Lisa Osborne

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Degree and CIPS qualified with more than 20 years’ experience, Lisa possesses an in-depth knowledge and understanding of purchasing and supply chain management across a broad range of industrial sectors.

Lisa specialises in the sourcing and placement of procurement and supply chain professionals to the automotive, motorsport, off highway and truck & bus sectors, providing permanent, contract and interim resourcing solutions across the UK and Europe.

An established recruitment professional, she has developed a network of clients and candidates, enabling her to identify the best talent and assist candidates seeking new opportunities or career development. Lisa works on a variety of vacancies from buyers right through to Supply Chain/Senior Purchasing Managers.

Lisa is passionate about the procurement and supply chain industry, taking great pride in delivering effective recruitment solutions and an exceptional service – contributing to Jonathan Lee Recruitment’s premium market position. She adopts a partnership approach; understanding her client’s requirements to develop long-lasting relationships and implement strategic and volume recruitment campaigns.

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Site Surveyor - Security Access Products

Site Surveyor Salary: c. £28,000 per annum Manufacturing Welshpool The Role: Site Surveyor is required by the UK’s leading supplier of certificated physical security steel access products. This company design, manufacture and install its innovative steel access products globally. With established expertise in providing high quality security product solutions we are currently seeking a talented Site Surveyor who will carry out and write up surveys. Carry out surveys and write ups from Client or Company Scope Of Works. Provide accurate technical measurements and dimensions of products to be used. Liaise and advise clients on effective solutions to their product and installation requirements. Assist in design of product solutions both in-house and externally. Site visits – these may be individuals or a cluster of sites. Establish and agree best practise for rooting of installation ensuring Health and Safety procedures are adhered to. When required, provide assistance with installation and/or site product and installation repairs. The Person / Skills: Excellent communication skills are required, an ability to negotiate sensitive site issues with clients. Full, clean driving licence. Awareness of site health and safety procedures and understanding of SSoW (RAMS) is required. Site Safety qualifications including; SHEA (Utilities), National Water Hygiene CSCS. Proficient IT Skills – Excel, Word, Outlook (Email). Personal security accreditations including Disclosure Scotland, CRB checks – all successful candidates must be willing to undertake as required. The role will require regular periods away from home. This could include occasional out of hours weekends. Excellent time keeping skills. Are you seeking a new challenge where you can utilise or transfer your current technical skills? Do you have an awareness of site health and safety procedures or hold site safety qualifications? If so, please forward your latest CV to or for further detail call 01384 446162. 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 / Welshpool

Supply Chain Controller

Supply Chain Controller Engineering Worcester A Supply Chain Controller is required by renowned supplier of high-performance cast components to the automotive, prototype and motorsport markets. This market leader support a broad range of industry sectors including; automotive, aerospace and marine. As Supply Chain Controller you will manage all aspects of MP&L, controlling supply chain activity including; sub-contract processes. Data audit and analysis on behalf of the MP&L function. Supporting the Senior Management team, ensuring the effectiveness of the company’s Materials, Planning and Logistics processes and operating partnerships in meeting customer delivery schedules directly or indirectly. Maintain effective communication links with customers and suppliers ensuring customer satisfaction through effective planning and on time delivery. Communicate with customers and suppliers using Electronic Data Interchange (EDI), ensuring receipt of schedules and sending shipping notifications. Process, manage, analyse and present analytical data, and formulate documents that are presentable to stakeholders as required. The Person Previous MP&L experience within a manufacturing environment. Strong organisational and planning skills. Proven experience of achieving on time delivery to the quality standard required by the customer Problem solving and analytical skills. Quality system knowledge is desirable for this role. Proficient with IT systems – Microsoft Office including; Excel and MRP/ERP based systems. In return for your supply chain expertise, you will in return be offered a competitive salary and benefits package. Interested? Please contact or call directly for further details 01384 446162 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 / Worcestershire

Material Controller

Material Controller Bromsgrove Medical/Healthcare Supply Chain Coordinator required by leading, innovative manufacturer/supplier of medical equipment to healthcare organisations globally. As Supply Chain Coordinator you will be responsible for the coordination of orders, planning and scheduling a range of components. The Role: Order, plan and schedule components to maintain optimum levels of inventory with regard to component lead times, order quantities and forward orders, delivering the highest levels of customer service to ensure relevant KPI’s are met. Responsible for placing and acknowledgement of purchase orders to meet end user and customer requirements, ensuring on time delivery and best-in-class customer service. Manage day to day supply chain to keep exception costs to absolute minimum. Communicating with suppliers via phone and e-mail (order tracking, expediting, shipping discrepancies, resolving invoice queries and inbound freight management where required). Optimise existing techniques of JIT ensuring stock levels are maintained in line with set budgets, achieving stock turn ration targets. Develop both internal and external stakeholder relationships. In conjunction with IT, and other business functions assist with the maintenance of purchasing systems to ensure the existence of data integrity and improved system performance. As a successful Supply Chain Coordinator, you will offer: Min. 2 years’ supplier management experience, with a proven track record of improved delivery performance. Working knowledge of MRP / ERP systems, proficient user of Excel with good analytical skills and a high attention to detail. Evidently passionate about customer service and continuous improvement. In return for your experience as a Supply Chain Coordinator, you will be offered a competitive salary, an extensive benefits package; flexible working, childcare vouchers, bonus scheme, healthcare, life insurance and progression opportunities. Interested? Please apply directly to or contact Lisa for further details on 01384 446162. 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 / Bromsgrove

Material Planner

Material Planner Banbury Automotive £30,000 - £33,000 per annum A talented Material Planner is required by market leading, global Automotive systems supplier to support the Senior Procurement Analyst in a fast paced, demanding manufacturing environment. The Job As Material Planner, you will be responsible for supporting the scheduling of brought out parts and ordering SVO components to support customer production builds. Analyse customer schedules weekly and plan accordingly. Monitor plan versus actual and report to internal stakeholders Manage and communicate on a day to day basis with suppliers. Manage supplier portals where required. Participate in continuous improvement projects to improve departmental performance. The Person Experience of production planning and scheduling within a fast paced, demanding manufacturing environment. Strong analytical and problem solving skills. Fully proficient with Microsoft Office including Excel and MRP/ERP systems. Ability to work on your own initiative, liaise with both internal and external stakeholders at all levels. Are you an organised and methodical Planner with a continuous improvement mind-set? Looking for a new and challenging material planning role? If so, please forward your latest CV to or contact Lisa directly on 01384 446162 for further details. 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 / Banbury

MP&L Manager

MP&L Manager Birmingham Global Manufacturing/Engineering Seeking a talented and experienced MP&L Lead to work with a leading innovative and advanced design and manufacturing business. This organization is ambitious and continuing to develop its growth strategy further. As part of the Senior Management team, the MP&L Manager will have full responsibility for managing the end to end supply chain of this business. We are looking to recruit a material planning and logistics professional who has proven experience of managing all aspects including; production planning, capacity, material control, inventory management, developing supply chain strategies and CI within a high volume manufacturing business. The Role: As MP&L Manager, you will report directly to the Operations Manager and responsibilities will include: Lead capacity planning activities ensuring delivery against operational requirements and which optimise manufacturing efficiency and costs Refine systems and methods to continually improve plans to better anticipate customer needs Assess existing capacity and develop operational plans and forecasts based on future plans for demand. Manage deviations from the plan that have financial impact. Monitor key manufacturing processes for capacity and demand, identify capacity constraints and provide analysis. Analyse specifications and capacity and undertake appropriate calculations to estimate job requirements in terms of labour, tools, materials and resources. Review data, trends and diagnose problems and concerns. Identify and drive improvement initiatives that optimise capacity and ensure best return on investment without adding risk or disruption Utilise knowledge and research methods to benchmark capacity planning activities and to drive best practice results Manage, coach and develop a high performing team that meets agreed objectives, delivers best practice results and works to make continuous improvements. The Person: A proven track record of success/achievement within a similar material and production planning role, demonstrating experience gained within a volume manufacturing environment. Good understanding of supply chain processes. Experienced manager used to managing a multi-skilled team. Excellent MRP/ERP systems experience Fully proficient with Microsoft Office, specifically Excel. Results orientated and organised with the ability to plan and deliver. Strong analytical, planning and problem solving skills. Excellent attention to detail. With plans to continue to grow and expand this successful business, this is a fantastic opportunity for a talented and ambitious MP&L professional, looking for a new and challeging role that will offer career development. In return for your materials, planning and logistics experience you will be offered a highly competitive salary and benefits package. Please apply directly to or for further details contact Lisa directly on 01384 446162. 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


Buyer Electronics Manufacture Leicester An experienced technical Buyer is required by a market leading innovative Defence Systems company. The purpose of the Buyer role will be to: Ensure all purchased material is available to the business with appropriate timescales and cost. Compliance management of both the Export/Import of Technology process - Export of Shipping and Export Process/actions. Key responsibilities: Understand and support the programme plan, key events and milestones to ensure appropriate procurement support is provided. Core commodities to include consumables, components (catalogue and bespoke), drawn parts. Coordination of requirements planning and timely material availability to the business. Manage Export processes and maintain and action all Export records Maintain part planning data e.g. lead times, MOQs, economic batch sizes. Undertake assigned supplier selection activities Identify and add new suppliers to the approved vendor list when necessary. Award and manage supplier purchase orders to ensure timely receipt of materials, acting as principle point of contact with assigned suppliers. Review, progress and report material availability Manage change and its impact e.g. cost, schedule and design Coordinate the repair of faulty subcontracted material for customer and production use. Manage vendors of: Components and/or assemblies' custom fabricated to specification, supplies commercial off the shelf components and/or assemblies, capable of providing maintenance, repair, operating supplies, services and safety products Raise and maintain all export licenses, invoices, documentation packages, advice notes, open licences returns. The Person: Established administration, organisation and communication skills A strong track record within the procurement functions, preferably within an electronic systems manufacturing environment A trained and competent negotiator Ability to work independently and as part of a multi-cultural/multinational team environment Excellent communication (both written and verbal), time management and organisational skills Extensive knowledge and experience of Microsoft Office packages (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Microsoft Outlook); Visio package Export/Import licences, commodity codes, CPC codes, documentation packages, ITAR/EAR/TAA, incoterms, classifications etc., **Security Clearance will be required for this role and therefore only applications from candidates able to obtain this will be considered** Do you have a technical procurement background and have import/export experience? In return for this experience, you will be offered a competitive salary and benefits including; 9 day fortnights, 25 days annual leave (increasing with length of service), Pension Contributions. Interested? Please forward your latest CV to or contact Lisa on 01384 446162 for further details. 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 / Leicester
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