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Paul Furlong

Paul Furlong

Principal Consultant
01453829789, 07484076663
Paul Furlong

Specialised in:

CNC Machining, Design Engineer and Metrology roles as well as Senior Account Management

Experience & background:

After 15 years of Retail and  Account management experience I moved into technical recruitment, I have mentored teams and overseen large projects of work within technical and engineering recruitment sectors. Currently a Principal Consultant and Senior Account Manager.

You might be surprised to learn:

I am engrossed in the renovation of my Cotswold cottage and love walking in the surrounding countryside. I’m also partial to cake.

Jobs posted by Paul Furlong

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Production Planner
Aerospace & Defence
Worcestershire, England
Market related
Permanent
Job Title: Production Planner Location: Redditch, Worcestershire Pay Range/details: Competitive salary + commission schemeContract Type: Permanent Great opportunity for a skilled Production Planner to join an expanding and dynamic team with my globally respected Worcestershire-based client.Key Responsibilities – Production Planner   This position is responsible for scheduling work orders for the designated value stream to support the site's on time delivery and inventory metrics. This includes the sequencing of the production schedule to maximize efficiencies , as well as creating the Master Production Schedule in line with capacity and customer demand.Duties  Balances current and future customer demand requirements with manufacturing and supplier capabilities/capacities to ensure completion of customer requirements on time and in full. •Develops Master Production Schedule for use in Materials Requirement Planning system to generate requirements for manufactured and purchased parts while ensuring desired inventory levels are maintained. •Responsible for analyzing, achieving, and sustaining Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) rules related to master scheduling. •Analyzes data, including enterprise requirements planning information and prepares reports as needed to facilitate and recommend actions to ensure optimal supply chain execution. • Lead Planner-to-Planner activities in the scheduling of inter/intra company demamd for designated suppliers • Responsible for designated Value Stream's Work Order Leading Indicators, including Action Message Management, WO On Time Release, Schedule Accuracy and MPS Stability. • Collaborates with SIOP Leader to ensure alignment with Master Production Schedules and SIOP. Qualifications & Requirements – Production Planner  Degree / APICS CPIM Accrediation Preferred 3+ Years of planning expereience MFG/Pro, Microsoft Office (Access, Excel, PowerPoint), OBIEE knowledge preferred What we can offer – Production Planner       Competitive salary and benefits package 25 days holiday plus bank holidayswelcoming and progressive culturejob security due to a substainble customer base Call for action: For more information on this role, please contact Paul Furlong on 01453 829789 or send a copy of your CV to [email protected] Resource Group is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy. 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.  Candidates who are currently a Production Planner, Materials Planner or Master Scheduler may be suitable for this positionFor 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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Contract CNC Machinist
Aerospace & Defence
Stroud, Gloucestershire, England
Market related
Contract
An opportunity to assist a well respected business for a short-term temporary contract based at their facility in Stroud, Gloucestershire. I am looking for a skilled CNC machinist (Milling or Turning) for a 3 month contract working in a busy machine sjhop and working with exotic materials. Contract CNC Machinist - Double Day Shift Duration: 3 months Location: StroudPurpose:The role provides the business with the skills to set and operate the CNC machines in line with the delivery requirements of the business, ensuring that products are produced efficiently; that they are of the right quality, quantity, and cost; and that they are produced on time.Key Duties: CNC Machinist  Run the machines in line with the speeds and feeds called up by the programs and monitor performance.Carry out in cycle inspection of the parts produced, using micrometres, verniers and coordinate measuring machine reports. Where changes are necessary provide feedback to Production Engineering Ensure good and professional communication is maintained with your opposite DDS machinist during shift handover.Ensuring Non-Conforming parts are reported immediately, with root cause established and documented and pasted to the Machine Shop Supervisor. Knowledge, Skills Training & Experience: CNC machinist Full indentured apprenticeship or relevant knowledge & experience highlighted on CV.Experienced in all aspects of workshop practise.Experience in all aspects of Production Machining both Manual & CNC.Experience and knowledge in working with Duplex and Nickel Alloy Materials.Good numerical and literacy skillsProficient in the use of MS Office applications, email and internet.  For more information on this role, please contact Paul Furlong on 01453 829789 or send a copy of your CV to [email protected] who are currently a contract CNC Machinist, CNC Miller, CNC Turner or CNC Grinder may be suitable for this position For details of other opportunities available within your chosen field please visit our website www.omegaresource.co.uk Omega 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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Engineering Quality Inspector
Aerospace & Defence
Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire, England
£30k - 35k per year
Permanent
Quality Inspector Location: TewkesburyShift : Day shiftExcellent package & great working environmentAn exciting opportunity has arisen with my client. They are a world-renowned engineering business. They are looking for a Quality Inspector to join their expanding team. The successful candidate will be responsible for Carrying out Central & Goods Inwards Inspection activities. This will include, but is not limited to, product and process audits, supporting ongoing continuous improvement activities throughout the business, development of a team culture within the inspection functions, and across the business.The post requires a working knowledge of best practice metrology processes.Duties and responsibilties: 1)       Carry out inspection of First-off items and supplied goods using a combination of manual gauging, CMM and surface testing equipment.2)       Carry out in-process inspection audits and provide constructive feedback to machine shop and assembly staff.3)       Monitor the use and condition of in-process and central inspection gauging.  Ensuring that gauging is returned for calibration in-line with the calibration schedule.4)       Liaise with the Manufacturing Engineering team during process development to ensure that inspection requirements/methods are captured at the earliest possible stage of process definition.5)       Utilise MSA and SPC as the basis for driving on-going process improvements.6)       Undertake training on inspection processes and equipment where necessary.7)       Support Engineering with new product and new process introductions.8)       Support the implementation and subsequently maintain systems and procedures to ensure continuing compliance with the AS: EN 9100, ISO 9001 Quality Management system and PED directive requirement and any project specific Quality requirements.10)   Support the review of Final and stage drawings prior to release into production.11)   Review areas of concern for continuous improvement activities.12)   Ensure all documentation is accurately maintained and archived to aid product traceability. Knowledge & abilty required: knowledge of ISO9001:2008 (AS9100:2009 experience preferred).Extensive knowledge of metrology processes.knowledge and experience of CMM systems (Aberlink).Knowledge and experience and ability to read and understand Engineering drawings (including geometric tolerancing).A team player with the ability to work on own initiative, and able to influence others by demonstrating a positive “can do” attitude.Ability to work at pace in a multi-project environmentComputer literate with an understanding of MS Excel, MS Word and MS Project.Good communicator at all levels. The post holder will desirably have, or will be able to develop Experience in the use of industrial MRP, MRP-II or ERP tools; ideally Syteline  What we can offer They offer attractive rates of pay.33 days holiday (including Bank Holidays)Health coverStrong overtime rates Potential career progressionThey promote a positive, approachable and welcoming culture throughout the company. For further details, please contact Paul Furlong by email on [email protected] – or by phone on 01453 829 789.Omega Resource Group is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancyOmega 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. Candidates who are currently a Goods in inspector, CNC Machinist or Metrology graduate may be suitable for this positionFor 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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CNC machinist
Aerospace & Defence
Lincoln, Lincolnshire, England
£25k - 29.5k per year
Permanent
CNC Machinist – setter/operator (milling, Turning or Grinding)Hours of work: Double Day shiftSalary : Up to £29k per annum + shift allowance An exciting opportunity has arisen with my client. They are a successful Engineering company that are offering a stable and lucrative career in their machine shop. They require a CNC Machinist – setter/operator, to set and operate CNC Turning and Milling centres with Fanuc control system.The CNC Machinist will assist in the manufacturing of parts through the production process, ensuring planned times for setting and manufacturing are met or improved; and high quality parts produced within required performance, cost and delivery targets.We are looking for a CNC Machinist– setter/operator who ideally has the following skills: Ability to work independently or as part of a teamGood attention to detailPrevious experience with as a CNC MachinistPrevious manufacturing experienceGood working knowledge of manufacturing techniques and Engineering drawings is essential.Excellent problem solving skills The benefits of working for this company are: 37 hours per week – Monday to Friday, early finish on FridayAnnual Leave: 25 days + Bank Holidays.Company Pension SchemeEmployee Referral ProgrammeSimply Health Plan and DIS BenefitDays and Day/Afternoon shifts available For further details, please contact Paul Furlong by email on [email protected] – or by phone on 01453 829 789.Omega Resource Group are an employment agency specialising in opportunities at all levels within the Engineering, Aerospace, Automotive, Electronics, Defence, Scientific, Oil & Gas, Construction and Manufacturing sectors. We are always seeking Engineering Staff, Senior Managers, Skilled and Semi-Skilled Machinists, Mechanical Fitters, Electrical Fitters, Quality Engineers, Materials Science Engineers, Maintenance Engineers, Electronics Engineers, Test Technicians, Technical Authors, Electricians and Laboratory Technicians to name but a few.  For more details visit our website www.omegaresource.co.ukFor details of other opportunities available within your chosen field please visit our website www.omegaresource.co.uk. Omega 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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Engineering Manager
Aerospace & Defence
Bristol, England
£55k - 60k per year
Permanent
Engineering ManagerLocation: BristolShift : Day shiftSalary: £55,000 to £60,000 per annumA fantastic opportunity to join a highly respected engineering business in Bristol has arisen with my client. They are looking for a talented Engineering Manager to join their successful team in located just off the M32.The successful candidate for the role of Engineering Manager will be responsible for leading the company's Engineering department and will be responsible for developing, implementing and maintaining their Engineering Systems (to AS9100 and Sabre4), driving their product and systems conformance. The Engineering Manager will directly manage and lead the Engineering team, comprising of CAD/CAM development engineers, Manufacturing Engineers and NPI Engineers to deliver engineered systems to manufacturing in compliance with its identified requirements Responsible for managing, development and introduction of New Products, in a profitable and efficient manner, on time to project parameters.   Work with Customers to liaise on engineering aspects for products, including creating Non-Conformance to drawing approval requests (Deviation Permit (DP), MVA, Concession etc) Manage a team of CAD/CAM and manufacturing engineers to manage new and existing products onto the shop floor. Work with facilities management to make sure CNC systems are suitable and able to produce parts RFT Generate and implement plans for out-of-hours running on specific CNC system You may be required to work alternative shifts / hours Liaising with Customers on engineering issues, especially with customer MEs.  Qualifications and Experience Required: Technical expertise in Design & Manufacturing Engineering, with a relevant professional qualification (BSc, BEng, MSc) in Engineering (eg. Aerospace, Mechanical)  • Strong drawing understanding (GD&T, special processes, coating) • Experience of managing New Product / Process introduction (NPI) industrialisation & existing production process improvements • Ability to influence people, build trust and establish effective working relationships within a global organisation. • Significant experience in Engineering and demonstrated ability in a leadership position with evidence of delivering significant improvements in terms of cost/quality of engineering systems. • An approachable manner and able to communicate effectively at all levels internally and externally • Strong inter personal and relationship building abilities • A hands-on approach and ‘get it done’ attitude • Familiarity with CNC systems - 3/4/5 axis Milling, Turning and Grinding. • Working knowledge of LEAN processes and practices • Agile Methodologies • Solid understanding of industrial Aerospace manufacturing systems and processes, including treatments and the characteristics of varied raw materials (Aluminium, Steels, Titaniums & Exotics) • Knowledge of Solidworks/SolidCAM (CAD/CAM), Vericut • Familiarity with EDM and Wire Cut systems. • Knowledge of robotics and lights out methodologies for machining.• Working knowledge of quality system models such as ISO9001, AS9100 into a Quality Management System (QMS), Aerospace Regulations • Able to use/familiarity of ERP systems • Understanding of Project Management processes and systems What we can offer They offer an attractive salary and packageThey offer job security and stability, as they have a sustainable client base.They promote a positive, approachable and welcoming culture throughout the company.  For further details, please contact Paul Furlong by email on [email protected] – or by phone on 01453 829 789.Omega Resource Group is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancyOmega 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. Candidates who are currently a Prodcution Manager, Engineering or Lead Design Engineer may be suitable for this positionFor details of other opportunities available within your chosen field please visit our website www.omegaresource.co.uk Omega is an employment business specialising in opportunities at all levels within the Engineering, Manufacturing, Aerospace, Automotive, Electronics, Defence, Scientific, Energy & Renewables and Tech sectors.