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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.

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Interiors Engineer

Interiors Engineer - R00021471 Cranfield, Bedford Automotive An Interiors Engineer is required with demonstrable experience working in an OEM or tier 1 supplier for interior plastic parts development. This company based in (location) requires an Interiors Engineer with experience of interior planning, layout and component design for a new contract role. As an Interiors Engineer you will be required to: Take responsibility for the development of automotive cockpit, console and interior plastic parts to meet cost, quality & delivery targets. Concept definition, layout & packaging, styling feedback. BOM management, cost management, component performance planning, component validation. Production preparation and quality achievement. Technical communication with project stakeholder, supplier and manufacturing. Performance, technology and cost benchmarking Interior performance planning for future vehicle interiors (Next Generation), and colour, gloss & grain management. The Interiors Engineer should have the following skills or experience: Must have demonstrable experience working in an OEM or tier 1 supplier for interior plastic parts development. Proven ability to deliver vehicle cabin system (i.e. doors, dashboard, and seating) project on time, on budget and quality. You will have expert knowledge of current & future interior parts, supplier performance and technologies. You will have demonstrable data analysis experience and the ability to co-relate performance to customer satisfaction, and co-relate cost to normalised cost drivers. You will have experience of interior planning, layout and component design. A proactive mind-set is a must, and you must be able to work in a cross-functional and data driven environment. If you have any questions about the Interiors 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

Asset Management Advisory Consultant

We are recruiting for an Asset Management Advisory Consultant - Water & Infrastructure for one of the world's most recognisable engineering consultancies. Based at their offices in Bristol you will be joining an established infrastructure advisory team to support their growing portfolio of work planning and delivering strategic advice to clients in the areas of resilience, business planning, infrastructure investment cases and asset management across the water and wider infrastructure sectors. As an Asset Management Advisory Consultant the key focus of this role will be to undertake advisory services on strategic and policy development, infrastructure investment and business case development, delivery of feasibility studies, operational improvement planning and delivery, asset management strategies and asset management ISO55000 accreditation. The main responsibilities for this role will include: Interpreting technical information into clear communications for a broad stakeholder group. Facilitate engagement with clients including interviewing, presentations, stakeholder consultation and building strong stakeholder and client relationships. Working with multi-disciplinary teams of varying sizes. Managing the delivery and output of projects, including project planning, programming and financial tracking and forecasting of projects. Scoping, planning and managing the delivery of client deliverables. Analysis and drawing insight from data to inform the development of strategies and plans. We are seeking applicants to hold a Water Management, Engineering, Scientific or related degree qualification, however this is not essential should you hold relevant industry experience and have a strong technical understanding in the water engineering field. Ideally we are seeking an individual from the water management sector, be a member of a relevant professional affiliation i.e. CIWEM, ICE or IEMA and someone that has operated to ISO55000 standards would be very well received. In return you will be working for one of the most respected engineering consultancies in the world that offer their staff continued career and professional development. They are offering a competitive salary with one of the best benefits packages in their sector, including annual bonuses, excellent pension scheme with matched/doubled contributions, health care plan, life assurance, 25 days holiday plus stats per year and more. If you would like to discuss this Asset Management Advisory Consultant role in more detail then please call 01384 397555 and ask for Les Hines or send an email and CV .

Permanent / Bristol, England

Quality Planning Engineer - R00019654

Quality Planning Engineer - R00019654 Cranfield, Bedford Automotive This company requires a Quality Planning Engineer to make and manage quality improvement plans based at their centre in Cranfield. As a Quality Planning Engineer you will be required to: Identify issues in the market - warranty claims, breakdowns, and dissatisfaction issues, and request action from design to resolve. Feed into new model development to prevent the same problems occurring, and track quality confirmation activity status The Quality Planning Engineer should have the following skills or experience: Good organisational skills - assimilating information, prioritising tasks, and tracking and chasing progress / status to a pre-agreed schedule / deadline. Attention to detail. Data gathering, processing and analysis experience (reasonably capable with Excel for charting, pivot table, sorting). Draw basic conclusions from data Ideally a good understanding of vehicle systems and terminology, e.g. would be able to separate a vehicle parts list into system groups - chassis, electrical, powertrain, body, trim, HVAC, by recognising part name - alternator, intake manifold, gas stay, drive shaft boot, AC compressor, etc. Good communication skill (from TO to DIR) - making clear requests for information and capturing feedback (e.g. coordinating status feedback meeting for manager / director update) Basic reporting skill - summary slide preparation and presentation / explanation Some problem solving / identification skill (basic logic / deduction based on gathered information would be ideal) If you have any questions about the Quality Planning 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

CNC Programmer

Offline CNC Programmer (Hypermill) Competitive permanent salary Nottingham Aerospace This is an immediate permanent start for an experienced CNC Programmer who can program with Hypermill (4/5 axis ideally but not a pre-requisite); it's working for a leading aerospace company who produce parts for global aerospace companies. We are looking for the following for the CNC Programmer role: Experienced programming using Hypermill working on low volume parts Relevant engineering qualifications and/or training Able to work from customer data and through the machining process (this role will not require you to prove out the part) Any capability with MasterCAM or Catia would be advantageous The CNC Programmer role is a key position for the company, hence why some experience in Hypermill is required; the company can offer the following for the CNC Programmer role: Good basic salary Benefits Day hours Training and development with other packages such as Catia/MasterCAM Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon. If you have knowledge of CNC Programming and Hypermill looking to build a working knowledge and you want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the CNC Programming role, please contact Ryan North at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384 446195.

Permanent / Nottingham, Nottinghamshire

Project Engineer

Project Engineer- Bridgnorth Our Client is a leading Engineering company at the global forefront of castings and precision machining development and innovation now partnering with a Multinational Civil Engineering Chinese Company. As a Project Engineer you will be responsible to: Lead internal projects to meet customer and company objectives Develop and document procedures and standards Support and preparation in the development of training materials of in house training of visiting customers Manage internal projects/product through the Company's New Product Introduction (NPI) process Communicate project/product progress and issues to internal key stakeholders, ensuring that any issues, constraints or divergence from the project plan are highlighted Communicate with the Prototype and Operations Teams to achieve satisfactory delivery of projects Cost analyse, including allocating costs to engineering, tooling and manufacturing, as required Create and maintain a 'knowledge base' for future projects Lead internal projects to meet customer and company objectives Develop and document procedures and standards Support and preparation in the development of training materials of in house training of visiting customers Manage internal projects/product through the Company's New Product Introduction (NPI) process Communicate project/product progress and issues to internal key stakeholders, ensuring that any issues, constraints or divergence from the project plan are highlighted Communicate with the Prototype and Operations Teams to achieve satisfactory delivery of projects Cost analyse, including allocating costs to engineering, tooling and manufacturing, as required Create and maintain a 'knowledge base' for future projects As a Project Engineer you will be/have: Excellent interpersonal skills, both verbally & written Willingness to continually develop their engineering skillset Commercial acumen and the ability to rapidly understand the broader business context is critical Organisational skills are essential, as is attention to detail Must be able to manage time efficiently Must be able to work alone or as part of a team Well presented, with professional mannerisms befitting of the Grainger & Worrall organisation that will be an ambassador of the Company brand to their Chinese customers during their visits to the United Kingdom Experience of using ISO Quality Standards A recognised formal engineering qualification or demonstrable significant experience in relevant fields. Proactive approach Proficiency in Microsoft Office Understanding of engineering, tooling, casting, and machining is desirable Please note that no Visa Sponsorship is available therefore only candidates eligible to live and work in the UK will be considered. If you would like to be considered for this role, please send your CV by applying now. Alternatively, please get in touch with Chiara Caterisano at Jonathan Lee Recruitment.

Permanent / Bridgnorth, Shropshire

Engineering Manager (EDS)

An Engineering Manager is required and will be responsible for managing the EDS Engineers on an automotive project. The successful candidate must have EDS background and man management experience as the role will be looking after 40 engineers, TLS and Lead Engineers. Responsibilities: Project management in accordance with customer and management/quality processes e.g. APQP, LPM Ensuring all engineering product development tasks comply with customer and legislative requirements in all EDS development disciplines Management of Central & Project Engineering resource needs ensuring engineering personnel are trained and have the necessary skills and knowledge Deputise for the Head of Design +Development as and when required Defining target agreements for all engineering project personnel Conducting regular customer and engineering reviews to ensure project milestone adherence Your Profile: Educated to HND/degree level, or equivalent, in an Electrical/Electronic/Mechanical Engineering discipline Proven track record in a management role Strong motivator, achievement orientated with excellent organisational and people management skills Knowledge of vehicle electrical systems Have a sound understanding of harness manufacture. Excellent communication skills. Prepared to travel overseas To apply for this role please contact Rachel Meacham.

Permanent / Gaydon, Warwickshire

Senior Overall Structure Design Engineer

Job title: Senior Overall Structure Design Engineer Department: R&D Centre: Assemblies Location: Birmingham (Initially in Lincoln) Hours of work: 37 hours a week Contract: Permanent Salary: Competitive Other Information: Hours; 8:30 - 17:00 Mon -Thurs and 08:30 -16:30 on a Fri (1hour unpaid lunch). The Role This role will be responsible for overall structure design of automotive power electronic products, as well as analysis and calculation during the design, define technical specifications for subunit, and manage deliverable results/reports. Our Benefits Dynex is a great place to work with lots of opportunities for professional and personal development. Our benefits include: 24 days holiday + 8 bank holidays Holiday allowance increase with length of service Bupa healthcare Free on site car parking Subsidised canteen Contributory Pension Life assurance Cycle to work scheme Company sick pay Professional Membership fees paid e.g. CIPD, IEEE Family Friendly policies An Independent 24 hour confidential counseling service Key Responsibilities Responsible for conception, scheming design of automotive power electronic products, evaluate the requirements for new products and determine the design plan. Research new integrated technology of automotive power electronic product, Responsible for R&D, verification of new technologies, structures, and promotion of product implementation; structure design of product, including 3D/2D drawings of assemblies and parts, as well as analysis and calculation during the design Responsible for structure related document output define product BOM list managing follow-up, modification and acceptance of molds making defining test methods for mechanical experiment conducting DEFMEA of power modules, formulate related documents according to APQP process making samples ,define the specification and test standard of structural material Structural sample testing, small batch trial production follow up and assessment Responsible for analyse the causes of the defective product and formulate corrective and preventive methods; Core Skills and Education A Degree or equivalent in a mechanical mechatronics and other related subjects; At least 3 years of experience in R&D of automotive power electronic products Familiar with mechanical structure design, especially automotive converter structure design and manufacturing process. Familiar with mechanical design principles, force analysis and tolerance analysis, etc. Familiar with various common plastic and metal materials and the basic processing technology of them Has certain knowledge of plastic molds and metal molds Has certain knowledge of product surface treatment process Experience using 3D modelling software such as Solid Edge or other 3D design software Familiar with automotive APQP documentation (DFMEA, special feature list, etc.) is preferred Company Values Continuous Improvement Engineering Excellence Performance Driven Accountability and responsibility Integrity and honesty

Permanent / Birmingham, West Midlands

Senior Quality Engineer

Job title: Senior Quality Engineer Salary Range: Competitive Location: Heckmondwike, West Yorkshire A Senior Quality Engineer is required with knowledge of Quality Management System IATF 16949 and strong 8D problem solving. Candidates with experience of the Automotive industry would be well received. Major job objectives: To work within the requirements of IATF16949 To manage the containment activity and disposition of products / materials To support Project activities as required To Compile PPAP documentation from Data Provided against Customer Specific requirements (Documentation and Timing) To monitor and analyse Production Quality performance To manage Customer Concerns and the Correction of faults through Root Cause Analysis using Cross functional team activity To manage Supplier Concerns log and reporting of related activity to management To monitor and report the effectiveness of implemented Correction Process Improvement projects within milestones and budgets To support FMEA and Improvement Teams To maintain and update Control Plans in line with FMEA and Corrective action activity To be the lead on-site internal-auditor The Senior Quality Engineer should have the following skills or experience: Continuous manufacturing processes Textile / Plastics / Powder application industry experience Thermally sensitive manufacturing processes Automotive industry 1st / 2nd tier supplier Computer Literate - General business + Quality tools software applications QS9000 / IATF16949 auditor Skills Root Cause Problem Solving HNC in Mechanical Engineering BTEC in quality engineering 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 Senior Quality Engineer role, please contact Georgia Silk at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384 446 147.

Permanent / West Yorkshire, England

Vice President of Design - China

Job title: Vice President of Design - China Location: Boading, Beijing, China Permanent Salary: Excellent (DOE) + Benefits Package An unmissable opportunity has arisen with China's largest SUV and pickup manufacturer. The role of VP will be to guide the design team to deliver World-class Cars according to the design trends of China and worldwide automobiles. KEY RESPONSIBILITIES . Be able to manage and direct the team to design different brands, high class SUV's, Pickup's and other new energy cars. Have extensive knowledge and experience in hand drawing, 2D-3D digital modelling, Surfacing A, CAS design and clay model designs. Coordinate with Engineering and related departments Guide the design department to lay out the next generation model, show car and concept car design.And report to the President in time. SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE REQUIRED Extensive exterior design experience Rich experience in the design of mass production vehicles Industrial design or mechanical design experience Bachelor's degree or above. 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 / Beijing, China

Lead NVH Engineer

Job Title: Contract Lead NVH Lead Engineer Hourly rate to £40/hr Coventry A contract Lead NVH Engineer is required with knowledge of whole vehicle NVH to act as NVH advisor / consultant on multiple engineering projects for this ambitious vehicle manufacturer. The Lead NVH Engineer will plan and lead project NVH input, conduct vehicle evaluation and development activities and will be responsible for reporting and presenting project output as required. In detail, what you, the Contract Lead NVH Engineer will do: Management of NVH development and CAE work streams Act as NVH advisor / consultant on multiple engineering projects Provide NVH support to design and engineering teams in the UK and India NVH attribute management Identification and delivery of customer NVH requirements Benchmarking and target setting Support and / or conduct data acquisition, analysis and drive appraisal activities Define and implement component and system tests Analyse CAE and test data Ensure deliverables are met for each project milestone Develop refinement improvement strategies (vehicle and/or powertrain) Report and present NVH results and status The Lead NVH Engineer will need to have the following experience and skills: Degree qualified NVH Attribute management People management A minimum of 10 years of Automotive NVH experience Experience in a range of test methodologies Proficient in the use of LMS Test.Lab/head acoustics Design of experiments Experience of working within OEM product development systems Contract NVH Engineers should apply today for this very exciting opportunity by contacting Ray Greenman

Contract / Coventry, West Midlands

Contract Principal NVH Engineer

Job Title: Contract NVH Principal Engineer to £36/hr Coventry A contract NVH Engineer is required with knowledge of whole vehicle NVH to act as NVH advisor / consultant on multiple engineering projects for this ambitious vehicle manufacturer. The NVH Engineer will plan and lead project NVH input, conduct vehicle evaluation and development activities and will be responsible for reporting and presenting project output as required. In detail, what you, the Principal NVH Engineer will do: Provide NVH support to design and engineering teams in the UK and India Develop refinement improvement strategies for vehicle and powertrain NVH attribute management Conduct subjective vehicle evaluation activities Benchmarking and target setting Vehicle and system test and development Data acquisition and analysis Report and present results Plan and manage NVH project activities Develop and implement processes and procedures Manage NVH software and instrumentation Provide NVH status to project reviews Occasional overseas travel You, the Principal NVH Engineer will need to have the following experience and skills: A minimum of 5 years of Automotive NVH experience Experience of a range of test methodologies (powertrain, wind, road) Application of Siemens LMS Test Lab test systems Refinement of EV/Hybrid vehicles would be an advantage Contract NVH Engineers should apply today for this very exciting opportunity by contacting Ray Greenman

Contract / Coventry, West Midlands

Manual Machinist

Summary Panel: Job title: Manual Machinist Salary Range: Competitive Location: Reading Industry/ Strapline: Turning/ Machining/ Engineering/ Precision Engineering/ Aerospace A Manual Machinist is required with knowledge of engineering and manual turning. Candidates with experience of the aerospace or precision engineering industry would be well received. Due to company growth, a Reading based company requires a Manual Machinist for a new permanent role. As a successful applicant you will be required to: Hold tight tolerances, working with various materials on a manual lathe. Work small batch run work with an ability to maximise efficiency in their sector. Have a proven background of manual turning to high tolerance levels. Be able to apply themselves to their work and work cohesively with others in the team. Responsible for following technical drawings accurately and basic machine maintenance such as oil levels, etc. The Manual Machinist should have the following skills or experience: Must have proven one off experience, with self-inspection knowledge. Apprenticeship trained. Strong communication skills and ability to work as part of a team. Good engineering understanding with an ability to implement this in the workplace. Aerospace or similar precision engineering knowledge. Previous knowledge on conventional lathes (Must have). This is an excellent opportunity for anyone with knowledge of machining/engineering and a manual turning background to develop your career. In return for your experience, this Reading-based aerospace company will offer you: Competitive Salary Prestigious company Night shift Benefits Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon. If you have knowledge of manual turning and looking to build a working knowledge and you want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the Manual Machinist role, please contact Ryan North at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384 446195.

Permanent / Reading, Berkshire

manufacturing engineer

Summary Panel: Job title: Manufacturing engineer Salary Range: £35,000 to £40,000 Location: Sheffield Industry/ Strapline: Aerospace/machining/ fabrication/ precision engineering/ NPI A Manufacturing Engineer is required with knowledge of machining or fabrication. There are two roles within this company, one based within machining, one based in their fabrication sector. Candidates with experience of the Precision Engineering/working with precision goods would be well received. Due to company growth this aerospace company based in Sheffield requires a Manufacturing Engineer with NPI experience for a new permanent role. As a Manufacturing Engineer you will be required to: Lead through engineering experience NPI through the company. Be responsible for leading the manufacturing process design, development and improvement for new and existing products. Provide cost reduction, quality improvement and on time delivery within the manufacturing and fabrication sectors of the company. Provide manufacturing engineering support to the shop floor production activities. Facilitate the quotation process, providing technical input. Communicate through all levels of the company in order to aid machining function and improve relevant kpi's. The suitable candidate should have the following skills or experience: Proven history as a manufacturing engineer with fabricated components or machined components with a understanding of a variety of metals. Experience of working with high precision components. Experience for presswork (fabrication role only). The ideal Candidate will have both Fabrication AND Machining knowledge. Good level of core and IT skills including Maths, English and MS Office based programmes. High competency level in reading technical drawing and geometric tolerances. Proven cost reduction history in prior roles. This is an excellent opportunity for anyone with knowledge of high precision components from either a machined or fabrication basis to develop your career. In return for your experience, this Sheffield-based aerospace company will offer you: Salary details Benefits Other - such as career development etc. Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon. If you have knowledge of precision machining or fabrication and you want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the role, please contact Ryan North at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384 446195

Permanent / Sheffield, South Yorkshire

Quality inspector

Summary Panel: Job title:Quality Inspector Location:Tewkesbury Industry/ Strapline: Aerospace A Quality Inspector is required with knowledge of CMM inspection and metrology instrumentation skills. Candidates with experience of the Aerospace/Defence or automotive industry would be well received. Due to company growth,a position in Tewkesbury requires a Quality Inspector with CMM experience for a new permanent role. As a Quality Inspector you will be required to: Facilitate CMM inspections to ensure specification requirements are met. Provide FAIR/ISIR reports to the customer and collate in Visual IPI Learn to program CMM using PCDMIS. Implement control of non-conforming product in accordance with company procedures. General Inspection of the product including surface finish, coatings, damage, etc. aswell as associated product documentation inspection also. The suitable applicant should have the following skills or experience: CMM trained , with a competency to run CMM programs operating software packages and report results. An overall inspection understanding, with test equipment and measuring associated within an engineering environment. The ability to operate manual instruments to measure and monitor product characteristics. A health and safety understanding with a basic understanding of AS9100/ISO9001 requirements also. This is an excellent opportunity for anyone with knowledge of CMM Inspection to develop your career. In return for your experience, this Tewkesbury-based Aerospace company will offer you: Competitive Salary 25 Days holiday with another 8 Days stats Other - such as career development etc. Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon. If you have knowledge of CMM systems and quality standards and you want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the Quality Inspector role, please contact Ryan North at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384 446195.

Permanent / Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire

CNC Machinist

CNC Machinist Summary Panel: CNC Machinist Up to around £30,000 before overtime and shift allowance Birmingham Engineering/Aerospace/ Precision Engineering A selection of shifts available with possible overtime. A CNC Machinist is required with knowledge of Milling and turning. Candidates with experience of the aerospace industry would be well received. Due to expansion this company, based in Birmingham requires a skilled CNC Machinist with mainly milling experience for a new permanent role. With the role you will be required to: Ensure all health and safety procedures and protocols are maintained within your work place. Ensure all lean procedures and documents are kept up to date with allocated components during production. Maintain basic machine maintenance levels involving coolant, oil and scrap metal levels for optimal machine running conditions. Report all health and safety issues to management, with good communication with the work force. You must be able to work well in a fast paced workplace under both your own initiative and with others. Communicate well with others raising technical issues to ensure deadlines are met and productivity levels are kept high. The successful candidate should have the following skills or experience: Extensive precision engineering abilities with either milling and turning. Programmer, setter or operator levels of experience (Camware programming offline experience desirably) A developed understanding of metal types with an ability to alter feed rates, spindle speeds etc in accordance to each metal types working with very hard alloys or titanium and inconel. Varied milling and turning experience is welcome with up to five axis and power tooling and alike experience desirably. An ability to work to very tight tolerances up to five microns. Systems background with Mazatrol, Fanuc is desirable also with a willingness to learn and develop further. Milling experience will be advantageous of 3 plus 2 up to full five axis due to the developing five axis requirements of the component complexity. This is an excellent opportunity for anyone with knowledge of milling or turning programming, setting or operating to develop your career. In return for your experience, this Birmingham-based aerospace company will offer you: Excellent salary packages dependent on experience. A brand new company site with parking A company paid in full pension scheme with no contribution from yourself. Multi-shift pattern that can either be rotated or fixed depending on your availability and requirements. Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon. If you have knowledge of milling and/or turning and you want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the CNC Machinist role, please contact Ryan North at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384 446195.

Permanent / Birmingham, West Midlands

Project Manager - Aerospace

Project Manager - West Midlands - Aerospace - Contract A Project Manager is required with knowledge of complex engineering systems and hydraulics/ actuation. Candidates with experience of the Aerospace Industry would be given preference but other safety critical industries will also be considered. Due to the continued growth and success of this company, a globally recognised manufacturer of complex aerospace components and systems based in Wolverhampton requires a motivated and proactive Project Manager for a 12 month contract role. As the Project Manager you will be required to: Provide technical project management and co-ordination to multidiscipline engineering teams, for various NPI projects Deliver the technical solution in line with requirements, budget and schedule Drive resolution of cross discipline technical issues within the development programme Cost and schedule responsibility for programme related engineering activities Report out at the weekly/monthly project review board Support the Programme Manager to create and maintain development plans and schedules Act as the primary day to day project focal point to the customer Support proposal activity for new programmes The Project Manager should have the following skills or experience: Bachelor's Degree or equivalent in a relevant discipline such as Mechanical, Systems or Aerospace Engineering, or experienced within a similar role Has proven effective project engineer related responsibilities, ideally including leading multi-disciplined technical personnel in the design and development of complex systems Ideally development experience in all aspects of integrated actuation systems (system architecture, mechanical actuation, validation, verification, qualification and test) Demonstrated leadership, communication, planning and financial management skills Experience with resource allocation, planning and ideally EVMS Experience identifying programme risks, developing and executing mitigation plans Confident in providing technical briefs to internal/external customers and leadership Strong background within NPI for airborne components/systems Track record of meeting non-recurring cost targets and design to cost targets within a single development programme Ability to explain complex concepts and issues to a non-technical audience A proficient and confident presenter Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon. If you have knowledge of project management in developing complex systems and you want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the Project Manager role, please contact Tom Duckett at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384 446163.

Contract / Wolverhampton, West Midlands

3D Engineer

3D Engineer A 3D Engineer is required to join 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 Project Team Leader, your duties will include: To liaise with System Owners progressing information relevant to 3D models Hands on creation of 3D models to produce harness drawings to customer standards To attend packaging meetings, presenting and justifying preferred solutions Deliver 3D models to project timing To jointly own specific harnesses, in conjunction with Manufacturing and Harness Engineers Support initial product builds at the Customer and manufacturing sites Your Profile: Essential 3D Modelling experience Educated to HNC/Degree level, or equivalent, in an Electrical Engineering discipline Excellent communication and negotiation skills Ability to generate 3D designs suitable for manufacture and installation Prepared to travel to Customer and Supplier sites worldwide Desirable Understanding of harness product, vehicle installation, and manufacturing constraints an advantage. KEY SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS Technical Skills 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 role please contact Rachel Meacham.

Permanent / Wiltshire, England

Lead Engineer (Thermal Fluid System) - 35887

A Lead Engineer (Senior Thermal Fluids) is required to work for a leading automotive OEM based in Gaydon, Warwickshire. This role is responsible to lead the design and development and deliver harmonised systems solutions, consisting of multiple interconnected components, and other system interfaces with vehicles programmes. The person in this role is part of CORE group of competence and required to deliver Core thermal fluid system architectures for platforms, expertise is required to support the delivery of vehicle line programmes. Key Accountabilities and Responsibilities Manage the delivery of systems within Climate Thermal fluids group across the range of architectures and vehicles. Assist and contribute to the generation of system targets and verification methods that are driven by Customer, Function Requirements and Failure Modes and Effects Analysis. Contribute to the delivery of the thermal fluids specialism onto all programmes, this should be done in line with the Systems Engineering dicipline outlined by Product Creation Systems. Provide technical support and assistance across the operational team on topics relating to the integration and harmonisation of multiple interconnected components including issue resolution and objective data analysis Work with Technical Specialists and Research Engineering on Attribute and Function Forward Strategies, including new Function Definition and Failure Mode Avoidance Undertake any other work as directed by their line manager in connection with their job as may be requested Essential Experience: Good relevant experience of working in a Systems Engineering environment - ideally within the Automotive Sector Model based engineering (MBE) Requirements Management (RM) Good verbal and written communications Analytical and problem solving skills Track record as an effective team player with strong interpersonal skills Relevant experience of system definition, system architecture development, requirements specification, design/performance modelling, systems integration, system assessment and acceptance Full driving licence Relevant degree or equivalent experience preferred Desirable: Experience and knowledge in Refrigeration and cooling thermodynamic/thermofluid principles Experience in applying Systems Engineering and in solving complex technical issues using a structured approach Experience in Model-based Systems Engineering, SysML using IBM Rational Rhapsody Experience in requirements capature using IBM Rational DOORS Experience in using control system design tools such as Matlab Simulink Experience in using calibration tools such as INCA. To apply for this role please contact Rachel Meacham.

Contract / Gaydon, Warwickshire

Lead Engineer

Lead Engineer Our client is a market leader in Europe and one of the world's premier providers of standardized and customer-specific wiring systems for the automotive industry. A Lead Engineer is required, and your duties will include: Support the project team leader to ensure technical deliverables (e.g. drawing releases) are achieved in support of the customer project deliverables 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 design for manufacture and quality assurance Support the project team leader in achieving internal KPIs for the project and internal status reporting Co-ordinate support for manufacturing (including direct support at overseas manufacturing sites) Co-ordinate support for vehicle manufacturing during prototype and pre-production build phases (including support at customer build sites) Lead customer facing technical reviews, including presenting proposals, and negotiating preferred design solutions Support product optimisation activities (TVM, VA/VE) Essential Demonstrable understanding of technical / engineering documentation (e.g. circuit diagrams and harness drawings. Educated to HND/degree level, in a relevant engineering discipline (e.g. Electrical/Automotive/Mechanical) Demonstrable understanding of electrical principles, and vehicle electrical systems To apply for this role please contact Rachel Meacham.

Permanent / Gaydon, Warwickshire

Production Manager

Production Manager - Birmingham, West Midlands Salary up to £50,000 (DOE) + benefits An experienced Production Manager is required for an established SME Manufacturing business involved in medium to high volume processing of industrial components. Having recently moved to new purpose-built facilities the company has seen a dramatic increase in demand from new customers. With an increasing order book, the company are now looking to recruit a forward-thinking Production Manager who will take responsibility for the direct Production Team and a small team of support staff including quality and maintenance. As Production Manager you will have an in-depth understanding of lean manufacturing and more importantly a track record that demonstrates an ability to train, coach and work with people to create a sustainable continuous improvement culture that can deliver against exacting SQCD targets. To be considered for this Production Manager position you must have or be: Experience working as a Production Manager within a fast-paced component processing environment, which could include industrial coatings, paint or plating An understanding of JIT, 5S, SMED, OEE and pull systems is required together with problem solving tools such as 8D, 5 Why, root cause analysis and standard operating procedures. Experience of working within light engineering which may include automotive, electronics, electronic device manufacture or general engineering A strong engineering or manufacturing background ideally supported by qualifications to HNC, HND or degree level A real passion for Continuous Improvement and implementing simple but effective KPIs An understanding of cell manufacturing and establishing production systems that can handle a product mix based on Runners, Repeaters and Strangers An ability to coach, train and educate employees in modern manufacturing techniques, able to generate a high-performance culture focussed on delivery and excellent customer service Dynamic, data driven, numerate with an excellent understanding of capacity planning and production scheduling Excellent communication skills, verbal, written and presentation, able to motivate create understanding and engagement This will be a challenging position and you will work as part of a close-knit management team that reports directly into the Managing Director. Based on success, the role has the potential to develop into a full Operations Manager/Director position as the company grows. As Production Manager you will have strong leadership, management and decision-making skills with a focus based on Safety, Quality, Cost, Delivery and giving the highest levels of customer service.

Permanent / Birmingham, West Midlands

Design Manager - Bespoke Machinery

Job title: Design Manager - Bespoke Machinery Salary Range; Up to £50,000 per annum Location: Tamworth This well-established bespoke machine manufacturer are seeking a Design Manager for their Tamworth Office. A Design Manager is required with Project Management and Special Purpose Machines knowledge. Candidates with experience of the Automotive, Aerospace and Metal industries would be well received. Due to planned expansion this company, based in Tamworth requires an organised Design Manager with Automation and Robotics experience for a new permanent role. As a Design Manager, you will be required to: Oversee all department designs for Special Purpose Machinery in line with client requirements and company ethos. Efficiently managed projects and drive to completion whilst co-ordinating teams and overseeing all technical aspects including mechanical, electrical and software. Supervise the bill of materials, suppliers and budget and achieve profitable project completion within budgets and time scales. The Design Manager should have the following skills or experience: Relevant qualifications and with a background in Special Purpose Machines and Automation. Previous experience within Project and People Management, and effective team working, communication and delegation skills. Knowledge of appropriate software packages ideally SolidWorks, 3D CAD and BOMS. This is an excellent opportunity for anyone with knowledge of Special Purpose Machinery to develop your career. In return for your experience, this Tamworth-based Automation company will offer you: Up to £50,000 per annum 20 days holiday plus bank holidays. 39 working hours a week Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon. If you have knowledge of Project Management and Automation Design and you want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the Design Manager role, please contact Mary O'Brien at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384 446 168.

Permanent / Tamworth, Staffordshire

Senior Sales Manager - Automotive

Senior Sales Manager Automotive £70,000 - £75,000 + car, bonus West Midlands My tier one client is seeking a high calibre Senior Sales Manager who will prove to be a key leader in driving through new business across a range of sectors whilst managing and developing a cross functional team of Key Account Managers. Your duties and responsibilities will include the following: Driving best practice of key account management Delivering on revenue targets and business growth Managing new projects whilst setting long-term sales strategies You will develop business plans, policies and programs associated with the business unit Working closely with Engineering and New Product Development Develop and maintain direct customer relationships at high strategic levels to keep informed of market issues and opportunities Competently manage programs across the organisation Frequent European travel to develop strategic accounts You'll coordinate with Marketing to identify growth opportunities in relevant sectors We are looking for the following: An experienced technical sales professional with a demonstrable track record of effective man management Experience of working within an engineering environment with a good understanding of manufacturing process Sector experience can include Automotive, Aerospace, Off-Highway, Marine and General Manufacturing You'll be an excellent communicator and relationship builder This person should enjoy the challenge of leading and developing a team Ideally degree qualified

Permanent / West Midlands, England

Maintenance Manager

Job Title: Maintenance Manager Location: Manchester Salary: Negotiable Dependent on Experience Overview: We are currently recruiting for an experienced Maintenance Manager to work for our client at their site in Manchester. This is an exciting role working for a well-established engineering and manufacturing business who have facilities across the global, they are looking for an experienced and motivated individual to manager their team of electrical and mechanical engineers across a busy manufacturing facility. Key Duties: Involved in all aspects of managing the team of both electrical and mechanical engineers on site with a wide range of maintenance activities including machinery installation, machinery servicing and maintenance. Mange and plan capital investment projects on site Schedule PPM activities and react to any breakdown operations Involved in building fabric and facilities maintenance Continual compliance with HS&E policy and promotions of safe working practices across the site, along with environmental awareness throughout the department and its subcontractors Ensure that all direct reports are working effectively and meeting or exceeding agreed targets Install and maintenance machinery and equipment capable of adherence to company's quality policy and procedures to agreed targets Operator within budget and project specific parameters, corporate guidelines and protect corporate assets Ensure all legal, regulatory plus internal policies and procedures are complied with Specific Accountabilities for the Role: Assess existing internal and external maintenance resource(s), recommend and implement future provisioning Assess existing planned maintenance programmes, recommend and implement future programmes Assess existing fire and security systems, recommend and implement any changes necessary Assess existing statutory maintenance and inspection programmes, recommend and implement any changes necessary Manage planned factory refurbishment and capital investment projects Support HS and Environment Officer in action required to comply with regulations Any other reasonable duties or accountabilities that are consistent with the role and driven by the organisational requirements at any given time. Knowledge and Skills Required: Education- Degree / HNC Electrical or Mechanical Engineering, IOSH and NEBOSH qualification Experience of managing maintenance teams within a manufacturing environment IT - Microsoft products, numeracy, literacy, communication, negotiation, problem solving, prioritise, man management and effective team working Areas of Knowledge: (R) Machinery Maintenance, (P) Machinery Installation, (P) Building and Facilities Maintenance If you are interested in applying for this role or would like more information please contact Lee Elwell on 01384 446 154 (Direct Line) or your CV will be forwarded to Jonathan Lee Recruitment, a leading engineering and manufacturing recruitment consultancy established in 1978. The services advertised by Jonathan Lee Contracts are those of an Employment Business.

Permanent / Manchester, Greater Manchester

Vehicle Package Zone Leader

Vehicle Packaging Zone Leader- Permanent - Warwick - £Salary DOE & Excellent Benefits This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced Vehicle Packaging Engineer to join a small but complete vehicle manufacturer. The Vehicle Packaging Zone Leader will report into the Head of Vehicle Architecture and will be responsible for the creation of world class vehicle layouts in accordance with the dimensional, attribute and cost parameters defined for each programme. What You Will Do: As Vehicle Packaging Zone Leader Definition of the occupant & top hat package and responsibility for driving its development. Creation of vehicle concept proposals and vehicle package layouts. Creation of outline component and system layouts to drive the vehicle concept development. Definition of the package at the whole vehicle or package zone level. Co-ordination and leadership of multiple cross functional teams to drive issue resolution. Delivery of the package process to ensure high quality, well integrated and world class vehicle package. What You Will Need: As Vehicle Packaging Zone Leader Relevant industry experience in automotive design, being a Catia V5 user Proficient experience in whole vehicle layout and definition Expertise in understanding various inputs to define class leading vehicle packages Experience in occupant and cabin package and setup What You Will Get: As Vehicle Packaging Zone Leader An excellent salary and benefits package The chance to work in brand new facilities. Involvement in a range of highly innovative programmes Suitably qualified and experienced Vehicle Packaging Engineers should apply today by either calling Jeff Lane on +44 (0)1384 446108 or by emailing their CV and covering letter TMETC

Permanent / Coventry, West Midlands

SAP Implementation Specialist Interim or Permanent

SAP Implementation Specialist - Warwick, Warwickshire Interim or Permanent An experienced SAP configuration and implementation specialist is required for an immediate start with this specialist engineering & manufacturing assembly business. With an exciting new product launch planned this is a great opportunity to be involved in a full SAP implementation roll-out that will translate business processes into effective SAP functional configurations. In particular, you will have a strong technical knowledge of the Production Planning and Material Management (PP/MM) modules and the configuration of Bills of Material (BOM). Ideally you will have worked in a low volume high value complex engineered product environment. You must have: Worked on a full SAP lifecycle implementation project that includes full roll-out. A good understanding of Production Planning (PP), Materials Management (MM) modules, Sales and Operations Planning (SOP), Master Production Scheduling and Materials Requirement Planning Created BOMs, process routings and understand standard operating procedures Worked with a complex engineering JIT supply chain management. This is an exciting project that will be extremely challenging with an implementation phase having tight deadlines. You will be joining a close-knit management team and your expertise will be crucial to the success of this project and bringing this exciting new product to market.

Permanent / Warwickshire, England

Planning Engineer or Process Engineer

Planning Engineer or Process Engineer - Coventry - Aerospace - Permanent - c£35,000 A Planning Engineer or Process Engineer is required with knowledge of Welding and Fabrication. Candidates with experience of the Aerospace sector would be well received. Due to the continued growth and success of this company, a highly successful organisation who manufacture and assemble low volume, high value modules for the aerospace industry requires a proactive Planning Engineer or Process Engineer for a new permanent role. As the Planning Engineer or Process Engineer, you will be required to: Maintain and ensure continuous improvement of the businesses range of products. Optimise efficiency and performance ensuring process flow, tooling fixtures and manufacturing methods are cost effective and competitive. You shall identify and provide solutions to problems as they arise to avoid re-occurrences. Provide technical support across the manufacturing operations primarily within the Welding and Fabrication section. Improve current methods, fixtures, tooling and process flow to maximise profitability and drive down lead times whilst maintaining quality specifications. Carry out 6 Sigma projects alongside the CI Manager. Ensure that TPM is allocated on business-critical processes and equipment. The Planning Engineer or Process Engineer should have the following skills or experience: Ideally educated to HNC/HND Level or equivalent experience in a similar role. Strong understanding of welding techniques to include MIG and TIG Good understand of manufacturing processes associated with Welding and Fabrication. Experience operating within the Aerospace sector is ideal but not essential Able to work directly with suppliers and customers and act as the technical subject matter expert. Must be able to communicate at a high level. Computer literate. Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon. If you have knowledge of Welding and Fabrication manufacturing processes and you want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the Planning Engineer or Process Engineer role, please contact Neil Cayley at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384 446114.

Permanent / Coventry, West Midlands

Project Manager - Aerospace

Project Manager - Gloucester - Aerospace - Contract A Project Manager is required with knowledge of complex engineering systems and hydraulics/ actuation. Candidates with experience of the Aerospace Industry would be well received but other industries will also be considered. Due to the continued growth and success of this company, a globally recognised manufacturer of complex aerospace components and systems based in Gloucester requires a motivated and proactive Project Manager for a 12 month contract role. As the Project Manager you will be required to: Provide technical project management and co-ordination to multidiscipline engineering teams, for various NPI projects Deliver the technical solution in line with requirements, budget and schedule Drive resolution of cross discipline technical issues within the development programme Cost and schedule responsibility for programme related engineering activities Report out at the weekly/monthly project review board Support the Programme Manager to create and maintain development plans and schedules Act as the primary day to day project focal point to the customer Support proposal activity for new programmes The Project Manager should have the following skills or experience: Bachelor's Degree or equivalent in a relevant discipline such as Mechanical, Systems or Aerospace Engineering, or experienced within a similar role Has proven effective project engineer related responsibilities, ideally including leading multi-disciplined technical personnel in the design and development of complex systems Ideally development experience in all aspects of integrated actuation systems (system architecture, mechanical actuation, validation, verification, qualification and test) Demonstrated leadership, communication, planning and financial management skills Experience with resource allocation, planning and ideally EVMS Experience identifying programme risks, developing and executing mitigation plans Confident in providing technical briefs to internal/external customers and leadership Strong background within NPI for airborne components/systems Track record of meeting non-recurring cost targets and design to cost targets within a single development programme Ability to explain complex concepts and issues to a non-technical audience A proficient and confident presenter Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon. If you have knowledge of project management in developing complex systems and you want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the Project Manager role, please contact Tom Duckett at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384 446163.

Contract / Gloucester, Gloucestershire

Manufacturing Engineer

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

Permanent / Thatcham, Berkshire

Vehicle Crash Safety Performance Engineer

Vehicle Crash Safety Performance Engineer - R00023265 Cranfield Automotive We are looking for bold and creative Vehicle Crash Safety Performance Engineer to join a dynamic Simulation Team, to conduct safety performance planning and analysis in accordance with working practices. The successful candidate will be expected to coordinate safety performance planning on new model development, lifecycle management and optimisation of our European models; prepare for crash tests and conduct the analysis and make judgement to report at key development milestones. This company based in Cranfield requires a Vehicle Crash Safety Performance Engineer with experience in safety performance design or planning within automotive engineering environment for a new contract role. As a Vehicle Crash Safety Performance Engineer you will be required to: Understand crash regulation and ENCAP requirements to make test specification. Create component target and specification to correctly meet these requirements. Conduct crash test and analysis. Liaise between local engineering departments and global groups at all stages of the development process. Attend regular projecting meetings and feeding back key information to the department. The Vehicle Crash Safety Performance Engineer should have the following skills or experience: Minimum Bachelor's degree (or equivalent) in Engineering or Physics related field Experience in safety performance design or planning within automotive engineering environment Knowledge of safety restraints systems, body engineering or electrical architecture and systems such as e-call or ACU design is a plus. Knowledge of CAE is a plus. Familiarity with the following applications would be ideal; Diadem X-Crash CAD System Animator If you have any questions about the Vehicle Crash Safety Performance 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

NX CAD Engineer

NX CAD Engineer - R00024822 Cranfield Automotive We are looking for bold and creative NX CAD Engineer to join a dynamic CAD Engineering team, working within Interior/Exterior Trim based at Cranfield to successfully deliver CAD support with the minimum of supervision, on the realisation of component design and package of all aspects of components on current and future vehicle platforms in order to produce finished detailed CAD designs. This company based in Cranfield requires a NX CAD Engineer with working knowledge of component manufacturing and tooling requirements for a new contract role. As a NX CAD Engineer you will be required to: CAD design and modelling of interior/exterior trim components. Carry out management of created CAD into Teamcentre ensuring all model attributes are completed. Prepare engineering release packs Work under the direction of lead project engineer on a day to day basis. Take CAD designs from concept to finished model and produce finished drawings for engineering release where applicable. Support and/or investigate resolution of build issues during pre-production builds and launch phase Support cost down activities on current production vehicles. To understand and operate within the Health and Safety rules defined by the company The NX CAD Engineer should have the following skills or experience: Educated to HNC or equivalent within an engineering related discipline with automotive experience in component design Experienced NX user including complex surfacing, preferred (other software will require training and clawback) Experience using Teamcentre Knowledge of interior/exterior trim components. A working knowledge of component manufacturing and tooling requirements. Have good written and verbal communication skills. Competent with PC applications including Microsoft excel and Microsoft project. Have ability to prioritise and multitask between multiple projects simultaneously Be self-motivating and self-managing. Pro-active. Positive. Energetic personality and flexible regarding working practice and working hours. Ability to work well within a team environment is essential Be able to travel abroad, typically a few days to 2 weeks, but on rare occasions travel may be long distance and or at short notice. Valid UK/European driving licence is MUST. If you have any questions about the NX CAD 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

Validation Development Engineer - Diesel Engines

Job title: Validation Development Engineer Salary Range: Up to £36.00 per hour LTD Location: Peterborough Industry: Off highway A Validation Development Engineer has become available for one of the world's leading manufacturers of off-highway machinery and diesel and natural gas engines. The Mechanical Systems team, have a vacancy for an engineer to support the validation of new and updated diesel engines for industrial applications. The role requires the engineer to be able to create validation programmes, defining engine build & instrumentation requirements, and plan/monitor test activities. This will include working with test and development engineers to ensure that the program is managed at all stages, activities are delivered to plan, and results are reliable. The work involves working in a fast moving development environment with the ability to analyse technical situations and make sound technical recommendations based on this analysis. To apply for this position you should have some of the following: Experience of Diesel Engine Development Ability to troubleshoot build and test issues, and work with component owners and engine test engineers to complete validation test signoff. Engineering degree qualified preferred but not essential. Experience of validation planning and use of FMEAs. Proven project management experience related to Diesel Engine development. Working knowledge of Microsoft Office. Please contact James Tilley for details.

Contract / Peterborough, Cambridgeshire

Mechanical Systems Engineer

Job title: Mechanical Systems Engineer Salary Range: Up to £38.00 per hour LTD or Umbrella Location: Peterborough Industry: Off Highway - Diesel Engines A Mechanical Systems Engineer opportunity has become available for one of the world's leading manufacturers of off-highway machinery and diesel and natural gas engines. The Mechanical Systems team, have a vacancy for an engineer to support the validation of new and updated diesel engines for industrial applications. You will work alongside a range of system and validation specialists, with support and collaboration from engineers across facilities in US, China, India and Japan. The Mechanical Systems Engineer will Lead the creation of Engine System FMEA's, supporting risk identification, providing technical guidance on system integration and facilitating the creation of system & component validation plans (DVP&R). To apply for this position you should have some of the following: Engineering degree qualified. A Systems Engineering approach to product development. Ability to analyse complex data with experience of engines or engine applications. Demonstrated experience of Engine Design, Development or Simulation. Demonstrated experience of planning validation and test requirements. Experience of DFMEA facilitation and creation. Experience of industrial diesel engine applications, construction machinery or generating sets. Experience of Proactive Reliability, and demonstration of Product Quality. Proven project management experience related to Diesel Engine development. Please contact James Tilley for details.

Contract / Peterborough, Cambridgeshire

Senior Mechanical Design Engineer

Senior Mechanical Design Engineers We are looking for 4 Contract Senior Mechanical Design Engineers for initial 6 month contracts that are anticipated to be extended, for a leader in engineering services and solutions who partner with the most trusted names in Aerospace Engineering. This is for a world renowned Aerospace company based in Pitstone Buckinghamshire. Responsibilities To support the Design engineering activities on R and T projects from the concept stage through development and qualification test and into technology readiness. To produce Design Schemes, including CAD models, assemblies and 2D drawings for concept and detail designs of electrical machines as well as design assurance documentation including ERN's and Design Reports. To carry out design calculations to support concept and detail designs. To liaise closely with other teams such as stress, manufacturing, sourcing and configuration for new designs or design changes. Lead the necessary gateway reviews and provide PIP process guidance to more junior designers. Monitor progress and ensure satisfactory milestone compliance and arrange and run design reviews to the end clients Electrical and Power design procedures. To support the Lead Engineer and assist other team members in completion of their activities Professional experience and/or qualifications: Degree in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent experience Previous experience in Aerospace Industry (rotating componentry, e.g. Gearboxes, Turbines, Actuation Systems, etc.) Detailed understanding of Electrical Machines (Generators / Motors) Experienced user of 3D CAD Packages (ideally Siemens NX) Experienced in creating and checking drawings Good understanding of ANSYS packages (or similar) Good understanding of MS Project (or similar) Rate: Negotiable dependent upon experience - Contract. If you believe you have the relevant skills and experience and wish to apply please send your CV to Philip Delaloye at or call 01384446192.

Contract / Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire

BOM Configuration

Job Title - BOM Configurator Hourly Pay Rate - £18 ltd Industry - Off Highway Location - Peterborough An opportunity has arisen for someone to work as part of the team who are responsible for managing and facilitating engineering changes throughout the business. You will be working very closely with the engineering team, so an understanding of a production environment would be an advantage. Roles and Responsibilities - Training will be provided for the activities below. - Initiate NPI procurement activities through the Global Engineering Change process. - Initiate Design change procurement activities through the Global Engineering Change process. - Working with Internal support groups. - Creation and Maintenance of material in MFG/Pro. - Working with a wide network of supporting functions to enable the implementation of a design change and NPI procurement activities. Background / Experience Requires an understanding of Microsoft packages, Training will be provided on other business system tools. Requires good oral and written communications skills, Self-motivated, willing to learn, works well as part of a team and as an individual. If you would like to know more about this role, please contact Sarah Gilbert or Kate Stevens at Jonathan Lee Recruitment.

Contract / Peterborough, Cambridgeshire

Product Supply / NPI Leader

Job Title: Product Supply - New Product Introduction (NPI) Leader Salary: £44,000 - £52,000 depending on experience Benefits: 27 days annual leave + bank holidays, Bonus, Private Medical - employee only (family can be added), Share Scheme (50% Company Matched), Contributory Pension Scheme (Contribution double by Company up to 10%), Free Car Parking Location: Desford, Leicestershire Travel: up to 10% to include Global Job Reference: 18000CGX Job Details: As a Product Support Supply New Product Introduction Leader (NPI Leader) you will representative the Purchasing team within the Prime Product/Component Group's NPI core team. You will plan, coordinate, govern and report Purchasing team participation in the New Product Introduction (NPI) process. This includes target validation and governance to meet all program gateway commitments. Job Duties/Responsibilities: Represent the Purchasing team within the Core NPI teams, ensure NPI conformance on all procurement issues, including target setting and adherence to project plan. Accountable for understanding product & component strategies, purchasing category strategies, corporate NPI process, and the business processes necessary to deliver all purchasing gateway commitments, ensuring risks to program are proactively identified and managed in a timely and effective manner Ensures active purchasing participation throughout the design process / stages of NPI (Strategy Phase, Concept Phase, Development Phase, Pilot Phase, and Production Phase). Coordination of APQP process for high risk components / sources, along with management of PPAP process and conformance for all purchased components. Plans and manages the workload of self and others, including preparation and management of NPI project plans, along with reporting conformance at several levels within organisation Provide leadership in resolution of quality problems associated with purchased materials at each stage of NPI programs Lead procurement activity for material to support all Test bed and Prototype build phases Assist the product group in managing procurement related capital. The PSNL works with Product & Component Groups to develop and implement Cost, Quality, and Response Time targets for system teams, and monitors and provides upward and lateral feedback on performance to these targets Skills, Experience & Qualifications: Experienced in leading teams, suppliers and customers to effective solutions. Experience of APQP, PPAP, and problem-solving tools (8D / 5 WHY) essential Well-developed interpersonal skills are required in dealing with sensitive issues, developing others, and reaching consensus on specific actions. Analytical, problem solving, and project leadership skill. Effective communicator at all levels, in written and oral form. Fluent in the English Understanding of Lean Manufacturing principles. Degree in Engineering / Manufacturing Experience is preferred in procurement, quality, manufacturing, and/or engineering. Category team or product team experience. If you are interested in this role, please APPLY NOW. For more information, please contact Lois Weston at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384446119.

Permanent / Desford, Leicestershire

Quality Engineer - Electronics

A Quality Engineer is required to join an established company with a strong reputation in the defence electronics sector. The successful candidate will be joining to manage and lead quality management systems and their improvements working closely with suppliers and internal teams to ensure a consistent and continually improved delivery. Responsibilities of the Quality Engineer will include the following: Identify best practice inspection methodologies. Investigate internal and external quality failures through to root cause and provide written cause and corrective action responses to improve yield and reduce cost of poor quality. Monitor and report on monthly metrics. Audit product and processes for compliance against ISO9001:2015 and Customer requirements. Manage response to non-conformances. The Quality Engineer should have the following skills or experience: It is essential applicants have experience in an electronics manufacturing background, preferably from a high integrity industry such as aerospace or defence. IPC 160 Trained. Come from a lean manufacturing environment, implementing change programs for Continuous improvement. Have the ability in to compile FAIRs and FMEAs and report clearly on the relevant metrics. This is an excellent opportunity for a Quality Engineer with knowledge of electronics manufacturing to develop your career. In return for your experience, this Milton Keynes based company will offer you: Competitive salary package Non-standard pension scheme Early Finish on a Friday Interviews for the Quality Engineer will commence with immediate effect with a view to starting as soon as possible. For further information on the Quality Engineer position please contact Tom Duckett at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384 446163.

Permanent / Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire

Interim Management Accountant

INTERIM MANAGEMENT ACCOUNTANT £200-£280 per day - ASAP Start Interim / Contract (6+ months) Automotive / Manufacturing Coventry The Role This position supports the Finance Manager of this well-known Automotive Design business. Key activities will include: Prepare month-end accounts and board packs, to be reported to internal management. Report and analyse KPI's and scorecard data. Deputise for the Finance Manager when required. Manage daily and weekly cashflow. Implement business change and play a part in project based work. Business partner with non-finance budget holders to produce forecasts to the year-end. The Person This opportunity is ideal for a Finalist or Qualified Interim Finance professional, who is available at short notice, to work in an exciting and progressive environment. You will possess: Previous management accounting experience, ideally gained in the manufacturing, automotive, or aerospace sectors. The ability to produce full sets of management accounts with commentary, budgets and forecasts, to be reviewed and used by the senior management team. The initiative to drive business change. A full ACA / ACCA / CIMA qualification. The Company Our client is a centre of excellence for the design of complex components which are primarily supplied to the automotive sector. How to Apply To apply, please do so online, attaching a copy of your CV and details of your current remuneration.

Interim / Coventry, West Midlands

Toolmaker

A Toolmaker is required for a well-established Precision Tool Manufacturer for a permanent position due to company expansion. The purpose of this role is to manufacture tooling using manual machines and hand tools. As a Toolmaker, your daily duties will be: Build/fit/assemble/polish tooling and dies using hand tools and equipment Use manual milling machines, grinders and lathes Manufacture high quality tooling, working to tight tolerances Work to engineering drawings The Toolmaker should have the following skills or experience: You will be a fully skilled Toolmaker You will be fully trained in the use of all tool room machinery and hand tools Used to working to tight tolerances The ability to interpret engineering drawings This is an excellent opportunity for anyone looking for anyone looking for a new role as a Toolmaker, in return you will be offered: Fantastic working environment In-house training to develop your knowledge The opportunity to work with prestigious clients with interesting projects. Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high, should you want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the Toolmaker position, please contact Ed Burch at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384 446 129.

Permanent / Worcester, Worcestershire

Business Development Manager

Business Development Manager Advanced Engineering £35,000 - £40,000 + bonus Birmingham My client is seeking a consultative Business Development Manager who will be responsible for securing inward investment and business expansion projects from the advanced engineering (including automotive) sector, leading to sector growth and job creation across the West Midlands region. Your duties and responsibilities will include: Taking a key role in implementing programmes of focused business development and marketing activity to promote advanced engineering and automotive inward investment within and to the region Take a particular focus in account management and investor development of strategic businesses specific to these sectors Work closely with the Department of International Trade and their relevant sector teams Proactively lead on identifying and effecting new revenue opportunities and platforms Forge and develop relationships across and between the public and private sectors to send out a coordinated message to potential investors in the region Build influence across the sector through it's inward investment programmes We are looking for the following: Experience within an engineering & manufacturing environment within the area of Business Development or Account Management Excellent communication skills Highly developed negotiating skills with the ability to influence decision-makers at the highest level Commercially aware, able to build relationships with senior staff across the private and public sector Ideally educated to degree level or equivalent

Permanent / Birmingham, West Midlands

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