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Mark Bignell

Managing Consultant
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  2. mark.bignell@jonlee.co.uk
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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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Technical Pump Manager

Job title: Technical Pumps Manager Salary Range; £50,000 to £55,000 pa plus Car, Bonus and Benefits Location: Homebased Pumps, Service, Repair, Workshop, Customer Service, Training, Field Service, Technical Support A Technical Pumps Manager is required with knowledge of Pumps and Pump Systems to provide support, coordination and leadership within the quotation, installation and rectification of pump products. Candidates with experience of the pumps from a service and repair industry would be well received. Due to continued expansion and growing orders this company, a world leading service solutions provider based throughout the UK requires a forward thinking, practical minded Technical Pumps Manager who has the ability to provide technical advice and support across all areas of the business to include service & repair, field service & applications and workshops on all pumps and systems for a new permanent role. As a Technical Pumps Manager, you will be required to: - Provide a comprehensive feedback on Failure Modes and Root Causes of failure when undertaking repairs so that corrective action can be implemented, and lessons learned - Support the customer on site to identify problems and put forward practical solutions to increase reliability and reduce energy consumption. - Formulate mitigation strategies to support obsolescent plant through uprating and reverse engineering - Working with our suppliers to develop authorised service capabilities and undertake deep learning of these products so that we can service what we sell. The Technical Pumps Manager should have the following skills or experience: - Technical knowledge of pumps and [pump systems to provide advice and support across all areas of the business on their applications, functionality and performance - Strong customer facing and commercial skills to support the field sales/applications teams onsite with clients during the tendering and negotiating process - Provide internal training and mentoring across multiple workshop locations to standardise processes while upskilling the current workforce This is an excellent opportunity for anyone with knowledge of pumps and pump systems from an installation, repair, rectification and tender process, seeking to develop your career. In return for your experience, this UK based service provider will offer you: - £50,000 pa to £55,000 pa plus car, Bonus, Pension and Benefits - Opportunity to work from home in supporting multiple locations across the UK - Excellent career development and progression with a forward thinking organisation that is growing and expanding across multiple sectors to include food, FMCG, Aerospace, Automotive and Water. Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon. If you have knowledge of pumps/pumps systems from a service engineering, workshop and applications arena and you want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the Technical Pump 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 / Whetstone

Steam Application Engineer

Job title: Steam Applications Engineer Salary Range; £40,000 to £44,000 pa plus Car, Bonus and Benefits Location: Homebased Steam, Boilers, Service, Repair, Workshop, Customer Service, Field Service, Technical Support A Steam Applications Engineer is required with knowledge of steam applications, steam boilers and steam traps to provide technical support and advice onsite with clients during field sales and technical support activities. Candidates with experience of the steam traps, steam boilers and steam applications from a service and repair industry would be well received. Due to continued expansion and growing orders this company, a world leading service solutions provider based throughout the UK requires a forward thinking, practical minded Steam Applications Engineer who has the ability to provide technical advice and support across all areas of the business especially onsite with customers during technical meetings and discussions on steam applications. As a Steam Applications Engineer, you will be required to: - Provide a comprehensive feedback on Failure Modes and Root Causes of failure when undertaking repairs so that corrective action can be implemented, and lessons learned - Support the customer on site to identify problems and put forward practical solutions to increase reliability and reduce energy consumption within the steam systems. - Provide technical support for all steam application products and systems to ensure detailed proposal can be drawn up for new business tenders working alongside the BD and Sales Teams The Steam Applications Engineer should have the following skills or experience: - Technical knowledge of steam boilers, steam traps and steam applications to provide advice and support across all areas of the business on their applications, functionality and performance - Strong customer facing and commercial skills to support the field sales/applications teams onsite with clients during the tendering and negotiating process - Provide advice on systems improvement and product development when required to ensure the organizations products are continually being improve and performance increased This is an excellent opportunity for anyone with knowledge of steam systems and applications especially within boiler systems from a servicing, installation, repair, rectification and tender process, seeking to develop your career. In return for your experience, this UK based service provider will offer you: - £40,000 pa to £44,000 pa plus car, Bonus, Pension and Benefits - Opportunity to work from home in supporting multiple locations across the UK - Excellent career development and progression with a forward thinking organisation that is growing and expanding across multiple sectors. Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon. If you have knowledge of steam applications, systems and/or steam boilers from a service engineering, installation and applications arena and you want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the Steam Applications 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 / Whetstone

Field Service Technician

Field Service Technician Permanent London Salary – Up to £35,000 basic salary with lots of overtime available! Jonathan Lee are currently recruiting for a Field Service Technician to join a well-established business in the London area. As a Field Service Technician, you will: Manage on site installations, repairs & maintenance tasks to all products Produce reports for all work carried out on site Diagnose & fault find all technical issues Evaluate customer sites & produce recommendations for improvements going forward Provide excellent customer service during site visits to all customers As a Field Service Technician, you will: Experience of working within a field service technician role is beneficial Previous experience of dealing with customers on a day to day basis Ability to test, fault find & repair technical equipment Electrical qualification as you will be working with single & 3 phase equipment Competent with Microsoft packages & CRM systems The company will offer the following: 40 hours a week paid door to door with overtime available daily Company van – available for personal use also Competitive salary with excellent overtime rates If you are currently in the market looking for a new role or keen to hear more about this role, then please get in touch with Mark Bignell at Jonathan Lee. 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 / London

Technical Claims Substantiation Manager

A Senior Technical Claims Substantiation Manager is required with knowledge of research, collation and analysis of claim substantiation data relating to consumer goods, within a commercial environment. Candidates with experience of the consumer durables industry would be well received, however this isn't essential and applicants from an FMCG background, to include food, drink and healthcare, beauty or pharma would be welcomed. Due to their continued ambitions to remain ahead of the technological curve this company, a global leader in technological invention and advancement based in Malmesbury, Wiltshire requires a commercially experience Technical Claims Substantiation Manager for a new permanent role. As a Technical Claims Substantiation Manager, you will be required to: Take responsibility for the claim substantiation process for one or more products within the growing catalogue of goods. This will include researching, collating and analyzing data, developing the claim substantiation strategy for these products using your demonstrable project management skills and experience, working closely with R&D and Commercial departments including Legal. Source external companies who are capable of conducting test and research on the behalf of the company. Commissioning them to do so, ensuring cost-effectiveness and accuracy. Proactively look for opportunities for endorsement or partnership schemes or product advocates, seeking credible partners on an exclusive basis, to increase global awareness of product claims. The Technical Claims Substantiation Manager should have the following skills or experience: Hold a scientific, engineering, or mathematical degree, which provides a solid grounding in the research and analysis of this technical data. Have a creative and engaging nature which supports multi-team project working requirements. This is a dynamic and creative environment, where their unique technological advances have been made due to open-minded artistic thinking as much as science. Significant demonstrable commercial experience of applying research and analysis within a claims substantiation environment, ideally within consumer goods, but if you have worked within FMCG, food, drink, beauty, health or pharma you would also be well received as an applicant. This is an excellent opportunity for anyone with knowledge of technical claim substantiation to develop your career. In return for your experience, this Malmesbury-based Technology company will offer you: A competitive negotiable salary - relocation packages can also be discussed. 27 days holiday plus bank holidays. Performance related bonus, pension scheme, on-site gym, subsidised restaurant serving outstanding food, staff discounts on own label products and a smart-casual dress code. Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon. If you have knowledge of research, collation and analysis of claim substantiation data in a commercial environment and you want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the Technical Claims Substantiation Manager role, please contact Claire Male at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384 446131. 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 / Stourbridge

Design Engineer

Job title: Design Engineer Salary Range: Up to £45,000 pa plus benefits Location: Milton Keynes CAD, 3D, Design, Plant Equipment, Building Services, Mechanical Engineering, Pipework, Layouts A Design Engineer is required with knowledge of the design and layout of steel structures, mechanical pipework and process equipment. Candidates with experience of the drawing and layout of steel structures, HVAC Systems, heating systems and pipework within a construction environment would be well received. Due to continued growth this company, this world class organisation based in Milton Keynes requires a forward-thinking Design Engineer with 3D CAD and systems layout experience for a new permanent role. As a Design Engineer you will be required to: Produce weight calculations Review technical date/equipment specifications Liaise and work with internal Project Managers, and the manufacturing department Assist with meetings and communications with clients, designers, consultants etc. The Design Engineer should have the following skills or experience: 3D CAD and design Building services and mechanical engineering Structural drawings, layouts and pipework Critical problem solver with excellent eye for detail This is an excellent opportunity for anyone with knowledge of structural design and layout of HVAC & heating systems and/or structures seeking to develop your career. In return for your experience, this Milton Keynes based facilities company will offer you: Up to £45,000 pa plus benefits Involvement in some exciting projects that will offer a challenge and excellent career progression and development etc. Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon. If you have knowledge of £D CAD allied with the design and layout of heating and HVAC systems or building services and you want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the Design 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 / Milton Keynes

Application Engineer (Process Equipment)

Job title: Applications Engineer (Process Equipment) Salary Range: £30,000 to £36,000 pa plus car and benefits Location: Gloucester Maintenance, Process Equipment, Plant Specification, Project, Delivery, Customer Relations An Application Engineer (Process Equipment) is required with knowledge of specifying process and/or plant equipment to meet customer requirements within a high-volume production environment. Candidates with experience of the process equipment, pumps, manufacturing environment and mechanical maintenance would be well received. Due to continued growth this world class company, who deliver service and systems solutions to the food and FMCG industries based in Herefordshire requires a forward thinking Applications Engineer (Process Equipment) who can be based onsite with a client providing solutions and advice on plant/process equipment to improve production and reduce costs for this new permanent role. As an Applications Engineer (Process Equipment) you will be required to: - Introduce the appropriate Inventory, Repair, Engineering and New Product solutions to customers, ensuring the delivery and documentation of quantifiable savings in the areas of commercial, engineering reliability or safety solutions for the customer - Provide technical support and advice for equipment and process related functions recommending effective solutions that will improve performance, efficiencies whilst reducing waste and costs. - Represent the organisation onsite with the client managing all expectations while building strong relationships to increase sales through strategic advice in the introduction of new products, improvement within process equipment and reduction in manufacturing costs through equipment selection and installation. The Applications Engineer (Process Equipment) should have the following skills or experience: - Strong communication skills at all levels to enable the effective client management and delivery of key projects onsite at the client while seeking new business opportunities - Excellent mechanical engineering background with a knowledge of specifying and commissioning of process and/or production equipment - Commercially astute to enable the effective specification, quotation, tendering and project management of fully process systems into manufacturing This is an excellent opportunity for anyone with knowledge of process/production equipment being able to specify and provide technical advice seeking to develop your career. In return for your experience, this Herefordshire based Engineering Service provider will offer you: - £30,000 - £36,000 pa plus car and benefits - Excellent career progression and development within a world class organisation Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon. If you have knowledge of specifying, quoting and providing technical advice as either an Applications Engineer, Service Engineer or Maintenance Engineer and you want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the Applications Engineer (Process Equipment) 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 / Gloucester

Service Engineer (Process Equipment)

Job title: Service Engineer (Process Equipment) Salary Range: £30,000 to £36,000 pa plus car and benefits Location: Gloucester Maintenance, Process Equipment, Plant Specification, Project, Delivery, Customer Relations An Service Engineer (Process Equipment) is required with knowledge of specifying process and/or plant equipment to meet customer requirements within a high-volume production environment. Candidates with experience of the process equipment, pumps, manufacturing environment and mechanical maintenance would be well received. Due to continued growth this world class company, who deliver service and systems solutions to the food and FMCG industries based in Herefordshire requires a forward thinking Service Engineer (Process Equipment) who can be based onsite with a client providing solutions and advice on plant/process equipment to improve production and reduce costs for this new permanent role. As an Service Engineer (Process Equipment) you will be required to: - Introduce the appropriate Inventory, Repair, Engineering and New Product solutions to customers, ensuring the delivery and documentation of quantifiable savings in the areas of commercial, engineering reliability or safety solutions for the customer - Provide technical support and advice for equipment and process related functions recommending effective solutions that will improve performance, efficiencies whilst reducing waste and costs. - Represent the organisation onsite with the client managing all expectations while building strong relationships to increase sales through strategic advice in the introduction of new products, improvement within process equipment and reduction in manufacturing costs through equipment selection and installation. The Service Engineer (Process Equipment) should have the following skills or experience: - Strong communication skills at all levels to enable the effective client management and delivery of key projects onsite at the client while seeking new business opportunities - Excellent mechanical engineering background with a knowledge of specifying and commissioning of process and/or production equipment - Commercially astute to enable the effective specification, quotation, tendering and project management of fully process systems into manufacturing This is an excellent opportunity for anyone with knowledge of process/production equipment being able to specify and provide technical advice seeking to develop your career. In return for your experience, this Herefordshire based Engineering Service provider will offer you: - £30,000 - £36,000 pa plus car and benefits - Excellent career progression and development within a world class organisation Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon. If you have knowledge of specifying, quoting and providing technical advice as either an Service Engineer, Applications Engineer or Maintenance Engineer and you want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the Service Engineer (Process Equipment) 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 / Gloucester

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