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Philip Delaloye

Senior Consultant
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Philip has 30 years’ experience working in permanent and contract recruitment, and for the past 20 years he has specialised in recruiting professionals within the technical engineering industries.

He currently leads the sourcing and placement of expert engineers to the rail sector, covering rolling stock, permanent way and infrastructure. Partnering with OEMs and tier 1 suppliers, Philip is adept at sourcing individuals for hard-to-fill, specialist rail engineering roles such as RAMS engineers and permanent way engineers.

His in-depth understanding of the rail sector’s sought after skills is a key strength and has enabled him to identify candidates with transferable skill sets. His breadth of experience of working for large corporates as well as SMEs across the Rail sector coupled with his consultative, open and honest approach means that he can add real value to your recruitment process, designing a bespoke solution to best meet your specific needs.

Browse Philip's latest jobs

Mechanical Thermal Engineer

Mechanical Thermal Engineer We have a requirement for a Mechanical Thermal Engineer based in Welwyn Garden City for a cutting edge company providing communications engineering and technical consultancy services to clients operating within the Telecommunications Industry in the satellite, terrestrial, wireless and cellular communications sectors. The Mechanical Thermal Engineer Mechanical and thermal analysis of electronic based equipment and sub-assemblies. Involved in the Design of environmental management systems, e.g. physical mounting, heat-sinking, etc., particularly for low size, weight and power (SWaP) equipment. Your Responsibilities will be: Perform analyses and simulation of mechanical and thermal environments of electronic systems and equipment. Design and model environmental management systems for incorporation in products that may need to operate in harsh environments Oversee design and layout of equipment hardware. Oversee procurement and sub-contract of design and manufacture of systems and sub-systems. Ensure compliance to appropriate standards and regulations. Constructively contribute to, and otherwise support, the development of other components of the satellite terminal. Attend, and constructively contribute to, meetings with the company's customers and partners. Your professional experience and qualifications: Degree qualified in an engineering or related discipline or equivalent. Mechanical and thermal modelling/simulation including dynamics of shock and vibration, preferably in an electronics product environment and design of environmental management systems Experience of working within a multi-disciplinary team and in particular alongside electronic, systems and quality engineers Desirable: Experience of design and manufacture of professional grade electronic equipment Experience in an aerospace or space design/production environment Experience with modelling/simulation tools Matlab/Simulink experience Remuneration: Negotiable dependent upon experience. If you believe you have the relevant skills and experience and wish to apply please send your CV to Philip Delaloye at or call 01384446192. DISCLAIMER: Due to the nature of work candidates should be UK citizen/ EU Citizen/ Valid work permit holder

Permanent / Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire

High Lift Actuation Stress Engineer

Stress Engineer - Wolverhampton We have an exciting opportunity a Stress Engineer for a world leading Tier 1 supplier for the design, development and manufacture of Actuation Systems for the aerospace industry at their facility in Wolverhampton. Role: The Stress Engineer role will include static and fatigue stress calculations, stress summaries and reports and approval of component and assembly drawings. Support to the development department may be required involving compilation or review of test specifications, defining loading cycles for test and reviewing test results. Also you will be involved in vibration and damage tolerance analysis and failure investigations Responsibilities: The Stress Engineer will: Carry out static and fatigue stress calculations Complete stress summaries and reports and approval of component and assembly drawings. Support the development department by the compilation or review of test specifications, defining loading cycles for test and reviewing test results. Work as part of a wordwide multi-disciplinary team. Professional experience and/or qualifications: Degree qualified or equivalent in Mechanical Engineering or similar related subject Experience in traditional hand calculations and Mathcad is essential, CAD (SolidWorks or Unigraphics NX) and FEA (ANSYS). Knowledge of aerospace materials, their mechanical, static and fatigue properties and the influence of manufacturing processes on the strength of components beneficial. Proven experience in analysing and reporting on gearboxes, Geared Rotary Actuators, Power Drive Units, transmission shafts and hydraulic control manifolds ideally within the Aerospace industry. Benefits £40,000 to £50,000 Negotiable dependent upon experience. Large company benefits If you believe you have the relevant skills and experience and wish to apply please send your CV to Philip Delaloye on or call on 01384446192

Permanent / Wolverhampton, West Midlands

International Project Manager

International Project Manager - Rail - UK based We are looking for an International Project Manager - Rail, for a world leader in the supply of Rail Safety Products to strengthen both their UK and international Project team. Have you Project Engineering or Project Management experience in an Electronic / Electro-Mechanical arena? Can you work with autonomy, but also be involved in a multi-disciplined and multi-national team environment within a matrix organisation internationally? If the answer is YES to these questions and you are looking for a challenge then this role could be for you! Jonathan Lee Recruitment is working exclusively for Schweizer Electronic Ltd a strategic supplier to Rail companies both in the UK and Internationally of Track Warning Systems and Level Crossings. We are looking for a customer focussed Project Manager to lead and work within various projects both in the UK, but also Europe and Australia. Responsibilities Dedicated and successful project management of the rail systems and products in the UK, Europe or Australia (Site visits and interventions as and when required) Support the development of new business assisting with Tenders and bids. Creating technical solution based and detailed offers for customers Interface with international internal staff and external contractors to achieve objectives. Act as point of contact on projects and be the technical helpdesk authority for the UK Deliver technical instruction and training to clients if necessary Represent the company at client meetings, and support the sales team when necessary. Deliver or assist in the creation of technical documentation, including safety cases, instructions and operational manuals when necessary Support and project manage the Rail approval process for products Ensure compliance with Health, Safety, Environmental and Assurance regulations Experience and Qualifications Degree or equivalent technical experience in relevant technical subject - Electrical/Electronic Engineering or similar. Experience or working knowledge of the Rail Industry or other safety critical industry Experienced in Project Engineering / Project Management of safety related applications. Experience in an Automation, Signalling, Digital or Electronic PLC based arena Good communication and presentation skills. Ability to travel within the UK, Europe or Australia. Driving Licence - Essential Language skills - desirable but not essential Benefits Salary - Negotiable dependent upon experience Company Car If you believe you have the relevant skills and experience and wish to apply please send a brief copy of your CV and a covering letter, outlining your suitability for the role, please send your CV to Philip Delaloye on or call on 01384446192

Permanent / Birmingham, West Midlands

Lead and Design Engineers

Lead and Design Engineers - Rolling Stock - Derby We have a requirement for 3 contract Lead and Design Engineers for an initial 12 month contract for a leader in engineering services and solutions who partner with the most trusted names in Rail and Aerospace Engineering, to deliver solutions across the complete product life cycle, in the fastest and most valuable manner, spanning complex systems, platforms and products. This role will be based in Derby. Role: The Lead Design Engineers will lead a team of Senior Designers, working 'onsite' within a Customer's facility in Derby, helping to identify, specify and facilitate the transfer of work off-shore. This would be for either: Roof & Underframes Interiors Electrical Installations Responsibilities: The Lead Design Engineers will: Assure Concept design, preliminary design and detailed design development the required system / sub-system. Mange the technical relationship with the Customer and the company's Off-Shore delivery team, to deliver solutions to time, cost and quality. Work independently making reasoned and justifiable decisions with respect to developing concept designs based on inputs received from the Customer and Verify the functionality/ feasibility of the solution. Have a current working knowledge of Rail industry standards across different European regions - Desirable. Explain & propose design solutions across the Mechanical - Electrical interface. Professional experience and/or qualifications: Degree qualified in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent practical industry experience. Practical experience in the railway rolling stock industry delivering design solutions for passenger rail vehicles, preferably for a major OEM. Good experience in one or more of: Roof & Underframes / Rail Interiors / Electrical Installations. Rate: Negotiable dependent upon experience. If you believe you have the relevant skills and experience and wish to apply please send your CV to Philip Delaloye at or call 01384446192.

Contract / Derby, Derbyshire

Principal Thermal Systems Engineer

Principal Thermal Systems Engineer An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Principal Thermal Systems Engineer to join the engineering team of the UK's number 1 manufacturer of Off-Highway vehicles, based at one of their North Staffordshire Facilities. As the Principal Thermal Systems Engineer you will be the Technical specialist within thermal management. This role will provide specialist advice to the company's teams globally on the thermal systems involving the technical review of all thermal NPIP projects, definition of thermal standards and the development of new thermal technologies. Your Responsibilities as a Principal Thermal Systems Engineer: Review of thermal management systems on all new product introduction programmes, determination of project risk. Close working with all business units to ensure robust thermal system delivery on Ofrf Highway vehicles. Definition of Group thermal standards. Close working with Purchasing to define and develop suitable suppliers for thermal system components. Development of new innovative thermal systems to a level where risk is appropriate to NPIP. Support environmental testing of thermal systems and analysis of results. Expert support to resolve any thermal management related service problems. About you: The ideal candidate should possess the following: An experienced engineer, with industry experience. Ideally candidates will have exposure to working with thermal management systems. A strong background and desire to progress within thermal management systems. Good Communication skills to enable presentions to small groups and represent the company. Ability to support and influence colleagues, making valuable contributions to complete system discussions. Benefits: Salary £40,000 to £65,000 dependent upon experience 33 days holiday including statutory Company pension scheme Relocation package If you are interested in this role please forward your CV and contact details to Philip Delaloye at or for more details call 01384446192.

Permanent / Uttoxeter, Staffordshire

Thermal Systems Engineer

Thermal Systems Engineer - Staffordshire An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Thermal Systems Engineer to join the engineering team of the UKs number 1 manufacturer of Off-Highway vehicles, based at one of their North Staffordshire Facilities. As the Thermal Systems Engineer you will be a Technical specialist within thermal management. This Thermal Systems Engineer role will involve the development of new thermal and HVAC technologies alongside developing and implementing group wide HVAC standards. Your Responsibilities as a Thermal Systems Engineer: Generation of simulation models to predict thermal & HVAC system performance, advise changes to improve performance. Close working with all business units to ensure robust thermal system delivery on Off Highway vehicles. Definition / development of Group thermal standards Development of new innovative thermal and HVAC systems to a level of risk appropriate to NPIP. Support environmental testing of thermal and HVAC systems and analysis of results. Support Purchasing with thermal supplier development. Undertake training to develop into a subject matter expert. About you: The ideal candidate should possess the following: An experienced engineer, with industry experience. Ideally candidates will have exposure to working with thermal management systems. A strong background and desire to progress within thermal management systems. Good Communication skills to be able to give presentations to small groups and represent the company. Ability to support and influence colleagues, making valuable contributions to complete system discussions. Benefits: Salary £30,000 to £45,000 dependent upon experience 33 days holiday including statutory Company pension scheme Relocation package If you are interested in this role please forward your CV and contact details to Philip Delaloye at or for more details call 01384446192.

Permanent / Uttoxeter, Staffordshire

Development and Senior Development Engineers

Development and Senior Development Engineers - North Staffordshire An exciting opportunity has arisen for a number of Development Engineers to join the engineering team of the UKs number 1 manufacturer of Off-Highway vehicles, based at one of their North Staffordshire Facilities. Reporting to the Test and Development Manager, the successful candidate will join a highly focused, passionate team, working on exciting new programmes to both maintain and further extend the company's dominance of the Yellow Goods Market Your Responsibilities as a Development/Senior Development Engineer: Depending on your level and experience, your main duties would include: * Test and development of new and current product designs * Problem analysis and proposal of design solutions * Analysis, reporting and presentation of test results * Design, commissioning and operation of test rigs * Liaise with internal/external customers/departments, as required during projects * Assume responsibility for smaller projects/machine areas, dependant on experience About you: The ideal candidate should possess the following: * Degree / HND in Mechanical Engineering or have equivalent experience * Experience in the design/development of off highway vehicles * Good working knowledge of drivetrain, hydraulics and electrical/electronic systems * Enthusiastic attitude, coupled with a sense of urgency and desire to succeed * Good teamwork & communication skills Benefits: Salary £25,000 to £45,000 dependent upon experience 33 days holiday including statutory Company pension scheme If you are interested in this role please forward your CV and contact details to Philip Delaloye at or for more details call 01384446192.

Permanent / Cheadle, Staffordshire

Design/Senior Design Engineers

Senior Design Engineer - Staffordshire An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Senior Design Engineer for a leading company in yellow goods, diggers and plant equipment for the construction, infrastructure and associated industries, based at their Rocester, Shropshire facility. The Senior Design Engineer will be responsible for the daily co-ordination of the following activities: Concept work & design studies Design detailing, BOM compilation and drawing release Prototype build support Liaise with internal/external customers/departments, as required during projects Assume responsibility for projects/machine areas, dependant on experience Product design with appropriate calculations. Assumes responsibility for all design-related issues in the absence of the Principal Engineer/ Design Manager/Chief Engineer Acts as a mentor to develop new Design staff. Qualifications, Skills and Experience required. Degree / HND in Mechanical Engineering or have equivalent experience Experience in the design/development of off highway vehicles Enthusiastic attitude, coupled with a sense of urgency and desire to succeed Good teamwork & communication skills Good working knowledge of CAD/PLM systems, plus supporting engineering software Benefits Salary £35,000 to £45,000 dependent upon experience 33 days holiday including statutory Company pension scheme If you are interested in this role please forward your CV and contact details to Philip Delaloye at or for more details call 01384446192.

Permanent / Uttoxeter, Staffordshire

Design Engineer

Design Engineer - Staffordshire An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Design Engineer for a leading company in yellow goods, diggers and plant equipment for the construction, infrastructure and associated industries, based at their Cheadle Shropshire facility. The Design Engineer will be responsible for the daily co-ordination of the following activities: Design of his/her project to ensure that customer (internal and external) requirements are met through agreed briefs (performance, cost and timescales). Technical liaison and support with other departments. Control and maintenance of design records. Product homologation, legislative and relevant standards of conformance. Procurement of materials and components for prototype machines. Produce design with appropriate calculations. Producing all necessary drawings, specifications, parts lists etc. for the manufacture of prototype and production machines Qualifications, Skills and Experience required. Degree in a Mechanical Engineering Mechanical product design experience 3D CAD design with NX or other 3D System (SolidWorks, PRO-E or CATIA) Knowledge of product development testing and quality Practical understanding of low-medium volume manufacturing processes including CNC Machining, Casting, Fabrication etc. Benefits Salary £30,000 to £40,000 dependent upon experience 33 days holiday including statutory Company pension scheme If you are interested in this role please forward your CV and contact details to Philip Delaloye at or for more details call 01384446192.

Permanent / Cheadle, Cheshire

Night Warehouse Operations Controller

Night Warehouse Operations Controller - Doncaster We are looking for a Night Warehouse Operations Controller / Supervisor, for a third-party logistics (3PL) company, at their brand new facility in Doncaster. The Night Warehouse Operations Controller will be responsible for the efficient running of the operation throughput of parts, ensuring best practice is followed at all times. The ideal candidate will: Demonstrate their attitude and ability to excel at ensuring the end clients targets and standards are met or exceeded. Ensure that all Quality and Health and Safety standards are adhered to. Control, manage and lead the operational night shift and a team of warehouse operators To ensure that all stock (Engineering parts) is moved using correct Manual Handling procedures. To ensure that all documentation and information is handled and completed as required. Support & be part of "On call" (1 weekend in 4) service for "Out of Hours" operational demands received from the client. Experience: Prior Logistics / Warehouse supervisory experience (ideally in a 3PL environment). Proficient at using appropriate warehouse / logistics systems. Customer facing experience Benefits: Salary - negotiable dependent upon experience Night Shift allowance Plus over time On call payment per weekend (1 in 4) If you believe you have the relevant skills and experience and wish to apply please send a brief copy of your CV and a covering letter, outlining your suitability for the role, please send your CV to Philip Delaloye on or call on 01384446192

Permanent / Doncaster, South Yorkshire

In-Service Engineer

In-Service Repair Engineers - Derby We have a requirement for 2 In-Service Repair Engineers for an initial 12 month contract, for a leader in engineering services and solutions for the most trusted names in Aerospace to be based in Derby. Role: Support to aftermarket service activities for Gas Turbine engines through engineering assessments, reports and manual updates. The job demands working closely with client and internal global teams. Duties include: In-Service Issue Analysis (Operational/ Maintenance) Failure/ Non-conformance Investigation Optimisation of maintenance activities Life Management Technical Report writing Technical Publication (content) revision Repair procedure creation Professional experience and/or qualifications: Degree level qualification in an engineering subject or equivalent experience (ex-Forces) In-depth knowledge of gas turbine engines, engine components and their function during engine operation In-depth knowledge of working of various engine systems e.g. oil, fuel, air, bleed etc. In-depth knowledge of various failure/ deterioration mechanisms leading to component/ system failures or distress Knowledge of troubleshooting failures In-depth knowledge of various inspection Knowledge of various types of repairs which can be applied to components Knowledge of various manufacturing techniques and their application during component repair. Rate Negotiable dependent upon experience. If you believe you have the relevant skills and experience and wish to apply please send your CV to Philip Delaloye on or call on 01384446192 DISCLAIMER: Due to the nature of work candidates should be UK citizen/ EU Citizen/ Valid work permit holder.

Contract / Derby, Derbyshire

Lead Laboratory Engineer

Laboratory Lead Engineer - Tewksbury We have a challenging opportunity for a Laboratory Lead Engineer for the Engineering Laboratory of a Multi-National aerospace company based in Tewksbury for an immediate start. The Laboratory Lead Engineer will be responsible for working with other engineering departments to enable the testing of new and existing hydraulically operated products - both at system and component level. Responsibilities: Participate in defining engineering approaches, planning and scheduling work. Review technical feasibility of proposed solutions. Ensure successful completion of assigned project phase within budgeted time and cost constraints Direct and support preparation of appropriate documentation, including drawings and reporting of procedures and test results. Provide technical leadership to engineers and technicians, planning and supervising their work to accomplish specific engineering projects. Help to solve difficult technical problems and issues with new and stock components and sub-systems. Suggest and organise suitable and relevant tests to be conducted to validate pre-emptive or corrective actions, such as vibration, pressure impulse, thermal, endurance, hydromechanics, testing and data acquisition. Liaise with specialist departments for effective operation and production of new/revised products. Experience and Qualifications: Degree qualified in an engineering or related discipline or equivalent. Excellent inter-personal and communication skills to enable strong collaboration and coordination between the laboratory, engineering, site service teams and management. Previous experience in the aero-engine / aerospace OEM or Supplier is preferred. Strong, hands-on, testing knowledge and skills (e.g. vibration, pressure impulse, thermal, endurance, hydromechanics, test control and data acquisition). Good leadership, management and project planning skills Salary: £40,000 to £50,000 Negotiable dependent upon experience. Large company benefits If you believe you have the relevant skills and experience and wish to apply please send your CV to Philip Delaloye at or call 01384446192.

Permanent / Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire