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General engineering & manufacturing

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general engineering & manufacturing recruitment

The first choice for clients and candidates, Jonathan Lee Recruitment’s general engineering and manufacturing division provides clients with a unique level of expertise in contract, interim and permanent recruitment.

For over 40 years we have delivered solutions across all types of engineering, technical, supply chain and commercial disciplines in industries.  Working in partnership with our clients, who range from prestigious global blue-chip engineering companies through to SMEs, we identify and attract the best talent available.

Our professionalism and integrity mean that we take the time to listen to your requirements and provide only the best people for your roles across various engineering sectors including: Automation & Robotics, Metals Industry, Power Generation and Medical Device.

As many of our engineering consultants are specialists from relevant backgrounds, including automotive, aerospace, defence, electronics and manufacturing sectors, we pride ourselves on our in-depth understanding of the skills, experience and personal attributes required for general engineering and manufacturing roles.

Make UK Advantages Partner, industry supporter to the IMechE, REC accredited and member of the Confederation of British Metal Forming.

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Business Development Manager

Due to continued growth this international metal component manufacturer is seeking a Business Development Manager. Salary: Circa £50,000 to £55,000 plus benefits Suitable for: Business Development Manager, Sales Manager, Technical Sales Manager, Sales Engineer, Account Manager Reporting in to the Sales Director you will be responsible for building key client relationships and sales project management. Key Responsibilities Responsible for new business acquisition from existing/new customers and industry sectors in line with the business growth strategy. Work as part of the global sales team to leverage global customer opportunities. Accountable for supporting and developing business strategies to support revenue and margin growth, through business win and innovation, in line with our strategic plans. Responsible for the full product life cycle, enquiry/quote, order, NPI Launch, SOP, annual price negotiations and escalation. Background and Experience Minimum 5 years sales experience managing large OEM accounts in a relevant sector General Engineering or Automotive Demonstrable track record of delivering high value contracts with major clients An accomplished negotiator on large OEM contracts across multiple sectors A strong technical aptitude and background in manufacturing, ideally with metal components and assemblies Currently working as a Business Development Manager, Account Manager or Sales Manager for a large engineering business This role offers an outstanding career development opportunity and the chance to join a well respected international manufacturing business. Please apply as soon as possible to be considered for this exciting Business Development Manager role. 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 / Worcestershire

Quality Manager

Job title: Quality Manager Salary Range: £50,000 to £55,000 Location: Worcester A Quality Manager is required with knowledge of Quality Management Systems and auditing. Candidates with experience of metal pressings or BIW would be well received. This pressings company, based in Worcester requires a proactive Quality Manager with strong problem solving skills for a new permanent role. As a Quality Manager you will be required to: Efficiently and effectively manage, lead and assume responsibility for Quality KPI’s, ensuring customer satisfaction at all times Monitor and advise on the performance of the quality management system, produce data and report on performance, measuring against set standards Ensuring that manufacturing or production processes meet international and national standards Ensure that the product is fit for purpose, is consistent and meets both external and internal requirements. This includes legal compliance and customer expectations Manage the creation, evaluation and improvement of Manufacturing Work Instructions Effectively manage and maintain material testing activities Ensure all jobs have appropriate work instructions, gauges, tools etc. prior to processing to minimise disruption and reduce quality risks Manage Quality Concern/8D investigations and Corrective actions Lead strategy initiatives to improve quality and reduce costs Manage, control and development of Material testing activities Ensure all new products are managed and implemented with robust processes to meet Customer demands Manage the Company’s APQP activity Scrap reduction; Internal scrap & Customer returns Cost of Quality; Reduction of rework activities Allocating and managing staff resources according to the ever changing needs of the organisation Timely provision of support to production to minimise disruption and downtime People Management such as Performance Management, Coaching & Mentoring etc. To advocate the organisation in a positive and professional manner at all times Management of supplier quality performance and input into supplier approvals. The Quality Manager should have the following skills or experience: Experience in quality management systems Experience in quality system audits Body in White (BIW) Engineering or pressing experience Experience within an IATF16949/AS9100 environment Knowledge and experience of creating APQP, SPC, FMEA, PPAP and Control Plans Understanding of Customer Product Quality expectations Ability to drive through change Proficiency in Microsoft Office Ability to read engineering drawings This is an excellent opportunity for anyone with previous Quality Management experience, within a similar environment to develop your career. Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon. If you have knowledge of IATF 16949 and AS 9100 and you want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the Quality Manager role, please contact Georgia Silk at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384 446 147. 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 / Worcestershire

Senior Staff Accountant

Job Title: Senior Staff Accountant Salary: £45,000 to £55,000 plus benefits (bonus, pension & share scheme) Location: Peterborough, Cambridgeshire Flexible working arrangements will be considered for this role, in-line with the needs of the business. A Senior Staff Accountant opportunity has become available for a global OEM. From day one, you're set up to thrive: helpful training, relatable mentors, global experience, competitive salary package, work-life balance and the growth opportunities you expect with a Fortune 100 company. The successful candidate will join an Investment Analysis team and be required to perform forward looking investment appraisal on a variety of projects related to New Product Introduction (NPI), Product sourcing and manufacturing footprint decisions. Whilst this opportunity sits within a Finance function, a key component of this role will be effective business partnering with Product Managers and other stakeholders from the wider business. Job Responsibilities and Duties: Key member of project teams working on NPI and other key business decisions Post implementation audit (PIA) completion OPACC Improvement Agenda (OIA) reporting and OPACC analysis Product group profitability reporting and 5 Year planning support Candidates will have gained the following skills and experience through previous roles: Educated to a degree level or qualified by experience Professional Certification (CIMA, ACCA or equivalent) The ability to demonstrate strong customer focus, accountability and effective communication skills Must be confident presenting financial information to senior management Discounted Cash Flow (DCF) experience Experienced user of MS Excel and PowerPoint Please contact James Tilley for more details. 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 / Peterborough

Buyer

Buyer c.£26,000 per annum Manufacturing/Distribution Farnham The Role: Talented Buyer required by global leading manufacturer / distributor of fasteners and fixing products. This is an exciting opportunity to as Buyersupport and assist the Supply Chain Manager of a busy and demanding supply chain operation: You will procure the company's goods and services as necessary to the required engineering, quality and production requirements in a cost effective manner within the company's business policies and procedures. Monitor and maintain accurate and aggressive standard product costing for assigned materials and components. Ensure supplier compliance with commercial, legal, import, quality, workmanship standards and engineering change orders. Participate in the development of inventory planning and purchasing process(es) to support key material related strategies, such as outsourcing, lean supply chain, supplier managed inventories, kanban systems, JIT, vendor scheduling, etc. Responsible for the processing and resolution of all assigned MRRs, supplier corrective actions, ensuring the timely, accurate and effective coordination of all material returns and paperwork reconciliation through to resolution/completion. The Person: Experienced Buyer with c. 3 years’ procurement experience gained within a manufacturing environment. Ideally CIPS qualified or working towards. Fully proficient with Microsoft Office, particularly Excel. Good understanding and experience of SAP. Strong negotiation skills. Ability to work under pressure, able to influence internal and external stakeholders at all levels. Good analytical skills, ability to use root cause analysis and motivated by achievement. Confident communication and inter-personal skills, self-starter with a desire to drive improvements. Are you looking for a new and challenging procurement role within a global leading organisation? If so, we would like to hear from you. Please forward your latest CV to lisa.osborne@jonlee.co.uk or contact me directly on 01384 446162. 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 / Farnham

Supply Chain Manager - Maternity Cover

Supply Chain Manager Up to £48,000 FTC (Maternity Cover) Manufacturing/Distribution Farnham The Role: Supply Chain Manager is required by global leading manufacturer / distributor of fasteners and fixing products. As Supply Chain Manager you will be wholly responsible for the procurement of raw materials, components, services and processes from a broad range of vendors across the globe. You will manage the day to day running of 3 direct reports within the Purchasing Department/Production Control/Shipping/Logistics areas. Your responsibilities will include: Locate, develop and monitor sources of goods and services. Being actively involved from requisition stage through to point of sale, operating the M.R.P. system. To negotiate the best goods and services the vendors can supply and to be aware of new techniques and procedures to make in-house procedures more efficient, utilising ISO9001. To analyse purchasing history of vendors, paying particular attention to quality, delivery and price. Liaise closely with all departments to ensure smooth flow of relevant information, including Production Control, Quality, Planning, Drawing Office and Sales Office. Supplier management. Responsible for all stores and warehouse. Controlling all staff, to ensure the smooth running and control of all raw amterials, components, work in progress, and finished goods, and stock in external warehouse (DEOI). Implement a continuous training programme for all staff to create awareness of quality systems, products and services that will effect them on a day to day basis. The Person: Strong leadership experience and success within a management/supervisory role. Front to back Supply Chain experience (Planning, Purchasing, Ops) Analytical skills / Problem solving Ability to work at pace with flexibility (travel, hours, changing demands) Proactive approach CIPS (Level 4 min.) This is a fantastic opportunity for a talented Supply Chain Manager to work on a fixed term contract basis. Should you be looking to secure a senior supply chain role, please forward your latest CV to lisa.osborne@jonlee.co.uk or for further information contact me directly on 01384 446162. 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 / Farnham

Plant Manager

Plant Manager Competitive salary with benefits Droitwich, Worcs An experienced Plant Manager is required for this volume manufacturing business part of larger group. To be considered for this Plant Manager position you must have significant Operations and Manufacturing management experience with a demonstrable track record of success. To complement your strong leadership, manufacturing and business expertise you will be have a driven and dynamic personality with a real eye for detail and a passion for operational excellence. In addition, you will develop a culture based on people engagement that will include Safety, Continuous Improvement and Lean Manufacturing Techniques. To be considered for this Plant Manager position you must have: Significant experience working in an Operations Management position within a fast paced, automated, heavy continuous process manufacturing environment. A thorough understanding of implementing sustainable Lean Sigma manufacturing tools and techniques, a knowledge of TPM and, in particular, 5S would be a distinct advantage. A degree in manufacturing or engineering, ideally supported with post graduate management or commercial qualifications. An in-depth understanding of Health & Safety and demonstrate a full commitment to the wellbeing and welfare of staff. An ability to lead by example, setting high standards with excellent people management skills and a tenacious approach to instilling disciplines that will deliver operational excellence and achievement of Health & Safety, Quality, Cost and Delivery standards. A broad range of manufacturing industry knowledge (steel, aggregates, ceramics) with an emphasis on automated plant, and continuous process control that will deliver consistent yield ensuring production targets and full customer satisfaction is achieved. A dynamic driven personality not prepared to accept second best and a real passion for manufacturing excellence and people development. This is an excellent opportunity to join an international business in a leadership capacity as Plant Manager that will deliver the highest levels of product quality and customer service. This high-profile role will require strong leadership and business management skills together with significant experience of delivering a winning culture that can meet and exceed customer expectations. Your CV will be forwarded to Jonathan Lee Executive Search, a leading technical and industrial consultancy. The services advertised by Jonathan Lee Executive Search are those of an Employment Agency.

Permanent / Droitwich

Regulatory Compliance Advisor

Job Title: Regulatory Compliance Advisor Location: Royston Contract length: Minimum 6 months Job Purpose The Regulatory Compliance Advisor is responsible for implementing and administering health and safety regulatory compliance programs for Battery Materials projects. Based between Poland and Royston, the Regulatory Compliance Advisor will work to support regulatory compliance for BM projects globally - working closely with the EHS & Permitting Manager and the Permitting Manager to deliver programs to project schedule; ensuring legal and JM compliance. Principal Accountabilities Develop and maintain the eLNO projects' global legal register, understands regulatory requirements and relevant government regulations. Works with local country EHS teams and various consultancies to ensure regulatory requirements are captured and complied with Supporting the Permitting Manager to record and timely accurate updates to the consents register Stays abreast of international regulations and issues Manages external and internal regulatory consultants and advisors with technical support ensuring appropriate communication and understanding between JM technical, JM engineering and regulatory consultants Lead for regulatory compliance for Polish sites, implementing measures to meet SEVESO / REACH requirements and other applicable regulatory requirements Coordinates and supports all other BM eLNO sites globally with local regulatory requirements ensuring consistent standards are met across all business units Updates BM project SharePoint to ensure all documentation relating to regulatory compliance is relevant and up to date Lead technical meetings with external regulators to determine and manage any applicable corrective and preventative measures which may need to be implemented to ensure expectations are met Obtain and manage flow of information to/from the COMAH / SEVESO advisory contractors Ensures the secure and appropriate storage and filing of regulatory documentation Supports internal teams with legal EHS compliance matters Works with the Permitting Manager to effectively deal with statutory consultees, interest groups and the general public as required If you are interested in this role, please APPLY NOW. For more information, contact Lois Weston at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384446119. 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 / Royston

Site Reliability Engineer

Site Reliability Engineer London Contract We are currently recruiting a number of Site Reliability Engineers at varying levels for a global engineering services provider that supply IT, Engineering and Project Management expertise into a vast range of industries. This position is providing Site Reliability Engineering services to a Point of Sale team that are responsible for technology and IT systems support for an industry leading retail client. The successful applicant will be responsible for crafting solutions to enhance product delivery by creating architecture and leading distributed computer platforms and application services. Responsibilities Work closely with cross-functional teams to identify the issue, design and implement the proper solution and work with the engineering team to properly test and deploy changes. Guiding applications through the software delivery lifecycle. Deploying code from development into production Writing programs using a high-level programming language such as Java or Python Development of functional requirements and technical specifications. Required Qualifications and experience Excellent communication skills, preference will be given to candidate that speak an additional European language. Passion for eliminating repetitive manual processes using automation Demonstrable experience using a high-level programming language such as Java or Python. Experienced user of Databases & SQL A good understanding of Linux Operating Systems Understanding of networking protocols and components DNS, TCP/IP and Load Balancing. Interviews for the Site Reliability Engineer will commence as soon as possible. If you are interested in the Site Reliability Engineer positions, please contact Tom Duckett at Jonathan Lee Recruitment. Your CV will be forwarded to Jonathan Lee Recruitment, a leading engineering and manufacturing recruitment consultancy established in 1978. The services advertised by Jonathan Lee Contracts are those of an Employment Business.

Contract / London

Mechanical Fitter (Pumps)

Job title: Mechanical Fitter (Pumps) Salary Range: £28,000 to £30,000 pa plus overtime and benefits Location: Leeds Maintenance, Fitter, Pumps, Service, Rebuild, Installation, Repair, Testing A Mechanical Fitter (Pumps) is required with knowledge of strip down, installation and service of pumps with manufacturing and process sectors. Candidates with experience of pumps, valves, mechanical strip down of production and process equipment, would be well received. Due to continued growth and an increase in client portfolio this company, a world class service provider description based in Leeds requires a hands-on, proactive Mechanical Fitter (Pumps) who has experience in product and equipment repair and installation within a manufacturing or process arena for this new permanent role. As a Mechanical Fitter (Pumps) you will be required to: - Rebuild, fix, install, maintain and refurbish pumps within a process and manufacturing arena. - Work on customer sites fitting, installing and testing pumps. - Deal with breakdown of pumps and pump systems involving refurbishment of bearings, seals, pressure testing, filter changing, machining and fault finding. The Mechanical Fitter (Pumps) should have the following skills or experience: - Knowledge of mechanical equipment (preferably pumps) strip down onsite and within a workshop environment. - Strong fault-finding experience with a practical hands-on approach to problem solving - Mechanical equipment and/or rotating parts installation, repair, refurbishment and maintenance through both proactive and reactive service/maintenance. This is an excellent opportunity for anyone with knowledge of mechanical strip down, repair, installation and servicing of mechanical equipment, pumps and/or rotating parts seeking to develop your career. In return for your experience, this Leeds based service provider will offer you: - £28,000 to £30,000 pa plus overtime and benefits - Excellent career development, progression within a multi-sector organisation who have a very strong and growing client portfolio. Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon. If you have knowledge of the strip-down and repair of pumps and/or mechanical pumps and equipment and you want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the Mechanical Fitter (Pumps) role, please contact Mark Bignell at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384 446167 or email mark.bignell@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 Yorkshire

Quality Manager

My client are a prestigious multi-national manufacturing and engineering business based in the Leicester area. Reporting to the Plant Manager the Quality Manager role is responsible for the control and management of all company Quality Control, improvement activities and quality engineering staff. You must have a good understanding of aerospace standards, driving change, precision engineering (machining) and strong leadership skills. Commutable from: Coventry, Leicester, Derby, Nottingham, Birmingham, Hinckley, Loughborough, Rugby, Market Harborough, Corby. Salary: to £70,000 plus benefits Suitable for: Quality Manager, Senior Quality Engineer, Head of Quality, Quality Director, Group Quality Manager Key duties are to manage the outgoing product Quality, the in-process quality and drive the company systems and procedures that assure this. The role requires a high level of competent leadership, coaching and man-management whilst able to work on initiative introducing new techniques and Continuous Improvement activities in line with the company philosophy of progress. Knowledge of metallurgy is highly advantageous. Responsibilities will include: Manage quality function ensuring that customers receive the product to the highest standard of quality possible. Implement new quality processes and systems Drive continuous improvement throughout the business Working to prevent non-conformances, customer complaints, concession and rework Help develop Quality Management System Facilitate Internal & External Audits (including AS9100 & NADCAP) as well as assessment / audit of sub-contractors and required actions. Drive continuous improvement of quality performance by establishing quality objectives that are monitored, analysed and reviewed. Please apply as soon as possible to be considered for this highly desirable Quality Manager opportunity. 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 / Leicester

Field Service Support Controller

Job Title: Technical Customer Support Location: Midlands Salary: Negotiable Dependant on Experience Overview: We are currently recruiting for a Technical Customer Support person to work across the Midlands for our client. The role will involve managing and supporting the field based Service and Support Technicians to ensure Business objectives and KPI’s are achieved in line with internal and Customer agreements. The role will also be to maintain and develop Customer accounts/relationships. Key Duties: Manage all Technicians within the area of responsibility including absence management, discipline, holidays, standby/call out rota, overtime, expense claims and stock control. (Maintain individual records for key areas). Monitor individual Technician performance against set business KPI’s and objectives. Review, authorise and submit Technician payments (overtime, standby/callout, expenses) to the Service Manager within set/agreed timescales. Hold regular one to one meetings with individual Technicians. Work along-side each Technician for at least 1 day bi-monthly (Audit). Ensure that each Technician uses their IPAD in the correct manner (i.e. submission of reports for Servicemax, etc.). Develop an effective working relationship with key internal Departments (Sales, Central Service, Technical, Applications, etc.) and external Customers to ensure any issues are communicated and resolved in a timely manner. Develop and maintain effective working relationships with key personnel with the Major Accounts and ensure the terms of the contract are carried out as stated. Liaise daily with the Service Centre to ensure all jobs are covered effectively and become aware of any issues within area of responsibility. Ensure all Technicians portray a professional image at all times in relation to their appearance and their company vehicle. Carry out site visits to ensure Service Contract obligations are completed correctly. Check the condition of Technicians’ vehicles on a regular basis and ensure that stocks are maintained adequately to allow First-Time Fix when possible. Arrange any necessary van permits when required. Complete 6 monthly inspections and calibration checks on all Technicians’ test equipment and tools in line with BSI requirements. Ensure all Technicians are trained in all company products including new and any developments or updates, and regularly check their knowledge/ability then revise each individual training manual. Provide (verbal or written) technical advice/support/guidance to Technicians, Sales managers, Central Service and Customers. Ensure TSM’s by area are carried out every 6 months without compromising the Service Support at the same time. Carry out any required Customer training (battery topping/maintenance, Health & Safety). Install, maintain, repair and upgrade systems in the area of responsibility. Work closely with Account Managers to ensure any customer issues are dealt with efficiently and promptly. Approval of warranty claims and FOC jobs. Prepare quotes for Service work/repairs as requested by Customers and/or Central Service. Process any Sales orders into the Sales office. Monitor, achieve and report on all set Business KPI’s. Ensure all Technicians have the correct PPE and are working within Health & Safety guidelines and H & S standards are adhered to at all times. Ensure all Technicians’ IPAD software is updated when necessary and appropriate training if necessary. Regularly review with Central Service and the Service Manager the Service performance within area of responsibility to resolve any issues, ways to improve Service and increase revenue. Collation, completion and checks of paperwork to ensure the correct information is reported in the correct manner and within the appropriate timeframe. Complete Service jobs as and when required. Actively promote the company products and Service and identify areas of opportunity for the Business. Desirable Experience: Knowledge of ISO 9001 requirements Experience of working closely with Service Technician and Service operations Product knowledge of industrial batteries If you are interested in applying for this role or would like more information please contact Lee Elwell on 01384 446 154 (Direct Line) or your CV will be forwarded to Jonathan Lee Recruitment, a leading engineering and manufacturing recruitment consultancy established in 1978. The services advertised by Jonathan Lee Contracts are those of an Employment Business. 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

CNC Setter/Operator

CNC Setter Operator Permanent Day shift Bridgnorth Salary – Competitive depending on experience Jonathan Lee are currently recruiting for a CNC Setter Operator for a prestigious client of ours based in Bridgnorth. This is a Permanent position with immediate starts available for the right candidate As a CNC Setter Operator, you will: Set new fixtures Set existing products on CNC machining centres, setting of tools & fixtures & making required adjustments to offsets Gauge checking Change tools, tips & reset datums to suit As a CNC Setter Operator, you will: Experience of Haas, Mazak & Matsura machining centres Experience of Fanuc and or Mazak/Mazatrol Ability to work using your own initiative Ability to train new members of the team If you are currently looking for your next role & keen to hear more about this opportunity, then please contact Kieron at Jonathan Lee to discuss in more detail. 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 / Bridgnorth

Contract Coordinator

Contracts Coordinator Location: Welshpool Industry/Sector: Manufacturing A new Contracts Coordinator is required for a well-established manufacturing organisation. We are looking for an extremely motivated candidate, who will be responsible for handling multiple projects and managing the contracts associated with these projects. This Contracts Coordinator role is suitable for candidates who are extremely methodical and accurate within their work and has previous experience of working with technical documentation and contracts. The role of Contracts Coordinator will include the following: Contact point for both client and internal departments with regards to contracts. Liaise with all stakeholders ensuring strong communication channels Acknowledge and log contract application criteria Prioritise workloads ensuring timely completion of projects Set milestones for the contract to achieve compliance and acceptance Be responsible for project plans The suitable candidate for Contract Coordinator will need to possess the following competences: Willingness to take ownership of tasks and responsibilities. Be flexible to look ahead and plan accordingly Work alongside and understand multiple departments Attention to detail Organisational skills Time management Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon. If you have knowledge of contracts and project management and you want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the Contracts Coordinator role, please contact Ed Smith at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384 446133 or email . 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 / Welshpool

Business Development Manager

Title: Business Development Manager Location: Deeside, Cheshire Salary: £Negotiable Overview: We are currently recruiting for a Business Development Manager to work for our client based at their site in Cheshire, the role will be to support the delivery of new business sales, ensuring that our client meets their sales targets ands attract new clients. Main Objectives: To make a significant contribution to the growth and success of the business by concentrating on developing the new sales pipeline To generate new business enquiries and follow up on client leads To identify key accounts and develop relationships with new clients by developing and implementing a sales account plan for each new prospect, identifying ongoing sales targets. Responsibilities & Accountabilities: Assist in leads generation and marketing campaigns Raise the company profile by attending relevant seminars, conferences, trade associations and exhibitions Development of relationships across the sector by raising your profile within the business through various networking mediums Proactively research and identify potential clients that have a requirement for companies services. Prospect for potential new clients and turn this into new business opportunities -(to include cold calling, website enquiries, trade association enquiry follow up) Identify, research and build relationships with all decision makers within the potential client’s organisation Liaise and meet with potential clients to gain a comprehensive understanding of each client’s individual requirements/issues using a variety of styles to persuade & negotiate appropriately (this role does involve travel throughout the UK to meet new customers). Maintain all customer contact information through the disciplined use of Pipedrive with an ongoing focus on continuous improvement and maintenance Uphold a deep understanding of the services provided by company and intellectual property contained within the formulation bank in order to offer the right solution to each customer To maintain an agreed account management plan and record all pipeline activities for each customer so that budgeted sales, contribution targets and customer objectives are actively monitored and achieved Working with the team, liaise/meet potential clients by growing, maintaining, and leveraging our current network. Upselling of appropriate products and services through regular contact with new and existing customers to ensure maximum sales activity & relationship management To assist management with any other related tasks to ensure the efficiency & professionalism of the sales, administration, Marketing Technical function, i.e. telephone orders/mail shots/enquires/ use of social media Adopt safe working practices in line with current Company procedures and to undertake appropriate training in Health and Safety To adopt a professional approach at all times and with confidentiality (when necessary) in a discreet manner Knowledge and Skills: Proven track record of achieving new business sales in competitive market/s Experience of technical service sales Relationship, networking & Influencing skills Previous experience within chemical sales Good financial awareness Professional and courteous manner Interpersonal & networking skills Excellent verbal and written communications skills If you are interested in applying for this role or would like more information please contact Lee Elwell on 01384 446 154 (Direct Line) or your CV will be forwarded to Jonathan Lee Recruitment, a leading engineering and manufacturing recruitment consultancy established in 1978. The services advertised by Jonathan Lee Contracts are those of an Employment Business. 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 / Deeside

Manufacturing Systems Engineer

Job Title: Manufacturing Systems Engineer Salary: £40,000 - £57,000 plus benefits Location: Peterborough, Cambridgeshire Industry: Diesel Engines Relocation: Maybe supported with this role A Manufacturing Systems Engineer opportunity has become available for one of the world’s leading manufacturers of off-highway machinery and diesel and natural gas engines You will join a Manufacturing Advanced Planning team at the Peterborough Engine facility. The key focus of the Manufacturing Advanced Planning team is to provide globally standardised manufacturing / production processes, equipment and systems, designed to enable the introduction of new products and provide best asset utilisation leveraging the capability of our clients world class production facilities. This role requires expertise in manufacturing systems (E.g. MES, PLM, ERP) and will also require experience of technical manufacturing/production engineering skills in both project and process-based environments. The successful candidate will utilise experience and knowledge gained through exposure to a range of functions and activities within a Manufacturing Engineering, Production Engineering or Process environment to play a key role in the continued success of the company, providing analytical and process expertise necessary to design, develop and implement manufacturing processes. This role represents an exciting step forward for individuals wishing to develop their project leadership skills and their career within Manufacturing Engineering. Candidates will have gained the following skills and experience through previous roles: Bachelor's degree in Manufacturing Engineering or a relevant Technical Engineering discipline (or equivalent experience) Must have previous experience as a Manufacturing / Production Engineer developing and implementing process / assembly solutions. Have knowledge and experience of using and implementing Manufacturing systems - Manufacturing Execution Systems (e.g. Oracle solutions, Simatic IT, SAP ME, Delmia Apriso) and/or Enterprise Resource Planning systems (e.g. SAP, QAD) and/or Manufacturing planning solutions (e.g. Siemens Teamcenter - Manufacturing Process Planner, Process Simulate) Understanding of Product Life Cycle Management (PLM) concepts and their application in the area of product design, Bill of Materials (BoM's), Manufacturing Routings, Product/Process change control, configuration management Understanding of Lean manufacturing tools and techniques, utilising problem solving and root cause analysis tools Experience of introducing new products and/or managing significant change with proven and innovative manufacturing techniques within the manufacturing environment Please contact James Tilley for more details. 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 / Peterborough

Cost Analyst

Job title: Cost Analyst Salary Range: £25 to £35 per hour LTD Location: Hullavington, Wiltshire, UK Industry: Automotive A Cost Analyst opportunity has become available for our client, who design and manufacture state of the art products for a global market. The main purpose of the role is to analyse for Value for money (VFM) and control the cost of vender Design and Development investment. You will join a cost engineering team, closely aligned with finance, that will focus on analysing the quoted vender design and development costs. This will cover checking rates for VFM, and content with Engineering, Program and Finance. Cost Analyst key responsibilities: Work with PMT's to understand what Scope of Work has been issued to suppliers Match the above SOW with what has been quoted and check for VFM, with a emphasis on looking for opportunities to reduce cost or delay the D&D spend Where suppliers have not had a SOW, gain the SOW from the PMT and work with procurement to update the suppliers D&D quote based on that SOW Work with engineers and suppliers to create detailed specifications, and identify D&D Cost Reduction opportunities - and ensure they are adopted and benefits realised Check quoted rate against the agreed rate card Align costs against budget Agree D&D Phasing of costs again program milestones Qualifications, skills and behaviours: We seek applications from individuals with a proven track-record of success within a Cost Engineering, Cost Control function. Individuals should have a broad Engineering knowledge, and preferable experience gained within the Automotive Industry. Demonstrate understanding of technical engineering relevant to the Automotive industry Strong commercial background within a High-Tech manufacturing, engineering or technology business Proficient negotiator with proven abilities in influencing people at all levels of an organisation Manufacturing and Quality knowledge with a process orientation to govern cost and supplier selection Excellent written and verbal communication skills for reporting to stakeholders at different levels Strong problem solving and analytical skills: to be able to assess problems thoroughly and drive logical conclusions Please contact James Tilley for more details Your CV will be forwarded to Jonathan Lee Recruitment, a leading engineering and manufacturing recruitment consultancy established in 1978. The services advertised by Jonathan Lee Contracts are those of an Employment Business.

Contract / Hullavington

Customer Support Engineer

Role: Customer Support Engineer, Field Based Location: Nottinghamshire, Lincoln, South Sheffield Salary: up to £33,000 , Company Car, overtime potential, medical, pension and 25 days holiday, income protection. Permanent role This leading UK based organisation is a well-known manufacturer of coding and printing technologies. They are an established company with a client base that covers over 120 countries. They are seeking a field based, Customer Support Engineer to work with their service team, technical support team and sales team to ensure the highest service level is provided to all customers. As Customer Support Engineer your role will involve carrying out field servicing, installations, repairs and preventative maintenance on the full range of company products. You will also maintain service and test records along with providing technical support to UK customers as and when required. Further duties will include, but will not be restricted to: Providing feedback to assist the company in maintaining good customer relations and improving product design. This will include raising complaints where necessary and feeding back sales opportunities Producing a monthly report in the format determined by your Regional Service Manager. Ensuring continual accuracy of data inputted in the PDA system. Attending regional service meetings. Experience, Skills and Qualifications Excellent technical ability Strong communication and interpersonal skills Professional customer care skills Ability to apply an analytical and logical approach to fault finding and problem solving. Working knowledge of electronic principles and circuit theory Understanding of microprocessor based products and software driven systems Basic understanding of fluid/hydraulic systems and/or printing technology Good understanding of customer satisfaction skills and techniques Practical knowledge of PC’s and their application in an industrial environment We are seeking candidates that have been used to working in a field based role, where you are the “company ambassadors” within your clients. We are therefore looking for candidates who have excellent professional and technical communication skills, who can work within a client to provide a first class service at all times. You will be working in client locations across a variety of sectors including food production, FMCG and Pharma, these organisations can be large multi nationals or smaller, owner managed business. This position will suit candidates who may be working in a high tech, electronic field base role, for example, medical devices, photocopying or electronics where you are providing an expert engineering service. If you feel you can add value to the position, please apply or email 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 / Nottinghamshire

Business Development Manager

Business Development Manager - Manufacturing - North UK Field Based £25,000 to £35,000 per annum + car, bonus (1st year OTE £12K) Suitable locations: Manchester, Liverpool, Leeds, Sheffield, York, Scunthorpe, Nottingham and surrounding areas. An Business Development Manager is required to join a well established supplier of precision instrumentation equipment. As the Business Development Manager you responsibilities will include; The role encompasses account-management of existing customers, but a strong emphasis on the development of sales in new and emerging market segments. Sales lead generation and qualification. Support sales team in negotiation and sales closure. Factory liaison and sales team training / support. As the Business Development Manageryou will require the following skills and experiences; Experience of precision manufacturing or high specification measuring systems is preferable. Field based sales experience. Tactical planning. Ability to work at all levels of a business. if you are interested in this exciting opportunity please click on the link to apply. 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 / Manchester

Toolmaker

Toolmaker/Toolmaker Team Leader Day shift Farnham Manufacturing Salary – Up to £40,000 per annum + target bonus + overtime Jonathan Lee are currently recruiting a Toolmaker for a Global manufacturing client of ours based in Farnham. This is a Permanent opportunity & immediate starts available for the right candidate. As a Toolmaker you will: Service all tools as required Manufacture new tooling as requested, to drawing specifications & time plans Investigate tooling running problems in production areas Maintain/repair & modify production tools Operate all standard Toolroom machinery As a Toolmaker you will: Have previous experience of working within a manufacturing environment Ability to perform all aspects of service/repair & modification to tooling Experience of manufacturing new tooling Experience of operating toolroom machinery Previous knowledge of CAD CAM software is beneficial – not essential Experience of providing technical support to production staff If you are currently looking for a new opportunity & keen to hear more about this role then please get in touch with Kieron at Jonathan Lee. 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 / Farnham

Global Planning Analyst

Global Supply Chain Analyst Salary Up to £45,000 per annum General Manufacturing/Engineering Worcester Global Supply Chain Analyst required by global leading manufacturer of engineered access solutions. A new Supply Chain role has been created - a ‘stand alone’ position this is a truly global role, responsible for the planning of multi-site operations, as part of a globally connected supply chain team. The supply chain team work across a variety of global locations in Europe, China and USA with the aim of gaining leverage of global resources and delivering customer proven solutions, to reduce overall cost and cycle times. With proven expertise and a track record of working in a high volume, fast moving, global multi-site manufacturing environment. As Global Supply Chain Analyst you will have the experience of selecting all ‘make to stock’ and ‘make to order’ materials based on forecast, historical customer demand patterns, actual sales orders with the objective of meeting or exceeding customer expectations whilst maintaining optimum inventory levels on products and raw materials. You will demonstrate your expertise in Planning and Sales and Operations Planning, developing Sales and Operations Planning within an SAP driven environment. This will include; Facilitating the forecasting of anticipated demand to the company for Sales, Inventory and Operations Planning and Master Production Scheduling. The lead and authority in the organisation for global Master Planning/Scheduling optimisation and Sales & Operations Planning. Provide forecasts of anticipated demand for new products and/or new markets working with Product and Marketing Managers. Participate in Technology Transfer Projects to ensure planning models are appropriately maintained. Work cross functionally and contribute at a strategic level to drive business improvements. Participate in the Planning ode data preparation for new company locations through acquisition or new facility build. The Person: Ideally, you will hold a Degree in Engineering, Business Studies, Math, Science or relevant course. Extensive functional experience in Product Planning, Production Engineering, Sales Controlling/Analysis, Customer Service within a global, diversified industrial organisation. Knowledgeable in SIOP process, (Sales, Inventory, Operations Planning). Proven experience in ERP planning systems and development, ideally SAP. Demonstrate strong, capable analytical skills. Advanced competencies in Microsoft Excel. Proven customer focussed demand planning experience, managing volume SKU’s within a high variant product environment. Do you have the experience as outlined above? Are you looking for an exciting and demanding Senior Supply Chain Analyst role? Please contact me as soon as possible. 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 / Worcestershire
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