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General engineering & manufacturing recruitment

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

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

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

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

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Product Engineer

Role : Product Engineer Location : Commutable from Birmingham, Dudley, Wolverhampton, Coventry, Warwick, Tamworth, Lichfield, Kidderminster, Worcester, Redditch, Hinkley, West Midlands Salary : Very attractive plus benefits Industry : Automotive (Interiors) Jonathan Lee Recruitment has engaged with a key client and a leading Automotive Tier 1 OEM supplier of world leading interior design and systems. Due to new projects won, they are recruiting for 5 Product Engineers on a permanent basis. As the Product Engineer, you will report into the Engineering Manager. Project background We are currently supporting the OEM in for multiple Interiors Commodities for some new vehicles through the Virtual design gateways through to eventual manufacture and assembly phases pending successful nomination from the OEM. As a Product Engineer you will be part of a core team of Engineers and Designers tasked with the Design / Development and integration of the Interior commodities, supported by an infrastructure of specialists from areas such as Tooling / Process / Validation / Program Management. You will develop the commodity through the virtual phases to the agreed program timing and achieve on time tooling kick off with a fully validated, compliant and optimised design. Particular focus will be on weight / cost / complexity reduction whilst maximising craftsmanship and quality feel. Key to your success will be liaising with the OEM and our internal teams to ensure customer concurrence and team feasibility ahead of tooling kick off. You will be responsible for managing your own time and planning the necessary activities / meetings to deliver the project within the budgeted hours. Candidate must be flexible and willing to support project requirements at various locations throughout the duration of the project. They must accept that at peak times (e.g. launch, key pre-production builds) significant levels of short-notice travel may be required (UK and Europe) Preferred Education Engineering Degree, 2:1 or equivalent Preferred Experience Experienced in Product Engineering role within Automotive Interiors, specifying and developing new parts. Tier 1 or 2 experience preferred in A-surface components, kinematic parts, injection mouldings and post wrapped parts. Knowledge of design of Pillars, Headliners, Luggage Trim or Door Casings would be advantageous. In-depth knowledge of Automotive manufacturing processes and testing/validation standards Working knowledge of role-related technical skills: GD&T, DFM/DFA, CAE/FEA, CAD, FMEA, DVP&R. Experience of working with Directed Source Suppliers (DSS) Experience in generation of design concepts and surface development desirable. Key Responsibilities Full ownership of the design / development and delivery of the product concept through to PSW. DFMEA construction Master section definition Location & Fixing strategy, Defining assembly sequence Incorporate internal / external design requirements & specifications. Key Skills Be fully accountable for all issues that are design/engineering-related. Demonstrate full ownership of product attributes. Escalate roadblocks and issues as required to Lead Engineer Be data-driven in all aspects of product design and problem-solving Design according customer styling, technical requirements and specifications. Liaise continually with internal and external customers, foster a "no surprises" approach to product launch Pictorial Bill of Material generation Support VAVE activities Support cost estimates in relation to product and process changes, and liaise with Operations, Sales, PM to ensure all recoverable costs are specified in the quotation. Determine and apply the most appropriate and cost-effective solutions. Control product through formal Engineering changes Design for Manufacture Design for Assembly Awareness of CFD & CAE Keep comprehensive records and minutes to ensure any cost liability discussion is backed by appropriate evidence Sound interesting? Please contact Daniel Warby at Jonathan Lee Recruitment for more information and apply. Applications for this role will be extremely high and interviews will be requested quickly as this is an urgent requirement. Interview process will be one stage interviews. 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

Service Engineer

Electrical Service Engineer UK Coverage £35,000 + Paid Overtime + Company Car West Midlands / East Midlands An experienced Electrical Service Engineer is now required for a high precision laser company. Candidates with experience of working with laser equipment for laser engraving, cutting, marking and welding will be well received. As an Electrical Service Engineer, you will be required to complete the following tasks: Fault find and repair on customer sites Installation of new machines Complete servicing of machines Factory acceptance testing and laser application testing The Electrical Service Engineer should have following skills and experience: Experience of working as a Service Engineer Electrically biased with a good mechanical understanding Experience working with PC based machine controllers and automation Experience of working with industrial lasers will be desirable however full product training will be provided Engineering qualification NVQ or similar This is an excellent opportunity for a Service Engineer with a good electrical knowledge to join a highly motived team within a well-established company. In return for your experience this company will offer you a salary of £35,000, paid overtime and a company car. This is a home-based role and the successful engineer will be expected to stay away from home to meet the needs of the customer. It is essential the successful engineer has a full driving license. We are keen to hear from engineers living from within or around Birmingham, Warwick, Leicester, Coventry, Walsall, Tamworth Solihull, Sutton Coldfield and Rugby. Demand for this role will undoubtably be high and interviews will be arranged very soon. If you have a good machine tool knowledge and want to be considered for this role, please apply today. If you have any questions about this role, please feel free to contact Kieron Austin on 01384446179 quoting reference 55252. 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

GDPR Analyst

Job Title: GDPR Analyst Location: The Shard, London, SE1 9SG A GDPR Analyst is required to join the head office of a leading food manufacturer based in London. This is a temporary contract paying a competitive day rate dependent upon experience. POSITION OVERVIEW The role of Analyst GDPR will be responsible for the day to day duties to ensure the companies GDPR compliance programme is well maintained. The analyst will need to collaborate with the business and technical teams both internally and externally ensuring all tickets raised are correctly documented, all queries are answered promptly and correctly and all subject access requests are managed appropriately The analyst will be part of a small team and expected to work largely on their own and will need to be self motivating. Responsibilities: - Managing the GDPR Incident log and ensuring incident breaches are correctly handled. - Ensure an accurate risk log is maintained of all data breaches - Ensure all subject access requests are managed to ensure the company complies with all time lines - Assisting with any audits, both internally and externally to ensure the auditors are given correct and clear information in a timely manner AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITY CUSTOMER - Partners with functional or operational teams to deliver responsibilities - Owns planning, prioritization, and execution of daily GDPR tasks - Engages with internal and external parties to ensure work generated is appropriate and to the expected quality - Acts as an escalation point for all GDPR matters. PEOPLE - Is the focal point of all GDPR incidents in the business PROCESS - Ensure all GDPR process's function correctly and timely If you are interested in this position, please APPLY NOW. For more information, contact Lois Weston at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384446119. 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 / London

Technical Service Manager

Technical Service Manager Permanent position - Slough Packaging Solutions Manufacturing Salary negotiable We are recruiting for a Technical Service Manager - this is a demanding role based in the UK, Slough site with dual responsibility for resolving any technical issues and promoting the product range on customer sites in Asia, Australasia and Latin America The client is a global innovative packaging solutions manufacturer and due to an increase in overseas projects, they require a Technical Service Manager on a permanent staff basis. As the Technical Service Manager, you will be required to: Provide technical support to our customers including the company's network of international distributors/brokers. Assist customers in setting machine parameters and tolerances on filling/wadding and induction equipment. Analyse failed product performance and determine the root cause, both in laboratory and at filling lines. Attend line trials and assist customers in achieving successful technical performance. Compile extensive, factual and detailed analysis reports on technical issue resolution. Give training to customers concerning proper induction set up and evaluation. Provide technical support to the company sales managers and brokers with focus on Asia, Australasia and Latin America to profitably grow market share in those regions. Successful managing of customer relationship in technical matters to ensure their collaboration. General troubleshooting and problem resolution at customer's production lines. Work closely with the sales and technical teams to support projects promoting global product range. IMPORTANT: Frequent travel (assume around 10 days per month) will be required throughout Asia, Australasia and Latin America. Some of this will be accompanying/supporting sales managers and some of this will be independent travel. The Technical Service Manager should have the following skills or experience: A recognised engineering degree or equivalent. A strong background working in the food or pharmaceutical industry preferred. Good language skills - Spanish or Chinese speaking would be advantageous. Experience of working closely with an international sales team, managing technical sales projects through to completion alongside the team of sales managers Experience in dealing with quality complaints Ability to analyse data and write clear concise reports on application and quality issues Able to work as part of a small cross-functional team This role has an attractive salary and benefits package for an experienced and qualified Technical Service Manager Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon. If you have experience as a Technical Service Manager and you want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the role, please contact Justin Wainwright at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01268 889267. Your CV will be forwarded to Jonathan Lee Recruitment, a leading engineering and manufacturing recruitment consultancy established in 1978. The services advertised by Jonathan Lee Recruitment are those of an Employment Agency.

Permanent / Slough

Site Surveyor - Security Access Products

Site Surveyor Salary: c. £28,000 per annum Manufacturing Welshpool The Role: Site Surveyor is required by the UK’s leading supplier of certificated physical security steel access products. This company design, manufacture and install its innovative steel access products globally. With established expertise in providing high quality security product solutions we are currently seeking a talented Site Surveyor who will carry out and write up surveys. Carry out surveys and write ups from Client or Company Scope Of Works. Provide accurate technical measurements and dimensions of products to be used. Liaise and advise clients on effective solutions to their product and installation requirements. Assist in design of product solutions both in-house and externally. Site visits – these may be individuals or a cluster of sites. Establish and agree best practise for rooting of installation ensuring Health and Safety procedures are adhered to. When required, provide assistance with installation and/or site product and installation repairs. The Person / Skills: Excellent communication skills are required, an ability to negotiate sensitive site issues with clients. Full, clean driving licence. Awareness of site health and safety procedures and understanding of SSoW (RAMS) is required. Site Safety qualifications including; SHEA (Utilities), National Water Hygiene CSCS. Proficient IT Skills – Excel, Word, Outlook (Email). Personal security accreditations including Disclosure Scotland, CRB checks – all successful candidates must be willing to undertake as required. The role will require regular periods away from home. This could include occasional out of hours weekends. Excellent time keeping skills. Are you seeking a new challenge where you can utilise or transfer your current technical skills? Do you have an awareness of site health and safety procedures or hold site safety qualifications? If so, please forward your latest CV to lisa.osborne@jonlee.co.uk or for further detail call 01384 446162. 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 / Welshpool

Project Engineer (Interior / Exterior)

An experienced Automotive Project Engineer for interior / exterior component is required to join an automotive OEM based in West Sussex. The role is responsible for the management and delivery of Exterior/Interior component development activities across the relevant multi-departmental process-chain to ensure on time introduction and integration into bespoke vehicles. The position is responsible for project planning of all engineering activities to the required detail in support of the tasks assigned by the Lead Engineer. What you will do: Agree with Series engineering stakeholders the required Legal, Safety & group requirements that features must adhere to. Lead capacity planning of Design Engineers to carry out the design & development of the bespoke components including the generation of BoM, CAD Data, 2D drawings, other specification documents and prepare information for Engineering System Release. Ensure the engineering design is integrated within the series product packaging without unforeseen effects to the product performance Ensure requirements required for manufacture are implemented into the design and associated documents Determine the required quality requirements from an engineering perspective working with design & quality functions Validate the product to all homologation requirements before prepare information for Engineering Release. Lead all resolution activities for any issues identified in the "Problem Management Process" and to report/document the status when required What is required: Degree in Electrical Engineering, Automotive Engineering, or equivalent Knowledge of Automotive Manufacturing Processes for interior/exterior components with the ability to select appropriate concepts, processes and tooling options for low and medium volume manufacturing volumes Knowledge of international automotive legislation and homologation requirements relating to exterior/interior content. CAD (Catia V5 preferred) competence required (for creation/review 2D engineering drawings) A sound knowledge of automotive feature development including development cost estimation, technical feature specification, DFM/DFA, RPT and low-volume production techniques with respect to cost, time and weight requirements and also regarding test planning and development. To apply for this position please contact Rachel Meacham. 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 / Chichester

Maintenance Engineer

Multi-Skilled Maintenance Engineer Monday to Friday Shifts – Weekend on call 1 in 4 £35,000 + 18% Shift Allowance Essex A Multi-Skilled Maintenance Engineer is now required for a world leading manufacturer. Candidates with a good working knowledge of maintaining and improving the performance of machines in a manufacturing environment will be well received. As a Maintenance Engineer, you will be required to complete the following tasks: Day to day maintenance of robots, process and packaging machines Complete PPM activities to ensure up-time of all plant equipment is maximised Ensure all pant equipment is maintained in accordance with current health & Safety Service and proactively maintain the electrical instrumentation and control systems The successful Maintenance Engineer should have the following skills or experience: Full working knowledge of robotics preferably Kawasaki Full working knowledge of PLC Software preferably Siemens, Allen Bradley, Omron and/or Mitsubishi Track record of accurately diagnosing and fixing of both electrical and mechanical faults Experience working with process and packaging machines Computer literate with knowledge and experience of inputting data to interrogate PLC software We are ideally looking for engineers with a HND in engineering preferably Electronic, Electrical or Mechanical; however, are also keen to hear from engineers who have completed an apprenticeship within engineering and have experience of working as a Multi-Skilled Maintenance Engineer in a manufacturing environment. It will be ideal but not essential for the engineer to be trained to current edition of the electrical standards and regulations. This is excellent opportunity for a Multi-Skilled Maintenance Engineer to join a growing manufacturer. In return for your skills and experience you can expect a starting salary of £35,000 plus 18% shift allowance (£41,300), along with company pension and paid annual leave. This role does include working shifts that includes a night shift. In addition, the successful engineer will cover a 1 in 4 rota to cover on call weekend cover. Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon. If you have a good mechanical and electrical knowledge and want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the Maintenance Engineer role, please contact Kieron Austin at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384446179 quoting reference 55315. 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

Service Engineer

Service Engineer £30,000 + Company Car East/ South East Currently seeking an experienced Instrumentation Engineer for a global leading company. Candidates with experience of servicing and repairing process control instrumentation will be well received. As a Service Engineer you will be required to complete the following tasks: Servicing and commissioning of process control instrumentation Fault diagnostics and repair of a range of electronic and mechanical process control instrumentation Liaise with service co-ordinators to ensure all spares and tools are available Liaise with customers to fully understand the job and keep them up to date with an available time Adhere to site safety rules, permit to work systems and carry out risk assessments To provide technical support in accordance to the roster Assist development and training of other engineers and workshop staff The Service Engineer should have the following skills and experience: Problem solving and diagnostic skills Highly motivated and have the ability to work using own initiative Excellent communication skills both verbally and written A clean UK Driving license The ideal candidate will have an ONC/ HNC or electronic or instrumentation of control however, candidates with an recognised apprenticeship and experience in process control will be considered. This is a home-based role and engineers will cover a local area however on occasions may be needed to travel throughout the UK and to head office. We are keen to hear from engineers living in and around Watford, Potters Bar, East Barnet, Enfield, Edgware, Epping, Barking, Dagenham, Romford, Brentwood and Dartford. Full training will be provided, and once fully trained engineers do have the opportunity to travel overseas and offshore to support key clients. If you have any questions about this role, please feel free to contact Zowie Lewis on 01384446121 or 07392114099 quoting reference 55308. 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 / Enfield

Service Engineer

Service Engineer £30,000 + Company Car South East/ South West Currently seeking an experienced Instrumentation Engineer for a global leading company. Candidates with experience of servicing and repairing process control instrumentation will be well received. As a Service Engineer you will be required to complete the following tasks: Servicing and commissioning of process control instrumentation Fault diagnostics and repair of a range of electronic and mechanical process control instrumentation Liaise with service co-ordinators to ensure all spares and tools are available Liaise with customers to fully understand the job and keep them up to date with an available time Adhere to site safety rules, permit to work systems and carry out risk assessments To provide technical support in accordance to the roster Assist development and training of other engineers and workshop staff The Service Engineer should have the following skills and experience: Problem solving and diagnostic skills Highly motivated and have the ability to work using own initiative Excellent communication skills both verbally and written A clean UK Driving license The ideal candidate will have an ONC/ HNC or electronic or instrumentation of control however, candidates with an recognised apprenticeship and experience in process control will be considered. This is a home-based role and engineers will cover a local area however on occasions may be needed to travel throughout the UK and to head office. We are keen to hear from engineers living in and around Swindon, Wroughton, Marlborough, Hungerford, Newbury, Thatcham, Reading, Wokingham, Bracknell and Crowthorne. Full training will be provided, and once fully trained engineers do have the opportunity to travel overseas and offshore to support key clients. If you have any questions about this role, please feel free to contact Zowie Lewis on 01384446121 or 07392114099 quoting reference 55306. 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 / Newbury

Document Control Manager

Document Control Manager Location: Bromsgrove Industry/Sector: Manufacturing/Engineering A Document Control Manager is required with a proven track record of controlling and organising documentation throughout all departments of the business. Candidates with management experience within this field would be well received. This is a fantastic opportunity to join a well-established and growing business who are experts in their field of design and manufacture of products supplying predominantly into the Oil & Gas industry. The role of Document Control Manager will include the following: Responsible for managing a team including the Lead Document Controller and Document Controllers Responsible for the control and timely issue of contract documentation for ongoing contracts Responsible for compilation of documents Responsible for expediting internal and external documentation Maintaining issue status level of all documentation Responsible for issuing documentation progress reports to clients and suppliers The suitable candidate for Document Control Manager will need to possess the following competences: Excellent communication skills having the ability to liaise with all level of the business Experience of controlling, scheduling and issuing documentation in a timely manner A highly organised individual, ensuring documents are processed and completed correctly Excellent computer and IT skills Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon. If you have knowledge of contract and document controlling and you want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the Document Control Manager role, please contact Ed Smith at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384 446133 or email ed.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 / Bromsgrove

Area Sales Engineer

Job Title: Area Sales Engineer Location: Home-based with Midlands area travel Salary: Negotiable Depending on Experience Industry: Electro-mechanical Job role. Due to continued expansion my client has an exciting opportunity for an Area Sales Engineer to plan and carry out direct marketing and sales activities, develop sales of services offered to their major accounts and new customers in accordance with their agreed business plans. In addition to these functions’ employees are required to carry out such other duties as may reasonably be required. KEY RESPONSIBILITIES AND TASKS Researching the market and identifying new sales leads wherever there is an electro-mechanical requirement Meeting with customers over the phone, email, or on site to assist in aspects of business development Making presentations and demonstrating how our products/service meet client needs Managing and interpreting customer requirements - speaking with clients to understand, anticipate and meet their needs Generating sales proposals and contracts Maintaining records of customer communication and sales activity in our established internal communication system Working with the engineering team/Service Centres to ensure development schedules and deliveries are being met Attending and/or participating in trade shows, conferences and other marketing events Ongoing regular communication with customers to continually build the relationship Ensure the CRM system is fully maintained and up to date, submitting a weekly territory report and produce, as required, sales forecasts and statistical information Ensure that our clients sales process is adhered to and the sales funnel for your respective region is maintained, updated and managed in accordance with process requirements Ensure delivery of key KPI's, such as: customer visits per week, order intake, number of new customers obtained, conversion of enquiries to order, profitability, response to enquiry time Attend training to develop relevant knowledge and skills Negotiating tender and contract terms to meet both client and company needs TECHNICAL BACKGROUND Strong engineering background is preferred but not essential. Strong IT and numeracy skills Experience using a CRM package preferred Basic Finance skills to understand P&L, Cash flow and Gross Margin calculations amongst others PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS ONC/HNC educated or equivalent in an engineering or business discipline A full driving license. RELATED EXPERIENCE AND PERSONAL PROFILE 5 years' experience in a Sales environment, preferably selling similar products and services into the region Experience of electro-mechanical industries, preferably in the Power, O&G and Water industries but including other industrial sectors such as Marine, FM, Defence or other similar industries Strong communicator at all levels Commitment, drive and the ability to work together with other colleagues to achieve business outcomes Able to work on own initiative, with strong self-motivation and discipline Highly organised with superior planning skills Demonstrable success within Business Development in a commercial environment Strong presentation skills via spoken and written media Ability to prepare and present business documentation, quotations and proposals Appreciates need for consistency within company's branding and marketing mix, especially PR and the Internet. Able to demonstrate success and experience managing major accounts customers and large, particularly achieving genuine sales development 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

Systems Test Engineer

A Systems Test Engineer is required to join a specialist defence contractor with a strong reputation in the marine and naval sector. The successful candidates will be joining to assist in the development of control systems on a defence upgrade project to a major marine defence platform management system. Responsibilities of the Systems Test Engineer will include the following: - V&V responsibilities for control systems including software functionality and hardware qualification. - Interaction with customer and suppliers to review technical documentation and requirements. - Occasional travel to customer sites around the UK. - Producing and reviewing project documentation and ensuring project milestones are completed. The Systems Test Engineer should have the following skills or experience: - Degree or HND qualified in a relevant subject or - Software testing experience of complex integrated systems Experience in planning, conducting and reporting Hardware Environmental & EMC Qualification activities. - Experience Test Automation experience - For this position you must currently hold or be eligible for UK SC level clearance. This is an excellent opportunity for someone with expertise in Verification & Validation activities from within a Systems Engineering lifecycle to develop your career. In return for your experience, this Greater London based company will offer you: Competitive salary Non-standard pension scheme. BUPA Medical Insurance Subsidised lunches Buy and sell holiday Relocation packages are available. Interviews for the Systems Test Engineer will commence with immediate effect with a view to starting as soon as possible. For further information on the Systems Test 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 / London

Software Controls Engineer

A Software Controls Engineer is required to join a specialist defence contractor with a strong reputation in the marine and naval sector. The successful candidates will be joining to assist in the development of control systems on a defence upgrade project to a major marine defence platform management system. Responsibilities of the Software Controls Engineer will include the following: - Developing software for an existing platform using a variety of control software including FactoryTalk View, SCADA and Control Logix PLC code. - Migration from old to new operating systems. - Production of detailed technical data and reports. - Travel to customer sites when required. The Software Controls Engineer should have the following skills or experience: - Demonstrable software development / architecture experience working on HCI Control Systems. - A good appreciation of PLC based hardware. - Ability to work under pressure and to tight timescales with excellent problem-solving skills. - Experience of a variety of different PLC programming solutions. - For this position you must currently hold or be eligible for UK SC level clearance. This is an excellent opportunity for anyone with a good knowledge of controls software to develop your career. In return for your experience, this Greater London based company will offer you: Competitive salary Non-standard pension scheme. BUPA Medical Insurance Subsidised lunches Buy and sell holiday Relocation packages are available. Interviews for the Software Controls Engineer will commence with immediate effect with a view to starting as soon as possible. For further information on the Software Controls Engineer position please contact Tom Duckett at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384 446163. Your CV will be forwarded to Jonathan Lee Recruitment, a leading engineering and manufacturing recruitment consultancy established in 1978. The services advertised by Jonathan Lee Recruitment are those of an Employment Agency.

Permanent / London

Indirect Procurement Manager

Indirect Procurement Manager Salary Range: Competitive Location: Telford Defence Land Systems Company. An experienced Indirect Purchasing Manager is required for a leading Defence Land Systems Company based in Telford, you will be responsible for the delivery of Indirect Category Procurement. Candidates with significant Indirect Commodity Management and implementation including experience of Business Process Outsourcing would be well received. This Leading Defence Land Systems Company based in Telford requires a motivated, dynamic, detailed and driven Indirect Procurement Manager. As the Indirect Procurement Manager you will be required to: Support and assist the Head of Procurement in the strategic development, direction and management of Indirect Category Procurement As a member of the Procurement team and community within a business / function will manage the effective deployment of Procurement processes and would contribute to the development of Procurement policy and processes. Engage as part of the Procurement Management Team to align functional objectives with overarching business strategies and deliver agendas as defined by the business. Manage and evolve effective business management processes, in a manner that engages and involves all of the procurement team and where applicable other functions. Management and leadership responsibility for a team of skilled procurement professionals, group leaders and managers including Strategic and Operational Procurement staff. Ensuring people are skilled, competent and empowered to meet the functional and business objectives. Providing an excellent customer experience, through functional and supplier performance and embedding a culture of continuous improvement. Promoting a one-team approach whilst maintaining collaborative relationships. Creating an environment that is oriented towards the highest ethical standards, trust, open communication and creative thinking. Championing SHE performance and quality within the supply chain. Deputise for the Head of Procurement as required. Taking specific responsibilities within the overall function for the delivery of significant spend across the full spectrum of Indirect Procurement. Financial budget responsibility as delegated by the Head of Procurement. The Indirect Procurement Manager will have the following skills or experience: Development and implementation of Indirect Procurement strategies and initiatives. Experience in BPO with broad breadth of Indirect Procurement commodity knowledge. Team and individual development and ability to co-ordinate & lead direct reports. Managing operational procurement and developing functional policy, process and procedure. Highly motivated and self-disciplined, with the ability to work autonomously, under the minimum of supervision. Good communication skills with the ability to understand and relay complex subjects to a variety of audiences, pulling out key issues and decision points Ability to manage relationships with stakeholders, dealing with escalations and facilitating discussions with different stakeholder groups to address conflicting requirements and priorities Capable of delivering complex reports and giving formal presentations on operational and strategic issues This is an excellent opportunity for anyone with extensive Indirect Procurement experience within a low volume highly regulated manufacturing and engineering environment. In return this Telford 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 significant knowledge of Indirect Procurement Management from within Defence/Aerospace industry sectors and you want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the Indirect Procurement Manager 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 / Telford

Electrical CAD Designer

Electrical CAD Designer Permanent Kingston-Upon-Thames £35-45k plus benefits Due to continued growth this global provider of systems and solutions for commercial and defence applications are looking to recruit an Electrical CAD Design Engineer. As a key member of the hardware and systems team you will create electrical designs and drawings to deliver a new platform management system. Your team part of the Control Systems Group provide hardware integration and electrical design expertise for control and instrumentation systems across the whole product lifecycle. What you will do: • Produce electrical schematics using AutoCAD Electrical • Develop component libraries to support schematics. • Compile and maintain of Bills of Materials. • Produce technical documents e.g. Technical Manuals, Hardware Design Specifications, etc. • Verify and validate customer electrical requirements through the production of electrical test documents. • Analysis for the justification of electrical designs and component selection. • To be aware of and comply with company standards of conduct and all relevant statutory requirements. Background and Experience: ** Please note for this particular role, all candidates must be eligible for SC - UK EYES ONLY clearance and therefore be a sole British National passport holder ** What you will need: • Proficient in the use of electrical schematic tools- AutoCAD Electrical or similar. • Electrical systems design and analysis techniques • Electrical CAD experience • Degree, HND, HNC or equivalent in Electrical/Electronic engineering or a related discipline. What you will receive: Working Hours – Either standard hours (37 hours per week) OR compressed hours (Week 1 – 41 hours Monday to Friday, Week 2 – 33 hours Monday to Thursday, Friday off) Pension up to 8% Private Medical Insurance with BUPA Opportunity to buy/sell holidays Relocation package and assistance for the right candidates For more information to apply please contact Gemma Skidmore of 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 / New Malden

Electrical Design Engineer

Electrical Design Engineer Permanent Kingston-Upon-Thames £40-45k plus benefits Our client, a global provider of systems and solutions for commercial and defence applications are looking for an experienced Electrical Design Engineer to be the Electrical engineering point of contact for a major control systems project. You will work in their Engineering team focussed on Defence programmes. What you will do: Resolve hardware issues during production build Resolve hardware issues during qualification Support test equipment design Maintain schematics Support the running of functional and test equipment during testing phases Change management Field modification creation Quotations for change Understanding of PID control systems Background and Experience: ** Please note for this particular role, all candidates must be eligible for SC - UK EYES ONLY clearance and therefore be a sole British National passport holder.** What you will need: PLC hardware/software experience Electrical safety testing knowledge and practical application Knowledge of PID control systems Knowledge and use of AutoCAD Electrical or Similar Production and panel building experience would be advantageous but is not essential What you will receive: Working Hours – Either standard hours (37 hours per week) OR compressed hours (Week 1 – 41 hours Monday to Friday, Week 2 – 33 hours Monday to Thursday, Friday off) Pension up to 8% Private Medical Insurance with BUPA Opportunity to buy/sell holidays Relocation package and assistance for qualifying candidates For more information to apply please contact Gemma Skidmore of 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 / New Malden

Material controller - SAP

Material Controller- SAP Permanent Edinburgh The role of the Material controller will be to monitor and report the status of all obsolete material to be purchased, when it is delivered / stocked and then ensure it is appropriately consumed. This is a key new role, the ability to repair this critical component is dependent on the availability of replacement parts, material or subassemblies. What you will do: Monitor material stock levels using SAP Monitor outstanding Customer orders: Already ordered Added to the SAP plan but not placed Awaiting customer PO Monitor material consumption Material analysis Reporting: Is consumption rate as predicted What is consumption rate Analysis of any part where the consumption is not as expected, positive or negative Monitor material movements between programmes and identify any inappropriate / unauthorised transfers Identify material to resolve potential shortages to support repairs What you will need: Working knowledge of SAP Able to take contractual requirements and deliver the service to meet the contractual and business requirement in the most cost effective way Have good communication skills, verbal and written Analytical mind to deduce the impact to the delivery of the support service Good presentation skills Experience of using Microsoft software packages, specifically Microsoft Excel. What you will receive: Up to 8% pension Income protection Life assurance Annual salary reviews For more information or to apply, please contact Gemma Skidmore of 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

Electronics Design Engineer

An Electronics Design Engineer is required to join a growing, niche engineering company that specialise in the design and manufacture of environmental monitoring and detection systems. Successful applicants will be from an electronics design background in a high integrity industry. The successful applicant will be involved in the development of both analogue and digital electronics. Electronics Design Engineer- Key Responsibilities Design of analogue and digital electronics from conception to completion. Follow hardware process and ensure designs and products are compliant with the relevant quality standards. Project planning and implementation. Technical Skills and Experience required for Electronics Design Engineer Significant electronic design experience of analogue and digital components. Good grasp of PCB layouts. Design of embedded circuits and microcontrollers. Experience of using ORCAD circuit design tools or similar. This is an excellent opportunity for an electronics specialist to develop your career and work in a highly technical environment. In return for your experience, this West Midlands based company will offer you: · Competitive salary DOE · Private healthcare · Superb benefits package including flexible working If you feel you meet the requirements for the role of the Electronics Design Engineer, please contact Tom Duckett at Jonathan Lee Recruitment. Your CV will be forwarded to Jonathan Lee Recruitment, a leading engineering and manufacturing recruitment consultancy established in 1978. The services advertised by Jonathan Lee Recruitment are those of an Employment Agency.

Permanent / Coventry

Senior Test Equipment Engineer

Senior Test Equipment Engineer Edinburgh Aerospace Permanent 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

Engineering Manager

Engineering Manager Highly Competitive Salary Essex An experienced Engineering Manager is now required for a well-established world leading manufacturer. Candidates with experience of management of engineers along with efficient design, procurement, installation and maintenance activities will be well received. As a Engineering Manager you will be responsible for: Planned, preventative and routine maintenance duties including breakdowns Safe and efficient process design, installation, commissioning, maintenance and decommissioning of all processes Ensure that all engineering operations are carried out in accordance with safe working Management of the process safety management systems on a day to day basis, including maintenance of the required procedures Facilitate implement installation, fabrication and modification of the plant Delivery of training and department budget management We are keen to hear from Engineering Managers with the following experience: Management experience in a multi- skilled engineering position development of and/ or experience in utilising planned maintenance software Development of and implementation of maintenance operating procedures Extensive experience and knowledge gained in a hands-on engineering role Effective approach to the management project, improvement, calibration, contractors and sub-contractors Preparing of and management of maintenance budget in line with expenditure requirements It is desirable but not essential that the successful Engineering Manager has the following: Electrical or mechanical engineering qualification BEng level or above Experience working on a COMAH site This is excellent opportunity for anyone who has experience as an Engineering Manager. In return for your experience this Essex based company will offer you an highly competitive salary and package. We are looking for candidates based in and around Clacton-on-Sea- Colchester, Chelmsford, Colchester, Witham, Braintree or Sudbury. This role is also open to candidates wishing to relocate. Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon. If you have a good mechanical and electrical knowledge and want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about this role, please contact Kieron at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384446179. 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 / Harwich
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