Manufacturing Engineer / CI Engineer


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Sector: Energy
Function: Project & Programme Management
Contact: Lee Elwell
Phone: 01384 446154
Job Ref: 67294

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Manufacturing Engineer / CI Engineer 

Location: Walsall, West Midlands

Permanent Role: Competitive Salary + Bonuses + Benefits  


We are currently recruiting for an experienced Manufacturing Engineer / CI Engineer  to work for our client at their West Midlands facility, this is an exciting role working for a leading waste battery business and would work closely with the Engineering Manager.

The Process Engineer will assist to organise, manage and plan complex lithium recycling projects for our clients facility, and the successful candidate will be joining an international business division which has delivered accelerated growth and received significant investment over the last 2 years, including inorganic acquisition to complement organic expansion, and which is robustly profitable.

Duties Include:

  • Leads all assigned project work demonstrating companies values of Sustainability & Stewardship, Candor & Transparency, Accountability & Trust, Speed & Excellence.
  • Maintain clear communication pathway between the EV department and the Site Operations teams. 
  • Engage and communicate with process operators to ensure a smooth start up and operation.
  • Uses disciplined project management and planning methodology to deliver on project outcomes and realize results.
  • Assist in creating outline tasks involved in the project and delegates accordingly.
  • Conducts cost analysis, estimating expected costs for the project.
  • Working knowledge of quality improvement methods and concepts.
  • Conducts risk assessments; reports identified risks to management; provides recommendations for mitigation of risk (including termination of the project if appropriate).
  • Communicates and collaborates with cross-functional teams to provide training and information required to promote and sell new projects, programs, and systems.
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks and projects, meet deadlines and manage to schedule.


Qualifications and Competencies:

  • Degree in technical field preferably with mechanical, electrical or chemical engineering background.
  • At least three years of related experience required. PMP, PgMP, CAPM, and/or comparable project management certifications preferred.
  • Track record for planning, executing, controlling and closing projects and the ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously with minimal supervision.
  • Technical Process Optimization experience to assist in the implementation of new technology and processes.
  • Strong skills in creating and maintaining project and program plans, including risks, actions, issues, dependencies.
  • Highly efficient in resource planning and tasks assignment
  • Knowledge of electrical sensors, instrument and control and systems integration
  • An enthusiastic, structured, and organised individual who can prioritise effectively with a ‘hands on approach’ and a desire to succeed.
  • Ability to influence key stakeholders through effective communication and positive can-do attitude.
  • Excellent communication skills and problem-solving ability.


  • Competitive base salary to be discussed with candidates on an individual basis
  • Performance based bonus scheme
  • Defined contribution pension, min 6.25% employee contribution with max 10% employer contribution of basic annual salary
  • Death in service cover of 3x salary (if member of pension scheme)
  • 25 days’ holiday plus statutory days

 Your CV will be forwarded to Jonathan Lee Recruitment, a leading engineering and manufacturing recruitment consultancy established in 1978. The services advertised by Jonathan Lee Recruitment are those of an Employment Agency. In order for your CV to be processed effectively, please ensure your name, email address, phone number and location (post code OR town OR county, as a minimum) are included.

In order for your CV to be processed effectively, please ensure your name, email address, phone number and location (post code OR town OR county, as a minimum) are included


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