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Paul Broadhead

Senior Consultant
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Paul specialises in the recruitment of procurement and supply chain professionals at all levels within the aerospace industry. From tactical purchasing to more strategic director level appointments, Paul is highly experienced in sourcing the best candidates for permanent and contract positions.

With over 35 years’ procurement and supply chain management experience at all levels in engineering and manufacturing industry sectors, he has spent the last 12 years working for OEM, tier 1, 2 and 3 companies in the aerospace and defence markets.  This experience affords Paul a unique understanding and consultative approach to the needs of both  clients and candidates.

Paul is a member of CIPS and The Institute of Production Control and has applied knowledge in lean manufacturing tools and techniques and joined Jonathan Lee Recruitment to bring the benefit of his aerospace industry knowledge to the existing team, supporting continued growth within this sector.

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International Bus. Dev. and Sales Manager

International Business Development and Sales Manager Salary: Competitive Location: Leicester An International Business Development and Sales Manager is required to create, identify, develop and close profitable new business within Middle East markets. Candidates with experience of B2B and B2C within high technology environments would be well received. A high technology company based in Leicester with strong potential growth, requires an outstanding and experienced International Business Development and Sales Manager who has experience as a campaign leader throughout pursuit, negotiation and contract signature of large scale programme values. As an International Business Development and Sales Manager you will be required to: - To take the lead in development of new sales and marketing plan to secure the company new orders pipeline and growth. - To take ownership of business opportunities into profitable orders that will ensure order intake and to achieve sustainable market growth. Work collaboratively and transparently with the key stakeholders and manage key market and customer relationships as well as with local partners. - To take ownership of his/her Order Intake forecast commitment in terms of time and value. - To comply with company processes and UK and International laws. - Leading the bidding processes within the internal team to build a winning proposal. As the International Business Development and Sales Manager, you should have the following skills or experience: - A Business Development & Sales professional who has experience of B2B and B2C business opportunities, including working with local business partners. - Proven experience as campaign leader throughout pursuit, negotiation and contract signature of large scale programmes value. - An effective team player who can interface at all levels within the organisation and who can operate successfully in a multi-disciplined and multi-cultural environment. - Adept at selling by building trusted customer relationships. - Relevant military/security knowledge with an understanding of the primary drivers, stakeholders and competitors would be highly advantageous. - Experience in operating in the Middle East would be highly advantageous. - Superior interpersonal and communication skills, presentation both written and verbal. - Motivated leader with strong ambition to build the company success. - Strategic thinker, Independent, self-motivated, Multi-tasking and dynamic leader. - Significant overseas traveling required. - Necessary Security clearance to perform the above tasks. This is an excellent opportunity for anyone with knowledge and experience of International Business Development and Sales Management within technology environments to develop your career. In return for your experience, this high technology company will offer you: - Competitive Salary. - Comprehensive Benefits, including a ‘9 day working fortnight’. Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon. If you have knowledge and experience of International Sales and Business Development and you want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the International Business Development and Sales Manager role, please contact Paul Broadhead at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384 446 155. 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 / Leicester

Despatch Co Ordinator

Logistics & Despatch Co-Ordinator Salary Range: Competitive Location: Knockloughrim Construction Industry A Logistics & Despatch Co-Ordinator is required for a Construction Industry company based in Knockloughrim, County Londonderry, you will be responsible for order processing and scheduling of vehicles. Candidates with experience of scheduling of vehicles and customer order processing within the Construction Industry would be well received. As a Logistics & Despatch Co-Ordinator. Operation of the Company’s computerised despatch systems Receive and process orders for stone, ready mixed and precast concrete & blacktop products Scheduling of vehicles on a daily basis Liaising with contract personnel to ensure efficient and timely deliveries Liaising with production facilities to ensure adequate supply of products Confirm and process invoices for cash sales Liaise with Credit Control Dept. regarding customer credit limits and prices Liaise with drivers regularly including coordinating tachograph management Liaise with customers regarding delivery dates, times and directions to site Liaise with sales staff Update delivery documentation on its return to office after delivery Follow up on sales leads Deal with enquiries effectively and efficiently Provide after sales support Any other duties as required Ensure compliance with the Company’s policies including Health & Safety Observe and comply with all good working practices within the office The Logistics & Despatch Co-Ordinator will have the following skills or experience: English & Maths GCSE (or equivalent) at grade C or above Working knowledge of Microsoft Office applications; Excel and Outlook in particular Excellent communication skills and an effective telephone manner Excellent planning and organisational skills, with the ability to prioritise and adapt approach to achieve effective outcomes Excellent time management skills, with the ability to deliver to tight deadlines Ability to work flexibly, on own initiative and as part of a team Ability to work to a high level of accuracy Proven problem-solving skills with a desire to get things done Reliable and dependable with a flexible approach to work and working hours Experience of working in a despatch office Have a good knowledge of the construction industry Hold a valid driving license This is an excellent opportunity for anyone with Logistics & Despatch experience within the construction industry. In return this construction company will offer you: Competitive salary Benefits. Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon. If you have knowledge of Logistics & Despatch from within Construction industry sectors and you want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the Logistics & Despatch Co-Ordinator role, please contact Paul Broadhead, paul.broadhead@jonlee.co.uk at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384 446155. 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 / Castledawson

Contracts Specialist

Contracts Specialist Salary Range: Competitive Location: Wolverhampton Global Aerospace and Defence. A Contracts Specialist is required for a Global Aerospace and Defence company based in Wolverhampton, you will be responsible for Contract life cycle management and have experience from within a highly regulated, high variation, manufacturing, hi tech environment. Candidates with experience of Contracts Management within a highly regulated, high variation, manufacturing and hi tech environment or Aerospace/Defence industry would be well received. This Aerospace/Defence company based in Wolverhampton requires a motivated, dynamic, detailed and driven Contracts Specialists who already has 2-5 years in the contracts/commercial function and are ready to take the next step both in the function and into a managerial position. As a Contracts Specialist you will be required to: Analysing terms and conditions within competitive and single source proposals from customers, articulating risks to leadership and bid team. Negotiating terms and conditions under guidance from the leadership team. Reviewing customer purchase orders to ensure compliance and consistency with the agreed terms. Preparing and submitting price quotations. Aspiring to leading a small team ensuring they have guidance, development and performance management. The Contracts Specialist will have the following skills or experience: Ideally a Bachelor’s degree or equivalent within business or contract law. Experience in negotiating and managing contracts with an understanding and application of key contract provisions. Ability to influence thinking or to convince others. Should be an articulate and persuasive style who can communicate effectively with all levels of seniority within the business, including key senior stakeholders. Knowledge and application of UK and US Government conditions, i.e. DEFCONs and FARs and DFARS Proven experience of using MRP and ERP systems, ideally SAP from order creation to close out Some foreign and domestic travel may be required to support customer meetings/negotiations Candidates will be required to obtain security clearance. This is an excellent opportunity for anyone with Contracts/Commercial management skills and experience within Aerospace/Defence environments. In return this Wolverhampton based, Aerospace company will offer you: Competitive salary Benefits. Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon. If you have knowledge of Contracts Management from within highly regulated/high tech industry sectors and you want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the Contracts Specialist role, please contact Paul Broadhead, paul.broadhead@jonlee.co.uk at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384 446155. 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

Procurement Specialist - Gloucester

Purchasing Specialist Salary: Competitive Location: Gloucester An experienced Purchasing Specialist is required to drive global supply chain management, plan and implement strategic initiatives that realise efficiency and operational savings. Candidates with experience of the Aerospace/Defence/IT industry sectors would be well received. This global company, based in Gloucester requires a dynamic and driven Purchasing Specialist with global strategic procurement experience. As the Purchasing Specialist you will be required to: Sourcing and Negotiation Supplier identification and development. Strategic and Analytical Technical buying. Supplier auditing. Contract management. Project and Risk Management. Working knowledge of modern MRP systems The Purchasing Specialist should have the following skills or experience: It is essential to the role that applicants must be eligible for security vetting Goal/Results driven with strong communication skills Personable and a Team player with a positive can-do attitude Good planning and organisational skills and Calm under pressure Experience of purchasing within Global Engineering or IT industry. In depth experience of managing a diverse supplier base in a technology led industry. Development of effective pricing strategies. Knowledge and demonstrable experience of introducing and implementing key procurement processes. Vendor Benchmarking Experience of providing procurement support within an Engineering environment. Knowledge of Import/Export regulations an advantage Relevant degree in supply chain management or Engineering/Scientific qualification with a Professional certification in Procurement. This is an excellent opportunity for anyone with Strategic Procurement knowledge and delivering global improvements. In return this Gloucester based Aerospace/Defence/Security company will offer you: Competitive salary and benefits 25 days holiday plus bank holidays and early finish on Friday’s Support for further education Competitive salary exchange pension scheme + life assurance The successful candidate will be required to obtain Security Clearance. Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon. If you have knowledge of Strategic Global Purchasing and you want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the Purchasing Specialist role, please contact Paul Broadhead at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384 446155. 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 / Gloucester

Strategic Buyer

Job title: Strategic Buyer Salary Range: Competitive Location: Milton Keynes A Strategic Buyer is required for a Rail Industry company based in Milton Keynes, you will be responsible for strategic commodity management and have experience from within a highly regulated high variation manufacturing environment. Candidates with experience of strategic buying within a heavy industry environment would be well received. This Rail industry company, offering complete life cycle capabilities based in Milton Keynes, requires a motivated, dynamic, detailed and driven Strategic Buyer. As the Strategic Buyer you will be required to: Be an expert in your assigned commodities, maintaining knowledge of market and industry trends, developing technologies and alternative sourcing options. Building partnerships with key suppliers, undertaking regular business reviews. Working closely with project teams to address emerging issues and act as an escalation point. Actively seeking cost savings and contributing to a cost savings database Anticipating and actively managing risk within the supply chain Developing and overhauling GRG strategic policies and initiatives with the Strategic Purchasing Manager and ensuring adherence Negotiation and contract management. Ensuring a value-based, life-cycle approach to sourcing and supplier selection Offering key support for emerging bids to the Commercial team Management of the mobilisation phase of projects Managing and reporting on key KPIs. Actively monitoring material spend versus budget for projects The Strategic Buyer will have the following skills or experience: Educated to Degree level or equivalent and/or Membership of the Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply (MCIPS) preferable. Minimum of 5 years’ experience in a manufacturing or Project based environment. Strategic commodity management skills A range of commodity experience. Strong analytical, planning and problem solving skills. Contract management and negotiation. Project management and presentation skills. Excellent attention to detail. This is an excellent opportunity for anyone with Strategic commodity management skills and experience within a manufacturing environment. In return this Milton Keynes based Rail Industry company will offer you: Competitive salary and benefits. Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon. If you have knowledge of Strategic Commodity Buying and you want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the Strategic Buyer role, please contact Paul Broadhead, paul.broadhead@jonlee.co.uk at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384 446155. 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 / Wolverton

Quality Technician

Job title: Quality Technician Salary Range: Competitive Location: Bedford A Quality Engineer is required to assist and support the quality department and associated processes. Candidates with experience of QMS within a manufacturing environment would be well received. This global company, based south of Bedford requires a meticulous and dynamic Quality Engineer with manufacturing experience. As a Quality Engineer you will be required to: Maintain the QMS and develop associated processes. Support Departments and Customers with quality concerns. Contribute to Continuous Improvement activities. The Quality Engineer should have the following skills or experience: Q Pulse software experience, trained in compiling FAIR’s, FMEA and SPC analysis. Proficient in Microsoft Office applications. 2 years in Quality engineering within manufacturing. Experience as inspector or test engineer. This is an excellent opportunity for anyone with knowledge of Quality requirements within EMS/electronic components. In return this Bedfordshire based Global Electronics company will offer you: Competitive salary Career development Benefits Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon. If you have knowledge of EMS Quality requirements and processes and you want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the Quality Engineer role, please contact Paul Broadhead at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384 446155. 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 / Bedford

Supplier Development Engineer

Job title: Supplier Development Engineer Salary Range: Competitive Location: Hamburg A Supplier Development Engineer is required to manage supplier development initiatives with key suppliers within Germany. Candidates with experience of Supplier continuous Improvement, problem solving and improving performance would be well received. This global Aerospace company, requires a detailed and outstanding Supplier Development Engineer who can strategically improve supplier operational performance from suppliers within Germany. As a Supplier Development Engineer you will be required to: Partner with key suppliers to pursue continuous improvement, problem solving, waste elimination with the objective of improving performance to the business units. Implement proactive and reactive strategies and tools to drive performance improvements in the supply base. Drive problem resolution process at supplier, incl. ability to lead problem solving teams. Drive problem resolution process at supplier, incl. ability to lead problem solving teams Provide supplier quality and delivery oversight, analysis, and performance tracking Lead the implementation of quality clinics and supplier gold at suppliers Perform capacity assessments at Suppliers on behalf of the business units. Develop and execute action plans to address opportunities in supply base Analyse strategic quality and delivery performance data Report results to the internal customers at various levels of the organisation. involve internal customers in problem resolution when needed. Contribute to the advancement of tools and techniques in the Supplier Performance teams. As a Supplier Development Engineer, you should have the following skills or experience: 4 - 6 years experience minimum in manufacturing, quality or engineering ACE or equivalent certification in Six Sigma and/or Lean preferred Significant experience in manufacturing and quality operations Experience with assessing supplier capability, applying lean manufacturing and value stream mapping Experience with Advanced Quality Planning tools (such as FMEAs, Control Plans, PPAPs, etc), and ability to assure implementation within the supply base Experience with capacity analysis and production readiness tools. Demonstrated ability to manage and complete multiple projects and objectives, simultaneously Demonstrated ability to work under different time lines and to manage in parallel short term imperatives and long term strategies Strong problem solving and analytical skills and ability to influence individuals and groups Excellent interpersonal, communication, presentation and facilitation skills Experience with ISO-9001 and/or AS9100 requirements; QS9000, ISO13485, TS-16949, a plus Knowledge of theory and application of statistical concepts In depth knowledge of quality systems, policies, procedures, and ability to apply them to supplier requirements Frequent travel requirement to suppliers Language English / German : Professional. Resident in Germany. This is an excellent opportunity for anyone with knowledge and experience of Supplier improvement and development within Aerospace supply chain to develop your career. In return for your experience, this Aerospace high technology company will offer you: Competitive Salary. Comprehensive Benefits. Career development. Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon. If you have knowledge and experience of Supplier improvement and development and you want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the Supplier Development Engineer role, please contact Paul Broadhead at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on paul.broadhead@jonlee.co.uk or call 0044 1384 446 155. 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 / Dusseldorf
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