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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.  For more information about IR35 and the coming changes, please click here.

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.

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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.


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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.
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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


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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.


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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.


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'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. 


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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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Perceived Quality Specialist

Job Title: Perceived Quality specialist Location: Paddington, West London Contract Hourly Rate: £25ph – 35ph (DOE) An exciting opportunity for a perceived Quality specialist has become available to join our West London based Clients. The successful PQ will be responsible for Perceived Quality evaluation & validation support to the start of production and collaborating with styling, engineering, manufacturing & suppliers to develop and implement countermeasures that resolve Design & PQ concern items KEY RESPONSIBILITIES: Attend and support project meetings to ensure understanding that the project direction is clear & communicating with stakeholders where necessary Support digital and physical evaluations to identify potential Design Quality concerns Design specification & concept sheet evaluation to validate robustness of Design Intent for styling proposals (e.g. colour, gloss, grain harmony) Collaboration with internal stakeholders (Styling teams) to communicate project requirements and develop proposals to deliver the required Design Quality Collaboration with external stakeholders to implement the required Design Quality Follow project timing plans and adhere to allowable cost targets Ensure ‘Best Practice’ is followed at all times Ability to travel within the UK / European region is mandatory SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE REQUIRED GD&T implementation to influence Design, Engineering & Manufacturing Colour, gloss, grain development and validation, including grain mapping and mark-up Experience of materials processing and a wide range of component design and feasibility analysis for the automotive industry Appreciation of consumer requirements including evaluation & forecasting of the competitive PQ landscape Excellent interpersonal and communication skills; able to work cross-functionally with an efficient yet effective manner. CAD & visualisation skills (Alias/NX/V-Red) desirable Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon. If you want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the role please contact Teresa Anderson at Jonathan Lee Recruitment. JLDS 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 Business.

Contract / Paddington

Design Development Engineer (Diesel Engines)

Job title: Design Development Engineer Salary Range: Up to £40.00 per hour LTD Location: Peterborough Industry: Diesel Engines A Development Engineer opportunity has become available for one of the world's leading manufacturers of off-highway machinery and diesel and natural gas engines. Each project offers the opportunity to work on the design and development of engines intended to meet the latest emissions legislation, with world-class levels of quality and reliability. You will be part of a small, friendly team working together to deliver programmes that are critical to the long-term success of a respected, global company. Ideal candidates will have engine development experience, knowledge of IC engines and be able to plan & execute challenging tasks/projects with minimal supervision. Through this role, the successful candidate will have an excellent opportunity to take part in, and have significant responsibility for, the end-to-end design & validation process for engine components and systems. To apply for this position you should have some of the following: Strong technical background (technical degree preferred in mechanical or automotive engineering) though other qualifications / experience will be considered. Good understanding of IC engine systems. Development / validation experience of engine components & systems. Proven experience of strong collaboration with component suppliers Ability to lead and deliver problem resolution projects for engine components or systems. Experience of running and participating in FMEA Good understanding & application of APQP Please contact James Tilley for more details.

Contract / Peterborough, Cambridgeshire

Lead/Principal Engineer - Vehicle Packaging/Integration

Lead Engineer Vehicle Packaging/Integration – Electric Vehicle – Coventry – Perm/Contract - £competitive Searching for an automotive job with the opportunity to work on a highly innovative EV programme? The chance to work from blank page concept to basis of design? This is an exceptional opportunity for automotive engineers to actualise designs, challenge their skills and push the boundaries of conceptual vehicle design within a leading company renowned for their expertise in automotive research & development. What you will do As Lead Engineer Vehicle Packaging/Integration; To provide broad ranging Technical Leadership for the successful and timely delivery of outputs from the project in the field of vehicle design, build and integration To develop and monitor achievement of overall technical broad targets integrating design, CAE, development, legal and performance criteria. Managing the strip and benchmarking of competitor vehicles & managing, planning and leading subjective and objective vehicle tests Providing practical guidance to design teams, managing procurement and build of prototype vehicles managing development testing of prototype vehicles To ensure DVP testing validates compliance with technical and legal targets What you will need As Lead Engineer Vehicle Packaging/Integration; Degree or equivalent in an engineering / scientific discipline Significant industrial experience in the delivery of automotive development projects The ability to provide technical leadership to a multi-disciplinary team of engineers Technical and personal credibility, working effectively with cross functional teams and other business functions Experience in the build of prototype vehicles from clean concept and/or running mules Experience of creation and maintenance of CAD models (Catia V5) of vehicle package zones or systems Ability to work independently as well as part of a team, managing own workload and that of the team What you will get As Lead Engineer Vehicle Packaging/Integration; Experience of working on a highly innovative project from concept stage. Ongoing training and development. The chance to work in excellent facilities. Career advancement. Applications Suitably qualified and experienced Lead Vehicle Packaging/Integration Engineers should apply today by either calling Jeff Lane on +44 (0)1384 446108 or by emailing their CV and covering letter 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 Business.

Contract / Coventry

Quality Specialist

Job title: Quality Specialist Salary Range: £25.00 per hour Contract length: 12 months Location: Chichester A Quality Specialist is required with strong problem solving skills and knowledge of Industrial Engineering methods. Candidates with experience of the Automotive industry would be well received. Due to growth this Automotive company based in Chichester requires a proactive Quality Specialist with previous experience in a Quality Engineering role for a new 12 month contract. As the Quality Specialist you will be required to: Support the problem resolution process as a key member of their respective problem solving team. Contain, identify root causes, and develop permanent solutions for part, product and process quality related issues. Support the Process Leader for specific production area and ensures that the problem landscape is prioritised and worked on accordingly. Team expert in the use of PQM to ensure that all quality related problems are clearly defined and reported at the correct status. Specialist in data collation and analysis which supports the accurate definition of problems and the subsequent validation of improvements to ensure that implemented solutions are robust. Specialist in measurement systems who supports the introduction and validation of new processes to the assembly process. Specialist for the problem solving processes which include the DMAIC methodology and the consistent use of VPS problem solving sheets. Interface between Launch and Change Management and the Vehicle Assembly Line. Interface for assembly related issues found in the field. Expert in measurement systems and analysis supporting the introduction and validation of new processes to the assembly process. Qualifications and Experience: A technical background in structured problem solving. The tools / techniques involved in this are prerequisites of a QS toolbox. Previous experience in a Quality related role within automotive industry. Knowledge of Industrial Engineering methods. Proven track record using quality tools. Knowledge and understanding of modern manufacturing environment. Technical knowledge in Interior / Exterior Trim, Powertrain, Electrical or Vehicle Test. Qualified to degree / HND level in Production Engineering or equivalent. Fluent English is essential; a working knowledge of German would be beneficial. Extensive PC skills (Microsoft, MiniTab). Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon. If you want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the Quality Specialist role, please contact Georgia Silk at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384 446 147.

Contract / Chichester, West Sussex

Paint Sprayer

Job title: 5 Paint Sprayers Salary Range: £13.00 - £15.00 per hour Hours: 7:30 - 15:45 Monday to Thursday 7:30 - 11:30 Friday Overtime: Time ½ after 38 hours Time ½ Saturday Double Time Sunday Location: Leeds 3 month rolling Contract working for a leading Truck and Bus manufacturer An extra 5 paint sprayers are required with knowledge of prepping, filling and commercial wet paint spraying heavy goods, buses or commercial vehicles. Candidates with experience of commercial wet paint spraying would be well received. Due to four large orders this client based in Leeds requires 5 dynamic, leading commercial wet paint spraying to undergo a 3 month rolling contract role. As a commercial wet paint sprayer you will be required to: Spray painting all makes of new transportation vehicles Prepare and paint whole vehicles Prepare and paint vehicle panels Assist with estimating the painting/spraying process Strip and rebuild vehicles When spraying and moving, all vehicles worked upon are handled carefully and that all precautions are taken whilst on the premises Liaise with parts department to attain parts Liaise with paint supplier to attain correct paints / materials Ensure Health & Safety regulations and safe working practices are adhered to at all times Ensure appropriate clocking is made and all job cards are completed in a timely manner Maintain a high standard of cleanliness and tidiness Maintain a thorough and current product knowledge and attend training courses as required Adhere to environmental guidelines and ensure all substances, spillages and waste are addressed in the correct manner General duties as determined by the line manage The commercial wet paint sprayer should have the following skills or experience: Technical qualification for vehicle painting - desirable Experience in commercial vehicle painting - ESSENTIAL Current driving licence Ability to work within guidelines given and to strict deadlines Ability to work under pressure Ability to actively seek solutions to problems Ability to work as part of a team Good verbal communication skills This is an excellent opportunity for anyone with knowledge of commercial paint spraying vehicles (HGV/PSV) to develop your career. In return for your experience, this Leeds Truck and Bus manufacturer will offer you: 3 month rolling contract position £13.00 - £15.00 per hour 7:30 - 15:45 Monday to Thursday 7:30 - 11:30 Friday Overtime: Time ½ after 38 hours Time ½ Saturday Double Time Sunday Lots of Overtime available Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon. If you have knowledge of commercial paint spraying on commercial vehicles, HGVs or PSV and you want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the commercial paint spraying role, please contact Matt Johnson at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384 446116

Contract / Castleford, West Yorkshire

Electronic Engine Systems Engineer

Job title: Electronic Engine Systems Engineer Salary Range: Up to £35.00 per hour LTD Location: Peterborough Industry: Off Highway A Electronic Engine Systems Engineer has become available for one of the world's leading manufacturers of off-highway machinery and diesel and natural gas engines. You will join a team responsible for development and implementation of electrical and electronic control systems for diesel engines developed in the UK. This role is the primary technical support for the Electronic system. It entails proactively working with other Electronics team members and with development partners to: Provide technical support to queries related to pinouts, schematic questions, software functionality support Investigate /Analyse / troubleshoot any reported quality issues. Raise and propose changes or improvements to components/system or processes. Create or modify software flashfiles based on approved requests and guidance from the Technical Lead. No software coding experience is necessary as this is a configuration task. Maintain & improve on software validation test plans. Review and support technical publications, ensuring that systems' technical contents are relevant and correct. Create and maintain system architecture diagrams and schematics. Participate in, or lead, the definition of the system architecture, and of the selection of Electronic components. Participate in, and maintain, the FMEA and validation. To apply for this position you should have some of the following: Experience in the broad range of systems engineering activities involved in the development of Electronic Engine, machine or automotive control systems. Degree-qualified. Demonstrated experience of: Actively collecting and developing customer requirements. Documenting technical specifications. Defining electronic features and coordinating the development of them. Completion of initial verification testing of features. Participation in FMEA development. Good Electrical and Electronic knowledge with 'fault finding' capability Off-highway Electronic control system development experience (or comparable experience with automotive, marine or military vehicle control systems) Please contact James Tilley for more details.

Contract / Peterborough, Cambridgeshire

Machine Operative / Technician

Machine Technician / Operative Off-Highway £15.00 to £17.40 p/h Ltd Peterborough An opportunity for a Machine Technician / Operative has arisen working for a world leader in engine manufacturing. As Machine Technician / Operative your role will be hands on supporting manufacturing processes in an operations environment. Job Responsibilities may include, but are not limited to: supporting fabrication and welding processes supporting cutting processes supporting milling processes supporting mounting, grinding, polishing processes support basic testing processes Required Qualifications: Apprentice trained in a manufacturing engineering-related discipline Demonstrable relevant work experience Strong communications skills, both written and oral Ability to work with diverse teams of employees and customers Desired Qualifications: Prior experience working in a manufacturing engineering position Prior experience working in a machining, assembly, fabrication, heat treat processing, metallurgy and/or materials systems position In return our client can offer you a 6 month contract with hourly rates of pay between £15.00 to £17.40 dependent upon experience. Interested in the above role? Please contact Sarah Gilbert or Kate Stevens at Jonathan Lee Recruitment.

Contract / Peterborough, Cambridgeshire

Project / Programme Manager (Automotive) - 35998

Project / Programe Manager (Automotive) A Project / Programme Manager is required to work for a leading automotive OEM based in Coventry, West Midlands. Candidates MUST have strong vehicle engineering knowledge along with retailer experience including an understanding of diagnostic tools, hardware and electrical architecture from the retailer side. Main Duties: The role is to provide project management resource for these two work streams. Due to the highly complex processes and technology being proposed it is essential that the project manager is highly skilled both in agile project management and process transformation with awareness of the future state technology. Provide project management for the two accelerate workstreams which includes: Provide updates to the central accelerate team and to senior management on a regular weekly and daily basis. Liaise with the key suppliers building the technology to ensure all progress against plan, escalate when required. Liaise with partner organisations in Product Engineering and manufacture. Ensure that all risks and issues are recorded and progressed to resolution or mitigation. Liaise with all stakeholders (PE, Manufacture, Regions and NSCs) by acting as a central contact point. Ensure that regular a status are made available to all stakeholders (Markets, Regions, Retailers). Assist on wider project communications. Ensure that the master plan is kept up-to-date. Assist in the management of the budget control for the project. Skills Required: 1) Significant Agile project management experience in a high complex solution 2) Automotive experience in vehicle systems 3) Automotive experience with vehicle diagnosis tools. Familiarization with vehicle bus technologies (ie DoIP). Knowledge of diagnostic standards ODX and OTX. Knowledge of Retailer aftermarket environment, their key pressure and drivers. Proven track record of delivering highly technical complex projects in an automotive aftermarket environment. Practical experience in cloud base and enterprise technologies especially with Java Proven record in delivery on-time on-budget solutions. Highly skilled communicator being able to tune the message for very different stakeholders. Knowledge of Wrike and Jira desirable. Knowledge of wearable technology and industry trends highly desirable. Education Required: Academic Degree within relevant area or the equivalent education and/or experience. Retailer service experience desirable. Automotive experience in complex vehicle systems. Prince 2. Agile accredited. 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. For more information and to apply for this role please contact Rachel Meacham.

Contract / Coventry, West Midlands

Materials Engineer - Metallic / Non-Metallic

Job title: Materials Engineer Salary Range: Up to £40.00 per hour LTD Location: Peterborough, Cambridgeshire, UK Industry: Off Highway Contract: 6 Months An opportunity has become available for a Materials Engineer to join one of the world's leading manufacturers of off-highway machinery and diesel and natural gas engines. This position will be accountable for contributing to the identification, analysis, and resolution of needs in the Materials Engineering field, the candidate will be an expert in their field. This position performs complex analysis work, identifies and resolves problems. The successful candidate will need to demonstrate the ability to work independently in the field of Materials Engineering and will require expertise in several the following fields, the expertise will be required in both physical testing and technology expertise. Metallic Materials Processing - Heat Treatment. Casting, Forging etc Non-Metallic Materials Processing - Injection moulding, Friction welding, Blow Forming, Elastomer Processing etc Failure analysis for Metallic and / or Non-metallic materials Mechanical Testing Chemical Analysis Corrosion Testing Please contact James Tilley for more details.

Contract / Peterborough, Cambridgeshire

BiW Process Engineer

BIW Process Engineer Automotive Rolling Contract £Negotiable rates Exciting opportunity for a BIW Process Engineer to work for a leading automotive manufacturing equipment and electric drive system solutions expert based in West Midlands. Our client is looking to expand their team and is seeking an experienced process engineer who can demonstrate BIW skills. Your responsibilities will be: To work closely with the project management team to ensure a strong understanding of business needs, that the technical requirements of products are fully understood and addressed To support project managers and their teams through the provision of project analysis, identifying and reporting emerging issues and trends in performance and behaviours related to planning & schedule management To report into the project manager, communicating the impact of changes to internal and external stakeholders and providing scenario analysis To evaluate and improve processes in manufacturing systems To develop innovative solutions To develop and implement systems that optimise all phases of the production process To provide accurate cost budget for projects. Establish and maintain a database for project planning and cost Key skills and experience: The ability to work well under pressure Teamworking skills Basic project management skills Experience and knowledge of the process and equipment for BIW & Powertrain assembly gained within an automotive OEM environment. Smart, methodical, organised, clear communication, assertive but polite to all. Willing to take on new skills and challenges. Can do attitude. Evaluate and improve on processes in manufacturing systems. PC skills- MS Office, AutoCAD, CATIA and etc. Relevant degree in mechanical & automotive engineering or equivalent experience This is an initial rolling contract opportunity, hourly rate is negotiable depending upon experience. Ideally seeking an immediately available candidate, interested in the above role? APPLY TODAY! Please contact Kate Stevens at Jonathan Lee to discuss further.

Contract / Birmingham, West Midlands

Brexit Master Data & Reporting Analyst

Ref: 2996 Title: Brexit Master Data & Reporting Analyst Division: Customer Services Contract Position based at: Birmingham A Master Data and Reporting Analyst is required to join a leading confectionary manufacturing organisation based in Birmingham. This is a three month contract due to Brexit implementation. Position Description: This is a temporary role based in UK, to support with anticipated increased workload and complexity driven by Brexit implementation within our UK&I CS&L Team. The role is to provide support to the Customer Service & Logistics Team by completing administrative and analytical tasks, including organisation of planned and ad hoc meetings whilst taking responsibility for the local CS&L reporting suite. This is a varied role with the opportunity to get involved with a variety of activities and projects; event management, communication and briefing co-ordination, spend and cost centre management, ownership and co-ordination of principal set piece CS&L meetings with wider business at executive and director level. This role may also support the MCRS & Admin Analyst as required and indeed may be called upon to support other similar level roles within the function. This role will also be supporting the master data function by assisting with timely onsite ad hoc query resolution for the CS&L Function. They will also be supporting with the tracking & monitoring of data creation as well as ensuring the quality of data is according to gold model and industry standards. Skills Required: Problem Solving. Excellent Communication Skills. Stakeholder Management. Able to develop cross functional and multi-country relationships Co-ordination and Administration. Skills Preferred: Advanced Microsoft applications - Excel / Word / Power point / Access. Experience Required: Master Data / Data Management / SAP Experience / Experience working in a service function / Excel / BI Experience Preferred: Customer Service & Logistics / FMCG If you are interested in this position, please APPLY NOW. For more information, please contact Lois Weston at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384446119.

Contract / Bournville, West Midlands

Data Analysis and Architecture Manager - 36001

A Data Analysis and Architecture Manager is required to work for a leading automotive OEM based in Coventry, with travel to Gaydon. Data Analysis and Architecture Manager Skills Required: Previous experience and knowledge of various data management tools (i.e. SDS etc.) & MS Excel / Access and integrated data solution designs (e.g. ESB, CRM, and BI) Operational Retailer experience Automotive Manufacturer Experience Experience Required: Ability to support implementation, use and comply to data governance frameworks - operating models, roles and responsibilities, policies/procedures and key metrics. Analyse, interpret and use data analysis and architecture solutions to ensure achievement of strategic business objectives Identify Interface Data Errors and ensure that appropriate focus is put on understanding and fixing root cause of any data issues and specific data gaps Review and manage duplicate accounts, this will include de-dupe and cleansing processes, review of root cause of the duplicate and implementation of changes to resolve root cause Provide guidance and support in data management best practices and governance, as required Develop, manage and deliver Data Analysis and Architecture processes and use data quality experience and best practices to continuously refine and improve standards Experience Preferred: Knowledge of Data management Tools and integrated data solutions designs For more information and to apply for this role please contact Rachel Meacham.

Contract / Coventry, West Midlands

Design and Release Engineer

Design and Release Engineer - 52665 £23.00 Ltd Co Basildon Automotive A Design and Release Engineer is required with experience designing bumpers, glass or heatshields This company based in Basildon requires a Design and Release Engineer with a background in plastic component engineering for a new contract role. As a Design and Release Engineer you will be required to design and release exterior trim components for commercial vehicles. The Design and Release Engineer should have the following skills or experience: HNC or equivalent Automotive Body Engineering experience Extensive experienced in engineering with plastic components Must be motivated and a self starter FEDEBOM, CATIA v5 is preferable This is an excellent opportunity for anyone with knowledge of exterior trim components to develop your career. In return for your experience, this Basildon based automotive company will offer you: £23.00 Ltd Co If you have any questions about the Design and Release 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

Construction and Infrastructure Projects Engineer

Job Title: Construction & Infrastructure Project Engineer Location: Stafford Contract length: up to 12 months A Construction & Infrastructure Projects Engineer is required to join a leading off-highways engineering organisation based in Stafford. This position works both independently and as part of a team that drives towards a world class facility environment with robust manufacturing processes and systems. This function is responsible for managing construction & infrastructure project activities, driving energy efficiency initiatives and reviewing & developing contractor control methods. All aligned to achieving the world class facility objectives in the areas of People, Quality, Velocity and Cost. The incumbent will have a track record of managing projects and establishing controlled processes and safe systems of work through to completion. Job Duties/Responsibilities Management of facility improvement projects in support of EHS, Security and Process Excellence activities. Actively managing communications, completion and handover of facility improvement projects. Management of sub-contractor scope, procurement / selection, utilisation and payment supporting defined project activities. Drive World Class manufacturing environment for the Stafford site, defining current state, risks, refurbishment plans and critical asset controls. Support energy efficiency and environmental performance goals by implementing new technologies and robust sustainable equipment and processes. Development, monitoring and continuous improvement of technical services safety policies and standards. Developing a selected supplier list through benchmarking and supplier performance reviews alongside the Global Purchasing organisation. Report project status at key milestones to facility and business stakeholders. Perform technical analysis of facility operations and manufacturing processes to support management decisions. Respond to customer issues and lead process improvements. Skills and Experience Degree in a Construction or Manufacturing Engineering related discipline or equivalent extensive experience. Management of projects in line with CDM requirements. Track record of delivering projects with sustainable improvements across multiple areas including Safety, PPM, Waste Reduction and Plant performance within a manufacturing environment. Knowledge of manufacturing concepts such as Lean, CI, Process auditing, Safety Management. Experience project managing construction and / or manufacturing equipment projects. Must be self-motivated, have a can-do attitude to take ownership of issues / deliver sustainable improvements and be an effective team player with the ability to communicate across all functions within business If you are interested in this position, and have the required experience, please APPLY NOW. For more information, contact Lois Weston at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384446119.

Contract / Stafford, Staffordshire

Procurement Executive

Job Title: Procurement Executive / Buyer Location: Hullavington A leading manufacturing organisation offers a unique opportunity for a Buyer to work in the expanding Procurement Team on our Electric Vehicle programme based in our new facility within Hullavington. The Electronics commodity is an exciting place to be right now, working with new technologies you will play a significant role in delivering our future. Accountabilities Own & manage a complex range of commodities Develop and deliver category strategies for a diverse range of commodities Fulfil departmental objectives, to include (but not limited to) cost targets, meeting FTA targets, ensuring supplier performance and delivery Managing Commercial terms and conditions as well as Legal compliance - particularly with regards to IP Support supplier visits including launch reviews Identify and source supply partners, in line with the departmental sourcing process and targets Provide cost analysis and ensure all risks and opportunities are captured and managed Manage the sourcing process from market research through to supplier nomination, contract award and contract management Support a continuous improvement program to advance procurement processes, governance and capabilities across the group Skills Own and manage a complex range of commodities Develop and deliver category strategies for a diverse range of commodities Fulfil departmental objectives, to include (but not limited to) cost targets, meeting FTA targets, ensuring supplier performance and delivery Managing Commercial terms and conditions as well as Legal compliance - particularly with regards to IP Support supplier visits including launch reviews Identify and source supply partners, in line with the departmental sourcing process and targets Provide cost analysis and ensure all risks and opportunities are captured and managed Manage the sourcing process from market research through to supplier nomination, contract award and contract management Support a continuous improvement program to advance procurement processes, governance and capabilities across the group If you are interested in this position, please APPLY NOW. For more information, contact Lois Weston at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384446119.

Contract / Chippenham, Wiltshire

CAD Design Engineer (Automotive)

An experienced CAD Design Engineer for Passive Safety is required to join a blue chip product development company, who design state of the art products for global market. Purpose To support all Safety Department related CAD requirements, primarily for Passive safety commodities and systems, but additionally for ADAS. Ideal candidates should be able to work both autonomously and with direction to resolve hardware integration challenges and create key geometry to support system engineering. You will become an expert in CAD related development and management within the Safety team and will provide key support for the wider engineering team. Main Duties/Responsibilities: Produce designs that meet targets for concepts, feasibility, packaging, clearance zones, mass, performance, safety, legislation, quality and timing. Support Project engineer's work with suppliers. Support Attribute engineer work with integration partners. Detailed design of safety commodity related parts (e.g. bracketry). Generate, update and maintain accurate CAD models, commodity package and section book. Generate accurate 2D CAD drawing as required. Carry out release activities related to the commodities Maintain TCE, BoM, cost and weight data. Person specification / Core Competencies: Essential: CAD Design experience working in the automotive environment Good engineering knowledge / experience. CAD apprenticeship or equivalent. Experience working in cross-functional teams. Good interpersonal skills and able to integrate with wider commodity delivery teams. Ability to articulate and present work output to seniors Appreciation of Automotive product development processes Willing to train in NX if not currently competent Flexibility and creativity in approach to problem solving. Excellent attention to detail. Ability to work under pressure when required. Desirable: Team Centre familiarity NX CAD skills Passive restraints commodity experience BEV exposure Problem solving experience To apply for this position please contact Rachel Meacham.

Contract / Malmesbury, Wiltshire

Waste Management Specialist

Job title: Waste Management Specialist Salary Range: UP to £30.00 per hour Location: Oxford A Waste Management Specialist is required with knowledge of waste management and project implementation. Candidates with experience of the waste management (or related discipline) industry would be well received. Due to continued growth, this company, a description based in Oxford requires a tenacious and create Waste Management specialist with strong interpersonal skills as well as a good communication and preferably experience of contractor management for a new minimum 6 month contract. As a Waste Management Specialist, you will be: Responsible for the development and establishment of the project to enable a UK wide waste management service Responsible for driving the project implementation plan to time cost and quality, and measurement of project achievement reports to regular change boards Development of a methodology to measure the adherence and impact of improvement activities with the supplier and customer Enable a methodology to facilitate further innovation and continuous improvement throughout the process chain and subsequent development of business cases to gain approval for implementation The Waste Management Specialist should have the following skills or experience: - Educated to degree level or equivalent (preferably in waste management or related discipline) - Excellent communication skills and previous experience of contractor management - Ability to think laterally whilst applying logical processes This is an excellent opportunity for anyone with knowledge of waste management to develop your career. In return for your experience, this Oxford based Automotive company will offer you: - Competitive contractor rates - Minimum 6 month contract Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon. If you have knowledge of waste management and you want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the Waste Management Specialist role, please contact Mark Bignell at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384 446 167.

Contract / Oxfordshire, England

Change and Communications Delivery Manager - 36002

An experienced Change and Communications Delivery Manager is required to join an automotive OEM based in Coventry, with travel to Gaydon. Position Description: To implement effective change management in response to business requirements and provide specific support, advice and facilitation to enable change management practises and tools to be utilised, ensuring business benefits are delivered and changed processes are implemented and ensure effective access to and deployment of change management approaches and tools Implement strategy and associated plans for a specific programme of change including implementing necessary resources and supporting systems, including monitoring and communications, to turn the "vision" into a practical reality Gain commitment and involvement of senior and line management and those affected by the change using influence and interactions to advocate change consistently in the wider business and act as a role model for change through developing and implementing change management principles as part of a project team. Prepare Communications and change strategy plan. Write and design, development, delivery and management of communications, ensuring that communications are managed consistently and conduct impact analysis, assess change readiness and apply risk mitigation techniques to maximise likelihood of successful and sustainable implementation of change Develop training interventions and provide coaching to enable continuous professional development and develop other transformation resources where required Provide technical expertise, training and coaching to colleagues on Change Management tools and best practices and maintain lessons learnt from change interventions and share key lessons with other change practitioners as appropriate Experience Required: Experience of successfully delivering a major Change Programme or Project Acute business acumen and understanding of organisational issues and challenges retailer facing knowledge and experience An individual with a customer first mindset who is easy to do business with and makes people feel special, driven to deliver experiences that are personalised, transparent and dependable. An individual who is results driven, demonstrates, tenacity, drive and perseverance, with the ability to deliver in a complex, highly demanding environment. To apply for this position please contact Rachel Meacham.

Contract / Coventry, West Midlands

Electrical and Control Project Engineer

Job Title: Electrical & Control Project Engineer Location: Edinburgh Contract length: 12 months Job Details: An exciting opportunity for an Electrical & Control Project Engineer has become available for a global science and chemicals company, and a leader in sustainable technologies. This role will be based in Edinburgh, and will be an initial 12 month contract with potential for extension. Job Requirements: Must have pharmaceutical experience, or experience in a cGMP environment Must have hazardous area experience (ATEX), intrinsically safe and flameproof circuits Must have control system/SCADA experience with knowledge of recipe control desirable Must have instrumentation design, installation, commissioning experience Must have proven experience delivering engineering projects Must have experience supervising construction activities with working knowledge of CDM 2015 regulations This is an URGENT requirement, and CVs are required as soon as possible. If you are interested in this position, please APPLY NOW. For more information, contact Lois Weston at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384446119.

Contract / Edinburgh, Scotland

Group Finance Specialist (SOX) - 36007

A Group Finance Specialist is required to provide corporate and sub-ledger close process activities to ensure accurate accounts and Balance Sheet integrity is maintained. Responsibilities: Provide corporate and sub-ledger close process activities and maintain Balance Sheet integrity Deliver standardised, streamlined financial reporting to stakeholder teams Produce elements of the Record to Report (R2R), inventory, KPI and SLA measurement suite Conduct Financial review and challenge of Requisitioning documents in accordance with process Contribute to high quality analysis supporting management to achieve financial, operational, and strategic objectives Adhere to the policies, controls and governance Identify opportunities for continuous improvement Resolve customer concerns, escalating as necessary Undertake appropriate training and development Ability and willingness to travel - UK Skills Required: Good numerical, analytical skills Ability to multi-task, work accurately at speed and under pressure Continuous improvement "mind set" with the ability to proactively identify and resolve issues using innovation Experience Required: Experience of working in a SOX controlled environment Ability to work independently and in a team environment Knowledge of the R2R, Inventory area of finance Attention to detail at all levels Ability to research and troubleshoot user issues Self-driven learner with an appetite for continuous professional and personal development Qualified or working towards a CCAB recognised qualification To apply for this role please contact Rachel Meacham.

Contract / Coventry, West Midlands

Lead Vehicle Package Engineer

An experienced Lead Vehicle Package Engineer is required to join a blue chip product development company, who design state of the art products for global market. A Lead Package Engineer is needed for the layout and Architecture development in support of Vehicle Level Design. • Lead Package layout and Architecture development in support of Vehicle Level Design. • Lead all or part of a vehicle package to resolve specific issues as they arise. • Propose solutions to package issues in the interest of the product as a whole. • Run regular Package reviews with relevant groups to record issues, assign tasks and ensure progress on priority items. • Ensure compliance to market regulatory and type approval requirements. • For issues not easily resolved, ensure engagement of senior management to review options and suggest a design direction • Prepare plans and presentations for key milestone events as required • Ensure alignment of the package layout to vehicle and system targets and to the PALS attribute plan • Ensure timely development of package solutions to support the overall programme timing • Lead, guide and mentor other members of the integration team as necessary. • Work with other functional areas both internal and external to ensure system integration and compatibility. You will have: • A degree in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent (other relevant engineering disciplines will be considered). • Demonstrable experience in vehicle packaging or similar integration role. • A core expertise in at least one area of vehicle engineering • Hands on experience of running design activities in NX, CATIA or equivalent design system. • Proven ability to lead a team of engineers, designers and analysts. • Able to liaise with Product Design and systems engineering teams to analyse data, identify risk and work on resolutions. • Sound knowledge of FMEA, DFM, DFA, PLM, BOMs, releasing, GD&T and APQP. To apply for this role please contact Rachel Meacham. 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 Business.

Contract / Hullavington

Vehicle Packaging & Digital Mock-Up Engineer

Senior Package & Digital Mock-Up DMU Engineer - Contract - Norwich - £competitive rate This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced Vehicle Packaging Engineer to join a small OEM who are at the forefront of innovation in automotive technology. This role gives the opportunity to work on class leading prestige sports cars. The Senior Package & DMU Engineer will work within the Vehicle Packaging team on general vehicle packaging activities with respect to positioning of components and creating packaging schemes and layouts. The Senior Package & DMU Engineer will work with guidance from Package Lead and Vehicle Integration Chief Engineer. What You Will Do: As Senior Package & Digital Mock-Up DMU Engineer; Create package concept schemes and layouts as required, these will need to cover legal, ergonomic, in house criteria and general spacial constraints From a DMU perspective - will be expected to highlight, then facilitate the solution of issues so that parts can meet sign off criteria Understand the roles of the Studio engineer and package engineers and work very closely with them Support the design studio and engineering community from sketch phase through clay development to surface release Provide solutions to DMU problems, support engineers/designers who are using CATIA, CAS, clay or Alias What You Will Need: As Senior Package & Digital Mock-Up DMU Engineer Experience of concept and detail design of mechanical and automotive components Experience of aeromodels, mules and seating bucks Experience of full vehicle packaging Must have high level of competency with Catia V5, being able to create and manipulate models Previous experience of CAD data management, team centre Previous experience of full vehicle programmes from concept to production Experience of ergonomic seating bucks in order to set criteria targets What You Will Get: As Senior Package & Digital Mock-Up DMU Engineer A very competitive rate The chance to work on prestige sports cars Involvement in a range of highly innovative programmes Suitably qualified and experienced Vehicle Packaging Engineers should apply today by either calling Jeff Lane on +44 (0)1384 446108 or by emailing their CV and covering letter

Contract / Norwich, Norfolk

Finance Analyst - 36008

An experienced Finance Analyst is required to join an Automotive OEM based in Solihull. Position Description: This is a varied role in a dynamic, fast moving and exciting environment within the recently created Shared Services Centre function. The role involves closing each accounting period, creating, analysing and posting several key journals. In addition, there will be multi-faceted reporting, variance analysis and Balance Sheet Reconciliations required for a variety of Operational functions. This is a blend of both Financial and Management accounting. There will be elements of managing internal customer relationships. This can be a month end (days 1-5) intensive role. Preparation and submission of a variety of complex month end journals. Month end reporting including variance analysis, Balance Sheet reconciliation and Performance Scorecard reporting. Assisting in the preparation and loading of Forecast, Budget and Business Plan data. Skills Required: Experience with SAP is essential Budgeting / Forecasting / Business planning experience would be beneficial. Hyperion & Insight / SmartView experience is advantageous as is working within a fast paced / dynamic Shared Service Centre environment. Education Required: Qualified Accountant preferred, but qualification by experience is accepted To apply for this role please contact Rachel Meacham.

Contract / Solihull, West Midlands

Senior Vehicle Packaging Engineer

Senior Package and DMU Engineer Location: Hethel Department: Vehicle Integration Duration: 30 Weeks A leading automotive OEM is in search of experienced Vehicle Packaging Engineers to join them on a minimum 6 month basis. Job Details - General vehicle packaging activities with respect to positioning of components and creating packaging schemes and layouts. - To analyse CATIA designs and highlight components that do not fit correctly, foul other items, are misaligned or generally do not fulfil their required role within the context of the vehicle. - Review component package against system assemblies - Report package and clash issues to project teams - Propose alternate solutions to responsible designer/ release engineer - Ensure component design standards comply with DMU assembly rule This role gives the candidate the opportunity to work on class leading prestige sports cars. Lotus is under new management who are investing heavily in facilities and people, with this level of expansion there are a number of roles that this candidate could progress to. Specifics - The candidate will be expected to work with guidance from package lead and VI Chief engineer. From a package perspective the candidate will be expected to create package concept schemes and layouts as required, these will need to cover legal, ergonomic, in house criteria and general spacial constraints. From a DMU perspective - DMU is part of the Virtual build series and engineering sign off process and the DMU engineer will be expected to highlight, then facilitate the solution of issues so that parts can meet sign off criteria. The DMU Engineer will need to assist in maintaining the DMU chart which is a reference chart that aids in the location and contents of CAD installations. Although not owning each installation that build up the car the DMU engineer will be responsible for Policing these installations and liaising where required to get things corrected. The candidate will be expected to understand the roles of the Studio engineer and package engineers and work very closely with them. Within Lotus these groups work very closely together. General - The successful candidate will be expected to support the design studio and engineering community from sketch phase through clay development to surface release. Provide solutions to DMU problems, support engineers/designers who are using CATIA, CAS, clay or Alias. Must have a good automotive knowledge and be prepared to look at new designs and find possible solutions to engineering and design issues Qualifications and Experience (Essential & Desirable criteria) Engineering Degree/HND or equivalent Experience of concept and detail design of mechanical and automotive components. Experience of aeromodels, mules and seating bucks Experience of full vehicle packaging. Ability to run efficient meetings Ability to deliver on time and work to a plan. Good presentation skills. Good level of ability with office programmes including Exel, Word and Powerpoint. Must have high level of competency with Catia V5, being able to create and manipulate models. Previous experience of CAD data management, team centre Previous experience of full vehicle programmes from concept to production. Ability to create solutions to problems from a blank page with minimal guidance. Highly self motivated. Willing to work as part of a team. Support the design process from the sketch phase through to Clay / CAS model. They will need to provide solutions to problems; it is likely these will have implications to the designed surfaces. If required work engineers and designers to apply engineering's requirements in the most sympathetic way to the design to make sure it is feasible. Ensure the design meets the technical requirements in terms of performance, legal's, cost and part manufacture / assembly. Experience of ergonomic seating bucks in order to set criteria targets If you are interested in this job, please APPLY NOW. For more information, contact Lois Weston at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384446119.

Contract / Wymondham, Norfolk

Audit Executive - 2987

Job Title - Audit Executive Hourly rate - £17 ltd Industry - FMCG Location - Birmingham An opportunity has arisen for an Audit Executive to work with an international confectionery manufacturer based in Birmingham. As Audit Executive, you will be responsible for the timely investigation of customer audit queries; to use company resources and information to establish validity. Your main duties will be as follows: Responsible for disputing invalid claims with customers/third party auditors. To provide robust monthly Prior Year Audit performance reports to the business to ensure adequate provisioning in place. You will have experience of dealing with conflict, numerical/analytical/logical reasoning skills, as well as effective communication skills. Any experience with SAP would be advantageous, and hands on experience with Microsoft Office applications. If you would like to know more about this role, please contact Sarah Gilbert or Kate Stevens at Jonathan Lee Recruitment.

Contract / Birmingham, West Midlands

Inventory Analyst

Job Title- Inventory Analyst Industry - Off Highway Location - Peterborough An opportunity has arisen within the supply chain team for an Inventory Analyst, with an engine manufacturer based in Peterborough. The main purpose of the role is to ensure all inventory is controlled and counted within Corporate procedures. The role supports facilities for all raw inventory incorporating Stores, Quality, Machining Areas, Offsite Warehouses and Return To Vendor Locations. The role requires all segregation of duties are met. The role ensures all stock issues are investigated, root caused, documented. Main Duties & Responsibilities: ensures that all areas adhere to all standard working procedures regarding transactions, also the control and counting of all inventory. highlight issues and non conformance to all Leaders within the business that own inventory. all root causing to be documenting and communicating all root causes. The Inventory Analyst will also be responsible for the following: Able to interact effectively with key support groups and departments in the business Attend meetings related to IRA and inventory issues. Take ownership for own learning and have development plan in place. Demonstrates a high level understanding of IRA Metrics. Engaging at all levels within the business. Provide training to ensure relevant knowledge and conformance is aligned to meet IRA disciplines and processes. Provide results and feedback to operational Team Leads & Section Managers on local issues. Escalate issues to IRA Team Lead for further support or guidance. If you would like to know more about this role please contact Sarah Gilbert or Kate Stevens at Jonathan Lee Recruitment.

Contract / Peterborough, Cambridgeshire

Laboratory Technician - 3013

Job Title - Laboratory Technician Hourly rate - £15.63 ltd Industry - FMCG Location - Reading An opportunity has arisen for a Laboratory Technician to work for a global confectionery manufacturer. This role will be based at their research and development facility based in Reading. As Laboratory Technician you will be responsible for performing total fat analysis using gas chromotography in food samples. You will be accurate, and have good attention to detail. In addition to this you will be dextrous and have good communication skills. Prior lab experience is advisable. Or science qualifications without industry experience is also acceptable. Training will be provided. If you would like to know more about this role, please contact Sarah Gilbert or Kate Stevens at Jonathan Lee Recruitment.

Contract / Reading, Berkshire

Principal Closures Engineer

Principal Engineer Closures & Mechanisms - Hourly Contract - Coventry This is a terrific opportunity for an experienced Principal Engineer Closures & Mechanisms to join the Vehicle Concept Group of the European Technical Centre of a very ambitious vehicle manufacturer located in Coventry. The Vehicle Concept Group is responsible for the integration, design and development of: Bonnet, doors & tailgate BIW structures Release mechanisms - locks, latches, door release handles and check straps Side glass and window regulators Door, bonnet and tailgate sealing Fuel filler modules and release mechanism In this role the Principal Engineer Closures & Mechanisms will need engineering skills and experience of working on closure systems design and development from concept to production. Main Activities and Tasks of this Principal Engineer Closures & Mechanisms job: Report to the Chief Engineer Upper Body Responsible for generation and development of closures & mechanisms CAD operation skills required, able to create and manipulate geometry for primary communication of concepts and schemes Catia v5 operative skills, able to generate 3D geometry, 2D data and sectional data Team Centre PLM utilisation Candidate requirements for this Principal Engineer Closures & Mechanisms job: Degree qualified or similar qualification Depth of experience in the delivery of closure & mechanisms Experience of leading and mentoring a small team of CAD Engineers Interested Principal Engineers Closures & Mechanisms should contact Ray Greenman today to discuss this terrific opportunity. TMETC

Contract / Coventry, West Midlands

Cab Design Engineer

An experienced Cab Design Engineer is required to work as part of the Cab System team. The successful candidate for this position will be responsible for delivering cab related engineering solutions and support to new product development as well as current production. As a member of the team, the successful candidate will be responsible for delivering cab engineering support to the product groups for use in current production and future machines. Responsibilities for the candidate include contributing heavily to current production by supporting manufacturing and by providing design solutions to issue resolution. DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES MAY INCLUDE, BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO: * Primarily utilising Creo 2 (Pro/E) and aligned PLM tools, the successful candidate will be responsible for delivering cab engineering support to the product group for use in current production and future machine platforms. * Supporting current production by interfacing with assembly operations and working with our manufacturing supply base to provide validated design solutions in resolving known issues. * Contribute to varying stages of the new product development process including; requirements capture, specification, FMEA, design, development testing, validation and certification depending on the individuals` skills sets. SKILLS/EXPERIENCE: Be able to read structural design drawings Be able to collaborate with injection moulding tooling suppliers Understand geometric tolerance schemes Be familiar with fabrication tooling - Weld fixtures, pressings, forming processes Issue tracking and resolution NPI Skills Competent in non-metallic design (CAD surfacing skills), familiar with injection moulding, roto-moulding, thermo-forming & blow moulding processes. Expected to be competent in mechanism design, ROPS design, light fabrication. Be able to hold design reviews with cross functional teams - Operations, purchasing, manufacturing engineers, quality department. Be able to run self-managed design projects Be familiar with project planning terminology, logic and updates EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE: Bachelor`s Degree (or equivalent) in an accredited Engineering, Computer Science, or Materials Science curriculum. Master`s Degree (or equivalent) - preferred. Strong analytical skills. To apply for this position please contact Rachel Meacham.

Contract / Desford, Leicestershire

NPI Lead

Exciting new opportunity for a New Product Introduction Lead to work for a world-class manufacturing company based in Peterborough. As NPI Lead you will support the transfer of production out of one facility and into another. Key Responsibilities may include, but are not limited to: Supporting cross functional and department peers to deliver core programme milestones Own and execute tasks and sub-project to ensure they meet the customer and strategic requirement Working to remove roadblocks and anticipate potential scenarios in order to mitigate risk and maintain project pace in order to meet project timelines Influence peers and seniors to ensure project priorities are clearly understood and have commitment Build relationships with NPI Programme leads, other departments and key customer contacts; become a trusted source of information Creating and maintaining a variety of project tracking mechanisms Chair meetings and prepare and present materials to internal audiences. Identify trends and areas of focus for continuous improvement Required Skills and Experience: Proven track record of demonstrating initiative and working with diverse groups to reach consensus. Clear and concise communication, inclusive of good listening, analytical and organisational skills Risk management capability Team player with excellent people skills Ability to listen to others, manage conflict, and move issues forward Strong analytical and problem solving skills. Experience of working on technical product or processes. Demonstrated ability to work on multiple projects and issues concurrently. College or university degree (or equivalent experience within Product Team, Sales, Engineering, Purchasing, Marketing or similar roles) Must be willing and able to undertake business travel up to 50% of the time, predominately to the USA and China. This is a 12-month contract offering negotiable rates of pay based in Peterborough offering international travel opportunities. Interested in the above role? Apply today! Please contact Kate Stevens or Sarah Gilbert at Jonathan Lee Recruitment to discuss further.

Contract / Peterborough, Cambridgeshire

Validation Engineer - Diesel Engines

Job title: Validation Engineer - Diesel Engines Salary Range: Up to £36.00 per hour LTD Location: Peterborough Industry: Off highway A Validation Development Engineer has become available for one of the world's leading manufacturers of off-highway machinery and diesel and natural gas engines. The Mechanical Systems team, have a vacancy for an engineer to support the validation of new and updated diesel engines for industrial applications. The role requires the engineer to be able to create validation programmes, defining engine build & instrumentation requirements, and plan/monitor test activities. This will include working with test and development engineers to ensure that the program is managed at all stages, activities are delivered to plan, and results are reliable. The work involves working in a fast moving development environment with the ability to analyse technical situations and make sound technical recommendations based on this analysis. To apply for this position you should have some of the following: Experience of Diesel Engine Development Ability to troubleshoot build and test issues, and work with component owners and engine test engineers to complete validation test signoff. Engineering degree qualified preferred but not essential. Experience of validation planning and use of FMEAs. Proven project management experience related to Diesel Engine development. Working knowledge of Microsoft Office. Please contact James Tilley for details.

Contract / Peterborough, Cambridgeshire

Calibration Technician

Calibration Technician Cranfield Automotive We are seeking a Calibration Technician to give technical and organisational leadership to Calibration activity ensuring accurate and reliable data acquisition for test groups. This company based in Cranfield requires a Calibration Technician with demonstrable experience in testing associated with development and manufacture of vehicles for a new contract role. As a Calibration Technician, you will be required to: Provide technical leadership for technical area Lead long term strategic improvements Ensure required calibrated equipment is calibrated internally or through external calibration houses Write reports Training and development of staff Assist with facility management inclusive of maintenance, facility calibration, risk assessment and training. Liaise with test groups to ensure measurement set up provides accurate data acquisition Management of calibration database (Excel based) and advise on potential new systems Track spend of department and give clear financial reporting Support section management to maintain Health & Safety, improve efficiency, and capture knowledge Give advice and support on Calibration activity improvements Create reports and feedback data to Engineering/Supervisor groups The Calibration Technician should have the following skills or experience: Demonstrable experience in testing associated with development and manufacture of vehicles. Test & Measurement experience Instrumentation experience Understanding of electrical and mechanical gauges Metrology expertise Understanding of ISO9001 / ISO17025 Good inter-personal skills for co-ordinating activities with internal / external customers / suppliers Quality conscious with keen attention to detail Flexible to support periods of off-site working. Ability to provide a technical lead for the development of staff within the section. Recognised Qualification or apprenticeship HNC or above preferable Good Computer IT skills: Excel (Database management & producing graphs) Word (Report writing) PowerPoint (Presentations) Outlook If you have any questions about the Calibration Technician 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 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 Business.

Contract / Cranfield

Senior Technician - 3001

Job title: Science Technician Salary Range: £17.00 p/h consolidated rate Location: Reading Industry: Scientific A Science Technician is required with knowledge of chemistry techniques including HLPC and LC-MS working for a leading scientific and technical solutions provider based in Reading. As Science Technician you will perform analytical chemistry techniques including High-performance liquid chromatography and liquid chromatography-mass spectrometry. Skills Required: Accurate Good Attention to Detail Dextrous with good time management and good communication skills Experience Required: Experience in chromatography techniques & general lab equipment such as balances, pipettes, pH meter Education Required: Science background Degree / HND This is a 6 month contract based in Reading and offering a consolidated rate of £17.00 p/h. Interested in the above role? Please contact Kate Stevens or Sarah Gilbert at Jonathan Lee Recruitment

Contract / Reading, Berkshire

Pilot Plant Process Development Technician

Pilot Plant Process Development Technician Food Manufacturing - East London Long term contract Our customer is a well-known and respected brand in the food manufacturing industry. Working within the Research & Technology department, the purpose of the role is to assist the Pilot Plant Manager and the Research & Technology team to conduct experimental work and development trials for the technical and commercial development of new processes and technology. Duties of the Pilot Plant Process Development Technician role: Participate in the planning and implementation of pilot plant activities in order to provide experimental data and test results. Support process development trials as necessary to transfer new or improved processes from the bench scale to pilot plant scale. Prepare and set up pilot plant equipment to facilitate planned trials which may include routine maintenance duties and mechanical repairs. Ensure safe preparation and operation of equipment in consideration of new product and process development. Maintain required documentation - environmental records, permit to work and maintenance records etc. Manage stocks of critical parts of equipment for the pilot plant. Required skills and experience: Pilot Plant Process Development Technician Good practical skills for plant set-up and operation. Good basic maintenance skills for plant assembly and repairs. Plant operation experience and pilot plant operation. Knowledge of process engineering design. A familiarity of Health & Safety systems of work. Applications: We are immediately sourcing suitable candidates for this role. If you are interested please apply with your CV and covering letter, along with confirmation of your current notice period and salary 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 Business.

Contract / Silvertown

Commodity Leader Jet Turbine Engines

Job Title: Commodity Leader - Fans & Compressor Commodities x1 (6057BR) Job Title: Commodity Leader - Turbine Commodities x1 (6059BR) Derby Permanent or Contract (Rates to be discussed) Salary (Negotiable) Outline Two opportunities have arisen for Lead or Commodity Engineers focussing on Fan & Compressor commodities and Turbine commodities (components) to work for our cleint in a World-Famous Aerospace Propulsion OEM based in Derby. Candidates must have a knowledge of change management and aerospace quality management standards and procedures. Candidates must be eligible to work in th UK at the time of applying and must meet the minimum requirements to apply for Security Clearance (at least 5 traceable years in the UK and in posession of an EEC Area passport/Citizenship) PURPOSE OF THE ROLE To ensure product integrity for Installation commodities of an Aero engine by suitable deployments of various methods of manufacture in realising the original design intent of the product, interfacing with the commodity owners in design engineering organization of our cleint's customers. This also involves in proving out the manufacturing capability readiness to the required levels by validating Manufacturing systems, its related processes and capability indices in relation to product design and its performance with strict adherence to the required quality, Cost and delivery PRINCIPAL RESPONSIBILITIES / ACCOUNTABILITIES - Implementation of robust manufacturing systems and methods for producing world class Installation commodities. - To address and achieve stringent confirmation of all features and dimensions as per mandated in the original design intent - To study and factor various aspects of adjoining parts and its relation to the main part/product in subject during production/assembly. - Formulating and evaluating manufacturing strategies both in-house and external supply chain through robust Gated frame work like Integrated Product and production Readiness (IPPR), Product and Production Acceptance Planning (PPAP) - Ability to influence Installation commodities strategies through capability acquisition, sourcing decisions with sound technical knowledge in manufacturing. - Conduct and validate relevant Manufacturing capability assessment and Technical Oversight of special processes through Fixed Process Approval (FPA) and Fixed Process Documentation (FPD) - Design and approve method of manufacture of Installation commodities in achieving maximised Right First Time and eventually progress towards "Zero Defects". - Oversee process capability indices by employing various SPC techniques and sustenance through transformational predictive analytics. - To successfully devise and implementable PFMEA and control plans in alignment to an existing or new DFMEA ensuring Design for Manufacture proactively - To successfully demonstrate and deliberate both technical and business concerns with all levels of management with both our client and internal & Customers. - Should successfully bring in diverse groups together to resolve technical issues/problems and perform root cause analysis in the evaluation of solutions to address Non-conformance, Lead time/Takt time issues and safety of product & manufacturing environment. - Should author/approve various Gold standard documents and standard operating procedures as part of quality management system. - Successfully mentor and train peers and sub ordinates as part of capability building. COMPETENCIES & SKILLS - Expert knowledge on various Gas turbine manufacturing processes including specials process required to produce Installation commodities. - Hands on experience with new product introduction, process validation and quality improvement. - Good understanding of inspection processes and quality control procedures with Practical knowledge of source or method change and classified parts control with assessment capabilities. - Hands on experience in working alongside the Design department within concurrent engineering frame work. - Ability to work in a team and to connect effectively with external and internal stakeholders globally. - Fully conversant in reading and understanding Engineering & Manufacturing Drawings - Sound knowledge interpreting the GD&T (standards ASME Y 14.5, JES 161) - Sound knowledge in measurements system analysis (MSA) - Expert in devising PFMEA and control plans ensuring successful implementation of Design for Manufacture. - Hands on experience in using all types of measuring & testing equipment, both contact - non-contact, analogue & digital - Able to support root cause analysis and implementation of problem solving techniques like 8D - Working knowledge and experience of using QC tools and SPC analysis - Hands on experience of working in CFTs to propose and implement manufacturing enhancements. - Working knowledge on concessions, containment procedures and traceability techniques - Sound knowledge and experience of working on FAIR, APQP, PPAP - Awareness of aerospace requirements (AS9100, various ISO) PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES - Customer Focus - Problem Solving Ability - Good Communication in English (oral & written) - Team Player - Self-Motivated & a Self-Starter EDUCATION & QUALIFICATIONS Graduate in a Mechanical Degree/Diploma or equivalent work experience Should have background on Quality Management Systems IT SYSTEMS & SOTWARE SKILLS MS Office tools: MS Excel, MS Word, MS PowerPoint, MS Project. Analysis tools: Minitab CAD tools: UG/NX Product Lifecycle Management: Teamcenter ADDITIONAL NON-MANDATORY SKILLS Good understanding digital manufacturing suite and various virtual simulations platforms DESIRED PROFILE Willing to travel to the Customer site & Service providers as required Proactive approach to work in a fast paced environment If you are looking for your next opportunity in Aerospace Engines, please apply now, or send your CV to Tim.Parkes@jonlee.co.uk or call 01384 446145 an ask for Tim Parkes for an informal and confidenial chat. 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 Business.

Contract / Derby

Senior Mechanical Engineer

Senior Mechanical Engineer Contract & Permanent Edinburgh Aerospace & Defence A Senior Mechanical Engineer is required to join the Mechanical design team within a market leading, innovative engineering solutions company that specialise in safety critical and high technology environments. The Senior Mechanical Engineer will have technical expertise in the mechanical design and development of space or aerospace electronic products. The Senior Mechanical Engineer - Key Responsibilities Perform 'hands on' mechanical design and development using 3D CAD software, including 'first-pass' structural analysis to determine if a design is fit for purpose. Adhere to standards for mechanical engineering best practice. Deliver innovative, optimised engineering solutions. Deliver design solutions against requirements, within budget and timescales. Technical Skills and Experience required for The Senior Mechanical Engineer Hold a minimum 2.1 degree in Mechanical related discipline. Mechanical engineering detailed design experience from a defence or aerospace background including engineering design, numerical calculations and tolerance studies. Familiar with engineering software such as Creo and ANSYS. Strong problem-solving skills and experience of solving problems in a design and development context. This is an excellent opportunity mechanical engineering specialist to develop your career and work in a highly technical environment. In return for your experience, this Edinburgh based company will offer you: Cutting edge technical projects. Early finish on a Friday. Competitive rate / salary and benefits package. **Security Clearance will be required for this role and therefore only applications from candidates able to obtain this will be considered If you feel you meet the requirements for the role of the Senior Mechanical Engineer, please contact Tom Duckett at Jonathan Lee Recruitment. 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 Business.

Contract / Midlothian

Project Engineering Lead

Project Engineering Lead - Contract & Permanent Edinburgh - Aerospace & Defence A Project Engineering Lead or Technical Programme Manager is required to join the team within a market leading, innovative engineering solutions company that specialise in safety critical and high technology environments. The Project Engineering Lead will lead the engineering activities on their projects that are primarily military products and equipment. The Project Engineering Lead - Key Responsibilities Lead Engineering activities of a multi-discipline engineering team. Deliver Engineering Solutions on time to cost and performance. Own and manage design compliance against requirements. Provide Engineering Support to Operations. Management of Engineering Risk and Opportunity. Define and implement Cost reduction opportunities. Define and maintain engineering estimates, plans and schedules. Support project manager with monthly status / progress reports. Provide primary interface and support to Sales and Marketing Team. Conduct off-site support to trials activities. Technical Skills and Experience required for The Project Engineering Lead Hons Degree in an Engineering Discipline or related Aerospace/Engineering subjects. Well-rounded engineering experiences in all phases of the lifecycle across several projects. Knowledge of Programmes and preferably in several engineering domains. Prior experience in a Team Leader or Principal Engineer Role. Experience of customer/ supplier relations and working within Project teams (IPT's) Good interpersonal skills and able to communicate well with engineering team. Able to lead, encourage and share experience and knowledge with all other engineers. Able to liaise with Operations, Procurement, QA and Programme Management. Able to communicate and with Customer and multiple suppliers. Able to influence and drive change within the team. A broad experience of Design experience, preferably in products for military applications. Experience of the application & management of a design lifecycle. Experience in negotiating and writing requirements specifications. Experience in communicating directly with customers both internal and external. **Security Clearance will be required for this role and therefore only applications from candidates able to obtain or already hold this will be considered** If you feel you meet the requirements for the role of the Project Engineering Lead, please contact Peter Heap at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on my direct line 01384446102 or email suitable CV's

Contract / Edinburgh, Scotland

Project Engineering Lead/ Technical Program Manager

Project Engineering Lead - Contract & Permanent Edinburgh - Aerospace & Defence A Project Engineering Lead or Technical Programme Manager is required to join the team within a market leading, innovative engineering solutions company that specialise in safety critical and high technology environments. The Project Engineering Lead will lead the engineering activities on their projects that are primarily military products and equipment. The Project Engineering Lead - Key Responsibilities Lead Engineering activities of a multi-discipline engineering team. Deliver Engineering Solutions on time to cost and performance. Own and manage design compliance against requirements. Provide Engineering Support to Operations. Management of Engineering Risk and Opportunity. Define and implement Cost reduction opportunities. Define and maintain engineering estimates, plans and schedules. Support project manager with monthly status / progress reports. Provide primary interface and support to Sales and Marketing Team. Conduct off-site support to trials activities. Technical Skills and Experience required for The Project Engineering Lead Hons Degree in an Engineering Discipline or related Aerospace/Engineering subjects. Well-rounded engineering experiences in all phases of the lifecycle across several projects. Knowledge of Programmes and preferably in several engineering domains. Prior experience in a Team Leader or Principal Engineer Role. Experience of customer/ supplier relations and working within Project teams (IPT's) Good interpersonal skills and able to communicate well with engineering team. Able to lead, encourage and share experience and knowledge with all other engineers. Able to liaise with Operations, Procurement, QA and Programme Management. Able to communicate and with Customer and multiple suppliers. Able to influence and drive change within the team. A broad experience of Design experience, preferably in products for military applications. Experience of the application & management of a design lifecycle. Experience in negotiating and writing requirements specifications. Experience in communicating directly with customers both internal and external. **Security Clearance will be required for this role and therefore only applications from candidates able to obtain or already hold this will be considered** If you feel you meet the requirements for the role of the Project Engineering Lead, please contact Peter Heap at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on my direct line 01384446102 or email suitable CV's to peter.heap@jonlee.co.uk 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 Business.

Contract / Edinburgh

Site Reliability Engineer

Site Reliability Engineer London Contract We are currently recruiting a number of Site Reliability Engineers at varying levels for a global engineering services provider that supply IT, Engineering and Project Management expertise into a vast range of industries. This position is providing Site Reliability Engineering services to a Point of Sale team that are responsible for technology and IT systems support for an industry leading retail client. The successful applicant will be responsible for crafting solutions to enhance product delivery by creating architecture and leading distributed computer platforms and application services. Responsibilities Work closely with cross-functional teams to identify the issue, design and implement the proper solution and work with the engineering team to properly test and deploy changes. Guiding applications through the software delivery lifecycle. Deploying code from development into production Writing programs using a high-level programming language such as Java or Python Development of functional requirements and technical specifications. Required Qualifications and experience Excellent communication skills, preference will be given to candidate that speak an additional European language. Passion for eliminating repetitive manual processes using automation Demonstrable experience using a high-level programming language such as Java or Python. Experienced user of Databases & SQL A good understanding of Linux Operating Systems Understanding of networking protocols and components DNS, TCP/IP and Load Balancing. Interviews for the Site Reliability Engineer will commence as soon as possible. If you are interested in the Site Reliability Engineer positions, please contact Tom Duckett at Jonathan Lee Recruitment. 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 Business.

Contract / London

Manufacturing Technician

Job Title - Manufacturing Technician (Shift) Hourly rate equivalent to £27, 500 + shift allowance Location - Clitheroe Industry - Battery Manufacturer This is an opportunity to join a global science and chemicals company, as a Manufacturing Technician. You will be involved with the manufacture of battery materials to power electric vehicles - with the push on electric vehicles, this is a very exciting time to join the company. As Manufacturing Engineer you will be required to be flexible towards working shifts as the plant runs 24/7, and the specific shift will depend upon the business needs. As Manufacturing Technician, you will be: * accountable for compliance with plant standards * working to the required plant procedures and supporting their auditing and updating (e.g. SOPs) * using the various controlling and reporting systems * supporting Production Plan requirements to meet orders on time and in full * entering all raw materials and finished product into appropriate stock control system (e.g. SAP) In addition to the above you will: * have an awareness of all legislative and non-legislative EHS systems in compliance (COSHH, PTW, LOTO, Risk Assessment, etc.) * experience of working as part of a multi-disciplinary team involved in the control, operation and maintenance of a chemical manufacturing site. * possess the enthusiasm and initiative to work under pressure and in a team ensuring deadlines are met with minimal supervision. If you would like to know more about this role, please contact Sarah Gilbert or Kate Stevens at Jonathan Lee Recruitment

Contract / Clitheroe, Lancashire
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