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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NPI Project Engineer

NPI Project Engineer Automotive Manufacturing Northampton Can you offer proven experience of leading projects within a low to medium volume automotive machining environment? Are you HNC or Degree qualified in an Engineering biased subject? Are you a confident man manager who is comfortable taking budgetary control? In addition to supporting continuous improvement activities with the production cells, the purpose of the role is to ensure that customer satisfaction is maintained through the control and implementation of new projects to agreed engineering standards and processes. The successful NPI Project Engineer will engineer and administer the New Project Introduction (NPI) process to ensure a successful outcome - working within a cross-functional team responsible for the total life cycle of manufacturing projects. Key responsibilities for this role will include; Supporting Quotation Process by coordinating and, where required, generating appropriate manufacturing schemes, including tooling packages, defining appropriate fixturing and special equipment as required Supporting the commercial team in the acquisition of new business with information, planning and timing estimations To create and maintain the Project Plan(s) for each project To ensure the Project Gateway process is utilised, facilitating Gateway meetings as appropriate To create and maintain the Critical Concern and Action Report(s) CCAR(s) for each project To drive action from the teams and individual engineers in support of the Project Plans and CCARs To resolve daily project issues and concerns where practicable To escalate any unresolved actions to the appropriate level of management in a prompt and constructive manner To provide mandated, periodic and occasional reports to the business, in the various prescribed formats as requested To ensure that all appropriate project documentation (e.g. Process Sheets, FMEA, Process Flow, MSA and PPAP) is completed by the appropriate functions in support of the project delivery To present, at various levels internally and externally, key project aspects as required in support of the project deliverables To ensure that the project deliverables are delivered on time and to budget as far as is reasonably practicable To provide process restructuring planning and support if required To lead, co-ordinated or participate in problem solving activities using approved tools and techniques To work in an IATF16949 environment, upholding the ethics of the company's quality standards To travel both in the UK & abroad for supplier/customer visits as required To have working knowledge of the legislative requirements of Health & Safety, Environmental and Risk Assessment To perform any other duties reasonably required to achieve departmental and/or Company objectives as deemed appropriate by the Manager / Director responsible A Six Sigma Green Belt is seen as highly desirable for this NPI Project Engineer role, as is full IT literacy and a good understanding of APQP, FMEA and PPAP utilisation. If keen to learn more about this role please don't hesitate to contact Grant Nisbet on 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 / Wellingborough

Project Quality Engineer

Project Quality Engineer Contract rates £25 per hour Lincoln based Manufacturing & Assembly Are you comfortable in a customer facing role maintaining a proactive focus on compliance issues? As key point of liaison you will run the project through the build phase through to handover. This Project Quality Engineer role will revolve around the definition, implementation and management of quality issues and may include; - The analysis and flow down of customer quality requirements - The maintenance of internal quality plans and procedures to meet customer and regulatory requirements - To review & approve supplier quality plans carrying out surveillance and final release activity - Ensuring compliance to quality plans and managing Project Lifetime Quality Records - To review and QA Approve documents e.g. Manufacturing and Test Documentation - To support design reviews - Overseeing final release of finished product. - Acting as point of liaison with customers and suppliers on quality concerns, surveillance visits, audits final release etc. - The control of supplied and despatched non-conforming items and applications for quality related concessions. This role starts as an initial 3 month contract and further work seems likely, you will be based in a busy manufacturing and assembly facility so the ability to work in challenging environments is key. Experience within Engine manufacturing is desirable. If keen to learn more please Grant Nisbet ( for further details. 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 / Grantham

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