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off highway engineering recruitment

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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Imports Analyst

Job Title: Imports Analyst (18000AP8) Location: Irlam, Manchester Benefits: 25 days annual leave, 10% bonus, contributory pension scheme, share scheme Job Description: A vacancy has arisen for an Imports Analyst within the Aftermarket Team based in Manchester. Reporting to the site Finance Manager, this is a unique opportunity for someone to support the dynamic and rapidly changing Perkins Aftermarket Team during a period of investment and growth. This is a key role within the Irlam Finance Team dealing with the Import and customs procedures into our Customs Warehouse. The Aftermarket Business Net Sales and Transfers typically totals $230m. Our sales are from multiple global locations and legal entities and we import goods from many global locations. The main responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to: * Daily operation of the Ricardo Duty Management System and submission to HMR&C * Inbound Freight Management and performance reviews * Inbound Freight invoice validation and approval * Reconciliation of Duty Management Stock to Mainframe system * Maintenance of Commodity codes and classification of new product * Ensure all import entries are raised/completed/filed by due dates * Global Trade Compliance annual review and audit * Reconcile the Duty Deferment account * Maintain accurate records for audit and trade compliance purposes Required skills, experience and qualification: * Previous experience of working within an Imports/Export role * IT literate - Excel skills a strong advantage * Planning and organising skills and ability to meet tight deadlines * Flexible approach with strong problem-solving skills * Good team player * Customer Focused Desired skills, experience and qualifications: * Experience of working with a Large organisation and the complexity this brings * Experience of working with in an organisation that buy/sell large volumes worldwide * Proficient in MS Office applications If you are interested in this position, please APPLY NOW. For more information, contact Lois Weston at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384446119.

Permanent / Trafford, Greater Manchester

Bill of Materials Administrator

Job Title - BOM Administrator Hourly rate - up to £15.50 per hour Location - Peterborough Industry - Off Highway A fantastic opportunity has arisen for a BOM Administrator to work for one of the world's leading engine manufacturer based in Peterborough. The responsibilities of this role include; - Training will be provided for the activities below. - Initiate NPI procurement activities through the Global Engineering Change process. - Initiate Design change procurement activities through the Global Engineering Change process. - Working with Internal support groups. - Creation and Maintenance of material in MFG/Pro. - Working with a wide network of supporting functions to enable the implementation of a design change and NPI procurement activities. Key skills and experiences: Requires an understanding of Microsoft packages, Training will be provided on other business system tools. Requires good oral and written communications skills, self-motivated, willing to learn, works well as part of a team and as an individual. If you would like to know more about this role, please contact Kate Stevens or Sarah Gilbert at Jonathan Lee Recruitment.

Contract / Peterborough, Cambridgeshire

Transportation Analyst

Transportation Analyst Off-Highway £17.50 - £18.50 p/h Ltd Irlam, Greater Manchester Seeking a Transportation Analyst to support parts distribution operations. Managing the inbound and outbound transportation flows (carrier performance management, invoice grief resolution, claim resolution and transport network optimisation). Executing certain steps of the transportation processes between suppliers, transportation service providers (Carriers), facilities and dealers. Maintaining transportation practices, set-up KPI's and manage performance of all process partners, understanding customer requirements and executing based on those requirement of service parts Maintaining the carrier SOPs, managing carrier performance, managing day to day operations activity (including disruption and event management) and liaising with aftermarket Operations teams/Order Fulfilment teams and Dealers. Key responsibilities: Monitor performance, report and address exceptions in the flow of goods on the assigned lanes from Transport Order to Delivery. Transport invoice grief resolution Resolve transport claims Manage proactive communication with the supply chain partners and dealers/customers in case of operational issues that will impact on-time delivery. Support and monitor process improvements that will enable operations to improve the transportation/logistics system and enhance the ability to become a higher velocity organisation. Interact with Carrier base to manage performance and understand and improve current service offerings. Need to maintain an appropriate level of knowledge/expertise regarding governmental regulations pertaining to import and export requirements, carrier rules and regulations. Provide support to internal and external teams related to systems, operational, and process improvement i.e., Facility Logistics, and Inventory Management. Participate on teams and ad HOC committees dealing with supply chain issues requiring transportation input. Skills and experiences: Good understanding of the transport market Excellent Microsoft Excel skills Analytical Education English language skills are required; other language skills would be an advantage. Solid written /oral communication skills. The ability to work in a fast- paced environment Interested in the above role? Please contact Kate Stevens or Sarah Gilbert at Jonathan Lee Recruitment.

Contract / Irlam, Greater Manchester

Compliance and Legislation Manager

Compliance and Legislation Manager Contract Type: Permanent Working Pattern: Full Time Salary: Competitive plus benefits Closing Date: 26/10/2018 About your role As our Compliance and Legislation Manager you will be responsible for influencing, negotiating, interpreting and communicating external industry, national, European, regional and global machinery standards and legislation for the organisation. This key role includes the generation of new internal standards and the maintenance of current engineering documentation to reflect changes in external standards and legislative requirements. Your responsibilities will include: Represent the company's interests at trade associations and standardisation meetings, at national, European and global industry forums. Communicate proceedings, statues and decisions of the relevant product groups to be affected by change and influencing decisions, standards and legal requirements externally to meet internal requirements. Be responsible for development within product groups of internal position and comments prior to industry meetings. The Technical representation of the company in standards generation groups within UK, CEN and ISO in addition to UK and European trade associations. Responsible for the generation, maintenance and communication of all engineering standards internally. Interpret legal requirements for machinery supply globally and translation of these into engineering sign off and product development plans. Communicate current and future machinery supply legislation. This role involves regular extensive UK, EU and global travel to maintain representation at external committees. About you Advanced technical knowledge of machinery design governed by external standards and legislation. Degree or HND qualified in an engineering discipline. Can work and travel freely throughout the UK, Europe and Internationally Are a self-starting individual with excellent communication skills at all levels. You will have the ability to engage with and lead a global team and extended network with demonstrable communication, leadership and organisation skills. Rewards and benefits? Our achievements - now and in the future - are down to our 14,000-strong worldwide workforce. To say thank you, we give everyone here career development and the chance to progress. We also pay great attention to employees' health and welfare. You can expect medical insurance and dental care schemes, plus access to our healthy living centre. Naturally, this comes with a competitive salary, company pension and 33 days annual leave. If you are interested in this position, please APPLY NOW. For more information, please contact Lois Weston at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384446119.

Permanent / Uttoxeter, Staffordshire

Project Manager

Project Manager Peterborough Up to £27.20 per hour The European Global Management Team is a dynamic team supporting over 35 projects both internally and externally. The team consists of project planning professionals and project managers. The team has an exciting opportunity for a Project Manager to join the team working within a fast-paced environment, co-located in either the Peterborough or Manchester offices. JOB PURPOSE: To lead the allocated project(s) to ensure the projects are delivered on time, to cost and quality. To develop relationships with the key team members in order to motivate and drive the project forward. Ensuring timely reports are produced to communicate project progress to the Senior Leadership Team. JOB DUTIES: Lead a team of engineers to deliver on schedule, manage and prioritise workloads. Management and accountability for the portfolio of projects Monitoring project progress and performance Regular stakeholder reporting Proven risk management experience Work with partners, monitor progress, to ensure project delivered in a timely manner on budget. Attend business meetings with partners Resource management - Provide input for staffing and support of programs and create accurate and detailed resource-loaded project schedules Management of project/programme budgets Maintains program level issues/action logs, risk registers, scope change requests/logs, program schedules, and program cost tracking. Expertise in Project/Program Management tools & processes, including project/portfolio resource and cost management. Experience in creation & maintenance of multi-disciplinary project plans is essential. Facilitate projects, lead chartering sessions, develop/validate network diagrams, and lead integration and compression sessions with internal and external teams. Mentor/coach the project leaders in project management, and address any issues one-on-one with senior divisional and department management if appropriate. Requires ability to learn Caterpillar project accounting systems and produce project-related financial reports. BACKGROUND/EXPERIENCE: This position requires a college or university degree or equivalent experience within the project management field Five years of job-related experience in project management. Must have strong commercial and business acumen. Must have very strong leadership and interpersonal skills including excellent communication skills. Professional training in leading and facilitating meetings is highly desired. Previous experience directing the work of others is highly desirable. Must possess extensive knowledge of project management software (MS Project experience desirable) MS Office (Excel/Word/Powerpoint), Adobe Acrobat, and Web Publishing tools. Will also require knowledge of other software tools such as project accounting systems. Good Excel skills are vital (complex formulas, linking multiple worksheets, pivot tables, graphs). Knowledge of AGILE based approach to Project Management duties is highly desirable. Project resource loading/portfolio resource management and project/portfolio cost management experience is highly desirable. Knowledge of company policies and processes, and company products and customers is highly desirable. Previous experience working with Innovate UK & ETI would be desirable but not essential. Prince 2/PMP or equivalent qualification is highly desired. If you are interested in this position, please APPLY NOW. For more information, please contact Lois Weston at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384446119.

Contract / Peterborough, Cambridgeshire

Invoice and Audit Analyst - Export Compliance

Invoice and Audit Analyst Off Highway Manufacturer £13.00 to £17.00 p/h LTD Peterborough A leading manufacture based in Peterborough is seeking an Invoice and Audit Analyst to process domestic and export invoices associated with export documentation. Key Responsibilities: Process domestic and export invoices for all sales including Peterborough, Shibaura, Stafford, LeVersoud, Wuxi, Hosur, Aurangabad and Champaign Process miscellaneous debit and credit requests. Prepare Export Documentation including but not limited to the below ATR1 Certificates (Turkey Free Trade Agreement - duty draw back for EU shipments) EUR1 Certificates (Free Trade Agreement from EU to Specified Countries) Certificates of Origin Phytosanitary Certificates (China Wood Treatment Cert) Certificate of Conformity (Destination Inspection Requirements) Letters of Credit Packaging Declaration EPA Certificates Marine Insurance Certificates Checking and endorsing of BOL (Bill of Lading) Work with all facilities to ensure accurate and timely customs documentation Analysis and reporting of Export Docs data (VAT Amalgamation Reporting for HMRC Declaration) Customs Requirements (NES, EPA etc) - Expert Level Process Letters of Credit Proof of Export recovery and reporting Supporting Month-end Processes Required Skills / Experience: Demonstrate experience of working in Export Docs environment or similar discipline Knowledge and understanding of Incoterms Experience of Export Documentation Creation and terminology Numerate and PC literate Microsoft Office knowledge and experience MFGPro familiarity Able to work in a high pressure environment as part of a team Speed and accuracy Understanding of Export compliance and global trade legislation preferable Interested in the above role? Please contact Kate Stevens or Sarah Gilbert at Jonathan Lee Recruitment

Contract / Peterborough, Cambridgeshire

Senior Engineer - Electronics

Role: Senior Engineer - Electronics Reporting To: Design Manager Qualifications: Engineering Degree Overview of the role: As a result of growing demands for our award winning range of diesel engines and an increasing number of exciting engine development programmes, we are seeking a talented Electronics Engineer who is looking for an opportunity to further their career at the cutting edge of powertrain electronics and control systems. This is an ongoing contract position. Roles are based at our new multi-million pound engine research and development centre in Derbyshire. Your responsibilities as a Senior Electronics Engineer: * Engine and After-treatment ECU hardware specification and critique. * System ownership of powertrain sensors and actuators - primary contact with project design leads driving their integration and validation * Support the testing of electrical and electronic components to JCB Environmental test standards, responsible for relevant work product delivery to new product introduction gateways. * Work with suppliers to deliver prototypes and PPAP parts to schedule, meeting quality and performance requirements including conducting supplier hardware design and manufacturing audits * Work closely with design functions responsible for wiring harness and connectors, ensuring successful integration of electrical components onto the engine and after-treatment hardware. Essential Experience: * Have a degree/HND or equivalent in electrical / electronic engineering or associated discipline (or relevant time served experience), with a sound understanding of engineering principles * Considerable experience of diesel engine and DPF / SCR controls and associated electrical / electronic hardware * Possess a sound knowledge of vehicle electrical systems architecture * Have a sound grasp of the engine product development cycle, and expertise in engine system and component specification, design, development and sign-off (using relevant tools) * Demonstrate the ability to diagnose, test and fault find electrical systems * Track record in managing product life cycle through design control process Other Desirable Experience: * Be able to understand, create and edit 3D models, wiring diagrams and schematics with a high degree of attention to detail * Direct experience of JCB PLM design systems and processes * Have a working knowledge of CAD (NX), PLM systems, and Zuken or Vesys If you are interested in this position, please APPLY NOW. For more information, contact Lois Weston at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384446119.

Contract / Uttoxeter, Staffordshire

Quality Technician

Title: Quality Technician Location: Desford, Leicestershire Rate: £18-22 ph Contract: Initial 12 month contract A Quality Technician is required to join a leading Off-Highway manufacturer for a 12 month contract based in Desford. Job Duties/Responsibilities may include, but are not limited to: Executes processes, plans and tools that support global quality systems or related processes Executes global quality processes as defined in the Caterpillar Quality Management System Coordinate and conduct internal quality audits. Administer area metrics and submit local training and documentation as necessary Support certification activities Collect customer defect reports weekly Track the progress of corrective actions across the business to ensure a speedy response to a resolution. Required Qualifications: Bachelor's Degree Engineering/Manufacturing/Maintenance OR equivalent relevant experience within a role within engineering, manufacturing and/or maintenance Working knowledge of relevant engineering, manufacturing and/or maintenance and standards and practices Good interpersonal, communications, teamwork and collaboration skills Ability to work with diverse teams of employees and customers Personal computer skills and the ability to use standard software tools Good written and oral communications skills If you are interested in this position, please APPLY NOW. For more information, please contact Lois Weston at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384446119.

Contract / Leicester, Leicestershire

Material Planner

Material Planner Up to £16.50 p/h Ltd Leicester Off-Highway An opportunity has arisen for a Material Planner to work for a leading manufacturer of off-highway equipment based in the Leicester area. As Material Planner you will control production and inventory activities of selected components and suppliers. Key responsibilities: Coordinating and executing scheduling activities for assigned parts/suppliers using ERP and online systems Circa 1000 parts and between 30-50 suppliers Work weekly exception messages for required changes to existing schedules Assure supply of components to meet the production or shipment schedules De-expediting with suppliers following requirement reductions Maintain shortage sheets for daily pull replenishment and export customers Supporting New Product Introduction and Engineering changes Negotiate with supplier, the finance for "premium freight" to ensure costs are kept to an absolute minimum Assist Operations and Accounts departments in resolution invoice grief caused by material shortages/overages Develop and maintain supplier relationships Skills, experience & qualifications you will have; Previous experience of working with a Supply Chain role - supplier or customer management; inventory control Cross-level and cross-functional communication; Intermediate Excel Self-Motivated with Excellent Attention to detail Requires problem-solving skills to Root Cause Corrective Action and solve common problems This is a 6-month rolling contract requiring an immediate start, face to face interviews are likely to take place within the next week. If you would like to know more about this role, please contact Kate Stevens or Sarah Gilbert at Jonathan Lee Recruitment.

Contract / Desford, Leicestershire

Material Control Specialist

Material Controller £16.00 - £20.00 p/h Ltd DOE Off-highway Irlam, Manchester Exciting opportunity for a Material Controller to become part of an aftermarket supply chain team based in Irlam. Key responsibilities: You will need to be analytical and have excellent interpersonal skills. You will join a team of Material Planners responsible for delivering KPI's such as Fill, Inventory, Backorder Value, Promise Coverage, Promise Quality, aged Backorders etc. Have personal responsibility for a portfolio of suppliers Ensure procedures are adhered to, to ensure ISO9000 accreditation. Create and deliver action plans to improve service/metrics Interacting and managing relationships with a network of Worldwide suppliers, monitoring their performance and identifying improvement actions. Qualifications / Skills / experience required: Material Control/Inbound Logistics experience is necessary. Strong analytical skills required Must be comfortable in a data driven environment Have strong interpersonal skills enabling you to hold supplier performance reviews and interact with all levels of Management. Self-motivated Qualifications / Skills / Experience desired: Experience of 6Sigma would be advantageous This is a position in a fast-paced environment, your team will be one of two, responsible for all the Material Control supporting a $266m worldwide aftermarket, with over 800,000 shipping lines, 98,000 receipt lines spanning over circa 400 different worldwide suppliers with an annual spend of over $123m. Interested in the above role? Please contact Kate Stevens or Sarah Gilbert at Jonathan Lee Recruitment.

Contract / Irlam, Greater Manchester

Material Planner

Job Title - Material Planner Hourly rate - up to £19 per hour Location - Peterborough Industry - Off Highway A fantastic opportunity has arisen for a Material Planner to work within an established NPI team, to be responsible for ensuring externally sourced material is ordered and available on time at the point of use, to support engine assembly and component machining operations, whilst utilising Plan For Every Part (PFEP) data to optimise component inventory levels. The responsibilities of this role include: Manage the Manufacturing Resource Planning (MRP) system parameters and issue component schedules to suppliers Interpret requirements planning demand needs and develop production/supplier firm and planned orders to satisfy master schedule Establish priority of material requirements, schedules and orders to suppliers and the factory Liaise with external suppliers to provide material input information Maintain excellent relationships with suppliers to ensure continuity of materials Skills and experience: Previous supply chain experience External facing experience with suppliers and customers MRP systems (MFGPro, SAP) Previous material planning experience If you would like to know more about this role, please contact Sarah Gilbert or Kate Stevens at Jonathan Lee Recruitment.

Contract / Peterborough, Cambridgeshire

Maintenance Site Engineer

Maintenance Site Engineer Heavy Mobile Equipment Loughborough Salary of £25,000 with OTE c£43,000 Can you offer a recognised Automotive, Construction Plant or Engineering Technical qualification, as a time served engineer in both the workshop and field? This Maintenance Site Engineer role will see you exposed to Heavy Plant and Equipment Engineering in the Quarrying and Aggregates field, delivering a first class Heavy Mobile Equipment (HME) repair and maintenance service for key customers in-line with contractual and business performance measures. You will be responsible for your own safety and that of other team members and working with the Workshop Manager, Team Lead and Site Administrator for the scheduling, maintenance and repair of the on-site HME fleet to ensure customer contractual and business requirements are consistently delivered and exceeded. In addition to delivering and promoting safe working practices, driving a health and safety culture in order to eliminate accidents, key accountabilities in this Maintenance Site Engineering role will include; Support the SHEQ team in conducting risk assessments and implementation of (localised) SHEQ policies and procedures. Support the SHEQ team in conducting near miss, accident and incident management activities (initial report, investigation, corrective actions) Ensure compliance with ISO quality accreditations as appropriate and support both internal and external audits as required. Support SHEQ team in inspection activities as part of internal and external audits and implement recommendations and corrective actions. Participate in relevant SHEQ training and briefings as required and ensure any health, safety and wellbeing surveillance assessments are completed in a timely manner. Attend and contribute to regular toolbox talks and safety briefings to reinforce the health and safety message, and work towards an ever increasing awareness of safety risks involved within the business. Responsible for ensuring that the work place is maintained in a clean and safe condition. Responsible for reporting all Health, Safety and Environmental non-compliance issues, near misses and incidents are reported in a timely manner. Responsible for - the delivery of all repair and maintenance activities to contractual Key Performance Indicators (KPI's) and deadlines in accordance with customer contractual requirements and internal business performance and quality standards. Responsible for following all industry 'best practice' guidelines, health and safety requirements and customer and business policies and procedures. Responsible for providing regular updates on maintenance activity to the Site Administrator and Team Lead to ensure the Fleet Reporting System is accurate and current. Drive to ensure adherence and development of established 'best practice' maintenance processes in-line with OEM recommendations, customer contractual requirements and agreed service and quality parameters and ongoing development of the maintenance provision. Support the delivery of continuous improvement in repair and maintenance performance and cost / value control. Work closely with the Team Leader to support the planning of tasks, continually improve maintenance strategies, manage local consumable and parts stocks, and support the training and development of the local engineer resource. Carry out periodic scheduled maintenance in line with OEM and industry best practice, and in accordance with the forward servicing schedule. Carry out fault diagnosis and unscheduled maintenance in line with OEM and industry best practice, ensuring tasks are prioritised to maximise equipment availability for the customer. Ensure that backlog repairs are captured and reported to the Site Administrator such that they are planned as appropriate and carried out at next most suitable maintenance intervention. Ensure that oils and fluids samples are expedited in a safe and efficient manner such that their interpretation can drive a condition monitoring methodology as required of the project. Ensure that all specialist tools and lifting equipment are calibrated and/or certified fit for purpose as required by industry best practice and legislation. Provide suitable and relevant data to enable the provision of reports and performance dashboards on fleet management and supply chain activities as required. To maintain a professional attitude, building and maintaining relationships with the customer. Key competencies for this Maintenance Site Engineer role will include; Strong customer relationship development skills at a customer site. Ability to develop innovative solutions to problems and maximise opportunities. Takes a positive and pro-active approach to problem solving. Experience of LEAN / Continuous Improvement activities and principles are desirable Results driven and strives to exceed expectations of the customer and business. Works in the interest of the entire business, not just own area of the business. An understanding of IT, fleet management systems and technology and their application in an office and fleet management environment. Excellent written and verbal communication skills and ability to act as a credible representative of the company . Knowledge of health and safety legislation in an automotive, engineering or HME environment and its effective application. If keen to learn more about this Maintenance Site Engineer role please contact Grant Nisbet for further details.

Permanent / Loughborough, Leicestershire

Design Engineer - Compact Wheel Loader - CAB design

Design Engineer - Off Highway 12 month initial contract Desford, Leicestershire A Design Engineer opportunity has become available for one of the world's leading manufacturers of off-highway machinery. The Design Engineer will be responsible for delivering a significant portion of the next generation cab design, supporting the tech lead in delivering the operator station solution for a compact wheel loader NPI program. You will be expected to provide intelligently designed, reliable, cost effective operator station structure, non-metallics and components for the future CWL product. Primarily utilising Creo 2 (Pro/E) and aligned PLM tools, you will be responsible for delivering cab engineering support to the product group for use in current production and future machine platforms. Responsibilities include supporting current production by interfacing with assembly operations and working with our manufacturing supply base to provide validated design solutions in resolving known issues. You would be expected to contribute to varying stages of the new product development process including; requirements capture, specification, FMEA, design, development testing, validation and certification depending on the individuals skills sets. To apply for this position you should have some of the following: Expected to be competent in mechanism design, ROPS design, light fabrication. Be familiar with fabrication tooling - Weld fixtures, pressings, forming processes. Issue tracking and resolution. Competent in non-metallic design (CAD surfacing skills), familiar with injection moulding, roto-moulding, thermo-forming & blow moulding processes. Be able to read structural design drawings. Be able to collaborate with injection moulding tooling suppliers. Understand geometric tolerance schemes. Please contact James Tilley for more details.

Contract / Desford, Leicestershire

Electrical machine Engineer

Principal Electric Machine Design Engineer - Birmingham - £ 55-60k DOE A Principal Electric Machine Design Engineer is required for a rapidly expanding automotive pumps company, to work in the area of advanced technology solutions for commercial electric vehicle applications. This market-leading business is looking to recruit an experienced electric machine design engineer to support current programmes and new product development. As Principal Electric Machine Design Engineer - you will be required to Establish and lead a team specialising in the specification, design, control, development, test and benchmarking of electric machines. Lead the definition of system architectures and technical solutions to meet client requirements. Produce innovative electromagnetic, mechanical and thermal design solutions to achieve the performance requirements of the electric machines. Supervise build and testing of electric machines. Manage machine-related activities from requirements capture to product delivery. As Principal Electric Machine Design Engineer - you will have A wide range of experience in designing, developing and controlling a variety of electric machine types, preferably gained in the automotive or aerospace sectors. Experience of motor and control design for 12, 24 and 48V applications. A degree or PhD in an electric machine related field. What you will get: A competitive salary and benefits package, whilst working on exciting and dynamic projects in an ever-expanding field. Suitably qualified and experienced Electric Machine Design 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 / Birmingham, West Midlands

Powertrain Cost Engineer

Cost Engineer - Powertrain £Competitive plus benefits London, Paris, Frankfurt or Munich Automotive A Powertrain Cost Engineer is required to develop complex cost models for current and future powertrain technologies that improves fuel economy for global markets. Candidates with experience in a manufacturing cost engineering function for Automotive OEM's or Tier 1 suppliers would be well received. Due to increased workloads this company, a trusted source of critical market, vehicle and consumer information and insights based in London requires a proactive Powertrain Cost Engineer, based in London, Paris, Frankfurt or Munich, to provide analysis of historical powertrain systems cost and develop cost comparisons to support future cost estimation. As a Powertrain Cost Engineer you will be required to: Establish reasonableness of cost ("should cost") and make recommendations for cost data positions by developing cost model which change on exogenous and endogenous factor Participate in cost reviews with wider team, internal teams, and supplier representatives for conducting interview questionnaire that are required to support cost models Develop Cost BoMs to analyse powertrain system level costs based on geometric or non-geometric data assumptions Direct the development of new cost estimating methods, tools and techniques and research and collect historical cost data on powertrain programs to support cost estimates and affordability assessments Lead the development and research statistical tools and estimating methodologies based on historical product costs and schedules, and technical data The Powertrain Cost Engineer should have the following skills or experience: Degree qualified in an engineering or related discipline Experience with machined, sheet-metal and cast parts Cost analysis tools and software Developing database in MS Access, Tableau Writer etc Analysing recurring and non-recurring cost This is an excellent opportunity for anyone with directly related experience within automotive manufacturing to develop your career. In return for your experience, this London based leading source of information and insight will offer you: £Competitive Pension Bonus Location - London, Paris, Frankfurt or Munich Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon. If you have experience as a Powertrain Cost Engineer and you want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the Powertrain Cost Engineer role, please contact Paul Branton at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01268 455525.

Permanent / City of London, London

NVH Engineer

Test/Development Engineer - (Job Number: 180009AJ) Job Title: Test/Development Engineer Salary Range: £40,000.00 - £50,000.00 (D.O.E) Benefits: 25 days annual leave, 10% bonus, contributory pension scheme, contributory share scheme Location: Peterborough Role Outline: An exciting opportunity has now arisen for a Test/Development Engineer to work on engine related Noise Vibration and Harshness (NVH) projects, typically ranging from short duration individual tests to projects up to three months. Ability to gather relevant information, compare and contrast data, identify relationships, and predict and manage failures is critical. The role is based in Peterborough, UK. Key Responsibilities: * The Engineer may work in any number of functional areas requiring an engineering degree, including, but not limited to, basic engineering fundamentals, engine sub systems, installation best practices of engines in machines, noise and vibration evaluation and sound quality. * Training will be provided to develop the knowledge of noise and vibration theory, equipment calibration, data capture, verification of data integrity, analysis of data in both time and frequency domain. * The Engineer could be performing test work in the lab, engine test cell, on the final machine installation on the Peterborough site or in the field. * You will coordinate closely with an internal project lead within the department, managing a range of current test requests and reporting back on test status and completion. * The role is practical in nature and has a significant involvement of the engineer being responsible for test cell and workshop activities. * Individuals may have multiple assignments which may require the Engineer to review the work of technicians or other support personnel, provide technical advice to individuals at various levels in the organisation and work with another unit or team. * Assignments could be complex in nature and require the Engineer to assume a significant role, either as an individual contributor or as part of a project team, with increasing emphasis on analysing, identifying and applying engineering techniques to solve problems and make recommendations. * Key areas of responsibility encountered in this role may include any or all of the following: problem investigation and resolution; evaluate new products/designs, processes or systems; communicate results to customers, suppliers, team members and other business units; collaborate with and support other engineers, managers, marketing personnel, customers and suppliers. * You will collaborate closely with technicians, engineers and other process partners. * Identification, analysis, and resolution of issues - clear communication with process partners. * Effective communication of technical information including analysis, conclusions and recommendations. Formally documented in technical reports / sign-off packs as appropriate. Required Experience & Qualifications: * Previous Engineering experience is essential, ideally gained working for a Gasoline, Natural Gas or Diesel Engine Manufacturer. * Excellent analytical skills and lateral thinking. Must have the ability to communicate effectively with team members and others in the work group, as well as employees in other units, customers, and suppliers. * A suitable person will be considered with a combination of the following skills; practical engineering understanding, data analysis, project management, report writing and presentation skills. * Applicants will ideally hold an Engineering / Technical Degree or be qualified through relevant work experience . * Good PC Skills are essential, able to use Excel to intermediate standard or higher. Desired Experience & Qualifications: * It would be preferable for the individual to be experienced with specific NVH competencies, however this is not essential so long as engineering principles are understood and can be demonstrated. * Will possess good team working, project management, organisational skills. If you are interested in this position, please APPLY NOW. For more information, please contact Lois Weston at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384446119.

Permanent / Peterborough, Cambridgeshire

Principal Thermal Systems Engineer

Principal Thermal Systems Engineer Location: Rocester Job Brief: JCB is a truly world class, family owned business. We are proud of our achievements and recognise that future growth and success is shaped by the ambition of the JCB team. If you are looking for a career with a business where people really count, look no further than JCB. Overview of the role: Due to extensive growth, innovations and development within our JCB Research team we are now looking for a Technical specialist within thermal management. This role will provide specialist advice to JCB teams globally on our thermal systems involving the technical review of all thermal NPIP projects, definition of thermal standards and the development of new thermal technologies. Your Responsibilities as a Principal Thermal Systems Engineer Review of thermal management systems on all new product introduction programmes, determination of project risk Close working with all business units to ensure robust thermal system delivery on JCB vehicles Definition of Group thermal standards Close working with Purchasing to define and develop suitable suppliers for thermal system components Development of new innovative thermal systems to a level where risk is appropriate to NPIP Support environmental testing of thermal systems and analysis of results Expert support to resolve any thermal management related service problems About You: An experienced Engineer, with extensive proven industry experience working with thermal management systems. You will have a comprehensive understanding of thermodynamic principles governing systems Your technical expertise comes with strong people and influencing skills enabling you to develop and challenge our thermal standards and systems globally If you're always ready to learn new skills and work to the highest standards, there could be a place for you in the dedicated JCB team What's in it for you? To say thank you for your hard work, we will work with you to support your career progression and development. We will also provide a competitive salary, company pension scheme, medical insurance and dental care schemes, access to the company's healthy living centre and 33 days annual leave. If you are interested in this role, please APPLY NOW. For more information, please contact Lois Weston at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384446119.

Permanent / Uttoxeter, Staffordshire

Head of Chip Design Technology

Job Description Job title: Head of Chip Design Technology Department: R&D Centre: Assemblies Location: Birmingham (Following a short period in Lincolnshire, travel supported) Job Summary Our client has been manufacturing semiconductor products for over 60 years; providing Power Module and Electric Vehicle System products to customers across the world. It is an exciting time to be joining this leading technology company as we are in a significant period of growth which is planned to continue with a major growth investment in the Birmingham area. To support this growth plan, we are looking for a head of Chip Design Technology to join the R&D Centre. - This new centre will be situated in Birmingham. Successful candidates will be comfortable with travel to Lincoln in the first two months until the brand new and industry-leading design and development complex is up and running in Birmingham. The Role We are looking for a Principal Chip Design Engineer to lead our Power module, IGBT, bipolar, and SiC chip development teams to design and layout photomasks for the production of new generation semiconductor products. An excellent benefits package is offered to the right candidate. Key Responsibilities Manage all conception, scheming design of automotive power electronic products, evaluate the requirements for new products and determine the design plan. Organise research in new integrated technology of automotive power electronic product; Guide the R&D team, verification of new technologies, structures, and promotion of product implementation; Review structure design of product, including 3D/2D drawings of assemblies and parts, as well as analysis and calculation during the design Control structure related document output Define product BOM list Manage follow-up, modification and acceptance of mould making Define test methods for mechanical experiment Responsible for DEFMEA of power modules, formulate related documents according to APQP process Define the specification and test standard of structural material Structural sample testing, small batch trial production follow-up and assessment Responsible for the analysis of causes of the defective product and formulate corrective and preventive methods; Core Skills and Education A Degree or equivalent in a mechanical mechatronics and other related subjects; Demonstrable time-served background R&D of Power module and SiC chip design; Excellent leadership and management skills; Experience of 2D layout drawing tools. Use of general 2D/3D CAD software tools. Experience of Microsoft software packages. Knowledge of semiconductor devices & fabrication principles. Ability to solve engineering problems and to make appropriate recommendations for improvement. If you are interested in this exciting opportunity to join a growing organisation apply now.

Permanent / Birmingham, West Midlands

Aftermarket Data Analytics Specialist

Aftermarket Data Analytics Specialist) Salary Range: £33,625 to £49,000 (Depending on Experience) Location: Peterborough Benefits: 25 Days Annual Leave, 10% Bonus, Contributory Pension Scheme, Company Share Scheme, Annual Salary Reviews/Performance Based Increases Role Outline: Reporting to the Aftermarket Commercial Manager, this is a unique opportunity for someone to join the dynamic and rapidly changing aftermarket environment during a period of growth. As the Aftermarket Data Analytics Specialist you will develop and execute data analytics strategies and methodologies to provide market, competitor, product and commercial insights to drive parts and service growth in the Perkins aftermarket. Growing the Perkins aftermarket is a critical part of our InLine 6 Strategy and 2020 growth plan. Job Duties/Responsibilities will include: Development of analytical tools and solutions using Tableau, Alteryx, Oracle and MS Access to provide market and customer insight that drives parts sales revenue and margin growth to meet strategic commitments Maintaining and developing the aftermarket parts sales opportunity model, including monthly/quarterly reporting of market penetration Maintaining and developing "deal" analysis tools Development of aftermarket competitor profiles Collection and analysis of competitor price data Coordination and consolidation of monthly sales reporting and forecasting Supporting the development implementation and maintenance of the data analytics road map that identifies opportunities and insight to grow the Perkins aftermarket business. Integration of new technologies to gain insight into machine and engine usage. Collaborating with functional experts from Finance, Product Management, Data Analytics, Pricing, Marketing and Sales to build confidence and validate team insights and recommendations. Engaging with, and presenting data to, stakeholders to help align the organisation and prioritisation of activities to support growth plans. Key Competencies and strengths you will have are: Problem Solving Customer Focus Communication Managing Diversity Accountability Candidates will have gained the following skills and experience through previous roles: A highly numerate degree (preferably in statistics, economics, mathematics, engineering or a similar field). A strong focus on continual learning and professional development. Excellent communication and presentation skills. Ability to work independently or as part of a team with people from many different backgrounds and cultures, internally and externally, with the ability to influence and resolve differences. Strong interpersonal skills to develop a collaborative/cooperative working relationships with colleagues inside and outside the business unit. Candidates may have gained the following skills and experience through previous roles: Progressive professional experience which utilises quantitative analytical techniques to solve business problems. A broad business understanding with the aptitude to turn disconnected data sets into tangible commercial opportunities. Sound knowledge in the use and application of Data Analytics software solutions for statistics and data visualisation is preferred (including Tableau, Alteryx, and MS Access/Excel, R, Python, Java, etc). If you are interested in this role, please APPLY NOW. For more information, please contact Lois Weston at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384446119.

Permanent / Peterborough, Cambridgeshire

Manufacturing Project Engineer

Job Title - Manufacturing Project Engineer Salary Range: £38,000.00 - £49,000.00 (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


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