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Matt Johnson

Principal Consultant
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With over 15 years’ experience in the sourcing and placement of candidates within the automotive, motorsport, aerospace, MOD and FMCG sectors, Matt has a proven track record in recruiting hard-to-find candidates on both a contract and permanent basis.

Mainly recruiting within the UK market, but also supplying into Ireland and throughout Europe, Matt forms close working relationships with his clients and candidates. His highly consultative approach enables Matt to understand his clients’ needs. Working with honesty, integrity and backed with industry knowledge, Matt is committed to supporting his clients and candidates, offering sincere and unbiased guidance to assist them in achieving their recruitment needs and career goals.

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Instrumentation Maintenance Technician

Job title: Laboratory Instrumentation Maintenance Technician Salary Range: DOE Hours: 8:00 - 17:00 two days per week. Scope for additional hours and flexible on days Location: Birmingham Contract role working for the world's largest supplier of rail transit equipment. An Instrumentation Maintenance Technician is required with knowledge of maintaining a variety of laboratory equipment. Technicians with experience of maintaining and calibrating equipment such as real time signal analysers, pre-amplifiers, semi-automatic wire bonders, sciencescope X-Scopes and ultrasonic bonders will be well received. Due to a new workload this client based in Birmingham requires a dynamic, leading Laboratory Instrumentation Maintenance Technician to work on a contract basis. As a Laboratory Instrumentation Maintenance Technician to will be required to: Manage the instrumentations/equipment for the Lab and Cleanroom including but not limited to. Ensure all instrumentations/equipment are functioning properly Perform regular checking and testing of instrumentations/equipment. Carry out maintenance for all the instrumentations/equipment Perform minor repairs or modifications if needed. To obtain more hours and days other duties will include: Ensure compliance with relevant legislation Ensure compliance with relevant legislation including LEV inspections, emissions to air and water, waste management, asbestos, legionella, CCA, electrical testing, etc. Ensure compliance with relevant legislation including LEV inspections, emissions to air and water, waste management, asbestos, legionella, CCA, electrical testing, etc. Manage H&S of all facilities in the Lab, Cleanroom and the office building, work with engineers and cleaning staff, ensuring COSSH, risk assessments and remedies measures are completed. The leading Laboratory Instrumentation Maintenance Technician must have the following skills or experience: At least 2 years experience maintaining a variety of laboratory equipment. Familiar with industry equipment NEBOSH in Health and Safety HNC/HND in Engineering Environmental Qualified This is an excellent opportunity for anyone with knowledge of maintaining a variety of laboratory equipment. In return for your experience, this Birmingham based manufacturer will offer you: Part time ongoing contract role Working with a leading cutting edge worldwide company Great working conditions Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon. If you have knowledge of maintaining a variety of laboratory equipment and want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the Laboratory Instrumentation Maintenance Technician role, please contact Matt Johnson at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384 446116 Your CV will be forwarded to Jonathan Lee Recruitment, a leading engineering and manufacturing recruitment consultancy established in 1978. The services advertised by Jonathan Lee Contracts are those of an Employment Business.

Contract / Birmingham

Powder Coater

Job title: Powder Coater Salary Range: £11.00 - £12.00 per hour Dependant on Experience per hour Hours: 06:00 - 14:00/14:00 -22:00 rotating Location: Birmingham 4 month rolling contract working for a leading manufacturing business within the aerospace, automotive, plant construction equipment and truck and bus sectors. 2 Powder coaters are required with knowledge of powder coating, several other techniques on various materials, material preparation such as sand blasting, cleaning, dipping, masking, among other techniques is required. Candidates with experience of working with guns, hoppers and booth collection systems will be well received. Due to a new client project this client based in Birmingham requires 4 dynamic, leading contract Powder Coaters on a 4-month rolling contract basis. As a Powder Coater, you will be required to: Prepare parts for coating Follow all principles and practices of powder coating application Operate all coating equipment including guns, hoppers and booth collection systems Observe machine gauges and equipment operation to detect defects Determine paint flow, viscosity and coating quality by performing visual inspections or by using viscometers Bake parts at appropriate temperatures within time limitations Knowledge of thermosetting resin coatings, wash and pretreatments Ensure that all components are produced/coated efficiently, and are consistent with company established goals for quality and customer order on-time performance Ensure quality standards and processes are used throughout facility The Powder Coater should have the following skills or experience: At least 2/3 years powder coating To perform this job an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily Strong background in powder coating and industrial painting Strong attention to detail Able to work in a fast pace environment This is an excellent opportunity for anyone with knowledge of powder coating. In return for your experience, this Birmingham based manufacturer will offer you: 4 month rolling contract position 40 hour working week with overtime available Great working conditions Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon. If you have knowledge of powder coating and want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the powder coater role, please contact Matt Johnson at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384 446116 Your CV will be forwarded to Jonathan Lee Recruitment, a leading engineering and manufacturing recruitment consultancy established in 1978. The services advertised by Jonathan Lee Contracts are those of an Employment Business.

Contract / Birmingham

Press Brake Setter - Amada HFE

Job title: Brake Press Setter - Amada HFE Salary Range: £12.00 - £13.00 per hour Hours: 06:00 - 14:00/14:00 -22:00 rotational shift Location: Birmingham Contract to Hire role working for a manufacturing business within the aerospace, automotive, plant construction equipment and truck and bus sectors. 2 Brake Press setters are required with the knowledge of setting and operating Amada HFE press brake machines. Candidates with experience of setting 220, 100 and 50 tonne Amada brake presses will be well received. Due to a new workload this client based in Birmingham requires 2 dynamic, leading press brake setters to work on a contract to hire basis. As a Press Brake Setter, you will be required to: Set and operate Amada HFE brake press machines Tool change and set several times per shift On-line quality checks and measurements with gauges, verniers and micrometres Medium volume batch sizes 85-90% of setting will be for light duty products Meet production targets Recording production and quality documentation The Press Brake Setter must have the following skills or experience: At least 5 years setting Amada HFE brake press machines Medium to high volume production Good solid background with quality inspection and measuring of own produced parts Working independently with minimum supervision Working with high volume small parts Able to work in a fast pace environment This is an excellent opportunity for anyone with knowledge of Amada HFE brake press machines. In return for your experience, this Birmingham based manufacturer will offer you: A permanent Role after 4 months 40 hour working week with overtime available Great working conditions Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon. If you have knowledge of setting Amada HFE brake press machines and want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about this press brake setter role, please contact Matt Johnson at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384 446116 Your CV will be forwarded to Jonathan Lee Recruitment, a leading engineering and manufacturing recruitment consultancy established in 1978. The services advertised by Jonathan Lee Contracts are those of an Employment Business.

Contract / Birmingham

Military Vehicle Fitter

Job title: Military Vehicle Fitter Salary Range: £17-£19 per hour Overtime paid at time ½ Hours: 37.5-hour week Monday to Friday 8:00am - 4:30pm Monday to Thursday 8:00am - 3:30pm Friday Location: Nuneaton 6 month rolling contract working for a leading defence manufacturer 3 Military Vehicle Fitters are required with knowledge of assembling, refurbishing and upgrading wheel based military vehicles across a complete fleet for the MOD. Candidates that have worked with wheel based or tracked military vehicles would be well received Due to ongoing MOD contracts this defence manufacturer based in Coventry requires 3 experienced, dynamic, leading Military Vehicle Fitters to undergo a 6-month contract role. As a Military Vehicle Fitter you will be required to: 90% mechanical fitting, assembling and upgrading the external and internal part of the vehicle. Visually inspect parts prior to fitting. Reading mechanical engineering drawings. Following manufacturing instructions and fitting from KIT form Removing base vehicle equipment, grinding and sanding internal surfaces of vehicle using hand held tools Mechanically Fitting, integrating new parts/equipment to military vehicles. Bench Work, Drilling, tapping and lifting using overhead cranes Working part of a small team assembling a range of parts to a tight time-scale to be passed onto production line Understands the requirements for inventory holding and produce a number of "best in class" visual displays which focus on quality, cost and delivery metric Work on standardising all reference vehicles in line with project milestones The Military Vehicle Fitter should have the following skills or experience: Be able to Obtain and pass baseline security clearance Previous proven track record in the fitting of military vehicles Primarily a mechanical fitting background Basic electrical knowledge Understanding of design, engineering and manufacturing challenges of working with Military vehicles Must have at least 3 years previous history in a similar role A formal mechanical or electrical qualification ideally a minimum of level 3 Apprentice/indentured apprentice served desirable This is an excellent opportunity for anyone with knowledge of mechanical fitting on military vehicles within a workshop manufacturing business. In return for your experience, this Nuneaton manufacturer will offer you: 6 month rolling contract position £17 - £19 per hour 37.5-hour per week Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon. If you have knowledge of Mechanically fitting military vehicles, please apply now. If you have any questions about the Military Vehicle fitter role, please contact Matt Johnson at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384 446116 Your CV will be forwarded to Jonathan Lee Recruitment, a leading engineering and manufacturing recruitment consultancy established in 1978. The services advertised by Jonathan Lee Contracts are those of an Employment Business.

Contract / Nuneaton

Sewing Machinist

Job title: Sewing Machinist/Seamstress Salary Range: £11.00 - £12.00 per hour Hours: 37.5-hour week Monday to Friday 6am-2pm/2pm-10pm Rotational shift pattern Location: Coventry 6 month rolling contract working for a leading defence manufacturer. 2 sewing machinists/seamstress are required with knowledge of working with a variety of fabrics working from drawings and jigs to manufacture products into defence/Military industry. Candidates that have worked with robust, small, light intricate materials in a production sewing enviroment would be well received. Due to workload this defence manufacturer based in Coventry requires 2 experienced, dynamic, leading sewing machinists/seamstresses to undergo a 6-month rolling contract role. As a sewing machinists/seamstress you will be required to: Work with small light fabric products Work towards production targets Working from drawing and jigs Sew and produce parts with multi compound Work as an individually. Work within a team dependant on the size of the parts. To sew and machine accurately with no rejects Quality checking and testing of all parts produced The sewing machinist/seamstress should have the following skills or experience: Be able to obtain and pass baseline security clearance Skills, attitudes, and behaviours necessary to be competent in the role: At least 3 years’ experience in a similar role Good standard of manual dexterity Good timekeeping Ability to work to written instructions Ability to understand and follow verbal instructions Attention to detail Flexible Able to work a three-shift rotation, if required Committed attitude to Continuous Improvement activities such as 5s etc This is an excellent opportunity for anyone with knowledge of sewing, machining or upholstering products on a manufacturing level. In return for your experience, this Coventry manufacturer will offer you: 6 month rolling contract position £10 - £12 per hour 37.5-hour per week Possible opportunity for full time permanent contracts after 4 months Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon. If you have knowledge of sewing, machining or upholstering within a high-volume manufacturing business and would like to discuss the sewing machinist/seamstress role, please contact Matt Johnson at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384 446116 Your CV will be forwarded to Jonathan Lee Recruitment, a leading engineering and manufacturing recruitment consultancy established in 1978. The services advertised by Jonathan Lee Contracts are those of an Employment Business.

Contract / Coventry

IT Infrastructure Support Engineer

Job title: IT Infrastructure Support Engineer Salary Range: £34,000 to £38,000 per annum hour Hours: 37.5-hour week Location: Telford, Shropshire Permanent role working for a leading defence/military design and manufacturing client. An IT Infrastructure Support Engineeris required with knowledge/experience with managing parallel infrastructure projects, managing 3rd party service & support providers for desktop support and network/infrastructure work in line with management procedures, policies and procedures under a strict Military & Defence governed environment. Candidates with a manufacturing background within the defence sector and knowledge of Microsoft project planning, system migrations and integrations, engineering platforms for example TeamCenter, CAD would be well received. Due to ongoing growth this client based in Telford, Shropshire requires a dynamic, leading IT Infrastructure Support Engineer on a permanent basis. As an IT Infrastructure Support Engineer, you will be required to: Managing parallel infrastructure projects Managing 3rd party service & support providers for desktop support and network/infrastructure Microsoft project planning with system migrations and integrations between UK and company Understanding and managing engineering platforms for example TeamCenter, CAD etc Launching core transformation activities such as supporting at low / high levels through the transition. Ability to work effectively across complex matrix organisation structures. Escalate issues to appropriate third parties / vendors when required. Produce detailed documentation and procedures. Ability to provide technical support to tickets raised through IT service desk for all software and hardware issues Lead infrastructure projects and assessments The IT Infrastructure Support Engineer should have the following skills or experience: Must be able to obtain security clearance Must have knowledge of all above and the management of the process as this is NOT a hands on role. Covering desktop support and network/infrastructure work. Site installations, moves and changes Installing and supporting Network and Software Applications. Providing global infrastructure support, provide new infrastructure installations, working with servers and providing solutions to meet business needs A solid understanding of Windows 7 and Windows 10. Great in-depth knowledge of Microsoft Office (Excel, PowerPoint etc) Working in a broad hands-on role supporting an evolving technical IT infrastructure and following change management procedures, policies and procedures Virtualisation (VMWare / Hyper V) Cloud Technologies (Azure, IAAS, SAAS) Active Directory Management IT Network Infrastructure (LAN and WAN) Windows Server Management and Tools Email services (Exchange, Office 365) Storage Area Networks (SAN or NAS) Strong communications, relationship building and influencing skills Excellent people management skills, with ability to communicate at all levels Willingness for travel Knowledge/ Experience of supporting Software Applications 2nd/ 3rd line Infrastructure Support This is an excellent opportunity for anyone with knowledge of IT Infrastructure within a manufacturing company. In return for your experience, this Telford based defence specialist will offer you: Full time permanent contract 37.5 hour working week with an early finish on Fridays £34,000 to £38,000 per annum Healthcare Contribution pension Great working conditions Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon. If you have knowledge of IT Infrastructure within the manufacturing and defence field and want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the IT Infrastructure Engineer, please contact Matt Johnson at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384 446116 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
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  • Matt is a true professional who managed to navigate me to a new role which ticked my ideal objectives: location, value and challenge. I hope I don’t have to see Matt again! But he would be the first recruiting consultant I would contact should the need arise!

    Paul Ecclestone

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