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Forward-thinking British engineering that powers the global shearing industry – that’s what we do at Lister. Our people are our strength, and we recognise hard work, commitment to getting the job done and value one another’s contributions. 

25 August 2021

Trainee Assembly Operative
Full Time, Permanent
Competitive

STROUD, GLOUCESTERSHIRE (LISTER HQ)

Lister is looking for a dynamic hands-on Trainee Assembly Operative to join one of the most recognised, trusted, and world-renowned manufacturers in large animal clipping and shearing products.

We have set the standard for reliability and quality through engineering innovation by working with leading grooms, shearers, and farmers around the world, listening to market feedback and studying the way in which our products are used.

This role would suit someone looking to start their career in electrical and mechanical assembly.

The successful candidate will be part of the Assembly Team reporting directly into the Assembly Manager. This role offers an exciting opportunity for anyone wishing to start their career in manufacturing.

You will learn a variety of electrical and mechanical processes and build techniques.

In return, you will get the opportunity to join a friendly team in a family feel company where you will be well looked after and valued. In addition to full training, we will also provide the relevant tools and support to help maximize your potential and your individual career development.

The ideal candidate will have:

  • An interest in engineering
  • Positive attitude
  • Good communication skills
  • Willingness to learn and take instruction
  • Team player
  • Dependable & Reliable

If you think you are the perfect candidate for this role to apply, please send your CV via email to Jules.minchin@lister-shearing.co.uk.

All applications are treated in the strictest confidence.

 

 

29 July 2021

Senior Production Engineer
Full Time, Permanent
Competitive

STROUD, GLOUCESTERSHIRE (LISTER HQ)

Lister is looking for a Senior Production Engineer to join one of the most recognised, trusted and world-renowned manufacturers in large animal clipping and shearing products.

Lister has set the standard for reliability and quality through engineering innovation by working with leading grooms, shearers and farmers around the world, listening to market feedback and studying the way in which our products are used. In 2002, Lister was bought by Wahl Clipper Corporation that began an investment programme to support Lister in continuing to produce world class clipping and shearing products. Lister’s Headquartered is based in Stonehouse, England, Lister has a team of over 75 employees and distributes to over 60 countries both directly and through the Wahl subsidiaries around the world.

The successful candidate will be part of the Engineering team reporting directly into the Head of Engineering. This role offers an exciting opportunity for anyone who enjoys a challenge and can bring a new dynamic to our Engineering department with technical knowledge and improvements.


In return, you will get the opportunity to join a friendly team in a family feel company where you will be well looked after and valued. The role comes with an excellent remuneration package including a pension plan, health plan and a generous annual holiday entitlement. In addition to full training, we will also provide the relevant tools and support to help maximize your potential and your individual career development.

As a senior engineer on site, you will provide technical expertise for all things manufacturing/production engineering including continuous improvement initiatives, standardising processes, optimising performance, documentation and reducing costs.

Key Responsibilities:

• Provide technical support to the manufacturing team on the processes, systems and documentation required
• Build and maintain strong professional relationships and establish strong feedback loops between production, quality, NPI, design and customer service teams
• Ensure that process routings are routinely checked and updated to reflect new and revised processes
• Support NPI, production documentation and new initiatives throughout the year
• Evaluate existing manufacturing processes and workflows to identify areas that could benefit from changes and improvements
• Delivering technical engineering solutions to tight deadlines
• Reviewing and redesigning tooling, jigs and fixtures to constantly improve performance and minimise waste, change over times, etc.
• Troubleshooting and resolving manufacturing challenges
• Proposing and advising future on future capital investment, including justification of financial outlay against payback schedules.
• Refining manufacturability for new products introduction and embedding new processes
• Working with machine tooling suppliers to ensure a smooth introduction of new equipment into the business
• Designing bespoke tooling and working with tooling reps to select the best tooling

Skills and experience:

• Demonstrate a logical approach to problem-solving and root cause analysis and countermeasure.
• Strong planning and organization skills, embracing change.
• Project management skills and the ability to balance short-term firefighting with long term improvement projects
• Understanding of Siemens NX software would be advantageous
• Strong ability to run projects from cradle to grave
• A strong hands-on background within manufacturing/production/process engineering roles
• Experience in automation of manufacturing processes - Evidence of continuous improvement/lean initiatives and/or projects leading to improved efficiency, capacity, or cost savings (Six Sigma / Lean qualifications would be beneficial) - Experience within assembly & high-volume manufacturing.

Education:

• Minimum HND or equivalent - a degree in Engineering or a related field is also desirable.

Apply

• To apply, please send your CV via email to Jules.minchin@lister-shearing.co.uk
• All applications are treated in the strictest confidence.