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Kevin Harris

Senior Consultant
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With more than 17 years’ experience in recruiting product development, engineering and design specialists within the automotive sector, Kevin recently returned to Jonathan Lee Recruitment after a short spell working as an in-house recruiter, managing the recruitment for a major electric vehicle programme. 

Apprentice trained and qualified to Masters level, with higher education qualifications in Mechanical Engineering, Marketing and People Management.

Kevin worked for the automotive tier 1 supplier Magneti Marelli for 14 years in the UK, France and Italy as an Application Engineer for engine management, instrumentation, driver Controls and mechatronic devices before eventually joining the team at Jonathan Lee Recruitment.

His  background in industry means he is able to fully understand complex technical recruitment needs and find the right candidates to drive innovation for our clients.

Chief Engineer - Infotainment HW/SW

Chief Engineer Infotainment Norfolk Excellent remuneration Since a recent acquisition, this household name in sports cars is undergoing a renaissance - investments in new facilities, new vehicle lines and new technologies. As such there has never been a better time to join this organisation. The infotainment department sits along side connectivity and HMI (UX/UI). It is responsible for all modules (HW & SW) including display, computers and audio & controls. What you will do: The Chief Engineer of infotainment will manage infotainment domain work and be responsible for all design and developing activity across platforms. You also need to take care of innovation related work and introduce innovation to new projects. Plan resources, assignments, department output, and budget. Enhance associate development through mentoring, training plans, goal setting, and performance appraisals. Work closely with the Director/Head of Infotainment and connectivity, managers and PMO to drive teams. Managing different teams in your area running in an effective and productive way. Analyse and create project requirements, definitions and processes with project leaders for each project. Develop project plans and effectively communicate timing and critical paths Assess needs and take initiative to determine solutions. Guide and facilitate project objectives. Facilitate a team environment. Manage different teams, making them accountable and keeping projects on target. Arrange testing resource and setup Observe and measure project performance to determine if the project is hitting the milestones and targets. Involve respective departments, engineers and suppliers in key decisions to create greater accountability. Work to eliminate impediments to the project's success. Work with all departments to ensure that goals of each team are met and expectations are communicated. Coach and assist teams with their target. Own the infotainment daily operation. Coordinate and manage external suppliers and supplier activities related to the projects What you will need: Bachelor's degree and experience in engineering, product development or project management Infotainment project management experience Project management skills Team leader skills CAD knowledge Strong written and verbal communication skills OEM/supplier Infotainment project leader or infotainment project manager or vehicle function manager What you will get: The opportunity to introduce brand new infotainment systems, features and world class processes to an exciting range of sporty vehicles Salary package that is commensurate with experience including relocation to Norfolk if required. Applications: Please apply with current CV and details on your salary package and notice period

Permanent / Norfolk, England

Infotainment - Innovation specialist

Infotainment - innovation specialist Norfolk £35,000 to £50,000 Depending on experience Recently acquired household automotive brand going through a renaissance with investment in facilities, technologies and vehicle lines. There has never been a better time to join this established and growing business. Start: ASAP Duration of contract: 52 weeks Hours: 45 per week Experienced in infotainment you will be responsible for creating technology and legal roadmaps and feature lists based on markets and competitors. You will work with Chief Engineer in connectivity, infotainment to decide what feature should be included in new model lines and the risks, costs associated with each What you need Education in SW/electronics Experience in automotive infotainment systems Understand technology trends in automotive infotainment and HMI Be able to work in the UK without sponsorship Applications: Please apply with updated CV and details of desired rate range and availability.

Contract / Norfolk, England

CNC/Manual Machinist - turning & milling

CNC/Manual Machinist - turning and milling. Location: Norfolk, Thetford Shifts: Days with half day Friday Bluechip automotive company with vigorous growth plans is seeking a machinist to join the company. What you will do: Provide machine shop support to engineering projects, production and aftersales This role provides an opportunity to work in a small specialised machine shop helping to build the future product at the development stage The role requires the candidate to be able to read engineering drawings and understand CAD data and work closely with engineers to provide support and solutions for day to day manufacturing issues The candidate will have the ability to produce the required machined parts on time, to budget and within the company's quality system within the following disciplines: Manual Lathe Operation Manual Milling Machine Operation CNC Lathe Operation CNC Milling Machine Operation All required workshop documentation maintained and completed to the required standard What you will need: Qualifications and Experience (Essential & Desirable criteria) Essential: CNC Lathe and Milling Machine programming. Knowledge and experience in using CAD/CAM Powershape and Powermill. Capable of using manual machines, Lathe, Mills, Surface and Cylindrical grinders. Proficient in using all measuring equipment within a Machine shop. Competent in understanding engineering drawings. Applications: Please apply with current CV and details of present salary and notice period. Shortlisted candidates will be contacted with further information but please contact if you wish to talk.

Permanent / Norwich, Norfolk

Systems Engineer / Functional safety

Systems Engineer / Functional Safety Engineer - Norfolk, Perm Bluechip automotive manufacturer with firm growth plan is seeking 2 off systems engineers with an emphasis on functional safety. 1 engineer is required to work at electronic device level/system level, the other at whole vehicle level. Duties will be primarily within functional safety but I am seeking a generalist who has worked within this environment rather than a specialist assesor What you will do Working with system engineers, components engineers and external suppliers, you'll design ISO 26262 compliance systems, perform system hazards and risk analysis, defining safety goals and concepts along with technical, software and hardware safety requirements. You'll work with Safety and Failure analysis, documenting analysis and recommending requirements and results off the back of this analysis. With exceptional modelling expertise and experience within functional safety practices, concept and design under ISO26262, you will manage and lead functional safety projects at both concept and analysis level. What you will need You'll need an excellent understanding of the vehicle HW SW and its main functional components. You'll also need a strong understanding of safety metrics (SPFM, LPF, PMHF), silicon devices, processors, micro-controllers and safety mechanisms. Qualifications and Experience (Essential & Desirable criteria) Essential: Strong experience in delivering automotive functional safety projects Excellent modelling (SysML/UML) and safety experience System and Software Safety development knowledge FMEA, FTA or other tools Experience using MatLab and safety analysis toolsContinue Testing description capability Applications: Please apply with current CV and details of salary and notice period. Shortlisted candidates will be contacted prior to submission withfurther details, however please contact for further information

Permanent / Norwich, Norfolk

Test Engineer- Battery Test

Battery Test Engineer Propulsion - Bedford - £Competitive salary - Permanent This is a fabulous opportunity for an ambitious Test Engineer, our client is one of Europe's leading independent technology centres for the design, engineering, test and development of automotive and propulsion systems, and a pioneer of low carbon technologies. The Battery Test Engineer will be responsible for Test Cycle and Operating condition definition and support in line with customer requirements, contributing to deliver a complete HV Battery Test Service. What you will do As Battery Test Engineer you will; Provide Engineering support for HV Battery Testing technology and operation Define Test Cycles and Operating conditions based on all Customer requirements Provide comprehensive issue diagnostics and resolution to all Test activities. Ensure high quality and timely Test results reporting to the Customer Apply Continuous Improvement techniques in all activities to ensure ever improving Facilities, processes and Test methods Own Test and Operational derived Risk Assessments Ensures safe Operating Procedures are in place for all HV Battery related activity What you will need As Battery Test Engineer; Must be able to show relevant experience in developing basic but robust software, ideally in a test environment. This could for example be Matlab/Simulink, or java programming Experience in root cause analysis e.g. 8D or similar Experienced in technical report writing Good understanding of CAN, dbc files and tools like CANalyzer or CANape Understanding of Lithium-ion Batteries (preferably Automotive) Use of electrical/electronic simulation tools (e.g. SPICE) (preferred) Ability to create and analyse simple electrical/electronic schematics. What you will get As Battery Test Engineer * A very competitive salary and benefits package. * Career progression. * The opportunity to work for a leading independent technology centre. Applications Suitably qualified and experienced Test Engineers should apply today by either calling Kevin Harris on +44 (0)1384 446108 or by emailing their CV . Please remember to add details of present salary and notice period. Shortlisted candidates will be contacted prior to submission for further details

Permanent / Bedfordshire, England

Battery Test Technician

Battery Test Technician - Bedfordshire - perm (shifts) Permanent Rolling week shift pattern Bluechip automotive test consultancy is hiring a battery test technician. This is a key position within the newly formed Battery Test team and the position will be responsible for operating the Battery Test Facility to provide a Durability testing service to clients. This service extends to round the clock cover to ensure a continuous operation and minimum prove out duration for the DUT. Responsibilities will include operation, basic setup and diagnostics including day to day maintenance of the Battery Test Cells. Role Responsibilities Operates Battery Testing Facilities Provides HV Battery preparation and strip service for Customers Day to day maintenance and housekeeping of Facilities Provides basic level of Facility breakdown diagnostics and resolution Able to complete basic Test Automation Setup and Configuration Action and follow Test and Operational derived Risk Assessments Ensures safe Operating Procedures are in place for all HV Battery related activity Ensures safe operation of DUT at all times Shift working Rolling week Criteria Qualifications HND in Engineering or equivalent preferred or large breadth of work experience in an automotive engineering laboratory, automotive repair, heavy truck repair or electronics. Please note you must have electric experience ideally high voltage. Experience Lithium Ion Batteries (preferably Automotive) Lithium Ion Battery testing (Durability and Abuse) (preferred) Powertrain testing (preferred) Some basic software skills would be an advantage (e.g. matlab/Simulink) (preferred). An understanding of CAN, dbc files and tools like Canalyser or CANape would be an advantage (preferred) Skills Aware of Electrical automotive High Voltage (to 1000V DC) connectivity techniques Able to complete Mechanical assembly and fabrication Able to complete Electrical wiring assemblies (preferred) Ability to read and understand simple electrical schematics Proficient with Microsoft Office applications and computer based file structures Physical Requirements The successful candidate is required to have manual handling experience of a load approx. 25kg activities will include bending, stooping, crouching, reaching, hand-eye coordination, and manual dexterity Personal Behaviours Willingness to learn Interest in Li-ion batteries Methodical Highly motivated Team player Good and inclusive communication skills Represents highest company standards Customer focused Other Contribute to the Build, Process definition, setup and commissioning stage of the Battery Test Facilities Flexibility to travel as and when required Full UK driving licence SC clearance or ability to achieve this (UK national with residency in the UK for the last 5 years) Willing to undergo a Criminal Disclosure check Applications: Please apply with current CV and details of present salary and notice period. Unfortunately we cannot sponsor for this position. Shortlisted candidates will be contacted with further information prior to submission. However please contact me if you have any questions.

Permanent / Bedford, Bedfordshire

Business Development Officer

Business Development Officer - automotive advanced research consultancy - Coventry Our client is a quasi academic research organisation that specialises in advanced automotive research - specifically weight reduction, autonomous vehicles (CAV), electrification technologies. It performs valuable R&D partnerships for industry OEMs, tier 1 and academic organisations. Being quasi academic, benefits are in line with academia however this also means all roles are based on a 2 year direct FTC which may be renewed. This role is technical in nature and would suit a qualified engineer with commercial acumen. What you will do: This role reports to the Business Development Manager and is part of a small team. The role is less "sales" and more "business development" ie not a cold desk. Note this role does NOT carry personal targets (team ones) and is non-commission based. It is also office based Establish and maintain relationships with current and potential customers. Analyse future project opportunities through networking, events and maintaining/developing relationships. Interpret client needs and work with internal engineers to create scope of work Set up meetings, workshops, networking events to showcase how the centre can assist potential partners Contribute to the content of proposals Manage up to 10 tenders simultaneously. responsibility stretches from target identification through to appointment of Project manager What you will need: 2i degree ideally in engineering in engineering or an analytic subject (maths, law, computing etc) plus either a commercial qualification or some commercial experience Some industry or research experience (ideally automotive) with either lightweightedness, HEV/EV, batteries (decarbonisation), autonomous vehicles (CAV). At least being able to demonstrate some knowledge of industry trends in these areas and show capability to learn quickly Excellent inter personal skills - oral and written English, making presentations, MS Office, networking Eligible to work in UK without sponsorship Willingness to travel and perhaps some out of hours working on occasion What you will get: Excellent salary and benefits package Successful company with unique brand identity Applications: Please apply with current CV and details of current salary and notice. Shortlisted candidates will be contacted with further information prior to submission. However please contact me if you require further information in the meantime.

Permanent / Coventry, West Midlands

Head of Type Approval / Head of homologation

Head of Homologation / Type Approval - Norfolk Household name in sports cars, recently acquired and going through investment and growth period. now has never been a better time to join this company. Seeking a permanent Head of Homologation/Type Approval What you will do To lead and manage the Type Approval of current and future sports car products. Ensure on time delivery of market certification for products as required by the business. Manage and maintain a process of introducing future legislation into the business. To ensure appropriate plans are maintained for legislative procedures. Ensure accuracy and quality of tests and the analysis of gathered data and conclusions. To liaise with global legislative authorities regarding technical and regulatory information related to vehicles and to be responsible for appropriate distribution of such information. What you will need: Automotive Engineering Degree. Significant experience in the field of global Type Approval is required. Management of complete technical activities. Willingness to guide others. Management of a Type Approval or legislation function. Planning skills and coordination of project activities is expected. Knowledge of Federal and China approval processes will be an advantage. Be able to work in the Uk without sponsorship What you will get: Permanent position in a growing and financially secure company Opportunity to work on Federal and China homologation of really interesting and varied products Salary package and relocation commensurate with experience Applications: Please apply with current CV and details of current salary and notice period. Shortlisted candidates will be contacted prior to submission with further details however please contact me if you have any specific questions

Permanent / Norfolk, England

Chief Engineer - connectivity

Chief Engineer- Connectivity, Norfolk Well known sports car manufacturer going through a period of investment and envigorisation is seeking a Chief Engineer on vehicle connectivity to build capability. You would be responsible for defining and specifying architecture as this is not a "carry over". It represents an opportunity to deliver something innovative and new as AI is part of this remit What you will do: Manage connectivity domain work, responsible for design and developing sports vehicle connectivity systems. Work with other partners, automotive player, technology supplier, exist eco system or start-up companies in order to set strategy/business model for connectivity. Plan resources, assignments, department output, and budget. Enhance associate development through mentoring, training plans, goal setting, and performance appraisals. Develop project plans and effectively communicate timing and critical paths Manage teams, making them accountable and keeping projects on target. Observe and measure project performance to determine if the project is hitting the milestones and targets. Own the connectivity daily operation. What you will need: Bachelor's degree and experience in engineering, product development or project management OEM/supplier connectivity project leader or Connectivity project manager or Vehicle function manager or IoT company technical manager, solution manager etc Strong written and verbal communication skills Software development knowledge What you will get: Chance to grow and manage a small team of around 10 people Opportunity to investigate and implement new solutions Halo position within the industry Growth opportunities within bigger brand

Permanent / Norfolk, England

EDS Engineer - VESYS

EDS Engineers VESYS - all levels - motorcycles - Hinckley, Leic Hinckley based motorcycle manufacturer seeking a Lead EDS engineer responsible for overall harness schematics. Previous experience is important but not necessarily on motorcycles - other vehicles will be considered What you will do Design of Electrical Distribution Systems Design and development of whole vehicle electrical circuits. High level design and specification of a wide variety of electrical / electronic components. Physical layout of wiring harness and associated electrical systems on the motorcycle. Design for EMC.  Regular liaison with project managers, manufacturing departments and chassis / powertrain / systems teams. Work with existing worldwide suppliers and identify potential new suppliers to ensure timely introduction of new components and harnesses. Review of technical reports. Continually improvement to advance design procedures, advise best practice and improve efficiency. What you will need Degree or HND in electrical/electronic engineering (or similar qualification) Be able to read both harness schematics and component level schematics and fault find Previous harness experience is required but this can be auto, aero, rail, industrial ie anyone that designs harness schematics Vesys would be very useful but other 2D schematic tools are acceptable Previous leadership experience Must be able to work in the UK indefinitely without sponsorship Desirable experience would include CAN, Preevision, What you will get Day shift position, no weekend working, 7/8 am start with early finish on Fridays (some flexitime) Competitive salary and benefits Opportunity to work on exciting motorcycles and career development Applications: Please include current CV, availability and details of current salary/desired salary. Shortlisted candidates will be contacted prior to submission to discuss the role further. Should you wish to know more, please contact 01384 397555

Permanent / Hinckley, Leicestershire

CAD Design Engineer

CAD support/checker/trainer/methodology- Norfolk, permanent Please read the following carefully I am seeking a CATIA design engineer interested in a change of role from design to CAD support/training. Specifically experience in two or more of the following are required Drawing checking (standards, quality, integrity, geometry), CAD Quality Assurance CATIA training or mentoring inc at elbow support Implementation, selection,methodology of CAD tools CATIA superuser Automotive or aerospace experience The roleis a permanent role at a household automotive company. Fresh from recent acquisition and following significant investment in facilities and vehicle lines, they are seeking to expand their CAD business systems team. What you will do As a CAD support/checker/methodology engineer you will be responsible for Support CAD processes, standards and operations Support and deliver mentoring in CAD use to users Evaluate, develop and implement new CAD products, CAD SW and CAD standards inc user groups Provide a full 2D and 3D CAD data checking service What you will need: Drawing checking (standards, quality, integrity, geometry), CAD Quality Assurance CATIA training or mentoring inc at elbow support Implementation, selection,methodology of CAD tools CATIA superuser Automotive or aerospace experience Be willing to relocate to Norfolk Be eligible to work without sponsorship on a perm basis only Have salary expectations between £35-50K Applications: Please attach a current CV and covering email detailing present salary and notice period. If you were originally from overseas, please specify your eligibility to work without sponsorship

Permanent / Norfolk, England

Lead SW developer - infotainment

Lead Engineer- Infotainment Software Development Recently acquired household automotive brand going through a renaissance with investment in facilities, technologies and vehicle lines. There has never been a better time to join this established and growing business. What you will do: Manage a small software team, responsible for design and implementing HMI and innovation concepts. As infotainment and innovation is also a part of the function, you will work together with Chief Engineer HMI to plan resources, assignments, output, and budget. Enhance associate development through mentoring, training plans, goal setting, and performance appraisals. Work closely with the Director/Head of Infotainment and connectivity, chief engineer HMI, innovation managers and PMO to drive teams. Analyse and create project requirements, software architecture, implementation detail, needed resource, needed components. Develop project plans and effectively communicate timing and critical paths. Assess needs and take initiative to determine solutions. Guide and facilitate project objectives. Facilitate a team environment. Manage different team members, making them accountable and keeping projects on target. Observe and measure project performance to determine if the project is hitting the milestones and targets. Involve respective departments, engineers and suppliers in key decisions to create greater accountability. Work to eliminate impediments to the project's success. Work with all departments to ensure that goals of each team are met and expectations are communicated. Coach and assist teams with their target. Own the software in house team daily operation. Coordinate and manage external suppliers and supplier activities related to the projects. What you will need: Bachelor's degree in CS and experience in Automotive software implementation Automotive software implementation Team Leader, Project Leader Strong written and verbal communication skills. C, Java, C++, Python, Jira OEM/supplier software team leader experience Must be highly organised and structured What you will get: Remuneration in line with your experience An opportunity to join an existing company as it starts a period of growth Opportunity to deliver new features in to vehicles. Applications: Please apply with current CV and detail of notice period and salary. Shortlisted candidates will be contacted prior to submission, please contact me if you have any questions. Please note we are unable to accept any candidates requiring sponsorship

Permanent / Norfolk, England

Lead SW validation engineer - infotainment

Lead (Software) Validation Engineer - Infotainment - Norfolk Recently acquired household automotive brand going through a renaissance with investment in facilities, technologies and vehicle lines. There has never been a better time to join this established and growing business. Start: ASAP Duration of contract: 52 weeks Hours: 45 per week Experienced validation engineer is required with a SW background to validate new automotive infotainment systems. You are responsible for making sure sports vehicle infotainment systems are fully verified from quality, attribute, function, usability and other perspectives. You also need to put the test activity plan and resource plan regarding infotainment validation. Note this role is at Lead level so it is not purely functional validation. You are expected to lead this activity. What you need Education in SW/electronics Experience in automotive infotainment systems Test case generation and validation, test harnesses, HIL test, in vehicle test and yellowboard/rigs Be able to work in the UK without sponsorship Applications: Please apply with updated CV and details of desired rate range and availability.

Contract / Norfolk, England

Senior CAD/PLM Systems & Support Engineer

Senior CAD/PLM Support and Systems Engineer Following recent acquisition and significant investment, this client is going through a renaissance. Part of this process is the update and commonisation of CAD and PLM systems (CATIA & Teamcenter) and how they are delivered and used. This role will be part of the team instrumental for support, training, setting standards and selection of new tools and methodologies. What you will do: Support in the development of current and future CAD processes, standards and operations. Support the delivery of mentoring and training to the Engineering CAD users and to develop and support CAD user groups. Lead the evaluation, development and implementation of CAD products, CAD software, CAD procedures & CAD Standards. Create CAD User Groups. CAD Standards and Procedures documents. Creation and maintenance of a full CAD Checking function for 2D drawing and 3D CAD Data. Definition and maintenance of CAD standards documentation. Building a CAD Quality Assurance function including CAD resources to validate all CAD outputs from the Engineering group. Manage CAD hardware and software utilisation across the Engineering business. Training & Mentoring: Deliver CAD system training to new starters and to mentor existing users. Training on site (with strategic partners support as required). At elbow support mentoring of existing users and new starters. Qualifications and Experience (Essential & Desirable criteria) What you will need: Essential: ONC/ HNC Design Engineering or equivalent. Design experience and Quality Checking experience in mechanical engineering. CATIA V5 knowledge and experience. Experience in Aerospace or automotive design. Desirable: Degree in Design Engineering or equivalent. Design and/or Checking experience within the Automotive Industry. CATIA V5/ V6 experience together with TeamCenter experience. Experience in training and mentoring within an engineering design group. What you will get: Bluechip automotive supplier and household name Opportunity for career development and growth Opportunity to own the delivery of new processes and systems Applications Please apply with current CV and details of present salary and notice period. Shortlisted candidates will be contacted prior to submission for further information; however if you have any question please contact me.

Permanent / Norwich, Norfolk

Homologation Engineer - motorcycles

Homologation Engineer - motorcycles - Leicester Leading motorcycle manufacturer based in Leicestershire is seeking a homologation engineer on a perm basis. This role will help spearhead the advancements into the Asian marketplace with new products. What you will do: Execute effective type approval test programs for new models, model updates and running changes. Help to devise test methodologies, including the development of cost-effective test equipment. Ensure information documents and drawings are accurate and are in line with regulatory requirements. Assist in the investigation of regulations and test procedures of the Asian marketplace What you will need: Previous homologation experience on motorcycles or similar light transport vehicles (eg quads, scooters ,L, M, N or T category vehicle) for the European Union or another major vehicle market such as the US, Japan, China or Australia Min HND in engineering What you will get: Permanent role at the leading UK sports bikes manufacturer Career development Applications: Please apply with current CV, notice period and details of present salary. Shortlisted candidates will be contacted prior to submission with further information. However please feel free to contact me with any questions.

Permanent / Hinckley, Leicestershire

Diagnostic VCAT Engineer (EOL)

EOL/in process diagnostics SW engineer (VCATS) - programing & configuration - perm - Hethel Long established household name in automotive engineering is going through a structured investment and transformation programme of facilities and products. Part of this is the introduction of a VCATS system (vehicle configuration and testing). The role will entail the programing and configuration of this SW on production/EOL stations. What you will do. Develop a comprehensive manufacturing readiness plan in relation to the systems listed. Manage all activities related to this manufacturing readiness plan through to production and beyond. Specify and assist in sourcing the hardware and related control systems that will be required within the production facility, for on line programming (SWDL), on line system testing (ECOS), off line Active safety systems testing & calibration, roll test calibration, diagnostics and fault code capture/clear. Off line rectification. Author & modify existing VCATs test scripts for the above processes. Provide ongoing support following production prototype builds, for SOP readiness, for future models, new features, cost-reduction programmes etc. What you will need: Essential Criteria: HNC/HND/Degree in Mechanical. Automotive Engineering or relevant discipline Good working knowledge of project delivery within an OEM automotive manufacturer Experience working on VCATs scripts and with EOL testing system Programming skills associated with VCATs software What you will get: Be part of a small, friendly automotive manufacturer backed by a large investor hungry to transform the brand A salary and benefits package commensurate with ex[perience Relocation assistance May consider sponsorship if a suitable EU citizen cannot be found (please specify on your application) Applications: Please apply with current CV and details of present and desired salary plus notice period. Shortlisted candidates will be contacted with further information prior to submission. However should you wish to ask any questions please feel free to contact me

Permanent / Norwich, Norfolk

Control Systems Engineers - Motorcycles

Job Title: Control Systems Engineers - Motorcycles Location: Hinkley Hinckley based motorcycle manufacturer seeking 3 off controls systems engineers. Previous experience as a systems engineer is important but not necessarily in automotive (so this may appeal to a wider audience interested in getting into automotive engineering e.g aerospace, rail or other technology industries) What you will do The objective of these roles is to elicit requirements from Product marketing, create a list of high and low level system requirements and create functional specifications that can then be managed with suppliers. Use SysML, UML or similar to capture and manage requirements and controls system architecture (low and high level) Requirements capture Creation of functional specification for electronic and software control systems Attend and manage system and safety review meetings Work closely with suppliers and support systems validation engineers Creation of safety plans What you will need Degree electronic, software or systems engineering (or similar qualification) Proficient in UML, SysML or similar Previous control systems engineering experience is required (product based) Be eligible to work in UK without sponsorship Canalyzer, matlab, Labcar, HIL/SIL are useful Be able to work in UK without sponsorship What you will get Day shift position, no weekend working, 7/8 am start with early finish on Fridays (some flexitime) Competitive salary and benefits Opportunity to work on exciting motorcycles and career development Applications: Please include current CV, availability and details of current salary/desired salary. Shortlisted candidates will be contacted prior to submission to discuss the role further. Should you wish to know more, please contact 01384 397555

Permanent / Hinckley, Leicestershire

Vehicle Assembly Technician - Customer Support Engineer

Job Title: Specialist EV vehicle assembly technician / Customer Support Engineer Location: Norfolk Remuneration: £excellent Since the acquisition by new owners, a considerable amount of investment has been made and is being made in new facilities and vehicles. The company will be going through a complete transformation and so this is an ideal opportunity to join. You will work on new state-of-the-art projects in a beautiful location. What you will do: Vehicle assembly technicians/engineers are required for brand-new, prestige vehicle. The role is a split role in that you will be working on low volume, high precision assembly AND be required to jet-off to VIP clients to support and rectify teething issues if/when required. Duties will include: build/assembly of vehicle including HEV/EV powertrain pack; all from parts attend third party premises for extensive training global support at tracks, VIP customers worldwide in order to investigate and rectify issues. This will NOT be cattle class travel What you will need: For this role we are seeking extremely high calibre individuals from F1, Formula E or similar low volume, high precision vehicle backgrounds. Must have previous HV/HEV/EV experience and be competent assembling and disassembling KERS/Hybrid/motor units Be willing to relocate for the role and be able to travel world to support clients. Be eligible to work in the UK This role could suit professional engineers who have hands-on HEV and vehicle experience but who fancy a change and challenge What you will get: Opportunity to work on high-level vehicle. Travel in style to international destinations and meet people of high net worth Extensive training at third party company Salary that reflects the high calibre nature of this role Applications: Please apply with current CV and details of present salary and availability. Shortlisted candidates will be contacted with further information prior to submission. however should you wish to discuss this role, please contact Kevin Harris

Permanent / Norwich, Norfolk

Buyer - Purchasing - Automotive

Buyer / Purchasing - Automotive - Hethel - Permanent I am seeking a junior buyer or buyer seeking to develop their skills and experience within a structured automotive environment. The role is at a long established automotive company that is a household name who are going through an unprecedented period of growth. The role is on direct parts for vehicles within the electrical commodity group What you will do: Ensure supplies are sourced efficiently and effectively. Build and maintain supplier relationships, build a cost saving workload and lead Cost Reduction exercises. * To source and procure components/services * To place and process purchase orders on behalf of the client * To liaise with internal Customers to ensure Service Satisfaction * To undertake cost-down activities as directed by the Purchasing Manager * To assess existing suppliers with the aim to reduce supplier base, unit costs and complexity * To assess prospective suppliers to reduce costs and establish better standards of quality, service provision and operational flexibility What you will need: NVQ level 4/5 Certificate in Engineering/Business Studies or equivalent CIPS. Knowledge of manufacturing technologies, processes and applications. Electrical experience would be an advantage Ability and acceptance of a degree of domestic and international travel, occasionally with little notice. Automotive experience would be an advantage but not essential Eligible to work in UK without sponsorship What you will get: A salary between £28-33Kp.a depending on experience A bluechip employer with growth potential Applications: Please apply with current CV and details of your present remuneration and notice period. Shortlisted candidates will be contacted prior to submission with further details, however should you wish to discuss your application further please contact me

Permanent / Norwich, Norfolk

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