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Colin Reeves

Consultant
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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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Project Engineer - Lift Implementation

Project Engineer – £35,000 - £45,000 - Excellent package and benefits – Working on a wide variety of Lift / Cargo and Parking equipment – Opportunities for progression The Organisation: A leading global supplier of innovative material handling solutions. With more than 50,000 projects successfully delivered worldwide ranging from Goods Lifts, Car lifts, Lorry Lifts, Automated Car Park Solutions and Airport Logistic Systems. With 70 years of engineering expertise, we support our clients around the globe from planning through manufacturing, commissioning and throughout the entire project and material management lifecycle. With over 1400 employees in 22 different locations around the world. We set the global benchmark for efficiency and reliability. The Opportunity: Due to our continued growth, we are looking to recruit a Project Integration Engineer to join our Projects Department. Based at our UK HQ in Egham, West London - together, we deal with high value, bespoke and luxury Lifts, Cargo and Car Parking systems. The main duties of the role are: - Assist the Sales staff in interpreting client requirements Helps determine project requirements and work to develop project solutions Reviewing project proposals Liaison and negotiation with suppliers and contractors Clarifications with client and factory production teams in Europe Responsible for integrating a project working between both sales and project teams Controlling project procurement and costing within budgets What we’re looking for from you: A technical/engineering background preferably from a lift/ heavy engineering or automated material handling background Able to read engineering drawings Be a confident communicator with good negotiation skills Capable of prioritising and plan work schedules in advance Computer literate with high level knowledge of Microsoft Office with exposure to or experience of using AutoCAD for minor adjustments Valid Passport; travel to EU may be required for training Based within a manageable commute of Egham, West London Current full clean driving license What we can offer you: £35,000 - £45,000/year starting salary 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays (rising with service) Employee benefits and assistance program Funded further education opportunities Autonomy in a lean yet positive working environment Flexible working opportunities International travel opportunities Carer development pathways both in UK and abroad within a multi-national company This is a newly created job role and you will have the opportunity to shape and mould the role around yourself and your own career ambitions and opportunities for career development are available going forward in the short, medium and long term. If you are based within a manageable commute of Egham, West London and are looking to take your career to the next level with a premium player in their chosen market then please ‘apply’ now contact Colin Reeves on 01384 446121. Your CV will be forwarded to Jonathan Lee Recruitment, a leading engineering and manufacturing recruitment consultancy established in 1978. The services advertised by Jonathan Lee Recruitment are those of an Employment Agency.

Permanent / Egham

Field Service Technicians - Nottingham & Sheffield

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 continued success; An excellent opportunity has arisen in the Nottingham / Sheffield area for an ambitious entry level engineer to join one of the UK’s leading field service operations specialising in IT system and scale service solutions as a Service Technician. The successful candidate will be trained as a Service Technician to provide service to a prestigious retail customer base throughout the local Nottingham / Sheffield 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 focussed 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 electromechanical field Completing a detailed and accurate reports where required Local to Nottingham or Sheffield Full UK Driving Licence Employee package Circa £22,000/year starting salary rising per quarter to circa £29,000/year after 9-month training plan completed Regular pay progression available Company car available for personal use Company pension scheme (available for personal use) Commission based incentive scheme 26 days annual holiday allowance (plus bank holidays) 37.5 hours per week, with a 1 week in 3 on-call rota Employer enhanced, contributed company pension scheme up to 11% This Service Technician vacancy presents as an excellent opportunity for an entry-level or equivalent professional who is looking for an opportunity to develop a stimulating and dynamic engineering career within a highly reputable service and manufacturing brand. If you have some previous electromechanical or IT training or experience and feel ready for a challenge within the automation engineering sector, then we would like to hear from you. Please ‘apply’ now or for more information contact Colin Reeves on 01384 446121. Your CV will be forwarded to Jonathan Lee Recruitment, a leading engineering and manufacturing recruitment consultancy established in 1978. The services advertised by Jonathan Lee Recruitment are those of an Employment Agency.

Permanent / Smethwick

Site Manager - Hatfield - Warehouse Automation

Site Engineering Manager – Warehouse Automation £55,000/year starting salary Excellent pension and benefits package Days based - Monday to Friday Supported 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 aspiring Site Engineering Manager to join a market leading, global organisation who are at the forefront of the Warehouse Automation sector at their brand new state of the art premises in Hatfield. Operating on behalf of a premium UK clothing brand. This is a multi-faceted Site Engineering Manager job opportunity comes with a basic starting salary of £55,000/year. We hope to speak to suitably skilled and career-focused Engineering management professionals living within a commutable distance of Hatfield as soon as possible. You will be customer focused, team oriented, organised with strong listening skills and self-awareness. You will also ideally possess 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 Reporting to and supported by the multi-site director, your role will consist of the following: Match tasks with team skill-sets to ensure delivery of SLA Manage site budgets and associated commercial activities Manage all system improvements and installations Manage all training requirements, both technical and regulatory Gain a reputation for rapid and effective support Develop on-site staff and resources Be an effective manager focused on team development Provide monthly reports covering commercial and technical activities Improve the service level and optimise resource utilisation through adoption of industry best practices Plan and implement system security policy Manage and coordinate the daily activities of all personnel Site lead for recruitment operations Provide complete customer satisfaction whilst enhancing the reputation of the Company Qualifications/Experience required 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 medium/large teams Technical skills to cover software systems, server architecture & networks with an appreciation of electro-mechanical installations Salary package £55,000/year starting salary Days – Monday to Friday (some flexibility required) Welham Green, Hatfield location 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 team of 12 engineers 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 Manager living within a commutable distance of Hatfield 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. This is a company with an excellent track record of training and developing their staff. If you are currently in a site management position or similar managing a team of engineers in an automated / FMCG setting, but looking to take your career to the next level, then we would love to discuss our offering here with you! If you would like more information, please 'apply' now or contact Colin Reeves on 01384 446121. Or connect with me on LinkedIn. Your CV will be forwarded to Jonathan Lee Recruitment, a leading engineering and manufacturing recruitment consultancy established in 1978. The services advertised by Jonathan Lee Recruitment are those of an Employment Agency.

Permanent / Hatfield

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 Undertsanding of 5S methodology (desired but not essential as can be trained) 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. Your CV will be forwarded to Jonathan Lee Recruitment, a leading engineering and manufacturing recruitment consultancy established in 1978. The services advertised by Jonathan Lee Recruitment are those of an Employment Agency.

Permanent / Castle Donington

Shift Engineer - Burton-Upon-Trent

Organisation A truly 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, growing fast 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 UK household brand name's .com distribution hub in Burton-Upon-Trent. This maintenance Shift Engineer job opportunity comes with a basic salary of circa £40,900/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 Service and repair current installed products in a timely manner Interpreting electrical circuit diagrams and work with motor controls Carrying out risk assessments Undertake breakdown maintenance of site automation as required Carry out PPM of automation equipment to the required standard Complete breakdown reports and shift reports Liaise with operations to ensure workload is prioritised correctly Assist in project installation work including cost reduction activities Operate hand tools and assemble parts onto equipment Qualification's/Experience Minimum Level 3 NVQ qualification in Electrical Engineering or equivalent Electrical/Mechanical maintenance and inspection experience. Previous experience in logistics automation engineering (beneficial) 3 phase, Single Phase, 24/48V DC knowledge. Able to read Electrical Drawings Pneumatic and Hydraulic knowledge beneficial Computer literate with basic Microsoft Office skills Salary package Starting salary of £40,900/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 4 on / 4 off shift pattern which includes 12-hour day and night shifts. This is an exciting job opportunity for multi skilled maintenance engineering professionals local to the Burton 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. Your CV will be forwarded to Jonathan Lee Recruitment, a leading engineering and manufacturing recruitment consultancy established in 1978. The services advertised by Jonathan Lee Recruitment are those of an Employment Agency.

Permanent / Chalgrove

Site Management Engineer - Warehouse Automation - Watford

- Site Engineer – Warehouse Automation - Watford - £43,000/starting salary - Days (flexible) - Excellent benefits package - Multi-skilled maintenance 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 growing fast. 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 which is littered with premium household brand names. Opportunity A rare career and potentially career defining opportunity has arisen for an experienced and versatile multi-skilled engineer to join our client, a market leader in the Warehouse Automation space. We are currently beginning the process of setting up a high-spec, high value Automated Warehouse system for a prestigious world-renowned client known as a premium brand throughout the pharmaceutical industry at their Watford distribution hub. To oversee this growth project, we are looking to speak with experienced multi-skilled engineering professionals with relevant warehouse automation or FMCG experience (or similar) to join and play an instrumental part of this new project that will evolve into one of the most advanced automated systems in the country over time. Overview The site engineer will possess proven experience of dealing with electro-mechanical faults, repairs and preventative maintenance operations within an automated logistics environment and deliver world class maintenance processes within a highly automated logistics system, providing high standards of equipment reliability and system technical availability. Flexibility and an aspirational attitude towards your career development will be key to success within this dynamic, highly efficient, effective yet growing automation engineering site. Key Responsibilities: 1st level support – error correction within the logistics system Electrical, Mechanical, pneumatic, fault finding and repairs Planned maintenance of the automated logistic system Monitoring the technical operation of the logistic system Inspections and condition monitoring of installed equipment Efficient and effective equipment breakdown recovery Escalation management of equipment/system incidents Interaction with customer management Ability to interpret electrical circuit diagrams and work with motor controls. Ability to follow set up instructions, assembly drawings and check lists Management of spare parts Management of control systems and industrial field bus systems (e.g. ASi, Profibus) Qualifications/Experience Completed a time served apprenticeship in an Electrical/Mechanical discipline (minimum standard of NVQ Level 3) Understanding of PLCs and their functios Understanding of WMS, WCS systems (beneficial) Pneumatic and Hydraulic knowledge Computer literate Previous supervisory or management experience (beneficial) Candidate Profile Reliable, responsible and organised Self-motivated Customer-focused Flexible in hours worked – predominately days based Team player Good interpersonal and communication skills Ability to work at height Salary Package £43,000/year starting salary (inc shift allowance) Excellent employee benefits package Watford location OT / TOIL available Industry leading training and career development opportunities Highly varied and autonomous position Training available both on site and across UK Scope for career development into leadership and management positions both in in the UK and globally This is an excellent company to work for, full of enthusiastic and personable, passionate, purposeful and supportive staff and management - operating in one of the most profitable and fast-growing sectors in the world of engineering today. If you are an experienced multi skilled engineering professional looking for a challenging yet rewarding career opportunity and feel that the above applies to and is of interest to then we would like to hear from you. Please 'apply' now with your up to date CV or for more information contact Colin Reeves on 01384 446121. Your CV will be forwarded to Jonathan Lee Recruitment, a leading engineering and manufacturing recruitment consultancy established in 1978. The services advertised by Jonathan Lee Recruitment are those of an Employment Agency.

Permanent / Watford

Product Manager - Birmingham

The opportunity Due to an ongoing commitment to cater for the needs of their prestigious customer base; a rare and unique opportunity has arisen for an ambitious and motivated Product Marketing Manager to join a newly formed team in the ‘start-up’ stage of its development. You will be responsible for over-seeing the Click & Collect business and partnering with key internal and external partners to develop and execute a new business strategy. The Click & Collect business is progressing from a Start-up to full commercialisation. We will be implementing Click & Collect lockers where consumers will be able to collect their shopping at places other than supermarkets; safe in the knowledge that their frozen, perishable or liquid purchases will all be available, fresh and easy to access at a time and location to convenient to them. This remit requires an experienced Product Manager with strong project management skills, an understanding of the consumer retail / food market with a desire to contribute to building a solution that could be a genuine game-changer for the retail consumer market in the future! Main duties and responsibilities: Build an intimate knowledge of the business's product offering in relation to: - Customers - Growth & profit drivers - Operational requirements - Innovation - Supply chain - How market dynamics drive strategy and operating results Travel to visit customers and suppliers. Work with Sales and Manufacturing team to ensure necessary lead times & expectations are set and delivered on from quotation / specification stage to through to final installation. Successfully convey Technical and Commercial material to an audience unfamiliar with the content. Influence Outlook and Product Manufacturing forecasting process through providing accurate, up to date information to the Marketing, Finance and Business Unit Manager. Contribute to strategy with management team members to drive new ideas and provide fresh insight within the business. Liaise with global partner businesses in the development & promotion of the Click & Collect business. Maintain and build effective relationships with customers. Champion the application of an 80/20 business process. Person specification Full product life-cycle experience in a market market that deals with high value capital equipment sales or rollouts Capability to deal with complex & professional customers. Demonstrable understanding of in-depth technical product knowledge and technical marketing. Ability to communicate across all stakeholders in the retail environment. Able to sift through complex information, utilise 80/20 focus model. Ability to combine analytical reasoning, creativity and judgement. A quick learner, comfortable with steep learning curves and able to handle simultaneous complex matters. The drive to make a significant personal commitment in time & energy to be successful. Package Circa £35,000 - £50,000/year starting salary (flexible dependant on experience) Annual company bonus Company car / allowance 26 days annual holiday allowance (plus bank holidays) Employer enhanced pension scheme up to 11% Relocation allowance available Opportunity to be a leading part of a growing team providing an innovative product into the consumer retail sector A wide range of career development opportunities across a diverse global group of companies The company With over 200 years of rich heritage, this specialist company has always been associated with trust and honesty. Over the years, they have proven they understand the changing nature of markets and customer needs in line with the ever-changing world around us. In doing so, we have built 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 associated with making a wide range of quality, innovative products with a continually changing focus. If this sounds good to you This projects as a challenging yet highly rewarding career opportunity for someone looking to develop their career as part of a start-up business within a diverse and innovative global organisation. We are hoping to speak to driven, organised, motivated and self-aware product management or technical product marketing professionals with a background in a consumer lead retail sector living within or looking to relocate to the Birmingham area. For more information, please contact Colin Reeves in confidence on 01384 446121 or email colin.reeves@jonlee.co.uk. Your CV will be forwarded to Jonathan Lee Recruitment, a leading engineering and manufacturing recruitment consultancy established in 1978. The services advertised by Jonathan Lee Recruitment are those of an Employment Agency.

Permanent / Smethwick

Quality Systems Engineer - Wellesbourne

The organisation 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 to a valued client base worldwide. Due to sustained success, we are recruiting for an aspiring Quality Systems Engineer with a background in CNC, automated machinery or machine tools to join our supportive and ambitious team. Reporting directly to the Chief Operating Officer, you will support Group operations by improving or expanding existing systems and implementing effective new processes and systems around quality, health and safety, training and PDI planning. The role will also cover some facilities management and general improvement projects put forward by the Management Team on new or existing machine tools. Key Responsibilities: Quality Systems Implement proper Quality Management System Provide feedback on quality incidents and issues Develop a charge back system for quality issues beyond warranty for all suppliers Supplier audit and quality management Audit warranty management systems Calibration control Provide support for turnkey quality requirements and project pass-off Development of Quality KPI’s Health and Safety – First line responsibility for Health and Safety and maintenance of H&S systems, documentation, and training requirements. PDI Planning – Planning of PDI workload, ensuring good working practices and tight time management leading to a higher level of productivity and efficiency. Deliver ad hoc Business Improvement projects to agreed timescales and budgets Develop employee training programs across all areas Facilities Management Ownership of showroom and working areas to a high visual standard. Develop and implement lean/six sigma principals to improve efficient use of working space Maintain facilities related contracts and renewals What you will need to succeed: Experience of implementing and maintaining QMS. Experience in Health and Safety requirements. Experience and understanding of Lean Principles. Engineering background, preferably in a machining or machine tools environment. Experience using Co-ordinate measuring equipment. Problem solving skills. Commercial acumen. IT literate and diligent record keeping. In return we can offer the following package: £38,000 - £42,000/year starting salary Pay progression available once advanced training complete Company bonus scheme BUPA Healthcare scheme Life assurance Childcare vouchers Contributory pension up to 6% Mobile phone, laptop and iPad/tablet provided Fuel card 25 days annual leave (rising with tenure) Head up an integral area of the business where you will be vitally important in making a difference over a sustained period of time What to do now: If you feel as though you fit the above criteria and are interested in the opportunity of heading up an expanding quality / BI role (with room to grow) by joining a genuinely innovative and ambitious Engineering brand then we would like to hear from you. Please 'apply' now or for more information please contact Colin Reeves on 01384 446121. Your CV will be forwarded to Jonathan Lee Recruitment, a leading engineering and manufacturing recruitment consultancy established in 1978. The services advertised by Jonathan Lee Recruitment are those of an Employment Agency.

Permanent / Wellesbourne

Field Service Technician

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 continued success; An excellent opportunity has arisen in the Coventry / Rugby area for an ambitious entry level engineer to join one of the UK's leading field service operations specialising in IT system and scale service solutions as a Service Technician. The successful candidate will be trained as a Service Technician to provide service to a prestigious retail customer base throughout the local Coventry / Rugby 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 focussed 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 electromechanical field Completing a detailed and accurate reports where required Local to Coventry or Rugby Full UK Driving Licence Employee package Circa £21,500/year starting salary rising per quarter to circa £28,000/year after 9-month training plan completed Regular pay progression available Company car available for personal use Company pension scheme (available for personal use) Commission based incentive scheme 26 days annual holiday allowance (plus bank holidays) 37.5 hours per week, with a 1 week in 3 on-call rota 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 vacancy presents as an excellent opportunity for an entry-level or equivalent professional who is looking for an opportunity to develop a stimulating and dynamic engineering career within a highly reputable service and manufacturing brand. If you have some previous electromechanical or IT training or experience and feel ready for a challenge within the automation engineering sector, then we would like to hear from you. Please 'apply' now or for more information contact Colin Reeves on 01384 446121. Your CV will be forwarded to Jonathan Lee Recruitment, a leading engineering and manufacturing recruitment consultancy established in 1978. The services advertised by Jonathan Lee Recruitment are those of an Employment Agency.

Permanent / Coventry

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. Your CV will be forwarded to Jonathan Lee Recruitment, a leading engineering and manufacturing recruitment consultancy established in 1978. The services advertised by Jonathan Lee Recruitment are those of an Employment Agency.

Permanent / Wellesbourne

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 machinery Experience working on or servicing either Heidenhein, Fanuc, Bridgeport 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: £35,000 - £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. Your CV will be forwarded to Jonathan Lee Recruitment, a leading engineering and manufacturing recruitment consultancy established in 1978. The services advertised by Jonathan Lee Recruitment are those of an Employment Agency.

Permanent / Wellesbourne

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
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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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