Jon Blaze


About Jon: ​I am a Director of Jonathan Lee Recruitment and Jonathan Lee Design Services.

I qualified with a BEng in Manufacturing and Business Studies from Coventry University and began my career in manufacturing engineering and health & safety working with heat transfer and power generation equipment before spending five years in process engineering, quality and engineering management roles in electronics assembly for automotive and industrial controls.

I joined Jonathan Lee in 2002 and enjoyed great success as a consultant within the manufacturing team focusing on production management, maintenance, cost engineering and a diverse range of technical and commercial disciplines. The business supported me in gaining my post graduate diploma and chartered membership of the CIPD and I went on to complete my MA in Human Resource Management before moving into a regional management role.

In 2012, I was appointed to head up all recruitment operations across the UK following which I completed the Certificate in Company Direction with the IoD. Now, having been appointed as a Director my current role is both exciting and strategic; ensuring our teams have the structure, operational framework, skills and tools required to ensure we exceed customer expectations – ultimately driving business success.

I feel that working at Jonathan Lee provides a unique opportunity to apply technical, commercial and leadership skills: “I consider it a privilege to have worked with some of the best-known brands in the world and the very best candidates the market has to offer, in an organisation whose people set the highest standards in the drive to be the customer’s first choice.”

Did you know? My first job was a Rowing Boat Attendant on the lake at Alton Towers.

​I'm skilled in recruiting for the following positions / sectors-

C Suite, Director Level and Senior Interims across Operations, Engineering, Procurement, Sales and Marketing.

Jobs by Jon

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Financial Accountant - Unique Opportunity
Staffordshire£25,000 to £100,000 dep on experience

Financial Accountants Exciting, unique and rare opportunity - exceptional individuals only Salary Ranges dependent on experience and seniority: £25k to £50k Degree to Part Qualified with 2 years+ e...

Managing Director
Coventry£100k - 120k per year + Car + Bonus + Pension + Private family health cover

Managing Director The Company My client is a leading global sheet metal processing technology business. They focus on the automation of material and data flow in cutting and bending processes with ...

Operations Manager
Essex£55k - 65k per year

Our client is a niche automotive design and vehicle builder, currently establishing a presence in the South East. The business is currently undergoing a huge period of growth, with the introduction...

HSE Facilities Manager
EssexMarket related

Our client is a niche automotive design and vehicle builder, currently establishing a presence in the South East. The business is currently undergoing a huge period of growth, with the introduction...

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