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Jonathan Lee Chairman posted about 2 months ago


After more than 4 decades in business, I have been extremely proud of our team and particularly the managers who have contributed so much to our continued success and growth over that period.

It therefore gives me enormous pleasure to announce that with effect from 1 May 2021, we have invited Grant Nisbet, Jason Cole, Jon Blaze and Mark Bignell to join the Board of Directors for Jonathan Lee Recruitment.

With combined service of more than 56 years, our new Directors have been instrumental in leading our excellent teams to give the very best service to our clients, candidates and contractors in the engineering, manufacturing and technology sectors.

The last 12 months have not been easy in the recruitment world and both myself and David Hale, our Managing Director, are delighted to be able to recognise their outstanding contribution to protecting the business through the pandemic.

We truly believe these appointments will strengthen the Board, provide a fresh perspective on the challenges we face in a post-Covid economy and safeguard the future of the company.

I am sure you will join me in passing your congratulations to Grant, Jason, Jon and Mark.

Picture left to right:  Jason Cole, Mark Bignell, Jonathan Lee, Grant Nisbet, Jon Blaze, David Hale

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Buyer

Buyer Salary - £15.00 per hour (Temp to Perm) Location – Coventry Buyer /Purchasing / Sage/ Automotive We are working in partnership with this superb, specialist Automotive business based in the Coventry area where you will be working closely with commercial and purchasing teams in the role of a Buyer. We have been asked to recruit a Buyer to support the business with strong Buyer and purchasing experience for a Temp - Perm contract. Candidates with experience of the Manufacturing/Automotive industry would be well received. As a Buyer you will be required to: Manage Inventory Levels Interact and coordinate with suppliers Place Purchase orders with suppliers Manage and resolve issues regarding PO/Invoice discrepancies Monitor supply and demand. Communicate with stakeholders. Manage approved suppliers (Automotive) Manage Purchase orders/material flow into the business Negotiate deals with suppliers Analyse inventory levels Candidates should have the following skills or experience: Previous experience as a Buyer (preferably in an automotive environment) Previous Purchasing experience Excellent IT skills (Excel, Word) Excellent communication skills Driven and motivated Excellent organisational skills and accuracy Able to show initiative. Experience in a fast-paced environment Experience of Sage Software This is an excellent opportunity for anyone with Buyer/Planning experience to develop your career further within a growing organisation. Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon. If you would like to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the Buyer position, please contact Kerry Heath at Jonathan Lee Recruitment at Kerry.heath@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 Contracts are those of an Employment Business.

Contract / Coventry

Body and Security Design and Release Engineer - 54205

Title: Body and Security Design and Release Engineer Division: Product Development Contract Position based at: Dunton Rate - up to £20.84 per hour LTD rate (which equals  - Up to £16.47/hour PAYE rate) INSIDE IR35 Position Description: EESE Body Electronics Module CV Application Engineer - Design and release engineer for Body and Security electronics components, software and features for Commercial Vehicle applications. Develop product and feature definitions, assumptions and targets with Marketing, Program Planning and Program Management. Lead engineering tasks to support programme milestones and gateways. Design, develop, integrate and test hardware and software to meet feature and system specification requirements, to program targets (cost, weight and timing). Lead sourcing with Purchasing, Finance and Cost Estimating. Project manage high volume electronics suppliers to deliver the required engineering development and testing support. Support packaging of sensors and ECUs - meeting functional design rules in CAD and associated DPA requirements. Lead compatibility review process, cascading requirements to interfacing components and modules. Support latest software processes, CAN message lists, signal database development, and cyber security. Plan and coordinate design verification and validation testing to support engineering sign off gateways (HiL, SiL, Buck, Vehicle). Support prototype builds and production launches at vehicle assembly plants. Support manufacturing requirements, diagnostics and EOL compatibility. Lead investigations and resolutions for any test failures, launch issues and customer quality concerns. Support programme meetings, monitor delivery performance and conduct weekly status report-outs to management to forums. Use lessons learnt, quality data, and FMA tools for continuous improvement. Skills Required: Demonstrate the application and deployment of design methodologies, engineering processes and quality tools. Excellent knowledge of Word, Excel, Outlook and PC based apps. Project management skills with a thorough attention to detail. Able to demonstrate initiative, perseverance, and liaison skills working with a global team. Skills Preferred: Knowledge of Ford Global Product Development System and Ford Engineering Tools and Processes: VSEM, GPDS, eFDVS, AVBOM, WERS,AIMS, Teamcenter. Experience Required: Experience in electrical or electronic systems, hardware and/or software. Fully conversant in all Design & Release tools (WERS / GPDS etc). Minimum of 2-years of PT Development experience. Experience Preferred: Systems engineering, vehicle testing, automotive electronics. Education Required: Engineering degree or equivalent or two thirds of a degree course completed with commitment to complete studies. Minimum of 2:2 Engineering degree in:-Automotive Engineering, Electronic Systems, or Electrical Engineering. Other Engineering/pure science degrees will be considered on a case to case basis. Additional Information: ** THIS POSITION IS CONFIRMED INSIDE IR35 ** To apply for this role please send your CV to rachel.meacham@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 Contracts are those of an Employment Business.

Contract / Basildon

Mechanical Design Engineer

Mechanical Design Engineer Excellent basic salary, bonus and benefits package Wiltshire We are currently recruiting Mechanical Design Engineers for a motors research and development team. Candidates with strongmechnical design experience with a background in complex engineering analysis and problem solving are required to Join the team in a state of the art R&D facility based in Wiltshire. Responsibilities Delivering concepts to proof of principle ensuring compliance with DFM and DFA processes. Developing innovative concepts with high value intellectual property Generate design concepts for complex motor components. Use of 3D CAD packages to produce engineering drawings for components and assemblies.    Requirements Degree in Mechanical Engineering, physics or similar Electro - mechanical component design. Ability to generate concepts from scratch. Capability to use 3D design software packages. A solid understanding of GD&T. This is an excellent opportunity for a mechanical engineering professional to develop their career and work in a dynamic, high technology R&D environment. In return for your experience, this Wiltshire based company will offer you: 27 days holiday plus bank holidays. Excellent pension and benefits package. Competitive salary and annual bonus scheme If you are a Mechanical Design Engineer with suitable experience and you want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the Mechanical Engineer positions, 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 / Swindon

Software Developer

I am currently working on an exclusive basis to recruit a Senior Software Developer into an exciting software analysis and modelling company. Their core sectors are focused on research, analysis and engineering in oil & gas, wet renewables, oceanographic, seismic, defence, and aquaculture, this continuously developing software constantly supports the needs of evolving engineering challenges and new market requirements. The succesful applicant will be an experienced software developer that has a robust attitude and have the abiliity to self start. Responsibilities develop software for tnternal database of customer licences, including both the back-end database, and the front-end GUI. Integration of Flexnet Publisher and the products in software suite. Cloud and distributed computing options for the software suite. MSI based installation program for the software suite. Skills and Experience A sound technical background as evidenced by a good honours, or higher degree in a predominantly numerate or computing related subject. An enquiring mind, along with attention to detail and a strong desire to fully understand technical issues. Expertise in across the board software development which should include development in one or more of the following languages and functions: C#, Delphi, Python, svn, git, WiX (for installation). An excellent grasp of development for MS Windows operating systems is essential. Superb communication skills with the ability to offer direct customer support to end users and customers.  A competitive salary and benefits plus relocation support are available for the successful candidate.  Joining this business, you will work with a small, fully established consultative team working in a technically strong, but globally facing environment. Candidates will need to be eligible to work in the UK and have a passport to support international travel. If you feel you have the technical and professional expertise to support this role, as well have the personal interest to embrace an alternative working environment and lifestyle, then please apply directly or 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 / Kendal

Senior Development Engineer - 54156

Title: Senior Development Engineer Division: Product Development Contract Position based at: Dunton Rate: up to £23 per hour LTD rate (which equals c£18.13/hour PAYE rate) INSIDE IR35 Position Description: Senior Development Engineer, Lead Cold Calibration Development Skills Required: Cold Calibration development. Lead test cell calibration activities in-line with FASP dyno task plan. Report Writing. Ability to work effectively in a team. Skills Preferred: Understanding of Ford GPDS and its application. Wider calibration feature knowledge. ATi Vision experience. AVL Concerto Experience. DoE knowledge & experience. Process Development. Experience Required: Minimum 2 year Diesel Calibration Experience. Experience Preferred: 5 years Diesel Calibration Experience Preferred. Education Required: Degree Level or Equivalent. Education Preferred: Degree or equivalent in Mechanical Engineering. Additional Information: ** THIS POSITION IS CONFIRMED INSIDE IR35 ** To apply for this role please send your CV to rachel.meacham@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 Contracts are those of an Employment Business.

Contract / Basildon

Senior Production Scheduler / Purchasing Lead

Birmingham based, outside the clean air zone Strong salary with perfomance bonus Small batch manufacturing, SME business  A leading global manufacturing company is currently recruiting a Senior Production Scheduler / Purchasing Lead to join the Operations Team on a permanent basis. Proven experience within a Production Planning / Scheduling / Purchasing & manufacturing background essential. You will be a member of the Operations Team, The Senior Production Scheduler / Purchasing Lead will be responsible for scheduling manufacturing within on-site manufacturing cells including CNC, Pressings & final assembly whilst supporting the company OTIF targets, whilst developing strong relationships with raw material supply chain. This includes the sequencing of the production schedule to maximize efficiencies in setup times and work order release, as well as creating the Master Production Schedule in line with capacity and customer demand. The key roles and responsibilities of the Senior Production Scheduler / Purchasing Lead role and not be limited to: Balance customer demand requirements with manufacturing and supplier capabilities/capacities to ensure completion of customer requirements on time and in full Develop Master Production Schedule for use in Materials Requirement Planning system to generate requirements for manufactured and purchased parts while ensuring desired inventory levels are maintained Responsible for analysing, achieving, and sustaining Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) rules related to master scheduling Analyse data, including enterprise requirements planning information and prepares reports as needed to facilitate and recommend actions to ensure optimal supply chain execution Performs analysis of material and production trends in order to align planning parameters and set inventory levels to protect production against short-term customer demand volatility and sustain Inventory Days on Hand target levels Lead Planner-to-Planner activities in the scheduling of company demand for designated suppliers Responsible for designated Value Stream's Work Order Leading Indicators, including WO On Time Release, Schedule Accuracy and Schedule Volatility Collaborate with Operation Team to ensure alignment with Master Production Schedules and SIOP. Support production in the creation of rework orders and the Defective Material Review as required Key skills and experience required for Senior Production Scheduler / Lead Scheduler role and not limited to: Proven experience within a similar production planning / scheduling / purchasing role Manufacturing background - small batch manufacturing MRP / ERP including system implementation IT Literate - Excel Excellent communication skills, both written and spoken Strong People Management skills Previous experience of working in a small batch, SME environment is essential  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

Senior Design and Delivery Engineer (Subframes) - 37069

Title: Senior Design and Delivery Engineer (Subframes) - 37069 Division: Special Vehicle Operations Contract Position based at: Fen End Rate -  Up to £30.22/hour Ltd Co (which equals circa £23.31/hour PAYE rate) Position Description: 3 KEY SKILLS REQUIRED: Engineering Design - MUST HAVE Proven design experience with passenger vehicle subframes, in aluminium casting & welding, from concept through to production. Project management - Ability to deliver demanding project timelines, accountable for all aspects of the technical / project delivery & leading the internal matrix team / supply base. Knowledge of JLR working practices & processes. Experience Required: Proven problem solving skills and have experience in 3D component design and analysis including aluminium and steel structural components. Experience in mechanical design of safety critical structural components. Demonstrate effective team management and strong project management skills with experience of managing the delivery of multiple projects to tight deadlines. In house design capability - must have proven aluminium casting design experience, core design know-how and casting DFM capability. Experience Preferred: Working knowledge of CAE tools used for FEA stress analysis, CAD authoring and PLM softwares. Ability to produce detailed engineering drawings of complex assemblies, including application of appropriate GD&T. Good presentation and communication skills. Additional Information: INSIDE IR35 To apply for this role please send your CV to rachel.meacham@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 Contracts are those of an Employment Business.

Contract / Warwick

Electronic Designer

An Electronics Design Engineeris required to join a growing, niche engineering company that specialise in the design and development of green vehicle technologies such as electric, hybrid and fuel cell powered forms of transportation. Posiitons exist on a contract or permannet basis.   Electronics Design Engineer- Key Responsibilities Design of analogue and digital electronics. Follow hardware process and ensure designs and products are compliant with the relevant quality standards. Project planning and implementation. Low Level driver development in C  Technical Skills and Experience required for Electronics Design Engineer Ideally have first tier or OEM automotive electronic design experience of analogue and digital circuits. Good grasp of PCB layouts and schematic capture. Understanding of CAN bus comms and microcontroller configuration. Degree in an electrical or electronics related subject   This is an excellent opportunity for an automotive electronics specialist to develop your career and work in a highly technical environment. In return for your experience, this Warwickshire based company will offer you: Excellent salary Flexible benefits package Opportunity to work on product development of innovative technologies and prototypes. If you feel you meet the requirements for the role of the Electronics Design Engineer, 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 / Stratford-upon-Avon

Service Engineer

Service Engineer - Birmingham - £35k + benefits Processing Machines UK and Ireland Travel will be required. You will need to be in commutable distance of the Birmingham office. Hours: 8.30am - 5pm Useful Skills: Conveyors, cutting machines, industrial machines, capital equipment, food processing machines, Servicing, Service Engineer, Technical Engineer, Applications Engineer An Service Engineer is required to join a leading provider of food processing machines based in Birmingham. You will be the first point of contact for our customers with regards to service and support so making a great impression is key, therefore we are looking for enthusiastic and driven individuals to join our dynamic team. This position is more than servicing it is also providing technical solutions to our customers and up selling.   As the Service Engineer you will require the following skills and experiences: Resilience and a must can do attitude. Engineering background at degree level or similar would be beneficial plus a history of customer support. Ability to up sell products. Previous experience in service would be an advantage. Strong communication skills are a must. Ability to multi-task and prioritise workloads with good time management. Poses a high level of administration ability to effectively manage paperwork. As the Service Engineer your key responsibilities will include: Visiting customers on a daily basis across the UK and Ireland. Over night stay may be required on occasions.  Responsible for conducting maintenance, breakdown calls and training. Develop and execute territory plans for development of the service business. Up sell products. Provide technical customer support internal and external. Daily use of internal CRM system. Must be capable of producing end of month reports following a set template. Support the actions of the sales team. Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon.  If you are interested in this excellent Service Engineer opportunity please apply today or alternatively contact Oliver Smith at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384 446104 or email oliver.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 / Birmingham

Senior Polymer Chemist

The company are one of the most revered manufacturers of household appliances in the world. Due to some exciting new technology and product development projects, they are looking for a Senior Polymer Chemist to support the R&D teams with their development of battery technology. You will have extensive lab experience and be the team advisor on all polymer materials. The Senior Polymer Chemist duties will include: Developing polymer materials for battery technology. Be heavily focused on hands on laboratory work Suggest new polymeric materials and ways of preparing these materials for Li ion batteries Be responsible for understanding material limitations and solving problems to enable rapid implementation of new cell technologies Keep well informed on new developments in both academia and industry Work together with other researchers to develop materials Work within an energetic research environment focused on innovation Be trained and developed to fully understand the R and D process for Li ion batteries The Senior Development Chemist will have: Experience in a research environment developing polymeric materials PhD in Polymer Science or similar Undergraduate degree in Chemistry or related Experience of a Laboratory environment Hardworking and keen to learn Good track record for attention to detail Methodical approach to work Good organisational and planning skills  To apply for this position, please forward your CV to fraser.nibbs@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 / Oxfordshire

Zone Integration Lead Engineer - 37087

Title: Zone Integration Lead Engineer  Division: Electrical Engineering Contract Position based at: Gaydon Rate: up to £32.13/hr Ltd rate (which equals £24.80/hr PAYE rate) INSIDE IR35 Position Description: Zone Integration is responsible for the full vehicle Geometric integration while balancing System and Attribute performance from concept to end of life, across all products. Zone Integration`s main responsibilities fall into 4 areas: 1)      Definition and delivery of the overall Vehicle Layout 2)      Integrating Systems into the vehicle to deliver system and attribute performance 3)      Protecting space in the Vehicle for the Customer first experience 4)      Delivering the appropriate package clearance standards for all power packs in the underfloor zone  Skills Required:  1)      Well-rounded knowledge of vehicle types, propulsion systems and sub systems 2)      Experience of negotiating solutions in an area of technical conflict 3)      CATIA V5 & V6 for detail or packaging design and geometric integration. (Other 3D CAD experience will be considered)  Experience Required:  -          Proven years` experience in product design in at least one functional area -          Experience of CATIA V5 & V6 for detail or packaging design and geometric integration desirable. (Other 3D CAD experience will be considered) -          Structured problem solving approach & issue management skills -          Good communication skills - written, graphical and verbal -          Well-rounded knowledge of vehicle types, propulsion systems and sub systems -          Experience of negotiating solutions in an area of technical conflict -          A proven ability to work within strict timing constraints -          The ability to achieve results in an efficient manner, making effective use of all resources available within the company and outside  Experience Preferred:  -          Experience of using benchmarking tools to support idea generation -          The commitment to deliver quality results in a flexible and dynamic team environment -          Knowledge of electronic based parts listing and family trees would be advantageous. -          A working knowledge of Vehicle Packaging roles and responsibilities would be advantageous. -          Experience of presentation to peers and senior management would be advantageous. Additional Information - Inside IR35. To apply for this role please send your CV to rachel.meacham@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 Contracts are those of an Employment Business.

Contract / Gaydon

Manufacturing Production Support

Manufacturing Production Support General Engineering and Manufacturing Kidderminster, Worcestershire Salary circa £26,000 plus benefits This business is a well-known and well-run general engineering and manufacturing business. They work with several European manufacturing OEM’s. They have seen a good demand in their products across the sectors they are working in and have asked us to recruit an excellent Manufacturing Production Support Coordinator to assist in the smooth operation and organisation of one of their production cells. This role needs you to understand manufacturing and production in a SME environment, you will use your organisational skills to help the Manufacturing Manager in the smooth operation of the cell. There will be an element of administration and data capture to help create efficiencies and better running of the operation. The role could suit either a Team Leader or Warehouse Team Leader who is looking to make a move into operational and production management, as there is an element of understanding production and product flow through a manufacturing plant, including stock levels, inventory, and simple Kanban at line side. Job Purpose Support Production lead in achieving required performance levels. Implement and maintain improvements to increase efficiency. Introduce and maintain 5S standards. Ensure parts availability for smooth process flow. Key responsibilities and duties Organises and takes ownership of parts storage in area. Implements and maintains 5S in the area. Organisation of materials into and out of the area Support production lead in achieving customer requirements and on time delivery. Provide updates at daily production meetings on WIP status. Ensures all stock/WIP transactions are correctly booked on MRP system. Identify and determine corrective action for stock shortages. Liaising with stores to ensure that Kanban parts are replenished regularly. Management of waste materials in work area Supports manufacturing team in achieving quick and accurate stock counts at month end and year end. Advise production lead of issues. Support and recommend improvement activities. Update and maintain visual aids and update production leads where necessary of shortages. Liaise with subcontract and raise purchase orders for paint operations. Kit parts for the next stage of the production process. Load and unload vehicles when required. Promote safe working. Qualifications required/ desirable FLT license. Experience required / desirable Experience within department or company of similar background. Key technical skills in core business areas (ERP Systems, Storage, Process development) Experience of lean manufacturing techniques within an SME. Warehousing Microsoft Excel 5S Personal qualities and attributes required by the Company Dedicated individual who wants to assist in delivering improved performance of the Company. 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 / Kidderminster

Export Administrator

Job Title: Exports Administrator  Location: Peterborough Rate: Up to £15.00 p/h LTD will operate via Umbrella/PAYE (Inside IR35)  Industry: Off-Highway Seeking an Export Administrator to work for one of the world's leading manufacturers of off-highway machinery and diesel and natural gas engines. As Export Administrator you will be responsible for: accurate and timely processing of domestic & export invoices and all associated export documentation Recover proof of export for all non-domestic sales and report out monthly adhere with Export Compliance controls as well as our internal SOX regulations Prepare Export Documentation including but not limited to: Certificates of Origin Phytosanitary Certificates (China Wood Treatment Cert) Certificate of Conformity (Destination Inspection Requirements) Letters of Credit Packaging Declaration EPA Certificates Marine Insurance Certificates Checking and endorsing of BOL (Bill of Lading) Use of Ricardo (Duty suspension management system Work with all facilities to ensure accurate and timely customs documentation Analysis and reporting of Export Docs data (VAT Amalgamation Reporting for HMRC Declaration) Customs Requirements (NES, EPA etc) Supporting Month-end Processes Support any process changes or additional requirements as a result of a Hard Exit (Brexit) As Export Administrator you will demonstrate the following skills and experience: Good IT skills competent user of Outlook, Excel, Word Able to work in a high-pressure environment as part of a team Speed, accuracy, and good organisational skills Experience of Export Documentation Creation and terminology Awareness of EPA regulations and an understanding of Incoterms Knowledge of product offering, distribution operations, and export shipping activities Experience in an Export Docs environment or similar discipline The role will require flexibility around hours to support the 'late shift' (10am to 6pm) once/twice weekly. Interested in the above opportunity? Apply today by sending your CV to kate.stevens@jonlee.co.uk . Candidates must be available immediately and will be based on site. Unfortunately, candidates requiring visa sponsorship CANNOT be considered for this 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 Contracts are those of an Employment Business.

Contract / Peterborough

Systems Engineers (Requirements Management) - 37051

Title: Systems Engineer Division: Powertrain Contract Position based at: Gaydon Rate: up to £27.58/hr Ltd Rate (which equals £21.59/hr PAYE Rate) - INSIDE IR35 Position Description: A Systems Engineer is required with demonstrable experience in Systems Engineering in complex system delivery e.g. automotive or aerospace. Skills Required: Systems Engineering Requirements Management Verification and Validation Experience Required: Experience with requirements management systems e.g. IBM DOORS or similar Demonstrable experience with engineering specifications Able to show experience in the delivery of complex systems including resolution of system level issues Able to show experience of verification and validation of system requirements - e.g. test case authoring, planning, management, result analysis, issue resolution, conducting tests Experience Preferred: Power Electronics Traction Inverters EV Powertrains Electric Vehicle Powertrain Systems 400V and/or 800V Electrical Architectures Education Required: Degree qualified in an Engineering discipline Additional Information: INSIDE IR35. To apply for this role please send your CV to rachel.meacham@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 Contracts are those of an Employment Business.

Contract / Gaydon

Driver Controls Engineer

Driver Controls Engineer (JP00000331) Cranfield £24 per hour PAYE rate (inside IR35) Deliverables / KPIs / SLAs OK judgements at development Design Reviews. Achievement of part cost versus budget. Closure of quality concerns within agreed timescales. No BOM errors affecting vehicle build. Description: Development of Driver Controls (Switches) to meet Design and Test standards. Lead design reviews to ensure the parts under development are delivered in line with program requirements for cost, quality and timing. Maintain part BOM across European vehicles. Prepare functional specifications through discussion with system owners, customer orientated engineering, styling and trim engineers. Review and approve part drawings submitted by suppliers. Manage in-house and supplier validation of the parts. Resolve technical issues with in-house test departments and suppliers. Support vehicle development builds at European manufacturing sites. Investigate, contain and resolve issues as they arise. Conduct vehicle life cycle cost reduction idea generation and implementation. Lead vehicle life cycle warranty investigations and countermeasure implementations. Prepare and present development status and strategy plans to Senior Management. Qualifications, skills training requirements Engineering degree or equivalent. Experience of Driver Controls development within automotive industry or equivalent. Understanding of electrical theory related to Driver Controls and connected circuits. Understanding of manufacturing techniques used for Driver Controls. Familiar with automotive electrical architecture. Experience of BOM management. Appreciation for ergonomic considerations related to Driver Controls. Knowledge of material properties and selection methods. An understanding of LIN or CAN communication. Experience of Driver Control cost drivers and budget setting. Knowledge of 3D CAD tools. Able to travel in the UK and abroad sometimes at short notice, typically for a few days to 2 weeks. To apply for this role please send your cv to rachel.meacham@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 Contracts are those of an Employment Business.

Contract / Cranfield

Instrument Cluster Engineer

Instrument Cluster Engineer (JP00000332) Cranfield £24 per hour PAYE rate (Inside IR35) Deliverables / KPIs / SLAs OK judgements at development Design Reviews. Achievement of part cost versus budget. Closure of quality concerns within agreed timescales. No BOM errors affecting vehicle build. Description: Development of Instrument Cluster, Head-Up Displays and Displays to meet Design and Test standards. Lead design reviews to ensure the parts under development are delivered in line with program requirements for cost, quality and timing. Maintain part BOM across European vehicles. Prepare functional specifications through discussion with system owners, customer orientated engineering, styling and trim engineers. Review and approve part drawings submitted by suppliers. Manage in-house and supplier validation of the parts. Resolve technical issues with in-house test departments and suppliers. Support vehicle development builds at European manufacturing sites. Investigate, contain and resolve issues as they arise. Conduct vehicle life cycle cost reduction idea generation and implementation. Lead vehicle life cycle warranty investigations and countermeasure implementations. Prepare and present development status and strategy plans to Senior Management. Qualifications, skills training requirements Engineering Degree or equivalent. Experience of Instrument Cluster, Head-Up Displays or Displays development within automotive industry or equivalent. Understanding of electrical theory related to the parts and connected circuits. Familiar with software development and validation methods. An understanding of LIN or CAN communication and tools. Familiar with electrical automotive architecture. Experience of BOM management. A selection of the following are required to fulfil the role successfully: Understanding of manufacturing techniques used for the parts. Experience of the parts cost drivers and budget setting. Knowledge of 3D CAD tools. There is an assumption that the individual will be: Well organised and a good communicator. Experienced in supplier management. Able to travel in the UK and abroad sometimes at short notice, typically for a few days to 2 weeks. Competent with PC applications (MS office etc). To apply for this role please send your CV to rachel.meacham@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 Contracts are those of an Employment Business.

Contract / Cranfield

Senior Studio Design Engineer - 37039

Title - Senior Design Studio Engineer Location - Gaydon Rate - up to £38.62/hr Ltd rate which equals £29.96 per hour PAYE Rate (INSIDE IR35) Skills Required: CATIA V5 and TCE experience is essential. V6 and Enovia are desirable. Broad understanding of Design, modelling and Studio Engineering process Knowledge and experience of vehicle packaging, BIW, exterior trim, lighting systems & pedestrian safety; Interior trim, instrument panel, console and door trim engineering and occupant safety; manufacturing & assembly People Skills - a critical element of the role is the resolution of difficult feasibility issues therefore the ability to work in a cross functional team is key. Experience Required: Concept/ Studio Engineering Experience Catia V5 Essential Creation of Concept Solutions to design challenges experience to Include BIW, Body & Trim, Electrical and Vehicle Packaging Experience Preferred: Catia V6 & Enovia experience working with clay modelling team preferred for this role. Expert or Specialist knowledge of the upper canopy would be beneficial. Additional Information: INSIDE IR35 To apply for this role please send your CV to rachel.meacham@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 Contracts are those of an Employment Business.

Contract / Gaydon

Tools and Technology Lead - 37041

Title: Tools and Technology Lead Division: Design Location: Gaydon Rate: - £29.17/hr Ltd (which equals £22.80/hr PAYE rate) An exciting opportunity to drive technology strategy and improvement across the Design function including hardware/software/processes. Co-ordinating multiple stakeholders to deliver projects resulting in tangible business benefits. This role would suit a well organised, forward thinking individual who has a penchant for technology and continuous improvement. It involves working collaboratively with subject matter experts to collate, shape and help drive the projects to fruition. This can involve building business cases to justify investment, as well as working with experts in I.T. and beyond to find solutions to operational issues. Responsibilities for the role include: Chairing regular technology meetings; ensuring effective agendas and minutes as well as ensuring actions are followed through to completion on time. Defining the technology roadmap for all Design disciplines. Process improvement mindset - including working with I.T. to define data storage best practices. Working with the facilities team to ensure transparency of all I.T. hardware across the functional domain. Overview of licence capacity and utilisation. Skills Required: Well organised and proactive. Strategic thinker - future focused Strong communication skills - ability to unify multiple stakeholders Experience Required: Knowledge of the product development process. Previous experience working cross functionally to drive process improvements to fruition. Strategic thinker - with an interest in future technology. A well organised person with good general business knowledge and possesses excellent numeracy, planning, negotiating, communication and presentation skills. Experience chairing meetings and ensuring effective governance/action tracking is followed through Experience Preferred: Experience working with an automotive design studio. Data Visualisation/Reporting e.g. Tableau. Knowledge of data management best practices. Ability to work at all levels, in terms of daily contact with Senior Execs and management in Design and other corporate functions. To apply for this role please send your CV to rachel.mecham@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 Contracts are those of an Employment Business.

Contract / Gaydon

IT PMO Lead - 37048 - up to £28.12/hr Ltd (£22.01/hr PAYE)

Title: IT Project Management Office Lead Division: Information Technology Contract Position based at: Gaydon Rate: - up to £28.12/hr Ltd (which equals £22.01/hr PAYE rate) - INSIDE IR35 Position Description: This role is to provide secondment cover for one of our IT PMO Leads. The contractor is expected to be part of any JLR furloughs. Provides guidance on project governance procedures, processes and tools. Ensures IT Projects comply with the JLR IT Governance Framework Develops, interprets and presents IT management information reports to operational and senior stakeholders to inform key business decision making Uses project reporting information as an early warning system to highlight projects that may need support / other interventions Maintains productive partnerships to bring innovative solutions and best practice ideas into the business areas Ensures the timely closure of projects, including financial and reporting elements Attends lessons learned reviews and ensures these are captured and embedded in relevant changes to organisational systems, tools and processes Ensures any Domain staff involved in projects undertake an appropriate PMO induction including use of PMO tools, processes, methods and frameworks Skills Required: 3 KEY SKILLS REQUIRED Proven experience as PMO lead, or Project Management role, ideally gained within a large, complex organisation Proven strong interpersonal skills and an ability to develop and nurture relationships internally with stakeholders, and able to be both supportive and able to hold the business to account. Ability to multi-task, work accurately at speed and under pressure balancing delivery of conceptual work with attention to detail and hands on delivery Experience Required: Proven experience as PMO lead, or Project Management role, ideally gained within a large, complex organisation Ability to multi-task, work accurately at speed and under pressure balancing delivery of conceptual work with attention to detail and hands on delivery Proven strong interpersonal skills and an ability to develop and nurture relationships internally with stakeholders, and able to be both supportive and able to hold the business to account. Strong analytical IT background, project management and delivery skills Strong analytical skills supported by advanced communication and presentation skills - used to translate IT related issues for operational teams Experience Preferred: Continuous improvement "mind set" with the ability to identify and implement robust solutions and enhancements Knowledge and experience of Planview's Enterprise One toolset for Project & Portfolio Management would be a benefit. Knowledge of Agile and understanding of agile ways of working. Education Required: Qualified Skills Framework for the Information Age at level 3 (or higher) or working towards CAPM, PMP or PRINCE2/ PMO equivalent qualification   To apply for this role please send your CV to rachel.meacham@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 Contracts are those of an Employment Business.

Contract / Warwick

Refrigeration Engineer - Shropshire

Refrigeration Engineer We are looking for an experienced Refrigeration Engineer for a leading UK wide provider of Refrigeration services.   Key responsibilities Cover mainly the Shropshire / Staffordshire region maintaining and servicing Commercial & Supermarket Refrigeration equipment on a number of key customers sites. Respond to breakdowns and carry out planned maintenance to refrigeration systems Provide an exceptional standard of customer service to all clients when on site Ensure all Refrigeration equipment is functional and safe to use Ensure compliance with the relevant Health & Safety requirements whilst adhering to best working practices   Essential Experience Minimum of 5 years' experience in Refrigeration service fault finding and repair work Experienced working on commercial and/or supermarket equipment Either an FGAS, CO2 or Level 2 AC/Refrigeration certification Flexible on travel   Package Salary - Up to £37,000 + OT + bonuses 42.5 hours per week 1 in 5 standby Standby allowance Door to door pay Ongoing training and development opportunities   Relevant skills: Refrigeration, Fridge, Engineer, Technician, Supermarkets, Super Markets, pack system, hydrocarbon, CO2, F-Gas, British Refrigeration, Hydrofluorocarbon, HFC, Carbon dioxide, CO2, Supermarket refrigeration, Trans-critical cycle, refrigeration engineer, field service engineer 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 / Shropshire

Business Development Managers

Business Development Manager To £45,000 plus Car Allowance and Benefits Home based covering either Regional or National role Gas Suppression or Fire Sprinklers or Vacant Property and CCTV Monitoring Business Development Managers are required to generate new business within a National or Regional capacity. Candidates with experience Business Development in either Gas Suppression, Fire Sprinklers, Vacant Property or CCTV Monitoring would be well received. Due to increased workloads this client, a group of leading fire and security companies, based in Warrington, requires Business Development Managers to accurately assess customer requirements and represent the company appropriately with developing sales and ongoing sales relationships. This will include maintaining and developing relationships with existing customers in person and via telephone calls and emails etc. You shall pursue all introduced and solicited sales opportunities. This will include responding promptly to incoming email and phone enquiries from both new and existing customers. Time shall be allocated within your working schedule for cold calling, usually by telephone initially to arrange meetings with potential customers in order to prospect for new business. A monthly target for the number of new customer introductions will be agreed with your line manager. Reporting of sales progress and field activity using the format reports supplied by the company will be required monthly ahead of planned sales meetings which you shall be required to attend. This will include your territory report listing results for the previous month, and a sales forecast. It shall include a list of sales visits made; also identify potential customers and gathered market and new customer information. As required you will support the company at trade exhibitions, events and demonstrations. As a Business Development Manager you will be required to: - Negotiating on price, costs, delivery and specifications with customers; - Challenging any objections with a view to getting the customer to buy; - Advising prospective and actual customers on forthcoming product developments and discussing special promotions; - With the assistance of the Estimating Team and/or your line manager, creating detailed proposal documents, occasionally as part of a formal bidding process; - Liaising with the Contracts Team and Service Team to check the progress of existing orders; - Reviewing your own sales performance, aiming to meet or exceed targets; - Gaining a clear understanding of customers' businesses and requirements; - Feeding future buying trends, competitor information etc. back to the company The Business Development Manager should have the following skills or experience: Experience in Gas Suppression or Fire Sprinklers or Vacant Property and CCTV Monitoring - Personality - Energy, Drive, Enthusiasm - Excellent organisational skills - Professional - Be able to deliver exceptional customer service - Must be able to perform well as an individual and as part of a team This is an excellent opportunity for anyone with experience as a Business Development Manager in Gas Suppression or Fire Sprinklers or Vacant Property and CCTV Monitoring to develop your career. In return for your experience, this Warrington based company will offer you: - Up to £45,000 p.a. - Car Allowance - Commission - Pension Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon. If you have experience as a Business Development Manager within the specific areas and you want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the Business Development Manager role, please contact Melissa Self at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 07398036503 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 / Warrington

Sales Estimator

Sales Estimator Circa £45,000 p.a. Company vehicle, Fuel card and Commission Scheme Maidstone Sprinkler Industry Sales Estimator to support the Division in achieving new business through providing accurate quotations and building strong customer relationships. Candidates with Sprinkler who are an Estimator, Designer or Project Manager who is interested in this role will be well received. Due to increased workloads this client, a UK market leader that specialises in access and safety, electrical services, specialist building access and fire solutions based in Maidstone, requires a Sales Estimator who is able to work to tight deadlines to ensure all quotations are sent to the Client on time. To be organised to ensure all outstanding quotations are regularly reviewed in the view of securing the order. To build strong customer relations. Must be able to drive with a full valid UK licence, to attend site meetings when necessary. As a Sales Estimator you will be required to: - To produce accurate quotations to new and existing clients. - To follow up on outstanding quotations - Contact new and existing clients to ensure we are considered for new quotations. - Promote the company. - To achieve the quote and sales target each month. The Sales Estimator should have the following skills or experience: - Previous experience within a similar role - Good knowledge of Sprinkler Systems - Ability to communicate well and influence others, problem solving skills - Excellent IT skills including Excel and CAD This is an excellent opportunity for anyone with experience as a Sales Estimator to develop your career. In return for your experience, this Maidstone based company will offer you: Up to £45,000 p.a. Company Vehicle and Fuel Card Commission package based on orders achieved Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon. If you have experience as a Sales Estimator within the specific areas and you want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the Sales Estimator role, please contact Melissa Self at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 07398036503   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 / Kent

Graduate Application Engineer

Job Title - Graduate Application Engineer £ 24,000 p.a. - £ 27,000 p.a. Location: Coventry Manufacturing Are you an Engineering Graduate interested in working for a highly successful family run manufacturing business with a dynamic, talented and friendly team? The company Design develop and manufacture some truly market leading solutions in the renewable energy sector and are looking for a Graduate Application Engineer to support customers throughout the project cycle. As a Graduate Application Engineer your day-to-day responsibilities will consist of; Working in a specialist, multi disciplined team offering advanced, industry leading quality products, taking a technical and commercial approach to designing systems for both new and existing customers. Taking a vital role in ensuring that customers are supplied with relevant, fit-for-purpose information as soon as possible, helping to maintain a reputation for market leading service Communicating with customers, suppliers and colleagues to correctly interpret customer requirements, enabling the design and costing of relevant products. This will involve the use of automated product selection software for standard equipment and more in-depth design work for special requirements to produce the necessary technical documents Discuss any additional requirements customers may have during the enquiry stage of a project and issue any revisions if required Process customer order paperwork and produce technical documents to allow contracts team to process orders. Having made sure that all information is accurate and complete, incorporating all necessary paperwork a contract handover meeting must then be held with all relevant members of staff (contracts team, technical, draughtsmen etc.) in order to hand over the project for build and highlight the customer / contract requirements Utilise all technical and customer service tools to pro-actively offer more efficient options that are of benefit to the company, our customers and the end users An exciting opportunity for a Graduate Application Engineer with the following; A relevant degree in Mechanical Engineering / Manufacturing Engineering / Management or Industrial Engineering etc. Some experience in a professional / commercial environment would be advantageous A desire to learn from colleagues, suppliers and customers and the ability to retain and re-use this knowledge is essential. Liking of mathematics and general engineering principles is essential - Candidates with an interest in renewable energy, power generation or sustainable technology are of a particular interest. If you are a Graduate Application Engineer with the right experience and you want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the Graduate Application Engineer role, please contact Matthew Taylor at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 07947943994. 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

Fire Service Engineer

Fire Service Engineer £Competitive Salary p.a. plus benefits London and Home Counties Fire Systems A Fire Service Engineer is required for the servicing and corrective maintenance of fire systems for Commercial clients within London and Home Counties. Candidates with experience of diagnosing and repairing mechanical, electromechanical, and/or electronic equipment would be well received. Due to increased workloads this client, a leading fire and security integrator, based in Stevenage, requires a proactive Fire Service Engineer to carry out minor installation work and correct faults, as required, at Customers' premises. As a Fire Service Engineer you will be required to service and maintain: - Fire alarms - High sensitivity smoke sensing systems - Voice alarms - Public address systems - Emergency lighting - Nurse, warden and staff call systems, - Fire extinguishers, - Induction loops and other associated systems The Fire Service Engineer should have the following skills or experience: - Experience of Fire Alarms - Experience of Installation, Service and Maintenance of Fire Alarms This is an excellent opportunity for anyone with experience or familiar with Morley, C-Tec, Advanced, Kidde, Vesda to develop your career. In return for your experience, this Stevenage based company will offer you: - £Competitive Salary p.a. plus overtime - Company Vehicle - PPE / Uniform - Pension Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon. If you have experience as a Fire Service Engineer and you want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the Fire Service Engineer role, please contact Melissa Self at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 07398036503   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 / Stevenage

Senior Electronics Engineer - Aerospace

Senior Electronics Engineer - Aerospace Electrification – Warwick - £ Competitive + Excellent benefits A Senior Electronics Engineer is required for an expanding, high-technology engineering company. You will develop, and regularly review, new electronic designs for state of the air compressors for fuel cell applications within the aerospace industry.  You will play a key role in ensuring designs meet safety and environmental regulations and best practice. The successful candidate will work within a highly-regarded and multi-disciplinary engineering team As Senior Electronics Engineer you will Design, Develop and Review analogue and digital circuits (from concept to final product) Design, Develop and Review of firmware sub-systems (from concept to final product) Identify and communicate technical risks to project stakeholders. Make decisions on the suitability of engineering design solutions Participate in project reviews and support presentations at relevant Design Review Meetings Liaise and co-operate with the Project Managers and Design Authorities to resolve technical, project or resource problems and conflicts. Identify, select and manage additional electronics resource requirements (internal and external) to execute projects. Supporting the research and development of products within the Company, improving engineering quality, efficiency and cost. Have a high level of both verbal and written communication skills providing regular communication to internal and external stakeholders, customers and suppliers. As Senior Electronics Engineer you will Have R&D and/or product development experience in developing and evolving products per company and customer specifications. Design experience must include analogue circuit experience including experience with Op amps, signal conditioning, power supply design, high accuracy / wide temperature range circuits, and EMI/EMC compatibility. Be familiar with embedded microprocessor / microprocessor selection Experience working in a highly-regulated safety-critical industry is required. Have design experience in harsh environment avionics, and/or other similar safety critical or harsh environment areas. DO-254 and DO-178C familiarity and experience is essential. EMI and environmental qualification experience desired include DO-160, Mil Std-461, Mil-Std-704. Suitably qualified and experienced Electronics Engineers should apply today by contacting Paul Robson at Jonathan Lee Recruitment +44(0)1384 446146  or by emailing their CV and covering letter to paul.robson@jonlee.co.uk. Your CV will be forwarded to Jonathan Lee Recruitment, a leading engineering and manufacturing recruitment consultancy established in 1978. The services advertised by Jonathan Lee Recruitment are those of an Employment Agency.

Permanent / Warwick

Principal Electronics Engineer

Principal Electronics Engineer – Advanced Electric Drive Systems – Milton Keynes - £ Highly Competitive DOE Our client is a highly regarded engineering consultancy, that has pioneered the application of high performance electric drives across a range of technology sectors, notably in the automotive and motorsport arena. They are now expanding their development teams and require a high-calibre and ambitious electronics engineer to contribute to the research and development of their award-winning drive systems. As Principal Electronics Engineer – You will be required to Hold technical ownership of electronic circuitry and sub-components through whole product development lifecycle                                                Technically mentor and develop electronics team.                            Collaborate with internal multidisciplinary engineering teams to ensure design targets are met.                                     Ensure all appropriate requirements and standards are met throughout product development lifecycle                                    Develop and maintain engineering design documentation for electronics circuitry and sub-components                                   Lead resolution of key development, launch and ongoing quality issues involving power electronic assemblies                                                 Provide input into new feature development As Principal Electronics Engineer – You will be Degree qualified in Electrical or Electronic Engineering discipline as a minimum   Have electronics design experience in a relevant industry (Automotive, Marine, Traction or similar)                                 Proven microprocessor and FPGA implementation experience                                     Knowledge of analogue and digital circuit design for complex automotive ECUs                                                  Simulation of electronic circuitry (Preferably with LTSpice)                                            Strong first principles approach with experience delivering tolerance and lifetime calculation Failure mode avoidance experience with demonstrable knowledge of associated processes such as DFMEA and FTA                            Knowledge of best practice approaches for design in accordance with global EMC standards Competent user of schematic capture and PCB design tools (Preferably with Altium Designer)                                                                                       Knowledge of electrified vehicle architectures & platforms                                            Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with strong influencing and engagement skills                                 Suitably qualified and experienced candidates 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 / Milton Keynes

Senior / Lead Engineer - Battery Technology - Electrode and Cell Scale Up

Senior / Lead Engineer– Battery Technology  - Electrode and Cell Scale Up - Coventry - £ Competitive DOE We are seeking an individual with a battery cell manufacturing and process development background, to take a leading role in the delivery of research projects on our client’s battery cell scale-up line. This facility is unique within the UK and allows manufacturing and scientific challenges (such as improving energy density, power density, cost, functional safety, reliability and lifetime) to be investigated and demonstrated for the benefit of industry. As Senior / Lead Engineer – Battery Technology – you will be required to Support the full battery cell manufacturing process, from materials sourcing and storage through to cell formation and testing. Conduct cutting-edge research into battery cell manufacturing methods. Work with internal and external stakeholders to resolve any quality issues that arise, performing root cause analysis, and put corrective actions in place to prevent reoccurrence. Support digitalisation of the battery scale-up facility and identify key process data to be captured across all manufacturing processes. Summarise methods of tracking and tracing from receipt of items to the final delivery of cells and test data. Design and facilitate collaborator workshops to capture and define research opportunities. Ensure that a detailed work programme exists to generate the research outcomes within the agreed time frame. Engage with sector and subject matter specialists, to understand the current industry practice and latest international standards and legislative directives. Support the publication of research outcomes in appropriate journals of international standing and to disseminate the result of research and scholarship in other reputable outlets. Develop plans to ensure that the business outputs agreed with the funding bodies are achieved within the agreed timescales and reported on a regular basis. As Senior / Lead Engineer  - Battery Technology – you will have An Honours degree or equivalent experience. Interest in battery manufacturing together with an enthusiasm for manufacturing process engineering, process control and quality management. Industrial experience in the delivery of quality-controlled manufacturing processes relevant to battery cell and materials manufacture. A good understanding of the current technologies and future trends in cell production. Experience of project management, planning, resource allocation and reporting. The ability to demonstrate a high level of organisational ability. An enthusiastic and energetic personality. Suitably qualified and experienced candidates 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 / Coventry

Senior Software and Controls Engineer

Senior Software and Controls Engineer - Milton Keynes - £ Highly Competitive DOE Our client is a highly regarded engineering consultancy, that has pioneered the application of high performance electric drives across a range of high technology sectors, notably in the automotive and motorsport arena. They are now expanding their development teams and require a specialist to support ground-breaking controller development. This is a medium to high experience position working on mainly passenger car hybrid control and inverter system applications, encompassing design and development (concept through to production). As Senior Software and Controls Engineer - You will be required to Develop control software for electric machine inverter systems and hybrid vehicle applications Develop, test, validate and verify high level control algorithms in MATLAB & Simulink (eg: Motor control, FOC, battery voltage, engine cranking, Filtering, Fault handling, etc.) Develop safety relevant software according to Automotive and Aerospace standards e.g. ISO26262 & DO-178. Integrate high level algorithms with low level embedded software applications Test control algorithms through SiL, MiL, PiL and HiL test processes Support plant model development and test-harness creation Interfacing and supporting other teams & customers with Controls & Software topics Support hardware commissioning, motor dyno testing and data analysis tasks for fault finding. Work on a wide range of associated control engineering tasks. As Senior Software and Controls Engineer - You will be Degree-qualified in either Controls, Software, Electronics or in a related Engineering field Able to demonstrate a track record of success in developing and implementing model-based control strategies for complex electro-mechanical / automotive control applications. Familiar with the Matlab / Simulink / Stateflow - model based development toolchain Mathworks Embedded Coder and other toolboxes or dSPACE TargetLink Experienced with Revision Control and Change Management software. Prior knowledge of inverter systems & electric machine operation is desirable. Suitably qualified and experienced candidates 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 / Milton Keynes

Technical Skills, Capability and Training Manager - 37094

Title: Technical Skills, Capability and Training Manager Contract Position based at: Gaydon and Whitley   Rate:  up to £45.92/hr Ltd rate (up to £35.31/hr PAYE rate) - INSIDE IR35 Position Description: This manager role sits in the Learning Academy and operates using an Agile methodology and mindset within the REFOCUS Capability and Technical Excellence transformation team. This role mentors and supports team members deployed across multiple solution "Squads" (Scrum teams) for the creation of new technical skills / learning solutions to deliver prioritised technical skill development for the transformation pillars and wider enterprise. Solutions may be created in-house through applying existing knowledge or engagement with subject matter experts, and/or in conjunction with external providers. Success will depend on critical review and development of the skills held within the solution squads to enable the timely delivery of effective learning solutions, and hands on support to key projects as a squad member when specific experience in the learning development / design, techniques, methods, approaches and external provision is required for rapid decision making within the squad. This will require a clear understanding of techniques and approaches which enable true capability growth for our employees across the enterprise and the development and tracking of relevant KPIs to measure progression and impact. Essential Knowledge, Skills and Experience: Significant experience of building technical learning solutions. Able to identify any additional resources and likely time required to reach a good solution. Understands the strengths, weakness, and complexity of different approaches and the steps required to deliver new learning solutions successfully. A clear awareness of the trends affecting the sector, and the impact this may have on technical skill requirements for the transformation pillars and the wider enterprise. Some experience of using learning management systems in an organisation of size Previous experience in a similar role with a proven track record of successful delivery with impact. Experience of working with external providers to deliver technical skills/learning solutions Significant experience of writing clear statements of work, identifying and supporting the selection of potential delivery partners. Experience of working with multiple stake holders at all levels to design, build and deploy effective technical skills / learning solutions which are cost effective and deliver results. Personal Profile Essential : An individual who embraces the differences and unique abilities which everyone can bring, working together and empowering others to deliver Will take the initiative and sees failure as an opportunity to learn and grow An individual who builds trust wherever or whoever they are working with and is confident to speak the truth Results driven, demonstrates, tenacity, drive and perseverance, with the ability to deliver in a complex, highly demanding environment. Effective leader, who demonstrates a growth mindset and can build this in others around them Resilient, energetic and enthusiastic, able to deliver results under pressure, whilst responding positively to rapidly changing priorities Strong set of experiences in an engineering / technical / digital discipline who also understands the wider trends affecting the sector. An effective leader and team player, who can identify clear learning outcomes, which are focussed and will make impact. Who is comfortable challenging to ensure real needs are identified and quantified, and who can guide on the appropriate format of solutions which could be deployed? Able to manage complexity in respect of the wide range of factors in creating and implementing success learning interventions through being able to balance conflicting demands of content, cost, learner availability, learner numbers, duration, geography, learner demographics etc. Able to develop relationships with key customers and can use their experience and personal style to ensure that high performance is maintained. Demonstrate the importance of promoting and adopting digital forms of delivery and knowledge transfer where appropriate to support a cultural shift away from face-to-face learning A good communicator who can communicate complex ideas to a range of audiences. Desirable Attributes: Track record of developing technical skills solutions at different levels from novice through to expert. A good understanding of the third-party providers who can provide learning, their methods of working and typical cost profile. Applied experience of developing learning / technical skills solutions in areas such as quality / IT / technology / cyber/ data / agile Applied experience of developing learning solutions in areas such as HR / strategic workforce planning / business intelligent systems / data analytics Experience in building business plans and contracts for technical skills / learning requirements, evaluating their effectiveness and tracking the performance. Evidence of effective stakeholder engagement and change management to produce strong results. Experience of using JIRA / Confluence Education Required A Degree or equivalent experience in an Engineering / Technical / Digital discipline Additional Information: INSIDE IR35 To apply for this role please send your CV to rachel.meacham@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 Contracts are those of an Employment Business.

Contract / Gaydon

Senior Engineering Manager

Senior Engineering Manager (Castings & Forging) £Competitive plus Benefits Shropshire Engineering, Manager, Prototype, Launch, NPI, Manufacturing, DFM, APQP, Casting, Forging, Machining A Senior Engineering Manager (Casting & Forging)  is required with knowledge of taking product designs through all prototype trials and launch activities into full production within a high precision and innovation environment to meet customer requirements. Candidates with experience of new product introduction, launch and product development from a manufacturing perspective with knowledge of casting, forging and/or machining would be well received. Due to continued growth this niche supplier of specialist casting and forged components and machined components based in Shropshire requires a proactive, hands on Senior Engineering Manager who can lead the introduction and launch of new products into manufacturing dealing with customer, suppliers and Engineering Teams to ensure products can be taken from initial design stages, through all prototype phases and into prototype trials and into small to medium volume production. As a Senior Engineering Manager you will be required to: Proactively manage health, safety and environmental matters for the engineering function Responsible for ensuring products and services meet or exceed customers’ expectations for innovation, quality and value Build effective long-term customer relationships Integrate engineering team into daily business operations. Lead and develop employees Help develop and set technical strategy and policy as part of the senior team As a Senior Engineering Manager you will have the following: Primary manufacturing company transforming raw material to high value finished products, ideally conversant with aluminum automotive structures, engine and transmission system applications.  Knowledge of ISO 9001:2015 & IATF16949 2016 Understanding of fluid/thermo/mechanics and the ability to extrapolate these toward design development and improvement of casting products and processes Proficient in FMEA and PDCA problem solving. A demonstrable track record of leadership of an engineering team Demonstrable experience of adapting to the changing market in order to effectively align with industry grand challenges. Recent previous experience in a senior engineering role in a Tier 1 / 2 mid-size manufacturing / casting company. Strong written and verbal communication skills Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon.  If you have managed an Engineering Team/Department in the delivery of new products, process improvement and launch within a powertrain, transmission and/or casting environment, preferably automotive and want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the Senior Engineering Manager role, please contact Mark Bignell at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384 446167 or email mark.bignell@jonlee.co.uk Your CV will be forwarded to Jonathan Lee Recruitment, a leading engineering and manufacturing recruitment consultancy established in 1978. The services advertised by Jonathan Lee Recruitment are those of an Employment Agency.

Permanent / Bridgnorth

Design Engineer (Powertrain)

Senior Design Engineer (Powertrain) £Highly Competitive Plus Benefits  Location: Warwickshire (Remote Working Available) Engine, Powertrain, Design, Development, Prototype, Build, Innovation, Packaging, Integration, Performance, Leadership, Delivery, DFM, DFA, CAD, FEA, Manufacturing  Want to work for a forward thinking organisation that design, develop and build powertrain systems for vehicle applications predominately within the maritime industry, driving engineering excellence across their range of products? We are looking for an experienced and innovative Senior Design Engineer (Powertrain) to help integrate their products into bespoke vehicles from concept through to production across their UK sites following a significant recent investment in the business. The role of Senior Design Engineer (Powertrain) will be to lead the development and integration of powertrain units predominately within maritime applications overseeing all design work and project delivery. A hands-on approach and can-do attitude are essential, as is the ability to challenge mainstream thinking in a constructive and energetic way. You will need to have experience of powertrain development, engineering and integration being responsible for the delivery of all projects including new platforms and support for existing combustion engines programmes. As a Senior Design Engineer (Powertrain) for both products and systems from concept to production, your main responsibilities will include; Designing and integration of powertrain systems into current and new vehicles to ensure the products/systems are packaged effectively to maintain functionality and aesthetical look for high value vehicles Produce CAD drawings and FEA analysis on non-conformance parts to ensure issues are identified quickly and resolved effectively during product development phases. Lead project deliver activities within the supply base and with cross functional teams to ensure the successful launch of products. Lead prototype creation to support the development of components to include gears, drive shafts, pumps, housings, casings and general engine components, specialising in the packaging and integration of the components. Investigation of new technologies and concepts to improve and grow the product range to support new vehicle development programs and enhancements in systems and performance. This is a challenging and exciting role and we are looking for a candidate who can demonstrate that they have the ability and passion to: Design, develop and launch prototype products from concept into production. Integrate and package systems into new vehicle without impacting functionality and aesthetical nature Make critical decisions quickly and robustly to support project gateways and milestones Ensure adherence to processes and procedures whilst not stifling creativity Constructively challenge the status quo You will bring to the role: Significant track record in the design, development and integration of powertrain systems for combustion engines (Gasoline and/or Diesel) having managed suppliers and pulled together cross functional teams to deliver innovation projects. An understanding of Powertrain applications, interaction with subcomponents and the packaging/integration of those products/systems within niche and new vehicles programmes. (ideally with marinisation but not essential) A knowledge of 3D CAD, FEA, CAE, DFM, DFA, product packaging and integration. A drive, commitment and ability to lead design projects from concept performing hands on design activities and calculations to support new product development, liaising with suppliers, customers and engineering teams to deliver results and meet launch deadlines. Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon.  If you have knowledge in the design and development of powertrain products, systems and their integration into vehicle and you want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the Senior Design Engineer (Powertrain) role, please contact Mark Bignell at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384 446167 or email mark.bignell@jonlee.co.uk Your CV will be forwarded to Jonathan Lee Recruitment, a leading engineering and manufacturing recruitment consultancy established in 1978. The services advertised by Jonathan Lee Recruitment are those of an Employment Agency.

Permanent / Stratford-upon-Avon

Process Technician

  Process Technician £Highly Competitive Plus Benefits Shift Rotating Pattern Shropshire Process, Technician, Die Casting, Cast, Mould Tooling, Tooling, Tool Repair, Systems, Manufacturing, Planning, Problem Solving, Improvements, Tool Change & Management A Process Technician is required with knowledge of managing and developing processes within a casting and/or moulding environment looking at process improvements, tooling, tool changes, tool management and waste elimination to support the Process Engineering Team. As a Process Technician you will be required to support the following: -           Promote the companies HSE policies across the department and plant. -           Actively seek to identify areas for process improvement within all areas of tooling, tool change and manufacturing processes to support new -           Instigate correct casting defect diagnosis and identify the KPIV and influence them accordingly -           Daily dialogue with the Production Team to ensure the Die Casting processes meet the delivery objectives (provide Tier 3 daily meeting representation) -           Developing & maintaining process documentation -           Controlling PFMEA documentation and actioning recommendations through score reduction projects -           Develop and implement process improvement strategies through OEE improvements Cost Avoidance projects -           Lead CI improvement activities within the Upstream processes -           Investigate, troubleshoot & resolve – root cause analysis -           Playing a key role in the implementation of new product through design input, launches/burst builds/tool trials -           Forge sound working relationships with suppliers to allow the company to remain at the forefront of HPDC technological advancement. Education / Skills / Experience -           Strong knowledge of production tooling, manufacturing processes predominately from a die cast, casting, moulding and/or forging industry    -           Effective communication and relationship building skills -           Creation of Standard Work Instructions (SWI) -           Continuous Improvement Activities and POKE YOKE (error proofing) -           Understanding of control systems and parameter management -           Knowledge of the impact tooling design has on the Die Casting Process -           Process change management experience -           Metallurgy experience – understanding the impact of alloying elements within aluminium -           Lean manufacturing / OEE -           PFMEA -           Methodical DOE approach  -           HPDC KPIV identification skills -           Root cause analysis/ 8D This is an excellent opportunity for anyone with knowledge of die casting who has exposure to new product launch, process improvement, manufacturing systems and waste elimination seeking to develop your career. In return for your experience, this Shropshire based company will offer you: Competitive salary with excellent benefits package Excellent opportunity to work with a world class organisation were you can progress and develop your career Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon.  If you have knowledge of Process Engineering within a die casting environment, have supported new product launch and process improvement initiatives and want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the Process Technician role, please contact Mark Bignell at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384 446167 or email mark.bignell@jonlee.co.uk Your CV will be forwarded to Jonathan Lee Recruitment, a leading engineering and manufacturing recruitment consultancy established in 1978. The services advertised by Jonathan Lee Recruitment are those of an Employment Agency.

Permanent / Telford

Process Engineer (Die Casting)

  Process Engineer (Die Casting) £Highly Competitive Plus Benefits Shropshire Process, Engineer, Die Casting, Tooling, Systems, Manufacturing, Planning, Problem Solving, Improvements, Tool Change & Management A Process Engineer is required with knowledge of managing and developing processes within a die casting environment looking at process improvements, tooling, tool changes, tool management and waste elimination to support manufacturing operations. As a Process Engineer you will be required to: -           Promote the companies HSE policies across the department and plant. -           Actively present on the shop floor -           Provide Technical lead on Die Casting process related items -           Instigate correct casting defect diagnosis and identify the KPIV and influence them accordingly -           Daily dialogue with the Production Team to ensure the Die Casting processes meet the delivery objectives (provide Tier 3 daily meeting representation) -           Developing & maintaining process documentation -           Controlling PFMEA documentation and actioning recommendations through score reduction projects -           Develop and implement process improvement strategies through OEE improvements Cost Avoidance projects -           Lead CI improvement activities within the Upstream processes -           Investigate, troubleshoot & resolve – root cause analysis -           Offer guidance to others in the business unit through effective communication, leadership, coaching and mentoring. -           Playing a key role in the implementation of new product through design input, launches/burst builds/tool trials -           Forge sound working relationships with suppliers to allow the client to remain at the forefront of HPDC technological advancement. Education / Skills / Experience -           Processes expert within Die Casting -           Effective communication and relationship building skills -           Creation of Standard Work Instructions (SWI) -           Continuous Improvement Activities and POKE YOKE (error proofing) -           Understanding of control systems and parameter management -           Knowledge of the impact tooling design has on the Die Casting Process -           Understanding of VSM, SMED, APQP and PPAP -           Process change management experience -           Metallurgy experience – understanding the impact of alloying elements within aluminium -           Leadership skills mentor and coach team members -           Lean manufacturing / OEE -           PFMEA -           Methodical DOE approach   -           HPDC KPIV identification skills -           Root cause analysis/ 8D This is an excellent opportunity for anyone with knowledge of die casting who has exposure to new product launch, process improvement, manufacturing systems and waste elimination seeking to develop your career. In return for your experience, this Shropshire based company will offer you: Competitive salary with excellent benefits package Relocation assistance provided and sponsorship for individuals with extensive die casting experience Excellent opportunity to work with a world class organisation were you can progress and develop your career Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon.  If you have knowledge of Process Engineering within a die casting environment, have supported new product launch and process improvement initiatives and want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the Process Engineer role, please contact Mark Bignell at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384 446167 or email mark.bignell@jonlee.co.uk Your CV will be forwarded to Jonathan Lee Recruitment, a leading engineering and manufacturing recruitment consultancy established in 1978. The services advertised by Jonathan Lee Recruitment are those of an Employment Agency.

Permanent / Telford

General Manager

Operations Manager   £Highly Competitive Salary, Plus Benefits  Location: Andover, Hampshire UK Operations Manager, Assembly, Logistics, CI, Process Equipment, Manufacturing, Leadership, 8D, 5Y Want to work for a forward thinking Innovation Company that has a track record of delivering work class products to the automotive and aerospace sectors on a small to medium size volume? We are seeking a proactive Operations Manager who can drive process, systems and efficiencies across all areas of the manufacturing and logistics departments. The role of Operations Manager will be to lead the manufacturing and logistics operations covering all areas of quality, performance, processes and improvements to ensure production meets the standards and levels required to deliver highly technical and engineers products and systems within the automotive and aerospace sectors. As an Operations Manager your main responsibilities will be; Representing as Operational Head of Assembly, Logistics and associated Operations. To assist in achieving established targets, driving operational discipline and accountability in the organization. To assist for providing strategic leadership for the company by working with MD / Board to establish long-range goals, strategies, plan and policies. To initiate and lead operation teams towards continuous improvement to achieve operational goals and excellence in quality, cost and delivery, To ensure the well secure safety and environment management system to prevent legal non-compliance. To lead, develop, plan, implement and sustain processes, equipment and procedures within the operations related to manufacturing, engineering and support management functions. To lead, coach and motivate teams to cope with company’s needs to be able to adapt to changes and structure the team to contribute to business results. To identify and drive team competency development both in technical (eg: 8D/ Lean manufacturing/ cost down methodology / waste reduction) and management skill for optimum performance. Ensuring that the organization has adequate reliable resources and equipment to deliver desired business results. This is a challenging and exciting role and as such we are looking for a candidate who have the following: Degree qualification in Engineering or equivalent. Knowledge of engineering, operations and management within an assembly and innovation environment Senior leadership experience in a contract manufacturing and development environment. Ability to identify industry trends, bench marking and world class metrics in manufacturing processes. Able to maintain a vision/ strategy-driven organization to execute and achieve operational goals. Energetic to drive and perseverance to make a difference. Passionate in achieving operational excellence. This is an excellent opportunity for anyone with knowledge of implementing change and driving improvement across all areas of the operations covering manufacturing, logistics and quality within the automotive, aerospace or innovation arena seeking to develop your career. In return for your experience, this Hampshire based company will offer you: An excellent basic salary, with benefits Excellent opportunity to be part of the management team within a growing business, being able to strategically impact business operations across multiple site through the implementation of effective operational processes and procedures Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon.  If you have knowledge in Operations Management in a small to medium manufacturing environment having supported growth, improvement and elimination of waste within an automotive, aerospace and/or innovation arena and want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the Operations Manager role, please contact Mark Bignell at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384 446167 or email mark.bignell@jonlee.co.uk Your CV will be forwarded to Jonathan Lee Recruitment, a leading engineering and manufacturing recruitment consultancy established in 1978. The services advertised by Jonathan Lee Recruitment are those of an Employment Agency.

Permanent / Andover

Manufacturing Engineer / Senior Manufacturing Engineer

Senior Manufacturing Engineer £Competitive Plus Benefits Warwickshire Manufacturing, Prototype, Build, Process, Machining, Assembly, Development, DFM, PFMEA, Launch, NPI Are you a Senior Manufacturing Engineer looking to join an innovation company who are seeking to take new technology and components from conceptual design into production. Based at their Leamington technical centre, the role will be to deliver the design, validation, specification, sourcing, installation and commissioning of manufacturing systems for rotating, machined and assembled components/systems. Working alongside engineering, quality and production functions the Manufacturing Engineer will  support design for manufacture, create process documentation and support prototype and pilot builds. As a Manufacturing Engineer you will be responsible for: Lead DFM activities, including PFMEA and control plan generation. Work alongside supply chain to build make-vs-buy strategy. Define and document processes and controls to meet IATF16949 requirements. Plan and implement a flexible production facility on the Leamington site to deliver prototype, pilot build and initial customer volume. Identify, test and validate manufacturing process for key components and sub-systems in support of make vs buy decision process. Train and develop a team of production technicians in product build, TPM, 5S, SMED and other lean methodologies. Act as a consultant for contract manufacturers and partners to support outsourced volume production. Skills required: Essential Manufacturing experience in an assembly and test environment. Experience in designing, specifying, sourcing and validating assembly tooling and equipment. Ability to critically appraise product designs to improve manufacturability. Ability to create and control process documentation. Ability to expose and solve problems in a manufacturing environment. Ability to fully manage projects and coordinate cross-functional teams. The successful candidate is likely to hold an engineering degree or be able to demonstrate an equivalent level of engineering knowledge. Desirable Automotive or aerospace experience would be an advantage. Experience with electro-mechanical product assembly and test. Experience of a variety of manufacturing processes – Stamping, bonding, plating, grinding, casting, machining. A sound understanding of lean principles in manufacturing. Good PC skills with grounding in 3D CAD and shop floor systems. Qualities Flexible in approach; not afraid to get involved wherever their skills are needed. Be comfortable working without well-established systems and processes. Be tenacious and curious in finding problems and creative in delivering solutions. Able to communicate and engage from shop floor to board level. Willing to travel, including overseas, for short periods. Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon.  If you have knowledge in taking prototype parts into production, devising processes, equipment and systems and want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the Senior Manufacturing Engineers role, please contact Mark Bignell at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384 446167 or email mark.bignell@jonlee.co.uk Your CV will be forwarded to Jonathan Lee Recruitment, a leading engineering and manufacturing recruitment consultancy established in 1978. The services advertised by Jonathan Lee Recruitment are those of an Employment Agency.

Permanent / Warwick

Design Engineer

Design Engineer - Andover, Hampshire - Electro-Mechanical Components Permanent  £30,000 to £40,000 depending on experience  Our client designs, engineers and manufactures innovative electro-mechanical components of the very highest quality for a broad range of applications to the automotive, aerospace, medical, material handling, oil and gas sectors. They provide prototyping, low volume and high volume manufacturing processes. As the Project Design Engineer your responsibilities will include: Working within a small cross-functional team developing electro-mechanical components for a broad range of exciting industries. Working closely with customers on a daily basis and project managing from enquiry to manufacture.  Project manage and prioritise workloads.  Design and concept work using SolidWorks.  You will work extensively with all departments within the business and will have exposure to a range of flagship customers, dealing with all characteristics of the product cycle. As the Project Design Engineer you will require the following skills and experiences: You will have experience of complex assemblies, welded fabrications, electro-mechanical components.  Project Management skills will be essential.  Experience of using SolidWorks. You will have engineering drawing interpretation skills, work with measurement equipment and be well organised in project reporting. Experience of manufacturing components for Aerospace/Automotive or other safety critical industries would be an advantage.   Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon.  If you are interested in this exciting Project Design Engineer opportunity please apply today. If you have any questions about the role, please contact Oliver Smith at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384 446104 or email oliver.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 / Andover

Internal Sales - Metals

Internal Sales - Metals - £20,000 to £30,000 D.O.E Dudley Key words/skills: Internal Sales, sales executive, business development, sales engineer, area sales, inside sales, sales manager, account manager, telesales, metals, pipe, fittings, steel Our Client is a core supplier of specialist fittings and components and other product solutions. Based in the Dudley area and working with specialist metals and manufacturing processes as well as combining other products to provide product 'packages'. We are seeking someone with relevant experience to join the Internal Sales team due to further growth. This vacancy is ideally suited to a self-starter with a proven track record of creating selling opportunities and delivering strong results. The roles main responsibility is to increase the sales of associated piping products to existing and new customers worldwide. The main duties are: Back-to-back trading with existing and new client's small packages of materials from group stock or supply chain. Adding value to our manufacturing capabilities and opportunity to increase revenue. Builds market position by locating, defining & developing consistent business, leading to sustained profitability. Negotiates contracts and closes business deals, integrating the contract requirements with business operations. Maintains up to date market intelligence; creates useful networks and absorbs information from industry publications. Manages major customers and regularly monitoring performance. Takes accountability for meeting or exceeding sales targets (profit) Candidate requirements include: A proven track record of generating new business and enhancing profitability. A sound knowledge of piping components and the supply chain for these products including valves would be an advantage but not essential. Excellent negotiation skills; closing sales & selling to customer needs. Delivers excellent customer service; demonstrating a high level of professionalism and an ability to enhance the reputation and profile of the business. Highly motivated at all times and performs well in a team. Solution seeking; looks beyond standard approach to satisfy customer needs.  If you are interested in this exciting new Internal Sales opportunity, please apply click on the link to apply or alternatively send your CV direct to Oliver.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 / Dudley

Sales Executive

Sales Executive - Newcastle £20,000 + COMPANY CAR + UNCAPPED COMMISSION Account Manager, Business Development Manager, Business Development Executive, Sales Executive, Sales Engineer, Technical Sales, External Sales, Regional Sales, Telesales A Sales Executive is required to join a world class leading freight and logistics solutions provider based in Newcastle. This is an entry level position offering excellent training and progression opportunities.  As the Sales Executive your responsibilities will include; Consistently grow the gross profit and achieve the targets. Maximise all revenue opportunities from existing customers by pro actively pursuing undeveloped areas. Generate new prospect leads and new accounts over the telephone and face-to-face. Process orders and enter sales information on to the CRM system. Monitor orders ensuring that the highest levels of service are carried out at every stage. Provide customers with accurate and cost effective quotations. Prepare weekly/monthly figures of sales activity as instructed by the Branch Manager. You will require the following skills and experiences; Demonstrate an ability to negotiate and influence others both internally and externally. Experience of working in a sales environment is highly desirable.  Have a strong attention to detail and accuracy. Have proven experience of stakeholder management and networking to achieve results. Experience of working to targets and deadlines. Experience of working in a proactive  outbound cold calling sales role either on the phone or face-to-face. Full driving licence Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon. If you are interested in the Sales Executive opportunity please apply today. If you have any questions about the role, please contact Oliver Smith at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384 446104 or email oliver.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 / Newcastle upon Tyne

Mechanical Fitter - Days

Mechanical Fitter Permanent Position Birmingham Special Purpose Manufacturing This is an immediate start for an experienced Mechanical Fitter; we are looking for a person to join a company based in Smethwick. The Mechanical Fitter role will be building special purpose machinery from engineering drawings under minimal supervision on a day shift. We are looking for the following for the Mechanical Fitter position: Strong level of experience in mechanical fitting which includes building machinery from assembly drawings as well as refurbishment of older machinery Appropriate education in engineering Able to work pretty much unsupervised and get on with the work Working with hydraulic and pneumatic components The Mechanical Fitter role is on a day shift pattern and the company are looking to appoint straight away with them offering: Good permanent salary Paid overtime Day hours Further benefits If the Mechanical Fitter job is of interest, then apply now or give Gareth at Jonathan Lee a call. 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 / Smethwick

Sprinkler Designer

Role: Sprinkler Design Engineer Location: Stourbridge, West Midlands    Salary: £Negotiable Overview: We are currently recruiting for an experienced Sprinkler Design Engineer to join our client’s team at their facility in the West Midlands. The role will be working as a member of an experienced and well-established Project and Design team, and the successful candidate would have the opportunity to work on a wide range of interesting and unique projects across the UK. The role: Reporting into the Design and Technical Manager the role will be involved in preparing the design drawings for projects. Working closely with the project team to ensure designs are completed and on time and to the technical submissions standards Involved in attending design meetings as and when necessary and supporting other members of the team Involved in drawing and calculations to ensure compliance within the relevant fire sprinkler system standards Qualifications: Relevant HNC/HND Qualifications LPCB Basic, LPCB intermediate or LPCB FHC 3D modelling packages (Revit or Fabrication CADmep) and BIM Standards Experience of carrying out site surveys, attending client meetings and site installations If you are interested in applying for this role or would like more information, please contact Lee Elwell on 01384 446 154 (Direct Line) or your CV will be forwarded to Jonathan Lee Recruitment, a leading engineering and manufacturing recruitment consultancy established in 1978. The services advertised by Jonathan Lee Contracts are those of an Employment Business. Your CV will be forwarded to Jonathan Lee Recruitment, a leading engineering and manufacturing recruitment consultancy established in 1978. The services advertised by Jonathan Lee Recruitment are those of an Employment Agency.

Permanent / Stourbridge