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Careers

MAGTEC is the UK’s largest designer and manufacturer of electric drive systems. Based in the heart of Sheffield’s manufacturing hub close to junction 34 of the M1, we’re ideally placed to deliver a highly professional service to customers worldwide. We are now at a vital point in our evolution with tough but achievable expansion plans.

At Magtec, we are always looking for enthusiastic people who can offer a positive contribution in all parts of our business. If you feel that you could add value to the business, please send your CV to

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Health & Safety Manager - Job Reference: 728

Health & Safety Managers this is your opportunity to work in a rapidly growing manufacturing company at the vanguard of the very latest clean technology. MAGTEC is the UK’s largest designer and manufacturer of electric drive systems. Based in the heart of South Yorkshire’s manufacturing hub close to junction 34 of the M1, we are ideally placed to deliver a highly professional service to customers worldwide. We are now at a vital point in our evolution with tough but achievable expansion plans and now need to recruit for the new, position of

 Health & Safety Manager

This role is a massive opportunity to instigate a culture change within the Health, Safety, and Environment (HSE) function with the key tasks being to ensure that a safety-first mind set and ethic is adopted throughout the business. The role will also include some facilities management across two manufacturing sites in conjunction with the site leaders, ensuring the buildings and their services meet the needs of the people that work in them.

 Key responsibilities will include:

 Prepare and develop health, safety and environmental strategies and policies

  • Ensure all current and planned health, safety and environmental legislation is adhered to and prepared for.
  • Lead the design, implementation and maintenance of the business management systems to OHSAS 18001 and ISO14001, and ensure the proper implementation of all HSE plans and procedures.
  • Carry out risk assessments and consider how risks can be reduced
  • Act as the primary Company interface with the HSE, Insurance Companies and any other external agencies involved in H&S including ISO auditors
  • Identify the site’s Health & Safety competence requirements and ensure necessary training takes place including induction for new starters
  • Assist with maintaining the Site Preparedness and Emergency Plans & Procedures;
  • Oversee and agree contracts and providers for the delivery of site services including security, parking, cleaning, catering, building maintenance and utilities, mail, archiving, waste disposal and recycling.

 To be successful you must have the following skills & experience;

  • Proven experience of developing and implementing relevant H & S policies
  • Good It skills with the ability to produce reports
  • Good knowledge of data analysis and risk assessment
  • Excellent organizational and motivational skills
  • Outstanding attention to detail and observation ability
  • Exceptional communication and interpersonal abilities
  • Positive, resilient and driven attitude
  • Able to communicate well with both shop floor and senior stakeholders alike.
  • NEBOSH Diploma Health, Safety (or equivalent)
  • Working Knowledge of ISO 14001, BS (OHSAS) 18001, and ISO 50001
  • Effective at driving through change and training others

 This role needs someone with can-do, team oriented approach and is a great opportunity to join a high-tech company in the green sector which is set to see continuing growth in the near and long-term future. Hours Monday-Friday 37.5 hours 8.30am – 4.30pm. Salary will reflect previous H & S experience. 23 days holidays per year plus statutory days. Contributory workplace pension scheme in operation.

To apply please forward your CV to our preferred recruitment partner Deborah King quoting job reference 728 to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . All applications will be forwarded to Management Bank Recruitment. If you require any further information not covered above telephone Deborah on 0114 3030165.


 

Customer Service Administrator - Job Reference: 727

Customer Service Administrators this is your opportunity to work in a rapidly growing manufacturing company at the vanguard of the very latest clean technology. MAGTEC is the UK’s largest designer and manufacturer of electric drive systems. The company already has two world firsts under their belt – the world’s first electric double decker bus and world’s first electric refuse collection vehicle. Based in the heart of South Yorkshire’s manufacturing hub close to junction 34 of the M1, we are ideally placed to deliver a highly professional service to customers worldwide. We are now at a vital point in our evolution with tough but achievable expansion plans and now need to recruit for the new, key position of Customer Service Administrator.

Working within the small Service team at the company’s Bessemer site in Rotherham, you will be based in new offices with full air-conditioning and onsite parking.

Key responsibilities will include:

  • Carry out day to day administrative duties within the service department
  • Liaise with clients regarding project start dates, arranging appointments for Service Engineers
  • Respond to customer enquiries via email/telephone
  • Make amendments to orders, updates on job completion and ad hoc reporting etc
  • Liaison with Purchasing re spare parts
  • Issue relevant paperwork to engineers customers /accounts
  • Analyse data and report findings

 To be successful you must have the following skills & experience;

  • Experience of the engineering/service or manufacturing sector preferred
  • Experience working within a Customer Service environment
  • Computer literate - Conversant with MS Office & CRM System
  • Confident user of Excel
  • Excellent telephone skills
  • Self-starter and able to work without constant supervision

This role needs someone with can-do, team oriented approach and is a great opportunity to join a high-tech company in the green sector which is set to see continuing growth in the near and long-term future. Hours Monday-Friday 37.5 hours 8.30am – 4.30pm. Salary will reflect previous customer services and Excel experience and is expected to be between £22-25,000. 23 days holidays per year plus statutory days. Contributory workplace pension scheme in operation.

To apply please forward your CV to our preferred recruitment partner Deborah King quoting job reference 727 to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . All applications will be forwarded to Management Bank Recruitment If you require any further information not covered above telephone Deborah on 0114 3030165.


 

Production Manager (Bessemer Site) - Job Reference: 725

Production Managers this is your opportunity to work in a rapidly growing manufacturing company at the vanguard of the very latest clean technology. MAGTEC is the UK’s largest designer and manufacturer of electric drive systems. Based in the heart of South Yorkshire’s manufacturing hub close to junction 34 of the M1, we are ideally placed to deliver a highly professional service to customers worldwide. We are now at a vital point in our evolution with tough but achievable expansion plans and now need to recruit for the new, key position of Production Manager

You will be a key member of the management team and ensure on time delivery in full.  You will be responsible for driving and developing continuous improvement in a rapidly expanding production environment. You will need to ensure that you create the infrastructure and underpinning processes that support our expansion plans.  The role will be a mix of operational and strategic manufacturing management and will include management of the mechanical and electrical assembly teams at our vehicle integration site at Bessemer.

Key responsibilities will include:

  • Achieving on time delivery in full in a rapidly expanding production environment
  • Promote safe working practices and lead by example
  • Recruitment, management and development of the team
  • Management of day to day operations to cost, quality and schedule targets
  • Champion the ‘quality comes first’ culture through transparency and visibility
  • Interact with Engineering concerning new product design and design for manufacturing
  • Overall responsibility for the production plan and plan work force utilisation, space requirements and workflow to design workspace and equipment layouts for maximum efficiency
  • Development and maintenance of work instructions, skills matrix and risk assessments
  • Ensuring day to day issues with Production/Engineering/Quality/Stores are progressed and resolved with preventative action put in place to stop re-occurrence
  • Develop and maintain appropriate key performance indicators

To be successful you must have the following skills & experience;

  • Previous experience of creating a performance climate where people at all levels expect to be held accountable for delivery of their commitments
  • Experience in leading effective change in an engineering and manufacturing environment
  • Excellent people-management skills, educating and empowering those around you with the ability to facilitate the delivery of a bottom up team development improvement process
  • Strong experience of developing and flexing process improvements across different functions in an ever changing environment
  • Good knowledge and experience of pre-production processes and techniques and experience of working with complex products
  • Ability to prioritise, organise and liaise across all departments
  • An analytical, diligent and thorough approach, seeing tasks to completion
  • Excellent communication skills across all levels of the business
  • Experience of Lean would be an advantage.

This role is not for the faint hearted or someone who is looking for steady state, however it is an excellent opportunity to join the senior management team at a high tech company in the green sector which is set to see continuing growth in the near and long-term future.  Salary will reflect previous production management experience. 23 days holidays /year plus statutory days. Contributory workplace pension scheme in operation.

To apply please forward your CV to our preferred recruitment partner Deborah King quoting job reference 725 to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . All applications will be forwarded to Management Bank Recruitment If you require any further information not covered above telephone Deborah on 0114 3030165.


 

Project Engineers - Job Reference: 714

Project Engineers, this is your opportunity to work at the vanguard of the very latest clean technology. Magtec is a Sheffield-based designer and manufacturer of electric drive systems that is the largest of its kind in the UK. This is an exciting period in our history as more and more people are realising that the future of all vehicles (not just cars!) lies in low-emission, electric technologies, meaning that there’s lots of funding for the business to grow and explore new application for our electric drive systems. The company already has two world firsts under their belt – the world’s first electric double decker bus and world’s first electric refuse collection vehicle – and are currently exploring the possibility of creating hybrid trains. New contracts won in the commercial vehicle and rail sectors means we need to add to our technical team and we are now recruiting for permanent and fixed term contract roles as Project Engineers Your responsibilities will span schedule, change, scope, cost and risk management. You will also actively engage in the project as an engineer and will represent Magtec through regular contact with the customer. Key Duties for the Project Engineers will include: • Determining and developing project objectives, responsibilities, specifications and schedule by reviewing project proposals and plans and studying product design, customer requirements, and performance standards • Completing technical studies and preparing cost estimates. • Assigning resource to phases and elements & controlling project costs. • Maintaining project schedule by monitoring project progress; coordinating activities; resolving problems. • Controlling project plan by reviewing design & specifications, and plan and schedule changes; recommending actions. • Preparing project status reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing information and trends; recommending actions. • Attending meetings and reporting as the project lead to all stakeholders. These key roles as Project Engineers in a rapidly growing business within a high tech green industry would suit you if you have the following attributes: • Qualified Engineer, relevant subjects include Mechanical, Electrical, Traction, Software, Mechatronic etc. • Good working experience of a project methodology (e.g. Prince2). • Experience of delivering successful complex projects on time and to budget. • Experience of coordinating multiple business functions. • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with the ability to interface with all parts of the business internally and with customers and suppliers. • Commercially aware with regards, cost, pricing, and margins. • Excellent organisational skills with the ability to prioritise tasks and make confident decisions. • Awareness of H & S and Quality systems (e.g. ISO 9001) • Excellent IT skills - MS Project, Excel, Word & Powerpoint • Experience working in the Rail industry would be desirable for one of these roles The pace of the company’s growth offers excellent career prospects for an ambitious, self-starter with a flexible “can-do” attitude. This is an excellent opportunity to join a market leader in the design and manufacture of electric drive systems for trains and commercial vehicles. Starting salary will reflect relevant engineering project management experience. To apply please forward your CV to our preferred recruitment partner Deborah King quoting job reference 714 to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. All applications will be forwarded to Management Bank Recruitment If you require any further information not covered above telephone Deborah on 0114 3030165.


 

Manufacturing Engineer / Machine Shop Supervisor - Job Reference: 713

Magtec design and manufacture drive systems for commercial electric vehicles including high performance motors, transmissions and power controllers. The company produces high precision machined and fabricated components for these products at its facility in Sheffield which includes: • CNC mills, • CNC Lathes, • Cylindrical grinding machines, • Water jet cutting machine • Press brake • CMM inspection Due to a steady increase in demand for existing products and an increase in new product development, Magtec are looking for an experienced Manufacturing Engineer / Machine Shop Supervisor. In this role you will be responsible for taking newly designed components from the Engineering department and developing the required manufacturing processes, jigs, fixtures, tooling and CNC/CMM programs and implementing these in the workshop to provide components of the correct quality to an agreed timeframe. Key responsibilities: • To manage new component designs from engineering drawing through to finished machined parts. • To ensure components produced are delivered to the correct quality and in a timely manner. • To co-ordinate and plan the production schedule with other with other departments • To lead and develop a team of five production operators to be multi-skilled across the range of machines and produce components to high engineering tolerances. • To advise the design department to ensure that components designed are manufacturable. • To provide feedback to the design department to help ensure that drawings are complete and correct. • To be responsible for the development of the tooling packs, jigs, fixtures, CNC machining programs and CMM processes required • To advise on the purchase of new capital equipment and facilities • To manage the operation of the machining department on a day to day basis • To ensure the existing quality standard and Health and Safety processes are adhered to. • To develop 5S and LEAN in the machining department to improve productivity and quality of output. Skills and Experience: • Experienced in a wide range of machining processes. • Experienced in sub-contract of heat treatment / spline / gear cutting processes • CNC programming/CAM of mills and lathes • Experience using a range of workshop measuring equipment. • Producing routings and manufacturing instructions for complicated components • Working within ISO9001 and other quality systems • Demonstrate meticulous attention to detail. • Effective management of a small machining workshop The pace of the company’s growth offers excellent career prospects for an ambitious, self-starter with flexible “can-do” attitude. Starting salary will reflect relevant experience. To apply please forward your CV to our preferred recruitment partner Deborah King This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. quoting reference 713. All applications will be forwarded to Management Bank Recruitment. If you require any further information not covered above, please ring Deborah on 0114 3030165.


 

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