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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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3D Engineer

3D Engineer A 3D Engineer is required to join a specialist harness manufacturer who are the market leader in Europe and one of the world's premier providers of standardized and customer-specific wiring systems for the automotive industry. Reporting to the Project Team Leader, your duties will include: To liaise with System Owners progressing information relevant to 3D models Hands on creation of 3D models to produce harness drawings to customer standards To attend packaging meetings, presenting and justifying preferred solutions Deliver 3D models to project timing To jointly own specific harnesses, in conjunction with Manufacturing and Harness Engineers Support initial product builds at the Customer and manufacturing sites Your Profile: Essential 3D Modelling experience Educated to HNC/Degree level, or equivalent, in an Electrical Engineering discipline Excellent communication and negotiation skills Ability to generate 3D designs suitable for manufacture and installation Prepared to travel to Customer and Supplier sites worldwide Desirable Understanding of harness product, vehicle installation, and manufacturing constraints an advantage. KEY SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS Technical Skills CAD tool understanding - Vesys / CATIA V5/V6 DFMEA practical experience / knowledge of. Electrical harness engineering background AIMS, ECR's & Release process Quality tools such as APQP, DFMEA, 8D Cost understanding Ability to read and use engineering specifications & drawings Certified to use CATIA V5/ V6 Certified to use Electrical Work Bench Trained and Certified to utilize Team Centre (TCe) To apply for this role please contact Rachel Meacham.

Permanent / Wiltshire, England

Complexity Engineer

EDS Complexity Engineer An EDS Complexity Engineer is required to work for a specialist harness manufacturer who are the market leader in Europe and one of the world's premier providers of standardized and customer-specific wiring systems for the automotive industry. What you will do As an EDS Complexity Engineer you will; Raise concerns & Alerts Raise Supplier Support Plans Work according to Drawing Release Plan. Chase drawings to meet A/R Date Update Part number tracker Generate complexity chart. Check associated fixings are loaded in WERS & parts are structured correctly in WERS. Complete ECR attachment to update options on harnesses Determine complexity requirements from features list/OXO Assign harnesses to cost models BOM Validation What you will need Educated to HND/degree level, or equivalent, in an Engineering discipline Knowledge of vehicle electrical systems and circuits Knowledge of CAP-H/Vesys advantageous but not essential (role dependant) Demonstrable understanding electrical principles Experience of working in an OEM environment advantageous Have a sound understanding of the harness manufacturing processes To apply for this role please contact Rachel Meacham.

Permanent / Gaydon, Warwickshire

Quality Engineer (Test)

An experienced Quality Engineer (Test) is required to join a company who manufacture steel and aluminium stampings. Job Purpose - The Quality Engineer is responsible for; Ensuring product inspection is managed by way of development, improvement, monitoring and analysis of all aspects of destructive testing in line with Company/Production requirements. Manage and coordinate the day to day activities. Design and manage concise reporting methods and communicate to all levels of Management and customers where required. Liaise and work alongside all departments to improve products manufactured. Aid production press lines during run ability issues. Support Project Management and Production during project implementation, launch support and post start of production to meet plant and customer quality expectations Key Experiences and Qualifications: Understanding of SPC, torque - Dynamic vs. Residual. Understand the impact of changing SPR Knowledge of Skin panel assessment. Knowledge of pressings. Knowledge of ISO9002 or IATF16949. Manual dexterity. Numeracy and literacy skills. Computer literate. Qualified to HNC level, or equivalent NVQ. To apply for this role please contact Rachel Meacham.

Contract / Telford, Shropshire

Design Quality Engineer - Mechanical Structures

A Design Quality Engineer for Mechanical Structures is required to work for a leading global technology and services innovator, respected for providing solutions to the greatest challenges, from deep space to the depths of the ocean. Our client is looking for a Design Quality Engineer to be a quality authority within engineering product development teams, to ensure that quality requirements are addressed throughout the engineering development of new products. You will be focussed on mechanical structures across product groups, including key air to air refuelling and weapons carriage and release programs. The role is a development position and they are looking for a candidate that demonstrates future leadership potential from a strong mechanical engineering background. As a Design Quality Engineer your skills and qualifications will ideally include: Degree or equivalent calibre experience in Mechanical/Aerospace engineering. Mechanical Design office/Engineering background that could include fabrication, machining, mechanical assemblies and Geometric tolerancing. Proven Quality experience operating in EN9100, EN9110, TickIT Plus, EASA Part-21(G) & EASA Part-145 environments. Trained lean / six sigma practitioner. Proven background in Quality Assurance and thorough understanding of Quality tools and techniques Quality Planning - ability to effectively flow down Customer specific requirements into new designs, and ensuring capture of all quality requirements relating to the achievement of product compliance Excellent root cause analysis and corrective action understanding, including use of lean tools such as 8D, and DFMEA / PFMEA. Sound engineering experience and associated Quality & Inspection knowledge. QMS implementation and lead auditing to recognised aerospace standards Attention to detail and methodical approach Self-starter with a desire for problem solving and process improvement Professional conduct and good communication skills to influence both internally and externally. To apply for this role please contact Rachel Meacham.

Permanent / Dorset, England

Treasury Specialist

Treasury Specialist - 35902 - up to £365 per day Based at: Coventry Position Description: Short-term contract to cover sickness leave for member of Business Assurance team. Role would primarily involve performing Sarbanes-Oxley testing covering the design and operation of controls within the Corporate Treasury function reporting to the Head of Sarbanes-Oxley. The role would involve working closely with key individuals in the Treasury function and Business Assurance to undertake and robustly document testing using existing test scripts, but also to apply judgement to identify any potential additional risks which may not be addressed by existing controls. Skills Required: Essential: Qualified / part qualified Accountant (ACA, ACCA, CIMA etc) - part qualified only if other work experience is extensive Experience of reviewing and improving processes/internal control Extensive experience of Sarbanes-Oxley controls testing work (recent) Good understanding of SOX requirements around Management Review Controls (MRC) and Information Provided by the Entity (IPE) Experience of working in a Corporate Treasury function (or testing controls in a corporate treasury function) or of doing SOX work in financial services environment (corporate banking) MS Excel basic skills Education Required: Qualified / part qualified Accountant (ACA, ACCA, CIMA etc) Experience of reviewing and improving processes/internal control Extensive experience of Sarbanes-Oxley controls testing work Experience of working in a Corporate Treasury function (or testing controls in a corporate treasury function) MS Excel basic skills. To apply for this role please contact Rachel Meacham.

Contract / Coventry, West Midlands

Industrial Engineer

An Industrial Engineer is required to work on a 6 month temporary contact for a leading supplier of Brake and Clutch systems to the high-performance automotive OEM and aftermarket. The Industrial Engineer will: Support facilities and Industrial Engineering with the responsibility, workload aims and vision of the department as part of the Operations Management Team. Support all process standardisation, development and improvement activities through the team. Manage relevant KPI as required by the business including supporting of operational On Time delivery, Arrears Reduction and Inventory Targets. Ensure all EH&S requirements are met. Support the team to develop and manage the Maintenance process including maintenance management system to drive performance improvement. Manage all priorities affecting performance or NPI in line with customer requirements. The person: - Needs strong project planning skills supported by CAD and equipment move experience. - Have demonstrated new equipment installation experience. - Must be results driven. - Strong excel / access skills. Several years proven experience in a similar role is required, you will have a strong understanding of MRP and good / demonstrated man management skills. To apply to this role please contact Rachel Meacham.

Contract / Coventry, West Midlands

EDS Team Leader

Our client is a market leader in Europe, producing wires, cables and wiring systems for the automotive industry. Team Leader (EDS/Design) Your duties will include: Managing a team of 3D or EDS Engineers to design SDS compliant EDS designs in compliance with best practice and legal requirements Ensure the Design Team work Ensuring that the team is engaged with the Plant and PPE to ensure full consideration to DFM requirements Interfacing with the customer to ensure project deliverables are met (Virtual Series, Builds, AIMS, ECR's, DVP) in accordance with the Vehicle Programme Plan. Presenting monthly project performance Responsible for engineering deliverables in accordance with the Project Timing Plan Seeking out and resolving issues in an efficient and effective manner to control and minimise risk Target setting in partnership with the team to maintain project performance and quality standards Operating in an APQP environment Developing and maintaining DFMEA's Candidate Requirements Essential Ideally educated to degree level or equivalent, in a relevant discipline Management level Customer facing experience Experience in the development of Vehicle EDS Systems Prepared to travel both within the UK and overseas Person Specification Assertiveness, self-motivation and an organised approach to problem solving Ability to meet deadlines Excellent communication and interpersonal skills (including presentation, technical communication and negotiation skills) To apply for this role please contact Rachel Meacham.

Permanent / Gaydon, Warwickshire

EDS Engineer

Our client is a market leader in Europe, producing wires, cables and wiring systems for the automotive industry. EDS Engineer Reporting to the Engineering Project Leader this varied role will include EDS design and drawing creation, technical problem solving and change tracking as well as customer facing activities including launch and build support. Specifically this will include: Responsibility for developing the engineering design of the electrical distribution system from project start to vehicle launch/SOP Responsibility for the design of wiring harnesses, including the co-ordination of mechanical and electrical design data (i.e. bringing together 3D modelling data and electrical circuits data) Supporting the development and integration of associated components into the harness design (e.g. adding brackets, formers, and grommets). Responsibility for design validation against customer specifications. Responsible for the release of harness designs to agreed project timing Supporting design validation (DVP) an internal best practice, especially with regards to design for manufacture and quality assurance Your Profile: Essential Educated to HND/degree level, in a relevant engineering discipline (e.g. Elec/Auto/Mech) Demonstrable understanding of electrical principles, and vehicle electrical systems Experience in a vehicle manufacturing environment, preferably in a design support role Knowledge of harness manufacturing processes and best practice in 'design for manufacture' Prepared to travel Customer and Supplier sites worldwide Technical Skills CAD tool understanding - Vesys / CATIA V5/V6 DFMEA practical experience / knowledge of. Electrical harness engineering background AIMS, ECR's & Release process Quality tools such as APQP, DFMEA, 8D Cost understanding Ability to read and use engineering specifications & drawings Certified to use CATIA V5/ V6 Certified to use Electrical Work Bench Trained and Certified to utilize Team Centre (TCe) To apply for this position please contact Rachel Meacham.

Permanent / Gaydon, Warwickshire

EDS Technical Specialist

EDS Technical Specialist - Gaydon - Permanent This is a fantastic opportunity for an ambitious EDS Technical Specialist. The successful EDS Technical Specialist will be working for a specialist harness manufacturer who are the market leader in Europe and one of the world's premier providers of standardized and customer-specific wiring systems for the automotive industry. You will receive all the benefits of a top employer committed to further development, and product innovation. As EDS Technical Specialist you would report to the Engineering Manager at Gaydon. Your duties will include: Support introduction of new technology into Customer projects, in line with Customer requirements and the R&D Technology Roadmap Support core D&D teams working on Electro mobility, Autonomous Driving and Advanced Material Body Structure projects Promote objective within the customer base to be viewed as Full System Supplier Support development of new Customer projects at an Architecture level, including developing networks, power distribution and grounding strategy Support technical issues resolution on warranty, prototype builds, TVM and SDS Ensuring all new technology / initiatives comply with customer (SDS) and legislative requirements Support regular customer and technical reviews Ensuring that all new technologies / architectures meet Customer DFM requirements Support the development of process and toolsets to support the EDS integration process Develop close technical partnership with key Customer stakeholders include established and new Customers Your Profile: Educated to HND/degree level, or equivalent, in an Electrical/Electronic Engineering discipline Proven track record in a technically challenging engineering role within a Customer facing environment High level of technical capability in the areas of Electro mobility and advanced technology and materials Knowledge of vehicle electrical/electronic systems including networks, power distribution and grounding strategy Have a sound understanding of harness manufacture. Excellent technical communication skills including report writing Prepared to travel overseas To apply for this role please contact Rachel Meacham.

Permanent / Gaydon, Warwickshire

Development Engineer (Machinery / Off Highway)

Development Engineer/ Senior Development Engineer (Machinery / Off Highway) Location - Staffordshire Excellent Salary and Benefits An experienced Development Engineer is required to join a world class business. Joining the Backhoe team, you will get to work on an exciting programme to develop our range of Backhoes. Your main task is to test and develop new and current designs, and create solutions for any problems. Your Responsibilities as a Development/Senior Development Engineer: Depending on your level and experience, your main duties would include: Test and development of new and current product designs Problem analysis and proposal of design solutions Analysis, reporting and presentation of test results Design, commissioning and operation of test rigs Liaise with internal/external customers/departments, as required during projects Assume responsibility for smaller projects/machine areas, dependant on experience About you: The ideal candidate should possess the following: Degree / HND in Mechanical Engineering or have equivalent experience Experience in the design/development of off highway vehicles Good working knowledge of drivetrain, hydraulics and electrical/electronic systems Enthusiastic attitude, coupled with a sense of urgency and desire to succeed Good teamwork & communication skills To apply for this role please contact Rachel Meacham.

Permanent / Staffordshire, England

CAD Design Engineer (EDS / Wire Harness)

CAD Design Engineer (EDS / Wire Harness) Location - Coventry & Gaydon Rate - up to £40 per hour A Global Tier 1 Automotive supplier is looking for a number of EDS CAD Design Engineers to strengthen their team. These will be long term rolling contracts, paying very competitive rates dependent upon experience. OVERALL PURPOSE OF THE JOB To robustly design and electrically model the wire harness in line with the required timing, resolving all engineering issues in a cost and weight efficient manner. SCOPE OF THE POSITION Responsibility to design appropriate routing and packaging of vehicle wire harnesses and associated components, within the limitations of customer design & manufacturing requirements. Working alongside the Project Engineer to ensure the design of the wire harness, reporting to the Engineering Project Lead. MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES Design and package EDS, Wire Harnesses and associated components to required electrical modeling standard. Design using DFMEA principles to ensure robust design. Support virtual build events and packaging activities to ensure the harness meets cost & weight targets while ensuring design robustness Manage and resolve engineering issues on harness in a timely manner Ensure accurate translation of design into 2D print Preparing Engineering Change proposals Take Responsibility to ensure harness design meets customer design requirements e.g. design manual, Electrical & Electronic Distribution System (EEDS) guidelines, SDS. Deliver a cost & weight efficient design for allocated harness REQUIRED SKILLS AIMS, ECR's & Release process Quality tools such as APQP, DFMEA, 8D Cost understanding Ability to read and use engineering specifications & drawings Certified to use CATIA V5/ V6 Certified to use Electrical Work Bench Trained and Certified to utilize Team Centre (TCe) To apply for this position please contact Rachel Meacham.

Contract / Gaydon, Warwickshire

EDS Engineer

A EDS Engineer is required to work for a specialist harness manufacturer who are the market leader in Europe and one of the world's premier providers of standardized and customer-specific wiring systems for the automotive industry. Reporting to the Engineering Project Leader this varied role will include EDS design and drawing creation, technical problem solving and change tracking as well as customer facing activities including launch and build support. Specifically, this will include: Responsibility for developing the engineering design of the electrical distribution system from project start to vehicle launch/SOP Responsibility for the design of wiring harnesses, including the co-ordination of mechanical and electrical design data (i.e. bringing together 3D modelling data and electrical circuits data) Supporting the development and integration of associated components into the harness design (e.g. adding brackets, formers, and grommets). Responsibility for design validation and customer specifications. Responsible for the release of harness designs to agreed project timing Supporting design validation (DVP) an internal best practice, especially with regards to design for manufacture and quality assurance Support manufacturing during early design phases and ramp-up (including direct support at overseas manufacturing sites) Support vehicle manufacturing during prototype and pre-production build phases (including support at customer build sites) Analyse and resolve technical issues, including reporting into customer based systems Support product optimisation activities (TVM, VA/VE) Your Profile: Essential Educated to HND/degree level, in a relevant engineering discipline (e.g. Elec/Auto/Mech) Demonstrable understanding of electrical principles, and vehicle electrical systems Experience in a vehicle manufacturing environment, preferably in a design support role Knowledge of harness manufacturing processes and best practice in 'design for manufacture' Prepared to travel to Customer and Supplier sites worldwide Desirable Experienced with Mentor graphics design tools (Cap-H, or Harness XC preferred) Demonstrable understanding of technical/engineering documentation (e.g. circuit diagrams and harness drawings) Excellent communication and negotiation skills Key Skills and Qualifications CAD tool understanding - Vesys / CATIA V5/V6 DFMEA practical experience / knowledge of. Electrical harness engineering background AIMS, ECR's & Release process Quality tools such as APQP, DFMEA, 8D Cost understanding Ability to read and use engineering specifications & drawings Certified to use CATIA V5/ V6 Certified to use Electrical Work Bench Trained and Certified to utilize Team Centre (TCe) To apply for this position please contact Rachel Meacham.

Permanent / Wiltshire, England

Team Leader

A Team Leader is required to work for a specialist harness manufacturer who are the market leader in Europe and one of the world's premier providers of standardized and customer-specific wiring systems for the automotive industry. As Team Leader, your duties will include: Managing a team of 3D or EDS Engineers to design SDS compliant EDS designs in compliance with best practice and legal requirements Ensure the Design Team work within the SOW Ensuring that the team is engaged with the Plant and PPE to ensure full consideration to DFM requirements Interfacing with the customer to ensure project deliverables are met (Virtual Series, Builds, AIMS, ECR's, DVP) in accordance with the customer Vehicle Programme Plan. Responsible for engineering deliverables in accordance with the Project Timing Plan Seeking out and resolving issues in an efficient and effective manner to control and minimise risk Target setting in partnership with the team to maintain project performance and quality standards Operating in an APQP environment Developing and maintaining DFMEA's Candidate Requirements Essential Ideally educated to degree level or equivalent, in a relevant discipline Management level Customer facing experience Experience in the development of Vehicle EDS Systems Prepared to travel both within the UK and overseas To apply for this position please contact Rachel Meacham.

Permanent / Wiltshire, England

Lead EDS Engineer

Lead EDS Engineer - Gaydon This is a fantastic opportunity for a Lead EDS Design Engineer. The successful Lead EDS Engineer will be working for a specialist harness manufacturer who are the market leader in Europe and one of the world's premier providers of standardized and customer-specific wiring systems for the automotive industry. You will receive all the benefits of a top employer committed to further development, and product innovation. What you will do As Lead EDS Engineer; Support the project team leader to ensure technical deliverables are achieved Technical lead for an assigned project, including giving overall technical direction to a small team of EDS engineers Ensure that technical direction, and delivered products are compliant with customer (SDS) and internal design standards Responsible for the validation and robustness of the delivered harness designs, including support for DVP reporting Ensure that technical direction is optimised for internal best practice, especially with regards to DFM and quality assurance Co-ordinate support for manufacturing Lead customer facing technical reviews, including presenting proposals, and negotiating preferred design solutions What you will need As Lead EDS Engineer; Demonstrable understanding of technical / engineering documentation (e.g. circuit diagrams and harness drawings. Educated to HND/degree level, in a relevant engineering discipline Demonstrable understanding of electrical principles, and vehicle electrical systems Ability to organise multiple workstreams and achieve parallel deliverables Excellent communication & negotiation skills Experience in a vehicle manufacturing environment, preferably in a design support role Knowledge of harness manufacturing processes and best practice in 'design for manufacture' Prepared to travel to Customer and Supplier sites worldwide What you will get As Lead EDS Engineer; A very competitive salary & benefits including annual bonus, pension & healthcare The opportunity to work on a range of fast moving and challenging projects Professional development in EDS & Management training, higher qualification support Career progression Early finish on Friday To apply for this role please contact Rachel Meacham.

Permanent / Rugby

EDS Circuit Engineer

EDS Circuit Engineer - Gaydon This is a fantastic opportunity for an ambitious EDS Circuit Engineer. The successful EDS Engineer will be working for a specialist harness manufacturer who are the market leader in Europe and one of the world's premier providers of standardized and customer-specific wiring systems for the automotive industry. You will receive all the benefits of a top employer committed to further development, and product innovation. What you will do As an EDS Circuit Engineer you will; Generate circuit system diagrams from device transmittals Review system circuit diagrams Obtain load current data on the relevant networks within the circuit diagrams Calculate wire sizes, voltage drops and fuse blow times on the relevant circuits. Generate power and ground circuit diagrams from the circuit information provided. Assist EDS engineers in the design of the harnesses. Ensure that designs meet design rules as determined by the specification What you will need As an EDS Circuit Engineer Qualified to HNC electrical/electronics or equivalent Ability to use VeSys Capital Logic Circuit Design Software Able to use circuit tools Knowledge of automotive systems practices Knowledge of harness design practices. Knowledge of automotive terminology What you will get As an EDS Circuit Engineer A very competitive salary & benefits including annual bonus, pension & healthcare The opportunity to work on a range of fast moving and challenging projects Professional development in EDS Early finish on Friday To apply for this position please contact Rachel Meacham.

Permanent / Rugby