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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.

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Electrical Maintenance Engineer

Electrical Maintenance Engineer - Days Birmingham Permanent Up to £30,000 per annum This is an immediate start position as an Electrical Maintenance Engineer for a company who manufacturing specialist products. It's a role based on a day shift with an early finish on a Friday working on some very old machinery. For the Electrical Maintenance Engineer role, we are looking for the following: Experience as an Electrical Maintenance Engineer who is capable and enjoys working on older machinery Appropriate engineering qualifications/education such as apprenticeship or equivalent Able to work in a small team environment mainly on reactive maintenance 17th or 18th edition wiring regulation compliant (if you have test and inspection, that would be great but not essential) This Electrical Maintenance Engineer role is working on a day shift with an early finish on a Friday and the company are offering the following: Permanent salary of up to £30,000 per annum Benefits Paid overtime If this Electrical Maintenance Engineer position is of interest, please get in touch with Gareth at Jonathan Lee Recruitment or apply now. 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 / Birmingham

Graduate Consulting Sales/Sales Engineer

Graduate Sales Engineers Permanent positions - Heathrow. Controls and Automation. Salary negotiable + benefits. We have interesting opportunities for ambitious graduates who are keen to succeed in a career within Consulting Sales. Working for this company, a world leader in Sensors, Safety, Vision, Measurement and Microscopes you will receive a comprehensive training plan giving you a strong technical understanding of all products. As the Graduate Sales Engineer, you will be required to: Find and follow up on business leads and schedule new business opportunities. Meet and demonstrate company products to Technicians, Engineers, Managers and Directors to sell effective solutions. Be a key contributor to the dynamic and close-knit sales team. Be able to work in a fast-paced environment. Manage your own territory which will be delegated to you. The Graduate Sales Engineer should have the following: Degree education. A hunger to succeed and over-achieve in a technical sales role. Must be eligible to work in the UK. Must have a full driving licence, valid in the UK. Ideally commutable to the Heathrow location. As the Graduate Sales Engineer you will receive: A good starting salary. Quarterly bonus. Company car Advanced company pension, life cover and private healthcare. Subsidised gym membership. Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon. If you are interested in working in Technical Sales following your degree and you want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the role, please contact Justin Wainwright at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01268 889267. 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 / London

Process Engineer (CNC/NC/Cutting Tools)

Process Engineer (CNC/NC/Cutting Tools) £30,000pa - £40,000pa West Midlands  Process, Engineer, Machining, Tooling, CNC, NC, Systems, Manufacturing, Coordination, Planning, Problem Solving, Improvements, Tool Change & Management A Process Engineer is required with knowledge of managing and developing processes within a machining environment looking at tooling, tool changes, tool management, CNC/NC Program definition, SMED and waste elimination to support manufacturing operations. As a Process Engineer you will be required to: Design and create tooling plans, storage, and management of cutting tools to increase tooling change, eliminate waste and improve standardisation. Implement new Process layouts for the capture, logging, coordination, and standardisation of CNC/NC programmes for machining operations. Capacity Planning and support with new and existing product range to improve quality and performance across all areas of tooling and machining programming. Manufacture Route Planning and take control of identifying issues within the tracking, monitoring, and standardising of cutting tools and machining programmes to increase performance within all manufacturing operations.  Implement process improvement initiatives to support the reduction of waste while driving efficiencies across all areas of tooling and CNC/NC programming. Education / Skills / Experience Good level of standard Education Knowledge of process engineering, machining, cutting tools, CNC/NC programming, standardisation of processes and improvement within tooling change, machine set up and CNC/NC programming. Good exposure to continuous improvement tools Kaizan, Six Sigma and 5Whys. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills This is an excellent opportunity for anyone with knowledge of process improvement, machining processes, cutting tools, tool management and standardisation and CNC/NC programs seeking to develop your career. In return for your experience, this West Midlands based company will offer you: Circa £30-40K pa plus benefits Excellent opportunity to progress your career and develop your skills Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon.  If you have knowledge of Process Engineering within a machining environment, supporting the development of tooling schedules and plans along with standardisation of CNC/NC programs for machining operations and want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the Process Team Leader role, please contact Mark Bignell at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384 446167. 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 Bromwich

Senior Systems Engineer

Job Role: System Engineer (3 positions available including Senior Systems Engineer & Principal Systems Engineer) Industry: Aerospace & Defence (Must be available to be SC Cleared) ***All candidates MUST be UK CITIZENS ONLY due to Sensitive National Security Clearance Requirements*** Jonathan Lee Recruitment is working with a key client and a global leading consultancy and service providers who lead and support award winning businesses across the planet with key and critical projects. Due to winning new business and continuous company growth, my client is looking for new talent within Systems Engineering for permanent roles. An option for contract may be considered. As the Systems Engineer, you will be based in Edinburgh, Scotland. Role Overview: We have requirements for individuals at two different levels within the Systems Engineering organisation, based on skill set and experience. Some travel may be expected in this role. Candidates should currently be employed as a Systems Engineer/ Senior Systems Engineer/ Principal Systems Engineer with experience of integration, verification, validation, certification, qualification and acceptance of complex, high-reliability systems. Ideally you should have Radio Frequency/RF/Radar or Electro-optical systems experience but candidates with experience of other aerospace/ defence applications, space, nuclear, automotive or transportation sectors will be considered. Job Responsibilities: Will vary depending on level of experience, but main responsibilities may include: Lead/ support generation of test strategy, test plans & test documentation Planning/ preparation of integration/test environment, including facilities, test equipment (custom/ COTS), tools & test/ simulation software Lead/ support system integration and test activities, working closely with hardware, software & firmware teams to achieve project milestones/ deliverables Help to identify, investigate & resolve system integration issues Lead/support verification of system & sub-system requirements Define verification methods/ tests & show traceability to systems/ sub-system requirements Support system/ sub-system Qualification testing, including generation of test reports Lead/support system acceptance test activities Participation in Test and Qualification readiness reviews Gather test evidence and prepare documentation for Certification/Qualification Provide lab-based system demonstrations to customers/ partner companies Integrate systems on flight trials aircraft and support flight trials Support platform integration with customer systems/aircraft, including in-field system software upgrades Skills, Qualifications and Experience required Systems integration and/ or test experience of complex, high-reliability systems (ideally RF/ Radar or Electro-optics systems) Experience of verification and validation (V&V) activities to achieve certification and acceptance Experience of working in multi-disciplined Engineering teams Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written Able to generate high-quality documentation (test specifications, procedures & reports) Use of GPTE (i.e. spectrum analysers, oscilloscopes, signal generators, etc) & experience of running test scripts Desirable Previous IVV experience of RF/Radar or Electro-optics systems Experience of defining verification methods and generating tests requirements/ procedures Experience of showing traceability of V&V tests to systems requirements & generating/ updating Verification Matrices (VCRMs) Previous experience of working in a Trials or field role Qualifications HND/ HNC or degree (BSc/ BEng/ MSc/ MEng) UK citizenship is mandatory to be able to clear the background checks and obtain SC clearance Current valid SC clearance would be an advantage   If you are eligible to apply and meet security requirements, please apply now or contact Paul Coates 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 / Bedfordshire

Controls Maintenance Engineer

Controls Maintenance Engineer Good permanent salary Birmingham Specialist machine build company This is a really interesting role for a Controls Maintenance Engineer to work in a company in Birmingham helping diagnose faults via PLC’s, finding out the cause and starting a log. We are looking for the following for this Controls Maintenance Engineer role: Experience working as a Controls Maintenance Engineer who can fault find via a PLC Capable of tracing the fault to find the root cause Able to work with machine operators in a consultative way to help them understand faults Happy to create a log of the fault and update the log as and when new faults arise Appropriate education in an engineering field This Controls Maintenance Engineer position is working on days and could be flexi start finish times with the company offering the following: Good permanent salary Benefits Ongoing training If this Controls Maintenance Engineer role is of interest, please apply now or get in touch with Gareth 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 / Smethwick

Mechanical Fitter (Pumps)

Mechanical Fitter (Pumps) Salary Range: £28,000 to £30,000 pa plus overtime and benefits Location: Grimsby Maintenance, Fitter, Pumps, Service, Rebuild, Installation, Repair, Testing, Pump Engineer A Mechanical Fitter (Pumps) with knowledge of strip down, installation and service of pumps with manufacturing and process sectors is require to join a world class service provider. Candidates with experience of pumps, valves, mechanical strip down of production and process equipment, would be well received. 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 Grimsby 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 Oliver Smith at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384 446104 or email oliver.smith@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 / Grimsby

Design Engineer

Design Engineer - Andover, Hampshire - Innovative Electro-Mechanical Components £25,000 to £35,000 depending on experience  Our client designs, engineers and manufactures innovative electro-mechanical components of the very highest quality for a broad range of applications to the automotive, aerospace, medical, material handling, oil and gas sectors. They provide prototyping, low volume and high volume manufacturing processes. As the Design Engineer your responsibilities will include: Working within a small cross-functional team developing electro-mechanical components for a broad range of exciting industries. Working closely with customers on a daily basis and project managing from enquiry to manufacture.  Project manage and prioritise workloads.  Design and concept work using SolidWorks.  You will work extensively with all departments within the business and will have exposure to a range of flagship customers, dealing with all characteristics of the product cycle. As the Design Engineer you will require the following skills and experiences: You will have experience of complex assemblies, welded fabrications, electro-mechanical components.  Project Management skills will be essential.  Experience of using SolidWorks. You will have engineering drawing interpretation skills, work with measurement equipment and be well organised in project reporting. Experience of manufacturing components for Aerospace/Automotive or other safety critical industries would be an advantage.   Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon.  If you are interested in this exciting Design Engineer opportunity please apply today. If you have any questions about the role, please contact Oliver Smith at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384 446104 or email oliver.smith@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 / Hampshire

Electrical maintenance Engineer

Electrical Maintenance Engineer Good permanent salary and shift allowance Bristol Specialist Manufacturing We are working 2 permanent Electrical Maintenance Engineer positions for a global manufacturer based near Bristol; you'd be working on maintenance of bespoke machinery and some installation work later on in the year. These positions are working on a double day shift pattern (Monday-Friday): We are looking for the following for the Electrical Maintenance Engineer positions: Dual skilled engineer who is proficient with electrical based systems and drawings Appropriate training/education in engineering Able to fault find with PLC's (I/O) Experience gained across hydraulic or pneumatic systems The Electrical Maintenance Engineer positions are working in an established maintenance team and on a double day shift pattern; the company are offering the following: Good permanent salary Shift allowance Excellent benefits package that includes paid overtime, bonus and profit share among others If these Electrical Maintenance Engineer roles are of interest, then apply now or give Gareth at Jonathan Lee a call. 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 / Bristol

Data Analyst

Data Analyst Contract - Umbrella/PAYE Peterborough/Home working Purchasing A Data Analyst opportunity has become available for one of the world’s leading manufacturers of off-highway machinery and diesel and natural gas engines.  As a Data Analyst you will have the ability to pull data and show the output in different formats perhaps using Power BI, Tableau. Key tasks Provide Data analysis support to the Purchasing team Consolidation and reporting of Purchasing department metrics Consolidation and reporting of material cost impact Tracking Bill of material cost movement by month Cost plan by engine platform Weekly communication of changes Spend analytics by region by site Single / Dual sourced Localised vs imported Spend for future years & category sourcing activities Warranty recovery by supplier – warranty spend vs warranty recovered Supplier financial assessments – analytics To apply, please submit a copy of your CV clearly indicating your relevant experience. Unfortunately candidates requiring visa sponsorship CANNOT be considered for this role.    They need the ability to pull the data and show the output in different formats perhaps using Power BI, Tableau to allow them to cut the data and slice it loads of different ways.   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 / Peterborough

Production Control and Logistics Analyst

Production Control and Logistics Coordinator Automotive Tier 1 manufacturer Stoke on Trent. 12-month Fixed Term Contract in the first instance Circa £25000 We are assisting this global, automotive Tier 1 in the search for an organised and methodically PC and Logistics Coordinator. Ideally you will have experience of working in the production control, logistics or supply chain function of a fast-paced manufacturing environment. You will be used to working off MRP systems and have Microsoft Excel skills to intermediate level (V-lookups) You will also have excellent administration skills, be highly organised and have the confident ability to communicate at all levels, quickly and with authority when needed. Key areas of responsibilities: Generate daily and weekly reports  as defined by Company processes. Check incoming / outgoing documents and update trackers. Manage the despatch & incoming goods process, raising pick lists and manifests to confirm load and delivery requirements for all customer collections / deliveries. Liaise daily with customer contacts to maintain effective relationships and satisfy the customer. Maintain accurate SAP data. Update / Manage customer  / supplier portals. Ensure customers / suppliers receive documentation in a timely manner. Required experience: PC & L experience preferably automotive OEM Tier 1 background Knowledge of SAP Excellent communication skills Good knowledge and strong competence in Excel. Must be able to use Word, Power point and Outlook & teams. Ability to work under pressure, paying attention to detail to accuracy, prioritising workload, and meeting deadlines. Required qualifications: Business administration qualification desirable. Good all-round level of education essential. Secondary education desirable, again in a business administration or related discipline.     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 / Stoke-on-Trent

Key Account Manager

Key Account Manager £Competitive Binley Automotive A Key Account Manager is required to lead the commercial activities for thermal management products developed and supplied to the customer/OEM(s). Candidates with an engineering knowledge of Thermal Management products would be well received. Due to increased workloads this client, an automotive thermal and energy management solutions supplier based in Binley, requires a proactive Key Account Manager to pursue opportunities for business development and new programme sourcing with their customers. As a Key Account Manager you will be required to: Ensure all Customer and internal milestones and financial commitments are met Develop and maintain relationships with key customer stakeholders in Purchasing, Programme and Engineering departments Lead quote process in conjunction with internal teams to ensure that all required financial metrics are achieved Project manage timely completion of Gate reviews with task completion from the internal cross-functional team and Customer deliverables, eAPQP Manage multi product/multi plant programmes covering total range of Thermal Management products Manage and improve profitability of program to financial targets The Key Account Manager should have the following skills or experience: Degree qualified, or equivalent, in an engineering or technological discipline Ability to understand performance requirements and engineering specifications for mechanical components and systems Ability to analyse financial summaries Knowledge of APQP desirable This is an excellent opportunity for anyone with excellent customer facing experience within the automotive industry to develop your career. In return for your experience, this Binley based company will offer you: £Competitive Pension PHC Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon. If you have experience as an Account Manager or Technical Sales and you want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the Programme and Account Manager role, please contact Paul Branton at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01268 455525. 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 / Binley

Engineering Manager

Engineering Manager Food Manufacturing  Corby- Northamptonshire  £45,000 to £50,000 plus 10% pension & 33 days holidays  ( including Bank holidays), Health Plan.  A growing food manufacturing company are looking for an experienced Engineering Manager to manage the engineering function across manufacturing facilities. You'll be responsible for maintaining machinery schedules are kept in a timely manner, to reduce production downtime. Managing a team of Engineers across shifts and managing the engineering budget. Responsibilities as Engineering Manager: Reporting into Head of Manufacturing, you'll be managing an Engineering Supervisor and five Engineers. Design implement maintain and develop total productive maintenance schedules, that operate and achieve the highest engineering standards.  Working in partnership with Production & Technical Manager to address any improvements opportunities. Ensure team are working in accordance with Health and Safety and HACCP requirements. Liaise with the Production Team Managers and advice on machine utilisation improvement opportunities. Monitor and reduce machine down time on an ongoing basis using engineering schedule outputs as way of identification of improvement areas. Lead and performance manage designated team of engineers ensuring that performance reviews and relevant training, development activities are undertaken in a professional and timely manner. Develop and maintain accurate records detailing information such as machine downtimes, reasons, and maintenance schedules. In conjunction with the facilities manager agree and control projects from start to finish including sourcing equipment controlling contractor enforcing CDM rules and updating health and safety file as the projects progress Ensure sufficient stock levels are available to complete maintenance as identified by plan. As the Engineering Manager you will have: Apprentice trained in Electrical or Mechanical Engineering Experienced of managing a team of Engineers within a FMCG or Food manufacturing environment. Strong understanding of Health & Safety & HACCP practices within a manufacturing environment.  Food Hygiene qualified with an understanding of BRC standards. A background of designing and implementing a PPM schedule.        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 / Corby

Electrical Technician

Electrical Technician Permanent position - Kent. Metals refining and processing. Salary negotiable + benefits. We have an interesting opportunity for an Electrical Technician to assist the Maintenance and Engineering team to ensure Electrical, control and Instrumentation equipment provides plant reliability. Due to an expansion of the department and an increase in projects, an Electrical Technician is required as soon as possible. As the Electrical Technician you will be required to: Work to a schedule of planned work including inspection, servicing and installation. Be a driver of continuous improvement in the key performance areas of cost reduction, process efficiency, plant reliability, as well as Health, Safety & Environment and Community (HSEC) compliance. Manage electrical engineering projects, applying recognised standards, from concept through to scoping, design, implementation, documentation & training. These may vary from low-cost continuous improvements to higher value Capex funded projects. Be a Responsible Officer and supervise contractors (including HSEC aspects) where employed for electrical tasks. Provide operational support to the Process plant (attending and resolving breakdowns, planned maintenance activities) as directed by the Electrical Supervisor. Willingness to provide ad-hoc, out-of-hours technical support in critical situations is expected. Identify improvement opportunities in plant and equipment that may provide improved reliability and ease of maintenance. Maintain a safe working environment through the correct application and diligent compliance with Safety, Health, Environment and Engineering standards. Carry out both refractory and electrical maintenance tasks to a predetermined schedule. Interactions with Electrical Maintenance Team consisting of Electrical Engineer, Supervisor, Lead Technician, Shift & Day Technicians & Apprentices. Planning Team, particularly Electrical Planner and Project Team, particularly the C&I Project Engineer. The Electrical Technician should have the following skills or experience: Fault-finding, repairing & maintaining PLCs, AC Drives, Instrumentation and LV distribution equipment in a manufacturing or process environment. Some experience of Allen Bradley PLC's would be an advantage. A background of programming PLC's and setting up variable speed drives is essential. A thorough understanding of IEE wiring regulations. HNC or equivalent in Electrical Engineering or other relevant qualification. This role has an attractive salary and benefits package for an experienced and suitably qualified Electrical Technician. Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon. If you have experience as an Electrical Technician and you want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the role, please contact Justin Wainwright at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01268 889267. 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 / Kent

Refractory Craftsperson

Refractory Craftsperson Permanent position - Kent. Metals refining and processing. Salary negotiable + benefits. We have an interesting opportunity for a Refractory Craftsperson to assist Maintenance and Engineering to deliver the optimised level of asset reliability and availability necessary to meet business expectations. This will primarily be by way of both planned and breakdown Refractory based tasks on Plant and Infrastructure across site. Due to an expansion of the department and an increase in projects, a Refractory Craftsperson is required as soon as possible. As the Refractory Craftsperson, you will be required to: Work to a schedule of planned work including inspection, servicing and installation. Identify improvement opportunities in plant and equipment that may provide improved reliability and ease of maintenance. Maintain a safe working environment through the correct application and diligent compliance with Safety, Health, Environment and Engineering standards. Carry out both refractory and mechanical maintenance tasks to a predetermined schedule. Interact with Maintenance Supervisor, Maintenance Planner and shift/day work. Maintenance Operators. The Refractory Craftsperson should have the following skills or experience: Previous experience in refractory maintenance of industrial furnaces in a hot metal or heavy manufacturing environment is essential. Strong data entry skills with knowledge of M.S Word, Excel, email and internet. This role has an attractive salary and benefits package for an experienced and suitably qualified Refractory Craftsperson. Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon. If you have experience as a Refractory Craftsperson and you want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the role, please contact Justin Wainwright at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01268 889267. 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 / Kent

Machine System Integration Engineer

Machine System Integration / Development Engineer Up to £26.00 per hour Umbrella Desford, Leicestershire (Flexible working)  Off Highway A Machine System Integration / Development Engineer opportunity has become available for one of the world’s leading manufacturers of off-highway machinery and diesel and natural gas engines. Job Duties/Responsibilities may include, but are not limited to: Validation and Calibration of Electro Hydraulic Controls. Trouble shooting hydraulic, electric, powertrain or engine issues. Instrumentation set up, Machine Testing, Data capture and analysing machine performance via Vector CANape or other tools. Involving other engineers and technical resources to address detailed technical problems. Working with a global team that requires virtual collaboration. Working with design resources and suppliers to rapidly implement design changes. Operate Compact Wheel Loaders, varying control tuning parameters to impact machine behaviour. Desired Competencies / experience / qualifications Knowledge of vehicle dynamics, linkage kinematics, and the machine/soil interaction to optimise compact wheel loader performance. Experience of working on Agricultural or Off Highway Equipment. Engineering Degree Qualification or HND with experience. To apply, please submit a copy of your CV clearly indicating your relevant experience. Unfortunately candidates requiring visa sponsorship CANNOT be considered for this 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 Contracts are those of an Employment Business.

Contract / Desford

Fuel Systems Engineer

A Fuel Systems Engineer is required to join a growing, niche engineering company that specialise in the research, development and manufacturing of special purpose power generation products. Successful applicants will likely be in a Fuel or Engine related engineering R&D role with strong skills in validation and design failure mode and effect analysis (DFMEA). Fuel Systems Engineer - Key Responsibilities - Develop products and subsystem requirements - Design and develop liquid fuel metering and delivery systems - Define and oversee validation testing on fuel system products. - Generate design, analysis and test reports Technical Skills and Experience required for Fuel Systems Engineer - Mechanical, Electrical or Electronic qualification. - Good understanding of pneumatic/hydraulic engineering with proven analytical skills in these areas. - Experience in specifying and analysis of test rigs or product based development testing. - Previous experience in the design and development of fuel delivery systems. This is an excellent opportunity for a Fuel Systems Engineer to develop their career in a highly technical environment. In return for your experience, this Coventry based company will offer you: - Competitive salary package - Private healthcare - Generous holiday allowance Interviews for the Fuel Systems Engineer will commence with immediate effect with a view to starting as soon as possible. For further information on this position 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 Recruitment are those of an Employment Agency.

Permanent / Coventry

CNC Programmer - Horizontal Borer

Job title: CNC Programmer - Horizontal Boring Salary Range: £30,000 to £38,000 per annum or £15.00 - £18.00 per hour basic Overtime paid at: Time & third Monday to Friday Time & half Saturday Double time Sunday Hours: 08:00 - 17:00 Monday to Thursday Early finish Friday Location: Cradley Heath, West Midlands Permanent position working for a UK leading manufacturer within the Marine, MOD, Motorsport, Aerospace, Rail Oil and Gas sector. A CNC Programmer is required with knowledge of online programming and setting of Doosan DBC130 horizontal Boring Machines equipped with Fanuc controls. Working as part of a small team running small batches of high-quality components with a responsibility to continually improve processes, tooling and fixtures. Candidates with experience of machining large parts to extremely tight tolerances will be well received. Due to ongoing CNC expansion this client based in Cradley Heath requires a dynamic, leading CNC horizontal boring programmer on a permanent basis. As a CNC programmer, you will be required to: Program, set and operate Doosan DBC130 horizontal Boring Machines Machine large sized parts on a 1800mm x 950mm bed CNC horizontal boring machine Use Fanuc controls to online programme and edit the Doosan CNC milling machines Tool changes First offs First off inspections Using Verners, Gauges, Micrometres and manual CMMs Producing setup documents Working with low volume high value parts Working with large parts Low batch work so ability to work with short leads times Reading GD&T drawings The CNC Programmer/Setter should have the following skills or experience: CNC programming and editing offline using fanuc CNC programming, setting and operating Doosan DBC130 horizontal Boring Machines CNC boring of large sized parts Online programming/Editing using siemens controls Low volume batch work with high value parts Worked to tight tolerances CMM and manual measuring would be advantageous This is an excellent opportunity for anyone with knowledge of programming and setting Doosan DBC130 horizontal Boring Machines Fanuc controls . In return for your experience, this Cradley Heath, West Midlands based machining company will offer you: Permanent Position 40 hour working week £30,000 to £38,000 per annum or £15.00 - £18.00 per hour basic plus overtime Good Contribution Pension scheme 33 days holiday Great working conditions   Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon. If you have knowledge of programming and setting Doosan DBC130 horizontal Boring Machines with Fanuc controls and want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the CNC programmer 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 Recruitment are those of an Employment Agency.

Permanent / Cradley

Continuous Improvement Process Engineer

Job title: Continuous Improvement Process Engineer       Salary Range: £35,000 - £40,000 per annum plus overtime paid at a premium Hours: Days Location: Yate, Bristol   Permanent position working for a leading manufacturing client     A Continuous Improvement Process Engineeris required with knowledge of leading projects to improve work place organisation and efficiencies across the site’s plant and machinery. Engineers with MTM UAS time study, SAP systems, CAD/CREO and Google SketchUp would be well received.   Due to ongoing workload this client based in Yate, Bristol requires an experienced, dynamic, leading Continuous Improvement Process Engineerto lead the continuous improvement of the plant and processes to deliver savings in the manufacturing process using lean manufacturing methodologies working a day shift on a permanent contract. As the Continuous Improvement Process Engineer, you will be required to: Continuous improvement of plant and processes to deliver savings in the manufacturing process using lean manufacturing methodologies Applying World Class Manufacturing methodology to the site’s assembly and production processes Provide cost benefit analysis for the introduction of new equipment, tools and moulds Train operators and maintenance technicians on new manufacturing/maintenance processes The Continuous Improvement Process Engineershould have the following skills or experience: Background in Automotive and assembly processes MTM UAS time study, SAP systems, CAD/CREO and Google SketchUp would be advantageous Excellent communication skills; both verbal and written A continuous improvement mindset A degree in engineering This is an excellent opportunity for anyone with the background of Continuous Improvement or lean manufacturing. In return for your experience, this Yate, Bristol based company will offer you: Permanent contract. £35,000 - £40,000 per annum Days with overtime paid at a premium 33 days holiday Good pension scheme Great working conditions Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon. If you have knowledge and experience of Continuous Improvement and want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the Continuous Improvement Process Engineerposition, 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 Recruitment are those of an Employment Agency.

Permanent / Bristol

Assembly Operative

Job title: Assembly Operative Salary Range: £8.91per hour Overtime: Paid at Premium Hours: 39 hours per week Start on days (Monday to Thursday 7.30am to 4.30 pm & Fridays 07.30am to 12.30pm) Location: Sandbach, Crewe Permanent role working for a leading metal fabrication organisation. 10 Assembly Operatives are required with knowledge of assembling sheet metal products using hand tools. Assembly/production experience within sheet metal fabrication would be well received. Due to new customers this client based in Sandbach Crewe requires 10 experienced, dynamic, leading assembly operatives to assembly pre and post fabricated products. As Assembly operative you will required to: Assembly parts and products from sheet metal. Use basic hands tools ie power drills Read simple assembly drawings. Follow processes and instructions. Work as part of an assembly team Work to deadlines The Assembly operative should have the following skills or experience: Assembly or production background Stores background would be advantageous. Experience with a hands-on role Must be flexible in your approach with a "CAN DO" attitude with the ability to manage your time effectively whilst working to tight targets and deadlines. The ideal candidate is able to work as part of a team and on their own initiative and be willing to undertake other reasonable duties when required. This is an excellent opportunity for anyone with knowledge of sheet metal production or assembly. In return for your experience, this Sandbach Crewe manufacturer will offer you: Temporary to permanent contract £8.91 per hour plus overtime 39 hours per week Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon. If you have knowledge of assembly or production and you want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the 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 Recruitment are those of an Employment Agency.

Permanent / Sandbach

Sheet Metal Operative

Job title: Sheet Metal Operative    Salary Range:    £9.10 per hour plus shift allowance                                   Overtime: Paid at Premium Hours:                  39 hours per week Start on days (Monday to Thursday 7.30am to 4.30 pm & Fridays 07.30am to 12.30pm) Once trained then 2 Shifts(6am – 2pm/2pm – 10pm)   Location: Sandbach, Crewe Permanent role working for a leading metal fabrication organisation.     4 Sheet Metal operatives are required with knowledge of robot or production welding. Production welding with experience of basic welding or operating robot welding machines would be well received. Due to new customers this client based in Sandbach Crewe requires 4 experienced, dynamic, leading welding operators to operate motoman robot welding machines. As a sheet metal operator you will be responsible for: Operate Motoman arc welding machinery. Prep steel using band saws and press machines Working with steel and high value components.  Working from engineering drawings Tack welding using MIG Working individually and as a team The sheet mtetal operative should have the following skills or experience: Sheet metal background At least 1 years experience within welding Must be flexible in your approach with a “CAN DO” attitude with the ability to manage your time effectively whilst working to tight targets and deadlines. Previous experience of working safely with robot machinery along with experience of operator panel layout and teach pendant layout desirable Experience of reading and working to engineering drawings is desirable. The ideal candidate is able to work as part of a team and on their own initiative and be willing to undertake other reasonable duties when required. This is an excellent opportunity for anyone with knowledge of robot or production welding. In return for your experience, this Sandbach Crewe manufacturer will offer you: Permanent contract £9.10 per hour plus shift allowance 39 hours per week Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon. If you have knowledge of robot or production welding with high value products and you want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the 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 Recruitment are those of an Employment Agency.

Permanent / Sandbach
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