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The first choice for clients and candidates, Jonathan Lee Recruitment’s Off Highway Vehicles and Equipment division provides clients with a unique level of expertise in contract, interim permanent recruitment.

For over 40 years we have provided solutions across three dedicated areas: product development, manufacturing and commercial over the complete product lifecycle across sectors that include: construction and yellow goods, material handling equipment and agricultural equipment and machinery.

Revolutionary industry developments including the need to improve efficiency and durability in off-road vehicles through to overcoming the roadblocks to increasing electrification and needs of stage V emissions, is driving demand for a variety of complex recruitment solutions, which we are uniquely equipped to provide.

Many of our consultants are industry specialists from relevant engineering backgrounds, including automotive, defence, manufacturing, powertrain and electronics and we pride ourselves on our in-depth understanding of the skills, experience and personal attributes required for specialist engineering and manufacturing roles.

Working in partnership with our global clients, who range from key industrial off-highway OEMs through to SMEs, covering sectors from construction to power generation over a range of mobile equipment (excavators, dumpers, loaders, tractors, trailers, forklifts, cranes, work platforms, telescopic handlers), we’re committed to providing clients with world-class recruitment solutions.

Industry supporters to the IMechE and REC accredited.  Contact Mark Bignell for more information.


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Technical Project Manager (EMC)

Technical Project Manager (EMC) - Defence - Permanent - Attractive - West Midlands A Technical Project Manager is required within a Safety Critical Systems Technology Company. The successful Technical Project Manager Special Projects Team Leader will join a specialised team in this sector and will report to the Special Projects Team Leader The Technical Project Manager will be responsible for responsible for a wide variety of EMC technical delivery and development tasks. These will include the generation and implementation of technical procedures/documentation for current & future customers. The Technical Project Manager will be testing and reporting for defence vehicle & component programmes in accordance with legislation. The Technical Project Manager will be working within the Special Projects Team to ensure that technical delivery across the department is maintained. Requirements for the Technical Project Manager (EMC) A Degree Education or HND in Electrical/Electronic Engineering Preparation and technical review of documentation/policies/procedures Planning and delivery of multiple projects and Management of all customer deliverables Technical and commercial lead for projects under your control Management of all customer deliverables and execute project delivery Accurate financial control through project budgets, tracking and reporting Drive department improvements through delivery of internal projects Utilise Key Performance Indicators to demonstrate improvements made to processes Customer liaison and technical sales with problem resolution and product awareness Deliver support to test facility staff as directed by the EMC Technical Manager Maintain detailed and accurate test records in accordance with requirements Perform quality checks and data analysis on test deliverables Resolution of test or project issues (where required) Perform project reviews and lessons learned on technically-biased projects Business development technical support, specifically for the Defence product sector Generate and deliver continuous improvement projects to further enhance the department Support flexible working practises where business demands are required Person Profile and Skill Set for the Technical Project Manager (EMC) Relevant skills with emphasis on technical delivery and EMC problem resolution Demonstrate commercial awareness, tasking and accountability and timely delivery Excellent understanding of the principles behind EMC test specifications and procedures Demonstrate technical delivery to include test plans and control plans Strong analytical, planning, organisational, and time management skills Proven background in process improvement and problem resolution Excellent interpersonal communication skills, particularly where technical information Ability to train others, to enhance their skillsets with your knowledge Strong customer-facing communication skills and the ability to meet deadlines Proficient computer skills, especially Microsoft Office applications EMC/RF test experience with a bias towards defence applications Understanding and generation of Risk Assessment requirements and EMC test standards Understanding of Defence standards for both UK & Worldwide for Defence Good RF / EM testing skills and Understanding of electrical powertrains EMC Project Engineering and Defence or Automotive electrical / electronic background Security clearance will be required for this position due to the nature of the products If you feel you meet the requirements for the role of the Technical Project Manager (EMC) then apply directly or contact Peter Heap at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on either 01384 446102 or email suitable MS Word Format CV's

Permanent / Coventry, West Midlands

Manufacturing Project Engineer

Job Title - Manufacturing Project Engineer Salary Range: £38,000.00 - £47,000.00 (D.O.E) Benefits: 25 days annual leave, 10% bonus, childcare vouchers, contributory pension scheme, contributory share scheme Location: Stafford An opportunity has arisen for a Manufacturing Project Engineer to work at the Stafford facility of one of the world's leading providers of diesel engines. This is an exciting opportunity to join a team delivering projects and assignments that will make significant contributions to the business. Job Duties/Responsibilities may include, but are not limited to: Supporting the manufacturing operation and Product Groups, by translating the product requirements into the executable process. Being actively involved with suppliers to analyse their current or proposed product/process designs to determine feasibility of using existing designs or modifying the designs to improve process and/or product. Providing leadership in the implementation of integrated technologies within the factory. Responsible for managing manufacturing process elements of new product introduction programs Required Qualifications: Applicants MUST have experience of Production Test systems gained whilst working for an Engine Manufacturer or similar company. High degree of experience and expertise in various or specific fields of manufacturing such as welding, heat treat, manufacturing technology. College degree in an appropriate engineering or technical discipline combined with a good level of appropriate manufacturing experience as either a Manufacturing Engineer, Engineering Supervisor or appropriate equivalent external experience. If you would like to know more about this role, please contact Sarah Gilbert or Kate Stevens at Jonathan Lee Recruitment.

Permanent / Stafford, Staffordshire

Verification and Validation Test Coordinator

The Innovation & Technology Development team offers some of the most exciting engineering roles within the global organisation. Working on the integration of electronic and electrical systems within multiple products provides the opportunity to work with multiple disciplines within the organisation. The integration of the latest Electronics and Electrical technology helps differentiate products from its competitors by enabling exceptional performance and value to the customer. Our engine systems control air and fuel delivery with millisecond precision to maximise performance and minimise exhaust emissions. Our integrated machine systems control all aspects of construction machine operation (engine, transmission, hydraulic systems), provide the human-machine interface (operator controls and information displays), and constantly monitor and communicate position, operation, diagnostic and prognostic information to enable machine automation, improved productivity and enhanced serviceability. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IGvidk6kzGE * The Advanced Components & Technologies (AC&T) division, based in Peterborough (UK), have a number of exiting opportunities to join the team as a Validation Engineer to contribute to the design and development of electrical and electronic control systems for engine and machine prime products developed and produced in Europe. The role involves development and execution of verification test plans using dSPACE or National Instruments hardware-in-the-loop. * Degree-qualified Engineer with experience in HIL/SIL validation and verification * Prior experience of development of automated software test plans using dSPACE Automation Desk or Labview Veristand and the maintenance of plant models used in HiL closed-loop testing.

Permanent / Peterborough, Cambridgeshire

Weights Engineer

Weights Engineerup to £36,000 p/a Cwmbran Aerospace Weights Engineer opportunity working for a world leader in aerospace equipment and systems for commercial, regional and business aircraft. Key responsibilities: To ensure current designs are interrogated for total mass properties according to project schedule. Fully support the engineering team to implement weight optimisation processes. To maintain project weight tracking document to schedule. Ensure mass calculation tools are robust and its use is enforced. Continuously improve mass properties tools and methodologies. Understand and enforce set of CAD model/product structure criteria to ensure weights are accurate. Review checklists and Detailed Design Specifications Provide technical support and KPI's to support the business unit. Key skills and experiences: Qualified to a minimum of HNC/HND or an equivalent qualification in an Engineering field, the successful candidates will be able to demonstrate the following: Good 3D Catia V5 background but further training will be provided if required. A good understanding of Smarteam structure and procedures. Good mechanical engineering skills ideally from an Aerospace background, but from any field with transferable skills - mechanism design, machined parts, composite structures, vacuum formed plastics etc. Good oral and written communication - must be a competent user of Word, Excel, PowerPoint etc. Good mathematical/numerical skills to generate cost and weight data KPI's. Self motivated and capable of independent decision making and managing time to meet project schedule. A proven track record of effective design and on time/cost delivery of projects. This is a permanent position offering an annual salary up to £36,000 based in Cwmbran. If you have any questions about this role please contact Kate Stevens or Sarah Gilbert of Jonathan Lee Recruitment.

Permanent / Cwmbran, Torfaen

Engineering Change Coordinator (BOM)

Engineering Change Coordinator (BOM) £18.00 to £20.00 p/h LTD Peterborough Off-highway A Engineering Change Coordinator is required to work for one of the world's leading manufacturers of off-highway machinery and diesel and natural gas engines. Responsibilities: Implement design changes that impact multiple facilities in the UK and Overseas. Management & facilitation of Design Changes - both NPI & Current Products. Key role for the creation and release of Drawings across multiple facilities UK and Overseas. Daily contact with Global Engineering Team, Including working with Internal support groups Assessment of a Bill of Material (BOM). Creation and Maintenance of MFG/Pro content via Design Change - requires expertise in MFG/Pro & Teamcenter. Can be trained if the right candidate is found. Working with a wide network of supporting functions to enable the implementation of a design change. To apply for this position you should have some of the following: An understanding of Engineering Releasing, Manufacturing Releasing, and Engineering Manufacturing Change Control procedures. Requires good oral and written communications skills and excellent problem solving and analytical skills. Must be highly motivated. Project Management skills. Microsoft software skills are Essential but training will be provided. Siemens Team Centre software knowledge would be of benefit but not essential. Unfortunately candidates requiring visa sponsorship CANNOT be considered for this role. To apply you MUST have either an EU/UK passport or a Visa that does not require sponsorship. The position will be a long term contract role based in Peterborough and paying a rate of up to £20.00 Ltd Co per hour. Interested in the above role? Please contact Kate Stevens or Sarah Gilbert of Jonathan Lee Recruitment to apply immediately.

Contract / Peterborough, Cambridgeshire

Condition Monitoring Engineer

Mobile Equipment Condition Monitoring Engineer Heavy Vehicle Fleet Management Coalville To £37,950 Can you provide technical and engineering support to ensure compliant and cost effective repair and maintenance of Heavy Mobile Equipment (20 tonne+) is delivered to the customer? You will ensure that equipment is serviced and inspected correctly in-line with OEM recommendations (including statutory inspections) and identified residual defects are reviewed and actioned appropriately to ensure operational and safety performance is maintained whilst promoting optimum whole life cost of the asset. The successful Condition Monitoring Engineer will possess; Knowledge of heavy mobile plant and auxiliary equipment rules and legislation. Good technical knowledge of heavy mobile plant and auxiliary equipment. Good knowledge of equipment operating costs and the important part that effective condition monitoring plays in optimising whole life costs of an asset. Ability to develop and maintain effective customer and supplier relationships. Recognised construction plant and equipment qualification Experienced in overseeing repair and maintenance activities in the workshop and in the field. Some of the key duties in this Mobile Equipment Condition Monitoring Engineer will include; To provide technical support to the business and customer in terms of asset on-boarding, asset specification changes and any asset disposal or return condition processes. Ensuring that a stable plan for scheduled maintenance events for all assets across the region is in place and maintained, these include but are not limited to Scheduled Service Events and Inspections, LOLER and PUWER examinations and Brake Testing - the specification of the scheduled service event is to be in-line with OEM recommendation, customer requirement and statutory regulations as appropriate. Managing and maintaining communication with customer sites in relation to all service events and inspections events including recommended course of action in the event of any failed inspection events. Making sure that Warranty and Recharge jobs are correctly identified, processes are adhered to and component core returns are actioned as required to ensure maximum recovery for the business. Reviewing Fluid Sample Reports to ascertain condition of asset components and ensuring that appropriate actions are taken - updating to reflect the course of action and updated with any documentation. To review Telemetry / Diagnostic based data from downloads (internal and OEM) to ensure timely interventions are made and provide recommendations on developing faults and asset operation. Making sure that Mobile and Site Based Engineers time sheets and job cards and service / defect reports are received, checked and entered appropriately. Review invoices to ensure supplier end costs for repair and maintenance events match quotations and where discrepancies are present manage resolution with supplier to satisfactory outcome. If keen to learn more about this role please contact Grant Nisbet for more details.

Permanent / Coalville, Leicestershire

Finance Analyst

FINANCIAL ANALYST To £42,000 + bonus + competitive package Peterborough Manufacturing / Off Highway Permanent The Role This position sits in a vital area, evaluating and analysing the finances of Commercial & Sales department which feeds into a >£1billion revenue business unit: Business partner with Commercial & Sales to produce realistic forecasts. Monthly reporting of spend for the Commercial & Sales department, and undertaking analysis to compare to forecasts. Report on headcount and costs. Co-ordinate quarterly and annual sales forecasts for marketing spend. Undertake month-end accounting preparation. The Person This opportunity is ideal for a Finalist or Newly Qualified Accountant to continue their development in a professional blue-chip environment. To be successful you will: Be able to demonstrate excellent commercial awareness and be able to partner with multiple stakeholders. Have gained experience in the manufacturing or engineering sectors, ideally with a large organisation. Possess advanced Excel skills. Either possess, or be working towards, a full ACA / ACCA / CIMA qualification. The Company Our client is a large manufacturer and supplier of components to off-highway vehicles and heavy machinery. They now seek a capable and dynamic finance professional to work in a commercially focussed business area. How to Apply To apply, please do so online, attaching a copy of your CV and details of your current remuneration.

Permanent / Peterborough, Cambridgeshire

Principal Mechanical Design Engineer

Principal Mechanical Engineer - Western Australia - Competitive - Permanent A Principal Mechanical Engineer is required to join the Mechanical Design Team within a market leading innovative engine propulsion systems company and the Principal Mechanical Engineer will report directly to the Chief Technology Officer (CTO). The Principal Mechanical Engineer will be responsible for and have ownership of the detailed mechanical design and engineering process through to integration, test and verification. The Principal Mechanical Engineer is responsible for developing technical solutions and evolution of current products from an engineering full life-cycle perspective. Specifically, the successful Principal Mechanical Engineer will have experience with the Design and Development of 2-stroke engine systems and technology. This is a life changing opportunity for the successful Principal Mechanical Engineer and an opportunity to join an expanding company that has a very strong growth and development strategy. Principal Mechanical Engineer - Key Responsibilities and Accountabilities Team management of design leads and analysis engineers Liaison with external customers and suppliers as required Technical authority and approval of mechanical designs Detailed design of new products and evolution of existing products Provide expert mechanical knowledge to project team Provide direction on mechanical design and analysis activity Meet project design and customer requirements and lead mechanical design reviews Engage with customers and provide on site support as required Contribute to the preparation of proposals and quotations Manage projects to deliver on time and to budget to meet customer specifications Coordinate resources as required to progress project and proactive risk management Manage material selection according to design specifications Establish and implement component testing requirements Technical Skills and Experience Required for Principal Mechanical Engineer Degree Qualification in Engineering and a background within a relevant industry Experience within the area of engine design and analysis Engine design experience and detailed knowledge of mechanical systems design Knowledge of 2-stroke internal combustion engines (iC) air-cooled or water-cooled A working understanding of engine electrical and engine electronic systems Detailed knowledge of engine and engine component manufacturing techniques Detailed knowledge of materials used with internal combustion engines (iC) applications Knowledge of hardening steels & heat treatments prototype manufacture & development Experienced with engine mechanical components and systems through to production Supplier selection and technical development through component Knowledge of system requirements from concept, development phase and production An in-depth knowledge and understanding of industry related testing standards Strong analytical skills, with capability to design and execute performance testing **Due to the products being manufactured - ITAR restrictions will apply to this vacancy** If you feel you meet the requirements for the role of the Principal Mechanical Engineer then apply directly or contact Peter Heap at Jonathan Lee Recruitment. Either Direct Line +44 (0) 1384 446102 or email suitable MS Word Format CV's

Permanent / Western Australia, Australia

Software Integration & Applications Engineer

Software Integration and Applications Engineer - Northampton - £Competitive DOE This is a great opportunity for a talented and ambitious Software Integration and Applications Engineer to work for a company renowned for delivering technologically innovative engineering solutions across industry sectors. Working within the Build and Test department, you will provide robust innovative software solutions at an Engineer or Senior Engineer level. As Software Integration and Applications Engineer - you will be required to Take the lead on technical improvement projects across the site providing best practice software related advice to others. Develop standalone software applications & utilities to facilitate efficiency improvement in day to day testing and data production & storage. Produce tailored applications to facilitate test cell automation, remote unmanned running and reliably transfer data to a centralised networked storage Investigate, support and resolve software related issues personally or by working with external suppliers. Support the specification, installation and commissioning of new equipment. Have responsibility for off-the-shelf software used on the test cell PC's. Define, develop & follow standards for code writing and test script writing. Work closely with the electronics based members of the I&C team to understand how the system hardware interacts with the system software. This is with a particular focus on being able to quickly identify if a problem is software or hardware based. As Software Integration and Applications Engineer - you will have Experience in automation control software and/or application development. Familiarity with the importance of modular code, validation and testing and comprehensive documentation. A proven record of software project management. The ability to think strategically and be business focused. Suitably qualified and experienced Software Integration and Application Engineers should apply today by contacting Paul Robson at Jonathan Lee Recruitment.

Permanent / Northampton, Northamptonshire

Maintenance Manager - Technical Services

Job Title - Maintenance Manager - Technical Services Salary Range: £50K - £60K (D.O.E) Location: Stafford Industry - Off Highway An opening has become available for an experienced maintenance professional to join the Technical Services team in Stafford. This is an exciting opportunity to lead & develop the Technical Services maintenance team, & to support future projects and assignments that will make significant contributions to the business. This is a leadership level role within the Technical Services organisation. The successful candidate will have experience of leading experienced manufacturing personnel, will be a recognised expert in the maintenance & improvement of manufacturing equipment & automation, and will have significant experience of managing production maintenance activities within existing manufacturing process streams, ensuring that a robust maintenance program is operated. Other responsibilities include: providing technical support for new test equipment paint application processes manufacturing automation & robotics tooling & gauging managing third party service providers training & development of maintenance team members to industry recognised standards, and ensuring safe working practices are employed during all maintenance activities If you would like to know more about this role please contact Sarah Gilbert or Kate Stevens at Jonathan Lee Recruitment.

Permanent / Stafford, Staffordshire

Design Engineer

Design Engineer - Staffordshire An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Design Engineer for a leading company in yellow goods, diggers and plant equipment for the construction, infrastructure and associated industries, based at their Cheadle Shropshire facility. The Design Engineer will be responsible for the daily co-ordination of the following activities: Design of his/her project to ensure that customer (internal and external) requirements are met through agreed briefs (performance, cost and timescales). Technical liaison and support with other departments. Control and maintenance of design records. Product homologation, legislative and relevant standards of conformance. Procurement of materials and components for prototype machines. Produce design with appropriate calculations. Producing all necessary drawings, specifications, parts lists etc. for the manufacture of prototype and production machines Qualifications, Skills and Experience required. Degree in a Mechanical Engineering Mechanical product design experience 3D CAD design with NX or other 3D System (SolidWorks, PRO-E or CATIA) Knowledge of product development testing and quality Practical understanding of low-medium volume manufacturing processes including CNC Machining, Casting, Fabrication etc. Benefits Salary £30,000 to £40,000 dependent upon experience 33 days holiday including statutory Company pension scheme If you are interested in this role please forward your CV and contact details to Philip Delaloye at or for more details call 01384446192.

Permanent / Cheadle, Cheshire

HGV Fleet Manager

We are currently seeking an experienced HGV Fleet Manager to work for a Technology company, who have a fleet of Vehicles to be used to demonstrate their Products to potential customers. Job Summary To maintain the site vehicle fleet in compliance with all legislative and Company standards and to lead, motivate and develop the Demo Fleet team. The ideal candidate will have previous experience of managing a HGV fleet, hold a CPC and is a strong leader. Key Responsibilities: Excellent organisation skills needed to ensure successful customer demonstrations of vehicles, including fuel refill demonstrations at customer locations. Optimise the use of the Demonstration Trucks to the maximum. Ensure that all Demo Fleet team members are focused, motivated, trained and organised. To maintain and improve a safe working environment within the vehicle safety standards, ensuring that team comply with all legal and Company Health & Safety standards and requirements. To ensure that the vehicle fleet is maintained in accordance with the operator license. Take the lead in development, and maintaining a focus on continuous efficiency improvement. To take ownership of the Operator Licence and manage tractor units vehicles and trailers. Required Skills: Previous experience in managing a HGV fleet. Strong people management skills and the ability to lead improvements. Sales and customer oriented. Successful Customer demonstrations focused. Strong change management skills and resilience. Strong communication and influencing skills at all levels. PC Literate. CPC (National). This is an excellent opportunity to work for a growing company with an excellent product. Salary is commensurate with experience.

Permanent / Croydon, Surrey

Senior Design Engineer- Body Systems (BIW)

Senior Body System Engineer Body Systems (BIW)- CATIA- Nuneaton to £37ph I am seeking a Senior Body System Engineer to work on the delivery of Engineered Body System designs of heavy innovative vehicles. About you: Degree or equivalent in Design/ Mechanical Engineering or relevant discipline. Extensive experience of Design and Development experience in Engineering Vehicle Body Systems with some experience in a Low volume manufacturing environment. Supervision of a small team, circa 2- 4 people. Full product lifecycle experience. - Previous responsibility for delivering Body system designs to a low volume vehicle programme. - Lightweight composite body structures including design, structural analysis, layup specification, material specification, tooling methodologies, part manufacture and processing advantages and limitations experience required. - Experience in lightweight aluminium bonded frame design, specification, material analysis, integration into composite structures, corrosion mitigation and manufacturing methodologies. - Experience of crashworthiness in vehicle structures. - Knowledge of body structure homologation requirements and test standards. - Understanding of body structure NVH issues and mitigations. The role: Management of Body Engineering function for existing, current and potential future programmes. - Responsibility and focal point for all Body related Engineering issues on existing, current and future platforms. - Specification of Body systems and components. - Delivery of Engineered Body System designs. - Development and Maintenance of Body CAD package and BOM. - Generation of Design Specifications, management of 2D drawings and design data. - Develop Project Timing and delivery schedule for System Parts and Functionality. - Release Approval for components and Systems to Specification. - Scoping of outsourced Engineering activities. - Supplier Management - Outsource Engineering and Part Development. - Team Workload Planning and Prioritisation. - Provision of Build Support for area of amphibian responsibility. - Test Planning and DVP Sign-Off responsibility. - Support FMEA and related documentation development. - Provide Budget input for department and manage spend accordingly. - Support Recruitment activities within System area. What's appealing about this role: - A competitive market hourly rate with long term work on offer with extra hours available. - Ownership and technical input to new concept and development fast moving projects. - The opportunity to be part of a unique, innovative highly technical product. For more information or to apply please contact Gem

Contract / Nuneaton, Warwickshire

Controls and Calibration Engineer

Controls and Calibration Engineer - Wrexham - £ 40-50k DOE + Excellent benefits A Controls and Calibration Engineer is required for a world class, technology business. Reporting to the Principal Controls Development Engineer this vital role will allow the successful applicant to deliver and shape the next generation of vehicle systems. As Controls and Calibration Engineer - you will be required to Create and perform in vehicle and rig based gearbox calibration Requirements capture, specification building and development of transmissions control systems for vehicles Development of control strategies to maximise shift quality and fuel-efficiency Analysis and interpretation of vehicle and rig based data Assist with rig and vehicle testing Work closely with the mechanical design team to ensure seamless integration of mechanical and control systems Liaison with hardware and software suppliers As Controls and Calibration Engineer- you will have A degree level qualification in Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Vehicle Engineering or Mechatronics (or equivalent experience) Experience in the calibration of vehicle control systems, eg. Powertrain or chassis. Knowledge of Automotive electronics, including sensors, control units (ECU and TCU's) and vehicle diagnostics Experience of CAN based vehicle systems and associated tools i.e. CAN analysis software Experience of engineering processes eg. FMEA, software development processes, 8D Able to plan and organise work schedules to meet deadlines Competent and logical problem solving techniques Proficient in the use of Microsoft office applications What you will get: An excellent salary and benefits package, whilst working on highly-rewarding projects. Training, support and career advancement. Suitably qualified and experienced Control and Calibration Engineers should apply today by contacting Paul Robson at Jonathan Lee Recruitment or by emailing their CV and covering letter .

Permanent / Wrexham, Wales

Electronic Controls Engineer

Hours of work and days - Shift work/overtime? 37hrs, Mon-Thurs 8.30 to 4.45, Fri 8.30 to 4.15 Notice Period; 2 WeeksSpecific area of work/project that the candidate will be involved in and what they will be doing on a day-to-day basis? The Innovation & Technology Development team offers some of the most exciting engineering roles within the global organisation. Working on the integration of electronic and electrical systems within multiple products provides the opportunity to work with multiple disciplines within the organisation. The integration of the latest Electronics and Electrical technology helps differentiate our products from its competitors by enabling exceptional performance and value to the customer. Our engine systems control air and fuel delivery with millisecond precision to maximise performance and minimise exhaust emissions. Our integrated machine systems control all aspects of construction machine operation (engine, transmission, hydraulic systems), provide the human-machine interface (operator controls and information displays), and constantly monitor and communicate position, operation, diagnostic and prognostic information to enable machine automation, improved productivity and enhanced serviceability. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IGvidk6kzGE The successful applicant for this position will join the European Engine Controls team, which is responsible for engine control system development for all of Industrial Power Systems Division's small and medium engine programmes and will be involved in the design and development of the engine control systems for a number of IPSD's core products. This position offers the opportunity to work on cutting edge engine control system technology, with a diverse range of applications ranging from small construction machinery to agriculture and generator sets. The role is an entry-level position which will give the successful candidate and excellent opportunity to learn more about the development of advanced diesel engine controls 'on the job' as they support others in the development of Caterpillar's next generation engines. Key Responsibilities: Work with colleagues and process partner teams to develop and document requirements for engine controls and software for the IPSD small and medium diesel engines (C1.7 to C7.1) Take responsibility for delivering accurate, high quality requirements documentation to the controls / software development process and downstream users of the engine control software. Work with colleagues and process partners to create calibration guides to support calibration work on engine control software developed by the team. Support the creation of AECD (auxiliary emissions control device) documentation to support successful certification of engines for production. "Must Haves" Good technical background (good technical degree preferred in mechanical, electronic, electrical, control systems or automotive engineering) though other qualifications / experience will be considered. Some knowledge / experience of engine control systems and / or the development process for real-time control systems. Ability to translate and develop customer requirements and objectives into production-ready software models. Ability to document complex technical concepts accurately and concisely. Excellent communications skills Strong customer focus If you are interested in this role, apply now.

Contract / Peterborough, Cambridgeshire

Manufacturing Engineer

Manufacturing Engineer£38,000 to £48,000 + benefits Peterborough Off-highway A Manufacturing Engineer is required to work for one of the world's leading manufacturers of off-highway machinery and diesel and natural gas engines. Key Responsibilities: lead key projects and play a lead role in the development and implementation of new and existing manufacturing processes in Combustion Engine Assembly, Test and Finish support process alignment, product introduction & asset utilisation projects throughout global engine facilities successfully introduce and implement new/existing products into full production produce global manufacturing engineering standards ensure latest manufacturing technology is being used to increase efficiency and economy of operations ensuring delivered within time and budgetary targets work with external suppliers to design equipment, buy off new equipment, and approve specifications for modification of equipment be directly involved in the resolution of quality defects, utilising root cause analysis, 8D and other 6 Sigma tools apply techniques for determining work balance within workstations and adjoining processes participate fully in Quality Management Systems and manufacturing APQP activities e.g. developing Process Flows, PFMEAs, Control Plans, Standard Work Documentation etc. Skills, Qualifications and experiences: Previous Manufacturing Engineering experience Project management experience in a manufacturing discipline Experience of introducing new products Experience of implementing Lean manufacturing tools and techniques, utilisation of problem solving and root cause analysis tools Must be able to communicate effectively with individuals at all levels of the business and build collaborative relationships Some travel required (5% - 15% of working time) Bachelor's degree in Manufacturing Engineering or a Technical Engineering discipline (ideal) Knowledge of Combustion Engine Assembly, Test or Finish processes (ideal) Experience of automated equipment installation and/or programming and controls Knowledge of manufacturing systems such as ERP, PLM or manufacturing execution systems Experience of 3D modelling or 2D CAD experience (deal) This is a permanent position based in Peterborough and offering an annual salary between £38,000 - £48,000 (depending on experience) plus benefits. Interested in the above opportunity? Contact Sarah Gilbert or Kate Stevens of Jonathan Lee Recruitment as soon as possible, our client is actively interviewing!

Permanent / Peterborough, Cambridgeshire

Project Manager

Project Manager - Aerospace - Attractive - Hampshire - Permanent A Project Manager is required to join a market leading Innovative Aerospace and Defence Technology Company that specialise in aircraft sensors, displays and systems. The Project Manager will deliver on a £6m + Engineering Development Project and will Manage a multifunctional team of up to 20 Engineers and Technicians, over more than one site. The Project Manager ensure contract deliveries through the management of engineers in an IPT environment. Responsibilities of the Project Manager Strong ability to manage customer relationships over the short and long term Be the identifiable leader of an integrated project team, internally and with the customer Coaching engineers and other allocated resources in the rigorous application of best practice Engineering process tailored to specific project aims Motivate, track and challenge delivery teams using appropriate metrics Direct line management of engineers to include supporting development Sustainment of professional competencies Support skills analysis and recruitment activities within the engineering department Full ownership of planning and delivery to cost, schedule and quality Manage Aerospace engineering development projects Develop Work and Product Breakdown Structures (WBS/PBS) Analysis of customer requirements, Statements of Work and internal constraints Facilitate and enhance the input of engineers to plans, costing and work activities Provide project reporting to senior management (resource, progress leading to EVM) Manage the risk process on projects; Identifying risk associated with work packages Produce analysis evidence and recommendations to support senior management Develop Statement of Work documentation to support engineering requirements Take ownership of elements of departmental process Champion continuous improvement in these areas Qualifications and Desired Characteristics of the Project Manager An experienced project manager with a record of delivery across full project lifecycle Solid understanding of project management best practice theory PRINCE2 or APMP with the practical ability to tailor and adjust process to gain efficiency Experience of day to day people management of local engineering teams An ability to interpret complex task data to identify a planned path An articulate communicator (written and oral) with the ability to rapidly gain credibility with customers, peers and engineers Experience of interfacing with Large Commercial related businesses is desirable Security Clearance may be required for this position due to the nature of the Products Manufactured If you feel you meet the requirements for the role of the Project Manager then apply directly or contact Peter Heap at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on either 01384 446102 or email with suitable MS Word format CV's

Permanent / Hampshire, England


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