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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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Design Department Leader

Design Department Leader £Competitive plus benefits Basildon Automotive A Design Department Leader is required to be responsible for the successful growth of the design team including the support and direction along with developing staff members, as well as the successful delivery of customer projects. Candidates with good knowledge and experience in all types of powertrain technology including traditional gasoline and diesel base engine design as well as design for electrified powertrains would be well received. Due to increased workloads this company, the world's largest independent company for development, simulation and testing technology of powertrains, based in Basildon requires a proactive Design Department Leader to develop and implement department strategy in-line with company strategy and vision. As a Design Department Leader you will be required to: Lead technology growth within the department. This includes traditional technologies, electrified powertrain and vehicle technologies Lead and develop the team including definition of team structure, recruitment and training Deliver content of projects on-time with consideration for customer satisfaction Achieve department financial and non-financial targets Establish and maintain relationships with HQ and other affiliates Support business development activities Develop new and maintain existing customer relationships The Design Department Leader should have the following skills or experience: Degree qualified in an engineering subject and ideally Chartered Experienced professional of automotive powertrain/vehicle component design/engineering. Experience leading a team and successfully delivering SOP projects Excellent communication skills with the ability to present both to internal and external customers This is an excellent opportunity for anyone able to demonstrate excellent knowledge and/or experience in mechanical and electrical design and development of powertrain systems and components to develop your career. In return for your experience, this Basildon based powertrain consultancy 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 Design Department Leader and you want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the Design Department Leader role, please contact Paul Branton at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01268 455525.

Permanent / Basildon, Essex

Health and Safety Advisor

Health and Safety Advisor £Competitive plus benefits Coventry Automotive A Health and Safety Advisor is required to provide advice and support to management, employees, visitors and contractors ensuring adherence to policy on an initial 6 month Fixed Term Contract (FTC). Candidates with experience or knowledge of OHAS 18001, ISO45001 and ISO9001 would be well received. Due to increased workloads this company, the world's largest independent company for development, simulation and testing technology of powertrains, based in Coventry requires a proactive Health and Safety Advisor to ensure, as far as reasonably practicable, that the Company operates within the provisions of the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974 and subsequent specific legislation. As a Health and Safety Advisor you will be required to: Advise the Head of Quality, Safety & Security on the sites compliance with the interpretation of the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974, the management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations and all other relevant legislation Maintain and propose the relevant site KPIs Assist in planning and promoting a positive Health and Safety culture to all levels of their respective sites Developing and delivering annual toolbox talks and other awareness training as necessary Ensure that all sites Health and Safety inspections, incidents, assessments and audits are, when applicable, instigated, investigated/undertaken, recorded, monitored and reviewed on time Implement/follow the recommendations and guidance provided by the Head of Quality, Safety & Security and adopting industry, group or local best work practices where possible (this may require you to travel within the group) Ensure suitable and sufficient safe systems of work are in place (e.g. RAMs and permits to work) Undertaking new starter, visitor and contractor health and safety inductions All health and safety actions are appropriately acted upon Support the site fire marshals and first aiders to enable them to perform their duties efficiently and effectively The Health and Safety Advisor should have the following skills or experience: NEBOSH Certificate in Health and Safety (or equivalent) Experience undertaking risk assessments (including COSHH and PUWER) Good verbal and written communication skills Flexible & adaptable to changing work requirements This is an excellent opportunity for anyone with health and safety experience to develop your career. In return for your experience, this Coventry based powertrain consultancy 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 Health and Safety Advisor and you want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the Health and Safety Advisor role, please contact Paul Branton at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01268 455525.

Permanent / Coventry, West Midlands

Technical Buyer

Technical Buyer £Competitive plus benefits Thatcham Motorsport A Technical Buyer is required to purchase goods and services for motorsport and automotive projects. Candidates with experience of the purchasing of supplies and services including castings and sub contract would be well received. Due to increased workloads this company, an award-winning transmission technology specialist based in Thatcham requires a proactive Technical Buyer to create and complete strategic objectives aimed at reducing costs and improve operating efficiencies. As a Technical Buyer you will be required to undertake supplier management and development with key objectives to improve quality and delivery performance from suppliers including: Sourcing mechanical and proprietary goods and services, including general order administration and management Providing company wide support to all purchasing activity External & internal expediting Providing production planning input and support Assist with and ensure resolution of technical manufacturing queries Resolving quality or non-conformances issues with Quality Department Participate in concurrent engineering with designers/suppliers to aid DFM and lead-time reductions Carry out supplier performance management (Quality/Delivery/Cost) Carry out supplier selection and development Identify and participate in costing saving exercises The Technical Buyer should have the following skills or experience: Ideally CIPS qualified and educated to HND or equivalent Proven experience of sourcing mechanical components and sub-contract services Strong supplier performance management skills This is an excellent opportunity for anyone with automotive, motorsport or mechanical purchasing experience 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.

Permanent / Thatcham, Berkshire

Production Engineer

Production Engineer £Competitive plus benefits Thatcham Automotive / Motorsport A Production Engineer is required to provide support to the Advanced Engineering Group for motorsport and automotive projects. Candidates with experience of working directly with automotive OEM manufacturers would be well received. Due to increased workloads this company, an award-winning transmission technology specialist based in Thatcham requires a proactive Production Engineer to support assigned projects and advise the Advanced Engineering Group on Production Engineering issues. As a Production Engineer you will be required to design and create detail drawings of manufacturing tooling for assigned projects including: Apply cost effective manufacturing methods Attend formal design reviews Determine the engineering method for individual parts Determine and understand specific tooling requirements using customer drawings Advise on corrective action for manufacturing queries and non-conformance The Production Engineer should have the following skills or experience: Educated to a minimum of HND / HNC in an engineering related discipline Proven track record of production engineering Understanding of 3D modelling and engineering drawings Awareness of APQP process useful An understanding of transmission products is beneficial This is an excellent opportunity for anyone with manufacturing experience ideally within an automotive OEM or supplier 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 Production Engineer and you want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the Production Engineer role, please contact Paul Branton at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01268 455525.

Permanent / Thatcham, Berkshire

Grinding Manager

Grinding Manager £Competitive Thatcham Automotive A Grinding Manager is required with knowledge of CNC grinding. Candidates with experience within the mechanical/engineering industry would be well received. An award-winning transmission technology specialist based in Thatcham, requires a Workshop Manager with experience of managing resources including staff and machinery for a new permanent role in their Grinding Department. As a Grinding Manager you will be required to: Be responsible for, manage and be accountable for all activities of the Grinding department, including CNC, Manual and Jig Grinding To plan and manage the introduction of positive changes in the Grinding department improving performance through continuous process improvement and team building To ensure all delivery dates and on time delivery targets are met To ensure that all quality requirements are complied with and improvement targets are met To ensure that the department expenditure is kept within the budget The Grinding Manager should have the following skills or experience: Knowledge of CNC grinding and ability to implement changes Ability to problem solve and develop new processes Excellent management and team building Will need to be able to develop excellent working relationships at all levels of the company and engage easily. Enthusiastic and target driven who thrives in challenging environments with strong and natural leadership ability, can - do attitude, with energy and enthusiasm Strategic approach & planning and be able to deliver Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon. If you have knowledge CNC grinding and experience of leading a team and you want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the Workshop Manager role, please contact Paul Branton at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01268 455525.

Permanent / Thatcham, Berkshire

Project Engineer

Project Engineer £Competitive plus Car Hitchin Commercial Laundry Equipment A Project Engineer is required to undertake site visits, carry out survey and prepare equipment layout/installation drawings and ultimately plan and manage the project to completion. Candidates with a customer-centric approach, able to build relationships and ensure total customer satisfaction would be well received. Due to increased workloads this company, a global supplier of commercial laundry equipment based in Hitchin, requires a proactive Project Engineer to deliver equipment installation projects. As a Project Engineer you will be required to: Conduct a preliminary survey of the project, drawing up the plan of the initial proposal in AutoCAD, assessing the best layout of the machinery Carry out commercial plans (2D / 3D) Once the client has agreed to the project design, draw up plans of connections, specifying all the connections required to start up each machine (flow, pressure, heating, connection height and diameter, etc.), complementing this with installation documentation for each machine Draw up the electrical diagram with the electrical requirements (supply) of the machine, to be attached to the plan of connections Provide technical and installation data sheets for the machine, updating the different databases if necessary The Project Engineer should have the following skills or experience: Preferably degree qualified in an engineering discipline Use of AutoCAD Production of 2D and 3D layouts Dealing with enquiries from clients, engineers and installers regarding the different projects designed Team management skills (field and office based), along with good communication skills to enable interaction with multiple stakeholders and customers This is an excellent opportunity for anyone with a Capex Equipment or Building Services installation projects background to develop your career. In return for your experience, this Hitchin based global supplier of commercial laundry equipment will offer you: £Competitive Car Pension Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon. If you have experience as an Project Engineer and you want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the Project Engineer role, please contact Paul Branton at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01268 455525.

Permanent / Hitchin, Hertfordshire

Field Service Engineer

Field Service Engineer £Competitive Hitchin Laundry Equipment A Field Service Engineer is required with either a mechanical or electrical background to undertake preventative and reactive maintenance of laundry equipment on site at client locations. Candidates with experience of the equipment installation and maintenance would be well received. Due to consistent growth this company, a commercial and industrial laundry equipment manufacturer based in Hitchin, require a reliable Field Service Engineer to provide technical solutions to breakdowns and repairs. As a Field Service Engineer, you will be required to: Providing onsite support on the commissioning of the new machinery and new Industrial projects Servicing of commercial and industrial laundry equipment The Field Service Engineer should have the following skills or experience: Mechanical or Electrical experience Gas Safe qualified Maintenance and servicing skills Ideally, you will be 17th Edition qualified Experience working with commercial white goods would be highly desirable This is an excellent opportunity for anyone with maintenance and servicing skills to develop your career. In return for your experience, this Hitchin based commercial and industrial laundry equipment manufacturer will offer you: Competitive salary Company Van Pension, Private Medical Insurance, 25 Days Holiday + Bank Holidays Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon. If you want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the Field Service Engineer role, please contact Paul Branton at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01268 455525.

Permanent / Hitchin, Hertfordshire

Design Analyst

Design Analyst £Competitive Thatcham Motorsport A Design Analyst is required to provide verification on our client's products through analysis and to deliver engineering solutions to support those products. Candidates with experience of undertaking classical hand calculations to support design verification would be well received. Due to increased workloads this company, an award-winning transmission technology specialist based in Thatcham, requires a proactive Design Analyst to undertake Finite Element Analysis. As a Design Analyst you are required to: Analyse transmission systems using both in-house and proprietary software Carry out gear design using in-house and proprietary software Undertake bearing analysis using in-house and proprietary software Finite Element Analysis (FEA) using ANSYS to support design verification Manage and undertake component condition assessments and report findings Develop simulation tools for transmission systems Provide clear detailed reports for internal and external customers Establish, maintain and manage a strong working relationship with customers and suppliers Undertake basic CAD modelling and drafting using Siemens NX CAD to company standards and procedures The Design Analyst should have the following skills or experience: Degree qualified in mechanical engineering or relevant discipline Structural analysis Transmission system analysis, e.g. Romax, MASTA, KISSsoft or Dontyne, Analysis of rotating machinery Mathematical modelling and simulation; Gear design, Bearing analysis Siemens NX or similar CAD system ANSYS Mechanical or similar FEA package Ability to work calmly in a pressurized priority changing environment Ability to manage and prioritise your own workload Ability to work across multiple projects and prioritise accordingly This is an excellent opportunity for anyone with design analysis experience 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 Design Analyst and you want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the Design Analyst role, please contact Paul Branton at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01268 455525.

Permanent / Thatcham, Berkshire

Technical Sales Engineer

Technical Sales Engineer £Competitive plus benefits Thatcham Motorsport A Technical Sales Engineer is required to establish, maintain and manage a strong working relationship with new and existing motorsport customer. Candidates with experience of co-ordinating engineering, manufacturing and purchasing involvement in customer projects would be well received. Due to increased workloads this company, an award-winning transmission technology specialist based in Thatcham, requires a proactive Technical Sales Engineer to support the rapid growth of the business and strengthen the busy commercial department. As a Technical Sales Engineer you will be required to: Proactively pursue the generation of leads and subsequent quotations in assigned formula, both for core and complementary products Provide quotations and proposals in a timely manner Provide relevant commercial input into the creation and maintenance of project plans Detailed monitoring of project progress, including: Management of Cost (in conjunction with Cost Engineer) and margins against established businesses cases (where applicable) and ensure prompt delivery of quotations, orders and invoicing Quality - Project specification, ensuring what was ordered is delivered Timing - Ensuring project activities are completed in adherence to the project timing plan and customer schedules are achieved Project progress reporting, both internal and external The Technical Sales Engineer should have the following skills or experience: Studied either automotive or mechanical engineering either through an apprenticeship or at degree level Experience within motorsport, automotive or mechanical engineering Strong customer management and project management experience Knowledge of Microsoft office (Word, Excel and PowerPoint) is essential along with knowledge of business operating systems such as ERP/MRP Proficiency in written and spoken French, German or Italian would be desirable This is an excellent opportunity for anyone with an engineering and commercial background 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 Sales Engineer within motorsport, automotive or mechanical engineering 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.

Permanent / Thatcham, Berkshire

Manufacturing Engineer

Manufacturing Engineer £Competitive plus benefits Thatcham Automotive A Manufacturing Engineer is required to support manufacturing operations to deliver the production plan whilst resolving any barriers to production fulfilment. Candidates with awareness of APQP process according to automotive customer requirements would be well received. Due to increased workloads this company, an award-winning transmission technology specialist based in Thatcham, requires a proactive Manufacturing Engineer to enact change management and improvement to overall product quality using technical expertise to both mature and new products though the factory and to reduce Engineering support. As a Manufacturing Engineer you will be required to: Ensure the manufacturing schedule is achieved On Time In Full Determine corrective actions and enact change on current product as part of continuous improvement Model, create and amend CAD modelling and drafting on NX 3D CAD to Company standards and procedures Undertake revisions to the Engineering Method for production parts Advise corrective action to manufacture queries and non-conformance and provide feedback to Engineering as appropriate Maintain suitable issue control and Bill of Materials for the parts and projects and in a timely fashion The Manufacturing Engineer should have the following skills or experience: HNC/HND in an engineering discipline Good working knowledge of draughting standards, geometric tolerances and manufacturing methods Knowledge of DFMEA & use of DMAIC root cause analysis & improvement cycles Ability to work across multiple projects and prioritise accordingly Good numerical skills and an understanding of statistics Use of and understanding of A3 problem solving and Root cause analysis tools Competent CAD user, preferably NX & TeamCenter PLM This is an excellent opportunity for anyone with manufacturing engineering experience 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 Manufacturing Engineer and you want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the Manufacturing Engineer role, please contact Paul Branton at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01268 455525.

Permanent / Thatcham, Berkshire

Advanced Driver Assistance System (ADAS) Engineer

Advanced Driver Assistance System (ADAS) Engineer £Competitive plus benefits London Automotive An Engineer is required to be responsible for ADAS regulations, standards, policy and strategy in all relevant technical areas for the UK automotive industry, developing views and positions working with member companies, colleagues and stakeholders, and representing members' views to government and other stakeholders at UK, EU and UN level. Candidates with experience or a keen interest in ADAS would be well received. Due to increased workloads this employer, an automotive trade association based in London requires a proactive ADAS Engineer to provide technical liaison and support for customers. As an ADAS Engineer you will be required to: Provide accurate and effective advice, briefing and support to senior management, colleagues and members on Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) and vehicle braking dossiers and responsibilities and other projects as required The ADAS Engineer should have the following skills or experience: Degree qualified in an engineering discipline Proven professional experience in the automotive industry or relevant government departments, agency or sister industries Knowledge of ADAS such as: Automatically Commanded Steering Function (ACSF) Lane Keeping Assist Systems (LKAS) Automatic Parking and Intelligent Speed Adaptation (ISA) Vehicle braking - Braking system performance, including that of replacement components Type Approval - vehicle, system and component approval (type certification), and related subjects (e.g. Conformity of Production) This is an excellent opportunity for anyone with experience or an interest in ADAS to develop your career. In return for your experience, this London based automotive trade association will offer you: £Competitive Pension The role will require travel, both inside and outside of the UK, to attend meetings and conferences, sometimes at short notice. Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon. If you have experience as an ADAS Engineer and you want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the ADAS Engineer role, please contact Paul Branton at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01268 455525.

Permanent / City of Westminster, London

Electric Drive Systems Manager

Electric Drive Systems Manager Woking £Comp + Bens Automotive An Electric Drive Systems Manager is required to lead cross line projects for the Electric Drive Technology department. Candidates with experience in an OEM or tier one with a high level of electric drive systems technical knowledge would be well received. Due to increased workloads this company, a world renowned automotive manufacturer in Woking, requires a proactive Electric Drive Systems Manager to cover all projects from an advanced development stage before entering development for series production. As the Electric Drive Systems Manager you will be required to: Work with and support Electric Drive Technology Engineering Managers and Principal Engineers for roadmap based activity and maturing next generation technology Work closely with Vehicle line and Electric Drive leadership and other relevant stakeholders to define and implement goals for all projects under your responsibility Accountable for managing the full budget for the Platform across the Electric Drive department, including internal and external head count, tooling investment, D&D and BOM cost Relevant ISO26262 compliance is adhered to for key electric drive components Sign off design, technical specification and concept FMEAs to ensure all of the above targets are met The Electric Drive Systems Manager should have the following skills or experience: Ideally degree qualified in an engineering discipline Proven ability in an R&D project management Good understanding of Electric Drive control systems which include Battery Management Systems, Motor Control Units, DC/DC converter and Charger control systems, and their delivery to programs Knowledge of Electric Drive Simulation and Analysis tools and processes Sound commercial and financial awareness This is an excellent opportunity for anyone with previous experience in automotive product development or project leadership function experience to develop your career. In return for your experience, this Woking based automotive manufacturer 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 an Electric Drive Systems Manager and you want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the Electric Drive Systems Manager role, please contact Paul Branton at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01268 455525.

Permanent / Woking, Surrey

Quality Manager

Quality Manager £Competitive plus benefits Bishop's Stortford Landscape Maintenance Equipment A Quality Manager is required to ensure all manufactured and purchased products meet the agreed quality standards. Candidates with experience of driving supplier quality development would be well received. Due to increased workloads this company, a global leader in turf and landscape maintenance equipment based in Bishop's Stortford, requires a proactive Quality Manager to manage the quality function of lead the development and alignment of the quality function across the EMEA region. As a Quality Manager you will be required to: Management of the quality team, including departmental budgets, monthly reporting and annual planning requirements Manage the on-boarding of new suppliers to ensure suitability, sustainability and compliance Establish direct working relationships with key external supply base to ensure sustained continual improvement Collaborate with suppliers and identify improvement opportunities Lead/facilitate implementation of projects to improve quality/capability/productivity whilst reducing variability using six sigma methodology and lean techniques Lead performance improvement programmes to drive PPM below targets Oversee implementation of PPAP and other quality planning related activities at supplier The Quality Manager should have the following skills or experience: Degree qualified in an engineering discipline Driving supplier quality development with strong planning, analysis, and problem resolution tools such as SPC, PPAP or similar Skilled in the assessment of manufacturing processes Regular European travel (c30%) This is an excellent opportunity for anyone with quality management experience to develop your career. In return for your experience, this Bishop's Stortford based turf and landscape maintenance equipment manufacturer will offer you: £Competitive Pension Bonus Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon. If you have experience as a Senior Quality Engineer or Quality Manager and you want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the Quality Manager role, please contact Paul Branton at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01268 455525.

Permanent / Bishop's Stortford, Hertfordshire

Mechanical Design Engineer

Mechanical Design Engineer £Comp/Hr Basildon Automotive A Mechanical Design Engineer is required to undertake design and development of high value special purpose machinery for the automotive industry. Candidates competent in the use of Solidworks and the ability to understand and dimension with the use of geometrical tolerances would be well received. Due to increased workloads this company, a supplier of special purpose machinery based in Basildon, requires a proactive Mechanical Design Engineer to take designs from concept to completion and modify existing 3D designs. As a Mechanical Design Engineer you will be required to: Provide all necessary mechanical support needed in order to design and develop the company's products Generate assembly drawings Generate stocklists of deigned assemblies The Mechanical Design Engineer should have the following skills or experience: Preferably degree qualified in an engineering discipline Special purpose machine tool design in the automotive industry Strong 3D CAD (Solidworks) and 2D drawing skills Geometric dimensioning and tolerancing This is an excellent opportunity for anyone with mechanical design experience to develop your career. In return for your experience, this Basildon based Special Purpose Machinery supplier will offer you: £Comp/Hr Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon. If you have experience as a Mechanical Design Engineer and you want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the Mechanical Design Engineer role, please contact Paul Branton at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01268 455525.

Contract / Basildon, Essex

Mechanical Project Design Engineer

Mechanical Project Design Engineer Royston £Comp + Bens Automotive A Mechanical Project Design Engineer is required to deliver engineering solutions for new product, process and equipment introductions, with the aim of establishing safe, efficient and robust manufacturing processes. Candidates with experience of successful delivering engineering projects in an automatic manufacturing environment, with NPI or Industrialisation would be well received. Due to increased workloads this company, a world renowned automotive supplier in Royston, requires a proactive Mechanical Project Design Engineer to develop 3D models and 2D production drawings including final specifications, BOMs and costings of new products to ensure safe, high quality products. As a Mechanical Project Design Engineer you will be required to: Act as technical lead providing practical, creative and cost-effective solutions to design change / modification Support the project managers by delivering safe, efficient and robust engineering solutions for new product, process and equipment introductions Update the technical drawing database to ensure accuracy of files and maintain high standards of data integrity Liaise with production teams throughout the design process to evaluate the feasibility of production and assist with finding solutions to design. Conduct design reviews using DFMEA and DRBFM studies to identify the risks and formulate action and control plans. The Mechanical Project Design Engineer should have the following skills or experience: An Engineering HNC/HND in a mechanical/electrical discipline, or equivalent practical experience Experience using SolidWorks and AutoCAD or similar software The ability to lead and support projects in a multi-disciplinary and complex environment with up to date knowledge of Environmental, Health and Safety practices including COSHH, REACH and COMAH. Knowledge of Quality Management Systems ISO16949, ISO14001 and ISO18001. Experience in developing technical engineering solutions from concept in an automated environment Experience of conveyor systems, sensors, pneumatic or servo control, pipework & fittings would be an advantage. An understanding of Lean manufacturing practices and value stream mapping desired This is an excellent opportunity for anyone with a good knowledge of manufacturing methods of machined and fabricated parts to develop your career. In return for your experience, this Royston based automotive supplier 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 Mechanical Project Design Engineer and you want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the Mechanical Project Design Engineer role, please contact Paul Branton at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01268 455525.

Permanent / Royston, Hertfordshire

Heat Treatment Technician

Heat Treatment Technician £/hr Competitive plus benefits Thatcham Motorsport A Heat Treatment Technician is required that can demonstrate a knowledge of using atmospheric and vacuum heat treatment equipment, techniques and operating procedures working with a range of metals, particularly steel. Candidates with hands on experience of undertaking processes such as: case hardening, tempering and stress relieving would be well received. Due to increased workloads this company, an award-winning transmission technology specialist based in Thatcham, requires a proactive Heat Treatment Technician to undertake heat treatment to high levels of quality and to production schedules. The Heat Treatment Technician should have the following skills or experience: Demonstrable knowledge of atmospheric and vacuum heat treatment equipment, techniques and operating procedures Material coupon preparation, micro-section and hardness checking as well as operating procedures and effective jigging techniques Working with furnaces and other machinery, you will need to be aware of health and safety practices and procedures Working with other departments you will be required to advise Production Engineers on any tooling, jigs and fixtures you require, so good communication skills are a must This is an excellent opportunity for anyone with heat treatment experience to develop your career. In return for your experience, this Thatcham based transmission technology specialist will offer you: £/hr Competitive Pension Private Health Care Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon. If you have experience as a Heat Treatment Technician and you want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the Heat Treatment Technician role, please contact Paul Branton at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01268 455525

Permanent / Thatcham, Berkshire
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