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Gemma Skidmore

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Gemma is a recruitment consultant with 13 years’ experience in technical engineering recruitment. She specialises in the sourcing and placement of automotive, motorsport, and off highway professionals within the powertrain, material handling, product development and automotive engineering 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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Engineer to Principal level- Electrical/Body ECU

Engineer - Electrical/Body ECU up to Principal Engineer level to £46k + 10% bonus + benefits Principal level to £55k + 10% bonus + benefits Working on the development, test and delivery of state-of-the-art electronic features to current and future road cars we are recruiting for Engineers up to Principal level in Body, Chassis or Powertrain ECUs. The Body/Chassis/Powertrain ECUs team is responsible for the specification, test and delivery of all network modules, which includes; body control, security control, TPMS, Keys, door control, ORC, intelligent battery systems, network gateways, engine control, chassis control and traction control. At Principal Engineer level you will manage a cross functional team to collectively deliver all aspects of the Body/Chassis/POWERTRAIN ECUs platform on current and future vehicles. You will manage a core engineering test team to ensure robust delivery of all systems and integration sign-off. Areas of Responsibility *Develop and co-ordinate detailed system specifications for all body system ECU features. *Maintain current supply base and establish strategic partnerships to enhance technology roadmap * Execute/manage and testing of all software deliveries including overseeing development of all test facilities necessary to validate the full suite of vehicle electronics features *Resolve issues on current production and development vehicles. *Report on current activities, software status and issues at all levels of the business. *Test customer road cars with the latest features and content before release. *Develop and/or co-ordinate DVP plans for all areas associated with the Body/Chassis/POWERTRAIN ECUs. Knowledge / Experience *Strong technical project management, proven evidence of decision making and accountability is essential for the Principal level. *Previous experience of OEM or tier one automotive system management. *Supplier management, comfortable with understanding and implementing DFM requirements within the project scope. *Background in low volume, high performance sports or racing cars preferred. *Experience of the Systems Development Lifecycle (V Model). *Honours degree in a relevant Engineering subject such as Electronics, Software, or Physics. For more information or to apply please contact Gemma Skidmore of Jonathan Lee Recruitment.

Permanent / Coventry, West Midlands

Project Manager- Automotive

Project Engineer / Manager- Automotive Staffordshire to £50k plus benefits As a result of a number of new projects we are looking to recruit a Project Engineer / Manager who will assume responsibility for the delivery of projects from the quotation phase through to project completion. Working for this global automotive group the successful candidate will fulfil the role of Project Manager for technically Automotive projects on sports cars and niche vehicle suppliers as well electric vehicle manufactures. You will provide local project management support for primarily UK-based customers, although some projects may also involve overseas travel. You will report to the Programme Manager and work closely with colleagues from within this organisation around the World. What you will receive: Working for a dynamic and ambitious company with a modern working environment and lots of training opportunities. Good location with travel opportunities but not excessive. Salary plus private Medical Insurance , Life Insurance, Company Pension scheme, discount schemes. What you will do: Supporting the preparation of project quotations, preparing and maintaining project plans and schedules. Change evaluation and management. Reporting project status to Programme Management. Managing internal and external stakeholders on a technical level Liaising with customers. Ensuring deliverables satisfy agreed requirements and meet customer expectations Coordinating, monitoring and prioritising activities of the project team. Ensuring that the different project phases are completed to schedule and to budget. About you: Appropriately qualified or experienced in a relevant engineering and/or management discipline. Previous experience in a position involving leadership or supervision, ideally within the automotive sector. Ability to communicate effectively with customers. Excellent analytical and organisational skills. Some knowledge of relevant engineering standards & manufacturing processes for both prototypes and low/medium volume production. Ability to analyse, learn and deal with situations quickly and effectively. Willingness for some travel within the UK and worldwide. For more information or to apply, please contact Gemma Skidmore of Jonathan Lee Recruitment

Permanent / Staffordshire, England

Lead Engineer - Body Structure -CAE and NVH

Lead Engineer - Body Structure -CAE and NVH Electric Vehicle - Coventry - £50k - £70k DOE Searching for an automotive job with the opportunity to work on a highly innovative EV programme? The chance to work from blank page concept to basis of design? This is an exceptional opportunity for automotive engineers to actualise designs, challenge their skills and push the boundaries of conceptual vehicle design within a leading company renowned for their expertise in automotive research & development. Opportunities exist for Engineer level in addition to Senior. What you will do As Senior Structural/Crash Engineer; Provide technical leadership in design and development activities in the field of automotive BIW and CAE supporting the Chief Engineer and body design teams. Collate and support CAE, testing and benchmark activities in the technical area. Lead the development of automotive BIW and CAE for various new vehicle. Be responsible for the analysis and related test and development activities for the technical area both externally and in the project workshops. Work with Principal Engineers to determine the systems strategy and create a successful plan of work for each vehicle platform. Disseminate project output using appropriate tools such as project reports, presentations and other suitable methods. What you will need As Senior Structural/Crash Engineer; Degree or equivalent in relevant subject, e.g. Mechanical Engineering, Automotive Engineering. Experience of technical leadership in automotive BIW and CAE field. Experience of automotive BIW and CAE design and development The ability to provide technical leadership to a multi-disciplinary team A hands-on approach to the technical delivery required to achieve the project outcomes. Proven ability to correctly prioritise a broad range of requests from many customers, both internal and external. What you will get As Senior Structural/Crash Engineer; Experience of working on a highly innovative project from concept stage. An excellent salary & benefits. Career progression. Applications Suitably qualified and experienced Principal Body Structures/Crash Engineers should apply today, for more information please contact Gemma Skidmore of Jonathan Lee Recruitment. wmg

Permanent / Warwick, Warwickshire

Electrical Harness Technician- motorsport and automotive

Electrical Harness Technician Motorsport and Automotive Leics to £32k DOE + benefits Due to continued success we require an Electrical Harness Technician for the manufacture of motorsport and automotive electrical harnesses. As an Electrical Harness Technician you will: Build LV/HV assemblies and enclosures. Perform end of line harness test procedures such as continuity, isolation and resistive tests. Manage BOM's and procurement of parts. Work with our clients to provide onsite support where required Harness diagnostics and fault-finding. Interface with in house engineering team as required to support harness and electrical system design development. Maintain workshop records and drawings. About you: Min requirement: GCSE/BTEC Diploma or equivalent occupational experience Ability to manufacture complex wiring harnesses from manufacturing drawings A basic understanding of electrical schematics and harness manufacturing drawings Basic knowledge of common connector systems, wire types and sleeving methods. Skills preferred: Strong working knowledge of Raychem system 25 standards and processes Experience of working in high end motorsport organisations. Electrical or engineering background is an advantage Previous experience of harness design/drawing software is welcomed What you will receive: Competitive salary and benefits. Career progression opportunities. Opportunity to work on a range of motorsport and automotive projects. For more information or to apply please contact Gemma Skidmore of Jonathan Lee Recruitment.

Permanent / Lutterworth, Leicestershire

Senior Electrical Design Engineer

Senior Electrical Design Engineer Staffordshire to £50k Overview of the role: We are looking for a Senior Electrical Design Engineer to deliver the next generation of electronic and electrical systems, having full ownership and design responsibility for an already successful material handling machine. Your Responsibilities as an Electrical & Electronics Design Engineer Electrical and electronic system and architecture definition with knowledge of SAE J1939 CAN Protocol and machine systems software application. Developing concepts and existing systems. Understanding of safety critical systems and the application to electrical and electronics systems design and specification in harsh environments Specifying of electrical and electronic components for use in the vehicle system Testing and validation of machine electrical and electronic components and systems Management of technical reviews/process. Delivering machine schematic and harness drawings and liaising with the supply base to deliver these parts on time and to cost About you: Have a formal qualification in Electrical Engineering Be able to demonstrate proven history of creating reliable, robust and innovative vehicle wiring systems - either individually or as part of a team. Be expected to be fully IT literate, with experience of working with VeSys or Zuken E3 electrical design packages Be an enthusiastic team player with a 'hands on' approach to problem solving. A positive attitude will be able to enthuse those around them to deliver innovative solutions to tight timescales What's in it for you? Career progression and development. Competitive salary, company pension scheme, medical insurance and dental care schemes, access to the company's healthy living centre and 33 days annual leave. For more information or to apply please contact Gemma Skidmore of Jonathan Lee Recruitment

Permanent / Staffordshire, England

Electrical & Electronics Design Engineer

Electrical & Electronics Design Engineer Staffordshire to £45k Overview of the role: This role involves generating new harness designs and releasing hardware specifications to support the development of new machine products. The individual must have a wide range of electrical and electronic skills to understand and develop hardware architecture at machine level. Proficient in harness CAD packages and experience with harness roughing, fuse allocation, wire sizing and CAN network development. Your Responsibilities as an Electrical & Electronics Design Engineer To implement new and fresh ideas for machine harness architecture from concept to production including design, development, validation and design release. Proficient in harness CAD packages and experience with harness roughing, fuse allocation, wire sizing and CAN network development. Generation of technical drawings and hardware specifications. Coordinate with suppliers. About you: Electrical degree or equivalent. Demonstrates creativity and innovation within the discipline of the Electrical and Electronic subsystem of mobile construction equipment. Will complete full Product Improvement (PI) change note documentation. Awareness of cost implications for full component life cycle. Working understanding of Engineering Sign Off (ESO) procedures. Competent with systems and procedures of the department e.g. Computer Aided Design (CAD) / Standard Operating Procedures (SOP)s. Demonstrates ability to take responsibility for the design/development of Electrical and Electronic subsystems - From concept to on-line manufacture. Capable of executing analysis, calculations in regard to wiring sizing and fusing. What's in it for you? Career progression and development. Competitive salary, company pension scheme, medical insurance and dental care schemes, access to the company's healthy living centre and 33 days annual leave. For more information or to apply please contact Gemma Skidmore of Jonathan Lee Recruitment

Permanent / Staffordshire, England

Principal Engineer- Electrical

Principal Engineer- Electrical Systems- Zuken Staffordshire to £60k Overview of the role: Reporting to the Group Electrical Systems Manager, the successful candidate will join a highly focussed and passionate team, working to support group NPIP programmes and business unit design teams overseeing and implementing the development of Zuken E3 and associated standards across the business. Your Responsibilities as a Principal Engineer: Lead and deliver the continued development of Zuken E3 ECAD system. Provide training, mentoring and support to Global user base, work closely with Zuken to close issues and prioritise development tasks. Lead the integration of Zuken with Teamcenter Engineering processes. Develop a close work relationship with harness manufacturers to improve quality performance in line with company objectives. Lead a small focused team with budget and project delivery responsibilities for Zuken. About you: Degree / HND in Electrical Engineering or have equivalent experience. Highly competent in Zuken or similar ECAD system. Experience in delivering projects working across engineering and IT disciplines. Experienced in owning a system from cradle to grave. Comfortable working with and refining software functional requirements. Understand and make use of the best practices, patterns and tools for the job. What's in it for you? Career progression and development. Competitive salary, company pension scheme, medical insurance and dental care schemes, access to the company's healthy living centre and 33 days annual leave. For more information or to apply, please contact Gemma Skidmore of Jonathan Lee Recruitment.

Permanent / Staffordshire, England

Lead Process Improvement- Product Engineering

Lead Engineering Methods Engineer / Process Improvement Product Engineering- Automotive Salary to £70k + above plus bonuses, pension, car I am seeking a Lead Engineering Methods Engineer to join a prestigious powertrain manufacturer who design, develop and test powertrain units in their facility in Northampton. You will help to define World Class Engineering Practice across the Product Engineering Department. You will be instrumental in delivering solutions to enhance the capability of the Product Engineering Team through the creation and enhancement of lean, value adding tools and supporting documents focusing exclusively on improving the quality and rate of our "excellence first time" engineering. Driving out inefficiency and non-value added tasks from the product development journey is key to success. What you will do As Lead Engineering Methods / Process Improvement; Ownership of documentation relating to key design standards Work closely with the CAD applications Engineer to specify improvements to CAE systems to drive quality & efficiency gains. Auditing key tools and processes across the Product Engineering Team - implementing changes as required Creating and delivering assessed training material relevant to the role What you will need As Lead Engineering Methods / Process Improvement; Extensive, demonstrable experience in product design & development with a track record for "right first time", and a true belief in the value of tools, methods and techniques. Experience in manufacturing & assembly processes, including automation, and their importance to inclusive product design. Background in Continuous Improvement activities, including lessons learnt. High level Degree in relevant Engineering What you will get As Lead Engineering Methods / Process Improvement; Experience of working for a prestigious powertrain manufacturer An excellent salary and benefits of personal & company bonus, share scheme, pension, prestigious car lease. Career progression For more information or to apply please contact Gemma Skidmore of Jonathan Lee Reruitment.

Permanent / Northampton, Northamptonshire

Senior / Lead Design Engineer - Body or Closures

Senior / Lead Design Engineer - Body or Closures Permanent - Warwick - £Salary DOE This is an excellent opportunity for a Senior Lead/Design Engineer to join a small but complete vehicle manufacturer. The Senior Lead/Design Engineer will be responsible for the integration, design and development of: Bonnet, doors and tailgate BIW structures Release mechanisms- locks, latches, door release handles and check straps Side glass and window regulators Door, bonnet and tailgate sealing You will need engineering skills together with experience of working on closure systems design (wider body experience considered) from concept to production. What You Will Do: As Senior / Lead Design Engineer - Body or Closures Support the development of the surfaces and design for closures. CATIA V5 skills to create and manipulate geometry. Interfaces heavily with packaging to look at platform and vehicle structure, evaluating carry over content for suitability. Provide technical support to engineering teams supporting the development of DFMEA's. Support some advanced engineering work within the technology organisation. What You Will Need: As Senior / Lead Design Engineer - Body or Closures Catia V5 skills - these must be current (not rusty) Good understanding of engineering principles Automotive experience Product group experience across one or more of the following: Closures, sealing, body, mechanisms, structures, exterior trim What You Will Get: As Senior / Lead Design Engineer - Body or Closures An excellent salary and benefits package. Ongoing professional development. The chance to work in brand new facilities. Involvement in a range of highly innovative programmes. Suitably qualified and experienced Senior Closure Engineers should apply today by contacting Gemma Skidmore of Jonathan Lee Recruitment. tmetc

Permanent / Warwick, Warwickshire