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Katherine Garratt Business Partner - Marketing and Events posted almost 2 years ago

Congratulations to the winners of the Motorsport Industry Association (MIA) annual Business Excellence Awards. The awards dinner took place last week immediately following the first trade day of the Autosport International Show. The awards are the only honours of their kind within the industry and so consequently, are highly coveted. 

As sponsorship partners to the awards, members of the Jonathan Lee Motorsport Division attended the prestigious event to celebrate the industry’s achievements.

Since 2005, Jonathan Lee Recruitment has worked alongside the MIA to help British and international motorsport companies source the skilled candidates they need for specialist roles. 


Mark Bignell, Managing Consultant for Automotive and Motorsport at Jonathan Lee Recruitment attended the award ceremony and commented: “It was an enjoyable evening spent in good company. We are delighted to have sponsored the evening again having been long standing partners with the MIA."


"As the world's leading trade body for the motorsport, performance engineering, services and tuning industries, for us the awards represent the ongoing success of British companies in the international marketplace. As the industry goes from strength to strength, we aim to provide MIA members with access to the right level of expertise to secure the people they need.” 


The seven category winners were: 

MIA Service to the Industry Award – Sponsored by Goodridge
Silverstone Circuits 


MIA New Markets Award – Sponsored by 920Engineering
Wirth Research 


MIA Export Achievement Award – Sponsored by Performance Racing Industry (PRI) 
Xtrac 


MIA Technology & Innovation Award – Sponsored by Ricardo
Williams Advanced Engineering (WAE) 


MIA Teamwork Award – Sponsored by Grainger & Worrall 
West Surrey Racing (WSR) 


MIA Business of the Year with annual sales under £5 million Award – Sponsored by Lestercast 
Delta Motorsport 


MIA Business of the Year with annual sales over £5 million Award – Sponsored by Xtrac 
M-Sport


  

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Permanent / Pudong Xin Qu, China

Supplier Development Engineer

Supplier Development Engineers - Attractive - Permanent - Aerospace and Defence A Supplier Development Engineer is required to join a leading Aerospace and Defence manufacturing company on Permanent basis that specialises in products primarily for the Aviation industry. The Supplier Development Engineer will work with a team to manage supplier development initiatives in their geographical area. The focus for the Supplier Development Engineer will be improving supplier quality, supplier on-time delivery, and support supply chain strategies, etc. The successful Supplier Development Engineer will report to the UK Manager. National candidates will be considered as this company do have multiple sites that can act as a base or flexible on working from home as required. Responsibilities and Accountabilities of the Supplier Development Engineer Partner with key suppliers to pursue continuous improvement Problem solving, waste elimination with the objective of improving performance Implement proactive and reactive strategies and tools to improvements the supply base Drive problem resolution process at suppliers and perform capacity assessments Provide supplier quality and delivery oversight, analysis, and performance tracking Lead the implementation of supplier quality clinics and develop and execute action plans Analyse strategic supplier quality and delivery performance data Report results to the internal customers at various levels of the organisation Involve internal customers in supplier problem resolution when needed Contribute to advancement of tools and techniques within the Supplier Performance teams Requirements, Experience and Skills of the Supplier Development Engineer Good experience in manufacturing, quality or engineering Six Sigma and/or Lean knowledge and certification preferred Experience in manufacturing and supplier quality operations Experience with assessing supplier capability and value stream mapping Experience with Advanced Quality Planning tools (such as FMEAs, Control Plans, PPAPs, etc) Ability to assure implementation of these tools within the supply base Experience with capacity analysis and production readiness tools Demonstrated ability to manage and complete multiple projects simultaneously Demonstrated ability to manage short term imperatives and long-term strategies Strong problem solving and analytical skills and ability to influence individuals and groups Excellent interpersonal, communication, presentation skills Experience with ISO-9001 and/or AS9100 QS9000, ISO13485, TS-16949 requirements Knowledge of theory and application of statistical concepts In depth knowledge of quality systems, policies, procedures, and ability to apply them This job will be located in any one of the company's facilities nationally Frequent travel required to suppliers in the assigned area Security Clearance will be required for this role due to the nature of the products involved. If interested in these Supplier Development Engineer role, then please contact Peter Heap at Jonathan Lee Recruitment or apply directly. Alternatively, please send suitable MS Word Format CV's directly to this Email for review. or call my direct line on 01384 446102.

Permanent / West Midlands, England

Exterior Creative Designer

Job Title: Exterior Creative Designer Location: Pudong, Shanghai, China Permanent Salary: Excellent (DOE) An exciting opportunity for an Exterior Creative Designer has arisen with this a trend-setting, domestically leading and globally influential automotive research and development company. Specialists in providing world-class automotive development services covering design, engineering development, testing and validation in the Pudong region of Shanghai. The individual will work under the leadership of the main designer and project manager of the exterior model of the design department. KEY RESPONSIBILITIES According to the design project plan to ensure the time node, make a variety of design renderings, cooperate with the modelling surface data release related work, to ensure the creation of advanced, continuous, engineering feasibility of high-quality, highly aesthetically pleasing design. According to the requirements of the model development plan, the vehicle Engineering technical information and the relevant market and other departments to provide the target market information, design trend analysis, competitor design analysis and reference Model design analysis According to the design analysis, design strategy and design positioning, develop the corresponding design direction, so as to carry out a variety of design research Make high quality whole vehicle or local shape design sketch, effect diagram, tape diagram, Alias Concept digital and design key lines, with and guide the model engineer to make a proportional model in line with engineering requirements, full-size trim shape Responsible for the design quality and production quality of the design drawings, models and digital modules as the result of delivery With the use of Alias, work on data release of the Model Division and Engineer Perform regular analysis, summary and archiving of design materials, work processes and delivery results at all stages of the design project and after the completion of the project, in order to improve working methods and processes and further improve efficiency and design quality. SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE REQUIRED Full-time Bachelor Degree or above, Industrial Design (Product Design)/ Vehicle Design)/Art Design/Automotive Design related Majors Automotive styling design processes, techniques, automotive engineering, product design and related expertise, English-speaking countries level four or above Proficient in the use of basic Office software, Photoshop Master, Alias Basic Application capabilities Creative sketch expression, model making and design presentation skills Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon. If you want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the role please contact Teresa Anderson at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384 446156. JLDS

Permanent / Pudong Xin Qu, China

HMI Design Team Leader

Job Title: HMI Design Team Leader Location: Nanjing, Eastern Jiangsu Province, China Permanent Salary: Excellent (DOE) An exciting opportunity for a HMI Design Team Leader has arisen with this global automobile manufacturer in the Nanjing region of China. The individual will be responsible for growing and developing a HMI team, capturing the the needs and ensuring delivery of digital assets to assist with the future vision of redesigning user experience priorities. KEY RESPONSIBILITIES Creation of Global User Interface designs and specifications to in-vehicle infotainment (IVI) digital components, such as Clusters and center stack infotainment systems s is designed and released in the Ford Asia Pacific region As a Team Leader you would guide a small team of HMI Designers; Providing coaching and skill, leading the team to achieve timing commitments Through research, understand the customer expectations for controls and displays for the Asia Pacific markets and communicate needs to local software and team Guide the line-up of HMI displays and controls including the identification of all new features and interactions CT digital displays for all programs developed in the Asian Pacific region Apart of cross functional team including Digital Design Aesthetics, Software for the team, using Scaled Agile Framework Deliver China specific graphical design and service interactions to accelerate the company position in China SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE REQUIRED 3+ years of HMI design and delivery Master's or Bachelor's Degree in Industrial Design, Graphic Design, Interaction Design or equivalent Proven experience in graphical design and delivery Strong communication skills Capable of working in a cross-functional role with software and hardware teams Experience with QT, HTML5, Adobe Creative Cloud, Illustrator, Photoshop or equivalent preferred Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon. If you want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the role please contact Teresa Anderson at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384 446156. JLDS

Permanent / Nanjing Shi, Jiangsu

Automotive Designer

Job Title: Automotive Designer Location: Pudong, Shanghai, China Permanent Salary: Excellent (DOE) An exciting opportunity for an Automotive Designer has arisen with this global automobile manufacturer in the Pudong region of Shanghai. The individual will be required to deliver compelling design solutions and product innovations for automotive exterior and interior. KEY RESPONSIBILITIES Create fresh, innovative ideas with a stretch and forward thinking Traditional and digital (2D and 3D) concepts and production programs Self-driven with leadership role on project developments Project ownership and drive the team for high quality deliverables with timing discipline Creative thinking within technical package/constraints Interface with cross-functional team during various design phases Create artistic presentation to Senior Managements SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE REQUIRED Visionary and passionate about Automotive Design Academic Degrees and the experience in Automotive Design Strong 2D & 3D digital capabilities. Well experienced in both Exterior and Interior design & the concepts and production projects Ability to create three-dimensionally, with a strong emphasis in proportions, sophistication, and a refined sense of graphics and form Deep understanding/knowledge in Automobile design and design process Proficiency in applying and translating cultural insights to design characteristics Strategic and Creative Thinking Strong Communication and presentation skills Special Knowledge Required: Traditional design Media (pen, pencil, marker) 2D/3D Digital Design Media (Photoshop, Alias Autostudio, Maya, VRED, Power point, etc.) Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon. If you want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the role please contact Teresa Anderson at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384 446156. JLDS

Permanent / Pudong Xin Qu, China

Senior Quality Engineer - Management Systems

My client a well respected international medical device manufacturer are seeking an experienced Senior Quality Engineer Management Systems. The primary responsibility of the role is to organise and lead on a day to day basis the company's quality systems, to the requirements of regulated standards. To maintain certification to these standards as required, by administration of the management system, driving actions and facilitating others to ensure compliance.The job role is best suited to a very motivated, well organised person. The individual will lead and work with various departments in order to develop integrated processes and procedures which work for the business, but comply with the requirements of standards. Core Responsibilities Implement and maintain the company's Business Management Systems ensuring compliance to ISO9001, 14001, OHSAS 1800/ISO 45001 and ISO 13485 and FDA QSR requirements. Support the transition to 45001 in conjunction with the HSE Advisor Implementing ISO 13485 Liaising with external certification bodies (or enforcing agencies such as FDA) to maintain/again certification and approval as required Management and implementation of the internal audit programme for QHSE, including ad hoc process audits as the need demands, including ensuring legal compliance audits are conducted as required. To locally implement and monitor Group QHSE Policies and Processes, ensuring embedding and approval of all QHSE documents Ensuring DMR information is suitably controlled and issued Lead the internal audit program, conduct internal audits and drive associated improvement activity. To be the representative for system and product certification audits and reporting. Experience Required Auditing experience in any of: ISO 9001, ISO 45001, ISO 14001 and ISO 13485 and FDA Part 820 Quality System Regulation - ideally lead auditor trained Medical device regulatory experience or qualification Knowledge of ISO9001 Knowledge of any of: ISO 45001, ISO 14001 and ISO 13485 and FDA Part 820 Quality Systems is desirable not essential Medical Device quality systems, implementation would be beneficial This role would suit an experienced Quality Engineer or Senior Quality Engineer seeking to progress their career in Quality Systems Management. Please apply as soon as possible to be considered for this desirable Quality Engineering position.

Permanent / Dudley, West Midlands

UX/UI Manager

Job Title: UX/UI Manager Location: Pudong, Shanghai, China Permanent Salary: Excellent (DOE) An exciting opportunity for a UX/UI Manager has arisen with this global automobile manufacturer in the Pudong region of Shanghai. The individual will be required to lead a team of user experience strategies, as well as interact with Designers and Researchers to research and develop concepts for the new customer experiences and other features for in-vehicle and out-of-vehicle scenarios. KEY RESPONSIBILITIES Manage a team to deliver user interface requirements and user experience strategies for my business Conduct user research and evaluations-design and analyse user behaviour, interactions and other elements of product design Partner closely with business, teams to suggest conceptual designs based in functional and business requirements Partner closely with product owners and product managers to refine designs and product requirements Validate research and develop product user experiences and customer interactions SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE REQUIRED Bachelor or Master of Arts at any of the following: Marketing, Communications, Product Design, Industrial Design, Architecture, Design or Bachelor or Master of Science at any of the following: Software Engineering, Computer Science or similar fields Knowledge of design thinking, user experience design and similar practices Self-learner of in-vehicle and mobility related applications Strong communication and presentation skills to communicate with product managers globally Ability to create a collaborative team environment and under aggressive timelines Accustomed to operating in a product-drive/with agile methodologies Ability to define trends in digital industries, product design and usability to update and adjust product design direction Highly fluent in English and Mandarin; Candidates-flexible with the hours due to time differences between markets Special Knowledge Required: Professional exposure in Product, Product Engineering, Product Design, Digital Design, Marketing, Art, Architecture Experience with rapid prototyping, user research and the interaction Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon. If you want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the role please contact Teresa Anderson at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384 446156. Please submit your application with a design portfolio JLDS

Permanent / Pudong Xin Qu, China

Automotive Design Manager

Job Title: Automotive Design Manager Location: Pudong, Shanghai, China Permanent Salary: Excellent (DOE) An exciting opportunity for an Automotive Design Manager has arisen with this global automobile manufacturer in the Pudong region of Shanghai. You will join a highly creative, professional environment where a passion for excellence and innovation is fundamental. This leadership role is within the Design Studio and supports the creation of both production and advanced Design programmes. Working closely with your diverse team of Designers and cross-functional partners, you will steer the design production programmes from initial design brief creation through to final surface release. In this role you would manage, mentor and your team to deliver within challenging and complex constraints. KEY RESPONSIBILITIES The delivery of highly emotional exterior and interior designs, meeting often complex, assumptions within a GO-FAST Studio Environment Presentation of design reviews to senior management Curate design, steering your design and modelling teams within the context of design and engineering inputs Deliver design intent through highly collaborative interaction with product, colleagues and outside suppliers SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE REQUIRED A minimum of 5 years' experience as a Senior Designer, experience of working with a global OEM is highly desirable. Strategic thinker and a passion for detail Team-focused, highly organised with exemplary communication skills; written, visual and verbal Proficiency in 3-D modelling tools is highly desired Strong English communication skills in required Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon. If you want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the role please contact Teresa Anderson at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384 446156. JLDS

Permanent / Pudong Xin Qu, China

Digital Modeller

Job Title: Digital Modeller Location: Guangzhou, South China Permanent Salary: Excellent (DOE) An unmissable opportunity for a Digital Modeller has arisen with this global automobile manufacturer in Southern China. The individual will utilise Alias and Catia, looking at the use of body and body parts in 3-D data. KEY RESPONSIBILITIES Generation of mass production from point cloud data in clay models and A-Level data Discussion and adjustment of data on engineering feasibility. SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE REQUIRED Proficient in mass production and development of new numbers Strong knowledge of industrial design engineering. Bachelor Degree or above in related field Proficient in the use of ALIAS Experience in a design position in the automotive industry Ability to communicate daily work in English Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon. If you want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the role please contact Teresa Anderson at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384 446156. JLDS

Permanent / Guangzhou Shi, Guangdong

Engineering Manager

Manufacturing and Process Engineering Manager An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Manufacturing and Process Engineering Manager with an established engineering but globally expanding company, who are world renowned in the Rail and Construction industries for the design development and manufacture of energy absorption products, based at their Coventry Facilities. The Manufacturing and Process Engineering Manager will lead the UK process engineering team, developing a culture focused on Safety, Quality, Cost, Delivery and People. Support the UK manufacturing with technical support on all manufacturing issues. Then identify areas of continuous improvement to deliver lead time and cost benefits and ensure the process engineering departments comply with all company processes. They will also remain 'hands-on' with business operations at site level and coaching and member his team members. Key Responsibilities Support Production & Quality in the resolution of day to day quality issues and formulating robust corrective actions. Support the development of an NPI process ensuring all NPI projects are implemented in a controlled manor. Advise and implement new technology/capital plant within the Coventry site and provide technical advice to other sites (Sharing experience on core competency). Identify and manage opportunities for cost-out/cost down. Support all other internal functions / departments. Develop and implement internal process engineering procedures. Develop the Coventry site shop floor layouts to improve efficiency and productivity. Support production to deliver customer requirements. Qualifications Skills and Experience Degree or HNC qualified in Manufacturing or Engineering or equivalent such as a Time Served Apprentice with a minimum of 10 years' experience. Excellent man-management skills. Experience within the aerospace, automotive or equivalent industry Experience of implementing NPI projects and plant. Strong communication skills and be willing to drive innovation and change. Background in batch production in a manufacturing/engineering environment. Knowledge of CNC machining, welding and assembly processes. Knowledge of Lean Manufacturing principles. Benefits Salary negotiable dependent upon experience. Pension scheme. If you are interested in this role please forward your CV and contact details to Philip Delaloye at or for more details call +44(0)1384446192.

Permanent / Coventry, West Midlands

Clay Modeller

Job Title: Clay Modeller Location: Guangzhou, South China Permanent Salary: Excellent (DOE) An unmissable opportunity for a Clay Modeller has arisen with this global automobile manufacturer in Southern China. KEY RESPONSIBILITIES Making clay models of car exterior and interiors Manufacture of automotive clay models with high precision SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE REQUIRED Ability to scan clay models to create mass-produced 3-D Datasets Proven experience in new model, large-scale production and development Strong knowledge of Industrial Design Engineering Bachelor Degree or above in related field Sufficient industrial design background in clay modelling Experience in design position in automotive industry Ability to communicate daily work in English Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon. If you want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the role please contact Teresa Anderson at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384 446156. JLDS

Permanent / Guangzhou Shi, Guangdong

Colour Designer

Job title: Colour Designer Location: Guangzhou, South China Permanent Salary: Excellent (DOE) An unmissable opportunity for a Colour Designer has arisen with this global automobile manufacturer in Southern China. The individual will be responsible for the design and development of car appearance and interior colours. KEY RESPONSIBILITIES Creating new concepts for colour and material design and creating the right image board Designers will also be on the computer to simulate the right image in the software SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE REQUIRED Successful candidates will be adept at developing the colours and materials of the cars` exterior and interiors Designers will also be proficient in mass production and development of new numbers, with strong knowledge of industrial design engineering Bachelor Degree or above or same industry working experience Familiar with Photoshop and Illustrator A keen interest in Automotive Design and Development Ability to communicate daily work in English Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon. If you want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the role please contact Teresa Anderson at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384 446156. JLDS

Permanent / Guangzhou Shi, Guangdong

Automotive Exterior and Interior Designer

Job title: Automotive Exterior and Interior Designer Location: Guangzhou, South China Permanent Salary: Excellent (DOE) An unmissable opportunity for an Automotive Exterior and Interior Designer has arisen with this global automobile manufacturer in Southern China. KEY RESPONSIBILITIES Creating new car sketches and renderings, with proven experience of mass production and development of new numbers. SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE REQUIRED Bachelor Degree or above Strong knowledge of industrial design engineering. To use ALIAS and turn these ideas into 3-D images Ability to communicate daily work in English Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon. If you want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the role please contact Teresa Anderson at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384 446156. JLDS

Permanent / Guangzhou Shi, Guangdong

Junior Account Manager

Junior Account Manager £35,000 - £40,000 Automotive Warwickshire My client is looking for an ambitious Junior Account Manager who is looking to assist in driving revenue in a high-tech, entrepreneurial environment. My client is a niche tier one Automotive supplier focused on electric vehicle technology. Your duties and responsibilities will be the following: Respond to incoming client queries and action appropriately Prepare quotes and supporting the full sales process Developing relationships with OEM, Tier 1 and Tier 2 manufacturers Provide customer feedback to the engineering team regarding product development Assist in account managers for key customers Help deliver a detailed business plan to support company objective, including achieving sales targets We are looking for the following: Someone who is experienced in a Sales/Sales Support function within a Manufacturing environment Knowledge of taking the customer through the quotation process Excellent communication skills Being able to stick to project deadlines and deliver on time Ideally Degree educated

Permanent / Warwickshire, England

Purchasing Assistant - 2702

Job Title - Purchasing Assistant Hourly rate - £16.19 Location - Birmingham Industry - FMCG An opportunity has arisen for a Purchasing Assistant to work for this international FMCG food manufacturer based in the Birmingham area. As Purchasing Assistant you will support the UK Export Team as part of a Brexit project, your key responsibilities will be: To coordinate stock availability with customer orders in line with planned dispatch dates Progress chasing the orders through transport booking with the warehouse team Supporting on organising the movement of stock between warehouses and collation of customs documentation post dispatch of goods In addition to the above you will be a strong and clear communicator, with the ability to handle complex data with quantity and accuracy. You will have the ability to build strong relationships with customers, based on credibility and trust. You will also be an advanced excel user, and have previous experience of working in a customer service or logistics environment. If you would like to know more about this role, please contact Sarah Gilbert or Kate Stevens at Jonathan Lee Recruitment.

Contract / Birmingham, West Midlands

NX / CAD Design Engineers - Interiors

Job title: NX/CAD Design Engineer (Interiors / Moulded Components / Trim) Location: South West Automotive, CAD, NX, Tier 1 / OEM/Industrial Design Engineering Due to the development of a new state of the art vehicle, our Client, a technology leader and pioneering company based in South West requires a creative and innovative Design Engineer with experience NX or CAD. Engineers with knowledge of interior components and systems and with experience of any injection moulded products with a creative approach would be particularly well received. Accountabilities Develop fully detailed CAD models Perform engineering design work relating to configuring, deploying, maintain and updating CAD models. Produce designs that meet targets for concepts, feasibility, packaging, clearance zones, mass, performance, safety, legislation, quality and timing. Generate, update and maintaining accurate CAD models, commodity package and section book. Generate accurate 2d CAD drawing as required. Ensure all work carried out is in compliance with company design, safety, quality, environmental compliance and standards Interact with various departments and stake holders to obtain design information and implement in CAD as appropriate. Skills Experience of generating concepts and converting into robust detailed engineering CAD models. Integrating engineering feasibility into CAD design. Knowledge of plastic material properties and behaviours. Knowledge and experience of dimensional control and tolerancing components at part level, through sub assembly levels and final assembly level. Able to demonstrate independent creative flair to solve complex interface design challenges. Ability to implement innovative design thinking into robust product designs. Self-motivated. Ability to meet project timescales. Able to work as a team and be self-motivated to resolve issues independently. Own CAD issue resolutions. Present finding in a concise, accurate, detailed way. Willing to train in NX as required. This is an excellent opportunity for an ambitious and proactive Engineer to join a company enjoying huge expansion and develop their career. In return for their experience, motivation and hard work, this South West-based innovative automotive company will offer you: great basic salary/rate plus bonus and benefits an excellent working environment that focuses on innovation and creativity Career progression and development Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon. If you have knowledge of delivering plastic products ideally within the Automotive Interiors arena and you want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about this role, please contact Chiara Caterisano at Jonathan Lee Recruitment

Permanent / Bristol, England

Senior Designer

Job Title: Senior Designer - Automotive Location: Shanghai, China Permanent Salary: Excellent (DOE) An unmissable opportunity for a Senior Designer has arisen with Italy`s supplier of style and engineering services in the automotive industry. Due to the steady growth in the Chinese market, they have expanded their operations into the heart of the automotive district in Shanghai, China. KEY RESPONSIBILITIES: With free hand-drawn and Photoshop Sketch and renderings Express high levels of creativity Work closely with studio engineering to find solutions that can be put into production Work on a wide range of production and advanced design Solutions High flexibility in the overall design process: from styling recommendations to detail solutions Guide all design processes, from the sketch phase to the CAS 3D Modelling, and then to A Grade surface SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE REQUIRED Has a wealth of automotive design experience, preferably at the international level (OEM) Have production experience and advanced design plan Passion for automotive design and innovative approaches to innovation Willing to keep learning and have the ability to face complex challenges to make a difference Proactive, talented, proactive and able to be part of an international team Able to deliver under tight time constraints Excellent visual communication skills Bachelor's or Master's Degree in Industrial, Product or Transport Design required Fluent in English Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon. If you want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the role please contact Teresa Anderson at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384 446156. JLDS

Permanent / Shanghai, China

Test Equipment Development Engineer

Test Equipment Development Engineer - Permanent - Aerospace & Defence - Attractive A Test Equipment Development Engineer is required to join an established company with a strong reputation in the aerospace and defence sectors. The successful candidate will be joining to assist in the development of test equipment and rigs to the highest standards. Responsibilities of the Test Equipment Development Engineer will include the following: Design and development of new assembly and electronics hardware & test equipment. Develop and write software primarily using LabView. Provide drawings, software listings and technical support for assembly and test equipment. Work alongside repair, maintenance and calibration test teams. The Test Equipment Development Engineer should have the following skills or experience: BSc Degree in Electronics/Electrical Engineering or equivalent Experience in an electronics design role for safety critical engineering applications. Experience using LabView and Excellent communication skills. Experience in an engineering environment Computer literate with software programming experience Ability to fault find to component level with little or no drawing cover. A desire to develop a career in the field of Test Equipment Development Engineering This is an excellent opportunity for anyone with knowledge of electronic test design to develop your career. In return for your experience, this Gloucestershire based company will offer the successful Test Equipment Development Engineer. Competitive salary Annual bonus scheme Health plan The opportunity to work on exciting cutting-edge technology projects Interviews for the Test Equipment Development Engineer will commence with immediate effect with a view to starting as soon as possible. For further information on the Test Equipment Development Engineer position please contact Peter Heap on my direct line 01384 446102 at Jonathan Lee Recruitment.

Permanent / Gloucestershire, England

Verification Specialist - Import/Export

Verification Specialist - Import/Export £negotiable hourly rate Off-Highway Peterborough An opportunity has arisen for a Verification Specialist to work for a leading manufacturer of off-highway equipment based in the Peterborough area. As a Verification Specialist, you will be validating and approving export and import freight invoices covering material being imported to our Peterborough site from our worldwide supplier base in line with pre-defined Sarbanes Oxley rules. Job Duties/Responsibilities may include, but are not limited to: Review incoming freight invoices for inbound and outbound material. Validate service has been incurred by checking internal databases to prove material has been received or shipped from site. Check Proof of Delivery has been supplied if required. Checking pre-agreed rate cards to ensure invoice matches. Identifying non-standard transport and checking Special Transport Form for agreed rate. Adherence to local departmental metrics on invoice grief resolution. Producing weekly reports to summarise grief levels and ageing. Supporting Month-end Accrual Process. Querying discrepant invoices with carriers Investigating unapproved invoices by engaging with key business contacts to understand material lane and drive resolution / payment Raise manual payment requests where required Act as a champion for compliance at all times. Work with key stakeholders to ensure they understand the end to end transport process and drive process discipline. Required Skills / Experience Numerate and PC literate Knowledge and understanding of Incoterms Experience of Export and Import Processes Microsoft Excel knowledge to Intermediate Level Able to work with both speed and accuracy Able to display tenacity when trying to resolve queries Ability to build relationships with key internal and external process partners Desired Experience of working with ERP/MRP systems. Experience of working with International Freight and carriers. This is a 6-month rolling contract, requiring demonstrable skills in export and import processes. If you would like to know more about this role, please contact Kate Stevens or Sarah Gilbert at Jonathan Lee Recruitment.

Contract / Peterborough, Cambridgeshire

Commodity Sourcing Manager - Birmingham

Job title: Commodity Sourcing Manager Salary Range: Competitive Location: Birmingham Global Aerospace Company A Commodity Sourcing Manager is required with extensive knowledge of raw material commodity management and Goods Inward operational management within a manufacturing environment. Candidates with experience of the rubber industry would be well received. This company, a global leader based in Birmingham requires a motivated, analytical and detailed Commodity Sourcing Manager with commodity management and Goods In experience for this permanent role. As the Commodity Sourcing Manager, you will be required to: Support the Procurement Manager in managing the procurement of all direct raw materials and commodities from a global supply base. Manage the Goods In function. Negotiate and formulate contracts of supply and terms and conditions. Ensure raw materials are delivered on time and to specification. The Commodity Sourcing Manager should have the following skills or experience: Goods In operational management. Raw Material Commodity Management. International contract negotiations. In direct and direct material purchase experience. MCIPS or part CIPS qualified. This is an excellent opportunity for anyone with knowledge of Commodity Management within a fast-paced manufacturing environment to develop your career. In return for your experience, this Birmingham based company will offer you: Competitive Salary. Comprehensive Benefits. Career Development. Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon. If you have knowledge and experience of Commodity Management including Goods In operational management within a manufacturing environment and you want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the Commodity Sourcing Managers role, please contact Paul Broadhead at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384 446 155.

Permanent / Birmingham, West Midlands

Automotive Procurement Executive

Automotive Buyers - Automotive OEM Great rates of pay - DOE Contract for 6 months + Location: Wiltshire This is an exciting opportunity for influential procurement professional to provide on-site support for our Automotive client in the Wiltshire. The Role: You will be responsible to set up the buying process and the sourcing of the supplier base. You will negotiate the VFM on piece, tool and design and delivery. Negotiate and support T&C's Manage document control - issue and have returned RFQ's, ESAs etc The Person: Experience buyer with a strong automotive background Experience of Colour and Trim Ideally have experience of sourcing fabrics, internal leather, cloth and wood Is expected to have Proven Cost management experience Full member of CIPS or working towards it Please click in the link to apply or call Lois Weston for more information 01384446119.

Contract / Malmesbury, Wiltshire

Project Engineer

Project Engineer 3 Year FTC FMCG Oxfordshire £45,000 to £65,000 + benefits (Day rate considered) We are delighted to continue our partnership with one of the fastest growing FMCG businesses in Europe, employing over 10,000 people, in more than 50 factories producing close to 2million tonnes of product per year across the globe. It has never been a better time to join, with a strong business acquisition programme ongoing, a forward order book that is at breaking point and a brand that has gone from strength to strength, time has come to invest in their capabilities here in the UK. To maintain the speed of growth they have seen over the last 2 years, a significant CAPEX programme is due to be undertaken in the next 5 years. To support this growth, we are now looking for a Project Engineer to report into the Project Engineering Manager on a 3-year Fixed Term Contract About the role Own, manage and install capital engineering projects from £10k to £5 million within approved budgets and agreed timescales by working closely with departmental heads Work with the Site Operations Team to identify opportunities for capital investment that drive improvements in all areas of the business - safety/people/quality/service/cost Control the activities and standard of work of third party contractors on site by ensuring adherence to statutory compliance, hygiene and Health and Safety legislation and best practice. Ensure that the appropriate inductions and site familiarisation have been completed. Liaise with the purchasing function as required to ensure maximum value on the purchase of goods and services About you A broad engineering knowledge covering mechanical, electrical and site services specialisms Project engineering experience within a food or processing manufacturing environment Operational knowledge of CDM, H & S legislation and best practice Competency in the use of AutoCad and Microsoft Project Experience of PLC's (preferably Siemens) Have effective communication, impact and influencing skills Ability to control budgets, to forecast and to plan work Effective time management and organisational skills Ideally hold HND or degree equivalent in a technical/engineering discipline Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon. If you have knowledge of Electrical, Mechanical and Site Services, experience of significant CAPEX projects up to £10m and you want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the Project Engineer role, please contact Scott Williams at Jonathan Lee Recruitment PSC17

Permanent / Oxfordshire, England

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