Machine Shop Logistics & Technical Support

To support the Machine Shop Manager in maintaining systems and processes designed to ensure that the Machine Shop meets its’ target with respect to on-time delivery and cost effectiveness.

Manchester, UK

Full Time, Permanent

Degree in a technical discipline

Closing Date: Friday 21st April 2023


Material Control and Job Planning and Scheduling

  • Using production planner workbench within Epicor to raise jobs needed for the shopfloor in a timely manner.
  • Booking jobs and transactions within Epicor.
  • Checking and maintaining batch quantities of all parts raised on the machine shop to ensure that they’re broadly correct.
  • Auditing PO suggestions for material purchases.
  • Chasing and prioritising individual overdue parts when necessary.
  • Kitting jobs, creating serial numbers and updating shortage lists.

Machine Process Data Capture, Analysis and Control

  • Analyse and input standard cycle times to the ERP system.
  • Changing all BoMs and MoMs in Epicor when machines, materials or processes change.
  • Adding MoMs and BoMs for all new parts raised in Epicor.
  • Monitor and ensure standard times are achieved.
  • Training current staff to maintain this structure in future.
  • Ordering tools and equipment.
  • Inputting data into various spreadsheets (lathe workholding, machine schedules, budget, machine OEE, maintenance, H&S, etc.).

About You: 


  • Experience of data management within ERP systems.
  • Appreciation of common metal cutting machinery.
  • Use of common manufacturing documentation (BOMs, assembly drawings, etc.).
  • Use of method and production instructions.


  • Skilled in use of data management tools, such as; MS Excel.
  • Excellent organisational skills.
  • Excellent troubleshooting and problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written.


Applications should be made by forwarding a copy of your up to date CV and covering letter to or alternatively, you can submit your application by post to: Elcometer Limited, Edge Lane, Droylsden, Manchester, M43 6BU.