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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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Delivery Assurance Field Rep.

Job title: Delivery Assurance Field Representative Salary Range: Competitive Location: Dusseldorf A Delivery Assurance Field Representative is required to improve supplier delivery commitments from suppliers within Germany. Candidates with experience of working with suppliers and communicating improved delivery commitments within manufacturing highly regulated environments would be well received. This global Aerospace company, requires a detailed and outstanding Delivery Assurance Field Representative who can improve and communicate supplier delivery commitments from suppliers within Germany. As a Delivery Assurance Field Representative you will be required to: Work with suppliers in the region to improve supplier delivery commits in order to achieve improved delivery to operations. Work with suppliers to provide Line of Balance for critical deliveries, and WIP trackers as needed to support such deliveries. Expedite critical parts out of suppliers. Work with BUs to understand critical parts impact, and status at suppliers. Communicate critical parts status using LOB and WIP Tracker to BU Operations and leadership. Drive delivery improvement plans such as overdue reduction, and buffer compliance. Work with supplier to expedite at Outside Processing Houses as needed. Work with BU to Eliminate risks and roadblocks such us outstanding SRIs, CADs, and FAIs that prevent suppliers from meeting performance targets, and escalate as needed. Participate in or lead process improvement projects to streamline Supplier Performance Operations. As a Delivery Assurance Field Representative, you should have the following skills or experience: Bachelor's degree in Operations, Supply Chain, Engineering, or other Business related field Minimum 3 years of experience in Engineering/Supply Chain/Manufacturing or related area with a continued proven track record of performance achievement, and growth with increased level of responsibility in an operations environment Experience in working with suppliers Able to work in a fast paced environment and still succeed. Knowledge of supply chain management in the Aerospace organisation Project/program Management Ability to lead in a collaborative team environment Travel Requirement: 90% 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, including a company car. 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 Delivery Assurance Field Representative role, please contact Paul Broadhead at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 0044 1384 446 155.

Permanent / Düsseldorf, Nordrhein-Westfalen

Delivery Assurance Field Rep

Job title: Delivery Assurance Field Representative Salary Range: Competitive Location: Milan A Delivery Assurance Field Representative is required to improve supplier delivery commitments from suppliers within Italy. Candidates with experience of working with suppliers and communicating improved delivery commitments within manufacturing highly regulated environments would be well received. This global Aerospace company, requires a detailed and outstanding Delivery Assurance Field Representative who can improve and communicate supplier delivery commitments from suppliers within Italy. As a Delivery Assurance Field Representative you will be required to: Work with suppliers in the region to improve supplier delivery commits in order to achieve improved delivery to operations. Work with suppliers to provide Line of Balance for critical deliveries, and WIP trackers as needed to support such deliveries. Expedite critical parts out of suppliers. Work with BUs to understand critical parts impact, and status at suppliers. Communicate critical parts status using LOB and WIP Tracker to BU Operations and leadership. Drive delivery improvement plans such as overdue reduction, and buffer compliance. Work with supplier to expedite at Outside Processing Houses as needed. Work with BU to Eliminate risks and roadblocks such us outstanding SRIs, CADs, and FAIs that prevent suppliers from meeting performance targets, and escalate as needed. Participate in or lead process improvement projects to streamline Supplier Performance Operations. As a Delivery Assurance Field Representative, you should have the following skills or experience: Bachelor's degree in Operations, Supply Chain, Engineering, or other Business related field Minimum 3 years of experience in Engineering/Supply Chain/Manufacturing or related area with a continued proven track record of performance achievement, and growth with increased level of responsibility in an operations environment Experience in working with suppliers Able to work in a fast paced environment and still succeed Knowledge of supply chain management in the Aerospace organisation Project/program Management Ability to lead in a collaborative team environment Travel Requirement: 90% Language English / German : Professional. Resident in Italy. This is an excellent opportunity for anyone who is resident in Italy 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, including a company car. 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 Delivery Assurance Field Representative role - Italy, please contact Paul Broadhead at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 0044 1384 446 155.

Permanent / Milan, Italy

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 0044 1384 446 155.

Permanent / Hamburg, Germany

Supplier Development Engineer

Job title: Supplier Development Engineer Salary Range: Competitive Location: Turin A Supplier Development Engineer is required to manage supplier development initiatives with key suppliers within Italy. Candidates with experience of Supplier continuous Improvement, problem solving and improving supplier 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 Italy. 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. 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 Italy. 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 0044 1384 446 155.

Permanent / Turin, Italy

Procurement Manager

Job title: Procurement Manager Salary Range: Competitive Location: Wolverhampton An exceptional Procurement Manager is required to negotiate the lowest total acquisition costs for components, materials, OEM products, services and other consumable items without reducing quality or service levels. Candidates with experience of managing a Procurement department within a manufacturing and OEM purchasing environment would be well received. This Wolverhampton based company, requires a detailed and outstanding Procurement Manager who can improve the Procurement activities and contribute to the day to day running of the company. As the Procurement Manager you will be required to: Negotiate the lowest total acquisition costs for components, materials, OEM products, services and other consumable items. Maintaining agreed levels of product, delivery performance and customer satisfaction. Identify any improvements that will improve quality, reduce cost or help in the overall effectiveness of the Company Work with suppliers to provide Line of Balance for critical deliveries, and WIP trackers as needed to support such deliveries. Expedite critical parts out of suppliers. Maintain the agreed stock turns by negotiating J.I.T. deliveries from blanket orders, fulfilling Production & After-Sales requirements, through a defined S.O.P. To support and give guidance to members of staff who have a responsibility to order goods setting clear procedures and rules which would conform to the company's ethics policies. As the Procurement Manager you should have the following skills or experience: Procurement/Supply Chain qualification Minimum 3 years of experience in Engineering/Supply Chain/Manufacturing environments. Experience in supplier contracts and negotiation. Experience of buying from OEM suppliers. Operating to KPI's and development of continuous improvement plans. This is an excellent opportunity for anyone with knowledge and experience of Procurement Management within engineering/manufacturing to develop your career. In return for your experience, this Wolverhampton based 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 Procurement within an engineering/manufacturing environment and you want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the Procurement Manager role, please contact Paul Broadhead at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 0044 1384 446 155.

Permanent / Wolverhampton, West Midlands

Delivery Assurance Field Rep. UK

Job title: Delivery Assurance Field Representative Salary Range: Competitive Location: Wolverhampton A Delivery Assurance Field Representative is required to improve supplier delivery commitments from suppliers within the UK. Candidates with experience of working with suppliers and communicating improved delivery commitments within manufacturing highly regulated environments would be well received. This global Aerospace company, requires a detailed and outstanding Delivery Assurance Field Representative who can improve and communicate supplier delivery commitments from suppliers within the UK. As a Delivery Assurance Field Representative you will be required to: Work with suppliers in the region to improve supplier delivery commits in order to achieve improved delivery to operations. Work with suppliers to provide Line of Balance for critical deliveries, and WIP trackers as needed to support such deliveries. Expedite critical parts out of suppliers. Work with BUs to understand critical parts impact, and status at suppliers. Communicate critical parts status using LOB and WIP Tracker to BU Operations and leadership. Drive delivery improvement plans such as overdue reduction, and buffer compliance. Work with supplier to expedite at Outside Processing Houses as needed. Work with BU to Eliminate risks and roadblocks such us outstanding SRIs, CADs, and FAIs that prevent suppliers from meeting performance targets, and escalate as needed. Participate in or lead process improvement projects to streamline Supplier Performance Operations. As a Delivery Assurance Field Representative, you should have the following skills or experience: Bachelor's degree in Operations, Supply Chain, Engineering, or other Business related field Minimum 3 years of experience in Engineering/Supply Chain/Manufacturing or related area with a continued proven track record of performance achievement, and growth with increased level of responsibility in an operations environment Experience in working with suppliers Able to work in a fast paced environment and still succeed Knowledge of supply chain management in the Aerospace organisation Project/program Management Ability to lead in a collaborative team environment Travel Requirement: 90% Language English / German : Professional. Resident in the UK. 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, including a company car. 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 Delivery Assurance Field Representative role, please contact Paul Broadhead at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 0044 1384 446 155.

Permanent / Wolverhampton, West Midlands

Senior Materials Engineer - Wolverhampton

Job title: Senior Materials Engineer Salary Range: Competitive Location: Wolverhampton A Senior Materials Engineer is required with detailed knowledge of Metal Alloys, Heat Treatment and Special Processes. Candidates with experience and in-depth knowledge of Aerospace metals, NADCAP and AMS2750 would be well received. An Aerospace company based in Wolverhampton, requires a Senior Materials Engineer who can provide and act a materials consultant to the organisation. As the Senior Materials Engineer, you will be required to: Provide Heat Treatment and Special Process technical support. Provide technical support, advise, link into design, manufacturing, supply chain and wider group companies. The Senior Materials Engineer should have the following skills or experience: Technical specialists in a heat treatment and specialist environment. Experience of chemical and metallurgy within Aerospace or similar environment. Provide solutions to related problems. Specify, modify and improve materials and processes. Ability to analyse and interpret engineering concepts with regards to the choice of metals and processes. Act as Materials Consultant on questions related to mechanical and physical properties, particularly metal alloys. Lead NADCAP and other 3rd party audit preparations and support REACh and other legal registration. Perform metallurgical failure and post-test analysis. Degree qualified in Metallurgy, Materials, Chemical Processing or equivalents. This is an excellent opportunity for anyone with knowledge of Materials, Heat treatment and special processing to develop your career. In return for your experience, this Wolverhampton based Aerospace 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 of Materials in an aerospace and/or safety critical demanding environment and you want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the Senior Materials Engineer role, please contact Paul Broadhead at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384 446 155.

Permanent / Wolverhampton, West Midlands

International Marketing and Business Development Manager

Job title: International and Business Development Manager Salary Range: Competitive Location: Leicester An International and Business Development Manager is required to pursue new markets, opportunities and leads in International markets. Candidates with experience of International defence markets within high technology environments would be well received. A technology company based in Leicester with strong potential growth, requires an outstanding and experienced International and Business Development Manager who can build pipeline opportunities, lead marketing campaigns and lead the bidding process. As an International Marketing and Business Development Manager you will be required to: Build pipeline for potential opportunities through business development activities. Understand customer sales process and identify key decision makers. Lead Marketing campaigns in several regions from marketing phase, business capture, biding, negotiation and up to contract signature. Building and maintaining strong relationships with potential customers. Develop partnerships with potential local partners. Lead the bidding process with internal teams to build a winning proposal. As an International and Business Development Manager, you should have the following skills or experience: Minimum 5 years proven record of accomplishments in defence marketing roles in international markets, preferably in non-western countries. Good understanding of technologies within the defence market (preferably operational experience) Understanding of processes and decision-making mechanisms in large enterprises. Developing and working with local business partners. Superior interpersonal and communications skills, presentation written and verbal. Excellent knowledge in all areas of business operations. Motivated leader with strong ambition. Independent, self-motivated, multi-tasking and dynamic leader. Bachelor or master's degree (Marketing and/or BD will be an advantage). Significant oversees travel will be required. UK (preferred) or EU citizenship, SC clearance will be required. Engineering and /or military experience preferred. This is an excellent opportunity for anyone with knowledge and experience of International Marketing and Business Development within defence and technology environments to develop your career. In return for your experience, this defence/high technology company will offer you: Competitive Salary. Comprehensive Benefits, including a '9 day working fortnight. Career development. Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon. If you have knowledge and experience of International Marketing and Business Development and you want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the International Marketing and Business Development Manager role, please contact Paul Broadhead at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384 446 155.

Permanent / Leicester, Leicestershire

Data Analyst

Job title: Data Analyst Salary Range: Competitive Location: Dudley A leading Aerospace Company requires a Data Analyst with excellent MS Excel skills and inventory management experience. Candidates with experience gained within Aerospace/distribution planning would be well received. Due to growth this company, a leading global aerospace company based in Dudley, requires a detailed and robust Data Analyst with multi-site inventory experience for a new permanent role. As the Data Analyst, you will be required to: Analyse inventory to understand provision requirements and excess stock. With the Quality Department resolve product quality issues. Compile reports and KPI monitoring. Optimise inventory levels to support service levels and increase cash flow. The Data Analyst should have the following skills or experience: Knowledge and demonstrated experience of ERP/DRP forecasting systems. Data analyst tools and techniques. Operated in a multi-location Aerospace/distribution environment. Bachelor degree or equivalent combination of experience and education. Excellent communication and organisation skills. Must be able to multi-task with attention to detail. Excellent MS Office skills - essential. This is an excellent opportunity for anyone with knowledge of Inventory and Distribution Management within an Aerospace/Distribution environment to develop your career. In return for your experience, this Dudley based Aerospace company will offer you: Competitive Salary, plus bonus. Comprehensive Benefits. Career Development. Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon. If you have knowledge of Data Analyst, Inventory and Distribution Management and you want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the Data Analyst role, please contact Paul Broadhead at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384 446 155.

Permanent / Dudley, West Midlands

Quality Inspector

Job title: Quality Inspector Salary Range: Competitive Location: Sheffield A Quality Inspector is required with CMM and inspection methodology skills. Candidates with CMM and traditional/advanced inspection tools and techniques experience and NCR processes knowledge within an Aerospace or similar low volume, high value, highly regulated manufacturing environment would be well received. Due to expansion this Aerospace company based in Sheffield, requires an enthusiastic and self-motivated Quality Inspector who can inspect machined and fabricated parts and assemblies. Working within the Quality team, you will be required to: Carry out visual inspection. Use a range of inspection tools and techniques Conversant with both traditional and advanced Inspection/Quality techniques and tools. Inspect within a Goods Inwards department including checking documents. Operate CMM. Support the NCR process. Communicate internally and externally. As a Quality Inspector you should have the following skills or experience: Goods Inwards experience. Manual and CMM Techniques. Conversant with traditional and advanced Inspection/Quality Techniques and tools. Review of C of C and similar conformance documents. NCR process. Good communicator and ability to liaise with suppliers and customers. Knowledge of 5 s PFMEA , SPC MSA, and continuous improvement tools would be advantageous. This is an excellent opportunity for anyone with knowledge of Quality Inspection in a low volume, high value, highly regulated manufacturing environment to develop your career. In return for your experience, this Sheffield based Aerospace 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 of Quality Inspection and you want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the Quality Inspector role, please contact Paul Broadhead at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384 446 155.

Permanent / Rotherham, South Yorkshire

NPI Cost Engineer - Germany

NPI Cost Engineer - Permanent Salary Range: Competitive Location: Munich - Germany Pioneering Aerospace Company An NPI Cost Engineer is required with outstanding NPI, process and manufacturing analytical skills. Candidates with experience and in-depth knowledge of costing concept component designs, creating and implementing cost models for composites or interior trim or metallic or electronics and electric components would be well received. A pioneering Aerospace company based in Munich, Germany requires a meticulous and detailed NPI Cost Engineer to produce cost models from concept designs including benchmark analysis with comparable products. As an NPI Cost Engineer, you will be required to: Define cost targets across the entire value stream and support the production and strategic supply chain set up. Drive design to cost initiatives and monitor development against cost targets Support development and setting of company-wide standards for cost and value engineering. Create component and product cost models from concept designs. The NPI Cost Engineer should have the following skills or experience: Strong understanding of manufacturing processes for composites/interior trim/metallic/electric and electronic components. Background in automotive, aerospace or comparable manufacturing fields. Relevant Engineering/Engineering Management/degree or comparable. Fluent in English, German is a plus This is an excellent opportunity for anyone with knowledge of NPI, concept design costing and manufacturing processes for composites/interior trim/metallic/electric and electronic components to develop your career. In return for your experience, this Munich based pioneering Aerospace company will offer you: Competitive Salary. Comprehensive Benefits. Career development. Relocation package. Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon. If you have knowledge of NPI, concept design costing, supplier and manufacturing process costs and you want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the NPI Cost Engineer role, please contact Paul Broadhead at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384 446155.

Permanent / Munich, Bayern

Quality Engineer

Job title: Quality Engineer Salary Range: Competitive Location: Bedford A Quality Engineer is required to assist and support the quality department and associated processes. Candidates with experience of EMS and Electronic components would be well received. This global company, based south of Bedford requires a meticulous and dynamic Quality Engineer with EMS 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: Electronics background, preferably IPC 610 trained. Q Pulse software experience, trained in compiling FAIR's, FMEA and SPC analysis. Proficient in Microsoft Office applications. 2 years in Quality engineering within electronics 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.

Permanent / Bedford, Bedfordshire

Senior Commercial Officer

Job title: Senior Commercial Officer Salary Range: Competitive Location: Wimborne A Senior Commercial Officer is required with Commercial and Contract Management skills within an international arena. Candidates with experience and in-depth knowledge of international contracts, commercial and risk management within a defence, highly regulated, safety critical, high- technology environment would be well received. A leading supplier of critical solutions company based in Wimborne, requires a Senior Commercial Officer who can provide commercial support throughout the organisation. As the Senior Commercial Officer, you will be required to: Supporting or leading bid preparation activities and ensuring proposals are submitted on time. Acting as prime commercial contact with customers/potential customers and maintaining positive customer relations. Organising and leading internal governance reviews to submit customer proposals for Bid Approval Committee review. The preparation of all commercial aspects of complex proposals. The negotiation of contracts and agreements including complex terms and conditions of sale. Providing commercial support to other functions within the organisation. Maximising margins and ensuring the company's position is protected in terms of legalities and liabilities. As the Senior Commercial Officer, you should have the following skills or experience: Degree or equivalent experience in law/business Broad contract law knowledge Experience of managing and advising on commercial and business risk Combines experience, intuition and strategic thinking to make considered judgements about the overall impact on the business and people, including potential threats International commercial awareness highly desirable UK MoD & US DoD contracts knowledge would be an advantage This is an excellent opportunity for anyone with knowledge and experience of Commercial and Contract Management to develop your career. In return for your experience, this Wimborne based Defence/Aerospace 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 Commercial and Contract Management and you want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the Senior Commercial Officer role, please contact Paul Broadhead at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384 446 155.

Permanent / Wimborne, Dorset

Commercial Manager

Job title: Commercial Manager Salary Range: Competitive Location: Bournemouth A Commercial Officer is required with Negotiation, Commercial and Contract Management skills. Candidates with experience and in-depth knowledge of negotiation, contracts, commercial and risk management within a defence, highly regulated, safety critical, high-technology environments would be well received. A leading supplier of critical solutions company operating at Bournemouth Airport, requires a Commercial Officer who can provide commercial support throughout the organisation. As a Commercial Officer, you will be required to: Leading and directing negotiations on contractual Terms and Conditions with new and existing customers, minimising liability for the Company, and maximising profit Specific responsibility for a portfolio of contracts Liaising with the Value Stream colleagues and customers during the preparation of bids and quotations to ensure a speedy response to enquiries likely to lead to contract award Managing the Company Tender Vetting and Contract Acceptance approvals Identifying and addressing contract changes, and settling all liability issues affecting operations, as they arise Providing advice to the value stream on the best commercial practices to be adopted to achieve their business objectives Summarising key Terms and Conditions, risk and reward for presentation to broader audiences Ensuring compliance with Divisional and Corporate Frame Work and Contract Policy Any other duties that are reasonably requested by management within the capability of the incumbent. Operate in accordance with the SHE Technical standards. Identify where the SHE Technical Standards are applicable to appointed operations/tasks and apply safe systems of work identified As a Commercial Officer, you should have the following skills or experience: Combines experience, intuition and strategic thinking to make considered judgements about the overall impact on the business and people, including of potential threats Has experience of managing commercial risk Creates an environment in which issues are recognised, accepted and resolved Has a high level of gravitas and commands respect Has broad business awareness enabling an appropriate contribution at a senior level Degree calibre with 10 years relevant experience Proven relevant experience gained in a commercial discipline in a high-tech industry, ideally within the aerospace/defence/manufacturing sector Knowledge and experience of identifying, vetting and managing Intermediaries and advisors. This is an excellent opportunity for anyone with knowledge and experience of Commercial and Contract Management to develop your career. In return for your experience, this Aerospace 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 Commercial and Contract Management and you want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the Commercial Manager role, please contact Paul Broadhead at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384 446 155.

Permanent / Bournemouth, Dorset

Senior Commercial Officer

Job title: Senior Commercial Officer Salary Range: Competitive Location: Lincoln A Senior Commercial Officer is required with Commercial and Contract Management skills. Candidates with experience and in-depth knowledge of contracts, commercial and risk management within a defence, highly regulated, safety critical, high-technology environments would be well received. A leading supplier of critical solutions company operating at RAF Waddington, requires a Senior Commercial Officer who can lead and provide commercial support. As the Senior Commercial Officer, you will be required to: Support to business win process through arranging quotations and support negotiation of contracts & agreements within area of responsibility Identify commercial risks and mitigation's Compliance with Contract Policy Implementation of Group policies & procedures which relate to Commercial, Contracts & Legal function Contract review, acceptance & order acknowledgement Contract administration & Point of Contact for customer enquiries Support the creation of flow down terms & conditions for Operations & Supplier Management Develop relationships with internal and external customers Management of customer claims Create contract summaries for management Preparation of inputs and support to Tender Vets and Life Cycle Management Reviews Manage the engagement of intermediaries in compliance with the Distributor/ Re-seller Engagement Policy and Advisor Engagement Policy Change management Co-operate with management to meet the employer's legal duties and take reasonable care of their own health and safety and that of others who may be affected by their acts or omissions. As the Senior Commercial Officer, you should have the following skills or experience: Degree or equivalent experience. Minimum 4 years experience. Broad contract law knowledge. IT literate. Experience of managing and advising on commercial and business risk. Combines experience and intuition to make considered judgements about the overall impact on the business Experience in a defence contracting environment would be an advantage. UK MoD contracts knowledge would be an advantage. This is an excellent opportunity for anyone with knowledge and experience of Commercial and Contract Management to develop your career. In return for your experience, this Aerospace 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 Commercial and Contract Management and you want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the Senior Commercial Officer role, please contact Paul Broadhead at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384 446 155.

Permanent / Lincoln, Lincolnshire

Supplier Quality Engineer

Job title: Supplier Quality Engineer Salary Range: Competitive Location: Wimborne A leading supplier of critical control solutions is seeking a Supplier Quality Engineer to be responsible for Supplier Quality performance, driving root cause analysis and the on-going development of increased supplier capability. In addition, you will be establishing and developing a supplier approval system, conducting audits and ensuring adherence to Quality Management System requirements. Finally, you will establish quality standards for suppliers who are providing materials per specifications. Key responsibilities: Support the delivery of conforming products to support the business requirements Drive supplier non-conformance management and Root Cause Analysis Develop suppliers to more effectively support in terms of cost, quality and timeliness; Drive supplier quality management in line with company control procedures, and relevant regulatory standards e.g. AS/EN 9100 Ensure quality assurance for new and existing suppliers through audits, source inspections, First Article Inspection sign-off and change control process management Effective flow down of quality requirements to suppliers throughout the product life cycle. Development of supplier capability via strategic and tactical improvement activities Conduct supplier site visits to observe and report on quality systems and material manufacture processes in support of ongoing supplier monitoring Analyse, track and report discrepancies and corrective actions taken when vendor products are rejected/returned on receipt or failure post acceptance Prepare documentation for inspection / test procedures Participate in First Article Inspections at Suppliers Participate in Continuous Improvement Projects Key skills and qualifications: Previous experience as a Supplier Quality Engineer within a technology company (ideally mechanical/aerospace) Experience working in a supply chain organisation Proven experience of driving root cause corrective / preventive action with Suppliers Proven background in Quality Assurance and thorough understanding of quality tools and techniques including auditing Good technical mechanical and / or electronics engineering knowledge and the ability to read engineering drawings Understanding of key quality standards such as AS/EN 9100 and NADCAP Good technical engineering knowledge and ability to read engineering drawings Supplier relationship management This is a permanent role based in Wimborne, Dorset and will require 25% travel to suppliers mainly UK based. This is an excellent opportunity for anyone with knowledge of Supplier Development to develop your career. In return for your experience, this Wimborne based 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 of Supplier Quality Development and you want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the Supplier Quality Engineer role, please contact Paul Broadhead at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384 446 155.

Permanent / Wimborne, Dorset

Commercial Manager

Aerospace and Defence - Competitive - Permanent - Leicestershire A Commercial Manager is required to join the Commercial Team within a market leading Innovative Defence Systems Company. The Commercial Manager will report to the Commercial Executive and will be responsible for leading the negotiation and management of the contractual interfaces with customers and major subcontractors. Commercial Manager - Key responsibilities and leading in the following areas Liaison with national and international customers and suppliers on contract terms Negotiation of contracts and change proposals Maintenance of contract baseline including terms and conditions Flow down of commercial requirements for subcontracts Preparation of Cost models for different types of programmes Major programmes pricing Preparation of competitive price proposals Preparation of competitive bidding for subcontracts Progress invoices and payments Advise programme team of legal and commercial obligations Ensure compliance with import and export control regulations (including ITAR and EAR) Managing subcontractors Knowledge and skills required Relevant knowledge of legal and contractual obligations. Education to a degree level with International Commercial Law. Proven experience within an industry similar position with emphasis on high value local and international contracts - essential Proven successful experience in leading negotiation of complex contracts - essential Strong business and commercial acumen - essential Proven experience in major programmes pricing and winning price proposal preparation - essential Ability to work independently and as part of a multi-cultural / multinational team environment. Excellent written and verbal communication skills - essential Knowledge of import and export control regulations (including ITAR and EAR). Flexible approach to working hours. Excellent ability to quickly build both internal and external successful business relationships. Extensive travel and working in locations across the UK. Also, some overseas travel. Extensive knowledge and experience of Microsoft Office packages (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Microsoft Outlook) Strong organisational skills with the ability to multi-task and deliver on tight time frames. Relevant experience in large development and procurement programmes. UK MOD procurement conditions. **Security Clearance will be required for this role and therefore only applications from candidates able to obtain this will be considered** Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon. If you have knowledge of international contact negotiation and management and you want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the Commercial Managers role, please contact Paul Broadhead at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384 446 155.

Permanent / Leicestershire, England
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