Facebook Pixel

Connecting...

Jonathan Lee Recruitment supports IMechE Coventry Automotive Division lecture programme

Automotive Motorsport partners events News
W1siziisijiwmtgvmdevmdqvmtevmtyvntmvody0l0thdghlcmluzsbhlmpwzyjdlfsiccisinrodw1iiiwiotb4otajil1d
Katherine Garratt Business Partner - Marketing and Events posted about 1 year ago

We are delighted to be supporting the IMechE Coventry AD Lecture programme once again this year. The first lecture, which takes place from 7pm tonight at Coventry University, will take a look at Panasonic Jaguar Racing team’s new electric motorsport future. 

Jaguar has a rich history in motorsport, and in 2016, Jaguar returned to top-tier motorsport - entering the highly competitive and growing Formula E Series. The team is competing in its third season of the FIA Formula E Championship with the first all-electric Jaguar racing car in history: the I-TYPE 1.

Richard Devenport, Research Manager for Formula E technologies will be presenting on the return to racing, the team, the car and the race to innovate on future Jaguar Land Rover products. 


As always, the lecture is free to attend and there is no need to register.


Find out more about the event:
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/IMecheCoventryAD 
https://nearyou.imeche.org/near-you/UK/Midland/Coventry-Automobile


We look forward to seeing you there!  Talk to our team for careers advice.

 

Institution of Mechanical Engineers and Jaguar lectures

Browse Our Latest Jobs

View all

Program Manager - Coventry

Program Manager - Auto - Cov - £50K/£65K Plus Car & Bens Are you a Program Manager with extensive knowledge in the launch and delivery of strategic projects within the 1st Tier Automotive arena, predominately within the interior systems arena? As the primary contact for all customer enquiries the Program Manager will support all current and future programs, coordinating all activities as required to ensure customer satisfaction. Key responsibilities for the Program Manager will be to manage the introduction of new program launches and control engineering change processes to ensure deliverable are achieved on time and on budget. Main Responsibilities will be: Establish and build effective customer interfaces at all levels of the business. Lead the program and manufacturing teams to deliver future MY changes and new model launches, ensuring engineering/cost/quality and timing objectives are defined and achieved. Control, track and report program status throughout the program life to Senior Management using Gateway / Profile system. Focus the team on delivery of program and customer sign off (PPAP approval) to ensure customer cost recovery in line with Corporate requirements. Develop and maintain program timing plans and budgets to match internal and external customer requirements. Manage tooling timing and budget to support program milestones. Define workload and resource requirements in conjunction with functional departmental managers to deliver on time and on budget. Ensure all relevant Lear Corporation procedures are followed when delivering the program. Key skills and experience for the Program Manager: Degree qualification or equivalent Interior and/or Seating Systems design and development experience. Proven Project / Program Management experience (LPMP / GPDS / Gateways etc) Commercial / financial awareness Ability to motivate a team and drive problem resolution through hands on approach. Understanding of APQP processes and deliverables. Highly motivated and able to define and meet program deliverables by motivating team to achieve. Ability to communicate at all levels with internal and external customers on program, engineering and commercial issues. Effective relationship building skills with customer interfaces - both internal and external. Leadership and people management skills to ensure individuals are developed to their full potential. For further information please contact Mark Bignell on 01384 446167 or email

Permanent / Coventry, West Midlands

Engineer to Principal level- Electrical/Body ECU

Engineer - Electrical/Body ECU up to Principal Engineer level to £46k + 10% bonus + benefits Principal level to £55k + 10% bonus + benefits Working on the development, test and delivery of state-of-the-art electronic features to current and future road cars we are recruiting for Engineers up to Principal level in Body, Chassis or Powertrain ECUs. The Body/Chassis/Powertrain ECUs team is responsible for the specification, test and delivery of all network modules, which includes; body control, security control, TPMS, Keys, door control, ORC, intelligent battery systems, network gateways, engine control, chassis control and traction control. At Principal Engineer level you will manage a cross functional team to collectively deliver all aspects of the Body/Chassis/POWERTRAIN ECUs platform on current and future vehicles. You will manage a core engineering test team to ensure robust delivery of all systems and integration sign-off. Areas of Responsibility *Develop and co-ordinate detailed system specifications for all body system ECU features. *Maintain current supply base and establish strategic partnerships to enhance technology roadmap * Execute/manage and testing of all software deliveries including overseeing development of all test facilities necessary to validate the full suite of vehicle electronics features *Resolve issues on current production and development vehicles. *Report on current activities, software status and issues at all levels of the business. *Test customer road cars with the latest features and content before release. *Develop and/or co-ordinate DVP plans for all areas associated with the Body/Chassis/POWERTRAIN ECUs. Knowledge / Experience *Strong technical project management, proven evidence of decision making and accountability is essential for the Principal level. *Previous experience of OEM or tier one automotive system management. *Supplier management, comfortable with understanding and implementing DFM requirements within the project scope. *Background in low volume, high performance sports or racing cars preferred. *Experience of the Systems Development Lifecycle (V Model). *Honours degree in a relevant Engineering subject such as Electronics, Software, or Physics. For more information or to apply please contact Gemma Skidmore of Jonathan Lee Recruitment.

Permanent / Coventry, West Midlands

Project Manager- Automotive

Project Engineer / Manager- Automotive Staffordshire to £50k plus benefits As a result of a number of new projects we are looking to recruit a Project Engineer / Manager who will assume responsibility for the delivery of projects from the quotation phase through to project completion. Working for this global automotive group the successful candidate will fulfil the role of Project Manager for technically Automotive projects on sports cars and niche vehicle suppliers as well electric vehicle manufactures. You will provide local project management support for primarily UK-based customers, although some projects may also involve overseas travel. You will report to the Programme Manager and work closely with colleagues from within this organisation around the World. What you will receive: Working for a dynamic and ambitious company with a modern working environment and lots of training opportunities. Good location with travel opportunities but not excessive. Salary plus private Medical Insurance , Life Insurance, Company Pension scheme, discount schemes. What you will do: Supporting the preparation of project quotations, preparing and maintaining project plans and schedules. Change evaluation and management. Reporting project status to Programme Management. Managing internal and external stakeholders on a technical level Liaising with customers. Ensuring deliverables satisfy agreed requirements and meet customer expectations Coordinating, monitoring and prioritising activities of the project team. Ensuring that the different project phases are completed to schedule and to budget. About you: Appropriately qualified or experienced in a relevant engineering and/or management discipline. Previous experience in a position involving leadership or supervision, ideally within the automotive sector. Ability to communicate effectively with customers. Excellent analytical and organisational skills. Some knowledge of relevant engineering standards & manufacturing processes for both prototypes and low/medium volume production. Ability to analyse, learn and deal with situations quickly and effectively. Willingness for some travel within the UK and worldwide. For more information or to apply, please contact Gemma Skidmore of Jonathan Lee Recruitment

Permanent / Staffordshire, England

Senior Buyer - Strategic

Job title: Senior Buyer Location: Telford, Shropshire Salary: Competitive salary and benefits package An experienced Senior Buyer with a proven track record and knowledge of strategic procurement of metals, plastics and rubber parts is required by one of the world's largest producers of automotive parts. Supplying a portfolio of major OEMs this organisation is looking to grow its UK procurement team, based in the West Midlands. We are seeking a talented strategic Buyer with experience of global sourcing within a high volume, fast paced manufacturing environment. As Strategic Buyer, you will be required to: - Strategically oversee and manage commodities including; mass production, NPI, and engineering changes. - Develop and implement overall commodity strategy. - Lead supplier sourcing and negotiations within your commodity area. As a strategic Buyer, you should offer: - Demonstrable procurement experience preferably with experience of purchasing metals, plastics and rubber parts. - Strategic thinking to identify opportunities for cost reduction. - Understanding of product/component evaluation and functionality requirements. - Strong communication skills, ability to communicate with stakeholders at all levels. - Excellent project management skills and experience. This is an excellent opportunity for an ambitious, driven Buyer with knowledge of managing key commodities, global sourcing and strong project management skills. In return for your procurement experience, this Telford based Automotive Tier 1 will offer you: - Competitive salary & benefits package - Career development Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon. If you have knowledge of strategic global commodity management and you are looking for a new career challenge, please apply today. If you have any questions about the strategic Buyer role, please contact Lisa Osborne at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384 446162 or email

Permanent / Telford, Shropshire

Inventory Analyst

Inventory Analyst £14.00 to £22.00 Ltd CO Leicester FMCG New opportunity for an Inventory Analyst working for one of the world's leading manufacturers of off-highway machinery and diesel and natural gas engines. The position is a 6-month contract role based in Leicester and is paying a rate of up to £14.00 to £22.00 Ltd Co per hour. Key Responsibilities Leading Supply Chain efforts for NPI programs with customers and process partners. Performing data mining and analytics to complete detailed RCCAs. Identifying best practices and developing standard work for Material Planning Analysts. Developing Supply Chain analyst and leader tools and reports. Providing training to analysts, suppliers, customers and process partners on Supply Chain tools and processes. Leading process improvement, complex integration, Lean BIQ, and systems initiatives involving sources, analysts and process partners to address quality, performance, transportation and logical transaction issues impacting material availability. Executing simulation and facility/network modeling studies to optimize critical PFEP inventory management parameters. Coordinating Supply Chain efforts in support of development and transformational projects. Leading innovation efforts of next generation of Supply Chain analytics, systems, processes and tools. Required: Excellent analytical and problem solving skills. Strong interpersonal skills. Ability to work and lead projects in an inclusive, team environment. Strong language and communication skills for location/region. Strong knowledge of computer systems and programming languages. Desired: Strong knowledge of 6 Sigma, CPS and Lean. Supply Chain or Logistics certifications (i.e. APICS, CPS, etc.). College degree in Engineering, IT/IS, Mathematics, Supply Chain, Logistics, or similar technical curricula; or, comparable job experience in Supply Chain, Procurement or Logistics. It is imperative that applicants demonstrate and prove their eligibility to work in the UK. If you have any questions about this role please contact Kate Stevens or Sarah Gilbert of Jonathan Lee Recruitment.

Contract / Desford, Leicestershire

Senior Colour and Material Designer

Senior Colour and Materials Designer (Maternity cover)- Warwickshire - Competitive rate based on level of experience This role is a management level within our client's Colour and Materials team. As a recognised expert in the Colour and Materials field the ideal candidate is able to engage others, leading both people and content, collaborating at multiple levels. As a Creation focused role, the responsibility will be to guide and lead colour and materials programmes at the product level driving and delivering to design and business requirements. Role & Key Responsibilities: * The positions report to Chief Designer Colour and Materials * Responsible for leading the development and innovation of material solutions for both interior and exterior application * Setting the design direction of a project with the design team with a high degree of creativity and solutions * Negotiating against cost and feasibility issues to achieve customer satisfaction and the best aesthetic solutions * Detailed liaison with Interior / Exterior Design Managers, Marketing Managers, Engineers, PQ and Suppliers * Responsible for agreeing design changes at the appropriate level and communicating direction to team and suppliers * Working to collaborate with current and new supplier base, guides designers on best practices for engaging with these networks * Shares best practice with the team and offer direction as appropriate * Mentor and coach to others (both Junior and Senior) in Design projects and methods. * Flexibility to lead work on multiple programme activities dependent on business needs * A contributor/influencer to Colour and Materials design strategy as our product portfolio and business needs evolve Skills, experience and qualifications required: * Relevant design degree demonstrating excellent creative and presentation skills * Demonstrate high levels of motivation, resourcefulness, drive and tenacity * High knowledge of automotive materials (or analogous product industry) processes and suppliers with a high degree of competitor awareness * High levels of personal creativity and the ability to generate creativity in others * Ability to promote the need for creative and feasible solutions to the wider business * Broad understanding of the global design world with experience in International Design Centers * Good communication skills and the ability to relate to all levels of staff and management and be a good team player. The position is required to work at our clients' Design Studio or at other studios around the world if necessary. When applying please send your CV and portfolio, along with salary requirements, notice period and confirmation that you are eligible to work in the UK with no time limits or restrictions. For more information about the role, or to apply please contact Gemma Gregson - Jonathan Lee Design Services tel: 01384 446144 or email . JLDS

Contract / Warwickshire, England

Master Planner/Scheduler - 34965

Master Planner/Scheduler (Primavera P6) 11 month contract Gaydon £45 per hour umbrella/ltd An opportunity has arisen for a Master Planner/Scheduler (Primavera P6) to provide support to a growing and busy department for a period of circa 11 months and will be based at Gaydon. The role is temporary and paying up to £45 per hour. What you will be doing: Master Planner/Scheduler to work with the planning and control teams Candidate profile: Degree preferred Primavera P6 Expertise Stakeholder management skills Strong schedule management skills IT literate Flexibility for start/finish times Self-motivated Holder of a full UK driving license Please do not hesitate in applying for this position, if you have any questions about this role please contact Jessica Williams of Jonathan Lee Recruitment

Contract / Gaydon, Warwickshire

Performance Calibration Engineer

Job title: Performance Engineer Salary Range: Up to £32.00 per hour LTD Location: Peterborough Industry: Calibration An opening has become available for a diesel engine performance engineer to join a Product Development team working on 2.8 to 7.1 range of engines. This is an exciting opportunity to carry out performance and emissions development work that will make significant contributions to the NPI programs for these engines. The engines are used in machine, industrial and electric power applications. You will also be responsible for participating in, and where appropriate leading, prompt and robust RCCA identification and implementation when issues arise. You will be responsible for conducting engine system and rating calibration development for Tier 4 Final / Stage V engines to meet customer performance expectations and all emission regulations, troubleshooting issues identified in production test, verification and validation testing, field testing and customer raised concerns To apply for this position you should have some of the following: Engineering degree Proven analytical skills. Previous experience in engine performance and emissions development for CI or SI engines. Specific experience with the development of electronically controlled engines. Technical mindset and ability to communicate technical information effectively. Ability to collaborate and communicate to a range of stakeholders including internal process partners, customers and suppliers Unfortunately candidates requiring visa sponsorship CANNOT be considered for this role. To apply you MUST have either an EU/UK passport or a Visa that does not require sponsorship. Please contact James Tilley

Contract / Peterborough, Cambridgeshire

Engine Development Engineer

Job title: Diesel Engine Development Engineer Salary Range: Up to £32.00 per hour LTD Location: Peterborough Industry: Powertrain An opening has become available for a diesel engine development engineer to join the Product Development team working on our 2.8 to 7.1 range of engines. This is an exciting opportunity to carry out engine validation work that will make significant contributions to the NPI programs for these engines. This position is part of a team of engineers responsible for the mechanical validation of diesel engine products. The engines are used in machine, industrial and electric power applications. You will also be responsible for participating in, and where appropriate leading, prompt and robust RCCA identification and implementation when issues arise. To apply for this Diesel Engine Development Engineer position you should have some of the following: Engineering degree Proven analytical skills. Previous experience in engine development and mechanical validation for CI or SI engines. Technical mindset and ability to communicate technical information effectively. Ability to collaborate and communicate to a range of stakeholders including internal process partners, customers and suppliers Unfortunately candidates requiring visa sponsorship CANNOT be considered for this role. To apply you MUST have either an EU/UK passport or a Visa that does not require sponsorship. Please contact James Tilley for more details.

Contract / Peterborough, Cambridgeshire

Mechanical Thermal Engineer - Hertfordshire

Mechanical Thermal Engineer We have a requirement for a Mechanical Thermal Engineer based in Welwyn Garden City for a cutting edge company providing communications engineering and technical consultancy services to clients operating within the Telecommunications Industry in the satellite, terrestrial, wireless and cellular communications sectors. The Mechanical Thermal Engineer Mechanical and thermal analysis of electronic based equipment and sub-assemblies. Involved in the Design of environmental management systems, e.g. physical mounting, heat-sinking, etc., particularly for low size, weight and power (SWaP) equipment. Your Responsibilities will be: Perform analyses and simulation of mechanical and thermal environments of electronic systems and equipment. Design and model environmental management systems for incorporation in products that may need to operate in harsh environments Oversee design and layout of equipment hardware. Oversee procurement and sub-contract of design and manufacture of systems and sub-systems. Ensure compliance to appropriate standards and regulations. Constructively contribute to, and otherwise support, the development of other components of the satellite terminal. Attend, and constructively contribute to, meetings with the company's customers and partners. Your professional experience and qualifications: Degree qualified in an engineering or related discipline or equivalent. Mechanical and thermal modelling/simulation including dynamics of shock and vibration, preferably in an electronics product environment and design of environmental management systems Experience of working within a multi-disciplinary team and in particular alongside electronic, systems and quality engineers Desirable: Experience of design and manufacture of professional grade electronic equipment Experience in an aerospace or space design/production environment Experience with modelling/simulation tools Matlab/Simulink experience Remuneration: Negotiable dependent upon experience. If you believe you have the relevant skills and experience and wish to apply please send your CV to Philip Delaloye at or call 01384446192. DISCLAIMER: Due to the nature of work candidates should be UK citizen/ EU Citizen/ Valid work permit holder

Permanent / Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire

Senior Calibration Engineer

Our Client, one of the world's leading automotive consultancies are looking for a Principal Calibration Engineer to be based at their Northampton facility. What you will do As a Senior Calibration Engineer you will work on assignments with high level of responsibility and be responsible for: Supervising the testing and analysis work on engine and vehicle projects Planning and supervising engine and vehicle build and test Working together with designers and development engineers Analysing test results, preparing technical reports and creating test plans Designing parts for calibration testing Liaising with program suppliers, internal and external customers Monitoring project progress and finance Supporting the preparation of engineering program quotations What you will need/have: A Degree in Engineering, or HND with relevant experience Professional qualifications as appropriate Skills and Experience Some relevant experience in the field of calibration development Able to supervise the work of others Ability to work as part of a team Familiarisation with Instrumentation techniques and hardware would be an advantage Ability to work on own and as a part of a team Confidence to communicate effectively at all levels Must be self motivated and the possess the drive to complete tasks in a timely manner and with appropriate attention to detail Ability to work well under pressure and to strict time constraints Flexibility and willingness to travel to customer sites for both long and short duration (including secondments) Our Client offers a competitive salary and and excellent benefits

Permanent / Northamptonshire, England

Principal Calibration Engineer

Our Client, one of the world's leading automotive consultancies are looking for a Principal Calibration Engineer to be based at their Northampton facility. What you will do As a Principal Calibration Engineer you will work on assignments with high level of responsibility and be responsible for: Leading, planning and supervising engine Calibration programs Conducting detailed analysis of test results Preparing technical reports, presentations and papers Supervising project teams either individually or work under the direction of a project manager Liaising with customers and program suppliers Contributing to technical capability of the thermodynamic department Developing commercial quotations, and conducting business development activities when required Line management responsibilities for up to 2 engineers What you will need/have: An Engineering Degree or HND Professional qualifications as appropriate Skills and Experience Relevant industry experience Experience in both gasoline and diesel fuels desirable (and/or alternative fuels) Considerable relevant experience in the field of automotive calibration development Experienced in MS Office, combustion measurement systems, Concerto and Matlab Competencies Ability to work on own and as part of a team Confidence to communicate effectively at all levels Self-motivated with the drive to complete tasks in a timely manner with appropriate attention to detail Ability to work well under pressure and to strict time constraints Flexibility with working hours and willingness to travel to customer sites In return for your hard work you will have a competitive salary and excellent benefits

Permanent / Northampton, Northamptonshire

Area Sales Manager - Automation Products

We are looking to speak to experienced and high-performing Technical Sales Engineers who understand the Automation products and components market and are looking to take their career and earning potential to the next level. Our client specialise in providing linear transmission actuator products and high precision planetary gearboxes to a range of well-known, diverse and respected customers throughout the automation engineering industry. An agile and innovative company by nature, they pride themselves the ability to offer full technical support, high quality goods and a best in class standard of customer service, all coming at a sensible price to both the OEM and re-seller market. As the Midlands-based Area Sales Manager, your role and responsibilities would include: Expanding current customer base throughout the Midlands area Maintaining relationships with existing customers in the Automation industry. Selling a range of high quality and high value Linear Guides, Planetary Gearboxes, Slewing Rings, Ballscrews, Racks and Pinions, Screwjacks and more from leading manufacturers We would be interested in speaking with candidates who possess the following: Demonstrable knowledge of automation products. Knowledge and understanding of the UK transmissions market Is based in the Midlands region of the UK Full driving licence essential A track record of successful sales within the Automation/Transmissions sector or products similar to that listed A hunger to win business and significantly boost your own earning potential As the new Area Sales Manager, you can expect the following salary and benefits package: Starting salary of £30,000 - £45,000/year Excellent bonus structure (OTE opportunity to double your salary in first year) Company car and fuel allowance Access to newly furnished office facilities located in Telford area Total autonomy to manage own diary Remote working capability Significant shares in company profits The Automation and especially the transmissions market has never been more engaged across the UK as it currently is. As such, if you are interested in this opportunity as the new Area Sales Manager within the Automation & Transmissions component space, or would like more information, please get in apply or call Colin Reeves on 01384 446121.

Permanent / Sutton-In-Ashfield, Nottinghamshire

Engineering Coordinator

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

Contract / Wolverhampton, West Midlands

Cortona Author

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

Permanent / Daventry, Northamptonshire

AMM & IPC Author

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

Permanent / Daventry, Northamptonshire

Maintenance Electrician

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

Permanent / Hertfordshire, England

Closure Systems CAE Analyst - 34601

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

Contract / Gaydon, Warwickshire

Specialist Chassis Systems Engineer - 34586

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

Contract / Gaydon, Warwickshire

Chassis Systems Robustness Engineer - 34598

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

Contract / Gaydon, Warwickshire

Mechanical Technician

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

Permanent / Hertfordshire, England

Brakes Engineering Attribute Leader - 34582

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

Contract / Gaydon, Warwickshire

Training Leader

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

Permanent / Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands

Instrumentation Technician

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

Permanent / Hertfordshire, England

Suspension Systems Project Leader - 34673

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

Contract / Gaydon, Warwickshire

Sales Engineer

Sales Engineer Automotive Test Equipment Midlands £Negotiable The purpose of the role is to discover sales leads for the business and turn them into profitable orders. Provide support for the sales team and represent technically and commercially the product portfolio and company brand. The main duties of the Sales Engineer: - To develop, maintain and use the company database of contacts required to gain market intelligence and sales leads. - To develop and maintain your expertise in the company work costing and quotation process. - To actively pursue sales leads and to report and coordinate with the sales management team as required. - To create quotations and negotiate contracts in compliance with your authority level or under direction as required. - To develop and maintain regular harmonious relations with the company's potential, past and present customers. - To work proactively in the improvement of products and processes of the company specifically to suggest methods by which the sales, negotiation and marketing teams can be more effective. Experience required for the Sales Engineer role: - Demonstrated experience working in a Technical Sales role. - A high level of negotiating, presentation and interpersonal skills. - A skilled user of Microsoft Office products. - Suitably qualified, ideally to Degree level. What you will get for the Sales Engineer role: - Excellent salary and attractive benefits package. - Excellent career development opportunities. Applications: We are immediately sourcing suitable candidates for this role. If you are interested please apply with your CV and covering letter, along with confirmation of your current notice period and salary expectations. Shortlisted candidates will be contacted prior to submission with further details. However, should you wish to discuss your application in the meantime, please contact Justin Wainwright on 01268 889267 or 07711 156281

Permanent / West Midlands, England

SMT Maintenance Engineer - Electronics Manufacturing

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

Permanent / Bridgend, Wales

Technical Sales Support Specialist - Instruments

Technical Sales Support Specialist - Instrumentation Automotive industry - Vehicle Testing Equipment West Midlands Salary negotiable By fully understanding the equipment portfolio, the purpose of the role is to support and present to clients by preparing the most appropriate costed technical quotations for all of customer's requirements. Duties of the Technical Sales Support Specialist - To develop and produce technical solutions and priced quotations in response to customer requirements. This will include table top drawings, sales literature and to make presentations to support the bidding process. - To develop and maintain a high-level of technical expertise in the company systems and products. - To ensure compliance with all quality assurance and environmental protection procedures pertinent to the proposed solution. - To develop and maintain harmonious relations with colleagues in the business and with the company's potential, past and present customers. - To travel to customer sites as is reasonably required to achieve the targets set by the role. Skills/experience required for the Technical Sales Support Specialist. - Automotive, Electrical, Mechanical or Combustion Engine background. - Ideally experience in one of the following: rotating machinery, vehicle powertrain, measurement of emissions or internal combustion engines. What you will get for the Technical Sales Support Specialist - Excellent salary and attractive benefits package. - Excellent career development opportunities. Applications: We are immediately sourcing suitable candidates for this role. If you are interested please apply with your CV and covering letter, along with confirmation of your current notice period and salary expectations. Shortlisted candidates will be contacted prior to submission with further details. However, should you wish to discuss your application in the meantime, please contact Justin Wainwright on 01268 889267 or 07711 156281

Permanent / West Midlands, England

Technical Sales Support Specialist - Emmisions

Technical Sales Support Specialist - Emmisions Automotive industry - Vehicle Testing Equipment West Midlands Salary negotiable By fully understanding the company emissions equipment portfolio, the purpose of the role is to support and present to clients by preparing the most appropriate costed technical quotations for all of customer's requirements. Duties of the Technical Sales Support Specialist - To develop and produce technical solutions and priced quotations in response to customer requirements. This will include table top drawings, sales literature and to make presentations to support the bidding process. - To develop and maintain a high-level of technical expertise in the company systems and products. - To ensure compliance with all quality assurance and environmental protection procedures pertinent to the proposed solution. - To develop and maintain harmonious relations with colleagues in the business and with the company's potential, past and present customers. - To travel to customer sites as is reasonably required to achieve the targets set by the role. Skills/experience required for the Technical Sales Support Specialist. - Automotive, Electrical, Mechanical or Chemical Engineering background. - Demonstrated experience of emission measurement systems. What you will get as a Technical Sales Support Specialist - Excellent salary and attractive benefits package. - Excellent career development opportunities. Applications: We are immediately sourcing suitable candidates for this role. If you are interested please apply with your CV and covering letter, along with confirmation of your current notice period and salary expectations. Shortlisted candidates will be contacted prior to submission with further details. However, should you wish to discuss your application in the meantime, please contact Justin Wainwright on 01268 889267 or 07711 156281

Permanent / West Midlands, England

Technical Sales Support Specialist - Coventry

Technical Sales Support Specialist - Coventry Automotive industry - Vehicle Testing Equipment Salary negotiable By fully understanding the company equipment portfolio, the purpose of the role is to support and present to clients by preparing the most appropriate costed technical quotations for all of customer's requirements. Duties of the Technical Sales Support Specialist - To develop and produce technical solutions and priced quotations in response to customer requirements. This will include table top drawings, sales literature and to make presentations to support the bidding process. - To develop and maintain a high-level of technical expertise in the company systems and products. - To ensure compliance with all quality assurance and environmental protection procedures pertinent to the proposed solution. - To develop and maintain harmonious relations with colleagues in the business and with the company's potential, past and present customers. - To travel to customer sites as is reasonably required to achieve the targets set by the role. Skills/experience required for the Technical Sales Support Specialist - Automotive, Electrical or Mechanical Engineering background. - Demonstrated experience of vehicle powertrain or rotating machinery. What you will get as a Technical Sales Support Specialist - Excellent salary and attractive benefits package. - Excellent career development opportunities. Applications: We are immediately sourcing suitable candidates for this role. If you are interested please apply with your CV and covering letter, along with confirmation of your current notice period and salary expectations. Shortlisted candidates will be contacted prior to submission with further details. However, should you wish to discuss your application in the meantime, please contact Justin Wainwright on 01268 889267 or 07711 156281

Permanent / West Midlands, England

Key Account Manager - Midlands

Key Account Manager Midlands Automotive Vehicle Test Engineering £Negotiable The purpose of the role is to lead the business sales and marketing on key accounts within the specified location. Duties of the Key Account Manager role: · Foster good working relationships with all customers. · Regularly visit key staff within the group at various locations. · To ensure update and synchronisation of all quotations with the head-office system. · To create and present quotations. · To negotiate and close orders within the prescribed limits of authority. · To liaise closely with the Project Managers dealing with current projects to ensure harmonious working and mutual support for all areas of the business. · To maintain a suitable level of expertise with the company sales software and product portfolio. Skills/experience required for the Key Account Manager role: · A solid career history in Technical Sales to the automotive or allied industries. · A high level of negotiating, presentation and interpersonal skills. · Ideally skilled and experienced in at least one area of engine or vehicle test technology. · Prepared to travel internationally as required. Applications: We are immediately sourcing suitable candidates for this role. If you are interested please apply with your CV and covering letter, along with confirmation of your current notice period and salary expectations. Shortlisted candidates will be contacted prior to submission with further details. However, should you wish to discuss your application in the meantime, please contact Justin Wainwright on 01268 889267 or 07711 156281

Permanent / West Midlands, England

Industrial Engineering Manager - Electronics Manufacturing

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

Permanent / Bridgend, Wales

Chassis Project Engineer (Axle Systems) - 34846

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

Contract / Gaydon, Warwickshire

Attribute Team Leader (Thermal Management) - 32242

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

Contract / Gaydon, Warwickshire

Perceived Quality Body Engineer - 34983

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

Contract / Gaydon, Warwickshire

Process Engineering Lead

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

Permanent / Taunton, Somerset

iOS Development Engineer - 34047

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

Contract / Warwickshire, England

Project Manager - Finance Systems

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

Contract / Bedford, Bedfordshire

Process & New Product Introduction Engineer

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

Permanent / Birmingham, West Midlands

LATEST BLOGS

RECOMMENDED FOR YOU