Job Vacancies

Junior Qualified Engineer (West Midlands)

We are looking for a Junior qualified engineer for our West Midlands location.

Qualifications, skills and attributes:

  • Ideally educated to HND or Degree level in a Mechanical Engineering discipline
  • Knowledge of manufacturing methods (incl. Sheet-metal Fabrication, Welding, Metal Pressing, Tube manipulation, Robotics, Automation, Validation / Vision systems)
  • Strong CATIA V5, MS Project & Excel skills
  • Have a sound understanding of Jig & Fixture strategies
  • Achievement orientated with excellent communication, motivation and people management skills
  • Prepared to travel on occasion

Knowledge of Exhaust Systems, Lean Manufacturing and Automotive standards is also desirable, but not essential.

Reporting to the Managing Director / Works Manager, you will be responsible for the delivery of all Design & Development activities, from concept through to production. Your duties will include:

  • Jig & Tooling design and specification
  • Gauge & Validation system specification
  • Ensuring work undertaken is feasible and designed for manufacture
  • Ensuring best practice manufacturing methods are used both internally and externally
  • Check DFM, prototype builds, volume ramp up and plant production processes are fully supported
  • Conduct regular engineering reviews to ensure project milestone adherence
  • Liaising with suppliers of parts and tooling
  • Cost estimating

Production Team Leader

Due to continued expansion, a vacancy has arisen for an additional Production Team Leader at Janspeed Technologies Ltd.

Reporting to the Production Manager, the Production Team Leader has responsibility to ensure that the production schedule is achieved on time in a busy factory environment. 

Typical tasks include;

  • Participation in production / management meetings
  • Allocation of operators / welders to their daily jobs in line with production requirements
  • Issuing and closing of works orders on the MRP system
  • Inventory discipline
  • Supervision and monitoring of their team members in their designated area of responsibility, ensuring that they work to all relevant work instructions
  • Ensuring compliance with rules regarding HS&E (Safety, PPE Etc.)

Only applicants with proven experience need apply. FLT experience an advantage.

Electrical/Mechanical Maintenance Technician

  • Improvements to machine availability and reduced downtime
  • Improvements to machine efficiency and performance
  • Achievement of Preventative Maintenance Plan
  • Carry out building maintenance duties as required.

Qualifications, skills and attributes:

  • Trained in an engineering discipline, ideally having completed an apprenticeship
  • Electrically trained to NVQ Level 2 or 3 or equivalent, about to fault find (24-440 volt systems)
  • Experience in the maintenance and troubleshooting of mechanical systems inc hydraulics
  • Experience of working on equipment with sensors and vision systems a distinct advantage
  • Ability to demonstrate strong team working with good interpersonal skills
  • Flexible to respond to changing priorities and able to work on own initiative.
  • Computer literate and able to use Microsoft office products (ECDL)
  • A positive and “Can Do” attitude

Strictly no agencies

Please contact Sarah Coombes on 01722 321833 ( for an application form.