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Grant Nisbet

Operations Manager
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  2. grant.nisbet@jonlee.co.uk
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Grant is an expert in the recruitment of operational, quality and manufacturing professionals within the automotive sector, supporting OEMs, SMEs, tier 1 and tier 2 suppliers.

Working on a contingency or retained basis, he has successfully recruited for companies based in the UK, Europe and Middle East, ranging from graduate to senior management and executive level appointments.

He is BA (Hons) Business Management qualified and has specialised in technical recruitment for over 15 years, delivering the highest calibre recruitment service.

Both clients and candidates benefit from his technical understanding, sector knowledge and his consultative approach; gaining an in-depth understanding of their needs and adopting a working partnership to form long-standing relationships.

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Validation Engineer

Validation Engineer Peterborough Up to £30 per hour Engine Manufacturing & Product Development Are you interested in an exciting opportunity to carry out engine validation work that will make significant contributions to the NPI programs for diesel engines? This position is part of a team of engineers responsible for the mechanical validation of key diesel engine products. The engines are used in machine, industrial and electric power applications. You will also be responsible for participating in and likely leading, prompt and robust root cause and corrective action identification and implementation when issues arise. Can you? · Create detailed test planning, execution of testing activities, analysis of results and documentation with clear recommendations for the relevant process partners. · Carry out complex engine validation tests. · Evaluate products and processes; perform needs analysis and initiate ideas. · Keep up to date on new technologies or develop new technologies. · Communicate technical information to a range of stakeholders. · Support and advise other engineers, managers, marketing personnel, dealers, customers and suppliers. Whilst developing and maintaining a keen understanding of internal and external customer needs. Key criteria for this Validation Engineering role will include; · An Engineering degree qualification. · Strong analytical skills. · Previous experience in engine development and mechanical validation for CI or SI engines. · A technical mindset and the ability to communicate technical information effectively. · The ability to collaborate with and communicate to a range of stakeholders including internal process partners, customers and suppliers. If you feel that you would like to learn more about this Validation Engineering role please contact Grant Nisbet on 01384 446115 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 Contracts are those of an Employment Business.

Contract / Peterborough

Customer Quality Engineer

Customer Quality Engineer Bremen, Germany Contract rates (Euros) Long term contracts available Are you a confident Engineering professional with a proactive nature, understanding of German language and confident communication skills? Operating as an extension of the supplier at customer locations your primary role will be to represent the suppliers core interests while also assisting and supporting the customer on all Quality, Logistical and Supply Chain issues. Maintaining positive and strong relations with the Supplier and the OEM personnel is key! Typical duties for this Customer Quality Engineer role will include; Complete functional audits of parts (assembly, S&R, etc.. .) Attend daily verification station review (trim, chassis, body, powertrain, machining, assembly etc.) for your area of responsibility as required. Attend daily audit meetings; report out on supplier quality issues as required. Work with your respective quality department and assist in resolution of issues as necessary. Daily floor walk - focusing on plant processing Issues surrounding the supplier's parts. Also s olicit feedback from operators, team leaders, and Plant Staff on potential issues . Proactive monitoring & reporting-out on Assembly Plants processing of supplier's parts. Communicate w/DRE and Launch Team - engineering changes, etc. Assist Engineering/Reliability/SQ with ETOs, PTRs, and sequencing issues, etc. as required (record CSN breakpoints when requested). Assist SQ and Plant in PTR's, GCA, 24 hr, Warranty, and JD Power issues/processes as required. Review scrap and salvage areas, root cause investigations where required. Complete an audit of components to verify labelling and product characteristics where applicable and if allowed. Analyse parts deemed to be defective to determine assignable and root causes When parts are confirmed defective take required steps to protect the OEM production line and support the supplier in resolving the issue to ensure the supply of good parts to the OEM assembly line. Visit supplier home plants to build relationships and maintain an understanding of the product. Review Quality Demerits and assist in closure as required - make sure DD&W and 8D are completed and submitted. Assist and or participate with all contacts in closing customer cost recoveries. Assist in returning suspect parts for analysis and documenting investigation. Follow-up on unresolved issues with at the assembly facility and with the customer. Participate in supplier and OEM meetings as required. Support build events through various launch phases as required. Key requirements of the role will include; Understanding Supplier manufacturing and assembly processes. Understanding product design intent - fit, form, and function. Understanding Assembly Plant processes and its effect on supplier's part Understanding Assembly Plant organization and support functions (materials, sequencers, etc). Understanding material flow of your suppliers parts inside the Assembly Plant. Understanding entire shipping and logistics supply chain and pipeline and be prepared to support when required. If keen to learn more about the Germany based Customer Quality Engineer role please don't hesitate to contact Grant Nisbet on 01384 446115. 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 Contracts are those of an Employment Business.

Contract / Bremen

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