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Industry 4.0  

The unprecedented pace of Industry 4.0, also known as the fourth industrial revolution (4IR), presents a steep learning curve for many UK manufacturers.

Jonathan Lee Recruitment has a focus on future skills, supporting industry and our clients in their efforts to become Industry 4.0 ready.


Digital culture and skills are critical to drive successful technological change and we are engaging with businesses of all sizes, particularly SMEs, to help simplify the journey to achieve their Industry 4.0 goals.

Jonathan Lee Recruitment can source the right experts and specialists to help plan, implement and maintain Industry 4.0 strategies, methodologies and technologies whether you need help with big data, cyber security, augmented reality, autonomous robots, additive manufacturing, Internet of Things (IoT), cloud computing or simulation.
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Future of British Manufacturing 
​Initiative (FoBMI)

We are a core partner to The Future of British Manufacturing Initiative (FoBMI). Bringing a hands-on approach to helping UK design and manufacturing SMEs break through theory and embrace the digital technologies encompassed within the Internet of Things (IoT).

We bring our expertise in advanced manufacturing and engineering to provide skills advice to businesses involved with the initiative.

One of the key components of the initiative is the FoBMI readiness assessment tool. Complete the online assessment to receive a personalised report of your readiness in the five key areas critical to competitive advantage.

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All information provided will be dealt with in the strictest confidence.

For more information visit autodesk.co.uk/FoBMI 

Learn More About Industry 4.0

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Industry is changing, and customer expectations are evolving with smarter, better connected and customised products.


​It's about removing the jargon and buzzwords, identifying which elements of Industry 4.0 are actually relevant and providing practical help to getting started.

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Shift Engineer - Burton Upon Trent

Organisation A creative and innovative market leader in bringing new technology to warehouse logistics the world over. Working with our customers all over the world, our client develops customised solutions and are truly at the forefront of industry 4IR. Employing over 3,000 people across the planet and turning over more than €500 year on year. They believe strongly in uniting technological know-how with a long-established experience in diverse industries to be the key to delivering successful solutions for their prestigious client base. Opportunity An exciting opportunity has arisen for a multi skilled maintenance engineer to join a global market leader in automated warehouse systems at their resident site in Burton-Upon-Trent. You would be joining a team of 16 staff who take responsibility for the maintenance and upgrading of a significant and growing automated system within an online distribution warehouse in Burton-Upon-Trent. The multi skilled Maintenance Engineer's role will consist of: Providing a first-class site response to customer sites maintenance needs. Emergency breakdown and maintenance support on all equipment and software issues on the installed equipment Be part of the Issue Management and the internal escalation process on all related maintenance issues, in partnership with the customer. Create strong effective working relationships with our customers and your responsibility team, to enable Knapp to provide a first-class service. Provide performance in terms of supporting maintenance activities on site, speed of response and quality of repair and standards of workmanship. To provide maintenance support on all aspects of the installed system. To work within a team of site technicians and third-party repair companies on their activities on site. Key Responsibilities for a multi skilled Maintenance Engineer: Undertake breakdown maintenance of site automation as required Carry out PPM of automation equipment to the required standard Complete breakdown reports and shift reports including any issues arising on shift which may have an impact on the performance of the site equipment and/or the maintenance department Undertake improvement, repairs and modifications Assist in project installation work including cost reduction activities Multi skilled Maintenance Engineer qualifications/experience: NVQ/BTEC Level 3 In an Electrical discipline Minimum NVQ Level 2 in a Mechanical discipline or equivalent Advance Full apprenticeship Experience in logistics automation Electrical/Mechanical maintenance and inspection 3 phase, Single Phase, 24/48V DC knowledge preferred Electrically biased Good electrical fault-finding skills Electrical Drawing navigation capability Computer Literate (particularly MS Excel) IOSH and/or pneumatic experience preferred PLC experience (preferred but not essential) Candidate profile: Hands-on and team oriented Customer focused Reliable Self-motivated Accountable Able to work at height This role will include working on a continental shift pattern including 4-on 4-off 12 hour shifts or both days and nights recurring. In exchange for your hard work and professionalism we can offer the following: Starting salary of circa £36,000/year with regular pay progression available Employer enhanced pension up to 6% OT widely available (not mandatory) Employee benefits package (bonuses, life assurance, health insurance) Best in industry training and career development opportunities both at home and abroad A clean and organised automated warehousing environment An opportunity to develop within the ever-growing automated warehousing industry with a market leader who specialise in providing cutting edge automated solutions to premium brand names globally If you hold the relevant qualifications and feel that you are ready for an opportunity to join a market leader in automated warehousing as a multi skilled maintenance engineer (electrical bias) then we would like to hear from you. Please 'apply' with your up to date CV or contact Colin Reeves on 01384 446121 for more information.

Permanent / Burton-On-Trent, Staffordshire

Production Engineer

Production Process Engineer - Gloucester - Defence - Permanent - Attractive A Production Process 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 Production Process Engineer will manage new product introduction and engineering change with DFM and DFT techniques, ensuring all build documentation data is accurate and up to date. The Production Process Engineer will be the focal point between Manufacturing/Engineering, prioritising requests in conjunction with the Engineering Manager Production Process Engineer - Key Responsibilities Application of Lean Manufacturing principles Continually improve productivity and reduce lead times Represent the Production team at all relevant Engineering Design Reviews Ensuring product development cycle maximum quality and efficiency Lead and supervise the production of engineering prototypes Create, manage and authorise all supporting build documentation, Support Bid Proposals through delivery of accurate and relevant information Liaise with the Production Manager and Engineering Provide accurate build time estimation for use in scheduling and resource planning Continuous review of all current manufacturing processes Support Project teams to ensure programmes are completed to agreed timescales Clearly define and effectively manage objectives throughout the project lifecycle Make suggestions on Continuous Improvement within the business Ensure compliance with all company policies Reporting progress and status to Project Management, Customers and Suppliers Technical Skills and Experience required for the Production Process Engineer HNC/Degree in Mechanical, Electronic or Production Engineering Experience in a similar role Knowledge and understanding of workflow management Knowledge of Mechanical or Electronic Design a distinct advantage Understanding of Lean Manufacturing Commercial awareness, understanding of costs and margins Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint) Occasional travel may be required to customers, suppliers and other sites Able to occasionally work away from home both Nationally and Internationally Full UK Driving License **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 Production Process 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

Embedded Software Engineer

Embedded Software Engineer - Birmingham - Electronic/Automation £40,000 to £45,000 per annum The main function of this position is to design, develop and test software for embedded electronic systems for a range of microcontroller based products. These product applications serve both internal and external customers. As the Embedded Software Engineer your responsibilities will include; Participate in customer requirements capture, solution conceptualization, proposal and specification. Design, develop, test and maintain embedded micro controller software using C/C++ in mBed & MPLAB X environments based on agreed specifications. Design and development of supporting drivers and utilities for said embedded systems. Design validation and testing of said embedded systems. Liaison with customers, managing expectations and following project management guidelines. As the Embedded Software Engineer you will require the following skills and experiences; Electrical, Electronics or Systems degree. Ability to interpret digital, analogue and mixed signal electronic hardware schematics, circuits and datasheets. Fully proficient in C / C++ programming for popular embedded microcontrollers. Fully proficient in C# / VB.Net programming for Windows for supporting utilities. Familiar with one or more of the following IDE's: mBed, Microchip MPLAB X, Eclipse or Keil Microvision. If you are interested in this exciting opportunity please click on the link to apply.

Permanent / Birmingham, West Midlands

Design Manager - Warehouse Automation

Organisation A creative and innovative market leader in bringing new technology to warehouse logistics the world over. Working with our customers all over the world, our client develops customised solutions and are truly at the forefront of industry 4IR. Employing over 3,000 people across the planet and turning over more than €500 year on year. They believe strongly in uniting technological know-how with a long-established experience in diverse industries to be the key to delivering successful solutions for their prestigious client base. Opportunity An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Project Design Manager to join a global market leader in the integration and provision of Warehouse Automation systems based out of their south Oxford area Headquarters. You would be joining a growing team within a company enjoying a period of sustained growth and success. Where your career aspirations are capped only by your own professionalism and work ethic. Purpose: To Carry out design coordination of UK projects in-line with the Construction Design and Management Regulations 2015. Responsibilities: Carry out the duties of the Principal Designer in line with the requirements of CDM Regulations 2015. Engage with clients and designers to enhance and integrate health & safety / design risk management into the project team, design team meetings and the construction phase. Take ownership and lead the design risk management process whilst applying the general principles of prevention. Plan, manage, monitor and coordinate health and safety during the pre-construction phase when most design work is carried out. Take account of aspects of projects including usability, functionality, future maintainability, life cycle building management and identify residual risks at all stages of the project. Identify, compile and issue suitable project specific pre-construction information to assist contractors in managing significant risk once construction begins Health & Safety File compilation. Provide practical health and safety advice, guidance and coaching to project teams at all stages of the project when required. Management of multiple projects for key clients to the business Professional & Experience Requirements: Hold a NEBOSH Construction Certificate - Valid within the last 5 years Technical, Graduate or Chartered Membership of IOSH Hold a design qualification. i.e. engineer or relevant experience preferably in a Materials Handling Environment. Full clean driving license Experience and Personal Requirements: Experience & knowledge of construction design process Previous CDMC experience (CDM 2015) Experience of working as a Health & Safety Advisor within the construction industry Automation experience / knowledge Ability to work autonomously Ability to communicate effectively with both clients and contractors Ability to manage workload efficiently Effective decision maker and excellent team player Commitment to company's Equality and Diversity policies and values Package: £44,600/year starting salary 10% annual performance related bonus Monday to Friday Full-time - 37.5 hrs/week (flexibility occasionally required) Up to 6% matched company pension contribution Employee benefits package inc healthcare, life assurance etc Company mobile phone / Laptop available Industry leading training and career development opportunities at home and abroad This is an exciting job opportunity for an aspiring Health & Safety Advisor or Site Management / Project Management professional with a good understanding of automation and construction regulations to join a market leading automation systems provider with an array of career paths available both at home and abroad. If you would like more information, please 'apply' now or contact Colin Reeves on 01384 446121.

Permanent / Oxford, Oxfordshire

Communications Systems or Op's Engineer

Communications Systems or Op's Engineer - Hertfordshire A Systems or Op's Engineer is required within a leading Telecommunications and Satellite and Space Systems Technology Company. The successful Systems or Op's Engineer will join a specialised team in this sector and will report to the Communications Systems Manager. The Systems or Op's Engineer will be involved in with technical advice, hands-on technical support and operations expertise. The Systems or Op's Engineer will provide systems engineering, technical analysis, operations advice and management support to customers on major military and civil communications programmes. The Skill Set / Responsibilities / Requirements for Systems or Op's Engineer A Degree in a relevant subject (Electronics, Physics or Engineering) HND or Equivalent will also be considered and the Ability to gain UK Security Clearance Problem-solving skills within a communications engineering environment "Hands on" experience of using current communications, satellite and radio equipment Engineering within a military environment Knowledge of IP networking and networking protocols Understanding of radio communications systems planning and management Knowledge of deployed military IT systems Adaptable and proactive an environment of changing requirements and priorities Good document writing and presentation skills Ability to brief and present at all levels of the corporate or military Provide systems engineering, technical analysis, operations advice and management support Liaise with customers on major military and or civil communications programmes Practical knowledge of systems engineering practices Understanding of communications systems and associated engineering concepts Knowledge of system design, ground segment design, satellite operations and payload engineering Contributing to technical studies looking at future technologies and concepts of operation Satellite communications systems engineering with knowledge of system design Requirements Engineering through Design / Development Understanding of communications operations frameworks Systems Analysis skills and application within a communications domain MS office toolset (Word, Excel & PowerPoint) Process development and realisation methods Maintaining and policing processes/procedures and implementing change management Able to function effectively within a team throughout a customer organisation Satellite ground station operation and maintenance Excellent inter-personal and communications skills with ability to brief and negotiate at all levels Experience in satellite communications and or Military systems engineering Knowledge of the aerospace industry including RF systems design, and digital communications Strong practical knowledge of systems engineering practices and strict standards Experience developing systems documentation, test plans and procedures Practical experience in the commissioning and testing of satellite and or communication systems A good business awareness and acumen If you feel you meet the requirements for the role of the Systems or Op's Engineer, then apply directly or contact Peter Heap at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on either 01384 446102 or email suitable MS Word Format CV's

Permanent / Stevenage, Hertfordshire

IT Infrastructure Specialist - Warehouse Automation

Organisation A creative and innovative market leader in bringing new technology to warehouse logistics the world over. Working with our customers all over the world, our client develops customised solutions and are truly at the forefront of industry 4IR. Employing over 3,000 people across the planet and turning over more than €500m year on year. They believe strongly in uniting technological know-how with a long-established experience in diverse industries to be the key to delivering successful solutions for their prestigious client base. Opportunity Due to a significant managed service success with a growing company based in the Derby area. The opportunity has arisen for IT Infrastructure specialists with a background or knowledge of Automation / WMS / WCS has arisen in the Derby area. These brand-new job roles will combine supervisory, technical, training and administrative responsibilities where our industry leading Warehouse Automation client will be working directly with the end customer who are one of the largest online shopping brands in the UK today ahead of and beyond the sites formal 'go-live' due in 2020. Responsibilities: Ensure company's logistic operations (such as manufacturing and shipping) work properly and meet specifications measured through key performance indicators. Coordination with customer to fine-tune ongoing operations. Train other personnel to use existing or new software and integrated machinery. Interact with Hotline (at Global HQ) and computer systems, software, physical technology (machinery), engineers and end users to increase stability, efficiency and establish best practice. Increase stability - of WMS / WCS Increase efficiency of a .com Automated Warehouse System Establish "Best practice" - Change Management and Continuous Improvement Process Professional & Experience Requirements: Bachelor's Degree in IT/Business/Logistics (preferred) or related field, or equivalent experience An understanding of warehouse operations and supply chain management 3-5 years related experience in warehousing, high volume manufacturing, distribution, production planning and/or transportation environment Knowledge of SCADA / WMS / WCS An engineering or manufacturing industry or similar background Operational experience within an automated distribution facility Report development skills ITIL Foundation qualification (preferred) Package: Circa £40,000/year starting salary 5 Logistic Operations positions available Days role (Monday to Friday) with some requirement to cover out of hours Up to 6% matched company pension contribution Employee benefits package inc bonuses, healthcare, life assurance etc Company mobile phone / Laptop available Industry leading training and career development opportunities at home and abroad Market leading company at the forefront of industry 4.0 with a track record of been at the cutting edge of relating technology to engineering to optimise results and capability If you come from an IT or software background within logistics / supply chain / customer service / warehousing / automation and are looking for a career development opportunity where you can liaise with a team and a resident customer on a daily basis to find ongoing creative solutions then we would like to hear from you. If you would like more information, please 'apply' now or contact Colin Reeves on 01384 446121.

Permanent / Castle Donington, Derbyshire

Quality Technician

Quality Technician - Aerospace Manufacturing - Attractive - Warwickshire A Quality Technician is required to join and Innovative Aerospace Manufacturing facility on a Permanent Basis. The successful Quality Technician will join the Quality Dept and report to the Quality Cell Leader. The Quality Technician will ensure that the manufactured products are compliant with the relevant technical specifications and customer drawings through inspection, non-destructive and mechanical testing and metallographic inspection Responsibilities of the Quality Technician To carry out pre-plate and after plate inspection in accordance with work instructions To carry out Hydrogen and Oxygen analysis in accordance with work instructions To carry out 'final view' inspection, ensuring that all information is correct To check accuracy of information on test reports and Certificates of Conformance's Non-destructive tests to include Magnetic Particle Inspection and Dye Penetrant Inspection Mechanical tests including: tensile, shear, fatigue, stress durability/endurance tests To carry out hardness checks and metallographic inspection on parts To review incoming raw material certificates Quality Technicians may also be required to perform internal audits to AS9100 requirements Undertake any other duties/responsibilities as reasonably requested by management Qualifications & Requirements of the Quality Technician Effective communication skills and experience within a Quality Control role NDT Level II is required with evidence of training and examinations. Working within a Manufacturing Environment and Fluent in English Experience within a forgings and/or thread rolling Environment Customer focused, initiative, teamwork, transparency, autonomy and hands-on Mechanical testing and Metallographic inspection Skills Desirable The employee should be process driven and able to problem solve Ability to understand technical operations and processes Computer literate with a basic knowledge of Microsoft Office A good understanding of engineering drawings and technical specifications Knowledge and ability to use measuring equipment (e.g. Micrometres, Vernier's) A good understanding of supplier/customer relationships Security Clearance may be required due to the nature of the products being manufactured If you are interested in this Quality Technician position, then please apply directly or send a suitable MS Word Format CV directly to my Email at . Alternatively, if you wish to discuss then please contact Peter Heap on my direct line 01384 446102.

Permanent / Coventry, West Midlands

Quality Control Technician

Quality Control Technician - Aerospace Manufacturing - Attractive - Warwickshire A Quality Control Technician is required to join and Innovative Aerospace Manufacturing facility on a Permanent Basis. The successful Quality Control Technician will join the Quality Dept and report to the Quality Cell Leader. The Quality Control Technician will ensure that the manufactured products are compliant with the relevant technical specifications and customer drawings through inspection, non-destructive and mechanical testing and metallographic inspection Responsibilities of the Quality Control Technician To provide technical assistance on metallurgical defects and mechanical test failures Use 8D methodology to problem solve quality issues Analysis of dimensional, mechanical and metallurgical defects To provide detailed Quality Reports and analysis for the Quality Assurance Manager To carry out pre-plate and after plate inspection in accordance with work instructions To carry out Hydrogen and Oxygen analysis in accordance with work instructions To carry out 'final view' inspection, ensuring that all information is correct To check accuracy of information on test reports and Certificates of Conformance's Non-destructive tests to include Magnetic Particle Inspection and Dye Penetrant Inspection Mechanical tests including: tensile, shear, fatigue, stress durability/endurance tests To carry out hardness checks and metallographic inspection on parts To review incoming raw material certificates Quality Control Technicians may also be required to perform internal audits to AS9100 Undertake any other duties/responsibilities as reasonably requested by management Qualifications & Requirements of the Quality Control Technician Effective communication skills and experience within a Quality Control role HNC/NVQ Level 3 or equivalent in an Engineering discipline Recognised qualification in Metallurgy or Material Science NDT Level II is required with evidence of training and examinations Working within a Manufacturing Environment and Fluent in English Experience within a forgings and/or thread rolling Environment Customer focused, initiative, teamwork, transparency, autonomy and hands-on Must have Mechanical testing and Metallographic Inspection Skills The employee should be process driven and able to problem solve Ability to understand technical operations and processes Computer literate with a basic knowledge of Microsoft Office A good understanding of engineering drawings and technical specifications Knowledge and ability to use measuring equipment (e.g. Micrometres, Vernier's) A good understanding of supplier/customer relationships Security Clearance may be required due to the nature of the products being manufactured If you are interested in this Quality Control Technician position, then please apply directly or send a suitable MS Word Format CV directly to my Email at . Alternatively, if you wish to discuss then please contact Peter Heap on my direct line 01384 446102.

Permanent / Warwickshire, England

Assistant Production Manager - Career advancement opportunity

Assistant Production Manager 5-year Career Development Plan to Production Manager level Lye, Stourbridge £22,000 - £25,000/year starting salary (rising with tenure) Are you an aspiring and ambitious engineer looking for an opportunity to develop your career into management? Do you want to be a production manager within a multi-million-pound business in 5 years' time? Do you understand the value of hard work and playing as part of a team, learning from others along the way? If you answered 'YES' to the above, then we would love to hear from you. We are looking to welcome an aspiring engineering professional to join a family orientated, pleasant and supportive yet highly successful local business who manufacture products that are vital the world as we know it in 2019. We are in the early stages of an exciting growth and modernisation and as such are looking to welcome an Assistant Production Manager to our team who will over 5 years learn what it takes to be a successful production manager with a view to the candidate been ready to become the Production Manager full-time from then on. This is a leading manufacturer of turnkey solutions for some of the most globally advanced companies across a number of different continents. With over 50 years' experience of engineering development for system integrators, engineering companies & OEMs. Due to our continued success and growth we are looking to recruit an Assistant Production Manager to work at our Manufacturing Complex based in Lye, Stourbridge. RESPONSIBILITIES The duties of the role will be to assist the Production Manager to ensure the following requirements are achieved: - To ensure that the site is operating in a safe manner Drive a culture of commitment to customer service and overall excellence Assist with site KPI`s Managing personnel Maintain all Production records to include Training records and Personnel records etc Liaise with all Departments to ensure that Production output is kept in line with expectations REQUIREMENTS Excellent communication and organisational skills Responsible and reliable Focused with a drive to succeed Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment Previous examples of leading teams or people (work based or otherwise) Knowledge of Health and Safety within the workplace Computer literate Recognised qualification or training within a Production or Engineering discipline A genuine interesting in Engineering and Manufacturing Some experience in a junior leadership role within a manufacturing environment (desirable) PACKAGE Starting salary £22,000 to £25,000 Works Pension Health care scheme Working hours 07.30am to 16.00pm Monday to Friday Management training scheme with 5-year career development plan Family orientated, supportive and enjoyable working environment Opportunity to be part of a company at the start of an exciting growth and modernisation stage This represents as a rare and excellent opportunity to join a company with a 5-year plan for your progression and earning potential. There are also very few companies local to Stourbridge who are set-up to allow you to work and grow at your pace and to in doing so build a career for yourself in fast-growing yet supportive business with strong core values. If you have any questions about this Assistant Production Manager role, please 'apply now' or contact Colin Reeves at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384 446121.

Permanent / Stourbridge, West Midlands

Development Engineer

Development Engineer - Gloucester - Defence - Permanent - Attractive A Development 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 Development Engineer Lead and support Engineered solutions from initial enquiry to product delivery in accordance with business, project and customer procedures. The Development Engineer will ensure the safe, efficient and effective implementation in line with all applicable legislation and company directives. The Development Engineer will provide hands-on support, expert guidance and to make key engineering design decisions to support delivery of innovative and effective customised solutions that meet stringent requirements. Development Engineer - Key Responsibilities Work as an integral part of the Engineering design and development team Ensure compliance with UK and NATO standards Support the Production, Purchasing and test teams Strong understanding of implementing modern design practices Ensure that designs are fit for purpose and capable of being manufactured cost efficiently Engineering design authority for all new developments and product derivatives Produce clear and concise design documentation Create, review and approve Product Test Specifications Define internal and external EMC, Environmental and Functional test programs Prepare cost estimates test programs, product costings and technical response documents Provide technical support and mentoring to colleagues and team Maintain internal Processes & Controls to meet industry best practice Make suggestions for Continuous Improvement within the business Undertake regular reviews of projects to ensure adherence to requirements Technical Skills and Experience required for the Development Engineer Degree in Engineering or equivalent, with a minimum of 5 years' Experience Understanding of Communications and IT equipment Experienced in supporting R&D and NPI initiatives Expert user of modern RF and EMC test equipment Demonstrate excellent problem-solving skills Must have good attention to detail, analytical Experience in working in a regulated industry Understanding of quality standards and systems Occasional travel may be required to customers and suppliers **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 Development 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 / Gloucester, Gloucestershire

UK Sales Manager / UK Product Manager - Robotics and Automation

A UK Sales Manager / UK Product Manager is required to support the launch of a range of innovative collaborative industrial automation products. This is an exiting time for the company to expand their portfolio in to this growing market. The range of products are market leading in terms of innovative technology and this presents a very exciting opportunity for someone with direct experience to system integration, robotics and industrial automation. The role of UK Sales Manager / UK Product Manager will include the following. Influence the marketing strategy to generate as much exposure of the product range within the UK, organising corporate demonstrations, heavy promotion at trade shows and strong ties to system integrators. Sell complete turnkey robotic automation systems as well as marketing the individual collaborative products to system integrators up and down the country. Create a business strategy to grow the market share and to plan the teams expansion to drive the sales as per the agreed plan. Identify key markets for growth and look to partner with well aligned companies. The suitable candidate for this role of UK Sales Manager / UK Product Manager will need to possess the following skills and experience: Strong experience within turnkey automation and robotic integration. Ability to sell full turnkey solutions. Strong marketing experience and knowledge of the UK industrial automation and robotics market. Senior figure with strong ties to industry. Experience with marketing a product launch. Experience with growing a successful sales team. Be prepared to travel around the UK to promote the products. Package will include company car, pension, health care, eligibility to join the company. Employee Benefit Share Scheme. Salary negotiable based on experience, bonus based on performance. This role is working for a very well established company however your role will be the first aligned to this product range and as such you will be required to set the wheels in motion and grow the team in line with the agreed strategy. If you have the experience and the enthusiasm to drive this product in to the UK market then please click on the link to apply for this UK Sales Manager / UK Product Manager position. alternatively please contact on 01384 446 105

Permanent / Birmingham, West Midlands

Senior IT Engineer - MES and Hardware Support

A Senior IT Engineer with experience of 1st, 2nd and 3rd line support along with knowledge of MES (Manufacturing Execution Systems) within large scale manufacturing is required for a large automotive tier 1 manufacturer. The role of Senior IT Engineer includes the following: Provide technical assistance to end users with 1st, 2nd and 3rd line support. MSSSQL Database administration. Configuration of servers, laptops and other hardware and peripherals. Maintain MES (Manufacturing Execution System) and conduct administration support. Manage all Infrastructure, hardware, networks, servers and firewalls. On a fair rota policy, provide business critical support for out of hours faults. Work closely with Head of IT to devise efficient plans to maintain the continuity as well as the advancement of IT and infrastructure systems for manufacturing and operational excellence. The suitable candidate for Senior IT Engineer will need to possess the following skills and experience. IT support experience within manufacturing (Ideally high volume automotive) - not essential Experience with AS400 is highly desirable but not essential ITIL framework experience desirable Experience with MES Systems maintenance and administration If you are an experienced IT Engineer/ Senior IT Engineer with experience of providing 1st - 3rd line technical support and have experience with MES Systems then please get in touch. In return for your experience we can offer excellent salary and benefits working for a very large automotive manufacturer. Training and Development will be provided to however core experience of the above is essential to fulfil initial role requirements.

Permanent / Gaydon, Warwickshire
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