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Lois Weston

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Lois focuses on the recruitment of technical engineers across chassis engineering, CAE and CFD within the automotive industry. Typical roles include project engineers, lead engineers, project managers, development engineers, technical analysts, CAE engineers and CAE analysts.

Having been in the recruitment profession for a number of years, Lois’ strengths include sourcing high calibre candidates for specialist roles, while always ensuring an excellent level of service to both candidates and clients.

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Global Strategic Buyer - 36345 - Up to £64.96/hour Ltd Co

Ref: 36345 Title: Global Strategic Buyer Division: Purchasing Contract Position based at: Gaydon Position Description: A Global Strategic Buyer is required to join a leading automotive OEM based in Gaydon, Warwickshire. This is a contract running until at least March 2020 with potential for extension, and will pay up to £64.96 per hour dependent upon experience. This role will see you have responsibility for managing the external supply chain from Jaguar Land Rover suppliers. You will support the Global Commodity Leaders and Global Strategic Buyers in the development and execution of commodity strategies and the Global sourcing activity through the Global Sourcing Process (GSP). Responsible for all post sourcing and contract management activities for designated commodities and suppliers within your region. You will develop and execute key performance indicators across the designated regional suppliers, engaging with stakeholders and specialists within the Purchasing Function as required, ensuring supplier performance to meet JLR QCDMT requirements. This role is also a pivotal role for interface with other key functions within Jaguar Land Rover and acts as a core conduit for true cross-functional working across Production Purchasing, MP&L, STA, Product Engineering, Cost Engineering and Manufacturing. Key Accountabilities and Responsibilities Act as the voice of the customer for input into the Strategic Commodity Dossiers (SCD), Commodity Business Plans (CBP) and Strategic Supplier Dossiers (SSD), and ensure relevant data is updated, understood. Responsible for the execution of commodity and supplier strategy, and the effective operational relationships with each of designated suppliers in region, ensuring that they adopt and follow the commodity strategy that delivers improved purchase operational performance. Be responsible for issue and analysis of RFQs in Region, and liaison with suppliers to ensure sourcing in line with policy and to agreed targets through GSP and deploying TCO & TVO approach. Conduct supplier negotiations in Region pre SCPA in support of Global Commodity Leader. As required support analysis of Make vs Buy business justification in Region. Skills Required: Supplier performance management. New Model Programme. Cost Achievement (Post SCPA). Net Cost Reporting targets and strategic should-cost. Gap Closure. Plan targets (Post SCPA). Validation of core activity relating to CCDS. Skills Preferred: An individual with the ability to challenge existing thinking in a positive way whilst building credibility and trust through experience and personal style. Experience Required: Degree qualified or equivalent experience. Delivering complex supply chain solutions in a fast paced, high pressured manufacturing environment. Ability to work independently, results driven, demonstrating tenacity, drive and perseverance with the ability to deliver operational plans in a complex, highly demanding environment. Implementing and delivering purchasing strategies with the focus on total value chain delivery. Identify opportunities for creating value in a commodity or commodities. A resilient and enthusiastic individual who responds constructively to new ideas and inputs. A strong communicator with the ability to communicate effectively with key stakeholders to influence cross-functional engagement effective team player, actively develops and supports team members. Maintaining compliance with standard policies and procedures. An individual, who works independently, is results driven, demonstrating tenacity, drive and perseverance with the ability to deliver operational plans in a complex, highly demanding environment. An individual with the capability to combine a short term, pragmatic focus with medium term planning. A resilient and enthusiastic who responds constructively to new ideas and inputs. A good communicator with the ability to communicate complex ideas effective team player, actively develops and supports team members. Experience Preferred: An individual with a proven track record in delivering results in both favourable and unfavourable conditions. The ability to challenge in a positive way whilst building credibility and trust through experience and personal style. Experience of working in a global, multi-cultural environment. If you are interested in this position and have the relevant experience, please APPLY NOW. For more information, contact Lois Weston at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384446119. 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 / Warwick

Senior Buyer - 36346

Ref: 36346 Title: Senior Production Buyer Division: Purchasing Contract Position based at: Whitley Position Description: A Senior Buyer is required to join a leading automotive OEM based in Coventry. This is a contract position until at least end of March 2020. Reporting to the Regional Purchasing Manager, this role will see you have responsibility for managing the external supply chain from Jaguar Land Rover suppliers. You will support the Global Commodity Leaders and Global Strategic Buyers in the development and execution of commodity strategies and the Global sourcing activity through the Global Sourcing Process (GSP). Responsible for all post sourcing and contract management activities for designated commodities and suppliers within your region. You will develop and execute key performance indicators across the designated regional suppliers, engaging with stakeholders and specialists within the Purchasing Function as required, ensuring supplier performance to meet JLR QCDMT requirements. This role is also a pivotal role for interface with other key functions within Jaguar Land Rover and acts as a core conduit for true cross functional working across Production Purchasing, MP&L, STA, Product Engineering, Cost Engineering and Manufacturing. Act as the voice of the customer for input into the Strategic Commodity Dossiers (SCD), Commodity Business Plans (CBP) and Strategic Supplier Dossiers (SSD), and ensure relevant data is updated, understood. Responsible for the execution of commodity and supplier strategy, and the effective operational relationships with each of designated suppliers in region, ensuring that they adopt and follow the commodity strategy that delivers improved purchase operational performance. Be responsible for issue and analysis of RFQs in Region, and liaison with suppliers to ensure sourcing in line with policy and to agreed targets through GSP and deploying TCO & TVO approach. Conduct supplier negotiations in Region pre SCPA in support of Global Commodity Leader. As required support analysis of Make vs Buy business justification in Region. Skills Required: Supplier performance management. New Model Programme. Cost Achievement (Post SCPA). Net Cost Reporting targets and strategic should-cost. Gap Closure. Plan targets (Post SCPA). Validation of core activity relating to CCDS. Skills Preferred: The ability to challenge in a positive way whilst building credibility and trust through experience and personal style. Experience of working in a global, multi-cultural environment. An individual with the ability to challenge existing thinking in a positive way whilst building credibility and trust through experience and personal style. Experience Required: Degree qualified or equivalent experience. Delivering complex supply chain solutions in a fast paced, high pressured manufacturing environment. Ability to work independently, results driven, demonstrating tenacity, drive and perseverance with the ability to deliver operational plans in a complex, highly demanding environment. Implementing and delivering purchasing strategies with the focus on total value chain delivery. Identify opportunities for creating value in a commodity or commodities. A resilient and enthusiastic individual who responds constructively to new ideas and inputs. A strong communicator with the ability to communicate effectively with key stakeholders to influence cross-functional engagement. An effective team player, actively develops and supports team members. Maintaining compliance with standard policies and procedures. An individual, who works independently, is results driven, demonstrating tenacity, drive and perseverance with the ability to deliver operational plans in a complex, highly demanding environment. An individual with the capability to combine a short term, pragmatic focus with medium term planning. A resilient and enthusiastic who responds constructively to new ideas and inputs. A good communicator with the ability to communicate complex ideas. A effective team player, actively develops and supports team members. Experience Preferred: An individual with a proven track record in delivering results in both favourable and unfavourable conditions. Education Required: Degree qualified or equivalent experience. If you are interested in this position, please APPLY NOW. For more information, contact Lois Weston at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384446119. 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 / Coventry

Project Engineer - 36342 - SVO

Ref: 36342 Job Title: Project Engineer Division: SVO Contract Position based at: Fen End An Automotive Project Engineer is required to join a leading automotive OEM based in Coventry. This will be on a contract basis until March 2020 with potential for extension, and will pay £22.53 per hour. Position Description: Develop & deliver consistent and efficient components for accessory products on time to cost, weight and PSW targets. Support the management and coordination of engineering deliverables within the platform. Support the delivery of timely engineering solutions to programme requirements as per Gateway deliverables process. Support the resolution of technical conflicts. The role involves development and delivery of such items as; carrying and cargo management systems, mud flaps, towbars, roof carrying, bike carrying, loadspace carrying solutions. The engineer will typically work with the planning and design teams to develop a solution and then liaise with suppliers for delivery. Skills Required: Experience in automotive systems. Project management capability - demonstrated by recent delivery on time & budget. Strong communications skills with the ability to communicate at all levels. Experience Required: Proven years in automotive. Has 1-2 years experience of component & system delivery. Experience Preferred: Engineering Qualification preferably degree PMST/Engineering Delivery. Experience for Plastic/Structural/Functional parts. Automotive Engineering experience with an understanding of automotive product creation and delivery tools like GPDS/PCS/PCDS. Experience of having launched products on at least 1 car programme, from initial concept through to final launch stages achieving ESO and PSW. Supplier management. Experience in use of engineering tools - FMEA, Six Sigma, problem resolution etc. RFQ process & PDS creation. Releasing and WERS Process including Change Management Issue Management - AIMS Requirement Management - eFDVS/RMDV. A good Knowledge of the Technology, Testing, Manufacturing and Validation of plastic and structural components. Software Skills - PC Literate, MS Office Proficiency, MS Project knowledge. Ability to review CAD through Digibuck, Catia V5 & V6 and 3D Live. Any person supplied should have a valid UK driving licence and meet the medical requirements of J&LR facilities. If you are interested in this position, please APPLY NOW. For more information, contact Lois Weston at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384446119. 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 / St John's Fen End

Centre of Excellence Manager - 36336

Ref: 36336 Title: Centre of Excellence Manager Contract Position based at: Whitley A Centre of Excellence Manager is required to join a leading automotive OEM based in Coventry. The main focus of this role is managing change across the manufacturing division, and this will be until at least March 2020 with potential for extension. Dependent upon experience, this role will pay up to £30.05 per hour ltd. Position Description: Overarching objective is on getting the organisation engaged and ready for the change and ensuring that the change is adopted and sustained Development of a Business change model for JLR and the manufacturing organisation, which needs to be adaptive for the various cultural differences Scope to include impact assessment, stakeholder management, leadership engagement, communications strategy, capability development and assessment, supporting documentation, training strategy, readiness measurement, visualisations / simulations of future state for employees (day-in-the-life), support systems, change Development of a suite of KPIs to measure the overall organisational readiness, linking into the Launch Management Meetings (LMM - driven by PCDS) and Enterprise Readiness Review ERR (Driven by BCDS) reviews. Creation of a standard timing plan for business change and readiness Development of the BCDS / PCDS lifecycle framework to define gateway milestones, artefacts and deliverables. Update to BCDS / PCDS processes to standardise this into the model - ribbon chart, etc Be part of a network of change managers across the various functional CoEs across the Enterprise, creating a forum for exchange of best practice and development of a wider capability of change management across the enterprise Conduct a business readiness FMEA and development of a suit of interventions / tactics that can be used as mitigations Skills Required: Proven experience of networking, organisation design and training activities Experience of managing delivery teams and resources Business Change Management If you are interested in this position, please APPLY NOW. For more information, contact Lois Weston at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384446119. 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 / Coventry

Senior Supply Chain Manager

Job Title: Senior Supply Chain Manager Location: Stafford A global manufacturer of diesel engines is in search of a Senior Supply Chain manager to join their team in Stafford. This is a 6 month assignment to manage and lead a strategic supply chain process transformation, including defining the supply chain planning process, inventory requirements management, as well as establishing supply chain tracking performance and logistics. This role has accountability for: - Leading the process definition (design the supply chain process) to meet the needs of our customer Ensuring a seamless linkage between project planning and execution Ensure future state supply chain planning and management can be done in a stable and robust manner (no spreadsheets). Define skills and capability to run the process Manage / lead the transition plan from current state to future state Establish a visible and transparent real time supply chain process JOB RELATED STATISTICS: Inventory Planning outline: $50-$60M Annual Sales: $250M Annual Supplier Spend: $125M BACKGROUND / EXPERIENCE: Extensive experience of leading and managing all aspects of Supply Chain processes across multiple facilities in numerous global locations. Ability to establish a strong governance structure and define / design robust supply chain processes and policies. Strong leadership experience and a proven ability to lead, coach and develop teams. Strong influencing skills, and a proven ability to build positive and collaborative working relationships with key functions and senior leadership within a large organization. High-level of business acumen with the ability to make decisions taking into consideration multiple variables. Excellent interpersonal and leadership skills. Supply-chain related professional accreditation or qualification is highly desired. If you are interested in this position, please APPLY NOW. For more information, contact Lois Weston at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384446119. 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 / Stafford

Apprentice Training and Development Officer - Body Engineering

Ref: 36295 Title: Apprentice Training and Development Officer Division: Body Engineering Contract Position based at: Gaydon Position Description: Apprentice Mentoring and Development of Technical Skills role - Body Engineering Background This is an exciting opportunity to be part of a team that is delivering some ground-breaking work in developing the next generation of pioneering engineers and shaping the future of our industry. We are responsible for developing and implementing an apprentice learning programme that is capable of developing world class engineers through hands-on Engineering experience and academic training, targeted towards Virtual Toolsets to meet the future needs of Body Engineering. The Apprentice Training and Development role is to ensure appropriate, relevant and timely training and development interventions so as to improve the Technical Engineering, CAD and CAE competency of Apprentices within Body Engineering. Continually develop our future pioneering World Class engineers through the Body Engineering enhanced Degree Apprenticeship programme and drive engineering efficiency into everything we do. Lead the development of strong scientific/technical foundations and practical application within the product engineering teams. Lead the use of academic knowledge into work based projects and enable us to achieve our strategic vision. Take an integrated approach, real vehicle programme work used as a medium for teaching and learning. Working with academia and the HR Apprentice team to ensure the education curriculum at colleges and universities meet the needs of Body Engineering. Support the embedding of a learning environment within Body Engineering commodity teams to fulfil our vision of developing world class engineers. Example Job Roles that may have these sorts of skills: Product Engineers (Industry experienced) Mechanical Engineers Lecturers (Colleges / Universities) Mechanical Engineering Teachers (esp. Physics secondary / 6th Form) Skills Required: Maths, Engineering or Science Degree ideally with experience of engineering application Training and development experience ideally (CAD/CAE/Physics/Maths - creating material, delivering material) Project management and people skills (including implementing change) Experience Required: Ability and evidence of planning of short and long term objectives for people Ability and evidence of working with teams of 10 and above Excellent people and negotiation skills Experience of 'pastoral leadership Ability to create documentation to support activities such as visions, plans, deployment Experience of working in a teaching/training environment with a knowledge of training; Apprentices/Undergraduates/Graduates/Students. Proven leadership and workload management experience Proven ability to plan effectively, co-ordinate and control own workflow and achieve quality results Natural problem-solver with proven experience and structured approach to problem solving. Experience of developing skills matrix, tracking and reporting of training requirements and interventions. Development of training material (such as lessons, practical sessions and annual curriculum) and delivering it in training lessons and practical sessions. Delivering and tracking progress against the training delivery plan. Education Required: Maths, Engineering or Science Degree ideally with experience of Engineering application If you are interested in this position, please APPLY NOW. For more information, contact Lois Weston at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384446119. 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 / Warwick

Senior Category Buyer - 36307

Ref: 36307 Title: Senior Category Buyer Division: Purchasing Contract Position based at: Gaydon, Whitley & Solihull Position Description: The role of Senior Category Buyer is a high profile purchasing role which requires stakeholder engagement at many levels within JLR and the external supply base. The person will be responsible for leading projects and initiatives within the Logistics Purchasing team, covering overall supply chain design and readiness for Brexit. A varied skill set is required due to the speciality of the role; an ability to communicate concepts clearly, a high level of interaction internally, as well as managing a continual flow of change within the scope of the project itself. This role is required to support the Global Purchasing team to deliver changes associated with the UK leaving the EU - Brexit. The role will take the lead interface role for Logistics Purchasing within the Central Brexit Steering Group. This strategic role will help to shape and lead activity required to enable Jaguar Land Rover to be ready for the UK leaving the EU, with the role providing a key interface regularly between functional departments, suppliers and outside agencies. The successful candidates will be responsible for delivering projects across a broad range of areas within the Logistics Purchasing team from supply chain design and supplier sourcing, supplier engagement, technical change, department readiness, supplier readiness and process landscape review. Skills Required: Sourcing Supply Chain Management Excellent Communication Experience Required: Proven years` experience in Automotive / Manufacturing / Heavy Industry supply chain or purchasing Proven ability to work independently, results driven, demonstrating tenacity, drive and perseverance with the ability to deliver projects in a complex, highly demanding environment. A strong communicator with the ability to communicate effectively with key stakeholders to influence cross-functional engagement Ability to be highly organised and continually focus on attention to detail Extensive experience of end to end supply chain processes and material flow Ability to work to manage confidential and secret information Developing & implementing strategies with the focus on delivering professional change that meets the needs of the end customer. Identify opportunities for creating synergies between different projects and work streams A resilient and enthusiastic individual who responds constructively to new ideas and inputs ¿ Desire to solve problems through own initiative and drive Ability to operate outside of comfort zone in order to complete tasks An individual with a proven track record in delivering results in both favourable and unfavourable conditions The ability to challenge in a positive way whilst building credibility and trust through experience and personal style Experience of working in a global, multi-cultural environment Knowledge of process creation and development Understanding of supply chain design Ability to keep pace in a rapidly changing environment Education Required: APM or Logistics qualifications If you are interested in this position, please APPLY NOW. For more information, contact Lois Weston at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384446119. 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 / Warwick

GDPR Reporting Lead - 36321

Ref: 36321 Title: GDPR Reporting Lead Division: Business Office Contract Position based at: Multiple locations, main base at Gaydon Position Description: The GDPR Reporting Lead is required to develop, manage and maintain GDPR Database reporting and metrics, to support JLR Purchasing GDPR activity. The Lead will manage the existing reporting system using both Microsoft Access and Microsoft Excel, to produce reporting and contract detail consistently and accurately. The Lead will also work with IT and Data & Analytics colleagues to develop a reporting tool suitable for the long term requirements of JLR. The Lead will work with JLR Purchasing GDPR Specialists, and the wider Purchasing Team, to facilitate GDPR activity. Skills Required: Advanced Microsoft Excel and Microsoft Access capability Understanding of GDPR legislation and requirements. Strong communication and influencing skills, within cross-functional teams. Experience Required: Experience of working in a large Purchasing function Experience of working in a GDPR Compliance function Experience of working in JLR If you are interested in this position and have the relevant experience, please APPLY NOW. For more information, contact Lois Weston at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384446119. 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 / Warwick

Despatch Planner

Job Title: Despatch Planner Location: Peterborough Job Details A recognised leading manufacturer of industrial diesel engines is in search of a Despatch Planner to join their team in Peterborough on a contract basis until at least March 2020. The Despatch Planning Team resides within the PEC Supply Chain Team and is responsible for arranging the collection and despatch of all customer engine and parts orders. The team operates in a fast paced environment and interacts with a number of areas across the IPSD business in order to ensure we meet the customers committed ship dates. This position will focus on the timely management of transport arrangements for all customer orders despatched from the PEC & PSEL facilities, via various modes of transportation. The role will be mainly responsible for the adherence to customer shipping terms (Incoterms), payment terms, measurement of our committed Ship date performance and management of finished goods stock. QUALIFICATIONS, SKILLS & EXPERIENCE REQUIRED: Essential: Consistent focus on accuracy whilst maintaining required velocity. Intermediate Excel spreadsheet experience and the ability to manipulate data. Hyper-organised, able to maintain process discipline at all times. Good communication skills Desirable: Advanced Excel knowledge Knowledge and experience of working with ERP / MRP systems. Knowledge of Inco terms / International despatch & haulage processes Experience of working in a high velocity environment KEY RESPONSIBILITIES: Manage Logistics and system management for despatch from Peterborough warehouse. Verify despatch requirements by customer on a daily basis and ensure sales orders are aligned to best practice for optimising loads. Checking engine availability, reskid requirements etc Maintenance and booking of timeslots within Transwide web system. Maintaining a good working relationship with MPS and Account Coordinator Teams. Communication with all areas of MPS to ensure 'finished' engines are available in time for their required committed ship date Communication with hauliers for arranging collections. Maintain professional interface between Orders Management and Despatch Team. Constant and consistent communication with the Account Coordinator Teams to ensure all customer committed ship dates (CSD) are adhered to. Recording of CSD (Committed Ship Date) performance Production of load sheet for all collections Calculation of container and trailer utilisation. Full understanding and adherence to the Dangerous Goods by Air regulations. Adherence to Customer Incoterms. KEY RELATIONSHIPS: Orders Management Teams Logistics Analysts Freight Suppliers Factory 4 Despatch Team 3rd Party Logistics Service Provider PEC and PSEL MPS Teams KEY COMPETENCIES: Building Trust Adaptability Work Standards Working Together Building Customer Loyalty Building Partnerships If you are interested in this position, please APPLY NOW. For more information, contact Lois Weston at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384446119. 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 / Peterborough

Brexit Senior Project Analyst - 36306 - up to £46.41 hr Ltd - Purchasing

Ref: 36306 Title: Brexit Project Senior Analyst Division: Purchasing Contract Position based at: Whitley Position Description: A Brexit Project Senior Analyst is required to join a leading automotive OEM based in Whitley, Coventry on a contract basis until at least March 2020. The role of Brexit Project Senior Analyst is a high profile purchasing role which requires stakeholder engagement at many levels within the organisation and the external supply base. The Senior Analyst will be responsible for leading projects and initiatives across many key functions of the business, with a site in one of Non-Production, Production and Special Ops Purchasing. A varied skill set is required due to the speciality of the role; an ability to communicate concepts clearly, a high level of interaction internally, as well as managing a continual flow of change within the scope of the project itself. This role is required to support the Global Purchasing team to deliver changes associated with the UK leaving the EU - Brexit. The role will take on a lead role for their 'home' function in providing the interface between home function and the Central Brexit Steering team, localising relevant activities and actions in team and taking lead in seeing such relevant actions through to conclusion. This strategic role will help to shape and lead activity required to enable Jaguar Land Rover to be ready for the UK leaving the EU, with the role providing a key interface regularly between functional departments, suppliers and outside agencies. The successful candidates will be responsible for delivering projects across a broad range of areas from communication, supplier engagement, technical change, department readiness, supplier readiness and process landscape review. Skills Required: Project Management Supply Chain Management Excellent Communication Experience Required: Proven years` experience in Automotive / Manufacturing / Heavy Industry supply chain or purchasing Proven ability to work independently, results driven, demonstrating tenacity, drive and perseverance with the ability to deliver projects in a complex, highly demanding environment. A strong communicator with the ability to communicate effectively with key stakeholders to influence cross-functional engagement Ability to be highly organised and continually focus on attention to detail Extensive experience of end to end supply chain processes and material flow Ability to work to manage confidential and secret information Developing & implementing strategies with the focus on delivering professional change that meets the needs of the end customer. Identify opportunities for creating synergies between different projects and work streams A resilient and enthusiastic individual who responds constructively to new ideas and inputs Desire to solve problems through own initiative and drive Ability to operate outside of comfort zone in order to complete tasks An individual with a proven track record in delivering results in both favourable and unfavourable conditions The ability to challenge in a positive way whilst building credibility and trust through experience and personal style Experience of working in a global, multi-cultural environment Knowledge of process creation and development Understanding of supply chain design Ability to keep pace in a rapidly changing environment Education Required: APM or Logistics qualifications If you are interested in this position and have the required experience, please APPLY NOW. For more information, contact Lois Weston at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384446119. 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 / Coventry

Non-Production Buyer - 36305

Ref: 36305 Title: Non Production Buyer Division: Purchasing Contract Position based at: Whitley Position Description: A Buyer is required to join a leading automotive OEM based in Coventry. This is a contract position until at least end of March 2020. The Non-Production Purchasing (NPP) Capital Equipment team procures all JLR's global manufacturing and testing facilities including Trim & Final Assembly, Paint, Body in White, Engines, Electric Propulsion and Product Validation. The team's role is integral to JLR's core businesses, being closely linked to the company's direct manufacturing and test operations and JLR`s vehicle cycle plan This specific role will be procuring capital equipment across all JLR facilities taking responsibility for sourcing, contract management and supplier relationship management. The role requires a high level of interaction with internal stakeholders and external suppliers. The successful candidate will need to be a flexible team player with good organisation, communication and negotiation skills. Key Accountabilities and Responsibilities Responsibility for the application of the applicable category plans to specific sourcing requirements including supplier selection and go to market approach in line with policy. Delivering sourcing in line with policy and to agreed targets, through Global Sourcing Process and deploying Total Cost of Ownership approach were applicable. Ensuring sufficient capacity at nomination and managing strategic capacity changes. Leading supplier sourcing negotiations and contracting, including legal and financial approval. Supporting cost events to ensure programme target alignment. Ensuring supplier quotations and costs are accurate and documented. Maximising Purchasing influence and ensure alignment with Purchasing processes and policy. Providing supplier and supply chain risk management for assigned categories. Undertaking any other work as directed by their line manager in connection with their job as may be requested. Key Performance Indicators Measurable indicators that will be used to demonstrate how this role will deliver against the accountabilities. Early Sourcing Work Plan management New model/project cost target achievement at sourcing Contribute to the management, planning and delivery of the annual value added savings Supplier performance management and relationship management Global Sourcing Process performance metrics Management of contractual change and suppliers throughout the duration of the projects Skills Required: An individual who is a team player, results driven, demonstrates flexibility, drive and perseverance to meet demanding work commitments Ability to work with minimal supervision, process driven, be organised and focused on attention to detail. Commercial awareness, business acumen, negotiation skills. Good communication skills with the ability to converse at all levels of the organisation and with external suppliers. Good stakeholder management and relationship management skills and experience. Experience Required: Needs to have some commercial experience Procurement experience Experience of a large company environment Education Required: Relevant Degree If you are interested in this role and have the relevant experience, please APPLY NOW. For more information, contact Lois Weston at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384446119. 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 / Coventry

Customs Import Facilitator

Job Title: Customs Import Facilitator Location: Stafford An opportunity has arisen for a Customs Import Facilitator at the Stafford site of a leading off highways organisation. This position is responsible for handling daily import and customs activity with freight forwarders to ensure parts and product flow across international borders in compliance with regulatory requirements. KEY RESPONSIBILITIES: People/Teamwork Interact with internal business partners regarding the flow of goods into the UK and resolve any discrepancies and compliance issues which may arise. Administration & Velocity Issuance of import instructions to freight forwarders/ customs brokers in a timely manner. Maintain accurate records for audit and trade compliance purposes: maintenance of daily imports documentation and register. Issuance of customer country of origin certificates. Compliance Review customs entries completed by brokers to ensure compliance. Remediate discrepancies to ensure the correct duty and VAT is paid to HMRC. Communications Coordinate with freight forwarders daily and resolve any operational issues. Assist in the facilitation of communication between the facility and customs/ HMRC for entry discrepancies and remediation. Quality Maintenance of internal customs compliance metrics and freight forwarder KPI's. Cost Ensure duty savings are obtained for applicable Free Trade Agreement programmes. KEY RELATIONSHIPS: Who are the key stakeholders for the role? Freight forwarders/ customs brokers Internal business partners - Material Planning, Purchasing. KEY COMPETENCIES: Integrity & trust Attention to detail/ data accuracy Priority setting Customer focus Building inclusive relationships Dealing with uncertainty Problem solving QUALIFICATIONS, SKILLS & EXPERIENCE REQUIRED: Essential Strong communication skills Attention to detail IT literate - Excel skills a strong advantage Planning and organising skills and ability to meet tight deadlines Flexible approach with strong problem-solving skills Good team player Customer Focused Desirable Experience of working with a large organisation and the complexity this brings Experience of working within an organisation that buy/sell large volumes worldwide Proficient in MS Office applications Understanding of incoterms Previous experience of working within an imports/export role If you are interested in this position, please APPLY NOW. For more information, contact Lois Weston at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384446119. 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 / Stafford

Supply Chain Analyst

Reporting to the Master Production Scheduler, the individual will provide Johnson Matthey (JM) with valuable insight of customer demand profiles and trends, enabling JM to protect it's interests in a volatile industry. Principal Accountabilities: Continual maintenance and analysis of customer orders. Entering Demand accurately and efficiently. Analysing Demand variation paying close attention to anomalies. Providing reports/pack to key stakeholders. Help provide demand analysis for the monthly S&OP Cycle to make recommendations to commercial and Demand Team on planning strategy Engaging with SAP team to develop the demand entry and analysis process. Supporting key stakeholders which will include liaising with Supply Chain, Customer Service and Commercial teams where required. To take on any other duties which are within the employee's skills and abilities whenever reasonably instructed. SCOPE Directly entering and maintaining the weekly demand profile/s in a timely manner Provide detailed and accurate demand variation analysis Provide weekly "Demand Profile" packs to key stakeholders highlighting any major variations Working closely with Demand planners and liaising with Supply Chain departments Monitor, update and develop KPI's Working closely with Demand planners to manage inventory levels reducing working capital and obsolescence This role may require travelling and help provide additional support to other JM Site/s QUALIFICATIONS, KNOWLEDGE, EXPERIENCE - ESSENTIAL GCSE level qualifications Good level of Microsoft Office skills (Excel and PowerPoint) Good communication skills Good attention to detail Quick to learn new skills Able to prioritise their own workload Work well within a team DESIRABLE SKILLS Supply Chain experience/background Challenge the status quo and/or challenge discrepancies 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 / Royston

Reward Analyst

Job Title: Reward Analyst Location: Malmesbury Contract length: 3 months A Reward Analyst is required on a minimum 3 month basis to join the HR department of a company who design and manufacture state of the art products for a global market. The Reward Analyst will work within the HR department, and this role involves a lot of data analysis and MI analysis. The successful candidate needs to have advanced Excel skills, and attention to detail is key. You will also need to be available at short notice for this urgent contract. Previous experience within a similar role is required, however this can be from any industry. Essential knowledge: Excel Comfortable with Vlookups, pivot tables, index match, nested if statements etc. and handling large volumes of data. Key tasks Analysing survey data Creating pay ranges Individual job pricings Ad hoc benchmarking requests If you are interested in this position please APPLY NOW. For more information, contact Lois Weston at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384446119. 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 / Malmesbury

Business Office Support Specialist - 36304 - up to £14.21/hr Ltd

Title: Business Office Support Specialist Division: Manufacturing Engineering Contract Position based at: Whitley Pay Rate: up to £14.21/hr Ltd A Business Support role has become available for a leading automotive OEM based in Covntry. This is a minimum six month contract with potential for estension. Position Description: The role will cover two aspects - some PA activities to assist Directors with diary and travel and planning activities and related expenses as well as supporting the business office with analysis and communication activities. Duties to include, but not limited to: Creation of regular newsletters by liaising with the wider team for articles, editing proof reading etc to produce a professional output in the agreed format. Organisation of team events from 100 - 500 people - booking and liaising with venues, managing speakers and agendas as well as follow up feedback activities. Some data management will be required to support the travel approval process - managing multiple inputs, collating and presenting in a professional format and managing the forecast vs budget spreadsheets with finance. Other ad hoc support activities for both the Business Office team, or potentially the wider department. Skills Required: Must be very capable of using the Microsoft Suite to a high standard. Outlook, Excel, Powerpoint, Word etc, including the ability to manage some medium sized data sets) Outgoing and confident with excellent organisational skills. Able to liaise with people at all levels of the organisation as well as outside organisations. Flexible approach to location and a positive mindset - able to manage change is a proactive manner Experience Required: Experience in a busy office environment essential. Ability to deliver in often tight time frames Experience of Adobe CC would be beneficial as would a working knowledge of AllStar expenses systems and the ability to book and manage international flights with short notice. Additional Information: Role will be based at Whitley but could on occasions be required to work at other sites. If you are interested in this position an have the appropriate expierience, pleas APPLY NOW for call lois.weston@jonlee.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 Contracts are those of an Employment Business.

Contract / Coventry

Buyer - Maternity Cover - Leicester

Job Title: Buyer Location: Leicester Contract length: 12 months A Buyer is required on a 12 month contract to cover maternity, based at an aircraft manufacturing organisation in Leicester. PRIMARY PURPOSE OF JOB Provide procurement effort to ensure that all relevant purchased material is available to the business within appropriate timescales and cost. Export/Import Compliance Officer - Manage both the Export/Import of Technology process and Export of Shipping and Export Process and actions relating to Export MAIN 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 (including metalwork, sub-assemblies, gaskets, labels, etc.) Coordination of requirements planning and timely material availability to the business. Adherence to and maintenance of company policy and procedures Maintain an ethical approach on behalf of the business Manage Export processes and maintain and action all Export records. TASKS 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, design. Coordinate the repair of faulty subcontracted material for customer and production use. Manage vendors of; Components and/or assemblies' custom fabricated to U-TacS Specification, supplies commercial of the shelf components and/or assemblies, capable of providing maintenance, repair, operating supplies, services and safety products. Review and update Export/Import processes. Raise and maintain all export licenses, invoices, documentation packages, advice notes, open licences returns. KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS REQUIRED 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 Flexible approach to duties and responsibilities 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. If you are interested in this position and have the suitable experience, please APPLY NOW. For more information, contact Lois Weston at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384446119. 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 / Leicester

MPL Programme Analyst - 36301

Ref: 36301 Title: Programme Analyst Division: Manufacturing Engineering Contract Position based at: Gaydon, Whitley and Halewood Position Description: Programme Analyst required to work within the Logistics Programme Management department responsible for providing Material Planning & Logistics (MP&L) strategies, solutions & costs into future JLR vehicle programmes. Role responsibilities include: Leading and managing the creation of a Plan for Every Part (PfEP) information to develop solutions for MP&L. Using data analysis to construct and analyse logistics costs from bill of material data with sourcing and packaging assumptions. Liaison with Purchasing through global sourcing process to ensure logistics factors are fully included in all sourcing decisions. Support Design for Logistics activities to optimise supply chain programme costs. Complete ad hoc manufacturing and globalisation project requests with MP&L information. Skills Required: Supply chain or logistics experience Project or programme management experience leading or coordinating projects. Strong analytical skills and advanced / intermediate user in Microsoft Office Excel. Experience Required: High degree of personal motivation and drive. Must have a strong desire to deliver against targets. Have strong analytical skills and statistical ability. Prior experience leading or coordinating projects or programmes. Ability to engage and influence - have a positive impact, influence stakeholders effectively. Must be a good team player and ensure communication is open, direct and clear. Ability to anticipate future challenges and opportunities Able to have a positive impact and an ability to engage / influence stakeholders effectively. Experience working in an automotive or large multinational company desirable. Prior experience working in a Logistics function or company preferred. Education Required: Degree qualified. Additional Information: Although the successful candidate will be based in JLR Gaydon, the successful candidate must be able to work from JLR Whitley (Coventry) or JLR Halewood (Liverpool) on occasions. If you are interested in this position, please APPLY NOW. For more information, contact Lois Weston at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384446119. 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 / Warwick

Material Planning Analyst

Job Title: Material Planning Analyst Location: Peterborough A leading off highways organisation is in search of a Material Planning Analyst to join their site in Peterborough on a contract basis until March 2020. Role Summary: Responsible for resolving issues and follow-up on purchase orders, and resolve allocated grief issues. Exercises moderate independent judgement with direction from supervisor. Education/Experience: Completion of A levels; Additional general business education or equivalent on-the-job training - preferred. Previous related experience required. Knowledge of various purchasing and accounting systems, receiving report processing, and shipping regulations Major Job Duties and Responsibilities: Resolving all grief issues. Determining necessary action needed to successfully correct the problem. Making numerous contacts by phone, fax or email, to all parties involved in order to enter shipments and final receipts. Following up on orders not received per customer's request. Communicating with customer regarding status of order. Performing order revisions as necessary, including price adjustments, changing/adding schedules, opening/closing purchase orders, etc. Analysing and confirming the correctness of customer orders. Performing the set-up of new supplier and customer information. Analysing sources, verifying, and processing orders. Serving as a specialist within the group and providing interpretation and problem solving advice to others inside and outside of the department. If you are interested in this role, please APPLY NOW. For more information, contact Lois Weston at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384446119. 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 / Peterborough

Duty Import Clerk

Job Title: Import Duty / Accounting Clerk Location: Peterlee, County Durham A Duty Clerk is required on a 6 month basis to join a leading off highways organisation, and will look after inward processing, imports and ideally have supply chain experience. You will be based at their site in Peterlee, County Durham. The facility is authorised to operate several customs simplifications and regimes, namely: · Inward Processing (IP) · Customs Freight Simplified Procedure (CFSP) · New Community Transit System (NCTS) Through participation in these simplifications and regimes the facility achieves significant duty savings and supply chain enhancements. To safeguard these benefits the facility must ensure compliance with its obligations as an importer, exporter and authorisation holder through meeting a number of regulatory requirements in respect of its day-to-day operations. Job Duties/Responsibilities may include, but are not limited to: - Provision of clearance instructions for imports to the UK of goods to ensure that customs entries are created in accordance with HMRC regulations and that all procedures as they relate to Procedure Codes, Commodity Codes and documentation are complied with. - Validation of all customs entry documentation to ensure that these match to the instructions provided and following up with Customs Agents to ensure that any discrepancies/errors are acknowledged and corrected in a timely manner. - Assisting with the maintenance of the Grosvenor Ricardo Duty Management System (Ricardo) to ensure that all entries are processed correctly, and any discrepancies are notified to the Accounting Manager - Trade Compliance in a timely manner. Resolve any issues regarding both the Ricardo transactional funnel generation process as well as individual funnel file issues. - Assisting with the maintenance of the core product data relating to Commodity Codes, Customs Procedure Codes and Duty Bills of Material within Ricardo and, where applicable, the Peterlee Systems ERP System. - Ensuring that all non-EU goods, and goods received via Duty Transfer or Community Transit are cleared in accordance with HMRC regulations and that all procedures as they relate to Procedure Codes, Commodity Codes and documentation are complied with. This also involves ensuring that all IP Removals to Free Circulation (relating to truck disposal entries) are made in a timely manner and using correct procedures as they relate to Procedure Codes, Commodity Codes etc. - Obtaining and validating Export Declarations from DHL Global in support of Caterpillar SARL VAT reporting requirement, together with dealing with any related queries in respect of customs procedural codes, statistical values etc. Requirements: - Ideally, the successful candidate will have substantial relevant experience. Fluency in English is required and other languages are an added strength. - Excellent interpersonal skills are essential as this person will be interacting with Operations and Supply Chain personnel on a daily basis and will also be required to interact with Customs Agents, Freight Forwarders and Government Officials, as appropriate. If you are interested in this position, please APPLY NOW. For more information, contact Lois Weston at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384446119. 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 / Peterlee

Interim Business and Facilities Officer

Job Title: Facilities Officer Location: Coventry A Business and Facilities Officer is required to join an manufacturing education establishment in Coventry, on a contract running until Christmas 2019. The Facilities Officer will be required to ensure that the physical environment of buildings supports the department's strategic, teaching and research objectives. Duties and Responsibilities: To manage decorative plans for all areas of buildings, including initial assessment, advice on layouts, furniture and equipment and, if approved, managing communications sensitively and logistics efficiently; in conjunction with key stakeholders, consulting as necessary to gain a broad and comprehensive view of existing and future needs; ensure that signage and display facilities promote good communications and create a positive image; ensure that facilities are appropriate for undergraduate and post-graduate students, particularly in relation to accommodation and security. To manage buildings and facilities on a day to day basis ensuring that both planned and adhoc maintenance and cleaning works are carried out to the required standard and that the schedule of works is undertaken so as not to impede operations in liaison with the University's Estates office. In conjunction with the Health and Safety and Compliance Officers, to manage risk by ensuring compliancy with the University's Health, Safety and Welfare policy and relevant Health and Safety legislation; proactively influence the behaviour of all staff and students by providing advice; ensure issues are reported to promote and ensure safe systems; ensure all accidents and near misses are correctly reported; ensure that temporary staff, contractors and work experience students have adequate induction. To manage the facilities team - including recruitment, performance management, objective setting and monitoring, and staff development. To record and monitor expenditure against the Facilities budget ensuring best value for money in procuring goods and services Skills and Experience Minimum 2.1 Undergraduate degree or equivalent qualification NEBOSH certificate Relevant facilities management experience at a comparable level An organised self-starter, with line management experience, including the ability to identify the best delegation options for each task Project management experience (with previous experience of budget management up to at least £250,000), to ensure that works are programmed for minimum impact on teaching and research activities Ability to negotiate efficiently and diplomatically with senior members of academic and administrative staff and external contractors Excellent verbal and written communication skills Strong IT skills with recent use of MS packages, particularly Outlook and Excel and the ability to manipulate data. Demonstrable ability to prioritise, manage and complete a high volume of work, meet deadlines and maintain succinct, effective communication at all levels in a fast paced and complex environment. Excellent customer service skills, with the ability to manage key stakeholder relationships as necessary Demonstrable accuracy and attention to detail A flexible approach to work, as not all projects will be fully achievable during normal working hours If you are interested in this position, please APPLY NOW. For more information, contact Lois Weston at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384446119. 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 / Coventry

Materials, Planning and Logistics Project Coordinator - 36296

Ref: 36296 Title: MPL Project Coordinator Division: Materials, Planning and Logistics Contract Position based at: Solihull A MPL Programme Coordinator is required to join a leading automotive OEM based at their site in Solihull. This is a minimum 6 month contract with potential for extension. Position Description: MP&L Programme Management for new vehicle launch at Solihull. Department is responsible for ensuring deliverables are completed by set gateways to deliver a robust launch. This includes budget management and working closely with all MP&L functions to track project status and also key risks. Where risks are identified, containments and solutions must be identified to protect the build dates required. MP&L programme management also attend business reviews and confirm overall programme status and also declare any issues with plans to resolve. Skills Required: Supply Chain or Logistics experience Project Management Problem solving Experience Required: Experience working in supply chain function / automotive. Experience managing a complex project and tools required to ensure key milestones are achieved Experience of problem solving techniques Experience Preferred: Experience with working within Logistics function / role If you are interested in this position, please APPLY NOW. For more information, contact Lois Weston at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384446119. 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 / Solihull

Material Planning Analyst

Job Title: Material Planning Analyst Location: Irlam, Manchester A leading off highways organisation is in search of a Material Planning Analyst to join their site in Irlam on a contract basis until March 2020. Role Summary: Responsible for resolving issues and follow-up on purchase orders, and resolve allocated grief issues. Exercises moderate independent judgement with direction from supervisor. Education/Experience: Completion of A levels; Additional general business education or equivalent on-the-job training - preferred. Previous related experience required. Knowledge of various purchasing and accounting systems, receiving report processing, and shipping regulations Major Job Duties and Responsibilities: Resolving all grief issues. Determining necessary action needed to successfully correct the problem. Making numerous contacts by phone, fax or email, to all parties involved in order to enter shipments and final receipts. Following up on orders not received per customer's request. Communicating with customer regarding status of order. Performing order revisions as necessary, including price adjustments, changing/adding schedules, opening/closing purchase orders, etc. Analysing and confirming the correctness of customer orders. Performing the set-up of new supplier and customer information. Analysing sources, verifying, and processing orders. Serving as a specialist within the group and providing interpretation and problem solving advice to others inside and outside of the department. If you are interested in this role, please APPLY NOW. For more information, contact Lois Weston at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384446119. 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 / Irlam

Travel and Fleet Analyst

Job Title: Travel / Fleet Analyst Location: Peterborough A leading off highways organisation based in Peterborough is looking for a Travel / Fleet Analyst to join them on a contract basis until at least March 2020. JOB ROLE TASKS Respond and resolve traveller and stakeholder inquiries concerning travel and fleet policy, travel and fleet related experiences, and miscellaneous data requests Interact with travel and fleet suppliers to resolve traveller/enterprise related concerns Maintain and support internal databases needed for travel reporting and metrics Provide day to day support for the implementation of travel and fleet related programs and services across all businesses throughout EAME Perform analytical and administrative tasks in support of Global Supply Network strategic initiatives Interact with all levels of employees daily to provide analytical and customer service support. KEY COMPETENCIES: Effective Communication Focus on Quality and attention to details Outstanding customer service Strong Analytical Skills QUALIFICATIONS, SKILLS & EXPERIENCE REQUIRED: Strong communication, planning and organising, self-initiative, and teamwork approach Administrative experience booking business travel Knowledge of Caterpillar locations and lines of business Proficient in Microsoft Office to include Word, Excel, Powerpoint. University undergraduate degree QUALIFICATIONS, SKILLS & EXPERIENCE PREFERRED: Travel management and/or Hospitality experience Proficient in Microsoft Office to include Access, Visio, and Travel Management Company reporting tools including On Line Booking Tools Knowledge and Understanding of Caterpillar Global Operations If you are interested in this position, please APPLY NOW. For more information, contact Lois Weston at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384446119. 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 / Peterborough

Buyer

Job Title: Buyer Location: Stafford A leading off highways organisation has an exciting opportunity for a Buyer to join the Global Supply Network Division (formerly Global Purchasing). This will be on a contract basis with a generous hourly rate. You will be responsible for managing procurement activity for the Large Power System Division (LPSD) at our Stafford Engine manufacturing facility. Your role will involve delivering procurement excellence and integration between Global Supply Network Division (GSND) and the facility. As a Buyer you will provide purchasing solutions expertise and deliver a lean, responsive and resilient material and services flow for the facility from source to dock. The role will demonstrate leadership in implementing cost reduction projects and inventory and quality improvement; as well as responsibility for soundness of business proposals and risk assessment. Job Duties/Responsibilities may include, but are not limited to: Responsible and accountable for the implementation of a local sourcing strategy Managing policies, agreements, special purchasing programs; and supporting specific Product line(s) NPI programs Provide leadership for cost reduction, sourcing, logistics and resource management. Lead continuous improvement initiatives and new product introduction activities within Purchasing Liaison with corresponding Category buyers. Required Qualifications: Degree educated or equivalent experience within a Purchasing role. Previous experience in managing a supplier base. Ability to lead teams, suppliers and customers to effective solutions Analytical, problem solving, and project leadership skills Effective communicator in written and oral form Well-developed interpersonal skills Desired Qualifications: Previous experience of managing global suppliers. Professional certification in Purchasing and/or Inventory Management If you are interested in this role and have the relevant experience, please APPLY NOW. For more information, contact Lois Weston at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384446119. 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 / Stafford

HR Centre of Expertise Manager - 36277

Ref: 36277 Title: HR Centre of Expertise Manager Division: HR Contract Position based at: Coventry A global automotive OEM based in Coventry is looking for a HR Manager to join them on a contract basis until at ;east March 2020. Position Description: The Global Reward Centre of Expertise designs, develops and delivers strategies across the organisation in relation to reward and benefits policies and processes. This role benchmarks with the external environment to identify best practices in reward, consider the applicability to specific project/s and then develops policies, processes and initiatives as appropriate. This particular opportunity will be responsible for reward support for projects, particularly relating to the setup of new ventures related to JLR. The role will be measured on its ability to design appropriate reward structures and has a project focus. It will need to ensure Reward is compliant, competitive, appropriate and affordable. Skills Required: Experience of stakeholder management and networking skills Experience of Business Influencing and Contracting Strong analytical skills to identify how one issue can impact on another and put in place the required interventions through support or from own knowledge base Experience Required: New Start-Up Reward experience Strong track record of successful Stakeholder Management, specifically the ability to confidently advise and influence senior stakeholders Commercially astute with an ability to understand the business function that this role supports A good communicator who can communicate complex ideas An effective team player, actively leads, develops and supports team members An individual who enables speed in decision making through establishing alignment, clarity, appropriate resources and sense of urgency whilst bringing others along Education Required: Degree qualified or equivalent experience preferred Additional Information: We would be happy to consider part time candidates if they have the experience we are seeking. (e.g. minimum of 3 days per week) - we could have a little bit of flexibility on hours - eg working 5 days a week but doing hours equivalent to 3 days a week. If you are interested in this position and have the appropriate experience, please APPLY NOW. For more information, contact Lois Weston on Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384446119. 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 / Coventry

Material Planner

Job Title: Material Planner Location: Stockton A world leading off highways manufacturer is in search of a Material Planner to join their site in Stockton-on-Tees on a long term contract basis. As Material Planner, you will perform Material Analysis and supplier Liaison to ensure material availability in line with MRP forecast for all Stockton produced products. JOB DUTIES: This role is to work as a member of the Material and Logistics Planning team, based in Stockton-on-Tees to ensure material availability in line with production demands. Working under the direction of the Material Planning Supervisor, the candidate will analyse MRP schedule requirements against current planned schedules and collaborate with suppliers if schedule changes ae required. The candidate will work with suppliers to ensure material is planned, organized and available in line with schedule and packaging requirements. Duties include but are not limited to the following: - Working in MRP system to set supplier schedules - Using Caterpillars on-line supplier collaboration portal to ensure efficient and timely supplier communication - Instigate material expedites when a line shortage is identified - Communicate potential material shortages and status reports with operations teams if required. - Track and monitor supplier performance levels - Hold regular performance reviews with suppliers to drive improvements - Escalate poor supplier performance to Caterpillar Purchasing teams. - Review material planning parameters to ensure optimum inventory holding to ensure consistent production and inventory turns targets are met. - Organise transport if required to fulfill deliveries. JOB REQUIREMENTS: - Strong analytical and problem-solving skills required - Strong Numeric skills essential - Strong Computer skills essential - Excellent interpersonal, teamwork, organization and communication skills - Must be willing to learn and develop knowledge & skills required for the role. BACKGROUND/EXPERIENCE: - Ideally Qualified to a minimum of A'Level or higher standard - Advanced skill in use of computer programs such as Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point & e-mail systems are essential. - Experience & knowledge of working with MRPII planning systems - Requires effective communications skills in both written and oral. - Must exhibit good interpersonal skills and a collaborative work style - Required to be able to prioritise work in a dynamic environment. - Required to accept responsibility and produce highest productivity and quality work, maintain the highest ethical and professional standards within supply chain organisation. If you are interested in this position and have the relevant experience, please APPLY NOW. For more information, contact Lois Weston at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384446119. 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 / Stockton-on-Tees

Parts Return Coordinator

Parts Return Coordinator Peterborough A Parts Return Coordinator is required to join a leading off highways organisation in Peterborough on a 6 month contract. Job Purpose: As a Parts Return Coordinator, you will be part of the Service & Customer Support Division, who have responsibility for supporting all CAT & Perkins engine products, 0.5-18 Litre, in region, across all industry types (machine, industrial, marine, EP, oil & gas, rail). This is a key support role, where you will be leading the global identification, return, tracking and communication of service part returns in direct support of CPI projects across all IPSD-ME product ranges. Job Duties: Responsibility for coordination and tracking of service part returns from the field and analysis associated with active CPI projects, on 0.5-7.1L product range. Locate relevant parts, globally, as identified by CPI project team and arrange for return using corporate returns processes and methodologies. Develop, own and maintain processes and documentation relating to CPI part returns, including tracking of parts and supplier reporting status to ensure reports and investigation findings are received on time and to the desired quality and that all PIQ events are updated at each step through to closure. Creation of field watches to ensure rapid visibility and recovery of identified parts in support of CPI project(s). Regular communication with CPI project team and supervisor on returns status, per project, including identification of roadblocks or obstacles. Provide governance to the CPI part returns process, holding internal partners to account for delivering on commitments and responsibilities. Communicate information in a concise and accurate manner, ensuring velocity is driven through the entire part returns process. Define and develop best working practices to recover and track parts returned from the field through to supplier analysis reporting. You will work with and develop collaborative relationships with local, regional and global counterparts, dealers, field personnel, engineering and product groups to ensure key goals and objectives are achieved Working independently as a CPI project team member, with guidance from Black Belts and Service Engineers, to identify and prioritise part returns, have them investigated through the pre-defined analysis route(s), summarise and communicate findings, ultimately leading to the timely and cost effective resolution of significant field problems. Key tools and systems used include: - Send It Back (SIB) part return system/process - Schooner / Seafoam part tracking software - CPi tool - SIMS (Service Information Management System) - SIS (Service Information System) - Microsoft excel, power-point and word - Various database applications, including access and Lotus Notes - Warranty System Success factors for this role include demonstrating excellent process adherence and development skills and effective implementation of project management principles. Major challenges facing incumbents are meeting velocity targets and managing multiple priorities. This position must keep up-to date on changing customer needs as projects progress and stay current with any new technology, process or systems development related to part returns. Required Qualifications: - Technical background, preferably on diesel engines and systems - Previous experience in a quality and process driven environment - Proven, strong organisational, process management and planning skills - Ability to work under pressure, performing multiple assignments - Excellent communication (verbal and written) and prioritisation skills - Self-starter with the ability to work with minimal supervision - Strong data analysis and interpretation capabilities Desirable Qualifications: - Previous customer or supplier facing experience - Engine troubleshooting and fault diagnosis experience - Ability to build working relationships across multiple business units and departments - Familiar with company policies and procedures, particularly relating to CPI and product issue investigation and resolution Please get in touch if you would like to apply for this position! If you would like any more information, contact Lois Weston at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384446119. 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 / Peterborough

Logistics Analyst

Job Title: Logistics Analyst Location: Peterborough A Logstics and Supply Chain Analyst is required to join a leading off highways organisation based in Peterborough. As Logistics Analyst you will participate on facility teams to develop material flow plans and pull material replenishment plans. Responsible for population of the Plan for Every Part database. Support efforts to improve factory flow to enhance lean material flow. This is an advanced position in the Supply Chain Planning function and is closely aligned to the Supply Chain Planning Engineer position. JOB DUTIES: Responsible for performing work to achieve corporate supply chain performance targets focused on inventory reduction, increased inventory turns and improved order-to-delivery results. This role performs physical / tactical work applying the Supply Chain Planning Process to build the Plan for Every Part for a facility. In addition, the incumbent works closely with facility Supply Chain Planning engineers, translating work requirements to Supply Chain Planning Analysts and providing work teams with direction. Documents PFEP information in the PFEP Web Tool, including, but not limited to: Facility lean material flow plans data on demand and demand variability supplier shipping performance and variability percentages for purchased finished material (both time and quantity) This role communicates and coaches key pull replenishment team and factory personnel on the standard process for Pull replenishment for a facility using change management processes and implementing visuals like boards, signage, standard work and job aids. Incumbent is responsible for creating and maintaining a report listing all PF part numbers used at a facility, drive input for those part numbers into the PFEP Web Tool, and providing data reporting to facility project teams. This position creates and maintains current and future state value stream maps at the product value stream level (may require marriage of MQ VSMs). Performs tactical, hands-on work to achieve CPS supply chain process compliance and MQ Certification for a facility. Works with personnel from other Supply Chain functions, 3rd party providers and facility divisions to drive supply chain improvements. The incumbent analyses value stream supply chain constraints and deploys corrective action. JOB REQUIREMENTS: Knowledge of CPS and lean supply chain principles, specifically those applied to pull replenishment using material replenishment tools and processes and material flow and throughput efficiency improvement. Knowledge of standard supply chain systems and supply chain planning analytical tools. Must possess strong collaborative, interpersonal and communication skills to effectively work across functions to perform work deploying supply chain improvements. Requires problem-solving skills to solve complex problems. Must be a strong team player in order to be effective in deploying supply chain improvements as part of a team. Must possess understanding of manufacturing and operations standard processes and basic product knowledge. Ability to analyze business conditions and situations during deployment needed to minimize disruption to daily requirements. CPS Support Team Member Qualified CPS Functional Job Role Qualified APICS CPIM or CSPC National Certification desired - College or university degree related to Supply Chain, or equivalent experience, is required. BACKGROUND/EXPERIENCE: Minimum of three to five years of progressively responsible supply chain job experience Previous experience as a Supply Chain Planning Analyst desired and / or Manufacturing Engineer required 6 Sigma project experience - Experience with the CPS RIW and Value Stream Transformation process desired A background in Supply Chain, Manufacturing / Operations, Inventory Management, Material Requirements Planning, Demand Management and/or Logistics is highly desired. If you are interested in this position, please APPLY NOW. For more information, contact Lois Weston at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384446119. 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 / Peterborough

Finance Project Lead - 36257

Ref: 36257 Title: Finance Project Lead (Transition and Automation) Division: Finance Contract Position based at: Coventry An experienced finance professional is required to join a transition and automation project for a leading automotive OEM based in Coventry. This is a long term contract basis until March 2020 and is renewed annually. Position Description: Transition and Automation Lead To lead Order to Cash / Purchase to Pay project and improvement activity through definition and transition phases into BAU. Ensuring delivery of compliant, standardised and automated solutions through a continuous improvement mind-set Skills Required: SAP experience in OTC / PTP, process automisation and of implementation of E2E robotics solutions Experience in leading OTC / PTP projects through to completion across multiple sites / countries / platforms and provision of management information to support Communication / presentation / people influencing skills, able to converse with different levels of people, showing empathy in listening but able to be persuasive in steering towards global solutions / standards Experience Required: OTC Specialist with a minimum of 3 years` experience Minimum of 3 years SAP transnational experience Proven supervisory / management skills Proven experience of project / transition activity delivery Excellent oral and written communication skills Proficient in Microsoft packages Strong planning / problem solving skills Customer first mind set Experience Preferred: Language skills an advantage Additional Information: Ability to travel internationally / within the UK as and when required If you are interested in this position, please APPLY NOW. For more information, contact Lois Weston at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384446119. 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 / Coventry

Product Planning Administrator - 36265

Ref: 36265 Title: Product Planning Administrator (Maternity Cover) Division: Special Vehicle Operations Contract Position based at: Fen End Position Description: The Special Operations Cycle Planning team coordinates product plans for both Special Vehicles and Vehicle Personalisation. As part of this role, the individual will coordinate the approval of programmes through key stages of development ('Gateways') from initiation through to final production. This role is to provide Maternity cover, principally in the coordination of Programme Gateway approvals. This role will entail liaison with the Programme teams to organise the approval meeting agenda, to record meeting outcomes and the generation of metrics. Skills Required: Excellent competency with MS Excel and Powerpoint Excellent communication skills and with highly-tuned attention to detail Strong organisation skills with an ability to work unsupervised Skills Preferred: The role will also require: Meticulous electronic filing of approved papers Regular updates of various trackers and metrics Maintenance of a Sharepoint site to ensure latest updates are available Experience Required: Experience of working in a programme-orientated role, particularly in a governance capacity. Must be highly conversant in MS Office applications, especially Powerpoint and Excel - in order to analyse data and present resulting conclusions Must have excellent written and verbal communication capabilities and be ready to collaborate with a broad set of stakeholders. Experience of working with multi-functional teams. Experience of preparing programme-related documentation, with a high degree of attention to detail Ability to configure MS Sharepoint sites An interest and demonstrable breadth of knowledge in the automotive industry - with an awareness of markets, brands and customer needs particularly relevant to JLR Education Required: A-level or equivalence, Degree level education an advantage. If you are interested in this position, please APPLY NOW. For more information, contact Lois Weston at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384446119. 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 / Coventry

Logistics - Export Engineer

Job Title: Logistics / Export Engineer Location: Telford Contract Length: 6 months A Logistics and Export Engineer is required to join a leading supplier to the automotive industry, on a six month inital contract based in Telford. Duties: Manage customer packaging requirements at new product introduction. Define and cost inbound and outbound transport strategies. Create shopfloor packaging instructions. Support customer portal requirements for packaging changes. Map flow of materials across site to define best in class delivery processes including Minimum Reorder Points, Optimum Stock Levels, Packaging Densities and Indirect Labour Utilisation. Link material requirements and production planning to flex stock levels and reduce line side inventory. Use and train 8 waste principles to highlight areas that can be improved. Use mathematical models to simulate improvements and allow cost benefits vs capital expenditure to be reviewed. Simulate employee movements, optimise flow and mathematically validate solutions. Define simple solutions to ensure employees are working in the most efficient and ergonomic way. Use Standard lean techniques to optimise and combine work flows where possible to reduce capacity levels of operator manning. Training in relevant CI tools such as Yamazumi, Ishikawa, PPS, Man Machine Cycle Analysis. Involvement in shop floor layout alterations and work with engineering team to implement. Create action / timing plans that can be used to measure implementation progress. Ensure compliance with all Health, Safety and Environmental legislation, Company policies and procedures. Identify and manage contractors in both specification and delivery to project timelines. To ensure conformance to IATF 16949 and ISO 14001 procedures. To carry out any additional duties that they may be reasonably expected to perform. Qualifications Degree in Manufacturing / Industrial Engineering or equivalent relevant qualification Skills and Experience Excellent written and verbal communication skills Able to summarise and present projects to senior management Manufacturing operations background, preferably automotive Competent user of Microsoft Office IT tools MTM Time Study Trained with industrial experience Proficient in Auto CAD Experience using Visio or similar Process Mapping Tools They offer you excellent opportunities for growth and development, ensured through regular meetings focused on feedback and a diverse training program. If you are interested in this position and feel you have the suitable experience, please APPLY NOW. For more information, contact Lois Weston at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384446119. 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 / Telford

Senior Project Analyst (Brexit Team) - 36256

Ref: 36256 Title: Senior Project Analyst (Brexit Team) A Senior Project Analyst is required to join a leading automotive OEM based in Gaydon, Warwickshire, on a long term contract basis until at least March 2020. This will be working closely with the purchasing team to deliver changes associated with the UK leaving the EU. Position Description: The role of Senior Project Analyst is a high profile purchasing role which requires stakeholder engagement at many levels within JLR and the external supply base. The Senior Analyst will be responsible for leading projects and initiatives across many key functions of the business including Global Purchasing, IT, Finance, Corporate Strategy, MBO, PR & OGC. A varied skill set is required due to the speciality of the role; an ability to communicate concepts clearly, a high level of interaction internally, as well as managing a continual flow of change within the scope of the project itself. This role is required to support the Global Purchasing team to deliver changes associated with the UK leaving the EU (Brexit). This strategic role will help to shape and lead activity required to enable Jaguar Land Rover to be ready for the UK leaving the EU, with the role providing a key interface regularly between functional departments, suppliers and outside agencies. The successful candidate will be responsible for delivering projects across a broad range of areas from communication, supplier engagement and technical change. Main Duties: Leading supplier engagement activity to develop and implement questionnaires, events, workshops and face to face meetings that enable JLR to establish the level of supplier readiness against all possible Brexit outcomes. Analysis & control of data to support development of JLR Brexit strategy and input into the PR & Government Affairs functions Developing and delivering internal communication to the Global Purchasing Teams Developing and delivering advisory & instructional communication to the supply base; this will include developing communication platforms Coordination of the Brexit Terms and Conditions Steering Committee Experience Required: Essential: 3-5 years` experience in automotive supply chain or purchasing Proven ability to work independently, results driven, demonstrating tenacity, drive and perseverance with the ability to deliver projects in a complex, highly demanding environment. Developing & implementing strategies with the focus on delivering professional change that meets the needs of the end customer. Identify opportunities for creating synergies between different projects and work streams A resilient and enthusiastic individual who responds constructively to new ideas and inputs A strong communicator with the ability to communicate effectively with key stakeholders to influence cross-functional engagement An effective team player, actively supports team members Maintaining compliance with standard policies and procedures Ability to be highly organised and continually focus on attention to detail Extensive experience of end to end supply chain processes and material flow Extensive experience in stakeholder management and relationship management skills and experience Strong leadership and influencing skills Ability to work to manage confidential and secret information Desirable: APM or Logistics qualifications An individual with a proven track record in delivering results in both favourable and unfavourable conditions The ability to challenge in a positive way whilst building credibility and trust through experience and personal style Experience of working in a global, multi-cultural environment If you are interested in this position, please APPLY NOW. For more information, contact Lois Weston at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384446119. 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 / Warwick
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