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Motorsport

engineering and manufacturing recruitment experts, since 1978

motorsport engineering recruitment

Jonathan Lee Recruitment’s Motorsport division provides clients with innovative recruitment solutions across contract, interim and permanent roles.  We provide solutions across three dedicated divisions: product development, manufacturing and commercial throughout the entire product life cycle.

Clients include OEMs, tier 1, 2 and 3 suppliers and SMEs through to teams competing in FIA F1 motor racing, F2, F3, Le Mans, IndyCar, NASCAR, BTCC, DTMs, British GT Championship, WRC and WRX.

Revolutionary technological motorsport developments from the shift towards energy efficiency and energy recovery systems (including ERS and KERs), low emissions, big data and sustainable mobility, to the birth of the all-electrical formula e and Roborace car racing series, has created a demand for a variety of complex recruitment solutions, which we are uniquely equipped to provide.

As many of our consultants are industry specialists from relevant engineering backgrounds, including advanced engineering, automotive, full-vehicle development, powertrain, electrical and electronics, mechanical engineering, quality, we pride ourselves on our in-depth understanding of the skills, experience and personal attributes required for specialist motorsport engineering roles.

MIA partner since 2005 and winner of ‘Service to the Industry Award’ at the MIA Business Excellence Awards has secured us pole position as a leading supplier in the motorsport industry. REC accredited and Make UK Advantages partner.

Contact Paul Branton for more information.

 


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Manufacturing Engineer

Manufacturing Engineer 'Competitive Salary' Bridgnorth A Manufacturing Engineer is required with knowledge of CNC Machining within a high volume manufacturing environment. Candidates with experience of the automotive industry would be well received. Due to growth this company, a description based in Bridgnorth requires a dynamic Manufacturing Engineer with machining experience for a new permanent role . As a Manufacturing Engineer you will be required to: Manufacturing process planning CNC offline program creation Training and instruction of others in offline programming CNC cutting tool selection and procurement. Fixture design and procurement when appropriate Customer liaison on design for manufacture and general technical issues Data control, route cards, drawing control, program storage and management Introduce and progress New Products through the shop Liaise with suppliers for sub-contract processing Support costing of new work Setting and operation of CNC machines for the prove out process of new products Technically guide the datum balancing machining section Responsibility for sign off of new programs and hand over to B56 & B52 production teams Responsibility for New Product Introduction in both B56 & B52 machining areas. Introduction of Open Minds Hypermill programming to B56. Any other duties commensurate with the position as requested. The Manufacturing Engineer should have the following skills or experience: Experience of CAM Knowledge of on line ISO programming An in-depth knowledge of technical drawings, geometric tolerances and practices A good understanding of inspection methods. Self motivated and disciplined A confident communicator Able to motivate others Quality orientated Team player Solution provider and good researcher Experience of managing a small team would be desirable Understanding of Open Minds Hypermill programming system Experience of automotive high tolerance component machining in a production environment This is an excellent opportunity for anyone with knowledge of manufacturing engineer to develop your career. In return for your experience, this Bridgnorth-based automotive company will offer you: - Competitive Salary - Career Development Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon. If you have knowledge of CNC Machining and CAD/CAM and you want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the Manufacturing Engineer role, please contact Katharine Bignell at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384 446188. 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 / Bridgnorth

Production Manager (Machining)

Production Manager (Machining) Automotive Day shift Bridgnorth Salary – Negotiable depending on experience Jonathan Lee are currently recruiting for a Production Manager for a well-established business based in Bridgnorth. This is a permanent opportunity with an immediate start available for the right candidate. As a Production Manager you will: Oversee all scheduled work through production to ensure customer requirements are met within the required time period. Develop a production plan so that all aspects of the business adhere to meeting customer requirements (people, machinery, tooling) Liaise & work with the Quality department internal & external to support new projects within the business Coach & mentor all direct reports Monitor & manage all divisional costs for the production department Ensure all members of the team are fully aware & complying with the Health & Safety Policy of the business. As a Production Manager you will: Have experience & track record of Automotive machining production management. Experience of working within a CNC manufacturing environment Relevant experience of managing teams Ability to collect Data to report back to Directors on relevant KPI’s Excellent understanding of technical drawings & geometric tolerances Full understanding of Health & Safety policies If you are currently seeking a new role or keen to here more about this opportunity then please get in contact with Kieron at Jonathan Lee. 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 / Bridgnorth

Software Developer - Vehicle Interior Functions

Software Developer - Vehicle Interior Functions - Lichfield - £ Competitive + Excellent benefits A Software Developer is required for a flourishing department at the forefront of automotive design and development. The successful candidate will contribute to the engineering of high performance embedded systems for innovative applications including sports cars and special-purpose vehicles. As Software Developer - Vehicle Interior Functions you will Produce embedded software for 8-, 16- and 32-bit microcontrollers using established company design practices and software life-cycles in line with the ISO2001:2008 quality system and high integrity design standards. Interpret system requirements, in collaboration with systems and hardware engineers, to generate software requirements. Implement code using C/C++ programming languages, assembly language and automatic code generation from modelled environments. Generation and execution of test plans and reports at all levels of the "V" life cycle, including unit/structural tests, integration tests and verification/validation tests. Generation and formal review of technical documentation and artefacts from the design process. As Software Developer- Vehicle Interior Functions you will have A Degree in an appropriate science or engineering discipline. Proven experience in a similar role within an embedded system product development environment. Experience of programming using C, C++, C# and assembly languages. Experience using requirements management and specification tools e.g. DOORS, Rhapsody, MKS Integrity and configuration management tools e.g. MKS and software analysis methodologies e.g. Yourdon SASD or UML. Experience in the use of model-based development tools e.g. Mathworks Simulink & Stateflow, dSpace TargetLink; Experience of AUTOSAR and software test verification tools; Experience with CAN based test tools e.g. CANalyser, CANape, CANoe. An ability to interpret circuit schematics and understand the basic operation of electronics hardware, especially microprocessor peripheral support circuitry. Good test and analysis skills and a high level of proficiency at written and verbal communication. A team player with the ability to work unsupervised and capable of contributing to multiple activities simultaneously. Suitably qualified and experienced Software Developers should apply today by contacting Paul Robson at Jonathan Lee Recruitment +44(0)1384 446146 or by emailing their CV and covering letter .

Permanent / Lichfield, Staffordshire

Senior / Principal Engineer - Transmission Controls

Senior / Principal Transmission Controls Engineer - Nuneaton - £ Highly Competitive Transmission Controls Engineers are required for a class-leading high-technology consultancy. Based in an innovative, supportive and quality driven environment, you will work with prestige and high profile clients on cutting-edge products. You will join an internationally respected team delivering an exciting mix of R&D and client specific automotive projects. As Senior / Principal Transmission Controls Engineer - you will be required to Demonstrate a sound understanding of vehicle systems and driveline control. Deliver key components of high-technology projects. Be a high-achiever, with the vision, flexibility, determination and enthusiasm to succeed in a fast-paced development environment. As Senior / Principal Transmission Controls Engineer - you will have Algorithm design and implementation experience, ideally using MATLAB/Simulink/Ascet-SD. An appreciation of the fundamentals of transmission control. Knowledge of vehicle / test-rig based control system testing and calibration. An understanding of vehicle and controller communication networks. What you will get: A highly competitive salary and benefits package, whilst working on exciting and dynamic projects in a fantastic new facility. The opportunity to influence the design of some of the most ground-breaking vehicle systems in the automotive arena. Suitably qualified and experienced Senior / Principal Transmission Controls Engineers should apply today by contacting Paul Robson at Jonathan Lee Recruitment +44(0)1384 446146 or by emailing their CV and covering letter .

Permanent / Nuneaton, Warwickshire

Battery Systems Engineer

Battery Systems Engineer £Competitive plus benefits Coventry Automotive A Battery Systems Engineer is required to support system and component level design of battery packs during all development phases. Candidates with an understanding and experience in HV battery system design development and validation would be well received. Due to increased workloads this company, the world's largest independent company for development, simulation and testing technology of powertrains, based in Coventry, requires a proactive Battery Systems Engineer to support functional and geometric integration of all components on battery module and battery system level. As a Battery Systems Engineer you will be required to: Design of battery systems from concept to SOP Support preparation of specifications and, if required, supplier specifications for the entire battery system and sub-systems (Requirements Engineering) Involvement in test and validation tasks and assessment of results (DVP preparation, planning and implementation) Support preparation of battery test specifications based on relevant regulations and international/customer standards and requirements Liaise with relevant teams to direct battery design tasks (i.e. simulation, component engineers, testing, suppliers and manufacturing) Support the preparation of battery system and component quality documentation (boundary diagrams, P diagrams, robustness check lists, FMEAs and test plans) Support preparation of design development plans - time schedules, work flow in the scope of serial projects and prototype project Support preparation of battery design reviews Liaise with relevant teams to support battery design tasks (i.e. simulation, component engineers, testing, suppliers and manufacturing) Support battery pack/module drawing creation Support assessment of test and simulation results and defining next steps Support supplier assessment and discussions The Battery Systems Engineer should have the following skills or experience: Degree qualified in an engineering discipline Understanding of HV battery design fundamentals including safety standards and regulations Experience in system design and testing of battery packs, preferably in the automotive or commercial vehicle industries Strong communication, teamwork and leading abilities Competent presentation skills Catia V5/V6, Creo or Unigraphics NX experience This is an excellent opportunity for anyone with a basic understanding of cell construction and chemistries to develop your career. In return for your experience, this Coventry based powertrain consultancy will offer you: £Competitive Pension PHC Flexitime Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon. If you have experience as a Battery Systems Engineer and you want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the Battery Systems Engineer role, please contact Paul Branton at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01268 455525.

Permanent / Coventry, West Midlands

Battery Design Engineer

Battery Design Engineer £Competitive plus benefits Coventry Automotive A Battery Design Engineer is required to support system and component level design of battery packs. Candidates with of a good understanding and experience in HV battery system design would be well received. Due to increased workloads this company, the world's largest independent company for development, simulation and testing technology of powertrains, based in Coventry, requires a proactive Battery Design Engineer to support the preparation of battery system and component quality documentation. As a Battery Design Engineer you will be required to: Support preparation of battery design reviews Liaise with relevant teams to support battery design tasks (i.e. simulation, component engineers, testing, suppliers and manufacturing) Support battery pack/module drawing creation Support assessment of test and simulation results and defining next steps Support supplier assessment and discussions The Battery Design Engineer should have the following skills or experience: Degree qualified in an engineering discipline Experience in system and component design of battery packs, preferably in the automotive or commercial vehicle industries Strong communication, teamwork and leading abilities Competent presentation skills Catia V5/V6, Creo or Unigraphics NX experience This is an excellent opportunity for anyone with a good understanding of HV battery design fundamentals to develop your career. In return for your experience, this Coventry based powertrain consultancy will offer you: £Competitive Pension PHC Flexitime Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon. If you have experience as a Battery Design Engineer and you want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the Battery Design Engineer role, please contact Paul Branton at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01268 455525.

Permanent / Coventry, West Midlands
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