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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.

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Manufacturing Engineer

A global manufacturer of precision machined components based in Leicester requires an experienced Manufacturing Engineer on a 12 month contract basis. The role will project manage the transfer of a production line to a lower cost country. The product is a high precision machined component supplied into an aerospace OEM. Experience desired: Manufacturing Engineering experience Project management knowledge Aerospace background Ideally experience transferring production to another manufacturing site Ideally high precision machining knowledge Writing SOP's Problem solving Understanding of inspection processes Understanding engineering drawings Lean manufacturing knowledge The role will require some travel typically one week away in four through to two weeks in four at key points in the programme. Please apply as soon as possible to be considered for this urgent Manufacturing Engineering role.

Permanent / Leicester, Leicestershire

Service Engineer - Instrumentation

Service Engineer - Instrumentation - Near Milton Keynes (UK travel) - £26k-£30k + car + bonus A Service Engineer is required to join a globally recognised brand in the manufacture and supply of precision instrumentation equipment. This role will involve UK travel As the Service Engineer your responsibilities will include; Install equipment to manufacturer's specification. Keep up to date with the latest service bulletins and training Training customers on correct operation procedures after installation. Repair systems in-house and at customer sites. Resolve customer issues either by phone or on-site visit. As the Service Engineer you will require the following skills and experiences; 5 year's experience in a similar multi-discipline service role Preferable experience of instrumentation servicing and calibration Electrical mechanics or software diagnostics experience Proven experience of problem solving. Full training will be provided. If you are interested in this exciting opportunity please click on the link to apply

Permanent / Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire

Area Sales Manager - Instrumentation

Area Sales Manager - £30,000 to £40,000 + car + £10k OTE - West Midlands & M5 corridor An Area Sales Manager is required to join a well established manufacturer and supplier of precision instrumentation equipment. Territory is the West Midlands and the M5 corridor. Ideal Location - Birmingham or M5 Corridor as far south as Bristol. As the Area Sales Manager your responsibilities will include; Sales development of larger clients Proactively hunts for new clients First line technical sales support Execution of the given top level strategy in the targeted territories Product recommendation for the extension of existing applications and recommendation for developing new applications for the potential markets As the Area Sales Manager you will require the following skills and experiences; Experience of technical engineering sales Personally driven to succeed Tactical planning Hunter sales attitude Ability to work at all levels of a business If you are interested in this exciting new opportunity please click on the link to apply.

Permanent / Birmingham, West Midlands

Goods Inward & Product Inspector

A Goods Inward Inspector is required for an established manufacturer of electronics within the aerospace and defence industries. The successful candidate will be joining to assist in the quality control department of this successful electronics manufacturer. The role of Goods Inward Inspector will include: Inspection and validation of products from a variety of suppliers. Record supplier performance and KPI data. Follow drawing and diagrams and ensure component build standards are met. Pick stored components and provide correct parts are provided to the shop floor. The suitable candidate for this Goods Inward Inspector position will need to possess the following experience: have experience working in an electronics manufacturing company, ideally a safety critical of high integrity background such as aerospace, nuclear or defence. Understanding of PCB and circuitry with the ability to read technical drawings and use measuring equipment. Production or assembly experience . Good communication skills. This is an excellent opportunity for someone with a good knowledge of goods inward or product inspection to develop your career. In return for your experience, this Gloucester based company will offer you: A competitive salary. Excellent non-standard pension scheme. Early finish on a Friday If you have the required inspection experience and looking for a position where you have autonomy working within a very reputable and highly technical manufacturing company then please click on the link to apply or contact Tom Duckett at Jonathan Lee Recruitment.

Permanent / Gloucester, Gloucestershire

Commodity Business Engineer - 35306

Commodity Business Engineer - 35306 Whitley, Coventry 12 month contract Paying up to £22.40 per hour ltd/umbrella An opportunity has arisen for a Commodity Business Engineer to provide support to a growing and busy department for a period of circa 12 months. The role is temporary and paying up to £22.40 per hour. What you will be doing: Supporting significant cost reduction workstreams Managing the commercial cost gap closure process and developing and championing the use of cost data Facilitate the commercial gap closure process Manage the power train material cost reduction tracker and prepare and lead weekly idea generation meetings with senior management Project manage commodity teams within purchase, engineering and cost estimating functions, to help manage existing projects and generate new opportunities through the organisation and promotion of various value management activities Lead and project manage cross functional teams to develop and deliver commodity business plans Manage delivery of the annual process in line with business requirements Compile data and presentation material for reviews Facilitate supplier based workshops, bench-marking and internal consultation to generate cost and revenue opportunities Represent the department within reviews focused on commodity costs Candidate profile: Degree qualified Experience of project administration General knowledge of cost reduction initiatives Excellent communication and presentation skills Ability to build relationships Experience in the use of Microsoft Office, specifically Excel and Word The ideal candidate will have experience within the automotive sector or adjacent industries, e.g. rail, aerospace, defence or energy.

Contract / Gaydon, Warwickshire

Technical Buyer

An experienced Technical Buyer is required for our client, a leading precision engineering company based in Gloucestershire. The Technical Buyer will manage the purchasing of supplies, including raw materials and subcontract services. Key Responsibilities of the Technical Buyer: Negotiating pricing and delivery terms with suppliers Negotiation long term agreements with suppliers Expediting purchased goods to enable maximum efficiency of the production process Maintaining purchases within company budgets Managing procurement quotation requirements for the sales team Establishing strong relationships with suppliers and building a clear understanding of their capabilities Ensuring orders are appropriately authorised and all technical requirements are met Key Skills and Experience required for the Technical Buyer: A comprehensive knowledge of scheduling Project and customer management Able to understand and analyse data Understanding of Profit and Loss accounts Excellent communication skills This is a fantastic opportunity for a motivated Buyer with a background in manufacturing. Please apply today, or contact Sarah Davies on 01384 446 143 for further information.

Permanent / Gloucester, Gloucestershire

Lead Engine Test Engineer

Lead Engine Test Engineer £Competitive plus pension Croydon A Lead Test Engineer is required to join the team who are responsible for development and validation of company technology using in-house engine system test facilities. As a Lead Test Engineer you will be required to: Perform engine and system tests in the most effective way from the creation of appropriate processes and procedures to confirmation the systems meet the applicable specification. Failure analysis and concern reporting - test bed and rig. Calibration of test bed instrumentation including procedures, scheduling and tracking. Developing the required engineering processes to facilitate team operations. Specification of new test rig hardware - engine and component level. Ensure compliance to all verification and testing procedures and policies of the product development scope. Interpret results of tests based on dials and digital displays to compare with customer specifications. Day to day team management. The Lead Test Engineer should have the following skills or experience: A background working in an engineering test bed environment with experience in engine and system testing. Familiar with instrumentation, data acquisition systems and data management including calibration processes and documentation. Building and maintaining test rigs and related test systems. Experience of reciprocating piston engines, cryogenic systems, refrigeration or air conditioning or thermodynamics would be an advantage. A genuine interest in powertrain engineering and testing. Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon. If you have experience as a Test Engineer and you want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the Test Engineer role, please contact Shannon Wade at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01268 889262

Permanent / Croydon, Surrey

Business Improvement Manager

Business Transformation Manager Automotive Coventry To £70,500 + package Are you interested in joining a respected global brand and playing an integral role in the establishment of an internal Robotic Process Automation Centre of Excellence, working on large scale business improvement projects delivering sustainable realisable business benefit through tangible improvement in time, cost and quality? Whilst working on a variety of change projects across functions and utilising DMAIC data-driven improvement cycles you'll address mandatory and business continuity challenges and introduce game changing ways of working, ensuring compliance with legislative and regulatory requirements and supporting Functional key enablers including systems, data, procedures and performance management. Using appropriate Process and Data Analytics to understand business problems, you will scope and develop tailored solutions which will ensure improvements in efficiency, effectiveness, and quality. Utilising the appropriate Lean, Six Sigma and Analytics tools you will ensure a high quality output, manage the entire lifecycle whilst maintaining a customer focused approach throughout. Continually pushing the boundaries of innovation and redefining the benchmark for excellence, you'll be part of setting the standards others want to follow. In addition to being a proven Lean thinker and a qualified Six Sigma Black Belt with a wealth of experience in implementing and manging change improvements within a commercial office environment, the successful Business Transformation Manager will offer; Excellent experience in the application of these Lean/Six Sigma tools with in a service environment. The ability to identify, shape and deliver a roadmap of process transformation activities will also be required. Proven experience of Data Analytics and Robotic Process Automation will be an advantage, especially a knowledge of Blue Prism. Demonstrable strong stakeholder management skills and business acumen. A great deal of personal initiative and a strong desire to succeed will be expected. The Six Sigma Black Belt Business Transformation Manager will work on projects from end to end delivery and will work on developing Green Belt training programmes for the organisation. If keen to learn more please don't hesitate to call Grant Nisbet for more detail.

Permanent / Coventry, West Midlands

Business Development Manager

Business Development Manager Automotive Northampton £50,000 + car allowance, phc, life cover, pension Are you an experienced Tier 1 Business Development/Account Manager familiar with the demands of the OEMs? Are you looking to join a top 3 supplier who allow you to grow with every challenge? Join a business that employees over 75,000 people across 170 global locations turning over more than $11billion? Then this could be the role for you…… An opportunity is available for an experienced Business Development Manager to join the team in Northampton. Working closely with the Sales Director, the BDM will help drive sales across the globe althought the primary focus will be on account development here in the UK in line with business strategy. The Business Development Manager will identify opportunities, promoting the products and services with (UK) customers and obtain request for quote (RFQ). Primary focus will be on developing existing accounts ensuring they are at their full potential, monitoring and reporting on client satisfaction and project feedback About you An experienced Business Development Manager or Account Manager from a Tier 1 or Tier 2 Degree in related Engineering discipline Excellent communication skills Proven sales and negotiation skills are essential Someone who works well in cross functional teams Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon. If you are an experienced Business Development Manager or Account Manager from a Tier 1 supplier and you want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the role, please contact Scott Williams at Jonathan Lee Recruitment PSC17

Permanent / Northampton, Northamptonshire

Chassis CAD Design Engineer (SVO) - 35229

Chassis CAD Design Engineer - 35229 - up to £26.90/hr - Special Vehicle Operations Location - Gaydon, Warwickshire Skills Required: 3 KEY SKILLS REQUIRED Previous Chassis Systems Experience: Wheels/Tyres/Braking Systems Including Cooling/Suspension Systems Including tunables - Springs/Spring Aids/Dampers/ARBs/Bushes - Powertrain - Exhaust system detail or layout Proven Catia V5 Experience with TCE Good communication skills Experience Required: VisMockup trained / experience Computer Literacy i.e. Office, Word, Excel, Power Point Initiative Basic IT Skills. GD&T (General Dimensioning & Tolerances) Knowledge / experience of vehicle packages Basic knowledge of manufacturing processes i.e. pressing, moulding, extrusionTCe trained Catia V5 surfacing trained / knowledge (V5 trained at JLR if not will have to take the Catia V5 competence test (minimum V5 or similar) experience 3 years) Good level of Catia V5 Draughting experience Some form of motor sport experience preferred. Education Required: Minimum HND/HNC with significant experience. To apply for this position please contact Rachel Meacham.

Contract / Gaydon, Warwickshire

Site/Project Manager

Site/Project Manager Location: Wolverhampton Industry/ Sector: Automation/Automotive Assembly Lines A Site/Project Manager is required with knowledge and expertise of automated assembly lines and robotic systems. Candidates with experience of the automotive industry within Powertrain would be well received. My client has established a strong reputation in the global automotive marketplace. The successful candidate will manage the key Assembly projects of the business and work closely with the customer to ensure project success and maintain the company's strong reputation. As a Site/Project Manager you will be required to: Ensure that received enquiries are within the capabilities of the company. Issue of RFQ's to specialist companies and the subsequent review of received quotations for suitability. Preparation of technical quotations and cost estimates for changes or enhancements to machinery/equipment and to liaise with Engineering Departments for technical suitability. Contract review activities. Release of received orders into the Engineering and Project Departments of the company. Preparation of Project Technical Specifications. Preparation of Project Timing plans in Microsoft Projects or Excel. Budget control and reporting to company Senior Management. Chairmanship of frequent Project Meetings and attendance at company progress meetings. Supervision of the assembled installation team and close liaison with the Commissioning Engineer. Collation and issue of CE certification in accordance with the Machinery Directives. The Site/Project Manager should have the following skills or experience: Excellent project management skills Good understanding of mechanical and pneumatic systems, ideally in an automotive assembly environment Knowledge of special purpose design with a knowledge of the latest standards. Deadline driven and able to work to immovable deadlines. Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon. If you have excellent knowledge of project management and Powertrain special purpose machinery and you want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the Site/Project Manager role, please contact Ed Smith at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384 446133 or email .

Permanent / Wolverhampton, West Midlands

MRP Lead

Job Summary The post holder will be responsible for delivering excellent Materials / Manufacturing Resource Planning services as a core member of the Supply Chain team. In this role you will: Design, develop and document MRP processes and procedures. Design, configure and implement the (currently dormant) MRP functionality of companies ERP system (MS Dynamics) in conjunction with the IT team. Deliver comprehensive MRP process and system training to appropriate teams (e.g. designers, engineers, planners, buyers, partners, suppliers). Work closely with Design teams to understand their design outputs, products and Bills of Materials (BOMS). Work closely with Build teams to produce routings/work-orders/production plans with manufacturing instructions and process instructions. Work closely with Procurement team to ensure supplier lead times and other key supplier parameters within the BOMs are comprehensive and up to date. Work with Sales team to ensure customer demand is understood and sales forecasts are fully integrated into the MRP process. Develop and maintain / partner /supplier MRP schedules and work with teams to identify supply chain risks, constraints, solutions and improvement opportunities. Support New Product Introduction and Engineering Change Control processes. Person Specification The ideal candidate will have: Significant professional experience of carrying out Materials / Manufacturing Resource Planning (MRP) activities within a high complexity, fast moving industrial and/or manufacturing environment. A proven track record in implementing new MRP systems within a manufacturing environment. An excellent understanding of the MRP processes within ERP systems - including hands-on experience of producing and running MRP schedules (general ERP / MRP experience is required for this role, experience with MS Dynamics will be considered useful but not essential). Extensive experience of working with business users, supply chain teams and suppliers. The ability to work with and across multiple teams to deliver results. The ability to deliver effective MRP training in order to support the professional development of others and to build 's MRP capability. The ability to multi-task, work and complete tasks effectively under minimal supervision, tight time constraints, and periodic high volume circumstances. The ability to thrive in a fast-growing and rapidly changing work environment. The ability to drive continuous improvement initiatives. Excellent communication skills. Excellent problem-solving skills. Excellent cross-functional team working skills. Excellent persuading and influencing skills. Intermediate/Advanced Level of Microsoft, Excel, Word, Visual Basic. Salary is commensurate with skills and experience.

Permanent / Croydon, Surrey

Lead Engineer (Body Engineering) - 35246

Lead Engineer (Body Engineering) - 35246 - up to £25.45/hr Location: Gaydon, Warwickshire This position presents an exciting opportunity to become part of a unique and evolving department within Body Engineering, developing advanced feature strategies and leading content delivery across many programs. In this role you will be exposed to a variety of components, systems, suppliers and cross PD functions, playing a key part in driving robustness and quality into the cabin systems team. Reporting to the departmental Group Leader and/or Programme Module Leader within Cabin area, the Lead Engineer will potentially work across all of the cabin commodities. Key Responsibilities: Lead definition & design activities from PS through to Job 1, managing the Module Business Teams and interfacing with engineering, purchase, programme team, marketing and manufacturing functions, plus tier 1 and tier 2 suppliers. Management of and liaise with other adjacent stakeholders and functions, including suppliers, to ensure system compatibility issues are resolved according to cost and time targets. Support system strategy development for components and features. Develop and maintain local processes and metrics. Delivery of the Body Engineering functional scorecard. Skills Required: 3 KEY SKILLS Project Management skills, delivery of project from concept to full production. Knowledge of component design principles including component production techniques such as injection and compression moulding Good communication & systems engineering skills approach to project development. Experience Required: Be capable of engineering complex parts and / or assemblies, with particular consideration of part to part interfaces and relationships, including CAE, DFM and DFA requirements. Able to demonstrate design flair and the ability to be able to engineer a range of solutions to a design problem. Experience of investigative tools and methods to resolve complex system issues Effective communicator and have strong organisational and numerical skills. To apply for this role please contact Kerry Duggan.

Contract / Gaydon, Warwickshire

Vehicle Integration Manager

We are currently seeking an experienced Vehicle Integration Manager for a role with an innovative company based in Surrey. Job Summary The post holder will be responsible for developing and delivering excellent Body Builder support services. In this role you will: Design, develop, implement and execute integration services.. This will require the following sub-activities to be delivered: Look at the current body builder support and provision of Truck Uplift services, prepare a gap analysis and implement learning points to improve Dearman's current service provision. Work closely with identified Body Builders to review and improve the general uplift, pipes and wires, commissioning and pass off processes. Design, develop, document and roll-out a Body Builer Certification programme. Use the Body Builder Certification programme to bring new identified Body Builders online for Dearman. The role holder will be responsible for rolling out the Body Builder Certification Programme across Europe, America and China. Design, develop, implement and execute FIELD MAINTENANCE services .This will require the following sub-activities to be delivered: Build a full field maintenance programme, including Technical programme development and Field Service Support. Support closely the Sales VPs in Europe, America and China to recruit Field Service Providers. Person Specification The ideal candidate will have: Significant professional experience of working with Body Builders. Extensive experience of working with body Builders, business users, supply chain teams and suppliers. The ability to work with and across multiple teams to deliver results. The ability to deliver effective Body Builder Support training. The ability to multi-task, work and complete tasks effectively under minimal ?supervision, tight time constraints, and periodic high volume circumstances. The ability to thrive in a fast-growing and rapidly changing work environment. The ability to drive continuous improvement initiatives. Excellent communication skills. Excellent problem-solving skills. Excellent cross-functional team working skills. Excellent persuading and influencing skills. Intermediate/Advanced Level of Microsoft, Excel, Word, Visual Basic. This is an excellent opportunity to work with a growing company with an innovative product. Salary is dependant on experience and knowledge.

Permanent / Croydon, Surrey

Build Engineer - 35312 / 35313

Build Engineer - 35312 / 35313 - up to £24.10/hr - Professional Location: Ryton, Rugby, Warwickshire Key Responsibilities: Act as the key interface for all VP build electrical resolution in EOL. Responsibility for ensuring IPT and Software download processes are validated and issues reported during VP build. Coordinate with Electrical Integration and VCATS in the development of an achievable software delivery, validation and download plan for each build. Work with the EDS team to ensure that there is a robust plan in place for EDS delivery and change control across all VP builds Provide technical leadership and coordinate training for the team of electricians within the department. Manage the day to day running of the End of Line area, responsible for vehicle throughput / ECCAR control and delivery of status reports. Lead cross functional teams during the vehicle build to root cause, manage and resolve all electrical software and hardware issues. Control Zone reporting process ensuring closure feedback is delivered by Build engineers. Develop common processes and practices across all product lines and build sites. Lead the development, testing and implementation of new tool and technologies within Prototype Assembly Lead the ongoing development and strategy of the Prototype Build and Planning processes with a focus on all electrical and electronic aspects of a vehicle build. Responsible for leading a team of Electrical Engineers including objective setting and reviews Skills Required: 3 KEY SKILLS: Excellent all round working knowledge of vehicle electrical systems. Significant experience in technical problem identification and resolution. They should be determined to achieve deadlines and be pro-active in anticipating and preventing any build stopping issues Able to demonstrate good project management experience and a track record of successful project delivery. They will also need to ensure that the quality of the product is not compromised by the ability to achieve the timing plan Experience Required: Experience of working directly with or within the Electrical COC to deliver software & hardware for vehicle builds. Knowledge of the entry and exit requirements for a VP build event. Self motivated, enthusiastic, pro-active, demonstrates initiative, with ability to work with minimum supervision. Experience in developing new processes and procedures to improve quality and delivery. Experience in raising and using AIMS. Flexibility to work across other sites as required. Able to demonstrate a good grasp of new technologies and their implementation. Self confident and able to represent Pilot Operations with integrity and credibility. Excellent communication skills, PC literate, especially MS office. Full driving Licence. To apply for this role please contact Rachel Meacham.

Contract / Rugby, Warwickshire

Purchasing Manager - Europe

Purchasing Manager - Europe Slough, Berkshire Manufacturing Permanent Salary c£50,000 - £55,000 negotiable The purpose of the Purchasing Manager role is to lead the purchasing and procurement departments for the company's two European locations. The duties for the Purchasing Manager - Europe role: Take responsibility for all regional direct and some indirect raw material categories. Take a strategic lead in developing and managing key regional supplier strategies and relationships in conjunction with internal stakeholders - Manufacturing, Production Planning, Quality Assurance, Technical and Finance. Negotiate and manage significant regional raw material contracts that include an emphasis on risk management, quality, service and continuous improvement. Lead, develop and manage the budgetary process for assigned categories and for the associated Purchase Price Variance (PPV). Communication with internal and external customers on raw material issues and major pricing variances to the operating plan. Ensure a consistent flow of raw materials to the sites to meet delivery commitments to customers for finished products. Drive process solutions and demonstrate strong Project Management skills. Supplier Relationship Management - (SRM) Skills and experience required for the Purchasing Manager - Europe role: Degree qualified in Business, Purchasing or Supply Chain. Demonstrated experience working in a similar Purchasing Manager role. A background working in the Manufacturing sector ideally in a packaging business. Strong knowledge and experience in commodity risk management. In depth understanding of ERP/MRP systems. Ability to analyse markets and financials of supply base and contract offers. Solid change management skills - an attitude and willingness to continuously improve on current processes. How to Apply To apply, please do so online, attaching a copy of your CV and details of your current remuneration. I can be contacted on my direct number for further information 01268 889267 - Justin Wainwright

Permanent / Slough, Berkshire

NGI Rework Engineer - 35289

Ref: 35289 Title: NGI Rework Engineer Salary Range: £19.50 Division: Vehicle Engineering Contract Position based at: Solihull Position Description: Working within the Electrical Electronic and Software Engineering -In Vehicle Infotainment HW team. Performing software updates on Infotainment Head Units, both on test rigs and in vehicles. Ensuring the correct software is downloaded to each part or vehicle. Creating thorough traceability documentation and metrics. Skills Required: 3 KEY SKILLS Experience of working in a production environment. Able to work flexible hours / shifts. A logical organised thinker, with an eye for detail and an ability to follow detailed work instructions. A full driving licence valid for the UK. Experience Required: Ability to deliver production targets over a sustained period of time Ability to deliver in a high pressure environment Must have a driving licence and be able to support re-flash activities at all facilities. Very good organisational skills Experience of using Linux in a test environment Must be able to present and manipulate data in Excel Experience Preferred: Knowledge of Linux based operating systems would be advantageous Fault finding microprocessor based systems to module level Knowledge of Infotainment commodities would be advantageous Knowledge of scripting languages Python Unix etc. Knowledge of test interfaces used for vehicle in Vehicles CAN OBD-2etc

Contract / Gaydon, Warwickshire

Engine Test Technician

Engine Test Technician Northampton £25,000 to £35,000 per annum Powertrain A number of opportunities have become available for Engine Test Technician's to join a company who specialises in the design, development, testing and production of internal combustion engines and provides a broad spectrum of engineering and manufacturing services across the globe. Our client offers excellent opportunities for growth and development, tailored specifically for you. They ensure this through regular meetings focused on feedback and a diverse training programs. They value outstanding performance and not only encourage you to reach your potential, but also offer performance-based pay and various benefit options for various stages of your career. The role will involve installing engines onto test dynamometers and carrying out a range of testing, providing high quality data to meet project requirements. The role will also involve testing and fitting work as requested on Rig & Test Request sheets. Required Skills: Qualifications - BTEC ONC in Mechanical Engineering or Automotive Engineering or equivalent Skills and Experience Relevant engine testing experience including engine dynamometers, a sound understanding of base engine operation and a working knowledge of engine management systems Some experience of emissions measurement / analysis Very good fitting skills and able to produce basic fabricated components Able to adjust engine parameters using the Engine Management System Good understanding of test data and able to diagnose if engine is out of parameters Basic electrical fault finding. Good computer skills Please contact James Tilley for more details.

Permanent / Northampton, Northamptonshire

Data Software Engineer - 35238

Ref: 35238 Title: Software Engineer Salary Range: £28.90 - 31.33/hr Division: Vehicle Engineering Contract Position based at: Gaydon Position Description: Role: Data Analyst - Application Lifecycle Engineer. This role is to ensure accurate and automated data-flow for large scale software development projects. The ALM engineer will be responsible for configuring and adapting existing project management tools to provide data reports and project information for senior management. This will be through the use of cloud based tools and infrastructure, such as JIRA (for issue management) and GIT (for source code). The engineer will be responsible for scripting the required software and configuring the tools to automatically obtain and present the live data. Skills Required: 3 KEY SKILLS Detailed knowledge of JIRA and GIT configuration (or equivalents). Expert Microsoft Excel skills for manipulation of data. Proficient ability to use python, Bash or other scripting and prototyping language. Experience Required: Proficient in a number of software version control systems and related tools. Ability to write scripts in Python, Perl or Bash to automate SW activities. Degree educated in Software Engineering or related subject preferred. Experience in working at all software development lifecycle stages. An expert user of Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint. Ability to present and communicate complex technical issues to a variety of audiences including senior management. Experience Preferred: Proficient in a number of implementation languages both procedural and object oriented. Demonstrated experience implementing infrastructure as code. Knowledge of automotive processes for component delivery advantageous. Experience in cloud based software build infrastructures. Additional Information: A passion for the automotive industry and the potential of automotive technology. A strong technical talent for configuration of large scale software systems. Comfortable challenging cross-functionally and at a variety of levels within the business. Ability to provide technical leadership to internal and external partners. A dynamic and determined individual, highly driven, committed and results-orientated with significant pace, energy and confidence. Able to combine a short term, pragmatic focus with strategic vision. Resilient and enthusiastic, an individual able to deliver results under pressure, whilst responding constructively to new ideas and inputs. Able to deliver quality and consistency in a complex, highly demanding environment with a range of expectations on what customer-focussed solutions might look like.

Permanent / Gaydon, Warwickshire

Management Accountant

A Management Accountant is required with knowledge of SAP and working in a rapidly changing business environment. Candidates with experience of the [example] industry would be well received. Due to significant ongoing growth, this company, a manufacturing company based in Tamworth requires an experienced Management Accountant with SAP experience for a 6 month contract. As a Management Accountant you will be required to: Provide support to the financial controller. Compile financial monthly reports. Ensure all financial deadlines are met. Assist accounts department in achieving Sarbanes Oxley compliance. The Management Accountant should have the following skills or experience: Recognized accountancy qualification or be working towards one. Proven track record in a management accountancy position, working at all levels in the organization to deliver results. Be proficient in the preparation and presentation of financial information to non-finance staff. This is an excellent opportunity for anyone with knowledge of SAP to develop your career. In return for your experience, this Tamworth-based manufacturing company will offer you an hourly rate as a limited contractor of circa £22 to 26 per hour depending on skills and experience. Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon. If you have knowledge of SAP and Sarbanes Oxley Compliance and you want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the Management Accountant role, please contact Claire Male at Jonathan Lee Recruitment 01384 446131.

Contract / Tamworth, Staffordshire

Powertrain Component Engineer - 34662

Job title: Powertrain Component Engineer Hourly Rate: £18.00 - £21.66ph Location: Whitley Powertrain A Component Engineer is required with knowledge of passenger car or commercial vehicle applications to support delivery. Candidates with experience in the Automotive industry would be well received. Due to expansion this company, a global OEM based in Whitley, requires a Component Engineer who has experience of gear and bearing system design and Housing/casing design on a contract basis. As a Component Engineer you will be required to: Support Electric Motor and EDU delivery activities for PHEV programmes. Assist with all mandated delivery activities and support the ongoing creation and introduction of relevant engineering standards. They should have the following skills or experience: Design, development & / or delivery experience of a technical nature within the automotive industry. Demonstrated ability in managing complex issues and situations, both internally and with external suppliers, within tight time constraints and delivery of quality results. Proven problem solving and root cause identification skills 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 Component Engineer role (34662) please contact Teresa Anderson at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384 446156.

Contract / Coventry, West Midlands

Quality Engineer

A permanent Quality Engineer is required for an aerospace manufacturer based in Birmingham. The successful applicant will be responsible for maintaining the quality system, continuous improvement of processes and supporting activities in the quality team. Responsibilities Product and process improvement activities. Investigating quality non-conformance and defects, providing written responses and improvement plans. FAiR (First Article Inspection Reports) for new and transition parts. Use quality problem solving tools like 8D, Ishikawa and 5 Whys. Engage in quality audits - both internal & supplier ensuring regulatory standards are maintained. Requirements: A good knowledge of ISO 9001 / AS9100 is essential. Experience in lean manufacturing techniques. Six Sigma Green belt accredited. Experienced working in a New Product Introduction environment. Knowledge and awareness of HSE from a Quality perspective. Experience with FAIR / PPAP Preference is given to candidates from an aerospace background with some level of security clearance. Interviews for the Quality Engineer will commence immediately with a view to starting as soon as possible. Please contact Tom Duckett at Jonathan Lee Recruitment for further information.

Permanent / Birmingham, West Midlands

Technical Analyst - 35302

Technical Analyst - 35302 Paying up to £17 per hour umbrella/ltd 12 month contract Gaydon, Warwickshire An opportunity has arisen for a Technical Analyst with experience of high level admin support to provide assistance to a growing and busy department for a period of circa 12 months. The role is temporary and paying up to £17 ltd co, per hour for the following skills and experience: What you will be doing: Liaising with China engineering personnel to agree engineering statement of works detailing key activities to be delivered in support of China programmes Running meetings, capturing minutes, raising product direction letters, validating engineering content and requirements Assessing resource and budgetary requirements, liaising with the legal departments, tax department as well as finance and accounting on a daily basis Candidate profile: Degree qualification Knowledge and experience of project coordination or business planning Strong analytical skills Excellent communication skills Attention to detail Flexibility and adaptability to meet demanding timescales Excellent MS Office skills (Intermediate to Advance user in Excel and Word)

Contract / Gaydon, Warwickshire

Lead Switch gear System Engineer - 35293

Job title: Lead Switchgear Systems Engineer Hourly Rate: £25.00- £28.68ph Location: Gaydon Electrical A Lead Switchgear Systems Engineer is required with knowledge of distribution system design and validation planing to support project delivery. Candidates with experience in the Automotive industry would be well received. Due to expansion this company, a global OEM based in Gaydon requires a Lead Switch-gear Systems Engineer with good understanding of the wider electrical systems and confident in the application of PCDS, DVP and Gateway disciplines on a contract basis. The Engineer should have the following skills or experience: Demonstrable technical delivery experience, hardware and software in the automotive industry. Good Project Management skills. Able to communicate confidently at all levels within the business and the supply base. 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 Electrical Systems Engineer role (35293) please contact Teresa Anderson at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384 446156.

Contract / Gaydon, Warwickshire

Operational Support Assistant

Operational Support Assistant - Gaydon - £14 per hour An Operational Support Assistant needed to support a key member of our Client's design studio. Responsibilities include: · Generating CVN's · Coordinating contractor rate increase meetings · Coordinating Chairman feedback session · Sorting packages of work invoices and trackers · Ensuring matrixes are kept up to date Key skills: · Must be proficient with numbers and Excel · Excellent organisational and communication skill set For more information, or to apply for the role, please contact Gemma Gregson at Jonathan Lee Design Services - . When applying please confirm your notice period and salary requirements, along with confirmation that you are able to work in the UK with no time limits or restrictions. JLDS

Contract / Warwickshire, England

Technical Author / Documentation Engineer

A Technical Author with hands on mechanical or electrical skills is required for an established consultancy business providing engineering support for electrical and mechanical equipment. Full training will be provided This isn't an out and out Technical Author role but it does require many skills associated with this type of role. My client is looking for an enthusiastic engineer (any level) with mechanical or electrical skills to fulfil the following requirements of this Technical Author type position: Interpreting technical specifications and to provide a written report outlining changes needed to ensure compliance. Testing electrical and mechanical products to ensure conformity using the latest test equipment (full training will be provided). Visit customers to look at electro-mechanical equipment and provide on-site advice to ensure products meets the required specification. Take incoming calls and provide remote assistance to customers. Every aspect of the role will be comprehensively taught. The basic requirements needed for this role of Technical Author include: Good literacy skills Ability to extrapolate information from a written report or technical drawing. Mechanical or electrical engineering background is essential (time served or graduate) Technical qualification in Engineering such as City and Guilds, NVQ, HNC or HND is highly desirable. This is a fantastic role offering the successful candidate comprehensive training in electrical testing and industrial equipment compliance. You will have the freedom to forge the career you want from a range of technical and semi-commercial activities. If you have and engineering background and you are looking for a career opportunity with a hands on and customer facing role then please click on the link to apply for this Technical Author position.

Permanent / Henley-In-Arden, West Midlands

Project Manager (Connected Infotainment) - 35317

Project Manager (Connected Infotainment) - 35317 - up to £22.50/hr - Vehicle Engineering The Connected Technologies and Apps department has developed an innovative web application platform comprising an on-vehicle HTML5 framework and off-board server providing content and security. We are looking for a technical project manager to deliver new features from concept through to commercial launch. The Apps Project Manager - Connected Infotainment, is responsible for all deliverables in regard to the connected Infotainment development and delivery. This is primarily a Project Manager role, but good technical knowledge is required to manage the delivery. Specifically, overall ownership end-to-end of new feature delivery Understanding, managing and tracking the technical challenges and risks Day to day project management ensuring deliveries are on schedule Dependency Management, Risk Mitigation and Defect Management Ensures project documents (e.g. design and unit test specs) are complete, current, and appropriately stored. Rigs Supply management Liaising internally with feature owners to ensure dependencies for Connected Infotainment are available on time Skills Required: 3 KEY SKILLS Proven project management capability, demonstrable by recent successful delivery. Excellent communications skills, demonstrated ability to communicate at all levels, Experience working in mobile apps or web technology delivery Experience Required: Hands-on experience managing supplier facing projects Ability to be flexible, follow tight deadlines, independently organize and prioritise work Ability and availability to travel to supplier sites for face to face meetings, interacting with all levels in an organisation including executive management Ability to maintain composure, solve practical problems and successfully manage a variety of changing situations under stress and against tight deadlines Excellent verbal and written communication skills To apply for this role please contact Rachel Meacham.

Contract / Gaydon, Warwickshire

Senior Engineer (Engine Installation and Cooling)

Senior Engineer (Engine Installation and Cooling) Location - Peterlee, County Durham As a Senior Design Engineer in Engine Installing and Cooling you will partner with, and provide technical guidance to global teams in the development of current and new products. You will contribute to the planning and delivery of projects, continually learn and stay abreast of innovative technology, mentor and coach team members, broaden your professional network. Job Duties/Responsibilities may include, but are not limited to: Research, develop, and design machine concepts and layouts for Articulated Truck Engine Installation and Cooling. Lead projects, meet key dates in partnership with Engineering, multi-functional teams, global component and systems development teams, manufacturing, purchasing, suppliers, and logistics teams. A demonstrated ability to assemble and lead diverse teams, be accountable to deliver results on time. Continuously improve the product and department. Problem solve issues in current production and new programs by analysis and determination of underlying systems. Utilise and develop technical expertise, product knowledge to deliver programs using NPI process, have experience in, APQP, FMEA and Engineering Change workflow. Develop and lead innovation, efficiency improvement, manage cost and weight. Anticipates issues and takes appropriate action without being directed. Manage: priorities, design system tools, drawing release and Bill of Material. lead multiple projects simultaneously and to make sound priority decisions. Understand customer requirements and use that information to generate robust solutions/test plans to deliver customer value in a timely manner. Skills, Experience & Qualifications - You will have; All rounder - Senior Engineer with experience of heat exchange / cooling systems Extensive Design Engineer experience showing FEA experience and problem-solving capability. Experience showing expertise in component and system design. Bachelor's Degree in an Engineering discipline OR equivalent experience as a Design Engineer. Previous experience in CAD design packages Demonstrable experience of problem solving design issues for current and/or NPI projects Strong communication skills - oral and written complemented by the ability to develop/deliver technical presentations. The ability to work in a diverse team environment with peers, managers, suppliers, dealers, & customers. The ability to effectively develop and manage multiple complex project plans, from concept to production and be accountable to deliver results on time. The ability to work in - and enjoy working in - a dynamic environment; adapting to and driving positivity and change. Initiative - a self-starter that requires minimal supervision. Skills, Experience & Qualifications You may have; Extensive experience in Machine/Component Design, Analysis or Performance. Master Degree (or equivalent) in an accredited Engineering, Materials Science curriculum. Experience of Team Centre / Creo CAD. Demonstrated ability to assemble and lead diverse teams Relocation assistance is available for this position. Sponsorship will not be supported. For more information and to apply for this role please contact Rachel Meacham.

Permanent / Peterlee, County Durham

Instrumentation & Control Engineer

Instrumentation and Control Engineer - Northampton - £ Competitive DOE This is a great opportunity for a talented and ambitious Instrumentation and Control Engineer to work for a company renowned for delivering technologically innovative engineering solutions across industry sectors. You will provide high-level electronic and electrical engineering support to the Build and Test department. This will include specifying, designing, building, commissioning, maintaining, fault-finding, repairing and calibrating instrumentation and control systems. You will work at an Engineer or Senior Engineer level. As Instrumentation and Control Engineer - you will be required to Support users of the engine and vehicle test facilities Work with customers to understand their needs and provide appropriate solutions. Specify and design bespoke electrical/electronic instrumentation or control equipment from first principles Build, install, commission and produce engineering documentation for this equipment. Follow structured fault-analysis techniques by applying a wide and high level understanding of electronics. Maintain and repair instrumentation and control equipment, including liaising with suppliers. As Instrumentation and Control Engineer - you will have Knowledge and experience of control engineering principles, e.g. PID tuning Prolonged demonstrated experience working in a test facility environment, preferably Automotive. Ideally experience of a mainstream programming language, eg. C, C++, Java, CAN, Flexray, PSPICE, PCB design, electric drive systems and microcontrollers. Suitably qualified and experienced Instrumentation and Control Engineers should apply today by contacting Paul Robson at Jonathan Lee Recruitment.

Permanent / Northampton, Northamptonshire

Packaging / Freight Engineer - 34753

Packaging / Freight Engineer Solihull Paying up to £22 per hour ltd/umbrella A Packaging / Freight Engineer is required to provide support and aid delivery for a Solihull based automotive organisation. The Packaging / Freight Engineer role is a temporary assignment for 7 months and is paying up to £22 per hour for the following skills/experience: Support the planning, development and implementation of all pallet developments for all new models across all sites, liaising with pallet manufacturers to ensure robust deliveries coordinate the concept buy-off for new containers and liaise with the related MP and L, manufacturing, purchasing, h and s and quality areas as appropriate Support the input of data into packaging databases, producing metrics as required and maintain own suppliers` information Maintain the packaging manufacturing standards document Support management activities through development and monitoring of timing plans Support the Packaging Capital Budget for New model Help to develop standards documents/procedures within the department Drive the packaging strategy forward through benchmarking and research The ideal person will: Have a degree qualification or solid experience in this field Have an understand of supply chain for packaging Be able to communicate effectively at all levels both internally and externally Be able to work independently, manage priorities, identify issues and solutions using own initiative PC literate; Excel and Word If you have any questions about this role please contact Jessica Williams of Jonathan Lee Recruitment

Contract / Solihull, West Midlands

Purchasing Administrator - 34752

Purchasing Administrator (eCAR Gatekeeper) Paying up to £13.30 umbrella/ltd Gaydon 6 months contract initially Are you looking for an administration (purchasing) role with a large international automotive manufacturing company based in the West Midlands? An opportunity has arisen for an Administrator with experience of Purchasing to provide support to a growing and busy department for a period of circa 6 months. The role is temporary and paying up to £13.30 umbrella/ltd co, per hour. What you will be doing: Support the launch of new programmes Analyse supplier submitted capacity analysis reports Work in conjunction with key stakeholders Generate KPIs support new model governance Candidate profile: A background in data analysis Purchasing administration would be beneficial Supplier communication experience would be preferred Strong IT skills including Excel and Word Excellent communication skills both written and verbal Please do not hesitate in applying for this position, if you have any questions about this role please contact Jessica Williams of Jonathan Lee Recruitment

Contract / Gaydon, Warwickshire

Finance Analyst - 35261

Finance Analyst - 35261 Coventry Paying up to £22.80 per hour umbrella/ltd 5 month contract A Finance Analyst is required to provide support for a Coventry based luxury car manufacturing organisation. The Finance Analyst role is a temporary assignment for 5 months and is paying up to £22.80 per hour. What the role will involve: Working on fixed assets and associated reporting/recording in the financial accounts The ideal candidate will be: Degree qualified Qualified accountant preferred Highly articulate and have excellent communication skills Self-motivated and a self-starter A highly driven individual with a proactive approach Able to work with minimal supervision and under own initiative Flexibility to prioritise and handle multiple tasks with competing deadlines Results orientated with determination to get things done Strong analytical skills with an eye for detail

Contract / Coventry, West Midlands

General Buyer

An opportunity has arisen for a General Buyer to provide support to a growing and busy department. The General Buyer is required for a Warwickshire based luxury automotive manufacturing company for a period of 11 months for an hourly rate of up to £29 DOE. What you will be doing: Stakeholder engagement at many levels within the organisation and with external suppliers Responsible for organising a number of high value and complex commodities, with impact across several key functions of the business Responsible for enabling the purchase and supply chain of global production for specified projects through negotiated costs with suppliers and deliver class leading value to the business Candidate profile: Experience in Purchasing, ideally within automotive or an adjacent industry Highly self-motivated Enthusiastic Ideally CIPs or degree qualified Supplier/Stakeholder Management Proactive self-starter Strong analytical background MS Office skills Job reference number - 33794.

Contract / Warwickshire, England

Software Integration & Applications Engineer

Software Integration and Applications Engineer - Northampton - £Competitive DOE This is a great opportunity for a talented and ambitious Software Integration and Applications Engineer to work for a company renowned for delivering technologically innovative engineering solutions across industry sectors. Working within the Build and Test department, you will provide robust innovative software solutions at an Engineer or Senior Engineer level. As Software Integration and Applications Engineer - you will be required to Take the lead on technical improvement projects across the site providing best practice software related advice to others. Develop standalone software applications & utilities to facilitate efficiency improvement in day to day testing and data production & storage. Produce tailored applications to facilitate test cell automation, remote unmanned running and reliably transfer data to a centralised networked storage Investigate, support and resolve software related issues personally or by working with external suppliers. Support the specification, installation and commissioning of new equipment. Have responsibility for off-the-shelf software used on the test cell PC's. Define, develop & follow standards for code writing and test script writing. Work closely with the electronics based members of the I&C team to understand how the system hardware interacts with the system software. This is with a particular focus on being able to quickly identify if a problem is software or hardware based. As Software Integration and Applications Engineer - you will have Experience in automation control software and/or application development. Familiarity with the importance of modular code, validation and testing and comprehensive documentation. A proven record of software project management. The ability to think strategically and be business focused. Suitably qualified and experienced Software Integration and Application Engineers should apply today by contacting Paul Robson at Jonathan Lee Recruitment.

Permanent / Northampton, Northamptonshire

Technical Trainer - Process

Technical Trainer - Process Hertfordshire Manufacturing Permanent Salary negotiable. Working as a member of the learning and development team, the main purpose of the role is to deliver and support training on foundation knowledge and understanding of chemical processes. The Technical Trainer will ensure and monitor the delivery and assessment of high quality on the job training within operational areas. This all feeds into ensuring personnel are safe and competent to complete their jobs to the required standards. Key Responsibilities for the Technical Trainer - Process role. Design, create and deliver training on chemical reaction hazards with the support of the Process Safety Team. Design, create and deliver training to give operators a basic understanding of chemistry and metallurgy with the support of technical experts. Deliver 'train the trainer' training for those delivering on-the-job training in departments. Audit 'on-the-job' assessors to ensure a high quality of competency assessments is maintained. Skills and experience required for the Technical Trainer - Process role: A background working in a training role delivering training on industrial site processes. A degree or equivalent in Chemistry, Material Science Chemical Engineering or similar. Experience working in a high hazard industrial environment. Experience of assessment of competency. Solid communication, planning and organising skills. 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. Alternatively, please call Justin Wainwright directly on 01268 889267

Permanent / Royston, Hertfordshire

CAE Application Engineer - 35266

Ref: 35266 Title: Application Engineer CAE Division: P3O Contract Position based at: Gaydon Rate: Up to £35.60 per hour Position Description: The PLM programme team is responsible for all aspects of PLM toolset selection, implementation, use and support. The team is employed to replace a complex array of legacy systems inherited as part of the separation from Ford. The focus is to move Engineering Operations out of their current toolsets and move them into a PLM suite which will open opportunities for more efficient delivery of our vehicle programmes delivery great products faster to our customers. The CAE Team are responsible for delivering technical solutions across various work streams covering functional capabilities such as CAE Templated workflows, Simulation Processes, CAE Analysis for Analyst and Designer roles. This role will support the delivery of projects and their interdependencies in support of specific business strategies. Typically, this will involve the planning, co-ordination & delivery of specific projects within the PLM team. Skills Required: An understanding of CAE process requirements Experience with CAE tools Experience of process integration Experience Required: Experience of executing CAD or CAE activities within a PDM-managed environment Previous experience of PLM programmes and Project Management with track record of delivery Methodical detailed approach to work context Analytical skills to identify how one issue can impact on another and put in place the required interventions through support or from own knowledge base Ability to present complex data & issues to a varied audience Experience of Problem Resolution using structured approaches Have requirement gathering and testing skills, knowledge of verification and validation techniques and the ability to assess solution change requests Experience Preferred: Experience with specific CAE tools such as Hyperworks, ANSA, including automation of those tools, is desirable Experience of process integration with tools such as Isight is desirable Experience of Dassault Systemes SLM and/or Process Composer is desirable Experience working in the automotive industry in the Product Development domain would be desirable Experience of stakeholder management at all levels Commercially astute with an ability to understand the business function that this role supports Have the confidence to handle multiple tasks in a fast paced environment Education Required: Relevant Degree or equivalent experience preferred Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged soon. If you have knowledge of this area and you want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the CAE Application Engineer role, please contact Lois Weston at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384446119.

Contract / Gaydon, Warwickshire

Electrified Propulsion System Engineer - 33624

Electrified Propulsion System Engineer Up to £30.71 Gaydon Powertrain An Electrified Propulsion System Engineer is required to work for a leading automotive OEM. The position will be a long term contract role based in Gaydon, Warwickshire and frequent travel around the West Midlands. The System Engineer position will be based in the Electrified Propulsion System Design team within the Powertrain (PT) department. To apply for this position you should have some of the following: Strong experience of using IBM Rational suite of products, with particular emphasis on DOORS requirements management Strong experience of delivering complex system designs using systems engineering methodologies Proven experience in leading resolution and delivery of complex technical issues within project team environment Experience of complex system delivery Experience of systems engineering and/or complex system integration Strong communication, organisational and interpersonal skills Familiarity with Atego Artisan Studio software Experience of working with ISO26262 Functional Safety standards Experience in SysML / UML Please contact James Tilley for details.

Contract / Warwickshire, England

Quality Specialist

We are currently seeking a bright and enthusiastic Graduate Quality Engineer/Specialist for a new and exciting role with a world class production company based in Berkshire. The successful candidate will be pivotal in ensuring product quality is right first time, every time. The role will be working in a hands on, cross functional role. The Main elements of the role are: Training and capability building throughout our Operations teams The ideal candidate will champion all aspects of World Class Manufacturing on Site Some HSE and environmental management support will be required Ensuring compliance and continuous improvement of the site management system Small scale project management Act as the first point of quality and CI contact. Ensure quality issues are supported and resolved within manufacturing Support and analyse current methodologies to identify and implement improvements and ensure adherence to and creation of standardised work methods Carry out process audits and product sampling Develop standardised work methods and documents, inspection processes, reports, control plans and ensure compliance Respond to quality problems including CQ's and lead analysis of issues as well as problem solving initiatives to identify and correct root causes Ensure monitoring and measuring equipment and processes remain fit for function and well controlled Apply (& help others to apply) Lean tools to solve real production problems Experienced and Qualifications: Appropriate engineering or science qualification or prior experience within a technical or manufacturing industry in a quality focused role Experience in metrology and monitoring and measuring of product Exposure to world class manufacturing and lean principles A can do, pro-active attitude and a passion for continuous improvement Ability to deliver training at all levels Ideally a qualified internal auditor (ISO 9001, 14001 or OHSAS 18001) Analytical and problem solving skills IT literacy including Excel, Word to a proficient level An ambitious self-starter able to manage own workload and prioritise tasks effectively Good people and team working skills This is an excellent opportunity to work for a highly respected, world class Production organisation who are investing heavily. Salary is commensurate with experience and there are some excellent benefits for the right person. If you fit the spec, then please apply as soon as possible.

Permanent / Ascot, Berkshire

Technical Trainer - Equipment

Technical Trainer - Equipment Hertfordshire Manufacturing Permanent Salary negotiable. Working as a member of the learning and development team, the main purpose of the role is to deliver and support training on industrial equipment to ensure that personnel are safe and competent to complete their jobs to the required standard. Key Responsibilities for the Technical Trainer - Equipment role. Deliver training and assess competency on the use of all fork lift trucks across both sites including the recording of proof of competency and issue of access fobs & cards for the fork lifts. Deliver training and assess competency on a range of equipment and associated skills used across both sites. This includes overhead crane, electric pallet truck, breathing apparatus and Banksman. Deliver training on key maintenance processes including permit to work, LOTO and management of change. To support with the delivery of department specific training e.g. sourcing and organising technical specialist training for Engineering. Skills and experience required for the Technical Trainer - Equipment role: A background working in a training role delivering training on industrial site equipment. Relevant qualifications in training delivery, fork lift truck driving, breathing apparatus usage, overhead cranes and electric pallet trucks. Solid communication, planning and organising skills. 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. Alternatively, please call Justin Wainwright directly on 01268 889267

Permanent / Royston, Hertfordshire

Maintenance Team Leader - Automation Warehousing

A career development opportunity for a multi skilled maintenance engineers to join a market leading, multi-national company operating within the automated warehousing field at a household brand name's distribution centre in the West Yorkshire area. This Maintenance Supervisor job comes with a basic salary of £43,860/year including shift allowance, OT availability, industry leading training and career development opportunities as well as an excellent company pension scheme and employee benefits package. We hope to speak to suitably skilled and ambitious multi skilled maintenance engineering professionals as soon as possible. This job will require the following Key Skills and Responsibilities: The position requires a wide range of skills and responsibilities including: To support the Site Engineering manager in providing a highly available automation system and a first class site response to the customer, ensuring as far as reasonably practical a first time right policy. Involvement in meetings as and when required. Provide emergency breakdown and maintenance support on equipment and software issues on automated equipment. Controlling maintenance activities on site, speed of response and quality of repair and standards of work. To co-ordinate a team of site technicians and third party repair companies on their activities on site. Implementation of Site quality procedures, safety procedures, and any statutory procedures. Ensure that all spares issues are dealt with efficiently and rapidly. Ensuring the company equipment supplied is well cared for and is always in a presentable/usable/maintained condition. Provide flexibility and the best use of skills and capabilities of the maintenance team on site. We require the following Qualification's/Experience HNC/HND/ONC Apprenticeship/BTEC or City and Guilds in Electrical & Mechanical Engineering or equivalent. Knowledge and understanding in Control software at PC and PLC level Time-served experience in an Automated environment or similar Demonstrable experience in management or supervising teams Proven track record in service maintenance IOSH qualification in Health and Safety. Please note that this position will involve working on a Panama shift pattern. In return for your hard work and skills, we can offer the following: Starting salary of £43,860/year (including shift allowance) OT frequently available Up to 6% Pension contribution matched Excellent employee additional benefits package Industry leading training and career development opportunities both at home and abroad This is an exciting job opportunity for multi skilled maintenance engineering professionals to join a market leading automation systems provider with an array of career paths available both at home and abroad. You will have high aspirations for your career and will hopefully be looking to build a rewarding and ever developing skill set as a Team Leader within a company who genuinely are set up to train you and help you take your career as far as your own motivation and skill set allows. We can also offer an opportunity to become a specialist in all things automation over the course of your career in what is one the sectors of manufacturing that shows the most promise for industry growth in the coming generations and to in doing so surround yourself with like minded professionals every day. This will be supported by industry leading training and career development potential. If you would like more information please contact Colin Reeves on 01384 446121. Otherwise, 'apply' and 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 / Bradford, West Yorkshire

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