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engineering and manufacturing recruitment experts, since 1978

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Jonathan Lee Recruitment has been delivering best-in-class recruitment to the engineering and manufacturing industry for over 40 years including the rail sector.

We offer clients a unique level of expertise in contract, interim and permanent recruitment across all engineering and technical disciplines including design, development, maintenance, quality and RAMs within the following specialist sectors:

Rail and Metro Rolling Stock (including Freight and Locomotive) – Sub Systems and Interiors - Plant and Equipment – Railway Signalling - Permanent Way

As many of our highly-experienced consultants come from relevant engineering backgrounds including the rail, automotive, aerospace, defence, manufacturing and electronics sectors, we pride ourselves on our in-depth understanding of transferable skills, technical experience and personal attributes for specialist roles (both blue and white collar).

Our unique connections and close client relationships with trains operating companies, train builders, MROs and their supply chains have enabled us to recruit suitably qualified and experienced people for some of the rail industry’s leading national and international rail companies such as Network Rail, Transport for London and Crossrail across major rail infrastructure projects such as HS2 and HS3.

EEF Advantages Partner, Rail Alliance member, industry supporter to the IMechE and REC accredited. Contact Philip Delaloye for more information.


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Business Development Manager 

Business Development Manager - Germany An exciting opportunity has arisen for a multi-lingual Business Development Manager with an established engineering company for their facilities in Grasdorf near Hanover Germany for their Elevator, energy absorption division. Reporting to the Sales & Marketing Director, the Business Development Manager is expected to manage and develop existing key accounts across Europe and South America, as well as identifying and developing new customer opportunities with Major OEM's, SME's and Distributors. Key Responsibilities Manage and develop all existing customers across Europe and South America. Identify, target and win new customer business, especially major OEM accounts in line with Group global strategy. Identify, appoint and develop partner Distributors across key regions and countries within Europe and South America. Maximise business potential at existing and new customers Negotiate Commercial terms on an annual basis Make Commercial and technical sales presentations Conduct regular travel for customer visits throughout The Region, typically 30% of the time Generate and periodically update Sales Forecasts Report on monthly activity to the Sales & Marketing Director Fully utilise and maintain the company CRM system Salesforce Provide input to company new product development to ensure the company remains the premier global OEM in energy absorption buffers Qualifications Skills and Experience Degree in Mechanical Engineering Degree, or science related discipline Previous experience in an industrial/manufacturing sales or commercial role. Ideally experience of selling within the Elevator industry. Demonstrable success in realising business development. International travel & sales experience would be advantageous. Excellent written and verbal communication skills ideally with German, English and Spanish Strong account management and relationship building skills Experience of managing large accounts. Ideally some technical competence, especially Mechanics/Hydraulics. Computer literate, including competency with Word, Excel, PowerPoint and a CRM system. Experience with an MRP system is an advantage Benefits Salary negotiable dependent upon experience. Pension scheme. Company Car / Car Allowance. Commission Structure If you are interested in this role please forward your CV and contact details to Philip Delaloye at or for more details call +44(0)1384446192.

Permanent / Germany, Germany

Graduate Sales Engineer

Graduate Sales Engineer An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Graduate Sales Engineer with an established engineering company based in Coventry for their Elevator, energy absorption division. The Graduate Elevator Sales Engineer will manage and develop existing key accounts across Europe, North and South America, as well as identifying and developing new customer opportunities with major OEM's, SME's and Distributors in the Elevator sector. The role will be centred around Coventry initially, but once integrated into the team you would travel to meet clients within the UK, as well as occasionally in abroad. The Graduate Sales Engineer will: - Manage and develop existing customers. Identify, target and win new customer business. Identify partner Distributors across key regions and countries within the Region. Assist in the negotiations of Contract terms and conditions to meet both client and company needs. Make Commercial and Technical presentations, demonstrating how a product meets customer needs. Conduct regular travel for customer visits throughout The Region, typically 30% of the time. Generate and periodically update Sales Forecasts. Report on monthly activity to the Sales & Marketing Director. Fully utilise the company CRM system, Salesforce. Seek out data and activity from competitors and report it within Salesforce. Make use of the company European After Sales and Distribution Centre in Germany as a benefit to win new business. Qualifications, Skills and Experience required. Degree in Mechanical Engineering or allied Degree Some previous experience in an industrial/manufacturing sales or commercial role. Demonstrable success in realising business development. Experience of selling within the Elevator industry a distinct advantage. Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Experience of account management and relationship building skills. Spanish language skill a distinct advantage. Computer literate, including competency with Word, Excel, PowerPoint and a CRM system. Experience with an MRP system advantageous. Benefits Salary negotiable dependent upon experience 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 / Coventry, West Midlands

Sales Engineer

Junior Sales Engineer An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Bi-lingual French and English speaking Junior Sales Engineer, to join a major European Railway company that is experiencing great sales growth and has created this new role to assist the team to grow their UK market. The role will be centred around London initially, but once integrated into the team you would travel to meet clients within the UK, as well as occasionally visiting suppliers and the Head Office in France. This is a great opportunity to get involved in Sales and Engineering in the Rail Industry. The Junior Sales Engineer will act as an intermediary between UK clients, head office in France and other French sub-contractors, therefore it is essential that French is written and spoken to a high level of fluency. Initially involved with quotes and proposals, will eventually be involved in sales related engineering research projects and detailed technical issues. The Junior Sales Engineer will: - Write quotes and proposals in English Write requests for quotes to sub-contractors in French. Carry out Market Research in the UK and Ireland about Railway and Rail Rolling Stock to support the sales team. Produce accurate and detailed documentation - both in English and French. Visit Client in the UK with occasional trips to France Qualifications, Skills and Experience required. Fluent in both English and French (written and Oral) - Essential Degree in an Engineering or related subject Ideally have some knowledge or interest of the railway industry in the UK, preferably on rolling stock side. Previously experienced in producing detailed commercial or technical reports or documentation. Good interpersonal skills as dealing with clients and suppliers. Benefits Salary negotiable dependent upon experience 25 days holiday per year plus 8 days statutory Company pension scheme Life Assurance Healthcare 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 / London, England

Senior Engineer - Off Highway Electronics

Senior Engineer - (Job Number: 180000TO) Job Title: Senior Engineer Salary Range: £39,000 to £50,000 (D.O.E) Benefits: 25 days annual leave, 10-12% bonus, Childcare Vouchers, Contributory pension scheme- will double the employee's contribution up to 10% Contributory share scheme- will match 50% of the employee's contribution Relocation Support: May be considered Location: Peterborough, Cambridgeshire *** Flexible working maybe consider*** In addition to a very competitive benefits package we also offer the following to our employee's * Annual merit salary increase based on individual performance * Opportunity to request sponsorship for professional membership * Continuous learning and development * Long term worldwide career opportunities with an evolving and dynamic Engineering department Electronics is responsible for electronic and electrical systems development across all engine and machine platforms. Based in Peterborough, the European Division of works with all European facilities to develop and apply advanced technology to the control of our highly integrated engines and machines. With unrivalled levels of vertical integration within the industry, Electronics systems help to maximise the customer value and efficiency of end products, whilst minimising owning and operating costs. The successful applicant for this position will join the Engine Controls team and will take a leading role in the supporting the application of small and medium engine ranges to a major third-party customer's machines and contribute to the development and testing of application level features on this range of engines. As well as focusing on the third-party customer's machines, applications may include genset, industrial and in-house machine applications. Although our product is an engine control system, including software performing complex control functions, this role is well-suited and will be of interest to any applicant with a strong technical background including engineers from a mechanical, automotive or similar background, as well as those from electronic or controls disciplines. With much of our work focused on the control of complex mechanical systems, many team members with mechanical engineering backgrounds are forging successful careers within our team, bringing skills which readily compliment those with electronic engineering qualifications and experience. We actively encourage applicants from across this diverse range of skill sets Key responsibilities: Working directly with the customer to understand and document key technical requirements. This will include direct contact with the third party customer's technical team, to provide support, technical information and answer technical queries where necessary. Development of system design and specifications to meet identified requirements, using structured tools and processes. Planning and managing feature development and implementation to meet the programme timelines. Planning and conducting verification tests to ensure quality of released software / system. Development of the dSPACE HiL test system and the automation of system level verification test plans using Automation Desk. Planning and supporting validation tests of key application features. Supporting software validation and troubleshooting on engine - getting 'hands on' with the end product. Through this role, the successful candidate will have an excellent opportunity to take part in, and have significant responsibility for the application of a modern engine electronic control system to machine, genset and industrial products. Essential: Strong technical background - ideally a good technical degree in mechanical, electronic, electrical, control systems or automotive engineering - though consideration will be given to other qualifications or significant relevant experience in lieu of this. Prior experience in engine control system development (preferably in the off-highway industry) Prior experience of dSPACE, including the use of Automation Desk to automate test plan execution. Good understanding of diesel engine technology, including common rail fuel systems and aftertreatment technology. Strong team player Excellent communications skills Strong customer focus Desirable: Experience of running and participating in FMEA Experience of designing and executing verification test plans for electronic engine control systems Experience of dSPACE development, including the use of plant models. Experience of electronic system development tools such as CANape, CANalyser and a working knowledge of J1939 datalink standards Experience of writing technical documents / requirements / test plans Experience of running / troubleshooting engine systems, particularly electronics related Strong interest in engine control system development, particularly for off-highway, marine and military applications. Relocation assistance is available for this position.

Permanent / Gaydon, Warwickshire

CNC Miller

Summary Panel: CNC Miller £25,308 - £27,544 (Plus Overtime and shift allowances) Sheffield Rail/Heavy Engineering A CNC miller is required with knowledge of Milling and large component sizes. Candidates with experience of the rail or other heavy engineering industries would be well received. Due to company growth this company, requires a skilled CNC miller with mainly setting experience for a new permanent role. As a CNC miller you will be required to: Follow process instructions on route cards and technical drawings. Ensure the correct programs are loaded and all data is correct for the machining process ahead. Work as part of a cohesive team liaising with colleagues to increase productivity. Follow strict safety and quality procedures implemented by the company (ISO 9011). Check all tooling is correct and in full working condition always. Follow strict PPE guidelines at all times while working. The CNC Miller should have the following skills or experience: Be confident to edit, set and operate large scale milling machines to tolerances. Self-check work using head measurement devices correctly and accurately. Trained in the use of overhead cranes (desirable). Siemens trained (desirable). Operate numerous machines at one time, maximising machine working time. This is an excellent opportunity for anyone with knowledge of Milling and are looking to develop your career. In return for your experience, this Sheffield-based rail company will offer you: £25,308 - £27,544 Benefits Overtime paid at either 16.3% or 30.62% dependent on shift pattern. Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon. If you have knowledge of milling and large scale components and you want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the CNC Miller role, please contact Ryan North at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384 446195

Permanent / Sheffield, South Yorkshire

Electronic Controls Engineer (Machines)

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 Caterpillar 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 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. The successful applicant for this position will join the European Machine Systems team, who are responsible for machine control system development for all European designed machines and will be heavily involved in the design and development of the control systems. This position offers the opportunity to work on cutting edge machine control system technology for the wheeled excavator. Key Responsibilities: Development and evolution of software models using Matlab Simulink and Stateflow Development of test harness to enable automated HIL verification of control models Troubleshoot and resolve electronics / control system issues encountered during build and test of machines. Interface between user areas and electronics system development engineers to implement solutions to affected users. Conduct control system tuning/calibration activities on test bench or on machine to achieve desired system performance. 'Must Have' key skills and competencies for this role Good technical background (good technical degree preferred in mechanical, electronic, electrical, control systems or automotive engineering) though other qualifications / experience will be considered. Matlab Simulink and Stateflow experience Knowledge / experience of vehicle control systems and / or the development process for real-time control systems. Ability to translate customer requirements and objectives into production-ready software models. Ability to document complex technical concepts accurately and concisely. Excellent communications skills Strong customer focus 'Desirable' key skills and competencies for this role Autosar knowledge/experience What background would the ideal candidate have? Job titles/previous companies/industry background/technology/exposure Off-highway control system development (or comparable experience with automotive, marine or military vehicle control systems) Skills and competencies not required for this role Electronic hardware development PLC software experience Environment / Current Team Specifics? Office based role, supplemented with 'hands on' test bench and 'on-machine' activities

Contract / Peterborough, Cambridgeshire

Junior Engineer

Junior Design Engineer - Nottingham We are looking for a Junior Design Engineer for an established Rail engineering company, who are leading expert in the design and manufacture of Switches and Crossings for the Rail Infrastructure Industry based in Nottingham. This Junior Design Engineer position is an ideal opportunity for an entrant into engineering to be developed to be able efficiently engineer safe, accurate and complete manufacturing instructions and technical drawings. There will then be Personal development routes to enhance their Engineering career. The Junior Design Engineer will: Work to understand departmental systems and develop an ability to identify areas for improvement Produce renewal and export 1:50 layout drawings using CAD. Working with others to clarify requirements. Produce detailed manufacturing instructions (2D CAD drawings, work instructions and some NC information) Assist in the drafting of standard detail drawings Work to understand production routes Assist with the resolution of production related problems Assist in the implementation of new products Work to understand manufacturing costs and process times Qualifications, Skills and Experience required. BTec level 3 / ONC in Mechanical Engineering Some CAD experience is preferable Good communication skills Benefits Salary negotiable dependent upon experience. 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. - Rail01

Permanent / Nottingham, Nottinghamshire

CNC Machinist

Summary Panel: CNC Machinist £25,308 - £27,544 (Plus Overtime and shift allowances) Sandiacre Rail/Heavy Engineering A CNC Machinist is required with knowledge of Milling and large component sizes. Candidates with experience of the rail or other heavy engineering industries would be well received. Due to company growth this company, requires a skilled CNC machinist with mainly setting experience for a new permanent role. As a CNC Machinist you will be required to: Follow process instructions on route cards and technical drawings. Ensure the correct programs are loaded and all data is correct for the machining process ahead. Work as part of a cohesive team liaising with colleagues to increase productivity. Follow strict safety and quality procedures implemented by the company (ISO 9011). Check all tooling is correct and in full working condition always. Follow strict PPE guidelines at all times while working. The CNC Machinist should have the following skills or experience: Be confident to edit, set and operate large scale milling machines to tolerances. Self-check work using head measurement devices correctly and accurately. Trained in the use of overhead cranes (desirable). Competent user with Grinders, Dynofile and other power tools. Operate numerous machines at one time, maximising machine working time. This is an excellent opportunity for anyone with knowledge of [experience/product/skill] to develop your career. In return for your experience, this [location]-based [industry] company will offer you: £25,308 - £27,544 Benefits Overtime paid at either 16.3% or 30.62% dependent on shift pattern. Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon. If you have knowledge of milling and large scale components and you want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the CNC Machinist role, please contact Ryan North at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384 446195

Permanent / Sandiacre, Derbyshire

CNC Machinist

Summary Panel: CNC Machinist £25,308 - £27,544 (Plus Overtime) Sandiacre Rail/Heavy Engineering A CNC Machinist is required with knowledge of Milling and large component sizes. Candidates with experience of the rail or other heavy engineering industries would be well received. Due to company growth this company, requires a skilled CNC machinist with mainly setting experience for a new permanent role. As a CNC Machinist you will be required to: Follow process instructions on route cards and technical drawings. Ensure the correct programs are loaded and all data is correct for the machining process ahead. Work as part of a cohesive team liaising with colleagues to increase productivity. Follow strict safety and quality procedures implemented by the company (ISO 9011). Check all tooling is correct and in full working condition always. Follow strict PPE guidelines at all times while working. The CNC Machinist should have the following skills or experience: Be confident to edit, set and operate large scale milling machines to tolerances. Self-check work using head measurement devices correctly and accurately. Trained in the use of overhead cranes (desirable). Competent user with Grinders, Dynofile and other power tools. Operate numerous machines at one time, maximising machine working time. This is an excellent opportunity for anyone with knowledge of [experience/product/skill] to develop your career. In return for your experience, this [location]-based [industry] company will offer you: £25,308 - £27,544 Benefits Overtime paid at either 16.3% or 30.62% dependent on shift pattern. Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon. If you have knowledge of milling and large scale components and you want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the CNC Machinist role, please contact Ryan North at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384 446195

Permanent / Sandiacre, Derbyshire

Design Engineer

Design Engineer - Gloucester - Defence - Permanent - Attractive A Design Engineer is required to join the Engineering Team within a market leading Innovative Technology Company that specialise Communication Systems for Military and Government Organisations. The successful Design Engineer will design and detail mechanical solutions in line with Product Design Specifications and relevant standards, complete cable drawings, compiling BoM's, assist with prototype build tasks. The Design Engineer will document the design information for formal release to manufacture. The Design Engineer will support the Production and Sales teams as products progress through all stages of the development and production process life-cycle. Design Engineer - Key Responsibilities Create mechanical design solutions to comply with the Product Design Specifications. Create cable drawings and Create/Manage Product, Cable & PCB BOM's. Produce accurate product build documentation. Produce concept renders in support of quotations for sales. Assist with validation testing of developed products. Actively support the company Engineering Change Request procedures. Ensure work is carried out in accordance with company, customer and BS standards. Carry out Continuous Improvement activities within the business. Technical Skills and Experience required for the Design Engineer HNC in Mechanical Engineering and Experience in designing and drafting. Knowledge of 3D and 2D CAD tools, preferably Solidworks & AutoCAD. A strong understanding of manufacturing processes. Experience designing electro-mechanical enclosures, sheet metal & machined components. An appreciation of documented quality standards and systems. Effective communication skills and a good attention to detail. Able to produce drawings and design documentation with a "right first time" attitude. Basic understanding of UK & US Military EMC and Environmental Test Standards. Occasional travel to Customers. **Security Clearance will be required for this role due to the sensitive nature of the products and therefore only applications from candidates able to obtain this will be considered** If you feel you meet the requirements for the role of the Design Engineer then apply directly or contact Peter Heap at Jonathan Lee Recruitment. Either Direct Line 01384 446102 or Email suitable MS Word CV's to

Permanent / Gloucestershire, England

Development Engineer - Engine Systems

Development Engineer - Engine Systems - West Midlands - Attractive - Permanent An Engine Systems Company is looking for a Development Engineer due to a new programme. You will be joining a great company and team managing Performance and Engine Development projects and programmes. The successful Development Engineer will need to have experience of engines and ideally the electronics and ignition systems behind the engine technology. The Engine Development Engineer will have a proven background in calibration of either Gasoline or Diesel engines and background in working closely with customers on engine development projects. The Responsibilities of the Development Engineer will include Testing and development of engines, transmissions, complete drivelines or components Engine research & development in line with project requirements Ensure projects are completed to the customers standards Develop improved methods and tools for engine testing Develop and maintain relationships with engineers, suppliers and client engineers Deliver timely solutions to any technical issues arising regarding engine development Design, plan and organise test programmes to meet regulatory requirements Supervise engine development testing, analyse data, ensuring data quality Work collaboratively with other departments on the integration of system Execute tests to evaluate and validate component/system performance Designing dynamometer and rig based engine test engineering Conduct post processing data and post-test evaluation Skills and Qualification Requirements for the Development Engineer HND or ideally Degree qualified within Mechanical Engineering or equivalent Effective communication and people skills with practical hands on approach Capable of working efficiently as part of a small team to tight deadlines Capable of leading a project element with support from senior staff when necessary Effective team member contributing to improvements and high customer service. Engine testing experience and working knowledge of Gasoline and / or Diesel engines Detailed knowledge of engine mechanical development, Knowledge of combustion analysis or engine performance validation. Knowledge in Power conversion, Lubrication systems, Cooling systems, and Rotating parts Test cell and engine control familiarity Knowledge of fault tree analysis (FTA) / FMEA and practical problem-solving techniques Good report writing and presenting skills. Strong general knowledge of diesel/gasoline/gas engine fundamentals Knowledge of after treatment systems and their application **Due to the products being manufactured - Security Clearance and ITAR Restrictions will apply to this vacancy** If you feel you meet the requirements for the role of the Development 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 to

Permanent / West Midlands, England

Senior RM and Safety Engineer

Senior R & M Safety Engineer - Gloucestershire - Permanent - Aero + Defence A Senior R & M Safety Engineer is required to join an innovative Aero + Defence Systems company on Permanent basis that specialises in advanced products primarily for the Defence and Aerospace industry. The Senior R & M Safety Engineer will report directly to the RM & Safety Manager and provide technical expertise to support the optimisation of systems and equipment reliability, maintainability and safety parameters. The Senior R & M Safety Engineer will proactively influence the development of products to ensure Safety, Testability and that the R&M principles are implemented and integrated. Responsibilities of the Senior R & M Safety Engineer Take a lead role in developing the technical capability of the RM&S department Understand and apply the principles of Safety, Reliability, Maintainability and Testability Identify and analyse Safety, Testability, R&M requirements from customers Generation of Safety, Reliability, Maintainability, Testability and Supportability plans Safety and Reliability & Maintainability analysis including reliability prediction FMECA and Fault Tree Analysis (FTA) as part of the design and development Provide guidance for design for safety, reliability, maintainability and testability Influence the design and development of engineering solutions Conduct and co-ordinate Safety, R&M and Supportability reviews Identify and agree Safety and Supportability requirements from international legislation Technical Requirements of the Senior R & M Safety Engineer Good knowledge of standards and directives such as MIL-STD's, ARP4761 & 4754 Degree or HNC educated in an engineering or science discipline A background in electronics would be a distinct advantage Some experience of Mechanical Engineering Development Understanding of product development lifecycle and associated requirements Understands the importance of delivery performance to cost and schedule Experience and understanding of product development practices and Quality standards Understanding and experience of data capture in terms of Technical Publications Knowledge of Training, Integrated Logistics Support (ILS) & Logistic Support Analysis Understanding and experience of data capture in terms of Technical Publications Experience of identifying Programme and Customer Related Supportability requirements Security Clearance will be required for this role due to the nature of the products involved. If interested in this Senior R & M Safety Engineer then please contact Peter Heap at Jonathan Lee Recruitment by calling my direct line on +44(0)1384 446102 or apply directly. Alternatively, please send suitable MS Word Format CV's directly to this Email for review.

Permanent / Gloucestershire, England

Managing Director

Managing Director Salary circa £95,000 (Doe) + bonus + car allowance + pension + healthcare Location: Flexible in Northern Home Counties An experienced Managing Director is required for an established manufacturer of specialist metal processing equipment, ancillary items and consumables. This SME business has established itself as the go to brand and has a product portfolio built on a reputation of quality, reliability and excellent customer service. With ambitious plans for new product development and services they are now looking to recruit a dynamic, driven and commercially focussed Managing Director to lead the company through a challenging period of growth. With full P&L responsibility you will direct the business through an exciting period of expansion that will include a heavy emphasis on developing the UK market in line with national infrastructure growth and regeneration. To be considered for this Managing Director position you must have or be: Working as a Managing Director within a technical product engineering and manufacturing process environment An entrepreneurial nature with a keen eye for business development, collaboration and cross selling of products and services. Experience of competitive tendering, bidding and contract negotiation within both the private and public sector Excellent HR and people management skills, a proven leader who can manage change and deliver organisational growth A solid understanding of manufacturing and production, with hands on experience of metal processing (welding, casting, metallurgy) including plant layout, 5S, root cause analysis, quick changeover and problem-solving techniques Commercially aware and financially astute, having held responsibility for P&L, cashflow management, budgets and forecasts Strong project management skills, with the ability to deal with suppliers and customers to ensure the highest levels of customer service and delivery are achieved A clear commercial focus with an eye for detail that will ensure robust standards are in place to deliver accurate sales, contract, design and BOMs information that will enable effective production planning and scheduling using MRP/ERP systems Excellent communication skills, verbal, written and presentation, able to create ownership, understanding and a desire to succeed across the business at all levels A degree in a relevant engineering, materials or metallurgy discipline, supported by further business or management qualifications This is a challenging Managing Director position that represents an opportunity to work for a forward-thinking business with real ambitions for growth. The role will require frequent travel in the UK and the ability to build robust working relationships with key clients and industry decision makers is important. In addition, you will work with research establishments and represent the company at trade fairs, conferences and become an active member of relevant industry bodies and committees. This is an exciting opportunity that will require a hands-on approach and you will take full responsibility for the strategic management, day to day running and control of a well-respected and profitable business.

Permanent / North London, London

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
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