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For over 40 years, Jonathan Lee Recruitment has been supplying the engineering and manufacturing sectors with exceptional people and a premier service, globally. We aim to be the customer’s first choice. Our specialist team of consultants, many of whom are technical and industry professionals, offer an in-depth understanding of the skills, experience and personal attributes required for a variety of roles from entry-level graduate positions to executive and board level appointments.

Our suite of services continues to evolve, covering permanent and contract recruitment, interim management, executive search, managed services, talent management and design services. With over 85% repeat business, we are committed to continuous improvement, working closely with industry partners and professional bodies to support our candidates, clients and the wider industry.

Industry 4.0 is already a reality and we are supporting our clients to understand how they can engage with new technologies to drive business success as part of the Future of British Manufacturing Initiative.

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Product Engineer

Product Engineer Interior Trim - Permanent - Solihull - £competitive salary & benefits This is a terrific opportunity for an experienced Product Engineer Interior Trim to join a leading global supplier of automotive components and systems, including interior and exterior trim. As a Product Engineer you will be part of a core team of Engineers and Designers tasked with the design, development and integration of interior commodities, supported by an infrastructure of specialists from Tooling, Process, Validation and Programme Management. What You Will Do: As Product Engineer Interior Trim You will develop the commodity through the virtual phases to the agreed programme timing and achieve on time tooling kick off with a fully validated, compliant and optimised design Focus on weight, cost and complexity reduction whilst maximising craftsmanship and quality feel Liaise with the OEM and Internal Teams to ensure customer concurrence and feasibility ahead of tooling kick off Manage own time and planning of necessary activities and meetings to deliver the project within budgeted hours Be flexible and willing to support project requirements at various locations throughout the duration of the project. There will be periods when significant levels of short-notice travel will be required What You Will Need: As Product Engineer Interior Trim An engineering degree, 2.1 or equivalent Minimum of several years of experience in a Product Engineering role within Automotive Interiors specifying and developing new parts Tier 1 or 2 experience in A-surface components, kinematic parts, injection mouldings and post wrapped parts In-depth knowledge of Automotive manufacturing processes and testing and validation standards Working knowledge of GD&T, DFM/DFA, CAE/FEA, CAD, FMEA and DVP&R What You Will Get: As Product Engineer Interior Trim A very competitive salary & benefits Involvement in a range of highly exciting projects Career development opportunities Suitably qualified and experienced Product Engineers Interior Trim should apply today by contacting Ray Greenman

Permanent / Solihull, West Midlands

Injection Mould Tooling Engineer

Injection Mould Tooling Engineer Permanent Birmingham Day shift Salary - Up to £50,000 per annum depending on experience Jonathan Lee are currently recruiting for an Injection Mould Tooling Engineer based at a client of ours in Birmingham. This is a Permanent position for the right candidate with immediate starts available. As an Injection Mould tooling engineer, you will: Liaise with manufacturing personnel to ensure tooling designs are sympathetic to planned process flow Be the main point of contact to all supplies & provide technical support of all aspects to clients Support & advise Product Design team Provide support to Product engineers in pursuit of tooling & secondary equipment trials Analyses supplier designs & manufacturing timelines Manage engineering changes, whilst providing support throughout the period of manufacturing & introduction to plant As an injection Mound tooling engineer, you will: Experience in a toolmaking environment covering all manufacturing processes Ability to negotiate with suppliers, understanding both technical & commercial issues Ability to identify & implement timely DFM inputs Experience & exposure within the Automotive industry is beneficial Excellent time management & interpersonal skills If you are currently a Tooling Engineer looking for a new opportunity & keen to discuss more about this role then please get in touch with Kieron at Jonathan Lee.

Permanent / Birmingham, West Midlands

Global Planning Analyst

Global Supply Chain Analyst Salary Up to £45,000 per annum General Manufacturing/Engineering Worcester Global Supply Chain Analyst required by global leading manufacturer of engineered access solutions. A new Supply Chain role has been created - a 'stand alone' position this is a truly global role, responsible for the planning of multi-site operations, as part of a globally connected supply chain team. The supply chain team work across a variety of global locations in Europe, China and USA with the aim of gaining leverage of global resources and delivering customer proven solutions, to reduce overall cost and cycle times. With proven expertise and a track record of working in a high volume, fast moving, global multi-site manufacturing environment. As Global Supply Chain Analyst you will have the experience of selecting all 'make to stock' and 'make to order' materials based on forecast, historical customer demand patterns, actual sales orders with the objective of meeting or exceeding customer expectations whilst maintaining optimum inventory levels on products and raw materials. You will demonstrate your expertise in Planning and Sales and Operations Planning, developing Sales and Operations Planning within an SAP driven environment. This will include; Facilitating the forecasting of anticipated demand to the company for Sales, Inventory and Operations Planning and Master Production Scheduling. The lead and authority in the organisation for global Master Planning/Scheduling optimisation and Sales & Operations Planning. Provide forecasts of anticipated demand for new products and/or new markets working with Product and Marketing Managers. Participate in Technology Transfer Projects to ensure planning models are appropriately maintained. Work cross functionally and contribute at a strategic level to drive business improvements. Participate in the Planning ode data preparation for new company locations through acquisition or new facility build. The Person: Ideally, you will hold a Degree in Engineering, Business Studies, Math, Science or relevant course. Extensive functional experience in Product Planning, Production Engineering, Sales Controlling/Analysis, Customer Service within a global, diversified industrial organisation. Knowledgeable in SIOP process, (Sales, Inventory, Operations Planning). Proven experience in ERP planning systems and development, ideally SAP. Demonstrate strong, capable analytical skills. Advanced competencies in Microsoft Excel. Proven customer focussed demand planning experience, managing volume SKU's within a high variant product environment. Do you have the experience as outlined above? Are you looking for an exciting and demanding Senior Supply Chain Analyst role? Please contact me as soon as possible.

Permanent / Worcestershire, England

Principal Rural Energy Project Officer

Principal Rural Energy Project Officer 2 year FTC Based in Nottingham Paying up to £32,878 An Principal Rural Energy Project Officer is required by Nottingham City Council to effectively manage their rural community energy fund. This role will be to report directly to the Regional Energy Projects Manager and will be situated within the Energy Services division. You will undertake engaging with rural community groups, supporting them to successfully access the Fund As an Principal Rural Energy Project Officer your duties and responsibilities will include: Manage the day-to-day operation of the Midlands Rural Community Energy Fund Form a key part of the regional energy projects team, with responsibility for community energy project development across the Midlands. Manage the financial aspect of the existing Rural Community Energy Fund Ensuring Community Groups manage their grant funding spend appropriately Develop additional energy project funds, where appropriate, and develop and maintain energy generation projects Agreeing grants / loans, keeping processes, procedures and evidence up to date, assessing and reporting performance, ensuring accuracy of recharging and complying with data capture requirements are all vital to the position Carry out energy project assessments Identify energy project potential within the Midlands Manage energy projects through to completion As an Principal Rural Energy Project Officer you will require the following skills and experiences: A background working on energy project or similar, ideally with local communities An appreciation for financials and budgets is essential The ideal applicant will have strong stakeholder management abilities Candidates with an interest in the application and development of new technologies would be of interest Strong analytical skills would be beneficial *The role will involve, on occasion working outside of normal working hours and travel across the East and West Midlands.* Deadline - 4th June

Permanent / Nottingham, Nottinghamshire

Lead Vehicle Package Engineer

An experienced Lead Vehicle Package Engineer is required to join a blue chip product development company, who design state of the art products for global market. A Lead Package Engineer is needed for the layout and Architecture development in support of Vehicle Level Design. * Lead Package layout and Architecture development in support of Vehicle Level Design. * Lead all or part of a vehicle package to resolve specific issues as they arise. * Propose solutions to package issues in the interest of the product as a whole. * Run regular Package reviews with relevant groups to record issues, assign tasks and ensure progress on priority items. * Ensure compliance to market regulatory and type approval requirements. * For issues not easily resolved, ensure engagement of senior management to review options and suggest a design direction * Prepare plans and presentations for key milestone events as required * Ensure alignment of the package layout to vehicle and system targets and to the PALS attribute plan * Ensure timely development of package solutions to support the overall programme timing * Lead, guide and mentor other members of the integration team as necessary. * Work with other functional areas both internal and external to ensure system integration and compatibility. You will have: * A degree in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent (other relevant engineering disciplines will be considered). * Demonstrable experience in vehicle packaging or similar integration role. * A core expertise in at least one area of vehicle engineering * Hands on experience of running design activities in NX, CATIA or equivalent design system. * Proven ability to lead a team of engineers, designers and analysts. * Able to liaise with Product Design and systems engineering teams to analyse data, identify risk and work on resolutions. * Sound knowledge of FMEA, DFM, DFA, PLM, BOMs, releasing, GD&T and APQP. To apply for this role please contact Rachel Meacham.

Contract / Malmesbury, Wiltshire

Shift Engineer - Warehouse Automation

Job Title: Shift Engineer Location: Hatfield, England Salary: GBP40000 per annum pension, OT & benefits package Organisation A creative and innovative market leader in bringing new technology to warehouse logistics the world over. Working with our customers all over the world, our client develops customised solutions and is truly at the forefront of industry 4IR. Employing over 3,000 people across the planet and turning over more than €500 million year on year. They believe strongly in uniting technological know-how with a long-established experience in diverse industries to be the key to delivering successful solutions for their prestigious client base. Opportunity An exciting opportunity has arisen for experienced and aspiring multi skilled shift engineer to join this market leading, multi-national company within a brand new residence at a household brand name's distribution centre in the area local to Hatfield which is due to 'go-live' in June 2018. This maintenance Shift Engineer job opportunity comes with a basic salary of £40,000/year including shift allowance. We hope to speak to suitably skilled and career-focused multi skilled maintenance engineering professionals who may be looking to use 2019 as a year to take their next career step as soon as possible. Key Responsibilities: Mechanical strip-down/re-assembly, basic field wiring, machine calibration and system testing Working against a time-frame to complete reactive repairs Service and repair current installed products in a timely manner Interpreting electrical circuit diagrams and work with motor controls Carrying out risk assessments Mechanical aptitude including the ability to read assembly drawings Operate hand tools and assemble parts onto equipment Appreciation of control systems Qualification's/Experience Minimum Level 3 NVQ qualification in Engineering or equivalent Understanding of Non Destructive Technologies and Testing Understanding of and experience of PLC's and their function Pneumatic and Hydraulic knowledge beneficial Computer literate with basic Microsoft Office skills Live within a manageable commute of Hatfield Salary package Salary up to above £40,000/year (inc shift allowance) Up to 6% matched company pension contribution Employee benefits package Full uniform Company mobile phone OT regularly available - not mandatory Opportunity for Team Leader positions 2019 Industry leading training and career development opportunities at home and abroad 20 shifts (240 hours) of paid holiday rising with length of service and good attendance records Please note that this position involves working on a Panama shift pattern which includes 12-hour day and night shifts and occasional weekends once the facility goes live. This is an exciting job opportunity for multi skilled maintenance engineering professionals in the area local to Hatfield to join a market leading automation systems provider with an array of career paths available both at home and abroad. If you would like more information, please 'apply' now or contact Colin Reeves on 01384 446121.

Permanent / Hatfield, Hertfordshire

Field Service Technician

Due to a period of recent success and growth; A global market leading provider of machinery and services within the woodworking industry and woodworking shops are looking to recruit a new team of Field Service Engineers to join their team based at their client's Gravesend site. With a presence in over 100 countries and an extensive distribution network, they offer highly innovative solutions, as demonstrated by over 1000 active patents and holding approximately 30% market share within their industry globally. This is an excellent opportunity for aspiring Field Service Engineers living within a commutable distance of Gravesend, Essex to join a genuine market leader who takes great pride and goes to great expense to develop its staff. Key Responsibilities: Routine service and calibration of woodworking and CNC equipment. Provide technical support to customers during servicing / installations and subsequent telephone/email as necessary. Multi-skilled engineering service & fault finding of high-spec woodworking CNC equipment. Ability to read engineering drawings / electrical diagrams. What you will need to succeed: Multi-skilled maintenance engineering Electrical / mechanical qualifications to HNC/HND (or equivalent experience) Fault-finding experience (ideally on CNC equipment, but not essential as training can be provided) Experience working on or servicing engineering machinery Ability to read projection drawings and electrical diagrams Able to work on own initiative and as part of a team Occasionally travelling to customer sites (some overnight stays may be required) In return we can offer the following package: £35,500 - £37,700/year basic salary with pay progression available once training complete OT (paid after 40 hours) - most technicians earn circa £55,000/year including OT Company vehicle - travel time and expenses paid door to door Health care Contributory pension Mobile phone, laptop and iPad/tablet provided Company endorsed credit card for expenses Further employee benefits packages Best in industry training and career development opportunities both at home and abroad Initial product and technical training will be delivered in Germany within the first 6 months of your employment. Most of the additional training will be on the job with a mentor, no lone working required. If you feel as though you fit the above criteria and are ready to join a genuinely innovative market leading global and live in commutable distance from Gravesend then we would like to hear from you ASAP. Please 'apply' now or for more information please contact Colin Reeves on 01384 446121.

Permanent / Gravesend, Kent

Shift Engineer - Warehouse Automation

Organisation A creative and innovative market leader in bringing new technology to warehouse logistics the world over. Working with our customers all over the world, our client develops customised solutions and are truly at the forefront of industry 4IR. Employing over 3,000 people across the planet and turning over more than €500m year on year. They believe strongly in uniting technological know-how with a long-established experience in diverse industries to be the key to delivering successful solutions for their prestigious client base. Opportunity An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced multi skilled engineer to join this market leading, multi-national company within the residence at a household brand name's distribution centre in Bradford. This maintenance Shift Engineer job opportunity comes with a basic salary of circa 39,000/year including shift allowance. We hope to speak to suitably skilled and career-focused multi skilled maintenance engineering professionals as soon as possible. Key Responsibilities: Mechanical strip-down/re-assembly, basic field wiring, machine calibration and system testing Working against a time-frame to complete reactive repairs Service and repair current installed products in a timely manner Interpreting electrical circuit diagrams and work with motor controls Carrying out risk assessments Ability to read assembly drawings Operate hand tools and assemble parts onto equipment Appreciation of control systems Qualification's/Experience Minimum Level 3 NVQ qualification in Engineering or equivalent Understanding of Non Destructive Technologies and Testing Understanding of and experience of PLC's and their function Pneumatic and Hydraulic knowledge beneficial Computer literate with basic Microsoft Office skills Live within a manageable commute of Bradford Salary package Starting salary of just over £40,000/year (inc shift allowance) Up to 6% matched company pension contribution Employee benefits package Full uniform Company mobile phone OT regularly available - not mandatory Industry leading training and career development opportunities at home and abroad 20 shifts (240 hours) of paid holiday rising with length of service and good attendance records Please note that this position will from next year involve working on a Panama shift pattern which includes 12-hour day and night shifts and approximately two weekends per month. This is an exciting job opportunity for multi skilled maintenance engineering professionals in the Bradford area to join a market leading automation systems provider with an array of career paths available both at home and abroad. If you would like more information, please 'apply' now or contact Colin Reeves on 01384 446121.

Permanent / Bradford, West Yorkshire

Project Design Engineer

Project Design Engineer - Rotherham At an exciting time in this Rail Engineering company's history, we have a new role for a Project Design Engineer, who would be involved in projects from cradle to grave. An exciting and fulfilling role for a Designer, who really wants to be integrated into the project and work in a small team based at their facility in Rotherham. The company design and install Train Washing, Fuelling and other ancillary equipment for rail depots as well projects for other industries. The Project Design Engineer will: * Assist with initial tender design submission as required * Assist with the preparation of tender submissions (including site visits) * Be the Internal / External Design Interface * Prepare O&M and Installation manuals as required * Produce Technical scope of work for Client / Internal Projects * Specify scope of work for issuing to suppliers * Obtain quotations from external supply chain * Responding to technical queries throughout tender and contract deliverables * Prepare manufacturing design * Visiting customer sites to carry out surveys as required * Visiting suppliers for sign-off of equipment specified * Visiting customer sites at test & commissioning for verification sign-off Experience * Good of project management/engineering experience Good 2D and 3D CAD experience, ideally with AutoCAD Experience of BIM level 2, preferred but not essential as training will be given. Ability to communicate at all levels Ability to produce reports and documentation Experience in Microsoft Office packages including Word, Excel, Outlook Qualifications HNC/HND in Mechanical Engineering or relevant experience Benefits * Salary negotiable dependent upon experience. If you believe you have the relevant skills and experience and wish to apply, please send a brief copy of your CV and a letter, outlining your suitability for the role, please send your CV to Philip Delaloye on or call on 01384446192

Permanent / Rotherham, South Yorkshire

Supply Chain Planner

Supply Chain Planner Hereford Automotive Aftermarket The Company Supply Chain Planner required by global, market leading precision components supplier, providing components for engine, transmission and chassis applications. The Role: Supply Chain Planner required to maximise customer satisfaction of Industrial and Automotive customers by understanding their needs and influencing the internal and external supply chains to meet those needs: Support Central SCM with Market specific information to improve the quality of the UK forecast for Industrial and Automotive. Direct contact with suppliers to expedite due/overdue deliveries. Evaluate and report on supplier delivery performance. Develop and maintain forecasts for UK Automotive Monitor the availability of product in the UK within an assigned group of products and take actions to maintain availability at a level agreed with the Inventory Control Manager Place purchase schedules with internal and external suppliers and validate their responses. Have direct internal contact with our Customer Service Advisors and Goods Inwards personnel on product availability etc. Provide information to customers via Sales or Customer Service regarding the likely availability of specific product lines. Develop and maintain a program for the assembly of local kits in Hereford. Participate in Cross-functional and International teams to ensure the smooth delivery of new product ranges and customer support actions. The Person: This is an exciting opportunity for a supply chain / logistics planner to join a growing organisation, we are seeking a planner with preferably an automotive or high volume manufacturing / distribution environment: Strong analytical skills, expediting Excellent communication skills, ability to communicate with a variety of stakeholders including; customers, suppliers, sales, product management, central SCM. Demonstrable experience c. 2 years' with supply chain planning, production planning , inbound supply chain. SAP, MS Excel and Access/SQL Interested? Please contact or call directly for further info. 01384 446162.

Permanent / Hereford, Herefordshire

Procurement Manager

Job title: Procurement Manager Salary Range: Competitive Location: Wolverhampton An exceptional Procurement Manager is required to negotiate the lowest total acquisition costs for components, materials, OEM products, services and other consumable items without reducing quality or service levels. Candidates with experience of managing a Procurement department within a manufacturing and OEM purchasing environment would be well received. This Wolverhampton based company, requires a detailed and outstanding Procurement Manager who can improve the Procurement activities and contribute to the day to day running of the company. As the Procurement Manager you will be required to: Negotiate the lowest total acquisition costs for components, materials, OEM products, services and other consumable items. Maintaining agreed levels of product, delivery performance and customer satisfaction. Identify any improvements that will improve quality, reduce cost or help in the overall effectiveness of the Company Work with suppliers to provide Line of Balance for critical deliveries, and WIP trackers as needed to support such deliveries. Expedite critical parts out of suppliers. Maintain the agreed stock turns by negotiating J.I.T. deliveries from blanket orders, fulfilling Production & After-Sales requirements, through a defined S.O.P. To support and give guidance to members of staff who have a responsibility to order goods setting clear procedures and rules which would conform to the company's ethics policies. As the Procurement Manager you should have the following skills or experience: Procurement/Supply Chain qualification Minimum 3 years of experience in Engineering/Supply Chain/Manufacturing environments. Experience in supplier contracts and negotiation. Experience of buying from OEM suppliers. Operating to KPI's and development of continuous improvement plans. This is an excellent opportunity for anyone with knowledge and experience of Procurement Management within engineering/manufacturing to develop your career. In return for your experience, this Wolverhampton based company will offer you: Competitive Salary. Comprehensive Benefits. Career development. Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon. If you have knowledge and experience of Procurement within an engineering/manufacturing environment and you want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the Procurement Manager role, please contact Paul Broadhead at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 0044 1384 446 155.

Permanent / Wolverhampton, West Midlands

Model Based Systems Engineer

I am seeking a Model Based Systems Engineer with significant experience in requirements gathering, requirements capture and systems modelling using SysML, Rhapsody, Matlab and Simulink tools in the aerospace engineering sector. Responsibilities of the Model Based Systems Engineer: Requirements capture, design documentation, verification and validation. Performance modelling; building physics-based models to test designs in silico. Algorithm design and test for signal processing, tracking, control & image processing. Data analysis; end-to-end system analysis using synthetic and 'real world' data. Working to Aerospace industry guidelines (ARP4754A, DO-178B/C, DO-254, DO-160G, ARP4761, AS8584, ARP1070). Ensures that the customer's requirements for all product/module-level deliverables are clearly defined and documented. Supports system integration between various system development disciplines Requirements for the Model Based Systems Engineer: Bachelor's degree in electrical engineering, physics or maths. Significant experience in modelling and simulation using Matlab/Simulink is required Experience in Model Based Systems Engineering activities such as using SysML, UML, IBM Rational Rhapsody is essential. Excellent communication skills: verbal and written. Proficient in the use of requirements capture such as DOORS. **Security Clearance will be required for this role and therefore only applications from candidates able to obtain this will be considered. If you feel you meet the requirements for the role of the Model Based Systems Engineer, then apply directly or contact Tom Duckett at Jonathan Lee Recruitment. Either Direct Line 01384 446163 or Email suitable MS Word CV's

Permanent / Edinburgh, Scotland

Maintenance Manager

Job Title: Maintenance Manager Location: West Midlands Salary: Negotiable Dependant on Experience Overview: We are currently recruiting for a Maintenance Manager to work at our client's site in the West Midlands, the role will be to provide an efficient planned and responsive maintenance service to the plant. Along with ensuring optimum plant performance and output, and to ensure conformance of all workers in relation to; legal and regulatory requirements, quality and environment assurance standards, Health and Safety, Company policies, and Safe working practices. Position in organisation: To report to the Regional Operations Manager Responsible for: Chargehand, Control & Instrument (C & I) Technician, Electricians/Electrical Engineer and Mechanical Fitters Maintenance Activities: Planning, organisation and monitoring of all routine and preventative maintenance tasks. Development and implementation of a routine inspection and monitoring programme to ensure the plant and all equipment performs at optimum level, and to minimise incidents or breakdowns. Planning and performance of all maintenance activities necessary to conform to statutory requirements. Manage a preventative maintenance schedule using the company CMMS system. To identify repetitive issues and propose longer term measures and solutions where necessary by monitoring. Record maintenance activities using the company CMMS system. Ensure that all data reporting on planned and unplanned maintenance actions are recorded correctly, promptly and dealt with by appropriate persons within the required time scales. To react to all plant defects by monitoring shift log entries and the Electronic Maintenance system and assign priorities for rectification. Liaise with contractors as the need arises. Ensure plant cleaning schedules are fulfilled to a satisfactory standard. Ensure that stock levels at re-order level are re-ordered for all items of spares and consumables. Supply forecasting and liaison with the Purchasing Manager to maintain adequate minimum stock levels. Management: To supervise, control, support and motivate staff within the team and subcontractors. Manage the preparation, planning and execution of the annual outage and any unplanned shutdowns. Responsible for ensuring that all staff are trained, certified and competent in the performance of their duties. Ensure that all technical documentation for all on site equipment is adequate, up-to-date and accessible to all staff. Prepare and keep updated all technical specifications for goods and service requisitions. Collect and compare all offers for parts and services. Development of clearly defined procedures for all programmed or responsive maintenance activities and review where necessary to account of changes in operating systems and equipment. Develop and establish clear risk assessments and procedures for all maintenance activities. Monitor and analyse all maintenance related data in respect of controls, tests and technical reports. Prepare the annual maintenance budget. To work within the agreed maintenance budget and to manage its expenditure. Effectively manage all holiday requests and absences within the maintenance department, and ensure that adequate cover is consistently maintained. In the absence of the Plant Manager, take full responsibility for all plant staff and associated activities. To carry out annual staff appraisals, in line with Company policy. Implement safe working practices in line with the Company's Health and Safety procedures/Policy and all Company policies. Ensure there is a high standard of housekeeping on the plant at all times. Competencies: HND and relevant experience in Mechanical, Electrical and Instrumentation equipment. Must have held a similar role within the last 2 years for a period of no less than 3 years. Experience of managing a team is essential. Experience of managing budgets is advantageous. If you are interested in applying for this role or would like more information please contact Lee Elwell on 01384 446 154 (Direct Line) or your CV will be forwarded to Jonathan Lee Recruitment, a leading engineering and manufacturing recruitment consultancy established in 1978. The services advertised by Jonathan Lee Contracts are those of an Employment Business.

Permanent / Dudley, West Midlands

Energy Projects Assessor

Energy Projects Assessor Permanent Based in Nottingham Paying up to £25,295 An Energy Projects Assessor is required by Nottingham City Council to effectively deliver their energy generation projects and energy efficiency targets. This role will be to assist in the delivery of energy surveys/option modelling and assist in coordinating energy efficiency works that will help to reduce energy consumption, cost and carbon emissions both internally and commercially. You will undertake Energy Performance Certificate (EPC) surveys and option modelling ensuring it is delivered on schedule, to budget and to achieve the outcomes required As an Energy Projects Assessor your duties and responsibilities will include: Undertake Energy Audits of internal sites and external customers as required to support a wide range of activities, ensuring they are delivered on schedule, to budget and to achieve the outcomes required Assist in the development of ESOS Phase 2 and related regulatory compliance services the team offers to commercial clients Proactively manage workload, anticipate problems before they happen, suggest ways to reach project goals under constantly changing circumstances and report them to the Energy Projects Service Manager Provide assistance to project managers in managing day to day project operations and communications with tenants and building managers Assist in the assigning of, monitoring and workflow of tasks; setting daily and weekly work targets To support effective communication throughout the projects, working closely with colleagues and partners ensuring that projects are on course for completion Escalate major project discrepancies (risk, cost, time etc) to the Energy Projects Service Manager on a timely basis and advise on corrective actions Assist in project reviews and quality assurance procedures Support the Energy Projects Manager in identifying any discrepancies in legal, statutory and other relevant provisions governing or affecting allocated projects As an Energy Projects Assessor you will require the following skills and experiences: Ability to provide technical advice and recommendations for EPC regulation compliance. Practical experience of energy auditing in a wide range of customers. Experience in the application of Project Management practical techniques to enable monitoring and control of individual programmes and projects. Awareness of the legislation surrounding the energy sector. Energy/environmental degree or equivalent (e.g. ESOS Lead Assessor, Domestic/Commercial EPC Assessor, DEC Assessor etc.).

Permanent / Nottingham, Nottinghamshire

Battery Systems Engineer

Battery Systems Engineer £Competitive plus benefits Coventry Automotive A Battery Systems Engineer is required to support system and component level design of battery packs during all development phases. Candidates with an understanding and experience in HV battery system design development and validation would be well received. Due to increased workloads this company, the world's largest independent company for development, simulation and testing technology of powertrains, based in Coventry, requires a proactive Battery Systems Engineer to support functional and geometric integration of all components on battery module and battery system level. As a Battery Systems Engineer you will be required to: Design of battery systems from concept to SOP Support preparation of specifications and, if required, supplier specifications for the entire battery system and sub-systems (Requirements Engineering) Involvement in test and validation tasks and assessment of results (DVP preparation, planning and implementation) Support preparation of battery test specifications based on relevant regulations and international/customer standards and requirements Liaise with relevant teams to direct battery design tasks (i.e. simulation, component engineers, testing, suppliers and manufacturing) Support the preparation of battery system and component quality documentation (boundary diagrams, P diagrams, robustness check lists, FMEAs and test plans) Support preparation of design development plans - time schedules, work flow in the scope of serial projects and prototype project Support preparation of battery design reviews Liaise with relevant teams to support battery design tasks (i.e. simulation, component engineers, testing, suppliers and manufacturing) Support battery pack/module drawing creation Support assessment of test and simulation results and defining next steps Support supplier assessment and discussions The Battery Systems Engineer should have the following skills or experience: Degree qualified in an engineering discipline Understanding of HV battery design fundamentals including safety standards and regulations Experience in system design and testing of battery packs, preferably in the automotive or commercial vehicle industries Strong communication, teamwork and leading abilities Competent presentation skills Catia V5/V6, Creo or Unigraphics NX experience This is an excellent opportunity for anyone with a basic understanding of cell construction and chemistries to develop your career. In return for your experience, this Coventry based powertrain consultancy will offer you: £Competitive Pension PHC Flexitime Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon. If you have experience as a Battery Systems Engineer and you want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the Battery Systems Engineer role, please contact Paul Branton at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01268 455525.

Permanent / Coventry, West Midlands

Battery Design Engineer

Battery Design Engineer £Competitive plus benefits Coventry Automotive A Battery Design Engineer is required to support system and component level design of battery packs. Candidates with of a good understanding and experience in HV battery system design would be well received. Due to increased workloads this company, the world's largest independent company for development, simulation and testing technology of powertrains, based in Coventry, requires a proactive Battery Design Engineer to support the preparation of battery system and component quality documentation. As a Battery Design Engineer you will be required to: Support preparation of battery design reviews Liaise with relevant teams to support battery design tasks (i.e. simulation, component engineers, testing, suppliers and manufacturing) Support battery pack/module drawing creation Support assessment of test and simulation results and defining next steps Support supplier assessment and discussions The Battery Design Engineer should have the following skills or experience: Degree qualified in an engineering discipline Experience in system and component design of battery packs, preferably in the automotive or commercial vehicle industries Strong communication, teamwork and leading abilities Competent presentation skills Catia V5/V6, Creo or Unigraphics NX experience This is an excellent opportunity for anyone with a good understanding of HV battery design fundamentals to develop your career. In return for your experience, this Coventry based powertrain consultancy will offer you: £Competitive Pension PHC Flexitime Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon. If you have experience as a Battery Design Engineer and you want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the Battery Design Engineer role, please contact Paul Branton at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01268 455525.

Permanent / Coventry, West Midlands

Principal Chassis Engineer - EV

Principal Chassis Design Engineer - Suspension - Electric Vehicle - Coventry - £ Competitive DOE Searching for an automotive job with the opportunity to work on a highly innovative EV programme? The chance to work from blank page concept to basis of design? This is an exceptional opportunity for automotive engineers to actualise designs, challenge their skills and push the boundaries of conceptual vehicle design within a leading company renowned for their expertise in automotive research & development. What you will do As Principal Chassis Design Engineer; Define the chassis strategy and architecture of the product Provide technical leadership of chassis design and development, including suspension To translate project deliverables into a successful plan of work through the management of the team, to deliver within the project budget and timescale. Ensure design for manufacture to support cost effective production Works seamlessly across the teams to ensure a collaborative approach is applied to the delivery of the project(s) Take the lead in design reviews with management and executive team as required Ensure that safety and approvals product consideration are embedded in the product design What you will need As Principal Chassis Design Engineer; Degree or equivalent in relative engineering subject Detailed knowledge and understanding of the requirement for the development of chassis structures (suspension systems and components) Successful track record of robust delivery of chassis assemblies Strong leadership with the ability to influence and motivate others to achieve outstanding results Able to operate at a strategic level whilst able to resolve more detailed / technical issues as required Ability to demonstrate an innovative approach in to the body/chassis product design Ability to work independently as well as part of a team, managing own workload and that of the team What you will get As Principal Chassis Design Engineer; Experience of working on a highly innovative project from concept stage. Ongoing training and development. The chance to work in excellent facilities. Career advancement. Applications Suitably qualified and experienced Principal Chassis Design Engineers should apply today by either calling Jeff Lane on +44 (0)1384 446108 or by emailing their CV and covering letter WMG

Permanent / Coventry, West Midlands

Senior Automation Engineer

Senior Automation Engineer Permanent position - Central London Energy Generation Salary negotiable With a strong interest in the alternative energy sector a Senior Automation Engineer is required to join the engineering team under the management of the EC&I Manager. The client is at the forefront of converting non-recyclable plastics waste into high grade oils for making clean recycled plastics and alternative low-carbon fuels. As the Senior Automation Engineer you will be required to: Act as a leader within the Automation Engineering department. Code the controller or main PLC and HMI for each of our future plants. Devlop new control strategies that ease the operator daily work. Constantly make improvements on control logics and operator interface. Understand the interface with all types of instrumentation. Ensure that designs comply with the relevant Codes, Standards, Regulations and Procedures. Improve control loops to make them efficient along the operation time. Manage third parties/contractor's communication and signal interfacing. Configure and manage industrial and communication networks. Manage acceptance tests both on Factory and on Site (FAT & SAT). Understand and produce Functional Design documentation. Work closely with the other engineering disciplines to overcome difficulties and find the best approach for the solution. Always be proactive and propose solutions to different problems that arise. Give support to commissioning and operations team remotely and on-site. Produce automation and software documentation. Ensure tracking of automation changes on site and that documentation is regularly updated. The Senior Automation Engineer should have the following skills or experience: Knowledge on industrial software PLC and HMI programming. Advanced knowledge of control loops design, coding and setup. Good Knowledge on installing and configuring operator stations. Good knowledge on network design and security. Knowledge of Profibus DP/PA, Industrial Ethernet and Modbus configuration and coding (other protocols will be considered). Experience of PLC programming. The ability to progress with several different tasks simultaneously and deliver to schedule. Enthusiast and detailed oriented in software coding and troubleshooting. Excellent written and oral communication skills. Ideally Degree qualified in a relevant engineering subject. Ability to travel, if required to attend FATs, SATs and Commissioning. Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon. If you have experience as a Senior Automation Engineer and you want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the role, please contact Justin Wainwright at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01268 889267.

Permanent / City of London, London

Health and Safety Officer - Manufacturing / Engineering

My client are successful production site based in the Wednesbury area and are part of a wider international group of companies. They are looking for a Health, Safety and Environmental Officer to lead the sites health and safety activities. They are looking for a health and safety background gained in the manufacturing and engineering sector. PURPOSE STATEMENT: To manage the Occupational Health, Safety and Environmental requirements of the site, including its employees, contractors and all visitors to the facility in line with the companies Mission and Values. AUTHORITY LEVELS: * To cease the operation if injury, damage or an environmental issue is imminent. * Authorised to take immediate action to prevent or stop an unsafe practice taking place. * Formulate policies, procedures and guidance notes in respect to our commitment to continuous improvement. * Liaise with internal and external customer representatives on all HSE related matters. * Represent the company on any HSE related matters. NATURE AND SCOPE: The Health and Safety Officer reports to the General Manager. The incumbent will manage all activities of a health, safety and environmental nature. He will ensure conformance across the works, whilst adhering to the corporate vision, mission and values. Frequent communication with other key HSE personnel within the group will also be required. PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES: The position purpose is to develop an environment of continuous improvement for all staff and employees, maintaining the focus on achieving the companies key performance indicators relating to health, safety and environmental. The incumbent will ensure that the operation is conducted in a safe, environmentally responsible, efficient manner. PRINCIPLE ACCOUNTABILITY'S: * Ensure compliance with the Occupational Health & Safety Act 2004. * Ensure compliance among all staff and employees with the corporate 8 Step Safety Plan. * Ensure compliance with all corporate environmental policies and procedures. * To maintain a safe working environment by ensuring you work in accordance with company practices and uphold all Health & Safety and Environmental rules. * Ensure that the work place remains hazard free and that all operations are carried out safely. * Provide support to all Managers, Supervisors and Chargehands on HSE related matters. * Review compliance with our legal obligations and ensure that all HSE related issues are addressed in a timely manner. * Maintain records of all safety incidents, carry out investigations and make recommendations. * Maintain the management system for hazardous substances. * Carry out new starter safety inductions. * To assist with employee rehabilitation programmes and providing aid in getting employees back to work. * Manage the daily housekeeping inspection reports, ensure that observations, recommendations & actions are raised against non-conformance's and keep a log of open/closed actions. Please apply as soon as possible to be considered for this attractive Health, Safety and Environmental Officer role.

Permanent / Wednesbury, West Midlands

Group Finance Specialist (SOX) - 36007

A Group Finance Specialist is required to provide corporate and sub-ledger close process activities to ensure accurate accounts and Balance Sheet integrity is maintained. Responsibilities: Provide corporate and sub-ledger close process activities and maintain Balance Sheet integrity Deliver standardised, streamlined financial reporting to stakeholder teams Produce elements of the Record to Report (R2R), inventory, KPI and SLA measurement suite Conduct Financial review and challenge of Requisitioning documents in accordance with process Contribute to high quality analysis supporting management to achieve financial, operational, and strategic objectives Adhere to the policies, controls and governance Identify opportunities for continuous improvement Resolve customer concerns, escalating as necessary Undertake appropriate training and development Ability and willingness to travel - UK Skills Required: Good numerical, analytical skills Ability to multi-task, work accurately at speed and under pressure Continuous improvement "mind set" with the ability to proactively identify and resolve issues using innovation Experience Required: Experience of working in a SOX controlled environment Ability to work independently and in a team environment Knowledge of the R2R, Inventory area of finance Attention to detail at all levels Ability to research and troubleshoot user issues Self-driven learner with an appetite for continuous professional and personal development Qualified or working towards a CCAB recognised qualification To apply for this role please contact Rachel Meacham.

Contract / Coventry, West Midlands

Electrical and Control Project Engineer

Job Title: Electrical & Control Project Engineer Location: Edinburgh Contract length: 12 months Job Details: An exciting opportunity for an Electrical & Control Project Engineer has become available for a global science and chemicals company, and a leader in sustainable technologies. This role will be based in Edinburgh, and will be an initial 12 month contract with potential for extension. Job Requirements: Must have pharmaceutical experience, or experience in a cGMP environment Must have hazardous area experience (ATEX), intrinsically safe and flameproof circuits Must have control system/SCADA experience with knowledge of recipe control desirable Must have instrumentation design, installation, commissioning experience Must have proven experience delivering engineering projects Must have experience supervising construction activities with working knowledge of CDM 2015 regulations This is an URGENT requirement, and CVs are required as soon as possible. If you are interested in this position, please APPLY NOW. For more information, contact Lois Weston at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384446119.

Contract / Edinburgh, Scotland

Change and Communications Delivery Manager - 36002

An experienced Change and Communications Delivery Manager is required to join an automotive OEM based in Coventry, with travel to Gaydon. Position Description: To implement effective change management in response to business requirements and provide specific support, advice and facilitation to enable change management practises and tools to be utilised, ensuring business benefits are delivered and changed processes are implemented and ensure effective access to and deployment of change management approaches and tools Implement strategy and associated plans for a specific programme of change including implementing necessary resources and supporting systems, including monitoring and communications, to turn the "vision" into a practical reality Gain commitment and involvement of senior and line management and those affected by the change using influence and interactions to advocate change consistently in the wider business and act as a role model for change through developing and implementing change management principles as part of a project team. Prepare Communications and change strategy plan. Write and design, development, delivery and management of communications, ensuring that communications are managed consistently and conduct impact analysis, assess change readiness and apply risk mitigation techniques to maximise likelihood of successful and sustainable implementation of change Develop training interventions and provide coaching to enable continuous professional development and develop other transformation resources where required Provide technical expertise, training and coaching to colleagues on Change Management tools and best practices and maintain lessons learnt from change interventions and share key lessons with other change practitioners as appropriate Experience Required: Experience of successfully delivering a major Change Programme or Project Acute business acumen and understanding of organisational issues and challenges retailer facing knowledge and experience An individual with a customer first mindset who is easy to do business with and makes people feel special, driven to deliver experiences that are personalised, transparent and dependable. An individual who is results driven, demonstrates, tenacity, drive and perseverance, with the ability to deliver in a complex, highly demanding environment. To apply for this position please contact Rachel Meacham.

Contract / Coventry, West Midlands

Quality Engineer

Quality Engineer - Coventry - Permanent - Aerospace Industry A Quality Engineer is required with knowledge of APQP and PPAP processes. Candidates with experience in aerospace industry would be well received. Due to the continued success and growth this company, a precision manufacturer of machined components in the Coventry area requires a motivated and proactive Quality Engineer for a new permanent role. The responsibilities of the Quality Engineer will be: Implementation, development and control of all quality practices and procedures Knowledge of Continuous Improvement, 5S, Kaizen and Lean manufacturing processes, QA tools such as APQP, PPAP, MSA, SPC, Control Plans, FMEA, Poke Yoke, 8D and RCCA Lead and participate in containment, root cause and corrective action investigations on customer internal and supplier non-conformance, compile trend assessment and risk identification and take appropriate remedial action. NADCAP working experience Knowledge of AS9100, ISO9001 and Rolls Royce SABRE Strong interpersonal skills: ability to initiate and maintain relationships with challenging international suppliers and manage frequent interactions with senior management and other internal customers Ability to challenge individuals at all levels to ensure compliance to business processes and standards The Quality Engineer should have the following skills or experience: Strong understanding of FAIR's and LAIR's - Preparation and Delegation Status, management of queries PIR's / PAD/ TAD / 8D / Quarantine / Supplier rejects ERP literate with knowledge of BOM's, route cards, stores and WiP control Gauge R&R / SPC / PFMEA and Calibration Quality Notice responses, Concessions, Production Permits and DAR preparations NPI - drawing / inspection plan / operation inspection sheet / gauges (advise / contract review) Aerospace material knowledge Customer Quality point of contact - Customer portals and Score Card queries Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon. If you have knowledge of FAIR's, APQP and PPAP processes and you want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the Quality Engineer role, please contact Neil Cayley at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384 446114.

Permanent / Coventry, West Midlands

Emissions Measurement Systems Engineer

Emissions Measurement Systems Engineer Salary: £40,000 - £50,000 (Depending on Experience) Location: Peterborough, Cambridgeshire Benefits: 25 days annual leave, 10-12% Bonus (Depending on Experience), Contributory pension scheme, contributory share scheme An Emissions Measurement Systems Engineer is required to join a leading off-highway organisation based in Peterborough. Within the Industrial Power Systems Division, Global Engine Development is responsible for the execution of engine development programs. This role will support the Emissions Measurement Services in our dedicated state of the art Europe Research & Development Centre in Peterborough. Reporting directly to the Engineering Manager, this vacancy is an engineering position that will contribute to the successful implementation and maintenance of engine emissions measurement equipment and processes. The day to day work will involve leadership and execution of projects within the team and support developing measurement techniques for future engine emissions legislation. This role will primarily focus on becoming a key member of the facility-wide certification testing group as well as conducting investigatory work to further improve measurement accuracy and reliability. Job Responsibilities and Duties: * Evaluation, selection, and deployment of measurement equipment. * Operation of measurement equipment and diagnostic investigations. * Collation and distribution of findings in technical reports. * Complex fault finding, working alongside the local technician group. * Design modifications to facility plant, test rigs and equipment. * Develop, document and maintain processes in the emissions measurement field. Candidates will have gained the following skills and experience through previous roles: * Experience of working in an engine test cell environment or with relevant measurement systems. * Team working skills to operate effectively with engineers and technicians in technical investigations and processes. * Excellent attention to detail and a focus on quality. * Emphasis on initiative and self-starting tasks with the capacity for continuous learning. * Excellent communication and analytical skills, with the ability to provide concise insights, conclusions and recommendations drawn from complex technical data. * An Engineering / Technical Degree or be qualified through relevant work experience. * Strong PC Skills are essential, able to use Excel to intermediate standard or higher. Candidates may have gained the following skills and experience through previous roles: * Theoretical knowledge and practical experience of emissions measurement techniques. * Experience in engine exhaust emissions certification. If you are an experienced Emissions Engineer and you are interested in this role, please APPLY NOW. For more information, contact Lois Weston at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384446119.

Permanent / Peterborough, Cambridgeshire

Waste Management Specialist

Job title: Waste Management Specialist Salary Range: UP to £30.00 per hour Location: Oxford A Waste Management Specialist is required with knowledge of waste management and project implementation. Candidates with experience of the waste management (or related discipline) industry would be well received. Due to continued growth, this company, a description based in Oxford requires a tenacious and create Waste Management specialist with strong interpersonal skills as well as a good communication and preferably experience of contractor management for a new minimum 6 month contract. As a Waste Management Specialist, you will be: Responsible for the development and establishment of the project to enable a UK wide waste management service Responsible for driving the project implementation plan to time cost and quality, and measurement of project achievement reports to regular change boards Development of a methodology to measure the adherence and impact of improvement activities with the supplier and customer Enable a methodology to facilitate further innovation and continuous improvement throughout the process chain and subsequent development of business cases to gain approval for implementation The Waste Management Specialist should have the following skills or experience: - Educated to degree level or equivalent (preferably in waste management or related discipline) - Excellent communication skills and previous experience of contractor management - Ability to think laterally whilst applying logical processes This is an excellent opportunity for anyone with knowledge of waste management to develop your career. In return for your experience, this Oxford based Automotive company will offer you: - Competitive contractor rates - Minimum 6 month contract Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon. If you have knowledge of waste management and you want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the Waste Management Specialist role, please contact Mark Bignell at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384 446 167.

Contract / Oxfordshire, England

Operations Manager

Operations Manager - Birmingham, Kings Norton, West Midlands Salary up to £50,000 (DOE) + benefits An experienced Operations Manager is required for an established SME Manufacturing business involved in medium to high volume processing of industrial components. Having moved to new purpose-built facilities and with a growing order book, the company are now looking to strengthen their management team. The role will hold responsibility for the Production Team and support staff that include planning, quality and maintenance personnel. As Operations Manager you will have an in-depth understanding of lean manufacturing and more importantly a track record that demonstrates an ability to train, coach and work with people to create a sustainable continuous improvement culture. To be considered for this Operations Manager position you must have or be: Experience working as a Production/Operations Manager within a fast-paced manufacturing environment. An understanding of JIT, 5S, SMED, OEE and pull systems is required together with problem solving tools such as 8D, 5 Why, root cause analysis and standard operating procedures. Experience of working within a light engineering business which may include automotive, aerospace, electronics, electronic device manufacture or general engineering. A strong engineering or manufacturing background ideally supported by qualifications to HNC, HND or degree level. A real passion for Continuous Improvement and implementing simple but effective KPIs. An understanding of cell manufacturing and establishing production systems that can handle a product mix based on Runners, Repeaters and Strangers. An ability to coach, train and educate staff in modern manufacturing techniques, able to develop a high-performance culture focussed on delivery and customer service. Dynamic, data driven, numerate with a strong understanding of capacity planning and production scheduling. Excellent communication skills, verbal, written and presentation, able to motivate create understanding and engagement. This will be a challenging position and you will work as part of a close-knit management team. Based on success, the role has the potential to develop into a full Operations Director position. As Operations Manager you will have strong leadership, management, planning and decision-making skills with a focus based on Safety, Quality, Cost and Delivery that will give the highest levels of customer service.

Permanent / Birmingham, West Midlands

Quality Planning Engineer

Quality Planning Engineer - R00019654 Cranfield, Bedford Automotive This company requires a Quality Planning Engineer to make and manage quality improvement plans based at their centre in Cranfield. As a Quality Planning Engineer you will be required to: Identify issues in the market - warranty claims, breakdowns, and dissatisfaction issues, and request action from design to resolve. Feed into new model development to prevent the same problems occurring, and track quality confirmation activity status The Quality Planning Engineer should have the following skills or experience: Good organisational skills - assimilating information, prioritising tasks, and tracking and chasing progress / status to a pre-agreed schedule / deadline. Attention to detail. Data gathering, processing and analysis experience (reasonably capable with Excel for charting, pivot table, sorting). Draw basic conclusions from data Ideally a good understanding of vehicle systems and terminology, e.g. would be able to separate a vehicle parts list into system groups - chassis, electrical, powertrain, body, trim, HVAC, by recognising part name - alternator, intake manifold, gas stay, drive shaft boot, AC compressor, etc. Good communication skill (from TO to DIR) - making clear requests for information and capturing feedback (e.g. coordinating status feedback meeting for manager / director update) Basic reporting skill - summary slide preparation and presentation / explanation Some problem solving / identification skill (basic logic / deduction based on gathered information would be ideal) If you have any questions about the Quality Planning Engineer role or would like to apply, please contact Tina Field at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01268 889259. Unfortunately candidates requiring visa sponsorship CANNOT be considered for this role. To apply you MUST have either an EU/UK passport or a Visa that does not require sponsorship

Contract / Bedford, Bedfordshire

Electronic Systems Integration Engineer

Job Title: Electronics Systems Integration Engineer (Contract) Location: - Peterborough Salary Range £30.50-£38.50 /hr (as a Ltd Co.) ASAP You must be elligible to work in the UK Infotainment/Interior features systems integration V&V position. The Innovation & Technology Development team offers some of the most exciting engineering roles within the Our Client's global organisation. Working on the integration of electronic and electrical systems within multiple Our Client's products provides the opportunity to work with multiple disciplines within the organisation. The integration of the latest Electronics and Electrical technology helps differentiate Our Client's products from its competitors by enabling exceptional performance and value to the customer. Our engine systems control air and fuel delivery with millisecond precision to maximise performance and minimise exhaust emissions. Our integrated machine systems control all aspects of construction machine operation (engine, transmission, hydraulic systems), provide the human-machine interface (operator controls and information displays), and constantly monitor and communicate position, operation, diagnostic and prognostic information to enable machine automation, improved productivity and enhanced serviceability. The Advanced Components & Technologies (AC&T) division, based in Peterborough (UK), have an exciting opportunity to join the team to contribute to the design and development of electrical and electronic control systems for Our Client's machines designed and produced in Europe. The successful candidate will be working on a multitude of development projects to develop systems that meet the both regulatory and customer requirements. The successful candidate will work on new generations of machines utilising some of the latest electronic hardware and technologies. Must Have' key skills and competencies for this role Degree-qualified engineer with experience in the broad range of systems engineering activities involved in the development of machine control systems. Demonstrated experience of: Collecting customer requirements Documenting technical specifications Developing electronic features and integrating them into machine software Completion of initial verification testing of feature Participation in FMEA development Desirable' key skills and competencies for this role Off-highway machine control system development experience (or comparable experience with automotive, marine or military vehicle control systems) Requirements management (DOORS, Teamcenter etc.) NI test bench experience (Labview/Veristand) J1939 CAN/Ethernet System experience Vector CANape/CANalyzer or similar experience Skills and competencies not required for this role Environment / Current Team Specifics Office based role If you are interested in this opportunity, please apply now, or email or call on 01384 446145

Contract / Peterborough, Cambridgeshire

Toolmaker

Press Toolmaker (Die Maintenance) Salary up to £30,000 + 15% shift allowance Permanent Double day shift Telford Automotive We have 2 permanent roles for experience Press Toolmakers for a leading automotive company based in Telford; this will be predominantly maintenance of progression dies used in the manufacture of metal parts. We are looking for the following for the Press Toolmaker: Experience as a Press Toolmaker performing die maintenance on large scale dies (single operation and progression) Appropriate training and education (apprenticeship or equivalent) Able to use conventional machines when required (welding ability would be advantageous) The 2 permanent Press Toolmaker roles are working on a Double day shift (6-2/2-10) so you must be ok with this shift; the company are offering the following for the Press Toolmaker: Good basic salary Shift allowance Paid overtime (up to double time) Benefits to include pension, life assurance and holiday If these Press Toolmaker positions are of interest, then apply now by giving me a call on 01384 446179 or phone Jonathan Lee Recruitment and ask for Kieron Austin

Permanent / Telford, Shropshire

Electrical Maintenance Engineer

Electrical Maintenance Engineer Permanent Ewhurst Near Guildford Surrey Salary - Up to £35,000 per annum + overtime Continental Day Shift (4 on 4 off - 6am/6pm) Jonathan Lee are currently recruiting for an Electrical Maintenance Engineer for a Global Manufacturer based in Ewhurst - Surrey. This is a permanent position & immediate starts available for the right candidate. As an Electrical Maintenance Engineer, you will: Reactive Maintenance duties on Machine breakdowns Helping with Capex installation projects from planning all the way through to commissioning Troubleshooting & improving programs that drive the plant Planned Maintenance duties to ensure downtime on machinery is kept to a minimum Improving equipment performance through lean continuous improvement techniques Problem solving to identify areas for improvement As an Electrical Maintenance Engineer, you will: Previous experience working in a Fast-paced Manufacturing environment PLC Experience Experience of working on pneumatic & hydraulic systems Previous work history in a Heavy industrial plant Good understanding of Bearing, AC Motors, Inverters & drives Flexibility in working overtime when necessary If you are currently looking for your next career role then please get in touch with Kieron at Jonathan Lee to discuss in more detail.

Permanent / Guildford, Surrey

CAD Design Engineer (Automotive)

An experienced CAD Design Engineer for Passive Safety is required to join a blue chip product development company, who design state of the art products for global market. Purpose To support all Safety Department related CAD requirements, primarily for Passive safety commodities and systems, but additionally for ADAS. Ideal candidates should be able to work both autonomously and with direction to resolve hardware integration challenges and create key geometry to support system engineering. You will become an expert in CAD related development and management within the Safety team and will provide key support for the wider engineering team. Main Duties/Responsibilities: Produce designs that meet targets for concepts, feasibility, packaging, clearance zones, mass, performance, safety, legislation, quality and timing. Support Project engineer's work with suppliers. Support Attribute engineer work with integration partners. Detailed design of safety commodity related parts (e.g. bracketry). Generate, update and maintain accurate CAD models, commodity package and section book. Generate accurate 2D CAD drawing as required. Carry out release activities related to the commodities Maintain TCE, BoM, cost and weight data. Person specification / Core Competencies: Essential: CAD Design experience working in the automotive environment Good engineering knowledge / experience. CAD apprenticeship or equivalent. Experience working in cross-functional teams. Good interpersonal skills and able to integrate with wider commodity delivery teams. Ability to articulate and present work output to seniors Appreciation of Automotive product development processes Willing to train in NX if not currently competent Flexibility and creativity in approach to problem solving. Excellent attention to detail. Ability to work under pressure when required. Desirable: Team Centre familiarity NX CAD skills Passive restraints commodity experience BEV exposure Problem solving experience To apply for this position please contact Rachel Meacham.

Contract / Malmesbury, Wiltshire

Mobile Engineer

Job Title: Mobile Engineer Location: North East Salary: Negotiable Dependant on Experience Overview: We are currently recruiting for a Mobile Engineer to work across the North East for our client, the role will responsible for delivering a first class Heavy Mobile Equipment (HME) repair and maintenance service for plant and equipment across specified sites. Key Duties: Be responsible for your own safety and that of other personnel on site. Work as part of the team for the scheduling, maintenance and repair of the on-site HME fleet, to ensure customer contractual and business requirements are consistently delivered and exceeded. Key responsibilities will include providing regular updates on maintenance activity to the Service Controller to ensure the Fleet Reporting System is accurate and current. Ensure that all sites are updated on job progress. Supporting the SHEQ team in conducting risk assessments and implementation of (localised) SHEQ policies and procedures. The inspection activities as part of internal and external audits and implement recommendations for corrective actions. Experience: Significant experience with heavy plant and equipment engineering in the quarrying and aggregates, or allied, industry. Ideally, as a time served plant engineer in both the workshop and field. Experience and an understanding of condition monitoring principles as they affect the owning and operating costs of equipment. Time served HME mechanic, ideally in a quarrying/mining application Recognised automotive, construction plant or engineering technical qualification, as a time served engineer in both the workshop and field. Qualification in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent qualification or professional experience. Quarry Safety Passport or an equivalent health and safety qualification is desirable Full Driving Licence LGV Licence is desirable Ability to travel nationally frequently and internationally on occasion if required. If you are interested in applying for this role or would like more information please contact Lee Elwell on 01384 446 154 (Direct Line) or your CV will be forwarded to Jonathan Lee Recruitment, a leading engineering and manufacturing recruitment consultancy established in 1978. The services advertised by Jonathan Lee Contracts are those of an Employment Business.

Permanent / Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear

Internal Sales

Internal Sales - Metals - Near Birmingham - £20,000 to £25,000 per annum This is an exciting Internal Sales opportunity to join a well-established market leader in the supply of multi-metals based outside of Birmingham. We supply into high value, high specification markets. Benefits include; bonuses, continuous sales and product training, private health care, trips to European mills, fully financed qualification options. As the Internal Sales Representative your responsibilities will include; Managing a portfolio of key accounts supporting the Sales Manager and the internal/external team. Accurately take verbal enquiries. Swift and accurate turnaround from enquiry to quotation, either verbal or written. Seek out and execute 'added value' opportunities to secure profitable long term business. Excellent understanding of the full product range. This Internal Sales opportunity is a permanent position offering quick progression opportunities and a competitive starting salary. If you are interested in this exciting Internal Sales opportunity near Birmingham please click on the link to apply.

Permanent / Birmingham, West Midlands

CNC Machinist - Nights

CNC Machinist/Miller - Aerospace - West Midlands - Permanent Nights A CNC Machinist is required with knowledge of CNC Machining. Candidates with experience of the aerospace industry would be well received Due to expansion this company, based in the West Midlands, requires a skilled CNC Machinist for permanent nights with mainly milling experience for a new permanent role. With the role you will be required to: CNC machining experience using Fanuc / Siemens / Heidenhain controls, able to set and run multiple machine / processes Experience of the setting and operating CNC machines, Mazak would be a distinct advantage. Capability of machining exotic and hardened materials Carry out 1st off inspection and check / complete the necessary quality documentation. Capable of achieving tight tolerances The successful candidate should have the following skills or experience: A recognised engineering apprenticeship/education Previous experience operating within an engineering environment Good knowledge of machining techniques & appropriate tooling. Programming experience is essential Attention to detail & accuracy, and process improvement techniques Mate grinding experience desirable Using the relevant inspection techniques / equipment to achieve drawing tolerance 5x GCSE's grade A-C or equivalent in Maths, English and Science This is an excellent opportunity for anyone with knowledge of CNC Machining, setting or operating to develop your career. In return for your experience, this West Midlands company will offer you: 33 days holiday Employee Pension Scheme Private Health Care Employee Share Scheme Flexible Benefits Program Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon. If you have knowledge of milling and/or turning and you want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the CNC Machinist role, please contact Neil Cayley at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384 446114.

Permanent / Wolverhampton, West Midlands

Buyer

Buyer Coventry Automotive Exciting opportunity for talented procurement professional with project / program management experience, ideally gained within the Automotive sector. You will be part of a small, newly formed procurement team, involved with all aspects of end to end supply. A complex engineering environment with a culture based on high employee engagement and team work this is an opportunity to be part of an organisation at the outset of the development of an innovative and exciting new product. We are seeking a talented procurement professional who can offer a track record of achievement that demonstrates an ability to develop and define procedures and objectives with a strong focus on project / program management. You will offer: Previous purchasing experience within an automotive environment, ideally low volume high value. Understanding of the strategic role of procurement, with the ability to work as part of a small team in a hands on environment. Demonstrable ability to prioritise tasks, effective time management and analytical skills. Good communication and interpersonal skills. This is an exciting and challenging role, the opportunity to be part of a growing business. This is a newly created position reporting to the Purchasing Manager and seen as an integral part of the team. Interested? Please contact Lisa directly on 01384 446162 or email your latest CV and contact details .

Permanent / Coventry, West Midlands

New Product Procurement Specialist

New Product Development Buyer £30,000 - £40,000 Hull General Manufacturing A New Product Development Procurement Specialist is required by one of Britain's most established and successful manufacturing organisations. A market leader, the UK's largest manufacturer of holiday homes and lodges, remains at the forefront of this competitive sector. With a strategy to constantly improve both practices and products, we are seeking a Buyer who will ensure the effective coordination of New Production Development (NPD) procurement activity in conjunction with all externally sourced raw materials. To constantly review and manage the introduction and development of new products within the business. The Role: Act as Supply Chain single point of contact with Technical and Design Teams in terms of NPD Build strong internal relationships with other key departments and adopt a collaborative team approach. Manage the distribution of design specification documents into the Supply chain. Source and approve potential new suppliers prior to implementing into the business. Negotiate with suppliers to achieve best value product proposition whilst driving out any supply risks to the business. To be the primary contact with suppliers and manage all communications relating to new products. Measure and maintain NPD Procurement activities against pre-determined Key Performance Indicators. Identify risks to NPD project execution - manage critical path activities. Prepare detailed project summaries and present to key senior stakeholders as required. Integrate and work closely with Supplier Quality Assurance engineers assisting in the completion of the Initial Sample Inspection Report process. Manage the ordering and delivery of samples for the Design and NPD process. Drive and control the handover process to Material Planning and Production highlighting new suppliers and products and 'at risk' items. Actively involved in the development of NPD processes and procedures to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of the role. The Person: CIPS part qualified - desirable Experience within a Manufacturing / Engineering environment Minimum 3 years' experience within an NPD Procurement role Effective planning and organisational skills To be aware and actively promote and implement team working ethos, culture and values In return for your procurement skills and new product development experience, you will be offered a competitive salary (dependent on experience) and opportunity to work with a successful and established business. Interested? Please contact or call directly 01384 446162.

Permanent / Kingston Upon Hull, East Riding of Yorkshire

Site Engineer

Job Title: Site Engineer / Plant Fitter Location: Loughborough Salary: Negotiable Dependant on Experience Overview: We are currently recruiting for a Site Engineer / Plant Fitter to work at our client's site near Loughborough, the role will be carrying out planned and reactive maintenance work on off road plant and plant equipment. Key Duties: Carrying out all aspects of planned and reactive maintenance on off road plant and equipment on site. Involved in the delivery of continuous improvement in repair and maintenance performance and cost / value control. Work closely with the Team Leader to support the planning of tasks, continually improve maintenance strategies. Manage local consumable and parts stocks and support the training and development of the local engineer resource. Working for the UK's leading engineering support services organisation, our client will also provide you with all the training, support and benefits that you would expect from a global company. Experience: Significant experience with heavy plant and equipment engineering in mining and aggregates, or allied, industry. Time served plant engineer in both the workshop and field. Experience of working within a culturally strong SHEQ environment. Time served Heavy Mobile Equipment (HME) Mechanic, ideally in a hard rock quarrying/mining application. Recognised automotive, construction plant or engineering technical qualification, as a time served engineer in both the workshop and field. Have a qualification in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent qualification or professional experience. A full UK Driving Licence is required and LGV licence is desirable. A Quarry Safety Passport or an equivalent health and safety qualification is desirable. If you are interested in applying for this role or would like more information please contact Lee Elwell on 01384 446 154 (Direct Line) or your CV will be forwarded to Jonathan Lee Recruitment, a leading engineering and manufacturing recruitment consultancy established in 1978. The services advertised by Jonathan Lee Contracts are those of an Employment Business.

Permanent / Loughborough, Leicestershire

Software Engineer

Software Engineer Location: Birmingham Industry/Sector: Electronics/Software A fantastic opportunity to join an established and growing company located in the centre of Birmingham with a strong reputation in the electronics and test industry. My client is looking for a Software Engineer to complement a team who will be able to implement solutions to our customer's needs using their core software / hardware products. The role of Software Engineer will include the following: The role will involve all phases of a project life cycle from estimation and requirements support, through to specification, design and validation to documentation, signoff, training and support. Software design and development with the following languages VB.Net / C# / VB, PHP, C / C++ and T-SQL. Development, configuration and the creation of deployable packages under Windows environments and ARM/PIC embedded platforms. Using and understanding the following communications technologies: TCP/IP, HTTP, JSON, OPC, RS-232, USB, CAN, I2C, SPI, MS-SQL. The suitable candidate for Software Engineer will need to possess the following competences: C/C++ Experience in PIC or ARM environments and the development of embedded control systems. Systems analysis and design, being able to create or update good quality specifications and documents Ability to overcome problems as they arise, as well as self-discipline, motivation, and quick thinking MS SQL Server Schema Design, TSQL development, DB management and admin Board knowledge of PHP / IIS web server development and configuration Interfacing with factory systems (ERP / Build Control / MES solutions or SCADA / PLCs) Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon. If you have knowledge of software design and embedded platforms and you want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the Software Engineer role, please contact Ed Smith at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384 446133 or email .

Permanent / Birmingham, West Midlands

Continuous Improvement Manager

Continuous Improvement Engineer Willenhall, West Midlands Up to £45,000, We are working with a well respected and established manufacturing company based in the heart of the Black Country in the West Midlands. The organisation is a British manufacturer of exceptionally high quality products which are sold through very specific markets. Whilst there is a significant standard product range, many items produced are bespoke and unique to the customer's specification. The organisation has an outstanding reputation in the market place, but realises that to maintain this position and grow, significant in-house procedural and cultural change is required; hence the need for the Continuous Improvement Engineer. The business has asked us to search for a proven Continuous Improvement practitioner to coordinate an impactful CI strategy throughout the traditional production and manufacturing site. Reporting to and working closely with the General Manager, you will be expected to champion CI projects at plant level, by working with and challenging production team members to deliver step change, over deliver budget and incremental improvements in all aspects of the business. Working at all levels and throughout the business you will manage and coach team members to ensure CI projects are delivered to a successful conclusion and are worked into the fabric of the business. The successful candidate must have a proven and quantified track record of solid, practical experience in leading and completing CI projects. Required Skills and Abilities: Proven leadership skills High level of communication and influencing skills Ability to work independently and on a wide number of assignments Ability to anticipate, negotiate and manage conflicts, problems, changing situations and deadlines Ability to lead training initiatives Advanced English speaking, and writing is essential Ideally a 6 Sigma accreditation or qualification Required Experience Significant industrial experience production / supply chain / operational management Exposure to Continuous Improvement, deployment at site and production level Exposure to change management Proficiency in project management Qualifications: Degree, HNC or ONC in manufacturing discipline or business studies Lean 6 Sigma accreditation, Green Belt level is desirable This is an excellent opportunity for the right candidate to join a truly traditional engineering and manufacturing firm that needs to embrace continuous improvement.

Permanent / Willenhall, West Midlands

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