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Grant Nisbet

Operations Manager
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  1. 01384 446115
  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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Condition Monitoring Engineer

Mobile Equipment Condition Monitoring Engineer Heavy Vehicle Fleet Management Coalville To £37,950 Can you provide technical and engineering support to ensure compliant and cost effective repair and maintenance of Heavy Mobile Equipment (20 tonne+) is delivered to the customer? You will ensure that equipment is serviced and inspected correctly in-line with OEM recommendations (including statutory inspections) and identified residual defects are reviewed and actioned appropriately to ensure operational and safety performance is maintained whilst promoting optimum whole life cost of the asset. The successful Condition Monitoring Engineer will possess; Knowledge of heavy mobile plant and auxiliary equipment rules and legislation. Good technical knowledge of heavy mobile plant and auxiliary equipment. Good knowledge of equipment operating costs and the important part that effective condition monitoring plays in optimising whole life costs of an asset. Ability to develop and maintain effective customer and supplier relationships. Recognised construction plant and equipment qualification Experienced in overseeing repair and maintenance activities in the workshop and in the field. Some of the key duties in this Mobile Equipment Condition Monitoring Engineer will include; To provide technical support to the business and customer in terms of asset on-boarding, asset specification changes and any asset disposal or return condition processes. Ensuring that a stable plan for scheduled maintenance events for all assets across the region is in place and maintained, these include but are not limited to Scheduled Service Events and Inspections, LOLER and PUWER examinations and Brake Testing - the specification of the scheduled service event is to be in-line with OEM recommendation, customer requirement and statutory regulations as appropriate. Managing and maintaining communication with customer sites in relation to all service events and inspections events including recommended course of action in the event of any failed inspection events. Making sure that Warranty and Recharge jobs are correctly identified, processes are adhered to and component core returns are actioned as required to ensure maximum recovery for the business. Reviewing Fluid Sample Reports to ascertain condition of asset components and ensuring that appropriate actions are taken - updating to reflect the course of action and updated with any documentation. To review Telemetry / Diagnostic based data from downloads (internal and OEM) to ensure timely interventions are made and provide recommendations on developing faults and asset operation. Making sure that Mobile and Site Based Engineers time sheets and job cards and service / defect reports are received, checked and entered appropriately. Review invoices to ensure supplier end costs for repair and maintenance events match quotations and where discrepancies are present manage resolution with supplier to satisfactory outcome. If keen to learn more about this role please contact Grant Nisbet for more details.

Permanent / Coalville, Leicestershire

New Sales Recruitment Consultant

New Business Sales Recruitment Consultant £Competitive plus benefits Stourbridge Technical / Engineering / Manufacturing We have an exciting opportunity for a New Business Sales Recruitment Consultant to join our growing team in our Stourbridge Head Office, developing Contract business and providing recruitment support for new clients. With a fantastic reputation and track record in supporting the Technical, Engineering and Manufacturing industries, we pride ourselves on understanding our client needs and cover roles from skilled trades and graduates to executive and interim managers. As a New Business Sales Recruitment Consultant you will be responsible for: Generating leads and converting them into opportunities for sales. Developing new client relationships, up-selling and cross selling our suite of complimentary services in line with agreed fee targets, utilising your negotiation skills to agree terms of business and fee arrangements. Identifying and qualifying target clients that align with our business growth strategy, attending client visits and preparing written proposals. Working to agreed KPI's and revenue targets. Delivering a Contract recruitment provision, managing client and candidate expectations throughout and providing solutions to recruitment challenges. Attracting suitable candidates through writing appropriate adverts, utilising relevant websites/social media, utilising our internal database or using your professional network of contacts. Interviewing candidates to evaluate their suitability. Attending networking events and exhibitions to promote the Jonathan Lee Contracts brand Successful applicants should have the following skills or experience: Proven placement ability in the Technical, Engineering or Manufacturing industries or associated commercial functions such as Purchasing, Sales etc Contract recruitment experience. Strong relationship building and negotiation skills, proven ability to drive pipeline revenue. Competitive drive and determination to succeed against your KPI's and performance targets. This is challenging and rewarding role with real growth potential for the right individual based on success and delivery. Jonathan Lee Contracts have been providing recruitment and associated services to our clients who range from SME's to high profile OEM's within the automotive, aerospace, defence and aviation, general engineering, commercial and manufacturing industries for over 40 years. We are immensely proud of our highly experienced and professional team and work hard to ensure that we nurture a climate of industry excellence alongside a dedicated socially responsible framework. We want great people to join our business who share our values of quality, service excellence and team work but can also bring their own skills, knowledge and experience to the table. In return for your experience, Jonathan Lee Contracts will offer you: £Competitive Pension Commission / Bonus Car Allowance If you have experience as a Recruitment Consultant and you want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the New Business Sales Recruitment Consultant role, please contact Grant Nisbet at Jonathan Lee Contracts on 01384 446115.

Permanent / Stourbridge, West Midlands

Engineering Quality Leader

Contract Engineering Quality Leader Vehicle Manufacturing Gothenburg To £50 per hour Exciting 6 month contract role within a leading Global OEM as an Engineering Quality Leader to act as Product Quality Assurer to support the Design Engineers and Project Managers in delivering products in projects with expected quality. The PQA will secure that necessary quality activities are planned, executed, followed up, reported and that the outcomes are managed. Key responsibilities will include; To secure that Product Quality Task Plan (QTP) for Electrical and Electronics & Vehicle Connectivity (EEVC) projects are set and followed up in an agreement with responsible engineers, Product owner, Project Manager and the Quality Manager. To support the Design Engineers in quality tools and methods to reach the expected product quality level. Identify and escalate product quality issues to the EEVC PM, PO and Quality Manager. Improve the product quality mind set in the EEVC organisation. Ideal qualifications desired will include; An MSc Degree in Electrical Engineering or equivalent Previous experience of working within product development in the Truck or Car industry within the areas of EEVC system, Functional and SW development Proactive Product Quality Assurance methods and tools for both SW and HW Product Safety and ISO 26262 A fluency in verbal and written communication in English High business and customer focus A goal oriented, organised and structured approach Good social, networking and communication skills in a global environment If keen to learn more about this role please don't hesitate to contact Grant Nisbet at Jonathan Lee Recruitment for more details

Contract / Gothenburg, Sweden

Supplier Quality Engineer

Supplier Quality Engineer Vehicle Manufacturing Leicester To £41,950 + package Can you offer previous experience and a proven knowledge of NPI processes and utilising PPAP and APQP processes? This Supplier Quality Engineer role is primarily focused on NPI and supplier performance & development. You will report to the site APQP Lead, the primary responsibility is to help in pro-actively engaging the Purchasing function & supply base in the NPI process. Key duties in this Supplier Quality Engineer role will include; Project management through each project phase, to deliver a seamless series production launch. Assisting with ensuring active global Purchasing participation throughout the design process / stages of NPI (Strategy Phase, Concept Phase, Development Phase, Pilot Phase, and Production Phase). Giving specific attention to program monitoring and preparing material for reporting on group performance at regular intervals, dictated by project gateways and updates to KPI's at regular review points. Ensuring material is ordered to support PD builds in a timely manner, through to governance to ensure supplier PPAP submission performance is in line with plan Ongoing role development will be with the Fabrications Supplier Development Engineer, where the primary responsibility of the incumbent is to help with development of new and existing suppliers worldwide, in terms of Quality, Cost, Logistics, Development, Management (QCLDM). Offering leadership in resolution of quality problems associated with purchased materials through to warranty cost recovery related to supplier quality. Leadership in APQP activity, engaging Engineering personnel to achieve cost effective, manufacturable designs, resulting in robust PPAP completion. Desired skills and education for this role will include; A Degree in Engineering / Manufacturing or equivalent extensive experience. Demonstrable computer skills i.e. data analysis (Excel) and presentation (PowerPoint) necessary. The ability to communicate at all levels and the ability to listen to others, along with the ability to work on own initiative is key. A solid ability to use and demonstrate statistical and problem-solving tools is required. If keen to learn more about this Supplier Quality Engineer role please contact Grant Nisbet at Jonathan Lee Recruitment

Permanent / Leicester, Leicestershire

Senior Site Supplier Quality Engineer

Senior Supplier Quality Engineer (Geometry) Automotive Gothenburg, Sweden 6 Month Contract Assignment Can you offer a proven background within Supplier Quality Engineering and a focus on Geometry Assurance? Are you keen on exploring opportunities abroad within a world class engineering environment focussing on timely product and process performance at external Suppliers? This exciting Contract Supplier Quality Engineering role will see you undertake a number of key tasks; Undertaking measurement planning The programming of measuring machines The development of measuring fixtures The review of measurement set up, methods and fixtures The interpretation of drawings In addition to a good knowledge of manufacturing technologies, appearance approval requirements and fit and finish, key requirements for this role will include; An expert knowledge of Quality Assurance Tools (APQP, PPAP, FMEA and MSA) Strong knowledge of geometrical tolerances, gap and flush, reference systems, form fit and function, tolerance chain calculation Experience of geometry analysis at component or system level Proven experience in analysis of trends and capability Working knowledge of Six Sigma, TeamCenter, Minitab, CAD, CM4D and DMIS This Contract Supplier Quality Engineer role will demand considerable travel to Supplier sites and an excellent grasp of the English language is essential. If keen to learn more please contact Grant Nisbet at Jonathan Lee.

Contract / Gothenburg, Sweden

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