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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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

Contract Quality Engineer

Contract Quality Engineer Automotive Worcester Are you a Contract Quality Engineer who can ensure that all products are introduced, manufactured and verified to customer requirements and corrective actions are effectively implemented when non-conformances are found? Through product involvement, investigation, monitoring and audits you will take ownership and responsibility for quality and be pro-active in the role of achieving the company target of 100% business quality and product conformance. Core duties in this role will include; To conduct internal / supplier investigations to determine root cause using structured problem solving techniques. Ensuring effective and robust Containment and Corrective Actions are implemented and verified to prevent repeat concerns. Ensuring that all Quality system documentation is updated in line with Corrective Actions, i.e. Care points, MWI's and Job Wallets. Raising and submit Customer Concessions. Compiling and manage Customer, Internal and Supplier 8D's. To liaise with Customers and undertake Customer visits. Managing the booking and reporting of Internal and External scrap. To liaise with Suppliers and undertake Supplier visits/audits. Participating in operator Training and development. Participating and managing activities detailed in weekly scrap meetings. Undertaking Product, Process and QMS audits in line with schedule. Quality: Observing and complying with all aspects of the following International Quality Systems:- BS EN AS9100:2009 (Aerospace) ISO/TS16949:2009 (Automotive) Observing and comply with Company Operating Procedures Personal Specification Knowledge: Good understanding and working knowledge of Automotive & Aerospace quality systems. Good understanding and working knowledge of MSA, PFMEA, Process Flowcharts, Control Plans & Manufacturing Work Instructions. Knowledge and experience in problem solving. Specific Skills: Familiar with CMM activity and ability to Interpret CMM reports including capability studies. Ability to manage Customer approval requirements, i.e. ISIR, FAI, FAVE or PPAP. Ability to manage Suppliers regarding approval, rating and development. Good understanding and competent in leading 8D activity. Have good practical, technical and analytical skills, with a good understanding of Capability studies and SPC. Personal Qualities for this Contract Quality Engineer will include: Being able to manage a varied work load in an efficient manner. Being self-motivated, show initiative and take responsibility. The ability to investigate and problem solve using structured problem solving techniques. The ability to communicate at all levels, internally, at Customers and with Suppliers. Building and maintaining good working relationships with Customers and Suppliers. If keen to learn more please contact Grant Nisbet at Jonathan Lee for more detail.

Contract / Worcestershire, England

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

Quality Control Inspector

Quality Control Inspector Aerospace Poole, Dorset Can you offer experience of quality control inspection within Aerospace sub or complete assemblies in a manufacturing environment? Are you happy working in permanent shift patterns of 6-2 or 2-10? Reporting to the Quality Manager, this Quality Control Inspector role will offer exposure to proven and trusted solutions in air-to-air refuelling, life support, weapons carriage and unmanned systems, delivering assured performance and class-leading through-life costs. You will monitor and validate the quality of parts/assemblies and provide specialist inspection capability. As Quality Control Inspector your main responsibilities will involve: The raising of NCRs for non-conforming product detected at the goods-in stage and support production detected non conformities when required Performing Goods Inwards product quality & supporting paperwork checks (CofC, Purchase Order et cetera) in accordance with business processes (CCP & PFC's). Evaluate conformance to Engineering requirements. Inspecting partially and fully completed Assemblies to Engineering requirements. Conducting Patrol Inspection of random stages to ensure compliance to drawing and process. Providing ad-hoc business support against specific demand for Inspection/measurement of product where required Overseeing liaison with Suppliers and Manufacturing staff to help resolve queries when required Reviewing completed supplier generated FAI's and Grade 1 part control plans and amend MRP and VisualFAIR systems accordingly The compilation of FAIRs for internal assembly work to provide evidence of conformity of process and product. Supporting Supplier Quality Engineers and Quality Engineering where appropriate Performing sample product audits of Ship to Stock parts To support the internal Calibration programme for measurement equipment Core skills and qualifications for this role will include: Experience of working in an Inspection environment and recognised CMM operator training Internal Auditor experience is desirable ONC/HNC level or equivalent desirable Familiarity with AS9102 FAIR requirements The ability to read and interrogate engineering drawings including geometric dimensioning and tolerancing Familiarity with general non-conformance processes Strong communication skills and the ability to interact with Suppliers and Internal Customers Ability to programme, operate and interrogate CMM reports Part of the application process will require you to undertake a colour-blind test as normal colour vision is required for the role. If keen to learn more please contact Grant Nisbet for more details.

Permanent / Bournemouth, Dorset

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