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Jayne Wogan Head of Client Services posted over 1 year ago
MIA Motorsport & Automotive Jobs Fair
Tuesday 21st March, 10.00am - 16.00pm
Silverstone Circuit

If you are thinking about a career in the automotive or motorsport sector, then be certain to attend the MIA Motorsport & Automotive Jobs Fair taking place on Tuesday 21st March between 10.00am - 16.00pm at Silverstone Circuit.

Whether you are an engineering student wanting to know which route to take or an experienced professional wanting to take the next step in your career, there won’t be a better opportunity to get your foot in the door.


Jonathan Lee Recruitment will be in attendance alongside many of the sector’s leading engineering and manufacturing companies including McLaren, Jaguar Land Rover and Mahle Powertrain. 


A wide range of roles and opportunities will be available on the day, including jobs in engineering, design, manufacturing, sales & marketing, motorsport events, motorsport courses and apprenticeship schemes. 


Paul Branton, Business Development Manager at Jonathan Lee Recruitment, will also be sharing essential advice to job hunters, presenting ‘How to prepare to succeed in job interviews’ with top tips on how to prepare, what to expect during the interview and succeed in getting your dream job. 


To find out more about and to book your free tickets click here.

 

Motorsport and automotive industry careers fair with the MIA at Silverstone

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Mechanical Maintenance Engineer (Nights)

Mechanical Maintenance Engineer Good permanent salary West Bromwich Manufacturing This is an immediate start opportunity for an experienced Mechanical Maintenance Engineer to work for a company based in West Bromwich who provide into many different sectors; this Mechanical Maintenance Engineer position will be working mainly on PM's alongside an electrical maintenance engineer, this will not be working whilst the plant is in production. We are looking for the following for the Mechanical Maintenance Engineer position: Proven experience as a Mechanical Maintenance Engineer in a manufacturing environment Appropriate education/training (apprenticeship or equivalent) Capable of performing routine PM's unsupervised (gears, bearings, chains etc.) This Mechanical Maintenance Engineer will be working on a permanent nightshift and we are looking to speak to candidates immediately. The company are offering the following for this Mechanical Maintenance Engineer role: Set night hours being 2200-0600 (Sun-Thurs) Good permanent salary Shift allowance Benefits package If this Mechanical Maintenance Engineer is of interest then apply now as we have slots available for interview (2 stage interview process); please call Gareth at Jonathan Lee on 01384 446125 or send the CV directly to me using

Permanent / West Bromwich, West Midlands

Principal Engineer - Advanced Automotive Systems

Principal Engineer - Advanced Automotive Systems - Coventry - £ Highly competitive DOE To enable the development of new and highly innovative hybrid and EV programmes, working from blank page concepts to outstanding designs, this is an exceptional opportunity for engineers to turn their ideas into reality. We have a fantastic opportunity available for a Principal Engineer to influence and drive the design and development of hybrid and battery electric vehicles. This role is to provide specialist technical leadership in the field of electric powertrain design including electric machines, power electronics, control strategies, batteries and future technology integration. The Principal Electrical Powertrain Engineer will report directly to the Chief Engineer, working closely with the other engineering functions, procurement, manufacturing and external suppliers to design and develop vehicles from concept to production to meet time, cost and specification requirements. As Principal Engineer - Advanced Automotive Systems - you will be required to Define electric powertrain strategy for various new vehicle platforms. Participate in high level decision making and strategic planning reviews, including with industrial partners. Provide technical leadership in electric powertrain design. Including the areas of electric machines, power electronics, control strategies, batteries and interface technologies. Represent our client as a credible authority on electric vehicles with current and future collaborative partners. Have the vision to be able to propose where enhanced research in system areas could lead to performance gains. Act as a point of contact with customers and disseminate project outputs. The successful applicant must be prepared to travel to India to hold regular review meetings, with project partners. As Principal Engineer - Advanced Automotive Systems - you will have Honours Degree or equivalent experience in a relevant Engineering subject. Specialised knowledge of at least one component of either electric machines, power electronics, control or battery technology. With an appreciation of all components and the interaction between them. A successful track record of strong leadership with the ability to influence and motivate others to achieve outstanding results. Technical and personal credibility, working effectively with cross-functional teams and other business functions. Ability to demonstrate an innovative approach to the product design, allowing new technologies to be implemented. Suitably qualified and experienced Advanced Automotive Systems Engineers should apply today by contacting Paul Robson at Jonathan Lee Recruitment +44(0)1384 446146 or by emailing their CV and covering letter .

Permanent / Coventry, West Midlands

Electric Powertrain Battery Engineer

Lead Engineer - Battery Systems - Electric Powertrain - Coventry - £ Highly competitive DOE A Lead Engineer - Battery Systems is required to work on the development of new and highly innovative EV and hybrid vehicle programmes. This is an exceptional opportunity for a talented engineer to turn their ideas into reality, from blank page concepts to outstanding designs. As Lead Engineer - Battery Systems - you will be required to Lead the development of battery systems for various new vehicle platforms. Provide effective technical management, CAE analysis, planning, monitoring and battery design expertise in conjunction with other technical project leads. To provide specialist technical knowledge in the field of battery systems for hybrid and electric vehicles. Work closely with current and future collaborative partners. To be responsible for test and development activities To disseminate project output by reports, presentations and other suitable methods. As Lead Engineer - Battery Systems - you will have A degree in a relevant subject Experience of technical leadership in the battery systems field. The ability to manage multi-disciplined, complex, technical projects. The ability to supervise and support junior engineers. Suitably qualified and experienced Battery Engineers should apply today by contacting Paul Robson at Jonathan Lee Recruitment +44(0)1384 446146 or by emailing their CV and covering letter .

Permanent / Coventry, West Midlands

Senior Engineer - Transmission Controls

Senior / Principal Transmission Controls Engineer - Nuneaton - £ Highly Competitive Transmission Controls Engineers are required for a class-leading high-technology consultancy. Based in an innovative, supportive and quality driven environment, you will work with prestige and high profile clients on cutting-edge products. You will join an internationally respected team delivering an exciting mix of R&D and client specific automotive projects. As Senior / Principal Transmission Controls Engineer - you will be required to Demonstrate a sound understanding of vehicle systems and driveline control. Deliver key components of high-technology projects. Be a high-achiever, with the vision, flexibility, determination and enthusiasm to succeed in a fast-paced development environment. As Senior / Principal Transmission Controls Engineer - you will have Algorithm design and implementation experience, ideally using MATLAB/Simulink/Ascet-SD. An appreciation of the fundamentals of transmission control. Knowledge of vehicle / test-rig based control system testing and calibration. An understanding of vehicle and controller communication networks. What you will get: A highly competitive salary and benefits package, whilst working on exciting and dynamic projects in a fantastic new facility. The opportunity to influence the design of some of the most ground-breaking vehicle systems in the automotive arena. Suitably qualified and experienced Senior / Principal Transmission Controls Engineers should apply today by contacting Paul Robson at Jonathan Lee Recruitment +44(0)1384 446146 or by emailing their CV and covering letter .

Permanent / Nuneaton, Warwickshire

Lead Powertrain Engineer - Electric Machine

Lead Engineer - Electric Machines - Powertrain - Coventry - £ Highly competitive DOE A Lead Engineer - Electric Machines is required to work on the development of new and highly innovative EV and hybrid vehicle programmes. This is an exceptional opportunity for a talented engineer to turn their ideas into reality, from blank page concepts to outstanding designs. As Lead Engineer - Electric Machines - you will be required to Lead the development of Electric Machines for various new vehicle platforms. Provide effective technical management, analysis, planning, monitoring and design expertise in conjunction with all other related project areas. To provide specialist technical knowledge in the field of electric machines for automotive traction applications. Work closely with current and future collaborative partners. To be responsible for test and development activities To disseminate project output by reports, presentations and other suitable methods. As Lead Engineer - Electric Machines - you will have A degree in a relevant subject Experience of technical leadership of electric machine designs and deliverables. The ability to manage multi-disciplined, complex, technical projects. The ability to supervise and support junior engineers. Suitably qualified and experienced Electric Machine Engineers should apply today by contacting Paul Robson at Jonathan Lee Recruitment +44(0)1384 446146 or by emailing their CV and covering letter .

Permanent / Coventry, West Midlands

Design Engineer (Glazing and Wipers)

Our client, a global engineering company, are looking for a Principal Design 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 Design Engineer will need engineering skills together with experience of working on Glazing and Wiper systems design and development from concept to production is essential. 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 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 this Design Engineer role, please contact Lois Weston at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384446119.

Contract / Kenilworth, Warwickshire

Shot Blaster

Job title: Shot Blaster Salary Range: £10.00 to £12.00 per hour Location: Coventry A Shot Blaster is required with experience of shot blasting and industrial peening activities. Candidates with experience of the Aerospace industry would be well received. Due to significant growth, this Aerospace company based in Coventry requires a proactive Shot Blaster with the view to being trained to do peening for an initial 6-month contract. Must have Industrial experience. Able to operate shot blasting equipment Must have worked within a production environment previously. Must show willingness to learn and develop new skills This is an excellent opportunity for anyone with experience as a Shot Blaster to develop your career. In return for your experience, this Coventry-based Aerospace company will offer you £10.00 to £12.00 per hour. Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon. If you have experience in this role and you want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the Shot Blaster role, please contact Georgia Silk at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384 446 147

Contract / Coventry, West Midlands

Principal Electrical Engineer

Principal Electrical Engineer Location Cheadle, Staffordshire Job Code PWIL-AQGH8R Vacancy Closing Date 15/09/2018 Job Brief An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Principal Electrical Engineer to join a motivated and focused team working on the exciting new range of the Teletruk. The successful candidate will be a key member of the Industrial team, working on a... A truly world class, family owned business. We are proud of our achievements and recognise that future growth and success is shaped by the ambition of the team. If you are looking for a career with a business where people really count, look no further. Overview of the Role: An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Principal Electrical Engineer to join a motivated and focused team working on the exciting new range. The successful candidate will be a key member of the Industrial team, working on a unique machine with new programmes planned, to develop the product further within the Industrial Materials handling market. Your Responsibilities as a Principal Electrical Engineer: Being the key member of a cross-functional team that will deliver the next generation of electronic and electrical systems for the Teletruk product range. Having full ownership and design responsibility for machine electrical and electronic systems Electrical and electronic system and architecture definition with knowledge of SAE J1939 CAN Protocol and machine systems software application. Developing concepts and existing systems. Understanding of safety critical systems and the application to electrical and electronics systems design and specification in harsh environments Specifying of electrical and electronic components for use in the vehicle system Testing and validation of machine electrical and electronic components and systems Management of technical reviews/process and adherence to the latest Group and Industry Standards Delivering machine schematic and harness drawings and liaising with the supply base to deliver these parts on time and to cost About You: The ideal candidate will: Have a formal qualification in Electrical Engineering Be able to demonstrate proven history of creating reliable, robust and innovative vehicle wiring systems - either individually or as part of a team. Be expected to be fully IT literate, with experience of working with VeSys or Zuken E3 electrical design packages Be an enthusiastic team player with a 'hands on' approach to problem solving. A positive attitude will be able to enthuse those around them to deliver innovative solutions to tight timescales What's in it for you? To say thank you for your hard work, we will work with you to support your career progression and development. We will also provide a competitive salary, company pension scheme, access to medical insurance, dental care and the company's healthy living centre and 33 days annual leave. An equal opportunities employer. We value diversity and welcome applications from candidates from all backgrounds.

Permanent / Uttoxeter, Staffordshire

Principal Engineer Embedded Systems

Principal Engineer Embedded Systems Location Rocester, Staffordshire Job Code PWHI-AE6A7C Vacancy Closing Date 15/09/2018 Job Brief Our Research department are looking for a driven and ambitious Embedded Systems engineer to join the Electrical and Electronic Engineering team at our World Headquarters in Staffordshire. Overview of the Role: Our Research department are looking for a driven and ambitious Embedded Systems engineer to join the Electrical and Electronic Engineering team at our World Headquarters in Staffordshire. This role will involve a high degree of change management with the exciting introduction of a number of new processes and systems across the group. If you feel you are the right person to take on this challenge and gain the rewards of personal career development, please read on and follow the links to apply. Your Responsibilities: Leadership across the business developing the processes and future strategy associated with embedded systems hardware and software covering all elements of the lifecycle from design through to testing and validation. Hardware: Liaising with suppliers to stay on top of the latest available hardware and costs Reviewing supplier proposals/quotes to ensure we are getting the robust, capable, appropriate and cost effective hardware to meeting our needs Developing our standard requirements for hardware to ensure that all hardware will survive in the environment Working with business units to develop specifications, perform gap analysis and help review supplier proposals Generating and maintaining a parts catalogue to help select the correct hardware and drive re-use Software: Liaising with business units, suppliers and IT to ensure our software meets the required standards (Safety, security, interfaces) Developing our standards and approaches for the software delivery process utilising appropriate tools to ensure we have the correct software delivery process, covering the whole software lifecycle. Evaluating and selecting toolsets Driving an improved software test and validation process, covering supplier testing through to on-machine testing to ensure good coverage and compliance with appropriate coding standards (such as MISRA) Driving model based approach to software Developing our strategy for an appropriate architecture covering hardware, middleware, firmware, high-level control, low-level control and interfaces General: Assisting and leading investigations into issues on products to determine root cause and develop permanent fixes Working with purchasing to develop our standard software contracts with suppliers Piloting new techniques and training others Drive re-use About You: The successful Embedded systems engineer will need a wide range of experience in an embedded system environment covering design, support and specification of embedded systems. The candidate should be educated to a degree level preferably with the focus being either control system engineering, software engineering or an embedded system or have the relevant demonstrable skills through experience. Additionally, the role will require experience of testing and test design of embedded systems alongside experience of hardware in the loop / software in the loop / model in the loop environments. Technical Role elements will include V Model lifecycle and approach and associated tools (DOORs?), bug and issue tracking, source code version control, software coding to appropriate standards (i.e. MISRA C), CAN Networks and tools, model based software/control development (Matlab, Simulink), automated testing and scripting, software audits and supplier audits. Alongside the technical elements we are looking for a well-motivated individual with strong leadership skills and the ability to work with a wide range of people and disciplines to develop and "sell" a coherent strategy. The successful candidate will need to be a strong communicator who can manage multiple stakeholders with competing needs. With the exciting changes coming through in the near future we are looking for a self-starter who is hungry to drive improvements. What's in it for you? To say thank you for your hard work, we will work with you to support your career progression and development. We will also provide a competitive salary, relocation packages, company pension scheme, medical insurance and dental care schemes, access to the company's healthy living centre and 33 days annual leave.

Permanent / Uttoxeter, Staffordshire

Senior Compliance Engineer

Senior Compliance Engineer Location Rocester, Staffordshire Job Code PWHI-ALSARY Vacancy Closing Date 15/09/2018 Job Brief Reporting in to Group Electrical and Electronic Engineering, the successful candidate will join a highly focussed and passionate team leading the delivery of electrical and electronic engineering across the business. A truly world class, family owned business. We are proud of our achievements and recognise that future growth and success is shaped by the ambition of the team. If you are looking for a career with a business where people really count, look no further than. Overview of the Role: Reporting in to Group Electrical and Electronic Engineering, the successful candidate will join a highly focussed and passionate team leading the delivery of electrical and electronic engineering across the business. The role is within the E+E Compliance team which has responsibility to ensure that all new Product programmes meet the required Electrical and Electronic technical deliverables by the associated gateways. Hence the role requires technical knowledge, project delivery process understanding and the ability to work with diverse teams to ensure delivery. General Compliance Duties: Group E+E Senior Compliance Engineer - reviewing Electrical +Electronic content of all NPIP (New Project Introduction Process) projects against the NPIP deliverables to ensure robust delivery. Will need to work closely with business units regarding Electrical and Electronic deliverables and Functional safety deliverables to support the TR (Technology readiness) process. Keep status trackers up to date, showing current status of all responsible projects. Work with, and coach, the engineering teams who are responsible for delivering the required project deliverables around the UK and globe. Facilitate the engineering teams to ensure efficient and robust delivery to complex E+E systems. Running workshops, reviews as required, driving projects forward and collecting the required evidence. Identifying project technical and timing risks and potential mitigations. Drive re-use of components and approaches. Help develop our NPIP and TR process to drive more efficient delivery, seamless reporting and reducing issues and change. Qualifications and Experience: Essential: Background in delivering complex electrical and electronic systems to tight deadlines. Experience taking complex systems from concept through to delivery. Understanding of functional safety and risk assessments. Experience of project management and deliverables based delivery processes. Experience of systems engineering and the systems V. Qualified to degree level in a relevant technology discipline Clear experience in delivering process changes Desired: Project delivery management experience and training. Understanding of quality systems and processes. Understanding of functional safety and risk assessments. Experience with ISO13849, ISO26262 Sound IT skills to help reporting and metric creation. About You: Self-motivated and a problem solver. Enjoys working with a wider team. Ability to work with a diverse range of teams and different approaches. Well-developed analytical skills - rigorous but pragmatic Sound IT skills to help reporting and metric creation. Resilient. Driver of continuous process improvement. Good interpersonal skills - a communicator and consensus-builder Capable of a high standard of technical writing Capable and willing to take part in international travel on a regular basis Knowledgeable about technology passionate about the delivery process. Hungry to learn and self-improve. It is possible you may have started out with a technical role and moved into project management or technical projects. What's in it for you? To say thank you for your hard work, we will work with you to support your career progression and development. We will also provide a competitive salary, company pension scheme, medical insurance and dental care schemes, access to the company's healthy living centre and 33 days annual leave. An equal opportunities employer. We value diversity and welcome applications from candidates from all backgrounds.

Permanent / Uttoxeter, Staffordshire

Quality Engineer

Job title: Quality Engineer Salary Range: £30,000 to £35,000 pa plus benefits Location: Redditch, Solihull, Bromsgrove, Leamington Automotive, Quality, TS16949, AITF16949, Systems, Six Sigma, 8D, NPI, Electrical Systems A Quality Engineer is required with knowledge of automotive quality systems and manufacturing processes to support NPI activities. Candidates with experience of the automotive industry and NPI would be well received. Due to increased growth this company, a world class automotive 1st Tier Supplier based in Worcestershire area requires a forward thinking, hands on Quality Engineer with knowledge automotive quality systems, processes and procedures for a new permanent role. As a Quality Engineer you will be required to: Working knowledge and full understanding and the application of Quality Engineering tools and methodologies to ensure quality standards are achieved and maintained within manufacturing. Technically orientated with the ability to understand quickly new product and process technologies. A strong customer service orientation dealing with clients and suppliers on a regular basis. Strong problem solver utilising six sigma, 8D, etc. to identify and resolve quality concerns through launch phases. The Quality Engineer should have the following skills or experience: Understanding of Manufacturing and Engineering, ideally with quality experience. Experience of interfacing with OEM / demanding customers. Customer visits - including continental travel A senior professional presence, able to talk with authority and knowledge Involvement / input in NPI projects to ensure in-built quality controls This is an excellent opportunity for anyone with knowledge of manufacturing processes allied with automotive quality systems seeking to develop your career. In return for your experience, this Bromsgrove/Redditch based automotive company will offer you: £30,000 to £35,000 pa plus benefits Excellent career development and progression in a customer facing role Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon. If you have knowledge of automotive quality systems, manufacturing processes and NPI and want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the Quality Engineers role, please contact Mark Bignell at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384 446167 or email

Permanent / Redditch, Worcestershire

Electrical and Electronic Systems Engineer

Electrical & Electronic Systems Engineer Location Rocester, Staffordshire Job Code CNIC-AXKGRS Vacancy Closing Date 15/09/2018 Job Brief An exciting opportunity has arisen for an Electrical and Electronics Systems Engineer (or Senior, experience dependant) to join the Engineering team of the world's number 1 manufacturer of Backhoe Loaders. A truly world class, family owned business. We are proud of our achievements and recognise that future growth and success is shaped by the ambition of the team. If you are looking for a career with a business where people really count, look no further. Overview of the Role: An exciting opportunity has arisen for an Electrical and Electronics Systems Engineer (or Senior, experience dependant) to join the Engineering team of the world's number 1 manufacturer of Backhoe Loaders. Reporting to the E&E Systems Manager, the successful candidate will join a highly focused passionate team, working on exciting new programmes to both maintain and extend Backhoe market penetration Your Responsibilities as an E&E Systems Engineer: Depending on your level and experience, your main duties would include: Generation, validation and introduction of new design concepts to production Generation of machine schematics to relevant standards Design/development of vehicle control systems including, ECU's, comms networks, displays, etc Analysis/calculations of performance levels for safety related parts of control systems (SRP/CS) Ensuring components/software meet internal/external standards/requirements as necessary Authoring of software requirement specifications, test specifications, test reports, user manuals, etc. Liaising with internal/external customers/departments, as required About You: The ideal candidate should possess the following: Degree/HND in electronic engineering, computer science or a similar subject An understanding of control system logic and an appreciation of functional safety Proficient in J1939 CAN protocol to aid message optimisation and system diagnostics Familiarity with off highway electronic control systems and machine electrical/electronic systems Experience diagnosing and rectifying faults with electrical circuits and control systems on/off vehicles Strong communication skills and be comfortable working independently and as a member of a team Self-motivated and enthusiastic, coupled with a sense of urgency Desirable Skills: Experience of developing control system algorithms using model based design tools Experience working with ISO 15998, ISO 26262 or IEC 61508 safety standards Have a basic understanding of other machine functions such as powertrain and hydraulics to aid the development of new E&E systems What's In It for You? To say thank you for your hard work, we will work with you to support your career progression and development. We will also provide a competitive salary, company pension scheme, medical insurance and dental care schemes, access to the company's healthy living centre and 33 days annual leave. A is an equal opportunities employer. We value diversity and welcome applications from candidates from all backgrounds.

Permanent / Uttoxeter, Staffordshire

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

Project Manager (Launch)

Project Manager (Launch) £Competitive Banbury Automotive, launch, manufacturing, design, DFMEA, PFMEA, project management, cost, timing A Project Manager is required with knowledge of product launch from design into manufacturing within a high-volume manufacturing environment. Candidates with experience of the Automotive industry would be well received. Due to introduction of new products and new vehicle build programs this company, a world class manufacturing of automotive parts and systems based Banbury requires a high calibre, well organised and proactive Project Manager with previous experience in launching products into manufacturing from design concept stage for a new permanent role. As a Project Manager you will lead a team driving a project from concept phase through design, tooling development and into production ensuring that the project is on time, within budget and to set quality targets. The position will require you to: Manage and successful delivery automotive projects following the IATF16949 APQP process Plan, organise, set goals, and make decisions to safeguard and manage project specifics Ensure all required production facilities are on time and within planned cost Be the key point of contact for the customer for a specific project Lead, motivate and delegate to a cross-functional team Assess manufacturing requirements for a new project by liaising with all relevant personnel then create Human Resource requirement models Contribute as a team member to DFMEAs and PFMEAs for a specific project Customer liaison and reporting of project technical issues and potential resolutions. Assist the engineering department in developing new systems and procedures Ensure proper communication of issues and project development status to team members, senior management and other stakeholders The Project manager should have the following skills or experience: Experience of managing project development within the automotive industry Knowledge of injection moulding, painting, welding, bonding and assembly (desirable) Experience of working with major OEM's a must Ability to work on own initiative and manage a team Strong commercial and business acumen with budget management experience Knowledge of one or more foreign languages is desirable (German preferred) This is an excellent opportunity for anyone with knowledge of launching products from concept through to production within a 1st tier automotive organisation or OEM seeking to develop and your career within a forward thinking organisation. In return for your experience, this Banbury-based Automotive company will offer you: £Competitive Salary Benefits package Career development within the upfront development and launch of some exciting new vehicle programs Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon. If you have knowledge of managing product launch within the automotive arena and you want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the Project Managers role, please contact Mark Bignell at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384 446167 or email

Permanent / Banbury, Oxfordshire

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

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

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