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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.

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Recruitment Consultant

We have an excellent opportunity for an Experienced Recruitment Consultant or Technical Sales Engineer to join our team at our Head Office in Stourbridge, developing business and providing recruitment support for both new and existing clients. As a Consultant you will be responsible for: Developing new and existing client relationships, up-selling and cross selling our suite of complimentary services, utilising your negotiation skills to agree terms of business and fee arrangements. Identifying and qualifying target clients that align with our business growth strategy, attending client visits and preparing written proposals. Delivering a complete recruitment process, managing client and candidate expectations throughout and providing solutions to recruitment challenges. Attracting suitable candidates through writing appropriate adverts, utilising relevant websites/social media, utilising our internal database or using your professional network of contacts. Interviewing candidates to evaluate their suitability. Attending networking events and exhibitions to promote the Jonathan Lee Recruitment brand. Successful Applicants will have: Experience within Manufacturing/Engineering or Technical Sales/Support. Good standards of written and verbal communication. An engaging communication style with good teamwork principles. Ability to manage your own time and workload. Jonathan Lee Recruitment has been established for 40 years, providing recruitment and associated services to our clients who range from SME's to high profile OEM's within the automotive, aerospace, general engineering, commercial and manufacturing industries. We are immensely proud of our highly experienced and professional team and work hard to ensure that we nurture a climate of industry excellence alongside a dedicated socially responsible framework. We want great people to join our business who share our values of quality, service excellence and team work. If you feel that you have the skills needed to work with our industry leading clients then please get in touch by sending your CV or call 01384 446180 for a confidential discussion.

Permanent / Stourbridge, West Midlands

Manufacturing Process Engineer

Due to continued growth my client are seeking a dynamic Manufacturing Process Engineer. The company are a fast growing technology based company which develops coatings for metal components used in a variety of industries including oil and gas and aerospace. Main Duties and Responsibilities Design and project manage effective tooling and fixturing solutions Produce design drawings and manufacturing drawings Ensure documented engineering systems are maintained Working on new components and completing process feasibility studies Assist other engineering and operations colleagues to enable efficient processing of components Qualifications & Experience BSc/BEng in mechanical or related engineering subject is an essential requirement At least 2 years industrial experience working in a manufacturing/engineering environment Knowledge and Skills Process Engineering knowledge Proficient in the use of 2D/3D CAD systems Read and understanding engineering drawings Highly numerate with attention to detail Good report writing and communication skills Methodical with the ability to balance competing demands Good team player with ability to work under your own initiative Works well under pressure Ideal Profile The successful individual in this role must have a BSc/BEng degree in engineering plus demonstrable problem-solving capacity, which requires a detailed and attentive personality. This is a fast-paced growing business that is constantly introducing new products to the process. The successful candidate should be able to plan and perform the work to an agreed timetable in busy production environment. They must have the ability to work alone as well as part of a team and possess good communication skills.

Permanent / Bicester, Oxfordshire

Project Manager - Fire Protection and Sprinkler Systems

Due to continued growth this market leading designer and supplier of fire protection systems is looking for dynamic Project Managers. Based predominantly in London and the South East you will be ideally located in this area. Salary: Circa £40,000 to £70,000 DOE plus bonus, healthcare, travel allowance Key Responsibilities: Reporting in to Director level you will be responsible for the day to day running of specific projects. Responsible for a sprinkler system project or projects from design through construction to commissioning and handover in accordance with the procedures outlined in the Contract Practice Guides. Responsible for ensuring Health & Safety and the Environmental requirements are met on their projects in line with the procedures in the Quality, Environmental and Health & Safety manual. Effectively communicate project expectations to team members and stakeholders in a timely and clear fashion. Build, develop, and grow any business relationships vital to the success of the project. Determine and assess need for additional staff and/or consultants and make the appropriate appointments ideally with sprinkler industry experience if necessary during project cycle. Background and experience: Post-secondary education, HNC, ONC, BTEC or 'A' Level. Minimum 5 years' experience within a contract supervision and management role within the sprinkler industry encompassing design, contracting & cost management. IOSH Managing Safely Trained. Valid CSCS Engineering Skill card relevant to their work. This role offers an outstanding career development opportunity and the chance to join a well respected market leading business. Please apply as soon as possible to be considered for this exciting Project Manager role.

Permanent / London, England

Product Design Engineer

Our client is one of the UK's largest designer and manufacturer of garden furniture employing over 400 staff. They are currently seeking a Product Design Engineer to help develop and design new products in line with the company's strategic objectives and new product development process. They are looking for someone with creativity, technical design and product management skills. You will likely be a recent graduate with some experience in a Product Design or Product Development role and with knowledge of 3D CAD ideally Solid Edge although use of any 3D CAD package would be sufficient as training will be given. Product Design Engineer Principle responsibilities: To stay up to date with current market and design trends and identify product gaps. To work across functions and with external bodies to identify new product opportunities in line with the company's strategic objectives. To provide conceptual designs and drawings of potential new products - showing creative flair with an understanding of design, functionality and importantly commerciality. To coordinate sample product and prototypes in line with new product designs. Produce technical drawings and detailed specifications of products and components Working with Product Development Manager to generate pro-forma BOM's and product costs in line with target cost/price structure Product Design Engineer Specific Duties: Design and sketches of proposed new products. Assist in preparation of prototype builds and assessment of samples and first-off production. Technical / Line drawings / 3D renders of approved new products using Solid Edge Creating drawings and technical specifications for fixings and fixing pack requirements for new products. Establishing BOM's and costings for approved new products. Calculating / recording weights of new products. Loading new product information onto company systems (Bible/Lego/Symphony) Please apply as soon as possible to be considered for this exciting Product Design Engineer opportunity.

Permanent / Bromsgrove, Worcestershire

Senior Electronics Engineer - Product Development

My client are one of the worlds leading product design companies. They are looking to recruit an exceptional electronics engineer with extensive product development experience to join their successful and growing product design and development technical team. First-hand experience of working within a consultancy environment would be a clear advantage. You will be challenged with a broad range of often complex technical challenges, so your analogue and digital hardware design skills will need to be excellent. You will be required to take on technical leadership roles, liaising directly with clients, as well as work package and/or project management responsibilities. Senior Electronics Engineer - THE ROLE You will be required to: Develop specifications and test documents for electronic and electro-mechanical products. Develop architectural designs, including hardware/software partitioning. Undertake design feasibility studies and investigations, identifying and evaluating new technologies. Develop analogue and digital electronic circuit schematic designs, and then manage and oversee the generation of PCB designs. Participate in peer reviewing of designs. Manage prototype manufacture, testing (including EMC testing) iterative design refinements, then manufacturing support and liaison with the customer or their preferred manufacturer. Contribute to planning multidisciplinary projects at a detailed task level, defining tasks and their relationships, and estimating their durations and work content to develop development budgets. Manage the electronics work packages in multidisciplinary projects, monitoring and controlling performance against deadlines and budgets, reporting to project managers and liaising with other project teams. Potentially manage multidisciplinary projects, monitoring and controlling performance against deadlines and budgets, and reporting to project directors. Participate in the sales process, meeting new clients and then preparing quotations for presentation to the client. Potentially work on multiple projects at the same time. Provide technical design guidance to engineers from other disciplines in electromechanical projects, and other engineers within the electronics team. Senior Electronics Engineer - ESSENTIAL QUALITIES A first or upper second class broad-based electronic engineering honours degree from a well-established university with a strong electronics reputation (or equivalent qualification). At least five years' experience working as a hardware design engineer. Strong proven ability in electronic design with a broad range of analogue and digital electronics design experience. Good communication skills, both verbal and written. You will need to communicate confidently and persuasively, both in formal presentations and in less formal client and supplier liaison situations. Written reports, quotations and other documents will need to be produced accurately and in a well-written and well-presented form. An ability to assimilate new knowledge and information, and to learn and use new skills. A willingness to learn and try new things that you may have previously considered out of your field. Self-motivation and the ability to work on your own initiative. The ability to accurately plan the electronics development portion of projects, estimating development costs and timescales as well as final product costs. The ability to operate well under time deadlines and within fixed development budgets while potentially balancing the requirements of multiple concurrent projects. Senior Electronics Engineer - DESIRABLE QUALITIES Experience of working in a consultancy environment. Experience of preparing development budgets, estimating the number of man-hours required for a project and then managing development activities against this allowance. Experience of planning and managing a project team in multidisciplinary development projects. The role will also include the development of electronics and software sub-systems for medical devices - training on the regulatory requirements and processes will be provided where necessary, but first-hand experience of this market sector would be of benefit.

Permanent / Leamington Spa, Warwickshire

Area Manager - Medical Device

My client is the UK subsidiary of a Saudi Arabian company medical device manufacturer located in Wrexham, Wales, UK. With vast experience in the health care industry my client produces top quality disposable products for every surgical speciality. All sales into the EU region are managed by the office. Job Opportunity We are searching for an experienced individual with experience of the medical device sector and the capability to lead a team of 4 employees. This person's role would be to overlook the operation in the UK and liaise with head office in Riyadh. Job Responsibilities include but are not limited to: Sales and Customer Service Health and Safety Employment liaison Notified Body MHRA Quality Assurance HMRC - banking/signature/invoice payments/finance. Insurances and Liabilities - liaise with Brokers. Company Secretary/Solicitors Chartered Accountants. Profit and Loss accounts/liaise with outsourced accountant. Customer contact/contract and pricing/purchasing The individual will report directly to the Deputy General Manager and the Executive director from the parent company. Please apply as soon as possible to be considered for this attractive Area Manager role.

Permanent / Wrexham, Wales

Shift Manager - Night Shift

My client is a global engineering and manufacturing business supplying into the automotive and power generation markets amongst other industries. They are seeking a dynamic Shift Manager to run their night shift. Reporting into the Operations Manager you will be responsible for driving KPI's and managing staff and resources effectively. Key Responsibilities: Actively promote EHS awareness and ensure all team members understand and follow health and safety procedures. Maintain and improve housekeeping through 5S. Working closely with the Production Planning team, ensure that the daily plan is clearly communicated and achieved. Optimise & adjust resourcing levels according to plan & any absence. Manage all staff related HR issues such as holiday planning, absence and any disciplinary or performance improvement situations that may occur. Help prioritise and resolve technical problems and machine breakdowns. Ensure that Quality procedures are understood and adhered to within the manufacturing team and effectively resolve and close out Quality issues through liaison with the quality department on 8Ds. Proactively drive lean manufacturing Background and Experience: Must have manufacturing management experience and ideally some exposure to the automotive industry CNC machining knowledge is desirable Knowledge of the fastener industry is desirable Lean manufacturing knowledge Effective personnel manager and strong communication skills Able to analyse data and strong IT skills Currently you may be working as a Shift Manager, Shift Supervisor, Production Manager or Manufacturing Manager Working hours are 35 hours per week 4 shifts Monday to Thursday 9 pm to 6 am. Salary is very competitive and will be disclosed after successful application. Please apply as soon as possible to be considered for this exciting Shift Manager role with a leading international manufacturing organisation.

Permanent / Telford, Shropshire

CAD Design Engineer - Mechanical

My client are a well established designer and manufacturer of material handling systems exported to over 55 countries world wide. They are based in a new production facility around one mile north of Birmingham city centre. Key responsibilities: Production of full manufacturing drawings with bill of materials, costing, time scale & routings Be able to schedule and manage time effectively with attention to detail and accuracy Technical discussions with Clients and Sub-contractors relating to Mechanical Engineering and understand any commercial implications resulting from such discussions over the phone or face to face Ensuring designs are completed with manufacturing in mind (DFM) 3D Design and Project Management Experience required: Ideally design of Mechanical Handling Equipment and Conveyors or similar special purpose equipment or machinery Autodesk Inventor desirable Skilled in mechanical layout design, components and their integration into a process flowsheet Customer facing experience Please apply as soon as possible to be considered for this highly desirable Design Engineer role.

Permanent / Birmingham, West Midlands

Manufacturing Manager

My client are a well established designer and manufacturer of material handling equipment. They have a unique product which is exported to over 55 countries world wide. They are based in a new production facility around a mile north of Birmingham city centre. Due to continued growth they are seeking a dynamic Manufacturing Manager to lead a team of up to 70 personnel directly and indirectly. This role will report directly into the Managing Director. You are likely to be currently working as a Manufacturing Manager, Operations Manager, Head of Operations or Senior Production Manager. This role has the potential for promotion to become a company Director. Key responsibilities: To set, evaluate and implement KPI's then ensure the production team meets its targets around Safety, Performance, Efficiency's and Waste reductions. Strong leadership skills in order to motivate and up skill the workforce. Take an active role in succession planning and the recruitment of new personnel. To lead and facilitate individuals and teams to deliver optimal levels of performance on cost, resource and service requirements. Lead continuous improvement to make changes in plant/process/products to improve on all KPI's. Ensure ongoing smooth operations of Factory through effective employee engagement and industrial relations management. Drive a culture change and implement Lean Manufacturing methodologies. Possessing the complete CI toolkit, you will be knowledgeable of Japanese methodologies, such as 6S and Kaizen. Experience Required: Currently you should be working as a Manufacturing Manager or Operations Manager working in a fast moving manufacturing environment with experience of managing 50 or more staff Degree qualification would be strong advantage Lean manufacturing knowledge Strong leadership skills with the ability to engage staff and lead by example Please apply as soon as possible to be considered for this exciting Manufacturing Manager role with a well respected and innovative company.

Permanent / Birmingham, West Midlands


Metallurgist Process Engineer A brilliant opportunity has arisen for a keen materials / metallurgy professional to begin or further their career within process engineering. If you'd thrive working within a state of the art facility as part of a wider world-leading business, this is an excellent next step if you're looking to join an employee focused company at the heart of a rapidly growing market. Who will I be working with? The company is a global leader in the development, manufacture and supply of Magnesium and Zirconium based products and services to technology industries worldwide. Lightweight magnesium alloys are machined or extruded to custom shapes and specifications to meet our customer requirements. Magnesium alloys are used in high performance, safety critical aerospace, defence, health care, oil & gas and Formula 1. Based within the state of the art Technology Centre, you'll be a valued member of the team, working primarily within a small specialised team that manufacture, design and develop new, award winning, extruded magnesium alloys used for bioresorbable implants.Bioresorbable magnesium alloys are a revolutionary technology offering the ability fixate bones, soft tissue and vessels for the period while the body heals and then naturally dissolve thereafter. What will this role of Metallurgist Process Engineer entail? As a Metallurgist Process Engineer, your role will be to review and develop new processes to not only improve product quality and manufacturing costs, but also to facilitate the increase in demand of this rapidly growing market. You will be responsible for discovering areas with potential improvement and will have the freedom to recommend, design and create new processes to ensure the operational objectives are met. Your duties will include but not be limited to: Acting as the team's technical advisory for any issues and problems with the manufacturing process Working with the Engineering Team to design and specify new capital equipment for new processes, in addition to installing new capital equipment Working with the Alloy Development Metallurgist to industrialise new alloys, taking them from lab to commercial scale Providing technical advice to the Manufacturing Team for any issues Work with the Operations Team to improve all company products and processes Taking responsibility for understanding how the manufacturing process affects product performance and quality, ensuring all process changes continue to meet quality objectives What will I need in order to be considered for this Metallurgist Process Engineer vacancy? Either have a degree level qualification in Materials or Metallurgy, or a Science based degree with an MSc / PhD in a Metals / Materials related subject Experience in writing up and reporting technical documents, with exceptional attention to detail, and accuracy in written communications Excellent scientific approach, with the ability to plan experiments and form rational technical arguments, and independently conduct research to solve problems Superb problem solving and organisation skills, with the ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines High level of interpersonal skills, with the ability to work well as part of a team and independently Confident, professional, and flexible with a 'can do' attitude The following would be advantageous, although not essential: Experience with metal forming processes such as casting or extrusion, within an industrial or manufacturing environment Knowledge of metal processing technology, metallurgy of light metals, and process control / SPS / Six Sigma MSc or PhD in Light Alloys What will I receive in return? You will be part of a well-established, ambitious international business, where you will be supported to develop in your role with your efforts and performance noticed and rewarded. Salary: £25,000 to £32,000 level dependent on qualifications and experience Attractive Benefits: 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays Working Hours: Monday to Friday, 37 hours per week Contract Type: Permanent Location: Swinton (Greater Manchester) Please apply as soon as possible to be considered for this attractive Metallurgist role.

Permanent / Manchester, Greater Manchester


An expanding global engineering company are now looking for a Metallurgist to join their team. This an exciting opportunity to join a company with a strong brand reputation and high staff retention rate. Skills / Knowledge required: Degree or higher qualification in Metallurgy or Materials Science or a related Science or Engineering subject plus relevant industrial or research experience Organised, structured and self-motivated Experience of safely and methodically planning and conducting laboratory tests Confident in statistical data analysis Strong technical reporting and presentation skills Ideally an appreciation of quality engineering methods and standards Experience of steel metallurgy and working with OEM customers preferably in the automotive or aerospace industry Please apply as soon as possible to be considered for this attractive Metallurgist role.

Permanent / Telford, Shropshire


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