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Charles Cureton

Principal Consultant
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Charles specialises in the recruitment of technical and engineering professionals to the automation & robotics industry, covering a wide range of roles, including Control Systems Engineers, Electrical Design Engineers, Mechanical Design Engineers, Project Managers, Service & Commissioning Engineers and Robotics Engineers

With over 8 years’ recruitment experience, Charles has worked at various levels, including Consultant, Team Leader and Director, and has extensive knowledge and insight of the industry, which enables him to source the very best engineering & sales professionals.

Charles is dedicated to delivering an exemplary service to both candidates and clients. His reputation for providing a consultative and partnership approach allows him to form long term, productive relationships with his clients, enabling them to grow, compete and succeed in this exciting and innovative industry.

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Control Systems Engineer

Due to growth and futute planning, a well respected systems integration business are looking to recruit 1-2 Control Systems Engineers to join a committed organisation focused on the design, build and commissioning of industrial control systems to the Pharmaceutical, Nuclear, Food and Process Control industries Salary: Circa £30,000 - £38,000 per annum plus benefits Suitable for: Control Systems Engineers, Controls Engineers, PLC Programmers, SCADA Engineers, Automation Engineers Reporting in to the Director you will supply automation, control and instrumentation services to clients of the business. Ideally you will be a Graduate with a couple of years experience working with PLC, HMI & SCADA systems. Key Responsibilities: To carry out or to manage others, as required by project objectives, in necessary activities such as hardware design, panel building, installation, and commissioning of: Industrial control systems. Data collection and processing systems such as Batch, Historian and MES. Instrumentation. Electrical systems up to and including 415V AC (supervision of others may be necessary at higher voltages). To write software for PLCs, controllers and computers Etc. Select and configure SCADA systems. Configure MES systems. Configure Batch and Historian systems. Write technical manuals for projects. Keep up to date with: Latest technology. Professional standards. Safety standards and the SCS health and safety system. Client standards. Company procedures and policies. SCS quality management system. Background and experience: Degree Qualification in a relevant discipline i.e Electrical/Electronic Engineering, Mechatronics, Computer Science 2-3 Years industrial experience within a simlilar environment i.e systems integration, machine builder, end user, highly automated manufacturing environment Demonstratable PLC/HMI/SCADA programming experience Experience with any of the major PLC/HMI/SCADA manufacturers i.e Siemens, Allen Bradley, Schneider, Mitsubishi Ability to work a project through its lifecycle from concept through design, testing and commissioning Prepared to stay away from home when required by the project requirements e.g. site visits, commissioning or managing installations Has access to own transport to visit client’s sites Prepared to travel overseas on business occasionally. This role comes with excellent training & development and can offer a long term career path for the right individuals Please apply as soon as possible to be considered for this exciting Control Systems Engineer role. Due to certain Goverment work, a British Passport Holder would be preferable however applications are welcome from Non-British passport holders who possess the necessary skills and experience Commutable from: Winchester, Aldershot, Basingstoke, Farnham, Guildford, Fareham and Southampton 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 / Alton

Software & Commissioning Engineer

Due to continued growth this leading independent provider of industrial process control & automation solutions are looking to recruit Software & Commissioning Engineers to deliver projects into their Blue Chip customer base both within the UK & Overseas Salary: Circa £35,000 - £50,000 per annum plus benefits Suitable for: Control Systems Engineer, Controls Engineer, Automation Engineer, Sofrware Engineer, Commissioning Engineer, PLC/SCADA Engineer Reporting in to the Project Manager you will produce software programs both PLC and SCADA for process control and automation solutions primarily for the food and beverage industry. Key Responsibilities: The Software Engineer’s role will be to interpret customer requirements and translate into the necessary programming to match the application. Where applicable the Software & Commissioning Engineer will work with the end user to generate a FDS or URS (Functional Design Specification or User Requirement Specification) Once these documents have been generated then the Software & Commissioning Engineer will expected to either work alone or as part of a team to write comprehensive, bespoke code to successfully control the end users process as per design requirements, you may be required to write simulation code to allow for a SAT (Software Acceptance Test) to take place. On certain projects where a MCC or other electrical equipment has been designed and built by others in the company the Software & Commissioning Engineer will be expected to be involved in the full testing of this equipment from a software perspective, ensuring all of the control loops and network interfaces are set up and working correctly. You will work with an Electrical Design Engineer to resolve any issues before delivery to the client. Background and experience: Skills and Experience: Experience within the food industry is an advantage Strong technical electrical understanding and experience is essential, preferably time served apprenticeship Strong verbal and written communication skills are essential Process Logic Control (PLC) and SCADA Experience is essential Testing and Fault finding to component level would be an advantage As part of the commissioning process you will be required to travel to the End users premises to carry out final process commissioning and acceptance, you will be expected to travel within the UK as well as abroad to such areas as Europe, the Middle East, Eastern Block Countries, North and South America as well as Asia and the Indian sub continent. Most commissioning trips will be of 1 to 3 week duration, but on occasion up to 5 weeks away from home may be necessary This role offers an opportunity to work on interesting technical projects for a Blue Chip client base Please apply as soon as possible to be considered for this exciting Software & Commissioning Engineer role Commutable from: Northampton, Corby, Peterborough, Market Harborough, Kettering, Stamford 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 / Oundle

Senior Hardware Engineer

JOB DESCRIPTION Job Title: Senior Hardware Engineer Business: Transmission & Distribution Status: Permanent Location: Stone, Staffordshire Reference: T&D-2020-14 Summary of the role: We are looking for an Enthusiastic Experienced Engineer to join our existing Transmission & Distribution team to perform all aspects of design and implementation of Substation Control & Protection Systems. Suitable candidate must be able to communicate effectively with the customer, have the ability to interpret customer requirements (including schedules, drawings etc.), have an understanding of system engineering design and be prepared to be involved in and lead site visits for the purpose of survey. Suitable candidate would also be involved in extensive substation upgrade programmes. This position would suit someone who has a good grounding in Substation secondary systems engineering and enjoys working in an engineering environment, who is keen to become involved in all aspects of a project and is keen to learn and develop new skills as part of an experienced and committed team. Role description: Working to agreed procedures/methods and standards with configuration and engineering design responsibilities. Interpret and verify customer supplied data and specifications. Produce system designs from customer supplied information using Capula existing generic approach Creating/modifying system drawings, general arrangements, schematics & wiring diagrams etc. Produce client design documentation and test documentation Producing all necessary documentation to support the production of the systems Lead site surveys and assist in the preparation of Health and Safety Documentation Support Site acceptance testing Supervise/lead project team members Essential Skills Experience of substation control & protection systems Experience of substation secondary systems panel design At least, educated to HND level in an Electrical Engineering discipline. Preferably educated to degree level in relevant subject(s). Experience/Knowledge of IEC61850 Computer literate with Autocad and Excel experience. Capable of good customer communications. Methodical approach to the interpretation of customer requirements. Hold a current full driving licence (UK or be able to easily convert to full UK) Must be willing to go for a basic disclosure Scotland check. Desirable Skills Experience Transmission network substations Site Installation and Commissioning experience. Experienced in the GE or Pacis and/or DS Agile Control System Experience of ABB Control Systems. Experience of Protection solutions (GE/Siemens/ABB/SEL) Personal Qualities Ability to work as part of a team. Ability to work well under pressure and to deadlines. Have excellent communication skills. Be flexible in their methods of working. 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 / United Kingdom

Control Systems Engineer

Due to continued growth, a strong order book and new projects, a leading independent provider of industrial software and systems integration solutions is looking to recruit a Control Systems Engineer to work from their offices in either Warrington or Middlesbrough. The company works with high profile blue chip clients across the Pharmaceutical, Medical and Manufacturing industries and experiences outstanding staff retention levels Salary: £35-50k plus benefits Suitable for: Control Systems Engineer, Controls Engineer, Automation Engineer, PLC/SCADA Engineer, Software Engineer, Project Engineer, Systems Engineer The Control Systems Engineer will be responsible for assisting in the design and implementation of process control system solutions and involved in all project lifecycle activities, including fault-finding, the preparation of design specifications and reports, software programming, project execution, testing, installation and commissioning. Other responsibilities include providing technical support to users internally and externally, and assisting your colleagues in ensuring the successful completion of projects on time, to budget and the relevant level of quali You will be responsible for maintaining and developing customer relationships in a highly professional manner. You will also be required to complete all tasks in line with the company Quality Management System. Background and experience: Significant experience in one of the following mainstream PLC / SCADA systems is required. Siemens S7/300, S7/400, S5, Allen Bradley SLC500, PLC5, ControlLogix, CompactLogix.SCADA systems such as WinCC, InTouch, FactoryTalk View, iFIX Applicants may not have knowledge of all these systems but should have a good knowledge of at least one PLC and one SCADA system with sufficient practical experience to be able to work with other types of systems as dictated by project requirements. Ability to work as part of a team of engineers on a day to day basis to ensure that all projects are delivered on time, under budget, with the required quality that the clients expect and in line with the Quality Management System. The successful candidate should have the ability to be able to work with minimal supervision on smaller projects or as part of a team on larger projects. The successful candidate will be required to mentor junior members of staff and be actively involved in their development. The candidate will be expected to produce project documentation, such as design documentation and test specifications and expected to review documents produced by junior engineers. Applicants must have the ability to work on customers sites on their own. They will represent and enhance the company's image in related technical areas. They should be able to quickly gain the confidence of customers and internal staff. A "can do" positive attitude is required with the desire to extend their skill set, take on board new challenges and to help the company grow its reputation and customer base. Good documentation & communication skills are essential for this role. Their staff development ethos encourages team members to think laterally which results in better solutions for their customers. They recognise that to be able to retain the best employees with up-to-the-minute skills, they need to invest in your development. They marry on-the-job experience with formal training and have an open management style – senior personnel are always available to discuss ideas. Over 60% of their workforce has been with the business for more than eight years which they believe demonstrates our commitment to good staff relations. 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

Functional Safety Engineer

Functional Safety Engineer Contract Kingston-Upon-Thames £55-70 per hour Our client, a global provider of systems and solutions for commercial and defence applications are looking for an experienced Functional Safety Engineer joining the Control Systems group within the Engineering department that specifies, designs, implements, tests and delivers Platform Management Systems and other safety-critical and safety-related maritime systems into the Defence marketplace. What you will do: The Functional Safety Engineer's role is to perform safety engineering analysis of software and complex hardware elements with the focus on certification of COTS PE based systems to IEC 61508 or similar. Please note for this particular role, all candidates must be eligible for SC - UK EYES ONLY clearance and therefore be a sole British National passport holder. Background and Experience: ** Please note for this particular role, all candidates must be eligible for SC - UK EYES ONLY clearance and therefore be a sole British National passport holder.** Required: • Relevant work experience in a safety-related engineering environment • Understanding and demonstration of compliance to international and defence standards such as IEC 61508 and Def Stan 056 • Experience in safety assurance of COTS PE based systems or high integrity software • Ability to understand hardware and software failure modes, causes and effects • Experience in achieving certification for SIL2 systems or equivalent • Experience in some areas safety/reliability analysis techniques: hazard identification and analysis, FMECA, FTA, Functional Failure Analysis • Ability to work in a multi-disciplinary team (e.g. systems, hardware, software and ILS engineers, project management, customer and supplier engineering teams) • Degree, HND, HNC in Electrical/ Electronic/ Control/ Software/ Systems Engineering or related discipline • UK Eyes Only Security Clearance required - Sole British Passport holders Only Desirable Criteria: • Experience of ship’s machinery control systems, Commercial or Military Maritime engineering • Experience of leading a team of safety and/or software engineers • Safety requirements capture and negotiation • PLC Code Development to IEC61131 - Ladder and Function Block • HMI /SCADA Software Development and Human Factors Engineering • Knowledge of formal Validation and Verification processes • Integration, Test and Fault Diagnosis on complex PLC based systems • UK Defence experience on maritime projects For more information to apply please contact Charles Cureton of Jonathan Lee Recruitment. Your CV will be forwarded to Jonathan Lee Recruitment, a leading engineering and manufacturing recruitment consultancy established in 1978. The services advertised by Jonathan Lee Contracts are those of an Employment Business.

Contract / New Malden

Control Systems Project Engineer

Due to significant expansion a leading specialist in the manufacture of materials processing equipment and energy from waste power generation is currently recruiting a Control Systems Project Engineer You must have good process control knowledge and be able to deliver control systems projects Commutable from: Northampton, Milton Keynes, Bedford, Kettering, Rushden, Peterborough, Corby, St Neots Salary: £ 38,000 - £ 45,000 p.a. + benefits Suitable for: Control Systems Engineer, Controls Engineer, PLC/SCADA Engineer, Automation Engineer, Project Engineer The Role You will be part of a small team of cross functional engineering specialists within the Process and Controls Engineering department. The team's overall purpose will be to look at new concepts, introducing new technology to the company, implementing new developments, overseeing new projects and assisting the manufacturing department in Project delivery. Reporting to the Process & Controls Manager, the Controls Engineer will be a key role and will be accountable for developing Functional Design Specifications, developing PLC / HMI software developments and designing controls systems across a broad range of projects. Key responsibilities will include the following: Working closely with the senior stakeholders of the business, to provide Controls engineering expertise for a broad range of projects and new product developments. Implement upgrades and improvements to existing Controls systems within the on-site Power Plant. Implement new software developments for Projects and product developments Develop Functional Design Specifications (FDS) for all software developments. Develop and implement new Allen Bradley PLC/ HMI designs and modifications to existing ones. Knowledge of Wonderware Intouch SCADA Work closely with the Process, Electrical and Mechanical Engineering team members Provide support for product implementations and commissioning of plant Review existing processes and work on upgrades / improvements. Display excellent analytical skills, with the ability to specify and implement new innovative Controls systems. Good communication with all stakeholders ensuring full compliance to designs and budgets. Identify and provide solutions that meet the highest levels of Health & Safety, Quality and Regulatory standards. Provide regular and up to date reports on progress of projects to senior management. The Person We are looking for a proactive and experienced Controls Engineer who also possesses a sound electrical and mechanical knowledge, and is familiar with contactor logic, safety relays and inverter drives. Ideally from a thermal, steam, pressure systems, waste energy or power plant background, preference will be given to candidates who demonstrate a desire for a hands on role and who can apply their knowledge across a variety of applications. As important is the ability to be a quick learner and to analysis problems using engineering principals to present relevant ideas and solutions. A suitable degree in electrical / controls / software engineering would be advantageous, coupled with at least five years' experience in a related field. A hands-on approach, with the ability to liaise with all levels within the organisation, and with a strong desire to work within a dynamic team with exposure to a wide variety of projects. Excellent verbal and written English communication skills. 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 / Rushden

Lead Hardware Design Engineer

Due to signifinant success this leading automation solutions provider is currently recruiting a Lead Hardware Design Engineer to provide overall responsibility of the Hardware Design department Commutable from: Shifnal, Stafford, Telford, Shrewsbury, Wolverhampton, Bridgnorth Salary: £ 45,000 - £ 55,000 p.a. + bonus and benefits Suitable for: Hardware Design Manager, Electrical Design Manager, Hardware Design Engineer, Electrical Design Engineer The Role You will have overall responsibility of the Hardware Design Department, department strategy including team, software systems, and procedural development. The efficient man management of the Hardware Design Team members, ensuring adherence to current EU, UK standards, company standards and industry best practice. Job Objectives will include: To ensure that Hardware Design Department is efficiently and effectively deployed on all applicable company projects to meet the required project milestones To carry out detailed electrical hardware design, ensuring adherence to all appropriate industry standards and regulations and in accordance with customer specifications Complete all design calculations as required on a per project basis, including power, short circuit, volt drop, heat dissipation Provide a high-quality service to customers, whilst delivering hardware design drawings in line with the Company's Philosophy & Electrical Design Standard. Including but not limited to Layouts, Schematics, Cable Schedules, BOM's, Labelling, Coordinating the manufacturing, test, despatch of designed items Maintain the Company's reputation as a leading-edge systems integrator The Person You should have team leadership/man management skills and a strong understanding of the hardware design of control systems with any of the major CAD packages ie Eplan, AutoCAD Electrical or Solidworks 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

Drives & Controls Repair Engineer

Drives & Controls Repair Engineer Salary £30000 - £40000/annum, Pension, Overtime, Life Assurance, Sick Pay Scheme Location - Stoke on Trent An Drives & Controls Repair Engineer is required for a company that provide Industrial automation machinery, equipment repair and servicing. The role will focus on repairing variable speed drives and fault finding PCB's down to component level As a Drives & Controls Repair Engineer, your responsibilities will include: Diagnose and fault find to component level Repair and testing of various OEM’s products; for example: (Siemens, Fanuc, Indramat, Allen Bradley and Control Techniques) Reverse engineer Interpret drawings and connection details Site work including retrofitting Provide after care support to customers Plan with team members work schedules, performance measures and resource requirements which will ensure team targets will be achieved Agree with team members the allocation of tasks, rotating responsibilities as appropriate to achieve flexibility and the best use of the skills and capabilities of team members To be successful as a Drives & Controls Repair Engineer you should have the following skills: A successful track record within the repair industry Ability to interpret diagrams Fault find PCBs to Component level Ability to solder through hole and/or surface mount PCB's. This is an excellent opportunity for anyone looking for anyone looking for a new role as a Drives & Controls Repair Engineer, in return you will be offered: Good salary, overtime and call out rates 25 days holiday + bank holidays Pension, Life Assurance and Company Sick Pay Scheme Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high, should you want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the Drives & Controls Repair Engineer role, please contact Charles Cureton at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384 446 105 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 / Staffordshire

Service/Project Engineer - Banbury/Oxford

Service/ Project Engineer UK Travel – Occasional nights away from home £33,000 - £37,000 + Car Allowance + Company Bonus + Paid Overtime + Company Pension (Salary Exchange) Banbury/Oxford An Electrical/ Electronic Engineer is now required with a good experience of installation and commissioning. Candidates with experience of working with auto indentation and vision systems would be well received. As a Service/ Project Engineer you will be required to complete the following tasks: Establish and maintain knowledge of Auto Identification Vision products, their support and their applications Carry out preventative maintenance, support, repair and breakdown visits Carry out all aspects of system installation, commissioning and support Ensure all visit reports are dealt with according to the standards Build, maintain and develop strong links with customers Work closely with Manager, Project Manager and Admin of the Team to ensure that projects are completed on time and within budget Prepare and deliver training for customers and employees The Service/ Project Engineer should have the following skills and experience: BTEC in Electrical / Electronic Engineering or a background and / or a minimum of 2 years’ experience in a similar industrial role in the UK Experience with Auto Ident and/or Vision applications and/or controls PLC experience and commissioning using GUI Excellent interpersonal skills Excellent, fluent communication skills, both verbal and written Excellent telephone manners Self-motivated and enthusiastic Keen to learn new technology Outgoing Team player, able to work on their own initiative and as part of a team Attention to detail and able to work to deadlines Computer literate and able to use Microsoft Office suite Flexibility with working hours and able and prepared to travel (occasionally outside the UK), stay away overnight and occasionally work at nights and weekends This is an excellent opportunity for anyone with knowledge of Electrical/ Electronic Engineering to join a well-established company that provides intelligent electronic solutions to distribution centres and airports to mention just a few. In return for your experience this company will offer you a salary of £33,000 - £37,000 plus overtime (travel is paid door to door), 21% bonus scheme, car allowance, private healthcare, pension scheme (Salary Exchange) and ongoing training. Along with 22 days annual holiday in addition to Bank and National holidays, going up every year by 1 day until a maximum of 35 days. This is a homebased role and you are expected to stay away from home from time to time. We are keen to hear from engineers living from within and around Birmingham, Solihull, Coventry, Leamington Spa, Redditch, Stratford-upon-Avon, Banbury, Bicester and Oxford. Demand for this role will undoubtably be high and interviews will be arranged very soon. If you have the right experience and want to be considered for this role, please apply today. If you have any questions about this role, please feel free to contact Charles Cureton on 01384446105 quoting reference 54989. Your CV will be forwarded to Jonathan Lee Recruitment, a leading engineering and manufacturing recruitment consultancy established in 1978. The services advertised by Jonathan Lee Recruitment are those of an Employment Agency.

Permanent / Banbury

Sales Engineer - Automation & Robotics

Sales Engineer Location: Ideally within easy access to M4/M40 Industry/Sector: Automation & Robotics - AGV's A Sales Engineer is required for a world leading manufacturer of industrial automation and of sensors and sensor solutions. The role will cover the Southern region of the country and the ideal candidate will be located within the area. We are looking for an extremely motivated, highly energised individual, who can identify growth opportunities and demonstrate tenacity and drive in delivering objectives. This Sales Engineer role is a customer facing role, establishing new relationships and growing the existing customer base. The role of Sales Engineer will include the following: Establish and maintain knowledge of Automation products and application and system’s solutions relevant to the Automotive, Mobile, Industrial Vehicle and Supporting Industries market Sell those products and applications to existing and new customers and develop customer base Achieve targets by identifying sales opportunities, telephoning and visiting customers and potential customers, maintaining an average of 14 visits per week, making sales presentations, preparing and following up sales proposals / quotations Communicate regularly with the Internal Sales Office, the Sales Manager, the Product Managers and Sales Engineer colleagues Maintain and manage CRM and other company databases relevant to the role The suitable candidate for Sales Engineer will need to possess the following competences: Formal qualification in Engineering to at least BTEC HNC/D level or industry-based equivalent knowledge and experience Excellent sales record and proven Account Management skills About 2 years’ experience in a similar role within the Automation & Robotics industry including AGV's Demonstrate the ability to manage “Solution Sale” Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon. If you have knowledge of automated solutions and a strong sales background and you want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the Sales Engineer role, please contact Charles Cureton at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384 446150 or email charles.cureton@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 / Didcot

Lead Enterprise Integration Engineer

Due to signifinant success this leading automation solutions provider is currently recruiting a Lead Enterprise Integration Engineer to concept, Specify and Integration of Industrial enterprise systems, utilising Industrial software applications Commutable from: Shifnal, Stafford, Telford, Shrewsbury, Wolverhampton, Bridgnorth Salary: £ 50,000 - £ 65,000 p.a. + bonus, car allowance and benefits Suitable for: MES Engineer, Control Systems Engineer, Controls Engineer, Automation Engineer The Role Liaise with sales team and clients to understand client's requirements or working from client's specifications. Concepting of Industrial Enterprise Solutions to meet requirements To integrate and implement Industrial IIoT solutions across a range of industries and applications Ensure adherence to all appropriate industry standards and regulations and in accordance with customer specifications Provide a high-quality service to customers, whilst delivering Industrial IIoT solutions in line with the Company's philosophy Maintain the Company's reputation as a leading-edge systems integrator Demonstrates team leadership through ownership of technical project deliverables and enhancement of sales support tools through case study development for assigned project work scopes. To handle integration on industrial automation projects (hardware and software) with special responsibility for MES, MOM, MI, Big Data and user interface dashboards Network design and commissioning Industrial IT security On-site integration management, commissioning, of completed project, if required To ensure that all design deliverables meet company standards and to work alongside Project Engineers assigned to the projects Comply with all relevant standards and work to the Company's ISO9001:2015 registered quality procedures To comply with all Company procedures as defined in various documents including the Quality Manual, Staff Manual and Health & Safety Manual Be pro-active in supporting other company activities such as supporting fellow engineers, training, and assisting with sales and site support To maintain good relationships with customers, suppliers and company staff Other duties as required re quotations and specifications for automation application tenders, within the set deadline date Oversee and manage the internal tenders team at our office Liaise with the sales team, to include project updates, latest industry technologies Handle sales and project customer requests for information Deliver a high quality service to customers, maintain the company's reputation as a leading edge systems integrator Provide technical support and training to the tenders team Manage and control engineering resources to support complex technical bids Attend customer survey, tender and project review meetings when required Adhere to all relevant standards and work to the Company's ISO9001:2008 registered quality procedures Comply with all company procedures as defined in various documents including the Quality Manual, Staff Manual and Health & Safety Manual Cooperate with company activities such as supporting fellow engineers and assisting with sales and site support Maintain excellent working relationship with customers, suppliers and company staff Work outside normal hours in order to meet required deadlines Travel within the UK and overseas The Person Knowledge, Skills & Experience Degree in relevant engineering or Computer Science field +5 years of experience in software delivery projects in industrial environments +3 years of domain experience working with integration of MIS, MES, MOM, SCADA, MRP/ERP systems, turnkey solutions or applications Experience delivering integrated solutions using modern software technologies and techniques to ISA 95 framework Client Engagement Experience in interfacing of enterprise systems to the SCADA or Automation layer through Data Historians, OPC servers, or other mechanisms Working knowledge of industrial IT networking and cyber security Knowledge of low-level automation devices (PLC, Robotics) Ability to work either individually or as part of a team Able to manage and document the information required for a successful project Previous Experience in industrial control systems Knowledge of Cloud solutions Knowledge and experience of some of the following is a requirement:- Manufacturing Information System (MIS) Reporting Historian Analytic Systems SCADA HMI Manufacturing Execution System (MES) Resource scheduling Product Quality Overall Equipment Effectiveness (OEE) Materials track and trace Order execution and dispatch Network Devices Access Points Routers Switches Gateways Servers & Client Servers Fault Tolerant Servers High Availability Servers Thick Clients Thin Clients Industrial PCs Edge Computing Tablets Personal Qualities Being a great team player as well as the ability to work off own initiative Excellent communication skills, both oral & written Confident and pro-active with an organised approach to work Situational adaptability Good problem solver Hands on attitude Enthusiastic and able to be relied upon 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

Systems Service Engineer

Due to growth and a strong order book a leading systems integrator and provider of automation solutions is currently recruiting a Systems Service Engineer. You will have previous experience in control systems and industrial drives Commutable from: Shrewsbury, Telford, Wolverhampton, Stafford, Bridgnorth, Cannock Salary: Highly competitive salary, car allowance, bonus scheme, pension and healthcare Suitable for: Service Engineer, Control Systems Engineer, Support Engineer, Mobile Engineer, Field Engineer The Role You will be working on complete Electrical Control Systems you will provide prompt, thorough support to customers both on-site and remotely for a range of equipment including PLC, AC/DC drives, Robotics and SCADA. Responsibilities will include: Carry out routine maintenance, servicing and breakdown repairs of equipment as necessary Support installation, commissioning activities, field troubleshooting and upgrade work Provide technical support to customers on-site and remotely Participate as a member of an on-call rota for out of hours support Provide a high quality service to customers, whilst delivering support in line with the Company’s philosophy Undertake site audit when necessary Maintain the Company’s reputation as a leading edge systems integrator Comply with all relevant standards and work to the Company’s ISO9001:2015 registered quality procedures Aid in the preparation of support contracts Be pro-active in supporting other company activities such as supporting fellow engineers, training, and assisting with sales and site support To maintain good relationships with customers, suppliers and company staff The Person HNC/HND in relevant discipline Previous experience in control systems and / or industrial drives Highly computer literate Ability to work either individually or as part of a team Working knowledge and understanding of some of the major manufacturers equipment to include PLC, drives, SCADA and systems Full Driving licence 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

Application Manager

Due to growth and a strong order book a leading systems integrator and provider of automation solutions is currently recruiting an Application Manager. You will have a good exposure to handling technical quotations, estimates and costings Commutable from: Shrewsbury, Telford, Wolverhampton, Stafford, Bridgnorth, Cannock Salary: Highly competitive salary, car allowance, bonus scheme, pension and healthcare Suitable for: Application Manager, Bid Manager, Proposal Manager, Estimating Manager The Role You will be responsible for managing internal proposal team, overseeing and coordinating engineering resources to support complex proposals Responsibilities will include: Prepare quotations and specifications for automation application tenders, within the set deadline date Oversee and manage the internal tenders team at office Liaise with the sales team, to include project updates, latest industry technologies Handle sales and project customer requests for information Deliver a high quality service to customers, maintain the company’s reputation as a leading edge systems integrator Provide technical support and training to the tenders team Manage and control engineering resources to support complex technical bids Attend customer survey, tender and project review meetings when required Adhere to all relevant standards and work to the Company’s ISO9001:2015 registered quality procedures Comply with all company procedures as defined in various documents including the Quality Manual, Staff Manual and Health & Safety Manual Cooperate with company activities such as supporting fellow engineers and assisting with sales and site support Maintain excellent working relationship with customers, suppliers and company staff Work outside normal hours in order to meet required deadlines Travel within the UK and overseas The Person Qualified to degree level in electrical/electronic engineering Previous experience in a similar role Detailed knowledge of systems integration incorporating variable speed drives, robotics, PLCs and SCADA/HMI technologies Strong communication skills in all areas Capable of using initiative and paying close attention to detail Excellent organisational and time management skills, capable of prioritising Ability to work either individually or as part of a team The ability to build relationships quickly and effectively Knowledge and experience of some of the following is a requirement: Variable Speed Drives SCADA PLC Fieldbus Robotics Industry 4.0 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

Sales Account Manager

Due to continued growth, a strong order book and new projects, a leading independent provider of industrial software and systems integration solutions is looking to recruit a Sales Account Manager to work from their offices in Warrington. The company works with high profile blue chip clients across a range of industries including Pharmaceutical & Medical Device and experiences outstanding staff retention levels Salary: £40,000 - £60,000 plus car allowance and benefits Suitable for: Sales Manager, Account Manager, Sales Engineer, Business Development Manager Your role will be selling automated solutions at a high level into Engineering Houses, the Pharmaceutical and Medical Device industries The work will need you to understand the customers business, processes and staff. You will need to understand their most important needs and use your skills to understand how you can deliver customer success by working closely with the customer and your staff to determine the best solution all round Background and experience: You'll have a proven successful track record in sales, and will be able to Maintain and grow relationships with potential and current clients Assess and evaluate customer requirements, defining approaches for new and existing clients Prepare proposals and presentations for prospective and existing customers Closing deals and delivering your KPI's Strong demonstrated face to face selling experience and remote working experience The ability to develop long term relationships with clients Have excellent verbal and face to face communication skills and be well presented Have full driving licence You’ll have at least 5 years experience in managing a portfolio of accounts and delivering System Solution sales to those customers. Their staff development ethos encourages team members to think laterally which results in better solutions for their customers. They recognise that to be able to retain the best employees with up-to-the-minute skills, they need to invest in your development. They marry on-the-job experience with formal training and have an open management style – senior personnel are always available to discuss ideas. Over 60% of their workforce has been with the business for more than eight years which they believe demonstrates our commitment to good staff relations. 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 Account Manager

Due to continued growth, a strong order book and new projects, a leading independent provider of industrial software and systems integration solutions is looking to recruit a Sales Account Manager to work from their offices in Middlesbrough. The company works with high profile blue chip clients across a range of industries including Energy and Industrial Gases and experiences outstanding staff retention levels Salary: £40,000 - £60,000 plus car allowance and benefits Suitable for: Sales Manager, Account Manager, Sales Engineer, Business Development Manager Your role will be selling automated solutions at a high level into Engineering Houses, the Energy and Industrial Gases industries The work will need you to understand the customers business, processes and staff. You will need to understand their most important needs and use your skills to understand how you can deliver customer success by working closely with the customer and your staff to determine the best solution all round Background and experience: You'll have a proven successful track record in sales, and will be able to Maintain and grow relationships with potential and current clients Assess and evaluate customer requirements, defining approaches for new and existing clients Prepare proposals and presentations for prospective and existing customers Closing deals and delivering your KPI's Strong demonstrated face to face selling experience and remote working experience The ability to develop long term relationships with clients Have excellent verbal and face to face communication skills and be well presented Have full driving licence You’ll have at least 5 years experience in managing a portfolio of accounts and delivering System Solution sales to those customers. Their staff development ethos encourages team members to think laterally which results in better solutions for their customers. They recognise that to be able to retain the best employees with up-to-the-minute skills, they need to invest in your development. They marry on-the-job experience with formal training and have an open management style – senior personnel are always available to discuss ideas. Over 60% of their workforce has been with the business for more than eight years which they believe demonstrates our commitment to good staff relations. 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 / Middlesbrough

MIS/MES Engineer

Due to continued growth, a strong order book and new projects, a leading independent provider of industrial software and systems integration solutions is looking to recruit a MIS/MES Engineer to work from their offices in either Warrington or Middlesbrough. The company works with high profile blue chip clients across the Pharmaceutical, Medical and Manufacturing industries and experiences outstanding staff retention levels Salary: Competitive Salary plus benefits Suitable for: MIS Engineer, MES Engineer, Control Systems Engineer, Automation Engineer, PLC/SCADA Engineer The MIS/MES Engineer will be involved in the design and implementation of a wide range of systems to improve the performance of manufacturing and processing companies including plant management information systems, manufacturing execution systems, track and trace systems and OEE systems You will be working with a range of industriss and companies such as AstraZeneca, Sellafield, Magnox, INEOS, Piramal Healthcare and Gatwick Airport. All of them requure state of the art solutions and first class service Background and experience: Applicants must have some knowledge of programming in VB.NET, VB, C++ or C#. MS SQL or Oracle database knowledge are also essential Web development skills and an understanding of business processes will also be beneficial. Applicants must be able to communicate effectively both formally and informally, orally and in written english Their staff development ethos encourages team members to think laterally which results in better solutions for their customers. They recognise that to be able to retain the best employees with up-to-the-minute skills, they need to invest in your development. They marry on-the-job experience with formal training and have an open management style – senior personnel are always available to discuss ideas. Over 60% of their workforce has been with the business for more than eight years which they believe demonstrates our commitment to good staff relations. 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

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