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This edition covers various topics affecting the recruitment, engineering, technical and manufacturing sectors, alongside company news including:

  • Jonathan Lee Recruitment fields 1000 vacancies
  • Boeing Sheffield boosts future manufacturing skills hopes post-Brexit
  • Product development team strengthened with the appointment of technical specialist 
  • Data and digital skills needed for asset management

 

Quarter 4 newsletter from Jonathan Lee, New Recruit, covering engineering manufacturing and technical  sector and human capital and staffing news

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Shift Engineer

Job Title: Shift Engineer Location: Hatfield, England Salary: GBP40000 per annum pension, OT & benefits package Organisation A creative and innovative market leader in bringing new technology to warehouse logistics the world over. Working with our customers all over the world, our client develops customised solutions and is truly at the forefront of industry 4IR. Employing over 3,000 people across the planet and turning over more than €500 million year on year. They believe strongly in uniting technological know-how with a long-established experience in diverse industries to be the key to delivering successful solutions for their prestigious client base. Opportunity An exciting opportunity has arisen for experienced and aspiring multi skilled shift engineer to join this market leading, multi-national company within a brand new residence at a household brand name's distribution centre in the area local to Hatfield which is due to 'go-live' in June 2018. This maintenance Shift Engineer job opportunity comes with a basic salary of £40,000/year including shift allowance. We hope to speak to suitably skilled and career-focused multi skilled maintenance engineering professionals who may be looking to use 2019 as a year to take their next career step as soon as possible. Key Responsibilities: Mechanical strip-down/re-assembly, basic field wiring, machine calibration and system testing Working against a time-frame to complete reactive repairs Service and repair current installed products in a timely manner Interpreting electrical circuit diagrams and work with motor controls Carrying out risk assessments Mechanical aptitude including the ability to read assembly drawings Operate hand tools and assemble parts onto equipment Appreciation of control systems Qualification's/Experience Minimum Level 3 NVQ qualification in Engineering or equivalent Understanding of Non Destructive Technologies and Testing Understanding of and experience of PLC's and their function Pneumatic and Hydraulic knowledge beneficial Computer literate with basic Microsoft Office skills Live within a manageable commute of Hatfield Salary package Salary up to above £40,000/year (inc shift allowance) Up to 6% matched company pension contribution Employee benefits package Full uniform Company mobile phone OT regularly available - not mandatory Opportunity for Team Leader positions 2019 Industry leading training and career development opportunities at home and abroad 20 shifts (240 hours) of paid holiday rising with length of service and good attendance records Please note that this position involves working on a Panama shift pattern which includes 12-hour day and night shifts and occasional weekends once the facility goes live. This is an exciting job opportunity for multi skilled maintenance engineering professionals in the area local to Hatfield to join a market leading automation systems provider with an array of career paths available both at home and abroad. If you would like more information, please 'apply' now or contact Colin Reeves on 01384 446121.

Permanent / Hatfield, Hertfordshire

Commercial Vehicles Body Restraints Engineer

Commercial Vehicle Body Restraints Engineer - 52558 £23.00 Ltd Co Basildon Automotive A Commercial Vehicle Body Restraints Engineer is required with extensive experience in occupant restraint system development. This company based in Basildon requires a Commercial Vehicle Body Restraints Engineer with understanding of homologation/certification requirements for a new contract role. As a Commercial Vehicle Body Restraints Engineer you will be required to be responsible to project manage full service suppliers in the development of occupant restraint systems to meet performance, cost, quality and weight targets. The candidate would manage plans to achieve a robust and on-time delivery of engineering sign-off deliverables. The candidate must have experience in developing occupant restraint component/systems with a restraint system supplier or other OEM The Commercial Vehicle Body Restraints Engineer should have the following skills or experience: Good interpersonal skills to work within a technical team Good analytical skills Good organisation skills to deliver within the timing constraints Good understanding of homologation/certification requirements Proficiency in WERS, e-FDVS, AIMS, AVBOM Must has a wealth of experience in occupant restraint system development Engineering Degree This is an excellent opportunity for anyone with knowledge of vehicle restraints to develop your career. In return for your experience, this Basildon based automotive company will offer you: £23.00 Ltd co If you have any questions about the Commercial Vehicle Body Restraints Engineer role or would like to apply, please contact Tina Field at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01268 889259. Unfortunately candidates requiring visa sponsorship CANNOT be considered for this role. To apply you MUST have either an EU/UK passport or a Visa that does not require sponsorship

Contract / Basildon, Essex

Supplier Quality Assurance Engineer Europe

Job title: SQA Engineer Salary Range: Competitive Location: Birmingham An SQA Engineer is required with a strong knowledge of core quality tools and quality management systems IATF 16949/ISO 9000. Candidates with experience of the Automotive industry would be well received. Due to growth this company based in Birmingham requires a forward thinking SQA Engineer to lead the efforts to develop, implement and maintain supply base strategies from a quality perspective and support the organisation in meeting supplier quality related goals. Principle Accountabilities: Auditing of suppliers Development of suppliers on-site within Central and Eastern Europe Facilitate the supplier escalation process Support in supplier risk assessments Corrective and preventive action review and follow up Provide input to Approved Supplier List Maintain a corporate IT supplier reporting/rating system Communicate and align activities between Corporate SQA and plant SQA Support maintenance of the Supplier Requirements Manual Interaction with the commodity and program buyers Support Program Quality with ASQ activities at the supply base Supplier days & supplier launch readiness reviews Supplier APQP & PPAP verifications On-site witness of capacity verifications The SQA Engineer should have the following skills or experience: Engineer in business engineering, chemistry, machinery or mechanics or equivalent through experience. Experience in a quality related position within the automotive industry Extensive knowledge of advanced quality planning and product validation tools (APQP, PPAP, VDA6) and of customer requirements. Good working knowledge of quality management systems (ISO9000, IATF 16949, VDA6). Basic knowledge of VA/VE and TPM Good communication skills. Excellent team player Excellent Computer Literacy including MS-Office, MS-Project, Lotus Notes Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon. If you want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the SQA Engineer role, please contact Georgia Silk at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384 446 147.

Permanent / Birmingham, West Midlands

Automotive Functional Safety Manager

Job Description - Please note the Sponsorship is not available. Job title: Functional Safety Manager Department: R&D Centre: Assemblies Location: Birmingham (Following a short period in Lincolnshire, travel supported) Job Summary Our client has been manufacturing semiconductor products for over 60 years; providing Power Module and Electric Vehicle System products to customers across the world. It is an exciting time to be joining this leading technology company as we are in a significant period of growth which is planned to continue with a major growth investment in the Birmingham area. To support this growth plan, we are looking for a Functional Safety Manager to join the R&D Centre. - This new centre will be situated in Birmingham. Successful candidates will be comfortable with travel to Lincoln in the first two months until the brand new and industry-leading design and development complex is up and running in Birmingham. Please note that due to the Automotive nature we are only able to consider applicants with demonstrable experience in working towards ISO 26262 only. *Please note the Sponsorship is not available, and only candidates with automotive application of functional safety standards (ISO 26262) will be considered. The Role Functional safety manager is responsible for guiding the software and hardware team on the functional safety implementation as per the ISO26262 guidelines. They will be responsible for conducting periodic reviews, status meetings and assessment of the work being performed and arrange any audits for the compliance of the system to functional safety rules and guidelines. An excellent benefits package is offered to the right candidate. Key Responsibilities Provide guidance to SW & HW engineers on functional safety implementation on work products. Conduct periodic reviews of ISO26262 implementations. Arrange for any audits for functional safety compliance. Guide the team on safety architecture for ISO26262 implementation. Project manage the functional safety software and hardware implementations. Give periodic reports to department head on progress of FS implementations. Core Skills and Education Minimum Bachelor's degree in electronics/ electronics related discipline Demonstrable experience in Automotive Industry Has hands-on experience in implementation of functional safety in the automotive domain. Experience of implementing FS strategy in Automotive embedded software. Has high level overview of FS implementation across SW and HW. Experience of conducting Audit for ISO26262 compliance. Automotive Software development experience in powertrain/EV/Hybrid domain. Understanding of Model Based System Engineering and design. Matlab/Simulink experience. Familiar with C language programming in automotive domain. If you are interested in this exciting opportunity to join a growing organisation apply now or write

Permanent / Birmingham, West Midlands

Automotive Cyber Security Specialist

Automotive Cybersecurity Specialist - Permanent Nuneaton £45-52k P/A Our Client is looking for a dynamic and proactive Cybersecurity Specialist to join a new team in Nuneaton. Based within the Vehicle Resilience department they will form part of the growth strategy within. It is essential that applicants understand the challenges of cybersecurity within the automotive industry. Complete automotive cybersecurity engineering and test service development/delivery with emphasis on a systems-engineering approach: Threat and risk analysis Development of cybersecurity concepts and requirements Cybersecurity verification planning and management Cybersecurity vulnerability assessments and penetration testing Design, development and problem solving to ensure client product security Secondary focus will include supporting Functional and Safety specialists to: Further develop our advanced Verification and Safety services Perform any associated new technology research and horizon scanning Research cybersecurity aspects of new technology standards including potential vulnerabilities and secure design principles Develop and validate new cybersecurity engineering capabilities Optimise new technology services through structured continuous improvement Write procedures for the delivery of cybersecurity engineering services Assist in the optimisation of current test and engineering processes and policies Consultancy o Lead / assist consultancy, and large / complex, customer programmes Provide technical support in own area of expertise to cross-discipline team Provide internal support to product development. Lead / assist research and development projects o Problem resolution Project Management Support cross-discipline delivery across core programmes / projects This technical role requires a highly motivated individual with experience in creative but structured problem resolution, advanced data manipulation / analysis, and new technology cybersecurity test. Successful candidates will work as part of a collaborative team to deliver customer and development programmes across multiple disciplines including EMC, Connectivity, Cybersecurity and Functional Safety for the automotive, off-highway, agricultural and military sectors. Excellent communication skills (both written and verbal) are essential as liaison with both internal project managers and external customers occurs on a daily basis. Excellent time management and flexibility in working hours are essential. Essential Experience: Minimum 10+ years of experience in a relevant field covering many of the key functions detailed previously Experience in some combination of the following: Wireless technologies (e.g. Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, NFC) Wired networking technologies (e.g. CAN, Ethernet) Embedded operating systems (e.g. QNX, Linux, Android) Threat modelling and vulnerability analysis Security risk assessment Systems engineering Fuzz testing Penetration testing Must hold a full driving licence Desirable Experience: Minimum 15+ years of experience in a relevant field covering many of the key functions detailed previously Knowledge or experience in any of the following: Security engineering for cyber-physical systems Working knowledge of SAE J3061 or other appropriate cybersecurity standards Knowledge of in-vehicle network protocols (CAN, FlexRay, automotive Ethernet) AUTOSAR framework Cryptography principles, applications and implementation considerations Education - Bachelors degree (minimum 2:1) or equivalent qualification in electrical / electronic engineering, computer science, cybersecurity or other relevant discipline

Contract / Nuneaton, Warwickshire

Project Engineer - Connected Car

Project Engineer - Connected Car £45k Location: Gaydon Full Time - Permanent Gaydon, Warwickshire Job Purpose Responsible for developing commodity strategy plans for connected car systems. Working with supplier partners to deliver innovation and series projects. To create new design archetypes (modules) and deliver vehicle projects Key Responsibilities and Tasks Development of Smartphone Apps, Connected Car Systems, Emergency Call, Stolen Vehicle Tracking Engineer parts to cost, time and weight targets Development and Delivery of Over the Air S/W Updates Telemetry Applications On Vehicle testing and integration Bug Tracking and management Create and manage Design Validation plan for Connected Car Systems Carry out required testing Document test activities and writing of test reports Ensure that all concerns are robustly resolved & provide technical support Manage the Engineering Sign off Process in line with vehicle project plan Create engineering guide line documentation for best practice engineering Support Engineering Standards creation Work with Programme to agreed targets Work with Legislation and Compliance team to ensure all current Type Approvals are met and plan for forward change to any regulations. Requirements and Specification documentation preparation Working closely with suppliers as required, specifically on quality and committed timing plans to ensure on time delivery DFMEA/PFMEA/DVP Deliver the programme quality, cost, weight, function and timing requirements Ensure that the commodity meets the function plan (with the component suppliers), creating & managing recovery plans as required. Includes releasing platform components (BoM, tooling launch). S/W management of release to vehicle build schedule BUG management and Tracking Qualifications and experience Engineering Degree or equivalent Preferably Chartered Engineering status or equivalent Proven record of delivering Electrical or Electronics commodities, including quality, cost, function, weight and timing. Experience of vehicle level system integration in terms of hardware and Software. Experience of software development processes and involvement in sw delivery cycle through maturity levels. Experience of delivering to production: Connected Car systems, including modem / telematics control unit, E-call, Glonass; mobile data provision and Stolen Vehicle Tracking, experience of working closely with Thatcham Research on SVT programmes and sign off is an advantage. Extensive knowledge of automotive development systems e.g. releasing, concerns, containments, gateways and sign off documentation. Supplier management experience. Complete knowledge of Product Development cycle from concept to launch completion Excellent automotive technical engineering background and a comprehensive knowledge of using calculation and analysis to drive design. Knowledge of automotive quality tools and processes. (e.g. DFMEA) Knowledge of the manufacturing processes to create the components or systems. Remuneration Package: Salary circa: £45,000 Discount on our privilege lease scheme, either a Mercedes or Ford. Contributory pension scheme - 3% matched for years 1 & 2, rising to double matched contributions from year 3 to a maximum employer contribution of 12%. 26 days annual leave + statutory bank holidays. Private Health Insurance - Single Cover. Private Dental Plan - Single Cover. A wide range of discounts with associated partners.

Permanent / Gaydon, Warwickshire

Engineering Manager

Job Title- Engineering Manager Contract- Permanent Location: West Midlands Project background Our Client are currently supporting an OEM on multiple Interiors Commodities for new vehicles through the Virtual design gateways through to eventual manufacture and assembly phases. As an Engineering Manager you will be part of the Programme Development Team leading the Design / Development and integration activities of the Interior commodities, supported by an infrastructure of specialists from areas such as Tooling / Process / Validation / Finance/ Operations and HR. You will lead the product development through all phases, from cradle to grave, to the agreed program timing from a fully validated, compliant and optimised design to on time tooling kick off and launch. The role will be driving best practise and lessons learned from previous launches and ensure they are integrated into future programmes. They will also be paramount in driving Customer satisfaction and ultimately support business development. Key Skills Experience in a Product Engineering role within Automotive Interiors or Body commodities specifying and developing new parts Working knowledge of role-related technical skills: GD&T, DFM/DFA, CAE/FEA, CAD, FMEA, DVP&R In-depth knowledge of Automotive manufacturing processes and testing/validation standards, tooling maturation Fully accountable for all change control processes that are design/engineering-related Liaison with internal and external customers, foster a "no surprises" approach to product launch Customer liaison and negotiation; ability to support Business Development Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon. If you have knowledge of delivering products within the Automotive arena and you want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about this role, please contact Chiara Caterisano at Jonathan Lee Recruitment. Please note that the Client is unable to support candidates who require Visa Sponsorship to leave and work in the UK.

Permanent / West Midlands, England

Control Systems Engineer - Perm / Contract

Senior Controls Engineer - Peterborough - Perm / Contract - £ Competitive + Excellent benefits A Senior Controls Engineer is required for a flourishing Engineering, Research and Development team. The successful candidate will contribute to the design and development of innovative powertrain solutions for a range of high-technology and challenging applications. As Senior Controls Engineer - you will be required to Be an exceptional controls engineer, with experience of working in multi discipline engineering teams in the areas of automotive product design, complex systems integration and the use of advanced technologies. Demonstrate strong experience and technical knowledge of model development, rapid prototyping and auto-coding, specifically use of the Mathworks toolset. Experience of creating, integrating and testing embedded automotive software, using industry standards. ISO 26262 software development is desirable. Experience working with a range of communication systems (CAN, Ethernet). Experience of HiL/SiL development and prototype vehicle/engine build up and managing issue resolution. As Senior Controls Engineer- you will have A degree in Electronics/Electrical, Mechatronics, Mechanical, Software or Automotive Engineering. The ability to anticipate, translate and develop customer requirements into tangible feature developments. An understanding of control system elements (sensors, actuators, controllers). Understanding of engine control related aspects of engine subsystems ( eg fuel, air system, after treatment). Successful history of delivery within the automotive or off highway sectors in passenger car, commercial vehicle or off highway applications, although other sectors are of interest. Able to actively participate in system FMEAs and related validation activities. Suitably qualified and experienced Control Engineers should apply today by contacting Paul Robson at Jonathan Lee Recruitment +44(0)1384 446146 or by emailing their CV and covering letter .

Contract / Peterborough, Cambridgeshire

CMM Programmer

Job title: CMM Programmer Salary Range: £30,000 to £35,000 Location: Coventry A CMM Programmer is required with knowledge of Mitutoyo CMM and MCOSMOS software programming. Candidates with experience of the Automotive or Off-Highway industry would be well received. Due to growth this company specialising in the machining and assembly of products for the power generation and off-highway industries, based in Coventry requires a forward thinking CMM Programmer for a new permanent role. As a CMM Programmer you will be required to: Ensure the highest quality standards and customer satisfaction are consistently met or exceeded Monitor your own performance and productivity with a continuous improvement mindset Complete accurate legible written records and associated production paperwork requirements Adhere to written works instructions and safe working practices Maintain a safe and tidy work area at all times The CMM Programmer should have the following skills or experience: Apprentice trained or suitably experienced in a similar role Experience gained from within the Automotive or Off-Highway sector of the Engineering Industry Capable of working on their own initiative Excellent time management skills This is an excellent opportunity for anyone with knowledge of MCOSMOS software to develop your career. In return for your experience, this Coventry based Off-Highway company will offer you £30,000 to £35,000. Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon. If you are a experienced and competent Mitutoyo CMM Programmer and you want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the CMM Programmer role, please contact Georgia Silk at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384 446 147.

Permanent / Coventry, West Midlands

Durability Test Engineer (Diesel Engines) - 17400

Job Title - Durability Test Engineer (Diesel Engines) Location - Gothenburg, Sweden Rate - Excellent rates of pay Duration - 6 months An experienced Durability Test Engineer (Diesel Engines) is required to join a leading automotive organisation based in Gothenburg, Sweden. This is a contract position, and an excellent opportunity to have exposure in a fantastic organisation overseas. Durability testing of diesel engines. The Group Durability Verification is responsible for durability tests in test bed and vehicle. Main responsibilities: * Manage, analyze and document durability tests according to test procedure. * Work in close cooperation with project- design- and calibration teams. * Be the "spider in the net" with regard to durability and component testing. * Develop test methods corresponding to new technologies. * Quality in focus. Required qualifications * M.Sc. or equivalent. * Fluent in English (written and spoken). * B-driving license. * General combustion engine knowledge. Appreciate Qualifications * VQDC/FLOW. * INCA. * Matlab. Knowledge of after treatment would be an advantage. If you are interested in this position, please send your CV to Rachel Meacham.

Contract / Gothenburg, Sweden

CAD Engineer (Interior Door Trim) - 17382

Job Title - CAD Engineer (Interior Door Trim) Location - Gothenburg, Sweden Rate - Excellent rates of pay Duration - 6 months An experienced CAD Engineer (Interior Door Trim) is required to join a leading automotive organisation based in Gothenburg, Sweden. This is a contract position, and an excellent opportunity to have exposure in a fantastic organisation overseas. The work consists of following task and deliveries: * Create primary and secondary document needed for the task. * Deliver 3D-models for virtual verification and to create prototype material for physical verification needed. * Deliver 3DPMI-models to specify production parts. * Contribution to secure function models and function sections. * Contribute in securing geometry and final demands. Required qualifications: * Good knowledge in Catia V5 and Team Center. * Good knowledge in English, spoken, written and understanding. * Good knowledge in IT (use to PC & knowledge in the most common systems and easy to learn new). * Easy to communicate and express yourself in writing, speaking and in presentations. * Experience by earlier design engineering roles. If you are interested in this position, please send your CV to Rachel Meacham.

Contract / Gothenburg, Sweden

Maintenance Manager

Job Title: Maintenance Manager Location: Manchester Salary: Negotiable Dependent on Experience Overview: We are currently recruiting for an experienced Maintenance Manager to work for our client at their site in Manchester. This is an exciting role working for a well-established engineering and manufacturing business who have facilities across the global, they are looking for an experienced and motivated individual to manager their team of electrical and mechanical engineers across a busy manufacturing facility. Key Duties: Involved in all aspects of managing the team of both electrical and mechanical engineers on site with a wide range of maintenance activities including machinery installation, machinery servicing and maintenance. Mange and plan capital investment projects on site Schedule PPM activities and react to any breakdown operations Involved in building fabric and facilities maintenance Continual compliance with HS&E policy and promotions of safe working practices across the site, along with environmental awareness throughout the department and its subcontractors Ensure that all direct reports are working effectively and meeting or exceeding agreed targets Install and maintenance machinery and equipment capable of adherence to company's quality policy and procedures to agreed targets Operator within budget and project specific parameters, corporate guidelines and protect corporate assets Ensure all legal, regulatory plus internal policies and procedures are complied with Specific Accountabilities for the Role: Assess existing internal and external maintenance resource(s), recommend and implement future provisioning Assess existing planned maintenance programmes, recommend and implement future programmes Assess existing fire and security systems, recommend and implement any changes necessary Assess existing statutory maintenance and inspection programmes, recommend and implement any changes necessary Manage planned factory refurbishment and capital investment projects Support HS and Environment Officer in action required to comply with regulations Any other reasonable duties or accountabilities that are consistent with the role and driven by the organisational requirements at any given time. Knowledge and Skills Required: Education- Degree / HNC Electrical or Mechanical Engineering, IOSH and NEBOSH qualification Experience of managing maintenance teams within a manufacturing environment IT - Microsoft products, numeracy, literacy, communication, negotiation, problem solving, prioritise, man management and effective team working Areas of Knowledge: (R) Machinery Maintenance, (P) Machinery Installation, (P) Building and Facilities Maintenance If you are interested in applying for this role or would like more information please contact Lee Elwell on 01384 446 154 (Direct Line) or your CV will be forwarded to Jonathan Lee Recruitment, a leading engineering and manufacturing recruitment consultancy established in 1978. The services advertised by Jonathan Lee Contracts are those of an Employment Business.

Permanent / Manchester, Greater Manchester

Field Service Technician - Exeter

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

Permanent / Exeter, Devon

Service Operations Co-ordinator

Service Operations Coordinator Cambridge £30,000 plus excellent benefits This UK based manufacturing business is a specialist supplier to the FMCG and food processing industries. Due to a restructure in the business, the organisation has asked us to search for a well organised and impactful Service Operations Co-ordinate to drive change, highlight process improvement and to seek out Continuous Improvement opportunities to increase efficiency's. You will provide administrative support for the UK Service & Aftermarket Team and Customers. Develop and Implement new processes to enhance the customer experience and the provision of World Class service. As Service Operations Coordinator you will Provide administrative support to internal and field based technical teams. Create, maintain and deliver a service schedule in co-ordination with Customer needs. Management of the Engineer Stock Management Process including; stock consumption, min/max controls, cycle counts, reverse logistics, warranty tracking and stock adjustments. Undertake the co-ordination of Cross-border equipment sold by other Domino channels that is be installed in the UK. Responsibility for Sales Order booking and billing Escalations. Provide management reports including service performance data on a regular basis Provide cover as and when required to the Service & Aftermarket team Any other reasonable duties as requested by management We are keen to talk to candidates who are organised, can unpick process, and use simple Continuous Improvement tools to highlight areas for development and change. We are looking for Experience in a similar customer facing role. Able to follow established protocol and clearly record action taken. Understanding of customer relationship management principles. Able to prioritise a demanding workload and be flexible to customer needs. Good Working knowledge of MS Office, including Excel, Word and PowerPoint Experience of IT systems (ERP and/or CRM). Track record in developing and implementing new processes You will be: Target driven with a strong commercial focus and self-initiative Excellent interpersonal skills and able to quickly develop a rapport with internal and external customers via phone and e-mail. Organised administrator with high levels of accuracy and attention to detail. Ability to work on own initiative and as part a team member. Effective communicator to ensure win/win solutions This is an excellent position, and one that will offer the right candidate good, exciting career progression. If you feel you have the skills, please apply.

Permanent / Cambridge, Cambridgeshire

Manufacturing Engineer

Summary Panel: Job title: Manufacturing engineer Salary Range: £35,000 to £40,000 Location: Sheffield Industry/ Strapline: Aerospace/machining/ fabrication/ precision engineering/ NPI A Manufacturing Engineer is required with knowledge of machining or fabrication. There are two roles within this company, one based within machining, one based in their fabrication sector. Candidates with experience of the Precision Engineering/working with precision goods would be well received. Due to company growth this aerospace company based in Sheffield requires a Manufacturing Engineer with NPI experience for a new permanent role. As a Manufacturing Engineer you will be required to: Lead through engineering experience NPI through the company. Be responsible for leading the manufacturing process design, development and improvement for new and existing products. Provide cost reduction, quality improvement and on time delivery within the manufacturing and fabrication sectors of the company. Provide manufacturing engineering support to the shop floor production activities. Facilitate the quotation process, providing technical input. Communicate through all levels of the company in order to aid machining function and improve relevant kpi's. The suitable candidate should have the following skills or experience: Proven history as a manufacturing engineer with fabricated components or machined components with a understanding of a variety of metals. Experience of working with high precision components. Experience for presswork (fabrication role only). The ideal Candidate will have both Fabrication AND Machining knowledge. Good level of core and IT skills including Maths, English and MS Office based programmes. High competency level in reading technical drawing and geometric tolerances. Proven cost reduction history in prior roles. This is an excellent opportunity for anyone with knowledge of high precision components from either a machined or fabrication basis to develop your career. In return for your experience, this Sheffield-based aerospace company will offer you: Salary details Benefits Other - such as career development etc. Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon. If you have knowledge of precision machining or fabrication and you want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the role, please contact Ryan North at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384 446195

Permanent / Sheffield, South Yorkshire

Materials Test Technician

NLH Materials Test Technician Cranfield Automotive An NLH Materials Test Technician is required with testing experience within an OEM. This company based in Cranfield requires a NLH Materials Test Technician with light fabrication experience for a new contract role. The NLH Materials Test Technician should have the following skills or experience: Materials Test Experience: Mechanical testing Tensile testing Hardness testing Impact testing Accelerated aging/ corrosion testing Paint testing Microscopy Durability Ash content Density Roughness & waviness Light Fabrication/ Engineering: Sample preparation Hand tools Cutting, grinding, linishing experience/ qualification Automotive Experience: Previous OEM materials test experience If you have any questions about the NLH Materials Test Technician role or would like to apply, please contact Tina Field at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01268 889259. Unfortunately candidates requiring visa sponsorship CANNOT be considered for this role. To apply you MUST have either an EU/UK passport or a Visa that does not require sponsorship

Contract / Bedford, Bedfordshire

QMT Engineer

Job title: QMT Engineer Salary Range: £36.00 per hour Contract length: 12 months Location: Chichester A QMT Engineer is required with previous experience in a Supplier Quality role and knowledge of IATF/TS 16949. Candidates with experience of the Automotive industry would be well received. Due to growth this Automotive company based in Chichester requires a proactive QMT Engineer with experience of supplier development for a new 12 month contract. As a QMT Engineer you will be responsible for: Closure of all supplier quality problems from pre-series, production and after-sales. Delivering all project milestones as defined by the project timing plan using the systems and resources in the most effective manner Actively involved with the suppliers to deliver quality components to the plant Representing at the suppliers and defining quality and performance requirements Prioritisation of work and escalation within the project / department Representing the quality department in bespoke project planning meetings with purchasing, engineering and material planning. Evaluating suppliers during the nomination phase for new projects. Supporting engineering during the project development phase to ensure that any supplier drawings standards are clearly defined. Spear-heading the supplier development after the concept has been defined, which will involve supporting new and existing suppliers to the automotive industry to ensure all of the quality requirements are agreed and implemented. Actively supporting the quality technician for everyday plant bespoke quality concerns with new or existing products. The QMT Engineer should have the following skills or experience: Experience in a parts quality or supplier development role, preferably in an automotive field Knowledge of quality systems QS9000 or DIN/ISO 9001/ISO TS16949 Audit and manufacturing process and engineering experience to accurately assess and predict supplier conformance Capability to understand and relate technical drawings / specification to actual parts Good English and German language skills The ability to communicate and present effectively at all levels. Qualified to NVQ Level 5 or equivalent (Degree, HND or equivalent) Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon. If you want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the QMT Engineer role, please contact Georgia Silk at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384 446 147.

Contract / Chichester, West Sussex

Design Engineer

Design Engineer - Gloucester - Defence Systems - Permanent - Attractive A Design Engineer is required to join the Engineering Team within a market leading Innovative Technology Company that specialise Communication Systems for Military and Government Organisations. The successful Design Engineer will design and detail mechanical solutions in line with Product Design Specifications and relevant standards, complete cable drawings, compiling BoM's, assist with prototype build tasks. The Design Engineer will document the design information for formal release to manufacture. The Design Engineer will support the Production and Sales teams as products progress through all stages of the development and production process life-cycle. Design Engineer - Key Responsibilities Create mechanical design solutions to comply with the Product Design Specifications. Create cable drawings and Create/Manage Product, Cable & PCB BOM's. Produce accurate product build documentation. Produce concept renders in support of quotations for sales. Assist with validation testing of developed products. Actively support the company Engineering Change Request procedures. Ensure work is carried out in accordance with company, customer and BS standards. Carry out Continuous Improvement activities within the business. Technical Skills and Experience required for the Design Engineer HNC in Mechanical Engineering and Experience in designing and drafting. Knowledge of 3D and 2D CAD tools, preferably Solidworks & AutoCAD. A strong understanding of manufacturing processes. Experience designing electro-mechanical enclosures, sheet metal & machined components. An appreciation of documented quality standards and systems. Effective communication skills and a good attention to detail. Able to produce drawings and design documentation with a "right first time" attitude. Basic understanding of UK & US Military EMC and Environmental Test Standards. Occasional travel to Customers. **Security Clearance will be required for this role due to the sensitive nature of the products and therefore only applications from candidates able to obtain this will be considered** If you feel you meet the requirements for the role of the Design Engineer then apply directly or contact Peter Heap at Jonathan Lee Recruitment. Either Direct Line 01384 446102 or Email suitable MS Word CV's to

Permanent / Gloucestershire, England

Test Engineer

Test Engineer - Aerospace & Defence - Permanent - Attractive - Berkshire A Test Engineer is required to join an established company with a good reputation in the Aerospace and Defence sectors. The successful Test Engineer will report directly to the Cell Team Leader and they will join the Assembly and Test dept. Responsibilities and Skills Required of the Test Engineer Ability to utilise all manner of test equipment within the area to perform required tests Development of new test programs and manufacture of test harnesses Liaison with relevant Production engineer to enable inspection test standard times Ensure compliance to the company's registered Quality Management System Knowledge of BS EN ISO 9001/AS9100 as detailed in the Quality Manual Conform to electrical test methods as stipulated in the Quality Standards Manual Conformance to respective test criteria, i.e product specifications and test procedures Responsible for compiling and signing off final test result sheets Adhere to all company Health and Safety disciplines Possess good interpersonal skills and the ability to motivate and delegate as required Practice a confident, enthusiastic, and professional attitude at all times To be adaptable and flexible when required to work in other areas. Experience and Qualifications Required for the Test Engineer Minimum ONC or equivalent qualification in Electronic / Electrical Engineering preferred Experience working in a manufacturing Company Experience in an electro-mechanical manufacturing company The ability to use a PC and able to work with minimum supervision Able to use a microscope or magnifier for fine detail work Manual handling of product would be required Good dexterity is required for the fine detail work Security Clearance may be required for this role due to the nature of the Industry If you feel you meet the requirements for the role of the Test Engineer, then apply directly or contact Peter Heap at Jonathan Lee Recruitment. Either Direct Line 01384 446102 or Email suitable MS Word CV's

Permanent / Reading, Berkshire

Customer Service Representative

Customer Sales Rep - Aerospace Manufacturing - Attractive - Warwickshire A Customer Sales Rep is required to join and Innovative Aerospace Manufacturing facility on a Permanent Basis. The successful Customer Sales Rep will join the Sales Department and report to the UK Sales Manager. The Customer Sales Rep will be sales driven, highly organised. The Customer Sales Rep will support the process of providing Aerospace products and services in line with industry quality standards. The Customer Sales Rep will be responsible for the full customer account administration and be the internal interface between the customer and the business. Responsibilities of the Customer Sales Rep Act as the customer primary point of contact for commercial and logistic enquiries. Perform Account Management: and optimise sales growth within your selected accounts. Make outgoing sales calls to customers to secure sales opportunities. Follow up on quotations and projects whilst maintaining high level of customer satisfaction. Timely preparation of quotations and contract bids in response to customer enquiries. Review incoming customer purchase orders to ensure requirements conform. Accurately enter customer purchase order as sales order into systems. Acknowledge sales order, market feedback, competition position, competition sales policy. Process and transmit order amendments to the plants. Monitor and report on customer order book status. Compliance of sales and Quality Procedure. Respond to general/routine queries from customers. Highlight potential problems with service to customers to appropriate personnel. Ensure all paperwork is filed in accordance with sales procedures. Requirements of the Customer Sales Rep Effective communication skills. Ability to interact with both internal and external customers. Sales experience with Industry and or the relevant sectors. Strong IT skills with advanced excel. Strong attention to detail when processing information. Analytical approach to working with data would be an advantage. Ability to prioritise your workload. Security Clearance may be required due to the nature of the products being manufactured If you are interested in this Customer Sales Rep position, then please apply directly or send a suitable MS Word Format CV directly to my Email at . Alternatively, if you wish to discuss then please contact Peter Heap on my direct line 01384 446102.

Permanent / Coventry, West Midlands

Management Accountant

MANAGEMENT ACCOUNTANT To £48,000 + bonus + package 12 month Fixed Term Contract Richmond, Greater London Consumer Goods The Role This position reports to the European Finance Director of this multinational business, to cover a period of maternity leave: Undertake management accounting activities and complete month-end reports with full commentary. Report VAT, Intrastats and multi-currency transaction reconciliations. Ensure accounting information meets reporting & compliance standards such as US-GAAP and Sarbanes Oxley (SOX). Report key financial information to departmental heads. The Person This opportunity is ideal for a Qualified Accountant who is available at short notice to continue their development in a professional blue-chip environment. To be successful you will: Be able to compile full management accounts and month-end packs to strict deadlines. Be familiar with multi-currency / Forex transactions and how to reconcile them to the ledger. Possess advanced Excel skills and good knowledge of SAP software. Experience in a multinational business, where you gained knowledge of US-GAAP and SOX. Hold a full ACA / ACCA / CIMA qualification. The Company Our client is the UK division of a US owned global business, and is a household name to many people. They now seek a capable and dynamic finance professional to work in a commercially focussed business area. How to Apply To apply, please do so online, attaching a copy of your CV and details of your current remuneration.

Permanent / Richmond upon Thames, London

Design Engineer

Job Title: CAD Design Engineer Location: South Yorkshire Salary: Negotiable Dependant on Experience Overview: We are currently recruiting for an experienced CAD Design Engineer to work for our client at their facility, the role will include all aspects of design activities with pipe work systems and is an interesting role that would suit a dynamic individual. Key Responsibilities: Involved in producing manufacturing and assembly drawings All aspects of designing of pipework systems Working with pressure equipment and pressure vessels Involved in working closely with the manufacturing teams and working with MRP systems and BOM Working knowledge of product design and compliance with the machinery directive Person Specification: Must be educated to degree level or equivalent and our client has a strong preference for a Mechanical engineering degree Familiarity with ATEX directive and hazardous area classifications Must have considerable experience using SolidWorks If you are interested in applying for this role or would like more information please contact Lee Elwell on 01384 446 154 (Direct Line) or your CV will be forwarded to Jonathan Lee Recruitment, a leading engineering and manufacturing recruitment consultancy established in 1978. The services advertised by Jonathan Lee Contracts are those of an Employment Business.

Permanent / Rotherham, South Yorkshire

Automotive Procurement Executive

Automotive Buyers - Automotive OEM Contract for 6 months + Location: Wiltshire This is an exciting opportunity for influential procurement professional to provide on-site support for our Automotive client in the Wiltshire. The Role: You will be responsible to set up the buying process and the sourcing of the supplier base. You will negotiate the VFM on piece, tool and design and delivery. Negotiate and support T&C's Manage document control - issue and have returned RFQ's, ESAs etc The Person: Experience buyer with a strong automotive background Experience of Colour and Trim Ideally have experience of sourcing fabrics, internal leather, cloth and wood Is expected to have Proven Cost management experience Full member of CIPS or working towards it Please click in the link to apply or call Emma Evans for more information 01384 446 187

Contract / Chippenham, Wiltshire

Continuous Improvement Manager

Continuous Improvement Manager £Competitive plus benefits Thatcham Motorsport A Continuous Improvement Manager is required to lead projects from identification through to implementation, running green belt projects to deliver improvements that yield measurable improvements in Quality, Cost and Delivery (Process). Candidates with experience of identifying opportunities for improvement, providing advanced root cause analysis, and monitoring of process KPIs would be well received. Due to increased workloads this company, an award-winning transmission technology specialist based in Thatcham, requires a proactive Continuous Improvement Manager to manage all continuous improvement projects within manufacturing to ensure alignment of activities to business needs. As a Continuous Improvement Manager you will be required to: Manage the process development team as well as leading cross functional improvement teams Develop, train and roll out standards and best practice using lean manufacturing and six sigma tools and principles Support the adherence to, and the sustainability of, the continuous improvement programme Undertake and fully manage projects to deliver capital investment projects, new processes and manufacturing improvements that enhance both capability and capacity, optimise effectiveness and maximise return on investment Act as a mentor to coach and develop staff in the mind-set of continuous improvement The Continuous Improvement Manager should have the following skills or experience: Degree qualified in a science or engineering based discipline Good understanding of engineering drawings along with a good understanding of manufacturing principles Preferably certified in lean six sigma green belt Proven ability leading a multi-functional team Good analytical skills to be able to convert business objectives into achievable tasks Prince 2 qualification advantageous This is an excellent opportunity for anyone with strong planning, influencing and project management skills to develop your career. In return for your experience, this Thatcham based transmission technology specialist will offer you: £Competitive Pension Share scheme Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon. If you have experience as a Continuous Improvement Manager and you want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the Continuous Improvement Manager role, please contact Paul Branton at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01268 455525.

Permanent / Thatcham, Berkshire

Lead Applications Engineer - Chassis

Lead Applications Engineer - Chassis - Lichfield - £ Competitive + Excellent benefits A Lead Applications Engineer is required for a flourishing department at the forefront of automotive design and development, notably in the areas of ADAS, Brakes and Vehicle Dynamics. Your primary responsibility on a daily basis will be to guide the Applications team in their activities and provide first class technical and customer liaison support. The successful candidate will contribute to the engineering of high performance systems for innovative applications including sports cars and special-purpose vehicles. As Lead Applications Engineer - Chassis you will Lead the Applications team in their day-to-day activities including managing and reporting resource allocation; Provide appropriate high-level direction and assessment of team responsibilities and training needs include conducting appraisals; Plan, conduct, review and sign-off development and testing of new software, calibrations and algorithms. This includes bench testing and in-vehicle tests with international field trips; Liaise with the customer to form, or refine appropriate customer documentation from which the project will be planned and scheduled; Plan, prepare, support and conduct customer communications for technical, supply, test or application activities as required; Liaise with the customer to form or refine technical queries, issues or concerns as required; As Lead Application Engineer - Chassis you will Be degree-qualified in either Mechanical, Automotive, Systems, Electronic or Electrical Engineering; Have proven experience in a similar role within an automotive research and development environment; Have an understanding of modern automotive systems and common automotive practices; Be familiar with Chassis & Safety processes, componentry and toolchains; Ideally have previous experience of Electric and Hybrid powertrain systems. Suitably qualified and experienced Application 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 / Lichfield, Staffordshire

Quality Engineer

Supplier Quality Assurance Engineer - Milton Keynes A Supplier Quality Assurance Engineer is required to join an established company with a strong reputation in the defence electronics sector. The successful candidate will be joining to manage and lead quality management systems and their improvements working closely with suppliers and internal teams to ensure a consistent and continually improved delivery. Responsibilities of the Supplier Quality Assurance Engineer will include the following: Identify best practice inspection methodologies. Investigate internal and external quality failures through to root cause and provide written cause and corrective action responses to improve yield and reduce cost of poor quality. Monitor and report on monthly metrics. Audit product and processes for compliance against ISO9001:2015 and Customer requirements. Manage response to non-conformances. The Supplier Quality Assurance Engineer should have the following skills or experience: It is essential applicants have experience in electronics manufacturing, preferably from a high integrity / safety critical industry such as aerospace or defence. IPC 160 Trained - Desirable. Come from a lean manufacturing environment, implementing change programs for Continuous improvement. Have the ability in to compile FAIRs and FMEAs and report clearly on the relevant metrics. This is an excellent opportunity for a Quality Engineer with knowledge of electronics manufacturing to develop their career. In return for your experience, this Milton Keynes based company will offer you: Competitive salary package Non-standard pension scheme Early Finish on a Friday Interviews for the Quality Engineer will commence with immediate effect with a view to starting as soon as possible. For further information on the Quality Engineer position please contact Philip Delaloye at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384 446192

Permanent / Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire

Welding Specialist

Manufacturing Welding Specialist Birmingham £40-45K We are recruiting for a Tier 1 Automotive company who are seeking a Manufacturing Weld Specialist to lead the welding process, factory improvements, engineering planning and continuous improvements. The company produces welded and assembled parts for the automotive industry on a high volume basis. As Manufacturing Engineer Welding Specialist you will have:- Process Knowledge / Experience of Friction Welding and MIAB Basic Knowledge and experience of Metallurgy, including sample preparations, Weldable steels, and laboratory assessment methods. Understanding of Welding process quality, Non-destructive quality checks, visual control methods, part performance vs welding, Failure Modes etc. Knowledge of welding process monitoring systems and using the data to identify route causes or failures in the process. Weld Process Audits and Gap Analysis. Industrialising activities and technical documentation relating to special processes including stage drawings set up instructions, parameter settings and control. Manage assigned projects independently with the ability to motivate employees. Manage history of concerns and manage plant welding data and concerns and countermeasures. Provide and document welding related training to shop floor employees. Leading the plant KPI, developing and monitoring these action plans fixed, continuous improvement plans, concerns, or Yokoten from other plant issues. The ideal candidate will have experience in welding operations and manufacturing and have a degree or equivalent experience. Interested applicants should apply to this advert or call Katharine Bignell for more information.

Permanent / Birmingham, West Midlands

Contract Principal NVH Engineer

Job Title: Contract NVH Principal Engineer to £34/hr Coventry A contract NVH Engineer is required with knowledge of whole vehicle NVH to act as NVH advisor / consultant on multiple engineering projects for this ambitious vehicle manufacturer. The NVH Engineer will plan and lead project NVH input, conduct vehicle evaluation and development activities and will be responsible for reporting and presenting project output as required. In detail, what you, the Principal NVH Engineer will do: Provide NVH support to design and engineering teams in the UK and India Develop refinement improvement strategies for vehicle and powertrain NVH attribute management Conduct subjective vehicle evaluation activities Benchmarking and target setting Vehicle and system test and development Data acquisition and analysis Report and present results Plan and manage NVH project activities Develop and implement processes and procedures Manage NVH software and instrumentation Provide NVH status to project reviews Occasional overseas travel You, the Principal NVH Engineer will need to have the following experience and skills: A minimum of 5 years of Automotive NVH experience Experience of a range of test methodologies (powertrain, wind, road) Application of Siemens LMS Test Lab test systems Refinement of EV/Hybrid vehicles would be an advantage Contract NVH Engineers should apply today for this very exciting opportunity by contacting Ray Greenman

Contract / Coventry, West Midlands

Process Engineering Specialist

Process Engineering Specialist Permanent Cambridge based. Manufacturing industry Salary £Neg A Process Engineering Specialist is required to to provide process support to manufacturing and a background in the specification, commissioning and developing of plant, processes and products to ensure safe and economic operation would be well received. Due to increased workloads, this company, the industry leader in composite materials and industrial fabrics, require a Process Engineering Specialist. As the Process Engineering Specialist, you will be required to: Identify and implement process improvements to reduce manufacturing costs, improve product quality, along with reviewing the safety requirements. Introduce new products to the factory focusing on optimisation of the process. Prepare standard data manuals for the preparation and maintenance of manufacturing standards. Prepare detailed equipment, acceptance and commissioning specifications for new and modified capital equipment and to validate performance prior to hand-over to Production. Develop and maintain Process Specifications and, based on this data, input into training manuals and assist in operator training. Compile accurate BOM and routing data which drive production scheduling and costing forecasts. Work with project engineers in the creation of specifications for processes such that new machinery can be designed, purchased and tested. Drive safety initiatives and carry out risk analysis and quantitative HAZOP studies on processes and equipment. The Process Engineering Specialist should have the following skills or experience: Ideally qualified to Degree level in Chemical Engineering or Chemistry related subject. A background working close to the shop floor, supporting day to day production, process reduction or quality improvement. A solid understanding of production challenges on a 24/7 basis. Understanding of continuous improvement methodologies and tools (e.g. Six Sigma). Proven experience of data analysis and data driven problem solving. A clear understanding of process risk and application of risk and hazard assessment tools (e.g. FMEA, HAZOP). This is an excellent opportunity for anyone with a Process Engineering background to develop your career. Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon. If you have experience as a Facilities Engineer and you want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the Facility Safety Engineer role, please contact Justin Wainwright at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01268 889267.

Permanent / Duxford, Cambridgeshire

Export Customs Specialist - 2818

Job Title - Export Customs Specialist Hourly rate - £16.19 ltd Location - Birmingham Sector - FMCG An opportunity has arisen to work for this international confectionery manufacturer based just outside Birmingham. As Export Customs Specialist, you would be part of the UK Export team assisting with provision of Customs compliance services for exporting of goods. The role will support the team as a result of Brexit. You will have practical application of knowledge of exporting customs, Laws and Regulations. Excellent attention to detail and analysis. Strong oral and written communication skills. Experience of SAP Organised and can handle complexity with quantity and high accuracy. Any previous experience in a role handling export, or customs declarations and queries would be beneficial. Or any knowledge of road freight movements into Europe, or sea / air transport. If you would like to know more about this role, please contact Sarah Gilbert or Kate Stevens at Jonathan Lee Recruitment.

Contract / Birmingham, West Midlands

Mechanical Design Engineer

Mechanical Design Engineer - Dudley - Processing Machines - £30k to £45k P.A A Mechanical Design Engineer is required to join a leading manufacturer of metal processing equipment for steel and aluminium manufacturing companies. The successful Mechanical Design Engineer will demonstrate a strong engineering background with an emphasis on mechanical design and with the ability to meet deadlines as required. THE ROLE In this role as Mechanical Design Engineer, you will be tasked with:- Establishing detailed designs using company engineering methods and best-practices Create and review designs using 3D/2D CAD software programs including Inventor and AutoCAD Create and review BOM documents in MS Excel Generate/review calculations to define machine specifications Assist in specification and selection of proprietary components Liaise with all departments within the group providing technical support as required Liaise with the customers, partaking in site visits as required THE PERSON To be considered for this varied and challenging Mechanical Design Engineer role, you will have: - Experience in the design & manufacture of heavy precision machinery - steel and/or aluminium industry preferable Be educated to a minimum of HNC level Experience in the use of Inventor 3D and AutoCAD 2D design is desirable Strong communication skills Proven problem solving skills The role comes with good benefits package, if you feel that you meet the criteria of the advertisement, please apply for immediate interview.

Permanent / Dudley, West Midlands

Engine Validation Engineer

Job title: Engine Validation Engineer Salary Range: Up to £30.00 per hour LTD or Umbrella Location: Peterborough Industry: Off Highway An Engine Validation Engineer has become available for one of the world's leading manufacturers of off-highway machinery and diesel and natural gas engines. The suitable candidate will join a team who design and develop electrical and electronic control systems for engine and machine prime products developed and produced in Europe. The successful applicant for this position will join the team and be responsible for identifying, planning, coordinating and executing validation activities to support the development of engine control systems and mitigate system risk. Key Responsibilities: Working within an engineering team, identify potential component, system and integration issues associated with new products or current product enhancements. Capture the risks and create action and validation plans to mitigate the risks. Develop test requirements, coordinate and execute the validation activities to mitigate program risk and ensure the system is verified and validated for production. Record, analyse and communicate validation results and where required, develop revised solutions to satisfy customer requirements. Provide Electrical and Electronic SME support to engine performance tests, engine development activities and initial production builds. To apply for this position you should have some of the following: Proven engineer with 'hands on' validation experience, ideally on engine, transmission or power systems. Technical background in systems development, integration or validation (electronics or mechanical). Good Electrical and Electronic knowledge with 'fault finding' capability. Provide focus on the customer and their needs. Ability to initiate and take independent action. Vector CANape and CANalyzer experience. FMEA facilitator or Team Lead experience. Please contact James Tilley for details.

Contract / Peterborough, Cambridgeshire

Toolmaker

Press Toolmaker (Die Maintenance) Good hourly rate (permanent) West Bromwich Automotive (Domestic Toolroom) This is a permanent opportunity for an experienced press toolmaker to work for an established family owned business in West Bromwich; this is a bench hand role using conventional machinery to maintain dies for presses up to 1,000T (single and progression.) We are looking for the following for the press toolmaker role: Capable bench hand and happy with a die maintenance role repairing customers press tools Apprentice trained or equivalent qualifications Background in die maintenance using conventional machinery; welding skills would be advantageous This is an immediate start press toolmaker role with the company using a 2 stage interview process with the company recently investing in new facilities for the toolroom; you'll be working in a small team and reporting to the maintenance manager. The can offer the following for the press toolmaker role: Good hourly rate (permanent role) Paid overtime Benefits Day hours If you are interested please apply now or get in touch directly to learn more about the role; please ask to speak with Kieron Austin of Jonathan Lee Recruitment.

Permanent / West Bromwich, West Midlands

Design Manager - Bespoke Machinery

Job title: Design Manager - Bespoke Machinery Salary Range; Up to £50,000 per annum Location: Tamworth This well-established bespoke machine manufacturer are seeking a Design Manager for their Tamworth Office. A Design Manager is required with Project Management and Special Purpose Machines knowledge. Candidates with experience of the Automotive, Aerospace and Metal industries would be well received. Due to planned expansion this company, based in Tamworth requires an organised Design Manager with Automation and Robotics experience for a new permanent role. As a Design Manager, you will be required to: Oversee all department designs for Special Purpose Machinery in line with client requirements and company ethos. Efficiently managed projects and drive to completion whilst co-ordinating teams and overseeing all technical aspects including mechanical, electrical and software. Supervise the bill of materials, suppliers and budget and achieve profitable project completion within budgets and time scales. The Design Manager should have the following skills or experience: Relevant qualifications and with a background in Special Purpose Machines and Automation. Previous experience within Project and People Management, and effective team working, communication and delegation skills. Knowledge of appropriate software packages ideally SolidWorks, 3D CAD and BOMS. This is an excellent opportunity for anyone with knowledge of Special Purpose Machinery to develop your career. In return for your experience, this Tamworth-based Automation company will offer you: Up to £50,000 per annum 20 days holiday plus bank holidays. 39 working hours a week Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon. If you have knowledge of Project Management and Automation Design and you want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the Design Manager role, please contact Mary O'Brien at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384 446 168.

Permanent / Tamworth, Staffordshire

Commercial Manager : FMCG

Commercial Manager FMCG East Herefordshire Salary is negotiable, Fully Expensed car, 15%-30% bonus potential, pension The global FMCG manufacturing business is going through a period of investment and change. The organisation has asked us to recruit an exceptional Commercial Manager to help in developing an impactful strategy to drive profit and growth. Working closely with the General Manager and forming part of the site, senior management team you will work within the group organisation and implement aligned commercial business processes by driving commercial discipline, this in turn will result in the identification of new business opportunities and thus support the Business Group Management Team in their profitable growth agenda. As the Commercial Manager, you will be able to Inspire & motivate your teams to outperform, you will develop top talent within your teams and have the courage to make tricky decisions which will deliver reward for the business. Skills and Abilities: Result oriented and action-minded; Strong ability to drive process; Good business judgement/commercial acumen; Ability to build strong working relationships; Flexible and able to adapt to a fast paced and changing environment; Ability to influence others; Strong Analytical skills. MS office advanced knowledge; IT literate As Commercial Manager, we are looking for: Experience in Sales / Commercial management role preferable with an engineering or manufacturing background Potential to develop further into a higher management position; Strong Customer Focus; Good experience of plant products, processes, customers; Database management Ability to interact in a cross-cultural environment; Ability to function within a matrix organization. Qualifications: University degree in applied economics, business administration, engineering or a related field is desirable. This is a unique position, and one that, for the right candidate will deliver career progression and reward.

Permanent / Herefordshire, England

NPI Coordinator

Seeking an NPI Co-ordinator to work for a well-known off-highway's manufacturer. Working within the Product and Logistics department your role as NPI coordinator will manage: Customer NPI program Co- Ordination New Part number releases Interface with Customer on outgoing / obsolete parts Customer POU data integrity (MUM files - Material usage maps) Manage the Surplus & RSSM process, including redistribution of surplus via the Global Network Parts quality conformance to drawings, supporting customer issues and seeking corrective actions from suppliers Co-ordinate with 3PL Quality team to ensure inspection requirements are actioned Processing quality issues/rejects through MRP system Maintain quality KPI metrics, PPM & DPM Skills and Experience Required Excellent Interpersonal Skills Excellent Microsoft skills, particularly in Excel and Access Self Motivated with Excellent Attention to detail Strong team player Requires problem-solving skills to establish RCCA and solve common problems Strong collaborative, interpersonal and communication skills to effectively work across functions to perform work deploying supply chain & quality process improvements Ability to analyse business conditions and situations during deployment needed to minimise disruption to daily requirements. Basic knowledge of reading engineering drawings Desirable: Previous experience of working with a Supply Chain role Knowledge of Glovia system Experience within a Manufacturing environment Understanding of manufacturing and operations standard processes and basic product knowledge Desired Qualifications: College or university degree or equivalent, preferably in Supply Chain and/or Logistics Management or Industrial Engineering. APICS, CPIM, or CSPC National Certification. Demonstrable supply chain job experience. A background in Supply Chain, Manufacturing / Operations, Inventory Management, Material Requirements Planning, Demand Management and/or Logistics. Intermediate Excel. 6 Sigma experience Minimal Travel Required (5% working time) This is a 12 month contract role offering negotiable rates of pay depending upon experience. Interested in the above role? APPLY TODAY! Please contact Kate Stevens or Sarah Gilbert at Jonathan Lee Recruitment to discuss further.

Contract / Desford, Leicestershire

CAD Mechanical Design Engineer - Motorsport

Mechanical Design Engineer - Permanent - Bridgnorth - £Competitive Salary DOE I am seeking a Mechanical Design Engineer for an established British engineering company. They are a market leading provider of high quality, total castings solutions across the automotive, motorsport, energy and wider transport sectors. Their engineering service include up-front engineering, precision machining and client consultancy. This is a permanent position based in Bridgnorth and is offering a competitive salary What You Will Do: As Mechanical Design Engineer; To design and model pattern tooling on 3D cad software (Creo) To liaise with technical staff to achieve functional tooling. To liaise with designers and or project engineers to resolve design issues. To provide support and administration to all personnel in the Cad and CNC depts. To make sure that all personnel records for work are kept up to date. Encourage and be positive towards continuous improvement What You Will Need: As Mechanical Design Engineer; Degree/Apprentice qualified Engineer To be computer literate. To have had training and be able to operate one of the leading 3D modelling packages (Creo, Catia, SolidWorks) To have a good understanding of moulding/casting technology. To provide confident support to Cad personnel and technical staff. What You Will Get: As Mechanical Design Engineer; Employment with an established engineering company being market leaders in their field A competitive salary depending on experience Work on a range of innovative projects Applications Suitably qualified and experienced Mechanical Design Engineers should apply today by either calling Jeff Lane on +44 (0)1384 446108 or by emailing their CV and covering letter

Permanent / Bridgnorth, Shropshire
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