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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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Field Service Support Controller

Job Title: Technical Customer Support Location: Midlands Salary: Negotiable Dependant on Experience Overview: We are currently recruiting for a Technical Customer Support person to work across the Midlands for our client. The role will involve managing and supporting the field based Service and Support Technicians to ensure Business objectives and KPI’s are achieved in line with internal and Customer agreements. The role will also be to maintain and develop Customer accounts/relationships. Key Duties: Manage all Technicians within the area of responsibility including absence management, discipline, holidays, standby/call out rota, overtime, expense claims and stock control. (Maintain individual records for key areas). Monitor individual Technician performance against set business KPI’s and objectives. Review, authorise and submit Technician payments (overtime, standby/callout, expenses) to the Service Manager within set/agreed timescales. Hold regular one to one meetings with individual Technicians. Work along-side each Technician for at least 1 day bi-monthly (Audit). Ensure that each Technician uses their IPAD in the correct manner (i.e. submission of reports for Servicemax, etc.). Develop an effective working relationship with key internal Departments (Sales, Central Service, Technical, Applications, etc.) and external Customers to ensure any issues are communicated and resolved in a timely manner. Develop and maintain effective working relationships with key personnel with the Major Accounts and ensure the terms of the contract are carried out as stated. Liaise daily with the Service Centre to ensure all jobs are covered effectively and become aware of any issues within area of responsibility. Ensure all Technicians portray a professional image at all times in relation to their appearance and their company vehicle. Carry out site visits to ensure Service Contract obligations are completed correctly. Check the condition of Technicians’ vehicles on a regular basis and ensure that stocks are maintained adequately to allow First-Time Fix when possible. Arrange any necessary van permits when required. Complete 6 monthly inspections and calibration checks on all Technicians’ test equipment and tools in line with BSI requirements. Ensure all Technicians are trained in all company products including new and any developments or updates, and regularly check their knowledge/ability then revise each individual training manual. Provide (verbal or written) technical advice/support/guidance to Technicians, Sales managers, Central Service and Customers. Ensure TSM’s by area are carried out every 6 months without compromising the Service Support at the same time. Carry out any required Customer training (battery topping/maintenance, Health & Safety). Install, maintain, repair and upgrade systems in the area of responsibility. Work closely with Account Managers to ensure any customer issues are dealt with efficiently and promptly. Approval of warranty claims and FOC jobs. Prepare quotes for Service work/repairs as requested by Customers and/or Central Service. Process any Sales orders into the Sales office. Monitor, achieve and report on all set Business KPI’s. Ensure all Technicians have the correct PPE and are working within Health & Safety guidelines and H & S standards are adhered to at all times. Ensure all Technicians’ IPAD software is updated when necessary and appropriate training if necessary. Regularly review with Central Service and the Service Manager the Service performance within area of responsibility to resolve any issues, ways to improve Service and increase revenue. Collation, completion and checks of paperwork to ensure the correct information is reported in the correct manner and within the appropriate timeframe. Complete Service jobs as and when required. Actively promote the company products and Service and identify areas of opportunity for the Business. Desirable Experience: Knowledge of ISO 9001 requirements Experience of working closely with Service Technician and Service operations Product knowledge of industrial batteries 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 / West Midlands

Business Development Manager

Title: Business Development Manager Location: Deeside, Cheshire Salary: £Negotiable Overview: We are currently recruiting for a Business Development Manager to work for our client based at their site in Cheshire, the role will be to support the delivery of new business sales, ensuring that our client meets their sales targets ands attract new clients. Main Objectives: To make a significant contribution to the growth and success of the business by concentrating on developing the new sales pipeline To generate new business enquiries and follow up on client leads To identify key accounts and develop relationships with new clients by developing and implementing a sales account plan for each new prospect, identifying ongoing sales targets. Responsibilities & Accountabilities: Assist in leads generation and marketing campaigns Raise the company profile by attending relevant seminars, conferences, trade associations and exhibitions Development of relationships across the sector by raising your profile within the business through various networking mediums Proactively research and identify potential clients that have a requirement for companies services. Prospect for potential new clients and turn this into new business opportunities -(to include cold calling, website enquiries, trade association enquiry follow up) Identify, research and build relationships with all decision makers within the potential client’s organisation Liaise and meet with potential clients to gain a comprehensive understanding of each client’s individual requirements/issues using a variety of styles to persuade & negotiate appropriately (this role does involve travel throughout the UK to meet new customers). Maintain all customer contact information through the disciplined use of Pipedrive with an ongoing focus on continuous improvement and maintenance Uphold a deep understanding of the services provided by company and intellectual property contained within the formulation bank in order to offer the right solution to each customer To maintain an agreed account management plan and record all pipeline activities for each customer so that budgeted sales, contribution targets and customer objectives are actively monitored and achieved Working with the team, liaise/meet potential clients by growing, maintaining, and leveraging our current network. Upselling of appropriate products and services through regular contact with new and existing customers to ensure maximum sales activity & relationship management To assist management with any other related tasks to ensure the efficiency & professionalism of the sales, administration, Marketing Technical function, i.e. telephone orders/mail shots/enquires/ use of social media Adopt safe working practices in line with current Company procedures and to undertake appropriate training in Health and Safety To adopt a professional approach at all times and with confidentiality (when necessary) in a discreet manner Knowledge and Skills: Proven track record of achieving new business sales in competitive market/s Experience of technical service sales Relationship, networking & Influencing skills Previous experience within chemical sales Good financial awareness Professional and courteous manner Interpersonal & networking skills Excellent verbal and written communications skills 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 / Deeside

Lead Electrical Engineer

Job Title: Lead Electrical Engineer Location: West Bromwich Salary: £38-40k Overview: We are currently recruiting for a Lead Electrical Engineer to work at our clients site in West Bromwich, the role will be responsible for the organisation and operation of our clients electrical department. The Role: Act as the Company Technical Authority on electrical matters. Responsible for the organisation and operation of the electrical department (seven personnel) and all electrical contractors. Liaison at all levels inside the Company. Outside contacts typically include suppliers, contractors and agencies such as the HSE, insurance inspectors, electrical and telecommunication service providers. Safety, Health & Environmental – To maintain and promote a safe operating culture within the Electrical Department ensuring that in all its aspects of installation and maintenance it operates to the highest levels of safety and meets all legal and statutory requirements, company rules and procedures. Project work – responsible for the design, specification, and installation of all electrical equipment for new capital, maintenance and upgrading work and controlling expenditure within authorised budgets. Maintenance operations – responsible for the provision, operation and development of all maintenance and planned preventative maintenance systems, including inspections. Training - To manage the development and training of all electrical personnel. Should have a good understanding of ATEX, area classification and BS60079 all parts, as he/she will be a competent person in area classification, design, installation and commissioning. Must be able to specify electrical equipment for the appropriate areas. The ideal candidate will have the following experience listed below: A minimum of a HNC in Electrical/Electronic Engineering. A further 5 years practical experience post HNC At least 2 years must be in a supervisory role. The job requires a flexible attitude to deal with multiple complex jobs simultaneously, to meet the required changes in operational priorities. Benefits: Salary is circa £38-40k dependant on experience 25 days paid holiday (and all UK Bank Holidays) 25 hour working week, paid sick scheme, free life assurance. Access to a stakeholder pension 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 / West Bromwich

Head of Test & Research

Title: Head of Testing and Research Location: West Midlands Salary: £43,000 p/a Overview: We are currently recruiting for a Head of Testing and Research to work for our client based at their site in the black country, the role is a fantastic opportunity to work with first in class test machines that are being used in our client research laboratory for long term testing programmes for a range of blue chip companies. These tests are principally fatigue tests (LCF, HCF and TMF) at high temperatures and in differing environments. The Role: This role will lead those testing programmes from being responsible for the implementation of the tests through to discussing the results with the customers. This role will be responsible for taking corrective action and solving problems that may arise from the test procedures. Throughout this process, this role will ensure that the customer is fully briefed on the testing procedures, the results and the on-going actions arising from those results. The successful applicant will have relevant technical experience but also be commercially aware, being able to identify potential opportunities for further testing or future testing requirements of the customer. Alongside working closely with the customer, the successful applicant will also work closely with our technical design team in understanding future testing requirements. Main Objectives: Have a detailed knowledge of how the test machines operate so problems and issues with the testing can be resolved in a timely manner. Quickly establish an effective working relationship with the customers so they can discuss complex technical requirements/information on a peer to peer basis. Ensure we deliver a consistently high standard of customer service. To make a significant contribution to the growth and success of the business by delighting our customers and identifying further high specification testing needs. Responsibilities: Setting up and running high accuracy tests on closed loop servo hydraulic test machines. Analysing and interpreting test results to identify and asses the influence of test set-up and / or sample behaviour. Own the day to day relationship with the customer. Communicate test results on a regular/agreed basis Have an in-depth knowledge of how each test machine works so issues can be identified and fixed on a timely basis. Submitting and presenting research papers to conferences Working with customers to specify test requirements Working with suppliers to source specialist parts to run the tests Working with colleagues to design new "first in class" test systems Responsible for writing of test schedules and plans, ensuring these are fully in line with customer demands and monitoring and evaluating at regular intervals Maintain physical condition of test laboratory, including keeping it tidy. Ensure day to day activities are being carried out to a high standard and in the achievement of all site KPI's taking appropriate corrective action as necessary Responsible for ensuring appropriate management reports are completed. Adopt safe working practices in line with current company procedures and to undertake appropriate training in Health and Safety. Ensure compliance with our quality assurance system. Ensure your area is compliant with GDPR data protection rules. Ensure you fully engage in the performance management/appraisal process and have a personal current up to date Development Plan in operation at all times so that appropriate learning and development activities are undertaken for the role Technical Skills: Use of instrumentation such as; Pyrometers, DIC systems, Thermal imaging cameras, High temperature extensometers etc Strong mechanical background 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

PR & Social Media Officer

Title: PR and Social Media Officer Location: Loughborough Salary: £25,000 - £30,000 p/a Overview: We are currently recruiting for a PR and Social Media Officer to work for our client based at their site in Loughborough, the role is a fantastic opportunity to use your communication experience and copywriting skills within our clients Sales and Marketing Department. This is a new role, reporting to the Events and Marketing Manager, created to raise the profile of the companies brand, activities and services. Joining our client as PR and Social Media Officer you will enjoy a high level of variety in your workload, with the opportunity to influence thinking across a wide spectrum of private and public sector and stakeholders. Our client employs people across the UK and Netherlands, with the overall objective of accelerating the shift to a low carbon economy. Specialising in, low emissions vehicle technology and the associated energy infrastructure, as well as future of mobility innovation. In the role of PR and Social Media Officer, you will be responsible for: Developing and implementing an effective social media strategy Producing press releases and articles on all platforms. Providing content for newsletters, website etc. Monitoring and reporting on multimedia effectiveness. Delivering effective Public Relations and marketing campaigns. Building and maintaining relationships with local, regional and national media. To be considered for the role you should possess: A degree in a topic related to PR, marketing, journalism, English Language. Significant related experience in PR, marketing or communications. An engaging and creative writing style across varied digital media. Photographic/video editing for social media would be an advantage. High level of competence in Microsoft Office. Effective organisational and prioritising skills. Valid UK driving licence and ability to travel/work flexible hours. 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. Closing date: 24th June 2019 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 / Loughborough

Maintenance Manager

Job Title: Maintenance Manager Location: Manchester Salary: Negotiable Dependent on Experience Overview: We are currently recruiting for an experienced Maintenance Manager to work for our client at their site in Manchester. This is an exciting role working for a well-established engineering and manufacturing business who have facilities across the global, they are looking for an experienced and motivated individual to manager their team of electrical and mechanical engineers across a busy manufacturing facility. Key Duties: Involved in all aspects of managing the team of both electrical and mechanical engineers on site with a wide range of maintenance activities including machinery installation, machinery servicing and maintenance. Mange and plan capital investment projects on site Schedule PPM activities and react to any breakdown operations Involved in building fabric and facilities maintenance Continual compliance with HS&E policy and promotions of safe working practices across the site, along with environmental awareness throughout the department and its subcontractors Ensure that all direct reports are working effectively and meeting or exceeding agreed targets Install and maintenance machinery and equipment capable of adherence to company’s quality policy and procedures to agreed targets Operator within budget and project specific parameters, corporate guidelines and protect corporate assets Ensure all legal, regulatory plus internal policies and procedures are complied with Specific Accountabilities for the Role: Assess existing internal and external maintenance resource(s), recommend and implement future provisioning Assess existing planned maintenance programmes, recommend and implement future programmes Assess existing fire and security systems, recommend and implement any changes necessary Assess existing statutory maintenance and inspection programmes, recommend and implement any changes necessary Manage planned factory refurbishment and capital investment projects Support HS and Environment Officer in action required to comply with regulations Any other reasonable duties or accountabilities that are consistent with the role and driven by the organisational requirements at any given time. Knowledge and Skills Required: Education- Degree / HNC Electrical or Mechanical Engineering, IOSH and NEBOSH qualification Experience of managing maintenance teams within a manufacturing environment IT – Microsoft products, numeracy, literacy, communication, negotiation, problem solving, prioritise, man management and effective team working Areas of Knowledge: (R) Machinery Maintenance, (P) Machinery Installation, (P) Building and Facilities Maintenance 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 City Centre

Design Engineer - Sprinkler Systems

Job Title: Sprinkler Design Engineer Location: West Midlands Salary: Negotiable Dependant on Experience Overview: We are currently recruiting for an experienced Sprinkler Design Engineer to work for our client who is a leading designer and supplier of fire protection systems. The role will be working with a wide range of Sprinkler Systems and Fire Detection Systems. Key responsibilities as a Design Engineer: Involved in the preparation of design drawings for a number of projects across the business Working closely with the team and the Head of Design to deliver on project for its range of customers. Technical Support with all stakeholders Product high quality fire protection drawings in line with the relevant design standards Work heavily with the design software Work closely with Project Engineers/Estimating colleagues across the business Occasionally attend site visits with stakeholder Background and experience: Post-secondary education, HNC, ONC, BTEC or ‘A’ Level. At least 5-10 years’ experience of designing sprinkler systems to LPC Rules. Experience with Revit Knowledge of FPA, FM Global Standards and NFPA. This role offers an outstanding career development opportunity and the chance to join a well-respected market leading business. Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon. If you have knowledge of Design and experience of sprinkler systems and you want to be considered, please apply today. 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 / Stourbridge

Employment Lawyer

Job Title: Employment Lawyer Location: Birmingham Salary: £46,000 p/a + Company Car + Benefits Overview: We are currently recruiting for an Employment Lawyer to work for our client at their site in South Birmingham, this would suit a solicitor who has specialised in employment law with 2-4 years broad post qualification experience, gained at a national or international law firm or in-house. Demonstrating strong verbal and numerical reasoning skills, with evidence of fast decision making and ability to make sound commercial judgements. Reporting to Senior Lawyer and Head of Employee Relations who in turn reports into the People Director Job Objectives: This is an exciting opportunity for an Employment Lawyer to make their mark on a fast-changing business. Reporting to the Senior Lawyer and Head of Employee Relations, this new position of Employment Lawyer will be responsible for the conduct of Employment Tribunal claims against the group of companies and delivering sound, pragmatic legal solutions to complex and rapidly changing situations. They will work closely together with the small in-house legal team, the HR department and the shared service centre. This position requires previous experience of tribunal claims management and willingness to get involved and solve problems, pragmatically and efficiently. The ideal candidate would have strong verbal and numerical reasoning skills, be 2-4 years qualified, with a broad range of employment law experience including litigation, gained at national law firms and/ or in-house businesses. Experience of conducting their own cases, including advocacy at the Employment Tribunal in unfair dismissal and discrimination claims is essential. They will support developing the profile of the team across the organisation and develop innovative solutions to delivering legal advice within a large employer. Main Duties: To take full conduct of tribunal claims against the company, under the supervision of the Senior Lawyer, from submitting ET3 Response, to preparing witness statements, instructing counsel, to negotiating settlements and attending hearings. To provide up to date and commercial employment law advice to all divisions of the company. This will include advice in relation to all key areas of employment law (for example, redundancy and reorganisation, NMW, holiday pay, Transfer of Undertakings (TUPE), settlement agreements, employee exits or disputes and changes to terms and conditions); To support in the formulation and regular review of HR policies and procedures and assist HR field teams and shared service centre in the delivery of consistent, coordinated employment law advice. To support the Senior Lawyer and Head of Employee Relations as needed in the development and maintenance of ER strategy, particularly in the management of claims To assist with the development and maintenance of a reliable, and comprehensive employment law precedent bank to enable standard documents to be prepared, adapted and produced as quickly as needed. To build and maintain strong relationships within all areas of the company in order to provide timely and commercial employment law support. To build and maintain strong relationships with external providers including existing law firms, legal counsel and other in-house legal team members. To assist with the development of processes and procedures to ensure that the Employment Legal team operates in the most efficient and organised way possible. To work collegiately and assist with the experienced Employment Paralegal and foster collaborative ways of working. To draft employment contracts, service agreements and settlement agreements as needed and review and update the same To assist with the regular provision of employment law related data (e.g in relation to Tribunals claim numbers, settlements, costs etc) to help identify risk areas or trends. To assist the Senior Lawyer and Head of Employee relations in providing guidance in all aspects of employment law and keeping the business up to date with all employment law developments. To be alert to significant employment law developments that may impact the company and its many businesses. To provide training to managers and the HR teams, as appropriate To continue to learn, develop and have a growth mindset - and keep themselves up to date with legal developments. The Person: Degree level education or equivalent, with strong verbal and numerical reasoning skills Professional qualification as a Solicitor Track record of expertise in employment law, typically of 2-4 PQE. We will consider applications from candidates outside this range with suitable skills and knowledge Experience at a well-recognised national or international law firm or a large in-house legal team Demonstrable ability to deal with a demanding volume of case-load, making fast decisions and being commercially aware Experience of the full employment tribunal litigation process, including advocacy at Preliminary Hearings Strong knowledge of unfair discrimination, discrimination law, TUPE and redundancy Demonstrable commercial and pragmatic approach to employment law issues Ability to influence and engage senior stakeholders High level influencing and communication skills (both written and verbal) Ability to multi-task, work well under pressure and ability to use own initiative Good presentation and negotiating skills Excellent organisation skills 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 / Birmingham

Lead Electrical Engineer

Job Title: Lead Electrical Engineer Location: West Bromwich Salary: £38-40k Overview: We are currently recruiting for a Lead Electrical Engineer to work at our clients site in West Bromwich, the role will be responsible for the organisation and operation of our clients electrical department. The Role: Act as the Company Technical Authority on electrical matters. Responsible for the organisation and operation of the electrical department (seven personnel) and all electrical contractors. Liaison at all levels inside the Company. Outside contacts typically include suppliers, contractors and agencies such as the HSE, insurance inspectors, electrical and telecommunication service providers. Safety, Health & Environmental - To maintain and promote a safe operating culture within the Electrical Department ensuring that in all its aspects of installation and maintenance it operates to the highest levels of safety and meets all legal and statutory requirements, company rules and procedures. Project work - responsible for the design, specification, and installation of all electrical equipment for new capital, maintenance and upgrading work and controlling expenditure within authorised budgets. Maintenance operations - responsible for the provision, operation and development of all maintenance and planned preventative maintenance systems, including inspections. Training - To manage the development and training of all electrical personnel. Should have a good understanding of ATEX, area classification and BS60079 all parts, as he/she will be a competent person in area classification, design, installation and commissioning. Must be able to specify electrical equipment for the appropriate areas. The ideal candidate will have the following experience listed below: A minimum of a HNC in Electrical/Electronic Engineering. A further 5 years practical experience post HNC At least 2 years must be in a supervisory role. The job requires a flexible attitude to deal with multiple complex jobs simultaneously, to meet the required changes in operational priorities. Benefits: Salary is circa £38-40k dependant on experience 25 days paid holiday (and all UK Bank Holidays) 25 hour working week, paid sick scheme, free life assurance. Access to a stakeholder pension 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.

Permanent / West Bromwich, West Midlands

Mechanical Fitter

Job Title: Mechanical Fitter Location: West Bromwich Salary: £24,600 p/a Overview: We are currently recruiting for a mechanical fitter to work at our client's site in the West Bromwich area, the role will be carrying out mechanical preventative and reactive maintenance work on site and would suit a fully qualified mechanical engineer who is looking work within a dynamic team. The Role: Working with a manufacturing facility that supports a wide range of sectors including Pharmaceutical, Agrochemical and Speciality Chemical industries the role would suit someone with the experience of process maintenance within a busy facility. The role will be working within their highly skilled maintenance department and is an excellent opportunity to work as part of their team within a lower tier COMAH facility. The successful candidate will be an experienced, qualified Mechanical Fitter with the relevant qualifications. Required to demonstrate the ability to communicate effectively with a range of departments to ensure that daily goals are achieved. Maintenance Activities: The ideal candidate will have the following experience listed below: Mechanical preventative and reactive maintenance work. Mechanical plant installation and modification work. Statutory inspections - pressure testing, plant integrity and commissioning work. The use of Computerised Maintenance Management Systems. The ability to use and interpret equipment drawings, manuals and other technical information to assist with all works. Work in accordance with the company safe systems of work and permit to work systems. Qualifications/Training: You will need to have a recognised mechanical apprenticeship and educated to ONC or City and Guilds level 3 (RQF level 3) in Mechanical Fitting/Engineering as a minimum. Ideally you would also have training with MEWP's, Abrasive wheels, Welding equipment and Confined Spaces. Career development will be possible with both internal and external training available. Benefits: Salary £24,600p/a 25 days paid holiday (and all UK Bank Holidays) Working a 38 hour working week Paid sick scheme Free life assurance and access to a stakeholder pension 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.

Permanent / West Bromwich, West Midlands

Maintenance Manager

Job Title: Maintenance Manager Location: West Midlands Salary: Negotiable Dependant on Experience Overview: We are currently recruiting for a Maintenance Manager to work at our client's site in the West Midlands, the role will be to provide an efficient planned and responsive maintenance service to the plant. Along with ensuring optimum plant performance and output, and to ensure conformance of all workers in relation to; legal and regulatory requirements, quality and environment assurance standards, Health and Safety, Company policies, and Safe working practices. Position in organisation: To report to the Regional Operations Manager Responsible for: Chargehand, Control & Instrument (C & I) Technician, Electricians/Electrical Engineer and Mechanical Fitters Maintenance Activities: Planning, organisation and monitoring of all routine and preventative maintenance tasks. Development and implementation of a routine inspection and monitoring programme to ensure the plant and all equipment performs at optimum level, and to minimise incidents or breakdowns. Planning and performance of all maintenance activities necessary to conform to statutory requirements. Manage a preventative maintenance schedule using the company CMMS system. To identify repetitive issues and propose longer term measures and solutions where necessary by monitoring. Record maintenance activities using the company CMMS system. Ensure that all data reporting on planned and unplanned maintenance actions are recorded correctly, promptly and dealt with by appropriate persons within the required time scales. To react to all plant defects by monitoring shift log entries and the Electronic Maintenance system and assign priorities for rectification. Liaise with contractors as the need arises. Ensure plant cleaning schedules are fulfilled to a satisfactory standard. Ensure that stock levels at re-order level are re-ordered for all items of spares and consumables. Supply forecasting and liaison with the Purchasing Manager to maintain adequate minimum stock levels. Management: To supervise, control, support and motivate staff within the team and subcontractors. Manage the preparation, planning and execution of the annual outage and any unplanned shutdowns. Responsible for ensuring that all staff are trained, certified and competent in the performance of their duties. Ensure that all technical documentation for all on site equipment is adequate, up-to-date and accessible to all staff. Prepare and keep updated all technical specifications for goods and service requisitions. Collect and compare all offers for parts and services. Development of clearly defined procedures for all programmed or responsive maintenance activities and review where necessary to account of changes in operating systems and equipment. Develop and establish clear risk assessments and procedures for all maintenance activities. Monitor and analyse all maintenance related data in respect of controls, tests and technical reports. Prepare the annual maintenance budget. To work within the agreed maintenance budget and to manage its expenditure. Effectively manage all holiday requests and absences within the maintenance department, and ensure that adequate cover is consistently maintained. In the absence of the Plant Manager, take full responsibility for all plant staff and associated activities. To carry out annual staff appraisals, in line with Company policy. Implement safe working practices in line with the Company's Health and Safety procedures/Policy and all Company policies. Ensure there is a high standard of housekeeping on the plant at all times. Competencies: HND and relevant experience in Mechanical, Electrical and Instrumentation equipment. Must have held a similar role within the last 2 years for a period of no less than 3 years. Experience of managing a team is essential. Experience of managing budgets is advantageous. 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 / Dudley, West Midlands

Sprinkler Designer

Job Title: Sprinkler Design Engineer Location: West Midlands Salary: Negotiable Dependant on Experience Overview: We are currently recruiting for an experienced Sprinkler Design Engineer to work for our client who is a leading designer and supplier of fire protection systems. The role will be working with a wide range of Sprinkler Systems and Fire Detection Systems. Key responsibilities as a Design Engineer: Involved in the preparation of design drawings for a number of projects across the business Working closely with the team and the Head of Design to deliver on project for its range of customers. Technical Support with all stakeholders Product high quality fire protection drawings in line with the relevant design standards Work heavily with the design software Work closely with Project Engineers/Estimating colleagues across the business Occasionally attend site visits with stakeholder Background and experience: Post-secondary education, HNC, ONC, BTEC or 'A' Level. At least 5-10 years' experience of designing sprinkler systems to LPC Rules. Experience with Revit Knowledge of FPA, FM Global Standards and NFPA. This role offers an outstanding career development opportunity and the chance to join a well-respected market leading business. Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon. If you have knowledge of Design and experience of sprinkler systems and you want to be considered, please apply today. 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 / Birmingham, West Midlands

Mobile Engineer

Job Title: Mobile Engineer Location: North East Salary: Negotiable Dependant on Experience Overview: We are currently recruiting for a Mobile Engineer to work across the North East for our client, the role will responsible for delivering a first class Heavy Mobile Equipment (HME) repair and maintenance service for plant and equipment across specified sites. Key Duties: Be responsible for your own safety and that of other personnel on site. Work as part of the team for the scheduling, maintenance and repair of the on-site HME fleet, to ensure customer contractual and business requirements are consistently delivered and exceeded. Key responsibilities will include providing regular updates on maintenance activity to the Service Controller to ensure the Fleet Reporting System is accurate and current. Ensure that all sites are updated on job progress. Supporting the SHEQ team in conducting risk assessments and implementation of (localised) SHEQ policies and procedures. The inspection activities as part of internal and external audits and implement recommendations for corrective actions. Experience: Significant experience with heavy plant and equipment engineering in the quarrying and aggregates, or allied, industry. Ideally, as a time served plant engineer in both the workshop and field. Experience and an understanding of condition monitoring principles as they affect the owning and operating costs of equipment. Time served HME mechanic, ideally in a quarrying/mining application Recognised automotive, construction plant or engineering technical qualification, as a time served engineer in both the workshop and field. Qualification in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent qualification or professional experience. Quarry Safety Passport or an equivalent health and safety qualification is desirable Full Driving Licence LGV Licence is desirable Ability to travel nationally frequently and internationally on occasion if 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 / Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear

Site Engineer

Job Title: Site Engineer / Plant Fitter Location: Loughborough Salary: Negotiable Dependant on Experience Overview: We are currently recruiting for a Site Engineer / Plant Fitter to work at our client's site near Loughborough, the role will be carrying out planned and reactive maintenance work on off road plant and plant equipment. Key Duties: Carrying out all aspects of planned and reactive maintenance on off road plant and equipment on site. Involved in the delivery of continuous improvement in repair and maintenance performance and cost / value control. Work closely with the Team Leader to support the planning of tasks, continually improve maintenance strategies. Manage local consumable and parts stocks and support the training and development of the local engineer resource. Working for the UK's leading engineering support services organisation, our client will also provide you with all the training, support and benefits that you would expect from a global company. Experience: Significant experience with heavy plant and equipment engineering in mining and aggregates, or allied, industry. Time served plant engineer in both the workshop and field. Experience of working within a culturally strong SHEQ environment. Time served Heavy Mobile Equipment (HME) Mechanic, ideally in a hard rock quarrying/mining application. Recognised automotive, construction plant or engineering technical qualification, as a time served engineer in both the workshop and field. Have a qualification in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent qualification or professional experience. A full UK Driving Licence is required and LGV licence is desirable. A Quarry Safety Passport or an equivalent health and safety qualification is desirable. 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 / Loughborough, Leicestershire

Design Engineer

Job Title: CAD Design Engineer Location: South Yorkshire Salary: Negotiable Dependant on Experience Overview: We are currently recruiting for an experienced CAD Design Engineer to work for our client at their facility, the role will include all aspects of design activities with pipe work systems and is an interesting role that would suit a dynamic individual. Key Responsibilities: Involved in producing manufacturing and assembly drawings All aspects of designing of pipework systems Working with pressure equipment and pressure vessels Involved in working closely with the manufacturing teams and working with MRP systems and BOM Working knowledge of product design and compliance with the machinery directive Person Specification: Must be educated to degree level or equivalent and our client has a strong preference for a Mechanical engineering degree Familiarity with ATEX directive and hazardous area classifications Must have considerable experience using SolidWorks 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 / Rotherham, South Yorkshire

Principal Design Engineer

Job Title: Senior / Principal Design Engineer Location: Stoke-on-Trent Permanent Salary: Negotiable Dependant on Experience Overview: We are currently recruiting for a Senior/ Principal 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.

Permanent / Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire

Maintenance Manager

Job Title: Maintenance Manager Location: Manchester Salary: Negotiable Dependent on Experience Overview: We are currently recruiting for an experienced Maintenance Manager to work for our client at their site in Manchester. This is an exciting role working for a well-established engineering and manufacturing business who have facilities across the global, they are looking for an experienced and motivated individual to manager their team of electrical and mechanical engineers across a busy manufacturing facility. Key Duties: Involved in all aspects of managing the team of both electrical and mechanical engineers on site with a wide range of maintenance activities including machinery installation, machinery servicing and maintenance. Mange and plan capital investment projects on site Schedule PPM activities and react to any breakdown operations Involved in building fabric and facilities maintenance Continual compliance with HS&E policy and promotions of safe working practices across the site, along with environmental awareness throughout the department and its subcontractors Ensure that all direct reports are working effectively and meeting or exceeding agreed targets Install and maintenance machinery and equipment capable of adherence to company's quality policy and procedures to agreed targets Operator within budget and project specific parameters, corporate guidelines and protect corporate assets Ensure all legal, regulatory plus internal policies and procedures are complied with Specific Accountabilities for the Role: Assess existing internal and external maintenance resource(s), recommend and implement future provisioning Assess existing planned maintenance programmes, recommend and implement future programmes Assess existing fire and security systems, recommend and implement any changes necessary Assess existing statutory maintenance and inspection programmes, recommend and implement any changes necessary Manage planned factory refurbishment and capital investment projects Support HS and Environment Officer in action required to comply with regulations Any other reasonable duties or accountabilities that are consistent with the role and driven by the organisational requirements at any given time. Knowledge and Skills Required: Education- Degree / HNC Electrical or Mechanical Engineering, IOSH and NEBOSH qualification Experience of managing maintenance teams within a manufacturing environment IT - Microsoft products, numeracy, literacy, communication, negotiation, problem solving, prioritise, man management and effective team working Areas of Knowledge: (R) Machinery Maintenance, (P) Machinery Installation, (P) Building and Facilities Maintenance 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 / Manchester, Greater Manchester

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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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