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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 (Interior / Exterior)

An experienced Automotive Project Engineer for interior / exterior component is required to join an automotive OEM based in West Sussex. The role is responsible for the management and delivery of Exterior/Interior component development activities across the relevant multi-departmental process-chain to ensure on time introduction and integration into bespoke vehicles. The position is responsible for project planning of all engineering activities to the required detail in support of the tasks assigned by the Lead Engineer. What you will do: Agree with Series engineering stakeholders the required Legal, Safety & group requirements that features must adhere to. Lead capacity planning of Design Engineers to carry out the design & development of the bespoke components including the generation of BoM, CAD Data, 2D drawings, other specification documents and prepare information for Engineering System Release. Ensure the engineering design is integrated within the series product packaging without unforeseen effects to the product performance Ensure requirements required for manufacture are implemented into the design and associated documents Determine the required quality requirements from an engineering perspective working with design & quality functions Validate the product to all homologation requirements before prepare information for Engineering Release. Lead all resolution activities for any issues identified in the "Problem Management Process" and to report/document the status when required What is required: Degree in Electrical Engineering, Automotive Engineering, or equivalent Knowledge of Automotive Manufacturing Processes for interior/exterior components with the ability to select appropriate concepts, processes and tooling options for low and medium volume manufacturing volumes Knowledge of international automotive legislation and homologation requirements relating to exterior/interior content. CAD (Catia V5 preferred) competence required (for creation/review 2D engineering drawings) A sound knowledge of automotive feature development including development cost estimation, technical feature specification, DFM/DFA, RPT and low-volume production techniques with respect to cost, time and weight requirements and also regarding test planning and development. 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 / Chichester

Software Systems Engineer - EV Battery Systems

An experienced Software Systems Engineer for EV Battery Systems is required: Main Purpose of the Role: Defining requirements and test specifications for BMS software Analyze stakeholder requirements and convert them into system and software requirements [top-down approach] Capture requirements from software implementation [bottom-up approach] Supporting the generation of system and software level requirements. Define test specification against requirements Participate in DFMEA meetings Capture actions/requirements from DFMEA Support testing activities Analyze defects reported from testing Working with requirements and contributing to requirements capture Verification and Validation of controls software Liaise with other teams e.g. software developers, HIL team, battery chemistry team, BMS The ideal candidate will have: Relevant Engineering Degree with a minimum of 2:1 (e.g. Electrical / Electronic engineering, systems engineering, automotive engineering, applied mathematics or similar) A minimum of 5 years in a relevant field is essential and in excess of 7 years is preferred Demonstrable experience in working to software V-Cycle Software development of battery management systems utilising C language You will already be working in a performing key role at an Automotive OEM, Tier 1 supplier of other related industry developing battery management software for automotive or hybrid electric vehicles applications. 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 / Nuneaton

Joining Technology and Static Sealing Engineer - 36590

Title: Joining Technology and Static Sealing Engineer Division: Body Engineering Contract Position based at: Gaydon Position Description: Joining Technology and Static Sealing Engineer responsible to act as a subject matter expert for Design Development and Validation of the Body in White static sealing system. This includes: Plumbables, adhesives and co-moulded baffle technologies. Liaising with programme teams static sealing engineers and suppliers. Helping to create system strategy papers for static sealing. Helping with any quality concern with any of the sealing media including Manufacturing Site support as required. Acting a subject matter expert for the Centre of Competence (COC) for joining technologies, including fusion welding, self-pierce rivets, friction stir welding and helping to implement future technologies where applicable. Skills Required: V5 R26 Trained and/or V6 Microsoft office literate Previous Automotive Product Engineering Experience Experience Required: BIW sheet metal design for both aluminium and steel will be an advantage. Knowledge and practical use of Associated Vehicle Architecture (AVA) would be advantageous. Knowledge of Engineering Release process - AIMs, PACNs, CRIDXs WERS literate would be a big advantage. Experience Preferred: Working knowledge of stamping feasibility, joining technologies, including sealant and adhesives, would be advantageous. Problem solving tools and techniques, Six Sigma, 8D. Proficient in Excel, Word and Powerpoint. Good interpersonal skills are required. Education Required: Engineering Degree or alternative qualifications or experience. Additional Information: This role is deemed INSIDE of 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 / Gaydon

Castings Engineer - 36591

A Castings Engineer is required, responsible for Designing, Developing and Validation of castings and casting technology. Act as a Subject Matter Expert for the whole Centre of Competence (COC) within Body Structures and Chassis. Engaging with Existing supplier where required. Reacting to any quality issues associated with Castings technology in a consultancy capacity. Reporting out to senior management. Helping to create system strategy papers for Casting technologies. Skills Required: V5 R26 Trained and/or V6 Microsoft office literate Previous Automotive Product Engineering Experience Experience Required: BIW sheet metal design for both aluminium and steel will be an advantage. Knowledge and practical use of Associated Vehicle Architecture (AVA) would be advantageous. Knowledge of Engineering Release process - AIMs, PACNs, CRIDXs WERS literate would be a big advantage. Experience Preferred: Working knowledge of stamping feasibility, joining technologies, including sealant and adhesives, would be advantageous. Problem solving tools and techniques, Six Sigma, 8D. Proficient in Excel, Word and Powerpoint. Good interpersonal skills are required. Education Required: Engineering Degree or alternative qualifications or experience. Additional Information: This role is deemed INSIDE of 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 / Gaydon

BIW CAD Design Engineers - 36589

2 experienced CAD Design Engineers in Body Engineering are required to join an automotive OEM. Responsibilities: Creating and modifying CAD models for Body in White (BIW) panels, castings and extrusions. Updating AVA links as required. Liaising and taking tasks from Lead Engineers. Giving outline feasibility feedback. Transferring Data to and from other departments and supplier as necessary. Skills Required: Catia V5 R26 Trained and/or V6 Microsoft office literate Previous Automotive Product Engineering Experience Experience Required: BIW sheet metal design for both aluminium and steel will be an advantage. Knowledge and practical use of Associated Vehicle Architecture (AVA) would be advantageous. Knowledge of Engineering Release process - AIMs, PACNs, CRIDXs WERS literate would be a big advantage. Experience Preferred: Working knowledge of stamping feasibility, joining technologies, including sealant and adhesives, would be advantageous. Problem solving tools and techniques, Six Sigma, 8D. Proficient in Excel, Word and Powerpoint. Good interpersonal skills are required. Education Required: Engineering Degree or alternative qualifications or experience. Additional Information: This role is deemed INSIDE of IR35 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

Software Transformation Programme Coordinator - 36577

Title: Software Transformation Programme Coordinator Contract Position based at: Gaydon with travel across all sites, possibly Shannon in Ireland Position Description: An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Software Transformation Programme Coordinator to join our cross-functional working group, providing best practice approaches, coordination, guidance and visibility to our improvement teams. This will enable improvement work to be prioritised, coordinated and led appropriately across workstreams, so that teams can deliver the improvements that unlock our ability to realise our Autonomous, Connected, Electric and Shared future. Skills Required: Senior Stakeholder Management Programme Management Organisation Change Management / Leading Change Experience Required: Proven ability to effectively engage and coordinate across multiple project teams to achieve common goals Proficient at a variety of traditional and Agile techniques for scoping, leading and governing multi-project programmes Experienced at engaging with senior stakeholders to build understanding and buy-in for change initiatives Experience with organisation change management / leading change Ability to define & deploy approaches and supporting mechanisms / toolsets that enable efficient scoping, collaboration, leadership, visibility and governance of multiple workstreams/projects Personal Profile Essential: An individual with high emotional intelligence, able to recognise and appreciate the mindset and influencing factors in people, and who can take a mindful approach to staff engagement and communication. A good communicator who can share and build common understanding of complex ideas An individual with the ability to combine a short term, pragmatic focus with longer term planning An individual with a customer first mindset who is easy to do business with and makes people feel special, driven to deliver experiences that are personalised, transparent and dependable. An individual who can challenge existing thinking in a positive way whilst building credibility and trust through experience and personal style Additional Information: This role is deemed INSIDE of IR35 Location: Across JLR sites may include visits to Shannon in Republic of Ireland 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

Powertrain Project Engineer - 36282

Title: Powertrain Project Engineer (36582) Division: Powertrain Contract Position based at: Gaydon Position Description: This position is required to lead the activity of developing and maintaining the traction inverter technical documentation required to follow the full JLR Commodity Delivery Process. The role will involve setting up and maintaining application specific requirements decks, evidence based engineering records and engineering sign off test reports for requirements, standards and legislative compliance. The role will ensure traction inverters are delivered robustly following the required processes with all required documentation properly created and recorded. This role will encompass all aspects of technical support to enable the delivery of world-class Power Electronics to JLR vehicle programmes. Skills Required: 3 Key Skills Required: Written and interpersonal communication skills Organisation and prioritisation skills, capable of working to deadlines Analytical skills, data analysis including issue management Experience Required: Experienced in working with large engineering teams Experience in managing data sets e.g. maintaining databases and working with teams to keep data up to date Experience in managing and coordinating engineering development issues Experience in supporting team / department in technical delivery through documenting engineering processes and evidence Experience Preferred: JLR Issue Management system AIMS SAP JLR Fleet Management System - FMS IBM Rationale DOORS JLR Engineering Evidence system - EBER Additional Information: This role is deemed INSIDE of 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 / Gaydon

Powertrain Component Engineer - 36579

An experienced Component Engineer is required to join an automotive OEM based in Whitley. Position Description: 2 Component Engineers responsible for the design and release of complex engine castings, delivery of commodity plans, eAPQP and resolution of issues using industry standard problem solving tools. Skills Required: 3 Key Skills Required Design and development of engine components. Outstanding communication skills Problem solving using industry standard problem solving tools. Experience Required: Previous experience in design and development of automotive components essential. Previous experience in design and development of complex engine castings desirable. Additional Information This role is deemed to be 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 / Coventry

Product Information Quality Assurance Analyst - 36581

A Product Information Quality Assurance Analyst is required to set up the validation tools for their designated vehicle lines and then maintain the tool with the latest input documents. This tool set is then run daily against vehicle orders to confirm the quality of the vehicles within the plant order banks. This is key as if errors are not detected cost of reworks can cost the company millions of pounds to rectify. Skills Required: High levels of personal organisation and attention to detail Strong verbal and written communication skills with confidence to communicate across all levels Good team player and self-motivated Experience Required: High drive, self motivated and able to deliver with minimum supervision. Experience of using the Office 365 and tools to aid efficient communications Knowledge of automotive technical issues resolution Both verbal and written communication skills are important, these should be combined with a confident attitude. Experience of solving complex technical issues using a structured approach with the ability to identify areas for improvement Experience Preferred: Experience of working in a technical environment with consistent problem solving to eliminate errors. Education Required: Educated to Degree level in an Engineering discipline 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

CAD Mechanical Design Engineer NX

An experienced CAD Design Engineer is required. This role will involve the design and development of novel high performance mechanical motor topologies, associated assembly methods and mechanical test strategies for low cost/high volume domestic and commercial appliances. You will be based in Malmesbury, joining the Mechanical Development Team within the Global Engineering Group. The Team develops cutting-edge motor drives for existing and future products from concept design to fully automated production. Main Duties/Responsibilities: - General CAD design using Siemens NX for parts, assemblies and fixtures/jigs - may include minor updates or new designs. - Application of PMI to 3D models using Siemens NX - pre-existing knowledge of this is essential. - Updates to PLM as required (Siemens TeamCentre) - simple tasks such as creating or revising design & business items and BoM updates. - Drawing generation, updates and pre-checking of drawings - experience of tolerancing high precision drawings and a good understanding of GD&T - Updating of technical process documentation. - Possible build support and conduct testing following prescribed test method desirable. Person Specification / Core Competencies: Essential: • Ability to demonstrate a good understanding of the fundamentals of mechanical design and an awareness of the application of electronics and their interfaces. • Ability to demonstrate a thorough approach to reasoning and logical problem solving. • Ability to work in a cross-functional team environment, and demonstrate strong motivation to get the job done. • Ability to communicate. Initial contract duration shall be 4 months with the possibility of extending to end Aug 2020. 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

Project Leader (Design) - 36405

An experienced Project Leader is required to join an automotive OEM based in Gaydon. Project management of physical models / local models and virtual assets Management of Timings, Planning, Reviews, Meetings, Resources CAD Management (Design and Engineering data) Skills Required: 3 KEY SKILLS REQUIRED Project Management Leader of Automotive Design Engineering delivery Experience Required: Proven project management capability demonstrated by recent delivery. Excellent communications skills, with demonstrated ability to communicate at all levels. Leadership skills and people skills to work independently or as part of a group. PC Literate - Microsoft Project, Power Point, Excel, Word etc. (Essential). Broad knowledge of PD processes. Proven ability to work to deadlines and prioritise your own workload. Experience Preferred: Working experience of CAE tools including Vis Mock-up, Teamcenter, Catia V5 is desirable. Ability to understand programme activities within cycle plan principles. Ability to think creatively to solve model build issues. Broad knowledge of the Design & Engineering Department and Process. Leading project data management and tracking. Apply business acumen and a customer driven mind set to deliver design leadership. Resource management. Education Required: Engineering or Business related Degree preferred. Additional Information: Ability to travel between J&LR facilities and suppliers both in the UK and abroad. Capacity to quote costs of new models requests. 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

PCDS Process Engineer - 36472

A PCDS Process Engineer is required to join an automotive OEM based in Gaydon. Position Description: PCDS Process Engineer PCDS (Product Creation and Delivery System) is the end to end enterprise framework that the business uses to deliver new vehicles from concept into production. It`s a complex system of cross-functional workstreams, process activities, deliverables, gateways and event that all have duration and dependencies associated with them. With the constant drive to deliver more great products faster amongst an increasingly tougher marketplace, we need to ensure that our vehicle delivery system is as efficient and effective as possible, bringing products into volume production on time. You will work as part of a small, multi-skilled team to create the next generation of PCDS, ACDS and all of the unit processes, enabling the business to achieve key improvements such as VB off-tool parts and a longer Launch maturation period. Key Performance Indicators Delivery of multiple workstream process maps (To be agreed based on experience) Analysis and optimisation of the critical path through the entire network Co-authoring of deliverables and roles and responsibilities for the process activities Creating scalable templates for all processes Key Accountabilities and Responsibilities Develop relationships with key workstream owners Create process maps within the workstreams, describing inputs, outputs, tasks, durations, dependencies Participate in re-building the entire end to end network of process activities Discover ways to optimise the network and reduce the critical path where possible Assist in making the new network operational and launch it into live use within vehicle programmes Undertake any other work as directed by their line manager in connection with their job as may be requested Skills Required: Experience of Project Management in a major multi-year complex cross-functional programme in a relevant industry or degree equivalent Strong stakeholder management and influencing skills; able to build and maintain strong relationships and implement new ways of working Process mapping, critical path analysis, planning and scheduling Experience Required: Experience of Project Management in a major multi-year complex cross-functional programme in a relevant industry or degree equivalent Education Required: Programme Management qualifications (e.g. APM PMQ / PRINCE2) To apply for this role 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

Architecture Structural Analyst (Body Engineering) - 36482

Title: Architecture Structural Analyst Division: Body Engineering Contract Position based at: Gaydon Position Description: Architecture Structural Analyst specialising in vehicle safety activities to include: SORB - analysis and characterisation of design elements at a vehicle level that influence, stop and turn vs deflect kinematic. Loadpath topology and sizing calculation. FFB/ODB/Rear/ Side Analysis of energy distribution across components in current CAE models. Develop geometric solutions in conjunction with CoC Specialist Engineers that conform to the requirements Iterate and verify for robustness the component solutions in conjunction with the CAD team Skills Required: Experience of design or development of safety related structural parts Results driven, demonstrates, tenacity, drive and perseverance, with the ability to deliver in a complex, highly demanding environment. LS Dyna Experience Required: Proven experience of design and development in safety related structural components e.g., BIW structures, Chassis Subframes or HV battery frames. Experience covering both concept development and launch / delivery Experience Preferred: Catia knowledge MATLAB knowledge Education Required: Degree or equivalent qualified in an Engineering or Physics discipline 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

Stamping Engineering Planner - 36496

Title: Stamping Engineering Planner Division: Manufacturing Engineering Contract Position based at: Gaydon and all Press Shop Plants Position Description: As a Stamping Engineering Planner, you will be responsible for: Specification and procurement of tools, operating from the start of Vehicle design through to final commissioning and sign-off in the nominated press facility. Working closely with Tooling Engineers and our Purchasing function to establish viable timeline and plan for assigned portfolio of Press Tools. Managing progress and delivery of tooling into the press facilities, ensuring compliance with performance, quality, timing and cost targets. Operating at the subject matter expert on your assigned tooling portfolio, providing regular updates against key metrics to the management team. Driving the best possible outcomes by ensuring that the design phase maximises panel quality and overall hits per hour. Operating as subject matter expert and "owner" of an assigned portfolio of tooling, providing regular, structured updates on performance, quality, timing and cost. Driving for best possible tooling outcomes by ensuring that the design phase maximises panel quality and overall "hits per hour" performance. Establishing a professional, engineering interface with product design and tooling vendors to ensure robust management of engineering change with minimal impact to the project outcomes. Ensuring learning from one program to another is captured and contained within engineering standards and operating procedures. Undertaking any other work as directed by their line manager in connection with their job as may be requested from time to time Key Accountabilities and Responsibilities: Timing Plans - AIMs & Costs control across all programs Pre E-0 - JOB1 + 90, clear direction and support at both the Up Front and Delivery stages of all programs GD&T - Delivery / Understanding, prior to FDJ CAD Release, liaising across all functions for agreement. Skills Required: 3 Key Skills Required Press tooling knowledge Knowledge and familiarity with key processes, facilities and technologies used throughout the pressed parts process chain. Clear understanding of part forming techniques, to support the Concept Feas team. Experience Required: A thorough understanding of press tool from design, through to methods and technologies. Understanding of Panel Cosmetic concerns Basic knowledge of CAD Software tools, Catia, Autoform. Must have a can do attitude and willingness to take onboard all aspects of Job Role requirements as defined by Department Lead Education Required: Time served Apprenticeship based expertise in Press Tooling A relevant Engineering Degree is not essential, however would be an advantage 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

Digital Software Engineer - 36512

Title: Digital Software Engineers Contract Position based at: Gaydon Position Description: The Digital Engineering Capability team is looking for a small team of experienced Engineers to join us to deliver robust software tools to support modelling and simulation activities and so enhance the capabilities and efficiency of CAE teams across product engineering. You will collaborate with the full range of JLR`s CAE Experts to drive the wider adoption of digital tools and reduce dependence on physical testing. A variety of roles are available, including enhancing the capabilities of, and providing support for, JLR`s existing in-house MATLAB "App Store" which is used to distribute MATLAB based engineering applications across the Product Engineering function You will be responsible for supporting Model Integration objectives, with a primary focus on the delivery of integrated vehicle model templates to digital vehicle build; and enhancing the capabilities of our existing database application to enable efficient sharing and use of consistent engineering data throughout the engineering community. You will work closely with a team of software development engineering to ensure that robust, quality assured tools are delivered to the engineering community are delivered in a responsive manner. Skills Required: High levels of personal organisation and attention to detail Strong verbal and written communication skills with the confidence to communicate across all levels Good team player and self-motivated Experience Required: Experience in software development best practice, incl. OOP, software architecture design, change management, unit testing / continuous integration etc. Demonstrable skills in a relevant programming language, e.g. MATLAB, Python, C, C++, python and Java Experience of using 1D / Systems Modelling & Simulation methods to solving real world, automotive related engineering problems Experience of both SQL and NoSQL database design Experience of model integration / co-simulation methods and tool coupling interfaces such as s-function and FMI Familiarity with automotive systems and technologies, and CAE methodologies Experience of solving complex technical issues using a structured approach with the ability to identify areas for improvement Familiarity with working in an Agile environment Education Required: Relevant Degree or equivalent (Automotive/Mechanical Engineering, Physical Sciences, Computer Science or similar) Additional Information: This position has been deemed to be 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 / Gaydon

Test and Validation Project Engineer - 36557

Title: Test and Validation Project Engineer Contract Position based at: Gaydon Position Description: The Test and Validation Project Engineer will be responsible for the End to End validation and sign off for the Vehicle related functions at a customer level. The Engineer will need to create a test plan and then execute in order to identify any potential error states and take the necessary measurements, in order to raise a defect that can be resolved and resubmitted for validation. This can be either mechanical or electrical as it is a system related test. The candidate will be working across all CoC's and multiple programme lines with the relevant Test and Development teams to ensure that all the prototype and production assets are tested and validated against the DV plan. Close collaboration and working with the Engineering Workshops will be required when updating vehicles at a whole vehicle level. Skills Required: Overall Vehicle Engineering Knowledge Automotive Validation and Sign Off Strong written, verbal and presentation skills Experience Required: High drive, self-motivated and able to deliver with minimum supervision. Good understanding of complete vehicle systems and architectures Experience of using the Office 365 and tools to aid efficient communications Knowledge of automotive technical issues resolution and use of defect management tools a distinct advantage Both verbal and written communication skills are important, these should be combined with a confident attitude The candidate must have a record of creating and executing test plans across multiple disciplines / feature sets. Experience Preferred: Experience of working in a Customer Sign Off environment - Leading Sign Off activities a distinct advantage. Education Required: Educated to Degree level in an Engineering discipline Additional Information: The position would be based at JLR Gaydon site within the Product Engineering Operations team. Working hours are 40 / week. Travel to other sites may be required. 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

Virtual Manufacturing Engineer - 36320

A Vitual Manufacturing Engineer is required to join an automotive OEM based at Wawick and other sites. The main role is to develop and generate a Digital Twin model to simulate the physical infrastructure for the Tucana Project. The project is looking at developing high volume low cost composite solutions for both the vehicle design and its manufacture. The project compromises of 7 work packages: WP0 Project Management WP1 Virtual Manufacturing and Cost Modelling WP2 Vehicle Design WP3 Design and Process Validation WP4 Component Manufacture WP5 Vehicle Build WP6 Testing & Validation The following roles would work in a work stream that crosses work packages 1, 3 and 5. The ultimate goal of the manufacturing teams activities within TUCANA is to develop a predictive model of the structure and cost of a composite facility, using data from current BoP, proposed BoP and validation testing. The digital model developed in this workstream will allow the user to understand the required plant layout, cost, takt time e when integrating composites into current and future facilities. Skills Required: 3 Key Skills Required: Catia V5/6 working with Teamcenter / Dassault Enovia Delmia / RobCAD / Process Simulate and / or other manufacturing simulation packages with knowledge of discrete event simulation Experience with Unity and/or other game engine systems 3D immersive environments (VR/AR visualisations) Experience Required: Ability to write clean, elegant and maintainable production-level code Deep experience in developing Big Data solutions, using standard proprietary and open source toolkits and libraries Understanding of machine learning and AI techniques Understanding of methods for real time data integration to virtual models Solid experience in CAD modelling using Catia V5/6 Solid experience in developing manufacturing simulations using Delmia or RobCAD Solid experience in developing solution using Unity or Unreal engine Solid experience in developing cloud solutions using GCP or Azure Education Required: Degree level or equivalent Additional Information: THIS ROLE IS DEEMED INSIDE OF IR35 As part of a Government funded activity the DBC is funded through Tucana. This requires clear tracking of hours in order to audit for Government funding. Locations: University of Warwick, Gaydon, Castle Bromwich, Solihull 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

Test Consultancy Engineer - 36556

An experienced Test Consultancy Engineer is required to join an automotive OEM based in Gaydon. The test consultancy and planning role within Engineering Laboratories exists to provide a more effective relationship between the JLR "Build and Test Operations" group and core engineering. Key to this role is an ability to work with multiple stakeholders in order to identify, define and influence test strategies to meet vehicle program design verification plans. You will need a mix of technical, strategic and planning competencies as this role has the potential to shape the way the business executes its physical test strategy. Responsibilities: To integrate and liaise with commodity and attribute groups to derive physical design verification plans. Support commodity and attribute groups with the architecture of physical test cases. Provide a prioritised backlog of work to internal and external test providers. Prioritisation of workload to enable test delivery teams to schedule test activity. Ensure issues generated during physical test phases are robustly managed in the business. Work with the test facility strategy and investment group, business office and commodity and attribute groups to identify and justify future testing capability requirements. Skills Required: Verification & validation (V&V) - experience of physical testing. Design Verification Planning (DVP) - experience of planning test activity. Stakeholder management - experience of liaising & collaborating with diverse engineering functions. Experience Required: Verification & validation (V&V) - experience of physical testing. Design Verification Planning (DVP) - experience of planning test activity. Experience in rig based, test and evaluation techniques. Mechanical understanding of vehicle component, sub-systems and systems. Ability to evaluate and defend test methodologies from a data driven technical perspective. Understanding of laboratory equipment capability and flexibility. Planning and programme management skills. Stakeholder management - experience of liaising & collaborating with diverse engineering functions. Additional Information: This position is deemed to be 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 / Gaydon

Automotive Test Engineer - 36555

An experienced Test Engineer is required to join an automotive OEM based in Gaydon. Position Description: Engineering Laboratories is looking for world class, driven test engineers to lead and deliver test programmes in support of design release activity or technology advancement. The role sits within a technically demanding yet highly rewarding environment where new and exciting challenges face our engineers every day. The test area is hugely diverse and offers testing services in the field of Noise Vibration & Harshness, Climatic & Environmental, Structural Durability, Electrical Test and much more. If you desire to be hands on with the product using multi-million pound equipment in state of the art, class leading facilities then a role as a Test Engineer in Engineering Laboratories is for you. Responsibilities: Complete full preparation of test facility and/or test parts to enable effective and timely data delivery. Provide technical advice and guidance on collection and measurement of data. To collate, manipulate and interpret data which will be used to inform engineering decisions Oversee commissioning and acceptance testing of measurement equipment Take ownership of data quality and performance reporting for measurement equipment and capability To conduct analysis and fault rectification to ensure minimum down time To support continuous improvement activity with the goal of improving test efficiency and/or product quality To support all activities that result in a positive outcome from any audit, e.g. TS16949, OHSAS18001, ISO 14001 Undertake any other work as directed by their line manager in connection with their job as may be requested Skills Required: Experience of testing in an engineering discipline. Ability to validate, interpret & process data collected from test activity and report out on results. Ability to project manage test activity i.e. liaise with customers, generate timing plans & co-ordinate resources. Experience Required: Technical expertise and experience of test facility and test part preparation Experienced with data acquisition and control systems. Data analysis and reporting of test data. Natural problem-solver with structured approach to problem solving in a technical environment. The ability to validate, prepare and read engineering documents. Knowledge of Health and Safety requirements & risk assessment Computer literate, including Microsoft Office competency to produce plans, presentations, graphs, process and Single Point Lesson (SPL) documents Experience Preferred: Six Sigma, Black Belt and Green Belt Training and certification. Experience with TS16949 or ISO9001 standards and requirements Experience and certification for conducting testing on proving grounds. Knowledge of instrument calibration processes. Proficient in the use and application of a programming / scripting language (C/C++, python, Java, or similar) Education Required: Educated to Degree level in a Systems, Mechanical, Electrical/Electronic or related field Additional Information: This position is deemed to be 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 / Gaydon

Test Rig and Analysis Engineer - 36553

A Test Rig Design & Analysis Engineer is required to join an OEM in Gaydon. The design, analysis and delivery of mechanical test rig designs in support of vehicle programme testing activities within the Build & Test Operations function. The position will lead and or execute projects from concept through to final delivery. Skills Required: Expert user of Catia V5 within a mechanical design environment. Capability: solid modelling (parts and assemblies), 2D drawing generation. Some knowledge of Catia V6 would also be desirable. Excellent mechanical engineering knowledge including material selection, bearing selection, mechanisms, bolted joints. Knowledge of CAE methodology for design validation Project management skills with the ability to lead projects from concept through to final delivery. Experience Required: Expert Catia V5 and Team Center within a mechanical design environment - Solid Modelling (parts and assemblies), 2D drawings. Excellent mechanical engineering knowledge including material selection, bearing selection, mechanisms, bolted joints. Knowledge of CAE methodology for design validation. Knowledge of vehicle packaging. Knowledge of physical testing methodologies relating to the structural testing of chassis and body components and assemblies. Project management skills with the ability to co-ordinate projects from concept through to final delivery. Ability to create and interpret 2D drawings for manufacture of test rig fixtures. Good communication skills. JLR/Ford attended Catia V5 and Team Centre training - desired but not essential. JLR attended Catia V6 training - desired but not essential. Ability to manage priorities, identify issues and solutions using own initiative, coupled with a desire to make a difference and achieve results. Education Required: A Degree in Mechanical or Automotive Engineering or equivalent. Additional Information This position has been deemed to be INSIDE IR35 Location: Based at Gaydon (possible travel to Whitley 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 / Gaydon

Catia V5 CAD Design Engineer

Our client is one of the world's largest product development specialists. 3 x Catia V5 CAD Designers are required, located A45 / Birmingham Airport area. They must be proficient in Catia V5 modelling and have preferably worked previously on interior plastic parts and have a good knowledge of plastic part design ie. A - D pillars etc. Previous JLR / JLR T1 supplier experience would be advantageous. Requirement is immediate, duration will be 3 months based on a standard 45 hour week (TBC). 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 / Birmingham
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