Engineering Director Salary circa £75,000 + bonus + car + pension + private health Location: West Midlands, South Birmingham An experienced Engineering Director is required for this manufacturer of metal formed products. Working across a range of industry sectors they are at the forefront of advanced component and complex piece part production. Now widely recognised as a leading innovator in the field of advanced forming lightweight metal products, the business has seen a significant increase in its order book. To further strengthen their technical capability, they are now looking to recruit an experienced and dynamic Engineering Director. This is a technically challenging role that will require expertise in CAE, DFM and new product introduction. In addition the role will hold responsibility for production engineering and maintenance. To be successful in this role you must have a demonstrable track record of managing an advanced CAE department involved in the manufacture of complex lightweight metal products in a low volume, high variety environment. As Engineering Director, you will need excellent communication skills, be commercially aware and have a strong engineering and manufacturing background. Your process knowledge could include pressings, forging, casting or lightweight material product production gained in the automotive, aerospace or general engineering sectors. To be considered for this Engineering Director position you must have: A thorough understanding of CAE tools and techniques used in the production of complex tooling and assembly An excellent understanding of NPI gained in a fast-paced complex engineered product environment that involves developing close client relationships Significant people management and leadership experience, gained in an advanced engineering department working with a wide variety of demanding clients A strong understanding of modern maintenance techniques including TPM and condition based monitoring used on complex automated production equipment Experience of design for manufacture and continuous improvement including the rigorous application of SMED techniques, cycle time reduction and the elimination of waste A dynamic and driven personality with excellent communication skills, confident and comfortable working across all levels of an engineering / manufacturing business A real passion for advanced engineering and track record that demonstrates an ability to lead and build a high performing engineering team An ability to build robust working relationships both internally and externally with clients and suppliers A relevant engineering degree gained in either a Mechanical, Manufacturing, or Materials related discipline This is a challenging Engineering Director position and presents a unique opportunity to develop and lead a technically strong engineering team for a business that has huge growth potential. In particular, your knowledge and experience of NPI and project management gained within a gateway process will be essential. This role will involve travel and close contact with clients in support of new business development and product launch activities.
Permanent / West Midlands, England
Maintenance and Engineering Manager
Maintenance/Engineering Manager - Electronics Manufacturing - South Wales, Pencoed - Up to £42k DOE The company is a global, high end electronics manufacturing business boasting annual revenue is excess of £80 billion. This is a fantastic opportunity to join the sites journey through the manufacture of the latest in 4k recording technology and also the provision of contract manufacturing solutions for other electronics based businesses. We are looking for a Manager and Leader to join a team of Circa 30 Engineers to support the sites ongoing development, improvement and manufacturing output. The role will see you based in the sites SMT Manufacturing department (Surface Mount Technology) so if you have experience of SMT that would be great however not essential and we are keen to speak with applicants that have broad machinery and asset experience, predominantly across automated manufacturing and packaging machinery. Key areas of focus in the role are: People management and development to include managing safety. Site Maintenance planning and delivery based upon TPM principles and the implementation of MTBF. CAPEX, to include the justification, sourcing and implementation of new machinery and technologies. Continuous Improvement with a focus upon automation, OEE and reliability. You will ideally be qualified to a minimum of HNC level and present as multi skilled across electrical, mechanical and control systems. You will be a proven manager with prior experience of managing and developing multi skilled Engineering teams through effective planning and communication. In return we offer a competitive salary and benefits package, the backing of one of the largest electronics and entertainment brands in the world and a fantastic working environment. The site consists of an on site training and development center, gym, canteen/restaurant and a state of the art production facility. For more information or to apply please click the apply now button to submit your CV to Phil Bloomer of Jonathan Lee Recruitment.
Permanent / Bridgend, Wales
Supply Chain Controller
Supply Chain Controller £38,000 to £50,000 doe London - SW Electronic Consumer Goods Our client is a leading manufacturer of state of the art specialist lighting. They specialise in LED High-Mast Lighting, with a focus on bespoke or specialist lighting projects found in Container Ports, Airports, Railway Operators and local councils. A Supply Chain Controller is now required with strong knowledge of production scheduling through contract manufacturing and 3PL service providers. Candidates with experience of the electronics or lighting industry would be well received. Due to YoY growth this company, based in South West London, needs an SCC to manage the material purchasing and ensure stock levels are aligned to the sales forecasts. You will manage the day-to-day relationships with their long-term partners and the accompanying costs within the supply chain whilst ensuring effective and efficient service is maintained throughout. Reporting to the Operations Director, this role will support Sales, Production Planning, Inventory Management, Logistics, Supplier Selection & Development, ERP Management, R&D and the continual improvement of budget and cost reductions throughout the Supply Chain. About you Experience in the Lighting or Electronics Industry A Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience of education and applicable experience Minimum of 5 year's experience in manufacturing industry including logistics and/or operations. Computer proficient. ERP experience, skilled in Microsoft Office applications and ability to view CAD files. Ability to read and interpret engineering drawings. Sharp negotiating skills with a proven track record of successful negotiations with suppliers CIPS desirable Attention to detail is a critical part of this role This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced Supply Chain professional with knowledge of production scheduling, supplier development and a clear end to end supply chain understanding to develop your career. In return for your experience, this company will offer you a competitive salary, pension, holiday and the opportunity to grow the function and in turn your future progression Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon. If you have knowledge of and you want to be considered, please apply today. PSC17
Permanent / South West London, London
Engineer to Principal level- Electrical/Body ECU
Engineer - Electrical/Body ECU up to Principal Engineer level to £46k + 10% bonus + benefits Principal level to £55k + 10% bonus + benefits Working on the development, test and delivery of state-of-the-art electronic features to current and future road cars we are recruiting for Engineers up to Principal level in Body, Chassis or Powertrain ECUs. The Body/Chassis/Powertrain ECUs team is responsible for the specification, test and delivery of all network modules, which includes; body control, security control, TPMS, Keys, door control, ORC, intelligent battery systems, network gateways, engine control, chassis control and traction control. At Principal Engineer level you will manage a cross functional team to collectively deliver all aspects of the Body/Chassis/POWERTRAIN ECUs platform on current and future vehicles. You will manage a core engineering test team to ensure robust delivery of all systems and integration sign-off. Areas of Responsibility *Develop and co-ordinate detailed system specifications for all body system ECU features. *Maintain current supply base and establish strategic partnerships to enhance technology roadmap * Execute/manage and testing of all software deliveries including overseeing development of all test facilities necessary to validate the full suite of vehicle electronics features *Resolve issues on current production and development vehicles. *Report on current activities, software status and issues at all levels of the business. *Test customer road cars with the latest features and content before release. *Develop and/or co-ordinate DVP plans for all areas associated with the Body/Chassis/POWERTRAIN ECUs. Knowledge / Experience *Strong technical project management, proven evidence of decision making and accountability is essential for the Principal level. *Previous experience of OEM or tier one automotive system management. *Supplier management, comfortable with understanding and implementing DFM requirements within the project scope. *Background in low volume, high performance sports or racing cars preferred. *Experience of the Systems Development Lifecycle (V Model). *Honours degree in a relevant Engineering subject such as Electronics, Software, or Physics. For more information or to apply please contact Gemma Skidmore of Jonathan Lee Recruitment.
Permanent / Coventry, West Midlands
Senior Buyer - Strategic
Job title: Senior Buyer Location: Telford, Shropshire Salary: Competitive salary and benefits package An experienced Senior Buyer with a proven track record and knowledge of strategic procurement of metals, plastics and rubber parts is required by one of the world's largest producers of automotive parts. Supplying a portfolio of major OEMs this organisation is looking to grow its UK procurement team, based in the West Midlands. We are seeking a talented strategic Buyer with experience of global sourcing within a high volume, fast paced manufacturing environment. As Strategic Buyer, you will be required to: - Strategically oversee and manage commodities including; mass production, NPI, and engineering changes. - Develop and implement overall commodity strategy. - Lead supplier sourcing and negotiations within your commodity area. As a strategic Buyer, you should offer: - Demonstrable procurement experience preferably with experience of purchasing metals, plastics and rubber parts. - Strategic thinking to identify opportunities for cost reduction. - Understanding of product/component evaluation and functionality requirements. - Strong communication skills, ability to communicate with stakeholders at all levels. - Excellent project management skills and experience. This is an excellent opportunity for an ambitious, driven Buyer with knowledge of managing key commodities, global sourcing and strong project management skills. In return for your procurement experience, this Telford based Automotive Tier 1 will offer you: - Competitive salary & benefits package - Career development Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon. If you have knowledge of strategic global commodity management and you are looking for a new career challenge, please apply today. If you have any questions about the strategic Buyer role, please contact Lisa Osborne at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384 446162 or email
Permanent / Telford, Shropshire
Inventory Analyst £14.00 to £22.00 Ltd CO Leicester FMCG New opportunity for an Inventory Analyst working for one of the world's leading manufacturers of off-highway machinery and diesel and natural gas engines. The position is a 6-month contract role based in Leicester and is paying a rate of up to £14.00 to £22.00 Ltd Co per hour. Key Responsibilities Leading Supply Chain efforts for NPI programs with customers and process partners. Performing data mining and analytics to complete detailed RCCAs. Identifying best practices and developing standard work for Material Planning Analysts. Developing Supply Chain analyst and leader tools and reports. Providing training to analysts, suppliers, customers and process partners on Supply Chain tools and processes. Leading process improvement, complex integration, Lean BIQ, and systems initiatives involving sources, analysts and process partners to address quality, performance, transportation and logical transaction issues impacting material availability. Executing simulation and facility/network modeling studies to optimize critical PFEP inventory management parameters. Coordinating Supply Chain efforts in support of development and transformational projects. Leading innovation efforts of next generation of Supply Chain analytics, systems, processes and tools. Required: Excellent analytical and problem solving skills. Strong interpersonal skills. Ability to work and lead projects in an inclusive, team environment. Strong language and communication skills for location/region. Strong knowledge of computer systems and programming languages. Desired: Strong knowledge of 6 Sigma, CPS and Lean. Supply Chain or Logistics certifications (i.e. APICS, CPS, etc.). College degree in Engineering, IT/IS, Mathematics, Supply Chain, Logistics, or similar technical curricula; or, comparable job experience in Supply Chain, Procurement or Logistics. It is imperative that applicants demonstrate and prove their eligibility to work in the UK. If you have any questions about this role please contact Kate Stevens or Sarah Gilbert of Jonathan Lee Recruitment.
Contract / Desford, Leicestershire
Area Sales Manager - Automation Products
We are looking to speak to experienced and high-performing Technical Sales Engineers who understand the Automation products and components market and are looking to take their career and earning potential to the next level. Our client specialise in providing linear transmission actuator products and high precision planetary gearboxes to a range of well-known, diverse and respected customers throughout the automation engineering industry. An agile and innovative company by nature, they pride themselves the ability to offer full technical support, high quality goods and a best in class standard of customer service, all coming at a sensible price to both the OEM and re-seller market. As the Midlands-based Area Sales Manager, your role and responsibilities would include: Expanding current customer base throughout the Midlands area Maintaining relationships with existing customers in the Automation industry. Selling a range of high quality and high value Linear Guides, Planetary Gearboxes, Slewing Rings, Ballscrews, Racks and Pinions, Screwjacks and more from leading manufacturers We would be interested in speaking with candidates who possess the following: Demonstrable knowledge of automation products. Knowledge and understanding of the UK transmissions market Is based in the Midlands region of the UK Full driving licence essential A track record of successful sales within the Automation/Transmissions sector or products similar to that listed A hunger to win business and significantly boost your own earning potential As the new Area Sales Manager, you can expect the following salary and benefits package: Starting salary of £30,000 - £45,000/year Excellent bonus structure (OTE opportunity to double your salary in first year) Company car and fuel allowance Access to newly furnished office facilities located in Telford area Total autonomy to manage own diary Remote working capability Significant shares in company profits The Automation and especially the transmissions market has never been more engaged across the UK as it currently is. As such, if you are interested in this opportunity as the new Area Sales Manager within the Automation & Transmissions component space, or would like more information, please get in apply or call Colin Reeves on 01384 446121.
Permanent / Sutton-In-Ashfield, Nottinghamshire
Specialist Chassis Systems Engineer - 34586
Ref: 34586 Title: Specialist Engineer Division: Chassis Engineering Contract Position based at: Gaydon Rate: Up to £25.41per hour Position Description: Reporting directly to the JLR Axle Architecture Technical Leader, this is a Systems Engineering / CAD role covering, Suspension, Subframes, Steering, Brakes, Wheels, tyres, envelopes, Drive train etc - Working with Attribute areas + Component Ts's to develop a clear set of requirements / targets / Commodity strategies - Developing the package & initial feasibility of new & innovative axle and suspension systems. Often investigating several options from which one or two ideas generally progress. - Axle architecture benchmarking - working with the JLR Suspension TS's. Additionally, generate initial Technical summary of significant new competitor vehicle axles. - Summarising findings in clear ways explaining issues and potential solutions. Represent Axle Concept team at appropriate Technical Compatibility Discussions. - Use the best problem solving and system selection tools / processes - The role requires cross functional working / communication within & outside Chassis engineering to establish & deliver compatible solutions - Good project management and issue tracking skills. Skills Required: Use Catia v5 CAD & TCe (TeamCentre) to carry out axle layout & geometrical package studies, clash detection, generating static and dynamic clearance envelopes with the objective of creating a feasible set of components in the target vehicle package inc. ground lines & tyre envelops. Demonstrate an expertise in vehicle underbody components, especially Chassis and suspension parts + Body structures & Powertrain components. Able to understand their functional requirements / boundaries and apply this to CAD / Geometric solutions. Able to structure and populate Virtual Product Manager database with component geometry, drawings, assemblies and schemes. Able to guide others in this activity to ensure a compatible product structure. Experience Required: Several years of axle / Suspension concept design and development from Program Kick Off to Proof of Concept. Catia V5 or equivalent CAD system user (good level, typically 5+ years full time use) for the creation of vehicle components (training available tbc). The candidate should have a higher education qualification in Mechanical engineering or a closely related discipline. Experience Preferred: TeamCentre Engineering usage. Enovia VPM usage. Catia V6 usage. Experience of JLR or Ford product creation processes, methods and systems is an advantage. A full degree in mechanical engineering is preferred. Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon. If you have knowledge of this area and you want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the Specialsit Chassis Engineer role, please contact Lois Weston at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384446119.
Contract / Gaydon, Warwickshire
Mechanical Technician Chemical Process Industry Hertfordshire Salary £Negotiable We are currently recruiting for an experienced and proactive Mechanical Technician to support our clients operations, by providing the necessary engineering skills to safely maintain all site equipment, in accordance to engineering standards. The successful candidate will be responsible for providing mechanical maintenance activities of the plant, therefore the ability to conduct effective diagnostic skills, on a wide range of plant and equipment is required. Having previous experience in chemical process industry would be an advantage. Key responsibilities for the Mechanical Technician role: * To provide a skilled execution of Planned, Reactive & corrective Mechanical maintenance activities * Working with the Maintenance Team Leader to problem solve and effectively identify work priorities * To ensure that customers and stakeholders are supported in their daily operational needs * Identify and carry out plant modification work to help enhance both plant safety and efficiency * Cooperate with reliability Engineer to continually drive our proactive engineering programme, participate in failure investigations, identify and report back reliability issues within the plant Skills and experience required for the Mechanical Technician role * Preferably qualified HNC, C&G, B-Tech in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent level of experience and/or qualification * Demonstrable competence in a wide range of engineering skills and disciplines including, Pump, Vacuum and steam systems, Hydraulics & Pneumatic, Plastic & glass pipework * Excellent fault finding and diagnostic skills, on a wide range of plant and equipment * Basic workshop skills including, fabricating, welding & machining * Team player able to support other disciplines if required * Skilled and confident communicator who can clearly present ideas and solutions * Demonstrable strong health & safety awareness * Highly organised and disciplined * Strong attention to detail and self-motivation * Working knowledge of MS Office You will be required to work a rotating shift pattern working 5 days (7am-7pm) with following 4 days off. A competitive benefit package which includes but is not limited to: excellent company pension scheme, free lunch, 25 days annual leave, solid training and development programme, medical cash plan, attractive company bonus scheme and a share incentive plan.
Permanent / Hertfordshire, England
SMT Maintenance Engineer - Electronics Manufacturing
Multi Skilled Maintenance Engineer - rotating shifts, predominantly Monday to Friday with some weekend working - SMT Electronics manufacturing - £27k plus ample overtime at premium rates - Pencoed, South Wales The business is a global giant in all things electronic and entertainment from the latest in 4K recording technology today and a history of innovation and development in both professional and consumer electronic products. The company boasts revenues annually of over £70 billion and the site in South Wales is the only manufacturing unit in the UK. The collaboration with companies around the world to develop world-class products has delivered major projects from the site including the creation of LED technology, medical devices and the recent success of the Raspberry Pi a credit card-size micro-computer that has become hugely popular. As a result of sustained growth the South Wales manufacturing facility are seeking a number of SMT Technicians also known as multi skilled Maintenance Engineers to deliver preventative and reactive maintenance to SMT manufacturing machinery. The role will see you working to TPM principles working through preventative maintenance schedules ensuring uninterrupted, fault free manufacturing within the sites surface mount technology unit. You will be working on 3 phase electrical systems and mechanical systems to include pneumatic and hydraulics and some electronics such as PLC or machine control systems. Ideal candidates will have worked on SMT manufacturing machinery previously however we will consider all applicants that are suitably qualified and can demonstrate core competencies around fault finding and repair of electromechanical machinery. You will ideally be qualified to ONC/HNC or BTEC level 3 in a relevant Engineering discipline although other routes to qualification will be considered. This is a fantastic opportunity to join a state of the art facility offering excellent working conditions, subsidised canteen, on site gym, industry leading training facility and much more. Working patterns are rotating days and nights and are set up to offer effectively one week off every month with minimal weekend working outside of overtime paid at premium rates. For more information or to apply please click the apply now button to submit your CV to Phil Bloomer of Jonathan Lee Recruitment
Permanent / Bridgend, Wales
Technical Sales Support Specialist - Coventry
Technical Sales Support Specialist - Coventry Automotive industry - Vehicle Testing Equipment Salary negotiable By fully understanding the company equipment portfolio, the purpose of the role is to support and present to clients by preparing the most appropriate costed technical quotations for all of customer's requirements. Duties of the Technical Sales Support Specialist - To develop and produce technical solutions and priced quotations in response to customer requirements. This will include table top drawings, sales literature and to make presentations to support the bidding process. - To develop and maintain a high-level of technical expertise in the company systems and products. - To ensure compliance with all quality assurance and environmental protection procedures pertinent to the proposed solution. - To develop and maintain harmonious relations with colleagues in the business and with the company's potential, past and present customers. - To travel to customer sites as is reasonably required to achieve the targets set by the role. Skills/experience required for the Technical Sales Support Specialist - Automotive, Electrical or Mechanical Engineering background. - Demonstrated experience of vehicle powertrain or rotating machinery. What you will get as a Technical Sales Support Specialist - Excellent salary and attractive benefits package. - Excellent career development opportunities. Applications: We are immediately sourcing suitable candidates for this role. If you are interested please apply with your CV and covering letter, along with confirmation of your current notice period and salary expectations. Shortlisted candidates will be contacted prior to submission with further details. However, should you wish to discuss your application in the meantime, please contact Justin Wainwright on 01268 889267 or 07711 156281
Permanent / West Midlands, England
Key Account Manager - Midlands
Key Account Manager Midlands Automotive Vehicle Test Engineering £Negotiable The purpose of the role is to lead the business sales and marketing on key accounts within the specified location. Duties of the Key Account Manager role: · Foster good working relationships with all customers. · Regularly visit key staff within the group at various locations. · To ensure update and synchronisation of all quotations with the head-office system. · To create and present quotations. · To negotiate and close orders within the prescribed limits of authority. · To liaise closely with the Project Managers dealing with current projects to ensure harmonious working and mutual support for all areas of the business. · To maintain a suitable level of expertise with the company sales software and product portfolio. Skills/experience required for the Key Account Manager role: · A solid career history in Technical Sales to the automotive or allied industries. · A high level of negotiating, presentation and interpersonal skills. · Ideally skilled and experienced in at least one area of engine or vehicle test technology. · Prepared to travel internationally as required. Applications: We are immediately sourcing suitable candidates for this role. If you are interested please apply with your CV and covering letter, along with confirmation of your current notice period and salary expectations. Shortlisted candidates will be contacted prior to submission with further details. However, should you wish to discuss your application in the meantime, please contact Justin Wainwright on 01268 889267 or 07711 156281
Permanent / West Midlands, England
Industrial Engineering Manager - Electronics Manufacturing
Industrial Engineering Manager - Electronic Manufacturing - salary £36k to £42k depending on experience - Opportunity for KPI related annual bonus - Bridged, South Wales The company is a global, high end electronics manufacturing business boasting annual revenue is excess of £80 billion. This is a fantastic opportunity to join the sites journey through the manufacture of the latest in 4k recording technology and also the provision of contract manufacturing solutions for other electronics based businesses. As a site Industrial Engineering Manager you will join a team of Engineering Management and take responsibility for a team of Industrial Engineers with a view to offering a right first time effective service to manufacturing operations. In this role your team will be responsible for innovation, monitoring and maintaining key KPI's and the introduction of new manufacturing processes. The team works across the site in process flow creation, NPI or new model introduction with process and manufacturing aids, production concept design, quality and productivity projects, work study analysis to include TAKT times or MTM time studies, time and motion and assembly methods. In short it will be your teams job to ensure designs and concepts become a production reality ensuring everyone has everything needed for continuous, uninterrupted, fault free manufacturing of high end electronic consumer and commercial products. Your team will also drive improvements across site to include eliminating where possible production waste and delivering efficiency improvements. To this end experience and working knowledge of LEAN principles, six sigma, kaizen, 5s and similar will be a distinct advantage. Due to the nature of the product and environment ideal candidates will come from a high end electronic manufacturing background. You will ideally be degree qualified in a relevant engineering discipline and offer previous experience of managing a multi skilled engineering team. The business is offering a very interesting and exciting opportunity to work with cutting edge technology and develop a career with genuine market leader which will include ongoing development through a combination of support from the on site learning and development centre and some opportunities for international travel. This is all supported with a fantastic benefits package, on site gym, subsidised canteen and much more. To express your interest or to apply please click the apply now button to submit your CV to Phil Bloomer of Jonathan Lee Recruitment.
Permanent / Bridgend, Wales