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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

Maintenance Supervisor

My client are a prestigious multi-national engineering and manufacturing company who design and manufacture high precision machined components. They are looking for a dynamic electrically biased Maintenance Supervisor to manage an efficient and effective maintenance department ensuring all machinery and facilities are maintained and improved both electrically and mechanically. Key Duties and Responsibilities To manage the maintenance team to provide electrical and mechanical engineering support to the manufacturing operations ensuring minimal downtime of all plant and machinery and ensuring cost control is maintained at all times To manage the maintenance team on a day to day basis ensuring their welfare and health and safety are maintained effectively, providing an environment where morale and motivation are high through the understanding of individuals personal aspirations and needs Utilise the maintenance team resources to ensure the resources available are allocated to breakdowns, tasks, improvements and refurbishment priorities To develop and manage a TPM schedule for all plant and machinery to minimise breakdowns and improve machine capability To develop the maintenance systems for breakdowns, tasks, servicing, spares, improvements and refurbishment to improve machine downtime and capability To manage and develop the maintenance team, through regular appraisals and reviews of skills and competency, identify any gaps and implement training plans To ensure effective communications within the team and also with key customers in manufacturing To liaise effectively with external suppliers and contractors to ensure best service and pricing opportunities are maintained To carry out servicing of machines and ancillary equipment as per the relevant schedules To carry out facility repairs and maintenance as per the schedule or as and when required Ideally as Maintenance Supervisor you will have a production machinery as well as facilities maintenance background. You are likely to be currently working as a Maintenance Supervisor, Maintenance Team Leader or Maintenance Manager. Please apply as soon as possible to be considered for this highly desirable Maintenance Supervisor role.

Permanent / Leicester, Leicestershire

Quality Engineer - metals experience

Due to continued growth, this global manufacturing and engineering business is actively seeking a dynamic Quality Engineer. From their Telford site they manufacture high precision machined metallic components. They are seeking a Quality Engineer with knowledge of metals, metallurgy, heat treatment, electrolytical plating or other variants of metal coating. Salary: £35,000 to £40,000 DOE plus benefits The Role Enhance & promote the importance of quality as an integral part of the business to support the company's quality ethos/culture. Support the 8 D process by driving continual improvement in the reliability of processes to ensure the delivery of a "quality" product, securing long term customer satisfaction. Conduct internal compliance audits in accordance with IATF (TS) 16949 & ISO 9001. Coordinate PPAP & APQP activities. Support product testing activities to ensure consistent support adherence to the IATF (TS) 16949 & ISO 9001 standards. Conduct Material Analysis in conjunction with ISO 17025 standard. Development of plant standards, technical instructions and procedures to ensure that all metallurgical activities are in alignment with Corporate standards and/or customer requirements Keep plant current with required lab submissions for various audits and monthly reporting Provide detail manufacturing support via the analysis of metallurgical quality issues for steel, Stainless and aluminium and establish appropriate resolution for optimising plant processes, including those which inhibit product flow, as well as troubleshooting metallurgical processes Manage the disposition of questionable product, interpret product metallurgical characteristics and make decisions on corrective actions and deviations needs as a result of product not meeting Customer Standards. Work with local SQA for feeding back issues to supply base Lead metallurgical laboratory functions including the coordination of the lab activities and supervision including day-to-day direction and support of the lab technicians The Person Experience of working in a Quality Engineering role Previous roles in Heat Treatment and Electrolytical Plating, or other variants of metal coating Previous participation in continuous improvement /continuous improvement events Basic understanding of sampling, testing, and the heat-treating process Experience of PPAP's & APQP Knowledge of IATF (TS) 16949 & ISO 9001 Standards HNC in an Engineering Discipline Bachelor of Science degree (or equivalent experience) in Metallurgy, Metallurgical Engineering or Material Science (Desired) This role offers an outstanding opportunity to join a global manufacturing business with a well respected brand name. Please apply as soon as possible to be considered for this exciting Quality Engineer opportunity.

Permanent / Telford, Shropshire

Technical Sales Engineer - North of England

Due to a continued expansion, this global manufacturer of high precision fastener components is seeking a dynamic Technical Sales Engineer to cover their North of England sales territory. German owned they have 3000 employees and a turnover in excess of €600 million. Salary: Circa £40,000 + fully funded car + monthly bonus + pension + life assurance + medical insurance Suitable for: Sales Engineer, Sales Manager, Account Manager The Role The Technical Sales Engineer is required to interface with key customer contacts in the North of England providing engineering solutions and maximising customer satisfaction. The position will provide a key point of contact between the engineering team and the customer base. The Person You like solving puzzles You are passionate about engineering You love working with client teams to develop new ideas You enjoy bringing your applications engineering skills to bear You are a tenacious individual residing in the North of England ideally somewhere between Liverpool and Leeds. Previous experience of fastening and assembly systems is a significant advantage, but may not be necessary if you have other engineering experience. You should currently be working as a Technical Sales Engineer, Sales Manager or Account Manager in an engineering and manufacturing environment. An engineering qualification is desirable This role offers an outstanding opportunity to join a world leading business and offers an outstanding career development opportunity. Please apply as soon as possible to be considered for this exciting Technical Sales Engineer opportunity.

Permanent / Manchester, Greater Manchester

Design Engineer - Automated equipment / Special Purpose Machine

Due to increasing business levels, this market leader in automated equipment design and manufacture require a dynamic Design Engineer. Salary: Circa £40,000 negotiable DOE plus benefits Suitable for: Design Engineer, Mechanical Design Engineer The Role The Design Engineer is required to provide bespoke special purpose equipment design to the customers requirements working on a project basis. The role is customer facing with the customer base being in a variety of industries such as aerospace and the nuclear industry. Produce mechanical designs for advanced special purpose equipment using SolidWorks Engineer functional, quality technical solutions. Achieve on budget, profitable systems. Communicate with customers to develop designs according to expectations. Collaborate with operations manager, system specialists & technicians. Collaborate with operations manager to review the performance of design outcomes. Develop user manuals in line with standards set by operations team. Respond to the direction of the operations manager, health & safety committee & other management and contribute to ensuring business effectiveness The Person Experienced in mechanical design with a background designing special purpose machinery, automated equipment, robotics or conveyor systems Ideally a user of Solidworks Customer facing experience Enthusiastic individual with a strong interest in automated equipment Please apply as soon as possible to be considered for this highly desirable Design Engineer opportunity with a rapidly growing company.

Permanent / Loughborough, Leicestershire

Customer Service Representative - French or German Speaker

Our client are a global supplier in the lightweight metals engineering industry. They currently have the following exciting opportunity available for an Inside Sales & Customer Service Representative; Position: Internal Sales & Customer Service Representative Reporting To: Customer Services Manager Hours of work: Full Time Employment Status: Permanent Remuneration: Highly competitive salary and benefits package Qualifications + Experience Required: Degree educated desirable Experience of working in a fast paced Internal Sales & Customer Service environment French or German speaker essential Job Specification: The Inside Sales & Customer Service Representative role is a combination of internal sales, customer services and associated sales administration activities. Customer Support Prepare accurate & timely quotations Take ownership of customer orders, input accurately onto ERP system Progress and track orders to ensure customer satisfaction levels Maintain up to date and accurate records Liaise with the Planning team to obtain accurate lead times in relation to purchased products. Liaise with Manufacturing for items manufactured in Telford. Establish effective communication system with Distribution Team specifically relating to shipping instructions and specific labelling request. Work with the Credit department on ensuring customer invoice queries, overdue payments and credit terms are dealt with effectively. Deal effectively with issues as they arise, take responsibility and progress issue through to satisfactory resolution for both the customer and the comapny. Complete reporting requirements as directed by the Customer Services Manager Inside Selling Generate new and repeat sales through direct contact with potential and existing customers Support external sales team with onsite customer visits Follow up on leads as directed by the Sales & Marketing team Account Management support for lower value accounts to ensure customer satisfaction and identify further opportunities for sales. Update leads/opportunities through CRM system. Competencies Required: Strong business acumen and sales orientation Excellent organisational and prioritisation abilities Team player, supporting team members appropriately when required Strong attention to detail, with the ability to analyse data Excellent communications skills, with the ability to liaise effectively at all levels Strong presentation skills Excellent persuasion & influencing abilities Empathetic to customer needs in line with realistic business achievement Proficient in MS office package Either French or German language skills essential If you are interested in the Internal Sales & Customer Service Representative role, please apply as soon as possible.

Permanent / Telford, Shropshire

Operations Manager - Engineering and Manufacturing

Due to an internal promotion, this prestigious global manufacturing and engineering business is actively seeking a dynamic Operations Manager. Salary: Circa £90,000 DOE + car allowance, up to 20% bonus, 12 % Pension + Holidays + family health cover and life insurance Suitable for: Operations Manager, Engineering Manager, General Manager The Role The Operations Manager is required to provide day to day operational leadership and strategic planning for the Engineering and Manufacturing Departments ensuring compliance with all legislation and best practice. To manage key department managers (Engineering, Manufacturing, Maintenance, Facilities) and support the General Manager on both operational activity and strategic planning. To deliver on KPI targets on a monthly basis, to drive a culture of ownership within the company. Identify opportunities for making efficiency improvement utilising lean manufacturing methodology. Capital equipment expenditure management. To ensure the quality, safety and reliability of all production processes. Responsible for developing tools for accurate and on time reporting of KPI's, with emphasis on minimising requirement for manual work. The establishment of Quality, Cost and Delivery indices and definition of performance targets in line with the company expectation and industry standards. To maintain 5S levels in line with showroom factory conditions. Comply with the Health and Safety Policy and procedures in accordance with Health and Safety legislation. The Person Ideally you will have an engineering background and previously have worked in as an Engineering Manager progressing through to an Operations Manager role. Engineering - qualified to HNC or above. Strong interest and experience in advanced manufacturing methodology including automation, smart factory and industry 4.0 People management skills to ensure development and support to direct reports. Ability to solve problems that are diverse and where may require analysis of data requires evaluation. Team player motivated by success of the company, goal oriented, excellent communication skills, both written and oral. Knowledge of statistical control, such as; six sigma and other design for excellence method will be a benefit. Certificate in Managing Occupational Health & Safety (NEBOSH) would be a benefit. This role offers an outstanding opportunity to join a world leading business and offers an outstanding career development opportunity. Please apply as soon as possible to be considered for this exciting Operations Manager opportunity.

Permanent / Telford, Shropshire

Production and Purchasing Manager

My client a global manufacturing business operating in the medical product sector is actively seeking a dynamic Production and Purchasing Manager. They currently have two types of positions available. One will actively manage a production team on site at their production facility in Hull. The other will manage 10 to 15 suppliers based in the UK and internationally and will have a focus on supply chain, purchasing, manufacturing process and cost. Salary: £50,000 to £60,000 DOE plus benefits Suitable for: Production Manager, Manufacturing Manager, Purchasing Manager, Supply Chain Manager, Logistics Manager The Role To provide operational leadership to the business unit in the delivery of a set of balanced measures across the pillars Safety, Quality, Delivery, Cost and People. Provide clear and concise leadership to the business unit team members. Working within a matrix structure to focus the specialist functions on the business units' specific product portfolio and associated suppliers. Manage team members performance to fulfil their specialist functional role in the successful achievement of the business unit KPI's. Manage supplier relationships encompassing short term operational execution along side longer term supplier/product development projects. Ensure supplier delivery, cost and quality are maintained at the agreed service levels. The Person Degree qualified or equivalent in Engineering, Business, Science Good understanding of manufacturing, supply chain processes, purchasing and quality systems Ideally medical product experience although this is desirable rather than essential High calibre individual with drive and enthusiasm, able to engage colleagues and implement change Please apply as soon as possible to be considered for this exciting role as Production and Purchasing Manager.

Permanent / Kingston Upon Hull, East Riding of Yorkshire

Operations Manager

My client are a US owned global engineering and manufacturing company with a strong reputation for quality and customer service. They are currently looking for an Operations Manager to lead directly and indirectly a team of 90 operational staff. The role will report directly into the Managing Director and will be responsible for managing day to day production and making sure production efficiency standards are maintained and improved. Knowledge and Experience 5 years minimum hands on experience in an Aerospace or other manufacturing production or engineering discipline An ability to lead and inspire teams to achieve new levels of performance through empowerment and ownership Lean manufacturing knowledge CNC machining knowledge is desirable although not essential Robust personality with ability to challenge both people and processes. Ability to plan effectively and have a passion for manufacturing excellence and delivering above and beyond expectations - experience in a continuous improvement/lean manufacturing environment is a requirement Graduate degree or equivalent in either Manufacturing, Engineering or similar technical discipline is desirable Ability to problem solve at a high level and use initiative to overcome obstacles Strong interpersonal skills with an ability to communicate across different levels and functional areas in the organisation. High level of safety knowledge and awareness. You are likely to be currently working as an Operations Manager or Manufacturing Manager in a machined / metals component environment. Please apply as soon as possible to considered for this attractive role as an Operations Manager with a world class organisation.

Permanent / Leicester

Operations Manager - Steel Manufacturing - Saudi Arabia

This growing steel manufacturing business is actively seeking a dynamic Operations Manager to run a busy Steel Melting Shop based in Jedah, Saudi Arabia. They currently have circa. 350 staff. Salary £70,000 to £90,000 DOE plus benefits Suitable for: Operations Manager, Manufacturing Manager The Role The Operations Manager is required to provide day to day operational leadership ensuring compliance with all legislation and best practice. Monitoring Steel Melting Shop performance on a daily basis Co-ordinate Lean Manufacturing activity to improve production efficiency's and performance Coordination with Head of Departments for Planning of maintenance without affecting production. Controlling all shift activities. Target and initiate action towards less process deviation and zero rejection. Effective planning and process adaptions to reduce per ton cost of steel. Monitor Heat wise cost of various grades and exercise appropriate controls. Monitor the scrap quality and maintain the plant cleaning Ensuring that ISO technical requirements are fulfilling. Ensuring that the suitable work areas, environmental conditions and housekeeping in the melt shop are conducive to the proper performance of furnace activities. Ensure the safety of man and machine. The Person Experience in steel making / Continuous Casting Machines to make clean steel in cost effective way Be able to administratively / technically manage, control and handle the working of Section. Be able to motivate all the employees towards ISO 9001-2015 Be able to express and communicate the performance reports to the management and other concerned in effective way. BSc Metallurgy would be desirable Please apply as soon as possible to be considered for this exciting role as Operations Manager.

Permanent / Jeddah