Careers

Quality Inspector (Salary dependent on Experience)

An exciting new opportunity has arisen for an experienced Quality Inspector to provide support to the Senior Quality Inspector based at Flexible Machining Systems Ltd in the centre of Horsham.

Flexible Machining Systems is a long-established precision engineering company with a hard won reputation for exceptional quality and service providing precision machining services for industries including aerospace & defence, automotive & motorsport, food & drink processing, marine, medical, oil & gas, and telecommunications.

The ideal candidate will have experience in an engineering discipline with experience in a mechanical engineering quality environment. You will be expected to have high attention to detail, work as part of the Quality team and be a support and backup to the Senior Quality Inspector.

Essential requirements are:

  • Working knowledge of AS9100 or ISO9001;
  • Previous experience of product inspection routines;
  • Ability to read technical engineering drawings and carry out measurements of component parts to ensure conformity to drawings and tolerances;
  • CMM measuring experience, preferably including programming PC-DMIS software;
  • Knowledge and completion of FAIR’s.

The candidate will be required to:

  • Ensure overall Quality Assurance by the inspection and measurement of products, first offs and in process inspections;
  • Support the Senior Quality Inspector and Quality Manager and respond to any reasonable request, assisting in the smooth running of the Quality Department and continued AS9100 certification;
  • Use the CMM for the inspection of products and recording of results obtained;
  • First Article Inspection Reports;
  • Assist with the control of inspection equipment including calibration;
  • Carry out sample approval inspection and associated documentation process;
  • Customer and supplier liaison concerning inspection;
  • Carry out Goods Inwards inspection;
  • Analyse non-conforming components, record and follow up with remedial action as required;
  • Raise and process NCR’s for non-conforming products;
  • Maintain clear, accurate and up to date inspection records.

As the job requires the person to make occasional visits to our head office in Slinfold, a valid driving license will be required.


Stores Person / Driver

We are seeking a capable Stores Person to assist with the daily operations of the Stores/Goods In/ Dispatch department at Flexible Machining Systems Ltd. The Successful Stores Person will be a good team worker and have a good understanding of a manufacturing environment. The Stores person will be required to drive the company van to pick up and deliver items to customers and suppliers so a Full UK Driving License is essential.

Main roles will include:

  • Kitting and assembling components as required
  • Loading and unloading raw materials from lorries, occasionally using the forklift truck
  • Visually inspecting and packing goods for dispatch
  • Chasing suppliers for outstanding items and arranging couriers to collect and deliver goods
  • Ensuring jobs are registered onto/off Seiki so production work can be carried accounted for accurately.

The successful candidate will be computer literate and have good attention to detail, they should be a team player and have a positive attitude to work. Applicants need to be over 21 years of age due to restrictions on driving the company vehicle

A current forklift licence is desirable but not essential as we are able to put candidates through their forklift training if needed.

This role is based in Blatchford Road, Horsham. The successful candidate will be expected to work Monday – Friday 8:00am – 4:30pm.


CNC Machinist – Turner

We are seeking a capable CNC Production Engineer to machine components to high quality standards, in a timely manner ensuring production schedules are met.

The Successful candidate will be a good team worker and have experience of Fanuc and/ or Siemens controls for CNC Machines, ideally in a precision engineering environment. The engineer will have experience of programming, setting and operating lathes e.g. e.g Hyundai HIT 30, Yang CK-30, XYZ, EMCO 325-11 Turn/Mill and be able to read and understand technical drawings.

Main roles will include:

  • Programming, setting and operating the CNC machines indicated above.
  • To ensure all jobs are registered onto the computer system so production work can be accounted for accurately
  • Maintaining machines on a daily basis including regular checks of coolant and oil levels.

This role is based in Blatchford Road, Horsham. The successful candidate will be expected to work Monday – Friday 8:00am – 4:30pm.


Quality Engineer

An exciting new opportunity has arisen for an experienced Senior Quality Engineer to provide support to the Group Quality Manager across 2 sites, mainly based at FMS Ltd in the centre of Horsham but occasional visits to head office in Slinfold will be required.

The chosen Senior Quality Engineer will be:

  • managing internal and external quality concerns from customers and suppliers, investigating the root cause of problems and implementing corrective and preventative actions
  • liaising with customers and suppliers on all aspects of quality to ensure quality standards are met
  • required to carry out internal and supplier audits
  • provide backup to inspection teams including measuring and reporting

The ideal candidate will be educated to HNC or degree level or equivalent experience in an engineering discipline with experience in a mechanical engineering quality environment. You will be expected to have high attention to detail, work as part of the Quality team and be a helpful support to the Group Quality Manager.

Essential requirements are:

  • Working knowledge of ISO9001
  • Previous experience of product inspection routines.
  • ability to read technical engineering drawings and carry out measurements of component parts to ensure conformity to drawings and tolerances
  • Internal and suppliers auditing experience

It would be beneficial for the Senior Quality Engineer to have CMM programming and measuring experience using PC-DMIS software, have knowledge of the Quality Standard AS9100 and knowledge and completion of FAIR’s.

As the job requires the person to visit our head office in Slinfold, you will need a valid driving licence.


CNC Machinist (FMS)

We are seeking a capable CNC Production Engineer to machine components to high quality standards, in a timely manner ensuring production schedules are met.

The Successful candidate will be a good team worker and have experience of MAZATROL controls for CNC Machines, ideally in a precision engineering environment. The engineer will have experience of setting and operating MAZAK mills and be able to read and understand technical drawings. The ability to program machines would be beneficial.

Main roles will include:

  • Setting and operating the CNC machines indicated above.
  • To ensure all jobs are registered onto the computer system so production work can be accounted for accurately
  • Maintaining machines on a daily basis including regular checks of coolant and oil levels.

This role is based in Blatchford Road, Horsham. The successful candidate will be expected to work Monday – Friday 8:00am – 4:30pm.

Careers

Flexible Machining Systems Ltd, based in Horsham, West Sussex is a subsidiary of Mecmesin Ltd, the UK’s leading supplier of Force & Torque measurement equipment, which has been in business for over 35 years.

Our employees are our greatest asset and as a business we maintain a ‘family’ environment and are fully committed to the principles of equal opportunities and to growing and promoting talent from within. A key component of this is our Apprenticeship training scheme, which we see as a key investment in the future prosperity of the organisation.

At Flexible Machining Systems, you will have the opportunity to develop a career and make a real contribution to an ambitious and dynamic company.

Benefits

Flexible Machining Systems offers a range of benefits including a competitive salary, life insurance and private healthcare.

How to Apply

Send your CV and covering email to:

Mrs A Rabone
Mecmesin Ltd
Newton House
Spring Copse Business Park
Slinfold
West Sussex
RH13 0SZ
United Kingdom

Email: angela.hr@mecmesin.com

All applications will be treated with the strictest confidence

To find out how we can help your business, email us at sales@flexiblemachining.com 
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