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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.

Browse Rachel's latest jobs

Electrical Graduate Engineer - 35376

Electrical Graduate Engineer - 35376 - up to £22.50/hr Location - Gaydon, Warwickshire Responsibilities: Based in the Gaydon Quality office, the Electrical Quality team are responsible for delivering the targets set by the business for EESE Quality, in our drive to achieve world class performance levels. The team operate in an exciting, dynamic environment progressing the resolution of quality issues effecting customers in the field. Key Responsibilities: Lead PR-AIMs start up meetings. Represent EE Quality team in Whole Life Plan and Sufficiency Plan meetings, including compiling latest status pack & gaining CoC support where required. Report latest status of PR-AIMs and Sufficiency Plans. Maintaining the required level of engagement from core CoC teams to resolve PR-AIMs, 8D Projects, 6 Sigma Projects. Assigning PR-AIMs to the correct functional area, champions and track to pend and closure at AIM2 system. Identifying areas for improvement to reduce the time to close PR-AIMs Skills Required: 3 Key Skills: Degree in Electrical Engineering Capable of working in a reactive environment - "Can do" attitude with passion to learn and develop Familiar with tools and techniques to ensure robust problem resolution i.e. Six Sigma, 8D and Software Experience Required: Some previous experience of working in Electrical Engineering To apply for this role please contact Rachel Meacham.

Contract / Gaydon, Warwickshire

Lead EDS Engineer - 34773

Lead EDS Engineer - 34773 - up to £31.10/hr - Electrical Engineering A Lead EDS Engineer is required to work for a leading automotive OEM based in Gaydon, Warwickshire. Skills Required: 3 KEY SKILLS REQUIRED EDS technical skills - understands technical requirements for delivery of vehicle EDS. Can identify key EDS standards and design requirements. Maintains DPa tracker and sets up RMDV for EDS. Supports the delivery of the EDS commodity including cost, weight, quality and functional performance. Supplier Management Will need to interact and work closely with many other business functions, such as Marketing and Sales, Manufacturing, Special Vehicles and Suppliers. Experience Required: Self starter able to sustain a high, multitask workload. Combine Engineering with business skills Good communication skills and leadership Must be computer literate, Excel, Word, Powerpoint and easily adapt to company specific systems (previous knowledge in WERS, AIMS, RMDV, ECRs would be a benefit but not essential as training can be provided). Ability to work within a team or alone with exceptional organisation skills and attention to detail. Must have good presentation skills with the ability to clearly communicate to all levels within the company (production line to director level). A working knowledge of Change Control, Product Definition and Change Management processes are desirable in order to support the review of feasible product actions, and so ensure robust implementation and compatibility with downstream systems through to production. Experience of Automotive Engineering design, development and delivery. 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 / Gaydon, Warwickshire

Senior Chassis & Powertrain CAD Design Engineer - 35292

Senior Chassis & Powertrain CAD Design Engineer - 35292 - Special Vehicle Operations Rate up to £33.38/hr Location - Gaydon Key skills Required: Previous Chassis Systems Experience: Wheels/Tyres/Braking Systems Including Cooling/Suspension Systems Including tunables - Springs/Spring Aids/ Dampers/ ARBs/Bushes; Powertrain: Exhaust system detail or layout Proven Catia V5 and experience with TCE Good communication skills Experience Preferred: VisMockup trained / experience Computer Literacy i.e. Office, Word, Excel, Power Point GD&T (General Dimensioning & Tolerances) Knowledge / experience of vehicle packages Basic knowledge of manufacturing processes i.e. pressing, moulding, extrusion V5 trained at JLR - if not will have to take the Catia V5 competence test (minimum V5 or similar) experience TCe trained Catia V5 surfacing trained / knowledge Good level of Catia V5 Draughting experience Some form of motorsport experience preferred. Education Required: Minimum HND/HNC with significant experience. To apply for this role please contact Rachel Meacham.

Contract / Gaydon, Warwickshire

Studio CAD Design Engineer - 34830

CAD Design Engineer (Design Studio) - 34830 - up to £26.90/hr - Gaydon, Whitley, Multi site. Position Description: A Catia V5 Design Engineer with experience within in an Automotive design studio environment Skills Required: 3 KEY SKILLS Catia V5 - You must have some experience of some of the following skills sets: Model stacks Mould tools, Clay bucks, ACM CDRM Speed foams, Show cars, Armature design, FEAS and function cubes Knowledge of: Machining process 3-axis and 5-axis, Rapid prototyping, Model making Laminating/GRP production Experience Required: Model stacks, mould tools, clay bucks, ACM, CDRM, speed foams, show cars, armature design, FEAS and function cubes. Catia V5 experience. 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 / Gaydon, Warwickshire

NX CAD Design Engineer (Seating)

NX CAD Design Engineer (Seating) Pay Rate - £30 - £38 per hour Location - Coventry An experienced NX CAD Design Engineer is required with knowledge of seating systems design and development from concept through to prototype. Design and package of Seating systems and associated components in compliance to customer, legal and industry standards. Ensure designs are suitable for supplier and plant manufacture / assembly. Preparing of engineering change proposals with associated studies. Participating in customer and supplier design meetings. 100% accuracy of CAD to 2D and 3D and support of PLM Releasing System. Provide Component / Assembly Engineering Drawings in line with industry standards. Support, co-ordinate and audit, Low Cost Country off shoring as required. Fulfil customer engineering project time lines for release of design systems The NX CAD Design Engineer (Seating) should have the following skills or experience: Design and Development Seat Systems and associated components Knowledge of CAD, NX 7.5/9.0 and TCe within automotive design and release. Knowledge of reading, interpreting and definition of technical drawings to ensure robust definition of component parts and assemblies. Knowledge of how to read and use engineering specifications To apply for this role please contact Rachel Meacham.

Contract / Coventry, West Midlands

CAD & CAE Project Engineer (Chassis) - 35300

CAD & CAE Project Engineer (Chassis) - 35300 - up to £21.50/hr - Chassis Engineering As a CAD & CAE Project Engineer (Chassis) you will support the team to deliver robust, efficient components that meet or exceed performance targets, on-time and on-quality. This means the role requires a high level of detailed engineering design knowledge that can be applied across all platforms, to work with team members and supporting functions, component optimisation and engineering sign off for components. The CAD & CAE Project Engineer (Chassis) is responsible for the design and development of the CAD & CAE from concept to production and must ensure a robust DVP for signoff. In addition to this there will also be involvement with setting direction for new programmes, through leading the FMA (formally APC) function. Skills Required: 3 KEY SKILLS Experience of robust detailed component design (ideally of cast, forged and pressed metal components plus plastic mouldings). CATIA & CAE experience. Experience in creating and reviewing component drawings with knowledge of datum systems and tolerancing. Experience of component design to deliver performance attributes (durability, stiffness, weight, cost) Experience Required: Candidates will ideally be educated to degree level. Experience of component project management. Effective communication and team working skills. To apply for this role please contact Rachel Meacham.

Contract / Gaydon, Warwickshire

CAD Design Engineer (BIW) - 34789

BIW CAD Design Engineer - 34789 - up to £24.51/hr - Body Engineering A Body In White (BIW) Design Engineer is required to work for a leading automotive OEM based in Gaydon, Warwickshire. Skills Required: 3 KEY SKILLS Min 2 Years Automotive Body Structures (BIW) Design experience Min 2 Years Catia V5 or V6 Experience Experience of Teamcenter preferred Experience Required: Experience of automotive sheet metal pressing design. Experience of B.I.W stamping and construction processes. A working knowledge of TCe and Digibuck or similar. Knowledge of FPDS / GPDS project management process Engineering Degree or equivalent. In return for your experience we can offer: Long term contract initially until March 2019 with potential to be renewed yearly Experience working with a leading automotive company 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 / Gaydon, Warwickshire

Automotive Instrumentation Engineer - 34987

Automotive Instrumentation Engineer - 34987 - up to £24.16/hr - P3O A role within the 80 strong instrumentation team to carry out Planning and Powertrain delivery to the Prototype Build Team. The successful candidate would be working within the instrumention department carrying out test preparation and planning. The planning team consists of 6 people who liaise with engineers from all areas to establish their test and instrumentation requirements. This information is passed to Prototype Build Engineers to allow a seamless delivery of engineering test and development requirements. Candidates are responsible for collating information, producing planning and timing charts and producing Instrumentation Control and specification Documents. In this role, candidates will collate instrumentation requests for PVO builds and use this to create an Instrumentation Control Document for each build. Liaise with the Build Manager to introduce instrumentation exclusive build time in to the Vehicle Build Plan. Create Instrumentation MOL Jobcards for engine build and ensure engines are built with correct Instrumentation fitted. Present for Instrumentation at the PVO Are We Ready (AWR) event. Skills Required: 3 KEY SKILLS Excellent communicator, able to create timing plans and schedules by liaising with Engineers to establish their test requirements. Proficient in use of Excel, Powerpoint, Word, Google Docs and Databases to create and maintain plans, charts, schedules and Databases. AUTOMOTIVE EXPERIENCE IS A MUST - Familiar with Prototype Vehicle Operations, preparation and planning of build phases and instrumentation solutions to support the Engineering community. Experience Required: Experience in Prototype Vehicle build environment, able to create instrumentation test plans, SDV charts and build schedules. Experience of working in a planning role essential. In return for your experience we can offer: Long term contract initially until March 2019 with potential to be renewed yearly Experience working with a leading automotive company 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

HR System Analyst - 35418

HR System Analyst - 35418 - up to £414.00/day Location: Whitley Position Description: This role is the HR Systems Analyst within the HR Direct Data & Technology team. The role will focus on enabling the delivery of HR processes and services through innovation of existing technology, specifically SAP HR ticketing/CRM and People Portal systems. This involves working closely with HR process teams and IT teams. Key Accountabilities and Responsibilities Working closely with HR Direct process teams to provide key end user support and identify opportunities for HR System enhancements specifically on SAP HR CRM and People Portal. Act as the functional expert in HR systems. Collaborate with HR process and IT experts to maintain and improve HR systems in line with evolving business needs Technical publishing of content additions and changes on the People Portal. Coordinating and status managing resolution of system defects and technical incidents with IT partners (ticket handling) Support the delivery of system changes to enable extending use of these technologies to Slovakia and to support new HR process areas. Championing great end user experience in HR systems to make it easy for our customers to do business with us Participate in system testing for new HR System releases Ensure data quality and system content standards to enable effective business analytics and reporting Ensure up to date version controlled documentation on system configuration and user guides. Troubleshoot and resolve complex end user support issues, working with IT partners (i.e. TCS, SAP) Skills Required: 3 Key Skills Required: Experience of working with CRM / SAP systems as System Administrator Experience in configuring systems or being a System Administrator Quick Learner Experience Required: Experience in website design and publishing. Experience of working within a shared service team Attention to detail and accuracy are essential Additional Information: End Date: 9th November 2018.

Contract / Coventry, West Midlands

Vehicle Test Engineer - 34094

Vehicle Engineer (Safety Test) - 34094 - up to 25.40 Ltd -Vehicle Engineering A Vehicle Engineer (Safety Test) is required to work for a leading automotive OEM based in Whitley. The role will require the ability to work with External and Internal test facilities on improving the current Test Operation processes to improve the quality and volume of testing. Deliver continuity and repeat ability of results between test facilities. Manage the Continuous Improvement process and report out to Senior Management Team. Conduct crash and Sled tests at external test facilities in the UK and overseas to cover Holidays and volume peaks. KEY SKILLS REQUIRED: 1)The individual must have effective communication skills and be able to face off to various levels throughout the business including suppliers 2)The individual must have a good understanding of problem solving tools such as FMEA, 8D etc. 3)Applicants should be familiar with all aspects of the vehicle architecture Personal Profile: An individual who is results driven, demonstrates, tenacity, drive and perseverance, with the ability to deliver in a complex, highly demanding environment; An individual with the ability to combine a short term, pragmatic focus with longer term planning; An individual who is resilient, energetic and enthusiastic, able to deliver results under pressure, whilst responding constructively to challenging innovative ideas and inputs; An individual who can challenge existing thinking in a positive way whilst building credibility and trust through experience and personal style; A good communicator who can communicate complex ideas; An effective team player, actively leads, develops and supports team members; An individual who enables speed in decision making through establishing alignment, clarity, appropriate resources and sense of urgency whilst bringing others along. To apply for this role please contact Rachel Meacham.

Contract / Coventry, West Midlands

CAD Design Engineer (Prototypes) - 35223

CAD Design Engineer (Prototype Build) - 35223 - up to £25.00/hour Ltd Co - Vehicle Engineering A CAD Design Engineer for Prototype model build is required to work for a leading automotive OEM based in Whitley/Coventry. An experienced CAD user, trained on CATIA V5 Primary focus for prototype technology demonstrator models, whilst also supporting other activities related to the engineering and build of vehicle package properties. These require understanding and then integration of new technologies into existing or new vehicles. Solid and surface creation, manipulation and assembly working in collaboration with SME's, technology suppliers, other internal teams to create accurate, operational physical prototypes models in challenging timescales. Technology installations and features will be across a broad spectrum of disciplines spread across Body, Electrical and Chassis functions. Skills Required: 3 KEY SKILLS Experienced Catia V5 operator with several years experience in body or chassis engineering functions. Excellent mechanical understanding with kinematics experience in V5. Experience of creating / designing prototype models and vehicles. Experience Required: Prototype model build experience. Operated with manufacturing suppliers previously. Previous mechanism design - automotive or other related engineering field. Higher education in Mechanical Design / Automotive / Engineering field or Draftsman experience or Machine shop/Automotive model making. In return for your experience we can offer: Long term contract initially until March 2019 with potential to be renewed yearly Experience working with a leading automotive company 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

Armour Project Leader - 35414

Armour Project Leader - 35414 - up to £25.40/hr - Special Vehicle Operations The key role of the Armour Project Leader is to support the Armour Engineering Manager in ensuring that SVO Armouring Programmes are delivered in line with program timing, cost, and quality and to manage engineering issues and to achieve a robust engineering sign off. Key Performance Indicators: Delivery of strategies including partnerships Technical gateway delivery (IDJ, FDJ, PEC, FEC) PSW Phase 1 at TT Release status at FDJ that meets programme target AIMS status at technical gateways that meets programme Key Accountabilities and Responsibilities Lead the Engineering delivery on all SVO Armour projects on a specific Platform, liaising with the functional managers (Chassis, body, powertrain, electrical, interior), on programmes in the pre- phase through to job 1 + 90. Lead Engineering PDL responses, liaise/negotiate with core on ownership, develop tech feasibility (with APC), drive design feasibility (DPAT), co-ordinate project resources. Support core project DPAT, VIT, PST, VLBR as required to ensure SVO interests are covered and issues resolved. Liaise with core CoCs to ensure platform architecture and systems are specified, agreed and capable of delivering features for armoured products. Support SVO Engineering launch support and support NML as required. Drive/ Support Engineering team on delivery, timing, cost, AIMs, concerns, quality etc. Drive SVO innovation projects into delivery, on a specific platform. Drive SVO Engineering process improvement, and platform strategy. Undertake any other work as directed by their line manager in connection with their job as may be requested. Skills Required: 3 Key Skills: Excellent communication skills: Ability to drive the team to deliver on-time, cost & Quality, ability to negotiate with other functions to achieve objectives and resolve issues is essential, then present technical challenges clearly. Good knowledge & experience of delivering Engineering Programmes (PCDS) High drive, self motivated and able to deliver with minimum supervision. Experience Required: Good knowledge & experience of delivering Engineering Programmes (PCDS). Methodical detailed approach to work context. Customer first focused. Ability to negotiate with other functions to achieve objectives and resolve issues is essential. Ability to present complex data & issues to a varied audience. Negotiation and adaptability skills. The ability to manage complex technical issues is essential to balance the often conflicting needs of the business, within project timing constraints. Both verbal and written communication skills are important to report technical issues across all levels, and these should be combined with a confident attitude. Must have a record of proactive delivery and commitment to meeting deadlines. Be able to demonstrate high levels of leadership and people development skills. General knowledge of whole vehicle architecture and systems To apply for this position please contact Rachel Meacham.

Contract / Warwickshire, England

Thermal Test Engineer - 35360

Thermal Test Engineer - 35360 - up to £22.50/hr - Body Engineering Position Description: Working in the Climate Attribute team. Customer led HVAC system development ensuring system specifications and targets are correct for vehicle lines to ensure delivery of PALS targets and customer satisfaction Skills Required: 3 KEY SKILLS Thermal system design Use of data collection and analysis tool, Ipetronik, INCA, ASL Vehicle test experience in climatic chambers and real world Experience Required: Experience of vehicle test and development Education Required: Degree qualified in Mechanical or Automotive Engineering To apply for this role please contact Rachel Meacham.

Contract / Gaydon, Warwickshire

Support Buyer - 35405

Support Buyer - 35405 - up to & £11.50/hr Position Description: Reporting to the Regional Purchasing Manager this role will see you have accountability for all post sourcing/contracting management activities for designated commodities and suppliers Within your region to ensure JPH (jobs per hour), sequencing, warehousing, inventory and delivery frequency requirements of our manufacturing plants are achieved. You will support the Global Commodity Leaders and Strategic Buyers in the development and execution of commodity, plant and JIT strategies and develop and execute key performance indicators across the designated regional suppliers. You will implement purchasing strategies through your relationships with the designated suppliers ensuring that they meet Quality, Delivery, Cost and Responsiveness requirements and manage the designated Commodities and Suppliers in regional ensuring that JLR Technology requirements and manufacturing strategies are being followed. This role is also a pivotal role for interface with other key functions And act as a core conduit for true cross functional working across Production Purchasing, MP&L, STA, Product Engineering, Cost Engineering and Manufacturing. Skills Required: 3 Key Skills Required: Strong commercial awareness and theoretical business acumen Excellent stakeholder management Excellent IT skills in particular Excel To apply for this role please contact Rachel Meacham.

Contract / Gaydon, Warwickshire

TVM Engineer - 35339

TVM (Total Value Management) Engineer - 35339 - up to £24.10/hr Ltd Co Location - Gaydon, Warwickshire Position Description: A TVM (Total Value Management) Engineer is required to co-ordinate cross- functional teams to identify / develop and deliver material cost reduction actions with minimum supervision, ensuring all areas of the business are fully integrated with the change. You will lead the development of engineering and purchasing actions, in conjunction with our suppliers, with the specific aim of reducing the cost of components / assemblies, whilst ensuring cost reduction actions progress to plan. You will need to liaise with Plant Logistics and Manufacturing to ensure TVM actions are promptly timed and implemented with minimal effect to production. You will support and coordinate the Matched Pair teams in the delivery of strategy planning (SCD and CBP Process) to the agreed annual refresh schedule, having the skill for managing complex diaries, tight time scales and relationship building with key stakeholders at all levels within the business. Skills Required: 3 Key Skills Required: 1) Proven project management skills, including support for product development and purchasing projects. 2) Ability to build relationships and communicate effectively with colleagues to leverage knowledge and experience. 3) Tenacity and steadfastness to follow through and complete delivery, using initiative to find solutions. Experience Required: Project management of teams in improving value and cost for a range of commodities. Familiarity with change management and new product introduction processes. Holding a high level of data analysis and interpretation. Good business acumen and knowledge of finance analysis. Experience of cost reduction initiatives, tools and techniques. A good general knowledge of vehicle component design and or manufacture. HND or Degree. Additional Information: Although primary location is Gaydon the role may require travel between all sites (Whitley / Castle Bromwich / Solihull / Halewood/Wolverhampton). To apply for this position please contact Rachel Meacham.

Contract / Gaydon, Warwickshire

CAD Design / Project Engineer (Body Structures) - 35301

CAD Design / Project Engineer (Body Structures) - 35301 - up to £25.02/hr Position Description: Body Structures are responsible for the design and development of the Body less doors, which include Body Pressings, castings, extrusions and body sealing media for all models. It also manages the component and proto-type supplier base to ensure timing & project control is maintained. The department is responsible for developing designs from concept through to production. Our deliverables are released 3D CAD models which demonstrate robustness via FMEAs, FDJ Tracker, DVP's, APQP and ultimately PSW approved parts and meets each programme attribute objectives. Based primarily in GDEC, the project engineer will work alongside the group leader & the other project engineers. The successful candidate will report into the Body Structures department with matrix responsibility to the Group leader & the Module leader within the projects assigned. There may be a need to work at other manufacturing & design location to suit department needs. Personal Profile Essential: A passion for the automotive industry and the potential of automotive technology Strong project management capabilities with the ability to multitask Comfortable challenging cross-functionally and at a variety of levels within the business Desirable: Resilient and enthusiastic, an individual able to deliver results under pressure, whilst responding constructively to new ideas and inputs A dynamic and determined individual, highly driven, committed and results-orientated with significant pace, energy and confidence Skills Required: 3 KEY SKILLS Automotive Body Structures (BIW) Design experience Catia V5 or V6 Experience Experience of Teamcentre preferred Experience Required: Experience of automotive BIW design, stampings and body construction knowledge. Strong knowledge of CATIA V5/V6 Good communication and presentation skills to all levels Data analysis and PC skills including Excel, Word, PowerPoint Good team player, who is self-motivated to deliver good quality products Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with strong influencing and engagement skills Experience of B.I.W stamping and construction processes. A working knowledge of TCe and Digibuck or similar. Knowledge of FPDS / GPDS project management process To apply for this position please contact Rachel Meacham.

Contract / Gaydon, Warwickshire

Cost Engineers (Automotive)

Cost Engineers / VA/VE Engineers We are looking for a number of Cost Engineers / VA/VE Engineers to work for a leading automotive OEM based in Gaydon, Warwickshire. Cost Engineering is an exciting department that plays a key role in the business. It is driven by a passion to deliver profitable growth and by partnering the business in all our operational functions. As a Cost Engineer, you'll be part of a dynamic team focused on specific vehicle commodities. The role of Cost Engineering is to provide the business with robust, relevant and timely 'Should Cost' estimates and analysis. This will be relating to any part or assembly, supplied for use in the production the vehicles, be they current or future models. In your role you will be delivering 'should cost' estimates for a specific sub-set of parts, be providing insight and support to Advanced Engineering in the form of Value Engineering studies, as well as supporting the Purchase team in their negotiations with suppliers. You will also be identifying and supporting the implementation of opportunities to reduce costs and use this to influence relevant programmes and commodity directions. You will need an in-depth knowledge of a wide variety of manufacturing processes and have a grasp of at least one or more of the following: machining, casting, forging, presswork, injection moulding, vehicle electronics, vehicle interiors or assembly. In addition, you'll also have a good all-round knowledge of standard computer programmes such as Excel. Basic financial skills would be an advantage in this role. Moreover, a capability of developing productive relationships with people at all levels of our organisation will be desirable. Key Interactions Technical Specialists (product group; advanced product development; vehicle engineering/attributes; design) Product engineering teams & senior management Marketing; purchasing; manufacturing; logistics Chief Programme Directors and new model programme teams. Knowledge, Skills and Experience Essential: Broad engineering and manufacturing awareness Consultative sales/coaching ability and experience Experienced and comfortable facilitating large groups Open minded idea generator - value engineering; systematic innovation Experience of engaging and then working across multiple projects and multi-functional teams Personal Profile Essential: Results driven, demonstrating tenacity, drive and perseverance, an individual who is able to deliver in a complex, highly demanding environment A sophisticated communicator who is able to challenge constructively and communicate complex ideas in business language An individual who enables speed in decision making through establishing alignment, clarity, appropriate resources and sense of urgency whilst bringing others along. Brings passion, drives closure and overcomes obstacles in an empathetic and thoughtful way Strategic and operational, an individual who support strategic direction, but who can also work in the detail Resilient, energetic and enthusiastic, able to deliver results under pressure, whilst responding constructively to challenging new ideas and inputs. Able to challenge existing thinking in a positive way whilst building credibility and trust through experience and personal style. To apply for this role please contact Rachel Meacham.

Permanent / Rugby

Chassis CAD Design Engineer (SVO) - 35229

Chassis CAD Design Engineer - 35229 - up to £26.90/hr - Special Vehicle Operations Location - Gaydon, Warwickshire Skills Required: 3 KEY SKILLS REQUIRED Previous Chassis Systems Experience: Wheels/Tyres/Braking Systems Including Cooling/Suspension Systems Including tunables - Springs/Spring Aids/Dampers/ARBs/Bushes - Powertrain - Exhaust system detail or layout Proven Catia V5 Experience with TCE Good communication skills Experience Required: VisMockup trained / experience Computer Literacy i.e. Office, Word, Excel, Power Point Initiative Basic IT Skills. GD&T (General Dimensioning & Tolerances) Knowledge / experience of vehicle packages Basic knowledge of manufacturing processes i.e. pressing, moulding, extrusionTCe trained Catia V5 surfacing trained / knowledge (V5 trained at JLR if not will have to take the Catia V5 competence test (minimum V5 or similar) experience 3 years) Good level of Catia V5 Draughting experience Some form of motor sport experience preferred. Education Required: Minimum HND/HNC with significant experience. To apply for this position please contact Rachel Meacham.

Contract / Gaydon, Warwickshire

Project Manager (Connected Infotainment) - 35317

Project Manager (Connected Infotainment) - 35317 - up to £22.50/hr - Vehicle Engineering The Connected Technologies and Apps department has developed an innovative web application platform comprising an on-vehicle HTML5 framework and off-board server providing content and security. We are looking for a technical project manager to deliver new features from concept through to commercial launch. The Apps Project Manager - Connected Infotainment, is responsible for all deliverables in regard to the connected Infotainment development and delivery. This is primarily a Project Manager role, but good technical knowledge is required to manage the delivery. Specifically, overall ownership end-to-end of new feature delivery Understanding, managing and tracking the technical challenges and risks Day to day project management ensuring deliveries are on schedule Dependency Management, Risk Mitigation and Defect Management Ensures project documents (e.g. design and unit test specs) are complete, current, and appropriately stored. Rigs Supply management Liaising internally with feature owners to ensure dependencies for Connected Infotainment are available on time Skills Required: 3 KEY SKILLS Proven project management capability, demonstrable by recent successful delivery. Excellent communications skills, demonstrated ability to communicate at all levels, Experience working in mobile apps or web technology delivery Experience Required: Hands-on experience managing supplier facing projects Ability to be flexible, follow tight deadlines, independently organize and prioritise work Ability and availability to travel to supplier sites for face to face meetings, interacting with all levels in an organisation including executive management Ability to maintain composure, solve practical problems and successfully manage a variety of changing situations under stress and against tight deadlines Excellent verbal and written communication skills To apply for this role please contact Rachel Meacham.

Contract / Gaydon, Warwickshire

Senior Engineer (Engine Installation and Cooling)

Senior Engineer (Engine Installation and Cooling) Location - Peterlee, County Durham As a Senior Design Engineer in Engine Installing and Cooling you will partner with, and provide technical guidance to global teams in the development of current and new products. You will contribute to the planning and delivery of projects, continually learn and stay abreast of innovative technology, mentor and coach team members, broaden your professional network. Job Duties/Responsibilities may include, but are not limited to: Research, develop, and design machine concepts and layouts for Articulated Truck Engine Installation and Cooling. Lead projects, meet key dates in partnership with Engineering, multi-functional teams, global component and systems development teams, manufacturing, purchasing, suppliers, and logistics teams. A demonstrated ability to assemble and lead diverse teams, be accountable to deliver results on time. Continuously improve the product and department. Problem solve issues in current production and new programs by analysis and determination of underlying systems. Utilise and develop technical expertise, product knowledge to deliver programs using NPI process, have experience in, APQP, FMEA and Engineering Change workflow. Develop and lead innovation, efficiency improvement, manage cost and weight. Anticipates issues and takes appropriate action without being directed. Manage: priorities, design system tools, drawing release and Bill of Material. lead multiple projects simultaneously and to make sound priority decisions. Understand customer requirements and use that information to generate robust solutions/test plans to deliver customer value in a timely manner. Skills, Experience & Qualifications - You will have; All rounder - Senior Engineer with experience of heat exchange / cooling systems Extensive Design Engineer experience showing FEA experience and problem-solving capability. Experience showing expertise in component and system design. Bachelor's Degree in an Engineering discipline OR equivalent experience as a Design Engineer. Previous experience in CAD design packages Demonstrable experience of problem solving design issues for current and/or NPI projects Strong communication skills - oral and written complemented by the ability to develop/deliver technical presentations. The ability to work in a diverse team environment with peers, managers, suppliers, dealers, & customers. The ability to effectively develop and manage multiple complex project plans, from concept to production and be accountable to deliver results on time. The ability to work in - and enjoy working in - a dynamic environment; adapting to and driving positivity and change. Initiative - a self-starter that requires minimal supervision. Skills, Experience & Qualifications You may have; Extensive experience in Machine/Component Design, Analysis or Performance. Master Degree (or equivalent) in an accredited Engineering, Materials Science curriculum. Experience of Team Centre / Creo CAD. Demonstrated ability to assemble and lead diverse teams Relocation assistance is available for this position. Sponsorship will not be supported. For more information and to apply for this role please contact Rachel Meacham.

Permanent / Peterlee, County Durham

Senior Design Engineer (Engine Installation and Cooling)

Senior Design Engineer (Engine Installation and Cooling) Location - Peterlee, County Durham As a Senior Design Engineer in Engine Installing and Cooling you will partner with, and provide technical guidance to global teams in the development of current and new products. You will contribute to the planning and delivery of projects, continually learn and stay abreast of innovative technology, mentor and coach team members, broaden your professional network. Job Duties/Responsibilities may include, but are not limited to: Research, develop, and design machine concepts and layouts for Articulated Truck Engine Installation and Cooling. Lead projects, meet key dates in partnership with Engineering, multi-functional teams, global component and systems development teams, manufacturing, purchasing, suppliers, and logistics teams. A demonstrated ability to assemble and lead diverse teams, be accountable to deliver results on time. Continuously improve the product and department. Problem solve issues in current production and new programs by analysis and determination of underlying systems. Utilise and develop technical expertise, product knowledge to deliver programs using NPI process, have experience in, APQP, FMEA and Engineering Change workflow. Develop and lead innovation, efficiency improvement, manage cost and weight. Anticipates issues and takes appropriate action without being directed. Manage: priorities, design system tools, drawing release and Bill of Material. lead multiple projects simultaneously and to make sound priority decisions. Understand customer requirements and use that information to generate robust solutions/test plans to deliver customer value in a timely manner. Skills, Experience & Qualifications - You will have; Extensive Design Engineer experience showing FEA experience and problem-solving capability. Experience showing expertise in component and system design. Bachelor's Degree in an Engineering discipline OR equivalent experience as a Design Engineer. Previous experience in CAD design packages Demonstrable experience of problem solving design issues for current and/or NPI projects Strong communication skills - oral and written complemented by the ability to develop/deliver technical presentations. The ability to work in a diverse team environment with peers, managers, suppliers, dealers, & customers. The ability to effectively develop and manage multiple complex project plans, from concept to production and be accountable to deliver results on time. The ability to work in - and enjoy working in - a dynamic environment; adapting to and driving positivity and change. Initiative - a self-starter that requires minimal supervision. Skills, Experience & Qualifications You may have; Extensive experience in Machine/Component Design, Analysis or Performance. Master Degree (or equivalent) in an accredited Engineering, Materials Science curriculum. Experience of Team Centre / Creo CAD. Demonstrated ability to assemble and lead diverse teams Relocation assistance is available for this position. Sponsorship will not be supported. For more information and to apply for this role please contact Rachel Meacham.

Permanent / Peterlee, County Durham

Engineering Change Co-ordinator - 35197

Engineering Change Co-ordinator - 35197 - up to £24.14/hour Ltd Co - Vehicle Engineering A Engineering Change Co-ordinator is needed to manage the release process for Infotainment head units. Basic responsibilities will include, but are not limited to: Completing WERS releases for prototype, production and service introduction. Ensuring Tier 1 and Tier 2 suppliers aligned on introduction of parts, creating and agreeing support plans. Creating Alerts in WERS. Creating PACNs for cost reduction new funds etc. Creating WERS releases to update SW Licenses. Extra responsibilities, based on candidate capability Definition of releasing strategies for infotainment head units (part number updates, production vs service etc). Coordination of releasing resources in the Infotainment head unit teams. Ensuring SW/HW releases meet service freeze dates. Ensuring release plans match SW deliveries to programs. Support for integration of SOTA into JLR release processes. Manage the transition from WERS to iPLM. Skills Required: 3 Key Skills Experience of releasing components for use in high volume production. Excellent communications skills verbal and written. Proficient in the use of excel to create tracking sheets. Experience Required: Understanding of release processes in an automotive OEM. In return for your experience we can offer: Long term contract initially until March 2019 with potential to be renewed yearly Experience working with a leading automotive company 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 / Gaydon, Warwickshire

CAD Design Engineer (Body or Chassis) - 35223

CAD Design Engineer (Body or Chassis) - 35223 - up to £25.00/hour Ltd Co - Vehicle Engineering A CAD Design Engineer for Prototype model build is required to work for a leading automotive OEM based in Whitley/Coventry. An experienced CAD user, trained on CATIA V5 Primary focus for prototype technology demonstrator models, whilst also supporting other activities related to the engineering and build of vehicle package properties. These require understanding and then integration of new technologies into existing or new vehicles. Solid and surface creation, manipulation and assembly working in collaboration with SME's, technology suppliers, other internal teams to create accurate, operational physical prototypes models in challenging timescales. Technology installations and features will be across a broad spectrum of disciplines spread across Body, Electrical and Chassis functions. Skills Required: 3 KEY SKILLS Experienced Catia V5 operator with several years experience in body or chassis engineering functions. Excellent mechanical understanding with kinematics experience in V5. Experience of creating / designing prototype models and vehicles. Experience Required: Prototype model build experience. Operated with manufacturing suppliers previously. Previous mechanism design - automotive or other related engineering field. Higher education in Mechanical Design / Automotive / Engineering field or Draftsman experience or Machine shop/Automotive model making. In return for your experience we can offer: Long term contract initially until March 2019 with potential to be renewed yearly Experience working with a leading automotive company 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

Release Engineer - 35197

Release Engineer - 35197 - up to £24.14/hour Ltd Co - Vehicle Engineering A Release Engineer is needed to manage the release process for Infotainment head units. Basic responsibilities will include, but are not limited to: Completing WERS releases for prototype, production and service introduction. Ensuring Tier 1 and Tier 2 suppliers aligned on introduction of parts, creating and agreeing support plans. Creating Alerts in WERS. Creating PACNs for cost reduction new funds etc. Creating WERS releases to update SW Licenses. Extra responsibilities, based on candidate capability Definition of releasing strategies for infotainment head units (part number updates, production vs service etc). Coordination of releasing resources in the Infotainment head unit teams. Ensuring SW/HW releases meet service freeze dates. Ensuring release plans match SW deliveries to programs. Support for integration of SOTA into JLR release processes. Manage the transition from WERS to iPLM. Skills Required: 3 Key Skills Experience of releasing components for use in high volume production. Excellent communications skills verbal and written. Proficient in the use of excel to create tracking sheets. Experience Required: Understanding of release processes in an automotive OEM. In return for your experience we can offer: Long term contract initially until March 2019 with potential to be renewed yearly Experience working with a leading automotive company 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 / Gaydon, Warwickshire

Chassis Design Engineer (Forward Model) - 33332

Forward Model Chassis Design Engineer - 33332 - up to £25.41/hr A Forward Model Design Engineer is required to work for a leading automotive OEM based in Gaydon, Warwickshire. Responsible for the design and development of feasible Dampers, Springs and damper modules concepts before handing over to the program delivery teams. Engineer is responsible for achieving performance targets compatible packaging solutions for their components to facilitate meeting dynamic and durability requirements. Close interaction is required across all suspension teams, other chassis functions, other business functions like Body or Powertrain and suppliers in order to achieve this. Key Responsibilities: - Ownership of creating concepts components/systems. - Design of components to meet or exceed performance targets - Design of components that adhere to departmental standards - Effective planning and delivery of overall layout, detail design, durability and validation - Derivation of Engineering Specifications, DFMEA, Delivery Timing Plans and Design Verification Plans (DVP). - Create and maintain representative CAD. - Supplier management, discussions and communications to achieve the business goals. - Resolution of engineering issues throughout process (AIMS). Use of problem definition and 6 Sigma. Skills Required: 3 KEY SKILLS: Chassis Suspension Experience Demonstrated competence at delivering technical solutions Demonstrated competence at engineering drawings and CAD models. Experience Required: Engineering experience. CAD experience. Failure Mode Avoidance Experience To apply for this role please contact Rachel Meacham.

Contract / Warwickshire, England

Senior CAD Design Engineer (SVO) - 34409

Senior CAD Design Engineer - 34409 - up to £29.95/hr - Special Vehicle Operations, Gaydon Warwickshire. A Senior CAD Design Engineer familiar with Catia V5/V6 to design carrying systems, cargo management systems and some interior trim parts is required. Typical systems include roof carrying systems, rear carrying systems, interior trim and loadspace cargo management systems. Skills Required: 3 KEY SKILLS REQUIRED Proven CATIA V5 Experience and V6 knowledge Automotive Experience Good engineering and manufacturing process knowledge Experience Required: TCe trained Catia V5/V6 surfacing trained / knowledge 3d Live Knowledge VisMockup trained / experience preferred Knowledge / experience of vehicle system packages Basic knowledge of manufacturing processes i.e. pressing, forging, extrusion, moulding Previous experience of structural system design and plastic design CATIA V5 Draughting experience GD&T (General Dimensioning & Tolerances) Basic CAE analysis using V5/V6 Draft Analysis in CATIA Computer Literacy i.e. Office, Word, Excel, Power Point Able to work effectively within a multi-disciplined team. Good communication skills Happy to own project from start to completion and interface with external suppliers / core business groups. Degree qualified The ideal candidate will have: Worked in a team environment Have high-level awareness of vehicle architecture and modern automotive technologies Be organised and self-motivated. Able to prioritise effectively and work to demanding deadlines with minimum supervision Good written and verbal communication skills. In return for your experience we can offer: Long term contract initially until March 2019 with potential to be renewed yearly Experience working with a leading automotive company 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. To apply for this role please contact Rachel Meacham.

Contract / Warwickshire, England

Project Controller (Quality) - 34824

A Project Controller (Quality) - 34824 - up to £22.27/hr - Warranty Team Position Description: Project Control Supporting the investigations into and diagnosis of components and systems returned under warranty that are not meeting the customers intent. To review documentation and liaise with Diagnosis team to determine the necessary tests in order to successfully diagnose the core issue. To support cross-functional discussion and stakeholder engagement and effective project hand-over to the correct resolver. Skills Required: 3 Key Skills: Strong knowledge of Advanced Product Quality Planning (APQP), Production Part Approval Process (PPAP), Failure Mode and Effect Analysis (FMEA), 8D Disciplines, 5Why's and Pareto Analysis. Structured approach to problem solving Project Control: Demonstrable people and project management skills Experience Required: Experience in Automotive, Aerospace or Manufacturing industry and engineering Project Control: Conversant with a recognised structured problem solving methodology. Proven record of project management and delivery. In return for your experience we can offer: Long term contract initially until March 2019 with potential to be renewed yearly Experience working with a leading automotive company 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 / Warwick, Warwickshire

Metallurgist (Automotive) - 34952

Metallurgist - 34952 - up to £21.52/hr - Special Vehicle Operations Metallurgist required to carry out metallurgical analysis and investigation of components. Skills Required: 3 Key Skills Thorough knowledge of metals preparation laboratory techniques, micro prep. cutting, grinding, polishing, mounting. Experience in Non-Destructive analysis techniques e.g. Dye Pen / X Ray, SEM & OES usage General metallurgical and failure investigation knowledge and experience. Ability to analyse and interpret microstructures, fractures, NDT information etc. Writing technical reports and liaising with engineering customers Experience Required: General metals preparation techniques, experience in metallurgy failure investigation. Trained in recognised NDT/X Ray qualification. Use of metallurgical equipment, SEM, OES. Analysis and interpretation of microstructures, fractures, NDT information etc. In return for your experience we can offer: Long term contract initially until March 2019 with potential to be renewed yearly Experience working with a leading automotive company 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 / Gaydon, Warwickshire

Vehicle Engineer / Project Engineer - 34613

Vehicle Engineer / Project Engineer - 34613 - up to £25.93/hr - Special Vehicle Operations The Vehicle Engineer/Project Engineer: Armour role is key to supporting the SVO Armour programme delivery, ensuring final product integration and sign-off meet or exceed the needs of the customer. This role reports to SVO Vehicle Engineering Manager. Skills Required: 3 KEY SKILLS REQUIRED It is essential that the individual has worked in an engineering delivery role, ideally with whole vehicle experience. Excellent communication skills: Ability to negotiate with other functions to achieve objectives and resolve issues is essential. High drive, self motivated and able to deliver with minimum supervision. Skills Preferred: Key Responsibilities: Chairing all programme technical issues reviews, and resolving attribute trades to deliver a balanced customer proposition. Monitor delivery of robust geometric and non-geometric data, to support virtual series test plans, and report out progress through gateways. Creation of physical vehicle test plans, and subsequent management of test & development fleet activities. Competitor benchmarking activities, including static and driven vehicle assessments. Driving and reporting engineering sign off through RMDV² . Supporting engineering teams with issue resolution, ensuring engagement from cross-functional teams to resolve critical issues. Ensure all appropriate standards are met throughout design maturation. Key interface with VET team to ensure products meet Statement of Intent through to Job#1. Chair VIT meetings, AIMS resolution and be a driving presence in PST meetings for VE deliverables. Prototype fleet definition / definition of prototype's specification in order to deliver DV plan. Hands on contribution to the unique specification, design and assembly of mule, prototype & show vehicles. Experience Required: Preferably a degree in an Engineering subject or HNC/HND with significant experience. Minimum 2 years experience of working in a similar role within the automotive, or a related, industry, with a demonstrable track record of delivery. In return for your experience we can offer: Long term contract initially until March 2019 with potential to be renewed yearly Experience working with a leading automotive company 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 / Gaydon, Warwickshire

Vehicle Safety Test Engineer - 34430

Vehicle Safety Test Engineer - 34430 - up to £27.81/hr Ltd - Vehicle Engineering, Gaydon Warwickshire As part of a small supportive team, the Vehicle Safety Test Engineer will be a lead a cross-functional team from the start of a unique and exciting vehicle programme, responsible for one or more of the following test modes: Front Impact, Side Impact, Rear Impact, Rollover, Pedestrian Impact, Interior Head Impact. Crash Sensing, Active Safety. The Vehicle Safety/Test Engineer role will enjoy developing concepts through processes, creatively solve problems, steer virtual assessments, hands-on testing, manage projects and then prove all that hard work by destroying expensive prototypes through high energy crash testing. Skills Required: 3 KEY SKILLS Applicants should be familiar with all aspects of the vehicle architecture Applicants should be familiar with Vehicle Safety Integration activity and testing activity A working knowledge of corporate and legal vehicle safety standards is required Experience Required: Applicants should be qualified to degree level or equivalent or should have a significant amount of relevant practical experience. The ideal candidate will have: Worked in a team environment Have high-level awareness of vehicle architecture and modern automotive technologies Be organised and self-motivated. Able to prioritise effectively and work to demanding deadlines with minimum supervision Good written and verbal communication skills. In return for your experience we can offer: Long term contract initially until March 2019 with potential to be renewed yearly Experience working with a leading automotive company 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. To apply for this role please contact Rachel Meacham.

Contract / Warwickshire, England

Automotive Test Engineer - 35196

Test Engineer - 35196 - up to 19.53/hr - P3&O A Test Engineer is required to work for a leading automotive OEM based in Gaydon, Warwickshire. Position Description: Liaison with design areas, safety delivery teams and team leaders to provide the testing service required. Deliver tests in a timely manner in accordance with programme demands. Represent the company at internal and external meetings. Produce sign off reports suitable for homologation in line with product liability guidelines. Design and modification of test rigs and fixtures in response to legislation test protocols, CAE requirements etc. Development of techniques to integrate physical test and CAE tools related to test procedures and real-world accident requirement accident scenarios. Skills Required: 3 Key Skills: Mechanical engineering background Good communication skills Flexible, self-motivated individual with good team working skills Experience Required: Degree in mechanical engineering or related subject. Mechanical engineering background. Test environment experience. Report creation and publishing. Experience Preferred: Familiarity with test instrumentation and data manipulation. Familiarity with motor vehicle safety testing. 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 / Gaydon, Warwickshire