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FMCG Professionals Transitioning to Interim Management

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Scott Williams Business Development Manager posted 12 months ago

The pressure on food and drink manufacturers to keep costs down whilst maintaining margins means that businesses need to innovate and adopt new technologies to stay competitive, however, Brexit uncertainty is putting pressure on new product development departments and the risk is that we may see the need to innovate being compromised to make quick cost savings.

I have seen senior, permanent openings within new product development departments being replaced with interim managers instead of permanent hires. It is a very unusual situation and has become more prevalent as food processing and manufacturing businesses wait until Brexit uncertainty is resolved.

The FMCG sector is more than familiar with the benefits of using interim managers and is within the top four sectors using interim executives according to the Institute of Interim Management’s 2018 annual survey, however, the current trend looks much more like a defensive strategy.

From the candidate’s perspective, we are being approached by people who have never previously worked on an interim basis but who can see the benefits of going down that route for six months or more during the Brexit transition.


Economic Uncertainty

Businesses are acting with caution until Brexit negotiations are finalised and there is clarity on the new legal landscape for consumer goods. It is difficult to plan for the future – and that is especially true for businesses in food and drink and FMCG where the supply chains for major food and drinks manufacturers, consumer goods companies and supermarkets are tightly interwoven with the EU.

Hiring experts on a short-term project basis suits business because it gives them more flexibility and reduced risk while allowing them to benefit from the skills and experience of the individuals.

Many companies fear the cost of taking on interim managers and it is true that day rates are higher for experienced interims. Experience shows us however, that the actual cost of direct employment adds around two thirds on top of basic pay so comparing day rates with basic salary is not a fair measure.  In fact, paying the right rate for the right individual can mean that projects are delivered in shorter time frames and more efficiently, ultimately saving the business money.

While many candidates are now looking at the interim opportunities that are available, it is not for everyone. Expectations on interim managers are high and they need to be capable of making real impact on the business with almost immediate effect. On the other hand, there are people who perhaps are ready for their next career move but due to the economic uncertainty, have decided to batten down the hatches and stay put.  It’s certainly an interesting time in recruitment.
 

Industry Stockpiling

It is no secret that UK manufacturers have been stockpiling while they await the outcome of the latest Brexit negotiations. A survey by the Food and Drink Federation has found that 68% of businesses have increased their stock holdings in case of a no-deal Brexit, while 78% of companies have deployed staff to work on preparations for a disorderly exit.  

While shelf-life considerations mean it is sometimes harder for a food manufacturer to take emergency stocking measures, many businesses have nevertheless ramped up production to unprecedented levels.  This has inevitably led to new positions becoming available in production – but warned that the opposite may be true further down the line.  Stockpiling is having an impact on the FMCG sector, certainly, particularly when it comes to distribution and logistics; haulage companies are much busier and need to be booked weeks in advance and warehouses are rapidly filling up.

What it also means is that some time down the line, production levels will be reduced whilst stocks are cleared and at that point there will inevitably be an effect on staffing levels. Even in the best of scenarios, it could take months for things to get back to normal.  It is this sort of upheaval and unusual practice which can lead to cashflow problems for businesses, particularly SMEs.

Despite these short-term concerns, I am confident the food and drink and FMCG industries will continue to thrive. Regardless of what happens, people will still have to shop for food, so the sector will survive and recruitment will carry on.  We’ve seen some outstanding candidates - who left FMCG to move into the automotive industry when that sector was thriving - come back now that the economy is less stable.

That means this is a fantastic time for FMCG businesses, who are actively hiring, to bring in top talent - whether it is on a permanent or interim basis.


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Instrument Technician Long term contract position - Cambridge Manufacturing and production machinery Hourly rate negotiable We are immediately recruiting for an Instrument and Commissioning Technician to support the Maintenance team who are responsible for the installation, calibration, testing, pre-commissioning and commissioning of all instrument equipment processes on site. The client is a global supplier of advanced materials and support the aerospace, automotive and alternative energy sectors. Due to an increase in projects, they require an Instrument and Commissioning Technician to join them on a long-term contract basis. As the Instrument Technician you will be required to: · Provide technical direction across the process, monitoring and reporting to the site Maintenance Manager. · Routine calibration on process instrumentation. · Safely Integrity Level (SIL) testing, instrumentation troubleshooting and diagnosis of faults. · Calibration checks of field instrumentation. · Loop-checks and troubleshooting. · Receipt verification and bench checks of instruments. · Interlocks, alarms and controls performance verification. · Installation inspection against design documentation. · Use of calibration and testing instruments to inspect, test and perform troubleshooting and diagnose faults. · Communicate design discrepancies and issues to the site Maintenance Manager. · Compilation and completion of test pack documentation. · Updating spreadsheets for progress of systems. · Completion of monthly calibration reports. · Updating calibration software, uploading certificates and completing inspection labels. The Instrument Technician should have the following skills or experience: · HNC/D (or equivalent) in mechanical, electrical or related engineering discipline. · A knowledge of Compex EX01, EX02, EX03 and EX04 preferred. · Calibration and control systems experience. · Calibrating against national standards experience. · A background working within an engineering and test environment would be beneficial. · Microsoft office software - Excel and Outlook in particular · Practical application of problem solving and fault finding i.e. 4020mA loops and thermocouples. · Metrology skills. · Experience of working on chemical processing plant equipment is desirable. Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and Skype interviews will be arranged very soon. If you have experience as an Instrument Technician and you want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the role, please contact Justin Wainwright at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01268 889267. 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.

Contract / Duxford

Principal Systems Engineer

Job Title: Principal Systems Engineer Industry: Aerospace and Defence Location: Luton Contract or Permanent A Systems Engineer is required to join the Systems Engineering Team within a market leading Innovative aerospace and defence technology company that specialise in high-performance electronic systems. The Systems Engineer will have technical expertise in the development of digital, analogue or power electronic systems and subsystems in Military, Defence, Aerospace or high integrity, safety critical industries. As a Systems Engineer your responsibilities will include: Development and Qualification of Avionics systems as per DO-254, DO-160. Developing hardware, using microprocessor and FPGA architecture, from concept to qualification. Participating in preparing for and supporting audits for Complex Hardware (DO254) Verification and Validation procedures. The Systems Engineer should have the following skills/experience: Good knowledge of real-time embedded systems. Experience with requirements management, configuration management and problem reporting tools eg DOORS. Hardware or Software Systems Engineering experience in a safety critical industry. Ability to gain SC clearance Interviews for the Systems Engineer will commence with immediate effect with a view to starting as soon as possible. Security Clearance may be required for this role due to the nature of the products involved. If interested in this role then please contact Tom Duckett at Jonathan Lee Recruitment or apply directly. 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 Recruitment are those of an Employment Agency.

Permanent / Luton

Test Equipment Engineer

Test Equipment Engineer Gloucester Aerospace Permanent A Test Equipment Engineer is required to join an established company with a strong reputation in the aerospace and defence sectors. The successful candidate will be joining to ensure continuing operation of deployed test equipment in support of the product life cycle. Working closely with the Test Equipment team and manager in sustaining and upgrading electronic, mechanical and electrical test rigs. Responsibilities of the Test Equipment Engineer will include the following: Use of the Test Equipment Maintenance Management System (MMS) to log, track and document customer work requests, preventative maintenance activities and other sustainment activities. Maintain the configuration of deployed test equipment. Manage test equipment obsolescence, identifying opportunities for replacement of capital assets and co-ordination with the Test Equipment Design and Project/ NPI functions in completion of obsolescence work packages. Investigation and resolution of issues creating a stop on production. The Test Equipment Engineer should have the following skills or experience: Bachelors Degree in an Engineering Discipline. Significant experience working in a similar position within the aerospace (or similar) sector. Experienced in the development of test equipment solutions for complex test systems. Experience in JIRA, Pirana, Maximo or similar software. Proficient in the use of Microsoft applications including Excel, Word and VISO. This is an excellent opportunity for anyone with knowledge of aerospace test equipment to develop your career. In return for your experience, this Gloucestershire based company will offer you: Competitive basic salary Annual bonus scheme Health plan The opportunity to work on a wide variety of equipment and projects Interviews for the Test Equipment Design Engineer will commence with immediate effect with a view to starting as soon as possible. For further information on the Test Equipment Design Engineer position please contact Tom Duckett at Jonathan Lee Recruitment. 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 Recruitment are those of an Employment Agency.

Permanent / Tewkesbury

EC&I Technician

EC&I Technician Location: Spalding Salary: £40,000 - £45,000 p/a Overview: We are currently recruiting for an EC&I Technician to work for our client at their facility in Spalding. The EC&I Technician will be responsible for the day-to-day hands on operational safety, generation and environmental performance of the power station. The key responsibilities will be: Deputise for the CI Lead as required Support delivery of priorities to maximize plant availability and reliability whilst carrying out all activities safely Work proactively with the Lead to ensure technical and safety competencies are maintained in order to fulfil the role Provide supervision of the contract workforce and provide hands on support as required. Proactively support the staff appraisal process and ensure the agreed targets and the training needs are delivered. Provide ECI support to the discipline leads and Engineers as required Utilise the MMS to maintain, service, repair, record history and manage spares for all maintenance activities and ensure information is correctly inputted and available for use. Ensure compliance with the plant modification procedures including all software modifications Responsible for planning, co-ordination, execution & supervision of contract support organisations to deliver allocated tasks during outage Responsible for maintaining critical station equipment including continuous emission monitoring systems (CEMS) Ensure all core training in the plants Electrical and C&I systems is undertaken as agreed Ensure compliance with Company ISIs, SSIs and procedures Attend the morning and afternoon meetings as required and support delivery of the daily activities in line with Production priorities. Ensure all work entered into the MMS is planned, allocated and completed on a priority and timely basis Ensure WOCs/RAMs produced are accurate and have sign off before delivering to the Safety Controller for Safety Document production Ensure all allocated Procedures are reviewed, modified and signed off within the periodicity required As drawings are used, ensure they are reviewed, marked-up and revised if incomplete/incorrect. Contribute positively towards a culture of multi skilling Ensure work either undertaken directly or supervised is in line with companies Quality Management procedure Work with procurement to ensure value for money when managing designated contracts, purchasing parts or carrying out projects. Actively participate in company/site HSE initiatives including the HSE forum activities and procedure reviews. Participate in projects and initiatives as delegated by the ECI Lead and support other areas of the business as needs arise. To be ‘on call’ and fully responsive to all business-related contact calls. Ensure out of hours support is available as and when required. Available to change working patterns were necessary in order to meet the needs of the business Supporting the Loss of load investigations to determine root cause and deliver actions as required Assisting the development of and ensuring Production budgets are controlled in line with business plan requirements Skills & Competencies: Strong organisational skills. Excellent oral and written communication. Good interpersonal, communication and motivational skills with a flexible, enthusiastic and committed attitude to work. Solution driven with a positive approach who works well in a small team environment Willing to learn and adopt new skills, attending training courses where required. Education & Experience: Education HNC/HND Preferred but qualifications below this will be considered given suitable experience. Experience A minimum of five years Power Plant O&M experience would be desirable but experience within heavy industry and/or technical production environments would also be considered. Knowledge of CCGT power plant operations and maintenance associated with gas/ steam turbines, permit for work systems, reading of technical drawings, computers, computer applications and computer aided Maintenance Management applications. Experience with instrumentation (flow, pressure, temperature, level etc.) and vibration monitoring equipment. Experience with control systems (DCS, SCADA, PLC’s) Bailey infi90, T3000, GE MKVIe, Allen Bradley. Experience/knowledge of medium voltage switchgear and high voltage generators/motors and Transformers PLC/software programming skills would be an advantage but not essential as training for the right candidate will be provided. 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. 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 Recruitment are those of an Employment Agency.

Permanent / Spalding

Engineering Manager

Engineering Manager Suffolk Excellent basic salary, Bonus, 25 days holiday, pension This organisation is part of a wider food group, providing exceptional products to the agricultural sector, not only in the UK, but globally. We are working with them to find an experienced engineer to oversee the management and maintenance of the performance and reliability of all plant and equipment on site while driving for world class standards. You will ensure safety, maximise process efficiency, provide service, product consistency and a safe working environment on a best cost framework. We are especially keen to talk to engineers who have experience of working in the food production, FMCG and aligned sectors. As Engineering Manager, your key responsibilities will be: Always demonstrate consistent Technical and behavioural leadership Ensure compliance with ALL relevant legislation & Statutory Inspections, ensuring health & safety is always suitably prioritised and that teams operate safely Ensure that the achievement of food safety is always a priority Manage the planned maintenance regime for all plant & equipment. Consistently drive energy efficiency improvements and activities Create the budget plan for the financial year and maintain control of spend (by month) Engage with operational teams and support Lean implementation activities Own the 5-year Capital Plan with Central team; Support execution of major site works Assist in the roll out of the new CMMS system We are keen to talk to engineers who have the following skills & experience Multi-skilled engineer; HNC (or equivalent) Mechanical/Electrical Engineering Suitable & relevant engineering experience, perhaps in a leadership role Experience of planned maintenance systems, preferably within the food industry Good health and safety knowledge in legislation and application (IOSH qualification, desirable) A logical and structured thinker, with a strong ability to solve problems Exposure to high volume manufacturing; CI or lean methodologies Strong communication skills; Ability to engage and motivate teams and individuals Resilient personal development focus to continuously improve A degree of hands-on working especially during holidays and unplanned absence cover The role is on days, but the business conducts a 24 hour call out rota. This is an excellent time to join the business as they are going through a period of expansion and strong capital expenditure to improve manufacturing outputs. If you are keen to learn more, please apply. 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 Recruitment are those of an Employment Agency.

Permanent / Bury St Edmunds

Buyer

Direct Buyer Aerospace/Defence Location: Whitstable Salary: Competitive Salary and Benefits A talented Buyer is required by a market leading, global, interconnect specialist. As one of the world's most innovative and advanced interconnect technology manufacturers, its Kent based site, leads in the design and manufacture of a range of connectors and interconnect products for a highly demanding customer base in Aerospace and Military sectors. With further growth, and investment, we are seeking an experienced Direct Buyer who will be responsible for all aspects of procurement activity associated with procuring a designated range of goods at optimum cost, delivered on time and to the required quality standard. Key Responsibilities will include: Responsible for all transactional procurement activity associated with a designated range of category suppliers Accountability for day to day purchasing activities ensuring that parts are delivered on-time to suit customer requirements. From raising the Purchase order to the delivery of the product into stores ensuring availability for production within the required time-scales Interpreting drawings and specifications and following rules in order to conform with our accreditations Able to calculate batch sizes to both manage cost reduction, reduce in-house transactions whilst still optimising inventory levels to ensure product availability To manage supplier relationships in a strategic manner to ensure continuity of supply and ensure commercial terms are suitable for the long term aims of the business. Promote supplier relationship management and actively engage with key suppliers to address issues and identify potential opportunities to further develop collaboration and deliver continuous improvement of supplier performance (e.g. Costs, Service and Quality) To manage tender and negotiation process for new contracts and contract renewals. The Person: Proven track record in purchasing and negotiation skills Experience in Microsoft Office packages (Excel, Word, & PowerPoint) Knowledge of world class Supply Chain Practices Strong Purchasing background with experience in Procurement in an Engineering environment Engineering background Proven track record of cost savings and vendor performance improvement Strong Vendor Management skills Solid background in supply management, with strong discipline in supplier cost avoidance Experience of MAPICS XA an advantage In return for your procurement experience, you will have access to a global corporation. You will find countless opportunities to train and acquire new skills news, ranging from formal training and qualifications, to on the job experience and mentoring. Opportunities for travel to other company sites around the world along with supplier facilities. Interested? Please contact lisa.osborne@jonlee.co.uk directly or call Lisa on 01384 446162 for further information. 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 Recruitment are those of an Employment Agency.

Permanent / Whitstable

Anaerobic Digestion Plant Operator

Role: AD Plant Operator Location: South Milford, North Yorkshire Salary: £31,000 p/a Overview: We are currently recruiting for an Anaerobic Digestion Plant Operator to work on shift for our client in the South Milford area of North Yorkshire, the role will be an exciting opportunity for someone to join a well establish business and will report to the operation manager. The AD Plant/Site operator will be responsible for the daily production operation of the AD plant ensuring that any production schedule is completed in an efficient and safe manager. Duties and Key Responsibilities: The operator will also be responsible for monitoring the daily safety and environmental performance of the plant ensuring that it is operating in accordance with environmental parameters and legislation and working with site safe systems of work. Operating control systems to achieve plant start up, continuous operation, shut down and testing. Carrying out detailed routine operational plant inspections, first line fault finding and minor repairs and maintenance. Close monitoring of plant and equipment to identify any issues and ensuring that any defects are logged onto the maintenance management system. Providing feedback and being proactive in plant performance, reliability and availability. Monitoring plant performance and developing new ideas and measures in order to improve performance, reliability and efficiency. You will be responsible for ensuring feed-stock deliveries are accepted in accordance with the company acceptance procedures as well as telehandler / forklift operations. You will be responsible for the safe loading of digestate material for removal from site. Remote operation and monitoring of site out of hours via an electronic system on a rota basis, including attending site out of hours in the event of breakdown etc. This includes bank holidays and weekends working. Ensuring that site cleanliness and hygiene requirements are maintained to the highest standards at all times. Person: Experience in an appropriate engineering / operation or technical discipline will be required. A flexible approach to work including the taking on of additional projects as requested by the Operations Manager and a willingness to contribute and assist the whole team ethic. You will be expected to gain a high level of awareness of the site's legislative requirements and comply with Health, Safety, EPA and Animal Health requirements and to ensure compliance at all times. 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. 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 Recruitment are those of an Employment Agency.

Permanent / South Milford

CNC Miller

CNC Miller - Aerospace - South Sheffield - Permanent - Days & Nights A CNC Miller is required with knowledge of CNC Machining. Candidates with experience of the aerospace or similar precision industry would be well received Due to expansion this company, based in Birmingham requires a skilled CNC Machinist for permanent nights with mainly milling experience for a new permanent role. With the role you will be required to: Manufacture close tolerance, small batch work, predominantly fixture based in a wide range of exotic materials. Willingness to up-skill and with reference to other machines within the business. Ability to operate multiple machines where applicable. Interpret engineering drawings to a high standard. Understanding of various controls such as Heidenhain & Fanuc. A good understanding of Batch Card and Standard Working Instructions. The successful candidate should have the following skills or experience: Experience machining precision or critical components Able to set and operate CNC Milling machines. Experience in self inspection and recording results of manufactured components. Demonstrate a good level of numeracy and literacy. Demonstrate the ability to use multiple control systems. Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon. If you have knowledge of CNC Milling and you want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the CNC Miller role, please contact Neil Cayley at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384 446114. 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 Recruitment are those of an Employment Agency.

Permanent / Sheffield

Senior Engineer Site Supplier Quality

Senior Supplier Quality Engineer Norwich £55,000pa - £60,000pa We are recruiting a Senior Supplier Quality Engineer for a leading automotive manufacturer based in Norwich who design and manufacture pretigious cars, they require an experienced supplier quality engineer to join their quality team. Duties / Responsibilities: To assist in managing suppliers quality activities within the supplier base to ensure day to day production targets are achieved. This will involve defect prevention and timely problem resolution. This role offers the opportunity to demonstrate business improvement and measurable change throughout the Lotus production supply chain thereby improving product quality and customer satisfaction. This role will be focused on site supplier quality related activities as part of a larger Quality team that will deliver visible and measurable improvement of the production supplier base worldwide by implementing best practice automotive quality and supply chain strategies. Manage production related PPAP and concern resolution activities for current production series and new projects Produce regular reports including action plans for management, supplier development plans and CCARs. Manage, plan and carryout supplier manufacturing site assessments to support current production and new programmes. Develop and agree supplier development activity plan with internal stakeholders ensuring the team meets the plan and PPM/Quality improvements are achieved. New Part Introduction and/or new supply source, develop PPAP activity plan in conjunction with SQ projects team. Ensure all supplier visits are completed to process and any actions raised are taken to closure. Report part approval status. Current Production Support, interface with Resident SQ team to ensure issues are prioritised and addressed in a timely manner to minimise any effect on production and quality targets. Experience of using various quality tools such 8D, FMEA, APQP Control plans, MSA, SPC, process Mapping, problem solving skills. Support SQA site manager and SQA engineers to meet supplier quality targets and meet Lotus business requirements. Qualifications and Experience HND/HNC or Degree level in Engineering or similar related discipline Broad understanding of manufacturing processes related to automotive production Technically aware and capable of interpreting manufacturing processes Automotive OEM or 1st Tier supplier experience Automotive supplier in a supplier quality engineering role Effective communication skills with the drive to resolve supplier related quality and production problems Analytical with an attention to detail Demonstrate a quality mind set and can-do approach to problem solving Results focused Full driving licence A willingness to travel worldwide at short notice, working at suppliers sites to resolve problems Salary (Permanent) In return for your skills and experience this leading organisation will pay you a very competitive salary and fantastic training opportunities, please apply to this advert to day or contact Katharine Bignell at Jonathan Lee for any furthe information. 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 Recruitment are those of an Employment Agency.

Permanent / Norwich

Service Support Engineer

THE ROLE: We are looking for an experienced Controls and Support Engineer to join the newly formed Support and Small Projects Team for our client in Sheffield. This is a fantastic opportunity to work for a leading Control, Automation and Safety Systems Integrator with over 20 years engineering competence in the local area. The overview of this new varied and interesting role includes: Office based role with site support visits to local companies Providing PLC, HMI, SCADA and LV Electrical support for varied client base Participation working on control system projects Undertake modifications to existing electrical control systems On-site control system support when required Preparation of quotations for new projects and support contracts Participate in company 24/7 on-call rota Asist Support Manager with provision of support contracts Undertaking of work/support offshore for the oil and gas sector MAIN TASKS AND RESPONSIBILITIES Resolving of control system support issues relating to PLC, HMI, SCADA and Various communications methods via office remote connection or site visit. Participating in annual maintenance visits to various local sites to undertake backups and quotation capture. Participate in the company 24/7 callout rota. This will be approx. Preparation of quotations including upgrades, replacements and enhancements of existing equipment and systems. Work on small control system projects full lifecycle from quotation stage through to final commissioning. Asist project teams with large control system projects when required. Help the Support Manager increase the Small Projects and Support workload by generating further work with existing clients. REQUIRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE Experience using various Rockwell Automation PLC, HMI and SCADA packages predominantly: RSLogix5, RSLogix500, RSLogix5000, Studio5000, RSView32 and FactoryTalk. Exposure to any Siemens PLC, HMI and SCADA packages would be advantageous. Exposure to any Schneider/Modicon PLC, HMI and SCADA packages would be advantageous. Strong engineering background with a technical knowledge of Control, Automation and Safety Systems applications, equipment and terminology Highly motivated with a positive attitude and methodical approach to problem solving Commercial awareness and the ability to help build the company support base Experience working offshore would be advantageous but training will be provided subject to eligibility and passing medical. ABOUT THE COMPANY Based in Sheffield, South Yorkshire, my client are a leading supplier of Control and Information Technology Systems to a wide range of prestigious multi-national customers. They deliver a quality engineering service to their clients across a wide range of technologies and applications, and have established an excellent reputation for the implementation of sophisticated Control and Safety Systems. They focus on high-quality from leading suppliers of: PLC and Control Systems SCADA and DCS Systems Programmable and Hard-Wired Safety Systems Motor Control Centres Instrumentation Reporting and Tracking Software Industry 4.0 Applications. They offer flexible working arrangements in a relaxed and friendly environment, in spacious modern offices with shower facilities. Car parking and garage use for secure pushbike and motorbike parking. 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 Recruitment are those of an Employment Agency.

Permanent / Sheffield

Maintenance Engineer

Maintenance Engineer St Helens Permanent Continental Shift Pattern – Days & Nights Salary – Up to £40,000 per annum depending on experience + overtime. Jonathan Lee are currently recruiting for a Maintenance Engineer for to join a large distribution warehouse on a permanent basis. As a Maintenance Engineer you will: Mechanical & electrical fault finding on a high-volume production line Ability to work in a high-pressure environment Electrical Testing Ensure breakdown time on machinery is kept to a minimum Attend Machine breakdowns Liaise with customer to ensure they are fully aware of all maintenance/breakdown activities As a Maintenance Engineer you will: Experience of working within a multi skilled maintenance role previously Experience of working with pneumatic & hydraulic systems is beneficial Previous experience working on customer sites is beneficial Ability to read technical engineering drawings Ability to work individually as well as train junior members of staff Are you currently looking for a new opportunity & keen to hear more details about this role? Please speak to Kieron at Jonathan Lee. 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 Recruitment are those of an Employment Agency.

Permanent / St Helens

PLC Commissioning Engineer

PLC Commissioning Engineer Up to £40,000 Car Allowance or Company Car + Bonus Scheme + Holiday Pay + Pension Yorkshire Currently recruiting for a PLC Commissioning Engineer to join a leading electrical company. We are keen to hear from engineers that have experience of commission PLC Software preferably within a process environment. As a PLC Commissioning Engineer you will be required to complete the following tasks: Visit customer sites with PLC, HMI and SCADA codes to commission Complete SAT tests under customer supervision Work as part of a team with colleagues and customers Sort out post commission snags Ensure all documentation is completed and kept up to date The successful PLC Commissioning Engineer should have the following skills and experience: A good working knowledge of GX Works 2, GT Designer 3, GX ICE Developer and RS Logix 500 Beneficial to hold an understanding of IFIX 5.9 Experience working within ISO9001 and ISO14001 systems Full UK Driving License ideally clean We are keen to hear from engineers that are self-motived, organised and hold good communication skills. This role requires visits to customer sites and the successful candidate should expect to be on customer sites around 90% of the time. This role will be primary based within Yorkshire, however requirements to travel to other customer sites outside of Yorkshire can be required from time to time. In return for your experience this company will offer you a salary of up to £40,000 depending on experience, car allowance or company car, bonus scheme, along with 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays and company pension. If you have any questions about this PLC Commissioning Engineer role or would like to apply, please feel free to contact Zowie Lewis on 01384446121 or 07392114099 quoting reference 55538. 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 Recruitment are those of an Employment Agency.

Permanent / Leeds

Software Developer - Vehicle Interior Functions

Software Developer – Vehicle Interior Functions – Lichfield - £ Competitive + Excellent benefits A Software Developer is required for a flourishing department at the forefront of automotive design and development. The successful candidate will contribute to the engineering of high performance embedded systems for innovative applications including sports cars and special-purpose vehicles. As Software Developer – Vehicle Interior Functions you will Produce embedded software for 8-, 16- and 32-bit microcontrollers using established company design practices and software life-cycles in line with the ISO2001:2008 quality system and high integrity design standards. Interpret system requirements, in collaboration with systems and hardware engineers, to generate software requirements. Implement code using C/C++ programming languages, assembly language and automatic code generation from modelled environments. Generation and execution of test plans and reports at all levels of the “V” life cycle, including unit/structural tests, integration tests and verification/validation tests. Generation and formal review of technical documentation and artefacts from the design process. As Software Developer– Vehicle Interior Functions you will have A Degree in an appropriate science or engineering discipline. Proven experience in a similar role within an embedded system product development environment. Experience of programming using C, C++, C# and assembly languages. Experience using requirements management and specification tools e.g. DOORS, Rhapsody, MKS Integrity and configuration management tools e.g. MKS and software analysis methodologies e.g. Yourdon SASD or UML. Experience in the use of model-based development tools e.g. Mathworks Simulink & Stateflow, dSpace TargetLink; Experience of AUTOSAR and software test verification tools; Experience with CAN based test tools e.g. CANalyser, CANape, CANoe. An ability to interpret circuit schematics and understand the basic operation of electronics hardware, especially microprocessor peripheral support circuitry. Good test and analysis skills and a high level of proficiency at written and verbal communication. A team player with the ability to work unsupervised and capable of contributing to multiple activities simultaneously. Suitably qualified and experienced Software Developers should apply today by contacting Paul Robson at Jonathan Lee Recruitment +44(0)1384 446146 or by emailing their CV and covering letter . 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 Recruitment are those of an Employment Agency.

Permanent / Lichfield

Senior Hardware Engineer, Controls

Senior Hardware Engineer - Controls – Electric Vehicle Products – Birmingham - £ Competitive + Excellent benefits A Senior Hardware Engineer is required for a brand new automotive technology innovation centre, positioning itself at the forefront of electric and hybrid vehicle technology development. This is a fantastic opportunity to deliver the advanced engineering of EV and Hybrid vehicle products, for a wide range of global customers. You will lead and contribute to the development of the next-generation control hardware platform. As Senior Hardware Engineer – Controls you will be required to Lead and participate in model-based hardware development from high level architecture design through to implementation, setting up the work flow and providing engineering solutions to automotive industry standards. Approve MCU oriented hardware design and schematic, PCB and component selection review. Provide input requirements for design, analysis, simulation and testing. Generate technical specifications, proposals and other documentation. Support the Head of Department in determining the technology roadmap and specify development milestones. Present constructive ideas to both customers and internal teams. Mentor engineering staff and help grow the technical capability of the team Work alongside embedded software engineers to specify hardware architecture. Support functional safety engineers to evaluate functional safety performance of control hardware. Guarantee efficient circulation of technical information among departments. Actively communicate with external suppliers, universities, research institutes and clients. To keep in line with cutting-edge and future trending technology As Senior Hardware Engineer - Controls – you will have A degree / PhD in electronics or related discipline. Proven experience of hardware development experience in automotive Tier 1 supplier or OEM. A familiarity with NXP or Infineon processors and peripheral circuit design. Familiarity with ISO26262 hardware design and analysis and component selection. PCB design and ASIC circuit development experience. Ideally a knowledge of SPI, CAN, FlexRay, Ethernet communication circuit design, sensing signal interface, filtering and amplifying circuit development. Familiarity with resolver, encoder etc rotor position decoding circuit design Suitably qualified and experienced Hardware Engineers should apply today by contacting Paul Robson at Jonathan Lee Recruitment +44(0)1384 446146 or by emailing their CV and covering letter to paul.robson@jonlee.co.uk. 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 Recruitment are those of an Employment Agency.

Permanent / Birmingham

Business Development Manager - Magnetic Technology

Business Development Manager – Magnetic Technology – Home-based - £ Competitive DOE A Business Development Manager is required for a highly-respected and innovative engineering test equipment supplier and consultancy business. Operating in a variety of sectors, our client uses expert knowledge to assist the development of the latest magnetic-related engineering technology for leading high-tech companies and academic institutions. As Business Development Manager you will promote the class-leading magnetic test equipment range, and support and promote new business across a range of new and existing clients. As Business Development Manager – Magnetic Technology - you will be required to Be a technically credible representative of the company, by demonstrating a sound understanding of magnets, magnetic instruments and their use both in industry and scientific institutions. Represent the company at trade shows, conferences and networking events, both nationally and internationally. Qualify opportunities to Sales and Technical teams, to ensure that client requirements are accurately communicated and met. As Business Development Manager – Magnetic Technology you will have A degree in an Engineering discipline, with an enthusiasm for magnetics. Experience in engineering, manufacturing and production. Proven business development and sales achievements. What you will get: An excellent salary and benefits package. Flexible-working and the opportunity to be part of a talented and supportive team. Suitably qualified and experienced magnetics professionals should apply today by contacting Paul Robson at Jonathan Lee Recruitment +44(0)1384 446146 or by emailing their CV and covering letter to paul.robson@jonlee.co.uk. 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 Recruitment are those of an Employment Agency.

Permanent / Oxford

Senior Software Engineer

Job Title: Senior Software Engineer Salary Range: £50,000 - £70,000 Location: Edinburgh, Scotland Industry: Subsea Applications & Advanced Technology Jonathan Lee Recruitment has engaged with a key client and a leading advanced technology & Subsea Applications manufacturer based in Edinburgh. With a global presence my client specialises within Defence, Offshore Renewable Energy, Oil & Gas industry markets. Due to an increase in new business and projects we are recruiting for a Senior Software Engineer on a permanent basis. PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES: Lead development of highly efficient network protocols for proprietary RF subsea networks Create innovative algorithms to optimise communications across subsea network nodes Develop the simulation models of algorithms before implementing them for field use Analyse data from real-world deployments to both validate and improve models QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor's degree (Masters/PhD preferred) in Computer Science or related field. Experience & knowledge of software design. A track record of understanding new concepts and coming up with innovative ideas. Technical Skills likely to include elements from; - Deep understanding of low-power RF protocols - Embedded C/C++ - Designing for low-power micro-controllers - Model-based design practices (Matlab/Simulink) BENEFITS: Competitive salary depending on experience Company Pension Scheme Company Share Options Scheme 33 days holidays per year (inclusive of public holidays) Sound interesting? Please contact Daniel Warby at Jonathan Lee Recruitment for more information and apply! 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 Recruitment are those of an Employment Agency.

Permanent / Edinburgh

Development and Test Engineer

Job Title: Development & Test Engineer Salary Range: £28K - £32K Location: Berkshire, UK Industry: Applicator Systems for various industries Jonathan Lee Recruitment has engaged with a key client and a leading organisation within applicator systems. They have a global presence and hold a well-known and establish brand within the industry. Due to continuous business growth we are looking to recruit a Development and Test Engineer on a permanent basis. This role will be based from the Berkshire facility near Newbury. As the Development and Test Engineer you will see a productevolve from concept, design and launch to being tried and tested throughout its life cycle. This will be a fast-paced role so working within a similar industry would be beneficial. As part of the design team you will assist in the development and launch of new products, including prototype build and product verification. You will also help develop and evolve our existing products to ensure they are continually meeting the needs of our customers. Specific duties will include: - Manufacture of prototype components & assemblies Lead build & test of prototypes, Conduct technical reviews and performance benchmark testing Plan and build tooling, jigs & fixtures to support product test and verification requirements Perform product verification testing to internal and national/global test requirements Coordinate an manage test schedules and activities Document & analyse test data Assist with failure analysis, investigate and troubleshoot issues Oversee, assist and develop additive manufacturing capability About you: We are seeking a development and test engineer who should: - Be Qualified to ONC mechanical standard Have experience of working in a Quality Assured environment Be proficient in the use of Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook Be competent in the use of MS Project and CAD Have experience of manual machining processes Be able to work individually with minimum supervision This role may suit a candidate who is hands on, has strong operational experience and is looking to apply their skills in a product development environment Benefits Package: 25 days holiday On site car parking Defined contribution pension scheme Employee Assistance Program and benefits platform Here is a fantastic opportunity for someone looking to join a growing organisation that will provide a solid platform for you to pursue a successful, enjoyable career. Sound interesting? Please contact Daniel Warby at Jonathan Lee Recruitment today for more information and apply! 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 Recruitment are those of an Employment Agency.

Permanent / Newbury

Senior Lead Chassis Engineer - Structures

Senior / Lead Chassis Engineer- Structures Norwich, Norfolk. Permanent- 38 hours £Competitive plus benefits A well-known automotive brand with an investment in facilities, technologies and vehicle lines require a Senior or Lead Engineer to with aluminium tub, sub-frames experience to help lead projects from concept to production within the chassis team. Working for this world leading powertrain and automotive company, you will support the team leader to deliver technical solutions to project teams within the defined cost, quality and time targets. The primary technical responsibility will cover the vehicle Chassis Structure system parts. Individuals at this level would be expected to accept design ownership of individual systems / parts and operate with an agreed level of autonomy and accountability consistent with their experience. What you will do: Design support of vehicle subsystems or components within a project: Concept and detailed engineering design utilising internal departments and suppliers as appropriate. Creation of CAD models, component drawings, assembly drawings, exploded views, installation drawings and data packs including FMEA’s and DVP’s to support project requirements in accordance with the project quality acceptance standards. Support to ‘fit and function’ evaluation of subsystem components. Support to performance testing of subsystem components. Support to the generation of planning and proposal information if required. B What you require: HNC or equivalent in mechanical Engineering / automotive Engineering. Expert user of 3D CAD, CATIA V5 + TeamCenter or similar preferred. Has technical knowledge covering the specification and delivery of Chassis Structure system related parts. Has experience which spans the design process from concept through to production launch. Has related experience from a role in an Automotive OEM. What you will receive: Yearly bonus scheme ( 5 – 10% depending on candidate level) Bupa private healthcare 25 days holiday + Bank holidays Pension scheme Involvement in a range of highly exciting projects For more information or to apply, please contact Gemma Skidmore of Jonathan Lee Recruitment. 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 Recruitment are those of an Employment Agency.

Permanent / Norwich

CMM Operator

CMM Operator - Shrewsbury - £20,000 to £30,000 DOE This is an exciting new opportunity for a CMM operator, programmer to join a leading manufacturing company based in the Shropshire area. As the CMM Operator your responsibilities will include; To Operate Stiefelmayer H Arm Man. Operate CMM machine to identify any non-conformances and collect data for customer review. Perform in-Process and final inspection of machined parts and fabrications on CMM Review manufacturing plans, work instructions, quality records, specification drawings, acceptance gages and tooling as stated on the process plan. Ensure adherence to the quality control standards and updating quality assurance data base As the CMM Operator you will require the following skills and experiences; Strong experience of performing tasks as a CMM operator Excellent knowledge of three dimensional geometry and engineering. Ability to multi-task and work in fast paced environments. IATF 16949 -Internal Auditor If you are interested in this exciting opportunity please click on the link to apply. 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 Recruitment are those of an Employment Agency.

Permanent / Shrewsbury

Sales Executive

Sales Executive - Materials - Aerospace/Defence - £28,000 to £40,000 plus bonus This is an exciting opportunity to join the Internal Sales team for a well established supplier of high specification materials engineering and manufacturing industries. As the Sales Executive your responsibilities will include; Support the strategic growth of aerospace and defence customers. Manage a portfolio of accounts to hit and exceed specified targets. Accurately take enquiries and process quotations. Negotiates with customers, suppliers and colleagues at all levels. Accurately and correctly input sales orders. Resolve any queries or problems as speedily as possible. As the Sales Executive you will require the following skills and experiences; Experience in a technical sales environment is essential. Sales experience working with aerospace and defence customers is highly desirable. proactive and an ambition to develop and progress. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills. Diplomatic and negotiation skills. The ability to work under pressure. If you are interested in this exciting Sales Executive opportunity please click on the link to apply. 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 Recruitment are those of an Employment Agency.

Permanent / Wokingham

CMM Programmer

Job title: CMM Programmer Salary Range: Competitive Location: Bridgnorth A CMM Programmer is required with working knowledge of PCDMIS. Candidates must have experience of machined parts inspection within the Automotive or Aerospace industry. Due to growth this company, a leading provider of castings solutions based in Bridgnorth requires a forward thinking CMM Programmer a new permanent role. As a CMM Programmer you will be required to: Write CMM Programs from both 2d and 3d data using PCDMIS, Quindos and Mitutoyo Geopak software. Select suitable probes and attachments for the CMM to ensure accurate and efficient measurement of components. Develop and document fixturing requirements for each product. Generate clear and concise CMM reports which display all customer and manufacturing required outputs. Analyse CMM reports and communicate any non-conforming measured features and features which are moving towards the limits of tolerance and liaise with production staff to correct any such issues. Review and monitor CMM programs with a view to reducing cycle times whilst maintaining measurement integrity. Provide training to production operatives on the operation of the CMM’s for running jobs. Conduct CMM calibration as required. Conduct first off inspection reports for machined parts using a variety of measurement equipment. Compile corrective action reports for non-conforming products and liaise with production staff to ensure correction of any out of specification features. Sign off jobs as ready to run on completion of satisfactory first off inspection. Conduct ISIRs and compile reports as required by the customer. Assist with the checking of machined parts both in inspection and on the shop floor Escalate any issues found to supervision and management as required Identify appropriate inspection tools to be issued to production operatives to facilitate the checking of parts and features of parts on the shop floor The CMM Programmer should have the following skills or experience: A good understanding of inspection of machined parts whilst employing a wide range of measurement techniques mainly CMM but including, Shadow Graph and all generally used engineering inspection tools A good working knowledge of PCDMIS preferably for DEA CMM machines. Working knowledge of Quindos and Geopak also an advantage. Proven experience of meeting customer deadlines A good understanding of customer and engineering requirements. Experience of creating detailed instructions, control plans and standard working procedures. Able to work on their own initiative or as part of a team Demonstrates a high level of accuracy and attention to detail Good communication skills, both verbal and written Strong organisational skills Quality orientated Relevant industry experience of machined parts inspection employing all commonly used engineering inspection equipment. Preferably Automotive or Aerospace experience This is an excellent opportunity for anyone with knowledge of machined parts inspection to develop your career. In return for your experience, this Bridgnorth-based machining company will offer you: A competitive salary 25 days holiday plus bank holiday Pension contribution 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 CMM Programmer role, please contact Georgia Silk at Jonathan Lee Recruitment. 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 Recruitment are those of an Employment Agency.

Permanent / Bridgnorth

CMM Programmer (Zeiss)

Job title: CMM Programmer (Zeiss/PC-DMIS) Salary Range: Competitive Location: Wellingborough Quality, CMM, Zeiss, PC-DMIS, Measurement, Machining, Powertrain, Engine A CMM Programmer is required with working knowledge of Zeiss/PCDMIS. Candidates must have experience of machined parts inspection within the Automotive or Aerospace industry. Due to growth this company, a leading provider of castings solutions based in Wellingborough requires a forward thinking CMM Programmer a new permanent role. As a CMM Programmer you will be required to: Write CMM Programs from both 2d and 3d data using Zeiss, CDMIS, Quindos and Mitutoyo Geopak software. Select suitable probes and attachments for the CMM to ensure accurate and efficient measurement of components. Develop and document fixturing requirements for each product. Generate clear and concise CMM reports which display all customer and manufacturing required outputs. Analyse CMM reports and communicate any non-conforming measured features and features which are moving towards the limits of tolerance and liaise with production staff to correct any such issues. Review and monitor CMM programs with a view to reducing cycle times whilst maintaining measurement integrity. Provide training to production operatives on the operation of the CMM’s for running jobs. Conduct CMM calibration as required. Conduct first off inspection reports for machined parts using a variety of measurement equipment. Compile corrective action reports for non-conforming products and liaise with production staff to ensure correction of any out of specification features. Sign off jobs as ready to run on completion of satisfactory first off inspection. Conduct ISIRs and compile reports as required by the customer. Assist with the checking of machined parts both in inspection and on the shop floor Escalate any issues found to supervision and management as required Identify appropriate inspection tools to be issued to production operatives to facilitate the checking of parts and features of parts on the shop floor The CMM Programmer should have the following skills or experience: A good understanding of inspection of machined parts whilst employing a wide range of measurement techniques mainly CMM but including, Shadow Graph and all generally used engineering inspection tools A good working knowledge of Zeiss/PCDMIS preferably for DEA CMM machines. Working knowledge of Quindos and Geopak also an advantage. Proven experience of meeting customer deadlines A good understanding of customer and engineering requirements. Experience of creating detailed instructions, control plans and standard working procedures. Able to work on their own initiative or as part of a team Demonstrates a high level of accuracy and attention to detail Good communication skills, both verbal and written Strong organisational skills Quality orientated Relevant industry experience of machined parts inspection employing all commonly used engineering inspection equipment. Preferably Automotive or Aerospace experience This is an excellent opportunity for anyone with knowledge of machined parts inspection to develop your career. In return for your experience, this Wellingborough based machining company will offer you: A competitive salary plus benefits Excellent career progression and development within a forward-thinking organisation 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 CMM Programmer role, please contact Mark Bignell at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384 446167 or email: mark.bignell@jonlee.co.uk 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 Recruitment are those of an Employment Agency.

Permanent / Wellingborough

Tool Maker

Toolmaker Worcestershire Permanent Day shift (Monday – Thursday) Salary – Competitive depending on experience Jonathan Lee are currently looking to recruit a Toolmaker for a client of ours based in Worcestershire. This is an excellent opportunity to join a business on a day shift working 4 days per week. As a Toolmaker you will: Service a Repair Tooling Manufacture new tooling Ability to strip down, clean & rebuild tooling Ability to work from Engineering drawings Be a part of New projects on new tooling – from start to finish. As a Toolmaker you will: Experience of working in a Toolmaker role previously Knowledge & understanding of Bench fitting, Turning, Milling, Surface grinding Able to read Engineering drawings Experience of working in a manufacturing/engineering environment Are you looking to working a 4 day working week on a day shift? Please get in touch with Keiron at Jonathan Lee to discuss in more detail. 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 Recruitment are those of an Employment Agency.

Permanent / Stourport-on-Severn

Quality Engineer

Quality Engineer - Aero £35,000 to £38,000 and Benefits Location: Tewksbury Quality, APQP, PPAP, NPI, MRB, 8D, 5Y, Root Cause, VA/VE, CI, Customer Quality, AS13000 A Quality Engineer is required with knowledge of complex product quality, NPI, Launch, Supplier Development and CI. Candidates with experience of the Aerospace and/or Automotive industry would be well received. Due to continued growth and need for additional support within product and production quality this company, a forward thinking aerospace organisation based in Tewksbury requires a proactive and results orientated Quality Engineer with experience of supporting the delivery of products and systems from concept through to production for a new permanent role. As a Quality Engineer, you will be required to: Active team member in complex problems solving activities resulting in the completion of customer visible investigations using 8D methodology or similar. Participating in and facilitating Process and Design Failure Modes and Effects Analysis. Completing improvement activities associated with Zero Defects approach using defect prevention tools (DFMEA, PFMEA, Control Plans, MSA, Capability, Error Proofing, SPC, 8D) Providing APQP support including MSA, capability analysis & maintaining control plans. Preparing the results of the investigations for the product integrity process. Completing corrective action activities to ensure robust CAs for systemic issues are introduced within the company defined timescales. Preparation quality elements for non-conforming parts to the material review board. Create inspection plans for Goods Inward inspection, drawing upon knowledge of statistical methods and manufacturing processes, assuring inspection plans are optimum in terms of providing the maximum protection with the least expenditure of manpower. The Quality Engineer should have the following skills or experience: Product Quality, Quality Engineering, New Product Introduction, Product Development and/or Launch. Manufacturing processes, test/inspection and product auditing with exposure to complex products and assemblies being an advantage. Good problem-solving skills using 8D, 5Y and Six Sigma. Knowledge of APQP, PPAP to support supplier, customer and parts approval. Good communication, organizational and project delivery skills, having the ability to manage supplier and customer relationship while taking products from ‘cradle to grave’ Exposure to AS13000/03/04 and aerospace industry would be advantageous This is an excellent opportunity for anyone with knowledge of quality systems and processes seeking to develop your career with an exciting forward thinking organisation. In return for your experience, this Tewksbury based product innovation company will offer you: £35,000 to £38,000 pa plus Benefits Career progression and development within a forward-thinking business that is going through significant planned growth over the next few years Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon. If you have knowledge of leading quality control, systems and processes and you want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the Quality Engineer role, please contact Mark Bignell at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384 446167 or email mark.bignell@jonlee.co.uk 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 Recruitment are those of an Employment Agency.

Permanent / Tewkesbury

Heavy Duty Diesel Calibration Engineer

Heavy Duty Diesel Calibration Engineer £Competitive plus benefits Peterborough Automotive A Heavy Duty Diesel Calibration Engineer is required to assess and document test results and delivery of calibrations for an engine development programme. Candidates with Heavy Duty engine/Off Highway experience would be well received. Due to increased workloads this company, the world's largest independent company for development, simulation and testing technology of powertrains, requires a proactive Heavy Duty Diesel Calibration Engineer to ensure that all target criteria are met and that the powertrain works to its full efficiency in all operating conditions. The role will be based at a client's site in Peterborough. As a Heavy Duty Diesel Calibration Engineer, you will be required to: Calibrate dataset development in-line with attribute targets Dataset validation for operational and test conditions Develop and refine of engine test plans Analyse results and carry out preparation of recommendations Liaise and report to various functions within the organisation Promote robust solutions to address client issues using company portfolio of services and knowledge The Heavy Duty Diesel Calibration Engineer should have the following skills or experience: Degree qualified in an engineering discipline, a Masters or PhD in specific subject area is preferred Good knowledge of Combustion Engineer Fundamentals and factors effecting emissions and performance Good working knowledge of Engine Management Systems and related tools and software Knowledge of data analysis tools such as CONCERTO or equivalent is advantageous Understanding of worldwide emissions legislation (particularly NRMM Stage V) is beneficial This is an excellent opportunity for anyone with a good understanding of diesel calibration to develop your career. In return for your experience, this Peterborough based role, for a leading a powertrain consultancy, will offer you: £Competitive Pension PHC Flexitime Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon. If you have experience as a Heavy Duty Diesel Calibration Engineer and you want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about this role, please contact Paul Branton at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01268 455525. 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 Recruitment are those of an Employment Agency.

Permanent / Peterborough

Winder

Title: Winder Location: Birmingham Salary: £Negotiable Dependent on Experience Overview: We are currently recruiting for an experienced Winder to work at our client’s site in Birmingham involved in all aspects of repair & rewinds of Motors & Generators. The preferred candidate will have knowledge of the repair and rewind of electrical motors & generators or similar equipment. Duties & Responsibilities: Working supervised and in some instances unsupervised here at the Birmingham service centre and at customers sites (International and Local) also supporting other UK based service centres. As found inspections of large high voltage motor and generators reporting on the condition of electrical and mechanical components including stators, rotors and exciters etc - documenting findings and reporting back to supervision with possible repair and recovery options. Detailing the core and coils, documenting the information that will be used for coil and winding kit ordering. Stator core refurbishment in the form of burn out and removal of old coils, Flux testing of the core / Clean and prepare for rewind. Prepare all reusable parts for rewinding and inspect renewed parts for hidden, structural damage or unusual conditions. Rewind of stator core using diamond resin rich formed coils utilising industry standard coil insertion / blocking / wedging and connection techniques. Painting and Application of Protective Coatings and resin (spray)(air)(VPI) Test rewound and repaired electro-mechanical equipment according to International Standards and document test results, - (High voltage testing an advantage) Operate specialised repair and testing equipment, including but not limited to winding machines, test panels, surge testers, core loss testers, cut off saws, burnout, brazing units, VPI systems and various handheld power and non-power tools. Ensuring all work meets the appropriate standards and quality control criteria as set out by the company. always Ensure adherence to Health and Safety responsibilities, including following all appropriate procedures and using the appropriate protective equipment. Ensure that risks and hazards in activities undertaken in the role are acknowledged and assessed in accordance with processes / procedures and ensure compliance to control measures identified in the company’s EHS documentation. Be familiar with environmental aspects of activities undertaken in the role and the procedures underpinning. Ensure that the work area is kept clean and tidy in accordance with company. initiatives such as LEAN and in accordance with Health and Safety requirements. Any other duties commensurate with your skills, knowledge and experience. A flexible approach to overtime and working patterns including night, day and weekend shifts is a requirement. Skills and Experience: Candidate will preferably have extensive experience installing and repairing electrical motors and generators. Ability to reverse engineer and take accurate measurements. Ability to operate large industrial equipment such as cranes. Experience of motors and generator refurbishment / repair 2 – 12 MW at Birmingham and 30+ MW on site Site working experience preferred but not essential High voltage testing would be an advantage Qualifications Required: Formal apprenticeship in electrical/mechanical engineering is preferred If you are interested in applying for this role or would like more information please contact Kieron Austin on 01384 446179 (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. 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 Recruitment are those of an Employment Agency.

Permanent / West Midlands
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