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Lisa Osborne

Consultant
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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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Production Planner

Production Planner / Scheduler Automotive Engineering Wellingborough Seeking a talented materials and logistics professional to oversee the end to end supply of OE standard medium-to-high volume machined parts to a variety of Tier 1 and Tier 2 Automotive customers. As Materials Planning and Logistics Coordinator you will report to the Site Director, you will coordinate the entire supply chain, dealing with raw material suppliers, internal machining, assembly & finishing processes, through to outbound logistics. You will ensure that customer delivery satisfaction is maintained through product quality standards and processes. Also, supporting New Product Introduction , as well as driving continuous improvement within your own team. THE ROLE Review schedules & develop internal production schedules Stock movement control Expedite components from suppliers or sub-suppliers Arrange transport where required Delivery note management (booking in) Undertake training as required in any area or to assist in the improve of cell objectives. Assist with on the job training of other operators within any cell if required. Achieve cell targets and objectives as identified by Site Direoctor. Report on internal & external KPI’s Flexibility - work shifts when required. QUALIFICATIONS High level of English & Maths EXPERIENCE Minimum of 3 years proven experience, preferably within an automotive environment, is essential Proven experience of ERP/MRP software (EFACS preferred but not essential) Proven experience of transport management IT literacy, particularly Excel, Word and PowerPoint, ERP/MRP Good communication skills Problem Solving using recognised tools and techniques Full driving licence This is an exciting Production Planner a new challenge. Interested? Please forward your latest CV to lisa.osborne@jonlee.co.uk or 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 / Wellingborough

Buyer

Direct Buyer Aerospace/Defence Location: Whitstable Salary: Competitive Salary and Benefits A talented Buyer is required by a market leading, global, interconnect specialist. As one of the world's most innovative and advanced interconnect technology manufacturers, its Kent based site, leads in the design and manufacture of a range of connectors and interconnect products for a highly demanding customer base in Aerospace and Military sectors. With further growth, and investment, we are seeking an experienced Direct Buyer who will be responsible for all aspects of procurement activity associated with procuring a designated range of goods at optimum cost, delivered on time and to the required quality standard. Key Responsibilities will include: Responsible for all transactional procurement activity associated with a designated range of category suppliers Accountability for day to day purchasing activities ensuring that parts are delivered on-time to suit customer requirements. From raising the Purchase order to the delivery of the product into stores ensuring availability for production within the required time-scales Interpreting drawings and specifications and following rules in order to conform with our accreditations Able to calculate batch sizes to both manage cost reduction, reduce in-house transactions whilst still optimising inventory levels to ensure product availability To manage supplier relationships in a strategic manner to ensure continuity of supply and ensure commercial terms are suitable for the long term aims of the business. Promote supplier relationship management and actively engage with key suppliers to address issues and identify potential opportunities to further develop collaboration and deliver continuous improvement of supplier performance (e.g. Costs, Service and Quality) To manage tender and negotiation process for new contracts and contract renewals. The Person: Proven track record in purchasing and negotiation skills Experience in Microsoft Office packages (Excel, Word, & PowerPoint) Knowledge of world class Supply Chain Practices Strong Purchasing background with experience in Procurement in an Engineering environment Engineering background Proven track record of cost savings and vendor performance improvement Strong Vendor Management skills Solid background in supply management, with strong discipline in supplier cost avoidance Experience of MAPICS XA an advantage In return for your procurement experience, you will have access to a global corporation. You will find countless opportunities to train and acquire new skills news, ranging from formal training and qualifications, to on the job experience and mentoring. Opportunities for travel to other company sites around the world along with supplier facilities. Interested? Please contact lisa.osborne@jonlee.co.uk directly or call Lisa on 01384 446162 for further information. 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 / Whitstable

Graduate Sales Engineer - Newcastle

Graduate Sales Engineer - Covering Newcastle Automation - £25,000 to £30,000 + car + bonus A Graduate Sales Engineer is required to join a world leader in automation products. Supplying sensors, vision systems and measurement equipment worldwide they have been repeatedly short-listed on the Forbes list for the most innovative companies in the world. You will need to be commutable from our office near Newcastle Upon Tyne. As the Graduate Sales Engineer your responsibilities will include; Your role will be to find and follow up on business leads and schedule new business opportunities You will be meeting and demonstrating our products to technicians, engineers, managers and directors in order to sell effective solutions To be a key contributor to our dynamic, close knit sales team To be able to work in a fast paced environment where no two weeks are the same As the Graduate Sales Engineer you will require the following skills and experiences; Recent Graduate, educated to Degree level in any discipline, however Business/Economics, Scientific or Technical degree (Engineering, electronics or similar) would be beneficial We are searching for ambitious individuals A hunger to succeed and over achieve Extremely positive and enthusiastic individual with natural sales ability Must be eligible to work in the UK Must have a full driving licence, valid in the UK We provide a 4 - 8 week training programme which aims to give you a strong technical understanding of our products and an idea of what you will encounter out on the road. However, this is only the start of your continued training and development. If you are interested in this excited Graduate Sales Engineer opportunity please click on the link to apply. 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 / Newcastle upon Tyne

Material Controller

Material Controller - Obsolecence Permanent Edinburgh An Obsolecence Material Controller is required by leading global high tech aerospace, defence and security company. Delivering products and integrated solutions through cutting-edge technologies, the Obsolecence Material Controller will pay a key role within one of the organisations critical business streams. The ability to offer customers effective solutions such as the repair of critical radar and electronics equipment by ensuring replacement parts, materials or subassemblies are available. As Obsolecence Material Controller you will to monitor and report the status of all obsolete material to be purchased, when it is delivered / stocked and then ensure it is appropriately consumed. As an experienced Material Controller, you will: Monitor material stock levels using SAP Manage outstanding customer orders. Report and analyse consumption rates and material movements between programmes. Identify material to resolve potential shortages to support repairs. What you will need: Working knowledge of SAP A proven track record of material control within an aerospace/defence industry, with knowledge of electronic components. Able to take contractual requirements and deliver the service to meet the contractual and business requirement in the most cost effective way Strong communication skills, verbal and written Good analytical skills and a logical mindset to deduce the impact to the delivery of the support service Excellent presentation skills Experience of using Microsoft software packages, specifically Microsoft Excel. Ideally currently working within the aerospace/defence In return for your material control experience and expertise gained within a similar environment, we are offering: Competitive basic salary Up to 8% pension Income protection Life assurance Annual salary reviews. This would suit a procurement or supply chain professional who offers experience of working within the Aviation/Defence or Electronic Components industry and has knowledge of managing obsolescence components/materials. Interested? Please contact Lisa Osborne directly 01384 446162 or email lisa.osborne@jonlee.co.uk 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 / Edinburgh

Buyer - Automotive

Job title: Bespoke Buyer, 6 month contract. Salary Range: £20.72/hour PAYE (inside IR35) Location: Chichester Leading Premium brand Automotive company. A detailed Bespoke Buyer is required for a premium brand automotive company based in Chichester, you will be responsible for the procurement of bespoke and innovative materials and coordinating the introduction of low volume high value components. Candidates with experience of securing low volume bespoke components to agreed costs and quality and time targets would be well received. This premium brand automotive company based in Chichester requires a motivated, dynamic, detailed and driven Bespoke Buyer. As a Bespoke Buyer you will be required to: Secure the supply of low volume Bespoke components. Selecting suitable suppliers in line with agreed cost, quality and time targets. Negotiating and agreeing prices and terms with suppliers in order to achieve the best possible costs while taking account of design, volume and timing constraints. Be an expert in project management ensuring that all parts are developed and supplied to the required quality standard and within the planned delivery timeline. You will proactively resolve supplier problems and ensure a continued successful business relationship with all parties. The Bespoke Buyer will have the following skills or experience: A degree (or equivalent) and ideally a CIPS qualification. Experience of production component purchasing within an automotive environment or equivalent manufacturing environment. Experience in managing professional supplier selection processes. Experience of handling commercial negotiations with external suppliers. Experience of project management and an understanding of new product development processes. Good problem solving ability required to overcome problems arising from specific cost, quality, time issues. Good interpersonal skills with an ability to influence key stakeholders. This is an excellent opportunity for anyone with specialist and/or exotic material procurement experience within an automotive environment. In return this Chichester based company will offer you: Hourly rate £20.72 PAYE, 6 month contract. Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon. If you have knowledge of bespoke procurement within the automotive industry sector and you want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the Bespoke Buyer role, please contact Paul Broadhead, paul.broadhead@jonlee.co.uk at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384 446155. 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.

Contract / Chichester

Scheduler

Project Scheduler 12 month Fixed Term Contract Engineering Leeds Project Scheduler or Planner required by global leader in the development and supply of pumping solutions and related equipment. This is a fantastic scheduling / planning role working within a challenging and rewarding global work environment. We are seeking a Planner or Scheduler with an engineering or manufacturing background, a proven track record of maintaining detailed project plans utilising MS Project and SAP, providing schedules and plans for the overall business. The Role: Maintain detailed project plans in MS Project and SAP, providing schedules and plans for the overall business. Support the Planning & Scheduling Manager, Scheduling Team Leader and Project Managers in attaining up to date project status information and identify critical paths. Review assigned projects in SAP and related planning systems, challenging drift where necessary. Review all ECM’s for assigned projects (Sales Order BOM changes). Review all high value major buy outs in case of re-scheduling to maintain OTD targets. Ensure milestone payments are not affected during project instability. Track and confirm the global and local milestones when complete. Review NCR’s for assigned projects Ensure the correct packing and shipping activities and durations are reflected in the project schedule. Assist in the maintenance of KPI’s by recording reasons for delay. About you: Proven working knowledge of SAP. Good working knowledge of Microsoft Excel and Microsoft Projects (required). Relevant engineering/manufacturing knowledge/experience. Experience in creating and maintaining project schedules Milestone/KPI management experience Excellent communication skills with the ability to challenge peers is essential Excellent organisation skills Strong influencing and persuasion skills Flexibility to adapt to change Attention to detail As PS Planner you will the enjoy the challenge of managing projects utilising your project planning skills and in return you will be rewarded with an attractive salary and an enhanced benefits package including; 33 days holidays + service days, access to a wide range of employee discounts, subsidised canteen, on-site gym and much more. This is a genuine career opportunity for a PS Planner seeking growth and development as part of a supportive team. Interested? Contact Lisa.osborne@jonlee.co.uk or call 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 Contracts are those of an Employment Business.

Contract / Leeds

Buyer - Indirect

Buyer- Indirect Automotive Hethel Talented Indirects Buyer required by iconic British automotive manufacturing company based in Hethel, Norfolk. The Role: As Buyer Indirects you will ensuresupplies are sourced efficiently and effectively. Build and maintain supplier relationships, build a cost saving workload and lead Cost Reduction exercises. Working as the procurement expert in cross-functional teams identify, evaluate and deliver certain VA/VE projects. Working collaboratively with Engineering, develop and deliver programmes involving suppliers in product development. Source and procure a variety of components/services. Place and process purchase orders on behalf of the company. Ensure all activities undertaken are in line with current policies and procedures. Assist in day to day running of the Purchasing Department and all activities associated with it Liaise with internal Customers to ensure Service Satisfaction Work directly with internal Customers on commercial aspects relevant to their requirements Undertake cost-down activities as directed by the Purchasing Manager Assess existing suppliers with the aim to reduce supplier base, unit costs and complexity Assess prospective suppliers to reduce costs and establish better standards of quality, service provision and operational flexibility The Person: Proven track record of success within an Indirect procurement role, working within a busy manufacturing environment. Knowledge of manufacturing technologies, processes and applications. Ability and acceptance of a degree of domestic and international travel, occasionally with little notice. In return for your procurement experience, you will be offered a competitive salary and benefits package. Interested? Please contact me directly lisa.osborne@jonlee.co.uk or contact 01384 446162 for further information. 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 / Norwich
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