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Peter Heap

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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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Technical Project Manager (EMC)

Technical Project Manager (EMC) - Defence - Permanent - Attractive - West Midlands A Technical Project Manager is required within a Safety Critical Systems Technology Company. The successful Technical Project Manager Special Projects Team Leader will join a specialised team in this sector and will report to the Special Projects Team Leader The Technical Project Manager will be responsible for responsible for a wide variety of EMC technical delivery and development tasks. These will include the generation and implementation of technical procedures/documentation for current & future customers. The Technical Project Manager will be testing and reporting for defence vehicle & component programmes in accordance with legislation. The Technical Project Manager will be working within the Special Projects Team to ensure that technical delivery across the department is maintained. Requirements for the Technical Project Manager (EMC) A Degree Education or HND in Electrical/Electronic Engineering Preparation and technical review of documentation/policies/procedures Planning and delivery of multiple projects and Management of all customer deliverables Technical and commercial lead for projects under your control Management of all customer deliverables and execute project delivery Accurate financial control through project budgets, tracking and reporting Drive department improvements through delivery of internal projects Utilise Key Performance Indicators to demonstrate improvements made to processes Customer liaison and technical sales with problem resolution and product awareness Deliver support to test facility staff as directed by the EMC Technical Manager Maintain detailed and accurate test records in accordance with requirements Perform quality checks and data analysis on test deliverables Resolution of test or project issues (where required) Perform project reviews and lessons learned on technically-biased projects Business development technical support, specifically for the Defence product sector Generate and deliver continuous improvement projects to further enhance the department Support flexible working practises where business demands are required Person Profile and Skill Set for the Technical Project Manager (EMC) Relevant skills with emphasis on technical delivery and EMC problem resolution Demonstrate commercial awareness, tasking and accountability and timely delivery Excellent understanding of the principles behind EMC test specifications and procedures Demonstrate technical delivery to include test plans and control plans Strong analytical, planning, organisational, and time management skills Proven background in process improvement and problem resolution Excellent interpersonal communication skills, particularly where technical information Ability to train others, to enhance their skillsets with your knowledge Strong customer-facing communication skills and the ability to meet deadlines Proficient computer skills, especially Microsoft Office applications EMC/RF test experience with a bias towards defence applications Understanding and generation of Risk Assessment requirements and EMC test standards Understanding of Defence standards for both UK & Worldwide for Defence Good RF / EM testing skills and Understanding of electrical powertrains EMC Project Engineering and Defence or Automotive electrical / electronic background Security clearance will be required for this position due to the nature of the products If you feel you meet the requirements for the role of the Technical Project Manager (EMC) then apply directly or contact Peter Heap at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on either 01384 446102 or email suitable MS Word Format CV's

Permanent / Coventry, West Midlands

Stores Operative

Aerospace and Aviation - Permanent - Competitive Salary - West London A Stores Operative is required to join an Aerospace and Aviation organisation on a Permanent basis and the Stores Operative will report to the Customer Services Team Leader. The Stores Operative will form part of the Customer Service Team and will be responsible for delivering an effective operation of the stores, despatch and receipt areas of the department. The Stores Operative will support the Customer Services Department to deliver excellent Customer Service and to work as part of the Customer Services Team, ensuring the effective, speedy and accurate receipt and despatch of goods and services by carrying out, although not limited to, the following tasks. Stores Operative - Key Responsibilities The receipt and unpacking of goods received into Stores in a structured way Record on computer or otherwise receipt and despatch of goods and services Check accuracy of all received and despatched goods including associated paperwork Ensure that all Units/Spares/Data are booked in on the day of arrival To pack goods for despatch in accordance with correct procedures Carry out organising and arranging shipping of domestic and overseas goods To undertake regular stock checks/audits and resolve discrepancies To liaise with Customer Services to resolve any booking in or shipping issues To answer and resolve general customer enquiries Ensure the stores area is clean and tidy and complies with Health & Safety requirements Keep abreast of current working practices operated by the company and approving bodies Work as part of the Customer Services Team, to act in a professional and constructive manner Skills and Requirements for the Stores Operative PC literate and Manual Handling Certified Knowledge of domestic and overseas shipping Experience of working in an aviation or aerospace industry Experience of using Quantum Software would be desirable Ability to lift and carry heavy items safely Good written and spoken English Experience with computerised Stock Systems Goods and Stock Inspection Skills Ability to arrange domestic and overseas shipping Methodical, logical and good time management Team Player, Self-motivated and Flexible attitude **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 Stores Operative then apply directly or contact Peter Heap at Jonathan Lee Recruitment. Either Direct Line 01384 446102 or Email suitable MS Word CV's

Permanent / Middlesex, England

Principal Mechanical Design Engineer

Principal Mechanical Engineer - Western Australia - Competitive - Permanent A Principal Mechanical Engineer is required to join the Mechanical Design Team within a market leading innovative engine propulsion systems company and the Principal Mechanical Engineer will report directly to the Chief Technology Officer (CTO). The Principal Mechanical Engineer will be responsible for and have ownership of the detailed mechanical design and engineering process through to integration, test and verification. The Principal Mechanical Engineer is responsible for developing technical solutions and evolution of current products from an engineering full life-cycle perspective. Specifically, the successful Principal Mechanical Engineer will have experience with the Design and Development of 2-stroke engine systems and technology. This is a life changing opportunity for the successful Principal Mechanical Engineer and an opportunity to join an expanding company that has a very strong growth and development strategy. Principal Mechanical Engineer - Key Responsibilities and Accountabilities Team management of design leads and analysis engineers Liaison with external customers and suppliers as required Technical authority and approval of mechanical designs Detailed design of new products and evolution of existing products Provide expert mechanical knowledge to project team Provide direction on mechanical design and analysis activity Meet project design and customer requirements and lead mechanical design reviews Engage with customers and provide on site support as required Contribute to the preparation of proposals and quotations Manage projects to deliver on time and to budget to meet customer specifications Coordinate resources as required to progress project and proactive risk management Manage material selection according to design specifications Establish and implement component testing requirements Technical Skills and Experience Required for Principal Mechanical Engineer Degree Qualification in Engineering and a background within a relevant industry Experience within the area of engine design and analysis Engine design experience and detailed knowledge of mechanical systems design Knowledge of 2-stroke internal combustion engines (iC) air-cooled or water-cooled A working understanding of engine electrical and engine electronic systems Detailed knowledge of engine and engine component manufacturing techniques Detailed knowledge of materials used with internal combustion engines (iC) applications Knowledge of hardening steels & heat treatments prototype manufacture & development Experienced with engine mechanical components and systems through to production Supplier selection and technical development through component Knowledge of system requirements from concept, development phase and production An in-depth knowledge and understanding of industry related testing standards Strong analytical skills, with capability to design and execute performance testing **Due to the products being manufactured - ITAR restrictions will apply to this vacancy** If you feel you meet the requirements for the role of the Principal Mechanical Engineer then apply directly or contact Peter Heap at Jonathan Lee Recruitment. Either Direct Line +44 (0) 1384 446102 or email suitable MS Word Format CV's

Permanent / Western Australia, Australia

Principal Systems Engineer

Aerospace and Defence - Leicestershire - Permanent - Competitive Salary A Principal Systems Engineer is required to join the Systems Team within a market leading Innovative Defence Systems Company. The Principal Systems Engineer will report to the Engineering Manager and will be part of an engineering team responsible for Systems, Test and Integration Engineering on the company's product range. Principal Systems Engineer - Key Responsibilities Senior member of the Systems Integration team Establish, document and maintain documentation standards and provide guidance Integration documentation required during the system development phases System and subsystem Integration and qualification process and plans Responsibility for the integration lab functioning and equipment availability Interact with Prime Integration manager to deliver integration output to programme Support the Programme Managers as required Plan the integration and qualification performance (activities, Labs, Equipment etc.) Produce, update and maintain Integration & qualification documents Oversee integration at system level and support integration of subsystems Maintain Technical Specs and external interface requirement specification Capture/track Customer, User and/or System requirements Prepare readiness review datapacks and support Field and Flight Engineering teams Technical Skills and Experience for Principal Systems Engineer Degree in electrical/electronic engineering or equivalent engineering alternative Proven experience in systems test and integration Knowledge and experience in integration, verification and qualification Technical experience in a multi-disciplined project environment Experience of customer interaction and Excellent communication skills Ability to gain/hold the requisite Security Clearance Defence sector background or other development/process oriented industry Using systems and requirements engineering tools such as DOORS Working in a multi-cultural/multinational environment Self-motivated, reliable, accurate, assertive and confident approach Good communication skills at all levels Ability to influence and communicate well in a multi-cultural environment Prepared to travel to sites at various locations within and outside the UK occasionally **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 Principal Systems 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 / Leicestershire, England

Project Manager

Project Manager - Aerospace - Attractive - Hampshire - Permanent A Project Manager is required to join a market leading Innovative Aerospace and Defence Technology Company that specialise in aircraft sensors, displays and systems. The Project Manager will deliver on a £6m + Engineering Development Project and will Manage a multifunctional team of up to 20 Engineers and Technicians, over more than one site. The Project Manager ensure contract deliveries through the management of engineers in an IPT environment. Responsibilities of the Project Manager Strong ability to manage customer relationships over the short and long term Be the identifiable leader of an integrated project team, internally and with the customer Coaching engineers and other allocated resources in the rigorous application of best practice Engineering process tailored to specific project aims Motivate, track and challenge delivery teams using appropriate metrics Direct line management of engineers to include supporting development Sustainment of professional competencies Support skills analysis and recruitment activities within the engineering department Full ownership of planning and delivery to cost, schedule and quality Manage Aerospace engineering development projects Develop Work and Product Breakdown Structures (WBS/PBS) Analysis of customer requirements, Statements of Work and internal constraints Facilitate and enhance the input of engineers to plans, costing and work activities Provide project reporting to senior management (resource, progress leading to EVM) Manage the risk process on projects; Identifying risk associated with work packages Produce analysis evidence and recommendations to support senior management Develop Statement of Work documentation to support engineering requirements Take ownership of elements of departmental process Champion continuous improvement in these areas Qualifications and Desired Characteristics of the Project Manager An experienced project manager with a record of delivery across full project lifecycle Solid understanding of project management best practice theory PRINCE2 or APMP with the practical ability to tailor and adjust process to gain efficiency Experience of day to day people management of local engineering teams An ability to interpret complex task data to identify a planned path An articulate communicator (written and oral) with the ability to rapidly gain credibility with customers, peers and engineers Experience of interfacing with Large Commercial related businesses is desirable Security Clearance may be required for this position due to the nature of the Products Manufactured If you feel you meet the requirements for the role of the Project Manager then apply directly or contact Peter Heap at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on either 01384 446102 or email with suitable MS Word format CV's

Permanent / Hampshire, England

Electronics Avionic Technician

Aviation/Aerospace - Competitive Salary - Permanent - West London An Electronic Technician is required to repair and overhaul a wide range of Avionic Communications, Navigation, Radar, Audio units to component level. The Electronic Technician is required to join an Avionic Systems Company immediately. The Electronic Technician will be responsible for working with Electronic technologies ranging from analogue electronics to complex microprocessor electronics with the ability to repair RF circuits. Electronic 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 Skills Required for Electronic 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 Military background desirable Previous experience within an Avionics desirable Good working knowledge of aircraft systems would be an advantage 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 Avionic Electronic Technician then apply directly or contact Peter Heap at Jonathan Lee Recruitment. Either Direct Line 01384 446102 or Email suitable MS Word CV's

Permanent / West London, London