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About Jonathan Lee Recruitment

For over 40 years, Jonathan Lee Recruitment has been supplying the engineering, manufacturing and technical sectors with the best permanent, contract, interim and executive candidates both in the UK and overseas.

Our vision is to be the customer’s first choice. Our specialist team of technical and industry professionals, offer a consultative approach bringing 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 has evolved to address any resourcing challenge a client may face, covering permanent and contract recruitment, interim management, search & selection, managed services, talent management solutions and design services.

With over 85% repeat business annually, we build relationships for the long term, committing to continuous improvement, working closely with industry partners and professional bodies to support our candidates, clients and the wider market. Click here to view our FAQs.


Jonathan Lee logo on a grey background

Vision, Mission & Values

Vision

To be the customer's first choice.

Mission

To provide the best resourcing solutions through fully understanding, communicating and meeting the needs of our clients, candidates and colleagues.

Values
  • To create an environment where professionalism, friendliness, openness, honesty and mutual support flourish.
  • To engender a creative and entrepreneurial approach, well controlled but not stifled by procedure.
  • To recruit, develop, train and retain people of high calibre and high potential.
  • To recognise and reward both effort and results.
  • To have a style which allows people the maximum amount of self-expression and flexibility of operating to realise their full fee earning potential whilst working hard for each other in a teamwork environment.
  • To continue to be a caring employer striving to provide a secure future.
  • To contribute to the welfare of the community

Company Timeline

Our Story

  • 1978

    Jonathan and Lindy Lee establish Jonathan Lee Technical Recruitment in Stourbridge, West Midlands.

    Jonathan Lee Technical Recruitment fist logo in 1978

  • 1978

    First major assignment won, working with GKN Technical Centre in Wolverhampton. 

    GKN Technical Centre in Wolverhampton

  • 1979

    The business begins to grow, taking on first Sylvia Wall and soon afterwards Jenny Oakes to support the recruitment administration activities and to ensure high quality service to the growing portfolio of clients.

  • 1980

    Knighton House in Stourbridge - Jonathan and the expanding team in the 1980's

    Jonathan buys Knighton House in Stourbridge as a new home for the technical recruitment business. Over the 1980s, the team grows to around 20, with industry experts recruited from aerospace, automotive and general engineering. 

  • 1987

    Major assignment won with Eaton Group for a senior management role, which led to our first display advert run nationally in the Sunday Times to attract candidates.​

    The Sunday Times

  • 1989

    Land Rover engages Jonathan Lee Technical Recruitment to hire an entire product engineering and development team in Solihull for the first generation of the Discovery model.

  • 1990


    To start the decade, we won a major project to support all of the management and engineering recruitment for the start-up of Toyota Manufacturing UK. 

    Having received more than 15,000 applications, the Jonathan Lee team interviewed 2,000 candidates eventually placing 178 of the first people to join the operation.

  • 1993

    Jonathan Lee Contracts Limited was formally incorporated to support the increasing need for more flexible workforce in the engineering, manufacturing and technical sectors. Our first contract placement was made at Ford Motor Company the same year.

  • 1995

    With the business growing, Jonathan invested in the renovation of a local derelict malting house in Stourbridge. The office opened in 1995 and is still our headquarters today.  

    The local derelict malting house in Stourbridge, which has become the Company's headquarters   ​​The Maltings today

  • 1996

    News article highlighting the Company's growth

    ​The team grows to 48 and the business begins offering executive search services, opening two new offices; in Basingstoke, Hampshire and Leeds, Yorkshire. 

  • 1998

    Jonathan Lee Technical Recruitment rebrands to become Jonathan Lee Recruitment Limited.  

    Newspaper Article

  • 2001

    In 2001, the strategic acquisition of XR Associates in Basildon helped us further support our clients in the South East and lead to the award of a Managed Service for Visteon UK. 

    Jonathan Lee Recruitment's Basildon office back in 2001

  • 2002

    Factura Logo

    On the back of considerable growth in demand for our executive search services, a new brand Factura was established in 2002, occupying a new office premises in Bromsgrove.

  • 2003

    In June 2003, the Directors and staff celebrated the 25th anniversary of the business with a gathering of new and old faces in Birmingham.

    Singer

  • 2005

    Offices

    The business continues to thrive and as part of our growth, we acquired recruitment firm PHDS Group, with offices in Wakefield and Leicester giving wider geographical reach.

  • 2006

    In August 2006, Jonathan Lee collaborated with another business under the banner of the Alpha Consortium and was awarded Master Vendor status for Smiths Aerospace UK.

    Smiths Aerospace Logo

    This arrangement lasted for more than 6 years, through their corporate aqcuisition from GE Aviation and Moog Aerospace, delivering more than 300 permanent placements and 500 contract assignments.

  • 2011

    Tata Motors European Technical Centre plc (TMETC) selected Jonathan Lee to be the master vendor for permanent and contract recruitment for all UK locations.   

    James Billingham of TMETC and Jonathan Lee, Chairman
    James Billingham of TMETC and Jonathan Lee, Chairman

  • 2012

    Consolidation of group brands all under the name of Jonathan Lee, including the rebranding of the executive search business Factura to Jonathan Lee Executive Search.

  • 2013

    Dubai

    Established our Consultancy Services business in Dubai offering offer knowledgeable and professional advice to companies intending to set up operations in the UAE, as well as to companies already established in the region.

  • 2015

    Jonathan Lee Design Services incorporated, based from an office in Warwick, offering digital modelling, design and styling expertise to industry.

    Jonathan Lee Design Services incorporated

  • 2018

    Our 40th anniversary year, with exciting events and articles to come throughout the year.

    Jonathan Lee Logo

    JL Anniversary Logo

Partners

Jonathan Lee Recruitment has worked closely with industry over many years, partnering with reputable and recognised industry bodies. We are committed to supporting the future of the manufacturing, engineering and technical industries.  To see more about how we work with these organisations, please follow the link below.

Charity

Jonathan Lee ladies at the Neon Night Run in aid of charity

We are proud of our team’s enthusiasm to support our values, “to contribute to the welfare of the community”. We have great fun organising fundraising events throughout the year, promoting team work and participation to support good causes both locally and nationally.

Latest Jobs

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Logistics and Supply Chain Manager

Logistics & Supply Chain Manager Manufacturing - FMCG Norwich £43,000 to £47,000 A talented Logistics & Supply Chain Manager is required by global leading manufacturer and distributor of hot water solutions and services. With an extensive product portfolio, a strong market position and a reputation for continuously innovating and evaluating this global leader offers an exciting environment. To support this dynamic and complex supply chain, we are seeking a Logistics & Supply Chain Manager who is able to lead its internal and external supply chain activities at its East Anglian facility. The Role: As Logistics and Supply Chain Manager, you will: Take control and manage supplier performance, planning and inventory levels and associated costs. Develop and manage planning and materials control systems and procedures. Have a strong focus on stock accuracy, drive efficiency throughout the supply chain ensuring material handling and health and safety guidelines are adhered to at all times. Optimise the existent ERP system whilst working on parallel internal and external projects both up and downstream ensuring the supply chain is fit for purpose. About you A proven track record of management experience within Supply Chain - volume manufacturing. A clear communicator who can appreciate the wider business needs and work with other business departments Ideally, educated to degree level with knowledge and comprehensive understanding of the mechanics of the supply chain together with a high competency level in IT Drive and passion to build a world class supply chain Ability to challenge existing processes and relationships in order to strengthen the business position Experience of white goods or heating systems is highly desirable. As Logistics and Supply Chain Manager, you will be an integral part of the business. In return for your supply chain management skills, you will be working within an environment that offers career development, providing opportunities to fit with your ambitions. A competitive salary and benefits package. If you have drive and passion for establishing and continually improving Supply Chain and Logistics efficiencies, please apply today. Should you require further information about this Logistics and Supply Chain Manager role, please contact Lisa Osborne - or directly on 01384 446162.

Permanent / Norwich, Norfolk

Principal Performance and Dynamics Engineer

Principle Performance and Dynamics Engineer is required for an international high-technology group, operating in the aircraft propulsion and equipment, space and defense markets. This is an exciting opportunity to work on major programmes within the Systems Engineering team based at Gloucester. As a Principle Performance and Dynamics Engineer you will be involved in conducting performance and dynamic analysis for mechanical, hydraulic and occasionally basic electrical systems as they relate to aircraft, landing gear, extension/retraction and steering. You will also support requirements definition and validation, verification test activities and assist with the development of methods and tools. Possessing in-depth knowledge of mechanical and hydraulic systems, you will generate strategies as they relate to performance and dynamics activities on given programmes. Key aspects of this job include the following: Build computational models and run simulations. Calculate static and dynamic loads. Conduction performance and frequency response analyses. Conduct stability, shimmy, modal analysis and failure case analyses. Correlate and validate computational models. Write and validate performance and dynamics requirements. Define and document simulation cases and pass/fail criteria. Optimise design solutions in conjunction with other engineering disciplines. Define test requirements and analyse and interpret test results. Adherence to the programme schedules. Some travel may be required To apply for this position, you should have some of the following skills and experience: Minimum degree level education (or equivalent) in an Engineering discipline. Knowledge of Landing Gear Systems. Experience of dynamic analysis and computational modelling and simulation. Experience of model correlation and validation. Knowledge of airworthiness requirements and certification. Basic knowledge of systems and electrical engineering. Working knowledge of MATLAB/Simulink, MSC ADAMS, MSC EASY5 and AMESim. Sufficient experience to write requirements within and use DOORS.

Permanent / Gloucester, Gloucestershire

Performance and Dynamics Engineer

Performance and Dynamics Engineer is required for an international high-technology group, operating in the aircraft propulsion and equipment, space and defense markets based in Gloucester. We are looking for talented engineers with a strong analytical background and you will be offered training in both landing systems development and the simulation software. This is a varied and challenging role that provides a fantastic opportunity to develop your engineering skills. As a Performance and Dynamics Engineer your main responsibilities include: Build computational models and run simulations. This includes but is not limited to; landing simulations, ground manoeuvre simulations and extension/retraction system simulations. Calculate static and dynamic loads. Conduct performance and frequency response analyses. Conduct stability, shimmy and modal analyses. Conduct failure case analyses. Correlate and validate computational models. Write and validate performance and dynamics requirements. Define and document simulation cases and pass/fail criteria. Optimise design solutions in conjunction with other engineering disciplines. Define test requirements and analyse and interpret test results. Generate strategies and plans for the performance and dynamics activities on a given programme. Ensure the application of processes, methods and lessons learned. Adhere to the programme schedules. Some travel may be required Candidate skills and requirements: Experience of dynamic analysis and computational modelling and simulation or comparative experience in a similar discipline. Knowledge of landing gear structure and/or landing gear systems is preferable but not essential. Experience of model correlation and validation. Knowledge of mechanical engineering and/or hydraulics. Basic knowledge of systems engineering principles is desirable but not essential. Experience of using MATLAB/Simulink, MSC ADAMS, MSC EASY5 and AMESim is desirable Knowledge of validation and verification processes, methods and techniques Knowledge of airworthiness requirements and certification is desirable You should be educated to degree level or equivalent in an engineering discipline.

Permanent / Gloucestershire, England

Business Development Manager - London

A rare and career-defining opportunity has arisen for hungry and pro-active technical sales professionals and busines development managers to join a privately owned worldwide specialist who over 70 years has become a market leader in the design and manufacture of automated lifts and logistical solutions for huge household name projects throughout 5 continents covering major landmark locations on a global scale. Due to the company's expansion plans within their UK operation, we are looking to speak with technical sales professionals/BDMs from all sectors who have a proven track record of exceeding targets in a new business development role. You will be responsible for selling or managing accounts for the following or similar supply and fit solutions: Vehicle lifts, goods lifts Cargo systems Automated parking solutions Airport logistics systems Warehousing Automation What we're looking for from you: Someone looking to learn their high-spec and high-value products and solution offerings A time-served and proven track record of exceeding sales targets Progress within the company To hold some form of experience or qualification in an engineering or construction discipline What we can offer you: Starting salary of £45,000 - £60,000/year Bonus of £15,000 OTE Company car - Audi A4 (allowances/expenses) Remote working - total autonomy over your own diary Industry leading training and CPD Opportunity to be part of a market-leading organisation working on London-based sites in prestigious such as Canary Wharf, Chelsea, Notting Hill, Financial District etc If you consider yourself a high-level sales person who is looking to take their career to the next level, can work on your own autonomy and motivation and are looking to partner with a premium company in an innovative and dynamic market place then I would like to hear from you. please 'apply now' with your up to date CV on contact Colin Reeves on 01384 446121 to discuss in confidence.

Permanent / London, England

Manufacturing Engineer

Manufacturing Engineer Gainsborough Automotive A competent and driven Manufacturing Engineer is required to support manufacturing areas, with the ability to design layouts, procure equipment, support production planning, manage new product introduction and optimise processes. Working in a high-volume assembly production area, candidates with experience of working in the Automotive industry would be very well received. Due to the current engineering team's growth this company, a leading automotive supplier requires a hands-on Manufacturing Engineer with proven manufacturing engineering experience for a new permanent role. As a Manufacturing Engineer you will be required to: Develop project plans to industrialise significant new products, by working closely with design, prototyping and manufacturing departments. Manage the implementation of the plans across the organisation, through customer approvals to volume production. Develop and define new manufacturing processes and control documentation to facilitate the introduction of new products and to improve efficiency of existing products. Develop cost targets (including process times) for new product and equipment introductions, and manage plans to ensure these are achieved in volume production. Introduce modern manufacturing techniques and drive best practice process. Support the development of a modern continuous improvement and lean manufacturing culture across the organisation. Technical support to the Production team on process for new/existing products. Experience of high volume manufacturing and automation. The Manufacturing Engineer should have the following skills or experience: A degree or equivalent in engineering. Demonstrable experience of successfully introducing new products into a manufacturing environment, ensuring a 'no faults forward' approach. Experience and knowledge of industry standard approaches to risk management, including DFMEA, PFMEA, control plans and Standard Operating Procedures. Has worked in a regulated environment, ideally automotive, with experience of IATF 16949 and APQP. Experience of a variety of manufacturing techniques, metal forming processes and their associated costs and benefits. Experience of high volume manufacturing and automation. Experience of introducing process improvements into an established manufacturing process. This is an excellent opportunity for anyone with knowledge of automotive assembly processes to develop their career. In return for your experience, this highly innovative and exciting company will offer you: £40K 25 days Holidays Pension Career development Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon. If you have knowledge of manufacturing engineering in a high volume, precision environment and are a proven problem-solver and want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the Manufacturing Engineer role, please contact Katharine Bignell at Jonathan Lee Recruitment Ltd.

Permanent / Gainsborough, Lincolnshire

Electrical Project Engineer - 35220

Job title: Electrical Project Engineer Hourly Rate: £20.00 - £22.51ph Location: Gaydon Electrical An Electrical Project Engineer is required with a knowledge of Validation activities within ADAS, inclusive of engineers, Vehicles and equipment to support delivery. Due to expansion this company, a global OEM based in Gaydon, requires an Electrical Project Engineer who has experience of In-Car Networks, Diagnostics and Software Download on contract basis. As an Electrical Project Engineer you will be required to do some of the following: Coordination of all ADAS vehicle based validation activities against engineer, test property and facility availability. Providing ad-hoc support to the test team to ensure that the days activities are coordinated efficiently, and that resources are moved to the tasks that require them. Liaise with external test houses to outsource validation activities during peak periods, and administration of internal budget and Purchase Orders to support. Property utilisation, validation maturity and validation completion metrics. High level test plans for future vehicle programmes (based on synthetic and actual data), and submitting future programme test property requirements. They should have the following skills or experience: Proven capability to project manage multiple complex activities, with versatility to adapt to changing situations. Strong data driven mindset, with ability to prioritise (and re-prioritise) based on the changing needs of the business. Experienced in Microsoft Office and Google G-Suite applications. Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon. If you want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the Electrical Project Engineer role (35220) please contact Teresa Anderson at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384 446156.

Contract / Gaydon, Warwickshire

EMC Attributes Engineer - 35129

Job title: EMC Attributes Engineer Hourly Rate: £21.00 - £25.96ph Location: Gaydon Powertrain An EMC Attributes Engineer is required with a knowledge of EMC (Electro Magnetic Compatibility) Component Sign off within the automotive sector to support delivery. Due to expansion this company, a global OEM based in Gaydon, requires an Attributes Engineer who has experience of working within an EMC Test Laboratory environment on a contract basis. As an EMC Attributes Engineer you will be required to do some of the following: Deliver EMC Attribute Requirements for specific vehicle line, ensuring Corporate & Legal requirements are met. Lead EMC programme delivery for applicable vehicle lines Inc vehicle level testing and reporting. Ensure programme EMC requirement deliverables are met in line with GPDS/PCS. Lead vehicle level EMC issue resolution and propose/demonstrate potential solutions. Provide EMC technical support/advice to others Raise and progress AIMs on component/system owners where EMC deliverables are not met. They should have the following skills or experience: Experience of component EMC sign off Project Management Extensive EMC knowledge or within the electronics industry as an EMC Engineer 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 (35129) please contact Teresa Anderson at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384 446156.

Contract / Gaydon, Warwickshire

Electrical CAD Technician

Electrical CAD Technician FMCG Equipment Manufacturer Telford, Shropshire £30,000 - £35,000, pension This well established and well-regarded business is a specialist manufacturer of equipment that is used in several industries, including FMCG and food production. The main aspect of the role be producing electrical schematics on a CAD software package, for a wide range of equipment used in the Food and Pharmaceutical sectors. You will work in the Controls Engineering department, but will be expected to make decisions regarding relevant specifications, codes, standards and procedures. As CAD Technician you will also have a methodical mindset to organise and maintain revisions of all documentation for traceability. Duties/Responsibilities of CAD Technician Designing and developing schematic drawings on a CAD software package Maintain a record of all documents produced in accordance with the Company Quality Management System Liaise with Controls Engineer to ensure all details comply with design specifications Produce accompanying Bills of Materials Experience/Skills Required CAD electrical software use (Solidworks Electrical preferred but not essential) Designing and developing control for Electrical/Hydraulic systems Previous documentation experience Prior working in a busy manufacturing environment Personal Qualifications/Attributes BTEC ONC/HNC in electrical/electronic discipline (Could suit an experienced Panel Wirer) As CAD Technician, you will have excellent communication skills, will be Self-motivated with the ability to work under minimum supervision. This is an excellent, varied role within a stable business that is constantly innovating its product range. If you would like more information, please apply.

Permanent / Broseley, Shropshire

Design Engineer

Mechanical Design Engineer FMCG Equipment Manufacturer Telford, Shropshire £30,000 - £35,000 plus overtime, pension This well established and well regarding manufacturing business, specialise in the design and manufacturer of equipment that is used primarily in FMCG and food production plants and factories. The position offers excellent job security within a stable company that can offer a long-term career. You will progress technically, with exposure to a wide variety of products and become a fundamental part of a design team with decades worth of experience. The business manufacturers various aluminium and stainless-steel products as well as bespoke conveyor systems. Due to continued growth and expansion, they are looking to recruit a Mechanical Design Engineer to contribute to the continued success and excellence of the business. This is a technically challenging role where you will undertake bespoke conveyor system designs as well as ensuring that projects run smoothly. As Design Engineer the role would include: Using SolidWorks to design bespoke conveyor systems and mechanical handling equipment Working conceptual designs up into manufacturing drawings and instructions Production of full manufacturing drawings with bill of materials, costing, time scale & routings Work with MRP System Can schedule and manage time effectively with attention to detail and accuracy This is an excellent role for a business that has a very full order book, and is continually innovating in their sectors. If you are interested in the role please apply.

Permanent / Broseley, Shropshire

Digital Marketing Executive

Digital Marketing Executive FMCG Equipment Manufacturer Telford, Shropshire £18,000 - £24,000 This organisation is a well-established and well regarded manufacturer of specialist equipment that is used in the food production and fmcg sector. An exciting vacancy has arisen for a Digital Marketing Executive to be part of their growing marketing team. Reporting to the Head of Digital, you will be responsible for coding emails and using a content management system to improve and maintain a number of in-house market leading websites. The marketing team is dedicated to brand development and your role will contribute to our progressive digital strategy. As part of the marketing team you will help to develop and implement new designs and ideas for the websites and email campaigns. Other areas within the role include, technical support, problem solving, analysis of digital performance and liaising with the design and sales teams. We are looking for a motivated person who can work within the marketing team and grow into the role. The position offers good career progression for the right candidate. Essential skills: Basic knowledge of HTML and CSS Experience of email marketing Some knowledge of SEO best practices Adobe Photoshop Google analytics The following skills would be advantageous yet are not essential: Experience of hand coding and testing HTML Emails Experience of Magento or other content management systems Knowledge of Responsive Web Design/Development Keenness to learn fundamental web technologies and best practices Knowledge of Google Adwords This is an excellent opportunity for candidates that are looking to progress their marketing career within an in house environment and who perhaps have a passion for British Manufacturing. If you are interested please apply.

Permanent / Broseley, Shropshire

iPLM Environment Specialist - 35002

Ref: 35002 Title: iPLM Environment Specialist Salary Range: £31.00 - £32.08 Division: P3O Contract Position based at: Gaydon Position Description: iPLM CAE Environments Specialist Responsibilities Work as part of the i-PLM Environments team to provide ongoing operational support of i-PLM IT systems for Dev/Test/Prod collaborating with IT infrastructure build; middleware/DB and application Build Team and Dassault Systemes SMEs in designated areas): Using Incident and Problem management processes Resolution of operational and performance issues Assist i-PLM Operations team in root cause analysis and address system configuration, operational and performance issues in the supported i-PLM environments covering Linux/Win2008/2012 servers and Windows7 clients. Co-ordinate and implement changes following the Change Management process. Work with infrastructure build, middleware and application development teams to build and support i-PLM 3D Experience (Dassault V6) environments comprising Development, Test, User Validation, Training and Production environments. Support (Install/support/upgrade) iPLM environments running on Linux (SLES); Windows 2008/2012 and Windows7, using SAN/NFS storage systems; Apache/Websphere middleware and Oracle/SQL database servers within JLR enterprise datacenters. Servers include vitualised (VMware) and physical servers. Analyse technical documentation from application vendors (e.g. Dassault Systemes, ACE/ConfigIT) and work with designated SMEs to define installation and support procedures, as/when required. Document and share work procedures, installation tasks, scripts and "best practices" within Environments Team. Maintain appropriate design and configuration documentation for use in operational handover to steady state support. Skills Required: 3 KEY SKILLS Experienced UNIX (SLES) and Windows server systems support Significant experience of systems installation, build and support experience covering systems administration and operational support tasks for IT environments of similar complexity and technical detail (see responsibilities section above) Significant experience of installing and supporting Simulia, Process Composer, 3D Orchestrator, HPC Integration Experience Required: Key Role Requirements (in addition to essential skills above): Production support - incident and problem management Knowledge of Enovia V5/V6 systems administration and operational support. Demonstrable ability to own and carry out systems admin/support tasks without on-going supervision and oversight. Proven `user interaction and IT support experience including problem diagnostics and root-cause-analysis for systems supported by iPLM environments team. Flexibility in working times, including ability to do overtime for systems support outside of normal (0800 - 1630) working hours. Ability to work collaboratively as part of a multi-site team and share workload - as required to meet operational deadlines Good communication skills both written and verbal English. Experience Preferred: BMC Remedy Experience of DBA, Networking and Security operational support, as part of providing IT operational support. Knowledge of PLM and automotive industry processes. Ability to develop and run scripts to automate manual processes Experience of working within IT/Operational support and knowledge of IT standards and IT processes. If you are interested in this role apply now!

Contract / Gaydon, Warwickshire

Complexity Management SQL/Tableau Analyst - 34982

Ref: 34982 Title: Complexity Management Analyst Salary Range: £41.57 - £47.86 Division: Professional Contract Position based at: Whitley and Gaydon Position Description: The Complexity Management (CM) team sits within Product and Architecture Strategy. This growing team has the opportunity to make a significant contribution to the overall business performance by simplifying engineering and reducing complexity. This is to ensure that we can improve quality, reduce investment, resource and variable costs. We also have to be able to develop the customer offer strategy to maximise profit through utilisation of Complexity Management toolsets. The Analytics Centre of Excellence (COE) is a newly formed team with a vision to create competitive advantage for through being the world leader in automotive analytics. The Corporate Analytics Team is responsible for developing and delivering our analytics strategy, coordinating analytics programmes across the organisation and solving our most complex analytics problems. To do this we have assembled an expert multi-disciplinary team of analytics professionals from a wide range of backgrounds. Examples of existing Analytics projects include providing new insight to improve sales and change business behaviours, to reinventing business processes through automation of data processes. We are now seeking to expand on the COE capability by developing Analytics roles that are dedicated to specific Business Functions; this particular role is a collaboration between Complexity Management and Data Analytics. The Opportunity The role is to develop the existing Complexity Management data analytics toolset from its current state as a prototype, to a fully productionised corporate tool including: Improving and developing functionality Ensuring user experience and performance is optimised Ensuring both input and output data integrity is high. We are looking for an outstanding problem solver who is inquisitive and excellent with technology. They will be executing data analytics projects that are varied in nature and demand a wide spectrum of skills, but with a key focus on data visualisation. They will need to love working with data and to be detail orientated and methodical and have a flair for conveying actionable insights through data visualisation. The role will require working within business teams across multiple functions. They'll need to be an excellent team member with an ability to build trust, and clearly and simply communicate the complex. In addition to deliver project work within the business function, there will be a mandatory requirement to partner closely with Corporate Data Analytics COE team to help colleagues around the business by promoting COE best practice and adherence to standards. Skills Required: 3 Key Skills Required: 1) Good knowledge of Data Visualisation principles and best practise 2) Experience in analytics visualisation packages Tableau / Python /SQL and demonstration that they pro-actively improve their skills in that area 3) Keen problem solver with a track record of developing new solutions to problems Experience Required: Experience in Tableau desktop development to an advanced level (ideally 2-3 years minimum) Good knowledge of Data Visualisation principles and best practise Numerate and or computing background Keen problem solver with a track record of developing new solutions to problems Experience in an analytics tools Excel/SQL and demonstration that they pro-actively improve their skills in that area 2 years business experience Communication skills: presenting to variety of stakeholders and ability to deliver training. Desired Knowledge of Google Cloud Platform Experience of Tableau Server - Enterprise use of Tableau, and Tableau Admin Knowledge of Analytics modelling tools - Rapid Miner, Alteryx, Knime or equivalent Programming experience (Python, R) Experience working in an analytic team Automotive industry experience Statistical knowledge Experience of working in a strategic business function Understanding of data structures and orientation of data for Tableau reporting Key Accountabilities and Responsibilities Creating and developing Tableau dashboards to standards Consulting with business clients Collaborating with Analytics COE developers Maintaining quality of their analytics work and reporting all assumptions and risks implied in their work Documenting work to a high standard Continually developing their analytics skills and seeking new solutions to problems Training business users within the function in the use of the developed Tableau dashboards, but also in the self-serve use of Tableau and other Analytics tools

Contract / Gaydon, Warwickshire

Switchgear System Engineer - 34936

Job title: Switchgear Systems Engineer Hourly Rate: £16.00- £19.53ph Location: Gaydon Electrical An Switchgear Systems Engineer is required with knowledge of distribution system design and validation planing to support project delivery. Candidates with experience in the Automotive industry would be well received. Due to expansion this company, a global OEM based in Gaydon requires an Switch-gear Systems Engineer with good understanding of the wider electrical systems and confident in the application of PCDS, DVP and Gateway disciplines on a contract basis. The Engineer should have the following skills or experience: Demonstrable technical delivery experience, hardware and software in the automotive industry. Good Project Management skills. Able to communicate confidently at all levels within the business and the supply base. Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon. If you want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the Electrical Systems Engineer role (34936) please contact Teresa Anderson at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384 446156.

Contract / Gaydon, Warwickshire

Electrical Project Engineer - 34808

Job title: Electrical Project Engineer Hourly Rate: £16.00 - £19.84ph Location: Gaydon Electrical An Electrical Project Engineer is required with a knowledge of data capture and diagnostic fault finding within the automotive sector to support delivery. Due to expansion this company, a global OEM based in Gaydon, requires an Electrical Project Engineer who has experience of systematic problem solving and Project Management experience on a contract basis. As an Electrical Project Engineer you will be required to do some of the following: Manage the delivery of features through the management of multiple components, some of which are out-with their own responsibility, through specification generations and regular system team meetings to the full implementation phase. Take in feature requirements, design a system capable of achieving the expected functionality, cascade the component requirements for each affected part, and validate that the implementation achieves the initial goal. liaising and managing suppliers and component engineers to ensure that the functionality and requirements are met but will also encapsulate some hands-on testing of individual components as well as full vehicle systems. Present the status of their full system delivery to the wider teams and programme level while showing a level of control that requires little intervention. They should have the following skills or experience: Systematic problem solving - ability to logically step through problems to ensure robust issue investigation and resolution implementation. Ability to use electrical equipment and tools - Scopes, multi-meters, CANalyzer, LIN tools, in order to capture data and diagnose faults. Project management - working with suppliers in developing solutions and managing own tasks and deadlines. Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon. If you want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the Electrical Project Engineer role (34808) please contact Teresa Anderson at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384 446156.

Contract / Gaydon, Warwickshire

Automotive Project Engineer - 34318

Job title: Project Engineer Hourly Rate: £19.00- £22.51ph Location: Gaydon Vehicle Engineering A Project Engineer is required with experience of dealing in Complex issues through Data analysis and working within large teams and organisations (both in UK and Worldwide) to support project delivery. Candidates with experience in the Automotive industry would be well received. Due to expansion this company, a global OEM based in Gaydon requires a Project Engineer with good understanding of managing and coordinating activities whilst maintaining company quality on a contract basis. As a Project Engineer you will be required to do the following: The Project Engineer should have the following skills or experience: Experience of planning, coordination, delivery and reporting status to senior management teams. A full UK/EU driving licence Excellent verbal and written communication 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 Project Engineer role (34318) please contact Teresa Anderson at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384 446156.

Contract / Gaydon, Warwickshire

Technical Project Manager (EMC)

Technical Project Manager (EMC) - Defence - Permanent - Attractive - West Midlands A Technical Project Manager is required within a Safety Critical Systems Technology Company. The successful Technical Project Manager Special Projects Team Leader will join a specialised team in this sector and will report to the Special Projects Team Leader The Technical Project Manager will be responsible for responsible for a wide variety of EMC technical delivery and development tasks. These will include the generation and implementation of technical procedures/documentation for current & future customers. The Technical Project Manager will be testing and reporting for defence vehicle & component programmes in accordance with legislation. The Technical Project Manager will be working within the Special Projects Team to ensure that technical delivery across the department is maintained. Requirements for the Technical Project Manager (EMC) A Degree Education or HND in Electrical/Electronic Engineering Preparation and technical review of documentation/policies/procedures Planning and delivery of multiple projects and Management of all customer deliverables Technical and commercial lead for projects under your control Management of all customer deliverables and execute project delivery Accurate financial control through project budgets, tracking and reporting Drive department improvements through delivery of internal projects Utilise Key Performance Indicators to demonstrate improvements made to processes Customer liaison and technical sales with problem resolution and product awareness Deliver support to test facility staff as directed by the EMC Technical Manager Maintain detailed and accurate test records in accordance with requirements Perform quality checks and data analysis on test deliverables Resolution of test or project issues (where required) Perform project reviews and lessons learned on technically-biased projects Business development technical support, specifically for the Defence product sector Generate and deliver continuous improvement projects to further enhance the department Support flexible working practises where business demands are required Person Profile and Skill Set for the Technical Project Manager (EMC) Relevant skills with emphasis on technical delivery and EMC problem resolution Demonstrate commercial awareness, tasking and accountability and timely delivery Excellent understanding of the principles behind EMC test specifications and procedures Demonstrate technical delivery to include test plans and control plans Strong analytical, planning, organisational, and time management skills Proven background in process improvement and problem resolution Excellent interpersonal communication skills, particularly where technical information Ability to train others, to enhance their skillsets with your knowledge Strong customer-facing communication skills and the ability to meet deadlines Proficient computer skills, especially Microsoft Office applications EMC/RF test experience with a bias towards defence applications Understanding and generation of Risk Assessment requirements and EMC test standards Understanding of Defence standards for both UK & Worldwide for Defence Good RF / EM testing skills and Understanding of electrical powertrains EMC Project Engineering and Defence or Automotive electrical / electronic background Security clearance will be required for this position due to the nature of the products If you feel you meet the requirements for the role of the Technical Project Manager (EMC) then apply directly or contact Peter Heap at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on either 01384 446102 or email suitable MS Word Format CV's

Permanent / Coventry, West Midlands

Powertrain Electrified Software Engineer - 33626

Job title: Electrified Powertrain Software Engineer Hourly Rate: £26.00 - £30.00ph Location:Gaydon, with travel to other locations across the West Midlands Powertain An Electrified Powertrain Software Engineer is required with knowledge of embedded C Code experience within a real time environment to support project delivery. Candidates with experience in the Automotive industry would be well received. Due to expansion this company, a global OEM based in Gaydon and other sites, requires an Engineer who has experience of software verification tools and can work to a quality process on a contract basis. As a Software Engineer you will be required to: Create and test production software from control systems designs, using a model based environment, autocode technology and testing platforms, such as software and hardware in the loop environments. The should have the following skills or experience: Embedded C Code experience within a Real Time environment, preferably with Autocode generation and model based design experience Experience in software verification & tools, Software in the Loop (SIL) and Hardware in the Loop (HIL) environments, with a proven ability to overcome and resolve issues that arise. Working to a quality process Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon. If you have sound knowledge of automotive Electrical systems and you want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the Electronics and software Engineer Power Engineer role (33626) please contact Teresa Anderson at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384 446156.

Contract / Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire

Automotive Systems/Calibration Graduates

Due to continued expansion, our client is now seeking Graduate engineers to join our team to work on Calibration for gasoline, diesel and hybrid powertrains to meet worldwide legislative standards. You will test, calibrate and verify the software and calibration in test bed vehicles and prototypes worldwide as well as in a Technical Centre environment. The projects you will have a good balance of working at the desk and sitting in the test vehicles. Your background: You have finished or will be finishing shortly, a technical Degree at a university in an automotive subject (Preferably Engine systems related) and participation in applicable Formula student topics would be beneficial. You have very good English skills. You possess a clean driving license for cars You have a great passion for cars on a professional level but also in you leisure Successful candidates must, by the start of their employment, have permission to work in the UK. This is an excellent opportunity to work on varied and interesting projects for a highly respected organisation who provide great training and career opportunities for those who are willing to work hard and make a difference.

Permanent / Coventry, West Midlands

Electrical Systems Engineer - 33486

Job title: Electrical Systems Engineer Hourly Rate: £24- £28.68ph Location: Gaydon Vehicle An Electrical Systems Engineer is required with knowledge of automotive software validation and issue management tools to support project delivery. Candidates with experience in the Automotive industry would be well received. Due to expansion this company, a global OEM based in Gaydon requires an Electrical Systems Engineer with good understanding of issue management tools such as JIRA and ClearQuest on a contract basis. The Systems Engineer should have the following skills or experience: Experience in automotive software validation and issue management tools Experience of writing a robust DVM based on complex system design requirements Test management tools such as RTC, Zephyr Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon. If you want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the Electrical Systems Engineer role (33486) please contact Teresa Anderson at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384 446156.

Contract / Gaydon, Warwickshire

Technical Trainer - Equipment

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

Permanent / Royston, Hertfordshire

Technical Trainer - Process

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

Permanent / Royston, Hertfordshire

Shift Engineer - Warehouse Automation

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a multi skilled maintenance engineer with a strong electrical background to join a global market leader in the provision of automated warehouse systems at their resident site in the Corby area. You would be joining a team of circa 16, multi skilled engineering staff who take responsibility for the maintenance and upgrading of an integrated automated picking/decant/packing system within a distribution warehouse in Corby. The multi skilled Shift Engineer's role will consist of: Providing a first class site response to customer sites maintenance needs. Emergency breakdown and maintenance support on all equipment and software issues on the installed equipment Be part of the Issue Management and the internal escalation process on all related maintenance issues, in partnership with the customer. Create strong effective working relationships with our customers and your responsibility team, to enable Knapp to provide a first class service. Provide performance in terms of supporting maintenance activities on site, speed of response and quality of repair and standards of workmanship. To provide maintenance support on all aspects of the installed system. To work within a team of site technicians and third party repair companies on their activities on site. Key Responsibilities for a multi skilled Shift Engineer: Undertake breakdown maintenance of site automation as required Carry out PPM of automation equipment to the required standard Complete breakdown reports and shift reports including any issues arising on shift which may have an impact on the performance of the site equipment and/or the maintenance department Undertake improvement, repairs and modifications Assist in project installation work including cost reduction activities Qualifications/experience: Apprenticeship trained NVQ/BTEC Level 3 in an Engineering discipline Electrical/Mechanical maintenance and inspection experience Good electrical fault finding skills 17th Edition wiring regulations or equivalent (desirable) IOSH and/or pneumatic experience (desirable) PLC experience (desirable) Candidate profile: Hands-on and team oriented Customer focused Reliable Self-motivated Accountable Able to work at height This role will include working on a varied double-days (Monday to Friday) shift pattern which will consist of the following rotation: Week 1 - 06:00 - 14:00 Week 2 - 14:00 - 22:00 Week 3 - 16:00 - 00:00 Overtime is available on weekends or to cover staff absence at 1.5 Monday - Saturday & 2.0 on Sundays. In exchange for your hard work and professionalism we can offer the following: Starting salary of £34,500/year Excellent pension and personal employee benefits package Best in industry training and career development opportunities both at home and abroad A clean and organised automated warehousing environment An opportunity to develop within the ever-growing automated warehousing industry with a market leader who specialise in providing cutting edge automated solutions to premium brand names globally If you hold the relevant qualifications and feel that you are ready for an opportunity to join a market leader in automated warehousing as a multi skilled maintenance engineer and consider yourself to have a strong electrical background then we would like to hear from you. Please 'apply' with your up to date CV or contact Colin Reeves on 01384 446121 for more information.

Permanent / Corby, Northamptonshire

Test Engineer - powertrain instrumentation and support

Test Engineer - Powertrain calibration instrumentation and support International automotive consultancy based in Coventry is seeking a test and instrumentation engineer t work withing the vehicle and powertrain calibration team. You will be responsible for the specification and deployment of instrumentation and sensors used on dyno and vehicle calibration testing. What you will do Responsible for leading instrumentation activities on a powertrain development programme - cooling, CWT, emissions Provide point of expertise for sensor and instrumentation selection and deployment, calibration and instrumentation and issue resolution Create and install instrument set up on rigs and mules (hands on) Provide data to development engineers What you will need Degree, HND or HNC in mech engineering Min 3 years equivalent in instrumentation selection, installation, calibration and data acquisition Applications Please apply with CV, notice period and salary aspirations. Shortlisted candidates will be provided with further details prior to submission, however please contact if you wish to discuss TMETC

Permanent / Coventry, West Midlands

Engine Calibration Engineer (Principal) - gasoline

Principal Calibration Engineer required - gasoline Engineering consultancy providing engineering support for international vehicle company in India. It provides both advanced engineering and NPD services. It is a forward thinking area designed to focusing on creativity. Overview / Appeal This role is not working on new engine calibration but is focused on optimising current systems to meet gasoline EU6 legislation. It will involve international and European liaison. European travel and liaison with EMS suppliers. It is an perfect opportunity for engineers currently finding diminished European activity, or those seeking an appointment at PE level. What you will do: Calibration optimisation on vehicles involving vehicle tests mainly within Europe Dyno calibration Calibrate Bosch systems, including liaison with Bosch Use tools such as INCA, concerto etc What you will need Degree or equivalent in auto engineering/mechanical engineering Good understanding of powertrain systems, combustion factors in gasoline IC engines Dyno and vehicle calibration experience Although the role is primarily UK/Midlands based, you should be willing to travel as required Bosch experience is preferred Applications Please register your interest by attaching CV and details of present salary and notice period. Shortlisted candidates will be contacted prior to submission with more details on client, role and package - however should you wish to discuss please contact TMETC

Permanent / Coventry, West Midlands

Build & Test Technician

Jonathan Lee Recruitment is working exclusively with our client Lontra in their search for a Build & Test Technician to join this established innovative engineering company based near to the town of Southam in Warwickshire. Lontra is a growing technology company based in the rural countryside and they offer an excellent working environment to support a work/life balance whilst giving their staff the opportunity to develop their engineering careers. This SME sized organisation is developing revolutionary new air and gas compressor designs bringing innovation to established industries across the energy and utility sectors. Due to continued growth and significant investment our client is seeking a Build & Test Technician to support demand for ever increasing projects. We are seeking an individual that will fit into an established team of development engineers and play a leading role in the development of a potentially world class new design of compressor. The core responsibility of this role will include: Building test rigs to a high standard, including construction, supporting with commissioning and maintenance where required. Carrying out compressor build in a timely manner. Maintaining any build and test documentation to ensure accurate reporting requirements and standards are met. Running test beds and rigs to deliver required data to Engineers. The successful candidate will ideally be apprenticeship trained or time served with previous experience in a build and test environment. You'll be able to demonstrate competence in the skills required for a rig build role, knowledge of mechanical systems, fabrication experience and knowledge of electrical and instrumentation systems would be very advantageous. Due to Lontra's continued growth they have attracted worldwide market interest and their unique compressor technology is applicable across multiple industries. Considering this our client encourages their staff to harness their talent, can offer support towards achieving Chartered status and provide you with the opportunity to apply your engineering skills to the fast-growing field of clean technology. If you would like to discuss this role and our client in more depth, then please call 01384 397555 and ask for Les Hines or send your CV .

Permanent / Southam, Warwickshire

CNC Turner

CNC Machinist Summary Panel: Job title: CNC Machinist Flexible Salary Location: Newcastle-Under-Lyme Aerospace and Aviation A CNC Machinist is required with knowledge of CNC Turning on Fanuc systems. Candidates with experience of the Aerospace/Automotive industry would be well received. Due to Expansion this company, a description based in Newcastle-Under-Lyme requires a fully trained CNC machinist with Turning experience for a new permanent role [or contract length]. As a [job title] you will be required to: Carry out machining processes ensuring all components are of the highest standard Follow strict health and safety guidelines at all times Ensure tool offset checks and routine daily maintenance of the machine is carried out in order to maintain quality standards and maximise machine efficiency. The CNC Machinist should have the following skills or experience: Be fully trained with programming, setting and operating with Fanuc turning Be able to use all hand metro-logy equipment to self check components. Be able to machine is a range of materials/metals and adjust programmes and machining methods accordingly. This is an excellent opportunity for anyone with knowledge of Fanuc turning to develop your career. In return for your experience, this Newcastle-Under-Lyme-based Aerospace company will offer you: Flexible salary packages Relocation packages also Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon. If you have knowledge of Fanuc turning and you want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the CNC Machinist role, please contact Ryan North at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384 446195.

Permanent / Newcastle-under-Lyme, Staffordshire

Technical Sales Engineer

Technical Sales Engineer Location: Bromsgrove Industry/Sector: Oil & Gas A Technical Sales Engineer is required with a proven track record of winning orders and building strong relationships with clients. Candidates with experience of the oil and gas industry with a mechanical engineering background would be well received. We are looking for strong commercial sales engineers with technical engineering skills, or experienced technical engineers who are very commercially driven. This is a fantastic opportunity to join a well-established and growing business who are experts in their field of design and manufacture of products supplying predominantly into the Oil & Gas industry. As a Technical Sales Engineer, you will be required to: Ensure sales enquiries are managed and responded to quickly and effectively Ensure quotations for clients are prepared in a competitive manner Ensure calculations of costings are accurate Build strong working relationships with client and agents Win orders and maximise profits Carry out preliminary mechanical design of equipment The Technical Sales Engineer should have the following skills or experience: Proven track record of winning significant value contracts in the Oil & Gas Industry Experience of bidding and successfully negotiating with clients Experience of sales within the Oil & Gas Industry HNC in Mechanical Engineering Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon. If you have knowledge of technical sales and mechanical engineering and you want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the Technical Sales Engineer role, please contact Ed Smith at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384 446133 or email .

Permanent / Bromsgrove, Worcestershire

Maintenance Lead Technician (Nightshift)

Maintenance Lead Technician Nightshift Location: Nuneaton Industry/Sector: Automation/Electrical Components A Maintenance Lead Technician is required for a leading distributor of electronics, automation and control components. We are looking for a multi-skilled electro-mechanical Maintenance Technician with experience in preventative, reactive and continuous improvement. The role is working my client's nightshift, leading a maintenance team ensuring production downtime is reduced to a minimum. As a Maintenance Lead Technician (Nightshift) you will be required to: Maintain automated warehouse equipment such as conveyors, packaging machines, labelling machines, vertical racking systems, shrink wrapping machines and palletising & cage stacking systems. Work in accordance within a planned maintenance routine and attending to reactive maintenance issues as they arise. Conduct manual and PLC fault finding activity always looking at ways to reduce or eliminate downtime. Respond to calls in areas of equipment failure. Provide shift control and work delegation in the absence of the Shift Supervisor. The suitable candidate for Maintenance Lead Technician will need to possess the following skills and experience: Multi-skilled Maintenance Technician Recognised Maintenance Qualification Experience within an automated warehouse operation is desirable but not essential. PLC Fault finding is essential. Able to interpret electrical, pneumatic and mechanical schematics. 17th Edition certification in electrical wiring is desirable but not essential. Experience with Material Handling Equipment, roller conveyors, and electro-mechanical systems and sensors. Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon. If you have knowledge of maintenance services and are willing to work nightshifts and you want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the Maintenance Lead Technician role, please contact Ed Smith at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384 446133 or email .

Permanent / Corby, Northamptonshire

Site/Project Manager

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

Permanent / Wolverhampton, West Midlands

Project Manufacturing Engineer

Job title: Project Manufacturing Engineer Salary Range: £30.00 to £35.00 per hour Location: Telford A Project Manufacturing Engineer is required with knowledge of Plastic Injection Moulding and New Product Introduction. Candidates with experience of the Automotive industry would be well received. This company, a leading Tier 1 Automotive supplier based in Telford requires a forward-thinking Project Manufacturing Engineer with experience of Kanban, Poke Yoke and SMED for a new 6 month contract. As a Project Manufacturing Engineer you will be required to: Support new project introduction (PDP) from RFQ in accordance with the PDP procedure Manage the technical inputs to the program. Ensure manufacturability of the design. Provide manufacturing concepts for RFQ and change control with cost and lead times. Obtain manufacturing equipment quotations - ensure all relevant procedures and documents are generated. Ensure all equipment is ordered as project requirements. Manage equipment suppliers for timely implementation. Escalate if programme slips. Initiating, developing and issuing the process FMEA - determine process critical and significant characteristics Responsible to have robust and secure processes set up and signed into Production and Quality functions. Ensure conformance to IATF1649 and ISO14001 procedures. All documentation placed into the Technical file. For example, Critical spares, TPM requirements. Responsible for New Product Introduction (NPI) and all associated assembly, equipment and cell layouts The Project Manufacturing Engineer should have the following skills or experience: Experience of assembly methods Experience of test methods and SPC Experience of manufacturing equipment design Understanding of manufacturing logistics / Material flow / Product control Experience within a high volume manufacturing environment in Tier 2 automotive (minimum) Knowledge of specifications, procurement and handling capex budgets On Time and e-mail systems Initial introduction plan PDP training QMVH FMEA training This is an excellent opportunity for anyone with knowledge of 8D problem solving to develop your career. In return for your experience, this Telford-based Automotive company will offer you £30.00 to £35.00 per hour. Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon. If you have knowledge of test methods and SPC and you want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the Project Manufacturing Engineer role, please contact Georgia Silk at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384 446 147.

Contract / Telford, Shropshire

Embedded Design Engineer

Embedded Design Engineer Location: Lichfield Industry/ Sector: Automation A new Embedded Design Engineer is required within an established and growing company. The new candidate will be joining a strong, highly motivated and successful team, who will play a critical role in the progression of the business. We are looking for an extremely motivated candidate, a highly enthusiastic individual who is passionate about their work and can develop and grow within the role. The role of the Embedded Design Engineer will include the following: Provision of design, technical support and commissioning of Electronic control systems Conceptual design, development, prototyping and testing of new electronic control products and associated firmware Translation of customer specification into designs for electronic and control products Continuous improvement of existing products Provision of technical support to internal and external needs on new and existing products through an appropriate means Liaison with suppliers on technical aspects of integration of new products in to product range Design, development and testing of product firmware and software requirement Skills Required: Good understanding of electronics (including design for EMC and volume production / test). Around 3-5 years plus, working in an Embedded Design role Experience coding in embedded C for micro-controllers Defining & specifying product requirements Modern Client & server side Web development Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon. If you have knowledge of embedded design and programming and you want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the Embedded Design Engineer role, please contact Ed Smith at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384 446133 or email .

Permanent / Lichfield, Staffordshire

Project Control Engineer - 35430

Job Title - Project Control EngineerHourly rate - £28.20 ltdIndustry - AutomotiveLocation - Nuneaton (and West Midlands plants) An opportunity has arisen for a Project Control Engineer to work for this luxury automotive OEM based in the West Midlands. This role is to collaborate as a Project Control Engineer, ensuring high motivation and skill throughout to deliver the project throughput with precision and accuracy, using tests only where necessary and with defined objectives to define the resolver for the emerging issues identified in the Warranty Transformation Process. Key Responsibilities: Lead Problem Solving analysis. Conduct Manufacturing Process audits both internally and at suppliers. Produce written reports and make presentations. Skills Required: Process Analyses, Process Capability, Control Plans, Production Part Approval Process (PPAP), Drawings & Specifications, FMEA, PFMEA and Control Plan. Lead Problem Solving analysis and Standard Problem Definition creation using Problem Solving Techniques Analytical skills Experience Required: Experience and/or training in manufacturing environment; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Strong knowledge of Advanced Product Quality Planning (APQP), Production Part Approval Process (PPAP), Failure Mode and Effect Analysis (FMEA), 8D Disciplines, 5 Whys and Pareto Analysis Must have a valid driver`s license in good standing High level of IT literacy, especially Excel skills (data analyse using pivot tables) If you would like to know more about this role, please contact Sarah Gilbert or Kate Stevens at Jonathan Lee Recruitment.

Contract / Nuneaton, Warwickshire

Project Lead - 2368

Project Lead £18.70 PAYE Bournville, Birmingham FMCG Primary Duties: Manage and lead projects, defining technical plans and ensuring successful execution with adherence to agreed time lines for the Minimising Chocolate platform. Keep up to date records on projects including time lines, budgets and milestones. Develop solutions to problems, ensure compliance to technical policies & procedures and deliver technical input to address business needs. Organise and execute pilot, field and supplier trials, including data analysis, data monitoring and data correction. Deliver results and interpretation, draw conclusions with business relevant recommendations to support programme. Share-point organisation of existing information and facilitate good project storage Create and maintaining literature reports within the "Inventing Joy Framework"; collating details of work both internally and externally with our competitors. Manage specific external resources linked with project tracks. Provide coaching and guidance to more junior project team members. Skills Required: 3 Key Skills: Technical rigour Learning on the fly Initiative - Proven track record of problem solving and applying innovative solutions to difficult technical challenges. Skills Preferred: Computer literacy (Excel, Word, PowerPoint) Data analysis Experience Required: Experience of machinery development. Experience of managing projects and external resources Experience of working on technically complex projects with a high level of technical unknowns. Machinery safety. Proven track record of machinery development. Attention to detail, with strong project management skills. Excellent organisational skills, including time management and priority setting. Able to adapt personal style to work in international environment. A team player, with the ability to work independently and on own initiative. Ability to Learn on the Fly Excellent presentation skills and the ability to influence others. Must be fluent in English Experience Preferred: Engineering experience within the Food Industry - hygienic design, food safety etc. Education Required: Degree or higher qualification in Mechanical Engineering (or similar) Interested in the above role? Please apply to Kate Stevens or Sarah Gilbert of Jonathan Lee Recruitment.

Contract / Bournville, West Midlands

Manufacturing Project Engineer

Job Title - Manufacturing Project Engineer Salary Range: £38,000.00 - £47,000.00 (D.O.E) Benefits: 25 days annual leave, 10% bonus, childcare vouchers, contributory pension scheme, contributory share scheme Location: Stafford An opportunity has arisen for a Manufacturing Project Engineer to work at the Stafford facility of one of the world's leading providers of diesel engines. This is an exciting opportunity to join a team delivering projects and assignments that will make significant contributions to the business. Job Duties/Responsibilities may include, but are not limited to: Supporting the manufacturing operation and Product Groups, by translating the product requirements into the executable process. Being actively involved with suppliers to analyse their current or proposed product/process designs to determine feasibility of using existing designs or modifying the designs to improve process and/or product. Providing leadership in the implementation of integrated technologies within the factory. Responsible for managing manufacturing process elements of new product introduction programs Required Qualifications: Applicants MUST have experience of Production Test systems gained whilst working for an Engine Manufacturer or similar company. High degree of experience and expertise in various or specific fields of manufacturing such as welding, heat treat, manufacturing technology. College degree in an appropriate engineering or technical discipline combined with a good level of appropriate manufacturing experience as either a Manufacturing Engineer, Engineering Supervisor or appropriate equivalent external experience. If you would like to know more about this role, please contact Sarah Gilbert or Kate Stevens at Jonathan Lee Recruitment.

Permanent / Stafford, Staffordshire

Mazak CNC Miller (Days)

Summary Panel: Job title: CNC Machinist Flexible Salary packages Location: Newcastle-Under-Lyme Precision Engineering Working Day or Night shifts (depends on candidate preference) A CNC Machinist is required with knowledge of Mazatrol systems and Five-axis machining. Candidates with experience of the Aerospace/Automotive industry would be well received. Due to expansion this Precision Engineering based company in Newcastle-Under-Lyme, there is a requirement for a dedicated CNC Machinist with fully trained experience for a new permanent role. As a CNC Machinist you will be required to: Carry out machining operations to very tight tolerances. Quality check components ensuring correct procedure is adhered to. Ensure all Health and Safety protocols are maintained. Be able to regular upkeep of the machinery such as topping up required oil levels, ensure coolant is optimal, tooling is correct and in full functioning order and offsets are correct also. Be able to work effectively with others and under your own initiative, to maintain optimal machine running time The CNC Machinist should have the following skills or experience: You must be fully trained with Mazatrol (Mazak) Systems Having five-axis machining experience with Mazatrol systems with full programming, setting and operating abilities to a high level. You must also be able to read and interpret complex technical drawings to specified levels of accuracy. Have an understanding of machining with different and varying metals been able to alter machine procedures accordingly? you must also be able to work on widely varying components sizes, with an understanding of complexity, material and overall size, adjusting feed-rates, spindle speeds, etc accordingly. This is an excellent opportunity for anyone with knowledge of Mazatrol systems and five-axis machining to develop your career. In return for your experience, this Newcastle-Under-Lyme based Precision Engineering company will offer you: Flexible salary Relocation packages available also Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon. If you have knowledge of Mazatrol systems and five-axis machining and you want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the CNC Machinist role, please contact Ryan North at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384 446195.

Permanent / Newcastle-under-Lyme, Staffordshire

Quality Champion

Quality Champion Up to £26.40 Ltd Automotive Oxford Seeking a Quality Promotion Coordinator to work for this prestigious automotive OEM based in Oxfordshire. The Quality Promotion Coordinator will have overall responsibility the improvement of the quality culture and customer focus throughout all working levels in across the plant. Key role: Quality Promotion/Champion initiatives and cultural change programmes should be developed and implemented to increase associate pride and commitment to our automotive brand, increase the workforce awareness of best quality practices and methods and highlight the link between associates actions and the customer. Key responsibilities: * To help generate innovative ways to engage people and to promote the need for quality. * To support changing the culture within production areas that it is OK to ask for help and admit a mistake. * To help develop pride and loyalty to the product and company. * Obtain input for, and create, Quality newsletters and communications (using a range of media). * Generate ideas for Quality Promotion campaigns, ideas, initiatives. * Continuous Improvement of processes. Skills and experiences required: Experience of change communication or internal communications for a manufacturing organisation. Experience of developing cultural change programs would be beneficial. Ability to communicate complex messages simply. Highly developed communication & Influencing skills. Previous experience of writing / newsletter production beneficial. High IT literacy - Word, Excel, PowerPoint etc. Publisher, Adobe Acrobat desirable. Experience of dealing with print and design agencies beneficial. Good project management skills. Ability to organise workload and operate without the need for daily management. Credible at all levels. Valid UK Driving Licence. The role will be contracted until the end of 2018 with further extension likely and offering an hourly rate of up to £26.40 LTD. Interested in the above role? Please Apply TODAY! If you would like to know more about this role, please contact Sarah Gilbert or Kate Stevens at Jonathan Lee Recruitment

Contract / Oxfordshire, England

Project Co-ordinator

Job Title: Project Coordinator Location: Bristol Salary: Negotiable Dependant on Experience Overview: We are currently recruiting for an experienced Project Coordinator to work for our client at their site in Avonmouth, they are looking for an enthusiastic and motivated individual to join their busy projects team, and looking for someone to assist with the organisation and administration of all aspects of our clients engineering and logistic projects to ensure their complete and efficient operation. Key Duties: Assisting with coordination and monitoring of consignments and other relevant administration; sourcing service providers / contractors & suppliers, obtaining quotes, monitoring and dealing with problems. Ensuring all work runs in a timely, cost effective manner to meet budgets & timescales. Negotiating deals with contractors and suppliers. Placing orders with various suppliers; making arrangement in relation to and monitoring all relevant deliverables. Maintaining schedules and coordinating workloads Complete required documentation Complete quotations for new and existing customers in conjunction with the sales team Invoice consignment and ensure reserve costs are shown on accounting system Reviewing contractors or suppliers to ensure best service & value. Providing risk assessments, method statements and other relevant documentation. Administering and maintaining up to date Health & Safety documentation. Assisting with implementation & review of company H&S policies and procedure. Carrying out other project / facilities / administrative duties as required. Assisting other team members with various matters as required. Engage in sharing/feeding sales leads / information as required Report to manager with observations and reservations Making decision regarding operational issues such as the handling of consignments and other daily business Assist in screening and selection of suppliers Knowledge and Skills Required: Relevant industry experience essential Keen eye for detail Good Communicator Able to plan and manage time in a changing environment Flexibility, adaptability to manage under pressure and cope with change Self starting and proactive Extensive knowledge & understanding of concepts of project management Full, clean driving licence 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 / Bristol, England

Harness Engineer

Harness Engineer Cranfield, Bedford Automotive A Harness Engineer is required with strong project management skills, the main objectives: To successfully deliver vehicle projects to market, design & development of electrical and electronic systems to our client's design standards. This will include the creation of specifications, management of suppliers and implementation to our production plants globally. Development of vehicle harnesses and other electrical components. This company based in Cranfield requires a Harness Engineer with harness layout experience for a new contract role. As a Harness Engineer you will be required to: Manage Tier 1 suppliers to deliver products to QCT. (Quality, Cost, Timing) Manage in house and supplier validation of components. Countermeasure determination with Test groups. Status report to management Deliver vehicle projects to market, design & development of electrical and electronic systems to company standards. This will include the creation of specifications, management of suppliers and implementation to our production plants globally. Develop vehicle harnesses and other electrical components to design/test standards. The Harness Engineer should have the following skills or experience: Strong project management skills. Have good communication skills. Be able to travel abroad, typically a few days to 2 weeks, but on rare occasions could be longer. Competent with PC applications. MS office etc. Self motivating and self managing. Pro-active. Positive. Energetic personality and flexible regarding working practice and working hours. Bachelors Degree If you have any questions about the Harness Engineer role or would like to apply, please contact Tina Field at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01268 889259 Unfortunately candidates requiring visa sponsorship CANNOT be considered for this role. To apply you MUST have either an EU/UK passport or a Visa that does not require sponsorship

Contract / Bedford, Bedfordshire

Global Strategy Buyer - 35438

Global Strategy Buyer - 35438 Paying up to £30 per hour ltd/umbrella Coventry/Warwickshire 6 month contract An opportunity has arisen for a Global Strategy Buyer to provide support to a large international automotive manufacturing organisation based in the Warwickshire area. The opportunity is to last for a minimum of 6 months for an hourly rate of up to £30 DOE. Role responsibilities: Global Strategy Buyer for engine components Deliver commodity strategies, company and programme targets for cost, quality and technology, which will include supporting supplier relationships through a management and performance process Strategically manage suppliers in order to get costs-down for the whole business, using the necessary purchasing techniques at your disposal Lead stakeholder alignment in relation to programme cost targets, programme finance, take rates and volumes, delivery buying teams and utilising specialists as required across car lines Candidate profile: Commodity purchasing background is essential Manufacturing or engineering experience preferred Ideally degree qualified Proven Track record of supplier management and cost down Negotiation skills Strong business acumen Excellent communication skills Able to work to tight deadlines Proactive self-starter MS Office skills

Contract / Coventry, West Midlands

Senior Software Quality Engineer

A Software Quality Assurance Engineer is required for an aerospace and avionics systems specialist to work from their branches in either Fareham or Coventry. It is vital that candidates have a knowledge of engineering software and quality audits for high integrity systems to safety critical standards. The Software Quality Assurance Engineer responsibilities will include: Complete software quality audits in line with company compliance plans and conformity regulations. Generate and implement software quality plans based on customer requirements. Ensure compliance with Aerospace regulatory and certification requirements. Management of software supplier quality. Implement a new quality management system that will monitor, maintain and implement improvements as necessary. The Software Quality Assurance Engineer must have the following: Degree in Computer Science, Mathematics or similar subject. Experience assuring safety-critical or ideally aerospace software engineering and developing quality management systems compliant to the AS9100 quality standard. Experience with aerospace standards for software development including DO-178/ED-12 and completion of software certification audits. Team leadership experience including coaching and managing others and evaluating performance. This is an excellent opportunity for someone with a Safety Critical Software Quality background to develop your career. In return for your experience, this Hampshire based company will offer you: Excellent basic salary Annual bonus scheme Health plan The opportunity to work on exciting cutting-edge aerospace projects Interviews for the Software Quality Assurance Engineer will commence with immediate effect with a view to starting as soon as possible. Please contact Tom Duckett at Jonathan Lee Recruitment for further information.

Permanent / Fareham, Hampshire