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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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Shift Engineer - Warehouse Automation

Job Title: Shift Engineer Location: Hatfield, England Salary: GBP40000 per annum pension, OT & benefits package 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 is truly at the forefront of industry 4IR. Employing over 3,000 people across the planet and turning over more than €500 million 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 shift engineer to join this market leading, multi-national company within a brand new residence at a household brand name's distribution centre 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

Field Service Technician

Due to a period of recent success and growth; A global market leading provider of machinery and services within the woodworking industry and woodworking shops are looking to recruit a new team of Field Service Engineers to join their team based at their client's Gravesend site. With a presence in over 100 countries and an extensive distribution network, they offer highly innovative solutions, as demonstrated by over 1000 active patents and holding approximately 30% market share within their industry globally. This is an excellent opportunity for aspiring Field Service Engineers living within a commutable distance of Gravesend, Essex to join a genuine market leader who takes great pride and goes to great expense to develop its staff. Key Responsibilities: Routine service and calibration of woodworking and CNC equipment. Provide technical support to customers during servicing / installations and subsequent telephone/email as necessary. Multi-skilled engineering service & fault finding of high-spec woodworking CNC equipment. Ability to read engineering drawings / electrical diagrams. What you will need to succeed: Multi-skilled maintenance engineering Electrical / mechanical qualifications to HNC/HND (or equivalent experience) Fault-finding experience (ideally on CNC equipment, but not essential as training can be provided) Experience working on or servicing engineering machinery Ability to read projection drawings and electrical diagrams Able to work on own initiative and as part of a team Occasionally travelling to customer sites (some overnight stays may be required) In return we can offer the following package: £35,500 - £37,700/year basic salary with pay progression available once training complete OT (paid after 40 hours) - most technicians earn circa £55,000/year including OT Company vehicle - travel time and expenses paid door to door Health care Contributory pension Mobile phone, laptop and iPad/tablet provided Company endorsed credit card for expenses Further employee benefits packages Best in industry training and career development opportunities both at home and abroad Initial product and technical training will be delivered in Germany within the first 6 months of your employment. Most of the additional training will be on the job with a mentor, no lone working required. If you feel as though you fit the above criteria and are ready to join a genuinely innovative market leading global and live in commutable distance from Gravesend then we would like to hear from you ASAP. Please 'apply' now or for more information please contact Colin Reeves on 01384 446121.

Permanent / Gravesend, Kent

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 €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 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 Bradford. This maintenance Shift Engineer job opportunity comes with a basic salary of circa 39,000/year including shift allowance. 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 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 Bradford Salary package Starting salary of just over £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 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 approximately two weekends per month. This is an exciting job opportunity for multi skilled maintenance engineering professionals in the Bradford 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 / Bradford, West Yorkshire

Technical Support Desk Engineer - CNC Tools

The organisation We bring together and supply the world's most advanced manufacturers of high technology machine tools, automation systems to deliver highly productive metal cutting solutions to our valued customer base across the UK. Established around a long standing relationship with Chiron Werke, Nakamura Tome, Bavius, Stama, Bridgeport Hardinge, Quaser, Halter and Heidenhein this company operate as a single source machine tool and systems supplier. The opportunity Due to ongoing and sustained success, we are recruiting for a candidate to join our service team based at our Wellesbourne / Warwick HQ as a Technical Support Desk Engineer. You may have prior experience as a Field Service Engineer with a background in CNC machines and tooling and possibly be looking for a 'change of pace' to a site based technical support role. If this is the case, this could be an ideal position for you. Key Responsibilities: Remote support for customers and engineers of CNC Machinery and tools via telephone / email / poral. Diagnose and solve electronic, hydraulic and software faults with CNC machines over the telephone and via remote diagnostics. Spare part clarification and orders (liaising with service team). Manage and plan service activities to be executed in the field for customer within SLAs. Coordinate and liaise with service engineers. Support with planning and aftercare of retrofits and machine upgrades. Communication with internal and external customers regarding dates, on-site bookings and follow up of any problems and issues that may have occurred Documentation of service activities What you will need to succeed: Experience of servicing various CNC machines and tools (milling, turning, automation) within a Field Service capacity Hold an electrical / electronic qualification or to have completed an apprenticeship in electro mechanical engineering (or equivalent experience) Computer literate (knowledge of networking as an advantage) Experienced in servo drives - (e.g. Bosch or Siemens) Personality who enjoys problem solving in a fast-paced customer focused environment Strong communication and interpersonal skills Ideal location: within 45 mins commute of Wellesbourne In return we can offer the following package: £35,000 - £40,000/year salary Based at Wellesbourne, Warwick HQ 40 hours per week - Monday to Friday (flexible) BUPA Healthcare scheme Life assurance Childcare vouchers Company bonus scheme Contributory pension up to 6% 25 days annual leave (rising with tenure) Best in industry training and career development opportunities This job opportunity is ideally suited to an experienced CNC Service Engineer who lives within commuting distance of Wellesbourne or Warwick who is looking to get away from the long drives and stopovers that can come with the Field Service Engineer lifestyle and move to a more 'off the tools' position close to home. If you feel as though you fit the above criteria and are ready for the challenge of joining a genuinely innovative market leading brand in the Wellesbourne / Warwick area then we would like to hear from you. Please 'apply' now or for more information please contact Colin Reeves on 01384 446121.

Permanent / Warwick, Warwickshire

Spares and Customer Care Co-ordinator

The organisation We bring together and supply of the world's most advanced manufacturers of high technology machine tools, automation systems to deliver highly productive metal cutting solutions to our diverse customer base. Established on the back of a long standing relationship with market leading machine manufacturers such as Chiron Werke, Nakamura Tome, Stama, Bridgeport Hardinge, Halter and Heidenhein. This is an organisation that operates as a single and exclusive source for machine tool systems to large multi-million pound organisations through to small family run machine shops all across the UK. The opportunity Due to an internal promotion, we are recruiting for a Spares and Customer Care Coordinator with good organisational skills and phone manner to join a hardworking and friendly customer service team based near Wellesbourne. Due to the organisations willingness to train new staff with good work ethic and core skills - this is an excellent opportunity for the right candidate to join a genuine market leader who takes great pride and goes to great expense to develop its staff. Key Responsibilities: To process orders on the Sage 200 system efficiently and accurately. To deal with any customer queries in a timely manner. Ensure the customer is kept informed as the progress of their orders. Act as an overflow for the Service department, taking calls from customers and responding to their enquiries. Provide a call back system for the primary Service Coordinator. To provide quotes as requested to the Service Desk and Customers within a timescale of 24-48 hours. To follow up on all quotes within 48 hours. To monitor stocking levels and report to the Operations director where stock is required. To minimise the number of credit notes raised. To work towards achieving departmental KPI's. To ensure that we meet and where possible exceed our customers' expectations. What you will need to succeed: IT proficient - Microsoft office, knowledge of Sage 200 preferred but not essential. High level of customer care Be able to follow the expenditure authorisation procedure. Excellent organisational skills and ability to prioritise. Able to communicate (written and verbally) clearly and concisely. Able to address concerns and overcome objection. Able to prioritise. Good numerical skills. In return we can offer the following package: £22,000 - £25,000/year starting salary Monday to Friday between 8:00am - 5:00pm (flexible) BUPA Healthcare scheme Life assurance Childcare vouchers Company bonus scheme Contributory pension up to 6% 25 days annual leave (rising with tenure) Full on the job training Cross-industry training and career development opportunities Our Spares and Customer Support Coordinator make up a vital part of our business. You will be able to build relationships with colleagues, suppliers and clients as well as take control of projects from start to finish in a fast-paced yet organised working environment where customer service comes first. This role can also open up a range of career pathways and earnings opportunities for you in the future within the same company. If you are customer focused, organised, hold good customer focus and emotional awareness and are ready for the challenge of joining a genuinely innovative market leading brand covering in the Wellesbourne / Warwick area then we would like to hear from you. Please 'apply' now or for more information please contact Colin Reeves on 01384 446121.

Permanent / Warwick, Warwickshire

Service Coordinator - Engineering support

The organisation We bring together and supply of the world's most advanced manufacturers of high technology machine tools, automation systems to deliver highly productive metal cutting solutions to our diverse customer base. Established on the back of a long standing relationship with market leading machine manufacturers such as Chiron Werke, Nakamura Tome, Stama, Bridgeport Hardinge, Halter and Heidenhein. This is an organisation that operate as a single and exclusive source for machine tool systems to large multi-million pound organisations through to small family run machine shops all across the UK. The opportunity Due to an internal promotion, we are continuing to recruit for a customer-focused Service Coordinator with good organisational skills and phone manner to join a hardworking and friendly customer service team based near Wellesbourne. Due to the organisations willingness to train new staff with good work ethic and core skills - this is an excellent opportunity for the right candidate to join a genuine market leader who takes great pride and goes to great expense to develop its staff. Key Responsibilities: To answer promptly answer phone calls from Customers and Service Engineers. To respond to customer requests promptly in a professional, polite and friendly manner. To schedule Engineers jobs according to relevant skills, geographical location, and availability. To book engineering jobs on the internal service system. Record purchase and sales orders on Sage 200 as required (training available). To build and maintain business relationship with customers. To work alongside the Parts department for correct parts to be delivered. To provide prices for customer in an accurate and timely manner. To accurately maintain information on the internal service system. To maintain a clean and tidy work area at all times. To report any issues to the Service Manager or Operations Director as soon as they occur. What you will need to succeed: Ability to prioritise own workload and work on own initiative. High level of organisational skills and aptitude to customer care (keeping customers informed at all times). Ability to communicate clearly and concisely in both verbal and written mediums. To demonstrate respect for others and to be diplomatic when dealing with both internal & external customers. Ability to adapt your communication style to different situations/audiences. To actively listen to people, focusing on what is being said to establish solutions. Ability to address concerns and overcome objection. Ability to problem solve. In return we can offer the following package: £25,000 - £30,000/year starting salary Monday to Friday between 8:00am - 5:00pm (flexible) BUPA Healthcare scheme Life assurance Childcare vouchers Company bonus scheme Contributory pension up to 6% Mobile phone, laptop and iPad/tablet provided Fuel card 25 days annual leave (rising with tenure) Full on the job training Cross-industry training and career development opportunities Our Service Coordinator and Customer Service team make up a vital part of our business. You will be able to build relationships with colleagues, suppliers and clients as well as take control of projects from start to finish in a fast-paced yet organised working environment. This role can also open up a range of career pathways and earnings opportunities for you in the future. If you are customer focused, organised, hold good customer focus and emotional awareness and are ready for the challenge of joining a genuinely innovative market leading brand covering in the Wellesbourne / Warwick area then we would like to hear from you. Please 'apply' now or for more information please contact Colin Reeves on 01384 446121.

Permanent / Warwick, Warwickshire

Field Service Engineer - Midlands

The organisation We bring together and supply of the world's most advanced manufacturers of high technology machine tools, automation systems to deliver highly productive metal cutting solutions to our diverse customer base. Established on the back of a long standing relationship with market leading machine manufacturers such as Chiron Werke, Nakamura Tome, Stama, Bridgeport Hardinge, Halter and Heidenhein. This is an organisation that operate as a single and exclusive source for machine tool systems to large multi-million pound organisations through to small family run machine shops all across the UK. The opportunity Due to ongoing and sustained success, we are continuing to recruit for experienced Field Service Engineers with a multi-skilled engineering skill set from backgrounds such as either CNC, automated machinery /equipment or machine tools to cover the Midlands and surrounding area. Due to the organisations willingness to train new staff with good work ethic and core skills - this is an excellent opportunity for the right candidate to join a genuine market leader who takes great pride and goes to great expense to develop its staff. Key Responsibilities: Investigation, diagnosis, and rectification of breakdowns on automated machinery / CNC equipment or similar Routine service and calibration of CNC / automated machinery or machine tool equipment Provide technical support to customers during service visits and subsequent telephone/email as necessary Service & Fault finding as well as reactive maintenance of automated machinery Willing to travel to customer sites (most within the Midlands and surrounding area) What you will need to succeed: HNC / HND / Apprenticeship in Electrical / Mechanical Engineering or equivalent experience Electrical and mechanical fault-finding experience on CNC or automated machinery Experience working on or servicing CNC, automated machinery or machine tools Ability to read projection drawings and electrical diagrams Able to work on own initiative and as part of a team A desire to train and learn new skills (training is given to all staff throughout their career) Driven to complete tasks to a high standard and provide excellent customer service In return we can offer the following package: £30,000 - £40,000/year starting salary depending on experience Overtime (paid after 40 hours worked) - most engineers earn £60,000 - £70,000/year Company vehicle (available for personal use) BUPA Healthcare scheme Life assurance Childcare vouchers Company bonus scheme Autonomy in a home based / remote role Contributory pension up to 6% Mobile phone, laptop and iPad/tablet provided Fuel card 25 days annual leave (rising with tenure) Cross-industry training and career development opportunities Our Field Service Engineers make up a vital part of the service division where you will be able to help further increase the companies reputation in the Midlands as well as opening up a range of career pathways and earnings opportunities for you in the future. If you have multi-skilled engineering / maintenance experience and are ready for the challenge of joining a genuinely innovative market leading brand covering the Midlands area then we would like to hear from you. Please 'apply' now or for more information please contact Colin Reeves on 01384 446121.

Permanent / Coventry, West Midlands

Field Engineer - Leeds

We are recruiting for the world's largest manufacturer of tyres and associated rubber products. With 9 tyre manufacturing plants in Europe alone and responsible for fitting 1 in 5 vehicles across the world. Together, we are committed to 'serving society with superior quality' tyre products and are a major supplier of original equipment to all major car manufacturers including Volkswagen, Ford, BMW, Mercedes Toyota and many more covering such sectors as sport, touring, winter and 4x4 driving that provide enhanced performance without sacrificing ride comfort. Job purpose An opportunity has arisen for an aspiring Field Engineer to join the northern Europe team covering Leeds and the North of England. The purpose of this opportunity will be to take responsibility for the day-to-day management and control of field-based tyre technical issues within a region. Working as part of a small technical team managing own workload with a responsibility for product quality and performance while delivering a first-class field service customer experience to a diverse and prestigious customer base. Main Responsibilities To work independently and have a positive work ethic, as a front-line representative of the company. Cover across a designated area, undertaking all the key Field Engineering roles. To support your colleagues in other regions throughout the organisation. Organising the assessment of warranty tyres in the field, timely and when necessary. Perform field visits to service customer products, whilst maintaining good customer relations with dealers and end users. Achieve high levels of customer satisfaction. Prioritise and manage the workload within your designated region, including product quality evaluation and product monitoring. To visit selected users and monitor, analyse and report performance characteristics. Coordinate your activities with your colleagues for all product groups. To deliver bespoke technical training to both internal and external customers. To take ownership of special projects. Professional Experience/Qualifications: Mechanical engineering experience ideally in a field based or customer facing capacity (Engineering, Quality & Technical) ONC/HNC/HND or Degree in Vehicle or Mechanical Engineering or equivalent. Key Personal Attributes: Team player, flexible approach to work. Good IT and administrative skills. Ability to prioritise and organise workloads. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills. Ability to develop strong relationships with end users, fleets & dealers. Customer-focused. Excellent presentation skills. Valid driving licence. Based in the Leeds or surrounding area and willing to cover the North of the country Capacity to be flexible on hours worked and occasionally work away from home for short periods of time on a monthly basis. Above all, the ATTITUDE, ENTHUSIASM and KEENNESS to succeed and learn, coupled with a passion for excellence. Salary package and benefits: Starting salary £24,000 - £30,000/year (depending on experience - rising over service) Company car (for work and personal use) Pension (company match up to 7.5%) 25 days holiday (plus statutory Bank Holidays - rising over service) Mobile phone (for work and personal use) Laptop / IPad Autonomous / Flexible working capacity Structured training plan during first two years in service Monthly training secondments at companies HQ Opportunity to travel throughout Europe where special projects allow Career development potential towards Lead, Head Field Engineer or Subject Matter Expert pathways Opportunities for International secondments throughout Europe and beyond Further career development opportunities both at home and abroad This is an excellent opportunity for an aspiring field engineer based in or close to Leeds looking for a career with a global market leader who take development of their staff seriously offering training and development, secondments and promotion paths across the globe. If this opportunity is of interest to you then please 'apply' now or for more information, contact Colin Reeves on 01384 446121.

Permanent / Leeds, West Yorkshire

Engineering Shift Leader - Castle Donington

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. Fast growing and 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 An exciting opportunity has arisen for experienced engineering shift leaders to join this market leading, multi-national company within the residence at a household brand name's .com distribution centre at the Segro Logistics Park in Castle Donington. This Engineering Shift Leader job opportunity comes with a basic salary of circa £47,000/year including shift allowance. We hope to speak to suitably skilled multi-skilled engineers with good team leading skills who are looking for a career development route as soon as possible. Key Responsibilities: Maintain Quality of Service by ensuring good quality communications between both customers and staff. Implementation of Site quality procedures. Regular meetings with the Site Engineering Manager, and head office service co-ordinator to discuss activities and progress. Involvement with suppliers ensuring their maintenance visits are kept up to date. Providing maintenance service support. Ensure that all spares issues are dealt with efficiently and rapidly. Ensuring the company equipment supplied is well cared for and is always in a presentable/usable/maintained condition. Provide flexibility and the best use of skills and capabilities of the maintenance team on site. Ensure that all time sheets and documentation is correct and legible with all the correct job numbers entered. Qualification's/Experience HNC/HND/ONC Apprenticeship/BTEC, City and Guilds in appropriate subjects. Electrical & Mechanical Engineering. Knowledge and understanding in Control software at PC and PLC level Minimum 5 years' experience in a relevant industry or service. Ability to communicate clearly verbally, clear concise writing skills Demonstrable experience in man management Experience of having operated a CMMS system preferred. Proven track record in service maintenance Salary package Starting salary of £47,000/year (inc shift allowance) 0600: - 18:00 / 18:00 - 06:00 Panama shift pattern (5 days week 1, 2 days week 2 recurring) 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 22 shifts (264 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 approximately two weekends per month. This is an exciting job opportunity for multi skilled maintenance engineering professionals in the Castle Donington area have demonstrable experience in managing small teams who are looking to take the next step forward in their career with a company who genuinely care about developing tis staff. If you would like more information, please 'apply' now or contact Colin Reeves on 01384 446121.

Permanent / Castle Donington, Derbyshire

Shift Controls Technician - 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. Fast growing and 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 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 Castle Donington. This PLC Shift Technician job opportunity comes with a basic salary of circa £45,000/year including shift allowance. We hope to speak to suitably skilled multi-skilled engineers with good fault finding skills on PLCs who are looking for a career development route as soon as possible. Key Responsibilities: Provide a first-class site response to the customer. Identify, develop and implement automation system and program changes to support manufacturing processes and continuous improvement activities. Ensure the validated status of automation assets is maintained through change control and configuration management. Fault finding and some editing on PLCs Keep up to date with technologies to ensure the appropriate solutions are utilised for maximum business benefit. Provide emergency breakdown and maintenance support on all equipment and software issues. Issue Management and internal escalation process on system maintenance issues. Create strong effective working relationships with our customers. Work alongside Engineering Team Leader and in deputise in his/her absence to co-ordinate a team of site technicians and third party repair companies. Qualification's/Experience Essential Bachelors / Masters degree or HNC/HND in IT, Electrical & Electronic, Controls, Automation or Robotics Engineering. Experience in Automated Materials Handling or similar regulated, controls environment would be advantageous but is not essential Advantageous (but not essential as training is available...) Control systems experience (PLC, DCS, SCADA, HMI, Servo, Vision) for off the shelf and bespoke process and production equipment and materials handling systems Exposure to communication networks and protocols (serial, Profibus, Ethernet) Instrumentation experience (sensors, actuators, PMT) Electrical Design knowledge (control panel and field wiring) P&ID nomenclature and electrical wiring diagrams Process and Machinery Safety (CE, PUWER, HAZOP, CHAZOP) Environmental Monitoring Systems Siemens controls systems experience Salary package Starting salary of £45,000/year (inc shift allowance) 0600: - 18:00 / 18:00 - 06:00 Panama shift pattern (5 days week 1, 2 days week 2 recurring) 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 22 shifts (264 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 approximately two weekends per month. We have capacity to train strong and experienced electrically biased, multi-skilled engineers who have good fault finding experience on PLCs as much of the PLCs is controlled from the global HQ. As such, this role will also fit an aspiring engineer who would be interested in progressing towards supervisory and management opportunities in the future as part of a Warehouse Automation systems provider. This is an exciting job opportunity for multi skilled maintenance engineering professionals in the Castle Donington area who are looking to build on some basic understanding of PLCs, or a PLC controls engineer looking to join a local, yet global warehouse automation specialist 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

Service Technician - Cork

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, they are an international 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 Due to market expansion in Cork. A fantastic opportunity has arisen for an aspiring Service Engineer or Technician to join one of the UK's leading field service operations specialising in IT system and scale service solutions as a Service Engineer Technician. The successful candidate will be trained as a Service Technician to provide service to a prestigious retail customer base throughout the Cork area. You will be trained to diagnose, maintain, fix, swap or install IT hardware and similar equipment with full product training, documentation and support been provided to the successful candidate. Previous experience of working in a fast paced, field based position and a technical qualification are preferred, but not essential. Requirements of the role: Enthusiastic with good interpersonal skills Ability to work autonomously to targets Customer focused To attend customer sites in order to repair or install IT, technical and mechanical equipment Have some prior experience or training in some form of hardware or electro mechanical field Completing a detailed and accurate reports where required Local to the Cork area Full Driving Licence Employee package Circa €26,000/year starting salary rising per quarter to circa €32,000/year after 6/9-month training plan completed Regular pay progression available Company car - available for personal use Commission based incentive scheme 26 days annual holiday allowance (plus bank holidays) Healthcare plan (optional) Life assurance portfolio 37.5 hours per week Employer enhanced, contributed company pension scheme up to 11% Permanent position in a large group of companies offering long term career development opportunities This Service Technician opportunity presents as an excellent vacancy for an entry-level or equivalent engineer who is looking for an opportunity to develop a stimulating and dynamic engineering career within a highly reputable service and manufacturing brand. If you are based local to Cork and have some previous field-based electro mechanical training or experience and feel ready for a challenge within the automated engineering sector then we would like to hear from you. Please 'apply' now or for more information contact Colin Reeves on 01384 446121.

Permanent / Cork, Republic of Ireland

Stores / Spare Parts Administrator - Castle Donington

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 automated technology. 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 We are looking for a Spare Parts Administrator to take on a stores management remit for our brand new modern .com engineering store located in Castle Donington. The candidate will have experience in stores and / or spare parts management, however an engineering stores background is not essential. This is a highly structured, organised and process orientated role, requiring good IT skills, including the use of Excel, Word and Outlook and exceptional attention to detail. The candidate must possess a high level of customer service, work well within a team and work in a professional, polite and positive manner. Key Responsibilities: Placing orders for parts Tracking of spare parts Creating returns for repair parts Close control of Min/Max levels of the Stores Checking to make sure parts are on course to be delivered on time Planning and tracking of the Maintenance plan Supporting the Engineering Team Leaders on the maintenance plan Tracking, trending and reporting on specific KPI's linked to the role Developing reports and opportunities for improvement using historical data to support with site progression Gain reputation for rapid and effective support Qualifications, Skills and Experience: Time served experience in a similar store's management role Good IT skills, including the use of Excel, Word and Outlook Knowledge of cost spend and budgets Candidate Profile: Team Player Ability to Communicate clearly verbally, clear concise writing skills customer focused Resilience Strong budgeting skills Self-motivated and persistent Be able to work to own initiative In return you can expect the following: £30,000/year starting salary Strong pension and annual leave entitlement (starts at 25 days) Private Healthcare (optional) Working hours 08:00 - 17:00 Monday to Friday Work in a cutting edge and fast paced automated warehouse environment in Castle Donington Top quality training opportunities throughout your career This is an excellent opportunity for a strong and aspiring Stores or Spare Parts Administrator who is looking to increase their experience base and develop their career within a leading automation brand based in Castle Donington. If you are interested or would like to know more, please press 'apply' or contact Colin Reeves in confidence on 01384 446121.

Permanent / Castle Donington, Derbyshire

Apprenticeship Relationship Manager - North West

Summary Panel: Job title: Apprenticeship Relationship Manager / Learning Mentor Salary Range; Up to £38,000 per annum DOE Location: North Region covering Yorkshire, Durham, Lancashire and Cumbria. This expanding IT Training Provider are seeking an Apprenticeship Relationship Manager / Learning Mentor to cover London and the South East. An Apprenticeship Relationship Manager / Learning Mentor is required with knowledge of Software Development and Network Infrastructure. Candidates with experience of the training and IT industries would be well received. Due to a rise in demand this company, a leading Training Provider requires an ambitious Apprenticeship Relationship Manager / Learning Mentor with caseload management experience for a new permanent role. As an Apprenticeship Relationship Manager / Learning Mentor you will be required to: Manage the progression of a caseload of Apprentices based across the region, responsible for each Apprentice's journey, providing pastoral care and functional skills support. Ensure Apprentice's records are accurate, funding compliant and supported in a timely progression onto and through the gateway for EPA. Able to create and develop relationships with Employers and Apprentices whilst successfully meeting KPIS Organise infill training to support apprentices and efficiently signposted to additional resources as and when required. The Apprenticeship Relationship Manager / Learning Mentor should have the following skills or experience: Relevant training and industry qualifications such as A1/D32/33/TAQA, and PTTLS/CTTLS/DTTLS/PGCE/Cert-Ed. Occupational competency within IT sector and knowledge of infrastructure, software development, cyber security or big data. Experience of coaching learners through an apprenticeship qualification, proficient in evidence gathering, lesson planning and offering one-to-one support. Business Development and Sales experience within the Training and Development Sector. This is an excellent opportunity for anyone with knowledge of Apprenticeship Training to develop your career. In return for your experience, this global training provider will offer you: Annual Salary up to £38,000 per annum, with pay progression after 6 months. Highly competitive employee benefits package and holiday incentives for high performers. Access to training for additional accredited courses and flexible working conditions. Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon. If you have knowledge of bespoke learning delivery approach and tailored mentoring and assessing and you want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the Apprenticeship Relationship Manager / Learning Mentor role, please contact Mary O'Brien at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384 446 168.

Permanent / North West England, England

Field Service - PLC Controls Engineer

Job Title: Field Service - PLC Controls Engineer Salary: £35,000 to £50,000 Location: UK wide. Headoffice in Oxford Organisation A creative and innovative market leader in bringing new technology to warehouse logistics the world over. Working with blue-chip 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 An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced PLC / Controls Engineer to join this market leading, multi-national company based at their UK HQ in South Oxfordshire. This PLC / Controls Engineer job opportunity comes with a basic salary of £48,000/year with clear opportunities for pay and career progression over time should this be of interest to you. We hope to speak to suitably skilled and career-focused PLC / Controls Engineering professionals as soon as possible to support with the dynamic and sustained growth that the business is currently experiencing. Key Responsibilities: Support automation system projects with equipment and application selection, customer management, installation, commissioning, validation and handover in order to deliver to plan and on budget Provide second level support to the existing automation systems to ensure availability targets are met Identify, develop and implement automation system and program changes to support manufacturing processes, investigations and continuous improvement activities Manage, supervise, mentor and coach customers, contractors, technicians and engineers Develop standards and procedures for automation systems on sites Adhere to current Environment, Health and Safety legislation and policies and procedures to maintain own, team and public safety Provide process and machinery safety expertise and lead safety assessments where appropriate Qualification's/Experience Bachelors / Masters degree or HNC/HND in IT, Electrical & Electronic, Controls, Automation or Robotics Engineering Experience in Automated Materials Handling or similar regulated, controls environment (not essential) Siemens PLC controls systems experience Controls Engineering skills through to IT infrastructure and applications in a selection of the following is desired but not essential as training can be provided regarding the following: Control systems (PLC, DCS, SCADA, HMI, Servo, Vision) for off the shelf and bespoke process and production equipment and materials handling systems Communication networks and protocols (serial, Profibus, Ethernet) Instrumentation (sensors, actuators, PMT) Electrical Design (control panel and field wiring) P & lD nomenclature and electrical wiring diagrams Process and Machinery safety (CE, PUWER, HAZOP, CHAZOP) Environmental Monitoring Systems Candidate profile: Supportive team member as well as independent and self-motivated Self-motivated and a proactive approach to problem solving is essential Desire to learn and develop Capacity to work to deadlines as part of a team and as an individual Flexibility of working hours where required Able to work at various company and customer sites - situated predominately in the UK (some travel to the ROI, Europe or other worldwide locations may be required occasionally) Salary package Starting salary of £48,000/year (rising to £50,000 on completion of initial training) Up to 6% matched company enhanced pension contribution Employee benefits package Company mobile phone and laptop OT regularly available - not mandatory Industry leading training and career development opportunities at home and abroad This is an exciting job opportunity for an experienced PLC / Controls Engineer professional in the within a commutable distance of the Oxford 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 in confidence on 01384 446121.

Permanent / Oxford, Oxfordshire
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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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