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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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Seatbelt Safety System Design Engineer

Seatbelt & Safety System Design Engineer - R00028748 Cranfield Automotive We are seeking a "Restrain System Design Engineer" to be based in Cranfield to contribute with current and future projects and to help achieve Cost and Quality targets. A Seatbelt & Safety System Design Engineer is required with experience in an OEM or tier 1 supplier in safety and restraints system development for a new contract role. As a Seatbelt & Safety System Design Engineer you will be required to carry out the following: Parts development and system performance planning from pre-concept to lifetime management for the Safety & Restraints System (seatbelts, airbags and steering wheel) on European models. Supplier and project management for all aspects of OEM development including cost management, concept definition, supplier selection, performance achievement, styling, validation, delivery, production preparation and quality achievement. As you would expect, being a global organisation, working cross-functionally across the business and with our suppliers will be an essential part of the role. European travel is a certainty but you may be required to travel outside of Europe during crucial development periods. The Seatbelt & Safety System Design Engineer should have the following skills or experience: Experience in an OEM or tier 1 supplier in safety and restraints system development Previous supplier management experience, working together to resolve issues and meet project timelines. Supporting buyer to resolve and finalize commercial issues including D&D, Test cost, Piece price. Self-motivated to deliver results and follow up areas for improvement. Driven to self-develop and utilise all company and own routes for enhancing technical knowledge and industry developments. Motivated to form mutually beneficial relationships with internal and external contacts. Fluent oral and written English language skills If you have any questions about the Seatbelt & Safety System Design 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

Senior Quality Manager

A Senior Quality Manger is required to join an established company with a strong reputation in the aerospace and defence sector. The successful candidate will be joining to manage and lead quality management systems and their improvements working closely with suppliers and internal teams to ensure a consistent and continually improved delivery. Responsibilities of the Senior Quality Manager will include the following: Develop defined inspection procedures and work instructions with Suppliers Identify best practice inspection methodology and implement within supply base Analysis of Quality related data including vendor measurements, in-process, final inspection, test data and complaints. QMS management and improvement when needed. Manage external audits and review process. The Senior Quality Manager should have the following skills or experience: BSI Audit experience. It is essential applicants have experience in an aerospace / defence background. Experience in team leadership or management. Proven Quality experience operating in EN9100, EN9110, TickIT Plus, EASA Part-21(G) & EASA Part-145 environments. Come from a lean manufacturing environment, implementing change programs for Continuous improvement. Have extensive knowledge of Quality Management Systems. This is an excellent opportunity for a Quality Manager with knowledge of aerospace manufacturing to develop your career. In return for your experience, this Dorset based company will offer you: Competitive salary package Competitive non-standard pension scheme Early Finish on a Friday Interviews for the Quality Manager will commence with immediate effect with a view to starting as soon as possible. For further information on the Senior Quality Manager position please contact Tom Duckett at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384 446163.

Permanent / Wimborne, Dorset

Quality Engineer

Seeking an experienced Quality Engineer who can demonstrate Quality Systems compliance and conformance of products to work for the world's leading supplier of safety critical control solutions. As a Quality Engineer your main responsibilities will involve: Generation and implementation of Quality plans to meet Customer requirements Completion of required First Article Inspections (AS9102) and ensure smooth transition of new products into production Drive product and process non-conformance investigations and associated root cause analysis activities including concession management Manage and host Customer audits and source inspection activities Ensure inspection process adherence and associated physical and document sign-off of product prior to dispatch. Manage Quality escapes and Customer investigations. Quality metrics tracking to meet set targets and implementation of Quality improvement initiatives As a Quality Engineer your skills and qualifications will ideally include: QMS implementation and lead auditing to recognised aerospace standards Proven Quality experience operating in EN9100, EN9110, TickIT Plus, EASA Part-21(G) & EASA Part-145 environments. Proven background in Quality Assurance and thorough understanding of Quality tools and techniques Quality Planning - relating to the achievement of product compliance Excellent root cause analysis and corrective action understanding, including use of lean tools such as 8D, and DFMEA / PFMEA. Sound electro-mechanical engineering background and associated inspection knowledge. Attention to detail and methodical approach Self-starter with a desire for problem solving and process improvement Professional conduct and good communication skills to influence both internally and externally. This is a permanent position based in Wimborne, Dorset and offering a competitive annual salary depending upon experience. Interested in the above role? Please contact Kate Stevens or Sarah Gilbert of Jonathan Lee Recruitment.

Permanent / Wimborne, Dorset

AV Technician - Contract

Aircraft Avionic Technician - Attractive - Contract - Wiltshire An Aircraft Avionic Technician is required to join a market leading Innovative Defence Systems Company. The Aircraft Avionic Technician will provide support for the Ground Control Station (GCS) and Aircraft Platform. This is a Temporary role for approx 12 months which may extend beyond that. The Aircraft Avionic Technician will carry out maintenance and engineering activity in accordance with the relevant Maintenance Manuals and Engineering Technical Instructions. The Aircraft Avionic Technician will assist in preparing the system for flight, maintain, troubleshoot and rectify Avionic systems and to operate as a flight line Aircraft Avionic Technician within the flight line team Aircraft Avionic Technician - Key Responsibilities Maintenance of Avionic and Electrical components of an Aircraft system Preparation of airfield for launch and recovery Pre and post flight routine checks on the aircraft components Provide technical liaison, advice, support and assistance as required Manage and carry out all regular maintenance and long-term storage tasks Maintain and repair the training facilities and platform Perform Avionic tests using relevant Test Equipment Tasks including Maintenance, Troubleshooting, Replacement and Calibration Replacement of faulty components Technical Skills & Experience for Aircraft Avionic Technician Qualified Avionic Technician Familiar with air, aviation and ISTAR operations preferred Mentally and physically fit and robust individual who is highly Self-motivated with the ability to work in physically arduous conditions Excellent communication skills, both written and oral Experience with Avionic systems and equipment First and second line (forward and depth) maintenance experience Sound working knowledge of Military and Air Publications Experienced in airfield, flight line and runway operations Capability to operate as part of small team Flexible approach to duties and responsibilities Good team player with the ability to develop strong working relationships Able to communicate clearly by voice, phone and radio Knowledge and experience of Microsoft Office packages Previous military aviation systems experience preferred Previous aircraft and airfield experience in aircraft dispatch/receipt **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 Aircraft Avionic Technician, then apply directly or contact Peter Heap at Jonathan Lee Recruitment. Either Direct Line 01384 446102 or Email suitable MS Word CV's to

Contract / Wiltshire, England

Electrical Maintenance Engineer Double Days

Electrical Maintenance Engineer - Double Days Good Permanent Salary Birmingham Off Highway This is an immediate start permanent role for a leading company based in Birmingham; we are looking for an Electrical Maintenance Engineer to join an existing team performing PM's on a variety of production machinery. This Electrical Maintenance Engineer will be working on a double day shift and we are looking for candidates with the following: Electrically bias engineer; some mechanical skills would be advantageous, especially with hydraulic parts Apprentice trained in an electrical or mechanical based discipline Able to read electrical drawings Able to perform routine I/O diagnosis with a PLC (not programming) This company can offer the following for this permanent Electrical Maintenance Engineer position: Double day shift (no nights) Paid overtime Holiday Other benefits Career development If this Electrical Maintenance Engineer is of interest, then please contact Gareth Simpson at Jonathan Lee Recruitment.

Permanent / Birmingham, West Midlands

Aircraft Mechanical Technician - Wales

Aircraft Mechanical Technician - Attractive - Permanent - Wales An Aircraft Mechanical Technician is required to join a market leading Innovative Defence Systems Company. The Aircraft Mechanical Technician will provide support for the Ground Control Station (GCS) and Aircraft Platform. The Aircraft Mechanical Technician will carry out maintenance and engineering activity in accordance with the relevant Maintenance Manuals and Engineering Technical Instructions. The Aircraft Mechanical Technician will assist in preparing the system for flight, maintain, troubleshoot and rectify mechanical systems and to operate as a flight line Aircraft Mechanical Technician within the flight line team. Aircraft Mechanical Technician - Key Responsibilities Maintenance of mechanical components of an Aircraft system Preparation of airfield for launch and recovery Pre and post flight routine checks on the aircraft components Provide technical liaison, advice, support and assistance as required Manage and carry out all regular maintenance and long-term storage tasks Maintain and repair the training facilities and platform Perform mechanical tests using relevant Test Equipment Tasks including Maintenance, Troubleshooting, Replacement and Calibration Replacement of faulty components Technical Skills & Experience for Aircraft Mechanical Technician Qualified Mechanical Technician Familiar with air, aviation and ISTAR operations preferred Mentally and physically fit and robust individual who is highly Self-motivated with the ability to work in physically arduous conditions Excellent communication skills, both written and oral Experience with mechanical systems and equipment First and second line (forward and depth) maintenance experience Sound working knowledge of Military and Air Publications Experienced in airfield, flight line and runway operations Capability to operate as part of small team Flexible approach to duties and responsibilities Good team player with the ability to develop strong working relationships Able to communicate clearly by voice, phone and radio Knowledge and experience of Microsoft Office packages Previous military aviation systems experience preferred Previous aircraft and airfield experience in aircraft dispatch/receipt **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 Aircraft Mechanical Technician, then apply directly or contact Peter Heap at Jonathan Lee Recruitment. Either Direct Line 01384 446102 or Email suitable MS Word CV's to

Permanent / Wales, Wales

ICEM Surf Modellers

Job title: ICEM Surf Modellers Hourly Rate: Competitive (DOE) Location: Gaydon Warwickshire Our automotive OEM client based in Gaydon, are looking for multiple ICEM Surf Modellers to join their team to help support new project delivery. You will be required to work as a technical specialist across programmes Capable of providing technical guidance in the development of interiors and exteriors as well as: Delivering quality construction to design intent for production Supporting the Surfacing Manager and wider team in their deliverables providing, at times investigative material to support the vehicle development Required to release geometry into the systems Experience required: Extensive ICEM Surf Modeller experience Substantial automotive background 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 role, please contact Teresa Anderson or Nick Jones at Jonathan Lee Recruitment. JLDS

Contract / Gaydon, Warwickshire

Senior CGI Artist - Automotive

Job title: Senior CGI Artist - Automotive Hourly Rate: £32.00 - £42.00ph Location: Gaydon Our automotive OEM client based in Gaydon, are looking for an experienced Senior CGI Artist to join their team to help support project delivery. The successful candidate will generate high quality, photo realistic content for a variety of internal and external customer facing use cases that are fully representative of our clients products. Experience required: Professional experience working in a CGI production environment Expert in Autodesk Maya/3DS MAX, Chaos Group VRay (or equivalent) and Adobe Photoshop Experience in working to defined processes and technical standards (pipeline) Knowledge of MS Office - Excel in particular 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 role, please contact Teresa Anderson or Nick Jones at Jonathan Lee Recruitment. JLDS

Contract / Warwick, Warwickshire

Quality Control Technician

Quality Control Technician - Aerospace Manufacturing - Attractive - Warwickshire A Quality Control Technician is required to join and Innovative Aerospace Manufacturing facility on a Permanent Basis. The successful Quality Control Technician will join the Quality Dept and report to the Quality Cell Leader. The Quality Control Technician will ensure that the manufactured products are compliant with the relevant technical specifications and customer drawings through inspection, non-destructive and mechanical testing and metallographic inspection Responsibilities of the Quality Control Technician To provide technical assistance on metallurgical defects and mechanical test failures Use 8D methodology to problem solve quality issues Analysis of dimensional, mechanical and metallurgical defects To provide detailed Quality Reports and analysis for the Quality Assurance Manager To carry out pre-plate and after plate inspection in accordance with work instructions To carry out Hydrogen and Oxygen analysis in accordance with work instructions To carry out 'final view' inspection, ensuring that all information is correct To check accuracy of information on test reports and Certificates of Conformance's Non-destructive tests to include Magnetic Particle Inspection and Dye Penetrant Inspection Mechanical tests including: tensile, shear, fatigue, stress durability/endurance tests To carry out hardness checks and metallographic inspection on parts To review incoming raw material certificates Quality Control Technicians may also be required to perform internal audits to AS9100 Undertake any other duties/responsibilities as reasonably requested by management Qualifications & Requirements of the Quality Control Technician Effective communication skills and experience within a Quality Control role HNC/NVQ Level 3 or equivalent in an Engineering discipline Recognised qualification in Metallurgy or Material Science NDT Knowledge is required for this role Working within a Manufacturing Environment and Fluent in English Experience within a forgings and/or thread rolling Environment Customer focused, initiative, teamwork, transparency, autonomy and hands-on Must have Mechanical testing and Metallographic Inspection Skills The employee should be process driven and able to problem solve Ability to understand technical operations and processes Computer literate with a basic knowledge of Microsoft Office A good understanding of engineering drawings and technical specifications Knowledge and ability to use measuring equipment (e.g. Micrometres, Vernier's) A good understanding of supplier/customer relationships Security Clearance may be required due to the nature of the products being manufactured If you are interested in this Quality Control Technician position, then please apply directly or send a suitable MS Word Format CV directly to my Email at . Alternatively, if you wish to discuss then please contact Peter Heap on my direct line 01384 446102.

Permanent / Warwickshire, England

Quality Control Technician

Quality Control Technician - Aerospace Manufacturing - Attractive - Warwickshire A Quality Technician is required to join and Innovative Aerospace Manufacturing facility on a Permanent Basis. The successful Quality Technician will join the Quality Dept and report to the Quality Cell Leader. The Quality Technician will ensure that the manufactured products are compliant with the relevant technical specifications and customer drawings through inspection, non-destructive and mechanical testing/inspection Responsibilities of the Quality Control Technician To carry out pre-plate and after plate inspection in accordance with work instructions To carry out Hydrogen and Oxygen analysis in accordance with work instructions To carry out 'final view' inspection, ensuring that all information is correct To check accuracy of information on test reports and Certificates of Conformance's Non-destructive tests to include Magnetic Particle Inspection and Dye Penetrant Inspection Mechanical tests including: tensile, shear, fatigue, stress durability/endurance tests To carry out hardness checks and inspection on parts To review incoming raw material certificates Quality Control Technicians may also be required to perform internal audits to AS9100 requirements Undertake any other duties/responsibilities as reasonably requested by management Qualifications & Requirements of the Quality Control Technician Effective communication skills and experience within a Quality Control role NDT Level II Knowldge is required Working within a Manufacturing Environment and Fluent in English Experience within a forgings and/or thread rolling Environment Customer focused, initiative, teamwork, transparency, autonomy and hands-on Mechanical testing and inspection skills desirable The employee should be process driven and able to problem solve Ability to understand technical operations and processes Computer literate with a basic knowledge of Microsoft Office A good understanding of engineering drawings and technical specifications Knowledge and ability to use measuring equipment (e.g. Micrometres, Vernier's) A good understanding of supplier/customer relationships Security Clearance may be required due to the nature of the products being manufactured If you are interested in this Quality Control Technician position, then please apply directly or send a suitable MS Word Format CV directly to my Email at . Alternatively, if you wish to discuss then please contact Peter Heap on my direct line 01384 446102.

Permanent / Coventry, West Midlands

Functional Safety Consultant

Functional Safety Consultant - Nuneaton - Salary to £62k + benefits This is a terrific career opportunity for an experienced Functional Safety Engineer to join this global provider of pioneering engineering, research and test services to the automotive, defence, aerospace and rail sectors, located in Nuneaton, Warwickshire. You will be a member of the Systems and Safety team, which is responsible for the deployment of functional safety. Projects can involve a combination of engineering, consultancy, analysis, training, audit and assessment either directly to external customers or for internal product developments. Customers range from global vehicle manufacturers down to part-level suppliers. Essential qualifications and experience for this Functional Safety job: Minimum 2.1 first degree in electrical / electronic engineering, systems engineering or related discipline Delivering ISO 26262 to vehicle manufacturers and tier 1 suppliers covering all aspects of the safety lifecycle Safety analyses techniques, particularly FMEA Functional safety planning and management Identifying hazards, performing risk assessment and classification User and systems level requirements capture, management and technical review Preparing safety cases System level architectural design and technical review Technical leadership of small project teams Tendering process and preparation of project proposals Developing and delivering training courses Essential Skills for this Functional Safety job: Capable of delivering a high standard of technical writing Capable of presenting technical information confidently to customers Possess good interpersonal skills Willing to travel and work flexibly, including significant periods overseas (8 x 1-week duration) Willing to engage in the security clearance process for defence related projects Suitably experienced, qualified and ambitious Functional Safety Engineers should contact Ray Greenman for an initial discussion.

Permanent / Nuneaton, Warwickshire

Senior Lead CGI Artist - Automotive

Job title: Lead CGI Artist - Automotive Hourly Rate: £37.00 - £50.00ph Location: Gaydon Our automotive OEM client based in Gaydon, are looking for an experienced Lead CGI Artist to join their team to help support project delivery. The successful candidate will generate high quality, photo-realistic content for a variety of internal and external customer facing use cases that are fully representative of our clients products. Experience required: Professional experience working in a CGI production environment Direct experience in Automotive CGI production Expert in Autodesk Maya/3DS MAX, Chaos Group VRay (or equivalent) and Adobe Photoshop Experience supervising / supporting other team members in a lead role Experience in working to defined processes and technical standards (pipeline) Knowledge of MS Office - Excel in particular 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 role, please contact Teresa Anderson or Nick Jones at Jonathan Lee Recruitment. JLDS

Contract / Warwick, Warwickshire

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

Senior Sales Manager - General Manufacturing

Senior Sales Manager Off-Highway, Rail, Marine £65,000 - £75,000 + car allowance, bonus West Midlands My tier one client is seeking a high calibre Senior Sales Manager who will prove to be a key leader in driving through new business across a range of sectors whilst managing and developing a cross functional team of Key Account Managers. Your duties and responsibilities will include the following: Driving best practice of key account management Delivering on revenue targets and business growth Managing new projects whilst setting long-term sales strategies You will develop business plans, policies and programs associated with the business unit Working closely with Engineering and New Product Development Develop and maintain direct customer relationships at high strategic levels to keep informed of market issues and opportunities Competently manage programs across the organisation Frequent European travel to develop strategic accounts You'll coordinate with Marketing to identify growth opportunities in relevant sectors We are looking for the following: An experienced technical sales professional with a demonstrable track record of effective man management Experience of working within an engineering environment with a good understanding of manufacturing process Sector experience can include Off-Highway, Marine, Rail and General Manufacturing You'll be an excellent communicator and relationship builder This person should enjoy the challenge of leading and developing a team Ideally degree qualified

Permanent / West Midlands, England

Business Development Officer

Business Development Officer - automotive advanced research consultancy - Coventry Our client is a quasi academic research organisation that specialises in advanced automotive research - specifically weight reduction, autonomous vehicles (CAV), electrification technologies. It performs valuable R&D partnerships for industry OEMs, tier 1 and academic organisations. Being quasi academic, benefits are in line with academia however this also means all roles are based on a 2 year direct FTC which may be renewed. This role is technical in nature and would suit a qualified engineer with commercial acumen. What you will do: This role reports to the Business Development Manager and is part of a small team. The role is less "sales" and more "business development" ie not a cold desk. Note this role does NOT carry personal targets (team ones) and is non-commission based. It is also office based Establish and maintain relationships with current and potential customers. Analyse future project opportunities through networking, events and maintaining/developing relationships. Interpret client needs and work with internal engineers to create scope of work Set up meetings, workshops, networking events to showcase how the centre can assist potential partners Contribute to the content of proposals Manage up to 10 tenders simultaneously. responsibility stretches from target identification through to appointment of Project manager What you will need: 2i degree ideally in engineering in engineering or an analytic subject (maths, law, computing etc) plus either a commercial qualification or some commercial experience Some industry or research experience (ideally automotive) with either lightweightedness, HEV/EV, batteries (decarbonisation), autonomous vehicles (CAV). At least being able to demonstrate some knowledge of industry trends in these areas and show capability to learn quickly Excellent inter personal skills - oral and written English, making presentations, MS Office, networking Eligible to work in UK without sponsorship Willingness to travel and perhaps some out of hours working on occasion What you will get: Excellent salary and benefits package Successful company with unique brand identity Applications: Please apply with current CV and details of current salary and notice. Shortlisted candidates will be contacted with further information prior to submission. However please contact me if you require further information in the meantime.

Permanent / Coventry, West Midlands

Regional Environmental Health & Safety Compliance Engineer

Regional EH&S Compliance Engineer This Regional Environmental, Health & Safety Compliance Engineer role is an extremely important role for this Global Engineering company. Reporting into the company's Tewkesbury facility you will be home based but be involved with facilities across the UK and overseas to ensure uniform EH&S standards across the Group. The Regional EH&S Compliance Engineer Responsibilities Organise and lead diverse cross functional teams through compliance events such as: Selection and implementation of new process technologies Training tools and training programs Compliance assessments and troubleshooting operations. Provide clear direction, communicating and building consensus for compliance initiatives across diverse cultures and languages Lead in developing, designing and implementing innovative solutions to support long term, global environmental, health and safety, compliance issues that affect all the Group's Business and Corporate functions. effectively communicate and influence senior site manager's decision making and process implementation through demonstrating technical knowledge and resourceful problem solving. As this is a home-based role you must be self-motivated, able to work independently as well as in a team. There will be travel involved within the UK as well as internationally (12-14 trips per year) and due to the technical nature and scope of some projects, these may require several days at other Group facilities to lead the implementation of special projects. Key Expertise Proven capabilities and sufficient experience with responding to chemical spills. Experience in design and selection of process environmental / Health and Safety controls, working with government agencies and national regulations. Must have experience performing Environmental/ Health and Safety compliance audits Must be proficient with project management of long term and complex projects; teaching adults; and designing innovative training course materials from scratch. Qualifications BSc / BEng / MSc / MEng degree qualified or equivalent in either Engineering, Chemical or Environmental Sciences Must hold either a NEBOSH General Certificate or a NEBOSH National Diploma in Occupational Health and Safety in Occupational Health & Safety. Benefits: Excellent salary - negotiable dependent upon experience 25 days Holiday - Additional days are available upon long service Healthcare Pension Scheme - 6% standard increasing up to 10% based on length of service If you want to be considered, please apply today and send your CV to Philip Delaloye on or call on 01384 446192.

Permanent / Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire

Maintenance Technician

Maintenance Technician Automotive Permanent Deeside 3 shift rotation + Panama Shifts Salary + shift allowance up to £47,000 (depending on shift) plus overtime Jonathan Lee are currently recruiting on behalf of a world class automotive OEM for Maintenance Technicians based in Deeside. This is an exciting opportunity to join a world leading organisation on a Permanent basis. As a Maintenance Technician your duties will be to: Maintain plant Machinery & Equipment Improve processes to minimise any disruption to line Reactive & Preventative maintenance Ability to fault find Electrical & Mechanical issues Be able to work individually & as part of a team As a Maintenance Technician you will have: Flexibility to work a 3-shift working pattern (AMs/PMs & Nights) Experience of working with PLC programs Pneumatic or electrical systems experience Previous Maintenance experience within a fast paced Automotive or Manufacturing environment - or experience of working with engines or castings Electrical & Mechanical Maintenance skills Immediate Maintenance Technicians interviews available for the right candidates. If you would like to know more about these positions then please contact Kieron at Jonathan Lee to discuss & apply for the role

Permanent / Deeside, Flintshire

Design Engineer - 24983

Design Engineer - 24983 Salary: £30,405 - £41,895 Location: Wiltshire, South West Posted Date: 25/04/2019 Expiry Date: 25/05/2019 Description As a Design Engineer within New Product Innovation (NPI) you will be a crucial member of a dynamic team to help meet and exceed the requirements of our products. Working closely with our RDD teams to create and develop new technology research into our innovative designs. Accountabilities - Designers will be expected to initiate new product concepts and ideas and identify market opportunities from a blank sheet of paper. - Offering insights to key global emerging and existing markets to innovate and input to concept vision. - Produce working concepts for reviews with the use of handmade or prototype parts. - Keep a Design Rationale document or similar up to date showing the detail design process of your designs with good technical justifications. Skills - A degree in a relevant engineering or science discipline or equivalent. - Sound understanding of basic mechanical and the development of products and technologies through prototyping and testing. - Previous experience within Design & User Research across multiple markets. - Understanding of our key markets and specific user requirements. - Proven ability to communicate through a variety of media. - Ability to plan, prioritise and co-ordinate with work of others . - Technical and personal credibility to work effectively in cross-functional design teams throughout the project development cycle. - Basic knowledge and understanding of multiple tooling and manufacturing techniques. - Proven experience of delivering robust design solutions on time, to specification and within cost and budget constraints. - A creative and considered approach to problem solving, following clear design processes. - Practical and methodical design development through prototyping and testing. - Ability to plan ahead, prioritise tasks and coordinate with the work of others. - Good commercial awareness with pragmatic approach to balance cost and value. Benefits - 27 days holiday plus eight statutory bank holidays - Pension scheme - Performance related bonus - Life assurance - Sport centre - Free on-site parking - Subsidised cafe and restaurants Applications Please send your CV with salary expectations and notice period to david. powers @jonlee.co.uk.

Permanent / Malmesbury

Powertrain Controls Software Engineer

Job title: Powertrain Controls Software Engineer Salary Range: Very Competitive LTD Location: Norfolk Industry: Automotive Bluechip, household name, automotive company fresh from new investment in plant, facilities and vehicles and seeking some additional temporary support. What you will do Create embedded C code on automotive powertrain control systems (engine and transmission). Base functionality comes from supplier but needs customising for clients application What you will need Understanding of powertrain controls systems MISRA or AUTOSAR would be an advantage SW development in Embedded C Be eligible to work in UK without sponsorship What you will get: Competitive hourly rate (LTD), ongoing contract, up to 45 hours per week and reduced working on Fridays Please contact James Tilley for more details.

Contract / Wymondham, Norfolk

Development Engineer - Engine Emission and Performance

Job title: Development Engineer Salary Range: Up to £36.00 per hour LTD Location: Stafford Industry: Diesel Engines An experienced Development Engineer with experience in diesel engine performance and emissions calibration is required to join a world's leading manufacturers based in Stafford. This is a contract position, brand new project and an excellent opportunity to have exposure in a global organisation. The role will focus on true engine development: involves, engine performance calibration, analysing data and trends, root cause corrective action and validation of corrective actions. To apply for this position you should have some of the following: Engineering Degree or other equivalent qualification/experience Experienced in engine Performance and Emissions calibration Knowledge of emissions measurement techniques, worldwide emission regulations and emissions measurement hardware. Knowledge of turbocharger matching, fuel system optimisation and control system development. Diesel engine component validation experience. Working knowledge of industrial diesel engine systems such as cooling, lubrication, air etc… Planning, conducting and reporting on engine-based noise and vibration testing. Please contact James Tilley for more details.

Contract / Stafford, Staffordshire

Head of Type Approval / Head of homologation

Head of Homologation / Type Approval - Norfolk Household name in sports cars, recently acquired and going through investment and growth period. now has never been a better time to join this company. Seeking a permanent Head of Homologation/Type Approval What you will do To lead and manage the Type Approval of current and future sports car products. Ensure on time delivery of market certification for products as required by the business. Manage and maintain a process of introducing future legislation into the business. To ensure appropriate plans are maintained for legislative procedures. Ensure accuracy and quality of tests and the analysis of gathered data and conclusions. To liaise with global legislative authorities regarding technical and regulatory information related to vehicles and to be responsible for appropriate distribution of such information. What you will need: Automotive Engineering Degree. Significant experience in the field of global Type Approval is required. Management of complete technical activities. Willingness to guide others. Management of a Type Approval or legislation function. Planning skills and coordination of project activities is expected. Knowledge of Federal and China approval processes will be an advantage. Be able to work in the Uk without sponsorship What you will get: Permanent position in a growing and financially secure company Opportunity to work on Federal and China homologation of really interesting and varied products Salary package and relocation commensurate with experience Applications: Please apply with current CV and details of current salary and notice period. Shortlisted candidates will be contacted prior to submission with further details however please contact me if you have any specific questions

Permanent / Norfolk, England

Launch Manager

Launch Manager - Coventry We are looking for a looking to recruit a Launch Manager (Integrated Project Team Manager) who has experience of taking a lead role to bring a ground breaking Micro Gas Turbine to full scale production from Prototype, for an innovative engineering company based in Coventry. The Launch Manager will manage the plan in detail to bring the project to full realisation, working internally with Engineering, Manufacturing and Supply Chain to ensure key milestones are met by all throughout all the defined phases or gates. The Launch Manager will ensure the program status is up to date at all times, all relevant parties are communicated with and any issues or concerns are resolved expediently - candidates with knowledge of the Aerospace or Automotive industries would be well received. The Launch Manager must be exceptionally proactive, expert at prioritisation and able to work independently whilst maintaining their position within the team. Working day to day with key heads of department ensuring they build and maintain high performing effective relationships at a senior level. You will be responsible for the following: Generating and managing the plan and key milestones based on stakeholder input through integration of plant launch milestones and provision of detailed plans for each phase of the launch Effectively coordinating of activities of the different departments to ensure phases are completed on time meeting key deliverables Managing and orchestrating all meetings to ensure comprehensive visibility on progress at all times Leading the Program Management to ensure all phased requirements are successfully managed, chased and ultimately completed Documenting issues, identifying impact and lead weekly reviews with departmental teams plus cross functional meetings, with a view to ensuring timely successful resolutions, to maintain program deliverables Working internally with departments (sales, manufacturing, engineering, finance) to not only ensure milestones are met, but to resolve any issues that come up Communicating with the wider teams daily, chasing updates and updating systems to provide feedback Qualifications and Experience Required: Relevant Experience in bringing Prototypes into full production in full and on time. Experienced in either the Automotive or Aerospace Industries. Experienced Programme / Project Manager working with an integrated team with proven success in similar environment. Benefits: Salary negotiable dependent upon experience Private Healthcare Pension Life Assurance 25 Days Holiday plus Bank Holidays If you are interested in this role and you want to be considered, please send your CV to Philip Delaloye at or call 01384 446192.

Permanent / Coventry, West Midlands

CNC Machinist

Job title: CNC Machinist Salary Range - £20,000 - £25,000 Location: Worcester A CNC Machinist is required for a well-established Precision Tool Manufacturer for a permanent position due to company expansion. The purpose of this role is to produce precision components from 3D CAD models and drawing using CNC milling machines. As a CNC Machinist, your daily duties will be: Programme CNC milling machines using Hypermill CAM software Set and operate 3 & 5 axis CNC milling machines Produce accurate, high quality components Work to tight tolerances The CNC Machinist should have the following skills or experience: You will be a fully skilled engineer with experience operating CNC Milling machines The ideal candidate will be apprentice training in mechanical engineering This role is ideal for those that are keen to learn CAD/CAM programming. This is an excellent opportunity for anyone looking to for a new position working as a CNC Machinist, in return you will be offered: Competitive salary In-house training to develop your knowledge The opportunity to work with prestigious clients with interesting projects. Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high, should you want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the CNC Machinist role, please contact Ed Burch at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384 446 129.

Permanent / Worcester, Worcestershire

Purchasing Manager

Procurement Manager FMCG Wolverhampton £35,000 to £40,000 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 Procurement Manager to join the team. Reporting to the Finance Director you will provide unbeatable levels of service and quality to both internal and external customers at the optimum sustainable level of profit to the business. About the role Determine and implement Purchasing strategies and tactics necessary to establish supply excellence at lowest ultimate cost for the company, by establishing a supplier network that is capable of consistently satisfying customer demand at all times Ensuring fully optimised company assets within the shortest possible lead-times and minimised inventory Ensure best value for money input costs and services, maximising the company buying power Measure Purchasing performance based on lowest ultimate cost criteria and by issue of policies, procedures, continuous audit and institution of appropriate training, ensure that these targets are achieved in line with the company's annual business plan. Travel on occasions to identify and develop new sources of supply and new product and service opportunities globally in order to maintain optimal value for money and maximum competitive advantage so as to support the three-year business plan for growth About you Experience of Far East suppliers essential Minimum 5 years Procurement experience Strong leadership/mentoring skills Competent negotiator Drive and determination with the ability to adapt to changing situations Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon. If you an experienced Procurement Manager and have FMCG/manufacturing experience and you want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the Procurement Manager role, please contact Scott Williams at Jonathan Lee Recruitment PSC17

Permanent / Wolverhampton, West Midlands

Paint Sprayer

Jonathan Lee Recruitment are proud to be representing their client, a leading transportation manufacturer in their search for 5 Commercial Paint Sprayers to work on a 3-month rolling contract in their leading facility in Leeds For the successful for Commercial Paint Sprayer our client is offering: A 3-month rolling contract £13.00 - £15.00 per hour Free parking 7am - 3.45pm Monday to Thursday, 7am -11am Friday Overtime available paid at a premium. Time ½ Saturday, Double time Sunday The Role as a Commercial Paint Sprayer: Spray painting all makes of new transportation vehicles Prepare and paint whole vehicles Prepare and paint vehicle panels Assist with estimating the painting/spraying process Strip and rebuild vehicles When spraying and moving, all vehicles worked upon are handled carefully and that all precautions are taken whilst on the premises Liaise with parts department to attain parts Liaise with paint supplier to attain correct paints / materials Ensure Health & Safety regulations and safe working practices are adhered to at all times Ensure appropriate clocking is made and all job cards are completed in a timely manner Maintain a high standard of cleanliness and tidiness Maintain a thorough and current product knowledge and attend training courses as required Adhere to environmental guidelines and ensure all substances, spillages and waste are addressed in the correct manner General duties as determined by the line manage What our client is looking for in a Commercial Paint Sprayer: Technical qualification for vehicle painting - desirable Experience in commercial vehicle painting - ESSENTIAL Current driving licence Ability to work within guidelines given and to strict deadlines Ability to work under pressure Ability to actively seek solutions to problems Ability to work as part of a team Good verbal communication skills Key skills or similar Job titles: Paint spraying, wet paint spraying, paint sprayer, commercial paint sprayer, preparation, filling Commutable From: Leeds/Wakefield/Pontefract/brayton/York/Doncaster

Contract / Castleford, West Yorkshire

Auditing Team Leader

Quality Auditor / Team Lead - Aerospace - Birmingham - Permanent - Competitive Salary A Quality Auditor is required with knowledge of AS9100 and experience leading small teams. Candidates with experience of the Aerospace industry would be well received. Due to the continued success of this company, a manufacturer of specialist products for the Aerospace industry based in the Birmingham area requires a meticulous Quality Auditor with the ability to manage a small team for a new permanent role. As the Quality Auditor you will be responsible for: Health, Safety and Environmental requirements as per the Company HS&E policies. Create and maintain audit schedules ensuring they meet the requirements of AS9100, EASA Part 145 and 21G as well as any other future regulatory requirements. Ensure that audit plans are completed to schedule and participate in undertaking audits. Follow up completion of non-conformances and quality concerns, encourage team to support departments in regard to closure meeting our requirements. Act as point of contact for 2nd /3rd party audits. Conduct communication meetings regarding compliance issues/updates Liaise with the Quality Compliance Manager on the development of team members and departmental issues. Update Compliance documentation and ensure that all data and records are accurate. The Quality Auditor - Team Leader should have the following skills or experience: Held a similar position within a manufacturing environment. A strong understanding of AS9100 and ISO9001. An understanding of any of the following: - EASA Part 145, Part 21 subpart G, OHSAS 18001/ISO, 45001 or ISO14001 would be advantageous but not essential. An experienced internal auditor. Good problem-solving techniques to include such tools as 8D and 5Y. Lead small teams with experience of planning on a shift basis would be advantageous. Ability to undertake occasional travel requirements to support the business. Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon. If you have knowledge of Auditing and a strong understanding of AS9100 and you want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the Quality Auditor role, please contact Neil Cayley at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384 446114.

Permanent / Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands

Business Development Manager

Business Development Manager £Competitive plus benefits Basildon or Coventry Automotive A Business Development Manager is required to grow relationships with existing customers as well as build up new customer relationships. Candidates with experience of identifying and preparing proposals for potential customer engineering projects in the automotive industry 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 Basildon and Coventry, requires a proactive Business Development Manager to develop relationships within their existing customer base as well as establishing relationships with new customers. As a Business Development Manager you will be required to: Key Account Management Identify new business opportunities Quotation development Monitor the delivery of projects The Business Development Manager should have the following skills or experience: Ideally degree qualified in an engineering discipline Proven ability to prepare project proposals, present to customers and conduct follow up negotiation Ability to independently scope out and calculate project requirements with input from technical teams and senior management An appreciation of future challenges faced by customers and ability to identify how support can be provided to customers to solve such challenges Planning, prioritising and coordinating workload with minimal guidance This is an excellent opportunity for anyone that is highly customer focused and able to solve customer related issues to mutual satisfaction to develop your career. In return for your experience, this Basildon and 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 Business Developer and you want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the Business Development Manager role, please contact Paul Branton at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01268 455525.

Permanent / Coventry, West Midlands

Manufacturing Engineer

Manufacturing Engineer £Competitive plus benefits Thatcham Automotive A Manufacturing Engineer is required to support manufacturing operations to deliver the production plan whilst resolving any barriers to production fulfilment. Candidates with awareness of APQP process according to automotive customer requirements would be well received. Due to increased workloads this company, an award-winning transmission technology specialist based in Thatcham, requires a proactive Manufacturing Engineer to enact change management and improvement to overall product quality using technical expertise to both mature and new products though the factory and to reduce Engineering support. As a Manufacturing Engineer you will be required to: Ensure the manufacturing schedule is achieved On Time In Full Determine corrective actions and enact change on current product as part of continuous improvement Model, create and amend CAD modelling and drafting on NX 3D CAD to Company standards and procedures Undertake revisions to the Engineering Method for production parts Advise corrective action to manufacture queries and non-conformance and provide feedback to Engineering as appropriate Maintain suitable issue control and Bill of Materials for the parts and projects and in a timely fashion The Manufacturing Engineer should have the following skills or experience: HNC/HND in an engineering discipline Good working knowledge of draughting standards, geometric tolerances and manufacturing methods Knowledge of DFMEA & use of DMAIC root cause analysis & improvement cycles Ability to work across multiple projects and prioritise accordingly Good numerical skills and an understanding of statistics Use of and understanding of A3 problem solving and Root cause analysis tools Competent CAD user, preferably NX & TeamCenter PLM This is an excellent opportunity for anyone with manufacturing engineering experience to develop your career. In return for your experience, this Thatcham based transmission technology specialist will offer you: £Competitive Pension Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon. If you have experience as a Manufacturing Engineer and you want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the Manufacturing Engineer role, please contact Paul Branton at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01268 455525.

Permanent / Thatcham, Berkshire

Test Lead - 2936

A Test Lead opportunity has arisen working for a multinational confectionery manufacturer based in Bournville. Position Description: To ensure the successful delivery of the Test Phase of the program Co-develop and execute the Test Strategy for Program Path Engage with all stakeholders involved in testing, identify and prepare appropriate resources for testing all elements of the Path solution Lead the entry, exit and defect management processes Accountable for ensuring sign-off of each test phase Liaise with Global Test Team for support with HPQC and alignment with Global Test Playbook Skills Required: Stakeholder management Drive for Results Planning Skills Preferred: Test Management Experience Required: Familiarity with Workday Solid Test Management experience with SaaS HR solution (Workday strongly preferred) Experience of creating test scenarios, specifically end-to-end test scenarios Experience of managing and leading a projects and teams i.e. day-to-day people and project management of test execution targets and associated tasks Proven ability to manage relationships across geographies Ability to plan multiple simultaneous test phases and associated tasks including resource estimation, allocation of scenarios, reporting and closure Strong working knowledge of HR systems and processes Strong senior stakeholder management Education Required: Graduate calibre This is a temporary role likely to last for c. 18 months depending upon business requirements. Interested in the above role? APPLY TODAY!

Contract / Bournville, West Midlands

1D Systems Simulation Engineer

Job Title: Systems Simulation Engineer Location: Peterborough, Desford or Peterlee Contract length: 12 months Description A leading off-highway organisation is in search of a Systems Simulation Specialist within their Energy and Transportation Systems Research Group. This innovative team is responsible for developing novel engineering solutions and processes working collaboratively with European Universities, internal and industrial partners as well as will our US based sister team. The team leads the powertrain research strategy and delivery for Caterpillar within Europe, this includes global research responsibility for electrification and hybridisation systems integration and control. Key Responsibilities Build, validate and optimise system level and/or controls orientated models across multiple execution platforms Provide engineering guidance based on performing machine and powertrain level simulations Self-management of assigned tasks to agreed customer critical requirements, delivering high quality work to documented or novel processes within agreed timescales Work with multi-disciplinary teams to support continuous improvement in response to current and future customer needs Close liaison with performance and mechanical development engineers, engine designers and project teams Experience Requires an accredited engineering degree (2:1 or above) or equivalent experience and excellent analytical skills, a higher-level degree would be advantageous. Be familiar with some of 1-D simulation, dynamics, controls orientated or mean value simulation tools (e.g. GT-Power, Wave, AmeSIM, Adams, Dymola, Simulink) Demonstrate the ability to interpret data, identify quality issues and understand performance interactions Have a high level of competency in the use of data-analysis tools (e.g. Excel, Minitab, Matlab/Simulink etc.) Technical Knowledge Demonstrate knowledge of engine or vehicle system fundamentals in order to develop improved models and analyses novel concepts Have an understanding of underlying theoretical principles of systems simulation and/or fluid networks Understand how power systems interact with vehicles and real world drive cycles If you are interested in this position, please APPLY NOW. For more information, contact Lois Weston at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384446119.

Contract / Peterborough, Cambridgeshire

Machine Operator - Flexo Printer

Machine Operator - Flexo-graphic/Printing Permanent position - Slough Manufacturing/packaging industry Salary Negotiable plus shift allowance The Machine Operator is part of a 3-person team and will take key responsibility for all print and laminating activities. Due to increased workloads, this company, the industry leader in food packaging solutions require a Machine Operator. As the Machine Operator you will be required to: Set up and operate Flexo-graphic Utecho printing press to print designs or plain colours on foil. Set up machine according to SOP's, registration and colour matching (water-based inks). First-off print inspection, identifying imperfections, alignment and other quality issues. Maintain printing press - housekeeping, roller and anilox preparation prior to printing. Responsible for quality throughout the run, efficiency and housekeeping. Mix inks or dyes meeting correct company standards. The Machine Operator should have the following skills or experience: Experience of working as a Machine Operator in a manufacturing environment. Experience using a Utecho printer or similar. Experience using water-based paints. Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon. If you have experience as a Machine Operator 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 / Slough, Berkshire

Vehicle Assembly Fitter

Job Title: Vehicle Assembly Fitter Location: Sherburn-in-Elmet Remuneration: £13.00 - £14.00 per hour Jonathan Lee Recruitment are proud to be representing their client, a leading transportation manufacturer in their search for 15 Vehicle Assembly Fitters to work on a 3-month contract in their leading facility in Leeds For the successful Vehicle Assembly fitters our client is offering: Minimum of a 3-month contract £13.00 - £14.00 per hour Free parking 7am - 3.45pm Monday to Thursday, 7am -11am Friday Overtime available paid at a premium. Time ½ Saturday, Double time Sunday The Role as a Vehicle Assembly Fitter Fitting parts to large transportation vehicles Assembling a variety of parts for large transportation vehicles Using hand tools, band saws and machinery in preparation for assembly Assisting and working with skilled vehicle fitters Flexible, positive attitude and the ability to work well within that team and be able to communicate well across functions and you will know your customers well. Initiative and drive are essential. Work within a continuous assembly process with the ability to work with all tools and machinery needed for the job Working from basic assembly drawings What our client is looking for in a Vehicle Assembly Fitter: You will ensure that Health & Safety requirements are met at all times A formal apprenticeship is not essential; however, vehicle body building experience is desirable You will highlight quality problems and participate in solving problems You will be experienced in the use of machinery e.g. band saws, grindstones, handsaws etc. You will be able to read engineering drawings and layouts Key skills or similar Job titles: assembly, assembler, assembled, fitting, fitted, fitter, engineer, fitter, technician Commutable From: Leeds/Wakefield/Pontefract/Brayton/York/Doncaster If you are interested in this position please apply

Contract / Sherburn-in-Elmet, North Yorkshire

Proposal Engineer

Job Title: Proposal Engineer Location: Stoke-on-Trent Salary: Negotiable Dependant on Experience Overview: We are currently recruiting for a Proposal Engineer for our client based in Stoke-on-Trent, the role will be working as part of their proposals team, responsible for submission of proposals, quotations, which are both technically and commercially compliant with client's specifications. Main Duties: Timely preparation of detailed engineering proposals for the complete range of products and services within the flow division. Accurately interpret client's technical specifications and produce a compliant technical proposal, offering more suitable alternatives where appropriate. Accurately interpret client's commercial requirements and ensure any commercial or contractual risks to the company are identified and mitigated. Ensure proposal tender costing and estimating is in line with company's agreed strategies on sales. Act as a single point of contact for client and undertaking a negotiating role when preparing costed proposals. Work directly with customers to understand their processes and develop the best solutions for their requirements. Work with sales team to professionally represent the company, and to develop and provide cost effective solutions. Undertake regular cost analysis and estimating. Liaise with internal stakeholder in collating accurate data for the handover of the order/contract to projects department. The above list of responsibilities for the role of Proposal Engineer is not exhaustive and therefore you will be expected to carry out further duties as may be consistent with the role of Proposal Engineer or as may be reasonably instructed by the company. Skills and Personal Qualities: Strong verbal and written communication skills and ability to communicate effectively to all levels both within and outside the company. With strong emphasis on being able to effectively communicate proposals information. Strong customer focus on both internal and external customers. Excellent telephone manner. Effective decision-making skills. Good self -discipline and an ability to meet demanding schedule requirements whilst maintaining high quality of work. Excellent team working skills. Self-tasking and ability to work with minimum supervision. Good attention to detail and accuracy in written works. Structured approach to work and the ability to set and work to agreed timescales. Highly organised, excellent problem solver, strong attention to detail and ability to prioritise and multi task. Ability to travel and meet customers to discuss their specific requirements. Qualification and Experience: HNC, HND in mechanical engineering preferred, or equivalent experience in a practical engineering role. Previous experience gained within a combined engineering and sales role. Strong IT skills, particularly Microsoft Office, Word and Excel Familiarity with commercial and sales review processes 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

Stress Engineer

Stress Engineer - Abingdon We have an urgent requirement for 2 experienced Contract Stress Engineers, for an initial 6 month contract, for a leader in engineering services and solutions for the most trusted names in Aerospace & Defence to deliver solutions for their team in a High Tech client based in Oxfordshire. Role: The Stress Engineer will be working on a Test Rig and demonstrator for a new type of Engine part of analysis engineering team, carrying out 2 and 3D static and dynamic stress analysis, assessing solutions and presenting work to peers, senior engineers, managers and external partners. Professional experience and/or qualifications: Degree level qualification in an engineering subject or equivalent. Must have industry experience in the design and analysis of aerospace structures Experience in the use of commercial finite element codes including Altair Hyperworks, NASTRAN and ANSYS Workbench and CAD software system SOLIDWORKS would be advantageous. Experience in the design and analysis of composite materials used for aircraft/spacecraft structures would be desirable including ceramic matrix composites and metal matrix composites. Turbine, Compressor or Turbo background (Gas, Air or Steam) Must be able to carry out basic stress analysis hand-calculations for structures and pressurised equipment. Experience in the analysis of turbomachinery and aerospace components would be desirable. Rate Negotiable dependent upon experience. If you believe you have the relevant skills and experience to fulfil these Stress Engineer vacancies and wish to apply, please send your CV to Philip Delaloye on or call on 01384446192 DISCLAIMER: Due to the nature of work candidates should be UK citizen/ EU Citizen/ Valid work permit holder.

Contract / Abingdon, Oxfordshire

Technical Sales Manager

Technical Sales Manager We are looking for a Technical Sales Manager for a 12 month Fixed Term Contract. The Technical Sales Manager will deliver third party revenue through the existing customer base and develop new markets for the 3 North Midlands main engineering depots, involved in the repair, maintenance and overhaul of wagons, locomotives and related plant and equipment. They will also carry out market research and gain business intelligence to enable identification of new customers and market sectors. They will cover the whole of the UK but be based in the North Midlands. Responsibilities and Duties Identify and define a service portfolio for both the railway and related industries. Develop business cases and Capex papers. Align with finance for cost model and pricing. Generate a sales and marketing plan. Negotiate pricing and contractual terms as required and in line with company guidelines Rapidly convert business enquiries and opportunities into formal contract proposals and signed contracts. Experience Experience in a Sales/BD environment, preferably selling similar products and services into the Rolling Stock / Rail sector Ability to prepare and present business documentation, quotations and proposals Good price negotiation skills Previous sales experience in an engineering environment. Previous technical railway experience is an advantage Able to demonstrate success managing major accounts, large contracts and achieving genuine sales development Strong IT & numeracy skills A full driving license (essential) Benefits Salary is dependent on skills and experience Company Car provided If you believe you have the relevant skills and experience and wish to apply please send a brief copy of your CV and a covering letter, outlining your suitability for the role, please send your CV to Philip Delaloye on or call on 01384446192

Permanent / Crewe, Cheshire

CNC Machinist

Summary Panel: CNC Machinist Up to around £30,000 before overtime and shift allowance Birmingham Engineering/Aerospace/ Precision Engineering/ Milling/ Turning/ Mazak/ Fanuc A CNC Machinist is required with knowledge of Milling and turning. Candidates with experience of the aerospace industry would be well received to work for an Established company with a brand new facility and great working environment. Due to expansion, this company, based in Birmingham requires a skilled CNC Machinist with mainly milling experience for a new permanent role. With the role you will be required to: Ensure all health and safety procedures and protocols are maintained within your workplace. Ensure all lean procedures and documents are kept up to date with allocated components during production. Report all health and safety issues to management, with good communication with the workforce. You must be able to work well in a fast-paced workplace under both your own initiative and with others. Communicate well with others raising technical issues to ensure deadlines are met and productivity levels are kept high. The successful candidate should have the following skills or experience: Precision background with Mazatrol milling desirably. Programmer/setter levels of experience (Camware programming offline experience desirable) An ability to work to very tight tolerances up to five microns. Systems background with Mazatrol, Fanuc is desirable also with a willingness to learn and develop further. Milling experience will be advantageous of 3 plus 2 up to full five-axis due to the developing five-axis requirements of the component complexity. This is an excellent opportunity for anyone with knowledge of milling or turning programming, setting or operating to develop your career. In return for your experience, this Birmingham-based aerospace company will offer you: Excellent salary packages are dependent on experience. A brand new company site with parking A company paid in full pension scheme with no contribution from yourself. Morning, Day and Twilight shift optional (twilight preferably) 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 / Birmingham, West Midlands

EDS Engineer - VESYS

EDS Engineers VESYS - all levels - motorcycles - Hinckley, Leic Hinckley based motorcycle manufacturer seeking a Lead EDS engineer responsible for overall harness schematics. Previous experience is important but not necessarily on motorcycles - other vehicles will be considered What you will do Design of Electrical Distribution Systems Design and development of whole vehicle electrical circuits. High level design and specification of a wide variety of electrical / electronic components. Physical layout of wiring harness and associated electrical systems on the motorcycle. Design for EMC.  Regular liaison with project managers, manufacturing departments and chassis / powertrain / systems teams. Work with existing worldwide suppliers and identify potential new suppliers to ensure timely introduction of new components and harnesses. Review of technical reports. Continually improvement to advance design procedures, advise best practice and improve efficiency. What you will need Degree or HND in electrical/electronic engineering (or similar qualification) Be able to read both harness schematics and component level schematics and fault find Previous harness experience is required but this can be auto, aero, rail, industrial ie anyone that designs harness schematics Vesys would be very useful but other 2D schematic tools are acceptable Previous leadership experience Must be able to work in the UK indefinitely without sponsorship Desirable experience would include CAN, Preevision, What you will get Day shift position, no weekend working, 7/8 am start with early finish on Fridays (some flexitime) Competitive salary and benefits Opportunity to work on exciting motorcycles and career development Applications: Please include current CV, availability and details of current salary/desired salary. Shortlisted candidates will be contacted prior to submission to discuss the role further. Should you wish to know more, please contact 01384 397555

Permanent / Hinckley, Leicestershire

CGI Soft Surface Modeller

Job title: CGI Soft Surface Modeller - Model Creation Hourly Rate: £30 - £37ph Location: Gaydon Our automotive OEM client based in Gaydon, are looking for an experienced Soft Surface Modeller to join their team to help support project delivery. Primary focus will be on delivery of modelled soft-trimmed parts which capture all elements of detail, which is then required to facilitate realistic CGI and may not be captured in production CAD data. Experience required: Expert in CGI data preparation and modelling software's (Autodesk Maya / Mudbox / Photoshop) and processes Expert in data / file management, structuring and configuration Experience in working to defined processes and technical standards (pipeline) Knowledge of MS Office - Excel in particular 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 role, please contact Teresa Anderson or Nick Jones at Jonathan Lee Recruitment. JLDS

Contract / Warwick, Warwickshire

Service Operations Co-ordinator

Service Operations Coordinator Cambridge £30,000 plus excellent benefits This UK based manufacturing business is a specialist supplier to the FMCG and food processing industries. Due to a restructure in the business, the organisation has asked us to search for a well organised and impactful Service Operations Co-ordinate to drive change, highlight process improvement and to seek out Continuous Improvement opportunities to increase efficiency's. You will provide administrative support for the UK Service & Aftermarket Team and Customers. Develop and Implement new processes to enhance the customer experience and the provision of World Class service. As Service Operations Coordinator you will Provide administrative support to internal and field based technical teams. Create, maintain and deliver a service schedule in co-ordination with Customer needs. Management of the Engineer Stock Management Process including; stock consumption, min/max controls, cycle counts, reverse logistics, warranty tracking and stock adjustments. Undertake the co-ordination of Cross-border equipment sold by other Domino channels that is be installed in the UK. Responsibility for Sales Order booking and billing Escalations. Provide management reports including service performance data on a regular basis Provide cover as and when required to the Service & Aftermarket team Any other reasonable duties as requested by management We are keen to talk to candidates who are organised, can unpick process, and use simple Continuous Improvement tools to highlight areas for development and change. We are looking for Experience in a similar customer facing role. Able to follow established protocol and clearly record action taken. Understanding of customer relationship management principles. Able to prioritise a demanding workload and be flexible to customer needs. Good Working knowledge of MS Office, including Excel, Word and PowerPoint Experience of IT systems (ERP and/or CRM). Track record in developing and implementing new processes You will be: Target driven with a strong commercial focus and self-initiative Excellent interpersonal skills and able to quickly develop a rapport with internal and external customers via phone and e-mail. Organised administrator with high levels of accuracy and attention to detail. Ability to work on own initiative and as part a team member. Effective communicator to ensure win/win solutions This is an excellent position, and one that will offer the right candidate good, exciting career progression. If you feel you have the skills, please apply.

Permanent / Cambridge, Cambridgeshire

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