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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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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

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.

Contract / Malmesbury, Wiltshire

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

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. The Cost Engineer will: * Work with a number of PMT's to understand what Scope of Work has been issued to suppliers * Match the above SOW with what has been quoted and check for VFM, with a emphasis on looking for opportunities to reduce cost or delay the D&D spend * Where suppliers have not had a SOW, gain the SOW from the PMT and work with procurement to update the suppliers D&D quote based on that SOW * Work with engineers and suppliers to create detailed specifications, and identify D&D Cost Reduction opportunities - and ensure they are adopted and benefits realised You will need to have 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. You will have: * 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 apply for this role please contact Rachel Meacham.

Contract / Malmesbury, Wiltshire

CAD Data Controller

An experienced CAD Data Controller is required to join a blue chip product development company, who design state of the art products for global market. Accountabilities: Manage data transfer of information both into and out of the company. Provide support to engineering to facilitate requests for data transfer. Enable data transfer from external companies into Dyson Teamcenter and Bills of Materials (for documents and CAD data). Ensure documents and data are complete, fit for purpose and in correct formats as required by business. Enable upload of data into Teamcenter, including revision control, change management and sign off. Ensuring data accuracy and consistency across transfer processes. Skills and Experiences: Degree (design, engineering and manufacturing preferable) or equivalent Experience of Teamcenter, items creation and maintenance. Experience with NX and uploading / downloading of data. Good working knowledge of Microsoft Office suite. Demonstrable appreciation of PLM software. Familiarity with OEM systems desirable. Strong communicator; ability to convey complex issues concisely and accurately. Excellent interpersonal skills; ability to build productive working relationships and influence. To apply for this role please contact Rachel Meacham.

Contract / Malmesbury, Wiltshire

CAD Design Engineer (Seating)

A number of experienced CAD Design Engineers are required to join an automotive manufacturer based in Coventry or Redditch. SCOPE OF THE POSITION To design automotive seating system components to ensure compliance to customer and industry standards. Candidate should be capable and willing to create physical mockups from digital data. Candidate will be required to support with project engineering tasks as requested. Key Skills and Qualifications Required Seat Engineering background and experience Significant experience of Catia V5 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. Relevant CAD System qualifications including:- Modeling Surfacing Detailing Degree / HNC/D or equivalent in engineering design To apply for this role please contact Rachel Meacham.

Contract / Coventry, West Midlands

Matlab Programmer

An experienced Matlab Programmer is required to join a blue chip product development company, who design state of the art products for global market. Role: Coding of tools in Matlab to automate a Virtual Test Bench and visualisation tools for the Chassis: Vehicle Dynamics Department Skills * Experience of coding in Matlab. * Object Orientation experience, especially within Matlab, is highly desirable. * Experience of working with GIT and in an Agile development environment is useful. * Good mathematical skills required. * Experience of signal processing desirable. You will have previous experience in a similar role. To apply for this position please contact Rachel Meacham.

Contract / Malmesbury, Wiltshire

Lead Engineer

An experienced Lead Engineer is required to join an automotive manufacturer based in Coventry or Redditch. OVERALL PURPOSE OF THE JOB To work within the seating development team to design, develop and validate seating products for JIT manufacture, and to continually improve seats in current production, to improve performance and eliminate in-service product concerns. The need to work to agreed deadlines will be a key strength. SCOPE OF THE POSITION To lead the part a project (ie a row of seats or product group), within a team to own and deliver the engineering of best in class premium automotive seating for the products we develop for our customers. The role will include the creation of technical specifications or targets, and the design of components and assemblies to meet the technical requirements. The achievement of engineering deliverables within the program timing constraints is essential. To resolve technical issues and lead Product Engineers and Cad Engineers and associated team members to deliver to project timing and quality expectations. To create and manage the DFMEA for your area of responsibility. Main Responsibilities Work with the Engineering Manager to design and develop seating projects meeting customer expectations Work within the various engineering functions to deliver the design, DFMEA, analysis, validation, tolerance analysis, drawing creation and dimensioning and system integration of seating systems. KEY SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS Technical Skills Required Extensive Lead Engineer experience from within automotive, ideally seating / body engineering. Good interpersonal skills Strong analytical approach to problem solving Good mechanical aptitude Preferred Appreciation of CAD systems Strong conceptual design capability Able to think of innovative solutions to design challenges Qualifications HNC / HND or equivalent Bachelor or Masters in Mechanical or Automotive Engineering or a similar relevant subject To apply for this position please contact Rachel Meacham.

Contract / Coventry, West Midlands

Project Engineer (Seating)

An experienced Project Engineer (Seating) is required to join an automotive manufacturer based in Coventry or Redditch. To work within the seating development team to design, develop and validate seating products for JIT manufacture, and to continually improve seats in current production, to improve performance and eliminate in-service product concerns. SCOPE OF THE POSITION To participate in a project, within a team to own and deliver the engineering of best in class premium automotive seating for the products we develop for our customers. The role will include the creation of technical specifications or targets, and the design of components and assemblies to meet the technical requirements. The achievement of engineering deliverables within the program timing constraints is essential. Work with the Engineering Manager to design and develop seating projects meeting customer expectations Work within the various engineering functions to deliver the design, DFMEA, analysis, validation, tolerance analysis, drawing creation and dimensioning and system integration of seating systems. Define product technical requirements in terms of function, safety, durability and appearance. Technical Skills Required Good PC skills - Excel/Word and Powerpoint. Good interpersonal skills Strong analytical approach to problem solving Good mechanical aptitude Project Engineer skills from within automotive Preferred Appreciation of CAD systems Strong conceptual design capability Able to think of innovative solutions to design challenges Qualifications HNC / HND or equivalent Bachelor or Masters in Mechanical or Automotive Engineering or a similar relevant subject To apply for this position please contact Rachel Meacham.

Contract / Coventry, West Midlands

Project Engineer (Seating)

An experienced Project Engineer is required to join an automotive manufacturer based in Coventry. SCOPE OF THE POSITION To design automotive seating system components to ensure compliance to customer and industry standards. Reports to the Project Manager and/or Lead Engineer, and is responsible for:- Technical Design and conformity to package and customer specifications. Drawing Release with 'freeze' against each Programme build milestone. DFMEA creation and update and release against the milestones. All design changes post initial prototype tool release to use Change Management Process. PLM system. Maximum 10 day turn-around of PLM to solve testing related issues / concerns . Medium and short term CAD resource management, ensuring CAD Designers workload / priorities match those of the Programme Timeline and Customer Releases. Support Plant issues when proven root cause is base design (not quality / process) Customer liaison and reporting of project technical issues and potential resolutions. KEY SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS Required Engineering Degree or equivalent (or relevant experience) Excel / Word/Powerpoint To be able to read, check and correct detail Drawings - Practical application of GD&T Preferred Detailed seating (seat structures and seat complete) engineering knowledge M/soft Project DFMEA - Qualified to 'User level' Automotive Seating experience Problem Solving skills VE/VA techniques (cost pareto etc) Understanding of CAD systems (NX and Catia) To apply for this position please contact Rachel Meacham.

Contract / Coventry, West Midlands

Senior Cost Engineer

An experienced Senior Cost Engineer is required to join a blue chip product development company, who design state of the art products for global market. This role is to assess VFM on Vender Tooling, as well as checking ifs its appropriate for the projects volume and quality requirements. Reporting to the Cost Engineering Manager this role will provide the VFM statement to support the nomination of new suppliers as well as assessing VFM on tooling changes. You will audit tooling payments while the vender tooling is in development and build. Key responsibilities: * Carryout `Should Cost` Estimates for Dyson Automotive vender tooling * Present `Should Cost` and VFM assessment to Dyson Senior Management as part of the supplier nomination process * Lead cost down initiative with the suppliers and their toolmakers where required * Assess and Audit vender tooling design and build to the agreed timing plan, reporting concern to the buyer and PMT Qualifications, skills and behaviours: Experience with an Industry Standard Cost Engineering System/Software (Essential) Experience in Toolmaking and Process Engineering (Essential) Experience in Automotive or FMCG Procurement (Desirable) Understand new product launch activities relating to procurement (Desirable) To apply for this role please contact Rachel Meacham.

Contract / Malmesbury, Wiltshire

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.

Contract / Malmesbury, Wiltshire

Technical Programme Leader - Powertrain

An experienced Technical Programme Leader (Powertrain / Drivetrain) is required to support the business' need to meet programme timelines, in both current and new product development, we require an experienced drive train project lead / lead engineer. Job Purpose: To successfully lead a team and work within a team to create critical components, systems and/or processes. All project and internal / external customer requirements must be met on time and within agreed budget. Duties: Reporting directly to the engineering manager the technical programme leaders are accountable to pull together and/or lead existing teams of individuals, who may or may not have worked together before, to solve technical problems and/or create critical component(s), systems or processes. Effective professional leadership is required by demonstrating strong interpersonal / communication skills. In this role Project leadership may account for up to 50% of the workload, with the remaining time spent acting as an individual contributor. Whilst bringing technical expertise to the table, it will also be necessary to facilitate success by translating information from both customers, management and team members alike in to actions and leveraging some indirect resources as required. You will have the responsibility for drawing out the deliverables from the corporate management tools and translating them into a resourced plan. Essential Skills/Experience: A Bachelor's degree in an accredited Engineering, Computer Science, or Materials Science curriculum plus >10 years of engineering experience A Master's degree in an Engineering, Computer Science, or materials Science curriculum plus 7-10 years of engineering experience A doctorate in Engineering plus 5-7 years of engineering experience. Experience of driveline development, design, integration and validation and root cause analysis methodologies. Ability to self-direct, lead and work effectively in a diverse team environment. Ability to manage multiple complex projects simultaneously. Knowledge of engineering to release processes. To apply for this position please contact Rachel Meacham.

Contract / Wolverhampton, West Midlands

IT Project Manager - 35998

Accelerate / IT Project Manager (Automotive) A IT Project Manager is required to work for a leading automotive OEM based in Coventry, West Midlands. This role is key to be able to progress two accelerate workstreams - cloud based diagnosis and repair systems (WS2) and retailer workflow (WS3). Accelerate is a critical transformation program with approval from the BoM. The two workstreams whilst separate have interdependencies that require careful management. The projects are multi-year projects. 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

Customer Quality Process Leader - 35999

A Customer Quality Process Leader (IT Department) is required to work for a leading automotive OEM based at 2 sites Whitley and Gaydon. Position Description: To develop and deploy efficient, effective and continuously improving business processes to deliver industry-leading vehicle quality and reliability. Capture and analyse current state process maps. Develop future state process maps. Lead/Facilitate implementation of processes. Establish measures of performance (KPIs). Specify IT system requirements needed to support QA processes. Develop and update process documentation. Audit processes & set targets to measure performance. Ensure that all QA processes are up to date and reviewed annually. Assist other QA members to develop and submit documents for approval. Establish schedule for CQ target setting. Review external & benchmark targets correlation to internal targets & relation to competitors. Skills Required: Ability to Lead process improvement projects. Business Requirements captured from multiple functions. Process development. Automotive industry 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

Design Engineer

An experienced Design Engineer is required to work for a luxury brand based in Hammersmith, West London. The ideal candidate: An Experienced Design Engineer from high precision / low volume manufacturing. SolidWorks experience is a must. Reverse engineering experience is essential, as the role will be converting old Mastercam Data into 3D models and 2D drawings 3D Modelling & Surfacing experience ideal For more information on this exciting opportunity and to apply please contact Rachel Meacham.

Contract / Hammersmith and Fulham, London

Project Manager

A Project Manager role has become available for one of the world's leading manufacturers of off-highway machinery and diesel and natural gas engines. JOB PURPOSE: To lead the allocated project(s) to ensure the projects are delivered on time, to cost and quality. To develop relationships with the key team members in order to motivate and drive the project forward. Ensuring timely reports are produced to communicate project progress and potential issues to the Senior Leadership Team. JOB DUTIES: Management and accountability for assigned project / portfolio of projects Monitoring project progress and performance Providing Regular stakeholder reporting Proven risk management experience Working with all partners to monitor progress, to ensure project delivered in a timely manner on budget. BACKGROUND/EXPERIENCE: This position requires a four year college or university degree or equivalent experience within the project management field A wealth of experience in project management Must have very strong leadership and interpersonal skills including excellent communication skills Professional training in leading and facilitating meetings is highly desired. Previous experience directing the work of others is highly desirable. Must possess extensive knowledge of project management software (MS Project experience essential ) MS Office (Excel/Word/PowerPoint), Adobe Acrobat, and Web Publishing tools. Will also require knowledge of other software tools such as project accounting systems. Good Excel skills are vital (complex formulas, linking multiple worksheets, pivot tables, graphs). Knowledge of AGILE based approach to Project Management duties is highly desirable Project resource loading/portfolio resource management and project/portfolio cost management experience is highly desirable. Prince 2/PMP or equivalent qualification is highly desired To apply for this role please contact Rachel Meacham.

Contract / Irlam, Greater Manchester

Project Engineer (Automotive)

An experienced Project Engineer is required to join an automotive manufacturer based in Coventry. The role: Project managing several work packages within a structured project environment Create / update detailed AutoCAD schematics Perform cost analysis of process alternatives Write detailed specifications - this will include a certain amount of fact finding from various internal and external stakeholders Write specifications for manufacturing equipment and make recommendations for equipment procurement Work with all departments to complete plant and facility launches Monitor and audit the company's best practices and standards in the plant The successful candidate will have: A strong engineering background coupled with a number of years Project Management experience Ideally be Degree qualified, along with being Project Management accredited (e.g. Prince 2) Good problem solving skills and excellent communication skills both written and verbal To apply for this role please contact Rachel Meacham.

Contract / Coventry, West Midlands

Senior Account Manager

Job Purpose: Responsibilities will include: Lead the trim sales team, mentor and impart best practice Report and track financial performance at each build milestone Build up reliable customer relationships internally and externally Quote new business opportunities Commercially manage assigned programs Manage negotiation and closure of commercial issues. Generate and implement an ideas roadmap to Improve programme profitability (margin improvement) Negotiate Engineering change requests Maintain internal reporting (Plant improvement plans, growth plans, APR's, LPMP, etc.) Support capex spend approvals. Foster strong relationships between trim manufacturing operations, sales, PM and engineering Recovery of excesses and obsolete materials from customer You will: Have Advanced Excel skills with ability to filter detail and ensure quotation accuracy and consistency throughout projects and consistent customer approach Have Automotive industry experience A proven track record of Team leadership and Commercial negotiation Experience in Project Work / Project Management To apply for this role please contact Rachel Meacham.

Contract / Coventry, West Midlands

Programme Planner (Image Creation)

Programme Planner (Image Creation) Gaydon, Warwickshire This role works as part of the Digital Assets Operations team to enable tracking and reporting of all aspects of the Digital Assets imagery production process. Their primary goal will be successful delivery of all Digital Asset imagery production deliveries according to the Digital Assets production process, standards and associated programme management tracking and reporting. Key features of the role include project management / planning, change management, stakeholder management, supplier management, status communication, issue resolution and operational co-ordination. Key Accountabilities and Responsibilities Work directly with Digital Assets imagery creation production supervisor and production team in order to deliver imagery content according to Digital Assets Production Process Work collaboratively with Digital Assets imagery production supervisor to ensure plan is adequately resourced and production process requirements are upheld Liaising with Design / Marketing / Engineering / Product Information / Programme and Creative Agencies to ensure all stakeholder interactions occur as required Create and maintain detailed timing plans defining key milestones in the Digital Assets Production Process Create clear report-out documentation to escalate status / issues to management where required Champion Digital Assets business / commercial processes and act as primary point of reference in this regard Lead further development of Digital Assets business processes around imagery creation Ensure that all aspects of Digital Asset imagery production and delivery are aligned with Digital Assets mission / vision / strategy Knowledge, Skills and Experience Essential: Expert in project management / planning methods and processes Expert in product development processes (Engineering / Product / Design / Programme) and PCDS Knowledge of some / all of OXO, Design Intent and / or CAD maturation (Virtual Series) processes Experience in working in a production / operational environment Proficient use of MS Office (Word / PowerPoint / Excel) Excellent interpersonal skills in person, on phone and via email Engineering or other relevant degree or equivalent experience preferred Desirable: Formal qualification in Project Management (PRINCE2, APMP, etc.) Expert knowledge of Google documents and associated scripting Expert in MS Excel and associated Visual Basic Automation Previous experience working with / for a Digital Assets stakeholder (Marketing / Design / Programme) working with outsourced resource and managing supplier personnel To apply for this role please contact Rachel Meacham.

Contract / Gaydon, Warwickshire

Programme Planner (Model Creation)

Programme Planner (Model Creation) Gaydon, Warwickshire This role works as part of the Digital Assets Operations team to enable tracking and reporting of all aspects of the Digital Assets production process. Their primary goal will be successful delivery of all Digital Asset builds according to the Digital Assets production process and associated programme management tracking and reporting. Key features of the role include project management / planning, change management, stakeholder management, supplier management, status communication, issue resolution, operational co-ordination. Key Accountabilities and Responsibilities Work directly with Digital Assets Data Preparation Lead and Data Extraction Specialist in the Operations team in order to deliver Master Model data according to Digital Assets Production Process Work collaboratively with Digital Assets Production Team Supervisor to ensure build plan is adequately resourced and production process requirements are upheld. Liaising with Design / Marketing / Engineering / Product Information / Programme to ensure all stakeholder interactions occur as required Create and maintain detailed timing plans defining key milestones in the Digital Assets Production Process Create clear report-out documentation to escalate status / issues to management where required Champion Digital Assets business / commercial processes and act as primary point of reference Knowledge, Skills and Experience Essential: Expert in project management / planning methods and processes Expert in product development processes (Engineering / Product / Design / Programme) and PCDS Knowledge of some / all of OXO, Design Intent and / or CAD maturation (Virtual Series) processes Experience in working in a production / operational environment Proficient use of MS Office (Word / PowerPoint / Excel) Excellent interpersonal skills in person, on phone and via email · Engineering or other relevant degree or equivalent experience preferred Desirable: Formal qualification in Project Management (PRINCE2, APMP, etc.) Expert knowledge of Google documents and associated scripting Expert in MS Excel and associated Visual Basic Automation Previous experience working with / for a Digital Assets stakeholder (Marketing / Design / Programme) working with outsourced resource and managing supplier personnel To apply for this role please contact Rachel Meacham.

Contract / Gaydon, Warwickshire

Chemical Process Design Engineer

Chemical Process Design Engineer Location - Either Royston (Hertfordshire) or Brimsdown (Enfield, North London) Rate- Dependant upon experience We are looking for an experienced Chemical Process Design Engineer to aid with the process design of a new Chemicals Processing Plant, working within a large Process design team. Opportunities at both Royston and Brimsdown, roles will be based at one site with some travel required to the other. The successful candidate will be responsible for the design and selection of new process equipment and associated systems. Key responsibilities Process design development through standard process design documentation: Update of design base layer documents PFD, Process description, Equipment list, Basis of Design and safety, PIDs and interlocks. Process Design Calculations: Equipment, line, instrument and relief sizing calculations Process Equipment Data sheets Instrument specifications and Process Data Sheets Control Descriptions Process safety understanding Attend Hazard Studies, response to process actions and tasks arising Liaison, and interaction with other disciplines within the project and external Vendors Progress reporting Model reviews Are you the ideal candidate? You will have: Degree in Chemical Engineering (Masters Preferred) Strong demonstrated recent hands on experience as Chemical Process Design Engineer working on large process design projects, both FEED and detail design. Extensive experience in this field is required. Demonstrated flexibility having worked in different smaller scale sectors Pharmaceuticals and fine chemicals. Ideally Experience working on process design of precious metals (high value) recycling projects Ideally a Chartered Engineer through a relevant professional body Full understanding of P&IDs and PFDs and other process documents Full understanding of hazard studies To apply for this role please contact Rachel Meacham.

Contract / Royston, Hertfordshire

Senior Process Engineer

Job Title: Senior Process Engineer Location: Various (HQ is in Hertfordshire) Contract length: Initial 3 months with opportunity for extension Industry: Battery Technologies A number of Senior Process Engineer opportunities have become available for a global science and chemicals company and a leader in sustainable technologies. The Senior Process Engineer will support the scale-up of eLNO cathode technology platform and is responsible for leading Process design and equipment selection, also being accountable for Standard and Philosophy definition and assurance. The Senior Process Engineer works within Project teams under a matrix model, with other technical specialists and contractors to facilitate successful delivery. Responsibilities: Responsible for overall equipment or process design for the project. Ensure all relevant specification documents are prepared in adherence to Capex Projects procedures and agreed with the client. Provide technical expertise as required/defined by the project. Ensure the correct level of technical input and review has been applied to the coordinated design. Ensure technical knowledge is kept up to date. Maintain close contact with technical experts within the relevant engineering fields. Ensure adherence to Policies and Standards. Ensure timely ordering, delivery, installation and commissioning of equipment, co-ordinating the delivery, installation and commissioning of multiple equipment items and multiple contractors. Development and inform Capital Expenditure requests as required. The ideal person will have: Extensive experience as a Process Engineer on Projects. Experience in the scale-up of similar powder-processing technologies. Experience working in a matrix modelled, delivery-focused project environment Bachelor Degree in Chemical / Process Engineering Desirable - Experience with moisture-sensitive powders and Ni-based chemistries If you are interested and feel you have suitable experience and knowledge in order to fulfil this role, please APPLY NOW. For more information, please contact Rachel Meacham at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384 446112.

Contract / Royston, Hertfordshire

Finance Analyst / Finance Business Partner - 35984

A Finance Analyst / Finance Business Partner is required to work for a leading automotive OEM based in Gaydon, Warwickshire. Position Description: To partner with the business manager to enable achievement of operational objectives by providing robust financial insights. Network and proactively partner with the Finance Business Partners and managers to identify opportunities and risks to delivery of the business units plan. Provide subject matter information and data to the Finance Business Partner through effective research with external and internal bodies. Liaise with GFS to provide key data metrics and reports to the FBP and business leaders through proactive collaboration and networking with GFS teams. Interpret financial data to ensure that business decisions are made using sound and understandable data. Contribute to the development and alignment of department specific plans. Proactively monitor variances between forecast and plans to ensure forecasting and budgetary control. Contribute to project planning and control. Skills Required: Proven track record as a finance business partner, ideally gained within a large complex organization. Strong commercial business acumen Good communication, mediation and influencing skills. Proactive problem solver. Ability to identify anomalies in data and interpret implications for both finance and non-finance professionals. Ability to work independently and in a team environment. Keeps up to date with industry trends and uses insight to inform decision making and influence others. Continuous improvement "mind set" with the ability to proactively identify and resolve issues using innovation. Self-directed, works without the need for supervision Resilient and good under pressure. Ability to work at pace within a complex matrix structure and an agile workplace. Self-driven learner with an appetite for continuous professional and personal development. 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
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