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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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Senior Commercial Officer

Job title: Senior Commercial Officer Salary Range: Competitive Location: Wimborne A Senior Commercial Officer is required with Commercial and Contract Management skills within an international arena. Candidates with experience and in-depth knowledge of international contracts, commercial and risk management within a defence, highly regulated, safety critical, high- technology environment would be well received. A leading supplier of critical solutions company based in Wimborne, requires a Senior Commercial Officer who can provide commercial support throughout the organisation. As the Senior Commercial Officer, you will be required to: 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. As the Senior Commercial Officer, you should have the following skills or experience: 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 This is an excellent opportunity for anyone with knowledge and experience of Commercial and Contract Management to develop your career. In return for your experience, this Wimborne based Defence/Aerospace company will offer you: Competitive Salary. Comprehensive Benefits. Career development. Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon. If you have knowledge and experience of Commercial and Contract Management and you want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the Senior Commercial Officer role, please contact Paul Broadhead at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384 446 155.

Permanent / Wimborne, Dorset

Battery Design Engineer

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

Permanent / Coventry, West Midlands

Senior Commercial Manager

Job title: Senior Commercial Officer Salary Range: Competitive Location: Wimborne A Senior Commercial Officer is required with Commercial and Contract Management skills. Candidates with experience and in-depth knowledge of contracts, commercial and risk management from within defence, highly regulated, safety critical, high-technology environments would be well received. A leading supplier of critical solutions company ion Wimborne, requires a Senior Commercial Officer who can lead and provide commercial support. As the Senior Commercial Officer, you will be required to: Support to business win process through arranging quotations and support negotiation of contracts & agreements within area of responsibility Identify commercial risks and mitigation's Compliance with Contract Policy Implementation of Group policies & procedures which relate to Commercial, Contracts & Legal function Contract review, acceptance & order acknowledgement Contract administration & Point of Contact for customer enquiries Support the creation of flow down terms & conditions for Operations & Supplier Management Develop relationships with internal and external customers Management of customer claims Create contract summaries for management Preparation of inputs and support to Tender Vets and Life Cycle Management Reviews Manage the engagement of intermediaries in compliance with the Distributor/ Re-seller Engagement Policy and Advisor Engagement Policy Change management Co-operate with management to meet the employer's legal duties and take reasonable care of their own health and safety and that of others who may be affected by their acts or omissions. Support with the management and development of the Commercial team. As the Senior Commercial Officer, you should have the following skills or experience: Degree or equivalent experience. Minimum 4 years experience. Broad contract law knowledge. IT literate. Experience of managing and advising on commercial and business risk. Combines experience and intuition to make considered judgements about the overall impact on the business Experience in a defence contracting environment would be an advantage. UK MoD contracts knowledge would be an advantage. Have a background as a Senior Commercial Manager/ Commercial Director within Aerospace/ Defence/ High Technology. Expert in Bid commercial management. This is an excellent opportunity for anyone with knowledge and experience of Commercial and Contract Management to develop your career. In return for your experience, this Aerospace/Defence company will offer you: Competitive Salary. Comprehensive Benefits. Career development. Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon. If you have knowledge and experience of Commercial and Contract Management and you want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the Senior Commercial Officer role, please contact Paul Broadhead at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384 446 155.

Permanent / Wimborne, Dorset

Quality Technician

Job Title: Quality Technician Salary: Competitive Location: Bridgnorth A Quality Technician is required with knowledge of quality tools and measuring equipment for a new permanent position. Candidates with experience of aluminium/iron cast components will be well received. The Quality Technicians duties will include: Conducting quality audits of process and product Supporting scrap and rework reporting and analysis Attending a daily scrap review and leading PDI activity related to metrology inspection of product using standard measuring equipment such as verniers, calipers, height gauges and micrometers. The Quality Technician will have: Knowledge of health and safety legislation as it applies to the role Successfully completed a RoSPA certified manual handling training course (or equivalent qualification) and will have completed Health, Safety & Environmental awareness training. Competence in Microsoft Office, particularly Word, Excel & PowerPoint is required for this role. Strong quality orientation, knowledge of castings and base quality experience. Relevant industry experience of cast and machined parts inspection employing all commonly used engineering inspection equipment is desirable. Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon. If you want to be considered for this Shropshire-based position, please apply today. If you have any questions about the Quality Technician role, please contact Georgia Silk at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384 446 147.

Permanent / Bridgnorth, Shropshire

Field Service Engineer

Field Service Engineer A Field Service Engineer is required to join a world leading distributor of Generators, compressors, pumps and manufacturer of Lighting Towers for the Rail, Events and Construction Industry based in Wolverhampton. As the Field Service Engineer you will be required to travel to customer sites, both in UK and Europe. As the Field Service Engineer your responsibilities will include: Provision of on-site corrective/preventative maintenance and offer after-sales technical and commercial support. You will be required to develop technical knowledge of generators, compressors, pumps and manufacturer of Lighting Towers. Installation and start-up of equipment globally giving training and demonstrations to client personnel. Provide a first class service to clients. Give training and mentoring to internal Service Engineers where required. As the Field Service Engineer you will require the following skills and experiences: Ideally able to converse in German. Experience of servicing or maintenance of generators, compressors, pumps and or Lighting Towers. This role requires experience or aptitude to develop knowledge in both mechanical and electrical engineering. Experience with hydraulic and pneumatic systems desirable Benefits Salary negotiable dependent upon experience. Pension scheme. This is an ideal role for Ex-Military Engineers If you are interested in this role please forward your CV and contact details to Philip Delaloye at or for more details call +44(0)1384446192.

Permanent / Wolverhampton, West Midlands

Quality Engineer

Job Title: Quality Engineer Salary: Competitive Location: Bridgnorth A Quality Engineer is required with strong 8D problem solving skills and excellent customer communication skills for a new permanent position. Candidates with experience of aluminium/iron cast components will be well received. The Quality Engineers duties will include: Providing leadership and ownership of quality improvements Facilitating activities to reduce scrap and rework, managing the measurement of scrap effectively Providing support and coaching using visual management to all shop floor processes with respect to product quality Liaising with customers and internal departments to ensure problem resolution and support of the Company's New Product Introduction process. Successful applicants will have a knowledge of 8D, PPAP, Control Plans, FMEA's and other Quality tools and techniques, be conversant with ISO 9001:2008 and TS16949, and have experience of aluminium/ iron cast components. Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon. If you want to be considered for this Shropshire-based position, please apply today. If you have any questions about the Quality Engineer role, please contact Georgia Silk at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384 446 147.

Permanent / Bridgnorth, Shropshire

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

Design Proposal Engineer

Design/Proposal Engineer (Process Equipment) £Competitive South Leicestershire Design, Development, CAD, Process, Equipment, Fluid Flow, Layout, Autocad, Solidworks A Design/Proposal Engineer is required with knowledge of process equipment design and development for high volume FMCG companies. Candidates with experience of mechanical design, fluid flow and equipment layouts within an FMCG, Food or Chemical arena would be well received. Due to continues growth this high progressive, world class South Leicestershire based company requires a proactive design specialist with exposure to process equipment or special purpose machinery for a new permanent role. As a Design/Proposal Engineer you will be required to: Support the design, development and layout of bespoke process equipment and systems covering valves, flow meters, sensors, instrumentation and mechanical assemblies. Provide technical input for customer quotation and supplier negotiation looking at RFQ's, BOM's, project costing and equipment design. Work with cross function teams to coordinate and deliver client proposals from initial site visit, product/process specification and tender delivery. The Design/Proposal Engineer should have the following skills or experience: Good understanding of CAD systems (AutoCad/Solidworks) and ability to design process flow equipment or special purpose equipment (especially within the Food/FMCG or Chemical industries) Strong communication and organizational skills being able to coordination cross functional teams (purchasing, manufacturing, sale, suppliers) to ensure RFQ's are delivered within time and budgetary constraints Ability to represent the company at client and supplier meetings to ensure that the project and proposals are delivered on time This is an excellent opportunity for anyone with knowledge in the design of process equipment within the Food, FMCG and/or Chemical industries looking to develop your career. In return for your experience, this South Leicestershire based company will offer you: £Competitive Plus Benefits Career progression and development within a world class organisation The opportunity to work on some exciting project in the development of new products, equipment and processes Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon. If you have knowledge in the design and development of process equipment and specialist machinery and you want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the Design/Proposal Engineer role, please contact Mark Bignell at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384 446167 or email

Permanent / Leicestershire, England

Quality Engineer

Job Title: Quality Engineer Salary: £35,000 to £38,000 Location: Worcestershire A Quality Engineer is required with strong 8D problem solving skills and excellent customer communication skills. Candidates with experience of the Automotive industry would be well received. Due to growth this company based in Worcester requires a proactive Quality Engineer with pressings experience for a new permanent role. As a Quality Engineer you will be required to: To ensure that all products are introduced, manufactured and verified to customer requirements and corrective actions are effectively implemented when non-conformances are found. This shall be done through product involvement, investigation, monitoring and audits. Conduct internal / supplier investigations to determine root cause using structured problem solving techniques. To ensure effective and robust Containment and Corrective Actions are implemented and verified to prevent repeat concerns. To ensure all Quality system documentation is updated in line with Corrective Actions, i.e. Care points, MWI's and Job Wallets. Raise and submit Customer Concessions. Compile and manage Customer, Internal and Supplier 8D's. Liaise with Customers and undertake Customer visits. Manage booking and reporting of Internal and External scrap. Liaise with Suppliers and undertake Supplier visits/audits. Participate in operator Training and development. Participate and manage activities detailed in weekly scrap meetings. Undertake Product, Process and QMS audits in line with schedule. Observe and comply with all aspects of the following International Quality Systems: BS EN AS9100:2009 (Aerospace) ISO/TS16949:2009 (Automotive) Take ownership and responsibility for quality and be pro-active in the role of achieving the company target of 100% business quality and product conformance. The Quality Engineer should have the following skills or experience: Good understanding and working knowledge of Automotive & Aerospace quality systems. Good understanding and working knowledge of MSA, PFMEA, Process Flowcharts, Control Plans & Manufacturing Work Instructions. Familiar with CMM activity and ability to Interpret CMM reports including capability studies. Ability to manage Customer approval requirements, i.e. ISIR, FAI, FAVE or PPAP. Ability to manage Suppliers regarding approval, rating and development. Good understanding and competent in leading 8D activity. Have good practical, technical and analytical skills, with a good understanding of Capability studies and SPC. Be self-motivated, show initiative and take responsibility. Ability to communicate at all levels, internally, at Customers and with Suppliers. Build and maintain good working relationships with Customers and Suppliers. 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 Quality Engineer role, please contact Georgia Silk at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384 446 147.

Permanent / Worcester, Worcestershire

Infotainment - Innovation specialist

Infotainment - innovation specialist - Norfolk Recently acquired household automotive brand going through a renaissance with investment in facilities, technologies and vehicle lines. There has never been a better time to join this established and growing business. Start: ASAP Duration of contract: 52 weeks Hours: 45 per week Experienced in infotainment you will be responsible for creating technology and legal roadmaps and feature lists based on markets and competitors. You will work with Chief Engineer in connectivity, infotainment to decide what feature should be included in new model lines and the risks, costs associated with each What you need Education in SW/electronics Experience in automotive infotainment systems Understand technology trends in automotive infotainment and HMI Be able to work in the UK without sponsorship Applications: Please apply with updated CV and details of desired rate range and availability.

Contract / Norfolk, England

Customs Analyst - 35994

A Customs Analyst is required to work for a leading automotive OEM based in Whitley, West Midlands. Position Description: The Customs Department is responsible for the compliant processing of goods through HM Revenue & Customs at various ports and airports and mitigating customs duty costs. The Customs Analyst is responsible for: Analysing documentation relating to the arrival of goods and issuing instructions to various port/airport agents to enable the timely submission of data and clearance through HM Revenue & Customs border points. Checking documentation for accuracy and inputting data into dedicated customs systems for a major part of the role as is the maintenance of detailed audit trails. Preparation and submission of customs reports will also be required. Advising and Processing Import Clearance Operations using full frontier entry routines Compilation of Evidence for Vehicle Origin purposes Application of Customs Valuation/Assists Community Transit Operating various customs duty relief procedures such as; Inward Processing; Relief End Use; Temporary Imports Excise Duty; Drawback Customs Warehouse; Withdrawal schedules; Duty Liability Transfers Skills Required: A determined individual, highly driven, committed and results-orientated who works with pace, energy and confidence An individual who is resilient, energetic and enthusiastic, responds constructively to new ideas and input in a changing business environment An individual who is able to challenge existing thinking in a positive way whilst building credibility and trust through experience and personal style A strong communicator who is able to communicate directly, clearly and openly An individual who is comfortable challenging all stakeholders with strong influencing and engagement skills Experience Required: In addition to analytical skills, the position requires data input to bespoke import systems and as such keyboard skills and a high degree of accuracy is essential. Ability to multi-task in a reactive environment in order to meet critical time targets and to give and receive instructions to/from various external agencies at all levels. Working knowledge of spreadsheets and word processing is essential. Ability to work on own initiative within project guidelines and to communicate at all levels, both internally within the company and external agencies/government departments. Awareness of commodity coding experience/knowledge gained in an import/export/customs environment would be a distinct advantage. 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 SW developer - infotainment

Lead Engineer- Infotainment Software Development Recently acquired household automotive brand going through a renaissance with investment in facilities, technologies and vehicle lines. There has never been a better time to join this established and growing business. What you will do: Manage a small software team, responsible for design and implementing HMI and innovation concepts. As infotainment and innovation is also a part of the function, you will work together with Chief Engineer HMI to plan resources, assignments, output, and budget. Enhance associate development through mentoring, training plans, goal setting, and performance appraisals. Work closely with the Director/Head of Infotainment and connectivity, chief engineer HMI, innovation managers and PMO to drive teams. Analyse and create project requirements, software architecture, implementation detail, needed resource, needed components. Develop project plans and effectively communicate timing and critical paths. Assess needs and take initiative to determine solutions. Guide and facilitate project objectives. Facilitate a team environment. Manage different team members, making them accountable and keeping projects on target. Observe and measure project performance to determine if the project is hitting the milestones and targets. Involve respective departments, engineers and suppliers in key decisions to create greater accountability. Work to eliminate impediments to the project's success. Work with all departments to ensure that goals of each team are met and expectations are communicated. Coach and assist teams with their target. Own the software in house team daily operation. Coordinate and manage external suppliers and supplier activities related to the projects. What you will need: Bachelor's degree in CS and experience in Automotive software implementation Automotive software implementation Team Leader, Project Leader Strong written and verbal communication skills. C, Java, C++, Python, Jira OEM/supplier software team leader experience Must be highly organised and structured What you will get: Remuneration in line with your experience An opportunity to join an existing company as it starts a period of growth Opportunity to deliver new features in to vehicles. Applications: Please apply with current CV and detail of notice period and salary. Shortlisted candidates will be contacted prior to submission, please contact me if you have any questions. Please note we are unable to accept any candidates requiring sponsorship

Permanent / Norfolk, England

Lead SW validation engineer - infotainment

Lead (Software) Validation Engineer - Infotainment - Norfolk Recently acquired household automotive brand going through a renaissance with investment in facilities, technologies and vehicle lines. There has never been a better time to join this established and growing business. Start: ASAP Duration of contract: 52 weeks Hours: 45 per week Experienced validation engineer is required with a SW background to validate new automotive infotainment systems. You are responsible for making sure sports vehicle infotainment systems are fully verified from quality, attribute, function, usability and other perspectives. You also need to put the test activity plan and resource plan regarding infotainment validation. Note this role is at Lead level so it is not purely functional validation. You are expected to lead this activity. What you need Education in SW/electronics Experience in automotive infotainment systems Test case generation and validation, test harnesses, HIL test, in vehicle test and yellowboard/rigs Be able to work in the UK without sponsorship Applications: Please apply with updated CV and details of desired rate range and availability.

Contract / Norfolk, England

Commercial Manager

Job title: Commercial Manager Salary Range: Competitive Location: Bournemouth A Commercial Officer is required with Negotiation, Commercial and Contract Management skills. Candidates with experience and in-depth knowledge of negotiation, contracts, commercial and risk management within a defence, highly regulated, safety critical, high-technology environments would be well received. A leading supplier of critical solutions company operating at Bournemouth Airport, requires a Commercial Officer who can provide commercial support throughout the organisation. As a Commercial Officer, you will be required to: Leading and directing negotiations on contractual Terms and Conditions with new and existing customers, minimising liability for the Company, and maximising profit Specific responsibility for a portfolio of contracts Liaising with the Value Stream colleagues and customers during the preparation of bids and quotations to ensure a speedy response to enquiries likely to lead to contract award Managing the Company Tender Vetting and Contract Acceptance approvals Identifying and addressing contract changes, and settling all liability issues affecting operations, as they arise Providing advice to the value stream on the best commercial practices to be adopted to achieve their business objectives Summarising key Terms and Conditions, risk and reward for presentation to broader audiences Ensuring compliance with Divisional and Corporate Frame Work and Contract Policy Any other duties that are reasonably requested by management within the capability of the incumbent. Operate in accordance with the SHE Technical standards. Identify where the SHE Technical Standards are applicable to appointed operations/tasks and apply safe systems of work identified As a Commercial Officer, you should have the following skills or experience: Combines experience, intuition and strategic thinking to make considered judgements about the overall impact on the business and people, including of potential threats Has experience of managing commercial risk Creates an environment in which issues are recognised, accepted and resolved Has a high level of gravitas and commands respect Has broad business awareness enabling an appropriate contribution at a senior level Degree calibre with 10 years relevant experience Proven relevant experience gained in a commercial discipline in a high-tech industry, ideally within the aerospace/defence/manufacturing sector Knowledge and experience of identifying, vetting and managing Intermediaries and advisors. This is an excellent opportunity for anyone with knowledge and experience of Commercial and Contract Management to develop your career. In return for your experience, this Aerospace company will offer you: Competitive Salary. Comprehensive Benefits. Career development. Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon. If you have knowledge and experience of Commercial and Contract Management and you want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the Commercial Manager role, please contact Paul Broadhead at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384 446 155.

Permanent / Bournemouth, Dorset

Assembly Operator

Assembly Operator - Electronics - Stourbridge - £15,500 to £19,000 per annum We are looking for an Assembly Operator to join a well established and family owned electronics manufacturing business based in the Stourbridge area. As an Assembly Operator you must have experience in one or more of the following: Experience of producing complex wiring looms/harnesses. Experience of working in a demanding PCB Assembly environment. You must be able to read drawings/schematics/work instructions. You are expected to have worked on through hole component placement. Surface mounting and soldering is highly desirable. If you have an electronic assembly background and would like to apply for this opportunity please click on the link to apply.

Permanent / Stourbridge, West Midlands

Senior Commercial Officer

Job title: Senior Commercial Officer Salary Range: Competitive Location: Lincoln A Senior Commercial Officer is required with Commercial and Contract Management skills. Candidates with experience and in-depth knowledge of contracts, commercial and risk management within a defence, highly regulated, safety critical, high-technology environments would be well received. A leading supplier of critical solutions company operating at RAF Waddington, requires a Senior Commercial Officer who can lead and provide commercial support. As the Senior Commercial Officer, you will be required to: Support to business win process through arranging quotations and support negotiation of contracts & agreements within area of responsibility Identify commercial risks and mitigation's Compliance with Contract Policy Implementation of Group policies & procedures which relate to Commercial, Contracts & Legal function Contract review, acceptance & order acknowledgement Contract administration & Point of Contact for customer enquiries Support the creation of flow down terms & conditions for Operations & Supplier Management Develop relationships with internal and external customers Management of customer claims Create contract summaries for management Preparation of inputs and support to Tender Vets and Life Cycle Management Reviews Manage the engagement of intermediaries in compliance with the Distributor/ Re-seller Engagement Policy and Advisor Engagement Policy Change management Co-operate with management to meet the employer's legal duties and take reasonable care of their own health and safety and that of others who may be affected by their acts or omissions. As the Senior Commercial Officer, you should have the following skills or experience: Degree or equivalent experience. Minimum 4 years experience. Broad contract law knowledge. IT literate. Experience of managing and advising on commercial and business risk. Combines experience and intuition to make considered judgements about the overall impact on the business Experience in a defence contracting environment would be an advantage. UK MoD contracts knowledge would be an advantage. This is an excellent opportunity for anyone with knowledge and experience of Commercial and Contract Management to develop your career. In return for your experience, this Aerospace company will offer you: Competitive Salary. Comprehensive Benefits. Career development. Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon. If you have knowledge and experience of Commercial and Contract Management and you want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the Senior Commercial Officer role, please contact Paul Broadhead at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384 446 155.

Permanent / Lincoln, Lincolnshire

EHS Advisor

An EHS Advisor is required with knowledge of manufacturing and accident investigation. Candidates with experience of the heavy manufacturing industry would be well received. The role will cover the EHS requirements for 3 sites across the South East, one being near Pease Pottage and Horsham in West Sussex, one between Gatwick and Dorking in Surrey and the final site being near Rainham and Sheppey in Kent. requires a NEBOSH (or equivalent) qualified EHS Advisor with experience and understanding of Working at Heights for a new permanent role. As an EHS Advisor you will be required to: Undertake all investigations for accidents as required, reporting to UK H&S Manager, collating and analyzing accident and incident statistics, eliminating or reducing the risk of future accidents and incidents. Assist in developing, delivering and facilitation of training on Health, Safety and Environmental matters, including Risk Assessments, PUWER, LOTO, dust and noise control. Fire, first aid, induction, and similar. Continually update own knowledge and awareness of amended or new legislation. The EHS Advisor should have the following skills or experience: NEBOSH General Certification or equivalent (NVQ Level 5) IOSH Environmental Management PUWER and LOTO understanding and experience. Accident Investigation trained and a good understanding of accident prevention techniques. This is an excellent opportunity for anyone with knowledge of delivering an EHS advisory service within a manufacturing environment to develop your career. In return for your experience, this South East England-based company will offer you: A salary of circa £35-37k Bonus A Monday to Friday, 8am - 5pm shift pattern. Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon. If you have knowledge of NEBOSH and IOSH (Technical) and you want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the EHS Advisor role, please contact Claire Male at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384 446131.

Permanent / Cranleigh, Surrey

Chief Engineer - Infotainment

Chief Engineer Infotainment Since a recent acquisition, this household name in sports cars is undergoing a renaissance - investments in new facilities, new vehicle lines and new technologies. As such there has never been a better time to join this organisation. What you will do: The Chief Engineer of infotainment will manage infotainment domain work and be responsible for all design and developing activity across platforms. You also need to take care of innovation related work and introduce innovation to new projects. Plan resources, assignments, department output, and budget. Enhance associate development through mentoring, training plans, goal setting, and performance appraisals. Work closely with the Director/Head of Infotainment and connectivity, managers and PMO to drive teams. Managing different teams in your area running in an effective and productive way. Analyse and create project requirements, definitions and processes with project leaders for each project. Develop project plans and effectively communicate timing and critical paths Assess needs and take initiative to determine solutions. Guide and facilitate project objectives. Facilitate a team environment. Manage different teams, making them accountable and keeping projects on target. Arrange testing resource and setup Observe and measure project performance to determine if the project is hitting the milestones and targets. Involve respective departments, engineers and suppliers in key decisions to create greater accountability. Work to eliminate impediments to the project's success. Work with all departments to ensure that goals of each team are met and expectations are communicated. Coach and assist teams with their target. Own the infotainment daily operation. Coordinate and manage external suppliers and supplier activities related to the projects What you will need: Bachelor's degree and experience in engineering, product development or project management Infotainment project management experience Project management skills Team leader skills CAD knowledge Strong written and verbal communication skills OEM/supplier Infotainment project leader or infotainment project manager or vehicle function manager What you will get: The opportunity to introduce brand new infotainment systems, features and world class processes to an exciting range of sporty vehicles Salary package that is commensurate with experience including relocation to Norfolk if required. Applications: Please apply with current CV and details on your salary package and notice period

Permanent / Norfolk, England

Maintenance Manager

Maintenance Manager Permanent Day shift Kingsbury - Tamworth Salary - up to £55,000 per annum + Bonus + Company car Jonathan Lee are currently recruiting for a Maintenance Manager for a Global Manufacturing client of ours based in Kingsbury - Telford. This will be an immediate position for the successful candidate. As a Maintenance Manager you will: Be hands on working with the maintenance team in all major breakdowns to resolve issues Assist in training & developing members of the maintenance team Ensure all team members are fully aware of day to day duties/activities that need to be completed Team meetings within the maintenance department Ensuring TPM plans are in place to ensure breakdown on machinery is at a minimum to help production targets As a Maintenance Manager you will have: Experience of working within a Maintenance/Engineering team in a fast-paced Manufacturing environment Multi skilled Electrical & Mechanical Ability to lead teams Maintenance experience and diagnostics of hydraulic, pneumatic & electrical control systems Experience within a heavy industrial background is beneficial Are you currently working within Maintenance & keen to hear more about this opportunity? Please get in contact with Kieron at Jonathan Lee to discuss in more detail

Permanent / Tamworth, Staffordshire

Plant Operator

Job Title: Plant Operator (12 Month Fixed Term Contract) Location: Dudley Salary: £28,367 p/a Overview: We are currently recruiting for a Plant Operator for our client based in Dudley, the role will be working on the control and monitor operations of the boilers and turbine to ensure the optimum generation of steam. Key Duties: Report and monitor all functions associated with the operation of the plant turbine, boilers, and coordination of incoming and outgoing waste. To maintain a steady control of the above by measuring temperature flow, pressure readings from the turbine/boiler, control systems and gauges. Accurately report readings and log daily operations in the shift log for continued monitoring and shift changeovers. Effectively react to planned and unplanned (i.e. emergency) repairs, blockages and changes in the plant central systems. Promptly react to system alarms/protocols to secure areas of the plant if/as required. Monitoring all areas of the plant from the control room. This includes, operating the overhead crane for the systematic removal of waste, and accessing all areas of the plant (from height to ground levels) to check instruments, gauges, and to take readings and take actions as required. Fulfil the role of Plant Attendant if/when required. This includes, (and is not limited to) the loading and unloading of vehicles, use of the Fork Lift Truck (FLT) for the fitting and removal of Big Bags. Ensure plant cleaning schedules are fulfilled to a satisfactory standard. Working at height and in confined spaces. Health & Safety: Maintain a high standard of housekeeping on the plant at all times. Demonstrate safe working practices in line with the Company's Health and Safety policy and procedures. Active involvement in fire drills and evacuation exercises. Reporting to the relevant levels of management any contravention of statutory and MESE Safe working practices, this includes reporting accidents and incidents. As a minimum requirement to work towards acting as designated person within the Company's Permit to Work (PTW) system. Highlight any necessary changes required within Plant Operating Instructions (POI's), and Risk Assessments. Build and maintain strong working relationships with all departments. The above duties are not exhaustive. The job holder will also be required to carry out other ad hoc duties that are necessary. Competencies: Understanding/experience of operating and monitoring boiler and steam turbine plants. Experience/qualifications in the use of Fork Lift Truck (FLT). Must be able to work at various height levels via access through stairs and ladders Physically able to engage in varying amounts of manual handling/lifting Experience of Front Loading Shovel (FLS) vehicle also advantageous. Desirable: City & Guilds in Small Thermal Plant for Heat & Power production, or equivalent. A current first aid qualification Experience/qualification in operating overhead Cranes Additional Details: Any overtime worked between Monday to Saturday qualifies for Overtime payment of Time plus one half (1.5) Overtime on Sundays and Bank holidays is payable at double time (2.0) Holidays - the holiday runs from Jan to Dec and is payable in hours (168 hours), plus 2 hours accrued each week as lieu hours (104 hours) If you are interested in applying for this role or would like more information please contact Lee Elwell on 01384 446 154 (Direct Line) or your CV will be forwarded to Jonathan Lee Recruitment, a leading engineering and manufacturing recruitment consultancy established in 1978. The services advertised by Jonathan Lee Contracts are those of an Employment Business.

Permanent / Dudley, West Midlands

HWRC Waste Monitoring & Security Attendant

Job Title: HWRC Waste Monitoring & Security Attendant Location: Stoke-on-Trent Salary: Negotiable Dependant on Experience Overview: We are currently recruiting for a Waste Monitoring and Security Attendant for our client based in Stoke-on-Trent, the role will be working at our client's household waste recycling centre and will be supporting the site operational teams in delivery of efficient and effective site operations and to maximise the segregation of wastes delivered for recycling through the provision of guidance, direction and information to site users. The role will be directly responsible to the Site Manager and functionally assisting the Site Supervisor. Key Duties: Actively participate in any multi-agency initiatives to raise awareness of any policies, procedures or restrictions that may apply to the site, either to improve the sustainability and environmental outcomes delivered or to prevent unauthorised use. Effectively promote recycling, reuse and waste minimisation initiatives applicable to the site, or as alternatives to site use, as may from time to time be implemented Work collaboratively with the Site Manager and Council Representatives in identifying those who are misusing the site through application of agreed systems for controlling, monitoring and recording actual or potential misuse. Where appropriate, to contribute to, support and apply any prohibitions on site use or access, or any enforcement action taken against individuals who are considered to be in breach of reasonable site rules and procedures. Key Competencies: At least 2 years' experience in a security/Security guarding role. Have a good command of English Language to converse with the general public Ability to enforce Site/Company rules in potentially difficult situations when dealing with members of the public. Confidently able to communicate effectively at all levels with members of the public, team members and management Able to work as an active member of the team in order to create an effective and integrated service that promotes individual contribution and sets high standards Emotional control and have a high degree of honesty and integrity Physically fit and prepared to work outdoors in all types of weather conditions, which includes but is not limited to heavy lifting when assisting the Site Attendants Able to react calmly and logically under pressure or in response to changing circumstances & display a professional attitude at all times. Able to organise workload efficiently and determine priorities. Able to work on own initiative and with minimum supervision as an individual or part of a team Operational / Performance: Apply clearly defined procedures for all operational activities and deliveries to help maintain maximum efficiency of the Site at all times. Maintain a basic knowledge of legislation relating to wastes and recycling and to keep abreast of all operations on site. Ensure that proper direction and guidance is given to all site users to maximise the segregation of recyclable materials into respective containment facilities Communicate and apply site usage rules and restrictions effectively and firmly whilst maintaining a professional manner and the highest levels of courtesy and operational standards at all times. Ensure that, site rules policies or procedures, are followed and routine checks are carried out on vehicles using the site and loads being deposited and with any irregularities being reported to the Site Supervisor and Manager. Verify and validate as required any vehicle permits issued for use of the site together with the monitoring and regulation of access by hired vans To complete any documentation that may be required in relation to wastes delivered to site that may relate to the method or frequency of delivery, mode of transport, nature of wastes and / or location of waste arising's where unauthorised use is identified or suspected Contribute to the resolution of any issues arising during day to day operations which may have an effect upon the quality of service provided and, where necessary, to report such issues or action to the Site Supervisor. Be responsible for any tools or equipment used or issued and to maintain the same in safe and clean condition and report any loss. Build and maintain strong working relationships with all departments and relevant Council representatives. Promptly report any issues concerning staff, premises, members of the public, and any other site users that have the potential to breach any of the Company's wider policies and procedures. Undertake and assist with such other duties as may be required from time to time commensurate with the post, including, if necessary the performance of duties outside of normal working hours. Demonstrate safe working practices in line with the Company's Health and Safety Policy and procedures and to promptly report any safety issues that could affect the safety of the site and staff to the Site Manager Desirable: In possession of a recognised security qualification as recognised by the Security Industry Authority through awarding organisations: BIIAB, City & Guilds, BIIAB, City & Guilds, Edexcel, EDI, Highfield Qualifications, IQ, NOCN, Trident Awards (LASER) 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

Service Planning Manager

Planning Manager Circa £37000 Warwick Group Pension scheme 25 Days leave, plus bank holidays This organisation is a well-respected and forwarding thinking manufacturing business that produces specialist products that are used in many applications. An exciting and challenging opportunity has arisen for a Planning Manager to join and coordinate engineer servicing and breakdown activities throughout the UK. The role will be based from the head office in Warwick and you will manage a team of specialist Supervisors/Agents. As Planning Manager, you will coordinate and manage the activities of circa 230 engineers both employed and sub contracted, maximising their effectiveness and delivering exceptional customer service. Your role effectively manages £14m of operating costs and you have the planning team to assist you. Their goal will be to achieve customer satisfaction requirements within the agreed SLA's and costs. We are also looking for the candidate to develop new ways of working and to challenge what is already in place to make improvements and efficiency's. Typical duties of the Planning Manager will include: Analysis to find best fix for the needs of the business and the implementation and management of the solutions. Analyse negative effects on the KPIs to find root cause and to recommend and implement solutions to reduce/remove problematical issues. To be the key user of the CRM system across the company and provide advice and guidance to all users. Manage the CRM database and ensure correct governance applied Manage the planning team to ensure effective use of resources - employed and sub contract This role is vitally important to the business and they will be looking for a highly motivated individual who will work diligently using the support and data around them, finding opportunities and minimising exposure to waste whilst offering the customer the best service possible. We are looking for experience of a similar responsibility, significant experience in a management role within a planning or logistics function with line management experience. Additionally, you will be able to demonstrate well-developed analytical and numerical skills. You may be a Team Leader in a volume call centre managing the provision of engineering services or support services to business and domestic consumers on a national basis, so we are looking for exceptional communication and planning skills. A superb basic salary to reflect the managerial responsibility of this role will be on offer together with contributory Pension and Sick Pay scheme, 25 Days holiday plus stats, additional holiday purchase scheme, Child Care Vouchers and more, not to mention fantastic training and technical support. If you feel you have the experience and skills we are looking for, please apply to be considered.

Permanent / Warwick, Warwickshire

PSV Field Service Technician

PSV Field Service Technician West London area Excellent basic salary plus benefits This established and growing SME provides installations and services to the bus and truck sector. The company has contracts for the retrofitting, service and warranty of exhaust systems that enable busses to meet the London Ultra Low Emission Zone. With demand growing and more customers and markets opening for the business, we have been asked to recruit an experienced PSV Field Service Technician. As part of the Field Service team you will provide an effective and efficient technical support service to the London-based customers for the maintenance and repair of in-service Emissions control systems and supporting equipment. We have been asked to search for apprentice trained Vehicle Mechanics who have Public Service Vehicle maintenance experience. You will be expected to work in client locations around West London and uphold excellent service levels. You will ensure you consistently have the facilities, equipment and capability to complete all required tasks in a safe and professional manner, identifying any issues or concerns with the Field Service Manager. You will undertake maintenance tasks as assigned by the client or by management request. Always strive to ensure quality workmanship, technical excellence and outstanding customer service always. Working with the customer you will identify any additional issues encountered during servicing. Ensure any safety concerns or technical issues outside the scope of works are clearly communicated both to the customer and the wider business. This is a great opportunity to join a growing business, one that is agile and changing all the time, but is working with some great customers and clients.

Permanent / West London, London

Powertrain Project Manager

Powertrain Project Manager £Competitive plus benefits Coventry Automotive A Powertrain Project Manager is required to take responsibility for the success of powertrain projects, controlling timing, resource allocation, maintaining relationships with our customers. Candidates with knowledge of customer systems/processes of major OEMs would be well received. Due to increased workloads this company, the world's largest independent company for development, simulation and testing technology of powertrains, based in Coventry, requires a proactive Powertrain Project Manager to be responsible for the overall management of customer projects from the pre-project phase through to customer acceptance and project completion. As a Powertrain Project Manager you will be required to: Lead and supervise project teams in-house and with the customer Supervise integration partners (suppliers) Ensure target-oriented customer communication including coordination with the customer's departments involved in the project Report project progress, both to customer and to management Project management and controlling with respect to technical progress, quality, timing and costs Supporting sales and project planning in planning and acquisition of new projects Support in the continuous improvement of project management processes The Powertrain Project Manager should have the following skills or experience: Degree qualified in an engineering discipline Professional experience in engine and powertrain development Understanding of business management Excellent communication skills and confidence in dealing with customers MS Office (Word, Excel, MS Project and VBA knowledge an advantage) Experience in managing SOP projects preferable This is an excellent opportunity for anyone with experience of delivering powertrain projects to / for major automotive OEMs to develop your career. In return for your experience, this Coventry based powertrain consultancy will offer you: £Competitive Pension PHC Flexitime Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon. If you have experience as a Powertrain Project Manager and you want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the Powertrain Project Manager role, please contact Paul Branton at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01268 455525.

Permanent / Coventry, West Midlands

Lead Product Manager- Motorcycles

Lead Product Manager- Motorcycles Reporting to the head of Global Product Strategy, this role will be responsible to define and shape future product portfolio and ultimately be the translator and diplomat who unifies all people in the company and customer desires. Working across teams with Sales, Marketing, Design, Engineering, Manufacturing, and Finance, you will bridge the gap and bring the voice of the Customer inside the business. As a Product Manager you will: Be vested in the product. Different people within an organisation, with their own unique goals, will have different desires for how the product will develop. Your job as Product Manager is to be the glue that connects and unifies these departments as well as all interested parties. Represent the customer. The Product Manager must be the company's expert on how people interact with their product (e.g. through user testing, surveys, analytics) and apply this knowledge in defining the product roadmap. Be responsible for the assigned model(s), cradle to grave, and all lifecycle planning actions from advanced planning (full model changes) to launch of each model year. Define and represent the product roadmap: definitions, targets, scope and timelines. The Product Manager owns the master list of possible changes to the product, and is responsible for representing the rationale behind prioritisation. Along with product designers and engineers you play a key role in the product development process to ensure the right product is in the market at the right time. Develop business cases and volume assessments for your product using rigorous research and analytics in the automotive and motorcycle industries. Develop and maintain a Competitive Product database. Communicate product positioning, features and benefits to internal and external audiences such as our marketing and sales teams, creative agencies, media, dealers and consumers. Coordinate product launch plans including timing, pricing, product materials, talking points, training, etc. Lead and ensure the final consistency & correctness of the product specifications prior to the launch phase of the vehicle. Determine, implement and communicate model year change points, including sales configurations, throughout the lifecycle of the vehicle. Determine build-out strategies for each model year and end of the models lifecycle. Desired Skills and Experience Excellent university degree in economics or industrial engineering with a strong focus on marketing or product management. 5 - 10 years of Product Management or Development experience in a product driven company with a global customer base. An in-depth knowledge of the automotive or motorcycle market. Passion for motorcycles and motorcycle license. Experience of developing and managing product/feature business cases, including volume and pricing assessment. Proven success in all phases of the product life-cycle; identification of need, development of product requirements, product design, quality and production hand-off, launch and ongoing product management. Fluency in English (additional languages would also be advantageous). Ability to work across borders in a complex environment with multiple internal and external stakeholders. If you want to be considered for this role, please send your details by applying now. For additional info, please contact Chiara Caterisano at Jonathan Lee recruitment.

Permanent / Leicestershire, England

Battery Systems Engineer

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

Permanent / Coventry, West Midlands

Senior Process Engineer

Job Title: Senior Process Engineer Location: Various (HQ is in Hertfordshire) Contract length: Initial 3 months with opportunity for extension Industry: Battery Technologies A number of Senior Process Engineer opportunities have become available for a global science and chemicals company and a leader in sustainable technologies. The Senior Process Engineer will support the scale-up of eLNO cathode technology platform and is responsible for leading Process design and equipment selection, also being accountable for Standard and Philosophy definition and assurance. The Senior Process Engineer works within Project teams under a matrix model, with other technical specialists and contractors to facilitate successful delivery. Responsibilities: Responsible for overall equipment or process design for the project. Ensure all relevant specification documents are prepared in adherence to Capex Projects procedures and agreed with the client. Provide technical expertise as required/defined by the project. Ensure the correct level of technical input and review has been applied to the coordinated design. Ensure technical knowledge is kept up to date. Maintain close contact with technical experts within the relevant engineering fields. Ensure adherence to Policies and Standards. Ensure timely ordering, delivery, installation and commissioning of equipment, co-ordinating the delivery, installation and commissioning of multiple equipment items and multiple contractors. Development and inform Capital Expenditure requests as required. The ideal person will have: Extensive experience as a Process Engineer on Projects. Experience in the scale-up of similar powder-processing technologies. Experience working in a matrix modelled, delivery-focused project environment Bachelor Degree in Chemical / Process Engineering Desirable - Experience with moisture-sensitive powders and Ni-based chemistries If you are interested and feel you have suitable experience and knowledge in order to fulfil this role, please APPLY NOW. For more information, please contact Rachel Meacham at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384 446112.

Contract / Royston, Hertfordshire

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

Supplier Quality Engineer

Job title: Supplier Quality Engineer Salary Range: Competitive Location: Wimborne A leading supplier of critical control solutions is seeking a Supplier Quality Engineer to be responsible for Supplier Quality performance, driving root cause analysis and the on-going development of increased supplier capability. In addition, you will be establishing and developing a supplier approval system, conducting audits and ensuring adherence to Quality Management System requirements. Finally, you will establish quality standards for suppliers who are providing materials per specifications. Key responsibilities: Support the delivery of conforming products to support the business requirements Drive supplier non-conformance management and Root Cause Analysis Develop suppliers to more effectively support in terms of cost, quality and timeliness; Drive supplier quality management in line with company control procedures, and relevant regulatory standards e.g. AS/EN 9100 Ensure quality assurance for new and existing suppliers through audits, source inspections, First Article Inspection sign-off and change control process management Effective flow down of quality requirements to suppliers throughout the product life cycle. Development of supplier capability via strategic and tactical improvement activities Conduct supplier site visits to observe and report on quality systems and material manufacture processes in support of ongoing supplier monitoring Analyse, track and report discrepancies and corrective actions taken when vendor products are rejected/returned on receipt or failure post acceptance Prepare documentation for inspection / test procedures Participate in First Article Inspections at Suppliers Participate in Continuous Improvement Projects Key skills and qualifications: Previous experience as a Supplier Quality Engineer within a technology company (ideally mechanical/aerospace) Experience working in a supply chain organisation Proven experience of driving root cause corrective / preventive action with Suppliers Proven background in Quality Assurance and thorough understanding of quality tools and techniques including auditing Good technical mechanical and / or electronics engineering knowledge and the ability to read engineering drawings Understanding of key quality standards such as AS/EN 9100 and NADCAP Good technical engineering knowledge and ability to read engineering drawings Supplier relationship management This is a permanent role based in Wimborne, Dorset and will require 25% travel to suppliers mainly UK based. This is an excellent opportunity for anyone with knowledge of Supplier Development to develop your career. In return for your experience, this Wimborne based company will offer you: Competitive Salary. Comprehensive Benefits. Career development. Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon. If you have knowledge of Supplier Quality Development and you want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the Supplier Quality Engineer role, please contact Paul Broadhead at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384 446 155.

Permanent / Wimborne, Dorset

Multi skilled Maintenance Shift Leader

Multi skilled Maintenance Shift Leader Permanent 3 Shift Rotation - (AM's/PM's/Nights) Heckmondwike Jonathan Lee are currently recruiting for a Multi skilled Maintenance Shift Leader for a Global client at their site in Heckmondwike - West Yorkshire. Immediate starts will be available to successful candidate. As a Multi skilled Maintenance shift leader you will: Ensuring all Maintenance activities are carried out correctly & to a high standard within legislative requirements To lead, supervise & support team members on there day to day maintenance activities Ensure all maintenance work is completed & reported onto the maintenance system in an accurate & timely manner To assist with training members of the team Be the on shift contact for the escalation process for any technical issues As a Multi skilled Maintenance shift leader you will: Experience of working within an Engineering/Maintenance division Previous experience of working in a fast-paced Manufacturing or Automotive business Multi skilled Electrical & Mechanical (Electrically biased is beneficial) In depth knowledge of Programming & fault finding of PLC's Knowledge of process design, engineering & maintenance programmes Excellent problem-solving skills Previous experience of leading teams is beneficial If you are currently a Maintenance Engineer looking to progress into a shift leader role, or currently a shift Leader/supervisor seeking a new opportunity then please get in contact with Kieron at Jonathan Lee.

Permanent / Heckmondwike, West Yorkshire

Test Technician - Contract

Electronics Test Technician Long term contract role Cambridge Manufacturing Hourly rate negotiable A Test Technician is required with knowledge of assembling and testing of opto-electronic equipment. The purpose of the role is to assemble and test electron scanning microscopes in accordance with established procedures and ensure agreed deadlines and manufacturing targets are met. Due to an increase in workloads, this company, a world leader in high-quality products for the semiconductor, opto-electronic technology, life sciences, health care, eye care and industrial solutions, requires a Test Technician with faultfinding and repair of opto-electronics experience. The Test Technician will be required to: · Undertake assembly, sub-assembly and testing of finally configured systems and accessories consistent with the test area to the final test procedure within the flow line. · Troubleshoot malfunctions and carry out basic modifications as required. · Actively contribute to driving continuous improvement and identifying waste in the test process. · Responsibility for maintenance of test equipment as assigned. · Maintain processes and procedures consistent with ISO standards. · Compliance with company procedures and controls - ISO 9001 and ISO14001. The Test Technician should have the following skills and experience: · A minimum HNC/HND qualification in Electronics or experience working in electronic or electro-mechanical systems test environment. · Experience of fault finding on electronic or electro-mechanical systems. · Able to understand and follow test specifications and standard operating procedures. · The ability to utilise user interface software to test, calibrate and operate complex systems. · Ideally some knowledge of or experience in high vacuum systems. · Experience of assembling and testing of precision instrumentation. This is an excellent opportunity for anyone with knowledge of opto-electronics to develop your skills. Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon. If you have knowledge of repair and faultfinding of opto-electronics and you want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the Test Technician role, please contact Justin Wainwright at Jonathan Lee Recruitment - 01268 889267 or 07711 156281

Contract / Cambridge, Cambridgeshire

Mechanical - Electrical Fitter

Job Title: Electrical Fitters - Mechanical Fitters Location: Sherburn-in-Elmet Remuneration: £14.71ph Jonathan Lee Recruitment are proud to be representing their client, a leading transportation manufacturer in their search for 5 Auto Electricians/Electrical Technicians, 5 Mechanics/Mechanical Fitters to work on a 3-month contract in their leading facility in Leeds For the successful for Auto Electricians/Electrical Technicians, Mechanics/Mechanical Fitters our client is offering: Minimum of a 3-month contract £14.71 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 an Auto Electrician/Electrical Technician, Mechanics/Mechanical Fitter: Auto Electricians/Electrical Technicians Electrically install and fit transportation vehicles ensuring health and safety requirements are met and provide advice on Electrical Regulations. Highlight any quality issues and support problem solving activity with Production, Production Engineering and Design Engineering. To learn and carry out a range of jobs within manufacturing, to assemble a wide variety of components within a vehicle. To read electrical and engineering drawings and layouts. To assess electrical problems, have the ability to diagnose faults, isolate the issue and solve it, or support the Design Engineering team/ External Electrical Expert (i.e. Suppliers) in its resolution. To look at electrical grids, evaluate problems. And make sure correct installation. Demonstrate good manual dexterity. Determine size and capacity of wires and cables; use of hand tools and handle small components Mechanics/Mechanical Fitters Ability to read pneumatic and hydraulic schematic diagrams Fitting air tanks, pipe work, valves and other parts Fitting axles, wheels and other parts when required Fitting engines into vehicles and connecting mating pipework to the rest of the vehicle Dressing/building engines including mating gearbox to engine, fitting into engine cradle, fitting all additional hoses and parts including oil filters etc. Ensure Health and Safety requirements are met. Be prepared to respond to changing business needs e.g. requirement to work overtime, shifts etc. Good time keeping, and reliability is required at all times. What our client is looking for in a Auto Electricians/Electrical Technicians, Mechanics/Mechanical Fitters: Apprenticeship/NVQ level 3 in vehicle mechanics (desirably HGV/PSV mechanics) Previous experience in a fast paced working environment Previous electrical experience of working in the automotive industry Good knowledge of Health and Safety practices, in particular, Electrical Regulations City and Guilds Level 3 qualification or ONC Qualification in high voltage: IEE 18th or 17th Edition City and Guilds Inspection testing and certification PAT City and Guilds Key skills or similar Job titles: Electrician, Electrically, Electrics, Electrical, Auto Electrician, Mechanics, Mechanically, Mechanical, engineer, technician, assembler Commutable From: Leeds/Wakefield/Pontefract/Brayton/York/Doncaster If you have the required knowledge and experience please apply for this role Today... Immediate starts are available.

Contract / Sherburn-in-Elmet, North Yorkshire

Supply Chain Analyst

Job title: Supply Chain Analyst Salary: Competitive Location: Heckmondwike, West Yorkshire A Supply Chain Analyst is required with a strong customer service background within a Production, Control and Logistics environment for a new permanent role. Candidates with experience in a Tier 1 Automotive company would be well received. Due to growth this company, a tier 1 automotive company based in Heckmondwike requires a proactive Supply Chain Analyst who has worked with EDI (Electronic data integration system) and is used to working in a fast paced, demanding environment. As a Supply Chain Analyst you will be required to: Ensure 100% on time and in full delivery to customers First point of contact for customers Analyse, understand and anticipate the customer needs Integrate customer demand and analyse variations on a daily basis Challenge customer demand/expectations with variations Maintain scheduling agreement and part master data. Obtain quotes and approvals for special transportation Liaise with PC&L Team to share customer priorities Liaise with Production Planner to ensure correct Stocking Coordinates smooth new product introductions Ensures correct Obsolescence process without inventory and cost impact to the business. Support PC&L Manager in any additional day to day activities Customer Face to Face visits as required. Maintain SDS system and respond to customers in timely manner. Organise and liaise with other departments to ensure replacement of customer rejects. Lead/participate in improvement projects. Receives customer information, converts it, analyses for variances. Communicates with external customers as well as PC&L Team, Production Team, Quality and Process Engineering. Maintains BPCS data Work within requirements of IATF16949 Supplier and customer delivery performance KPI The Supply Chain Analyst should have the following skills or experience: SAP integration of customer demand Automotive Tier 1 / 2 experience. General admin duties Experience of working in a manufacturing environment Good telephone manner Good oral and written communicator with all levels Able to work under pressure and work to deadlines Able to prioritise own work Experience of SAP Conversant with Excel, Word and Lotus Notes. Good organisational skills and attention to detail 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 Supply Chain Analyst role, please contact Georgia Silk at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384 446 147.

Permanent / Heckmondwike, West Yorkshire

Contract Quality Engineer

Contract Quality Engineer Automotive Worcester Are you a Contract Quality Engineer who can ensure that all products are introduced, manufactured and verified to customer requirements and corrective actions are effectively implemented when non-conformances are found? Through product involvement, investigation, monitoring and audits you will take ownership and responsibility for quality and be pro-active in the role of achieving the company target of 100% business quality and product conformance. Core duties in this role will include; To conduct internal / supplier investigations to determine root cause using structured problem solving techniques. Ensuring effective and robust Containment and Corrective Actions are implemented and verified to prevent repeat concerns. Ensuring that all Quality system documentation is updated in line with Corrective Actions, i.e. Care points, MWI's and Job Wallets. Raising and submit Customer Concessions. Compiling and manage Customer, Internal and Supplier 8D's. To liaise with Customers and undertake Customer visits. Managing the booking and reporting of Internal and External scrap. To liaise with Suppliers and undertake Supplier visits/audits. Participating in operator Training and development. Participating and managing activities detailed in weekly scrap meetings. Undertaking Product, Process and QMS audits in line with schedule. Quality: Observing and complying with all aspects of the following International Quality Systems:- BS EN AS9100:2009 (Aerospace) ISO/TS16949:2009 (Automotive) Observing and comply with Company Operating Procedures Personal Specification Knowledge: Good understanding and working knowledge of Automotive & Aerospace quality systems. Good understanding and working knowledge of MSA, PFMEA, Process Flowcharts, Control Plans & Manufacturing Work Instructions. Knowledge and experience in problem solving. Specific Skills: Familiar with CMM activity and ability to Interpret CMM reports including capability studies. Ability to manage Customer approval requirements, i.e. ISIR, FAI, FAVE or PPAP. Ability to manage Suppliers regarding approval, rating and development. Good understanding and competent in leading 8D activity. Have good practical, technical and analytical skills, with a good understanding of Capability studies and SPC. Personal Qualities for this Contract Quality Engineer will include: Being able to manage a varied work load in an efficient manner. Being self-motivated, show initiative and take responsibility. The ability to investigate and problem solve using structured problem solving techniques. The ability to communicate at all levels, internally, at Customers and with Suppliers. Building and maintaining good working relationships with Customers and Suppliers. If keen to learn more please contact Grant Nisbet at Jonathan Lee for more detail.

Contract / Worcestershire, England

Senior CAD/PLM systems & support engineer

Senior CAD/PLM support and systems engineer Following recent acquisition and significant investment, this client is going through a renaissance. Part of this process is the update and commonisation of CAD and PLM systems (CATIA & Teamcenter) and how they are delivered and used. This role will be part of the team instrumental for support, training, setting standards and selection of new tools and methodologies. What you will do : * Support in the development of current and future CAD processes, standards and operations. * Support the delivery of mentoring and training to the Engineering CAD users and to develop and support CAD user groups. * Lead the evaluation, development and implementation of CAD products, CAD software, CAD procedures & CAD Standards. * Create CAD User Groups * CAD Standards and Procedures documents * Creation and maintenance of a full CAD Checking function for 2D drawing and 3D CAD Data. * Definition and maintenance of CAD standards documentation * Building a CAD Quality Assurance function including CAD resources to validate all CAD outputs from the Engineering group * Manage CAD hardware and software utilisation across the Engineering business Training & Mentoring: * Deliver CAD system training to new starters and to mentor existing users. * Training on site (with strategic partners support as required) * At elbow support mentoring of existing users and new starters Qualifications and Experience (Essential & Desirable criteria) What you will need: Essential: * ONC/ HNC Design Engineering or equivalent * Design experience and Quality Checking experience in mechanical engineering * CATIA V5 knowledge and experience * Experience in Aerospace or automotive design Desirable: * Degree in Design Engineering or equivalent * Design and/or Checking experience within the Automotive Industry * CATIA V5/ V6 experience together with TeamCenter experience * Experience in training and mentoring within an engineering design group What you will get: Bluechip automotive supplier and household name Opportunity for career development and growth Opportunity to own the delivery of new processes and systems Applications Please apply with current CV and details of present salary and notice period. Shortlisted candidates will be contacted prior to submission for further information; however if you have any question please contact me

Permanent / Norwich, Norfolk

Industrial Automation Lead

Job Title - Industrial Automation Lead Salary - £45,000 - £65,000 Location - Cambridge An Industrial Automation Lead is required for a well-established Engineering Solutions company for a permanent position. Your primary objective will be business development, working to agreed revenue targets, and focusing on delivering opportunities to solve cutting edge problems As an Industrial Automation Lead, you will: Be an enthusiastic team player, but be able to work independently Be prepared to learn new skills quickly in order to react to changing demands Have good communications and organisation skills Identifying and establish new business Organising sales visits Liaising with existing clients Preparing tenders, proposals and quotations Providing pre-sales and post-sales support Negotiating contracts, terms and conditions Reviewing cost and sales performance Writing reports and sales literature Providing product education and advice Attending trade exhibitions, conferences and meetings As an Industrial Automation Lead you should have at least one of the following skills or experience: Experience in a technical field related to industrial automation is desirable A background in a relevant engineering design position This is an excellent opportunity for anyone looking to for a new position working as an Industrial Automation Lead, in return you will be offered: Competitive salary Fantastic benefits In-house training and support that you need to complete your projects and grow your skills Th support career progression in many dimensions, including technical, commercial and managerial Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high, should you want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the Industrial Automation Lead role, please contact Ed Burch at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384 446 129.

Permanent / Cambridge, Cambridgeshire

Manufacturing Assembly Engineer

Manufacturing Assembly Engineer Grantham Automotive A Manufacturing Assembly Engineer is required with knowledge of automotive assembly processes and the specification of . Candidates with experience of the automotive industry would be well received. Due to growth this company, an automotive manufacturer based in Grantham requires a innovative and team orientated Manufacturing Assembly Engineer with strong problem solving skills and experience of assembly process for a new permanent role. As a Manufacturing Assembly Engineer you will be required to: Develop new assembly processes using the most appropriate technologies and procedures Design, specify, acquire, and sign off tooling, equipment and machinery, to ensure that robust capable processes are established. Resolution of day-to-day assembly process issues. The Manufacturing Assembly Engineer should have the following skills or experience:- Degree/ HND in Manufacturing, Mechanical or related Engineering field or relevant experience. Significant experience in the automotive industry or similar field. Strong communication, presentation and interpersonal skills are required. This is an excellent opportunity for anyone with knowledge of automotive product assembly process to develop your career. In return for your experience, this Grantham-based automotive company will offer you: £35,000pa - £40,000pa Pension Bonus 24 Days Holiday + BH Career development Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon. If you have knowledge of process improvement and continuous improvement and you want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the Manufacturing Assembly Engineer role, please contact Katharine Bignell at Jonathan Lee Recruitment.

Permanent / Grantham, Lincolnshire

Account Manager

Account Manager - Precious Metals - Central Birmingham £25,000 to £32,000 per annum An Account Manager is required to join a well established and reputable company based in Central Birmingham. Our client has developed a comprehensive sales-network within the UK silversmithing and jewellery sectors. As the Account Manager your responsibilities will include; Pro-active business development to identify new potential leads and maintain existing customer relationships Visiting customers and trade shows in the UK Order processing Frequent liaison with customers, including issuing telephone and email quotations General sales office administration including invoicing and despatch of orders Occasional cover in our on-site workshop Local deliveries to customers As the Account Manager you will require the following skills and experiences; Experience with precious metals is desirable but not essential Excellent communication skills both verbal and written An ability to work in a small team environment Able to work in a positive team environment to deliver customer satisfaction Be pro-active, flexible, able to use own initiative and have commercial awareness Clean driving licence required If you are interested in this exciting Account Manager opportunity in Birmingham working with precious metals please click on the link to apply.

Permanent / Birmingham, West Midlands

Mechanical Fitter

Role: Mechanical Fitter Location: Dudley Salary: £14.31 p/h (3 Month Fixed Term Contract) Shift: 7 Days on, 2 Days off, 3 Days on, 2 Days off Overview: We are currently recruiting for a Mechanical Fitter to contribute to the preventative maintenance and defect rectification on all plant and equipment. The role will be providing a mechanical fitting service throughout the Plant while implementing a culture of continuous improvement. The role will be reporting to the Maintenance Manager/Operations Manager. Key Responsibilities: Carry out planned maintenance in accordance with the maintenance schedule and report any irregularities. To maintain and test all mechanical systems. Interact with operations personnel in regards to fault finding, test, modification to process requirements, updating of drawings, and carry out defect rectification in line with the defect reporting system. To carry out isolations as necessary and in conjunction with maintenance/operations requests Implement and monitor a preventative maintenance schedule. Assist in completing the scheduled operations programme for proving plant securities and equipment changeover routines, while ensuring tests are carried out and successful results recorded. Effectively react to changes in circumstances and unplanned emergencies in relation to Plant and equipment. To assist other maintenance personnel as required. Liaise with contractors as the need arises. Working at Height and in confined spaces. Ensure plant cleaning schedules are fulfilled to a satisfactory standard. Report when stock levels are at re-order level for all items of spares and consumables. Health & Safety: Demonstrate safe working practices in line with the Company's Health and Safety procedures/policy and all Company policies. Active involvement in fire drills and evacuation exercises. Reporting to the relevant levels of management any contravention of statutory and Safe working practices, this includes reporting accidents and incidents. Work within the requirements of the Company's Permit to Work (PTW) system. Highlight any necessary changes required within Plant Operating Instructions (POI's), and Risk Assessments. Build and maintain strong working relationships with all departments. The above duties are not exhaustive. The job holder will also be required to carry out other ad hoc duties that are necessary. Competencies: Attention to detail with the ability to effectively interpret data, and knowledge of fault finding. Ability to work under pressure and take on additional duties when required. Ability to work on own initiative. Ability to read technical drawings. City and Guilds Mechanical Engineering. 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 / Dudley, West Midlands

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