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Quality Production Engineer

We currently have a vacancy for a Quality Production Engineer.  This is an interesting and varied role, offering a competitive basic salary plus discretionary profit share bonus, health insurance, pension scheme, life assurance and other benefits.

Main Responsibilities:

The key activities and responsibilities of the Quality Production Engineer include:

  • Maintaining quality systems applicable to production and engineering.
  • Improving production methods in terms of quality.
  • To update work instructions, to comply with ISO 9001 requirements and to ensure high quality of manufactured products and components.
  • To manage the transition to ISO9001-2015.
  • Maintain Quality KPI’s.
  • Run ‘Goods In’ inspection.
  • Complete ISR’s on all new products (Initial Sample Report).
  • Maintain calibration records and ensure that all relevant equipment is calibrated – including purchases.
  • Assist with returns problem solving.
  • Writing reports to explain any faults that are identified.
  • Carry out internal quality audits and assist with external audits as required.
  • Any other duties or responsibilities that may reasonably be required from time to time, including purchasing support as needed.

Person Specifications and Requirements:

  • Based at Meech’s UK head office in Witney, Oxfordshire.
  • Production/process engineering background; ideally electrical as well as mechanical within an SME environment.
  • Thorough understanding of production processes and quality requirements, gained through practical experience in production and quality roles within manufacturing environments.
  • Organised, thorough, and a proven completer/finisher.
  • I.T. literate, CAD experience an advantage.
  • Flexible approach, coupled with good communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Full time (8am to 5pm, Monday to Friday).

Applications via email to Suzi.Lewis@Meech.com

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Human Resources & Training Assistant (Part-Time)

We currently have a vacancy for a part-time Human Resources & Training Assistant. This is an interesting and varied role, offering a competitive basic salary plus discretionary profit share bonus, health insurance, pension scheme, life assurance and other benefits.

Key Objectives of Role:

  • Providing HR administration support for the HR Manager
  • Administering the company’s training requirements
  • Payroll input and processing

Main Responsibilities:

Reporting to the HR Manager, the main activities and responsibilities of the HR & Training Assistant will include:

  • Administering and arranging employee training courses
  • Collating training costs and reviewing costs vs budget
  • Assisting with the preparation of documents, monitoring completion of employee reviews and collation of review forms
  • Coordination of training requirements following employee reviews and training needs analysis
  • Coordinating the employee social club and implementing employee involvement ideas
  • Supporting recruitment activities such as receipt, logging and tracking of all job applicants, arranging interviews and providing feedback
  • Drafting Contracts of Employment for approval and handling requirements for new employees
  • Typing up notes to meetings, employee filing and other HR administration
  • Responding to reference requests for leavers and taking up references for new starters
  • Maintaining the company’s time and attendance system
  • Reporting sickness absence, tracking sickness certification and monitoring absence levels
  • Coordination and administration of annual attendance reward scheme
  • Inputting and processing the monthly and weekly payrolls
  • Diarising probationary review dates and arranging review meetings

Person Specification & Key Requirements:

  • Part-time role (approx. 25 hours per week, ideally Monday to Friday)
  • Based at Meech’s UK head office in Witney, Oxfordshire
  • Experience of HR administration and payroll input and processing are essential
  • Highly organised and good attention to detail
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to prioritise workload and meet deadlines
  • Effective IT skills
  • Proactive, self-motivated and with high levels of integrity


Applications via email to Suzi.Lewis@Meech.com

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Temporary Product Design Engineer

We currently have a vacancy for a temporary Product Design Engineer for 6 months to design two new products.  This is an interesting and varied role, offering a competitive rate of pay.

Key Objectives of Role:

  • To design and build small industrial machinery with mechanical, pneumatic and electrical aspects.

Main Responsibilities:

Reporting to the Engineering Manager, the main requirements of the role are:

  • To design two specific products from concept to commercial product;
  • To develop project estimates, including time, cost and risk.
  • Work with the team to clearly define the requirements of the project with particular focus on the customers' needs.
  • To prepare prototypes and evaluate as required, including supporting documentation.
  • To prepare technical documentation for the product, including drawings, diagrams and descriptions where required.
  • To coordinate resources allocated to the project from outside R&D (E.G. Purchasing, Production and Test Engineering) to ensure that a complete package is delivered to the company's sales and marketing teams
  • To ensure the product is built to the relevant  standards
  • To produce technical manuals for all new or updated products.

Person Specification & Key Requirements:

  • Experience of designing electro/mechanical products
  • Pneumatics experience
  • 3D Cad experience – preferably Autodesk Inventor but Solidworks / Pro E would be acceptable
  • Understanding of manufacturing processes and construction methods
  • Effective communication skills
  • Ability to meet deadlines


Applications via email to Suzi.Lewis@Meech.com

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Product Manager

We currently have a vacancy for a Product Manager.  This is an interesting and varied role, offering a competitive basic salary plus discretionary profit share bonus, car allowance, health insurance, pension scheme, life assurance and other benefits.

Key Objectives of Role:

  • To drive the launch, development and growth of Meech’s products across the product range.

Main Responsibilities:

Reporting to the Sales Director, the main activities and responsibilities of the Product Manager will include:

  • day-to-day development and execution of worldwide sales & marketing strategies for the relevant products
  • taking the lead on product launches for assigned products by working closely with marketing colleagues to develop the appropriate communications, technical  literature, product launches, exhibitions, PR and distributor training programmes
  • achievement of agreed budget and strategic plan targets for assigned products
  • co-ordination of major commercial projects, tenders, proposals and quotations
  • updating the business development and tactical plans for the product range on a regular (e.g. annual) basis
  • reviewing pricing strategies and annual updating of Recommended Price Lists
  • maintaining awareness of markets, process technologies, customer needs and competitor activities
  • supporting Directors in the development of distribution & other channels to market
  • providing input to the strategic planning and annual budgeting processes
  • seeking opportunities for product differentiation & competitive advantage
  • assisting with specialised technical sales and product support, including product and application training, to Meech sales personnel and distributors worldwide
  • assisting the Sales Director with breaking down sales information, analysing the data for trends and making recommendations as a result
  • Any other duties as may reasonably be required from time to time.

Person Specification & Key Requirements:

  • Based at Meech’s UK head office in Witney, Oxfordshire;
  • Proven track record of product management of industrial B2B products;
  • Sales and marketing experience;
  • Proactive, self-motivated and achievement driven;
  • Organised, confident, self-disciplined, thorough and logical;
  • Effective analysis and decision making and strategic thinking skills;
  • Languages would be a benefit;
  • Willingness to travel overseas as required;


Applications via email to Suzi.Lewis@Meech.com