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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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Automotive Development Technician

Automotive Development Technician Cranfield Automotive We are seeking a Development Technician to prepare/ build exterior body system, test operability and durability and carry out evaluation and concern identification on completion of test. This company based in Cranfield requires a Development Technician with experience of vehicle building for a new contract role. As a Development Technician, you will be required to have a methodical approach to problem solving, good communication skills, a team player but also able to demonstrate initiative and self-motivation The Development Technician should have the following skills or experience: Vehicle building skills Understanding technical drawings Welding / Basic Machining (Mill and Lathe) The ability to fabricate parts and rigs for testing prototype or reworked parts Use of load cells, and displacement transducers. Use of Pneumatic and Hydraulic control systems Computer literate Data Analysis and Report writing Attention to detail MS Excel (Database management & Producing results tables & graphs) MS Word (Report writing) MS Powerpoint (Presentations) Ideally Level 3 or above in Mechanical or Automotive engineering with a recognised apprenticeship. If you have any questions about the Development Technician 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

Buyer

Buyer Automotive Manufacturing Norwich Seeking talented Buyer to work for iconic niche automotive OEM based Norwich. As Buyer, you will be an integral part of the Procurement team, you will ensure supplies are sourced efficiently and effectively, build and maintain supplier relationships, develop a cost saving workload and lead Cost Reduction exercises. As the procurement expert, you will work cross-functionally to identify, evaluate and deliver VA/VE projects. Working collaboratively with Engineering, developing and delivering programmes involving suppliers in product development. As Buyer, your responsibilities will also include: Source and procure components/services. Place and process purchase orders on behalf of the Group. Ensure all activities undertaken are in line with current policies and procedures Assist in day to day running of the Purchasing Department and all activities associated with it Liaise with internal Customers to ensure Service Satisfaction Liaise directly with internal Customers on commercial aspects relevant to requirements Undertake cost-down activities as directed by the Purchasing Manager Assess existing suppliers with the aim to reduce supplier base, unit costs and complexity Identify prospective suppliers to reduce costs and establish higher standards of quality, service provision and operational flexibility. The Person: Proven similar procurement experience gained within manufacturing/engineering environment Knowledge of manufacturing technologies, processes and applications. Flexible - both occasional domestic and international travel In return for your procurement skills and experience, we offer a competitive salary and attractive benefits package. Interested? Please apply asap or call for further details 01384 446162.

Permanent / Norwich, Norfolk

Senior Vehicle Technician - Vehicle Testing

Senior Vehicle Technician - Vehicle Testing - Bath - Salary Located in Bath, this is a terrific career opportunity for a time-served Senior Auto Technician with substantial experience gained in an engineering environment. The successful Senior Auto Technician will provide skilled technical support for the operation of a 4 Wheel Drive Chassis Dynamometer (rolling road). This role requires a proactive, adaptable and conscientious approach, where the Technician is a vital part of the team. Main duties and responsibilities for this Senior Technician job: Preparation of vehicles prior to test Installation of the vehicle to the Chassis Dynamometer Conduct vehicle tests on the Dynamometer Carry out maintenance and calibration of the Dynamometer and Vehicle Emissions equipment Support installation and calibration of portable emissions measurement equipment to road going vehicles Maintain safe working areas and a high level of housekeeping Candidate requirements for this Senior Technician job: C&G, NVQ level 4 or BTEC HNC / HND in Mechanical or Automotive Engineering Served a recognised Engineering / Vehicle apprenticeship with substantial experience in an engineering environment Previous experience of working in an automotive environment such as a vehicle workshop, engine build or tuning, toolroom or research and development workshop Able to work independently with minimal supervision A strong team player with excellent interpersonal skills, flexible and proactive Suitably qualified and experienced Senior Technicians should contact Ray Greenman, to make their interest known.

Permanent / Bath, Somerset

Data Analyst - 2880

Job Title - Data Analyst Hourly rate - £16.19 ltd Industry - FMCG Location - Birmingham An opportunity has arisen for a Data Analyst with a confectionery manufacturer based just outside Birmingham. As Data Analyst you will be responsible for extracting data from the product specification system, as well as general analysis and calculation. You will have: Attention to Detail. Data Analysis. Ability to get on with a wide range of people. Time management skills. Clear understanding of scientific rigour. Good knowledge of office applications, especially spreadsheets. Education required: Science degree and/or background Ideally the successful candidates will have had some experience of creating or reading specifications in the food industry. If you would like to know more about this role please contact Sarah Gilbert or Kate Stevens at Jonathan Lee Recruitment.

Contract / Birmingham, West Midlands

Calibration Technician

Calibration Technician Cranfield Automotive We are seeking a Calibration Technician to give technical and organisational leadership to Calibration activity ensuring accurate and reliable data acquisition for test groups. This company based in Cranfield requires a Calibration Technician with demonstrable experience in testing associated with development and manufacture of vehicles for a new contract role. As a Calibration Technician, you will be required to: Provide technical leadership for technical area Lead long term strategic improvements Ensure required calibrated equipment is calibrated internally or through external calibration houses Write reports Training and development of staff Assist with facility management inclusive of maintenance, facility calibration, risk assessment and training. Liaise with test groups to ensure measurement set up provides accurate data acquisition Management of calibration database (Excel based) and advise on potential new systems Track spend of department and give clear financial reporting Support section management to maintain Health & Safety, improve efficiency, and capture knowledge Give advice and support on Calibration activity improvements Create reports and feedback data to Engineering/Supervisor groups The Calibration Technician should have the following skills or experience: Demonstrable experience in testing associated with development and manufacture of vehicles. Test & Measurement experience Instrumentation experience Understanding of electrical and mechanical gauges Metrology expertise Understanding of ISO9001 / ISO17025 Good inter-personal skills for co-ordinating activities with internal / external customers / suppliers Quality conscious with keen attention to detail Flexible to support periods of off-site working. Ability to provide a technical lead for the development of staff within the section. Recognised Qualification or apprenticeship HNC or above preferable Good Computer IT skills: Excel (Database management & producing graphs) Word (Report writing) PowerPoint (Presentations) Outlook If you have any questions about the Calibration Technician 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

Principal Engine Mechanical Development Engineer

Principal Engine Mechanical Development Engineer - Coventry - Contract or Perm This a terrific opportunity for an experienced Engine Mechanical Development Engineer to join this ambitious vehicle manufacturer at it's Coventry located Technical Centre. The Principal Engine Mechanical Development Engineer will be responsible for all development aspects across a range of powertrain efficiency projects including alternatives to Otto cycle and usual fuel technologies. Main activities and tasks: Lead powertrain development, testing activities, base engine instrumentation and test bed preparation Work alongside design/CAE engineers to design and develop powertrain components and perform system level validation and verification tests Conduct engine parts wear and tear analysis and analyse effect on other systems such as lubrication, intake and exhaust Ensure all powertrain component and systems engineering requirements are met, liaising with suppliers and other stakeholders Support vehicle and engine test bed work with instrumentation plan Support new technologies integration activities with a hands-on approach to engineering design and development Candidate requirements for this Principal Engine Mechanical Development Engineer job: Degree in Mechanical Engineering Specific knowledge of valve-train development (mandatory), engine installations, vehicle powertrain cooling systems and exhaust aftertreatment Knowledge of materials & manufacturing processes employed in powertrain and system engineering Experience in engine mechanical development and test bench activities Self-starter, capable of delivering multiple projects with minimal supervision Technical report writing ability Hands-on experience of instrumentation and test bed preparation Previous experience of INCA, in-cylinder pressure measurement In return, the successful Principal Engine Mechanical Development Engineer can expect a competitive hourly rate or salary & car allowance + benefits. Suitably qualified and experienced Engine Mechanical Development Engineers should contact Ray Greenman to make their interest known. TMETC

Contract / Coventry, West Midlands

Buyer

Job title: Buyer, 12 month FTC Salary: Competitive Location: Tewkesbury A Buyer is required for an Aerospace Precision Engineering company with knowledge of purchasing materials, sub contract services and contract management. Candidates with experience of day to day purchasing within a highly regulated manufacturing environment would be well received. This company, a precision engineering company based in Tewkesbury requires a dynamic, energetic and technically competent Buyer with tactical purchasing and contract experience for this challenging role. As the Buyer you will be required to: Provide full procurement support for materials, goods and services. Manage supply contracts. Negotiate prices delivery dates. The Buyer should have the following skills or experience: CIPS or degree qualified. Within Aerospace manufacturing companies. Competent in MRP systems and Microsoft suite software. This is an excellent opportunity for anyone with knowledge of tactical Purchasing and Contract Management. In return for your experience, this Tewkesbury based precision engineering company will offer you: Challenging environment. Competitive rate. Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon. If you have knowledge of Procurement and Contract Management and you want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the Buyer role, please contact Paul Broadhead at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384 446 155.

Contract / Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire

Safety Engineer - Vehicle Test Equipment

Safety Engineer - Vehicle Test Equipment Contract role - long term Cranfield based. Automotive industry. A Safety Engineer is required to support the Engineering team specifically on vehicle test equipment. A background in machine safety systems and test facility engineering would be well received. Due to increased workloads, this company, an automotive OEM based in Cranfield, require a Safety Engineer. As the Safety Engineer you will be required to: Conduct PUWER assessments whilst demonstrating a good understanding of machinery safety. Ensure environmental compliance and management systems - ISO 14001 & ISO 9001 administration, application and accreditation. Conduct risk assessments for maintenance and engineering tasks. Assist with preparing maintenance procedures and facility specifications. Conduct fire risk assessments and building safety engineering. Assist with energy efficiency studies and reporting. The Safety Engineer should have the following skills or experience: Electrical controls engineering knowledge particularly machinery safety systems - (guarding, PILZ relays, fortress systems etc) Hydraulic and pneumatic actuation systems experience. Fire detection and suppression systems knowledge. A good understanding of safe systems of work - permit processes. A background working in an automotive R&D environment would be ideal. This is an excellent opportunity for anyone with a Safety Engineering advisory background to develop your career. Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon. If you have experience as a Safety Engineer and you want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the Facility Safety Engineer role, please contact Justin Wainwright at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01268 889267.

Contract / Bedford, Bedfordshire

HGV 2 Driver

Jonathan Lee Recruitment are proud to be representing their client, a well-known processing company in their search for a HGV Class 2 Driver to work out of their facility in south Shropshire For the successful HGV Class 2 Driver the client is offering: Competitive Salary Early Start hours(days) % pension contribution 20 days holiday + bank holidays Free parking The role as a HGV Class 2 Driver: Multi drop deliveries using a brand 2018 plate DAF HGV class 2 Between 4 - 10 Safe delivery of products Maintaining the HGV class 2 vehicle and company standards Remaining legally compliant at all times Represent the company with customers to ensure satisfaction Supplement the day to day instructions received from the site What our client is looking for in a HGV Class 2 driver:? Appropriate driving licence Driver CPC No more than 6 points on your licence At least 2 years experience driving HGV Class 2 vehicles Own DigiCard Excellent understanding of Driver Transport Legislation Strong Communication Skills; including excellent written and oral English ability Flexible Excellent understanding of UK Geography Professional Key skills or similar Job titles: HGV, LGV, Class 2, Class 1, Driver, Multidrop Commutable From: Telford/Shrewsbury/Welshpool/Ludlow/Bridgnorth For further information about this and other positions please apply now.

Contract / Craven Arms, Shropshire

Purchasing Coordinator

Purchasing Coordinator Cambridge Manufacturing - Medical Equipment Purchasing Coordinator required by one of the UK's most exciting and innovative organisations. This is a fantastic opportunity for an ambitious procurement professional to join this dynamic business looking to develop this high-tech manufacturing business. The Role We are seeking a Purchasing Coordinator who has a proven track record of successfully establishing and maintaining effective supplier relationships to join a growing and dynamic supply chain team. As Purchasing Coordinator, you will: Support a dynamic and very driven supply chain team. Build and maintain effective relationships with critical and key suppliers within remit and ensure compliance with company documentation. Oversee the accuracy of purchase order data and work with Finance to resolve price discrepancies. Assist with sourcing alternative materials and in the selection and qualification of new suppliers. Provide demand forecasts to key and critical suppliers. Review and communicate design changes to supply base. Purchase all materials, custom and standard parts in remit. A strong communicator, we would also look for you to offer: Strong organisational skills and attention to detail Good negotiation skills Self-motivated and customer focused Flexible, with a positive approach and mindset to work productively in a challenging environment Willingness to adapt to the changing needs of customer requirements A genuine desire to help and support team members to be the best Are you an ambitious Procurement Coordinator? Are you people focused? Then, this is a fantastic opportunity to join an organisation who make a real difference to people's lives with innovative products. The package: As well as a competitive salary and a great benefits package (including non-contributory pension scheme, cycle-to-work scheme, life assurance, and monthly company get togethers). You will be joining an organisation with an ambitious culture, creativity and teamwork, and where a good working environment for its employees is just as valued as its commitment to make people's lives better. Interested? Please contact me as soon as possible or alternatively, email .

Permanent / Cambridge, Cambridgeshire

Project Manager

Job Title: Project Manager Location: Stoke on Trent Salary: £50,000 per year Overview: We are currently recruiting for an experienced project manager to work at our client's head office in Stoke, the role will require the successful candidate to lead all project activity on a major contract, from design through to delivery, installation and commissioning. Key Duties: Duties to include but not be exclusive to: Project management of cross functional teams, both internally and externally, to ensure contractual deadlines are met. Preparation and upkeep of effective project plans, so that programme dependencies are understood, critical mile stones are identified and programme risks mitigated, to ensure deliveries on time and to cost. Rigorously manage the contract, so that a robust process is implemented for the timely management of variation orders, to immediately capture and agree any increased costs, arising from contract changes. Implementation of effective Risk Management meetings, working across all functions, so that critical path activities are visible, priorities are understood and the risk of incurring liquidated damages is minimised. Identify and assess applications for payment across the scheme, working to the clients pre-defined contractual dates. Maintaining a detailed programme milestone payment / action schedule, so that business priorities can be tailored to minimise risk of payment slippages, or to capitalise on opportunities to bring payments forward. Attending Customer and Sub Tier contractor meetings to provide regular Project updates and identify joint risks / opportunities which need to be actioned. Preparation of a monthly management report incorporating Key Performance Indicators associated with on time delivery, milestone payments, costs, risks and others to be agreed. Implementation of an effective, regular Project Review meeting, to provide an open forum for the discussion and resolution of Project issues and blockers. Qualifications and Experience Engineering / Project Management degree. PRINCE 2 / Association of Project Management practitioner. Minimum 5 years' experience in a substantive Project Engineer role. Strong Commercial awareness If you are interested in applying for this role or would like more information please contact Rob Johnson on 01384 446 160 (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 / Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire

Maintenance Engineer - DAYS ONLY

Maintenance Engineer (mechanical) - Central Birmingham - Presses/CNC's - £26k to £32k A Maintenance Engineer is required to join a well-established, successful and progressive family business which is a manufacturer of specialist material handling equipment, components and systems. The role is based in the new purpose-built manufacturing facility in central Birmingham. We are offering to financially support the candidate through electrical courses if they wish to multi-skill train. Maintenance Engineer responsibilities will include; Servicing and maintenance on CNC machines and power presses. Coordinate and deliver the TPM. Develop all plans and look to improve the general function of the maintenance department. To move away from a reactive culture to a planned maintenance approach and programme. General day to day site/facilities maintenance will also be a part of the role as required. As the Maintenance Engineer you will require the following skills & experiences; A multi-skilled ability to maintain plant, equipment and facilities. Experience of maintaining/servicing power presses and CNC machines is desirable. Experience of PLC fault finding (desirable). Experience of implementing TPM. The opportunity for a Maintenance Engineer with this business will suit any experienced individual who is looking for a wide-ranging role where, as part of a smaller business they can be effective and make a difference. Please click on the link to apply.

Permanent / Birmingham, West Midlands

Buyer

Buyer FMCG Wolverhampton £25,000 Our client is a leading manufacturer of home products and solutions. Using only the best quality materials, their designs are stylish, modern and superior to that of their rivals. All their furniture is manufactured on site at the dedicated production facility in the West Midlands. An opportunity has arisen for a Buyer to join the team. Reporting to the Purchasing Manager, you will support the business procurement function generating purchase orders, produce purchasing reports and maintain the company's purchased product data records About the role Manage all purchasing activities in line with company purchasing policies Involvement with new product launches to ensure timely introductions and managing product discontinuations and minimisation of obsolete stock Analysis of quotations, negotiating with suppliers and advising the on commercial recommendations. Raising purchase orders thorough the plants ERP system. To comply with KPI's, Targets and Objectives Maintain all local contracts within database. Ensure that services/components are covered by a purchase order/agreement prior to delivery/commencement. About you Stake holder engagement & influencing skills Minimum 12 months purchasing experience direct or indirect From a fast-paced manufacturing environment Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon. If you have knowledge of Buying and have FMCG experience and you want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the Buyer role, please contact Scott Williams at Jonathan Lee Recruitment PSC17

Permanent / Wolverhampton, West Midlands

Chassis Design Engineer

Design/Project Engineer - Chassis Systems - Birmingham - Contract - £Competitive rate I am seeking a Design/Project Engineer in an exciting opportunity to join a world-class team responsible for delivering complete chassis systems solutions to vehicle manufacturers in the UK and around the world. Our client is one of the world's largest producers of chassis systems, supplying all major vehicle manufacturers. They lead the field in many areas of design and research, and deliver cutting-edge technologies for a range of innovative programmes. Reporting to the Design Team Manager the Design/Project Engineer will have time proven mechanical engineering / design experience with knowledge of research and development designs for automotive components ensuring Customer and Company requirements are achieved. What you will do As Design/Project Engineer; As a member of the Chassis team you will be responsible for CAD models and associated drawings of components and assemblies in adherence with company procedures and standards You will engage with internal and external suppliers to ensure the designs represent best value design solutions whilst ensuring safety and functional requirements are surpassed Work with the customer to define and develop chassis solutions Collaborate closely with the chassis team to support requests and develop engineered solutions Reporting of design projects in a concise and accurate manner, supporting reviews as required What you will need As Design/Project Engineer; Mechanical engineering qualification to HNC/HND/Degree level Apprenticeship or equivalent experience preferred Good level of Catia V5 3D modelling and drawing preparation experience would be an advantage Detailed understanding of automotive chassis components and their functions Detailed understanding of Mechanics, FE analysis and ability to conduct basic stress calculations Good communications skills, both oral and written, and the ability to communicate at all levels What you will get As Design/Project Engineer; Experience of working for a prestigious automotive Tier1 A competitive rate Career development and progression Applications Suitably qualified and experienced Design/Project Engineers should apply today by either calling Jeff Lane on +44 (0)1384 446108 or by emailing their CV and covering letter

Contract / Birmingham, West Midlands

Health and Safety Manager

Job Title: Health and Safety Manager Location: Based in Wolverhampton (Travel in West Midlands to other sites) Permanent Salary: Negotiable Dependant on Experience Overview: We are currently recruiting for an experienced Health and Safety Manager to work for our client at their site in Wolverhampton, with travel to their two other sites within the West Midlands and Staffordshire. The role will report to the companies GM and Financial Controller. Purpose of Job: The role of lead competent Health & Safety practitioner is to act as the appointed person under the Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations (1999) to provide advice and assistance to the company in meeting their Health and Safety responsibilities. The role is to ensure the organisation complies with all current Health & Safety legal requirements at all times and advise and make recommendation according to the legal regulations, best practice, guidance, industrial standards and ACOP. To work proactively at all levels within the organisation to establish and maintain a system of the highest Health & Safety standards that promote a culture of safe working practices, and preventative safety measures. Responsibilities: To ensure the company's Health and Safety Policy and procedures are implemented and adhered to across the organisation. In conjunction with the senior management team, develop a short, medium and long term Health & Safety improvement plan and programme and manage the implementation of these initiatives across the business. To keep abreast of Health & Safety legislation and ensure the senior management team and all managers are appropriately advised on changes to legislative requirements. To monitor and review, through inspections, audits and safety tours the effectiveness of the Health and Safety management system and make recommendations to improve safety procedures and work practices when required. Ensure all statutory inspections required are completed and records are accurate and up to date. To ensure accident investigations are carried out to the required standard and within a suitable time frame, producing supporting documentation and implementing proactively, corrective action plans, including recommendation of possible disciplinary action. Prepare regular reports on Health and Safety for the senior management team and liaise with relevant authorities as necessary. To assist in the identification of training needs for employees and develop and deliver training as required, including risk assessments and safe systems of work. To own, manage and champion the Company Safety Rules and Near Miss Reporting Health & Safety initiatives ensuring, review, audit, feedback and closure, including agreed actions. Lead and motivate Health & Safety representatives to guarantee involvement and commitment to a positive Health & Safety culture. Manage and provide technical advice and report on Health & Safety initiatives at minimum quarterly Health & Safety meetings at each location. Monitor, manage and report on the services provided by contractors in line with the Company Health & Safety safe working practices and Safety Rules. Carry out regular programmed internal audits and facilitate external certification audits. Report any notifiable breaches of Health and Safety to the HSE and senior management team. To initiate and manage process for applying for and maintaining recognised Health & Safety Awards, i.e. RoSPA Gold. To manage the production of Risk Assessments, Method Statements, COSHH and Safe Systems of Work. The above duties are not exhaustive. The jobholder will also be required to carry out other ad hoc duties that are necessary. Qualifications / Experience: Minimum 5 years' experience. A chartered member of the Institute of Occupational Safety and Health (CMIOSH). A relevant professional qualification e.g. NEBOSH Diploma or equivalent degree. A good working knowledge of the CDM2015 Regulations. Experience of Construction or Energy or Waste environment sectors is desirable. Experience of Environmental and Quality Management systems an advantage. Personal Attributes: Extensive knowledge of effective health and safety management strategies and best practice. Excellent written and interpersonal skills and the ability to challenge constructively. Good analytical and numerical skills. Good Microsoft skills. Excellent verbal and written communication skills at all levels. Effective team working and networking skills and the ability to work independently using own initiative. The ability to plan, prioritise and organise own workload. 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 / Wolverhampton, West Midlands

Supply Quality Engineer

Job Title: Supply Quality Engineer Location: Cambridge Permanent Salary: Negotiable Dependant on Experience Overview: Our client is an award-winning business that develop and manufacturing a revolutionary solar power service that transforms the lives of off-grid consumers. Their products and technical solutions extend from solar charging, high-efficiency lighting, low energy appliances and smartphone based field tools, through to end-to-end network solutions, mobile communications and payment processing. Role: Our client takes pride in delivering high quality robust products, but it is also a business imperative that they perform well as failures and customer dissatisfaction result in an immediate revenue loss. With increases in production and installation rates, the role of Product Quality Engineer sits within the product team to lead our response to reported defects and to drive product quality improvement. You will be working with technical resources in our East and West Africa centres to assist them with providing first level support to our distribution partners, and with the UK-based Product Development team and our manufacturing partner and suppliers in the Far East to drive design and manufacturing improvement actions. Successful candidates will be motivated team players with a demonstrated ability to rise to challenges in a dynamic and rapidly evolving work environment, tempered with the maturity to create robust solutions. Responsibilities: Co-ordinate and manage the analysis of field product returns in conjunction with our distribution partners and regional centres Lead the investigation of product failures to identify root causes and the associated corrective actions Work with the Product Team and our manufacturing partner and suppliers to drive the implementation of containment and corrective actions. Work with the Product Team to develop test and analysis methods for returned parts. Develop 8D Reports, Service Notifications, Repair WIs, etc., as required. Define and deploy a returned product analysis system and reporting database. Monthly reporting of field product quality performance. Requirements: The role is a hands-on position working for a small SME business, working within a engaged team. Degree in Electrical Engineering, Physics, Computer Sciences or a related discipline 2/3 years' experience of product development, product test or similar role. Familiar with high volume manufacturing process (preferably electronics) Strong knowledge in electrical test and measurement methods Experience of working with structured problem solving methodologies, such as 8D, and working within systems such as ISO9001, TS16949, etc. A self-starter with excellent technical and problem solving skills with the capability to rapidly grasp the basics of new tools and processes. Attention to detail and commitment to quality Team player with excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate effectively at all levels The ability to speak Mandarin would be 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 / Cambridge, Cambridgeshire

CAD Engineer / Design Engineer

Job Title: CAD Engineer / Design Engineer Location: Stoke-on-Trent Permanent Salary: Negotiable Dependant on Experience Overview: We are currently recruiting for both CAD Engineers and Design Engineer to work for our client at their site in Stoke-on-Trent. In these roles the suitable engineer will be instrumental in producing and issuing designs using 3D modelling software (Inventor) The role will be working collaboratively across the business and the work with involve designing mechanical products, such as valves, penstocks, distributors and other water treatment products to client specifications and latest ISO standards. Responsibilities: There are many exciting projects ahead of the business to drive efficiency and support the move towards full parametric design and the implementation of BIM modelling Mechanical design of flow control equipment, screening machinery and rotary equipment. Producing general arrangement drawings, detail designs, bills of materials, support calculations and documentation. Liaison with manufacturing to understand CAD/CAM processes and develop programs, tooling and jigs. Develop new and existing designs considering new materials and process methodologies. Investigate improvements in the design or engineering capability of existing products. Liaison with third party suppliers of software and technology to promote best practice. Work as a team to promote continuous improvement processes for product design and manufacture. The role will involve some travel to customers, manufacturing facilities, software suppliers, universities. Qualifications / Experience: Analytical & diagnostic skills High standard in computer literacy Good communication, presentation and written skills Accuracy and attention to detail Project Management Design, Value Engineering Principles and Material Flow Analysis CAD/CAM/CAE and simulation techniques. Knowledge of MRP/ERP systems Knowledge of the properties, characteristics and processing behaviour of a variety of materials. 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 / Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire

Senior Commercial Officer

Job Title: Senior Commercial Officer Location: Wimborne, Dorset Job Details: We are looking an experienced Senior Commercial Officer to join a leading aerospace and defence organisation in Wimborne, Dorset. The Senior Commercial Officer will report to the Commercial and Contracts Manager, supporting the Commercial Team in both proposal preparation and contract management working closely with other business functions including Business Development, Customer Support and technical business functions. As Senior Commercial Officer your skills and qualifications will ideally include: Degree or equivalent experience in law/business Broad contract law knowledge Experience of managing and advising on commercial and business risk Combines experience, intuition and strategic thinking to make considered judgements about the overall impact on the business and people, including potential threats International commercial awareness highly desirable UK MoD & US DoD contracts knowledge would be an advantage As Senior Commercial Officer your main responsibilities will involve: Supporting or leading bid preparation activities and ensuring proposals are submitted on time. Acting as prime commercial contact with customers / potential customers and maintaining positive customer relations. Organising and leading internal governance reviews to submit customer proposals for Bid Approval Committee review. The preparation of all commercial aspects of complex proposals. The negotiation of contracts and agreements including complex terms and conditions of sale. Providing commercial support to other functions within the organisation. Maximising margins and ensuring the company's position is protected in terms of legalities and liabilities. About The Company: They are a leading global technology and services innovator, respected for providing solutions to the greatest challenges, from deep space to the depths of the ocean. As the world's leading supplier of critical control solutions, they help their customers to increase the safety and mission capabilities of their personnel and equipment in extreme environments. If you are interested in this position, please APPLY NOW. For more information, contact Lois Weston at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384446119.

Permanent / Wimborne, Dorset

Packaging Engineer

Job title: Packaging Engineer Contract: LTD or Umbrella Location: Desford, Leicestershire, UK Industry: Off Highway A Packaging Engineer opportunity has become available for one of the world's leading manufacturers of off-highway machinery and diesel and natural gas engines. This Packaging Engineer will design and develop returnable and expendable packaging for individual piece parts and bulk shipping to ensure the timely and efficient receipt and delivery of material. Packaging design includes safety, part protection and containment, optimisation of transportation - whist considering other supply chain functions that delivers the lowest Total Landed Costs. Primary focus will be working on the following: Establish packaging and processing specifications at the part number level for new product introductions, cost savings, or other supply chain improvements on time for Class C parts. Export Packaging Specification for shipment across our global network, discussing Point of Use requirements with Logistics Planning Engineers. Create packaging concepts using 3D modelling software (i.e. Pro-E). Design bespoke packaging with indirect packaging suppliers and obtain best quotation, considering safety, quality, technical ability and supplier performance. To apply for this position you should have some of the following: Proven track record in coordinating and designing packaging solutions. Creo, Pro E or CAD drawing. Clear understanding of Supply Chain Logistics & Manufacturing technical points. Returnable packaging implementation and management. Market knowledge of packaging vendors covering bespoke and expendable packaging materials. Strong analytical problem-solving skills, deploy creative original solutions to complex problems. Knowledge of material handling equipment. Please contact James Tilley for more details.

Contract / Hinckley, Leicestershire

Senior Engineer - Control

Senior Engineer - Control - Leamington Spa - £ 45-50k DOE A Senior Engineer - Control is required for a highly respected and innovative engineering consultancy. Operating in a variety of sectors including supporting some of the world's premium car manufacturers, our client uses expert knowledge to provide a full product engineering and development service. As Senior Engineer - Control, you will work on the specification, design, development and calibration of driveline and transmission control systems. An increasing proportion of the work will be in the area of powertrain and hybrid technology. As Senior Engineer - Control - you will be required to Provide effective control engineering solutions to engineering challenges. Implement model-based design techniques for automotive applications. Manage the technical and commercial aspects of projects, including developing customer relationships. Take responsibility for delivery of key software components. Produce high quality documentation and communicate effectively to client companies. As Senior Engineer - Control you will have 1st Class Degree in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering. A sound understanding of vehicle systems and vehicle powertrain. An understanding of automatic transmission operation and the associated control requirements. A high level of skill in algorithm modelling ( MATLAB, Simulink, Stateflow) What you will get: A competitive salary and benefits package, whilst working on exciting and dynamic high-profile projects in a fantastic facility. Suitably qualified and experienced Control Engineers should apply today by contacting Paul Robson at Jonathan Lee Recruitment +44(0)1384 446146 or by emailing their CV and covering letter .

Permanent / Leamington Spa, Warwickshire

Functional Safety Engineer - Chassis

Functional Safety Engineer - Chassis - Lichfield - £ Competitive + Excellent benefits A Functional Safety Engineer is required for a flourishing department at the forefront of automotive design and development. The successful candidate will contribute to the engineering of high performance systems for innovative applications including sports cars and special-purpose vehicles. As Functional Safety Engineer - Chassis you will Develop and promote the company product safety strategy and functional safety policy. Develop internal processes aligned to ISO26262 and provide guidance relating to the implementation of the relevant standard to all departments. Lead group hazard analysis activities using techniques such as HAZOP and Hazard Checklists as well as perform HARAs in alignment with ISO26262. Prepare and moderate dFMEA and FTA activities. Support design engineering teams to assure ISO26262 compliance. Perform Product Safety Architecture activities, including Functional Safety Requirements and Technical Safety Requirements. Perform validation activities required to confirm correct implementation of Functional Safety Requirements. Compile and present Safety Case and Safety Release documentation and hold safety reviews, both with customers and internally. As Functional Safety Engineer - Chassis you will have A Degree in an appropriate science or engineering discipline. Proven experience in a similar role within a research and/or development environment. An understanding of modern automotive systems and common automotive practices; Experience in model based systems engineering methods and tools (e.g. PREEvision, Rhapsody etc.); Experience of requirements analysis and management, preferably using dedicated requirements management tools (e.g. DOORS, Cradle, MKS); Good test and analysis skills and a high level of proficiency at written and verbal communication. The ability to work unsupervised and capable of contributing to multiple activities simultaneously. Suitably qualified and experienced Functional Safety Engineers should apply today by contacting Paul Robson at Jonathan Lee Recruitment +44(0)1384 446146 or by emailing their CV and covering letter .

Permanent / Lichfield, Staffordshire

Principal Engineer - Advanced Automotive Systems

Principal Engineer - Advanced Automotive Systems - Coventry - £ Highly competitive DOE To enable the development of new and highly innovative hybrid and EV programmes, working from blank page concepts to outstanding designs, this is an exceptional opportunity for engineers to turn their ideas into reality. We have a fantastic opportunity available for a Principal Engineer to influence and drive the design and development of hybrid and battery electric vehicles. This role is to provide specialist technical leadership in the field of electric powertrain design including electric machines, power electronics, control strategies, batteries and future technology integration. The Principal Electrical Powertrain Engineer will report directly to the Chief Engineer, working closely with the other engineering functions, procurement, manufacturing and external suppliers to design and develop vehicles from concept to production to meet time, cost and specification requirements. As Principal Engineer - Advanced Automotive Systems - you will be required to Define electric powertrain strategy for various new vehicle platforms. Participate in high level decision making and strategic planning reviews, including with industrial partners. Provide technical leadership in electric powertrain design. Including the areas of electric machines, power electronics, control strategies, batteries and interface technologies. Represent our client as a credible authority on electric vehicles with current and future collaborative partners. Have the vision to be able to propose where enhanced research in system areas could lead to performance gains. Act as a point of contact with customers and disseminate project outputs. The successful applicant must be prepared to travel to India to hold regular review meetings, with project partners. As Principal Engineer - Advanced Automotive Systems - you will have Honours Degree or equivalent experience in a relevant Engineering subject. Specialised knowledge of at least one component of either electric machines, power electronics, control or battery technology. With an appreciation of all components and the interaction between them. A successful track record of strong leadership with the ability to influence and motivate others to achieve outstanding results. Technical and personal credibility, working effectively with cross-functional teams and other business functions. Ability to demonstrate an innovative approach to the product design, allowing new technologies to be implemented. Suitably qualified and experienced Advanced Automotive Systems Engineers should apply today by contacting Paul Robson at Jonathan Lee Recruitment +44(0)1384 446146 or by emailing their CV and covering letter .

Permanent / Coventry, West Midlands

Head of Gate Driver Technology Department

Job title: Head of Gate Driver Technology Department Department: R&D Centre: Assemblies Location: Birmingham (Initially in Lincoln) Contract: Permanent Salary: Competitive The Role As the Head of Drive Technology Department, you will be in charge of the technology research and product development of Si and Wide Band Gap power semiconductor gate driver including but not limited to gate drive and protection circuit, temperature, voltage, current sensing circuit, EMC filters as well as board level low power switching mode power supplies (SMPS).Main Features and responsibilites: Lead the R&D activities of gate drive technology and product development from requirement to release, define R&D process and build development platform. Lead the key activities during gate drive technology research including conceptual design comparison, core techniques identification, and technical difficulties breakthrough etc.; Achieve targets of robustness, cost-effectivity, manufacturability and other requirements by detailed design, analysis, simulation, review, and verification down to each low level circuit block and components. Be responsible for productizing gate drive technology following company product development process; Guarantee the deliverables delivered as scheduled and optimised considering the trade-off of cost, size, mass, functional safety, EMC and efficiency; Make sure products fulfil lifetime and reliability requirements as well as international and regions' standards and policy requirements. Continuously capture the gate drive technology status and trends Department internal task allocation and resource management Lead the R&D of the department including but not limited to: Define and manage the hardware R&D process and workflow that comply with automotive standard such as ISO 26262 Hardware model conceptual and detailed design, schematic and PCB design according to allocated requirement Hardware design analysis including safety analysis such as FMEDA, FTA, reliability analysis such as DFMEA, De-rating Analysis, WCCA. Design verification and validation to specification Design document and prototype review and approval Skills and Experience required A degree in physics, power electronics, electrical and electronic engineering and other related subjects Extensive demonstrable experience in automotive electrical or electronic products design or test. Proven track record of team or project management experience. Familiar with automotive electronic hardware design process Active gate drive circuit design experience Wide band gap semiconductor device gate drive development experience Motor drive inverter development experience SMPS fed from LV and HV line design experience SMPS closed-loop control design experience Sensing circuit interface, filter and amplify circuit design experience Electronic component selection: good interpretation capability of component datasheets, knowledgeable and experienced to select the most appropriate component PCB design experience with good knowledge of trade off considering function, heat dissipation, EMC, isolation, cost control and manufacturability ASIC development experience FPGA development experience HALT, Quantitative ALT experience If you are interested in this role please send your CV or call on 01384 446145 to speak to Tim Parkes

Permanent / Birmingham, West Midlands

Software Developer - Vehicle Interior Functions

Software Developer - Vehicle Interior Functions - Lichfield - £ Competitive + Excellent benefits A Software Developer is required for a flourishing department at the forefront of automotive design and development. The successful candidate will contribute to the engineering of high performance embedded systems for innovative applications including sports cars and special-purpose vehicles. As Software Developer - Vehicle Interior Functions you will Produce embedded software for 8-, 16- and 32-bit microcontrollers using established company design practices and software life-cycles in line with the ISO2001:2008 quality system and high integrity design standards. Interpret system requirements, in collaboration with systems and hardware engineers, to generate software requirements. Implement code using C/C++ programming languages, assembly language and automatic code generation from modelled environments. Generation and execution of test plans and reports at all levels of the "V" life cycle, including unit/structural tests, integration tests and verification/validation tests. Generation and formal review of technical documentation and artefacts from the design process. As Software Developer- Vehicle Interior Functions you will have A Degree in an appropriate science or engineering discipline. Proven experience in a similar role within an embedded system product development environment. Experience of programming using C, C++, C# and assembly languages. Experience using requirements management and specification tools e.g. DOORS, Rhapsody, MKS Integrity and configuration management tools e.g. MKS and software analysis methodologies e.g. Yourdon SASD or UML. Experience in the use of model-based development tools e.g. Mathworks Simulink & Stateflow, dSpace TargetLink; Experience of AUTOSAR and software test verification tools; Experience with CAN based test tools e.g. CANalyser, CANape, CANoe. An ability to interpret circuit schematics and understand the basic operation of electronics hardware, especially microprocessor peripheral support circuitry. Good test and analysis skills and a high level of proficiency at written and verbal communication. A team player with the ability to work unsupervised and capable of contributing to multiple activities simultaneously. Suitably qualified and experienced Software Developers should apply today by contacting Paul Robson at Jonathan Lee Recruitment +44(0)1384 446146 or by emailing their CV and covering letter .

Permanent / Lichfield, Staffordshire

Principal AUTOSAR Software Engineer

Job title: Principal AUTOSAR Software Engineer Location: Birmingham Hours of work: 37 hours a week Contract: Permanent Salary: Competitive The Role This role will be responsible for developing and maintaining AUTOSAR code and embedded C code for different projects, in motor control power electronics and participating architecture design of hardware and software. This role will also be responsible for the AUTOSAR software development of the next generation based on the functional safety requirements. Benefits Our Client is a great place to work with lots of opportunities for professional and personal development. They offer the following benefits: 24 days holiday + 8 bank holidays Holiday allowance increase with length of service Bupa healthcare Free on site car parking Subsidised canteen Contributory Pension Life assurance Cycle to work scheme Company sick pay Professional Membership fees paid e.g. CIPD, IEEE Family Friendly policies An Independent 24 hour confidential counselling service Key Responsibilities Leading and participating in software architecture design Leading evaluation of different processor platforms, different hardware architecture designs Leading evaluation of functional safety solutions, and ASIL decomposition solutions Leading the development of peripheral drivers, generating AUTOSAR middleware and debugging code Integration of basic software, third-party MCAL, algorithm software and OEM software, provision of complete AUTOSAR compliant control software Making plans and monitoring progress for software integration and testing Writing technical documentation Actively corporate with other colleagues, organize meetings to discuss critical issues, update and progress in time with the awareness of timeline Teamwork with control engineer and embedded software engineer to specify hardware and software architecture, provide complete middleware and testing plan Support functional safety engineer to evaluate functional safety performance of control hardware To maintain effective working relationship with core members, guarantee efficient circulation of technical information among departments Building toolchain and process of embedded software development Implementing CAN, FlexRay, Ethernet communication Implementing CAN flash bootloader function Core Skills Minimum Bachelor's degree in electronics/ electronics related discipline, 5 years and above working experience in the area of embedded software development and testing in automotive industry Robust experience with AUTOSAR 3.0 or 4.0 standard Familiar with NXP or Infineon processors Familiar with Tasking, GHS or Code warrior compilers Familiar with RTOS Familiar with XCP protocol and diagnosis protocol Familiar with safety critical code standard like MISRA C Excellent embedded C programming and assembly programming techniques Familiar with ISO26262 Familiar with V model software testing process and version control Familiar with requirements management tool like DOORS etc Experience with functional safety software like Medini SysML/UML modelling FMEA awareness will be desirable Automotive embedded software development experience in powertrain, motor control, EV/Hybrid vehicle development Low level driver development for microprocessors in Automotive ECUs AUTOSAR architecture based software development Firmware development. Experience with SPI, CAN, FlexRay or Ethernet and low level drivers Knowledge of Analog and digital circuit Experience with software architecture design tool like Rhapsody, PREEVision and etc. If you are interested in working on the future of Electric Vehicles motor control development, then send your CV or call +441384 446145 for an initial conversation

Permanent / Birmingham, West Midlands

EV - Principal Module Reliability Engineer

Job title: Principal Module Reliability engineer Department: R&D Centre: Assemblies Location: Birmingham Job Summary An excellent opportunity to spearhead reliability engineering in Electric Vehicle power control and testing. - Apply now Our client has been manufacturing semiconductor products for over 60 years; providing Power Module and Electric Vehicle System products to customers across the world. It is an exciting time to be joining this leading technology company as we are in a significant period of growth which is planned to continue with a major growth investment in the Birmingham area. To support this growth plan, we are looking for a Principal Chip Design Engineer (IGBT & SiC) to join the R&D Centre. - This new centre will be situated in Birmingham. Successful candidates will be comfortable with travel to Lincoln in the first two months until the brand new and industry-leading design and development complex is up and running in Birmingham. The Role This role will be responsible for power module reliability analysis and test, Establish a module product reliability analysis method and work flow. An excellent benefits package is offered to the right candidate. Key Responsibilities Responsible for the planning and implementation of reliability research of power modules Responsible for the optimisation of power module reliability research system and the introduction of reliability methods and tools; Responsible for understanding and confirming customer requirements for reliability of power modules and making evaluation plans Establish and improve power module reliability test platform; Define and improve power module reliability test standards and related manuals Participate in the company's cutting-edge product reliability research, patent excavation and application Research and development of new test methods for reliability concerns; Study reliability failure mechanisms of new power device packaging Responsible for reliability analysis and health monitoring of power modules such as IGBTs and SiC and GaN; Establish life prediction and health monitoring systems for power modules; Establish failure models for various failure criteria based on various tests (stress-strain, humidity, vibration) data; Analysis of the failure mechanism of power modules to promote rectification and implementation; Research and tracking of cutting edge technology in power semiconductor module reliability; Assist in the development of departmental teams and newcomers training; Core Skills and Education Master or PhD Degree or equivalent in a reliability, physics, materials, semiconductor, and other related subjects; The equivalent of a PhD with demonstrable experience in power module reliability analysis Solid background in DFR: ALT, HALT, Weibull analysis, reliability prediction, MTTF, life date analysis etc. Proficient in the power modules reliability test, using reliability statistics to interpret test results Proficient in the failure mechanism of power module reliability test Familiar with power semiconductor device package structure and packaging process If you are interested in this exciting opportunity to join a growing organisation apply now or send your CV

Permanent / Birmingham, West Midlands

Indirect Buyer

Indirect Buyer Oxfordshire £45,000 We are currently searching for an Indirect Buyer to join our client in Oxfordshire. With significant factory investment planned, this is an exciting time to join the business. As Indirect Buyer, you will be accountable for spend categories including; Technical Facility management IT Telecoms Marketing Car Fleet Consulting All other NPR commodities The Indirect Buyer will be able to work cross functionally, sourcing and implementing spend strategies with the Indirect Procurement Manager With a planned OPEX spend uplift of 30% YoY, we are looking for an experienced Indirect Buyer to join the business during a period of rapid growth Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon. If you have knowledge of Indirect Spends and you want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the Indirect Buyer role, please contact Scott Williams at Jonathan Lee Recruitment PSC17

Permanent / Oxfordshire, England

Control Systems Engineer

Control Systems Engineer - Permanent - Oxfordshire - Attractive A Control Systems Engineer is required within a Market Leading and Advanced Manufacturing Organisation. The Control Systems Engineer will be one of the key players in the design and development of PLC / PC software for machine accessories and current/new equipment/automation. The Control Systems Engineer will have the ability to identify and problem solve issues related to production processes, equipment, and manufacturability. Due to the continued success of this company, a highly technological driven organisation requires a visionary and inspiring Control Systems Engineer for a new permanent role. As the Control Systems Engineer you will be required to: Works in conjunction with mechanical, electrical and automation engineering, and colleagues in Research & Development Development of current machines, and the design of new machines Focus on all aspects of software including development and maintenance Project management with hands-on ownership of all aspects of software developments Detailed design through to final validation Ensure all prototypes are programmed to the correct/desired standard and are validated Assisting the R&D, Service & Support and Manufacturing teams as and when required Contribute to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed Occasional travelling may be required for this post The Control Systems Engineer should have the following skills or experience: Degree qualified in an Electrical/Electronic Engineering, Software Engineering or similar HNC/HND qualified candidates considered with significant practical experience Experience in machine / automation software development Specific experience of working with industrial machinery within a technical environment Multi language PLC / PAC programming capabilities and Experience in HMI design Proficient in software troubleshooting Excellent problem-solving skills and able to work independently Demonstrate excellent organisational, time management and prioritisation skills Ability to work under pressure and to tight timescales Good written and verbal communication skills and the ability to communicate at all levels Able to work successfully in a multi-disciplinary project team Creating / participating in FMEAs and Designing Verification Plans Experience of Industry standards would be advantageous, including; Safety of machinery Risk assessment and risk reduction knowledge and knowledge with ISO Standards Proficient in the preparation of all related technical documentation Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon and to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the Control Systems Engineer role, please contact Peter Heap at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384 446102.

Permanent / Oxfordshire, England

Customs Analyst

Customs Analyst Up to £18.00 p/h Ltd Off-highway Peterborough Seeking a Customs Analyst to work for one of the world's leading providers of diesel and gas engines. As Customs Analyst you will support the import and customs procedures for goods imported into the UK. The role is essential in ensuring that the importation of goods takes place promptly and efficiently. Key responsibilities: Timely action to respond to requests for Import agents and HMRC. It is key that imported goods are cleared quickly and that these goods are delivered to the Peterborough facility in such manner as to ensure that production schedules are not affected. Failure to undertake these tasks will lead to increased costs in terms of demurrage charges at ports/airports and will adversely affect production schedules. Operation of a Duty Management System (Ricardo) in accordance with H.M. Revenue & Customs (HMRC) requirements. Raise and send Import Instructions to Agents and ensure they are fully compliant with H.M. Revenue & Customs (HMRC) requirements. Ensure all import entries are raised/completed/filed by due dates and are fully compliant with H.M. Revenue & Customs (HMRC) requirements. Support the continued use of Customs Freight Simplified Process (CFSP) by ensuring that all import entries are raised/completed/filed by due dates. Supporting the Trade Compliance practices to ensure that these are complied with and maintained. Reconcile the Duty Deferment account to ensure that all entries showing on the account are validated. Reconcile the Import VAT charges to ensure that all such records are accurate and are apportioned correctly. Maintain the Imports Job Log so that accurate records are maintained for audit and trade compliance purposes. Contribute to Continuous Improvements by proactively reviewing processes to ensure that maximum efficiency and duty recovery is maintained and increased. Liaises with suppliers (and customers) shipping lines & haulers in connection with the movement of goods. Processes/finalises insurance claims as/if applicable under the Maritime Insurance Policy. Key skills and experiences: Good communication skills. The job involves broad-based contact with overseas suppliers and external agencies in addition to a wide range of internal contacts. Ability to work as a member of a small team and also being able to interact effectively with the wider business is essential. Good organisational skills coupled with the ability to work to tight deadlines and attention to detail. Self-motivation and a mature, flexible outlook are sought after qualities. A positive approach with recognition of the need to focus on the requirements of customers (both internal and external) This is a 6 month contract opportunity offering negotiable rates of pay and ideally seeking an immediately available candidate. Interested in the above role? APPLY TODAY! Please contact Kate Stevens or Sarah Gilbert at Jonathan Lee Recruitment to discuss further.

Contract / Peterborough, Cambridgeshire

Finance Business Partner Analyst - 35984

A Finance Analyst / Finance Business Partner is required to work for a leading automotive OEM based in Whitley, Coventry. Position Description: To partner with the business manager to enable achievement of operational objectives by providing robust financial insights. Network and proactively partner with the Finance Business Partners and managers to identify opportunities and risks to delivery of the business units plan. Provide subject matter information and data to the Finance Business Partner through effective research with external and internal bodies. Liaise with GFS to provide key data metrics and reports to the FBP and business leaders through proactive collaboration and networking with GFS teams. Interpret financial data to ensure that business decisions are made using sound and understandable data. Contribute to the development and alignment of department specific plans. Proactively monitor variances between forecast and plans to ensure forecasting and budgetary control. Contribute to project planning and control. Skills Required: Proven track record as a finance business partner, ideally gained within a large complex organization. Strong commercial business acumen Good communication, mediation and influencing skills. Proactive problem solver. Ability to identify anomalies in data and interpret implications for both finance and non-finance professionals. Ability to work independently and in a team environment. Keeps up to date with industry trends and uses insight to inform decision making and influence others. Continuous improvement "mind set" with the ability to proactively identify and resolve issues using innovation. Self-directed, works without the need for supervision Resilient and good under pressure. Ability to work at pace within a complex matrix structure and an agile workplace. Self-driven learner with an appetite for continuous professional and personal development. 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. For more information and to apply for this role please contact Rachel Meacham.

Contract / Coventry, West Midlands

Material Planning Analyst

Material Cost Analyst £Negotiable Off-Highway Peterborough Seeking a Material Cost Analyst to work for one of the world's leading providers of diesel and gas engines. Based at their manufacturing plant in Peterborough you will be responsible for supporting growth plans for a new product range. Key responsibilities as Material Cost Analyst: For each cost tracking BOM, track and report a future view of cost opportunities and risks - this will involve liaising with internal buyers and cost team to detail, by part number how the costs change over time Work with internal buyers to understand cost opportunities or impact by part number, for each cost tracking BOM Use a standard and agreed methodology to track parts by status - such as quote, CAF, cost model, gap analysis complete Track the status of negotiation once gap analysis is complete and feedback to team Track alternative approach to get the cost target Required Skills and Experience: Attention to detail Working knowledge of MS Office Experience of database interrogation Good communication skills, both written and verbal for effective team work Dogmatic and resilient Flexibility Desired Skills and Experience: Purchase analyst experience Experience of material tracking in prototype or production environments This is a 12 month contract opportunity working for a well-known engine manufacturer based in Peterborough. Interested in the above role? APPLY TODAY! Please contact Kate Stevens or Sarah Gilbert at Jonathan Lee Recruitment to discuss further.

Contract / Peterborough, Cambridgeshire

Senior Finance Analyst - 35985

A Senior Finance Analyst is required to work for a leading automotive OEM based in Whitley, Coventry. Position Description: To report actual company operating cash per month and prepare forecast / budget / business plan through liaising with finance and non-finance functions across the business. Calculation and reporting of monthly consolidated cash flows by key drivers. Preparation of annual cash flow forecast(s) by month which will extend to budget and 5 year business plan. Provide working capital analysis to finance and operational management highlighting opportunities to release cash for future investment. Working with many functions around the business (treasury, accounting, volume planning, etc). Combine cash flows and Treasury funding plans to produce forecast balance sheets Support departmental reporting requirements for TML. Skills Required: Self-motivating and pro-active in challenging inputs / principles. Ability to build and nurture relationships at all levels. Ability to work at speed and under pressure. Sound financial and commercial acumen. Proficiency with MS Office, HFM and Smartview templates. Ability to adhere to strict reporting cadence. Excellent interpersonal, verbal & written communication skills. Education Required: ACCA/ACA/CIMA recognised professional qualification or part qualified. 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. For more information and to apply for this role please contact Rachel Meacham.

Contract / Coventry, West Midlands

Lead/Principal Engineer - Vehicle Packaging/Integration

Lead Engineer Vehicle Packaging/Integration - Electric Vehicle - Coventry - Perm/Contract - £competitive 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 Lead Engineer Vehicle Packaging/Integration; To provide broad ranging Technical Leadership for the successful and timely delivery of outputs from the project in the field of vehicle design, build and integration To develop and monitor achievement of overall technical broad targets integrating design, CAE, development, legal and performance criteria. Managing the strip and benchmarking of competitor vehicles & managing, planning and leading subjective and objective vehicle tests Providing practical guidance to design teams, managing procurement and build of prototype vehicles managing development testing of prototype vehicles To ensure DVP testing validates compliance with technical and legal targets What you will need As Lead Engineer Vehicle Packaging/Integration; Degree or equivalent in an engineering / scientific discipline Significant industrial experience in the delivery of automotive development projects The ability to provide technical leadership to a multi-disciplinary team of engineers Technical and personal credibility, working effectively with cross functional teams and other business functions Experience in the build of prototype vehicles from clean concept and/or running mules Experience of creation and maintenance of CAD models (Catia V5) of vehicle package zones or systems Ability to work independently as well as part of a team, managing own workload and that of the team What you will get As Lead Engineer Vehicle Packaging/Integration; 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 Lead Vehicle Packaging/Integration Engineers should apply today by either calling Jeff Lane on +44 (0)1384 446108 or by emailing their CV and covering letter

Permanent / Coventry, West Midlands

Electrical Design Engineer

Summary Panel: Electrical Design Engineer Up to £40,000 DOE Location: Loughborough An experienced Electrical Design Engineer is required for a well-established Bespoke Machinery Business in Loughborough. An Electrical Design Engineer is required with knowledge of electrical schematics and part schedules. Candidates with experience of the Automotive or Automation and Robotics industry would be well received. Due to organic growth this company, a laser orientated business based in Loughborough requires a thought leading Electrical Design Engineer with AutoCAD Electrical experience for a new permanent role. As an Electrical Design Engineer, you will be required to: Responsible for all engineering electrical drawing for bespoke test equipment for the loyal and diverse client base whilst reporting to Engineering Manager. Regularly attend and contribute to design input and output meetings. Follow tight project deadlines and produce high electrical designs for assembly, test and calibration equipment as well as automated production line machines. The Electrical Design Engineer should have the following skills or experience: Strong understanding of electrical, controls and automation engineering and a minimum HND In Electrical Engineering. A confident communicator both written and verbal skills, and experience of end to end life cycles for new product development. Working Knowledge of drawing package AutoCAD Electrical and Mitsubishi, TRIO and Yaskawa PLCs. This is an excellent opportunity for anyone with knowledge of Factory Automation Design to develop your career. In return for your experience, this Loughborough-based Automation company will offer you: Up to £40,000 DOE 39 hours per week, with early Friday finish. Training, Development and a profit related pay scheme. Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon. If you have knowledge of Electrical Design and Industrial Automation and you want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the Electrical Design Engineer role, please contact Mary O'Brien at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384 446 168.

Permanent / Loughborough, Leicestershire

Quality Control Inspector

Quality Control Inspector Aerospace Poole, Dorset Can you offer experience of quality control inspection within Aerospace sub or complete assemblies in a manufacturing environment? Are you happy working in permanent shift patterns of 6-2 or 2-10? Reporting to the Quality Manager, this Quality Control Inspector role will offer exposure to proven and trusted solutions in air-to-air refuelling, life support, weapons carriage and unmanned systems, delivering assured performance and class-leading through-life costs. You will monitor and validate the quality of parts/assemblies and provide specialist inspection capability. As Quality Control Inspector your main responsibilities will involve: The raising of NCRs for non-conforming product detected at the goods-in stage and support production detected non conformities when required Performing Goods Inwards product quality & supporting paperwork checks (CofC, Purchase Order et cetera) in accordance with business processes (CCP & PFC's). Evaluate conformance to Engineering requirements. Inspecting partially and fully completed Assemblies to Engineering requirements. Conducting Patrol Inspection of random stages to ensure compliance to drawing and process. Providing ad-hoc business support against specific demand for Inspection/measurement of product where required Overseeing liaison with Suppliers and Manufacturing staff to help resolve queries when required Reviewing completed supplier generated FAI's and Grade 1 part control plans and amend MRP and VisualFAIR systems accordingly The compilation of FAIRs for internal assembly work to provide evidence of conformity of process and product. Supporting Supplier Quality Engineers and Quality Engineering where appropriate Performing sample product audits of Ship to Stock parts To support the internal Calibration programme for measurement equipment Core skills and qualifications for this role will include: Experience of working in an Inspection environment and recognised CMM operator training Internal Auditor experience is desirable ONC/HNC level or equivalent desirable Familiarity with AS9102 FAIR requirements The ability to read and interrogate engineering drawings including geometric dimensioning and tolerancing Familiarity with general non-conformance processes Strong communication skills and the ability to interact with Suppliers and Internal Customers Ability to programme, operate and interrogate CMM reports Part of the application process will require you to undertake a colour-blind test as normal colour vision is required for the role. If keen to learn more please contact Grant Nisbet for more details.

Permanent / Bournemouth, Dorset

Software Engineer - Asset Management

Software Engineer - Asset Management Sheffield Permanent Salary negotiable An experienced Software Engineer - Asset Management who has previously managed all stages of the software development life-cycle is required on a permanent basis for an international company that specialises in bespoke analytics software in Sheffield. Key responsibilities will include: Working on all stages of software and leading development projects Working across multiple projects Developing software to specifications, quality and deadline requirements Attending weekly and daily meetings You will ideally also have the following skills and experience: Educated to degree level within Data Science, Mathematics, Physics, Engineering or other financial or numeric related field Experienced in the development of software Well versed with web development, database development Strong communication skills both written and verbal Able to work independently Knowledge of C#, SQL and Visual Studio This is a permanent position with a competitive market rate salary and excellent prospects for career progression. This role will be based at their head office in Sheffield, South Yorkshire however a willingness to travel nationally will be required on occasions.

Permanent / Sheffield, South Yorkshire

Data Analytics Consultant - Asset Management

Data Analytics Consultant - Asset Management Sheffield, but other national locations will be considered Permanent Salary negotiable An experienced Data Analytics Consultant - Asset Management who has previously managed analytical projects is required on a permanent basis for an international company that specialises in bespoke analytics software in Sheffield. Key responsibilities will include: Ensuring clients have a full understanding of the project process and deliverables Running client workshops Managing outputs and quality throughout delivery of the project Collecting, assessing and transforming client data Deriving predictive models using appropriate statistical techniques Designing and populating models within clients software Producing client reports, technical notes and model documentation Delivering technical sales support including software demonstrations You will ideally also have the following skills and experience: Educated to degree level within Data Science, Mathematics, Physics, Engineering or other financial or numeric related field Experienced in the delivery of analytical projects in a consultancy environment Strong communication skills both written and verbal Exceptional skills in data collection and interpretation Predictive and / or prescriptive analytics knowledge Understanding of investment models, assets and systems of assets Mathematical and statistical analysis and modelling skills. Use of analysis tools; R, MATLAB, SAS, SPSS or similar. This is a permanent position with a competitive market rate salary and excellent prospects for career progression. This role will be based at their head office in Sheffield, South Yorkshire however a willingness to travel nationally will be required on occasions.

Permanent / Sheffield, South Yorkshire

CMM Programmer

Job title: CMM Programmer Salary Range: £30,000 to £35,000 Location: Coventry A CMM Programmer is required with knowledge of Mitutoyo CMM and MCOSMOS software programming. Candidates with experience of the Automotive or Off-Highway industry would be well received. Due to growth this company specialising in the machining and assembly of products for the power generation and off-highway industries, based in Coventry requires a forward thinking CMM Programmer for a new permanent role. As a CMM Programmer you will be required to: Ensure the highest quality standards and customer satisfaction are consistently met or exceeded Monitor your own performance and productivity with a continuous improvement mindset Complete accurate legible written records and associated production paperwork requirements Adhere to written works instructions and safe working practices Maintain a safe and tidy work area at all times The CMM Programmer should have the following skills or experience: Apprentice trained or suitably experienced in a similar role Experience gained from within the Automotive or Off-Highway sector of the Engineering Industry Capable of working on their own initiative Excellent time management skills This is an excellent opportunity for anyone with experience of MCOSMOS software programming to develop your career. In return for your experience, this Coventry based Off-Highway company will offer you £30,000 to £35,000. Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon. If you are an experienced and competent Mitutoyo CMM Programmer and you want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the CMM Programmer role, please contact Georgia Silk at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384 446 147.

Permanent / Coventry, West Midlands

Supplier Quality Assurance Engineer Europe

Job title: SQA Engineer Salary Range: Competitive Location: Birmingham Job type: Permanent An SQA Engineer is required with a strong knowledge of core quality tools and quality management systems IATF 16949/ISO 9000. Candidates with experience of the Automotive industry would be well received. Due to growth this company based in Birmingham requires a forward thinking SQA Engineer to lead the efforts to develop, implement and maintain supply base strategies from a quality perspective and support the organisation in meeting supplier quality related goals. Principle Accountabilities: Auditing of suppliers Development of suppliers on-site within Central and Eastern Europe Facilitate the supplier escalation process Support in supplier risk assessments Corrective and preventive action review and follow up Provide input to Approved Supplier List Maintain a corporate IT supplier reporting/rating system Communicate and align activities between Corporate SQA and plant SQA Support maintenance of the Supplier Requirements Manual Interaction with the commodity and program buyers Support Program Quality with ASQ activities at the supply base Supplier days & supplier launch readiness reviews Supplier APQP & PPAP verifications On-site witness of capacity verifications The SQA Engineer should have the following skills or experience: Experience in a quality related position within the automotive industry Extensive knowledge of advanced quality planning and product validation tools (APQP, PPAP, VDA6) and of customer requirements. Good working knowledge of quality management systems (ISO9000, IATF 16949, VDA6). Basic knowledge of VA/VE and TPM Good communication skills. Excellent team player Excellent Computer Literacy including MS-Office, MS-Project, Lotus Notes Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon. If you want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the SQA Engineer role, please contact Georgia Silk at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384 446 147.

Permanent / Birmingham, West Midlands

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