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Matthew Taylor

Senior Consultant
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With a degree in Computer Games Design and over 6 years engineering recruitment experience, Matthew followed his engineer father and started his career recruiting in the automotive sector before moving into advanced manufacturing technology and innovation in engineering.

Utilising a consultative approach Matthew endeavours to build valuable partnerships with both clients and candidates, to achieve a high quality and personal recruitment solution.

Matthew is a highly motivated and passionate recruitment professional, results driven with a proven record of success within the engineering and manufacturing sectors.

Technology:

Innovation & Advanced manufacturing technology - Industry 4.0 - Robotics & Automation - Machine Vision – Metrology & NDT - Digital Manufacturing /Additive manufacturing – Design & Simulation – Advanced tooling & Fixtures – Rapid Prototyping - Injection Moulding –  Composites - Machining (conventional and Non-conventional / Machine Tools) - Special Purpose machinery -– Automotive (CAV, EV & Battery)  - Informatics - Electronics & Embedded systems - Laser and optical engineering

Disciplines:

R&D, Design and development, Manufacturing, Quality & H&S, Technical Sales, Project Management, Service & Maintenance, Senior Management, interim and consultancy.

 

Graduate Optical Design Engineer

Job Title - Graduate Optical Design Engineer £ 28,000 p.a. + early finish Friday + excellent career development opportunities Location: Milton Keynes Automotive Are you a Graduate in physics or similar, interested in working on advanced optical engineering projects for some of the most prestigious automotive manufacturers on the planet? We are looking for a Graduate Optical Design Engineer with a degree and an interest in optical Engineering and automotive, ideally with some relevant experience. If this sounds like you continue reading..   Graduate Optical Design Engineer responsibilities; Design and development work for new high tech optical solutions for automotive lighting projects Prototyping and testing of advanced optical systems using specialist equipment in the company's designated optical R&D test facility Undergo training from industry experts and gain specialist experience in an incredibly niche are of optical and automotive engineering. Develop and gain more project responsibly until you eventually run your own individual customer projects Direct involvement on projects with many of the world's most exclusive vehicle manufacturers Occasional international travel is expected as part of the role   An exciting opportunity for an Graduate Optical Design Engineer with the following; Degree in Physics or related Engineering subject, combined with an interest in optical systems and automotive engineering Some elements of Optical engineering or fundamental principles covered during degree or through experience   If you are a Graduate Optical Design Engineer with the right experience and you want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the Graduate Optical Design Engineer, please contact Matthew Taylor at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 07947943994. 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. 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

Tooling Programme Manager

Job Title - Tooling Programme Manager £ 50,000 p.a. - £ 50,000 p.a. + Car/Car allowance + Pension + early finish Friday Location: Brackley Automotive Are you a Tooling Engineer, Tooling Project Manager or Tooling Programme Manager interested in working on advanced manufacturing projects for some of the most prestigious automotive manufacturers on the planet? We are looking for a Tooling Program Manager who has lead multiple injection moulding tooling projects. If this sounds like you continue reading..   Tooling Programme Manager responsibilities; Manage the specification, procurement, development and manufacturing integration of new or replacement tooling to support new product introduction and provide continuing technical support to design and manufacturing. Maintain and review a shortlist of preferred toolmakers, based on Quality, Cost, Capability, Management and Delivery. Provide budgetary and firm quotation packages from toolmakers for the provision of prototypes and production tooling for new products or replacement tools for existing products to meet the needs and expectations of the business in terms of quality, cost and delivery. Provide project management support to toolmakers in order to ensure delivery of project objectives. Negotiate effectively with toolmakers to reduce costs and lead times as appropriate using knowledge gained through experience of all parties and technical expertise to ensure that tooling solutions are both cost-effective and robust to deliver the objectives of the projects. Continued ownership and development of the Tool procurement manual, hold updates every three months with the team/group. Develop and implement a sustainable tool preventative/predictive maintenance standards to ensure optimisation of tool performance. Provide technical input into the design of components to maximise the principles of "Design for Manufacture" as appropriate to deliver the project objectives. Actively seek and encourage the input of manufacturing personnel, material suppliers and other appropriate parties into the continuous improvement of our tooling and manufacturing capabilities   An exciting opportunity for a Tooling Programme Manager with the following; Time served apprenticeship in toolmaking or equivalent technical qualification Experience in the specification, procurement, development and delivery of high-quality injection mould tooling solutions Willing to travel internationally   If you are a Tooling Programme Manager with the right experience and you want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the Tooling Programme Manager, please contact Matthew Taylor at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 07947943994. 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 / Brackley

Optical Design Engineer

Job Title - Optical Design Engineer £ 28,000 - £ 35,000 p.a. Location: Brackley Automotive Are you a Graduate, perhaps with a year or two's experience in optical design, interested in working on high tech lighting projects for some of the most prestigious automotive manufacturers on the planet? We are looking for a Graduate Optical Design Engineer with a degree and an interest in optical Engineering and automotive, ideally with some relevant experience. If this sounds like you continue reading.. Optical Design Engineer responsibilities; Design and development work for new high tech optical solutions for automotive lighting projects Prototyping and testing of advanced optical systems using specialist equipment in the company's designated optical R&D test facility Undergo training from industry experts and gain specialist experience in an incredibly niche are of optical and automotive engineering. Develop and gain more project responsibly until you eventually run your own individual customer projects Direct involvement on projects with many of the world's most exclusive vehicle manufacturers Occasional international travel is expected as part of the role   An exciting opportunity for an Optical Design Engineer with the following;Degree in Physics or related Engineering subject, combined with an interest in optical systems and automotive engineering Experience with Ray-tracing software like ASAP or Zemax Understanding of Test methodologies for optical systems and Ray-Tracing methods for design and prediction of optical behaviour Understanding incoherent lighting system design and materials used in: Reflectors, Lenses and Filters Understanding of Photometric and Radiometric system units/conversions and Colorimetric behaviour of components   If you are a Optical Design Engineer with the right experience and you want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the Optical Design Engineer role , please contact Matthew Taylor at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 07947943994. 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. 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 / Brackley

Project Manager

Job Title - Project Manager £ 40,000 p.a. - £ 50,000 p.a. + Car /car allowance + Bonus + Pension + early finish Friday Location: Brackley Automotive Are you a Project Manager interested in working on advanced manufacturing projects for some of the most prestigious automotive manufacturers on the planet? We are looking for a Project Manager who has lead multiple high value automotive manufacturing projects, ideally in a tier 1 supplier. If this sounds like you continue reading..   As a Project Manager your responsibilities; Project manage all aspects relating to the successful delivery of projects Work with Design, development, manufacturing, commercial and quality department teams, demonstrating full accountability for on time delivery of projects inline with company and customer expectations. Lead customer project meetings and visits & be the customer point of contact to successfully manage customer relationship during the project phases. report and escalate project risks in line with approved business processes. Manage Project and Series Engineering Changes Project budget management including financial forecast planning for prototypes, development, tooling, revenue, expenditure & margins Manage pre-production build phases & process equipment development Manage project timing, liaising with suppliers and internal resources to ensure good visibility of project status and highlight concern. Provide support and mentoring to Project Engineers to ensure successful project delivery Support Head of Projects with development of Project Management tools and processes Report project status to the Senior Management team at monthly project reviews   An exciting opportunity for a Project Manager with the following; Educated to degree/ HND or equivalent level in technically based subject Project management experience within automotive manufacturing (ideally Tier 1) Interest in automotive technology and manufacturing Prince 2 or equivalent Project Management qualifications preferred. German speaking advantageous   If you are a Project Manager with the right experience and you want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the Project Manager, please contact Matthew Taylor at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 07947943994. 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 / Brackley

Project Engineer

Job Title - Project Engineer £ 30,000 p.a. - 35,000 p.a. + Early Finish Fridays, excellent career prospects + Pension + 33 days holiday Location: Brackley Automotive Are you a Project Engineer interested in working on advanced manufacturing projects for some of the most prestigious automotive manufacturers on the planet? We are looking for a Project Engineer with a degree and a keen interest in everything that goes fast, with some relevant engineering projects experience. If this sounds like you continue reading.. As a Project Engineer your day to day responsibilities will consist of; Contributing where necessary to the successful delivery of projects that you have been assigned Work with and support Project Management team and demonstrate full accountability for On time delivery with the agreed scope and adherence to company Project Lifecycle Phase Exit Process, by the use of best practice project management techniques Achieve and report on agreed KPI's using the Project Dashboard Support customer meetings and visits when required Ability to identify, report and escalate project risks Effective project scope and change management Ability to ensure that Project and Series Engineering Changes Support Project Manager budget management including regular cost to go and financial forecast planning Support pre-production build phases & process equipment development in line with project requirements Maintain an overview of project timing, liaising with suppliers and internal resources to ensure good visibility of project status   Attend regular project meetings with the project team as appropriate   An exciting opportunity for a Project Engineer with the following; Educated to degree or equivalent level in technically based subject Some relevant experience Project experience within a manufacturing environment Interest in automotive technology and manufacturing If you are a Project Engineer with the right experience and you want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the Project Engineer, please contact Matthew Taylor at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 07947943994. 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. 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 / Buckingham

Vehicle Installation Manager

Job Title - Engineering Manager £ 45,000 - £ 50,000 p.a. Location: London Automotive Are you a Engineering Manager or Technical Manager from the automotive, commercial vehicle, or automotive aftermarket sector, interested in joining a rapidly expanding company in cutting edge vehicle, vision, safety and monitoring systems? Do you have a background as an auto-electrician or in commercial vehicles and looking for the next step in your career or a new challenge? If so continue reading.. Engineering Manager responsibilities; Managing in-house field service engineers by booking installation and service work in advance. Working with and managing sub-contractors to book project work and support customers. Creating vehicle and customer technical specification / training guides to support all engineering activities. Assisting project leads by planning vehicle and equipment allocation, vehicle installation scheduling and customer communication. Where required for project work, traveling to various client and project sites to support engineering work. Auditing and training all engineers, ensuring excellent levels of health and safety, and maintaining the highest standards of job workmanship throughout all engineering activities. Assisting the Development Team in testing and rolling out new technologies. An exciting opportunity for Experienced Engineering Manager with the following; At least 5 years' experience working in the auto-electrical, aftermarket electronics, telematics, camera or driver assist sector with a focus on commercial vehicles (Full product training provided) A full UK driver's licence is essential with up to a third of working time spent with customers around the UK (full expenses provided) A true passion for the commercial vehicle sector such as, HGV, light commercial, bus and plant Experience managing and developing a small team     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 / Central London

CAD/CAM Engineer

Job Title - CAD/CAM Engineer £ 50,000 - £ 55,000 p.a. Location: Chelmsford Manufacturing Are you a CAD/CAM Engineer, CNC programmer interested in making the highest quality precision parts imaginable, using cutting edge technology, best machine tools available and best CAD/CAM package available on the market? . Are you a highly skilled CAD/CAM Engineer, highly proficient user of CAM software, able to program 5 axis milling machines / machining centres to perform complex operations? If so continue reading..   CAD/CAM Engineer responsibilities;   Use of the latest CAD/CAM software to plan and then prove out cutting path / machining strategy Use cutting edge 5 axis machining centres from DMG and Mazak to produce varied complexity , low volume, high precision parts for a range of industries 4 on 4 off shift pattern, rotating once a month Oversee projects through machine shop   An exciting opportunity for Experienced CAD/CAM Engineer with the following;   Expert knowledge of CAM software (no preference on CAM package) and able to prove out tool path / cutting cycles 5- axis milling experience, ideally from a machinist/machining background Experience with complex, varied and low volume components manufacture in a variety of materials     If you are a CAD/CAM Engineer with the right experience and you want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the CAD/CAM Engineer, please contact Matthew Taylor at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 07947943994. 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. 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 / Chelmsford

Senior Injection Moulding Process Engineer

Job Title - Senior Injection moulding Process Engineer £ 40,000 - £ 50,000 p.a. Location: Brackley Manufacturing Are you a Senior Injection moulding Process Engineer interested in working on advanced manufacturing projects for some of the most prestigious automotive manufacturers on the planet? We are looking for a Senior Injection Moulding Process Engineer who is in expert in injection moulding processes. Are you able to work in a fast paced environment working to tight deadlines and exceptional manufacturing quality standards? If so continue reading.. As a Senior Injection moulding Process Engineer your day to day responsibilities will consist of; Technical support int the development and implementation of new products into manufacture, support these through life-cycle and continuously develop manufacturing process to improve efficiency, cost and yield. Develop and maintain auxiliary tooling and equipment specifications relevant to the processing of new and existing components. Carry out tooling and processing trials as required for new products, equipment and materials as determined by project timing plans and operational requirements, maintaining accurate and specific documentation to enable efficient and effective handover to production. Actively seek out and pursue cost reduction opportunities and continuous improvement initiatives to deliver results Conduct process audits to ensure that best practice is fully implemented and maintained within the manufacturing environment. Develop and implement sustainable tool preventative/predictive maintenance standards to ensure optimization of tool performance. Provide process and operational training to operators, Moulding Technicians and support staff to develop and maintain levels of competence within the Company. Support the 5S approach by developing and maintaining Mould Shop standards and people. Mentor staff and pro-actively assist the development of all improvement activities in all areas. Support the Supervisor and team with escalated concerns relating to tool/equipment breakdowns and technical rectification. Support the Supervisor and team with escalated concerns relating to defects and scrap concerns within the zone.   An exciting opportunity for Experienced Senior Injection moulding Process Engineer with the following; Extensive technical Injection moulding process experience including tool and process optimisation Experience leading Tooling trials and in tool development HNC/HNC/NVQ Level 3 qualification in Polymer processing / injection moulding or equivalent.   If you are a Senior Injection moulding Process Engineer with the right experience and you want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the Senior Injection moulding Process Engineer, please contact Matthew Taylor at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 07947943994. 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. 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 / Brackley

Injection Moulding Setter

Job Title - Injection Moulding Setter £ 33,000 p.a. + Excellent benefits Location: Bedford Manufacturing Are you an injection moulding Setter or Technician interested in working for a manufacturer that has never been busier? We are looking for a injection moulding Setter or injection moulding Technician with a background in injection moulding machine setting, operating and tool changing to work in a fast paced manufacturing environment. As a Injection Moulding Setter your day to day responsibilities will consist of; Setting tools on a variety of injection moulding machines Optimising cycle efficiency working with strict tolerances to maintain high quality mouldings set up and running of ancillary equipment such as robots and automated cell equipment Maintenance, cleaning and troubleshooting Cleaning and calibrating dosing hopper units. Tool changes and colour changes Keeping to schedules and maintaining production logs Tool Setter Manual process setup from predetermined parameters   An exciting opportunity for an Injection Moulding Setter with the following; Injection moulding machine setting and operating experience Tool change, general maintenance and trouble shooting experience Be prepared to work a Panama days shift pattern   If you are a Injection Moulding Setter with the right experience and you want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the Injection Moulding Setter role, please contact Matthew Taylor at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 07947943994.   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.   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 / Flitwick
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