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Ben Dawson

Ben Dawson

Recruitment Consultant
01453829522
Ben Dawson

Specialised in
Engineering across a range of industries including aerospace, automotive, manufacturing offering businesses the UK’s top talent. Main focus is on Technicians, Engineers, Managers to name a few.

Experience & background
Recently new to recruitment joining Omega in August 2023, having graduated from UWE. I decided to join Omega as I wanted the opportunity to work with the best engineering talent in the UK as well as the most exciting industries.

Currently specialising in working with a range of aerospace, defence, automotive and manufacturing businesses providing high quality products to their customers.  I am passionate about delivering a high-level service to my clients and candidates, to help provide career and business growth.

You might be surprised to learn
Outside of work, I enjoy going to the gym and visiting Old Trafford to watch Man Utd. I also have a cockapoo called Honey.

Jobs posted by Ben Dawson

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Cell Leader
Precision Manufacturing
Lincoln, Lincolnshire, England
£33k per year + pension
Permanent
Job Title: Cell LeaderContract: PermanentSalary: £33,000 Location: LincolnRole Overview – Cell LeaderOur leading client within the manufacturing industry are looking for a Cell Leader to join their team at their state-of-the-art facility in the Lincoln area. The successful candidate will be responsible for the managing and planning for the production team spread across multiple shifts.What we can offer – Cell Leader 25 Days Holiday + Bank Holidays                                                      Personal Accident planCompany Pension - 5% employer contributionOn-Site CanteenOn-Site ParkingLong Service AwardEmployee Referral Scheme Key Responsibilities – Cell Leader Ensure adherence to all health and safety regulations and company policies, maintaining a safe working environment. Serve as a lead member of the fire/spillage team.Direct and focus the efforts of the production team to meet internal and external customer requirements efficiently, achieving departmental and business targets.Ensure manufactured products meet specifications and are handled correctly to avoid additional unplanned operations.Maintain an organized and safe working environment.Implement timely countermeasures for deviations to plans.Reviewing KPIs to improve productivity and efficiency proactively.Lead department meetings, continuous improvement activities, and manage priority production orders through daily meetings with the production team.Take a lead role outside office hours and in the absence of the department manager.Identify necessary human and material resources to meet departmental and business objectives. Key Qualifications & Experience – Cell Leader NVQ or higher in Engineering Manufacture or equivalent / Advanced Modern Apprenticeship.Project management qualification/experience.Experience managing teams within a manufacturing environment.Strong interpersonal skills and effective communicationTarget-oriented with excellent man-management skillsFocused on quality and health and safety.Forward-thinking with strong organizational skills.Proficient in Microsoft Office. Omega Resource Group is an employment agency specialising in opportunities at all levels within the Engineering, Aerospace, Automotive, Electronics, Defence, Scientific, Oil & Gas, Construction and Manufacturing sectors.For more information about this role, please contact Ben Dawson on 01453 829522 or send a copy of your CV to [email protected] details of other opportunities available within your chosen field please visit our website www.omegaresource.co.ukOmega is an employment business specialising in opportunities at all levels within the Engineering, Manufacturing, Aerospace, Automotive, Electronics, Defence, Scientific, Energy & Renewables and Tech sectors.

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Health & Safety Manager
Precision Manufacturing
Eastleigh, Hampshire, England
£45k - 55k per year + pension
Permanent
Job Title: Health & Safety ManagerLocation: Hampshire / GloucestershirePay Range/details: £45,000 - £55,000Contract Type: Permanent, Full TimeOmega Resource are partnered with this global provider of design-led, advanced electronics technology, working with the Healthcare, Aerospace & Defence, and Automation markets, providing performance critical applications.They are seeking a Health & Safety Manager to support both manufacturing sites in Hampshire and Gloucestershire and will be required to split their time adequately between both locations. The Health & Safety Manager will be responsible for implementing improvements of best practice, managing programmes to ensure frameworks are followed, and fostering proactive and awareness of HSE.Key Responsibilities – Health and Safety Manager Legal compliance, reporting and the implementation of Company HSE standards across both sitesActing as primary contact in dealing with regulatory agencies, and trains management to understand HSE regulations and standardsPreparing for, hosting, and actioning any corrective actions or viable suggestions from internal and external audits and managing a regular schedule of internal inspectionsActing as chair of the Sites’ HSE committee and ensuring that outputs are widely communicatedThe health and safety induction of all new team members and the ongoing provision of HSE training and development including the design and delivery an annual HSE plan, emergency procedures and workplace safetyIdentifying and assessing risks in our operations and change activities and putting robust, reviewable plans in place to mitigate and eliminate those risks promoting a zero-harm safety cultureEnsuring that safety data sheets are maintained and readily accessible when needed and maintaining records of employee exposure to hazardous waste and/or pollutants, as requiredTrack and report leading and lagging HSE indicators, presenting at monthly ‘Town Hall’ and management reviews, with trackable action plans. Provide further data for regional reporting as required by the Site DirectorsIncident management and corrective actions for all incidents, accidents and near missesAct as Subject Matter Expert in areas of HS&E, challenging the businesses to continuously do the right thing and put safety first, displaying the highest ethical standardsActing as ISO45001 Health & Safety Management Representative and is responsible for maintaining certificationDrive and track sustainability improvements- with longer term specific goals around net zero and zero single use plastic in our businessesAct as an integral member of the wider UK and global HSE team, contribution to wider projects and opportunities for collaboration, shared learning, and efficiencySupport other UK sites and provide emergency cover for colleagues as necessaryObserving and complying with company health & safety and environmental policies and company standard operating procedures Qualifications & Requirements – Health & Safety Manager The holder of a NEBOSH General Certificate, as minimum, or equivalent professional qualificationAble to demonstrate relevant leadership experience in an HSE management roleComprehensive knowledge of HSE legislation, guidance and best practiceAble to demonstrate a successful track record of working proactively in a manufacturing environmentProfessional and confident communicator (written and verbal) at all levelsPositive, enthusiastic with a track record of making significant improvements in their areas of expertiseData driven with strong analytical and problem-solving abilityCan demonstrate their ability to persuade and influence at a senior level and be resolute in upholding safety above all else For more information on this role, please contact Ben Dawson on 01453 829522 or send a copy of your CV to [email protected] details of other opportunities available within your chosen field please visit our website www.omegaresource.co.ukOmega is an employment business specialising in opportunities at all levels within the Engineering, Manufacturing, Aerospace, Automotive, Electronics, Defence, Scientific, Energy & Renewables and Tech sectors.

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Health & Safety Manager
Precision Manufacturing
Fairford, Gloucestershire, England
£45k - 55k per year + pension
Permanent
Job Title: Health & Safety ManagerLocation: Hampshire / GloucestershirePay Range/details: £45,000 - £55,000Contract Type: Permanent, Full TimeOmega Resource are partnered with this global provider of design-led, advanced electronics technology, working with the Healthcare, Aerospace & Defence, and Automation markets, providing performance critical applications.They are seeking a Health & Safety Manager to support both manufacturing sites in Hampshire and Gloucestershire and will be required to split their time adequately between both locations. The Health & Safety Manager will be responsible for implementing improvements of best practice, managing programmes to ensure frameworks are followed, and fostering proactive and awareness of HSE.Key Responsibilities – Health and Safety Manager Legal compliance, reporting and the implementation of Company HSE standards across both sitesActing as primary contact in dealing with regulatory agencies, and trains management to understand HSE regulations and standardsPreparing for, hosting, and actioning any corrective actions or viable suggestions from internal and external audits and managing a regular schedule of internal inspectionsActing as chair of the Sites’ HSE committee and ensuring that outputs are widely communicatedThe health and safety induction of all new team members and the ongoing provision of HSE training and development including the design and delivery an annual HSE plan, emergency procedures and workplace safetyIdentifying and assessing risks in our operations and change activities and putting robust, reviewable plans in place to mitigate and eliminate those risks promoting a zero-harm safety cultureEnsuring that safety data sheets are maintained and readily accessible when needed and maintaining records of employee exposure to hazardous waste and/or pollutants, as requiredTrack and report leading and lagging HSE indicators, presenting at monthly ‘Town Hall’ and management reviews, with trackable action plans. Provide further data for regional reporting as required by the Site DirectorsIncident management and corrective actions for all incidents, accidents and near missesAct as Subject Matter Expert in areas of HS&E, challenging the businesses to continuously do the right thing and put safety first, displaying the highest ethical standardsActing as ISO45001 Health & Safety Management Representative and is responsible for maintaining certificationDrive and track sustainability improvements- with longer term specific goals around net zero and zero single use plastic in our businessesAct as an integral member of the wider UK and global HSE team, contribution to wider projects and opportunities for collaboration, shared learning, and efficiencySupport other UK sites and provide emergency cover for colleagues as necessaryObserving and complying with company health & safety and environmental policies and company standard operating procedures Qualifications & Requirements – Health & Safety Manager The holder of a NEBOSH General Certificate, as minimum, or equivalent professional qualificationAble to demonstrate relevant leadership experience in an HSE management roleComprehensive knowledge of HSE legislation, guidance and best practiceAble to demonstrate a successful track record of working proactively in a manufacturing environmentProfessional and confident communicator (written and verbal) at all levelsPositive, enthusiastic with a track record of making significant improvements in their areas of expertiseData driven with strong analytical and problem-solving abilityCan demonstrate their ability to persuade and influence at a senior level and be resolute in upholding safety above all else  For more information on this role, please contact Ben Dawson on 01453 829522 or send a copy of your CV to [email protected] details of other opportunities available within your chosen field please visit our website www.omegaresource.co.ukOmega is an employment business specialising in opportunities at all levels within the Engineering, Manufacturing, Aerospace, Automotive, Electronics, Defence, Scientific, Energy & Renewables and Tech sectors.

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CMM Inspector
Aerospace & Defence
Reading, Berkshire, England
£17 per hour
Contract
Job Title CMM InspectorContract: 3-6 monthsSalary: £17 per hourLocation: ReadingRole Overview – CMM InspectorOur leading client are looking for an experienced Goods In Inspector to join their team based at their Reading facility on contract basis of 3-6 months. This successful candidate will be responsible for the inspection of products, components and processes through company inspection procedures.Key Responsibilities – CMM Inspector Carrying out inspections on products passing through the supply chain, using inspection methods including FAI.Assisting business operations by carrying out quality related investigations and identifying procedures to improve overall quality related engineering activities.Conducting inspection of components both onsite and offsite manufactured by suppliers through the use of a range of inspection techniques.Assist in training of employees in relation to reading and understanding of numerous engineering related techniques and instructions. Key Experience & Qualifications – CMM Inspector Previous experience in working within a manufacturing and engineering environment.Understanding of manufactured machined parts.Engineering related qualifications are advantageous.Experience of working within a quality related role or department. Omega Resource Group is an employment agency specialising in opportunities at all levels within the Engineering, Aerospace, Automotive, Electronics, Defence, Scientific, Oil & Gas, Construction and Manufacturing sectors.For more information about this role, please contact Ben Dawson on 01453 829522 or send a copy of your CV to [email protected] details of other opportunities available within your chosen field please visit our website www.omegaresource.co.ukOmega is an employment business specialising in opportunities at all levels within the Engineering, Manufacturing, Aerospace, Automotive, Electronics, Defence, Scientific, Energy & Renewables and Tech sectors.

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Applications Engineer
Aerospace & Defence
Newport, Wales
£40k - 42k per year + benefits
Permanent
Job Title: Applications EngineerContract: PermanentSalary: £40,000-£42,000Location: NewportRole Overview – Applications EngineerOur leading client are looking for an experienced Applications Engineer to join their team at their Newport based facility. The successful candidate will be responsible for working within the production team to maximise company productivity.What we can offer – Applications Engineer Pension - match contribution from 4% - 10%Life Assurance – 2x annual salary rising to 4 x if join Company pension.Free parking on all sitesFree refreshments provided.An entitlement to full pay whilst off sick for a limited number of days (in addition to your statutory sick pay entitlement)25 days holiday plus national holiday. Key Responsibilities – Applications Engineer Take responsibility for the process development of new applications and production parts. Through working closely with customers and the sales team, from enquiry stage through to production and delivery.Develop an understanding of robotic programming and coating through training and first-hand shop floor experience.Generating production routes for new parts, creating process improvements on existing applications and identify potential problems.Documenting all aspects of work i.e. drawings, process routes, tooling information.Produce process documentation as it develops, to ensure that process instructions are clear, accurate and updated.Become competent in the key aspects of the coating technician and production assistant’s role i.e. select & monitor process parameters, setting up jobs/equipment, loading and unloading of parts, preparing appropriate tooling & masking degreasing, masking techniques and surface activation.Develop an in-depth process knowledge that will enable you to troubleshoot process problems. (This is likely to involve visiting customers to hold technical discussions and provide technical services on existing and new applications) Key Experience & Qualifications – Applications Engineer Educated to a degree level within an engineering discipline.Proficient in interpreting drawings and measurement techniques.Demonstrates strong teamwork abilities.Possesses effective communication skills. Omega Resource Group is an employment agency specialising in opportunities at all levels within the Engineering, Aerospace, Automotive, Electronics, Defence, Scientific, Oil & Gas, Construction and Manufacturing sectors.For more information about this role, please contact Ben Dawson on 01453 829522 or send a copy of your CV to [email protected] details of other opportunities available within your chosen field please visit our website www.omegaresource.co.ukOmega is an employment business specialising in opportunities at all levels within the Engineering, Manufacturing, Aerospace, Automotive, Electronics, Defence, Scientific, Energy & Renewables and Tech sectors.