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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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Regulatory Compliance Advisor

Job Title: Regulatory Compliance Advisor Location: Royston Contract length: Minimum 6 months Job Purpose The Regulatory Compliance Advisor is responsible for implementing and administering health and safety regulatory compliance programs for Battery Materials projects. Based between Poland and Royston, the Regulatory Compliance Advisor will work to support regulatory compliance for BM projects globally - working closely with the EHS & Permitting Manager and the Permitting Manager to deliver programs to project schedule; ensuring legal and JM compliance. Principal Accountabilities Develop and maintain the eLNO projects' global legal register, understands regulatory requirements and relevant government regulations. Works with local country EHS teams and various consultancies to ensure regulatory requirements are captured and complied with Supporting the Permitting Manager to record and timely accurate updates to the consents register Stays abreast of international regulations and issues Manages external and internal regulatory consultants and advisors with technical support ensuring appropriate communication and understanding between JM technical, JM engineering and regulatory consultants Lead for regulatory compliance for Polish sites, implementing measures to meet SEVESO / REACH requirements and other applicable regulatory requirements Coordinates and supports all other BM eLNO sites globally with local regulatory requirements ensuring consistent standards are met across all business units Updates BM project SharePoint to ensure all documentation relating to regulatory compliance is relevant and up to date Lead technical meetings with external regulators to determine and manage any applicable corrective and preventative measures which may need to be implemented to ensure expectations are met Obtain and manage flow of information to/from the COMAH / SEVESO advisory contractors Ensures the secure and appropriate storage and filing of regulatory documentation Supports internal teams with legal EHS compliance matters Works with the Permitting Manager to effectively deal with statutory consultees, interest groups and the general public as required 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 / Royston

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

Recruiter

INTERNAL RECRUITER Location: Peterborough Contract duration: 12 months (maternity cover) Bill rate: £22 per hour An Inhouse Recruiter is required to join a leading off-highway organisation based in Peterborough, on a 12 month contract covering maternity. As an Inhouse Recruiter you will be responsible for coordinating the end to end recruitment life cycle. You will be accountable for customer relationship management for multiple divisions and will work in partnership with your hiring managers to attract the best talent into the business. Job Responsibilities and Duties: Primary recruiting contact for hiring manager and key customers (HR teams) to understand the recruiting business needs Manage the candidate pipeline by implementing effective sourcing strategies Confident optimising social media channels to source and attract passive candidates Responsible for quality screening of the candidates prior to presentation to the hiring managers Develop and maintain effective relationships with the centralised Shared Service Team and recruitment channel partners Management of candidate relationship ensuring a high quality service and strong levels of Communication Ensuring optimal velocity (time to offer) throughout the recruitment process Identify key talent risk areas and develop appropriate direct talent pipeline Qualifications - External Skills and Experience: Candidates will have gained the following skills and experience through previous roles: Previous relevant experience within recruitment (Inhouse or agency background) Excellent Communication Skills, both written and verbal Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to engage with various levels of the organisation. Influencing and Negotiation skills Proven ability to source and attract candidates through direct sourcing techniques. Candidates may have gained the following skills and experience through previous roles: Working knowledge ATS System (Workday) Experience of recruiting Engineering vacancies If you are interested, 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 / Peterborough

HR Consultant

Job Title: HR Consultant Location: Peterlee Contract length: 12 months A leading off-highway organisation is in search of a HR Consultant to join their offices in Peterlee on a minimum 12 month contract basis. Purpose of job To provide a comprehensive range of HR support to departments, managers and staff across the Peterlee facility whilst maintaining utmost confidentiality. This support includes consultation and advice on areas such as recruitment, selection, appointment, issues relating to the maintenance of conditions of employment, employee relations issues, driving engagement, implementing HR transformation activities and providing professional communications. Employee Relations & Performance Management Develop and maintain good relationships with all employees and Trade Union representatives in order to encourage and promote good employee relations at all times Partner with investigation officers and hearing managers to ensure internal investigations are fully compliant with legislation, policies and achieve best practice Provide advice and support to Managers dealing with grievances and other employee relations matters Advise and support managers and team leaders on all policies and processes within the Performance Management framework Coach managers on performance related matters Ensure all stages of performance management processes are consistently applied from probationary review through to employees leaving Caterpillar's employment Subject Matter Expert for Taleo and performance management process Attraction, Recruitment & Selection Partner with Shared Services recruiter to lead selection activity on site, actively managing the process to meet agreed timescales. Liaise with managers to fill vacancies, supporting the approval process through to managing assessment centres and interviews. Take part in the shortlisting and interviewing process as required and in particular to ensure compliance with good practice. Work with recruitment to issue offer letters and contracts that meet business unit and legal requirements Support community engagement/employer/apprentice events Business Transformation Support and advise managers on change management programmes e.g. TUPE, redundancy, restructuring Work with managers and team leaders to co-ordinate action plans on change management ensuring all change programmes are achieved in accordance with project plans Coach managers and team leaders through periods of change and identify opportunities to fully maximise people resources Run workshops on people management issues including harassment, absence, disciplinary and related issues Policies, Procedures & Processes Act as the first point of contact for queries coming into the HR Department Ensure managers understand and consistently apply the appropriate HR policies and procedures as required for e.g. disciplinary, capability, grievance, performance & development review Ensure the integrity of all HR processes, systems and documentation in accordance with legislation, best practice and organisational requirements Support the development and review of HR policies, documentation, guidance, toolkits and handbooks Assist in the design and implementation of efficient HR administration processes within the quality framework Undertake project work with colleagues across Caterpillar as required to ensure continuous improvement in current HR working practices. Health, Safety & Wellbeing Work with the Health & Safety Manager to ensure the health, safety and wellbeing of employees is consistently applied in accordance with legislation and organisational policies and procedures Work with the Occupational Health Department to provide appropriate support to employees Provide advice and support to Managers dealing with absence Drive improvements in absence management through home visits with absent employees and delivery of absence workshops for Managers. Service Delivery & Information Keep up to date with changes in legislation and best practice, ensuring on-going CPD requirements are met Build and maintain relationships with external bodies, e.g. CIPD, NENE Keep informed of external developments in the field of Human Resources and adopt best practices developing self in order to maximise professional competence and personal contribution to the role Collate and report monthly HR management information using KPI spreadsheet Provide accurate HR reporting information to support decision making Ensure currency of HR related policies and documentation are available on the Staff Intranet Support rollout of E.O.S. advising managers in relevant areas of results, best practice for action planning, drive accountability matrix and ensure end to end E.O.S. planning and implementation cycle is followed through. Communications Engage employees through credible, reliable, and measurable communications programs that support business objectives Create proactive and strategic integrated communications in support of a variety of HR initiatives such as diversity and inclusion, performance management, compensation, and employee recruitment and retention Collaborate with business area communicators and functional leaders to ensure consistent implementation across the facility Develop editorial content for use on the corporate intranet and other internal vehicles Job Requirements: Degree in Business or HR Management CIPD qualified or working towards Able to advise staff on the entire spectrum of HR Interest in HR personal development and understanding of the nature of the work. Understanding the need for HR being customer service focused Experience of advising on HR Policies and Procedures and up to date knowledge of Employment law Experience of working in a manufacturing environment Experience of operating HR systems and procedures Experience of working to deadlines in a pressurised environment with constant interruptions Good IT skills. A working knowledge of Windows (Word, Outlook and Excel) Working knowledge of HR databases Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to relate to wide range of people at all levels Good verbal and written communication skills A spirit of co-operation, with the aim of meeting the departments aims and objectives If you are interested, and feel you have suitable experience and knowledge in order to fulfil this role, please APPLY NOW. For more information, please contact Lois Weston at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384 446119. 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 / County Durham

Site Services Director

FM Services Director £800/day (can be flexible) 6 month contract A Site Services Director with experience in managing both hard and soft services is required to join a leading organisation within the chemical and renewable energy sector. This will be a minimum six month contract with potential for extension. Job Details: - The three sites are based in Royston and London. The main site is located in Royston, so you will ideally be based here, however can be flexible as long as happy to commute between London and Royston - You need to be a Senior Facilities Professional with experience of a chemical (if possible) manufacturing facility with COMAH status - You will have extensive knowledge of managing Hard and Soft services - A strategic approach is needed, but also happy to roll their sleeves up and get stuck into the operational issues that arise - You will also have experience of high level office movement, as you will be helping with an office move to another site in London - Strong change management and excellent leadership skills If you are interested, and feel you have suitable experience and knowledge in order to fulfil this role, please APPLY NOW. For more information, please contact Lois Weston at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384 446119. 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

Soft Services Manager

Job Title: Soft Services Manager (FM) Location: London Contract length: Minimum 6 months An excuiting opportunity for a Soft Services Manager in London has become available for a global science and chemicals company and a leader in sustainable technologies. This is on a minimum 6 month contract with a flexible day rate. Job Purpose To manage the efficient running of Johnson Matthey's City Office in accordance with business requirements, relevant Health & Safety and security policies. To provide a safe, high quality and aesthetic environment for staff, visitors and contractors. To provide an efficient administrative service to staff, for office moves and space planning, purchasing, telecoms, functions/events and special projects as required. Principal Accountabilities 1. Site Management - Manage the appropriate provision of services (including office and building maintenance, security, cleaning, purchasing, telecommunications, post and deliveries, archiving, printing and copying) - Co-ordinate with the external maintenance company to ensure that the upkeep of the building is maintained. Ensure that planned preventative maintenance programme, set up and provided to JM by the supplier, is in place and records kept up to date in order to comply with current legislation. - Manage the relationship between the landlord and tenant. - Manage the activities of facility related contractors and service providers - Manage the Admin budget 2. Staff Management Manage the Facilities department comprising of the post room/facilities assistant, reception and catering staff, ensuring that a high level of service is provided by the department. 3. Security - Implement any security arrangements requested by Group Security. - Ensure compliance with relevant security policies on site. - Manage relationship with security providers and resolve any issues that arise. - Act as the out of hours and emergency response contact. 4. Health & Safety - Ensure that the site is compliant with all regulatory and corporate H &S and insurance requirements, co-ordinating with external providers as appropriate to carry out the relevant work. Areas include: - Fire evacuation procedures, training of fire marshals, fire risk assessments and fire preventions systems such as fire alarm, extinguishers and gas suppression system in Comms room. - Maintain First Aid records and ensure First Aider's qualifications are up to date. - Portable appliance testing and mains electrical testing order to ensure compliance with relevant policies and to maintain high safety standards on site. - Ensuring that a planned preventative maintenance programme is in place and records kept up to date ie water testing and treatment programme. 5. Purchasing - Review existing contracts, ensure service level agreements are met and key performance indicators are monitored. 6. Telecoms - Manage the switchboard telephone system and directory in conjunction with IT. 7. Office Moves & Space Planning - Co-ordinate all site moves from space planning stage to final installation. - Manage all layout changes including co-ordination of space planners, local authorities, solicitors, landlord, property agents, builders and other specialists. - Facilitate the ordering of replacement furniture and dealing with any new requirements. Qualifications/ Knowledge/ Experience - Previous experience in Facilities Management - Intermediate Word and Excel - British Institute of Facilities Management Parts 1 & 2 - Good organisational skills and attention to detail - Comfortable multi-tasking with a flexible approach - Strong interpersonal skills If you are interested, and feel you have suitable experience and knowledge in order to fulfil this role, please APPLY NOW. For more information, please contact Lois Weston at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384 446119. 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

Senior Vehicle Packaging Engineer

Senior Package and DMU Engineer Location: Hethel Department: Vehicle Integration Duration: 30 Weeks A leading automotive OEM is in search of experienced Vehicle Packaging Engineers to join them on a minimum 6 month basis. Job Details - General vehicle packaging activities with respect to positioning of components and creating packaging schemes and layouts. - To analyse CATIA designs and highlight components that do not fit correctly, foul other items, are misaligned or generally do not fulfil their required role within the context of the vehicle. - Review component package against system assemblies - Report package and clash issues to project teams - Propose alternate solutions to responsible designer/ release engineer - Ensure component design standards comply with DMU assembly rule This role gives the candidate the opportunity to work on class leading prestige sports cars. Lotus is under new management who are investing heavily in facilities and people, with this level of expansion there are a number of roles that this candidate could progress to. Specifics - The candidate will be expected to work with guidance from package lead and VI Chief engineer. From a package perspective the candidate will be expected to create package concept schemes and layouts as required, these will need to cover legal, ergonomic, in house criteria and general spacial constraints. From a DMU perspective - DMU is part of the Virtual build series and engineering sign off process and the DMU engineer will be expected to highlight, then facilitate the solution of issues so that parts can meet sign off criteria. The DMU Engineer will need to assist in maintaining the DMU chart which is a reference chart that aids in the location and contents of CAD installations. Although not owning each installation that build up the car the DMU engineer will be responsible for Policing these installations and liaising where required to get things corrected. The candidate will be expected to understand the roles of the Studio engineer and package engineers and work very closely with them. Within Lotus these groups work very closely together. General - The successful candidate will be expected to support the design studio and engineering community from sketch phase through clay development to surface release. Provide solutions to DMU problems, support engineers/designers who are using CATIA, CAS, clay or Alias. Must have a good automotive knowledge and be prepared to look at new designs and find possible solutions to engineering and design issues Qualifications and Experience (Essential & Desirable criteria) Engineering Degree/HND or equivalent Experience of concept and detail design of mechanical and automotive components. Experience of aeromodels, mules and seating bucks Experience of full vehicle packaging. Ability to run efficient meetings Ability to deliver on time and work to a plan. Good presentation skills. Good level of ability with office programmes including Exel, Word and Powerpoint. Must have high level of competency with Catia V5, being able to create and manipulate models. Previous experience of CAD data management, team centre Previous experience of full vehicle programmes from concept to production. Ability to create solutions to problems from a blank page with minimal guidance. Highly self motivated. Willing to work as part of a team. Support the design process from the sketch phase through to Clay / CAS model. They will need to provide solutions to problems; it is likely these will have implications to the designed surfaces. If required work engineers and designers to apply engineering's requirements in the most sympathetic way to the design to make sure it is feasible. Ensure the design meets the technical requirements in terms of performance, legal's, cost and part manufacture / assembly. Experience of ergonomic seating bucks in order to set criteria targets If you are interested in this job, please APPLY NOW. For more information, contact Lois Weston at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384446119.

Contract / Wymondham, Norfolk

Procurement Executive

Job Title: Procurement Executive / Buyer Location: Hullavington A leading manufacturing organisation offers a unique opportunity for a Buyer to work in the expanding Procurement Team on our Electric Vehicle programme based in our new facility within Hullavington. The Electronics commodity is an exciting place to be right now, working with new technologies you will play a significant role in delivering our future. Accountabilities Own & manage a complex range of commodities Develop and deliver category strategies for a diverse range of commodities Fulfil departmental objectives, to include (but not limited to) cost targets, meeting FTA targets, ensuring supplier performance and delivery Managing Commercial terms and conditions as well as Legal compliance - particularly with regards to IP Support supplier visits including launch reviews Identify and source supply partners, in line with the departmental sourcing process and targets Provide cost analysis and ensure all risks and opportunities are captured and managed Manage the sourcing process from market research through to supplier nomination, contract award and contract management Support a continuous improvement program to advance procurement processes, governance and capabilities across the group Skills Own and manage a complex range of commodities Develop and deliver category strategies for a diverse range of commodities Fulfil departmental objectives, to include (but not limited to) cost targets, meeting FTA targets, ensuring supplier performance and delivery Managing Commercial terms and conditions as well as Legal compliance - particularly with regards to IP Support supplier visits including launch reviews Identify and source supply partners, in line with the departmental sourcing process and targets Provide cost analysis and ensure all risks and opportunities are captured and managed Manage the sourcing process from market research through to supplier nomination, contract award and contract management Support a continuous improvement program to advance procurement processes, governance and capabilities across the group If you are interested in this position, please APPLY NOW. For more information, contact Lois Weston at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384446119.

Contract / Chippenham, Wiltshire

Electrical and Control Project Engineer

Job Title: Electrical & Control Project Engineer Location: Edinburgh Contract length: 12 months Job Details: An exciting opportunity for an Electrical & Control Project Engineer has become available for a global science and chemicals company, and a leader in sustainable technologies. This role will be based in Edinburgh, and will be an initial 12 month contract with potential for extension. Job Requirements: Must have pharmaceutical experience, or experience in a cGMP environment Must have hazardous area experience (ATEX), intrinsically safe and flameproof circuits Must have control system/SCADA experience with knowledge of recipe control desirable Must have instrumentation design, installation, commissioning experience Must have proven experience delivering engineering projects Must have experience supervising construction activities with working knowledge of CDM 2015 regulations This is an URGENT requirement, and CVs are required as soon as possible. If you are interested in this position, please APPLY NOW. For more information, contact Lois Weston at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384446119.

Contract / Edinburgh, Scotland

Emissions Measurement Systems Engineer

Emissions Measurement Systems Engineer Salary: £40,000 - £50,000 (Depending on Experience) Location: Peterborough, Cambridgeshire Benefits: 25 days annual leave, 10-12% Bonus (Depending on Experience), Contributory pension scheme, contributory share scheme An Emissions Measurement Systems Engineer is required to join a leading off-highway organisation based in Peterborough. Within the Industrial Power Systems Division, Global Engine Development is responsible for the execution of engine development programs. This role will support the Emissions Measurement Services in our dedicated state of the art Europe Research & Development Centre in Peterborough. Reporting directly to the Engineering Manager, this vacancy is an engineering position that will contribute to the successful implementation and maintenance of engine emissions measurement equipment and processes. The day to day work will involve leadership and execution of projects within the team and support developing measurement techniques for future engine emissions legislation. This role will primarily focus on becoming a key member of the facility-wide certification testing group as well as conducting investigatory work to further improve measurement accuracy and reliability. Job Responsibilities and Duties: * Evaluation, selection, and deployment of measurement equipment. * Operation of measurement equipment and diagnostic investigations. * Collation and distribution of findings in technical reports. * Complex fault finding, working alongside the local technician group. * Design modifications to facility plant, test rigs and equipment. * Develop, document and maintain processes in the emissions measurement field. Candidates will have gained the following skills and experience through previous roles: * Experience of working in an engine test cell environment or with relevant measurement systems. * Team working skills to operate effectively with engineers and technicians in technical investigations and processes. * Excellent attention to detail and a focus on quality. * Emphasis on initiative and self-starting tasks with the capacity for continuous learning. * Excellent communication and analytical skills, with the ability to provide concise insights, conclusions and recommendations drawn from complex technical data. * An Engineering / Technical Degree or be qualified through relevant work experience. * Strong PC Skills are essential, able to use Excel to intermediate standard or higher. Candidates may have gained the following skills and experience through previous roles: * Theoretical knowledge and practical experience of emissions measurement techniques. * Experience in engine exhaust emissions certification. If you are an experienced Emissions Engineer and you are interested in this role, please APPLY NOW. For more information, contact Lois Weston at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384446119.

Permanent / Peterborough, Cambridgeshire

Construction and Infrastructure Projects Engineer

Job Title: Construction & Infrastructure Project Engineer Location: Stafford Contract length: up to 12 months A Construction & Infrastructure Projects Engineer is required to join a leading off-highways engineering organisation based in Stafford. This position works both independently and as part of a team that drives towards a world class facility environment with robust manufacturing processes and systems. This function is responsible for managing construction & infrastructure project activities, driving energy efficiency initiatives and reviewing & developing contractor control methods. All aligned to achieving the world class facility objectives in the areas of People, Quality, Velocity and Cost. The incumbent will have a track record of managing projects and establishing controlled processes and safe systems of work through to completion. Job Duties/Responsibilities Management of facility improvement projects in support of EHS, Security and Process Excellence activities. Actively managing communications, completion and handover of facility improvement projects. Management of sub-contractor scope, procurement / selection, utilisation and payment supporting defined project activities. Drive World Class manufacturing environment for the Stafford site, defining current state, risks, refurbishment plans and critical asset controls. Support energy efficiency and environmental performance goals by implementing new technologies and robust sustainable equipment and processes. Development, monitoring and continuous improvement of technical services safety policies and standards. Developing a selected supplier list through benchmarking and supplier performance reviews alongside the Global Purchasing organisation. Report project status at key milestones to facility and business stakeholders. Perform technical analysis of facility operations and manufacturing processes to support management decisions. Respond to customer issues and lead process improvements. Skills and Experience Degree in a Construction or Manufacturing Engineering related discipline or equivalent extensive experience. Management of projects in line with CDM requirements. Track record of delivering projects with sustainable improvements across multiple areas including Safety, PPM, Waste Reduction and Plant performance within a manufacturing environment. Knowledge of manufacturing concepts such as Lean, CI, Process auditing, Safety Management. Experience project managing construction and / or manufacturing equipment projects. Must be self-motivated, have a can-do attitude to take ownership of issues / deliver sustainable improvements and be an effective team player with the ability to communicate across all functions within business 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.

Contract / Stafford, Staffordshire

Brexit Master Data & Reporting Analyst

Ref: 2996 Title: Brexit Master Data & Reporting Analyst Division: Customer Services Contract Position based at: Birmingham A Master Data and Reporting Analyst is required to join a leading confectionary manufacturing organisation based in Birmingham. This is a three month contract due to Brexit implementation. Position Description: This is a temporary role based in UK, to support with anticipated increased workload and complexity driven by Brexit implementation within our UK&I CS&L Team. The role is to provide support to the Customer Service & Logistics Team by completing administrative and analytical tasks, including organisation of planned and ad hoc meetings whilst taking responsibility for the local CS&L reporting suite. This is a varied role with the opportunity to get involved with a variety of activities and projects; event management, communication and briefing co-ordination, spend and cost centre management, ownership and co-ordination of principal set piece CS&L meetings with wider business at executive and director level. This role may also support the MCRS & Admin Analyst as required and indeed may be called upon to support other similar level roles within the function. This role will also be supporting the master data function by assisting with timely onsite ad hoc query resolution for the CS&L Function. They will also be supporting with the tracking & monitoring of data creation as well as ensuring the quality of data is according to gold model and industry standards. Skills Required: Problem Solving. Excellent Communication Skills. Stakeholder Management. Able to develop cross functional and multi-country relationships Co-ordination and Administration. Skills Preferred: Advanced Microsoft applications - Excel / Word / Power point / Access. Experience Required: Master Data / Data Management / SAP Experience / Experience working in a service function / Excel / BI Experience Preferred: Customer Service & Logistics / FMCG If you are interested in this position, please APPLY NOW. For more information, please contact Lois Weston at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384446119.

Contract / Bournville, West Midlands

Metallurgical Material Engineer

Metallurgical/ Material Engineer Salary: £40,000-£52,000 (depending on experience) Location: Peterborough, Cambridgeshire Benefits: 25 days annual leave 10-12% bonus (depending on experience) Contributory pension scheme- double the employee's contribution up to 10% Contributory share scheme- match 50% of the employee's contribution Job Details As a Metallurgical / Material Engineer you will partner with and provide technical guidance to other teams. You will have an ability to gather relevant information, compare and contrast data, identify relationships, and predict and identify failures. Decisions may affect the work group or project team, suppliers, and both internal and external customers. These decisions have significant impact on warranty, customer perception, costs, sales, and the leveraging of technology. In this role, you will also deepen your knowledge base of our products, technologies, processes, services and systems, which you will use to: Perform complex metallurgical analysis Identify metallurgical manufacturing defects and make process improvement recommendations Communicate and share results to customers, suppliers, team members, and other business units Participate in developing new technologies Evaluate new products, processes, or systems Provide technical guidance on needs analysis, product and process maintenance Audit component suppliers in metallic material manufacturing processes such as casting, forging or heat treatment Candidates will have gained the following skills and experience through previous roles: Bachelor's degree (or international equivalent) in an accredited Materials Science or Metallurgical Engineering curriculum; Relevant work experience of applying Metallurgy in an Engineering function; Strong analytical skills. Candidates may have gained the following skills and experience through previous roles: Master's degree (or international equivalent) in an accredited Materials Science or Metallurgical Engineering curriculum; Experience of working within an ISO17025 accredited Laboratory; and A working knowledge of chemistry. If you are interested in this role, please APPLY NOW. For more information, please contact Lois Weston at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384446119.

Permanent / Peterborough, Cambridgeshire

Electrical and Instrumentation Designer

Job Title: Electrical & Instrumentation Designer Location: Clitheroe Duration: Until May 2020 An Electrical & Instrumentation Designer opportunity have become available for a global science and chemicals company and a leader in sustainable technologies. This is a long term contract based at their site in Clitheroe. Job Purpose Will be responsible for the creation and development of electrical and instrumentation design drawings, construction and demolition requirements, identification of testing requirements and to assist with troubleshooting of modifications and new installations. This role supports the sites continuous improvement activities as well as supporting new Capital Project developments to meet business and site needs. Principal Accountabilities Estimation of costings for E/I design and installation Design and modification of schematic diagrams, single line diagrams, loop drawings, cable routing drawings, panel layout drawings, block cable diagrams, motor control centres Drafting of scopes of work, bill of materials, termination schedules, equipment data sheets, cable schedules, labelling schedules, proof testing documents, cable transfer documents Supporting the installation supervisor by providing design packs and technical support as required Conducting FAT's on site and at supplier locations Reporting of work status to management in regular briefings Self-manage and progress design office requests to an agreed priority list Scope Contributing to Hazard Studies, LOPA's, design reviews and project reviews Obtain quotations and placing orders for panel builds, instrumentation and installation services Liaising with suppliers to obtain technical data and support Hosting visits from suppliers Working with onsite customers from projects, production, maintenance and support departments to ensure that the design meets the requirements of the end user Qualifications and Experience Essential HNC in Electrical Design or equivalent Significant practical design experience on a Top Tier COMAH site within a process or manufacturing environment A good understanding of P&ID's, line diagrams, process data sheets and mechanical drawings Use of Trimble pro design to calculate/confirm cable sizing's and protection Competent in the use of AutoCAD 2019 A working knowledge in low voltage power system design A working knowledge in instrumentation and control loop design A working knowledge and demonstrable application of BS7671:2018 Requirements for electrical Installations (IET Wiring Regulations) & BS EN 61439 low-voltage switchgear and control gear assemblies Desirable A working knowledge of DCS/PLC systems (Emerson Delta V, Hima Sella Safety Systems and Mitsubishi PLCs) A working knowledge of motor control systems (Variable Speed Drives, Soft start, DOL) A working knowledge of safety systems and equipment including Safety Instrumented Systems IOSH or NEBOSH Personal Skills and Key Competencies Strong IT skills Self-management, including planning and meeting deadlines Professional communication, spoken and written Flexibility with the ability to prioritise work Team work and good people skills Active concern for standards The above details for the Electrical and Instrumentation Designer are not exhaustive, the individual shall take on other duties which are within their skills and abilities whenever reasonably instructed to do so. If you are interested in this position, please APPLY NOW. For more information, contact Lois Weston at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384446119.

Contract / Clitheroe, Lancashire

Model Creation Technical Supervisor

Job Title: Model Creation Technical Supervisor Location: Gaydon, Warwickshire A Model Creation Technical Supervisor is required to join a leading automotive OEM based in Gaydon, Warwickshire, on a contract basis. The Opportunity This role works as part of the Digital Assets Operations team to ensure the Master Model data is fully representative of respective products and fully compliant with technical standards. Primary focus is on validation of business inputs for use in model construction and assessment of finished models with respect to Digital Assets technical standards. Key features of the role include data validation (CAD, coding, modelling, specification, imagery), quality control, CGI model build process development, metric tracking, data management and change management. Key Accountabilities and Responsibilities Work directly with Digital Assets Programme Planner and Data Extraction Specialist in the Operations team in order to deliver Master Model data according to Digital Assets Production Process Liaising with Design / Marketing / Engineering / Product Information / Programme in order to ensure model inputs are aligned and approved Champion Digital Assets technical standards and act as primary point of reference in this regard Perform Digital Asset quality assessment at all key milestones in the Digital Asset Production Process, providing clear, metric-driven output so that model quality can be measured Facilitate the required business interactions and production team behaviour to achieve a quality output (right first time) Lead further development of Master Model technical standards Collaborate with Digital Assets Development team to enable Master Model data to be utilised for CGI applications and use cases Manage structure of Digital Assets data drive ensuring data is ordered / up-revision / archived as appropriate Undertake any other work as directed by the Digital Assets manager in connection with their job as may be requested from time to time Knowledge, Skills and Experience Essential: Expert in CGI data preparation and modelling softwares (Autodesk Maya) and processes Expert in data / file management, structuring and configuration Knowledge of CGI coding languages (Python, C++, UE4) Experience in working to defined processes and technical standards (pipeline) Knowledge of MS Office - Excel in particular Relevant degree or equivalent experience preferred Desirable: Experience using Deltagen for data preparation and modelling Experience in developing data model production processes Expert knowledge of CGI coding languages (Python, C++, UE4) Previous experience working with outsourced resource and managing supplier personnel Previous experience working with / for Automotive OEMs If you are interested in this position, please APPLY NOW. For more information, contact Lois Weston at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384446119.

Contract / Gaydon, Warwickshire

NVH Engineer

Job Title: NVH Engineer Location: Peterborough Contract length: 12 months JOB DUTIES: The successful candidate will work on engine related Noise Vibration and Harshness (NVH) projects, typically ranging from short duration individual tests to projects up to three months. Ability to gather relevant information, compare and contrast data, identify relationships, and predict and manage failures is critical. As NVH Engineer, you may work in any number of functional areas requiring an engineering degree (or equivalent experience), including, but not limited to, basic engineering fundamentals of engines and machines, knowledge of instrumentation for data acquisition, data analysis, report writing and presentation skills. You could be performing test work in the lab, engine test cell or on the final machine installation. You will coordinate closely with an internal project lead within the department, managing a range of current test requests and reporting back on test status and completion. The role is practical in nature and has a significant involvement in test cell and workshop activities. Individuals may have multiple assignments which may require the Engineer to review the work of technicians or other support personnel, provide technical advice to individuals at various levels in the organisation and work with another unit or team. Assignments could be complex in nature and require the Engineer to assume a significant role, either as an individual contributor or as part of a project team, with increasing emphasis on analysing, identifying and applying engineering techniques to solve problems and make recommendations. Key areas of responsibility encountered in this role may include any or all of the following: Problem investigation and resolution; Evaluate new products/designs, processes or systems; Communicate results to customers, suppliers, team members and other business units; Collaborate with and support other engineers, managers, marketing personnel, customers and suppliers. BACKGROUND/EXPERIENCE: A bachelor degree in an accredited Engineering discipline plus 3-5 years' experience or a master's degree in Engineering. Applicants may be considered without a degree but must be able to justify knowledge and competence with relevant experience. Experience with specific NVH competencies, however this is not essential so long as engineering principles are understood and can be demonstrated. Practical engineering understanding, knowledge and experience of vibration theory, equipment calibration, data capture, verification of data integrity, analysis of data in both time and frequency domain. Ability to communicate effectively with team members and others in the work group, as well as employees in other units, customers, and suppliers. If you are interested in this position, please APPLY NOW. For more information, contact Lois Weston at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384446119.

Contract / Peterborough, Cambridgeshire

Sales Executive

Job Title: Transport Sales Executive Location: Coventry Employment type: Either permanent or contract basis A Sales Executive is required to join a leading automotive organisation in Coventry. This will be to sell the complete range of the transport portfolio and deliver the "Total Solutions" approach to drive the complete range of services, maintenance, and financial products offered. Main Responsibilities: To sell new products to exceed the levels detailed in the annual sales plan for your allocated territory. To sell the complete range of products and services in line with the Total Solutions Strategy, in addition to the sale of new portfolio. To actively prospect for new business, both with existing and new customers. To maintain relationships with existing customers. To be able to work effectively with the customer management system and maintain regular updates of data. To provide accurate financially sound quotations to customers, taking into consideration their requirements. To liaise with all areas of the business to ensure maximum customer satisfaction is achieved and exceeded. To meet with your key internal contacts for regular business review meetings to formulate territory plan and exchange relevant information. Contribute to the region's requirement to manage cost and credit control to maximise the opportunity to grow profit. To attend and support customer events as and when required, this may include events outside of normal working hours as and when the business requires in order to maximise any opportunities which could lead to profitable growth within the business. To maintain regular contact and working relationships with Aftermarket and Sales Directors, Managers, Representatives of the Market Company, Statutory, Legislative and Industry Bodies, Retail and Trade Customers, Fleet and Business Operators and Suppliers. To actively participate in the Commercial Crew meetings. Ensure that conduct and appearance is in a business-like manner and in keeping with the company image. Work in accordance with UK standards of health, safety, quality and environmental care. Key Skills / Competencies: Energy and passion - demonstrating the determination to be a part of the solution and make a difference, striving to improve performance. Driving change - demonstrating agility and flexibility to new commercial, regulatory and technological challenges, enhancing our ability to manage steep upturns and downturns within the market place. Work to a high standard of integrity - ensuring that the Volvo values, policies and procedures are adhered to at all times. Customer Focus - Dedicated to building and maintaining effective customer relationships, internal and external. Negotiation - The ability to gain the trust of other parties, to negotiate skilfully in tough situations with both internal and external groups without damaging relationships, having a good sense of timing. Time Management - Ability to utilise time effectively and efficiently, through focusing on the more important priority tasks. Business acumen - Is aware of the competition, understanding how strategies and tactics work in the marketplace. Problem solving - Ability to use logical methods to solve difficult problems with effective solutions, probing all fruitful sources for answers. Organisational agility - Having an understanding of the origin and reasoning behind key policies, practices and procedures and having the ability to get things done both through formal channels and the informal network. Drive for results - being self-motivated, challenging oneself whilst continually striving to exceed targets and expectations. Presentation skills - Is effective in a variety of formal presentation settings, both inside and outside the organisation, commanding attention and having the ability to change tactics midstream when something isn't working. This is a fantastic opportunity for an ambitious Sales Executive to work at a prestigious organisation with excellent potential for sales-based bonuses. The role also comes with a generous benefits package. If you are interested in this position, please APPLY NOW. For more information, contact Lois Weston at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384446119.

Permanent / Coventry, West Midlands

HR Business Partner

Job Title: Human Resources Business Partner Location: Royston Contract Length: Minimum 3 months Reporting to the Lead HR Business Partner, the HR Business Partner will be responsible for implementing appropriate people plans and organisational structures in order to achieve strategic business objectives, including capacity building, supporting talent management planning, engagement and employee relations. You will work witht he HR BP to deploy and advise on best practice HR initiatives and policies that support organisational goals, both UK and Europe. You will also act as coach and advisor to junior line managers, supporting them in the implementation of business people plans, including effective case management of employment relations issues. Accountabilities Talent Management Use business understanding to advise on appropriate departmental design and structures. Where appropriate, develop and implement plans to change organisation structures. Responsible for ensuring robust succession plans are in place at departmental level. Coach people managers in the creation of effective and realistic development plans to ensure effective talent pools are in place. Promote fairness and diversity as part of the culture of the organisation Advise on reward and remuneration issues, including secondments, promotions, etc. and ensure that due process is followed. Build the capability of managers and supervisors through coaching and appropriate interventions to assist them to maximise potential and consistently raise the bar on performance of themselves and their employees. Support, develop and coach people managers in relation to their approach and consideration of people issues, ensuring that they understand the impact of these on individuals, teams, and the business. Change Management Understands the needs of departments in terms of achieving maximum organizational performance and efficiencies. Coach managers and supervisors on key organizational changes Build organisational capacity in terms of change management and change resilience through the implementation of appropriate intervention plans. Support effective implementation of business change projects. Ability to remain calm and manage periods of ambiguity. Engagement Provides advice and counsel to managers and employees on all performance related issues, performance improvement, and terminations. Coaches leaders to enhance the understanding of business requirements/objectives. Ensure alignment between organisational, team and individual objectives. Support managers and employees understanding and participation in the performance management process. Provides coaching and counselling on performance development and improvement planning. Provide advice and support to line managers through the effective case management of difficult and/or sensitive day to day people management issues. Coach line managers to be able to deal with lower level disciplinary and capability issues. Ensure good governance and legal compliance through monitoring reporting on potential reputational and people risks Build and maintain effective relationships with local union representatives Coach line managers to ensure the effective rollout of the site communication programme. General Collaborate with the various HR functions to ensure the implementation of an effective and aligned HR Service delivery. Support delivery of annual HR processes, including Performance Management, Reward and Talent Management. Contribute to the design and delivery of key HR projects and interventions aligned to performance improvement or business change outcomes. Undertake ad hoc project work and provide project support to the broader HR Team Competencies Customer Focus Influencing Align performance for success Accepting Responsibility / Accountability Business Acumen Facilitating Change Building Collaborative Relationships Building Organisation Talent Person Specification University graduate CIPD qualified Experience of working in a complex, matrix organisation Track record of implementing HR projects Proven ability to collaborate, persuade and influence change Ability to hold challenging conversations Other Requirements Solutions orientated with the ability to regularly overcome obstacles whilst maintaining a positive 'can-do' attitude Ability to build strong and professional relationships at all levels Ability to effectively manage workload and conflicting priorities while remaining resilient. Flexible and adapt to change quickly Maintains awareness of current developments and trends in HR Proven coaching and capability, with ability to deliver effective feedback Knowledge of UK employment law and experience with complex employee and employment relations issues If you are interested in this position, please APPLY NOW. For more information, please contact Lois Weston at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384446119.

Contract / Royston, Hertfordshire
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