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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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Mechanical Project Manager

Mechanical Project Manager - Birmingham An experienced mechanically focussed Projects Manager is required for an established and well-respected M&E Services business that operates within the residential sector. Although still retaining the feel of a family run company they are a progressive business with a passion for getting things right and building partnerships based on reputation, quality and delivery. Working in collaboration with major developers nationwide this business manages projects from concept to final installation and ongoing maintenance needs. Due to continued success and future contract commitments the business is now looking to strengthen its Mechanical Project Management capability. As Mechanical Project Manager, you will: - Take responsibility for a small team of Engineers running individual projects and ensure these are correctly staffed to meet delivery and the overall requirement of the project. As a minimum hold an SMSTS certificate and have a real focus on Health & Safety and be confident managing multi skilled teams and onsite contractors. Have demonstrable experience of project financial control and be comfortable negotiating with suppliers and subcontractors. A proven track record in managing high value complex projects preferably working within the medium to large residential property construction sector. Ensure on specific projects that all working methods adhere to company policies and that regulatory and legislative requirements are being achieved. Have significant Mechanical Engineering experience together with strong project management and problem-solving skills. Have excellent influencing and communication skills (verbal, written and presentation), able to create a strong team ethos, improve morale and motivate people at all levels. This is an exciting opportunity to join a progressive business that has a real passion for people engagement and delivering customer service excellence. The role will require travel within the UK to construction sites, but this will not normally require the need to stop away overnight. Based on success the opportunity for career advancement is a distinct possibility and will be actively encouraged. 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 / Birmingham

Multi Skilled Maintenance Engineer

Site Multi-Skilled Maintenance Engineer Location: Greater Manchester Hourly Rate: Negotiable Shift Pattern: Monday- Thursday (07.45am – 17.00pm) Friday (07:45 – 15:30pm) Temporary (On Going) Overview: We are currently recruiting for an experienced multi skilled maintenance engineer to work at our client’s facility in Greater Manchester, the role will be responsible for all aspects of breakdowns both mechanical and electrical and will work closely with the Maintenance Manager on maintenance projects. Duties Include: Reacting to breakdowns (both mechanical and electrical), locating the fault, analysing and completing the fix in a timely manner to keep operation downtime to a minimum. Ensure availability of all plant and equipment for factory requirements and adhere to high standards of housekeeping and health & safety at all times. Working closely with other departments to find ways to increase machine reliability on existing equipment and identify enhancements and improvements to the running of the production. Working and communicating with on-site contractors. Helping to develop and maintain the PPM system. In addition, you will be involved in engineering projects within the business to develop effective installation and commissioning of new equipment. Required Education, Skills and Qualifications What do we need from you? A formal qualification in an electrical or mechanical engineering subject (apprentice served NVQ, HNC/D) Experience working on CNC lasers, Waterjets and Bandsaws. Experience of both reactive and preventative maintenance. Knowledge/experience of working with controls analysing faults and providing solutions. Ideal candidate will also possess a 17th or 18th Edition Electrical Engineering qualification. 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 Contracts are those of an Employment Business.

Contract / Manchester

Credit Manager - Asset Finance

Credit Manager – Asset Finance £80,000 - £90,000 + bonus, car allowance & benefits Financial Services Solihull My global client is seeking a talented Credit Manager to take responsibility for the Northern Europe region. The Credit Manager will manage all aspects of credit functions by implementing credit policies and procedures to maximise effectiveness. Your duties and responsibilities will include: Managing all areas of credit, directing credit staff responsible for assisting dealers, sales and customers with credit submissions, financial credit information and implementation of company policies and procedures Approving credit, directing the credit analysis process and investigating all credit submittals, including KYC and AML due diligence Structuring and recommending retail and wholesale credit submissions in excess of credit authority to the Managing Director, Risk Management Maintaining and completing accurate reporting Assisting in formulating marketing plans by providing credit approval parameters Supporting the creation, communication and execution of the Northern Europe region strategic plan You will have the following: Prior experience demonstrated in credit underwriting from a Banking, Leasing or Finance background Leadership experience in successfully developing and motivating teams to achieve business objectives Understanding the commercial status of customers through financial statements and credit assessments Knowing how to analyse, design and build long term effective strategies and business plans Ideally degree qualified 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 / Solihull

Design Engineer

Design Engineer - Andover, Hampshire - Innovative Electro-Mechanical Components £competitive (1-5 years experience level) 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. The salary on offer would suit somebody with 1-5 years experience. 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

Supportability Engineer - Defence Vehicles

A Supportability Engineer – Defence Vehicles is urgently required for a leading defence organisation based in Coventry. Due to our client being awarded a major contract covering the MoD’s fleet of Protected Mobility Vehicles, including vehicles such as the Mastiff, Wolfhound, Ridgback, Foxhound and Husky. This Supportability Engineering role will be responsible for assisting the ILS Engineering Manager and other functions to influence product design to account for logistic supportability considerations; identifying safety, supportability and maintainability requirements are accounted for through-out its lifecycle. This will include input into (and conduct of) appropriate Supportability analysis tasks; typically to include: Levels Of Repair Analysis (LORA), Maintenance Task Analysis (MTA), Maintenance and Logistic Demonstrations. The Supportability Engineer will be accountable for the following: Collation of logistic information from internal and external stakeholders and suppliers. Influence design for supportability at design reviews, identifying and managing the support impact of any design change. Review technical publications to ensure accuracy and configuration. Support the introduction into service, and ongoing sustainment of the overall support solutions. Conduct and support logistic demonstrations. Participate in vehicle trials, providing vehicle supportability expertise. Manage all Technical Publications activities throughout the tendering, production and delivery processes to ensure that customer requirements are met or exceeded. This is an exciting time to be joining an organisation that’s been awarded the Engineering Authority role for the MoD platforms via its Vehicle Systems and Services part of the business. We are seeking candidates that are degree or HNC/ONC qualified in an appropriate engineering discipline and experienced in military vehicle systems e.g. NATO codification, AESPs, REME or DLODs. If you would like to discuss this Supportability Engineer role and our client in more detail then please call 01384 446165 and ask for Les Hines or send your CV to les.hines@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 / Coventry

Production Planner and Coordinator

Production planner & coordinator Excellent salary 24 days holiday plus bank holiday, pension, and flexible benefits package Burton Latimer, Northamptonshire We are working with this superb, specialist vehicle conversion business that has an enviable reputation of providing a first class, market leading solution to very regulated sectors. As part of a global manufacturing group, this organisation is forward thinking and works in partnership with a large range of customers providing them with state of the art, safe, reliable, and quality products. With an ever-increasing order book, the business is on a very stable footing and will continue to do so, even within a changing European landscape. We have been asked to assist in the recruitment of an exceptional Production Planner, this is a new role and An exciting and challenging role with room for growth, development, and ownership of a pivotal business area during a time of change due to unprecedented growth. This role is to ultimately to support the Operations and Production departments in the on-time and on-cost delivery of vehicles to their Customers. Ideally you will be an experienced planner/ coordinator with an exacting eye for detail and an appetite for technical data, who can handle and manipulate data based on a variety of everchanging goals such as customer delivery date, production capacity, and supply chains, both in the UK and Europe. As Production Planner & Coordinator you will be responsible for the application and Cradle to Grave management of the organisation's products, ensuring production administration is correct along all aspects of production. The successful Production Planner will be joining a highly focused, passionate team, working on a range of exciting and challenging initiatives to support the safe, on-time, and on-cost production of specialist, market leading products to global markets. As Production Planner and Coordinator, you will be responsible for: Production data is easily accessible and readable for all departments. This requires a fastidious approach to document control. To manage all external and internal testing along the production process and ensure these aspects in line with customer delivery expectations. To use and manage a variety of data management tools to ensure production planning data are efficiently and accurately reported back to the Production Manager and Operations Manager. Coordination, release, and management of production job packs to the shop floor and stores such that the internal supply chain is managed in a timely manner enabling accurate production start times. Supporting the Production Manager and Operations Manager in the scheduling of builds into Production including the analysis to ensure fill Bill of Material availability at build start and lift and vehicle allocation. An intrinsic part of the job is to ensure data across multiple documents are controlled and aligned. To use data to analyse build times and non-productive operations. This role requires someone who has excellent data entry skills and an advanced working knowledge of spreadsheets. Skills and Experience A great team worker who always considers others and repercussions of their own actions. This role has huge breadth and will involve communication internally and externally to a wide range of stake holders. A high degree of attention to detail with the integrity to challenge mistakes and to mitigate further risk by implementing lasting corrective change. Good technical knowledge with the desire to not only plan and coordinate, but to learn the products, their nuances, and the internal workings of Production and Operations. Excellent Microsoft Excel and Word skills with the ability to analyse data and quickly improve processes through learned knowledge, experience of advanced computing skills is a prerequisite. Experience of working with Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) systems is required with knowledge of the EPICOR platform being advantageous. This role requires a fundamental understanding of ERP, its purpose, and the overarching importance of good business management. The successful applicant must work well with others, want to progress in a challenging yet rewarding environment, and the aptitude to lobby and unify employees to drive positive change and cultural shift. This is an excellent position for the right candidate, joining the business at a time of growth and a very strong forward order book. The business operates a true team ethos, and this has been fundamental to their success. If you feel you have the right skills and experience, please 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 / Kettering

HSQE Engineer

HSEQ Engineer Health, Safety, Environmental and Quality Nr Kettering Circa £35,000 plus benefits We are working with an exceptional business, who are a genuine market leader in their field. They are a specialist manufacture and conversion company, dealing with both public and private sectors organisations Due to an internal promotion and restructure, we are working in partnership to recruit a HSEQ Engineer (Health, Safety, Environmental & Quality Engineer) Ideally you will be a time served skilled engineer with demonstrable experience and accreditation in the application of Health, Safety, Environmental, and Quality practises in a fast-paced manufacturing/ production environment. In this role the HSEQ Engineer will work closely with the Operations and Service teams to further develop a positive Health and Safety culture whilst reducing risk in the Company to as low as reasonably practicable. The successful candidate will join a highly focused, passionate team, working on a range of exciting and challenging initiatives to support the safe and on-time production of the specialist equipment. As HSEQ Engineer you will be responsible for: To produce and report HSEQ metrics and performance against targets to the Management Team; to coordinate and carry out HSEQ associated actions to enable targets to be met. To act as an advocate for change and an ambassador for product quality. Specifically, to update trackers and to maintain a high level of communication and feedback between meetings and the Production and Service staff who identify the Quality issues. To develop safe working practises and processes in coordination with the Production Engineering Team and the Production Team Leaders. In doing so to identify opportunities for improvements. To maintain and develop the Company’s Quality Management and Environmental Management Systems in accordance with ISO9001 and ISO14001, along with the facilitation and preparation for internal and external audits. To work with the Production and Service Team Leaders to share knowledge and best practise, advise and coordinate risk assessment of new processes and tools, and to progress the HSEQ culture on the shop floor. To drive the philosophy of safety ownership throughout all levels of the organisation, partially through robust and in-depth internal audits. To ensure that all work completed complies with relevant Health, Safety, and Environmental legislation and policy. To promptly alert line and functional management to significant accidents and incidents. To work with the Production/ Engineering Manager in reviewing accident and incident HSEQ reports and investigations. To assist staff and contractors in respect of compliance with relevant H&S legislation, client standards and contractual arrangements. We are keen to talk to candidates you have the following skills and attributes: The ability to engage with the workforce and to adapt/ construct documented processes in line with common working principles and Health and Safety best practises. Experience of working in a fast-paced manufacturing/ production environment implementing change with the cooperation and assistance of Production staff. As a pre-requisite the successful candidate must have IOSH Managing safely although it is preferable to also have a NEBOSH Level 3 Diploma. Experience in the internal auditing of multiple departments to established ISO9001 and ISO14001 systems. The personability and aptitude to work well with others and influence without authority; a people person who can help drive cultural shift. Computer literate with advanced knowledge of Excel and other standard Microsoft packages. Have a high degree of personal accountability. Be able to work on own their initiative. Excellent verbal and written communication skills. High attention to detail. Proven team player. Critical thinking and problem-solving skills. Honest, Integrity, and Reliable. Good sense of humour. I cannot stress how impressive this organisation is, very well run with an excellent senior management team who embrace teamwork and togetherness. It is a superb opportunity for the right candidate. Please apply for further information. 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 / Kettering

Motorcycle Service Technician

Motorcycle Service Technician - East or West Midlands - £25k to £30k Commutable from: Solihull, Leicester, Coventry, Castle Donnington, Tamworth Full time Monday to Friday The role of Motorcycle Service Technician is an excellent opportunity for the right candidate to join a small close knit team of industry professionals in a fast moving and dynamic environment, working with one of the most passionate and exciting names in the motorcycling industry. As the Motorcycle Service Technician your responsibilities will include; Test and diagnose vehicle faults, interpreting repair order instructions and technical information. Deliver pre delivery inspection on our range of motorcycles to an excellent standard. Carry out all servicing and repairs to manufacturer standards and with effective use of time and resources. Discuss any work requiring specialist skills with the Aftersales Manager. Accurately report vehicle faults and work carried out for ease of reference by service reception. As the Motorcycle Service Technician you will require the following skills; Minimum of 3 years experience, and a qualification in your discipline to level 3 or equivalent experience. Diagnostic knowledge, and a range of experience on differing motorcycles is a strong advantage. If you are passionate about bikes, we want to hear from you. A full UK A (Motorcycle) licence is essential, as you will be required to test ride bikes in for service or repair. Must have the Right to Work in the UK. If you are interested in this exciting opportunity please click on the link to apply. Alternatively send your CV direct to 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 / Measham

Control Systems Engineer

Due to growth and ongoing projects a successful automation & IT solutions provider to the manufacturing, process and automated industries is currently recruiting a Control Systems Engineer. You will have a proven track record of working within a systems integration organisation or similar environment delivering projects within industry. Commutable from: Leeds, Bradford, York, Harrogate, Keighley, Thirsk Salary: £30,000 - £45,000 pa plus bonus scheme and benefits package Suitable for: Control Systems Engineer, Controls Engineer, PLC/SCADA Engineer, Automation Engineer, Applications Engineer, Software Engineer The Role You will provide a key role in the business delivering full life cycle control systems engineering projects to a varied customer base Responsibilities will include: Site surveys/audits, requirements gathering, PLC, HMI, SCADA software development testing and commissioning Preperation functional/technical/software design specifications, test (FAT/SAT) specifications as per industry standards Factory acceptance testing of PLC, HMI and SCADA from perspective of processes logic (bench testing) at office Commissioning of PLC, HMI and SCADA software at client sites The Person Demonstratable relevant Control Systems Software Engineering ability within industrial domains. Proven ability with development, programming, testing and commissioning of Siemens PLC and SCADA system (experience on Rockwell technology will be an added advantage) 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 / Knaresborough

Electrical Team Leader

Electrical Team Leader (Electrical Systems) £Highly Competitive Plus Benefits Location: East Midlands Electrical Systems, Components, Test Plans, Development, Design, Innovations, Engineering, Programmes, DFM, DFA, Delivery, Integration, Man-Management, Leadership, Problem-solver Want to work for one of the most iconic and exciting British motoring brands, driving engineering excellence across their range of products? We are looking for an experienced and innovative Electrical Team Leader to help grow the product range and the design and engineering capability in the UK following a significant recent investment in the business. You will need to have experience of leading Electrical Teams with and ability to challenge mainstream thinking in a constructive and energetic way that will lift both the quality of engineering and the people to new heights. You will be responsible for the day to day management of a busy Electrical Department, leading teams to establish design solutions while working hand in hand with all engineering departments to ensure the brand remains at the pinnacle of design and engineering integration. We are seeking people with strong understanding of Electrical Systems and Associated Components within motorcycle arena, who has worked in a fast paced and innovative design-led environment, who has both the experience and a hands-on approach to positive leadership to overcome engineering challenges and to foster and lead a dynamic and creative engineering team. The role will have responsibility for all aspects of engineering from concept to production, across a wide range of programmes and will involve: Guide the team to a common and clear direction within product development arena Guide testing requirements and develop testing plans and procedures for electrical systems and components Promote the electrical requirements to the wider business and manage integration into the vehicle Guide product documentation, product planning, homologation & safety. Keeping morale high and motivating your team while providing leadership when required. Making critical decisions as required within new and existing programmes, while recognising the training needs of staff. Keeping staff working within departmental procedures and to relevant quality standards. This is a challenging and exciting role and we are looking for a candidate who can demonstrate that they have the ability and passion: An interest and understanding of fundamental motorcycle principles. Practical hands-on engineering and electrical experience. A minimum of 10 years automotive electrical engineering background. Proven experience in a similar role. An understanding of Chassis, Powertrain and Electronics and their interactions. A knowledge of DFM and DFA. An awareness of new technologies and how to incorporate into existing architecture An awareness of functional safety requirements So if you have a true passion for all types of motoring, and a practical approach to leading electrical systems and component development projects in the motorcycle and/or motorsport sectors, with a proven track record of leadership in a similar role, you should apply today or contact Mark Bignell 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 / Enderby

Service Engineer

Service Engineer - Birmingham - £33k to £35k + benefits UK and Ireland Travel will be required. You will need to be in commutable distance of the Birmingham office. Hours: 8.30am - 5pm Machine tools, cutting tools, cutting machines, industrial machines, capital equipment A Service Engineer is required to join a leading provider of cutting machines based in Birmingham. You will be the first point of contact for our customers with regards to service and support so making a great impression is key, therefore we are looking for enthusiastic and driven individuals to join our dynamic team. This position is more than servicing it is also providing technical solutions to our customers. As the Service Engineer you will require the following skills and experiences: Resilience and a must can do attitude Engineering background at degree level or similar would be beneficial plus a history of customer support Previous experience in service would be an advantage Strong communication skills are a must Ability to multi-task and prioritise workloads with good time management Poses a high level of administration ability to effectively manage paperwork As the Service Engineer your key responsibilities will include: Visiting customers on a daily basis across the UK and Ireland. Over night stay may be required on occasions. Responsible for conducting maintenance, breakdown calls and training. Develop and execute territory plans for development of the service business. Provide technical customer support internal and external. Daily use of internal CRM system. Must be capable of producing end of month reports following a set template. Support the actions of the sales team Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon. If you are interested in this excellent opportunity please apply today. If you have any questions about the Service Engineer 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 / Birmingham

Area Sales Engineer

Area Sales Engineer Midlands Central Electro Mechanical Engineering Sales Due to continued expansion my client has an exciting opportunity for an Area Sales Engineer to plan and carry out direct marketing and sales activities, develop sales of services offered to their major accounts and new customers. If you are a strong sales individual with the drive, ambition and passion to build relationships and identify opportunities, if you have electro / mechanical background or are technically minded from other industry sectors this proactive sales role covering Central Midlands could be for you. KEY RESPONSIBILITIES AND TASKS Researching the market and identifying new sales leads wherever there is an electro-mechanical requirement Meeting with customers over the phone, email, or on site to assist in aspects of business development Making presentations and demonstrating how our products/service meet client needs Managing and interpreting customer requirements - speaking with clients to understand, anticipate and meet their needs Generating sales proposals and contracts Maintaining records of customer communication and sales activity in our established internal communication system Working with the engineering team/Service Centres to ensure development schedules and deliveries are being met Attending and/or participating in trade shows, conferences and other marketing events Ongoing regular communication with customers to continually build the relationship Ensure the CRM system is fully maintained and up to date, submitting a weekly territory report and produce, as required, sales forecasts and statistical information Ensure that our clients sales process is adhered to and the sales funnel for your respective region is maintained, updated and managed in accordance with process requirements Ensure delivery of key KPI's, such as: customer visits per week, order intake, number of new customers obtained, conversion of enquiries to order, profitability, response to enquiry time Attend training to develop relevant knowledge and skills Negotiating tender and contract terms to meet both client and company needs RELATED EXPERIENCE AND PERSONAL PROFILE Full Driving Licence Ideally knowledge of Pumps, rotating equipment, motors or electrical / mechanical equipment Strong communicator at all levels Commitment, drive and the ability to work together with other colleagues to achieve business outcomes Able to work on own initiative, with strong self-motivation and discipline Highly organised with superior planning skills Demonstrable success within Business Development in a commercial environment Strong presentation skills via spoken and written media Ability to prepare and present business documentation, quotations and proposals Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon if you are a driven focused strong sales person and want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the role, please contact Julie Thomas at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384 446168 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

IT Cyber Security Analyst

Job title: IT Cyber Security Analyst Salary Range: £50,000 to £55,000 per annum Hours: 37.5-hour week Location: Telford Permanent role working for a leading defence/military design and manufacturing client. An IT Cyber Security Analyst is required with a military or defence background and knowledge of managing security landscapes, solutions, approaches, integrations, developments and deliveries of security services to support IT Strategies, Transitions and Business objectives. Candidates with IT security regulations and standards (e.g. ISO27001, BSI, NIST, FIPS) At best, certification as CISA, CISSP, CISM, TISP, ITIL or comparable IT certificates in the security environment would be well received. Due to ongoing new projects this client based in Telford requires a dynamic, leading IT Cyber Security Analyst on a permanent basis. As an IT Cyber Security Analyst, you will be required to: Work with Head of IM&T to develop and lead security initiatives and vision ensuring it aligns and supports business objectives. Continuous improvement/ development of IT security standards, architectures, processes and taking current technology standards into account Review and evaluation of IT concepts (hardware/software) for aspects of IT security Checking the implementation of IT security requirements Management and collaboration of projects, consulting and support of the specialist departments in IT security matters Control of service providers to maintain and improve the agreed IT security services Coordination of IT security incidents Evaluation of findings and weak points, as well as derivation of necessary IT security measures including follow-up Regular review and selection of IT security recommendations from manufacturers for use within the company To ensure the business embed non-functional security requirements which will in turn limit the risk of introducing vulnerabilities into the applications and infrastructure. To contribute to the design, implementation, operation and maintenance of the Information Security Management System based on the adopted standards, such as ISO27001 and ISO27002 To support the Security Controller, acting as an additional point of contact to all areas of the business with respect to physical and Information security. To contribute to the risk register detailing known vulnerabilities, risk, impact and mitigation plans. To maintain an awareness of Security related technologies and threats. Measure compliance and conduct risk assessments / audits as needed Work with Head of IM&T to develop and lead security initiatives and vision ensuring it aligns and supports business objectives. Continuous improvement/ development of IT security standards, architectures and processes, taking current technology standards into account Review and evaluation of IT concepts (hardware/software) for aspects of IT security Checking the implementation of IT security requirements Management and collaboration of projects, consulting and support of the specialist departments in IT security matters Evaluation of findings and weak points, as well as derivation of necessary IT security measures including follow-up Regular review and selection of IT security recommendations from manufacturers for use within the company To ensure the business embed non-functional security requirements which will in turn limit the risk of introducing vulnerabilities into the applications and infrastructure. To contribute to the design, implementation, operation and maintenance of the Information Security Management System based on the adopted standards, such as ISO27001 and ISO27002 To support the Security Controller, acting as an additional point of contact to all areas of the business with respect to physical and Information security. The IT Cyber Security Analyst should have the following skills or experience: Must be able to obtain security clearance Must have experience in a similar role within the Military or Defence sector At least 3 years of professional experience in the IT security environment Experience with security requirements within Defense & Military sectors Very good knowledge of IT security regulations and standards (e.g. ISO27001, BSI, NIST, FIPS) At best, certification as CISA, CISSP, CISM, TISP, ITIL or comparable IT certificates in the security environment. Relevant expertise required in at least one of the following areas: IT risk management, application security, network security or identity and access management. Strong conceptual and process-oriented approach Very good communication skills and ability to work in a team Willingness to travel on business This is an excellent opportunity for anyone with knowledge of IT Cyber Security Analyst within a manufacturing company. In return for your experience, this Telford based defence specialist will offer you: Full time permanent contract 37.5 hour working week with an early finish on Fridays £40,000 to £51,000 per annum 25 days holiday plus 8 statutory days Healthcare Contribution pension Great working conditions Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon. If you have knowledge of IT Cyber Security Analyst within the manufacturing and defence field and want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the IT Cyber Security Analyst, 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 / Telford

Technical Manager

Technical Manager Permanent position - Slough Packaging Solutions Manufacturing Salary negotiable We are recruiting for a Technical Manager - this is a demanding role based in the UK, Slough site with dual responsibility for resolving any technical issues and promoting the product range on customer sites in Asia, Australasia and Latin America The client is a global innovative packaging solutions manufacturer and due to an increase in overseas projects, they require a Technical Service Manager on a permanent staff basis. As the Technical Manager, you will be required to: Provide technical support to our customers including the company's network of international distributors/brokers. Assist customers in setting machine parameters and tolerances on filling/wadding and induction equipment. Analyse failed product performance and determine the root cause, both in laboratory and at filling lines. Attend line trials and assist customers in achieving successful technical performance. Compile extensive, factual and detailed analysis reports on technical issue resolution. Give training to customers concerning proper induction setup and evaluation. Provide technical support to the company sales managers and brokers with focus on Asia, Australasia and Latin America to profitably grow market share in those regions. Successful managing of customer relationship in technical matters to ensure their collaboration. General troubleshooting and problem resolution at customer's production lines. Work closely with the sales and technical teams to support projects promoting global product range. IMPORTANT: After approximately a 6 month period of being based in Slough (and when the global situation improves), frequent travel will be required throughout Asia, Australasia and Latin America. Some of this will be accompanying/supporting sales managers and some of this will be independent travel. The Technical Manager should have the following skills or experience: A recognised engineering degree or equivalent. A strong background working in the food, pharmaceutical or similar regulatory industry preferred. A good level of Spanish and/or Chinese speaking - other language skills will be considered. Experience of working closely with an international sales team, managing technical sales projects through to completion alongside the team of sales managers. Experience in dealing with quality complaints Ability to analyse data and write clear concise reports on application and quality issues Able to work as part of a small cross-functional team This role has an attractive salary and benefits package for an experienced and qualified Technical Manager Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and initial telephone/skype interviews will be arranged very soon. If you have experience as a Technical Manager 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 / Slough

Regulatory Affairs Leader

. Regulatory Affairs Leader Permanent position - Slough, Berkshire Manufacturing - food packaging products Excellent salary and benefits We are immediately recruiting for a Regulatory Affairs Leader to manage a fully functional food regulation system for the company's European operation. The client is a global food packaging manufacturer and due to an increase in projects, they require a Regulatory Affairs Leader to join them on a permanent staff basis. As the Regulatory Affairs Leader you will be required to: Responsibility for the maintenance of a fully functional European Food Regulation system. Provide technical support during development trials when required. Evaluate trial materials through rigorous testing activities to determine suitability and effectiveness. Review all new and updated regulations on sustainability and agree with the sustainability committee on corresponding internal and external actions. Monitor the product safety performance and implement corrective actions. Carry out product safety internal audits. Compile raw material regulatory data - records of substances along with an updated regulatory status of the raw materials. Responsible for feedback to customers on regulatory requests. The Regulatory Affairs Leader should have the following skills or experience: The ability to analyse food regulation data and translate them to official food compliance certificates. Experience working in a similar role within Regulatory Affairs ideally within the food manufacturing or packaging sector. Ideally degree level qualified in Chemical Engineering, Food Engineering or Food Technology. The ability to write official statements to customers and third parties in general. Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and initial telephone/Skype interviews will be arranged very soon. If you have experience in a Regulatory Affairs Leadership role 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 / Slough

Sales Manager

Sales Manager Torquay, Devon with a UK remit £35,000 - £40,000 salary dependent on experience Our client are a well-established, award-winning and forward-thinking manufacturing business with ISO9001 (Quality) and ISO13485 (Medical Devices) accreditation. They provide design, tooling and technical injection moulding services to blue chip B2B clients across the hi-tech sector; medical/healthcare, instrumentation, consumer and electronics. Small but successful and with big ambitions. They are looking to recruit a Sales Manager to spearhead growth as a development and manufacturing partner of choice. Supported by a cross functional team, the Sales manager role will include: Supporting on-going market research and competitor analysis to identify changing market trends, sales opportunities and new product requirements, you will be social media savy with an understanding of marketing within a sales capacity. Pro-actively establishing and developing positive working relationships, [when appropriate and safe] undertaking regular visits to meet decision-makers and key influencers, organising and attending external meetings and events to secure new business Adopting a ‘solution provider’ approach to incremental business opportunities, identifying and analyzing the unique needs of each customer in order to formulate commercially sound business proposals to increase the likelihood of sales conversion Formulating and implementing focused account management plans with existing accounts to exceed budgeted sales targets, regularly reviewing sales performance, providing accurate forecasts and identifying corrective actions if needed. Generating professionally written business correspondence, insightful analysis, objective management reports and accurate, timely sales forecasts as needed Developing an expertise in the sector representing the company on the wider stage; both physically and on social media, in order to act as a point of reference for internal and external enquiries The successful candidate will: Be a confident and utterly reliable individual with integrity, able to handle the responsibility required of the post and be an ambassador for the business Have a background in marketing and sales (not necessarily manufacturing or injection moulding) and ideally have experience of the medical device or instrument sector Be a good listener, have the ability to learn quickly, to absorb new skills, to identify challenges and how they can be solved Possess good numeracy, literacy, computer and inter-personal skills, able to mentor others Be fit and able to cope with the physical and mental demands of working in a fast-moving manufacturing environment A fully expensed company car / Car allowance Home or office based, but will be required to attend meetings in Torquay, Devon 28 Days holiday Interest in this excellent opportunity will be high, should you wish to know more about the role or apply please click the link or contact julie.thomas@jonlee.co.uk closing date for this role is Friday 21st August 2020. 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 / Torquay

Business Systems Analyst

Business Systems Analyst ERP - Infor M3 software Reddich £30,000 - £35,000 PA Our Client is a leading manufacturing Solutions based in Redditch, UK. We are seeking an highly experienced, polite and proactive ERP Systems Analyst and who will be able to slot into the business seamlessly to the company and support all users to get the best from the Infor M3 software, ERP system and improve business IT engagement and user experience. IMPORTANT INFORMATION: ONLY Candidates with the Infor M3 software- ERP system knowledge will be considered for this role All candidates must have a right to work in the UK at the point of application - Unfortunately Visa Applications cannot be sponsored for this role JOB PURPOSE SUMMARY: Reporting to the Business IT Systems Lead based in Redditch, UK. You will be a point of contact for enhancements and development opportunities relating to business systems across the business. You will work closely with the senior stakeholders and process owners on process improvement projects, understanding the business needs and translating them into system requirements. Working closely with our business system partners, you will encourage/promote the use of strategic systems within the company. JOB ACCOUNTABILITIES: Analyse & Requirements Facilitate process improvement workshops across the group. Identify process enhancements through proper use of the business systems. Coordinate and participate in process improvement activities promote upcoming enhancements to the business systems. Benchmark, analyse, report on, and make recommendations for the improvement and use of the core business systems implemented within the group. Create new and provide input into business cases for business and IT improvement projects. Operational Deliver a high quality and responsive service to the company. Ensure that the company's system availability and performance is maximised. Research potential solutions to improve efficiency working closely with the Group IT Lead to propose and implement change across the business. Support Assist users and departments concerning system enhancements. Work with users to diagnose problems. Propose new procedures, develop systems & document processes in line with user's requirements. Ensure that all system users are suitably conversant with current systems applications and to identify / and implement appropriate training as required. Provide support to all Group location and remote workers on any system related issues. General Work closely with the Group IT Manager on projects. Attend meetings as and when required with key managers within the business to understand requirements and translate the requirements into changes required on the business systems. Ensure that key business processes are clearly defined, adhered to and make maximum use of the company's investment in business system. Provide technical assistance / advice as necessary to other members of the IT team. KEY PERFORMANCE INDICATORS Projects delivered on time, within scope and on budget Closed helpdesk tickets related to system incidents Performance reviews with the Business Systems Lead KEY RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES: Provide application support, design, configuration and maintenance on all business systems by becoming an expert in the architecture and functionality of the applications. Work with the business to understand issues and requirements, undertake root cause analysis of issues and deliver technical changes. Resolve assigned support calls efficiently and effectively, with the maximum amount of customer care. Proactively identify and propose application system changes, better uses, enhancements and developments where this will drive efficiencies for IT and/or improvements for business users. Define project requirements, scope and deliverables, capture and document business requirements. Work with appropriate business personnel to construct, propose and justify business process improvement projects, embodying the development of existing IT applications or the implementation of new applications. Create user case stories, test scripts and acceptance criteria on projects as and when required Write documentation for the operation of the system by end users and documentation for the support/maintenance of the system. Any other duties within the capability of the job holder. EXPERIENCE A minimum of 5 years support enterprise level ERP system Experience of working with Infor M3 platform and associated applications such as: Smart Office Infor CLM Infor ION/XI Infor Cloud Suite Working knowledge of HR systems, including time capture and employee self service Understanding of data structuring, in particular SQL If you are interested in this exciting Business Systems Analyst Role please apply now, or email your CV to Julie.Thomas@jonlee.co.uk for an initial inquiry. 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 / Redditch

Machine Tool Product Manager

Machine Tool Product Manager - Worcestershire - Machine Tools - Excellent Salary & Benefits A Machine Tool Product Manager is required with a strong background in Machine Tool products. Candidates from a product development background would be well received. Due to the continued success of this company, a Worcestershire based organisation who design and manufacture advanced machine tools for a wide variety of industries requires a proactive and motivated Machine Tool Product Manager for a new permanent role. As the Machine Tool Product Manager you will be required to: Provide the product development team with a product vision and strategy, outlining key features and specification, price positioning and the intended market. Conduct market and competitor research visiting domestic and overseas customers to determine product performance and requirements. Represent the customer within the development process Develop core positioning and messaging for the product and support marketing with creation of product collateral and launch activities. Manage the product throughout its life-cycle from concept to end-of-life Develop and deliver sales training and competitor argumentation for use at product launches, sales training events and major trade shows. Be the recognised expert within the business on the product, market, relevant technology and the competition. Develop price list and option package bundles for globally produced products throughout the product life. The Machine Tool Product Manager should have the following skills or experience: Educated to Degree level in a relevant engineering discipline or equivalent experience An in-depth understanding of machine tool technologies Strong market understanding and awareness of such products Excellent presentation skills Able to build strong and trustworthy working relationships with both internal and external stakeholders Must have a sound commercial understanding and acumen Able to work effectively across the Product Development team Clear and concise communication skills Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon. If you have experience of Machine Tool development and you want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the Machine Tool Product Manager role, please contact Neil Cayley at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384 446114. Your CV will be forwarded to Jonathan Lee Recruitment, a leading engineering and manufacturing recruitment consultancy established in 1978. The services advertised by Jonathan Lee Recruitment are those of an Employment Agency.

Permanent / Worcestershire

Production Engineer

Production Engineer - Hounslow - Advanced Engineering - Strong Salary & Benefits A Production Engineer is required with a background in high speed automation to manufacture products. Candidates from a special purpose machinery background would be well received. Due to the continued success of this company, a London-based organisation who design and manufacture reliable, compact, high-temperature heat exchangers requires a driven and motivated Production Engineer for a new permanent role. As the Production Engineer you will be required to: Run and maintain special purpose high speed automation equipment in order to manufacture prototype products Design tooling and prototype products to support on-going development Work closely with the team to achieve demanding technology designs and requirements Drive initiatives in order to continuously improve the efficiency of the products Work flexibly across a friendly yet driven team The Production Engineer should have the following skills or experience: Educated ideally to Degree level in a relevant engineering discipline Experience of working within automation PLC Programming skills are essential Knowledge of CAD (all packages considered) Ability to work to ISO standards (ISO9001) Experience with APQP processes would be advantageous The incumbent must be able to learn quickly and show initiative It's essential that the Production Engineer has a high attention to detail combined with a meticulous approach Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon. If you have experience of Automated Machinery, an all-round Engineer with an inquisitive mindset and you want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the Production Engineer role, please contact Neil Cayley at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384 446114. Your CV will be forwarded to Jonathan Lee Recruitment, a leading engineering and manufacturing recruitment consultancy established in 1978. The services advertised by Jonathan Lee Recruitment are those of an Employment Agency.

Permanent / Hounslow

REVIT Design Engineer

Role: REVIT Design Engineer (Building Services) Location: Lancaster Salary: £35,000 p/a Overview: We are currently recruiting for an experienced Building Services Design Engineer to work for our client at their facility in Lancashire. The role will be reporting to the technical manager and will involve planning, designing, monitoring and inspecting building systems and designing cleanroom systems on CAD. Duties and Key Responsibilities: Planning, designing, monitoring and inspecting building systems Advising clients, colleagues, Contractors and Architects on matters relating to building services Negotiating and developing Project contracts and agreeing these with clients Designing Cleanroom systems with the aid of computer-aided design software Design and specification of complex building service systems including air conditioning and humidity control systems Managing and forecasting spending and ensuring that work is kept to budget Commissioning, organising and assessing the work of contractors Supporting the installation of building systems and specifying maintenance and operating procedures Producing Risk Assessments and Method Statements as required Ensuring that the design and maintenance of building systems meets legislative and health and safety requirements Meeting with manufacturers of building products to learn about the latest products and developments Supporting the evolution of the Product through improvement projects Site visits to support the Sales team in tender negotiations and presentations Experience: Report writing skills, with good overall MS Office experience including Excel, Word and Outlook Assembly, configuration of steel structures, HVAC and lighting within CAD Experience of working within Building Services engineering design consultancy practice Including HVAC Design Budget Management, Project Management and Client Site visits and presentations Experience of working within an SME Working within an ISO regulated environment Understanding of CDM regulations, roles and responsibilities Material construction methods UK building regulations and safe systems of work Commercial awareness IT Literate Working knowledge of AutoCAD - Revit MEP awareness and willingness to develop to BIM Quality assurance and business management Education & Qualifications: Degree standard qualification in a relevant discipline (or equivalent experience and knowledge) Minimum 2 years 3D CAD experience Understanding of Mechanical/Electrical Systems and HVAC Autodesk Revit (and/or) Solidworks 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 / Lancaster
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