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General engineering & manufacturing recruitment

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

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

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

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

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

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Contract APQP Engineer

APQP Engineer Automotive Attractive Contract rates North Birmingham Are you a Degree or HNC Engineering qualified Engineer with a strong knowledge of APQP and PPAP tools? Engaging with and influencing Engineering, Quality and Manufacturing team colleagues, you will report to the Quality Manager and provide support and knowledge to the NPI team to ensure all elements of PPAP are carried out in order to enable a flawless launch of new products. Other key responsibilities in the APQP role will include; To ensure process controls and gauging strategy are installed to deliver Zero PPM and Zero Warranty issues. To ensure PPAP meets both the Customer and ZF requirements. Being the key point of contact between Plant Quality, Manufacturing and the NPI team. Providing technical expertise in the application of proactive quality tools. The role also feeds into SQA in terms of reporting of supplier issues during Pre-Job 1 phase. Usual day to day tasks in the APQP Engineer role will include; Working with Programme management, document and implement quality deliverables for new products according to Customer or internal requirements. Coordinate and validate testing and measurement procedures for new products. Facilitate PFMEA reviews within the project team to ensure PFMEA is meaningful and incorporates lessons learned from similar processes and previous projects. Coordinate activities to close out actions from PFMEA reviews. Develop Prototype, Pre-launch and Production Control Plans. Support Gauging design and ensure gauging plans reflect process capability. Identify and coordinate actions to prevent re-occurrence of non-conformances relating to product, process & systems. Review Customer PPAP files to ensure completeness and accuracy prior to PSW submission. Report APQP status to Quality Manager, highlighting issues that may lead to reduced quality performance of the product. Report sub-supplier concerns to SQA & NPI teams, following the suppliers responses to ensure timely close-out. Support NPI team in equipment specification and pass off process. Interviews are being booked for week commencing 26 th October, if keen to learn more please contact Grant Nisbet at grant.nisbet@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 Contracts are those of an Employment Business.

Contract / Walsall

Project Engineer

Project Engineer - Torquay - Manufacturing - ISO 13485 (Medical Devices) £35,000 to £45,000 p.a (relocation assistance is available) Project Engineer, Project Manager, Validation Engineer, Product Engineer, Quality Engineer, Quality Manager, QA Manager, QA Engineer, Medical Device, ISO 13485 A Project Engineer is required to join a well-established, award-winning and forward-thinking manufacturing business with ISO9001 (Quality) and ISO 13485 (Medical Devices) accreditation. We're looking to recruit a Project Engineer with experience of leading the research and development of ISO13485 (Medical Devices) components. Responsibilities To develop and create prototype components for medical device customer (ISO 13485). Implementing a validation plan for ISO 13485 Developing components that go into final assembly (DFM/DFA's), concentrating on tooling and validation. Provide training to improve quality and environmental awareness, process and systems knowledge, plus safe working practises. Undertake continuing professional development to become a Subject Matter Expert in ISO13485 (Medical Devices) certification Support the development and maintenance of other ISO certifications as needed. Assist in the reduction of accidents and incidents. Experience and Skills required Knowledge and competence in ISO13485 (Medical Devices) is essential. Experience of implementing a validation plan for ISO 13485 Experience of creating and validating from prototype and tooling for medical devoce components. Have a background in quality systems and manufacturing. 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 Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon. If you are interested in the Project 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 / Torquay

Process Assembly Operator

Job title: Process Assembly Operator Salary Range: £11.00 - £12.00 per hour Hours: 37.5-hour week Monday to Friday 6am-2pm/2pm-10pm Rotational shift pattern Location: Coventry 6 month rolling contract working for a leading defence manufacturer. 8 Process Assembly Operators are required with knowledge of working to production plans, building and assembling components for the supply of products into defence/Military industry. Candidates that have worked in a production enviroment, worked to targets and have experience with assembling products would be well received. Due to workload this defence manufacturer based in Coventry requires 8 experienced, dynamic, leading process assembly operators to undergo a 6-month contract role. As a Process Assembly Operator you will be required to: Handle raw materials supplied to work streams. Delivery and set up workload. Accurately place cut material shapes into various tools. Preform tooling and material Mould materials Vac form tooling Composite tooling Steel tooling Safe loading of tools, laminates and performs into compression press, ovens or autoclaves. Finish and assemble of composites components. Pack and label of finished products. Lay-up composite materials. Operate Press machines. Accurately record production data as required. The Process Assembly Operator should have the following skills or experience: Be able to Obtain and pass baseline security clearance Skills, attitudes and behaviours necessary to be competent in the role: Good standard of manual dexterity Good timekeeping Ability to work to written instructions Ability to understand and follow verbal instructions Attention to detail Flexible Able to work a three-shift rotation, if required Committed attitude to Continuous Improvement activities such as 5s etc This is an excellent opportunity for anyone with knowledge of production assembly within a high-volume manufacturing business. In return for your experience, this Coventry manufacturer will offer you: 6 month rolling contract position £11 - £12 per hour 37.5-hour per week Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon. If you have knowledge of production assembly within a high-volume manufacturing business. If you have any questions about the Process Assembly role, please contact Matt Johnson at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384 446116 Your CV will be forwarded to Jonathan Lee Recruitment, a leading engineering and manufacturing recruitment consultancy established in 1978. The services advertised by Jonathan Lee Contracts are those of an Employment Business.

Contract / Coventry

Procurement Manager

Procurement Manager - Oxfordshire - Excellent Salary & Benefits A Procurement Manager is required with a background operating within the automation sector. Candidates looking for their next step would also be well received. Due to the continued success of this company, a world leader in intelligent automated solutions based in the Oxfordshire area requires a motivated and driven Procurement Manager As the Procurement Manager you will be required to: Responsible for the results of local procurement strategies within the subsidiaries, in accordance with the Lead Buyer To ensure the supply and a sustainable risk management, in accordance with the Lead Buyer Responsible for technical clarification in collaboration with Engineering and Planning Department To establish Supplier Relationship Management and ensure Supplier development (cost, quality, innovation, risk management) Analysis of the supplier market and sourcing activities To execute supplier enquiries and price comparisons (RFI, RFQ) Select and qualify new suppliers with support from Global Procurement & Sourcing, responsible for local supplier ratings and supplier development To be responsible for communication to current suppliers and local representatives of the suppliers Standardisation of terms, conditions and contracts with suppliers Preparation and execution of negotiations (Contract Management) Purchase Order Processing incl. contracts and order confirmation Collaboration and support in tracking of deliveries and current project progress Claim management - to negotiate claims with suppliers The Procurement Manager should have the following skills or experience: Experience in the field of Procurement Commercial and technical knowledge and education Legal awareness regarding capital contracts and working knowledge of MF1, NEC and FIDIC contracts Advanced organisational skills Ability to act based on facts and to make decisions even in unstructured and uncertain situations Positive, constructive and self-confident Ability to analyse failures and problems and to develop possible solutions Experience with ISO accreditation (9001, 14001) would be an advantage Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon. If you are a procurement professional and you want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the Procurement Manager role, please contact Dan Plimmer , dan.plimmer@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 / Chalgrove

NPI Program Manager

NPI Program Manager Up to £32.00 per hour LTD/Umbrella Stafford Diesel Engines An NPI Program Manager opportunity has become available for one of the world’s leading manufacturers of off-highway machinery and diesel and natural gas engines. As NPI Program Manager you will lead the execution of NPI projects; establish project management plan and use the plan to manage product delivery; plan and manage resources for implementing changes; assist in evaluating requests. Job Duties: Manages large NPI projects to ensure they are on time, within budget, and aligned with the product strategy. Builds relationships with other departments within the NPI program team. Assists in marketing the NPI process to customers. Identifies cost containment opportunities. Identifies trends and areas of focus for continuous improvement. The position guides and coaches both junior members of the project management team as well as global cross functional areas representatives assigned to the relative NPI program. Impacts key quality goals including Customer Satisfaction, Continuous Improvement, Timeliness, Accuracy, Efficiency, Cost Savings, Process Quality, etc. To apply for this position you should have some of the following: Knowledge of Diesel Engines or electric power product applications. University degree or equivalent experience. Extensive project management job-related experience. The ability to demonstrate initiative and work with diverse groups to reach consensus is required. Communication skills are critical as incumbent initiates communication with others outside immediate work group to work on new ideas or to counsel others, etc. Strong analytical and problem solving skills are essential as well as project management efficiency. To apply, please submit a copy of your CV clearly indicating your relevant experience. Suitable candidates will be contacted. Unfortunately candidates requiring visa sponsorship CANNOT be considered for this role. Your CV will be forwarded to Jonathan Lee Recruitment, a leading engineering and manufacturing recruitment consultancy established in 1978. The services advertised by Jonathan Lee Contracts are those of an Employment Business.

Contract / Stafford

Senior Test and Development Engineer

Senior Test and Development Engineer - Oxford - £40k to £50k pa Engines, lubricants, oil, powertrain, fuel A Senior Test and Development Engineer is required to join a leading manufacturer of fuel and lubricants. You will require significant experience of base engines and/or lubricant development engineering. As the Senior Test and Development Engineer your responsibilities include; Test Process Development Generate innovative solutions for lubricant and engine testing Lead root cause analysis of test failures / unexpected results Deliver new test development projects on time and on budget Develop test methods with proven repeatability and in conjunction with outsource partners Contribute to the advancement of test methodologies for rapid product development and advantage demonstration Identify challenges and opportunities related to hybrid powertrain lubrication and other emerging applications / technologies As the Senior Test and Development Engineer you will require the following skills and experience; BEng Mechanical or Automotive Engineering with significant mechanical/automotive development experience experience of base engine or lubricant development engineering Proven track record of delivering innovative test and development methods in friction, wear, durability Strong safety culture Culture of innovation and driving change Ability and desire to learn new competencies Effective Team Player. Willingness to share, support and be collaborative Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon. If you are interested in the Senior Test and Development Engineer opportunity please apply today. Alternatively contact James Tilley (james.tilley@jonlee.co.uk) or Oliver Smith (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 / Oxford

Principle Test and Development Engineer

Principle Test and Development Engineer - Oxford - £50k to £60k pa Engines, lubricants, oil, powertrain, fuel A Principle Test and Development Engineer is required to join a leading manufacturer of fuel and lubricants. You will require significant experience of base engines and/or lubricant development engineering. As the Principle Test and Development Engineer your responsibilities include; Leading a small team of engineers. Designing full Test and Development Processes Generate innovative solutions for lubricant and engine testing Lead root cause analysis of test failures / unexpected results Deliver new test development projects on time and on budget Develop test methods with proven repeatability and in conjunction with outsource partners Contribute to the advancement of test methodologies for rapid product development and advantage demonstration Identify challenges and opportunities related to hybrid powertrain lubrication and other emerging applications / technologies As the Principle Test and Development Engineer you will require the following skills and experience; BEng Mechanical or Automotive Engineering with significant mechanical/automotive development experience Significant experience of base engine or lubricant development engineering Proven track record of delivering innovative test and development methods in friction, wear, durability Strong safety culture Culture of innovation and driving change Ability and desire to learn new competencies. Effective Team Player. Willingness to share, support and be collaborative Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon. If you are interested in the Principle Test and Development Engineer opportunity please apply today. Alternatively contact James Tilley (james.tilley@jonlee.co.uk) or Oliver Smith (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 / Oxford

Operations Manager

Operations Manager Salary Range: £40,000 to £50,000 p.a Location: Bromsgrove Operations, Manager, Steel, Stockholder, Fabrication, Metals, Automotive, H&S, Warehouse, Supply chain, Materials, Change Management, Lean, 8D, root cause, Manufacturing Processes & Improvement An Operations Manager is required with knowledge of operational management, manufacturing processes (metal fabrication ideally), planning, logistics, supply chain, sales, service and process improvement within a medium volume production environment. This SME based in Bromsgrove requires a forward thinking, hands on Operations Manager with knowledge in process improvement, manufacturing systems, quality, productivity, waste elimination, man-management and sales/service for a new permanent role. As Operations Manager you will be required to: Provide strong leadership, building a team of competent, engaged, safe and productive staff across varied disciplines Drive continuous improvement in Process, Quality and Safety through risk assessments, root cause analysis, training, and projects Develop and maintain a deep understanding of our supply chain ensuring our supply partners are delivering to the expected requirements in terms of time and quality Actively manage the sales and operational planning function to meet customer needs (both external and internal) and maximise plant efficiency Set comprehensive goals for performance and growth Communicate effectively with suppliers, partners, colleagues, market representatives and customers The Operations Manager should have the following skills or experience: Good understanding of manufacturing operations, process improvement, waste elimination, change management and quality standards/systems/processes Excellent leadership qualities having a track record in driving and developing teams within a medium/high volume manufacturing operation Automotive and/or metal fabrication background is highly desirable Commercially astute with strong organisational and analytical skills with knowledge of business operations from supply chain, through production and on the customer dealing with sales, service and capacity planning. Knowledge of stainless steel fabrication would be advantageous Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon. If you have knowledge of leading business operations within a fabrication environment and you want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the Operations Manager role, please contact Oliver Smith at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384 446104 or email oliver.smith@jonlee.co.uk · Set compressive goals for performance and growth. · Oversee and responsible for all daily operational aspects within the 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 / Bromsgrove

CNC Machinist - Night Shift

CNC Machinist - Northampton - Automotive - £14 p/h to £16 p/h Night Shift Precision Machining, CNC Machining, Precision Components, Engines, setting, operating and programming. A skilled CNC Machinist with a strong background in an automotive machining environment is required to join a very busy and growing factory shop-floor based near Northampton. As the CNC Machinist you will be responsible for the following: 3, 4 and 5 axis machining Set up of new and existing tooling Set up of new and existing ancillary equipment Loading of programs into machines Proving out programs (new and modified) Develop and maintain process documentation Continuous process improvement Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon. If you are a skilled CNC Machinist with vast experience and working knowledge of the automotive industry/CNC machined components and you want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the CNC Machinist 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 / Northampton

Maintenance Engineer

Maintenance Engineer - Stoke-On-Trent - Automotive £36,000 inc shift + OT Shifts: 6am-2pm, 2pm-10pm, 10pm-6am (Monday to Friday) A Multi-Skilled Maintenance Engineer with electrical skills is required to join a fast paced automotive manufacturing environment. As the Maintenance Engineer you will require the followings skills & experiences; Electrical fault finding, testing and repairs Electrical qualifications (wiring regulations etc.) desirable Pneumatics and Hydraulics PLC experience ideally Siemens and Mitsubishi Mechanical stripping, building, servicing and maintenance Understanding of automotive manufacturer's practices. Basic knowledge of business and quality systems in the automotive sector. Able to understand modern engineering philosophies, for example Kaizen, Poke Yoke, JIB, Muda, 5’s, standardised work, FMEA, ISO14001, etc. As the Maintenance Engineer your responsibilities will include; Diagnose and rectify equipment problems quickly and efficiently. Investigate permanent solutions to equipment problems. Plan and implement equipment improvement. Ensure that all processes meet health and safety requirements and that procedures are followed. Carry out planned maintenance work. Contribute to the improvement and development of the planned maintenance system. Contribute to cost reduction projects. To maintain a safe working environment and actively support the continuing development of a safety culture. To work flexibly and carry out additional duties as requested. If you are interested in this Maintenance Engineer opportunity please click on the link to apply or alternatively contact oliver.smith@jonlee.co.uk 01384 446104 Your CV will be forwarded to Jonathan Lee Recruitment, a leading engineering and manufacturing recruitment consultancy established in 1978. The services advertised by Jonathan Lee Recruitment are those of an Employment Agency.

Permanent / Stoke-on-Trent

Applications Engineer

Applications Engineer - £35,000 to £42,000 - Renewable Energy - Buckinghamshire We are looking for an Applications Engineer to join a well established solar energy provider based in the Buckinghamshire area. You will require knowledge in renewable energy markets in related positions such Applications Engineer, Technical Support or Sales. As the Applications Engineer your responsibilities will include; Technical support and assistance for customers (sales partners, service partners, installers) in UK Presales-assistance, such as PV- system-sizing, assistance with support cases via phone/email as well as on-site (as required) Give technical training to sales partners, installers and internal team members Electro-technical commissioning on site Demonstrate products at customer sites and in-house Participate in Sales Exhibitions or Trade Fairs (National or outside of the UK) As the Applications Engineer you will require the following skills & experiences; Knowledge in renewable energy is essential Experience in a similar position; technical support, applications engineer, sales, technical engineering/management Understanding of the UK Solar market Knowledge in electronics Completed a technical degree (Electrical engineering preferred but not essential) Ability to communicate on all levels with varied audiences. If you are interested in this exciting new opportunity please click on the link to apply. Alternatively you can contact Oliver.Smith@jonlee.co.uk 01384 446104 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 / Milton Keynes

Manufacturing Operations Manager

Manufacturing Operations Manager (SME) Salary: £Competitive Plus Benefits Location: Coventry Principal, Manufacturing, Production, Systems, Innovation, Digitisation, Improvements, Leadership, 8D, 5Y, automation, manufacturing systems, advanced manufacturing. We are looking for an experienced Manufacturing Operations Manager with a track record of driving and developing operational performance within an SME's environment, preferably within the automotive and/or engineering arena. As an enthusiastic and natural leader, you will be a capable individual with a hands-on approach to introducing new systems, processes and techniques into the manufacturing environment to improve efficiencies, increase productivity, eliminate waste and ultimately have a positive impact on bottom line profit. As a Manufacturing Operations Manager, you will need to demonstrate the ability to manage the identification, rationalisation and delivery of new systems, processes and techniques to target the improvements of production and manufacturing processes across the SME marketplace, being able to manage teams through effective leadership to delivery results in a quick and effective time frame and within budget constraints. As a Manufacturing Operations Manager, you will require: Support SME’s in the identification and implementation of modern manufacturing principles and practices to include areas such as digitization, automation, and modernization of the production arena. Day to day support to the manufacturing team in production of automotive and general engineering components and systems Identify wate within the manufacturing environment and make recommendations for improvements Developing manufacturing processes to support production driving continuous improvement. Optimising of manufacturing processes by improving efficiencies, reducing wastage, enhancing yield and reducing cost. Industrialisation of new products / New Product Introduction – take a design concept and find the best way of manufacturing it. Fully use the tools of APQP such as FMEA, PPAP, DFM, DFA to develop and support operations Lead teams in the delivery of effective manufacturing solutions across the SME market to positively impact operations. As a Manufacturing Operations Manager, you should have experience in the following: Driving improvements, performance and efficiencies within an SME environment from a senior managerial level to positively impact bottom line profits Deliver the introduction of advanced manufacturing technology, digitization, business transformation, automation and improvements across all engineering / manufacturing operations within the SME or 1st / 2nd Tier arena Ability to optimize manufacturing processes, equipment, and systems to increase efficiencies and eliminate waste to positively impact productivity, quality, and ultimately bottom-line profits Ability to support the development of a modern continuous improvement and lean manufacturing culture across the organization. Lead multiple manufacturing and digitization projects and programmes across various SME’s to understand needs and requirements while engaging with the organizations deliver solutions in a personal way to ensure buy in and delivery with minimal disruption Have exposure in driving change management and lean manufacturing, Six Sigma, or similar continuous improvement methods to drive effective change. So if you have a true passion for modern manufacturing, automation, digitisation, business transformation and process improvement and have exposure to driving and managing change with an SME environment having, have held a senior managerial level position (Operations, Manufacturing, General Management, CEO) with a proven track record of leadership and delivering projects, you should apply today as applications are expected to be high. For further information please 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 / Coventry

Facilities Engineer

Facilities Engineer Up to £28.00 per hour LTD/Umbrella Desford, Leicestershire, UK Off Highway A Facilities Engineer opportunity has become available for one of the world’s leading manufacturers of off-highway machinery and diesel and natural gas engines. As a Mechanical/Electrical Facilities Engineer you will have accountability to manage teams to deliver facility goals and projects, review and make recommendations on new and current equipment, procedures and training requirements. Job Duties/Responsibilities may include, but are not limited to: Support facility on both new and current mechanical and electrical needs for infrastructure and equipment. Lead and manage projects for facility improvements and new equipment installation. Prepares documentation for compliance of site systems to a planned maintenance program Investigates maintenance-related issues and recommends solutions. Troubleshoots equipment and systems to prevent downtime. Liaises and manages third party contractors to ensure compliance. Assists in the design and recommendations of building changes. Verifies equipment and systems effectiveness and recommends revision or purchase of new equipment. Skills, experience & qualifications you will have; Mechanical or Electrical Engineering degree. Prior experience working in a manufacturing environment. Experience leading projects. Experience of managing contractors and/or suppliers. Previous experience in equipment specification, diagnostics, systems integration and maintenance coordination. Excellent communication skills both written and verbal. Interpersonal skills to adapt to a diverse group of employees, customers and suppliers. To apply, please submit a copy of your CV clearly indicating your relevant experience. Suitable candidates will be contacted. Unfortunately candidates requiring visa sponsorship CANNOT be considered for this role. Your CV will be forwarded to Jonathan Lee Recruitment, a leading engineering and manufacturing recruitment consultancy established in 1978. The services advertised by Jonathan Lee Contracts are those of an Employment Business.

Contract / Desford

EHS Advisor

Role: Contract EHS Advisor Location: Dudley Salary: Competitive Pay Rate Overview: We are currently recruiting for an experienced EHS Advisor to work for our client who are based in the Dudley area. The role will be working on a short-term contract basis and would suit someone who is immediately available and flexible with timeframes, as this is a project-based role. Involved in the on a short-term project to review, evaluate and upgrade a current EHS management system within an R&D Support Lab that works heavily in the pharmaceutical industry. Duties and Key Responsibilities: Involved in the on a short-term project to review, evaluate and upgrade a current EHS management system. Working knowledge of occupational hygiene monitoring, exposure control and respiratory protective equipment practices. Review of current EHS procedures and Exposure Control Practices as outlined in existing SSOW. Assess if current procedures fully support testing of OEL 4/D pharmaceutical materials. Determine risk for the processes for each of the categories. Additionally, assess future requirements for the testing of OEL 5/E materials. Assess what would be needed from a containment solutions perspective, to increase safety of handling hazardous pharmaceutical customer test materials. Experience & Education: Proven EHS background within the pharmaceutical industry. Experience of testing OEL 4/D Pharmaceutical material and testing of OEL 5/E Materials. Experience of reviewing EHS procedures 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 / Dudley

Production Planner

Production Planner - Walsall - Manufacturing - £20,000 to £25,000 p.a Customer coordinator, planner, planning, customer accounts coordinator, capacity planner, A Production Planner is required to join a well established and successful engineering and production company based in Walsall. Key responsibilities Coordinating orders from point of receipt to production Planning and prioritizing operations to ensure maximum performance and minimum delay Acknowledging customer orders and keeping the customer updated with any changes Determining manpower, equipment and raw materials needed to cover production demand Schedule shift according to production needs Communicating with other departments to ensure customer needs are met Experience required Appropriate experience in a high pressure, rapidly changing manufacturing environment is highly desirable Excellent communication skills and the ability to work within a team to achieve challenging targets Continually strive for excellence of quality and must have the correct mind-set to grasp issues surrounding manufacturing processes Lead time focused to successfully and reliably meet targets and deadlines A mind-set attuned to continuous improvement Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon. If you are interested in the Production Planner 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 / Walsall

Lead Maintenance Engineer

Lead Maintenance Technician £Competitive Slough Packaging Solutions Manufacturing A Lead Maintenance Technician is required to provide support to the Lead Maintenance Technician and ensure all safety reviews, risk assessments and a safe working environment is paramount. The client, a global innovative packaging solutions manufacturer based in Slough, requires a Lead Maintenance Technician to ensure the smooth running of the shift Engineering team covering breakdowns, PPM and ensuring work is correctly coded. As the Lead Maintenance Technician you will be required to: - Carry out safety reviews and risk assessments on all machines ensuring a safe environment - Mechanical and electrical hands on engineer required to work with the UK maintenance operations in our Slough manufacturing plant from 07:00 to 15:00 - Deputise for engineering manager when required - Work with the Engineering Manager to increase and optimise efficiency on the production lines - Ensure the quality of the engineering work is up to a high standard - Ensure the smooth running of the shift engineering team covering breakdowns, PPM and ensuring the work is correctly recoded - Manage the engineering work request procedure, this includes making sure jobs are done in a reasonable time, the quality of the work is up to standard and the excel log is kept up to date - Maintain upkeep of stores inventory with the team - Be flexible in dealing with out of hours calls, assisting with 24/5 shift cover, working some weekends and covering shifts when shift engineers are not available - To ensure knowledge and experience is shared freely and openly with colleagues - To support Engineering Manager in reducing monthly spend on labour and spares - Actively participate in continuous improvement using TPM, 5S, 5 Why - Liaise with external contractors, carry out RAMS - Carry out projects and modifications from concept to completion - Work with the team to find contractors to support maintenance on major repairs The Lead Maintenance Technician should have the following skills or experience: - A recognised engineering apprenticeship. - Electrical skills, 3 phase motors, drives and control gear knowledge. - PLC and HMI fault finding skills would be advantageous. - Experience with FMCG, food, packaging, lamination, extrusion, or flexo-printing is desirable. - Multi-discipline experience in both electrical and mechanical. - Ideally up to date with the current UK/European safety requirements and legislation. Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon. If you have experience as a Lead Maintenance Technician and you want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the role, please contact Justin Wainwright at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01268 889267 or 07711 156281. 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

Project Manager - Risk Management

Project Manager Up to £32.00 per hour LTD/Umbrella Peterborough, UK Diesel Engines A Project Manager opportunity has become available for one of the world’s leading manufacturers of off-highway machinery and diesel and natural gas engines. This project manager role will sit across two engineering functions and the suitable candidate must have proven experience with risk & resource management. JOB DUTIES: Management and accountability for the portfolio of projects Monitoring project progress and performance Regular stakeholder reporting Proven risk management experience Resource management - Provide input for staffing and support of programs and create accurate and detailed resource-loaded project schedules Maintains program level issues/action logs, risk registers, scope change requests/logs, program schedules, and program cost tracking Expertise in Project/Program Management tools & processes, including project/portfolio resource and cost management Facilitate projects, lead chartering sessions, develop/validate network diagrams, and lead integration and compression sessions with internal and external teams To apply for this position you should have some of the following: This position requires a four year college or university degree or equivalent experience within the project management field Proven track record of PM Risk & Resource management experience ESSENTIAL Extensive knowledge of PM methodologies Professional training in leading and facilitating meetings is highly desired. Must possess extensive knowledge of project management software (MS Project experience desirable) Project resource loading/portfolio resource management and project/portfolio cost management experience is highly desirable Prince 2/PMP or equivalent qualification is highly desired Closing date for applications COB Thursday 22nd October Please contact James Tilley for more details at james.tilley@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 Contracts are those of an Employment Business.

Contract / Peterborough

CNC Machinist

CNC Machinist - Northampton - Automotive - £28,000 to £32,000 p.a Double day shift Precision Machining, CNC Machining, Precision Components, Engines, setting, operating and programming. A skilled CNC Machinist is required to join a very busy and growing factory shop-floor based near Northampton. Specialising manufacturing high-end automotive and motorsport components. As the CNC Machinist you will be responsible for the following: 3, 4 and 5 axis machining Set up of new and existing tooling Set up of new and existing ancillary equipment Loading of programs into machines Proving out programs (new and modified) Develop and maintain process documentation Continuous process improvement Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon. If you are a skilled CNC Machinist with vast experience and working knowledge of the automotive industry/CNC machined components and you want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the CNC Machinist 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 / Northampton

Sales Engineer

Sales Engineer - Automation - £35,000 to £40,000 PA + car, bonus Leeds and surrounding areas Our client supplies products from leading industrial automation and control product manufacturers, serving industry has been their prime focus and they have always specialised in providing their customers with the very best industrial control and automation products. Responsibilities Working in the Sales Team means working closely with our customers face to face, on the phone and via email, and maximising sales opportunities. We are looking for someone with initiative, determination and self-motivation who enjoys dealing with people to resolve their issues identified during the sales process and understands the nature of working within a team. Effective territory planning in order to maximise customer contact, proactive telephone canvassing and a call rate of 16 customer visits per week is expected, reported weekly and accurately. New trading account generation and Self generated leads via cold calling and account management. Conduct sales calls in a professional manner, ensuring that customer’s needs are explored extensively. Ensure that all business systems and CRM sales reporting requirements are updated accurately and on a weekly basis. Experience Ideally you will be qualified to at least ONC level in electrical engineering or a electrical HND / HNC qualification Good knowledge of electrical control product gained within a sales environment ideally electrical product and technical electrical product experience and knowledge The ability and determination to finish projects and take tasks through to their natural conclusion. Good day to day planning capabilities are an essential for satisfactory performance Technical interests, specialist skills and experience are important for long term success Excellent communication skills with the ability to work comfortably at Director level. If you are looking for a company that has a long-term vision and cares about its people and the planet, excels in a competitive sales environment and delivers exceptional customer experience then we want to hear from you. You should possess a minimum of 2 years customer facing sales within a technical electrical product field. Please click on the Apply button to submit your application or contact 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 / Leeds

Vehicle Development & Test Engineer

Lead Vehicle Test & Development Engineer – Electric Vehicle – Coventry – Perm/Contract This is an exceptional opportunity for a Vehicle Test & Development Engineer to provide technical direction within vehicle test & development for a range of hybrid battery electric vehicles. The Vehicle Test & Development Engineer will be responsible for test & development activities to meet project goals. They will be able to provide guidance on industry best practice and support the product development process through to production. What you will do: As Vehicle Test & Development Engineer To lead the vehicle test & development for various new vehicle platforms. To provide technical leadership/guidance in the field of Vehicle Test & Development for hybrid battery electric and gasoline vehicles. To be responsible for the analysis and related test and development activities for the technical area both externally and in the project workshops. To establish collaborative test, research and product development activities with partner organisations and suppliers. To actively participate in decision making and planning reviews to ensure timely delivery of the programmes to the benefit of internal parties and external collaborators. What you will need: As Vehicle Test & Development Engineer A degree in Automotive or Mechanical Engineering or equivalent Proven experience in Vehicle Test & Development in delivery of an end to end vehicle program. Proven experience of delivering vehicle systems from a concept level. Confident leading meetings and ability to evaluate technical problems to ensure clear direction. An understanding of the requirements for Vehicle Test & Development that can be found within the automotive industry. Ability to communicate appropriate, concise and accurate information, both in writing and verbally. What you will get: As Vehicle Test & Development Engineer Experience of working on a highly innovative EV project The chance to work in excellent facilities Competitive salary/rate and benefits Suitably qualified and experienced Test and Development Engineers should apply today by contacting Paul Robson at Jonathan Lee Recruitment +44(0)1384 446146 or by emailing their CV and covering letter to paul.robson@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
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