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Jonathan Lee Recruitment Newsletter - Q1

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Jayne Wogan Head of Client Services posted 4 months ago

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


  • Jonathan Lee Recruitment celebrates 40th anniversary


  • 5 steps to address the skills shortage in the food & drink sector


  • Meeting demand for UAV engineers in an expanding market


  • Portfolio careers on the rise


  • 'Register & Win' competition winner 
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Fleet & Support Process Coordinator - 34854

Fleet and Support Process Coordinator Paying up to £16.70 per hour ltd/umbrella Gaydon An opportunity has arisen for a Fleet and Support Process Coordinator to provide support to a large international automotive manufacturing organisation based in the Warwickshire area. The opportunity is to last for a minimum of 12 months for an hourly rate of up to £16.70 DOE. Role responsibilities: Administration Record management Support of workshops Candidate profile: Degree qualification Similar background Excellent communication skills Project management experience Able to work to tight deadlines Proactive self-starter MS Office skills

Contract / Gaydon, Warwickshire

Project Leader - 35322

Project Leader - 35322 Gaydon Paying up to £22.50 A Project Leader - 35322 with experience of process mapping is required to provide support to a manufacturing market leader on a temporary basis for just over 12 months in Gaydon and paying up to £22.50 per hour. The Project Leader will have the following responsibilities; Provide support interface between Engineering, Programme, Design and Plant Launch, and assist in the resolution of cross functional specs / technical / manufacturing issues Work with Design, Engineering and Marketing to develop product proposals and business cases Lead cross functional delivery of future vehicle features to drive innovative technology to market Manage programme deliverables to project gateways Identify, manage and mitigate project risks Support programme change control process The ideal candidate will have: Have experience documenting processes, using process flow software Managing multiple tasks Excellent communication skills Strong IT skills including Excel and Word proficiency

Contract / Gaydon, Warwickshire

Data Administrator - 35357

Data Administrator - 35357 Whitley, Coventry Paying up to £14.50 12 month contract A Data Administrator - 35357 with experience of process mapping is required to provide support to a manufacturing market leader on a temporary basis for just over 12 months in Whitley and paying up to £14.50 per hour. The Project Leader will have the following responsibilities; Acting as a key member of the HR Direct Lifecycle And Transaction Team you will be responsible for supporting the end-to-end administration for data subject access requests, pre-action disclosure requests and other information requests from third parties The collation of employee data from a number of sources which will then need to be reviewed to determine which document should be disclosed The ideal candidate will have: Ideally have a degree qualification Have experience with high volume administration within a HR environment Data request administration experience would be beneficial Excellent communication skills Strong attention to detail Able to demonstrate the ability to manage own workload prioritising effectively

Contract / Coventry, West Midlands

Finance Analyst - 35488

Finance Analyst - 35488 Paying up to £22.30 6 month contract initially Gaydon Are you looking for a Finance Analyst role with a large international manufacturing company based in Gaydon? An opportunity has arisen for a Finance Analyst to provide support to a growing and busy department for a period of circa six months. The role is temporary and paying up to £22.30 per hour. What you will be doing: Operate daily process that checks the completeness and accuracy of data coming in from the business Engage with business teams to resolve issues with incoming data and help drive activities to improve first time through Participate in testing of system and/or process changes to help identify and resolve defects prior to release to wider business Assist in the creation and maintenance of local work instructions and how-to guides to support day to day tasks Help manage changes requests coming in from end users Provide education and advice to business users to allow them to benefit fully from the new system Undertake any other work as directed by their line manager in connection with their role as may be requested from time to time Candidate profile: Degree qualification Experience of working in a finance function. An individual, who works independently, is results driven, demonstrating tenacity, drive and perseverance Strong communication skills both written and verbal An effective team player, actively leads, develops and supports team members

Contract / Gaydon, Warwickshire

Logistics Operations Manager - 34679

Logistics Operations Manager Solihull Up to £49 per hour umbrella/ltd A Logistics Operations Manager is required to provide support for our world class automotive client based in Solihull. The Logistics Operations Manager opportunity is an on-going contract for an hourly rate of up to £49 DOE. What you will be doing: Acting as the key operational contact between the UK warehouse, UK press shops and freight Coordinate and manage pallet flows from each site ensuring the right number of pallets are in the right place at the right time Manage the scheduling of parts between the UK warehouse and Solihull marketplace Communicate and enforce project plans and processes to UK warehouse team Manage the third-party logistics provider for the UK warehouse and ensure it is setup for requirements Manage the communications with freight regarding collection times and frequencies Candidate profile: Strong educational background or solid experience is required Experience of managing logistics change projects Experience of managing warehouse operations Strong Excel and Word skills Proficient with SAP and other systems Highly analytical Able to work in a fast paced environment Problem solver

Contract / Solihull, West Midlands

Senior Mechanical Design Engineer - Machine Tooling

Mechanical Design Engineer - Machine Tool Design - FTC - Rugby - £Competitive I am seeking a Mechanical Design Engineer who has the proven experience within machine tool design Our client is a leading global development partner for the automotive and engine industry who offers unique systems competence in the areas of engine systems, filtration, electrics/mechatronics, and thermal management. What You Will Do: As Mechanical Design Engineer - Machine Tool Design The design of advanced machine tool with consideration for manufacturing and assembly requirements. Provide design support for innovative manufacturing techniques. To lead and manage small to medium machine build and development projects Agree targets including cost, performance and lead time and manage projects to achieve them Monthly and quarterly reporting on progress To create concept and detailed design drawing using CAD 2D/3D, solid modelling techniques, geometric dimensioning and tolerancing What You Will Need: As Mechanical Design Engineer - Machine Tool Design HND required, Degree is desirable At least 2 years industry experience, preferably gained within an automotive environment Relevant Design experience, ideally within machine tool development Experience of major CAD system such as Inventor, SolidWorks or Creo Experience working with metal processing (preferred). Excellent communication and presentation skills What You Will Get: As Mechanical Design Engineer - Machine Tool Design Competitive salary depending on experience Tailored professional development Extensive benefits package 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

Contract / Rugby, Warwickshire

Project Manager/Contracts Manager

A renowned specialist innovator and a market leader in their chosen field. Employing over 14,000 professionals in over 40 countries worldwide. Our client are at the forefront of 4IR as a manufacturer and supplier of a number of high precision and high value machine, devices and services used in both professional, research and every day life settings through the supply of industrial metal detection systems primarily for the food and x-ray business sectors. Due to ongoing and sustained success, an opening for an experienced Project Manager/Contracts Manager has arisen at the companies Royston offices. Fundamentally the main responsibility of the Project Managers within our business is to ensure that projects are managed utilising the Project Management Competencies of Scope, Time, Cost, Quality, Risk, Resource Planning, Communications, and procurement in order to successfully complete project deliverable as planned. On average our Project Managers are responsible for up to 20 projects for our valued customers across the globe where you can also lead on the contracts side of these projects as they work from concept through to handover. If you possess the following experience and character traits then we want to hear from you: Experience in Project Managing the full life cycle of new capital equipment solutions Experience of working within a technically challenging B2B, fast paced environment Proven commercial and technical acumen (ideally demonstrated in an instrumentation/electronics environment) Hold high career aspirations and be looking for a company to nurture and develop you In return we can offer the following: Highly competitive salary range and pay progression opportunities 3 - 8% company pension contribution 25 days holiday rising with service On site parking and facilities Excellent career development and training opportunities both at home and abroad This role will make up a vital part of the award winning Product Inspection Division where you will be able to help further increase the companies profitability and global market reach. Furthermore, this is a great time to join the team based in Royston as they have very exciting projects in the pipeline and look forward to welcoming an ambitious and experienced professional to their already high-performing team. If you feel as though you fit the above criteria and are ready for the challenge of joining a genuinely innovative market leading global brand based in Royston then we would like to hear from you. Please 'apply' now or for more information please contact Colin Reeves on 01384 446121.

Permanent / Royston, Hertfordshire

Quality Engineer - Worcester

Quality Engineer Worcester Competitive Package Leading aerospace parts manufacturer A Quality Engineer is required with knowledge of quality systems and internal auditing. Candidates with experience of the aerospace industry will be well received. Due to growth, our client, a leading manufacturer of high-quality aerospace and defence products, is seeking a Quality Engineer on a permanent basis to ensure a culture of quality improvement across the business as a whole. As the Quality Engineer, you will be responsible for: Maintaining and improving quality systems in accordance with AS9100 Managing customer complaints and returns Conducting internal audits Producing accurate KPI's Leading root cause analysis and resolving non-conformance issues Key skills and experience required for the Quality Engineer: Experience as a quality engineer within a similar industry Knowledge and experience of aerospace quality standards would be highly desirable HND or degree-level qualification in a relevant subject, or equivalent experience Demand for this position will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon. If you have knowledge of aerospace quality systems and would like to be considered, please apply today, or for further information, please contact Sarah Davies at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384 446 143.

Permanent / Worcestershire, England

Product Manager - Capital Equipment

A renowned specialist innovator and a market leader in their chosen field. Employing over 14,000 professionals in over 40 countries worldwide. Our client are at the forefront of 4IR as a manufacturer and supplier of a number of high precision and high value machine, devices and services used in both professional, research and every day life settings through the supply of industrial metal detection systems primarily for the food and pharmaceutical business sectors. Due to ongoing and sustained success, an opening for an experienced Product Manager has arisen. This projects as a career defining opportunity for the right candidate to join a genuine market leader who will reward dedication, self-motivation and excellent performance with all the tools needed in your role to shape the Product Management outlook of the company as well as develop your own skill set and experience base in the innovative and creative business environment that has been created at it's Manchester HQ. If you possess the following experience and character traits then we want to hear from you: Experience in Product Management with a track record of delivering new products to market via a structured product life cycle management process Good interpersonal skills and a confident, customer facing communicator Experienced working within a technically challenging, fast paced environment Proven commercial acumen and been technical astute, ideally in an instrumentation/electronics environment In return we can offer the following: Starting salary for £45,000 and above (depending on experience) 3 - 8% company pension contribution 25 days holiday rising with service On site parking and facilities Excellent career development and training opportunities both at home and abroad This role will make up a vital part of the award winning Product Inspection Division where you will be able to help further increase the companies profitability and global market reach. Furthermore, this is a great time to join the team in Manchester as they have very exciting projects in the pipeline and look forward to welcoming an ambitious and experienced professional to their already high-performing team. If you feel as though you fit the above criteria and are ready for the challenge of joining a genuinely innovative market leading global brand based in Greater Manchester then we would like to hear from you. Please 'apply' now or for more information please contact Colin Reeves on 01384 446121.

Permanent / Manchester, Greater Manchester

Wax Mould Supervisor

Summary Panel: Job title: Wax Mould Supervisor Salary Range: £35,000 - £37,500 Location: Worcester Industry: Aerospace & Defence A Wax Mould Supervisor is required with knowledge of wax patterns and production supervision. Candidates with experience of the aerospace or defence industries would be well received. Due to continued success this company, a description based in Worcester requires a highly experienced Wax Mould Supervisor with mould experience for a new permanent role. As a Wax Mould Supervisor you will be required to: Supervises and coordinates day-to-day activities of workers engaged in the production of wax patterns and assemblies, shelling, mould de-waxing, firing, preparation and inspection to provide a high-quality mould to two on-site foundries. Monitor and work with all levels of staff from procurement, technical and engineering personnel. Attends planning and scheduling meetings, organises and supervises labour, equipment and manpower to ensure departmental adherence to plan. responsible for providing training plans/schedules for workers in shell processes, machine and equipment operations. Ensure safety regulations are adhered to with supervision, audits and involvement in improvement activity. The Wax mould supervisor should have the following skills or experience: You must have a background in wax mould making and supervision (preferably to HNC level or equivalent) Be able to contribute to projects, improvement plans, process control and RCCA. The ability to liaise with colleagues on a technical basis knowing in detail all aspects of the mould making process and affiliated areas, such as material procurement, finances etc. Lead and support cost and lead-time reduction through waste elimination activities. This is an excellent opportunity for anyone with knowledge of mould shop management or an in-depth mould technician background to develop your career. In return for your experience, this Worcester-based aerospace/defence company will offer you: £35,000 - £37,000 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 wax patterns and people management and you want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the Wax Mould Supervisor role, please contact Ryan North at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384 446195.

Permanent / Worcestershire, England

Interim Operations Manager

Interim Operations Manager - South West Six week contract - immediate start Circa £500 per day DOE Due to a re-structure, our client is seeking an Interim Operations Manager for a 6 week period. To be considered for the Interim Operations Manager role you must have or be: A hands-on Operations Manager/Director An automotive background An excellent communicator and a strong leader who can communicate at senior board and shop floor level This interim role will be a catalyst for change and require strong leadership, management and decision-making skills. Further information will be provided upon application so if you are interested, please apply as soon as possible as this is an urgent requirement.

Contract / South West England, England

Foundry Supervisor

Foundry Supervisor - Worcester - Permanent A Foundry Supervisor is required with knowledge of castings and associated processes. Candidates with experience of the aerospace industry would be well received. Due to the company's success and continued growth this company, a leading supplier of aluminium and magnesium castings based in the Worcester area requires a motivated and proactive Foundry Supervisor with castings experience for a new permanent role. As the Foundry Supervisor you will be required to: Supervise and coordinate the day-to-day activities of workers engaged from charging, pouring in molten metal to water blasting of castings Work closely with the engineering and technical departments on new product introduction Attend, schedule and plan meetings Continuous monitoring of equipment to maintain productivity Train and up-skill workers to adhere to processes and health & safety Responsible for the procurement of material and consumables to meet deadlines Maintain KPI's and productivity goals Manage staff attendance and holiday scheduled The Foundry Supervisor should have the following skills or experience: Previous experience working within a castings environment Investment or sand castings background would be advantageous but not essential Knowledge of aluminium alloy production is preferable Educated to HND level or equivalent experience Supervisory or managerial experience within a manufacturing environment Must be able to communicate well at all levels This position will also consider technical experts who are looking to progress into a supervisory position whereby support and guidance will be provided to ensure success. Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon. If you have knowledge of castings and you want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the Foundry Supervisor role, please contact Neil Cayley at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384 446114.

Permanent / Worcester, Worcestershire

Electronics Engineer

(Junior) Electronics Engineer - Near Stourbridge - £20,000 to £28,000 per annum A Junior Electronics Engineer is required to join a well established electronics manufacturer near Stourbridge. We are looking for an energetic, electrical/electronics qualified candidate to grow with the business. Full training will be provided. As the Junior Electronics Engineer your responsibilities will include; Supporting innovative new electronic designs Undertaking the prototyping and testing of products. Maintaining and enhancing existing products Assessing compliance with regulations (e.g. requirements for CE marking Ensuring designs are fully documented in product design and technical files As the Junior Electronics Engineer you will require the following skills and experiences; Relevant work experience or qualifications in electrical/electronic engineering. An ability to read technical drawings is essential A passion for electronics is essential An ability to communicate with customers at all levels If you are interested in this exciting opportuntiy please click on the link to apply.

Permanent / Stourbridge, West Midlands

Principal Design Engineer - yellow goods vehicle (FLT)

Principal Design Engineer - Yellow Goods Vehicle Design (FLT) - Ross-on-Wye This is an exciting opportunity for an experience yellow goods / special purpose vehicle designer to join a small and friendly organisation based in the desirable location of Ross-on-Wye. The company employs approximately 100 people, of which 15 are in R&D. The company designs, develops and manufactures on a single site, specialist Fork lift trucks that are sold internationally. The company is experiencing growth and has significant plans to double its size within the next 7 years. Appeal This role will appeal to a senior/principal level design engineer who wants.. - to work for a smaller organisation with less politics - to have COMPLETE responsibility for the design of a new FLT taking this from concept through to production. - to work for a company that does 90% of design/development and manufacture on one site and is UK based - someone enthusiastic about agricultural / yellow good vehicles - someone who enjoys pastoral/countryside living What you will do: As Principal Designer you will: - take initial concept ideas from the business owner and using your own expertise and ideas convert this into a fully validated vehicle - you will work within a team of 3 people but lead the design activity on the new vehicle in all areas - chassis, powertrain, hydraulics, cab and electrical - produce 3D and 2D drawings using Solidworks CAD system - perform hand calculations and CAE activity to ensure durable and safe designs - ensure designs are validated, DFM and pass all CE markings for safety What you will need: - Minimum 10 years (or equivalent) yellow goods vehicle/special purpose vehicle design eg excavators, backhoes, diggers, dumpers, rock crushers, grass cutters, tractors, road sweepers, dustcarts, cherry picker, FLT or similar etc) - HNC/HND or higher degree in mechanical engineering - you will be able to design hydraulic circuits, safety structures and package IC engines within the chassis - you must be able to perform hand calcs for reach, topple over, strength etc - NB you MUST have experience of hydraulic circuit design - schematics and packaging/routing - must be capable of working from concept and leading a team - CE marking / homologation would be useful - Must be able to fit in with a small design team and more importantly be able to work with shopfloor personnel without "attitude" or arrogance. It is a close knit and supportive team. - sponsorship for overseas candidate may be possible if an EU worker cannot be found so international applicants are encouraged to apply Applications: Please apply with current CV and details of notice period, present salary and if you need visa support. Shortlisted candidates will be contacted with further details before submission, so at this stage you are registering further information. However should you have any questions please contact 01384 397555

Permanent / Ross-On-Wye, Herefordshire

Internal Sales - Metals

Internal Sales - Cradley Heath - Engineering - £20-26k per annum This is an exciting Internal Sales opportunity to join a well-established market leader in the supply of multi-metals. We are looking for an ambitious and proactive individual. As the Internal Sales Representative your responsibilities will include; Manage a portfolio of key accounts supporting the Sales Manager and the internal/external team. Develop long term business opportunities. Seek out and execute 'added value' opportunities to secure profitable long term business. Excellent understanding of the full product range of high performance metals. This Internal Sales opportunity is a permanent position offering quick progression opportunities and a competitive starting salary. If you are interested in this exciting opportunity please click on the link to apply.

Permanent / Cradley Heath, West Midlands

Vehicle Technician/Proving Ground Track controller

Proving Ground Track Controller/Vehicle Test Technician - Nuneaton- Permanent - £21k & benefits I am seeking a Proving Ground Track Controller/Vehicle Test Technician for a world-leader in advanced engineering, research and product testing. The purpose of the Proving Ground Track Controller is to ensure safe operation of the Proving Ground, you will be part of a track control team ensuring the safe & effective loading of the track facilities. What You Will Do: As Proving Ground Track Controller/Vehicle Test Technician; Ensuring safe operation of the Proving Ground Working as a member of the track control team ensuring the safe and effective loading of Proving Ground facilities Liaison with both internal and external engineers, ensuring that the requirements of the Proving Ground Regulations are adhered too Dealing with customer enquiries in a professional manner Continually monitoring test activities on the Proving Ground Carrying out induction tours for new customers and drivers requiring driving assessments What You Will Need: As Proving Ground Track Controller/Vehicle Test Technician; An automotive background, ideally within vehicle test Evidence of experience working within a busy vehicle test or similar environment. Recent experience of current Health and Safety procedures/policies, required for the safe operation of an industrial site Good communication skills and experience of working as a team member What You Will Get: As Proving Ground Track Controller/Vehicle Test Technician; Employment with this centre of excellence in vehicle engineering, design, test and development Excellent professional development Competitive salary up to £21k & shift allowance & benefits Applications Suitably qualified and experienced Vehicle Test Technicians should apply today by either calling Jeff Lane on +44 (0)1384 446108 or by emailing their CV and covering letter

Permanent / Nuneaton, Warwickshire

Aerodynamics Design Engineer

Aerodynamics Design Engineer £Comp/hr Wantage Formula 1 An Aerodynamics Design Engineer is required to create reliable innovative surfacing models for an F1 car. Candidates with strong surfacing knowledge within a motorsport environment would be well received. Due to increased workloads this company, a leading Formula 1 Team based in Wantage, requires a proactive Aerodynamics Design Engineer to produce A class surface models for end users. As an Aerodynamics Design Engineer you will be required to: Develop new concepts Evolve existing models Lead or support concept design projects The Aerodynamics Design Engineer should have the following skills or experience: Ideally degree qualified in an engineering discipline A proven track record of surfacing/solid modelling, preferably in motorsport CAD software, ideally NX9 This is an excellent opportunity for anyone with a good understanding of parametric modelling to be involved with fast paced aerodynamic development projects. In return for your experience, this Wantage based Formula 1 Team will offer you: £Comp/hr Initial 3 month contract Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon. If you have experience as an Aerodynamics Design Engineer and you want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the Aerodynamics Design Engineer role, please contact Paul Branton at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01268 455525.

Contract / Wantage, Oxfordshire

Transmission NVH Engineer

Transmission NVH Engineer - Nottingham, permanent - £excellent Overview: A CAE/predictive NVH engineer is required to work for our client SMT, a consultancy based in Nottingham that specialises in CAE analysis and development of transmission systems primarily within automotive and powergen industries. Although well-established, they are experiencing international growth and thus require additional resource to support these projects. This role offers varied work and excellent career growth potential Person Spec: Minimum Degree qualified, or ideally Masters degree in mechanical engineering. Demonstrate detailed knowledge of noise transmission theory; transfer paths, causes of noise, types of noise, effect of frequency on the human body, resonance, harmonics etc. Experience equivalent to at least 5 years on CAE analysis/simulation of noise, vibration and harshness in automotive transmission systems, (air-borne, whine, vibrations through structures and the effects of vibro-elastic damping) and their effects on user-experience and product durability/performance eg (wear, fatigue, strength, vibration, shift quality, service life, efficiency losses) Experienced on as wide a range of automotive transmission systems as possible; ideally two or more of the following; manual, automatic, CVT/IVT, DCT, AMT, EV/hybrid Good knowledge of gearbox analytical and experimental validation procedures Expert user of common NVH analysis software - Masta, Romax, LMS, Nastran, Optistruct and their application in transmissions or powertrain Must be fluent in English (written and oral) Capable of working efficiently as part of a small team to tight deadlines. Capable of leading a project element with support from more senior staff when necessary Some experience or knowledge of active vibration control systems or similar would be useful but not essential. Ideally the candidate will already be eligible to work in the UK without restriction; however should a candidate not be found, sponsorship may be considered for appropriate candidates. Applications are therefore encouraged from candidates requiring sponsorship Duties: NVH Target setting for different transmission systems. Understanding of NVH attribute subsystem target cascading. Working alongside with calibration engineers, establish transmission calibration procedures and to define NVH test platform. Conduct FE analysis and calculation on transmission components: housing, differentiate casing and shifting fork. Responsible for system dynamic model building including torsional dynamic fluctuation. Responsible for NVH design and optimization in transmission and Powertrain system design projects. Working closely with other engineers on Powertrain/component design, including: gear parameters, bearing preload and housing design. NVH troubleshooting support to UK centre and HQ. Provide support to vehicle package engineer to solve NVH problems during the package stage. Plan and implement NVH training projects to internal engineers. Understanding the basic performance of different components, assist with feasibility study and concept selection Conduct simulation and calculation work on Powertrain system and sub-system. Reward You will receive an excellent basic salary commensurate with experience The role may from time to time attract non-contractual project bonuses Holiday pay starting at 23 days and rising with service Excellent promotional prospects Applications Please apply with current CV, details of notice period and eligibility (or otherwise) to work unrestricted in UK. Shortlisted candidates will be contacted with further detail, however should you wish to discuss your application please contact 01384 397555 Closing date for applications 19th July 2018

Permanent / Nottingham, Nottinghamshire

Senior Product Body Design Engineer

Senior Product Body Design Engineer - 52024 £28.05 Basildon, Essex Automotive A Senior Product Body Design Engineer is required with knowledge of Body technology & design principles. This company based in Basildon requires a Senior Product Body Design Engineer with experience of Catia V5 & Teamcenter for a new contract role. As a Senior Product Body Design Engineer you will be required to: Lead a team of designers in support of program deliverables and objectives. Lead the application of CAD skills in the role of system layout designer and Under Body Structures sub-system CAD team leader. Adapt Under body structure design templates; be an advocate for parts re-use and commonality when design concept changes/differences demand; act as a new CAD template architect. Deliver innovative body structure system design solutions by a process of refinement or redesign. Manage daily interactions with system D&R engineers and other functional representatives (e.g.DPA activists and CAE engineers); to drive attribute trade-off and balancing as the team works toward the next virtual series coordination point/production release event; drive the work of designers in own sub-team delivering component CAD data controlled by geometry published from his/her system layout. Lead co-ordination, prioritisation and translation of engineering deliverables into technically feasible system design solutions for such events. Ensure design representations are created using formal procedures and that final design solutions adhere to global CAD standards. Represent the body CAD activity in regular program data delivery and occasional method/procedure development meetings. The Senior Product Body Design Engineer should have the following skills or experience: Good communication skills and ability to lead a team Knowledge of Body technology & design principles Experience in Body Engineering CAD Experience of using Kinematic tools in Catia V5 Catia V5 & Teamcenter expert. BiW structures design expert. CATIA v5 Teamcenter expert Transit experience Prior experience essential as working on complex project BiW methods software and BiW expertise design If you have any questions about the Senior Product Body Design Engineer role or would like to apply, please contact Shannon Wade at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01268 889262 or 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

Automation Technical Manager

Position: Automation Technical Manager. Location: Burton- Upon- Trent, Midlands. Salary: £50,000 - £60,000 depending on automation & management experience. Essential: You must be eligible to live and work in the UK. We have a fantastic opportunity for an Automation Technical Manager to join our business. Reporting to the General Manager for the Automation Division you will be responsible for a wide variety of Automation Engineering activities to assist the company as a whole across all divisions. Automation Technical Manager Key Responsibilities: Management of the technical aspects within the automation department. Engineering Design strategy and delivery of all Client proposals and projects with due respect to safety, cost, time and quality. Act as Lead Engineer / Project Manager on live projects and proposals including site management and commissioning as required. Act as technical lead for Automation issues within the business including the development and control of standards. Assist the General Manager - Automation with department planning including, resourcing, budgets, technical guidance and training. Management of quality, completeness, consistency and accuracy of deliverable within the Automation Engineering team. Act as a mentor to all of the Automation Engineering team. Duties and Responsibilities: Ensure designs and projects meet all required standards including Client, company and legislative standards whilst ensuring best efficiency is attained with regards to resource allocation and use together with the cost of third party supplied services and equipment. Work with Project Managers to ensure monthly cost and resource reporting is accurate and adequately reflects the requirements of all projects. Provide input into the preparation of training plans for future engineers within the department. Advise and assist in selection of appropriate standards, design and implementation methods for regions, projects and customers. Automation supplier liaison, tendering and procurement. Develop and maintain PLC coding standards for both Rockwell and Siemens. Develop and maintain SCADA standards for both Rockwell and Siemens. Supervision and management of automation contracts on time and budget including tender preparation, negotiation and award. Technical attendance of factory acceptance tests. Develop and monitor project programmes. Attendance at both UK and overseas project sites as agreed with your Line Manager/ Director to suit the needs and demands of projects. Working on control systems projects either individually or as part of a large project team delivering projects to specification, on budget and to project program. Producing Functional Design Specifications. Implementing control system software; PLC, SCADA, DCS, Batch, Recipes and Reporting. Internal and Client software testing. On site commissioning. To apply for the Automation Technical Manager vacancy please email your up to date CV to Amo Rai, Senior Automation & Robotics Consultant.

Permanent / Burton-On-Trent, Staffordshire

Project Engineer - Field Based

Field Based Project Engineer - Electrical/Electronic Industrial Printing Technology - South West - Preferred locations Bristol to Swindon - £38k plus car plus £1500 subsistence pay. A great opportunity is available to join a global business operating in over 100 countries and employing nearly 3000 people as an industry market leader. The business produces, supplies, installs and maintains a portfolio of industrial printing technology to include continuous ink jet printers, laser printers and print and apply equipment. Equipment is commonly supplied to food, beverage and pharmaceutical manufacturers. In this role we are looking for a Project Engineer qualified to a minimum of HNC in Electrical/Electronic Engineering to support from a point within new equipment sale up to installation and customer sign off so all of your work will be based around new customer orders and would suit candidates with experience of capital equipment supply and installations. Key points within the role and function will include: Product integration Provide functional and technical specification to the customer. Manage technical drawings and guidelines for product integration. Work with the other Project Engineers to ensure we standardise all documentation and procedures Provide technical feedback to assist in the continual development of products. During the life span of a project, the PE acts as the point of escalation and will act as a point of reference only, after sign off has been received. Following each project, obtain customer sign-off and gain feedback from the customer. Project Role Following a site survey or a detailed customer discussion, agree a User Requirement Specification and agree a project schedule outlining the time scales and customer commitments. Enter project documentation onto Salesforce. Support projects mainly in the UK. Occasional travel into Europe may be required. Support Service Engineers to allow them to complete a successful install. Project Engineer to keep Area Sales Manager informed of project progress and any issues arising. Take ownership of customer complaints and escalated issues up to and including point Each project should be written up in a standard report and filed for future reference. Support and advise the sales team on solutions for specific applications, on site visits obtaining pricing from suppliers. To complete detailed User Requirement Specification (URS) documentation prior to final order acceptance / loading. To be successful in the position applicants must have experience and working knowledge of electrical, electronic microprocessor software driven equipment. Experience of continuous ink jet printers, laser printers and print and apply technology in an industrial environment would be a great advantage. We are looking for applicants with hands on experience as you will be required to deliver some installations personally and so good working knowledge of electronic based products, system integration, hydraulic or pneumatic systems are desired. Practical knowledge of PCs and their application in an industrial environment including networking, interface software and data interrogation / diagnostics of third party applications would be needed in the role. In return we offer a £38k base salary, annual subsidence allowance of £1500, company car, private medical, 33 days holiday increasing with service, 5% pension, free income protection and an array of other flexible benefits. For more information or to apply please click the apply now button to submit your CV to Phil Bloomer at Jonathan Lee Recruitment.

Permanent / Bristol, England

Navigation Systems Development Engineer

Navigation Systems Development Engineer Location: Cranfield, Bedford Industry: Automotive A Navigation Systems Development Engineer is required with knowledge of vehicle navigation systems. Our client an automotive OEM based in Cranfield requires a Navigation Systems Development Engineer with electrical engineering experience for a new contract role. As a Navigation Systems Development Engineer you will be required to: Development and release of new, high quality Navigation system for Russian market Management of plant fitment to meet requirements for quality cost and timing Management of market concerns based on automotive problem solving methodologies. Support to related functions in delivering project on-time The Navigation Systems Development Engineer should have the following skills or experience: Project leadership for Navi systems BSc (Hons) related Engineering Discipline Automotive Engineering experience in a related field (e.g. Electronic or electrical Engineering) Experience in vehicle Navigation systems required Experience in quality problem solving methodologies Minimum Education Required Bachelors Degree Specific Technical Skills CAD system (preferably NX-CAD) Project management Tools Problem solving (e.g. Taguchi method, six-sigma) If you have any questions about the Navigation Systems Development Engineer role or would like to apply, please contact Tina Field at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01268 889259. Unfortunately candidates requiring visa sponsorship CANNOT be considered for this role. To apply you MUST have either an EU/UK passport or a Visa that does not require sponsorship

Contract / Bedford, Bedfordshire

Manufacturing Engineer

Job Title - Manufacturing EngineerSalary - up to £45000 plus benefitsLocation - StaffordIndustry - Off Highway An opportunity has arisen for a Manufacturing Engineer to work for this off highway manufacturer based in the Stafford area. Key Responsibilities will include: New product improvement introduction. Attend all design reviews and project meeting. Design for manufacturing and test input. Coordinate and plan prototype builds. Manufacturing cost planning. Equipment ordering. Develop traceability and process characteristic specifications. Determination of machine and process capability. Interface between manufacturing operations, quality and manufacturing engineering. Review engineering changes. Capacity planning and MRP input. Interface with project groups with manufacturability input. Support continuous improvement activities. Continuously monitor process performance for quality improvement opportunities. Initiate corrective action activities. Analysis of working methods, manufacturing process, non-productive work content and recommendation of changes to reduce downtime, balance TAKT time and increase production functions. Identify and prioritise improvement projects with alignment to corporate vision, and plant objectives while improving customer satisfaction. Lead quality and system improvements in the areas of TPM, set-up reduction, RFT, TQM, cycle-time, mistake proofing (poke-yoke), continuous improvement (kaizen), process testing, process capability, product verification, product introduction, documentation, and metrology. If you would like to know more about this role, please contact Sarah Gilbert or Kate Stevens at Jonathan Lee Recruitment.

Permanent / Staffordshire, England

CNC Machinist

CNC Machinist - West London - Competitive Salary + Bonus + Training - 3/5 Axis Mills An experienced CNC Machinist is required to join a leading bespoke manufacturer of high end steel products. This is a truly unique manufacturing environment. Hours of work: No shifts and flexibility on your working hours As the CNC Machinist you will require the following skills and experiences; Proven experience using 3/5 Axis Mills. Experience using Heidenhain controls is preferable Experience of using AgieCharmilles Die Sinking EDM machines is preferable Experience of working within a low volume batch environment Able to read from drawings and develop programmes and setting sheets Have the ability to run multiple machines and prioritise to give maximum efficiency Proactive nature and keen to work within a small team and take responsible for the role If you are interested in this exciting opportunity please click on the link to apply.

Permanent / West London, London

Scientific Administrator - 2376

Job Title - Scientific Administrator Hourly rate - £10.54 per hour PAYE Industry - FMCG Location - Reading An opportunity has arisen for a Scientific Administrator to work for this international FMCG manufacturer, based at their research facilities in Reading. As Scientific Administrator you will be responsible for accurately logging in samples into the LIMS system (customer details, samples details and testing requirements), liaising with internal and external customers, perform samples and temperature monitors returns as required, subcontracting samples to external laboratories and contribute to other elements of Central Sample Administration function in order to support the business. Skills Required: 1) Strong attention to detail and data accuracy. 2) Excellent interpersonal skills to effectively interact with customers and colleagues (phone, written and face to face communication). 3) Good organizational skills, including time management and priority setting. Team player with ability to work on own initiative, organized approach capable of working on several projects at any one time, computer literate, including use of Microsoft Word and Excel, fluent in English, informing to ensure manager and key partners are aware of progress, achievement and issues at appropriate points. You will ideally have previous practical laboratory experience, experience working in a regulated environment, and have an outgoing and proactive approach. If you would like to know more about this opportunity, please contact Sarah Gilbert or Kate Stevens at Jonathan Lee Recruitment.

Contract / Reading, Berkshire

Senior Electronics Design Engineer

Senior Electronics Design Engineer Up to £35.00 per hour LTD Desford - Leicestershire Off Highway - Electrical Design A Senior Electronics Design Engineer is required to work for one of the world's leading manufacturers of off-highway machinery and diesel and natural gas engines. The primary responsibility for this position will be to work closely with supervisors, project team leaders and other development team partners to develop and maintain machine electrical systems. This will include placing components, and routing harnesses. Job Duties/Responsibilities may include, but are not limited to: Electrical System Design using TeamCenter, Creo, Vis Mockup, EDS Software tools shall include Creo Schematics, Pro/DIAGRAM and Pro/CABLING Evaluate new products, processes, or systems Communicate results to customers, suppliers, team members, and other business units To apply for this position you should have some of the following: Bachelor degree (or equivalent) in an accredited Engineering, Computer Science, or Materials Science curriculum. Modelling in CREO - Harness modelling and referencing, creating a 3D model of the harness, referencing it and packing in the wires to the harness. Creating assembly group with this as well. Skills in TeamCenter unified ideally - but if it's the older version then its fine, older version is enterprise - day to day, checking in and out work, moving designs through the flow process, when they do a design they will check it in and out, move it on to someone else. Hands-on practical technical experience and a good appreciation of associated vehicle sub-systems such as hydraulics, engines and transmissions…especially in a high-velocity, high-volume environment are also strongly desired. Direct experience of designing, developing, troubleshooting and introducing electrical and electronics components and systems in mobile applications is essential. Please contact James Tilley for more details.

Contract / Hinckley, Leicestershire

Full Stack Web Developer - 35605

CONTRACTRECRUITMENT Ref: 35605 Title: Full Stack Developer Salary £30.30 Division: Professional Contract Position based at: Gaydon Position Description: Cost Engineering enables us to take exciting journeys as a business. Providing robust financial information and expert strategic insight, this key department helps drive profitable growth allowing us to make further breakthroughs in the development of premium, luxury vehicles. For the opportunity to develop a career that`s as diverse as our business, and as rewarding as our vehicles are to drive, make Jaguar Land Rover your ultimate destination. We are seeking a Full Stack Developer to join our team. As a Full Stack Developer, you will be working on the department`s flagship platforms and applications which are used for end customers within the business. The ideal Full Stack Developer will have a passion for programming and be able to work individually and within a team. It is essential that all Full Stack Developers have first class communication skills - both written and verbal. Candidates should be very enthusiastic and have a desire to succeed Working together with the rest of the team to help each other get up to speed on new languages and skills. We all learn from each other, especially in such a rapidly changing space. Thinking big and acting fast. You`ll need a start-up mentality, and will revel in rapidly switching between different projects, priorities and contexts. Being ready and able to pivot or adjust plans quickly is one of your strengths. Open minded and flexible. Your role as a Full Stack Developer won't be set in stone, so it's vital that you enjoy change and you're willing to experience new ways of thinking and working with the teams. Sense of humour is a plus! Skills Required: 3 Key Skills Required: NET ¿ Web Forms (MVC) Microsoft C# .NET and SQL Server Full Stack Developer Experience Required: Must have at least 5 years hands-on experience working with both front-end and .NET technologies. Must almost have the following: MVC ASP.NET HTML5 CSS3 JavaScript Angular or similar JavaScript Framework JQuery Bootstrap SQL Server Web API WCF Advantageous skills for the Full Stack Developer to have are: Data Table High Charts TypeScript LESS or SASS Visual Studio SVN Soft Skills: Sharing knowledge. Proven track record in the design and development of web based applications using ASP.NET & C# Possessing a high level of data analysis and interpretation skills Developed quality control activities such as integration testing and code reviews Created function specifications coded comments and other technical documentation Collaborated with peer teams for review and analysis of system requirements Education Required: Degree Educated Additional Information: Although primary location is Gaydon the role may occasionally require travel between all LR sites (Whitley / Castle Bromwich / Solihull / Halewood). Candidates can bring in some of their work on a USB or personal PC to show us during the interview. End date: 23rd March 2019

Permanent / Gaydon, Warwickshire

Product Engineer

Product Engineer £45,000 - £55,000 Automotive West Midlands My global tier one Automotive client is seeking a talented Product Engineer to assist in driving forwards an exciting new program that has been won with a major OEM. Your duties and responsibilities will include: Providing engineering and design direction to CAD designers and lead design feasibility studies Attending customer meetings on a regular basis, addressing specific concerns affecting the business Following process and ensuring on time delivery & quality of the product engineering owned deliverables (APQP), including Design Development, DFMEA, DVP&R, Visual engineering BoM and Change Management Communicate with Account Managers, Program Managers, Designers and core team members concerning latest design and development issues Provide launch and prototype build support as required Initiate and provide direction for analysis functions We are looking for the following: An analytical engineer with solid experience within the Automotive sector Demonstrable product design & development knowledge and experience Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical interference You will have excellent written and verbal communication skills Knowledge of materials and material sciences Strong mechanical engineering background Degree qualified

Permanent / West Midlands, England

Environmental, Health & Safety Manager (FTC - 12 months)

Environmental, Health & Safety Manager - interim 12-month FTC. Competitive Salary Wolverhampton. Global Aerospace company requires an Environmental Health & Safety Manager to cover for maternity leave. An Environmental, Health & Safety Manager (interim) is required to maintain and promote the current Environmental, Health & Safety Manager philosophy with knowledge of legal obligations and operational requirements. Candidates with experience of complex manufacturing techniques and processes would be well received. Due to maternity leave this Global provider to the Aerospace industry based in Wolverhampton requires a methodical Environmental, Health & Safety Manager with extensive and proven experience for a 12-month fixed term contract. As the Environmental, Health & Safety Manager (interim) you will be required to: Advise upon regulatory requirements. Provide continued support for the existing Environmental, Health & Safety programmes. Maintain risk assessment and mitigation actions. The Environmental, Health & Safety Manager (interim) should have the following skills or experience: NEBOSH trained. Progressive experience in occupational safety in a manufacturing/engineering environment. Ability to work at all levels and facilitate problem solving. This is an excellent opportunity for anyone with knowledge of Environmental, Health & Safety in a manufacturing environment to enhance your career. In return for your experience, this Wolverhampton based Global Aerospace company will offer you: Competitive salary Opportunity to work within a Global Aerospace organisation. Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon. If you have knowledge of Environmental, Health & Safety within a manufacturing environment and you want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the Environmental, Health & Safety Manager (interim) role, please contact Paul Broadhead at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384 446155.

Interim / Wolverhampton, West Midlands

Cost Estimator

Cost Estimator £30,000 - £35,000 Tewkesbury Aerospace - Precision Engineering. A Cost Estimator is required with knowledge of CNC machining and costing tools and techniques. Candidates with experience in a manufacturing/engineering industry would be well received. Due to the next phase of growth, this company, a precision manufacturer based in Tewkesbury, requires a meticulous and detailed Cost Estimator with aerospace manufacturing experience for a new permanent role. As the Cost Estimator you will be required to: Review customer's requirements and drawings. Prepare customer quotations. Continually drive improvements in all aspects of the process. The Cost Estimator should have the following skills or experience: Ability to read technical drawings. Understand manufacturing processes. Formulate cost structures. Costing techniques. This is an excellent opportunity for anyone with knowledge of engineering/manufacturing processes to develop your career. In return for your experience, this Tewkesbury based precision engineering company will offer you: £30,000 - £35,0000 Plus benefits Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon. If you have knowledge of manufacturing and costing techniques and you want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the Product/Cost Estimator role, please contact Paul Broadhead at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384 446155.

Permanent / Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire

Motorsport Project Engineer- 35614

Position Description: Working within the Special Commissions and Bespoke team as a Project Engineer you will be required to lead a number of technical projects to support the delivery of Special Commission projects. Initially focussing on the GT4 project the candidate will be required to support the projects from concept through development to delivery often liaising with supplier/partners. Key Responsibilities: Support Special Commission project delivery, primarily focussing on GT4 projects Lead and take ownership of projects from conception to delivery. Liaise with wider SVO team on technical feasibility and product information. Help to design and develop vehicle components and systems. Support in assessing suitability of sign off criteria for new components and systems. Create and action test and development plans for components and systems. Some weekend working to support GT4 project may be required. Skills and Experience Required: In depth automotive/motorsport technical knowledge Understanding of full vehicle architecture and systems Logical, problem solving ability Ability to analyse data and present conclusions using Excel and PowerPoint etc Ability to undertake Fault finding, diagnosis and failure mode analysis across all car systems is desirable. Candidate needs to be flexible in the approach to projects and be able to appraise issues associated with ultra-low volume projects and motorsport. Experience of working in a similar or technical role within the automotive industry, motorsport experience an advantage, with demonstrable track record of delivery. Knowledge of Cosworth data logging systems an advantage. Education Required: It is anticipated candidates will be educated to Degree Level, or HNC/ HND with significant experience

Contract / Gaydon, Warwickshire

SAP Support Analyst

New opportunity for a SAP Support Analyst to work for one of the world's leading manufacturers of construction equipment. About the role Seeking a self-motivated and experienced SAP SD Support Analyst to become part of the SAP Service Centre Team. Resolving SAP queries Support and training of SAP key users Driving continuous improvements through SAP (delivering mini projects and enhancements) Working within the SAP project team, delivering testing, training and data migration. Expand business use of SAP knowledge Organising internal functional SAP forums Organise and conduct Internal audits / heath checks with SAP business units About you SAP support experience with an emphasis on Sales & Distribution Experience and/or knowledge of APO would be a distinct advantage Experience of working for an International Company with a Global SAP environment would be an advantage, preferably within the manufacturing or automotive industry. Key Experience/Specific skills: Core competency in SAP SD Experience in supporting Global SAP systems Able to complete functional and technical development projects to a high standard to include writing of functional specifications, testing of developments, training and go-live support. Knowledge of end to end order to cash processes Involvement in Business Process developments (incl. mapping, fit-gap analysis). Ability to translate Business requirements into a deliverable SAP solution. Customer focus/ Client relationships Team working Communication Flexibility Commitment Additional information Potential for some overseas travel. Part of the SAP Support Team Reward and benefits Career development and the chance to progress. Competitive salary, company pension and attractive annual leave plus additional benefits. If you are interested in the above role and would like to discuss this opportunity in further detail please contact Kate Stevens or Sarah Gilbert of Jonathan Lee Recruitment. Deadline for applications 30th June 2018!

Permanent / Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire

Control Technician

Control Technician Automotive Birmingham Permanent Salary £37,500 - £41,000 (depending on experience) Jonathon Lee are currently recruiting for a Large Automotive establishment based in the Birmingham area for a Control Technician. This is an excellent opportunity to join a World Leading Automotive company. As a Control technician your duties will be: Manage system data storage & maintain high level of standards Manufacturing Operations Software & Support Systems to ensure that they are in line with company standards, operate systems effectively and efficiently. Deliver world-class levels of maintenance. Support to all technologies and maintenance changes ensuring effective and timely support to the companies expected working practice Project management skills to improve cost, quality and efficiency Provide single point of contact for maintenance teams during time of facility failure to ensure processes achieve required targets The ideal Control Technician will have: Knowledge of various lean manufacturing methods is advantageous To have knowledge of system software development activity together with machine process understanding. Manufacturing operation process knowledge with high level of understanding of soft and hardware. Apprenticeship in an Electrical/Mechanical discipline Ideally experienced in an automotive manufacturing environment. Different working shift patterns available - 3 shift rotation (AMs/PMs/Nights) or Weekend Nights Immediate interviews available!

Permanent / Birmingham, West Midlands

Lead Engineer- Interior Trim

Job title: Lead Engineer (Interior Trim / Moulded Components) Salary Range: up to £70K Location: South West Automotive, CAD, Design, Development, Seating, DVP, CAE, VAVE A Lead Engineer is required with knowledge of interior trim or injection moulded components. Candidates with experience of any injection moulded products (automotive, aerospace, motorsport, consumer products, etc.) with a creative approach would be well received. Due to the development of a new state of the art vehicle, this company, a technology leader and pioneering company based in South West requires a creative and innovative Lead Engineer with experience of delivering relevant Automotive component/system within OEM/Tier 1. As a Lead Engineer you will be required to: Define component/system level targets based a combination of programme attribute targets, legal requirements, specific/generic design guidelines, and industry standard/best practice Presentation of design concepts to management Concept and supplier selection via structured process Ensure failure mode avoidance (FMA) tools and processes (e.g. DFMEA) are applied to all components/systems Lead the management of external suppliers to deliver attribute targets Lead engineering decision making towards issue resolution Control the development of CAD data level maturity and compatibility via the "Virtual Series" Releasing of finished designs through internal releasing system to agreed timing milestones Ownership of the Final Engineering Sign-off (FESO) process and documents Control the component Design Verification Plan (DVP) - both internal and supplier testing Manage the design to financial targets - investment and material cost Ensure timely delivery of components to support pre-series build Monitoring and updating of components through the internal change management system Monitor and input to quality maturation process via pre-production builds and quality sign off process This is an excellent opportunity for an experience Project Manager to join a company enjoying huge expansion and be a pivotal member of their Automotive team. In return for your experience, this South West-based innovative automotive company will offer you: great basic salary plus bonus and benefits an excellent working environment that focuses on innovation and creativity Career progression and development Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon. If you have knowledge of delivering design programs 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 on 01384 446157 or email

Permanent / South West England, England

Planning Engineer - Controls

Planning Engineer - Controls £40-44K Birmingham We have a new opportunity for a Planning Engineer within Controls for the planning function at a high-volume manufacturing plant in Birmingham. This role provides technical support for all manufacturing operations in their machining function. You will be modifying the controls of machining and assembly systems in a controlled manner to enhance and sustain production activities in the manufacturing operations environment. As Controls Planning Engineer, you will be managing the resolution of any problems and looking at how you could introduce cost savings and productivity improvements. Qualifications and Experience:- Qualified to NVQ Level 4 or equivalent (e.g. HNC, Membership of Professional Institution). Minimum of four-year apprenticeship in an electrical / mechatronical discipline. Ideally experienced in an automotive manufacturing environment. Preferable knowledge with control systems of high volume production machinery. Knowledge of various lean manufacturing methods is advantageous. Interested applicants should apply to this advert of contact Katharine Bignell at Jonathan Lee Ltd for more information.

Permanent / Birmingham, West Midlands

Electronics System Test Technician

An Electrical System Test Technician is required. OVERALL PURPOSE OF THE JOB To robustly deliver high power electronics module engineering design in line with the required timing, resolving all engineering issues in a cost and weight efficient manner. SCOPE OF THE POSITION To support high power projects on site at the customer locations as part of the development process. This includes resolving technical issues, assisting in the release processes and change management processes. Responsibilities: Assist with the resolution of system integration issues. Support System Test Engineer to test the product at customer bench and in customer vehicles. Support System Test Engineer to write detailed defect reports of any anomalies found to allow effective problem resolution. Support System Test Engineer to track/manage all issues of the product as per Lear process Track/manage all parts shipment to and from multiple customer sites Develop and maintain positive working relationships with internal and external customers. You will have: Electrical/Electronic engineering background Knowledge of HV system and testing experience CANoe/CANalyzer MVD/ASL software tool AC/DC, DC-DC, DC-AC power conversion Microprocessor (C or similar)/DSP design/Digital Control High voltage, current and power measurement using calibrated instrument Microsoft Office Basic Electrical/Electronic Engineering Ability to read and use engineering specifications & drawings Hands on with tool set To apply for this role please contact Rachel Meacham

Contract / Gaydon, Warwickshire

Foundry Supervisor

Foundry Supervisor Permanent Walsall Salary Negotiable depending on experience) Jonathon Lee are currently recruiting on behalf of a well-established business in the heart of Walsall for a Foundry Supervisor. This is an exciting opportunity for a Foundry supervisor to join on a permanent basis with immediate starts available for the right candidate. The duties of a Foundry Supervisor will be: Organise staff & workload within the foundry Hold production meetings Ensure customer products are correct with orders Overlook production staff Meet production targets The ideal Foundry supervisor will have: Experience of working within a Foundry Have previous experience of managing staff Can work well Individually and as part of a team Experience of meeting customers & clients Previous experience of holding production meetings Working hours are Monday - Friday Day shift (07.00-16.30) Immediate interviews available Please apply today!

Permanent / Walsall, West Midlands

Software System Integration Engineer - 34339

Ref: 34339 Title: Software System Integration Engineer Salary Range: £28.10 - £31.33 /hr Ltd Co Division: Vehicle Engineering Contract Position based at: Gaydon Position Description: Infotainment & Connected Car - Software System Integration Engineer The primary responsibility for this role is to support system integration activities. Lead early integration workshop to bring up new technologies and interfaces. Manage cross partner team to deliver integration projects. Work with design and architecture team to understand the system requirements and design Create and execute system integration test cases and look for methods to automate where possible Lead or engage in code reviews for critical issues. Lead design reviews for critical issues. Create and Manage Issue in the Issue management toolset Lead critical issue management and resolution with appropriate stakeholder engagement Support teams with regular analysis of start up, shutdown, system performance, system resource reviews Support change management activities to ensure rapid turnaround of key systems issues Lead early vehicle system integration Interfacing with external ECU owners to resolve issues at a vehicle system level Skills Required: 3 KEY SKILLS Software development or integration for Linux or QNX platforms Software System Test development Software test automation or scripting experience Experience Required: Experience in development or integration for Linux/QNX platform. Experience in development or integration of VMs and Hypervisors Experience in using Issue management tools (e.g. IBM Clear Quest, JIRA) Experience in using Version Control system (e.g. GIT, IBM Clear Case) Experience in Communication protocol (e.g. APIX, Ethernet, CAN). Experience in shell scripting Experience in test design Experience in debugging (GDB, Strace etc) and root cause analysis under critical timeline Experience in CPU/GPU performance monitoring and improvements Self-motivated, enthusiastic, pro-active, demonstrates initiative, with ability to work with minimum supervision. Capable of working in a reactive and pressured environment where rapid turnaround of issues is expected Candidate must have a record of proactive delivery and commitment to meeting deadlines An ability to work independently and to prioritise Ability to work with a variety of business partners and our offshore engineering group Experience in data analysis using Excel Full driving Licence Education Required: Additional Information: Experience in UML/SysML is desirable, but not mandatory Proficient in coding language is desirable, but not mandatory. Proficient in device driver`s integration is desirable, but not mandatory. Previous Infotainment experience is desirable, but not essential Experience with vehicle lines and program is desirable, but not mandatory If you are interested in this position please apply now.

Contract / Gaydon, Warwickshire

Maintenance Technician

Maintenance Technician Salary up to: £35,455 (+ shift allowance/benefits/bonus) Off-highway Peterlee Maintenance Technician opportunity to work for an off-highway manufacturer based in Peterlee. Job Duties/Responsibilities may include, but are not limited to: Maintaining equipment and using a computerised maintenance system which includes: Automated Metal Cutting equipment including Lasers and Plasmas, Automated Paint Plant, Robotic welding systems, Welding Plant, Hydraulic and Pneumatic systems, Electronic Torque, Automated Moving Lines, Hydraulic Presses, Overhead and Semi Goliath Cranes. Diagnostic and programming PLCs Responding to equipment breakdowns, identifying root cause and completing repairs to equipment Troubleshoot and correct malfunctions on industrial/assembly equipment, machinery and building as required Perform preventative maintenance as per schedules Order replacement parts and stocks Adhere to the company's Health and Safety policy and safe working practices Adhere to Caterpillar's Values in Action: Integrity, Commitment, Excellence, Teamwork Undertake training/further learning as required Skills, experience & qualifications you will have; Multi skilled craftsmen, (with strong Electrical bias ideally) who has experience working in an industrial / manufacturing environment Accredited apprenticeship qualification Be self-motivated and have the ability to work on your own initiative The ability to work closely with others is imperative, requiring team participation to achieve the agreed objectives Have a fully flexible approach to the job role and responsibilities Strong communication, interpersonal and organization skills The ability to read, comprehend and follow verbal and written instructions/procedures Good problem-solving skills, necessary to get to the root cause of issues Willing to work a multi-shift system and a reasonable amount of overtime. Skills, experience & qualifications you may have; Experience in using PLC based systems would be an advantage Experience in an industrial/manufacturing environment Multi-skilled in both electrical / mechanical functions 17th Edition IEE Regulations would be an advantage Experience using FLT and MEWP Previous experience leading a team/supervisory experience This is a permanent opportunity working for a well-known global manufacturer based in Peterlee and offers an excellent salary package plus benefits and the potential for further career development. If you would like to know more about this role please contact Kate Stevens or Sarah Gilbert at Jonathan Lee Recruitment.

Permanent / Peterlee, County Durham

Service Engineer

Service Engineer Good permanent salary plus benefits and expenses Dudley Aerospace/Defence This is a great opportunity or an experienced Service Engineer to work for a Dudley based company who manufacture and assemble bespoke machinery to export all over the world; the Service Engineer role will primarily be based in Dudley with travel into Europe and beyond. We are looking the Service Engineer position: Proven experience as a Service Engineer in a manufacturing environment which includes customer visits and working away from the UK Relevant training and education (apprenticeship, HNC or equivalent) Able to read mechanical and electrical drawings (there will be some electrical work but the majority will be mechanical) Previous experience working with hydraulic and pneumatics The Service Engineer position is to join an existing team and will require travelling to customers sites; the company are offering the following: Good basic salary (call for more information) Benefits Travel and accommodation paid for when working away (all paid up front by the client, not a role where you pay and claim back expenses) Extra allowance for weekend working If this Service Engineer role is of interest, then apply now by speaking with Gareth Simpson on 01384 446125 or send the CV

Permanent / Dudley, West Midlands
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