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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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Governance and Business Coordinator - 36454

Ref: 36454 Title: Governance and Business Coordinator Division: Special Vehicle Operations Contract Position based at: Gaydon A Governance and Business Coordinator is required to join a leading automotive OEM based in Coventry. This is a contract position paying up to £24.10 per hour dependent upon experience. Position Description: Support the VP Director in any ad hoc requests in a timely manner to a high standard, including but not limited to information finding, report creation, presentation creation etc Collate input for business reviews such as scorecard reviews and analyse the data to provide the 'so what' story Deliver cross functional process improvement activities relating to VP owned governance Development and running the VP Scorecard process & management reviews Work with finance business partners and the first line to manage their budgets Manage forward agendas and actions to ensure the VP Director has all required materials in good time Manage VP KPI, lead and deliver the Internal & External Audit preparation for VP Skills Required: Project Management Skills Highly competent with MS packages including PowerPoint, Excel and Word Strong analytical and problem solving skills, able to work with a range of stakeholders at varying levels of the organisation. Experience Required: Ability to create effective networks across functions Must be able to work proactively with limited supervision Ability to communicate at Director level and across different functions Ability to rapidly build relationships and influence Ability to quickly understand and discuss a broad range of topics Organised and able to prioritise a diverse workload Ability to recognise issues and opportunities for improvement, define actions and allocate appropriate owners Ability to establish and operate structured processes with the flexibility needed to accommodate senior level agendas and schedules and last minute priorities Commitment and ability to engage in getting things done in the preparation and follow-up to senior decision meetings Education Required: Relevant degree or equivalent experience Finance / budgeting experience / commercial awareness Additional Information: Primarily at Fen End but may require travel and work to other sites 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

HR Administrator

Job Title: HR Administrator Location: Wolverton, Milton Keynes Duration: 3 month FTC A prestigious organisation within the rail industry is in search of a HR Administrator to join them on a three month fixed term contract. General Description: Reporting to the Group Human Resources Director and providing a dedicated HR support function to Business Partners in delivering both high quality HR initiatives and services Responsible for the administration of a high volume of HR transactional activities across the Group, spanning the employee life cycle from starting to leaving. Including the processing of Payroll, Benefits, in a timely and efficient manner. Responsibilities: Recruitment & Onboarding Process job offers and employment contracts Support the recruitment process with documentation including onboarding and inductions Administer the probation process ensuring Managers know when review meetings need to take place Payroll Prepare documentation for forwarding to Group Payroll Department to ensure deadlines are met, including Agency Worker timesheets General Administration Take minutes as a HR representative at investigatory, disciplinary and capability meetings Co-ordinate occupational health surveillance and referrals appointments Update HR metrics and liaise with key stakeholders on the provision of information. Ensure all HR Software systems are up-to-date Administer Group Training Needs Raise PO’s and track on SAP Produce regular stats on HR metrics and generate monthly reports Liaise with the Occupational Health provider to facilitate screening for staff. Scheduling medicals and keeping record of medical documents Administer Agency worker time sheets in a timely manner Process any/all ad hoc HR queries in a timely manner and if required escalate to the relevant Business Partner/Department Integrity: Working lawfully and in accordance with pre-defined regulatory, compliance and financial requirements e.g. Data Protection, Health and Safety, Working in accordance with procedures, company policy, processes, controls and ethical standards of conduct. Required to take reasonable care for the health and safety of oneself and other people at work. This extends to co-operating to enable the company to fulfil its legal duty. Not to interfere with or obstruct anything provided in the interests of health and safety at work. Demonstrate our core business behaviours: - Be reliable & trustworthy Collaborate Demonstrate passionate commitment Demonstrate competence Be a great professional partner Education Requirements: Ideally CIPD qualified or part qualified Experience of working within a manufacturing/engineering or industrial business where you will have dealt with a high volume of varied employee relations issues Excellent knowledge of Microsoft packages Solid HR Administration Competencies: Excellent attention to detail ensuring all correspondence includes all relevant information, is accurate and delivered in a timely manner. Proven team player with a professional attitude Constantly strives to add value to the business The ability to communicate with, and influence, a wide range of people at varying levels Maintains confidentiality and adheres to GDPR. Creative thinker who uses knowledge and technology to identify opportunities for improvement. Excellent IT skills including Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint Good planning skills enabling achievement of multiple priorities within agreed timescales. Excellent written and verbal communication skills including a confident telephone manner. Ability to work with high volumes of documentation and at a fast pace Previous experience in HR administration or knowledge of HR through CIPD (or equivalent) studies is essential. 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 / Milton Keynes Village

Inventory Controller - 36449

Ref: 36449 Title: Inventory Controller Division: Materials Planning and Logistics Contract Position based at: Castle Bromwich Position Description: Systems Part Controlling of Plant Inventory, including actioning / investigating Inventory Part Counts and reconciling system stock levels. Skills Required: 3 KEY SKILLS REQUIRED Able to handle multiple data sets PC Competency to be of good standard Attention to detail and concentration Experience Required: Ideally experienced in working in a Manufacturing Environment, within diverse teams. Able to multi-task, and a good communicator via a wide range of media. Ability to work to process, methodically and to tight timescales. Be self motivated, accept a level of responsibility and accountability, and able to work on own initiative, at times. IT Competency especially Outlook & Microsoft Teams. Be able to work within, and contribute to a team work ethic and culture Additional Information: Working 40 hours per week Contract end date is 20th Dec 2020 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

Resource Planning and Data Specialist - 36430

Ref: 36430 Title: Resource Planning / Data Specialist Division: Business Office Contract Position based at: Whitley and Gaydon Position Description: Resource Planning/Data Specialist Assessment of resource planning data structure currently in build Identification of data structure issues and risks Design and build data structures and routines to build functional forecasts, cross functional roll ups and enterprise level views of PCDS critical resources Support implementation of data structures and routines in Design, Engineering, Purchasing, ME, STA, MP&L and Commercial functions Support the generation of systems requirements for a strategic resource planning solution Define process reporting requirements for key organisational roles and support build of reporting capability to suit need. Skills Required: In depth resource planning best practice expertise and implementation experience Data mapping and architecture design Data analysis and report design Experience Required: Resource (workforce) planning system solution selection Resource (workforce) planning data architecture alignment Resource (workforce) data audit Resource (workforce) planning systems implementation Workforce forecasting and actuals collection experience Automotive/engineering/purchasing domain experience Cross functional working Education Required: IT/Business/Data Science/HR, Degree or higher Additional Information: Working Hours - 40 hours per week Locations: Whitley & Gaydon Current end date: 01/06/2020 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

Buyer

Job Title: Site Buyer Location: Stafford We have an exciting opportunity for a Buyer to join the Site Purchasing team at a global off highways organisation based in Stafford. This is You will be responsible for managing procurement activity for a group of suppliers / components at our Stafford Engine manufacturing facility. Your role will involve delivering procurement excellence including integration between the Global Purchasing team and the facility. As a Buyer you will provide purchasing solutions and expertise in order to 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, 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( NPI programmes 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 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

Admin Assistant / Travel Coordinator

Administrative Assistant & Travel Coordinator Leicestershire 6 month contract £8.21 per hour Primary Purpose of Role To perform a variety of administrative and clerical tasks including support to our managers and employees, assisting in daily office needs and managing our company's general administrative activities as well as to coordinate and book local and international travel of company employees and contractors as required. Main Responsibilities and Tasks Planning and scheduling meetings for the Chief Executive Officer and Senior Management Team as and when required Support with all documentation preparation in line with new company rebranding guidelines. Carry out any other ad-hoc administrative tasks as defined by the HR Manager for other areas of the business where there is need for support. Receive travel requests from travelling employees/contractors and coordinate bookings Explore all methods of travel and price comparisons to ensure journey and price are both time and financially efficient Confirm travel approvals as per company policies Coordinate and process travel booking amendments Knowledge and Skills Required Excellent communication (both written and verbal), time management and organisational skills Extensive knowledge and experience of Microsoft Office packages (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Microsoft Outlook) Knowledge and experience in travel coordination Customer focused Attention to detail and ability to demonstrate accuracy Very flexible approach to duties and responsibilities 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 / Leicestershire

Senior Change Manager - 36431

Ref: 36431 Title: Senior Change Manager Division: Business Office Contract Position based at: Whitley and Gaydon Position Description: Senior Change Manager Candidates will be responsible for providing change management leadership for Accelerate projects. Skills Required: Extensive Change programme management experience across the full programme lifecycle using both Agile and PRINCE 2 project management approaches. Extensive knowledge and proven experience of practical, pragmatic deployment of change management methodologies (e.g. Proscis ADKAR), across the core change management competencies using associated tools and techniques Proven track record of engaging, coaching and influencing Executive and Senior level stakeholders, and across the organisation, achieved through excellent communication, interpersonal and presentation skills Experience Required: Significant experience of managing global/large scale, complex, transformational change in a fast-paced, corporate environment. Experienced in using MS Project or other project planning tools Experience Preferred: Automotive experience would be useful but is not essential Education Required: Degree level education or equivalent commercial experience Change Management qualification or accreditation (e.g. CMI, Prosci) desirable 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 / Coventry

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

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

Buyer

Job Title: Buyer Location: Peterlee A Buyer is required to join a leading off-highways organisation based in Peterlee. This is a contract position running until at least end of March 2020. Summary: Responsible for providing purchasing solutions expertise using Quality, Cost, Logistics, Development, Management (QCLDM) to deliver maximum value in developing, communicating, and/or implementing a local or regional sourcing strategy for a specific Caterpillar business unit. Exercises independent judgment with direction from supervisor. Education/Experience: An undergraduate degree from a college or university (or equivalent) or equivalent experience. Experience leading projects as well as teams, suppliers, & customers to effective solutions. Skills and Competencies: Willingness to travel up to 50-75% of work time as needed. Fluency (able to speak, read, write, and comprehend fluently) in English. Ability to demonstrate strong interpersonal, analytical, leadership, and project management skills to develop close working relationships with others both inside and outside Caterpillar - preferred. Major Job Duties and Responsibilities: Strategic guidance (understand the current supplier base, evaluating strategic options, deciding a course of action, and beginning implementations). Team leadership (guiding decisions on sourcing, logistics, and resource management, as well as continuous process improvement and team-member mentorship). Intelligent problem-solving & customer support solutions (determining how to best satisfy Critical Customer Requirements while sustaining competitive advantage). Quality supplier relationships (developing mutually beneficial relationships with suppliers throughout the organization). Managing policies, agreements, source catalos, and special purchasing programs. Supporting specific Product lines. New Product Introduction (NPI) programs. The liaison with the corresponding Category/Platform based Buyers. 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

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

Logistics Project Analyst - 36421 - up to £27.82/hr Ltd

Ref: 36421 Title: Logistics Project Analyst Division: Manufacturing Engineering Contract Position based at: Whitley and EMC Wolverhampton Position Description: Logistics Project Analyst. Tasks will include analysing BOM & delivering associated logistics requirements (packaging, lineside delivery methods, stock calculations, MHE, warehouse regulations) Skills Required: Logistics Delivery Solutions Project Management Supply Chain / Supply Chain Management Experience Required: Logistics experience in an Automotive Manufacturing environment. Project Management Working to challenging deadlines Self starter, using initiative Working within established programme deliverables / ability to develop presentations & report out to managers / senior managers Ability to develop creative solutions to challenging problems Education Required: Ideally degree qualified in a Business, Logistics or Supply Chain Discipline, however relevant industry qualifications would also be considered. 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

Voice / IP Telephony Systems Analyst

Job Title - Voice / IP Telephony Systems Analyst Start date - October 2019 Contract length - Temporary 12 months Location - Peterborough or Desford Job Description Summary: The Voice Analyst will have primary accountability for Voice / IP Telephony (IPT) systems support (level III). Support must be completed adhering to all processes and procedures and all documentation requirements. This role requires a very high degree of competency and experience with network and telecommunication voice systems in a large enterprise environment. Typical Day: Timely resolution of IPT related issues while maintaining a high degree of customer satisfaction; maintenance, monitoring and support of all IPT and voice system infrastructure; IPT System administration; provide after-hours on-call support on a rotating schedule; perform system updates and upgrades during non-business hours (weekends). Candidate must be able to work on-site. Job Responsibilities: Install, configure, and support software and tools within the technical infrastructure of the organization. Responsible for monitoring the network to ensure availability to all system users and perform necessary maintenance and issue resolution. Maintain and administer computer networks and related computing environments including computer hardware, systems software, applications software, and all configurations. Perform data backups and disaster recovery operations. Diagnose, troubleshoot, and resolve hardware, software, or other network and system problems, and replace defective components when necessary on/off-shift and during weekends. Configure, monitor and maintain email applications or virus protection software. Provide guidance and assistance to other team members. Work with vendors on integration of purchased application solutions. Essential Experience: Significant technical experience in voice / IPT implementations Cisco certification either Cisco Certified Network Professional Collaboration / Voice or Certified Internetwork Expert Collaboration / Voice or similar Technical Experience will ideally include: Experience with Cisco Unified Communications Manager (Call Manager) and Unity Connection & Presence Experience with working with Technical Assistance Center (TAC) includes opening cases, following-up on cases and following TAC directions Deep expertise with IP telephony, call routing, voice configuration on routers and Session Initiation Protocol (SIP) trunking, configuring as well as troubleshooting Voice Gateway specifically VG224 Experience with ISDN and SIP trunking connectivity between Session Border Controllers (SBC)s or routers to carriers Excellent troubleshooting and analytical skills Ability to deliver results, meet commitments and agreed deadlines Experience with SBCs Oracle or Audiocodes Experience with unified computing system ( UCS), VMWare configuring, building and maintaining multiple Call Manager clusters Experience with traditional analog voice PBX (private branch exchange) and IP PBX systems Experience with instant messaging ( IM) and Presence, Jabber Quality of Service (QOS) configuration knowledge Experience with Voice configuration on switches Desired Experience: Experience with Cisco Unified Contact Center Enterprise Telepresence experience Perl, PHP, Java, API coding languages/scripts Bachelor/Associates degree in a related field Experience with Microsoft Teams communication platform Soft Skills Required: Effective communicator: The ability to document procedures, communicate issues, transfer knowledge Excellent time management and work prioritization skills Ability to work across cultural boundaries globally Team player requiring minimal supervision, with ability to draw on the expertise and knowledge of the team to deliver the best solutions Experience working in a team-oriented, collaborative environment Strong customer focus 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 / Peterborough

Contract Management Specialist - 36397

Ref: 36397 Title: Contract Management Specialist Division: Purchasing Contract Position based at: Gaydon Position Description: Contract Management Specialist required for the following: Lead the development of the supplier and internal stakeholder relationships to ensure strategic and programme alignment. Manage suppliers within your designated commodities Supplier Business Reviews ensuring that the Global Commodity Strategy and Supply Base Market strategy is effectively deployed throughout all of JLR and the external supply chain. Support and work closely with the Regional Delivery teams and engage with specialists within the Purchasing Function as required to ensure optimum value creation and delivery, as well as leading stakeholder relationships and ensuring JLR is appropriately represented both internally and externally This role is 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. Skills Required: Negotiation and Contract Management Proven procurement and supply chain expertise with a background gained within Automotive, Engineering or semi related sectors Experience of delivering complex supply chain solutions in a fast paced, high pressured manufacturing environment Experience Required: Procurement experience in the Automotive Industry. A resilient and enthusiastic individual who responds constructively to new ideas and inputs Experience Preferred: JLR processes & procedures Education Required: CIPS qualification or similar 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

Brexit Senior Project Analyst - 36306

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

Finance Business Partner and Analyst - 36416

Ref: 36416 Title: Finance Business Partner and Analyst Division: Finance Contract Position based at: Gaydon Position Description: Finance Business Partner & Analyst required to be responsible for proactively partnering the business to identify opportunities and risks to delivery of the future programmes and reporting financials status. Specifically, this role will be responsible for financial control of prototypes for upcoming future car lines at the heart of our business plan. Robust analysis into costs at a part level and overall programme level will be required to report out within finance and to the wider engineering community. Skills Required: Previous business partnering experience Strong commercial acumen Strong Excel and analytical skills Experience Required: Proven track record as a finance business partner, ideally gained within a large complex organization Strong commercial business acumen Good communication, mediation and influencing skills Proactive problem solver Ability to identify anomalies in data and interpret implications for both finance and non-finance professionals Ability to work independently and in a team environment Keeps up to date with industry trends, and uses insight to inform decision making and influence others Continuous improvement mind set with the ability to proactively identify and resolve issues using innovation Self-directed, works without the need for supervision Resilient and good under pressure Ability to work at pace within a complex matrix structure and an agile workplace Self-driven learner with an appetite for continuous professional and personal development Meticulous attention to detail is required and the ability to confidently challenge business partners. Continuous improvement mindset required, identifying opportunities wherever possible to streamline and document processes and drive the JLR Customer First principles and behaviours. Education Required: Recognised financial qualification (CIMA, ACA, ACCA etc) or equivalent experience Additional Information: End Date 31 st May 2020 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

Accounting Clerk

Job Title: Accounting / Supply Chain Clerk Location: Peterlee An Accounting Clerk is required to join a leading manufacturer of Articulated Trucks. The nature of this business necessitates the import and export of material in significant volumes, and they take seriously their obligations as an importer and exporter and make every effort to ensure full compliance with the law in this respect. 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

Master Production Scheduler

Job Title: Master Production Scheduler Location: Telford A Master Production Scheduler is required to join a leading automotive parts manufacturing organisation based in Telford on a contract basis. Duties Responsible for the effective training, coaching and guidance of all employees in the department Assist in the 8D process and implement procedures raised through the Quality department Facilitate regular continuous improvement meetings Control and understand process flows in inventory and production planning procedures Facilitate understanding of customer requirements through effective production meetings and inter-departmental communication Monitor and provide employee feedback with regard to performance and absence management, including return to work interviews and disciplinary issues Responsible for staff training and succession planning Assigning and scheduling of work including overtime where required Prepare detailed reports or figures and departmental KPI's as required Provide cover where required within the team and facilitate / participate in cross functional training Plan production to support customer demand in line with stock holding policies and inventory targets Ensure stock integrity in excess of 98% Develop MRP to allow accurate supplier schedules Carry out PI activities in line with company requirements Any other duties as required IATF 16949 and ISO14401 awareness Working to environmental, health & safety requirements Qualifications Educated to degree level Skills and Experience 2 - 5 years within production planning and Logistics Skilled and confident communicator with the ability to influence and build relationships at all levels within the business Previous experience within a Customer Service 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 / Telford

Finance Analyst - 36393

Ref: 36393 Title: Finance Analyst Division: Finance Contract Position based at: Whitley Position Description: Global Finance Services require an experienced Analyst (QBE acceptable). The individual will be required to support the commercial accounting team Skills Required: Month end (including the preparation of journals; accruals and prepayments) SAP experience Excel to Vlookup / pivot table level Experience Required: Good numerically with analytical skills. Experience of working in a SOX controlled environment. Ability to work independently and in a team. Knowledge of R2R area of finance. Ability to multi-task, work accurately at speed and under pressure. Continuous Improvement mind set with the ability to proactively identify and resolve issues using innovation. Attention to detail at all levels. Ability to research and troubleshoot user issues. Self-driven learner. Experience Preferred: We are looking for someone who has experience in a large finance team and can 'hit the ground running'. SAP experience of park and post, along with running reports both in SAP and BI. Experience of SQL and Tableau would be a great advantage. Education Required: CCAB or QBE 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

Material Planning Analyst - 36332

Ref: 36332 Title: Material Planning Analyst Division: Material Planning and Logistics Contract Position based at: Castle Bromwich Position Description: The main purpose of this role will be to support production operations through the co-ordination and creation of vehicle launch sequence to support supply base visibility. This role will ensure manufacturing operations output matches Sales requirements across all applicable vehicle lines. Advanced planning and problem solving in a dynamic environment to ensure continuity of operations utilising dedicated scheduling systems and tools. Key Accountabilities and Responsibilities: Coordination and control of major units from BIW Assembly, through Paint Operations and into Painted Body Stores, ensuring close monitoring and control of model mix to meet scheduled plan throughout the manufacturing process Contribute to the delivery of the overall Material Planning and Logistics Strategy for new model programs Timely and accurate input into Desk Top studies and programme Gateways Provide timely and accurate confirmation of sequencing requirements based upon complexity and lineside constraints. Contribute to the development of layout plans for decks, marketplace and lineside in support of changes in model, volume, shift patterns Undertake any other work as directed by their line manager in connection with their job as may be requested Skills Required: Able to work under pressure and meet deadlines Ability to maintain and interpret complex data Strong IT skills and familiarity with Microsoft package elements including Excel, Word and Powerpoint Skills Preferred: Ability to cover early and late shifts on a rotational basis Experience Required: Good analytical and communication skills and working knowledge of production processes Good understanding of the interfaces into vehicle platforms and plants Additional Information: Requirement is for the candidate to be flexible in the event of shift working. Currently, shift patterns required would be: 06:00 - 14:00 / 14:00 - 24:00 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 and Supply Chain Data Integrity Analyst - 36371

Ref: 36371 Title: Data Integrity Analyst Division: Quality Contract Position based at: Gaydon Position Description: A Data Integrity Analyst within Logistics and Supply Chain is required to join a leading automotive OEM based in Gaydon, Warwickshire. This is a contract covering maternity, and will pay up to £20.58 per hour dependent upon experience. The Data Integrity Analyst position requires knowledge of data integrity and inventory control processes and regular communication with external stakeholders downstream, upstream and with UK finance team as well as a degree of interaction with other upstream departments within JLR and STA/quality. Key Performance Indicators: Quality: Manage data integrity and inventory accuracy within the SAP system. Delivery: Manage inventory levels and ensure on time delivery in line with schedules and correct lead times. Cost: Meet cost budgets and price targets. Ownership of Data Integrity activities and responsibilities within the Import Operations Deconsolidation Centre. Management: Support supervision of LLP, ensure all processes are documented and governance structure is robust. Skills Required: Strong numerical & analytical skills. Experience in material flows to meet scheduled demand for a high volume manufacturing facility. Worked within the supply chain and understands logistics and warehouse processes. Experience Required: Worked within the supply chain and understands logistics and warehouse processes. Experience of supervising logistics service provider. Experience of inventory management / stock control processes. Understanding of BOM and change control processes. Experience in material flows to meet scheduled demand for a high volume manufacturing facility. Excellent presentation skills. Strong numerical & analytical skills. Full UK driving license Experience of SAP implementations and / or SAP literate. Good knowledge of logistics, import / export operations and international shipping. Knowledge of Lean Manufacturing and Continuous Improvement Processes. 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

Strategy and Sourcing Buyer - 36333

Ref: 36333 Title: Strategy and Sourcing Buyer Division: Manufacturing Engineering Contract Position based at: Gaydon A Strategy and Sourcing Buyer is required to join a leading automotive OEM based in Gaydon, Warwickshire. This is a contract position until end of March 2020 with potential for extension, and will pay up to £39.74 per hour dependent upon experience. Position Description: Strategy and Sourcing: Responsible for creation, delivery and execution of SCD and CBP to specific sourcing requirements including supplier selection and sourcing approach in line with JLR sourcing guidelines e.g. Achilles Registration and Supplier Risk Assessment Lead supplier negotiations and contracting with the support of the Regional teams including legal and financial approval pre SCPA, also engaging specialist teams where appropriate e.g. Global Purchasing Finance (GPF) Key Purchasing representative at Module Business Teams (MBT) to ensure cross-functional alignment on quality, cost, delivery and time requirements pre SCPA Lead stakeholder alignment in relation to; programme targets, red book, take rates and volumes, delivery buying teams and utilising specialists as required cross architecture, carlines Supplier Relationship Management: Working with the Regional Delivery Teams, lead the development of the supplier relationships globally for your designated commodities Manage Supplier and Supply Chain Risk Management for assigned commodities post SCPA, ensuring the supply chain operates in accordance with JLRQ (or equivalent), customer and governmental regulations. Skills Required: Ability to work independently, results driven, demonstrating tenacity, drive and perseverance with the ability to deliver operational plans in a complex, highly demanding environment. Capability to create high quality long term purchasing strategies A resilient and enthusiastic individual who responds constructively to new ideas and inputs Experience Required: An effective team player, able to actively develop and support team members Able to maintain compliance with standard policies and procedures Able to translate analytical results into detailed, robust actionable recommendations to the business Strong communication skills with the ability to communicate effectively with key stakeholders to influence cross-functional engagement 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 / Warwick

Global Strategic Buyer - 36345

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

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
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