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Simon Roberts Associate Director posted 9 months ago

Interim professionals can make a significant business impact, but finding the right interim manager is key to this success. It is essential therefore that there is real clarity around what a business wants to achieve by taking on an interim manager. In some cases this need is clear cut, such as appointing a direct stand-in for an absence caused by illness.

However, in many cases taking on an interim manager presents an opportunity to engage with an industry professional who can apply extensive senior management experience and a greater breadth of industry knowledge . Setting objectives and goals from the outset is important, but be prepared to change and be flexible. Interim managers are adept at unearthing the root cause of problems and these may need to be addressed if the original plan is to succeed. 

A good example is demonstrated in a recent Interim placement with an established, family run business who perceived they had a major problem with manufacturing and production. Placing an Interim Operations Director within the business, the interim quickly established that the root of the problem was poor quality information being released to the manufacturing teams. 

This resulted in ineffective planning and scheduling; incomplete Bills of Materials (BOMs) were being released resulting in material shortages and the wrong parts being ordered. The impact of this was increased cost and late delivery. When the interim manager explained this to the Board, the focus of the assignment was changed with the new remit to implement a more stringent sales, contract and customer management process. 


The positive impact across the business was dramatic and the changes formed the basis of a company-wide transformation project. The improvement and gains brought about by better communication and breaking down departmental silos lead to an increase in product throughput, reduced cost and greatly improved quality and on-time delivery. 


The company was eventually sold to an international business who have engaged the same interim manager on several occasions to complete similar exercises within their new acquisitions. 

Interim managers, with their breadth of management and technology experience, are helping manufacturing businesses rise to the challenge of competing in a global market place. These movers and shakers are increasingly bringing their knowledge and experience to bear within the SME sector. 


Often seen as the backbone of UK manufacturing, SMEs are increasingly having to consider new enabling technology and look for advice on what and where they should invest. Developing these technology road maps can be daunting, but working with an interim manager allows a company to employ a specialist resource when it is most needed to help define business strategy, giving independent advice and then delivering the management and implementation of the plan. 


In ever changing, challenging and uncertain times, the ability to secure the right resource when you need it most is essential. Jonathan Lee Interim Management continues to meet the needs of its clients by providing high calibre interim managers across the engineering, manufacturing and technology sectors.


To find out more, get in touch with Simon Roberts, Associate Director at Jonathan Lee Interim Management.


simon.roberts@jonlee.co.uk
01384 446113
www.jonlee.co.uk/interim-management

 

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Permanent / Gaydon, Warwickshire

Quality Engineer

Quality Engineer - Aerospace/Automotive - Gloucester - Permanent A Quality Engineer with knowledge of the aerospace and ideally automotive sectors is required by our client, a precision machining facility based in the Tewkesbury area. Candidates with an aerospace bias would be well received. Key Responsibilities of the Quality Engineer will include: Defining quality-related shop floor controls such as inspection and testing or products Managing customer and supplier non-conformance issues Working with departments to highlight and action any issues identified and ensuring improvement activities are addressed appropriately Manging NPI activities to ensure delivery against project plans Managing PPAP activities Conducting, reporting and updating Internal and Supplier audits Ensuring timely turnaround of concessions and production permits Managing the calibration system The Quality Engineer should have the following skills or experience: Competent in a relevant engineering discipline - preferably to Degree, HNC or equivalent experience. Proficient understanding of Quality Management System requirements (AS9100 and ISO9000 (mandatory) and TS16949 (beneficial). Proficient understanding and experience of using quality related tools and techniques (CAPA, APQP, SPC, PPAP, FMEA, MSA, problem solving tools, process control techniques). Effective communication skills (written, verbal and presentation) Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon. If you have knowledge of Quality Management Systems within the aerospace industry and you would like to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the Quality Engineer role, please contact Sarah Davies at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384 446143.

Permanent / Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire

Product Assurance Quality Inspector

Product Assurance Quality Inspector - Aerospace - Attractive - Fixed Term 2 Year Contract - Attractive A Product Assurance Quality Inspector is required to join an innovative Aerospace and Defence company on Permanent basis that specialises in advanced products primarily for the Aerospace industry. The Product Assurance Quality Inspector will be involved with an effective and efficient process to provide a specialist and support inspection service. The Product Assurance Quality Inspector will assist in the implementation and continual improvement of Process Control by auditing to meet Production and Quality requirements. The Product Assurance Quality Inspector will be responsible for product assurance activities including inspecting and certifying product in manufacturing and at goods inwards. Responsibilities of the Product Assurance Quality Inspector Operate specialist measuring, test and inspection equipment Provide product assurance support services (for which trained) Achieve production requirements and to maintain gauging and quality standards Carry out Process Control Audits as required Work with Supplies, Manufacturing, Assembly and Dispatch Ensure Process Control is carried out in conjunction with current quality standards Undertake First Article Inspection of Goods/Products Adhere to the Quality Procedure (QP) requirements Train other team members as required Participate in the Continuous Improvement process Assist with the Product and Quality Assurance service and production operations Comply with company Environmental Health and Safety Policies and Quality Procedures Support the operation of Company systems Familiar with computer based and document based systems Develop and maintain good relationships with all contacts Ability to work in a team environment and contribute to the team's objectives performance Interfacing with people external to the Company as required Requirements and Experience of the Product Assurance Quality Inspector Ideally should have served an engineering apprenticeship Familiar with product assurance measuring techniques Education to BTEC or City & Guilds advantageous An inspection or product assurance background Familiarity with Quality Procedures and Standards Ability to operate various inspection and test equipment Conversant with drawing and other engineering documentation standards Demonstrable ability to work with minimum supervision Good planning, organisational, analytical, interpersonal skills Good oral and written communication skills are required Must adhere to the Risk Assessments and COSHH Assessments Security Clearance may be required for this role due to the nature of the products involved. If interested in this role then please contact Peter Heap at Jonathan Lee Recruitment or apply directly. Alternatively, please send suitable MS Word Format CV's directly to this Email for review.

Permanent / West Midlands, England

Business Strategy and Planning Controller

Business Strategy and Planning Controller £Negotiable Cranfield, Bedfordshire Automotive A Business Strategy and Planning Controller is required with project management experience and the ability to write coding to create Software applications. The Business Strategy and Planning Controller should have the following skills or experience: Degree / Business Administrative Management would be beneficial. Ability to write coding to create Software applications MS Excel: Advanced Project Management Experience Ability to understand stakeholder requirements, analyse data & present clear concise reports Excellent Communication Skills: Comfortable communicating with Senior Management - explaining directives & strategies Logical, Organised and approachable manner Self-motivated & the ability to work on their own to tight deadlines Ability to write simple Software packages High degree of integrity/confidentiality Flexibility, Adaptability, and ability to multitask If you have any questions about the Business Strategy and Planning Controller role or would like to apply, please contact Shannon Wade at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01268 889262.

Contract / Bedfordshire, England

Buyer

A Buyer is required with knowledge of Electrical/Electronic automotive commodities. Candidates with experience of the automotive industry would be especially well received. Due to a ground breaking and innovative project this company, a true revolutionary when it comes to market changing ideas, based in Wiltshire requires a visionary and passionate Buyer with end to end procurement process skills and experience for a new position which could be permanent or contract depending on your preference. As a Buyer you will be required to: Take full responsibility for Electrical/Electronic automotive commodities throughout the full lifecycle of procurement and production processes. Own supplier process from sourcing, to negotiating, to contractual discussions, to managing and developing the relationships when in situ. Interact with other commodity buyers within the department to ensure a seamless procurement environment is created, enabling project success. The Buyer should have the following skills or experience: End to End Electrical/Electronic automotive components experience. Superb supplier skills on a global basis. A passion for innovation and a determination to succeed. This is an excellent opportunity for anyone with knowledge of automotive buying, perhaps from within an NPI environment, to develop your career. In return for your experience, this Wiltshire-based company will offer you: A permanent or contract role, depending on your preference. A negotiable salary or hourly rate (permanent from circa £25-35k, contract paying circa £30-35 per hour) Exposure to one of the most dynamic and influential technology companies in modern times. Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon. If you have knowledge as an Electrical/Electronic automotive commodity buyer and you want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the Buyer (Electrical/Electronic automotive commodities) role, please contact Claire Male at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384 446131.

Contract / Wiltshire, England

Buyer

A Buyer is required with knowledge of NPI Procurement environments. Candidates with experience of the automotive industry would be especially well received. Due to a ground breaking and innovative project this company, a true revolutionary when it comes to market changing ideas, based in Wiltshire requires a visionary and passionate Buyer with end to end procurement process skills and experience for a new position which could be permanent or contract depending on your preference. As a Buyer you will be required to: Take full responsibility for automotive commodities within an NPI Procurement environment throughout the full lifecycle of procurement and production processes. Own supplier process from sourcing, to negotiating, to contractual discussions, to managing and developing the relationships when in situ. Interact with other commodity buyers within the department to ensure a seamless procurement environment is created, enabling project success. The Buyer should have the following skills or experience: End to End automotive components experience within an NPI Procurement environment. Superb supplier skills on a global basis. A passion for innovation and a determination to succeed. This is an excellent opportunity for anyone with knowledge of working within an NPI Procurement environment, perhaps from within automotive, to develop your career. In return for your experience, this Wiltshire-based company will offer you: A permanent or contract role, depending on your preference. A negotiable salary or hourly rate (permanent from circa £25-35k, contract paying circa £30-35 per hour) Exposure to one of the most dynamic and influential technology companies in modern times. Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon. If you have knowledge of working as a commodity buyer within an NPI Procurement environment and you want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the Buyer (NPI) role, please contact Claire Male at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384 446131.

Contract / Wiltshire, England

Buyer

A Buyer is required with knowledge of interior or exterior trim. Candidates with experience of the automotive industry would be especially well received. Due to a ground breaking and innovative project this company, a true revolutionary when it comes to market changing ideas, based in Wiltshire requires a visionary and passionate Buyer with end to end procurement process skills and experience for a new position which could be permanent or contract depending on your preference. As a Buyer you will be required to: Take full responsibility for interior or exterior trim throughout the full lifecycle of procurement and production processes. Own supplier process from sourcing, to negotiating, to contractual discussions, to managing and developing the relationships when in situ. Interact with other commodity buyers within the department to ensure a seamless procurement environment is created, enabling project success. The Buyer should have the following skills or experience: End to End interior or exterior trim experience. Superb supplier skills on a global basis. A passion for innovation and a determination to succeed. This is an excellent opportunity for anyone with knowledge of automotive buying, perhaps from within an NPI environment, to develop your career. In return for your experience, this Wiltshire-based company will offer you: A permanent or contract role, depending on your preference. A negotiable salary or hourly rate (permanent from circa £25-35k, contract paying circa £30-35 per hour) Exposure to one of the most dynamic and influential technology companies in modern times. Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon. If you have knowledge as an Interior Buyer or and Exterior Buyer and you want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the Buyer (Interior or Exterior trim) role, please contact Claire Male at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384 446131.

Contract / Wiltshire, England

Buyer

A Procurement Specialist is required with knowledge of production buying. Candidates with experience of the automotive industry would be especially well received. Due to a ground breaking and innovative project this company, a true revolutionary when it comes to market changing ideas, based in Wiltshire requires a visionary and passionate Buyer with end to end procurement process skills and experience for a new position which could be permanent or contract depending on your preference. As a Buyer you will be required to: Take full responsibility for automotive commodities within an NPI Procurement environment throughout the full lifecycle of procurement and production processes. Own supplier process from sourcing, to negotiating, to contractual discussions, to managing and developing the relationships when in situ. Interact with other commodity buyers within the department to ensure a seamless procurement environment is created, enabling project success. The Buyer should have the following skills or experience: End to End production buying skills across a commodity (or a range of commodities). Superb supplier skills on a global basis. A passion for innovation and a determination to succeed. This is an excellent opportunity for a Procurement Specialist with knowledge of commodity buying across one or a range of commodities, perhaps from within automotive, to develop your career. In return for your experience, this Wiltshire-based company will offer you: A permanent or contract role, depending on your preference. A negotiable salary or hourly rate (permanent from circa £25-35k, contract paying circa £30-35 per hour) Exposure to one of the most dynamic and influential technology companies in modern times. Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon. If you are a Procurement Specialist and have knowledge of commodity buying and you want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the Buyer (Commodities) role, please contact Claire Male at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384 446131.

Contract / Wiltshire, England

Energy Manager

Energy Manager Oxford Automotive/ Manufacturing/ Engineering/ Facilities An Energy Manager is required with knowledge of Energy Management Services to ensure business units remain operational, robust and sustainable for a multi-facility production site. Candidates with experience of working in a complex business environment, who are decisive, with strong leadership skills, candidates from a manufacturing background would be well received. Due to reorganisation this company, a premium brand high-volume automotive manufacturer requires an experienced Energy Facilities Manager with experience of Energy and Facilities Management for a new permanent role. As a Energy Manager you will be required to: Define and maintain Energy and Facility services to ensure business units remain robust, operational and sustainable. Monitor standards, policies, procedures and guidance to ensure these remain compliant to all relevant legislation, regulations, guidelines and internal governance. Support and project manage design approval for Energy Management and facility systems. The Energy Manager should have the following skills or experience: Degree or postgraduate diploma in either Engineering, Facility and Energy Management fields or equivalent technical knowledge Proven background in all aspects of Facility and Energy Management. Strong background in facility and energy management, engineering or consulting experience in a corporate, complex business environment encompassing multiple facilities in a diverse geography. Must be decisive, have initiative, strong leadership and communication skills. Must be able to work well under pressure and be capable managing technical standards within the organisation. This is an excellent opportunity for anyone with knowledge Energy Management to develop your career. In return for your experience, this Oxford-based automotive company will offer you: Excellent Basic Salary Car Bonus Life Assurance Pension Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon. If you have knowledge of Energy and Facilities Management and strong leadership skills and you want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the Energy Manager role, please contact Katharine Bignell at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384 446188.

Permanent / Oxford, Oxfordshire

Maintenance Planner

Maintenance Planner Hertfordshire Manufacturing Permanent Salary negotiable. We are looking for a highly-skilled and experienced Maintenance Planner who will support projects within the Maintenance Team. The Maintenance Planner will ensure the system is built in a way that reflects the company's maintenance work flows and captures the data needed to drive maintenance performance. The successful candidate will join the business and work alongside existing Maintenance Planners to understand the current system e.g. how the equipment is set up, how the BOMs are built, how the schedules are set up etc. Key Responsibilities for the Maintenance Planner role. Ensure the CMMS project deliverables are met in line with the project team and timeline Learn the maintenance planning process for Johnson Matthey Drive continuous improvement of the maintenance planning process Represent the planning function during the project phase Provide first line support to CMMS end users (planners) Develop and deliver training to improve business stakeholder's awareness Formulate and agree policy and best practices to identify criteria for evaluating project design and implementation Liaise weekly with the maintenance planners to discuss progress/ concerns Skills and experience required for the Maintenance Planner role: Diploma or equivalent in an engineering discipline, or apprentice trained Previous experience in a similar role Exceptional Planning, Scheduling and Co-ordination skills Good knowledge of Asset Management Systems (CMMS) Demonstrable experience using CMMS systems Experience on implementing a CMMS into a business Solid experience with document control and document management systems Ability to deliver innovative and practical solutions Able to give and receive clear and unbiased information Build strategic working relationships High energy and enthusiasm Ability to distil complex situations into clear and simple summaries for presentation to non- subject-matter expert / senior leadership teams.

Permanent / Royston, Hertfordshire

Field Service Engineers

Summary Panel: Service Engineer £30,000 plus overtime (Realistic earning potential up to £40,000 which includes overtime) Location: Sheffield, Midlands, Milton Keynes Multi Skilled Service Engineers are required for a leading metal manufacturer. Service Engineers are required with knowledge of Electrical Engineering and some exposure to mechanical engineering/plant equipment. Candidates with experience from the Automation sector or Metal industry would be well received. Due to expansion, this company operating across the UK and Ireland requires Multiskilled Service Engineers for new permanent roles. As a Service Engineer you will be required to: * Work within a team of existing service engineers and the head office functions. * Work with a customer focus delivering high standards of professionalism and consideration. * Flexible approach to working patterns and requirements, ensuring full reporting when necessary The Service Engineers should have the following skills or experience: * Technical or Professional Industry relevant qualifications as well as a high level of competency demonstrated * IT literate, including Microsoft Office and reporting software * Ideally electrical bias but knowledge of electrical, electronics, PLC, Mechanical, Hydraulics and Pneumatics is required This is an excellent opportunity for anyone with knowledge of machinery to develop your career. In return for your experience, this UK based Metal Manufacturing company will offer you: * Basis salary of £30,000 with overtime and performance based bonuses. * 23 days holiday, 6% pension contribution and private healthcare. * Company vehicle, Fuel Card, Mobile Phone and Laptop Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon. If you have knowledge of Electrical and Mechanical Engineering and you want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the Service Engineer role, please contact Mary O'Brien at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384 446 168.

Permanent / Sheffield, South Yorkshire

Mechanical Build Engineer

MECHANICAL BUILD ENGINEER Location: Worcester Sector: Automation A new Mechanical Build Engineer is required within an established and growing company with a leading provider of automation engineering services and solutions. Working across a wide range of industries, including automotive, rail, aerospace, pharmaceutical, food and beverage. The new candidate will be joining a strong, highly motivated and successful team, who will play an important role in the progression of the business. We are looking for an extremely motivated candidate, a highly energised individual who is passionate about their work and can develop and grow within the role. Reporting to the Manufacturing & Logistics Manager Undertake mechanical and pneumatic machine build activities working from technical assembly drawings, working on own initiative and in an efficient manner. Provide feedback on daily basis of build status to Manufacturing Manager Liaise with other departments to identify and satisfactorily resolve any build issues that may arise Mentor and train Apprentices during build activities ensuring that best practice methods are employed and passed on. Maintain a high standard of workmanship commensurate to existing company build standards. Provide on-site support at Customers premises for build, commissioning and snagging activities, this will require travel, working unsociable hours and being the company, customer facing representative. Work in a clean, tidy, efficient manner in accordance with the company Health & Safety systems. Participate in Continuous Improvement activities. Attend and contribute to Daily Team meetings Maintain a high standard of time keeping and attendance Undertake any other duties that are within capabilities as required by operational necessity. Experience within the automation industry is essential, as this role will be working on complex automated systems and machines. If you are interested in this Mechanical Build Engineer role and you seek an exciting opportunity, then please click on the link to apply or contact Ed Smith - Automation Recruitment Specialist - or call 01384 446 133

Permanent / Worcester, Worcestershire

NPI Quality Engineer

Job title: NPI Quality Engineer Salary Range: £30.00 to £35.00 per hour Location: Shrewsbury An NPI Quality Engineer is required with knowledge of APQP and PPAP. Candidates with experience of the Automotive industry would be well received. This Tier 1 Automotive company based in Shrewsbury requires an experienced Quality Engineer with a hands on approach to problem solving for a new 12 month contract. As an NPI Quality Engineer you will be required to: Track timing with suppliers and report to Project Manager Validate and buy-off Gauge / Checking fixture Produce Gauge Instruction Sheets Assist Tooling engineers with dimensional analysis for part maturation and buy-off of tooling/product Attend build events and buy-off events at suppliers Liaise with Plant Quality for CMM Set up of measurement activities in Plant - GRR, ISIR, CAP studies and metal thinning reports. Analysis of measurement reports and feedback to Project Management and Tooling Engineers Develop Measurement Strategy in line with Customer Specifics Ensure Customer SC's and CC's are incorporated into PFMEA, Control Plans, shop floor documentation Develop PPAP file in line with NPI Toll gates and report progress Gain Plant sign off for PPAP documentation prior to customer review Work within the companies framework - APQP and Business specific requirements; SPDP - CPMP (SAEP and STEP) (APQP) MAFACT PPAP Track Tapestry systems CSR The NPI Quality Engineer should have the following skills or experience: Experience of Panel checking fixtures, CMM Capabilities, gauges used in BIW Measurement Knowledge and experience of using project management tools. Familiarisation with various PC Microsoft based software Understanding of Customer Product Quality expectations - CSR GD&T interpretation capability Communication with working team Problem resolution and escalation Willingness to travel long distance and to work abroad during build events when required This is an excellent opportunity for anyone with knowledge of BIW Engineering or pressing experience to develop your career. In return for your experience, this Shrewsbury based Automotive company will offer you £30.00 to £35.00 per hour. Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon. If you have experience in Project or Plant Quality and you want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the NPI Quality Engineer role, please contact Georgia Silk at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384 446147

Contract / Shrewsbury, Shropshire

Mechanical Fitter

Summary Panel: Job title: Mechanical Fitters Salary Range; Up to £23,000 DOE Location: Aylesbury This expanding 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 automation machinery 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 £23,000 basic salary, dependant on experience - 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 / Bedfordshire, England

Java Tech Lead/Server side Engineer

Our client is a pure play engineering solutions company with a proven track record that serves the product lifecycle needs of high technology companies. A pioneer in offshore product development engineering, they are one of the largest engineering service providers that cater to diversified verticals. Due to an increase in work load they are now looking for experienced hands on senior server-side Java Tech Leads with strong Java and database skills. You will be overseen by a customer manager, but at your seniority they expect that you do not require constant supervision. To be successful in the role you must be experienced enough to provide your own solutions to sometimes complex problems, and be committed to the quality of your deliverables, so review and rework is minimised. As part of the role you will be expected to lead offshore teams and coordinate with teams in the US and you will be responsible for evaluating Java and database technologies and drive proof-of-concepts. Required Skills (Technical Competency): Java 8 Database technologies (Oracle and Cassandra strongly preferred, Mongo DB) Architecture of High Traffic eCommerce web sites (scale, fault tolerance etc.) Technical design skills Good communication skills Agile project delivery In return they will offer a flexible working environment as well as highly competitive contract rates.

Contract / City of London, London

Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) Consultant

A CFD Engineer is required for a leading consultancy based in Bristol to join an already established team. Our client supports organisations to manage risks that could affect life, the environment, or asset performance by providing safety and risk management analyses and engineering solutions. This senior level engineer will support clients across a range of industry sectors including Water, Nuclear, Power and Oil & Gas. The work would involve: business development; client contact & establishing clients' needs; preparing proposals; undertaking calculations; supervision of staff; interpretation and presentation of results to our clients. To be considered for this CFD Engineering position we will be seeking an individual with the following experience: Successful candidates will possess a degree in Engineering or Physical Sciences, preferably with a higher degree which involved Numerical Modelling (CFD). Candidates should possess good knowledge of commercial CFD tools, ideally ANSYS Fluent or CFX. The ideal candidate should have excellent oral and written communication skills and several years' CFD experience in a consulting or industrial role. Experience of office software tools and operating systems (Linux and WinXP) and programming skills with FORTRAN, C and MATLAB or other scripting tools are essential. Previous experience meeting clients and developing their needs would be an advantage; however, candidates interested developing into this role will also be considered. This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced Computational Fluid Dynamics Engineer to join an expanding organisation that can offer real commitment to your professional growth. In return our client can offer a market competitive salary, pension, private healthcare, 25 days holiday plus statutory leave, a non-guaranteed bonus and profit share scheme. If you would like to discuss this role in more detail then please call 01384 397555 and ask for Les Hines or send an email and CV.

Permanent / Bristol, England

Paint Spray Technician - Wolverhampton

Paint Spray Technician - Wolverhampton (Contract) A Paint Spray Technician is required by our client, a leading Aerospace and Defence Company based in Wolverhampton. The Paint Spray Technician will be responsible for wet paint spraying of aerospace components. Paint Spray Technician - Key Responsibilities: Masking and de-masking of complex aerospace components Setting up paint equipment Manual paint spraying of component parts Application of primer coats, basecoats and lacquers Carrying out quality checks Cleaning and maintaining equipment An understanding of batch control for traceability and audit purposes Skills and Experience required for the Paint Spray Technician: Good communication skills Ability to work on own initiative Ability to maintain quality at all times Ability to work to engineering drawings and follow detailed instructions Automotive or aerospace paint spraying experience desirable **Security Clearance will be required for this role and therefore only applications from candidates able to obtain this will be considered. We anticipate that demand for this role will be high and interviews will be arranged very soon. If you wish to be considered, please apply today. For further information on the Paint Spray Technician role, please contact Sarah Davies at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384 446 143.

Contract / Wolverhampton, West Midlands

Bill of Materials and Specification Analyst - 34957

Bill of Materials and Specification Analyst Paying up to £21.52 per hour 12 month contract A Bill of Materials and Specification Analyst is required to provide support for a Coventry based luxury car manufacturing organisation. The Bill of Materials and Specification Analyst role is a temporary assignment for 12 months and is paying up to £21.52 per hour for the following skills/experience: Responsible for the creation, development and engineering aspects of the bill of material (BOM) for each product and their territories Supporting investigation of market problem log closures, ensuring the correct level of material is supplied to meet the market the required market build standards for BOM integrity, packaging, quality and safety Supporting in the resolution of technical issues and ensuring that learning from the other territories is transferred where applicable The ideal person will have: Bill of materials or change management experience Problem solving skills An engineering background advantageous Knowledge of MS packages

Contract / Coventry, West Midlands

Powertrain Engine Test Engineer - 34986

Job title: Senior Powertrain Engine Test Engineer Salary Range: Up to £28.19 per hour LTD Location: Wolverhampton and Whitley Industry: Powertrain - Manufacturing The Senior Powertrain Engine Test Engineer will join a department responsible for the development and introduction of new and modified processes and facilities associated with new model introductions and model year changes, within Assembly & Test. You will hold a senior position within the Engine Test team, working closely with Product Development Engineers, Facility vendors and Tooling Suppliers to ensure that component and whole engine designs meet world class quality and efficiency standards. Engine Testing covers Dynamometer Testing, Hot Run, Cold Test and In Process Test Equipment. To apply for this position you should have some of the following: Experienced Test Facility Project Manager within Powertrain environment. Significant knowledge of Engine Test Facilities and test procedures. Experience working with Virtual Build 2D and 3 CAD Skills. Extensive experience of Engine Test Facility Installations and Development. Detailed understanding of Engine Test Dynamometers and test procedures. Understanding and direct previous experience of Internal Combustion Engine Cold Test Cells Understanding of In Process Test Systems for Engine Assembly, including Torque to Turn and Leak Test Stations for Cylinder Blocks and Heads. Experience of Power Train systems, AIMS, EFEAS, WERS, GSPAS. Previous experience with designing Test systems for Diesel and or Petrol. Unfortunately candidates requiring visa sponsorship CANNOT be considered for this Senior Powertrain Engine Test Engineer role. To apply you MUST have either an EU/UK passport or a Visa that does not require sponsorship. Please contact James Tilley for details.

Contract / Wolverhampton, West Midlands

Cyber Security Lead Engineer - 34966

Ref: 34966 Title: Cyber Security Lead Engineer Salary Range: £30.33 - £31.33 / Hr (ltd Co) Division: Chassis Engineering Contract Position based at: Gaydon Position Description: As Cyber Security Lead Engineer within Chassis Engineering, you will be required to lead the cyber security activities for chassis features and technologies in accordance with our internal lifecycle. Working alongside the Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) and Powertrain departments, you will ensure the seamless embodiment of cyber security requirements. You will also be expected to engage with Subject Matter Experts, Lead Engineers and Technical Specialists to drive cultural change and cyber security awareness within the team. In the pursuit of technical excellence and efficient delivery, you will also liaise with, and build relationships with suppliers. You will attend and organise regular review meetings and support test engineers regarding verification and validation of cyber security requirements and goals. Skills Required: Key Skills Required Compilation of Cyber Security requirements Threat Analysis & Risk Assessment Experience Required: Your expertise will support the following: Provide technical support to system engineers in threat modelling and risk assessments, to ensure that the highest risk potential threats, and cybersecurity goals are identified; Ensure the development of cyber security concepts to meet cyber security goals; Plan and conduct reviews and assessments of cyber security concepts; Liaise with suppliers to ensure: o Specification of technicalcyber security requirements; System design to meet technical cyber security requirements; Feature integration and cyber security testing; Cyber security validation; Cyber security assessment. Provide technical support incyber security best practices, including: Common attack types; Protection, Detection, and Prevention methods. Keep up to date with the latest industry technology developments and standards; Liaise with cyber security experts within to develop a companywide cyber security process and management system. Focused on delivering quality, consistent results in a highly demanding environment, you will demonstrate logical and analytical thinking, with the ability to draw on your own initiative to solve problems. Experience Preferred: Ideally, it would be desirable if you also hold a good knowledge of Chassis Systems, vehicle electrical architecture, and networks, alongside a working knowledge of Functional Safety. Education Required: Educated to Degree level in Electrical/ Electronic/ Software Engineering or Computer Science. If you are interested in this contract opprtunity please apply now.

Contract / Gaydon, Warwickshire

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