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Electroplating Laboratory Manager

Posted 14 February by Unlocking Potential Ended

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Flann Microwave is a market-leading designer and manufacturer of precision components and equipment, they are looking for an Electroplating Laboratory Manager to join the company.

The role will involve applying the principles and practices of electroplating to the wide variety of shapes and sizes of components the company produces. You will develop new methods and processes to deposit metal layers with the support of the Design Engineering team. Additionally you will improve and manage the department in a controlled environment to maximise quality and innovation.

We have a 60 year heritage, and are continuing to grow, which allows good opportunities for career development within the team of 66 employees.

Other Key responsibilities:

  • To provide vital support to the production process by electroforming and plating components and products to the highest standard possible
  • Initially undertake a full review of processes and equipment culminating in a plan for the future to ensure maximum safety, effectiveness and efficiency
  • Implementing the plan approved within the pre agreed timescale
  • Be a key member of the Production team to assist innovation and improve our quality
  • Be instrumental in the continuous analysis, monitoring and improvement regime
  • To use and record the statistical data in the controlled environment to maximise output and be flexible with the company’s needs.
  • Carry out inspection to the highest level
  • Manage storage and disposal of hazardous waste
  • Work with managers and supervisors to implement the Company’s policies and business objectives
  • Carry out any other duties reasonable within capability as the Company requires

Company Description

Based in Bodmin, Flann is internationally renowned for the design and manufacture of high quality, high performance components and systems for commercial and military applications of microwaves including communications, radar and research. The business has an international reputation for high-performance, high-quality waveguide microwave components in specialist markets.

Flann makes critical components and test equipment for waveguide-based applications as diverse as national air traffic control and airport security systems, traffic light radar sensors, collision avoidance technology for cars and secure communications networks. Our clients include Goonhilly Earth Station, the major telecoms companies, universities, broadcasters, all the prime UK, European and US and defence manufacturers, Airbus and the UK Met Office.

Flann prides itself on good craftsmanship and an innovating culture and currently work a 4 day week (38.5hrs).

Please note:

Applications must be submitted via the Unlocking Potential Jobs Website

Required skills

  • Analysis
  • Electroplating

Reference: 34472161

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