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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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UK Quality Director

UK Quality Director Preston, with regular UK and European travel Circa £100,000 plus car allowance, bonus, family healthcare. Relocation assistance will be considered. We are working with Baxi Heating UK, part of the wider BDR Thermea Group, as a retained partner to help secure the services of an exceptional, forward thinking Quality Director to lead all areas of quality across the UK operations from suppliers, through all manufacturing and on to aftermarket, installation and customer care. Baxi Heating UK is a leading provider of sustainable and efficient heating solutions across a diverse range of domestic and commercial brands. They have over 150 years of experience, who pride themselves on their values and strive for earning lifetime loyalty with their customers. This highly influential position can offer the opportunity to lead quality through the next phase of its development. As UK Quality Director you will design UK strategy, connect people and drive teams with progressively increasing standards as well as help bind long term UK and Group Quality initiatives. As Quality Director your main responsibilities will be to lead the UK quality function to achieve: · Initiatives that drive improvements and cultural attitudes toward Quality. · Champion a "we are all responsible for quality results" attitude into the UK business. · Drive reliability through input to both our suppliers, our own NPD and manufacturing areas. · Apply preventative models to ensure that best quality results are achieved, and issues negated. · Maximise Quality effectiveness, efficiencies and optimise resources available · Evaluate quality process and results, re calibrating initiatives to embrace changing needs · Drive quality and focus into the Aftersales market business areas. ·Define, drive and utilise innovative solutions to achieve quality standards desired As Quality Director you will offer professional expertise, possibly holding a relevant qualification around Quality Management, Engineering or similar and possess a wider business and commercial understanding to accompany this. With people in mind, your tenacious, yet logical, approach will enable you to confidently manage a range of internal relations across various locations, both in the UK and at Group. Ultimately, you will ensure that the best outcomes are achieved, and innovations embraced. A leading reward package is on offer for this executive role, accompanied by a wide range of benefits to support you and your family. These include: executive bonus scheme, company car or allowance, private medical scheme, contributory pension scheme and 25 Days leave. If you would like further information on the role, please apply. Jonathan Lee Recruitment are the retained search consultancy working with Baxi on this role, direct applicants or agency approaches will be redirected to Jonathan Lee Recruitment for assessment. Baxi are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at their company. They do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, or disability status. 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 / Preston

Maintenance Engineer

Role: Maintenance Engineer Location: Manchester Salary: Negotiable Dependent on Experience Overview: We are currently recruiting for a multi skilled maintenance engineer to work for our client at their site in Manchester, the role will be carrying out both mechanical and electrical works on site with the aim of keeping operation downtime to a minimum. Duties and Key Responsibilities: 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 lines Working and communicating with on-site contractors. Helping to develop and maintain the PPM system. Maintenance of site facilities. 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: 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 Recruitment are those of an Employment Agency.

Permanent / Manchester

Quality and Manufacturing Engineering Manager

Quality and Manufacturing Engineering Manager Permanent position - Sunbury On Thames Manufacturing - Thermal Systems and Motion Control products. Salary negotiable The Quality and Manufacturing Engineering Manager will work across operations, supply chain and design engineering to provide manufacturing engineering expertise in supporting existing and new products, defining new and support existing processes. The company specialises in the design and manufacture of Thermal Systems and Motion Control products for various sectors including the commercial and military aerospace, rail and oil & gas sectors. Due to an increase in projects, they require a Quality and Manufacturing Engineering Manager on a permanent staff basis. As the Quality and Manufacturing Engineering Manager, you will be required to: Implement lean manufacturing methods including 1-piece flow lines and visual factory to reduce throughput times, rework/scrap and work in progress. Also apply statistical tools and methodologies where applicable. Initiate and lead improvement projects and CAPEX to enable new process and product introductions. Provide day-to-day manufacturing engineering support for the production cells to enable customer schedule adherence (Fracas/concessions, change notes or MRB - material review board. Leading and working to ensure the most cost-effective manufacturing process flows are defined when introducing new products into operations. Instil new products and modified processes into manufacturing/operations Project co-ordinator and serve as senior link between design, project management and operations. Project manage new product introductions and the manufacture of legacy products from release to production through the product life cycle. Participate in the management of the technical direction, including the implementation and improvement of the NPI procedure, business technology and product strategy and the recommendation and implementation of organisational improvements. The Quality and Manufacturing Engineering Manager should have the following skills or experience: Proven experience in a management role within a dynamic operations environment. Full understanding of regulatory requirements for the supply of products to the Aerospace or a similar regulatory manufacturing organisation. Manufacturing Engineering Management experience in a responsive engineering company. Strong leadership qualities with a strong aptitude for motivating others. A proven track record of generating and maintaining process maps, PFMEA's and control plans. Strong knowledge of lean manufacturing principles. Experience of using Fishbone/Ishikawa diagrams. Significant technical and problem-solving experience in an electro-mechanical manufacturing environment. Ideally qualified in Manufacturing, Mechanical or Electrical Engineering. Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon. If you have experience as a Cell Leader 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 / Sunbury

CMM Programmer (Zeiss)

Job title: CMM Programmer (Zeiss/PC-DMIS) Salary Range: Competitive Location: Wellingborough Quality, CMM, Zeiss, PC-DMIS, Measurement, Machining, Powertrain, Engine A CMM Programmer is required with working knowledge of Zeiss/PCDMIS. Candidates must have experience of machined parts inspection within the Automotive or Aerospace industry. Due to growth this company, a leading provider of castings solutions based in Wellingborough requires a forward thinking CMM Programmer a new permanent role. As a CMM Programmer you will be required to: Write CMM Programs from both 2d and 3d data using Zeiss, CDMIS, Quindos and Mitutoyo Geopak software. Select suitable probes and attachments for the CMM to ensure accurate and efficient measurement of components. Develop and document fixturing requirements for each product. Generate clear and concise CMM reports which display all customer and manufacturing required outputs. Analyse CMM reports and communicate any non-conforming measured features and features which are moving towards the limits of tolerance and liaise with production staff to correct any such issues. Review and monitor CMM programs with a view to reducing cycle times whilst maintaining measurement integrity. Provide training to production operatives on the operation of the CMM’s for running jobs. Conduct CMM calibration as required. Conduct first off inspection reports for machined parts using a variety of measurement equipment. Compile corrective action reports for non-conforming products and liaise with production staff to ensure correction of any out of specification features. Sign off jobs as ready to run on completion of satisfactory first off inspection. Conduct ISIRs and compile reports as required by the customer. Assist with the checking of machined parts both in inspection and on the shop floor Escalate any issues found to supervision and management as required Identify appropriate inspection tools to be issued to production operatives to facilitate the checking of parts and features of parts on the shop floor The CMM Programmer should have the following skills or experience: A good understanding of inspection of machined parts whilst employing a wide range of measurement techniques mainly CMM but including, Shadow Graph and all generally used engineering inspection tools A good working knowledge of Zeiss/PCDMIS preferably for DEA CMM machines. Working knowledge of Quindos and Geopak also an advantage. Proven experience of meeting customer deadlines A good understanding of customer and engineering requirements. Experience of creating detailed instructions, control plans and standard working procedures. Able to work on their own initiative or as part of a team Demonstrates a high level of accuracy and attention to detail Good communication skills, both verbal and written Strong organisational skills Quality orientated Relevant industry experience of machined parts inspection employing all commonly used engineering inspection equipment. Preferably Automotive or Aerospace experience This is an excellent opportunity for anyone with knowledge of machined parts inspection to develop your career. In return for your experience, this Wellingborough based machining company will offer you: A competitive salary plus benefits Excellent career progression and development within a forward-thinking organisation Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon. If you want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the CMM Programmer role, please contact Mark Bignell at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384 446167 or email: mark.bignell@jonlee.co.uk Your CV will be forwarded to Jonathan Lee Recruitment, a leading engineering and manufacturing recruitment consultancy established in 1978. The services advertised by Jonathan Lee Recruitment are those of an Employment Agency.

Permanent / Wellingborough

Interim Human Resources Manager

Interim Human Resources Manager 3 - 6 month assignment, immediate start Aylesbury An Interim Human Resources Manager is required for a global business involved in the manufacture of specialist products used across the process and food sectors. Having invested heavily in new technology centres across Europe they are now looking to hire a proactive HR business partner who has a strong track record of change management and the development of a Continuous Improvement based culture based on, engagement, empowerment and high performance. This this is a fast-paced process manufacturing business with a product range sold across the globe with a reputation for innovation and new product development. Industry experience considered for this role could include Pharmaceutical, Food, Process, Automotive and Aerospace. However, of equal importance will be your ability to deliver sustainable change and work as an effective partner to the senior management team. To be considered for this interim Human Resources Manager position you must have experience of: Working within HR in a Business Partner or Manager position within a volume manufacturing processing environment Working as part of a senior management team responsible for business transformation and creating a culture based on operational excellence, employee engagement, empowerment and ownership Providing generalist HR support and familiar with working in a matrix structure, developing relationships and giving specialist HR help and advice Developing an effective communication strategy for HR and working with peers on resourcing plans, recruitment and succession planning to ensure operational objectives can be met Full UK employment legislation, providing guidance and interpretation across the business Excellent communication skills with an ability to influence across all levels of an organisation This is an immediate appointment and the role will require excellent change management skills and HR knowledge. It is essential that you can hit the ground running and have the credibility to make a positive impact from day one. This is an exciting business going through a programme of cultural change that will deliver a high-performance culture, based on self-directed work teams that will require full employee engagement that will deliver customer service excellence. 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 / Aylesbury

Spares & Logistics Coordinator

Spares & Logistics Coordinator Salary Range: Competitive Location: Warwick Leading mechanical and plant engineering company. A detailed Spares & Logistics Coordinator is required for a leading mechanical and plant engineering company based in Warwick, you will be responsible for coordinating the supply of spares to internal/external customers and have experience from within engineering and plant equipment industry sector. Candidates with experience of day to day Spares and Logistics coordination within an engineering, plant equipment and manufacturing environment would be well received. This Leading mechanical and plant engineering company based in Warwick requires a motivated, dynamic, detailed and driven Spares & Logistics Coordinator with leadership skills. As a Spares & Logistics Coordinator you will be required to: coordinate the purchase and supply of spares to internal/external customers. responsible for assisting with the development of new markets for spares sales. coordinate export logistics associated with equipment deliveries in the UK and Overseas. operate and control stores area including day-to-day management of all incoming and outgoing goods. The Spares & Logistics Coordinator will have the following skills or experience: Experience of handling customer sales enquiries and processing orders. Experience within a technical sales or aftersales environment. Good knowledge of MS word, outlook, powerpoint Highly proficient in MS Excel. Ability to travel UK and OS occasionally for short periods. Leading, supporting and motivating a small team to achieve sales of spares. Supervision of administrative and clerical activities within a fast moving customer service environment. An ability to work under pressure to meet tight deadlines. Experience of SAP Sales Order Processing software. Fork lift truck trained. This is an excellent opportunity for anyone with Spares & Logistics skills and experience within mechanical and plant engineering environments. In return this Warwick based company will offer you: Competitive salary Benefits. Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon. If you have knowledge of Spares & Logistics Coordination from within manufacturing/plant engineering industry sectors and you want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the Spares & Logistics Coordinator role, please contact Paul Broadhead, paul.broadhead@jonlee.co.uk at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384 446155. 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 / Warwick

Indirects Buyer

Indirect Buyer Salary Range: Competitive Location: Birmingham An Indirect Buyer is required for a Rail Industry company based in Birmingham, you will be responsible for the purchase and supply of Indirect goods and services and have experience from within a highly regulated high variation manufacturing environment. Candidates with experience of Indirect buying within a heavy industry environment would be well received. This Rail industry company, offering complete life cycle capabilities based in Birmingham, requires a motivated, dynamic, detailed and driven Indirect Buyer. As the Indirect Buyer you will be required to: Supporting Strategic Purchasing Manager with the execution of the GRG procurement strategy Manage purchase orders and calls off in support of required time-lines and budgets Manage RFQ activity for demand outside of framework agreements Support development of partnerships with key suppliers as directed Collaborating closely with cross-functional teams to anticipate and address emerging issues Contribute to and identify cost saving initiatives Contribute and identify improvements to products and processes Feed into KPIs Drive for personal development within procurement The Indirect Buyer will have the following skills or experience: Educated to Degree level or equivalent and/or Membership of the Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply (MCIPS) preferable. Minimum of 5 years experience in a manufacturing or Project based environment Expert in Indirect commodities and services. Continuous improvement tools and techniques deployment. Experience of cross functional team membership. Stakeholder communications. Multi site procurement experience. This is an excellent opportunity for anyone with Indirect commodity management skills and experience within a heavy industry/manufacturing environment. In return this Birmingham based Rail Industry company will offer you: Competitive salary and benefits. Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon. If you have knowledge of Indirect Commodity Buying and you want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the Indirect Buyer role, please contact Paul Broadhead, paul.broadhead@jonlee.co.uk at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384 446155. 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

Senior Test Equipment Engineer

Senior Test Equipment Engineer Edinburgh Aerospace Permanent or Contract A Senior Test Equipment Engineer is required to join an established company with a strong reputation in the aerospace and defence sectors. The successful candidate will be joining to ensure continuing operation of deployed test equipment in support of the product life cycle. Working closely with the Test Equipment team and manager in sustaining and upgrading electronic, mechanical and electrical test rigs. Responsibilities of the Senior Test Equipment Engineer will include the following: Calibration, fault diagnosis, repair, maintenance and safety testing of complex test equipment. Provide effective maintenance and successful closure of technical issues. Liaison with customers to provide on-site and remote engineering solutions. Develop a working partnership with internal and external customers, Manufacturing Supervisors and Operators. The Senior Test Equipment Engineer should have the following skills or experience: HNC / HND or degree qualified in an Engineering Discipline. Significant experience working in a test engineering role in an aerospace, safety critical or high technology environment. Experience of debugging and fault finding complex electronic systems. Some leadership or management reporting responsibilities. This is an excellent opportunity for anyone with knowledge of complex test equipment to work in an interesting. In return for your experience, this Edinburgh based company will offer you: Competitive basic salary or rate The opportunity to work on a wide variety of equipment and projects Interviews for the Senior Test Equipment Engineer will commence with immediate effect with a view to starting as soon as possible. For further information on the Test Equipment Design Engineer position please contact Tom Duckett at Jonathan Lee Recruitment. Your CV will be forwarded to Jonathan Lee Recruitment, a leading engineering and manufacturing recruitment consultancy established in 1978. The services advertised by Jonathan Lee Recruitment are those of an Employment Agency.

Permanent / Edinburgh

Health, Safety and Environmental Manager

. HSE - Health, Safety and Environmental Manager £Competitive plus benefits Milton Keynes Automotive - Pressings, Stampings, Tooling. A Health, Safety and Environmental Manager is required to prepare strategies and develop and implement appropriate policy across the business. Candidates with experience working in a Health and Safety role with a good understanding of automotive manufacturing would be well received. Due to increased workloads this company, a leader in pressings, stampings and tooling within the automotive sector requires a Health, Safety and Environmental Manager. As the HSE Manager you will be required to: Outline safe operational procedures which identify all relevant hazards and accurately assess risk. Plan practical and effective solutions towards safe working practices. Carry out regular HSE audits to check policies and procedures are being properly followed. Lead in-house training with Managers and employees about Health, Safety and Environmental issues and risks along with arranging external training Carry out HSE inductions for new employees. Conduct risk assessments and advise on risk reduction including improvements to PPE. Investigate incidents and accidents, maintain records and produce statistics for managers with recommendations for improvement to prevent reoccurrence. Ensure all external contractors work to safe procedures and are supervised whilst on site. Ensure that in all cases method statements and risk assessments are provided and agreed to prior to commencement of work. The Health, Safety and Environmental Manager should have the following skills or experience: A high level of analyses and problem-solving ability to ensure health, safety and environmental issues are managed in a pro-active and effective manner. Must be able to demonstrate the capabilities to manage two sites and maintain the integrity of the current H&S systems whilst looking at opportunities to develop and expand the systems whilst integrating all employees into ambassadors for H&S. Health, Safety and Environmental awareness demonstrating the ability to identify effective strategies for effective management of area of responsibility. Minimum Level 3 qualification in a recognisable Health, Safety and Environmental subject (Essential) Level 5/6 diploma (or working towards) in H&S (Desirable) Minimum 3 years' experience in a manufacturing/heavy engineering environment (Essential) Member of IOSH/IIRSM This is an excellent opportunity for anyone with experience in Health, Safety and Environmental Management working in the automotive manufacturing sector. 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

SAP Implementation Project Manager

Job title: Project Manager Salary Range: Up to £430 per day LTD Location: Irlam, Manchester 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 position will report into the Programme Manager. This will be a key role in delivering the successful execution of the Aftermarket business transformation program. The most significant delivery will be the SAP system deployment, which is vital to Aftermarket growth commitments. This role will be responsible for leading developing and owning the cross-functional project plan, working closely with our ERP deployment partner organisation. The successful candidate will also own and manage the Master Control Plan for the project. This program will be active within several Aftermarket functions, including but not limited to: Supply Chain, Business Systems, Marketing, Pricing, Purchasing, Finance and Lifecycle Management. Candidates will have gained the following skills and experience through previous roles: Experience of managing project plans for significant ERP deployment programs Experience of SAP implementations, with some SAP product and process knowledge Competent in use of project planning tools, with the ability to plan complex, multi-discipline activities Strong communication skills, with the ability to present at all levels of the organisation Educated to a degree standard or equivalent experience SAP S4/HANA implementation Knowledge of Agile methodology 6 Sigma Black Belt qualified Experience within / related to Supply Chain and/or Atfermarket Parts business Please contact James Tilley for more details. Your CV will be forwarded to Jonathan Lee Recruitment, a leading engineering and manufacturing recruitment consultancy established in 1978. The services advertised by Jonathan Lee Contracts are those of an Employment Business.

Contract / Irlam

Technical Support Engineer

Technical Support Engineer South East Excellent salary package Our client is a national company that supplies a wide range of motive power batteries and chargers with high levels of reliability for all industrial applications, meeting the very highest standards in quality, technology and efficiency. They are sourcing a proactive and experienced Technical Support Engineer to cover the South East. They have a reputation for quality products and excellent service and a team that deliver a professional service. Hours – Monday to Friday – 40 hours per week over core hours between 06:00 and 18:00. Aim and Key Objective Reporting to the UK Service Manager, you will provide engineering and technical support across the Industrial Division and support continual improvement within Quality and Safety Standards (ISO9001 and ISO45001) Responsibilities Maintenance, installation and repair of batteries and industrial chargers on customer sites to agreed standards and technical specification Brief the customer on the practical use and maintenance of the equipment. Recommend the purchase of new or replacement products as appropriate. Identify business development opportunities to negotiate the sale of any new or replacement products whilst on customer’s site. Respond to breakdowns and carry out the necessary fault diagnosis and repair submitting accurate reports via PDA Carry out manual handing training and technical training as required Responded to routine and emergency requests. Any other reasonable duties as instructed Requirements Good technical hands on skills, in a related field. Good attention to detail and an orderly approach to completing jobs Strong customer service focus The ability to work under pressure and to meet deadlines Ability to build effective working relationships with colleagues and customers Ability to train others Qualifications and experience Knowledge of largescale batteries and chargers – preferable but not essential. Electrical or electronic qualification – C&G, 17th edition, ONC, NVQ etc – preferable but not essential. Computer literate in Word, Excel and PowerPoint - preferable but not essential. This is an excellent opportunity for anyone with a strong sales background ideally in electronic, battery or manual handling sectors. Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon. If you have knowledge of mechanical handling, service engineering and have been within a technical client support role and you 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 / Essex

Finance Business Partner

Finance business partner West Midlands £55,000 plus benefits Jonathan Lee Recruitment has partnered with a global manufacturing business to appoint a Finance Business Partner. Working closely with the Sales Team, your role will be to support the commercial activity of the business, providing key analysis and supporting the FP&A process. As Finance Business Partner you will take ownership of the commercial team's P&L and will liaise with Group Finance to ensure accurate financial statements are issued. This role will be ideally suited to somebody already working in a business partner capacity, with a track record of providing key data to the operations management in an easily explainable format. The candidate You will be a qualified accountant and have previous experience in a manufacturing environment Strong knowledge of costing methodology is a must You will have great communication skills, able to manage internal stakeholders with confidence You will be commercially focused, with a passion to drive the business forward To discuss this role in confidence contact Jonathan Lee Recruitment quoting reference 54451 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 / West Midlands

Mechanical CAE Engineer

Mechanical CAE Engineer £Competitive plus benefits Basildon or Coventry Automotive A Mechanical CAE Engineer is required to play a crucial part in the development of modern passenger car powertrain systems, leading system and component level simulation of powertrain components, specifically in battery pack development projects. Candidates with an understanding and experience in mechanical / structural simulation of electrical system components would be well received. Due to increased workloads this company, the world's largest independent company for development, simulation and testing technology of powertrains, requires a proactive Mechanical CAE Engineer, based in either it's Basildon or Coventry office, to support the preparation of electric system requirements and specifications, and cascade requirements to a component. As a Mechanical CAE Engineer you will be required to: Lead system and component level structural simulation of electric powertrain systems in vehicle applications (HEV/PHEV/BEV) Support the preparation of electric system and component quality documentation (boundary diagrams, P diagrams, robustness check lists, FMEAs and test plans) Support validation / test specifications Liaise with relevant teams to lead electrical design tasks (i.e. design, manufacturing, suppliers, testing teams) Support component specifications for sign-off Preparation of reports (verbal & written), providing robust recommendations and proposals The Mechanical CAE Engineer should have the following skills or experience: Degree qualified in an engineering discipline Understanding and experience in electrical vehicle / powertrain system and component requirements (e-machines, hybrid systems, batteries & control systems, etc) Working knowledge of structural simulation tools and systems (e.g Abacus, ANSYS) Strong communication, teamwork and leading abilities Competent presentation skills This is an excellent opportunity for anyone that can lead the assessment of simulation and testing results and defining next steps to develop your career. In return for your experience, this Basildon and Coventry based powertrain consultancy will offer you: £Competitive Pension PHC Flexitime Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon. If you have experience as a Mechanical CAE Engineer and you want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the Mechanical CAE Engineer role, please contact Paul Branton at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01268 455525. Your CV will be forwarded to Jonathan Lee Recruitment, a leading engineering and manufacturing recruitment consultancy established in 1978. The services advertised by Jonathan Lee Recruitment are those of an Employment Agency.

Permanent / Basildon

Electrical Engineer

Electrical Engineer £Competitive plus benefits Basildon or Coventry Automotive An Electrical Engineer is required to play a crucial part in the development of modern passenger car powertrain systems. Candidates with an understanding and experience in electrical system and component design and integration as well as validation would be well received. Due to increased workloads this company, the world's largest independent company for development, simulation and testing technology of powertrains, requires a proactive Electrical Engineer, based in either it's Basildon or Coventry office, to lead system and component level design of powertrain electrical components, specifically in battery pack development projects. As an Electrical Engineer you will be required to: Lead system and component level design of electrical systems and components in vehicle and powertrain applications Lead the preparation of electrical system requirements and specifications (fuses, contactors, busbars, isolation system, clearance and creepage etc), and cascade requirements to a component level Support the preparation of electrical system wiring diagrams and component quality documentation (boundary diagrams, P diagrams, robustness check lists, FMEAs and test plans) Liaise with relevant teams to lead electrical design tasks (i.e. simulation, manufacturing, suppliers, testing and SW and controls teams) Create electrical systems and component specifications for sign-off Preparation of reports (verbal and written), providing robust recommendations and proposals Lead assessment of simulation and testing results and defining next steps Liaison with, and report to, multiple functional groups within the organisation The Electrical Engineer should have the following skills or experience: Degree qualified in an engineering discipline Understanding and experience in electrical vehicle / powertrain system and component requirements (e-machines, hybrid systems, batteries & control systems, etc) Strong communication, teamwork and leading abilities Competent presentation skills This is an excellent opportunity for anyone with a good understanding of BMS functionality and coordinating / cascading requirements to develop your career. In return for your experience, this Basildon and Coventry based powertrain consultancy will offer you: £Competitive Pension PHC Flexitime Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon. If you have experience as an, Electrical Engineer and you want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the Electrical Engineer role, please contact Paul Branton at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01268 455525. Your CV will be forwarded to Jonathan Lee Recruitment, a leading engineering and manufacturing recruitment consultancy established in 1978. The services advertised by Jonathan Lee Recruitment are those of an Employment Agency.

Permanent / Basildon

Thermal CAE Engineer

Thermal CAE Engineer £Competitive plus benefits Basildon or Coventry Automotive A Thermal CAE Engineer is required to play a crucial part in the development of modern passenger car powertrain systems, leading system and component level thermal simulation of powertrain electrical components, specifically in battery pack development projects. Candidates with an understanding and experience in electrical system thermal simulation would be well received. Due to increased workloads this company, the world's largest independent company for development, simulation and testing technology of powertrains, requires a proactive Thermal CAE Engineer, based in either it's Basildon or Coventry office, to undertake coolant circuit analyses of various types of powertrains including hybrid and electric. As a Thermal CAE Engineer you will be required to: Lead system and component level thermal simulation (1D or 3D) of electrical powertrain systems in vehicle applications (HEV/PHEV/BEV) Support the preparation of system thermal requirements and specifications Thermal analysis of vehicle systems and battery packs / modules Simulations of thermal strategies for drive cycles for various types of vehicles Support the preparation of electrical system and component quality documentation (boundary diagrams, P diagrams, robustness check lists, FMEAs and test plans) Liaise with relevant teams to lead electrical design tasks (i.e. design, manufacturing, suppliers, testing teams) Support validation / test specifications The Thermal CAE Engineer should have the following skills or experience: Degree qualified in an engineering discipline Understanding and experience in electrical vehicle / powertrain system and component requirements (e-machines, hybrid systems, batteries & control systems, etc) Working knowledge of thermal simulation tools and systems (e.g. ANSYS, StarCD, COMSOL etc) Strong communication, teamwork and leading abilities Competent presentation skills This is an excellent opportunity for anyone with a sound knowledge of thermodynamics theory to develop your career. In return for your experience, this Basildon and Coventry based powertrain consultancy will offer you: £Competitive Pension PHC Flexitime Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon. If you have experience as a Thermal CAE Engineer and you want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the Thermal CAE Engineer role, please contact Paul Branton at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01268 455525. Your CV will be forwarded to Jonathan Lee Recruitment, a leading engineering and manufacturing recruitment consultancy established in 1978. The services advertised by Jonathan Lee Recruitment are those of an Employment Agency.

Permanent / Basildon

Battery Systems Engineer

Battery Systems Engineer £Competitive plus benefits Basildon or Coventry Automotive A Battery Systems Engineer is required to support system and component level design of battery packs during all development phases. Candidates with an understanding and experience in HV battery system design development and validation would be well received. Due to increased workloads this company, the world's largest independent company for development, simulation and testing technology of powertrains, requires a proactive Battery Systems Engineer, based in either it's Basildon or Coventry office, to support functional and geometric integration of all components on battery module and battery system level. As a Battery Systems Engineer you will be required to: · Design of battery systems from concept to start of production (SOP) · Functional and geometric integration of all components on battery module and battery system level · Preparation of specifications and, if required, supplier specifications for the entire battery system and sub-systems (Requirements Engineering) · Planning / Cascading test and validation tasks, and assessment of results (DVP preparation, planning and implementation) · Preparation of battery test specifications based on relevant regulations and international/customer standards and requirements · Liaise with relevant teams to direct battery design tasks (i.e. simulation, component engineers, testing, suppliers and manufacturing) · Lead the preparation of battery system and component quality documentation (boundary diagrams, P diagrams, robustness check lists, FMEAs and test plans) · Preparation of design development plans - time schedules, work flow in the scope of serial projects and prototype projects The Battery Systems Engineer should have the following skills or experience: · Degree qualified in an engineering discipline · Understanding of HV battery design fundamentals including safety standards and regulations · Experience in system design and testing of battery packs, preferably in the automotive or commercial vehicle industries · Strong communication, teamwork and leading abilities · Competent presentation skills This is an excellent opportunity for anyone with a basic understanding of cell construction and chemistries to develop your career. In return for your experience, this Basildon and Coventry based powertrain consultancy will offer you: · £Competitive · Pension · PHC · Flexitime Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon. If you have experience as a Battery Systems Engineer and you want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the Battery Systems Engineer role, please contact Paul Branton at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01268 455525. Your CV will be forwarded to Jonathan Lee Recruitment, a leading engineering and manufacturing recruitment consultancy established in 1978. The services advertised by Jonathan Lee Recruitment are those of an Employment Agency.

Permanent / Basildon

Manufacturing Cell Leader

Manufacturing Cell Leader Permanent position - South East London Manufacturing - Thermal Systems and Motion Control products. Salary negotiable The Manufacturing Cell Leader will take full operational responsibility for the manufacturing and aftermarket cells along with managing a team of Cell Operators. The company specialises in the design and manufacture of Thermal Systems and Motion Control products for various sectors including the commercial and military aerospace, rail and oil & gas. Due to an increase in projects, they require a Manufacturing Cell Leader on a permanent staff basis. As the Manufacturing Cell Leader, you will be required to: Manufacture and deliver product as per the agreed production plans. Actively align cell capacity and capability with customer requirements, assess skills/capacity and implement cross training and recruitment programmes. Develop and enable team to meet company goals and customer requirements. Lead daily cell meetings to highlight and resolve any issues including delivery, EHS, Quality and staff related topics. Work closely with supporting functions to ensure cell team can meet operational targets and continuous improvements. Lead, train and mentor team in lean manufacturing techniques. The Manufacturing Cell Leader should have the following skills or experience: Precision assembly experience including motors and cooling systems would be beneficial. Supervisory experience in a complex, low/medium batch production environment. A background of implementing and driving change in a lean environment including 5s, Gemba walks and EHS ownership. Knowledge of aerospace quality management systems including traceability and operator self-inspection, training records and the skills matrix. Knowledge of air-conditioning, heaters and fans equipment or similar engineered products. The ability to train and mentor. Experience of problem-solving tools - poke yoke, 8D etc. This role is offering a good salary along with 25 days holidays, pension and life assurance scheme. Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon. If you have experience as a Cell Leader 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 / Penge

Customer Support Engineer

Role: Customer Support Engineer, Field Based Location: Swindon Region Salary: £29,000 - £33,000 (+ Company Car), overtime potential, medical, pension, 25 days holiday, bonus and commission scheme Permanent We are recruiting a Customer Support Engineer on behalf of our client. This global business is a leading manufacturer of coding and printing technologies. They are an established company with a client base that covers over 120 countries. They are seeking a Customer Support Engineer to work with their service team, technical support team and sales team to ensure the highest service level is provided to all customers, crossing several industry sectors including FMCG, Pharma, and general engineering. As Customer Support Engineer your role will involve carrying out field servicing, installations, repairs and preventative maintenance on the full range of company products. You will also maintain service and test Records along with providing technical support to UK customers as and when required. Further duties will include, but will not be restricted to: Providing feedback to assist the company in maintaining good customer relations and improving product design. This will include raising complaints where necessary and feeding back sales opportunities Producing a monthly report in the format determined by your Regional Service Manager. Ensuring continual accuracy of data in-putted in the PDA system. Attending regional service meetings. Experience, Skills and Qualifications Excellent technical ability Strong communication and interpersonal skills Professional customer care skills Ability to apply an analytical and logical approach to fault finding and problem solving. Working knowledge of electronic principles and circuit theory Understanding of microprocessor based products and software driven systems Basic understanding of fluid/hydraulic systems and/or printing technology Good understanding of customer satisfaction skills and techniques Practical knowledge of PC's and their application in an industrial environment We are seeking candidates that have been used to working in a field based role, where you are the "company ambassadors" within your clients. We are therefore looking for candidates who have excellent professional and technical communication skills, who can work within a client to provide a first class service at all times. This position will suit candidates who may be working in a high tech, electronic field base role, for example, medical devices, photocopying or electronics where you are providing an expert engineering service. If you feel you can add value to the position, please apply or email 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 / Swindon

Accounts Payable supervisor

Accounts Payable Supervisor Birmingham £24,000 Jonathan Lee Recruitment has partnered with a multinational client to appoint an Accounts Payable Supervisor. You will be responsible for a small team within the transaction processing department, and report to the Invoice to Pay Manager. The effective delivery of a robust processing system is a central part of the daily operational metrics of this busy finance team. Key skills: Extensive experience in a Transaction Processing team Team Management experience within Accounts Payable, Credit Control, Billing or Accounts Receivable People management experience Thorough operational knowledge and understanding of Order to Cash or Order to Cash processes Team Leadership and Communication skills Experience in induction of new starters Experience in Training staff on transactional processes Analytical approach and problem solver Good presentation skills Service Delivery orientated Experience of work in a high volume, fast-paced complex process environment To register your interest in this opportunity, please contact Jonathan Lee Recruitment quoting reference 54450 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

Accounts Payable Manager

SSC Manager - Accounts Payable Birmingham £45,000 plus benefits Jonathan Lee Recruitment has partnered with a multinational client to appoint a Shared Service Centre Manager to run its busy Accounts Payable team. Managing a team of 50, this is a demanding role, and the Shared Service Centre Manager will need to be a robust and effective leader, able to drive the team to deliver to a high standard and consistently exceed deliver targets. You will need to be a highly effective communicator, able to business partner with the Head of Finance and the Head of Shared Services in a professional manner, ensuring visibility of outcomes and engendering a "no surprises" culture of confidence. The candidate You will have considerable experience in a SSC environment managing an Accounts Payable team. You will be adept at process improvement and the delivery of a core service to the wider finance team. You will have superb communication skills, able to effectively manage internal stakeholder relations and mentor junior members of your team. Previous experience of delivering training to your teams and implementing best practices is essential. You will be AAT qualified as a minimum. If you're an ambitious, energetic and detail focused individual who thrives under pressure, please contact Jonathan Lee quoting reference 54442. 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
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