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General engineering & manufacturing

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general engineering & manufacturing recruitment

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

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

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

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

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Manual Machinist

A Manual Machinist is required with excellent knowledge of milling, turning and grinding. Candidates with experience within engineering and manufacturing settings would be well received. Due to expansion this company, a bespoke machine manufacturer based in Birmingham requires a dedicated Manual Machinist with problem solving acumen for a new permanent role. As a Manual Machinist you will be required to: Read and interpret engineering drawings whilst achieve tolerances of 0.010mm in milling and turning operations. Able to optimise speeds, feeds and DOC for machining alloy, various steels and non-metals. Innovative ability to produce fixtures for challenging components and utilising / modifying / updating our existing fixture library. The Manual Machinist should have the following skills or experience: Relevant technical experience and knowledge, ideally with an apprenticeship within machining covering a range of machines. Meticulous eye for detail with a creative outlook and able to prioritise workload. Excellent communication skills, capable of working and liaising with internal and external departments. This is an excellent opportunity for anyone with knowledge of milling small parts to develop your career. In return for your experience, this Birmingham based Automation company will offer you: Up to £30,000 Overtime opportunities as well as early finishes on a Friday. Company bonus 33 days holiday Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon. If you have knowledge of engineering principles and excellent machinery skills and you want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the Machinist role, please contact Ed Burch at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384 446 129.

Permanent / Birmingham, West Midlands

Project Engineer

Project Engineer- Bridgnorth Our Client is a leading Engineering company at the global forefront of castings and precision machining development and innovation now partnering with a Multinational Civil Engineering Chinese Company. As a Project Engineer you will be responsible to: Lead internal projects to meet customer and company objectives Develop and document procedures and standards Support and preparation in the development of training materials of in house training of visiting customers Manage internal projects/product through the Company's New Product Introduction (NPI) process Communicate project/product progress and issues to internal key stakeholders, ensuring that any issues, constraints or divergence from the project plan are highlighted Communicate with the Prototype and Operations Teams to achieve satisfactory delivery of projects Cost analyse, including allocating costs to engineering, tooling and manufacturing, as required Create and maintain a 'knowledge base' for future projects Lead internal projects to meet customer and company objectives Develop and document procedures and standards Support and preparation in the development of training materials of in house training of visiting customers Manage internal projects/product through the Company's New Product Introduction (NPI) process Communicate project/product progress and issues to internal key stakeholders, ensuring that any issues, constraints or divergence from the project plan are highlighted Communicate with the Prototype and Operations Teams to achieve satisfactory delivery of projects Cost analyse, including allocating costs to engineering, tooling and manufacturing, as required Create and maintain a 'knowledge base' for future projects As a Project Engineer you will be/have: Excellent interpersonal skills, both verbally & written Willingness to continually develop their engineering skillset Commercial acumen and the ability to rapidly understand the broader business context is critical Organisational skills are essential, as is attention to detail Must be able to manage time efficiently Must be able to work alone or as part of a team Well presented, with professional mannerisms befitting of the Grainger & Worrall organisation that will be an ambassador of the Company brand to their Chinese customers during their visits to the United Kingdom Experience of using ISO Quality Standards A recognised formal engineering qualification or demonstrable significant experience in relevant fields. Proactive approach Proficiency in Microsoft Office Understanding of engineering, tooling, casting, and machining is desirable Please note that no Visa Sponsorship is available therefore only candidates eligible to live and work in the UK will be considered. If you would like to be considered for this role, please send your CV by applying now. Alternatively, please get in touch with Chiara Caterisano at Jonathan Lee Recruitment.

Permanent / Bridgnorth, Shropshire

Manual Machinist

Summary Panel: Job title: Manual Machinist Salary Range: Competitive Location: Reading Industry/ Strapline: Turning/ Machining/ Engineering/ Precision Engineering/ Aerospace A Manual Machinist is required with knowledge of engineering and manual turning. Candidates with experience of the aerospace or precision engineering industry would be well received. Due to company growth, a Reading based company requires a Manual Machinist for a new permanent role. As a successful applicant you will be required to: Hold tight tolerances, working with various materials on a manual lathe. Work small batch run work with an ability to maximise efficiency in their sector. Have a proven background of manual turning to high tolerance levels. Be able to apply themselves to their work and work cohesively with others in the team. Responsible for following technical drawings accurately and basic machine maintenance such as oil levels, etc. The Manual Machinist should have the following skills or experience: Must have proven one off experience, with self-inspection knowledge. Apprenticeship trained. Strong communication skills and ability to work as part of a team. Good engineering understanding with an ability to implement this in the workplace. Aerospace or similar precision engineering knowledge. Previous knowledge on conventional lathes (Must have). This is an excellent opportunity for anyone with knowledge of machining/engineering and a manual turning background to develop your career. In return for your experience, this Reading-based aerospace company will offer you: Competitive Salary Prestigious company Night shift Benefits Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon. If you have knowledge of manual turning and looking to build a working knowledge and you want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the Manual Machinist role, please contact Ryan North at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384 446195.

Permanent / Reading, Berkshire

manufacturing engineer

Summary Panel: Job title: Manufacturing engineer Salary Range: £35,000 to £40,000 Location: Sheffield Industry/ Strapline: Aerospace/machining/ fabrication/ precision engineering/ NPI A Manufacturing Engineer is required with knowledge of machining or fabrication. There are two roles within this company, one based within machining, one based in their fabrication sector. Candidates with experience of the Precision Engineering/working with precision goods would be well received. Due to company growth this aerospace company based in Sheffield requires a Manufacturing Engineer with NPI experience for a new permanent role. As a Manufacturing Engineer you will be required to: Lead through engineering experience NPI through the company. Be responsible for leading the manufacturing process design, development and improvement for new and existing products. Provide cost reduction, quality improvement and on time delivery within the manufacturing and fabrication sectors of the company. Provide manufacturing engineering support to the shop floor production activities. Facilitate the quotation process, providing technical input. Communicate through all levels of the company in order to aid machining function and improve relevant kpi's. The suitable candidate should have the following skills or experience: Proven history as a manufacturing engineer with fabricated components or machined components with a understanding of a variety of metals. Experience of working with high precision components. Experience for presswork (fabrication role only). The ideal Candidate will have both Fabrication AND Machining knowledge. Good level of core and IT skills including Maths, English and MS Office based programmes. High competency level in reading technical drawing and geometric tolerances. Proven cost reduction history in prior roles. This is an excellent opportunity for anyone with knowledge of high precision components from either a machined or fabrication basis to develop your career. In return for your experience, this Sheffield-based aerospace company will offer you: Salary details Benefits Other - such as career development etc. Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon. If you have knowledge of precision machining or fabrication and you want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the role, please contact Ryan North at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384 446195

Permanent / Sheffield, South Yorkshire

Quality inspector

Summary Panel: Job title:Quality Inspector Location:Tewkesbury Industry/ Strapline: Aerospace A Quality Inspector is required with knowledge of CMM inspection and metrology instrumentation skills. Candidates with experience of the Aerospace/Defence or automotive industry would be well received. Due to company growth,a position in Tewkesbury requires a Quality Inspector with CMM experience for a new permanent role. As a Quality Inspector you will be required to: Facilitate CMM inspections to ensure specification requirements are met. Provide FAIR/ISIR reports to the customer and collate in Visual IPI Learn to program CMM using PCDMIS. Implement control of non-conforming product in accordance with company procedures. General Inspection of the product including surface finish, coatings, damage, etc. aswell as associated product documentation inspection also. The suitable applicant should have the following skills or experience: CMM trained , with a competency to run CMM programs operating software packages and report results. An overall inspection understanding, with test equipment and measuring associated within an engineering environment. The ability to operate manual instruments to measure and monitor product characteristics. A health and safety understanding with a basic understanding of AS9100/ISO9001 requirements also. This is an excellent opportunity for anyone with knowledge of CMM Inspection to develop your career. In return for your experience, this Tewkesbury-based Aerospace company will offer you: Competitive Salary 25 Days holiday with another 8 Days stats Other - such as career development etc. Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon. If you have knowledge of CMM systems and quality standards and you want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the Quality Inspector role, please contact Ryan North at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384 446195.

Permanent / Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire

CNC Machinist

CNC Machinist Summary Panel: CNC Machinist Up to around £30,000 before overtime and shift allowance Birmingham Engineering/Aerospace/ Precision Engineering A selection of shifts available with possible overtime. A CNC Machinist is required with knowledge of Milling and turning. Candidates with experience of the aerospace industry would be well received. Due to expansion this company, based in Birmingham requires a skilled CNC Machinist with mainly milling experience for a new permanent role. With the role you will be required to: Ensure all health and safety procedures and protocols are maintained within your work place. Ensure all lean procedures and documents are kept up to date with allocated components during production. Maintain basic machine maintenance levels involving coolant, oil and scrap metal levels for optimal machine running conditions. Report all health and safety issues to management, with good communication with the work force. You must be able to work well in a fast paced workplace under both your own initiative and with others. Communicate well with others raising technical issues to ensure deadlines are met and productivity levels are kept high. The successful candidate should have the following skills or experience: Extensive precision engineering abilities with either milling and turning. Programmer, setter or operator levels of experience (Camware programming offline experience desirably) A developed understanding of metal types with an ability to alter feed rates, spindle speeds etc in accordance to each metal types working with very hard alloys or titanium and inconel. Varied milling and turning experience is welcome with up to five axis and power tooling and alike experience desirably. An ability to work to very tight tolerances up to five microns. Systems background with Mazatrol, Fanuc is desirable also with a willingness to learn and develop further. Milling experience will be advantageous of 3 plus 2 up to full five axis due to the developing five axis requirements of the component complexity. This is an excellent opportunity for anyone with knowledge of milling or turning programming, setting or operating to develop your career. In return for your experience, this Birmingham-based aerospace company will offer you: Excellent salary packages dependent on experience. A brand new company site with parking A company paid in full pension scheme with no contribution from yourself. Multi-shift pattern that can either be rotated or fixed depending on your availability and requirements. Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon. If you have knowledge of milling and/or turning and you want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the CNC Machinist role, please contact Ryan North at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384 446195.

Permanent / Birmingham, West Midlands

Production Manager

Production Manager - Birmingham, West Midlands Salary up to £50,000 (DOE) + benefits An experienced Production Manager is required for an established SME Manufacturing business involved in medium to high volume processing of industrial components. Having recently moved to new purpose-built facilities the company has seen a dramatic increase in demand from new customers. With an increasing order book, the company are now looking to recruit a forward-thinking Production Manager who will take responsibility for the direct Production Team and a small team of support staff including quality and maintenance. As Production Manager you will have an in-depth understanding of lean manufacturing and more importantly a track record that demonstrates an ability to train, coach and work with people to create a sustainable continuous improvement culture that can deliver against exacting SQCD targets. To be considered for this Production Manager position you must have or be: Experience working as a Production Manager within a fast-paced component processing environment, which could include industrial coatings, paint or plating An understanding of JIT, 5S, SMED, OEE and pull systems is required together with problem solving tools such as 8D, 5 Why, root cause analysis and standard operating procedures. Experience of working within light engineering which may include automotive, electronics, electronic device manufacture or general engineering A strong engineering or manufacturing background ideally supported by qualifications to HNC, HND or degree level A real passion for Continuous Improvement and implementing simple but effective KPIs An understanding of cell manufacturing and establishing production systems that can handle a product mix based on Runners, Repeaters and Strangers An ability to coach, train and educate employees in modern manufacturing techniques, able to generate a high-performance culture focussed on delivery and excellent customer service Dynamic, data driven, numerate with an excellent understanding of capacity planning and production scheduling Excellent communication skills, verbal, written and presentation, able to motivate create understanding and engagement This will be a challenging position and you will work as part of a close-knit management team that reports directly into the Managing Director. Based on success, the role has the potential to develop into a full Operations Manager/Director position as the company grows. As Production Manager you will have strong leadership, management and decision-making skills with a focus based on Safety, Quality, Cost, Delivery and giving the highest levels of customer service.

Permanent / Birmingham, West Midlands

Senior Sales Manager - Automotive

Senior Sales Manager Automotive £70,000 - £75,000 + car, bonus West Midlands My tier one client is seeking a high calibre Senior Sales Manager who will prove to be a key leader in driving through new business across a range of sectors whilst managing and developing a cross functional team of Key Account Managers. Your duties and responsibilities will include the following: Driving best practice of key account management Delivering on revenue targets and business growth Managing new projects whilst setting long-term sales strategies You will develop business plans, policies and programs associated with the business unit Working closely with Engineering and New Product Development Develop and maintain direct customer relationships at high strategic levels to keep informed of market issues and opportunities Competently manage programs across the organisation Frequent European travel to develop strategic accounts You'll coordinate with Marketing to identify growth opportunities in relevant sectors We are looking for the following: An experienced technical sales professional with a demonstrable track record of effective man management Experience of working within an engineering environment with a good understanding of manufacturing process Sector experience can include Automotive, Aerospace, Off-Highway, Marine and General Manufacturing You'll be an excellent communicator and relationship builder This person should enjoy the challenge of leading and developing a team Ideally degree qualified

Permanent / West Midlands, England

Maintenance Manager

Job Title: Maintenance Manager Location: Manchester Salary: Negotiable Dependent on Experience Overview: We are currently recruiting for an experienced Maintenance Manager to work for our client at their site in Manchester. This is an exciting role working for a well-established engineering and manufacturing business who have facilities across the global, they are looking for an experienced and motivated individual to manager their team of electrical and mechanical engineers across a busy manufacturing facility. Key Duties: Involved in all aspects of managing the team of both electrical and mechanical engineers on site with a wide range of maintenance activities including machinery installation, machinery servicing and maintenance. Mange and plan capital investment projects on site Schedule PPM activities and react to any breakdown operations Involved in building fabric and facilities maintenance Continual compliance with HS&E policy and promotions of safe working practices across the site, along with environmental awareness throughout the department and its subcontractors Ensure that all direct reports are working effectively and meeting or exceeding agreed targets Install and maintenance machinery and equipment capable of adherence to company's quality policy and procedures to agreed targets Operator within budget and project specific parameters, corporate guidelines and protect corporate assets Ensure all legal, regulatory plus internal policies and procedures are complied with Specific Accountabilities for the Role: Assess existing internal and external maintenance resource(s), recommend and implement future provisioning Assess existing planned maintenance programmes, recommend and implement future programmes Assess existing fire and security systems, recommend and implement any changes necessary Assess existing statutory maintenance and inspection programmes, recommend and implement any changes necessary Manage planned factory refurbishment and capital investment projects Support HS and Environment Officer in action required to comply with regulations Any other reasonable duties or accountabilities that are consistent with the role and driven by the organisational requirements at any given time. Knowledge and Skills Required: Education- Degree / HNC Electrical or Mechanical Engineering, IOSH and NEBOSH qualification Experience of managing maintenance teams within a manufacturing environment IT - Microsoft products, numeracy, literacy, communication, negotiation, problem solving, prioritise, man management and effective team working Areas of Knowledge: (R) Machinery Maintenance, (P) Machinery Installation, (P) Building and Facilities Maintenance 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.

Permanent / Manchester, Greater Manchester

SAP Implementation Specialist Interim or Permanent

SAP Implementation Specialist - Warwick, Warwickshire Interim or Permanent An experienced SAP configuration and implementation specialist is required for an immediate start with this specialist engineering & manufacturing assembly business. With an exciting new product launch planned this is a great opportunity to be involved in a full SAP implementation roll-out that will translate business processes into effective SAP functional configurations. In particular, you will have a strong technical knowledge of the Production Planning and Material Management (PP/MM) modules and the configuration of Bills of Material (BOM). Ideally you will have worked in a low volume high value complex engineered product environment. You must have: Worked on a full SAP lifecycle implementation project that includes full roll-out. A good understanding of Production Planning (PP), Materials Management (MM) modules, Sales and Operations Planning (SOP), Master Production Scheduling and Materials Requirement Planning Created BOMs, process routings and understand standard operating procedures Worked with a complex engineering JIT supply chain management. This is an exciting project that will be extremely challenging with an implementation phase having tight deadlines. You will be joining a close-knit management team and your expertise will be crucial to the success of this project and bringing this exciting new product to market.

Permanent / Warwickshire, England

Planning Engineer or Process Engineer

Planning Engineer or Process Engineer - Coventry - Aerospace - Permanent - c£35,000 A Planning Engineer or Process Engineer is required with knowledge of Welding and Fabrication. Candidates with experience of the Aerospace sector would be well received. Due to the continued growth and success of this company, a highly successful organisation who manufacture and assemble low volume, high value modules for the aerospace industry requires a proactive Planning Engineer or Process Engineer for a new permanent role. As the Planning Engineer or Process Engineer, you will be required to: Maintain and ensure continuous improvement of the businesses range of products. Optimise efficiency and performance ensuring process flow, tooling fixtures and manufacturing methods are cost effective and competitive. You shall identify and provide solutions to problems as they arise to avoid re-occurrences. Provide technical support across the manufacturing operations primarily within the Welding and Fabrication section. Improve current methods, fixtures, tooling and process flow to maximise profitability and drive down lead times whilst maintaining quality specifications. Carry out 6 Sigma projects alongside the CI Manager. Ensure that TPM is allocated on business-critical processes and equipment. The Planning Engineer or Process Engineer should have the following skills or experience: Ideally educated to HNC/HND Level or equivalent experience in a similar role. Strong understanding of welding techniques to include MIG and TIG Good understand of manufacturing processes associated with Welding and Fabrication. Experience operating within the Aerospace sector is ideal but not essential Able to work directly with suppliers and customers and act as the technical subject matter expert. Must be able to communicate at a high level. Computer literate. Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon. If you have knowledge of Welding and Fabrication manufacturing processes and you want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the Planning Engineer or Process Engineer role, please contact Neil Cayley at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384 446114.

Permanent / Coventry, West Midlands

Manufacturing Engineer

Manufacturing Engineer £Competitive plus benefits Thatcham Automotive A Manufacturing Engineer is required to support manufacturing operations to deliver the production plan whilst resolving any barriers to production fulfilment. Candidates with awareness of APQP process according to automotive customer requirements would be well received. Due to increased workloads this company, an award-winning transmission technology specialist based in Thatcham, requires a proactive Manufacturing Engineer to enact change management and improvement to overall product quality using technical expertise to both mature and new products though the factory and to reduce Engineering support. As a Manufacturing Engineer you will be required to: Ensure the manufacturing schedule is achieved On Time In Full Determine corrective actions and enact change on current product as part of continuous improvement Model, create and amend CAD modelling and drafting on NX 3D CAD to Company standards and procedures Undertake revisions to the Engineering Method for production parts Advise corrective action to manufacture queries and non-conformance and provide feedback to Engineering as appropriate Maintain suitable issue control and Bill of Materials for the parts and projects and in a timely fashion The Manufacturing Engineer should have the following skills or experience: HNC/HND in an engineering discipline Good working knowledge of draughting standards, geometric tolerances and manufacturing methods Knowledge of DFMEA & use of DMAIC root cause analysis & improvement cycles Ability to work across multiple projects and prioritise accordingly Good numerical skills and an understanding of statistics Use of and understanding of A3 problem solving and Root cause analysis tools Competent CAD user, preferably NX & TeamCenter PLM This is an excellent opportunity for anyone with manufacturing engineering experience to develop your career. In return for your experience, this Thatcham based transmission technology specialist will offer you: £Competitive Pension Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon. If you have experience as a Manufacturing Engineer and you want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the Manufacturing Engineer role, please contact Paul Branton at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01268 455525.

Permanent / Thatcham, Berkshire

Toolmaker

A Toolmaker is required for a well-established Precision Tool Manufacturer for a permanent position due to company expansion. The purpose of this role is to manufacture tooling using manual machines and hand tools. As a Toolmaker, your daily duties will be: Build/fit/assemble/polish tooling and dies using hand tools and equipment Use manual milling machines, grinders and lathes Manufacture high quality tooling, working to tight tolerances Work to engineering drawings The Toolmaker should have the following skills or experience: You will be a fully skilled Toolmaker You will be fully trained in the use of all tool room machinery and hand tools Used to working to tight tolerances The ability to interpret engineering drawings This is an excellent opportunity for anyone looking for anyone looking for a new role as a Toolmaker, in return you will be offered: Fantastic working environment In-house training to develop your knowledge The opportunity to work with prestigious clients with interesting projects. Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high, should you want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the Toolmaker position, please contact Ed Burch at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384 446 129.

Permanent / Worcester, Worcestershire

Business Development Manager

Business Development Manager Advanced Engineering £35,000 - £40,000 + bonus Birmingham My client is seeking a consultative Business Development Manager who will be responsible for securing inward investment and business expansion projects from the advanced engineering (including automotive) sector, leading to sector growth and job creation across the West Midlands region. Your duties and responsibilities will include: Taking a key role in implementing programmes of focused business development and marketing activity to promote advanced engineering and automotive inward investment within and to the region Take a particular focus in account management and investor development of strategic businesses specific to these sectors Work closely with the Department of International Trade and their relevant sector teams Proactively lead on identifying and effecting new revenue opportunities and platforms Forge and develop relationships across and between the public and private sectors to send out a coordinated message to potential investors in the region Build influence across the sector through it's inward investment programmes We are looking for the following: Experience within an engineering & manufacturing environment within the area of Business Development or Account Management Excellent communication skills Highly developed negotiating skills with the ability to influence decision-makers at the highest level Commercially aware, able to build relationships with senior staff across the private and public sector Ideally educated to degree level or equivalent

Permanent / Birmingham, West Midlands

Production Adminstrator

Summary Panel: Job title: Production Administrator Salary Range; Up to £32,000, Pro Rata, Contract Role Location: Kidderminster This well-established fabrication business are seeking a temporary Production Administrator for their Kidderminster Head Office. A Production Administrator is required with knowledge of producing Purchase Orders and Bill of Materials. Candidates with experience of the Manufacturing, Metals or Fabrication industries would be well received. Due to sickness this company, a family-run business based in Kidderminster requires a tenacious Production Administrator with Opera3 experience for a new contract role. As a Production Administrator you will be required to: To achieve the highest level of accuracy in the efficient purchase, receipt and consolidation of data for all stocked products. Adhere to company processes and systems whilst helping to develop new procedures to ensure that delivery targets (both internal and external) are met. Achieve your personal objectives and monitor progress against a series of KPIs and work closely with and motivate other members of the team. The Production Administrator should have the following skills or experience: Good working knowledge of Microsoft office and experience of Opera 3 software. Knowledge of a working manufacturing, production or engineering supply chain process. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, able to work with high levels of diligence and enthusiasm. This is an excellent opportunity for anyone with knowledge of production schedules to develop your career. In return for your experience, this Kidderminster-based Manufacturer will offer you: Basic Salary up to £32,000 per annum, pro rata. Flexible contract assignment either full time or part time hours. 3 - 6 months contract length. Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon. If you have knowledge of Opera3 and material planning and you want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the Production Administrator role, please contact Mary O'Brien at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384 446 168.

Contract / Kidderminster, Worcestershire

Quotation / Design Engineer

Design Engineer Kidderminster £24,000 - £34,000 depending on experience. This business is a well-established and well-run manufacturing organisation, that develops, from concept stage, bespoke engineered solutions to a varied market sector. They trade in the UK, Europe and in North America. Due to a small restructure, the business has asked us to search and recruit for an exceptional Design Engineer. This role for an experienced Design Engineer ideally with a proven background in Mechanical CAD who can support new enquiries/orders and prepare detailed drawings for customer approval and manufacture. You will need to support the quotation process, liaise with customers regarding their design solutions and look at what, if any special requirements may be required. You must be comfortable in working with the end customer of projects. You will be from a hands-on mechanical design / manufacturing-based background and will have a good understanding of 3D CAD, ideally Solidworks or Autocad and will have a proven capability in ERP system / Excel data manipulation as well as BOM creation and the ability to produce engineering drawings from a concept stage. The business offers a stable working environment, with solid career progression for the right candidate. If you feel you have the right skills and experiences, then please apply.

Permanent / Kidderminster, Worcestershire

CMM Programmer

Job title: CMM Programmer Salary Range: £30,000 to £35,000 Location: Coventry A CMM Programmer is required with knowledge of Mitutoyo CMM and MCOSMOS software programming. Candidates with experience of the Off-Highway industry would be well received. Due to growth this company specialising in the machining and assembly of products for the power generation and off-highway industries, based in Coventry requires a forward thinking CMM Programmer for a new permanent role. As a CMM Programmer you will be required to: Ensure the highest quality standards and customer satisfaction are consistently met or exceeded Monitor your own performance and productivity with a continuous improvement mindset Complete accurate legible written records and associated production paperwork requirements Adhere to written works instructions and safe working practices Maintain a safe and tidy work area at all times The CMM Programmer should have the following skills or experience: Apprentice trained or suitably experienced in a similar role Experience gained from within the Automotive or Off-Highway sector of the Engineering Industry Capable of working on their own initiative Excellent time management skills This is an excellent opportunity for anyone with knowledge of MCOSMOS software to develop your career. In return for your experience, this Coventry based Off-Highway company will offer you £30,000 to £35,000. Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon. If you are a experienced and competent Mitutoyo CMM Programmer and you want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the CMM Programmer role, please contact Georgia Silk at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384 446 147.

Permanent / Coventry, West Midlands

Supply Chain Performance Engineer

Job Title: Supply Chain Performance Engineer Rate: Up to £28.00 per hour LTD Location: Desford, Leicestershire Industry: Off Highway As a Supply Chain Performance Engineer you will have the opportunity to lead and implement lean supply chain projects (to improve the Quality and Shipping performance of supplier) within the Purchasing/Supply Chain Management team. This position assumes a leadership role in helping suppliers to build lean supply chain capability in the areas of material replenishment to business divisions, improved Sales and Operations Planning, high-velocity throughput, optimized logistics and capacity planning. Coaches and leads project teams comprised of multi-functional resources, including facility supply chain planning, site and category purchasing, operations, receiving, Global Transportation, Demand and Orders, Material Requirements Planning and Logistics to achieve lean supply chain flow through an engineered value chain. Lead the key supplier quality improvement activity by rich Quality and Mechanical related experiences, engage supplier management team to delivery challenging results on supplier quality performance. Implement, improve the robust process to error proof just-in-time deliveries. This requires determining correct order fulfilment method strategy as well as designing pull systems and determining proper replenishment strategies and proper buffer sizes and placements. Coaches and leads lean events and works collaboratively with suppliers and multiple facility functions to address and resolve supplier both Quality and Delivery issues using root cause and corrective action (RCCA). To apply for this position you should have some of the following: Experience in Supply Chain, Supplier Management or Logistics. Experience demonstrating advanced analytical and problem-solving skills. Strong interpersonal and communication skills with a customer service focus. Degree related to Supplier Management, Supply Chain, Business Management or equivalent experience in supply chain planning, quality, process, logistics and/or manufacturing. Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of 6 Sigma project management principles. APICS CPIM or CSPC National Certification. Experience in value stream mapping. Please contact James Tilley for details.

Contract / Hinckley, Leicestershire

Logistics Engineer

Job Title: Logistics Engineer Salary Range: £33,624 - £42,000 plus benefits Location: Stafford Industry: Off-Highway A Logistics Engineer opportunity has become available for one of the world's leading manufacturers of off-highway machinery and diesel and natural gas engines. A Logistics Engineer is responsible for supporting the design and implementation of all related logistics processes, machinery & equipment, storage concepts, among other things. The job duties of a Logistics Engineer are to design and implement successful logistics solutions. The technical skills are defined in 8 key areas: Data purification & analysis Warehouse storage and process design Assembly point-of-use (POU) design Machinery & equipment design/ selection and procurement Workforce & equipment planning End to End logistics process design Inventory transfer & rearrangement planning Integrating supply chain knowledge into the solution design In addition, it is expected that Logistics Engineer has a working knowledge of the local warehouse management system and can integrate this into the overall design of the facility. Background/Experience (Required): University degree in Supply Chain, Engineering or related subject and/or Equivalent experience within a logistics or manufacturing engineering. Strong PC Skills (Excel, Access, PowerPoint, & AutoCAD). Knowledge in a warehouse management system e.g. SAP Plan for Every Part (PFEP) awareness. Point of Use Design within a manufacturing or industrial assembly environment. Implementation of kitting solutions within a manufacturing or industrial assembly environment. Relocation assistance is not available for this position. Please contact James Tilley for more detaiils.

Permanent / Stafford, Staffordshire
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    Works Manager
  • I would like to thank Jonathan Lee Recruitment for the fantastic assistance given to me along my recruitment path to find employment. The communication was great via e-mail and telephone. The guidance you gave was second to none relating to my CV and experience. I received the perfect job description matches from your systems job alerts which I duly successfully applied to. Thank you Jonathan Lee Recruitment...the perfect team!

    Gabriel Braileanu

    Maintenance Supervisor
  • Regarding the team at Jonathan Lee, all I can say is top drawer...information that flowed from the very first moment of my interview to the contacted position of myself and company. I will miss the faultless administration regarding my contract and be paid on time every time.

    Daniel McClafferty

    Contractor
  • We chose to use Jonathan Lee as they were recommended by the EEF and have been a client for over 2 years. Since our initial contact with Jonathan Lee we have never regretted using them. Our consultant (Oliver Smith) took the time to get to know us, our business, our requirements and provides us with excellent candidates. He is extremely professional, industry experienced and has proven to be invaluable as part of our recruitment process. I wouldn't hesitate in recommending Jonathan Lee to anyone who is looking for an efficient, reliable and professional recruitment company.

    Bev Smith

    HR Manager
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