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Interim management

Jonathan Lee Interim Management successfully places interim managers across a broad range of industrial sectors and management disciplines, helping clients fill critical skills gaps with experienced managers. 

We have developed a readily available portfolio of specialist interim managers covering a wide range of disciplines. Many of these are industry leading experts who can deliver exceptional results from day one and continue to deliver over the duration of the assignment until they exit the business. The results achieved often allow businesses to reap benefits long after their departure.

Corporate member of the REC. Please contact Simon Roberts to discuss your interim requirements.

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The right experience when you need it most

Working closely with our industry focused teams and Jonathan Lee Search and Selection for executive recruitment, we’re uniquely equipped to provide your business with the right expertise when you need it most. 

Our Interim Managers are catalysts for change and will typically be involved in a range of interventions that could include:

  • Change Management
  • Improvement & Efficiency
  • Turnaround Specialists
  • Consultancy, Advice & Implementation
  • Business Divestiture & Integration
  • Due Diligence
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Short Term Cover
  • Transition Management
  • Trouble Shooting
  • Programme & Project Management

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Product Line Manager

Product Line Manager - Aerospace and Defence - Permanent - Attractive - Milton Keynes Area A Product Line Manager is required to join the Engineering Team within a market leading Innovative Technology Company that specialise Communication and Radar Systems for Military and Government Organisations within the Aerospace, Defence and Space sectors. The successful Product Line Manager will be responsible for the management Product Portfolio from initial conception to end of Life, to maximise product profitability and to provide intellectual leadership in the development of new products. Product Line Manager - Key Responsibilities Responsible for helping define long-range strategies consistent with business objectives Understand, articulate, and capture market trends opportunities Define market, product and technology strategies Ownership of product roadmaps and drivers into the technology roadmap in partnership with the Engineering Manager Translate market trends into requirements for new product development Understand customer business needs, routes to market and opportunities Create business plans and documentation for future products Maximize profitability of products and help to define product pricing strategies Responsible for delivering profitability in line with strategic and operational targets Manage the product life cycle and recommendations for product deletions Ensure future costs and pricing meet market and internal margin demands Responsible for the accuracy/validity of cost models and set targets of products/projects Look for continuous reductions in product costs regarding manufacturing and overheads Ensure all products comply with relevant standards/legislation in all markets Be aware of changes that may impact the product portfolio Work with marketing to develop marketing and communication strategies and data sheets Technical Skills and Experience required for the Product Line Manager HNC/HND or Degree in Engineering or Electronics Experience in product line management within aerospace and defence Experince with roadmapping, aggregation and business case production Experience in RF and Microwave electronics engineering Ability to work with and provide insight to the management team Strong leadership skills and ability to lead and work within cross-functional teams Strong organisational skills; ability to manage diverse and complex projects Financial and Commercial awareness with understanding of margins Possess a strong analytical and technical skill base Exhibit a sense of urgency and independent initiative toward accomplishing objectives Good written, verbal, interpersonal and presentation skills Experience in RF and Microwave engineering sub-systems Experience in all product planning and project management activities Experience with generation planning and pricing analysis Radar system and Electronics knowledge is required Knowledge of Multi-Function Radar Systems, Tactical Radar Systems and Tactical Data Links A Continuous Improvement mentality and a Highly Ethical person. **Security Clearance will be required for this role due to the sensitive nature of the products and therefore only applications from candidates able to obtain this will be considered** If you feel you meet the requirements for the role of the Product Line Manager, then apply directly or contact Peter Heap at Jonathan Lee Recruitment. Either Direct Line 01384 446102 or Email suitable MS Word CV's to peter.heap@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 / Milton Keynes

Manufacturing Performance Manager

Manufacturing Performance Manager High care, feed production sector National Coverage, or at a site if preferable Competitive salary, plus package of Company Car, Private Family Healthcare, 25 days holiday, plus option to buy 5 more Pension, 10% matched contributions Multiple discounts at retailers via online benefits portal We are working with AB Agri, part of the wider ABF Food group, as a retained partner to find an exceptional and inspiring Manufacturing Performance Manager. This new role, reporting to the Head of Manufacturing, forms part of the senior management team and will be instrumental in driving positive manufacturing change through 11 UK operations to increase productivity and effectiveness. ABF are a diversified, international food, ingredients and retail group with sales of £15.8bn and over 138,000 employees in 52 countries. AB Agri is the agricultural division of ABF and have been manufacturing feed sold under the Brands ABN, KW and Trident. It’s the best British feed a farmer can buy, and it's made and delivered by a committed and engaged workforce. This is a rare opportunity to have a position of strategic influence in a growing business. AB Agri are a growing, innovative business seeking diversity and different ways of thinking to deliver their ambitious strategy. Inquisitive people who work passionately and take responsibility will succeed. This business are known for supporting and encouraging personal development and this opportunity has the potential to deliver strong career progression into the wider business. You must already have experience of delivering improvements to complex operations, working with stakeholders at all levels to influence and lead on manufacturing improvements to deliver increase in production output. Your vision and ideas will ensure the business has a robust and dynamic manufacturing platform as AB Agri continue to lead in the way in manufacturing feed. As Manufacturing Performance Manager, your main accountability is the safe manufacture of feed across all compound production sites, ensuring all defined safety, quality, financial and service targets are met, on time in full and are performance driven within a framework of continuous improvement, supportive challenge and a boldness to exceed. In looking for a transformational and dynamic Manufacturing Performance Manager, it is essential you have the following experiences: Extensive operational leadership experience (including FMCG) for 150+ employees The ability to influence others without needing to be there in person to achieve this Knowledge and experience of large-scale process operations across several industries Previous experience managing a significant budget (>£15m) Experience of improvement processes Experience of successfully leading organisational change As the role is about positive influencing, you will be an exceptional people person, you will have the leadership to bring all stakeholders on a journey of change, working with all team members to get strong buy-in to operational transformation. You will be a creative problem solver with resilience to manage ambiguity and doubt. You will have the talent to engage multifunctional teams to deliver on the group strategy to increase productivity and positive change. If you would like further information, on the role, please apply. Jonathan Lee Recruitment are the retained search consultancy working with AB Agri on this role, direct applicants or agency approaches will be directed to Jonathan Lee Recruitment for assessment. AB Agri are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity. They do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status or disability status. 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 / United Kingdom

Product Manager

Product Manager Cambridgeshire Salary Circa £50,000 Car allowance, pension, 15% bonus, 25 days holiday, plus bank holidays. We are recruiting a specialist Product Manager role which will work globally across a modern, rapidly changing, multinational company environment. This position will ideally be suited to candidates with product management, business development or commercial management experience. This multinational business is a manufacturer of high tech, specialist equipment that is used across several industries. Candidates with strong experience of working with a large product range would be encouraged to apply. The Product Manager will be joining a growing Product Management team with responsibility for the company’s highest profit contributing product portfolio. Working alongside the existing Product Managers, the role will be primarily responsible for managing the products for a highly profitable category. The purpose of the role is to maximise the profitability of the product range whilst defining requirements for new products to grow the business, therefore commercial experience is important. This will involve working in partnership with external stakeholders, clients and customers to understand local market conditions and share expertise from a global perspective to create best value from existing products and collect information for new projects As Product Manager your responsibilities will be: Day to day management of a product line including many SKU’s. Working with external stakeholders to establish viability of new market opportunities. Initiate new product developments based on market needs. Management of product launch activities into the target sector/region. Provide Commercial training on products and share expertise around positioning and pricing to local businesses to maximise return. Product Lifecycle Management Analysis of key Product metrics on a global basis to determine performance in the portfolio vs business case projections – taking corrective action as required to achieve full product potential. Responsible for ensuring an on-going and open communication with the key channel managers and internal functions based on varying project and support needs. Ideally you will be educated to degree level or equivalent and have the following attributes: Business to business experience in a product management/business development/commercial management role. Experience of working within a multinational organisation. Experience working with a large product range e.g. high numbers of saleable products, not low volume large capital equipment. As Product Manager you will have the following skills: Product management skills – Ability analyse portfolio and visualise future roadmap. Strong written and verbal communication – Especially in articulating clear requirements from market to internal stakeholders. Organised – to prioritise activities based on commercial importance. Good presentation skills – especially in Training environment. Ability to Lead and influence – In formal review environments. Financial skills - To analyse product performance in life and develop financial business cases. Understanding of Agile and Business Agility methodologies desirable – to help continuously improve the way the organisation works. This is an excellent position with a very progressive business who are true market leaders in their field. The career progression is strong for the right candidate based on attitude, aptitude and success. If you would like further information, please 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 / Bar Hill

Compliance Engineer

Compliance Engineer Location: Farnborough Industry/Sector: Automation A new Compliance Engineer is required for a leading Automation and Robotics company. My client is looking for a talented and motivated Compliance and Safety Risk Manager. The candidate will have a strong understanding of the regulatory compliance schemes and the process required to specify, test, qualify, document and maintain certifications related to Machine Safety and Functional Safety compliance for domestic and international markets. The role of Compliance Engineer will include the following: Interpret and apply regulations, standards and requirements to new technologies/products Work with external testing houses to ensure certifications are achieved and maintained Conduct external Risk Assessment, Design Reviews, Factory/Site Acceptance testing and launch support Prepare technical files for CE certification Provide Safety & Compliance input during the product scoping to identify any concerns for operators interacting with the equipment Evaluate and review schematics and drawings and provide Safety & Compliance input during product development/early design Create and maintain problem resolution procedures and identify need for new tools to support existing solutions The suitable candidate for Compliance Engineer will need to possess the following competences: Bachelor’s degree in engineering, safety or a related science-based field 5+ years’ experience applying safety principles and addressing safety issues in a manufacturing, warehouse or other operations focused environment Experience working on bespoke robotics/machines Excellent written and oral communications skills with the ability to communicate effectively with both technical and non-technical stakeholders Experience supporting safety programmes by means of identifying equipment needs, documentation needs, support equipment needs, staging and support of equipment to be tested, debug capabilities, etc. Experience of interacting with customers, regulatory agencies, test labs, etc. Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon. If you have knowledge of machine safety and compliance regulations and you want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the Compliance 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 / Farnborough

Principal System Engineer - Power Electronics

Principal System Engineer Birmingham Permanent The Role We are looking for a Principal System Engineer who will be responsible for R&D project management and plan making for automotive power electronic products. You will lead technical project delivery for a company who continually strive to improve technology through innovation and who is dedicated to research and development of electric drive technology, industrial and civilian converter technology. Benefits 25 days holiday + 8 bank holidays Holiday allowance increase with length of service Bupa healthcare Free on site car parking Free lunch Monday to Friday Contributory Pension Life assurance Cycle to work scheme Company sick pay Professional Membership fees paid e.g. CIPD, IEEE Family Friendly policies An Independent 24-hour confidential counseling service What you will do: Responsible for R&D and OEM production/prorotytpe project management on automotive power electronic products including main traction inverter, DC12V and DC48V converter and on board AC/DC charger Lead technical project delivery and control progress and budget and hand over to the downstream team e.g. Launch. Carry out overall system design and specification, including but not limited to requirement analysis, scheme design and electrical system simulation. Design technical specification with cost effective components selection Responsible for overall system commissioning, prototype testing and DV Examine the whole product design progress and archive related deliverable documents Establish product technology roadmap and communicate future strategy Strong support required on technical proposal and pre-sale technical engagement to marketing team What you will need: A degree in related subjects of electronic Information, electrical automation, computers with extensive experience in relevant projects and industry. Automotive electrics products development experience Familiar with and rich understanding on electrical vehicle power electronics product development process Familiar with related standards and laws & regulations Proficiency in CAD/CAE/Office software If you are interested in this multifaceted opportunity, plase apply now. 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

Power Electronics Design Engineer

Power Electronics Design Engineer – Gateshead - £ Competitive + Excellent benefits A Power Electronics Design Engineer is required for a thriving electric drives company. The successful candidate will be responsible for design, developing, implementing and testing Power Electronic hardware and software solutions. You will work on a diverse range of cutting-edge applications, notably involving the application of electric drives for high speed electric machines. As Power Electronics Design Engineer – you will be required to Generate design solutions to meet the project requirements using prototyping, simulation, validation and test techniques. Ensuring that all Power Electronic design solutions are robust, reliable, meet the budgeted cost and are on time. Support related activities such as producing drawings and printed circuit board development. Liaise with test and production departments during product introduction process, including test rig design. Support with the installation and commissioning of equipment at the customers premises. Prepare materials for design reviews. Provide advice on all aspects of design and engineering to management and staff to ensure effective decision making. As Power Electronics Design Engineer - you will need A degree in Electrical and/or Electronic Engineering, with a focus on power electronics. Design and test experience of Power Electronic Converters (AC/AC, DC/DC, DC/AC) and/or Motor Drives. Be able to demonstrate experience in using simulation tools including Matlab/Simulink. Knowledge of Power Electronics Design, Analogue and Systems Engineering, Digital Electronics, System Simulation, Semiconductor Switching devices and thermal design, specification of electromagnetic assemblies. Knowledge of EMC and mitigation through design. Awareness of Embedded Systems and Control Engineering Applicants must have excellent communication skills, and potentially have gained experience in the automotive, rail, defence, energy and industrial power products industries. Suitably qualified and experienced Power Electronics Design Engineers should apply today by contacting Paul Robson at Jonathan Lee Recruitment +44(0)1384 446146 or by emailing their CV and covering letter to paul.robson@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 / Gateshead

Principal Engineer, Control Systems

Principal Engineer Control Systems – Electric Vehicle Products – Birmingham - £ Competitive + Excellent benefits A Principal Engineer, Control Systems is required for a brand new automotive technology innovation centre, positioning itself at the forefront of electric and hybrid vehicle technology development. This is a fantastic opportunity to contribute to the advanced engineering of EV and Hybrid vehicle products, for a wide range of global customers. As Principal Engineer Control Systems – you will be required to Capture and interpret control requirements and implement suitable EV controller software architecture. Develop motor control and DC/DC control algorithms. Control modelling using Simulink, MATLAB environments. Generate C code to be used in a model-based environment, whilst working to a V-Cycle based methodology, implementing robust product testing, calibration, verification and version control techniques. Design functionally-safe solutions, including ASIL analysis and working to ISO26262. As Principal Engineer Control Systems – you will have An Engineering degree in a control-related and/or electrical and electronic engineering discipline. Experience of significant project responsibility in an Automotive Tier1 supplier or OEM. An advanced appreciation of modern digital control theory, algorithms, techniques and practical limitations. An enthusiasm for C, MISRA C and AUTOSAR-based control system development. With experience of SysML, FMEA, CAN testing tools, software architecture design, such as Rhapsody, and requirements capture (eg. DOORS). Familiarity with NXP / Infineon processors would be highly desirable. Suitably qualified and experienced Control Systems Engineers should apply today by contacting Paul Robson at Jonathan Lee Recruitment +44(0)1384 446146 or by emailing their CV and covering letter to paul.robson@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 / Birmingham

Head of Drive Technology Department

Head of Drive Technology – Electric Vehicle Products – Birmingham - £ Competitive + Excellent benefits A Head of Drive Technology is required for a brand new automotive technology innovation centre, positioning itself at the forefront of electric and hybrid vehicle technology development. This is a fantastic opportunity to deliver the advanced engineering of EV and Hybrid vehicle products, for a wide range of global customers. As Head of Drive Technology – you will be required to Lead the R&D activities of gate drive technology and product development from requirement to release, defining R&D processes and building development platforms. Lead the key activities during gate drive technology research, including conceptual design. Achieve targets of robustness, cost-effectivity, manufacturability and other requirements by detailed design, analysis, simulation, review, and verification down to each low-level system component. Guarantee the deliverables delivered are optimised, considering the trade-off of cost, size, mass, functional safety, EMC and efficiency; Define and manage the hardware R&D process and workflow that comply with automotive standard such as ISO26262 As Head of Drive Technology – you will have Demonstrable and extended experience in R&D of automotive electronic products and project management. A deep understanding of automotive electronic products design and test. Familiarity with automotive electronic hardware design processes. Experience to include active gate drive circuits, FPGA, PCB, ASIC, Motor Drive and SMPS design. Suitably qualified and experienced Engineers should apply today by contacting Paul Robson at Jonathan Lee Recruitment +44(0)1384 446146 or by emailing their CV and covering letter to paul.robson@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 / Birmingham

Chief Engineer - Electronics

Chief Engineer – Electronics – Nuneaton - £ Highly Competitive DOE A Chief Engineer – Electronics is required for a class-leading high-technology consultancy. Working with prestige and high-profile clients on cutting-edge products, you will deliver an exciting mix of class-leading technology on R&D and client specific projects. As Chief Engineer - Electronics – you will be required to Lead the specification, design and development of complex electronics products for the automotive and off-highway sectors, mainly within the Hybrid and Electric Vehicle arena. Be a hands-on technical focus for design and development activities. Define ECU and electronics strategy within the organisation Provide leadership and mentoring to a small and growing team of Electronics Engineers. Support the definition of the development processes to satisfy demanding automotive standards. To take products from concept, through the full design lifecycle, and participate in successful production launches. Deliver key components of high-technology projects. Be a high-achiever, with the vision, flexibility, determination and enthusiasm to succeed in a fast-paced development environment. As Chief Engineer – Electronics – you will have Extensive experience in automotive powertrain systems. Analogue and digital design expertise, ideally with an automotive pedigree. Proven background of designing with automotive-qualified processors or equivalent, a variety of switch-mode power supplies and a wide variety of I/O circuitry. Experience of taking complex electronics products into volume production. An innovative positive and can-do attitude Experience of applicable processes e.g. ISO26262 A high level of proven experience in embedded controllers and low-level software. The ability to be a confident communicator and demonstrate commercial awareness. What you will get: A highly competitive salary and benefits package, whilst working on exciting and dynamic projects in a fantastic facility. The opportunity to influence some of the most ground-breaking vehicles in the automotive arena today. Suitably qualified and experienced Electronics Engineers should apply today by contacting Paul Robson at Jonathan Lee Recruitment +44(0)1384 446146 or by emailing their CV and covering letter to paul.robson@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 / Lindley

Lead Engineer - Mechanical Systems

Lead Mechanical Design Engineer – EV Systems - Newcastle Upon Tyne - £ Exceptional DOE A Lead Mechanical Design Engineer is required for a highly respected and innovative engineering consultancy. Our client uses expert knowledge to design and manufacture electric drive technologies. This position will lead the mechanical design and development for electric vehicle systems across a wide range of sectors including prestige passenger car, aerospace, commercial vehicle, off-highway and agriculture applications. As Lead Mechanical Design Engineer – EV Systems - you will be required to Specify, design and simulate new transmission and drivetrain technologies including motor drive integration. Demonstrate a respected understanding of electric motor and inverter development and the associated mechanical analysis and simulation techniques. Lead design for manufacture review of new and existing designs. Lead prototype and production build programmes Approve drawing issue and Engineering Change Requests. As Lead Mechanical Design Engineer – EV Systems - you will have Experience working with academic and industrial partners in multi-disciplinary projects and delivering on time and on budget to a demonstrable high standard. Strong product development skills with the ability to propose ideas and get engagement from both industry and academia. Experience of presenting to industry peers. Strong technical and leadership qualities, and technical credibility within the electrification community. Strong analytical skills with an eye for detail Ability to work in cross-business teams and build a rapport with individuals from a variety of backgrounds Financial and business acumen. Excellent written and verbal communication skills Able to work to tight deadlines in a high-pressure environment What you will get: An exceptional salary and benefits package, whilst working on exciting and dynamic projects. Suitably qualified and experienced Mechanical Design Engineers should apply today by contacting Paul Robson at Jonathan Lee Recruitment +44(0)1384 446146 or by emailing their CV and covering letter to paul.robson@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 / Washington

Lead Engineer - Electromagnetic Systems

Lead Engineer – Electromagnetic Systems - Newcastle Upon Tyne - £ Exceptional DOE A Lead Engineer – Electromagnetic Systems is required for a highly respected and innovative engineering consultancy. Our client uses expert knowledge to design and manufacture electric drive technologies. This position will lead the electromagnetic design and development for electric vehicle systems across a wide range of sectors including prestige passenger car, aerospace, commercial vehicle, off-highway and agriculture applications. As Lead Engineer – Electromagnetic Systems - you will be required to Specify, design and simulate new electromagnetic drivetrain technologies including motor drive integration. Demonstrate a respected understanding of electric motor and inverter development and the associated electromagnetic analysis and simulation techniques. Lead design reviews of new and existing designs. Work with material suppliers to maximise the electromagnetic performance of designs. Approve drawings and Engineering Change Requests. As Lead Engineer – Electromagnetic Systems - you will have Experience working with academic and industrial partners in multi-disciplinary projects and delivering on time and on budget to a demonstrable high standard. Strong product development skills with the ability to propose ideas and get engagement from both industry and academia. Experience of presenting to industry peers. Strong technical and leadership qualities, and technical credibility within the electrification community. Strong analytical skills with an eye for detail Ability to work in cross-business teams and build a rapport with individuals from a variety of backgrounds Financial and business acumen. Excellent written and verbal communication skills Able to work to tight deadlines in a high-pressure environment What you will get: An exceptional salary and benefits package, whilst working on exciting and dynamic projects. Suitably qualified and experienced Electromagnetics Engineers should apply today by contacting Paul Robson at Jonathan Lee Recruitment +44(0)1384 446146 or by emailing their CV and covering letter to paul.robson@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 / Washington

Principal Engineer (Manufacturing Systems)

Principal Engineer – Advanced Manufacturing Systems – Coventry - £ Excellent benefits DOE A Principal Engineer – Advanced Manufacturing Systems is required to provide broad-ranging technical leadership in the research and development of advanced manufacturing systems (including the use of digital technologies). You will also play a vital role in the management and further development of collaborative industrial and academic relationships. As Principal Engineer – Advanced Manufacturing Systems – you will be required to Provide specialist guidance in order to bridge the gap between cutting-edge research and commercial reality. Provide strategic direction and roadmaps of technology trends. Develop new business and project partners. Produce high-quality technical material and reports. When appropriate oversee engineers and researchers, to ensure successful project design and delivery. Manage contracts at a strategic level with external partners, including for major items of infrastructure and equipment. As Principal Engineer – Advanced Manufacturing Systems – you will have Excellent organisational skills and technical credibility. Industrial experience of advanced manufacturing systems. The ability to bring the best out of industrial and academic partnerships. Suitably qualified and experienced candidates should apply today by contacting Paul Robson at Jonathan Lee Recruitment +44(0)1384 446146 or by emailing their CV and covering letter to paul.robson@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 / Coventry

Lean Manager

Lean Manager Coventry £50,000pa - £60,000pa A new start up business with an innovative and agile approach to manufacture is seeking to recruit a Lean Manager to take lead responsibility for achieving cycle time targets for the production line, driving the cycle time down in order to meet financial plans and to deploy and maintain a Lean culture and ethos throughout the organisation. As Lean Manager you will support the business with its unique expertise and technology, to achieve its goals in ramping up for volume manufacture. The Lean Manager Key Responsibilities: Delivering the cycle time reduction targets for Manufacturing Development of diagnostics to determine priority areas and track progress Leading cross functional activities on Yamazumi and kaizen events Working with the Quality team to ensure we are tracking yield throughout the process correctly and are able to deploy resource effectively to address root cause of failures In partnership with Quality, Production and Manufacturing Engineering delivering on end of line first pass yield targets Tracking of kaizens and working with the cross functional teams to close them out Coaching of team members in Lean tools Staying informed on industry best practise Define and specify external training deliverables that relate to Lean activities Development and deployment of the Bladon Operating System Be an integral part of the cross functional team to ensure successful new product introductions that meet launch targets Qualifications & Experience; Demonstrable experience within an Lean Operations management role Capable of success in a fast paced environment with changing priorities Proven record of delivering improvement projects Significant experience within a Lean Manufacturing environment - ideally Automotive or Aerospace, including familiarity with Just In Time manufacture 6 Sigma / Lean Certification If you have extensive experience within this field and the ability to deliver in a highly dynamic environment, please apply today or if you have any questions contact Katharine Bignell at Jonathan Lee Recruitment Ltd. If you are a Lean Manager this is a fantastic opportunity to join an innovative engineering Company and use your skills and knowledge within a supportive, engaging environment. 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 / Coventry

Principal Asset Management Consultant

Job title: Principal Strategic Consultant (Asset Management) Location: London £55,000 to £80,000 per annum DOE Permanent A Principal Strategic Consultant for Infrastructure Asset Management is currently required for our client based in London. Our client uses data science techniques and technology solutions to understand and improve the value of assets so they perform better. As a Principal Strategic Consultant your duties and responsibilities will include: Providing direction on projects and offering technical delivery Accountable for deploying new Asset Information systems and creating a lifecycle cost view Working with clients during transformation programmes Interpreting data to support business decisions Identifying business opportunities The ideal candidate will have the following: Experience in one of the following sectors or similar; rail, aviation or highways A degree qualification Previous experience with senior management responsibilities Have a thorough working knowledge of asset management practice Understand asset performance requirements and analysis techniques needed to verify that assets are meeting the required levels of service Familiar with ISO55001 or PASS55000 Strong interpersonal skills Able to work in unfamiliar business areas 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 / London

Design Engineering Manager

Title: Design Manager Location: Warwickshire Industry: Nuclear Salary: £Negotiable Overview: We are currently recruiting for an hands on Design Manager for our client’s new site in the West Midlands area. The role will be responsible for the oversight and successful execution of design engineering projects, technical tender preparations and tender design estimates to schedule and within budget. Additionally, with the Engineering & Projects Director, responsible for the management, development and recruitment of the Company’s West Midlands based engineering resource. The role will be hands on and working with hand calculations along with managing the team and supporting with the documentations. Reporting relationship: Engineering and Projects Director Key Supports: Engineering and Projects Director Engineering Manager Head of Projects Principal Engineers, Senior Engineers, Engineers Project Managers/Engineers Proposals Engineers Key Aims & Objectives: Management of the engineering resource under the direction of the Engineering & Projects Director and in consultation with the Head of Projects Development and recruitment of the West Midlands based engineering resource, potentially including interns and apprentices Management of the technical delivery of a suite of projects to programme and budget Peer review of concept designs, 3D CAD scheme designs, detailed manufacturing drawings and design substantiation by hand calculations. Prime Responsibilities and Duties: Day to day management of the technical aspects of projects Day to day management of the Company’s West Midlands based technical resource Production of the technical aspects and estimates for tenders Peer review of engineering output Substantiation (by hand calculation) of engineering designs Development and recruitment of the engineering resource Job Description – Engineering Manager: The ability to be a hands-on SolidWorks design asset if, and when, required. Assist in general clerical and administrative duties to ensure the smooth running of the West Midlands Engineering Department. Required Skills: Demonstrable track record in engineering design management Demonstrable track record in people management, recruitment, motivation and development Demonstrable track record in engineering design using SolidWorks or similar 3D CAD Technical and commercial acumen Very strong mechanical engineering (or similar) background Exposure to, and understanding of, a wide range of manufacturing processes Qualifications: Minimum of a Degree, HNC/HND in Mechanical Engineering or similar Chartered Engineer IMechE, ideally a fellow is highly desirable Significant experience and references in engineering activities in a highly regulated environment 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 / Hatton

Plant Manager

Role: Plant Manager Location: Rotherham Salary: £Negotiable Overview: We are currently recruiting for a Plant Manager for a renewable facility in Rotherham, the position will be overseeing all commercial and technical activities on the plant, and manage the day to day running activities of the facility, this would suit someone who has been previously working within renewable sector in particular biomass. The Role: The Plant Manager / General Manager will oversee the commercial and technical performance of their Power Plant facility on behalf of its owner. In this role, the Plant Manager / General Manager will ensure that key contracts such as the Fuel Supply Agreement, O&M Contract, Power Purchase Agreement and other offtake arrangements are correctly administered and will liaise with all contractual counter parties in that regard. The Plant Manager / General Manager will also act on behalf of the owner in its relations with local stakeholders and regulatory bodies such as the Environment Agency and Ofgem (the plant earns income under the Renewables Obligation). As well as these day to day activities, the General Manager can be expected to engage with the EPC Contractor on matters arising from post-commissioning engineering works and to engage in the development of capital projects aimed at enhancing the projects environmental and economic credentials (e.g. options for district heating). Tasks & Responsibilities: Reporting to the Managing Director, the General Manager will be responsible for managing the day to day operations of the Plant facility. The Plant Manager / General Manager will work with the Manging Director to establish the employer's systems and processes which will be required to manage regulatory interfaces, O&M, fuel supply, power purchase agreement and ash disposal contracts during operation. Provide leadership in safety throughout the company's business, supporting the O&M Contractor, Fuel Supplier and other site-based Contractors to establish industry leading safe systems of work and safety culture through commissioning and into operations and then to constantly improve on these through the operational phase of the project. Working with the Managing Director, discharge of the employer's accountabilities under the main plant contracts (including the O&M Contract, the Fuel Supply Agreement and the Ash Removal Contract), the Grid Connection Agreement and the Permits and co-ordinate the activities of the O&M Contractor, the Fuel Supplier and TBPP's other main Contractors. Encourage, monitor and support performance initiatives by the O&M Contractor and ensure its compliance with the O&M Contract and continuous improvement. Establish and manage relationships with TBPP's other key stakeholders including OFGEM, the Environment Agency, Northern Power Grid, Insurers and Rotherham Metropolitan Borough Council. Where relevant, support the O&M Contractor in establishing and managing their relationship with these same key stakeholders. Ensure that an on-site fuel testing laboratory (to be operated by others) works safely, accurately and to internationally recognised standards. Ensure high standards of record-keeping. Analyse performance and financial data so that this can be disseminated effectively to the plant owners in reports and at Board meetings. Support the EMSL Finance Manager as required in assessing the financial impacts of technical decisions and issues. Contribute as a member of the team to drive business improvements across the business. Experience & Qualifications: Experience of large-scale process plant operation, ideally power generation. Experience of managing complex contracts with sophisticated counterparties. Track record of partnering with contractors to deliver a high performing, joined up organisation with shared vision and objectives and of driving business performance improvements through the activities of contractors Exceptional organisational skills with the ability to prioritise and multi-task in a dynamic and fast-paced environment Strong relationship management, interpersonal and networking skills, a proactive and co-operative way of working and well-developed political antenna. Professional demeanour with the ability to maintain discretion and confidentiality. Exceptional verbal and written communication skills in English Good team player with a desire to work in a diverse international team 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 / Rotherham

Senior Technical Sales Manager

Senior Technical Sales Manager General Manufacturing £70,000 - £80,000 + car allowance, bonus West Midlands My tier one client is seeking a high calibre Senior Technical Sales Manager who will prove to be a key leader in driving through new business across a range of sectors whilst managing and developing a cross functional team of Key Account Managers. Your duties and responsibilities will include the following: Driving best practice of key account management Delivering on revenue targets and business growth Managing new projects whilst setting long-term sales strategies You will develop business plans, policies and programs associated with the business unit Working closely with Engineering and New Product Development Develop and maintain direct customer relationships at high strategic levels to keep informed of market issues and opportunities Competently manage programs across the organisation Frequent European travel to develop strategic accounts You’ll coordinate with Marketing to identify growth opportunities in relevant sectors We are looking for the following: An experienced technical sales professional with a demonstrable track record of effective man management Experience of working within an engineering environment with a good understanding of manufacturing process Sector experience can include Off-Highway, Marine, Rail and General Manufacturing You’ll be an excellent communicator and relationship builder This person should enjoy the challenge of leading and developing a team Ideally degree qualified 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 / West Midlands

Interior CAS Team Leader

Job title: Interior CAS Team Leader Competitive Salary available (DOE) Location: Hethel, Norwich Automotive Design A fantastic opportunity for a talented and creative individual to lead our clients highly skilled Interior CAS Team. You'll coordinate all interior CAS activities, providing creative input and guidance to your team to help drive the high performance of the team and wider design function. This is an exciting time to join a growing business within the High Performance Automotive industry. Skills, Knowledge & experience: Experience in the CAS Design area Software skills include Alias, Icem, Showcase and CATIA v5. You'll have experience working closely on automotive interior CAS projects from concept to production. Experience gained ideally in a supervisory role, you will have proven leadership skills with a commercial design awareness. Outgoing, confident and articulate, you're comfortable working at pace in an environment where creativity is encouraged. 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 role, please contact Teresa Anderson 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 / Norwich

Colour & Materials Designer - Automotive

Job title: Colour & Materials Lead Competitive Salary available (DOE) Location: Hethel, Norwich Automotive Design A fantastic opportunity for a talented and creative individual to lead our clients highly skilled Colour and Materials Team. You'll coordinate all Colour and Materials activities, providing creative input and guidance to your team to help drive the high performance of the team and wider design function. This is an exciting time to join a growing business within the High Performance Automotive industry. Skills, knowledge & experience: Trained designer with excellent knowledge and working experience of Textile, Leather, Paint and Hard Finish development. Experience gained in the Luxury / Sports Car Vehicle industry, you'll need experience working closely on automotive Colour and Materials projects from concept to production. Software skills include; Photoshop & Illustrator. Experience gained ideally in a supervisory role, you will have proven leadership skills with a commercial design awareness. Outgoing, confident and articulate, you're comfortable working at pace in an environment where creativity is encouraged. 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 role, please contact Teresa Anderson 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 / Norwich

Group Health, Safety and Environmental Manager

UK Group Health, Safety & Environmental Manager Salary: £60,000 to £65,000 + car allowance and benefits Location: Midlands based covering multiple sites across the UK An experienced Health, Safety and Environmental professional is required for an established business, part of a global group involved in the manufacture of precision assembled electro-mechanical products and systems. This is an acquisitive business that has grown rapidly and represents many leading brands with products that are becoming increasingly more sophisticated. As UK Group Health, Safety & Environmental Manager you will have an in-depth understanding of current HSE legislation and more importantly a track record that demonstrates best practise HSE. In this role you will champion, introduce and develop a behavioural based safety culture across all levels and areas of the business and ensure that all employees understand their obligations and responsibilities under the Health & Safety at Work Act. To be considered for this UK Group Health, Safety & Environmental Manager position you will have: Experience working within an industrial, fast paced, multi-site manufacturing or process environment as a Health Safety and Environmental Manager and be a Chartered Member or Fellow of IOSH. Qualifications to NEBOSH National General Certificate or above ideally to Diploma level. An environmental qualification IEMA would be very beneficial. Experience working across all levels from shop floor to director that demonstrates an ability to develop, deliver and sustain a behaviour-based safety culture. Experience working with regulatory bodies, HSE, insurance companies, local councils, environment agency and water authorities will be required. A broad understanding of HSE legislation related to a fast paced industrial/manufacturing workplace. This will include local toolbox talks, Manual Handling, RIDDOR, near miss reporting, PUWER, Fire, DSE, COSHH and Risk Assessment. Experience of OHSAS 18001/ISO 45001/ISO 14001 standards with the ability to audit against these requirements. Developed meaningful Health, Safety and Environmental KPIs that are supported by coaching and training that will deliver a zero-harm environment. Excellent communication skills, listening, verbal, written and presentation, with the credibility and ability to influence, inspire, changing perceptions and behaviours across the business. This will be a high-profile position and you must have the credibility and management ability to deliver a programme of change that will deliver a behaviour-based safety culture within a unionised environment. Working from the Midlands based headquarters you must have the flexibility to travel to other sites across the UK. This newly created role will form part of a senior management team that is driving a culture of sustainable continuous improvement which is having a transformational impact across the business. 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 / West Midlands

Human Resource Business Partner

Human Resource Business Partner Competitive salary + benefits Permanent, full time position based near Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire A Human Resource Business Partner is required for a global FMCG business involved in the processing and blending of specialist products. Based at the regional HQ you will work alongside the senior management team of this forward-thinking organisation and play a leading role in major change programmes that will deliver operational excellence. As a group that have acquired many businesses and invested heavily in new technology, they are now looking to create a culture of continuous improvement based on engagement, empowerment and high performance. With an extensive product range of well-known brands and reputation for innovation and new product development this is a business experiencing growth and transformation. To be considered for this role you must have a track record of delivering sustainable change programmes across all levels of business. To be considered for this Human Resource Business Partner you must have experience of: Working within a fast paced FMCG, Food, Chemical, Automotive, or Pharmaceutical business in a senior HR Manager or HR Business Partner position. Playing a leading role as part of a senior management team responsible for business transformation and creating a culture based on operational excellence, employee engagement, empowerment and ownership Commercially and politically astute with the emotional intelligence to work within a regional HQ operation and all the challenges that can bring. Developing human capital strategies that support business growth, building capability, through collaboration and partnerships. Familiar with working in a matrix management and HR shared services business. Delivering an effective communication strategy for HR, working with peers on resourcing plans, recruitment and succession planning to ensure operational objectives can be met. Full UK employment legislation, providing guidance and interpretation across the business. Excellent communication skills with an ability to influence across all levels of an organisation. This is a permanent full time HR Business Partner position that will require strong leadership and change management skills gained within a fast-paced manufacturing or processing environment. The role will report into a regional HR Director who is creating a HR team tasked with delivering cultural change. This is a dynamic and challenging environment where HR is truly valued and seen as a key enabler for business transformation. 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

Senior/Lead Software Developer

Senior/Lead Software Developer – Stevenage Area Attractive – Permanent A Senior/Lead Software Developer is required within a leading Telecommunications and Satellite and Space Systems Technology Company. You will be involved in Production and maintenance of software components, developing software used by engineers to analyse and plan satellite radio communications. The Senior/Lead Software Developer will be involved with development tasks that are similarly varied, ranging from algorithmic development in back-end components to user interface development using web technologies. The Senior/Lead Software Developer will be involved with projects and working with cutting-edge satellite communications technologies and perform research and development into how software can best support management and operation of them. Responsibilities for the Senior/Lead Software Developer Design and development of software systems across the lifecycle Development of concepts, requirements, design and implementation through to validation Drafting/production of proposal documentation and associated project Analysis of customer requirements and system/ product development lifecycle Network performance analysis through to design and development Work with real-time software radio and IP networking systems, GUIs and test automation systems Provide project leadership to other members of the project team, including mentoring and coaching Enterprise Architecture and Model Based System Engineering and Service Oriented Architectures To contribute to improvements both within and on behalf of customers Supporting requirements engineering, prototyping, integration and test To produce work efficiently and of high-quality according to development standards and programme Carry out software project management & control including consolidation of task estimates Requirements for the Senior/Lead Software Developer A good Honours degree in a relevant subject (Maths, Computer Science or Engineering) A strong interest within Software Development and Experience in leading, coaching teams Ability to apply object-oriented principles to information and software design Strong software development skills across the lifecycle Ability to construct distributed systems, e.g. through use of web services Ability to program in Java, or in another OO language with desire to ‘convert’ to Java Strong experience and awareness of software deployment in operational environments Experience of working in space/satellite industry and understanding of satellite radio communications Experience of drafting proposals and leading projects Understanding of IP networking and network protocols as well as service/network principles Experience of use case analysis and understanding of business/operational analysis Experience in systems engineering to include feasibility studies and system analysis Conduct requirements analysis & traceability and system architectural design and interface definition Ability to program in JavaScript or transferrable skills in web-based user interface development Ability to program in Python, and develop software scripts Ability to develop GUIs through appropriate scripting languages (JavaScript, xml etc.) Experience of GUI monitoring tools and Experience of real-time databases If youy are interested in this position then apply now, or contact Timothy Parkes at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on either 01384 446145 or email tim.parkes@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 / Welwyn Garden City

Principal Engineer, Functional Safety

WMG, University of Warwick, Coventry Principal Engineer, Functional Safety £Competetive Fixed Term Contract until July 2021 Our Client is leading the development of the underpinning science, technology and manufacturing in vehicle electrification in the UK. This role is for a functional safety lead engineer to work as part of a cross functional team bringing these innovative technology building blocks to novel vehicle electrification solutions. You will be working with diverse and novel applications and you will need to be able to apply your functional safety knowledge across sectors and to novel technologies. This will include automotive, aerospace, off-highway, commercial, rail and marine sectors amongst others. You will need a sound knowledge of functional safety legislation and standards, ideally across different sectors. You will help the sub-system technology experts develop the safest solutions as well as the addressing concept safety cases at vehicle level. You will need to be able to help stakeholders and partners understand functional safety and develop training material. You will represent us and need to be able to work effectively with a wide and diverse range of collaborative partners. The key requirements for the job are: Expertise in functional and none functional safety. Experience in systems engineering. Functional safety and mitigation techniques. Experience of the product safety analysis and development of safety cases. Understanding and influencing the standards and legislation across sectors such as automotive, aerospace, rail and off-highway. In return, we will provide a great range of benefits that include an attractive pension scheme, 30 days holiday plus bank holidays and Christmas closure, some fantastic savings on a wide range of products and services, and excellent learning and development opportunities. You will work in a vibrant team with outstanding links to research and industry. We are committed to supporting staff to achieve their potential. We currently hold the Athena SWAN Bronze Award and the University of Warwick holds an Institutional Silver Award: a national initiative that recognizes the advancement of gender equality, representation, progression and success for all in academia. We are supportive of staff with caring responsibilities including a generous maternity/paternity/adoption/parental leave policy, and onsite childcare facilities. We will consider applications for employment on a part-time or other flexible working basis, even where a position is advertised as full-time, unless there are operational or other objective reasons why it is not possible to do so. JOB DESCRIPTION JOB PURPOSE: You will be employed to work on the Vehicle Electrification Systems Team in collaboration with industry and academic partners. DUTIES: To lead the research and development process for Functional Safety of vehicle electrification across multiple sectors such as automotive, aerospace, marine, rail and off-highway. To provide broad ranging technical leadership for the successful and timely delivery of outputs for a range of collaborative functional safety projects within vehicle electrification. This includes effective: technical leadership, planning, monitoring, use of resources, training, analysis and presentation of results to meet project targets. To work with our academics to identify the challenges and needs faced by industry in order to identify, pursue and successfully secure additional funding. To establish collaborative research activities with partner organisations. To broaden the functional safety network by actively seeking new industrial and academic partners. To prioritise requests from various stakeholders to ensure timely delivery of the research programmes and to benefit WMG. To be responsible for process control of the activities occurring in the project workshops and on-road testing, including health and safety, scheduling of activity and training, and to implement quality management protocols and processes related to functional safety. To provide co-supervision of Project Engineers and Research Students to doctoral level to ensure industrial relevance and applicability If you are interested in this exciting Automotive Functional Safety Engineer position, please apply now. WMG 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.

Interim / Warwickshire

Satcom Systems Test Engineer

Satcom Systems Test Engineer Hertfordshire £Competetive Permanent Job Description Our team is involved in establishing the assurance and test programmes for satellite communications networks for both civil and military customers. These networks can involve GEO, MEO and LEO satellite constellation. We are expanding our team and are seeking a Satcom Systems Test Engineer to support the ongoing test programmes that are necessary to ensure mission success. This role will typically require development of the verification/test strategy which encompasses sub-system acceptance, integration and end to end system testing of cutting-edge satellite communications networks. The candidate is expected to work closely with e2E's clients through the test campaigns that will precede Communications Service Launch. Key Responsibilities Development and execution of overall test strategy, test plans and procedures for complex mobile and fixed satcom networks. Development and execution of test cases which incorporate satellite payload, ground systems, satellite radio networks, IP and service networks, OSS and BSS technologies Identifying and troubleshooting system communication paths and capacity performance, as well as conducting post-test data analysis and reporting Create test reports to document issues and assist development with the investigation and resolution of issues Review/comment on testability issues, obvious design flaws, anticipate data collection points and develop plans for and conduct anomaly test and analysis as required Skills, Character and Experience Awareness of both commercial and technical issues Adaptable to new requirements and changing priorities Self-motivated and enthusiastic even under pressure Able to function and communicate effectively within a team and with other personnel Proven ability to work to deadlines and stay focussed on objectives Good document writing and presentation skills Willing to travel for up to one month nationally and internationally to support test execution campaigns Essential Honours degree or equivalent in a relevant Engineering or Science discipline (e.g., Electronics / Communication Systems). Testing experience in a variety of environments/venues, (stand-alone/integrated testing, factory acceptance testing and operational networks) Experience of planning test campaigns, conducting tests, collecting and analysing data from tests, communicating results and anomalies to test management and the customer through both presentations and formal test reports Experience in the troubleshooting of network, RF signal connection and protocol problems Experience and knowledge of IP Network design, including routing and VoIP Skills necessary to evaluate network hardware, software, algorithms and processes to verify and characterize the network capability Knowledge of test tools such as Wireshark, Spirent or equivalent Experience with network challenges associated with systems integration, including COTS integration, capacity and performance analysis, and system architecture design Desirable Experience of military satellite communications systems Knowledge or experience of deploying SDN infrastructure including Kubernetes and Docker Understanding of Satellite Network Transport, Management, and Security hardware and software capabilities Experience in Software Defined Radio Networks and Satellite Communications Payloads Knowledge and experience of test programming languages and scripting If you are interested in this opportunity please apply now. 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 / Welwyn Garden City

Senior Security Systems Engineer

Forefront of innovation in the satellite communications industry for two decades, offering to all its stakeholders unrivalled expertise to design, develop and operate state-of-the-art solutions and systems, world-wide. Our portfolio of services and technology know-how covers the entire spectrum of any satellite communication project, from market opportunity sizing and end-user requirements down to ground network development and operations. To both commercial and defence related domains, we also offer unique modular and agile technology to enable a more user-friendly and accessible use of satellite communication resources. Innovation and ingenuity are the guiding principles of anything we do for our customers. Working with us requires a high level of dedication and personal motivation, commitment and a drive to continually seek to improve things but the results our Group has consistently achieved over the years, at personal and team levels, are outstanding and make e2E a great place to work. Job Description Our Company works in Satellite Communications systems, for commercial and military customers. We are expanding our team and are seeking a Senior Security Systems Engineer to assist with the security design and implementation of satellite systems and their telemetry, tracking and command (TT&C) networks and component parts; providing advice on the design, procurement and implementation of secure satellite networks, particularly their TT&C systems and cryptographic component parts. Key Responsibilities Establish and/or provide advice on security requirements for satellite systems. Undertake the top-level design of secure satellite communications system architectures. Advise clients on the implementation of Security Policy, Security Management Systems and Security Controls. Carry out security risks assessments of such architectures to establish both the security measures and strength of measures required. Provide advice to clients on the implementation of security measures through technical, physical and personnel means. Provide advice to clients on the design, development and implementation of secure TT&C systems. Provide advice to clients to support the procurement and contract of secure satellite systems. Provide advice to clients on the evaluation and certification of security components. Ensure compliance to appropriate security standards and security evaluation and certification requirements. Support a secure communications study involving the use of quantum techniques for cryptographic key distribution. Attend, and constructively contribute to, meetings with our Satcom's customers and partners. Skills, Character and Experience Experience of working as an integral part of a highly focused team Proven ability to take full responsibility for the delivery of critical system components Track record of developing innovative and efficient solutions to defined problems Evidence of being able to work within tight timescale and budgetary constraints Proven ability to produce clear, concise and unambiguous documentation confirming to applicable technical and quality standards Good customer-facing and communication skills with ability to produce and present clear, concise and unambiguous presentations to customers and other clients Essential Graduate with a good Honours or Masters degree in a relevant subject (eg telecommunications, communications security, satellite engineering). Equivalent qualifications and/or experience can be considered as an alternative Practical experience in the application of ISO27001/2 (or equivalent) and implementation of Security Management Systems within projects of various sizes The person will have >5 years of experience of security systems engineering on communications systems System level design and assessment of secure communications networks particularly those that include over-the-air interfaces Good understanding of the evaluation, certification of secure government and military communications networks (and component parts) through, for example, Common Criteria (CC) and the NCSC Assisted Product Scheme (CAPS) Good understanding of cryptographic systems including key management Desirable Chartered Engineer or equivalent Recognised security qualification such as CISSP or CCP Experience of satellite communications systems Experience of satellite telemetry, tracking and command (TT&C) systems. Knowledge of satellite system telemetry and command protocols (e.g. CCSDS) Working with MOD DAIS security teams, knowledge of JSP440, JSP604 Knowledge of quantum communications systems, particularly for secure cryptographic key distribution (QKD) If you are interested in this exciting opportunity please apply now, or send your CV to tim.parkes@jonlee.co.uk for consideration. 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 / Welwyn Garden City

Principal AUTOSAR Software Engineer

Job title: Principal AUTOSAR software Engineer Department: Electronics and Control Department Location: Birmingham Hours of work: 37 hours a week Contract: Permanent Salary: Competitive Working hours: Hours: 9:00 – 18:00 Mon -Thurs and 09:00 -15:00 on a Fri (1hour unpaid lunch). Reference: 1-5 Salary Range £50-60000 p/a The Role Our Client are a brand new R&D facilitiy for a long-established rail and aurtomotive power electronics semiconductor manufacturer of IGBTs and DC Converters. This role will be responsible for developing and maintaining AUTOSAR code for different projects, participating architecture design of hardware and software. This role will also be responsible for the AUTOSAR software development of the next generation based on the functional safety requirements. Benefits This is a great place to work with opportunities for professional and personal development. Our benefits include: 25 days holiday + 8 bank holidays Holiday allowance increase with length of service Bupa healthcare Free on site car parking Free lunch Monday to Friday Contributory Pension Life assurance Cycle to work scheme Company sick pay Professional Membership fees paid e.g. CIPD, IEEE Family Friendly policies An Independent 24-hour confidential counseling service Key responsibilities Leading and participating in software architecture design Leading evaluation of different processor platforms, different hardware architecture designs Leading evaluation of functional safety solutions, and ASIL decomposition solutions Leading development of peripheral drivers, generating AUTOSARmiddleware and debugging code Integration of basic software, third-party MCAL, algorithm software and OEM software, provision of complete AUTOSAR compliant control software Making plans and monitoring progress for software integration and testing Writing technical documentation Actively corporate with other colleagues, organize meetings to discuss critical issues, update and progress in time with the awareness of timeline Teamwork with control engineer and embedded software engineer to specify hardware and software architecture, provide complete middleware and testing plan Support functional safety engineer to evaluate functional safety performance of control hardware To maintain effective working relationship with core members, guarantee efficient circulation of technical information among departments Actively communicate with external suppliers, universities, research institutes and clients, keep in line with the cutting-edge technology and future trending technology Core Skills and Education Minimum Bachelor’s degree in electronics/ electronics related discipline, 5 years and above working experience in the area of embedded software development and testing in automotive industry Robust experience with AUTOSAR 3.0 or 4.0 standard Experience with software architecture design tool like Rhapsody, PREEVision and etc. Familiar with NXP or Infineon processors Familiar with Tasking, GHS or Code warrior compilers Familiar with SPI, CAN, FlexRay or Ethernet and LLD Familiar with RTOS Analog and digital circuit Familiar with XCP protocol and diagnosis protocol Familiar with safety critical code standard like MISRA C Excellent embedded C programming and assembly programming techniques Familiar with ISO26262 Familiar with V model software testing process and version control Familiar with requirements management tool like DOORS etc Experience with functional safety software like Medini SysML/UML modelling FMEA awareness will be desirable If you are interested in this very exciting opportunity please apply now! 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

Principal Module Process Development Engineer

Job title: Principal Module Process Development Engineer Contract: Permanent Salary: Competitive Working hours: Hours: 9:00 – 18:00 Mon -Thurs and 09:00 -15:00 on a Fri (1hour unpaid lunch). Reference: 3-6 The Role This role will be responsible for power device packaging process development, in charge go the manufacturability design of power semiconductor module, including soldering process, USW process, wire bonding, gel filling. Key responsibilities · Responsible for the manufacturability design and review, including but not limited to die attaching, soldering, wire bonding, USW, gel filling. · Responsible for soldering process of power device packaging, to ensure the normal production of the soldering process · Debug and optimize the soldering process to guarantee the soldering process meet the required specifications · Participate in new packaging process development, such as soldering, silver sintering, TLP, etc., and promoting product implementation. · Solve the existing process problem in production, improve yield and analyse defective products. · Responsible for the formulation and implementation of the process test plan; · Development of equipment required for the packaging process; · Assist structural engineers to design and process welding fixtures; · Define working documents such as job instructions, inspection standards, equipment maintenance specifications, and related training for operators. Core Skills and Education · A Degree or equivalent in a microelectronics, semiconductor, physics, materials and other related subjects; · At least 7 years of experience in R&D of power device packaging process · Solid background in power device packaging process, microelectronics, semiconductor physics, and materials science. · Familiar with various packaging processes and equipment · Familiar with reflow soldering process · Familiar with quality analysis and process solutions of various soldering products of power module · Understand the failure analysis of the power module · Know about Solid Edge or other 3D design software · Understand the working principle and application of power devices If you are interested in this exciting opportunity please apply now! 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

Principal Module Reliability Engineer

Job title: Principal Module Reliability engineer Department: Integration Technology Department Location: Birmingham Hours of work: 37 hours a week Contract: Permanent Salary: Competitive Working hours: Hours: 9:00 – 18:00 Mon -Thurs and 09:00 -15:00 on a Fri (1hour unpaid lunch). Reference: 3-5 The Role This role will be responsible for power module reliability analysis and test of power electronics devices, components and assemblies. Establish a module product reliability analysis method and workflow. Benefits TEIC is a great place to work with opportunities for professional and personal development. Our benefits include: 25 days holiday + 8 bank holidays Holiday allowance increase with length of service Bupa healthcare Free on site car parking Free lunch Monday to Friday Contributory Pension Life assurance Cycle to work scheme Company sick pay Professional Membership fees paid e.g. CIPD, IEEE Family Friendly policies An Independent 24-hour confidential counseling service Key responsibilities Responsible for the planning and implementation of reliability research of power modules Responsible for the optimization of power module reliability research system and the introduction of reliability methods and tools; Responsible for understanding and confirming customer requirements for reliability of power modules and making evaluation plans Establish and improve power module reliability test platform; Define and improve power module reliability test standards and related manuals Participate in the company's cutting-edge product reliability research, patent excavation and application Research and development of new test methods for reliability concerns; Study reliability failure mechanisms of new power device packaging Responsible for reliability analysis and health monitoring of power modules such as IGBTs and SiC and GaN; Establish life prediction and health monitoring systems for power modules; Establish failure models for various failure criteria based on various tests (stress-strain, humidity, vibration) data; Analysis of the failure mechanism of power modules to promote rectification and implementation; Research and tracking of cutting edge technology in power semiconductor module reliability; Assist in the development of departmental teams and newcomers training; Core Skills and Education Master or PhD Degree or equivalent in a reliability, physics, materials, semiconductor ,and other related subjects; The equivalent of a PhD with at least 2 years of experience, a Masters with at least 5 years of experience At least 2 years of experience in power module reliability analysis Solid background in DFR: ALT, HALT, Weibull analysis, reliability prediction, MTTF, life date analysis etc. Proficient in the power modules reliability test, using reliability statistics to interpret test results Proficient in the failure mechanism of power module reliability test Familiar with power semiconductor device package structure and packaging process Have a strong ability to solve problems scientifically and systematically (determine the root cause, promote improvement measures and completely solve the problem) If you are interested in this oportunity please apply now. 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

Information Security Manager

Information Security Manager IT, Applications & Development - Hatfield, Hertfordshire Competitive Salary Our Client are looking for a self-starting individual who can take ownership of the Information Security Control and Risk Landscape within the business. As a greenfield / start-up, the model's definition is new and requires significant input to develop and implement. You will work alongside the Infrastructure and applications teams as part of the overall Information Technology function to define, influence and own the security control landscape. While this role will predominantly be focussed on management of risk and control, their will be occasional requirement to support the organisation technically in the achievement of the control objectives. As a greenfield site, a security control model has been defined but now needs to be delivered. The successful candidate will work with the technology teams to implement these controls, define the operating procedures and take ownership of the end to end security model. Job Duties and Responsibilities Ownership of the overall Information Security Framework and its successful delivery within the organisation Ownership of the information security policy set and their adoption within the organisation Ownership of the security control landscape and its successful operation within the organisation. Ownership of Security incidents and their management within the organisation Ownership of innovations to the organisation's security model. Ownership of the Security Risk Register and its accuracy within the organisation. The identification and alignment with relevant legislative and regulatory frameworks applicable to the organisations operating models and territories. Interfacing with management across the organisation to understand their technology and business process requirements in order to ensure that adequate security is developed and maintained. The identification and management of new risks based on the ever-changing external threat landscape and their appropriate allocation of ownership within the organisation. The management of the organisation's information assets and alignment with appropriate data protection frameworks such as GDPR/DPOv2. The ongoing reporting and KPI development for Information security in order to report its effectiveness within the organisation to the management team. The review of technology & service proposals from the business to ensure that they do not compromise the existing security model and have adequate security built in. The management of the annual Threat and Vulnerability management programme for the organisation. The management of the ongoing Security Awareness and Cultural engagement programme for the organisation. Managing third party security specialists from partners / vendors to aid in the delivery of the overall security programme and its objectives. Management of the security exceptions process, associated risks and violations. Supporting the daily operations and running of the technical teams through advice and information relevant to the business from the external security threat landscape. Management of information security incidents and the associated business impacts. Management of the ongoing Security Monitoring and Alerting programme. Management of the day to day security controls within the estate such as those protecting EUC, Servers, Infrastructure and other aspects of the Organisations attack surface. To undertake other reasonable duties as required by the management team. Person Requirements (Knowledge, Skills, Qualifications and Experience) You will have a minimum of 5 years' experience in an information security focussed role. You will have a technical background in either, infrastructure, applications or EUC including hands on experience and expertise in these area(s). You will have a recognised security qualification such as ISC2 CISSP, CISA or CISM or the equivalent proven experience. You will have prior knowledge of security frameworks such as PCI-DSS, ISO27001, CIS CCFv7, NIST, and will have experience in the delivery and/or management of at least one of them. You will have knowledge and experience of cloud platforms such as Microsoft 365, Azure, AWS & G-Suite and the associated security models available. You will have experience working with and managing the deliverables from third party specialists within the cyber industry such as service providers in the Penetration testing industry. You will have strong attention to detail as well as good written and verbal communication skills You will be able to work autonomously or as part of a team as needed and be able to manage multiple stakeholders at different levels of the organisation often with conflicting priorities. You will be an analytical thinker with proven problem solving skills. If you are interested in this opportunity please apply now! 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 / Hatfield

IT Manager

Job Title: IT Manager Location: Banbury Hours of work: 37.5 hours per week Salary range £55-60000 p/a Main purpose of job: The IT Manager will be responsible for formulating, communicating and implementing future organisational IT strategy. The role will also manage the delivery of day-to-day IT services, balancing speed and quality of delivery with a thoroughly commercial approach. The successful candidate will possess strong technical and programme management skills which will prove essential for leadership planning and delivery of a series of key infrastructure transformation projects. Scope of job: Reporting to: General Manager / AGM Other features: The role is based at Banbury but there will be some occasion travel associated with this role, both in the UK and abroad as required. Main duties: Lead the development of the company's IT strategy and prepare corresponding business capital justification requests required to achieve formal sign off. Manage the associated implementation programme and diagnosis of systems, data and process implications/requirements; Ensuring the stability of operational systems and processes are maintained and that service is delivered within agreed KPI targets and annual budgets; Identify and deliver key strategic technology programmes which will provide the company with a fit for purpose systems environment that enables and complements the business strategy; Develop, lead and manage the IT team to ensure they are capable of supporting the IT strategy whilst ensuring the correct resources are in place to support the overall business strategy Develop, manage, co-ordinate and control all companywide IT budgetary aspects; Driving a "value for money" IT solutions mentality throughout the company; Ensure the management team is fully appraised on IT developments and is comfortable with, and committed to, the IT strategy and associated resourcing; Cultivation of a continuous improvement environment with the IT function. Must have a risk approach to service delivery Responsibilities: - Knowledge of quality standards, including IATF16949, and customer requirements - To project a professional image of the company to customers/visitors - To use the escalation procedure for any issues/concerns. Health, Safety & Environmental Responsibilities: - Comply with Health & Safety and Environmental Policies - Comply with the General Risk Assessments - Comply with the Manual Handling Risk Assessments - Comply with COSHH Risk Assessments - Comply with the Lock Out Tag Out Procedure (where applicable) - Comply with the Safe System of Work documents - Take appropriate actions in emergency situations Principles of the team: - Multi skilling - Flexibility - Continuous Improvement Activities - Development of good Team Behaviours in line with Magna expectations. Skills & Experience: An Entrepreneurial leader who displays a positive and "can do" attitude and understands what IT services can deliver to support a large and fast moving organisation in the 21 st century A clear and confident communicator able to reduce the seemingly complex to short well defined arguments which a less IT literate audience can readily grasp. Experience of managing a business of similar scale and complexity. Extensive experience of Project Management and successful delivery of major infrastructure transformation projects. Experience of supplier management, contract negotiation for IT related services Experience of delivering significant change with an ability to communicate a clear and compelling vision to achieve the necessary buy in from all key stakeholders. Strong knowledge and experience of MES and or SAP / ERP Systems Experience of EDI / Logistics Scheduling Experience of resource/capacity planning for a large organization and ability to justify increases in resource requirements when implementing key projects that require additional headcount. Experience of managing an IT team previously in a large organisation Must have team leadership skills and an ability to develop staff This is a brief outline of the role and is by no means exhaustive. The post holder will be expected to undertake duties as appropriate to the position and grade. Significant changes to the role and its responsibilities would be subject to appropriate consultation with the post holder. If you are interested in this exciting role, please apply now! 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 / Banbury

Video Intelligence Research Engineer

Video Intelligence Research Engineer(Job Number: 44775) Description Salar £40-55000 Depending upon experience Role Overview We are looking for a Research Engineer with good knowledge and experience in system architecture and development for our European Big Data Laboratory in London. As part of Hitachi's European Research and Development Centre you will help to identify and develop new solutions in collaboration with our customers and business units leveraging Hitachi technologies and research. In this position, you will work initially on creating solutions for video analytics and public safety but can expect to work on projects in other technical and business fields later on. You will explore and understand relevant state-of-the-art technologies in each field and develop solutions for our customers by integrating third-party technologies. Knowledge and experience in network security is an advantage. As a Research Engineer, you will work closely with researchers within R&D primarily in Europe, but you will also be expected to connect with researchers in Japan and North America, as well as business consultants and clients in Europe. You will report to the Head of the European Big Data Laboratory and will be based in London. Main Tasks and Responsibilities Designing video and image analytics solutions based on knowledge and experience of system architecture. Prototyping solutions by developing the necessary software and integrating relevant technological components with appropriate modifications. Demonstrate the value of the solution to targeted users in a collaboration with business units. Preparing and submitting patents on the technical solutions to provide competitive advantage and protect IP; and after obtaining appropriate protection, publishing technical results to establish Hitachi as a leader in big data and advanced analytics. As part of a team, planning, preparing and executing Proof-of-Value (PoV) of solutions and refining the solution based on external feedback. As part of a team, presenting proposals to business units to develop commercial opportunities aligned with current and/or future product lines. Communicate with business units and customers to understand their requirements. Attend meetings with Business Units and customers, presenting and communicating ideas and concepts. Collaborate with R&D co-workers, customers, partners, engineers, and business units with the goal of commercialising the proposed solution. Communicate with Lab Manager on any project issues, where these cannot be resolved within the team. Prepare demonstrations and presentations to BUs and customers. Key Skills and Experience Essential: Master's degree in computer science, data science, mathematics or related field Good knowledge of and experience with system architecture, network security, database, linux operation (installation, shell commands, and shell scripts), and/or system integration Good programming skills (preferably with JavaScript) Ability to employ innovative video and image analytics, visualisation techniques and machine learning techniques to support the resolution of complex problems Desirable: Knowledge and experience of video and image analytics Knowledge and experience of web-based programming such as node-red, node.js, and REST API Knowledge and experience of video / image processing such as RTSP, ONVIF, similar image searching, and image recognition Knowledge and experience of virtualizations such as vmware, virtualbox, and/or docker Excellent communication and presentation skills Strong willingness to discover social infrastructure related issues in various regions and to solve them with Video Analytics solutions Experience in identifying and solving technical issues and performing quantitative evaluations and comparisons of technologies in terms of performance, reliability, resource consumption, usability, and functionality Proven delivery of innovative solutions is desired Experience of leading novel research project from concept proposal to prototype development Benefits Package In addition to offering a market competitive salary and discretionary bonus scheme, Hitachi also provide an attractive benefits package, which is regularly reviewed, and offers a wide range of benefits that you can choose from, including: Company Funded Benefits Market competitive salary and discretionary bonus scheme Generous holiday entitlement - with the option to buy up to an additional 8 days per year A Holiday Banking scheme allowing you to bank untaken holiday to use another year Group Personal Pension Private Medical Insurance with self-funded option to increase cover to include family members Employee Assistance Programme available to all employees Personal Accident Insurance Voluntary Benefits (funded by employee) including; Cycle To Work scheme Gym Membership Dental Insurance with option to include dependent children Health screening Dining card If you are interested in this opportunity please send your CV to Tim.Parkes@jonlee.co.uk or call Tim Parkes on 01384 446145 for more information - you can apply online also. 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 / London Wall

Heavy Duty Diesel Calibration Engineer

Heavy Duty Diesel Calibration Engineer £Competitive plus benefits Peterborough Automotive A Heavy Duty Diesel Calibration Engineer is required to assess and document test results and delivery of calibrations for an engine development programme. Candidates with Heavy Duty engine/Off Highway experience would be well received. Due to increased workloads this company, the world's largest independent company for development, simulation and testing technology of powertrains, requires a proactive Heavy Duty Diesel Calibration Engineer to ensure that all target criteria are met and that the powertrain works to its full efficiency in all operating conditions. The role will be based at a client's site in Peterborough. As a Heavy Duty Diesel Calibration Engineer, you will be required to: Calibrate dataset development in-line with attribute targets Dataset validation for operational and test conditions Develop and refine of engine test plans Analyse results and carry out preparation of recommendations Liaise and report to various functions within the organisation Promote robust solutions to address client issues using company portfolio of services and knowledge The Heavy Duty Diesel Calibration Engineer should have the following skills or experience: Degree qualified in an engineering discipline, a Masters or PhD in specific subject area is preferred Good knowledge of Combustion Engineer Fundamentals and factors effecting emissions and performance Good working knowledge of Engine Management Systems and related tools and software Knowledge of data analysis tools such as CONCERTO or equivalent is advantageous Understanding of worldwide emissions legislation (particularly NRMM Stage V) is beneficial This is an excellent opportunity for anyone with a good understanding of diesel calibration to develop your career. In return for your experience, this Peterborough based role, for a leading a powertrain consultancy, will offer you: £Competitive Pension PHC Flexitime Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon. If you have experience as a Heavy Duty Diesel Calibration Engineer and you want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about this role, please contact Paul Branton at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01268 455525. Your CV will be forwarded to Jonathan Lee Recruitment, a leading engineering and manufacturing recruitment consultancy established in 1978. The services advertised by Jonathan Lee Recruitment are those of an Employment Agency.

Permanent / Peterborough

Financial Controller

Financial Controller - FTC £Competitive plus benefits Basildon Automotive A Financial Controller is required to create the financial forecasts and reports on actual performance on a monthly and quarterly basis as well as an annual basis to the group Finance and Controlling functions. Candidates with strong financial control and financial reporting experience would be well received. Due to maternity leave this company, the world's largest independent company for development, simulation and testing technology of powertrains, requires a proactive Financial Controller, based in Basildon, to manage the Finance team, consisting of 5 team members, ensuring a smooth running of the Finance function. As a Financial Controller you will be required to: Responsible of the accuracy and completeness of the financial records Signing off purchase orders, invoices and expenses for the purpose of the financial review and approval Authorising payments such as supplier payment runs, expense payment runs, VAT, payroll and PAYE or other ad hoc payments required Reviewing and signing off payroll workings and payments as prepared by the payroll administrator Creating the monthly Financial Accounts Management of the annual audit process for financial reporting in accordance with Local GAAP and IFRS Creating the company Forecasts and Plans in collaboration with the Sales and HR department Monthly, quarterly and yearly reporting to the parent of the group The Financial Controller should have the following skills or experience: Qualified accountant (ACA, ACCA, CIMA) Proficiency in Microsoft Office packages such as Excel and PowerPoint Excellent communication and presentation skills Personable team player with a hands on approach Strong sense of responsibility, commitment and accountability This is an excellent opportunity for anyone with strong leadership skills with ability to manage a small team to develop your career. In return for your experience, this Basildon based role will offer you: £Competitive Pension Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon. If you have experience as a Financial Controller you want to be considered, please apply today. This will be a 12 month Fixed Term Contract. If you have any questions about the Financial Controller role, please contact Paul Branton at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01268 455525. Your CV will be forwarded to Jonathan Lee Recruitment, a leading engineering and manufacturing recruitment consultancy established in 1978. The services advertised by Jonathan Lee Contracts are those of an Employment Business.

Contract / Basildon

Talent Acquisition Manager

Talent Acquisition Manager £Competitive plus benefits Basildon Automotive A Talent Acquisition Manager is required to provide leadership, partnering with hiring managers and HR business partners, to set and drive recruitment strategy, process, tools, and metrics while managing the outsourced recruitment providers. Candidates with a proven track record of delivering multiple volume recruitment campaigns, gained in a customer-facing role would be well received. Due to increased workloads this global company, based in Basildon, requires a proactive Talent Acquisition Manager to lead European-wide external hiring projects. As a Talent Acquisition Manager you will be required to: In partnership with hiring managers and HR Business Partners, develop plans to attract critical skills and talent, in line with the company's Diversity and Inclusion strategy Implement and ensure consistency with our recruiting policies and procedure Represent Talent Acquisition in Britain and oversee relationships with recruitment preferred suppliers and other external organisations Select first class suppliers, using our procurement process, develop robust SLA's and manage outsource partners against those SLA's and KPI's Responsible for robust budget and cost management of recruitment activities Operate as an expert in industry best practices, monitoring new trends and opportunities to consistently raise the standard for recruitment Utilise emerging digital trends to ensure the company's place in the recruitment market, leveraging the global brand Work with counterparts in Europe and globally, to maximise alignment of best practice recruitment processes and policy Track and analyse statistical recruiting data to determine effectiveness of all recruiting activities, including time to hire and cost per hire The Talent Acquisition Manager should have the following skills or experience: Degree qualified and ideally CIPD qualified Experience of working with an outsourced recruitment provider, including management of service level agreements, KPI's and budget responsibility A wide understanding of the UK recruitment market with experience in delivering projects across a range of disciplines and seniority levels Strong communication skills, both written and verbal, skilled at partnering with, and influencing, HR and Management partners across multiple skill teams Demonstrated customer service focus, and proven track record in providing an excellent candidate experience and meeting SLA goals Comfortable operating with a relatively high degree of independence and open to working as part of a global team This is an excellent opportunity for anyone with a good understanding emerging recruitment trends and experience of effective use of social media tools to develop your career. In return for your experience, this Basildon based global brand will offer you: £Competitive Pension Car Scheme Medical Insurance Discount Schemes Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon. If you have experience as a Talent Acquisition Manager and you want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the Talent Acquisition Manager role, please contact Paul Branton at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01268 455525. Your CV will be forwarded to Jonathan Lee Recruitment, a leading engineering and manufacturing recruitment consultancy established in 1978. The services advertised by Jonathan Lee Recruitment are those of an Employment Agency.

Permanent / Basildon

Quality and Manufacturing Engineering Manager

Quality and Manufacturing Engineering Manager Permanent position - Sunbury On Thames Manufacturing - Thermal Systems and Motion Control products. Salary negotiable The Quality and Manufacturing Engineering Manager will work across operations, supply chain and design engineering to provide manufacturing engineering expertise in supporting existing and new products, defining new and support existing processes. The company specialises in the design and manufacture of Thermal Systems and Motion Control products for various sectors including the commercial and military aerospace, rail and oil & gas sectors. Due to an increase in projects, they require a Quality and Manufacturing Engineering Manager on a permanent staff basis. As the Quality and Manufacturing Engineering Manager, you will be required to: Implement lean manufacturing methods including 1-piece flow lines and visual factory to reduce throughput times, rework/scrap and work in progress. Also apply statistical tools and methodologies where applicable. Initiate and lead improvement projects and CAPEX to enable new process and product introductions. Provide day-to-day manufacturing engineering support for the production cells to enable customer schedule adherence (Fracas/concessions, change notes or MRB - material review board. Leading and working to ensure the most cost-effective manufacturing process flows are defined when introducing new products into operations. Instil new products and modified processes into manufacturing/operations Project co-ordinator and serve as senior link between design, project management and operations. Project manage new product introductions and the manufacture of legacy products from release to production through the product life cycle. Participate in the management of the technical direction, including the implementation and improvement of the NPI procedure, business technology and product strategy and the recommendation and implementation of organisational improvements. The Quality and Manufacturing Engineering Manager should have the following skills or experience: Proven experience in a management role within a dynamic operations environment. Full understanding of regulatory requirements for the supply of products to the Aerospace or a similar regulatory manufacturing organisation. Manufacturing Engineering Management experience in a responsive engineering company. Strong leadership qualities with a strong aptitude for motivating others. A proven track record of generating and maintaining process maps, PFMEA's and control plans. Strong knowledge of lean manufacturing principles. Experience of using Fishbone/Ishikawa diagrams. Significant technical and problem-solving experience in an electro-mechanical manufacturing environment. Ideally qualified in Manufacturing, Mechanical or Electrical Engineering. Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon. If you have experience as a Cell Leader and you want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the role, please contact Justin Wainwright at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01268 889267. 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 / Sunbury

Technical Service Manager

Technical Service Manager Permanent position - Slough Packaging Solutions Manufacturing Salary negotiable We are recruiting for a Technical Service Manager - this is a demanding role based in the UK, Slough site with dual responsibility for resolving any technical issues and promoting the product range on customer sites in Asia, Australasia and Latin America The client is a global innovative packaging solutions manufacturer and due to an increase in overseas projects, they require a Technical Service Manager on a permanent staff basis. As the Technical Service Manager, you will be required to: Provide technical support to our customers including the company's network of international distributors/brokers. Assist customers in setting machine parameters and tolerances on filling/wadding and induction equipment. Analyse failed product performance and determine the root cause, both in laboratory and at filling lines. Attend line trials and assist customers in achieving successful technical performance. Compile extensive, factual and detailed analysis reports on technical issue resolution. Give training to customers concerning proper induction set up and evaluation. Provide technical support to the company sales managers and brokers with focus on Asia, Australasia and Latin America to profitably grow market share in those regions. Successful managing of customer relationship in technical matters to ensure their collaboration. General troubleshooting and problem resolution at customer's production lines. Work closely with the sales and technical teams to support projects promoting global product range. IMPORTANT: Frequent travel (assume around 10 days per month) will be required throughout Asia, Australasia and Latin America. Some of this will be accompanying/supporting sales managers and some of this will be independent travel. The Technical Service Manager should have the following skills or experience: A recognised engineering degree or equivalent. A strong background working in the food or pharmaceutical industry preferred. A good level of Spanish or Chinese speaking. Experience of working closely with an international sales team, managing technical sales projects through to completion alongside the team of sales managers Experience in dealing with quality complaints Ability to analyse data and write clear concise reports on application and quality issues Able to work as part of a small cross-functional team This role has an attractive salary and benefits package for an experienced and qualified Technical Service Manager Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon. If you have experience as a Technical Service Manager and you want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the role, please contact Justin Wainwright at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01268 889267. Your CV will be forwarded to Jonathan Lee Recruitment, a leading engineering and manufacturing recruitment consultancy established in 1978. The services advertised by Jonathan Lee Recruitment are those of an Employment Agency.

Permanent / Slough

International Bus. Dev. and Sales Manager

International Business Development and Sales Manager Salary: Competitive Location: Leicester An International Business Development and Sales Manager is required to create, identify, develop and close profitable new business within Middle East markets. Candidates with experience of B2B and B2C within high technology environments would be well received. A high technology company based in Leicester with strong potential growth, requires an outstanding and experienced International Business Development and Sales Manager who has experience as a campaign leader throughout pursuit, negotiation and contract signature of large scale programme values. As an International Business Development and Sales Manager you will be required to: - To take the lead in development of new sales and marketing plan to secure the company new orders pipeline and growth. - To take ownership of business opportunities into profitable orders that will ensure order intake and to achieve sustainable market growth. Work collaboratively and transparently with the key stakeholders and manage key market and customer relationships as well as with local partners. - To take ownership of his/her Order Intake forecast commitment in terms of time and value. - To comply with company processes and UK and International laws. - Leading the bidding processes within the internal team to build a winning proposal. As the International Business Development and Sales Manager, you should have the following skills or experience: - A Business Development & Sales professional who has experience of B2B and B2C business opportunities, including working with local business partners. - Proven experience as campaign leader throughout pursuit, negotiation and contract signature of large scale programmes value. - An effective team player who can interface at all levels within the organisation and who can operate successfully in a multi-disciplined and multi-cultural environment. - Adept at selling by building trusted customer relationships. - Relevant military/security knowledge with an understanding of the primary drivers, stakeholders and competitors would be highly advantageous. - Experience in operating in the Middle East would be highly advantageous. - Superior interpersonal and communication skills, presentation both written and verbal. - Motivated leader with strong ambition to build the company success. - Strategic thinker, Independent, self-motivated, Multi-tasking and dynamic leader. - Significant overseas traveling required. - Necessary Security clearance to perform the above tasks. This is an excellent opportunity for anyone with knowledge and experience of International Business Development and Sales Management within technology environments to develop your career. In return for your experience, this high technology company will offer you: - Competitive Salary. - Comprehensive Benefits, including a ‘9 day working fortnight’. Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon. If you have knowledge and experience of International Sales and Business Development and you want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the International Business Development and Sales Manager role, please contact Paul Broadhead at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384 446 155. 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

Project Procurement Manager

Project Procurement Manager Salary Range: Competitive Location: Telford Defence Land Systems Company. An experienced Project Purchasing Manager is required for a leading Defence Land Systems Company based in Telford, you will be responsible for the delivery of coherent Project Procurement management, highlight deficiencies and lead effective risk mitigation. Candidates with significant Project Procurement knowledge & experience in complex defence programmes would be well received. This Leading Defence Land Systems Company based in Telford requires a motivated, dynamic, detailed and driven Project Procurement Manager. As the Project Procurement Manager you will be required to: Support and assist the Head of Procurement in the management of Procurement activities. Responsibility for the delivery of timely Procurement activities oversight and support other Procurement Project activities. Deliver coherent Project Procurement plans and activities at management level that will deliver to schedule and demonstrate value for money. highlight deficiencies and lead the implementation of sensible but effective risk mitigation. align functional objectives with overarching business strategies Set direction and be responsible for the delivery of the functional business plan. Ensure team members are skilled, competent and empowered to meet the functional and business objectives The Project Procurement Manager will have the following skills or experience: Experienced Project Procurement Professional able to operate in a brown-field scenario and drive timely and cost-effective project procurement activities. Definition of Key Performance Indicators and producing effective methods of data capture to support their generation. Ability to work in a multi-national organisation, collaborate and develop with international colleagues the best Procurement solutions for the Joint-Venture and contribute to the wider Procurement organisation’s desire to develop Global Category Management. Lead a Project Procurement team to operate at a higher level demonstrating both competence and effectiveness by delivering an optimal service to the business Key Stakeholders. This is an excellent opportunity for anyone with extensive complex procurement experience within a low volume highly regulated manufacturing and engineering environment. In return this Telford based company will offer you: Competitive salary Benefits. Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon. If you have knowledge of Project Procurement Management from within Defence/Aerospace industry sectors and you want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the Project Procurement 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 / Telford

Indirect Procurement Manager

Indirect Procurement Manager Salary Range: Competitive Location: Telford Defence Land Systems Company. An experienced Indirect Purchasing Manager is required for a leading Defence Land Systems Company based in Telford, you will be responsible for the delivery of Indirect Category Procurement. Candidates with significant Indirect Commodity Management and implementation including experience of Business Process Outsourcing would be well received. This Leading Defence Land Systems Company based in Telford requires a motivated, dynamic, detailed and driven Indirect Procurement Manager. As the Indirect Procurement Manager you will be required to: Support and assist the Head of Procurement in the strategic development, direction and management of Indirect Category Procurement As a member of the Procurement team and community within a business / function will manage the effective deployment of Procurement processes and would contribute to the development of Procurement policy and processes. Engage as part of the Procurement Management Team to align functional objectives with overarching business strategies and deliver agendas as defined by the business. Manage and evolve effective business management processes, in a manner that engages and involves all of the procurement team and where applicable other functions. Management and leadership responsibility for a team of skilled procurement professionals, group leaders and managers including Strategic and Operational Procurement staff. Ensuring people are skilled, competent and empowered to meet the functional and business objectives. Providing an excellent customer experience, through functional and supplier performance and embedding a culture of continuous improvement. Promoting a one-team approach whilst maintaining collaborative relationships. Creating an environment that is oriented towards the highest ethical standards, trust, open communication and creative thinking. Championing SHE performance and quality within the supply chain. Deputise for the Head of Procurement as required. Taking specific responsibilities within the overall function for the delivery of significant spend across the full spectrum of Indirect Procurement. Financial budget responsibility as delegated by the Head of Procurement. The Indirect Procurement Manager will have the following skills or experience: Development and implementation of Indirect Procurement strategies and initiatives. Experience in BPO with broad breadth of Indirect Procurement commodity knowledge. Team and individual development and ability to co-ordinate & lead direct reports. Managing operational procurement and developing functional policy, process and procedure. Highly motivated and self-disciplined, with the ability to work autonomously, under the minimum of supervision. Good communication skills with the ability to understand and relay complex subjects to a variety of audiences, pulling out key issues and decision points Ability to manage relationships with stakeholders, dealing with escalations and facilitating discussions with different stakeholder groups to address conflicting requirements and priorities Capable of delivering complex reports and giving formal presentations on operational and strategic issues This is an excellent opportunity for anyone with extensive Indirect Procurement experience within a low volume highly regulated manufacturing and engineering environment. In return this Telford based company will offer you: Competitive salary Benefits. Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon. If you have significant knowledge of Indirect Procurement Management from within Defence/Aerospace industry sectors and you want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the Indirect Procurement 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 / Telford

Senior Commercial Manager

Senior Commercial Manager Range: Competitive + benefits Location: Telford Defence Land Systems An experienced Senior Commercial Manager is required for a leading Defence Land Systems Company based in Telford, you will assist the business growth by leading and driving successful performance of all commercial activities. Candidates with significant Defence Commercial Management, DefCons, proposals, negotiation and contract award experience would be well received. This Leading Defence Land Systems Company based in Telford requires a motivated, dynamic, detailed and driven Senior Commercial Manager. As the Senior Commercial Manager you will be required to: Assist business growth by leading and driving successful performance of all commercial activities within the Programmes and Business Development areas. Devise commercial solutions to customer requirements that maximise the business benefits whilst understanding the level of risk being taken. Consider external factors such as strategic intent, market forces, competition, customer constraints and supply chain capability. Create and maintain commercial capability to support business winning activity. Assist in the development of the Commercial strategy required to support the delivery of the business strategy and oversee its implementation within the commercial function. Support the Commercial proposal, negotiation, contract award and contract management activities with potential UK and Overseas Customers. Participate actively as a key member of the business Executive population in continuously developing the business as a whole to become the market leading company. Manage and develop the Commercial entity to ensure all functional responsibilities are discharged and that individuals have the opportunity, guidance and support to develop professionally. Ensure the Commercial function complies with all aspects of the Operational Framework including the Commercial Policies and the correct application of the business strategies. Lead negotiator in complex Customer facing negotiations. Development of new Commercial relationships with key customers and strategic partners to maximise order intake and deliver increased margin and Business benefit. Support the development of industrialisation and proposals with overseas industrial partners as necessary. Pro-actively seek opportunities for continuous improvement and support quality assurance activities and improvement initiatives deployed by the business. Provide guidance on the business winning activity and set the context and direction for strategically important campaigns and customers. Ensure that the requisite Commercial skills are available to the business and provide Commercial support to the Procurement function in the negotiation of Supply Chain Contracts and also dispute resolution. Overall Commercial Management of all Prospects and Contracts to include establishment of a sound contractual and costing basis to support current and future requirements. Leadership of, development and contribution to existing and new Business processes requiring a commercial involvement. The Senior Commercial Manager will have the following skills or experience: Significant Defence Commercial experience negotiating with government agencies. Highly motivated with good leadership, communication and negotiation skills. Excellent stakeholder management. Able to manage effectively in a multi-functional environment. Excellent internal and external relationship management skills and ability to influence key stakeholders and decision makers. Educated to a degree level in an appropriate discipline with proven functional and management experience in Commercial / Business management. Proven experience of people management and leading Project teams / Function resources. Familiar with and able to provide guidance on Commercial Policy, Commercial Principles, Defence Conditions, Single Source Procurement Legislation and specific responsibility for compliance to the business policies and procedures. This is an excellent opportunity for anyone with extensive Defence Commercial Management experience and knowledge within a low volume highly regulated manufacturing and engineering environment. In return this Telford based company will offer you: Competitive salary Benefits. Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon. If you have significant knowledge and experience of Defence Commercial Management from within Defence/Aerospace industry sectors and you want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the Senior Commercial 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 / Telford

Operations Manager - Dorset

Operations Manager – Poole On behalf of our Clients successful and growing organisation headquartered in Dorset, we are seeking a strategic level Operations Manager to take responsibility for planning, managing and controlling all aspects of production, supply chain and distribution across their UK and Chinese sister manufacturing sites with the aim of ensuring the delivery of high-quality conforming products on time, within budget, and in line with customer expectations. Through the design, manufacture and supply of standard and bespoke acoustic focused equipment globally, this role will be responsible for the implementation and monitoring of standards, procedures and KPI’s relevant to production; being able to interpret operations and supply chain information and data, taking appropriate action in order to ensure the highest attainable standards with regards to safety, quality, delivery and cost. Changes in process and operational management will be transferred and implemented within their sister manufacturing unit in China, therefore some international travel will be required. The successful candidate will need to be an aspirational role model able to develop an effective team to facilitate future growth aspirations and succession planning. This will therefore require a strong awareness in commercial and business aspects including P&L, supply chain and procurement, sales, engineering and design. This role will report directly to the Managing Director with success of the position being measured by the financial performance of the business, coupled with operational and quality success. Further core comments: As the business is continuing to grow on an UK and international basis, candidates for this role will need to provide evidence of successful senior operational leadership experience to support this ongoing growth. This role is instrumental in being able to motivate and develop cultural change, leading from the front but having an approach which provides the existing work force with confidence and a desire to embrace the change needed. The successful candidate will need to have experience from within an electro-mechanical manufacturing environment working with various material types and mid-to-high value equipment and systems. Candidates will also need to have: Strong and modern process awareness including experience of developing and implementing build schedules/procedures, production planning, KPI’s and processes From ‘estimate to manufacture’ process experience Used and understands modern business tools and systems such as SAP – where possible including implementation Quality management and quality tools awareness including development of test schedules/procedures Experience of working with internal departments and suppliers to support successful on-time accuracy of supply – in the UK and China Be able to work with internal and external customers in the UK and internationally as required A strong working exposure to lean and best practice Above average and relevant academic qualifications This role will be challenging and is to support the further strategic growth this privately owned company. Candidates will need to be confident, highly focused, and able to lead from the outset. The Operations Manager will work closely with the organisation at all levels and is to enthuse and manage the existing operations team. Should you be interested, please apply directly or contact Matthew Heath, matthew.heath@jonlee.co.uk 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 / Poole

Group Purchasing Manager

Group Purchasing Manager Based in the West Midlands and reporting to the Directors of a specialist aerospace and industrial focused engineering and manufacturing company, the Group Purchasing Manager will oversee the planning and co-ordination of the company's inventory and purchasing departments whilst ensuring best prices and security of supply is always achieved. This established family owned business has a recognised brand in their industry for the design, manufacture and supply of specialist EDM components, equipment and solutions across the global aerospace manufacturing sector. In detail, the Group Purchasing Manager will be responsible for working closely alongside the directors and operations management to identify and deliver a purchasing and supply chain strategy which will: Recommend and implement solutions to reduce cost as well as to simplify the existing global supply chain Record and assess all materials quality, movement and expenditure Manage the distribution of supplies internally and externally Monitor inventory levels and access to material Collaborate with management to plan forecasting models Oversee, manage and support a small team of buyers and stores personnel Prepare and file detailed records on procurement activity, quantity and vendors Work within agreed authorisation levels Ensure dual supply of key components Deliver year on year material cost savings to agreed targets Interact with Engineering/Production to ensure procured parts are at the latest revisions of BOM's Utilise the company's MRP system to effectively plan materials Identify and introduce opportunities Kanban/JIT methodologies as necessary Ensure high value desirable materials are in a controlled environment and only issued prior to assembly Ensure inventory levels are accurate. Regular stock takes and perpetual inventory checks should be carried out regularly with results being communicated. This is a strategically important role for the business and the right candidate should be motivated and self-managing. Additional essential skills include: Commercially astute and be an effective negotiator and communicator Experienced and dynamic in strategic sourcing and procurement, ideally with the aerospace sector Experienced in all aspects of MRP Have a tenacity to find and develop new competitive suppliers, domestic and globally Ability to lead, develop and motivate relating department teams Experienced in implementing and controlling a variety of stocking approaches (Kanban, consignment, JIT) Ability to plan and execute effectively Ability to develop and implement management information on purchasing and materials performance, KPI's and improvement plans Control and optimise inventory levels including perpetual inventory systems Ability to effectively represent the company in disputes with suppliers Control the monitoring and assessment of suppliers in QCD that will determine ongoing supply Experienced in capacity planning To support this role, you should have either a degree or recognised senior level accreditations (CIPS, MCIPS) in purchasing and have a strong experience range in a similar role. With proven management experience, you should also have a solid understanding of supply chain and inventory management systems. In addition, you will have advanced knowledge of forecasting and budgeting processes supported by outstanding communication and leadership skills and be an effective negotiator. If interested in this new position, then please apply directly or contact Matthew Heath (matthew.heath@jonlee.co.uk). 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 / West Midlands

Lead Control Systems Engineer

Due to growth and a strong project order book a leading provider of engineering & control systems solutions are looking to recruit a Lead Control Systems Engineer. You must have a good understanding of PLC and SCADA applications engineering and proven leadership skills. Commutable from: Hounslow, Uxbridge, Slough, Weybridge, Twickenham, Brentford, Kingston upon Thames Salary: £ 55,000 - £ 65,000 p.a. + excellent benefits package Suitable for: Lead Control Systems Engineer, Principal Control Systems Engineer, Lead Automation Engineer, Technical Manager The Role You will lead and manage a team of Controls Engineers involved in the design, development, testing and commissioning of control and communication systems across multiple projects The Person Lead engineer, experienced in technical management of controls engineers 10 years experience in PLC and SCADA applications engineering Knowledge and experience of Rockwell and/or Siemens industrial automation products Ability to troubleshoot and problem solve across multiple projects, and coach and develop the skills of your team Ability to design and plan solutions and architectures for complex automation projects, and support bid production Programming, networking and communications technology skills Experience in safety and security applications an advantage 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 / Hounslow

Electrical and Electronic Design Engineer

Due to continued growth an OEM manufacturer of rotating equipment to the marine and energy industries are looking to recruit an Electrical & Electronic Design Engineer Salary: Circa £55,000 - £60,000 per annum plus benefits Suitable for: Electrical Design Engineer, Control Systems Engineer, Electrical Project Engineer, Electrical & Electronic Design Engineer Reporting in to the Engineering Manager you will be responsible for developing and maintaining the Electrical Design, EMC and Electrical/ Software control System Integrity of High Speed Diesel Engines manufactured and overhauled in the Colchester Facility. Developing Electrical Control system designs that meet the application requirements of the market Key Responsibilities: • Custodian of the electrical/ software designs for the high speed diesel engine range • Ensure that the electrical designs and application software for engines meet the requirements of the customer and any system interfaces have electrical integrity • Responsible for interface with Supply Chain for engine controls and Electrical/ software system design to ensure a standardised approach to delivery and development • Working with others to develop control specification for Engines that meets the customer requirements/ applications inc. Wiring Diagrames, P&ID’s , logic diagrams, • To support, future applications for the engine inculuding Functional safety , control and Instrumentation and System engineering • Working closely with Contract Management to ensure all Electrical and Software designs are available to meet overall delivery programmes • Ensure all electrical designs for current life engines are maintained to the required standard • Conduct 8D root cause analysis investigations and develop permanent corrective actions. • Conducting “DFMEA” on components and systems to identify and address design risks and determine validation needs • Creating 2D/3D electrical designs using CAD • Develop a process to ensure workload transparency such that clarity on deliverables and timings can be maintained • Be pragmatic in conflicting requirement situations as to what is the best option for the business, work across the bueibnss to deliver it. • Able to perform calculations to validate safety factors and strength reserves to satisfy product H & S requirements to CE directives • Design cost effective solutions for both one off modifications or batch productions to meet design briefs. Background and experience: • Detailed technical understanding of, and at least 5 years experience in, Electrical Control and Software systems Design for engines • Detailed understanding of production operations and facility optimization • Be very structured and organised in approach to work even in an unstructred environment • Made the business journey in a hands on way and has ability to deliver structure and process into a traditional environment • At least 5 years of related experience, preferably within a mechanical equipment manufacturing / repair facility • Must be highly proficient in use of MS Project and MS Excel • Experienced in practical Risk Management, processes and tools • Worked for a number of different organisations (ideally both large and medium sized) • Able to support UK and international travel requirements 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 / Colchester

Senior Software Engineer

Senior Software Engineer £Competitive plus benefits Coventry Automotive The world's largest independent company for development, simulation and testing technology of powertrains, based in Coventry, requires a hands-on Senior Software Developer to be responsible for developing software for every automotive application from transmissions to autonomous driving. A Senior Software Engineer with production level experience working on basic software such as AUTOSAR and Diagnostics as well as ADAS or other automotive code bases will be well received. As a Senior Software Engineer you will be required to: Collect and document software requirements Design efficient algorithms in terms of both time and space complexity Create readable, testable and well structure code which complies with AVL guidelines Set up, maintenance and enhancement of build environment and development toolset Interaction with internal or external customers Mentoring other engineers Contributing to and leading projects The Senior Software Engineer should have the following skills or experience: Undergraduate degree in computer science, an engineering discipline, or comparable qualification with relevant experience Understanding algorithm design and data structures Comprehensive knowledge and demonstrable experience of C or C++ programming language Demonstrable ability to use MatLab/Simulink/Stateflow Knowledge of safety as it applies to software (MISRA, ISO26262) Knowledge of AUTOSAR Understanding of data driven algorithms (deep learning and machine learning) Experience in using the libraries: TensorFlow, PyTorch, CUDA Experience working with NVIDIA drive/Driveworks Experience with using prototype development platform: SpeedGoat, dSPACE MicroAutoBox Programming skills in C#, Python or, JAVA Understanding of control theory Knowledge of automotive communications (CAN, FlexRay, LIN, Ethernet, TT-Ethernet, MOST, UDS, OBD, J1939...) This is an excellent opportunity for anyone with C++, AUTOSAR or MatLab/Simulink/Stateflow experience to develop your career. In return for your experience, this Coventry based powertrain consultancy will offer you: £Competitive Pension PHC Flexitime Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon. If you have experience as a Senior Software Engineer and you want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the Senior Software Engineer role, please contact Georgia-Lee Smith at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01268 889268. 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 Recruitment are those of an Employment Agency.

Permanent / Coventry

Product Assurance Lead

Product Assurance Lead £Competitive plus benefits Welwyn Garden City Telecommunications There is an open opportunity for a Product Assurance Lead to be an integral part of a programme/systems delivery team within a company at the forefront of innovation in the satellite industry. The Product Assurance Lead is required to provide support to the whole company and its external customers in assure high quality and reliability of products and systems delivered highlighting and assessing risks to schedule and cost to achieve the high assurance level. As a Product Assurance Lead, you are required: To ensure that for product or system failures appropriate root cause investigation takes place and that corrective and preventive action is planned, tested and implemented To ensure the system design and any associated product manufacturing risk (in terms of quality) is identified, evaluated and mitigated through the demonstration of existing heritage and/or new design validation To provide prompt identification and prioritisation of non-conformances in a product, ensuring corrective action at project and management level Deliver Quality, Product Assurance, Safety and Reliability requirements Establish compliance to Product Assurance and Safety requirements for products/systems, Support the Design, Test and Manufacturing Readiness Reviews within a system lifecycle from a Product Assurance perspective Carry-out FMECA and Reliability/Availability Analysis on systems As a Product Assurance Lead, you should have the following skills or experience: Degree qualified with demonstrable experience of carrying out product assurance for communications systems which incorporate hardware, firmware, software and configuration data against product engineering standards Experience in developing Product Assurance Plans which cover the complete system lifecycle Proven experience of conducting successful product assurance audits on suppliers Experience in assuring systems from a cyber-security perspective Familiarity with ECSS Product Standards and DEF-STAN standards related to Product Engineering Experience in using product assurance metrics, product quality tools and methodologies Proven ability to understand and develop System FMECAs This is an excellent opportunity for someone working within Product Assurance who wants to take the next steps to developing a successful career. In return for your hard work, this Hertfordshire based Satellite Communication company will offer you: £Competitive Pension scheme Income Protection Insurance Health Cash Plan (not to be confused with private health insurance!) Membership of Employee Assistance Programme Cycle to Work interest free loan scheme 25 days holiday (plus bank/public hols) Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon. If you have experience within Product Assurance and you want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the Product Assurance Lead role, please contact Georgia-Lee Smith at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01268 889268. 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 / Welwyn Garden City

Financial Controller

Financial Controller Competitive salary Coventry area Aerospace A Financial Controller is required with knowledge of producing P&L budgets for all departments and being able to manage professional financial services within the Rugby plant and support the General Manager. Candidates with experience of the manufacturing industry would be well received. Due to continued growth this company based in Rugby requires an experienced Financial Controller with managerial experience for a new permanent role. As a Financial controller you will be required to: Ensure preparation of monthly P&Ls and balance sheets that accurately reflect the performance of the company. Be responsible for the preparation and submission of accurate and timely short-term forecasts for the company. Ensure preparation of annual sales and manufacturing budget for all departments within the Company including total Company balance sheet and profit and loss. Ensure that the assets of the company are safeguarded by implementing controls across the entity. Applying Group/Company policies and procedures The Finance Controller should have the following skills or experience: Computer literate with excellent knowledge of Excel Recognised qualification. E.g. ACMA, ACCA ACA Previously worked in a manufacturing environment Experience managing in a team Well-developed communication skills This is an excellent opportunity for anyone with knowledge of the finance industry to develop your career. Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon. If you have knowledge and experience in a similar role and you want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the Financial Controller role, please contact Robert Aldred at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384 446 128 or email Robert.Aldred@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 / Coventry
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