Chiara Caterisano

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Chiara specialises in supporting the permanent, contract, retained and interim activities through the identification of local and international talent pools.

Chiara’s focus is understanding client requirements, identifying effective delivery strategies and resourcing solutions on behalf of major OEM’s, 1st Tier and SME clients across the UK and mainland Europe.

Working on project based resourcing, retained or contingency basis, she has successfully recruited for companies across the UK.

With her consultative, open and honest approach Chiara can add real value to your recruitment process, designing a bespoke solution to best meet your specific needs.

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Product Engineer

PRODUCT ENGINEER JOB CATEGORY: ENGINEERING LOCATION: SOMERSET Our Client is a leader in acousto-optics, electro-optics, fiber optics and driver electronics. Based at their manufacturing facility in Somerset, the Product Engineer will support Acousto-Optics (AO) variant development. KEY RESPONSIBILITIES Support the development of the Product, Engineering & Technology team to produce high quality, cost effective solutions meeting customer and legislative requirements, and be able to apply engineering knowledge and principles to devise innovative solutions within manufacturing location capabilities Ensure deliveries of conceptual design, layout, prototyping, bill of materials, mechanical and optical piece part drawings, assembly drawings to BS8888 and BS ISO 10110 Present project risks and solutions early within the RFQ/ RFP or product life cycle so allowing the business opportunity to respond Support Design Reviews at key product development stages Maintaining of Routings and BOMs as requested Support for Product Managers in the translation of AO customer needs into the manufacturing centres. Evaluate and deliver cost effective solutions which meet both the customer requirements and process capabilities and cost targets of the manufacturing location. Lead technical investigations into customer RMAS, or process improvement plans. Develop key networks with internal departments, customers, suppliers and other third-party service providers Investigate production and process issues providing technical support both to the customer and the business and their suppliers Support the identification of current and future sales opportunities within the product sector KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE Qualifications: Relevant degree (Optics, Mech. Elect, Physics) or working Experience matching expectations of role Personal attributes: Experience of managing / working within multidiscipline teams within a NPI environment Results orientated Proven problem-solving skills Flexible approach to working to meet project deadlines Proven capability to learn and implement new skills and processes Strong written and verbal communication skills 3D design, modelling and 2D drawing creation Strong organisational skills Experience working within medium volume manufacturing (Aerospace, Defence, Industrial and life science sectors within AS9100 or Equivalent business management systems) If you have experience within NPI and are a results-oriented Engineer who enjoys working with both multidisciplinary teams and Clients, please apply now. Alternatively please get in touch with Chiara Caterisano 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 / Ilminster

Senior Overall Structure Design Engineer

Job title: Senior Power Electronics Module Design Engineer Department: R&D Centre: Assemblies Location: Birmingham Hours of work: 37 hours a week Contract: Permanent Salary: Competitive Other Information: Hours; 8:30 – 17:00 Mon -Thurs and 08:30 -16:30 on a Fri (1hour unpaid lunch). The Role This role will be responsible for overall structure design of automotive power electronic products, as well as analysis and calculation during the design, define technical specifications for subunit, and manage deliverable results/reports. Our Benefits Dynex is a great place to work with lots of opportunities for professional and personal development. Our benefits include: 24 days holiday + 8 bank holidays Holiday allowance increase with length of service Bupa healthcare Free on site car parking Subsidised canteen Contributory Pension Life assurance Cycle to work scheme Company sick pay Professional Membership fees paid e.g. CIPD, IEEE Family Friendly policies An Independent 24 hour confidential counseling service Key Responsibilities Responsible for conception, scheming design of automotive power electronic products, evaluate the requirements for new products and determine the design plan. Research new integrated technology of automotive power electronic product, Responsible for R&D, verification of new technologies, structures, and promotion of product implementation; structure design of product, including 3D/2D drawings of assemblies and parts, as well as analysis and calculation during the design Responsible for structure related document output define product BOM list managing follow-up, modification and acceptance of molds making defining test methods for mechanical experiment conducting DEFMEA of power modules, formulate related documents according to APQP process making samples ,define the specification and test standard of structural material Structural sample testing, small batch trial production follow up and assessment Responsible for analyse the causes of the defective product and formulate corrective and preventive methods; Core Skills and Education A Degree or equivalent in a mechanical mechatronics and other related subjects; At least 3 years of experience in R&D of automotive power electronic products Familiar with mechanical structure design, especially automotive converter structure design and manufacturing process. Familiar with mechanical design principles, force analysis and tolerance analysis, etc. Familiar with various common plastic and metal materials and the basic processing technology of them Has certain knowledge of plastic molds and metal molds Has certain knowledge of product surface treatment process Experience using 3D modelling software such as Solid Edge or other 3D design software Familiar with automotive APQP documentation (DFMEA, special feature list, etc.) is preferred Company Values Continuous Improvement Engineering Excellence Performance Driven Accountability and responsibility Integrity and honesty 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 Engineer - Advanced Joints and Fixings

Senior Engineer - Fixing & Joining Norwich £47,500pa - £50,000pa The Role: We require a proactive Senior Engineer with experience of fixing and joining processe to work within our industry leading Vehicle Integration team, you'll be working on exciting vehicle projects from inception to production. Working within a highly skilled and supportive team, you'll support the research and advanced engineering developments of new joining and mechanical fixing technology. Day-to-day responsibilities include; Horizon scan and benchmark new joining and fixings technology Identify and implement solutions to delivering new Sports Car architecture for body and chassis Undertake detailed joining and mechanical fixing test and characterisation programmes Develop project activity and timing plans to deliver new technology Qualifications and Experience: Essential: Strong knowledge and application of Mechanics of materials Teamcenter and/or SmarTeam experience CAD experience Knowledge of joining and fixing technologies and their test and development Strong communicator Highly motivated to seek solutions Desirable: Green/ Black Belt qualifications Experience following joining technologies (self piercing riveting, resistance spot welding, adhesive and laser or fusion welding) New technology introduction to new vehicle programmes for Body or Closures Experience in Research and Technology maturation process In return for your skills this company has an excellent salary and package on offer, interest for this role will no doubt be high so applicants should apply direct to this advert or contact Katharine Bignell at Jonathan Lee for further information. Your CV will be forwarded to Jonathan Lee Recruitment, a leading engineering and manufacturing recruitment consultancy established in 1978. The services advertised by Jonathan Lee Recruitment are those of an Employment Agency.

Permanent / Norwich

Lead Engineer/Engineering Lead

Job title: Lead Engineer (Interior Trim / Moulded Components) Location: Birmingham Automotive, GD&T, DFM/DFA, CAE/FEA, CAD, FMEA, DVP&R An experienced Lead Engineer is required with knowledge of interior trim or injection moulded components preferably within Automotive. This is a terrific to join a leading global supplier of automotive components and systems, including interior and exterior trim. Key responsibilities: Lead the development team (PM, design, tooling, quality, testing, launch, purchasing) through all the project phases to the agreed program timing Achieve on time tooling kick off with a fully validated, compliant and optimised design focus on weight / cost / complexity reduction whilst maximising craftsmanship and quality feel Customer/Supplier/Manufacturing plant liaison Assure a flawless introduction for New Product Introduction (NPI) position For model year changes, the Lead Engineer shall support the customer in terms of product development and participate in the plant PDT meetings to ensure that the “Key Elements” of the APQP gate process are completed Support cost estimates in relation to product and process changes, and liaise with Operations, sales, PM to ensure all recoverable costs are specified in the quotation Key Skills Bachelor and/or Diploma degree in automotive, plastics engineering, mechanical engineering or equivalent job-related experience Cradle to grave project experience including process and tool maturation and program launch Working knowledge of GD&T, DFM/DFA, CAE/FEA, CAD, FMEA and DVP&R In-depth knowledge of Automotive manufacturing processes and testing and validation standards Customer/Supplier/Manufacturing plant liaison Flexible to support projects at various locations in Europe Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon. If you have knowledge of delivering products within the Automotive arena and you want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about this role, please contact Chiara Caterisano at Jonathan Lee Recruitment. Please note that the Client is unable to support candidates who require Visa Sponsorship to leave and work in the 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

Metallurgist/Materials Process Engineer

Metallurgist/Materials Process Engineer We are looking for a Metallurgist for a successful automotive business based in Bridgnorth, Shropshire. Our Client is at the forefront of castings development and innovation and offer services encompassing up-front engineering, precision machining and consultancy. The Metallurgist will provide direct metallurgical support for the motorsport foundry, developing and documenting processes to improve reliability and reduce costs and interacting with Motorsport customers to engage in further developments to fulfil their needs. Key Responsibilities: To provide direct metallurgical support for the Aluminium and Iron foundries. Develop and document foundry processes to improve reliability and reduce costs. Monitor and record material test results. Take appropriate corrective actions to maintain control. Provide an up to date database of cast material mechanical characteristics Promote changes to foundry (Metal interactive) processes/materials to improve performance/reliability. Carry out maintenance and calibration of all spectrometers. The ideal candidate will be/have: A recognised formal engineering qualification or demonstrable significant experience in relevant fields. Relevant foundry / materials research experience - aluminium preferred but ferrous accepted Proficiency in Microsoft Office Good communication and ability to work within a team. Ability to work from their own initiative, self motivated. Current, valid driving licence. Proficiency in CAD software would be desirable for this role Please note that no Visa Sponsorship is available therefore only candidates eligible to live and work in the UK will be considered. If you would like to be considered for this role, please send your CV by applying now. Alternatively, please get in touch with Chiara Caterisano at Jonathan Lee Recruitment.

Permanent / Bridgnorth, Shropshire
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