Grant Nisbet

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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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Project Quality Manager

Project Quality Manager Vehicle Manufacturing Telford To £60,000 + package Can you offer experience within the UK Defence sector or other highly regulated Industries? Have you the ability to manage all quality activities on programmes, being responsible for managing a team of Project Quality Personnel - accounting for their performance within the programme? This Project Quality Manager role is a unique opportunity to become part of the team developing, integrating and testing the latest addition to the UK's Military vehicle fleet. You will become a key part of the programme delivery team, leading and executing your own technical area to enable the successful delivery of the programme. Key responsibilities for this Project Quality Manager role will include: · the delivery of the quality related project milestones and contributing in the delivery of customer-related programme milestones within the Demonstration Phase . · leading the customer-facing quality team, with responsibility for all quality related work package content . · developing a Project Quality culture - Right First Time in everything we do underpinned by a personal commitment from all team members. · contributing to procurement activities throughout the programme, working alongside the Supplier Quality Assurance team to ensure the effective implementation of standards and quality processes within the supply chain. · setting clear and common goals for all team members and hold Project Quality Engineers to account for performance in their respective areas . · implementing and supporting the development of sound quality management principles and behaviours throughout the programme team . · providing leadership across the project quality team . · implementing predictive performance measures within the programme . · the provision of accurate relevant data, identify areas of weakness and recommending and implementing improvements. · managing, supporting, negotiating with, and appropriately challenging the customer to ensure the successful achievement of project milestones . · contributing in customer milestone reviews and key working groups to delivery successful outcomes . · contributing to Engineering activities in the development of process parameters and criteria to ensure supplier process capability is effective to meet product and process requirements . Key desires for this person will include; proven experience in Quality Management and leading multi-functional team delivering major programmes. strong leadership skills and experience in managing senior stakeholders within the UK defence environment and particularly across Army and DE&S degree qualified in an appropriate technical discipline or equivalent experience. extensive knowledge of Defence industry or other highly regulated industry and ISO 9001/ EN9100 standards If keen to learn more please contact 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 / Telford

Vehicle Quality Inspector

Vehicle Quality Inspector 6 Month Contract Based in Solihull An exciting opportunity to work for one of the most iconic and exciting British motoring brands, driving excellence across their range of products. We are looking for an experienced Vehicle Quality Inspector to join a busy Quality team and support in key inspection, measurement and recording activities. Weekend overtime will be required occasionally to meet business requirements.   Key responsibilities of this Vehicle Quality Inspector role will include: Inspection of built vehicles against stringent quality standards Checking for build cosmetic defects including assembly, paint, carbon fibre, polished aluminium and profile defects Working in-line with a detailed process, adhering to a set takt time Recording defects in a defect register Updating build logs Confirming re-work is completed to the required standard Conducting functional assessments Interpreting vehicle legislative standards and ensuring build compliance   Desires: Automotive vehicle inspection experience is essential for this requirement A motorbike licence is preferable but not essential   Interviews are taking place this week so if keen to learn more please don't hesitate to contact 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 / Solihull

SHEQ Compliance Officer

SHEQ Compliance Officer 18 month fixed term contract Walsall Manufacturing and Logistics   Can you offer NEBOSH qualification in Occupational Health & Safety / Environmental Management? Can you offer experience in an Engineering environment that incorporates waste management and compliance with ADR regulations? Have you managed ISO9001/14001 and 45001 accreditations? This SHEQ Compliance Officer role will work closely with the Site Operations Manager and his team, providing expertise to ensure the continued integrity, professionalism and effectiveness of a comprehensive quality, health and safety department. You will join part of a global organisation leading the way in hazardous goods collection and recycling. Key Responsibilities of this SHEQ Compliance Officer post will include; To prepare and maintain management systems in line with compliance obligations and accreditations, 14001, 9001 & 45001 (including legal compliance registers, non-conformances, customer complaints, risk and opportunities, management review meetings, completing surveillance and accreditation audits etc). Conducting all risk assessment applicable - highlighting the areas of potential risk that you must reduce alongside relevant departmental manager. To conduct frequent safety, environmental and quality inspection and checks including completed Safe and Unsafe Act discussion and site safety tours. To provide customer on-site risk assessments and method statement for all employees attending customers sites for lithium assessments and packing. Leading by example and promote a positive health and safety culture. Preparing and undertaking internal audits and aspects relating to compliance of the Quality management system (ISO 9001), Environmental management system (ISO 14001) and the health and Safety management system (ISO 45001) Making sure the organisation remain compliant within all aspects of legislation and in line with the company's accreditations. Maintaining the effective management systems for the business and processes of the company by ensuring the systems and processes are compliant with the health and safety, quality, and environmental requirements of the business. Maintaining internal document control (register), which include all internal forms, risk assessments and COSHH data sheet. The identification of Environmental aspects and impacts, the review of the aspects and impacts register and impacts scores. Identifying, pursuing and documenting the effective closeout of required corrective and preventative actions resulting from environmental incidents and complaints, internal and external audits, and assessments, including those of shareholders and regulators. To manage, monitor and arrange the Occupational Health - Hearing Tests & blood lead testing. Managing, monitoring and arranging environmental hygiene testing. Completing Duty of Care audits with hosting customers/suppliers on site. To submit annual report to the Environment Agency in compliance with Sites EnvSubmit. approval for SEPA Waste Exemption Due July 2022. Environmental Permit, e.g., Annual Energy Consumption etc. In addition to a competitive salary this SHEQ Compliance Officer role will offer a performance based bonus, pension scheme, death in service and 25 days holiday + bank holidays. If keen to learn more please contact 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 / Darlaston

Supplier Quality Manager

Supplier Quality Manager Wolverhampton Manufacturing To £53,000 + package   Are you a Supplier Quality Manager confident in establishing, maintaining and executing the supplier quality system, governing supplier selection, supplier qualification and supplier metrics? You will drive continuous design and process related improvements with externally sourced suppliers, implement processes for identifying suppliers for strategic development and develop a system for the continuous development of suppliers.   Key responsibilities for this Supplier Quality Manager role will include; To ensure new factored products follow appropriate approval processes To define and maintain inspection standards and schedules for all factored product Providing feedback and manage issues with suppliers & colleagues to a conclusion that protects customer and working with Purchase Dept to recover costs where possible Managing supplier improvement process by using direct contact and EMEA Asia Sourcing Office Ensuring that all quality activity is monitored and co-ordinated in an effective manner Taking active involvement in NPI process to ensure lessons learned from previous launches are built on and that gateway process is correctly adhered to Reporting on supplier performance and drive structured improvement activity To develop and maintain quality management system for all overseas factored product Actively support NPI process from a quality perspective on all factored product Hold regular structured reviews on quality performance and improvement with key suppliers and colleagues alike To manage all supplier concerns and returns in a timely, cost-controlled manner Recover consequential costs eg: inspection, site work from the supplier of a poor quality product Report on a routine basis performance trends (KPIs) and areas for improvement with key suppliers Arrange and conduct supplier audits Day to day of the management of the QA teams based at other sites   In addition to a proven track record in driving improvement, extensive experience in dealing with an international supply base and extensive experience in dealing with certification bodies and maintaining ISO9001 accreditation, this Supplier Quality Manager role will also require; Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, particular focus on working with international partners Customer Focus Structured Problem Solving (8D, 5 Why, Design of Experiments, etc.) Experience in creating and using PPAPs Continuous Improvement Planning and Organisation Design and development of inspection standards and procedures Internal Auditor for ISO9001:2015 Understanding of REACH and RoHS compliance Ability to gather, analyse and report on key Quality data/statistics Knowledge of Microsoft packages; Outlook, Word, Excel (Pivot analysis, etc.), PowerPoint Data analysis driven   If keen to learn more please don't hesitate to contact Grant Nisbet at 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 / Willenhall

QSHE Manager

QSHE Manager Cheltenham Manufacturing To £50,000 + package Are you a structured problem solver who is NEBOSH certified and an ISO14001/9001 Auditor? Have you proven experience within Quality, Health, Safety and Environmental management in a factory based environment using measuring equipment? This QSHE Manager will play a key role in advising and driving the business in all matters QSHE; building, managing and maintaining standards, processes, communications, training, systems and practices. The role will demand a high degree of working with the shop floor and coaching the wider operations team to ensure effective communication and understanding of policy adherence and risk and method assessment completion. You will be required to compile a structured approach to HSE training, quality system guidance and hands on technical support. Other areas of responsibility will include; The developing and maintaining of a SHEQ documented management system, conforming to external standards and best practices including ISO and other requirements. To establish and maintain a contractor / supplier management system in order to effectively manage risk associated with their undertakings. Being able to manage all aspects of environmental management including waste streams, ISO certification, permit requirements and pollution control. To ensure all required inspections are undertaken and maintained including fire risk assessment, Legionella and all other thorough examinations required on site. Participating in and leading HSE meetings in coordination with the leadership team on site with a view to monitor and improve HSE performance on site. To liaise and work with the Group HSE Manager & Group Quality Manager to develop and roll out SHEQ programmes. To be a key facilitator and encourage continual improvement on site in regards to SHEQ provision To ensure that external customer concerns are dealt with in a prompt, effective manner Directing contact with customer on quality related issues To deliver tangible improvements to both product and process quality. Report on agreed KPI's, issue to site leadership team and Group Quality Manager on a routine, timely basis Quality & Environmental input to New Product Introduction   If a role with extensive customer exposure, undertaking and participating in Audits and being a key driver of activities and behaviours on site is for you, please don't hesitate to contact Grant Nisbet on for further detail. NEBOSH Diploma and IEMA Environmental Certificate desirable. 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 / Cheltenham

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