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.
Flight Data Analyst - West London - Attractive - Permanent A Flight Data Analyst is required to perform flight data analysis and mandatory flight data maintenance. The Flight Data Analyst is required to join an Aviation Systems Company. The Flight Data Analyst will assist with Flight Data Recording (FDR) and database construction. The Flight Data Analyst will also proactively identify and implement changes to improve overall working methods of FDR analysis and prepare clear and concise reports. Flight Data Analyst - Key Responsibilities Flight Data Recording (FDR) and database construction Implement changes to improve overall working methods of FDR analysis Liaise with OEMs and customers as necessary Prepare clear and concise reports Look after and maintain the departments personal computers including software updates Occasionally required to work outside of normal work hours Undertake cross-training in other technical areas Take responsibility for understanding the Standard Operating Procedures Adhere to Health and Safety requirements at all times. Skills Attributes Required for Flight Data Analyst Previous experience of working in an avionics / airline environment Knowledge of data entry and digital platforms Advanced level MS Office (Word/Excel/Access) Numerical, Mathematical and Alphabetical skills with a good attention to detail Good working knowledge of aircraft systems & flying controls Understanding of CAA, FAA, and Aviation Legislation/Authority's Knowledge of aircraft wiring schematics Able to trouble shoot and maintain all generations of PCs Technical degree or A-Levels - ideally, Aerospace or Aviation Engineering Full current driving licence Able to travel to other company and customer sites Due to nature of business security clearance will be required Security Clearance will be required for this role due to the nature of the Industry If you feel you meet the requirements for the role of the Flight Data Analyst, then apply directly or contact Peter Heap at Jonathan Lee Recruitment. Either Direct Line 01384 446102 or Email suitable MS Word CV's to email@example.com 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 / West Drayton
Avionic Technician – West London - Permanent – Attractive – Aerospace and Defence An Avionic Technician is required to repair and overhaul a wide range of Avionic Communications, Navigation, Radar, Audio and Electronics units to component level. The Avionic Technician is required to join an Avionic Systems Company immediately. The Avionic Technician will be responsible for working with Electronic technologies ranging from analogue electronics to complex microprocessor electronics with the ability to repair RF circuits. Avionic Technician – Key Responsibilities Precise mechanical work and electronics repair Electronics repair of through hole and surface mounted components fault finding and testing using specialised and general-purpose electronics test equipment Complete accurate and legible repair records Ensure accuracy and safety standards are met Understanding the Standard Operating and Company Procedures Upon agreement work as part of an ‘on call’ team on a rota basis. Skills Required for the Avionic Technician PC literate – Microsoft word, excel, databases HNC/HND level electronics preferred Good command of spoken and written English Good eyesight with or without glasses or lenses (No Colour Blindness) Good experience in electronic repairs at component level RF experience with ability to repair complex RF circuits and technology Soldering skills both surface mount and through hole components Experienced in the use of electronic test equipment Experience in similar role advantageous Aviation or RF or Military background desirable Previous experience within an Avionics desirable Good working knowledge of aircraft systems would be an advantage 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 Avionic Technician, then apply directly or contact Peter Heap at Jonathan Lee Recruitment. Either Direct Line 01384 446102 or Email suitable MS Word CV’s to firstname.lastname@example.org 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 / Middlesex
Systems Engineers - North East or West Midlands Defence and Military Systems – Permanent – Attractive Systems Engineers are required to join an International Defence Systems company that designs, manufactures, and supports world leading military Systems. The successful Systems Engineers be integrated into the team and be involved with large Military Engineering Programmes. As part of the team, you will be given the opportunity of professional development and career progression. The Systems Engineers will be working as part of engineering teams to develop Systems solutions as required. The Systems Engineers require a high level of technical expertise in order that the products meet the required level of safety, quality, and performance. The Systems Engineers must be team players to provide engineering capability and complex Systems engineering solutions. Systems Engineers will be responsible for the following: Systems Analysis of customer and stakeholder requirements. Sub-system and component levels using Systems Requirements tools (DOORS). Development and management of System Architectures. Experience with Systems Models (SysML) in accordance with system design. Development of System and Sub-system design documentation including system specifications. Knowledge of Systems design descriptions, engineering plans and maturity assessments. Development of system test plans, performing system test and the production of test reports. Experience with Systems customer acceptance reports. Working with Customer, Engineering and Procurement teams. Supporting the design review process in accordance with Systems development lifecycle. Actively engaging and working with the project team for Systems development. Systems technical planning and management including Technology Readiness Levels. Participate in internal and external meetings, briefings, and design reviews. Undertaking of technical Systems presentations. The generation and review of Systems technical reports and reporting on progress. Briefing and working with Customers and Users. Provide engineering input including cost estimating, project plans, and progress reports. The Systems Engineers should have the following Qualifications Skills or Experience: Engineering Degree/HND Minimum Qualification or experience in Systems Engineering. Ideally working towards Chartered Engineer (CEng) status Team player and able to work with a multi-site and Systems engineering team. Design of components and electrical Systems for new products for product development. Ability to adopt technical Systems solutions and processes. Good Systems engineering and problem-solving skills. Strong interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills Be self-motivated and be able to work in a team. Understanding and experience with Microsoft Office Ideally understand and experience with Armoured Fighting and Military Vehicles **Security Clearance (SC) will be required due to the nature of the Defence products involved** Demand for these roles will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon. If you have experience of Systems Engineering and you want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the Systems Engineers roles, please contact Peter Heap at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384 446102 or send suitable CV’s email@example.com 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 / Shropshire
As featured in ADS Advance, Peter Heap, senior consultant, aerospace and defence division at Jonathan Lee Recruitment, explains why the unmanned air vehicle (UAV) sector provides opportunities for ex-forces technicians and engineers.Peter Heap
In recent years, we have seen an increased number of employees leaving the HM Forces in favour of civilian professions. Pete Heap, Recruitment Consultant and specialist aerospace and defence expert at Jonathan Lee Recruitment, explores the reasons why military servicemen and women are choosing the private sector and what transferable skills they can offer to employers in their second career.Peter Heap