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Why Jonathan Lee?

It takes a dedicated team of brilliant people to make our vision possible. We’re always looking to improve and to do this we need great people who share our values of quality, excellence and teamwork. Here at Jonathan Lee, there are no boundaries for people with ambition and enthusiasm - we’re committed to providing all employees with learning and development opportunities to support career development.   

If you’re looking for a new challenge where you’ll be encouraged to develop and learn, in a professional yet friendly environment, Jonathan Lee is the place for you.  Check out our YouTube Channel here to hear more from our team.   Send your details to Jon Blaze or call us for a confidential chat. For more information about our excellent recruitment process click here and to view our FAQs click here


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Vision, Mission & Values

VISION

To be the customer's first choice.


COLLABORATE - Our people work in partnership with clients and candidates to add value and build relationships. Teamwork is central to our culture, we invest time in understanding and in leveraging individual strengths to deliver the best resourcing solutions with confidence, expertise and empathy.

CARE - We are committed to contributing to progress in our community and to caring about our environment, to provide a brighter future for everyone.  We strive to give our people and partners a framework that encourages social connection, compassion and positivity, making work both a passion and a pleasure. 


MISSION

To deliver solutions that help people to succeed and organisations
to flourish, contributing to a better future for everyone


CREATE - Working in engineering and technology, we are inspired to
be creative in producing tailored solutions for our clients.  We celebrate innovation in our teams, encouraging  our people to be entrepreneurial, inventive and adaptable and to reach their full potential in a supportive
and solution-led culture.


COMMUNICATE - Honesty, openness and integrity underpin everything
we do. We embrace all opportunities to listen, share information, be consultative, provide advice and to  develop knowledge, intelligence
​and insight that benefits clients, candidates, contractors and co-workers.  


Company Timeline

Our Story

  • 1978

    Jonathan and Lindy Lee establish Jonathan Lee Technical Recruitment in Stourbridge, West Midlands.

    Jonathan Lee Technical Recruitment fist logo in 1978

  • 1978

    First major assignment won, working with GKN Technical Centre in Wolverhampton. 

    GKN Technical Centre in Wolverhampton

  • 1979

    The business begins to grow, taking on first Sylvia Wall and soon afterwards Jenny Oakes to support the recruitment administration activities and to ensure high quality service to the growing portfolio of clients.

  • 1980

    Knighton House in Stourbridge - Jonathan and the expanding team in the 1980's

    Jonathan buys Knighton House in Stourbridge as a new home for the technical recruitment business. Over the 1980s, the team grows to around 20, with industry experts recruited from aerospace, automotive and general engineering. 

  • 1987

    Major assignment won with Eaton Group for a senior management role, which led to our first display advert run nationally in the Sunday Times to attract candidates.​

    The Sunday Times

  • 1989

    Land Rover engages Jonathan Lee Technical Recruitment to hire an entire product engineering and development team in Solihull for the first generation of the Discovery model.

  • 1990


    To start the decade, we won a major project to support all of the management and engineering recruitment for the start-up of Toyota Manufacturing UK. 

    Having received more than 15,000 applications, the Jonathan Lee team interviewed 2,000 candidates eventually placing 178 of the first people to join the operation.

  • 1993

    Jonathan Lee Contracts Limited was formally incorporated to support the increasing need for more flexible workforce in the engineering, manufacturing and technical sectors. Our first contract placement was made at Ford Motor Company the same year.

  • 1995

    With the business growing, Jonathan invested in the renovation of a local derelict malting house in Stourbridge. The office opened in 1995 and is still our headquarters today.  

    The local derelict malting house in Stourbridge, which has become the Company's headquarters   ​​The Maltings today

  • 1996

    News article highlighting the Company's growth

    ​The team grows to 48 and the business begins offering executive search services, opening two new offices; in Basingstoke, Hampshire and Leeds, Yorkshire. 

  • 1998

    Jonathan Lee Technical Recruitment rebrands to become Jonathan Lee Recruitment Limited.  

    Newspaper Article

  • 2001

    In 2001, the strategic acquisition of XR Associates in Basildon helped us further support our clients in the South East and lead to the award of a Managed Service for Visteon UK. 

    Jonathan Lee Recruitment's Basildon office back in 2001

  • 2002

    Factura Logo

    On the back of considerable growth in demand for our executive search services, a new brand Factura was established in 2002, occupying a new office premises in Bromsgrove.

  • 2003

    In June 2003, the Directors and staff celebrated the 25th anniversary of the business with a gathering of new and old faces in Birmingham.

    Singer

  • 2005

    Offices

    The business continues to thrive and as part of our growth, we acquired recruitment firm PHDS Group, with offices in Wakefield and Leicester giving wider geographical reach.

  • 2006

    In August 2006, Jonathan Lee collaborated with another business under the banner of the Alpha Consortium and was awarded Master Vendor status for Smiths Aerospace UK.

    Smiths Aerospace Logo

    This arrangement lasted for more than 6 years, through their corporate aqcuisition from GE Aviation and Moog Aerospace, delivering more than 300 permanent placements and 500 contract assignments.

  • 2011

    Tata Motors European Technical Centre plc (TMETC) selected Jonathan Lee to be the master vendor for permanent and contract recruitment for all UK locations.   

    James Billingham of TMETC and Jonathan Lee, Chairman
    James Billingham of TMETC and Jonathan Lee, Chairman

  • 2012

    Consolidation of group brands all under the name of Jonathan Lee, including the rebranding of the executive search business Factura to Jonathan Lee Executive Search.

  • 2013

    Dubai

    Established our Consultancy Services business in Dubai offering offer knowledgeable and professional advice to companies intending to set up operations in the UAE, as well as to companies already established in the region.

  • 2015

    Jonathan Lee Design Services incorporated, based from an office in Warwick, offering digital modelling, design and styling expertise to industry.

    Jonathan Lee Design Services incorporated

  • 2018

    Our 40th anniversary year, with exciting events and articles to come throughout the year.

    Jonathan Lee Logo

    JL Anniversary Logo

Charity

Jonathan Lee ladies at a charity event

At Jonathan Lee, we are really proud of our team’s enthusiasm to support and live our values, “to contribute to the welfare of the community”. We have great fun organising and taking part in a variety of fundraising events throughout the year, promoting team work and participation to support good causes both locally and nationally.

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Tig Welder Fabricator

Job title: Tig Welder Salary Range: £20.00 to £24.00 per hour Inside (IR35) Overtime: Paid at a Premium Hours: Permanent 05:45 - 13:45 Mon - Thurs/ 05:55 - 13:00 Friday or Permanent 14:15 - 22:25 Mon - Thurs/ 13:00 - 19:00 Friday Location: Oxford 6 month role working for a leading high-tech precision engineering company supplying products into industries such as Transport & Rail, Equipment manufacturers, Fusion & Nuclear, Healthcare and Renewables 3 Tig Welders are required with experience and knowledge of TIG welding and understanding information prescribed within weld procedure specifications (WPS). Candidates with MIG welding, experience working with pressure vessels, Dye Pen, CSWIP or PCN2 qualifications will be well received. Due to increased business requirements the facility in Oxford is looking for 3 Tig Welders to work with highly skilled colleagues in an innovative and collaborative team. As a Tig welder you will be required to: Predominantly Tig weld Gain and maintain Tig welding codes Understand information prescribed within weld procedure specifications (WPS). Undergo some no welding duties such as forming, grinding and operating overhead cranes The Tig Welder should have the following skills or experience: Extensive experience of TIG welding in a manufacturing environment alongside a selection of fabrication techniques. Any additional experience of MIG welding and working with pressure vessels would be advantageous, as would Dye Pen, CSWIP or PCN2 qualifications Self motivated and flexible in your approach, you will have excellent communication skills and thrive working in a fast paced, solutions orientated environment This is an excellent opportunity for anyone with a Tig Welding background. In return for your experience, this Oxford based manufacturer will offer you: 6 month contract £20.00 to £24.00 per hour  37 hour week plus overtime  Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon. Apply now If you have a background in Tig welding within a precision manufacturing business. If you have any questions about the Tig Welding role, please contact Matt Johnson at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384 446116 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 Contracts are those of an Employment Business.

Contract / Abingdon

EC&I Engineer

Job title:              EC&I Engineer     Salary Range:    £35.00 - £40.00 per hour(umbrella or LTD)                             Outside IR35    Hours:                  37.5-hour week     Location:             Bolton 6 month rolling contract working for a leading defence design and development client.     Two SC Cleared EC&I Engineers are required with knowledge and proficient experience in Autocad Electrical carrying out the delivery of all discipline design and engineering to meet the requirements of the Concept Design Review & Preliminary Design Review Gate. The EC&I Engineer roles are hands-on design based roles with a degree of team leadership within discipline.    EC&I Engineers with knowledge and experience working on defence/nuclear projects would would be well received. Due to ongoing new projects this client based in Bolton requires 2 dynamic, leading EC&I Engineers to work on a 6-month rolling contract basis. As an EC&I Engineer, you will be required to: To be the main interface between senior management and hands-on design Prepare supporting design calculations and specifications to substantiate design. Development of designs to satisfy technical specifications, in liaison with client and project team. Check standard design calculations of designers and other engineers within the team. Actively contribute to design reviews, safety reviews (Risk Assessments and HAZOP’s) from technical standpoint. Produce design documentation throughout the design process including scope of works; design calculations; method statements; risk assessments; technical files and other technical documentation to comply with design standards; safety legislation / regulatory requirements and the needs of the client. Ensure quality and delivery of design documentation throughout the design phases. Compliance with safety and statutory regulations (e.g. CDM; CE etc) Develop cost effective technical solutions. Demonstrable competence gained in a design delivery position. Design delivery in discipline specific area through conceptual; preliminary and detail design phases. Knowledge of design standards and design based risk assessment would be an advantage. The Electrical Fitter should have the following skills or experience: SC Clearance is essential. Candidates without SC clearance will not be considered Preferably degree qualified within a relevant area of the discipline though not essential. Minimum HNC qualification or equivalent gained within a relevant area of the discipline Autocad Electrical – must be proficient Autodesk inventor experience (minimal) would be a bonus but not essential Industry experience within Nuclear / Defence would be idea This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced EC&I Engineer. In return for your experience, this Bolton based defence design and development specialist will offer you: 6 month rolling contract position 37.5 hour working wee £35.00 - £40.00 per hour(umbrella or LTD) Outside IR35  Great working conditions Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon. If you are an SC Cleared EC&I Engineer and want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the EC&I Engineer role , please contact Matt Johnson at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384 446116 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 Contracts are those of an Employment Business.

Contract / Bolton

Electrical Design Software Engineer

Job title:                             Electrical Design and Software Engineer                    Salary Range:                    Competitive Hours:                                38 hours per week Location:                            Nelson, Lancashire Permanent role working for a worldwide design and supply of automation equipment and systems organisation.      The company designs, manufactures, assembles, installs and commissions sophisticated systems worldwide and has reputation within the industry for getting it right first time. An Electrical Design and Software Engineer is required with knowledge of electrical design, PLC, HMI and SCADA programming. Candidates with knowledge of PLC programming (typical Allen Bradley, Mitsubishi, Siemens), Robot programming (typical ABB, Motoman), SCADA programming (typical RSView32, WinCC, MX4) and Human machine interface HMI programming (typical FactoryTalk, WinCC, E Designer, Proface) would be well received. Due to expansion within the design team this Lancashire based client requires a dynamic, leading Electrical Design Software Engineer on a permanent basis.  As an Electrical Design Software Engineer, you will be required to: PLC programming (typical Allen Bradley, Mitsubishi, Siemens) Robot programming (typical ABB, Motoman) SCADA programming (typical RSView32, WinCC, MX4 Human machine interface HMI programming (typical FactoryTalk, WinCC, E Designer, Proface) Electrical design schematic and panel design using of AutoCAD Organise and carry out electrical installations and document correctly Organise Health and Safety on site Liaise with customers and provide telephone support Carry out risk Assessments and Method Statements Order and organise site materials Provides leadership and direction to engineers within the electrical installation team Build and maintain good working relationships with staff and subcontractors Carry out installation testing and document correctly Creation of machine technical manuals Work in the UK and overseas The Electrical Design Software Engineer should have the following skills or experience: HNC or HND in Electrical Engineering or Equivalent Electrical Engineering Design experience (Power supply, moving parts, multiple components) Fully competent in the use of AutoCAD Programming within the Process and Manufacturing Industry Servo systems Design of software control systems from customer user requirement specification Design of software control systems from process and instrumentation diagram (P&ID) Set-up and test of software projects to factory acceptance stage Commissioning of special software projects Production of operator manuals and operational specifications Strong verbal and written communication skills Ability to deliver works against project timeframes You must have your own transport and valid driving license This is an excellent opportunity for anyone with knowledge of Electrical Design software engineering within automation. In return for your experience, this Nelson based automation specialist will offer you: Full time permanent contract 38 hour working week.    Pension company contribution 25 days holiday plus 8 statutory days Great working conditions Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon. If you have knowledge of Electrical Design software engineering within the automation field and want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the Electrical Design Software Engineer role, please contact Matt Johnson at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384 446116 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.

Permanent / Nelson

Electrical Production Engineer

Job title:                              Electrical Production Engineer        Salary Range:                    Competitive Hours:                                  37.5-hour week Location:                             Worcester, Worcestershire   Permanent role working for a worldwide advanced technology solutions manufacturing organisation.     An Electrical Production Engineer is required with knowledge of PLC’s, inverter drive systems, electrical circuit drawings & ladder diagrams to fault find using electrical diagnostics I/O & PLCs. Candidates with knowledge of electrical inspection & test methods, understanding of hydraulic & pneumatic systems to aid with fault finding and ability to make process & productivity improvements would be well received. Due to expansion this Worcester based client requires a dynamic, leading Electrical Production Engineer on a permanent basis to add to a team of 4. As an Electrical Production Engineer, you will be required to: Provide technical support to the production departments on electrical systems 50% office and 50% liaising within production and design Quickly resolving machine breakdowns and line stoppages Test & evaluate of new machines including functional checking Electrical validation of new option design Preparing modification requests for the design changes (cable length changes etc..) The specification, design & commissioning of test rigs Preparation of electrical assembly process documents & check sheets Identifying risks and implementing safety improvements Technical support to the Service & QA departments, requiring occasional field trips The Electrical Production Engineer should have the following skills or experience: Electrical Apprenticeship Trained (Technician Level) ONC or HNC in Electrical/Electronic Engineering Graduate Engineers Considered. Self-motivation & good time management Good communication skills A sound grasp of electrical engineering principles An understanding of PLC’s Knowledge of inverter drive systems Ability to read & interpret electrical circuit drawings & ladder diagrams Fault finding skills using electrical diagnostics I/O & PLC Risk assessment & an appreciation of health & safety requirements Defining & documenting assembly procedures Project planning & project management Knowledge of electrical inspection & test methods Understanding of hydraulic & pneumatic systems to aid with fault finding An ability to make process & productivity improvements The ability to operate CNC machinery This is an excellent opportunity for anyone with knowledge of Electrical Production engineering within a manufacturing company for NPI and current production. In return for your experience, this Worcester based manufacturer will offer you: Full time permanent contract 37.5 hour working week with an early finish on Fridays  Very Competitive Salary plus overtime Pension (8% company contribution Health insurance x4 salary life assurance 25 days holiday plus 8 statutory days Great working conditions Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon. If you have knowledge of Electrical Production engineering within the manufacturing field and want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the Electrical Production Engineer, please contact Matt Johnson at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384 446116 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.

Permanent / Worcestershire

Graduate Recruitment Consultant

We’re looking for enthusiastic, results-driven graduates who have the desire to be part of our next generation of recruitment professionals at our offices in either Stourbridge or Warwick.  The roles are full-time, permanent positions and your career journey will begin with a 12 month structured training and development programme, resulting in an industry-recognised qualification.   What are we looking for? You get out what you put in when you work in recruitment and to be successful in our world, you need to have a lot of energy and drive, be resilient, confident and have a desire to be the best at what you do. There are no boundaries at Jonathan Lee for people with ambition and enthusiasm.  We want people who can solve problems for our clients, provide the very best service to our clients and candidates and who operate with honesty and integrity. We are looking for: Great communication skills High energy and drive Curiosity and eagerness to learn about the sectors we operate in 2:1 or higher degree qualification   What will you be doing? Working with an assigned mentor for your first 12 months, you will be responsible for generating new business, sourcing, screening and placing candidates into roles with our clients.  The programme will give you all the skills you need to be successful delivered through: A comprehensive induction to help you get to know us Study for a Cert RP qualification, covering all aspects of best-practise and ethical recruitment One to one coaching External training and workshops   What will you get? Basic salary of £21,000 to £23,000 ( with OTE up to £30k in year 1) Structured commission scheme Pension Life Assurance     Why Jonathan Lee? Our mission is to provide recruitment and sourcing solutions that help people to succeed and organisations to flourish, contributing to a better future for everyone. We take our corporate social responsibility seriously and have a charity committee that supports local and national causes. We specialise in engineering, manufacturing and technology recruitment and so you’ll be dealing with people at the cutting edge of innovation and have the opportunity to visit our clients to see their exciting work. We’ve been around since 1978 and have evolved over time, investing in our people. We see recruitment as a career, not just a job and all of our senior leadership team started with us as consultants and have progressed. If you want to join a great team and be part of the future of recruitment and innovation in the UK,  apply today. 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.

Permanent / Stourbridge

Electrical Design Engineer

Job title: Electrical Design Engineer           Salary Range: £25.60 per hour (Inside IR35 - Umbrella) Hours:                  37.5-hour week Monday to Thursday onsite   Location: Belfast, N Ireland    12 month contract working for a leading Equipment manufacturer.        An Electrical Design Engineer is required with experience and knowledge of designing and defining processes, NPIs, concept and design of electrical engineering products for release to production in a manner to ensure products provide superior performance, best cost, durability, quality and serviceability.  Candidates with experience and knowledge of ePlan, electrical installation standards, industrial controls, MCCs and switchboards will be well received. Due to increased business requirements the facility in Larne, Belfast is looking for an Electrical Design Engineer to work within the electric power engineering team. The Electrical Design Engine   er is to undergo a 12month contract role. As an Electrical Design Engineer, you will be required to: Interpretation of consultant drawings & specifications. Development of new products and components. Prepare submittal documentation for projects and meet with customers to discuss project requirements and review submittals. Design of controls and protection for generators, motors and related equipment. Specification and requisition of components and services. Create bill of materials. Provide technical support to Manufacturing and Sales Departments. Receives general direction but exercises discretion as to personal work details. Plan and execute as needed to accomplish assigned individual tasks to meet expectations (cost, quality, delivery). Assumes responsibility of all assigned work. Work as a member of a project team, maintain project schedule, attend project meetings, and keep electrical manager informed of status, and complete required project metrics and design documentation. Assist with product testing and/or evaluation when appropriate. Remain current in technology developments and industry standards. Assist with the development and updating of procedures, design guides and instruction manuals. The Electrical Design Engineer should have the following skills or experience: A Degree, or equivalent, in Electrical Engineering or relevant discipline and 4 years relevant experience, (Lower academic qualifications may be considered if extensive experience in a relevant product development role, e.g. design, test, commissioning, etc can be demonstrated). Experience of product development with a sound technical background and a good knowledge of current engineering design practice. Experience in the use of ePlan, AutoCad, or similar design packages. Knowledge of electrical installation standards, industrial controls, MCCs and switchboards is advantageous. This is an excellent opportunity for anyone with an Electrical Design background. In return for your experience, this Belfast based manufacturer will offer you: 12-month contract position £25.60 per hour (umbrella) 37.5-hour per week over 4 days Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon. Apply now If you have a background in electrical design engineering within a high-volume manufacturing business. If you have any questions about the Electrical Design Engineers role, please contact Matt Johnson at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384 446116 An Electrical Design Engineer is required with experience and knowledge of designing and defining processes, NPIs, concept and design of electrical engineering products for release to production in a manner to ensure products provide superior performance, best cost, durability, quality, and serviceability.   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 Contracts are those of an Employment Business.

Contract / Larne

NPD Application Engineer

Job title:                              NPD Application Engineer                 Salary Range:                    Competitive (inside IR35) Hours:                                  37.5-hour week Location:                             Peterborough 12 month rolling contract working for a worldwide manufacturer of leather products supplying recycled leather to multiple industries ranging from transport to footwear, across more than 50 countries.     An NPD Application Engineer is required with knowledge of leading initial design of appropriate materials within automotive NPD projects, customer liaison through technical communication, understanding of the VOC, Industry/Automotive knowledge of material testing requirements both physical and VIAQ. Candidates with knowledge of seat builds, lamination or perforation lines, knowledge of Colour and Gloss specific customer requirements would be well received. Due to expansion this Peterborough based client requires a dynamic, leading NPD Application Engineer on 12 month rolling basis. As an NPD Application Engineer, you will be required to: Meet companies SHE standards Lead the initial design of appropriate materials within automotive NPD projects Understand and analyse industry trends to inform future developments Liaise with suppliers of outsourced processes Liaise with customers on companies product usage within customer designs, resolving potential issues/barriers for use Own product specification and write go to market packages Liaise with internal stakeholders and test-houses to deliver development activities. Expand company product range to incorporate new grains and colours Meet companies Quality and SHE policies and targets in day-to- day activities Adhere to companies Environmental, Health & Safety, & Quality processes to uphold QMS accreditations. The NPD Application Engineer should have the following skills or experience: Customer liaison through technical communication, with understanding of the VOC Industry/Automotive knowledge of material testing requirements both physical and VIAQ Data analysis of testing results, leading to development of a go to market package Presentation skills Key Account management, dealing with customer complaints Previous experience of working in TS environment Eye for Detail of what is important to customer Able to manage projects and be an effective contributor to multidisciplinary teams Experience of competitor analysis Desirable: Experience of customer specific Upholsterabilty requirements Knowledge of different Seat builds Experience on a Lamination or perforation line Knowledge of Colour and Gloss specific customer requirements Industrial working group background Customer focussed – prompt and appropriate multi-level and cross functional communication with internal stakeholders and suppliers, developing professional relationships Leadership – leading by example to manage projects cross functionally Quality systems and management – clear understanding of the requirements and needs of standards and customers Technical understanding – able to work within a technical, customer and regulatory environment dealing with varying complexity level issues Flexibility and resilience – able to deal with varying levels of work and demand within the needs of the business Team working – cooperate and collaborate effectively across departments and functions This is an excellent opportunity for anyone with knowledge of Automotive, Rail or Aerospace seating applications. In return for your experience, this Peterborough based manufacturer will offer you: 12 month rolling contract 37.5 hour working week   Very Competitive Salary plus overtime Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon. If you have knowledge of Automotive, Rail or Aerospace seating applications within the manufacturing field and want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the NPD Application Engineer role, please contact Matt Johnson at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384 446116 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 Contracts are those of an Employment Business.

Contract / Peterborough

Recruitment Consultant

Recruitment Consultant £Competitive plus benefits Canvey Island Technology / Manufacturing / Engineering / Technical An excellent opportunity for an experienced Recruitment Consultant to join an established team in our new Canvey Island office, developing business and providing support for both new and existing clients within our acknowledged industries; Technical, Engineering and Manufacturing, as well as those that can support our continued diversification strategy. We are keen to hear from Recruitment Consultants that wish to further develop their careers and have the opportunity for P and L responsibilities and growing a team. As a Recruitment Consultant you will be responsible for: Developing new and existing client relationships, up-selling and cross-selling our suite of complimentary services in line with agreed fee targets, utilising your negotiation skills to agree terms of business and fee arrangements. Identifying and qualifying target clients that align with our business growth strategy, attending client visits and preparing written proposals. Delivering a complete recruitment process, managing client and candidate expectations throughout and providing solutions to recruitment challenges. Attracting suitable candidates through writing appropriate adverts, utilising relevant websites/social media, utilising our internal database or using your professional network of contacts. Interviewing candidates to evaluate their suitability. Attending networking events and exhibitions to promote the Jonathan Lee Recruitment brand Successful applicants should have the following skills or experience: Permanent and/or contract recruitment experience Retained or exclusive assignment experience useful Strong relationship building skills Competitive drive and determination to succeed against your KPI's and performance targets This is a challenging and rewarding role with real growth potential for the right individual based on success and delivery. Jonathan Lee Recruitment has been providing recruitment and associated services to our clients who range from SME's to high profile OEM's within the automotive, aerospace, defence and aviation, general engineering, commercial and manufacturing industries for over 40 years. We are immensely proud of our highly experienced and professional team and work hard to ensure that we nurture a climate of industry excellence alongside a dedicated socially responsible framework. We want great people to join our business who share our values of quality, service excellence and teamwork but can also bring their own skills, knowledge and experience to the table. In return for your experience, Jonathan Lee Recruitment will offer you: £Competitive Pension Commission and Bonus Car Allowance Hybrid working Team Incentives 25 Days Holidays (Plus options to Buy and Sell Holiday) If you have experience as a Recruitment Consultant and you want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the Recruitment Consultant role, please contact Paul Branton at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01268 455525. 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.

Permanent / Canvey Island

PLC Programmer

Job title:                            PLC Programmer                   Salary Range:                    £35,000 to £40,000 per annum   Hours:                                8:00 – 16.30pm Monday to Thursday                                            8:00 – 14:30pm Friday   Location:                            Slough, Berkshire Permanent role working for a global design and manufacturing organisation within the UV Sector.      The company designs, manufactures, assembles, installs and commissions photochemical equipment’s and systems worldwide supplying into the pharmaceutical and fine chemical industries. A PLC programmer is required to develop new PLC control system designs, maintain and update current software using electrical schematics and Control Philosophy/FDS. Candidates with Allen Bradley PLCs Mirco 800, Compactlogix, HMI coding, EMC testing, Prince 2 and embedded C/C++ would be well received. Due to expansion within the automation team this Slough based client requires a dynamic, leading PLC Programmer on a permanent basis.  As a PLC Programmer, you will be required to: PLC programming with Allen Bradley PLCs Allen Bradley Mirco800 PLC control system designs and maintaining current software up to date using electrical schematics and Control Philosophy/FDS. Testing of electrical/electronic and control systems, producing detailed design, programming of Allen Bradley (AB) PLCs and HMIs. On site commissioning of special projects when required Developing and maintaining our range of equipment using Allen Bradley PLCs Micro800, CompactLogix and associated HMIs by writing well-structured PLC/HMI code Creating function blocks in structured text and ladder logic, taking forward our intuitive HMI style across all our platforms Able to work with senior management and develop a clear to understand Control philosophy and when agreed a detailed FDS leading to clear concise software An understanding of how to integrate the system into customer’s overall control system using Ethernet and Modbus protocols Help troubleshoot issues with software and hardware in Test department Reporting, communicating and working with other departments as a team Planning and managing own projects and work packages Commissioning and start-up of larger special projects when service need assistance Provide Tier 3 software support to colleagues and customers when required The PLC Programmer should have the following skills or experience: Bachelor’s degree in Electrical and Electronic Engineering or Controls based qualification 2-3 years’ experience, knowledge and understanding in PLC programming and controls industry Good knowledge of Allen Bradley PLCs Good knowledge or Compactlogix and associated HMIs Good project management and problem-solving skills Give ideas and new concepts to improve the products Good communication skills Be able to read and understand electrical and control schematics You must have your own transport and valid driving license Additional but not essential Firmware engineering and experience in embedded C/C++ and other visual language Project Management tools like PRINCE 2 or similar EMC testing experience Be flexible and able to work to meet tight deadlines and work on multiple projects/tasks Good understanding of water/process engineering Fault finding and be able to work comfortably up to 480Vac Work with technical author and test team in the development of test protocols for production and FAT tests This is an excellent opportunity for anyone with knowledge of PLC Programming with Allen Bradley PLCs. In return for your experience, this Slough based manufacturer will offer you: Full time permanent contract 38 hour working week £35,000 to £40,000 per annum   Pension company contribution 25 days holiday plus 8 statutory days Great working conditions Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon. If you have knowledge of PLC Programming within the automation field and want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the PLC Programmer role, please contact Matt Johnson at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384 446116 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.

Permanent / Slough
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