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Peter Heap

Principal Consultant
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Peter specialises in the recruitment of highly skilled engineers and managers for the defence and engineering industries. From shop floor to director level appointments, Peter is highly experienced in sourcing the best candidates for permanent and contract positions.

Having worked as a senior engineer in the Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers for 20 years, Peter has an in-depth understanding of both client and candidate needs. His experience and knowledge of the defence industry, coupled with the time he has spent in recruitment, enables him to find the best talent the market has to yield.

Peter approaches each assignment with drive and enthusiasm, and prides himself on offering an outstanding, quality service. His honest, attentive and consultative approach provides an empathetic, yet efficient process which is appreciated by clients and candidates.

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RMS Technical Specialist Safety Engineer

RMS Technical Specialist Safety - Gloucestershire - Permanent - Aero + Defence An RMS Technical Specialist Safety is required to join an innovative Aero + Defence Systems company on Permanent basis that specialises in advanced products primarily for the Defence and Aerospace industry. The RMS Technical Specialist Safety will provide technical expertise to support the optimisation of systems and equipment reliability, maintainability and safety parameters. The RMS Technical Specialist Safety will proactively influence the development of products to ensure Safety, Testability and that the R&M principles are implemented and integrated. Responsibilities of the RMS Technical Specialist Safety Provide technical supervision and management of contractor safety, reliability and supportability deliverables Understand and apply the principles of Safety, Reliability, Maintainability and Testability Engineering in accordance with military and civilian standards, directives and requirements for example: Def. Stan's, MIL-STD, ARP 4761/4754 Identify and analyse Safety, Testability, R&M requirements from customers Generation of Safety, Reliability, Maintainability, Testability and Supportability plans and case reports Safety and Reliability & Maintainability analysis FMECA and Fault Tree Analysis (FTA) as part of the design and development Provide guidance for design for safety, reliability, maintainability and testability Influence the design and development of engineering solutions to be safe Conduct/co-ordinate Safety, R&M and Supportability reviews of supplier docs Identify and agree Safety and Supportability requirements from international legislation, directives and standards that may be outside of the project scope Technical Requirements of the RMS Technical Specialist Safety Degree or HNC educated in an engineering or science discipline A background in electronics would be a distinct advantage Understanding of product development lifecycle and associated requirements Understands the importance of delivery performance to cost and schedule Experience and understanding of product development practices to ISO9001 & AS9100 Quality standards Understanding of product development lifecycle and associated requirements Understands the importance of delivery performance to cost and schedule Experience and understanding of product development practices and Quality standards Understanding and experience of data capture in terms of Technical Publications Knowledge of Training, Integrated Logistics Support (ILS), Logistic Support Analysis (LSA) Understanding and experience of data capture in terms of Technical Publications, Training, Integrated Logistics Support (ILS), Logistic Support Analysis (LSA) and WLC/LCC Experience of identifying Programme and Customer Related Supportability requirements Some experience of Mechanical Engineering Development Security Clearance will be required for this role due to the nature of the products and the Industry sectors involved. If interested in this RMS Technical Specialist Safety, then please contact Peter Heap at Jonathan Lee Recruitment by calling my direct line on +44 (0) 1384 446102 or apply directly. Alternatively, please send suitable MS Word Format CV's directly to this Email for review.

Permanent / Gloucestershire, England

Senior Safety Engineer

Senior Safety RMS Engineer - Gloucestershire - Permanent - Aero + Defence A Senior Safety RMS Engineer is required to join an innovative Aero + Defence Systems company on Permanent basis that specialises in advanced products primarily for the Defence and Aerospace industry. The Senior Safety RMS Engineer will report directly to the Safety RMS Manager and provide technical expertise to support the optimisation of systems and equipment reliability, maintainability and safety parameters. The Senior Safety RMS Engineer will proactively influence the development of products to ensure Safety, reliability, Testability and that the R&M principles are implemented and integrated. Responsibilities of the Senior Safety RMS Engineer Take a lead role in developing the technical capability of the RM&S department Understand and apply the principles of Safety, Reliability, Maintainability and Testability Identify and analyse Safety, Reliability, Testability, R&M requirements from customers Generation of Safety, Reliability, Maintainability, Testability and Supportability plans Safety and Reliability & Maintainability analysis including reliability prediction FMECA and Fault Tree Analysis (FTA) as part of the design and development Provide guidance for design for safety, reliability, maintainability and testability Influence the design and development of engineering solutions Conduct and co-ordinate Safety, R&M and Supportability reviews Identify and agree Safety and Supportability requirements from international legislation Technical Requirements of the Senior Safety RMS Engineer Good knowledge of standards and directives such as MIL-STD's, ARP4761 & 4754 Degree or HNC educated in an engineering or science discipline A background in electronics would be a distinct advantage Some experience of Mechanical Engineering Development Understanding of product development lifecycle and associated requirements Understands the importance of delivery performance to cost and schedule Experience and understanding of product development practices and Quality standards Understanding and experience of data capture in terms of Technical Publications Knowledge of Training, Integrated Logistics Support (ILS) & Logistic Support Analysis Understanding and experience of data capture in terms of Technical Publications Experience of identifying Programme and Customer Related Supportability requirements Security Clearance will be required for this role due to the nature of the products involved. If interested in this Senior Safety RMS Engineer then please contact Peter Heap at Jonathan Lee Recruitment by calling my direct line on +44(0)1384 446102 or apply directly. Alternatively, please send suitable MS Word Format CV's directly to this Email for review.

Permanent / Gloucestershire, England

Design Engineer

Design Engineer - Gloucester - Defence Systems - Permanent - Attractive A Design Engineer is required to join the Engineering Team within a market leading Innovative Technology Company that specialise Communication Systems for Military and Government Organisations. The successful Design Engineer will design and detail mechanical solutions in line with Product Design Specifications and relevant standards, complete cable drawings, compiling BoM's, assist with prototype build tasks. The Design Engineer will document the design information for formal release to manufacture. The Design Engineer will support the Production and Sales teams as products progress through all stages of the development and production process life-cycle. Design Engineer - Key Responsibilities Create mechanical design solutions to comply with the Product Design Specifications. Create cable drawings and Create/Manage Product, Cable & PCB BOM's. Produce accurate product build documentation. Produce concept renders in support of quotations for sales. Assist with validation testing of developed products. Actively support the company Engineering Change Request procedures. Ensure work is carried out in accordance with company, customer and BS standards. Carry out Continuous Improvement activities within the business. Technical Skills and Experience required for the Design Engineer HNC in Mechanical Engineering and Experience in designing and drafting. Knowledge of 3D and 2D CAD tools, preferably Solidworks & AutoCAD. A strong understanding of manufacturing processes. Experience designing electro-mechanical enclosures, sheet metal & machined components. An appreciation of documented quality standards and systems. Effective communication skills and a good attention to detail. Able to produce drawings and design documentation with a "right first time" attitude. Basic understanding of UK & US Military EMC and Environmental Test Standards. Occasional travel to Customers. **Security Clearance will be required for this role due to the sensitive nature of the products and therefore only applications from candidates able to obtain this will be considered** If you feel you meet the requirements for the role of the Design Engineer then apply directly or contact Peter Heap at Jonathan Lee Recruitment. Either Direct Line 01384 446102 or Email suitable MS Word CV's to

Permanent / Gloucestershire, England

Test Equipment Development Engineer

Test Equipment Development Engineer - Permanent - Aerospace & Defence - Attractive A Test Equipment Development Engineer is required to join an established company with a strong reputation in the aerospace and defence sectors. The successful candidate will be joining to assist in the development of test equipment and rigs to the highest standards. Responsibilities of the Test Equipment Development Engineer will include the following: Design and development of new assembly and electronics hardware & test equipment. Develop and write software primarily using LabView. Provide drawings, software listings and technical support for assembly and test equipment. Work alongside repair, maintenance and calibration test teams. The Test Equipment Development Engineer should have the following skills or experience: BSc Degree in Electronics/Electrical Engineering or equivalent Experience in an electronics design role for safety critical engineering applications. Experience using LabView and Excellent communication skills. Experience in an engineering environment Computer literate with software programming experience Ability to fault find to component level with little or no drawing cover. A desire to develop a career in the field of Test Equipment Development Engineering This is an excellent opportunity for anyone with knowledge of electronic test design to develop your career. In return for your experience, this Gloucestershire based company will offer the successful Test Equipment Development Engineer. Competitive salary Annual bonus scheme Health plan The opportunity to work on exciting cutting-edge technology projects Interviews for the Test Equipment Development Engineer will commence with immediate effect with a view to starting as soon as possible. For further information on the Test Equipment Development Engineer position please contact Peter Heap on my direct line 01384 446102 at Jonathan Lee Recruitment.

Permanent / Gloucestershire, England

Test Engineer

Test Engineer - Aerospace & Defence - Permanent - Attractive - Berkshire A Test Engineer is required to join an established company with a good reputation in the Aerospace and Defence sectors. The successful Test Engineer will report directly to the Cell Team Leader and they will join the Assembly and Test dept. Responsibilities and Skills Required of the Test Engineer Ability to utilise all manner of test equipment within the area to perform required tests Development of new test programs and manufacture of test harnesses Liaison with relevant Production engineer to enable inspection test standard times Ensure compliance to the company's registered Quality Management System Knowledge of BS EN ISO 9001/AS9100 as detailed in the Quality Manual Conform to electrical test methods as stipulated in the Quality Standards Manual Conformance to respective test criteria, i.e product specifications and test procedures Responsible for compiling and signing off final test result sheets Adhere to all company Health and Safety disciplines Possess good interpersonal skills and the ability to motivate and delegate as required Practice a confident, enthusiastic, and professional attitude at all times To be adaptable and flexible when required to work in other areas. Experience and Qualifications Required for the Test Engineer Minimum ONC or equivalent qualification in Electronic / Electrical Engineering preferred Experience working in a manufacturing Company Experience in an electro-mechanical manufacturing company The ability to use a PC and able to work with minimum supervision Able to use a microscope or magnifier for fine detail work Manual handling of product would be required Good dexterity is required for the fine detail work Security Clearance may be required for this role due to the nature of the Industry If you feel you meet the requirements for the role of the Test Engineer, then apply directly or contact Peter Heap at Jonathan Lee Recruitment. Either Direct Line 01384 446102 or Email suitable MS Word CV's

Permanent / Reading, Berkshire

Customer Service Rep

Customer Sales Rep - Aerospace Manufacturing - Attractive - Warwickshire A Customer Sales Rep is required to join and Innovative Aerospace Manufacturing facility on a Permanent Basis. The successful Customer Sales Rep will join the Sales Department and report to the UK Sales Manager. The Customer Sales Rep will be sales driven, highly organised. The Customer Sales Rep will support the process of providing Aerospace products and services in line with industry quality standards. The Customer Sales Rep will be responsible for the full customer account administration and be the internal interface between the customer and the business. Responsibilities of the Customer Sales Rep Act as the customer primary point of contact for commercial and logistic enquiries. Perform Account Management: and optimise sales growth within your selected accounts. Make outgoing sales calls to customers to secure sales opportunities. Follow up on quotations and projects whilst maintaining high level of customer satisfaction. Timely preparation of quotations and contract bids in response to customer enquiries. Review incoming customer purchase orders to ensure requirements conform. Accurately enter customer purchase order as sales order into systems. Acknowledge sales order, market feedback, competition position, competition sales policy. Process and transmit order amendments to the plants. Monitor and report on customer order book status. Compliance of sales and Quality Procedure. Respond to general/routine queries from customers. Highlight potential problems with service to customers to appropriate personnel. Ensure all paperwork is filed in accordance with sales procedures. Requirements of the Customer Sales Rep Effective communication skills. Ability to interact with both internal and external customers. Sales experience with Industry and or the relevant sectors. Strong IT skills with advanced excel. Strong attention to detail when processing information. Analytical approach to working with data would be an advantage. Ability to prioritise your workload. Security Clearance may be required due to the nature of the products being manufactured If you are interested in this Customer Sales Rep position, then please apply directly or send a suitable MS Word Format CV directly to my Email at . Alternatively, if you wish to discuss then please contact Peter Heap on my direct line 01384 446102.

Permanent / Coventry, West Midlands

Flight Line Support Controller

Flight Maintenance and Technical Coordinator - Permanent - West Wales A Flight Maintenance and Technical Coordinator is required to join a market leading Innovative Defence Systems Company. The Flight Maintenance and Technical Coordinator will provide support and be responsible for the coordination of the administrative resources in support of the Flight Operations and the Flight Line. The Flight Maintenance and Technical Coordinator support of the businesses programme requirements Flight Maintenance and Technical Coordinator - Key Responsibilities Co-ordinate all "on-site" Special Instruction and Technical Instructions Service Bulletins Retention and archive of all completed maintenance documentation Maintain an "on site" reference library of all current documents that affect Flight Operations Assist in the Investigation and closure of all local applicable Error Management Processes Assist in the application of Engine Ground Run Certificates and Flight Authorisation Maintain local Contractor Working Party Form register Monitor the schedule and Co-ordinate maintenance task support Act as "on-site" support for Upgrade Programme and preparation activities Support QA in Product Audits and Internal Audits POC for all Technical Queries and Aviation Local Technical Instructions POC for all direct queries from HQ regarding Production / Upgrade / Maintenance Work with QA to support Process Improvements as part of audit aspects Technical Skills Required - Flight Maintenance and Technical Coordinator Experience and knowledge in flight operations Experience with administrative support techniques and methodologies Strong inter-personal and people management skills Ability to build good working relationships at all levels Proven communication skills both verbal and written Proven analytical and good decision-making skills Knowledge of GOLD ESP would be highly desirable **Security Clearance will be required for this role and therefore only applications from candidates able to obtain this will be considered** If you feel you meet the requirements for the role of the Flight Maintenance and Technical Coordinator, then apply directly or contact Peter Heap at Jonathan Lee Recruitment. Either Direct Line 01384 446102 or Email suitable MS Word CV's to

Permanent / Wales, Wales
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