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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 Applications Engineer - 54036

Ref: 54036 Title: Senior Applications Engineer Rate: Up to £23.00 per hour (Inside IR35) Division: Product Development Contract Position based in: Basildon, Essex The position is for D&R engineer within the PCCN Controls team. Principal role covers the design, development, sign-off and release of the final assembly powertrain control system hardware into production. The responsibilities include - Design, analyse, verify, optimise and/or sign off components, attributes, deliverables and/or processes, which support program QFCW (Quality, Function, Cost, Weight) targets. Initiate and supervise detailed layout and design work on applicable components leading to detailed drawing information, engineering specifications and releases. Ensure that assigned components, attributes, deliverables and/or processes comply with legal, safety, programme and World-wide Component Requirements (WCR) requirements. Be familiar with and operate according to the Quality System defined in the European Powertrain Operation Quality Manual including all procedures, reference sources, mechanised systems, local procedures, local working practices and best practice engineering and quality tools. Ensure adequate specifications, quality records are defined, maintained and verification conducted to prevent product non-conformity. Support target cascade, definition process for new programs. Process powertrain calibration releases using PCCN firmware database, WERS and IVS systems. Ensure engineering changes are implemented into production by following up with supplier or internal organisations i.e. Production Plant, Manufacturing Engineering, Purchasing and Material Planning & Logistics. Support cost optimisation process (Team Value Management TVM). Write, develop, and update component system P-Diagrams, Design Failure Mode and Effects Analysis (DFMEA's), Design Verification Plans (DVPs), System Design Specifications (SDS's). Skills Required: IT Literate, FMEA, FEDE, WERS, Team Centre Experience Required: D&R experience Experience Preferred: Sensors and module applications Education Required: Engineering Degree 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

Emissions Measurement Engineer

Job Title: Emissions Measurement Systems Engineer Location: Peterborough, Cambridgeshire Rate: Up to £32.00 per hour (Inside IR35) The Emissions Measurement Systems Engineer will contribute to the successful selection/design, implementation and maintenance of equipment and processes that facilitate development of the next generation of powertrain systems. The day to day work will involve leadership and execution of projects within the team and support developing measurement techniques for future power system technology testing. The successful applicant will become a key member of the Test Facilities Engineering team, with opportunities to work on the creation and deployment of new systems, as well as the maintenance and development of current systems. Candidates will have gained the following skills and experience through previous roles: Experience of working with emissions measurement systems in an engine or vehicle test environment. Understanding of emissions instrumentation measurement techniques and working principles. Team working skills to operate effectively with engineers and technicians, ability to lead small project teams. Excellent attention to detail and a focus on quality. Emphasis on initiative and self-starting tasks with the capacity for continuous learning. Excellent communication and analytical skills, with the ability to provide concise insights, conclusions and recommendations drawn from complex technical data. An Engineering / Technical Degree or be qualified through relevant work experience. Proficient in PC operation for engineering software. PEMS testing experience. Technical knowledge of and experience working with the following systems: HORIBA MEXA7000/ONE motor exhaust gaseous analysers Sierra BG3 or other gravimetric particulate sampling systems AVL SESAM I60 or other FTIR HORIBA MEXA 2300SPCS or other solid particle counting systems AVL 415, 439 and 483 SENSORS SEMTECH DS+ PEMS or other PEMS Additional Requirements: Flexible to travel as and when required (travel shared between a small team) Must be able to travel 4-5 times per year within the EU, maximum 2 weeks each trip. Full UK driving licence 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

Senior Test & Development Engineer

Senior Test and Development Engineer Staffordshire Permanent - Competitive Off Highway An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Senior Test and Development Engineer to join a Global Off Highway OEM. You will join the Excavator Engineering team responsible for Compact, Heavy and Wheeled Excavators. The successful candidate will join a highly focused, passionate team, working on exciting new programmes to both maintain and further extend our clients Excavator range of machines; your main duties would include: Test and development of new and current product designs. Machine driving and operation, including benchmarking. Problem analysis and proposal of design solutions. Analysis, reporting and presentation of test results. Design, commissioning and operation of test rigs. Liaise with internal / external customers / departments, as required during projects. Assume responsibility for smaller projects/machine areas, dependant on experience. Product homologation and legislative conformance. Provide information for Engineering Sign Off records, DVPSOR's and Technical Construction Files. Supervision of XP resource allocated to assist with development tasks and support prototype builds. Attend design / development meetings and reviews with the Engineering Management as appropriate. About you: Degree / HND in Mechanical / Electrical Engineering or have equivalent experience. Experience in the design / development of off highway vehicles (ideally 360° Excavators). Good working knowledge of drivetrain, hydraulics and electrical / electronic systems. Enthusiastic attitude, coupled with a sense of urgency and desire to succeed. Good teamwork and communication skills with ability to influence change. Good working knowledge of data acquisition, processing and vehicle testing. 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 Recruitment are those of an Employment Agency.

Permanent / Staffordshire

Design Engineer

Design Engineer - Engines Stafford Contract - 12 months Up to £36.00 per hour (Inside IR35) Diesel Engines In this role you will have the opportunity to direct and contribute to the design and development of new product concepts and complex engineering projects. You will design and develop engine components and systems to release to production production in a manner to ensure products provide superior performance, durability, quality, optimised cost and serviceability. You will partner with and provide technical guidance to global teams and suppliers whilst contributing to the planning and delivery of projects. Job duties/responsibilities may include but are not limited to: Conceives and provides practical product design applications using complex technical principles Prepares concept, design, development, and feasibility studies of complex engineering projects Release of product designs into engineering systems to a high quality and defect free standard Leads the design, analysis, and simulation elements. Prepares and maintains personal plans and is responsible for meeting scheduled dates Acts as the lead designer by interacting with Plant locations and various engineering departments Conducts technical evaluations of major systems on competitive products. Supports product tests with prove design and prototype build up and test component/system designs Provides guidance to other engineers responsible for portions of the project to ensure schedules are met Evaluates, defines, and resolves design and manufacturing problems Uses technical expertise and product knowledge to play the leadership role in the problem resolution process when interfacing with Test and Evaluation, Service, Plant personnel, suppliers, and consultants Background / Experience Requires a bachelor or masters degree CREO - Proficient in 3D modelling/ 2D detailing APQP capability around risk mitigation tools DFMEA. Strong technical competence related to engineering calculations Must be able to demonstrate the ability to gain a mastery of complex engineering and manufacturability concepts. Teamcentre 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 / Stafford

Battery Development Engineer

Battery Development Engineer Up to £33.00 per hour (Inside IR35) Peterborough with flexibility Off Highway Our clients newly established Battery Development Team is responsible for Performance and Validation/Verification plans that deliver high quality, data driven development plans for Battery Module, Pack and Power System testing. As a Battery Performance/Validation engineer, you will have responsibility for conducting testing, development and sign off for the Battery programmes. You will work closely with the Product System Integration (PSI) engineering teams to define and deliver robust methods to achieve the Product and Technical Objectives (PO's/TO's) within the Battery Module, Pack and power system range. You will also work closely with the external test houses to ensure quality data is delivered to plan. Key Responsibilities include: Conduct and/or direct Battery Module, Pack and power system performance and validation tests Conduct and/or direct tests (including Design of Experiments), checking data quality, test result integrity and repeatability. Data analysis across multiple Conformance, Performance and Validation test protocols Write requirements, procedures, and reports and formally present on test outcomes. Collaborate with global team (GED-NA) to drive global alignment and best practices. Required qualification/skills: Bachelor's degree (or equivalent) in an accredited Engineering curriculum Battery test/development experience Excellent interpersonal skills (coaching, communication, teamwork) Excellent problem solver Experience in Battery module, pack, system level performance Experienced in the use of testbed software, calibration tools, and test data logging systems. Hands on engine testing, Battery testing and problem-solving experience Previous leadership experience (direct or in-direct) Experience with Development through New Product Introduction (NPI) Process Please call 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

Electronic Controls Engineer (Machines)

Electronic Controls Engineer (Machines) Contract - Competitive (Inside IR35) 12 Months initial contract with view to extend Peterborough - (WFH flexibility) Off Highway The successful applicant for this position will join the European Machine Systems team, who are responsible for machine control system development for all European designed machines and will be heavily involved in the design and development of the control systems. This position offers the opportunity to work on cutting edge machine control system technology (including electric vehicle platforms) for the Compact Wheel Loader. Key Responsibilities: Developing technical specifications for electronic features and integrating them into software Development and evolution of software models using Matlab Simulink and Stateflow Completion of verification testing of features Participation in FMEA development and functional safety analysis Development of test cases to enable automated HIL verification of control models Troubleshoot and resolve electronics / control system issues encountered during build and test of machines. 'Must Have' key skills and competencies for this role Good technical background (good technical degree preferred in mechanical, electronic, electrical, control systems or automotive engineering) though other qualifications / experience will be considered. Matlab Simulink and Stateflow experience Knowledge / experience of vehicle control systems and / or the development process for real-time control systems. Ability to translate customer requirements and objectives into production-ready software models. Ability to document complex technical concepts accurately and concisely. Excellent communications skills. Strong customer focus. 'Desirable' key skills and competencies for this role Demonstrated complex system engineering experience Battery/Electric vehicle knowledge/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 / Peterborough

Aftermarket Project Engineer

Aftermarket Project Engineer - Off Highway Up to £45.00 per hour (Inside IR35) Location: Wolverhampton Duration: 12 Months Job Description Drivetrain Product aftermarket Services Engineer with focus on drivetrain aftermarket parts and services growth. Developing strategy and execution plans for drivetrain, whilst maintaining alignment across the extended organisation. Working directly with the aftermarket (AFM) lead engineer, the divisional AFM leads and the enterprise drivetrain organisation. This role will report to the drivetrain Product Manager. Job Duties/Responsibilities may include, but are not limited to: Develop AFM long term strategic plans and execute short terms for revenue and margin enhancement. Ensure all parts conform to our branding strategy. Establish intellectual property and customer value necessary to protect and grow part sales Develop process to reduce customer downtime and dealer revenue through improved parts availability Establish data-based plans to grow service and repair product offerings. Implement changes to engineering and procurement data to improve accuracy of service parts offerings, including kits and alternative service replacement offerings. Assist with the creation of improvement service parts information necessary for e-commerce websites, improving customer experience and engagement. Through Market research develop parts and service solutions to improve customer and dealer engagement. Develop plans for margin improvement. Develop a process to embed all AFM improvements into new product development. Skills, experience & qualifications you will have; Experience in technical product support or technical parts marketing. Bachelor's degree in mechanical, Electrical, Aerospace, Agricultural Engineering from an accredited University. Communication skills, verbal and written, complemented by the ability to develop and deliver technical presentations. Self-starter with strong technical leadership skills. The ability to work proactively across multiple global teams. Ability to communicate technical information effectively and all levels. Off-highway machine design, development and operational experience. Ability to collect and effectively organise detailed and sometimes complex data. Understanding of technical engineering drawings. 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 / Wolverhampton

Engine Dyno Calibration Engineer - 54016

Ref: 54016 Title: Engine Dyno Calibration Engineer Division: Product Development Contract Position based in: Basildon, Essex Engine Dyno Calibration Engineer required to develop and Sign-off Engine and Powerpack Calibration Features and attributes Skills Required: Demonstrated Capability of Diesel Powerpack Systems Development; including Combustion and Airpath Systems; Knowledge of Urea-SCR-DOC; Calibration development practice 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: Test Planning and Execution using Engine and Powertrain Dyno Facilities Previous powertrain calibration experience of optimising Diesel Combustion an Airpath Systems for successful Design and Production Verification in a test cell environment Education Required: BEng / BSc Engineering Degree 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

Engine Dyno Technician - 54020

Ref: 54020 Title: Engine Dyno Technician Division: Product Development Contract Position based in: Basildon, Essex Engine Dyno Technician Interface with workshop and test facilities dept. to prepare engines for dyno testing; performance and emissions calibration development to homologation stage Ensure that calibration dynos are operating with representative engine hardware (i.e. ordering/receiving and updating of parts) Specify and arrange installation of required instrumentation with relevant workshop groups Working knowledge of the application and delivery of measurement systems and equipment Support various controlled test on various Powertrain units Accurate collection and validation of data to prove integrity Implement, monitor and document daily check point strategy for each engine/dyno; provide quality check of the data collected ¿ Initial assessment of engine performance data (i.e. perform dyno data quality check/ Gauge R&R) Liaise with supporting staff, engineers, supervisors and customers on a technical level Support implement implementation of test plans to support inter- and external-dyno team activities (e.g. providing support to durability dynos) Provide support to test area for system fault diagnosis. Skills Required: Components - specific knowledge of AVL Puma Test control system and the setting up of MEI, UUT etc. an advantage. Experience of Diesel Engines, a knowledge of their design Experienced in dealing with workshop environment/processes Sufficient knowledge and skills to enable first line fault diagnosis Experience of calibration tools an advantage Ability to organize mechanical repairs and investigative work. Good communication skills in English language, written and oral. A team player who is flexible and self-motivated with a keen interest in powertrain development. Knowledge of Dyno cell equipment and system including engine installation components; specific knowledge of AVL Puma Test control system and the setting up of MEI, UUT etc. an advantage. Sufficient knowledge and skills to enable first line fault diagnosis Experience of calibration tools 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

SW Planning Engineer (Powertrain Engine Controls) - 54024

Title: SW Planning Engineer (Powertrain Engine Controls) Ref: 54024 Rate: Up to £23.00 per hour (Inside IR35) Division: Powertrain Contract Position based at: Basildon, Essex SW Planning Engineer (Powertrain Engine Controls) The ECM (Engine Control Module) SW Planning role is a technical role to develop and maintain Diesel ECM software development delivery plans, to track and report program deliverables, and gain alignment on software content and release timing to support a variant of legacy and future commercial vehicle diesel applications. Excellent Supplier management skills are required to ensure content and timing is achieved, and the successful candidate will have a proven track record of presenting complex functional implementation plans to a senior management leadership team. Skills Required: Understanding of Software development process, EU diesel ECM software architecture and business models, and Software V cycle (development through to testing and signoff). Proven ability to work with and direct external software suppliers. Office software capabilities (Microsoft Packages). Skills Preferred: Proven ability to communicate and work effectively with others in a global context. Self-motivated with excellent team building and leadership skills. Demonstrable experience of working independently. Experience Required: Experience in software controls development. Experience of program gateway paper development and Senior management reporting. Experience with software project management software (Agile tools). Education Required: Educated to Degree level in suitable Engineering, Science or Business remit. Education Preferred: Industry recognised Project Management qualifications (e.g. Prince2, AgilePM etc.) advantageous. 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

Development Engineer - Performance & Emissions

Development Engineer - Performance & Emissions Up to £33.00 per hour (Inside IR35) Stafford Diesel Engines Our client is looking for an Experienced Engine Performance & Emissions Calibration Engineer. The successful applicant will be responsible for planning and delivering engineering activity as part of the 4000 Series diesel product development activity and the newly launched 5000 series. This role involves, engine performance calibration, analysing data and trends, root cause corrective action and validation of corrective actions. The successful applicants must be flexible as the role involves working on a wide variety of projects within a small multi skilled team. Diesel Engine Performance and Emissions calibration Mechanical verification and validation of engine components and systems Defining and managing component validation plans Coordination of day-to-day engineering activity and management of test and analysis activity Failure analysis and defect resolution using industry-standard methods Technical reporting Support to the design function is required through FMEA attendance Occasional overseas travel may be necessary as required by business needs To apply for this position you should have some of the following: Engineering Degree or other equivalent qualification/experience Experienced in engine Performance and Emissions calibration Knowledge of emissions measurement techniques, worldwide emission regulations and emissions measurement hardware. Knowledge of turbocharger matching, fuel system optimisation and control system development. PC literacy, excellent use of all MS Office components High standard of written technical reporting Diesel engine component validation experience Working knowledge of industrial diesel engine systems such as cooling, lubrication, air 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 / Stafford

Embedded Software Verification Engineer

Embedded Software Verification Engineer Peterborough, UK Up to £23.00 per hour (Inside IR35) Diesel Engines Key Responsibilities: This is a key role in the development of the Engine Control Software and entails proactively working with other Electronics team members and with development partners to: Conduct verification tests of software features to ensure the quality of released software and the overall system. Analyze the test results to find any errors. Support development and maintenance of the dSPACE Hardware-in-Loop test system and the automated verification framework including input/output components i.e sensors, and actuators to the dSpace HIL test system. Work with systems engineers to write Functional Test Procedures from Requirements and technical documents. Perform testing, verification, debugging and troubleshooting of software and calibration data To apply for this position you should have some of the following: D-Space experience (preferable) or experience with other HIL. Knowledge of software and electronics functionality. Verification experience (maybe manual or automate) Good analytical skills are desirable. Need to be proactive. Great communication and team work skills. Building strong working relationships. 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

Electronic Engine Systems Engineer

Electronic Engine Systems Engineer Up to £30.00 per hour (Inside IR35) Stafford, UK Diesel Engines An Electronic Engine Systems Engineer opportunity has become available for one of the world’s leading manufacturers of off-highway machinery and diesel and natural gas engines. Key Responsibilities: This role is the key technical support for the Electronic system. It entails proactively working with other Electronics team members and with development partners to: Provide technical support to queries related to pinouts, schematic questions, software functionality Investigate /Analyse / troubleshoot/ coordinate resolution of any reported quality issues. Support development and engine facility technical queries Raise and propose changes or improvements to components/system or processes. Create or modify software flashfiles based on approved requests and guidance from the Technical Lead. No software coding experience is necessary as this is a configuration task. Participate in, and maintain, the FMEA Maintain & develop validation test plans for both software and electronic hardware. Review and support technical publications, ensuring that systems' technical contents are relevant and correct. Create and maintain system architecture diagrams and schematics. Participate in the definition of the Electronic system architecture, and of the selection of Electronic components. To apply for this position you should have some of the following: Electronic knowledge Working knowledge of software functionality. CANape and CANalyzer - used similar tools and willing to learn. Need to be proactive. Great communication and team work skills. Building strong working relationships. 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 / Stafford

Lead Calibration Engineer - 53966

Job title: Lead Calibration Engineer - 53966 Salary Range: Up to £23.00 per hour (Inside IR35) Location: Basildon, Essex Automotive Position Description: Lead Calibration Engineer T6 Panther 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. Education Required: BEng / BSc - Engineering Degree Education Preferred: Electrical; Electronic; Mechanical; Avionics Additional Information : UK Driving Licence Travel: Potentially to EU Countries and USA 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

Calibration Engineer - 53967

Calibration Engineer - 53967 Up to £23.00 per hour (Inside IR35) Basildon, Essex Automotive Position Description: Diesel Diagnostics Calibration Engineer - 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 Education Preferred: Electrical; Electronic; Mechanical; Avionics Additional Information : Travel: Potentially to Eu Countries and USA UK Driving Licence 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

Emissions Measurement Technician

Emissions Measurement Technician Up to £20.00 per hour (Inside IR35) Peterborough Diesel Engines Reporting directly to the Engineering Section Manager, this vacancy is an installation, servicing, calibration and repair position which will contribute to the successful implementation and maintenance of engine emissions measurement equipment. The role will assist engineers in conducting technical investigations of current and future emissions measurement technologies and processes both in laboratory and field environments. Operating in a fast paced and professional technical environment, this role will provide an interesting variety of responsibilities and activities, with the opportunity to work both as part of a wider team and independently utilising initiative. Key Responsibilities: Practical, hands-on responsibility for evaluating and deploying measurement equipment Operating measurement equipment and conducting diagnostic investigations Equipment evaluation and collation/distribution of findings Total Preventative Maintenance (TPM) and calibration of emissions measurement equipment Modifications to facility plant/test rigs and equipment Evaluating new products and processes in the emissions measurement discipline Provide first line breakdown cover which will include shift work (including some weekends) Skills & Experience Required: Essential Either qualified through a technical apprenticeship with electro-mechanical bias or equivalent extensive industry experience Ability to read and understand technical drawings and schematics Desirable Previous experience of onsite PEMS testing Previous experience and theoretical knowledge of gaseous measurement systems (AVL/Horiba) to include calibration/maintenance/fault finding Previous experience of Particulate Mass and Particle Number instruments Experience of working in an engine test cell environment Understanding of Root Cause Analysis techniques and permanent corrective actions Competent in Microsoft Office Suite Full UK Driving License BTC, HNC or equivalent in an engineering discipline 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

Program Coordinator

Job title: Program Coordinator Salary Range: Up to £23.00 per hour (Inside IR35) Location: Larne, N.Ireland Industry: Off Highway A Program Coordinator opportunity has become available for one of the world’s leading manufacturers of off-highway machinery and diesel and natural gas engines. Working within the Project Management Office this role entails the facilitation of program and project workshops, work breakdown sessions, compression sessions, control meetings, and other project meetings independently. Utilize professional project management tools and techniques to manage reporting, tracking charts, checklists, and project scheduling software (MS Project) to delegate appropriately. Manage change and take active leadership in timely decision making. Manage schedules that reflect detailed information related to the changes, including effected components and functions, time lines for various stages of project completion, costs, etc. Will work with the individual team members from multiple functional disciplines (Engineering, Inventory Management, Purchasing, IT, Facility Engineering, etc) and the Customer to establish completion dates. Required Experience: Project Management experience Experienced user of Microsoft Project Experience of leading and facilitating meetings Proficient in the use of MS Office Suite, including, Word, Excel, Teams and Powerpoint. Please contact James Tilley for more information.   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 / Larne

Commercial Data Analyst

Job title: Commercial Data Analyst Salary Range: Up to £26.00 per hour (Inside IR35)  Location: Desford, Leicestershire Industry: Off Highway A Commercial Data Analyst opportunity has become available for one of the world’s leading manufacturers of off-highway machinery and diesel and natural gas engines.  You will support the Machine Product Groups by owning and maintaining select commercial and New Product Introductions (NPI) data to aid with the product development and sales of Skid Steer Loader, Compact Track Loaders, Compact Wheel Loaders and Small Wheel Loaders on a global scale. This position is the focal point for numerous Machine Product Groups commercial data, to assist with machine NPI and sales. The role is to include, but not limited to: Commercial product structure/configuration data collection, analysis and inputs Analysis of options/attachments annual usage and take rate ratios Configurator digital data collection, analysis and input Data collection and input into 'value selling tools' Background/Experience required: Degree in a relatable subject such as Engineering, Business, Economics, Technology, IT, Manufacturing, Data Analysis Intermediate to advanced excel skills Experience of Power BI 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 / Desford

Exhaust System Engineer - 53985

Title: Exhaust System Engineer 53985 Rate: Up to £20.84 (Inside IRE35) Location: Basildon, Essex Division: Powertrain Position Description: Powertrain Exhaust Sub-system Engineer, responsible for design, development and testing of exhaust metalwork systems for application in vehicles worldwide. Skills Required: Design and development of mechanical systems. A strong ability to plan and stay in control of multiple work streams and deliver to a high standard and to program timing. Project management and problem solving skills. Ability to work with minimum supervision. Desire to take on leadership responsibility for technical issues. Ability to demonstrate a `systems engineering' approach. Develop good working relationships with suppliers and internal teams. Good PC and communication skills. Working knowledge of Releasing system (WERS) and Product Development System (GPDS) an advantage. Experience Required: Candidates should have experience working in a Mechanical Engineering activity preferably in the automotive sector. Experience in component durability and NVH would be useful to the position. Experience Preferred: Experience in Exhaust system design an advantage. Education Required: Candidates must have a minimum of HND in Mechanical Engineering, ideally educated to Degree level. 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

Design/Development Engineer

Design/Development Engineer  Up to £30.00 per hour (Inside IR35) Desford, Leicestershire (WFH Flex) Off Highway/Diesel Engines A Design/Development Engineer opportunity has become available for one of the world’s leading manufacturers of off-highway machinery and diesel and natural gas engines. As an engineer on the Engine System Team the successful candidate will lead the resolution of critical customer issues and new designs as part of continuous improvement on the engine installation on small construction equipment. Major Job Duties and Responsibilities: Lead investigations into production and/or field issues to determine root causes and develop engineering solutions to resolve issues Review warranty and failure data to identify emerging issues in field populations Determine possible root causes of issues and support with warranty information and engineering knowledge Develop engineering solutions which will include design changes, manufacturing support and/or field support Plan and support the execution of validation of designs both in controlled settings and possibly with customer applications Prepare and present design reviews of proposed solutions Collaborate with supply chain engineering and manufacturing to bring solutions to market in timely and cost-efficient fashion Collaborate with engine supplier to track, resolve and communicate issues to the product groups Management of engineering changes through life cycle management Working with a global team that requires virtual collaboration Working with design resources and suppliers to rapidly implement design changes To apply for this position you should have some of the following: Understanding of design for manufacturing / design for assembly philosophies Working knowledge of solid modelling (ideally CREO and Teamcenter) General understanding of engines and engine installation, ideally in construction equipment Engineering Degree Qualification or HND with experience Creativity in generation of solutions Excellent organizational, analytical and problem solving skills 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 / Desford

Automation Engineer

Automation Engineer Up to £33.00 per hour (Inside IR35) Peterborough (WFH Flex) Off Highway - Diesel Engines As an Automation Engineer you will be responsible for the implementation of new requirements, features, improvements and bug fixes, developing our standard implementation of the FEV Morphee Automation & DAS suite, to provide a robust, maintainable and cutting-edge platform that works for all our customer's needs. You will work closely within a global team of automation developers to implement changes in the platform. You will create and maintain an organizational climate and culture which encourages innovation, collaboration, excitement, commitment and a sense of urgency towards business success. Job Duties/Responsibilities may include, but are not limited to: Automation support and development Translate customers functional requirements into technical design elements Design, development, validation and deployment of critical automation features Working directly on complex technical problems to identify root causes and develop solutions in a timely manner. Collaborate with test cell operators and development engineers to identify improvement opportunities and resolve issues Troubleshoot automation coding / scripting and system integration issues efficiently and effectively Research new technology, architectures, frameworks, and products to be incorporated into the current or future automation suite Basic Qualifications and requirements: Bachelor's (or equivalent) in an accredited Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering or Mechanical engineering degree Demonstrated relevant experience in engine/power system development/testing or test scripting/automation development in a lab environment or similar Basic coding ability and/or willingness to develop in this space. Note specific language is not so important. The key need is the ability to think through problems systematically, understand logical code structures and be able to implement changes/fixes in a robust manner. Top Candidates Will Also Have: Electronic / digital system integration experience Experience in applying automation to test facilities/labs Experience with test software FEV Morphee, AVL Puma, Vector CANape/CANalyzer, dSpace control-desk/automation-desk, ETAS Inca, DSG DaTAQ Pro, NI Labview/Veristand or similar... Strong analytical and problem-solving skills Good communication, interpersonal and collaboration skills True passion for automation and methodical engineering practices Prior experience with one or more programming languages such as C#, Python etc. 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 / Peterborough

Product Service Engineer

Product Service Engineer Up to £24.00 per hour (Inside IR35) Desford, Leicestershire Off Highway - Machines In this role you will provide support services which include investigating, troubleshooting, and diagnosing application and technical problems, followed up with restoration of service through corrective actions and permanent resolutions. This includes software and on-board hardware. Job Duties and Responsibilities: Machine and Technology hardware and software issue identification and resolution for dealers and customers. Implementation and utilization of standard support processes to respond, restore, and resolve issues. Advocate on behalf of the dealer and customer to resolve technical product issues with product development engineering. Participate in New Product Introduction (NPI) projects. Provide hands-on product expertise to complete problem analysis and provide ICA. Escalate top priority issues to team lead. Process CPI / DSN tickets to responsible parties. Communicate with dealers regarding status, problem troubleshooting, etc. Report issues within the CPI (product defect) process to assure proper resolution to ongoing issues. Create and maintain a support environment that facilitates issue diagnostics and customer connectivity. Create and report product improvement ideas including functional enhancements and supportability improvements. Product Service Engineers are responsible for resolving a high percentage of application issues, and prompt escalation to advanced engineering specialists when a quick resolution cannot be obtained. Critical Responsibilities: Support CPI project documentation and publication Support DSN for legacy products Parts tech support Typical Work of the day: Answer dealer's inquiry from Dealer Support System, emails, and phone calls. Work with engineer to resolve issues, including restoring machines to operation urgently. Use CPI process to publish technical document timely. Investigate issue on Mini hydraulic excavators and small track type tractors Investigate parts usage and storage requests to fulfill field inquiry. Education : Bachelor degree on engineering, electrical engineering is a plus. Critical Technical Skills : Understand hydraulic and electronics system. Soft Skills required: Communication, team spirit, accountable, and presentation skills. Additional information: Availability and desire to travel domestically and/or internationally on assignment at dealer locations and mine sites 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 / Desford

Stop Start Dependability Calibrator

Stop / Start Dependability Calibrator - 53920 Up to £23.00 per hour (Inside IR35) Dunton, Essex Automotive Position Description: Stop / Start Dependability Calibrator will have the following responsibilities on both Gasoline and Diesel powerpacks: Develop calibrations to meet functional safety & diagnostic requirements. Signoff validate and document process to support calibration releases. Support HIL testing and development on Stop/Start. Support problem solving and issue resolution for Stop/Start and required sensor inputs. Skills Required: Knowledge and understanding of Gasoline & Diesel technology with one year of demonstrable experience of engine development and/or calibration. Knowledge, experience and understanding of calibration processes and tools and classical control theory. Knowledge of Unit and System HIL for calibration development and experimentation. Knowledge and understanding of vehicle de-bug / fault finding. Knowledge and understanding of in vehicle networks and multiplex communications. Experience of calibration tools. Quality tools, such as 8D and FMEA. Good communication skills in English language, written and oral. Ability to get others on board with assigned tasks. A team player who is flexible and self-motivated with a keen interest in powertrain development. Full driving licence. Skills Preferred: Functional knowledge of Ati Functional knowledge on CANalyser Knowledge of ECU Tester, or similar HIL tools. Experience Required: To succeed in this role, candidates will have a background within an Engineering role and be able to demonstrate excellent communication and organisation skills. Relevant experience covering calibration, control system development or application, knowledge of combustion and diagnostics control technologies, working knowledge of Calibration guides and engine management system development process. Experience Preferred: This role requires interface with multiple functions and powerpacks. Experience in a similar cross function role would be desirable, component, base cal, feature cal and all powerpacks. Experience in hands on fault finding and repair of mechanical, electrical and communications systems / components. Education Required: Educated to Degree level in Mechanical Engineering, Electrical, Control, or similar relevant disciplines or Part way through a relevant degree, or proven track history in the industry. Education Preferred: Candidates must have good analytical, and presentation skills (oral and written) and demonstrate ability to manage large quantities of data. 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

Quality Technician

Quality Technician Up to £18.00 per hour (Inside IR35) Desford, Leicestershire (WFH Flex) Off Highway A Quality Technician is required with knowledge of fasteners and the ability to read basic engineering drawings.  Coordination role between boots on the ground and customers and suppliers. Point of contact for key customers in Europe, USA, China, India. Investigating and analysing customer defects. Liaising with inspection team that are in the warehouse to check parts – they advise what needs to be checked and what equipment needs to be used. Liaising with supplier quality engineers and design engineers. Communicate with suppliers, send notifications of defects, obtain their corrective actions. Required Qualifications: Bachelor's Degree Engineering/Manufacturing/Maintenance OR equivalent relevant experience within a role within engineering, manufacturing and/or maintenance. Working knowledge of relevant engineering, manufacturing and/or maintenance and standards and practices, including knowledge of inspection equipment. Knowledge of fasteners. Must be able to read basic engineering drawings – will come up in interviews – small components like nuts, bolts and washers etc. Personal computer skills and the ability to use standard software tools and Microsoft programs. Must be able to multitask and manage priorities and be flexible and reactive. 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 / Desford

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. The role will be looking after the install of engine, transmissions, axles, induction / cooling / fuel systems / after treatment systems and associated mounting systems. The engineer will be using Siemens NX and team centre to design components and production release so MUST have prior experience. They will also be needed to 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

Component Development Engineer

Component Development Engineer - Air OR Fuel Up to £40.00 per hour (INSIDE IR35) Peterborough (WFH flex) Diesel Engines The successful applicant for this position will join a component engineering team and will take responsibility for development activities of components and systems for branded engine ranges. Air or fuel systems knowledge REQUIRED for this role. Ideal candidates will have engine development experience, knowledge of IC engines and be able to plan & execute challenging tasks/projects with minimal supervision.  Candidates should be experienced in performing several of the below:  Technical project leadership of the delivery of engine components & systems on New Product Introduction programmes. Data analysis, development & validation of engine components and systems. Technical leadership for problem resolution on engine component and systems. Assessment and data analysis of component / system level issues. Component supplier management and collaboration. Conducting FMEA on components and systems to identify and address design risks and define validation requirements. Support field and production issues, diagnose issues to root cause, put in place containment actions, and develop permanent corrective actions. Work with suppliers and keep stakeholder informed of progress and decisions.  To apply for this position you should have 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. Demonstrated component ownership Experience of one of the following areas required: High and low pressure fuel system components and or systems. Turbocharger / Air intake components and or systems. EGR components and or systems. 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 / Peterborough

Materials Handling Technician

Materials Handling Technician Cranfield, Bedfordshire £15/hr PAYE - (Inside IR35) Automotive - Test Services & Site Facilities A Materials Handling Technician opportunity has become available for a global automotive OEM. Deliverables / KPIs / SLAs Ensure timely receipt and booking in of Test parts and vehicles. Ensure that stock is controlled using company databases. Provide excellent customer service at all times to support projects. Use skills to provide support to other sections as required. Working within the Research and Development team, the individual will be responsible for the following: Receipt of Goods In & Out, to include receiving & loading/unloading of test vehicles and parts in a timely manner. Liaise with Customer groups to advise of vehicle and parts arrival. Pick test parts from Stores for use by test groups. Learn bespoke computer systems required to fulfil this role. Support the Team Leader to meet Stores KPI's to ensure performance of the department. Support section management to maintain Health & Safety. Work with the team to identify opportunities to improve efficiency and capture knowledge. Qualifications, Skills and Training Requirements FLT licence with 2+ years' experience. Minimum 2 years' experience in a Vehicle Logistics/Materials Handling/Stores/Goods Inwards & Outwards environment. Experience of using computer packages in day to day work. There is an assumption that the individual will have the following skills and experience: Excellent organisational skills. Strong attention to detail. Be able to manage and prioritise their own workload. A team player with a 'can do' attitude. Driving Licence. Please get in touch with 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
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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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