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Katherine Garratt Business Partner - Marketing and Events posted over 1 year ago

This week sees the return of the Motorsport Industry Association (MIA) annual Business Excellence Awards Dinner at the NEC. The awards are the largest and most prestigious gathering of the year for all involved in the business of UK Motorsport. Jonathan Lee Recruitment has been a proud partner to the MIA for over 10 years and is delighted to be sponsoring the awards dinner once again. 

Jonathan Lee, Chairman of Jonathan Lee Recruitment comments: “We are delighted to continue to support the MIA Business Excellence Awards. The highly coveted awards bring together the greater motorsport community and most importantly to celebrate the achievements of the sector, recognising excellence at all levels within the motorsport and high performance engineering industries. We are looking forward to attend this prestigious event and would like to wish all those who have been shortlisted the best of luck!”

 

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Operations Manager

Operation Manager £Competitive plus Car Allowance, Bonus and Benefits Banbury Automotive, Leadership, Manufacturing, JIT, IOSH, Coaching, Delivery, IATF16949, CI, Production An Operations Manager is required with knowledge of high volume manufacturing and team leadership/development. Candidates with experience of the automotive industry would be well received. Due to a growth in orders and recent promotion this company, a world class automotive 1st Tier supplier based in Banbury requires a stronger leader who is forward thinking and strategically minded with knowledge of high volume production for a new permanent role. As an Operations Manager you will be required to: Manage and Lead a production team in the delivery of products within time, budgetary and quality constraints for some of the UK's leading OEM's. Increase efficiency's and productivity while reducing waste using continuous improvement methods and tools and by leadership, development and motivation of the production teams. Set clear direction, goals and targets through KPI's for the business unit to ensure strategic and operational requirements are achieved covering all HSE, Quality, Manufacturing, Engineering and Continuous Improvement. Motivate the business unit and support staff through effective training and development programs, driving forward a positive and proactive culture. The Operations manager should have the following skills or experience: Knowledge of team leadership within a high-volume manufacturing environment (preferably automotive) having managed all quality, HSE, production, manufacturing and continuous improvement activities. Managed a business unit of up to 80 - 100 cross functional teams covering all costings, resource, prioritisation of work, problem resolution (using 8D, 5Y), customer relationships, improvement initiatives and contingency planning to ensure products are delivered within a JIT environment. Be a visionary and who can set and deliver strategic goals and objections that will improve performance, moral and delivery across all facets of the business unit. This is an excellent opportunity for anyone with knowledge of Operations Management within a high volume manufacturing environment having proactively lead cross functional teams in the delivery of part within time, quality and budgetary related targets seeking to develop your career. In return for your experience, this Banbury-based Automotive company will offer you: £Competitive Salary Car allowance, 10% Bonus and Benefits Excellent career development and progression within a world class organisation. Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon. If you have knowledge of Operations or Business Unit Management within a high-volume manufacturing arena and you want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the Operations Managers role, please contact Mark Bignell at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384 446167 or email

Permanent / Banbury, Oxfordshire

Product Support, Quality & Reliability Project Leader

Product Support, Quality & Reliability Project Leader Manufacturing Stamford To £60,000 + generous benefits package Can you offer knowledge of engine electronic control systems and a proven background in monitoring Quality, Reliability and Product Support performance against targets and customer expectations - identifying improvement opportunities, instigating actions and reporting on outcomes? Leading a small team, you will be accountable for all aspects of Quality, Reliability and Product Support on the Engine Electrical & Electronic Control Systems. What is expected of the successful candidate; Proven Project and Team Leadership experience. Strong communication, problem solving and statistical analytical skills, with ability to provide concise insights, conclusions and recommendations drawn from complex technical data. Strong technical background - ideally a good technical degree in mechanical, electronic, electrical, control systems or automotive engineering. 6 Sigma Black Belt with experience gained in an Engineering discipline. Coaching and mentoring skills to support and develop team members. Other responsibilities in this Product Support, Quality & Reliability Project Leader role will include; Undertaking proactive reliability analysis and carry out activities to mitigate New Product Introduction (NPI) risk, including: New content analysis and reliability predictions. Failure Modes and Effects Analysis (FMEA) planning, prioritisation, facilitation and recording. Validation planning, tracking and reporting. The project co-ordination and accountability for APQP on all E&E Engine NPI programmes. Leading multiple complex Continuous Product Improvement projects to deliver solutions using 6 Sigma methodology Ensuring leadership of projects for the implementation and improvement of processes associated with Quality, Reliability and Product Support. To offer support, coaching, mentoring and development for team members to ensure customer expectations and requirements are met. If keen to learn more about this Product Support, Quality & Reliability Project Leader role please contact Grant Nisbet for more details.

Permanent / Stamford, Lincolnshire

Lead Engineer- Seating

Job title: Lead Engineer-Seating (Permanent or Contract) Our Client's Engineering Research and Development department is working on exciting projects for multiple Global Automotive customers. Due to continued growth they are now recruiting for a Lead Engineer - Seating to be based in Warwick. The Lead Engineer will be responsible for leadership of the sub system engineers and the timely delivery of all the aspects of defined seating component(s) / system(s). As a Lead Seating Engineer you will be required to: Establishing the team work plan Ensuring progress is made by following up actions with their owners. Publishing minutes from each meeting Ensuring that the engineering sub-system delivers its objectives and targets (technical and business) Ensuring that programme timing objectives are met Communicating team progress to management Ensuring the effective application of APQP to manage system/ component delivery Ensuring vehicle builds are supported with parts at the required level Ensuring that issues are addressed and closed off Ensuring that issues that cannot be resolved are escalated to Module Leader Identifying all risks to the programme. As a Lead Seating Engineer you will be/have: Proven project management capability demonstrated by recent delivery on time & budget. Engineering knowledge of defined component(s) / system(s) design, function, performance, production & manufacturing requirements Excellent communications skills, demonstrated ability to communicate at all levels, PC Literacy: Microsoft Project, Power Point, Excel, Word etc Significant experience in use of engineering tools FMEA, Six Sigma, problem resolution etc. Successful history of delivery within the automotive and military sector Degree in relevant Engineering discipline or equivalent experience Ideally CAD Literacy: ability to manipulate and interrogate CAD data and use associated visualisation tools. In return for bringing your expertise, this Client will offer a competitive salary or hourly rate along with excellent benefits including: Pension Scheme - We match employee contribution up to 5% of salary 25 Days Holiday If you have knowledge of delivering design programs (ideally within the seating and/or interior trim 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 / Warwickshire, England

Administrator

Administrator - 52230 £18.05 Ltd Co Stratford Automotive An Administrator is required with strong organisation and communication skills. Our client a leading Automotive OEM based in Stratford requires an Administrator with excellent computer and Microsoft skills for a new contract role. As an Administrator you will be required to: Assist with managing the facilities needed to run the Stratford office. Liaise daily with the Office Manager to ensure the smooth running of the office functions. Assist in overseeing all office provisions, including Stationary and Catering. Assist in the setting up of meeting rooms, including re-configuring spaces. Liaison with all support functions - Admin, Facilities, Capital Investment (all Finance), Accounting, Internal Audit, Human Resources, Purchasing and IT on all forms of FSM operational requirements and issues. Provide assistance to all FSM team members, as required, to facilitate the implementation of new processes, reduce unnecessary administrative burden and provide guidance on business practices. Handle important, sensitive and confidential documents concerning personnel and business decisions. Assist in developing relationships with other on-site Tenants. The Administrator should have the following skills or experience: Strong organisational skills Ability to multi-task Excellent computer and Microsoft skills Flexible approach to work and day to day tasks Ability to work effectively within a team Excellent communication skills This is an excellent opportunity for anyone with previous administration experience to develop your career. In return for your experience, this Stratford based automotive company will offer you: £18.05 Ltd Co If you have any questions about the Administrator role or would like to apply, please contact Shannon Wade at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01268 889262. Unfortunately candidates requiring visa sponsorship CANNOT be considered for this role. To apply you MUST have either an EU/UK passport or a Visa that does not require sponsorship

Contract / Stratford, London

Service Technician

Title: Service Technician (South East) Location: South East Region Salary: £25,700 p/a (Increasing after 12 weeks) Overview: We are currently recruiting for an experienced Service Technician to work for our client across the South East Region, the role will be providing service support (product installation, repair, maintenance) to an agreed customer base within a designated area. Key Responsibilities: To repair all company brand and competitor batteries and chargers. To fit and repair all company brand and competitor watering systems. To repair all company brand and competitor's ancillary equipment. Installation of all batteries to the customer requirements. The installation and connection of chargers to AC isolation point/plug. To fit and monitor battery and charger test equipment. Perform battery discharge and impedance testing as required. Carry out Surveys and complete detailed reports for battery & chargers as when required. Use an IPAD communication device to the agreed requirements and procedures. Provide data and report on application issues. Carry out and fulfil any requirements of battery, charger, watering and maintenance contracts. Ensure all works is completed within Health & Safety guidelines. Assist other Engineers as required, including training and liaise with other departments. Ensure all customers are advised on the safe and recommended use of products and offer detailed instructions/guidelines where necessary including product/part replacement. Support Customer training programs and inductions as required. To promote all company products and services in a positive and effective manner. To promote the Company image by ensuring all issued clothing is clean and respectable and the vehicle and equipment are maintained within Company guidelines. Ensure that the van is correctly stocked with all the necessary equipment to complete a job at the first visit. Knowledge, Training and Qualifications: Full and clean UK Driving Licence A recognised electrical qualification to NVQ3 or equivalent, fork lift truck licence Customer Focus, Commercial Awareness, Achievement Drive, Team Working, Flexible Approach, Detail Conscious, Able to work from initiative, Able to work under pressure and to tight deadlines, Good Communication Experience in the electrical industry, Experience in the repair and installation of industrial batteries, Experience in the repair and installation of chargers If you are interested in applying for this role or would like more information please contact Lee Elwell on 01384 446 154 (Direct Line) or your CV will be forwarded to Jonathan Lee Recruitment, a leading engineering and manufacturing recruitment consultancy established in 1978. The services advertised by Jonathan Lee Contracts are those of an Employment Business.

Permanent / Reigate, Surrey

Field Service Technician - North West London

The company With over 200 years of rich heritage, this specialist company has always been associated with trust and honesty. They have worked hard to understand the changing nature of markets and customer needs in line with the ever-changing world around us. They have a reputation for constantly evolving to deliver exactly what the customer wants with visionary performance been one of industry firsts, technical advances and design triumphs. Today, they are an international business with a great world-wide reputation and a brand name known and trusted throughout the globe. No-one else has a history of making such a wide range of quality, innovative products with a continually changing focus to match requirements. "Think of any food or ingredients that need to be weighed, and we weigh them!" The opportunity A fantastic opportunity has arisen for an aspiring Field Service Technician based in North West London to join one of the UK's leading field service operations specialising in IT systems and scale service solutions as a Field Service Engineer. The successful candidate will be trained as a Field Service Engineer to provide service to a prestigious retail customer base throughout North West London. You will be trained to diagnose, maintain, fix, swap or install IT hardware and similar equipment with full product training, documentation and support been provided to the successful candidate. Previous experience of working in a fast paced, field based position and a technical qualification are preferred, but not essential. Person specification and responsibilities: Enthusiastic with good interpersonal skills Ability to work autonomously to targets Customer focused To attend customer sites in order to repair or install IT, technical and mechanical equipment Have some prior experience of servicing engineering in some form of hardware or electro mechanical field Have demonstrable experience of maintaining and/or installing IT systems attached to mechanical equipment Completing detailed and accurate reports where required Local to North West London Full UK Driving Licence Employee package £21,381.88/year starting salary rising per quarter to £27,960.72/year after 9-month training plan completed Regular pay progression available Company car (available for personal use) Company pension scheme Commission based bonus scheme 26 days annual holiday allowance (plus bank holidays) 37.5 hours per week, with a 1 week in 3 on-call rota Employer enhanced, contributed company pension scheme up to 11% Permanent position in a large group of companies offering long term career development opportunities This Field Service Technician position presents as an excellent opportunity for an entry-level or experienced professional based in North West London who is looking for an opportunity to develop a stimulating and dynamic engineering career within a highly reputable service and manufacturing brand. If you have some previous electro mechanical service experience as well as been demonstrably IT literate and feel ready for a challenge within the automated engineering sector then we would like to hear from you. Please 'apply' now or for more information contact Colin Reeves on 01384 446121.

Permanent / Wembley, Middlesex

Warehouse Operator

Warehouse Operative Automotive £9.85 Contract Nuneaton, Warwickshire The Role We are looking for a Warehouse Operative to support the day to day operation of the stores and logistics operations. Are you a highly organised individual, who has experience of working in a warehouse or production environment? Do you have the ability to multi-task, manage day to day tasks in demanding environment? The Role: Delivery driving internally around site FLT driving within the stores area Offloading of vehicles, Goods Receipt, Put-Away, Picking and Packing Providing material management support Working inline with company KPIs This Warehouse Operator role would suit someone with a background within an automotive warehouse or production environment The Person: Must have a Driving Licence Current FLT is essential Strong communication skills, with the ability to communicate at all levels. Proven track record of working in stores or supply chain function within the automotive sector. Computer literate, fully proficient with Microsoft Office Experience of working in a technical or engineering/manufacturing environment preferred Experience of working in a lean manufacturing environment preferred Interested? If you are available immediately, then apply directly or contact Emma directly on 01384 446187.

Contract / Nuneaton, Warwickshire

Mechanical Fitters

Summary Panel: Job title: Mechanical Fitters Salary Range; Up to £30,000 DOE Location: Aylesbury This expanding bespoke machine manufacturer are seeking Mechanical Fitters for their Bedfordshire based factory. Mechanical Fitters are required with knowledge of machine welding and assembly. Candidates with experience of high speed machinery and production lines would be well received. Due to growth this company, in the Aylesbury area requires adaptable Mechanical Fitters with manual machining experience for a new permanent role. As a Mechanical Fitter you will be required to: - Work effectively and efficiently as part of various teams including Machining Precision Components and Build. - Communicate to line management when necessary regarding changes that require action to complete projects. - Fitting and Assembling Special Purpose Industrial Automation Systems with mechanical duties. The Mechanical Fitter should have the following skills or experience: - Experience in building, assembling and fitting special purpose machinery ideally within automation. - A Mechanical skill set, with knowledge of welding and fabricating small stainless-steel parts. - Ideally from a bowl tooling fabrication background, with the expertise of milling, turning and grinding. This is an excellent opportunity for anyone with knowledge of machinery assembly to develop your career. In return for your experience, this Aylesbury-based manufacturing company will offer you: - Up to £30,000 basic salary and overtime - 33 days holiday, pension, overtime and early finish on Fridays - This is a growing and developing organisation, and you will have the opportunity to grow and develop with them. Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon. If you have knowledge of Bowl Tool Fabrication and High-Speed Automation Machinery and you want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the Mechanical Fitter role, please contact Mary O'Brien at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384 446 168.

Permanent / Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire

Technical Sales Engineer

Technical Sales Engineer Vehicle Testing Solutions Coventry £Negotiable The purpose of the role is to understand in detail the technical aspects of the company portfolio, supporting and presenting this to clients and preparing the most appropriate costed technical quotations to meet the customer's requirements. The duties of the Technical Sales Engineer: - To produce technical solutions and priced quotations in response to customer requirements. This includes providing table top drawings, sales literature and make presentations which are required to support the bidding process. - To develop and maintain a level of technical expertise in the company test systems and products. - To create quotations and to make presentations to support the sales process, using internal systems and Salesforce. - To comply with all Quality Assurance and Environmental Protection procedures pertinent to the proposed solution. - To develop and maintain harmonious relations with colleagues in the business along with potential, past and present customers. - To travel from time to time to customer sites as is reasonably required to achieve targets. Experience required for the Technical Sales Engineer: - Demonstrated experience working in a Technical Sales role in the automotive or allied industries. - Technical experience and knowledge of rotating machinery or vehicle powertrain field. - Automotive, Electrical or Mechanical background is essential - A high-level of negotiation and presentation abilities along with good I.T skills. - Qualified to a minimum of HNC/HND. - A team player with commitment, flexibility and self-motivation. - Proficient in the use of MS Office and generally IT literate. 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 / Coventry, West Midlands

Internal Sales

Internal Sales - Wolverhampton - Forgings/Metals - £20,000 to £30,000 per annum This is an exciting Internal Sales opportunity to join a well established metals forging and manufacturing business near Wolverhampton. We are looking for somebody with the potential to progress into a Sales Manager position. As part of the Internal Sales team your responsibilities will include; Manage a portfolio of key accounts. Proactively establish new business leads. Process enquiries and orders quickly and diligently. Develop lasting relationships with existing customers. Work commercially and effectively on the CRM system. Excellent understanding of the full product range. If you are interested in this exciting Internal Sales opportunity please click on the link to apply.

Permanent / Wolverhampton, West Midlands

Exterior Trim Design Engineer

Exterior Trim Design Engineer - R00010494 Cranfield, Bedford Automotive An Exterior Trim Design Engineer with experience in exterior trim components is required to join our client's dedicated cost team within body engineering This company based in Cranfield requires an Exterior Trim Design Engineer with experience of preparing cost comparison analysis/reporting for a new contract/ permanent role. As an Exterior Trim Design Engineer, you will be required to: Managing multiple suppliers to develop short and long term cost reduction roadmaps Prioritisation of design change proposals based on feasibility, timing and impact Generating opportunities at both component and system level for reducing the cost of exterior trim through dedicated activities and event organisation Managing design changes through to volume production by liaison with purchase/plant and other engineering functions including test departments to ensure vehicle performance and quality is maintained. Reporting progress of ideas generation and progression to management. Best practice sharing with Alliance partners such as Renault The Exterior Trim Design Engineer should have the following skills or experience: Background in a design and/or engineering department preferably within a manufacturing company (OEM or supplier), with experience in exterior trim components You will have experience of preparing cost comparison analysis/reporting Demonstrable in managing multiple projects simultaneously, with a good sense of prioritisation Strong team skills You will be able to work to tight deadlines You will have strong communication and relationship building skills and all levels You must have a Bachelor's degree (or equivalent) in an engineering type background. A driving licence is mandatory. Both local and international travel is guaranteed. Ability to work under own initiative Ability to use NX CAD advantageous. If you have any questions about the Exterior Trim Design Engineer role or would like to apply, please contact Tina Field at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01268 889259 Unfortunately candidates requiring visa sponsorship CANNOT be considered for this role. To apply you MUST have either an EU/UK passport or a Visa that does not require sponsorship

Contract / Bedford, Bedfordshire

WERS Release Engineer - 35852

Project engineer to join the special vehicle engineer team for a leading Automotive Company. As a Project Engineer you will be familiar with releasing and WERS processes to support engineering activities, process documentation and roll out to live projects Experience Knowledge of PCDS Knowledge of WERS Releasing process Formal process documentation and release Skills Required: Knowledge of releasing and WERS Process documentation Good written communication skills Education Required: It is anticipated candidates with be educated to Degree Level, or HNC/ HND with significant experience.

Contract / Coventry, West Midlands

Toolmaker/Manual Machinist

Toolmaker/Manual Machinist (days) Good basic salary Aerospace Cheltenham This is an immediate start opportunity for an experienced bench Toolmaker who enjoys conventional machining (mills, lathes, drilling, tapping etc) working for a large aerospace organisation based near Cheltenham. You'll be performing some new build bench toolmaking and repatriation of dies with the conventional machines; the company do have CNC also so if you've experience of this, that would be advantageous. We are looking for the following for the Toolmaker position: Experienced bench hand Experience with conventional machines to including drilling, tapping etc Used to working from drawings Appropriate education (apprenticeship or equivalent) CNC capability would be advantageous but not mandatory This Toolmaker role will be working on a day shift pattern and will offer permanent employment; the company are offering the following for the Toolmaker position: Good permanent salary Good benefits package Ongoing training They offer a 2 stage interview process and have slots available next week for candidates; if you are interested, please get in touch using 01384 446125 or send the CV directly

Permanent / Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire

Electrical Graduate Engineer - 35858

Opportunity for a high calibre post graduate with little or no experience to work as part of a dynamic team in a supporting technical role. Opportunity to develop and progress if behaviours and technical ability meet business requirements. Job is electrically biased and a qualification in an electrical subject would be beneficial for future progression opportunities. Experience: Electrical or electronic qualification preferable No previous experience required but must be degree qualified and of potential to develop Skills Required: Hard working and diligent Self-management skills Ability to work alone or as part of a team

Contract / Coventry, West Midlands

Project Engineer (DRACAS)

Job title: Project Engineer - DRACAS Salary Range: £27.00 to £35.00 per hour Location: Leamington Spa A Project Engineer is required with experience of DRACAS. Candidates with experience of the Defence industry would be well received. This Leading Global Land Systems/Defence company based in Leamington Spa requires a proactive Project Engineer with experience of engineering vehicle system designs for an initial 12-month contract. The Engineer will be responsible for supporting DRACAS (Data Reporting Analysis & Corrective Action System) Root Cause Analysis of incident reports, providing root cause summary, sentencing in accordance with DefStan 00-44 and suggesting immediate and permanent corrective actions. As a Project Engineer you will be responsible for: Root Cause Analysis from an Engineering viewpoint Proven knowledge and understanding enabling support to the design Problem solving techniques Heavy Automotive or tracked vehicle systems. Familiarity with related Legislative and Certification requirements for Road Vehicles Familiarity with DFMEA and Safety case preparation Working with suppliers to design and specify vehicle systems and related issue resolution Working with CAD team to define installation requirements and support internal and external design reviews. Working with Lead Engineers to define test and validation requirements Prepare documentation material for reporting technical issue resolution The Project Engineer should have the following skills or experience: Degree qualified in relevant engineering discipline or equivalent experience A proven track record in the design and development of chassis engineering ideally of small-scale production, a breadth and depth of knowledge. Ability to liaise with and present information to multi-disciplined team members. Ability to interpret mechanical design requirements and propose appropriate design solutions. Hold or be capable of holding security clearance up to the level of SC Must hold a full driving licence and be insured for Business Travel Experience within the defence industry. Experience of working within a DRACAS system and with MoD Reliability and Maintainability standards Experience with CANBUS, electronic diagnostic tools and interfaces Experience in on/off highway or low volume/special purpose vehicles Broad knowledge of standards and legislation applicable to military platform This is an excellent opportunity for anyone with experience of drawing release through CAD, review and approval of supplier drawings and specifications to develop your career. In return for your experience, this Leamington Spa-based company will offer you £27.00 to £35.00 per hour. Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon so if you want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the Project Engineer role, please contact Georgia Silk at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384 446 147

Contract / Leamington Spa, Warwickshire

Technical Author

Technical Author Good salary on days Warwick Off Highway/Manufacturing We have several permanent immediate start roles for experienced Technical Authors to work in an established Warwick based company; this company provide specific manuals into many sectors including Off Highway and Manufacturing. The role will principally entail the creation and amendment of technical information both in print and digitally; the Technical Author position will be working as part of an existing team. We are hoping to hear from candidates with the following: High level of written English ability Technical aptitude in a hands on type role with special purpose or plant machinery (either a workshop/maintenance/servicing background or an experience Technical Author) PC literate Able to converse with engineers and stakeholders alike which could include customer visits and hands on work There are several Technical Author roles that were are looking to recruit for and the company is offering the following: Good basic salary (call for more information) Very good benefits package Varied and diverse work Ongoing training and development If the Technical Author positions roles are of interest, then apply now by calling me on 01384 446125 or send the CV directly using

Permanent / Warwick, Warwickshire

Process Engineer (reliability)

Process Engineer (Reliability) - Warrington - £38,000 + bonus - Heavy Engineering A Commissioning Engineer is required to join a globally recognised engineering organisation based in Warrington. Hours: Monday to Friday - 8am to 4pm. As the Process Engineer your responsibilities will include; Ensure reliability of our manufacturing processes by stabilising the performance of physical assets. Support the Site Engineers to deliver the maintenance plan. Monitoring the performance of the assets through key KPI's; OEE, MTTR, MTBF Upgrade and obsolescence planning for critical machines; PLCs, Instrumentation, Automation & Controls As the Process Engineer you will require the following skills & experiences; Strong Electrical, Control, Automation and Instrumentation skills. Minimum 5 years experience in a similar position. Experience within a heavy engineering environment is essential. HNC qualification (depending upon experience) to BEng in Electrical/Instrumentation (desirable) If you are interested in this exciting new position please click on the link to apply.

Permanent / Warrington, Cheshire

Armour Chassis Lead Engineer - 35415

Ref: 35415 Title: Armour Chassis Lead Engineer Division: Special Vehicle Operations Contract Position based at: SVO Fen End and SVO Oxford Road (Ryton) Rate: Up to £32.45 per hour Position Description: Special Vehicle Operations is responsible for designing and creating a portfolio of brand extending products inspired by our two brands - Jaguar & Land Rover. We produce vehicles for our most discerning, demanding and enthusiastic customers. The Armour Engineering team is responsible for producing products with class leading levels of protection to occupants against extreme attack, whilst retaining the luxury, refinement and off-road capability of the core product. The team is responsible for specification, testing and sign off, chassis updates, armour cell development, trim development and option development. The key role of the Armour Chassis Lead Engineer is to support the Armour Engineering Manager in ensuring that SVO Armouring Chassis content is delivered in line with program timing, cost, and quality and to manage engineering issues and to achieve a robust engineering sign off. Key Accountabilities and Responsibilities: Deliver robust Armour Chassis Systems - on time, cost & quality Develop Chassis system DVPs to ensure robust system development Drive Product Quality (Current & Future) Responsibility for delivering the chassis system and commodity plan on Armoured products, on time with appropriate quality and at the right cost. Liaising with the SVO and core Chassis teams to lead the Armour specific chassis program content. Support the planning, co-ordination, delivery and reporting of requirements to support the Cycle Plan programmes and Cycle Plan studies, using Product Creation Delivery System (PCDS) principles in conjunction with other company processes as required. Contribute to the negotiation and agreement of targets for the Chassis System and ensure all programme deliverables are tracked, monitored, delivered and reported accurately and on time at each gateway and organise and lead appropriate interim review events. Manage vehicle test plans, including detailed planning of test and development stages through to sign off and support Engineering test teams with rectification of issues Resolve issues with component engineering and vehicle attribute teams to develop designs that meet targets Ensure all appropriate JLR standards are met through-out design maturation Skills Required: Proven Chassis technical knowledge, to include whole vehicle chassis systems (brakes, wheels, tyres, subframes, exhaust etc) and ability to deliver from concept to production. Ability to work autonomously and deliver a robust whole vehicle chassis system Experience of the automotive industry Experience Required: Proven Chassis technical knowledge, to include whole vehicle chassis systems (brakes, wheels, tyres, subframes, exhaust etc) Experience of Engineering delivery from concept to production. Ability to work autonomously and deliver a robust whole vehicle chassis system. Experience of the automotive or manufacturing industry Experience of developing technical requirements specifications and associated test plans Experience of CATIA, Digibuck, Team Centre A good working knowledge of product creation & delivery, change control, product definition and change management processes Experience of delivering technical products through a team, utilising strong people management skills Experience of delivering projects in an automotive or manufacturing environment Proven ability to manage senior stakeholders and communicate at all levels Experience within the Armour/Heavy automotive industry. Experience Preferred: Experience of runflat systems Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with strong influencing and engagement skills Automotive Engineering experience with an understanding of automotive product creation and delivery tools like Enovia PLM An individual with the ability to challenge existing thinking in a positive way whilst building credibility and trust through experience and personal style An individual with a customer first mindset who is easy to do business with and makes people feel special, driven to deliver experiences that are personalised, transparent and dependable An individual, who works independently, is results driven, demonstrating tenacity, drive and perseverance with the ability to deliver operational plans in a complex, highly demanding environment An individual with the capability to combine a short term, pragmatic focus with medium term planning The candidate must have a record of proactive delivery and commitment to meeting deadlines The candidate must be flexible with regard to multiple site working during launch Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged soon. If you have knowledge of this area and you want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the Armour Chassis Lead Engineer, please contact Lois Weston at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384446119.

Contract / Gaydon, Warwickshire

Design Engineer - Glazing/Wipers

Our client a global engineering company are looking for a Principle Engineer to join the part of their company that are responsible for the integration, design and development of the Exterior Trim, Interior Trim, Closures & Mechanisms and Upper body. The Principle Engineer role will specifically be involved in Closure & Mechanisms and work across the following: Bonnet, doors & tailgate BIW structures Release Mechanisms - Locks, latches, door release handles and check straps Side glass and window regulators Window wipers Door, Bonnet & Tailgate Sealing including GRMs Fuel filler modules and release mechanism The Principle Engineer will need engineering skills together with experience of working on Glazing and Wiper systems design and development from concept to production is essential. Other candidate requirements: Degree qualified or similar qualification as a minimum. CAD operation skills required - The successful candidate will be able to create and manipulate geometry for primary communication of concepts / schemes. (Expectation at least 50% time utilisation for geometry generation) Catia v5 operative skills - Generation of 3D geometry, 2D data & sectional data. (Key module utilisation: Part design & Geometric Surface design) TCUA (Team Centre) PLM utilisation. Experience of contributing to the delivery of closure & mechanisms engineering in the automotive sector or similar industries. Demonstrates appropriate depth of knowledge in relevant technical specialities. Evidence of engineering skills, including ability to manage and resolve engineering issues. Understands roles and needs of different client groups; evidence of working effectively with cross-functional teams to achieve results. Comply with company procedures and quality standards. Involved in process improvement. Strong numeracy and literacy. Highly motivated. Good logical reasoning. Working towards being Chartered Engineer is desirable. English language is essential, ideally offering a second language. Capable of overcoming cultural and Inter-functional barriers. Good organisational and communication skills. Ability to strive for improvements and achieving high customer satisfaction. Main Activities & Tasks Lead the generation and development of the Glazing and Wipers activities in the prescribed format. Lead complete vehicle Glazing & Wipers activities. Leading the development of the 3D and 2D models for glazing and wipers engineering Lead digital reviews and sign-off events for Glazing & Wipers related activities. Represent Glazing & Wipers team at meetings. Develop timing plans. Develop scope of work with key deliverables identified. Identify resource profile required to deliver projects to time & budget constraints. Drive closure of issues and establish cost/timing impact. Lead the Glazing & Wipers deliverables through to development / engineering signoff of the vehicle. Work with & support development engineering systems / quality systems. Benchmarking of competitor vehicles & reporting findings. To lead generation/development of design rules / best practices to secure delivery of targets. To contribute to delivery of UP2 (Glazing & Wipers) engineering project work for both parent company & 3rd party customers To provide technical support to TML in UP2 (Glazing & Wipers) engineering to ensure all engineering, legislative, craftsmanship, cost & quality targets are met. Report and utilise information to address UP2 (Glazing & Wipers) engineering issues from reviews Address UP2 (Glazing & Wipers) issues to ensure team objectives are controlled and met Support the development of the surfaces and design for closures Arranging and supporting design reviews for UP2 (Glazing & Wipers) Interface with Package, Analysis, Manufacturing, DVA etc and implement recommendations where appropriate to create a right first time release Support the development of DFMEA's

Contract / Kenilworth, Warwickshire

Senior Project Manager - Warehouse Automation

Senior Project Manager - Warehouse Automation UK wide (some European travel required) Permanent £60,000/year salary plus excellent employee benefit package Domestic and international travel & career development opportunities both at home and abroad Organisation A creative and innovative market leader in bringing new technology to warehouse logistics the world over. Working with our customers all over the world, our client develops customised solutions and are truly at the forefront of industry 4iR. Employing over 3,000 people across the planet and turning over more than 500 euros year on year. They believe strongly in uniting technological know-how with a long-established experience in diverse industries to be the key to delivering successful solutions for their prestigious client base. Opportunity An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced and mobile Senior Project Manager to join a market leading, global organisation who specialise within the Warehouse Automation industry serving household brand names the world over. Due to sustained growth, we are looking to speak with Project Management professionals with relevant automation solutions to join a growing Projects team where you will responsible for delivery on automated solutions projects valued in the region of £20m for their prestigious customer base. Key Responsibilities Issue progress reports Manage both contractual and cost elements of projects Maintain and manage the project time schedule Ensure with assistance from the design teams that all design requirements are met in line with the customers specifications. Ensure that the customer is fully aware of the specifications of the system and is aware of the expected sequence of installation including key dates for customer supply elements such as, power supplies for panels, new totes on site, free issue equipment etc. Manage procurement to ensure that lead times are in line with the issued project programme and contract. Issue project documentation to the customer for review and approval. Ensure customer is correctly invoiced throughout the project. Coordinate deliveries of materials to site. Develop and ensure detailed test and commissioning plans are created and distributed as appropriate. Create and manage the defects log with customer to ensure any defects that are present during the installation and commissioning are captured and that a clear and agreed resolution date. Ensure any project milestones are signed off by the customer as required, for example static acceptance, handover, takeover etc. Ensure that Site Managers have support to fulfil their role in line with CDM regulation Produce Risk Assessments & Method Statements installation works. Ensure that full training is given and documented to the customers specification. Qualifications/Experience Proven track record in delivering projects across a broad spectrum within an associated industry. Minimum HNC in mechanical or electrical engineering or similar discipline Prince 2 Practitioner Good working knowledge of MS Project, Excel and Word Knowledge of logistical processes and solutions Excellent manner with business partners and in-house interfaces Knowledge of IT tools used in the own professional field Person Specification Self-motivated Flexible and able to work away from home or attend extended business trips Commercial acumen Reliability Skills in conflict Commitment to continuous development Package £60,000/year starting salary Car allowance Bonus opportunity Excellent pension contribution Life assurance Health insurance Company bonus Industry leading training and development Career development opportunities both domestically and internationally This is an excellent company to work for, full of enthusiastic and personable, passionate and caring staff and management - operating in one of the most profitable and fast-growing sectors in the world today. If you feel that the above applies to and is of interest to then we would like to hear from you. Please 'apply' now with your up to date CV or for more information contact Colin Reeves on 01384 446121.

Permanent / England, England

Project Manager

Project Manager - Warehouse Automation UK wide (some European travel required) Permanent £50,000 - £60,000/year salary plus excellent employee benefit package Domestic and international travel & career development opportunities both at home and abroad Organisation A creative and innovative market leader in bringing new technology to warehouse logistics the world over. Working with our customers all over the world, our client develops customised solutions and are truly at the forefront of industry 4iR. Employing over 3,000 people across the planet and turning over more than 500 euros year on year. They believe strongly in uniting technological know-how with a long-established experience in diverse industries to be the key to delivering successful solutions for their prestigious client base. Opportunity An exciting opportunity has arisen for experienced and mobile Project Managers to join a market leading, global organisation who specialise within the Warehouse Automation industry serving household brand names the world over. Due to sustained growth, we are looking to speak with Project Management professionals with relevant automation solutions to join a growing Projects team where you will responsible for delivery on automated solutions for their prestigious customer base. Key Responsibilities Issue progress reports Manage both contractual and cost elements of projects Maintain and manage the project time schedule Ensure with assistance from the design teams that all design requirements are met in line with the customers specifications. Ensure that the customer is fully aware of the specifications of the system and is aware of the expected sequence of installation including key dates for customer supply elements such as, power supplies for panels, new totes on site, free issue equipment etc. Manage procurement to ensure that lead times are in line with the issued project programme and contract. Issue project documentation to the customer for review and approval. Ensure customer is correctly invoiced throughout the project. Coordinate deliveries of materials to site. Develop and ensure detailed test and commissioning plans are created and distributed as appropriate. Create and manage the defects log with customer to ensure any defects that are present during the installation and commissioning are captured and that a clear and agreed resolution date. Ensure any project milestones are signed off by the customer as required, for example static acceptance, handover, takeover etc. Ensure that Site Managers have support to fulfil their role in line with CDM regulation Produce Risk Assessments & Method Statements installation works. Ensure that full training is given and documented to the customers specification. Qualifications/Experience Proven track record in delivering projects across a broad spectrum within an associated industry. Minimum HNC in mechanical or electrical engineering or similar discipline Prince 2 Practitioner Good working knowledge of MS Project, Excel and Word Knowledge of logistical processes and solutions Excellent manner with business partners and in-house interfaces Knowledge of IT tools used in the own professional field Person Specification Self-motivated Flexible and able to work away from home or attend extended business trips Commercial acumen Reliability Skills in conflict Commitment to continuous development Package £50,000 - £60,000/year starting salary Car allowance Bonus opportunity Excellent pension contribution Life assurance Health insurance Company bonus Industry leading training and development Career development opportunities both domestically and internationally This is an excellent company to work for, full of enthusiastic and personable, passionate and caring staff and management - operating in one of the most profitable and fast-growing sectors in the world today. If you feel that the above applies to and is of interest to then we would like to hear from you. Please 'apply' now with your up to date CV or for more information contact Colin Reeves on 01384 446121.

Permanent / England, England

Project Management Engineer

Project Management Engineer - R00011828 Cranfield, Bedford Automotive A Project Management Engineer is required with strong coordination skills. This company based in Cranfield requires a Project Management Engineer with experience working within an automotive environment for a new contract role. As a Project Management Engineer you will be required to: Manage delivery of the development program against the master schedule Maintain understanding and visibility of the Vehicle development status against its performance metrics (quality cost delivery KPI's), and communicate to line management and Assistant Chief Vehicle Engineer accordingly taking recovery actions where necessary Lead the preparation for Milestone Meetings, working proactively and cross functionally with all stakeholders to ensure a good understanding of the development status and prepare recovery plans where necessary To coordinate global activities between Japan and UK Promote and support all necessary cross functional activities to ensure closure of key concerns raised through production trials, safe launch, test and evaluation Promote and Co-ordinate quality and customer satisfaction improvement activities. Promote and co-ordinate cost reduction activities to deliver vehicle TdC targets. If you have any questions about the Project Management Engineer role or would like to apply, please contact Shannon Wade at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01268 889262. Unfortunately candidates requiring visa sponsorship CANNOT be considered for this role. To apply you MUST have either an EU/UK passport or a Visa that does not require sponsorship

Contract / Bedford, Bedfordshire

Material Planner

Outbound Material Planner Off-highway/Logistics £Negotiable Ltd rates Leicester A world-class supply chain solutions provider is seeking an Outbound Material Planner to join their Logistics centre based in Leicester. Key Responsibilities Receive and analyse customer demand forecast on a weekly basis Collaborate with customers to support their schedule change requests via phone, email and using our on-line web-based tool Create & progress shipment files ensuring they meet our customer requirements. Collaborate any shortages or changes with the customer prior to shipping. Create shipment packing lists & liaise with accounts for invoicing. Liaise with our transport providers to schedule collections - shipments and AIR freight. Ensure that shipments take place on the correct date, in the correct containers, in the quantity specified with accurate supporting documentation (packing lists & invoices). Liaise with the Inventory team and support activities to ensure optimum inventory levels. Perform all tasks to CPS levels of performance. Skills and Experience Required Essential: Previous experience of working with a Customer Services or Material Planning role. Excellent Interpersonal skills. Excellent Microsoft Excel skills. Self Motivated with Excellent Attention to detail. Desirable: Experience within a Manufacturing environment Knowledge on Glovia Language Skills Experience in Microsoft Access Interested in the above role? Please contact Kate Stevens or Sarah Gilbert of Jonathan Lee Recruitment

Contract / Desford, Leicestershire

Project Engineer

Our client is looking fot an experienced Project Engineer to report into the Engineering Manager and be responsible for assisting with the development and delivery of Platform Systems Engineering Projects (Body systems and Military equipment integration). The role involves working closely with an adaptable team of multi-disciplined engineers across a variety of Military platforms. The individual should have a proven history in the design and development of vehicle systems, preferably in a Defence, Automotive or Special Vehicles environment. The individual will be able to support the multi-disciplinary Vehicle Systems Team and act as a key point of contact for customers and suppliers. Assisting with project definition and developing costed proposals Producing project timing plans Supporting critical design appraisals throughout the design and development life-cycle. Preparing material for internal and external design reviews. Performing root cause analysis and issue resolution Reporting project status to management Essential skills: Degree qualified in relevant engineering discipline or equivalent experience A proven track record in the design, development and validation of vehicle systems from concept through to series production Experience of engineering vehicle systems designs against requirements and targets including performance and reliability Ability to liaise with and present information to multi-disciplined team members. Ability to interpret mechanical design requirements and propose appropriate design solutions. Excellent presentation, verbal and written skills. Experience of drawing release through CAD, review and approval of supplier drawings and specifications Hold or be capable of holding security clearance up to the level of SC, willing to travel within the UK and overseas. Highly desirable skills: Experience in Root cause analysis, 8D methodology, Fishbone, ISHIKAWA etc Preparation and documentation of FMEA's/FMA etc Definition of Design Validation plans and implementation of test plans Ability to understand analytical tools and interpret into design requirements. Experience in on/off highway or low volume/special purpose vehicles Broad knowledge of standards and legislation applicable to military platforms Knowledge of quality control/assurance procedures and best practice.

Contract / Leamington Spa, Warwickshire

Development Test Technician - Powertrain

Job title: Development Test Technician Salary Range: Up to £17.50 per hour LTD or Umbrella Location: Peterborough Industry: Powertrain - Diesel Engines A Development Test Technician opportunity has become available for one of the world's leading manufacturers of off-highway machinery and diesel and natural gas engines. You will assist engineers in conducting technical investigations of current and future products, working predominantly with engine components or systems to validate for performance and durability. Investigations and tests will be both in a laboratory and field environment. Duties will include: Operate test equipment and conduct investigations to obtain, analyse and summarise data. Record evaluation results in appropriate form (curves, charts, tables, sketches, photographs) with the appropriate tools (hardcopy, software, etc.) to engineer for inclusion in technical reports. Technicians will be expected to have direct contact with components working in the lab and with test rigs; observing, operating and testing the product or component, together with recording of various test data measurement points. A practical mechanical engineering background, ideally apprentice trained, is preferred. Preferred but not essential attribute would be to have experience of laying strain gauges, soldering of electronic components, instrumentation set up of hardware, software and basic data capture. Please contact James Tilley for more details.

Contract / Peterborough, Cambridgeshire

Electrical Systems Engineer - 34553

Ref: 34553 Title: Electrical Systems Engineer Salary Range: £26.63/hr Division: Electrical Engineering Contract Position based at: Gaydon Position Description: This role is for a Systems Engineer to work with the software supplier for the Gateway Module (GWM). Typical activities include: Manage software requirements, issues, change requests and oversee associated validation. Liaise with controls and software engineers, subsystem owners, and validation teams to ensure robust delivery of the software and system. Work with software module leader / project planner to track and report project status. Develop and maintain software documentation including specifications, signoff reports, manufacturing and service documentation. Manage calibration data and concur calibration changes. Support software quality deliverables and reviews, and lead software issue investigations including manufacturing and warranty support where required. Skills Required: 3 KEY SKILLS REQUIRED Understanding of software requirements, V-development cycle Automotive or technical. Engineering background in related industry. Excellent communication skills, dealing or leading suppliers or outsourced projects. Experience Required: Understanding of system engineering principles and the software development lifecycle. Software requirements authoring and decomposition to software units, and requirements and change management tools (e.g. IBM Rational DOORS, RTC or similar). Knowledge of electrical architectures and protocols including CAN bus, Flexray, automotive diagnostics and related system development tools (CANalyzer, CANape, diagnostics tools etc.). Automotive specific experience preferred but could also be from other relevant backgrounds. Previous experience of software delivery. Knowledge of MS Office Applications (Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Project). Full UK driving license. Experience Preferred: Knowledge of Ethernet, including DOIP and / or BroadR-Reach. Knowledge of fault detection and fault handling techniques. Experience of issue investigations including appropriate problem solving and reporting tools (5D, Is / Is Not, Fishbone etc), as well as quality and robustness tools (FMEA, FTA, P-Diagrams, Noise Factor Analysis etc). Experience working with offshore software development teams and / or 3rd party ECU suppliers. Understanding of safety critical systems including related standards such as ISO26262 / IEC61508 or similar. Software documentation and associated quality processes e.g. ASPICE. Previous experience of working within a cross functional team, including supporting a manufacturing environment. Additional Information: Primarily located at Gaydon. Occasional travel to other sites may be required including overseas. Safety footwear will be required in workshop / manufacturing areas.

Contract / Gaydon, Warwickshire

Software Controls Engineer - EV and Hybrid

CONTRACTRECRUITMENT Ref: 21780 Title: Software Controls Engineer - EV and Hybrid Salary Range: £38 - £41/hr Division: Software Function Contract Position based at: Nuneaton Position Description: This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced software controls engineer to join a highly dynamic team and have exposure to all aspects of the software V-Cycle, from requirements generation through to vehicle validation on one of the most comprehensive proving grounds in the world. Software simulation and control of electric vehicle propulsion systems, including hybrid control and battery management (BMS) strategies, Supporting the generation of system and software requirements. Automotive strategy development through prototype modelling, utilising Matlab / Simulink / Stateflow. Developing safety related control systems utilising ISO26262 methodologies Supporting the generation of system and software level requirements, Verification and Validation of controls software. Conducting prototype integration and testing on full scale prototype vehicles Essential Qualities: Have excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, able to convey technical content to team members with differing technical ability Be a self-starter and able to execute designated tasks accurately and within timing and budget constraints Have well-developed analytical skills - rigorous but pragmatic Used to working in a team - adopts a collaborative and open working ethos and also demonstrates the ability to perform critical reviews Be willing to travel and work flexibly: The job is likely to involve periods of 1 week at a time spent overseas approximately 2 or 3 times per year. The job may also involve extended placements at customer facilities within the UK Have a full UK driving license Experience Required: Matlab/Simulink/Stateflow skills for development of software control strategies and plant models Demonstrable experience in working to software V-Cycle Working with requirements and contributing to requirements capture. Appreciation of Functional Safety Technical knowledge of electric/ hybrid vehicle powertrains Experience Preferred: Domain knowledge of vehicle propulsion batteries (including modelling of cells and battery management strategies) MIL, SIL and HIL validation methods Broad understanding of Electrical and Electronic systems Specific exposure to automotive functional safety (ISO26262) Working with configuration management systems Proficiency in C or C++ programming Education Required: Higher Degree (Relevant MSc End. D or Ph.D)

Contract / Nuneaton, Warwickshire

Lead Engineer (Closures and Cladding Strategy) - 35833

Lead Engineer for Closures & Cladding Strategy for Body in White assembly. Develop the mid to long term strategy for AME, with the scoping and project management of technology proving projects that underpin the strategy Lower HPC & Investment targets. Validate new technology process metrics, such as process time & TA and update the synthetics & DES parameters accordingly. Skills Required: Closure / cladding experience BIW Process Project coordination Education Required: Engineering Degree or other related experience

Contract / Gaydon, Warwickshire

Digital Supply Chain Analyst

Digital Supply Chain Analyst Coventry Paying up to £45,000 per annum Permanent A Digital Supply Chain Analyst is required to provide support global luxury car manufacturer based in the Coventry area. The Digital Supply Chain Analyst role is a permanent role and is paying up to circa £45,000 per annum. Responsibilities: Responsible for identifying and delivering critical insights and opportunities based on the supply chain data Utilising your knowledge in supply chain design and simulation, performance analytics, and supply chain and supplier improvement to make a real impact on the global supply network The ideal person will have: A degree qualification An ability to use data to identify and resolve chain issues Experience of modelling, simulation and analysis tools Demonstrable track record of successfully leading technology-enabled supply chain improvements

Permanent / Coventry, West Midlands

Digital Supply Chain Manager

Digital Supply Chain Manager Coventry Paying up to £65,000 per annum Permanent A Digital Supply Chain Manager is required to provide support global luxury car manufacturer based in the Coventry area. The Digital Supply Chain Manager role is a permanent role and is paying up to circa £65,000 per annum. Responsibilities: Part of a new team within the Purchasing Transformation function Responsible for leading, shaping and delivering digital supply chain projects and technologies Leading a small direct team The ideal person will have: A degree qualification A full driving license Significant operational supply chain experience Track record of leading technology enabled supply chain transformation Experience working in complex multi-tiered supply chains

Permanent / Coventry, West Midlands

Software and Infrastructure Developer

A Software and Infrastructure Developer is required to join a specialist cyber security and computer forensics team within an innovative electronics technology company that specialise in high-performance control systems. The Software and Infrastructure Developer will likely be from a IT infrastructure or software engineering background and will be developing services to detect, manage and prevent security breaches. Software and Infrastructure Developer - Key Responsibilities Design, develop and maintain a suite of in-house software applications, agents and scripts Troubleshoot, diagnose and resolve issues across a broad range of technologies. Develop cyber defence incident management systems. Be involved of all stages of the project cycle from conceptualisation through to deployment and test. Technical Skills and Experience required for Software and Infrastructure Developer Master's Degree in software engineering, Computer Science or related subject Considerable experience in software coding through the entire lifecycle using C#, C++ or Java. Experience in database (big-data) and messaging technologies (Microsoft Exchange, AMQP). Design of RESTful API's. Complex system design and monitoring including hardware, networks and applications. This is an excellent opportunity for a software technologist to develop your career and work in a highly technical environment. In return for your experience, this Gloucestershire based company will offer you: Flexible benefits scheme. Relocation allowance (dependent on circumstances). Competitive basic salary. **Security Clearance will be required for this role and therefore only applications from candidates able to obtain this will be considered We are specialists in Aerospace, Defence and Aviation jobs. If you feel you meet the requirements for the role of Software and Infrastructure Developer then contact Tom Duckett at Jonathan Lee Recruitment.

Permanent / Cheltenham, Gloucestershire

Senior Mechanical Design Engineer

Senior Mechanical Design Engineer Location: Lichfield Industry/Sector: Automation A Senior Mechanical Design Engineer is required within an established and growing engineering company, offering a complete turnkey solution from design and manufacture to installation, commissioning and on-going maintenance. The new candidate will be joining a strong, highly motivated and successful team, who will play a critical role in the progression of the business. We are looking for an extremely motivated candidate, a highly enthusiastic individual who is passionate about their work and can develop and grow within the role. The role of the Senior Mechanical Design Engineer will include the following: Conceptual design, prototyping and testing of new products Continuous improvement / value engineering of existing products Provision of test support Delivery of technical training Liaison with suppliers on technical aspects of integration of new products in to product range Compile supporting technical documentation The suitable candidate for the Senior Mechanical Design Engineer role will need to possess the following competences: Relevant degree or demonstrable experience working in a relevant product design and development environment. Experienced Solidworks user. Knowledge of materials and manufacturing processes (e.g. machining, extrusion, plastic and alloy moulding, MIM, pressed metal powder and sintering, sheet metalwork etc.) Design of mechanical and electromechanical devices (e.g. small gear boxes, motors, etc.) Experience if Rapid prototyping, and additive manufacturing. Project management of whole product development cycle Design development from concept to series production Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon. If you have knowledge of design engineering and electromechanical devices and you want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the Senior Mechanical Design Engineer role, please contact Ed Smith at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384 446133 or email .

Permanent / Lichfield, Staffordshire

Production Planning Manager

Production Planning Manager - Central Birmingham - Material Handing - £35k to £45k A Production Planning Manager is required to join a well established and specialist material handling manufacturer based in central Birmingham. As the Production Planning Manager your responsibilities will include; Monitoring production outputs, liaising with customers on forecast demands and schedule changes. Managing stock forecast and supplier performance evaluation. Driving cost down activity. Production scheduling and planning end to end process. Issuing OTIF, Factory Compliance and Stock Reports. Manage Bills of Materials (BOM's) and route cards. Drive the area to meet its targets and objectives. As the Production Planning Manager you will require the following skills & experiences; Production planning experience within a manufacturing environment is essential. Knowledge of managing BOM's & route cards. Significant experience of leading a team. An ability to work effectively with customers and stakeholders at all levels. Strong commercial acumen. If you are interested in this exciting Production Planning Manager opportunity and have significant production planning/scheduling experience please click on the link to apply.

Permanent / Birmingham, West Midlands

CMM Operator/Programmer

CMM Operator - East Sheffield - Engineering - Permanent A CMM Operator/Programmer is required with knowledge of setting and operating mechanical and hydraulic power presses. Candidates with experience of the aerospace or nuclear industry would be well received. Due to the continued growth of this company, a manufacturer of precision engineering components based in Sheffield which is also commutable from Rotherham, Chesterfield and Worksop, requires a motivated and proactive CMM Operator/Programmer with experience of traditional and advanced inspection quality techniques and tools. The CMM Operator should have the following skills or experience: Previous experience working in an engineering/manufacturing environment Experience of CMM operation and inspection methodology Basic Knowledge of Lean Manufacturing would be advantageous Programming knowledge and experience would be beneficial Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon. Please apply today or if you have any questions about the CMM Operator role, please contact Sarah Davies at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384 446143.

Permanent / Sheffield, South Yorkshire

Mechanical Design Engineer

Mechanical Design Engineer Location: Felbridge Industry/Sector: Automation and Robotics A new Mechanical Design Engineer is required within an established and growing company. The new candidate will be joining a strong, highly motivated and successful team, who will play a critical role in the progression of the business. We are looking for an extremely motivated candidate, a highly enthusiastic individual who is passionate about their work and can develop and grow within the role. Engineering within a multi-disciplined department the role will need the ability to communicate design information with different disciplines and adapt designs to suit; new designs will typically be completed in 3D but the modification of existing machines may be carried out in 2D or 3D. As a Mechanical Design Engineer, you will be required to: Conceptual layouts for new machines and modification to existing machines Detail design of assembly systems. Integration of proprietary equipment into bespoke designs. Creation of 3D models. Modification of existing equipment using 2D designs typically in AutoCAD. Presentation of designs at internal and customer reviews. Creation of detail drawings and bills of material plus checking of designs and drawings by others Producing engineering calculations where required Preparation of FMEA's, risk assessments and technical construction files Fault finding and analysis of machines during build and test both in house and on customer sites Liaising with project engineers, customers, suppliers and other departments Interfacing with electrical hardware and software / commissioning engineers Creating documentation for manuals and machine related documentation The Mechanical Design Engineer should have the following skills or experience: Educated to a minimum HNC in mechanical engineering or equivalent Experience in special purpose design with knowledge of assembly techniques Ability to work under time constraints and pressure in a calm and logical way. Ability to manage multiple projects at once. Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon. If you have knowledge of automation and mechanical design and you want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the Mechanical Design Engineer role, please contact Ed Smith at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384 446133 or email

Permanent / East Grinstead, West Sussex

Operations Manager

Operations Manager - Surface finishing/coating - Leeds - £50,000 to £60,000 + car An Operations Manager is required to join a leading specialist supplier of high performance surface treatments. As the Operations Manager your responsibilities will include; In line with the Company's corporate objective, formulate strategic and short term plans to develop and promote the Company's products/services To develop, direct and control the sales and operation activities of the Leeds site. Control and monitor day to day production activities of the site to ensure customer orders are processed to agreed delivery dates and appropriate quality standards Establish KPI's for all key functions of the business and provide regular, relevant reporting against these to the Monthly Executive Committee. Oversee the site's Maintenance/Engineering function As the Operations Manager you will require the following skills and experiences; Experience of working in a fast turnaround process industry or engineering services organisation Perhaps worked for a medium sized Company (sub-contract business, Sub-contract machinist, engineering, servicing) Commercial experience and communication with customers is required. Knowledge of modern manufacturing tools (5S, Lean manufacturing, etc.) An honours degree in a science or engineering discipline (desirable). If you are interested in this exciting new opportunity please click on the link to apply.

Permanent / Leeds, West Yorkshire

Chassis Quality Engineer (Suspension) - 35297

Position: Chassis Quality Engineer Division: Chassis Engineering Location: Gaydon Rate: Up to £22.51 per hour Position Description: Chassis SST (Suspension Systems Tuning) department is part of Chassis Product Development and responsible for delivery of Struts, Dampers, Spring Systems, Air Suspension and Antiroll systems. The Chassis Quality Engineer will be responsible for leading specific quality and warranty projects, and challenging technical issues from the field with the support of the internal Technical Specialists and several other departments. Key Responsibilities: Managing Quality concerns related to design, specification and processes using problem solving and 6 sigma tools and methods. Carrying out complex technical investigations and deploy countermeasure actions that reduce warranty cost and improve customer satisfaction. Taking a hands on approach to locally re producing concerns and analysing defective parts. Leading Quick service Fixes (QSFs) and White Alerts (Safety related issues). Managing projects with multi-functional teams (Suppliers, Manufactory plants, Service, Purchasing and Design). Reporting problem status and future activities to senior managers as required. Developing and maintaining a strong team with the suppliers quality and engineering teams as required. Ensuring problems learning is captured using the appropriate FMA documents/process. Skills Required: Strong analytical and problem solving skills and methods Strong mechatronics knowledge Good communication skills Experience Required: Minimum of 2 years of experience in a quality role. Engineering Degree, Mechanical or Automotive. Six Sigma trained. Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged soon. If you have knowledge of this area and you want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the Chassis Quality Engineer role, please contact Lois Weston at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384446119.

Contract / Gaydon, Warwickshire

Junior Buyer

Junior Buyer Nuneaton Up to C. £29,000 per annum Ambitious Buyer required by global provider of pioneering engineering, research and test services to the automotive, defence, aerospace and rail sectors. We are seeking a talented procurement professional who will support a Buyer and assist with the delivery of the most effective sourcing solutions to meet business needs of this dynamic market leader. As a Junior Buyer, you will demonstrate a strong commercial acumen and an understanding of the negotiation of complex requirements, you will liaise directly with the various departments across multiple disciplines to achieve the best sourcing solution to meet the business needs. As Junior Buyer you will: Ensure compliance with procurement strategy as defined by the Head of Procurement. Provide commercial assistance to the Purchasing, Test and Engineering functions to ensure best practise and compliance is achieved within the function, and share knowledge with junior members of the team. Support negotiations to achieve business objectives and strategic direction Manage costs and work directly with suppliers to improve processing times Supply weekly project progress status reports to the Head of Procurement Develop relationships with suppliers, support any audit requirement Develop a continuous improvement ethos with the supply base, manage and document results · Support a CI Culture through the supply chain Strong administrative awareness and ability to implement best practise The ideal candidate will offer: Experience within manufacturing, engineering, automotive or defence Good Microsoft word/excel experience. Strong communication skills. Experienced negotiation skills. Fully proficient with Microsoft Outlook Packages Strong administrative skills An awareness of Framework and Blanket Order processes / implementation awareness. Experience of project or capital expenditure procurement preferred. This role would ideally suit a Junior Buyer or Buyers Assistant within a military, aerospace, manufacturing or automotive environment. Are you currently working in a fast moving, dynamic procurement environment? Looking for your next procurement opportunity? Please forward your CV directly or contact me for further information on 01384 446162 directly.

Permanent / Nuneaton, Warwickshire

CNC Machinist

Summary Panel: CNC Machinist Up to £30,000 per annum Worcester This expanding organisation are looking for a progressive Machinist for their Head Office in Worcester. A CNC Machinist with knowledge of Grinding, Threadrolling or CNC machinery skills is required for a leading Automation manufacturer based in Worcester. Candidates with experience of the Automotive or Aerospace industries would be well received. Due to an increase in demand, my client requires a flexible and committed CNC Machinist with industrial experience for a new permanent position. As a CNC Machinist you will be required to: Understand programme, set and operate all machinery to high requirements Use precision measurement tools to ensure compliance of product specification Apply a continuous improvement methodology The CNC Machinist should have the following skills or experience: Metallic Components Knowledge and Technical Qualifications. Threadrolling is highly desirable Experience of lathes, milling machine, turning centres and general bench working skills This is an excellent opportunity for anyone with knowledge of CNC, Grinding or Threadrolling to develop your career. In return for your experience, this Worcester based Automation company will offer you: Up to £30,000 per annum Overtime opportunies as well as early finishes on a Friday Opportunities to develop your career and knowledge within this organisation Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon. If you have knowledge of CNC and/or Grinding and/or Threadrolling and you want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the CNC Machinist role, please contact Mary O'Brien at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384 446 168.

Permanent / Worcester, Worcestershire

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