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Gemma Skidmore

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Gemma is a recruitment consultant with 15 years’ experience in technical engineering recruitment. She specialises in the sourcing and placement engineering professionals within the rail, automotive and off highway industries.

Gemma is adept at recruiting hard-to-find candidates, from skilled professionals through to senior management appointments on both a contract and permanent basis.

Gemma has worked with SMEs and larger corporates managing the service from start to finish. Her consultative and partnership approach allows her to form long-term, productive relationships with her clients.

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Senior Mechanical Engineer

Senior Mechanical Engineer- Structures- Rail Permanent Milton Keynes This new and exciting organisation is at the forefront of rail and rolling stock engineering, providing customers with the products and services to enable us all to benefits from a more sustainable railway. You will ensure that the mechanical and structural engineering aspects of rolling stock projects are successfully specified, validated and delivered and comply with Railway Group Standards. What you will do: • Visit potential customers’ sites to view damaged railway vehicles and assess scopes of work for Incident Repair Department • Assist Project Manager in the preparation of cost and timescale plans for any reengineering project. • Generate work instructions and repair procedures for the workshop and VAB (Vechicle Acceptance Body) authority to document repairs to railway vehicles. • Ensure the risk associated with the mechanical and structural changes and repairs to rolling stock are understood, documented and managed. • Ensure design changes and repairs comply with appropriate Railway Group Standards. • Produce reports to justify the use of reverse engineering techniques to support obsolete materials or methods of production for replacement components. • Manage the resolution of emerging technical issues arising out of the application of the changes. • Collaborate with the Welding Engineering resource. • Assist other departments within Geminin Rail Group regards to structural or design issues. • Perform FEA analysis on 3D models produced by the other parties. • Create 3D models and drawing for FEA analysis where required. (Solidedge and Ansys experience preferred but not essential). • On project completion ensure that the Structural & Welding element of the “vehicle history book” is accurate, signed and that the content reflects the work undertaken, prior to customer handover. What you will need: • Degree in Mechanical Engineering or similar • Detailed knowledge of railway vehicle structural designs and build is preferred • Must be prepared to pass a PTS (Personal Track Safety) course For more information or to apply, please contact Gemma Skidmore of Jonathan Lee Recruitment. Your CV will be forwarded to Jonathan Lee Recruitment, a leading engineering and manufacturing recruitment consultancy established in 1978. The services advertised by Jonathan Lee Recruitment are those of an Employment Agency.

Permanent / Milton Keynes

Senior Lead Chassis Engineer - Structures

Senior / Lead Chassis Engineer- Structures Norwich, Norfolk. Permanent- 38 hours £Competitive plus benefits A well-known automotive brand with an investment in facilities, technologies and vehicle lines require a Senior or Lead Engineer to with aluminium tub, sub-frames experience to help lead projects from concept to production within the chassis team. Working for this world leading powertrain and automotive company, you will support the team leader to deliver technical solutions to project teams within the defined cost, quality and time targets. The primary technical responsibility will cover the vehicle Chassis Structure system parts. Individuals at this level would be expected to accept design ownership of individual systems / parts and operate with an agreed level of autonomy and accountability consistent with their experience. What you will do: Design support of vehicle subsystems or components within a project: Concept and detailed engineering design utilising internal departments and suppliers as appropriate. Creation of CAD models, component drawings, assembly drawings, exploded views, installation drawings and data packs including FMEA’s and DVP’s to support project requirements in accordance with the project quality acceptance standards. Support to ‘fit and function’ evaluation of subsystem components. Support to performance testing of subsystem components. Support to the generation of planning and proposal information if required. B What you require: HNC or equivalent in mechanical Engineering / automotive Engineering. Expert user of 3D CAD, CATIA V5 + TeamCenter or similar preferred. Has technical knowledge covering the specification and delivery of Chassis Structure system related parts. Has experience which spans the design process from concept through to production launch. Has related experience from a role in an Automotive OEM. What you will receive: Yearly bonus scheme ( 5 – 10% depending on candidate level) Bupa private healthcare 25 days holiday + Bank holidays Pension scheme Involvement in a range of highly exciting projects For more information or to apply, please contact Gemma Skidmore of Jonathan Lee Recruitment. Your CV will be forwarded to Jonathan Lee Recruitment, a leading engineering and manufacturing recruitment consultancy established in 1978. The services advertised by Jonathan Lee Recruitment are those of an Employment Agency.

Permanent / Norwich

IT Systems Engineer

IT Systems Engineer - Manufacturing 40 hours per week Bridgnorth A leading engineering solutions provider to the motorsport, automotive and energy sectors are looking for an IT Systems Engineer, experience of IT systems implementation and an understanding of both New Product Introduction (NPI) processes within a manufacturing organisation is required. What you will do: Develop the Atlas system to support NPI gateways, problem solving issues on the Atlas systems as they arise, supporting the implementation of the Atlas system throughout the company. Development, implementation and maintenance of the Prototype Track and Trace Atlas System also forms part of this role, as does training users and documenting changes to Atlas Systems. What you will need: The successful candidate will hold a recognized formal qualification in engineering or computer science or have demonstrable significant experience in relevant fields. Previous experience of working within a Business Analyst or Programming role is desirable, as is SQL server experience. Experience of IT systems implementation and an understanding of both New Product Introduction (NPI) processes within a manufacturing organization and of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) as it applies to the role. Proven, recent experience of developing business-driven solutions in Microsoft Access and a comprehensive understanding of Microsoft Access VBA are required for this role, as are the ability to use Microsoft Access to manipulate data and create reports and the proven ability to configure systems that align with business processes. For more information or to apply, please contact Gemma Skidmore of Jonathan Lee Recruitment. Your CV will be forwarded to Jonathan Lee Recruitment, a leading engineering and manufacturing recruitment consultancy established in 1978. The services advertised by Jonathan Lee Recruitment are those of an Employment Agency.

Permanent / Bridgnorth

Diesel Pump Service Engineer

Diesel Pump Service Engineer x 2 Permanent Bridgenorth and field based Rates: £13-15ph + van + overtime Hours: 8-5 Monday- Thursday 8-4 Friday A well-established industrial pump hire and sales company are looking for Diesel Pump Service Engineers for the maintenance, repair and overhaul of various types of diesel pumps to satisfy the customer's needs. The role will be based on site and operating at various customer sites within the UK. These positions demand an individual who is able to think on their feet and has an intuitive mind set whereby they will be required to solve problems in a timely manner. For the role of Pump Engineer you must have the following: - Strong engineering understanding of diesel pumps. Experience of rebuilding, fixing, installing, maintaining and refurbishing pumps to a high standard ensuring conformity to all current company EHS guidelines, policies, procedures. Deal with breakdown of pumps and pump systems involving refurbishment of bearings, seals, pressure testing, filter changing, machining and fault finding. Strong fault-finding experience with a practical hands-on approach to problem solving. Work efficiently and effectively on their own or as part of a team . Benefits: - Company van fully expensed 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 / Bridgnorth

Principal System Engineer - Power Electronics

Principal System Engineer Birmingham Permanent The Role We are looking for a Principal System Engineer who will be responsible for R&D project management and plan making for automotive power electronic products. You will lead technical project delivery for a company who continually strive to improve technology through innovation and who is dedicated to research and development of electric drive technology, industrial and civilian converter technology. Benefits 25 days holiday + 8 bank holidays Holiday allowance increase with length of service Bupa healthcare Free on site car parking Free lunch Monday to Friday Contributory Pension Life assurance Cycle to work scheme Company sick pay Professional Membership fees paid e.g. CIPD, IEEE Family Friendly policies An Independent 24-hour confidential counseling service What you will do: Responsible for R&D and OEM production/prorotytpe project management on automotive power electronic products including main traction inverter, DC12V and DC48V converter and on board AC/DC charger Lead technical project delivery and control progress and budget and hand over to the downstream team e.g. Launch. Carry out overall system design and specification, including but not limited to requirement analysis, scheme design and electrical system simulation. Design technical specification with cost effective components selection Responsible for overall system commissioning, prototype testing and DV Examine the whole product design progress and archive related deliverable documents Establish product technology roadmap and communicate future strategy Strong support required on technical proposal and pre-sale technical engagement to marketing team What you will need: A degree in related subjects of electronic Information, electrical automation, computers with extensive experience in relevant projects and industry. Automotive electrics products development experience Familiar with and rich understanding on electrical vehicle power electronics product development process Familiar with related standards and laws & regulations Proficiency in CAD/CAE/Office software If you are interested in this multifaceted opportunity, plase apply now. Your CV will be forwarded to Jonathan Lee Recruitment, a leading engineering and manufacturing recruitment consultancy established in 1978. The services advertised by Jonathan Lee Recruitment are those of an Employment Agency.

Permanent / Birmingham

Senior System Engineer - Power Electronics

Senior System Engineer Birmingham Permanent We are looking for a Senior System Engineer who will conduct electrical system simulation and design for automotive power electronic products. You will work for a company who continually strive to improve technology through innovation and who is dedicated to research and development of electric drive technology, industrial and civilian converter technology. Benefits 25 days holiday + 8 bank holidays Holiday allowance increase with length of service Bupa healthcare Free on site car parking Free lunch Monday to Friday Contributory Pension Life assurance Cycle to work scheme Company sick pay Professional Membership fees paid e.g. CIPD, IEEE Family Friendly policies An Independent 24-hour confidential counselling service What you will do: Responsible for development of automotive power electronic products, including main traction inverter, DC12V and DC48V converter and on board AC/DC charger; Formulate project program and be in charge of development progress and budget expenditure; Conduct overall system design, including but not limited to demand analysis, scheme design and electrical system simulation; Define necessary technical specification and interfaces for each component and carry on detailed development; Responsible for overall system integration, including sourcing components, related procurement and prototype; Responsible for overall system commissioning, consisting of compiling test program and results for further assessment; Investigate frontier technology and market demand on corresponding power electronic product; Participate in technology and product roadmap formulation; Necessary technical communication and bidding related with power electronic products; What you will require: A degree with related subjects of electronic Information, electrical automation, computer with significant relevant working experience. Automotive electrics products development experience Familiar with and rich understanding on electrical vehicle power electronics product development process Proficiency in CAD/CAE/Office software If you are interested in this exciting opportunity please apply now! Your CV will be forwarded to Jonathan Lee Recruitment, a leading engineering and manufacturing recruitment consultancy established in 1978. The services advertised by Jonathan Lee Recruitment are those of an Employment Agency.

Permanent / Birmingham

Sales Manager- safety critical systems

Sales Manager (Rolling Stock) Competitive Salary + Pension + Life Assurance Lower Saxony, Germany This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced Sales Manager to join a a World leader in the design and manufacture of safety critical equipment used in a wide range of applications in the Rail, Elevator and Industrial sectors. The Sales Manager will report into the UK Sales Director and will be liaising with, supporting, visiting and developing new as well as existing Rolling Stock customers, primarily across the region. What You Will Do As a Sales Manager you will be respondible for: Work with and guide sales / technical support teams based in the UK, India and China. Be the commercial frontline for all customers, offering administrative and product support. Commercially support and develop existing customers across the region. Identify, profile and develop new customer prospective business in the region. Work to existing product pricing structures. Liaise closely with colleagues in Marketing, Applications & Design Engineering, Quality, Purchasing and Production. Implement customer price reviews that have been agreed. Process and advise on the terms of contracts, agreements, NDA’s etc with customers. Regularly update the company’s CRM system (Salesforce) with all relevant customer details and market information. Periodically visit customers as part of the new business development of them Produce monthly reports regarding activity and customer development. What You Will Need As a Sales Manager you will be/have: Experience in providing customer support (commercial, technical, application engineering) within the rail, rail component or associated sectors. Possess experience working in an industrial / manufacturing sales or commercial role. An appreciation of engineering principles, along with the capacity to learn about engineered products, especially mechanics and hydraulics. Strong relationship building abilities. A proven track record in business development. Experience in liaising and working with various customer departments including engineering and purchasing. Computer literate, including competency with Microsoft Office and a CRM system. Experience with an MRP system would be advantageous. Suitably qualified and experienced Sales/Account/Business Development Managers should apply today or email their CV and covering letter to chiara.caterisano@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 / Hildesheim

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