Area Sales Manager - Metrology - North UK Field Based £25,000 to £35,000 per annum + car, bonus (1st year OTE £12K) Suitable locations: Manchester, Liverpool, Leeds, Sheffield, York, Scunthorpe, Nottingham and surrounding areas. An Area Sales Manager is required to join a well established supplier of precision instrumentation equipment. As the Area Sales Manager you responsibilities will include; The role encompasses account-management of existing customers, but a strong emphasis on the development of sales in new and emerging market segments. Sales lead generation and qualification. Support sales team in negotiation and sales closure. Factory liaison and sales team training / support. As the Area Sales Manager you will require the following skills and experiences; Experience of precision manufacturing or high specification measuring systems is preferable. Field based sales experience. Tactical planning. Ability to work at all levels of a business. if you are interested in this exciting opportunity with uncapped commission please click on the link to apply.Permanent / Manchester, Greater Manchester
Senior Technical Buyer Medical (Manufacturing) Cambridge Attractive Salary & Benefits Package A Senior Technical Buyer is required by one of the UK's most exciting companies to be joining right now. The scale of ambition to build a world-class medical devices company in Cambridge is matched only by the breathtaking innovation that underpins the next generation of surgical robot. An award-winning company that plans to significantly disrupt the way surgery is performed for the benefit of millions of patients all around the world. The Role We are looking for an experienced Senior Technical Buyer who has a proven track record of working with a global supply chain, ensuring best value performance and best in class supply. The Responsibilities As Senior Technical Buyer, your key responsibilities will involve: Organising and leading meetings both internally and externally with suppliers in remit Monitoring of supplier performance and feedback performance for continuous supplier improvement Build and maintain effective working relationships with critical and key suppliers within assigned material category Take ownership for daily activities in respect of suppliers within remit, placing PO's, expediting and general performance Proactively communicate design changes to supply base and agree implementation and timescales accordingly Preparation and communication of build data packs, BOM's, Drawings & work instructions to suppliers Visiting suppliers as part of a multifunctional team, to support the application of new designs or problem resolution Supporting with the development of ERP system against Procurement requirements Source new and alternative sources as necessary following new supplier guidelines About you A natural communicator hopefully goes without saying, but in addition we'd like you to have: Strong organisation and negotiation skills Degree qualified in a relevant discipline Additional professions qualifications highly desirable (CIPS) A self-motivated and customer focused approach A flexible, responsive approach and mindset to work productively in a busy environment Proven decision-making experience Experienced Purchasing background in relevant discipline or industry A good understanding of technical terms with respect to Mechanical and/or Electronic materials, to enable confident communication with suppliers and internal engineering A genuine desire to help and support team members so that we can all achieve our best In return for your extensive technical procurement skills and experience, we offer a competitive salary and a great benefits package (including non-contributory pension scheme, cycle-to-work scheme, life assurance, and our infamous monthly BBQs). On top of that, you'll be joining a company with a fabulous culture of ambition, creativity and teamwork, and where fun is just as valued as our commitment to make surgery better for millions of people. Interested? Please forward your CV as soon as possible.Permanent / Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Senior Mechanical Engineer - Aerospace and Defence Location: Dorset - Permanent - Attractive A leading supplier of critical control systems within the aerospace and defence sector is in search of a Senior Mechanical Engineer to be based at their site in Dorset. The Senior Mechanical Engineer will lead Aerospace development projects. The Senior Mechanical Engineer will provide technical direction and decision making in support of project delivery. The Senior Mechanical Engineer will manage internal and external resources to successfully deliver allocated projects, through requirements definition, analysis, design, development and qualification. The Senior Mechanical Engineer will ensure project compliance with internal processes, regulatory and legislative requirements. As a Senior Mechanical Engineer your skills and qualifications will ideally include: An apprenticeship/degree in mechanical/aerospace engineering or equivalent experience. A Good understanding of mechanical/electro-mechanical engineering in aerospace products. Experience of NPI/ new product design and development within an Aerospace environment. An understanding of the operation and maintenance of military aircraft is desirable. An understanding of airworthiness and certification is highly desirable. Experience of liaison with customers and suppliers. Good written and oral communications skills. Experience of the management of aerospace development projects. Understanding of the financial management of development projects. Understanding of systems engineering methods. As a Senior Mechanical Engineer your main responsibilities will involve: Establish clear requirements baselines prior to commencement of design or change activity. Define and lead analysis in support of system design, integration and change assessment. Actively contribute to and/or lead defined aspects of the project. Achieve optimal balance between requirements, schedule and cost. Manage requirements verification throughout project. Successfully demonstrate compliance for a DDP. Estimate resource requirements, plan projects and report progress. Ensure that projects are delivered in accordance with internal processes. Work with Programme Management and manage technical risks. Ensure projects are delivered in accordance with technical, cost and schedule requirements. Manage customers and external suppliers to ensure compliance. Security Clearance will be required for this position due to the nature of the Products involved. If you are interested in this position, please apply directly or for further information on this role, please contact Peter Heap at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384 446102 or email suitable CV'sPermanent / Dorset, England
EMC Engineer - Aerospace and Defence Location: Dorset - Permanent - Attractive A leading supplier of critical control systems within the aerospace and defence sector is in search of an EMC Engineer to be based at their site in Dorset. The EMC Engineer will support both platform and equipment level engineering teams, by contributing to requirements, influencing design. The EMC Engineer will incorporate good EMC practice planning verification methods, as well as planning, executing, interpreting and reporting on test and analysis activities to show compliance to relevant EMC requirements and standards. This role is ideally suited to someone with experience working within the EMC and Lightning field in the Aerospace industry, who is willing to drive EMC design and qualification activities across multiple projects for the organisation. It is anticipated that the successful candidate will progress to become an EMC Technical Specialist for the business. As an EMC Engineer your skills and qualifications will ideally include: Relevant degree or a recognised engineering apprenticeship and HNC/HND. Experience of development engineering activities. Experience in defining and executing EMC qualification plans. Producing technical documentation to support qualification. Experience defining and commissioning test setups. Performing environmental and functional testing at component and system levels. Knowledge of EMC standards to include DO160, MIL-STD's and Def Stans. Knowledge of EMC standards of aerospace primes. As an EMC Engineer your main responsibilities will involve: Assessment of customer EMC/Lightning requirements. Subsequent development of internal/supplier system and equipment requirements. Contribution to design, to ensure that EMC and lightning are considered appropriately. Composition of test plans & procedures to gather data or qualification evidence. Carrying out EMC and lightning tests. Reporting test results and analyse implications to compliance and safety. Assessing the potential EMC impact of design changes. Peer review of technical documentation. Customer and supplier facing responsibilities to discuss and agree qualification plans. Review of equipment qualification data from suppliers. Security Clearance will be required for this position due to the nature of the Product involved. If you are interested in this position, please apply directly or for further information on this role, please contact Peter Heap at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384 446102 or email suitable CV'sPermanent / Dorset, England
Maintenance Engineer (mechanical) - Central Birmingham - Presses/CNC's - £26k to £35k A Maintenance Engineer is required to join a well-established, successful and progressive family business which is a manufacturer of specialist material handling equipment, components and systems. The role is based in the new purpose-built manufacturing facility in central Birmingham. We are offering to financially support the candidate through electrical courses if they wish to multi-skill train. Maintenance Engineer responsibilities will include; Servicing and maintenance on CNC machines and power presses. Coordinate and deliver the TPM. Develop all plans and look to improve the general function of the maintenance department. To move away from a reactive culture to a planned maintenance approach and programme. General day to day site/facilities maintenance will also be a part of the role as required. As the Maintenance Engineer you will require the following skills & experiences; An ability to maintain plant, equipment and facilities. Experience of maintaining/servicing power presses and CNC machines is desirable. Experience of PLC fault finding (desirable). Experience of implementing TPM. The opportunity for a Maintenance Engineer with this business will suit any experienced individual who is looking for a wide-ranging role where, as part of a smaller business they can be effective and make a difference. Please click on the link to apply.Permanent / Birmingham, West Midlands
Mechanical Design Engineer - Dudley - Processing Machines - £30k to £45k P.A A Mechanical Design Engineer is required to join a leading manufacturer of metal processing equipment for steel and aluminium manufacturing companies. The successful Mechanical Design Engineer will demonstrate a strong engineering background with an emphasis on mechanical design and with the ability to meet deadlines as required. THE ROLE In this role as Mechanical Design Engineer, you will be tasked with:- Establishing detailed designs using company engineering methods and best-practices Create and review designs using 3D/2D CAD software programs including Inventor and AutoCAD Create and review BOM documents in MS Excel Generate/review calculations to define machine specifications Assist in specification and selection of proprietary components Liaise with all departments within the group providing technical support as required Liaise with the customers, partaking in site visits as required THE PERSON To be considered for this varied and challenging Mechanical Design Engineer role, you will have: - Experience in the design & manufacture of heavy precision machinery - steel and/or aluminium industry preferable Be educated to a minimum of HNC level Experience in the use of Inventor 3D and AutoCAD 2D design is desirable Strong communication skills Proven problem solving skills The role comes with good benefits package, if you feel that you meet the criteria of the advertisement, please apply for immediate interview.Permanent / Dudley, West Midlands
The organisation We bring together and supply of the world's most advanced manufacturers of high technology machine tools, automation systems to deliver highly productive metal cutting solutions to our diverse customer base. Established on the back of a long standing relationship with market leading machine manufacturers such as Chiron Werke, Nakamura Tome, Stama, Bridgeport Hardinge, Halter and Heidenhein. This is an organisation that operate as a single and exclusive source for machine tool systems to large multi-million pound organisations through to small family run machine shops all across the UK. The opportunity Due to ongoing and sustained success, we are continuing to recruit for experienced Field Service Engineers with a multi-skilled engineering skill set from backgrounds such as either CNC, automated machinery /equipment or machine tools to cover the Midlands and surrounding area. Due to the organisations willingness to train new staff with good work ethic and core skills - this is an excellent opportunity for the right candidate to join a genuine market leader who takes great pride and goes to great expense to develop its staff. Key Responsibilities: Investigation, diagnosis, and rectification of breakdowns on automated machinery / CNC equipment or similar Routine service and calibration of CNC / automated machinery or machine tool equipment Provide technical support to customers during service visits and subsequent telephone/email as necessary Service & Fault finding as well as reactive maintenance of automated machinery Willing to travel to customer sites (most within the Midlands and surrounding area) What you will need to succeed: HNC / HND / Apprenticeship in Electrical / Mechanical Engineering or equivalent experience Electrical and mechanical fault-finding experience on CNC or automated machinery Experience working on or servicing CNC, automated machinery or machine tools Ability to read projection drawings and electrical diagrams Able to work on own initiative and as part of a team A desire to train and learn new skills (training is given to all staff throughout their career) Driven to complete tasks to a high standard and provide excellent customer service In return we can offer the following package: £30,000 - £40,000/year starting salary depending on experience Overtime (paid after 40 hours worked) - most engineers earn £60,000 - £70,000/year Company vehicle (available for personal use) BUPA Healthcare scheme Life assurance Childcare vouchers Company bonus scheme Autonomy in a home based / remote role Contributory pension up to 6% Mobile phone, laptop and iPad/tablet provided Fuel card 25 days annual leave (rising with tenure) Cross-industry training and career development opportunities Our Field Service Engineers make up a vital part of the service division where you will be able to help further increase the companies reputation in the Midlands as well as opening up a range of career pathways and earnings opportunities for you in the future. If you have multi-skilled engineering / maintenance experience and are ready for the challenge of joining a genuinely innovative market leading brand covering the Midlands area then we would like to hear from you. Please 'apply' now or for more information please contact Colin Reeves on 01384 446121.Permanent / Coventry, West Midlands
We are recruiting for the world's largest manufacturer of tyres and associated rubber products. With 9 tyre manufacturing plants in Europe alone and responsible for fitting 1 in 5 vehicles across the world. Together, we are committed to 'serving society with superior quality' tyre products and are a major supplier of original equipment to all major car manufacturers including Volkswagen, Ford, BMW, Mercedes Toyota and many more covering such sectors as sport, touring, winter and 4x4 driving that provide enhanced performance without sacrificing ride comfort. Job purpose An opportunity has arisen for an aspiring Field Engineer to join the northern Europe team covering Leeds and the North of England. The purpose of this opportunity will be to take responsibility for the day-to-day management and control of field-based tyre technical issues within a region. Working as part of a small technical team managing own workload with a responsibility for product quality and performance while delivering a first-class field service customer experience to a diverse and prestigious customer base. Main Responsibilities To work independently and have a positive work ethic, as a front-line representative of the company. Cover across a designated area, undertaking all the key Field Engineering roles. To support your colleagues in other regions throughout the organisation. Organising the assessment of warranty tyres in the field, timely and when necessary. Perform field visits to service customer products, whilst maintaining good customer relations with dealers and end users. Achieve high levels of customer satisfaction. Prioritise and manage the workload within your designated region, including product quality evaluation and product monitoring. To visit selected users and monitor, analyse and report performance characteristics. Coordinate your activities with your colleagues for all product groups. To deliver bespoke technical training to both internal and external customers. To take ownership of special projects. Professional Experience/Qualifications: Mechanical engineering experience ideally in a field based or customer facing capacity (Engineering, Quality & Technical) ONC/HNC/HND or Degree in Vehicle or Mechanical Engineering or equivalent. Key Personal Attributes: Team player, flexible approach to work. Good IT and administrative skills. Ability to prioritise and organise workloads. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills. Ability to develop strong relationships with end users, fleets & dealers. Customer-focused. Excellent presentation skills. Valid driving licence. Based in the Leeds or surrounding area and willing to cover the North of the country Capacity to be flexible on hours worked and occasionally work away from home for short periods of time on a monthly basis. Above all, the ATTITUDE, ENTHUSIASM and KEENNESS to succeed and learn, coupled with a passion for excellence. Salary package and benefits: Starting salary £24,000 - £30,000/year (depending on experience - rising over service) Company car (for work and personal use) Pension (company match up to 7.5%) 25 days holiday (plus statutory Bank Holidays - rising over service) Mobile phone (for work and personal use) Laptop / IPad Autonomous / Flexible working capacity Structured training plan during first two years in service Monthly training secondments at companies HQ Opportunity to travel throughout Europe where special projects allow Career development potential towards Lead, Head Field Engineer or Subject Matter Expert pathways Opportunities for International secondments throughout Europe and beyond Further career development opportunities both at home and abroad This is an excellent opportunity for an aspiring field engineer based in or close to Leeds looking for a career with a global market leader who take development of their staff seriously offering training and development, secondments and promotion paths across the globe. If this opportunity is of interest to you then please 'apply' now or for more information, contact Colin Reeves on 01384 446121.Permanent / Leeds, West Yorkshire
Buyer - Technical Manufacturing - Medical Cambridge Technical Buyer required by one of the UK's most exciting companies to be joining right now. An award-winning high growth company with a reputation for innovation and vision. The Role: An exciting opportunity exists for a Technical Buyer who has a proven track record of working with a global supply chain, ensuring best value performance and best in class supply. Your key responsibilities will involve: Source and negotiate new and alternative sources of supply. Organising and leading supplier meetings with both internal and external stakeholders. Monitoring supplier performance and feedback performance for continuous supplier Build and maintain effective working relationships with critical and key suppliers. Manage daily activities in respect of suppliers within remit, placing PO's, expediting and general performance. Proactively communicate design changes to supply base and agree implementation and timescales accordingly. Preparation and communication of build data packs, BOM's, drawings & work instructions to Working cross-functionally, to support the application of new designs or problem resolution Supporting with the development of ERP system against Procurement requirements. The Person: As an experienced procurement professional, you will offer the following: Strong organisation and negotiation skills Degree and (CIPS) highly desirable. A self-motivated and customer focused approach A flexible, responsive and positive approach to work in a busy and challenging environment. Proven technical procurement background in relevant manufacturing/engineering discipline or industry. A strong technical understanding with respect to Mechanical and/or Electronic materials, to enable confident communication with both internal and external stakeholders. In return for your procurement experience, you will be offered a competitive salary and a great benefits package. Interested in this exciting opportunity, apply directly to lisa.osborne@jonlee or call for further details 01384 446162.Permanent / Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
A Software Engineer with experience of writing embedded firmware for micro-controllers is required for a Birmingham based manufacturer of precision instrumentation. The role of Software Engineer - Embedded Firmware includes the following: Working closely with Electronics Engineer to develop the latest range of precision instrumentation. Write firmware for new products and update and maintain the firmware for existing technology. Code in C although experience with C++ and C# is highly desirable. The suitable candidate for Software Engineer - Embedded Firmware will need to possess the following skills: Experience in writing firmware Technical qualification in Electronic or Software Engineering Knowledge of transducer signal conditioning is highly desirable Experience of working in an Electronic R&D environment experience writing embedded firmware for high precision motion controllers is desirable but not essential. If you have the required experience for this Software Engineer - Embedded Firmware and you are seeking an exciting role working for an established manufacturer of high precision technology, them please click on the link to apply.Permanent / Stourbridge, West Midlands
Senior Mechanical Design Engineer - High Wycombe Area Permanent - Attractive - Defence & Government Sector A Senior Mechanical Engineer is required to join an innovative and Advanced Communication Systems Company that specialises within the Defence and Government Industry Sectors. The Senior Mechanical Engineer will report to the Mechanical Design Manager and responsible for the Mechanical Design of Electronics Communications Equipment and Enclosures/Packaging, from concept design, detail design and through to testing. Responsibilities of the Senior Mechanical Design Engineer Design of communications antennas and associated electronics housings. Design of machined, sheet metal and carbon fibre composite parts. Production of detail drawings and bills of materials of designs to Company standards. Produce high quality technical publications to support new designs. FEA on key structural components to simulate the effect in harsh environments. Predict their RF performance in extreme environments. Provision of technical support to production and sales. Mechanical environmental and EMC testing of communication systems. Completion of test reports & presentation to engineering teams, management & customers. Manage projects through the whole design cycle to defined timescales. Identify suitable manufacturing processes and suppliers, where appropriate, for parts. Technical Requirements of the Senior Mechanical Design Engineer Proficient in the use of Solidworks 3D CAD package. Degree in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent experience. Experience in the design of electro-mechanical systems. Experience in the design of lightweight mechanisms and products. Experience in the design of machined and sheet metal parts. Experience in design to environmental and EMC standards. Ability to carry out accurate hand calculations and generate engineering spreadsheets. Ability to write detailed test reports. Good understanding of design for manufacture (DFM). Experience in the design of composite or moulded parts. Experience in the design of transit cases and or Systems packaging. Knowledge and experience of Finite Element Analysis (FEA). Ability to obtain SC Clearance. Full UK Driving Licence. Security Clearance will be required for this role due to the nature of the products and the Industry sectors involved with this role. If interested in this Senior Mechanical Design Engineer, then please contact Peter Heap at Jonathan Lee Recruitment by calling my direct line on +44 (0) 1384 446102 or apply directly. Alternatively, please send suitable MS Word Format CV's directly to this Email for reviewPermanent / High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Electronics Test Technician Long term contract role Cambridge Manufacturing Hourly rate negotiable A Test Technician is required with knowledge of assembling and testing of opto-electronic equipment. The purpose of the role is to assemble and test electron scanning microscopes in accordance with established procedures and ensure agreed deadlines and manufacturing targets are met. Due to an increase in workloads, this company, a world leader in high-quality products for the semiconductor, opto-electronic technology, life sciences, health care, eye care and industrial solutions, requires a Test Technician with faultfinding and repair of opto-electronics experience. The Test Technician will be required to: · Undertake assembly, sub-assembly and testing of finally configured systems and accessories consistent with the test area to the final test procedure within the flow line. · Troubleshoot malfunctions and carry out basic modifications as required. · Actively contribute to driving continuous improvement and identifying waste in the test process. · Responsibility for maintenance of test equipment as assigned. · Maintain processes and procedures consistent with ISO standards. · Compliance with company procedures and controls - ISO 9001 and ISO14001. The Test Technician should have the following skills and experience: · A minimum HNC/HND qualification in Electronics or experience working in electronic or electro-mechanical systems test environment. · Experience of fault finding on electronic or electro-mechanical systems. · Able to understand and follow test specifications and standard operating procedures. · The ability to utilise user interface software to test, calibrate and operate complex systems. · Ideally some knowledge of or experience in high vacuum systems. · Experience of assembling and testing of precision instrumentation. This is an excellent opportunity for anyone with knowledge of opto-electronics to develop your skills. Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon. If you have knowledge of repair and faultfinding of opto-electronics and you want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the Test Technician role, please contact Justin Wainwright at Jonathan Lee Recruitment - 01268 889267 or 07711 156281Contract / Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Quality Engineer Medical Devices - Cambridge Excellent salary and strong benefits An established Medical Devices company, based in Cambridge, are currently looking for a skilled Quality Engineer to help with the continued development of their quality management systems (QMS), CAPA procedures and customer complaints procedures. We are looking for someone to cover a few areas as you will need to be flexible with your daily workload. You will work within an established Quality Assurance team and gain valuable knowledge in areas you may not be so strong in. It is essential that your background has been in Quality Engineering rather something more paperwork based. Ideally, your exposure will be within the Medical Devices sector to ISO 13485 standards, however if you have been in another highly complex and regulated environment with excellent CAPA and customer complaints experience we would still be keen to hear from you. If you have ever worked to EN 60601 standards, this would be highly advantageous, if you have not you will be trained in this area. Their product will be sold worldwide, so apart from CE Marking, if you have knowledge in other countries this would be very useful. Especially North America and Europe. The technology, that is still being developed, is a highly complex medical device with the chance of changing the whole sector. It is truly an exciting time to join this company. This company have a passion for developing their people's skills and careers, so continual training and development will be on offer for the right person. It is expected that you would hold a degree within an engineering, electronics, bio medical of life sciences field. However, actual industry experience is more important. Apart from working on cutting edge technologies and career development, you will be rewarded with an excellent salary, benefits package, pension scheme and get to work in a people friendly environment.Permanent / Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
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