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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.

The fourth industrial revolution 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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Facilities Maintenance Technician

Facilities Maintenance Technician 3 Shift rotation Milton Keynes £34,000 Permanent Jonathan Lee Recruitment are currently recruiting for a Facilities Maintenance Technician to work with our client a major 3PL based in Milton Keynes. The position is based upon a 3 shift rotating system with some weekend working required. The purpose of the position is to support the maintenance team in a busy RDC in mechanical and building fabric maintenance from a facilities perspective. Duties will include but are not limited to: Working to pre-set preventative maintenance plans checking site assets and systems. Responding to day to day breakdowns and building fabric issues. Duties of a Facilities Maintenance Technician: Delivering electrical and mechanical maintenance, repair and servicing. Carry out repairs and upgrade of site utilities including warehouse, office space, canteens, site gym and all utilities such as toilets, bathrooms and shower rooms. To undertake building decoration such as painting etc. To fault find and repair on mechanical equipment such as lifts and conveyor systems. To carry out building infrastructure repair and modification e.g plumbing and other similar activities. To work to site health and safety standards at all times. As a Facilities Maintenance Technician you will have: Qualified electrically to 17th Edition regs ideally with Inspection and Testing. Good mechanical aptitude. Prior experience of maintenance in either a facilities, industrial or manufacturing environment. Good communication skills. A self-starter able to work on own initiative. Immediate starts Available In return you will receive an excellent working environment and an employer willing to invest significant training into you over time. You will also be eligible for the company contributory pension scheme and other benefits such as life insurance cover. For more information then please speak to Kieron at Jonathan Lee

Permanent / Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire

Procurement Manager - Automotive

Procurement Manager Salary c. £60,000 + attractive benefits package Automotive - Powertrain Hullavington, Wiltshire Are you a talented senior procurement professional looking to take your purchasing career in a new and exciting direction? We are looking to recruit a Senior Procurement Manager with a proven track record of working within the automotive industry. We want to speak to procurement professionals who are seeking a new challenge within procurement and wish to utilise their automotive background and experience. Thisis an exciting opportunity to join a dynamic team bringing an innovative new product to the Automotive OEM market. The Company Having increased its UK footprint tenfold, with a £2.5 billion investment in a futuristic work environment our client is located in one of the most charming and picturesque areas of Wiltshire. Away from the traditional hub of the UK automotive industry, this location assists this infamous British brand protect its innovations and promote creativity. The Role Lead the Procurement activities for Powertrain and represent UK Procurement in cross functional team meetings for new and existing projects. Drive and manage Category costs. Develop Category Sourcing Plans for each project, identifying High-risk and High-impact parts and ensuring all necessary Category Procurement activities are complete. Work with engineers and suppliers to create detailed specifications, and identify VA/VE and DFM opportunities - and ensure they are adopted and benefits realised. Support cross functional long-term Procurement strategy for designated categories and related components, obtaining buy in from key stakeholders within the business. Initiate negotiations and take the lead in closing price agreements to meet KPIs in cooperation with the Category team. Identify risk, minimise exposure and work closely with internal stakeholders to define and implement mitigating actions. Contract negotiation and new vendor identification, introduction and management. The Person We are seeking an ambitious, automotive industry experienced procurement professional who offers substantial experience in Procurement Category Management. Experience in Electrical Motors and Powertrain or EV battery technology is desirable. Clearly demonstrates understanding of technical engineering relevant to the Automotive industry. Strong commercial background within a High-Tech manufacturing, engineering or technology business. Proven negotiator with abilities in influencing people at all levels of an organisation. Good manufacturing and quality knowledge with a process orientation to govern cost and supplier selection. Experience in product costing and/or costed Bill of Materials and identification of product cost drivers. Strong problem solving and analytical skills: to be able to assess problems thoroughly and drive logical conclusions. We are proud to be supporting one of Britain's true success stories - an institute of innovation and development of ground breaking technologies. With the ability to bring technologies together in one exciting product. In return for your procurement experience, you will receive an attractive salary + benefits package + relocation. Plus the opportunity to work within a vibrant culture - interested? Please forward your CV or contact me directly for further details on 01384 446162.

Permanent / Wiltshire, England

Logistics Engineer (Transport Planning)

Seeking a Logistics Engineer to work within the Operational transport function within the Global Inbound Logistics organisation. The purpose of the Global Inbound & Packaging Optimisation and Planning organisation is to identify and drive development of cost, service, and lead-time on a tactical (short -mid-term) level. Main responsibilities: Drive carrier performance together with operation and works for continuous improvement Drive tactical carrier performance review meetings every month together with IBL & PO Operation EMEA. Take active part in implementation of carriers. Generating of freight bills based on transport orders Deviations in the self-billing process Confirmations of SAP Purchasing Requisitions Checking of invoices based on valid rates and actual shipping volumes Preparing of claims and documentation of invoicing discrepancies Communication of claims and coordinating clarification with stakeholders Following-up on credit notes Run Bank Holiday Planning process with carriers and Plants to secure right adjustments in lead time and pick up days. Drive and run volume and capacity planning with carriers and Transport Purchasing to secure that we have the right set up in our systems and that it is tracked and followed up continuously. Developing tools, models and processes for continues improvements. Ensure through constant improvements that area of responsibility meets the targets (budget, lead-time, frequency, utilisation, quality and benchmark costs). Align with overall objectives and secure implementation results. Communicate and align all activities with internal stake holders. Interface between central functions, local plants and contracted logistic parties. Carriers are introduced and trained to timely and correct. Maintain up to date material for carrier implementation, instruction and training. Establish and Drive Tactical Carrier Meetings (incl performance, sales, business update, volumes, capacity, strategic changes and bank holiday planning) Financial performance within your area of responsibility is correctly and continuously tracked and interpreted Reporting of findings from performance tracking External providers are being paid according to contract (where applicable Skills and experiences required: University degree in logistics, business or equivalent competencies Strong analytical skills and interest Skilled in using PowerPoint, Excel Experience of transportation management or Plant Logistics Project management experience is an advantage Good understanding and experience of Transport Management System (TMS), 4Flow Vista and transport network is meritorious Experience in Access and Sharepoint Experience from Logistics in automotive industry Experience in data management and business analytics Experience of freight contracts and freight cost management Knowledge of carrier's operations is meritorious Fluent in English, any other language is beneficial Team player and good social abilities Strong Networking abilities Analytical and structured Service minded and Co-operative Creative and problem-solving mind-set To be firm and have an ability to drive continuous improvements Be able to stand stress Result oriented This is a 6-month contract based in Gothenburg, Sweden and offering competitive hourly rates. Apply today! Please contact Kate Stevens or Sarah Gilbert at Jonathan Lee Recruitment as soon as possible.

Contract / Gothenburg, Sweden

Multi skilled Maintenance Engineer

Multi skilled Maintenance Engineer Automotive Weekend Day Shift Permanent Birmingham Jonathan Lee are currently recruiting for a Multi skilled Maintenance Engineer for an Automotive client based of ours in Birmingham. This opportunity is to join a well-established team who are looking to expand. As a Multi skilled Maintenance Engineer your duties will be: To Maintain all plant & equipment Working on Preventative & reactive maintenance duties Fault finding on Siemens PLC programs Ensuring down time on machinery is kept to a minimum Working on all NPI projects As a Multi skilled Maintenance Engineer you will have: Hydraulic & pneumatic systems experience Experience of working in Electrical & Mechanical maintenance Worked within a fact paced production environment Ability to work individually & as part of a team Must be able to read & interperate technical engineering drawings This role is a Weekend Day shift with lots of overtime available. Immediate interviews will be available for successful candidates, if you would like to know more about this position then please contact Kieron at Jonathan Lee.

Permanent / Birmingham, West Midlands

Logistics Engineer

Are you seeking an opportunity within logistics in the automotive industry? One of the world's leading premium car brands is seeking a Logistics Engineer to join their Inbound Logistics organisation based in Sweden. Main responsibilities: Oversee and plan Premium, Overseas and General Cargo projects and shipments Plan and implement Project based cargo shipments (e.g. tooling and dies for new car models) alongside internal stakeholders Work alongside Indirect Purchasing (IDP) to lead major RFQ's from a stakeholder perspective, working alongside IDP as assigned, representing the relevant business area Regularly interact with stakeholders to address concerns or issues and report feedback regarding process improvements Provide input and feedback regarding Premium, Overseas and General Cargo processes where improvement opportunities or issues are identified Provide out of hours support by standby duty as needed This is a 3 to 6 month contract based in Gothenburg, Sweden and offering competitive hourly rates. Apply today! Please contact Kate Stevens or Sarah Gilbert at Jonathan Lee Recruitment as soon as possible.

Contract / Gothenburg, Sweden

Technical Helpdesk Engineer

VACANCY TITLE: Technical Helpdesk Engineer LOCATION: Manchester Office Our Client, a a market leader in providing heating, cooling and ventilation solutions, is looking for a Technical Helpdesk Engineer to provide technical support to on-site engineers, customers and colleagues on all products in their range of responsibility. As a Technical Helpdesk Engineer you will be responsible to: Answer incoming calls and respond to emails in a prompt and efficient manner Evaluate information provided by customers and provide technical solutions Problem solve for customers in a positive and effective manner Update customer case logs with information provided Ensure courteousness and helpfulness to callers at all times Provide high levels of customer service at all times Be a team player in contribution to the Technical Helpdesk workload Contribute positively towards achieving all team and individual performance targets Where appropriate, liaise with other departments and colleagues to ensure we deliver excellent. customer service and issue resolution Proactively keep up to date with technical knowledge and product developments Maintain a working understanding of internal IT systems and use these to provide solutions when required Understand and comply with all relevant company policies & procedures Skills required: Eligibility to work in the UK NVQ Level 3 in Refrigeration & Air Conditioning or a minimum of 7 years industry experience Logical fault finding/problem solving capability A working understanding of Refrigeration circuits OR Electrics OR DX split & VRF systems Ideally a working understanding of Chilled water & domestic/commercial heating systems OR AHU/Ventilation systems OR Building management & Control systems Capable of making decisions and informed judgements when required Ability to work effectively both individually and as part of a team If you want to be considered for this role, please apply or get in touch with Chiara Caterisano at Jonathan Lee Recruitment.

Permanent / Manchester, Greater Manchester

HR Administrator - 2792

An opportunity has arisen for an Administrator to work within the Workforce Administration department for an FMCG food manufacturer based in Birmingham. Key responsibilities: Receives and manages employee data maintenance and workforce administration requests within the below process families (e.g. Performance awards, reporting line changes, cost centres, mass upload process, etc). Notifies payroll and other relevant parties of requests. Updates case management tool and HR SAP as needed by processes. Provides requested HR SAP and Payroll data/transactions to auditor. Fulfils all of the above duties with a high level of customer service. Being accountable and taking ownership of own workload. Support on transformational org changes and work with teams around structures that need to be built. Support on operational level of projects within the Data area. Working flexibly across other teams within the Shared Service Centre as volumes in the centre fluctuate. Skills Required: Effectively organising workload and the ability to multi-task and manage a fluctuating workload with large volumes and changing priorities. Customer-focused and detail orientated. Excellent database and data skills. Comfortable with technology and technical tools (e.g. case management tool, HR SAP). Skills Preferred: Additional European language skills preferred (e.g. Spanish, French, Italian, German, Czech, Polish, Slovak). Experience Required: Experience in HR, global organisation and/or shared service organisation. Education Required: Educated to A-Level standard or equivalent desirable. If you would like to know more about this role, please contact Kate Stevens or Sarah Gilbert at Jonathan Lee Recruitment.

Contract / Bournville, West Midlands

Product Planner (Diesel Engines)

Job Title - Product Planner (Diesel Engines) Location - Gothenburg, Sweden Rate - Up to £45.00 per hour LTD Duration - 6 months An experienced Product Planner with experience of Diesel Engines is required to join a leading automotive organisation based in Gothenburg, Sweden. This is a contract position, and an excellent opportunity to have exposure in a fantastic organisation overseas. This Product planner role will support market adaptation projects as well as the genset engines product portfolio. It is about managing projects for smaller technology/variant changes with business impact on the product/services and lifecycle costs. It is also to take part in the Product planning function of the Genset Engine projects and product planning. The successful Product Planner will contribute to strategy development for the Industrial segment as well as to conduct financial and business case impact and product analysis. To apply for this position you should have some of the following: Diesel engines Product Development of engines Industrial OEM knowledge Sales of Industrial components or industrial machines Project leader experience Please contact James Tilley for details.

Contract / Gothenburg, Sweden

CAE Engineer (Vehicle Dynamics)

Job Title: CAE Engineer (Vehicle Dynamics) Location: Gothenburg, Sweden A CAE Engineer with experience in vehicle dynamics is required to join a leading automotive organisation based in Gothenburg, Sweden. This is a 6 month contract position, and an excellent opportunity to have exposure in a fantastic organisation overseas. Role Details: As a CAE Engineer Vehicle Dynamics you are responsible for planning and performing virtual simulations, including, virtual model builds, analysis of results, recommendation of design changes and reporting to project and management. The responsibilities also include development of new virtual methods and correlation studies. As part of our expanding team you will be working in a creative environment shaping tomorrow's vehicles and virtual methods for Vehicle Dynamics, including the attributes steering, handling and ride comfort. Required Qualifications: M.Sc. in Mechanical Engineering, or equivalent, with emphasis in Vehicle Dynamics, Mechatronics or Solid Mechanics CAE experience in the field of vehicle dynamics Driver's license, B-level valid in Sweden Meritorious Proficiency in Adams/Car, Sympathy for Data, VI-CarRealTime, ANSA, Matlab, Python and C++ Experience from driving simulator use and/or subjective vehicle dynamics testing Proficiency in mechatronic systems If you are interested in this position, please APPLY NOW. For more information, please contact Lois Weston at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384446119.

Contract / Gothenburg, Sweden

EDM Setter/Operator

Wire EDM Setter/Operator Good rate (permanent or contract considered) Birmingham High spec manufacturing environment This is a great opportunity for an experienced Wire EDM Setter/Operator to work in a Birmingham based SME producing high end manufactured parts for varying industries and we'd welcome applications from people who are looking for either contract or permanent employment. You'd be working in a specialist EDM team of 2 people on Sodick machinery. We are looking for the following for the Wire EDM Setter/Operator role: Experience of setting and operating Wire EDM machines (ideally Sodick) Relevant engineering training/qualifications Used to working in small teams with an attitude to train Junior members of staff Experience working with small volume batch parts The company have gone through several successful years and have a budget in place to acquire another EDM machine once they recruit this person so it's exciting times. The can offer the following for this Wire EDM Setter/Operator role: Good hourly rate (permanent or contract employment considered) Benefits (permanent employment) Ongoing training Career path outlined which could include management of the department If this Wire EDM Setter/Operator position is for you, then we can offer interviews this month; please send your CV direct using or give me a call on 01384 446125.

Permanent / Birmingham, West Midlands

Cost Manager

Are you a highly experienced Cost Engineer, Senior Cost Engineer or Cost Manager from within the consumer electronics industry? My client, based in Malmesbury, Wiltshire, is looking for a Cost Manager to strengthen their team. This endlessly creative and progressive company has repeatedly invented technology which has disrupted the consumer electronics market. This is a great opportunity to work for one of the foremost technological innovators of all time. The successful candidate does not need to have experience of managing a team. What is required though is an education and background in engineering, specifically the consumer electronics arena, and as a Cost Engineer, Senior Cost Engineer or Cost Manager. You will need to prove that you can confidently and effectively converse with PD Designers and Engineers. You will therefore need to have worked in a company using similar technology or making similar products. You will use your background as an engineer from within consumer electronics and your cost management experience to work with R&D Designers and Engineers to engineer cost out of the products from their conception. You will build ground up cost estimates for new projects, influencing product, assembly and components to reduce cost. As well as your engineering/manufacturing degree and your experience as an engineer and within cost engineering, you will need to be creative and solution focused as whilst there are of course KPIs, deadlines and admin to be done, this is not a transactional position and nor is it procurement or supplier focused. You will need strong analytical abilities, experience of project managing several projects simultaneously, and outstanding communication, negotiation and influencing skills. In return the Cost Manager will receive a negotiable salary of circa £60k, 27 days annual leave plus Bank Holidays, pension, performance related bonus, life assurance, a smart casual dress code, a fantastic site with subsidised cafes and restaurants offering amazing food, an onsite sport centre, staff parking and staff discounts. This is a fantastic opportunity for the right candidate, so please don't delay in sending your application. If you need more information do not hesitate to call Claire Male, consultant for Jonathan Lee Recruitment, on 01384 446131, or email her at .

Permanent / Malmesbury, Wiltshire

Condition Monitoring Engineer

Mobile Equipment Condition Monitoring Engineer Heavy Vehicle Fleet Management Coalville To £37,950 Can you provide technical and engineering support to ensure compliant and cost effective repair and maintenance of Heavy Mobile Equipment (20 tonne+) is delivered to the customer? You will ensure that equipment is serviced and inspected correctly in-line with OEM recommendations (including statutory inspections) and identified residual defects are reviewed and actioned appropriately to ensure operational and safety performance is maintained whilst promoting optimum whole life cost of the asset. The successful Condition Monitoring Engineer will possess; Knowledge of heavy mobile plant and auxiliary equipment rules and legislation. Good technical knowledge of heavy mobile plant and auxiliary equipment. Good knowledge of equipment operating costs and the important part that effective condition monitoring plays in optimising whole life costs of an asset. Ability to develop and maintain effective customer and supplier relationships. Recognised construction plant and equipment qualification Experienced in overseeing repair and maintenance activities in the workshop and in the field. Some of the key duties in this Mobile Equipment Condition Monitoring Engineer will include; To provide technical support to the business and customer in terms of asset on-boarding, asset specification changes and any asset disposal or return condition processes. Ensuring that a stable plan for scheduled maintenance events for all assets across the region is in place and maintained, these include but are not limited to Scheduled Service Events and Inspections, LOLER and PUWER examinations and Brake Testing - the specification of the scheduled service event is to be in-line with OEM recommendation, customer requirement and statutory regulations as appropriate. Managing and maintaining communication with customer sites in relation to all service events and inspections events including recommended course of action in the event of any failed inspection events. Making sure that Warranty and Recharge jobs are correctly identified, processes are adhered to and component core returns are actioned as required to ensure maximum recovery for the business. Reviewing Fluid Sample Reports to ascertain condition of asset components and ensuring that appropriate actions are taken - updating to reflect the course of action and updated with any documentation. To review Telemetry / Diagnostic based data from downloads (internal and OEM) to ensure timely interventions are made and provide recommendations on developing faults and asset operation. Making sure that Mobile and Site Based Engineers time sheets and job cards and service / defect reports are received, checked and entered appropriately. Review invoices to ensure supplier end costs for repair and maintenance events match quotations and where discrepancies are present manage resolution with supplier to satisfactory outcome. If keen to learn more about this role please contact Grant Nisbet for more details.

Permanent / Coalville, Leicestershire

Supply Chain Lead - Nottingham

Job title: Supply Chain Lead. Salary Range: up to £35,000 + benefits. Location: Nottinghamshire. Aerospace - Precision engineering company. A Supply Chain Lead is required with costing knowledge of machined components and post machining treatments. Candidates with experience of the Aerospace industry would be well received. Due to growth this precision engineering company based in Nottinghamshire requires a proactive Supply Chain Lead with cost engineering/manufacturing experience for a new permanent role. As a Supply Chain Lead you will be required to: Manage suppliers of machined components and post machining treatments. Improve QCD performance. Select and develop suppliers. Create costing procedure/database. The Supply Chain Lead should have the following skills or experience: Mechanical engineering background ideally within Aerospace. Tactical and strategic Procurement including supplier development. Use of continuous improvement tools and techniques. Cost Management. This is an excellent opportunity for anyone with knowledge of Costing, Procurement and Supply Chain development within a manufacturing environment, to develop your career. In return for your experience, this Nottinghamshire based precision engineering company will offer you: Competitive salary. Benefits. Career development. Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon. If you have knowledge of costing, mechanical engineering and Supply Chain development and you want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the Supply Chain Lead role, please contact Paul Broadhead at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384 446155.

Permanent / Nottinghamshire, England

Functional Safety Engineer - Chassis

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

Permanent / Lichfield, Staffordshire

Technical Sales and Business Development Manager

A technical sales position exists with a specialist, high tech electronics solutions provider, serving key players in the Aerospace & Defence markets. They are seeking a Technical Sales & Business Development Manager to win new customers and to drive new business with existing customers. Your duties and responsibilities will include the following: Deliver agreed budgets and strategic plan for both the receipt of orders and the delivery of those orders to the customer. To work closely with the European Sales Director in providing clear information on the status of the customer order book. To drive continuous improvement through the use of departmental metrics and KPIs. Maintain a key understanding of customers, competitors and markets. Support and present customer bid submissions. Help negotiate customer contracts, review Terms & Conditions and ensure they are consistent with commercial objectives. Identify sales opportunities for new products. We are looking for the following: A commercial professional with a strong engineering background in defence electronics, specifically TEMPEST certified products. Defence industry experience in a sales or BD role. An excellent communicator with a high level of commercial acumen. Degree qualified within engineering discipline is desirable. Current SC level security clearance is essential. This is an excellent opportunity for an Business Development Professional with knowledge of defence and electronics manufacturing to develop your career. In return for your experience, this Gloucester based company will offer you: Competitive salary, bonus and benefits package Non-standard pension scheme Interviews for the Business Development Manager will commence with immediate effect with a view to starting as soon as possible. For further information on this position please contact Tom Duckett at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384 446163.

Permanent / Gloucester, Gloucestershire

Process Specialist

Process Engineer /Process Specialist - Manufacturing Cambridgeshire Permanent A Process Engineer / Process Specialist is required to work for the industry leader in composite materials and industrial fabrics. The purpose of the role is to provide process support to manufacturing in the specification, commissioning and developing of plant, processes and products to ensure safe and economic operation. Duties of the Process Specialist: Identify and implement process improvements to reduce manufacturing costs, improve product quality, along with reviewing the safety requirements. Introduce new products to the factory focusing on optimisation of the process. Prepare standard data manuals for the preparation and maintenance of manufacturing standards. Prepare detailed equipment, acceptance and commissioning specifications for new and modified capital equipment and to validate performance prior to hand-over to Production. Develop and maintain Process Specifications and, based on this data, input into training manuals and assist in operator training. Compile accurate BOM and routing data which drive production scheduling and costing forecasts. Work with project engineers in the creation of specifications for processes such that new machinery can be designed, purchased and tested. Drive safety initiatives and carry out risk analysis and quantitative HAZOP studies on processes and equipment. Knowledge, Skills and Experience required - Process Specialist. Ideally qualified to Degree level in Chemical Engineering or Chemistry related subject. A background working close to the shop floor, supporting day to day production, process reduction or quality improvement. A solid understanding of production challenges on a 24/7 basis. Understanding of continuous improvement methodologies and tools (e.g. Six Sigma). Proven experience of data analysis and data driven problem solving. A clear understanding of process risk and application of risk and hazard assessment tools (e.g. FMEA, HAZOP).

Permanent / Duxford, Cambridgeshire

Software Developer - Vehicle Interior Functions

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

Permanent / Lichfield, Staffordshire

Head of Integration Technology Department

Head of Integration Technology - Electric Vehicle Products - Birmingham - £ Competitive + Excellent benefits A Head of Integration Technology is required for a brand new automotive technology innovation centre, positioning itself at the forefront of electric and hybrid vehicle technology development. This is a fantastic opportunity to deliver the advanced engineering of EV and Hybrid vehicle products, for a wide range of global customers. As Head of Integration Technology - you will be required to Be responsible for technology research and product development of integrated power module and automotive converter/inverters. Take responsibility for leading the R&D activities from requirements capture to release, ensuring product milestones and high quality are achieved. Lead the design, analysis, simulation and review of key components. Organise resources, allocate tasks and ensure product development challenges are overcome. Develop expert knowledge in industry trends, in the areas of automotive converter integration technology and integrated module packaging. Have responsibility for manufacturability, reliability, DFMEA, material development and review. Establish a Multiphysics simulation platform for product evaluation. As Head of Integration Technology - you will have Demonstrable and extended experience in R&D of automotive electronic products and project management. A deep understanding of power electronic design and a familiarity of relevant standards and regulations. Experience of V-model, DOORS, Rhapsody, PREEVision, SysML/UML modelling and functional safety software. Suitably qualified and experienced Engineers should apply today by contacting Paul Robson at Jonathan Lee Recruitment +44(0)1384 446146 or by emailing their CV and covering letter

Permanent / Birmingham, West Midlands

Chief Interior Designer - Automotive

Job title: Chief Interior Designer - Automotive Location: Birmingham Permanent Salary: £Competitive (DOE) To oversee, manage and lead Interior design proposals in the UK Design team specifically for Advanced Design Programmes with scope to also support Product Programmes KEY RESPONSIBILITIES . Set clear time frames and objectives and ensure capabilities are continually improved upon. Accurate and creative interpretation of product plan and brand strategy and subsequent translation into coherent product proposals. Sponsorship and execution of innovative and desirable interior product proposals. Delivered in the appropriate creative form for effective communication of concept and idea to management for review and approval. Development of all aspects of interior design to include layout, interface, human factors, surface language, detail component, identity and graphic to ensure complete design concept proposal. Provide creative project leadership and direction to a team of Designers, Alias modellers, Clay Modellers, supporting Engineers and Suppliers engaged in the creation of feasible 3D data and design properties which satisfy the approved design brief. SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE REQUIRED Well developed leadership skills and the ability to inspire a team of designers, digital and clay modellers and engineers to deliver the design brief objective Significant experience in Automotive Design within OEM environment, operating preferably at an international level A sound knowledge of all available 3D design and modelling techniques Excellent Creative Ideas Generation Able to make design input with benefit of 3D experience. Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon. If you want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the role please contact Teresa Anderson at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384 446156. JLDS

Permanent / Birmingham, West Midlands

Internal Sales

Internal Sales - Dudley/Birmingham - Metals - £20k to 25k P.A + Bonus This is an exciting Internal Sales opportunity to join a well-established market leader in the supply of specialist multi-metals. We supply a range of markets to include; automotive, motorsport, aerospace and oil & gas. Full training will be provided. We also financially support further education qualifications. We are looking for an ambitious and proactive individual with a passion for high performance and precision engineering. As the Internal Sales Representative your responsibilities will include; Managing a portfolio of key accounts supporting the Sales Manager and the internal/external team. Accurately take verbal enquiries Swift and accurate turnaround from enquiry to quotation, either verbal or written Seek out and execute 'added value' opportunities to secure profitable long term business. Excellent understanding of the full product range of high performance metals. This Internal Sales opportunity is a permanent position offering quick progression opportunities and a competitive starting salary. If you are interested in this exciting Internal Sales opportunity please click on the link to apply.

Permanent / Birmingham, West Midlands

Senior Engineer (Electrical)

A Senior Quality Engineer is required with knowledge of Quality Tools and Techniques for Design. Candidates with experience of electrical aspects of the automotive industry would be well received. This company, an iconic automotive manufacturer, based in Gaydon, Warwickshire requires a self-motivated, driven and skilled Senior Quality Engineer with DFMEA, PFMEA, PPAP, APQP, 8D and PPS experience for a new permanent role. As a Senior Quality Engineer, you will be required to: Manage the delivery of off tool, off process 100% accurate parts and final part approval for responsible commodities. Confirm supplier manufacturing capacity status and ensure no negative impact to supply and quality during new model launch. Drive quality history reviews and campaign prevention related activities to ensure no repeat issues from previous models. Agree the vehicle and parts quality requirement with PD, programme, manufacturing and suppliers to exceed customer expectations. The Senior Quality Engineer should have the following skills or experience: Skills in reliability and robustness engineering. Proven competence in automotive engineering quality tools (i.e. DFMEA, PFMEA, PPAP, APQP, 8D, PPS) High degree of numeracy and knowledge of statistical techniques is also an advantage. Proven ability to lead cross functional team meetings and define clear improvement action plans. Ability to self-manage and work under pressure to deliver quality, production and engineering requirements and thrive in a dynamic and changing environment. This is an excellent opportunity for anyone with knowledge of Quality Engineering to a Senior Level to develop your career. In return for your experience, this Gaydon, Warwickshire-based Automotive company will offer you: Negotiable base salary in line with experience (Salary circa £37,000) and Individual Performance Bonus. 26 days annual leave + statutory bank holidays; Contributory pension scheme Access to car schemes; Private Medical Cover Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon. If you have knowledge of Automotive Quality Engineering and you want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the Senior Quality Engineer role, please contact Claire Male at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384 446131.

Permanent / Gaydon, Warwickshire

Senior Engineer SVO - FTC

A Senior Quality Engineer is required with knowledge of SVO and of developing and delivering quality disciplines. Candidates with experience of the automotive industry would be well received. This company, an iconic automotive manufacturer based in Gaydon, Warwickshire requires a skilled, self-motivated and flexible Senior Quality Engineer with SVO experience for a new Fixed Term Contract of 7 months. As a Senior Quality Engineer, you will be required to: Manage the delivery of off tool, off process 100% accurate parts and final part approval for responsible commodities. Confirm supplier manufacturing capacity status and ensure no negative impact to supply and quality during new model launch. Drive quality history reviews and campaign prevention related activities to ensure no repeat issues from previous models. Agree the vehicle and parts quality requirement with PD, programme, manufacturing and suppliers to exceed customer expectations. The Senior Quality Engineer should have the following skills or experience: Skills in reliability and robustness engineering. Proven competence in automotive engineering quality tools (i.e. DFMEA, PFMEA, PPAP, APQP, 8D, PPS) High degree of numeracy and knowledge of statistical techniques is also an advantage. Proven ability to lead cross functional team meetings and define clear improvement action plans. Ability to self-manage and work under pressure to deliver quality, production and engineering requirements and thrive in a dynamic and changing environment. This is an excellent opportunity for anyone with knowledge of Quality Engineering to a Senior Level to develop your career. In return for your experience, this Gaydon, Warwickshire-based Automotive company will offer you: Negotiable base salary in line with experience (Salary circa £38,000) and Individual Performance Bonus. 26 days annual leave + statutory bank holidays; Contributory pension scheme Access to car schemes; Private Medical Cover Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon. If you have knowledge of Quality Engineering to a Senior level and automotive SVO and you want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the Senior Quality Engineer role, please contact Claire Male at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384 446131.

Permanent / Gaydon, Warwickshire

Senior Engineer - NEB018 (494820)

A Senior Quality Engineer is required with knowledge of automotive quality engineering across all aspects, from PD through to Launch, including NPD. Candidates with experience of the automotive industry would be well received. This company, an iconic automotive manufacturer based in Gaydon, Warwickshire requires a motivated, flexible and proven Senior Quality Engineer with automotive quality engineering experience for a new permanent role. As a Senior Quality Engineer, you will be required to: Manage the delivery of off tool, off process 100% accurate parts and final part approval for responsible commodities. Confirm supplier manufacturing capacity status and ensure no negative impact to supply and quality during new model launch. Drive quality history reviews and campaign prevention related activities to ensure no repeat issues from previous models. Agree the vehicle and parts quality requirement with PD, programme, manufacturing and suppliers to exceed customer expectations. The Senior Quality Engineer should have the following skills or experience: Skills in reliability and robustness engineering. Proven competence in automotive engineering quality tools (i.e. DFMEA, PFMEA, PPAP, APQP, 8D, PPS) High degree of numeracy and knowledge of statistical techniques is also an advantage. Proven ability to lead cross functional team meetings and define clear improvement action plans. Ability to self-manage and work under pressure to deliver quality, production and engineering requirements and thrive in a dynamic and changing environment. This is an excellent opportunity for anyone with knowledge of Quality Engineering to a Senior Level to develop your career. In return for your experience, this Gaydon, Warwickshire-based Automotive company will offer you: Negotiable base salary in line with experience (Salary circa £37,000 - £38,000) and Individual Performance Bonus. 26 days annual leave + statutory bank holidays; Contributory pension scheme Access to car schemes; Private Medical Cover Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon. If you have knowledge of quality tools and processes and automotive engineering and you want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the Senior Quality Engineer role, please contact Claire Male at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384 446131.

Permanent / Gaydon, Warwickshire

Senior Engineer Trim and Final assembly (MAE200) (494816)

A Senior Engineer is required with knowledge of Trim and Final Assembly within Automotive Engineering. This company, an iconic automotive manufacturer based in Gaydon, Warwickshire requires a Senior Engineer with Trim and Final Assembly experience for a new permanent role. As a Senior Engineer you will be required to: Represent Manufacturing Engineering at regular management feedback meetings; facilitate meetings and Virtual build events. Produce detailed process operation sheets including visual aids, torque & tooling detail, quality requirements and safety information. Select the appropriate Jigs and Fixtures, including specialised hand tools and power tool requirements to meet vehicle quality and hours per car targets whilst ensuring operator safety targets are achieved. Work with the product development team from feasibility stage through virtual builds and onto delivery, ensuring due consideration is given to design for assembly, fool proofing techniques and ease of assembly. Liaise with product development to ensure new or modified product content is integrated seamlessly into the production environment. The Senior Engineer should have the following skills or experience: A recognised engineering apprenticeship with substantial experience in the Motor Vehicle Manufacturing environment (ONC or equivalent minimum qualification required, Engineering Degree preferred). Substantial Manufacturing Engineering experience. The ability to interrogate and interpret technical data. A good understanding of industry Manufacturing Engineering procedures and standards. This is an excellent opportunity for anyone with knowledge of Trim and Final Assembly to develop your career. In return for your experience, this Gaydon, Warwickshire-based automotive company will offer you: Negotiable base salary in line with experience (Salary circa £40,000) and Individual Performance Bonus. 26 days annual leave + statutory bank holidays; Contributory pension scheme Access to car schemes; Private Medical Cover Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon. If you have knowledge of Trim and Final Assembly and you want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the Senior Engineer role, please contact Claire Male at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384 446131.

Permanent / Gaydon, Warwickshire

Principal Electric Drives Engineer

Principal Electric Drives Engineer - Birmingham - £ 55-60k DOE A Principal Electric Drives Engineer is required for a rapidly expanding automotive pumps company, to work in the area of advanced technology solutions for commercial electric vehicle applications. This market-leading business is looking to recruit an experienced electric drives engineer to support current programmes and new product development. As Principal Electric Drives Engineer - you will be required to Establish and lead a team specialising in the specification, design, control, development, test and benchmarking of electric machines. Lead the definition of system architectures and technical solutions to meet client requirements. Produce innovative electromagnetic, mechanical and thermal design solutions to achieve the performance requirements of the electric machines. Supervise build and testing of electric machines and controller hardware and software. Manage electric drives activities from requirements capture to product delivery. As Principal Electric Drives Engineer - you will have A wide range of experience in designing, developing and controlling a variety of electric machine types, preferably gained in the automotive or aerospace sectors. Experience of motor and control design for 12, 24 and 48V applications. A degree or PhD in an electric drives related field. What you will get: A competitive salary and benefits package, whilst working on exciting and dynamic projects in an ever-expanding field. Suitably qualified and experienced Electric Drives Engineers should apply today by contacting Paul Robson at Jonathan Lee Recruitment +44(0)1384 446146 or by emailing their CV and covering letter .

Permanent / Birmingham, West Midlands

SVO Project Leader

A Project and Quality Lead is required with knowledge of driving "Lessons Learned" reviews and setting and ensuring quality KPIs are met within an SVO environment. Candidates with experience of the automotive industry would be well received. This company, an iconic automotive manufacturer based in Gaydon, Warwickshire requires a Project and Quality Lead with experience of managing introduction of new models from a quality aspect, from concept through to launch, for a new permanent role. As a Project and Quality Lead you will be required to: Work within Programme Steering Team structure to achieve technical, process and timing deliverables during product development and launch. Co-ordinate activities of Quality and Supplier Preparation engineers to ensure programme targets are met. Work with Inspection Engineering and Audit Operations to ensure inspection preparation and trial build requirements are met. Maintain reports to be communicated both up and down, from engineers to Vice President, of programme direction, requirements and any open issues. To be done weekly locally and the confidence to present in programme gateways. Work with the other project leaders to ensure NMO engineers focus is on the right projects at the right time. The Project and Quality Lead should have the following skills or experience: Technical education to degree level or equivalent. Experience in an SVO environment. Experience of project management and the ability to influence engineers and management in order to progress plans and activities. Able to apply problem solving techniques to improve process capability, repeatability and reliability both internally and externally. Able to make presentations to Director level. Due to the nature of the role, flexibility on working hours required to ensure completion of activities. This is an excellent opportunity for anyone with knowledge of Project and Quality Management to develop your career. In return for your experience, this Gaydon, Warwickshire-based automotive company will offer you: Negotiable base salary in line with experience (Salary circa £39,000) and Individual Performance Bonus. 26 days annual leave + statutory bank holidays; Contributory pension scheme Access to car schemes; Private Medical Cover Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon. If you have knowledge of project management within an automotive environment and quality engineering and you want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the Project and Quality Lead role, please contact Claire Male at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384 446131.

Permanent / Gaydon, Warwickshire

Electric Machine Design Engineer

Electric Machine Design Engineer - Guildford - £ Highly Competitive DOE An Electric Machine Design Engineer is required for a rapidly expanding engineering consultancy. Specialising in high performance electric drive components for a range of industry sectors (notably automotive and motorsport). As Electric Machine Design Engineer you will deliver advanced engineering solutions, of the highest standard, to fast-paced and technically-challenging projects. As Electric Machine Design Engineer - you will be required to Work with a wide range of electric machine types and topologies. Including PM, reluctance and induction motor based designs. Capture and interpret requirements, generating clear specifications, proposals and project plans. Conduct feasibility studies and develop high-level designs for electrical machines. Demonstrate designs are cost-effective, robust and fit for purpose. Produce innovative electromagnetic, mechanical and thermal design solutions to achieve the performance requirements of the electric machines. Supervise build and testing of electric machines. Establish and maintain specialist design tools and methodologies to support electric machine design. As Electric Machine Design Engineer - you will have Demonstrable experience of development of electric machines from requirements capture through to validation. Skilled in electromagnetic and thermal analysis of electric machines. Appreciation of all electric drive components, at a system level. Familiarity with a range of winding topologies, magnetic materials, electrical steels and their relative advantages and disadvantages. What you will get: A competitive salary and benefits package, whilst working on exciting and dynamic projects in a fantastic new facility. Suitably qualified and experienced Electric Machine Design Engineers should apply today by contacting Paul Robson at Jonathan Lee Recruitment +44(0)1384 446146 or by emailing their CV and covering letter .

Permanent / Guildford, Surrey

Verification Specialist - Import/Export

Verification Specialist - Import/Export £negotiable hourly rate Off-Highway Peterborough An opportunity has arisen for a Verification Specialist to work for a leading manufacturer of off-highway equipment based in the Peterborough area. As a Verification Specialist, you will be validating and approving export and import freight invoices covering material being imported to our Peterborough site from our worldwide supplier base in line with pre-defined Sarbanes Oxley rules. Job Duties/Responsibilities may include, but are not limited to: Review incoming freight invoices for inbound and outbound material. Validate service has been incurred by checking internal databases to prove material has been received or shipped from site. Check Proof of Delivery has been supplied if required. Checking pre-agreed rate cards to ensure invoice matches. Identifying non-standard transport and checking Special Transport Form for agreed rate. Adherence to local departmental metrics on invoice grief resolution. Producing weekly reports to summarise grief levels and ageing. Supporting Month-end Accrual Process. Querying discrepant invoices with carriers Investigating unapproved invoices by engaging with key business contacts to understand material lane and drive resolution / payment Raise manual payment requests where required Act as a champion for compliance at all times. Work with key stakeholders to ensure they understand the end to end transport process and drive process discipline. Required Skills / Experience Numerate and PC literate Knowledge and understanding of Incoterms Experience of Export and Import Processes Microsoft Excel knowledge to Intermediate Level Able to work with both speed and accuracy Able to display tenacity when trying to resolve queries Ability to build relationships with key internal and external process partners Desired Experience of working with ERP/MRP systems. Experience of working with International Freight and carriers. This is a 6-month rolling contract, requiring demonstrable skills in export and import processes. If you would like to know more about this role, please contact Kate Stevens or Sarah Gilbert at Jonathan Lee Recruitment.

Contract / Peterborough, Cambridgeshire

CMM Assistant

Job title: CMM Assistant Location: Telford Salary: £15,000 to £17,000 As part of the Quality department the CMM Assistant is required to assist the CMM Measurement Team in specific tasks to enable full utilisation of the measurement equipment minimising non-measurement tasks. Key Accountabilities: Locate and Transport Checking Fixtures to and from the CMM/WLS areas. Keep measurement sample racks tidy and in an orderly fashion. Present parts required for measurement at the same time as the checking fixture. Carry out FLT/Reach truck activities requested by the CMM/WLS team. Loading and unloading of parts onto checking fixtures where MSA/Capability studies are required. Carry out 5S activities in line with CMM/WLS function requirements. Assist the team in any duties identified that will maximise measurement throughput. Key Experiences and Qualifications: Fork Lift Truck Counterbalance License Reach Truck License Overhead Crane License Desirable Skills and Experience Required: Computer skills, Microsoft Office experience 5S experience Organisational Skills Engineering background Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon. If you want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the CMM Assistant role, please contact Georgia Silk at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384 446 147.

Contract / Telford, Shropshire

IT Information Security Specialist

CONTRACTRECRUITMENT Our client, a global engineering company is looking for an Information Security Specialist to provide support for a busy IT team on a 6-9 month contract basis. This department provides all of the IT technical support to TMETC staff engaged in R&D work covering offices based at IARC bldg. Warwick University, Coventry & HPL Prototypes, Allesley, Coventry. Successful candidate will be responsible for implementing ISO27001 based security controls within the organization. The job will involve close coordination with the corporate IT to rollout the mutually agreed processes and procedures. Candidate will be required to take the full ownership of the implementation, work with IT team and put all the required policies/processes/controls in place. Set up required review/meeting cadence and work towards generating the required artefacts to satisfy the audit process. The work will also involve in depth documentation and end use training during implementation. The candidate will also be the part of team facing both internal and external audit. Main Duties: The objective of the role is to prepare the organization's compliance towards ISO 27001 Info Security standard The candidate also needs to ensure the company complies with relevant legislation, regulations and codes of practice in all matters relating to security. Ensure that data security policies are documented, implemented, enforced, monitored and complied with and to ensure the company embraces a culture of Information Security. Develop and ensure data security procedures are approved that provide the more detailed steps that service areas need to adhere to in order to implement that data security policies. Ensure that regular risk assessments are completed in departments and the results are recorded. Assist in taking timely action resulting from any risk assessment recommendations. The candidate needs to work closely with the Corporate Information Security team and align the processes/procedures accordingly. Put a detailed meeting cadence to support the audit / review process. Prepare a detailed end user help document along with a short ready reckoner. End user training Handhold System, network admins and IT support desk to get the policies implemented. Experience Required: ISO 27001 standards experience and application. CISSP, CISM, CISA, CIPP or similar security or privacy qualification. Information Security Policies and Processes and procedures. Security Auditing skills and experience. GDPR, GAPP Data Protection knowledge. Ability to lead implementation Education Required: Degree qualified or similar qualification in information management or computer science. If you are interested in this exciting contract in an industry-leading and purpose-built facility, then please apply now.

Permanent / Coventry, West Midlands

Customer Oriented Engineer

Customer Oriented Engineer - R00001499 Cranfield, Bedford Automotive A Customer Oriented Engineer is required with experience of data analysis. This company based in Cranfield requires a Customer Oriented Engineer with understanding of future technologies within the automotive industry for a new contract role. As a Customer Oriented Engineer you will be required to: Identify European unique customer scenes. Establish detailed European customer requirements for future automotive systems / technologies. Analyse European automotive market and customers to identify unmet needs and help develop potential solutions. Propose / Set performance targets for future systems through static and dynamic benchmarking & customer clinics. Make accurate and clear feedback to the Design & Test departments to ensure the European requirements are clearly understood, so that suitable solutions can be developed / engineered. Analyse customer surveys / market data to confirm performance of competitor models & technologies. Identify areas of improvement and understand customer requirements to feed into future models. Evaluate technologies / features during the Advanced Development phase to confirm their suitability for the European market. Analyse current market trends, and predicting future trends in the automotive industry. The Customer Oriented Engineer should have the following skills or experience: Degree level education. Customer focused, with an understanding of the European automotive market / environment. Experience in preparing simple and concise reports, and delivering clear presentations to a wider audience, using suitable facts and data. Experience of data analysis. Self-motivated with a proven ability in researching and proposing future requirements / solutions. Able to respond to changing demands speedily. Strong communication and interpersonal skills for communicating across all regions of the business, in Europe, UK and Japan. Ideally have vehicle engineering experience. An in depth knowledge of mainstream competitor vehicles and an understanding of future technologies coming to the automotive industry (E.g. Autonomous Drive, User Experience) is preferable. If you have any questions about the Customer Oriented Engineer role or would like to apply, please contact Tina Field at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01268 889259. Unfortunately candidates requiring visa sponsorship CANNOT be considered for this role. To apply you MUST have either an EU/UK passport or a Visa that does not require sponsorship

Contract / Bedford, Bedfordshire

Test Engineer - Contract

Test Engineer Long term contract role Cambridge Hourly rate negotiable Our customer is a world leader in the optical and opto-electronic industry. They offer a wide spectrum of high-quality products for the semiconductor, opto-electronic technology, life sciences, health care, eye care and industrial solutions. 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. Duties of the Test Engineer: · 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. Skills and experience required for the Test Engineer role: · 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. Applications: We are immediately sourcing suitable candidates for this role. If you are interested please apply with your CV and covering letter, along with confirmation of your current notice period and salary expectations. Shortlisted candidates will be contacted prior to submission with further details. However, should you wish to discuss your application first hand, please contact Justin Wainwright on 01268 889267 or 07711 156281

Contract / Cambridge, Cambridgeshire

Heat Treatment Technician

Heat Treatment Technician £/hr Competitive plus benefits Thatcham Motorsport A Heat Treatment Technician is required that can demonstrate a knowledge of using atmospheric and vacuum heat treatment equipment, techniques and operating procedures working with a range of metals, particularly steel. Candidates with hands on experience of undertaking processes such as: case hardening, tempering and stress relieving would be well received. Due to increased workloads this company, an award-winning transmission technology specialist based in Thatcham, requires a proactive Heat Treatment Technician to undertake heat treatment to high levels of quality and to production schedules. The Heat Treatment Technician should have the following skills or experience: Demonstrable knowledge of atmospheric and vacuum heat treatment equipment, techniques and operating procedures Material coupon preparation, micro-section and hardness checking as well as operating procedures and effective jigging techniques Working with furnaces and other machinery, you will need to be aware of health and safety practices and procedures Working with other departments you will be required to advise Production Engineers on any tooling, jigs and fixtures you require, so good communication skills are a must This is an excellent opportunity for anyone with heat treatment experience to develop your career. In return for your experience, this Thatcham based transmission technology specialist will offer you: £/hr Competitive Pension Private Health Care Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon. If you have experience as a Heat Treatment Technician and you want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the Heat Treatment Technician role, please contact Paul Branton at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01268 455525

Permanent / Thatcham, Berkshire

Project Engineer

Project Engineer - Avionics Systems Salary: Competitive Location: Wimborne Our client, a leading aerospace manufacturer of innovative safety-critical control systems, requires a Project Engineer for to drive their Avionics work packages. Applications from Project and Systems Engineers with qualifications in avionics or electronics engineering will be particularly well received. Key Responsibilities of the Project Engineer will include: Managing all aspects of the systems integration activities throughout their life cycle Preparing technical estimates for non-recurring costs Coordinating cross functional teams Liaising with internal and external customers Preparing and presenting technical design reviews Key Skills and Experience required for the Project Engineer: BEng in Electronic/Avionics Engineering Knowledge of Avionics Experience of working to recognised military standards Excellent communication skills Strong commercial awareness We anticipate that demand for this exciting opportunity will be high, so please apply today or contact Sarah Davies on 01384 446 143 for further information.

Permanent / Wimborne, Dorset

Health, Safety & Environment Officer

Health, Safety and Environment Officer Salary - Competitive Location - Camberley Our client, a leading manufacturer of aerospace equipment and systems for commercial, regional and business aircraft, requires a Health, Safety and Environment Officer to support the implementation of group HSE strategy at site level. The HSE Officer will ensure group standards are achieved and maintained. Key Responsibilities of the HSE Officer will include: Leading the identification and appropriate mitigation of risks at site Implementing effective management systems and standards for health, safety and environment to the reduce the risk of safety and environmental failings Local auditing and identifying corrective action programmes Controlling the site HSE budget Ensuring all staff receive appropriate training in health, safety and environment Leading/supporting any serious accident or incident investigations Awareness of new technologies, systems, tools and training packages and where they can be applied for the benefit of the site Key Skills and Experience required for the HSE Officer: Experience gained in a similar or related manufacturing environment Knowledge of ISO14001 and OHSAS18001 Knowledge of current tools and techniques in regards to reduction of risk of injuries, ill-health, property damage or pollution NEBOSH-qualified Experience of managing external relationships with enforcement agencies Safety and environment auditor trained We anticipate that demand for this opportunity will be high, so please apply today or contact Sarah Davies on 01384 446 143 for further details.

Permanent / Camberley, Surrey

EDS Developer / Engineer

EDS Developer / Engineer - Gothenburg, Sweden Electrical Distribution System (EDS) are responsible for developing the electrical distribution system, the wiring harness and the wiring harness components. EDS are responsible for several different harnesses, low, mid and high voltage. We are looking for Design/Lead Engineers who wants to join our agile teams and has experience from harness or component design. The Design/Lead Engineers are responsible for their wire harness designs from concept phase to the final product (build to print). They work closely with the suppliers, CAD engineers and manufacturing engineers. Daily responsibilities: * Review of EDS wiring harnesses * Review of wire harness packaging * Keep contact with suppliers and manufacturing engineers regarding updates and changes * Responsible for handle and determine possible redesigns to solve issues found in testing and manufacturing * Responsible for handling design related quality issues * Responsible for ÄO Required: * University Degree in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering, or equivalent experience * Well versed in Volvo Cars product development process * Experience from the wire harness manufacturing process * Fluent in English (written and spoken) Meritorious: * EDS work experience * KDP experience * Teamcenter experience * CATIA V5 experience To apply for this role please contact Rachel Meacham.

Contract / Gothenburg, Sweden

EDS Engineer

A EDS Engineer is required to work for a specialist harness manufacturer who are the market leader in Europe and one of the world's premier providers of standardized and customer-specific wiring systems for the automotive industry. Reporting to the Engineering Project Leader this varied role will include EDS design and drawing creation, technical problem solving and change tracking as well as customer facing activities including launch and build support. Specifically, this will include: Responsibility for developing the engineering design of the electrical distribution system from project start to vehicle launch/SOP Responsibility for the design of wiring harnesses, including the co-ordination of mechanical and electrical design data (i.e. bringing together 3D modelling data and electrical circuits data) Supporting the development and integration of associated components into the harness design (e.g. adding brackets, formers, and grommets). Responsibility for design validation and customer specifications. Responsible for the release of harness designs to agreed project timing Supporting design validation (DVP) an internal best practice, especially with regards to design for manufacture and quality assurance Support manufacturing during early design phases and ramp-up (including direct support at overseas manufacturing sites) Support vehicle manufacturing during prototype and pre-production build phases (including support at customer build sites) Analyse and resolve technical issues, including reporting into customer based systems Support product optimisation activities (TVM, VA/VE) Your Profile: Essential Educated to HND/degree level, in a relevant engineering discipline (e.g. Elec/Auto/Mech) Demonstrable understanding of electrical principles, and vehicle electrical systems Experience in a vehicle manufacturing environment, preferably in a design support role Knowledge of harness manufacturing processes and best practice in 'design for manufacture' Prepared to travel to Customer and Supplier sites worldwide Desirable Experienced with Mentor graphics design tools (Cap-H, or Harness XC preferred) Demonstrable understanding of technical/engineering documentation (e.g. circuit diagrams and harness drawings) Excellent communication and negotiation skills Key Skills and Qualifications CAD tool understanding - Vesys / CATIA V5/V6 DFMEA practical experience / knowledge of. Electrical harness engineering background AIMS, ECR's & Release process Quality tools such as APQP, DFMEA, 8D Cost understanding Ability to read and use engineering specifications & drawings Certified to use CATIA V5/ V6 Certified to use Electrical Work Bench Trained and Certified to utilize Team Centre (TCe) To apply for this position please contact Rachel Meacham.

Permanent / Wiltshire, England

Team Leader

A Team Leader is required to work for a specialist harness manufacturer who are the market leader in Europe and one of the world's premier providers of standardized and customer-specific wiring systems for the automotive industry. As Team Leader, your duties will include: Managing a team of 3D or EDS Engineers to design SDS compliant EDS designs in compliance with best practice and legal requirements Ensure the Design Team work within the SOW Ensuring that the team is engaged with the Plant and PPE to ensure full consideration to DFM requirements Interfacing with the customer to ensure project deliverables are met (Virtual Series, Builds, AIMS, ECR's, DVP) in accordance with the customer Vehicle Programme Plan. Responsible for engineering deliverables in accordance with the Project Timing Plan Seeking out and resolving issues in an efficient and effective manner to control and minimise risk Target setting in partnership with the team to maintain project performance and quality standards Operating in an APQP environment Developing and maintaining DFMEA's Candidate Requirements Essential Ideally educated to degree level or equivalent, in a relevant discipline Management level Customer facing experience Experience in the development of Vehicle EDS Systems Prepared to travel both within the UK and overseas To apply for this position please contact Rachel Meacham.

Permanent / Wiltshire, England

Lead EDS Engineer

Lead EDS Engineer - Gaydon This is a fantastic opportunity for a Lead EDS Design Engineer. The successful Lead EDS Engineer will be working for a specialist harness manufacturer who are the market leader in Europe and one of the world's premier providers of standardized and customer-specific wiring systems for the automotive industry. You will receive all the benefits of a top employer committed to further development, and product innovation. What you will do As Lead EDS Engineer; Support the project team leader to ensure technical deliverables are achieved Technical lead for an assigned project, including giving overall technical direction to a small team of EDS engineers Ensure that technical direction, and delivered products are compliant with customer (SDS) and internal design standards Responsible for the validation and robustness of the delivered harness designs, including support for DVP reporting Ensure that technical direction is optimised for internal best practice, especially with regards to DFM and quality assurance Co-ordinate support for manufacturing Lead customer facing technical reviews, including presenting proposals, and negotiating preferred design solutions What you will need As Lead EDS Engineer; Demonstrable understanding of technical / engineering documentation (e.g. circuit diagrams and harness drawings. Educated to HND/degree level, in a relevant engineering discipline Demonstrable understanding of electrical principles, and vehicle electrical systems Ability to organise multiple workstreams and achieve parallel deliverables Excellent communication & negotiation skills Experience in a vehicle manufacturing environment, preferably in a design support role Knowledge of harness manufacturing processes and best practice in 'design for manufacture' Prepared to travel to Customer and Supplier sites worldwide What you will get As Lead EDS Engineer; A very competitive salary & benefits including annual bonus, pension & healthcare The opportunity to work on a range of fast moving and challenging projects Professional development in EDS & Management training, higher qualification support Career progression Early finish on Friday To apply for this role please contact Rachel Meacham.

Permanent / Gaydon, Warwickshire

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