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The hunt to find Britain’s best manufacturers is on. EEF, the manufacturers’ organisation, has launched the 9th annual Future Manufacturing Awards, designed to find Britain’s unsung manufacturing heroes and most outstanding apprentices.
 

There are nine award categories that companies can go for. This includes a Developing People Award, sponsored by Jonathan Lee Recruitment, for the company that has done the most to build skills, harness talent and develop its employees. Last year’s winner was Superior Seals, a leading manufacturer of high integrity o-rings and seals, which employs 199 people.

The hunt to find Britain’s best manufacturers is on. EEF, the manufacturers’ organisation, has launched the 9th annual Future Manufacturing Awards, designed to find Britain’s unsung manufacturing heroes and most outstanding apprentices.

There are nine award categories that companies can go for. This includes a Developing People Award, sponsored by Jonathan Lee Recruitment, for the company that has done the most to build skills, harness talent and develop its employees. Last year’s winner was Superior Seals, a leading manufacturer of high integrity o-rings and seals, which employs 199 people.

Other awards recognise business growth, export, innovation, leadership, environmental achievement, health and safety and partnerships. Entries will be judged regionally, with the winners going on to compete for a national award. One manufacturer will go on to be crowned EEF’s prestigious ‘Winner of Winners’.

The awards are free, easy to enter and give apprentices, manufacturers and supply chain businesses of all sizes from across the UK the chance to shine.The awards also celebrate the brilliant work being done by manufacturing apprentices across the UK and help to promote the wealth of high quality opportunities available to young people in industry today.

Last year’s EEF Future Manufacturing Award winners, Liam Stratten and Katie Bodman from Superior Seals Ltd, collecting the Developing People Category Award from Jon Blaze, Head of UK Operations at Jonathan Lee Recruitment.


Terry Scuoler, CEO of EEF, says: “A strong manufacturing sector is the cornerstone of the economy, providing much-needed jobs and prosperity in every region of the UK. This takes dedication, dynamism and hard work, especially when it comes to building skills and developing employees, which can be a game-changer for firms.

“Despite these attributes, and many more, our sector is full of unsung heroes who do not get the recognition they deserve. These awards go some way towards addressing this and ensure their success and contribution are celebrated.”

Jonathan Lee, Chairman at Jonathan Lee Recruitment, says: “The EEF Future Manufacturing Awards recognise those organisations that invest in their people for the long term, contributing to continued British manufacturing excellence, and showcasing the hard work, dedication and ambition in every part of this vibrant sector.”

In addition to sponsoring the Developing People Category, Jonathan Lee Recruitment are also the EEF recruitment Advantages Partner. They have assisted many EEF members to access a broad base of technical, engineering and manufacturing talent, sourcing individuals from across the globe for permanent, contract and interim positions.

Both organisations alignment in aims, purpose and approach has strengthened the collaboration. Jonathan Lee Recruitment and the EEF strive to provide manufacturing peers the best-placed platform to drive UK manufacturing growth.

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Jon Blaze, Head of Recruitment Operation presenting the EEF Developing People category at the EEF Future Manufacturing Awards 2017

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Permanent / England, England

Apprenticeship Relationship Manager - South East

An opportunity has arisen for a detail-orientated and driven relationship manager to join a market leading training provider for in the IT sector. Covering the South East, you will be supporting all learners ranging from apprentices changing or starting their career, through to senior managers exploring the latest products available to them. This role will require the successful candidate travelling to client sites on a regular basis to provide a service to both learners as well as the end client as part of a bespoke and tailored approach. This immersive approach helps develop knowledgeable, practical and collaborative professionals who are ready to accelerate their careers in IT through a commitment to lifelong learning. Key responsibilities Create, strengthen and own relationships with Employers and Apprentices Manage the progression of a caseload of Apprentices based in the South East of England Take overall responsibility for each Apprentice's journey, providing pastoral care Ensure Apprentices are efficiently signposted to the resources they need Provide 1st level functional skills support and co-ordinate 2nd/3rd level help Organise infill training to support the courses attended by each Apprentice Ensure that each Apprentice has a record that is accurate and funding compliant Meet KPIs, including; success and timely success measures Support the timely progression of all Apprentices onto and through the gateway for EPA Qualifications/Experience Assessors award (A1, D32/33, TAQA, or equivalent) Teaching award (PTTLS, CTTLS, DTTLS, PGCE, Cert-Ed) Occupational competency within IT sector (either infrastructure, software development, cyber security or data/testing) Relevant industry related qualifications Experience of coaching learners through an apprenticeship qualification (including evidence gathering, lesson planning and offering one-to-one support) Remuneration £28,000 - £38,000/year salary (depending on experience and skill set) Access to training for additional accredited courses Car/petrol allowance Highly competitive pension and employee benefits package Employee holiday incentives for high performers Flexible working conditions Full autonomy to manage your own diary The IT sector never stands still. It's our established and long-standing partnerships with major digital vendors like Microsoft, Cisco, EC-Council, (ISC)2 and CompTIA that allow us to deliver award-winning training at speed, helping grow and strengthen the UK economy through excellence in digital training and apprenticeships. If you are based in the South East and are interested in the challenge above, please 'apply' now or contact Colin Reeves on 01384 446121.

Permanent / South East England, England

Apprenticeship Relationship Manager - Somerset

An opportunity has arisen for a detail-orientated and driven relationship manager to join a market leading training provider for in the IT sector. Covering the Somerset and surrounding area, you will be supporting all learners ranging from apprentices changing or starting their career, through to senior managers exploring the latest products available to them. This role will require the successful candidate travelling to client sites on a regular basis to provide a service to both learners as well as the end client as part of a bespoke and tailored approach. This immersive approach helps develop knowledgeable, practical and collaborative professionals who are ready to accelerate their careers in IT through a commitment to lifelong learning. Key responsibilities Create, strengthen and own relationships with Employers and Apprentices Manage the progression of a caseload of Apprentices based in the Somerset and surrounding areas Take overall responsibility for each Apprentice's journey, providing pastoral care Ensure Apprentices are efficiently signposted to the resources they need Provide 1st level functional skills support and co-ordinate 2nd/3rd level help Organise infill training to support the courses attended by each Apprentice Ensure that each Apprentice has a record that is accurate and funding compliant Meet KPIs, including; success and timely success measures Support the timely progression of all Apprentices onto and through the gateway for EPA Qualifications/Experience Assessors award (A1, D32/33, TAQA, or equivalent) Teaching award (PTTLS, CTTLS, DTTLS, PGCE, Cert-Ed) Occupational competency within IT sector (either infrastructure, software development, cyber security or data/testing) Relevant industry related qualifications Experience of coaching learners through an apprenticeship qualification (including evidence gathering, lesson planning and offering one-to-one support) Remuneration £28,000 - £38,000/year salary (depending on experience and skill set) Access to training for additional accredited courses Car/petrol allowance Highly competitive pension and employee benefits package Employee holiday incentives for high performers Flexible working conditions Full autonomy to manage your own diary The IT sector never stands still. It's our established and long-standing partnerships with major digital vendors like Microsoft, Cisco, EC-Council, (ISC)2 and CompTIA that allow us to deliver award-winning training at speed, helping grow and strengthen the UK economy through excellence in digital training and apprenticeships. If you are based in the Somerset and surrounding area and are interested in the challenge above, please 'apply' now or contact Colin Reeves on 01384 446121.

Permanent / Somerset, England

Apprenticeship Relationship Manager - North West

An opportunity has arisen for a detail-orientated and driven relationship manager to join a market leading training provider for in the IT sector. Covering the North West region, you will be supporting all learners ranging from apprentices changing or starting their career, through to senior managers exploring the latest products available to them. This role will require the successful candidate travelling to client sites on a regular basis to provide a service to both learners as well as the end client as part of a bespoke and tailored approach. This immersive approach helps develop knowledgeable, practical and collaborative professionals who are ready to accelerate their careers in IT through a commitment to lifelong learning. Key responsibilities Create, strengthen and own relationships with Employers and Apprentices Manage the progression of a caseload of Apprentices based in the North West Take overall responsibility for each Apprentice's journey, providing pastoral care Ensure Apprentices are efficiently signposted to the resources they need Provide 1st level functional skills support and co-ordinate 2nd/3rd level help Organise infill training to support the courses attended by each Apprentice Ensure that each Apprentice has a record that is accurate and funding compliant Meet KPIs, including; success and timely success measures Support the timely progression of all Apprentices onto and through the gateway for EPA Qualifications/Experience Assessors award (A1, D32/33, TAQA, or equivalent) Teaching award (PTTLS, CTTLS, DTTLS, PGCE, Cert-Ed) Occupational competency within IT sector (either infrastructure, software development, cyber security or data/testing) Relevant industry related qualifications Experience of coaching learners through an apprenticeship qualification (including evidence gathering, lesson planning and offering one-to-one support) Remuneration £28,000 - £38,000/year salary (depending on experience and skill set) Access to training for additional accredited courses Car/petrol allowance Highly competitive pension and employee benefits package Employee holiday incentives for high performers Flexible working conditions Full autonomy to manage your own diary The IT sector never stands still. It's our established and long-standing partnerships with major digital vendors like Microsoft, Cisco, EC-Council, (ISC)2 and CompTIA that allow us to deliver award-winning training at speed, helping grow and strengthen the UK economy through excellence in digital training and apprenticeships. If you are based in the North West region and are interested in the challenge above, please 'apply' now or contact Colin Reeves on 01384 446121.

Permanent / North West England, England

Apprenticeship Relationship Manager - London

An opportunity has arisen for a detail-orientated and driven relationship manager to join a market leading training provider for in the IT sector. Covering the London area, you will be supporting all learners ranging from apprentices changing or starting their career, through to senior managers exploring the latest products available to them. This role will require the successful candidate travelling to client sites on a regular basis to provide a service to both learners as well as the end client as part of a bespoke and tailored approach. This immersive approach helps develop knowledgeable, practical and collaborative professionals who are ready to accelerate their careers in IT through a commitment to lifelong learning. Key responsibilities Create, strengthen and own relationships with Employers and Apprentices Manage the progression of a caseload of Apprentices based in London Take overall responsibility for each Apprentice's journey, providing pastoral care Ensure Apprentices are efficiently signposted to the resources they need Provide 1st level functional skills support and co-ordinate 2nd/3rd level help Organise infill training to support the courses attended by each Apprentice Ensure that each Apprentice has a record that is accurate and funding compliant Meet KPIs, including; success and timely success measures Support the timely progression of all Apprentices onto and through the gateway for EPA Qualifications/Experience Assessors award (A1, D32/33, TAQA, or equivalent) Teaching award (PTTLS, CTTLS, DTTLS, PGCE, Cert-Ed) Occupational competency within IT sector (either infrastructure, software development, cyber security or data/testing) Relevant industry related qualifications Experience of coaching learners through an apprenticeship qualification (including evidence gathering, lesson planning and offering one-to-one support) Remuneration £28,000 - £38,000/year salary (depending on experience and skill set) Access to training for additional accredited courses Car/petrol allowance Highly competitive pension and employee benefits package Employee holiday incentives for high performers Flexible working conditions Full autonomy to manage your own diary The IT sector never stands still. It's our established and long-standing partnerships with major digital vendors like Microsoft, Cisco, EC-Council, (ISC)2 and CompTIA that allow us to deliver award-winning training at speed, helping grow and strengthen the UK economy through excellence in digital training and apprenticeships. If you are based in the London area and are interested in the challenge above, please 'apply' now or contact Colin Reeves on 01384 446121.

Permanent / London, England

Apprenticeship Relationship Manager - Birmingham

An opportunity has arisen for a detail-orientated and driven relationship manager to join a market leading training provider for in the IT sector. Covering the Midlands area, you will be supporting all learners ranging from apprentices changing or starting their career, through to senior managers exploring the latest products available to them. This role will require the successful candidate travelling to client sites on a regular basis to provide a service to both learners as well as the end client as part of a bespoke and tailored approach. This immersive approach helps develop knowledgeable, practical and collaborative professionals who are ready to accelerate their careers in IT through a commitment to lifelong learning. Key responsibilities Create, strengthen and own relationships with Employers and Apprentices Manage the progression of a caseload of Apprentices based in the Midlands Take overall responsibility for each Apprentice's journey, providing pastoral care Ensure Apprentices are efficiently signposted to the resources they need Provide 1st level functional skills support and co-ordinate 2nd/3rd level help Organise infill training to support the courses attended by each Apprentice Ensure that each Apprentice has a record that is accurate and funding compliant Meet KPIs, including; success and timely success measures Support the timely progression of all Apprentices onto and through the gateway for EPA Qualifications/Experience Assessors award (A1, D32/33, TAQA, or equivalent) Teaching award (PTTLS, CTTLS, DTTLS, PGCE, Cert-Ed) Occupational competency within IT sector (either infrastructure, software development, cyber security or data/testing) Relevant industry related qualifications Experience of coaching learners through an apprenticeship qualification (including evidence gathering, lesson planning and offering one-to-one support) Remuneration £28,000 - £38,000/year salary (depending on experience and skill set) Access to training for additional accredited courses Car/petrol allowance Highly competitive pension and employee benefits package Employee holiday incentives for high performers Flexible working conditions Full autonomy to manage your own diary The IT sector never stands still. It's our established and long-standing partnerships with major digital vendors like Microsoft, Cisco, EC-Council, (ISC)2 and CompTIA that allow us to deliver award-winning training at speed, helping grow and strengthen the UK economy through excellence in digital training and apprenticeships. If you are based in the Midlands area and are interested in the challenge above, please 'apply' now or contact Colin Reeves on 01384 446121.

Permanent / Birmingham, West Midlands

Stores Manager

Stores Manager Contract Role Aberporth, Ceredigion Aerospace £18 - £20 per hour D.O.E The Role Exciting opportunity for experienced Stores Manager with well-respected company in Aberporth, West Wales. The purpose of the role is to co-ordinate all resource maintaining full compliance with MRP part 145. Your role will be to ensure the resourceful execution of all stores, goods inwards, dispatch, shipping and materials handling activities including training. Are you a highly organised individual, who offers strong attention to detail? Do you have the ability to multi-task, manage day to day store operations within a busy and demanding environment? The Role: Receive, process and control deliveries into the company Control non-compliance, check materials for damage, documentation and quantity, ensuring trace-ability for all stock parts received. Coordinate the repair of faulty material Control, generate demands and requirements for manufacturing and procurement. Exercise stock control and segregation for quarantine, proactively marked, duty, ITAR, GFE, materials Manage and Control COSHH materials Use of the Fork Lift Tuck to perform mechanical handling activities This role would suit a Stores Manager with experience of commercial/military/MOD stores operations with aptitude and commitment to quickly settle into this demanding role. The Person: Strong communication skills, with the ability to communicate at all levels both written and verbal. Extensive knowledge and experience of Microsoft Office packages (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Microsoft Office, Publisher), Visio Package. Outgoing, confident with a 'can do' attitude, self-motivated and ability to work alone and as part of a team. Excellent attention to detail, process driven with outstanding organisational skills. Ability to work in a customer focused environment to agreed objectives and targets. Interested? If you have the relevant experience and are looking for your next career move or simply seeking a new challenge, then apply directly or contact Emma directly on 01384 446187.

Contract / Ceredigion, Wales

EMC Component Test Technician/Engineer (on shift)

EMC Test Technician/Engineer (on shift) - Nuneaton Salary Range - £26 - £34k depending on experience (Based on 42.5 hours per week) Our Client are recruiting for an EMC Test Technician As the successful candidate you will be responsible for performing testing on a wide variety of automotive components and sub systems in accordance with various international standards and vehicle manufacturer (VM) test specifications. Working within the Component Team you will ensure tests are delivered to schedule and to our quality standards. Main Duties/Responsibilities: Testing automotive / electrical components in Electrical Laboratories Detailed reviews of test specifications and test plans Executing the tests in accordance with H-M procedures Maintain detailed and accurate log books and test records Perform quality checks and analysis on test output Customer liaison Project manager liaison Test equipment set up and strip down Support double or triple shift rotas (pattern rotates each week) Essential Qualifiactions: 3-5 GCSEs ONC/D (BTEC Level 3) in Electrical/Electronic Engineering Preferred Qualifications: HNC/D (BTEC Level 4) in Electrical/Electronic Engineering Related qualification Equivalent time served experience Essential Experience: Electrical Engineering background Good communication/interpersonal skills Computer literate Ability to work with detailed technical documentation Familiar with use of oscilloscopes and voltmeters Further Information: Shift work is a prerequisite and flexible working may be required Full driving licence prerequisite Military clearance may be required Training provided Local applicants preferred to minimise the impact of commuting whilst working shifts Flexible working may be required If you are interested in the position, please apply now, or send your CV

Permanent / Nuneaton, Warwickshire

Principal Engineer - Control Systems

Principal Engineer - Control Systems - Nuneaton - £ Highly Competitive DOE A Principal Engineer - Control Systems is required for a class-leading high-technology consultancy. Based in an innovative, supportive and quality driven environment, you will hold technical and commercial responsibility for small to medium projects. Working with prestige and high-profile clients on cutting-edge products, you will deliver an exciting mix of class-leading technology on R&D and client specific projects. As Principal Engineer - Control Systems - 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 Principal Engineer - Control Systems - 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 and/or test-rig based control system testing and calibration. Experience in requirements capture, using a requirements management tool. 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 some of the most ground-breaking vehicles in the automotive arena today. Suitably qualified and experienced 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

Manufacturing Engineer

Are you a qualified and experienced Manufacturing Engineer with experience of working in the automotive industry? If so we are recruiting a Manufacturing Engineer for a leading Tier 1 company, based in Telford. The Manufacturing Engineer will have a strong knowledge of providing engineering solutions to ensure products are to the required quality and the skills to improve production line efficiency. As Manufacturing Engineer you will have responsibility for:- Making improvements to process robustness, cycle times and manufacturing costs Update, development and ongoing management of site CAD layouts Development of layout proposals to support process improvement activity Identify and implement improvements in machine efficiency, energy usage, product New Project Introduction, to work within all agreed budgets and implement cost and timing controls. Leading and driving engineering continuous improvement activities in line with the agreed targets. The Process Engineer should have the following skills or experience: HND minimum, but preferably of Graduate calibre. Minimum 3 years "hands on" experience within metal pressings / welding environment or FMCG. Demonstrable experience in process improvement through technical innovation Experienced in the use of AutoCAD (2D) Lean experience. Process flow and value stream mapping to achieve effective synchronous material flow Focused on process waste reduction Excellent IT skills in Word, Excel, Project & Powerpoint. This is an excellent opportunity for anyone with knowledge of Manufacturing Engineering in the Tier 1 automotive company will offer you: A Competitive Salary Pension + Paid Holidays Career development & Training Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon. If you have knowledge of Process Engineering in a high volume manufacturing environment and you want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the Process Engineer role, please contact Katharine Bignell at Jonathan Lee Recruitment.

Permanent / Telford, Shropshire

Software Controls Senior Engineer - EV and Hybrid

Software Controls Senior Engineer - EV and Hybrid Vehicle - Permanent - Nuneaton - £ 32 - 55k DOE Our client is a global provider of pioneering engineering, research and test services to the automotive, defence, aerospace and rail sectors. They are seeking a Software Controls Senior Engineer to help shape the Electric and Hybrid Vehicle technologies of the future. You will make significant contributions to key projects in the area of software simulation and control of EV and Hybrid propulsion systems. What you will do As Software Controls Senior Engineer; Develop automotive control strategies through prototype modelling using MATLAB / Simulink / Stateflow. Develop safety related control systems utilising IS026262 methodologies. Conduct prototype integration and testing on full scale prototype vehicles. Support the generation of system and sub-system requirements. Produce documentation to a high standard. What you will need As Software Controls Senior Engineer; A relevant engineering degree, with a preference for a higher degree eg. PhD. Experience of development of software control strategies using MATLAB / Simulink / Stateflow. Demonstrable experience in working to full software V-cycle. Exposure to automotive functional safety. Have a broad understanding of key components of electric vehicle powertrains. An understanding of C programming, vehicle network protocols and configuration management systems would be highly desirable. What you will get As Software Controls Senior Engineer; An excellent salary, supportive culture, flexible working & benefits. Applications Suitably qualified and experienced Software Controls Engineers should apply today by either calling Paul Robson or by emailing their CV and covering letter.

Permanent / Nuneaton, Warwickshire

Multi Skilled Maintenance Engineer

Multi Skilled Maintenance Engineer West Bromwich Automotive Salary + Shift allowance up to £40,000 Jonathan Lee are currently recruiting for a Multi skilled Maintenance Engineer for a business based in West Bromwich. This is an excellent opportunity to join a well-established business looking to recruit due to business growth. As a Multi skilled Maintenance Engineer your duties will be: Carry out planned maintenance work & respond to equipment faults Deal with reactive breakdowns that occur Diagnose & repair of special purpose equipment Prioritise, Validate & complete maintenance requests raised on the Smart request system PLC fault finding Mentor & support Maintenance Apprentices As a Multi skilled Maintenance you will have: Experience of working with Hydraulics & Pneumatics Must be able to read electrical drawings Siemens s7 experience Electrical fault-finding skills & experience Basic fabrication skills Mechanical & Electrical experience This is a 3-shift rotation shift (Am/Pm/Nights) Immediate starts available!

Permanent / West Bromwich, West Midlands

Bill of Materials Administrator

Job Title - BOM Administrator Hourly rate - up to £15.50 per hour Location - Peterborough Industry - Off Highway A fantastic opportunity has arisen for a BOM Administrator to work for one of the world's leading engine manufacturer based in Peterborough. The responsibilities of this role include; - Training will be provided for the activities below. - Initiate NPI procurement activities through the Global Engineering Change process. - Initiate Design change procurement activities through the Global Engineering Change process. - Working with Internal support groups. - Creation and Maintenance of material in MFG/Pro. - Working with a wide network of supporting functions to enable the implementation of a design change and NPI procurement activities. Key skills and experiences: Requires an understanding of Microsoft packages, Training will be provided on other business system tools. Requires good oral and written communications skills, self-motivated, willing to learn, works well as part of a team and as an individual. If you would like to know more about this role, please contact Kate Stevens or Sarah Gilbert at Jonathan Lee Recruitment.

Contract / Peterborough, Cambridgeshire

Material Co-ordinator - NPI Development

Material Co-ordinator Peterborough 6 month initial contract Competitive An NPI Development Material Co-ordinator opportunity has become available for one of the world's leading manufacturers of off-highway machinery and diesel and natural gas engines. Ongoing NPI projects are at a key phase of the development programmes where significant quantities and variations of prototype material are required to support test work on site and in the field. This material needs tracking and monitoring, ensuring that accurate information is available to the Validation and Programme team such that key decisions can be made in a timely and accurate manner. Material ordering is also having to be managed against an evolving design as development learning is achieved and the design evolved to a production intent level. These changes need to be tracked and communicated to the relevant logistics team for procurement activities. To apply for this position you should have some of the following: Working knowledge of MS Office Experience of database interrogation Good communication skills, both written and verbal for effective team work Self-starting and attention to detail Experience of Teamcentre Experience of material tracking in prototype or production environments Awareness of engine development Please contact James Tilley for more details.

Contract / Peterborough, Cambridgeshire

Transportation Analyst

Transportation Analyst Off-Highway £17.50 - £18.50 p/h Ltd Irlam, Greater Manchester Seeking a Transportation Analyst to support parts distribution operations. Managing the inbound and outbound transportation flows (carrier performance management, invoice grief resolution, claim resolution and transport network optimisation). Executing certain steps of the transportation processes between suppliers, transportation service providers (Carriers), facilities and dealers. Maintaining transportation practices, set-up KPI's and manage performance of all process partners, understanding customer requirements and executing based on those requirement of service parts Maintaining the carrier SOPs, managing carrier performance, managing day to day operations activity (including disruption and event management) and liaising with aftermarket Operations teams/Order Fulfilment teams and Dealers. Key responsibilities: Monitor performance, report and address exceptions in the flow of goods on the assigned lanes from Transport Order to Delivery. Transport invoice grief resolution Resolve transport claims Manage proactive communication with the supply chain partners and dealers/customers in case of operational issues that will impact on-time delivery. Support and monitor process improvements that will enable operations to improve the transportation/logistics system and enhance the ability to become a higher velocity organisation. Interact with Carrier base to manage performance and understand and improve current service offerings. Need to maintain an appropriate level of knowledge/expertise regarding governmental regulations pertaining to import and export requirements, carrier rules and regulations. Provide support to internal and external teams related to systems, operational, and process improvement i.e., Facility Logistics, and Inventory Management. Participate on teams and ad HOC committees dealing with supply chain issues requiring transportation input. Skills and experiences: Good understanding of the transport market Excellent Microsoft Excel skills Analytical Education English language skills are required; other language skills would be an advantage. Solid written /oral communication skills. The ability to work in a fast- paced environment Interested in the above role? Please contact Kate Stevens or Sarah Gilbert at Jonathan Lee Recruitment.

Contract / Irlam, Greater Manchester

CNC Machinist

CNC Machinist Summary Panel: CNC Machinist Up to around £30,000 before overtime and shift allowance Birmingham Engineering/Aerospace/ Precision Engineering A selection of shifts available with possible overtime. A CNC Machinist is required with knowledge of Milling and/or turning. Candidates with experience of the aerospace industry would be well received. Due to expansion this company, based in Birmingham requires a skilled CNC Machinist with mainly milling experience for a new permanent role. With the role you will be required to: Ensure all health and safety procedures and protocols are maintained within your work place. Ensure all lean procedures and documents are kept up to date with allocated components during production. Maintain basic machine maintenance levels involving coolant, oil and scrap metal levels for optimal machine running conditions. Report all health and safety issues to management, with good communication with the work force. You must be able to work well in a fast paced workplace under both your own initiative and with others. Communicate well with others raising technical issues to ensure deadlines are met and productivity levels are kept high. The successful candidate should have the following skills or experience: Extensive precision engineering abilities with either milling or turning. Programmer, setter or operator levels of experience (Camware programming offline experience desirably) A developed understanding of metal types with an ability to alter feed rates, spindle speeds etc in accordance to each metal types working with very hard alloys or titanium and inconel. Varied milling and turning experience is welcome with up to five axis and power tooling and alike experience desirably. An ability to work to very tight tolerances up to five microns. Systems background with Mazatrol, Fanuc is desirable also with a willingness to learn and develop further. Milling experience will be advantageous of 3 plus 2 up to full five axis due to the developing five axis requirements of the component complexity. This is an excellent opportunity for anyone with knowledge of milling or turning programming, setting or operating to develop your career. In return for your experience, this Birmingham-based aerospace company will offer you: Excellent salary packages dependent on experience. A brand new company site with parking A company paid in full pension scheme with no contribution from yourself. Multi-shift pattern that can either be rotated or fixed depending on your availability and requirements. Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon. If you have knowledge of milling and/or turning and you want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the CNC Machinist role, please contact Ryan North at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384 446195.

Permanent / Birmingham, West Midlands

Compliance and Legislation Manager

Compliance and Legislation Manager Contract Type: Permanent Working Pattern: Full Time Salary: Competitive plus benefits Closing Date: 26/10/2018 About your role As our Compliance and Legislation Manager you will be responsible for influencing, negotiating, interpreting and communicating external industry, national, European, regional and global machinery standards and legislation for the organisation. This key role includes the generation of new internal standards and the maintenance of current engineering documentation to reflect changes in external standards and legislative requirements. Your responsibilities will include: Represent the company's interests at trade associations and standardisation meetings, at national, European and global industry forums. Communicate proceedings, statues and decisions of the relevant product groups to be affected by change and influencing decisions, standards and legal requirements externally to meet internal requirements. Be responsible for development within product groups of internal position and comments prior to industry meetings. The Technical representation of the company in standards generation groups within UK, CEN and ISO in addition to UK and European trade associations. Responsible for the generation, maintenance and communication of all engineering standards internally. Interpret legal requirements for machinery supply globally and translation of these into engineering sign off and product development plans. Communicate current and future machinery supply legislation. This role involves regular extensive UK, EU and global travel to maintain representation at external committees. About you Advanced technical knowledge of machinery design governed by external standards and legislation. Degree or HND qualified in an engineering discipline. Can work and travel freely throughout the UK, Europe and Internationally Are a self-starting individual with excellent communication skills at all levels. You will have the ability to engage with and lead a global team and extended network with demonstrable communication, leadership and organisation skills. Rewards and benefits? Our achievements - now and in the future - are down to our 14,000-strong worldwide workforce. To say thank you, we give everyone here career development and the chance to progress. We also pay great attention to employees' health and welfare. You can expect medical insurance and dental care schemes, plus access to our healthy living centre. Naturally, this comes with a competitive salary, company pension and 33 days annual leave. If you are interested in this position, please APPLY NOW. For more information, please contact Lois Weston at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384446119.

Permanent / Uttoxeter, Staffordshire

Project Manager

Project Manager Peterborough Up to £27.20 per hour The European Global Management Team is a dynamic team supporting over 35 projects both internally and externally. The team consists of project planning professionals and project managers. The team has an exciting opportunity for a Project Manager to join the team working within a fast-paced environment, co-located in either the Peterborough or Manchester offices. JOB PURPOSE: To lead the allocated project(s) to ensure the projects are delivered on time, to cost and quality. To develop relationships with the key team members in order to motivate and drive the project forward. Ensuring timely reports are produced to communicate project progress to the Senior Leadership Team. JOB DUTIES: Lead a team of engineers to deliver on schedule, manage and prioritise workloads. Management and accountability for the portfolio of projects Monitoring project progress and performance Regular stakeholder reporting Proven risk management experience Work with partners, monitor progress, to ensure project delivered in a timely manner on budget. Attend business meetings with partners Resource management - Provide input for staffing and support of programs and create accurate and detailed resource-loaded project schedules Management of project/programme budgets Maintains program level issues/action logs, risk registers, scope change requests/logs, program schedules, and program cost tracking. Expertise in Project/Program Management tools & processes, including project/portfolio resource and cost management. Experience in creation & maintenance of multi-disciplinary project plans is essential. Facilitate projects, lead chartering sessions, develop/validate network diagrams, and lead integration and compression sessions with internal and external teams. Mentor/coach the project leaders in project management, and address any issues one-on-one with senior divisional and department management if appropriate. Requires ability to learn Caterpillar project accounting systems and produce project-related financial reports. BACKGROUND/EXPERIENCE: This position requires a college or university degree or equivalent experience within the project management field Five years of job-related experience in project management. Must have strong commercial and business acumen. Must have very strong leadership and interpersonal skills including excellent communication skills. Professional training in leading and facilitating meetings is highly desired. Previous experience directing the work of others is highly desirable. Must possess extensive knowledge of project management software (MS Project experience desirable) MS Office (Excel/Word/Powerpoint), Adobe Acrobat, and Web Publishing tools. Will also require knowledge of other software tools such as project accounting systems. Good Excel skills are vital (complex formulas, linking multiple worksheets, pivot tables, graphs). Knowledge of AGILE based approach to Project Management duties is highly desirable. Project resource loading/portfolio resource management and project/portfolio cost management experience is highly desirable. Knowledge of company policies and processes, and company products and customers is highly desirable. Previous experience working with Innovate UK & ETI would be desirable but not essential. Prince 2/PMP or equivalent qualification is highly desired. If you are interested in this position, please APPLY NOW. For more information, please contact Lois Weston at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384446119.

Contract / Peterborough, Cambridgeshire

Trade Compliance Specialist - Reading

Job title: Trade Compliance Specialist Salary Range: Competitive Location: Reading Leading Global Aerospace/Defence Company A Trade Compliance Specialist is required with extensive knowledge of US and UK Trade Laws regarding the import and export of security sensitive products and technology. Candidates with experience and in-depth knowledge of US/UK Trade Laws within Aerospace/Defence industry including ITAR, EAR, OFAC would be well received. A leading Global Aerospace/Defence company based in Reading requires a meticulous and detailed Trade Compliance Specialist with UK and US Trade Law experience for a permanent role. As a Trade Compliance Specialist, you will be required to: Ensure the accurate interpretation and application of UK and US Trade Laws in complex licensing environments and in business matters. Prepare, implement, modifying and enforce export licenses, technical assistance agreements, manufacturing licence agreements and distribution licence agreements. Distributing and monitoring terms of use of licences. The Trade Compliance Specialist should have the following skills or experience: US Military Controls and UK export control experience. UK classified programmes. Good working knowledge of ITAR, EAR, OFAC and customs regulations is essential. BS/BA degree and or 3-5+ years direct experience in compliance and in a regulated environment. This is an excellent opportunity for anyone with knowledge of UK/US Trade Laws to develop your career and become the sites SME. In return for your experience, this Reading based Aerospace/Defence company will offer you: Competitive Salary. Comprehensive Benefits. Career development. Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon. If you have knowledge of UK/US Trade Laws and you want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the Trade Compliance Specialist role, please contact Paul Broadhead at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384 446 155.

Permanent / Reading, Berkshire

Graduate Sales Engineer

Graduate Sales Engineer Permanent Paying a competitive annual salary Banbury A Graduate Sales Engineer with experience within manufacturing or engineering is required for an automotive organisation based in Banbury. The position is on an permanent basis and is paying a competitive annual salary for the following: Coordination on activity from customer request to payment Execution and lead of the sales process Assist Sales Engineer The ideal candidate will: Have a degree in an automotive discipline or similar Ideally have some relevant experience or exposure to engineering and manufacturing Be able to work well under pressure and to time constraints Have strong communication abilities Able to build relationships with internal and external stakeholders

Permanent / Banbury, Oxfordshire

Finance Manager

FINANCE MANAGER To £46,000 + Bonus + Benefits Permanent Technology Engineering Conwy / Llandudno, North Wales - Relocation assistance offered The Role We are recruiting on an Exclusive and Confidential basis on behalf of our client, who are looking to appoint a number 1 in finance, reporting to the MD. Partner with the rest of the Senior Management Team to direct the business at strategic and operational levels. Manage budgets & costs for multiple workstreams and projects. Develop tools to improve forecasting and budgeting activities. Produce standard financial reports around month-end and year-end statutory accounts for entities in the UK, USA, and Hong Kong. Produce quarterly VAT and sales tax returns. Operate as a key contact for external relationships for all aspects of finance. The Person This opportunity is ideal for an experienced & qualified accountant to play an important part in the development of a well-established business, to lead and have input at a managerial level. Key requirements include: Previous experience in a senior finance capacity, capable of compiling reports whist thinking commercially across several workstreams. Knowledge of group consolidations and reporting, ideally for US and Asian subsidiaries. Experience in an SME engineering or manufacturing setting. Possession of a full ACA / ACCA / CIMA accounting qualification. Advanced Excel and knowledge of a range of IT systems. The Company Our client is an SME Technology Engineering business, located in north Wales, on the doorstep to Snowdonia National Park. They seek an experienced finance professional to lead the finance function, implement business change, and operate as part of the senior management team at strategic and operational levels. How to Apply To apply, please do so online, attaching a copy of your CV and details of your current remuneration.

Permanent / Llandudno, Conwy

Invoice and Audit Analyst - Export Compliance

Invoice and Audit Analyst Off Highway Manufacturer £13.00 to £17.00 p/h LTD Peterborough A leading manufacture based in Peterborough is seeking an Invoice and Audit Analyst to process domestic and export invoices associated with export documentation. Key Responsibilities: Process domestic and export invoices for all sales including Peterborough, Shibaura, Stafford, LeVersoud, Wuxi, Hosur, Aurangabad and Champaign Process miscellaneous debit and credit requests. Prepare Export Documentation including but not limited to the below ATR1 Certificates (Turkey Free Trade Agreement - duty draw back for EU shipments) EUR1 Certificates (Free Trade Agreement from EU to Specified Countries) Certificates of Origin Phytosanitary Certificates (China Wood Treatment Cert) Certificate of Conformity (Destination Inspection Requirements) Letters of Credit Packaging Declaration EPA Certificates Marine Insurance Certificates Checking and endorsing of BOL (Bill of Lading) Work with all facilities to ensure accurate and timely customs documentation Analysis and reporting of Export Docs data (VAT Amalgamation Reporting for HMRC Declaration) Customs Requirements (NES, EPA etc) - Expert Level Process Letters of Credit Proof of Export recovery and reporting Supporting Month-end Processes Required Skills / Experience: Demonstrate experience of working in Export Docs environment or similar discipline Knowledge and understanding of Incoterms Experience of Export Documentation Creation and terminology Numerate and PC literate Microsoft Office knowledge and experience MFGPro familiarity Able to work in a high pressure environment as part of a team Speed and accuracy Understanding of Export compliance and global trade legislation preferable Interested in the above role? Please contact Kate Stevens or Sarah Gilbert at Jonathan Lee Recruitment

Contract / Peterborough, Cambridgeshire

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

Software Controls Project Engineer - EV and Hybrid

Software Controls Project Engineer - EV and Hybrid - Permanent - Nuneaton. Salary Range: £27,708 - £48,136 Our well-known automotive engineering client is seeking software simulation engineers for the control of EV and Hybrid propulsion systems to support the generation of software requirements for these systems. Man duties: Automotive strategy development through prototype modelling, utilising Matlab / Simulink / Stateflow Developing safety related control systems utilising ISO26262 methodologies Supporting the generation of system or software level requirements Verification and Validation of controls software Conducting prototype integration and testing on full scale prototype vehicles Essential skills and experience: Matlab/Simulink/Stateflow skills for development of software control strategies and plant models Demonstrable experience in working to elements of the software V-Cycle Working with requirements and contributing to requirements capture Appreciation of Functional Safety Technical knowledge of electric/ hybrid vehicle powertrains Excellent communication skills 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 Preferred experience and skills: 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 If you are interested in this role, please apply now or send your CV

Permanent / Nuneaton, Warwickshire

Management Accountant

MANAGEMENT ACCOUNTANT £28,000 - £32,000 + Benefits inc' Study Support, plus Pay Rise after 6 months Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands Automotive Permanent The Role This position plays a key part in the finance team of a profitable £100m T/O site, reporting to the Finance Director and corporate offices abroad. Partner with engineering and procurement departments to calculate existing and predicted cost reports. Liaise with commercial and sales colleagues to analyse sales revenue and profit margin by product line. Produce month- and year-end packs along with associated commentary. Assist in the development of budgets and forecasts. The Person This opportunity is ideal for an Accountant who is actively studying towards a professional accounting qualification. To be successful in this position you will: Demonstrate good understanding of Cost & Materials Accounting and Profit Margin Analysis, as well as standard period-end management accounts. Have experience working in the Automotive industry, or wider manufacturing sectors. Be working towards an ACCA or CIMA qualification. Be educated to degree level, in a Finance related field. Communicate in a clear and credible fashion. The Company Our client is a global Tier 1 Automotive supplier. The group offers assistance with continued professional development and opportunities for secondments in the UK and abroad, for those who seek it. This assistance includes full Study Support towards a professional qualification, and a significant pay rise following a six month probation. How to Apply To apply, please do so online, attaching a copy of your CV and details of your current remuneration.

Permanent / Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands

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