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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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Imports Analyst

Job Title: Imports Analyst (18000AP8) Location: Irlam, Manchester Benefits: 25 days annual leave, 10% bonus, contributory pension scheme, share scheme Job Description: A vacancy has arisen for an Imports Analyst within the Aftermarket Team based in Manchester. Reporting to the site Finance Manager, this is a unique opportunity for someone to support the dynamic and rapidly changing Perkins Aftermarket Team during a period of investment and growth. This is a key role within the Irlam Finance Team dealing with the Import and customs procedures into our Customs Warehouse. The Aftermarket Business Net Sales and Transfers typically totals $230m. Our sales are from multiple global locations and legal entities and we import goods from many global locations. The main responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to: * Daily operation of the Ricardo Duty Management System and submission to HMR&C * Inbound Freight Management and performance reviews * Inbound Freight invoice validation and approval * Reconciliation of Duty Management Stock to Mainframe system * Maintenance of Commodity codes and classification of new product * Ensure all import entries are raised/completed/filed by due dates * Global Trade Compliance annual review and audit * Reconcile the Duty Deferment account * Maintain accurate records for audit and trade compliance purposes Required skills, experience and qualification: * Previous experience of working within an Imports/Export role * 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 Desired skills, experience and qualifications: * Experience of working with a Large organisation and the complexity this brings * Experience of working with in an organisation that buy/sell large volumes worldwide * Proficient in MS Office applications If you are interested in this position, please APPLY NOW. For more information, contact Lois Weston at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384446119.

Permanent / Trafford, Greater Manchester

Compliance and Legislation Manager

Compliance and Legislation Manager Contract Type: Permanent Working Pattern: Full Time Salary: Competitive plus benefits Closing Date: 26/10/2018 About your role As our Compliance and Legislation Manager you will be responsible for influencing, negotiating, interpreting and communicating external industry, national, European, regional and global machinery standards and legislation for the organisation. This key role includes the generation of new internal standards and the maintenance of current engineering documentation to reflect changes in external standards and legislative requirements. Your responsibilities will include: Represent the company's interests at trade associations and standardisation meetings, at national, European and global industry forums. Communicate proceedings, statues and decisions of the relevant product groups to be affected by change and influencing decisions, standards and legal requirements externally to meet internal requirements. Be responsible for development within product groups of internal position and comments prior to industry meetings. The Technical representation of the company in standards generation groups within UK, CEN and ISO in addition to UK and European trade associations. Responsible for the generation, maintenance and communication of all engineering standards internally. Interpret legal requirements for machinery supply globally and translation of these into engineering sign off and product development plans. Communicate current and future machinery supply legislation. This role involves regular extensive UK, EU and global travel to maintain representation at external committees. About you Advanced technical knowledge of machinery design governed by external standards and legislation. Degree or HND qualified in an engineering discipline. Can work and travel freely throughout the UK, Europe and Internationally Are a self-starting individual with excellent communication skills at all levels. You will have the ability to engage with and lead a global team and extended network with demonstrable communication, leadership and organisation skills. Rewards and benefits? Our achievements - now and in the future - are down to our 14,000-strong worldwide workforce. To say thank you, we give everyone here career development and the chance to progress. We also pay great attention to employees' health and welfare. You can expect medical insurance and dental care schemes, plus access to our healthy living centre. Naturally, this comes with a competitive salary, company pension and 33 days annual leave. If you are interested in this position, please APPLY NOW. For more information, please contact Lois Weston at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384446119.

Permanent / Uttoxeter, Staffordshire

Project Manager

Project Manager Peterborough Up to £27.20 per hour The European Global Management Team is a dynamic team supporting over 35 projects both internally and externally. The team consists of project planning professionals and project managers. The team has an exciting opportunity for a Project Manager to join the team working within a fast-paced environment, co-located in either the Peterborough or Manchester offices. JOB PURPOSE: To lead the allocated project(s) to ensure the projects are delivered on time, to cost and quality. To develop relationships with the key team members in order to motivate and drive the project forward. Ensuring timely reports are produced to communicate project progress to the Senior Leadership Team. JOB DUTIES: Lead a team of engineers to deliver on schedule, manage and prioritise workloads. Management and accountability for the portfolio of projects Monitoring project progress and performance Regular stakeholder reporting Proven risk management experience Work with partners, monitor progress, to ensure project delivered in a timely manner on budget. Attend business meetings with partners Resource management - Provide input for staffing and support of programs and create accurate and detailed resource-loaded project schedules Management of project/programme budgets Maintains program level issues/action logs, risk registers, scope change requests/logs, program schedules, and program cost tracking. Expertise in Project/Program Management tools & processes, including project/portfolio resource and cost management. Experience in creation & maintenance of multi-disciplinary project plans is essential. Facilitate projects, lead chartering sessions, develop/validate network diagrams, and lead integration and compression sessions with internal and external teams. Mentor/coach the project leaders in project management, and address any issues one-on-one with senior divisional and department management if appropriate. Requires ability to learn Caterpillar project accounting systems and produce project-related financial reports. BACKGROUND/EXPERIENCE: This position requires a college or university degree or equivalent experience within the project management field Five years of job-related experience in project management. Must have strong commercial and business acumen. Must have very strong leadership and interpersonal skills including excellent communication skills. Professional training in leading and facilitating meetings is highly desired. Previous experience directing the work of others is highly desirable. Must possess extensive knowledge of project management software (MS Project experience desirable) MS Office (Excel/Word/Powerpoint), Adobe Acrobat, and Web Publishing tools. Will also require knowledge of other software tools such as project accounting systems. Good Excel skills are vital (complex formulas, linking multiple worksheets, pivot tables, graphs). Knowledge of AGILE based approach to Project Management duties is highly desirable. Project resource loading/portfolio resource management and project/portfolio cost management experience is highly desirable. Knowledge of company policies and processes, and company products and customers is highly desirable. Previous experience working with Innovate UK & ETI would be desirable but not essential. Prince 2/PMP or equivalent qualification is highly desired. If you are interested in this position, please APPLY NOW. For more information, please contact Lois Weston at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384446119.

Contract / Peterborough, Cambridgeshire

Senior Engineer - Electronics

Role: Senior Engineer - Electronics Reporting To: Design Manager Qualifications: Engineering Degree Overview of the role: As a result of growing demands for our award winning range of diesel engines and an increasing number of exciting engine development programmes, we are seeking a talented Electronics Engineer who is looking for an opportunity to further their career at the cutting edge of powertrain electronics and control systems. This is an ongoing contract position. Roles are based at our new multi-million pound engine research and development centre in Derbyshire. Your responsibilities as a Senior Electronics Engineer: * Engine and After-treatment ECU hardware specification and critique. * System ownership of powertrain sensors and actuators - primary contact with project design leads driving their integration and validation * Support the testing of electrical and electronic components to JCB Environmental test standards, responsible for relevant work product delivery to new product introduction gateways. * Work with suppliers to deliver prototypes and PPAP parts to schedule, meeting quality and performance requirements including conducting supplier hardware design and manufacturing audits * Work closely with design functions responsible for wiring harness and connectors, ensuring successful integration of electrical components onto the engine and after-treatment hardware. Essential Experience: * Have a degree/HND or equivalent in electrical / electronic engineering or associated discipline (or relevant time served experience), with a sound understanding of engineering principles * Considerable experience of diesel engine and DPF / SCR controls and associated electrical / electronic hardware * Possess a sound knowledge of vehicle electrical systems architecture * Have a sound grasp of the engine product development cycle, and expertise in engine system and component specification, design, development and sign-off (using relevant tools) * Demonstrate the ability to diagnose, test and fault find electrical systems * Track record in managing product life cycle through design control process Other Desirable Experience: * Be able to understand, create and edit 3D models, wiring diagrams and schematics with a high degree of attention to detail * Direct experience of JCB PLM design systems and processes * Have a working knowledge of CAD (NX), PLM systems, and Zuken or Vesys If you are interested in this position, please APPLY NOW. For more information, contact Lois Weston at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384446119.

Contract / Uttoxeter, Staffordshire

Quality Technician

Title: Quality Technician Location: Desford, Leicestershire Rate: £18-22 ph Contract: Initial 12 month contract A Quality Technician is required to join a leading Off-Highway manufacturer for a 12 month contract based in Desford. Job Duties/Responsibilities may include, but are not limited to: Executes processes, plans and tools that support global quality systems or related processes Executes global quality processes as defined in the Caterpillar Quality Management System Coordinate and conduct internal quality audits. Administer area metrics and submit local training and documentation as necessary Support certification activities Collect customer defect reports weekly Track the progress of corrective actions across the business to ensure a speedy response to a resolution. Required Qualifications: Bachelor's Degree Engineering/Manufacturing/Maintenance OR equivalent relevant experience within a role within engineering, manufacturing and/or maintenance Working knowledge of relevant engineering, manufacturing and/or maintenance and standards and practices Good interpersonal, communications, teamwork and collaboration skills Ability to work with diverse teams of employees and customers Personal computer skills and the ability to use standard software tools Good written and oral communications skills If you are interested in this position, please APPLY NOW. For more information, please contact Lois Weston at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384446119.

Contract / Leicester, Leicestershire

Manufacturing Engineer

Manufacturing Engineer Wimborne Up to £45000 Job Outline A a leading global technology and services innovator within the aerospace sector is looking for multiple Manufacturing Engineer due to expansion of the current Manufacturing team. These Manufacturing Engineers will drive process improvement initiatives and root cause and corrective action, whilst ensuring capacity and capability of manufacturing processes and equipment is matched to the business requirements. The salary for these roles is up to £45,000 depending on experience and current package. As a Manufacturing Engineer your skills and qualifications will ideally include: Having held a previous Manufacturing Engineering position within a production organisation or broad based background A depth of experience in driving process improvement An understanding of current and cutting edge manufacturing processes and equipment A solid understanding of DFMA tools As a Manufacturing Engineer your main responsibilities will involve: Acting as a key link in the introduction of process & product knowledge into development programmes Providing pro-active input into product development that ensures products are design to cost utilising Design for Manufacture & Assembly principles Supporting Program Management in progression and completion of development programs. Acting as the Manufacturing Engineering authority on Planning and Productability development programmes Ensuring that all ME Lifecycle Management tasks are completed in line with programme timeframes Ensuring products are designed for efficient manufacture and assembly, Coordinating the completion of a PFMEA and implementation of associated risk reduction activities in line with LCM requirements. Defining manufactured recurring costs at the bid stage, and to seek to achieve the target cost reductions through product development and process improvement. If you were successful in your application, you can expect to benefit from: Free onsite parking Subsidised restaurant (including a Costa coffee) On-line system offering a wide range of competitive flexible benefits including a matched pension contribution of up to 12%, child care vouchers, private medical and dental insurance, holiday buy and sell options, subsidised local gym memberships and many others Share incentive schemes Flexible working hours Discounted Sports and Social Club memberships A wide range of internal and external training opportunities If you are interested in this position, please APPLY NOW. For more information, contact Lois Weston on Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384446119.

Permanent / Wimborne, Dorset

Seating Project Engineer

Job Title: Project Engineer (Seating) Location: Coventry Rate: Up to £35.00 per hour Job Outline As a Seating Project Engineer, you will design automotive seating system components to ensure compliance to customer and industry standards. Main Responsibilities Reports to the Project Manager and/or Lead Engineer, and is responsible for: Technical Design and conformity to package and customer specifications. Drawing Release with 'freeze' against each Programme build milestone. DFMEA creation and update and release against the milestones. All design changes post initial prototype tool release to use Change Management Process. PLM system. All Customer requests to deviate away from initial Programme Assumptions / Technical file to be approved via Change Management Process PLM system. Maximum 10 day turn-around of PLM to solve testing related issues / concerns . Medium and short term CAD resource management, ensuring CAD Designers workload / priorities match those of the Programme Timeline and Customer Releases. Support Plant issues when proven root cause is base design (not quality / process) Customer liaison and reporting of project technical issues and potential resolutions. Sub-Supplier Design Management - Data release and Control with documented status and actions on a regular basis. Generation of VE/VA brainstorm ideas - Facilitate the workshops. Progress VE/VA ideas to engineered / feasible solutions with detail drawings and prototype trial samples. Management of Test and Development DV / PV and virtual CAE analysis. Presentations to Lear and Customer Senior Management. Open Issues - Single list with time bound response including all known problems with priorities. Checking of all data prior to Release (to customer/ supplier or other interested parties) Essential Skills and Qualifications: Engineering Degree or equivalent (or relevant experience) Excel / Word/Powerpoint To be able to read, check and correct detail Drawings Practical application of GD&T Detailed seating (seat structures and seat complete) engineering knowledge Desirable Skills and Qualifications: Microsoft Project experience DFMEA - Qualified to 'User level' Automotive Seating experience Problem Solving skills Appreciation of CAE techniques and Process. Understanding of Renault and Nissan release systems. VE/VA techniques (cost pareto etc) Understanding of CAD systems (NX and Catia) If you are interested in this position, please APPLY NOW. For more information, please contact Lois Weston at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384446119.

Contract / Coventry, West Midlands

NVH Engineer

Test/Development Engineer - (Job Number: 180009AJ) Job Title: Test/Development Engineer Salary Range: £40,000.00 - £50,000.00 (D.O.E) Benefits: 25 days annual leave, 10% bonus, contributory pension scheme, contributory share scheme Location: Peterborough Role Outline: An exciting opportunity has now arisen for a Test/Development Engineer to 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. The role is based in Peterborough, UK. Key Responsibilities: * The Engineer may work in any number of functional areas requiring an engineering degree, including, but not limited to, basic engineering fundamentals, engine sub systems, installation best practices of engines in machines, noise and vibration evaluation and sound quality. * Training will be provided to develop the knowledge of noise and vibration theory, equipment calibration, data capture, verification of data integrity, analysis of data in both time and frequency domain. * The Engineer could be performing test work in the lab, engine test cell, on the final machine installation on the Peterborough site or in the field. * 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 of the engineer being responsible for 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. * You will collaborate closely with technicians, engineers and other process partners. * Identification, analysis, and resolution of issues - clear communication with process partners. * Effective communication of technical information including analysis, conclusions and recommendations. Formally documented in technical reports / sign-off packs as appropriate. Required Experience & Qualifications: * Previous Engineering experience is essential, ideally gained working for a Gasoline, Natural Gas or Diesel Engine Manufacturer. * Excellent analytical skills and lateral thinking. Must have the ability to communicate effectively with team members and others in the work group, as well as employees in other units, customers, and suppliers. * A suitable person will be considered with a combination of the following skills; practical engineering understanding, data analysis, project management, report writing and presentation skills. * Applicants will ideally hold an Engineering / Technical Degree or be qualified through relevant work experience . * Good PC Skills are essential, able to use Excel to intermediate standard or higher. Desired Experience & Qualifications: * It would be preferable for the individual to be experienced with specific NVH competencies, however this is not essential so long as engineering principles are understood and can be demonstrated. * Will possess good team working, project management, organisational skills. If you are interested in this position, please APPLY NOW. For more information, please contact Lois Weston at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384446119.

Permanent / Peterborough, Cambridgeshire

Principal Thermal Systems Engineer

Principal Thermal Systems Engineer Location: Rocester Job Brief: JCB is a truly world class, family owned business. We are proud of our achievements and recognise that future growth and success is shaped by the ambition of the JCB team. If you are looking for a career with a business where people really count, look no further than JCB. Overview of the role: Due to extensive growth, innovations and development within our JCB Research team we are now looking for a Technical specialist within thermal management. This role will provide specialist advice to JCB teams globally on our thermal systems involving the technical review of all thermal NPIP projects, definition of thermal standards and the development of new thermal technologies. Your Responsibilities as a Principal Thermal Systems Engineer Review of thermal management systems on all new product introduction programmes, determination of project risk Close working with all business units to ensure robust thermal system delivery on JCB vehicles Definition of Group thermal standards Close working with Purchasing to define and develop suitable suppliers for thermal system components Development of new innovative thermal systems to a level where risk is appropriate to NPIP Support environmental testing of thermal systems and analysis of results Expert support to resolve any thermal management related service problems About You: An experienced Engineer, with extensive proven industry experience working with thermal management systems. You will have a comprehensive understanding of thermodynamic principles governing systems Your technical expertise comes with strong people and influencing skills enabling you to develop and challenge our thermal standards and systems globally If you're always ready to learn new skills and work to the highest standards, there could be a place for you in the dedicated JCB team What's in it for you? To say thank you for your hard work, we will work with you to support your career progression and development. We will also provide a competitive salary, company pension scheme, medical insurance and dental care schemes, access to the company's healthy living centre and 33 days annual leave. If you are interested in this role, please APPLY NOW. For more information, please contact Lois Weston at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384446119.

Permanent / Uttoxeter, Staffordshire

Strategy, Governance and Planning Manager

Strategy, Governance & Planning Manager - (Job Number: 170009FD) Job Title: Strategy, Governance & Planning Manager Salary: £65,000 - £75,000 (depending on experience) Location: Peterborough + ad hoc travel Relocation Package: Yes Benefits: 25 days annual leave, 31%, bonus £7380 annual car cash allowance, private medical, childcare vouchers, contributory pension scheme, contributory share scheme. In addition to a very competitive benefits package we also offer the following to our employees: * Annual merit salary increase based on individual performance * Opportunity to request sponsorship for professional membership * Continuous learning and development * Long term worldwide career opportunities with an evolving and dynamic Global Organisation Role Outline: The Aftermarket business is a dynamic, growing business and as a result there is an exciting opportunity to become part of the Sales, Marketing, Servicing & Parts (SMSP) group as a Strategy, Governance and Planning Manager, contributing to the Division's business and long- term leadership position. This role reports directly to the General Manager and will provide leadership to improve and build upon our $250M Parts Business globally. This will include commercial project identification, portfolio coordination, communication and project management. This role is critical in the execution of IPSD's strategy to improve value for the enterprise. Key Responsibilities include: - Direct and indirect supervision and coaching of cross functional project leaders - Management of the portfolio master control and resource plans with strategic responsibility for program execution - Management and cascade of the communication plan for the solutions strategy - Ownership of internal governance - Ownership of communication; to employees and stakeholders regarding project and program progress - Collaborate with our Marketing communications team to coordinate communications to market - Responsible for targeting new industry segments, reviewing M&A opportunities that complement the current Perkins Aftermarket Business. - Leading significantly complex projects to improve critical business processes that drive financial results, including: - Developing project plans and business cases, identifying opportunities, defining and financially justifying projects, building and launching project teams - Applying solid project management methodology to manage team activities from inception to completion - Leading teams to execute projects on time and on budget, tracking project status and results - Removing and elevating project barriers, and developing team members - Integrating issues with other projects/processes and coordinating the improvements with the appropriate project/process owners to accomplish the project goals, other business activities and overall business strategy - Managing the development and maintenance of methods and systems for measuring the degree to which the project goals, objectives and metrics are being met - Managing risk and ambiguity on a project while driving results through change BASIC QUALIFICATIONS: - Bachelor's degree in business or similar field Required: - Ability to simplify complex information and develop clear communications and presentation materials to a variety of audiences - Ability to build and validate project plans across a multifaceted program of work - Excellent communication skills, both written and oral - Ability to set bold goals, strategies to achieve those goals, andturn strategies into action - Extraordinary leadership, interpersonal and networking skills; the ability to influence others - Ability to build consensus Desired: - Ability to be futuristic and enthusiastic- Ability to adapt to multiple cultures and countries; fluent in English - Global work experience Relocation assistance is available for this position. If you are interested in this position, please APPLY NOW. For more information, please contact Lois Weston at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384446119.

Permanent / Peterborough, Cambridgeshire

Aftermarket Data Analytics Specialist

Aftermarket Data Analytics Specialist) Salary Range: £33,625 to £49,000 (Depending on Experience) Location: Peterborough Benefits: 25 Days Annual Leave, 10% Bonus, Contributory Pension Scheme, Company Share Scheme, Annual Salary Reviews/Performance Based Increases Role Outline: Reporting to the Aftermarket Commercial Manager, this is a unique opportunity for someone to join the dynamic and rapidly changing aftermarket environment during a period of growth. As the Aftermarket Data Analytics Specialist you will develop and execute data analytics strategies and methodologies to provide market, competitor, product and commercial insights to drive parts and service growth in the Perkins aftermarket. Growing the Perkins aftermarket is a critical part of our InLine 6 Strategy and 2020 growth plan. Job Duties/Responsibilities will include: Development of analytical tools and solutions using Tableau, Alteryx, Oracle and MS Access to provide market and customer insight that drives parts sales revenue and margin growth to meet strategic commitments Maintaining and developing the aftermarket parts sales opportunity model, including monthly/quarterly reporting of market penetration Maintaining and developing "deal" analysis tools Development of aftermarket competitor profiles Collection and analysis of competitor price data Coordination and consolidation of monthly sales reporting and forecasting Supporting the development implementation and maintenance of the data analytics road map that identifies opportunities and insight to grow the Perkins aftermarket business. Integration of new technologies to gain insight into machine and engine usage. Collaborating with functional experts from Finance, Product Management, Data Analytics, Pricing, Marketing and Sales to build confidence and validate team insights and recommendations. Engaging with, and presenting data to, stakeholders to help align the organisation and prioritisation of activities to support growth plans. Key Competencies and strengths you will have are: Problem Solving Customer Focus Communication Managing Diversity Accountability Candidates will have gained the following skills and experience through previous roles: A highly numerate degree (preferably in statistics, economics, mathematics, engineering or a similar field). A strong focus on continual learning and professional development. Excellent communication and presentation skills. Ability to work independently or as part of a team with people from many different backgrounds and cultures, internally and externally, with the ability to influence and resolve differences. Strong interpersonal skills to develop a collaborative/cooperative working relationships with colleagues inside and outside the business unit. Candidates may have gained the following skills and experience through previous roles: Progressive professional experience which utilises quantitative analytical techniques to solve business problems. A broad business understanding with the aptitude to turn disconnected data sets into tangible commercial opportunities. Sound knowledge in the use and application of Data Analytics software solutions for statistics and data visualisation is preferred (including Tableau, Alteryx, and MS Access/Excel, R, Python, Java, etc). 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

Property Project Manager

Property Projects Manager Person specification We're seeking someone with strong technical project management skills who can support the our property portfolio of depots, stations, head office and support accommodation. Projects will range from smaller scale maintenance upgrades, to planned maintenance projects and remedial works, and coordinating & controlling major construction projects. The role will also include the line management of the direct labour team who provide operational support to our West Midland portfolio of bus depots with line marking, pothole repairs and general maintenance activities. The successful candidate will have extensive property / construction project management and delivery experience, both hands on and through consultant or contractor teams, developing product and build specifications and supporting & delivering the end to end tender process. A good knowledge of CDM regulations together with detailed understanding of project management and construction related legislation and codes of practice is essential. Experience in managing directly employed teams as well as managing contractor and consultants is key, together with strong communication skills and the ability to explain and demonstrate understanding of technical project elements to those without the technical knowledge. Budget, performance and quality management skills. Managing data and information to produce project and technical reporting where required. Working alongside the Business Excellence team to support and inform the overall project sponsor where required, following the National Express group processes. Qualifications & Experience A formal project management qualification (APM / Prince 2 etc) would be preferred, supported a training record demonstrating relevant experience, ideally in a transport related sector. Ideally IOSH / NEBOSH, but essential to have a solid track record in safety management and compliance. Knowledge of industry standard compliance & legislation requirements including control & management of asbestos, water quality management, electrical test and inspection requirements and CDM & design responsibilities. It is expected that only applicants with at least 7-10 years' project management experience (at least 2 of which have been at a senior PM type position) would have the breadth and depth of knowledge and experience required for this role. Specific Responsibilities Managing DLO team of four, coordinating the site activities across the WMT (Bus) portfolio, and supporting ad-hoc works across the wider sites if required. Providing cost and quality assurance of medium and higher value minor works that are delivered through CPL or the framework contractors, validating specification and coordinating delivery with the relevant business units if required. Ownership of projects delivered outside of the CPL framework agreement via direct orders. Managing the end to end process of CAPEX projects where required, including developing the specification with the end user, appointing specialist consultants if required, managing the design and tender process, securing CAPEX approval and delivering the project within the agreed parameters. Ownership of the stakeholders management process throughout the design & development of major projects, and managing the change control process for larger projects in line with the National Express project management process. Carrying out post investment appraisals and quality audits for completed projects and ensuring lessons learned are fed forward to future projects. If you are interested in this position, please apply now! For more information, contact Lois Weston at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384446119.

Permanent / West Midlands, England

CFD Analyst

CFD Analyst Monmouthshire Permanent, Full Time DESCRIPTION Computational Fluid Dynamicist Would you like to work within our specialist Engineering Analysis team? We currently have a vacancy for a Computational Fluid Dynamicist at our site in Glascoed. As a Computational Fluid Dynamicist, you will be tasked with the generation and maintenance of models using commercial software to meet the growing needs of the business and customer. Generation of models is required for both aerodynamic and process based fluid flow, as well as optimisation, and heat transfer analysis. This role will allow you to support the UK Armed Forces and work with specialist products. Your main responsibilities as a Computational Fluid Dynamicist will involve: Maintaining the existing database of models and simulations, including learning how to adapt these models to suit present and future requirements Taking outputs from CFD analyses and using them within other mathematical modelling tools to determine behaviour Generating new models, using commercial software to fulfil customer and business requirements as and when the need arises Getting involved with technical discussion and advisory sessions with other employees and customer representatives Managing and conducting research tasks, negotiated with customer and business to offer new capabilities to the aforementioned parties Your skills and qualifications: Degree in a STEM related discipline or equivalent experience (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) Some basic programming knowledge (Java, Python, MatLab or similar) would be advantageous Some experience of using computational flow solvers (particularly Star-CCM+) - desirable Knowledge of both transient and steady state solvers is advantageous, as well as relative motion within meshes and multiphase fluids Experience of using meshing software such as Pointwise or Star-CCM+ Mesher - desirable What we're looking for in you: We are looking for you to be enthusiastic, possess excellent communication skills and be able to work to your own initiative. You should be able to demonstrate that you are a team player, committed to continual improvement whilst having the flexibility to manage work and the ability to learn quickly. Benefits: Our employees receive an excellent benefits package which includes a competitive pension scheme, enhanced annual leave allowance and a Company contributed Share Incentive Plan. We also offer a range of additional benefits such as flexible working, an employee assistance programme, childcare vouchers, Cycle2work and many local and national employee discounts. Some employees may also be eligible for an annual incentive. If you are interested in this position, please apply now. For more information, please contact Lois Weston at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384446119.

Permanent / Monmouthshire, Wales

Senior Engineer - Electronics

Role: Senior Engineer - Electronics Reporting To: Design Manage Job Status: Permanent Staff Qualifications: Engineering Degree Location: Derbyshire Overview of the role: As a result of growing demands for our award winning range of diesel engines and an increasing number of exciting engine development programmes, we are seeking a talented Electronics Engineer who is looking for an opportunity to further their career at the cutting edge of powertrain electronics and control systems. Roles are based at our new multi-million pound engine research and development centre in Derbyshire. Your responsibilities as a Senior Electronics Engineer: * Engine and After-treatment ECU hardware specification and critique. * System ownership of powertrain sensors and actuators - primary contact with project design leads driving their integration and validation * Support the testing of electrical and electronic components to Environmental test standards, responsible for relevant work product delivery to new product introduction gateways. * Work with suppliers to deliver prototypes and PPAP parts to schedule, meeting quality and performance requirements including conducting supplier hardware design and manufacturing audits * Work closely with design functions responsible for wiring harness and connectors, ensuring successful integration of electrical components onto the engine and after-treatment hardware. Essential Experience: * Have a degree/HND or equivalent in electrical / electronic engineering or associated discipline (or relevant time served experience), with a sound understanding of engineering principles * Considerable experience of diesel engine and DPF / SCR controls and associated electrical / electronic hardware * Possess a sound knowledge of vehicle electrical systems architecture * Have a sound grasp of the engine product development cycle, and expertise in engine system and component specification, design, development and sign-off (using relevant tools) * Demonstrate the ability to diagnose, test and fault find electrical systems * Track record in managing product life cycle through design control process Other desirable Experience: * Be able to understand, create and edit 3D models, wiring diagrams and schematics with a high degree of attention to detail * Direct experience of JCB PLM design systems and processes * Have a working knowledge of CAD (NX), PLM systems, and Zuken or Vesys Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged soon. If you have knowledge of this area and you want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the Senior Electronics Engineer role, please contact Tim Parkes at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384446119.

Permanent / Derbyshire, England

Lead Chassis Engineer

Position Title: Lead Chassis Engineer Location: Gibbs Rate: Up to £36.00 per hour EXPERIENCE REQUIRMENTS Degree or equivalent in Design/ Mechanical Engineering or relevant discipline. At least ten years of Design and Development experience in Engineering Vehicle Chassis Systems in a Low volume manufacturing environment. Demonstrable history in Chassis System Engineering having completed and released full systems and components into commercially available platforms. Ability to perform analysis and calculations in order to develop working, mass and cost efficient designs on time. Current and working knowledge of Chassis System regulations and standards. Working knowledge of materials, processes and environmental considerations required to achieve durable system designs. Management of a small team. Full product lifecycle experience. Previous responsibility for delivering chassis system designs to a low volume vehicle programme. MAJOR ACTIVITIES & DUTIES Management of Chassis Engineering team for current programme and future programmes. Responsibility and focal point for all Chassis related Engineering issues on current and future platforms. Specification of Chassis systems and components. Delivery of Engineered Chassis System designs. Development and Maintenance of Chassis CAD package and BOM. Generation of Design Specifications, management of 2D drawings and design data. Develop Project Timing and delivery schedule for System Parts and Functionality. Release Approval for components and Systems to Specification. Scoping of outsourced Engineering activities. Supplier Management - Outsource Engineering and Part Development. Team Workload Planning and Prioritisation. Management reporting as required. Provision of Build Support for area of amphibian responsibility. Test Planning and DVP Sign-Off responsibility. Support FMEA and related documentation development. Provide Budget input for department and manage spend accordingly. Manage change within scope of System. Support Recruitment activities within System area. Other duties as assigned, some that may be outside experience base. PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS Customer oriented (internal and external). Hands-on mechanical skills and experience with Automotive or related vehicles and systems. Excellent problem solving skills Proficient regarding organisational and time management skills. Competent in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook), with the ability to create detailed status reports, measureables and timelines. Appreciation of Engineering good practice with regard to project processes and CAD system data management. Ability to multi-task and work in a fast paced environment. Willingness to work additional hours in order to meet tight deadlines. If you are interested in this position, please apply now. For more information, please contact Lois Weston at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384446119.

Contract / Nuneaton, Warwickshire

Thermal Fluid Systems Lead Engineer - 35887

Ref: 35887 Title: Senior Thermal Fluids System Engineer Division: Body Engineering Contract Position based at: Gaydon Position Description: Senior Thermal Fluids System Engineer This role is responsible to lead the design and development and deliver harmonised systems solutions, consisting of multiple interconnected components, and other system interfaces with Jaguar Land Rover vehicles programmes. The person in this role is part of CORE group of competence and required to deliver Core thermal fluid system architectures for platforms, expertise is required to support the delivery of vehicle line programmes. Key Responsibilities: Architectures and vehicles. Assist and contribute to the generation of system targets and verification methods that are driven by Customer, Function Requirements and Failure Modes and Effects Analysis. Contribute to the delivery of the thermal fluids specialism onto all programmes, this should be done in line with the Systems Engineering discipline outlined by Product Creation Systems. Provide technical support and assistance across the operational team on topics relating to the integration and harmonisation of multiple interconnected components including issue resolution and objective data analysis Work with Technical Specialists and Research Engineering on Attribute and Function Forward Strategies, including new Function Definition and Failure Mode Avoidance Undertake any other work as directed by their line manager in connection with their job as may be requested Manage the delivery of systems within Climate Thermal fluids group across the range of Jaguar Land Rover Skills Required: An individual with a customer first mindset who is easy to do business with and makes people feel special, driven to deliver experiences that are personalised, transparent and dependable. 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. An effective team player, actively develops and supports team members 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: Good relevant experience of working in a Systems Engineering environment - ideally within the Automotive Sector Model based engineering (MBE) Requirements Management (RM) Good verbal and written communications Analytical and problem solving skills Track record as an effective team player with strong interpersonal skills Relevant experience of system definition, system architecture development, requirements specification, design/performance modelling, systems integration, system assessment and acceptance Full driving licence Experience Preferred: Experience and knowledge in Refrigeration and cooling thermodynamic/thermofluid principles Experience in applying Systems Engineering and in solving complex technical issues using a structured approach Experience in Model-based Systems Engineering, SysML using IBM Rational Rhapsody Experience in requirements capture using IBM Rational DOORS Experience in using control system design tools such as Matlab Simulink Experience in using calibration tools such as INCA. Willingness to be involved with overseas testing. Note: Typical testing locations in which thermal test Engineers may have to operate, depending on vehicle program and activities: UK, Europe, Sweden, USA, UAE Class 3 and 4PG driver training level (JLR internal process), or equivalent. Area will support internal process Education Required: Relevant Degree or equivalent experience preferred If you are interested in this CFD Thermofluids opportunity, please apply now. For more information, please contact Lois Weston on 01384446119.

Contract / Gaydon, Warwickshire