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Alex Niven

Alex Niven

Recruiter

  • engineering-and-manufacturing
  • About me

  • ​I  recruit for various roles across the Engineering sector. From Sales Engineers to Field Service Engineers to the occasional Buyer.

    I am Portsmouth born and breed. Support Pompey FC and a very keen football fan.

    I am a family man with 4 kids and an amazing wife.

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Alex's Jobs

  • Store Assistant/Warehouse Assistant

    Wallingford

    £18000 - £20000 per annum

    Stores Assistant / Warehouse Assistant Required A Stores Assistant / Warehouse Assistant is required for a supplier of heating and cooling solutions. They are looking for a permanent team member to join the warehouse team. The main duties of the role will be to make sure that all goods are unpacked, receipted and stored safely and securely. Furthermore, this person will be responsible for keeping the warehouse clean, tidy and organised as to the standard of the business. They will be responsible for ensuring goods are sent off in a timely manner and also dealing with any enquiries for the department. This is with addition to various other warehouse duties. Package: £18,000+ basic salary Flexible working hours - part-time or full-time available Opportunity to gain Forklift licence if not possessed already Requirements: Full, Clean UK Drivers Licence Warehouse / Stock Management Experience Forklift licence desirable but not essential WR Engineering are the #1 recruitment partner for engineering, manufacturing & technical sales jobs. We recruit for permanent and contract jobs UK wide. WR is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

  • Internal Sales Engineer

    Knutsford

    £25000 - £32000 per annum + Pending on Experience + Bonus

    Technical Sales Engineer or Graduate required for a manufacturer based in Knutsford, Cheshire. The Sales Engineer will be reporting to the sales manager, compiling technical quotes, providing technical support for external sales team and assisting with tenders and bids. You will ideally come from an Internal Sales Engineer, Applications Engineer, Project Engineer or similar Technical sales background or a mechanical engineering graduate who is keen to start their career in sales. Candidates will have an engineering qualification and be able to read engineering drawings - apprentice trained, HNC, HND or Degree in mechanical engineering or similar. Engineering Graduates with some office, internal sales or customer service work experience are welcome to apply. Package: £25,000 - £32,000 dependant on experience 23 days holiday plus bank holidays Pension Company bonus The role: As a Sales Engineer, you will join a busy and vibrant sales office Respond to customer enquiries by phone & email Evaluate enquiries to offer the correct products and solutions to match the customers requirements and applications Compiling quotations, working from product specifications and drawings Provide technical support for the external sales force and customers WR Engineering are the #1 recruitment partner for engineering, manufacturing & technical sales jobs. We recruit for permanent and contract jobs UK wide. WR is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

  • Mechanical Design Engineer

    Winchester

    £33000 - £64000 per annum

    Mechanical Design Engineer - Machine Design Experience Senior Mechanical Design Engineer needed to join a stable, established and growing engineering company based just outside of Southampton. My client is working in a niche market and offer bespoke design solutions, working from concept stage through to assembly and test. Due to continued growth and a growing pipeline of orders my client is looking to add 10 Design Engineers to their current team over the next 6 months. The successful Senior Mechanical Design Engineer will have experience of hand calcs and / or FEA techniques and will have experience in Machine Design, containment chambers, shield isolators or remote handling equipment. All successful candidates must be eligible for SC clearance. My client offer great career development and progression opportunities and the chance to work alongside an enthusiastic and dynamic team. They also offer a generous relocation package for anyone moving to the area for work. The Package: Salary - £33,000-£64,000 37 hours a week Mon-Fri 08:30-17:00 and Fri (08:30-16:30) Private health care Pension 6% company contribution 25 days holiday + bank holidays Death in service 4x annual salary Flexible working hours Relocation package offered Prime Responsibilities and Duties Production of engineering concepts and technical solutions. To produce engineering designs and associated engineering documents (such as drawings, calculations, reports) and ensure they are completed within the required timescales. To progress small and medium sized engineering projects, as allocated or working as part of a team on larger projects. In both cases. Project work, in addition to design, will include all aspects of the design process such as draughting and testing of products. Required Skills Good engineering calculations ability. (Hand calcs, Ansys, FEA experience) Will ideally hold a Degree, HNC/HND qualification in Mechanical Engineering, Design Engineering or a related subject. Experience working in the defence, nuclear or a similar highly regulated industry would be advantageous. Must have or be eligible to obtain SC clearance. WR Engineering are the #1 recruitment partner for engineering, manufacturing & technical sales jobs. We recruit for permanent and contract jobs UK wide. WR is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

What people say about Alex

  • Alex is friendly and extremely helpful! He helped me find an amazing role with a great company. Alex helped me throughout the entire process, providing me with great tips and information. he also kept me in the loop without me having to chase him up. Thank you for all your help.

    Saif