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Service Engineer - Dudley - Production Equipment - £30k to £40k A Service Engineer is required to join a world leading manufacturer of processing and roll forming equipment. You will be required to travel to customer sites, both domestically and internationally. As the Service Engineer your responsibilities will include; You will provide on-site corrective/preventative maintenance and offer after-sales technical and commercial support. You will be required to develop technical knowledge of highly engineered and automated material processing equipment. PLC fault finding. Installation and start-up of equipment globally Providing a first class service to our customers. As the Service Engineer you will require the following skills and experiences; Experience of servicing production processing equipment is highly beneficial (roll forming, coil processing, packaging systems, automation systems etc.) This role requires experience or aptitude to develop knowledge in both mechanical and electrical engineering. Experience with hydraulic and pneumatic systems knowledge of PLC Systems (Allen Bradley or Siemens). If you are interested in this exciting new Service Engineer opportunity and have the flexibility to travel UK and internationally please click on the link below.Permanent / Dudley, West Midlands
Job Title: Rapid Modelling Designer Location: Chongqing, South Western China Permanent Salary: Excellent (DOE) An unmissable opportunity for a Fast Modelling Designer for this Chinese ""Big Four" designer, developer and manufacturer of automobiles, based in the Chongqing province of South Western China. KEY RESPONSIBILITIES: Responsible for the whole vehicle interior and exterior CAS surface design; Responsible for the vehicle interior and exterior decoration rapid modelling design and parametric modelling design; Responsible for the initial rendering display of the whole vehicle interior and exterior decoration; Assist with expertise on process, standards, system construction and optimisation. SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE REQUIRED Bachelor Degree or above in Industrial Design, Automotive Design, Digital Media and other related majors, with ideally at least three years working experience in related field of OEM factory; Lead one or more vehicle rapid modelling or VR design project experience; Proficient in the use of Alias, ICEM, 3DMAX, MAYA, VRED, Speedform and other surface and rendering software; Familiar with modelling, engineering, materials, technology, trial production and other automotive related knowledge; Good English expression and communication skills; Able to adapt to long-term overseas travel arrangements. 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. JLDSPermanent / Chongqing, China
Job Title: CMF Designer Location: Chongqing, South Western China Permanent Salary: Excellent (DOE) An unmissable opportunity for a CMF Designer for this Chinese ""Big Four" designer, developer and manufacturer of automobiles, based in the Chongqing province of South Western China. KEY RESPONSIBILITIES: Responsible for the whole vehicle, exterior colour and trim positioning strategy development; Responsible for the whole vehicle, exterior colour and trim creative program design; Responsible for the design and verification of the whole vehicle interior colour and trim program, guide the CTF model or CTF sample car production; Responsible for the design and improvement of tracking and collaborative development with the engineering department, complete the communication with the Engineering department Assist in the development and optimisation of design processes, standards, quality and other systems in this area of expertise. SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE REQUIRED Bachelor Degree or above in Industrial Design, Garment Design, Art Design, ideally with more than three years working experience in related field; Familiar with the colour and trim design and development process, the automotive modelling design process has a certain understanding; Have excellent colour collocation cognition, colour, texture, decorative parts, textile, leather, paint and other aspects have a more in-depth study; Colour and trim design and development workers with OEM work experience and leading excessive models are preferred; Proficient in the use of Photoshop and other design software, the accurate expression of creative solutions; Strong communication skills, innovative thinking and clear logical expression skills, strong sense of teamwork; Good ability to express and communicate in English; Able to adapt to long-term overseas travel arrangements 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. JLDSPermanent / Chongqing, China
Job Title: User Experience Designer Location: Chongqing, South Western China Permanent Salary: Excellent (DOE) An unmissable opportunity for a User Experience Designer for this Chinese ""Big Four" designer, developer and manufacturer of automobiles, based in the Chongqing province of South Western China. KEY RESPONSIBILITIES: Responsible for the user to use the scene combing, explore the use of the demand logic behind the scene, and ultimately form a design solution; Responsible for the production and design of HMI design specifications; Responsible for the production and implementation of HMI, UI, VI and other design schemes; Responsible for emergency cooperation with the design team to ensure a good and smooth operation experience; Assist in the development and optimisation of processes and specifications in this area of expertise. SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE REQUIRED Bachelor Degree or above in Product Design, Interactive Design, ideally more than three years working experience in interactive design; Have one or more user experience related project experience, host factory work experience is preferred; Proficient in the use of sketches, PS, AI, AE and other means to express the design scheme; Have excellent design vision and good sense of innovation; Good ability to express and communicate in English; Able to adapt to long-term overseas travel arrangements 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. JLDSPermanent / Chongqing, China
Job Title: Interior/Exterior Creative Designer Location: Chongqing, South Western China Permanent Salary: Excellent (DOE) An unmissable opportunity for an Interior / Exterior Creative Designer for this Chinese ""Big Four" designer, developer and manufacturer of automobiles, based in the Chongqing province of South Western China. KEY RESPONSIBILITIES: Responsible for research and analysis of the development trend of automotive modelling; Responsible for the whole vehicle modelling pre-planning and pre-project, exterior creative/component Creative Program design; Responsible for creative programme production tracking guidance; Responsible for the guidance implementation of modelling model. SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE REQUIRED Bachelor Degree or above in Industrial Design, Transportation Design Ideally, minimum of three years or above working experience in OEMs; Rich experience in the design of automotive interior and exterior decoration Able to carry out internal and external modelling or component design and development and technical research work alone; Have the project experience that dominates the whole process of vehicle design; Have excellent surface comprehension ability and model transformation ability; Good ability to express and communicate in English; Able to adapt to long-term overseas travel arrangements 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. JLDSPermanent / Chongqing, China
An experienced Electrical Maintenance Technician is required to join a manufacturing facility based in Skinningrove, which is near Teesside. The facility, part of the Product Support and Logistics Division, produces steel track shoes. When mounted on the track link assembly, the track shoes form the 'track' found on Hydraulic Excavators, Track Type Loaders and Track Type Tractors. Our client is looking for a time served Electrician, ideally Apprenticeship trained with IEE 17th/18th Edition. Benefits - Salary: £31,287.79, plus bonus, night shift premium, pension, shares, holiday pay and an extensive benefits package. Hours of Work: rotating 2 days 2 nights, 4 on 4 off Job Duties/Responsibilities: - Maintain and develop the facility availability and up time using fault analysis through pareto analysis and condition monitoring. - To be able to fault find on electrical/electronic, pneumatic and hydraulic circuits - To work to a planned preventative maintenance schedule - To liaise with the manufacturing and engineering departments to ensure equipment availability - Manage projects within the areas of responsibility - Able to root cause a machine failure and implement corrective actions in multiple disciplines - To generate ideas of how to save money in terms of cost and velocity and awareness of the area's budget - You will be evaluated in line with the below competencies - Building Trust, Customer Focus, Decision Making, Effective Communication, Enterprise Point of View, Focus on Quality, Inclusive Environment, Personal Accountability, Personal Development, Working Safely, Working Together. Experience / Required Qualifications: - NVQ Level 3 / Time served Apprentice background or equivalent qualification, preferably with the latest I.E.E. 17th/18th Edition. - Working within a manufacturing environment. Ideally Hydraulic and mechanical experience. - Operating PLC, Electrical / Electronic & CNC systems, Fault finding & diagnostics. - Ability to read electrical / mechanical schematics and PLC ladder listings. To apply for this Electrical Maintenance Technician position please contact Rachel Meacham.Permanent / Saltburn-by-the-Sea, North Yorkshire
Job Title: Future Trend Designer Location: Pudong, Shanghai, China Permanent Salary: Excellent (DOE) An exciting opportunity for a Future Trend Designer has arisen with this a trend-setting, domestically leading and globally influential automotive research and development company. Specialists in providing world-class automotive development services covering design, engineering development, testing and validation in the Pudong region of Shanghai. The individual will work under the leadership of the Prospective Supervisor Designer and participate in the forward-looking design team. The team carry out information collection, research, analysis, looking at forward design trend and future concept design direction and research to expand the future design language of the sub-brand. The individual will be involved in proposing forward-looking and innovative conceptual solutions based on the architecture input of the new platform and combined with the needs of the Chinese market. KEY RESPONSIBILITIES According to the model development and market demand for the target market, carry out information collection and research, analysis of prospective automotive design trends and future conceptual design direction, leading the trend of product design Combine the future design trend and the future model spectrum, paper studies and expand the future design language of the sub-brand. Based on the new platform architecture input, combined with the future model spectrum, put forward a wealth of forward-looking innovative concepts and concepts of interior and exterior design solutions. Create high quality forward concept design scheme of interior and exterior decoration Instruct the model maker to produce proportional models and full-size models that meet engineering and design requirements Guide and cooperate with Alias Digital Model Division and Engineer data Publish work, design quality and production of design drawings, models, digital modules as delivery results Responsible for participating the design and development of internal and external decorative mass production projects, and complete high quality program submissions SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE REQUIRED Full-time undergraduate or above in Industrial Design (Product Design)/Vehicle Design) Excellent car sketch hand-painted creativity and performance ability Familiar with automotive modelling design related platform Architecture Engineering knowledge Able to communicate orally and in writing in English Proficient in the use of Photoshop Design expression software 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. JLDSPermanent / Pudong Xin Qu, China
Supplier Development Engineers - Attractive - Permanent - Aerospace and Defence A Supplier Development Engineer is required to join a leading Aerospace and Defence manufacturing company on Permanent basis that specialises in products primarily for the Aviation industry. The Supplier Development Engineer will work with a team to manage supplier development initiatives in their geographical area. The focus for the Supplier Development Engineer will be improving supplier quality, supplier on-time delivery, and support supply chain strategies, etc. The successful Supplier Development Engineer will report to the UK Manager. National candidates will be considered as this company do have multiple sites that can act as a base or flexible on working from home as required. Responsibilities and Accountabilities of the Supplier Development Engineer Partner with key suppliers to pursue continuous improvement Problem solving, waste elimination with the objective of improving performance Implement proactive and reactive strategies and tools to improvements the supply base Drive problem resolution process at suppliers and perform capacity assessments Provide supplier quality and delivery oversight, analysis, and performance tracking Lead the implementation of supplier quality clinics and develop and execute action plans Analyse strategic supplier quality and delivery performance data Report results to the internal customers at various levels of the organisation Involve internal customers in supplier problem resolution when needed Contribute to advancement of tools and techniques within the Supplier Performance teams Requirements, Experience and Skills of the Supplier Development Engineer Good experience in manufacturing, quality or engineering Six Sigma and/or Lean knowledge and certification preferred Experience in manufacturing and supplier quality operations Experience with assessing supplier capability and value stream mapping Experience with Advanced Quality Planning tools (such as FMEAs, Control Plans, PPAPs, etc) Ability to assure implementation of these tools within the supply base Experience with capacity analysis and production readiness tools Demonstrated ability to manage and complete multiple projects simultaneously Demonstrated ability to manage short term imperatives and long-term strategies Strong problem solving and analytical skills and ability to influence individuals and groups Excellent interpersonal, communication, presentation skills Experience with ISO-9001 and/or AS9100 QS9000, ISO13485, TS-16949 requirements Knowledge of theory and application of statistical concepts In depth knowledge of quality systems, policies, procedures, and ability to apply them This job will be located in any one of the company's facilities nationally Frequent travel required to suppliers in the assigned area Security Clearance will be required for this role due to the nature of the products involved. If interested in these Supplier Development Engineer role, then please contact Peter Heap at Jonathan Lee Recruitment or apply directly. Alternatively, please send suitable MS Word Format CV's directly to this Email for review. or call my direct line on 01384 446102.Permanent / West Midlands, England
Job Title: Exterior Creative Designer Location: Pudong, Shanghai, China Permanent Salary: Excellent (DOE) An exciting opportunity for an Exterior Creative Designer has arisen with this a trend-setting, domestically leading and globally influential automotive research and development company. Specialists in providing world-class automotive development services covering design, engineering development, testing and validation in the Pudong region of Shanghai. The individual will work under the leadership of the main designer and project manager of the exterior model of the design department. KEY RESPONSIBILITIES According to the design project plan to ensure the time node, make a variety of design renderings, cooperate with the modelling surface data release related work, to ensure the creation of advanced, continuous, engineering feasibility of high-quality, highly aesthetically pleasing design. According to the requirements of the model development plan, the vehicle Engineering technical information and the relevant market and other departments to provide the target market information, design trend analysis, competitor design analysis and reference Model design analysis According to the design analysis, design strategy and design positioning, develop the corresponding design direction, so as to carry out a variety of design research Make high quality whole vehicle or local shape design sketch, effect diagram, tape diagram, Alias Concept digital and design key lines, with and guide the model engineer to make a proportional model in line with engineering requirements, full-size trim shape Responsible for the design quality and production quality of the design drawings, models and digital modules as the result of delivery With the use of Alias, work on data release of the Model Division and Engineer Perform regular analysis, summary and archiving of design materials, work processes and delivery results at all stages of the design project and after the completion of the project, in order to improve working methods and processes and further improve efficiency and design quality. SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE REQUIRED Full-time Bachelor Degree or above, Industrial Design (Product Design)/ Vehicle Design)/Art Design/Automotive Design related Majors Automotive styling design processes, techniques, automotive engineering, product design and related expertise, English-speaking countries level four or above Proficient in the use of basic Office software, Photoshop Master, Alias Basic Application capabilities Creative sketch expression, model making and design presentation 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 role please contact Teresa Anderson at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384 446156. JLDSPermanent / Pudong Xin Qu, China
Job Title: HMI Design Team Leader Location: Nanjing, Eastern Jiangsu Province, China Permanent Salary: Excellent (DOE) An exciting opportunity for a HMI Design Team Leader has arisen with this global automobile manufacturer in the Nanjing region of China. The individual will be responsible for growing and developing a HMI team, capturing the the needs and ensuring delivery of digital assets to assist with the future vision of redesigning user experience priorities. KEY RESPONSIBILITIES Creation of Global User Interface designs and specifications to in-vehicle infotainment (IVI) digital components, such as Clusters and center stack infotainment systems s is designed and released in the Ford Asia Pacific region As a Team Leader you would guide a small team of HMI Designers; Providing coaching and skill, leading the team to achieve timing commitments Through research, understand the customer expectations for controls and displays for the Asia Pacific markets and communicate needs to local software and team Guide the line-up of HMI displays and controls including the identification of all new features and interactions CT digital displays for all programs developed in the Asian Pacific region Apart of cross functional team including Digital Design Aesthetics, Software for the team, using Scaled Agile Framework Deliver China specific graphical design and service interactions to accelerate the company position in China SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE REQUIRED 3+ years of HMI design and delivery Master's or Bachelor's Degree in Industrial Design, Graphic Design, Interaction Design or equivalent Proven experience in graphical design and delivery Strong communication skills Capable of working in a cross-functional role with software and hardware teams Experience with QT, HTML5, Adobe Creative Cloud, Illustrator, Photoshop or equivalent preferred 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. JLDSPermanent / Nanjing Shi, Jiangsu
Job Title: Automotive Designer Location: Pudong, Shanghai, China Permanent Salary: Excellent (DOE) An exciting opportunity for an Automotive Designer has arisen with this global automobile manufacturer in the Pudong region of Shanghai. The individual will be required to deliver compelling design solutions and product innovations for automotive exterior and interior. KEY RESPONSIBILITIES Create fresh, innovative ideas with a stretch and forward thinking Traditional and digital (2D and 3D) concepts and production programs Self-driven with leadership role on project developments Project ownership and drive the team for high quality deliverables with timing discipline Creative thinking within technical package/constraints Interface with cross-functional team during various design phases Create artistic presentation to Senior Managements SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE REQUIRED Visionary and passionate about Automotive Design Academic Degrees and the experience in Automotive Design Strong 2D & 3D digital capabilities. Well experienced in both Exterior and Interior design & the concepts and production projects Ability to create three-dimensionally, with a strong emphasis in proportions, sophistication, and a refined sense of graphics and form Deep understanding/knowledge in Automobile design and design process Proficiency in applying and translating cultural insights to design characteristics Strategic and Creative Thinking Strong Communication and presentation skills Special Knowledge Required: Traditional design Media (pen, pencil, marker) 2D/3D Digital Design Media (Photoshop, Alias Autostudio, Maya, VRED, Power point, etc.) 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. JLDSPermanent / Pudong Xin Qu, China
My client a well respected international medical device manufacturer are seeking an experienced Senior Quality Engineer Management Systems. The primary responsibility of the role is to organise and lead on a day to day basis the company's quality systems, to the requirements of regulated standards. To maintain certification to these standards as required, by administration of the management system, driving actions and facilitating others to ensure compliance.The job role is best suited to a very motivated, well organised person. The individual will lead and work with various departments in order to develop integrated processes and procedures which work for the business, but comply with the requirements of standards. Core Responsibilities Implement and maintain the company's Business Management Systems ensuring compliance to ISO9001, 14001, OHSAS 1800/ISO 45001 and ISO 13485 and FDA QSR requirements. Support the transition to 45001 in conjunction with the HSE Advisor Implementing ISO 13485 Liaising with external certification bodies (or enforcing agencies such as FDA) to maintain/again certification and approval as required Management and implementation of the internal audit programme for QHSE, including ad hoc process audits as the need demands, including ensuring legal compliance audits are conducted as required. To locally implement and monitor Group QHSE Policies and Processes, ensuring embedding and approval of all QHSE documents Ensuring DMR information is suitably controlled and issued Lead the internal audit program, conduct internal audits and drive associated improvement activity. To be the representative for system and product certification audits and reporting. Experience Required Auditing experience in any of: ISO 9001, ISO 45001, ISO 14001 and ISO 13485 and FDA Part 820 Quality System Regulation - ideally lead auditor trained Medical device regulatory experience or qualification Knowledge of ISO9001 Knowledge of any of: ISO 45001, ISO 14001 and ISO 13485 and FDA Part 820 Quality Systems is desirable not essential Medical Device quality systems, implementation would be beneficial This role would suit an experienced Quality Engineer or Senior Quality Engineer seeking to progress their career in Quality Systems Management. Please apply as soon as possible to be considered for this desirable Quality Engineering position.Permanent / Dudley, West Midlands
Job Title: UX/UI Manager Location: Pudong, Shanghai, China Permanent Salary: Excellent (DOE) An exciting opportunity for a UX/UI Manager has arisen with this global automobile manufacturer in the Pudong region of Shanghai. The individual will be required to lead a team of user experience strategies, as well as interact with Designers and Researchers to research and develop concepts for the new customer experiences and other features for in-vehicle and out-of-vehicle scenarios. KEY RESPONSIBILITIES Manage a team to deliver user interface requirements and user experience strategies for my business Conduct user research and evaluations-design and analyse user behaviour, interactions and other elements of product design Partner closely with business, teams to suggest conceptual designs based in functional and business requirements Partner closely with product owners and product managers to refine designs and product requirements Validate research and develop product user experiences and customer interactions SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE REQUIRED Bachelor or Master of Arts at any of the following: Marketing, Communications, Product Design, Industrial Design, Architecture, Design or Bachelor or Master of Science at any of the following: Software Engineering, Computer Science or similar fields Knowledge of design thinking, user experience design and similar practices Self-learner of in-vehicle and mobility related applications Strong communication and presentation skills to communicate with product managers globally Ability to create a collaborative team environment and under aggressive timelines Accustomed to operating in a product-drive/with agile methodologies Ability to define trends in digital industries, product design and usability to update and adjust product design direction Highly fluent in English and Mandarin; Candidates-flexible with the hours due to time differences between markets Special Knowledge Required: Professional exposure in Product, Product Engineering, Product Design, Digital Design, Marketing, Art, Architecture Experience with rapid prototyping, user research and the interaction 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. Please submit your application with a design portfolio JLDSPermanent / Pudong Xin Qu, China
Job Title: Automotive Design Manager Location: Pudong, Shanghai, China Permanent Salary: Excellent (DOE) An exciting opportunity for an Automotive Design Manager has arisen with this global automobile manufacturer in the Pudong region of Shanghai. You will join a highly creative, professional environment where a passion for excellence and innovation is fundamental. This leadership role is within the Design Studio and supports the creation of both production and advanced Design programmes. Working closely with your diverse team of Designers and cross-functional partners, you will steer the design production programmes from initial design brief creation through to final surface release. In this role you would manage, mentor and your team to deliver within challenging and complex constraints. KEY RESPONSIBILITIES The delivery of highly emotional exterior and interior designs, meeting often complex, assumptions within a GO-FAST Studio Environment Presentation of design reviews to senior management Curate design, steering your design and modelling teams within the context of design and engineering inputs Deliver design intent through highly collaborative interaction with product, colleagues and outside suppliers SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE REQUIRED A minimum of 5 years' experience as a Senior Designer, experience of working with a global OEM is highly desirable. Strategic thinker and a passion for detail Team-focused, highly organised with exemplary communication skills; written, visual and verbal Proficiency in 3-D modelling tools is highly desired Strong English communication skills in required 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. JLDSPermanent / Pudong Xin Qu, China
Job Title: Digital Modeller Location: Guangzhou, South China Permanent Salary: Excellent (DOE) An unmissable opportunity for a Digital Modeller has arisen with this global automobile manufacturer in Southern China. The individual will utilise Alias and Catia, looking at the use of body and body parts in 3-D data. KEY RESPONSIBILITIES Generation of mass production from point cloud data in clay models and A-Level data Discussion and adjustment of data on engineering feasibility. SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE REQUIRED Proficient in mass production and development of new numbers Strong knowledge of industrial design engineering. Bachelor Degree or above in related field Proficient in the use of ALIAS Experience in a design position in the automotive industry Ability to communicate daily work in English 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. JLDSPermanent / Guangzhou Shi, Guangdong
Manufacturing and Process Engineering Manager An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Manufacturing and Process Engineering Manager with an established engineering but globally expanding company, who are world renowned in the Rail and Construction industries for the design development and manufacture of energy absorption products, based at their Coventry Facilities. The Manufacturing and Process Engineering Manager will lead the UK process engineering team, developing a culture focused on Safety, Quality, Cost, Delivery and People. Support the UK manufacturing with technical support on all manufacturing issues. Then identify areas of continuous improvement to deliver lead time and cost benefits and ensure the process engineering departments comply with all company processes. They will also remain 'hands-on' with business operations at site level and coaching and member his team members. Key Responsibilities Support Production & Quality in the resolution of day to day quality issues and formulating robust corrective actions. Support the development of an NPI process ensuring all NPI projects are implemented in a controlled manor. Advise and implement new technology/capital plant within the Coventry site and provide technical advice to other sites (Sharing experience on core competency). Identify and manage opportunities for cost-out/cost down. Support all other internal functions / departments. Develop and implement internal process engineering procedures. Develop the Coventry site shop floor layouts to improve efficiency and productivity. Support production to deliver customer requirements. Qualifications Skills and Experience Degree or HNC qualified in Manufacturing or Engineering or equivalent such as a Time Served Apprentice with a minimum of 10 years' experience. Excellent man-management skills. Experience within the aerospace, automotive or equivalent industry Experience of implementing NPI projects and plant. Strong communication skills and be willing to drive innovation and change. Background in batch production in a manufacturing/engineering environment. Knowledge of CNC machining, welding and assembly processes. Knowledge of Lean Manufacturing principles. Benefits Salary negotiable dependent upon experience. Pension scheme. If you are interested in this role please forward your CV and contact details to Philip Delaloye at or for more details call +44(0)1384446192.Permanent / Coventry, West Midlands
Job Title: Clay Modeller Location: Guangzhou, South China Permanent Salary: Excellent (DOE) An unmissable opportunity for a Clay Modeller has arisen with this global automobile manufacturer in Southern China. KEY RESPONSIBILITIES Making clay models of car exterior and interiors Manufacture of automotive clay models with high precision SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE REQUIRED Ability to scan clay models to create mass-produced 3-D Datasets Proven experience in new model, large-scale production and development Strong knowledge of Industrial Design Engineering Bachelor Degree or above in related field Sufficient industrial design background in clay modelling Experience in design position in automotive industry Ability to communicate daily work in English 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. JLDSPermanent / Guangzhou Shi, Guangdong
Job title: Colour Designer Location: Guangzhou, South China Permanent Salary: Excellent (DOE) An unmissable opportunity for a Colour Designer has arisen with this global automobile manufacturer in Southern China. The individual will be responsible for the design and development of car appearance and interior colours. KEY RESPONSIBILITIES Creating new concepts for colour and material design and creating the right image board Designers will also be on the computer to simulate the right image in the software SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE REQUIRED Successful candidates will be adept at developing the colours and materials of the cars` exterior and interiors Designers will also be proficient in mass production and development of new numbers, with strong knowledge of industrial design engineering Bachelor Degree or above or same industry working experience Familiar with Photoshop and Illustrator A keen interest in Automotive Design and Development Ability to communicate daily work in English 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. JLDSPermanent / Guangzhou Shi, Guangdong
Job title: Automotive Exterior and Interior Designer Location: Guangzhou, South China Permanent Salary: Excellent (DOE) An unmissable opportunity for an Automotive Exterior and Interior Designer has arisen with this global automobile manufacturer in Southern China. KEY RESPONSIBILITIES Creating new car sketches and renderings, with proven experience of mass production and development of new numbers. SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE REQUIRED Bachelor Degree or above Strong knowledge of industrial design engineering. To use ALIAS and turn these ideas into 3-D images Ability to communicate daily work in English 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. JLDSPermanent / Guangzhou Shi, Guangdong
Junior Account Manager £35,000 - £40,000 Automotive Warwickshire My client is looking for an ambitious Junior Account Manager who is looking to assist in driving revenue in a high-tech, entrepreneurial environment. My client is a niche tier one Automotive supplier focused on electric vehicle technology. Your duties and responsibilities will be the following: Respond to incoming client queries and action appropriately Prepare quotes and supporting the full sales process Developing relationships with OEM, Tier 1 and Tier 2 manufacturers Provide customer feedback to the engineering team regarding product development Assist in account managers for key customers Help deliver a detailed business plan to support company objective, including achieving sales targets We are looking for the following: Someone who is experienced in a Sales/Sales Support function within a Manufacturing environment Knowledge of taking the customer through the quotation process Excellent communication skills Being able to stick to project deadlines and deliver on time Ideally Degree educatedPermanent / Warwickshire, England
Job Title - Purchasing Assistant Hourly rate - £16.19 Location - Birmingham Industry - FMCG An opportunity has arisen for a Purchasing Assistant to work for this international FMCG food manufacturer based in the Birmingham area. As Purchasing Assistant you will support the UK Export Team as part of a Brexit project, your key responsibilities will be: To coordinate stock availability with customer orders in line with planned dispatch dates Progress chasing the orders through transport booking with the warehouse team Supporting on organising the movement of stock between warehouses and collation of customs documentation post dispatch of goods In addition to the above you will be a strong and clear communicator, with the ability to handle complex data with quantity and accuracy. You will have the ability to build strong relationships with customers, based on credibility and trust. You will also be an advanced excel user, and have previous experience of working in a customer service or logistics environment. If you would like to know more about this role, please contact Sarah Gilbert or Kate Stevens at Jonathan Lee Recruitment.Contract / Birmingham, West Midlands
Job title: NX/CAD Design Engineer (Interiors / Moulded Components / Trim) Location: South West Automotive, CAD, NX, Tier 1 / OEM/Industrial Design Engineering Due to the development of a new state of the art vehicle, our Client, a technology leader and pioneering company based in South West requires a creative and innovative Design Engineer with experience NX or CAD. Engineers with knowledge of interior components and systems and with experience of any injection moulded products with a creative approach would be particularly well received. Accountabilities Develop fully detailed CAD models Perform engineering design work relating to configuring, deploying, maintain and updating CAD models. Produce designs that meet targets for concepts, feasibility, packaging, clearance zones, mass, performance, safety, legislation, quality and timing. Generate, update and maintaining accurate CAD models, commodity package and section book. Generate accurate 2d CAD drawing as required. Ensure all work carried out is in compliance with company design, safety, quality, environmental compliance and standards Interact with various departments and stake holders to obtain design information and implement in CAD as appropriate. Skills Experience of generating concepts and converting into robust detailed engineering CAD models. Integrating engineering feasibility into CAD design. Knowledge of plastic material properties and behaviours. Knowledge and experience of dimensional control and tolerancing components at part level, through sub assembly levels and final assembly level. Able to demonstrate independent creative flair to solve complex interface design challenges. Ability to implement innovative design thinking into robust product designs. Self-motivated. Ability to meet project timescales. Able to work as a team and be self-motivated to resolve issues independently. Own CAD issue resolutions. Present finding in a concise, accurate, detailed way. Willing to train in NX as required. This is an excellent opportunity for an ambitious and proactive Engineer to join a company enjoying huge expansion and develop their career. In return for their experience, motivation and hard work, this South West-based innovative automotive company will offer you: great basic salary/rate plus bonus and benefits an excellent working environment that focuses on innovation and creativity Career progression and development Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon. If you have knowledge of delivering plastic products ideally within the Automotive Interiors arena and you want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about this role, please contact Chiara Caterisano at Jonathan Lee RecruitmentPermanent / Bristol, England
Price Analyst 18 months Fixed Term Contract - (Job Number: 18000BL8) Peterborough, Cambridgeshire, UK Benefits 10% Annual bonus 25 Days Annual Leave Contributory Pension Scheme (Company matching up to 10%) Company Share Purchase Scheme (Company Contribution 50%) Financial Qualification Study Support (if applicable) Child Care Vouchers & Retail Discounts Job Details For more than 85 years, Caterpillar has been building the world's infrastructure and, in partnership with our network of Cat® dealers worldwide, has helped drive positive and sustainable change on every continent. We are a global company, with hundreds of locations worldwide to serve and support our customer base, and respond quickly to their needs. Perkins Engines, a wholly owned subsidiary of Caterpillar Inc., is recognised as a leading manufacturer of industrial diesel engines. OEM Manufacturers and users on every continent have, for generations, trusted Perkins Engines to power their world. A vacancy has arisen in the Pricing Team of the Industrial Power Systems Division (IPSD) of Caterpillar for a Price Analyst on an 18 Month FTC / Secondment. The Engines Pricing team work closely with the global sales and commercial teams to ensure that the pricing decisions we make result in the optimum profit outcomes. Key Responsibilities include (but are not limited to): Establishing and reviewing price proposals for Industrial Power Systems Products (both CAT and Perkins brands). The process includes analysis of sales history, volume forecast, competition, product quality, product availability, value premiums, costs and related factors Working with key customers within Commercial, Marketing, Accounting, Economics, Engineering, Legal, Manufacturing, Purchasing and Product teams to obtain and evaluate information needed for making pricing recommendations Assist in achieving specific Division objectives by aiding efforts to improve profitability through recommending revenue growth opportunities for price, volume or Percentage of Industry Sales (PINS) Maintain the company's master price history records through various Enterprise Resource Planning and Price Optimisation systems Influence key business decision makers around best practice associated with pricing structures and pricing/volume trade-offs to optimise both enterprise and accountable level profitability outcomes Maintain internal controls including Sarbanes-Oxley control documentation and responsible for the testing and validating of these controls Aid the development of tools and structures for new product introductions Continuous opportunities to improve structural and systemised processes. Required skills: Previous Pricing, Sales or order to delivery experience Strong analytical skills, ability to take a detailed data set and provide summarised, meaningful analysis Process / controls experience Confident in communications and presentation skills Good team player - interpersonal skills are imperative, as the role consolidates data from multiple sources and deals with requests from a diverse customer group Proficient in the use of MS Excel Desired Skills: MS Access Skills Experience of ERP / Pricing systems Prior experience of business partnering If you are interested in this position, please APPLY NOW. For more information, contact Lois Weston at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384446119.Contract / Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Job Title: Senior Designer - Automotive Location: Shanghai, China Permanent Salary: Excellent (DOE) An unmissable opportunity for a Senior Designer has arisen with Italy`s supplier of style and engineering services in the automotive industry. Due to the steady growth in the Chinese market, they have expanded their operations into the heart of the automotive district in Shanghai, China. KEY RESPONSIBILITIES: With free hand-drawn and Photoshop Sketch and renderings Express high levels of creativity Work closely with studio engineering to find solutions that can be put into production Work on a wide range of production and advanced design Solutions High flexibility in the overall design process: from styling recommendations to detail solutions Guide all design processes, from the sketch phase to the CAS 3D Modelling, and then to A Grade surface SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE REQUIRED Has a wealth of automotive design experience, preferably at the international level (OEM) Have production experience and advanced design plan Passion for automotive design and innovative approaches to innovation Willing to keep learning and have the ability to face complex challenges to make a difference Proactive, talented, proactive and able to be part of an international team Able to deliver under tight time constraints Excellent visual communication skills Bachelor's or Master's Degree in Industrial, Product or Transport Design required Fluent in English 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. JLDSPermanent / Shanghai, China
Test Equipment Development Engineer - Permanent - Aerospace & Defence - Attractive A Test Equipment Development Engineer is required to join an established company with a strong reputation in the aerospace and defence sectors. The successful candidate will be joining to assist in the development of test equipment and rigs to the highest standards. Responsibilities of the Test Equipment Development Engineer will include the following: Design and development of new assembly and electronics hardware & test equipment. Develop and write software primarily using LabView. Provide drawings, software listings and technical support for assembly and test equipment. Work alongside repair, maintenance and calibration test teams. The Test Equipment Development Engineer should have the following skills or experience: BSc Degree in Electronics/Electrical Engineering or equivalent Experience in an electronics design role for safety critical engineering applications. Experience using LabView and Excellent communication skills. Experience in an engineering environment Computer literate with software programming experience Ability to fault find to component level with little or no drawing cover. A desire to develop a career in the field of Test Equipment Development Engineering This is an excellent opportunity for anyone with knowledge of electronic test design to develop your career. In return for your experience, this Gloucestershire based company will offer the successful Test Equipment Development Engineer. Competitive salary Annual bonus scheme Health plan The opportunity to work on exciting cutting-edge technology projects Interviews for the Test Equipment Development Engineer will commence with immediate effect with a view to starting as soon as possible. For further information on the Test Equipment Development Engineer position please contact Peter Heap on my direct line 01384 446102 at Jonathan Lee Recruitment.Permanent / Gloucestershire, England
Verification Specialist - Import/Export £negotiable hourly rate Off-Highway Peterborough An opportunity has arisen for a Verification Specialist to work for a leading manufacturer of off-highway equipment based in the Peterborough area. As a Verification Specialist, you will be validating and approving export and import freight invoices covering material being imported to our Peterborough site from our worldwide supplier base in line with pre-defined Sarbanes Oxley rules. Job Duties/Responsibilities may include, but are not limited to: Review incoming freight invoices for inbound and outbound material. Validate service has been incurred by checking internal databases to prove material has been received or shipped from site. Check Proof of Delivery has been supplied if required. Checking pre-agreed rate cards to ensure invoice matches. Identifying non-standard transport and checking Special Transport Form for agreed rate. Adherence to local departmental metrics on invoice grief resolution. Producing weekly reports to summarise grief levels and ageing. Supporting Month-end Accrual Process. Querying discrepant invoices with carriers Investigating unapproved invoices by engaging with key business contacts to understand material lane and drive resolution / payment Raise manual payment requests where required Act as a champion for compliance at all times. Work with key stakeholders to ensure they understand the end to end transport process and drive process discipline. Required Skills / Experience Numerate and PC literate Knowledge and understanding of Incoterms Experience of Export and Import Processes Microsoft Excel knowledge to Intermediate Level Able to work with both speed and accuracy Able to display tenacity when trying to resolve queries Ability to build relationships with key internal and external process partners Desired Experience of working with ERP/MRP systems. Experience of working with International Freight and carriers. This is a 6-month rolling contract, requiring demonstrable skills in export and import processes. If you would like to know more about this role, please contact Kate Stevens or Sarah Gilbert at Jonathan Lee Recruitment.Contract / Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Job title: Commodity Sourcing Manager Salary Range: Competitive Location: Birmingham Global Aerospace Company A Commodity Sourcing Manager is required with extensive knowledge of raw material commodity management and Goods Inward operational management within a manufacturing environment. Candidates with experience of the rubber industry would be well received. This company, a global leader based in Birmingham requires a motivated, analytical and detailed Commodity Sourcing Manager with commodity management and Goods In experience for this permanent role. As the Commodity Sourcing Manager, you will be required to: Support the Procurement Manager in managing the procurement of all direct raw materials and commodities from a global supply base. Manage the Goods In function. Negotiate and formulate contracts of supply and terms and conditions. Ensure raw materials are delivered on time and to specification. The Commodity Sourcing Manager should have the following skills or experience: Goods In operational management. Raw Material Commodity Management. International contract negotiations. In direct and direct material purchase experience. MCIPS or part CIPS qualified. This is an excellent opportunity for anyone with knowledge of Commodity Management within a fast-paced manufacturing environment to develop your career. In return for your experience, this Birmingham based company will offer you: Competitive Salary. Comprehensive Benefits. Career Development. Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon. If you have knowledge and experience of Commodity Management including Goods In operational management within a manufacturing environment and you want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the Commodity Sourcing Managers role, please contact Paul Broadhead at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384 446 155.Permanent / Birmingham, West Midlands
Automotive Buyers - Automotive OEM Great rates of pay - DOE Contract for 6 months + Location: Wiltshire This is an exciting opportunity for influential procurement professional to provide on-site support for our Automotive client in the Wiltshire. The Role: You will be responsible to set up the buying process and the sourcing of the supplier base. You will negotiate the VFM on piece, tool and design and delivery. Negotiate and support T&C's Manage document control - issue and have returned RFQ's, ESAs etc The Person: Experience buyer with a strong automotive background Experience of Colour and Trim Ideally have experience of sourcing fabrics, internal leather, cloth and wood Is expected to have Proven Cost management experience Full member of CIPS or working towards it Please click in the link to apply or call Lois Weston for more information 01384446119.Contract / Malmesbury, Wiltshire
Project Engineer 3 Year FTC FMCG Oxfordshire £45,000 to £65,000 + benefits (Day rate considered) We are delighted to continue our partnership with one of the fastest growing FMCG businesses in Europe, employing over 10,000 people, in more than 50 factories producing close to 2million tonnes of product per year across the globe. It has never been a better time to join, with a strong business acquisition programme ongoing, a forward order book that is at breaking point and a brand that has gone from strength to strength, time has come to invest in their capabilities here in the UK. To maintain the speed of growth they have seen over the last 2 years, a significant CAPEX programme is due to be undertaken in the next 5 years. To support this growth, we are now looking for a Project Engineer to report into the Project Engineering Manager on a 3-year Fixed Term Contract About the role Own, manage and install capital engineering projects from £10k to £5 million within approved budgets and agreed timescales by working closely with departmental heads Work with the Site Operations Team to identify opportunities for capital investment that drive improvements in all areas of the business - safety/people/quality/service/cost Control the activities and standard of work of third party contractors on site by ensuring adherence to statutory compliance, hygiene and Health and Safety legislation and best practice. Ensure that the appropriate inductions and site familiarisation have been completed. Liaise with the purchasing function as required to ensure maximum value on the purchase of goods and services About you A broad engineering knowledge covering mechanical, electrical and site services specialisms Project engineering experience within a food or processing manufacturing environment Operational knowledge of CDM, H & S legislation and best practice Competency in the use of AutoCad and Microsoft Project Experience of PLC's (preferably Siemens) Have effective communication, impact and influencing skills Ability to control budgets, to forecast and to plan work Effective time management and organisational skills Ideally hold HND or degree equivalent in a technical/engineering discipline Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon. If you have knowledge of Electrical, Mechanical and Site Services, experience of significant CAPEX projects up to £10m and you want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the Project Engineer role, please contact Scott Williams at Jonathan Lee Recruitment PSC17Permanent / Oxfordshire, England
Manufacturing Manager Food - FMCG Oxfordshire £56,000 + benefits Are you an experienced Manufacturing Manager from a food production background? Are you able to empower your teams to help drive a cultural change? Do you have strong project management experience? Do you aspire to be a Plant Director in the next 5 to 10 years? This could be the role for you? Continuing our partnership with one of the fastest growing FMCG businesses in Europe, employing over 10,000 people, in more than 50 factories producing close to 2million tonnes of product per year across the globe. It has never been a better time to join, with a strong business acquisition programme ongoing, a forward order book that is at breaking point and a brand that has gone from strength to strength, time has come to invest in their capabilities here in the UK. To maintain the speed of growth they have seen over the last 2 years, a significant CAPEX programme is due to be undertaken in the next 6 to 8 years. To support this growth, we are now looking for a Manufacturing Manager to report into the Plant Director. The Manufacturing Manager will take control of all UK manufacturing activities and ensure the planned output is achieved within budget through KPI performance reporting. As you would expect this is an exciting time, so you will also proactively lead and manage all relevant projects introduced into your area of responsibility, whilst developing your staff to achieve their goals through your mentorship About the role Proactively lead and manage projects and initiatives impacting manufacturing areas Co-ordinate activities with other functions ensuring delivery of product in line with customer expectations Lead all activities creating long and short-term goals for supervision and promoting continuous improvement Provide regular reports and agree on execution of projects in partnership with the Plant Director Ensure production plans are agreed and met Ensure all product is produced in line with customer quality requirements, and to investigate all complaints to resolution. Promote safe working Actively work with the engineering function to ensure equipment is introduced and maintained Proactively support product introductions and provide relevant input About you Minimum 5 years management experience within a manufacturing environment Technical background preferred Minimum 2 year's experience managing large projects Must be proficient in MS Office with strong analytical skills Must have demonstrable customer-facing experience Excellent communications skills, written and verbal, at all levels (including presentations) Understanding of SAP would be preferred There is a real opportunity for progression to Plant Director in the next 5 to 10 years, so we are looking for someone with the gravitas, experience and future potential to step into that role down the line Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon. If you are an experienced food manufacturing manager, have strong project management experience and you want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the Manufacturing Manager role, please contact Scott Williams at Jonathan Lee Recruitment PSC17Permanent / Oxfordshire, England
Business Strategy Manager Automotive West Midlands £Negotiable The purpose of the role is to work directly with the Managing Director to manage the strategic direction of the company in Europe and ensure the business is up to date with the latest information on all key meetings, issues and actions. The duties of the Business Strategy Manager: Collate and investigate technologies, companies, trends and businesses for potential growth areas. Understand and improve strategic projects within the business in Europe. Actively participate in strategic projects to secure the future of the business. Focus on building and maintaining good working relationships with clients and interfacing departments. Develop supporting documents and summarise, create and consolidate key technical presentations for meetings as appropriate. Build and maintain a good working relationship with customers to ensure the company provides support and gathers the right technical and business information. Ensure that all work is aligned with the key business strategies. Experience/skills required for the Business Strategy Manager role: A strong and demonstrated business management background ideally in the automotive sector. Strong communication skills with the ability to consolidate information into strategy. A strong technical background and understanding. A resilience and enthusiasm to respond constructively to new ideas and inputs. Strong stakeholder management skills. The ability to build credibility and trust through experience and personal style. Ideally degree qualified in a business or engineering related subject. Applications: We are immediately sourcing suitable candidates for this role. If you are interested please apply with your CV and covering letter, along with confirmation of your current notice period and salary expectations. Shortlisted candidates will be contacted prior to submission with further details. However, should you wish to discuss your application in the meantime, please contact Justin Wainwright on 01268 889267 or 07711 156281Permanent / Kidderminster, Worcestershire
Job Title: Senior Quality Engineer Job Location: Warwickshire Salary: Competitive salary plus an excellent benefits package A Senior Quality Engineer is required with knowledge of Supplier Quality and 8D. Candidates with experience of the Automotive industry would be well received. Due to growth this company based in Warwickshire requires a hands-on Senior Quality Engineer with IATF 16949 experience for a new permanent role. As a Senior Quality Engineer you will be required to provide quality engineering support in the following areas: Setup of in-house quality control and reporting, in particular incoming goods inspection, process control/control plans, final test and sign off. APQP process application in particular; control plans, PFMEA etc. Delivery of PPAP/ PSW Manage resolution of customer and internal quality concerns Implementation of internal Quality Standards (eventually to IATF 16949 accreditation) Supplier audit Attendance in customer project development teams In house training of staff for familiarisation of "House of Quality" related topics, APQP, PPAP, PSW The Senior Quality Engineer should have the following skills or experience: Experience in a Quality Engineering role within the automotive industry Ability to work hands on to implement and lead quality control implementation Development quality experience (NPI) Ability and willingness to travel, particularly China and NAFTA, to implement and support "House of Quality" policy and procedures. Ideally degree qualified A keen flexible attitude Excellent written and verbal communication skills Ideally Lean Engineering / Six Sigma experience This is an excellent opportunity for anyone with knowledge of PPAP and FMEA's to develop your career. In return for your experience, this Warwickshire-based Automotive company will offer you a competitive salary plus an excellent benefits package. If you have any questions about the Senior Quality Engineer role, please contact Georgia Silk at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384 446 147.Permanent / Warwickshire, England
PAYROLL ADVISOR To £30,000 per annum equivalent Contract - 6 months initially, potentially 12 months Aerospace Leicester The Role This position supports the Payroll function, ensuring employees across the business are paid correctly. Key activities will include: Oversee weekly and monthly payroll runs for approximately 800 staff, including hourly and salaried employees. Process calculations for Tax, NI and other deductions. Monitor and record absence, holiday, maternity/paternity as required. Manage pension contributions and other company incentives such as child care vouchers, car schemes, private medical etc. The Person This opportunity is ideal for a Payroll/HR professional who is available at short notice for a contract position. You will possess: Previous experience in a payroll capacity where a 500+ workforce are employed of a range of contract types. The ability to manage all aspects of regular payroll, and deductions such as tax, NI contributions. Knowledge of pensions, including auto-enrolment. Good ability with Payroll software and Microsoft Excel. A recognised Payroll or HR qualification would be beneficial. The Company Our client is a UK division of a US multi-billion dollar business which manufactures components to be supplied to the aerospace and defence industries. We will be representing candidates for this role who are able to operate under an Umbrella Company or their own Limited Company. Assistance and impartial guidance can be provided to aid in this regard. How to Apply To apply, please do so online, attaching a copy of your CV and details of your current remuneration.Contract / Leicester, Leicestershire
Job title: Test Engineering Technical Author - Diesel Engine Development Contract: £25.00 - £40.00 per hour LTD (fully dependent on experience) Location: Peterborough Industry: Diesel Engines A Test Engineering Technical Author opportunity has become available for one of the world's leading manufacturers of off-highway machinery and diesel and natural gas engines. You will join a product development team working on 0.5 to 2.2 range of engines. This position is part of a team of engineers responsible for the test and validation of diesel engine products. The engines are used in machine, industrial and electric power applications. Key areas of responsibility encountered in this Technical Author role may include any or all the following: Creation and update of engine test procedures Review of current Test procedures and lead changes through consensus in engineering community Recommend technical changes to engine development procedures for appropriateness Analyse Engine development data to create technical data and information Writing datasheets and technical documentation Drive process rigour, standardization and clear documentation to ISO17025 standards Transfer of documentation from legacy quality systems into new quality system You will be required to support the process improvement team projects, including use of standard work, production systems and lean 6 sigma techniques To apply for this Technical Author position you should have some of the following: Experience in a prototype engine test / development environment is required. Able to demonstrate a good understanding of base engine fundamentals. Incumbent needs high attention to detail, very clear communication skills and apply high level of process rigour. Engineering degree preferred but HNC/HND level candidates who possess a strong engine development background and the desire to develop and exhibit the required competencies will be considered. Self motivated, able to manage own workload and the ability to learn new skills at pace. Committed to continuous improvement, with an understanding of 6 Sigma processes. Must have ability to communicate effectively with team members and others in the work group, as well as customers, suppliers and employees in other workgroups. Please contact James Tilley for more details.Contract / Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Internal Sales - Dudley/Birmingham - Metals - £20-27k P.A + Bonus This is an exciting Internal Sales opportunity to join a well-established market leader in multi-metal stock holding. We are looking for an ambitious and proactive individual with a multi-metals background. Other engineering backgrounds will be considered. As the Internal Sales Representative your responsibilities will include; Manage a portfolio of key accounts supporting the Sales Manager and the internal/external team. Develop long term business opportunities with OEM's, end users & distributors. Seek out and execute 'added value' opportunities to secure profitable long term business. Excellent understanding of the full product range of high performance metals. This Internal Sales opportunity is a permanent position offering quick progression opportunities and a competitive starting salary. If you are interested in this exciting opportunity please click on the link to apply orPermanent / Dudley, West Midlands
Mechanical Maintenance Engineer Permanent Kidderminster Manufacturing Salary £30,000 (Plus shift allowance + overtime) Jonathan Lee are currently recruiting for a Maintenance Engineer for a client of our based in Kidderminster. This is an excellent opportunity to join a well-established business in the maintenance department. As a Mechanical Maintenance Engineer your duties will be: Carry out planned maintenance work & respond to equipment faults Deal with reactive breakdowns that occur Diagnose & repair of special purpose equipment PLC fault finding Mentor & support Maintenance Apprentices As a Mechanical Maintenance Engineer, you will have: Experience of working with Hydraulics & Pneumatics Must be able to read electrical drawings Basic fabrication skills Mechanical maintenance experience Immediate starts available! This role is a double day shift, however you must be flexible with shifts! Lots of overtime available & weekend work will be required! If you want to know about this role then please get in touch with Kieron today!Permanent / Kidderminster, Worcestershire
Job Title: Plant Manager Location: Dudley, West Midlands Salary: £ Competitive + Benefits Overview: We are currently recruiting for an experienced Plant Manager to work for our client at their site in the Dudley, they are looking for an experienced and motivated individual to manage the operation of their Plant and all workers, manage legal and regulatory requirements, quality and environment assurance standards, and Health and Safety. The role will be working in accordance with Permit to Operate under PPC regulations, Company policies, and Safe working practices. Key Responsibilities: Functional responsibility of the maintenance manager and the maintenance team Responsible for the overall operation of the plant, while ensuring the flow of waste and exportation of electricity is in accordance with relevant contracts Ensure that the operation of the plant is in strict accordance with all relevant legal and regulatory requirements, quality and environment standards, H&S, PPC permit requirements, company policies, all company Safe working practices. Oversee quality and quantity of waste coming into the plant Manage the personnel to fulfil the timely execution of duties to maintain efficient running of the plant. Define the strategy for the preventative & corrective maintenance and approve the planning of work for both operations and maintenance. Ensure that the plant staff correctly monitor all emissions and report all emission incidents, abnormal operations or other issues likely to cause pollution, to the Environment Agency. Thoroughly investigate the cause of any emissions incident and implement any corrective or preventative action to prevent re-occurrence. Liaise with officials of the client councils, the Environment Agency, the H&S Executive and other such bodies as and when required. Ensure the coordination of activities during shutdowns and outages which involves working outside of normal hours. Validate the tonnages of incoming wastes to split them and charge the relevant councils/traders. Manage budgets for the plant in accordance with objectives set by the Regional Operations Manager. Promote open communications between operations and maintenance teams to fulfil all required activities for the effective running of the plant. Management: Overall management of all staff to fulfil the execution of duties to maintain efficient running of the plant at all times. Regular review of competence of all members of the team and to identify relevant training needs. Ensure that all technical documentation for all on site equipment is adequately kept, up-to-date and accessible to all staff. Involvement in the setting of procedures, instructions and method statements of all operational activities. Ensure that all controls, tests, mishaps and technical reports (including emissions/ tonnage/ incineration etc) are being monitored and recorded as required. Ensure the management of budgets and expenditure. Attend regular management meetings as required. Carry out annual staff appraisals, in line with Company policy. General: Contribute to the overall performance of the Company through co-operation/assistance with other company plants, shared experiences, supporting of initiatives that are approved and supported by the Regional Operations Manager and General Manager. Participate in the preparation, planning and execution of the annual outage and any unplanned shutdowns. Keep abreast of, and be conversant with all relevant legislation and to interpret and communicate it to all staff while giving clear guidelines in respect of appropriate action required. Health & Safety: Control the establishment and use of the Permit to Work system. Ensure there is a high standard of housekeeping on the plant at all times. Demonstrate safe working practices in line with the Company's H&S policy and procedures. Report and take action against any contravention of statutory & company Safe working practices, this includes reporting accidents and incidents. Act as Safety controller within the Company's Permit to Work (PTW) system. Ensure full compliance and application of the Permit to Work system in relation to associated operations/maintenance activities. Highlight any necessary changes required within Plant Operating Instructions (POI's), and Risk Assessments. Build and maintain strong working relationships with all departments. Skills Required: Min. HNC qualification but preferable training to degree level in a technical/engineering capacity Relevant knowledge and experience in the operation of steam to energy and high pressure boiler systems. Preferable IOSH Managing Safely experience. Experience of working in an operations team environment and managing a team is essential. Strong leadership is required. Computer literate and manipulate data on Microsoft Packages. Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Must be able to communicate at all levels. 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 EmploymentPermanent / Dudley, West Midlands
Maintenance Technician Automotive Permanent Salary - £34657 plus Overtime Stoke on Trent Jonathan Lee are currently recruiting on behalf of an International Automotive industry supplier based in Stoke on Trent for a Maintenance Technician. This is an excellent opportunity to join a well-established team who are looking to recruit due to Business growth. As a Maintenance Technician your duties will be: Diagnose & rectify equipment problems quickly & efficiently Investigate permanent solutions to equipment Plan & implement equipment improvement Ensure that all processes meet Health & Safety requirements and that procedures are followed Carry out planned Maintenance work Contribute to cost reduction projects To maintain a safe working environment The Ideal Maintenance Technician will have: Mechanical & electrical maintenance experience Knowledge & experience of pneumatics & hydraulics PLC experience - Siemens & Mitsubishi Basic knowledge of quality systems within the automotive sector Comprehensive understanding of equipment mechanics/limitations This is a 3 shift rotation Ams/Pms/Nights! This is an excellent opportunity for the right Maintenance Technician! Immediate starts available for the right candidates! Apply today!Permanent / Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire
Are you an experienced CNC Production/|Manufacturing Engineer with exposure to optimising process within an CNC machining based environment? If so we require a CNC Production/|Manufacturing Engineer for a leading Automotive brand based in the West Midlands, who offer exciting and rewarding careers. The CNC Production/|Manufacturing Engineer will be responsible to support the production disciplines by continuously ensuring the optimisation of processes and technologies in the existing production systems, organisation and management of production driven improvements, support the VPS (Value Added Production System) methods used by the production team ensuring that problems are managed and corrected with repeatable and robust methods. You will also support new projects by providing lessons learnt with feedback and data. Qualifications and Experience Ability to analyse and resolve technical issues using systematic problem resolution techniques. Ability to Motivate and co-ordinate people and mobilise resources to achieve desired results. Excellent analytical and reporting skills, with high level of personal commitment and motivation. Project management skills. Experience in high volume manufacturing processes preferably within the automotive industry. Knowledge of process control techniques and gauging methods. Educated to a minimum of HNC or equivalent in engineering related discipline. A time served as an apprentice in Mechanical/Electrical/Production discipline. Interested applicants should apply to this advert or contact Katharine Bignell at Jonathan Lee.Permanent / Birmingham, West Midlands
Electrical Component Engineer Peterborough Automotive An Electrical Component Engineer with a good understanding and experience in electrical vehicle / powertrain system and component requirements is required to work for our client a powertrain engineering consultancy, based on site at their client in Peterborough. The electrical component engineer will support system & component level design and validation of vehicle and powertrain electrical components. This includes the system and functional integration of electrical components within vehicle and powertrain projects. The chosen candidate will have a good understanding and experience in electrical system and component design as well as integration and validation. They will have strong interpersonal and communication skills. Due to increased workloads this company, the Electrical Component Engineers responsibilities will include: Support system and component level design and validation of electrical systems and components in vehicle and powertrain applications Support the preparation of electrical system requirements and specifications and requirements decomposition to component level Support the preparation of electrical system and component quality documentation (boundary diagrams, P diagrams, robustness check lists, FMEAs) Liaise with relevant teams to support electrical design tasks (i.e. simulation manufacturing, suppliers and SW & controls teams) Create electrical systems and component drawings Support the development of test plans both on a system and component level Support supplier selection process Support assessment of simulation and testing results and defining next steps The Electrical Component Engineer should have the following skills or experience: Degree in Electrical Engineering, Mechatronics, Control Engineering or similar Good understanding and experience in electrical vehicle/powertrain system and component requirements Good experience in systems engineering and system/component delivery CAD modelling and drawing capable Strong communication, teamwork and leading abilities Excellent written and oral English Strong presentation skills Driving license Willingness to travel Ideally a member of relevant professional institute (eg IET) and chartered This is an excellent opportunity for anyone with experience in electrical vehicle / powertrain system to develop their career. In return for your experience, this powertrain engineering consultancy will offer you: £Competitive Pension Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon. If you have any questions about the Electrical Component Engineer role or would like to apply, please contact Tina Field at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01268 889259.Permanent / Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
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