The Despatch & Solution Manufacturing Assistant will report to the Production Manager and where the objective is to support the team in maintaining accurate stock levels of both raw materials and finished goods and will be required to carry out chemical analysis and record keeping to Aerospace standards. To implement and manage an effective stock management system to ensure stock is easily located and old stock is rotated and if necessary marked for disposal.
Receiving goods in. Ensure goods are received in good condition and boxes reflect the paperwork supplied before signing receipt of delivery. Booking in all goods received. Ensure any discrepancies are notified to your manager. A non-conformance sheet must be completed for any discrepancies, full training will be given in line with our robust quality system.
Placing booked-in goods into the relevant stock locations within the stores area. With special attention being given to stock rotation, expiry dates and minimum stock level requirements
Packing of all customers orders as soon as a purchase order is generated. This will include the sourcing of goods from stock as required by the order, labelling of solution bottles to current regulations, producing packing lists, packing of customers goods, labelling of boxes in line with current regulations, preparing the order for despatch and ensuring the efficient despatch with the relevant courier. All the above is to be completed in line with the particular international requirements of the end customer or partner.
Monitoring of solution and consumable stocks. As items are picked from the stores, the stock levels are to be monitored. Any stocks which are depleting must be highlighted to the relevant personnel.
Maintain production, manufacturing, goods in/out and stores work area to a high standard of cleanliness. As a company we look not only to comply, but exceed current Health and Safety, Environmental and Industry requirements. We aim to ensure a safe and clean work environment for everyone.
Follow all company/group policies, departmental procedures and job specific work instructions.
Establish and maintain positive and professional customer relations when interacting with all SIFCO and group staff, customers and supplier representatives.
Load raw materials and DI water in mixing vessels for the manufacture of all plating, preparatory and anodising solutions.
Analyse completed solutions and make amendments to chemistry if required in line with current reporting procedures.
Affix stirring equipment and heating elements to mixing tanks and ensure proper manufacturing parameters are met. Set up filters and pumps to ensure the safe, hygienic bottling of solutions to the desired volume.
Support the Production Manager to ensure raw materials and containers are available for solution manufacturing. Provide feedback in order to manage sufficient levels of finished solutions and accessories.
Be available for relevant vocational training courses.
Any other reasonable duties
What’s in it for you?
20 days annual leave
Company contribution pension scheme
Competitive Overtime Rates
What do we look for?
Qualifications / Experience
GCSE education or equivalent
Full UK driving license
Ability to read and understand written safety procedures, work procedures and instruction manuals
Reach Forklift License
Chemistry knowledge / background
Experience in manual handling and Goods In/Out
Good level of mathematics ability
Specific Job Skills / Competencies
Works well in a team and/or on their own
Gets the job done
Attention to detail
Ability to work to procedures
PC literate with good administration skills
Ability to prioritise workload
Flexible and trustworthy
Personality / Personal Situation
Flexible – (Be able to work overtime at short notice / carryout additional tasks)
Demonstrate sound work ethics
Honest and trustworthy
British nationals only – ITAR restrictions
Who are we?
SIFCO ASC is an established global leader in a niche field of metal finishing known as “Selective Plating”. We are part of the Quaker Houghton Group which has combined sales of over $1.6 Billion and we have a strong presence in the fields of Aerospace, Oil & Gas, Energy Generation, Defence, Marine and many other sectors requiring precision engineering. In addition to our sub-contract Selective Plating services and customer training programs, we also manufacture Chemical Solutions and Equipment which we market and sell around the world. We have a solid reputation in the Aerospace sector where our specified products and services are a critical part of aircraft maintenance and manufacture.