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Industry 4.0: Removing the White Noise

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Mark Bignell Operations Manager posted 7 months ago

The Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR), Industry 4.0, the smart factory and smart manufacturing – terms we hear on a regular basis that are interchangeably used to describe the advent of disruptive technologies. But what does it actually mean to your business? Is it even relevant to your business?

Whenever I speak to business leaders, they have most certainly heard of this revolution, however, the raft of articles that describe the endless possibilities and warnings can soon become white noise and hype. It sounds too good to be true.
 

Diverse and Complex

And here is why. When viewed holistically, there are many facets to Industry 4.0; the topic is vast and incorporates a wide mix of technologies. Because of this, its meaning can drastically differ from business to business and person to person, indeed, even within the same organisation.

Our exposure to The Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR) as a consumer can also distort our understanding. There is an abundance of smart products and services that have filtered into the marketplace and into our daily lives; smart phones, apps, Fitbits, smart meters, smart motorways and Uber. B2C and B2B can seem like completely different worlds and leading some to believe it is more relevant to B2C businesses.

 
Where to Start?

Every business leader wants to make better products, improve productivity and gain a competitive advantage. But which disruptive technologies are relevant or beneficial to my business? How can I go about making the hypothetical a reality? What capital, time and resources are realistically required and when will I see a return?

  • It's Good to Talk

The first port of call would be to openly discuss it – speak to your customers and supply chain, trade associations, peers at events. Understand how it is affecting them – the likelihood is that you have already had some kind of contact with Industry 4.0 and may not realise it. 

  • Minor Tweaks

Many manufacturers have continuously improved their processes over time; adopting advanced technology as well as utilising tried and tested methods of manufacture, often combined with lean and 6 sigma techniques. Industry 4.0 is the next improvement process and many businesses may have already begun to install sensors or have the software that, with a few minor adaptations, can analyse data in a slightly different way and be able to make more informed decisions.

  • Trade Associations

Trade associations such as Make UK, BFFF, SMMT, ADS, MIA, Rail Alliance are all aware of Industry 4.0 and each have their own bank of initiatives, data and expertise. They are there to represent you and your industry so get in touch with your account manager and find out what resources they have, which could range from improving supply chain collaboration, through to training or the mechanism to applying for funding.

  • Future of British Manufacturing Initiative

The Future of British Manufacturing Initiative (FoBMI) is a fantastic tool, free and available to all. All too often we attend events or read articles that ‘worship the problem’ rather than actually help! I would encourage any business to take the online readiness assessment tool which takes 15-20 minutes to complete. Even better, call me or one of our 4IR experts to go through the assessment with you.

FoBMI is a great starting point for any businesses wanting to hone in on the areas of industry 4.0 that are relevant to their own business. The end result is a personalised report that plots how your business is doing in five key areas of competitive advantage. Listen to episode 1 of our podcast or visit our dedicated webpage to find out more.

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Permanent / Milton Keynes

Key Account Manager

Key Account Manager Midlands Territory Excellent salary package Our client is a global leader and innovative new product developer within the Electrical & Electronic Manufacturing technology sector. They are sourcing a proactive and established key account manager to support the Midlands territory for both new and existing business. Reporting directly to the UK Sales Director you will be able to demonstrate considerable knowledge within Mechanical handling, electronics, batteries, automotive and /or service engineering sectors. You will work closely with field engineers and support desks to deliver first class account management and self generate leads within your territory to maximise sales opportunities. Candidates will ideally come from a similar industry background and be able to offer solution and service related pricing to all clients, you will have excellent communication skills at all levels and experienced in selling to CEO, Sales Director level for both SME and global organisations. Job purpose: Reporting to the UK Sales Manager, the Area Sales Manager builds key customer relationships, identifies business opportunities, negotiates and maintains an extensive knowledge of current market trends to improve the Company’s market share. Key responsibilities and accountabilities: New Business Development - Identify potential customers and the decision makers within the organisation. Research and build relationships with new customers. Work with sales team to develop proposals that meet the requirements of the customer needs to reach a mutually agreeable product and service. Handle objections by clarifying agreements, resolving service issues and working through differences to a positive conclusion. Business Retention - Present new products and services and enhance existing relationships. Work with technical staff and other internal colleagues to meet customer needs. Planning - Attend trade shows and conferences, and provide feedback and information on market trends. Present to and consult with mid and senior level management on business trends with a view to developing new services and products. Identify opportunities for sales campaigns, services that will lead to an increase in sales. Using knowledge of the market and competitors, identify and develop the Company’s unique selling point. Management - Submit weekly progress reports on account activity and ensure data is accurate. Personnel Requirements: Professional business manager with proven record of developing and implementing business plans and goals, proactively working with a wide range of people. Effective development, training, and proposal skills An effective Communicator - oral and written Excellent negotiation and sales skills Superior interpersonal skills High-quality networking skills Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite This is an excellent opportunity for anyone with a strong sales background ideally in electronic, battery or mechanical handling sectors. In return for your experience, this global company will offer you: - Excellent salary package with OTE - Company Car, lap top, mobile phone - Company Pension Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon. If you have knowledge of mechanical handling, service engineering within a sales focused role and you want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the role, please contact Julie Thomas at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384 446168. 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

Lead Control Systems Engineer

Due to growth and a strong project order book a leading provider of engineering & control systems solutions are looking to recruit a Lead Control Systems Engineer. You must have a good understanding of PLC and SCADA applications engineering and proven leadership skills. Commutable from: Hounslow, Uxbridge, Slough, Weybridge, Twickenham, Brentford, Kingston upon Thames Salary: £ 55,000 - £ 65,000 p.a. + excellent benefits package Suitable for: Lead Control Systems Engineer, Principal Control Systems Engineer, Lead Automation Engineer, Technical Manager The Role You will lead and manage a team of Controls Engineers involved in the design, development, testing and commissioning of control and communication systems across multiple projects The Person Lead engineer, experienced in technical management of controls engineers 10 years experience in PLC and SCADA applications engineering Knowledge and experience of Rockwell and/or Siemens industrial automation products Ability to troubleshoot and problem solve across multiple projects, and coach and develop the skills of your team Ability to design and plan solutions and architectures for complex automation projects, and support bid production Programming, networking and communications technology skills Experience in safety and security applications an advantage 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 / Hounslow

Control Systems Engineer

Due to growth plans and a healthy project order book an expanding technology company based in Sheffield are looking to recruit an additional Control Systems Engineer. The company works predominantly in the Oil & Gas, Metals, Food & Bev, Materials Handling and General Process Industries, carrying out IT, Automation & Control System and Safety System design and implementation. They are an expanding company with a policy of promoting from within, the next step up for a candidate successful in this position would be as a Senior Engineer (i.e. increasing financial responsibility and management of more junior staff). Commutable from: Sheffield, Chesterfield, Rotherham, Doncaster, Barnsley, Mansfield. Salary: £ 30,000 - £ 40,000 p.a. + benefits Suitable for: Control Systems Engineer, Controls Engineer, Automation Engineer, PLC/SCADA Engineer The Role As a Control Systems Engineer, your responsibilities include: Design, implement and commissioning of control systems specification writing Panel design, PLC and DCS programming, SCADA configuration, supervision of subcontractors, client meetings / technical liaison, commissioning of systems and site support. The ability to self-motivate and learn are essential, as you will be working on projects with differing technical requirements. You will be based in the office however there will be site work and attending meetings as required. The Person Degree or equivalent in electrical, control engineering or related discipline. Minimum of 3 years’ experience of electrical / PLC & SCADA systems design and commissioning across the UK and possibly internationally, ideally in a systems integration organisation. Systems experience: Electrical, PLC (Rockwell) / SCADA) (essential), high level software experience / database design / Instrumentation (beneficial) 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

Proposals Engineer

THE ROLE: We are looking for an experienced Applications / Proposals Engineer to join my client based 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 role overview includes: Manage and record all incoming enquiries and ensure that all quotations are prepared in a professional and timely manner to meet customer's requirements Become the link between the customers and our Engineering Team Ensure all enquiries are vetted before being formally quoted Coordinate technical and pricing information with other departments to facilitate preparation of the proposal documents and cost estimate Ensure all proposals are reviewed for technical and commercial content prior to being issued Track and record the progress of proposals after they have been issued, responding to and technical and commercial clarification requirements Review all orders received to ensure they agree with the quotations and are handed over to the Operations team in a timely manner. MAIN TASKS AND RESPONSIBILITIES Work closely with the Sales, Engineering and Operations functions to secure existing and new business Ensure that incoming enquiries are responded to promptly and in line with the business requirements for technical compliance, commercial contribution, competitive pricing and commercial terms and conditions Maintain and support client and supplier relationships through personal contact and level of service to ensure customer satisfaction is achieved Visit customer sites when required, to survey the plant, process and requirements. It is not currently envisaged that this will require overseas travel, nor extended duration stays away from home Where necessary liaise with suppliers to ensure manufacturing, quality, delivery and price are in line with the requirements of the enquiry deadlines Control and co-ordinate the preparation of Proposal Documents in accordance with the proposal strategy, using Company standard tools and format for presentation Co-ordinate the inputs from engineering by discussion and documentation to ensure the technical content reflects the requirements of the Customer Enquiry Coordinate the inputs from engineering in the calculation of resourcing and supply costs Report and discuss on a regular basis with the Sales Director the progress, problems and proposed resolutions with a view to facilitating a successful proposal. REQUIRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE Strong engineering background with a technical knowledge of Control, Automation and Safety Systems applications, equipment and terminology Commercial awareness and the ability to build and support cost estimates Ability to interpret customers' requirements from engineering drawings and design specification documents 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

Controls and 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

Control Systems Engineer

Due to continued growth this unique systems integrator of automation, electrical and control solutions are looking to recruit an experienced Control Systems Engineer for their office in Kent Salary: Circa £31,000 - £44,000 per annum plus benefits including flexible working hours, good working environment, 25 days holiday plus bank holidays, profit share scheme, company shares scheme, workplace pension, cycle to work scheme, training allowances Suitable for: Control Systems Engineer, Controls Engineer, PLC/SCADA Engineer, Software Engineer, Project Engineer About The Role An incredible career opportunity has become available for a Software Control Systems Engineer to join our Projects team in Kent. Reporting to the Project team leader the role is to contribute to delivering automation projects to the company’s key accounts. The role will include the development of PLC, HMI and SCADA software on high value projects in a fast paced and evolving industry sector. The role also includes a significant amount of customer facing duties and some site work. Our expectations would be for you to be a proactive team player that strives to deliver high quality work and the highest level of customer service. Main Responsibilities Commit to the whole life cycle of delivering projects from start to finish Ability to foster great relationships with customers, suppliers and colleagues Produce design and test documentation Develop PLC, HMI and SCADA software Perform testing with customers Carry out on-site commissioning Compile training manuals and run customer training sessions Required Skills and Experience Ability to work unsupervised. Intermediate level of experience with Rockwell, Siemens, Schneider, Wonderware (InTouch and/or System Platform) based SCADA platforms and HMIs with an appetite to learn new technologies. Intermediate level of experience with Rockwell, Siemens, Schneider and Mitsubishi PLC platforms, with an appetite to learn new technologies. Would be great but not essential to have good understanding of setting up, commissioning, and fault finding of industrial networks (DeviceNet, Profibus, ProfiNet, Ethernet) 5+ years experience of writing software and working with customers delivery projects. Experience of working in an engineering environment Highly motivated, organised and flexible Positive, personable and happy team player Think outside the box and push the boundaries Good working knowledge of Microsoft Office incl. Word, Excel & Outlook. Must be eligible to work in the UK The Role Includes the Following Benefits Flexible working hours based on 37.5 hours per week. Good location and working environment 25 days holiday Profit share scheme VINCI Company shares scheme Workplace Pension Cycle to work scheme £500 Training allowance per year for work related development Salary £31,000– £44,000 depending on experience Please apply as soon as possible to be considered for this exciting Business Development Manager role. 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 / Maidstone

Senior Control Systems Engineer

Due to continued growth this unique systems integrator of automation, electrical and control solutions are looking to recruit an experienced Control Systems Engineer for their office in Kent Salary: Circa £44,000 - £57,000 per annum plus benefits including flexible working hours, good working environment, 25 days holiday plus bank holidays, profit share scheme, company shares scheme, workplace pension, cycle to work scheme, training allowances Suitable for: Control Systems Engineer, Controls Engineer, PLC/SCADA Engineer, Software Engineer, Project Engineer About The Role An incredible career opportunity has become available for a Senior Control Systems Engineer to join our Projects team in Kent. Reporting to the Project team leader the role is to contribute to delivering automation projects to the company’s key accounts. The role will include the development of PLC, HMI and SCADA software on high value projects in a fast paced and evolving industry sector. The role also includes a significant amount of customer facing duties and some site work. Our expectations would be for you to be a proactive team player that strives to deliver high quality work and the highest level of customer service. Main Responsibilities Commit to the whole life cycle of delivering projects from start to finish Ability to foster great relationships with customers, suppliers and colleagues Produce design and test documentation Develop PLC, HMI and SCADA software Perform testing with customers Carry out on-site commissioning Compile training manuals and run customer training sessions Required Skills and Experience Ability to work unsupervised. Intermediate level of experience with Rockwell, Siemens, Schneider, Wonderware (InTouch and/or System Platform) based SCADA platforms and HMIs with an appetite to learn new technologies. Intermediate level of experience with Rockwell, Siemens, Schneider and Mitsubishi PLC platforms, with an appetite to learn new technologies. Would be great but not essential to have good understanding of setting up, commissioning, and fault finding of industrial networks (DeviceNet, Profibus, ProfiNet, Ethernet) 5+ years experience of writing software and working with customers delivery projects. Experience of working in an engineering environment Highly motivated, organised and flexible Positive, personable and happy team player Think outside the box and push the boundaries Good working knowledge of Microsoft Office incl. Word, Excel & Outlook. Must be eligible to work in the UK The Role Includes the Following Benefits Flexible working hours based on 37.5 hours per week. Good location and working environment 25 days holiday Profit share scheme VINCI Company shares scheme Workplace Pension Cycle to work scheme £500 Training allowance per year for work related development Salary £44,000– £57,000 depending on experience 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 / Maidstone

Electrical Engineer

Automotive Electrical Engineers - 53002 Basildon Automotive Automotive Electrical Engineers are required with troubleshooting experience within mechanical, electromechanical and software systems. This company based in Basildon requires Electrical Engineers with experience of CAN communication data and ECU diagnostics for a new contract role. As an Electrical Engineer you will be required to carry out the following tasks: Be a resource for feature owners and support with the framework, processes and tools for successful program delivery Represent feature owners and be a single point of contact between program teams, core engineers and all functional areas to create balanced solutions to competing requirements. Ensure Stakeholder Buy-in On The Programs Master Feature List Roll-up Of Feature Owner Deliverables Checklist For Program Milestone Reviews (Feature Health Assessment Checklist) Manage Software Feature Content Delivery Across All Features FDJ Through OKTB Support feature test plan creation, execution and JIRA issue management at FDJ Breadboard and HIL Drive cross-functional and cross-feature issue resolution and define escalation plan Help feature and software owners get changes identified, studied by all the right stakeholders and implemented with quality and within program cost/timing needs. Develop and execute a feature change management process specific to a vehicle program Develop and manage a program specific feature signoff plan for and Milestones Represent Feature PMT during VE and management evaluation drives to troubleshoot feature issues and identify resolution paths Lead Feature PMT AIMs deck and drive cross-function issue resolution Contribute to the development and integration of new cross-functional features at the systems engineering level Assist in the allocation of features and functions across electronic modules and subsystems to meet cost, quality and feature performance targets. The Electrical Engineers should have the following skills or experience: Develop high-level network, wiring, and power distribution topologies/schematics/block diagrams. Contribute to the development of feature specifications, feature Failure Mode Avoidance documentation, feature verification plan, etc. Support / Drive cross-functional and cross-feature issue resolution and define escalation plan Root cause, analyse issues related to Software, Electrical HW and Mechanical HW Analyse vehicle CAN communication data and ECU diagnostics Lead VOCF feature evaluation, troubleshooting and issue resolution through the launch phase Electrical / Software / Systems Engineering Engineers / Connectivity and Designer BSME or BSEE experience with automotive systems engineering Demonstrated experience with project management Troubleshooting experience with mechanical, electromechanical and software systems Good team work skills and practices Ability to manage/resolve urgent launch concerns Demonstrated ability to apply engineering disciplines for failure mode avoidance Experience with CAN communication data and ECU diagnostics Demonstrated ability to write presentations and communicate well with various groups Strong leadership skills, passion for quality, passion to improve customer satisfaction This is an excellent opportunity for anyone with knowledge of design and release functions to develop your career. If you have any questions about the Electrical 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 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 / Basildon

Governance and Business Coordinator - 36454

Ref: 36454 Title: Governance and Business Coordinator Division: Special Vehicle Operations Contract Position based at: Gaydon A Governance and Business Coordinator is required to join a leading automotive OEM based in Coventry. This is a contract position paying up to £24.10 per hour dependent upon experience. Position Description: Support the VP Director in any ad hoc requests in a timely manner to a high standard, including but not limited to information finding, report creation, presentation creation etc Collate input for business reviews such as scorecard reviews and analyse the data to provide the 'so what' story Deliver cross functional process improvement activities relating to VP owned governance Development and running the VP Scorecard process & management reviews Work with finance business partners and the first line to manage their budgets Manage forward agendas and actions to ensure the VP Director has all required materials in good time Manage VP KPI, lead and deliver the Internal & External Audit preparation for VP Skills Required: Project Management Skills Highly competent with MS packages including PowerPoint, Excel and Word Strong analytical and problem solving skills, able to work with a range of stakeholders at varying levels of the organisation. Experience Required: Ability to create effective networks across functions Must be able to work proactively with limited supervision Ability to communicate at Director level and across different functions Ability to rapidly build relationships and influence Ability to quickly understand and discuss a broad range of topics Organised and able to prioritise a diverse workload Ability to recognise issues and opportunities for improvement, define actions and allocate appropriate owners Ability to establish and operate structured processes with the flexibility needed to accommodate senior level agendas and schedules and last minute priorities Commitment and ability to engage in getting things done in the preparation and follow-up to senior decision meetings Education Required: Relevant degree or equivalent experience Finance / budgeting experience / commercial awareness Additional Information: Primarily at Fen End but may require travel and work to other sites If you are interested in this position, please APPLY NOW. For more information, contact Lois Weston at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384446119. 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 / St John's Fen End

Test Bed Operator

Test Bed Operator £Competitive Coventry Automotive A Test Bed Operator is required with knowledge of motor vehicle technology with an up-to-date knowledge of vehicle development, especially new engine types and electronics. Due to growth this company, a leading Powertrain Engineering consultancy based in Coventry, requires a Test Bed Operator for a new permanent role. As a Test Bed Operator you will be required to: Installation of Unit Under Test (UUT) on advanced test beds of varying types Regular servicing and repairs of components and powertrains Operating facility and test equipment in line with work instructions First line fault identification on the UUT and test cell Ensuring the facility is clean and tidy at all times Assist mechanical technicians on a day-to-day basis to ensure efficient operations To ensure processes are worked to and maintained ensuring high quality and customer value Ensure customer engine test programs are completed with high levels of efficiency To identify inefficiencies in current process and deliver improvements You may be required to do other work within your capability which the company may require from time to time The Test Bed Operator should have the following skills or experience: An apprenticeship or NVQ Level 3 vocational qualification in Mechanical or Motor Vehicle Engineering and relevant technical experience Functional Skills Level 2 or equivalent in English, Maths and Science Experience of operating a modern automated test cell Knowledge of motor vehicle technology with an up-to-date knowledge of vehicle development, especially new engine types and electronics Excellent practical skills with a good manual dexterity Strong knowledge and experience of working on prototype powertrains Knowledge and experience of using test cell instrumentation and external measurement devices Knowledge of powertrain test control systems and ancillary equipment such as combustion and emissions measurement Computer literate, including Microsoft Office competency preferably with a European Computer Driving License Willing and able to travel Master mechanics are also highly welcome Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon. If you have any questions about the Test Bed Operator role or would like to apply, please contact Tina Field at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01268 889259. 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 / Coventry

Controls Engineer

Due to significant expansion a leading automation solutions provider are looking to recruit a number of Controls Engineers. You must have significant experience in the design of control systems for factory or machine automation projects Commutable from: Coventry, Northampton, Welliungborough, Oxford, Milton Keynes, Aylesbury, Solihull, Daventry, Bicester, Rugby, Towcester Salary: Competitive Salary plus Company Car, Overtime, Pension Scheme, Private Healthcare, 25 Days Holiday plus Bank Holidays and Training & Development Suitable for: Controls Engineer, Control Systems Engineer, Software & Commisisoning Engineer, PLC Software Engineer, Electrical Design Engineer, Automation Engineer The Role To provide complete controls design including electrical design, software design and commissioning within cost and time scale constraints for a material-handling project, whilst ensuring the solution meets the requirements of the project. Responsibilities will include: To interpret design input information to produce control system designs Production of completed PLC software for control of a material handling sub system, including safety compliant code for safety portion To produce required health and safety documentation including, but not limited to method statements and risk assessments To commission controls systems on site and to provide support to system integration commissioning activities To provide control system training for the end user The Person Educated to a minimum of HNC/HND in Electrical Engineering or related relevant discipline Prior experience working in a similar role, including controls design and commissioning within an automation based industry, ideally within the automated warehouse industry Previous use of CAD tools, (AutoCAD, EPLAN) Good understanding of PLCs (Siemens or Allen Bradley) Good understanding of fieldbus systems and I/O equipment, e.g. Profibus, Profinet, ASi, TCP/IP Good understanding of other controls automation related equipment, e.g. Bar code scanners, HMIs, Variable frequency drives Working knowledge of relevant standards governing the controls automation industry To be conversant with AutoCAD, E-plan, Word, Excel, Project, Outlook. 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 / Banbury

Control Systems Engineer

Due to continued growth this specialist provider of process control systems to the food & beverage industry is looking to recruit a number of Automation Engineers to deliver full life cycle turnkey projects for a blue chip client base Salary: Circa £30,000 - £40,000 per annum plus benefits including profit related pay and a discretionary bonus once a year, a summer BBQ for employees and their families and a Christmas party for employees and their partners, both of which are totally paid for by the Company. They also have the usual 25 day’s holiday, pension scheme and private medical scheme. Suitable for: Automation Engineer, Control Systems Engineer, Controls Engineer, PLC/SCADA Engineer, Software Engineer, Commissioning Engineer Key Responsibilities: Leading turnkey projects, including time, cost and quality responsibilities Leading other multi disciplined engineers on your projects Customer interface regarding all project matters, including commercial aspects Production of necessary documentation (FDS, Manuals etc.) Design and coding of some PLC/SCADA control system software (Rockwell, Siemens TIA, Intouch are preferred) Testing and Acceptance testing with Customers x Involvement with commissioning of systems on site Modifications to hardware and panels on site (24VDC, 230VAC, 415VAC) Training of Customer personnel Provision of Customer support services, including 24/7 out of hours support Background and experience: Fluent in English language Technical/Vocational diploma or degree in electrical or automation engineering Proven skills & capabilities in performing above tasks Proven project leader, flexible, self motivated, works well as part of a team Excellent communication skills (written and verbal) Ready to travel in the UK and worldwide, flexible schedule, approx. 30-40% per year Minimum 3-5 years of project experience with examples of leadership achievements This role offers International, successful company with sustainable prospects for the future Professional, dynamic work environment with an open communication culture Exciting development and training opportunities Competitive salary package with comprehensive benefits Please apply as soon as possible to be considered for this exciting Automation Engineer role. 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

MP&L Manager

MP&L Manager Birmingham Global Manufacturing/Engineering Seeking a talented and experienced MP&L Manager to work with a leading innovative and advanced design and manufacturing business. This organization is ambitious and continuing to develop its growth strategy further. As part of the Senior Management team, the MP&L Manager will have full responsibility for managing the end to end supply chain of this business. We are looking to recruit a MP&L Manager who has proven experience of managing all aspects including; production planning, capacity, material control, inventory management, developing supply chain strategies and CI within a high volume manufacturing business. The Role: As MP&L Manager, you will report directly to the Operations Manager and responsibilities will include: Lead capacity planning activities ensuring delivery against operational requirements and which optimise manufacturing efficiency and costs Refine systems and methods to continually improve plans to better anticipate customer needs Assess existing capacity and develop operational plans and forecasts based on future plans for demand. Manage deviations from the plan that have financial impact. Monitor key manufacturing processes for capacity and demand, identify capacity constraints and provide analysis. Analyse specifications and capacity and undertake appropriate calculations to estimate job requirements in terms of labour, tools, materials and resources. Review data, trends and diagnose problems and concerns. Identify and drive improvement initiatives that optimise capacity and ensure best return on investment without adding risk or disruption Utilise knowledge and research methods to benchmark capacity planning activities and to drive best practice results Manage, coach and develop a high performing team that meets agreed objectives, delivers best practice results and works to make continuous improvements. The Person: A proven track record of success/achievement within a similar material and production planning role, demonstrating experience gained within a volume manufacturing environment. Good understanding of supply chain processes. Experienced manager used to managing a multi-skilled team. Excellent MRP/ERP systems experience Fully proficient with Microsoft Office, specifically Excel. Results orientated and organised with the ability to plan and deliver. Strong analytical, planning and problem solving skills. Excellent attention to detail. With plans to continue to grow and expand this successful business, this is a fantastic opportunity for a talented MP&L Manager, looking for a new and challeging role that will offer career development. In return for your materials, planning and logistics experience you will be offered a highly competitive salary and benefits package. Please apply directly to lisa.osborne@jonlee.co.uk or for further details contact Lisa directly on 01384 446162. 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

Powertrain Project Engineer - 36355

An experienced Powertrain Project Engineer Engineer is required to work within the Powertrain department of an automotive OEM based in Gaydon. Position Description: Commodity Engineer to manage the design due to requirements and supplier capabilities. Prepare technical documentation (PDS, ES, SCSS, DV plan, DIR, ESoW). Skills Required: 3 KEY SKILLS REQUIRED Interpersonal and communication skills Proactivity & creativity Effective technical and problem-solving skills Experience Required: Proven years` experience with mechanical design & release Automotive quality process & CAE results interpretation. Good knowledge on polymeric materials design and mechanical behaviour. To apply for this role please contact Rachel Meacham. 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 / Gaydon

Plant Operations Technician/Boiler Operator

Plant Operations Technician/Boiler Operator Nottingham Permanent £25,295 An experienced Plant Operations Technician/Boiler Operator who has worked on boiler operations is required on a permanent basis for a local authority that specialises in heating schemes in Nottingham. Key responsibilities will include: Support the Plant Operations Engineer Operating start and stop functions of gas fired boilers and adjustment of firing rates Support with the active response to incidents and emergencies as required Assist with the re-configuration of high-pressure steam pipework Support in the compilation of water treatment analysis Assist in undertaking routine inspections on auxiliary equipment Take responsibility for delivery of chemicals for water treatment To be involved with routinely cleaning and painting of plant and machinery and all internal areas of the main building Complete shift and event logs and data collection You will ideally also have the following skills and experience: Previous experience within a similar role is essential Ideal applicants will be reliable and punctual Applicants must be willing to work a 24 hour rotating shift pattern 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 / Nottingham

Design & Release Engineer - 36355

An experienced Design & Release / Commodity Engineer is required to work within the Powertrain department of an automotive OEM based in Gaydon. Position Description: Commodity Engineer to manage the design due to requirements and supplier capabilities. Prepare technical documentation (PDS, ES, SCSS, DV plan, DIR, ESoW). Skills Required: 3 KEY SKILLS REQUIRED Interpersonal and communication skills Proactivity & creativity Effective technical and problem-solving skills Experience Required: Proven years` experience with mechanical design & release Automotive quality process & CAE results interpretation. Good knowledge on polymeric materials design and mechanical behaviour. To apply for this role please contact Rachel Meacham. 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 / Gaydon

Road Load Data Test Engineer - 36453

An experienced Road Load Data Test Engineer is required to join an automotive OEM based in Gaydon. Position Description: To be an integral part of a Road Load Data measurement team Providing a service for the collection of in-vehicle data including; load, displacement, acceleration, CAN, Flexray, Ethernet Preparation, calibration and installation of measurement instrumentation, together with integration these technologies with active vehicle systems Programming of measurement instrumentation Collecting data from proving grounds in the U.K. and overseas Analysis and verification of the measured data Development & specification of conventional strain gauged transducers Own vehicle preparation, fault diagnosis Able to work under pressure to solution technical problems, vehicle faults and challenges of project timing to meet product development milestones Skills Required: Instrumentation, measurement & analysis Experience fault finding and following test protocol Able to instruct fitters Experience Required: Proven experience in Instrumentation, Measurement, Experimental Stress Analysis, Repair, Calibration and Test. Experience Preferred: Testing, Vehicle Testing Experience with international data collection activity Full or Competition driving licence Education Required: Degree qualified; Electrical, Electronics, Mechatronics, Mechanical Engineering or a Degree in associated discipline Additional Information: Automotive experience is desirable but not essential - measurement & analysis of real-time data is of equal importance. To apply for this role please contact Rachel Meacham. 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 / Gaydon

Data Analytics Consultant - Asset Management

Data Analytics Consultant - Asset Management Coventry Permanent Salary negotiable We are seeking a Data Analytics Consultant (Asset Management) for one the UK's leading software consultancies supporting asset intensive industries. This post will be based in Coventry and you will be providing commercial and technical leadership in delivery of analytical projects to clients, establishing and maintaining the relationships to ensure customer satisfaction. Our clients analytics & consultancy team collects, processes and interprets customer corporate data to produce long term strategic investment plans for companies to improve management of their assets. This is achieved using their bespoke analytics software. As a Data Analytics Consultant you will manage, coordinate, and deliver data analysis and asset investment planning projects to clients which will enable them to define their future investment strategies. Building relationships is critical to this role as you'll be engaging with client personnel across a range of functions including technical and non-technical staff, asset managers and decision makers. You will be responsible for managing the delivery of analytical projects to clients ensuring assigned projects are delivered on time, within budget and in accordance with the project scope. Key responsibilities will include: Deliver analytical projects to clients Ensure assigned projects are delivered on time, within budget, to a high quality and within the project scope Develop strong relationships with clients Facilitate and run client workshops as required to gather insight Manage outputs and quality throughout delivery of a project ensuring all work packages align to the project scope Collecting, assessing and transforming client data Derive predictive models using appropriate statistical techniques Design and populate models within software Configure the software and any third party solutions required to generate optimised investment plans Produce client reports, technical notes and model documentation Delivery of technical sales support including software demonstrations You will ideally also have the following skills and experience: Educated to degree level within Data Science, Mathematics, Physics, Engineering, or other financial field Experience in an analytical or consultancy environment Confident presenting to technical and non-technical audiences Skills within data collection, interpretation and predictive analytics Extensive use of MS Excel, R, Python, Matlab, SAS, SPSS or similar or other statistical packages Excellent communication skills both verbal and written 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 / Coventry

Assistant Production Control & Logistics Manager

Assistant Production Control & Logistics Manager Salary Range: Competitive Location: Heckmondwike A talented Assistant Production Control & Logistics Manager is required for an Automotive company based in Heckmondwike, you will be responsible for the day to day operation of their ‘end to end’ Supply Chain activities and have experience from within an automotive or fast paced manufacturing environment including the use of SAP business systems. Candidates with leadership qualities, ‘end to end’ Supply Chain experience and significant understanding in the operation of SAP would be well received. This Automotive company, based in Heckmondwike requires a motivated, dynamic, talented, detailed and driven Assistant Production Control & Logistics professional. As the Assistant Production Control & Logistics Manager you will be required to: Day-to-day order management, management of deliveries, production plans review. Collaborate with internal and external stakeholders to forecast, plan and facilitate on-time materials to the production line as and when required, avoiding disruption to production. Resolve supplier concerns and evaluate supplier performance in conjunction with members of the purchasing team. Maintain SDS system and ensure suppliers respond in timely manner. Creation of daily sequencing plans and shop orders management. Prepare the monthly SOP (Sales & Operations Planning), to obtain a levelling of volumes and to optimise the resources (men, machines, materials and the capacity readiness of suppliers). Implement and drive the weekly MPS (Master Production Scheduling) to ensure a levelled production plan and protect production lines from customer’s demand variations. Responsible for maintaining correct parameters in the system for all parts. Leading and managing the team in the absence of the PC&L Manager and supporting the PC&L Manager in all aspects of team management. The Assistant Production Control & Logistics Manager will have the following skills or experience: Previous experience of material and production planning in the automotive or manufacturing environment. Good understanding of supply chain processes and their interdependencies. Understanding of supplier relationships and some experience of working with suppliers. Strong IT systems knowledge and skills including advanced Excel skills. Knowledge and experience of using and implementing SAP MRP (Material Requirements Planning) systems. Knowledge of lean techniques may be advantageous. Proven experience in planning and material control in SAP. Supervisory experience of managing multi-skilled team. Significant exposure to a “change environment” and conversant with managing and supporting people through change Implementation of SAP into a business – preferably as a lead, or major support to lead implementer. Ability to contribute to wider business issues and improvements, creating immediate and positive impact. This is an excellent opportunity for anyone with leadership skills in Production Control and Logistics and experience within a fast-paced manufacturing environment. In return this Heckmondwike based Automotive company will offer you: Competitive salary and benefits. Are you looking to fully utilise your SAP, and end to end supply experience within a leading Automotive Tier 1, then please apply today. If you have any questions about the Assistant Production Control and Logistics Manager role, please contact Lisa Osborne at lisa.osborne@jonlee.co.uk on 01384 446162. 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 / Heckmondwike

Quality Manager

Job title: Quality Manager Salary Range: £45,000 Location: Smethwick A Quality Manager is required with a strong knowledge of problem solving. Candidates must have leadership experience and exposure to a pressings environment. Due to growth this manufacturing company based in Smethwick requires a proactive Quality Manager with supplier quality experience for a new permanent role. As a Quality Manager you will be required to: Primary contact for all customer concerns. Evaluate and analyse issues relating to customer complaints. Initiate and/or recommend corrective action. Day to day control of the department assuring quality levels are maintained and monitored. Support product development teams in aspects of quality planning, product/design verification, process qualification, problem solving, quality techniques and tools. Introduce quality control systems and accreditation to support Company’s’ process. Conduct 5S audits. Conduct system audits of the Business Operating System (BOS). Champion Practical Problem Solving (PPS) activities. Review internal scrap and put in place corrective action plans. Chair weekly quality meetings and communicate to Senior Management areas of concern. Review all quality related debit notes in a timely fashion. Monitor and develop the supply base. Facilitates the generation and implementation of improvement ideas; liaises with Senior Management when improvement ideas cannot be implemented by the production areas. Work closely with team members at all levels to establish and maintain quality related metrics to satisfy company statistical requirements and aid driving continuous improvement activities. Encourage and follow up on improvement ideas of the Quality Department / Production Areas. The Quality Manager should have the following skills or experience: Previous experience of fine blanking or presswork. Detailed knowledge of quality management systems and standards, auditing and application of engineering principles. Excellent practical application of Quality tools, such as 6 Sigma, Capability Analysis, PPAP, FMEA and more. Experience of internal / external TS or IATF16949 auditing and ISO14001 Experience & knowledge of MRP systems Strong leadership skills Proven track record in problem solving and issue resolution. Excellent communication skills at all levels. IT literate, competent in Microsoft Office Customer interface 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 Quality Manager 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 / Birmingham

Program Manager - ERP Deployment

Job title: Program Manager - ERP Deployment Salary Range: Up to £630 per day LTD Location: Irlam, Manchester Industry: Off Highway A Program Manager opportunity has become available for one of the world’s leading manufacturers of off-highway machinery and diesel and natural gas engines. The Aftermarket business is a dynamic, growing business and as a result there is an exciting opportunity to support part of the Sales and Marketing group as a Program Manager, contributing to the Division's business and long-term leadership position. This role will report into the Strategy & Planning Manager and will be accountable for ensuring the successful execution of this Aftermarket business transformation program. The most significant delivery will be the SAP system deployment, which is vital to Aftermarket growth commitments. This role will be responsible for leading the cross-functional program team, working closely with our ERP deployment partner organisation. The successful candidate will also own and manage the Master Control Plan for the Aftermarket business transformation project. On-time delivery of program commitments is key, and this role will be responsible for implementing program metrics and managing associated progress reporting. Leadership of the Governance process will also be a key component of the role. Candidates will have gained the following skills and experience through previous roles: Experience of managing significant ERP deployment programs across the breadth of organisations including planning, budgeting and managing business readiness activities. Experience of SAP implementation with in-depth knowledge of areas which need focus to ensure successful right first-time implementation, such as user acceptance testing. Expert in use of project planning tools, with the ability to plan complex, multi-discipline activities. Change management capability to define and provide the communication and training framework for the program and manage the change plan to maximise ROI. SAP S4/HANA implementation. Knowledge of Agile methodology. 6 Sigma Black Belt qualified. Please contact James Tilley for more details. 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 / Irlam

Electronic Design Engineer

Electronic Design Engineer Location: Lichfield Industry/Sector: Automation A new Electronics Design Engineer is required to join an established and growing company. The new candidate will be joining a strong, highly motivated and successful team, who will play a critical role in the progression of the business. As part of the R&D Team, dedicated to pushing their business forward, you will support in the provision of design, technical support and commissioning of electronic control systems utilising our brand new R&D rapid prototyping and testing facilities. We are looking for an extremely motivated candidate, a highly enthusiastic individual who is passionate about their work and can develop and grow within the role. The role of Electronics Design Engineer will include the following: Conceptual design, development, prototyping and testing of new electronic control products and associated firmware. Translation of customer specification into designs for electronic and control products. Continuous improvement of existing products. Provision of technical support for both internal and external customers on both new and existing products. Liaison with suppliers on technical aspects of integration of new products into product range. Compile technical information for technical updates, CE files and product installation and operating manuals. The suitable candidate for Electronic Design Engineer will need to possess the following competences: Experience coding in embedded C for microcontrollers. Good understanding of electronics (including design for EMC and volume production / test). Experience working in an Embedded Design role. Defining & specifying product requirements. Experience of Visual Studio and C# would be advantageous. Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon. If you have knowledge of Embedded C and firmware and you want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the Electronics Design Engineer role, please contact Ed Smith at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384 446133 or email ed.smith@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 / Lichfield

IOT Software Engineer

IOT Software Engineer Permanent Salary up to £50,000 Chesterfield Automation Three Software Engineers are required to join a growing company at the leading edge of Industrial IoT applications. The company specialise in delivering IoT and Industry 4.0 solutions to their connected-product OEM and manufacturing customers. The roles are varied and will include different levels of seniority. Responsibilities of the IOT Software Engineer will include the following (depending on level): Design, develop and support solutions created using PTC’s ThingWorx industrial innovation platform, Microsoft Azure Platform Services and other related technologies, on time and within budget. Understanding customer needs. Object-oriented software design and development for event-driven, service-oriented applications with user interfaces targeting browsers in all formats. Architecting solutions. Leading teams or taking sole responsibility for delivery of smaller engagements The IOT Software Engineer should have the following skills or experience: Some knowledge or interest in IOT platforms or experience with JavaScript or a similar scripting framework. Software implementation and development skills. Excellent communication skills including customer liaison at all levels, and the ability to encourage and facilitate strong collaboration The ability to pro-actively support customers and resolve their technical problems. Good understanding of software integration and use/design of APIs for interfacing solutions for the customer. This is an excellent opportunity for someone with a keen interest in IOT Industrial software solutions to develop your career. In return for your experience, this Chesterfield based company will offer you: Salary between £25,000 to £50,000 per annum depending on level of experience. The opportunity to work in a cutting-edge industry, alongside leading industry experts. Interviews for the Applications Engineer will commence with immediate effect with a view to starting as in January 2020. For further information please contact Tom Duckett at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384 446163. 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 / Chesterfield

HR Administrator

Job Title: HR Administrator Location: Wolverton, Milton Keynes Duration: 3 month FTC A prestigious organisation within the rail industry is in search of a HR Administrator to join them on a three month fixed term contract. General Description: Reporting to the Group Human Resources Director and providing a dedicated HR support function to Business Partners in delivering both high quality HR initiatives and services Responsible for the administration of a high volume of HR transactional activities across the Group, spanning the employee life cycle from starting to leaving. Including the processing of Payroll, Benefits, in a timely and efficient manner. Responsibilities: Recruitment & Onboarding Process job offers and employment contracts Support the recruitment process with documentation including onboarding and inductions Administer the probation process ensuring Managers know when review meetings need to take place Payroll Prepare documentation for forwarding to Group Payroll Department to ensure deadlines are met, including Agency Worker timesheets General Administration Take minutes as a HR representative at investigatory, disciplinary and capability meetings Co-ordinate occupational health surveillance and referrals appointments Update HR metrics and liaise with key stakeholders on the provision of information. Ensure all HR Software systems are up-to-date Administer Group Training Needs Raise PO’s and track on SAP Produce regular stats on HR metrics and generate monthly reports Liaise with the Occupational Health provider to facilitate screening for staff. Scheduling medicals and keeping record of medical documents Administer Agency worker time sheets in a timely manner Process any/all ad hoc HR queries in a timely manner and if required escalate to the relevant Business Partner/Department Integrity: Working lawfully and in accordance with pre-defined regulatory, compliance and financial requirements e.g. Data Protection, Health and Safety, Working in accordance with procedures, company policy, processes, controls and ethical standards of conduct. Required to take reasonable care for the health and safety of oneself and other people at work. This extends to co-operating to enable the company to fulfil its legal duty. Not to interfere with or obstruct anything provided in the interests of health and safety at work. Demonstrate our core business behaviours: - Be reliable & trustworthy Collaborate Demonstrate passionate commitment Demonstrate competence Be a great professional partner Education Requirements: Ideally CIPD qualified or part qualified Experience of working within a manufacturing/engineering or industrial business where you will have dealt with a high volume of varied employee relations issues Excellent knowledge of Microsoft packages Solid HR Administration Competencies: Excellent attention to detail ensuring all correspondence includes all relevant information, is accurate and delivered in a timely manner. Proven team player with a professional attitude Constantly strives to add value to the business The ability to communicate with, and influence, a wide range of people at varying levels Maintains confidentiality and adheres to GDPR. Creative thinker who uses knowledge and technology to identify opportunities for improvement. Excellent IT skills including Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint Good planning skills enabling achievement of multiple priorities within agreed timescales. Excellent written and verbal communication skills including a confident telephone manner. Ability to work with high volumes of documentation and at a fast pace Previous experience in HR administration or knowledge of HR through CIPD (or equivalent) studies is essential. If you are interested in this position, please APPLY NOW. For more information, contact Lois Weston at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384446119. 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 / Milton Keynes Village

Contracts Administrator - 6 Months FTC

Contracts Administrator Wolverhampton Aerospace and Defence An experienced contract administrator is required for a 6 month fixed term contract at a high profile aerospace manufacturer in Wolverhampton. Knowledge of MRP and EPR systems ideally with experience dealing with UK and US Government conditions. Candidates with experience of the the Aerospace and defence industry would be well received. Due to continued growth this Aerospace client requires an efficient Contract administrator with experience of Sales contracting, process from Customer order entry through to sales order close. As a contract administrator you will be required to: Under the leadership of the Contracts Manager and a Contracts Team Lead, you will manage contractual activities associated with a number of contracts/customer accounts. The primary function of the contract administrator is to ensure compliance with the agreed contractual obligations between our client in Wolverhampton and its customers. To be successful in this role you will have proven experience in managing customer accounts from customer order entry to sales order close out and an understanding and application of contract provisions such as warranties, remedies, and technical data rights. You must be articulate and persuasive and be comfortable when communicating with a broad range of multi-functional staff at differing levels of seniority within the organisation. Key Expertise Ideally, Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent from an accredited institution, ideally business or contract law Preferred Knowledge and Experience: Experience of sales contracting. Knowledge and application of UK and US Government conditions, i.e. DEFCONs and FARs and DFARS Proven experience of using MRP and ERP systems, ideally SAP from order creation to close out Ability to influence and convince others. Excellent communication skills who is able to be highly productive when working on their own or within a team. Our people enjoy tackling interesting technical challenges in a culture where everyone trusts each other. Working with us can mean deeper job satisfaction, better rewards and a great quality of life inside and outside of work. Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon. If you have knowledge and experience within a similar role or environment and you want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the role, please contact Julie Thomas at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384 446168 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 / Wolverhampton

CNC Setter

Job title: CNC Setter - Milling Salary Range: £20.00 - £22.00 per hour Hours: Core 40 hours - Days - 08:00 - 17:00 Monday to Friday 60 hours per week available Location: Coventry 12 month rolling contract position working for a leading tier 1 machining client A CNC Setter is required with knowledge of setting 3 - 5 axis CNC milling machines using heidenhain, fanuc or siemens controls. Candidates with experience of machining model boards using fanuc and siemens controls would be well received. Due to rapid expansi on this client based in Coventry requires an experienced, dynamic, leading CNC setter to use heidenhain, fanuc or siemens controls to set 3 - 5 axis CNC milling machines. Working a core 40 hour day shift, abundance overtime available for a 12 month fix term rolling contract. As the CNC Setter, you will be required to: Operate and set multiple 5 axis CNC Machines, using Heidenhain, Fanuc or Siemens controls to machine model board, castings, fixtures, hammerforms and aluminium Ability to set up one off parts on all CNC machines Ability to start up machines Edit paths Support continuous improvement activities/opportunities Work in a safe manner, highlighting any health and safety risks Adapting to new technologies and techniques - open to new ideas Working in a fast-paced environment Ensuring all work is carried out in accordance with the Company's quality accreditation To follow nominated Team Leaders and understand their instructions The CNC Programmer should have the following skills or experience: Proficient in using Heidenhain, Fanuc or Siemens controls Experience of working within an automotive OEM and/or tier 1 suppliers Experience with CNC Milling machines. Experience in machining model board, castings, fixtures, hammerforms or aluminium would be advantageous Experience in self inspection and recording results of produced components. Demonstrate a good level of numeracy / literacy. Demonstrate the ability to used multiple control systems. This is an excellent opportunity for anyone with knowledge of Heidenhain, Fanuc or Siemens controls. In return for your experience, this Coventry based company will offer you: 12 month rolling contract position £20.00 - £22.00 per hour Hours: Days 40 core. 60 hours available Great working conditions Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon. If you have knowledge of CNC Setting and want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the CNC Setter position, please contact Matt Johnson at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384 446116 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 / Coventry

CMM Programmer

Job title: CMM Programmer Salary Range: Competitive Location: Wolverhampton A CMM Programmer is required with knowledge of CMM Programming Zeiss Calypso and PC-DMIS for a permanent position with our client, an Aerospace company based in Wolverhampton. Candidates with experience of the Aerospace industry would be well received. In this role you will provide effective support to the operations team, in the creation and continual improvement of new and existing CMM programs to ensure the efficient and effective delivery of product to meet customer demand. Your will be responsible for supporting the Manufacturing Engineering Team in the creation and maintenance of the organisation’s manufacturing processes and procedures, you will also interface with our Design, Product Engineering and Operations functions to ensure DFM (Design for Manufacture) and DFSS (Design For Six Sigma) principles are considered prior to a product being launched into manufacturing. You will also work with the Manufacturing Engineering Team in the creation and maintenance of the organisation’s manufacturing processes and procedures. Our client is focused on cutting-edge technology, high quality performance and exceeding expectation which means you must be too. Key Experience HNC/ HND or BSc Degree (vocational, professional, or advanced) or equivalent in the field of Mechanical/Manufacturing Engineering. Proven inspection and programming background Experienced in the Programming of CMM's using Zeiss Calypso and PC-DMIS Able to interpret complex engineering drawings Organised, methodical and diligent Aerospace experience would be an advantage Able to communicate effectively at all levels is essential. 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 / Wolverhampton
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