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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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Product Quality Engineer

Product Quality Engineer £Competitive plus Benefits Package Location: Coventry Project, Quality, Launch, APQP, PPAP, NPI, Supplier Development, 8D, 5Y, Root Cause, VA/VE A Product Quality Engineer is required with knowledge of New Product Introduction, Launch, Supplier Development and CI. Candidates with experience of the Automotive and/or Aerospace industry would be well received. Due to continued growth and new product development this company, a forward thinking and innovative organisation based in Coventry requires a proactive and results orientated Product Quality Engineer with experience of delivering products and systems from concept through to production for a new permanent role. As a Product Quality Engineer, you will be required to: Take products from ‘cradle to grave’ dealing with suppliers to ensure product quality is assured prior to assembly operations and test taking place. Deal with NPI and product launch, supporting all supplier activities to ensure product quality, performance and delivery meets requirements whilst identifying any VA/VE and improvement initiatives Track products through all design and development stages and into production, promoting process improvement, Six-Sigma, Poke-Yoke, SPC and PFMEA processes and activities. Lead internal auditing and inspection processes Support all project activities, approval processes (PPAP) and APQP while developing supplier and customer relations. The Product Quality Engineer should have the following skills or experience: New Product Introduction, Product Development and/or Launch, from design and through all manufacturing and test/inspection stages with knowledge of casting, harness, pressing and/or electronics being an advantage. Proven problem solver using 8D, 5Y and Six Sigma, with a good working knowledge of APQP, PPAP to support supplier and parts approval. Good communication, organizational and project delivery skills, having the ability to manage supplier and customer relationship while taking products from ‘cradle to grave’ This is an excellent opportunity for anyone with knowledge of product quality, supplier performance and NPI seeking to develop your career with an exciting innovative organisation. In return for your experience, this Coventry based product innovation company will offer you: Competitive plus Benefits Package Career progression and development within a forward-thinking unique business that is going through significant planned growth over the next few years Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon. If you have knowledge of leading product quality and launch and you want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the Product Quality Engineers 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 / Coventry

Product Quality Technician

Product Quality Technician £Competitive Salary plus Benefits Location: Coventry Project, Quality, Launch, APQP, PPAP, NPI, Supplier Development, 8D, 5Y, Root Cause, VA/VE A Product Quality Technician is required with knowledge of New Product Introduction, Launch, Supplier Development and CI. Candidates with experience of the Automotive and/or Aerospace industry would be well received. Due to continued growth and new product development this company, a forward thinking and innovative organisation based in Coventry requires a proactive and results orientated Product Quality Technician with experience of supporting the delivery of products and systems from concept through to production for a new permanent role. As a Product Quality Technician, you will be required to: Support new product introduction activities during product launch from ‘cradle to grave’. Work with internal and external stakeholders to ensure supplier performance and delivery meets requirements whilst identifying any VA/VE and improvement initiatives Track products through all design and development stages and into production, promoting process improvement, Six-Sigma, Poke-Yoke, SPC and PFMEA processes and activities. Perform and coordinate internal auditing and inspection activities Support all project activities, approval processes (PPAP) and APQP while developing supplier and customer relations. The Product Quality Technician should have the following skills or experience: Product Quality, Quality Engineering, New Product Introduction, Product Development and/or Launch. Manufacturing processes, test/inspection and product auditing with exposure to casting, harness, pressing and/or electronics being an advantage. Good problem-solving skills using 8D, 5Y and Six Sigma. Knowledge of APQP, PPAP to support supplier and parts approval. Good communication, organizational and project delivery skills, having the ability to manage supplier and customer relationship while taking products from ‘cradle to grave’ This is an excellent opportunity for anyone with knowledge of product quality, supplier performance and NPI seeking to develop your career with an exciting innovative organisation. In return for your experience, this Coventry based product innovation company will offer you: £25,000 to £30,000 pa plus Benefits Career progression and development within a forward-thinking unique business that is going through significant planned growth over the next few years Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon. If you have knowledge of leading product quality and launch and you want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the Product Quality 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 / Coventry

CMM Programmer

Job title: CMM Programmer Salary Range: Competitive Location: Telford Quality, CMM, PC-DMIS, Zeiss, Programming, Measurement, Machining, Assembly, Precision Parts A CMM Programmer is required with working knowledge of PCDMIS or any other programming language to support product measurement and analysis activities across market sectors. Candidates must have experience of complex parts and inspection within the Automotive, Aerospace, General Engineering or Precision Machined industry. Due to growth this company, a leading provider of metrology and measurement solutions based in Telford requires a forward thinking CMM Programmer a new permanent role. As a CMM Programmer you will be required to: Write CMM Programs from both 2d and 3d data using PC-DMIS software (preferred but not essential) Select suitable probes and attachments for the CMM to ensure accurate and efficient measurement of components. Generate clear and concise CMM reports which display all customer and manufacturing required outputs. Analyse CMM reports and communicate any non-conforming measured features and features which are moving towards the limits of tolerance and liaise with production staff to correct any such issues. Review and monitor CMM programs with a view to reducing cycle times whilst maintaining measurement integrity. Conduct CMM calibration as required. Conduct first off inspection reports for machined parts using a variety of measurement equipment. Compile corrective action reports for non-conforming products and liaise with production staff to ensure correction of any out of specification features. Sign off jobs as ready to run on completion of satisfactory first off inspection. Conduct ISIRs and compile reports as required by the customer. Escalate any issues found to supervision and management as required Identify appropriate inspection tools to be issued to production operatives to facilitate the checking of parts and features of parts on the shop floor The CMM Programmer should have the following skills or experience: A good understanding of inspection of complex parts and components employing a wide range of measurement techniques mainly CMM but including, Shadow Graph and all generally used engineering inspection tools A good working knowledge of CMM programming language (PCDMIS software preferred) A good understanding of customer and engineering requirements. Experience of creating detailed instructions, control plans and standard working procedures. Able to work on their own initiative or as part of a team Demonstrates a high level of accuracy and attention to detail Good communication skills, both verbal and written Strong organisational skills Quality orientated This is an excellent opportunity for anyone with knowledge of complex components and/or machined parts inspection to develop your career. In return for your experience, this Telford based company will offer you: A competitive salary plus benefits Excellent career progression and development within a forward-thinking organisation Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon. If you want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the CMM Programmer 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

CMM Programmer

Job title: CMM Programmer Salary Range: Competitive Location: Bridgnorth A CMM Programmer is required with working knowledge of PCDMIS. Candidates must have experience of machined parts inspection within the Automotive or Aerospace industry. Due to growth this company, a leading provider of castings solutions based in Bridgnorth requires a forward thinking CMM Programmer a new permanent role. As a CMM Programmer you will be required to: Write CMM Programs from both 2d and 3d data using PCDMIS, Quindos and Mitutoyo Geopak software. Select suitable probes and attachments for the CMM to ensure accurate and efficient measurement of components. Develop and document fixturing requirements for each product. Generate clear and concise CMM reports which display all customer and manufacturing required outputs. Analyse CMM reports and communicate any non-conforming measured features and features which are moving towards the limits of tolerance and liaise with production staff to correct any such issues. Review and monitor CMM programs with a view to reducing cycle times whilst maintaining measurement integrity. Provide training to production operatives on the operation of the CMM’s for running jobs. Conduct CMM calibration as required. Conduct first off inspection reports for machined parts using a variety of measurement equipment. Compile corrective action reports for non-conforming products and liaise with production staff to ensure correction of any out of specification features. Sign off jobs as ready to run on completion of satisfactory first off inspection. Conduct ISIRs and compile reports as required by the customer. Assist with the checking of machined parts both in inspection and on the shop floor Escalate any issues found to supervision and management as required Identify appropriate inspection tools to be issued to production operatives to facilitate the checking of parts and features of parts on the shop floor The CMM Programmer should have the following skills or experience: A good understanding of inspection of machined parts whilst employing a wide range of measurement techniques mainly CMM but including, Shadow Graph and all generally used engineering inspection tools A good working knowledge of PCDMIS preferably for DEA CMM machines. Working knowledge of Quindos and Geopak also an advantage. Proven experience of meeting customer deadlines A good understanding of customer and engineering requirements. Experience of creating detailed instructions, control plans and standard working procedures. Able to work on their own initiative or as part of a team Demonstrates a high level of accuracy and attention to detail Good communication skills, both verbal and written Strong organisational skills Quality orientated Relevant industry experience of machined parts inspection employing all commonly used engineering inspection equipment. Preferably Automotive or Aerospace experience This is an excellent opportunity for anyone with knowledge of machined parts inspection to develop your career. In return for your experience, this Bridgnorth-based machining company will offer you: A competitive salary 25 days holiday plus bank holiday Pension contribution Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon. If you want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the CMM Programmer role, please contact Georgia Silk at Jonathan Lee Recruitment. 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

CMM Programmer (Zeiss)

Job title: CMM Programmer (Zeiss/PC-DMIS) Salary Range: Competitive Location: Wellingborough Quality, CMM, Zeiss, PC-DMIS, Measurement, Machining, Powertrain, Engine A CMM Programmer is required with working knowledge of Zeiss/PCDMIS. Candidates must have experience of machined parts inspection within the Automotive or Aerospace industry. Due to growth this company, a leading provider of castings solutions based in Wellingborough requires a forward thinking CMM Programmer a new permanent role. As a CMM Programmer you will be required to: Write CMM Programs from both 2d and 3d data using Zeiss, CDMIS, Quindos and Mitutoyo Geopak software. Select suitable probes and attachments for the CMM to ensure accurate and efficient measurement of components. Develop and document fixturing requirements for each product. Generate clear and concise CMM reports which display all customer and manufacturing required outputs. Analyse CMM reports and communicate any non-conforming measured features and features which are moving towards the limits of tolerance and liaise with production staff to correct any such issues. Review and monitor CMM programs with a view to reducing cycle times whilst maintaining measurement integrity. Provide training to production operatives on the operation of the CMM’s for running jobs. Conduct CMM calibration as required. Conduct first off inspection reports for machined parts using a variety of measurement equipment. Compile corrective action reports for non-conforming products and liaise with production staff to ensure correction of any out of specification features. Sign off jobs as ready to run on completion of satisfactory first off inspection. Conduct ISIRs and compile reports as required by the customer. Assist with the checking of machined parts both in inspection and on the shop floor Escalate any issues found to supervision and management as required Identify appropriate inspection tools to be issued to production operatives to facilitate the checking of parts and features of parts on the shop floor The CMM Programmer should have the following skills or experience: A good understanding of inspection of machined parts whilst employing a wide range of measurement techniques mainly CMM but including, Shadow Graph and all generally used engineering inspection tools A good working knowledge of Zeiss/PCDMIS preferably for DEA CMM machines. Working knowledge of Quindos and Geopak also an advantage. Proven experience of meeting customer deadlines A good understanding of customer and engineering requirements. Experience of creating detailed instructions, control plans and standard working procedures. Able to work on their own initiative or as part of a team Demonstrates a high level of accuracy and attention to detail Good communication skills, both verbal and written Strong organisational skills Quality orientated Relevant industry experience of machined parts inspection employing all commonly used engineering inspection equipment. Preferably Automotive or Aerospace experience This is an excellent opportunity for anyone with knowledge of machined parts inspection to develop your career. In return for your experience, this Wellingborough based machining company will offer you: A competitive salary plus benefits Excellent career progression and development within a forward-thinking organisation Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon. If you want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the CMM Programmer 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 / Wellingborough

Quality Manager

Job: Quality Manager Location: Leeds Permanent: £Competitive Plus Benefits Industry: Service Equipment and General Engineering Quality, Management, Quality Systems, Compliance, CI, Warranty, Auditing, Servicing, Aftermarket A Quality Manager is required with a strong technical and systems background to manage quality systems and processes across all operations to ensure standards, concerns, warranties and compliance issues are addressed, while driving forward a quality culture within an aftermarket and service-based industry. Experience of operating in a service, repair and overhaul sector involving pumps, rotating parts and equipment, generators, process flow equipment and valves would be well received. Due to the continued success and growth this company, a world class supplier with a prestigious brand covering the UK, based in the Leeds area, requires a well organised and proactive Quality Manager for a new permanent role. As the Quality Manager, you will be responsible for the following: Managing and maintaining all quality systems, processes and procedures within an aftermarket, service, repair, overhaul and warranty claims environment Driving forward quality culture and awareness within all business operations and employees to ensure standards are achieved Reducing waste, returns and non-conformance costs through CI and business improvement activities and initiatives Understand customer needs and requirements to develop effective quality control processes, corrective action plans, improvement initiatives and auditing activities to support and meet expectations Develop and maintain effective auditing processes, dealing with internal and external auditing teams when returns and warranty issues are highlighted from customer concerns and service requirements The Quality Manager must have the following: Engineering qualification or relevant quality manufacturing experience Operated in a Senior Quality or Quality Management function within an aftermarket, service, repair and overhaul environment Conversant with continuous improvement methodologies and techniques Knowledge of quality standards, systems and procedures Technical awareness of pumps, pump houses, process flow equipment, generators, motors and/or rotating machinery Experience utilising various problem-solving techniques such as 8D and 5Y Able to validate auditing results, supplier performances and non-conformances Must have the ability to manage multiple assignments and quality issues In return, the Quality Manager roles offers a competitive salary with excellent career progression and development plus benefits package. Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon. If you have knowledge of Quality Management and you want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the Quality Managers position, 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 / Leeds

Quality Manager

Job: Quality Manager Location: Oldham Permanent: £45,000 to £55,000 pa Plus Benefits Industry: Automated recognition, digitisation and general engineering Quality, Management, Quality Systems, Compliance, CI, Warranty, Auditing, Manufacturing, QMS A Quality Manager is required to manage quality systems and processes across all operations to ensure standards and procedures are maintained within a precision equipment and service sector industry. Experience of managing quality functions, departments and systems within a manufacturing and equipment environment would be well received. Due to the continued success and growth this company, a world class supplier of high precision, automated recognition equipment covering the UK, based in the Oldham area, requires a well organised and proactive Quality Manager for a new permanent role. As the Quality Manager, you will be responsible for the following: Develop and improve the customers’ quality experience in all areas Be focal point for all customer related quality issues in order to maintain effective communication on quality issues To maximise customer focus and add customer value from a quality perspective and act as the customers quality champion within the business organisation. Maintain the Quality Management System in accordance with ISO9001:2008. Maintain the Customer Complaints system ensuring effective resolution of Customer Quality issues. Taking responsibility for controlling trials of new products/new markets. Assure the business quality reputation in new markets, address any customer risk Focus improvements in customer facing areas for continuous improvement. Resolve customer quality problems and supply corrective action to customers The Quality Manager must have the following: Engineering qualification or relevant quality manufacturing experience Quality Management exposure in a manufacturing arena Conversant with continuous improvement methodologies and techniques Knowledge of quality standards, systems and procedures (TS/IATF 16949 preferable) Technical awareness of manufacturing processes, specialist equipment, quality systems Able to support customer requirements, validate auditing results, supplier performances and non-conformances In return, the Quality Manager roles offers a competitive salary with excellent career progression and development plus benefits package. Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon. If you have knowledge of Quality Management and you want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the Quality Managers position, 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 / Oldham

Compliance Manager

Compliance Manager £40,000 to £45,000 pa plus Benefits (Negotiable) Location: South Wales Automotive, Legislation, Quality, Performance, Certification, Performance, 16949, Compliance A Compliance Manager is required with knowledge of the vehicle legislation, quality and certification. Candidates with experience of the vehicle performance and certification/legislation across multiple countries within the automotive arena would be well received. Due to expansion and growth this company, an innovative organisation who build niche vehicles in South Wales requires a forward thinking and proactive Compliance Manager who can support their expansion plans with legislative, quality, performance and certification issues across multiple country locations. As a Compliance Manager you will be required to: Developing, implementing and overseeing the business quality, governance and risk management framework. Ensuring that our client’s policies and procedures deliver against the expectations of their clients and ensure we remain compliant with our regulators. Develop and manage team training across the business. Challenge and audit procedures to ensure that the client is providing correct and proper customer outcomes which meet the regulatory requirements. Work alongside both sales and operational teams on both live clients and new business opportunities. Lead the business through ISO 9001/2008 & 16949 accreditations. Completing risk assessments and reporting findings to the board alongside proposals for change. Perceived Challenges and difficulties: Working in an ever changing and fast paced environment. Ability to work on own initiative and make informed decisions. Guiding stakeholders through a complex regulatory guidelines and change. Being emotionally resilient and able to engage others and get buy in to change. Ability to build and maintain relationships with 3rd party suppliers as well as being comfortable in handling difficult conversations, and appropriately challenging suppliers where compliance standards are not met. This is an excellent opportunity for anyone with knowledge of new vehicle development programs from a compliance and quality perspective seeking to develop your career. In return for your experience, this South Wales based automotive company will offer you: - £40,000 to £45,000 pa plus Benefits (Negotiable) - Career progression and development within a forward thinking and expanding organsiation in a niche arena Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon. If you have knowledge of support compliance, legislation and certification activities within an automotive, commercial vehicle and/or motorsport arena and you want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the Compliance 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 / Torfaen

Manufacturing Systems Engineer

Manufacturing Systems Engineer £40,000 to £45,000 pa plus Benefits (Negotiable) Location: South Wales Production, Manufacturing, Systems, Line Balancing, NPI, TAKT Time, Assembly, Process Improvement, Plant Layout A Manufacturing Systems Engineer is required with knowledge of assembly operations and process improvement activities (preferably vehicle build or trim & final). Candidates with experience of the low volume and batch assembly especially within the automotive arena would be well received. Due to expansion and growth this company, an innovative organisation who build niche vehicles in South Wales requires a forward thinking and proactive Manufacturing Systems Engineer with knowledge of planning and implementing production lines to from concept through to complete assembly/build to maximise efficiencies, whilst eliminating waste for a new permanent role. As a Manufacturing Systems Engineer you will be required to: Process: To produce detailed Trim and Final Assembly related Process Operation sheets including visual aids, torque and tooling detail, quality requirements and safety info. Facilities / Layout: Working with Logistics & Facilities Engineers to determine efficient station layouts including modifications to existing facilities, part presentation requirements, liaising with suppliers of equipment, compiling documents for implementation and approval. Process: To produce detailed Trim and Final Assembly related Process Operation sheets including visual aids, torque and tooling detail, quality requirements and safety info. Manpower: Develop effective manpower requirements reflecting volume mix and model specification including method improvements to achieve hours per car target. Tooling: To select the appropriate (volume representative) Jigs and Fixtures, including specialised hand tools and power tool requirements to meet vehicle quality and hours per car targets whilst ensuring operator safety targets are achieved. Health and Safety: To liaise with the Health and Safety department to ensure all processes and materials are suitable for the manufacturing environment. Project Environmental Check lists will also be required when raising Project requests. Technical Support: Provide information about build process / sequence and technical specifications. Design for Assembly: To communicate best practices to Product Engineering to improve station ergonomics, hours per car and built in quality including poke yoke or error proofing. This is an excellent opportunity for anyone with knowledge of assembly processes, vehicle build or trim & final seeking to develop your career. In return for your experience, this South Wales based automotive company will offer you: £40,000 to £45,000 pa plus Benefits (Negotiable) Career progression and development within a forward thinking and expanding organsiation in a niche arena Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon. If you have knowledge of development and implementation of production/manufacturing systems within an assembly arena and you want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the Manufacturing Systems Engineer’s 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 / Torfaen

New Product Quality Engineer (Electrical & Electronic Integration)

New Product Quality Engineer (EEI) £40,000 to £50,000 pa plus Benefits Package Location: Norfolk EEI, Quality, Launch, APQP, PPAP, NPI, Supplier Development, 8D, Root Cause, VA/VE A New Product Quality Engineer is required with knowledge of EEI (Electrical/Electronic) Ne Introduction, Launch, Supplier Development and CI. Candidates with experience of the Automotive and/or Aerospace industry would be well received. Due to continued growth and new product development this company, a forward thinking, innovative OEM based in Norfolk requires a proactive and results orientated New Product Quality Engineer with experience of delivering products and systems from concept through to production for a new permanent role. As a New Product Quality Engineer, you will be required to: Drive and facilitate Failure Mode Avoidance activities (QHR, PFMEA / DFMEA etc) within the Electrical / Electronic (EEI) BICEP and ensure robustness of BICEP DVP Support development of Project Robustness Assessment Product and part Quality inspection process & standard generation Support Quality attributes and reliability target definition & achievement Understand new vehicle system functionality and test / validation requirements Ensure Vehicle validation processes are aligned with new vehicle content / technology Ensure Engineering data / drawings / specifications are robust and deliver Quality product Capture lessons learned within the BICEP to feed into project level events Expert within Quality department for Electrical / Electronic systems & technologies Lead problem resolution and root cause activity using 8D / Six Sigma Methodologies Support vehicle reliability evaluations with technical and diagnosis support Support Supplier Quality Engineering in delivery of approved new products The New Product Quality Engineer should have the following skills or experience: New Product Introduction, Product Development and/or Launch, from design and through all manufacturing and test/inspection stages with knowledge of casting, harness, pressing and/or electronics being an advantage. Experience of automotive electrical & electronic systems either as OEM or Tier 1supplier Ability to demonstrate application of engineering quality tools & techniques Experience of the application of engineering quality tools in a vehicle programme Appreciation of automotive engineering quality tools within vehicle programmes This is an excellent opportunity for anyone with knowledge of product quality, supplier performance and NPI seeking to develop your career with an exciting innovative organisation. In return for your experience, this Norfolk based product innovation company will offer you: Excellent salary and benefits package Career progression and development within a forward-thinking unique business that is going through significant planned growth over the next few years Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon. If you have knowledge of leading product quality and launch and you want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the New Product Quality Engineers 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 / Norwich

Quality Engineer

Quality Engineer - Aero £35,000 to £38,000 and Benefits Location: Tewksbury Quality, APQP, PPAP, NPI, MRB, 8D, 5Y, Root Cause, VA/VE, CI, Customer Quality, AS13000 A Quality Engineer is required with knowledge of complex product quality, NPI, Launch, Supplier Development and CI. Candidates with experience of the Aerospace and/or Automotive industry would be well received. Due to continued growth and need for additional support within product and production quality this company, a forward thinking aerospace organisation based in Tewksbury requires a proactive and results orientated Quality Engineer with experience of supporting the delivery of products and systems from concept through to production for a new permanent role. As a Quality Engineer, you will be required to: Active team member in complex problems solving activities resulting in the completion of customer visible investigations using 8D methodology or similar. Participating in and facilitating Process and Design Failure Modes and Effects Analysis. Completing improvement activities associated with Zero Defects approach using defect prevention tools (DFMEA, PFMEA, Control Plans, MSA, Capability, Error Proofing, SPC, 8D) Providing APQP support including MSA, capability analysis & maintaining control plans. Preparing the results of the investigations for the product integrity process. Completing corrective action activities to ensure robust CAs for systemic issues are introduced within the company defined timescales. Preparation quality elements for non-conforming parts to the material review board. Create inspection plans for Goods Inward inspection, drawing upon knowledge of statistical methods and manufacturing processes, assuring inspection plans are optimum in terms of providing the maximum protection with the least expenditure of manpower. The Quality Engineer should have the following skills or experience: Product Quality, Quality Engineering, New Product Introduction, Product Development and/or Launch. Manufacturing processes, test/inspection and product auditing with exposure to complex products and assemblies being an advantage. Good problem-solving skills using 8D, 5Y and Six Sigma. Knowledge of APQP, PPAP to support supplier, customer and parts approval. Good communication, organizational and project delivery skills, having the ability to manage supplier and customer relationship while taking products from ‘cradle to grave’ Exposure to AS13000/03/04 and aerospace industry would be advantageous This is an excellent opportunity for anyone with knowledge of quality systems and processes seeking to develop your career with an exciting forward thinking organisation. In return for your experience, this Tewksbury based product innovation company will offer you: £35,000 to £38,000 pa plus Benefits Career progression and development within a forward-thinking business that is going through significant planned growth over the next few years Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon. If you have knowledge of leading quality control, systems and processes and you want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the Quality 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 / Tewkesbury

CMM Programmer - PC DMIS

. Job title: CMM Programmer (PC-DMIS) Salary Range: Competitive Location: West Midlands Quality, CMM, PC-DMIS, Measurement, Machining, Engine, Assembly, A CMM Programmer is required with working knowledge of PC-DMIS. Candidates must have experience of complex parts and machined parts inspection within the Automotive, Aerospace or Precision Machined industry. Due to growth this company, a leading provider of advantage technology and systems based in West Midlands requires a forward thinking CMM Programmer a new permanent role. As a CMM Programmer you will be required to: Write CMM Programs from both 2d and 3d data using PC-DMIS software. Select suitable probes and attachments for the CMM to ensure accurate and efficient measurement of components. Develop and document fixturing requirements for each product. Generate clear and concise CMM reports which display all customer and manufacturing required outputs. Analyse CMM reports and communicate any non-conforming measured features and features which are moving towards the limits of tolerance and liaise with production staff to correct any such issues. Review and monitor CMM programs with a view to reducing cycle times whilst maintaining measurement integrity. Provide training to production operatives on the operation of the CMM’s for running jobs. Conduct CMM calibration as required. Conduct first off inspection reports for machined parts using a variety of measurement equipment. Compile corrective action reports for non-conforming products and liaise with production staff to ensure correction of any out of specification features. Sign off jobs as ready to run on completion of satisfactory first off inspection. Conduct ISIRs and compile reports as required by the customer. Assist with the checking of machined parts both in inspection and on the shop floor Escalate any issues found to supervision and management as required Identify appropriate inspection tools to be issued to production operatives to facilitate the checking of parts and features of parts on the shop floor The CMM Programmer should have the following skills or experience: A good understanding of inspection of machined parts whilst employing a wide range of measurement techniques mainly CMM but including, Shadow Graph and all generally used engineering inspection tools A good working knowledge of PC-DMIS software. Proven experience of meeting customer deadlines A good understanding of customer and engineering requirements. Experience of creating detailed instructions, control plans and standard working procedures. Able to work on their own initiative or as part of a team Demonstrates a high level of accuracy and attention to detail Good communication skills, both verbal and written Strong organisational skills Quality orientated Relevant industry experience of machined parts inspection employing all commonly used engineering inspection equipment. Preferably Automotive or Aerospace experience This is an excellent opportunity for anyone with knowledge of complex components and/or machined parts inspection to develop your career. In return for your experience, this West Midlands based company will offer you: A competitive salary plus benefits Excellent career progression and development within a forward-thinking organisation Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon. If you want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the CMM Programmer 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 / Coventry

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