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James Tilley

Senior Consultant
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James has worked within the automotive and off highway division since joining the business in November 2013.

Before joining Jonathan Lee Recruitment, James gained a wealth of engineering sales and account management experience worked for one of the UK’s largest industrial suppliers of engineering products.

Ambitious and driven, James has a passion for recruitment with a track record in finding high calibre candidates within specialist automotive and heavy industry sectors.

He takes pride in building long standing relationships and delivering exceptional account management and customer service to some of the UK's largest OEMs.

James holds a Level 3 Certificate in Recruitment Practice and currently account manages one of Jonathan Lee’s top 10 clients. His role covers a variety of engineering disciplines within the automotive, powertrain and off highway sectors.

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Senior Test Engineer

Senior Test Engineer Peterlee, County Durham (Some Remote working) Up to £38/hr (Inside IR35) Duration: 6 month initial contract Off Highway - Test & Development, Articulated Trucks The Test & Development Department is responsible for collecting facts and data, performing detailed analysis of that information to add value, and documenting these validation activities across all sizes and models within the Articulated Truck family. This includes NPI (New Product Introduction), NTI (New Technology Introduction) and Current Product Maintenance and can be across any aspect of part, system or whole machine level. The successful candidate will primarily carry out Articulated Truck validation duties. Key responsibilities will include understanding customers test requirements, agreeing deliverables in a technical contract, planning/set up of data logging systems to capture required data, performance of testing, detailed analysis to develop understanding, and technical reporting of validation against regulatory and commercial specifications. Job duties: Supporting the Product Group design and performance efforts Supporting Component Groups to integrate their efforts and deliverables Supporting Manufacturing Operations to protect the customer from any quality concerns Processing of technical specifications and ISO standards into test specifications Deliver instrumentation to successfully capture any physical, electrical or logic parameter that is required to document machine performance. Programming, calibration and use of data logger (HBM eDAQ), Performing complex analysis work, identifying and resolving design problems Using data to providing technical leadership to Manufacturing, Quality, Purchasing, Marketing, Sales, Service and other areas. Communicating technical information to team members, suppliers and other departments in a concise and accurate manner Skills and Experience - Essential: Bachelor's degree (or equivalent) in accredited Engineering, Computer Science or Materials Science, and substantial relevant experience. Experience of working in a design/development environment Experience of demonstrating product capability against specifications Excellent analytical skills and ability to perform complex assignments Desirable Criteria Experience of working in a machine test environment, including instrumentation. Experience of validating performance to ISO standards. Experience of eDAQ data loggers. Experience of working with CANape. Excellent communication skills. Strong problem-solving abilities. Please contact James Tilley for more 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 / Peterlee

Project Manager - Telematics

Telematics Service Provider Project Manager - JP00000375 Cranfield £24.48 per hour PAYE 12 month initial contract Automotive Deliverables / KPIs / SLAs Project Charter Project Management Plan Project KPI's (Cost, Quality, Delivery) Description Project Management for Connected Services which are provided by Telematics Service Provider's (Major mobile network operators) End to end management and delivery of new IT capability or enhancements through various phases of SDLC (Software Development Life Cycle). Lead and manage highly complex projects with cross functional impact across a number of technical systems, business domains, divisions and third parties. Introduce project management processes that support the efficient running and delivery of the projects. Define Scope of Work, translate business needs to technical requirement and ensure delivery to the required quality. Lead and manage relationship with upper management including VP and Dir level. Lead and manage change control. Qualifications, Skills and Training Requirements Engineering or Computer Science Degree qualified 5+ year experience of Project Management in the IT Industry Good communication skills, both written and verbal Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Ability to travel (business trips up to two weeks) Nice to have: Relevant project management accreditation e.g.PMP, Prince2 Knowledge of vehicle electrical and electronic architecture Business level of Japanese communication Please contact James Tilley for more details - james.tilley@jonlee.co.uk 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 / Cranfield

Duty Clerk

Duty Clerk Up to £17.00 per hour (Inside IR35) Contract - 6 months initial Peterlee Off Highway A Duty Clerk opportunity has become available for one of the world’s leading manufacturers of off-highway machinery and diesel and natural gas engines. You will join a duty team responsible for importing and exporting of goods and trade compliance. Job duties and responsibilities may include but are not limited to: Import/Export Compliance Clearance Instructions Dealing with customs ports Checking Documentation is Trade Compliant HMRC compliance Reconcile of MSS/C79 Month end duties VAT/Trade testing Skills, experiences and qualifications you must have: Microsoft Excel knowledge (skills like v-lookup is useful) Basic knowledge of imports and export Good communication skills Be a good team player To apply, please submit a copy of your CV clearly indicating your relevant experience. Unfortunately candidates requiring visa sponsorship CANNOT be considered for this role. 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 / Peterlee

Vehicle Coordinator - 369

Vehicle Coordinator Tech D+ - JP00000369 Cranfield PAYE £15.30 per hour - Inside IR35 12 months assignment Automotive Deliverables / KPIs / SLAs Demonstrate that vehicles and equipment are being managed in accordance with the section processes and KPI's Ensure a strong relationship with service providers is maintained Provide excellent customer service at all times to support projects Description Manage the process for vehicle disposal, to include: Attention to detail, following process to ensure compliance Liaison with the vehicle owners/Head Office/disposal company Document management, recording of disposal evidence Co-ordinate the loading/un-loading of vehicles on-site Provide counter service within the Control Room to include: Use of vehicle management system Issue of keys/equipment Accurate record keeping of vehicle documentation Support with the co-ordination of vehicle bodies Support with booking in of parcels Own the COSHH, CAMIC activities within the Control Room General administration duties for the Test team Qualifications, Skills and Training Requirements Ideally a strong background in vehicle management or a desire to train and own this area of the business Experience/knowledge of a busy workshop/office environment 3+ years work experience Ideally educated to a good GCSE level with grade 4 or above in English and Maths FLT and/or trailer experience useful but not essential There is an assumption that the candidate will have the following: Excellent organisational & communication skills Strong attention to detail A positive 'can do' flexible attitude Be able to manage and prioritise own workload Please contact James Tilley for more details - james.tilley@jonlee.co.uk 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 / Cranfield

Biddable Media Project Manager - 53888

Biddable Media Project Manager - 53888 Contract - Competitive (Inside IR35) Basildon, Essex (WFH Flex) Digital Marketing - Automotive A Biddable Media Project Manager opportunity has become available for a global automotive OEM. Deliver specific efficiency and effectiveness objectives across Biddable Media workstreams as required: Market Coordination/ Market Support Meetings Audiences Programme Attribution Programme Cookieless Media and Marketing Programme Biddable Media Team Support Qualifications and Skills Experience and knowledge of Media or Marketing a must-have, within Automotive industry preferred, but not essential. Project management qualified, and experience required, with an ability to coordinate cross-functional stakeholders to drive and deliver tasks. Recent experience and knowledge of digital marketing practice. Good communication skills (incl. writing management papers and presentations). Strong Stakeholder management skills. Strong team player, with proven ability to work cross-functionally. Self-starter, with record of taking responsibility for key assignments and delivering results. Ability to passionately articulate the voice of the customer, a passion for customer experience. Analytical Mind-Set with an understanding of and ability to interpret and manipulate metrics, analytics and data to produce actionable insights. Experience working with IT desirable. Awareness of GDPR. Competent user of Microsoft Office applications (Excel, PowerPoint, Word). Please contact James Tilley for more 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 / Basildon

Program Analyst - 54254

Cyclone Program Analyst - 54254 Basildon, Essex Rate - £20.73 per hour - Inside IR35 AWR rate increase applies after 12 weeks - Rate will increase to £26.82 per hour Automotive - Product Development Position Description: Program Management and Interface Skills Required: Excel, SharePoint, PowerPoint, Program timing Skills Preferred: German language Experience Required: Commercial Vehicle Experience Preferred: Vehicle conversion Education Required: BSc Degree To apply for this position please send your CV to james.tilley@jonlee.co.uk 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 / Basildon

Project Engineer - 334

PMD Engineer (JP00000334) Contract - Up to £24.00 per hour (PAYE) Inside IR35 Cranfield, Bedfordshire Automotive Description: Prepare, manage and deliver the development program to meet QCT (Quality, Cost, Timing) targets against the Master Schedule. PMD (Project Management Department) Deliverables / KPIs / SLAs Ownership and proactive delivery of Project KPI's (QCT). Maintain understanding and visibility of the Vehicle development status against its performance metrics (quality cost timing KPI's), and communicate to line management and Assistant Chief Vehicle Engineer accordingly taking recovery actions where necessary Lead the preparation for Milestone Meetings, working proactively and cross functionally with all stakeholders to ensure a good understanding of the development status and prepare recovery plans where necessary To coordinate cross functional & cross cultural global Alliance activities Use strong analytical skills alongside technical knowledge to prepare, develop and review engineering proposals and schedules Promote, support and liaise with R&D engineering sections to: share project information, progress engineering concern resolution, facilitate cross-functional problem solving and manage project manpower against budgets Support production builds in Alliance plants in order to ensure closure of key concerns raised through production trials, safe -launch, test and evaluation using technical analysis/knowledge Promote and co-ordinate cost reduction activities - to deliver vehicle cost targets - and quality/customer satisfaction improvement activities Where appropriate, propose and support with knowledge sharing and process improvement activities within the department Qualifications, Skills and Training Requirements Engineering Degree (or similar STEM / Product / Industrial Design subject) or country specific equivalent or years of engineering experience (automotive or similar industry) Works with a high attention to detail with clear and precise reporting skills and the ability to present confidently to senior management Technical prowess and keen curiosity in Automotive Engineering and Manufacturing, leading to an engineering background with a broad experience of vehicle development and a clear understanding the development process Strong experience of stakeholder, and vehicle development project management - as well as digital development, physical development and technical concern analysis Self-motivation to proactively identify what needs to be done rather than waiting to be told, by tracking, monitoring and reporting on assigned tasks Ability to manage multiple complex work streams Strong interpersonal and influencing skills, to be able to appreciate a multicultural environment and be able to communicate clearly (using MS Outlook and Skype applications) with persons whose first language may not be English An ability to interrogate and analyse data and clearly document actions and processes High proficiency in MS Office suite Project cost management experience Please contact James Tilley for more 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 / Cranfield

Engine Test Technician

Engine Test Technician Up to £15.50 per hour (Inside IR35) Peterborough Diesel Engines An Engine Test Technician opportunity has become available for one of the world’s leading manufacturers of off-highway machinery and diesel and natural gas engines. The successful candidate will carry out research & development work on either current or new engines. The ability to work to engineer's instructions, carry out a range of test work, including fitting prototype parts to an engine and/or record and produce quality data is fundamental to the role. Required Skills: Mechanical/electrical experience on diesel engines, such as stripping & rebuilding Good PC skills Engine test rig experience and/or technical/mechanical experience would provide a distinct advantage. Additional specific training will be given where required. Applicants must be self-motivated with good team working skills and be willing to work shifts if required. Qualifications City & Guilds / NVQ Level 3 in Motor Vehicle Mechanics, Apprenticeship served in Motor Mechanics or equivalent qualifications. Please contact James Tilley for more 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 / Peterborough

ADAS Engineer - 54248

ADAS Engineer - 54248 Basildon, Essex Rate - £22.89 per hour - Inside IR35 AWR rate increase applies after 12 weeks - Rate will increase to £29.59 per hour Automotive Position Description: Design & Release engineer for Driver Assist Technology systems and features for Commercial Vehicle applications. Develop product definition, program assumptions and targets with Marketing, Finance, Program Planning and Program Management. Lead engineering tasks to support GPDS program milestones and gateways: design, develop, release, test and launch content to meet specification requirements and program targets (time, costs, weight, quality). Source and project manage suppliers leading 'Team of Four' with Purchasing, Finance and Cost Estimating. ASAP, ESOW, RFQ, SOBA, CPA. Package components and modules to meet CAD design rules, DPA and E2KS requirements. Ensure correct requirements capture and understand detailed technical specifications. Support EI-PAT, FIP and software processes, CAN message lists, signal database development and system compatibility. Plan and coordinate component, system and vehicle level design verification (DV) and testing to support / gateways using eFDVS. Production - Deliver PPAP parts for production, support prototype builds and production launches at global vehicle assembly plants. Support manufacturing, diagnostics and EOL compatibility. Lead investigations to diagnose and resolve test failures, 'Voice of Customer' issues and quality concerns. Support EESE PMT meetings, monitor delivery performance and conduct weekly status report-outs to management working with Dunton, Merkenich and Dearborn teams. Use lessons learnt, quality data, FMA tools and disciplines to continually improve components and systems. Skills Required: Knowledge of Global Product Development System and Engineering Tools and Processes: VSEM, GPDS, eFDVS, AVBOM, WERS, AIMS, Teamcenter. Experience Required: Experience in electrical or electronic systems, hardware and/or software. Product Development processes. Valid driving license for use in the UK, mainland Europe, and the ability to travel. Experience Preferred: Systems engineering, vehicle testing, automotive electronics. Education Required: Relevant Automotive, or Engineering degree. To apply for this position please send your CV to james.tilley@jonlee.co.uk 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 / Basildon

Buyer - 54244

Buyer - 54244 Basildon, Essex Rate - £22.89 per hour - Inside IR35 AWR rate increase applies after 12 weeks - Rate will increase to £29.59 per hour Automotive Position Description: As the eTransAxle Program Control Buyer, you will be the face of Purchasing into the PD organisation and wider team. You will facilitate the European localisation of the eTransAxle by supporting the PD and commodity purchasing team through the localisation program gateways. Based at the Dunton office, you will be required to form positive and effective working relationships with both Internal and External Partners, manage numerous workstreams simultaneously and have a proven ability to deliver to deadlines to ensure our Customers' needs are met. Skills Required: Create a 'matched pair' with Material Cost Purchasing counterparts to manage day to day activities and liaisons with Commodity team and be the point of contact into the Program teams. Communication of key program information (timing, volume, etc.) to Commodity teams Purchasing representation at key Program meetings, being the voice of the Purchasing team and the supply base implications. Support on-time Program delivery through delivering Purchasing deliverables in line with program timing. Support all sourcing activities including requests for quotation (RFQ), onboarding of suppliers, sourcing agreements, transport and logistics and Purchase and Tool order status. Support ongoing cost reduction / efficiency workstreams. Collate, analyse and report of key program metrics related to sourcing status. Support additional 'Special Projects' as required. Establish and maintain excellent working relationships with cross functional internal partners and customers. Experience Required: Demonstrable understanding of current challenges facing the automotive industry and the role of Purchasing to support the business. A minimum of 3 years' experience within a Purchasing / Buying role. Strong business acumen and excellent written and verbal abilities. Proven experience in negotiating with both external Suppliers and internal Customers. Proven experience of presenting to Senior Management. Fully competent with Microsoft Office Tools. Education is important to us; ideally, you'll have a Degree or equivalent in hand, but if that's not the case (and you have experience/ skills you feel are relevant and beneficial to the role) we're interested to hear from you. To apply for this position please send your CV to james.tilley@jonlee.co.uk 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 / Basildon

Principal Systems Integration Engineer

Principal Systems Integration Engineer - Development Staffordshire Highly Competitive plus benefits Permanent As a result of growing demands our client requires a Principal Systems Integration Engineer to work on their award winning range of diesel engines and a number of exciting engine development programmes. You will be responsible for taking new propulsion systems and components from concept to flawless launch, as part of the overall process of integrating propulsion components into machines, ensuring a robust system/component sign-off meeting all regulatory, quality, cost and timing requirements. The role: Lead integration projects for Propulsion to ensure delivery of high quality products in a timely manner. This will require some components to be developed from concept to delivery, while others will need to be packaged appropriately. From specification, through analysis, testing and development, to engineering sign-off, these projects will need to be supported technically, planned, and managed. Create system and component specifications and design (cascaded from programme targets) - using/commissioning the relevant analysis tools to support data driven design decisions. Develop system and component FMEAs, and DVPs. Co-ordinate and supervise DVP tests/analyses (analytical, rig, engine and machine) Resolve engineering issues using recognised methodologies Write systems test and development technical reports for own responsible areas Support programme gateways and reviews Support engineering sign-off with robust test and validation data and technical reports Skills: Working level experience of 2d drawing and 3d modelling in Siemens/Unigraphics NX platform advantageous Working level experience of PLM tool (e.g. Siemens Teamcentre) advantageous Off Highway machine experience advantageous. CAE experience especially in thermal management systems advantageous. Experience dealing with UK and overseas design teams advantageous. Being able to handle multiple projects simultaneously is also a key requirement. In addition to a passion for engineering, a proven track record of delivery, and a desire to be 'hands-on' with projects from concept to completion, the candidates will: Have a degree in an associated mechanical engineering discipline, with a sound understanding of Mechanical Engineering principles (showing an attention to detail, and being data driven). Have a sound grasp of the machine product development cycle, and expertise in propulsion system and component specification, design, development and sign-off (using relevant tools) Ideally, have experience with an engine/machine/transmission manufacturer or Tier 1 supplier Demonstrate good project and supplier management skills, and good commercial awareness To apply, please submit a copy of your CV clearly indicating your relevant experience. Unfortunately candidates requiring visa sponsorship CANNOT be considered for this role. 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 / Foston

Lead Calibration Engineer - 54017

Ref: 54017 Title: Lead Calibration Engineer Rate: Up to £23.00 per hour (Inside IR35) Division: Product Development Contract Position based in: Basildon, Essex Position Description: Lead Calibration Engineer T6 Panther Diesel Lead Calibration Engineer. Release and manage calibrations according to GPDS program timing. Skills Required: Demonstrated Capability of Diesel Powerpack Systems Development; Calibration development practices and tools; PCM Software and hardware development processes. Skills Preferred: Must be a good team player and communication with a willingness to support the team and assist others to a shared goal Experience Required: Prior experience of Diesel Engine and Vehicle Programme Delivery Ability and willingness to travel potentially to EU countries and USA UK Driving Licence Education Required: BEng / BSc Engineering Degree Education Preferred: Electrical; Electronic; Mechanical; Avionics 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 / Basildon

Program Management Analyst - 54119

Commercial Vehicle Program Management Analyst Ref: 54119 Location: Basildon Essex (WFH Flex) Rate - £23.00 per hour LTD rate which equals £18.13 per hour PAYE. AWR rate increase applies after 12 weeks. Industry: Automotive As part of a small, agile team, this position will be supporting the delivery of a significant future CV program. Tasks will be varied, and the successful applicant will need a wide range of skills and ability to be flexible, adapting to fluctuating job requirements. Skills Required: Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written. Excellent personal organisation and ability to manage multiple, complex tasks. Ability to work both independently and as part of a team, networking with people from different backgrounds and nationalities. Ability to co-ordinate x-functional meetings, managing agendas, recording minutes and following up on tasks set. Excellent ability on Microsoft Excel, Powerpoint and Outlook with capability to work with large and complex datasets. A good business acumen and the ability to understand and work with financial data. Ability to understand program timing plans and be able to work to set deadlines. Skills Preferred: Commercial vehicle product knowledge. An understanding of GPDS tools and processes. Experience Required: Prior experience in managing large complex programs. Relevant automotive program experience. Experience Preferred: Previous experience working with commercial vehicles. Previous experience of working with large x-functional, multi-region teams. Education Required: Bachelor Degree or Equivalent Experience Additional Information: ** THIS POSITION IS CONFIRMED INSIDE IR35** A hybrid working pattern will be assumed in that the successful applicant will work from both the Dunton Office and their home (e.g. 3 days Dunton, 2 days from Home). 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 / Basildon

Lead BOM Analyst - 54249

Lead BOM Analyst - 54249 Basildon, Essex Rate - £22.89 per hour - Inside IR35 AWR rate increase applies after 12 weeks - Rate will increase to £29.59 per hour Lead BOM Analyst Skills Required: Knowledge of BoM processes & Microsoft Office, in particular, expertise in Microsoft Excel. Skills Preferred: Knowledge of & experience with FEDEBOM. Experience Required: Experience of working with Bills of Materials. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills required. Knowledge of the Early BOM Processes. Education Required: Degree in Engineering, Science or Technology based subjects. Additional Information: ** THIS POSITION IS CONFIRMED INSIDE IR35 ** To apply for this position please send your CV to james.tilley@jonlee.co.uk 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 / Basildon

Test Analyst - 54247

Test Analyst - 54247 Basildon, Essex Rate - £20.73 per hour - Inside IR35 AWR rate increase applies after 12 weeks - Rate will increase to £26.82 per hour Automotive - Information Technology Position Description: Test Analyst Support testing of Etis application. Skills Required: General testing and systems analyst skills Experience Required: Experience of testing a large application. Experience Preferred: Experience of working in a large company and working with multiple teams across different countries and time-zones. Additional Information: ** THIS POSITION IS CONFIRMED INSIDE IR35 ** 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 / Basildon

Senior Development Analyst - 54243

Senior Business Development Analyst - 54243 Basildon, Essex Rate - £22.89/ph - Inside IR35 AWR rate increase applies after 12 weeks - Rate will increase to £29.59/ph Division: Finance and Accounting Systems Position Description: EU NVI is responsible for the planning and co-ordination of EU New Vehicle Invoicing Systems Development projects across National Company locations in Europe. Projects are assigned for the vehicle invoicing application (EUROVAC) to handle complex operational, legal, statutory Accounting, and taxation requirements of the European locations (plus South Africa). The analyst will be responsible for supporting the translation of complex European, MEA & global business requirements into workable systems solutions. This involves analysis, design, specification, development, testing, implementation, user training, and documentation to cover each solution. The role involves cross brand communications with other vehicle related functions which include Sales, Finance, Taxation, Legal, Internal Control, Customs etc. Also to provide production support where required to Accounting and related functions. Core to this role is the added value focus of the Business Development Analyst through the creative and practical analysis in the identification of process improvements, commonisation of business practices, and the establishment of effective, efficient and controlled processes. The analyst will be required to communicate change to both internal and external customers at all levels to ensure common understanding as required. Skills Required: Demonstrated ability to work on own initiative and efficiently under time pressure. Excellent interpersonal skills. Candidates should demonstrate strong business acumen and customer focus. Business process design and mapping. Development of requirements and subsequent User Acceptance Testing of requirements. SQL experience especially around IBM DB2 QMF implementation of SQL. Skills Preferred: Good knowledge of Microsoft products (EXCEL/PROJECT). Use of data analytics tools such as Alteryx. Experience Required: Experience of system business development role within sales accounting / invoicing area. Experience of gathering requirements, defining change requests, creating User Acceptance Testcases and executing UAT. Experience Preferred: Sales Accounting operational experience and/or Eurovac systems knowledge. Working with agile development processes. Education Required: Business or IT based degree / Postgraduate / equivalent experience Additional Information: ** THIS POSITION IS CONFIRMED INSIDE IR35 ** 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 / Basildon

Knowledge Capture Technical Officer - 359

Knowledge Capture Technical Officer JP00000359 Location: Cranfield PAYE £16.01/hr - Inside IR35 12 month initial assignment Automotive Deliverables / KPIs / SLAs Knowledge capture packs Demonstrations/inductions On time delivery of knowledge capture packs. Description: Support design and development of appropriate knowledge management framework and solutions that fit with our business strategies, cultures and behaviours. Create capture documents and enable others through demonstrations and inductions to populate capture documents. Support publication to single source of knowledge portal. Support VQ6 team members with workload balancing and short-term cover as required. Support VQ6 Senior with "ad hoc" or injected workload requests. Qualifications, Skills and Training Requirements Able to work in a cross functional engineering environment. Ability to work under pressure, to follow processes and fulfil deadlines. Interest in knowledge management and best practice development Ability to deliver to deadlines. Ability to manage own workload. Good people skills, enjoy working within a team as well as independently. Ability to follow knowledge management framework. Provide feedback to improve operational performance. There is an assumption that the candidate will have the following: Working level with Microsoft Office Good communication and confident presentation skills Please contact James Tilley for more details - james.tilley@jonlee.co.uk 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 / Cranfield

Technical Officer - Project (357)

Technical Officer - Project Coordination - JP00000357 Location: Cranfield PAYE £16.01/hr - Inside IR35 12 month initial assignment Automotive Deliverables / KPIs / SLAs Create and present Progress Meeting reports (containing ETRS/DCRS/BOM CHECK status) with controller validation and VQ1 senior approval Create and present regular project reports. Manage company operational meeting when Controller is absent. Prepare "design admin notices" to publish company process, controller validation and VQ1 senior approval. Prepare internal job instructions with controller validation and VQ1 senior approval. Description: Manage and report project development status of new or current vehicles under her/his responsibility (documents ETRS, DCRS&BOM CHECK). Support in the development and improvement of Process. Prepare VQ1 job instructions (detail instructions on how to do process). Liaise with stakeholders. Support team in CONTROLLER absences in day-by-day operation(knowledge). Support VQ1 Senior as required with workload balancing as required. Qualifications, Skills and Training Requirements High level Microsoft office. Advanced Excel including Formulas, Marco's & pivot tables. Strong data analysis skill and availability to develop and present status. Confident presentation and communication skills. Be able to work under pressure. Strong problem solving & exceptional attention to detail. Self-manage and establish processes, issue and raise as appropriate. Have good people skills, enjoy working within a team. Ability to follow process and support deadlines. Have outstanding verbal/writing communication. Please contact James Tilley for more details - james.tilley@jonlee.co.uk 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 / Cranfield

HIL Design and Test Engineer - 54024

Powertrain HIL Rig Design and Test Engineer Ref: 54024 Rate: Up to £23.00 per hour (Inside IR35) - AWR rate increase applies after 12 weeks Contract Position based at: Basildon, Essex Position Description: Powertrain HIL rig design and test engineer. This role is responsible for the design and running of a dSpace based Powertrain HIL rig. Skills Required: Interrogate vehicle architecture documents in order to understand the design requirements of the HIL (Hardware In the Loop) simulation rig. Design and specify the HIL rig hardware. Develop and integrate the Simulink plant models that will run on the rig to simulate the vehicle behaviour. Interrogate vehicle system behaviour specification and write corresponding automated tests that will run on the HIL rig. Run the tests and debug the environment in order to sign off vehicle level control features. Understand complex vehicle and powertrain features and write automated tests to validate the features in the ECUTest test automation tool. Skills Preferred: Experience in designing and running robust software tests. Significant experience in the Matlab Simulink tool chain. Experience of control theory. Proven ability to communicate and work with others. Very fluent technical English. Understanding of SW development processes. Use of Agile tool chains e.g. JIRA, GitHub or similar. Experience Required: Significant experience in HIL rig use and development. Significant experience of vehicle systems architectures. Experience of dSpace HIL rig hardware and software tools. Experience of ATI Vision and/or ETAS INCA calibration tools. Experience of vehicle diagnostics systems. Experience using ECUTest test scripting tool or similar. Experience Preferred: Experience of writing Python scripts. Agile Software development. Education Required: Honours Bachelor’s degree in Science or Engineering discipline with 2:1 or above. Additional Information: ** THIS POSITION IS INSIDE IR35** Please contact James Tilley for more 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 / Basildon

Diesel Diagnostics Calibration Engineer - 54019

Ref: 54019 Title: Diesel Diagnostics Calibration Engineer Division: Product Development Contract Position based in: Basildon, Essex Diesel Diagnostics Calibration Engineer required to develop and sign-off diagnostics calibration for aftertreatment systems and sensors Skills Required: Demonstrated Capability of Diesel Powerpack Systems Development; Engine On-Board Diagnostics; Off-Board Diagnostics; including Urea-SCR-DOC Aftertreatment Systems and Sensors; Calibration development practices and tools; PCM Software and hardware development processes. Skills Preferred: Must be a good team player and communicator with a willingness to support the team and assist others to a shared goal Experience Required: Prior experience of Diesel Diagnostics Engine and Vehicle Programme Delivery Use of HIL Test Facility and Analytical Environments Education Required: BEng / BSc Engineering Degree UK Driving Licence required Please contact James Tilley for more 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 / Basildon

Project Manager - 54122

Project Manager - 54122 Location: Stratford, Greater London Rate - £20.84 per hour LTD rate which equals £16.47 per hour PAYE. AWR rate increase applies after 12 weeks. Automotive Position Description: Our client is currently leading a government-funded Innovate UK collaborative project that is developing a 'Data Driven Road Safety Tool' using connected car data to improve road safety. This project is is in collaboration with Loughborough University, Oxfordshire County Council, and Vivacity Labs.  We are recruiting for a Project Manager for this project. The role will involve leading a cross-functional and cross-organisation team to deliver the project successfully from both a technical and commercial perspective. The project is already established with a plan and the role will be to deliver to the plan, adjusting as new things are learned. Due to the nature of the small team, this role will require flexibility as new tasks and responsibilities will develop over time. Skills Required: This role requires skills in Project Management, Data Analysis, Business Analysis, and Microsoft Office skills. The ability to pick up and learn about new concepts and apply them within a commercial proposition. Can manage multiple priorities while working independently and collaboratively. Presentation skills to communicate innovate concepts. Skills Preferred: Prince2 qualified ArcGIS Road Safety knowledge Experience Required: Experience in project managing an innovation project. Experience of working in an environment of regularly changing priorities. In this role, your brief may be short of firm detail, but you will have experience of showing an entrepreneurial spirit to delivering on that brief. Experience Preferred: Experience in developing businesses around new or improved digital products or services. Experience of working in a government-funded project. Education Required: Ideally, you'll have a Degree, but if that's not the case (and you have experience/ skills you feel are relevant and beneficial to the role) we're interested to hear from you. Additional Information: ** THIS POSITION IS CONFIRMED INSIDE IR35** To apply for this position please send your CV to james.tilley@jonlee.co.uk 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 / Stratford

Lead Emissions Calibration Engineer

Title: Lead Emissions Calibration Engineer - 54127 Location: Basildon, Essex Contract: Competitive (Inside IR35) Division: Product Development Position Description: Lead Emissions Calibration Engineer, Gasoline EcoBoost Emissions Calibrator: Responsible for the planning and testing of all variants of EcoBoost to ensure they are compliant with market emissions targets. Skills Required: Demonstrated Capability of Gasoline Powerpack Systems Development on high complexity applications. Calibration development practices and tools. PCM Software and hardware development processes. Ability to develop and communicate emissions plans/issues with the flexibility to deliver. Strong understanding of emissions calibration and homologation for gasoline fuels including E85. Able to use ATI to flash vehicles and assess data. Skills Preferred: Must be a good team player and able to communicate well with a willingness to support the team and assist others. Experience Required: Experience of Gasoline Engine Calibration and working with Emissions. Education Required: BEng / BSc - Engineering Degree. Additional Information: ** THIS POSITION IS CONFIRMED INSIDE IR35 ** Please contact James Tilley for more 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 / Basildon

Power Supply Electronics Test Engineer

Power Supply Electronics Test Engineer Contract - Up to £24.00 per hour (PAYE) Inside IR35 Cranfield, Bedfordshire Automotive To support the Electrical & Electronic (EE) Test team with: The validation of harness, battery, alternator and power distribution electrical control systems in vehicles to design/test standards. Creation of test plans to meet with project and design milestones Creation of testing procedures, confirmation of vehicle spec and test parts required for test, includes arrangement of vehicle transportation when required Overall vehicle test technical coordination role where required (project leader) Formal reporting of test results to design sections and to upper management Ability to prioritise and multitask between multiple projects simultaneously Root cause investigation and countermeasure recommendation. Technical support to the production plant when necessary Field investigation support on occasion Some management of suppliers Supporting the achievement of COP emissions targets Deliverables / KPIs / SLAs Secure the quality of power supply systems to company standards Complete responsible validation within project milestones Qualifications, Skills and Training Requirements Be degree qualified (or equivalent) in a relevant discipline Understand electrical theory and the operation of electronic devices Understand battery/alternator theory (voltage regulation and charge/discharge balance) Have fluent written and verbal English language capability Have experience of software application into vehicle ECUs in the manufacturing environment - flashing, coding/configuration and calibration Be able to risk assess software modifications and develop appropriate test plans Understand network communications and multiple bus principles (CAN, LIN) Be able to operate CANalyzer and CANape software or similar and interpret the results Be able to follow system circuit diagrams and identify electrical connections Be able to demonstrate and have practical experience in problem solving tools and techniques Be conversant with digital oscilloscopes, and basic electrical test equipment There is an assumption that the individual will: Have relevant experience in automotive electrical and electronic development relating to harness, battery, alternator and power distribution electrical control system testing, completing a minimum of two vehicle developments, or be able to demonstrate equivalent experience Be able to demonstrate and have practical experience in problem solving tools and techniques Be conversant with digital oscilloscopes, and similar test equipment Be able to operate canalyser and interpret the results Have good written and verbal communication skills Be able to travel abroad, typically a few days to 2 weeks, but on rare occasions travel may be long distance and for up to 10 weeks Competent with PC applications. Including Microsoft Excel and Project Self motivating and self managing. Pro-active. Positive. Energetic personality and flexible regarding working practice and working hours Please contact James Tilley for more 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 / Cranfield

Powertrain Integration Design Engineer

Powertrain Integration Design Engineer Staffordshire Competitive - (Inside IR35) Contract - 3 month rolling Off Highway A Powertrain Integration Design Engineer opportunity has become available for a global manufacturer of construction equipment. As a Powertrain Design Engineer you will be looking after the installation of the engine, transmissions, axles, induction / cooling / fuel systems / after treatment systems and associated mounting systems. Ideally you will have experience of designing components in Siemens NX and Teamcentre but other suitable CAD packages will be considered. You will support prototype / production builds, associated calculations, DFMEA's, supplier sign off, engineering sign activities etc. Please contact James Tilley for more 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 / Staffordshire

SAP EWM Consultant

SAP EWM Consultant / Superuser £35 - £90 per hour - fully dependent on experience (Inside IR35)  Irlam, Manchester 6 month contract A SAP EWM Consultant / Superuser opportunity has become available for one of the world’s leading manufacturers of off-highway machinery and diesel and natural gas engines. Description:  This role includes working in SAP S4, including Advance Extended Warehouse Management, Professional Transportation Management, Hybris (C2), and Fiori.     JOB DUTIES: Provide System support and guidance to Operations and Shipping teams Drive and support Grief resolution Identify and recommend process improvement Determine and/or validate solution design, including proto-typing and configuration Deliver and/or validate process documentation as part of the template solution Documenting or reviewing test scenarios as required by new content releases or deployments Directing 3rd party providers on development, testing, and documentation Skills, experience & qualifications required - SAP EWM Consultant / Superuser Computer/information systems-related four-year College or University degree  3+ years of functional experience in Extended Warehouse Management and ECC Experience in implementation and / or use of Transportation Management advantageous   3+ years gathering business requirements, developing functional specifications, test cases, & coordinating with development teams to deliver within committed timeframes Experience in SAP SD or SAP CRM Order Management and Billing  Experience in SAP logistics or transportation management systems  Understanding of TIDAL job scheduling  Strong project leadership & management skills  To apply for this SAP EWM Consultant / Superuser position please send your CV to james.tilley@jonlee.co.uk 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 / Irlam

CO2 CV Analyst (WLTP) - 54210

CO2 CV Analyst (WLTP) Basildon, Essex Rate - £20.73 per hour LTD rate which equals £16.39 per hour PAYE. AWR rate increase applies after 12 weeks Automotive - 54210 Position Description: Worldwide Harmonised Light Vehicle Test Procedure (WLTP). CO2 Analyst required to lead emissions, homologation and regulation issues for Commercial Vehicles. Skills Required: Excel Analytical skills with attention to detail CV knowledge Self-motivation Skills Preferred: Resilience and strong desire to deliver results Experience Required: Automotive experience Commercial Vehicle Experience Application/Understanding of European Automotive Regulations Education Preferred: Degree Additional Information: ** THIS POSITION IS CONFIRMED AS INSIDE IR35** Dunton based with ability to work effectively from remote location as required. 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 / Basildon

Technical Officer - BOM (356)

Technical Officer - JP00000356 Location: Cranfield PAYE £16.01/hr - Inside IR35 12 month initial assignment Automotive Deliverables / KPIs / SLAs Provide timely & accurate Design release information to customers in line with target & commitment level. Description: Operating Bill Of Material (BOM) Engineering System. Creation & issue of Design Engineering Release Notes to downstream Depts. Provide support to Design Depts. (query resolution) in the use of our Engineering system & procedures. Generating requests to suppliers for submission of drawing/CAD information. General dept. administration. Qualifications, Skills and Training Requirements Bill Of Material experience is useful but not mandatory as full training will be provided. Able to plan and manage own workload, highly organised & understands importance of meeting deadlines. Can demonstrate ability to perform with a high level of attention to detail. Strong verbal & written communication skills. IT literacy, competent user of Microsoft PowerPoint, Excel, Word and Outlook Please contact James Tilley for more details - james.tilley@jonlee.co.uk 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 / Cranfield

Lifecycle Consultant

Lifecycle Consultant - Aftermarket Up to £36/hr - (Inside IR35) Peterborough (WFH Flex) Diesel Engines A Lifecycle Consultant opportunity has become available for one of the world’s leading manufacturers of off-highway machinery and diesel and natural gas engines. As Lifecycle Consultant you will play a key role in driving initiatives to support parts and service growth through product lifecycle for Aftermarket. You will work in a team of Life Cycle consultants and engineers with broad responsibility for helping drive processes to protect and improve aftermarket parts and legacy products with focus on the New Product Introduction phase. Job Description: This position manages large NPI (New Product Introduction) or product deletion projects to ensure aftermarket growth and deliverables are met on time, within budget, and aligned with the product strategy. You will positively impact existing processes and develop new repair options that drive parts sales, leading and influencing major initiatives to set direction for parts growth. Throughout the Lifecycle you will have responsibility for your Product group on parts branding, intellectual property, supplier agreements, design change, service, repair and overhaul. You will support the business cases and development of innovative aftermarket parts and service solutions utilising industry knowledge and expertise to drive to successful market launch. This individual will be responsible for creating total ownership cost models and producing revenue improvement analysis. You will implement new or improve existing solutions and processes, using key metrics to drive parts revenue and percentage of parts sales (POPS) growth. Responsible for managing complex global cross-divisional projects to maximize the harvest opportunity to retain customers 'in-channel' through the life of the product. You will work with all levels of management to identify and implement continuous improvement processes with measurable results. This individual will have responsibility in ensuring the service level for all parts is set correctly and reviewed to ensure maximum parts growth. You will have extensive knowledge, recognition and expertise to positively influence and educate all levels from product launch and through the entire product Life Cycle. You will work with the Engine Design, Product teams and Life Cycle Consultants to ensure Product Design reflects Aftermarket requirements. You will champion Built In Quality (BIQ) to drive activity to support future Parts growth. Qualifications: The position typically requires a college or university degree or equivalent experience in an Aftermarket environment. Prior supervisory experience is a plus. Must have the ability to learn and do statistical analysis and have basic computer skills. Skills and Experience: Ability to lead by influence and communicate at all levels of the organisation. Extensive knowledge of NPI, Product deletion, brand, design change, aftermarket systems, processes, service, repair and overhaul solutions Self-starter with excellent time management, organisation, prioritisation and change management skills. You will have extensive Life Cycle Product Management experience gained in an Aftermarket Spare Parts and/or service environment. Some knowledge of parts marketing and sales functionality would be advantageous. You will have excellent project management skills, able to work across functions such as Product Development, Engineering, Quality, Supply chain, Manufacturing, Aftermarket, and Operations. Applicants must be able to cultivate an extensive knowledge of company products, aftermarket systems, processes, service and repair and overhaul solutions. To apply for this position please send your CV to james.tilley@jonlee.co.uk 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 / Peterborough

System Support Technician - 54193 - Up to £18.04/hour PAYE

Title: System Support Technician Division: Product Development Contract Position based at: Essex Rate: - up to £22.89/hr Ltd (which equals up to £18.04/hour PAYE rate) - INSIDE IR35 Position Description: Working within the Electrified Powertrain Engineering Quality Team with responsibility of providing on-site technical support at franchised dealers to diagnose and repair HV battery packs. Key tasks as follows: Perform tear-down and root cause analysis on failed battery packs, with remote advice from the engineering team as required. Lead HV battery internal troubleshooting on live parts and support repair, commissioning, maintenance and service. Skills Required: Candidates must hold IMI Level 4 Award in Electric/Hybrid Vehicle System Repair and Replacement. Experience using the following tools is also required: Diagnostic Engineering Tool (DET), ATI, Mycanic, Canalyzer. Experience Required: Previous experience working on high voltage electrified powertrain systems in a product development or dealer environment. Education Required IMI Level 4 Award in Electric/Hybrid Vehicle System Repair and Replacement. The position will involve frequent travel within the UK. Candidates must hold a full clean UK driving licence.   To apply for this role please send your CV to james.tilley@jonlee.co.uk 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 / Basildon

System Support Technician - 54192 - Up to £16.39/hour PAYE

Title: System Support Technician Division: Product Development Contract Position based at: Essex Rate: - up to £20.73/hr Ltd (which equals up to £16.39/hour PAYE rate) - INSIDE IR35 Position Description: Working within the Electrified Powertrain Engineering Quality Team with responsibility of providing on-site technical support at franchised dealers to diagnose and repair HV battery packs. Key tasks as follows: Perform tear-down and root cause analysis on failed battery packs, with remote advice from the engineering team as required. Lead HV battery internal troubleshooting on live parts and support repair, commissioning, maintenance and service. Skills Required: Candidates must hold IMI Level 3 Award in Electric/Hybrid Vehicle System Repair and Replacement. Experience using the following tools is also required: Diagnostic Engineering Tool (DET), ATI, Mycanic, Canalyzer. Experience Required: Previous experience working on high voltage electrified powertrain systems in a product development or dealer environment. Education Required IMI Level 3 Award in Electric/Hybrid Vehicle System Repair and Replacement. The position will involve frequent travel within the UK. Candidates must hold a full clean UK driving licence.   To apply for this role please send your CV to james.tilley@jonlee.co.uk 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 / Basildon
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  • James, Last week I received the Jon Lee communication that my contract will be renewed for another year – which is fabulous! Just wanted to take the time to say thank-you properly for all your help and advice over the last year, and months in particular. I really appreciate it. Looking forward to an exciting year as I feel more confident with the systems and in my role/team. Thank-you for securing me the contract in October 2017!! All the best, Bobby

    Bobby Annan

    Candidate
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