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Paul Branton

Lead Consultant
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Paul has 29 years’ recruitment experience, sourcing and placing technical, engineering and manufacturing professionals within the Automotive (ICE, Hybrid and EV’s - Autonomy) and Motorsport sectors.

He has successfully worked with clients on both retained and contingency search assignments for permanent and contract positions, priding himself on delivering a first-rate service offering account management and on-site support. 

Paul’s commitment to the engineering sector is reflected in his involvement as an Affiliate Member of the IMechE and a committee member of the iMechE ADEC (Automobile Division Essex Centre) and SEA (South Essex Area). Clients and candidates appreciate this interest, credibility and ability to build relationships, demonstrating technical and industry understanding

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Technical Sales Engineer - Rail

Technical Sales Engineer £Comp + Bens Rainham / Derby Rail A Technical Sales Engineer is required to identify new business opportunities along with the maintenance and development of existing accounts. Candidates with demonstrable experience of delivering exceptional customer service, sales growth and customer retention would be well received. Due to increased workloads this company, a market-leading supplier of products and services to the rail industry, requires a proactive Technical Sales Engineer, based in Rainham (Essex) or Derby, to be part of a team with special responsibility for defining and implementing a business development and sales plan to promote a new range of industry leading products and services. Reporting to the Technical Sales Manager, the Technical Sales Engineer will be required to: Take ownership and delivery of agreed sales budgets and forecasts Increase the company's sales and profitability Ensure continuous improvement in level of knowledge and expertise in industry developments and convey this to colleagues The Technical Sales Engineer should have the following skills or experience: Ideally degree qualified in an engineering discipline A track record of sales and business development within a technical arena A consultative approach to selling a technical product or technology Ability to sense industry trends and communicate these to colleagues in the business Experience related to the rail industry is advantageous but not essential This is an excellent opportunity for anyone with the drive and ambition required to carry out autonomous function and to deliver key business targets. In return for your experience, this Rainham based rail industry supplier will offer you: £Competitive Pension Bonus No Certificate of Sponsorship is available. Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon. If you have experience as a Technical Sales Engineer and you want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the Technical Sales Engineer role, please contact Paul Branton at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01268 455525. 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 / Rainham

Production Operative

Production Operative £Negotiable Aylesbury Electronics A Production Operative is required to assist in the production of systems solutions products. Candidates with previous experience of the manufacture of mechanical and electrical based products would be well received. Due to increased workloads this company, a leading supplier of power management components within the transportation sector, based in Aylesbury, requires a proactive Production Operative to manufacture component parts, such as cables and bus bars. As a Production Operative you will be required to: Electrical testing of products to written instructions Support of the company quality management system to include: Timely inspection of supplier parts Reporting and management of defective items from suppliers in line with company procedures Analyses and reporting of customer returned items Management of tooling calibration Management of Commodity stock parts Additional technical and maintenance duties i.e., general maintenance of the facilities Additional warehouse support duties when necessary The Production Operative should have the following skills or experience: City and Guilds manufacturing processes level 2 beneficial Cable and loom assembly: Using conventional hand tools and hand crimp tools, semi-automated crimp tools and cut and strip machines Certification to a recognised standard such as IPC/WHMA-A-620 would be beneficial Hand soldering - connectors and through hole PCB components Electrical wiring - wiring of components in panels and box builds Mechanical assembly using conventional tools and electrical hand tool Reading technical assembly drawings and documentation Using machine tools such as pillar drills, milling machines and grinding wheels Experience with electrical testing equipment such as multi meters and electrical safety testers advantageous This is an excellent opportunity for anyone with hands on experience working in a production assembly role where electrical wiring and mechanical assembly is common places to develop your career. In return for your experience, this Aylesbury based company will offer you: £Negotiable Pension Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon. If you have experience as a Production Operative and you want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the Production Operative role, please contact Paul Branton at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01268 455525.   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 / Aylesbury

Recruitment Consultant

Recruitment Consultant £Competitive plus benefits Canvey Island Technology / Manufacturing / Engineering / Technical An excellent opportunity for an experienced Recruitment Consultant to join an established team in our new Canvey Island office, developing business and providing support for both new and existing clients within our acknowledged industries; Technical, Engineering and Manufacturing, as well as those that can support our continued diversification strategy. We are keen to hear from Recruitment Consultants that wish to further develop their careers and have the opportunity for P and L responsibilities and growing a team. As a Recruitment Consultant you will be responsible for: Developing new and existing client relationships, up-selling and cross-selling our suite of complimentary services in line with agreed fee targets, utilising your negotiation skills to agree terms of business and fee arrangements. Identifying and qualifying target clients that align with our business growth strategy, attending client visits and preparing written proposals. Delivering a complete recruitment process, managing client and candidate expectations throughout and providing solutions to recruitment challenges. Attracting suitable candidates through writing appropriate adverts, utilising relevant websites/social media, utilising our internal database or using your professional network of contacts. Interviewing candidates to evaluate their suitability. Attending networking events and exhibitions to promote the Jonathan Lee Recruitment brand Successful applicants should have the following skills or experience: Permanent and/or contract recruitment experience Retained or exclusive assignment experience useful Strong relationship building skills Competitive drive and determination to succeed against your KPI's and performance targets This is a challenging and rewarding role with real growth potential for the right individual based on success and delivery. Jonathan Lee Recruitment has been providing recruitment and associated services to our clients who range from SME's to high profile OEM's within the automotive, aerospace, defence and aviation, general engineering, commercial and manufacturing industries for over 40 years. We are immensely proud of our highly experienced and professional team and work hard to ensure that we nurture a climate of industry excellence alongside a dedicated socially responsible framework. We want great people to join our business who share our values of quality, service excellence and teamwork but can also bring their own skills, knowledge and experience to the table. In return for your experience, Jonathan Lee Recruitment will offer you: £Competitive Pension Commission and Bonus Car Allowance Hybrid working Team Incentives 25 Days Holidays (Plus options to Buy and Sell Holiday) If you have experience as a Recruitment Consultant and you want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the Recruitment Consultant role, please contact Paul Branton at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01268 455525. 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 / Canvey Island

Hybrid Control and Integration Engineer

Hybrid Controls and Integration Engineer To £50,000 p.a. Coventry Automotive A Hybrid Controls and Integration Engineer is required with a solid background in mathematics and physics with excellent problem solving skills. Candidates with experience of software and control development of various systems and features of the electrified powertrain (energy management, thermal management, torque control etc.) would be well received. Due to growth this company, a leading Powertrain Engineering consultancy based in Coventry, requires a Hybrid Controls and Integration Engineer to be responsible for developing, validating and signing off the future generation of electrified powertrains for passenger vehicles. As a Hybrid Controls and Integration Engineer you will be required to: - Support process for hybrid control requirements development - Engage with suppliers and other stakeholders to review hardware and software attributes - Engagement in quality and robustness activities (i.e. FMEA, fault tree analysis, boundary diagram) - Develop the software and controls for the electrified powertrain - Support the development and integration of the Vehicle Electrical and Electronic architectures - Testing, validation, debugging and troubleshooting of new software and calibration deliveries - Calibration development (adjust system performance to meet attributes and targets) - Electric and electronic architecture development, integration, commissioning, testing and sign-off of electrified system and interactions within the vehicle powertrain The Hybrid Controls and Integration Engineer should have the following skills or experience: - Ideally Masters or PhD in Electrical/Electronic/Mechanical Engineering Engineering/Science or minimum of a Degree - Experience with Vector (e.g. CANalyzer, CANape) and Mathworks tools (e.g. Matlab/Simulink) or equivalent - Willingness and ability to interface constructively with a global team - A working knowledge of vehicle architectures, communication and components - Experience of automotive control systems and calibration - Experience in electrified powertrain area preferable Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon. If you have any questions about the Hybrid Controls and Integration Engineer role or would like to apply, please contact Paul Branton at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01268 455525. 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

Senior Diesel Calibration Engineer

Senior Diesel Calibration Engineer (FTC) To £48,000 p.a. plus benefits Basildon Automotive A Senior Diesel Calibration Engineer is required to ensure that all target criteria are met and that the powertrain works to its full efficiency in all operating conditions. Candidates with experience of planning and execution of an engine or vehicle development program would be well received. Due to increased workloads this company, the world's largest independent company for development, simulation and testing technology of powertrains, requires a proactive Senior Diesel Calibration Engineer, based in Basildon, to plan, prepare and supervise related vehicle tests, assessment and documentation of test results and delivery of calibrations. As a Senior Diesel Calibration Engineer you will be required to: Plan and execute an engine or vehicle development program Analyse results and preparation of recommendations Participate in vehicle test development trips Liaise and report to various functions within the organisation The Senior Diesel Calibration Engineer should have the following skills or experience: Degree in Automotive Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, or equivalent Experience within the automotive industry in Diesel calibration Good knowledge of Diesel exhaust after-treatment hardware Good working knowledge of EMS and related tools and software Excellent inter-personal and communication skills This is a Fixed Term Contract (FTC) to December 2021 and provides an excellent opportunity for anyone with a good knowledge of Diesel combustion engine fundamentals to develop your career. In return for your experience, this Basildon based consultancy will offer you: Up to £48,000 p.a. Pension PHC Flexitime Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon. If you have experience as a Senior Diesel Calibration Engineer and you want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the Senior Diesel Calibration Engineer role, please contact Paul Branton at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01268 455525. 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 / Basildon

ADAS Systems Engineer

ADAS Systems Engineer To £50,000 p.a. plus benefits Coventry Automotive An ADAS Systems Engineer is required for the development of next-generation ADAS and Automated Driving Systems from concept level to production sign-off on behalf of OEMs. Candidates with working knowledge of safety standards (ISO 26262, 21448) would be well received. Due to increased workloads this company, the world's largest independent company for development, simulation and testing technology of powertrains, requires a proactive ADAS Systems Engineer, based in Coventry, to identify and develop use cases for ADAS features. As an ADAS Systems Engineer you will be required to: - Develop test plans and test cases for ADAS features, ensuring an appropriate requirements coverage and traceability back to use cases - Design ADAS features according to the standards and legislation relevant for the application and its market - Regularly report and present projects activities to other team members and senior management - Identify and resolve conflicts in meeting technical requirements - Engage with customers to understand and track project milestones and deliverables dates The ADAS Systems Engineer should have the following skills or experience: - Degree in Automotive Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, or equivalent - Professional relevant experience in ADAS / AD Systems Engineering - Awareness of ADAS SAE Levels - Awareness of systems development lifecycle - Knowledge of ADAS features on the market / under development - Knowledge of ADAS regulations and standards (UN-ECE and ISO) - Proficient in Office tools (e.g. Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio) - Driving Licence valid for driving in the UK - Flexibility to travel to suppliers, customers and other offices as and when required This is an excellent opportunity for anyone with the understanding of vehicle control modules, E/E architecture, and vehicle systems to develop your career. In return for your experience, this Coventry based consultancy will offer you: - Up to £50,000 p.a. - Pension - PHC - Flexitime No Certificate of Sponsorship is available. Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon. If you have experience as a ADAS Systems Engineer and you want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the ADAS Systems Engineer role, please contact Paul Branton at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01268 455525. 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

Battery Systems Engineer

Battery Systems Engineer To £45,000 p.a. plus benefits Basildon Automotive A Battery Systems Engineer is required to be responsible for leading system and component level design of battery packs during all development phases. Candidates with an understanding and experience in HV battery system design, development and validation would be well received. Due to increased workloads this company, the world's largest independent company for development, simulation and testing technology of powertrains, requires a proactive Battery Systems Engineer, based in Basildon, to play a crucial part in the development of modern passenger car powertrain systems. As a Battery Systems Engineer you will be required to: Design of battery systems from concept to SOP Functional and geometric integration of all components on battery module and battery system level Preparation of specifications and, if required, supplier specifications for the entire battery system and sub-systems (Requirements Engineering) Planning / Cascading test and validation tasks, and assessment of results (DVP preparation, planning and implementation) Preparation of battery test specifications based on relevant regulations and international/customer standards and requirements Liaise with relevant teams to direct battery design tasks (i.e. simulation, component engineers, testing, suppliers and manufacturing) Lead the preparation of battery system and component quality documentation (boundary diagrams, P diagrams, robustness check lists, FMEAs and test plans) Preparation of design development plans - time schedules, work flow in the scope of serial projects and prototype projects The Battery Systems Engineer should have the following skills or experience: Degree qualified in an engineering discipline Very good understanding of HV battery design fundamentals including safety standards and regulations Basic understanding of cell construction and chemistries Experience in system design and testing of battery packs, preferably in the automotive or commercial vehicle industries This is an excellent opportunity for anyone with experience of system functional and geometric integration of battery systems within vehicle and powertrain projects to develop your career. In return for your experience, this Basildon based powertrain consultancy will offer you: Up to £45,000 p.a. Pension PHC Flexitime Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon. If you have experience as a Battery Systems Engineer and you want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the Battery Systems Engineer role, please contact Paul Branton at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01268 455525. 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 / Basildon

Lead Quality Engineer - IATF 16949

Lead Quality Engineer £Competitive + Bens Thatcham Automotive A Lead Quality Engineer is required to lead the introduction and implementation of the automotive quality standard IATF 16949 across the business through to successful certification. Candidates with an in-depth knowledge of ISO 9001 and IATF 16949 would be well received. Due to a growth in opportunities this company, an award-winning transmission technology specialist based in Thatcham, requires a proactive Lead Quality Engineer to define, document and maintain the processes and procedures required to comply with the standard. As the Lead Quality Engineer you are required to: Maintain records required by the standard, working with operations, engineering and commercial to gather and report data as required by the standard Manage a team of automotive SQE's with a supplier audit plan and review of the audit findings and continual improvement activity Planning of internal audits to be completed by the audit team to the right frequency, and managing audit findings, corrective actions Support assessments of the quality management system when undertaken by customers and external certification bodies such as BSi Management systems. Dealing with the accreditation body to report any special measures with customers Maintain the documented Quality Management System and undertake projects, as determined by the Quality Manager, to include process enhancement, new processes and Manufacturing improvements that improve quality & efficiency Manage the quality management system including ensuring internal procedures are being followed using a team of internal auditors and to host customer and certification body audits of the standard The Lead Quality Engineer should have the following skills or experience: HNC/HND qualified in mechanical engineering or relevant discipline In depth knowledge of ISO9001 and IATF16949 Knowledge of problem solving and root cause analysis tools Knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel Auditor Training certificate / qualification This is an excellent opportunity for anyone with experience of auditing of Quality Management Systems to develop your career. In return for your experience, this Thatcham based transmission technology specialist will offer you: £Competitive Pension Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon. If you have experience as a Quality Engineer and you want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the Lead Quality Engineer role, please contact Paul Branton at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01268 455525. 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 / Thatcham

Electrical Engineer

Electrical Engineer To £45,000 p.a. plus benefits Basildon Automotive An Electrical Engineer is required to lead system and component level design of powertrain electrical components - specifically in battery pack/fuel cell development projects. Candidates with an understanding and experience in electrical vehicle/powertrain system and component requirements (e-machines, hybrid systems, batteries & control systems, etc) would be well received. Due to increased workloads this company, the world's largest independent company for development, simulation and testing technology of powertrains, requires a proactive Electrical Engineer, based in Basildon, to play a crucial part in the development of modern passenger car powertrain systems. As an Electrical Engineer you will be required to: Lead system and component level design of electrical systems and components in vehicle and powertrain applications Lead the preparation of electrical system requirements and specifications (fuses, contactors, busbars, isolation system, clearance and creepage etc), and cascade requirements to a component level Support the preparation of electrical system wiring diagrams and component quality documentation (boundary diagrams, P diagrams, robustness check lists, FMEAs and test plans) Liaise with relevant teams to lead electrical design tasks (i.e. simulation, manufacturing, suppliers, testing and SW and controls teams) Create electrical systems and component specifications for sign-off Preparation of reports (verbal & written), providing robust recommendations and proposals The Electrical Engineer should have the following skills or experience: Degree qualified in an engineering discipline Excellent understanding and experience in electrical vehicle/powertrain system and component requirements (e-machines, hybrid systems, batteries and control systems, etc) Good understanding of BMS functionality and coordinating/cascading requirements This is an excellent opportunity for anyone capable of working independently as well as part of large and small teams to develop your career. In return for your experience, this Basildon based powertrain consultancy will offer you: Up to £45,000 p.a. Pension PHC Flexitime Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon. If you have experience as an Electrical Engineer and you want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the Electrical Engineer role, please contact Paul Branton at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01268 455525. 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 / Basildon

Battery Management Systems Engineer

Battery Management Systems Engineer To £55,000 p.a. plus benefits Coventry Automotive A Battery Management Systems Engineer is required to be responsible for the development, verification, validation, and commissioning of Battery Management Systems for passenger vehicles, off highway vehicles, commercial vehicles, and industrial truck applications. Candidates with experience in the development of either automotive powertrain control systems, high-voltage electrical power supplies, Hybrid vehicles, ADAS features or similar technical fields would be well received. Due to increased workloads this company, the world's largest independent company for development, simulation and testing technology of powertrains, requires a proactive Battery Management Systems Engineer, based in Coventry, to support (with the aim to eventually lead) the systems activities in the development of the Battery Management System (BMS) as well as the verification, validation, and commissioning activities, following the company's control systems development process based on the V-model. As a Battery Management Systems Engineer you will be required to: Interface with the Customer Undertake requirements engineering Development of the Battery Management Systems (BMS) architecture Support the application software, basic software, functional safety, electronic hardware, and quality teams Software/Hardware integration Define validation/verification plan and methodologies as well as evaluating test results Debugging and carrying out systems test on the HIL rig Supporting the Battery Systems team Calibration and commissioning of the Battery Management Systems The Battery Management Systems Engineer should have the following skills or experience: Degree qualified in an engineering discipline Automotive BMS development experience (ideally Systems Engineering) Automotive engineering knowledge / experience in design, validation and integration Experienced in systems engineering Experienced in requirements engineering process Development of systems architecture Analytical capabilities Confident in presenting to customers and management Experience of ETAS Inca useful Experience with Vector tools (e.g. CANalyzer, CANape) or equivalent beneficial Experience of MATLAB/Simulink advantageous This is an excellent opportunity for anyone with the understanding of automotive control systems and calibration to develop your career. In return for your experience, this Coventry based powertrain consultancy will offer you: Up to £55,000 p.a. Pension PHC Flexitime Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon. If you have experience as a Battery Management Systems Engineer and you want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the Battery Management Systems Engineer role, please contact Paul Branton at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01268 455525. 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

Project Leader - EDS

Our client is a global supplier of wiring harnesses, instruments and components. Due to their continuing growth and close working relationship with some of the largest global automotive OEM's, they are seeking a Project Leader to support critical project deliveries to their client, Ford Motor Company. Based from their South East (UK) operation and having direct interaction with Ford in the UK, Germany and Turkey, the Project Leader will work closely with the EDS (Electrical Distribution Systems) internal engineering and manufacturing departments to ensure accurate communication, delivery on time and to cost as well as managing the relationship with the customer through continuous and high-level interaction. Specific activities of the role include: - Lead the program engineering deliverables - Lead engineering design interface to customer for EDS and EDS related components - Define detailed project release timing and ensure compatibility with overall project timing plan - Lead and coordinate resolution of engineering issues for assigned programs - Ensure timely response to customer on technical issues and engineering design, test and sign-off deliverables - Collate, review and store customer program definition documents (e.g., PDL, TIB) and assess impacts on design - Prepare engineering project status information and present at internal and customer project reviews - Lead engineering design team to ensure high quality EDS designs are released on time for assigned programs - Change Management - control of additional changes (STA's) required for specific build phases - Interface with the harness manufacturing plant to ensure correct incorporation of changes - Ensure that new components (carryover but new for project) lists are made available for up-front ordering for build phases - Oversee new developed components lists and ensure design and manufacturing teams are informed of status - Ensure samples of new developed components are available to manufacturing plant - Plan and co-ordinate Design Reviews at manufacturing plant - Ensure that the design complies to the Design for Manufacture guidelines - Conduct regular Project Team Meeting (with Meeting Minutes) - Support agreement of technical parts of SOW with suppliers and customer - Provide manufacturing plant with planned quantities for Pre-production phases (TT, PP, MP1) - Ensure team support of pre-production vehicle builds at customer locations and track EDS design issues to completion To support this role, you will have: - Experience in project leadership - Experience in leading teams of people - Extensive experience in the design and development of automotive wiring harnesses - Proven ability to lead a development team from both a technical and line management perspective - Self-sufficient, self-motivated and excellent team-player - Flexible, adaptable, proactive, diplomatic attitude - Excellent written and verbal communication skills This role will be primarily based at the client's site in Essex however some travel to other European sites will be required. Exceptional communication is required along with a strength in managing and delivering key projects, interfacing directly with the customer. If you feel you have the experience and interest to work within this organisation which is focused on product innovation, then please contact Matt Heath on 01384 446187 or Paul Branton on 01268 455525. 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 / Basildon

Senior Functional Safety Engineer

Senior Functional Safety Engineer To £55,000 p.a. plus benefits Coventry Automotive A Senior Functional Safety Engineer is required to act as a central Functional Safety expert across a broad range of consultancy projects, supporting the system engineers by taking responsibility for the Functional Safety deliverables. Candidates with previous experience of leading and delivering Functional Safety activities according to ISO26262 for production automotive projects would be well received. Due to increased workloads this company, the world's largest independent company for development, simulation and testing technology of powertrains, requires a proactive Senior Functional Safety Engineer, based in Coventry, to generate the necessary Functional Safety documentation for the project following ISO26262. As a Senior Functional Safety Engineer you will be required to: - Understand intended functionality of systems in a broad automotive context - Undertake Fault-tree analysis, Hazard analysis, technical safety concepts and requirements The Senior Functional Safety Engineer should have the following skills or experience: - Degree qualified in an engineering discipline - Experience in conducting/leading FMEA, FTA, FMEDA, HARA activities - Experience in development of one or more of: automotive powertrain control systems, high-voltage electrical power supplies, Hybrid vehicles, ADAS features or similar technical fields is desirable - Significant engineering experience (ideally Systems Engineering) - Certified in Functional Safety by recognised entities. i.e. TUV highly desirable - Good communication skills - Driving licence valid for driving in the UK This is an excellent opportunity for anyone with experience of supporting Functional Safety activities to develop your career. In return for your experience, this Coventry based powertrain consultancy will offer you: - Up to £55,000 p.a. - Pension - PHC - Flexitime Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon. If you have experience as a Senior Functional Safety Engineer and you want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the Senior Functional Safety Engineer role, please contact Paul Branton at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01268 455525. 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

Functional Safety Engineer

Functional Safety Engineer To £45,000 p.a. plus benefits Coventry Automotive A Functional Safety Engineer is required to lead Functional Safety reviews as needed both internally with the project team and with customers. Candidates with previous experience of delivering Functional Safety documentation as defined by ISO26262 would be well received. Due to increased workloads this company, the world's largest independent company for development, simulation and testing technology of powertrains, requires a proactive Functional Safety Engineer, based in Coventry, to generate the necessary Functional Safety documentation for the project following ISO26262. As a Functional Safety Engineer you will be required to: Understand intended functionality of systems in a broad automotive context Undertake Fault-tree analysis, Hazard analysis, technical safety concepts and requirements The Functional Safety Engineer should have the following skills or experience: Degree qualified in an engineering discipline Relevant engineering experience (ideally Systems Engineering) Experience in development of one or more of: automotive powertrain control systems, high-voltage electrical power supplies, Hybrid vehicles, ADAS features or similar technical fields is desirable Good communication skills Driving licence valid for driving in the UK This is an excellent opportunity for anyone with experience of supporting Functional Safety activities to develop your career. In return for your experience, this Coventry based powertrain consultancy will offer you: Up to £45,000 p.a. Pension PHC Flexitime Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon. If you have experience as a Functional Safety Engineer and you want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the Functional Safety Engineer role, please contact Paul Branton at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01268 455525.   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

Battery Modelling Engineer

Battery Modelling Engineer £Competitve plus benefits Wantage Automotive A Battery Modelling Engineer is required to be involved in the development of world class battery technology for high performance applications in a range of sectors including automotive, motorsport, mining, aviation, marine and defence. Candidates with knowledge of / familiarity with degradation mechanisms associated with Li-ion batteries in the context of health-adaptive battery models would be well received. Due to increased workloads this company, a leading technology and engineering services business, based in Wantage, requires a proactive Battery Modelling Engineer to be responsible for advancing the development, testing and validation of advanced Battery Management Systems performance algorithms. As a Battery Modelling Engineer you will be required to: - Develop new techniques and standards for battery characterisation and model parameterisation to improve efficiency, accuracy and consistency of model creation for online Battery Management System applications - Oversee cell model and algorithm validation plan, including definition of cell/module testing and cell-in-the-loop. - Build models of batteries (cell and pack levels) to support battery algorithm virtual testing - Integration of battery models into BMS virtual testing environment - Proactively contributing to the development of battery management systems and diagnostics capabilities - Act as a technical expert for business development purposes - Engage with internal stakeholders at all levels, as well as external partnering academic and external organisation The Battery Modelling Engineer should have the following skills or experience: - Degree qualified, ideally in an engineering subject - Demonstrated Product Development or Research experience in Battery Systems - Expertise in data analysis and modelling of physical systems in MATLAB and Simulink - Knowledge of / familiarity with degradation mechanisms associated with Li-ion batteries in the context of health-adaptive battery models is desirable - Familiarity with alternative equivalent circuit model structures, and reduced order physics-based models advantageous - Experience in development of model-based BMS state-estimation algorithms and/or battery control strategies is useful - Software validation using model/software/hardware in the loop; experience in cell-in-the-loop testing is beneficial - Understanding of Systems Engineering principles (V-cycle) This is an excellent opportunity for anyone with experience in defining cell testing procedures, parameterisation and validation of robust ECN battery models and 1D thermal models to be involved in a diverse range of projects. In return for your experience, this Wantage based technology and engineering service business will offer you: - £Competitive - 26 Days holiday - Excellent benefits package No Certificate of Sponsorship is available. Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon. If you have experience as a Battery Modelling Engineer and you want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the Battery Modelling Engineer role, please contact Paul Branton at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01268 455525. 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 / Wantage

Controls Engineer

Controls Engineer £Neg/Hr (Inside IR35) Wantage Automotive A Controls Engineer is required to specify, develop and deliver control systems including specification, requirement capture, design, implementation, simulation, testing and calibration support on vehicle or product. Candidates with experience of CANape / CANoe / CANalyzer would be well received. Due to increased workloads this company, a leading technology and engineering services business, based in Wantage, requires a proactive Controls Engineer to be responsible for the specification and development of control strategies satisfying system requirements. As a Controls Engineer you will be required to: - Deriving software requirements from system requirements and implement them - Implementation is primarily intended in a Matlab / Simulink environment - Work closely with the system team to make sure the SW developed meet the feature requirements - Support ISO26262 process with traceability from requirement to implementation, and support MIL/SIL testing as project requires - Support HIL rig and system testing - Individual workload planning to strict deadlines and milestones. - Working towards generating patentable IP The Controls Engineer should have the following skills or experience: - Degree qualified, or other equivalent qualification, ideally in an engineering subject - Experience of mainstream automotive ECU software development - Expert level user of Matlab/Simulink/Stateflow and automatic code generation techniques for algorithm development - Knowledge of Autosar modelling guidelines in Matlab/Simulink - Experience in developing production embedded software following ISO26262 process - Experience/understanding of test and measurement techniques advantageous This is an excellent opportunity for anyone with a strong understanding of modelling techniques to be involved in a diverse range of projects. In return for your experience, this Wantage based technology and engineering service business will offer you: - £Neg/Hr (Inside IR35) - Initial 12 month contract Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon. If you have experience as a Controls Engineer and you want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the Controls Engineer role, please contact Paul Branton at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01268 455525. 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 / Wantage

Battery Algorithms Engineer

Battery Algorithms Engineer (BMS) £Competitve plus benefits Wantage Automotive A Battery Algortihms Engineer is required to be involved in the development of world class battery technology for high performance applications in a range of sectors including automotive, motorsport, mining, aviation, marine and defence. Candidates with strong capability in advanced controls, and/or specific battery modelling and testing experience would be well received. Due to increased workloads this company, a leading technology and engineering services business, based in Wantage, requires a proactive Battery Algorithms Engineer to be responsible for the development and validation of the next-generation of battery performance algorithms and diagnostics. As a Battery Algorithms Engineer you will be required to: - Undertake model-based development of Battery Management System (BMS) control strategies and performance algorithms, including State of Charge, State of Health, State of Power etc - Build models of battery systems (cell and pack level) to support battery algorithm virtual testing - Integration and virtual testing of Battery Management Systems (BMS) performance algorithms, both for embedded and cloud deployment - Integration of battery models into BMS virtual testing environment - Proactively contributing to the development of battery management systems and diagnostics capabilities The Battery Algorithms Engineer should have the following skills or experience: - Degree qualified, ideally in an engineering subject - Demonstrated Product Development or Research experience in Battery Systems - Expertise in data analysis and modelling of physical systems in MATLAB and Simulink - Knowledge of / familiarity with degradation mechanisms associated with Li-ion batteries in the context of health-adaptive battery models is desirable - Demonstrated Product Development or Research experience in Battery Systems - Experience in development of model-based Battery Management System (BMS) state-estimation algorithms and/or battery control strategies - Knowledge of Control Theory; experience in applying Kalman Filters (LQE) is a beneficial - Software validation using model/software/hardware in the loop; experience in cell-in-the-loop testing is advantageous This is an excellent opportunity for anyone with experience in defining cell testing procedures, parameterisation and validation of robust ECN battery models and 1D thermal models to be involved in a diverse range of projects. In return for your experience, this Wantage based technology and engineering service business will offer you: - £Competitive - 26 Days holiday - Excellent benefits package No Certificate of Sponsorship is available. Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon. If you have experience as a Battery Algorithms Engineer and you want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the Battery Algorithms Engineer role, please contact Paul Branton at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01268 455525.   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 / Wantage

Application Engineer

Application Engineer - Power Management £Competitive plus benefits Aylesbury Automotive An Application Engineer is required to be a key contact for new and existing customers, responding to enquiries, utilising a consultative approach alongside the internal sales team for the supply of power management components to the automotive industry. Candidates with proven technical understanding of EV platforms, including e-motor, power electronics and AC / DC power conversion theory would be well received. Due to increased workloads this client, a leading supplier of power management components within the transportation sector, based in Aylesbury, requires a proactive Application Engineer to generate technical sales proposals/pricing/quotations and progressing these to purchase orders, liaising with other members of staff as appropriate and to ensure that clients' technical are fully met in a timely manner. As an Application Engineer you will be required to: Create and execute strategic business development plans targeted towards identifying and closing key customer engagements Discuss, understand and accurately interpret customers/potential customers' technical requirements Manage customer requirements that demonstrate project compliance to initial requirements Work with design teams to agree and capture technical requirements that the design / application needs to meet The Application Engineer should have the following skills or experience: Degree qualified in an engineering or technological discipline Broad range of electronic design experience, including both analogue and digital Power electronics knowledge would be useful Experience working in the automotive sector would be beneficial Hands on experience of working with LV and HV electrical and electronic systems Experience of designing complex system requirements, ideally as it relates to motor/vehicle control, automotive applications, timing techniques, control algorithm design and simulation Can-Bus and J1939 knowledge would be beneficial This is an excellent opportunity for anyone with excellent commercial and technical skills within the power electronics sector to develop your career. In return for your experience, this Aylesbury based company will offer you: £Competitive Company Car Bonus Pension Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon. If you have experience as an Application Engineer or Power Electronics Engineer and you want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the Application Engineer role, please contact Paul Branton at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01268 455525. 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 / Aylesbury

Technical Buyer

Technical Buyer £Competitive Thatcham Motorsport A Technical Buyer is required to be responsible for the procurement of a range of complex mechanical components which are used in innovative transmission systems. Candidates with knowledge of machining manufacturing processes would be well received. Due to an increased workload this company, an award-winning transmission technology specialist based in Thatcham, requires a proactive Technical Buyer to deliver projects that continually improve efficiencies and reduce costs. The Technical Buyer should have the following skills or experience: Ability to read and interpret technical drawings Experience in the procurement of mechanical components Competent user of ERP systems and able to follow BoM structures Well-developed interpersonal and organisation skills Skilled negotiator on both cost and delivery schedules Familiarity with IATF16949 and PPAP advantageous Experience of sourcing new suppliers potentially covering new technologies desirable This is an excellent opportunity for anyone with significant experience in an engineering procurement role to develop your career. In return for your experience, this Thatcham based transmission technology specialist will offer you: £Competitive Pension Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon. If you have experience as a Technical Buyer and you want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the Technical Buyer role, please contact Paul Branton at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01268 455525. 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 / Thatcham

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