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Tina Field

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With more than 17 years in automotive recruitment, Tina is a highly knowledgeable and reliable technical recruiter. Specialising in contract recruitment, she has covered a wide range of disciplines within the automotive sector, including electrical & electronics, powertrain, chassis, body & trim and more. Tina is CIPD qualified, with a Level 3 Certificate in Human Resource Practice and she uses her specialist knowledge to underpin finding design, development, quality, test and calibration professionals.

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Exterior Trim Design Engineer

Exterior Trim Design Engineer - R00010494 Cranfield, Bedford Automotive An Exterior Trim Design Engineer with experience in exterior trim components is required to join our client's dedicated cost team within body engineering This company based in Cranfield requires an Exterior Trim Design Engineer with experience of preparing cost comparison analysis/reporting for a new contract/ permanent role. As an Exterior Trim Design Engineer, you will be required to: Managing multiple suppliers to develop short and long term cost reduction roadmaps Prioritisation of design change proposals based on feasibility, timing and impact Generating opportunities at both component and system level for reducing the cost of exterior trim through dedicated activities and event organisation Managing design changes through to volume production by liaison with purchase/plant and other engineering functions including test departments to ensure vehicle performance and quality is maintained. Reporting progress of ideas generation and progression to management. Best practice sharing with Alliance partners such as Renault The Exterior Trim Design Engineer should have the following skills or experience: Background in a design and/or engineering department preferably within a manufacturing company (OEM or supplier), with experience in exterior trim components You will have experience of preparing cost comparison analysis/reporting Demonstrable in managing multiple projects simultaneously, with a good sense of prioritisation Strong team skills You will be able to work to tight deadlines You will have strong communication and relationship building skills and all levels You must have a Bachelor's degree (or equivalent) in an engineering type background. A driving licence is mandatory. Both local and international travel is guaranteed. Ability to work under own initiative Ability to use NX CAD advantageous. If you have any questions about the Exterior Trim Design Engineer role or would like to apply, please contact Tina Field at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01268 889259 Unfortunately candidates requiring visa sponsorship CANNOT be considered for this role. To apply you MUST have either an EU/UK passport or a Visa that does not require sponsorship

Contract / Bedford, Bedfordshire

PMD Engineer

PMD Engineer - R00011637 Cranfield, Bedford Automotive A PMD Engineer with experience managing delivery of development programs is require. Ability to add value to vehicle development by proposing and judging quality, satisfaction and cost reduction ideas. This company based in Cranfield requires a PMD Engineer with strong coordination skills for a new contract role. As a PMD Engineer you will be required to: Manage delivery of the development program against the master schedule Maintain understanding and visibility of the Vehicle development status against its performance metrics (quality cost delivery KPI's), and communicate to line management and Assistant Chief Vehicle Engineer accordingly taking recovery actions where necessary Lead the preparation for Milestone Meetings, working proactively and cross functionally with all stakeholders to ensure a good understanding of the development status and prepare recovery plans where necessary Promote and support all necessary cross functional activities to ensure closure of key concerns raised through production trials, safe launch, test and evaluation Promote and Co-ordinate quality and customer satisfaction improvement activities. Promote and co-ordinate cost reduction activities to deliver vehicle TdC targets. If you have any questions about the PMD Engineer role or would like to apply, please contact Tina Field at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01268 889259. Unfortunately candidates requiring visa sponsorship CANNOT be considered for this role. To apply you MUST have either an EU/UK passport or a Visa that does not require sponsorship

Contract / Bedford, Bedfordshire

Conversion & Accessories Engineer (Chassis/Structures)

Conversion and Accessories Engineer (Chassis/Structures) - R00011294 Cranfield, Bedford Automotive A C&A (Conversion and Accessories) Engineer is required with understanding of automotive development process. This company based in Cranfield requires a C&A Engineer with understanding of Engineering drawings including Key feature diagram for a new contract role. As a C&A Engineer you will be required to: Support growth of Accessory business through development of new Accessory parts for both Vehicle Conversion and Dealer fitment for vehicles sold in EUR and RUS. Focus on development of structural parts (Towbars, Load Carrier, Underbody protection) with a high level of integration to the vehicle to ensure OE level quality. Accessory Engineer will lead the full development process, from initial concept sheet through to actual physical fitment trials to ensure optimum quality and workability standards. Close cross-functional work is required, liaising with many areas of the company including Styling, Commercial, Planning and Quality teams as well as close liaison with R&D to ensure QCD for each program The C&A Engineer should have the following skills or experience: CAD experience (preferably NX) Understanding of automotive development process (APQP) Understanding of DFMEA process Understanding of Engineering drawings including Key feature diagram (KFD) Vehicle overall knowledge beneficial If you have any questions about the C&A Engineer role or would like to apply, please contact Tina Field at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01268 889259 Unfortunately, candidates requiring visa sponsorship CANNOT be considered for this role. To apply you MUST have either an EU/UK passport or a Visa that does not require sponsorship

Contract / Bedford, Bedfordshire

Automotive Electrical Power Supply Engineer

Automotive Electrical Power Supply Engineer - R00013136 Cranfield, Bedford Automotive An Electrical Power Supply Engineer with knowledge of electrical or electronic engineering is required to develop and project manage Low voltage, power generation and storage devices for passenger vehicles and Light Commercial Vehicles. This company based in Cranfield requires an Electrical Power Supply Engineer with experience of working to deadlines, interfacing with manufacturing departments and concern analysis for a new contract role. As an Electrical Power Supply Engineer, you will be responsible for the management of development of: 12V battery Alternators DC-DC converters Large Capacitors Electrical load balance development, Benchmark for system performance and cost (e.g. Idling Stop System) Manage the component developments within vehicle projects from Cost, Quality and Timing perspective. Good communication skills - mandatory to work with other organisations. Cross functional team leading to improve 12V battery quality between Design and Supplier, Plant, Logistics, Dealers - End to End. The Electrical Power Supply Engineer should have the following skills or experience: Automotive experience is beneficial Experience of working to deadlines, interfacing with manufacturing departments and concern analysis is beneficial Working as part of cross functional team reporting to Section Manager Report creation with some presenting to project teams, plant, suppliers is beneficial. Minimum education required bachelor's degree in STEM related subject Knowledge of electrical or electronic engineering is an advantage Fluent English Speaker Full driving licence for UK and European driving If you have any questions about the Electrical Power Supply Engineer role or would like to apply, please contact Tina Field at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01268 889259. Unfortunately candidates requiring visa sponsorship CANNOT be considered for this role. To apply you MUST have either an EU/UK passport or a Visa that does not require sponsorship

Contract / Bedford, Bedfordshire

Homologation Engineer

Homologation Engineer - R00006259 Cranfield, Bedford Automotive A Homologation Engineer is required with experience certifying vehicles or components. This company based in Cranfield requires a Homologation Engineer to deliver certification for company products for a new contract role. As a Homologation Engineer you will be required to: Develop and deliver Type Approval plans for company responsible models. Negotiate 'worst case' scenarios with EU Authorities. Facilitate Type Approval testing in accordance with EU and other markets legislation and respect Quality, Cost and Delivery targets. To prepare necessary documentation. Give subject interpretation support to design and test engineers through authority consultation. Responsible for System Type Approval for allocated subjects for all markets. The Homologation Engineer should have the following skills or experience: Indirect supervision of Manufacturing/Technical Officer/Admin staff on specific occasions. Ensure understanding and follow health and safety policy procedure. If you have any questions about the Homologation Engineer role or would like to apply, please contact Tina Field at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01268 889259 Unfortunately candidates requiring visa sponsorship CANNOT be considered for this role. To apply you MUST have either an EU/UK passport or a Visa that does not require sponsorship

Contract / Bedford, Bedfordshire

Automotive Displays Engineer

Automotive Displays Engineer £Competitive plus benefits Chelmsford, Essex Automotive A leading Tier 1 Automotive Supplier requires an Automotive Displays Engineer to work at their site in Chelmsford, Essex. An enthusiastic, motivated engineer is required to join a team of specialists designing display systems for vehicle interior electronics products including Instrument Clusters, Multimedia head units and Central Information Display systems. Working on multiple projects, the successful candidate will be responsible for all aspects of the display sub-system including requirements analysis, display specification and component selection, supplier management, definition of display interface and driving requirements, electrical and optical measurement, design verification and manufacturing support. The Automotive Displays Engineer should have the following skill and education: A degree in electronics or other relevant engineering / science discipline The ideal candidate will be able to demonstrate in-depth knowledge in several of the following areas particularly as they relate toTFT LCD technologies: Display technologies and their fundamental principles of operation; Display performance factors and limitations; Display manufacturing processes and controls; Electronics engineering; Display and display system design; Development of automotive electronics; Development of display systems for high volume manufacture (including knowledge of display driving requirements) Similar knowledge of capacitive touch panel technologies would be an added benefit This is an excellent opportunity for anyone with experience of display systems to develop your career. In return for your experience, this Chelmsford based tier 1 automotive supplier will offer you: £Competitive Pension Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon. If you have experience as an Automotive Displays Engineer and you want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions, please contact Tina Field at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01268 889259. Unfortunately, candidates requiring visa sponsorship CANNOT be considered for this role. To apply you MUST have either an EU/UK passport or a Visa that does not require sponsorship

Permanent / Chelmsford, Essex

Exterior Trim Engineer

Exterior Trim Engineer Cranfield, Bedford Automotive An Exterior Trim Engineer with automotive body design experience is required to develop exterior systems that satisfies customer expectation meeting quality, cost and timing targets. To include some or all of exterior trim (Bumpers, finishers, rad grilles, spoilers, crash systems) for a position based in Bedford. Our client, a global automotive OEM based in Cranfield requires an Exterior Trim Engineer to carry out future model design, benchmarking, planning, development and current model life cycle management. Main Tasks & Responsibilities: *Take full responsibility for a set of components for quality and cost improvement and programme changes. To design and develop components and systems for new model and minor change type activity. To receive concerns regarding components and systems and identify root causes, develop and deliver countermeasures. To study components and systems to identify ways of reducing the costs and to develop and deliver them. *To be responsible for overall system development including: - Achievement of basic design criteria and performance requirements. - Incorporation of manufacturing requirements. - Achievement of quality targets. - Compliance with regulations. - On time delivery. - Initial layout and design. - Design release. - Cost management to keep within a defined budget. - Technical benchmarking from a cost and mass perspective. - Project management. - Supplier management. - Test reporting and validation. - Concern resolution and problem solving. The Exterior Trim Engineer should have the following skills: *Delivery focused, with demonstrable track record of on-time delivery. *Self motivated to deliver excellence and perform beyond targets. *Strong communication skills through all mediums, with the ability to organise, chair and document supplier meetings. *An understanding and awareness of appropriate escalation. *The ability to motivate and focus team members and suppliers to meet all programme deliveries. *An ability to deliver under pressure with an appetite for measured success. *Must have a flexible approach to working hours, travel requirements and adaptability to changing and multiple priorities. *To have long experience of the components and systems of the recruiting sections. *Bachelors Degree *Good analytical and problem solving skills. *NX CAD, or similar, user preferred. *Proficient PC skills: Excel, Word and Powerpoint. If you have any questions about this position, please contact Tina Field at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01268 889259 Unfortunately candidates requiring visa sponsorship CANNOT be considered for this role To apply you MUST have either an EU/UK passport or a Visa that does not require sponsorship

Contract / Bedford, Bedfordshire

Electronics & Electrical Engineer

Electronics & Electrical Engineer - R00009641 Cranfield, Bedford Automotive An Electronics & Electrical Engineer is with an understanding of electrical theory and the operation of electronic devices. To successfully deliver vehicle quality targets & secure a successful launch of vehicle projects into the European & AIME market. As part of the Vehicle Validation team you will be responsible for validating the functional operation & reliability of Infotainment and telematics systems on the vehicle against vehicle specifications and regulatory requirements. This company based in Cranfield requires an Electronics & Electrical Engineer with relevant experience in automotive electrical and electronic development relating to vehicle body electronics, HMI, navigation and telematics systems for a new contract role. As an Electronics & Electrical Engineer you will be required to: Develop testing methods & procedures that comply with specifications and regulatory requirements to ensure robust validation on various navigation and telematics systems. Confirm vehicle level quality, function & reliability standards are maintained with changes of Navigation & Telematics HW & SW. Confirm End to End system validation for telematics systems through all gateways within the on-board and off-board environment. Support supplier/in-house sound quality tuning for both Audio and Hands free systems. Cross functional working with project quality, management and engineering teams to ensure early response & transparency to concerns. Conduct Root cause investigation of complex concerns on vehicles under the guidance of the component or system engineer. Creation of test reports in line with vehicle development schedule / Gateways. Provide technical support to the production plant. Some management of suppliers and hosting of guest engineers. The Electronics & Electrical Engineer should have the following skills or experience: Be degree qualified (or equivalent) in a relevant engineering discipline Have relevant experience in automotive electrical and electronic development relating to vehicle body electronics, HMI, navigation and telematics systems or be able to demonstrate equivalent experience on a major development program, e.g. in aerospace, telecoms or similar. Have knowledge of the electrical architecture of modern vehicle electronics and experience of fault finding. Understand electrical theory and the operation of electronic devices Be able to risk assess hardware & software modifications and develop appropriate test plans Understand network communications and multiple bus principles (CAN, LIN) Be able to operate CANalyzer software or similar and interpret the results Be able to follow system circuit diagrams and identify electrical connections Be able to demonstrate and have practical experience in problem solving tools and techniques Be conversant with digital oscilloscopes, and basic electrical test equipment. Have good written and verbal communication skills. Competent with PC applications including Microsoft excel and Microsoft project. Have ability to prioritise and multitask between multiple projects simultaneously Be self-motivating and self-managing. Pro-active. Positive. Energetic personality and flexible regarding working practice and working hours. Be able to travel abroad, typically a few days to 2 weeks, but on rare occasions travel may be long distance and or at short notice. Valid UK/European driving licence is MUST If you have any questions about the Electronics & Electrical Engineer role or would like to apply, please contact Tina Field at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01268 889259 Unfortunately candidates requiring visa sponsorship CANNOT be considered for this role. To apply you MUST have either an EU/UK passport or a Visa that does not require sponsorship

Contract / Bedford, Bedfordshire

Test Project Control Engineer

Test Project Control Engineer - R00010078 Cranfield, Bedford Automotive A Test Project Control Engineer is with experience of data analysis and reporting is required for test planning, support and reporting for various projects. This company based in Cranfield requires a Test Project Control Engineer with good knowledge of vehicle development process for a new contract. As a Test Project Control you will be required to carry out the following: Tracking, analysing and reporting of multiple project status. Organising & supporting status meetings with Test groups. Supporting preparation of project status material for Test Manager and development progress meetings. Liaising with departments within Europe and globally. Formalising analysis and reporting methods. Aligning and standardising department processes. The Test Project Control Engineer should have the following skills or experience: Degree in engineering or project management. Minimum of 2 years' experience in project management role. Experience in automotive R&D advantageous. Knowledge of data analysis and reporting essential. Interpersonal skills - good ability at communication skills at all levels of the business. Good knowledge of vehicle development process (key events/milestones). Data analysis skills required. Thorough knowledge of Excel essential (e.g. formulae and vlookup) Macro writing and VBL knowledge advantageous. Proficient use of Microsoft Office programs (especially MS Excel, MS Project and MS PowerPoint). Self-motivated, proactive, shows initiative. Ability to prioritise workload (individual, team and project work planning). Ability to make clear and concise written reports and verbal explanation. Valid clean driving license. If you have any questions about the Test Project Control Engineer role or would like to apply, please contact Tina Field at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01268 889259. Unfortunately candidates requiring visa sponsorship CANNOT be considered for this role. To apply you MUST have either an EU/UK passport or a Visa that does not require sponsorship

Contract / Bedford, Bedfordshire

Materials Design & Test Engineer (Automotive Paint)

Materials Design & Test Engineer (Automotive Paint) - R00008868 Cranfield, Bedford Automotive A Materials Design & Test Engineer is required with knowledge of OEM paint test and performance requirements to develop body and bumper topcoat paint materials to meet manufacturing plant requirements and Quality-Cost-Delivery objectives. This company based in Cranfield requires a Materials Design & Test Engineer with experience in an automotive paint role for a new contract role. As a Purchase Migration Project Support Analyst, you will be required to: Undertake paint material development through supplier and manufacturing plant co-ordination. Create and maintain master schedule for project delivery with full support and agreement of the affected organisations. Liaise with all involved parties to ensure good communication based on facility and technology restrictions. Create and agree paint development schedule. Report progress and concerns in a timely / regular manner. Gather and report supplier / plant test results in accordance with standard performance requirements and ensure appropriate information is fully shared within the team. Project manage supplier off-site paint application trials and validate process workability and material performance sign-off. Promote the implementation of paint cost reduction activities. Control the manufacture and distribution of paint colour master plaques to downstream departments. Liaise with paint supplier and plant staff to identify and introduce optimal material solutions. Investigate vehicle paint quality performance concerns in the market and implement appropriate countermeasures. Conduct competitor vehicle benchmarking to identify opportunities for quality / durability improvement. The Materials Design & Test Engineer should have the following skills or experience: University Degree Experience in an automotive paint role. Industrial painting experience working for an OEM or Tier 1 painted product supplier. Knowledge of OEM paint test and performance requirements based on practical experience gained from undertaking paint approval and quality confirmation testing. Computer Skills: Knowledge of word processor, spreadsheet, and other PC applications, to output routine products with similar formats. If you have any questions about the Materials Design & Test Engineer role or would like to apply, please contact Tina Field at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01268 889259 Unfortunately candidates requiring visa sponsorship CANNOT be considered for this role. To apply you MUST have either an EU/UK passport or a Visa that does not require sponsorship

Contract / Bedford, Bedfordshire

Automotive Engineer (Test Project Control)

Automotive Engineer (Test Project Control) Cranfield Automotive An Automotive Engineer (Test Project Control) is required with external vehicle and customer data analysis skills This company based in Cranfield requires an Automotive Engineer (Test Project Control) with the ability to make, plan and maintain vehicle test programmes to schedule for a new contract role. As an Automotive Engineer (Test Project Control) you will be required to: Develop attractive high quality vehicles Validate Vehicle Concept & Performance Proposal using Market Data & Competitor Vehicles Analyse Market Data at start of project Set & validate Vehicle Targets & European Market Requirements at Digital & Physical Phases. Complete customer focused evaluations and progress countermeasures with design to ensure car meets customer expectations. Conduct development testing in both digital and physical phases. Concern tracking and closure. Target achievement. Run vehicle test plans. Predict Customer satisfaction / Dissatisfaction and propose countermeasures. Cross-Car Line, Frontline Forum, Standardisation Update Support. Provide Technical Support for Internal & External Product & Brand Communications. The Automotive Engineer (Test Project Control) should have the following skills or experience: Marketability: ability to set subjective and objective vehicle and system targets. Understand and have knowledge of various customers' usages. Development project control: Ability to make, plan and maintain vehicle test programmes to schedule. External vehicle and customer data analysis skill. Vehicle evaluation skill (Dynamics and Statics). Proven technical reporting and problem solving skills. Planning and communication skills to complement the roles outlined above. Bachelors Degree Microsoft Office Full driving licence If you have any questions about Automotive Engineer (Test Project Control) role or would like to apply, please contact Tina Field at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01268 889259 Unfortunately, candidates requiring visa sponsorship CANNOT be considered for this role. To apply you MUST have either an EU/UK passport or a Visa that does not require sponsorship

Contract / Bedford, Bedfordshire