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Oliver Smith

Senior Consultant
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  1. 01384 446104
  2. oliver.smith@jonlee.co.uk
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  4. @jonlee_automate

Oliver’s key areas of specialism cover the contract and permanent recruitment of professionals across sub contract manufacturing covering technical, supply chain and commercial engineering disciplines.

Oliver has worked directly in the engineering and manufacturing sectors including the metals industry for a number of years with a focus in precision fabrication. This experience allows him to understand the clients business, their requirements and the wider market.

Oliver has experience in recruiting hard to find candidates in this sector, from skilled workers through to senior management appointments. His reputation for providing a consultative and partnership approach allows him to form long term, productive relationships with his clients.

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Area Sales Manager

Area Sales Manager - West Midlands, North West & South West £28,000 to £35,000 per annum + car + bonus Home based position covering: West Midlands, North West and South West. This is an exciting new opportunity for an Area Sales Manager to join a leading engineering company. We are looking for a candidate with experience of winning new sales and managing key accounts. As the Area Sales Manager your responsibilities will include; Winning new business. Meeting and exceeding sales objectives. Working closely with the sales team to qualify/develop business. Providing reports regarding sales activity. Coordinating presentations and site visits with relevant people to promote the brand. As the Area Sales Manager you will require the following skills & experiences; Proven sales experience in engineering/manufacturing. Proven track record of winning new business. Excellent communication skills with a great ability to build rapport. An eagerness to succeed and be highly motivated. If you are interested in this exciting new Area Sales Manager opportunity please click on the link to apply. 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 / Birmingham

Sales Manager

Sales Manager - Kidderminster - Fabrication - £45,000 to £55,000 p.a + car + bonus This is a fantastic opportunity for an experienced, entrepreneurial sales leader to implement and execute a sales strategy to help this established and successful manufacturing business to grow its expanding fabrication capability. As the Sales Manager you will be require the following skills and experiences; We are looking for an experienced sales person (15-20 years in the metal fabrication industry). Experience and strategic sales knowledge of the construction industry. Knowledge of metal fabrication processes such as laser cutting, welding, punching and press brakes. A proven track record of successfully attracting new customers and building sales growth and profitability. A proactive sales leader, who will be able to develop and implement a successful sales strategy. As the Sales Manager you will be responsible for: Developing and implementing a strategic sales plan in order to grow the business. Tasked with working in conjunction with the sales team to help improve overall selling skills. The ability to develop and lead a team. Developing business in the construction industry or similar markets. Successfully attracting new customers and building sales growth in line with the company vision. If you are interested in this exciting new Sales Manager position please click on the link to apply. Your CV will be forwarded to Jonathan Lee Recruitment, a leading engineering and manufacturing recruitment consultancy established in 1978. The services advertised by Jonathan Lee Recruitment are those of an Employment Agency.

Permanent / Kidderminster

Quality Assurance Manager

Quality Assurance Manager - Dudley - £45,000 to £55,000 p.a A Quality Assurance Manager is required to join a well established metal manufacturing business based in the heart of the West Midlands. As the Quality Assurance Manager you will be leading the QA function and Quality team whilst also being an active part of the senior management team, This is also a hands-on role responsible for the QMS. You will be responsible for driving quality initiatives onto the shop floor to ensure continuous improvement As the Quality Assurance Manager your main responsibilities will include; To ensure that all quality systems and procedures are compliant with latest ISO9001:2015 requirements To lead 8D or 5Why root cause analysis To have a good knowledge PPAP, NPI, Audit and other quality systems Develop and maintain data and KPI's relating to the Quality output To determine Customer requirements and ensure these are met To be involved in continuous improvement projects As the Quality Assurance Manager you will require the following skills & experiences; Organised and conscientious Data and process driven In depth knowledge of Quality systems and ISO9001:2015 Proven track record of leading a Quality team Technical Education Background - Degree/HND/HNC or equivalent If you are interested in this exciting new Quality Assurance Manager opportunity please click on the link to apply. Your CV will be forwarded to Jonathan Lee Recruitment, a leading engineering and manufacturing recruitment consultancy established in 1978. The services advertised by Jonathan Lee Recruitment are those of an Employment Agency.

Permanent / West Midlands

Continuous Improvement Engineer

Continuous Improvement Engineer - Dudley - Metals - £35,000 to £45,000 p.a A Continuous Improvement Engineer is required to join a well established metal manufacturing business based in the heart of the West Midlands. As the Continuous Improvement Engineer your Main Responsibilities will include; Identify production bottlenecks & propose levelling actions to minimize impact on service & costs. Support new part number introduction with validation of quality & production techniques. Lead process deviation & non-conformance corrective actions. Lead & support all customer 8D corrective action plans. Support all Production Managers, Supervisors & Team Leaders in daily manufacturing techniques & improvement actions. Ensure 6S principles are embedded in daily standard practices. As the Continuous Improvement Engineer you will require the following skills and experiences; Continuous Improvement background is essential – proven track record of completed projects in a manufacturing environment. Kaizen, SMED, 6Sigma, 6S Knowledge. Six Sigma Black belt (desirable not essential) Data driven and self-motivated. If you are interested in this exciting new Continuous Improvement Engineer opportunity please click on the link to apply. Your CV will be forwarded to Jonathan Lee Recruitment, a leading engineering and manufacturing recruitment consultancy established in 1978. The services advertised by Jonathan Lee Recruitment are those of an Employment Agency.

Permanent / West Midlands

Internal Sales

Internal Sales - Dudley - Automotive - £23,000 to £25,000 p.a + Uncapped Bonus Hours of work - Mon-Fri 9.00 - 5.30 (1/2 hour lunch), Every third Saturday 9.00-1.00. ½ day off in lieu the following week A proactive and ambitious candidate is required to join the sales team for a well established automotive aftermarket supplier in the Dudley area. As the Internal Sales Engineer your key responsibilities will include; Prospecting new business. Working to monthly sales and revenue targets as set by the Sales Manager. Maintain regular contact with the customers for which you have internal account responsibility. Process customer's enquiries and orders in accordance with the company's business system. Provide sound technical and styling advice to customers. Assist with any sales campaigns, open days, trade days where required. As the Internal Sales Engineer you will require the following skills and experiences; Demonstrable new business sales/business development experience preferably in a technical sales environment. Knowledge of a vehicle anatomy would be advantageous but not essential. Consistent solid business ethics and integrity. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills. Ability to build relationships. Outstanding organisational skills. The ability to work under pressure and to deadlines. If you are interested in this exciting new Internal Sales opportunity please click on the link to apply. Your CV will be forwarded to Jonathan Lee Recruitment, a leading engineering and manufacturing recruitment consultancy established in 1978. The services advertised by Jonathan Lee Recruitment are those of an Employment Agency.

Permanent / West Midlands

Business Development Manager

Business Development Manager - West Midlands - £40,000 to £45,000 per annum This is an exciting new opportunity for a Business Development Manager to join a leading manufacturing company based in the Shropshire area. We are looking for a candidate with experience of winning new sales for powder coating and/or laser fabrication work. This position is a field based position but you will need to be within commutable distance of the head office near Telford. As the Business Development Manager your responsibilities will include Growing the powder coatings and laser fabrication sales. Winning new business. Meeting and exceeding sales objectives. Working closely with the sales team to qualify/develop business. Providing reports regarding sales activity. Coordinating presentations and site visits with relevant people to promote the brand. As the Business Development Manager you will require the following skills and experiences Proven sales experience in powder coating and/or laser fabrication. Proven track record of winning new business. Excellent communication skills with a great ability to build rapport. An eagerness to succeed and be highly motivated. If you are interested in this exciting new opportunity to work for a friendly, family ownded specialist manufacturing business please click on the link to apply. 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 / Wolverhampton

Graduate Sales Engineer

Graduate Sales Engineer - Covering Greater London & Bristol Automation - £25,000 to £30,000 + car + bonus A Graduate Sales Engineer is required to join a world leader in automation products. Supplying sensors, vision systems and measurement equipment worldwide they have been repeatedly short-listed on the Forbes list for the most innovative companies in the world. You will need to be commutable from our office near Heathrow. Your customer base will be Greater London and Bristol. As the Graduate Sales Engineer your responsibilities will include; Your role will be to find and follow up on business leads and schedule new business opportunities You will be meeting and demonstrating our products to technicians, engineers, managers and directors in order to sell effective solutions To be a key contributor to our dynamic, close knit sales team To be able to work in a fast paced environment where no two weeks are the same As the Graduate Sales Engineer you will require the following skills and experiences; Recent Graduate, educated to Degree level in any discipline, however Business/Economics, Scientific or Technical degree (Engineering, electronics or similar) would be beneficial We are searching for ambitious individuals A hunger to succeed and over achieve Extremely positive and enthusiastic individual with natural sales ability Must be eligible to work in the UK Must have a full driving licence, valid in the UK We provide a 4 - 8 week training programme which aims to give you a strong technical understanding of our products and an idea of what you will encounter out on the road. However, this is only the start of your continued training and development. If you are interested in this excited Graduate Sales Engineer opportunity please click on the link to apply. 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 / Twickenham

CMM Operator

CMM Operator - Shrewsbury - £20,000 to £30,000 DOE This is an exciting new opportunity for a CMM operator, programmer to join a leading manufacturing company based in the Shropshire area. As the CMM Operator your responsibilities will include; To Operate Stiefelmayer H Arm Man. Operate CMM machine to identify any non-conformances and collect data for customer review. Perform in-Process and final inspection of machined parts and fabrications on CMM Review manufacturing plans, work instructions, quality records, specification drawings, acceptance gages and tooling as stated on the process plan. Ensure adherence to the quality control standards and updating quality assurance data base As the CMM Operator you will require the following skills and experiences; Strong experience of performing tasks as a CMM operator Excellent knowledge of three dimensional geometry and engineering. Ability to multi-task and work in fast paced environments. IATF 16949 -Internal Auditor If you are interested in this exciting opportunity please click on the link to apply. 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 / Shrewsbury
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  • We chose to use Jonathan Lee as they were recommended by Make UK and I have been a client for over 2 years. Since our initial contact with Jonathan Lee we have never regretted using them. Our consultant (Oliver Smith) took the time to get to know us, our business, our requirements and provides us with excellent candidates. He is extremely professional, industry experienced and has proven to be invaluable as part of our recruitment process. I wouldn't hesitate in recommending Jonathan Lee to anyone who is looking for an efficient, reliable and professional recruitment company.

    Bev Smith

    HR Manager
  • The automation team at Jonathan Lee has taken the time to understand our business requirements, developing local relationships with the individual sites via visits to our locations to ensure the quality of candidates is of a high standard. Furthermore, Jonathan Lee has attributed a member of its Client Services team to act as a senior level contact for Knapp. This ensures there is a high-level of pro-active engagement with us as a customer not only in the traditional recruitment process but also in areas that can indirectly contribute to our business relationship. Should anyone be looking for a recruitment partner with in-depth industry knowledge in automation that operates in an ethical, partnership-based manner I can highly recommend the team at Jonathan Lee.

    Alexia English

    Human Resources Manager
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