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Rachel Meacham

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

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

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

Browse Rachel's latest jobs

Real Estate Surveyor Manager

A excellent opportunity for a Real Estate Manager / Surveyor - International, working over a number of sites for an automotive OEM. Purpose of the Real Estate Surveyor / Manager's role: Asset management and protection of international portfolio, including building and maintaining relationships at a senior level with all stakeholders. Responsible for a portfolio of international property assets, each with varying and unique legal requirements. Managing all legal obligations in respect of the portfolio and representing in highly complex and specialised transactions and negotiations. Building and maintaining awareness of activity close to all locations so as to maintain market intelligence to feed into strategy and tactical real estate moves. Championing research into property intelligence and processes to maximise opportunities for the efficient use of property assets within the portfolio. Key Responsibilities: Provision of expert professional services such as valuations, site selection, site relocation, negotiation of acquisitions, disposals and leases, advice on leases, lease restructuring and renewal, rent reviews, property management, repairs and dilapidations/reinstatement liabilities, planning, property taxes, advice on alternative forms of ownership and real estate financing and appropriate due diligence Providing advice to the business on real estate related matters at a senior level Providing advice on complex transactions, devising solutions and ensuring legal documentation reflects commercial agreements Portfolio management to ensure alignment of property and business strategy to meet the needs of the business Development of Capex and Opex budgets working with local stakeholders and central Finance functions Influencing the Company's activities without possessing direct authority/ownership of resources - leading beyond authority, interfacing with senior internal and external management, including at Board level, supporting and working alongside the Head of International Real Estate and the Director, Property. Knowledge, Skills and Experience: Property Management and contract negotiations Acquisitions and disposals of assets and companies relating to real estate interests Lease renegotiations and re-gears Portfolio and asset strategy development Managing site due diligence, site master planning, zoning/planning issues and development contracts Dealing with external suppliers, bankers, legal and professional advisor's Best practice in real estate transactions and portfolio management Property market practice and legislation across global jurisdictions Financial appraisals and valuation methods Comparative lease analysis and financial modelling of property transactions Business approval and evaluation processes Accounting practices Lease administration, including records administration, lease and service charge audits and management of landlord and tenant relationships Degree qualified - Economics (Hons), Master of Business Administration Must be Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) qualified This role is a 12-14 month FTC maternity cover role. To apply for this role please contact Rachel Meacham on 01384 446112 or rachel.meacham@jonlee.co.uk 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

Materials & Metrology Engineer

Job Title - Materials & Metrology Engineer £Highly Competitive Plus Benefits Location: Banbury Project, Design, Development, Engineering, Prototype, Build, Innovation, Performance, Leadership, Delivery, DFM, DFA, CAD, Manufacturing Do you want to work for one of the most iconic and exciting British Motorcycling brands, driving engineering excellence across their range of products? We are looking for an experienced and innovative Materials & Metrology Engineer to help grow the product range and support the delivery of strategic projects across all design and engineering in the UK following a significant recent investment in the business. The Materials & Metrology Engineer will ensure adherence to Quality Standards of supplier parts at par standards set by doing inspection of Products and to ensure the overall customer satisfaction. As Materials & Metrology Engineer you will need to be able to demonstrate experience: Hands on experience on Metallurgical Sample Preparation. Metallurgical Testing of New Development samples Experience on Metallurgical Etchant Preparation. Hands on experience on Equipment’s like Cutting Machine, polishing machine, Rockwell Hardness tester, vicker’s hardness tester, Spectromaxx etc Maintaining Good 5S in Laboratory. Ensuring daily calibration of Lab Equipment’s calibration Inspection records keeping. Deep domain knowledge of Two Wheels parts & their inspection system. Timely disposal of Metallurgical Scrap & coolants. Possess knowledge of Machined/sheet metal/fabrication parts, covers/block/shafts/gears/cam shaft, spot welding, Co2 welding, MIG welding, sheet metal part, welded assembly and fuel tank assembly. CMM Programming and 3D inspection of Machined parts, assembly and sheet metal parts. Applications will be welcomed from Engineering Professionals with a practical approach to leading product development programmes in the automotive, motorsport, EV and/or innovation arena. Interest in this position is expected to be high so if you have skills and experience required to deliver products from concept through all development phases and into production and are interested, please contact Rachel Meacham on 01384 446112 to discuss further or email Rachel.meacham@jonlee.co.uk 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 Recruitment are those of an Employment Agency.

Permanent / Banbury

Prototyping and Virtual Build Engineer

Job Title - Prototype & Virtual Build Engineer £Highly Competitive Plus Benefits Location: Banbury Project, Design, Development, Engineering, Prototype, Build, Innovation, Performance, Leadership, Delivery, DFM, DFA, CAD, Manufacturing Do you want to work for one of the most iconic and exciting British Motorcycling brands, driving engineering excellence across their range of products? We are looking for an experienced and innovative Prototype & Virtual Build Engineer to help grow the product range and support the delivery of strategic projects across all design and engineering in the UK following a significant recent investment in the business. The Prototype Build Engineer will be responsible for managing all prototype build activities including developing and communicating build plans based on vehicle specifications, test plans, and program timing. The Prototype Build Engineer will also be leading multiple teams to assure all program deliverables are met and resolving any issues affecting build quality, engineering design, manufacturing process, and timing. You will be responsible for the planning of prototypes and subassemblies; ensuring that all the deadlines from the engineering department are met. This includes all engineering needs for vehicle builds, testing and validation; Coordinate and organize all activities that are relevant to the success of the prototype builds. This might include organization of meetings, workshops etc. You will be a key interface between the engineering, workshop and manufacturing team; propose alternative production methods for prototype parts acc. Propose engineers DFMs alternatives to improve the manufacturability of the vehicle during development phases, support design engineers with the selection of standard parts such as fasteners. You will also be the main interface to other departments for these parts (e.g. purchasing), support on selecting prototype suppliers in accordance with the responsible engineers and the purchasing department, this will include to document, track and communicate build issues to ensure timely resolutions. Root cause analysis for prototype build problems, develop processes and methodologies for traceability of prototypes and critical parts and be responsible for maintaining proper documentation of the prototype vehicle release plans and notes. In the workshop, you be responsible for the technicians in the workshop (including management activities), maintaining and enhancing the inventory and equipment in the workshop together with the build needs, maintaining the parts stock in the workshop for prototype builds along with maintaining the workshop based on 5S principles. Extensive relevant experience in two wheeler, automotive field is required along with a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent. Applications will be welcomed from Engineering Professionals with a practical approach to leading product development programmes in the automotive, motorsport, EV and/or innovation arena. Interest in this position is expected to be high so if you have skills and experience required to deliver products from concept through all development phases and into production and are interested, please contact Rachel Meacham on 01384 446112 to discuss further or email Rachel.meacham@jonlee.co.uk 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 Recruitment are those of an Employment Agency.

Permanent / Banbury

Virtual Validation CAE Engineer (Mechanical)

Job Title - Virtual Validation Engineer (Mechanical) £Highly Competitive Plus Benefits Location: Banbury Project, Design, Development, Engineering, Prototype, Build, Innovation, Performance, Leadership, Delivery, DFM, DFA, CAD, Manufacturing Do you want to work for one of the most iconic and exciting British Motorcycling brands, driving engineering excellence across their range of products? We are looking for an experienced and innovative Virtual Validation Engineer (Mechanical) to help grow the product range and support the delivery of strategic projects across all design and engineering in the UK following a significant recent investment in the business. The Virtual Validation Engineer will need to be able to demonstrate experience: Virtual validation (FEA) of Mcycle structural parts FEA/MBD analysis of Mcycle parts for it’s functionality and durability Develop new analysis procedures/Refinement of existing Procedures/Correlation of analysis results with test/Develop test for parts durability and correlation of CAE results Exposure to CAE (FEA) tools /techniques and domains (like durability, NVH) Awareness about Mcycle systems ANSYS, Altair Tools (Hypermesh, Hyperview, SIMLAB etc), ADAMS, MATLAB, ABAQUS, etc Knowledge related to strain gauges, accelerometer, load cell etc Specific expertise required for functional area: Experience with any of following software’s is preferable: Altair/Hyperworks, ANSYS, Nastran etc Fatigue Code – Ncode/DesignLife CAE Basics Tools and knowledge of FEA Should be able to seamlessly integrate between test and simulation, attitude to take initiatives Qualification: Post Graduate / Graduate in Mechanical/Automotive Engineering Years of Experience: Post Graduate with a number of years relevant experience. Virtual Validation Skills: Should be able to carry out static and dynamic analysis of motorcycle components and fatigue analysis to predict life using Ricardo, Hypermesh, Motionsolve, Adams, ANSYS, NASTRAN., ABAQUS, Matlab. Knowledge of FEMFAT / MSC FATIGUE / Design life will be an added advantage. Applications will be welcomed from Engineering Professionals with a practical approach to leading product development programmes in the automotive, motorsport, EV and/or innovation arena. Interest in this position is expected to be high so if you have skills and experience required to deliver products from concept through all development phases and into production and are interested, please contact Rachel Meacham on 01384 446112 to discuss further or email Rachel.meacham@jonlee.co.uk 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 Recruitment are those of an Employment Agency.

Permanent / Banbury

Motorcycle Testing Engineer

Job Title - Motorcycle Testing Engineer £Highly Competitive Plus Benefits Location: Banbury Project, Design, Development, Engineering, Prototype, Build, Innovation, Performance, Leadership, Delivery, DFM, DFA, CAD, Manufacturing Do you want to work for one of the most iconic and exciting British Motorcycling brands, driving engineering excellence across their range of products? We are looking for an experienced and innovative Motorcycle Testing Engineer to help grow the product range and support the delivery of strategic projects across all design and engineering in the UK following a significant recent investment in the business. Job Summary - Motorcycle Drivetrain and Vehicle Testing (Development, Performance, Ride and Handling, Durability, Off road testing Component level, Reliability testing, NVH Testing). As Motorcycle Testing Engineer you will need to be able to demonstrate experience in the following: Knowledge about motorcycles (Vehicle & Drivetrain) and their functioning with strong problem solving & testing capabilities Engine and Vehicle preparation as per checklist and conformance for test execution Update the testing records Parts planning & organizing the parts for Testing support. Knowledge of motorcycle parts measurements & tools usage. Report preparation (failures, observations) and feedback to design team Identification of Cost reduction areas and Implementation Carryout the Periodical service on testbench, vehicle and retro fitment parts update Powertrain and Vehicle testing related Daily, weekly & Monthly report circulation Engine and Vehicle Brake down assistance. Adhering the Project time line for all testing activities Qualification: Graduate / PG (Mechanical/Automotive) Applications will be welcomed from Engineering Professionals with a practical approach to leading product development programmes in the automotive, motorsport, EV and/or innovation arena. Interest in this position is expected to be high so if you have skills and experience required to deliver products from concept through all development phases and into production and are interested, please contact Rachel Meacham on 01384 446112 to discuss further or email Rachel.meacham@jonlee.co.uk 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 Recruitment are those of an Employment Agency.

Permanent / Banbury

Vehicle Design & Integration Engineer

Job Title - Vehicle Design & Integration Engineer £Highly Competitive Plus Benefits Location: Banbury Project, Design, Development, Engineering, Prototype, Build, Innovation, Performance, Leadership, Delivery, DFM, DFA, CAD, Manufacturing Do you want to work for one of the most iconic and exciting British Motorcycling brands, driving engineering excellence across their range of products? We are looking for an experienced and innovative Vehicle Design & Integration Engineer to help grow the product range and support the delivery of strategic projects across all design and engineering in the UK following a significant recent investment in the business. As Vehicle Design & Integration Engineer you will need to be able to demonstrate experience in the following: Must have strong knowledge of sheet metal part design for structural components as well as plastic part design. Expert in 3D modelling and drafting in Unigraphics NX. Must have strong knowledge on Design and manufacturing process. Understanding of Mechanical Design / Computer Aided Engineering processes. Experience in Vehicle packaging design. Should be able to make concept design in Casting / forging/ sheet metal parts. Must know kinematics/ vehicle movements, Vehicle / System related BOM preparation. Should have knowledge of Teamcenter release activities. Working experience on vehicle layouts, assembly and Master models. Good understanding of engineering drawing standards, GD&T and tolerance stack-up. Preferable having Knowledge of Two-wheeler vehicle design. Qualification: Post Graduate / Graduate in Mechanical/Automotive Engineering. Applications will be welcomed from Engineering Professionals with a practical approach to leading product development programmes in the automotive, motorsport, EV and/or innovation arena. Interest in this position is expected to be high so if you have skills and experience required to deliver products from concept through all development phases and into production and are interested, please contact Rachel Meacham on 01384 446112 to discuss further or email Rachel.meacham@jonlee.co.uk 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 Recruitment are those of an Employment Agency.

Permanent / Banbury

Procurement Buyer / Planner - up to £24.76/hr Ltd - 36723

Ref: 36723 Title: Procurement Buyer / Planner Division: Manufacturing Engineering Contract Position based at: Solihull Position Description: The Procurement Buyer/Planner has the primary responsibility of ensuring material availability to support the production schedule. Other responsibilities include: Managing inventory levels, supporting material/product level revisions Interacting/coordinating with suppliers on a variety of topics and supporting other business functions as required. Place purchase orders with suppliers for the procurement of production material as required by forecast and the production schedule. Monitor status of open purchase orders to ensure on-time delivery of all materials, including timely resolution, communication and mitigation of future potential problems Expedite or defer orders as required based on schedule/inventory changes Determine and establish optimal inventory levels based on forecast, demand variation and material lead times Coordinate material flows throughout product/BOM changes, obsolescence, and the introduction of new suppliers and/or materials due to new product development Manage the inter-company flow or materials between warehouse locations Manage and resolve issues regarding PO to invoice discrepancies, returns and quality problems with suppliers Provide back-up support for supply chain functions including shipping, receiving, material handling and other duties as assigned Setup & maintain material master system planning parameters (MOQ, lead time, safety stocks) Collaborate with internal customers and provide a high level of customer service, including recommending solutions, resources, and alternative supply options Ensure and promote compliance to Company and Procurement policies and procedures Skills Required: 5-7 years of experience in a Buyer / Planner / Material Scheduler role working for a direct manufacturer Expert applied knowledge of forecasting, MRP, transportation, supply chain, inventory management and warehousing disciplines Experience establishing and employing demand-pull material planning methods Experience Required: Proficient with MS Office suite with advanced skills with MS Excel Strong sense of urgency & attention to detail Excellent organization, communication and follow-up skills Able to influence others & manage conflict Ability to self-direct and take constructive action in ambiguous situations Extremely high standards of excellence Analytical with a methodical approach to problem solving Education Required: Degree Educated Additional Information: INSIDE IR35 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 / Solihull

Indirect Non-Production Buyer MRO - 36657

Indirect Non-Production Buyers for MRO (36657) are required to join an automotive OEM based in Whitley. Position Description: Overall responsibility and leadership for all Purchasing activities within specified sub categories within the sphere of Maintenance, Repair and Operations (MRO); The position will interface with internal stakeholders primarily Manufacturing Engineering (ME), Finance and Legal and external stakeholders primarily suppliers and industry forums Responsible for internal stakeholder alignment on requirements and sourcing approach and strategy, supplier negotiations; validating value for money; on-boarding new suppliers; and leading supplier interaction throughout the sourcing process; Responsible for researching the relevant markets; to be the SME with reference to the categories; Responsible for applying the appropriate due diligence, cost analytic tools and benchmarking to ensure best value for money; Responsible for supporting the MRO Category Buyer in strategy development [Strategic Category Plan (SCP)] for Electrical and Mechanical sub categories and deployment to deliver company cost and quality targets through sourcing. Skills Required: A level of experience in the procurement of MRO and or Catalogue Buying Experience in negotiating supplier contracts (pricing and terms and conditions) and strong stakeholder/supplier management An understanding of key cost-drivers, ability to analyse cost and use benchmarking data to ensure value for money Experience Required: An individual who is results driven, demonstrates, tenacity, drive and perseverance, with the ability to deliver in a complex, highly demanding environment. Flexibility and agility to be able to adjust to changing business needs Previous experience in a procurement role in MRO and/or high-volume commodities (indirect) Relationship management - supplier and stakeholder Commercial Awareness and negotiation skills An understanding of key cost-drivers, ability to analyse cost and use benchmarking data to ensure value for money Contract Management experience Understand category management principles Strategic thinking Global business understanding and experience Degree qualified and relevant professional qualification is required. 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

Procurement Buyer / Planner

An experienced Procurement Buyer / Planner is required to join an automotive OEM based in Solihull. Position Description: The Procurement Buyer/Planner has the primary responsibility of ensuring material availability to support the production schedule. Other responsibilities include: Managing inventory levels, supporting material/product level revisions Interacting/coordinating with suppliers on a variety of topics and supporting other business functions as required. Place purchase orders with suppliers for the procurement of production material as required by forecast and the production schedule. Monitor status of open purchase orders to ensure on-time delivery of all materials, including timely resolution, communication and mitigation of future potential problems Expedite or defer orders as required based on schedule/inventory changes Determine and establish optimal inventory levels based on forecast, demand variation and material lead times Coordinate material flows throughout product/BOM changes, obsolescence, and the introduction of new suppliers and/or materials due to new product development Manage the inter-company flow or materials between warehouse locations Manage and resolve issues regarding PO to invoice discrepancies, returns and quality problems with suppliers Provide back-up support for supply chain functions including shipping, receiving, material handling and other duties as assigned Setup & maintain material master system planning parameters (MOQ, lead time, safety stocks) Collaborate with internal customers and provide a high level of customer service, including recommending solutions, resources, and alternative supply options Ensure and promote compliance to Company and Procurement policies and procedures Skills Required: 1) Experienced Buyer / Planner / Material Scheduler role working for a direct manufacturer 2) Expert applied knowledge of forecasting, MRP, transportation, supply chain, inventory management and warehousing disciplines 3) Experience establishing and employing demand-pull material planning methods Experience Required: - Proficient with MS Office suite with advanced skills with MS Excel - Strong sense of urgency & attention to detail - Excellent organization, communication and follow-up skills - Able to influence others & manage conflict - Ability to self-direct and take constructive action in ambiguous situations - Extremely high standards of excellence - Analytical with a methodical approach to problem solving Education Required: Degree Educated Additional Information: INSIDE IR35 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 / Solihull
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