David Powers

Associate Director
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David joined Jonathan Lee Recruitment in 1994 and currently holds the position of Associate Director within our Client Services team. David holds a Masters’ Degree in Business Administration which he gained whilst being sponsored by Jonathan Lee Recruitment. He is an expert in contract and interim recruitment and has many years of key account management experience having supported accounts such as Jaguar Land Rover, JCB and BMW to name but a few. David utilises his wealth of recruitment and account management experience to supports our transportation team in building and developing strategic relationships whilst ensuring we deliver best in class, value added solutions to our clients’ requirements.

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Software Test Engineer - 26558

Software Test Engineer - 26558 Salary: £30,405 to £40,000 Location: Wiltshire , South West Posted Date: 12/06/2019 Expiry Date: 12/07/2019 Our client`s Software Engineers continuously improve the way our owners interact with their machines, and this is integral to our owner’s engagement with our products. Our first connected robot vacuum launched in 2014 and its companion app takes cleaning into the digital era. Connected Products with advanced software and app platforms are cementing our client`s place as a pioneering global technology organisation. We are looking for Software Testers to ensure the Products software represent the Quality and Reliably of our client`s brand and can correctly respond when controlled by an external device like a Mobile App or Cloud server. Accountabilities We work in a supportive environment where the team is embracing new techniques to improve itself and grow capability. We’re looking for someone who shares this ethic, expresses a desire to develop test strategies to verify complex and diverse implementations across a variety of products (Environmental, Lighting, Health & Beauty). You must be aware of SW verification methodologies and techniques, ideally with a background in embedded products, comfortable with high-level design and discussions with Developers. Execute Automated Software Regression Tests using Python on Linux/Raspberry Pi/Arduino platforms Extend Unattended Automated Testing with new features developed during an Agile Sprint Implement Software Verification techniques around a PCB using emulators or a complete product Generate innovative Test Automation concepts for Software/Wi-Fi or new technologies Own the test area and be responsible for the software quality level Automated Reporting of Test Results, Requirement Traceability and Escaped Defect Metrics with TestRail Use of scripting languages and tools for post processing techniques, or control of test equipment etc. Skills & Experience Verification experience of code written in C/C++/Python, or Wi-Fi connected products. Experience and knowledge of Software verification techniques, and how they apply to a particular problem space. Experience of Raspberry Pi/Arduino or similar, scripting languages Python/Perl Agile, providing critical input at all stages of design and development of a new feature Wide experience and knowledge base of verification tools, their suitability and capability. Persistent nature, inquisitive attitude and results driven. Creative and product focussed ability to generate numerous concepts for new technologies Very good organisational skills - able to plan ahead and to prioritise tasks and co-ordinate with the work of others. Applications Please send your CV with salary expectations and notice period to David Powers

Permanent / Malmesbury

Robotics Engineer – Advanced (42976)

Robotics Engineer – Advanced (42976) Machine learning / Reinforcement learning in Manipulation Salary Range: £45,900 - £56,100 Location: South West, Wiltshire Posted Date: 11.6.19 Expiry Date: 11.7.19 Function Overview Join our ambitious and rapidly growing research team, at our client`s Global Technology Campus focused on building real robots to go into people’s homes. Let's face it, there are a lot of cool technologies out there, but true success stories can be hard to find, given the steep learning curves needed to field industry-hardened solutions to real world problems. Our client seeks an excellent roboticist with experience applying rigorous mathematical tools to dynamic machines. Reporting to the Robotics Research Team Manager, you will be working within a cutting-edge Robotics & Vision systems team developing and delivering bespoke solutions on projects from the design concept, through installation. The Candidates Our client seeks applicants who have first-hand experience of robotics and a portfolio of robotics projects. Applicants are not required to have existing experience with locomotion, manipulation or cognition. We seek people with initiative, creativity, and the ability to learn fast, along with a cross-section of skills that will make a contribution to the company. Our job descriptions are intended to be examples of sets of skills that would be useful, rather than narrow definitions. As a growing team working at the forefront of robotics research, candidates for all job openings are expected to: Be good communicators capable of explaining complex concepts clearly and succinctly Work in a tightly coupled, cross-functional and multi-cultural team environment Work autonomously under limited supervision to achieve big-picture goals Skills/Requirements PhD or highly qualified MS candidate in computer science, electrical engineering, or related field Experience in motion planning, manipulation/grasping, and machine learning Experience in setting up simulation environment and executing real robot experiments Good programming skills in either C++ or Python Developing novel algorithms and technology platforms for manipulation including material handling, object picking, in-hand manipulation, collaborative multi-robot manipulation, etc Facilitating mechanical, hardware, and software integration of new prototypes and new products including complete mobile robots, manipulators, and vision. Implementing kinematics, inverse-kinematics, dynamics, estimation, obstacle avoidance and motion control algorithms for robotic arms Working closely with the engineering team to integrate control and motion planning solutions manipulator systems Solving complex real-world challenges in creative, effective and efficient ways Solving unique problems and work on a small, self-directed team Directly influence the vision and objectives for your team's work in alignment with business and market needs Desirable Deep learning experience implementing state of the art techniques Passion for developing cutting-edge research Start-up mentality Applications Please send your CV with salary expectations and notice period to David Powers

Permanent / Malmesbury

Senior Research Engineer – Fluid Treatment (43709)

Senior Research Engineer – Fluid Treatment (43709) Salary: £37,480 - £51,480 Location: Wiltshire, South West Posted Date: 5/6/2019 Expiry Date: 5/7/2019 As Senior Research Engineer you will enable the delivery of novel air purification technologies from concept to an integrated solution. Working in a cross functional team of scientists and engineers, performing early stage research to drive new product innovation, you will be required to use their expertise to deliver and lead engineering research in the field of gas handling, filtration and catalysis. Accountabilities Delivery of technical projects focused on gas treatment specifically in the area of air purification Design, develop and model chemical process’ to address gas treatment challenges Design and engineering of chemical reactors for use within filtration systems Preparation and characterization of supported heterogeneous catalysts Deliver specialist knowledge to the senior management team in research and project reviews Bring a multifaceted approach to problem solving at technology and product levels Propose, research and develop new technology solutions to drive New Product Innovation Develop test and analysis capability to the highest standard to enhance our client`s ability to evaluate gas filtration technology and understand indoor air quality Keep abreast of emerging gas filtration technologies and provide insight and assessment into their potential against short, medium and long-term goals. Recognise external engagement opportunities and combine with compelling proposals to Head of Research Skills & Experience Qualified in Chemical Engineering or Chemistry to a Masters level or greater (e.g. PhD) Prior experience of working in air filtration, capture or catalysis and cross-discipline research projects is essential Strong data analytics skills, including the use of modelling software such as Simulink, Matlab and COMSOL Multiphysics essential Strong track record of experimental design and experience of test rig development to support technical and design teams Must be able to manage the delivery of complex multidisciplinary research projects The ability to effectively communicate complex ideas and concepts, influencing cross-functionally at all levels Have prior experience of cross-discipline research projects involving multiple collaborators, desirably in the chemical or a chemistry using industry Please send your CV with salary expectations and notice period to david.

Permanent / Malmesbury


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    Achim Fromm

    Finance Director
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