Recruitment | Recruiter | Recruitment Consultant 

Recruitment | Recruiter | Recruitment Consultant 

Connect 4 are currently seeking ambitious, driven, technical individuals to join our successful recruitment team in Bishops Stortford. 

Being a recruitment consultant with Connect 4 offers the opportunity of great progression because of support including full online and one to one training and therefore developing into 360 recruiters and team leaders.

Most importantly we have a team environment that holds regular events including Go-Karting, Whitewater rafting and nights out.

Being an employee of Connect 4 will offer progression in the way of moving up in the position from trainee to Senior Recruitment Consultant / Recruitment Team Leader Position. 

Key skills and attributes needed: 
– Recruitment Process.
– Sales and Closing. 
– Excellent listening and communication levels. 
– Ability to gain maximum information in limited times. 
– Can adapt and evolve to surroundings and difficult situations. 
– Hard working and wants to achieve. 
– Solution finders. 
– Terms of Business Negotiation. 

Desired but not essential background or education needed: 
– Graduate in Psychology/sports 
– Insurance sales 
– Property Sales/Lettings 
– Fitness Instructor 
– Car sales 
– Degree qualified Engineering / Construction 

Salary: Negotiable 
Type: Permanent 
Location: Bishops Stortford
Contact: James Bodsworth

Mechanical Design Engineer | Design Engineer | Industrial Automation

Mechanical Design Engineer | Design Engineer | Industrial Automation

 

Connect 4 are working with a global systems integrator who are currently working within advanced sectors on high value projects, some up to and beyond £100M in the UK. Last year alone the company turned over £10B globally. They’re currently looking for a Mechanical Design Engineer responsible for the design and modification of Airport Conveyor Systems.

 

Key skills needed:

Mechanical Design Engineer

Create/modify layouts using Auto-Cad.

Use stress analysis tools to determine material/design requirements

Create rendered images using Showcase for sales purposes

Liaise with project team to ensure target dates are met

Experience in design of conveyor/baggage handling systems

Proficient in Autodesk Inventor 3D & AutoCAD 2D.

 

Type: Permanent

Salary: Negotiable but competitive

Location: Bedford

Bid Manager | Proposals Engineer | Industrial Automation

Bid Manager | Proposals Engineer | Industrial Automation

 

Connect 4 are working with a global systems integrator who are currently working within advanced sectors on high value projects, some up to and beyond £100M in the UK. Last year alone the company turned over £10B globally. They’re currently looking for an experienced Big Manager/Proposals Engineer with a sound knowledge of industrial automation across various sectors.

 

Key skills needed:

To fully assess and understand customer requirements and specification, clarifying and resolving any areas of concern

To effectively liaise with other departments so as to establish specific proposal costs

To prepare accurate and complete proposal costs from prepared process/layouts as well as outside estimating systems using ‘raw’ methods

To deliver cost effective assembly tooling and automation proposal pricing

To create accurate and complete quotation packages

To develop and update cost database with latest costs (Material/Labour Rates etc)

Integrate with Global Estimating systems

Manufacturing Automation methods and processes

Understanding of project costs – design, management, installation etc

Foundation AutoCAD (For reviewing layouts/Drawings) or similar packages.

 

Type: Permanent

Salary: Negotiable but competitive

Location: Bedford

Robot Engineer | Automation Engineer | ABB

Robot Engineer | Automation Engineer | ABB

 

Connect 4 are working with a well-established Engineering and Manufacturing operation providing full turn-key service for automation, tooling, fixtures etc. They are expanding due to winning some high specification projects in and around the automotive/manufacturing industry. They are currently looking for a Robot/Automation Engineer who will be involved in hands-on robot programming, coordination of robot programming activities, working on process planning of existing contracts, providing process engineering support for new business quote proposals, liaising with like mined customer and supplier engineers to develop and integrate robot control interface to client specification and assist in the development and training of junior and apprentice engineers.

 

Key skills needed:

Robot programming (predominantly ABB Robots)

Experience within the automotive sector

To have & knowledge & understanding of robot control interface with ancillary equipment

Use of robot simulation packages would be of benefit

 

Type: Permanent

Salary: Negotiable but competitive

Location: Bedford

Machinist | Mechanical Fitter | Bridgeport

Machinist | Mechanical Fitter | Bridgeport

 

Connect 4 are working with a well-established Engineering and Manufacturing operation providing full turn-key service for automation, tooling, fixtures etc. They are expanding due to winning some high specification projects in and around the automotive/manufacturing industry. They are looking for an experienced Machinist who can turn his/her hand to Mechanical Fitting when required – Bridgeport or similar machinery experience is essential.

 

Key skills needed:

Experience in Manual Machining i.e. Lathes, Milling, Turning etc.

Competent Mechanical Fitter

Bridgeport or similar machinery experience

Tooling, Jigs, Fixtures

Automotive, manufacturing, engineering industries.

 

Type: Permanent

Salary: Negotiable but competitive

Location: Bedford

CNC Programmer | CNC Operator | Fanuc/Haas

CNC Programmer | CNC Operator | Fanuc/Haas

 

Connect 4 are working with a well-established Engineering and Manufacturing operation providing full turn-key service for automation, tooling, fixtures etc. They are expanding due to winning some high specification projects in and around the automotive/manufacturing industry. They are currently looking for an experienced CNC Programmer/Operator who has worked with Fanuc/Haas controls to join the team.

 

Key skills needed:

Experience in CNC Programming with Fanuc/Haas Controls

Competent CNC Operator

Tooling, Jigs, Fixtures

Automotive, manufacturing, engineering industries.

 

Type: Permanent

Salary: Negotiable but competitive

Location: Bedford

Service and Application Engineer | Drives and Automation 

Service and Application Engineer | Drives and Automation 

 

Connect 4 are working with a global specialist in Motion Centric Automation who have recently secured prestigious contracts up to £100M in value. They’re expanding the team rapidly and are looking for a post graduate to take up the position of Service and Application Engineer. You would be responsible for four main tasks: pre-sales, project engineering, aftersales, and providing technical training.

 

Key skills needed:

Service and Application Engineer

Pre-sales:

Providing support to the Sales Team by working out the practical details of the chosen solution;

Verifying whether or not a project is technically feasible, and explaining this to the client;

Building up relationships based on trust with the clients.

 

Project engineering:

Verifying whether or not a project is technically feasible;

Writing functional specifications and budgeting the engineering costs;

Providing on-site support for the commissioning

The development and maintenance of software;

Responsibility for product improvements, innovation, and standardisation;

Responsibility for the project handover to and project acceptance by the client.

 

After Sales:

Giving telephone support based on client enquiries;

The resolution of technical problems at clients, either by onsite visits or remotely online.

Technical training:

The organisation and implementation of internal and external client training and presentations;

 

Type: Permanent

Salary: Negotiable but competitive

Location: Bedford

Electrician | Electrical Engineer | JIB 

Electrician | Electrical Engineer | JIB

Connect 4 are working with a globally recognised engineering company that are looking for an experienced electrician to help with a busy shutdown in automated factories in the North East.

Key Skills needed:
Electrician
City and guilds qualification
JIB card
Electrical based NVQ
Pipe wiring experience

Type: Contract
Rate: £negotiable
Location: Sunderland

Machine Safety Engineer | Safety Engineer

Machine Safety Engineer | Safety Engineer

Connect 4 are seeking a Machine Safety Engineer to help with the growth of a globally recognised company that have recently won large scale projects all across the UK. Being Machine Safety Engineer, you will form part of the team that supports the machinery-safety engineering process. The machinery safety team work primarily in the engineering phase of each project but also across all phases of project delivery to ensure the delivered machines are engineered to meet all the legislative and regulatory requirements.

Key Responsibilities:

To support the engineering function during the design phase of the machinery. Participating in design reviews and creating design risk assessments.
To support the machine safety team on customer sites throughout the installation and commissioning phases.
To review machine installations throughout installation and commissioning phases, identify potential safety issues and help develop controls and solutions.
To track and monitor the closure of machinery safety issues and concerns raised by personnel and clients on customer sites.
To confirm that machine safety installations are fitted in accordance with design intent and serve the control purposes specified.
To have the flexibility to work across more than one project and customer site simultaneously.
To act independently and ensure that both potential and actual machine safety issues are identified early and actioned appropriately even where circumstances involve pressures created by project delivery schedules and site teams.
Communicate with the engineering teams to feed-back changes made to the machines to rectify safety issues.
Be capable of making recommendations for improved systems of work or other measures reducing risk.
To control certain aspects of machine safety applicable to the machine-build phase (e.g. safety parameters applicable to industrial robots that may be adjusted during commissioning activities).
To organise and report the status and progress of safety activities regularly to the machine safety team.

Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Experience:
Understanding of machine safety regulations, standards and principles
Applied understanding of the requirement for Risk Assessment under the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974 and associated regulations and approved codes of practice;
Applied knowledge of the practical requirement of Machines Safety related regulatory frameworks including:
The Supply of Machinery (Safety) Regulations 2008
Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations 1998 (PUWER)
Lifting Operations and Lifting Equipment Regulations (LOLER) 1998
The Electricity at Work Regulations 1989
The Electrical Equipment (Safety) Regulations 1994
Should hold a recognised engineering qualification.
Experience with machinery manufacturing and complex machines.
Should hold as a NEBOSH National General Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety or equivalent.

Simulation Engineer | Mechanical Engineer | Graduate Engineer

Simulation Engineer | Mechanical Engineer | Graduate Engineer

Connect 4 are working with a globally recognised company that turn over £1.5 Billion a year. They are now recruiting for a graduate engineer to be trained in house as a design/simulation engineer utilising RobCad for the automotive industry looking closely at BIW. After training you’ll be capable of 3D virtual simulation systems (Robcad and layout) for a variety of applications including welding, robots, assembly, conveyance and transfer systems at a program and project level

Key Skills needed:

Simulation/Design/Mechanical/Graduate Engineer

Mechanical Engineering Degree

Robotic Engineering Degree

Experience in simulation or design is beneficial

Experience in Catia or Robcad is beneficial

Type: Long Term Contract

Rate: £14.75-£17.50p/h

Location: Rugby