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Grant Nisbet

Operations Manager
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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

Project Manager

Contract ISO Program Director London or Holland base To £650 per day Can you offer a proven background in audit experience within multinational matrixed industries and demonstrable knowledge of core infrastructure, active directory and systems integration/migration? This Contract ISO Program Director role is a hands-on position, requiring deep technical understanding, a keen eye on ritual/routine and the leadership skills to drive a team - ideal for a leader who can help the team to achieve goals on express timings. You will face complex volume applications, an ageing infrastructure that has varied quality master data and will manage the change across a multi- country portfolio. A key objective and measure of success will be to clean up and solidify the environment and systems utilised. Desires for the successful Program Director will include; Proven work experience as a Project/Program Manager/Director or similar role Solid organisational skills, including multitasking and time management A University Degree, MBA or post graduate degree may be considered an advantage Excellent written and oral English. Second European language is desirable Strong communication and teamwork skills Strong influencing, people and project skills Good analytical and troubleshooting skills Strong interpersonal skills, experience of a multicultural environment is an advantage Initial contract length for this role will be 9 months and as above, you can be based in either London or Holland. If keen to learn more please don't hesitate to contact Grant Nisbet for further news.

Contract / London, England

Maintenance Site Engineer

Maintenance Site Engineer Heavy Mobile Equipment Loughborough Salary of £25,000 with OTE c£43,000 Can you offer a recognised Automotive, Construction Plant or Engineering Technical qualification, as a time served engineer in both the workshop and field? This Maintenance Site Engineer role will see you exposed to Heavy Plant and Equipment Engineering in the Quarrying and Aggregates field, delivering a first class Heavy Mobile Equipment (HME) repair and maintenance service for key customers in-line with contractual and business performance measures. You will be responsible for your own safety and that of other team members and working with the Workshop Manager, Team Lead and Site Administrator for the scheduling, maintenance and repair of the on-site HME fleet to ensure customer contractual and business requirements are consistently delivered and exceeded. In addition to delivering and promoting safe working practices, driving a health and safety culture in order to eliminate accidents, key accountabilities in this Maintenance Site Engineering role will include; Support the SHEQ team in conducting risk assessments and implementation of (localised) SHEQ policies and procedures. Support the SHEQ team in conducting near miss, accident and incident management activities (initial report, investigation, corrective actions) Ensure compliance with ISO quality accreditations as appropriate and support both internal and external audits as required. Support SHEQ team in inspection activities as part of internal and external audits and implement recommendations and corrective actions. Participate in relevant SHEQ training and briefings as required and ensure any health, safety and wellbeing surveillance assessments are completed in a timely manner. Attend and contribute to regular toolbox talks and safety briefings to reinforce the health and safety message, and work towards an ever increasing awareness of safety risks involved within the business. Responsible for ensuring that the work place is maintained in a clean and safe condition. Responsible for reporting all Health, Safety and Environmental non-compliance issues, near misses and incidents are reported in a timely manner. Responsible for - the delivery of all repair and maintenance activities to contractual Key Performance Indicators (KPI's) and deadlines in accordance with customer contractual requirements and internal business performance and quality standards. Responsible for following all industry 'best practice' guidelines, health and safety requirements and customer and business policies and procedures. Responsible for providing regular updates on maintenance activity to the Site Administrator and Team Lead to ensure the Fleet Reporting System is accurate and current. Drive to ensure adherence and development of established 'best practice' maintenance processes in-line with OEM recommendations, customer contractual requirements and agreed service and quality parameters and ongoing development of the maintenance provision. Support the delivery of continuous improvement in repair and maintenance performance and cost / value control. Work closely with the Team Leader to support the planning of tasks, continually improve maintenance strategies, manage local consumable and parts stocks, and support the training and development of the local engineer resource. Carry out periodic scheduled maintenance in line with OEM and industry best practice, and in accordance with the forward servicing schedule. Carry out fault diagnosis and unscheduled maintenance in line with OEM and industry best practice, ensuring tasks are prioritised to maximise equipment availability for the customer. Ensure that backlog repairs are captured and reported to the Site Administrator such that they are planned as appropriate and carried out at next most suitable maintenance intervention. Ensure that oils and fluids samples are expedited in a safe and efficient manner such that their interpretation can drive a condition monitoring methodology as required of the project. Ensure that all specialist tools and lifting equipment are calibrated and/or certified fit for purpose as required by industry best practice and legislation. Provide suitable and relevant data to enable the provision of reports and performance dashboards on fleet management and supply chain activities as required. To maintain a professional attitude, building and maintaining relationships with the customer. Key competencies for this Maintenance Site Engineer role will include; Strong customer relationship development skills at a customer site. Ability to develop innovative solutions to problems and maximise opportunities. Takes a positive and pro-active approach to problem solving. Experience of LEAN / Continuous Improvement activities and principles are desirable Results driven and strives to exceed expectations of the customer and business. Works in the interest of the entire business, not just own area of the business. An understanding of IT, fleet management systems and technology and their application in an office and fleet management environment. Excellent written and verbal communication skills and ability to act as a credible representative of the company . Knowledge of health and safety legislation in an automotive, engineering or HME environment and its effective application. If keen to learn more about this Maintenance Site Engineer role please contact Grant Nisbet for further details.

Permanent / Loughborough, Leicestershire

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