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Jonathan Lee Chairman posted 4 months ago

Last week I had the pleasure of attending the official opening of AE Aerospace’s new 16,500 sq ft factory at Network Park, Birmingham. It is a success story that Peter Bruch, Managing Director and Co-Owner, and his team have worked hard to achieve and rightfully deserves recognition.

I was most impressed with the factory, the machine tools and most importantly, the people. They have a wonderful culture and I can see why they have been so successful in growing the business and their team.
 

Growth and Ambition at AE Aerospace
The company has enjoyed incredible growth; over the past five years the business has more than doubled productivity with sales increasing seven-fold - exploiting growing customer demand for its components in a buoyant aerospace market. 

The new factory is a key component of their ambitious expansion programme that will give them four times the capacity of their previous Dymoke Street premises and will create 20 additional jobs. During the factory tour, we were shown four new Mazak 5-axis machines that will significantly reduce lead times for AE’s customers and giving them a much-needed 50% increase in capacity, to help satisfy contract wins, including more work with Boeing and Airbus. The company plans to double its turnover by the end of 2020.
 

Secret to Success
AE Aerospace is the perfect example of a business embracing innovation; the committed, uncompromising approach to improving productivity and driving efficiency is outstanding. 

I was also really interested in the story of how they have arrived at this point. Having visited the new factory, spoken to many of their team members and recently read Peter Bruch’s blog, I have been inspired and it has indeed made me reflect on my own business. I’ve picked out some key insights and takeaways from his blog that particularly struck home with me:

  • Holistic approach - By analysing the whole business and not working in silos, the business can gain an overall vision and be most effective at improving the overall productivity.

    “From scrutinising internal processes to seeking support from experienced advisors, we must continue to take a holistic approach to business improvement if AE Aerospace is to fulfil its potential.”
     
  • Resist quick fix We are all busy people and it can be tempting to find a quick fix to a problem and move on, rather than finding and addressing the root cause. In order to achieve sustainable improvements, we have to take the time to get underneath the problem:

    “We have looked beneath the surface and broken down the barriers of our operation. Our priority has been to resist quick fixes, which is not always easy to achieve when you have myriad demands placed on the business.”
     
  • Self-critique – It can be difficult, but it is important to be honest in assessing your existing practises to find the best route forward.

    “You must get back to basics. As a leadership team, we’ve focused on gaining insight into every nook and cranny of the business so that we can determine whether our processes and systems are fit for purpose.”
     
  • Customer is (still) king – Throughout the development AE Aerospace’s capabilities, services and solutions, customers have been kept at the heart of key business decisions – adopting a servitization model is testament to this:

    “Our work with the Advanced Services Group at Aston Business School has allowed us to embrace transparent production and move to a model of servitization. Aston has helped us develop a glass factory where customers will eventually be able to utilise machining time by the hour.”
     
  • Collaboration – It’s so important to work together, learn from others, speak to your supply chain, share knowledge and best practice:

    “Our growth mindset has led us to seek mentoring support from leading industry figures…  BAE shared best practice around Hoshin Kanri, otherwise known as policy deployment.”
     
  • Put the work in and embrace change – It takes drive and hard work to tear down existing norms and barriers. I admire how AE Aerospace have been tenacious in their approach to improve, encompassing everyone in the company to reach their goals.

    “Our success is the result of a lot of hard work. From machine operatives to senior directors, everyone has played their part in repositioning the business, driving efficiencies, boosting productivity and embracing innovation… An effective manufacturing business understands that it is driven from the bottom up and the top down."
     
  • Right skills for the job – I truly believe that with the right people and skills, things happen – as does AE Aerospace.

    “We value our staff as our greatest asset” 


​Congratulations AE Aerospace – I wish you every success in your new premises and ambitious expansion! 

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Title: Product Manager - Digital - Information Technology is required. Contract Position based at: Whitley Position Description: The Product Manager - Digital is a key domain role and is custodian on JLR Digital product knowledge and evolution, with accountabilities for: IT Product Strategy Future Product Roadmaps and Investment Plans Business Demand Assessment and Impact Assessment Product Vendor Management and Contracting Ongoing Operational Product Optimisation Business Engagement/ Relationship Management Annual Integrated Business Planning Ensuring JLR maintains a focus on product evolution and continued benefit, ensuring JLR has the IP and Subject Matter Expertise in core IT products supporting continued business growth and commercial benefit realisation. First business and supplier touchpoint. Ensuring non IT employees has clear access to IT products and services. The role covers the breadth of Commercial IT digital technologies areas i.e. eCommerce (Merchandising, Car, Classic Parts, Accessories); eServices (Account Management, Customer Garage); Social Media - Content Management Systems (DX, Sales DX); Web Chat - Online Product Catalogues - Online Single Sign on with detailed knowledge of supporting core IT technologies Integration (Scheduled Transport, Service Orchestration, API etc) Data (Warehousing, ETL, Data Mastership etc) Security and Security Strategies and Approaches - Network and Computer Infrastructure (inc Virtualisation) The role is expected to interact with all levels of the Commercial and IT leadership community, ensuring they are supported with supporting technology solution architecture views. Skills Required: Product Management - Road mapping Investment; Planning Service Optimisation; Demand Shaping; Concept Feasibility & Development; Stakeholder Engagement & Management Online (Web) Technology Knowledge; eCommerce; Social Media; Portal Services; Web Chat; Online Payments; Organisation Experience Multi Market Engagement Varied Market Maturity / Models Experience Required: Experience of working within a global business supporting delivery of Online (Web) IT Product Management. Proven track record of supporting investment planning, road mapping, product continuous improvement and cultivating new product demand Proven track record of working across organisational hierarchies and roles Proven track record of communicating technical product requirements to a business audience Proven track record of communicating present and future product requirements to core IT teams Ability to build meaningful business relationships with influence Proven track record of being a self starter with a drive for results Can demonstrate being able to work as a team or take personally ownership. Experience Preferred: Understanding of all aspects of IT operating model across design, build, operate Understanding of IT areas support online product set e.g. Integration, CRM etc Understanding of Automotive and the Online Automotive landscape i.e. sales Branded Goods, Subscriptions, Parts & Accessories, New and Use Car etc. Knowledge of IT delivery methodologies i.e. Waterfall, Agile, Dev Ops Additional Information: END DATE: 31/01/21 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 / Coventry

Alias Modeller - 36404

Job title: Automotive Alias Modeller Hourly Rate: £34 - £36.40 (DOE) Location: Gaydon, Warwickshire Automotive Design Our clients are the World Class organisation responsible for delivering the current range of award winning production and concept vehicles. This team is responsible for the creation of INTERIOR & EXTERIOR data sets from the early theme development stage up to & including handover to the A-Class surfacing team. This is a primary role requirement, interpreting 2D sketch and design input into high quality 3D digital data sets, using Surface development toolsets and supporting design reviews with the latest visualisation software. Skills Required: Fluent in the use of Alias automotive/surface our primary software tool within the department Understand and interpret design vision and sketch into 3 Digital form. Knowledge of Alias visualisation tools and VRED as our primary visualisation software Experience Required: Digital surface development with a number of years experience. Ability to work as part of a team working within the creative design phase A majority of visualisation/presentation is shown through Alias directly, however although not essential A clear understanding of the principal use and set-up of VRED is advantageous as is an understanding of polygon modelling Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon. If you want to be considered, please apply today. For further information please send your interest and CV to - Teresa.anderson@jonlee.co.uk JLDS 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 / Warwick

Senior or Principal Electrical & Electronic Engineer

Senior / Principal Engineer – Automotive Electronics – Birmingham - £ Competitive + Excellent benefits DOE A Senior / Principal Engineer – Automotive Electronics is required for a highly respected and innovative engineering research centre. Our client uses expert knowledge to provide a highly-respected engineering development service for a class-leading OEM. As Senior / Principal Engineer – Automotive Electronics - you will be required to Support the development of Automotive Electronic Control Systems Support the development and delivery of electronic control architectures for diverse variants of powertrain architecture including hybrid vehicles. Support the build-up of an in-depth understanding of Electronic Powertrain Control System interactions across other vehicle systems Work within a team of engineers in the UK, and provide support to engineers based offshore Actively support effective communication with various teams to ensure that requirements are adequate and achievable. Working closely with the safety and diagnostic teams to ensure fault reaction strategy is both adequate and achievable Support the development of documented Test Procedures to effectively validate control strategies on both HiL Rig and prototype vehicles Work closely with multidiscipline teams to ensure right-first-time control systems. As Senior / Principal Engineer – Automotive Electronics you will have A minimum bachelor’s degree or equivalent in automotive, control systems or Electronics Extensive experience of both Engineering Calculations and Simulation Tools, such as Mathcad and PSpice. An excellent working knowledge of Automotive Sensors, electrically controlled Actuators, Automotive Electronic Controllers with up to date knowledge of Electronic Components. Hands on experience of Integrating them within defined Control Systems to exacting Requirements. A proven track record of successfully having worked on such systems. You will have a sound understanding of the constraints related to Electronic Powertrain Control Systems such as: drive-ability, performance capability (dynamic and fuel economy), emission and regulation constraints within the Global Automotive Market. What you will get: A competitive salary and excellent benefits package, whilst working on exciting and dynamic projects in a fantastic facility. Suitably qualified and experienced Electronics Engineer 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

Automotive Interior Designer - 36366

Job title: Automotive Interior Designer Hourly Rate: £30 - £38.50 (DOE) Location: Gaydon, Warwickshire Automotive Design Our clients are the World Class organisation responsible for delivering the current range of award winning production and concept vehicles. They have responsibility for the creation and delivery of all visible parts on the exterior, interior and colour and materials of all their vehicles. They are now seeking an experienced Automotive Interior Designer to be responsible for the creative processes at the earliest stage of a project, through to the co-ordination of feasible solutions, releases to tooling, and monitoring designs through to production. Skills Required: First class creative and conceptualisation skills with broad knowledge of engineering and production techniques and processes Ability to visualize and communicate design solutions in 2D and 3D Excellent verbal and written skills Interest in next gen UI and UX developments Experience Required: Generation of designs for production and concept vehicles Good knowledge of automotive industry, including competitor and market awareness Proven ability as a team member Experience of physical model delivery Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon. If you want to be considered, please apply today. For further information please send your interest and CV to - Teresa.anderson@jonlee.co.uk JLDS 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 / Warwick

Automotive Design Project Lead

Job title: Design Project Lead Hourly Rate: £29.50 (DOE) Location: Gaydon, Warwickshire Automotive Design One of our leading Midlands based OEM'S is seeking an experienced Design Project lead to help support multiple properties produced by the Design team. Skills Required: Extensive experience in managing large projects including management of CAD Engineers to ensure data can be used to produce high quality assets Excellent communication skills with people of all levels and expertise including negotiating with both in house and external suppliers to ensure products are delivered on time and hit budgets. Previous experience working on Design based properties including Showcars and DCM properties Experience Required: Previous experience using CAD ideally Catia in the manufacture of Design products. Broad understanding of model making processes and techniques. Time served in relevant Craft role is desirable Excellent organisation skills & self-motivation. The ability to drive a team to deliver a cost/time efficient solution to the Design aspiration. Previous experience of manufacturing and delivering "Showcars"and DCM properties is desirable Be able to demonstrate knowledge and experience in negotiating with suppliers (Competitor tendering). Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon. If you want to be considered, please apply today. For further information please send your interest and CV to - Teresa.anderson@jonlee.co.uk JLDS 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 / Warwick

ICEM Surf Specialist

Title: Surfacing Specialist - ICEM Division: Design Contract Position based at: Gaydon Our Warwickshire based client is seeking an experienced ICEM Surfacing Specialist to support the surfacing manager and wider team in their deliverables providing, at times investigative material to support the vehicle development. Skills Required: Must be Exterior Class A Specialist. Must use ICEM Surf software. Must have part authoring and release experience. Experience Required: Extensive years ICEM Surf experience with a substantial automotive background and general knowledge of Catia V5. Working as a technical specialist across programmes. Capable of providing technical guidance in the development of interiors and exteriors as well as delivering quality construction to design intent for production. Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon. If you want to be considered, please apply today. For further information please send your interest and CV to - Teresa.anderson@jonlee.co.uk JLDS 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 / Warwick

Factory Layout Development Engineer - 36347

Title: Layout Development Engineer Division: Manufacturing Engineering Contract Position based at: Gaydon Position Description: Layout Development Engineer to assist in the planning of new models. Develop factory layout plans in AutoCAD to suit the future model programme deployment in our global manufacturing footprint. Create concept and detailed layouts in MS Power Point and AutoCAD to deliver the required level of feasibility and impact dependant on project timing and maturity. Create and manage a revision register for layouts under development within the department. Create and manage formal communication of layouts ready for handover. Liaise with interfacing departments and stakeholders to ensure all layout requirements are understood and visible. Undertake any other work as directed by their line manager in connection with their job as may be requested. Skills Required: 3 KEY SKILLS REQUIRED Expert user of AutoCAD for factory planning and layouts Experience of working within a target driven environment Project Management of facility installation and commission within the manufacturing industry Skills Preferred: Experience of delivering both operational and strategic transactional and Facilities Management solutions across an array of engineering sites, buildings and customer types. Experience within the Facilities development across a variety of industries and geographies. Contract and performance management experience. Resilient and enthusiastic, an individual able to deliver results under pressure. Experience Required: Time served user of AutoCAD and factory layout planning within a manufacturing environment. An individual who is results driven with the ability to deliver operational plans in a highly demanding environment An individual with the ability to prioritise their workload. A good communicator with the ability to communicate complex ideas. An effective team player who supports team members. User of MS Office suite. Experience Preferred: A sound engineering and manufacturing background with previous experience in manufacturing facilities development. Proven experience and understanding of facilities, processes, equipment and new technologies. To apply to 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

Supply Chain Consultant

Job title: Supply Chain Consultant Salary Range: Up to £27.00 per hour LTD Location: Peterborough, UK Industry: Off Highway A Supply Chain Consultant opportunity has become available for one of the world’s leading manufacturers of off-highway machinery and diesel and natural gas engines. The role will be responsible for facility performance levels to corporate targets for inventory reduction, increased inventory turns and improved order-to-delivery results. Major Job Duties and Responsibilities: Performing work to achieve corporate supply chain performance targets focused on inventory reduction, increased inventory turns and improved order-to-delivery results. Working on the deployment of the Supply Chain Planning Process, which develops the Plan for Every Part and Pull Replenishment methods for a facility. Working effectively with diverse, multi-functional teams in order to apply the supply chain planning process and leading team efforts to develop lean material flow plans for a facility, which may include implementing changes to factory floor layout and material presentation at the point of use. Gathering and analysing data on facility demand and demand variability for each part required for production. Gathering and analysing data about supplier shipping performance and variability % for each part number. Developing material flow plans for all material coming into a facility for production. Reviewing, analysing and cleaning data prior to migration it into the PFEP Web Tool. Leading the work of Supply Chain Planning Analysts in the documentation of this data into the Plan for Every Part web tool. Creating and maintaining a site level Flow Map for parts used in production. Leading deployment teams, in the execution of Pull Material Replenishment processes in a plant. Performing physical, tactical work across multiple functions to make improvements required to attain MQ or other like Certification for a Facility. Performing physical, tactical work to reduce / eliminate supply chain constraints at both the facility and value stream level, working with a cross-functional team of personnel. To apply for this position you should have some of the following: APICS CPIM or CSPC National Certification. College or university degree, preferably in Supply Chain and/or Logistics Management or Industrial Engineering. Experience with the CPS RIW and Value Stream Transformation process. Experience in the development and deployment of Supply Chain processes. Experience and knowledge of lean concepts and tools. Experience and knowledge about CPS supply chain principles, specifically those applied to pull replenishment using material replenishment tools and processes, Supply Chain Planning analytical tools, material flow and throughput efficiency. Thorough understanding of company policies and procedures and solid product knowledge. Ability to design and deploy lean systems in a highly productive environment with minimal disruption to daily requirements. Strong understanding and previous experience using common supply chain systems. Knowledge of and / or experience deploying using 6Sigma Project Management principles. Leadership skills to effectively lead supply chain improvements making the best use of available resources, while maintaining strong people focus and fulfilling the responsibilities for leading people. 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 / Peterborough

Change Manager - 36420

Ref: 36420 Title: Change Manager Division: Finance Contract Position based at: Gaydon Position Description: Change Manager position to lead the Change Management strategy and execution on critical project/s from the Global Purchasing Priority Project Portfolio, as Approved by Purchasing SteerCo. Skills Required: Change Management Communications Strategy and Execution Stakeholder Management Experience Required: Extensive operational, project and business change experience (strategy, analysis, plan, deployment and evaluation) Managed Cross functional Stakeholders Experience of designing and delivering learning experiences to support project deliverables Experienced in Communications strategy and execution Experience Preferred: Experience within an Automotive Purchasing Function Organisational Design Process Improvement Technology implementation Education Required: CM Qualification or equivalent: Prosci/PCI/Change Method Advanced Practitioner PM Qualification or equivalent: APMG 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 / Warwick

Alias/ ICEM Digital Modeller

Job title: ICEM Surf Modellers Hourly Rate: Competitive (DOE) Location: Gothenburg, Sweden An exciting opportunity for a Senior Surface Designer within the Interior Class-A to deliver DSM in the late phases of the our clients design. Job description Our clients are looking for a Senior Surface Designer with excellent skills in ICEM Surf for the digital modelling interior team. The task will be to develop interior surface models in the late phases of the design process. Main input will be sketches, rough alias models from designers and scan data from clay models combined with technical input from our studio engineers. A good sense of form, ability to build models with class-A quality and a “nothing is impossible attitude” is required. We expect you to be a self-going, top of the line modeller with demonstrable experience from class-A modelling within the automotive business. Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon. If you want to be considered, please apply today. For further information please send your interest and CV to - Teresa.anderson@jonlee.co.uk JLDS 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 / Göteborg

Digital Visualisation Designer

Job title: Digital Visualisation Designer Location: Marylebone, London Salary/Hourly Rate: £Competitive (DOE) An unmissable opportunity has become available with one of our leading automotive clients. This presents an excellent opportunity for a Digital Visualisation Designer to carry out competitive and unique design programmes in a unique environment and surroundings for designers to harness latest design trends to inspire and inform future products for their brand You’ll be joining a highly collaborate, creative environment to deliver world-class, advanced design projects for this exciting car brand, as well as other future products for the wider group! KEY RESPONSIBILITIES . Responsible for generating world class 3D design models and surface data for both exterior and interior from selected designs. Responsible for the development and implementation of VR tools and process. Integrate VR into the daily design process for regular interaction with designers and reviews with design management Ensure the continued development of team members across the department in latest digital trends and software. Generation of 3D data for use as visualisation and communication of ideas. Generation of outstanding CGi visuals to support marketing activities Developing in house 3D capabilities and identifying new opportunities and training Set up of digital environments and materials to reflect given design direction Ensuring all 3D model generation is performed in relation to any available package and feasibility data. Produce animations and show reels to support design presentation. Control of quality and ensuring 3rd party modelling activities are delivered to required standards SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE REQUIRED Relevant digital modelling experience, preferably at OEM level Excellent ability to understand, read and interpretation 2D design sketches and translation to 3D volume, surface and detail. Excellent understanding of 3D form, volume, sculpture, surface quality and detail Excellent digital modelling and visualisation skills, use of relevant tools (Alias, VRED, Maya, etc.) and techniques to produce outstanding visuals. Excellent 3D resolution and problem solving Natural eye for composition, lighting and representation of materials Able to construct basic vehicle layout to a given direction in order to develop proportion model studies Good knowledge of the design process Excellent communication skills with global design team and senior management Willing and able to travel throughout UK, Europe and China as required by project and company commitments 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 role please contact Teresa Anderson 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 / Greater London

Firmware Engineer

A Firmware Engineer is required to join the electronics and software engineering team within a market leading, innovative engineering solutions company that specialise in safety critical and high technology environments. The Firmware Engineer will be responsible for design and development of Firmware designs using VHDL and verifying designs using VHDL or System Verilog, working closely with Systems, Hardware and Software teams to solve integration problems on complex systems. Firmware Engineer - Key Responsibilities Creating innovative and robust VHDL based designs; Documenting and recording deliverables Ensuring configuration management, Providing progress reports. Technical Skills and Experience required for Firmware Engineer Significant experience of developing real-time embedded safety-critical firmware preferably in accordance with RTCA/DO-254 DAL A or B Experience of VHDL or Verilog A good understanding of configuration management Hands on test and debugging skills Knowledge of AWR Microwave Office, Keysight ADS, Matlab and CST Microwave Studio This is an excellent opportunity a firmware specialist to develop your career and work in a highly technical environment. In return for your experience, this Edinburgh based company will offer you: Cutting edge technical projects. Early finish on a Friday. Competitive rate. **Security Clearance will be required for this role and therefore only applications from candidates able to obtain this will be considered We are specialists in Aerospace and Defence jobs. If you feel you meet the requirements for the role of Firmware Engineer or are interested in Aerospace and Defence Engineering jobs, then 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 Contracts are those of an Employment Business.

Contract / Edinburgh

Automotive Design Strategist

Job title: Automotive Design Strategist Location: Marylebone, London Salary/Hourly Rate: £Competitive (DOE) An unmissable opportunity has become available with one of our leading automotive clients. This presents an excellent opportunity for a design stratergist to generate future design strategies and scenarios for their brand and vehicle opportunities, this includes both production and concept. You’ll be joining a highly collaborate, creative environment to deliver world-class, advanced design projects for this exciting car brand, as well as other future products for the wider group! KEY RESPONSIBILITIES . Responsible for generating future design strategies and scenarios for the brand and vehicle opportunities, this includes both production and concept Use proven research techniques to gather key information and findings in order to support design thinking and direction Strategic analysis of findings to seek new opportunities and predict future trends. Develop clear thinking through well thought out and conceived concepts and proposals Develop design communication guidelines and materials for reports, CI, branding, external PR Develop strategies and proposals to cover brand relevant vehicle typographies and proportion recommendations, design feature, innovation, customer USP, UX, CMF, surface and details Creation of trend reports to be used to inspire team members and educate global designers on future international design trends Responsible for regular output of public facing design communications and Design brand building Actively seek innovation activities to enhance design solutions, workflow and quality of output for review SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE REQUIRED Relevant UX/UI experience, preferably at OEM level Excellent ability to develop a detailed strategic design brief from basic guidance and direction Have a critical eye for detail and execute to the highest standards Excellent knowledge and ability to analyse: - Cross industry design trends including product, fashion, technology etc. - Global market requirements and consumer nuances - Brand awareness - User centric design Excellent digital design skills, use of relevant tools (Adobe CS. PowerPoint etc.) and techniques to produce outstanding visuals and design reports Excellent use of graphics, layout, typography, colour for use in communication and design Ability to generate animation, movies and show reels to convey ideas and storytelling Digital 3D data generation skills not essential but are preferred (training may be provided) Able to layout vehicle package to a given direction in order to develop proportional guidelines Understanding of automotive and mobility sector design trends in Global markets Understanding of automotive engineering feasibility and vehicle layout, including ergonomics. Able to work with given package and hard points 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 role please contact Teresa Anderson 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 / London

Procurement Specialist - Gloucester

Purchasing Specialist Salary: Competitive Location: Gloucester An experienced Purchasing Specialist is required to drive global supply chain management, plan and implement strategic initiatives that realise efficiency and operational savings. Candidates with experience of the Aerospace/Defence/IT industry sectors would be well received. This global company, based in Gloucester requires a dynamic and driven Purchasing Specialist with global strategic procurement experience. As the Purchasing Specialist you will be required to: Sourcing and Negotiation Supplier identification and development. Strategic and Analytical Technical buying. Supplier auditing. Contract management. Project and Risk Management. Working knowledge of modern MRP systems The Purchasing Specialist should have the following skills or experience: It is essential to the role that applicants must be eligible for security vetting Goal/Results driven with strong communication skills Personable and a Team player with a positive can-do attitude Good planning and organisational skills and Calm under pressure Experience of purchasing within Global Engineering or IT industry. In depth experience of managing a diverse supplier base in a technology led industry. Development of effective pricing strategies. Knowledge and demonstrable experience of introducing and implementing key procurement processes. Vendor Benchmarking Experience of providing procurement support within an Engineering environment. Knowledge of Import/Export regulations an advantage Relevant degree in supply chain management or Engineering/Scientific qualification with a Professional certification in Procurement. This is an excellent opportunity for anyone with Strategic Procurement knowledge and delivering global improvements. In return this Gloucester based Aerospace/Defence/Security company will offer you: Competitive salary and benefits 25 days holiday plus bank holidays and early finish on Friday’s Support for further education Competitive salary exchange pension scheme + life assurance The successful candidate will be required to obtain Security Clearance. Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon. If you have knowledge of Strategic Global Purchasing and you want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the Purchasing Specialist role, please contact Paul Broadhead at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384 446155. 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 / Gloucester

Advanced Automotive Designer

Job title: Creative Advanced Designer Location: Marylebone, London Salary/Hourly Rate: £Competitive (DOE) An unmissable opportunity has become available with one of our leading automotive clients. This presents an excellent opportunity for a creative Designer (Exterior or Interior) to create design proposals as part of their newly established Advanced Design Studio in London, UK You’ll be joining a highly collaborate, creative environment to deliver world-class, advanced design projects for this exciting car brand, as well as other future products for the wider group! KEY RESPONSIBILITIES . Re Responsible for generating outstanding modern and attractive creative design ideas for both exterior and interior through independent market investigation and analysis. Generation of 2D sketches and renderings (both manually and digitally) to a given design brief for management review and theme selection. Delivery of accurate and outstanding 2D renderings for presentation at board level Generation and participation of design strategies and scenarios to support design ideas and proposals. Support the development of 3D design data and models (where required) to the direction and feedback from Design Management. Ensuring high quality presentation of all work in the appropriate media SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE REQUIRED Excellent manual drawing and rendering techniques. Excellent digital drawing skills, use of relevant tools (Adobe etc.) and techniques to produce outstanding visuals. Conceptual storytelling and presentation of thinking. Understanding of Automotive and Mobility sector design trends in Global markets Ability to translate basic design proposals into 3D using relevant modelling software Good understanding of 3D surface and volume to deliver the best design solutions and achieve the approved style. Basic understanding of Automotive engineering feasibility and vehicle layout, including ergonomics. Able to work with given package and hard points. Excellent communication skills with global design team and senior management Willing and able to travel throughout UK, Europe and China as required by project and company commitments 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 role please contact Teresa Anderson at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384 446156. 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 / London

Contract Management Specialist - 36397

Ref: 36397 Title: Contract Management Specialist Division: Purchasing Contract Position based at: Gaydon Position Description: Contract Management Specialist required for the following: Lead the development of the supplier and internal stakeholder relationships to ensure strategic and programme alignment. Manage suppliers within your designated commodities Supplier Business Reviews ensuring that the Global Commodity Strategy and Supply Base Market strategy is effectively deployed throughout all of JLR and the external supply chain. Support and work closely with the Regional Delivery teams and engage with specialists within the Purchasing Function as required to ensure optimum value creation and delivery, as well as leading stakeholder relationships and ensuring JLR is appropriately represented both internally and externally This role is a pivotal role for interface with other key functions within Jaguar Land Rover and acts as a core conduit for true cross functional working across Production Purchasing, MP&L, STA, Product Engineering, Cost Engineering and Manufacturing. Skills Required: Negotiation and Contract Management Proven procurement and supply chain expertise with a background gained within Automotive, Engineering or semi related sectors Experience of delivering complex supply chain solutions in a fast paced, high pressured manufacturing environment Experience Required: Procurement experience in the Automotive Industry. A resilient and enthusiastic individual who responds constructively to new ideas and inputs Experience Preferred: JLR processes & procedures Education Required: CIPS qualification or similar 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 / Warwick

Reward Analyst

Job Title: Reward Analyst Location: Malmesbury Contract length: 3 months A Reward Analyst is required on a minimum 3 month basis to join the HR department of a company who design and manufacture state of the art products for a global market. The Reward Analyst will work within the HR department, and this role involves a lot of data analysis and MI analysis. The successful candidate needs to have advanced Excel skills, and attention to detail is key. You will also need to be available at short notice for this urgent contract. Previous experience within a similar role is required, however this can be from any industry. Essential knowledge: Excel Comfortable with Vlookups, pivot tables, index match, nested if statements etc. and handling large volumes of data. Key tasks Analysing survey data Creating pay ranges Individual job pricings Ad hoc benchmarking requests 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 / Malmesbury

Brexit Senior Project Analyst - 36306

Ref: 36306 Title: Brexit Project Senior Analyst Division: Purchasing Contract Position based at: Whitley Position Description: A Brexit Project Senior Analyst is required to join a leading automotive OEM based in Whitley, Coventry on a contract basis until at least March 2020. The role of Brexit Project Senior Analyst is a high profile purchasing role which requires stakeholder engagement at many levels within the organisation and the external supply base. The Senior Analyst will be responsible for leading projects and initiatives across many key functions of the business, with a site in one of Non-Production, Production and Special Ops Purchasing. A varied skill set is required due to the speciality of the role; an ability to communicate concepts clearly, a high level of interaction internally, as well as managing a continual flow of change within the scope of the project itself. This role is required to support the Global Purchasing team to deliver changes associated with the UK leaving the EU - Brexit. The role will take on a lead role for their 'home' function in providing the interface between home function and the Central Brexit Steering team, localising relevant activities and actions in team and taking lead in seeing such relevant actions through to conclusion. This strategic role will help to shape and lead activity required to enable Jaguar Land Rover to be ready for the UK leaving the EU, with the role providing a key interface regularly between functional departments, suppliers and outside agencies. The successful candidates will be responsible for delivering projects across a broad range of areas from communication, supplier engagement, technical change, department readiness, supplier readiness and process landscape review. Skills Required: Project Management Supply Chain Management Excellent Communication Experience Required: Proven years` experience in Automotive / Manufacturing / Heavy Industry supply chain or purchasing Proven ability to work independently, results driven, demonstrating tenacity, drive and perseverance with the ability to deliver projects in a complex, highly demanding environment. A strong communicator with the ability to communicate effectively with key stakeholders to influence cross-functional engagement Ability to be highly organised and continually focus on attention to detail Extensive experience of end to end supply chain processes and material flow Ability to work to manage confidential and secret information Developing & implementing strategies with the focus on delivering professional change that meets the needs of the end customer. Identify opportunities for creating synergies between different projects and work streams A resilient and enthusiastic individual who responds constructively to new ideas and inputs Desire to solve problems through own initiative and drive Ability to operate outside of comfort zone in order to complete tasks An individual with a proven track record in delivering results in both favourable and unfavourable conditions The ability to challenge in a positive way whilst building credibility and trust through experience and personal style Experience of working in a global, multi-cultural environment Knowledge of process creation and development Understanding of supply chain design Ability to keep pace in a rapidly changing environment Education Required: APM or Logistics qualifications If you are interested in this position and have the required experience, 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 / Coventry

Senior Automotive Designer

Job title: Senior Designer Competitive Salary available (DOE) Location: Hethel, Norwich Automotive Design A fantastic opportunity for a Senior Designer to take charge of the hands-on delivery of high quality, innovative designs on a number of exciting projects within the High Performance Sports Car industry. You'll work closely with some of the best in the automotive design industry, helping translate the vision of design briefs into a reality. This is an exciting time to join a growing business within the High Performance Automotive industry. Skills, knowledge & experience: Degree educated who has received strong training in the automotive design field. You'll need a strong command of a variety of digital design software packages, including Photoshop and Illustrator. Experience using Alias and VRED would also be useful in this role. Demonstrable experience creating high quality 2-d design images and/ or Graphics, we're looking for someone who is able to use the resources at their disposal for the creation of high quality and creative designs. Have a strong portfolio, having worked on multiple Car Design programmes for either concept or production. Looking for a team player who has some experience of managing teams in a studio setting. 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 role, please contact Teresa Anderson 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 / Norwich

Colour & Materials Designer - Automotive

Job title: Colour & Materials Lead Competitive Salary available (DOE) Location: Hethel, Norwich Automotive Design A fantastic opportunity for a talented and creative individual to lead our clients highly skilled Colour and Materials Team. You'll coordinate all Colour and Materials activities, providing creative input and guidance to your team to help drive the high performance of the team and wider design function. This is an exciting time to join a growing business within the High Performance Automotive industry. Skills, knowledge & experience: Trained designer with excellent knowledge and working experience of Textile, Leather, Paint and Hard Finish development. Experience gained in the Luxury / Sports Car Vehicle industry, you'll need experience working closely on automotive Colour and Materials projects from concept to production. Software skills include; Photoshop & Illustrator. Experience gained ideally in a supervisory role, you will have proven leadership skills with a commercial design awareness. Outgoing, confident and articulate, you're comfortable working at pace in an environment where creativity is encouraged. 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 role, please contact Teresa Anderson 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 / Norwich

Interior CAS Team Leader

Job title: Interior CAS Team Leader Competitive Salary available (DOE) Location: Hethel, Norwich Automotive Design A fantastic opportunity for a talented and creative individual to lead our clients highly skilled Interior CAS Team. You'll coordinate all interior CAS activities, providing creative input and guidance to your team to help drive the high performance of the team and wider design function. This is an exciting time to join a growing business within the High Performance Automotive industry. Skills, Knowledge & experience: Experience in the CAS Design area Software skills include Alias, Icem, Showcase and CATIA v5. You'll have experience working closely on automotive interior CAS projects from concept to production. Experience gained ideally in a supervisory role, you will have proven leadership skills with a commercial design awareness. Outgoing, confident and articulate, you're comfortable working at pace in an environment where creativity is encouraged. 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 role, please contact Teresa Anderson 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 / Norwich

Lead Automotive Design Engineer

Job title: Lead Design Engineer Location: Warwick Permanent Salary: £40,000 - £47,000 (DOE) An excellent opportunity to join our Warwickshire based clients has become available. They are currently seeking a Lead Design Engineer to provide technical leadership in the design of a concept car in order to successfully deliver the aims of the Special Vehicles project. KEY RESPONSIBILITIES To lead the development of the design for various new vehicle platforms for the successful and timely delivery of outputs from the project and other related activities in the field outlined. To actively participate in the decision making and planning reviews to ensure timely delivery of the projects to the benefit of internal parties and external collaborators. To provide specialist technical leadership in the design of the concept vehicles delivered by the project To represent as a credible authority on design development with current and future collaborative partners. To be responsible for design and development activities toward the project goals. To work with the Principal Engineer to determine the design strategy and create a successful plan of work for each vehicle platform. To work with resources to deliver solutions to the project requirements. To establish collaborative test, research and product development activities with partner organisations and suppliers To disseminate project output using appropriate tools such as project reports, presentations and other suitable methods. SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE REQUIRED Exceptional 3D design skills, a combination of using traditional foam, clay, hard materials together with digital skills using Creo, Alias or Catia. Good 2D design and visual communication skills including sketching, Photoshop, Illustrator, Powerpoint A strong research approach across market, ergonomic, CMF and technological aspects. Experience and involvement in whole-vehicle design (such as automotive interior and exterior, motorcycle bodywork and ancillaries). Strong understanding of production and prototyping methodology, physical model making and sculpture. The ability to influence and negotiate in a confident and professional manner, with excellent communication skills (written and verbal) to interface appropriately both internally and with industrial collaborators. 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 role please contact Teresa Anderson at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384 446156. JLDS 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 / Warwickshire

Stress Engineer

Stress Engineer Bristol Aerospace Permanent We are looking for a Stress Engineer to join an innovative aerospace development team, the successful candidate will be joining to perform analysis, calculation and simulation of environmental and physical conditions that an aircraft undergoes in flight. Responsibilities of the Stress Engineer will include the following: Perform stress, flutter and fatigue calculations for all departments by means of analytical and numerical (FEM) simulations and CFD analysis. Develop and implement routines for precise prediction of CFRP failure of complex aircraft structures Work on specific projects at multiple times and create reports for management Responsible for numerical modelling, pre-processing, conduction of simulations / calculations and post-processing of the results. The Stress Engineershould have the following skills or experience: Hold an MSc./M.Eng. or PhD in Aerospace Engineering, Techno-mathematics, Physics or a related field Significant experience in a similar position with aerospace expertise. Exceptional knowledge in one of the following: Flutter Vibration Stress Fatigue Aero acoustics Simulation and Modelling Experience in FE Modelling of Aerospace Structures (Nastran/Patran) Knowledge of programming languages and tools (Matlab, Simulink, FORTRAN) This is an excellent opportunity to develop your career working with an ambitious, highly technical company. In return for your experience, this Bristol based company will offer you: A highly competitive salary & benefits package. The opportunity to work on cutting edge projects Interviews for the Stress Engineerwill commence with immediate effect with a view to starting as soon as possible. For further information on this 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 / Bristol

Mechanical Systems Engineer

Systems Engineer Contract Japan Aerospace We are looking for a Systems Engineer to join an innovative aerospace development team, the successful candidate will be joining to perform mechanical systems engineering for an overseas aerospace client. Successful candidates will have an extensive knowledge of CS/FAR Part 25 regulations and compliance, preferably related to flight controls and landing gear systems. The role is based in Japan and is envisioned to last between 12 to 18 months. Responsibilities of the Systems Engineer will include the following: Supplier coordination, document reviews (including QTRs) Creation of system description and system analysis documents Investigation and root cause analysis of hydro-mechanical systems Supporting our clients in certification and compliance to CS/FAA requirements Supporting certification test planning activities and documentation Preparation of certification test reports and certification summary documentation Managing the offload of work to a UK based team of systems The Systems Engineershould have the following skills or knowledge: New equipment/system design and development for civil aircraft programmes. Certification planning and certification summary/compliance CS/FAR 25 Regulations Flight Control Systems, hydraulic Power and Landing Gear Systems This is an excellent opportunity to work on an exciting overseas project that will include: Competitive daily or hourly rate Paid travel and accommodation Generous subsistence allowance whilst working on assignment. Interviews for the Systems Engineerwill commence with immediate effect with a view to starting as soon as possible. For further information on this 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 Contracts are those of an Employment Business.

Contract / Japan

Electrical Design Engineer

Due to continued growth this provider of electrical & process control services to industrial, commercial and agricultural industries is looking to recruit an experienced Electrical Design Engineer. Salary: Circa £35 - £50,000 plus benefits Suitable for: Electrical Design Engineer, Controls Engineer, Control Systems Engineer, PLC Programmer, Project Manager The successful Electrical Design Engineer will take the design concept from the initial user required specification and produce electrical documentation for control panel systems, instrumentation and electrical installation. To see the project through to in house testing and verification. Key Responsibilities: To produce all design documentation for assigned project in accordance with customer requirements including customer design specifications, IO schedules & electrical drawings. To cover electrical, instrumentation and control. To produce a Functional Design Specification (FDS) from the User Requirement Specification (URS). Design of control systems in accordance with approved design documents using a formal structured approach. Design of machinery safety systems. To aid project management of each assigned job – to organise labour, organise materials and sign off keeping within the specified time frame. To program PLC & HMI systems in accordance with approved design documents using a formal structured approach. To fully document any design / spec modifications. To manage technical documentation and production of O&M manuals. Liaise with customer’s representatives and attend technical meetings as required. To assist Project Manager with project resource, schedule, costs and administrative tasks. Background and experience: Qualifications Electrical Competency Qualification 18th Edition BS7671 ATEX Design BSEN 60079 JiB CSCS Card (Gold Card) Experience 4 years plus design experience on electrical installation and instrumentation/control systems Design of Control Systems, PLCs, Instrumentation & Controls Dealing with client face to face Knowledge CAD based drawing package (ideally EPlan) Instrumentation BS7671 BS60204 Design Experience Other design specs, standards etc Control & Instrumentation Automation Please apply as soon as possible to be considered for this exciting Electrical Design 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 / Ipswich

Electrical Vehicle Technician

Job title: 5 Electrical Vehicle Fitters/Technicians Salary Range: £18.00 - £20.00 per hour Hours: 06:00 - 18:00 Monday to Thursday 06:00 - 13:30 Friday Location: Telford, Shropshire 2- 3 month rolling contract working for a leading vehicle manufacturing business 5 electrical vehicle fitters are required with knowledge of electrically fitting, building, maintaining, servicing and converting commercial vehicles. Candidates with experience of auto electrics and electrical assembly would be well received. Due to a large order this client based in Telford requires 5 experienced, dynamic, leading electrical vehicle fitters with fitting, maintaining, servicing and converting experience to undergo a 2-3 month rolling contract role. As an electrical vehicle fitter you will be required to: Electrically install, convert, wire and fit commercial vehicles ensuring health and safety requirements are met and provide advice on Electrical Regulations. Highlight any quality issues and support problem solving activity with Production, Production Engineering and Design Engineering. To learn and carry out a range of jobs within manufacturing, to assemble a wide variety of components within a vehicle. To read electrical and engineering drawings and layouts. To assess electrical problems, have the ability to diagnose faults, isolate the issue and solve it, or support the Design Engineering team/ External Electrical Expert (i.e. Suppliers) in its resolution. To look at electrical grids, evaluate problems. And make sure correct installation. Demonstrate good manual dexterity. Determine size and capacity of wires and cables; use of hand tools and handle small components The Vehicle Fitter should have the following skills or experience: Qualification in High Voltage: IEE 18 th or 17 th edition City and Guilds Good knowledge of health and safety practices, in particular electrical regulations NVQ level 3 in vehicle mechanics(desirable) Inspection and Testing(desirable) PAT certificate(desirable) This is an excellent opportunity for anyone with knowledge of electrically fitting vehicles. In return for your experience, this Telford manufacturer will offer you: 2- 3 month rolling contract position £18.00 - £20.00 per hour 06:00 - 18:00 Monday to Thursday 06:00 - 13:30 Friday Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon. If you have knowledge of electrical vehicle fitting on commercial vehicles, HGVs or PSV and you want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the electrical vehicle Fitter role, 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 / Telford

Mechanical Design Engineer

Mechanical Design Engineer Location: Lichfield Industry/Sector: Automation A new Mechanical Design Engineer is required within 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. 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 the Mechanical Design Engineer will include the following: Conceptual design, prototyping and testing of new products Continuous improvement / value engineering of existing products Provision of test support Delivery of technical training Liaison with suppliers on technical aspects of integration of new products in to product range Compile supporting technical documentation The suitable candidate for the Mechanical Design Engineer role will need to possess the following competences: Relevant degree or demonstrable experience working in a relevant product design and development environment. Experienced Solidworks user. Knowledge of materials and manufacturing processes Design of mechanical and electromechanical devices (e.g. small gear boxes etc.) Project management of whole product development cycle Design development from concept to series production Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon. If you have knowledge of mechanical design and automation and you want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the Mechanical 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
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