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For over 40 years, Jonathan Lee Recruitment has been supplying the engineering and manufacturing sectors with exceptional people and a premier service, globally. We aim to be the customer’s first choice. Our specialist team of consultants, many of whom are technical and industry professionals, offer an in-depth understanding of the skills, experience and personal attributes required for a variety of roles from entry-level graduate positions to executive and board level appointments.

Our suite of services continues to evolve, covering permanent and contract recruitment, interim management, executive search, managed services, talent management and design services. With over 85% repeat business, we are committed to continuous improvement, working closely with industry partners and professional bodies to support our candidates, clients and the wider industry.

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Engineering Coordinator

An Engineering Coordinator is required with knowledge of administration within an engineering environment and sound computer skills. To support the ongoing success and continued growth of this client based in Pendeford, Wolverhampton, a keen, enthusiastic and capable administrator with coordination experience for a new contract role. As Engineering Coordinator you will: Assist with the creation and maintenance of part and BOM details. Be responsible for the timely and accurate completion of supporting documentation for CoC- Certificate of Conformation. Assist in the maintenance of estimating templates, creation and compilation of supplier request for quotation documents. Support the Whole Vehicle Type Approval process and carry out any other ad-hoc admin duties. The Engineering Coordinator should have the following skills or experience: This role requires strong organizational skills and a methodical approach, excellent customer service and people skills are a must. Experience of compiling and understanding data sets would be useful. Conversant with all Microsoft packages. Strong verbal, written communication and reporting skills Ability to check data with attention to detail will be required. . In return for your experience, this Pendeford, Wolverhampton-based design and manufacturing company will offer you an hourly contractor rate of circa £14 (which equates to a PAYE salary of circa £20,000 per annum). Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon. If you have knowledge of administration and coordination and you want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the Engineering Coordinator role, please contact Claire Male at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384 446131.

Contract / Wolverhampton, West Midlands

Cortona Author

At Jonathan Lee we are proud to be working with a leading professional service consultancy looking for a Cortona Author to join their team in Daventry working with some of the top Aerospace businesses in the country. The position of Cortona Author will see you: Produce and maintain illustrated parts catalogues Communicate with product development teams and customer technical publication teams. Authoring procedures and using CAD modelled graphics to develop timed Aircraft Maintenance Manual procedures. All other Ad-Hoc publications as necessary. To be successful in the role of Cortona Author you will need the following skills and experience: Previous professional experience working in a Technical Authoring role within the Aerospace industry Professional knowledge of Cortona 3D, Creo or 3DVIA Professional working experience using Microsoft Word and Excel Knowledge of S1000D is beneficial as is the knowledge of Simplified Technical English If you have the experience listed above, and would like to be considered for the position of Cortona Author, please apply right away. The role is due to interview in the next couple of weeks, so please apply right away to be considered.

Permanent / Daventry, Northamptonshire

AMM & IPC Author

At Jonathan Lee we are proud to be working with a leading professional service consultancy looking for an AMM & IPC Author to join their team in Daventry working with some of the top Aerospace businesses in the country. The position on AMM & IPC Author will see you: Produce and maintain illustrated parts catalogues Communicate with product development teams and customer technical publication teams. Authoring procedures and using CAD modelled graphics to develop timed Aircraft Maintenance Manual procedures. All other Ad-Hoc publications as necessary. To be successful in the role of AMM & IPC Author you will need the following skills and experience: Previous professional experience working in a Technical Authoring role within the Aerospace industry Professional knowledge of ATA, S1000D and associated Aerospace Standards Professional working experience using Microsoft Word and Excel Knowledge of Simplified Technical English (ASD-STE100) Experience using XMetal (or similar XML editing products) If you have the experience listed above, and would like to be considered for the position of AMM & IPC Author, please apply right away. The role is due to interview in the next couple of weeks, so please apply right away to be considered.

Permanent / Daventry, Northamptonshire

Maintenance Electrician

Maintenance Electrician Salary Negotiable Hertfordshire Working hours - Day shifts. Industry - Chemical Production. A Maintenance Electrician is required within a continuous improvement plant/factory background. Candidates with experience of the production/manufacturing industry would be well suited to this role. Due to a high demand of projects, this well established company based in Hertfordshire requires a Maintenance Electrician. Duties of the Maintenance Technician role. As the Maintenance Electrician, you will be required to: PPM (planned preventative maintenance), the testing, fault-finding and repair of equipment. Breakdown and emergency repairs on equipment. Working safely as a team member within a small engineering team. Dealing with stock control of parts and spares. The installation and removal of equipment. Ensuring maintenance records are updated on a computerised maintenance system. 5S Housekeeping Skills and experience required for the Electrical Technician role: The Maintenance Electrician will be qualified with C&G level 3 or equivalent and should have the following skills or experience: Good written and verbal communication skills, Ability to read electrical and engineering drawings. Understanding and experience of PLC control, robotic and automation systems. Working knowledge of hydraulic and pneumatic systems. Ability to organise and plan work, using your own initiative to complete various tasks efficiently whilst unsupervised. Experience of working in a continuous improvement factory environment. A full UK driving licence This is an excellent opportunity for anyone would like to develop their career. In return for your experience, this Hertfordshire based company will offer you: Negotiable. Excellent Pension and benefits Excellent career development opportunities Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon. If you have knowledge of electrical-maintenance within a plant/factory and you want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about Maintenance Electrician role, please contact Justin Wainwright at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01268 889267.

Permanent / Hertfordshire, England

Closure Systems CAE Analyst - 34601

Ref: 34601 Title: CAE Analyst Division: Body Engineering Contract Position based at: Gaydon Rate: Up to £29.44 per hour Position Description: Development of Closure Systems (Doors, Bonnet, Tailgates) and Closure Trim performance for Durability, NVH and Safety attributes using CAE methods to meet defined performance targets. Working with and supporting the Closures Doors and Lids COC teams with component design direction. Support design confirmation, conduct test support and test-to-CAE correlation. Operating in a small team, including support of planning and controlling delivery of work. Able to run baseline CAE analysis, summarise results and feedback conclusions to the component Lead Engineers in an efficient manner. Able to work effectively with design teams to develop solutions within defined deadlines and time constraints. Have an awareness of potential design constraints (packaging, manufacturing etc.) and ensure due consideration is given in developing solutions. Skills Required: Ability to carry out automotive component performance development using CAE techniques to meet defined performance targets and support design confirmation, conduct test support and test-to-CAE correlation. Previous experience and background in solving complex technical ideas and challenges. Previous experience of Durability, NVH and/or Safety (Bonnet Pedestrian) component/system level development using CAE to meet defined performance targets Competent in the use Abaqus explicit and/or implicit and Nastran/Optistruct/Dyna software and associated pre and post processing packages. Hyperworks ver. 13/14. for Pre/Post-Processing. (or Ansa/Metapost as a suitable alternative) Experience Required: Ability to work fast and accurately as a member of a small team. PC Skills - Word, Excel, PowerPoint. Demonstration of the knowledge and skills required. Experience of working in the automotive industry. Competent in automotive component development using engineering experience and CAE tools. Requires supervision and/or assistance only where the issues or situation faced is highly complex and/or business critical. Experience in other fields of development using Abaqus/Nastran/Optistruct/Dyna may be acceptable if combined with appropriate software skills. Experience Preferred: Use of Optistruct or similar software to develop solutions and optimise designs. Geometry creation in Catia. Excel macro programming. Familiarity and experience of JLR working practices relating to CAE methods and processes. Familiarity and experience of JLR CAD, TCE & Digibuck Familiarity of JLR IT system Education Required: Educated to a minimum of Degree level in Mechanical Engineering or an equivalent technical subject. Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon. If you have knowledge of this area and you want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the Body CAE Analyst role, please contact Lois Weston at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384446119.

Contract / Gaydon, Warwickshire

Specialist Chassis Systems Engineer - 34586

Ref: 34586 Title: Specialist Engineer Division: Chassis Engineering Contract Position based at: Gaydon Rate: Up to £25.41per hour Position Description: Reporting directly to the JLR Axle Architecture Technical Leader, this is a Systems Engineering / CAD role covering, Suspension, Subframes, Steering, Brakes, Wheels, tyres, envelopes, Drive train etc - Working with Attribute areas + Component Ts's to develop a clear set of requirements / targets / Commodity strategies - Developing the package & initial feasibility of new & innovative axle and suspension systems. Often investigating several options from which one or two ideas generally progress. - Axle architecture benchmarking - working with the JLR Suspension TS's. Additionally, generate initial Technical summary of significant new competitor vehicle axles. - Summarising findings in clear ways explaining issues and potential solutions. Represent Axle Concept team at appropriate Technical Compatibility Discussions. - Use the best problem solving and system selection tools / processes - The role requires cross functional working / communication within & outside Chassis engineering to establish & deliver compatible solutions - Good project management and issue tracking skills. Skills Required: Use Catia v5 CAD & TCe (TeamCentre) to carry out axle layout & geometrical package studies, clash detection, generating static and dynamic clearance envelopes with the objective of creating a feasible set of components in the target vehicle package inc. ground lines & tyre envelops. Demonstrate an expertise in vehicle underbody components, especially Chassis and suspension parts + Body structures & Powertrain components. Able to understand their functional requirements / boundaries and apply this to CAD / Geometric solutions. Able to structure and populate Virtual Product Manager database with component geometry, drawings, assemblies and schemes. Able to guide others in this activity to ensure a compatible product structure. Experience Required: Several years of axle / Suspension concept design and development from Program Kick Off to Proof of Concept. Catia V5 or equivalent CAD system user (good level, typically 5+ years full time use) for the creation of vehicle components (training available tbc). The candidate should have a higher education qualification in Mechanical engineering or a closely related discipline. Experience Preferred: TeamCentre Engineering usage. Enovia VPM usage. Catia V6 usage. Experience of JLR or Ford product creation processes, methods and systems is an advantage. A full degree in mechanical engineering is preferred. Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon. If you have knowledge of this area and you want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the Specialsit Chassis Engineer role, please contact Lois Weston at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384446119.

Contract / Gaydon, Warwickshire

Chassis Systems Robustness Engineer - 34598

Ref: 34598 Title: Systems Robustness Engineer Division: Chassis Engineering Contract Position based at: Gaydon Rate: Up to £26.11 per hour Position Description: Responsible for the delivery of Failure Mode Avoidance for our systems in support of new model programmes including the generation and update of robust DFMEAs and related documentation for high risk systems. Support the commodity strategies to ensure that they have a credible FMA plan and the required countermeasures to avoid known architectural customer issues. Support the CoC to develop new or improved Requirements / Design Rules and Test cases that are focussed on verification prior to M1DJ/FDJ. Help identify gaps in the above documentation by use of Failure Mode Avoidance tool use (e.g. DFMEA). Act as the single point of contact for the commodity area for all aspects of Failure Mode Avoidance. Ensure that lessons are learned from in-service and development phase issue through the facilitation of comprehensive Quality History and the approval of Prevent Recurrence AIMs Skills Required: Design Failure Modes and Effects Analysis (DFMEA) Problem resolution of quality issues Ability to lead cross functional teams and influence others Experience Required: Excellent understanding of Quality Tools and strong focus on, Systems Engineering and related Engineering Analysis methodology and tools. Experience in Automotive Engineering. Good understanding of company & external field quality data systems. Strong customer focus and understanding of their needs & wants. Good understanding of Product Creation and Delivery Systems (PCDS) Ability to present complex issues in a brief & straightforward manner. Strong oral and written communication & IT skills Highly driven individual with proactive personality and strong interpersonal skills. Able to work with minimum supervision. Able to interface and influence at all levels within PE & the wider business. Ability to motivate and drive cross-functional teams to ensure failure modes are not released to customers. Highly disciplined and tenacious to follow open issues through to closure. Ability to balance and manage multiple work streams. Experience Preferred: Systems Engineering knowledge and experience Education Required: Educated to Degree level Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon. If you have knowledge of this area and you want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the System Robustness Engineer role, please contact Lois Weston at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384446119.

Contract / Gaydon, Warwickshire

Mechanical Technician

Mechanical Technician Chemical Process Industry Hertfordshire Salary £Negotiable We are currently recruiting for an experienced and proactive Mechanical Technician to support our clients operations, by providing the necessary engineering skills to safely maintain all site equipment, in accordance to engineering standards. The successful candidate will be responsible for providing mechanical maintenance activities of the plant, therefore the ability to conduct effective diagnostic skills, on a wide range of plant and equipment is required. Having previous experience in chemical process industry would be an advantage. Key responsibilities for the Mechanical Technician role: * To provide a skilled execution of Planned, Reactive & corrective Mechanical maintenance activities * Working with the Maintenance Team Leader to problem solve and effectively identify work priorities * To ensure that customers and stakeholders are supported in their daily operational needs * Identify and carry out plant modification work to help enhance both plant safety and efficiency * Cooperate with reliability Engineer to continually drive our proactive engineering programme, participate in failure investigations, identify and report back reliability issues within the plant Skills and experience required for the Mechanical Technician role * Preferably qualified HNC, C&G, B-Tech in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent level of experience and/or qualification * Demonstrable competence in a wide range of engineering skills and disciplines including, Pump, Vacuum and steam systems, Hydraulics & Pneumatic, Plastic & glass pipework * Excellent fault finding and diagnostic skills, on a wide range of plant and equipment * Basic workshop skills including, fabricating, welding & machining * Team player able to support other disciplines if required * Skilled and confident communicator who can clearly present ideas and solutions * Demonstrable strong health & safety awareness * Highly organised and disciplined * Strong attention to detail and self-motivation * Working knowledge of MS Office You will be required to work a rotating shift pattern working 5 days (7am-7pm) with following 4 days off. A competitive benefit package which includes but is not limited to: excellent company pension scheme, free lunch, 25 days annual leave, solid training and development programme, medical cash plan, attractive company bonus scheme and a share incentive plan.

Permanent / Hertfordshire, England

Brakes Engineering Attribute Leader - 34582

Ref: 34582 Title: Brakes Engineering Subject Matter Expert Division: Chassis Engineering Contract Position based at: Gaydon Rate: Up to £25.93 per hour Position Description: The Brakes Engineering Attribute Subject Matter Expert is a crucial role to enable us to develop appropriate customer-level targets for braking performance in a time of rapid technological change. This SME will work closely with the Technical Specialists within Brakes Engineering to develop 'futured' targets and the associated validation processes. A background in vehicle braking systems is essential in this role. Skills Required: The ability to benchmark competitors and understand market trends to create standards for new vehicle programmes. The ability to support the Brakes Engineering Technical Specialists in developing optimised physical test methods The ability to identify gaps in knowledge and existing standards and use these drive JLR research programmes Experience Required: Knowledge of brake systems and interfaces and delivering customer attributes. Excellent interpersonal, communication and presentation skills and ability both to secure support of seniors and to motivate and enrol the engineering teams Vehicle evaluation ability Knowledge and use of Problem solving tools (e.g. Six sigma, 8D, DMAIC) A working knowledge of systems such as PCS, eFDVS, RMDV and AIMs Additional Information: This role is to cover for an employee who is currently long term sick and will end, with 1 months` notice, when that employee is able to return to work. Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon. If you have knowledge of this area and you want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the Brakes Attribute Engineer role, please contact Lois Weston at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384446119.

Contract / Gaydon, Warwickshire

Training Leader

Training Leader Automotive West Midlands £42,000 + DOE Our client is in the top 100 suppliers to the automotive sector manufacturing from 30 locations around the globe. The core of their business is centred around the manufacture of sunroofs and panorama roofs, convertible roofs and parking heaters supplied for many of the OEMS An opportunity has arisen for a Training Leader to strengthen their West Midlands site. This is an exciting time to join as the new Training Leader will have the opportunity to implement a system from scratch and shape the training function ensuring it is fit for purpose. Your experience will be essential in driving change and ensuring that this world class manufacturer has just as impressive training suite. Supporting all operational departments in the management, training, audit and delivery of all training courses. About the role Manage and Audit all 3rd Party training, licences and refreshers Manage and audit the induction process Support the delivery of HSE courses Support the well being programme Product safety Compliance with IATF 16949 Supporting the training for appraisals Manage and implement indirect departmental skills matrices Design and deliver creative and varied training programmes About you Enthusiastic and positive attitude Excellent communication skills at all levels Strong record keeper Auditing experience Must have experience in a similar role Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon. If you have knowledge of Training & Development, come from an Automotive background and would like to implement a brand-new programme, please apply today. If you have any questions about the Training Leader role, please contact Scott Williams at Jonathan Lee Recruitment PSC17

Permanent / Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands

Instrumentation Technician

Instrument Technician Hertfordshire Day shifts Salary Negotiable Working within the Maintenance Team and reporting to the Team Leader, the majority of the time will be spent on instrumentation tasks, including repairs, calibration and testing but will also include minor project work and assisting in additional maintenance duties where priorities require. Key Responsibilities for the Instrument Technician role: Ensure the on-going reliability and accuracy of instrumentation across the plants Ensure calibrations are kept up-to-date and recorded Identify and report any current or potential issues Liaise with the maintenance team leader to agree work priorities Carry out Plant Modification work to help enhance both plant safety and efficiency Support the projects teams at initial design stages to offer advice on the correct selection of plant Ensure that all relevant departmental administration such as; time sheets, work orders (WMO) and stores purchase requisitions are completed. Carry out statutory and another testing on site to help maintain both ISO 9001 & ISO14001 accreditation. Experience required for the Instrument Technician role. An electrical/control based qualification to HNC level is essential. Experience in HV Networks would be an advantage. ECI experience in a manufacturing / chemical industry within a maintenance function. Experience of safety related control systems and functional safety. Some technical knowledge in Mechanical engineering would be desirable. Resource management, in particular control of contractors. Good Safety & environmental awareness. Customer and performance focused. Excellent communicator and positive attitude. You will be required to work a rotating shift pattern working 5 days (7am-7pm) with following 4 days off.

Permanent / Hertfordshire, England

Suspension Systems Project Leader - 34673

Ref: 34673 Title: Project Manager / Module Leader Division: Chassis Engineering Contract Position based at: Gaydon Rate: Up to £22.50 per hour Position Description: A key part of this role is to arrange data and component supply and storage to support the programme timing to your customers Driving Dynamics. This role requires close collaboration with the Driving Dynamics Performance FMA and Core PAT Leaders for the specific vehicle programme. The primary responsibility is to deliver the project on-time and to target, whilst also truly embedding the use of efficient techniques and process improvement. Alongside programme delivery there will be a requirement to support the team`s continuous tools and methods development activity. This is alongside programme delivery, but is key to achieving greater reliance on virtual engineering in the future. You will be expected to: Be responsible for delivering virtual attribute data requirement for the Driving Dynamics attribute on specific vehicle programmes, at all key project gateways. Be responsible for delivering components and their data for the Driving Dynamics attribute on specific vehicle programmes, at all key project gateways. Be responsible for delivering programme content assumption data. Be responsible for component storage and management Be responsible for supporting specific projects to develop new tools, methods and metrics across the Data and Component Supply for Driving Dynamics team. Undertake any other work as directed by your line manager in connection with the role, as may be requested from time to time. Skills Required: Excellent team working, organisation and communication skills. Applicants are expected to be very self-motivated and demonstrate the ability to identify and carry out tasks independently. Planning and delivering tasks on time with great team working to process and a desire for continues process improvement Team working. Experience Required: Proven successful delivery of projects, as part of a team, which meet target in terms of timing, performance and quality. A full UK Driving Licence. Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon. If you have knowledge of this area and you want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the Suspension Systems Project Leader role, please contact Lois Weston at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384446119.

Contract / Gaydon, Warwickshire

Sales Engineer

Sales Engineer Automotive Test Equipment Midlands £Negotiable The purpose of the role is to discover sales leads for the business and turn them into profitable orders. Provide support for the sales team and represent technically and commercially the product portfolio and company brand. The main duties of the Sales Engineer: - To develop, maintain and use the company database of contacts required to gain market intelligence and sales leads. - To develop and maintain your expertise in the company work costing and quotation process. - To actively pursue sales leads and to report and coordinate with the sales management team as required. - To create quotations and negotiate contracts in compliance with your authority level or under direction as required. - To develop and maintain regular harmonious relations with the company's potential, past and present customers. - To work proactively in the improvement of products and processes of the company specifically to suggest methods by which the sales, negotiation and marketing teams can be more effective. Experience required for the Sales Engineer role: - Demonstrated experience working in a Technical Sales role. - A high level of negotiating, presentation and interpersonal skills. - A skilled user of Microsoft Office products. - Suitably qualified, ideally to Degree level. What you will get for the Sales Engineer role: - Excellent salary and attractive benefits package. - Excellent career development opportunities. 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 156281

Permanent / West Midlands, England

SMT Maintenance Engineer - Electronics Manufacturing

Multi Skilled Maintenance Engineer - rotating shifts, predominantly Monday to Friday with some weekend working - SMT Electronics manufacturing - £27k plus ample overtime at premium rates - Pencoed, South Wales The business is a global giant in all things electronic and entertainment from the latest in 4K recording technology today and a history of innovation and development in both professional and consumer electronic products. The company boasts revenues annually of over £70 billion and the site in South Wales is the only manufacturing unit in the UK. The collaboration with companies around the world to develop world-class products has delivered major projects from the site including the creation of LED technology, medical devices and the recent success of the Raspberry Pi a credit card-size micro-computer that has become hugely popular. As a result of sustained growth the South Wales manufacturing facility are seeking a number of SMT Technicians also known as multi skilled Maintenance Engineers to deliver preventative and reactive maintenance to SMT manufacturing machinery. The role will see you working to TPM principles working through preventative maintenance schedules ensuring uninterrupted, fault free manufacturing within the sites surface mount technology unit. You will be working on 3 phase electrical systems and mechanical systems to include pneumatic and hydraulics and some electronics such as PLC or machine control systems. Ideal candidates will have worked on SMT manufacturing machinery previously however we will consider all applicants that are suitably qualified and can demonstrate core competencies around fault finding and repair of electromechanical machinery. You will ideally be qualified to ONC/HNC or BTEC level 3 in a relevant Engineering discipline although other routes to qualification will be considered. This is a fantastic opportunity to join a state of the art facility offering excellent working conditions, subsidised canteen, on site gym, industry leading training facility and much more. Working patterns are rotating days and nights and are set up to offer effectively one week off every month with minimal weekend working outside of overtime paid at premium rates. For more information or to apply please click the apply now button to submit your CV to Phil Bloomer of Jonathan Lee Recruitment

Permanent / Bridgend, Wales

Technical Sales Support Specialist - Instruments

Technical Sales Support Specialist - Instrumentation Automotive industry - Vehicle Testing Equipment West Midlands Salary negotiable By fully understanding the equipment portfolio, the purpose of the role is to support and present to clients by preparing the most appropriate costed technical quotations for all of customer's requirements. Duties of the Technical Sales Support Specialist - To develop and produce technical solutions and priced quotations in response to customer requirements. This will include table top drawings, sales literature and to make presentations to support the bidding process. - To develop and maintain a high-level of technical expertise in the company systems and products. - To ensure compliance with all quality assurance and environmental protection procedures pertinent to the proposed solution. - To develop and maintain harmonious relations with colleagues in the business and with the company's potential, past and present customers. - To travel to customer sites as is reasonably required to achieve the targets set by the role. Skills/experience required for the Technical Sales Support Specialist. - Automotive, Electrical, Mechanical or Combustion Engine background. - Ideally experience in one of the following: rotating machinery, vehicle powertrain, measurement of emissions or internal combustion engines. What you will get for the Technical Sales Support Specialist - Excellent salary and attractive benefits package. - Excellent career development opportunities. 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 156281

Permanent / West Midlands, England

Technical Sales Support Specialist - Emmisions

Technical Sales Support Specialist - Emmisions Automotive industry - Vehicle Testing Equipment West Midlands Salary negotiable By fully understanding the company emissions equipment portfolio, the purpose of the role is to support and present to clients by preparing the most appropriate costed technical quotations for all of customer's requirements. Duties of the Technical Sales Support Specialist - To develop and produce technical solutions and priced quotations in response to customer requirements. This will include table top drawings, sales literature and to make presentations to support the bidding process. - To develop and maintain a high-level of technical expertise in the company systems and products. - To ensure compliance with all quality assurance and environmental protection procedures pertinent to the proposed solution. - To develop and maintain harmonious relations with colleagues in the business and with the company's potential, past and present customers. - To travel to customer sites as is reasonably required to achieve the targets set by the role. Skills/experience required for the Technical Sales Support Specialist. - Automotive, Electrical, Mechanical or Chemical Engineering background. - Demonstrated experience of emission measurement systems. What you will get as a Technical Sales Support Specialist - Excellent salary and attractive benefits package. - Excellent career development opportunities. 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 156281

Permanent / West Midlands, England

Technical Sales Support Specialist - Coventry

Technical Sales Support Specialist - Coventry Automotive industry - Vehicle Testing Equipment Salary negotiable By fully understanding the company equipment portfolio, the purpose of the role is to support and present to clients by preparing the most appropriate costed technical quotations for all of customer's requirements. Duties of the Technical Sales Support Specialist - To develop and produce technical solutions and priced quotations in response to customer requirements. This will include table top drawings, sales literature and to make presentations to support the bidding process. - To develop and maintain a high-level of technical expertise in the company systems and products. - To ensure compliance with all quality assurance and environmental protection procedures pertinent to the proposed solution. - To develop and maintain harmonious relations with colleagues in the business and with the company's potential, past and present customers. - To travel to customer sites as is reasonably required to achieve the targets set by the role. Skills/experience required for the Technical Sales Support Specialist - Automotive, Electrical or Mechanical Engineering background. - Demonstrated experience of vehicle powertrain or rotating machinery. What you will get as a Technical Sales Support Specialist - Excellent salary and attractive benefits package. - Excellent career development opportunities. 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 156281

Permanent / West Midlands, England

Key Account Manager - Midlands

Key Account Manager Midlands Automotive Vehicle Test Engineering £Negotiable The purpose of the role is to lead the business sales and marketing on key accounts within the specified location. Duties of the Key Account Manager role: · Foster good working relationships with all customers. · Regularly visit key staff within the group at various locations. · To ensure update and synchronisation of all quotations with the head-office system. · To create and present quotations. · To negotiate and close orders within the prescribed limits of authority. · To liaise closely with the Project Managers dealing with current projects to ensure harmonious working and mutual support for all areas of the business. · To maintain a suitable level of expertise with the company sales software and product portfolio. Skills/experience required for the Key Account Manager role: · A solid career history in Technical Sales to the automotive or allied industries. · A high level of negotiating, presentation and interpersonal skills. · Ideally skilled and experienced in at least one area of engine or vehicle test technology. · Prepared to travel internationally as required. 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 156281

Permanent / West Midlands, England

Industrial Engineering Manager - Electronics Manufacturing

Industrial Engineering Manager - Electronic Manufacturing - salary £36k to £42k depending on experience - Opportunity for KPI related annual bonus - Bridged, South Wales The company is a global, high end electronics manufacturing business boasting annual revenue is excess of £80 billion. This is a fantastic opportunity to join the sites journey through the manufacture of the latest in 4k recording technology and also the provision of contract manufacturing solutions for other electronics based businesses. As a site Industrial Engineering Manager you will join a team of Engineering Management and take responsibility for a team of Industrial Engineers with a view to offering a right first time effective service to manufacturing operations. In this role your team will be responsible for innovation, monitoring and maintaining key KPI's and the introduction of new manufacturing processes. The team works across the site in process flow creation, NPI or new model introduction with process and manufacturing aids, production concept design, quality and productivity projects, work study analysis to include TAKT times or MTM time studies, time and motion and assembly methods. In short it will be your teams job to ensure designs and concepts become a production reality ensuring everyone has everything needed for continuous, uninterrupted, fault free manufacturing of high end electronic consumer and commercial products. Your team will also drive improvements across site to include eliminating where possible production waste and delivering efficiency improvements. To this end experience and working knowledge of LEAN principles, six sigma, kaizen, 5s and similar will be a distinct advantage. Due to the nature of the product and environment ideal candidates will come from a high end electronic manufacturing background. You will ideally be degree qualified in a relevant engineering discipline and offer previous experience of managing a multi skilled engineering team. The business is offering a very interesting and exciting opportunity to work with cutting edge technology and develop a career with genuine market leader which will include ongoing development through a combination of support from the on site learning and development centre and some opportunities for international travel. This is all supported with a fantastic benefits package, on site gym, subsidised canteen and much more. To express your interest or to apply please click the apply now button to submit your CV to Phil Bloomer of Jonathan Lee Recruitment.

Permanent / Bridgend, Wales

Chassis Project Engineer (Axle Systems) - 34846

Ref: 34846 Title: Project Engineer Division: Chassis Engineering Contract Position based at: Gaydon Rate: Up to £21.52 per hour Position Description: Reporting to the Axle Systems Quality TS, this role requires an individual to support the delivery of robust wheel alignment and ride heights in both engineering and launch environments to meet the agreed Product Creation System (PCS) timing for multiple nameplates. Key Accountabilities and Responsibilities: Project Engineer and technically lead the delivery of mean centred, process capable wheel alignment and ride heights. Compile & issue specifications and datasheets for use by various customers. Lead delivery of wheel alignment and ride heights throughout prototype and pre-production builds including coordination of problem resolution. Support the delivery of agreed efficiency improvement projects to allow more engineering and cut out non-value added activities. Undertake any other work as directed by their line manager in connection with their job as may be requested from time to time Skills Required: Good working knowledge of process capability analysis. Good working knowledge of suspension design and functional requirements. Good working knowledge of suspension assembly in manufacturing. Experience Required: Demonstration of good problem solving skills. High levels of personal organisation, high drive, self-motivated and able to deliver with minimum supervision. Candidates must be committed, flexible and able to work under pressure. Have the ability to manage and resolve complex technical issues when confronted with conflicting requirements within project timing constraints. Strong verbal and written communication skills required to communicate across multiple business functions combined with a confident attitude. Willingness to learn and introduce new methods to increase own and the team`s effectiveness. Experience Preferred: Six Sigma Green Belt The candidate should be flexible with regard to multiple sites working during the different stages of the program delivery. Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon. If you have knowledge of this area and you want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the Axle Systems Chassis Project Engineer role, please contact Lois Weston at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384446119.

Contract / Gaydon, Warwickshire

Attribute Team Leader (Thermal Management) - 32242

Ref: 32242 Title: Attribute Team Leader (Thermal Management) Division: Vehicle Engineering Contract Position based at: Gaydon Rate: Up to £25.96 per hour Position Description: Thermal Management requirements primarily include the delivery of all airflow for powertrain, driveline and brake cooling, and management of the engine bay and underfloor thermal environment to ensure acceptable conditions are maintained for all systems and components - for conventional ICE and EV / electrified vehicles. All targets must be met for trailer towing, sand and track driving in high ambient conditions. The team is also responsible for thermal performance of infotainment systems and associated cooling solutions. Development and verification methods used within Thermal include CFD and heat management CAE tools as well as facility-based and in-market vehicle testing (Great Britain / Europe and UAE). The attribute team leader will be motivated to pursue project and technical interaction with Vehicle engineering, Design (styling) and all related business areas with the expectation to proactively report-out thermal issues and opportunities at every business level when required. The PAT leader will be expected to be a proactive, technically experienced person with great presentation skills in order to resolve thermal issues throughout the business. The candidate will also be expected to fully integrate within the rest of the team (c.90 people). The role is varied and allows the chosen candidate to demonstrate their technical and programme management skills and ability to resolve issues with a customer mind-set. Skills Required: Applicants should ideally have some experience of testing in climatic, aerodynamic or acoustic wind tunnels and analysing results. Applicants should ideally have experience of conducting or interpreting CFD / CAE analyses Applicants should ideally have experience of presenting to / working with relevant product design functions, especially Exterior Trim, Exhaust and Powertrain Cooling departments Experience Required: Automotive experience with demonstrable project management experience. Ability to mentor other team members should be demonstrable. Experience Preferred: Technical knowledge of thermal / cooling systems / airflow is essential and general 'vehicle' engineering experience is essential. Also, knowledge of EV or electrified vehicle cooling systems is advantageous. Mentoring skills should be demonstrated. Excellent team working and team leadership skills are essential Good project management skills are essential Good presentation skills are essential Education Preferred: Technical Degree required Additional Information: An increasing focus is being placed on 'Thermal Energy Management' and, in future, the candidate will be expected to liaise with other team members in order to reduce overall energy usage due to the thermal systems (radiator / cooling drag, fan energy usage, climate cool-down performance) etc. Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon. If you have knowledge of this area and you want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the Attribute Team Leader (Thermal Management) role, please contact Lois Weston at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384446119.

Contract / Gaydon, Warwickshire

Perceived Quality Body Engineer - 34983

Position Description: The Perceived Quality department within Body Engineering is responsible for defining the customer requirements, for emotional and sensory interaction and emotional connection for products. This is defined by sub-attributes of 'Crafted' 'Design', 'Ambient lighting' and 'Material Ingredients'. The Body Engineering Department is responsible for the Engineering of the Body, including Lamps. Mirrors Bumpers, and Trim, as well as the Interior Cockpit (Instrument panel and Console), and Cabin (Headliner, trunk, pillar trims). The time line and frame work of the Body Engineering works to the G.P.D.S time lines and delivery. Programme Lead for the Perceived Quality Cosmetic standards. Working on Special Vehicle Operations (SVO) Products but reporting on a day-to-day basis to the quality manager within core Body Engineering. Skills Required: Excellent communication, interpersonal skills, self-confidence and a 'passion for the product' are personal qualities needed to succeed in this high pressure environment, being self-motivated and able to deliver with minimum supervision. Be able to demonstrate the ability to lead the resolution of technical issues (and associated business cases) within a team environment with the ability to interface directly to the Design teams, component areas, manufacturing, company quality, new model programs, and represent the Perceived Quality Department. Experience of program or project management, meeting demanding timescales, cost effective delivery essential. Experience Required: Be able to demonstrate the ability to lead the resolution of technical issues (and associated business cases) within a team environment with the ability to interface directly to the Design teams, component areas, manufacturing, company quality, new model programs, and represent the Perceived Quality Department. Excellent communication, interpersonal skills, self confidence and a 'passion for the product' are personal qualities needed to succeed in this high pressure environment, being self motivated and able to deliver with minimum supervision. Strong analytical skills, with high creativity levels and a good understanding of modern and future technologies. History of working or leading projects will be a distinct advantage. Experience of program or project management, meeting demanding timescales, cost effective delivery essential. Computer literate in Google, PowerPoint, Excel and Microsoft Project Education Required: Applicants need to be ideally qualified to Degree level Additional Information: The role will require regular inter-site travel therefore, it is expected that candidates will hold a valid UK Drivers licence . Locations: Gaydon and travel to other suppliers

Contract / Gaydon, Warwickshire

Process Engineering Lead

Process Engineering Lead A Process Engineering Lead is required to take technical responsibility for the development of new and existing manufacturing processes. Candidates with strong man-management skills and experience of working in high precision machining or electronic assembly processes would be well received. Due to rapid company expansion and growth this forward-thinking organisation, who supply high precision components to the aerospace, defence and life sciences require based in Taunton require a Process Engineering Lead to support their operation. As a Process Engineering Lead you will be required to: Manage on time delivery of work from the section, supporting the Engineering Manager in achieving business targets. Develop the Process Engineering Team to produce high quality, cost effective solutions to meet customer and legislative requirements. Provide leadership to the team, coordinate workloads, ensuring timescales, KPIs and targets are met. The Process Engineering Lead should have the following skills or experience: Strong written and verbal communication skills Team development and Management Process Mapping Control Plans Leading process/project teams and contractors within NPI environment. This is an excellent opportunity for anyone with knowledge of high precision machining or assembly to develop your career. In return for your experience, this highly innovative and exciting company will offer you: £40-45K 26 days Holidays Company Bonus Childcare Vouchers Life Assurance Career development Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon. If you have knowledge of lean manufacturing and are a proven problem-solver and you want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the Process Engineer roles, please contact Katharine Bignell at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384 446188.

Permanent / Taunton, Somerset

iOS Development Engineer - 34047

Ref: 34047 Title: iOS Development Engineer Slaray Range: up to £34.56 / Hour (Ltd.Co.) Division: Vehicle Engineering Contract Position based at: Gaydon Position Description: The iOS development are part of the Connected Technologies and Apps team. The team are responsible for the development and maintenance of iOS apps that interface to vehicles in different forms; The role involves the following: Interpreting UI/UX designs that encompass both handheld and in-vehicle designs. Develop the code that allows these designs and experiences to be realised. Create and perform unit test of delivered code as well as perform integration tests within our vehicles. Work on bug fixing and improving application performance. Work as a member of an Agile Scrum team, contributing to sprint planning, sprint reviews and sprint retrospectives. Use source control to manage software versioning and peer reviews. Be an authority on iOS development and provide guidance to internal departments on the capability of the iOS platform. Support external partners in their development of apps to run on our platforms. Create software tools that can be used by external development partners, to aid in their development of apps for our connected car platforms. " Skills Required: 3 KEY SKILLS 5+ years of experience in iOS development, with demonstrable or published apps A deep familiarity with Swift, Objective-C, Cocoa Touch and Cocoa Pods Experience working with iOS frameworks such as Core Data, Core Animation, Core Graphics and Core Text Experience with third-party libraries and APIs Experience with BDD and TDD App provisioning, rich UI development, HTTP, JSON, XML, SSL security, sockets, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, Cocoa Pods. Experience Required: 5+ years of experience in iOS development, with demonstrable or published apps A deep familiarity with Swift, Objective-C, Cocoa Touch and Cocoa Pods Experience working with iOS frameworks such as Core Data, Core Animation, Core Graphics and Core Text Experience with third-party libraries and APIs App provisioning, rich UI development, HTTP, JSON, XML, SSL security, sockets, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, Cocoa Pods. Agile development using JIRA Experience Preferred: An understanding of Apple CarPlay Experience with third-party analytics services Education Required: Bachelor`s Degree in Computer Science, Engineering or a related subject Additional Information: Able to work alone and as part of an Agile team Ability to maintain focus under pressure Proactive attitude and willingness to learn new systems and processes If you are interested in this role apply now!

Contract / Warwickshire, England

Project Manager - Finance Systems

PROJECT MANAGER - Finance Systems Competitive Salary + Benefits Bedford. FMCG Manufacturing 12-18 Month Fixed Term The Role This position works closely with Finance and external IT consultants, project managing the implementation and optimisation of new ERP software: Develop the full Project Management lifecycle of a Sage 200 implementation, setting key deliverables and ensuring these are met. Act as a central point of contact to internal and external stakeholders, including company Directors, end-users, and technical IT consultants. Ensure, as part of the implementation, Sage 200 is integrated with existing systems, which include CAD software and the Salesforce CRM package. Deliver regular updates to management, and provide training and acceptance testing to end-users. The Person This opportunity is suited to a Project Manager, IT professional, or Systems Accountant with proven experience implementing Sage ERP software, ideally into the Manufacturing sectors. You will possess or be able to demonstrate: Proven instances working on Sage ERP system implementations, ideally Sage 200. The ability to link new a new ERP to existing infrastructure, including CAD and CRM systems. Full lifecycle project management; setting deliverables, prioritising, and working with both technical colleagues and end-users. Recognised qualifications in the areas of Project Management, IT, or Accounting. The Company Our client is a profitable manufacturing company which supplies products to numerous industries, including Food & Drink and Consumer Goods. They now seek an experienced and credible Project Manager with experience of full-cycle Sage ERP implementations and optimisation. How to Apply To apply, please do so online, attaching a copy of your CV and details of your current remuneration.

Contract / Bedford, Bedfordshire

Process & New Product Introduction Engineer

Process Engineer - £40-45K - Birmingham - Automotive Are you a qualified and experienced Process Engineer with experience of working in the automotive industry? If so we are recruiting a Process Engineer for a leading Tier 1 company, based in Birmingham. The Process Engineer will have a strong knowledge of providing engineering solutions to ensure products are to the required quality and the skills to improve production line efficiency. As Process Engineer you will have responsibility for:- Making improvements to process robustness, cycle times and manufacturing costs New Project Introduction, to work within all agreed budgets and implement cost and timing controls. Leading and driving engineering continuous improvement activities in line with the agreed targets. The Process Engineer should have the following skills or experience: Hands-on installation experience Basic manual machining (drilling, milling and turning) Electrical knowledge Robot manipulation (eg Kuka, ABB, Motoman) PLC knowledge Minitab proficient Six Sigma statistical analytical methods This is an excellent opportunity for anyone with knowledge of Process Engineering in the Tier 1 automotive company will offer you: A competitive salary of £40-45K (Experience dependent) Pension + Paid Holidays Career development & Training Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon. If you have knowledge of Process Engineering in a high volume manufacturing environment and you want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the Process Engineer role, please contact Katharine Bignell at Jonathan Lee Recruitment.

Permanent / Birmingham, West Midlands

Project Engineer

Project Engineer A Project Engineer is required with the capability to accomplish the project objectives, to ensure projects are delivered on time and to customers budgetary expectations. Candidates with experience of working in high precision machining or electronic assembly processes would be well received. Due to company expansion and growth this forward-thinking organisation, who supply high precision components to the aerospace, defence and life sciences require a Project Engineer to support their operation. As a Project Engineer you will be required to: Define and communicate project objectives. Manage the scope of the project management triangle across, cost, time, scope and quality. Determine project specifications by studying product design, customer requirements and performance standards. The Project Engineer should have the following skills or experience: Program and graphical evaluation and review techniques. Experience of high precision machining or electronic assembly processes. Exposure to managing upto 10 multiple projects at once. Strong time management, communication, and customer facing skills. This is an excellent opportunity for anyone with knowledge of project management within a highly technical environment that wants to develop their career. In return for your experience, this highly innovative and exciting company will offer you: £50K 25 days Holidays Company Bonus Childcare Vouchers Life Assurance Career development Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon. If you are degree qualified, have experience of working in multi-functional teams and are results orientated, please apply today. If you have any questions about the Project Engineer role, please contact Katharine Bignell at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384 446188.

Permanent / Taunton, Somerset

Programme Manager

Programme Manager Salary Range: £45 - £55K West Midlands Automotive, Launch, NPI, Product A Program Manager is required with knowledge of new product launch into major OEM's having excellent leadership, communication and deliver skills. Candidates with experience of the Project, Launch and NPI in the automotive industry would be well received. Due to continued growth and health order books this company, a description based in in the West Midlands requires a proactive and focused Program Manager with strong communication skills pulling together product engineering, manufacturing and cross functional teams for this challenging opportunity within the 1st Tier arena. As a Program Manager, you will be required to: Lead product development programs to deliver new products from design sign off through to job 1 plus 90 days Liaise with major OEM's to identify and rectify build issues, reporting back to the Product Development Team on recommendations and design modifications Be the interface with the customer giving guidance on all design and launch activities through each stage and gateway of the launch process to sign off The Program Manager should have the following skills or experience: Executing the launch of new products from design sign off through all manufacturing phases within a product development arena Effective communication, coordination and organisational skills in pulling together cross functional teams to resolve design and manufacturing issues to meet desired gateways Ensuring technical changes are delivered, suppliers are effectively sourced and all milestones are achieved within time and budgetary constraints This is an excellent opportunity for anyone with knowledge of product launch within the automotive sector who is seeking to develop their career. In return for your experience, this West Midlands based 1st Tier supplier will offer you: £45 - £55K salary Benefits Career development and progress within the UK and mainland Europe Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon. If you have knowledge of launch, NPI and Product Development and you want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the Program Managers role, please contact Katharine Bignell at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384 446167 or email

Permanent / West Midlands, England

Web and Apps Software Engineer - 33517

Ref: 33517 Title: Software Engineer Salaray Range: £29.30 - £30.71 Division: Vehicle Engineering Contract Position based at: Gaydon Position Description: The Connected Technologies and Apps department is looking for a developer to design, develop and maintain a bespoke HTML5 apps operational framework in a secure environment on the vehicle. This framework operates as a standalone system in the vehicle infotainment unit, communicates with both on-board and off-board systems and supports a variety of embedded HTML5 apps. The team is growing to enhance the framework with new features and roll-out to new markets. The role will include the following tasks: Working directly with development partners and internal product managers to develop and maintain framework Requirements capture and creation of formal specifications Manage prototype development and associated technical validation Work with the app developers to build the interface with focus on robustness and performance Optimise performance of the framework This is a technical development role, but not a software coding position. Skills Required: 3 KEY SKILLS REQUIRED: Development using web technologies including HTML5, JavaScript, jQuery, Ajax, REST, JSON, XML Software development throughout the lifecycle from requirements through design and validation Good understanding of programming and design patterns Experience Required: Extensive experience in Web/App development Commercial software development experience - browser, webkit and web server Ability to use analytic data and user testing to inform design decision Ability to multi-task and good time management skills Ability to work on their own and as a part of the team Excellent communication skills (verbal and written) to liaise with various departments, locally and internationally Experience Preferred: Excellent knowledge in information architecture, data management and UI A track record of delivering successful consumer and or business products A passion for new consumer technology and the emerging automotive app landscape Ability to explain technologies and solutions to non-technical stakeholders Passion for creating global product accommodating cultural differences Education Required: Degree in Computer Science or related Electrical/Electronic Engineering subjects or equivalent If you are interested in this role apply now!

Contract / Warwickshire, England

Senior Engineer (Fuel Systems)

A Fantastic opportunity has become available for a Senior Fuel Systems Engineer to join one of the world's leading manufacturers of off-highway machinery and diesel and natural gas engines. This Senior Engineer position based in Peterborough will join a Component Engineering team that is responsible for all aspects of the design and development of engine systems, sub-systems and components across multiple engine platforms. The successful candidate will have significant experience of engine, system & component validation and will be tasked with both specification and validation project delivery. A proven track record in delivering engineering projects is essential along with a view to driving "right first time" solutions through the application of rigorous DFMEA's and DVP&R definition. To apply for this position you should have some of the following: Either an Engineering degree (Mechanical, Automotive or similar) or significant practical experience in an engineering environment Development and validation of IC Engine related systems, sub-systems and components, including the low-pressure fuel system and fuel filtration Project management delivery Emphasis on initiative and self-starting tasks Ability to work with suppliers to develop cost effective solutions Capability to deliver DFMEA's and DVP&R's to an effective standard Strong analytical skills and problem-solving capabilities (8D) This role offers a competitive salary: (£39,000 - £47,000) depending on experience with benefits that include 25 days annual leave, bonus, contributory pension scheme and contributory share scheme. 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. Please contact James Tilley for more details.

Permanent / Peterborough, Cambridgeshire

Technical Marketing Specialist

Marketing Specialist Peterborough Permanent Paying up to £46,000 per annum A Marketing Specialist with experience of dealing with marketing coordination is required for a permanent role for an annual salary of up to £46,000 and will be based in Peterborough for a manufacturing client. Responsibilities: Provide leadership for the marketing team to ensure our product marketing literature and digital media demonstrates the products value messaging and is available and accessible through all channels Lead process development to improve the current systems and streamline activities across functions Develop a good understanding of customers and product providing leadership to develop the sales tools strategy Working closely with our Marketing Promotions team to develop new and innovative solutions to provide technical and product information for customers Be accountable for the product launch to customers and the market Skills required: Some industry knowledge of company products and product applications Experience in an marketing, commercial or engineering role Able to build strong relationships with various teams and stakeholders. Basic engine knowledge desirable Engineering background useful but not essential. Strong customer service skills Effective communicator and interpersonal skills Proficient in core Microsoft products; especially PowerPoint (Word, PowerPoint, Excel)

Permanent / Peterborough, Cambridgeshire

Switchgear System Engineer - 34936

Ref: 34936 Title: Switchgear System Engineer Division: Electrical Engineering Contract Position based at: Gaydon Position Description: A Switchgear System Engineer is a key member of the User Interface Team, responsible for the on time, on quality and on cost delivery of components onto new carlines and model years in accordance with company wide and Switchgear specific development processes. Write, interpret and apply Detailed Component Engineering Specifications. Ensure that all targets & requirements are met. Complete RFQ'S, Design Enquiries to obtain feasibility, costs and timing for modifications and engage with Programme and Design teams to agree requirements and deliverables. Produce & manage timing plans to support successful delivery for to PCDS deliverable requirements. Coordinate & manage suppliers on design & delivery. Raise and manage engineering releases. Support all builds, virtual and real (including labcar & rigs). Skills Required: 3 Key Skills Demonstrable technical delivery experience, hardware and software in the automotive industry. Good Project Management skills. Able to communicate confidently at all levels within the business and the supply base. Experience Required: Ability to understand the wider electrical system Confident in the application of PCDS, DVP and Gateway disciplines. Candidates must be committed, flexible and able to work under pressure. Experience in automotive communication networks such as CAN and LIN. Knowledge of automotive plastics and finishing processes, and interior illumination design. HMI experience would be a distinct advantage. Self-motivated and able to deliver with minimum supervision. Experience Preferred: Experience in design, development and project delivery for automotive switches or electro-mechanical components. Knowledge of automotive plastics and finishing processes, and interior illumination design. Experience in automotive communication networks such as CAN and LIN. Experience of Switch design or electro-mechanical design Experience of touch sensitive technologies linked with A surface development. Experience of capacitive sense or other touch sensitive technologies The ability to develop electrical system interfaces between user controls and infotainment Education Required: Degree qualification Additional Information Good PC skills and must be IT literate. Full, current driving licence and be able to travel in the UK and abroad for short-term business assignments. If you are interested in this contract opportunity apply now!

Contract / Gaydon, Warwickshire

Controls Manager - Automation/Robotics - West Midlands

Position - Controls Manager Location - Coventry/Birmingham/Warwick Salary - Negotiable & flexible depending on experience and demonstrable product knowledge We have a requirement for a Controls Manager to join our team located in the heart of the West Midlands. As the Controls Manager you will be responsible for the controls department to ensure costs are controlled and project objectives are met within the agreed timescales. You will achieve effective operation and co-ordination of the Controls team and any Sub-Contractors and their activities, to ensure controls projects are adequately resourced. As part of the management team, you will also be responsible for setting the department strategy and contributing to the overall business strategy Key skills and experience required: Strong management and leadership skills with the ability to motivate and achieve results. Experience and ability to effectively plan and manage Controls engineering resource, both internal and sub-contract, for projects of varying size and scope. Experience of Industrial Controls Systems. Experience within an automation environment is essential. Ideally experience from Automotive, Aerospace, Automation or Robotics related industries, Experience of working within both office and site environments. You will have a good commercial awareness with experience of customer relationship management, budget management and timing plan control. You will be organised, methodical and have strong communication skills at all levels. You will be self-motivated and have the ability to prioritise and plan workloads and work under pressure to meet tight deadlines. You will have a flexible approach and be able to work independently and within a team. Although you will be based at our head office you will need to be flexible with regard to travel and working time since projects could take you around both the UK and overseas. Coordination and liaison with overseas sister companies will be required. Must be eligible to work in the UK. To apply for the Controls Manager vacancy please email your updated CV to Amo Rai, Senior Automation & Robotics Consultant at Jonathan Lee Recruitment

Permanent / Coventry, West Midlands

Mechanical Fitter

Position - Mechanical Fitter Location - Birmingham Salary - £18 - £20 per hour (limited company) depending on level of experience Due to business growth, we require a Mechanical Fitter for our machine build projects located on our site in Birmingham. The Mechanical Fitter must have experience of working to tight tolerances with previous experience of working in an assembly/machine build/special purpose equipment environment. Key skills required for the Mechanical Fitter vacancy: Previous experience working as a mechanical fitter. Mechanical HND/HNC/Mechanical Engineering Degree or apprentice trained mechanical engineering qualifications). Ability to work to tight tolerances and to high engineering standards. Must have a fast pace/sense of urgency in their work to meet tight deadlines and time-scales. Previous experience working on special purpose machinery, packaging machinery, CNC machinery, end of line manufacturing equipment/machinery, automation & robotics integrator/machine build companies, process equipment, conveyor/material handling equipment or automation and bespoke plant machinery sector. Must be eligible to work in the UK and be able present all documentation & qualifications during the interview process. To apply for this mechanical fitter vacancy please email your CV to Amo Rai, Senior Automaton & Robotics Consultant.

Permanent / Birmingham, West Midlands

Graduate Technical Sales Engineer

Position - Graduate Technical Sales Engineer Location - Worcester, some travel to customer sites & trade shows will be expected Salary - £20,000 - £27,000 depending on level of industrial/field experience We have exciting Graduate Technical Sales Engineer vacancies located in the Worcester area of the Midlands. We have over 30 years of industry experience delivering bespoke special purpose machinery and related automated solutions to our customers. Key skills and experience required for the Graduate Technical Sales Engineer vacancies: You should have a qualification in electrical, mechanical or mechatronic engineering or relevant industrial experience. Ideally the graduate technical sales engineer will have 1 or 2 years of experience selling technical products. Although this is not an essential requirement. You should be highly driven and motivated and be ready for a new challenge every day. You should be versatile as there will be many opportunities to learn new skills/technologies and develop existing skills. There will be a requirement to visit new customers and existing clients at their premises, at trade shows or exhibitions. Ultimately this is an amazing opportunity to work within an automation environment with skilled technical engineers, we are looking for enthusiastic, hard working individuals who can work in a team or on their own. This graduate technical sales engineer opportunity will allow you to develop your skills within the company and will open further opportunities within the business, possibly into applications, design, project engineering and controls engineering depending on your core strengths. If you feel you have the right attitude and desire to work in an automation field please email your updated CV to Amo Rai, Senior Automation & Robotics Consultant.

Permanent / Worcestershire, England

Account Manager - Motive Power

Title: Account Manager (Sales Department) Location: Home Based (Travel Across UK) Reporting to: Sales Director Salary: £38,000 - £45,000 p/a + Company Vehicle + Company Benefits Overview: We are currently recruiting on behalf of our client for a passionate customer centric Account Manager who will partner with and ensure the long-term success of our client's customers. The role will be responsible for developing long-term relationships with your portfolio of assigned customers, connecting with key business executives and stakeholders to secure and win their motive power business needs. Involved in develop a sales pipeline, identifying your customers future energy needs and projects, producing accurate quotes, upselling the companies premium brand and successfully closing the deal. Liaising between customers and cross-functional internal teams both in the UK and in Germany to ensure the timely and successful delivery of our products and solutions according to customer needs. Key Responsibilities: Operate as a "trusted advisor" being the lead point of contact for any and all matters specific to your customers to build and maintain strong, long-lasting customer relationships Develop and manage a pipeline of future projects, all sales enquiries and provide written and verbal quotations in line with the pricing guide and other relevant sources. Following up quotations and handling of additional queries through to successful order placement. Clearly communicate the customers' requirements to internal and external stakeholders to ensure they are met and continual communication with customers to provide an update on their delivery Forecast and track key account metrics Identify and grow opportunities within territory and collaborate with all other internal teams to ensure growth targets are met in sales and service Assist with high severity requests or issue escalations as needed Obtain constructive feedback from customers and gather market intelligence on the competition to ensure company retains a competitive advantage in our products and service offering Experience and Attributes: Strong customer service focus with exceptional interpersonal skills Clear and precise communication skills Confident and assertive manner with good negotiation skills Experience in selling a premium product in a competitive market The ability to remain calm under pressure, prioritise and multi-task The ability to build effective internal and external relationships The ability to work effectively in a team environment The ability to develop and maintain an effective sales funnel/pipeline The ability to successfully close a sale Knowledge, Training and Qualifications: Previous experience of working in sales, preferably within a batter, energy or engineering business Commercial experience of pricing and quoting within a technical environment A sound working knowledge of SAP Sound working knowledge of MS Windows-based software packages 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 / Derby, Derbyshire

Manufacturing Engineering Manager - Machining

Manufacturing Engineering Manager Machining Environments Stafford To £57,500 + extensive package Consider yourself a recognised expert in manufacturing & machining processes who can offer significant experience of managing new products into existing manufacturing process streams? This is a key leadership role within a Technical Services organisation, the successful candidate will be responsible for supporting the Manufacturing Operation and Product Groups by managing specific technical functions, supervising Manufacturing Engineering and support functions for current manufacturing processes, new process justification and implementation, machines, equipment, tooling, work standards, NC programming, gage planning and technical troubleshooting to provide the most efficient and economical manufacturing and assembly of quality products. Leading a team of manufacturing engineers using computer aided design to provide work instructions and NC and robotic programs to the machining manufacturing operations team, you will also oversee facility layout, area allocations and related regulatory compliance. Other core responsibilities for this Manufacturing Engineering Manager post will include; Ensuring optimum use of equipment and space in support of changing production requirements. Coordinating release dates and availability of machines, equipment and material schedules to satisfy demand. Directly working with other teams and suppliers, requires that the successful candidate demonstrates skill in negotiation, building consensus and achieving compromise to agree project deliverables and milestones. Representing their function in key forums such as Design Reviews. Evaluating and promoting new manufacturing processes. Establishing standards and working with other teams to resolve problems related to process, tooling & equipment. Working jointly with marketing, engineering and customer services areas on concurrent product and process designs to ensure products and processes are of robust design and support economical production. Providing project management support for major systems and equipment installations. Managing new product introduction programs including coordination of product design, component processing and financial management to assure customer expectations are met whilst achieving functional and cost targets. Adhering to established standards, policies and practices relating to quality, cost reduction, safety, ergonomics and affirmative action. Identifying & implementing training, development and motivation for a staff capable of completing objectives and implementing cost reduction projects, ensuring concurrent product and process design and meeting the requirements of the manufacturing process. Key desires for this manufacturing Engineering Manager role will include; An Engineering, Technical or Science degree or relevant proven technical experience is essential. Extensive experience of engine component machining and manufacturing processes gained whilst working for an Engine Manufacturer or similar company. Excellent Analytical skills, able to interpret complex technical date and make recommendations. Previous experience using 3D modelling tools (Vis Mockup). Previous experience using project & programme management systems. A self-starter with strong technical leadership skills. Ability to communicate technical information effective. If keen to learn more please don't hesitate to contact Grant Nisbet for more details.

Permanent / Stafford, Staffordshire

Data Automation Software Engineer - 34118

Ref: 34118 Title: Software Engineer Salary Range: £23.45 - £24.51 Division: Body Engineering Contract Position based at: Gaydon Position Description: The main purpose of the role is to support Body Engineering`s major push in the development of AVA CAD models to improve the efficiency, quality delivery and speed of Body Engineering`s delivery by both delivering AVA models themselves and by supporting the identification & specification of them. Provide automation through use of VBA or similar, ownership and enhancement of knowledge database so that code can be utilised. Maintain AVA MS access database. Support the creation of code for use within AVA models Support the creation and development of advanced database systems Support the creation of code library, training material, code standardisation related to AVA best practice. Skills Required: Strong capability in using Virtual Engineering tools, 3D CAD. Good working practice of VBA (Visual Basic for Applications) Good working practice of Database Management Software (MS Access) and awareness of SQL Experience Required: Demonstration of problem solving in engineering discipline or similar, demonstrate good working practice and creation of applications using VBA or similar. Working practice of database management software (MS Access). Experience Preferred: Proficiency in Excel (formulas, data connections, pivot tables, charts) Education Required: Additional Information: Show a strong desire to deliver improvements in efficiency in the geometry creation process Excellent communication, interpersonal skills, self-confidence and a 'passion for the product' High drive, self-motivated and able to deliver with minimum supervision Committed, flexible and able to work under pressure If you are interested in this role apply now!

Contract / Gaydon, Warwickshire

Logistics Project Engineer - 34917

Project Engineer (Logistics) Gaydon Paying up to £22.50 per hour ltd/umbrella Are you looking for a Project Engineer (Logistics) role with a large international automotive manufacturing company based in Gaydon? An opportunity has arisen for a Project Engineer (Logistics) to provide support to a growing and busy department for a period of circa 6 months. The role is temporary and paying up to £22.50 per hour. What you will be doing: Support pre-production builds by obtaining and maintaining part delivery promises from external suppliers Ensuring part delivery promises meet build requirements, resolving disconnects and escalating issues when no alternative Candidate profile: Relevant previous experience of Supplier logistics within a manufacturing or engineering environment Able to work cross-functionally Able to build relationships with suppliers The ideal candidate will have experience within the automotive sector or adjacent industries, e.g. rail, aerospace, defence or energy. Please do not hesitate in applying for this position, if you have any questions about this role please contact Jessica Williams of Jonathan Lee Recruitment

Contract / Gaydon, Warwickshire

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