • Self-motivated, driven and able to set personal targets for supplier improvements
  • Full UK driving licence, current passport and a willingness to spend some of your time away from Devon

 

Hours of Work:

Monday – Friday:     9.00am – 5.00pm

35-hours per week.

Although the successful candidate will be expected to be flexible and work the hours required to succeed in the role.

 

Benefits:

In return, we offer a competitive salary, good benefits package, on-site parking and a generous holiday allocation.

 

Hepco is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

 

CLOSING DATE:     FRIDAY, 24 FEBRUARY 2017

 

How to Apply:

To request an application form, please either:

Download Application Form here (pdf)

Telephone:  01884 243400

Email:           recruitment@hepcomotion.com

Write To:     Mrs Lynsey Frank, Hepco Slide Systems Limited, Lower Moor Business Park, Tiverton Way, Tiverton, Devon, EX16 6TG

 

We look forward to hearing from you.

 

If you have not received a reply to your application within  weeks of the closing date, we thank you for your interest; however please assume that you have not been successful on this occasion.

Location: Tiverton, Mid-Devon

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Production Planning Engineer

Hepco Slide Systems Limited, who manufacture and supply a wide range of precision linear slides and associated components for automation and special purpose projects, requires a:

 

Production Planning Engineer

 

Skills Required:

  • Creating a method of manufacture for customer requirements consistent with Hepco’s manufacturing processes.
  • Producing manufacturing drawings; therefore, good technical communication skills will be required.
  • Interaction with Production personnel at all levels, to ensure orders are correctly manufactured to customer delivery expectations.

 

Pre-Requisites

Ideally, candidates will be computer literate and hold either a Mechanical Engineering qualification or have served a Mechanical Engineering Apprenticeship.  However, full training on all aspects of the Hepco product range, the Syspro computer systems and our manufacturing processes, will be provided.

 

Hours of Work:

Monday – Friday

9:00am – 5:00pm, 1-hour for lunch

35-hour week

 

Benefits:

In return, we offer a competitive salary, good benefits package, on-site parking and a generous holiday allocation.

 

Hepco is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

 

CLOSING DATE: FRIDAY, 24 FEBRUARY 2017

 

HOW TO APPLY

To request an application form, please either:

Download Application (pdf)

Telephone: 01884 243400

Email: recruitment@hepcomotion.com

Write to: Mrs Lynsey Frank, Hepco Slides Systems Limited, Lower Moor Business Park, Tiverton Way, Tiverton, Devon EX16 6TG

 

We look forward to hearing from you.

 

If you have not received a reply to your application within 4 weeks of the closing date, we thank you for your interest; however please assume that you have not been successful on this occasion.

 

Location: Tiverton, Mid Devon

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