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At Jonathan Lee, our contractors are part of our team. We ensure that you get the support, advice and service you need to allow you to be able to focus your efforts and energies on making your assignment the success you want it to be. We find hundreds of assignments across a range of industry sectors, offering you flexibility and choice whether you operate a limited company or through one of our carefully vetted and fully compliant umbrella partners.  

Our robust contractual documentation process clearly defines the relationships and responsibilities of all parties up and down the supply chain. We also operate a strict compliance audit process that protects all parties and meets the legal obligations and requirements of HMRC etc.

We are aware that regular, flexible and prompt payment is the highest priority when working on contract. We want you to be able to concentrate on your work safe in the knowledge that payment will arrive on time and without issue. Our friendly and professional payroll team has a 100% record on on-time payment, where all documentation is provided in line with the agreed process.




Payment

When you contact us about a role, we always try to be transparent about the rate on offer to you.  We understand that being paid on-time for services provided is often the most important factor when choosing a recruitment partner and we have set up our processes, with our in-house dedicated accounts and payroll team to run regular payment schedules to ensure that all of our contractors are paid on time, every time. Our automated on-line timesheet processing software provides a secure and efficient way of processing and authorising timesheets allowing us the time to quickly turnaround BACS payments to our contractors.


For more information about our payment process, timesheet portal user guides and to download pay schedules click here.



Contractor Insurance 

At Jonathan Lee, we take our responsibilities for compliance, risk mitigation and the ongoing welfare of our contractors very seriously. Now, more than ever before, contractors need to ensure that they, and their companies are fully protected against the risk of legal action or claim.
For more information on about contractor insurance and Kingsbridge Contractor insurance click here.



Umbrella Partners

We take our responsibilities for compliance, risk mitigation and the ongoing welfare of our contractors very seriously. We follow a detailed due diligence process to ensure that our partners take the same approach, offering excellent service and ensuring full compliance to the complex legislation in the contract / freelance sector.


We view our partners as an extension of our services, in place to provide expertise, guidance and support to ensure that our contractors have the peace of mind to be able to concentrate on delivering the services required.  We have two partners selected for umbrella services; Danbro and Champion. For more information about Danbro and Champion click here


CANDIDATE CHARTER

Our candidates are very important to us at Jonathan Lee Recruitment and we are committed to engaging positively with you throughout the recruitment process.  We want to have a bond of trust and partnership with you, ensuring honesty and integrity in all of our communications. To achieve this, we promise to:

  • Show Respect
We will give you the respect you deserve, engaging in dialogue that is open and honest to build mutual trust. This means that our communication with you will be truthful, reflecting both positive and negative feedback. We will set clear expectations of our interaction with you and do our best to explain the recruitment process at all times.


  • Be Responsive
Our candidates are important to us, we will ensure that we agree the most appropriate channels of communication with you, be it by phone, email or in person. We will provide you with feedback and answer your questions in a timely manner.


  • Add Value
'Solutions Through Understanding' is more than just a motto to us, it's how we seek to set ourselves apart from our competitors, providing a service that truly adds value to your experience. Our consultants are highly experienced and knowledgeable in their fields and will offer all possible assistance throughout the recruitment process including, where practicable, face-to-face meetings.  We want to truly understand your needs and motivations and to work with you to successfully achieve your career goals. 


  • Build Relationships
We seek to maintain contact and build relationships over time, providing you with a consistent point of contact and ensuring that we are there to help over the course of your career development.

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HR Analyst

HR Analyst / Employee Relations Officer - 52110 £20.84 Ltd Co Daventry Automotive A HR Analyst / Employee Relations Officer is required with previous experience within an employee relations role. This company based in Daventry requires a HR Analyst / Employee Relations Officer with excellent interpersonal and communication skills for a new contract role. As a HR Analyst / Employee Relations Officer you will be required to: Provide a professional and generalist HR service to the Daventry customer group, including but not limited to: company policy guidance; handling grievances, disciplines and dignity at work issues; recording and managing absence; co-ordinating people moves including lateral transfer and retirements. To report on key metrics on a regular basis. To liaise with local Trade Union representatives to ensure that employee relations are effectively contained and managed. To support HR projects where required, including change management initiatives. To support HR team office administration The HR Analyst / Employee Relations Officer should have the following skills or experience: Excellent interpersonal and communication skills are required. Candidates must be strong team players and able to deliver under pressure. Excellent IT skills using Microsoft Office packages High levels of attention to detail Previous HR experience at a HR advisor level or above Proven ability of managing employee relations caseloads and delivering to objectives. Degree qualified This is an excellent opportunity for anyone with previous HR experience to develop your career. In return for your experience, this Daventry based automotive company will offer you: £20.84 Ltd Co If you have any questions about the HR Analyst / Employee Relations Officer 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 / Daventry, Northamptonshire

Chassis Integration Engineer

Chassis Integration Engineer - 52171 £20.84 Ltd Co Basildon Automotive A Chassis Integration Engineer is required with program management experience. This company based in Basildon requires a Chassis Integration Engineer with mechanical engineering knowledge for a new contract role. As a Chassis Integration Engineer you will be required to: Interface between Carline Management and the functional areas. Communication of program specific requirements to the design and release areas. Agree overall program requirement & targets with Chassis Engineering functions and program and lead the resolution of target conflicts. Cascade gateway deliverables and support development of work plans accordingly. Active participation in program management meetings such as VLBT, PST, PMT, LMM, NMFL. Represent Chassis Engineering in concern meetings with the responsibility, to review the existing concerns, cascade them to the system leaders and make sure that solution will be implemented quickly to clear the concerns. Track concern progress and ensure timely approval from other areas, to prevent concern aging. Lead notice progression to prevent notice aging. Represent Chassis Engineering in AIMS meetings and lead the update and resolution of AIMS issues. Represent Chassis Engineering in cross programme meetings and reviews (A-PAT, V-PAT, Weight PAT etc.). Support program drive events Support new program launches as required by program launch team Initiate and support design reviews with Chassis Engineering and x-functional Managers. Coordinate improvement initiatives on chassis product quality, cost and timing. The Chassis Integration Engineer should have the following skills or experience: Mechanical Engineering knowledge and Program Management experience must be demonstrable. Ability to represent the department in management level program reviews. Tact, diplomacy and perseverance. PC literate. Full driving License. Product Development and volume automotive manufacture. Numerate degree required. This is an excellent opportunity for anyone with knowledge of chassis engineering to develop your career. In return for your experience, this Basildon based automotive company will offer you: £20.84 Ltd Co If you have any questions about the Chassis Integration 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 / Basildon, Essex

Hybrid Control System Function Lead Engineer - 35610

Job title: Hybrid Control System Function Lead Engineer Salary Range: Up to £27.65 Location: Gaydon Industry: Powertrain Are you passionate about creating and delivering new automotive technologies? As a Hybrid Control System Function Specialist / Lead Engineer, you will be part of the either the Electrified Propulsion Systems Control System development team within Powertrain. You will be responsible for leading the delivery of a number of Control functions within either the Vehicle Supervisory Control system (in the Electrified Propulsion team). These will consist of function level architecture, design, testing, sign-off and issue resolution. Working with Technical Specialists, Function Specialists and Developers, System Design engineers, Test & Integration engineers and Group Leaders you will be a key team member for delivering control system models that meet the system functionality requirements. To apply for this position you should have some of the following: Extensive experience of Control System design with Matlab / Simulink. Previous experience of delivering complex, distributed system functionality designs, including leading resolution of complex technical issues. Excellent communication & interpersonal skills, including strong influencing and engagement skills. Strong self-management skills. Excellent attention to detail and accuracy of work. Degree or relevant equivalent experience preferred. Please contact James Tilley for details.

Contract / Warwick, Warwickshire

Programme Buyer

Programme Buyers - Contract Automotive OEM Up to c.£25.00 per hour Milton Keynes Exciting opportunities for talented procurement professionals - seeking talented Buyers with automotive or motorsport industry experience. These are fantastic procurement opportunities to join a growing procurement team of an iconic Midlands based automotive organisation. Due to the significant growth and major investment in new products and manufacturing facilities this organisation is currently regarded as the fastest growing automotive brand. A true multi-site organisation, we are seeking Programme Buyers across a number of sites, including Gaydon, Wellesbourne and Milton Keynes. As Programme Buyer you will provide the coordination, metrics and control for all aspects of purchasing in support of new special vehicles. You will ensure outputs are more process driven and consistent and focus on a range of defined components to secure strong commercial terms and excellent delivery and quality levels. Responsible for procuring a defined range of technical components including composite materials, focusing on securing strong commercial terms and excellent quality and delivery service levels. You will work with the procurement team and the supplier base to provide information on lead times, manage supplier performance through new vehicle launch phases and be involved in tendering, benchmarking and supplier negotiations. As an experienced Buyer, you will offer the following skills and experience: Previous procurement experience within the automotive industry, ideally within motorsport. Ideally seeking experience of procuring composite materials. Strong commercial, analytical and interpersonal skills with the ability to influence in a cross-functional environment. Excellent time management and prioritisation skills. This is a contract Buyer role, rolling contract 6 months minimum term, therefore, we are seeking Buyers who have the ability to rapidly assimilate the needs of the role and quickly perform in the role, to a high standard. Are you a talented commercial Engineer or technical Buyer looking for your next assignment? Please apply immediately or for further details contact Emma directly on 01384 446187.

Contract / Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire

Advanced Diagnostics Sales Lead

Advanced Diagnostics Sales Lead Software Solutions - Manufacturing Northampton Competitive Package on offer This global company is seeking an engaging and dynamic sales professional to sell specialist software products in areas such as Advanced Diagnostics, Augmented Reality, Advanced Technical Publications and Digital Manufacturing. Your duties and responsibilities will include the following: The Sales Lead will take ownership of their territory and proactively and seamlessly drive the rest of the team Developing current relationships, expand sales and develop new opportunities Creating a strategic plan to maximise opportunities Using range of business development methodologies to win new business Have full responsibility for sales revenue in your given territory We are looking for the following: A self-starter with excellent communication skills Knowledge of diagnostics Experience of Aftermarket/Service sector Solid experience of selling within the manufacturing market Strong relationship builder Excellent presentation skills Ideally degree qualified The company are offering a competitive package with benefits and this role is to expand an existing team. If you'd like to know more or believe this would interest you, please call Gareth at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384 446125 or email using

Permanent / Northampton, Northamptonshire

Technical Sales Manager

Technical Sales Manager - South East - Industrial Coatings - £37k to £42k + car, bonus We are a globally recognised manufacturer and supplier of paints and coatings into construction, industrial and transportation markets looking to recruit a Technical Sales Manager within our Protective & Marine Coatings division. This position will be managing the South East regions. including London, South East and East Anglia As the Technical Sales Manager your responsibilities will include; Executing the sales budget - Delivering sales plan for the territory by focusing on key strategic areas agreed in the country mission plan Develop and tracking the progress of both key and target account plans. Develop strong client relationships across the region, ensuring a clear understanding of a client's business needs and problems. Actively managing the sales pipeline and providing accurate forecasting. As the Technical Sales Manager you will require the following skills and experiences; Be educated to 'A' Level standard or the equivalent. Ideally experience in the Protective or Marine coatings industry. Have a proven track record in sales Drive, enthusiasm, eagerness to learn and to challenge oneself The ability to deliver under pressure and to increase success rate Hold a full driving license and have a willingness to travel extensively (75% travel is expected in this role). If you are interested in this exciting Technical Sales Manager opportunity please click on the link to apply.

Permanent / South East England, England

Technical Analyst - 35690

Job title: Technical Analyst Hourly Rate: £18.00 - £22.46h (DOE) Location: Gaydon Position Description: Business Analyst. Business Planning and Reporting Ownership of Non Product Capital budget planning Business case justifications Asset register maintenance Programme spend reporting Overhead reporting including Travel and Expenses analysis Any other Business Support as required by Senior Management. Skills Required: Knowledge of Excel and ability to interrogate and analyse data Financial Reporting Knowledge of SAP Experience Required: Financial reporting Strong data analysis skills Budget tracking Forecasting Pay back analysis Experience Preferred: Understanding of current business and budgeting processes; An enthusiastic self-motivated team player who is flexible in their approach to work and has the necessary drive to see tasks through to completion against set targets; A well organised person with good finance knowledge and possesses excellent numeracy, planning, negotiating, communication and presentation skills; Strong analytical skills using Excel; Ability to work at all levels, in terms of daily contact with Senior Execs and management in Design and other corporate functions. When applying please send your CV, along with salary requirements, notice period and confirmation that you are eligible to work in the UK with no time limits or restrictions. For more information about the role, or to apply please contact Teresa Anderson - Jonathan Lee Design Services tel: 01384 446156 or email . JLDS

Contract / Coventry, West Midlands

CNC Machinist

Summary Panel: Job title: CNC Machinist Salary Range: up to £33,000 (plus additional overtime) Location: Nottingham Industry/ Strapline: Aerospace/ Manufacturing A CNC Machinist is required with knowledge of Turning and Precision engineering. Candidates with experience of the aerospace or motor-sport industry would be well received. Due to company growth, a Nottingham based rail company requires a skilled CNC Machinist with Turning experience for a new permanent role. As a CNC Machinist you will be required to: Operate machinery following various safety measures and standards always, ensuring a safe workplace. Responsible for self-checking work to tight tolerances with adequate levels of accuracy. Provide basic machine maintenance, making sure all coolant levels, oil levels and swarf are maintained to ensure a clean and productive workplace that maximises machine working time. The CNC Machinist should have the following skills or experience: Be proficient in Fanuc or Mazatrol turning or milling (turning ideally) Have a background with tight tolerances and precision engineering (ideally aerospace) Be fully proficient regarding setting, part programming and operating CNC machinery. Must be able to adjust tool offsets, tip changes, change tooling and ensure machine is in good working order with maximal productivity at all times. This is an excellent opportunity for anyone with knowledge of [experience/product/skill] to develop your career. In return for your experience, this Nottingham-based aerospace company will offer you: Competitive salary with overtime also Childcare vouchers Westfield Healthcare scheme Specsavers vouchers Sponsored Learning and Development Long Service Awards Refer a friend scheme Bright Idea suggestion scheme 33 Days Holidays (Including Bank Holidays) Sick Pay Scheme Free on-site parking Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon. If you have knowledge of turning and precision engineering and you want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the CNC Machinist role, please contact Ryan North at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384 446195.

Permanent / Nottingham, Nottinghamshire

Test Engineer

Test Engineer Salary up to £45,000 Telford A Test Engineer is required with knowledge of component testing and experience in manufacturing. Candidates with experience of the Automotive industry would be well received. Due to business growth this company, one of the world's 20 largest suppliers and a development partner to the automotive industry based in Telford requires an experienced Test Engineer with OEM / supplier experience for a new permanent role. As a Test Engineer you will be required to: Provide technical engineering support as required for plant based activities including Quality analysis DoE Assist the Quality team with reviewing customer test and material specifications, providing valued feedback to project teams. Develop and provide timely and comprehensive test reports as required. Provide ES Test Specification support and consultation to Quality Lab Personnel. The Test Engineer should have the following skills or experience: Direct experience in automotive component testing with OEMs and suppliers. Experience in manufacturing (processing and related equipment) or product engineering Good knowledge of physics, mathematics and mechanical engineering principles Understanding of measurement transducers / instrumentation systems related to basic physical properties. This is an excellent opportunity for anyone with knowledge of automotive component testing to develop your career. In return for your experience, this Telford-based automotive company will offer you: Up to £45,000 (DOE) Plus, benefits Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon. If you have knowledge of component testing and you want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the Test Engineer role, please contact Mark Bignell at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384 446 167.

Permanent / Telford, Shropshire

Buyer - Maternity Cover - Leicester

PRIMARY PURPOSE OF JOB Provide procurement effort to ensure that all relevant purchased material is available to the business within appropriate timescales and cost. Export/Import Compliance Officer - Manage both the Export/Import of Technology process and Export of Shipping and Export Process and actions relating to Export MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES Understand and support the programme plan, key events and milestones to ensure appropriate procurement support is provided. Core commodities to include consumables, components (catalogue and bespoke), drawn parts (including metalwork, sub-assemblies, gaskets, labels, etc.) Coordination of requirements planning and timely material availability to the business. Adherence to and maintenance of company policy and procedures Maintain an ethical approach on behalf of the business Manage Export processes and maintain and action all Export records. TASKS Maintain part planning data e.g. lead times, MOQs, economic batch sizes. Undertake assigned supplier selection activities. Identify and add new suppliers to the approved vendor list when necessary. Award and manage supplier purchase orders to ensure timely receipt of materials, acting as principle point of contact with assigned suppliers. Review, progress and report material availability. Manage change and its impact e.g. cost, schedule, design. Coordinate the repair of faulty subcontracted material for customer and production use. Manage vendors of; Components and/or assemblies' custom fabricated to U-TacS Specification, supplies commercial of the shelf components and/or assemblies, capable of providing maintenance, repair, operating supplies, services and safety products. Review and update Export/Import processes. Raise and maintain all export licenses, invoices, documentation packages, advice notes, open licences returns. KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS REQUIRED Established administration, organisation and communication skills. A strong track record within the procurement functions, preferably within an electronic systems manufacturing environment. A trained and competent negotiator. Ability to work independently and as part of a multi-cultural / multinational team environment. Excellent communication (both written and verbal), time management and organisational skills Flexible approach to duties and responsibilities Extensive knowledge and experience of Microsoft Office packages (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Microsoft Outlook); Visio package Export/Import - Licences, commodity codes, CPC codes, documentation packages, ITAR/EAR/TAA, incoterms, classifications etc.

Contract / Leicestershire, England

Security Operations and Crisis Manager (Northern UK)

Security Operations and Crisis Manager : Automotive OEM Birmingham based, with UK travel Up to £58,000 plus excellent benefits including preferential car scheme, bonus, private health care. A new opportunity has come up in the senior management team for a Security and Crisis Manager based in Birmingham to support the Northern region for a high profile car manufacturer to provide expertise in Security and Crisis Management policies. As Security and Crisis Manager your key responsibilities are to develop, deliver, communicate and evaluate effective security, information protection and crisis management policies, procedures and processes to support the north UK locations for Security and all UK locations for Crisis management. You will be the lead in providing expert advice to senior management and in the promotion of security, Intelligence and crisis management services, ensuring compliance and best practice in setting and maintaining related standards and procedures. On a day to day basis you will operate as the designated security focal point at the Midlands plant and UK North region, supporting the senior management in security and protective services related functions, inclusive of managing the plant Business Protection Leaders on a day to day basis. Related qualifications & experience will be advantageous: Familiar with British Standards Institute PAS 200:2011, Crisis Management Standard Certified Protection Professional (CPP) Physical Security Professional (PSP) Fire Protection / Technical Fire disciplines Experienced in crisis management and security or in law enforcement or strategic security risk management. Experienced in working in crisis management and security services at a large multinational company serving diverse regional markets - Automotive/ Manufacturing sector preferred. To be able to demonstrate a thorough understanding of the crisis management cycle, BCP and security strategies. Have strong working knowledge of applicable laws and have developed networks within the law enforcement , security and crisis management community. The role will also cover certain plants across other European regions, where you will share best practice, ideas and vision. The role demands excellent leadership and communication skills as you will be dealing with senior stakeholders and management. You will be excepted to work with all levels of the business, so diplomacy and tact is a must. This is a unique and exciting role and will require candidates to have specific experience and qualifications, so please read the job description carefully before you apply.

Permanent / Birmingham, West Midlands

Powertrain / Engine Test Engineer

Powertrain Test Engineer - Nuneaton, Perm This represents an ideal opportunity for someone seeking to work for a blue-chip consultancy organisation involved in state of the art emissions and performance testing using the latest engine test facilities. Being an independent consultancy, you would be working with a wide variety of clients performing tests and reporting on findings. Naturally you would be working closely with a variety of clients and so it is an ideal opportunity to grow your network and professionalism within the industry What you will do: - define scope of work, plan and execute tests, deliver accurate and qualified data and produce meaningful reports - liaise directly with customer on findings - support technicians on engine palletisation, instrumentation installation and test bed set up What you will need: - Degree or higher in mechanical engineering - strong experience in modern engine test methods (dynos, Cadet, Stars) - good emissions and combustion understanding - INCA or similar What you will get: - salary + benefits on application Applications Please apply with current CV and details of present package and notice period. Shortlisted candidates will be contacted prior to submission with further details. However, should you wish to discuss this position please contact 01384 397555

Permanent / Nuneaton, Warwickshire

Assembly Operative

Assembly Operative Good permanent salary Gloucester Defence Electronics We have 2 permanent Assembly Operative positions for a leading Defence electronics manufacturer based in Gloucester; this Assembly Operative role will be working on the assembly of electrical components in a clean room environment. We are looking for the following for the Assembly Operative opportunity: Experience of performing this role beforehand in a manufacturing environment Capable of soldering and performing your own quality inspection Appropriate education and/or training These Assembly Operative roles are immediate starts so apply now if you are interested; the company are offering the following: Good permanent salary (call for more information) Day shift Benefits Ongoing training Please get in touch with Gareth at Jonathan Lee if you wish to apply for the Assembly Operative positions.

Permanent / Gloucestershire, England

Master Planner/Scheduler - 35710

Master Planner and Scheduler (P6) - 35710 Gaydon 5 months Paying up to £47 per hour ltd/umbrella An opportunity has arisen for a Master Planner and Scheduler (P6) to provide support to a growing and busy department for a period of circa 5 months and will be based at various sites across the midlands. The role is temporary and paying up to £47 per hour. What you will be doing: Master Planner and Scheduler to work with the planning and control teams Utilising the Primavera P6 Offering leadership and mentoring to other staff members Candidate profile: Applicants will be from a scheduling background Experience of Primavera P6 Excellent IT skills

Contract / Gaydon, Warwickshire

Field Service Technician - Peterborough

The company With over 200 years of rich heritage, this specialist company has always been associated with trust and honesty. They have worked hard to understand the changing nature of markets and customer needs in line with the ever-changing world around us. They have a reputation for constantly evolving to deliver exactly what the customer wants with visionary performance been one of industry firsts, technical advances and design triumphs. Today, they are an international business with a great world-wide reputation and a brand name known and trusted throughout the globe. No-one else has a history of making such a wide range of quality, innovative products with a continually changing focus to match requirements. "Think of any food or ingredients that need to be weighed, and we weigh them!" The opportunity A fantastic opportunity has arisen for an ambitious engineer based in Peterborough to join one of the UK's leading field service operations specialising in IT systems and scale service solutions as a Field Service Engineer. The successful candidate will be trained as a Field Service Engineer to provide service to a prestigious retail customer base throughout the Peterborough area. You will be trained to diagnose, maintain, fix, swap or install IT hardware and similar equipment with full product training, documentation and support been provided to the successful candidate. Previous experience of working in a fast paced, field based position and a technical qualification are preferred, but not essential. Requirements of the role: Enthusiastic with good interpersonal skills Ability to work autonomously to targets Customer focused IT literate To attend customer sites in order to repair or install IT, technical and mechanical equipment Have some prior experience or training in some form of hardware or electro mechanical field Completing detailed and accurate reports where required Local to Peterborough area Full UK Driving Licence Employee package £21,381.88/year starting salary rising per quarter to £27,960.72/year after 9-month training plan completed Regular pay progression available Company car (available for personal use) Company pension scheme Commission based incentive scheme 26 days annual holiday allowance (plus bank holidays) 37.5 hours per week, with a 1 week in 3 on-call rota Employer enhanced, contributed company pension scheme up to 11% Permanent position in a large group of companies offering long term career development opportunities This Field Service Engineer opportunity presents as an excellent vacancy for an entry-level or experienced professional based in or around Peterborough who is looking for an opportunity to develop a stimulating and dynamic engineering career within a highly reputable service and manufacturing brand. If you have some previous electro mechanical training or experience as well as been IT lierate and feel ready for a challenge within the automated engineering sector then we would like to hear from you. Please 'apply' now or for more information contact Colin Reeves on 01384 446121.

Permanent / Peterborough, Cambridgeshire

Door System Lead Engineer - 34969

This position presents an exciting opportunity to become part of a unique and evolving department within Body Engineering, developing advanced feature strategies and leading content delivery across many programs. In this role you will be exposed to a variety of components, systems, suppliers and cross PD functions, playing a key part in creating and driving robustness and quality into the moving glass and side door systems team. Reporting to the departmental Group Leader and/or Programme Module Leader within Door system area, the Lead Engineer will potentially work across all of the Door commodities. Key Responsibilities Lead definition & design activities from PS through to Job 1, managing the Module Business Teams and interfacing with engineering, purchase, programme team, marketing and manufacturing functions, plus tier 1 and tier 2 suppliers. Management of and liaise with other adjacent stakeholders and functions, including suppliers, to ensure system compatibility issues are resolved according to cost and time targets. Support system strategy development for components and features. Develop and maintain local processes and metrics. Delivery of the Body Engineering functional scorecard." Experience required: Previous experience/knowledge of the Body Engineering environment is essential for this role. Knowledge of Product Development and business; processes and systems. Engineering knowledge of Body Engineering systems, component design, function, performance, production and manufacturing requirements. A good understanding of the change management process (PACN and WERS processes), Design Verification (RMDV), Design FMEA and AIMS processes would be advantageous." Be capable of engineering complex parts and / or assemblies, with particular consideration of part to part interfaces and relationships, including CAE, DFM and DFA requirements. The Lead Engineer should be able to demonstrate design flair and the ability to be able to engineer a range of solutions to a design problem. Experience of investigative tools and methods to resolve complex system issues Ideally educated to Degree level or equivalent." . Skills Required: Excellent first hand knowledge of component design principles within Side door Systems component Design, including component production techniques such as injection moulding / aluminium extrusion / Zinc Casting / TPE extrusion and mouldings. This will involve working with and across many diverse components such as Dynamic Body/Door Seals, Door Glass Run Seals, Body and Door Mounted finishers / Claddings and/or Glass Lift systems involving Glass and Regulators and/or Door mounted module plates among others. Project Management skills, delivery of project from concept to full production. Good communication & systems engineering skills approach to project development.

Contract / Gaydon, Warwickshire

Financial Controller

FINANCIAL CONTROLLER To £55,000 + Bonus + Benefits Permanent Aerospace Leicester The Role This position supports the Finance Director and Managing Director of this Leicester division of a global aerospace business: Oversee the activities, and manage the development, of a team of junior colleagues. Finalise and submit financial and management accounts to tight deadlines, with the assistance of the team. Report on costs and margins, performing analysis to ensure ongoing operating profit. Formulate monthly and quarterly forecasts. Ensure controls are in place and met, reporting under US-GAAP and ensuring Sarbanes Oxley (SOx) compliance. The Person This opportunity is ideal for a Qualified Finance professional to gain experience in an autonomous role, where they will be able to have an impact on the day-to-day activities of the business. You will possess: Previous Accounting experience at a Manager level, gained in a high-volume manufacturing environment, such as the Aerospace, Automotive or general manufacturing sectors. Proven ability to manage and engage with a small team of junior finance colleagues. Experience in a US owned business, hence familiarity with SOx and US-GAAP. A full ACA / ACCA / CIMA qualification. The Company Our client is a UK division of a US multi-billion dollar business which manufactures components to be supplied to the aerospace and defence industries. How to Apply To apply, please do so online, attaching a copy of your CV and details of your current remuneration.

Permanent / Leicester, Leicestershire

Control System Engineer - 33081 Matlab

Job title: Powertrain Control System Function Development Engineer Salary Range Up to £25.96 Location: Gaydon Industry: Powertrain As a Powertrain Control System Function Development engineer you will be responsible for the delivery of the Engine Control system or Vehicle Supervisory Controller function level design, testing, sign-off and issue resolution. Working with Technical Specialists, Function Specialists and Developers, System Design engineers, Test & Integration engineers and Group Leaders you will be a key team member for delivering control system models that meet the system functionality requirements. Experienced candidates will be able to take a key role in the review of the incoming requirement cascade, feeding back and tracking any technical issues that arise. You will be responsible for the function architecture and model design for key functions such as Energy Arbitration, System Initialisation, Motor to Engine transition control, Motor Speed Control. To apply for this position you should have some of the following: Extensive experience of Control System design with Matlab / Simulink. Previous experience of delivering complex distributed system functionality designs, including leading resolution of complex technical issues. Excellent attention to detail and accuracy of work. Previous experience of closed loop real time control system development. Automotive experience, particularly hybrid & electric vehicles. IBM DOORS. Please call James Tilley for more details

Contract / Warwickshire, England

Functional Safety Engineer - 33644

Functional Safety Engineer Up to £24.14 per hour LTD Gaydon An opportunity has become available for a Functional Safety Engineer to join a team responsible for a number of production and research projects, to develop safety cases for these systems and ensure they are appropriately validated. The Functional Safety Engineer will work closely both with teams within the EPSCC and cross functionally with Powertrain, Electrical and Chassis, including those of the HV battery, Power inverter / DCDC and Vehicle Supervisory Control (VSC). The Functional Safety Engineer will have responsibility for ensuring the safe operation of the system both in normal and fault conditions and developing the safety cases for the systems to demonstrate this against ISO26262 guidelines. This will involve managing the safe design of a concept from hazard identification and classification through to final validation against the safety case. To apply for this Functional Safety Engineer position you should have some of the following: Application of ISO26262 functional safety analysis guidelines to complex system functionality. Requirements capture, cascade and agreement with internal and external stakeholders Knowledge of the application of Failure Mode Avoidance toolsets (FMEA, Boundary & P Diagrams). Experience of hazard identification. Experience of full V cycle of control system development and testing. Strong experience with safety related systems, particularly complex electronic systems. Actual involvement in safety case production and 3rd party assessment. Safety critical software techniques and methods. Design for safety related systems. Safety system analysis. Experience with the various safety standards (IEC91508, ISO26262, Def-Stan etc). 33644 - Please contact James Tilley for details.

Contract / Warwick, Warwickshire

Hybrid & Electrified Propulsion System Engineer - 33623

Hybrid & Electrified Propulsion System Engineer Gaydon Up to £30.71 Powertrain - Hybrid The role based in an Electrified Propulsion System Design team is an area that includes a small team of integration engineers responsible for the delivery of the key elements of associated test rigs and prototype vehicles. To apply for this Hybrid & Electrified Propulsion System Engineer position you should have some of the following: Design & delivery of prototype specific functionality to enable the Job#1 intent system to be tested against test & development plans. Associated toolset skills to include some or all of the following: - ETAS toolsets - VECTOR toolsets - Mathworks (Matlab) toolsets - CAPL Script - C++ code - Automation (Python, VB) Design / delivery / interrogation of Flexray Networks User of ETK/CCP/XCP communications Network specification / generation Systems & process experience Prototype rig & vehicle design, delivery & maintenance (experience in use of vehicle diagnostics, including identification and resolution of faults) Project management experience (project planning and control, customer liaison, change control, risk / issue management, supplier interaction, RFQ development) Please contact James Tilley for details.

Contract / Warwickshire, England

Powertrain Control System Engineer - 33080

Powertrain Control System Engineer Gaydon Up to £24.14 As a Powertrain Control System Function Development Engineer you will be responsible for the delivery of the Engine Control system or Vehicle Supervisory Controller function level design, testing, sign-off and issue resolution. Experienced candidates will be able to take a key role in the review of the incoming requirement cascade, feeding back and tracking any technical issues that arise. You will be responsible for the function architecture and model design for key functions such as Energy Arbitration, System Initialisation, Motor to Engine transition control, Motor Speed Control. To apply for this position you should have some of the following: Extensive experience of Control System design with Matlab / Simulink. Degree or relevant equivalent experience preferred Previous experience of delivering complex distributed system functionality designs, including leading resolution of complex technical issues Excellent attention to detail and accuracy of work 33080 For more information please contact James Tilley.

Contract / Warwickshire, England

Powertrain Calibration Engineer - 33055

Powertrain Calibration Engineer Whitley Up to £27.10 per hour LTD Gasoline, Diesel or Hybrid An experienced powertrain calibration engineer - Gasoline, Diesel or Hybrid is required to join an established team working on a range of exciting future applications and technologies. The role involves simulation, test bed and vehicle based calibration activities to optimise performance and emissions to meet both legislative and customer specific targets. To apply for this Powertrain Calibration Engineer position you should have some of the following: Experience in a powertrain calibration team environment. Experience in identifying and solving root cause of complex calibration related problems. Experienced user of engineering tools such as Matlab, Simulink, DIADEM, INCA, AVL Concerto, Cameo and CRETA. Experience of working within a calibration team and applying and improving methods, processes and engineering tools. Fundamental understanding of powertrain systems and control theory required. Please contact James Tilley for details.

Contract / Coventry, West Midlands

Conversion & Accessories Engineer - R00011294

Conversion and Accessories Engineer - 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

Business Development Manager 

Business Development Manager - Germany An exciting opportunity has arisen for a multi-lingual Business Development Manager with an established engineering company for their facilities in Grasdorf near Hanover Germany for their Elevator, energy absorption division. Reporting to the Sales & Marketing Director, the Business Development Manager is expected to manage and develop existing key accounts across Europe and South America, as well as identifying and developing new customer opportunities with Major OEM's, SME's and Distributors. Key Responsibilities Manage and develop all existing customers across Europe and South America. Identify, target and win new customer business, especially major OEM accounts in line with Group global strategy. Identify, appoint and develop partner Distributors across key regions and countries within Europe and South America. Maximise business potential at existing and new customers Negotiate Commercial terms on an annual basis Make Commercial and technical sales presentations Conduct regular travel for customer visits throughout The Region, typically 30% of the time Generate and periodically update Sales Forecasts Report on monthly activity to the Sales & Marketing Director Fully utilise and maintain the company CRM system Salesforce Provide input to company new product development to ensure the company remains the premier global OEM in energy absorption buffers Qualifications Skills and Experience Degree in Mechanical Engineering Degree, or science related discipline Previous experience in an industrial/manufacturing sales or commercial role. Ideally experience of selling within the Elevator industry. Demonstrable success in realising business development. International travel & sales experience would be advantageous. Excellent written and verbal communication skills ideally with German, English and Spanish Strong account management and relationship building skills Experience of managing large accounts. Ideally some technical competence, especially Mechanics/Hydraulics. Computer literate, including competency with Word, Excel, PowerPoint and a CRM system. Experience with an MRP system is an advantage Benefits Salary negotiable dependent upon experience. Pension scheme. Company Car / Car Allowance. Commission Structure If you are interested in this role please forward your CV and contact details to Philip Delaloye at or for more details call +44(0)1384446192.

Permanent / Germany, Germany

Project Manager - Bespoke Machinery - Design and Build

A Project Manager with experience of managing multiple concurrent projects to design and manufacture special purpose machinery is required for a Midlands based system integrator. The role of Project Manager will include: Working with design teams, assembly teams and the end customers to ensure the specifications of the project are met and delivered on time. Review the design of the equipment ensuring that the functionality meets the specification criteria. Challenge designs where you see improvement opportunities including ease of build, better functionality and cost savings Manage circa 5 or 6 projects currently, working closely with production and the customer advising on estimated delivery schedule. The suitable candidate will need to possess the following skills: Experienced Project Manager either having worked within special purpose machine manufacturing or as an engineer specifying machinery for manufacture. This could be as a Project Engineer or Process Engineer for example. The most important requirement is that you have strong project management skills and you are able to look at a solution to ensure is compliance and its functionality against a specification. Technical qualification in Engineering is highly desirable. This a wonderful opportunity to join an ambitious and forward thinking business fully engaged with industry 4.0 strategies. If you have the required skills and experience, then please click on the link to apply. In return for your experience, we can offer an attractive salary with an excellent working environment where ingenuity and entrepreneurialism is encouraged.

Permanent / Birmingham, West Midlands

Graduate Sales Engineer

Graduate Sales Engineer An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Graduate Sales Engineer with an established engineering company based in Coventry for their Elevator, energy absorption division. The Graduate Elevator Sales Engineer will manage and develop existing key accounts across Europe, North and South America, as well as identifying and developing new customer opportunities with major OEM's, SME's and Distributors in the Elevator sector. The role will be centred around Coventry initially, but once integrated into the team you would travel to meet clients within the UK, as well as occasionally in abroad. The Graduate Sales Engineer will: - Manage and develop existing customers. Identify, target and win new customer business. Identify partner Distributors across key regions and countries within the Region. Assist in the negotiations of Contract terms and conditions to meet both client and company needs. Make Commercial and Technical presentations, demonstrating how a product meets customer needs. Conduct regular travel for customer visits throughout The Region, typically 30% of the time. Generate and periodically update Sales Forecasts. Report on monthly activity to the Sales & Marketing Director. Fully utilise the company CRM system, Salesforce. Seek out data and activity from competitors and report it within Salesforce. Make use of the company European After Sales and Distribution Centre in Germany as a benefit to win new business. Qualifications, Skills and Experience required. Degree in Mechanical Engineering or allied Degree Some previous experience in an industrial/manufacturing sales or commercial role. Demonstrable success in realising business development. Experience of selling within the Elevator industry a distinct advantage. Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Experience of account management and relationship building skills. Spanish language skill a distinct advantage. Computer literate, including competency with Word, Excel, PowerPoint and a CRM system. Experience with an MRP system advantageous. Benefits Salary negotiable dependent upon experience Company pension scheme If you are interested in this role please forward your CV and contact details to Philip Delaloye at or for more details call 01384446192.

Permanent / Coventry, West Midlands

Commodity Manager

Job Title: Commodity Manager Location: Newton, Powys Salary: £Negotiable Dependent on Experience Overview: We are currently recruiting a Commodity Manager to work for our client based in Newtown, the role will be based in Newton but will require additional travel across the UK. The role will be to develop, maintain and execute a commodity based sourcing strategy, focusing on indirect supplies so is not related to product or components. It will look after all that a business requires to run so IT equipment, Stationary and many others "indirect" to production. Key Responsibilities: Develop, maintain, communicate and execute a robust indirect commodity strategy. Close co-operation with the commodity teams. Develop, maintain and execute a robust containment / PV plan. Rolling review of future containment opportunities. Provide data required by Senior Management e.g. Monthly cost reduction vs target. Identify and minimise any risks in the supply chain and inform Senior Management of the risks being taken. Facilitate Zycus data integrity. Co-ordinate and implement reverse auctions. Identify inventory improvement opportunities. The candidate will be expected to support the New Product Sourcing Managers with new supplier selections to ensure that future products also meet the needs of the business. The candidate will be expected to contribute to the profitability of the company through cost reduction and extended credit terms, whilst driving key procurement strategies such as migrating to a preferred supplier list. Qualifications, Experience and profile: 3-5 years of relevant procurement or purchasing experience. Relevant engineering or business degree. Competent in Microsoft Office and in particular Excel. Strong analytical skills - both qualitative and quantitative If you are interested in applying for this role or would like more information please contact Lee Elwell on 01384 446 154 (Direct Line) or 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

Permanent / Newtown, Powys

Sales Engineer

Junior Sales Engineer An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Bi-lingual French and English speaking Junior Sales Engineer, to join a major European Railway company that is experiencing great sales growth and has created this new role to assist the team to grow their UK market. The role will be centred around London initially, but once integrated into the team you would travel to meet clients within the UK, as well as occasionally visiting suppliers and the Head Office in France. This is a great opportunity to get involved in Sales and Engineering in the Rail Industry. The Junior Sales Engineer will act as an intermediary between UK clients, head office in France and other French sub-contractors, therefore it is essential that French is written and spoken to a high level of fluency. Initially involved with quotes and proposals, will eventually be involved in sales related engineering research projects and detailed technical issues. The Junior Sales Engineer will: - Write quotes and proposals in English Write requests for quotes to sub-contractors in French. Carry out Market Research in the UK and Ireland about Railway and Rail Rolling Stock to support the sales team. Produce accurate and detailed documentation - both in English and French. Visit Client in the UK with occasional trips to France Qualifications, Skills and Experience required. Fluent in both English and French (written and Oral) - Essential Degree in an Engineering or related subject Ideally have some knowledge or interest of the railway industry in the UK, preferably on rolling stock side. Previously experienced in producing detailed commercial or technical reports or documentation. Good interpersonal skills as dealing with clients and suppliers. Benefits Salary negotiable dependent upon experience 25 days holiday per year plus 8 days statutory Company pension scheme Life Assurance Healthcare If you are interested in this role please forward your CV and contact details to Philip Delaloye at or for more details call 01384446192.

Permanent / London, England

Press Toolmaker (Die Maintenance)

Press Toolmaker (Die Maintenance) Great salary and shift allowance Telford Automotive We have 2 permanent roles for experience Press Toolmakers for a leading automotive company based in Telford; this will be predominantly maintenance of progression dies used in the manufacture of metal parts. We are looking for the following for the Press Toolmaker: Experience as a Press Toolmaker performing die maintenance on large scale dies TIG or ARC welding capability (mandatory) Able to use conventional machines when required Appropriate training and education (apprenticeship or equivalent) The 2 permanent Press Toolmaker roles are working on a double day shift pattern with an early finish on a Friday being 0600-1400 and 1400-2200 so you must be ok with this shift; the company are offering the following for the Press Toolmaker: Good basic salary Shift allowance Paid overtime (up to double time) Benefits to include pension, life assurance and holiday If these Press Toolmaker positions are of interest, then apply now by giving me a call on 01384 446125 or phone Jonathan Lee Recruitment and ask for Gareth Simpson.

Permanent / Telford, Shropshire

Sales and Marketing Executive China

A Sales and Marketing Executive China is required to support an innovative robotics technology based manufacturer based in Leicester. A Key Sales and Marketing Executive is required for an UK innovative robotics technology developer based in Leicester. This is a key position with responsibility for leveraging existing business and promoting GA in the Chinese market in order to realise substantial growth in export sales. This role requires an individual who is familiar and aligned with Chinese business practices, understands robotic vehicle technologies and is a fluent Mandarin and English (spoken and written). Candidates should be able to demonstrate their ability to present GA in a manner similar to Chinese business to business culture. An international business degree gained in the UK is essential. A first degree from a Chinese university would be an advantage, The role of Chinese Sales and Marketing Executive includes the following: Establishing Chinese social media sites, develop content appropriate to Chinese market. Sites to include WeChat, Weibo, ChinaAGV and Chinese language blogs To proactively refresh and update social media sites to maintain alignment with UK messages and generate target market interest Develop, update and maintain Chinese website version content and use analytics to assess performance (visitors, click through counts, pages viewed, time spent Search engine optimization (SEO) optimizing for Baidu. Upload blogs highlight Chinese industry trends, technology trends and Guidance automation technology news. Work with third party marketing companies to generate press releases, Chinese marketing material, International travel to China, Asia pacific region and UK Promotion of company via Chinese web platform Weibo, Baidu and We Chat. Chinese Market activity analysis to understand what works and what doesn't and create a best practice approach and marketing plan for China. The suitable candidate for Sales and Marketing Executive China will need to possess the following skills and experience: The Chinese market is the fastest growing robotics market and offers the largest export opportunity for Guidance Automations advanced Guidance, Navigation technologies. In order to maximize market export potential a Marketing resource with the following capabilities is a critical. Degree in International Marketing, journalism or associated experienced Local knowledge of Chinese business culture and relationship building skills Ability to assist company representatives in all matters of marketing/sales and relationship building Natural Chinese culture empathy able to align with Chinese buying visions and practices Expert knowledge of social media platforms and web search engines within China such as Weibo, We Chat and Baidu Experience with promoting Robotics products, technology or services using social media tools in China. SEO knowledge for web content (Baidu) Experience with proof reading and good literacy skills with Chinese (formal and informal style) is essential Experience with graphic design software such as Photoshop for print marketing activity is desirable. Language skills: Mandarin (Informal and formal) is essential Fluent English Location of position: Leicester Closing date for applications is Wednesday 15th August 2018

Permanent / Leicester, Leicestershire

Technical Writer

Job Title - Parts Technical Writer Pay rate - Up to £21 per hour Industry - Engineering Location - Manchester An opportunity has arisen for a Parts Technical Writer (Design Change Analyst) within the Parts Authoring team. This is an exciting opportunity to play a key role within a demanding and growing environment. Key Responsibilities: reviewing Design Changes received by the aftermarket and adding into the team workflow. identifying & loading new part numbers into the warehouse system (POPIMS) identifying where service parts are being replaced and creating supersession data to ensure aftermarket customers can move over to the new part number attending BIQ (Built In Quality) and Change Request approval meetings to ensure Design Change proposals meet the needs of the aftermarket be the first point of contact for Internal/Enterprise Customers relating to Design Change queries contribute to team targets for actioning Design Changes within agreed time frame. Experience: good IS/IT skills (Majority of time in this role is spent checking BOM data and matching up part numbers within aftermarket systems). managing Bills of Material or Managing Design Changes within a BOM/Parts listing system. ability to recognise engine spare parts/components by description/drawing/shape. use of Technical Authoring or Product Lifecycle packages, e.g Windchill. If you would like to apply for this role, please contact Sarah Gilbert or Kate Stevens at Jonathan Lee Recruitment as soon as possible!

Contract / Irlam, Greater Manchester

Electrical Design Engineer (Product Design)

We are currently seeking an Electrical Engineer for a role working with a Major Automotive Supplier based in South Wales.You will be responsible for the Electrical Elements of product design for a range of small pump related products. You will be Lead technical deliverables for a project,such as Technical risk assessments Design concept development Product Launch support Problem solving activities Evaluate specifications (Risk assessments) Create new product specifications Lead/Support design and project gate reviews as part of new product launch processes (from concept to production) Customer & Supplier communications Internal team communications Project planning (Technical deliverables to meet project milestones) The successful candidate will ideally possess: Degree in Electrical Engineering Leadership capabilities to assume technical leadership role within a project Good methodical problem-solving skills Strong interest in international travel to support our Global business growth Automotive experience preferred Electrical Experience in Pump technology, EMC Design and Testing. Experience bringing electrical products to market Electrical Design Experience Salary is commensurate with experience level and benefits include subsidised lunch and a good pension scheme.Please be aware that the company are unable to sponsor Visa's so applicants must have current permission to work in the Uk without one.

Permanent / Cardiff, Wales

CAD Engineer

Position - CAD/Design Engineer (Solidworks experience essential) Location - Sheffield/Rotherham Salary/Rate - £20 - £25ph depending on skills and experience The focus for this role is to support the design and development of new innovative technologies. The CAD/Design Engineer will be involved with projects which will vary from fast paced prototype explorations to fully detailed engineering developments culminating in product manufacture. Key Duties & Responsibilities Work alongside the senior engineer within the engineering team to support the design and development of new technology products from initial concept phases to full product development. Take responsibility for the design and development of key product sub-systems, managing delivery deadlines and interfacing with other team members to create final products technical packs. Create detailed CAD models and engineering drawings for both internal use and for working with suppliers and main manufacturing partners. Manage relationships with suppliers to ensure the delivery of parts required for the delivery of on time completion of prototypes and rigs. Take responsibility for the safe construction and commissioning of rigs and prototypes based on their own designs and validate new concepts and document findings. Participate in the physical testing and validation of rigs and machines alongside members of the team to expand the knowledge of the team and help move designs forward. Background Experience and Qualifications Previous CAD/Design experience required with designing and engineering electro-mechanical products. HND/HNC/Degree level or equivalent engineering experience. Skilled in engineering problem solving and conceptual design. Strong CAD skills in SolidWorks. Strong working knowledge in engineering drafting to BS 8888 to ensure optimum product quality. Must be comfortable working with electro-mechanical products; a good working knowledge of fluids/ pumps /motors is desirable but not essential. Capable of working at a prototype level and moving designs through to manufacture. Strong hands on skills would be an advantage. To apply for this CAD/Design Engineer vacancy please email your up to date CV to Amo Rai, Senior Automation & Robotics Consultant.

Permanent / Rotherham, South Yorkshire

Project Manager

A Project Manager is required to join an established company growing within the aerospace manufacturing sector. The successful candidate will be joining to manage client relationships and manufacturing projects in the aero engines sector. Responsibilities of the Project Manager will include the following: Responsible for the timely delivery of manufacturing programmes to the customer cost and quality expectations. Act as the point of escalation for customer issues. Ensure production and operations milestones are aligned and communicating this with a variety of teams. Adherence to health and safety and company policy and processes throughout programmes. Managing complex development programmes through to completion. The Project Manager should have the following skills or experience: Experience in a Continuous Improvement complex engineering environment. In depth project management experience from a defence, aerospace or safety critical manufacturing background. Robust knowledge of Project Management methodologies and processes. Excellent communication and customer management skills. Ideally be a degree qualified, certified Project manager. This is an excellent opportunity for Project Managers to develop your career. In return for your experience, this Leicestershire based company will offer you: Competitive salary up to £55,000 per annum. Flexible benefits package Interviews for the Project Manager will commence with immediate effect with a view to starting as soon as possible. For further information on the Project Manager position please contact Tom Duckett at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384 446163.

Permanent / Hinckley, Leicestershire

EMC Test Technician / Engineer

EMC Test Technician / Engineer (On Shift) - Permanent - Nuneaton - £ Competitive DOE Our client is a global provider of pioneering engineering, research and test services to the automotive, defence, aerospace and rail sectors. They are seeking an EMC Test Technician / Engineer to provide EMC Engineering Services. You will support the development of ground-breaking automated vehicle systems, complex powertrains and wireless technologies. What you will do As EMC Test Technician / Engineer; Perform testing on a wide variety of automotive components and subsystems in accordance with international standards and vehicle manufacturer test specifications. Ensure tests are delivered to schedule and to internal quality standards. Work in specialist automotive and electrical component laboratories. Review and execute test specifications and test plans. Maintain detailed records and liaise with customers and project managers. Set up test equipment. Support shift rotas. What you will need As EMC Test Technician / Engineer ; An Electrical / Electronic Engineering background Good communication and interpersonal skills. Able to work with technical documentation. Familiarity with electrical test equipment. Advantageous to have automotive electrical / EMC / RF knowledge. A full driving licence. What you will get As EMC Test Technician / Engineer; An excellent salary & benefits, including shift premium. Career progression. Applications Suitably qualified and experienced Test Technicians / Engineers should apply today by either calling Paul Robson or by emailing their CV and covering letter.

Permanent / Nuneaton, Warwickshire

Metal Fabricator - Furniture

A small but friendly and skilled team of highly skilled craftspeople based in Honiton in the Devon countryside. For over 30 years, their passion for perfection has helped them hone their skills and reputation of restoring high quality antiques and designer furniture pieces, to bring client's dreams and designs to life across the world! Metal Fabricator - Designer Furniture Due to ongoing and sustained growth. We are currently looking for a skilled fabricator to work alongside our team of very talented craftsmen. Our ideal person would have some or all of the following skills: Brass cutting, brazing, soldering, bending, turning and fabricating. Steel and bright steel welding, fabricating. Aluminium welding, fabricating. Ability to work in copper and zinc sheet. Ability to work from plans in a traditional workshop. In return we can offer: £20,000 - £27,000/year basic salary (dependant on experience) Permanent contract (40 hours per week) Annual leave entitlement Sick pay Pension Flexible working environment (please read below) FLEXIBLE WORKING: We are driven by finding the candidate with the correct skill set. Therefore we can offer a part-time or flexi-time working agreement should your circumstances require this. You will have some or all of the skills listed above. However, we would be interested in speaking to aluminium welders who were willing to apply themselves to other processes and take on extra training where required. If you are a skilled aluminium welder or a fabricator with either a diverse skill set or an interest in expanding on your skills and live within a commutable distance of Honiton then we would like to hear from you. Please 'apply' now or contact Colin Reeves on 01384 446121 for more information.

Permanent / Honiton, Devon

Senior Power Electronics Engineer

Job Title: Senior Power Electronics Engineer Location: Newton, Powys Salary: £Negotiable Dependent on Experience Overview: We are currently recruiting a Senior Power Electronics Engineer to work for our client based in Newtown as part of their Industrial Automation Team. The company are involved in all aspects of innovative products which are used in the most demanding applications requiring performance, reliability and energy efficiency to enhance the productivity of their customers machines and processes. Key Responsibilities: Creation of new designs Design of critical power components Design and develop analogue, digital, electronic circuits and systems for power electronics To implement designs, personally, and through other team members, which meet agreed functional design requirements and conforms to international EMC and Safety requirements and regulations Creation of new product specifications and documentation for record keeping Participate in product design reviews. Interface with external suppliers. Managing and facilitating type test meetings plus developing test equipment Experience and Attributes: Masters Degree (MEng) in Power electronics with 2 years+ as an Engineer minimum Must have understanding of power electronic devices, topologies and control systems. Have used simulation tools (eg. PLECS, Saber, Simetrix, Pspice or Mathlab Simulink simulators) Ability to build prototypes, experimentation on systems and bench test. Have a working knowledge of planning tools and applies planning theory to his or her work. Have an awareness and desire to explore emerging technology, innovating ways to incorporate that into designs and products. Desired Experience: Modeling, test and application of high power semiconductor and passive components Strong curiosity and interests to explore and develop new technology Thermal, mechanical or EMC for motor drives Electromagnetic & Electrostatic fields simulation and test and motor drive design Converter/inverter/rectifier or power supplies (AC/AC, DC/DC, AC/DC, DC/AC) If you are interested in applying for this role or would like more information please contact Lee Elwell on 01384 446 154 (Direct Line) or 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

Permanent / Newtown, Powys

Project Engineer - 35567 - Powertrain

Job title: Project Engineer Salary Range: Up to £22.51 per hour LTD Location: Whitley Industry: Powertrain The Powertrain Project Engineer will support the development of automatic transmissions and ancillary components, working as part of a team led by a Lead Engineer, specifying requirements & with support of a CAD engineer design the components. The Project Engineer will work with suppliers to ensure the parts are designed, manufactured & tested to company specification and will support prototype vehicle builds to ensure the correct assembly of these components. They will also ensure that project milestones are fully supported with the appropriate supporting documentation. To apply for this position you should have some of the following: Good relevant experience of working in a Systems Engineering environment - ideally within the Automotive Sector. Analytical and problem solving skills. Track record as an effective team player with strong interpersonal skills. Full driving licence. Relevant degree or equivalent experience preferred. Please contact James Tilley for details.

Contract / Coventry, West Midlands

Project Engineer - 34441 - SVO

Job title: Project Engineer Salary Range: Up to £22.51 per hour LTD Location: Gaydon Industry: SVO A Project Engineer opportunity has become available within the SVO department of a global OEM. The Powertrain Applications department is responsible for delivery of SVO cooling, exhaust and air induction systems within SVO. The successful candidate for this role will be responsible for the management and delivery of a Powertrain subsystem for a SVO Powertrain Applications programme. Whether this is in cooling, exhausts or air induction will depend on the background and experience of the successful candidate when balanced against the existing team members. To apply for this position you should have some of the following: Mechanical Engineering degree or equivalent. Experience with exhausts, cooling, air induction and/or other Powertrain systems. Experience of managing suppliers through development and delivery of automotive systems. Knowledge of manufacturing processes. Familiarity with problem solving and quality tools. Computer Literacy i.e. Office, Word, Excel, PowerPoint. Please contact James Tilley for more details.

Contract / Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire

Programme Buyer

Programme Buyer - Permanent Automotive OEM Up to c. £38,000 per annum Gaydon, Warwickshire The Role Exciting opportunity for talented Programme Buyer or Programme/Project Manager to work for an iconic automotive OEM, having undergone significant growth and major investment in new products and manufacturing facilities this organisation is now regarded as the fastest growing automotive brand. Are you a good problem solver, with strong attention to detail? Do you have a proven track record in project management, ideally with procurement experience gained within an engineering/manufacturing environment? Are you able to demonstrate strong commercial acumen, good understanding of costs and business needs? As Programme Buyer, you will be the focal point in providing the Project co-ordination/management for purchasing programme activity and deliverables ensuring integration and adherence to "Mission" Gate Process and vehicle line contract requirements. Represent Purchasing and business interests across the company identifying and working to resolve potential variance to plan. The Person An experienced purchasing or programme management professional with a proven track record of working within an engineering/manufacturing environment. Experienced in representing purchasing at programme meetings including gateways, programme steering team, design reviews , launch control meetings and other meetings as required Proven track record of leading programme sourcing, cost and timing reviews with record of delivery of meeting programme timing and cost targets Experience of leading and supporting cross functional activity Ideally educated to degree level in a relevant discipline, and or a full member of CIPS or at least working towards it. Flexibility/prepared to travel where their specific work responsibilities require it. We are seeking programme purchasing professionals with aptitude and commitment to quickly adapt to the needs of the role and with the ability to perform in the role as Programme Buyer, to a high standard. In return for your procurement / programme management experience you will not only be offered the opportunity to join one of the world's most respected and fastest growing luxury automotive brands but will gain the following benefits: Salary up to c. £38,000 per annum Discount on our privilege lease scheme, either a Mercedes or Ford. Contributory pension scheme 26 days annual leave + statutory bank holidays. Private Health Insurance - Family Cover.Private Dental Plan - Single Cover. A wide range of discounts with associated partners. Interested? If you have the relevant experience and are looking for your next career move or simply seeking a new challenge, then apply directly or contact Lisa directly on 01384 446162.

Permanent / Gaydon, Warwickshire