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Justin Wainwright

Senior Consultant
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  2. justin.wainwright@jonlee.co.uk
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Justin specialises in the sourcing and placement of technical and engineering professionals across the process industries, including food and drink, pharmaceutical and automotive industries, working with a variety of organisations from large corporates to SMEs.

Having worked at Jonathan Lee Recruitment for over 18 years, he has built an excellent reputation with key clients in various industry sectors.

His focus on developing an excellent relationship with his customers is delivered by providing a quality, professional and consultative service. His extensive industry experience and strong work ethic, enables

Justin to supply his clients with closely matched candidates for every assignment, from maintenance to project and programme management positions.

Browse Justin's latest jobs

Service Sales Support Coordinator

Service / Sales Support Coordinator Automotive Testing industry. West Midlands Salary negotiable Our client, a Global Engineering Company who develop, simulate and test Automotive technology require a Service/Sales Support Coordinator. Duties of the Service / Sales Support Coordinator. - Provide sales and service support to the Customer Service Business Manager. - To establish and maintain good working relationships with customers and internal sales and service personnel. - To proactively work for the continuous improvement of the service sales team. - Gather customer requirements and specification documents. - Provide suitable information of customer budgets. - Support customers through requirement specification phase. - Align final offer documents. Skills & experience required - Service / Sales Support Coordinator: - Proficient in the use of MS Office and general I.T literacy. - Automotive or Electrical engineering background would be preferred. - Engineering qualifications would be ideal. - A solid team player showing commitment, flexibility, self-motivation and a passion for the job. Applications: We are immediately sourcing suitable candidates for this role. If you are interested please apply with your CV and covering letter, along with confirmation of your current notice period and salary expectations. Shortlisted candidates will be contacted prior to submission with further details. However, should you wish to discuss your application in the meantime, please contact Justin Wainwright on 01268 889267 or 07711 156281

Permanent / Kidderminster, Worcestershire

Key Account Manager

Key Account Manager - Aerospace Cambridgeshire Permanent Salary Negotiable A Key Account Manager is required to work for the industry leader in composite materials and industrial fabrics. Through the management and coordination of the relationship with customers and potential customers, the purpose of the role is to promote and maximise sales of the company's products. Duties of the Key Account Manager - Aerospace: Take the lead in identifying and developing initiatives for new business and new customers resulting in increased market share or market growth. Achieve and exceed the target level of sales, maintaining the planned level of profitability while working within the agreed sales expense budget. Manage relationships between the company and their customers ensuring the best possible service is provided. Provide customer support in relation to technical problems ensuring the availability of specialist support where appropriate. Provide information from your area of responsibility to ensure timely and accurate input of short, medium and long-term sales forecasting. Knowledge, Skills and Experience required - Key Account Manager - Aerospace. A degree in a relevant technical qualification. An in-depth understanding of composites including the full range of applications. A good appreciation of the business needs of customers and potential customers in the Aerospace sector. Demonstrated experience of building strong working relationships with a wide range customer's dealing with personnel at all levels. A solid career history in Technical Sales and Commercial based roles.

Permanent / Cambridge, Cambridgeshire

Technical Trainer - Equipment

Technical Trainer - Equipment Royston, Hertfordshire Manufacturing Permanent Salary negotiable. Working as a member of the learning and development team, the main purpose of the role is to deliver and support training on industrial equipment to ensure that personnel are safe and competent to complete their jobs to the required standard. Key Responsibilities for the Technical Trainer - Equipment role. Deliver training and assess competency on the use of all fork lift trucks across both sites including the recording of proof of competency and issue of access fobs & cards for the fork lifts. Deliver training and assess competency on a range of equipment and associated skills used across both sites. This includes overhead crane, electric pallet truck, breathing apparatus and Banksman. Deliver training on key maintenance processes including permit to work, LOTO and management of change. To support with the delivery of department specific training e.g. sourcing and organising technical specialist training for Engineering. Skills and experience required for the Technical Trainer - Equipment role: A background working in a training role delivering training on industrial site equipment. Relevant qualifications in training delivery, fork lift truck driving, breathing apparatus usage, overhead cranes and electric pallet trucks. Solid communication, planning and organising skills. Applications: We are immediately sourcing suitable candidates for this role. If you are interested please apply with your CV and covering letter, along with confirmation of your current notice period and salary. Alternatively, please call Justin Wainwright directly on 01268 889267

Permanent / Royston, Hertfordshire

Technical Trainer - Process

Technical Trainer - Process Engineering Royston, Hertfordshire. Manufacturing Permanent Salary negotiable. Working as a member of the learning and development team, the main purpose of the role is to deliver and support training on foundation knowledge and understanding of chemical processes. The Technical Trainer will ensure and monitor the delivery and assessment of high quality on the job training within operational areas. This all feeds into ensuring personnel are safe and competent to complete their jobs to the required standards. Key Responsibilities for the Technical Trainer - Process role. Design, create and deliver training on chemical reaction hazards with the support of the Process Safety Team. Design, create and deliver training to give operators a basic understanding of chemistry and metallurgy with the support of technical experts. Deliver 'train the trainer' training for those delivering on-the-job training in departments. Audit 'on-the-job' assessors to ensure a high quality of competency assessments is maintained. Skills and experience required for the Technical Trainer - Process role: A background working in a training role delivering training on industrial site processes. A degree or equivalent in Chemistry, Material Science Chemical Engineering or similar. Experience working in a high hazard industrial environment. Experience of assessment of competency. Solid communication, planning and organising skills. Applications: We are immediately sourcing suitable candidates for this role. If you are interested please apply with your CV and covering letter, along with confirmation of your current notice period and salary. Alternatively, please call Justin Wainwright directly on 01268 889267

Permanent / Royston, Hertfordshire

Process Engineer

Process Engineer Food Manufacturing Operations - East London Permanent Salary: Negotiable The company is a high-profile and respected brand in the food manufacturing industry. The purpose of the Process Engineer role is to support the optimisation and technical improvement of refinery operations. Responsibility will be given to identify and manage medium sized projects. The main duties of the Process Engineer role: Assist in managing the technical and plant related aspects of safety, hygiene, environment and quality consistent with company procedures to achieve continuous improvement and meet legislative and regulatory compliance. Development of systems to measure key plant technical performance and output quality standards. Provide guidance to the Shift and Area Technical Manager on the most appropriate method of resolving specific process issues. Identify non-optimal plant operation (including energy & utilities) and work with necessary departments to improve process operations. Develop systems to monitor plant performance. Identify projects to enhance safety, de-bottleneck and improve technical performance and reduce costs. Update and develop key documentation including process models, P&ID's and line lists for area of responsibility. Required skills and experience: Process Engineer A demonstrated career history working in food processing or related manufacturing operations. Educated to Degree level in Mechanical or Chemical Engineering. Knowledge of safety management systems such as risk assessments, safety auditing and permits to work etc. An understanding of quality management systems such as ISO 9002 and HACCP. A good technical understanding of process flows and unit operations. Some knowledge of automatic control systems. Applications: We are immediately sourcing suitable candidates for this role. If you are interested please apply with your CV and covering letter, along with confirmation of your current notice period and salary. Alternatively, please call Justin Wainwright directly on 01268 889267

Permanent / East London, London

Production Manager

Production Manager - Chemical Products Hertfordshire Manufacturing Permanent Reporting to the Chemical Products Production Manager, the Production Manager is accountable for the day to day running of the department including the wet/dry areas and small-scale production plants. The duties of the Production Manager role: Provide EHS leadership in order to improve processes, equipment, staff awareness and training to ensure EHS improvement and delivery against KPI's and regulatory/corporate requirements. Alongside Supply Chain teams, ensure efficient scheduling and reviewing of workload to ensure production output and delivery targets are achieved cost effectively. Work with Engineering to identify critical equipment, develop preventive maintenance and asset lifecycle care including strategic replacement of equipment. Through a focus on operational discipline, help create common and collaborative systems and procedures across Chemical Products Establish goals and objectives for self and team and implement accordingly to help support/improve job performance (experience, ability, competence). Manage the leadership of existing and future team leaders and team members with the aim of producing a pipeline of talent to meet strategic succession planning requirements. Experience & skills required for the Production Manager role: Ideally qualified to Degree level in Chemistry or Chemical Engineering based subject or equivalent experience. Experience of structured problem-solving techniques such as Six Sigma and Lean. High-level of numeracy working with systems and data, SPC control and statistical understanding would be advantageous. Good understanding of EHS management principles. Experience of implementing talent and workforce planning strategies, organisation design. Demonstrable experience of organising, prioritising and managing large teams. Able to give and receive clear and unbiased information. Adaptable and positive when faced with change. Applications: Please apply below or telephone Justin Wainwright in the meantime on 01268 889267

Permanent / Royston, Hertfordshire

Electrical and Instrument Technician

Electrical and Instrument Technician Food Manufacturing Operations - Norwich Permanent Salary: £37,000 - £42,000 (negotiable) + benefits. The company is a high-profile and respected brand in the food manufacturing industry. The purpose of the E&I Technician role is to work in partnership with the Shift Performance Manager, Electrical & Instrumentation Team Manager and shift and day based technicians to carry out planned and reactive electrical & instrumentation maintenance as required. The main duties of the Electrical and Instrument Technician role: Troubleshooting and practical fault finding on plant, instrumentation and control systems Installation of new plant or apply modifications when required. Carry out planned inspection routes on process plant and proactive maintenance. During maintenance periods, undertake maintenance activities as well as testing and commissioning plant in readiness for operations. Reporting of all engineering activities in the appropriate format into the Computer Maintenance Management System (CMMS). Making plant safe for maintenance. Required skills and experience for the Electrical and Instrument Technician role. Competent to receive and/or authorise a range of permits as required. IOSH working Safely Comprehensive technical knowledge gained through large scale, complex operational factory experience. Understanding of hazards and controls associated with a complex industrial environment and producing food and feed. ONC / HNC in Electrical Engineering or a recognised Apprenticeship. A proven track record of effective technical problem solving, fault diagnosis, maintenance and continuous improvement processes. Experience of working in a lean operating environment. Experience of working in an operational team of varying disciplines and skill levels. Ability to demonstrate practical hands on skills, competence and knowledge of maintenance activities in the food manufacturing process. Applications: We are immediately sourcing suitable candidates for this role. If you are interested please apply with your CV and covering letter, along with confirmation of your current notice period and salary. Alternatively, please call Justin Wainwright directly on 01268 889267

Permanent / Norwich, Norfolk

Test Technician

Test Technician Negotiable salary Essex Manufacturing Permanent Reporting to the Laboratory Manager, the Product Test Engineer will play a key role within the team planning and testing of products. Duties for the Test Technician role: Undertake visits to customer sites to investigate technical problems and perform commissioning. Undertake customer witnessed test programs within the laboratory. Planning, preparation and execution of tests along with subsequent analysis and results reporting. Development of test and analytical methods. On-time execution and completion of product testing and providing test reports for sign off. Skills/experience required for the Test Technician role: Ideally Degree qualified in an engineering discipline or HNC essential. A demonstrated technical or scientific background. Computational and analytical skills are essential as is report writing. LabVIEW experience desirable. A solid understanding of the importance of customer service and the explanation of test procedures and results during customer witness tests. Very motivated with a positive an 'can-do' attitude. Graduates recently qualified also considered How to Apply To apply, please do so online, attaching a copy of your CV and details of your current remuneration.

Permanent / Colchester, Essex

Quality Inspector - Manufacturing

Quality Inspector Negotiable salary Slough, Berkshire Manufacturing Permanent Reporting to the Factory Manager, the Quality Inspector will play a key role within the team to ensure safe working practices and quality of products is adhered to. The duties of the Quality Inspector role: Demonstrate safe working practices and ensure procedures are followed at all times. Represent quality with safety and hygiene teams. First review to start production, in-process confirmation and approval of raw materials. Quarantine of materials & final inspection - re-testing and release back to production. Completion of reject reports and the control of defective material (Quarantine and SCARs). Auditing supplier certificates of analysis and basic good inwards control & testing. Skills/experience required for the Quality Inspector role: A working knowledge of factory and laboratory testing & control processes. A working knowledge of all test equipment used to measure production quality and laboratory tests. Ability to input and retrieve information from databases including the internal inventory customer service systems. Basic knowledge of BRC Packaging & packaging materials & ISO9001 standards. Knowledge of root cause analysis and other quality tools. Basic word processing & use of emails. How to Apply To apply, please do so online, attaching a copy of your CV and details of your current remuneration. Alternatively, please call Justin Wainwright on his direct number 01268 889267.

Permanent / Slough, Berkshire

Purchasing Manager - Europe

Purchasing Manager - Europe Slough, Berkshire Manufacturing Permanent Salary c£50,000 - £55,000 negotiable The purpose of the Purchasing Manager role is to lead the purchasing and procurement departments for the company's two European locations. The duties for the Purchasing Manager - Europe role: Take responsibility for all regional direct and some indirect raw material categories. Take a strategic lead in developing and managing key regional supplier strategies and relationships in conjunction with internal stakeholders - Manufacturing, Production Planning, Quality Assurance, Technical and Finance. Negotiate and manage significant regional raw material contracts that include an emphasis on risk management, quality, service and continuous improvement. Lead, develop and manage the budgetary process for assigned categories and for the associated Purchase Price Variance (PPV). Communication with internal and external customers on raw material issues and major pricing variances to the operating plan. Ensure a consistent flow of raw materials to the sites to meet delivery commitments to customers for finished products. Drive process solutions and demonstrate strong Project Management skills. Supplier Relationship Management - (SRM) Skills and experience required for the Purchasing Manager - Europe role: Degree qualified in Business, Purchasing or Supply Chain. Demonstrated experience working in a similar Purchasing Manager role. A background working in the Manufacturing sector ideally in a packaging business. Strong knowledge and experience in commodity risk management. In depth understanding of ERP/MRP systems. Ability to analyse markets and financials of supply base and contract offers. Solid change management skills - an attitude and willingness to continuously improve on current processes. How to Apply To apply, please do so online, attaching a copy of your CV and details of your current remuneration. I can be contacted on my direct number for further information 01268 889267 - Justin Wainwright

Permanent / Slough, Berkshire

Production Manager - Packaging

Production Manager - Packing Food Manufacturing Operations - East London Permanent Salary: Negotiable The company is a high-profile and respected brand in the food manufacturing industry. The purpose of the role is to lead the packing area team to ensure customer expectations are met efficiently, safely and at minimum cost whilst striving for continuous improvement. The main duties of the Production Manager - Packing role: Manage department area to ensure compliance to food safety standards. Demonstrate ownership of area, including ancillary plant to ensure legislative and regulatory compliance. Develop detailed understanding of area operations and key department interfaces to drive efficiency improvements. Contribute to and assist in implementation of project activities to improve area operations - safety, quality, efficiency and new product development. Manage performance of team members through clear communication of role expectations, regular performance appraisal, addressing shortfalls and recognising good performance. Liaise with internal departments to ensure timely and accurate completion of production orders. Required skills and experience: Production Manager - Packing A demonstrated career history working in food processing or related manufacturing operations. Educated to Degree level in a relevant subject. Experience of working in continuous improvement or implementing a continuous improvement system is essential. Proven leadership skills with the ability to motivate, provide vision and be able to set clear expectations of acceptable standards. The ability to quickly gain a technical understanding to ensure safe and efficient working practices. Applications: We are immediately sourcing suitable candidates for this role. If you are interested please apply with your CV and covering letter, along with confirmation of your current notice period and salary. Alternatively, please call Justin Wainwright directly on 01268 889267

Permanent / East London, London

Maintenance Technician

Maintenance Technician - Packing Maintenance Food Manufacturing Operations- East London Permanent Salary + shift allowance + benefits The company is a high-profile and respected brand in the food manufacturing industry. The purpose of the role is to provide an effective maintenance service to all plant, and equipment used within the refining and packing areas with emphasis on improving plant availability and reliability. The main duties of the Maintenance Technician - Packing Maintenance role: To plan, schedule and agree daily/weekly workload with the Area Maintenance Leader, incorporating preventative, predictive and improvement activities. Supervise maintenance activities optimising available onsite resources and contractors to ensure expedient and high-quality repairs, servicing and improvement projects. Undertake detailed reports on component failures, generating and implementing modifications & improvements to address reliability and performance issues within the plant. Mentor, train and advise on engineering practices and maintenance issues at all levels. Meet with suppliers or potential suppliers and carry out audits & visits to supplier's premises when required. Plan plant insurance inspections liaising with the insurance inspector when required. Ensure compliance with PPE compliance at all times. Required skills and experience: Maintenance Technician - Packing Maintenance Comparable experience of maintenance within an automated continuous process environment, which includes PLC and HT systems. HNC or NVQ level 4 in an engineering discipline is essential Experience of predictive and preventative maintenance techniques and regimes. Knowledge of Health & Safety and environmental systems/procedures. Multi-skilled across a range of engineering trades. Applications: We are immediately sourcing suitable candidates for this role. If you are interested please apply with your CV and covering letter, along with confirmation of your current notice period and salary. Alternatively, please call Justin Wainwright directly on 01268 889267

Permanent / East London, London

Project Engineer

Project Engineer Food Manufacturing Operations - Norwich Permanent Salary: Negotiable The company is a high-profile and respected brand in the food manufacturing industry. The purpose of the Project Engineer role is to execute the process plan by leading and managing capital investment projects to ensure successful delivery. The main duties of the Project Engineer - role: Take responsibility for projects and ensure the time, cost and quality integrity is robust and successfully delivered through project construction and execution phases. Lead the design, contracting, construction and testing of all associated project work to meet the full capital investment submission. Select and appoint appropriate contractors for the full project life-cycle and ensuring delivery. Manage the adherence to corporate project governance procedures and processes. Implement an appropriate quality management system to ensure all project output meets stakeholder requirements. Provide Health & Safety leadership for project teams and assume responsibility for all aspects of Health & Safety. Required skills and experience: Project Engineer NEBOSH Certificated Demonstrated experience working in a similar role. A background working in the food manufacturing or allied industries. A proven record of delivering industrial projects upwards of £250k on schedule and to budget. Experience of managing cross functional teams to deliver high standards of Health & Safety. Proven financial and commercial acumen Applications: We are immediately sourcing suitable candidates for this role. If you are interested please apply with your CV and covering letter, along with confirmation of your current notice period and salary. Alternatively, please call Justin Wainwright directly on 01268 889267

Permanent / Norwich, Norfolk

Metallurgist

Metallurgist Hertfordshire Manufacturing Permanent Salary negotiable. Working in a small team of Metallurgists and Engineers, you will provide technical support to the production departments. This will include reviewing and improving existing processes to ensure the manufacture of high quality compliant products whilst minimising cost and waste. Evaluating new technologies to extend and improve manufacturing capabilities. Duties of the Metallurgist: Undertake production trials, define specifications and produce process instructions. Provide metallurgical technical support to production to resolve issues and improve processes. Advise and apply knowledge of metallurgy to make and inform decision making. Provide technical support to the commercial team advising on capabilities and customer technical queries. Analyse and report on customer rejections and returns. Undertake process development for new alloy and product variants of existing products. Prepare works costings and quotations. Skills and experience required - Metallurgist. This is an excellent opportunity for a driven individual who is looking for a career path with progression. Degree qualified in a Materials Science, Metallurgy, Engineering or relevant industrial experience. Experience in structured problem-solving techniques. The ability to plan and organise work schedules to meet deadlines.

Permanent / Hertfordshire, England