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James Tilley

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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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RF Test Automation Engineer

It is possible that this role will last beyond April 6th 2020, when reforms to IR35 tax legislation come into effect. As a result, the role will be assessed to determine if it falls inside or outside IR35. Test Automation Engineer Malmesbury, Wiltshire, UK Contract - 6 months initial Rate - Up to £50.00 per hour LTD A RF System Test Automation Engineer is required to join a team developing and testing connected consumer products. Fantastic opportunity to join our client who design and manufacture state of the art products for a global market. Main responsibilities include: To further develop an automated test system that will characterise product WiFi and BLE performance over its dynamic range and in various combinations of modes and channels. Writing test scripts in LabVIEW to control APs, unit under test and RF equipment and record, display and analyse the test results. To apply for this position you should have some of the following: Degree in RF electronics, physics or other relevant discipline. Experience of developing RF tests using scripting in LabVIEW and other suitable languages. Formal NI qualification (CLD or above) with experience of LabVIEW OO programming with actor framework. Experience using RF test equipment. Good understanding of RF propagation and interference. In-depth knowledge of WiFi and BLE protocols and equipment. A strong ability to solve technical problems. Ability to work independently and be part of a team. Please contact James Tilley for 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 / Malmesbury

Development Engineer - Air/Fuel

Development Engineer Contract - 12 Months Peterborough Off Highway A Development Engineer opportunity has become available for one of the world’s leading manufacturers of off-highway machinery and diesel and natural gas engines. The successful applicant for this position will join the Component Engineering department and will take responsibility for development activities of components and systems for branded engine ranges, designed and manufactured by our client. Each project offers the opportunity to work on the design and development of engines intended to meet the latest emissions legislation, with world-class levels of quality and reliability. You will be part of a small, friendly team working together to deliver programmes that are critical to the long-term success of a respected, global company. Ideal candidates will have engine development experience, knowledge of IC engines and be able to plan & execute challenging tasks/projects with minimal supervision. Through this role, the successful candidate will have an excellent opportunity to take part in, and have significant responsibility for, the end-to-end design/development process for engine components and systems. To apply for this position you should have some of the following: Strong technical background (technical degree preferred in mechanical or automotive engineering) though other qualifications / experience will be considered IC engine knowledge and experience (ideally diesel and off road) Demonstrated component ownership - FMEA, DVP, APQP, Issue Resolution Previous experience of data analysis in tools such as: DIADEM, CanApe, INCA & MatLab Ability to lead and deliver problem resolution projects for engine components or systems Experience of fuel system components and or systems would be desirable but is not mandatory Calibration experience of HP and LP fuels system elements or experience with engine calibration tools would be desirable but is not mandatory 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

Functional Safety Engineer

Functional Safety Engineer Up to £60.00 per hour (LTD or Umbrella) Leicestershire, UK Automotive - Electrical and Electronic Systems A Functional Safety Engineer opportunity has become available for the UK's largest manufacturer in it's field. You will join an Electrical & Electronics Systems team to help ensure electrical systems are developed to meet our clients stringent standards and functional safety lifecycle. This is a brand new role and will present an exciting challenge supporting cross-functional teams on functional safety matters across the entire V-cycle: Process development Concept design System Design Agreement and maintenance of DIA's with worldwide suppliers Generation of safety Cases Application areas include but are not limited to engine management systems, chassis systems such as ABS, electronic suspension & body control modules, HMI systems and cyber security. To apply for this position you should have some of the following: BEng or MEng in Electrical / Electronic engineering, Systems Engineering or Safety Engineering, and proven relevant experience Experience in the ISO26262 lifecycle through concept, system, hardware and software design or the willingness to learn and undertake training Proficient in Microsoft packages including Excel, Word and Outlook Use of tools for HARA, FMEA, FTA, requirements traceability Knowledge of CAN communication Working with suppliers through a DIA Experience with PREEvision 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 / Hinckley

Electrical / Mechanical Test Technician

Electrical / Mechanical Test Technician Up to £18.00 per hour LTD Peterborough Off Highway An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Proving Test Technician to join one of the world’s leading manufacturers of off-highway machinery and diesel and natural gas engines. You will be involved in a variety of engine installation projects into off-highway machines. Primarily covering mechanical and electrical engine to machine integration, shakedown and test. Job Duties/Responsibilities may include, but are not limited to: Operate a multitude of different off-highway vehicles including but not limited to, Hydraulic Excavators, Backhoe Loaders, Telehandlers, Track Type Tractors where required. Instrument engine installations with, thermocouples, pressure transducers, speed pickups, data loggers and other instrumentation. Diagnose and fix a range of faults on both engine and machine. Work from engineering drawings (electrical, mechanical and hydraulic) Manufacture parts from drawings using in house facilities (machining, welding and fabrication and fully equipped electronics lab). Produce electrical looms to interface engine and machine. Skills, experience & qualifications you will have; Demonstrable high level of mechanical, hydraulic and electrical/electronic aptitude with a good working knowledge of engines and machines. The ability to read, comprehend and follow verbal and written instructions/procedures. The ability to work closely with others is imperative, requiring team participation to achieve the agreed objectives. A good working knowledge of instrumentation and its application. Effective communication skills to liaise with various levels of the organization. Have a fully flexible approach to the job role & responsibilities. The ability to use hand/power tools, lifting and welding equipment. Skills, experience & qualifications you may have; Good machine/engine hydraulic, electrical, mechanical and diagnostic/problem solving skills. Previous experience in maintenance repair of off-highway vehicles and/or large goods vehicles To apply for this role please contact James Tilley 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

Development Engineer - Aftertreatment

Development Engineer Peterborough Up to 12 months contract Off-Highway An opportunity for a Development Engineer has become available for one of the world’s leading manufacturers of off-highway machinery and diesel and natural gas engines. Joining the the Aftertreatment team who design, release and validate the Aftertreatment components and systems needed to ensure our client's engines meet ever more demanding emissions requirements. The Development Engineer role is particularly important as they progress though the validation of major NPI projects. The role ensures that components and systems are tested and validated so that they can deliver robust and durable products to our customers. Job Duties/Responsibilities may include, but are not limited to: Creation of test / validation plans for Aftertreatment components and systems. Prepare engineering drawings. Complete engineering design calculations, analysis, and computer simulation. Analysis of relevant data from field machines. Investigating, understanding and fixing issues found during testing and validation (NPI issues). Working collaboratively with designers to look for technical solutions. Supporting creation of design FMEAs and ongoing maintenance. Building solid relationships with key Aftertreatment suppliers. Communicate results to customers, suppliers, team members, and other business units. Contribute to the design of new products and processes. Qualifications and Experience Bachelor's Degree in an accredited Engineering, Computer Science, or Materials Science curriculum plus relevant engineering experience. Excellent analytical skills. Ability to make sketches, engineering drawings and common computations. Ability to perform details calculations to compute and establish manufacturing, construction and installation standards and specifications. Knowledge of the practical application of engineering science and technology. Previous experience with computer applications and design software related to engineering field. 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

SQL Analyst - 36438

SQL Analyst - 36438 Up to £22.71 per hour LTD Gaydon Automotive A SQL Analyst is required to join an automotive OEM. Position Description Perform analytics based on queries to the data stored in relational database such as postgreSQL and Big query Perform analysis using tools such as SQL and big query. Liaising with multiple stakeholders across the business Deliver the data analysis and prepare the reports for visual management tools such as Tableau software Reshaping the purchase analytics to support business targets Skills Required Data analytics SQL Programming Python programming Experience Required Computer science experience or a dynamic fresh graduate with programming skills. Experience Preferred Python, SQL and Data analytics 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 / Warwick

Design Development Engineer

Design Development Engineer Contract LTD - 12 Months Peterborough Off Highway A Design Development Engineer has become available for one of the world’s leading manufacturers of off-highway machinery and diesel and natural gas engines. The successful applicant for this position will join the Component Engineering department responsible for mechanical design and development of engine design for engines up to 7 litres which are used in a range of machine platforms. Each project offers the opportunity to work on the design and development of engines intended to meet the latest emissions legislation, with world-class levels of quality and reliability. Ideal candidates will have engine development experience, knowledge of IC engines and be able to plan & execute challenging tasks/projects with minimal supervision. Through this role, the successful candidate will have an excellent opportunity to take part in, and have significant responsibility for, the end-to-end design & validation process for engine components and systems. QUALIFICATIONS, SKILLS & EXPERIENCE REQUIRED: Strong technical background (technical degree preferred in mechanical or automotive engineering) though other qualifications / experience will be considered. Good understanding of IC engine systems. Development / validation experience of engine components & systems. Proven experience of strong collaboration with component suppliers, including a good understanding and application of APQP. Ability to lead and deliver problem resolution projects for engine components or systems. Working knowledge of Pro-E (CREO) 3D CAD system and Geometric Tolerancing (GD&T). Experience of running and participating in FMEA 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

Engine Test Technician

Engine Test Technician Peterborough Up to £15.50 per hour LTD Powertrain - Diesel Engines An opportunity has become available for an Engine Build/Engine Test Technician's to join one of the world’s leading manufacturer of off-highway machinery and diesel/natural gas engines. The brand is recognised worldwide and is synonymous with quality and reliability. The successful Engine Test Technician 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. Required Skills: Mechanical/electrical experience on diesel engines, such as stripping & rebuilding along with an understanding of common rail fuel systems 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. Initiative and a positive attitude to change are also essential. Qualifications required: 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

Supply Chain Consultant

Job title: Supply Chain Consultant Salary Range: Up to £27.00 per hour LTD Location: Peterborough, UK Industry: Off Highway A Supply Chain Consultant opportunity has become available for one of the world’s leading manufacturers of off-highway machinery and diesel and natural gas engines. The role will be responsible for facility performance levels to corporate targets for inventory reduction, increased inventory turns and improved order-to-delivery results. Major Job Duties and Responsibilities: Performing work to achieve corporate supply chain performance targets focused on inventory reduction, increased inventory turns and improved order-to-delivery results. Working on the deployment of the Supply Chain Planning Process, which develops the Plan for Every Part and Pull Replenishment methods for a facility. Working effectively with diverse, multi-functional teams in order to apply the supply chain planning process and leading team efforts to develop lean material flow plans for a facility, which may include implementing changes to factory floor layout and material presentation at the point of use. Gathering and analysing data on facility demand and demand variability for each part required for production. Gathering and analysing data about supplier shipping performance and variability % for each part number. Developing material flow plans for all material coming into a facility for production. Reviewing, analysing and cleaning data prior to migration it into the PFEP Web Tool. Leading the work of Supply Chain Planning Analysts in the documentation of this data into the Plan for Every Part web tool. Creating and maintaining a site level Flow Map for parts used in production. Leading deployment teams, in the execution of Pull Material Replenishment processes in a plant. Performing physical, tactical work across multiple functions to make improvements required to attain MQ or other like Certification for a Facility. Performing physical, tactical work to reduce / eliminate supply chain constraints at both the facility and value stream level, working with a cross-functional team of personnel. To apply for this position you should have some of the following: APICS CPIM or CSPC National Certification. College or university degree, preferably in Supply Chain and/or Logistics Management or Industrial Engineering. Experience with the CPS RIW and Value Stream Transformation process. Experience in the development and deployment of Supply Chain processes. Experience and knowledge of lean concepts and tools. Experience and knowledge about CPS supply chain principles, specifically those applied to pull replenishment using material replenishment tools and processes, Supply Chain Planning analytical tools, material flow and throughput efficiency. Thorough understanding of company policies and procedures and solid product knowledge. Ability to design and deploy lean systems in a highly productive environment with minimal disruption to daily requirements. Strong understanding and previous experience using common supply chain systems. Knowledge of and / or experience deploying using 6Sigma Project Management principles. Leadership skills to effectively lead supply chain improvements making the best use of available resources, while maintaining strong people focus and fulfilling the responsibilities for leading people. 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

Product Conformance Engineer

Job title: Product Conformance Engineer Salary Range: LTD - Contract Location: Peterborough Industry: Off Highway As a Product Conformance Engineer the successful candidate will support the development of of medium sized diesel engines (0.5 - 7.1L) and associated products, ensuring that product regulations are met. Working with enterprise regulatory experts, the team is responsible for providing focused regulatory guidance and conformance services. The role will suit candidates with a background in compliance, product development, validation, project management or quality and will provide the opportunity to develop an understanding of product regulations and exposure to a broad range of engineering disciplines. Focussing on all product regulations (except exhaust emissions) relating to diesel engines, batteries and hybrid drive systems. The ideal candidate will have an enthusiasm/interest in Safety along with an ability to coordinate and track projects. Responsibilities Develop an understanding of product standards relating to Diesel Engines, Batteries and Hybrid Drive Systems, across global markets. Identify and agree the appropriate interpretation of product requirements. Ensure timely completion of product compliance documentation, risk assessments, and audits. Work with engineers and project leads to identify safety hazards and compliance risks, before agreeing appropriate mitigation actions. Plan and drive activities to complete within program timelines, ensuring delivery of validation/testing, documentation of test outcomes, and technical review & sign off. Desirable Skills & Experience Knowledge of batteries, drive control systems, and functional safety. An education in engineering, with a background in product development or validation. Self-directed and capable of handling and prioritising multiple projects, with an ability to successfully lead parallel work streams to firm timing and quality targets. Strong commitment to product safety and quality, with excellent communication / influencing skills at all levels. Proven ability to build strategic working relationships, understand business constraints, and resolve conflict through compromise and consensus building. An ability and interest to review regulatory documents and engineering standards, before providing guidance to engineers and other business areas. Experience in creation of product compliance documentation or validation reports, to demonstrate product compliance, would be an advantage. 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
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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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