We are Recruiting

Sovrin transitions to ISO13485:2016
February 11, 2019
We are Moving…
February 11, 2019

We are Recruiting

Due to expansion, we are looking for people with a ‘Can Do’ attitude to join our team at Sovrin.
The positions currently available are:

Please see the job descriptions below.

Systems Quality Engineer

 

Systems focussed Engineer required to join the Quality Assurance team in a successful and expanding plastics engineering company manufacturing medical devices and precision injection mouldings.

Experience of working within an ISO 9001 OR ISO 13485 environment preferred.

Knowledge and understanding of the regulations of ISO13485 would be highly desirable.

The successful applicant will be expected to be a key contributor to the development and maintenance of Quality Management System.

Manufacturing/Engineering background desirable but not essential.

Key Responsibilities to include but are not limited to:

  • Conducting and contributing to the management of the compliance review process, identifying and implementation of system improvements.
  • Authoring of critical systems documents
  • Internal Auditing
  • Risk Assessment and Management
  • Training and assessing company employees in relation to the QMS and regulatory requirements.
  • Ensure the company is informed and has up-to-date information on all applicable and necessary specifications and standards.
  • Understanding of and mentoring of cGMP in the company
  • Instigate improvements through the use of lean/six sigma tools.

Additional training can/will be given as/if required.

An understanding of regulatory affairs would be advantageous specifically in relation to the medical device industry and cleanrooms environments.

 

Please send your CV and the position that you are applying to in the subject line to: recruitment@sovrin.com

 

Plastics Moulding Engineer/Technician

 

Plastics Injection Moulding Engineer/Technician required to join the moulding team of a successful and expanding Plastics engineering company manufacturing Medical Devices and precision injection mouldings.

Experience of working within an ISO 9001 or ISO 13485 environment would be advantageous. The successful applicant will be expected to be a key contributor to the development and ongoing improvement of processes and associated applications. A key contributor to the New Product Introduction procedure you will be capable of using Optimisation techniques, including use of standardised RJG ProOp 2 application and other tools e.g. DOE’s, as required.

Reporting directly to the Moulding Manager and providing process engineering support to the Moulding Department to achieve production volume at the highest quality and lowest cost.

Our core Equipment is Fanuc ‘all electric’ servo drive Injection Moulding Machines supplemented with Yushin Robotics, Piovan centralised materials handling and other high end ancillary hardware.

  • You will be an experienced and ‘hands on’ Moulding Engineer/Technician with a background working in a Plastics manufacturing based environment.
  • Applications will be considered from Technicians wanting to further develop their skills and capabilities.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills and IT competence are prerequisites for the role.

 

Please send your CV and the position that you are applying to in the subject line to: recruitment@sovrin.com

 

Business Development/Key Account Manager

Required to join the team of a successful and expanding Plastics Engineering Company manufacturing Precision Injection Mouldings, Assemblies and Medical Devices for the Pharmaceutical, Drug Delivery and Healthcare industries.

The successful applicant should have previous Business Development experience targeting the healthcare sector. An appreciation of Plastics Materials, their properties and the Plastic Injection Moulding process and a technical aptitude to understand plastics products and applications is highly desirable. Additionally an appreciation of mould tool design, toolmaking methods and processes would be advantageous.

Responsibilities:

  • Ensure efficient service is given to Customers including face to face communication where required.
  • Process purchase orders and update customers on fulfilment or associated issues as required.
  • Manage and maintain the NPI process.
  • Manage existing Customer relationships and develop new business opportunities with those when they arise.
  • Identify suitable prospective customers through desk and field research.
  • Introduce the company’s range of manufacturing services by correspondence and or personal visit to obtain suitable enquiries for quotation.
  • Carry out appraisal of enquiries.
  • Projects – Provide consolidated reports to Customers as projects progress and act as first point of contact for queries/updates.
  • Process RFQ’s including cost estimating, preparation of quotations and cost breakdowns.
  • Maintain existing product costings and negotiate cost change with customers.
  • The follow-up and management of quotations and costings.
  • Manage Non-Disclosure and Supply/Quality Agreements.
  • In conjunction with others, author periodic summary reports of departmental activities for presentation to Senior Management.
  • Support development and maintenance of the Quality Management and ERP systems.
  • Contribution to and maintenance of Standard Operating Procedures and other relevant documentation.
  • Participate in Project Management and Continuous Improvement teams.
  • In collaboration with line management, completion and processing of Customer Satisfaction Surveys.
  • Attend and manage Trade Shows/Exhibitions

Ideally you will be an experienced sales professional with a background working in a Plastics manufacturing based environment in field sales or a customer focused technical role in a comparable organisation.

The candidate must have good communication and interpersonal skills, with sound commercial judgement, be self-motivated and determined to meet or exceed targets.

Initially this function would be a predominantly site based role with requirements to travel and visit customers/suppliers, in the future this could expand to be a more field based position.

The applicant should live within easy commuting distance of Slough and hold a valid full current driving licence.

Excellent written and verbal communication skills and IT competence are prerequisites for the role.

Please send your CV and the position that you are applying to in the subject line to: recruitment@sovrin.com

 

Project Engineer – Plastics Moulding

Required to join the team of a successful and expanding Plastics Engineering Company manufacturing Precision Injection Mouldings, Assemblies and Medical Devices for the Pharmaceutical, Drug Delivery and Healthcare industries.

The successful applicant should have a track record in Engineering Project Management. Experience of Plastics Materials, their properties and the Plastic Injection Moulding process and a technical aptitude to understand plastics products and applications is highly desirable. Additionally an appreciation of mould tool design, toolmaking methods and processes would be advantageous.

Responsibilities:

  • Manage Projects throughout their lifecycle.
  • Provide consolidated reports to Customers as projects progress and act as first point of contact for queries/updates.
  • Ensure efficient service is given to Customers including face to face communication where required.
  • Contribute to the Management and maintenance of the New Product Implementation process.
  • Contribute to the appraisal of enquiries, RFQ’s and cost estimating.
  • Author, provide training in and maintain QMS and Product documentation.
  • Management of internal site based projects.
  • Be familiar with Medical Device Validation methods.
  • Provide technical liaison including product design feasibility, material selection, tooling and design for manufacture.
  • Management of design and development of new processes.
  • Be I.T. literate and have a comprehensive knowledge of Microsoft Office applications.
  • An appreciation of Design for Manufacture methodology.
  • Employ Risk Assessment methods.
  • Have proven analytical and interpretive skills, problem solving capabilities and knowledge of continuous improvement tools
  • Good planning and organisational skills and the ability to work on your own initiative and make decisions
  • Manage the procurement of Capital Equipment.
  • Participate, support or lead Continuous Improvement teams.
  • Support development and maintenance of the Quality Management System.
  • Support attendance at Trade Shows/Exhibitions.

 

Ideally you will be an experienced Engineering professional with a ‘hands on’ background working in a Plastics manufacturing based environment or in a customer focused technical role in a comparable organisation.

The candidate must have good communication and interpersonal skills, with sound commercial judgement, be self-motivated and determined to meet or exceed targets.

This function would be a predominantly site based role with some requirements to travel domestically and abroad to visit customers/suppliers.

The applicant should live within easy commuting distance of Slough and hold a valid full current driving licence.

Please send your CV and the position that you are applying to in the subject line to: recruitment@sovrin.com

 

 

Maintenance Manager – Plastics Moulding

Required to join the team of a successful and expanding Plastics Engineering Company manufacturing Precision Injection Mouldings, Assemblies and Medical Devices for the Pharmaceutical, Drug Delivery and Healthcare industries. The successful applicant should have a track record in Engineering Maintenance. Experience of working in a plastics processing environment would be advantageous.

Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate and implement Planned Preventative Maintenance (PPM).
  • Create and update records and data bases with maintenance and other data.
  • Carry out reactive maintenance and breakdowns of plant and Equipment.
  • Fault-finding of PLCs, controls and drives systems.
  • Management of Infrastructure.
  • Negotiation, placement and scheduling of subcontract services.
  • Ensuring compliance with the Company Management System.
  • Implementation of engineering work instructions and associated documentation.
  • Where required deliver training to employees in maintenance related procedures and documentation
  • Enforcement of Good Manufacturing Practises (GMP).
  • Liaising with other departments as required on any issues or concerns.
  • Ensure health, safety and environmental policy/guidelines are observed to maintain a safe working environment.
  • Conduct/contribute to risk assessments.
  • Be I.T. literate and have a comprehensive knowledge of Microsoft Office applications.
  • Have proven analytical and interpretive skills, problem solving capabilities and knowledge of continuous improvement tools
  • Good planning and organisational skills and the ability to work on your own initiative and make decisions
  • Input into the procurement of Capital Equipment.
  • Coordinate and or contribute to installation and validation of equipment and services.
  • Participate, support or lead Continuous Improvement teams.
  • Support development and maintenance of the Quality Management and ERP systems.

Ideally you will be an experienced Engineering professional with a ‘hands on’ background working in a Plastics manufacturing based environment in a comparable organisation.

The candidate must have good communication and interpersonal skills, with sound commercial judgement, be self-motivated and determined to meet or exceed targets.

The applicant should live within easy commuting distance of Slough and hold a valid full current driving licence.

Please send your CV and the position that you are applying to in the subject line to: recruitment@sovrin.com

Toolmaker/Mould Tool Service Engineer – Plastics Moulding

Required to join the team of a successful and expanding Plastics Engineering Company manufacturing Precision Injection Mouldings, Assemblies and Medical Devices for the Pharmaceutical, Drug Delivery and Healthcare industries.

The successful applicant should have a track record in Toolmaking and preferably experience of Plastic Injection Mould Tools.

You will work in a modern well equipped Toolroom on Plastic Injection mould tools, Jigs and Fixtures. CNC/CAD-CAM and/or EDM experience would be beneficial but not essential. Training can be given where/if required.

Ideally you will be an experienced Engineering professional with a ‘hands on’ background working in a Plastics manufacturing based environment.

The candidate must have good communication and interpersonal skills, with sound commercial judgement, be self-motivated and determined to meet or exceed targets.

You should live within easy commuting distance of Slough and hold a valid full current driving licence.

Please send your CV and the position that you are applying to in the subject line to: recruitment@sovrin.com

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