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Why Jonathan Lee?

With 40 years of working with global industry leaders, we are immensely proud of our history. Our reputation for excellent service has allowed us to continually achieve strong year-on-year growth.

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.  

Send your details to Kate Barnard 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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Jonathan Lee's JL logo on a grey background

Vision, Mission & Values

Vision

To be the customer first choice.

Mission

To provide the best resourcing solutions through fully understanding, communicating and meeting the needs of our clients, candidates and colleagues.

Values
  • To create an environment where professionalism, friendliness, openness, honesty and mutual support flourish.
  • To engender a creative and entrepreneurial approach, well controlled but not stifled by procedure.
  • To recruit, develop, train and retain people of high calibre and high potential.
  • To recognise and reward both effort and results.
  • To have a style which allows people the maximum amount of self expression and flexibility of operating to realise their full fee earning potential whilst working hard for each other in a teamwork environment.
  • To continue to be a caring employer striving to provide a secure future.
  • To contribute to the welfare of the community.

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.

Latest Jobs

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Mechanical Systems Engineer

Systems Engineer Contract Japan Aerospace We are looking for a Systems Engineer to join an innovative aerospace development team, the successful candidate will be joining to perform mechanical systems engineering for an overseas aerospace client. Successful candidates will have an extensive knowledge of CS/FAR Part 25 regulations and compliance, preferably related to flight controls and landing gear systems. The role is based in Japan and is envisioned to last between 12 to 18 months. Responsibilities of the Systems Engineer will include the following: Supplier coordination, document reviews (including QTRs) Creation of system description and system analysis documents Investigation and root cause analysis of hydro-mechanical systems Supporting our clients in certification and compliance to CS/FAA requirements Supporting certification test planning activities and documentation Preparation of certification test reports and certification summary documentation Managing the offload of work to a UK based team of systems The Systems Engineershould have the following skills or knowledge: New equipment/system design and development for civil aircraft programmes. Certification planning and certification summary/compliance CS/FAR 25 Regulations Flight Control Systems, hydraulic Power and Landing Gear Systems This is an excellent opportunity to work on an exciting overseas project that will include: Competitive daily or hourly rate Paid travel and accommodation Generous subsistence allowance whilst working on assignment. Interviews for the Systems Engineerwill commence with immediate effect with a view to starting as soon as possible. For further information on this position please contact Tom Duckett at Jonathan Lee Recruitment. 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 / Japan

STRESS ENGINEER

Stress Engineer Gloucester Aerospace Permanent We are looking for a Stress Engineer to join an innovative aerospace development team, the successful candidate will be joining to perform analysis, calculation and simulation of environmental and physical conditions that an aircraft undergoes in flight. Responsibilities of the Stress Engineer will include the following: Perform stress, flutter and fatigue calculations for all departments by means of analytical and numerical (FEM) simulations and CFD analysis. Develop and implement routines for precise prediction of CFRP failure of complex aircraft structures Work on specific projects at multiple times and create reports for management Responsible for numerical modelling, pre-processing, conduction of simulations / calculations and post-processing of the results. The Stress Engineershould have the following skills or experience: Hold an MSc./M.Eng. or PhD in Aerospace Engineering, Techno-mathematics, Physics or a related field Significant experience in a similar position with aerospace expertise. Exceptional knowledge in one of the following: Flutter Vibration Stress Fatigue Aero acoustics Simulation and Modelling Experience in FE Modelling of Aerospace Structures (Nastran/Patran) Knowledge of programming languages and tools (Matlab, Simulink, FORTRAN) This is an excellent opportunity to develop your career working with an ambitious, highly technical company. In return for your experience, this Bristol based company will offer you: A highly competitive salary & benefits package. The opportunity to work on cutting edge projects Interviews for the Stress Engineerwill commence with immediate effect with a view to starting as soon as possible. For further information on this position please contact Tom Duckett at Jonathan Lee Recruitment. 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 / Bristol

Electrical Design Engineer

Due to continued growth this provider of electrical & process control services to industrial, commercial and agricultural industries is looking to recruit an experienced Electrical Design Engineer. Salary: Circa £35 - £50,000 plus benefits Suitable for: Electrical Design Engineer, Controls Engineer, Control Systems Engineer, PLC Programmer, Project Manager The successful Electrical Design Engineer will take the design concept from the initial user required specification and produce electrical documentation for control panel systems, instrumentation and electrical installation. To see the project through to in house testing and verification. Key Responsibilities: To produce all design documentation for assigned project in accordance with customer requirements including customer design specifications, IO schedules & electrical drawings. To cover electrical, instrumentation and control. To produce a Functional Design Specification (FDS) from the User Requirement Specification (URS). Design of control systems in accordance with approved design documents using a formal structured approach. Design of machinery safety systems. To aid project management of each assigned job – to organise labour, organise materials and sign off keeping within the specified time frame. To program PLC & HMI systems in accordance with approved design documents using a formal structured approach. To fully document any design / spec modifications. To manage technical documentation and production of O&M manuals. Liaise with customer’s representatives and attend technical meetings as required. To assist Project Manager with project resource, schedule, costs and administrative tasks. Background and experience: Qualifications Electrical Competency Qualification 18th Edition BS7671 ATEX Design BSEN 60079 JiB CSCS Card (Gold Card) Experience 4 years plus design experience on electrical installation and instrumentation/control systems Design of Control Systems, PLCs, Instrumentation & Controls Dealing with client face to face Knowledge CAD based drawing package (ideally EPlan) Instrumentation BS7671 BS60204 Design Experience Other design specs, standards etc Control & Instrumentation Automation Please apply as soon as possible to be considered for this exciting Electrical Design Engineer role. 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 / Ipswich

Electrical Vehicle Technician

Job title: 5 Electrical Vehicle Fitters/Technicians Salary Range: £18.00 - £20.00 per hour Hours: 06:00 - 18:00 Monday to Thursday 06:00 - 13:30 Friday Location: Telford, Shropshire 2- 3 month rolling contract working for a leading vehicle manufacturing business 5 electrical vehicle fitters are required with knowledge of electrically fitting, building, maintaining, servicing and converting commercial vehicles. Candidates with experience of auto electrics and electrical assembly would be well received. Due to a large order this client based in Telford requires 5 experienced, dynamic, leading electrical vehicle fitters with fitting, maintaining, servicing and converting experience to undergo a 2-3 month rolling contract role. As an electrical vehicle fitter you will be required to: Electrically install, convert, wire and fit commercial vehicles ensuring health and safety requirements are met and provide advice on Electrical Regulations. Highlight any quality issues and support problem solving activity with Production, Production Engineering and Design Engineering. To learn and carry out a range of jobs within manufacturing, to assemble a wide variety of components within a vehicle. To read electrical and engineering drawings and layouts. To assess electrical problems, have the ability to diagnose faults, isolate the issue and solve it, or support the Design Engineering team/ External Electrical Expert (i.e. Suppliers) in its resolution. To look at electrical grids, evaluate problems. And make sure correct installation. Demonstrate good manual dexterity. Determine size and capacity of wires and cables; use of hand tools and handle small components The Vehicle Fitter should have the following skills or experience: Qualification in High Voltage: IEE 18 th or 17 th edition City and Guilds Good knowledge of health and safety practices, in particular electrical regulations NVQ level 3 in vehicle mechanics(desirable) Inspection and Testing(desirable) PAT certificate(desirable) This is an excellent opportunity for anyone with knowledge of electrically fitting vehicles. In return for your experience, this Telford manufacturer will offer you: 2- 3 month rolling contract position £18.00 - £20.00 per hour 06:00 - 18:00 Monday to Thursday 06:00 - 13:30 Friday Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon. If you have knowledge of electrical vehicle fitting on commercial vehicles, HGVs or PSV and you want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the electrical vehicle Fitter 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 / Telford

Mechanical Design Engineer

Mechanical Design Engineer Location: Lichfield Industry/Sector: Automation A new Mechanical Design Engineer is required within an established and growing company. The new candidate will be joining a strong, highly motivated and successful team, who will play a critical role in the progression of the business. We are looking for an extremely motivated candidate, a highly enthusiastic individual who is passionate about their work and can develop and grow within the role. The role of the Mechanical Design Engineer will include the following: Conceptual design, prototyping and testing of new products Continuous improvement / value engineering of existing products Provision of test support Delivery of technical training Liaison with suppliers on technical aspects of integration of new products in to product range Compile supporting technical documentation The suitable candidate for the Mechanical Design Engineer role will need to possess the following competences: Relevant degree or demonstrable experience working in a relevant product design and development environment. Experienced Solidworks user. Knowledge of materials and manufacturing processes Design of mechanical and electromechanical devices (e.g. small gear boxes etc.) Project management of whole product development cycle Design development from concept to series production Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon. If you have knowledge of mechanical design and automation and you want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the Mechanical Design Engineer role, please contact Ed Smith at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384 446133 or email ed.smith@jonlee.co.uk. 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 / Lichfield

Maintenance Engineer

Job Title: Facilities Maintenance Engineer Location: Bristol Salary: Negotiable Dependant on Experience Overview: We are currently recruiting for an experienced Facilities Maintenance Engineer to work for our client at their site in Avonmouth, they are looking for an enthusiastic and motivated individual to join their busy team and looking for someone to assist with their onsite facilities works. Key Duties: The role will be covering a wide range of facilities maintenance tasks and would require an experienced hands-on buildings facilities maintenance engineer to assist. The role will be developing the current sites FM and PPM schedule to enable full site compliance and maintenance efficiency. The role will include performing routine PPM checks across site; Review existing and Procure new specialist FM contractors where necessary; Scheduling and Permitting of contractors attending site. With experience of project management for small scale facilities and buildings improvement projects within an operational environment an advantage. The role also has the potential to assist engineering functions on and offsite with possible overseas travel from time to time. Knowledge and Skills Required: Microsoft Office experience – Excel, word, outlook, FM scheduler software an advantage L8 awareness trained and legal compliance City & Guilds or 17th Edition Electrical Desirable Asbestos awareness trained desirable Good understanding of Commercial health and safety, permitting of works and safe systems of works. AC, LEV, FGas, Security, fire/smoke detection systems. Drivers Licence + Mewps licence preferred If you are interested in applying for this role or would like more information please contact Lee Elwell on 01384 446 154 (Direct Line) or 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. 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 / Bristol

Plant Operator

Role: Plant Operator Location: Dudley Salary: £29,218 p/a Purpose of Job: Control and monitor operations of the boilers and turbine to ensure the optimum generation of steam. Duties and Key Responsibilities: Operational: Report and monitor all functions associated with the operation of the plant turbine, boilers, and coordination of incoming and outgoing waste. To maintain a steady control of the above by measuring temperature flow, pressure readings from the turbine/boiler, control systems and gauges. Accurately report readings and log daily operations in the shift log for continued monitoring and shift changeovers. Effectively react to planned and unplanned (i.e. emergency) repairs, blockages and changes in the plant central systems. Promptly react to system alarms/protocols to secure areas of the plant if/as required. Monitoring all areas of the plant from the control room. This includes, operating the overhead crane for the systematic removal of waste, and accessing all areas of the plant (from height to ground levels) to check instruments, gauges, and to take readings and take actions as required. Fulfil the role of Plant Attendant if/when required. This includes, (and is not limited to) the loading and unloading of vehicles, use of the Fork Lift Truck (FLT) for the fitting and removal of Big Bags. Ensure plant cleaning schedules are fulfilled to a satisfactory standard. Working at height and in confined spaces. Health & Safety: Maintain a high standard of housekeeping on the plant at all times. Demonstrate safe working practices in line with the Company’s Health and Safety policy and procedures. Active involvement in fire drills and evacuation exercises. Reporting to the relevant levels of management any contravention of statutory and companies Safe working practices, this includes reporting accidents and incidents. As a minimum requirement to work towards acting as designated person within the Company’s Permit to Work (PTW) system. Highlight any necessary changes required within Plant Operating Instructions (POI’s), and Risk Assessments. Build and maintain strong working relationships with all departments. The above duties are not exhaustive. The job holder will also be required to carry out other ad hoc duties that are necessary. Competencies: Understanding of operating and monitoring boiler and steam turbine plants. Qualifications in the use of Fork Lift Truck (FLT). Experience of Front Loading Shovel (FLS) vehicle also advantageous. A current first aid qualification would be desirable. Other information: Any overtime worked between Monday to Saturday qualifies for Overtime payment of Time plus one half (1.5), Overtime on Sundays and Bank holidays is payable at double time (2.0) Holidays - the holiday runs from Jan to Dec and is payable in hours (168 hours), plus 2 hours accrued each week as lieu hours (104 hours) Pension Scheme - The Company pay up to 6% to match employee contributions. The other alternative is auto enrolment. Profit Share bonus Scheme. If you are interested in applying for this role or would like more information please contact Lee Elwell on 01384 446 154 (Direct Line) or 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. 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 / Dudley

DAT Electronics Applications Engineer

DAT Electronics Applications Engineer - 52990 £Negotiable Basildon Automotive An DAT Electronics Applications Engineer is required with experience in electrical or electronic systems, hardware and/or software. This company based in Basildon requires a DAT Electronics Applications Engineer to design and release the latest Safety & Driver Assist electronics components, software and features for Commercial Vehicle applications for a new contract role. As a DAT Electronics Applications Engineer you will be required to carry out the following tasks: Develop product and feature definitions, assumptions and targets with Marketing, Program Planning and Program Management. Lead engineering tasks to support programme milestones and gateways Design, develop, integrate and test hardware and software to meet feature and system specification requirements, to program targets (cost, weight and timing). Lead sourcing with Purchasing, Finance and Cost Estimating. Project manage high volume electronics suppliers to deliver the required engineering development and testing support. Support packaging of sensors and ECUs meeting functional design rules in CAD and associated DPA requirements. Lead compatibility review process, cascading requirements to interfacing components and modules Support latest software processes, CAN message lists, Netcom, signal database development, cyber security and Autosar. Plan and coordinate design verification and validation testing to support engineering sign off gateways (HiL, SiL, Buck, Vehicle) Support prototype builds and production launches at vehicle assembly plants. Support manufacturing requirements, diagnostics and EOL compatibility. Lead investigations and resolutions for any test failures, launch issues and customer quality concerns. Support programme meetings, monitor delivery performance and conduct weekly status report-outs to management to forums. Use lessons learnt, quality data, and FMA tools for continuous improvement. The DAT Electronics Applications Engineer should have the following skills or experience: Demonstrate the application and deployment of design methodologies, engineering processes and quality tools. Excellent knowledge of Word, Excel, Outlook and PC based apps. Project management skills with a thorough attention to detail. Able to demonstrate initiative, perseverance, and liaison skills. Experience in electrical or electronic systems, hardware and/or software. Experience of OEM product development processes. The candidate must have:- a valid driving license for use in the UK, mainland Europe, and the ability to travel, without restriction, to mainland Europe and to any other Company development sites or Manufacturing locations worldwide. Relevant Automotive, or Engineering degree. This is an excellent opportunity for anyone with experience of systems engineering/ vehicle testing/ automotive electronics to develop your career. In return for your experience, this Basildon based automotive company will offer you: Negotiable salary depending on experience If you have any questions about the DAT Electronics Applications Engineer role or would like to apply, please contact Tina Field at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01268 889259 Unfortunately candidates requiring visa sponsorship CANNOT be considered for this role. To apply you MUST have either an EU/UK passport or a Visa that does not require sponsorship 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 / Basildon

Finance Business Partner and Analyst - 36416

Ref: 36416 Title: Finance Business Partner and Analyst Division: Finance Contract Position based at: Gaydon Position Description: Finance Business Partner & Analyst required to be responsible for proactively partnering the business to identify opportunities and risks to delivery of the future programmes and reporting financials status. Specifically, this role will be responsible for financial control of prototypes for upcoming future car lines at the heart of our business plan. Robust analysis into costs at a part level and overall programme level will be required to report out within finance and to the wider engineering community. Skills Required: Previous business partnering experience Strong commercial acumen Strong Excel and analytical skills Experience Required: Proven track record as a finance business partner, ideally gained within a large complex organization Strong commercial business acumen Good communication, mediation and influencing skills Proactive problem solver Ability to identify anomalies in data and interpret implications for both finance and non-finance professionals Ability to work independently and in a team environment Keeps up to date with industry trends, and uses insight to inform decision making and influence others Continuous improvement mind set with the ability to proactively identify and resolve issues using innovation Self-directed, works without the need for supervision Resilient and good under pressure Ability to work at pace within a complex matrix structure and an agile workplace Self-driven learner with an appetite for continuous professional and personal development Meticulous attention to detail is required and the ability to confidently challenge business partners. Continuous improvement mindset required, identifying opportunities wherever possible to streamline and document processes and drive the JLR Customer First principles and behaviours. Education Required: Recognised financial qualification (CIMA, ACA, ACCA etc) or equivalent experience Additional Information: End Date 31 st May 2020 If you are interested in this position, please APPLY NOW. For more information, contact Lois Weston at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384446119. 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 / Warwick

Quality Engineer

Job title: Quality Engineer Salary Range: Competitive Location: Halesowen A Quality Engineer is required with knowledge of 8D problem solving and IATF/TS 16949. Candidates with experience of the Automotive industry would be well received. Due to growth this Tier 1 Automotive company based in Halesowen requires a proactive Quality Engineer who is proficient in the use of SAP for a new permanent role. As a Quality Engineer you will be required to: Work within the requirements of IATF16949 Manage the containment activity and disposition of products / materials Support Project activities as required Compile PPAP documentation from Data Provided against Customer Specific requirements Monitor and analyse Production Quality performance Manage Customer Concerns and the Correction of faults through Root Cause Analysis using Cross functional team activity Manage Supplier Concerns log and reporting of related activity to management Monitor and report the effectiveness of implemented Correction Process Improvement projects within milestones and budgets Support FMEA and Improvement Teams Maintain and update Control Plans in line with FMEA and Corrective action activity Lead on-site internal-auditor The Quality Engineer should have the following skills or experience: Good experience and proficient in the use of SAP Strong Root Cause Analysis and 8D Problem Solving skills Automotive industry 1st / 2nd tier supplier Knowledge of continuous manufacturing processes QS9000 / IATF16949 auditor Skills Textile / Plastics / Powder application industry experience desirable Thermally sensitive manufacturing processes Computer Literate – General business and Quality tools software applications This is an excellent opportunity for anyone with strong problem solving skills to develop your career. In return for your experience, this Halesowen-based Automotive company will offer you: A competitive salary Hours of work: Monday to Thursday 8.00am-4.30pm and Friday 8.30am-1.30pm Life Insurance 23 days holiday Pension scheme Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon. If you have a strong background of quality within the automotive industry, and you want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the Quality Engineer role, please contact Georgia Silk at Jonathan Lee Recruitment. 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 / Halesowen

Account Manager - Metals

Account Manager - Metals - Dudley - £24,000 to £27,000 plus bonus We have an exciting opportunity for an Account Manager with metals experience to join a a well established market leader, supplying high specification materials into automotive, motorsport and aerospace industries. As the Account Manager your responsibilities will include; Effectively and efficiently manage administration for a portfolio of key accounts. Establish productive, professional relationships with key personnel. Provide a fast and accurate response to customer queries. Accurately process orders & quotations on SAP Maintain customer order schedules & client related inventory. As the Account Manager you will require the following skills and experiences; Minimum 5 years key account management experience Experience in the metals industry Ability to build relationships Proven track record in business administration Proficient IT skills including Microsoft Office with SAP/SAP CRM preferable If you are interested in this exciting Account Manager opportunity and you have the relevant experience please click on the link to apply. 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 / Dudley

Electrical / Mechanical Test Technician

Electrical / Mechanical Test Technician Up to £18.00 per hour LTD Peterborough Off Highway An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Proving Test Technician to join one of the world’s leading manufacturers of off-highway machinery and diesel and natural gas engines. You will be involved in a variety of engine installation projects into off-highway machines. Primarily covering mechanical and electrical engine to machine integration, shakedown and test. Job Duties/Responsibilities may include, but are not limited to: Operate a multitude of different off-highway vehicles including but not limited to, Hydraulic Excavators, Back hoe Loaders, Telehandlers, Track Type Tractors where required. Instrument engine installations with, thermocouples, pressure transducers, speed pickups, data loggers and other instrumentation. Diagnose and fix a range of faults on both engine and machine. Work from engineering drawings (electrical, mechanical and hydraulic) Manufacture parts from drawings using in house facilities (machining, welding and fabrication and fully equipped electronics lab). Produce electrical looms to interface engine and machine. Skills, experience & qualifications you will have; Demonstrable high level of mechanical, hydraulic and electrical/electronic aptitude with a good working knowledge of engines and machines. The ability to read, comprehend and follow verbal and written instructions/procedures. The ability to work closely with others is imperative, requiring team participation to achieve the agreed objectives. A good working knowledge of instrumentation and its application. Effective communication skills to liaise with various levels of the organization. Have a fully flexible approach to the job role & responsibilities. The ability to use hand/power tools, lifting and welding equipment. Skills, experience & qualifications you may have; Good machine/engine hydraulic, electrical, mechanical and diagnostic/problem solving skills. Previous experience in maintenance repair of off-highway vehicles and/or large goods vehicles To apply for this role please contact James Tilley 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

Project Management Office Co-ordinator - 36394

Title: Project Management Office Coordinator (36394) Division: Manufacturing Engineering Contract Position based at: EMC Wolverhampton Position Description: This role will manage and deliver projects and any interdependencies in support of specific powertrain business strategies. This role will require stakeholder management with PD, Finance, Operations and Business planning functions. It will involve the monitoring of specific Programme and Launch deliverables and resolution / management of any risks that are identified using a standard review process. The purpose for this role is to deliver specific projects to time, cost and quality. These key objectives are to be achieved by identifying potential obstacles and to work cross-functionally to mitigate / remove those issues. Skills Required: Proven experience on new product introduction in a Manufacturing environment Proven ability to interface cross functionally and manage complex stakeholder relationships. Strong analytical and problem solving skills. Proven Project / Programme Management experience Experience Required: Experience of managing the installation, commissioning and launch of manufacturing facilities. Good understanding of technical and financial issues for Powertrain Engineering and JLR. Highly motivated and able to lead under own initiative Flexible regarding work location An understanding of the total manufacturing programme cycle from concept to launch. Experience of delivering or managing Manufacturing Facilities from Concept to Launch Computer skills (Microsoft packages) Ability to understand technical issues and summarise them for senior forums Experience Preferred: Working understanding of SAP financial system Experience of presenting complex issues to senior management. Recognised appropriate Project Management methodology (APMP / Prince2) Experience with Change Management processes Proven ability to manage significant risks and issues An understanding of Powertrain manufacturing concepts and strategies. Good knowledge of PCDS / APQP/WERS/AIMS and their relationship to Product Design. Lean manufacturing knowledge and some experience in implementing new manufacturing processes Understanding of JLR safety systems and experience of implementing safe manufacturing facilities Education Required: Relevant Manufacturing or Engineering Degree Additional Information: Role will be based at EMC (Whitley), but travel to other sites to support installation and launch activities will be required 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 / Wolverhampton

Technical Sales Engineer

Technical Sales Engineer Permanent Paying up to £45,000 per annum DOE Southam, Warwickshire An experienced Technical Sales Engineer is required on a permanent basis for a technology company within engineering based in Southam. Paying up to £40,000 per annum. The Technical Sales Engineer will have the following skills/experience; Providing technical sales Act as the main point of contact for technical questions Accountable for quotations and sales materials Coordinating the training of established clients Present market feedback to the marketing team The ideal candidate will have: A degree qualification Experience in engineering sales A background in an engineering field is essential A willingness to travel both within the UK and abroad A results focused attitude Excellent communication abilities both written and verbal Self-motivation Problem solving abilities The ideal candidate will be working in a technical business development role or in a relevant engineering department. In return, you will receive; Share options Health care Pension 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 / Southam

Supply Chain Coordinator - Fixed Term Contract

Supply Chain Coordinator – Fixed Term Contract FMCG Newmarket A leading global manufacturer of chilled and frozen products for the retail, food service and ingredients markets is seeking a Supply Chain Coordinator – Fixed Term Contract. As Supply Chain Coordinator, you will support the Supply Chain Analyst in the control of suppliers, managing the inbound supply of products from a global supply chain to fulfil demand either through the UK factory or direct to the customer. The Role: You will maintain a portfolio of raw materials to an agreed stock holding, based on a collaborative forecast, to ensure consistent supply and achieve service level targets Fostering relationships with suppliers you will provide an open and communicative exchange of information to allow effective management of the supply chain. Maintain forecasts to drive replenishment and MRP systems. Report accurate positions of stock to ensure the business is aware of issues around shelf life, stock rotation, obsolete, excess and slow moving stock. Enacting purchase orders for re-ordering product from all suppliers, taking into consideration lead-times and forecast requirements, to achieve target stock holding. Creating purchase orders on business systems and expediting through to receipt. Negotiating with all suppliers to ensure purchase orders are delivered in line with expectations. Communicating activity on product introductions and exits to provide minimal levels of waste. Updating reports for customers and internal stake holders on material availability and other specific requests. Collating and maintaining master data and information. Supporting internal stakeholders. The Person: We are seeking a talented Supply Chain Coordinator, who has the ability to demonstrate: Flexibility to meet the changing demands of customers/stakeholders Ability to concentrate on detailed tasks for prolonged periods of time whilst ensuring high levels of accuracy. Good IT skills, proven working knowledge of Excel (Pivot Tables, Formulas, V Look Ups). Previous experience in a supply chain/planning role in an FMCG business. SAP experience. Good negotiation/communication skills. Are you looking for a new challenge or new assignment and your experience matches the above, please forward your latest CV to lisa.osborne@jonlee.co.uk. 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 / Newmarket

NDT Inspection Technician

Non-Destructive Inspection Technician for Saudi Arabia required Job title: NDT Inspection Technician- Aircraft Salary Range: Approx. £48k tax free including leave allowance + £6250 annual bonus Location: Saudi Arabia NDT Technician required working with the Tornado airframe. Due to a long-term mission to train Saudi Nationals on this platform, our client is looking for experienced and enthusiastic technicians for a minimum of 2 years employment in Saudi Arabia. As an NDT Technician on Tornado, you will be required to: Perform Non-Destructive Test Inspections to include DP, MP, UT, RT and EC. Responsible for mentoring and training Royal Saudi Air Force employees. The testing of material, parts, pressurised systems and components. Carry out Bonding Tests. Maintenance of NDT test and oils equipment. The NDT Engineer should have the following skills or experience: Qualified to Level 2 in either EN4179, ASNT or PCN in a range of the following disciplines: Radiography Ultrasonic Eddy Current Magnetic Particle Penetrant Inspection Knowledge of working to strict regulations, technical orders, manuals or procedures. Experienced carrying out NDT functions within a bay environment. Must be able to work well within a team. This is an excellent opportunity for anyone who is in the process of leaving the forces, or who has already left, to take the next step in their career. We pride ourselves on supporting forces leavers through resettlement and this is a once in a life time opportunity. In return, we are offering an excellent benefits package including: Tax free salary Rent free accommodation- fully furnished apartments Free location for your family Free education for your children Quarterly bonus for leave Annual bonus after 24 months service If you have the skills that are required, we strongly recommend gaining the experience in Saudi Arabia even If you chose to only complete the first 2 years and not renew your employment. Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon. If you have NDT experience and you want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the NDT vacancy, please contact Jade Whitmore at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384 446195 or jade.whitmore@jonlee.co.uk 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 / England

Buyer

Buyer Electronics Manufacture Leicester An experienced technical Buyer is required by a market leading innovative Defence Systems company. The purpose of the Buyer role will be to: Ensure all purchased material is available to the business with appropriate timescales and cost. Compliance management of both the Export/Import of Technology process - Export of Shipping and Export Process/actions. Key responsibilities: Understand and support the programme plan, key events and milestones to ensure appropriate procurement support is provided. Core commodities to include consumables, components (catalogue and bespoke), drawn parts. Coordination of requirements planning and timely material availability to the business. Manage Export processes and maintain and action all Export records Maintain part planning data e.g. lead times, MOQs, economic batch sizes. Undertake assigned supplier selection activities Identify and add new suppliers to the approved vendor list when necessary. Award and manage supplier purchase orders to ensure timely receipt of materials, acting as principle point of contact with assigned suppliers. Review, progress and report material availability Manage change and its impact e.g. cost, schedule and design Coordinate the repair of faulty subcontracted material for customer and production use. Manage vendors of: Components and/or assemblies' custom fabricated to specification, supplies commercial off the shelf components and/or assemblies, capable of providing maintenance, repair, operating supplies, services and safety products Raise and maintain all export licenses, invoices, documentation packages, advice notes, open licences returns. The Person: Established administration, organisation and communication skills A strong track record within the procurement functions, preferably within an electronic systems manufacturing environment A trained and competent negotiator Ability to work independently and as part of a multi-cultural/multinational team environment Excellent communication (both written and verbal), time management and organisational skills Extensive knowledge and experience of Microsoft Office packages (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Microsoft Outlook); Visio package Export/Import licences, commodity codes, CPC codes, documentation packages, ITAR/EAR/TAA, incoterms, classifications etc., **Security Clearance will be required for this role and therefore only applications from candidates able to obtain this will be considered** Do you have a technical procurement background and have import/export experience? In return for this experience, you will be offered a competitive salary and benefits including; 9 day fortnights, 25 days annual leave (increasing with length of service), Pension Contributions. Interested? Please forward your latest CV to lisa.osborne@jonlee.co.uk or contact Lisa on 01384 446162 for further details. 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 / Leicester

Direct Buyer

Direct Buyer Aerospace/Defence Location: Whitstable Salary: Competitive Salary and Benefits A talented Buyer is required by a market leading, global, interconnect specialist. As one of the world's most innovative and advanced interconnect technology manufacturers, its Kent based site, leads in the design and manufacture of a range of connectors and interconnect products for a highly demanding customer base in Aerospace and Military sectors. With further growth, and investment, we are seeking an experienced Direct Buyer who will be responsible for all aspects of procurement activity associated with procuring a designated range of goods at optimum cost, delivered on time and to the required quality standard. Key Responsibilities will include: Responsible for all transactional procurement activity associated with a designated range of category suppliers Accountability for day to day purchasing activities ensuring that parts are delivered on-time to suit customer requirements. From raising the Purchase order to the delivery of the product into stores ensuring availability for production within the required time-scales Interpreting drawings and specifications and following rules in order to conform with our accreditations Able to calculate batch sizes to both manage cost reduction, reduce in-house transactions whilst still optimising inventory levels to ensure product availability To manage supplier relationships in a strategic manner to ensure continuity of supply and ensure commercial terms are suitable for the long term aims of the business. Promote supplier relationship management and actively engage with key suppliers to address issues and identify potential opportunities to further develop collaboration and deliver continuous improvement of supplier performance (e.g. Costs, Service and Quality) To manage tender and negotiation process for new contracts and contract renewals. The Person: Proven track record in purchasing and negotiation skills Experience in Microsoft Office packages (Excel, Word, & PowerPoint) Knowledge of world class Supply Chain Practices Strong Purchasing background with experience in Procurement in an Engineering environment Engineering background Proven track record of cost savings and vendor performance improvement Strong Vendor Management skills Solid background in supply management, with strong discipline in supplier cost avoidance Experience of MAPICS XA an advantage In return for your procurement experience, you will have access to a global corporation. You will find countless opportunities to train and acquire new skills news, ranging from formal training and qualifications, to on the job experience and mentoring. Opportunities for travel to other company sites around the world along with supplier facilities. Interested? Please contact lisa.osborne@jonlee.co.uk directly or call Lisa on 01384 446162 for further information. 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 / Whitstable

Assistant Production Control & Logistics Manager

Assistant Production Control & Logistics Manager Salary Range: Competitive Location: Heckmondwike A talented Assistant Production Control & Logistics Manager is required for an Automotive company based in Heckmondwike, you will be responsible for the day to day operation of their ‘end to end’ Supply Chain activities and have experience from within an automotive or fast paced manufacturing environment including the use of SAP business systems. Candidates with leadership qualities, ‘end to end’ Supply Chain experience and significant understanding in the operation of SAP would be well received. This Automotive company, based in Heckmondwike requires a motivated, dynamic, talented, detailed and driven Assistant Production Control & Logistics professional. As the Assistant Production Control & Logistics Manager you will be required to: Day-to-day order management, management of deliveries, production plans review. Collaborate with internal and external stakeholders to forecast, plan and facilitate on-time materials to the production line as and when required, avoiding disruption to production. Resolve supplier concerns and evaluate supplier performance in conjunction with members of the purchasing team. Maintain SDS system and ensure suppliers respond in timely manner. Creation of daily sequencing plans and shop orders management. Prepare the monthly SOP (Sales & Operations Planning), to obtain a levelling of volumes and to optimise the resources (men, machines, materials and the capacity readiness of suppliers). Implement and drive the weekly MPS (Master Production Scheduling) to ensure a levelled production plan and protect production lines from customer’s demand variations. Responsible for maintaining correct parameters in the system for all parts. Leading and managing the team in the absence of the PC&L Manager and supporting the PC&L Manager in all aspects of team management. The Assistant Production Control & Logistics Manager will have the following skills or experience: Previous experience of material and production planning in the automotive or manufacturing environment. Good understanding of supply chain processes and their interdependencies. Understanding of supplier relationships and some experience of working with suppliers. Strong IT systems knowledge and skills including advanced Excel skills. Knowledge and experience of using and implementing SAP MRP (Material Requirements Planning) systems. Knowledge of lean techniques may be advantageous. Proven experience in planning and material control in SAP. Supervisory experience of managing multi-skilled team. Significant exposure to a “change environment” and conversant with managing and supporting people through change Implementation of SAP into a business – preferably as a lead, or major support to lead implementer. Ability to contribute to wider business issues and improvements, creating immediate and positive impact. This is an excellent opportunity for anyone with leadership skills in Production Control and Logistics and experience within a fast-paced manufacturing environment. In return this Heckmondwike based Automotive company will offer you: Competitive salary and benefits. Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon. If you have knowledge of Production Control and Logistics and you want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the Assistant Production Control and Logistics Manager role, please contact Paul Broadhead, paul.broadhead@jonlee.co.uk at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384 446155. 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 / Heckmondwike

MP&L Manager

MP&L Manager Birmingham Global Manufacturing/Engineering Seeking a talented and experienced MP&L Manager to work with a leading innovative and advanced design and manufacturing business. This organization is ambitious and continuing to develop its growth strategy further. As part of the Senior Management team, the MP&L Manager will have full responsibility for managing the end to end supply chain of this business. We are looking to recruit a MP&L Manager who has proven experience of managing all aspects including; production planning, capacity, material control, inventory management, developing supply chain strategies and CI within a high volume manufacturing business. The Role: As MP&L Manager, you will report directly to the Operations Manager and responsibilities will include: Lead capacity planning activities ensuring delivery against operational requirements and which optimise manufacturing efficiency and costs Refine systems and methods to continually improve plans to better anticipate customer needs Assess existing capacity and develop operational plans and forecasts based on future plans for demand. Manage deviations from the plan that have financial impact. Monitor key manufacturing processes for capacity and demand, identify capacity constraints and provide analysis. Analyse specifications and capacity and undertake appropriate calculations to estimate job requirements in terms of labour, tools, materials and resources. Review data, trends and diagnose problems and concerns. Identify and drive improvement initiatives that optimise capacity and ensure best return on investment without adding risk or disruption Utilise knowledge and research methods to benchmark capacity planning activities and to drive best practice results Manage, coach and develop a high performing team that meets agreed objectives, delivers best practice results and works to make continuous improvements. The Person: A proven track record of success/achievement within a similar material and production planning role, demonstrating experience gained within a volume manufacturing environment. Good understanding of supply chain processes. Experienced manager used to managing a multi-skilled team. Excellent MRP/ERP systems experience Fully proficient with Microsoft Office, specifically Excel. Results orientated and organised with the ability to plan and deliver. Strong analytical, planning and problem solving skills. Excellent attention to detail. With plans to continue to grow and expand this successful business, this is a fantastic opportunity for a talented MP&L Manager, looking for a new and challeging role that will offer career development. In return for your materials, planning and logistics experience you will be offered a highly competitive salary and benefits package. Please apply directly to lisa.osborne@jonlee.co.uk or for further details contact Lisa directly on 01384 446162. 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 / Birmingham

Field Sales Executive

Field Sales Executive - West Midlands & South West (M5 Corridor) - Precision Engineering £24,000 to £30,000 per annum + car + bonus This is a Field Sales position covering: West Midlands, South West including South Wales (M5 Corridor). As the Field Sales Executive your role is to develop, grow and search out new customers primarily for the sales of high precision measuring equipment. The individual will develop individual strategies with each existing and new customer to ensure they grow their business and become successful whilst also implementing the tactical requirements. As the Field Sales Executive your responsibilities will include; Proactively hunts for new clients First line technical sales support Sales development of larger clients Execution of the given top level strategy in the targeted territories Supply and support the quotation process with the dealers Support customer projects in pre and post support roles As the Field Sales Executive you will require the following skills & experiences; Personally driven to succeed Tactical planning Hunter sales attitude Ability to work at all levels of a business Engineering knowledge If you are interested in this exciting new Field Sales Executive opportunity please click on the link to apply. 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 / Birmingham

Powertrain Integration Management Engineer

Powertrain Integration Management Engineer - 52981 £23.00 Ltd Co Basildon Automotive A PTIM Engineer is required with experience of automotive design and release. This company based in Basildon requires an PTIM Engineer to deliver Powertrain Integration and Program Management function for a new contract role. As a PTIM Engineer you will be required to carry out the following tasks: Collate quality, cost, weight and attribute information for technology / design alternative selection to support Vehicle program gateways. Resolve compatibility issues between systems to ensure aligned PMT objectives. Lead and resolve issues within Business workstreams to support Program Delivery. Maintain key program metrics eg: Global Integrator, Open issues Lists, Executive Summaries, PT Line-Ups, Health Charts, Scorecards etc. Co-ordinate, schedule and document meeting outcomes as required. Cascade information and align objectives / key priorities in weekly PMT meeting. Represent Powertrain in program meetings such as PSTs, Technical Reviews etc. The PTIM Engineer should have the following skills or experience: Engineering degree or equivalent or two thirds of a degree course completed with commitment to complete studies. Understanding of Program business fundamentals such as TFLE costs, PMS charts, VPPs, Quality waterfalls etc. Understanding of GPDS, GI, Teamcenter, FEDEBoM, SALT, eFDVS and other Project Management tools. Excellent PC skills including Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint, Word and other MS Office tools. Good understanding of Sharepoint. Proven ability to communicate effectively with all levels of management including cross-functionally. Project management and negotiation skills will be required. Presentation skills required. Ability to adapt to new technologies and processes. Not afraid to challenge statements or assumptions. Familiarity with global releasing process. PTIM / D&R Experience Project Management Experience Degree in Engineering or equivalent. This is an excellent opportunity for anyone with experience of powertrain integration to develop your career. In return for your experience, this Basildon based automotive company will offer you: £23.00 Ltd Co If you have any questions about the PTIM Engineer role or would like to apply, please contact Tina Field at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01268 889259 Unfortunately candidates requiring visa sponsorship CANNOT be considered for this role. To apply you MUST have either an EU/UK passport or a Visa that does not require sponsorship 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 / Basildon

Procurement Specialist - Gloucester

Purchasing Specialist Salary: Competitive Location: Gloucester An experienced Purchasing Specialist is required to drive global supply chain management, plan and implement strategic initiatives that realise efficiency and operational savings. Candidates with experience of the Aerospace/Defence/IT industry sectors would be well received. This global company, based in Gloucester requires a dynamic and driven Purchasing Specialist with global strategic procurement experience. As the Purchasing Specialist you will be required to: Sourcing and Negotiation Supplier identification and development. Strategic and Analytical Technical buying. Supplier auditing. Contract management. Project and Risk Management. Working knowledge of modern MRP systems The Purchasing Specialist should have the following skills or experience: It is essential to the role that applicants must be eligible for security vetting Goal/Results driven with strong communication skills Personable and a Team player with a positive can-do attitude Good planning and organisational skills and Calm under pressure Experience of purchasing within Global Engineering or IT industry. In depth experience of managing a diverse supplier base in a technology led industry. Development of effective pricing strategies. Knowledge and demonstrable experience of introducing and implementing key procurement processes. Vendor Benchmarking Experience of providing procurement support within an Engineering environment. Knowledge of Import/Export regulations an advantage Relevant degree in supply chain management or Engineering/Scientific qualification with a Professional certification in Procurement. This is an excellent opportunity for anyone with Strategic Procurement knowledge and delivering global improvements. In return this Gloucester based Aerospace/Defence/Security company will offer you: Competitive salary and benefits 25 days holiday plus bank holidays and early finish on Friday’s Support for further education Competitive salary exchange pension scheme + life assurance The successful candidate will be required to obtain Security Clearance. Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon. If you have knowledge of Strategic Global Purchasing and you want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the Purchasing Specialist role, please contact Paul Broadhead at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384 446155. 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 / Gloucester

Electronic CV Application Engineer

Electronic CV Application Engineer - 52992 £23.00 Ltd Co Basildon Automotive An Electronic CV Application Engineer is required with experience in electrical or electronic systems, hardware and/or software. This company based in Basildon requires an Electronic CV Application Engineer to design and release body and security electronics components, software and features for vehicle applications for a new contract role. As an Electronic CV Application Engineer you will be required to carry out the following tasks: Develop product and feature definitions, assumptions and targets with Marketing, Program Planning and Program Management. Lead engineering tasks to support programme milestones and gateways Design, develop, integrate and test hardware and software to meet feature and system specification requirements, to program targets (cost, weight and timing). Lead sourcing with Purchasing, Finance and Cost Estimating. Project manage high volume electronics suppliers to deliver the required engineering development and testing support. Support packaging of sensors and ECUs - meeting functional design rules in CAD and associated DPA requirements. Lead compatibility review process, cascading requirements to interfacing components and modules Support latest software processes, CAN message lists, signal database development, and cyber security. Plan and coordinate design verification and validation testing to support engineering sign off gateways (HiL, SiL, Buck, Vehicle) Support prototype builds and production launches at vehicle assembly plants. Support manufacturing requirements, diagnostics and EOL compatibility. Lead investigations and resolutions for any test failures, launch issues and customer quality concerns. Support programme meetings, monitor delivery performance and conduct weekly status report-outs to management to forums. Use lessons learnt, quality data, and FMA tools for continuous improvement. The Electronic CV Application Engineer should have the following skills or experience: Demonstrate the application and deployment of design methodologies, engineering processes and quality tools. Excellent knowledge of Word, Excel, Outlook and PC based apps. Project management skills with a thorough attention to detail. Able to demonstrate initiative, perseverance, and liaison skills working with a global team. Experience in electrical or electronic systems, hardware and/or software. Fully conversant in all Design & Release tools (WERS / GPDS etc) Minimum of 2-years of Development experience. Engineering degree or equivalent or two thirds of a degree course completed with commitment to complete studies. Minimum of 2:2 Engineering degree in:- Automotive Engineering, Electronic Systems, or Electrical Engineering. Other Engineering/pure science degrees will be considered on a case to case basis. The candidate must have:- a valid driving license for use in the UK, mainland Europe, and the ability to travel, without restriction, to mainland Europe and to any development sites or Manufacturing locations worldwide. Occasional travel required: Eu, Turkey, USA This is an excellent opportunity for anyone with experience of systems engineering/ vehicle testing/ automotive electronics to develop your career. In return for your experience, this Basildon based automotive company will offer you: £23.00 Ltd Co If you have any questions about the Electronic CV Application Engineer role or would like to apply, please contact Tina Field at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01268 889259 Unfortunately candidates requiring visa sponsorship CANNOT be considered for this role. To apply you MUST have either an EU/UK passport or a Visa that does not require sponsorship 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 / Basildon

Winder

Title: Winder Location: Birmingham Salary: £Negotiable Dependent on Experience Overview: We are currently recruiting for an experienced Winder to work at our client’s site in Birmingham involved in all aspects of repair & rewinds of Motors & Generators. The preferred candidate will have knowledge of the repair and rewind of electrical motors & generators or similar equipment. Duties & Responsibilities: Working supervised and in some instances unsupervised here at the Birmingham service centre and at customers sites (International and Local) also supporting other UK based service centres. As found inspections of large high voltage motor and generators reporting on the condition of electrical and mechanical components including stators, rotors and exciters etc - documenting findings and reporting back to supervision with possible repair and recovery options. Detailing the core and coils, documenting the information that will be used for coil and winding kit ordering. Stator core refurbishment in the form of burn out and removal of old coils, Flux testing of the core / Clean and prepare for rewind. Prepare all reusable parts for rewinding and inspect renewed parts for hidden, structural damage or unusual conditions. Rewind of stator core using diamond resin rich formed coils utilising industry standard coil insertion / blocking / wedging and connection techniques. Painting and Application of Protective Coatings and resin (spray)(air)(VPI) Test rewound and repaired electro-mechanical equipment according to International Standards and document test results, - (High voltage testing an advantage) Operate specialised repair and testing equipment, including but not limited to winding machines, test panels, surge testers, core loss testers, cut off saws, burnout, brazing units, VPI systems and various handheld power and non-power tools. Ensuring all work meets the appropriate standards and quality control criteria as set out by the company. always Ensure adherence to Health and Safety responsibilities, including following all appropriate procedures and using the appropriate protective equipment. Ensure that risks and hazards in activities undertaken in the role are acknowledged and assessed in accordance with processes / procedures and ensure compliance to control measures identified in the company’s EHS documentation. Be familiar with environmental aspects of activities undertaken in the role and the procedures underpinning. Ensure that the work area is kept clean and tidy in accordance with company. initiatives such as LEAN and in accordance with Health and Safety requirements. Any other duties commensurate with your skills, knowledge and experience. A flexible approach to overtime and working patterns including night, day and weekend shifts is a requirement. Skills and Experience: Candidate will preferably have extensive experience installing and repairing electrical motors and generators. Ability to reverse engineer and take accurate measurements. Ability to operate large industrial equipment such as cranes. Experience of motors and generator refurbishment / repair 2 – 12 MW at Birmingham and 30+ MW on site Site working experience preferred but not essential High voltage testing would be an advantage Qualifications Required: Formal apprenticeship in electrical/mechanical engineering is preferred If you are interested in applying for this role or would like more information please contact Lee Elwell on 01384 446 154 (Direct Line) or 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. 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 / West Midlands

Operations Manager - Precision Engineering

Operations Manager – Precision Engineering Salary up to £60,000 (DOE) Aylesbury (must be within one hours commute of the facility) An Operations Manager is required for an SME business involved in the manufacture, assembly and packaging of precision surgical instruments. These CE certified products are patent protected, have passed type approval and are currently in use on a global basis. With demand ever increasing, the need to move to new premises is now a priority. You will work with the owner to develop a stable, capable and repeatable manufacturing process that can produce products of the highest quality meeting tight tolerances in a near clean room environment. As Operations Manager, you will be responsible for the development of the manufacturing facility, associated machine tools and assembly equipment that will ensure consistency of supply. This job would ideally suit an apprentice trained engineer with a strong manufacturing engineering background and a solid understanding of precision machining processes. To be considered for this Operations Manager you must have: Experience working in a high-volume precision machining environment and be familiar with the development of production processes. A strong manufacturing/production background ideally supported by qualifications to C&G, HNC, HND or degree level in production, manufacturing or mechanical engineering. A real passion for Continuous Improvement and implementing, simple, meaningful and effective KPIs with a focus on process capability and control. An ability to recruit, coach, train and educate employees in modern machining and inspection techniques. Experience of working with universities and machine tool suppliers to develop new manufacturing processes and selecting the most capable machine tools and associated production consumables. Excellent communication skills, verbal, written and presentation, able to document, plan and develop standard operating procedures for high precision processes. This is a challenging and interesting Operations Manager role that will involve research and development into precision machining processes and the creation of a small but responsive business unit. As a permanent, full time role you will need to be located comfortably within a one hour commute of the new facility. Your CV will be forwarded to Jonathan Lee Executive Search, a leading technical and industrial consultancy. The services advertised by Jonathan Lee Executive Search are those of an Employment Agency.

Permanent / Aylesbury

Technical Analyst - Battery Recycling

Technical Analyst - Battery recycling - Permanent - Oxford - £dependent on experience I am seeking a Technical Analyst to who will be focused on Li-ion battery recycling. The Battery Technical Analyst will undertake environmental and economic lifecycle analysis of each recycling activity and the primary function of this role is to perform analysis using standard LCA software packages. The company is part of a large and successful material science company and holds a leading position in the development of advanced additive and subtractive manufacturing processes for batteries and electronic devices. What You Will Do: As Technical Analyst - Battery; Develop lifecycle environmental and economic analysis of all recycled components within a battery recycling project Economic and technical analysis of new business opportunities Writing highly technical reports/ proposals Technical support for Senior Management team Funded project grant application What You Will Need: As Technical Analyst - Battery; BSc in in engineering/STEM or similar Experience of Li-ion batteries Experience of LCA analysis Experience of battery recycling Team player who is also capable of working by themselves Good communications skills What You Will Get: As Technical Analyst - Battery; Ongoing professional development Competitive salary depending on experience Applications Suitably qualified Battery Technical Analysts should apply today by either calling Jeff Lane on +44 (0)1384 446108 or by emailing their CV and covering letter to jeff.lane@jonlee.co.uk 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 / Oxford

Infotainment and Connectivity Application Engineer

Infotainment and Connectivity Application Engineer - 52988 £23.00 Ltd Co Basildon Automotive An Infotainment and Connectivity Application Engineer is required with experience of Vehicle Electrical Network Systems. This company based in Basildon requires an Infotainment and Connectivity Application Engineer to apply a large number of electronic systems and components to commercial vehicles for a new contract role. As an Infotainment and Connectivity Application Engineer you will be required to carry out the following tasks: Generate Engineering Statements of Work, Requests for Quotation, Engineering Concepts. Lead Team of 4 with cost estimating team, finance, purchase, engineering. Manage Design Verification System. Complete Failure Mode Analysis for specified components. WERS releasing. 5D/8D generation. Health-chart management (program milestones). Conduct PMST meetings with suppliers. Work/engage with other PMTs to align on design at respective milestones. Meet deliverables in-line with GPDS. Travel/ on-site support at vehicle assembly plant(s) as required Support current production vehicle quality issues and engineering changes, especially on a global basis This position will also be expected to manage overall quality status for infotainment & connectivity team The Infotainment and Connectivity Application Engineer should have the following skills or experience: Demonstrated excellent Project Management / Co-ordination skills. Good Interpersonal and Communication Skills. Knowledge of component development (including software development), control and tracking processes Problem and issue analysis Experience of CAN tools including Able to run autonomously with minimal supervisory intervention Actively drive issue resolution to conclusion Proven track record that demonstrates ability to get up to speed in short time The candidate must have:- a valid driving license for use in the UK, mainland Europe, and the ability to travel, without restriction, to mainland Europe and to any company development sites or Manufacturing locations worldwide. HND/HNC in Engineering - Electrical preferred This is an excellent opportunity for anyone with experience of vehicle electrical network systems to develop your career. In return for your experience, this Basildon based automotive company will offer you: £23.00 Ltd Co If you have any questions about the Infotainment and Connectivity Application Engineer role or would like to apply, please contact Tina Field at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01268 889259 Unfortunately candidates requiring visa sponsorship CANNOT be considered for this role. To apply you MUST have either an EU/UK passport or a Visa that does not require sponsorship 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 / Basildon

Design Engineer

Design Engineer Location: Welshpool Industry/Sector: Manufacturing/Engineering My client is looking for a new Mechanical Design Engineer to join their design engineering team and help produce technical designs and drawing to customer requirements. The role will aid and support the Engineering Services department in all its daily activities and project-based workload, offering internal technical advice to all other departments of the business and external liaison with clients, suppliers and industry partners. The role of Design Engineer will include the following: Understanding and interpreting the requirements needed with Design, initial costing projections, production engineering (both manufacturing support and constant process improvement) within the life cycle of a product. Generation of detailed design packs for submission both internally for knowledge transfer, and externally for commercial and accreditation reasons including test sample manufacture support when required. Working on single projects and as part of a team supporting all Engineering Services dept. activities. Producing drawings for new products/orders and sharing knowledge with internal technical, design, manufacturing & commercial teams. Dealing with daily internal and external Technical support requests received verbally, written or electronic including when required offsite attendance. The suitable candidate for Design Engineer will need to possess the following competences: Ideally qualified to a minimum HNC/HND education level within a relevant mechanical or process engineering discipline. Proficient working with 3D Solid Works or another relevant 3D package (Solidedge, ProE etc) to produce innovative and creative design work. A willingness to take ownership of the tasks and responsibilities given to this position, with the drive and flexibility to look ahead and plan accordingly. You will be well organised with good communication skills with the ability to work within the Engineering Services team and to promote a positive working environment. Computer literate with good numeracy skills. Design/Drawing office experience essential. Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon. If you have knowledge of design engineering and steel fabrication/manufacturing experience and you want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the Design Engineer role, please contact Ed Smith at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384 446133 or email ed.smith@jonlee.co.uk. 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 / Welshpool

Quality Process Lead - 36395

Ref: 36395 Title: Quality Process Lead Division: Design Contract Position based at: Gaydon Position Description: Quality Process Lead The duties of the position are: To work collaboratively within the teams to adopt a structured approach to automotive design through the development of the design QMS. To develop and maintain a quality management audit programme. To manage to closure any arising non-conformances. Health and Safety support, JLR Way and Records Management. To translate JLR processes and procedures for the Design Department. To roll out and gain Design Department conformance to JLR processes and procedures. To interact on quality management system issues with other JLR Departments. To liaise with suppliers on quality issues as requested. Skills Required: Some form of Auditing qualification Quality management system experience within the automotive industry IT literate and competent in main Microsoft tools. Experience Required: Quality management system experience within the automotive industry. Experience in problem solving and non-conformance management. Experience as a Quality Management System author. Experience in Automotive Design Development processes. Understanding of Failure Mode Avoidance processes. An understanding of 6sigma processes and the ability to be able to interpret and present data in an easily understandable manner. To be able to interpret and understand technical specifications and statutory and regulatory requirements. To be IT literate and competent in the main Microsoft tools. To be able to influence a team in Quality Management Systems through confident & competent presentation. Experience Preferred: Experience in Health and Safety management systems and their application. Some background in Quality Assurance and its¿ deployment. SO/TS-16949 certified auditor or a certified IATF-16949 Auditor. Experience in H&S risk assessment. 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 / Warwick

Accounting Clerk

Job Title: Accounting / Supply Chain Clerk Location: Peterlee An Accounting Clerk is required to join a leading manufacturer of Articulated Trucks. The nature of this business necessitates the import and export of material in significant volumes, and they take seriously their obligations as an importer and exporter and make every effort to ensure full compliance with the law in this respect. The facility is authorised to operate several customs simplifications and regimes, namely: · Inward Processing (IP) · Customs Freight Simplified Procedure (CFSP) · New Community Transit System (NCTS) Through participation in these simplifications and regimes the facility achieves significant duty savings and supply chain enhancements. To safeguard these benefits the facility must ensure compliance with its obligations as an importer, exporter and authorisation holder through meeting a number of regulatory requirements in respect of its day-to-day operations. Job Duties/Responsibilities may include, but are not limited to - Provision of clearance instructions for imports to the UK of goods to ensure that customs entries are created in accordance with HMRC regulations and that all procedures as they relate to Procedure Codes, Commodity Codes and documentation are complied with. - Validation of all customs entry documentation to ensure that these match to the instructions provided and following up with Customs Agents to ensure that any discrepancies/errors are acknowledged and corrected in a timely manner. - Assisting with the maintenance of the Grosvenor Ricardo Duty Management System (Ricardo) to ensure that all entries are processed correctly, and any discrepancies are notified to the Accounting Manager - Trade Compliance in a timely manner. Resolve any issues regarding both the Ricardo transactional funnel generation process as well as individual funnel file issues. - Assisting with the maintenance of the core product data relating to Commodity Codes, Customs Procedure Codes and Duty Bills of Material within Ricardo and, where applicable, the Peterlee Systems ERP System. - Ensuring that all non-EU goods, and goods received via Duty Transfer or Community Transit are cleared in accordance with HMRC regulations and that all procedures as they relate to Procedure Codes, Commodity Codes and documentation are complied with. This also involves ensuring that all IP Removals to Free Circulation (relating to truck disposal entries) are made in a timely manner and using correct procedures as they relate to Procedure Codes, Commodity Codes etc. - Obtaining and validating Export Declarations from DHL Global in support of Caterpillar SARL VAT reporting requirement, together with dealing with any related queries in respect of customs procedural codes, statistical values etc. Requirements - Ideally, the successful candidate will have substantial relevant experience. Fluency in English is required and other languages are an added strength. - Excellent interpersonal skills are essential as this person will be interacting with Operations and Supply Chain personnel on a daily basis and will also be required to interact with Customs Agents, Freight Forwarders and Government Officials, as appropriate. If you are interested in this position, please APPLY NOW. For more information, contact Lois Weston at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384446119. 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 / Peterlee

Design Team Leader

Job Title: Design Team Leader Salary: circa £45k p/a Location: Stoke-on-Trent Overview: To Provide support to the Head of Engineering by leading nominated members of the engineering team in the delivery of design tasks, assisting in prioritising and tracking of workload, providing updates at progress meetings and implementing robust design processes. Cross functional communication and working is essential with Sales, Manufacturing and Procurement, to ensure that designs are cost effective and right first time to meet the Customer needs. Responsibilities: Mechanical design of flow control equipment, screening machinery and rotary equipment, utilising Inventor Software. Producing general arrangement drawings, detail designs, bill of materials, support calculations including FEA and documentation. Liaison with Manufacturing to understand production processes and develop designs that utilise cost effective materials forms and that programs, tooling and jigs. Develop new and existing designs considering new materials and process methodologies. Investigate improvements in the design or engineering capability of existing products. Liaison with third party suppliers of software and technology to promote best practice. Work as a team to promote continuous improvement process for the product design and manufacture. Ensure that all Engineering non-conformance are captured and resolved and that the Engineering Change Request process is rigorously applied to bring about continuous design and quality improvement. Provide technical input to sales tender processes as required to ensure best engineering solutions are identified, to help win customer orders. Supporting the development and refinement of the EFACS system, to meet the business needs. If you are interested in applying for this role or would like more information please contact Lee Elwell on 01384 446 154 (Direct Line) or 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. 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 / Stoke-on-Trent

Product Quality Engineer

Job title: Product Quality Engineer Salary Range: £30,000 to £35,000 Location: Kingswinford A Product Quality Engineer is required with auditing experience and strong problem solving skills. Candidates with experience of the medical industry would be well received. Due to growth this company, a leading supplier of disability products based in Kingswinford requires a proactive Product Quality Engineer for a new permanent role. As a Product Quality Engineer you will be responsible for: Management of the ISIR/PPAP and supplier capability processes for new and modified parts – proactively chasing for samples and resolving issues. Liaising with Central Purchasing with respect to initial supplier audits. Identifies, investigates and drives resolution of all product quality related issues. Supports PFMEA and DFMEA activities. Maintain the company’s Quality Management Systems ISO9001, ISO 13485 and FDA QSR requirements. Support implementation of ISO 13485. Internal process and QA auditing (Auditing the process and identifying where potential failure points are and recommending action to address in conjunction with the process owner) Cross UK site systems and audit support as required. Supporting and taking part in the Engineering change process (ECN and ECR) Root cause analysis of field and production failures (including organising or carrying out appropriate measurements and tests required and visiting site to lead and conduct full investigations Writing reports and presenting to customers the output of investigations Management of the 8D process for non-conforming supplier product Supplier visits to resolve supplied product quality problems Reporting and inputting into senior management KPI’s and Management review The Product Quality Engineer should have the following skills or experience: Auditing experience in any of ISO 9001, ISO 45001, ISO 14001 and ISO 13485 and FDA Part 820 Quality System Regulation – ideally lead auditor trained Degree educated in engineering discipline Knowledge of SPC/data analysis and ISIR/PPAP CMM Knowledge and the capability of reading engineering drawings is desirable 8D/Problem solving - Problem solving to root cause Excellent interpersonal skills at all business levels Good presentation and communication skills Good at prioritising and managing high workload IT Skills (Word/Excel as a minimum) ERP knowledge experience (Navision or Microsoft Dynamics AX and CRM) Experience of disability equipment or similar industry Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon. If you want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the Product Quality Engineer role, please contact Georgia Silk at Jonathan Lee Recruitment. 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 / Kingswinford

Quality and CI Engineer

Job title: Quality and CI Engineer Salary Range: £35,000 to £40,000 Location: Kingswinford A Quality and CI Engineer is required with auditing experience and strong problem solving skills. Candidates with experience of the medical industry would be well received. Due to growth this company, a leading supplier of disability products based in Kingswinford requires a proactive Quality and CI Engineer for a new permanent role. As a Quality and CI Engineer you will be required to: Identify improvement activities, collection and analysis of data, identification of actions and execution of those actions. Review processes and available data sources for opportunities for improvement. Identify actions and drive them to completion either individually, as part of a team or as facilitator for other teams. Identify root causes of failures / complaints and issue the actions to address them through the NC and CAPA processes in a timely manner. Maintain the company’s Quality Management System ensuring compliance to ISO9001, ISO 13485 and FDA QSR requirements. Support implementation of ISO 13485. Internal process and QA auditing (Auditing the process and identifying where potential failure points are and recommending action to address in conjunction with the process owner) Cross UK site systems and audit support as required. Involvement in DFMEA and PFMEA activities Analysing, identifying and reporting on the top complaint and reliability issues, driving root cause and resolution of such issues with the operations and customer services teams Identifying and driving improvement in all operational activities (including within the supply chain) – using such techniques as 7 wastes, Kaizen etc Writing reports and presenting the output of investigations Reporting and inputting into senior management KPI’s and Management review The Quality and CI Engineer should have the following skills or experience: Auditing experience in any of ISO 9001, ISO 45001, ISO 14001 and ISO 13485 and FDA Part 820 Quality System Regulation – ideally lead auditor trained Knowledge of either ISO 9001, 13485 and FDA Part 820 Quality System Regulation Degree educated in engineering discipline Knowledge of SPC/Data analysis PFMEA/DFMEA, 8D/Problem solving and ISIR/PPAP Problem solving to root cause Good presentation/communication skills Good at prioritising and managing high workload Problem solving and root cause analysis skills CMM Knowledge and the ability to read engineering drawings is desirable IT Skills (Word/Excel as a minimum) QMS, H&S and EMS Experience (ISO 9001/ISO 18001 and ISO 14001) Experience in medical equipment or similar industry Understanding of NPD Processes Medical Device quality systems and their implementation Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon. If you want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the Quality and CI Engineer role, please contact Georgia Silk at Jonathan Lee Recruitment. 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 / Kingswinford

Internal Sales

Internal Sales - Metals - Dudley - £22,000 to £25,000 per annum This is an exciting opportunity to join the Internal Sales team for a well established market leader, supplying high specification materials into automotive, motorsport and aerospace industries. As part of the Internal sales team your responsibilities will include; Manage a portfolio of key accounts to hit and exceed specified targets Accurately takes verbal enquiries Chases quotation to win orders and if the order isn’t placed ascertain why Negotiates with customers, suppliers and colleagues at all levels Accurately and correctly input sales orders onto the computer system in a timely manner Resolve any queries or problems as speedily as possible As part of the Internal Sales team you will require the following skills and experiences; Experience in a technical sales environment. Sales experience in the steel industry is desirable but not essential. proactive and an ambition to develop and progress. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills. Diplomatic and negotiation skills. The ability to work on their own initiative. The ability to work under pressure. If you are interested in this exciting Internal Sales opportunity please click on the link to apply. 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 / Dudley

Manufacturing Operations Manager

Job title: Manufacturing Operations Manager Salary Range: £Comp Location: West Midlands Automotive, 1st Tier, Change Management, OEE, Lean, 8D, Six Sigma, Manufacturing Processes & Improvement A Manufacturing Operations Manager is required with knowledge of manufacturing operations, P&L, equipment efficiencies and process improvement within a 1st Tier Automotive arena. Candidates with experience of the automotive industry would be well received. Due to continued growth and an increase in orders this company, a world class automotive parts manufacturer based in the West Midlands requires a forward thinking, hands on Manufacturing Operations Manager with knowledge process improvement, manufacturing systems, productivity, waste elimination, man-management and P&L for a new permanent role. As a Manufacturing Operations Manager you will be required to: Effectively and efficiently manage the production area in line with customer specifications and demand, to meet all quality and delivery expectations, minimising costs where possible and ensure the required best working practices are maintained at all times Responsible for plant production, manufacturing, financial performance, customer requirements and maintaining the orderly and productive operation of planned activities Drive process improvements on OEE by appropriate data analysis while attending various meetings and action/communicate instructions Undertake continuous training and development of all personnel within the sphere of responsibility Identify and deploy the technical skill sets, resource levels and systems to deliver projects, including the engagement of external resources as required. The Manufacturing Operations Manager should have the following skills or experience: Good understanding of manufacturing operations, process improvement, waste elimination, change management and quality standards/systems/processes Excellent leadership qualities having a track record in driving and developing teams within a medium/high volume automotive arena Commercially astute with strong organizational and analytical skills with knowledge of P&L, cost reduction and supply chain. This is an excellent opportunity for anyone with knowledge of leading teams within a high volume 1st Tier manufacturing environment seeking a career opportunity with a growing business. In return for your experience, this specialist automotive company will offer you: £Comp plus benefits Excellent opportunity to work within a growing and forward thinking organisations, were change management, process improvement and manufacturing principles at the forefront of all operations Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon. If you have knowledge of leading manufacturing operations within the a 1st Tier Automotive environment and you want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the Manufacturing Operations Manager role, please contact Mark Bignell at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384 446167 or email mark.bignell@jonlee.co.uk 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 / West Bromwich

CNC Setter Operator

Job Title: CNC Setter/Operator Location: Bedford Salary: £25,500 per year Overview: We are currently recruiting for an experienced CNC Setter/Operator to work at our client’s site in Bedford, the role will require the successful candidate to perform a simultaneous and inter-related sequence of operations on components in compliance with specification. Key Duties: Duties to include but not be exclusive to: Work in an environment of continuous improvement and follow the Right First Time philosophy in the manufacture of quality parts. Refer to drawings, tool list and set-up sheet to obtain appropriate tooling and measuring equipment and return upon completion of job. Mark out if required, load and unload components manually or by jib crane to work piece chucks or fixtures. Set correctly and secure. Set the CNC machine tools to program setting sheet, using multiple tooling stations. Set gearshaper m/c. Operate the CNC controls, having a basic understanding of machine tool programming and produce component parts to company standards. Operate semi-automatic gearshaper. Carry out dimensional and visual checks using appropriate measuring equipment and gauges, to ensure components meet inspection standards. Ensure required standards of safety are adhered to, machine cleanliness and routine machine lubrication is carried out. Report to supervision any machine tool or measuring instrument defect to minimise scrap and downtime. Participate in Kaizen activities to improve processes and increase efficiency. Skills and Experience: Previous experience setting and operating CNC Machines Working to engineering drawings Good manual dexterity Ability to work efficiently to deadlines Good attention to detail Flexible Working Hours: 37 hours per week - 6am to 14.30pm (6am to 10am on a Friday) – Overtime available If you are interested in applying for this role or would like more information please contact Kieron on 01384 446179 (Direct Line) or 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. 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 / Bedford

Engineering Graduates - 36388

**A number of exciting roles available within Planning and Engineering for an automotive OEM, looking for Technical Engineering Graduates** Skills Required: Excellent analytical and problem solving skills Strong written, verbal and presentation skills Time management - must be able to balance and prioritise tasks through close customer engagement. Experience Required: High drive, self motivated and able to deliver with minimum supervision. Be able to demonstrate the ability to analyse problems and develop effective solutions using lean methodologies where applicable Both verbal and written communication skills are important, these should be combined with a confident attitude. The candidate must have a record of proactive delivery and commitment to meeting deadlines. Experience Preferred: Experience of working with systems and applications Excellent IT skills alongside data analytics Project Management Skills Understanding of engineering component design Additional Information: The position would be based at JLR Gaydon site within the Product Information team. Working hours are 40 / week. Travel to other sites may be required To apply for these roles please contact Rachel Meacham. 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 / Gaydon

CAD Data Checker / CAD Interrogation - 36402

Title: CAD Data Checker / CAD Interrogation Position based at: Gaydon Position Description: The CAD Data Checker is responsible for ensuring delivery of Programme Engineering Data to the required specification and quality defined by the Virtual Engineering process deliverables to support Engineering Design Verification delivery through Virtual Series, Rig Test and Prototype Builds. This is achieved through working with, supporting and coaching Commodity and System Engineers in their delivering of Computer Aided Design (CAD), Non-Geometrical Data (NGD) and other Engineering Data types critical to information sharing and Design Verification delivery. Day to day tasks include: Leading CAD reviews with cross functional teams highlighting incompatibilities and feeding into higher level zonal reviews, triage and escalation sessions. Ensuring Engineering data is in line with the correct quality standards and understood such as materials, weights Non-Geometric Data aligns with appropriate with CAD maturity Skills Required: Ability to review and interrogate CAD and NGD Able to lead and direct engineering teams to the correct data standard Strong written, verbal and presentation skills Experience Required: High drive, self-motivated and able to deliver with minimum supervision. Good understanding of vehicle systems and architecture Experience of using the following systems/tools Teamcentre/VisMockup Knowledge of automotive technical issues resolution Both verbal and written communication skills are important, these should be combined with a confident attitude. The candidate must have a record of proactive delivery and commitment to meeting deadlines. Experience Preferred: Experience of project management and delivery Education Required: Educated to Degree level in an Engineering discipline Additional Information: The position would be based at JLR Gaydon site within the Product Information team. Travel to other sites may be required To apply for this role please contact Rachel Meacham. 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 / Gaydon

Continuous Improvement Engineer

CONTINUOUS IMPROVEMENT ENGINEER West Bromwich 'Competitive Salary' We are recruiting a Continuous Improvement Engineer for a leading manufacturer of automotive products based in West Bromwich, this is an exciting role for someone who is seeking a challenge to lead continuous improvement projects and be pivotal in driving change across the site. As Continuous Improvement Engineer you will drive and promote continuous improvement standards and methodologies, to achieve manufacturing excellence. You will promote a Continuous Improvement mindset throughout the facility and support process assessments to achieve business goals. Main Accountabilities: Conduct and lead CI workshops applying Standard Lean manufacturing techniques. Tracks and reports the status of all projects or action plans in the Plant Improvement Plan (PIP) developed by the plant management Team. Implement Lean projects that produce an improvement of the plant KPIs or any other indicators of interest for the company. Coordinate and support process assessments within the plant and follow up the deployment of the action plan. Train and develop line management in the formulation and execution of lean projects. Liaise with technical experts in order to deliver CI actions or projects. Communicate and deploy best practices within the plant Report Continuous Improvement's KPIs at Plant level Competencies: Educated to degree level Ability to lead and coordinate projects Communicates effectively at all Levels Demonstrated performance in delivering results Objective, open-minded Assertive and Self-Motivated Computer literate and statistical knowledge English language essential Manufacturing background, preferably automotive Interested applicants should apply to this advert today or contact Katharine Bignell at Jonathan Lee Recruitment Ltd for more information regarding the roles. 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 / West Bromwich
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