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Rachel Meacham

Senior Consultant
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CertRP & HNC Business Qualified with 19 years' recruitment experience at Jonathan Lee, Rachel has brought her energy and drive into a variety of roles, sectors and teams.

She is committed to upholding the ethos of Solutions Through Understanding and to delivering a professional recruitment service to the highest quality.

Rachel's knowledge of the wider marketplace, understanding of client specifications and ability to develop long-term relationships has enabled her to gauge a true understanding of her customer needs and propose the right solutions to meet client and candidate specific requirements.

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Automotive Test Engineer - 36096

An experienced Test Engineer is required to join an Automotive OEM based at Gaydon, Warwickshire. Position Description: Coordinating and carrying out test programmes for materials technologies, including planning, implementing and tracking the test programme to completion, issuing technical reports with conclusions Activities being laboratory testing and analysis on various test equipment across a broad range of materials, e.g. metals, polymers, paints, and soft trim. Some problem solving on issues related to materials. Majority of work will be materials approval on trim materials and paints / coatings. There will be a small level of metallurgical analysis Skills Required: 3 Key Skills Required Knowledge of automotive trim components, technologies and materials Ability to plan, implementing and tracking test programmes to completion Laboratory testing and analysis, to include problem solving on issues related to materials and issuing technical reports Experience Required: Experience in automotive materials, testing and approval essential. Proven track record in managing test plans and organisation skills for multiple activities around testing. Good ability with Microsoft Office applications Experience Preferred: Technical knowledge of automotive materials in trim area, paints and coatings. Metallurgy as a bonus. To apply for this role please contact Rachel Meacham. 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 Contracts are those of an Employment Business.

Contract / Warwick

Cost Engineer

An experienced Cost Engineer is required to join a blue chip product development company, who design state of the art products for global market. This is a new short term (6 month) specialist Cost Engineering role, reporting directly to the Senior Manager – Cost Engineering. Key responsibilities: • Work with a number of PMT’s to understand what Scope of Work has been issued to suppliers • Looking for opportunities to reduce cost or delay the D&D spend • Work with engineers and suppliers to create detailed specifications, and identify D&D Cost Reduction opportunities – and ensure they are adopted and benefits realised Qualifications, skills and behaviours: • We seek applications from individuals with a proven track-record of success within a Cost Engineering, Cost Control function. Individuals should have a broad Engineering knowledge, and preferable experience gained within the Automotive Industry. • Substantial experience with a Cost Engineering or Cost Control Function • Demonstrate understanding of technical engineering relevant to the Automotive industry • Strong commercial background within a High-Tech manufacturing, engineering or technology business • Proficient negotiator with proven abilities in influencing people at all levels of an organisation • Strong manufacturing and quality knowledge with a process orientation to govern cost and supplier selection • Experience in product costing and/or costed Bill of Materials and identification of product cost drivers • Understanding of legal regulations and contract setting would be desirable • Excellent written and verbal communication skills for reporting to stakeholders at different levels • Strong problem solving and analytical skills: to be able to assess problems thoroughly and drive logical conclusions To apply for this role please contact Rachel Meacham. 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 Contracts are those of an Employment Business.

Contract / Malmesbury

HR Administrator - 36015

A HR Customer Support Administrator is required to work for an Automotive OEM. You ideally will have HR experience from within a shared service environment. The HR Administrator is customer focused role and sits in the HR Direct Lifecycle & Transaction Team. Acting as a key member of the team you will be responsible for ensuring employee data is accurately maintained. You will be dealing with a high volume of work in a shared service environment. The role will cover administration activities that occur in the employee life cycle from "hire to retire" e.g. on boarding, maternity administration, flexible working contracts, other ad-hoc contractual changes, employee personal detail updates e.g. bank accounts, emails, address details, off boarding, filing etc. The Life cycle & Transaction team also manage Data Subject Access Requests and other disclosures and the successful candidate will support the administration of these ensuring appropriate reductions, photocopying and arranging for couriers where required. Skills Required: 3 Key Skills Required: Experienced HR Administrator/Generalist familiar with SAP HR Experience of working in a Shared Service environment or similar Able to demonstrate the ability to manage own workload prioritising effectively Experience Required: Previous experience working in an administration/administration support role Operational knowledge of SAP HR, ability to operate in a fast paced environment. Able to demonstrate ability to self-organise and manage conflicting priorities. Excellent communication skills both oral and written. To apply for this role please contact Rachel Meacham. 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 Contracts are those of an Employment Business.

Contract / Coventry

Seating Engineer - 36081

Our client is looking for a Seating Engineer to work for a leading automotive OEM based in Fenend, Warwickshire. A Seating Engineer is required to support ongoing cycle plan activities. Skills Required: 3 Key Skills Required: Proven Automotive experience, working in industry at OEM or Tier 1 suppliers. Able to evidence of either Low to medium volume tooling experience. Fluent in spoken/written English Experience Required: MUST HAVE Engineering Design/ Development background, ideally having worked within both OEM and Tier 1 trim suppliers. Engineering Delivery Experience for Plastic/Structural/Functional parts Automotive Engineering experience with an understanding of automotive product creation and delivery. Experience Supplier Management / Quality Tools like FMEA and problem solving / RFQ process / PDS creation / Releasing and WERS / Issue Management – AIMS / Requirement Management – eFDVS /RMDV iPLM / Testing and Validation of plastic and structural components Good understanding of materials and manufacturing technology Software Skills - PC Literate, MS Office Proficiency, MS Project knowledge Degree qualified To apply for this role please contact Rachel Meacham. 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 Contracts are those of an Employment Business.

Contract / Warwick

CAD Design Engineer (Body Structures)

An experienced CAD Design Engineer for Body Structures is required to join a company who design and manufacture state of the art products for a global market. Job details: - Create Body Structure parts utilising the latest material technologies and processes. - Own components and sub-systems and ensure requirements and target specifications for function, cost and weight are achieved. - Create CAD concepts, parts and assemblies in line with the required global regulations, functional requirements, geometric tolerances, manufacturing techniques and internal standards. - Support CAD releases and reviews to program milestones, ensuring completion and release on time. - Optimise and validate designs with simulation, liaising with CAE and using real world tools. - Support test, development, validation and vehicle build events. - Work within the body engineering team and with other cross functional areas both internal and external to ensure system integration and compatibility. - Input and drive system DFMEAs, FMA, DVP, testing and support APQP. The ideal candidate will have: - A Degree in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent (other relevant engineering disciplines will be considered). - Automotive or other relevant engineering experience. - Skilled CAD Design experience with knowledge of surface, part and assembly modelling (NX/TCe an advantage). - Proven experience and understanding of part design and development from concept to production. - Experience of Body Structures best practices, materials, manufacturing requirements, mechanical properties and failure mechanisms. - Ability to communicate complex technical issues in an appropriate, concise and accurate fashion. - Experience of DFM and methodical problem solving skills. To apply for this role please contact Rachel Meacham. 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 Contracts are those of an Employment Business.

Contract / Malmesbury

Automotive Project Engineer (SVO) - 36061

An experienced Automotive Project Engineer is required to work for an automotive OEM. Title: Project Engineer Division: Special Vehicle Operations Contract Position based at: Fen End Position Description: Develop & deliver consistent and efficient components for accessory products on time to cost, weight and PSW targets Support the management and coordination of engineering deliverables within the platform Support the delivery of timely engineering solutions to programme requirements as per Gateway deliverables process Support the resolution of technical conflicts Skills Required: 3 KEY SKILLS REQUIRED Experience in automotive systems Project management capability with demonstrated by recent delivery on time & budget. Strong communications skills with the ability to communicate at all levels Experience Required: MUST HAVE automotive industry experience. Has proven years` experience of component & system delivery Understanding of JLR Commodity Delivery processes is required. Experience of WERs releasing and PSW Engineering knowledge of mechanical design, function, performance, production & manufacturing requirements. Ability to review CAD through Digibuck, Catia V5 & V6 and 3D Live Experience in use of engineering tools such as FMEA, Six Sigma, problem resolution etc. Any person supplied should have a valid UK driving licence and meet the medical requirements of J&LR facilities Knowledge of project delivery processes Knowledge of change management processes Education Required: Engineering Qualification preferably degree To apply for this role please contact Rachel Meacham. 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 Contracts are those of an Employment Business.

Contract / Warwick

Lead Vehicle Package Engineer

An experienced Lead Vehicle Package Engineer is required to join a blue chip product development company, who design state of the art products for global market. A Lead Package Engineer is needed for the layout and Architecture development in support of Vehicle Level Design. • Lead Package layout and Architecture development in support of Vehicle Level Design. • Lead all or part of a vehicle package to resolve specific issues as they arise. • Propose solutions to package issues in the interest of the product as a whole. • Run regular Package reviews with relevant groups to record issues, assign tasks and ensure progress on priority items. • Ensure compliance to market regulatory and type approval requirements. • For issues not easily resolved, ensure engagement of senior management to review options and suggest a design direction • Prepare plans and presentations for key milestone events as required • Ensure alignment of the package layout to vehicle and system targets and to the PALS attribute plan • Ensure timely development of package solutions to support the overall programme timing • Lead, guide and mentor other members of the integration team as necessary. • Work with other functional areas both internal and external to ensure system integration and compatibility. You will have: • A degree in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent (other relevant engineering disciplines will be considered). • Demonstrable experience in vehicle packaging or similar integration role. • A core expertise in at least one area of vehicle engineering • Hands on experience of running design activities in NX, CATIA or equivalent design system. • Proven ability to lead a team of engineers, designers and analysts. • Able to liaise with Product Design and systems engineering teams to analyse data, identify risk and work on resolutions. • Sound knowledge of FMEA, DFM, DFA, PLM, BOMs, releasing, GD&T and APQP. To apply for this role please contact Rachel Meacham. 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 Contracts are those of an Employment Business.

Contract / Hullavington

Senior Finance Analyst - 36026

A Senior Finance Analyst is required to join an automotive OEM, the role will sit within the manufacturing finance function. **To apply for this role you must have Manufacturing experience** The function supports several Directors in the organisation with a focus in supporting the plant Director. The Labour & Overheads (L&OH) team that is based at the Wolverhampton & reports to the Financial Controller. The team have responsibility for the reporting, analysis and control of the plants operating expenditure, everything from labour & overtime analysis, maintenance, scrap, utilities, service contracts and training & recruitment costs. Our operational customers range from Senior Management Team, Group Leaders to the Plant Director and Manufacturing Director, together with a wider stakeholder group including Manpower Planning, Corporate Finance, Central MP&L and Purchasing. Skills Required: SAP Finance modules Business Partnering Presenting financial data Strong IT skills with particularly strong Excel skills but is confident in using all of the Microsoft office package. Education Required: CIMA Qualified, ideally a University Degree in Accountancy/Finance To apply for this role please contact Rachel Meacham. 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 Contracts are those of an Employment Business.

Contract / Wolverhampton

Power Electronics Engineer - Electric Vehicle

A number of experiened Power Electronics Engineers for Electrical Vehicle are required to join a company who design and manufacture state of the art products for a global market. The roles are at varying-levels on a contract basis, and will be based in a brand new purpose built facility for the EV programme in Hullavington, Wiltshire. Rates and salaries flexible dependent on proven ability. Responsibilities will include: - The design of motor inverters, device selection, gate drive design, operating and protection strategies. - The design of power supplies for a broad spectrum of potential applications and power ratings. - Ensuring designs can comply with relevant EMC/EMI standards and modifying the design where needed to ensure this is the case. - Specification of associated passive components, contactors, cables, connectors and fusing. - Thermal management of power electronics systems. - Design of both mains and battery powered electronics to meet global requirements. Whilst the Power Electronics team is responsible for supporting new products at initial design stages, a key focus for any successful applicant will be to research into new technology and look at innovative ways of incorporating this into future products. Successful senior engineers will be expected to: - Develop the concept, proving key technologies and demonstrating the system feasibility. - Demonstrate designs are robust, cost effective and fit for purpose for a high volume manufacture environment, through detailed laboratory testing, simulation and analysis. - Initiating the production intent solution and developing suitable documentation prior to handover to the development teams. - Take technical responsibility for the power electronics content of a project. This may expand to the responsibility for multiple, small concurrent projects, supported by a number of team members reporting to the Power Electronics Technical Leader. To apply for these positions please contact Rachel Meacham. 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 Contracts are those of an Employment Business.

Contract / Malmesbury

Interior Project Engineer (PMST)

Job title: PMST Interiors Project Engineer Location: Hullavington Automotive An exciting opportunity has become available for a PMST Interiors Engineer to join our leading client, who design state of the art products for the global market. You will be required to play a pivotal role in delivering the companies vision within the automotive interiors team Responsibilities: Drive and control the detailed design and product development. Detail the design concept and layout. Ensure concept is carried through design details into product delivery. Ensure robust, innovation engineering design is implemented and integrated through all level of the product commodity. Complete DVA on all design interfaces, considering and demonstrating all process and manufacturing inputs at part, sub and final assembly stage. Ensuring the location strategy of the parts exceeds craftsmanship expectations. Take ownership for and drive the resolution of issues. Manage and monitor engineering deliverables. Skills Knowledge & Experience: Ability to liaise directly with suppliers and challenge design concepts, thinking and processes. High level of tenacity and drive to deliver in a challenging environment. Ability to manage difficult situations. Experience of interior commodity product launches – Concept to launch. In-depth knowledge of interior trim manufacturing and assembly processes. Understanding of PPAP process and deliverables. To apply for this role please contact Rachel Meacham. 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 Contracts are those of an Employment Business.

Contract / Hullavington

Chassis CAD Design Engineer (NX)

Job Title: Chassis Suspension CAD Design Engineer Location: Hullavington, Wiltshire A Chassis Suspension CAD Design Engineer is required to join a company who design and manufacture state of the art products for a global market. Job description: The Engineer will create CAD concepts for the Chassis Suspension Team with a strong focus on flexible components including pipes and hoses. This includes integrating and liaising with many teams across the product development, finding high quality, innovative and robust solutions to packaging challenges. Autonomous working style and good self-discipline to working practices is a must. Core responsibilities: Part of the Chassis team, initially delivering suspension CAD concepts for a range of components.The CAD fidelity will need to improve along with the project; developing concepts into production solutions. You will have a high level of chassis system knowledge, and be able to manage a large number of inputs into the design, including Designing for Manufacture & Service. Knowledge/skills/tools required: Engineering knowledge of chassis, function, performance and manufacturing requirements. Proven experience of development from concept to production. Competency with Siemens NX CAD & TeamCentre would be favourable. PC literacy, MS Project, excel, power point, word etc. Ability to communicate complex technical issues in an appropriate, concise and accurate fashion, both in writing and verbally. Ability to multi-task and plan effectively when working with a variety of project teams in an often high-pressure, competitive environment. Self-starter - ability to work independently, take on new challenges readily, possess a hands on approach and a can-do attitude Excellent team-working skills. Experience required You will have experience of working within the Automotive industry / Tier-1 consultancy experience Knowledge of systems best practices, materials and manufacturing requirements You will ideally have NX experience Education A Degree in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent (other relevant engineering disciplines will be considered). To apply for this role please contact Rachel Meacham. 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 Contracts are those of an Employment Business.

Contract / Hullavington

Automotive CAD Design Engineer (NX)

CAD Design Engineer – Automotive Location: Hullavington, Wiltshire An experienced CAD Design Engineer is required to join a company who design and manufacture state of the art products for a global market. Main Duties/Responsibilities: Create fully detailed 3D part CAD; from concept to production intent designs, to global regulations, geometric tolerances, manufacturing requirements and internal standards using NX and releasing in TCe Perform engineering design work relating to configuring, deploying, maintaining and updating CAD models Produce designs that meet targets for concepts, feasibility, packaging, clearance zones, mass, performance, safety and legislation Create and release 3D & 2D GD&T drawings of production intent parts and assemblies to British standards using NX and releasing in TCe Support CAD releases and reviews to program milestones, ensuring modelling is completed and released on time with quality. Generation of design proposals and reports as required Optimise and validate designs with simulation, liaising with CAE colleagues and using real world tools Support test, development, validation and local vehicle build events as required Work within the wider engineering team, and with other X-functional areas both internal and external, to ensure system integration and compatibility Ensure all work carried out is in compliance with company design, safety, quality, environmental compliance and standards Person Specification: A Degree in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent (other relevant engineering disciplines will be considered) High level of CAD design and engineering experience using NX or similar CAD tools. Product development capable with a high level of spatial awareness, and comfortable integrating engineering feasibility into CAD Knowledge and experience of dimensional control and tolerancing components at part level, through sub assembly levels and final assembly level Experience of DFM and methodical problem solving skills Able to demonstrate independent creative flair to solve complex interface design challenges and willing to own CAD issue resolution Ability to implement innovative design thinking into robust product designs. Ability to communicate complex technical issues in an appropriately detailed, but concise and accurate fashion, both in writing and verbally Able to multi-task and plan effectively when working with a variety of teams in an often high-pressure, competitive environment Self-starter; ability to work independently, take on new challenges readily, possess a hands-on approach and a can-do attitude PC literacy, MS Project, excel, power point, word and excellent team-working skills Desirable skills: Experience and understanding of automotive systems, engineering principles and part development from concept to production would be beneficial, particularly in the areas of: Body engineering (structure, closures and exteriors) Interiors (including trim materials, manufacturing methods and assembly processes) Environmental control (air flow and quality) Knowledge of automotive best practices, materials, manufacturing requirements, assembly processes, mechanical properties and failure mechanisms, will be looked upon favourably To apply for this role please contact Rachel Meacham. 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 Contracts are those of an Employment Business.

Contract / Malmesbury

Senior Finance Analyst - 36024

Title: Senior Finance Analyst Contract Position based at: Gaydon/Whitley Position Description: Join this team, and you`ll be helping to fuel our growth on a global scale. Finance not only sits at the very heart of our organisation, but it also affects every element of everything we do, so the decisions you make here will ripple through our business and, ultimately, all around the world. You'll join the Portfolio Finance Team in Product Engineering, which works across all vehicle lines providing analysis and insight into future vehicle line returns as well as supporting Product Strategy and Product Planning in modelling and developing future concepts. You'll focus on supporting the current platforms and future concepts within the following three areas: Strategy- where you'll act as a business partner to our Product Strategy colleagues and support the financial modelling of strategic and ad hoc business cases; Planning - where you'll support our Programme Finance colleagues on future car line programmes by modelling and reporting key financial metrics across all key financial gateways, based on latest financial data from different areas of the business; Reporting - where you`ll support the Business Planning process through preparation and analysis of latest model line returns. In your role, you will: Carry out ad hoc strategic vehicle line studies and scenarios as required; Set appropriate business targets at early gateway and provide financial support for those programmes, including representing finance at cross-functional work groups; Maintain robust profit models for future vehicles and various future concepts; Interface with the Vehicle Finance team, Product Marketing Finance, Product Strategy, and the Project Management team to ensure profit models represent latest agreed position of each programme; Carry out competitor analysis using various sources Skills Required: Qualified Accountant A Level Maths at B or equivalent e.g. BSc. Advanced Excel skills (quick and accurate) Experience Required: Ability to thrive in a dynamic and changing role. Your experience will have made you no stranger to questioning and providing solutions around how to achieve commercial success in an ever-evolving environment. Besides a challenger mindset, your success in this role will depend on your ability to communicate with a diverse audience ranging from Senior Management to Product Engineering, and you'll be equally comfortable liaising with Finance and non-finance stakeholders. You`ll need a proactive approach Ability to work with minimum supervision and taking full ownership of profit models to report financials consistently A continuous improvement mindset demonstrated by the ability to pro-actively identify and implement process improvement opportunities Strong analytical skills with an eye for detail and the ability to review, challenge and embed key processes. Strong IT skills (particularly Excel) To apply for this position please contact Rachel Meacham. 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 Contracts are those of an Employment Business.

Contract / Warwick

Communications Reputation Manager - 36002

An experienced Communications Reputation Manager is required to join an automotive OEM based in Coventry, with travel to Gaydon. An Internal Communication Manager is required to work across the service quality on a retailer project. This role will be reporting into the Project Manager and working closely with Accelerate Programme Change and Communication Manager. We are looking for a communications professional to come and make their mark as our Communications Manager and an internal communications specialist supporting a critical business transformation programme. You will create and execute a global communications strategy to support our global transformation programme, manage internal comms, deliver a new programme to drive up the quality and effectiveness of customer service internal communications to global retailers, lead the creation of a new internal comms working group, sharing your knowledge and best practice to raise standards. Inspire new and interesting ways to deepen engagement with our internal audiences. Skills Required: Project Management experience of planning and implementing large-scale comms programmes Strong communication skills - oral and written Multi-channel media production experience desirable Automotive / Retailer facing knowledge and experience desirable. You need to have experience/ knowledge of the retailer relationship model. Automotive experience and an understanding of the complex Global/Regional/ NSC/Retailer relationships alongside some 'outside the box' thinking for different ways to engage. You will need some experience around communications strategy, and understand that relationship and challenges is vital. Need really good stakeholder engagement and management. To apply for this position please contact Rachel Meacham. 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 Contracts are those of an Employment Business.

Contract / Coventry

Project / Programme Manager (Automotive) - 35998

Project / Programe Manager (Automotive) A Project / Programme Manager is required to work for a leading automotive OEM based in Coventry, West Midlands. Candidates MUST have strong vehicle engineering knowledge along with retailer experience including an understanding of diagnostic tools, hardware and electrical architecture from the retailer side. Main Duties: The role is to provide project management resource for these two work streams. Due to the highly complex processes and technology being proposed it is essential that the project manager is highly skilled both in agile project management and process transformation with awareness of the future state technology. Provide project management for the two accelerate workstreams which includes: Provide updates to the central accelerate team and to senior management on a regular weekly and daily basis. Liaise with the key suppliers building the technology to ensure all progress against plan, escalate when required. Liaise with partner organisations in Product Engineering and manufacture. Ensure that all risks and issues are recorded and progressed to resolution or mitigation. Liaise with all stakeholders (PE, Manufacture, Regions and NSCs) by acting as a central contact point. Ensure that regular a status are made available to all stakeholders (Markets, Regions, Retailers). Assist on wider project communications. Ensure that the master plan is kept up-to-date. Assist in the management of the budget control for the project. Skills Required: 1) Significant Agile project management experience in a high complex solution 2) Automotive experience in vehicle systems 3) Automotive experience with vehicle diagnosis tools. Familiarization with vehicle bus technologies (ie DoIP). Knowledge of diagnostic standards ODX and OTX. Knowledge of Retailer aftermarket environment, their key pressure and drivers. Proven track record of delivering highly technical complex projects in an automotive aftermarket environment. Practical experience in cloud base and enterprise technologies especially with Java Proven record in delivery on-time on-budget solutions. Highly skilled communicator being able to tune the message for very different stakeholders. Knowledge of Wrike and Jira desirable. Knowledge of wearable technology and industry trends highly desirable. Education Required: Academic Degree within relevant area or the equivalent education and/or experience. Retailer service experience desirable. Automotive experience in complex vehicle systems. Prince 2. Agile accredited. Unfortunately candidates requiring visa sponsorship CANNOT be considered for this role. To apply you MUST have either an EU/UK passport or a Visa that does not require sponsorship. For more information and to apply for this role please contact Rachel Meacham.

Contract / Coventry, West Midlands

Cab Design Engineer

An experienced Cab Design Engineer is required to work as part of the Cab System team. The successful candidate for this position will be responsible for delivering cab related engineering solutions and support to new product development as well as current production. As a member of the team, the successful candidate will be responsible for delivering cab engineering support to the product groups for use in current production and future machines. Responsibilities for the candidate include contributing heavily to current production by supporting manufacturing and by providing design solutions to issue resolution. DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES MAY INCLUDE, BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO: * Primarily utilising Creo 2 (Pro/E) and aligned PLM tools, the successful candidate will be responsible for delivering cab engineering support to the product group for use in current production and future machine platforms. * Supporting current production by interfacing with assembly operations and working with our manufacturing supply base to provide validated design solutions in resolving known issues. * Contribute to varying stages of the new product development process including; requirements capture, specification, FMEA, design, development testing, validation and certification depending on the individuals` skills sets. SKILLS/EXPERIENCE: Be able to read structural design drawings Be able to collaborate with injection moulding tooling suppliers Understand geometric tolerance schemes Be familiar with fabrication tooling - Weld fixtures, pressings, forming processes Issue tracking and resolution NPI Skills Competent in non-metallic design (CAD surfacing skills), familiar with injection moulding, roto-moulding, thermo-forming & blow moulding processes. Expected to be competent in mechanism design, ROPS design, light fabrication. Be able to hold design reviews with cross functional teams - Operations, purchasing, manufacturing engineers, quality department. Be able to run self-managed design projects Be familiar with project planning terminology, logic and updates EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE: Bachelor`s Degree (or equivalent) in an accredited Engineering, Computer Science, or Materials Science curriculum. Master`s Degree (or equivalent) - preferred. Strong analytical skills. To apply for this position please contact Rachel Meacham.

Contract / Desford, Leicestershire

Finance Analyst - 36008

An experienced Finance Analyst is required to join an Automotive OEM based in Solihull. Position Description: This is a varied role in a dynamic, fast moving and exciting environment within the recently created Shared Services Centre function. The role involves closing each accounting period, creating, analysing and posting several key journals. In addition, there will be multi-faceted reporting, variance analysis and Balance Sheet Reconciliations required for a variety of Operational functions. This is a blend of both Financial and Management accounting. There will be elements of managing internal customer relationships. This can be a month end (days 1-5) intensive role. Preparation and submission of a variety of complex month end journals. Month end reporting including variance analysis, Balance Sheet reconciliation and Performance Scorecard reporting. Assisting in the preparation and loading of Forecast, Budget and Business Plan data. Skills Required: Experience with SAP is essential Budgeting / Forecasting / Business planning experience would be beneficial. Hyperion & Insight / SmartView experience is advantageous as is working within a fast paced / dynamic Shared Service Centre environment. Education Required: Qualified Accountant preferred, but qualification by experience is accepted To apply for this role please contact Rachel Meacham.

Contract / Solihull, West Midlands

Group Finance Specialist (SOX) - 36007

A Group Finance Specialist is required to provide corporate and sub-ledger close process activities to ensure accurate accounts and Balance Sheet integrity is maintained. Responsibilities: Provide corporate and sub-ledger close process activities and maintain Balance Sheet integrity Deliver standardised, streamlined financial reporting to stakeholder teams Produce elements of the Record to Report (R2R), inventory, KPI and SLA measurement suite Conduct Financial review and challenge of Requisitioning documents in accordance with process Contribute to high quality analysis supporting management to achieve financial, operational, and strategic objectives Adhere to the policies, controls and governance Identify opportunities for continuous improvement Resolve customer concerns, escalating as necessary Undertake appropriate training and development Ability and willingness to travel - UK Skills Required: Good numerical, analytical skills Ability to multi-task, work accurately at speed and under pressure Continuous improvement "mind set" with the ability to proactively identify and resolve issues using innovation Experience Required: Experience of working in a SOX controlled environment Ability to work independently and in a team environment Knowledge of the R2R, Inventory area of finance Attention to detail at all levels Ability to research and troubleshoot user issues Self-driven learner with an appetite for continuous professional and personal development Qualified or working towards a CCAB recognised qualification To apply for this role please contact Rachel Meacham.

Contract / Coventry, West Midlands

Change and Communications Delivery Manager - 36002

An experienced Change and Communications Delivery Manager is required to join an automotive OEM based in Coventry, with travel to Gaydon. Position Description: To implement effective change management in response to business requirements and provide specific support, advice and facilitation to enable change management practises and tools to be utilised, ensuring business benefits are delivered and changed processes are implemented and ensure effective access to and deployment of change management approaches and tools Implement strategy and associated plans for a specific programme of change including implementing necessary resources and supporting systems, including monitoring and communications, to turn the "vision" into a practical reality Gain commitment and involvement of senior and line management and those affected by the change using influence and interactions to advocate change consistently in the wider business and act as a role model for change through developing and implementing change management principles as part of a project team. Prepare Communications and change strategy plan. Write and design, development, delivery and management of communications, ensuring that communications are managed consistently and conduct impact analysis, assess change readiness and apply risk mitigation techniques to maximise likelihood of successful and sustainable implementation of change Develop training interventions and provide coaching to enable continuous professional development and develop other transformation resources where required Provide technical expertise, training and coaching to colleagues on Change Management tools and best practices and maintain lessons learnt from change interventions and share key lessons with other change practitioners as appropriate Experience Required: Experience of successfully delivering a major Change Programme or Project Acute business acumen and understanding of organisational issues and challenges retailer facing knowledge and experience An individual with a customer first mindset who is easy to do business with and makes people feel special, driven to deliver experiences that are personalised, transparent and dependable. An individual who is results driven, demonstrates, tenacity, drive and perseverance, with the ability to deliver in a complex, highly demanding environment. To apply for this position please contact Rachel Meacham.

Contract / Coventry, West Midlands

CAD Design Engineer (Automotive)

An experienced CAD Design Engineer for Passive Safety is required to join a blue chip product development company, who design state of the art products for global market. Purpose To support all Safety Department related CAD requirements, primarily for Passive safety commodities and systems, but additionally for ADAS. Ideal candidates should be able to work both autonomously and with direction to resolve hardware integration challenges and create key geometry to support system engineering. You will become an expert in CAD related development and management within the Safety team and will provide key support for the wider engineering team. Main Duties/Responsibilities: Produce designs that meet targets for concepts, feasibility, packaging, clearance zones, mass, performance, safety, legislation, quality and timing. Support Project engineer's work with suppliers. Support Attribute engineer work with integration partners. Detailed design of safety commodity related parts (e.g. bracketry). Generate, update and maintain accurate CAD models, commodity package and section book. Generate accurate 2D CAD drawing as required. Carry out release activities related to the commodities Maintain TCE, BoM, cost and weight data. Person specification / Core Competencies: Essential: CAD Design experience working in the automotive environment Good engineering knowledge / experience. CAD apprenticeship or equivalent. Experience working in cross-functional teams. Good interpersonal skills and able to integrate with wider commodity delivery teams. Ability to articulate and present work output to seniors Appreciation of Automotive product development processes Willing to train in NX if not currently competent Flexibility and creativity in approach to problem solving. Excellent attention to detail. Ability to work under pressure when required. Desirable: Team Centre familiarity NX CAD skills Passive restraints commodity experience BEV exposure Problem solving experience To apply for this position please contact Rachel Meacham.

Contract / Malmesbury, Wiltshire

Data Analysis and Architecture Manager - 36001

A Data Analysis and Architecture Manager is required to work for a leading automotive OEM based in Coventry, with travel to Gaydon. Data Analysis and Architecture Manager Skills Required: Previous experience and knowledge of various data management tools (i.e. SDS etc.) & MS Excel / Access and integrated data solution designs (e.g. ESB, CRM, and BI) Operational Retailer experience Automotive Manufacturer Experience Experience Required: Ability to support implementation, use and comply to data governance frameworks - operating models, roles and responsibilities, policies/procedures and key metrics. Analyse, interpret and use data analysis and architecture solutions to ensure achievement of strategic business objectives Identify Interface Data Errors and ensure that appropriate focus is put on understanding and fixing root cause of any data issues and specific data gaps Review and manage duplicate accounts, this will include de-dupe and cleansing processes, review of root cause of the duplicate and implementation of changes to resolve root cause Provide guidance and support in data management best practices and governance, as required Develop, manage and deliver Data Analysis and Architecture processes and use data quality experience and best practices to continuously refine and improve standards Experience Preferred: Knowledge of Data management Tools and integrated data solutions designs For more information and to apply for this role please contact Rachel Meacham.

Contract / Coventry, West Midlands
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