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Mark Bignell

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Mark Bignell (MBA) has over 25 years’ experience in technical recruitment as both a consultant and senior manager, providing a professional and consultative approach to clients and candidates.

With extensive account management experience, Mark has nurtured and developed strategic relationships within the transportation industries including automotive, aerospace, motorsport and rail, sourcing high calibre candidates for positions on both a contract and permanent basis, from engineers to senior managers.

Adept at delivering contingency, retained and project based recruitment activities, Mark is an advocate of a partnership approach, building strong relationships through effective communication and robust recruitment processes.

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Senior Engineering Manager

Senior Engineering Manager (Castings & Forging) £Competitive plus Benefits Shropshire Engineering, Manager, Prototype, Launch, NPI, Manufacturing, DFM, APQP, Casting, Forging, Machining A Senior Engineering Manager (Casting & Forging)  is required with knowledge of taking product designs through all prototype trials and launch activities into full production within a high precision and innovation environment to meet customer requirements. Candidates with experience of new product introduction, launch and product development from a manufacturing perspective with knowledge of casting, forging and/or machining would be well received. Due to continued growth this niche supplier of specialist casting and forged components and machined components based in Shropshire requires a proactive, hands on Senior Engineering Manager who can lead the introduction and launch of new products into manufacturing dealing with customer, suppliers and Engineering Teams to ensure products can be taken from initial design stages, through all prototype phases and into prototype trials and into small to medium volume production. As a Senior Engineering Manager you will be required to: Proactively manage health, safety and environmental matters for the engineering function Responsible for ensuring products and services meet or exceed customers’ expectations for innovation, quality and value Build effective long-term customer relationships Integrate engineering team into daily business operations. Lead and develop employees Help develop and set technical strategy and policy as part of the senior team As a Senior Engineering Manager you will have the following: Primary manufacturing company transforming raw material to high value finished products, ideally conversant with aluminum automotive structures, engine and transmission system applications.  Knowledge of ISO 9001:2015 & IATF16949 2016 Understanding of fluid/thermo/mechanics and the ability to extrapolate these toward design development and improvement of casting products and processes Proficient in FMEA and PDCA problem solving. A demonstrable track record of leadership of an engineering team Demonstrable experience of adapting to the changing market in order to effectively align with industry grand challenges. Recent previous experience in a senior engineering role in a Tier 1 / 2 mid-size manufacturing / casting company. Strong written and verbal communication skills Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon.  If you have managed an Engineering Team/Department in the delivery of new products, process improvement and launch within a powertrain, transmission and/or casting environment, preferably automotive and want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the Senior Engineering Manager role, please contact Mark Bignell at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384 446167 or email mark.bignell@jonlee.co.uk Your CV will be forwarded to Jonathan Lee Recruitment, a leading engineering and manufacturing recruitment consultancy established in 1978. The services advertised by Jonathan Lee Recruitment are those of an Employment Agency.

Permanent / Bridgnorth

Team Leader

Team Leader £Negotiable Plus O/T & Benefits (Early Shift)   Bristol Team Leader, Supervisor, Manufacturing, Production, Process Improvement, Assembly, Machining, CI Are you a Team Leader with a hands on approach to leading product teams and staff within a high volume manufacturing environment (preferably automotive), seeking a new and challenging opportunity? If yes this opportunity could be for you! As a Team Leader you will be charged with leading a team of 16-20 operatives in ensuring productivity levels, quality standards, H&S and lean activities are adhered to within a highly specialist production environment. As a Team Leader you will be responsible for: Efficiently supervise a team of up to 16-20 employees Deliver product excellence by the vigilant management of your team, materials and equipment Ensure productivity levels, quality standards and KPI’s are achieved across the team and to deliver against production targets as set by the business Generate and maintain procedures such as standard ops, production line balancing and risk assessments within the disciplines of a continuous improvement environment Manage employee holiday, absence, disciplinary and health and safety procedures Lead by example and continuously set the standards for your team As a Team Leader you will require the following skills and experience: Proven track record of leading a team within a medium volume production environment Ability to lead, develop and motivate a team Experience of delivering effective people management to ensure quality, production and H&S standards are maintained Excellent communication and leadership skills Time management and organisational skills Manufacturing industry experience (preferably from a medium volume automotive, assembly and/or heavy machinery environment) Basic IT use is required Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon.  If you have knowledge of managing small production teams within a medium volume and specialist manufacturing environment, have good interpersonal and leadership skills and want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the Team Leader, please contact Mark Bignell at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384 446167 or email mark.bignell@jonlee.co.uk Your CV will be forwarded to Jonathan Lee Recruitment, a leading engineering and manufacturing recruitment consultancy established in 1978. The services advertised by Jonathan Lee Recruitment are those of an Employment Agency.

Permanent / Bristol

Quality Manager

Quality Manager £Highly Competitive Salary, Plus Bonus and Benefits  Location: South Wales  (Relocation Assistance Provided) Quality, Management, Systems, Assurance, Manufacturing, Project, TS16949, IATF16949, QMS, QCD, CI Want to work for a forward thinking Automotive organisation that has a track record of delivering work class products for some of the world leading OEM’s, seeking a Quality Specialist who can drive quality systems, procedures and standards across all areas of the business operations? We are looking for an experienced and proactive Quality Manager who can think strategically, drive quality systems, implement procedures, manage teams and create a quality culture through effective change management. The role of Quality Manager will be to lead the Quality Department across multi-site locations, influencing cross functional teams and departments to embrace quality management systems, implement effective processes and procedures while driving forward change and continuous improvement that will positively impact all areas of the business. A hands-on approach and can-do attitude are essential, as is the ability to challenge mainstream thinking in a constructive and energetic way. As a Quality Manager your main responsibilities will be; Ensure Group adherence and ongoing certification to international Quality and Environmental Standards including but not limited to TS16949, IATF 16949, ISO 9001:2015 and ISO 14001:2015. Lead and deliver the Quality related aspects of the new business systems Maintain, refine and develop the new and current business systems Provide quality leadership and guidance to the new business systems project teams. Manage and develop the team to ensure the business objectives are achieved on time and to budget. Manage and lead lean initiatives including meeting the company wide 5S targets and the introduction of Value Stream Mapping. Ensure that company Quality related processes are harmonised and standardised to assist with compliance and improve efficiency Being able to lead a multi-functional team is a must for this role as is being action orientated and having good analytical skills to be able to convert business objectives into achievable tasks. This is a challenging and exciting role and as such we are looking for a candidate who can demonstrate that they have the following: Previously led and delivered major quality and related system change in the automotive or related industry. An in depth and proven knowledge of ERP systems and QMS systems preferably in the automotive industry. A relevant degree level of education is required preferably with a business related qualification. (MBA) Must be capable of leading management and staff to deliver the business plan. Excellent verbal and written communication at all business levels  is essential along with a high level of IT and QMS skills and knowledge. The desire, drive and the character to achieve Quality, Cost and Delivery (QCD) are essential personal requirements, this requires excellent leadership and motivational skills to succeed This is an excellent opportunity for anyone with knowledge of implementing and managing quality systems, processes and procedures within the automotive arena who has the ability to drive change, manage teams, delivery strategic results and target continuous improvement objectives seeking to develop your career. In return for your experience, this West Midlands based company will offer you: An excellent basic salary, with bonus and benefits Relocation support for the right individual who can delivery results and meet the cultural fit for the business Excellent opportunity to be part of the management team within a growing business, being able to strategically impact business operations across multiple site through the implementation of effective quality culture and systems Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon.  If you have knowledge in strategically developing and delivering QMS, QCD and CI within an automotive organisation that has been through change and significant growth you want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the Quality Managers role, please contact Mark Bignell at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384 446167 or email mark.bignell@jonlee.co.uk Your CV will be forwarded to Jonathan Lee Recruitment, a leading engineering and manufacturing recruitment consultancy established in 1978. The services advertised by Jonathan Lee Recruitment are those of an Employment Agency.

Permanent / Wales

Design Engineer (Powertrain)

Senior Design Engineer (Powertrain) £Highly Competitive Plus Benefits  Location: Warwickshire (Remote Working Available) Engine, Powertrain, Design, Development, Prototype, Build, Innovation, Packaging, Integration, Performance, Leadership, Delivery, DFM, DFA, CAD, FEA, Manufacturing  Want to work for a forward thinking organisation that design, develop and build powertrain systems for vehicle applications predominately within the maritime industry, driving engineering excellence across their range of products? We are looking for an experienced and innovative Senior Design Engineer (Powertrain) to help integrate their products into bespoke vehicles from concept through to production across their UK sites following a significant recent investment in the business. The role of Senior Design Engineer (Powertrain) will be to lead the development and integration of powertrain units predominately within maritime applications overseeing all design work and project delivery. A hands-on approach and can-do attitude are essential, as is the ability to challenge mainstream thinking in a constructive and energetic way. You will need to have experience of powertrain development, engineering and integration being responsible for the delivery of all projects including new platforms and support for existing combustion engines programmes. As a Senior Design Engineer (Powertrain) for both products and systems from concept to production, your main responsibilities will include; Designing and integration of powertrain systems into current and new vehicles to ensure the products/systems are packaged effectively to maintain functionality and aesthetical look for high value vehicles Produce CAD drawings and FEA analysis on non-conformance parts to ensure issues are identified quickly and resolved effectively during product development phases. Lead project deliver activities within the supply base and with cross functional teams to ensure the successful launch of products. Lead prototype creation to support the development of components to include gears, drive shafts, pumps, housings, casings and general engine components, specialising in the packaging and integration of the components. Investigation of new technologies and concepts to improve and grow the product range to support new vehicle development programs and enhancements in systems and performance. This is a challenging and exciting role and we are looking for a candidate who can demonstrate that they have the ability and passion to: Design, develop and launch prototype products from concept into production. Integrate and package systems into new vehicle without impacting functionality and aesthetical nature Make critical decisions quickly and robustly to support project gateways and milestones Ensure adherence to processes and procedures whilst not stifling creativity Constructively challenge the status quo You will bring to the role: Significant track record in the design, development and integration of powertrain systems for combustion engines (Gasoline and/or Diesel) having managed suppliers and pulled together cross functional teams to deliver innovation projects. An understanding of Powertrain applications, interaction with subcomponents and the packaging/integration of those products/systems within niche and new vehicles programmes. (ideally with marinisation but not essential) A knowledge of 3D CAD, FEA, CAE, DFM, DFA, product packaging and integration. A drive, commitment and ability to lead design projects from concept performing hands on design activities and calculations to support new product development, liaising with suppliers, customers and engineering teams to deliver results and meet launch deadlines. Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon.  If you have knowledge in the design and development of powertrain products, systems and their integration into vehicle and you want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the Senior Design Engineer (Powertrain) role, please contact Mark Bignell at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384 446167 or email mark.bignell@jonlee.co.uk Your CV will be forwarded to Jonathan Lee Recruitment, a leading engineering and manufacturing recruitment consultancy established in 1978. The services advertised by Jonathan Lee Recruitment are those of an Employment Agency.

Permanent / Stratford-upon-Avon

Technical Manager

Technical Manager (Special Purpose Machinery) £Competitive plus Benefits West Midlands Technical, Manager, Prototype Build, Design, Development, Project, CAD, Special Purpose Machinery, Commissioning, Leadership A Technical Manager (Special Purpose Machinery)  is required with knowledge of design, development and project delivery of special purpose machinery to meet customer requirements. Candidates with experience of designing, developing and project managing the installation of special purpose machinery or process equipment would be well received.. Due to continued growth this niche supplier of bespoke special purpose equipment and machinery based in the West Midlands requires a proactive, hands on Technical Manager who can lead the development of machinery from initial concept through design, development and onto customer sign off (cradle to grave). As a Technical Manager you will be required to: Generate job cost estimates for use in sales quotes to customers Working directly with customers on technical issues Generate prototype models of new designs, products and components The primary role is to evolve current product designs to meet immediate and longer-term market and customer specific needs while enhancing product range Generate 3D models from existing hand drawings and 2D AutoCAD designs Create and manage product BOMs, operations and job record cards Managing projects to budget, costs, and time Managing project progress and associated purchasing requirements Support customers by troubleshooting technical issues of a mechanical nature & co-ordinating the electrical interfaces (Not expected to be electrically qualified) Progressing unresolved technical issues to suppliers and sub-contractors As a Technical Manager you will have the following: To take total responsibility for Engineering design decisions and technical delivery Strong CAD (Solidworks) design experience, specifically in Machinery, inc FEA Appreciation of Electrical control requirements and integration with Mechanical components End to end process experience: Estimating, outline design, detailed design, Production assembly, test, support & troubleshooting. Knowledge of manufacturing processes and CAM DFMA and running of design review meetings Detailed experience with ERP/MRP systems generating/managing BOMs Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon.  If you have managed the project design and delivery of special purpose or process equipment and want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the Technical Manager role, please contact Mark Bignell at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384 446167 or email mark.bignell@jonlee.co.uk Your CV will be forwarded to Jonathan Lee Recruitment, a leading engineering and manufacturing recruitment consultancy established in 1978. The services advertised by Jonathan Lee Recruitment are those of an Employment Agency.

Permanent / Halesowen

EE Design Engineer

EE Design and Test Engineer  £Highly Competitive Plus Benefits  Location: Coventry  EE, Design, Test, development, Electrical, Electronic, FMEA, PCB, EMC, layout, packaging, supplier, launch Want to work for one of the most exciting British Motorcycling brands, driving engineering excellence across their range of products? Following a significant recent investment in the business, we are looking for an EE Design and Test Engineer to help grow the iconic product range. As an EE Design and Test Engineer you will be responsible for: Development of electronic systems for an Electric Vehicle such as Charger control unit, BMS, DC-DC converter, Motor Controller, Vehicle Controller etc. as per performance/ quality/ cost/ weight targets and plants manufacturing requirement Layout and packaging of above parts in the vehicle, considering all aspects of functionality and manufacturability Conduct FMEA (system / design) and apply all such tools in the design phase Define performance and reliability test parameters, procedures for such parts Keep track of global trends in relevant technology, regulations and develop long term road maps and appropriate work plans. Benchmarking and generation of ideas for better performance, quality, cost, weight etc. Root cause analysis for quality issues using QC tools and countermeasure actions Knowledge of automotive EMI/EMC standards is a must Supplier management and development within a new product launch environment is essential as you will be leading product and systems test, feeding back to strategic suppliers during all development phases of the project  As part of the EE Design and Test Engineers position you will have the following skills and experience: Be proficient in all tools for electronics circuit design, PCB layout/routing, simulation for circuits (Altium/ LTSpice), thermal/ EMI/EMC aspects and CAD tool, preferably Unigraphics Knowledge about automotive industry standards and regulations from an EMC standpoint Awareness about test box/fixture design Strong analytical skills and working experience on different analyses such as worst case, Monte Carlo, tolerance stack up, power dissipation, stress etc. Exposure to electronics manufacturing and validation facilities, hands on testing / test set-up experience is essential. Have a hands on approach to product and systems testing  Strong communication skills being able to manage suppliers through phases of the product and vehicle development process to meet quality and functional standards  Applications will be welcomed from individual;s who has a strong EE Design and Test background in the two wheeler, automotive, motorsport, EV and/or innovation arena. Interest in this position is expected to be high, please contact Mark Bignell on 01384 446167 to discuss further or email mark.bignell@jonlee.co.uk.  Your CV will be forwarded to Jonathan Lee Recruitment, a leading engineering and manufacturing recruitment consultancy established in 1978. The services advertised by Jonathan Lee Recruitment are those of an Employment Agency.

Permanent / Coventry

Design Engineer

  Mechanical Design Engineer £Competitive Plus Benefits  Location: Kidderminster Design, Mechanical, Fabrication, Assembly, Development, Engineering, Prototype, Innovation, DFM, DFA, CAD Do you want to work for a world class SME, driving engineering excellence across their fabricated range of products? We are looking for an experienced and innovative Mechanical Design Engineer to help grow the product range and support the delivery of strategic projects across all design and engineering in the UK. As a Mechanical Design Engineer your main job function will be: To support the Engineering Manager through delivery of an efficient and effective service in the following areas of steel, factored products and flex: Design Engineering documentation Estimating Process Improvement Operational support Communication with both internal and external customers Key responsibilities for the Mechanical Design Engineer will be to: Evaluate customer requirements from initial enquiry and deliver designs suitable for manufacture whist meeting customer specification. Provide sound technical solutions to engineering problems, ability to identify alternative design recommendations. Create of detailed drawings for manufacture and assembly, have sound knowledge of welding principals and geometric tolerancing. Determine product BOM’s and maintain within Company ERP system liaising with purchasing. Ensure designs meet required legislative guidelines around HSE. Provide support during the introduction of both new and current products in manufacturing. Lead design reviews to communicate lessons learnt and action plans internally & externally. Support internal/external customers through good communication and technical data. Maintain and improve on departmental procedures and processes as required; Experience Require: Minimum of 3 years’ experience in engineering environment Competence in problem solving, planning and decision making Solid Works / Sheet Metal Design / PDM Knowledge of metal fabrication, fabrics and plastics Understanding and ability to work in an SME Knowledge of Lean manufacturing Knowledge of LVD and Amada Press brake software Product costing knowledge Ability to communicate with employees at all levels of the business Applications will be welcomed from Mechanical Design Engineering professionals with a practical approach to mechanical design especially within the fabrication and assembly products. Interest in this position is expected to be high so if you have skills and experience required to deliver products from initial design concept through all development phases and are interested, please contact Mark Bignell on 01384 446167 to discuss further or email Mark.Bignell@jonlee.co.uk Your CV will be forwarded to Jonathan Lee Recruitment, a leading engineering and manufacturing recruitment consultancy established in 1978. The services advertised by Jonathan Lee Recruitment are those of an Employment Agency.

Permanent / Kidderminster

Process Engineer (Die Casting)

  Process Engineer (Die Casting) £Highly Competitive Plus Benefits Shropshire Process, Engineer, Die Casting, Tooling, Systems, Manufacturing, Planning, Problem Solving, Improvements, Tool Change & Management A Process Engineer is required with knowledge of managing and developing processes within a die casting environment looking at process improvements, tooling, tool changes, tool management and waste elimination to support manufacturing operations. As a Process Engineer you will be required to: -           Promote the companies HSE policies across the department and plant. -           Actively present on the shop floor -           Provide Technical lead on Die Casting process related items -           Instigate correct casting defect diagnosis and identify the KPIV and influence them accordingly -           Daily dialogue with the Production Team to ensure the Die Casting processes meet the delivery objectives (provide Tier 3 daily meeting representation) -           Developing & maintaining process documentation -           Controlling PFMEA documentation and actioning recommendations through score reduction projects -           Develop and implement process improvement strategies through OEE improvements Cost Avoidance projects -           Lead CI improvement activities within the Upstream processes -           Investigate, troubleshoot & resolve – root cause analysis -           Offer guidance to others in the business unit through effective communication, leadership, coaching and mentoring. -           Playing a key role in the implementation of new product through design input, launches/burst builds/tool trials -           Forge sound working relationships with suppliers to allow the client to remain at the forefront of HPDC technological advancement. Education / Skills / Experience -           Processes expert within Die Casting -           Effective communication and relationship building skills -           Creation of Standard Work Instructions (SWI) -           Continuous Improvement Activities and POKE YOKE (error proofing) -           Understanding of control systems and parameter management -           Knowledge of the impact tooling design has on the Die Casting Process -           Understanding of VSM, SMED, APQP and PPAP -           Process change management experience -           Metallurgy experience – understanding the impact of alloying elements within aluminium -           Leadership skills mentor and coach team members -           Lean manufacturing / OEE -           PFMEA -           Methodical DOE approach   -           HPDC KPIV identification skills -           Root cause analysis/ 8D This is an excellent opportunity for anyone with knowledge of die casting who has exposure to new product launch, process improvement, manufacturing systems and waste elimination seeking to develop your career. In return for your experience, this Shropshire based company will offer you: Competitive salary with excellent benefits package Relocation assistance provided and sponsorship for individuals with extensive die casting experience Excellent opportunity to work with a world class organisation were you can progress and develop your career Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon.  If you have knowledge of Process Engineering within a die casting environment, have supported new product launch and process improvement initiatives and want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the Process Engineer role, please contact Mark Bignell at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384 446167 or email mark.bignell@jonlee.co.uk Your CV will be forwarded to Jonathan Lee Recruitment, a leading engineering and manufacturing recruitment consultancy established in 1978. The services advertised by Jonathan Lee Recruitment are those of an Employment Agency.

Permanent / Telford

Process Technician

  Process Technician £Highly Competitive Plus Benefits Shift Rotating Pattern Shropshire Process, Technician, Die Casting, Cast, Mould Tooling, Tooling, Tool Repair, Systems, Manufacturing, Planning, Problem Solving, Improvements, Tool Change & Management A Process Technician is required with knowledge of managing and developing processes within a casting and/or moulding environment looking at process improvements, tooling, tool changes, tool management and waste elimination to support the Process Engineering Team. As a Process Technician you will be required to support the following: -           Promote the companies HSE policies across the department and plant. -           Actively seek to identify areas for process improvement within all areas of tooling, tool change and manufacturing processes to support new -           Instigate correct casting defect diagnosis and identify the KPIV and influence them accordingly -           Daily dialogue with the Production Team to ensure the Die Casting processes meet the delivery objectives (provide Tier 3 daily meeting representation) -           Developing & maintaining process documentation -           Controlling PFMEA documentation and actioning recommendations through score reduction projects -           Develop and implement process improvement strategies through OEE improvements Cost Avoidance projects -           Lead CI improvement activities within the Upstream processes -           Investigate, troubleshoot & resolve – root cause analysis -           Playing a key role in the implementation of new product through design input, launches/burst builds/tool trials -           Forge sound working relationships with suppliers to allow the company to remain at the forefront of HPDC technological advancement. Education / Skills / Experience -           Strong knowledge of production tooling, manufacturing processes predominately from a die cast, casting, moulding and/or forging industry    -           Effective communication and relationship building skills -           Creation of Standard Work Instructions (SWI) -           Continuous Improvement Activities and POKE YOKE (error proofing) -           Understanding of control systems and parameter management -           Knowledge of the impact tooling design has on the Die Casting Process -           Process change management experience -           Metallurgy experience – understanding the impact of alloying elements within aluminium -           Lean manufacturing / OEE -           PFMEA -           Methodical DOE approach  -           HPDC KPIV identification skills -           Root cause analysis/ 8D This is an excellent opportunity for anyone with knowledge of die casting who has exposure to new product launch, process improvement, manufacturing systems and waste elimination seeking to develop your career. In return for your experience, this Shropshire based company will offer you: Competitive salary with excellent benefits package Excellent opportunity to work with a world class organisation were you can progress and develop your career Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon.  If you have knowledge of Process Engineering within a die casting environment, have supported new product launch and process improvement initiatives and want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the Process Technician role, please contact Mark Bignell at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384 446167 or email mark.bignell@jonlee.co.uk Your CV will be forwarded to Jonathan Lee Recruitment, a leading engineering and manufacturing recruitment consultancy established in 1978. The services advertised by Jonathan Lee Recruitment are those of an Employment Agency.

Permanent / Telford

Process Engineer (CNC/NC/Cutting Tools)

Process Engineer (CNC/NC/Cutting Tools) £30,000pa - £40,000pa West Midlands  Process, Engineer, Machining, Tooling, CNC, NC, Systems, Manufacturing, Coordination, Planning, Problem Solving, Improvements, Tool Change & Management A Process Engineer is required with knowledge of managing and developing processes within a machining environment looking at tooling, tool changes, tool management, CNC/NC Program definition, SMED and waste elimination to support manufacturing operations. As a Process Engineer you will be required to: Design and create tooling plans, storage, and management of cutting tools to increase tooling change, eliminate waste and improve standardisation. Implement new Process layouts for the capture, logging, coordination, and standardisation of CNC/NC programmes for machining operations. Capacity Planning and support with new and existing product range to improve quality and performance across all areas of tooling and machining programming. Manufacture Route Planning and take control of identifying issues within the tracking, monitoring, and standardising of cutting tools and machining programmes to increase performance within all manufacturing operations.  Implement process improvement initiatives to support the reduction of waste while driving efficiencies across all areas of tooling and CNC/NC programming. Education / Skills / Experience Good level of standard Education Knowledge of process engineering, machining, cutting tools, CNC/NC programming, standardisation of processes and improvement within tooling change, machine set up and CNC/NC programming. Good exposure to continuous improvement tools Kaizan, Six Sigma and 5Whys. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills This is an excellent opportunity for anyone with knowledge of process improvement, machining processes, cutting tools, tool management and standardisation and CNC/NC programs seeking to develop your career. In return for your experience, this West Midlands based company will offer you: Circa £30-40K pa plus benefits Excellent opportunity to progress your career and develop your skills Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon.  If you have knowledge of Process Engineering within a machining environment, supporting the development of tooling schedules and plans along with standardisation of CNC/NC programs for machining operations and want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the Process Team Leader role, please contact Mark Bignell at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384 446167. Your CV will be forwarded to Jonathan Lee Recruitment, a leading engineering and manufacturing recruitment consultancy established in 1978. The services advertised by Jonathan Lee Recruitment are those of an Employment Agency.

Permanent / West Bromwich

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