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Jonathan Lee Recruitment's Aviation division offers clients an unrivalled level of expertise in contract, interim and permanent recruitment for airports, aviation services (rotary and fixed wing), aircraft (civil, commercial and defence), the airline industry (commercial and civil) and fleet operators across disciplines including:

Aviation Flight Safety – Ground Staff - Airport Staff - Airport Security – MRO – Airworthiness  

As many of our highly-experienced aviation consultants come from relevant sector backgrounds including civil aviation, aerospace and defence, we pride ourselves on our in-depth understanding of the skills, experience and positive attributes required across roles at all levels (blue and white collar). With clients ranging from prestigious global aviation industry brands through to SMEs supporting a range of aftermarket services we identify and attract the best talent to meet the demands of your business.

Affiliated to RAeS. Midlands Aerospace Alliance, WEAF and NWAA. Industry supporter to the IMechE and REC accredited.

Contact Neil Cayley for more information. 


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Senior Avionics Technician

Senior Avionics Technician - Middlesex - Attractive - Permanent A Senior Avionics Technician is required to repair and overhaul a wide range of Avionic Communications, Navigation, Instruments, and FDR units to component level based in the Middlesex area. The Senior Avionics Technician will be responsible for working with Electronic technologies ranging from analogue components to complex electronics, with the ability to repair RF circuits and will control the maintenance of aircraft components ensuring technical airworthiness requirements are met and manage all aspects of the service department. The Senior Avionics Technician will also manage the maintenance, repair and servicing of ground support equipment. The intention of this role is to progress the individual in becoming an Avionics Technical Manager in the future take sole responsibility for the workshop. Senior Avionics Technician - Key Responsibilities Precise mechanical work and electronics repair The control of maintenance of LRU's and aircraft components Maintenance of technical data contained in the Manufacturers component maintenance manuals Adhere to the relevant technical documents and procedures. Maintenance of equipment used in the repair and servicing of LRU's and aircraft components Responsibility for the calibration of equipment and test apparatus Perform tooling/equipment equivalence assessments Adhere to the company quality procedures to meet regulatory requirements Avionics spare parts inventory management including the ordering of replacement parts Technical Lead Responsibilities (Upon Promotion) Assist with the recruitment of technical staff Ensure compliance with procedures and standards for workshop Ensure technical competence of personnel Establishing training programs as applicable Communication with management team members Maintaining & Building customer relations with established customers Provide technical assistance and addressing customer complaints Submit repair evaluations and quotations to customers Skills Required for Senior Avionics Technician Experience in the Aviation industry as a qualified electronics and avionics technician Education or Certificate of Technology (instrumentation/electronics) Has an adequate understanding of Part 145 aviation maintenance requirements Soldering - Understand and apply knowledge of temperature, solder flow and finish ESD - Understand and apply knowledge of electrostatic damage, grounding techniques and testing Tools - Demonstrate the appropriate use of trade tools, technical hand tools and test equipment Computer - computer data entry knowledge and skills Attention to detail: Numerical, alphabetical **Security Clearance may be required for this role due to the nature of the Industry** If you feel you meet the requirements for the role of the Senior Avionics Technician, then apply directly or contact Peter Heap at Jonathan Lee Recruitment. Either Direct Line 01384 446102 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 Recruitment are those of an Employment Agency.

Permanent / Hayes

Stress and FEA Mechanical Engineer

Stress & FEA Mechanical Engineer - Permanent West Midlands - Defence and Aerospace - Very Attractive A Stress & FEA Mechanical Engineer is required to join the team for a for a Global Defence and Aerospace manufacturing company . The Stress & FEA Mechanical Engineer will work within the area of stress and mechanical analysis. The Stress & FEA Mechanical Engineer will be working on complex products and components, providing mechanical hand calculations, reports, and approval of components. The Stress & FEA Mechanical Engineer will have a good knowledge of manufacturing processes on the strength of mechanical components and products. The Stress & FEA Mechanical Engineer role will be extremely varied so someone who is able to work under pressure and adhere to timescales. Key Expertise and Qualifications Required for the Stress & FEA Mechanical Engineer Degree qualified or equivalent in Mechanical Engineering or similar related subject Able to demonstrate an analytical, problem solving approach to your work Self-motivated and able to work as part of a multi-disciplinary team Knowledge of materials, their mechanical, static and fatigue properties is essential Knowledge of actuation/hydraulic systems & complex mechanical moving parts is desirable Understanding of manufacturing processes on the strength of mechanical components Knowledge of complex moving parts manufacturing techniques and their influence on stress Determine fatigue life of components using classical calculations and computer simulations Produce reports to a standard sufficient for issue to civil & military air worthiness authorities Perform hand stress calculations using standard methods and data sheets Produce Finite Element Analysis of components and systems using software Knowledge of fatigue analysis methods Good experience in hand calculations is essential Knowledge of Mathcad, ANSYS is desirable If you feel you meet the requirements for the role of the Stress & FEA Mechanical Engineer, then apply directly or contact Peter Heap at Jonathan Lee Recruitment. Either Direct Line 01384 446102 or Email suitable MS Word 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 Recruitment are those of an Employment Agency.

Permanent / West Midlands

Project Engineer

Project Engineer - Aerospace - Permanent - Tewkesbury A Project Engineer is required with knowledge of complex systems and full project delivery. Candidates with experience of the aerospace industry would be well received. Due to continued success and global growth, a leading manufacturer of safety critical systems based in the Tewkesbury area requires a proactive and dynamic Project Engineer with full product life cycle experience for a new permanent role. As the Project Engineer you will be required to: Work across both of the company's Commercial and Military Aircraft Businesses Manage internal resources, budgets, and assets Deliver on key customer, and program objectives. Contribute to the analysis, conceptual design, development, testing and sourcing of complex control hardware used on both Military and Commercial Vehicles The Project Engineer should have the following skills or experience: Strong aerospace background with a focus upon Product Design and Development Demonstrated leadership experience, exceptional communication skills, planning and fiscal management Degree or equivalent in a relevant discipline such as Mechanical, Electrical or Aerospace Engineering Knowledge of closed loop systems and mechanical hardware designs would be advantageous but not essential Possess excellent proficiency levels required for effective project engineer-related responsibilities Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon. If you have knowledge of complex systems within the aerospace arena and you want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the Project Engineer role, please contact Neil Cayley at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384 446114. 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 Recruitment are those of an Employment Agency.

Permanent / Tewkesbury

Project Engineer

Project Engineer - Aerospace - Permanent - West Midlands A Project Engineer is required with knowledge of complex systems and full project delivery. Candidates with experience of the aerospace industry would be well received. Due to continued success and global growth, a leading manufacturer of safety critical systems based in the West Midlands area requires a proactive and dynamic Project Engineer with full product life cycle experience for a new permanent role. As the Project Engineer you will be required to: Work across both of the company's Commercial and Military Aircraft Businesses Manage internal resources, budgets, and assets Deliver on key customer, and program objectives. Contribute to the analysis, conceptual design, development, testing and sourcing of complex control hardware used on both Military and Commercial Vehicles The Project Engineer should have the following skills or experience: Strong aerospace background with a focus upon Product Design and Development Demonstrated leadership experience, exceptional communication skills, planning and fiscal management Degree or equivalent in a relevant discipline such as Mechanical, Electrical or Aerospace Engineering Knowledge of closed loop systems and mechanical hardware designs would be advantageous but not essential Possess excellent proficiency levels required for effective project engineer-related responsibilities Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon. If you have knowledge of complex systems within the aerospace arena and you want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the Project Engineer role, please contact Neil Cayley at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384 446114. 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 Recruitment are those of an Employment Agency.

Permanent / Wolverhampton

Military Vehicle Fitter

Job title: Military Vehicle Fitter Salary Range: £17-£19 per hour Overtime paid at time ½ Hours: 37.5-hour week Monday to Friday 8:00am - 4:30pm Monday to Thursday 8:00am - 3:30pm Friday Location: Nuneaton 6 month rolling contract working for a leading defence manufacturer 3 Military Vehicle Fitters are required with knowledge of assembling, refurbishing and upgrading wheel based military vehicles across a complete fleet for the MOD. Candidates that have worked with wheel based or tracked military vehicles would be well received Due to ongoing MOD contracts this defence manufacturer based in Coventry requires 3 experienced, dynamic, leading Military Vehicle Fitters to undergo a 6-month contract role. As a Military Vehicle Fitter you will be required to: 90% mechanical fitting, assembling and upgrading the external and internal part of the vehicle. Visually inspect parts prior to fitting. Reading mechanical engineering drawings. Following manufacturing instructions and fitting from KIT form Removing base vehicle equipment, grinding and sanding internal surfaces of vehicle using hand held tools Mechanically Fitting, integrating new parts/equipment to military vehicles. Bench Work, Drilling, tapping and lifting using overhead cranes Working part of a small team assembling a range of parts to a tight time-scale to be passed onto production line Understands the requirements for inventory holding and produce a number of "best in class" visual displays which focus on quality, cost and delivery metric Work on standardising all reference vehicles in line with project milestones The Military Vehicle Fitter should have the following skills or experience: Be able to Obtain and pass baseline security clearance Previous proven track record in the fitting of military vehicles Primarily a mechanical fitting background Basic electrical knowledge Understanding of design, engineering and manufacturing challenges of working with Military vehicles Must have at least 3 years previous history in a similar role A formal mechanical or electrical qualification ideally a minimum of level 3 Apprentice/indentured apprentice served desirable This is an excellent opportunity for anyone with knowledge of mechanical fitting on military vehicles within a workshop manufacturing business. In return for your experience, this Nuneaton manufacturer will offer you: 6 month rolling contract position £17 - £19 per hour 37.5-hour per week Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon. If you have knowledge of Mechanically fitting military vehicles, please apply now. If you have any questions about the Military Vehicle fitter role, please contact Matt Johnson at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384 446116 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 / Nuneaton
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