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Lee Elwell

Senior Consultant
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Lee specialises in the sourcing and placement of site services professionals within the power generation sector covering utilities, power distribution, renewables and energy from waste.

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 site services 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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Shift Multi Skilled Engineer

Title: Shift Multi Skilled Engineer Location: Weybridge Salary: £33,000 p/a + Shift Allowance (£2,700 p/a) Overview: We are currently recruiting for a multi skilled engineer to work on our clients site in Weybridge, the role will be working a shift pattern of 4 on 4 off days and nights and will be required to carry out Planned Preventative Maintenance, Reactive Repairs and site cover to buildings, there will also be a number of small installation projects. Key Responsibilities: Ensure that routine maintenance is carried out to all building plant, equipment and systems to meet and exceed expectations, and agreed service level agreements. Respond to Building Management System alarms, and effect emergency repairs as needed. Issue and ensure appropriate controls within the Permit to Work systems. Ensure that water systems are maintained to comply with the requirements of the L8 standard. Ensure that suitable spares are available to carry out maintenance of the above plant. Ensure that comprehensive maintenance records are kept in the form of task sheets. Ensure that Method Statements and Risk Assessments are prepared for all tasks carried out to ensure safe working practices. Ensure that engineering subcontractors are appropriately supervised, and comply with contractual commitments, and site operating processes. To develop a good working relationship with all members of staff and clients staff. Ensure the provision of a safe & healthy working environment, and ensure compliance with all Company policies and procedures, as well as client site policies, procedures and working arrangements, as required. Ensure a professional image of company is presented to clients and visitors, and ensure excellence in customer service is delivered and promoted at all times. Ensure that professional and technical skills are maintained through a commitment to personal development and life-long-learning. Qualifications / Skills / Attributes Required: Ideally hold a HNC or HND in Mechanical Engineering Must hold a "time served apprenticeship" ideally in Mechanical Engineering Must have a demonstrable background in a Maintenance environment Authorised Person - Pressure Systems Regulations (Desirable) Authorised Person: Mechanical (AP10) Training Course(Desirable) Approved Authorised Person - Confined spaces (Desirable) C&G 17th Edition qualified is advantageous Strong and effective communication skills Person Specification Excellent analytical skills to operational issues Good knowledge of BMS Trend systems Have an understanding of health and safety and previously held Appointed Person position Ability to work on own initiative Planning and Organisational skills Strong customer focus skills and attitude Flexible and willing approach to work Good communicator - both Written and Orally Enthusiastic and Hardworking Good time management Working to tight deadlines 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.

Permanent / Weybridge, Surrey

Service Technician

Title: Service Technician (South East) Location: South East Region Salary: £25,700 p/a (Increasing after 12 weeks) Overview: We are currently recruiting for an experienced Service Technician to work for our client across the South East Region, the role will be providing service support (product installation, repair, maintenance) to an agreed customer base within a designated area. Key Responsibilities: To repair all company brand and competitor batteries and chargers. To fit and repair all company brand and competitor watering systems. To repair all company brand and competitor's ancillary equipment. Installation of all batteries to the customer requirements. The installation and connection of chargers to AC isolation point/plug. To fit and monitor battery and charger test equipment. Perform battery discharge and impedance testing as required. Carry out Surveys and complete detailed reports for battery & chargers as when required. Use an IPAD communication device to the agreed requirements and procedures. Provide data and report on application issues. Carry out and fulfil any requirements of battery, charger, watering and maintenance contracts. Ensure all works is completed within Health & Safety guidelines. Assist other Engineers as required, including training and liaise with other departments. Ensure all customers are advised on the safe and recommended use of products and offer detailed instructions/guidelines where necessary including product/part replacement. Support Customer training programs and inductions as required. To promote all company products and services in a positive and effective manner. To promote the Company image by ensuring all issued clothing is clean and respectable and the vehicle and equipment are maintained within Company guidelines. Ensure that the van is correctly stocked with all the necessary equipment to complete a job at the first visit. Knowledge, Training and Qualifications: Full and clean UK Driving Licence A recognised electrical qualification to NVQ3 or equivalent, fork lift truck licence Customer Focus, Commercial Awareness, Achievement Drive, Team Working, Flexible Approach, Detail Conscious, Able to work from initiative, Able to work under pressure and to tight deadlines, Good Communication Experience in the electrical industry, Experience in the repair and installation of industrial batteries, Experience in the repair and installation of chargers 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.

Permanent / Reigate, Surrey

Electrical Design Engineer

Job Title: Electrical Design Engineer (CHP) Location: Horsham Salary: £40,000 p/a + Benefits Overview: We are currently recruiting for our client for an experienced Electrical Design Engineer to work at their site in Horsham on a wide range of CHP units. Our clients CHP utilise a range of gas engines to drive an alternator to produce electricity for their customer's electrical demand and capture the engines waste heat via heat exchangers to provide a free source of energy to the clients heating demand. The Combined Heat & Power units (CHP) are remotely monitored by their head office 24x7x365 without any client involvement. These unit supply a wide range of Hotels, Supermarkets, Hospitals, Leisure Centres, and Shopping Arcades, Large Office complexes to Industrial sites, being housed with their boiler plant or housed in containers adjacent to buildings. About the Role: An excellent opportunity has arisen for an Electrical Design Engineer to join our clients friendly CHP Team, based in Horsham. Suitable candidate will be expected to work within a small team of Electrical and Mechanicals Engineers covering a varied range of Turn Key and Supply and Commission Projects from 70kW up to +4MW in electrical generation. Required to produce electrical engineering design packages to enable successful installation, commissioning, operation and servicing of Combined Heat and Power units alongside providing input and support throughout the full life cycle of a project from Sales to Service. This opportunity will be mainly based at our Head Office in Horsham, West Sussex, however UK travel and overnight stays will be needed as and when required. Principle responsibilities: Adhere to department systems and procedures. To produce project specific electrical designs in relation to power generation and industrial installations, inclusive of earthing systems, transformer specification and protection systems. This is to include production of appropriate drawings. Translate and develop conceptual designs into turnkey projects to meet the functional and contractual specifications of secured orders. Producing specifications, calculations and undertaking component selection. Take responsibility for ensuring that conceptual design and tender preparation documents are provided to meet the project timescales and necessary quality standards. Working in the Design Team to provide both consultative design support and converting the final design into installation project work. To produce project specific installation specifications in order to obtain competitive installation quotations from local electrical contractors. Liaise with the Mechanical Design Engineers in identifying the project requirements and on the development of the detailed design. To support Project Managers as and when required during installation phase through to commissioning and testing. Support and assist in the sales stage of a project taking responsibility for ensuring that conceptual design and tender preparation documents are provided in accordance with required timescales and quality standards. 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.

Permanent / Horsham, West Sussex

Account Manager - Power

Title: Account Manager (Sales Department) Location: Home Based (Travel Across UK) Reporting to: Sales Director Salary: £38,000 - £45,000 p/a + Company Vehicle + Company Benefits Overview: We are currently recruiting on behalf of our client for a passionate customer centric Account Manager who will partner with and ensure the long-term success of our client's customers. The role will be responsible for developing long-term relationships with your portfolio of assigned customers, connecting with key business executives and stakeholders to secure and win their motive power business needs. Involved in develop a sales pipeline, identifying your customers future energy needs and projects, producing accurate quotes, upselling the companies premium brand and successfully closing the deal. Liaising between customers and cross-functional internal teams both in the UK and in Germany to ensure the timely and successful delivery of our products and solutions according to customer needs. Key Responsibilities: Operate as a "trusted advisor" being the lead point of contact for any and all matters specific to your customers to build and maintain strong, long-lasting customer relationships Develop and manage a pipeline of future projects, all sales enquiries and provide written and verbal quotations in line with the pricing guide and other relevant sources. Following up quotations and handling of additional queries through to successful order placement. Clearly communicate the customers' requirements to internal and external stakeholders to ensure they are met and continual communication with customers to provide an update on their delivery Forecast and track key account metrics Identify and grow opportunities within territory and collaborate with all other internal teams to ensure growth targets are met in sales and service Assist with high severity requests or issue escalations as needed Obtain constructive feedback from customers and gather market intelligence on the competition to ensure company retains a competitive advantage in our products and service offering Experience and Attributes: Strong customer service focus with exceptional interpersonal skills Clear and precise communication skills Confident and assertive manner with good negotiation skills Experience in selling a premium product in a competitive market The ability to remain calm under pressure, prioritise and multi-task The ability to build effective internal and external relationships The ability to work effectively in a team environment The ability to develop and maintain an effective sales funnel/pipeline The ability to successfully close a sale Knowledge, Training and Qualifications: Previous experience of working in sales, preferably within a batter, energy or engineering business Commercial experience of pricing and quoting within a technical environment A sound working knowledge of SAP Sound working knowledge of MS Windows-based software packages 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.

Permanent / Derby, Derbyshire

Conventional Milling & Turning Machinist

Job Title - Conventional Machinist (Milling and Turning) Location - Chadderton, Greater Manchester Hours - Weekend Night Shift (Friday, Saturday and Sunday 19.00 - 08.00) Job Overview: We are currently looking to recruitment an experienced Conventional Machinist for our clients site at Chadderton, the role will be working on both Conventional Milling and Conventional Turning and will be working with precision engineered parts for a wide range of industries. Our client is a leading partner to many major manufacturing across the UK and offer a wide range of engineering solutions, the work will be fast paced, producing one offs, small batch work and repairs. Experience Required: Time served Conventional milling and turning machinist XYZ Protrak and XYZ Proturn experience would be preferable although not essential as training can be provided Welding Experience working in a similar fast-paced environment producing one-off / small batch work to close tolerances and tight deadlines Strong mechanical engineering background in light to medium engineering Other Information: Site bonus subject to successful performance review after three months employment 20 days holiday per annum Permanent position Immediate start available 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.

Permanent / Chadderton, Greater Manchester

Mechanical Engineer - Facilities

Mechanical Engineer Cambridgeshire £28,000 - £32,000 p/a + Company Van Overview: We are currently recruiting for an experience mechanical engineer to work for our client on their site in Cambridgeshire the role will be responsible for the Planned and Reactive operational maintenance tasks, support with minor new works as necessary and proactive support to the Senior Technician within a building services environment. The Role: Work as part of an effective Professional Maintenance team. The post holder will have drive and enthusiasm, be self motivated and be expected to work on their own initiative and work as part of at team. The post holder will be required to work core hours Monday - Friday with an average working week of 37.5 hours. Participating on an on-call rota and being available for reasonable overtime as needed. To perform any maintenance task and other associated tasks on any part of the site as may be required and shall include any of the under mentioned tasks. Carry out P.P.M., service, test, diagnose, repair and calibrate advanced electrical and mechanical installations, plant and equipment. React to breakdown maintenance requests. Carry out isolations for specialist maintenance sub-contractors. To carry out minor new works where directed. Support the winter weather clearance requirements. Work safely and in accordance with company Health and Safety procedures. Supporting the contingency plans for the service delivery. Help maintain accurate maintenance records and plant history. Deal with new situations as they arise. Pass on working knowledge as required. Undertake training as required. Be aware of the business continuity plan for the part of the business you work in. Person: Will have specific knowledge in a particular field which matches the requirements of the contract. Will be expected to have acquired elements of other skills which will enable them to work flexibly across trades. Completion of a recognised engineering apprenticeship A suitable City & Guilds, BTEC, NVQ 3 or equivalent A suitable level of competence for Corgi Registration or suitably qualified and skilled to uphold the company's NICEIC Approved Contractor Status Experience preferably in a health care back ground The post holder will have an obligation to undertake where necessary training to ensure the level of competency is up held Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to relate to the appropriate levels within the Trust, and across all disciplines. Ability to be an effective Team Player within the Services Management Team. Sound administrative and IT skills relevant to the position. Flexible with the ability to work under pressure whilst looking for continual improvements to service delivery. Capable of working on own initiative and without supervision. To be fully aware of and adhere to relevant policies and procedures. 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.

Permanent / Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire

Mobile Service Engineer - Reading / Heathrow & N.London

Mobile Service Engineer Home based role - Covering Reading, Heathrow & North London. Competitive Salary Plus Excellent Benefits Overview: We are currently recruiting for an experience service engineer to work for our client on their CHP equipment across Reading, Heathrow region and North London. Our client is a designer, installer and operator of CHP and delivers energy efficiency to a wide range of applications including district heating. Working across industrial manufacturing sites to hospitals, educational facilities to district heating networks. The Role: An excellent opportunity has arisen for a Mobile Service Engineer to join our clients friendly CHP team, covering the Reading, Heathrow and North London area. The role of the Service Engineers is to carry out maintenance, fault finding, repair, de-commissioning and re-commissioning (electrical & mechanical) on a wide range of CHP engines, generating sets and associated equipment. Ensuring that all assets within their control are correctly maintained and repaired, maximising plant availability and optimising efficiency of operation. The role requires you to be conversant with, and work in accordance to, all relevant Health and Safety legislation and industry best practices. Must be able to undertake the role with the minimum of supervision, whilst maintaining a flexible approach, focusing on the needs of customers, both internal and external and effectively follow the quality processes and procedures put in place, including pro-actively identifying areas for improvement. Person: To be successful in the role we require candidates to have had experience within a similar role. A flexible approach to work is also required e.g. responding to and attending out of hour's calls. Stay behind at short-notice, and carry out tasks beyond your normal range of duties etc. An understanding and knowledge of information technology and its applications (specifically) Programmable Logic Controllers, use of laptop computers, mobile devices) is considered essential. You must be a time served apprentice, or followed a recognised formal training programme, with an ONC, or equivalent, in an appropriate engineering discipline being required. 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.

Permanent / Feltham, Middlesex

Maintenance Technician / Engineer

Job Title - Maintenance Technician / Engineer Location - Yeovil Salary Range - £26,000 - £28,000 p/a Overview: We are currently recruiting for a Maintenance Technician / Engineer to work at our clients site in Yeovil, the role will be working for a well-known organisation within the water treatment and chemical industry and looking for an experienced engineer to join their team. The Role: Your principle responsibilities will be to: Mechanical planned and reactive maintenance/servicing works on a varied range of process, water treatment, cooling towers, LEV plant and machinery, which may include modification, upgrade and installation work. Support the various surface treatment process facilities through maintenance, sampling, monitoring and inspection tasks. Data and monitoring recording plus reporting same to stakeholders Active involvement in delivering continuous improvement Ensuring compliance with the companies health and safety, quality and environmental policies/procedures Customer focused with effective verbal and written communication skills Working within and with a Team About your Knowledge, Skills & Qualifications; Ability to diagnose and offer effective countermeasures for critical plant breakdowns to maintain essential services to our customers A proven self-starter with a pro-active approach to maintenance Safety focussed with experience in preparation of Risk Assessments and Permit To Work Full driving licence essential Familiar with standard PC software e.g Microsoft Excel and Word Advantageous to have:- Knowledge of and use chemicals and cooling towers useful Experience /qualified to use MEWP and counterbalance forklift CSE certification Experience working on water treatment equipment/processes ONC or equivalent in Mechanical Engineering 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.

Permanent / Yeovil, Somerset

QHSE Manager

Position: QHSE Manager Location: Tamworth Salary: £35,000 - £45,000 p/a Permanent Overview: We are currently recruiting for an experienced QHSE Manager to work on our client's site in Tamworth. The role will have the responsibility for ensuring the company operates within and adheres to all relevant legislation surrounding HSE and applicable compliance procedures. The suitable candidate will also be required to provide accurate guidance to the company on all Quality related matters and promote a positive culture and approach. Specific roles / responsibilities: Ability to undertake root cause analysis utilising Quality tools (8D, Ishikawa & 5Y) Analyse data & utilise KPI's to identify improvements in all areas of HSE, customer, supplier & internal performance Mentor and facilitate activities through leading Kaizen teams to improve all aspects of QHSE. Manage the transition of suppliers towards PPAP for a successful certification/sign-off (PSW) Work with technical and purchasing in the setting of supplier acceptance criteria & trials Maintain the management systems, processes, and procedures that improve business operations in accordance with ISO 9001 & adherence to additional standards, ISO 14001, OHSAS 18001 & BBA Regularly communicate information on the QHSE Management System throughout the organisation, promoting QHSE & identifying continual process improvements Coordinate and facilitate internal, external & third party audits & testing as required. Update the CMS (Customer Management System) & identify areas of non conformance, chairing meetings with department heads to identify root cause & corrective actions. Communicate with all internal stakeholders to ensure clear & factual information is provided Ensure all activities within the compliance calendar and calibration programme are adhered Complete task based risk assessments - Mechanical, CoSHH, Fire and manual handling Participate in new product development project teams and manage Quality toll gates Person: The successful candidate will be able to draw on their own experience to improve the business in all areas and develop a best practice strategy throughout the company. For a candidate to be considered a demonstrable and proven track record in the use of Quality tools will be expected as is experience in managing suppliers within a manufacturing environment. Whilst the role initially has no direct reports previous experience at managing teams as a QHSE Manager for a minimum of 3 years is essential. 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.

Permanent / Tamworth, Staffordshire

Project Engineer

Role: Project Engineer Location: Stourbridge Permanent Role £ Negotiable Overview: We are currently recruiting for a permanent Project Engineer to work for our client at their site in Stourbridge, the role will be involved with a range of complex mechanical projects completed in house and will be heavily working with the design engineering team in order to deliver projects within time and costings. Main Responsibilities: Responsible for the technical aspects and timescales of a range of mechanical projects completed in-house Predominantly be self-managed with regular reports back to the Operations and Product Managers on project milestones and/or project completion Working to deadlines while controlling costs and meeting project requirements. Ability to be able to get on with immediate colleagues as well as working collaboratively with other departments, suppliers and other service providers Working alongside the Design Engineering team to deliver projects within time and cost parameters. Co-ordinating projects from cradle to grave inc. fabrication & construction, in-house testing, calibration and specification compliance. Working with purchase for the procurement and tracking of components. Creating and maintaining supporting documentation including timing plans. Ensure compliance with ISO9001, Industry Codes & Standards and Health & Safety requirements. Customer contact for project providing customer support through entire programme Experience and Skills: Qualification & Experience: Degree or HND qualified within mechanical engineering or related discipline. 3yrs+ experience of managing and delivery engineering projects. Desirable A good overview of mechanical engineering inc. piping, fabrication and welding. Driving License. Commercial awareness. 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.

Permanent / Stourbridge, West Midlands

Quantity Surveyor

Position: Quantity Surveyor Location: Wakefield, Yorkshire Salary: £40,000 - £45,000 p/a + Company Car (or) Car Allowance Overview: We are currently recruiting for an experienced Quantity Surveyor to work for our client to undertake an effective Commercial and Financial support to the Operations, and support staff, of their Power Division, including but not limited to the compiling, and agreeing of contract variations. The position will be ensuring the contractual, financial and project commitments are met, and to manage the efficient commercial performance, cost control and cash collection for projects and ad hoc works. Involved in assisting in the maximising of revenue and profit margin, monitoring cost expenditure against budget, identification, valuation and submission of variations to the Contract ensuring Company and Contract processes and procedures are adhered too, and general duties expected of a Quantity Surveyor. Responsibilities: Ensure internal governance processes are followed to ensure Purchase and Sub Contract Orders are processed efficiently, including liaising with Operational support in the raising of Sub Contract orders, and the administration of Sub Contractors, including checking and approval of valuations and invoices and final account settlement. Ensure a detailed review is undertaken monthly and associated reporting of the P&L. This will involve reviewing all projects expenditure against forecasts and reporting accordingly taking into account profit recognition rules, actual costs and costs/revenue provisions Understand and interpret the contractual conditions agreed on a contract by contract basis to maximise the project outcomes. Ensure sales invoicing are issued timely to clients per the contractual requirements and all KPI's are acknowledged and met, and that any payment issues which are withholding payment are promptly responded to. Including the ability to calculate exposure days to ensure the division is actively meeting the monthly targets Support Operations in resolving of supplier/Sub Contract issues effectively. Ensure Operations and site administration follow quality procedures in order to maintain records and that reporting is accurate and relevant. Assist the General Manager in the preparation of periodic internal and customer reports. Monitor purchasing of supplies and consumables to the contract and ensure the company purchasing policy and procedure is adhered to at all times. Forecasting/Reporting - Formulation of Contract budget forecasts, performance trends, and profit and loss and weekly reporting of variances. Auditing - Ensure that sales and cost reporting of the Contract Variations are accurate and issued on time. Contract Updating - Ensure that any amendments and variations to the Contract are completed correctly and in line with client agreements. Ensure audit trails, targets and forecasts are updated accordingly. Proposals - valuation and submission of contract variations, maximising both revenue and profit margin. Contract Management - Attending monthly and periodic Project review meetings. Ensure compliance with contract terms. Work with contract management to develop systems to monitor contract performance. Work with contract management to ensure contract amendments are applied in a timely and accurate manner in agreement with the customer. Ensure contract payment terms are followed within the conditions of the contract. Be aware of the business continuity plan for the part of the business you work in. Any other duties are requested by the Commercial Manager What we are looking for: HND and or other relevant qualification in Commercial/Finance discipline. The ideal candidate will have experience of NEC 3 Conditions of contract Prioritisation is essential as are good organisation and communication skills. The ideal candidate must be able to communicate at all levels and present a professional image at all times. Demonstrable management of bid proposals covering the initial liaison with subcontractors, award and execution of works, including final account settlement. Competent in Microsoft Word, Outlook, Powerpoint and Excel, including understanding formula and pivot tables. Strong numerate and analytical skills. Ability to work under pressure. Self starter. Methodical approach. A team player with the ability to communicate at all levels. Ability to maintain confidentiality. Flexible with hours - able to work late if necessary. Ability to travel and visit sites on a monthly basis Knowledge of the Company. Ability to conduct difficult conversations when agreeing final accounts 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.

Permanent / Wakefield, West Yorkshire

Senior Machinist

Senior Machinist Location: Bristol Salary: £27,000 p/a Overview: We are currently recruiting for an experienced machinist to work for our client at their site in Bristol and will be responsible for meeting the order book and customer requirement on time and in full. The role will be all aspects of Programming, Setting and Operating HAAS Milling machinery and CNC Turning Centres. Job Responsibilities: Capable and competent of programming, setting and operating HAAS milling and turning CNC centers for low volume and highly variable production Achieving a high degree of accuracy and consistency Working with large scale fabrications and setting these on an Elga Mill with an axis of 6M x 2M x 2M and the use of manual Centre Lathes up to 1200mm swing x 2000mm length, achieving high degree of accuracy but also critical aesthetic finishes. Highly competent in interpretation of engineering drawings and specifications, able to support others with less experience /competency Design of simple tools and fixtures to aid machining Ability to undertake some inspection when required Person Specification: Time served machinist with engineering skills and experience of at least 5 years with CNC (fully & Semi-automated) and manual machining Working with stainless steel and other exotic alloys in a quality assurance environment working to demanding specifications often under client supervision Ability to interpret drawings and specifications. Views deadlines as being set and not flexible Good time management skills and flexibility of working hours will be required during busy periods. Good work ethic / work rate with reliable and consistent results. A good and proactive approach to problem solving. Ability to undertake some limited supervisory duties if required. Ability and willingness to work safely, to protect the safety of others and to proactively engage in all safety issues in the workplace. We expect interest in this role to be very high due to the opportunity it provides and its autonomous nature. Interviews will be held in early February so if you feel you have the qualities to succeed in this Customer Support role apply now. If you have any questions regarding the position, contact Lee Elwell at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384 44154 or Email

Permanent / Yate, Gloucestershire

Mechanical Engineer / Rigger

Role: Mechanical Engineer / Rigger Location: Bristol Permanent Role £31,000 - £36,000 p/a D.O.E Overview: We are currently recruiting for a Senior engineer for our client based in Bristol, the role will be carrying out mechanical and rigging activities and will be responsible for leading a team of engineers engaged in the decommissioning, installing, lifting, moving and packing of equipment and machinery, predominantly in the Hi-tech industry sector & in cleanroom environments. Main Responsibilities: Taking a hands-on approach to supervise and assist in the completion of the work using ground handling equipment, counterbalance forklifts and other suitable equipment, ensuring a "safety first" approach is consistently maintained. Supervise and coordinate activities of the team engaged with the activity to ensure compliance with safety procedures and method statements. Ensure familiar with and enforce strict compliance with company set standards of work & Health & Safety policies and procedures Arrange and organise all equipment, material and personnel required for the timely completion of task To support, coach, train and develop staff Assist and determine the proper method for each assigned project Take direct responsibility for ensuring regular maintenance, inspection and repair of the company tools and equipment; ensuring team are properly supplied with tools Assist with management and control of costs to improve profitability Complete Site Surveys in a detailed and consistent manner Ensure day-to-day tasks are completed competently in compliance with the associated safety procedures laid out in the method statement & risk assessment Ensure compliance of team with company set standards of work Ensure compliance with Health & Safety policies and procedures Provide reports and progress information as required Support, coach, train and develop staff as required Ensure team are properly supplied with tools, equipment and materials Experience and Skills: Good level of education, preferably from Mechanical engineering background Knowledge of the mechanics and technicalities of machinery movement & logistics Experience of lifting sensitive and heavy equipment in clean room environments preferred Proficient oral & written communication skills for customer and team liaison Proficient planning and organisation skills Flexible & adaptable approach to work with ability to cope with change Ability to motivate others to perform to their best Proficient with basic computer skills (MS Office) B1 & B2 Forklift driving licence and advanced skills in use of forklift trucks Full, clean driving licence preferred Special Working Conditions: Additional hours may be necessary when required: early starts and late finishes are not uncommon Frequent travel away from home (UK & abroad) Potential contact with hazardous chemicals & substances (training to be provided) May be required to complete other business activities on behalf of the company in line with identified skills, competencies and experience. 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.

Permanent / Bristol