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Automation & Robotics

engineering and manufacturing recruitment experts, since 1978

automation & robotics  recruitment

The first for clients and candidates, Jonathan Lee Recruitment’s automation and robotics division provides clients with a unique level of expertise in contract, interim and permanent recruitment.  For over 40 years we have provided solutions across three dedicated areas: Product Development, Manufacturing and Commercial over the complete product lifecycle supporting industries that include:

Special Purpose Machines – Automated Warehousing and Logistics - 
Robotics – Research and Development

With a surge in manufacturing output and revolutionary developments within the industry, automated solutions are key to maintaining a competitive advantage.  Working in partnership with our global client base, who range from high tech start-up businesses to leading global manufacturers of bespoke machinery, automated system integrators, end of line packaging machinery providers, automated assemblers, robotic welders and equipment dispensers, we’re committed to a culture of continuous improvement, providing clients with world-class recruitment services to keep us at the forefront of industry technological developments.

As many of our consultants are industry specialists from relevant engineering backgrounds, including automotive, electronics, mechanical, maintenance, design, quality assurance and software engineering, we pride ourselves on our in-depth understanding of the skills, experience and personal attributes required for specialist automation and robotics roles over engineering, manufacturing, technical, supply chain and commercial roles. 

EEF Advantages Partner, Made in the Midlands Patron Partner, REC accredited and industry supporter of the IMechE.  Contact Richard Heaton on 01384 446105 for more information.


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Area Sales Manager - Automation Products

We are looking to speak to experienced and high-performing Technical Sales Engineers who understand the Automation products and components market and are looking to take their career and earning potential to the next level. Our client specialise in providing linear transmission actuator products and high precision planetary gearboxes to a range of well-known, diverse and respected customers throughout the automation engineering industry. An agile and innovative company by nature, they pride themselves the ability to offer full technical support, high quality goods and a best in class standard of customer service, all coming at a sensible price to both the OEM and re-seller market. As the Midlands-based Area Sales Manager, your role and responsibilities would include: Expanding current customer base throughout the Midlands area Maintaining relationships with existing customers in the Automation industry. Selling a range of high quality and high value Linear Guides, Planetary Gearboxes, Slewing Rings, Ballscrews, Racks and Pinions, Screwjacks and more from leading manufacturers We would be interested in speaking with candidates who possess the following: Demonstrable knowledge of automation products. Knowledge and understanding of the UK transmissions market Is based in the Midlands region of the UK Full driving licence essential A track record of successful sales within the Automation/Transmissions sector or products similar to that listed A hunger to win business and significantly boost your own earning potential As the new Area Sales Manager, you can expect the following salary and benefits package: Starting salary of £30,000 - £45,000/year Excellent bonus structure (OTE opportunity to double your salary in first year) Company car and fuel allowance Access to newly furnished office facilities located in Telford area Total autonomy to manage own diary Remote working capability Significant shares in company profits The Automation and especially the transmissions market has never been more engaged across the UK as it currently is. As such, if you are interested in this opportunity as the new Area Sales Manager within the Automation & Transmissions component space, or would like more information, please get in apply or call Colin Reeves on 01384 446121.

Permanent / Sutton-In-Ashfield, Nottinghamshire

Controls Manager - Automation/Robotics - West Midlands

Position - Controls Manager Location - Coventry/Birmingham/Warwick Salary - Negotiable & flexible depending on experience and demonstrable product knowledge We have a requirement for a Controls Manager to join our team located in the heart of the West Midlands. As the Controls Manager you will be responsible for the controls department to ensure costs are controlled and project objectives are met within the agreed timescales. You will achieve effective operation and co-ordination of the Controls team and any Sub-Contractors and their activities, to ensure controls projects are adequately resourced. As part of the management team, you will also be responsible for setting the department strategy and contributing to the overall business strategy Key skills and experience required: Strong management and leadership skills with the ability to motivate and achieve results. Experience and ability to effectively plan and manage Controls engineering resource, both internal and sub-contract, for projects of varying size and scope. Experience of Industrial Controls Systems. Experience within an automation environment is essential. Ideally experience from Automotive, Aerospace, Automation or Robotics related industries, Experience of working within both office and site environments. You will have a good commercial awareness with experience of customer relationship management, budget management and timing plan control. You will be organised, methodical and have strong communication skills at all levels. You will be self-motivated and have the ability to prioritise and plan workloads and work under pressure to meet tight deadlines. You will have a flexible approach and be able to work independently and within a team. Although you will be based at our head office you will need to be flexible with regard to travel and working time since projects could take you around both the UK and overseas. Coordination and liaison with overseas sister companies will be required. Must be eligible to work in the UK. To apply for the Controls Manager vacancy please email your updated CV to Amo Rai, Senior Automation & Robotics Consultant at Jonathan Lee Recruitment

Permanent / Coventry, West Midlands

Mechanical Fitter

Position - Mechanical Fitter Location - Birmingham Salary - £18 - £20 per hour (limited company) depending on level of experience Due to business growth, we require a Mechanical Fitter for our machine build projects located on our site in Birmingham. The Mechanical Fitter must have experience of working to tight tolerances with previous experience of working in an assembly/machine build/special purpose equipment environment. Key skills required for the Mechanical Fitter vacancy: Previous experience working as a mechanical fitter. Mechanical HND/HNC/Mechanical Engineering Degree or apprentice trained mechanical engineering qualifications). Ability to work to tight tolerances and to high engineering standards. Must have a fast pace/sense of urgency in their work to meet tight deadlines and time-scales. Previous experience working on special purpose machinery, packaging machinery, CNC machinery, end of line manufacturing equipment/machinery, automation & robotics integrator/machine build companies, process equipment, conveyor/material handling equipment or automation and bespoke plant machinery sector. Must be eligible to work in the UK and be able present all documentation & qualifications during the interview process. To apply for this mechanical fitter vacancy please email your CV to Amo Rai, Senior Automaton & Robotics Consultant.

Permanent / Birmingham, West Midlands

Graduate Technical Sales Engineer

Position - Graduate Technical Sales Engineer Location - Worcester, some travel to customer sites & trade shows will be expected Salary - £20,000 - £27,000 depending on level of industrial/field experience We have exciting Graduate Technical Sales Engineer vacancies located in the Worcester area of the Midlands. We have over 30 years of industry experience delivering bespoke special purpose machinery and related automated solutions to our customers. Key skills and experience required for the Graduate Technical Sales Engineer vacancies: You should have a qualification in electrical, mechanical or mechatronic engineering or relevant industrial experience. Ideally the graduate technical sales engineer will have 1 or 2 years of experience selling technical products. Although this is not an essential requirement. You should be highly driven and motivated and be ready for a new challenge every day. You should be versatile as there will be many opportunities to learn new skills/technologies and develop existing skills. There will be a requirement to visit new customers and existing clients at their premises, at trade shows or exhibitions. Ultimately this is an amazing opportunity to work within an automation environment with skilled technical engineers, we are looking for enthusiastic, hard working individuals who can work in a team or on their own. This graduate technical sales engineer opportunity will allow you to develop your skills within the company and will open further opportunities within the business, possibly into applications, design, project engineering and controls engineering depending on your core strengths. If you feel you have the right attitude and desire to work in an automation field please email your updated CV to Amo Rai, Senior Automation & Robotics Consultant.

Permanent / Worcestershire, England

Manufacturing Engineering Manager - Machining

Manufacturing Engineering Manager Machining Environments Stafford To £57,500 + extensive package Consider yourself a recognised expert in manufacturing & machining processes who can offer significant experience of managing new products into existing manufacturing process streams? This is a key leadership role within a Technical Services organisation, the successful candidate will be responsible for supporting the Manufacturing Operation and Product Groups by managing specific technical functions, supervising Manufacturing Engineering and support functions for current manufacturing processes, new process justification and implementation, machines, equipment, tooling, work standards, NC programming, gage planning and technical troubleshooting to provide the most efficient and economical manufacturing and assembly of quality products. Leading a team of manufacturing engineers using computer aided design to provide work instructions and NC and robotic programs to the machining manufacturing operations team, you will also oversee facility layout, area allocations and related regulatory compliance. Other core responsibilities for this Manufacturing Engineering Manager post will include; Ensuring optimum use of equipment and space in support of changing production requirements. Coordinating release dates and availability of machines, equipment and material schedules to satisfy demand. Directly working with other teams and suppliers, requires that the successful candidate demonstrates skill in negotiation, building consensus and achieving compromise to agree project deliverables and milestones. Representing their function in key forums such as Design Reviews. Evaluating and promoting new manufacturing processes. Establishing standards and working with other teams to resolve problems related to process, tooling & equipment. Working jointly with marketing, engineering and customer services areas on concurrent product and process designs to ensure products and processes are of robust design and support economical production. Providing project management support for major systems and equipment installations. Managing new product introduction programs including coordination of product design, component processing and financial management to assure customer expectations are met whilst achieving functional and cost targets. Adhering to established standards, policies and practices relating to quality, cost reduction, safety, ergonomics and affirmative action. Identifying & implementing training, development and motivation for a staff capable of completing objectives and implementing cost reduction projects, ensuring concurrent product and process design and meeting the requirements of the manufacturing process. Key desires for this manufacturing Engineering Manager role will include; An Engineering, Technical or Science degree or relevant proven technical experience is essential. Extensive experience of engine component machining and manufacturing processes gained whilst working for an Engine Manufacturer or similar company. Excellent Analytical skills, able to interpret complex technical date and make recommendations. Previous experience using 3D modelling tools (Vis Mockup). Previous experience using project & programme management systems. A self-starter with strong technical leadership skills. Ability to communicate technical information effective. If keen to learn more please don't hesitate to contact Grant Nisbet for more details.

Permanent / Stafford, Staffordshire

In-House Service Engineer

Position- In-House Service Engineer Location - Bedfordshire, Hertfordshire, Buckinghamshire Salary - £28000 - £32,000 depending on skills and experience We have an In-House Service Engineer vacancy located at our site around the Bedfordshire/Hertfordshire area. You will provide remote support for customers and engineers using CNC Machine Tools predominantly Punch and Press Brake. The In-House Service Engineer will diagnose and solve electronic, hydraulic and software faults with CNC punches and press brakes over the telephone and remote diagnostics: Your duties will include: Spare part clarification Manage and plan service activities in the field Support with retrofits and machine upgrades Communication with internal and external customers regarding dates, missions and follow up of problems and issues that have occurred Documentation of service activities The ideal candidate: Experience with servicing CNC sheet metal working machine tools (not just maintenance) Preferably CNC Punch and Press Brake knowledge / experience / qualifications Ideally have an electrical / electronics qualification or to have completed an apprenticeship in electromechanical engineering Experienced in bus systems e.g. ASI, Profibus, ProfiNet, CAN preferred not essential Experienced in servo drives - Bosch and Siemens Capable of working to close mechanical tolerances The holder of a full clean UK driving license What you can expect: A competitive salary dependent upon relevant experience Healthcare & Pension scheme Holidays (increased with length of service) 39 hour week with paid overtime To apply for this In-House Service Engineer vacancy please email an update CV to Amo Rai, Senior Automation & Robotics Consultant

Permanent / Bedfordshire, England

Purchasing Assistant

Purchasing Assistant - Manufacturing - £18k to £22k per annum A Purchasing Assistant is required to join a technical automation manufacturing company based in the Worcester area. Ideally we would prefer candidates with some Purchasing and Expediting experience but we will consider graduates with relevant degree's/qualifications. Purchasing Assistant your responsibilities will include; Reporting to the Purchasing Supervisor. Assist in sourcing materials for projects, obtaining prices and lead times in line with Project timescales. Place orders with nominated Suppliers. Expedite purchase orders on a daily basis to ensure that materials arrive on time for all projects. Report any late deliveries to the Purchasing Supervisor on a daily basis and assist in the resultant corrective measures. If you are interested in this exciting new opportunity please click on the link to apply

Permanent / Worcester, Worcestershire

Hardware Electronics Design Engineer

Hardware Electronics Design Engineer - Manchester - Permanent - Attractive A Hardware Electronics Design Engineer is required within a Safety Critical Control Systems Technology Company. The successful Hardware Electronics Design Engineer will join a specialised team in this sector and will report to the Engineering Manager and Technical Director. The Hardware Electronics Design Engineer will be responsible for electronics circuit design, including analogue, digital and mixed signal designs, PCB design, system design and implementation, test equipment design, test and validation to meet Operational needs. The Hardware Electronics Design Engineer will be primarily focused on providing technical solutions to electronic obsolescence challenges alongside implementation of both new design and third party designed products into systems through the New Product Introduction (NPI) process. Requirements for the Hardware Electronics Design Engineer A Degree in a relevant subject (Electrical or Electronic Engineering). Responsible for electronics design and schematics capturing Detailed electrical circuit design Define electrical and test requirements To provide hardware solutions to production, manufacturing and repair problems To undertake design changes to replace obsolete To carry out component and system type testing (including EMC testing where appropriate) Prepare and submit technical reports and documentation Support qualification of obsolescent parts to products To support the process of appropriate design reviews of Technical reports To undertake technical investigations, recommending actions and producing reports To ensure documents conform to customer and regulatory procedures To attend customer meetings where necessary To provide technical support to the design and development of new equipment Provide support to the Test Department when required Person Profile and Skill Set for the Hardware Electronics Design Engineer Experience in both Digital and Analogue design Circuit simulation and computer-aided design tools (CAD) Design proving and type testing associated with high reliability products Familiarisation with defence standards and design of products to meet harsh environments Knowledge of basic project management principles and strong problem-solving skills Experienced in the use of the Microsoft suite of products Experience in both designing and maintaining Electrical /Electronic products Self-motivated and committed to meeting deadlines and other defined goals Ability to communicate easily with others, both internally and externally If you feel you meet the requirements for the role of the Hardware Electronics Design Engineer then apply directly or contact Peter Heap at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on either 01384 446102 or email suitable MS Word Format CV's

Permanent / Manchester, Greater Manchester

Mechanical Engineer

A Mechanical Design Engineer is required to join a leading manufacturing and development company specialising in photonics technology for the aerospace and defence sectors. The successful candidate will be joining to design and develop optical mechanical products. Responsibilities of the Mechanical Design Engineer will include the following: Opto-Mechanical design from initial concept to production release of acousto-optic packages, precision optical components and systems for use within in Industrial, Aerospace and Defence sectors. Generate conceptual design, layout, prototyping, bill of materials, mechanical and optical Manage and implement design changes on existing products within the Business Quality system and NPI process. Customer and supplier management. The Mechanical Design Engineer should have the following skills or experience: 3D design, modelling and 2D drawing creation (SolidWorks or equivalent, utilising a data vault) Experience or knowledge of glass machining and polishing, thin film coating, machining of metals, painting, powder coating, plating and conversion coating Experience of working within an agile NPI environment Degree qualification in Mechanical engineering. This is an excellent opportunity for anyone with a mechanical knowledge of optical systems to develop your career. In return for your experience, this Somerset based company will offer you: A competitive base rate salary. The opportunity to work a variety of interesting projects. Flexible benefits package. Interviews for the Mechanical Design Engineer will commence with immediate effect with a view to starting as soon as possible. For further information on the Mechanical Design Engineer position please contact Tom Duckett at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384 446163.

Permanent / Somerset, England

Electrical Design Engineer

An Electrical Design Engineer is required to join an established and growing company with a strong reputation in the coatings and treatments sector. The successful candidate will be joining to assist in the development of machines and machinery accessories to the highest standards, transitioning new designs in to manufacturing teams and on to customer sites. Responsibilities of the Electrical Design Engineer will include the following: Producing electrical designs and working with the engineering department including mechanical, automation and R&D to improve existing products and the development of new machines. Prototype development including detailed design through to final validation. Ensuring all designs meet electrical safety requirements and standards. Assisting other departments including R & D, Service & Support and Manufacturing throughout the development and production processes . The Electrical Design Engineer should have the following skills or experience: Considerable experience in an electrical design role. Strong Solidworks or Electrical design software skills. Development experience including all aspects of supplier sourcing, prototyping, design validation and mass production release. BOM creation and management. Experience in machine design and development. Knowledge of PLC / PAC software development. Creating / participating in FMEAs. Bachelor's degree in Electrical Design. This is an excellent opportunity for anyone with knowledge of electrical machinery design to develop your career. In return for your experience, this Oxfordshire based company will offer you: Salary up to £50,000 per annum Annual bonus scheme Health plan The opportunity to work on exciting cutting-edge technology projects Interviews for the Electrical Design Engineer will commence with immediate effect with a view to starting as soon as possible. For further information on the electrical design Engineer position please contact Tom Duckett at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384 446163.

Permanent / Didcot, Oxfordshire

Automation Engineer

Automation Engineer Competitive Salary Cork, Ireland A Leading Automation Organisation in Ireland who specialise in the Pharmaceutical industry are looking for an Automation Engineer. An Automation Engineer is required with knowledge of Siemens and Rockwell programming. Candidates with experience of the Food and Beverage, Water and Waste, Pharmaceutical and Discreet Manufacturing would be well received. Due to expansion this company, a description based in Cork requires a knowledgeable Automation Engineer with configuration experience for a new permanent role. As an Automation Engineer you will be required to: - Programme and configure all software for client bespoke projects within the industrial setting. - Testing and commissioning of automated products, to high specifications whilst ensuring machine safety and following Health and Safety regulations. - Designing and testing documents to certify validation as well as providing detailed reporting. The Automation Engineer should have the following skills or experience: - Previously experience within the automation industry as well as Engineering degree or time-served qualification. - Competent within reporting and documentation along with excellent communication skills and customer orientated mindset - Self-motivated attitude with the ability to work to tight deadlines and project manage when required. This is an excellent opportunity for anyone with knowledge of programming and configuring systems to develop your career. In return for your experience, this Cork-based Automation company will offer you: - Competitive Salary as well as Pension and Holiday Entitlement - Opportunities to grow and develop within this career. Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon. If you have knowledge of PLC and HMI/SCADA Systems and you want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the Automation Engineer role, please contact Mary O'Brien at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384 446 168.

Permanent / Cork, Republic of Ireland

Site/Project Manager

Site/Project Manager Location: Wolverhampton Industry/ Sector: Automation/Automotive Assembly Lines A Site/Project Manager is required with knowledge and expertise of automated assembly lines and robotic systems. Candidates with experience of the automotive industry within Powertrain would be well received. My client has established a strong reputation in the global automotive marketplace. The successful candidate will manage the key Assembly projects of the business and work closely with the customer to ensure project success and maintain the company's strong reputation. As a Site/Project Manager you will be required to: Ensure that received enquiries are within the capabilities of the company. Issue of RFQ's to specialist companies and the subsequent review of received quotations for suitability. Preparation of technical quotations and cost estimates for changes or enhancements to machinery/equipment and to liaise with Engineering Departments for technical suitability. Contract review activities. Release of received orders into the Engineering and Project Departments of the company. Preparation of Project Technical Specifications. Preparation of Project Timing plans in Microsoft Projects or Excel. Budget control and reporting to company Senior Management. Chairmanship of frequent Project Meetings and attendance at company progress meetings. Supervision of the assembled installation team and close liaison with the Commissioning Engineer. Collation and issue of CE certification in accordance with the Machinery Directives. The Site/Project Manager should have the following skills or experience: Excellent project management skills Good understanding of mechanical and pneumatic systems, ideally in an automotive assembly Knowledge of special purpose design with a knowledge of the latest standards. Deadline driven and able to work to immovable deadlines. Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon. If you have excellent knowledge of project management and Powertrain special purpose machinery and you want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the Site/Project Manager role, please contact Ed Smith at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384 446133 or email .

Permanent / Wolverhampton, West Midlands

Customer Services Administrator

Aerospace and Aviation - Permanent - Competitive Salary - West London A Customer Services Administrator is required to join an Aerospace and Aviation organisation on a Permanent basis and the Customer Services Administrator will report to the Customer Services Team Leader. The Customer Services Administrator will be responsible for providing a high quality and responsive customer service and administrative support to external and internal customers within the business. The Customer Services Administrator will give support to customers primarily via telephone dealing with inbound and outbound calls, and often complex in nature. Customer Services Administrator - Key Responsibilities Administration of customer repairs both in our repair facility and subcontracted. Quoting and pricing of repairs or sale of other goods and services. Completing approved certificates, despatch and invoice. Sourcing and raising of purchase orders in accordance with purchasing handbook. Customer delivery forecasts, reports and general enquiries. Liaising with the production areas to achieve targets. Assist with import / export requirements and support stores. Work as part of a team, act in a professional manner, and convey a positive and constructive approach. May be required to visit customers on a face to face business with field sales manager(s) Skills and Requirements for the Customer Services Administrator PC literate - Microsoft word, excel, databases and Strong administrative skills Ability to deal with high volume and complex customer queries Previous customer service experience preferably in a technical environment Import/export procedures (desirable) Experience of working in the aviation industry (desirable) Driving licence Good written and oral communication skills at all levels Good time management and Good numeracy skills Self-motivated and a Team player Flexible approach and Able to handle pressure well Methodical/Logical and Process and results driven Able to undertake travel and overnight stays if required Must be required to work additional hours at busy times Due to nature of business security clearance will be required **Security Clearance will be required for this role due to the nature of the Industry** If you feel you meet the requirements for the role of the Customer Services Administrator then apply directly or contact Peter Heap at Jonathan Lee Recruitment. Either Direct Line 01384 446102 or Email suitable MS Word CV's

Permanent / West London, London

Research Engineer - Vehicle Technology 34605

Lead engineer is required to run V2X Government projects such as UKCITE and UK Autodrive. To lead the technology development across members of the consortium's and internally. Oversee the scope, specifications, Technology Development, test procedures, commission and carry out bench, track and road trials to the full consortium members test requirements. To run demonstrations and carry out interviews to the press where needed. Then provide a full report of findings to the consortium which will include lessons learnt etc. Finally, to exploit technology from these consortium's with the aim to create patents and new ideas to use in their future cars. Experience required: Masters degree in the relevant subject such as communications protocols, design engineering, HMI. PhD would be beneficial. Full understand of 802.11p(DSRC) ITS-G5/C-V2X 3GPPv14+ (Uu/PC5)/LTE 3GPP(3G/4G) and 5G communication protocols. mmWAVE would be advantageous. Preferred skills: Prince2, Electronic Engineering, Cohda, Commsignia, dSpace environments. Antenna knowledge (Ham radio background) would be beneficial. Has project management experience on research projects. Has the ability to deliver technical projects within an ad-hoc environment (this is due to having so many consortium members with different ways of working). Understand Infotainment, CAN (CAM/DENM messages). Able to develop connected vehicle solutions in a high usage environment conforming to C2C/5GAA consortium and legislation requirements. Ultimately to optimise V2V performance vs driver expectations and update management/business on progress. Experience on merging V2X data on an autonomous vehicle would be beneficial. Experience of working on V2X (Vehicle-to-Vehicle, Vehicle-to-Infrastructure, Vehicle-to-Networks, Vehicle-to-Phone etc.) communications features, Advanced Driver Assistance Features (ADAS), live traffic systems, Functional safety, cyber-security, User Experience/HMI would be beneficial.

Contract / Warwickshire, England

Power Electronics Engineer - High Speed Motors

We are currently seeking an experienced Power Electronics Engineer, with good knowledge of Electrical Motors and who has preferably worked in the Automotive Industry. The position will focus on the Design, Build and Testing of Power Electronic Systems for High Speed Automotive Motor Applications. You will: Generate designs based in Technical Specifications. Design and Simulate Power Electronics, Gate Drive and Control Circuits including physical layout. Provide Technical Liaison for customers worldwide. Participate in and lead the creation of functional specifications, DVP, FMEA and Test Procedures. Manage Projects. Skills and Experience Degree in relevant discipline. Extensive experience of Power Electronics Design Experience in Motor Drive Design would be advantageous including inverters, dc-dc converters, high speed motors. Experience of working for an Automotive Tier 1 or OEM would be useful. PCB Circuit Design and optimisation. This is an exciting opportunity to work in a vibrant and forward thinking company, working on cutting edge technology. Salary is commensurate and there are some excellent benefits including share options. If you fit the bill, please apply as soon as possible.

Permanent / Warwickshire, England

Sales Project and Quality Manager

Sales Project and Quality Manager Location: Basingstoke A Sales Project and Quality Manager is required with knowledge of business development and technical support. Candidates with experience of customer relationship management and account management would be well received. We are looking for an extremely motivated, highly energised individual, who can identify growth opportunities and demonstrate tenacity and drive in delivering objectives. This commercial role is a customer facing role, establishing new relationships and growing the existing customer base. As a Sales Project and Quality Manager you will be required to: Gain new business through effective project management and the negotiation of acceptable price structures. The identification of new business opportunities and the acquisition of new business Effective communication with customers, global sales team members and other stakeholders to successfully promote the company image To support and satisfy customer requirements To enable customers to successfully incorporate the company's technologies in new applications by the successful Project Management of associated detail Maintain existing business through enhanced customer relationship management To maintain customer satisfaction with the company's products by resolving customer technical problems with existing and new applications Responsible for development and achievement of an agreed Sales target and goal Support the achievement of company targets by proactive involvement in company improvement initiatives Regular travel locally and abroad for business purposes The Sales Project and Quality Manager should have the following skills or experience: Mechanical Engineering Degree or equivalent Experience in Automotive Project Management skills Excellent communicator and negotiator CRM aptitude Ability to read CAD and computer interfacing Air conditioning experience would be beneficial but not essential. Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon. If you have knowledge of business development and account management and you want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the above role, please contact Ed Smith at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384 446133 or .

Permanent / Basingstoke, Hampshire

Senior Category Manager

Senior Category Manager Location: Northampton Industry: Product and Supplier Management We are now recruiting for a driven and motivated Senior Category Manager, who will develop a category business plan aligned to the overall strategy enabling targeted profitable growth. This will also align with customer acquisitions, ROI and in addition to effective supplier management through the delivery of the best in class offer for their customers. Working for a large successful international company within the electrical components industry this is fantastic opportunity to manage a range of products and make a real difference. The role has global responsibility requiring influence across many cultures and languages. As a Senior Category Manager, you will be required to: Deliver the best in class category offer across your portfolio. Ensure leadership of the product category performance is carried out professionally and successfully. Deliver agreed KPI's for Sales revenue, Product Margin, Optimum inventory availability, value and health, digital product and supplier performance targets, NPI volume/value, product range growth by supplier and product segment and strategic supplier network share growth. Work closely with Purchasing to ensure they are buying the right parts at the most advantageous commercial terms and providing optimal availability of the range. Maximise product availability and ensure focus is also on excess inventory and product provision. Work with Product Marketing to establish effectively targeted campaigns and Pricing to ensure specific resale initiatives are optimised. The Senior Category Manager should have the following skills or experience: Successful track record in product/category management or related functional discipline Team leadership experience and people management skill set Business planning and execution capability across a product category Successful supplier relationship management Strong commercial acumen and broad communication skills Marketing, purchasing and inventory control knowledge Operational problem solver and good process management capability People leadership and management experience The role will require the job holder to travel extensively and work effectively whilst away from their regular office location. If you have knowledge of product management and you want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the Commercial Category Manager role, please contact Ed Smith at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384 446133 or email .

Permanent / Northampton, Northamptonshire

Design Engineer

Design Engineer Location: Warwick Industry/ Sector: Measurement Systems A new Design Engineer is required within an established and growing company. The new candidate will be joining a strong, highly motivated and successful team, who will play a critical role in the progression of the business. We are looking for an extremely motivated candidate, a highly enthusiastic individual who is passionate about their work and can develop and grow within the role. My client is an innovator in low volume, high performance solutions for torque measurement, power transmission and test bed systems. As a Design Engineer you will be required to: performing initial sizing calculations researching whether the design will work and be cost-effective assessing the usability, environmental impact and safety of a design using computer-aided design (CAD) and computer-assisted engineering (CAE) software to create viable solutions conducting and documenting formal design reviews producing detailed manufacturing drawings and B.O.M. creating the inspection and test schedule The Design Engineer should have the following skills or experience: * a creative flair and design ability * strong visual and spatial awareness * excellent attention to detail with ability to spot potential errors * strong maths and IT skills * problem solver, self-starter and multi-tasker * strong written and oral communication, with good interpersonal manner * commercial awareness * proven time management and procedural abilities Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon. If you have knowledge of engineering and design capabilities and you want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the Design Engineer role, please contact Ed Smith at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384 446133 or email .

Permanent / Northampton, Northamptonshire

Senior Electrical Design Engineer/Technical Manager

Position - Senior Electrical Design Engineer/Technical Manager Location - Leeds Salary - £40,000 - £50,000 depending on level of technical knowledge and experience Sector - Electronics, Electrical Engineering, R&D/Technology We have an exciting opportunity for a Senior Electrical Design Engineer/Technical Manager within our business located in the Yorkshire area (Leeds area). The purpose of this role: You become the Product Technical Expert for our designs moving forward. You will become the senior member of engineering staff within the team, with overall technical responsibility for electronic product lines, providing technical knowledge and expertise to support design and production activities. As technical expert you become the brand's lead engineer for the design and development of niche market, auxiliary power management and control systems, taking products from conception through prototyping, testing and to production, and providing technical support and continuous improvement thereafter. Key accountability: You will work closely with in-house Software Engineers to deliver complete, saleable programmable logic control systems, which are configured for individual applications/sales using bespoke software. The primary engineering focus for the role will be the design of electrical product hardware/micro-controllers, including complex circuit schematics and PCBs. Oversee development of related mechanical enclosures/features. Provide fault diagnosis and resolution for often complex product electrical issues in a time-pressured environment. Provide expertise in vehicle CANBus interrogation and integration -with/CAN interfacing product development. Overseeing of product testing and certifications. The management of product developments with generation of related time plans to ensure products are delivered on schedule. Production of detailed technical documents. Work off-site, potentially at short notice when situations require it. Key experience and skills required: Role would be requiring of a candidate holding a degree in Electronics Engineering or equivalent, related subjects. Previous experience of electronic/electrical systems is essential. Excellent skills in the design development of electronic embedded systems, ideally with experience in control and power products. Excellence in the development of multi-layer PCBs and complex schematics using CAD. Proven track record in delivering new products and in resolving technical issues whilst working to often time-pressured customer requirements and project deadlines. High competence in low-level embedded software (LINUX, C/C++) with ability to produce and test bespoke firmware. Additional working experience with high-level software and Android platforms would be beneficial. Industry experience of working with communications and connected technologies. Knowledge of telematics & driver behaviour systems would be desirable. Strong problem solving skills. For more information or to apply for this Senior Electrical Design Engineer/Technical Manager vacancy please email your up to date CV to Amo Rai, Senior Automation & Robotics Consultant.

Permanent / Leeds, West Yorkshire

Senior Electronics Control Systems Engineer

Senior Electronics Control Systems Engineer - Uttoxeter - £ 40-50k DOE + Excellent benefits A Senior Electronics and Control Systems Engineer is required for a world class, family-owned technology business that designs and manufactures a range of earth-moving machines. As part of a hands-on and passionate engineering team, you will play a key role in rapid-prototype automation research programmes. The work will include remote control, teleoperation, machine assist and high levels of machine automation. As Senior Electronics Control System Engineer - you will be required to Create and develop new prototype automation control software using Model-Based Design and/or manual coding. Capture and generate requirements documents in parallel with software developments. Evaluate and integrate your own software solutions to run on a variety of different ECU hardware. Work closely to support and guide other people within the team and group. As Senior Electronics Control Systems Engineer- you will have A degree level qualification in electronic / software engineering. Practical hands on experience in either Automotive and/or Off Highway industries. Practical hands on experience with vehicle electrics and ECU hardware. Proficient in using Mathworks Software Tools for Embedded Code Generation. Knowledge and experience of vehicle automation applications using ROS (Robotic Operating System) on Embedded Linux hardware platforms. Experienced with using LiDAR, Camera, Ultrasonics, Infra-Red and RADAR sensors to include data fusion for autonomous applications Experience in C programming, Simulink and CAD is highly desirable and the appreciation of Functional Safety standards. What you will get: An excellent salary and benefits package, whilst working on highly-rewarding projects. Training, support and career advancement. Suitably qualified and experienced Control Systems Engineers should apply today by contacting Paul Robson at Jonathan Lee Recruitment or by emailing their CV and covering letter .

Permanent / Uttoxeter, Staffordshire
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