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Scott McIntee

Managing Consultant
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  2. scott.mcintee@jonlee.co.uk
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Scott is responsible for the day to day operational management of the engineering, manufacturing and commercial team. He has successfully supported specialist SMEs right through to some the world’s leading corporate organisations in their recruitment across both engineering and procurement disciplines.

Scott has been recruiting for over 10 years, after a sucessful career in automotive supply chain and procurement, Scott has a breadth of recruitment experience across various engineering and commercial disciplines to include operations, engineering, supply chain, quality, design and development from graduate level through to senior management.

Scott’s key strength over the last decade has been to develop excellent working relationships with clients; taking the time to really understand their specific needs before going to market.

Scott’s consultative approach and ability to market roles to passive candidates has ensured his clients have access to the most skilled individuals.

Browse Scott's latest jobs

Head of Operations

Due to continued growth this global metals manufacturer is actively seeking a dynamic Head of Operations. Suitable for: Operations Manager, Operations Leader, Operations Director, Manufacturing Manager The Role Reporting in to the Plant Manager the Head of Operations is required to provide day to day operational leadership and strategic planning for the site which has a large number of employees ensuring compliance with all legislation and best practice. Support the Plant Manager on both operational activity and strategic planning. To deliver on KPI targets, to drive a culture of ownership within the company. Identify opportunities for making efficiency improvement utilising lean manufacturing methodology. To ensure the quality, safety and reliability of all production processes. Responsible for developing tools for accurate and on time reporting of KPI's The establishment of Quality, Cost and Delivery indices and definition of performance targets in line with the company expectation and industry standards. Comply with the Health and Safety Policy and procedures in accordance with Health and Safety legislation. The Person Ideally you will have a metals manufacturing or automotive manufacturing background Currently operating at Operations Manager level in a medium to large manufacturing organisation Strong people management skills to ensure development and support to direct reports. Team player motivated by success of the company, goal oriented, excellent communication skills, both written and oral. Would suit an ambitous individual capable of progressing up to Plant Manager level in the future A degree qualification is highly desirable This role offers an outstanding opportunity to join a global manufacturing business and offers an outstanding career development opportunity. Please apply as soon as possible to be considered for this exciting Head of Operations opportunity.

Permanent / Wolverhampton, West Midlands

Key Account Manager

My client are a large global supplier of metals to various industries including automotive. We now have an exciting opportunity to recruit for a Key Account Manager to be based at their site near West Bromwich. You will be responsible for a key automotive account and therefore will be based out of West Bromwich with the need to travel to the customer an automotive OEM who are Midlands based. The Key Account Manager will proactively work between the strategic customers Purchasing and Engineering organisations and associated Tier 1's that support the organisation to the relevant Account to maintain a consistently high level of service delivery. Supporting the key strategic account with regards to supply, quality, cost and revenues targets Driving revenue targets Key point of contact for quality and production staff inside customer plant(s) Coordination of technical issues and quality claims with Technical Customer Support Team Managing engineering changes between the customer and the company Coordinating technical information flow between customer and the company Managing company plants in solving quality claims Candidate requirements Ideally you will be degree qualified Experience of automotive OEM account management Excellence in sales and / or commercial program management within manufacturing Ability to proactively interpret customer needs and communicate this information within the organisation Assertiveness and strong negotiating skills Please apply as soon as possible to be considered for this attractive Key Account Manager role. Suitable for: Account Manager, Sales Engineer, Sales Manager, Business Development Manager

Permanent / West Bromwich, West Midlands

Interim HR Manager

My client are a global manufacturer of precision engineered components supplying into the power generation and automotive industries with approximately 150 personnel at the Telford site. They are looking for a high calibre Human Resources Manager for approximately 12 months to cover maternity leave. You will ideally have experience of human resources in an engineering or manufacturing environment. Responsibilities: Assisting with the recruitment process ensuring compliance and legal requirements are met. Creating and implementing policies and procedures for a global company. Playing a pivotal and leading role in all grievances and implementing disciplinary procedures. Collaborating with managers to develop and design policies and procedures around absence, sickness and all HR related subjects. Assisting all department managers, giving advice and assisting understand of all implemented policies and procedures. Ensuring the provision of HR is consistent and of the highest level. Negotiating with staff on issues relating to pay and conditions. Interpreting and advising on employment law. Reward advice and support expat employees on company benefits. Reporting and analysis of HR data. Required experience: HR Manager experience ideally in a manufacturing or engineering environment. CIPD qualified. Ideally you will have worked in a medium to large organisation previously. Hands on individual as well as strategic when required Able to commence the role in June 2018 Please apply as soon as possible to be considered for this attractive HR Manager opportunity with a global organisation.

Permanent / Telford, Shropshire

General Manager

Due to continued growth this well established castings manufacturer is looking for a dynamic General Manager to run the operation with full P&L responsibility. Salary: Circa £70,000 to £75,000 plus bonus, car and benefits Suitable for: General Manager, Plant Manager, Operations Manager, Operations Director, Site Manager Reporting in to the Global VP you will be responsible for all aspects of the operation. Key Responsibilities: Management and control of all activities at the site Managing and developing supervisory staff Developing budgets and forward plans for the site in conjunction with group requirements. Developing and implementing organisational plans so as to meet agreed organisational performance plans within agreed budgets and timescales Directing Human Resources in developing training programs for personnel Ensuring at all times safety awareness & knowledge to meet statutory and company standards Establishing a "5S" & LEAN philosophy within the organisation Championing the continuous improvement culture within the organisation Developing leadership principles & planning to reduce employee turnover and optimise talent Background and experience: Bachelor degree in an engineering discipline (Metallurgical, Mechanical) is desirable but not essential Solid experience within a foundry operation is essential Management experience at a senior level Highly computer literate with strong emphasis in process engineering, production planning and preventative maintenance Experience with change management Experience with LEAN principles Fluency in written and spoken English, second language skills would be an advantage This role offers an outstanding career development opportunity and the chance to join a well respected international manufacturing business. Please apply as soon as possible to be considered for this exciting General Manager role.

Permanent / Wednesbury, West Midlands

Manufacturing Engineer

A global manufacturer of precision machined components based in Leicester requires an experienced Manufacturing Engineer on a 12 month contract basis. The role will project manage the transfer of a production line to a lower cost country. The product is a high precision machined component supplied into an aerospace OEM. Experience desired: Manufacturing Engineering experience Project management knowledge Aerospace background Ideally experience transferring production to another manufacturing site Ideally high precision machining knowledge Writing SOP's Problem solving Understanding of inspection processes Understanding engineering drawings Lean manufacturing knowledge The role will require some travel typically one week away in four through to two weeks in four at key points in the programme. Please apply as soon as possible to be considered for this urgent Manufacturing Engineering role.

Permanent / Leicester, Leicestershire

Technical Sales Engineer - Electroplating

My Client are an international supplier of speciality chemicals for the surface finishing industry. They supply into a variety of industries from automotive, oil & gas through to IT applications. Job title: Technical Sales Engineer - Electroplating Region: Midlands / North Reporting: UK Sales Director Organisation: UK sales and service team Scope: UK customer support and sales development, primarily focused in the Midlands region with future growth in the North. Focused on products for electroplating / General Metal Finishing (GMF). Key responsibilities Provide customer service & technical support on company products and the electroplating process. Undertake key account management. Prospect for new business opportunities. Write and present customer quotations. Generate sales of GMF products. Meet sales and margin targets. Secondary responsibilities Undertake/Supervise solution makeups and process starts. Undertake/Supervise customer product tests. Undertake company and product presentations. Provide customer visit reports. Report on market trends and competitor activities. Input into GMF annual sales budget. Contribute to company activities and projects. Represent the company within the wider surface finishing industry. Experience & Qualifications Experience in the electroplating, surface finishing, coatings industry is essential. Must have a broad technical knowledge of electroplating and surface treatment processes. Demonstrate a sound technical and laboratory background. Process technology focused. Previous sales and commercial experience desirable. Must be chemical/science educated. Personal Attributes Motivation for sales, Closing skills, Account Management, Prospecting Skills, Planning, Persistence, Initiative, Self-confidence, Interpersonal skills, Verbal communication, Written communication, Developing rapport, Building relationships, Presentation skills, Achieving goals Valid UK driving licence essential.

Permanent / Wolverhampton, West Midlands

Lean Manufacturing Manager

Due to continued growth this global manufacturing and engineering business is actively seeking a dynamic Lean Manufacturing Manager Salary: Circa £50,000 + 14% bonus, 7 % Pension + family health cover and life insurance Suitable for: Lean Manufacturing Manager, Lean Manufacturing Lead, Continuous Improvement Manager The Role Reporting directly into the Plant Manager you will provide real leadership, direction and support to the local Senior Management Team as they start their cultural transformation to embed an improvement culture at all levels within the business. The CI Specialist is responsible to identify and improve the outcomes of manufacturing and operational processes to improve efficiency's, reduce costs and increase customer satisfaction. Plans, runs and controls strategic high impact improvement projects, focusing on simplification and performance improvement of productive and administrative processes. Supports the Value Stream management to define and select projects for execution. Acts as change agent and leads project teams to reach agreed process improvement targets; ensures that process improvements are maintained over time. Effectively applies lean methodology and enforces project standards leading to performance optimisation. Evaluate current business practices, looking for ways to improve practices, reduce costs, and make best use of the business resources. Develop plans, schedules and budgets for projects to improve existing processes. Identify and deliver service improvement activity across the business through employing process improvement methodologies and the application of innovative thinking. Work with key stakeholders and Lean Champions to build sustainable change The Person You are likely to be working in a senior Lean Manufacturing or Continuous Improvement role currently Experience in manufacturing and engineering is essential. Ideally heavy manufacturing industry. Strong knowledge of modern lean manufacturing techniques based on Toyota Production System or other equivalent system Able to influence others both at shop floor and senior management level Degree qualified This role offers a great opportunity to join a well respected global manufacturing business and offers an outstanding career development opportunity. Please apply as soon as possible to be considered for this exciting Lean Manufacturing opportunity.

Permanent / Warrington, Cheshire


don't take our word for it...

  • The automation team at Jonathan Lee has taken the time to understand our business requirements, developing local relationships with the individual sites via visits to our locations to ensure the quality of candidates is of a high standard. Furthermore, Jonathan Lee has attributed a member of its Client Services team to act as a senior level contact for Knapp. This ensures there is a high-level of pro-active engagement with us as a customer not only in the traditional recruitment process but also in areas that can indirectly contribute to our business relationship. Should anyone be looking for a recruitment partner with in-depth industry knowledge in automation that operates in an ethical, partnership-based manner I can highly recommend the team at Jonathan Lee.

    Alexia English

    Human Resources Manager