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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 Scott McIntee on 01384 446180.

ISO 9001:2008 and REC accredited.​

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Electrical Design Engineer

An Electrical Design Engineer is required to join an established and growing company with a strong reputation in the coatings and treatments sector. The successful candidate will be joining to assist in the development of machines and machinery accessories to the highest standards, transitioning new designs in to manufacturing teams and on to customer sites. Responsibilities of the Electrical Design Engineer will include the following: Producing electrical designs and working with the engineering department including mechanical, automation and R&D to improve existing products and the development of new machines. Prototype development including detailed design through to final validation. Ensuring all designs meet electrical safety requirements and standards. Assisting other departments including R & D, Service & Support and Manufacturing throughout the development and production processes . The Electrical Design Engineer should have the following skills or experience: Considerable experience in an electrical design role. Strong Solidworks or Electrical design software skills. Development experience including all aspects of supplier sourcing, prototyping, design validation and mass production release. BOM creation and management. Experience in machine design and development. Knowledge of PLC / PAC software development. Creating / participating in FMEAs. Bachelor's degree in Electrical Design. This is an excellent opportunity for anyone with knowledge of electrical machinery design to develop your career. In return for your experience, this Oxfordshire based company will offer you: Salary up to £50,000 per annum Annual bonus scheme Health plan The opportunity to work on exciting cutting-edge technology projects Interviews for the Electrical Design Engineer will commence with immediate effect with a view to starting as soon as possible. For further information on the electrical design Engineer position please contact Tom Duckett at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384 446163.

Permanent / Didcot, Oxfordshire

Manual Turner

Manual Turner - Aerospace - Reading - Permanent A Manual Turner is required with knowledge of setting and operating conventional turning machines. Candidates with experience of the aerospace or similar precision environment would be well received. Due to the continued success of the organisation, this globally successful company based in the Reading area requires a skilled and meticulous Turner with manual lathe experience for a new permanent role. As the Manual Turner you will be required to: Set and operate manual lathes Produce components to a high standard Perform layout and machining of angles, radii, milled slots, tapers and bores Carry out visual inspection of machined parts using a variety of hand metrology equipment Remove and replace broken tooling The Manual Turner should have the following skills: Experienced setting and operating manual turning machines Able to utilise a variety of hand metrology equipment Read interpret engineering drawings Carried out a similar role within a precision machining environment An indentured apprenticeship, craft or technical qualification is desirable but relevant specialist experience is acceptable Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon. If you have knowledge of setting and operating manual turning machines and you want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the Manual Turner role, please contact Neil Cayley at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384 446114.

Permanent / Reading, Berkshire

Data Integrity Specialist - 2313

Job title: Data Integrity Specialist Salary Range: up to £20.00p/h PAYE Location: Reading Industry: Pharmaceutical As Data Integrity Specialist you will be responsible for the planning, generation and execution of CSV & Data Integrity project plan, protocols and reports. Working in collaboration with IT, Quality and laboratory leads, effectively communicating the outcome to the business. Performing data integrity duties ensuring that processes collating data on-site is accurate and up to date in order to be ready for regulatory inspections. Take an active role in delivering training in CSV/ Data Integrity Collaborate and effectively communicate information between IT and Quality department to meet CSV / Data integrity project deliverable. To maintain and improve the quality system processes by review and approval of QMS processes. Represent audits by clients and assist at regulatory inspections. Conduct external and internal audits all CSV / Data integrity processes. Skills Required: Computer System Validation Data Integrity Project Management Very good verbal and written communication Quality Management system Adaptable to meet customer / business requirements Able to work efficiently in a team Attention to detail Influencing skills Report writing Skills Preferred: Computer literate in standards MS office applications & Q-Pulse or similar Electronic Experience Required: Working knowledge of CSV, Data Integrity, GMP, Quality Assurance Role, Pharmaceutical Industry - laboratory or manufacturing areas, working in a regulated environment. Education Required: Scientific degree / HNC or equivalent. This is a 6 month contract position offering an hourly rate of up to £20.00 based at Reading It is imperative that applicants demonstrate and prove their eligibility to work in the UK. If you have any questions about this role please contact Kate Stevens or Sarah Gilbert of Jonathan Lee Recruitment.

Contract / Reading, Berkshire

Production and Purchasing Manager

My client a global manufacturing business operating in the medical product sector is actively seeking a dynamic Production and Purchasing Manager. They currently have two types of positions available. One will actively manage a production team on site at their production facility in Hull. The other will manage 10 to 15 suppliers based in the UK and internationally and will have a focus on supply chain, purchasing, manufacturing process and cost. Salary: £50,000 to £60,000 DOE plus benefits Suitable for: Production Manager, Manufacturing Manager, Purchasing Manager, Supply Chain Manager, Logistics Manager The Role To provide operational leadership to the business unit in the delivery of a set of balanced measures across the pillars Safety, Quality, Delivery, Cost and People. Provide clear and concise leadership to the business unit team members. Working within a matrix structure to focus the specialist functions on the business units' specific product portfolio and associated suppliers. Manage team members performance to fulfil their specialist functional role in the successful achievement of the business unit KPI's. Manage supplier relationships encompassing short term operational execution along side longer term supplier/product development projects. Ensure supplier delivery, cost and quality are maintained at the agreed service levels. The Person Degree qualified or equivalent in Engineering, Business, Science Good understanding of manufacturing, supply chain processes, purchasing and quality systems Ideally medical product experience although this is desirable rather than essential High calibre individual with drive and enthusiasm, able to engage colleagues and implement change Please apply as soon as possible to be considered for this exciting role as Production and Purchasing Manager.

Permanent / Kingston Upon Hull, East Riding of Yorkshire

Mechanical Design Engineer

Mechanical Design Engineer - Abingdon - Permanent A Mechanical Design Engineer experienced designing machine accessories and retro-fit parts for equipment and automation is required to join an Oxfordshire based organisation who are at the forefront of research and development within the hydrophobic nano coatings industry on a global platform. As the Mechanical Design Engineer you shall be responsible for identifying and solving problems related to production processes, equipment, and manufacturability whilst developing machine accessories and retro-fits, for both current and new equipment and automation. There is an immediate plan to take the company's manufacturing equipment to the next level, improving performance and efficiency to ensure machines, and accessories are developed to the highest standard to so they can be seamlessly transferred to the manufacturing team and customer sites. For the role of Mechanical Engineer you must have the following attributes: Previous experience within a design function Strong SolidWorks design capability An extensive knowledge of a wide range of materials and manufacturing processes An understanding of machining, plastic injection moulding or stamping would be advantageous 'Cradle to grave' development experience, with exposure to supplier sourcing, prototyping, design validation, mass production release BOM creation and management Design calculations and the application of advanced simulation / CAE techniques is advantageous but not essential Interviews for the role of Mechanical Design Engineer will commence with immediate effect with a view to starting as soon as possible. For further information on the position of Mechanical Design Engineer please contact Neil Cayley at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384 446114 or e-mail

Permanent / Abingdon, Oxfordshire


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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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  • 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!

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