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Lee Elwell

Principal Consultant - Energy
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Lee leads our specialist energy recruitment team, sourcing engineering, manufacturing and commercial professionals across the energy sectors, including in electrification and infrastructure, power generation, nuclear, water and renewable energy.

With a real dedication to delivering exemplary service, Lee’s passion for the industry and his experience of delivering services to major build projects in the UK, Europe and the Middle East, means that he understands the client’s business and the wider market; expertise he employs to design and deliver the most appropriate solution to meet your staffing needs.

Lee has delivered functional recruitment for a wide variety of roles, from skilled workers through to senior management appointments. It is this experience and his consultative, partnership approach which allows him to form long lasting relationships with clients and candidates.

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Mechanical Fitter

Role: Mechanical Fitter (3 Month Fixed Term Contract) Location: Dudley Salary: £29,218 p/a Overview: · We are currently recruiting for a Mechanical Fitter to work on shift for our client in the Stoke area, the role will be contributing to the preventative maintenance and defect rectification on all plant and equipment. · The role will also provide a mechanical fitting service throughout the Plant while implementing a culture of continuous improvement Shift Pattern: Working Days: 7 days on, 2 days off, 3 days on, 2 days off. Duties and Key Responsibilities: - Carry out planned maintenance activities in accordance with the maintenance schedule and report any irregularities. - In the absence of the Maintenance Chargehand and the Maintenance Manager, liaise with the Operations department each morning, review the overnight log entries, and assign work priority as required. - In the absence of the Maintenance Chargehand and the Maintenance Manager, ensure all work either planned or reactive is safety assessed before work commences and safety standards are maintained throughout. - In the absence of the Maintenance Chargehand and the Maintenance Manager, produce job plans including, and own method statements. - In the absence of the Maintenance Chargehand and the Maintenance Manager, liaise with contractors accepting and signing for completed work. - Maintain and test all mechanical systems. - Assist in the Implementation and monitoring of a preventative maintenance schedule. - Assist in completing the scheduled operations programme for proving plant securities and equipment changeover routines, while ensuring tests are carried out and successful results recorded on Altair or job sheet - Effectively react to changes in circumstances and unplanned emergencies in relation to Plant and equipment in a safe and efficient manner. Overtime working may be requested. - Assist other maintenance personnel as required. - Assist, prepare and liaise with contractors as the need arises. - Assist in the preparation of the planned outage using excel template, Altair or any other support provided. - Report any jobs and finding on Altair, report to the plant manager any emergency job. - Use of workshop tools, hand tools, power hand tools, lifting equipment, etc. - Carry out minor welding repair when required. - At all times carry communication devices two-way radios to facilitate immediate response to emergencies. - Ensure plant cleaning schedules are fulfilled to a satisfactory standard. - Source, order and purchase spare parts within allocated budget limits. - Report when stock levels are at re-order level for all items of spares and consumables. - The jobholder will also be required to carry out other ad hoc duties that are necessary. H&S: · Demonstrate safe working practices in line with the Company's Health and Safety procedures/policy and all Company policies. · Active involvement in fire drills and evacuation exercises. · Reporting to the relevant levels of management any contravention of statutory and MESE Safe working practices, this includes reporting accidents and incidents. · Work within the requirements of the Company's Permit to Work (PTW) system. · Highlight any necessary changes required within Plant Operating Instructions (POI's), and Risk Assessments. · Build and maintain strong working relationships with all departments. · C&G/NVQ level 3 in mechanical engineering, a recognised apprenticeship, HNC/BTEC/ONC · Ability to read technical drawings. · Ability to work on own initiative, attention to detail with the ability to effectively interpret data and knowledge of fault-finding. · Basic IT skills, primarily in Microsoft Word and Excel · Additional skill also advantageous · IOSH working safely · Working at height · Confined space awareness · Fork lift truck and MEWP licence · Current full driving licence · Abrasive wheels If you are interested in applying for this role or would like more information please contact Lee Elwell on 01384 446 154 (Direct Line) or 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. 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 / Stoke-on-Trent

Design Engineering Manager

Title: Design Manager Location: Warwickshire Industry: Nuclear Salary: £Negotiable Overview: We are currently recruiting for an hands on Design Manager for our client’s new site in the West Midlands area. The role will be responsible for the oversight and successful execution of design engineering projects, technical tender preparations and tender design estimates to schedule and within budget. Additionally, with the Engineering & Projects Director, responsible for the management, development and recruitment of the Company’s West Midlands based engineering resource. The role will be hands on and working with hand calculations along with managing the team and supporting with the documentations. Reporting relationship: Engineering and Projects Director Key Supports: Engineering and Projects Director Engineering Manager Head of Projects Principal Engineers, Senior Engineers, Engineers Project Managers/Engineers Proposals Engineers Key Aims & Objectives: Management of the engineering resource under the direction of the Engineering & Projects Director and in consultation with the Head of Projects Development and recruitment of the West Midlands based engineering resource, potentially including interns and apprentices Management of the technical delivery of a suite of projects to programme and budget Peer review of concept designs, 3D CAD scheme designs, detailed manufacturing drawings and design substantiation by hand calculations. Prime Responsibilities and Duties: Day to day management of the technical aspects of projects Day to day management of the Company’s West Midlands based technical resource Production of the technical aspects and estimates for tenders Peer review of engineering output Substantiation (by hand calculation) of engineering designs Development and recruitment of the engineering resource Job Description – Engineering Manager: The ability to be a hands-on SolidWorks design asset if, and when, required. Assist in general clerical and administrative duties to ensure the smooth running of the West Midlands Engineering Department. Required Skills: Demonstrable track record in engineering design management Demonstrable track record in people management, recruitment, motivation and development Demonstrable track record in engineering design using SolidWorks or similar 3D CAD Technical and commercial acumen Very strong mechanical engineering (or similar) background Exposure to, and understanding of, a wide range of manufacturing processes Qualifications: Minimum of a Degree, HNC/HND in Mechanical Engineering or similar Chartered Engineer IMechE, ideally a fellow is highly desirable Significant experience and references in engineering activities in a highly regulated environment If you are interested in applying for this role or would like more information please contact Lee Elwell on 01384 446 154 (Direct Line) or 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. 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 / Hatton

Senior Engineer (Mechanical)

Title: Senior Engineer (Mechanical) Location:Orpington Salary: £45,000 p/a Overview: We are currently looking for a Senior Mechanical Engineer to join our clients expanding MEP and Sustainability Team, the role will be working in Orpington and will be working with a wide range of projects including; residential, mixed-use, commercial, industrial and educational. Duties & Responsibilities: Independent management of projects from initial brief to completion. Attend meetings with clients and multidisciplinary design teams as M&E project lead. Work independently and as part of the internal team to deliver projects. Work with a range of client organisations, including; housing associations, local authorities, registered social landlords, private developers, main contractors, M&E sub-contractors. Liaise with and manage an internal team of engineers, CAD technicians and sustainability assessors to deliver projects. Develop and present project design proposals to a client following the external brief and internal discussions so that client requirements are met, acting as either lead internal consultant or as member of a team. Undertake project surveys including; site inspections, stock condition, refurbishment, performance evaluations, etc. Prepare high quality output information including; technical specifications, designs, drawings, equipment schedules, survey reports, and contract documentation. Work with the internal senior team to develop the M&E group resource and workloads. Develop new opportunities for the M&E team within the current client base and establish new client contacts. Work in collaboration with the multidisciplinary teams. Minimum Candidate Requirements: Education, hold a bachelor’s degree or higher in mechanical engineering or building services engineering. Experience, a minimum of 5 years’ experience in a similar consultancy role. Project History, have extensive experience of delivering large scale residential and/or mixed-use projects with heat networks and low carbon technologies. Standards of Practice, you are expected to maintain a high level of professional and engineering standards and observe the legal requirements and professional guidelines of the relative professional bodies Professional Bodies, you are expected to be registered and maintain registration with the Engineering Council which will be reimbursed. Continuing professional development, you will be required to keep up-to-date with developments in Engineering through undertaking continuing professional development on a regular basis. Benefits: Hours: 09.00 - 17.00, Monday to Friday Holidays: From 24 days per annum, rising to 30 days depending on length of service Pension: Excellent contributory pension Benefits: Life assurance Training: The Practice is keen to assist individuals in developing work related professional interests. and takes training seriously, providing practical and financial assistance to all personnel. If you are interested in applying for this role or would like more information please contact Lee Elwell on 01384 446 154 (Direct Line) or 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. 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 / Orpington

Electrician

Job Title: Electrician Location: Dudley Salary: £29,500 Overview: We are currently recruiting for an experienced electrician who can contribute to the planned preventative maintenance programme and to defect rectification on plant and equipment. To provide an electrical engineering service throughout the Plant while implementing a culture of continuous improvement. Key Duties: Duties to include but not be exclusive to: Carry out planned maintenance in accordance with the maintenance schedule and report any irregularities. 415kv 3 Phase system Complete report sheets in the absence of the maintenance manager. Interact with operations personnel in regards to fault finding, test, modification to process requirements, updating of drawings, and carry out defect rectification in line with the defect reporting system. To carry out high voltage (HV) isolations and high voltage earthing (if authorised) while maintaining an accurate switching log. Liaise with the Local Electricity Authority (Area Board) in all matters concerning the operation of electricity generator, including high voltage switching, (if authorised). Complete isolations necessary for the company permit to work system in conjunction with maintenance and operations requests. Test and maintain all electrical protection systems and alarms. Actively react to changes in circumstances and unplanned emergencies in relation to Plant and equipment. To assist other maintenance personnel as required. Working at Height and in confined spaces. Ensure plant cleaning schedules are fulfilled to a satisfactory standard. Report when stock levels are at re-order level for all items of spares and consumables Competencies: Attention to detail with the ability to effectively interpret data, and knowledge of fault finding. Ability to work under pressure and take on additional duties when required. Ability to work on own initiative. HNC/BTEC/ONC in Electrical Engineering. HV experience/training desirable. City and Guilds 236, parts 1 and 2 in Electrical Installation is highly desirable. Knowledge and/or experience of power generation and industrial electrical systems. Ability to read electrical drawings. 17th or 18th Edition knowledge would be advantageous. Working Hours: The shift pattern works to 7 days on – 2 days off – 3 days on – 2 days off Overtime available an 1.5x If you are interested in applying for this role or would like more information please contact Rob Johnson on 01384 446 160 (Direct Line) or 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. 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 / Dudley

Senior Design Engineer

Job Title: Mechanical Design Engineer Location: Stoke-on-Trent Permanent Salary: Negotiable Dependant on Experience Overview: We are currently recruiting fora Mechanical Design Engineer to work for our client at their site in Stoke-on-Trent. In these roles the suitable engineer will be instrumental in producing and issuing designs using 3D modelling software (Inventor) The role will be working collaboratively across the business and the work with involve designing mechanical products, such as valves, penstocks, distributors and other water treatment products to client specifications and latest ISO standards. Responsibilities: There are many exciting projects ahead of the business to drive efficiency and support the move towards full parametric design and the implementation of BIM modelling Mechanical design of flow control equipment, screening machinery and rotary equipment. Producing general arrangement drawings, detail designs, bills of materials, support calculations and documentation. Liaison with manufacturing to understand CAD/CAM processes and develop programs, tooling and jigs. Develop new and existing designs considering new materials and process methodologies. Investigate improvements in the design or engineering capability of existing products. Liaison with third party suppliers of software and technology to promote best practice. Work as a team to promote continuous improvement processes for product design and manufacture. The role will involve some travel to customers, manufacturing facilities, software suppliers, universities. Qualifications / Experience: Analytical & diagnostic skills High standard in computer literacy Good communication, presentation and written skills Accuracy and attention to detail Project Management Design, Value Engineering Principles and Material Flow Analysis CAD/CAM/CAE and simulation techniques. Knowledge of MRP/ERP systems Knowledge of the properties, characteristics and processing behaviour of a variety of materials. If you are interested in applying for this role or would like more information please contact Lee Elwell on 01384 446 154 (Direct Line) or 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. 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 / Stoke-on-Trent

Technical Sales Engineer

Role: Technical Sales Engineer Location: Crawley Salary: £Competitive + Bonus Scheme + Benefits Package Overview: We are currently recruiting for a Technical Sales Engineer for our client at their site in Crawley, the primary objective of the role is to provide technical sales support for routine enquiries for our client’s technology products function. The role will also be involved in providing support for local contract management of projects during busy periods and periods of absence. Duties: Preparation and negotiation of sales proposals according to company rules and procedures. Support for sales team by provision of high quality, timely response to any enquiries generated Liaison with key suppliers with respect to pricing and delivery lead times etc Contract review and management of projects (as required) from bid stage through purchase order to final delivery, including contractual communications with customers (internal and external) in compliance with quality manual Input and maintenance of records on project tracking software as required Contribution to sales meetings Personal management of priorities and workload Provide reports on customer satisfaction on a routine basis according to company quality procedures Ideal Candidate: Ideally a technical background within an engineering discipline Awareness of commercial systems and procedures including terms of contract, logistics and documentation Experience in technical sales familiarity with CAD software Familiarity with use of customer relationship management systems Demonstrated effectiveness in interpersonal relations, especially as required in working with employees and demonstrating patience, diplomacy and maturity in responding to questions and resolving problems/issues that arise Proficiency in the use of personal computers, including word-processing, spreadsheet, presentation software, and database applications Some experience within the process engineering industries and relevant industry standards would be beneficial Acting deputy to Contracts Manager – requires understanding of: Logistics and shipping, Preparation of drawings, Project documentation and Invoicing and accounts procedures Benefits: 33 days holiday (inclusive of bank holidays) + service days Defined contribution pension scheme Employee Assistance Program Access to a wide range of discounts on Everyday Shopping, Entertainment and Lifestyle Flexible working Onsite car parking Long service awards If you are interested in applying for this role or would like more information please contact Lee Elwell on 01384 446 154 (Direct Line) or 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. 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 / Crawley

Payroll & HR Assistant

Role: Payroll/HR Admin Location: Wolverhampton (with travel to other sites) Salary: £17,763.00 p/a (25 hours per week) Overview: We are currently recruiting for a part time Payroll Admin and HR assistant to work for our client’s site in Wolverhampton, the role will include travel to their other sites across the UK. The role will cover all elements of Payroll, Pension, HR and Admin duties and is working on a 25 hours a week basis and would suit someone who is looking for part time opportunities. The Role: Payroll Activities: On a monthly basis process payroll using their internal system including Microsoft Excel, Pegasus Opera 3 and Pegasus CIS. On a weekly basis process payroll for Weekly paid employees. Systems used include Microsoft Excel, Pegasus Opera 3 and Pegasus CIS. Calculation of overtime, deductions, sick pay, bonuses, subsistence allowance, maternity pay, acting up allowances and termination of payments on a monthly/weekly basis. Filling Reports to HMRC for PAYE and RTI Complete and return reports in accordance with specified deadlines to French Head Office. Make payments to HMRC. Dealing with regular holiday forms, absence forms, overtime sheets and expenses, these all need to be well managed and logged on system. Create and post finance Journals monthly and weekly. Creating and posting payslips to send out weekly and monthly to all UK staff. Pension: Manage the pension deductions and report on payroll information to the HR Payroll Officer Ensure that any incoming queries are resolved promptly and satisfactorily. Payroll Administration: Audit employee information annually Enter correct information for new starters on personal files and payroll system. Human Resources and Ad Hoc Duties: Assist managers with shortlisting and the interview process Maintain electronic and manual files. Provide accurate records and produce management reports as required. Provide confidential assistance to managers and employees as required, in matters such as but not exclusively; investigation, disciplinary and grievance, absence management and return to work interviews. Ensure that the Opera Pegasus HR system and HR server is kept up to date at all times. Undertake any other tasks, which may reasonably be requested from time to time by the company. Attend, as necessary appropriate training courses. Assist if necessary, with other group companies. Demonstrate safe working practices in line with the Company’s Health and Safety policy and procedures. Reporting to the relevant levels of management any contravention of statutory and companies safe working practices, this includes reporting accidents and incidents Personal Specification: Demonstrated payroll processing experience The ability to manage confidential matters. Working successfully as part of a team. Strong organisational skills and ability to multitask. Knowledge of and ability to use Word, Excel, Pegasus Opera 3 and Pegasus Opera CIS. Numerical ability and data entry skills. Excellent written and spoken communication and interpersonal skills. Attention to detail. Ability to work to deadlines. Understanding of payroll legislation and processes ie. tax, superannuation. Must hold a valid UK driving license Other Competencies (Not essential): Knowledge of TUPE Construction Industry Scheme If you are interested in applying for this role or would like more information please contact Lee Elwell on 01384 446 154 (Direct Line) or 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. 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 / Wolverhampton

Plant Manager

Role: Plant Manager Location: Rotherham Salary: £Negotiable Overview: We are currently recruiting for a Plant Manager for a renewable facility in Rotherham, the position will be overseeing all commercial and technical activities on the plant, and manage the day to day running activities of the facility, this would suit someone who has been previously working within renewable sector in particular biomass. The Role: The Plant Manager / General Manager will oversee the commercial and technical performance of their Power Plant facility on behalf of its owner. In this role, the Plant Manager / General Manager will ensure that key contracts such as the Fuel Supply Agreement, O&M Contract, Power Purchase Agreement and other offtake arrangements are correctly administered and will liaise with all contractual counter parties in that regard. The Plant Manager / General Manager will also act on behalf of the owner in its relations with local stakeholders and regulatory bodies such as the Environment Agency and Ofgem (the plant earns income under the Renewables Obligation). As well as these day to day activities, the General Manager can be expected to engage with the EPC Contractor on matters arising from post-commissioning engineering works and to engage in the development of capital projects aimed at enhancing the projects environmental and economic credentials (e.g. options for district heating). Tasks & Responsibilities: Reporting to the Managing Director, the General Manager will be responsible for managing the day to day operations of the Plant facility. The Plant Manager / General Manager will work with the Manging Director to establish the employer's systems and processes which will be required to manage regulatory interfaces, O&M, fuel supply, power purchase agreement and ash disposal contracts during operation. Provide leadership in safety throughout the company's business, supporting the O&M Contractor, Fuel Supplier and other site-based Contractors to establish industry leading safe systems of work and safety culture through commissioning and into operations and then to constantly improve on these through the operational phase of the project. Working with the Managing Director, discharge of the employer's accountabilities under the main plant contracts (including the O&M Contract, the Fuel Supply Agreement and the Ash Removal Contract), the Grid Connection Agreement and the Permits and co-ordinate the activities of the O&M Contractor, the Fuel Supplier and TBPP's other main Contractors. Encourage, monitor and support performance initiatives by the O&M Contractor and ensure its compliance with the O&M Contract and continuous improvement. Establish and manage relationships with TBPP's other key stakeholders including OFGEM, the Environment Agency, Northern Power Grid, Insurers and Rotherham Metropolitan Borough Council. Where relevant, support the O&M Contractor in establishing and managing their relationship with these same key stakeholders. Ensure that an on-site fuel testing laboratory (to be operated by others) works safely, accurately and to internationally recognised standards. Ensure high standards of record-keeping. Analyse performance and financial data so that this can be disseminated effectively to the plant owners in reports and at Board meetings. Support the EMSL Finance Manager as required in assessing the financial impacts of technical decisions and issues. Contribute as a member of the team to drive business improvements across the business. Experience & Qualifications: Experience of large-scale process plant operation, ideally power generation. Experience of managing complex contracts with sophisticated counterparties. Track record of partnering with contractors to deliver a high performing, joined up organisation with shared vision and objectives and of driving business performance improvements through the activities of contractors Exceptional organisational skills with the ability to prioritise and multi-task in a dynamic and fast-paced environment Strong relationship management, interpersonal and networking skills, a proactive and co-operative way of working and well-developed political antenna. Professional demeanour with the ability to maintain discretion and confidentiality. Exceptional verbal and written communication skills in English Good team player with a desire to work in a diverse international team If you are interested in applying for this role or would like more information please contact Lee Elwell on 01384 446 154 (Direct Line) or 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. 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 / Rotherham

Plant Operator

Role: Plant Operator Location: Dudley Salary: £29,218 p/a Purpose of Job: Control and monitor operations of the boilers and turbine to ensure the optimum generation of steam. Duties and Key Responsibilities: Operational: Report and monitor all functions associated with the operation of the plant turbine, boilers, and coordination of incoming and outgoing waste. To maintain a steady control of the above by measuring temperature flow, pressure readings from the turbine/boiler, control systems and gauges. Accurately report readings and log daily operations in the shift log for continued monitoring and shift changeovers. Effectively react to planned and unplanned (i.e. emergency) repairs, blockages and changes in the plant central systems. Promptly react to system alarms/protocols to secure areas of the plant if/as required. Monitoring all areas of the plant from the control room. This includes, operating the overhead crane for the systematic removal of waste, and accessing all areas of the plant (from height to ground levels) to check instruments, gauges, and to take readings and take actions as required. Fulfil the role of Plant Attendant if/when required. This includes, (and is not limited to) the loading and unloading of vehicles, use of the Fork Lift Truck (FLT) for the fitting and removal of Big Bags. Ensure plant cleaning schedules are fulfilled to a satisfactory standard. Working at height and in confined spaces. Health & Safety: Maintain a high standard of housekeeping on the plant at all times. Demonstrate safe working practices in line with the Company’s Health and Safety policy and procedures. Active involvement in fire drills and evacuation exercises. Reporting to the relevant levels of management any contravention of statutory and companies Safe working practices, this includes reporting accidents and incidents. As a minimum requirement to work towards acting as designated person within the Company’s Permit to Work (PTW) system. Highlight any necessary changes required within Plant Operating Instructions (POI’s), and Risk Assessments. Build and maintain strong working relationships with all departments. The above duties are not exhaustive. The job holder will also be required to carry out other ad hoc duties that are necessary. Competencies: Understanding of operating and monitoring boiler and steam turbine plants. Qualifications in the use of Fork Lift Truck (FLT). Experience of Front Loading Shovel (FLS) vehicle also advantageous. A current first aid qualification would be desirable. Other information: Any overtime worked between Monday to Saturday qualifies for Overtime payment of Time plus one half (1.5), Overtime on Sundays and Bank holidays is payable at double time (2.0) Holidays - the holiday runs from Jan to Dec and is payable in hours (168 hours), plus 2 hours accrued each week as lieu hours (104 hours) Pension Scheme - The Company pay up to 6% to match employee contributions. The other alternative is auto enrolment. Profit Share bonus Scheme. If you are interested in applying for this role or would like more information please contact Lee Elwell on 01384 446 154 (Direct Line) or 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. 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 / Dudley

Head of Estates

Role: Head of Estates Location: Dudley, West Midlands Salary: £55,000 p/a + Company Car, Bonus Scheme + Health Care Overview: We are currently recruiting for a Head of Estates for our client based in the West Midlands and this is an excellent opportunity for somebody with a proven track record working within the building services sector, preferably with a background in Mechanical engineering, who is looking for a career within an estates management position. The Role: Reporting to the Director of Estates, you will work as part of the team responsible for the management of the Dudley Group Hospital’s estate. Managing directly employed labour and contracted services working on a wide range of engineering systems, you will be responsible for maintaining effective and efficient service delivery in line with statutory legislation, guidance and healthcare technical standards. Responsibilities: As Head of Estates, you will be responsible for managing and complying with all statutory instruments and guidance ensuring best practice related to the effective operation of the estate and providing both supervision and support to the team who will carry out planned preventative maintenance and reactive repairs on a wide range of hospital engineering services. In this senior role, you will support the Director of Estates throughout the whole range of Estate functions with specific responsibility for engineering statutory compliance, capital maintenance management software, PPMs, testing of plant & equipment (e.g. autoclaves), buildings and engineering services and contracts management. Further responsibilities will include working in conjunction with the Estates Teams Managers (Operations) to ensure a robust reactive maintenance service is provided by the maintenance team and specialist service contractors. Duties will also include project management, the line management of estates officers, relevant authorised person duties for in respect to AP and CP appointments. Knowledge Skills & Experience: Previous experience of working within a PFI Hospital/Healthcare Environment Membership of an affiliated recognised Health Organisation, MIHEEM Engineering Qualifications within the Facilities/Building Arena At Least 1 Trade Qualification, Mechanical/Electrical City and Guilds Person: You will need to combine excellent technical credentials with good communication skills. Well organised, financially aware and computer literate Previous experience in M&E building services maintenance or facilities management. If you are interested in applying for this role or would like more information please contact Lee Elwell on 01384 446 154 (Direct Line) or 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. 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 / Dudley

Maintenance Engineer

Role: Maintenance Engineer Location: Manchester Salary: Negotiable Dependent on Experience Overview: We are currently recruiting for a multi skilled maintenance engineer to work for our client at their site in Manchester, the role will be carrying out both mechanical and electrical works on site with the aim of keeping operation downtime to a minimum. Duties and Key Responsibilities: Reacting to breakdowns (both mechanical and electrical), locating the fault, analysing and completing the fix in a timely manner to keep operation downtime to a minimum. Ensure availability of all plant and equipment for factory requirements and adhere to high standards of housekeeping and health & safety at all times. Working closely with other departments to find ways to increase machine reliability on existing equipment and identify enhancements and improvements to the running of the production lines Working and communicating with on-site contractors. Helping to develop and maintain the PPM system. Maintenance of site facilities. In addition, you will be involved in engineering projects within the business to develop effective installation and commissioning of new equipment. Required Education, Skills and Qualifications: A formal qualification in an electrical or mechanical engineering subject (apprentice served NVQ, HNC/D) Experience working on CNC lasers, Waterjets and Bandsaws Experience of both reactive and preventative maintenance Knowledge/experience of working with controls analysing faults and providing solutions Ideal candidate will also possess a 17th or 18th Edition Electrical Engineering qualification If you are interested in applying for this role or would like more information please contact Lee Elwell on 01384 446 154 (Direct Line) or 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. 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 / Manchester

Electronics Design Engineer

Role: Electronics Design Engineer Location: Dudley Salary: £43,000 p/a Overview: The central purpose of the Electronics Design Engineer is to support Design activities that are carried out competently by the Design team and align with the company’s business plan and strategic direction. This involves providing support and assistance for Design operations, including procurement, scheduling and performance of Design services on customer sites or at client premises to the required standard and customer specification. Main Objectives: Designing, documenting and testing bespoke electronics systems, ensuring all technical documentation and information produced is filed and maintained correctly in accordance with company procedures and processes. Discussing and solving technical design issues and queries with production departments, suppliers and customers Enhancing and improving existing products and seeking new and innovative solutions Duties & Responsibilities: Demonstrate a willingness to perform other tasks outside of main objectives or direct responsibilities Support change management activities within the organisation, adapting well to new challenges in any area of the workplace Produce accurate written documentation for internal and external business purposes, with relevant and precise information Create internal and external correspondence that are appropriate in frequency, tone and content to the recipient File and store written documentation correctly, in line with Company procedures Communicate accurate information to appropriate person or department in a timely manner Engage in discussions and offers suggestions and solutions to improve business processes Proactively approach staff to clarify information and resolve issues Collaborate with other departments and teams, including other partner companies where necessary and sharing knowledge to support business activities Providing accurate information to relevant departments in order to work effectively to meet deadlines. Engage in annual performance appraisals, performance reviews and personal improvement or development plans in line with business objectives Undertake any reasonable requests for training, either internally or externally, in order to improve performance and capabilities Prepare for weekly and monthly meetings as appropriate within the agreed reporting structure and timetable, and ensure efficient collaboration and co-ordination between relevant departments Organise own time (information, tools, materials, suppliers, customers etc.) to complete tasks to the required standard, schedule and budget, ensuring that deadlines are met. Develop and maintain professional relationships with new and existing customers, providing high quality support and assistance Communicate in a timely and professional manner, through written or verbal communications (to include correct grammar, punctuation, language, tone and content where applicable) Providing accurate information to customers through the production of instruction manuals, procedures and technical documentation as required Providing technical support to customers and understand the nature of the enquiry, informing the appropriate department where further action is required Implementation and maintenance of quality systems and continuous improvement within department. Production of procedures, instruction manuals and technical documentation Comply with company policies and procedures, including health and safety, personal protective equipment. Adopt safe working practices within your team in line with current company procedures and to understand appropriate training in Health and Safety Ensuring maintenance of tools, using equipment safely and correctly, and working areas are kept clean and tidy at all times. Reporting any faulty equipment or tools to the appropriate Line Manager. Reporting any accidents or injuries to the company first aid representative and following accident reporting procedures. Required: Ability to define and produce electrical/electronic wiring diagrams Knowledge of analogue and digital electronics, components and sensors Use of schematic capture and PCB layout software Knowledge of CE approval and EMC test requirements Design using programmable logic arrays and microcontrollers Understanding of transducers and sensors The ability to fault find Good practical skills Experience with electronic test equipment and procedures Good knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Word and PowerPoint Good level of numeracy. Strong focus on Customer Service & degree of flexibility Verbal and written communication skills Strong Numeracy & IT skills, with good knowledge of Microsoft Office and Outlook packages Logical thinking Works well under pressure and part of a team Work effectively at all levels internally and externally Organising and Problem solving If you are interested in applying for this role or would like more information please contact Lee Elwell on 01384 446 154 (Direct Line) or 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. 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 / Brierley Hill

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Title: Plant Operator Location: Pontefract Salary: £Negotiable Overview: We are currently recruiting for an Plant Operator / Electrical Operator to work at our client’s site in Pontefract, responsible for the electrical maintenance on equipment across the site. Duties & Responsibilities: The role will be working as part of a team to ensure the smooth running of the facility. Complete mechanical and/or electrical maintenance on equipment across the site. Work with the operational team to ensure that the site is clean and tidy. Involved in loading agricultural feedstocks into hoppers. Organise the reception and safe handling of solid and liquid food wastes. Collect data on process and equipment performance. Assist plant manager with preparation of reports for LFE Board. Ensure that the site operates safely and promote a safety-first culture. Work with the LFE team to ensure the site operates in line with environmental permit. Participate in a rota to provide 24/7 standby cover for the site Required: Experience of maintenance of mechanical and/or electrical systems At least 2 years’ experience carrying out maintenance on a large commercial or industrial site Operational experience of an anaerobic digestion site Understanding of the rules surrounding handling and storage of food wastes Qualifications: Full UK driving licence For electrical specialists – NVQ level 3 electrical qualification or equivalent Telehandler licence Confined spaces training Working at heights training Formal H&S qualification If you are interested in applying for this role or would like more information please contact Lee Elwell on 01384 446 154 (Direct Line) or 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. 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 / Pontefract

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  • The automation team at Jonathan Lee has taken the time to understand our business requirements, developing local relationships with the individual sites via visits to our locations to ensure the quality of candidates is of a high standard. Furthermore, Jonathan Lee has attributed a member of its Client Services team to act as a senior level contact for Knapp. This ensures there is a high-level of pro-active engagement with us as a customer not only in the traditional recruitment process but also in areas that can indirectly contribute to our business relationship. Should anyone be looking for a recruitment partner with in-depth industry knowledge in automation that operates in an ethical, partnership-based manner I can highly recommend the team at Jonathan Lee.

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    Human Resources Manager
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