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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.


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Vision, Mission & Values

Vision

To be the customer's first choice

values

COLLABORATE - Our people work in partnership with clients and candidates to add value and build relationships. Teamwork is central to our culture, we invest time in understanding and in leveraging individual strengths to deliver the best resourcing solutions with confidence, expertise and empathy.

CARE - We are committed to contributing to progress in our community and to caring about our environment, to provide a brighter future for everyone.  We strive to give our people and partners a framework that encourages social connection, compassion and positivity, making work both a passion and a pleasure. 



Mission

To deliver solutions that help people to succeed and organisations
to flourish, contributing to a better future for everyone 


CREATE - Working in engineering and technology, we are inspired to
be creative in producing tailored solutions for our clients.  We celebrate innovation in our teams, encouraging  our people to be entrepreneurial, inventive and adaptable and to reach their full potential in a supportive
and solution-led culture.


COMMUNICATE - Honesty, openness and integrity underpin everything
we do. We embrace all opportunities to listen, share information, be consultative, provide advice and to  develop knowledge, intelligence
​and insight that benefits clients, candidates, contractors and co-workers.  

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.

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Senior DevOps Engineer

My client is an acknowledged leader in embedded computing, especially in the military/aerospace market. Our products are used in hundreds of mission critical applications, where the performance and reliability we deliver can be a matter of life and death. We're growing fast: we've added substantially to our organization in roles across the board - and that expansion will continue. We're also growing by acquisition. Our strategy puts our customers front and center of everything we do: their success will drive our success. If you see yourself being part of a growing organization that's making a real difference in the world, this client is for you. My client is the global leader in open architecture rugged embedded systems. We deliver market-leading commercial off-the-shelf and custom products, together with best in class program lifecycle management. This, together with our 700+ professionals' unwavering focus on our customers' success, reduces program cost and risk, allows technology insertion with affordable readiness and enables platforms to successfully reach deployment sooner and with a lower total cost of ownership. With an active presence in a significant number of national asset platforms on land, sea and in the air, Abaco Systems is trusted where it matters most. Role Summary/Purpose We are recruiting a Senior DevOps Engineer as part of our UK Software Department based in Towcester UK. In this role, you will collaborate with software developers and IT staff members to develop and manage the technology infrastructure, which is critical to our development and automated test activities. Working in a fast-paced environment where multi-discipline teams are operating in tight collaboration, you will be exposed to all aspects of the design, testing and validation of our products. Continuous Improvement is at the heart of our culture and everyone is encouraged to find new ways of pushing the boundaries and innovate. Key Responsibilities Work closely with IT on the update and upgrade of Engineering Systems, including firmware and O/S patching/upgrading and Engineering Application updates Work with the Engineering Leadership team, IT and other stakeholders to develop a roadmap for Engineering server infrastructure - On premises, IaaS, PaaS and SaaS A key member in designing and maintaining Automation Systems and Technology Stacks within Engineering, providing expertise in deployment of new platforms An advocate for best security practices in an Agile development process, suggesting code or tool enhancements to the development pipelines with security in mind Application administration of Engineering Tools (DOORS, Atlassian, Repositories etc) Implement best practice security processes within the Engineering department and lab facilities Communicate development status to key stakeholders in a timely and professional fashion Produce internal documentation for assigned tasks consistent with engineering procedures Participate in continuous improvement of Software Development Processes Essential Qualifications/Requirements Degree (2.1) (or equivalent experience) in Electronics, Computer Science, or related discipline A demonstrable knowledge of continuous integration and DevOps tools, such as: Jenkins, Ansible, Python, Linux (CentOS/Red Hat), GitLab, Atlassian, Groovy, Foreman, Chocolatey, Artifactory Experience deploying and maintaining Continuous Integration / Continuous Delivery environments Experience working in an embedded software environment with Linux Strong understanding of scripting, for example, bash scripting Strong problem-solving and creative, solution-building skills Strong verbal and written communication skills Ability to work successfully in a team environment Desired Requirements Awareness of computer architectures and hardware design Willing to travel internationally on occasion   As a company supplying products and services directly and indirectly to Governments, My client uses a security clearance process for all new recruits. You should only apply for the advertised position if: You are a British citizen or hold dual nationality, and You have been a resident in the UK for at least two of the last 10 years. Please note that these are the minimum requirements for initial consideration. My Client also makes security and other enquiries to ensure the suitability of candidates for employment.   If this is of interest please send me your latest CV and mobile number. My contact details are - Email: dean.liszewski@jonlee.co.uk Mobile: 07947 344040 We also have a £300 referral reward scheme for successfully placed engineers. Please send me any colleagues or friends who you think might be suitable. 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 Recruitment are those of an Employment Agency.

Permanent / Towcester

Cert Embedded Software Engineer (DO-178)

Jonathan Lee Recruitment requires an Embedded Software Engineer to join a leading defence company based in Northamptonshire. Key Responsibilities Develop and maintain Board Support Packages and drivers, written in C and assembler. Capture and define High and Low Level Requirements Create and run unit tests to prove coverage of source Be a review authority for the DO-178 compliance review of artifacts Follow company design procedures relating to the development of software Use development processes for safety certifiable products   Qualifications/Requirements Experience with DO-178 certifiable Operating Systems such as: VxWorks653, Deos, LynxOS-178C, INTEGRITY-178 A strong understanding of "C" and assembly programming. Experience of the DO-178 lifecycle data and artefact creation Experience with several compilers/cross compilers build environments, such as GCC A understanding of computer architectures and hardware design. With knowledge of one of the following: NXP (Freescale) T-series, P-series, PowerPC, ARM or Intel Architecture (i7). Knowledge of Linux, as a software development environments. My client uses a security clearance process for all new recruits which requires the following. You are a British citizen or hold dual nationality, and You have been a resident in the UK for at least two of the last 10 years. If this is of interest please send me your latest CV and mobile number. My contact details are - Email: dean.liszewski@jonlee.co.uk Mobile: 07947 344040 We also have a £300 referral reward scheme for successfully placed engineers. Please send me any colleagues or friends who you think might be suitable. 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 Recruitment are those of an Employment Agency.

Permanent / Towcester

Senior Electronics Engineer

We are looking for a highly motivated electronics engineer with extensive product development experience to join our multidisciplinary team. In this role you will undertake the development and documentation of electronic hardware designs for medical devices and other innovative products, as well as contributing to the planning and management of the electronics aspects of complex product development programmes. You will have: Excellent electronics design skills, preferably including wireless connectivity, and at least five years' development experience. Experience of the complete electronics development lifecycle and the application of rigorous quality management systems. Experience in a lead role, managing the electronics team on a development project to plan and deliver innovative electronics solutions. The communication skills to deal directly with our clients and work alongside our team members from electronics and other skill areas. A 1st or upper 2nd class degree in electronics or a closely related subject from a well-established university course. We can give you the opportunity to work with first-class colleagues on interesting design and development projects, often seeing the design through from initial specification to manufacturing handover. We offer competitive salaries and other benefits such as bonus and profit-related pay schemes. We help our staff grow with regular professional and technical development opportunities. ELECTRONIC HARDWARE DESIGN EXPERIENCE: You will need a minimum of five years' experience designing and developing board-level electronic hardware including microcontroller-based systems, digital peripherals, power supplies and analogue circuits. Experience of implementing low-power connectivity solutions such as Bluetooth, ZigBee or Wi-Fi, including antenna design, would be beneficial. This experience should be across the full product development lifecycle, from requirements capture through architectural design, detailed design, test, debug and transfer to manufacture. You will lead technology selection, circuit design, modelling and simulation, PCB layout and prototyping. PLANNING AND MANAGEMENT SKILLS: You will have experience in planning projects, determining the amount of electronics development resource required, and controlling project progress to deliver the electronic hardware against the plan that you make. COMMUNICATION SKILLS: You will deal directly with clients and suppliers and so you need to have excellent written and verbal communication skills. You will need to be capable of presenting formally and writing reports suitable for client delivery. MULTIDISCIPLINARY APPROACH: We operate in multi-functional project teams. You will need to co-operate with designers, mechanical engineers and software engineers to help develop and deliver a product architecture that addresses both the visual and functional aspects of a product. TECHNICAL LEADERSHIP: You will be required to assume responsibility for delivering electronic hardware as part of a project team. You will direct, support and mentor other members of the project team, and control the quality of hardware releases and documentation. ENTHUSIASM AND COMMITMENT: People at the company take pride in their work and deliver a very high quality result. You need to be dedicated and enthusiastic about the whole process of product creation and delivery.   If this is of interest please send me your latest CV and mobile number. My contact details are - Email: dean.liszewski@jonlee.co.uk Mobile: 07947 344040 We also have a £300 referral reward scheme for successfully placed engineers. Please send me any colleagues or friends who you think might be suitable. 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 Recruitment are those of an Employment Agency.

Permanent / Warwick

Battery Algorithms Engineer

Battery Algorithms Engineer (BMS) £Competitve plus benefits Wantage Automotive A Battery Algortihms Engineer is required to be involved in the development of world class battery technology for high performance applications in a range of sectors including automotive, motorsport, mining, aviation, marine and defence. Candidates with strong capability in advanced controls, and/or specific battery modelling and testing experience would be well received. Due to increased workloads this company, a leading technology and engineering services business, based in Wantage, requires a proactive Battery Algorithms Engineer to be responsible for the development and validation of the next-generation of battery performance algorithms and diagnostics. As a Battery Algorithms Engineer you will be required to: - Undertake model-based development of Battery Management System (BMS) control strategies and performance algorithms, including State of Charge, State of Health, State of Power etc - Build models of battery systems (cell and pack level) to support battery algorithm virtual testing - Integration and virtual testing of Battery Management Systems (BMS) performance algorithms, both for embedded and cloud deployment - Integration of battery models into BMS virtual testing environment - Proactively contributing to the development of battery management systems and diagnostics capabilities The Battery Algorithms Engineer should have the following skills or experience: - Degree qualified, ideally in an engineering subject - Demonstrated Product Development or Research experience in Battery Systems - Expertise in data analysis and modelling of physical systems in MATLAB and Simulink - Knowledge of / familiarity with degradation mechanisms associated with Li-ion batteries in the context of health-adaptive battery models is desirable - Demonstrated Product Development or Research experience in Battery Systems - Experience in development of model-based Battery Management System (BMS) state-estimation algorithms and/or battery control strategies - Knowledge of Control Theory; experience in applying Kalman Filters (LQE) is a beneficial - Software validation using model/software/hardware in the loop; experience in cell-in-the-loop testing is advantageous This is an excellent opportunity for anyone with experience in defining cell testing procedures, parameterisation and validation of robust ECN battery models and 1D thermal models to be involved in a diverse range of projects. In return for your experience, this Wantage based technology and engineering service business will offer you: - £Competitive - 26 Days holiday - Excellent benefits package No Certificate of Sponsorship is available. Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon. If you have experience as a Battery Algorithms Engineer and you want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the Battery Algorithms Engineer role, please contact Paul Branton at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01268 455525.   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 Recruitment are those of an Employment Agency.

Permanent / Wantage

Project Leader - EDS

Our client is a global supplier of wiring harnesses, instruments and components. Due to their continuing growth and close working relationship with some of the largest global automotive OEM's, they are seeking a Project Leader to support critical project deliveries to their client, Ford Motor Company. Based from their South East (UK) operation and having direct interaction with Ford in the UK, Germany and Turkey, the Project Leader will work closely with the EDS (Electrical Distribution Systems) internal engineering and manufacturing departments to ensure accurate communication, delivery on time and to cost as well as managing the relationship with the customer through continuous and high-level interaction. Specific activities of the role include: - Lead the program engineering deliverables - Lead engineering design interface to customer for EDS and EDS related components - Define detailed project release timing and ensure compatibility with overall project timing plan - Lead and coordinate resolution of engineering issues for assigned programs - Ensure timely response to customer on technical issues and engineering design, test and sign-off deliverables - Collate, review and store customer program definition documents (e.g., PDL, TIB) and assess impacts on design - Prepare engineering project status information and present at internal and customer project reviews - Lead engineering design team to ensure high quality EDS designs are released on time for assigned programs - Change Management - control of additional changes (STA's) required for specific build phases - Interface with the harness manufacturing plant to ensure correct incorporation of changes - Ensure that new components (carryover but new for project) lists are made available for up-front ordering for build phases - Oversee new developed components lists and ensure design and manufacturing teams are informed of status - Ensure samples of new developed components are available to manufacturing plant - Plan and co-ordinate Design Reviews at manufacturing plant - Ensure that the design complies to the Design for Manufacture guidelines - Conduct regular Project Team Meeting (with Meeting Minutes) - Support agreement of technical parts of SOW with suppliers and customer - Provide manufacturing plant with planned quantities for Pre-production phases (TT, PP, MP1) - Ensure team support of pre-production vehicle builds at customer locations and track EDS design issues to completion To support this role, you will have: - Experience in project leadership - Experience in leading teams of people - Extensive experience in the design and development of automotive wiring harnesses - Proven ability to lead a development team from both a technical and line management perspective - Self-sufficient, self-motivated and excellent team-player - Flexible, adaptable, proactive, diplomatic attitude - Excellent written and verbal communication skills This role will be primarily based at the client's site in Essex however some travel to other European sites will be required. Exceptional communication is required along with a strength in managing and delivering key projects, interfacing directly with the customer. If you feel you have the experience and interest to work within this organisation which is focused on product innovation, then please contact Matt Heath on 01384 446187 or Paul Branton on 01268 455525. 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 Recruitment are those of an Employment Agency.

Permanent / Basildon

Battery Modelling Engineer

Battery Modelling Engineer £Competitve plus benefits Wantage Automotive A Battery Modelling Engineer is required to be involved in the development of world class battery technology for high performance applications in a range of sectors including automotive, motorsport, mining, aviation, marine and defence. Candidates with knowledge of / familiarity with degradation mechanisms associated with Li-ion batteries in the context of health-adaptive battery models would be well received. Due to increased workloads this company, a leading technology and engineering services business, based in Wantage, requires a proactive Battery Modelling Engineer to be responsible for advancing the development, testing and validation of advanced Battery Management Systems performance algorithms. As a Battery Modelling Engineer you will be required to: - Develop new techniques and standards for battery characterisation and model parameterisation to improve efficiency, accuracy and consistency of model creation for online Battery Management System applications - Oversee cell model and algorithm validation plan, including definition of cell/module testing and cell-in-the-loop. - Build models of batteries (cell and pack levels) to support battery algorithm virtual testing - Integration of battery models into BMS virtual testing environment - Proactively contributing to the development of battery management systems and diagnostics capabilities - Act as a technical expert for business development purposes - Engage with internal stakeholders at all levels, as well as external partnering academic and external organisation The Battery Modelling Engineer should have the following skills or experience: - Degree qualified, ideally in an engineering subject - Demonstrated Product Development or Research experience in Battery Systems - Expertise in data analysis and modelling of physical systems in MATLAB and Simulink - Knowledge of / familiarity with degradation mechanisms associated with Li-ion batteries in the context of health-adaptive battery models is desirable - Familiarity with alternative equivalent circuit model structures, and reduced order physics-based models advantageous - Experience in development of model-based BMS state-estimation algorithms and/or battery control strategies is useful - Software validation using model/software/hardware in the loop; experience in cell-in-the-loop testing is beneficial - Understanding of Systems Engineering principles (V-cycle) This is an excellent opportunity for anyone with experience in defining cell testing procedures, parameterisation and validation of robust ECN battery models and 1D thermal models to be involved in a diverse range of projects. In return for your experience, this Wantage based technology and engineering service business will offer you: - £Competitive - 26 Days holiday - Excellent benefits package No Certificate of Sponsorship is available. Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon. If you have experience as a Battery Modelling Engineer and you want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the Battery Modelling Engineer role, please contact Paul Branton at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01268 455525. 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 Recruitment are those of an Employment Agency.

Permanent / Wantage

Senior Functional Safety Engineer

Senior Functional Safety Engineer To £55,000 p.a. plus benefits Coventry Automotive A Senior Functional Safety Engineer is required to act as a central Functional Safety expert across a broad range of consultancy projects, supporting the system engineers by taking responsibility for the Functional Safety deliverables. Candidates with previous experience of leading and delivering Functional Safety activities according to ISO26262 for production automotive projects would be well received. Due to increased workloads this company, the world's largest independent company for development, simulation and testing technology of powertrains, requires a proactive Senior Functional Safety Engineer, based in Coventry, to generate the necessary Functional Safety documentation for the project following ISO26262. As a Senior Functional Safety Engineer you will be required to: - Understand intended functionality of systems in a broad automotive context - Undertake Fault-tree analysis, Hazard analysis, technical safety concepts and requirements The Senior Functional Safety Engineer should have the following skills or experience: - Degree qualified in an engineering discipline - Experience in conducting/leading FMEA, FTA, FMEDA, HARA activities - Experience in development of one or more of: automotive powertrain control systems, high-voltage electrical power supplies, Hybrid vehicles, ADAS features or similar technical fields is desirable - Significant engineering experience (ideally Systems Engineering) - Certified in Functional Safety by recognised entities. i.e. TUV highly desirable - Good communication skills - Driving licence valid for driving in the UK This is an excellent opportunity for anyone with experience of supporting Functional Safety activities to develop your career. In return for your experience, this Coventry based powertrain consultancy will offer you: - Up to £55,000 p.a. - Pension - PHC - Flexitime Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon. If you have experience as a Senior Functional Safety Engineer and you want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the Senior Functional Safety Engineer role, please contact Paul Branton at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01268 455525. 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 Recruitment are those of an Employment Agency.

Permanent / Coventry

Technical Sales Engineer

Technical Sales Engineer - Power Management £Competitive plus benefits Aylesbury Automotive A Technical Sales Engineer is required to be a key contact for new and existing customers, responding to enquiries, utilising a consultative approach alongside the internal sales team for the supply of power management components to the automotive industry. Candidates with proven technical understanding of EV platforms, including e-motor, power electronics and AC / DC power conversion theory would be well received. Due to increased workloads this client, a leading supplier of power management components within the transportation sector, based in Aylesbury, requires a proactive Technical Sales Engineer to generate technical sales proposals/pricing/quotations and progressing these to purchase orders, liaising with other members of staff as appropriate and to ensure that clients' technical requirements are fully met in a timely manner. As a Technical Sales Engineer you will be required to: Create and execute strategic business development plans targeted towards identifying and closing key customer engagements Discuss, understand and accurately interpret customers/potential customers' technical requirements Manage customer requirements that demonstrate project compliance to initial requirements Work with design teams to agree and capture technical requirements that the design / application needs to meet The Technical Sales Engineer should have the following skills or experience: Degree qualified in an engineering or technological discipline Broad range of electronic design experience, including both analogue and digital Power electronics knowledge would be useful Experience working in the automotive sector would be beneficial Hands on experience of working with LV and HV electrical and electronic systems Experience of designing complex system requirements, ideally as it relates to motor/vehicle control, automotive applications, timing techniques, control algorithm design and simulation Can-Bus and J1939 knowledge would be beneficial This is an excellent opportunity for anyone with excellent commercial and technical skills within the power electronics sector to develop your career. In return for your experience, this Aylesbury based company will offer you: £Competitive Company Car Bonus Pension Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon. If you have experience as a Technical Sales Engineer, an Application Engineer or Power Electronics Engineer and you want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the Technical Sales Engineer role, please contact Paul Branton at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01268 455525. 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 Recruitment are those of an Employment Agency.

Permanent / Aylesbury

Functional Safety Engineer

Functional Safety Engineer To £45,000 p.a. plus benefits Coventry Automotive A Functional Safety Engineer is required to lead Functional Safety reviews as needed both internally with the project team and with customers. Candidates with previous experience of delivering Functional Safety documentation as defined by ISO26262 would be well received. Due to increased workloads this company, the world's largest independent company for development, simulation and testing technology of powertrains, requires a proactive Functional Safety Engineer, based in Coventry, to generate the necessary Functional Safety documentation for the project following ISO26262. As a Functional Safety Engineer you will be required to: Understand intended functionality of systems in a broad automotive context Undertake Fault-tree analysis, Hazard analysis, technical safety concepts and requirements The Functional Safety Engineer should have the following skills or experience: Degree qualified in an engineering discipline Relevant engineering experience (ideally Systems Engineering) Experience in development of one or more of: automotive powertrain control systems, high-voltage electrical power supplies, Hybrid vehicles, ADAS features or similar technical fields is desirable Good communication skills Driving licence valid for driving in the UK This is an excellent opportunity for anyone with experience of supporting Functional Safety activities to develop your career. In return for your experience, this Coventry based powertrain consultancy will offer you: Up to £45,000 p.a. Pension PHC Flexitime Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon. If you have experience as a Functional Safety Engineer and you want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the Functional Safety Engineer role, please contact Paul Branton at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01268 455525.   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 Recruitment are those of an Employment Agency.

Permanent / Coventry

Battery Management Systems Engineer

Battery Management Systems Engineer To £55,000 p.a. plus benefits Coventry Automotive A Battery Management Systems Engineer is required to be responsible for the development, verification, validation, and commissioning of Battery Management Systems (BMS) for passenger vehicles, off highway vehicles, commercial vehicles, and industrial truck applications. Candidates with experience in the development of either automotive powertrain control systems, high-voltage electrical power supplies, Hybrid vehicles, ADAS features or similar technical fields would be well received. Due to increased workloads this company, the world's largest independent company for development, simulation and testing technology of powertrains, requires a proactive Battery Management Systems Engineer, based in Coventry, to support (with the aim to eventually lead) the systems activities in the development of the Battery Management System (BMS) as well as the verification, validation, and commissioning activities, following the company's control systems development process based on the V-model. As a Battery Management Systems Engineer you will be required to: Interface with the Customer Undertake requirements engineering Development of the Battery Management Systems (BMS) architecture Support the application software, basic software, functional safety, electronic hardware, and quality teams Software/Hardware integration Define validation/verification plan and methodologies as well as evaluating test results Debugging and carrying out systems test on the HIL rig Supporting the Battery Systems team Calibration and commissioning of the Battery Management Systems (BMS) The Battery Management Systems Engineer should have the following skills or experience: Degree qualified in an engineering discipline Automotive Battery Management System (BMS) development experience (ideally Systems Engineering) Automotive engineering knowledge / experience in design, validation and integration Experienced in systems engineering Experienced in requirements engineering process Development of systems architecture Analytical capabilities Confident in presenting to customers and management Experience of ETAS Inca useful Experience with Vector tools (e.g. CANalyzer, CANape) or equivalent beneficial Experience of MATLAB/Simulink advantageous This is an excellent opportunity for anyone with the understanding of automotive control systems and calibration to develop your career. In return for your experience, this Coventry based powertrain consultancy will offer you: Up to £55,000 p.a. Pension PHC Flexitime Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon. If you have experience as a Battery Management Systems Engineer and you want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the Battery Management Systems Engineer role, please contact Paul Branton at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01268 455525. 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 Recruitment are those of an Employment Agency.

Permanent / Coventry

Payroll Processing Supervisor - 54275

Payroll Processing Supervisor £18.04/hr PAYE - (Inside IR35) Dunton Automotive Position Description: A large Motor Manufacturer with c. 8,000 UK-based employees is looking for an experienced Payroll professional to supervise a team of 2 Payroll processing analysts responsible for the timely and accurate payment of salaries and wages to all UK employees, plus associated statutory deductions and filings. Key responsibilities: Weekly payroll processing for c.4k hourly-paid employees Monthly payroll processing for c.4k salaried employees Oversight and co-ordination of monthly and weekly input files and system interfaces, including the processing of MARS timekeeping data into Open Options and correcting any errors or rejections. Leading retro and advance pay processes, reconciling headcount across payroll and timekeeping systems. Responsibility for processing of Tax, NI and Benefit in Kind (P11d) and reporting to HMRC. Develop and issue monthly payroll schedule to all key internal and external stakeholders. Direct liaison with payroll software provider to ensure smooth processing. Close collaboration with payroll services teams to facilitate timely and accurate resolution of queries raised by employees and HR teams Active participation in payroll testing and development workstreams, focusing on delivery of system enhancements. Lead timely and accurate development and payment of HMRC liabilities. Key skills and experience: Advanced knowledge, and recent experience of using Oracle eBusiness software, specifically in processing hourly and salaried payrolls. Recent experience in Payroll and Timekeeping administration. Proven ability to work with others as part of a team whilst also demonstrating strong supervisory skills. Excellent communication skills with proven ability to communicate at all levels The ability to work accurately and efficiently under acute time pressure Knowledge of payroll and statutory deductions. Flexibility to work bank holidays and Christmas shutdown as required to support the weekly processing cadence for the hourly payroll. Previous experience in Payroll or Human Resources. Previous experience of both hourly-paid and salaried payroll operations. Interested? Please apply today by sending your CV to Kate.Stevens@jonlee.co.uk 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.

Contract / Basildon

Quality Manager

  Quality Manager Competitive Salary, Plus Benefits  Location: Milton Keynes Quality, Management, Systems, Assurance, Manufacturing, Project, IATF16949, AS9100, ISO2015, QMS, QCD, CI Our client a forward thinking and growing Automotive Innovation organisation with a track record of delivering world class products and systems for advanced technology and performance are currently seeking Quality Manager, who can think strategically, drive quality, implement procedures, manage teams and create a quality culture through effective management. The role of Quality Manager will be to lead the Quality Department, influencing cross functional teams and departments to embrace quality management systems, implement effective processes and procedures while driving forward change and continuous improvement that will positively impact all areas of the business. A hands-on approach and can-do attitude are essential, as is the ability to challenge mainstream thinking in a constructive and energetic way. As a Quality Manager your main responsibilities will be to; Leading all internal, project, supplier quality and inspection across all projects in the company. Manage and develop a high performing Quality Assurance team that meets agreed objectives and delivers ‘best practice’ results and continuous improvements. Manage and lead the team, providing technical expertise and know how, whilst ensuring adequate staffing levels to deliver departmental objectives. Motivate and coach the team to operational success, ensuring all deliverables are met with zero failures from quality issues. All quality issues must be contained in-house. Identify and implement process improvements as necessary for compliance to company standards, customer standards, or other legislative requirements in conjunction with the Quality Systems Manager as and when required. Support the development of supplier selection / approval / continuous assessment and performance management (KPIs) with the materials management team. Collaborate & support the Quality Systems Manager, as and when required for internal Audits. Oversee the management of Customer and Supplier visits and audits. Create audit / visit reports with recommendations as part of the overall supplier approval process for identifying new suppliers. Prepare and support (or coordinate where required) Customer/ Potential Customer System Audits/visits/calls as requested by Business Development or Project Management, in co-operation with the Quality Systems Manager. Support the definition of internal APQP methodology / model in relation to quality milestones (PPAP) in co-operation with project management and with the Quality Systems Manager. Collaborate with the Quality Systems Manager to create and implement an aligned strategy across the Quality function ensuring deliverables and services are successfully achieved. Work as part of the Management team to improve operations, supporting and implementing continuous improvement activities to improve quality standards of parts and products. This is a challenging and exciting role and as such we are looking for a candidate who can demonstrate that they have the following: Previously led, delivered and maintained quality standards and processes within an automotive, motorsport and/or aerospace related environment (IATF16949/AS9100/ISO9001:2015) An in depth and proven knowledge of QMS, QA, APQP, PPAP, NPI, PPM and CI. Must be capable of leading management and staff to deliver the business plan for quality systems and procedures especially within a batch/medium volume manufacturing arena. Knowledge of PFMEA, DFMEA, FMEA, Process Control Plans, Process Maps, etc. The desire, drive and the character to achieve Quality, Cost and Delivery (QCD) are essential personal requirements, allied with excellent leadership and motivational skills to succeed This is an excellent opportunity for anyone with knowledge of implementing and managing quality systems, processes and procedures within the automotive, motorsport and/or aerospace arenas who has the ability to drive change, manage teams, delivery strategic results and target continuous improvement objectives seeking to develop your career. In return for your experience, this Milton Keynes based company will offer you: An excellent basic salary and benefits Excellent opportunity to be part of the management team within a growing business, being able to strategically impact business operations across multiple site through the implementation of effective quality culture and systems Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon.  If you have knowledge in managing quality teams, facing off to clients and suppliers, allied with delivering QMS, QCD and CI within an automotive, motorsport and/or aerospace organisation, especially were adaptability and versatility is essential and want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the Quality Managers role, please contact Mark Bignell at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384 446167 or email mark.bignell@jonlee.co.uk 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 Recruitment are those of an Employment Agency.

Permanent / Milton Keynes

Technical Project Manager - Transmission Consultancy

Technical Project Manager – Nottingham - £ Exceptional DOE Our client is a world leader in transmission and driveline analysis, design and development. They are expanding and are seeking a Technical Project Manager to join their Engineering Services Team. This is an exceptional opportunity to deliver exceptional consultancy services to a range of high-profile clients. You will be involved in all aspects of the project from initial discussions to final delivery, including preparation of proposals and bidding documents.  You will plan the projects and closely monitor activities to ensure projects are delivered on time, within budget, and meeting quality standards.  As Technical Project Manager - you will be required to Manage the technical delivery of a range of projects from small pieces of analysis work to a full transmission design. You will also work closely with the senior engineers to identify risks and put in place mitigation plans, ensuring they are reviewed regularly and that the appropriate actions are taken to minimise their impact on projects.  You will report directly to the Engineering Manager and some international travel to client sites will be expected. As Technical Project Manager you will have A Degree in Mechanical or Automotive Engineering or related subjects, with first-class or upper second-class honours, a Master’s degree is desirable Proven track record of successful project delivery in the automotive industry, ideally in a consultancy Ideally worked as an engineer on transmission design and have experience of NVH and durability analysis and optimisation Proven experience in project planning , budgeting and cost management Proven experience in customer management Excellent communication skills, both with internal and external stakeholders Self-motivated, able to work as part of a team and also on own initiative Able to manage own time and meet tight deadlines A qualification in Project Management would be an advantage but is not essential What you will get: An exceptional salary and benefits package, whilst working on exciting and dynamic projects in a supportive and friendly organisation. Suitably qualified and experienced Technical Project Managers should apply today by contacting Paul Robson at Jonathan Lee Recruitment +44(0)1384 446146 or by emailing their CV and covering letter to paul.robson@jonlee.co.uk. 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 Recruitment are those of an Employment Agency.

Permanent / Nottingham

Transmission Analysis Engineer

Transmission Analysis Engineer – Nottingham - £ Exceptional DOE Our client is a world leader in transmission and driveline analysis, design and development. They are expanding and are seeking a Transmission Analysis Engineer to join their Engineering Services Team. This is an exceptional opportunity to deliver exceptional consultancy services to a range of high-profile clients. This will range from small pieces of analysis work to the design of whole transmission systems. As Transmission Analysis Engineer - you will be required to Deliver FE analysis, NVH troubleshooting and optimisation, durability studies and quality improvements for a range of transmission applications.  You will also be responsible for delivering high quality engineering reports, within challenging deadlines, for prestigious customers.  You will report directly to the relevant technical manager and some international travel to client sites will be expected. As Transmission Analysis Engineer you will have A Degree in Mechanical or Automotive Engineering or related subjects, with first-class or upper second-class honours, a Master’s degree is desirable Proven experience in Transmission system NVH analysis or similar Be an experienced and keen user of CAE tools such as FE & CAD packages, familiarity with CAE tools for analysis and design of transmission systems would be advantageous Excellent communication skills, both with internal and external stakeholders Able to clearly communicate technical data and findings to customers, experience working with international customers would be beneficial Be self-motivated, able to work as part of a team and also on own initiative Able to manage own time and meet tight deadlines What you will get: An exceptional salary and benefits package, whilst working on exciting and dynamic projects in a supportive and friendly organisation. Suitably qualified and experienced Transmission Analysis Engineers should apply today by contacting Paul Robson at Jonathan Lee Recruitment +44(0)1384 446146 or by emailing their CV and covering letter to paul.robson@jonlee.co.uk. 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 Recruitment are those of an Employment Agency.

Permanent / Nottingham

Catia V5 - Electrical Workbench

Catia V5 Contractor (Electrical Workbench) Remote - (Occasional site working in Lutterworth) Rate - Negotiable 2-3 Month contract - Outside IR35 Urgent need for a contractor skilled in CATIA v5 electrical workbench to support 3D wiring harness packaging for a hypercar project. Really exciting motorsport/road hybrid project. Software and workstation etc provided. Part time (16-20 hrs) or full time (40 hrs) are both options. For further information, please send your interest and CV to – james.tilley@jonlee.co.uk       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.

Contract / Lutterworth

Senior Verification Engineer - Mechatronic Systems

Senior Verification Engineer – Mechatronic Systems – Droitwich - £ Exceptional DOE Our client are a world-leading manufacturer of sensors, line controls, test and inspection equipment for the metal packaging industry. Due to exceptional growth they now have a fantastic opportunity for a Senior Verification Engineer – Mechatronic Systems to work at the cutting-edge of advanced metrology manufacturing. You will manage the verification process of products, ensuring all product releases are supported with rigorous test planning and execution. Additionally you will develop the product test strategy to maximize test coverage whilst achieving highest possible efficiency. Constantly driving improvements in product quality through the use of systematic testing. As Senior Verification Engineer – Mechatronic Systems - you will be required to Deliver test cases to verify the compliance of a release to product requirements Support the development of the requirements in collaboration with the Product Managers to ensure testability Drive the introduction of automated test methods to maximise test throughput and efficiency. Generate technical documentation to required standards. In collaboration with the Product Managers and Engineering director, manage the test planning to meet the product release dates Develop the engineering development process to use verification methods to improve product quality To ensure compliance and understanding within the team of the company’s health and safety policy undertaking risk assessments of key activities. As Senior Verification Engineer – Mechatronic Systems you will have Experience in test management of mechatronic systems, perhaps from the automotive / aerospace industry. An understanding of formal requirements based testing processes, and experience in implementing verification using such processes. Experience in testing at various levels within the product (Software, electronics hardware, system integration, complete product). Capabilities to implement automation of test routines, management of test data, and deliver metrics summarizing test outcomes. What you will get: An exceptional salary and benefits package, whilst working on exciting and dynamic projects in a fantastic facility. Suitably qualified and experienced Senior Verification Engineers should apply today by contacting Paul Robson at Jonathan Lee Recruitment +44(0)1384 446146  or by emailing their CV and covering letter to paul.robson@jonlee.co.uk. 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 Recruitment are those of an Employment Agency.

Permanent / Droitwich

Product Manager - Electronics

Product Manager – Electronics – Droitwich - £ Exceptional DOE Our client are a world-leading manufacturer of sensors, line controls, test and inspection equipment for the metal packaging industry. Due to exceptional growth they now have a fantastic opportunity for a Product Manager – Electronics to work at the cutting-edge of advanced metrology manufacturing. You will use your knowledge of electronics-based development to improve existing designs and bring new products to market. As Product Manager - Electronics - you will be required to To develop concepts into delivered electronic products following procedures and best practices. Identify new and existing technologies which may enable product developments. Work with the Technical Director and other product mangers to deliver the product strategy. Manage and resolve issues and risks identified in the electronic product portfolio. Provide technical support for company products including servicing, testing, installation, modification, user training and commissioning at customer sites Create and then manage the implementation of excellent procedures and work instructions for use by the customer support team. Assist in electronic product trials, tests and customer demonstrations, producing reports as appropriate. As Product Manager –  Electronics you will have Extensive Experience in an automotive / aerospace / industrial setting – ideally product development involving electronics based products, perhaps using embedded SW. Excellent technical skills across a range of engineering disciplines – in particular of electronics/physics/maths. Experience in optical systems would be an asset. Knowledge/experience of metrology, including measurement methodology, techniques and standards Experience leading development projects – from concept through to production readiness. Understanding of coatings and lacquers used in industrial settings would be useful (but not a pre-requisite) What you will get: An exceptional salary and benefits package, whilst working on exciting and dynamic projects in a fantastic facility. Suitably qualified and experienced Product Managers - Electronics should apply today by contacting Paul Robson at Jonathan Lee Recruitment +44(0)1384 446146  or by emailing their CV and covering letter to paul.robson@jonlee.co.uk. 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 Recruitment are those of an Employment Agency.

Permanent / Droitwich

Digital Platform Analyst - 54278

Digital Platform Analyst - 54278 Basildon, Essex Rate - £22.89 per hour - Inside IR35 AWR rate increase applies after 12 weeks - Rate will increase to £29.59 per hour Automotive OEM Position Description: This is a key Digital role, supporting the central processes, people and tooling for the EU customer websites running eCommerce. Responsibilities include: Business lead for Application Management team. Website stability metrics. Business lead for coding deployments. Operational support for Build and Price and eComm data. Day to day incident management and resolution. Long term process/tooling improvement. Management reporting. As our client widens its online sales portfolio, this role will be the key Business Operations voice ensuring processes and tooling are robust and risks adequately assessed and mitigated. Day to day work will revolve around project managing and motivating the different digital teams, many of which we have no direct responsibility for, resolving day to day issues and driving long-term root cause solutions, whilst keeping management aware of project status. Skills Required: Strong interpersonal skills and an ability to drive positive working relationships with all main interfaces is absolutely essential. Excellent problem-solving capabilities and strong determination to succeed in a complex and sometimes challenging environment. Independent self-starter with a positive can-do approach and determination to succeed. Strong influencing and negotiating skills. Solid presentation skills and the ability to adapt to different audiences. Strong writing skills and interpersonal skills. A drive for continuous improvement. Strong Office skills (Excel, Word, Outlook and PowerPoint). Experience Required: Previous experience of complex data processes. Experience of managing complex projects with many stakeholders. Experience of a fast moving, ever changing environment. Experience Preferred: Motor manufacturer or other website experience ideal but not absolutely necessary. Additional Information: ** THIS POSITION IS CONFIRMED INSIDE IR35 ** 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.

Contract / Basildon

Development Engineer - Vision Systems

Development Engineer – Vision Systems – Droitwich - £ Exceptional DOE Our client are a world-leading manufacturer of sensors, line controls, test and inspection equipment for the metal packaging industry. Due to exceptional growth they now have a fantastic opportunity for a development engineer to work at the cutting-edge of advanced metrology manufacturing. You will use your knowledge of vision, camera and optical systems, with an enthusiasm for electronics and software, to develop, test and bring products to market. As Development Engineer – Vision Systems - you will be required to To develop existing products to meet the changing needs of our customers and maximise commercial success. To support existing products – resolving issues; maximising product life and robustness; and driving down cost. To successfully develop new products in accordance with Product Strategy, to delight new and existing customers. As Development Engineer – Vision Systems you will have Extensive Experience in automotive / aerospace / industrial setting using vision systems for part identification, inspection, or quality control. Excellent technical skills in vision / camera / optical systems. Competencies in SW, electronics and application engineering to develop, test, and bring products to market. Experience in technical leadership of development projects. Experience in working with 3rd party developers / consultants and providing specialist skills would be useful. What you will get: An exceptional salary and benefits package, whilst working on exciting and dynamic projects in a fantastic facility. Suitably qualified and experienced Development Engineers should apply today by contacting Paul Robson at Jonathan Lee Recruitment +44(0)1384 446146  or by emailing their CV and covering letter to paul.robson@jonlee.co.uk. 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 Recruitment are those of an Employment Agency.

Permanent / Droitwich

Operations Manager

As Operations Manager, you would be joining one of the largest manufacturers of injectjion moulded packaging products in Europe.  The Operations Manager will need to have extensive knowledge of injection moulding processes, tooling, and industrialisation to lead and develop Production Managers and Technical Teams. As Operations Manager, your duties will include - Full responsibility for operational activities within the site including manufacturing, customer order fulfilment, quality, and logistics. Developing the site team, monitor performance against set KPI's and deliver improvements in key areas. All aspects of Health & safety Implementing measures to support the business to achieve zero landfill. Ensuring all reasonable steps are carried out to prevent and reduce waste. Monthly reporting of KPI's to Operations Director To be successful in the role of Operations Manager, the ideal Candidate will - Have previous Managerial experience with a production or manufacturing environment Hold extensive knowledge of injection moulding processes, tooling, and industrialisation Have a degree or equivalent in an Engineering discipline Have IOSH or equivalent Managing Safely If this description matches your experience, please forward your CV to fraser.nibbs@jonlee.co.uk 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 Recruitment are those of an Employment Agency.

Permanent / Milton Keynes

Purchasing Analyst

Job Details Job Title: Purchasing Analyst Reports to: Purchasing Manager We are recruiting a Purchasing Analyst for one of the UK’s leading manufacturers of window products. The Purchasing Analyst will provide excellent service to the purchasing function through clear, accurate and insightful analysis to enable the company to accelerate financial delivery and protect the business from risk This is a new role and a great opportunity for a Purchasing/Supply Chain/Demand Planner or Analyst to join a growing business. The Purchasing Analysts main duties and responsibilities include: Analyse and document current processes, workflows, and information exchanges to identify opportunities to improve efficiency and/or effectiveness of service Collate and analyse Group information requests (RFIs) in support of the purchasing manager Provide analysis support for tender processes Support risk assessments of the Supply Base, obtaining financial reports to assess commercial risk within the supply base Develop and maintain KPI`s as identified by the purchasing team The above list reflects the core duties and responsibilities associated with the role. It is not intended to be an exhaustive list. Due to the changing nature/priorities of our business you will, from time to time be required to undertake other responsibilities/activities of a similar nature that fall within your capabilities. The Purchasing Analyst will have: Advanced knowledge of SAP and Excel. Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Highly numerate and analytical mind. Should relish solving problems and recommending solutions. Excellent attention to detail and multi-tasking skills To apply for this position, please forward your CV to fraser.nibbs@jonlee.co.uk. 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 Recruitment are those of an Employment Agency.

Permanent / Denby

Production Controller

The company are a well-established family run, manufacturer of products for the construction industry. Due to expansion, they are looking to recruit a Production Controller to support the steel manufacturing division of their business. The Production Controller will help direct and control the activities of the manufacturing department and to implement the manufacturing objectives of the business. The Production Controller duties will include: · Working closely with the Production Manager to ensure that the Production Plan is delivered. · Communicate the production plan as prepared by the planner to staff. · Day to Day Supervision of team including conducting weekly toolbox talks, performance management and supporting cell leaders in their roles. · Investigate non-conformances and discus corrective actions with the team accordingly. · Identify areas of potential improvement within the manufacturing process, suggesting actions to gain improvements accordingly to the team & Technical & Design department. · Use your own initiative to foresee and effectively react to production issues. · To ensure that adequate resources of plant, equipment, tooling and people are available in order to fulfil the production plan. · Ensure Health and safety and Quality is maintained within the department. · Form part of an on-going Process Team to further improve processes and reduce costs. · Improve Robot utilisation. · Liaise with Design & Technical department on robust plans to eliminate re-work on all processes and plan and stock builds. · Monitor and reduce the amount of checking, decanting and rework. · In return we offer you opportunity to work closely with Senior Management Team to make improvements and develop your own skills and knowledge further, a competitive salary and other benefits including: The Production Controller will have: · Experience of working in a pre fabrication manufacturing environment. · Experience of production supervision. · Knowledge of metals manufacturing. · Good team work skills. To apply for this position, please forward your CV to fraser.nibbs@jonlee.co.uk 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 Recruitment are those of an Employment Agency.

Permanent / Peterborough

Tig Welder Fabricator

Job title:              Tig Welder Fabricator – Nuclear          Salary Range:    £18 - £22 per hour inside (IR35) Overtime:           Paid at a Premium   Hours:                  37 hours per week Days or shifts Location:             Wolverhampton Permanent 6 month contract role working for a design, manufacture, assembly, test, installation and commissioning organisation for the nuclear decommissioning, defence, and nuclear new build markets 2 Tig Welder fabricators are required with experience and knowledge of TIG welding and fabrication  and understanding information prescribed within weld procedure specifications (WPS). Candidates with MIG welding, experience working with pressure vessels, Dye Pen, CSWIP or PCN2 qualifications will be well received. Due to increased business requirements the facility in Wolverhampton is looking for 2 Tig Welders to work with highly skilled colleagues in an innovative and collaborative team. As a Tig welder you will be required to: Work to a variety of procedures covering TIG, MAG, FCAW etc. Welding of parts in the following metals: Stainless, Duplex, Carbon, Nickel Chrome, Aluminium & Monel Wide range of thicknesses of plates and sections Working with electric or manual hand tools as required to support the job Interpret and work to MITPs, Route cards, Drawings, Weld Maps and WPS requirement Follow weld maps and record consumables onto weld history sheets · Maintain working area to a clean and tidy standard during and at the end of shift Carry out routine checks of welding equipment to ensure that it is in good working order prior to use Practice and promote Health, Safety, and Environmental compliance during all operations and participate in the development and maintenance of a culture in which health, safety and environmental management is everyone’s key priority and comply with all relevant Quality Management policies, procedures and processes. The Tig Welder should have the following skills or experience: Apprentice Trained – Engineering/Craft Studies/Welding Operations. Must be a Good Team Worker with Good communications skills 3-5 Years in either Nuclear or other High Integrity Industry (Essential) Experienced in welding safety critical components Good dexterity and attention to detail Can work to strict quality requirements, understanding the expectations (volumetric inspection etc.). Fabrication and plating experience desirable  This is an excellent opportunity for anyone with a Tig Welding background. In return for your experience, this Wolverhampton based manufacturer will offer you: Contract role £18 - £22 per hour Inside IR35 37 hour week Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon. If you have knowledge of TIG welding with the stated materials and want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the Tig welder role, please contact Matt Johnson at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384 446116 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.

Contract / Wolverhampton

Strategic Buyer

Strategic Buyer Permanent plus benefits Uttoxeter, Staffordshire Off Highway A Strategic Buyer opportunity has become available for a global equipment OEM. The Strategic Buyer role will be responsible for liaising with stakeholders in the group to formulate and execute business wide category strategies that deliver cost effective solutions for operational requirements and provide commercial services in respect to acquiring all materials at the total lowest cost. The role will build capability with their stakeholders to ensure supplier performance / productivity improvements in regard to the business quality, cost, delivery and risk targets. This is a role where expertise and credibility count. You’ll need proven experience and the ability to strike the best deals for the business. Good communication skills and influence will be essential, along with a gift for building relationships. A CIPS/MCIPS qualification would certainly be an advantage. With these talents, you’ll be equipped to help more junior team members develop – but to really excel, you need motivation, enthusiasm and the drive to take the business forward. Strategic purchasing experience Category management Budget Planning and Reporting Holding and building relationships within a global and matrix organisation Practical Problem Solving Advanced Negotiation Techniques Inventory Management Understanding Experience of hydraulic component purchasing experience would be well received Must be able to travel overseas To apply for this Strategic Buyer position please send your CV to james.tilley@jonlee.co.uk 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 Recruitment are those of an Employment Agency.

Permanent / Staffordshire

Engine Test Technician

Engine Test Technician Up to £19.50 per hour (Inside IR35) Peterborough Diesel Engines An Engine Test Technician opportunity has become available for one of the world’s leading manufacturers of off-highway machinery and diesel and natural gas engines. The successful candidate will carry out research & development work on either current or new engines. The ability to work to engineer's instructions, carry out a range of test work, including fitting prototype parts to an engine and/or record and produce quality data is fundamental to the role. Required Skills: Mechanical/electrical experience on diesel engines, such as stripping & rebuilding Good PC skills Engine test rig experience and/or technical/mechanical experience would provide a distinct advantage. Additional specific training will be given where required. Applicants must be self-motivated with good team working skills and be willing to work shifts if required. Qualifications City & Guilds / NVQ Level 3 in Motor Vehicle Mechanics, Apprenticeship served in Motor Mechanics or equivalent qualifications. Please contact James Tilley for more details. 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.

Contract / Peterborough

Senior Robot Engineer

Job title:                              Senior Robot Engineer                       Salary Range:                    £55,000 to £65,000 per annum   Hours:                                  37.5 hour week with work from home available Location:                             Liverpool   Permanent role working for a government backed robot technology development organisation.       The company designs and develops web-based platforms that allow scientists to perform experiments remotely using industrial mobile robots. The end line customers are in various sectors including pharmaceuticals, materials science and personal care.   A Senior Robot engineer is required to join a team of automation chemists to develop and build software platforms in between collaborative robots and laboratory instruments. Robot engineers with KUKA SunriseOS, KUKA LBR iiwa, KUKA KMR iiwa, KUKA Workbench, .NET with C#, Windows Forms and JAVA (basic level or any other imperative programming language with object paradigm) would be well received. Due to expansion within the automation team this Liverpool based client requires a dynamic, leading Senior Robot Engineer on a permanent basis.  As a Senior Robot Engineer, you will be required to: Develop robotic laboratory automation systems PLC program Siemens S7 Robotic arm programming (Any Industrial collaborative robotic arms) Design of robotic tooling Using common communication buses (eg Profitnet, Profibus, Ethernet/IP)    Develop processes focusing on the development of robotic processes and interaction with laboratory instruments Focus on collaborative robotics. Developing interaction (both physical as software) in-between collaborative robots and laboratory instruments. These robotic processes will be continuously integrated in robotic laboratory automation software that will allow for fully automated scientific experiments. Designing software interaction between the cloud system and the instruments, but also designing and implementing specific manipulations, for example for loading an analysis instrument with sample vials The Senior Robot Engineer should have the following skills or experience: Robotic Process Automation with collaborative robotic arm Robotic arm programming (ANY industrial collaborative robotic arm) Design of robotic tooling Experience with common communication busses (e.g. Profitnet, Profibus, Ethernet/IP etc) Additional but not essential KUKA SunriseOS, KUKA LBR iiwa, KUKA KMR iiwa, KUKA Workbench Familiarity with .NET with C#, Windows Forms JAVA (basic level or any other imperative programming language with object paradigm) Interest in machine-learning and artificial intelligence, in particular Probabilistic Robotics, and Bayesian Optimization for scientific applications Experience/interest in lab automation, hardware integration, science in general This is an excellent opportunity for anyone with knowledge of Collaborative Robot arms. In return for your experience, this Liverpool based automation business will offer you: Full time permanent contract 37.5 hour working week with work home and site blend     £55,000 to £65,000 per annum  Pension company contribution 25 days holiday plus 8 statutory days Great working conditions Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon. If you have knowledge of Collaborative Robot arms within the automation field and want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the Senior Robot Engineer role, please contact Matt Johnson at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384 446116 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 Recruitment are those of an Employment Agency.

Permanent / Liverpool

Senior IT Solution Architect

Senior IT Solution Architect Remote working but need to be able to go on site when required at 24hrs notice (Hethel, Norfolk) Fixed Term Contract - 12 months £53,000 to £79,000 (Fully dependent on experience) Automotive The solution architect role is critical to the effective governance of a technical online eCommerce and other Commercial solution design and ensures compliance with enterprise architecture frameworks. Ensure solutions designs can be and are integrated with other applications in use at our client and the wider group. The Solution Architect role is to maintain the integrity of our clients IT enterprise architecture with technical solutions by way of governance and change management, and to provide strategic technology guidance for future developments. Ability to design and enforce best practice in design of an eCommerce solution landscape based on technology foundations. Keeping up to date with technology to achieve & maintain a leading position within the automotive retail market. This role will allow the individual to develop and provide input to and deliver the strategy for all IT Infrastructure systems as it embarks on a significant period of growth and utilisation of advanced technology solutions. This role is a key member of the IT technical team and enables involvement in presentations and meetings with Senior management positions. Act as main solutions Subject Matter Expert for physical and application design for new IT Business Applications relating to the Drive online sales platform and associated systems. Be proficient in leading designs of systems for projects, including integration to SAP, Finance, Configurators, and other associated IT applications, plus BAU and business planned upgrades. Where required, work as part of a wider design or change control group to approve new application requirements. Support enabling technology aspects of the Business Road map as directed by the IT Business Partner and Project Manager. Support the end-to-end delivery of systems into business as usual operations including training and service acceptance criteria. Support other Marketing, Sales and Service IT application projects where required. Provide input and deliver the Strategy (including upgrade roadmap) for all IT Infrastructure systems Participate in strategic and operational governance processes of the business organization Support IT strategic and operational planning to achieve business goals by fostering innovation, prioritizing IT initiatives, and coordinating the evaluation, deployment, and management of current and future IT systems across the organization. Act as an advocate for the organization's IT vision via regular written and in-person communications with the organization's executives, department heads, and end users. Identify opportunities for the appropriate and cost-effective investment of financial resources in IT systems and resources, including staffing, sourcing, purchasing, and in-house development. Assess and communicate risks associated with IT investments. Develop business case justifications and cost/benefit analyses for IT spending and initiatives. Coordinate and facilitate consultation with stakeholders to define systems requirements for new technology implementations. Ensure IT Infrastructure Systems operation adheres to applicable laws and regulations. Establish lines of control for current and proposed information systems. Define and communicate plans, policies, and standards for the organization for acquiring, implementing, and operating IT Infrastructure systems. Direct development and execution of an enterprise-wide disaster recovery and continuity plan. Prioritise and control projects and the project portfolio as they relate to the selection, acquisition, development, and installation of major information systems. The Solution Architect Role is expected to develop, design and implement technical and procedural documentation standards for the IT Infrastructure Team. Keep current with trends and issues in the IT industry, including current technologies and prices. Advise, counsel, and educate executives and management on their competitive or financial impact. Assess and make recommendations on the improvement or re-engineering of the IT Infrastructure Server systems organisation. Essential Criteria Educated to degree level Extensive eCommerce Experience in similar role Security technologies (IDS/IPS, ACL, Firewalls/VPNS) Network technologies (Layer 2/3 routing, VLANs, WAN, MPLS), SaaS solutions Extensive experience of architecting eCommerce landscapes Multiple integrations with automotive systems Proven interpersonal skills with an ability to operate at all levels of seniority Fluent English spoken and written Advanced PC skills (Office) Strong analytical skills Please send an updated copy of your CV if interested - james.tilley@jonlee.co.uk 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.

Contract / Norwich

Vehicle Architect - 54277

Vehicle Architect - 54277 Basildon, Essex Rate - £22.89 per hour - Inside IR35 AWR rate increase applies after 12 weeks - Rate will increase to £29.59 per hour Automotive Position Description: Vehicle Architecture, Vehicle Dimensions, A&U (Accommodation and Usage - Occupant/Seating Package) Vehicle Architecture, Vehicle Dimensions, A&U Engineer. Skills Required: Good communication & presentation skills; self motivation, self contained, team player. Experience Required: Transit program knowledge Education Required: Engineering degree Education Preferred: Bachelor, MSc Additional Information: Willing to travel ** THIS POSITION IS CONFIRMED INSIDE IR35 ** To apply for this position please send your CV to james.tilley@jonlee.co.uk 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.

Contract / Basildon

Design and Release Engineer - 54258

Design and Release Engineer - 54258 Basildon, Essex Rate - £22.89 per hour - Inside IR35 AWR rate increase applies after 12 weeks - Rate will increase to £29.59 per hour Automotive Position Description: Interpretation and application of system specifications for components and functions for infotainment, navigation and new connectivity technologies (voice recognition, WIFI hotspot, analytics, etc.). Creation of work plans for project management and monitoring within GPDS. Application of given priorities regarding function, quality, cost, weight and timing in close collaboration with North American and Merkenich core teams. Engineering sign-off in alignment with Supervisor. Presentation of project status and results including recommendations for decisions for parts/systems towards Supervisor or supplier. Contribution to design reviews (definition of goals, identification of construction alternatives/decision criteria) and launch teams (tracking regarding time and quality). Confirmation that the design meets customer requirements, e.g. function, design, ergonomics and complies with legal and safety requirements. Coordination of system specifications with pre-development regarding regional requirements as well as function owners within the area of connectivity and navigation. Coordination of cross carline software delivery into vehicle programme timeline, following software release and signoff processes. Analysis of test results considering specifications of adjacent departments. Conduct vehicle level testing and signoff per global component requirement to GPDS timeline. Skills Required: Competent using office applications such as excel, outlook, project and word. Strong communication and presentation skills.  Ability to demonstrate use of initiative, perseverance and liaison skills. Experience Required: Must have experience of using Product Development processes. Must have experience of working on electrical or electronic systems. Experience Preferred: Experience of using FEDE, WERS is an advantage. Knowledge of Transit vehicle Electrical Systems and Components is an advantage. Education Preferred: Engineering Degree. Additional Information: ** THIS POSITION IS CONFIRMED INSIDE IR35 ** To apply for this position please send your CV to james.tilley@jonlee.co.uk   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.

Contract / Basildon

Mechanical Systems Engineer

Mechanical Systems Engineer Up to £34.00/ph - Inside IR35 Peterborough/Remote (Flex working) Off Highway - Diesel Engines A Mechanical Systems Engineer has become available for one of the world’s leading manufacturers of industrial diesel engines. The Mechanical Systems team, has a vacancy for an engineer to support the design & development of new and updated diesel engines for industrial applications. You will work alongside a range of system and validation specialists, with support and collaboration from engineers across facilities in US, China, India and Japan. The work involves working in a fast-moving development environment with the ability to analyse technical situations and make sound technical recommendations based on this analysis. Required Skills and Experience: A Systems Engineering approach to product development A structured approach to problem solving Ability to analyse engine data and use it to drive decisions with clear, concise conclusions Experience of engine design, development or simulation Experience of planning validation and test requirements Experience of DFMEA facilitation and creation Good communication skills (both written & verbal) Experience of working as part of a cross functional team Engineering degree or similar Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Desired Skills and Experience: Experience of industrial diesel engine applications, construction machinery or generating sets Experience of Proactive Reliability, and demonstration of Product Quality 6 Sigma Methodology and Continuous Process Improvement Experience of Root Cause Analysis, and issue investigation techniques This role will be a mix of remote and office based working. 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.

Contract / Peterborough

Senior Software Developer

I am currently working on an exclusive basis to recruit a Senior Software Developer into an exciting software analysis and modelling company. Their core sectors are focused on research, analysis and engineering in oil & gas, wet renewables, oceanographic, seismic, defence, and aquaculture, this continuously developing software constantly supports the needs of evolving engineering challenges and new market requirements. The successful applicant will be an experienced software developer that has a robust attitude and have the ability to self start. We invisage that the position willbe 80% remote with a stopover every other week.   Responsibilities Develop software for internal database of customer licences, including both the back-end database, and the front-end GUI. Integration of Flexnet Publisher and the products in software suite. Cloud and distributed computing options for the software suite. MSI based installation program for the software suite.  Skills and Experience A sound technical background as evidenced by a good honours, or higher degree in a predominantly numerate or computing related subject. An enquiring mind, along with attention to detail and a strong desire to fully understand technical issues. Expertise in across the board software development which should include development in one or more of the following languages and functions: C#, Delphi, Python, svn, git, WiX (for installation). An excellent grasp of development for MS Windows operating systems is essential. Superb communication skills with the ability to offer direct customer support to end users and customers.   A competitive salary and benefits plus relocation support are available for the successful candidate. Joining this business, you will work with a small, fully established consultative team working in a technically strong, but globally facing environment. Candidates will need to be eligible to work in the UK and have a passport to support international travel.  If you feel you have the technical and professional expertise to support this role, as well have the personal interest to embrace an alternative working environment and lifestyle, then please apply directly or contact Tom Duckett at Jonathan Lee Recruitment 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 Recruitment are those of an Employment Agency.

Permanent / England

Senior Cost Analyst - 37172

Title: Senior Finance Analyst Contract Position based at: Hybrid working - Whitley, Gaydon, Homeworking Rate: up to £37.00/hr Ltd (£28. 50 /hr PAYE INSIDE IR35 6 Months (extension likely) Position Description: The role of Senior Finance Analyst comes with responsibility for supporting a dedicated Fixed Cost business area, and to become a subject matter expert on a process within the Fixed Cost arena. This involves working closely with the FBP, Operations and GFS on matters relevant to the business areas and the associated financials. The role works with the Data Analytics and Hyperion teams to develop our core Financial IT systems and support our development of modern data analytics tools using Google Cloud Platform, Tableau and SQL from data manipulation through to data visualisation. The role requires a structured and passionate approach to problem solving matched with a strong business sense and understanding. The role requires an ability to communicate findings in a concise way that provides meaningful and relatable insights to Finance Business Partners and the wider business, that influence how our organisation approaches financial challenges and opportunities. Key Responsibilities Responsible for Fixed Costs for a designated business area, in terms of accounting close and producing variance analysis to meet the entities requirements, and at the appropriate level of detail for Finance Business Partners (FBPs) Work with FBPs and GFS to ensure known adjustments are captured in our financial statements in line with accounting standards and Sarbanes Oxley compliant controls Work closely with our FBPs, building strong relationships and developing knowledge of the business areas Support Operations colleagues with queries and information relating to financials and monthly reporting cadence, where necessary seeking support from group functions (technical accounting, tax etc) Provide accurate, quality and timely reporting to FBPs and stakeholders Identify and communicate areas of inconsistency and inefficiency for review and improvement - including identification of work which can be transferred to other team or improved via Robotics Process Automation, including developing solution and implementation of transfer. Provide review and approvals on various items of expenditure in line with Delegated Authority, i.e. shopping carts Develop an Analytics mindset to enable better informed management decisions Key skills and experience: Strong knowledge of financial processes P2P & R2R, inc. audit & SOX requirements Able to collaborate with a broad variety of stakeholders working across Finance and Operating Teams Continuous improvement `mindset` with the ability to proactively identify issues, review a range of creative solutions and propose and implement change Team player, flexible to enable prioritisation of workload and where issues arise Ability to multi-task, work accurately at speed and under pressure Strong numerical, data and analytical skills Skills Preferred: Experience of using Data and Analytics tools - visualisation or coding tools such as Tableau, BI-Query, SQL, Python Education Preferred Professional Accounting qualification desirable Interested in the above role? APPLY TODAY send your CV to kate.stevens@jonlee.co.uk This is an urgent requirement requiring an immediate start! 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.

Contract / Coventry

Production Shift Cell Leader

Production Shift Manager   Competitive Plus Benefits  Location: West Midlands   Production, Shift, Leadership, Manufacturing, IOSH, NEBOSH, IATF16949, CI, OEE, PPM, 8D Our client a forward thinking and growing Automotive and General Engineering organisation with a track record of delivering world class products is seeking a Production Shift Manager to work on the twilight shift who can take charge of all production activities, leading a highly skills teams (15-20), managing health & safety initiatives while driving quality and process improvement initiatives. AS part of their continued growth they are looking for an experienced and proactive Production Shift Manager who can effectively plan and prioritize shift workload,  drive quality, implement procedures, manage teams and create a quality culture through effective management. The role of Production Shift Manager will be to lead the twilight shift, providing direction and support, driving and improving performance being the key player in the development of standardisation, quality driven processes & a safety orientated workplace striving to improve on the company’s core strategic objectives, ensuring full adherence to operational goals and targets. A hands-on approach and can-do attitude are essential, as is the ability to challenge mainstream thinking in a constructive and energetic way. As a Production Shift Manager your main responsibilities will be to; Ensure that health and safety guidelines / procedures are always followed. Ensure the principals and measures of safety are implemented and practiced Ensure all safety metrics are communicated to management and team members on weekly basis. Ensure production plan is communicated on daily/weekly basis and delivered on time, in full. Ensure OEE / Efficiency is monitored and achieved hourly / daily / weekly / monthly. Ensure internal PPM is maintained and a continuous reduction in the total defect ratio is achieved. Ensure all 8D reporting concern & countermeasures related to the Cell are managed and communicated to/from Quality. Identify and coordinate with HR and Plant Manager any training needs in the team. Lead the shift team member annual performance review/appraisal process. Manage & monitor team Hols/Sick/Absence - coordinate backfill support from other Cell Leaders and/or Plant Manager if required. Work with Plant Maintenance Leader to ensure any equipment preventative maintenance is planned and manageable to the schedule. Drive operational excellence within areas such as OEE, On-Time delivery, cell optimisation, tooling changeover, PPM and HSE.   This is a challenging and exciting role and as such we are looking for a candidate who can demonstrate that they have the following: Experience of leading Production Teams and Shifts to deliver against key KPI’s within the automotive arena. HSE understanding & experience being able to drive standards across all areas of the shift Excellent people management capability, effective leadership, empowering and training others to achieve Self-driven achiever, who takes a problem-solving approach to their work and leads their team by example. Ability to work effectively & co-ordinate changing plans to tight timescales. Willingness to work with and support other departments in the organisation. Understands the right balance of being a team leader/player Performance/results driven Able to identify the skills gaps in the team and put a plan in place to support Ideally qualified to IOSH and/or NEBOSH This is an excellent opportunity for anyone who can lead a production team (20) within a medium volume production environment delivering high quality products to the automotive arena. In return for your experience, this West Midlands based company will offer you: An excellent basic salary with benefits   Excellent opportunity to be part of the management team within a growing business, being able to positively impact business operations across the shift through strong leadership and ability to deliver Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon.  If you have knowledge in managing a production shift within an automotive arena with exposure to processed, fabricated and/or assembled products being a distinct advantage, especially at an SME level were adaptability and versatility is essential and want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the Production Shift Managers role, please contact Mark Bignell at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384 446167 or email mark.bignell@jonlee.co.uk 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 Recruitment are those of an Employment Agency.

Permanent / Dudley

SHEQ Manager

Title: SHEQ Manager Location: Lincolnshire Salary: £50-55k p/a + company vehicle   Overview: We are currently recruiting for an experienced SHEQ Manager to support our client at their facility, the role will be in charge of the health, safety, environment and quality assurance aspects of the business. The suitable person will be required to supervise the development and implementation of an integrated system that co-ordinates the activities of the business so that its services meet the highest SHEQ standards and so that the welfare and working conditions of the company are safe. The role will be working across the renewable energy sectors and fi rst and foremost, the role must ensure that the internal teams are working safely, to consistent and rigorous standards throughput the business. Secondly, the assets' owners look to our client to review other contractors' performance (e.g. O&M Contractors) in the area of Health, Safety and the Environment.   Key Responsibilities: - The SHEQ Manager will lead, develop and maintain SHEQ management programmes and systems across the UK business. - The SHEQ Manager will be based Lincolnshire but will need to travel as necessary to ensure that the business' UK assets are working in compliance with the SHEQ management system. - The SHEQ Manager will report directly to the Operations Director and be expected to work closely with General Managers across the The managed sites. - It is expected that the SHEQ Manager will need to engage with companies clients and key stakeholders at managed sites, such as third party O&M providers and regulatory bodies.   The SHEQ Manager will: - Determine the strategic direction and priorities that are to be at the core of a new Integrated Quality, Environmental and Health & Safety Management System (IMS); - Develop an IMS to ISO 9001, ISO 14001 and ISO 45001standards; - Implement the IMS so that the business attains and retainsISO 9001, ISO 14001 and ISO 45001 accreditations; - Work with managers across the company to ensure that the aims and values of the IMS are embraced and embedded in site culture; - Carry out prevention inspections and internal audits of the IMS on a regular basis and ensure records are properly maintained; - Investigate accidents/incidents, liaise with interested parties and ensure all documentation is updated; - Implement an effective system for conducting Root Cause Analyses and establish procedures for corrective actions; - Keep abreast of relevant changes in legislation and update the IMS as necessary; - Develop a monthly SHEQ Communication Strategy for all sites and levels of staff, to include written information, tool box talks and management briefs; - Assist other project stakeholders in the implementation of CDM Regulations, e.g. critique the preparation and implementation of others' H&S Construction Phase Plans; - Liaise with HR Dept for initiating and coordinating training plan and updating information for personnel, audit and IIP requirements; - Assist in retaining all current quality accreditations and work towards the attainment of new quality accreditations; - Advise site management on health, safety, quality and environmental matters, ensuring such advice is incorporated into day to day processes and operations; - Provide support and expertise to line management in incident investigation and reporting (including dangerous occurrences and occupational diseases); - Facilitate all forms of risk assessment e.g. general, manual handling, COSHH, fire prevention and acts as a final authority where a specialist response is required in relation to risk assessments performed by others; - Conduct occupational health and safety related surveys e.g. noise, lighting, exposure to chemical substances and make associated recommendations; - Monitor site "permit-to-work" systems to ensure compliance with the IMS; - Produce and coordinate an annual SHEQ action plan and longer term SHEQ roadmap; and - Prepare update reports to the Board.   Qualifications; The candidate will be educated to degree level or equivalent. The following are desirable: - NEBOSH Diploma or equivalent - OHSAS 18001:2007 Lead Auditor - Detailed experience of ISO 9001, ISO 14001 and ISO 45001 Management Systems - NEBOSH Fire Certificate - Qualifications in Environmental Management Systems - Qualifications in General Management - IOSH membership - Candidates will need a good working knowledge of the Microsoft Office Suite and excellent report writing skills.   Experience The business will want to see evidence of a track record in SHEQ leadership. A successful candidate will need to demonstrate experience in Risk Management, Method Statement preparation & Review, Site inspections and investigations, company preparation for Audits, Compliance and maintenance of relevant ISO/OHSAS standards, Risk Assessment experience, CDM Regulations implementation, an in-depth understanding of and the ability to interpret SHEQ-related legislation, Company standards and programme requirements in order to pass on knowledge and requirements to others. Experience in information provision to tender and submission process.   If you are interested in this opportunity, please apply as soon as possible to Lee.Elwell@jonlee.co.uk 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 Recruitment are those of an Employment Agency.

Permanent / Cardiff

Tools and Technology Lead - 37041

Title: Tools and Technology Lead Division: Design Location: Gaydon Rate: - £29.17/hr Ltd (which equals £22.80/hr PAYE rate) An exciting opportunity to drive technology strategy and improvement across the Design function including hardware/software/processes. Co-ordinating multiple stakeholders to deliver projects resulting in tangible business benefits. This role would suit a well organised, forward thinking individual who has a penchant for technology and continuous improvement. It involves working collaboratively with subject matter experts to collate, shape and help drive the projects to fruition. This can involve building business cases to justify investment, as well as working with experts in I.T. and beyond to find solutions to operational issues. Responsibilities for the role include: Chairing regular technology meetings; ensuring effective agendas and minutes as well as ensuring actions are followed through to completion on time. Defining the technology roadmap for all Design disciplines. Process improvement mindset - including working with I.T. to define data storage best practices. Working with the facilities team to ensure transparency of all I.T. hardware across the functional domain. Overview of licence capacity and utilisation. Skills Required: Well organised and proactive. Strategic thinker - future focused Strong communication skills - ability to unify multiple stakeholders Experience Required: Knowledge of the product development process. Previous experience working cross functionally to drive process improvements to fruition. Strategic thinker - with an interest in future technology. A well organised person with good general business knowledge and possesses excellent numeracy, planning, negotiating, communication and presentation skills. Experience chairing meetings and ensuring effective governance/action tracking is followed through Experience Preferred: Experience working with an automotive design studio. Data Visualisation/Reporting e.g. Tableau. Knowledge of data management best practices. Ability to work at all levels, in terms of daily contact with Senior Execs and management in Design and other corporate functions. To apply for this role please send your CV to rachel.mecham@jonlee.co.uk 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.

Contract / Gaydon

Finance Transformation and Change Specialist - 37077

Title: Finance Transformation and Change Specialist Division: Finance Contract Position based at: Multiple Location - Remote, Witley and Gaydon Rate - Up to £37.03/hour Ltd rate (which equals £28.81/hour PAYE rate) Position Description: To provide robust financial reporting and insight through meaningful analysis utilising new data techniques Consolidation. Responsible for supporting entity Management Reporting (Profit & Cash) for the current and next period. Explanation of performance variances between actuals and target. Development of Affordable Business Structure and Annual/Quarterly targets. Investment and Planning - Responsible for supporting the preparation, analysis and presentation of the total entity long range financial plan, life-time profitability of model nameplates, investment appraisal and emissions compliance. Covering both internal and external reporting, providing technical guidance and solutions to reporting issues, process & project management, and supporting the organisation's SOx program. Material Cost and Fixed Cost - Responsible for provision of Management Information and increasingly Analytics for a specific cost area. The roles require an ability to develop and communicate MI&A in a concise way providing meaningful and relatable insights to Finance Business Partners and the wider business that influence how our organisation approaches a financial challenge. Skills Required: Proven Finance Analyst, experience gained within a large complex organisation. Great at collaborating with a broad variety of stakeholders working across the company. High numerical and analytical skills. Role specific requirements may include experience of agile methodologies and data engineering and architecture. Requires a structured and passionate approach to problem solving matched with a strong business sense and understanding. Continuous improvement 'mind set' with the ability to proactively identify and resolve issues. Able to plan workload effectively to deliver complex activities to challenging timescales. Ability to engage with the broader team around the coordinated delivery of objectives and strategy. Professional Accounting qualification eg ACA, ACCA may be a requirement for specific roles. Skills Preferred: In addition specific roles may require experience of working in a SOx environment. Additional Information: ** THIS POSITION IS CONFIRMED INSIDE IR35 ** To apply for this role please send your CV to rachel.meacham@jonlee.co.uk 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.

Contract / Coventry

Steering Systems Engineer (345)

Steering Systems Engineer (JP00000345) Location - Cranfield Rate: £24.48/hr PAYE rate. Inside IR35.   Deliverables / KPIs / SLAs Ensuring all milestones and KPIs are met: Supplier testing/reports I submitted and managed appropriately Ensuring that costs (piece price, vendor tooling) are managed reported into the business correctly All quality concerns are addressed and managed appropriately within/throughout the business, identifying records and countermeasures Description: General Requirements - Commodity/Project management (management of suppliers) - Support the plant with any concerns raised and trial build - Design release/design reviews/ BOM management Responsibilities - Be the EPS technical lead on some Nissan European projects - @ Life-cycle/service and the development Travel Requirements - Candidate will be required to travel periodically within Europe and occasionally abroad; For supplier visit and design meetings Training to Others - Candidates will be expected to share knowledge within the team and sometimes train mentor others Working (Place of Work) - Full time (house Mon to Tus 8:00 ~ 17:00; Fri 8:00~ 13:20) - Overtime is expected - During Covid working from home is the norm; occasionally in office for specific tasks or if candidate wants   Qualifications, skills training requirements Educated to Degree level There is an assumption that the individual will have the following: Good experience in the specific commodity (steering) Specific experience on our steering (Electric) Ability to operate CANalyzer software or similar Good knowledge of control theory Good FTA experience / Root cause analysis Computer literacy, with the ability to use Microsoft office to a high level. Additional Information: Inside IR35 To apply for this role please send your CV to rachel.meacham@jonlee.co.uk 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.

Contract / Cranfield

Electrical Test Development Technician (347)

Title - Electrical Test Development Technician (JP00000347) Location - Cranfield Rate - PAYE £16.01/hr . Inside IR35 Deliverables / KPIs / SLAs Preparation / building / maintenance of vehicles or components for test in line with local procedures and company Engineering Manuals. Support Testing in static and dynamic conditions to gather accurate, timely, and quality test data/results. Support Evaluation and concern identification including liaison with Test Engineer. Support delivery of Key Performance Indicators for the section Use skills to provide support to other sections as required Description: Fundamental understanding of vehicle dis-assembly, assembly, & maintenance techniques Vehicle system knowledge with the ability to fault find Understanding of component measurement techniques Instrumentation set-up Electronic / Electrical background (preferably automotive) inc include Navigation systems, Audio, and Hands-free telephone Test rig experience (General) Basic Machining / Welding / Fabrication Computer literacy (word processing) Data analysis & Report writing Facility & instrumentation calibration Use skills to provide support to other test sections as required   Qualifications, Skills Training Requirements Ideally C&G / BTEC L3 in mechanical, Electrical or automotive engineering with a recognised apprenticeship or qualification within a relevant field There is an assumption that the individual will have the following skills and experience: Fully proficient in the fundamental practical mechanical / Electrical skills required for this role Ability to work safely and to comply with legal and company safety policies Fully proficient Excel data management and producing graphs A good knowledge of Word and PowerPoint for report writing & presentation preparation Excellent organisational skills Strong attention to detail Be able to work independently to manage and prioritise their own and workload Additional Information: Inside IR35 To apply for this role please send your CV to rachel.meacham@jonlee.co.uk   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.

Contract / Cranfield

Business Performance and Planning Coordinator - 36896

Title: Business Performance and Planning Coordinator Division: Manufacturing Engineering Contract Position based at: Solihull Rate: up to £20 per hour LTD rate (which equals up to £15.50/hour PAYE rate) Position Description: The candidate will be responsible for co-ordinating elements within the METC Electrical installation Team to enable effective delivery of the project teams. Skills Required: Responsibilities: To ensure that quotes are registered and processed via the Self Sufficiency App and issued within the team. To ensure quotes are complete and liaising with the Customer/stakeholder. Complete time sheets for agency and staff in a correct and timely manner. To ensure internal inter-charging is completed for finance reporting. To plan and communicate labour and planned works to the team daily. To arrange training for operatives to ensure their competencies are kept up to date. All documents uploaded to teams and share point. Update costs and hours for projects and report to senior management team. Organise any company inductions. Central point of communication. Summaries of projects and reporting of works completed. Updating KPIs for reporting to Senior Management on regular basis. Experience Required: Organised. Understanding of labour allocation. Commercially focused. Strong Communication skills - both written and verbal. Reliable. Understanding of Microsoft packages: Word/Excel (High standard) Outlook/TEAMS. Additional Information: ** THIS POSITION IS CONFIRMED INSIDE IR35 ** To apply for this role please send your CV to rachel.meacham@jonlee.co.uk 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.

Contract / Solihull

Programming Manager

CNC Programming Manager - Sutton-In-Ashfield £50k-£60k Skills: CNC Programming, Lead Programmer, Programming Manager, CNC Manager, CNC Lead, Offline Programming, Turning, Milling A skilled Lead Programmer is required to join a progressive and award winning company supplying precision machined components and assemblies. We are looking for someone who has previous experience in planning and coordinating programming activities, and producing programs for CNC Milling / Turning and Mill / Turn machine. CNC Programming Manager Responsibilities: Plan and co-ordinate programming activities within your department to meet customer delivery schedules. Optimise productivity (with regards to new tooling and machining methods) to meet production KPI's and help drive reduction in cost of quality across the business through CI activities. Attend internal contract reviews as required Ensure that internal procedures and objectives are adhered to in order to meet the quality standard of the business as well as maintaining policies, procedures and standards in accordance with AS9100 and any other product certification requirement. Provide professional leadership and direction to the programming team, including identifying any training and development needs as and when required. Take direct responsibility for the quality of programs produced by the department in terms of RFT, with the aid of staff training and software utilisation. Liaise with other sections at daily production meetings clearly defining capacity issues/opportunities in order to improve work flow throughout the factory and deliver the monthly sales loading.  Required Skills & Experiences: Previous offline CNC Programming experience essential A sound understanding of Fanuc CNC Controls Ability to produce complex programs offline using CAD/CAM software FeatureCam experience is preferable but other software packages may be considered 2+ years' experience with verification software - Vericut Ability to create programs for CNC Milling, Turning and Mill-Turn. Previous experience within Aerospace, Nuclear or Oil & Gas sectors Ability to work from engineering drawings and 3D Models Previous experience taking components from cradle to grave Keen interest in improving processes and problem solving. If you are interested in this opportunity please click on the link to apply. Alternatively please send your CV direct to Oliver.Smith@jonlee.co.uk 01384 446104 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 Recruitment are those of an Employment Agency.

Permanent / Sutton in Ashfield
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