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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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Project Engineer - 36273

A Project Engineer is required to join an automotive OEM. The successful candidate will join a team responsible for the design, development and engineering delivery to production for an active roll control system for the suspension system team. The candidate will: Design and develop specific components of the system through close working relationships with interfacing teams (e.g. Chassis, vehicle dynamics, manufacturing, service) Complete the required design validation - CAE, rig and whether necessary vehicle sign off. Develop test specifications from first principles to support validation Prepare engineering content (designs, specifications, statement of work) to purchase to enable supplier sourcing Liaise with suppliers to deliver programme content. Skills Required: Demonstrate strong work ethic with the ability to deliver high quality technical solutions. Proven ability to deliver a number of projects against a fixed time frame whilst also delivering to quality and cost. Excellent communications skills, self-motivated with the ability to work both independently and as part of a team. Experience Required: Proven experience in an Engineering role Experience of Catia MathWorks toolset Chassis systems Education Required: Degree educated (Mechanical, Electrical, Mechatronics) Project management qualification (e.g. PRINCE) To apply for this position please contact Rachel Meacham. Your CV will be forwarded to Jonathan Lee Recruitment, a leading engineering and manufacturing recruitment consultancy established in 1978. The services advertised by Jonathan Lee Contracts are those of an Employment Business.

Contract / Gaydon

Programme Leader - Chassis - 36271

A Programme Leader support role within Chassis Programmes Team is required to an automotive OEM. As a Programme Leader, you will be responsible for alignment of technical assumptions & costs with vehicle targets for future vehicle programmes to enable the successful delivery to project milestones. You will also be responsible for the coordination of activities required to support build phases and Programme Milestones. Must work collaboratively with CoC Module leaders & Cross functional teams to ensure adherence to programme delivery gateways. Skills Required: High levels of personal organisation and motivation are essential. Frequent exposure in wider Programme forums can be expected. Excellent communication, presentation and data analysis skills are essential Team leading capability is also required. It will be a requirement to act as a conscience to the Team and the delivery process. Experience Required: Project management skills - alignment & control of costs and technical assumptions. Must be IT literate. Good communication, presentation and interpersonal skills required Highly motivated self starter and good team player. Understanding of vehicle architecture desirable, particularly chassis components. Experience of negotiation, balancing customer needs / specifications and cost targets. High drive, self-motivated and able to work and deliver with minimum supervision. Knowledge of JLR systems may be advantageous but is not essential. Training will be provided. Education Required: Degree Preferred Additional Information: Main location is Gaydon. Support may be required at Oxford Road (Prototype Build) and Castle Bromwich / Solihull (Production Build) To apply for this role please contact Rachel Meacham. Your CV will be forwarded to Jonathan Lee Recruitment, a leading engineering and manufacturing recruitment consultancy established in 1978. The services advertised by Jonathan Lee Contracts are those of an Employment Business.

Contract / Warwick

Senior Engineer HVAC - Thermal

An experienced Senior Engineer - Attribute Team is required to join a company who design and manufacture state of the art products for a global market. Description: The Senior Engineer will act as the Product Attribute Team lead (PAT) for Environmental Control within out Automotive business. Role: - Have the ability to understand the overall vehicle concept and contribute to the design/development of the cabin Environmental Control systems to ensure that attribute performance is delivered - Interpret/interrogate simulation and modelling analyses delivered by CAE engineers and work closely with the other engineering disciplines to ensure that system performance expectations are met. - Develop and perform test plans and methods for simulation and solution validation (DVP development). - Conduct vehicle-level tests to assess benchmark competitor and current design performance - Where applicable, conduct vehicle-level certification tests to conform to relevant homologation requirements - Communicate clearly and effectively the results to a broad spectrum of project members and senior management, reporting executive summaries and KPI status at project milestones - Challenge and develop Dyson engineering practices to continuously improve efficiency. Demonstrate clear presentation of technical information and supporting documentation to ensure accurate transfer to other teams within Dyson. Requirements - Minimum BSc/MSc/BEng/MEng degree (2:1 or better) in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent Engineering degree - Demonstrable level of industrial experience in automotive attribute development, with respect to HVAC/thermal management systems Technical knowledge and expertise: - Vehicle attribute management/development, conducting benchmark testing, target definition and system performance assessment - Executive-level reporting; KPI tracking and status, risk reporting, target development glidepaths and plans - Experience with thermal measurement systems electronics, and sensors - selecting and implementing - Appreciation of other engineering disciplines such fluid dynamics and thermodynamics. - Awareness of vehicle-level homologation requirements for Demist and Defrost Test and Validation: - Knowledge of vehicle-level Design Validation Plan (DVP) development and implementation, with focus on test planning and preparation - Capable of developing test procedures and detailed methods, ensuring that tests are robust and repeatable (gauge R&R, SixSigma, etc) for the purpose of detailed data acquisition and simulation validation. - Experienced in running, operating, or leading vehicle-level demist & defrost tests in full-scale climatic chambers - Experience in running vehicle-level certification tests to meet homologation requirements - Proficient in test data interpretation and analysis, both live and post-processed To apply for this role please contact Rachel Meacham. Your CV will be forwarded to Jonathan Lee Recruitment, a leading engineering and manufacturing recruitment consultancy established in 1978. The services advertised by Jonathan Lee Contracts are those of an Employment Business.

Contract / Hullavington

Senior Thermal Comfort Engineer

A Senior Thermal Comfort Engineer is required to join a company who design and manufacture state of the art products for a global market. This role sits within the Environmental Control team of our Automotive function. Accountabilities: - Focus on understanding new and industry leading technologies, simulation techniques and experimental validation in the field of automotive (vehicle) occupant Thermal Comfort. - Have the ability to understand the overall vehicle concept and contribute to the design/development of the cabin Environmental Control (HVAC) systems through the use of knowledge of the latest technologies/methods in airflow systems and mechanistics. - Provide detailed analysis of system models that help ensure the physical solutions are reliable and fit for purpose. - Work closely with the other engineering disciplines to ensure that system performance expectations are met. - Develop and perform test plans and methods for simulation and solution validation (DVP development). - When necessary develop the research / experimentation required to fill the gaps in fundamental knowledge. - Communicate clearly and effectively the results to a broad spectrum of project members and senior management. - Challenge and develop engineering practices to continuously improve efficiency. Demonstrate clear presentation of technical information and supporting documentation to ensure accurate transfer to other teams internally. Skills: - Minimum BSc/MSc/BEng/MEng degree (2:1 or better) in Building Science or equivalent Engineering degree - Demonstrable level of industrial experience in Thermal Comfort/Wellness measurement, or Mechanistic Analysis. - Knowledge of Thermophysiology / Sensorial data acquisition and analysis - Experience using/implementing sensorial models : the Berkeley Thermal Comfort Model (desirable), ASHRAE Thermal Comfort Model (desirable) - Experience with thermal measurement systems electronics, and sensors - selecting and implementing - Appreciation of other engineering disciplines such fluid dynamics and thermodynamics. - Ability to develop mathematics based models for performance prediction, design and analysis - Ability to analyse large data sets and condense into simple learnings summaries and presentations Test and Validation: - Knowledge of test planning and preparation, along with ability to run robust and repeatable tests (gauge R&R, SixSigma, etc) for the purpose of detailed data acquisition and simulation validation. - Experienced in running experiments involving people - Desire to develop and grow knowledge in the respective field - Ability to work across a number of different project areas and systems simultaneously - Ability to communicate appropriate, concise and accurate information in written and verbal format To apply for this role please contact Rachel Meacham. Your CV will be forwarded to Jonathan Lee Recruitment, a leading engineering and manufacturing recruitment consultancy established in 1978. The services advertised by Jonathan Lee Contracts are those of an Employment Business.

Contract / Hullavington

Manufacturing Engineer - Trim and Final

TRIM AND FINAL MANUFACTURING ENGINEER Location: Hullavington Overview of the role: We are currently recruiting a team of Trim and Final manufacturing specialists to work alongside the RDD technology groups to ensure that products are manufactured to the highest standard. The Manufacturing Engineer role is an advanced manufacturing role with the remit to define and develop assembly manufacturing solutions from the early phases of product development through to handover to our New Product Launch team. This includes working with the product team to ensure Design for Manufacturing and Design for Assembly, plus working with engineers and suppliers to develop manufacturing systems, processes and equipment as required. Responsibilities: o Use DFA/DFM and Lean Manufacturing techniques to ensure suitability of all designs for efficient manufacture o Attend technical reviews / design meetings and present feedback where required o Lead virtual builds, to develop an assembly process and understand risks. o Support physical builds in a Pilot Build environment. o Manage technical issues and escalate where appropriate. o Analyse manufacturing feasibility of design proposals in CAD using Vis-Mockup and NX, identifying potential errors and suggesting poke yoke solutions. o Project / Supplier management, through development and monitoring of timing plans. o Work with engineering to develop volume-dependent solutions to assembly issues on the vehicle. o Assess the manufacturing requirements associated with a product, compare this to existing capability and map necessary areas for technology development. o Work with other engineers, external suppliers and Universities to resolve these capability gaps through manufacturing technology development. o Work to identify new and emerging technologies to solve known internal problems in the manufacturing process. o Generation of manufacturing documentation for new products / technologies, such as process and material flows, prototype build videos, production layouts and time studies, equipment lists and costings, PFMEAs, etc. Skills & experience required: - Manufacturing skills and experience: o Ability to demonstrate a sound understanding of general engineering principles o Experience of a range of trim and final assembly / manufacturing / test & validation tools & techniques and an ability to explain them and apply them in novel and imaginative ways o Experience of implementing manufacturing solutions in a NPI/NPD environment, preferably at assembly level in addition to component level o Ability to drive progress and actions through an analytical and data driven approach o Knowledge of high complexity automotive trim and final assembly lines and equipment and process design requirements to support production. o Experience in process development / documentation as well as lifting equipment / conveyance and process tooling design and development. o Experience in understanding and designing volume-dependent processes, jigs and fixtures. - Project and People management skills and experience: o Ability to influence decision makers (both technical and non-technical) in a challenging environment - General skills and requirements: o Degree level education in an Engineering discipline or a time-served apprenticeship in a relevant discipline. o Experience in relevant engineering roles o Self-motivated with the ability to lead, guide and influence others not in their direct line of responsibility o Experience of working in an environment where specification and process are not always predetermined o Excellent English oral and written communication skills, with the ability to interact effectively at all levels within the business o Green or Black belt accreditation in Lean Six-Sigma To apply for this role please contact Rachel Meacham. Your CV will be forwarded to Jonathan Lee Recruitment, a leading engineering and manufacturing recruitment consultancy established in 1978. The services advertised by Jonathan Lee Contracts are those of an Employment Business.

Contract / Malmesbury

Manufacturing Engineer (Machining) - 36130

An experienced Manufacturing Engineer (Machining) is required to join an automotive OEM. Contract Position based at: Whitley & EMC Wolverhampton + Potential International Travel Position Description: Manufacturing Engineer (Machining) This role will provide engineering and technical support to design, develop and implement manufacturing production processes to enable successful launch of new products within the Power Train Organisation, ensuring feasibility of all designs to suit manufacturing process / machining requirements, Design for Manufacture (DFM) and compliance with the Bill of Process (BOP). DUTIES: Responsible for the procurement and management of multiple machine tools & assembly systems covering a wide range of processes including: Various metal cutting processes (e.g. grinding, milling, drilling / reaming, grinding, honing, boring, gear cutting etc) Various test operations such as balancing, leak testing & in-line gauging Various automated and manual assembly operations. A variety of Washing and cleanliness technology for our product. Work within a team responsible for installing, commissioning and launching machining production facilities at plants worldwide. Work to achieve the development of standardised process strategies and procedures for replication within Global Powertrain Manufacturing Engineering Identifying and driving robust resolution of product design manufacturing feasibility & manufacturing process issues Introducing innovative new technologies into our manufacturing processes to improve safety, productivity, quality & cost metrics Driving continuous improvements in investment efficiency, process stability and robustness, flexibility & manufacturing cost per unit within and between engine programs Skills Required: 3 KEY SKILLS REQUIRED Have experience in the procurement and management of multiple machine tools &/or assembly systems covering a wide range of processes such as: Various metal cutting processes (e.g. grinding, milling, drilling / reaming, grinding, honing, boring, gear cutting etc); Various test operations such as balancing, leak testing & in-line gauging; Various automated and manual assembly operations. A variety of Washing and cleanliness technology for our product. Be experienced in identifying and driving robust resolution of product design manufacturing feasibility & manufacturing process issues Be capable of introducing innovative new technologies into our manufacturing processes to improve safety, productivity, quality & cost metrics to strict programme timing. Experience Required: Experience in machining and programme management / delivery. Must be able to work within a team of highly motivated manufacturing engineers Education Required: Would benefit from having a HNC / HND or Degree in an Engineering discipline, or have extensive metal cutting experience. To apply for this role please contact Rachel Meacham. Your CV will be forwarded to Jonathan Lee Recruitment, a leading engineering and manufacturing recruitment consultancy established in 1978. The services advertised by Jonathan Lee Contracts are those of an Employment Business.

Contract / Coventry

Charging Features Engineer - 36258

Title: Charging Features Engineer (Powertrain) Division: Powertrain Contract Position based at: Gaydon Position Description: Charging Systems is an area within the Powertrain Electrification Group that takes Customer-Requirements, translates them into engineering units and designs a distributed system to meet them. We have responsibility for liaising with many areas including other engineering groups and programme management. Our designs are implemented on all plug-in hybrid and electric vehicles. Within the team, we design, validate and verify the systems to a premium level. The Charging Features Engineer is responsible for the first stage in the design of the System, requiring a sympathy for Human Factors, Engineering and Component deliverables and is required to deliver a robust, agreed design that can be further decomposed into engineering designs. Skills Required: Knowledge of Human Factors in vehicle design Ability to work and communicate with others at multiple levels, including close liaison with Marketing, Human Factors and Engineering Degree in Engineering or similar desirable Experience Preferred: Knowledge of automotive product development Education Required: Degree in Engineering or similar desirable To apply for this role please contact Rachel Meacham. Your CV will be forwarded to Jonathan Lee Recruitment, a leading engineering and manufacturing recruitment consultancy established in 1978. The services advertised by Jonathan Lee Contracts are those of an Employment Business.

Contract / Gaydon

Automotive Project Manager

Job Title: Project Manager Location: Hullavington, Wiltshire An experienced AUTOMOTIVE Project Manager is required to join a company who design and manufacture state of the art products for a global market. Main Duties/Responsibilities: - Project Delivery and Governance of the Automotive Programme - Define and document Gateways/milestones and Deliverables leading across the Engineering teams. - Overall Automotive Programme Plan ownership, validation and alignment across Engineering Teams - Support Board Review Preparation - Managing/tracking ETRS to support production release and verification prototypes. - Technical reviews process and scheduling Person specification / Core Competencies: - Effective Programme management experience in leading programmes from concepts through the whole milestone process to delivery and launch of the product. - A highly motivated, self-starting individual, who has the ability to 'bring people together' and work in a cross-functional supportive method whilst ensuring the team focuses on delivery of the product. - Excellent written/oral Communication skills To apply for this position please contact Rachel Meacham. Your CV will be forwarded to Jonathan Lee Recruitment, a leading engineering and manufacturing recruitment consultancy established in 1978. The services advertised by Jonathan Lee Contracts are those of an Employment Business.

Contract / Hullavington

Mechanical Design Engineer - Aerospace

A Mechanical Design Engineer is required to join a leading, aerospace manufacturing and development company specialising in the civil and military aerospace sectors. The successful candidate will be joining to design and develop moving mechanical systems and parts. Responsibilities of the Mechanical Design Engineer will include the following: Providing mechanical design input to develop new systems and mechanisms or improving existing ones. Value analysis during the product design phase while optimising product development costs. Technical support for new projects and evaluation of the requirements and implications. 3D Modelling Use of Solid Edge To apply for this role you will have the following skills or experience: Considerable experience in the design and development for complex mechanical systems. Knowledge of BS8888 Draughting Principles, Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerances. Minimum HND qualified in Mechanical engineering or similar discipline. Aerospace Design experience using Solid Edge or Solidworks would be an advantange. **Candidates MUST be DV Cleared.** To apply for this role please contact Rachel Meacham Your CV will be forwarded to Jonathan Lee Recruitment, a leading engineering and manufacturing recruitment consultancy established in 1978. The services advertised by Jonathan Lee Contracts are those of an Employment Business.

Contract / Farnborough

Powertrain Project Engineer - 36259

An experienced Powertrain Project Engineer is required to join an automotive OEM based in Whitley. Position Description: Work on a structured approach to solving business problems using business process improvement methods in order to develop more effective and efficient ways of working Contribute to the delivery and planning of strategic options analysis and evaluation together with proposal presentation to senior stakeholders on Business Processes and related improvements Contribute to the delivery, cost, budget control and quality improvements with a keen customer focus taking overall responsibility for budget management and quality management Work in line with formal project and change management techniques to ensure on time delivery and achievement of planned outcomes Continuous improvement within the area and support continuous improvement events and activities Undertake any other work as directed by their line manager in connection with their job as may be requested Skills Required: 3 Key Skills Required Good written and verbal communication skills and ability to create and expand network across different level of seniority Self- motivated and strong ability to plan workload to meet targets Good analytical and excel skills Experience Required: An individual, who works independently, is results driven, demonstrating tenacity, drive and perseverance with the ability to deliver operational plans in a complex, highly demanding environment. An individual with the capability to combine a short term, pragmatic focus with medium term planning A resilient and enthusiastic who responds constructively to new ideas and inputs A good communicator with the ability to communicate complex ideas An effective team player, actively develops and supports team members Relevant previous experience Business Process Improvement Previous experience of Financial Control Above average IT skills, with a strong knowledge of budget management Knowledge of Quality Operating Systems procedures & deliverables JLR Programme & Delivery Plan Knowledge Education Required: Relevant Degree or equivalent experience preferred To apply for this role please contact Rachel Meacham. Your CV will be forwarded to Jonathan Lee Recruitment, a leading engineering and manufacturing recruitment consultancy established in 1978. The services advertised by Jonathan Lee Contracts are those of an Employment Business.

Contract / Coventry

Quality Inspector

An experienced Quality Inspector is required to work in a contract position for an aerospace company in the West Midlands. The role will include the inspection of both internally produced and supply chain products and may include First Article Inspection (AS9102). In addition, the Quality Inspector may provide assistance to the business (in particular Engineering disciplines) to assist in problem solving activities, engineering investigations, and corrective action determination. PRINCIPAL ACCOUNTABILITIES Quality Control and Inspection tasks including: General inspection of parts both manufactured offsite and onsite requiring outside processing and where necessary Supplier First Article Inspection. Where necessary, support engineering investigations for internal or external drivers. Where necessary, provide training to employees relative to interpretation of engineering drawings, work instructions, inspection techniques, and proper application of gauging. The incumbent must have broad training. Knowledge of Heat Treatment and Wet Processes would be advantageous. Encourages an environment of continuous improvement to attain elevated Quality attitudes and superior standards of workmanship. QUALIFICATIONS NVQ-3, BTEC National Certificate achieved within an indentured apprenticeship, or equivalent GCSE "A" Level study; and 5 years of experience in the operation of precision machines in manufacturing/fabrication environment Knowledge and experience with complex machined parts finishing processes and workmanship standards Background and experience in use of variety of inspection techniques and gauging. 3 years of Quality Assurance experience may be substituted for 5 years manufacturing or A&T experience. Experience of CMM operation using Zeiss Calypso software The incumbent must : Have an analytical and methodical approach to problem solving Have Inspection knowledge and use of a wide variety of gauges and sophisticated measuring equipment (CMM, Roundness machine, Surface Analyser, etc.) Be able to interpret engineering drawings and processes and procedures Be a good communicator at all levels both internally and externally as extensive involvement with suppliers and some involvement with customers in delivery and quality issues is a key requirement Have the ability to work across functional teams Have experience of using Microscope for the inspection/detection of burrs & working knowledge of the Workmanship standards expected for Moog product. Have experience of working with Quality Systems and a sound knowledge of ISO9000 & Inspection sampling plans Desirable but not essential: CMM operating and programming experience (Zeiss Calypso) + interpretation of results To apply for this position please contact Rachel Meacham. Your CV will be forwarded to Jonathan Lee Recruitment, a leading engineering and manufacturing recruitment consultancy established in 1978. The services advertised by Jonathan Lee Contracts are those of an Employment Business.

Contract / Wolverhampton

Power Electronics Engineer - Electric Vehicle

A number of experiened Power Electronics Engineers for Electrical Vehicle are required to join a company who design and manufacture state of the art products for a global market. The roles are at varying-levels on a contract basis, and will be based in a brand new purpose built facility for the EV programme in Hullavington, Wiltshire. Rates and salaries flexible dependent on proven ability. Responsibilities will include: - The design of motor inverters, device selection, gate drive design, operating and protection strategies. - The design of power supplies for a broad spectrum of potential applications and power ratings. - Ensuring designs can comply with relevant EMC/EMI standards and modifying the design where needed to ensure this is the case. - Specification of associated passive components, contactors, cables, connectors and fusing. - Thermal management of power electronics systems. - Design of both mains and battery powered electronics to meet global requirements. Whilst the Power Electronics team is responsible for supporting new products at initial design stages, a key focus for any successful applicant will be to research into new technology and look at innovative ways of incorporating this into future products. Successful senior engineers will be expected to: - Develop the concept, proving key technologies and demonstrating the system feasibility. - Demonstrate designs are robust, cost effective and fit for purpose for a high volume manufacture environment, through detailed laboratory testing, simulation and analysis. - Initiating the production intent solution and developing suitable documentation prior to handover to the development teams. - Take technical responsibility for the power electronics content of a project. This may expand to the responsibility for multiple, small concurrent projects, supported by a number of team members reporting to the Power Electronics Technical Leader. To apply for these positions please contact Rachel Meacham. Your CV will be forwarded to Jonathan Lee Recruitment, a leading engineering and manufacturing recruitment consultancy established in 1978. The services advertised by Jonathan Lee Contracts are those of an Employment Business.

Contract / Malmesbury

Project Manager

An experienced Project Manager from Engineering / Manufacturing is required to join a companies European Global Programme Management team. The team consists of project planning professionals and project managers working across 50+ projects. The team has an exciting opportunity for a Project Manager to join the team working within a fast-paced environment, co-located with the project team in the Peterborough offices. 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. BACKGROUND/EXPERIENCE: This position requires a college or university degree, or equivalent experience within the project management field. - Extensive job-related experience as a project manager. - Must have very strong leadership and interpersonal skills including excellent communication skills. - Must possess extensive knowledge of project management software (MS Project experience essential); MS Office, including Excel (complex formulas, linking multiple worksheets, pivot tables, graphs), PowerPoint, Word. - Must have proven risk management experience. - Experience of project and organisational accounting systems (e.g. MFG-Pro; SAP). - Professional training in leading and facilitating meetings is highly desirable. - Previous experience directing the work of others is highly desirable. - Knowledge of Agile-based approaches to project management duties would be advantageous. - Project resource loading/portfolio resource management and project/portfolio cost management experience is highly desirable. - Knowledge of company policies and processes, and company products and customers are highly desirable. - Previous experience working with the government's UK Research Innovation (Innovate UK, APC, EPSRC, etc.) would be desirable but not essential. - PMP, Prince 2, or equivalent qualification is highly desired. To apply for this role please contact Rachel Meacham. Your CV will be forwarded to Jonathan Lee Recruitment, a leading engineering and manufacturing recruitment consultancy established in 1978. The services advertised by Jonathan Lee Contracts are those of an Employment Business.

Contract / Peterborough

Steering Project Engineer - 36168

A Project Engineer is required to work within Chassis Engineering / Steering Systems. Position Description: The purpose of this role is to support the lower Steering Lead Engineer to coordinate the design, development, testing and introduction of new EPAS/RWS Systems. Operating in a cross-functional organisation, the Engineer will report into the relevant Group Leader and, where delivering on specific vehicle programmes, matrix report to the relevant Lead Engineer & Module Leader. The role requires the individual to support the technical delivery in close co-operation with the Lead Engineer, Supplier and system interfaces, also to develop and deliver the commodity plan and ensure delivery to required quality, cost and time. Skills Required: Ability to develop steering system engineering solutions which meet defined targets on time and to required quality. Good team working, organisation and communication skills to work as part of the wider steering Engineering team. Able to foster good working relationships with Purchasing/STA and suppliers. Ability to evaluate the performance and merits of EPAS/RWS engineering output from suppliers or service partners to ensure that requirements are satisfied. Experience Required: Ability to develop steering system engineering solutions which meet defined targets on time and to required quality. Good team working, organisation and communication skills to work as part of the wider steering Engineering team. Able to foster good working relationships with Purchasing/STA and suppliers. Ability to evaluate the performance and merits of EPAS/RWS engineering output from suppliers or service partners to ensure that JLR requirements are satisfied. Ability to plan EPAS/RWS system delivery and manage change within the Vehicle Programme requirements. Ability to manage and evaluate DV/PV testing, report on results and resolve issues. To apply for this role please contact Rachel Meacham. Your CV will be forwarded to Jonathan Lee Recruitment, a leading engineering and manufacturing recruitment consultancy established in 1978. The services advertised by Jonathan Lee Contracts are those of an Employment Business.

Contract / Gaydon

Seating Climate Systems Engineer

A Seating Climate Systems Engineer is required to join a company who design and manufacture state of the art products for a global market. Description - This role sits within the Environmental Control team in the automotive function. You will be responsible for delivering novel cabin climate systems launched on an Electric Vehicle. Accountabilities: • Embrace working on novel concepts with fast learning, excellent team work skills and strong communication skills. • Be responsible for delivering parts and assemblies from concept to manufacture with a strong delivery focus. DFMEA, DFA etc • Design of parts – liaising closely with the packaging team, design team, interiors and other PMTs to resolve design clashes. • Preparing data to create a strong case for a design by working from a user experience point of view and combining data from research, testing and Engineering fundamentals. • Creating and updating technical drawings at part level, assembly level and tolerance stacks. • Liaising with suppliers with regard to design, DFM, prototyping and timing • Design & test of prototypes from start to finish aiming to prove out fundamentals – E.g., Design, CAD, 3D printing, sensor & data logging setup, data analysis & presentation of results. Skills required: Essential: • BEng Mechanical Engineering (or equivalent) • Knowledge of automotive processes (APQP, DFMEAs, DVPs) • Experience using Siemens NX8.0 CAD software in automotive industry. • Competency in Heat Transfer and Fluid Dynamics principles. • Previous Commodity ownership experience, including release of drawings and specifications to suppliers and managing delivery of components. Desirable: • Experience with thermal comfort studies; HVAC optimisation for thermal comfort & test & analysis of thermal comfort. • Experience in automotive or similar industry. • An appreciation of other engineering disciplines such aerodynamics, thermodynamics, CFD analysis and electrical, electronics and electromagnetic systems. • Experience of system measurement techniques – airflow, temperature, pressure. • Experience in writing automotive specifications. To apply for this role please contact Rachel Meacham. Your CV will be forwarded to Jonathan Lee Recruitment, a leading engineering and manufacturing recruitment consultancy established in 1978. The services advertised by Jonathan Lee Contracts are those of an Employment Business.

Contract / Hullavington

Interior Project Engineer (PMST)

Job title: PMST Interiors Project Engineer Location: Hullavington Automotive An exciting opportunity has become available for a PMST Interiors Engineer to join our leading client, who design state of the art products for the global market. You will be required to play a pivotal role in delivering the companies vision within the automotive interiors team Responsibilities: Drive and control the detailed design and product development. Detail the design concept and layout. Ensure concept is carried through design details into product delivery. Ensure robust, innovation engineering design is implemented and integrated through all level of the product commodity. Complete DVA on all design interfaces, considering and demonstrating all process and manufacturing inputs at part, sub and final assembly stage. Ensuring the location strategy of the parts exceeds craftsmanship expectations. Take ownership for and drive the resolution of issues. Manage and monitor engineering deliverables. Skills Knowledge & Experience: Ability to liaise directly with suppliers and challenge design concepts, thinking and processes. High level of tenacity and drive to deliver in a challenging environment. Ability to manage difficult situations. Experience of interior commodity product launches – Concept to launch. In-depth knowledge of interior trim manufacturing and assembly processes. Understanding of PPAP process and deliverables. To apply for this role please contact Rachel Meacham. Your CV will be forwarded to Jonathan Lee Recruitment, a leading engineering and manufacturing recruitment consultancy established in 1978. The services advertised by Jonathan Lee Contracts are those of an Employment Business.

Contract / Hullavington

Engine Test Project Engineer - 36120

Title: Engine Test Project Engineer Contract Position based at: Whitley + visits to EMC Wolverhampton and other sites as required An Engine Test Project Engineer is required to join an automotive OEM. The Power Train Manufacturing Engineering (PTME) team is supporting future engine developments for the complete range of vehicles. With your extensive knowledge of End of Line test Facilities and in-depth experience of Engine Test procedures, you will join the Power Train Manufacturing Engineering (PTME) Assembly & Test department as an Engine Test Project Engineer. You will utilise your test knowledge to lead the development and implement assembly in-process test methodologies and facilities to robustly deliver the safety, quality delivery and cost objectives. The overall responsibility of this role will be to provide technical support to the PTME Assembly & Test Team with particular emphasis on the following: Develop test facility specifications to meet the requirements of current and future engine programs. Support virtual build events raising and championing issues where appropriate. Ensure adherence to company and departmental operating processes and policies including change management and engineering release systems. Lead specialist test cell suppliers in the delivery, commission and sign of new facilities. Support the Dyno Test Teams in the upgrade and introduction of the latest test standards to meet ES 6007 Test Specifications. Support the introduction of assembly in-process testing in particular Cold Test Facilities. Manage technical issues, offering guidance to the team and escalating where appropriate. Skills Required: Candidates should be self-motivated with strong project management as well as effective written and oral communication skills. Ability to travel to global locations to support expansion. Foreign languages are also an advantage, German, Italian or Chinese. Experience Required: Good understanding of Facility Procurement and H&S procedures Previous experience of high volume facility installation, project management, capability validation, commissioning and product launch, ideally in a powertrain environment. A good understanding of Dyno Test Cell set up and test procedures. A working knowledge of test bed data analysis tool sets, INCA, Concerto. Excellent communication skills, a flexible and self-motivated approach. A high level of organisational ability to manage concurrent activities including planning own time and workflows. You will be proficient with use of PC Systems & Packages, and have the ability to create reports, analyse and interpret statistical data based on various key metrics. A willingness to travel within UK and overseas to support facility buy offs and JLR global test facilities. You will have in-depth knowledge and experience of in-process test equipment, with particular emphasis on Cold Test, Hot Test and Dyno Test. Extensive knowledge of Power Train Test Processes and Methodologies. Education Required: Engineering qualification ideally at degree level or equivalent experience To apply for this role please contact Rachel Meacham. Your CV will be forwarded to Jonathan Lee Recruitment, a leading engineering and manufacturing recruitment consultancy established in 1978. The services advertised by Jonathan Lee Contracts are those of an Employment Business.

Contract / Coventry

Quality Engineer - 36117

An experienced Quality Engineer is required to join an automotive OEM in Gaydon. Skills Required: 3 Key Skills Required Application of Six Sigma, 8D in an Automotive high voltage electronics quality environment. Ownership and delivery of quality projects in a timely manner. Ability to deliver multiple issue resolution in parallel Experience Required: Six Sigma, tool set Experience Preferred: Black or green belt, PHEV, MHEV, BEV experience Education Required: Degree qualified applicable to Electro-Mechanical disciplines To apply for this role please contact Rachel Meacham. Your CV will be forwarded to Jonathan Lee Recruitment, a leading engineering and manufacturing recruitment consultancy established in 1978. The services advertised by Jonathan Lee Contracts are those of an Employment Business.

Contract / Gaydon

Controls Engineer - 36115

A Controls Engineer is required to join an automotive OEM in Gaydon. This role will be within the Chassis and Motion Control Systems team, forming part of the Body/Chassis Engineering Department. The team provides control system and software design and development expertise for existing and future Chassis Electrical, ADAS Motion Control, and various new technologies and enhancing the driving experience and working towards the goal of autonomous driving. This role is for an experienced and highly motivated Controls Engineer with responsibility for the design, development and delivery of in-house control systems and software for future ADAS features. Tasks include: Design and development of model based control strategies. This includes development and demonstration of new concepts and systems via desktop simulation and concept vehicles and working with software engineers to update and improve existing systems and architectures. Requirements analysis and decomposition, control strategy design, development and execution of validation process and associated simulation environments. Working with a team of system and control engineers, including an offshore team, to deliver concept and production systems in a timely manner according to vehicle programme timing and local delivery milestones Skills Required: Thorough understanding of Control System design and development using the Mathworks toolchain (Matlab / Simulink / Stateflow) for real time applications Experience of control strategy development and delivery through all stages of the engineering development "V" cycle, including understanding of system and software engineering principals Understanding of quality and robustness techniques and standards such as FMEA, P-Diagrams, noise factor analysis, and data analysis techniques to support this. Experience Required: Strong organisational, project management and communication skills essential Knowledge of MS Office Applications (Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Project) Prior automotive controls experience such as ADAS, Chassis, Vehicle Dynamics, or Longitudinal Control preferred, though strong candidates with relevant control system experience from other industries such as aerospace will also be considered Virtual validation tools and techniques such as desktop Simulation tools (e.g. IPG CarMaker) or HIL environments (e.g. dSpace), and associated plant model development. Requirements and change management tools and processes, version control, control strategy documentation. Knowledge of software engineering principals such as model based software development, software architecture, dSpace Targetlink, the C programming language, and relevant standards e.g. MISRA advantageous but not essential Experience of virtual test, component test and vehicle testing including proving ground environments Knowledge of Rapid Control Prototyping tools (e.g. dSpace Autobox or similar) Component and system level issue investigations including appropriate problem solving and reporting tools (Six Sigma, 5D, Is / Is Not, Fault Tree etc) Understanding of automotive networking, diagnostics and fault handling techniques, and related system development tools (CANalyzer, ASL, CANape, etc.) Experience of safety critical systems and software, including standards such as ISO26262, IEC61508 or similar. Experience working with or managing offshore software development teams and / or 3rd party ECU suppliers for software coding and integration tasks Full UK driving license Education Required: Degree in Electronics, Software, Automotive / Aerospace engineering or similar subject, or equivalent industry experience Additional Information: The role is based at Gaydon, but occasional travel to other sites will be required including overseas. To apply for this role please contact Rachel Meacham. Your CV will be forwarded to Jonathan Lee Recruitment, a leading engineering and manufacturing recruitment consultancy established in 1978. The services advertised by Jonathan Lee Contracts are those of an Employment Business.

Contract / Gaydon

PMST Project Leader - 36131

Title: PMST Leader Division: Special Vehicle Operations Contract Position based at: Fen End (Main Site) + Solihull for Launch Duties to Include: Project manage the delivery of niche & high line SVO Exterior Trim components or sub systems. Liaison with programme team, suppliers, manufacturing and purchasing, etc. Manage component validation programme including order and supply of components and arrangement of rig and vehicle test. Analyse internal test standards and create project delivery plans Project management, ability to use appropriate quality tools and techniques e.g. FMEA, DFA, DVP etc. PC skills: Excel, Word, Powerpoint and database applications Knowledge of WERS releasing, CATIA V5, VisMockup, FMEA, ENOVIA Experience of relevant components and systems and materials and production processes used in the manufacture of the components. Experience of Product Change systems. Knowledge of CCDS project management process. Skills Required: 3 KEY SKILLS REQUIRED It is essential that the individual has worked in an Exterior Trim engineering role, with a high level knowledge of such commodities and has had experience in developing tooling for all types of trim parts. 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 Experience Required: High level knowledge on BiW and closure systems and CATIA trained. Experience in projects from pre to Job 1 including launch support. Experience of GPDS / PCS and all engineering planning and delivery processes is essential i.e. AIM's, DFMEA, eFDVS / RMDV, WERS. 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. Candidates must be committed, flexible and able to work under pressure. Good leadership and influencing skills The ability to manage complex technical issues is essential to balance the often conflicting needs of the business, within project timing constraints. A good level of people development and team management skill or experience. Both verbal and written communication skills are important to report technical issues across all levels, and these should be combined with a confident attitude. Record of proactive delivery and commitment to meeting deadlines. Able to demonstrate high levels of leadership and people development skills. Flexible with regard to multiple site working during launch. Experience of working in a similar role within the automotive, or a related, industry, with a demonstrable track record of delivery Degree in an Engineering subject or HNC/HND with significant experience To apply for this role please contact Rachel Meacham. Your CV will be forwarded to Jonathan Lee Recruitment, a leading engineering and manufacturing recruitment consultancy established in 1978. The services advertised by Jonathan Lee Contracts are those of an Employment Business.

Contract / Warwick

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. Your CV will be forwarded to Jonathan Lee Recruitment, a leading engineering and manufacturing recruitment consultancy established in 1978. The services advertised by Jonathan Lee Contracts are those of an Employment Business.

Contract / Coventry

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 - and underbody. • Lead all or part of a vehicle package to resolve specific issues as they arise. • Propose solutions to package issues in the interest of the product as a whole. • Run regular Package reviews with relevant groups to record issues, assign tasks and ensure progress on priority items. • Ensure compliance to market regulatory and type approval requirements. • For issues not easily resolved, ensure engagement of senior management to review options and suggest a design direction • Prepare plans and presentations for key milestone events as required • Ensure alignment of the package layout to vehicle and system targets and to the PALS attribute plan • Ensure timely development of package solutions to support the overall programme timing • Lead, guide and mentor other members of the integration team as necessary. • Work with other functional areas both internal and external to ensure system integration and compatibility. You will have: • A degree in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent (other relevant engineering disciplines will be considered). • Demonstrable experience in vehicle packaging or similar integration role. • A core expertise in at least one area of vehicle engineering • Hands on experience of running design activities in NX, CATIA or equivalent design system. • Proven ability to lead a team of engineers, designers and analysts. • Able to liaise with Product Design and systems engineering teams to analyse data, identify risk and work on resolutions. • Sound knowledge of FMEA, DFM, DFA, PLM, BOMs, releasing, GD&T and APQP. To apply for this role please contact Rachel Meacham. Your CV will be forwarded to Jonathan Lee Recruitment, a leading engineering and manufacturing recruitment consultancy established in 1978. The services advertised by Jonathan Lee Contracts are those of an Employment Business.

Contract / Hullavington

Electrical Vehicle Technician

Electrical Technician Location: Hullavington, Wiltshire An experienced Electrical Technician is required to join a company who design and manufacture state of the art products for a global market. Position overview: A role within the Test & Development team, providing a technician level of service to support the building of test rigs and installations as required by the project's requirement for research hardware. Key responsibilities: Assembly of high voltage propulsion systems using build documentation and jigs/ fixtures where relevant Conducting tests on sub-assemblies and in-vehicle assemblies. Typically involving both mechanical and electrical tests and result/data recording Liaising with engineers to specify build requirements and procedures and assist with planning Supporting set up and calibration of test equipment Following quality system generated build procedures where applicable, and feeding back any procedural issues Inspection of incoming components and reporting stock levels for re-ordering Fabrication and machining work as required Qualifications, skills and behaviours: Relevant practically based mechanical or electrical qualification (at least NVQ 4 or equivalent) Experience in a motorsport, automotive or similar precision prototype or low volume production and development environment Ideally, experience of building High Voltage Batteries Working knowledge of electrical circuits, some electrical testing experience would be preferred Appreciation and application of 5S requirements Basic computer literacy with experience of Microsoft Word, Outlook and Excel To apply for this role please contact Rachel Meacham. Your CV will be forwarded to Jonathan Lee Recruitment, a leading engineering and manufacturing recruitment consultancy established in 1978. The services advertised by Jonathan Lee Contracts are those of an Employment Business.

Contract / Malmesbury

Vehicle Technician

Vehicle Technician Location: Hullavington, Wiltshire An experienced Vehicle Technician is required to join a company who design and manufacture state of the art products for a global market. Position overview: A role within the Test & Development team, providing a technician level of service to fleet vehicles, benchmark vehicles and newly built mules. Key responsibilities: Ensuring safe working practice whilst a vehicle workshop Extensive stripping and refitting of vehicles with a view to retaining 'as new' functionality where required Modify bodywork, electrical systems, HAVC systems etc. as required Collation and supervision of vehicle test and measurement equipment Maintain test vehicles, occasionally off-site at test locations Tow trailers where required. Qualifications, skills and behaviours: Time served mechanic, up to date with diagnostic tools and procedure F-Gas certified / AC trained Coded welding a distinct advantage Experience towing a trailer a distinct advantage Able to produce work accurately from drawings as well as fabricate freeform items Build, fit and diagnose instrumentation hardware into vehicles. To apply for this position please contact Rachel Meacham. Your CV will be forwarded to Jonathan Lee Recruitment, a leading engineering and manufacturing recruitment consultancy established in 1978. The services advertised by Jonathan Lee Contracts are those of an Employment Business.

Contract / Malmesbury

Interiors CAD Design Engineer NX

CAD Design Engineer - Interiors - NX Location: Hullavington, Wiltshire An experienced CAD Design Engineer for Interiors is required to join a company who design and manufacture state of the art products for a global market. Description This role sits within the Interiors team of our automotive function and plays an important role in delivering our vision. Accountabilities - Develop fully detailed CAD models. - Perform engineering design work relating to configuring, deploying, maintain and updating CAD models. - Produce designs that meet targets for concepts, feasibility, packaging, clearance zones, mass, performance, safety, legislation, quality and timing. - Generate, update and maintaining accurate CAD models, commodity package and section book. - Generate accurate 2d CAD drawing as required. - Ensure all work carried out is in compliance with company design, safety, quality, environmental compliance and standards - Interact with various departments and stake holders to obtain design information and implement in CAD as appropriate. Skills - Experienced proven knowledge of interior engineering design principles. - Experience of Interior trim manufacturing methods and assembly processes. - Experience of generating interior concept and converting into robust detailed engineering CAD models. - Integrating engineering feasibility into CAD design. - Knowledge of interiors material properties and behaviours. - Knowledge and experience of dimensional control and tolerancing components at part level, thru sub assembly levels and final assembly level. - Able to demonstrate independent creative flair to solve complex interface design challenges. - Ability to implement innovative design thinking into robust product designs. - Self-motivated. - Ability to meet project timescales. - Able to work as a team and be self-motivated to resolve issues independently. - Own CAD issue resolutions. - Present finding in a concise, accurate, detailed way. - Experience of NX CAD software. To apply for this role please contact Rachel Meacham. Your CV will be forwarded to Jonathan Lee Recruitment, a leading engineering and manufacturing recruitment consultancy established in 1978. The services advertised by Jonathan Lee Contracts are those of an Employment Business.

Contract / Malmesbury

Automotive Test Engineer (Warranty) - 36067

Title: Test Engineer Contract Position based at: JLR Plants and Test Site in Nuneaton Position Description: The Diagnosis Team is a centralised activity to define customer warranty problems in a way that resolving teams can understand and act fast. The information gained from a data defined input to our team is used to generate deeper investigation cross functionally and throughout the world as necessary. The team also operate a Diagnosis Centre comprising its own workshop and office based at Nuneaton where they can replicate failures and test parts working collaboratively with suppliers and engineers. Inspecting, testing and reporting on failed/fatigued components returned from Warranty. Generate and update test plans to diagnose components/ system faults and to replicate the failure mode identified in warranty. Evaluation of engineering drawings, specifications, test methods, DFMEA, Control Plan. Execution of test plans: utilizing vehicles, modules and simulators being able to evaluate the results of the tests. A test track and workshop facilities are part of site where the team is based. instrumenting and using data acquisition methods on whole vehicles and/or vehicle components. Verification of correct diagnostic tool operation and acceptance testing of the diagnostic tools. Processing test data, generating reports and presenting results to relevant engineering personnel. Lead projects creation up to Standard Problem Definition (D2 Step in 8D Process) using Problem Solving Techniques. Reporting and Investigation of issues (8D Format) working with engineering teams to define warranty issues. Lead project review meetings with the architecture team to ensure project is completed on time. Must be prepared to work from our manufacturing Plants for some of the week and travel between plants will be essential. Skills Required: Inspecting, testing and reporting on failed/fatigued components returned from Warranty. Generate and update test plans to diagnose components/ system faults and to replicate the failure mode identified in warranty. Execution of test plans: utilizing vehicles, diagnostic tool, modules and simulators being able to evaluate the results of the tests. A test track and workshop facilities are part of site where the team is based. Experience Required: Proficiency in one or more of Chassis / Powertrain / Electrical / Body / Vehicle Engineering disciplines. Experience of automotive electrical architecture and diagnostic functionality Good working knowledge of automotive communication systems including CAN J1939, LIN bus etc. Proven Diagnostic skills and experience having knowledge of testing criteria and execution based on Warranty Analysis. Able to develop detailed component/ system test plans for internal and external customers. Familiar with workshop diagnosis systems. Full driving licence. Degree qualified To apply for this position please contact Rachel Meacham. Your CV will be forwarded to Jonathan Lee Recruitment, a leading engineering and manufacturing recruitment consultancy established in 1978. The services advertised by Jonathan Lee Contracts are those of an Employment Business.

Contract / Warwick
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