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The first choice for clients and candidates, Jonathan Lee Recruitment has been delivering best-in-class recruitment solutions to the engineering and manufacturing industry for over 40 years including the FMCG sector.  We provide contract and permanent recruitment solutions across three dedicated areas: product development, manufacturing and commercial within industries that include:

Food and Drink - Consumer Durables - Process Markets

Revolutionary advancements within the FMCG sector from automation to Internet of Things, 3D printers, sensors and product manufacturing devices are driving demand for a variety of complex recruitment solutions, which we are uniquely equipped to provide.

Working in partnership with our global clients, who range from prestigious global household brands to SMEs, including food manufacturers and processors, equipment providers, logistics and distribution companies, pharmaceuticals, packaging manufacturers and suppliers, we’re committed to a culture of continuous improvement, providing clients with world-class recruitment services to the FMCG industry to keep us at the forefront of industry evolution.

As many of our FMCG consultants are industry specialists from relevant engineering backgrounds we pride ourselves on our in-depth understanding of the skills, experience and personal attributes required for specialist FMCG roles.

Industry supporter to the BFFF, IMechE and REC accredited. EEF Advantages Partner.  Contact Dan Plimmer for more information.

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Head of Maintenance and Site Services (FMCG)

Head of Maintenance & Site Services - FMCG ingredients processing - Litchfield, Staffordshire - Up to £55k DOE The business is part of one of the largest food manufacturing businesses in the UK reporting record growth and profits across all business units. Due to ongoing expansion we are seeking a Head of Maintenance and Site Services to join us in our growth with a very exciting proposition for you. Initially we are looking for you to manage the installation of a new state of the art facility in Litchfield to include the creation of site maintenance practices appropriate to the equipment and site needs. Once complete you will then move into supporting the ongoing upkeep and maintenance of company production facilities. This is a fantastic opportunity to join a business with a global reputation in a capacity where you will have the autonomy to apply your skills, knowledge and ideas. You will need a solid understanding of electrical, mechanical and control systems. You will also need to demonstrate the application of modern maintenance practices such as TPM and a background of improving and developing OEE and plant reliability. As you would expect in such a position safety in all activities will be paramount and so a NEBOSH or similar recognised training in managing safety would be a real advantage. You will be responsible for the company maintenance budget along with a team of multi skilled Engineers and you would be expected to ensure that all people in scope have the tools, skills and knowledge to deliver an effective maintenance service to the business, within budget. We are very keen to speak with individuals that have a proven background of developing maintenance procedures and then implementing them through a team. Experience of installation, overseeing the process and managing external contractors would also be very appealing. We will consider multiple routes to qualification from degree to apprenticeship, you just need to be proficient in the highlighted areas. Whats in it for you? You'll receive a competitive pay package, with excellent benefits including a matched contribution pension scheme and flexible benefits to suit your needs. We also offer discounts in the nation's favourite retailers. If you're looking for a new challenge in a company that is at the forefront of innovation and product development on an international scale, we'd love to hear from you.

Permanent / Lichfield, Staffordshire

Stock Controller

A Stock Controller with experience of maintaining the integrity of warehouse inventory is required for a fast paced trade distributor based in Solihull. The role of Stock Controller will include: Conduct regular stock counts ensuring that the actual inventory is reflected in the stock control system. Ensure correct stock checking processes are adhered to and that deliveries are checked off in a timely manner. Check for damaged stock, update the stock file k and report to buying team. Be aware of all unplanned adjustments and report this to management. Process claims from suppliers. Keep up to speed with bin location labelling. Rotate stock as required and look to improve the efficiency of the stores. Report any discrepancies and try to understand the route causes to minimise recurring errors. The suitable candidate for Stock Controller will need to possess the following experience: Existing stock controller, warehouse supervisor, or team leader with accountability of maintaining the accuracy of stock inventory. Hands on attitude who enjoys working with the team Proactive thinker who strives to make improvements. MRP, ERP experience is essential If you have the required skills and experience for this role of Stock Controller and you are looking for an exciting role with a very established and successful company, then please click on the link to apply. In return we can offer a rewarding career with a good salary and benefits in an environment where you can use your initiative to make a difference.

Permanent / Solihull, West Midlands

Indirect Buyer - Senior

Job title: Senior Buyer Salary Range : c. £45,000 Location: Banbury, Oxfordshire Global FMCG manufacturer, world leader in the production of specialist food products. An Indirect Buyer is required by a global FMCG manufacturing organisation, a world leader in the production and development of specialist products, supplying major global FMCG producers. This growing organisation is on a journey of change, including culture, continuous improvement and manufacturing techniques. A fantastic opportunity for a talented indirect procurement professional who offers exceptional knowledge of indirect category spend including; technical spend, facilities management, IT, Telecoms, Marketing, Fleet, Consulting and other non-production commodities industry. Based in Oxfordshire, as Indirect Buyer you will participate in cross-functional teams and support the Regional Procurement Manger with sourcing implementation plans: - Implement sourcing strategy for all indirect categories - Manage relationships with suppliers - Develop bid packages and administer the RFP/RFQ/RFI - Operationally manage all spend - Drive continuous improvements (cost and service) of assigned sourcing categories We are seeking an Indirect Buyer who offers the following skills or experience: - Proven track record of managing high value indirect spends - Strong negotiation skills - Excellent analytical skills - Fully IT proficient - MS Office Package and SAP Are you an Indirect Buyer with knowledge of procuring indirect commodities in a fast moving manufacturing environment, are you looking to develop your career? In return for your procurement experience, this Oxfordshire based FMCG manufacturer will offer you: - Salary c.£45,000 - Bonus + Attractive Pension Scheme - Career Development Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon. If you are an indirect procurement professional looking for your next career move and you want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the Indirect Buyer role, please contact or Lisa on direct line 01384 446162

Permanent / Banbury, Oxfordshire

Process Specifications Technologist - 2318

Job Title - Process Specifications Technologist Pay rate - £15.99 per hour PAYE Industry - FMCG (Research and Development) Location - Birmingham An opportunity has arisen to work for this food manufacturer based just outside Birmingham. As Process Specifications Technologist you will build and manage the SharePoint Spec storage site. Ensuring that it has correct work flow and that it is operating in the correct way. Populate the SharePoint with Process Specs. To ensure there are Process specs available for all PQB products and masses in the latest format. You will ideally have experience of project management, Excel, Data Formatting, Work Flow Management, Excellent organizational skills, including time management and priority setting. 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

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

Order Fulfilment Manager - 2315

Job Title - Order Fulfilment Manager Pay rate - £22 per hour Industry - FMCG (Customer Services) Location - Birmingham An opportunity has arisen for an Order Fulfilment Manager to work within the Customer Services function of this international FMCG Manufacturer. Responsible for managing the entire UK Order Fulfilment process Ensuring optimal product availability to fulfil customer orders in consideration of country lead times, customer and audit / policy requirements. Accountable for decision making and key point of escalation for operational issues impacting service and cost. Provide leadership and guidance to the team to improve availability, KPIs, cost, efficiency and service as well as driving best practice across people, processes and tools, delivering improved performance while fostering the overall development of the fulfilment team members. Build strong relationships at all levels of the organization and leverages them to achieve overall business results. In addition to this, you will be managing a team of 9 direct reports. 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

Team Leader - 2316

Job Title - Team Leader (Workforce Administration Team) Pay rate - £20.00 per hour PAYE Location - Birmingham Industry - FMCG An opportunity has arisen for a Team Leader within the Workforce Administration Team. You will lead, coach and manage team members. In addition to this you will: Oversee the delivery of WFA accountabilities. Provide day-to-day guidance and direction to the Workforce Administration Team for their Area. Ensure team deliver service within SLAs and if not, then identify corrective actions to address. Analyze and improve team performance and capability. Own and manage SHARP data accuracy and working with the team around continuous improvement. Take part in service reviews with stakeholders and drives CI plan for the area and across WFA with other leads. Ensure cross ways of working are effective between WFA and other teams. Monitor and manage controls and compliance WFA are accountable for. Any additional European language skills would be a benefit (e.g. German, Hungarian, Czech, Polish, Slovak). 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

Prototype Sheet Metal Fabricator

Prototype Sheet Metal Fabricator - Leamington Spa, Warwickshire - Circa £28k DOE The business has been developing innovative products for over 200 years, its been going for so long the company holds awards given by the Victorians. Product and manufacturing innovation is still at the heart of everything the business does and this year is no exception with additional investment into the design and development of the next generation of products as well as innovating existing lines. We are now seeking a skilled fabricator to work with the product development and manufacturing teams to support the development or prototype products for development activities. You will be responsible for the generation/fabrications of production representative prototype components and appliances from sketches and drawing prepared by the site Development Engineers. The role will require for you to be skilled in the manipulation of sheet metal in various forms (stainless, mild steel, enamelling iron) into a form representative of what would be produced from pressing processes. You will need to be skilled in MIG, TIG, Arc and Gas Welding with all associated brazing etc. If you also have experience of incorporating other materials such as plastics, rubbers, wood etc this would be a great help. To summarise if you know your way around a sheet metal shop, are a skilled welder fabricator and can work to untested drawings we want to talk with you. A full benefits package is available with a competitive salary. For more information or to apply please click the apply now button to submit your CV to Phil Bloomer at Jonathan Lee Recruitment.

Permanent / Leamington Spa, Warwickshire

Product Development Engineer

Product Development Engineer - Consumer Domestic Goods - Warwickshire - £35k to £40k DOE. The business has been developing innovative products for over 200 years, its been going for so long the company holds awards given by the Victorians. Product and manufacturing innovation is still at the heart of everything the business does and this year is no exception with additional investment into the design and development of the next generation of products as well as innovating existing lines. We are looking for you to join an existing team of around 15 Design and Development Engineers who are responsible for developing new innovative features and technical improvements while working with site Industrial and Manufacturing Engineers in bringing new ideas to fruition. As a team you will be ensuring that bills of materials, spares, data files and technical documentation are in place to support manufacturing and also to support sales and marketing teams with product promotional activities. The product is what could be described as white goods which includes electrical and gas combustion so any experience in this area and of associated testing would be an advantage. A lot of the product is produced in sheet metal so this is another area we are keen to see experience. Other materials and associated manufacturing processes include plastics, rubber, foam, coatings, adhesives, electrical and gas components. We don't expect you to have experience of all of this and training will be given in some areas but candidates with broad materials experience would be very appealing. The skills you need: You will need to be trained, experienced and capable in applying FMEA, DFM and DFA and other techniques to minimise risk and optimise designs. Both 2D and 3D CAD experience are essential, Solidworks would be preferred although we will consider other 3D packages such as Pro Engineer or similar. You will ideally have a good level of appreciation for manufacturing techniques and processes allowing you to consider cost drivers. Most products and developed or re engineered on a project basis as part of a multi disciplined team so experience of working to deadlines in what can be a pressured environment would be awesome. You don't have to have a degree, just suitable training, relevant qualifications and relevant industry experience. If you like the sound of being in a larger team where ideas are shared and problems are solved together and you want to contribute to the next 200 years of success then please submit your CV by clicking the apply now button. Your CV will be submitted to Phil Bloomer at Jonathan Lee Recruitment.

Permanent / Leamington Spa, Warwickshire

R&D Scientist - 2302

Job Title - R&D ScientistPay rate - £18.79 PAYELocation - BirminghamIndustry - Research and Development FMCG An opportunity has arisen for an R&D Scientist to work for this international food manufacturer based in the Birmingham area. As R&D Scientist you will be responsible for: Manage and lead projects, defining technical plans and ensuring successful execution with adherence to agreed timelines. Keep up to date records on projects including timelines, budgets and milestones. Develop solutions to problems, ensure compliance to technical policies & procedures and deliver technical input to address business needs. and execute pilot, field and supplier trials, including data analysis, data monitoring and data correction. Visit projects running in West Africa and liaise with Country leads to ensure milestones are achieved. You will ideally be qualified to degree level or BS/MS/PhD in a crop science related subject, (Ecology, Natural/Plant/Environmental Science or Agronomy or Agricultural engineering or Equivalent). If you would like to know more about this opportunity, please contact Sarah Gilbert or Kate Stevens at Jonathan Lee Recruitment.

Contract / Birmingham, West Midlands

Case Management Global Solution Owner - 2312

Job Title - Case Management Global Solution OwnerPay rate - £75.85 per dayLocation - BirminghamIndustry - FMCG An opportunity has arisen for a Case Management Global Solution Owner to work for this FMCG manufacturer based in the Birmingham area. As Case Management Global Solution Owner, you will: * Serve as the ITS partner and primary point of contact for all ITS case management technology solutions and related technology services in support of MBS strategies, initiatives and operations. * Serve as the liaison between MBS and all other ITS teams as needed to evaluate, select, implement and support case management solutions for MBS. * Ensure MBS case management projects are completed with excellence by ITS Project Delivery (time, scope, budget, and benefits realization along with high stakeholder satisfaction). * Ensure appropriate ITS support is provided to MBS to meet agreed upon business requirements and service level agreements. There is a requirement for an experienced 'Service Now' consultant / contractor. This role will report into the Associate Director Global IT & Solutions: ITS Business Engagement Lead. This role would be accountable for the solution set, strategy and implementation planning for Service Now. Service Now experience mandatory, ideally within a shared service environment. 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

UK Advanced Quality Engineer

UK Advanced Quality Engineer Preston based with travel to other UK plants Circa £45,000 plus car 25 days holiday, Contributory Pension Scheme, flexible benefits scheme, Medical and Dental scheme and Child Care Vouchers This reputable manufacturing business has had a footprint in the UK for over 100 years. They develop and manufacture quality products that are used in homes and commercial properties. The Role: As the Advanced Quality Engineer your main purpose will be to ensure products and processes meet the company's quality, technical and health & safety standards through collection and analysis of data. To take part in, and actively promote, continuous improvement activities for line side quality. You will be expected to work primarily in the Preston Plant but have a roaming role to 2 other plants in the south. As UK Advanced Quality Engineer, you will be expected to: Work with Operational teams to ensure procedures, standards and systems are maintained, monitored and improved Directly Supervise Quality Improvers Collection of production data to feed into data driven improvement activities Investigate and resolve the causes of failure Identify and drive continuous improvement initiatives Support operations teams to ensure process, product and customer requirements are met Product, process and system auditing To provide flexibility to support the Company's manufacturing patterns Knowledge and Experience Detailed Understand of Management Systems TS16949 and ISO9001 Detailed understanding and knowledge of Quality tools & techniques such as, SPC, FMEA, trials, audits, PPAP, ISIR, 8D problem solving, Ishikawa diagrams, control plans, 5s, SMED. Hoshin, Kanban Ability to build close working relationships at all levels Previous experience of working in a Quality/CI environment Attention to detail Use of measuring equipment (Digital calipers, micrometers, CMM) Excellent time management and organisation skills Use of Microsoft Office, especially Word and Excel Reading engineering drawings Sheet metal fabrication, Aluminium casting and machining experience or qualification (desirable) Working knowledge of zero defects/lean philosophy Experience of improvement tools (FMEA, SPC) Root cause analysis tools (8D, cause and effect/Ishikawa, SEA, 5 Whys) We are looking for a positive and enthusiastic person who can demonstrate passion for quality products and processes and champions these within the team. You may be working in Automotive, an OEM or Tier manufacturer or a large general engineering and manufacturing business. If you think you have the skills and experiences then please apply or contact

Permanent / Preston, Lancashire

Demand Planner / Analyst - 2310

Job Title - Demand Planner / Analyst Pay rate - £15.99 per hour Location - Birmingham Industry - Customer Services, FMCG An opportunity has arisen for a Demand Planner / Analyst to work for this FMCG manufacturer based in the Birmingham area. As Demand Planner, you will Support the Demand Planning Team in delivering the targeted Service Levels through Root Cause Analysis and coordinating service issues resolution, providing the linkage to Supply Planning. Manage Purchase Orders to ensure replenishment of stock from co-manufactures. Running reports in SAP, BI & Excel, interpret large amounts of data and present development proposals. If you would like to know more about this opportunity please contact Sarah Gilbert or Kate Stevens at Jonathan Lee Recruitment.

Contract / Birmingham, West Midlands

Supply Chain Manager

Supply Chain Manager FMCG Norwich £43,000 to £47,000 Our client is a global leading manufacturer and distributor of hot water solutions and services operating in over 70 countries with annual sales close to 2 billion euros. They are seeking an experienced Supply Chain Manager to lead the site internal and external supply chain activities. The new SCM will take control and manage supplier performance, planning and inventory levels and associated costs. With a strong focus on stock accuracy you will help drive efficiency's throughout the supply chain ensuring material handling and health and safety guidelines are adhered to at all times. The SCM will optimise the existent ERP system whilst working on parallel internal and external projects both up and downstream ensuring the supply chain is fit for purpose The Supply Chain Manager is an integral position and is key to the overall success of the business. About you Minimum of 5 years previous management experience within Supply Chain A clear communicator who can appreciate the wider business needs and work with other business departments Educated to degree level with knowledge and comprehensive understanding of the mechanics of the supply chain together with a high competency level in IT Drive and passion to build a world class supply chain Ability to challenge existing processes and relationships in order to strengthen the business position Experience of white goods or heating systems is highly desirable If you feel you have the right experience, are passionate about supply chain, can drive change and influence other business stakeholders then please apply or send your CV PSC17

Permanent / Norwich, Norfolk

Senior Mechanical Process Engineer - IMechE

Senior Mechanical Process Engineer - Food and Pharma turnkey solutions - Birmingham base with some travel - Salary bracket £45k to £55k DOE. The business trades upon its reputation and are recognised as one of the most professional companies in its sector. Trading for over 40 years the business has a world wide presence and boasts a very impressive portfolio of delivered projects for some of the largest names in food and pharmaceutical manufacturing. As the Senior Mechanical Process Engineer (IMechE) you will be responsible for the design of process equipment based upon customer brief, the appropriate selection and delivery. You will be responsible for providing the mechanical process engineering aspect of customer capital projects within food, bio-pharmaceutical and pharmaceutical sectors. A general overview of daily and weekly duties will consist of: Conduct conceptual design studies from client's briefs and produce schemes, philosophies and deliverables for a wide range of production systems and utility requirements. Assess mechanical project requirements, determine scope of work and project tasks with the Project Manager. Oversee the budget, man-hours and staffing of mechanical engineering tasks. Generate, develop and coordinate project documentation and ensure timely release. Develop, maintain and promote relevant standards, work flowcharts and documents. Operate as Package Owner for mechanical equipment, managing suppliers and interfacing with client. Generate and supervise preparation of Data Sheets for capital process equipment. Compose and review Technical System Specifications. Arrange Material Requisitions. Generate calculations to support design concepts. Devise Procurement Tender Packages and conduct Technical Bid Analysis from tender returns and technical documentation. Produce documentation to assist the manufacturing facilities and process environments. Undertake Design Reviews, Safety Reviews and formal Presentations. Coordinate and support Factory and Site Acceptance Testing. Liaise with Clients, Contractors, Suppliers, Group Offices and External Consultants. Qualifications & Experience A Bachelor Degree or equivalent in Mechanical Engineering Preferably Chartered Engineer status (or working towards). Proven experience in mechanical process engineering and design work. Have direct project and sector exposure in pharmaceuticals, bio-pharmaceuticals or food. Preferably have experience in managing and mentoring other IMechE engineers. Proficient at interpreting and supporting generation of P&IDs, CAD models and plant layouts. Display a self-motivated and organised approach to work. Display a positive 'can do' attitude towards tasks, colleagues and multi-disciplined teams. Demonstrable ability to play a positive role in multi-discipline teams. Professional approach and demeanour. A strong ethical approach to safety, quality, environmental protection and business. Demonstrable ability to communicate effectively with clients and peers at all levels. Flexibility to travel as and when required to meet demands of clients and their projects. If you are interested in forging a career with a true market leader and a business that prides its self on capability, professionalism and understanding as well as offering a great package such as pension contributions up to nearly 10% we want to hear from you. For more information and a confidential discussion over the business and opportunity please click the apply now button to submit your CV to Phil Bloomer of Jonathan Lee Recruitment.

Permanent / Birmingham, West Midlands

Quality Assurance Manager

Quality Assurance Manager Up to £60,000 plus car, excellent pension scheme Home based, but region is East and South West This successful organisation is part of a major British Food Group. They are a world leader in the development and production of specialist feeds. The business has asked Jonathan Lee Recruitment to assist in the search for a Quality Assurance Manager for one of their regions, covering the South West and East of the UK. You will be responsible for the Quality Assurance element of the relationship between the clients Customers and the business so that they are confident in the quality and safety of the products they purchase and the service they are given. You will be working with several key stakeholders within the plants, working with them to improve quality. You will be working with Operation Management, Commercial Teams, Customer Support, Logistics and other quality professionals. Key areas of responsibility To promote the development and provision of reports and data to customers as required, and meeting with selected customers to build and maintain relationships and trust Management of internal and external customer's expectations. Ensuring operations, customer services and all commercial departments understand what is required of them in respect of Customer's Quality Experience Supporting colleagues, particularly in Operations, to ensure that actions in relation to compliance, assurance and product quality are delivered. Management of a first-class complaints handling, resolution and preventative action system We are keen to talk to food quality professionals who are keen to make the move to a Regional, Multi-Site role. Ideally you are currently working in a world class food manufacturing environment and hold all the relevant quality qualifications, including knowledge of HACCP. You will be an ambassador for the company who balances a determination to meet customer needs with what is commercially sensible You will be driven by the desire to be the best in the industry will want to see complaints investigated thoroughly and resolved effectively at speed in a way which leaves the customer in agreement with the outcome and causal factors addressed. There will be an element of travel involved with the job, so flexibility is a must. For further information on the role, please apply or contact Dan Plimmer, Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384 446174

Permanent / South West England, England

Quality Manager - 12 FTC

Quality Assurance Manager - 12 FTC FMCG Banbury, Oxfordshire £50,000 This FMCG manufacturing organisation is a world leader in the production and development of specialist products which are used by many global FMCG producers. The organisation is on a journey of change, including culture, continuous improvement and manufacturing techniques. It is a great time to be joining the business and they have asked us to help in the recruitment of an exceptional QAM on a 12month FTC It is essential that you have current experience of working in a high volume, ideally world class FMCG/Food manufacturing environment, that is using modern methods of working. Reporting to Operations Director UK, this position will have 6 direct reports and 14 indirect reports. The QAM will be responsible for the day to day quality assurance and the Quality team. This will involve managing the internal audit system, customer complaints from receipt to final close out, assist in maintaining and developing procedures and the Quality Database system. There will be a strong need to liaise with production to ensure that quality processes and systems are maintained and that adequate controls can be demonstrated as required as well as day to day management of food hygiene through the Hygiene Manager. The role has the overall responsibility for the analytical and microbiological laboratories and the Quality Customer Liaison function. The role will also involve collating monthly KPI data for feedback into Regional Quality. About you Master in Food Engineering, Master in Business, Master in Microbiology, preferably specialized in food or equal through experience Approximately 10 years of relevant work experience related to quality assurance in the food industry, with at least 2 years of managerial experience. Knowledge or specific business understanding: food safety, microbiology, HACCP, BRC Good communication skills, critical analytical and audit spirit, able to engage and convince others in changing procedures and practices A superb opportunity to join a truly global organisation and one with an excellent reputation. This is a big role for the right person on a 12month fixed term contract. If you feel you are ready for the challenge, then please apply. If you have any questions about the QAM role, please contact Scott Williams at Jonathan Lee Recruitment PSC17

Contract / Banbury, Oxfordshire

Head of Supply Chain

Head of Supply Chain Telford, Shropshire £55,000 Car, Bonus (up to 20%), Pension, Holidays Founded almost 80 years ago, the group turnover £200m per year and are the largest manufacturer of steel storage products in the United Kingdom working with many of the leading names in retail, manufacturing, transport, property, construction, local and national government and professional services. They employ more than 1,000 people and between them, their factories process more than 1,000 tonnes of steel each week They are now looking for a Head of Supply Chain to lead the Supply Chain activities across the group. Reporting to the UK Fulfilment Director, you will manage a team of four commodity managers, two buyers and one administrator over multiple plants within a SAP ERP environment developing capability and driving towards the shared company goals. The new Head of Supply Chain will help define and implement the group Supply Chain Strategy with focus on cost reduction, supply chain risk and professional procedures. You will oversee the management of key strategic defined commodities in line with QCD processes including negotiation, forecasting and research of alternative sources, value engineering and make v buy decisions. About the role Working within the UK fulfilment team to facilitate sales support, customer service and enhance P&L performance of the group business units Annual spend of £120M across raw material, components and sub-contracting for 6 UK manufacturing plants plus direct to project site material Group indirect spend of £15M (Utilities for nine UK sites, group fleet hire, MRO, capital equipment) Managing a team of four commodity managers, two buyers and one administrator over multiple plants within a SAP ERP environment Forecasting, planning and scheduling of raw material and components to support manufacturing production plans and project site installation programs Ensuring stock availability to meet customer delivery within agreed lead-times Supply chain risk monitoring and mitigation and the delivery of budgeted cost reduction plans Project pre-qualification and bid support About you Experienced Supply Chain Manager Have experience of steel based commodities Strong negotiator Good level of SAP/ERP knowledge Supply Chain Data Analysis & Excel Skills Best Practice Supply Chain Processes Ideally CIPS / MCIPS This is a fantastic opportunity to join a market leader in storage solutions. If you are looking for your next challenge and you feel you are suitable for this position, please apply

Permanent / Telford, Shropshire

R&D Technician - 2307

Job Title - R&D Technician Hourly rate - £12 per hour Location - Birmingham Industry - FMCG An opportunity has arisen to work for this international FMCG food manufacturer based in the Birmingham area. As R&D Technician, you will be responsible for: Planning and running of Pilot Plant trials registering ingredients booking trials hands-on work in the Pilot Plant collation of results send samples for microbiology testing Planning and running of Shelf-life tests preparing samples scheduling and running shelf-life tests collation of results 3 Key Skills: 1) Attention to detail 2) Trials & data analysis 3) Ability to get on with a wide range of people. Time management skills. Clear understanding of scientific rigour. Good knowledge of office applications, especially spreadsheets. You will also have experience in a HACCP and GMP environment. 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


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