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engineering and manufacturing  recruitment experts, since 1978

Medical device engineering recruitment

The first choice for clients and candidates, Jonathan Lee Recruitment has been delivering best-in-class recruitment to the engineering and manufacturing industry for over 40 years including the medical device industry.

Our specialist recruiters offer clients a unique level of expertise in contract and permanent recruitment across engineering, technical, supply chain, sales and commercial roles, over all medical device disciplines across industries that include:

Class I Medical Devices – Class II Medical Devices – Class III Medical Devices

Working in partnership with our clients, who range from prestigious global medical and pharmaceutical companies through to SMEs, we’re committed to a culture of continuous improvement, providing clients with a world-class recruitment service to keep us at the forefront of industry change.

As many of our consultants come from engineering backgrounds we pride ourselves on our in-depth understanding of the skills, experience and personal attributes required for specialist roles. 

Our medical device roles are of a confidential nature. For a full disclosure of these roles contact our medical device recruitment specialist Dan Plimmer on 01384 446174.

ISO 9001:2008 and REC accredited.​


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Software Development Engineer

Software Development Engineer Permanent position Borehamwood £Negotiable This role DOES NOT provide sponsorship for visas A Software Development Engineer is required to work in partnership with other members of the development team on specification, development and updating of products, focussing primarily on the necessary software components. Due to increased workloads, this global provider of automated scientific solutions requires a proactive Software Development Engineer to be a committed, proactive and positive member of the development team, contributing to the overall development and operation of the company. As the Software Development Engineer, you will be required to: Work with members of the Development Team in the development of novel instruments and technologies. Work within the Agile Software Development Team on the specification and development of necessary software components Liaise with engineers and scientists in the generation of specifications Use appropriate development systems to generate code for inclusion in high level instrument control applications or as part of embedded control systems Work with other engineers on the assembly and integration of prototypes Assume shared ownership of legacy designs, extending, repairing and refactoring as necessary Contribute to the development of training courses as required. Potentially travelling and working in the UK, Europe, USA, China and other regions as needed to fulfil the job role and achieve the Company's objectives. Conditions: A small team of 3 developers who work mainly remotely with occasional site meetings. Agile development Apporachable and helpful leadership Exciting technologies  Essential:   ReactJS UI, Typescript C# control server ReactiveX Non-essential (but attractive): Delphi Embedded C Firmware    Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon. If you have experience as the Software Development Engineer and you want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the Software Development Engineer, please contact Timothy Parkes at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on or call on 01384 446145 Due to the demand for this opening, our client will be shortlisting by the COP W/C 11/01/21 so apply now. 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 / Borehamwood

Sales and Account Manager - Bioprocess (UK and Europe)

Sales and Account Manager - Bioprocess (UK and Europe)   Role Objectives To sell Bioprocess products in UK and Northern Europe on behalf of our UK based Client who develops and manufactures innovative scientific instruments and software designed to optimize the efficiency, safety, and productivity of key processes in chemistry and biology applications, working with businesses and laboratories globally. This role is to ensure best fit of the product or solution to client needs. Thereby, strengthening the Company's relationships with scientists and encouraging them to view our Client as the preferred supplier of solutions for their work resulting in increased sales of products. The position of Sales and Account Manager is to develop, co-ordinate and implement targeted sales, marketing, and field activities in the territory to actively drive the business forward to exceed the budget objectives.  This role can be home based.   Key Responsibilities Develop new sales relationships as well as maximise return from key accounts. Actively, develop, organise, and run demonstrations, seminars, mini exhibitions and similar "on-site" activities at key accounts, technology symposia and congresses in the territories. Actively follow up enquiries from Customers for further information on how the products can help them in their research. Through the effective use of consultative sales & marketing techniques, actively convert leads to prospects through to purchases of products. Ensure accurate qualification of the decision makers and what the purchase processes are for each potential system sale, to be used in effectively closing sales opportunities. Gather Customer and technical information to aid the effective targeting of marketing activities and product pricing. Track, record, and document relevant information from all technical and sales enquiries from Customers and prospective Customers into the Customer database to ensure effective follow up of Customers pre & post sale. Responsible for the quality of the information in the Customer databases for the territory. Follow up on installations of products in Customers' labs to ensure high level of satisfaction. Monitor the competition and reporting important activities (products & technical developments, trends in the market, seminars, training sessions etc). Actively participate in the development of the Company sales and marketing plan. Ensure the customisation of the Company marketing activities to be effective in the territory. Efficiently plan and manage an expense cost budget. Learn and implement new marketing & sales methods of qualifying scientists' situations, identifying their problems, uncovering their needs, and suggesting effective working solutions based on Company products. Receive relevant technical training and provide technical and commercial information on new products and related applications to clients Work together with other Company personnel to ensure high quality, effective technical support to Customers and prospective Customers in the territory through thorough knowledge of Company products and effective communication of applications related to these products. Travel in UK & Northern Europe up to 80% of time.   Other Duties Participate in relevant training courses Positively contribute to the successful development of the European sales team. Provide regular activity plans. Providing regular reports on Customer calls and sales activities. Contribute to the effectiveness and positive team spirit of the sales & marketing team and the Company. Cooperate and effectively work with other staff to achieve sales and high levels of Customer satisfaction. Other duties as required.   Minimum Education and Experience BSc. degree in Biotechnology or related discipline. Knowledge of bio reactors/fermentation equipment or related bioprocess equipment as used in R&D Laboratories Technical competency to understand and clearly discuss relevant applications, to stay current in technical knowledge; to consult with Customers in a helpful, courteous, positive, and professional manner to provide best in class solutions Minimum of 2-years sales experience. Proven ability of effective written and verbal communication and listening skills. Strong interpersonal skills with an ability to effectively communicate and project themselves. Previous experience in giving oral presentations. Strong commitment to Customer service and satisfaction. Ability to effectively work on and manage many priorities at one time. Has an approachable manner that encourages interaction with others. Highly driven with a strong motivation to succeed. Clean Driving Licence valid in UK & Eire Fluency in written & spoken English   Preferable Skills and Attributes Well organised, able to devise and manage systems for handling Customers/ accounts at all levels including senior level management. Excellent troubleshooting skills Ability to be flexible in work schedule and accommodate unexpected work changes. Ability to work effectively both interdepartmentally and internationally   If you feel you have the commercial and technical awareness to support this role, then please apply directly or contact Matthew Heath ( 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 / England

Senior Product Manager

Senior Product Manager - South East   On behalf of an established medical devices Client based in the South East, we are seeking a Senior Product Manager to support ongoing market growth. The successful candidate will have a passion for delivering great products to improve peoples health & wellbeing and be driven by a desire to really make a difference. Our Client requires a Senior Product Manager with existing knowledge of the medical device industry in the UK and internationally. Pharma & consumer marketing / web-based product experience is not suitable. This role requires a strong marketing focus including brand strategy, critical thinking, tactical planning, budget management and successful goal delivery. The Senior Product Manager will have complete ownership of product performance and be responsible for driving business growth. You will need to have experience of the modern marketing function developing brand strategy & tactical planning, while showing great budget & project management and seamless execution. You will have brought significant new products to market, working closely with R&D and manufacturing, with exciting and engaging marketing campaigns in a B2B environment. Specifically, you will: Be accountable for managing your product range(s) to deliver against financial KPI's (margin growth, revenue growth, price) Be responsible for the maintenance and development of the full product life cycle - from concept to obsolescence Create and execute business development and marketing plans for the growth of the product range in all relevant markets, working closely with management & cross functional teams Develop new product opportunities through great customer insight and clear definition of the solution to meet unmet needs. This includes: Demonstrating a deep understanding of customers (drivers, pressures, decision-making processes, workflows, influencers, etc.) and the global marketplace Generation of value propositions and cost benefit analysis Development and deployment of strategy Working with the wider marketing team and marketing agencies to generate targeted content and promotion Developing and nurturing Key Opinion Leaders to support development of product specifications, prototype testing and clinical marketing insight Acting as a subject matter expert, influencing key business leaders/teams and the broader organization In addition, you will need: At least 5 years' product management experience, working across multiple business functions, in a marketing centric organisation At least 3 years' experience in the medical device industry Upstream & downstream marketing experience Digital marketing experience promoting on multiple social media platforms Demonstrated success in taking market and customer feedback & turning this into new solutions and product strategy, delivered through great project management A degree or relevant experience in a marketing discipline Experience supporting sales, business development or key account management roles The role needs a certain level of technical understanding of medical devices (electro/mechanical). You must be able and willing to travel in support of the role. Desirable: CIM qualifications or demonstration of CPD High-tech product launch experience Clinical experience Hardware and software product development Experience working with data led solutions Experience in people management and/or mentoring If you feel you have the experience and skills to support this role, then please apply directly of contact Matthew Heath ( This is a confidential vacancy. 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 / South East


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    National Interim Membership Engagement Director
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  • I would like to thank Jonathan Lee Recruitment for their patience and professionalism in helping me secure my new role. They supported me throughout my application and even coached me before my interviews. I even had good luck messages before my initial interview. They kept me well informed, returned all my calls and sought positive outcomes when required. I would not hesitate to recommend the team at Jonathan Lee Recruitment to anyone looking for a job.

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    Maintenance Engineer
  • I was contacted Jonathan Lee Recruitment, who guided me through the labyrinth of modern day recruitment. Keeping me fully informed and allaying my fears at every step of the process. Working with me to ensure I was fully prepared for every new encounter. The only company I found to give such a “full on” supporting role. Thanks to Jonathan Lee Recruitment. I was offered the role within 2 months of my initial application and will be continuing my career soon.

    Darren Maher

    Engineering Co-ordinator
  • Since my first contact through to successfully securing a position via Jonathan Lee Recruitment, you have been really professional and understanding to my situation and tried to help me as much as possible. I have had a really good experience with Jonathan Lee Recruitment because of the work you have done on my behalf and I have no hesitation in recommending yourselves to my friends and colleagues. Thank You!

    Juraj Škrovánek

    Maintenance Engineer
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