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Colin Reeves

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With several years’ experience as a consultant serving both public and private sectors, Colin has a demonstrable track record in delivering solutions across an array of commercial courses as well as providing recruitment and staffing solutions working closely with businesses to identify and understand their staffing challenges within both the automation and robotics industry as well as work based training and education.

With strong commercial acumen, Colin works with clients to find the most effective way of utilising the Apprenticeship Levy as a vehicle to achieve business growth. In doing so, he becomes a strategic advisor for the employer, training partner and learners.

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Site Manager - Warehouse Automation - Street, Somerset

Site Manager - Warehouse Automation Street, Somerset £50,00/year starting salary Excellent pension and benefits package Career progression opportunities within a globally innovative organisation Organisation A creative and innovative market leader in bringing new technology to warehouse logistics the world over. Working with our customers all over the world, our client develops customised solutions and are truly at the forefront of industry 4IR. Employing over 3,000 people across the planet and turning over in excess of €500m year on year. We believe strongly in uniting technological know-how with a long-established experience in diverse industries to be the key to delivering successful solutions for their prestigious client base. Opportunity Due to continued success, an expansion opportunity has arisen for an experienced Engineering Manager or Site Supervisor to join a market leading, global organisation who are at the forefront of the Warehouse Automation sector in the UK today in the Street, Somerset area. This is a challenging yet highly rewarding Site Manager job opportunity with a basic starting salary of £50,000/year. We hope to speak to suitably skilled and career-focused Engineering management professionals living within a commutable distance of Street, Somerset as soon as possible. We hope to speak to interested parties who are customer focused, team oriented, organised and excellent communicators with strong listening skills and self-awareness based in a commutable distance of Street, Somerset. Possessing proven experience of managing an on-site maintenance team that deal with electro-mechanical, PLC, and Systems Software faults, conducting preventative maintenance operations on automated materials handling equipment within a warehouse / distribution centre environment or similar. Overview of the role Experienced in carrying out risk assessments and will ensure that the team carries out their duties within a safe environment Experience of successfully managing a team of shift-based engineers Complete customer satisfaction Manage site budgets and associated commercial activities Ensure delivery of defined SLA Manage system improvements and installations Manage training requirements, both technical and regulatory Develop on-site staff and resources Increase the scope and efficiency of the Company's support solutions Be an effective manager focused on team development Ensure completion of reactive repairs Appreciate Health & Safety considerations with regard to risk assessments Provide detailed reports covering commercial and technical activities Improve service level through adoption of industry best practices Manage the provision of quality support and maintenance services of all live information systems Plan and implement system security policy Manage and coordinate the daily activities of all personnel Demonstrable Data analysis Qualifications/Experience HNC/HND or above in an associated Engineering discipline Automated Systems background or similar Demonstrable experience of Lean / 6 Sigma Manufacturing management experience (preferred but not essential) Previously managed teams of 10+ staff Technical skills to cover software systems, server architecture & networks with an appreciation of electro-mechanical installations Salary package £50,000/year starting salary Days - Monday to Friday (some flexibility required) Annual performance related bonus Employer contributory pension up to 6% Private flexible health care plan Company mobile phone Industry leading training and development opportunities both at home and abroad Managing an established and high-performing team within a high value, highly innovative, automated warehouse for a premium UK clothing brand This is an exciting job opportunity if you are an aspiring Engineering Management professional living within a commutable distance of Street, Somerset and looking to take a significant step forward with your career by joining a market leading automation systems provider with an array of career paths available both at home and abroad. If you would like more information, please 'apply' now or contact Colin Reeves on 01384 446121.

Permanent / Street, Somerset

Logistic Operations Specialist - Warehouse Automation

Organisation A creative and innovative market leader in bringing new technology to warehouse logistics the world over. Working with our customers all over the world, our client develops customised solutions and are truly at the forefront of industry 4IR. Employing over 3,000 people across the planet and turning over more than €500m year on year. They believe strongly in uniting technological know-how with a long-established experience in diverse industries to be the key to delivering successful solutions for their prestigious client base. Opportunity Due to a significant managed service success with a growing company based in the Derby area. The opportunity has arisen for 5 Logistics Operations Professionals with a background or knowledge of Automation / WMS / WCS has arisen in the Castle Donington area. These brand-new job roles will combine supervisory, technical, training and administrative responsibilities where our Warehouse Automation specialist client will be working directly with the end customer who are one of the largest online shopping brands in the UK today ahead of the sites formal 'go-live' due in 2019. Responsibilities: Ensure company's logistic operations (such as manufacturing and shipping) work properly and meet specifications measured through key performance indicators. Coordination with customer to fine-tune ongoing operations. Handle logistical operations and machinery remits. Train other personnel to use existing or new software and integrated machinery. Interact with Hotline (at Global HQ) and computer systems, software, physical technology (machinery), engineers and end users to increase stability, efficiency and establish best practice. Increase stability - of WMS / WCS Increase efficiency of Automated Warehouse System Establish "Best practice" - Change Management and Continuous Improvement Process Professional & Experience Requirements: Bachelor's Degree in Business and/or Logistics (preferred) or related field, or equivalent experience An understanding of warehouse operations and supply chain management 3-5 years related experience in warehousing, high volume manufacturing, distribution, production planning and/or transportation environment Knowledge of WMS and WCS Bilingual (English / German) (preferred) An engineering industry background complimented by recognised experience (preferred) Operational experience within and automated distribution facility Strong report development skills ITIL Foundation qualification (preferred) Package: circa £40,000/year starting salary 5 Logistic Operations positions available Days role (Monday to Friday) with some requirement to cover out of hours 10% annual performance related bonus Up to 6% matched company pension contribution Employee benefits package inc healthcare, life assurance etc Company mobile phone / Laptop available Industry leading training and career development opportunities at home and abroad This is an exciting job opportunity for an aspiring Warehouse Automation Manager or Supply Chain Manager or Site Management / Project Management professional with a good understanding of automation and supply chain integration to join a market leading automation systems provider with an array of career paths available both at home and abroad. Alternatively, you may come from a software background within logistics / supply chain / customer service / warehousing / automation and be looking for a career development opportunity where you can liaise with a team and a resident customer on a daily basis to find ongoing creative solutions. If you would like more information, please 'apply' now or contact Colin Reeves on 01384 446121.

Permanent / Castle Donington, Derbyshire

Customer Services Executive - 12 months+ contract

Position: Temporary Customer Services Executive (Maternity Leave Cover) Location: Smethwick, Birmingham The company With over 200 years of rich heritage, this specialist company has always been associated with trust and honesty. They have worked hard to understand the changing nature of markets and customer needs in line with the ever-changing world around us. They have a reputation for constantly evolving to deliver exactly what the customer wants with visionary performance been one of industry firsts, technical advances and design triumphs. An international, Fortune 200 business with a great world-wide reputation and a brand name known and trusted throughout the globe. No-one else has a history of making such a wide range of quality, innovative products with a continually changing focus to match requirements. "Think of any food or ingredients that need to be weighed, and we weigh them!" The opportunity This role will provide support to the business and will involve dealing with both internal clients and external customers. The requirements of the role will include the logging, scheduling, progressing and possible escalation of service calls through co-ordination of field service technicians to optimise customer expectations, and resource efficiency. Key Requirements: Good communication skills and telephone manner and an attention to detail A positive and enthusiastic team member with a 'can do' attitude A strong focus on customer delivery and high-quality customer service Ability to pro-actively build good working relationships with customers and colleagues The ability to prioritise effectively and meet deadlines Good time management PC literate with an excellent working knowledge of Excel and Word Main Duties and Responsibilities: The key responsibility of the Customer Services Executive will be to provide support to the Service team in their day to day activities. This position has the following responsibilities: Key Tasks include; Logging and progressing customer requests via phone, email, portal, EDI Possible job escalations and ensuring call customer completions are met Handle jobs and action accordingly Provide first line screening of jobs Schedule jobs for engineer attendance Progress open jobs to completion, providing updates on request Package £18,000 - £18,500/year salary Guaranteed 12 months+ work Permanent opportunities if desired Overtime available 34 days annual leave (including Bank holidays) 37 hours per week - Monday to Friday (rota between hours 7:00am - 5:00pm) Full on-the-job training required with increased responsibility over time Supportive, experienced and friendly team to learn from and work with This Customer Services Executive job opportunity presents as an excellent opportunity for someone who is looking for a minimum 12-month contract of work with permanent employment opportunities. You will have the opportunity to work with a supportive and friendly yet professional and high-performing team and in doing so develop some new skills and work with household name accounts. This is a highly reputable service and manufacturing brand. If this opportunity may be of interest to you and you are available to start work ASAP, then please 'apply' now or for more information contact Colin Reeves on 01384 446121.

Contract / Smethwick, West Midlands

Commercial Services Executive - (12+ month contract)

Commercial Services Executive (12 months - Materntiy Leave Cover) Location: Smethwick, Birmingham The company With over 200 years of rich heritage, this specialist company has always been associated with trust and honesty. They have worked hard to understand the changing nature of markets and customer needs in line with the ever-changing world around us. Based in Smethwick, we have a reputation for constantly evolving to deliver exactly what the customer wants with visionary performance been one of industry firsts, technical advances and design triumphs. An international, Fortune 200 business with a great world-wide reputation and a brand name known and trusted throughout the globe. No-one else has a history of making such a wide range of quality, innovative products with a continually changing focus to match requirements. "Think of any food or ingredients that need to be weighed, and we weigh them!" The opportunity The role will provide support to the service Commercial department and will involve dealing with both internal and external customers. The requirements of the role are to maintain and grow the existing consumables customer base through telesales, making customer calls and managing customer orders. CRM updates, quotations, PO's management and invoicing are important aspects of the role. Key Requirements: Strong communication skills and telephone manner Strong attention to detail Data management skills A positive, pro-active and enthusiastic team attitude A commitment to customer service The ability to prioritise effectively and meet deadlines Good time management PC literate with a working knowledge of Excel and Word Able to travel to the methwick area for work Main Duties and Responsibilities: The key responsibility of the Commercial Services Executive will be to contact existing and new customers to increase orders and grow consumables and spare parts sales. Key Tasks include: To make customer calls and manage customer call-back process Maintain customer relationships and deliver first class customer service To take customer commercial calls/enquiries and progress to service sales To take and process customer payments Maintain accurate customer records Ensure timely quotations, order placement and invoicing Identify and follow-up on new business opportunities Provide commercial and admin support In addition: Deliver support and provide cover to colleagues within Service Comply with all company policies and appendices within the Contract of Employment Provide data extracts to support reporting requirements as necessary Package £18,000 - £18,500/year salary (paid monthly) 34 days annual leave (including Bank Holidays) 37 hours week Monday to Friday (initial rota between 8:30am - 5:00pm) Guarantee of 12 months' work direct with a friendly and supportive employer Full training provided on-the-job with gradual increase in responsibility Opportunity at permanent employment if desired This Commercial Services Executive job opportunity presents as an excellent opportunity for a someone who is looking for a minimum 12 month contract of work with permanent employment opportunities. You will have the opportunity to work with a supportive and friendly yet professional and high-performing team and in doing so develop some new skills and work with household name accounts. This is a highly reputable service and manufacturing brand. If this opportunity may be of interest to you and you are available to start work ASAP then please 'apply' now or for more information contact Colin Reeves on 01384 446121.

Contract / Smethwick, West Midlands

Mechanical Maintenance Engineer

MECHANICAL MAINTENANCE ENGINEER Stourbridge and Stourport £30,000 - £31,000/year Pension and health care Opportunity Due to our continued success and growth we are looking to recruit an experienced Mechanical Maintenance Engineer to join our industry leading client covering their Stourbridge and Stourport sites. Our client are a market leading provider of components used in Warehouse Automation and Automated Logistics systems used globally. This is an extremely lucrative industry which is growing as fast as any other engineering or manufacturing industry in 2018 and is at the forefront of the future of manufacturing in this country. As part of the team, the successful candidate will carry out maintenance duties at two separate sites on a day to day basis. The two company sites are located at Lye Stourbridge and Stourport on Severn. Driving and access to your own car will be required to undertake this. Role and Responsibilities As the Mechanical Maintenance Engineer you will maintain and repair production/manufacturing equipment. Respond to emergency break downs, malfunctions and other maintenance problems. Carry out preventative maintenance as per the company systems. Ensure compliance with all Health and Safety systems. Carry out some basic building and plumbing repairs. Contribute to bespoke machinery development. Requirements Time served Mechanical Apprenticeship. Ideally with some basic electrical knowledge. Experience in Hydraulics and Pneumatics. Experience with Mechanical presses. Basic computer literacy. Good communication skills. Good Health and Safety awareness. Experience with basic machining, welding and fabrication. Full driving license and own car Package Circa £30,000/year starting salary Pension Health care scheme Competitive annual leave allowance Friendly, supportive and well-motivated working environment Core hours 07.30am to 16.00pm Monday to Friday. (OT occasionally available) This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced mechanical maintenance engineer to join a company where most staff join and stay for long, prosperous and happy careers. Work ethic here is very good, but done so without high KPIs or unreasonable expectations from management. If you feel that the above is of interest to you and you fit the requirements outlined then we would like to hear from you. Please 'apply' now or contact Colin Reeves for more details on 01384 446121.

Permanent / Dudley, West Midlands

Electronics Engineer - Weighing equipment

The company With over 200 years of rich heritage, this specialist company has always been associated with trust and honesty. They have worked hard to understand the changing nature of markets and customer needs in line with the ever-changing world around us. They have a reputation for constantly evolving to deliver exactly what the customer wants with visionary performance been one of industry firsts, technical advances and design triumphs. An international, Fortune 200 business with a great world-wide reputation and a brand name known and trusted throughout the globe. No-one else has a history of making such a wide range of quality, innovative products with a continually changing focus to match requirements. "Think of any food or ingredients that need to be weighed, and we weigh them!" The opportunity An opportunity has arisen at the company HQ, based in Birmingham for an experienced Electronics Engineer to form part of a product development team designing and supporting the production implementation of electronic retail scales and other associated equipment. The selected candidate will report to the Electrical/Mechanical Design Manager. The successful candidate will form an integral part of this development team, responsible for developing the hardware concept through to the detail circuit design, PCB layout and system electrical test and development. Responsibilities Development of concepts in collaboration with sales prior to the issue of any official commercial specification. Developing from these concepts a product hardware architecture. Component selection, circuit design/capture and layout (ideally using ECAD - Altium). Ensure compliance with product electrical safety review to EN60950 and other applicable international standards. Design and development/test for EMC/RFI. Partnering with manufacturing, vendors and suppliers to develop components for prototype devices or systems, meeting cost targets for the project. Liaison with manufacturers & suppliers. Creation of robust hardware test plans. Hardware documentation/release/maintenance (i.e. BOMs, drawings and specifications) using company PDM system. Product test and development. Troubleshooting, analysis and resolution of engineering project issues. Electrical/electronic prototyping. Periodic review of hardware-based procedures. Provision of existing product line support. Qualifications/competencies Bachelor's degree or HND level in electrical/electronic engineering. Time-served experience with digital electronic circuit design and development. Experience in the use of a PCB CAD package. Experience in design and development/test for EMC/RFI. Proficient in computer-related software packages and additional technologies required to move engineering projects forward. Build relationships both internally and externally. Excellent written and verbal communication, listening, negotiation, consultative skills and presentation skills. Proven ability to design projects on time within cost targets. Proven ability to design product for global customers and global regulatory codes experience Salary/package Circa £50,000/year salary (regular pay progression available) Excellent company pension contribution Group benefits package Full autonomy in role once trained as part of a friendly, dynamic and collaborative team Opportunity to grow team and the company's product offering around you over time We are looking for the person who can escalate our game, and who seeks a challenging, empowering engineering environment from which to grow. We offer a competitive salary and benefits package. You will work in a team-oriented office engineering environment. Some travel may be required. This Electrical/Electronics Engineer job opportunity presents as an excellent opportunity for an experienced professional who is looking for an new challenge with their career. You will have the opportunity to develop stimulating and challenging products which serves thousands of people each and every day within a highly reputable service and manufacturing brand. If this opportunity may be of interest to you then please 'apply' now or for more information contact Colin Reeves on 01384 446121.

Permanent / Smethwick, West Midlands

Graduate Technical Engineer

Graduate Technical Engineer Location: Lye, Stourbridge Industry/Sector: Material Handling/Conveyors Salary: Circa £20,000 - £21,000 per annum starting salary We are looking to welcome an aspiring Graduate Technical Engineer to our team within a leading manufacturer of turnkey solutions for some of the most demanding and successful companies across Europe. With 50 years of engineering development for system integrators, engineering companies & OEMs. We are looking for an aspiring engineer who will provide technical support to the Sales, Purchasing and Production departments. As well as providing support you will identify opportunities, develop proposals and implement solutions that deliver tangible improvements to operations and the facilities department. You will ensure all work adheres to Health & Safety guidelines, policies, legislation and requirements. As a Graduate Technical Engineer, you will be trained to: Inspect and approve prototype components, pre-production samples and goods inward of outsourced components. Documenting and reporting of all inspection findings in accordance with company systems. The preparation and issue of component/assembly drawings and bills of materials. New product development including the preparation of drawings and the testing and record keeping of prototype samples, ensuring that a comprehensive folder of data is maintained and updated for technical reference. The maintenance and use of company test rigs for the ongoing testing of new developments and existing products. Responsibilities as listed in Quality Control Manual and procedures to BS EN ISO 9001:2000. Any other duties as instructed by Management. The Graduate Technical Engineer should have the following skills or experience: Knowledge of Hydraulics and Pneumatics. Basic computer literacy. Good communication skills. Good Health and Safety awareness. Enthusiasm for engineering and wanting to progress further within that field of expertise This is an excellent company to work for if you are looking to build a career for yourself in fast-growing yet supportive business with strong core values. If you have any questions about the Graduate Technical Engineer role, please 'apply now' or contact Colin Reeves at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384 446121.

Permanent / Stourport-On-Severn, Worcestershire

Shift Engineer - Warehouse Automation

Organisation A creative and innovative market leader in bringing new technology to warehouse logistics the world over. Working with our customers all over the world, our client develops customised solutions and are truly at the forefront of industry 4IR. Employing over 3,000 people across the planet and turning over more than €500 year on year. They believe strongly in uniting technological know-how with a long-established experience in diverse industries to be the key to delivering successful solutions for their prestigious client base. Opportunity An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced multi skilled engineer to join this market leading, multi-national company within the residence at a household brand name's distribution centre in Central Lancashire. This maintenance Shift Engineer job opportunity comes with a basic salary of circa 36,000/year including shift allowance starting in February 2019. We hope to speak to suitably skilled and career-focused multi skilled maintenance engineering professionals as soon as possible. Key Responsibilities: Mechanical strip-down/re-assembly, basic field wiring, machine calibration and system testing Working against a time-frame to complete reactive repairs Service and repair current installed products in a timely manner Interpreting electrical circuit diagrams and work with motor controls Carrying out risk assessments Mechanical aptitude including the ability to read assembly drawings Operate hand tools and assemble parts onto equipment Appreciation of control systems Qualification's/Experience Minimum Level 3 NVQ qualification in Engineering or equivalent Understanding of Non Destructive Technologies and Testing Understanding of and experience of PLC's and their function Pneumatic and Hydraulic knowledge beneficial Computer literate with basic Microsoft Office skills Live within a manageable commute of Central Lancashire Salary package Starting salary up to circa £36,000/year (inc shift allowance) Up to 6% matched company pension contribution Employee benefits package Full uniform Company mobile phone OT regularly available - not mandatory Industry leading training and career development opportunities at home and abroad 20 shifts (240 hours) of paid holiday rising with length of service and good attendance records Please note that this position will from next year involve working on a Panama shift pattern which includes 12-hour day and night shifts and two weekends per month. This is an exciting job opportunity for multi skilled maintenance engineering professionals in the Central Lancashire area to join a market leading automation systems provider with an array of career paths available both at home and abroad. If you would like more information, please 'apply' now or contact Colin Reeves on 01384 446121.

Permanent / Preston, Lancashire

Shift Engineer - Burton Upon Trent

Organisation A creative and innovative market leader in bringing new technology to warehouse logistics the world over. Working with our customers all over the world, our client develops customised solutions and are truly at the forefront of industry 4IR. Employing over 3,000 people across the planet and turning over more than €500 year on year. They believe strongly in uniting technological know-how with a long-established experience in diverse industries to be the key to delivering successful solutions for their prestigious client base. Opportunity An exciting opportunity has arisen for a multi skilled maintenance engineer to join a global market leader in automated warehouse systems at their resident site in Burton-Upon-Trent. You would be joining a team of 16 staff who take responsibility for the maintenance and upgrading of a significant and growing automated system within an online distribution warehouse in Burton-Upon-Trent. The multi skilled Maintenance Engineer's role will consist of: Providing a first-class site response to customer sites maintenance needs. Emergency breakdown and maintenance support on all equipment and software issues on the installed equipment Be part of the Issue Management and the internal escalation process on all related maintenance issues, in partnership with the customer. Create strong effective working relationships with our customers and your responsibility team, to enable Knapp to provide a first-class service. Provide performance in terms of supporting maintenance activities on site, speed of response and quality of repair and standards of workmanship. To provide maintenance support on all aspects of the installed system. To work within a team of site technicians and third-party repair companies on their activities on site. Key Responsibilities for a multi skilled Maintenance Engineer: Undertake breakdown maintenance of site automation as required Carry out PPM of automation equipment to the required standard Complete breakdown reports and shift reports including any issues arising on shift which may have an impact on the performance of the site equipment and/or the maintenance department Undertake improvement, repairs and modifications Assist in project installation work including cost reduction activities Multi skilled Maintenance Engineer qualifications/experience: NVQ/BTEC Level 3 In an Electrical discipline NVQ Level 2 in a Mechanical discipline Advance Full apprenticeship Experience in logistics automation Electrical/Mechanical maintenance and inspection 3 phase, Single Phase, 24/48V DC knowledge preferred Electrically biased Good electrical fault-finding skills Electrical Drawing navigation capability Computer Literate (particularly MS Excel) IOSH and/or pneumatic experience preferred PLC experience (preferred but not essential) Candidate profile: Hands-on and team oriented Customer focused Reliable Self-motivated Accountable Able to work at height This role will include working on a continental shift pattern including 4-on 4-off 12 hour shifts or both days and nights recurring. In exchange for your hard work and professionalism we can offer the following: Starting salary of circa £36,000/year with regular pay progression available Excellent pension and employee benefits package Best in industry training and career development opportunities both at home and abroad A clean and organised automated warehousing environment An opportunity to develop within the ever-growing automated warehousing industry with a market leader who specialise in providing cutting edge automated solutions to premium brand names globally If you hold the relevant qualifications and feel that you are ready for an opportunity to join a market leader in automated warehousing as a multi skilled maintenance engineer (electrical bias) then we would like to hear from you. Please 'apply' with your up to date CV or contact Colin Reeves on 01384 446121 for more information.

Permanent / Burton-On-Trent, Staffordshire

Shift Engineer - Hatfield

Organisation A creative and innovative market leader in bringing new technology to warehouse logistics the world over. Working with our customers all over the world, our client develops customised solutions and are truly at the forefront of industry 4IR. Employing over 3,000 people across the planet and turning over more than €500 year on year. They believe strongly in uniting technological know-how with a long-established experience in diverse industries to be the key to delivering successful solutions for their prestigious client base. Opportunity An exciting opportunity has arisen for experienced and aspiring multi skilled engineers to join this market leading, multi-national company within a brand new residence at a household brand name's distribution centre in in the area local to Hatfield which is due to 'go-live' in June 2018. This maintenance Shift Engineer job opportunity comes with a basic salary of £40,000/year including shift allowance. We hope to speak to suitably skilled and career-focused multi skilled maintenance engineering professionals who may be looking to use 2019 as a year to take their next career step as soon as possible. Key Responsibilities: Mechanical strip-down/re-assembly, basic field wiring, machine calibration and system testing Working against a time-frame to complete reactive repairs Service and repair current installed products in a timely manner Interpreting electrical circuit diagrams and work with motor controls Carrying out risk assessments Mechanical aptitude including the ability to read assembly drawings Operate hand tools and assemble parts onto equipment Appreciation of control systems Qualification's/Experience Minimum Level 3 NVQ qualification in Engineering or equivalent Understanding of Non Destructive Technologies and Testing Understanding of and experience of PLC's and their function Pneumatic and Hydraulic knowledge beneficial Computer literate with basic Microsoft Office skills Live within a manageable commute of Hatfield Salary package Salary up to above £40,000/year (inc shift allowance) Up to 6% matched company pension contribution Employee benefits package Full uniform Company mobile phone OT regularly available - not mandatory Opportunity for Team Leader positions 2019 Industry leading training and career development opportunities at home and abroad 20 shifts (240 hours) of paid holiday rising with length of service and good attendance records Please note that this position involves working on a Panama shift pattern which includes 12-hour day and night shifts and occasional weekends once the facility goes live. This is an exciting job opportunity for multi skilled maintenance engineering professionals in the area local to Hatfield to join a market leading automation systems provider with an array of career paths available both at home and abroad. If you would like more information, please 'apply' now or contact Colin Reeves on 01384 446121.

Permanent / Hatfield, Hertfordshire

Principle Design Manager - Warehouse Automation

Organisation A creative and innovative market leader in bringing new technology to warehouse logistics the world over. Working with our customers all over the world, our client develops customised solutions and are truly at the forefront of industry 4IR. Employing over 3,000 people across the planet and turning over more than €500 year on year. They believe strongly in uniting technological know-how with a long-established experience in diverse industries to be the key to delivering successful solutions for their prestigious client base. Opportunity An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Project Design Manager to join a global market leader in the integration and provision of Warehouse Automation systems based out of their south Oxford area Headquarters. You would be joining a growing team within a company enjoying a period of sustained growth and success. Where your career aspirations are capped only by your own professionalism and work ethic. Purpose: To Carry out design coordination of UK projects in-line with the Construction Design and Management Regulations 2015. Responsibilities: Carry out the duties of the Principal Designer in line with the requirements of CDM Regulations 2015. Engage with clients and designers to enhance and integrate health & safety / design risk management into the project team, design team meetings and the construction phase. Take ownership and lead the design risk management process whilst applying the general principles of prevention. Plan, manage, monitor and coordinate health and safety during the pre-construction phase when most design work is carried out. Take account of aspects of projects including usability, functionality, future maintainability, life cycle building management and identify residual risks at all stages of the project. Identify, compile and issue suitable project specific pre-construction information to assist contractors in managing significant risk once construction begins Health & Safety File compilation. Provide practical health and safety advice, guidance and coaching to project teams at all stages of the project when required. Management of multiple projects for key clients to the business Professional & Experience Requirements: Hold a NEBOSH Construction Certificate - Valid within the last 5 years Technical, Graduate or Chartered Membership of IOSH Hold a design qualification. i.e. engineer or relevant experience preferably in a Materials Handling Environment. Full clean driving license Experience and Personal Requirements: Experience & knowledge of construction design process Previous CDMC experience (CDM 2015) Experience of working as a Health & Safety Advisor within the construction industry Automation experience / knowledge Ability to work autonomously Ability to communicate effectively with both clients and contractors Ability to manage workload efficiently Effective decision maker and excellent team player Commitment to company's Equality and Diversity policies and values Package: £44,600/year starting salary 10% annual performance related bonus Monday to Friday Full-time - 37.5 hrs/week (flexibility occasionally required) Up to 6% matched company pension contribution Employee benefits package inc healthcare, life assurance etc Company mobile phone / Laptop available Industry leading training and career development opportunities at home and abroad This is an exciting job opportunity for an aspiring Health & Safety Advisor or Site Management / Project Management professional with a good understanding of automation and construction regulations to join a market leading automation systems provider with an array of career paths available both at home and abroad. If you would like more information, please 'apply' now or contact Colin Reeves on 01384 446121.

Permanent / Oxford, Oxfordshire

Site Manager -Warehouse Automation - Castle Donnington

Site Manager - Warehouse Automation Castle Donington £60,00/year starting salary Excellent pension and benefits package Career progression opportunities within a globally innovative organisation Organisation A creative and innovative market leader in bringing new technology to warehouse logistics the world over. Working with our customers all over the world, our client develops customised solutions and are truly at the forefront of industry 4IR. Employing over 3,000 people across the planet and turning over more than €500m year on year. We believe strongly in uniting technological know-how with a long-established experience in diverse industries to be the key to delivering successful solutions for their prestigious client base. Opportunity Due to continued success, an expansion opportunity has arisen for an experienced Engineering Manager or Site Supervisor to join a market leading, global organisation who are at the forefront of the Warehouse Automation sector in the UK today who are opening a new premises in the Castle Donington / Derby area. This is a multi-faceted Site Manager job opportunity comes with a basic starting salary of £60,000/year. We hope to speak to suitably skilled and career-focused Engineering management professionals living within a commutable distance of Castle Donington / Derby as soon as possible. We hope to speak to interested parties who are customer focused, team oriented, organised and excellent communicators with strong listening skills and self-awareness based in a commutable distance of Castle Donington / Derby. Possessing proven experience of managing an on-site maintenance team that deal with electro-mechanical, PLC, and Systems Software faults conducting preventative maintenance operations on automated materials handling equipment within a warehouse environment. Overview of the role Experienced in carrying out risk assessments and will ensure that the team carries out their duties within a safe environment Experience of successfully managing a team of shift-based engineers Complete customer satisfaction Manage site budgets and associated commercial activities Ensure delivery of defined SLA Manage system improvements and installations Manage training requirements, both technical and regulatory Develop on-site staff and resources Increase the scope and efficiency of the Company's support solutions Be an effective manager focused on team development Ensure completion of reactive repairs Appreciate Health & Safety considerations with regard to risk assessments Provide detailed reports covering commercial and technical activities Improve service level through adoption of industry best practices Manage the provision of quality support and maintenance services of all live information systems Plan and implement system security policy Manage and coordinate the daily activities of all personnel Demonstrable Data analysis Qualifications/Experience HNC/HND or above in an associated Engineering discipline Automated Systems background or similar Demonstrable experience of Lean / 6 Sigma Manufacturing management experience (preferred but not essential) Previously managed teams of 10+ staff Technical skills to cover software systems, server architecture & networks with an appreciation of electro-mechanical installations Salary package £60,000/year starting salary Days - Monday to Friday (some flexibility required) Employer contributory pension up to 6% Private flexible health care plan Company mobile phone Industry leading training and development opportunities both at home and abroad Managing a growing team in the early stages of commission through to and beyond 'go-live' within a high value, highly innovative, automated warehouse for a premium UK clothing brand This is an exciting job opportunity if you are an aspiring Engineering Management professional living within a commutable distance of Castle Donington / Derby and looking to take a significant step forward with your career by joining a market leading automation systems provider with an array of career paths available both at home and abroad. If you would like more information, please 'apply' now or contact Colin Reeves on 01384 446121.

Permanent / Castle Donington, Derbyshire

Commercial Accounts Manager

- Commercial Accounts Manager - Birmingham - IT lead scaling solutions - £30,000 - £38,000/year + 10% bonus + car + pension + training and career development The company With over 200 years of rich heritage, this specialist company has always been associated with trust and honesty. They have worked hard to understand the changing nature of markets and customer needs in line with the ever-changing world around us. They have a reputation for constantly evolving to deliver exactly what the customer wants with visionary performance been one of industry firsts, technical advances and design triumphs. Today, this is an international business with an excellent world-wide reputation. A trusted brand name. No-one else has a history of making such a wide range of quality, innovative products with a continually changing focus to match requirements. "Think of any food or ingredients that need to be weighed, and we weigh them!" The opportunity Due to sustained growth, a fantastic opportunity has arisen for an aspiring and personable Commercial Accounts Manager based within the Birmingham/West Midlands area to join one of the UK's market leaders specialising in IT lead systems and scale service solutions. The successful candidate will be trained and developed into the company's next Commercial Manager. Managing a small, highly independent team while in doing so being responsible for managing and maximising revenue generation and invoicing across all service revenue streams. You will also manage a number of high profile service accounts and collaborate with the customer services and field operations managers to ensure timely completion of projects, PMs and chargeable repairs. The overall focus of the role will be to in time deliver first class customer service at all times. The Commercial Manager may also be considered to act as a deputy to the Regional Service Director or perform other duties commensurate with the role. Main duties and responsibilities: Manage improving service revenues across all revenue streams including contract base, project revenues, chargeable repairs, parts and consumables sales. Customer Account Management - Be a customer advocate while managing revenues and KPIs for a number of key customer accounts. Responsibility for monthly achievement of the company's commercial service outlook. Identify new business opportunities - work to create a pipeline of initiative and service opportunities. Manage service growth campaigns - including commercial pack management, pricing and associated marketing. Management of company CRM and ERP systems to ensure maximised service output. Maintain warranty and contract conversion records. Manage quotations in an effective and timely manner. Work with colleagues to develop new, innovative ways to efficiently manage customer requirements. Proficient in MS Office. Package £30,000 - £38,000/year starting salary (depending on experience) 10% bonus Company car 26 days annual holiday allowance (plus bank holidays) 37.5 hours per week Employer enhanced, contributed company pension scheme up to 11% Permanent, growth-centric position in a large group of companies offering long term career development opportunities This projects as an excellent opportunity for someone looking to develop their career and who is based in the Birmingham area within a sustainable commute from the Smethwick area of Birmingham. No previous associated product knowledge is required. We are hoping to speak to kind and personable yet driven, organised, motivated and commercially aware professionals who are looking for a change of direction in their career and can demonstrate a strong background in delivering an improved commercial and/or financial performance in their working history to date. You may have a background in B2B Sales, Account Management, Technical Sales, Relationship Management, Customer Services or similar but most of all it will be your personality and ability to build relationships with others that will underpin your success in this role as you develop within the business. For more information, please contact Colin Reeves in confidence on 01384 446121.

Permanent / Birmingham, West Midlands
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  • The automation team at Jonathan Lee has taken the time to understand our business requirements, developing local relationships with the individual sites via visits to our locations to ensure the quality of candidates is of a high standard. Furthermore, Jonathan Lee has attributed a member of its Client Services team to act as a senior level contact for Knapp. This ensures there is a high-level of pro-active engagement with us as a customer not only in the traditional recruitment process but also in areas that can indirectly contribute to our business relationship. Should anyone be looking for a recruitment partner with in-depth industry knowledge in automation that operates in an ethical, partnership-based manner I can highly recommend the team at Jonathan Lee.

    Alexia English

    Human Resources Manager
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