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General engineering & manufacturing

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general engineering & manufacturing recruitment

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

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

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

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

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Advanced Diagnostics Sales Lead

Advanced Diagnostics Sales Lead Software Solutions - Manufacturing Northampton Competitive Package on offer This global company is seeking an engaging and dynamic sales professional to sell specialist software products in areas such as Advanced Diagnostics, Augmented Reality, Advanced Technical Publications and Digital Manufacturing. Your duties and responsibilities will include the following: The Sales Lead will take ownership of their territory and proactively and seamlessly drive the rest of the team Developing current relationships, expand sales and develop new opportunities Creating a strategic plan to maximise opportunities Using range of business development methodologies to win new business Have full responsibility for sales revenue in your given territory We are looking for the following: A self-starter with excellent communication skills Knowledge of diagnostics Experience of Aftermarket/Service sector Solid experience of selling within the manufacturing market Strong relationship builder Excellent presentation skills Ideally degree qualified The company are offering a competitive package with benefits and this role is to expand an existing team. If you'd like to know more or believe this would interest you, please call Gareth at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384 446125 or email using

Permanent / Northampton, Northamptonshire

Technical Sales Manager

Technical Sales Manager - South East - Industrial Coatings - £37k to £42k + car, bonus We are a globally recognised manufacturer and supplier of paints and coatings into construction, industrial and transportation markets looking to recruit a Technical Sales Manager within our Protective & Marine Coatings division. This position will be managing the South East regions. including London, South East and East Anglia As the Technical Sales Manager your responsibilities will include; Executing the sales budget - Delivering sales plan for the territory by focusing on key strategic areas agreed in the country mission plan Develop and tracking the progress of both key and target account plans. Develop strong client relationships across the region, ensuring a clear understanding of a client's business needs and problems. Actively managing the sales pipeline and providing accurate forecasting. As the Technical Sales Manager you will require the following skills and experiences; Be educated to 'A' Level standard or the equivalent. Ideally experience in the Protective or Marine coatings industry. Have a proven track record in sales Drive, enthusiasm, eagerness to learn and to challenge oneself The ability to deliver under pressure and to increase success rate Hold a full driving license and have a willingness to travel extensively (75% travel is expected in this role). If you are interested in this exciting Technical Sales Manager opportunity please click on the link to apply.

Permanent / South East England, England

CNC Machinist

Summary Panel: Job title: CNC Machinist Salary Range: up to £33,000 (plus additional overtime) Location: Nottingham Industry/ Strapline: Aerospace/ Manufacturing A CNC Machinist is required with knowledge of Turning and Precision engineering. Candidates with experience of the aerospace or motor-sport industry would be well received. Due to company growth, a Nottingham based rail company requires a skilled CNC Machinist with Turning experience for a new permanent role. As a CNC Machinist you will be required to: Operate machinery following various safety measures and standards always, ensuring a safe workplace. Responsible for self-checking work to tight tolerances with adequate levels of accuracy. Provide basic machine maintenance, making sure all coolant levels, oil levels and swarf are maintained to ensure a clean and productive workplace that maximises machine working time. The CNC Machinist should have the following skills or experience: Be proficient in Fanuc or Mazatrol turning or milling (turning ideally) Have a background with tight tolerances and precision engineering (ideally aerospace) Be fully proficient regarding setting, part programming and operating CNC machinery. Must be able to adjust tool offsets, tip changes, change tooling and ensure machine is in good working order with maximal productivity at all times. This is an excellent opportunity for anyone with knowledge of [experience/product/skill] to develop your career. In return for your experience, this Nottingham-based aerospace company will offer you: Competitive salary with overtime also Childcare vouchers Westfield Healthcare scheme Specsavers vouchers Sponsored Learning and Development Long Service Awards Refer a friend scheme Bright Idea suggestion scheme 33 Days Holidays (Including Bank Holidays) Sick Pay Scheme Free on-site parking Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon. If you have knowledge of turning and precision engineering and you want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the CNC Machinist role, please contact Ryan North at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384 446195.

Permanent / Nottingham, Nottinghamshire

Field Service Technician - Peterborough

The company With over 200 years of rich heritage, this specialist company has always been associated with trust and honesty. They have worked hard to understand the changing nature of markets and customer needs in line with the ever-changing world around us. They have a reputation for constantly evolving to deliver exactly what the customer wants with visionary performance been one of industry firsts, technical advances and design triumphs. Today, they are an international business with a great world-wide reputation and a brand name known and trusted throughout the globe. No-one else has a history of making such a wide range of quality, innovative products with a continually changing focus to match requirements. "Think of any food or ingredients that need to be weighed, and we weigh them!" The opportunity A fantastic opportunity has arisen for an ambitious engineer based in Peterborough to join one of the UK's leading field service operations specialising in IT systems and scale service solutions as a Field Service Engineer. The successful candidate will be trained as a Field Service Engineer to provide service to a prestigious retail customer base throughout the Peterborough area. You will be trained to diagnose, maintain, fix, swap or install IT hardware and similar equipment with full product training, documentation and support been provided to the successful candidate. Previous experience of working in a fast paced, field based position and a technical qualification are preferred, but not essential. Requirements of the role: Enthusiastic with good interpersonal skills Ability to work autonomously to targets Customer focused IT literate To attend customer sites in order to repair or install IT, technical and mechanical equipment Have some prior experience or training in some form of hardware or electro mechanical field Completing detailed and accurate reports where required Local to Peterborough area Full UK Driving Licence Employee package £21,381.88/year starting salary rising per quarter to £27,960.72/year after 9-month training plan completed Regular pay progression available Company car (available for personal use) Company pension scheme Commission based incentive scheme 26 days annual holiday allowance (plus bank holidays) 37.5 hours per week, with a 1 week in 3 on-call rota Employer enhanced, contributed company pension scheme up to 11% Permanent position in a large group of companies offering long term career development opportunities This Field Service Engineer opportunity presents as an excellent vacancy for an entry-level or experienced professional based in or around Peterborough who is looking for an opportunity to develop a stimulating and dynamic engineering career within a highly reputable service and manufacturing brand. If you have some previous electro mechanical training or experience as well as been IT lierate and feel ready for a challenge within the automated engineering sector then we would like to hear from you. Please 'apply' now or for more information contact Colin Reeves on 01384 446121.

Permanent / Peterborough, Cambridgeshire

Project Manager - Bespoke Machinery - Design and Build

A Project Manager with experience of managing multiple concurrent projects to design and manufacture special purpose machinery is required for a Midlands based system integrator. The role of Project Manager will include: Working with design teams, assembly teams and the end customers to ensure the specifications of the project are met and delivered on time. Review the design of the equipment ensuring that the functionality meets the specification criteria. Challenge designs where you see improvement opportunities including ease of build, better functionality and cost savings Manage circa 5 or 6 projects currently, working closely with production and the customer advising on estimated delivery schedule. The suitable candidate will need to possess the following skills: Experienced Project Manager either having worked within special purpose machine manufacturing or as an engineer specifying machinery for manufacture. This could be as a Project Engineer or Process Engineer for example. The most important requirement is that you have strong project management skills and you are able to look at a solution to ensure is compliance and its functionality against a specification. Technical qualification in Engineering is highly desirable. This a wonderful opportunity to join an ambitious and forward thinking business fully engaged with industry 4.0 strategies. If you have the required skills and experience, then please click on the link to apply. In return for your experience, we can offer an attractive salary with an excellent working environment where ingenuity and entrepreneurialism is encouraged.

Permanent / Birmingham, West Midlands

Commodity Manager

Job Title: Commodity Manager Location: Newton, Powys Salary: £Negotiable Dependent on Experience Overview: We are currently recruiting a Commodity Manager to work for our client based in Newtown, the role will be based in Newton but will require additional travel across the UK. The role will be to develop, maintain and execute a commodity based sourcing strategy, focusing on indirect supplies so is not related to product or components. It will look after all that a business requires to run so IT equipment, Stationary and many others "indirect" to production. Key Responsibilities: Develop, maintain, communicate and execute a robust indirect commodity strategy. Close co-operation with the commodity teams. Develop, maintain and execute a robust containment / PV plan. Rolling review of future containment opportunities. Provide data required by Senior Management e.g. Monthly cost reduction vs target. Identify and minimise any risks in the supply chain and inform Senior Management of the risks being taken. Facilitate Zycus data integrity. Co-ordinate and implement reverse auctions. Identify inventory improvement opportunities. The candidate will be expected to support the New Product Sourcing Managers with new supplier selections to ensure that future products also meet the needs of the business. The candidate will be expected to contribute to the profitability of the company through cost reduction and extended credit terms, whilst driving key procurement strategies such as migrating to a preferred supplier list. Qualifications, Experience and profile: 3-5 years of relevant procurement or purchasing experience. Relevant engineering or business degree. Competent in Microsoft Office and in particular Excel. Strong analytical skills - both qualitative and quantitative 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

Permanent / Newtown, Powys

Sales and Marketing Executive China

A Sales and Marketing Executive China is required to support an innovative robotics technology based manufacturer based in Leicester. A Key Sales and Marketing Executive is required for an UK innovative robotics technology developer based in Leicester. This is a key position with responsibility for leveraging existing business and promoting GA in the Chinese market in order to realise substantial growth in export sales. This role requires an individual who is familiar and aligned with Chinese business practices, understands robotic vehicle technologies and is a fluent Mandarin and English (spoken and written). Candidates should be able to demonstrate their ability to present GA in a manner similar to Chinese business to business culture. An international business degree gained in the UK is essential. A first degree from a Chinese university would be an advantage, The role of Chinese Sales and Marketing Executive includes the following: Establishing Chinese social media sites, develop content appropriate to Chinese market. Sites to include WeChat, Weibo, ChinaAGV and Chinese language blogs To proactively refresh and update social media sites to maintain alignment with UK messages and generate target market interest Develop, update and maintain Chinese website version content and use analytics to assess performance (visitors, click through counts, pages viewed, time spent Search engine optimization (SEO) optimizing for Baidu. Upload blogs highlight Chinese industry trends, technology trends and Guidance automation technology news. Work with third party marketing companies to generate press releases, Chinese marketing material, International travel to China, Asia pacific region and UK Promotion of company via Chinese web platform Weibo, Baidu and We Chat. Chinese Market activity analysis to understand what works and what doesn't and create a best practice approach and marketing plan for China. The suitable candidate for Sales and Marketing Executive China will need to possess the following skills and experience: The Chinese market is the fastest growing robotics market and offers the largest export opportunity for Guidance Automations advanced Guidance, Navigation technologies. In order to maximize market export potential a Marketing resource with the following capabilities is a critical. Degree in International Marketing, journalism or associated experienced Local knowledge of Chinese business culture and relationship building skills Ability to assist company representatives in all matters of marketing/sales and relationship building Natural Chinese culture empathy able to align with Chinese buying visions and practices Expert knowledge of social media platforms and web search engines within China such as Weibo, We Chat and Baidu Experience with promoting Robotics products, technology or services using social media tools in China. SEO knowledge for web content (Baidu) Experience with proof reading and good literacy skills with Chinese (formal and informal style) is essential Experience with graphic design software such as Photoshop for print marketing activity is desirable. Language skills: Mandarin (Informal and formal) is essential Fluent English Location of position: Leicester Closing date for applications is Wednesday 15th August 2018

Permanent / Leicester, Leicestershire

Technical Writer

Job Title - Parts Technical Writer Pay rate - Up to £21 per hour Industry - Engineering Location - Manchester An opportunity has arisen for a Parts Technical Writer (Design Change Analyst) within the Parts Authoring team. This is an exciting opportunity to play a key role within a demanding and growing environment. Key Responsibilities: reviewing Design Changes received by the aftermarket and adding into the team workflow. identifying & loading new part numbers into the warehouse system (POPIMS) identifying where service parts are being replaced and creating supersession data to ensure aftermarket customers can move over to the new part number attending BIQ (Built In Quality) and Change Request approval meetings to ensure Design Change proposals meet the needs of the aftermarket be the first point of contact for Internal/Enterprise Customers relating to Design Change queries contribute to team targets for actioning Design Changes within agreed time frame. Experience: good IS/IT skills (Majority of time in this role is spent checking BOM data and matching up part numbers within aftermarket systems). managing Bills of Material or Managing Design Changes within a BOM/Parts listing system. ability to recognise engine spare parts/components by description/drawing/shape. use of Technical Authoring or Product Lifecycle packages, e.g Windchill. If you would like to apply for this role, please contact Sarah Gilbert or Kate Stevens at Jonathan Lee Recruitment as soon as possible!

Contract / Irlam, Greater Manchester

Electrical Design Engineer (Product Design)

We are currently seeking an Electrical Engineer for a role working with a Major Automotive Supplier based in South Wales.You will be responsible for the Electrical Elements of product design for a range of small pump related products. You will be Lead technical deliverables for a project,such as Technical risk assessments Design concept development Product Launch support Problem solving activities Evaluate specifications (Risk assessments) Create new product specifications Lead/Support design and project gate reviews as part of new product launch processes (from concept to production) Customer & Supplier communications Internal team communications Project planning (Technical deliverables to meet project milestones) The successful candidate will ideally possess: Degree in Electrical Engineering Leadership capabilities to assume technical leadership role within a project Good methodical problem-solving skills Strong interest in international travel to support our Global business growth Automotive experience preferred Electrical Experience in Pump technology, EMC Design and Testing. Experience bringing electrical products to market Electrical Design Experience Salary is commensurate with experience level and benefits include subsidised lunch and a good pension scheme.Please be aware that the company are unable to sponsor Visa's so applicants must have current permission to work in the Uk without one.

Permanent / Cardiff, Wales

Metal Fabricator - Furniture

A small but friendly and skilled team of highly skilled craftspeople based in Honiton in the Devon countryside. For over 30 years, their passion for perfection has helped them hone their skills and reputation of restoring high quality antiques and designer furniture pieces, to bring client's dreams and designs to life across the world! Metal Fabricator - Designer Furniture Due to ongoing and sustained growth. We are currently looking for a skilled fabricator to work alongside our team of very talented craftsmen. Our ideal person would have some or all of the following skills: Brass cutting, brazing, soldering, bending, turning and fabricating. Steel and bright steel welding, fabricating. Aluminium welding, fabricating. Ability to work in copper and zinc sheet. Ability to work from plans in a traditional workshop. In return we can offer: £20,000 - £27,000/year basic salary (dependant on experience) Permanent contract (40 hours per week) Annual leave entitlement Sick pay Pension Flexible working environment (please read below) FLEXIBLE WORKING: We are driven by finding the candidate with the correct skill set. Therefore we can offer a part-time or flexi-time working agreement should your circumstances require this. You will have some or all of the skills listed above. However, we would be interested in speaking to aluminium welders who were willing to apply themselves to other processes and take on extra training where required. If you are a skilled aluminium welder or a fabricator with either a diverse skill set or an interest in expanding on your skills and live within a commutable distance of Honiton then we would like to hear from you. Please 'apply' now or contact Colin Reeves on 01384 446121 for more information.

Permanent / Honiton, Devon

Senior Power Electronics Engineer

Job Title: Senior Power Electronics Engineer Location: Newton, Powys Salary: £Negotiable Dependent on Experience Overview: We are currently recruiting a Senior Power Electronics Engineer to work for our client based in Newtown as part of their Industrial Automation Team. The company are involved in all aspects of innovative products which are used in the most demanding applications requiring performance, reliability and energy efficiency to enhance the productivity of their customers machines and processes. Key Responsibilities: Creation of new designs Design of critical power components Design and develop analogue, digital, electronic circuits and systems for power electronics To implement designs, personally, and through other team members, which meet agreed functional design requirements and conforms to international EMC and Safety requirements and regulations Creation of new product specifications and documentation for record keeping Participate in product design reviews. Interface with external suppliers. Managing and facilitating type test meetings plus developing test equipment Experience and Attributes: Masters Degree (MEng) in Power electronics with 2 years+ as an Engineer minimum Must have understanding of power electronic devices, topologies and control systems. Have used simulation tools (eg. PLECS, Saber, Simetrix, Pspice or Mathlab Simulink simulators) Ability to build prototypes, experimentation on systems and bench test. Have a working knowledge of planning tools and applies planning theory to his or her work. Have an awareness and desire to explore emerging technology, innovating ways to incorporate that into designs and products. Desired Experience: Modeling, test and application of high power semiconductor and passive components Strong curiosity and interests to explore and develop new technology Thermal, mechanical or EMC for motor drives Electromagnetic & Electrostatic fields simulation and test and motor drive design Converter/inverter/rectifier or power supplies (AC/AC, DC/DC, AC/DC, DC/AC) 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

Permanent / Newtown, Powys

Inspection Technician - CMM

Prototype Inspection Technician £15.00 to £22.00 per hour LTD Peterborough Diesel Engines An Inspection Technician opportunity has become available for one of the world's leading manufacturers of off-highway machinery and diesel engines. They are seeking to recruit a contract Inspection Technician to support current programs, contributing toward continued growth and market leadership in compact Diesel engines. The successful Inspection Technician will be working within the Research & Development Department and will carry out, a variety of Inspection functions to support new engine programs to very tight deadlines. This will involve reading and interpreting engineering drawings and engineers instructions and then using a variety of Inspection tools / machines to check parts as requested by the customer. You will also need to adhere to company processes including Safety, Standard Work and Quality. To apply for this Inspection Technician position you should have some of the following: Good PC skills, including Microsoft Office, PDF, emails. Previous experience in writing CMM measurement programs (preferably using PC DMIS software). Knowledge of the components of surface topography. Previous Inspection / Measuring Room experience. Apprenticeship / City & Guilds / NVQ Level 3 in Metrology or equivalent qualifications. Applicants must be self-motivated with good team working skills and be willing to work shifts if required. Initiative, problem solving and positive attitude to change are also essential. Please contact James Tilley for details.

Contract / Peterborough, Cambridgeshire

CAD Engineer

A CAD designer with experience of producing engineering drawings in 2D and 3D, preferably using Solidworks, is needed to support a specialist manufacturer of pressed, laser cut and welded products. The role of CAD Designer includes the following: Take customer drawings, many are had drawn or basic 3D/2D and convert them in to 2D or 3D engineering drawing for the fabricators to work from to produce the parts. Deal directly with customers to ask questions and to provide advice on the feasibility of their enquiry, making recommendations where necessary. Work closely with production to assist with any queries from the shop floor The suitable candidate for this role of CAD Designer will need to possess the following skills and experience: Solidworks is preferable, however experience with Inventor and AutoCAD will be fine. Knowledge of fabrication processes such as Punch Presses, guillotines, laser cutting is highly advantageous. An individual who enjoys working as part of a team, sharing ideas and knowledge is essential. This is a wonderful opportunity to work for a an established and well organised manufacturer of fabricated parts. If you have the suitable skills and aspirations for this role of CAD Designer then we would like to hear from you. To apply, please click on the link below. The closing date for applications is Friday 20th July

Permanent / Kidderminster, Worcestershire

Senior Engineering Manager

Senior Engineering Manager We have an opportunity for a Senior Engineering Manager to join and help development of best in class and innovative manufacturing processes, in particular, CNC machining and the improvement of all production capability and capacity across 2 sites in the East Midlands. The Senior Engineering Manager will be responsible for managing the day to day engineering and maintenance activities of their teams within the two facilities. The role is the technical authority in the procurement of all new production assets, principle adviser for the effective in-service maintenance of existing production capabilities and facilities, and responsible for maximising the return on capital investment. This role also includes responsibility for facility management, including occasional new construction activities. Responsibilities: - Manage the Engineering function of the company's 2 East Midlands facilities. Provide positive technical leadership and direction to the engineering teams. Work with and advise all Production Managers, the design team and key production stakeholders to continually improve all existing production capability to increase output and growth. Responsible for the delivery of CAPEX projects supporting and developing manufacturing across all sites. Operate in accordance with the Company Quality Assurance System and help improve and develop processes. Delivery of new and legacy product projects on time Managing engineering problems through to resolution whilst maintaining a commercial focus. Manage the performance and development of all members of the engineering department. Managing business improvement projects in line with the business strategic plan. Experience and Qualifications Experience of leading engineering and maintenance teams. Experience of other disciplines such as Operations, Lean Manufacturing and problem solving tools. Minimum of 5 years' experience in a machining environment. Demonstrable understanding of Health & Safety legislation and QA procedures Good understanding of CNC machining technical processes Excellent communication and presentation skills. Willing to travel within and outside of the UK. Salary and Benefits Competitive Salary. Contributory Pension. If you believe you have the relevant skills and experience and wish to apply please send a brief copy of your CV and a covering letter, outlining your suitability for the role, please send your CV to Philip Delaloye on or call on 01384446192.

Permanent / East Midlands, England

Sales and Marketing Adminstrator

Summary Panel: Job title: Sales & Marketing Administrator Salary Range; Up to £30,000 per annum Location: Wolverhampton This worldwide manufacturing business are seeking a competent Sales & Marketing Administrator Salesperson for their Wolverhampton office. A Sales & Marketing Administrator is required with knowledge and experience of being the customers first point of contact and office administrator. Candidates with experience of the Manufacturing and Engineering industries would be well received. Due to expansion this company, an industrial equipment manufacturer based in Wolverhampton requires a proactive Sales & Marketing Administrator with experience of diary management for a new permanent role. As a Sales & Marketing Administrator you will be required to: - Dealing with and responding to incoming of emails from overseas customers and Sales order processing. - Reporting monthly sales results to Management and supporting the sales force with general operations to help reach the team's objectives. - Processing invoices for all sales transactions and preparing export documentation where required. The Sales & Marketing Administrator should have the following skills or experience: - High organisational skills and ability to manage a number of projects at the same time with strong communication skills. - Well versed in IT skills for example Microsoft Office Suite and CRM systems and have the ability to prioritise own workload. - Practical/logical mindset to learn the range of products and be detail oriented. This is an excellent opportunity for anyone with knowledge of technical sales and marketing develop your career. In return for your experience, this Wolverhampton-based Manufacturer company will offer you: - Up to £30,000 per annum - Competitive benefits package - Career progression and development with this expanding organisation Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon. If you have knowledge of Sales and Administration and you want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the Sales & Marketing Administrator role, please contact Mary O'Brien at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384 446 168.

Permanent / Wolverhampton, West Midlands

Key Account Manager

Key Account Manager £40,000 to £45,000 Car, bonus, pension, PHC, Life Assurance Worcestershire Steel Fabrication Are you a Key Account or Business Development Manager from the steel fabrication sector? A strong people person that developments and nurtures accounts to their full potential? Do you aspire to be a Sales Director in the next 5 years? This could be the role for you……. Our privately-owned client has been operating for more than 60years and although their products may have diversified during that time, the majority of the business is employee owned which allows them to take a long-term view when making strategic decisions on investments Turnover in excess of £7m and employing over 120 people, they supply global OEM's and small SME's across multiple sectors including machine tooling, medical devices and nuclear applications. A rare opportunity has arisen for a Key Account Manager to join this successful business reporting directly to the Managing Director. The successful candidate will manage the companies Key Accounts developing a long-term growth strategy, achieving objectives on turnover, growth and profitability in the steel fabrication arm of the business. About the role Ensure that each account is always at its full potential, identifying sales signals and up selling the service you can provide adding value at every opportunity Support commercial, engineering and manufacturing functions on customer interfaces Champion the customer and drive response to any issues or queries Provide customer insights as to future plans and forecasts which will impact or present opportunity for the business Manage day to day commercial issues Work with the SMT's to develop and implement customer improvement plans About you 5 to 10 year's experience of working in B2B Sales low/medium volume manufacturing and assembly environment Proven experience of margin management Proven experience of management of £1m+ sales accounts Strong negotiation and commercial skills Computer literate with excel and ERP software An engineering degree would be an advantage Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon. If you have knowledge of steel fabrication and you are an experienced Key Account Manager and you want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the Key Account Manager role, please contact Scott Williams at Jonathan Lee Recruitment PSC17

Permanent / Worcestershire, England

Resident Engineer (Engine Management Systems - Crewe

We are currently seeking an experienced EMS Engineer to work on site at a prestigious OEM based in Crewe. You will be part of an international team of resident engineers on site, supporting our customer with Engine Management projects for their range of luxury vehicles. Main Responsibilities Project management and support for the Engine Managements System Testing and validating the EMS/ vehicle systems at the vehicle, HiL or test bed Troubleshooting on and off site Liaison between different customer departments as well as interfacing with a development centre in Germany Participation on international test trips (e.g. Spain, Sweden, USA, ...) if required Your background and skills Graduate in Mechanical, Electronic or related engineering, MSc/ MEng preferred At least 3 years of experience in engine management projects Automotive enthusiasm and a solid knowledge of engine and vehicle functions Prompt analysis of technical issues combined with solution oriented thinking Knowledge and experience of calibration tools e.g. INCA from ETAS, DiagRA D Clean driving license and valid passport for EU travel German as second language desirable Hands on mentality Open minded and willing to work and contribute in a multinational team This is an excellent opportunity to work for well known and highly respected Tier 1 supplier who are offering an excellent salary and benefits package, along with the opportunity to build a great career.

Permanent / Crewe, Cheshire

Shift Manager - Night Shift

My client is a global engineering and manufacturing business supplying into the automotive and power generation markets amongst other industries. They are seeking a dynamic Shift Manager to run their night shift. Reporting into the Operations Manager you will be responsible for driving KPI's and managing staff and resources effectively. Key Responsibilities: Actively promote EHS awareness and ensure all team members understand and follow health and safety procedures. Maintain and improve housekeeping through 5S. Working closely with the Production Planning team, ensure that the daily plan is clearly communicated and achieved. Optimise & adjust resourcing levels according to plan & any absence. Manage all staff related HR issues such as holiday planning, absence and any disciplinary or performance improvement situations that may occur. Help prioritise and resolve technical problems and machine breakdowns. Ensure that Quality procedures are understood and adhered to within the manufacturing team and effectively resolve and close out Quality issues through liaison with the quality department on 8Ds. Proactively drive lean manufacturing Background and Experience: Must have manufacturing management experience and ideally some exposure to the automotive industry CNC machining knowledge is desirable Knowledge of the fastener industry is desirable Lean manufacturing knowledge Effective personnel manager and strong communication skills Able to analyse data and strong IT skills Currently you may be working as a Shift Manager, Shift Supervisor, Production Manager or Manufacturing Manager Working hours are 35 hours per week 4 shifts Monday to Thursday 9 pm to 6 am. Salary is very competitive and will be disclosed after successful application. Please apply as soon as possible to be considered for this exciting Shift Manager role with a leading international manufacturing organisation.

Permanent / Telford, Shropshire

Sales administrator / sales support

Sales administrator / Sales support - Nottingham Based in Nottingham, our client is a well respected SME within the engineering field. It has international offices but its HQ in Nottingham employs around 60 people. It sells and licences specialist software used by engineers to analyses technical problems. What you will do: The role is for a sales administrator / sales support person to handle customer enquires from start to finish (no cold calling) and to provide quotations, sales forecasts etc and keep CRM system updated. You will also support the sales manager and sales team with their admin What you will need: - previous administration experience in a sales environment is essential - attention to detail - be able to communicate fluently (speaking and writing) in English - be eligible to work in the UK without sponsorship - it would be useful to have "CRM Dynamics" experience but not essential What you will get: Salary commensurate with experience 23+8 days holiday Excellent work environment and culture Applications: Please apply with CV and details of notice period and present salary. Shortlisted candidates will be contacted with further details prior to submission, however should you have any questions please contact

Permanent / Nottingham, Nottinghamshire


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