Locally abbreviated to MK, Milton Keynes is a large town in the Borough of Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire.
Regarded as one of Britain’s most successful business cities Milton Keynes has attracted over £1 billion of private investment in the last decade, transforming the city's skyline with new architecture, developing the infrastructure needed and creating an unparalleled air of optimism throughout the city.
Milton Keynes has attracted more than 500 inward investors and is home to some of the largest concentrations of North American, European and Asian firms in the UK.
Between 2010 and 2016, business base growth exceeded 34% with Milton Keynes consistently ranked at the top of economic benchmarking surveys
In 2015 Centre for Cities ranked Milton Keynes as number one for job growth in the last decade, the number one location for start-ups outside of London and within the top ten for new patents registered.
Unique by Design Milton Keynes is different. It's the only UK city that has been specifically designed for business growth from its very inception
Work is already underway on the Eastern and Western expansions of the city, amounting to over 700 hectares of new development and which, when completed, will include more than 10,000 new homes and over 100 hectares of employment land making Milton Keynes a prime location for Recruitment industry growth to support its ongoing development.
Mechanical EngineerMilton Keynes, United Kingdom Leading FMCG, high speed, high volume manufacturer in Milton Keynes is looking to appoint a new Mechanical Engineer to join their very busy team. This site produces upwards of two million products every day and is a working with some of the world’s biggest and best known companies. We are looking to appoint a time served mechanical engineer who will be responsible for maintaining the production line, specifically industrial size printers and presses. These lines are extremely complicated and must be running efficiently at all times. You must have experience working within a mechanical maintenance role within a similar company from FMCG, automotive or similar. You will be part of a 23 man team made up of mechanical and electrical engineers, production operatives and team leader / shift manager. There is real opportunity for long term career progression and all candidates are put through relevant training and development plans to ensure they have all the skills required to work efficiently and safely. The site has four teams working in tandem, supporting each other when breakdowns or bottlenecking occurs. If something goes wrong everybody is expected to chip in and make sure all three lines are up and running. You will work a rotating shift pattern, 12 hour shifts starting at 7:45am / 7:45pm. You will be rewarded with a starting salary in the region of £40,000 which will go up to £46,000 once performance objectives have been met. A further increase to £51,000 after another 12 month’s service is possible. For more information please get in touch. Read more
Mechanical Design EngineerMilton Keynes, United Kingdom We have a very exciting opportunity for experienced Motorsport / Automotive Mechanical Design Engineers to become a part of very special project and possible future projects based at a Motorsport team in Buckinghamshire. Role - Mechanical Design Engineer (NX / Unigraphics experience ideal) Location - Milton Keynes Contract - 3 months minimum Rate - £excellent hourly rates Our client are looking for designers who have extensive Automotive Engineering experience, with a Motorsports mentality. Experience required Working within the Motorsport or Automotive industry NX / Unigraphics ideal Design of mechanical components If you are looking for your next contract working for two prestigious badges, please send over your cv to email@example.com or call Craig Pledge on 01908 228642 Read more
Maintenance EngineerMilton Keynes, United Kingdom Your list of duties will often cover the entire gamut of electrical and mechanical engineering, from planning, design and development to production, deployment and maintenance. Furthermore, you may be responsible for making improvements to existing electrical products, solutions and services. Although your day-to-day activities and responsibilities will differ, your core activities will include. Main Duties / Responsibilities Comply with SHE and all statutory Safety, Health and Environment requirements. Ensure accurate & timely records are entered / recorded of all work carried out, root causes of failures and of spares / consumables used. Ensure engineering downtime is accurately logged, monitor repair times, and find new methods / procedures to reduce these. Ensure operating and maintenance manuals, diagnostic instructions and special tools are readily available to all engineering staff. Provide engineering support to production to ensure efficient performance of all equipment. To apply systematic diagnostics in electrical/mechanical engineering to minimise the impact of plant failures/breakdowns. Contract labour All machinery & equipment on site Liaise with production managers to be aware of all concessions relating to engineering issues and ensure appropriate action plans are in place Experience / Qualifications: Essential Time served apprenticeship or equivalent Recognised electrical and mechanical qualifications to 17th Edition Self-managing - Must be able to work under own supervision or as part of a team Flexible working attitude, as you will be required to work such other hours as the company may deem necessary. Sound communication / training skills Desirable Three (3) years’ minimum of maintenance experience – Manufacturing Experience of working with PLC’s (Siemens S7, S5 and Alan Bradley) The ability to drive change and any continues improvement Read more
Composite Design EngineerMilton Keynes, United Kingdom We are currently looking for an experienced Motorsport / Automotive Composite design engineer to start on a short term rolling contract for one of our clients based in Formula 1. Role - Composite Design Engineer Location - Milton Keynes Rate - £excellent hourly rate - dependent on experience. Contract - Initially 6 months In order to be considered for the role, the candidate would require a thorough understanding of the design and manufacture of composite components and bonded composite assemblies is required. Ideal experience Composite design in Formula 1, LMP/WEC, WRC Composite design using NX Must be competent in modelling, surfacing and draughting using 3D CAD Must be comfortable with the application of GD&T Also desirable is experience of any of the following: Mechanical design, precision machined components, Laminating/Clean room experience, Composite Trim experience If you are looking for your next contract working for a team striving for excellence, please send over cv to firstname.lastname@example.org or call 01908 228642. Read more
Electrical design engineerMilton Keynes, United Kingdom Role - Electrical Design Engineer - Hypercar Project Location - Buckinghamshire Contract - 3 Months minimum Rate - £excellent hourly rates Working with the Mechanical and Electronic Engineers you will Be responsible for the design, installation and specification of the on and off-car Electrical Installations You will also be involved in future development projects working within multi-disciplined groups. You will have a good understanding of the wiring, connectors and heatshrink systems used within a high end automotive environment and ideally have a high level of experience in the use of Computer Aided Design Harness packages, ideally Unigraphics NX8.5. Applicants for this role should ideally have a recognised qualification in an Electronics discipline, combined with relevant experience of Motorsport Electrical and Electronic Systems. You should additionally be able to demonstrate a high level of self-motivation and be able to work within a high-pressure environment. Good communication skills and the ability to work within tight timescales are a pre requisite for this role. If you are looking for your next contract, please send over CV to email@example.com or call 01908 228642 to discuss. Read more