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Encore Technical Solutions - ETS (A division of RHL, est. 1977) provides specialist engineering, design, development and project management personnel to the Automotive Industry. Our dedicated team of consultants operate on a national and international basis sourcing qualified candidates from Technician to Director level, for permanent and contract roles. This is achieved through a full understanding of our clients’ requirements and total commitment to consistently deliver an honest, value added, confidential and professional service.
Job Description For Vacancy No: 63997J Consultant: Joe Wadman Company Profile: Our client is one of the worlds leading luxury car manufacturers Job Location: West Midlands Job Title: CAD Design Engineer Contract Length: 12 month initial contract but likelihood of extension. Job Profile: Working on improvements to current production Engine models and the development of new engine components. The successful candidate will have a varied and exciting role creating new designs from concept through to detailed design ensuring the parts are validated and meet the functional requirements. Qualifications: Engineering / Science Degree or equivalent industry experience Experience Required: Design of engineering systems on high performance diesel and/or petrol engines, ideally combined with some engine installation design experience. Knowledge of engine test methods on dyno and in vehicle. Knowledge of prototype engine build methods, high volume manufacturing methods and design for service requirements. Knowledge of analytical test methods. Experience in the design of major aluminium cast components and the machining there of. Creation of detailed drawings including GD&T, interpretation and application of engineering standards, compilation of detailed dimensional tolerance stack ups and checking for approval of such. Able to work efficiently within a team and to communicate efficiently with external teams including component suppliers and external contractors. Responsibilities: The candidate will be responsible for the production release of the parts and expected to work with suppliers to ensure the parts can be manufactured and meet the cost and quality targets. Rate: £25 to £30 per hour
Job Description For Vacancy No: 63909B1 Consultant - Mike Bryan Company Profile: Our Client is a leading supplier of Water screening equipment used in Power, Petrochemical, Desalination and Industrial plants. Job Location: Wolverhampton Job Position: Proposals and Bids Engineer Department: Proposals Reporting To: Proposals Manager Job Status: Permanent Staff position Job Profile: To allow the company to professionally secure new orders, primarily for water treatment engineering packages in the oil & gas and power industries in the UK and overseas. Prepare proposals and recommendations in response to specific sales enquiries. Provides key consultation, engineering and design support, this will include cost analysis as related to pricing, the preparation of presentation drawings, illustrations and layouts. Completes assigned activities under the direction of the Proposals Manager. The client may consider a recent or possibly two years graduated Chemical engineering graduate who is interested in getting involved in Bids/ tendering / proposals etc. Essential Skills, Experience & Qualifications: BEng or BSc Degree gained in an Engineering discipline (Mechanical or Chemical) plus previous related experience. If you are applying for the graduate position, then the experience does not have to be extensive. Ability to understand, read, write and converse in English. Ability to apply principles of logic and scientific thinking and decision making requiring the use of a variety of variables in standard situations. Must have computer experience using company standard software and Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Graphic application programs. Experience of working in AutoCAD. Ability to understand and apply mathematical concepts. Knowledge of basic engineering calculations is required along with an understanding of specific product related functions, such as time study calculations. High productivity rate for Multi-discipline design/estimating and tender preparation. Ability to handle multiple tenders and thrive within a busy Proposals. Job Descriptions: Department working productively and efficiently to tight timescales. National travel is occasionally required and sometimes to other worldwide locations. Ability to read and interpret contracts, drawings and specifications. Knowledge of the current product lines & historical knowledge is desirable. Strong organization skills and capability to handle changing priorities To obtain supplier quotations as deemed necessary by the Proposals Manager and Principal Process Engineer To gather information and prepare complete tenders ranging from £750k to £5m and working in a support role on larger tenders. Reviewing specifications and preparing clarifications, exceptions and deviations. Preparation of tenders, estimating, technology and equipment appraisal, liaison with clients, preparation of PFD's and basic drawings in VISIO, ACAD or similar packages. Mechanical and Electrical equipment selection and estimating for tenders. Estimating of piping, steelwork, cabling, valves, Instrumentation / controls, rotating equipment, pressure vessels and tanks. To obtain standard costing data from our standard vendors to develop a company database for commodity items by working with external suppliers and internal departments such as Procurement and Finance. To work and build relationships with both external and internal clients. Attend occasional liaison meeting/site visits with potential clients in Europe and on occasions worldwide. Prepare supplemental information as required to evolve a project from a preliminary to a firm bid. Preparation materials would include but are not limited to documentation for clarity with regard to responsibilities/scope of supply/costing/etc. Review formal bid specifications. Work closely with Sales Engineers, Proposals Manager and the Engineering Group to execute the bid in accordance with the strategy. Assists to develop and maintain accuracy of the bid documents. Perform accurate engineering calculations as required. Select appropriate components for given applications situations. Resolving problems by adjustments to the existing equipment, addition of new equipment, or replacement by a new system, taking into account cost effectiveness, customer preferences and the correct technical approach. Follow up completed proposals to keep track of project status, purchase dates, etc. Re-quote as needed. Prepare necessary information to support Product Specialists in creating proposal write-ups. Visit customer sites to assist in gathering data and/or presentation of the product when required. Performs all work in accordance with established safety procedures. Other duties may be assigned as required. Salary/Rate: £25k to £40k, p/a plus 25 days holiday plus pension scheme
Job Ref: 57987G RECRUITMENT CONSULTANT - TECHNICAL MALDON, ESSEX £Competitive Encore Technical Solutions (a division of RHL) is one of the UK's leading Automotive recruitment specialists. We have been successfully placing technical staff into the Automotive and Engineering sectors for over 15 years and have built up a large number of major clients who have retained our services as Tier 1 / preferred supplier status. Following a sustained period of success we are looking to expand our enthusiastic and successful team again by actively seeking to appoint an additional experienced consultant who possesses the following attributes: Relevant recruitment experience (contract or permanent), gained from within a technical / engineering environment. Automotive experience would be an advantage but is not essential. A high level of professionalism, integrity, honesty and a sense of urgency. The ability to communicate effectively with clients and candidates alike and to establish new business whilst maintaining existing accounts. In return, we can offer genuine and interesting career opportunities in a friendly and enjoyable working environment and an attractive salary with significant earnings potential. If you are interested in being part of an ambitious and progressive organisation then please forward your CV and a covering letter of application to: Greg Wall, Managing Director, or call Tim Bees on 01621 841234.
Job Description For Vacancy No: 203714J Consultant: Joe Wadman Company Profile: Our client is a leading manufacturer of Solid-State, Free Electron Technology and Photonics-based products, supplying key components and systems to a diverse range of markets. Job Location: Essex Job Position: Electronic System Assembly Technician (Soldering, Fine pitch surface mount repair & rework) Job Status: 6 Month initial contract The Role: The role provides support to the Electronic System development process on a spectrum of activities related to the development, repair and rework of electronic systems, components and PCB's with fine pitch surface mount devices. As work on military systems may be required SC clearance is an added value, BS is essential. Qualifications: Industrial training in electronic assembly Ideally ONC electrical/electronics based subject or equivalent experience, Experience Essential: Soldering experience: Lead free, MIL standard, fine pitch surface mount eg 0402 Components Ability to follow engineering drawings & technical instructions for Electro-mechanical assembly, Trained to work with ESD General mechanical skills including use of standard hand tools to industrial standard Ability to manipulate small complex parts repeatedly and with precision. Basic computer skills including MS Office Suite, Word, Excel or equivalent Responsibilities: Modification of PCB's according agreed specifications including replacement of fine pitch surface mount devices in timely and diligent manner Rework of mechanical assemblies according to agreed specification, instructions and or drawings Electrical testing of basic systems according to specified procedures to ensure robustness of repair work Ensuring that tools and equipment's are in good working order and in calibration where appropriate Organising and kitting components, tools and assemblies to complete electro/mechanical assembly efficiently Competencies: Personal accountability, planning for results, building relationships, adaptability Salary/Rate: Pro rata salary £16K - £22K (Ltd Co) Additional Info: Due to the nature of our client's work, security clearance will be required so please only apply if you are eligible. (British Passport plus 5 years recent UK residency)
Job Description For Vacancy No: 63633T: Page 1 of 1 Consultant: Tim Bees Company Profile: Our client is a world leading manufacturer of tracked and wheeled excavators ranging from 7 to 46 tonnes. Job Location: Staffordshire Job Position: Senior / Principal Development Engineer - hydraulics / mechanical equipment. Job Status: Permanent Job Description: An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Senior or Principal Development Engineer to join our client's engineering development team. Reporting to the Development Manager, the successful applicant will join a hard-working, dynamic team, focusing on the incorporation of new, progressive technology into the product range. In particular, the successful candidate will lead the development of the machine power/hydraulics system where super-efficient, novel, class-leading technology will be employed in this new range of machines. Ideally the successful candidate will be a degree educated engineer with solid technical acumen and extensive experience within product development and the company sign off process. Responsibilities: The main responsibilities will include: Specification development of the key excavating and control functionality systems in the machine. Testing of whole machines and components. Planning and overseeing of development test plans and the DVPSOR for NPI projects, leading up to engineering sign off. Control of documentation and effective traceability of information within the machine technical construction file (TCF). Issuing test and development reports. Beyond these requirements, our Client is looking for someone with a flexible, hands-on approach with a real appetite for achieving product excellence. The successful applicant will be a well organised, dedicated team player who is able to drive the development plan and deliver on time. Salary/Rate: Please call for further information
Job Description For Vacancy No: 63314T Consultant: Tim Bees Company Profile: Our Client is a leading supplier of antivibration mountings and dampers to the Automotive industry. Job Location: Essex Job Position: Automotive Resident Engineer / Account Manager/ Technical Sales Engineer - Automotive Anti Vibration Systems Job Status: Permanent Job Description: Principal Customer account manager for medium/large projects and for following technical and commercial issues with the European parent company departments. Main Customers & Products: Ford purchasing with project/ product development based in Ford Engineering Centre, Dunton, Essex. Vehicle powertrain mounts. Qualifications / Experience: ● Engineering degree or diploma. Experience in an automotive power train environment. Working knowledge of Ford, their document systems and working practices. (SREA, Schedule A, QOP, Support plans, 8D etc.). Ideally with English as their first spoken language, with the ability to speak and read French. Good communicator and team player. Responsibilities: ● Manage the Customer purchasing relationship. Follow part pricing evolutions through material escalators. Provide project development assistance to customers. Follow group direction re promotion of new products/services to customers. Tracking and documentation of customer project milestones. Resolve in a timely manner open issues that arise on the projects. Schedule regular meetings as required. Manage and communicate with internal and external support as needed. Ensure overall project objectives are met. Can involve Schedule A quality documentation. Create and maintain good professional customer relationships. Identify requirements and expectations of the customers. Identify and progress development opportunities in the customers. Salary/Rate: Negotiable - £40,000 - £50,000. Fringe Benefits: Excellent benefits package including car.
Job Description For Vacancy No: 203676T Consultant: Tim Bees Company Profile: Our client is a leading manufacturer of Solid-State, Free Electron Technology and Photonics-based products, supplying key components and systems to a diverse range of markets. They employ approximately 1500 people across 10 countries in Europe, America and Asia, have annual sales of £200m, and are listed on the London Stock Exchange. Their High performance imaging solutions include CCD & CMOS sensors and cameras for space and Earth observation imaging, science and life science imaging, machine vision, ophthalmology and dental x-ray systems and fire, rescue & security thermal imaging. Their Essex HQ houses their impressive HPI UK (High Performance Imaging UK) division where they work on some amazing space projects including the Hubble space telescope upgrade project and the European Space Agency Gaia mission to map our galaxy. Job Location: Essex Job Position: 6 Sigma Black Belt Number required: 2 Job Status: Permanent Staff Position Description: Our Client's Imaging division supplies high end imaging sensors into scientific and space applications. This division is expanding due to growth of the business and we now need to maximise our processes & resource to meet this demand. With the senior leadership as the champions of change the 6σ Black Belt will identify and drive these improvement projects. Qualifications: Degree/relevant qualification in Engineering Experience Essential: 6σ certified Black belt with considerable experience in both transactional and manufacturing organisation Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal Excellent DMAIC problem solving skills, with documented results Understanding of Lean manufacturing engineering techniques and quality improvement principles Experience of semiconductor processing and custom packaging technologies is desirable Results Driven Engineering / Automotive background would be ideal for this role. Responsibilities: Main Accountabilities: Through the leadership team scope out and identify areas of Improvement opportunity both strategically and operationally. Lead the improvement opportunities with formed project teams. Using 6σ DMAIC flow & techniques to ensure control of projects before handing over to process owners to maintain control. Embed process improvement culture into the department's culture. Assist in the implementation of the Yield/Data measurement database. Where necessary use GR&R techniques to establish inspection /training gaps where applicable. Salary/Rate: £55k - £60k Fringe Benefits: Stakeholder Pension 25 days holiday Subsidised restaurant Save as you earn share scheme Corporate Gym Membership On site car parking Sports and Social Club Relocation: Assistance may be provided where appropriate Additional Info: Due to the nature of our client's work, security clearance will be required so please only apply if you are eligible. (British Passport plus 5 years recent UK residency)
Job Description For Vacancy No: 202639J Consultant: Joe Wadman Company Profile: Our client is a leading manufacturer of Solid-State, Free Electron Technology and Photonics-based products, supplying key components and systems to a diverse range of markets. Our Client employs approximately 1600 people across 10 countries in Europe, America and Asia, have annual sales of £200m, and are listed on the London Stock Exchange. Their High performance imaging solutions include CCD & CMOS sensors and cameras for space and Earth observation imaging, science and life science imaging, machine vision, ophthalmology and dental x-ray systems and fire, rescue & security thermal imaging. The HPIS division is focused on strong business growth based on creating and delivering globally higher value solutions built on our enabling imaging sensor technology platforms. Their vision is to be the most trusted partner to create and deliver highly differentiated solutions based on high performance imaging technology. HPIS's sales represent a third of the company total turnover and covers market segments ranging from Aerospace & Defence (35%) to Industrial cameras and sensors (30%), Science (20%) to Medical (15%). Job Location: Essex Job Position: Project Manager Job Status: Permanent Staff Position Experience Essential A proven track record and an extensive experience in successfully delivering complex product development projects preferably for Space base customers. Direct contact, and management of, customers in a science or space based environment Experience of management of programme with a significant subcontract content Knowledge of the PA tools required for successful delivery of development programmes such as DFMA and FMEA Familiarity/ experience of the following would also be a distinct advantage: Experience in the management of the development and delivery of imaging sensors Experience in the disciplines embracing Research, design, systems, implementation, delivery and Customer Services Languages: Essential Your fluency to mother-tongue level in English is essential and although French speaking (or other languages) is not a requirement of the role, it would be a distinct advantage. Skills: Proven business acumen. Good Leadership capabilities Management in a matrix organisation Persuasive communication and negotiation skills Project Risk management techniques Problem solving Adaptability to changing situation and continuous process improvement applications. Your ability to influence others, your business acumen and unique customer focus combined with the ability to understand and positively handle diverging interests will allow you to thrive in the role. Your personal values must be in line with our client:- Integrity, Excellence throughout and Customers first Responsibilities: Delivery Work with the work-package managers to ensure Delivery of sensors based project to schedule Ensure that best practices are followed in the development of project and risk plans Maintenance of project plans, milestones, change control and risk plans Carry out regular project reviews to the recognised corporate process Ensure flow-down of requirements from the end application to work-packages Methodology Assist in the development of the methodology to deliver sensors based programs and projects, especially the methodology required for space based programmes. Assist in the development of the sensors project lifecycle management process Establish standard programme templates to assist with future bids Business Development Supporting with planning of bids for sensors based projects Support with value creation on new prospects Strategic capability development enabling the appropriate timely resources and skills to be deployed Customer Act as the key customer interface on sensors programmes Responsible for management of customer expectations Assist in the development of customer reporting tools Subcontractor Management Working with subcontractors to agree specifications and work plans Management of the subcontract relationship to ensure delivery of work to those plans Additional Info: Personal development opportunities will be available throughout the global international organisation for high performers. Salary: £30k - £50k depending upon experience Fringe Benefits: Stakeholder Pension 25 days holiday Subsidised restaurant Save as you earn share scheme Corporate Gym Membership On site car parking Sports and Social Club Relocation: Assistance may be provided where appropriate Additional Info: Due to the nature of our client's work, security clearance will be required so please only apply if you are eligible.
Job Description For Vacancy No: 64197B : Page 1 of 1 Consultant: Mike Bryan Company Profile: Our client is Europe's leading automotive test and development centre. Job Location: Bedfordshire Job Position: Engine Test Engineer Department: Powertrain Reporting to: Departmental Manager Job Status: Permanent / Contract * Job Profile: The role will involve project managing customer programs of engine tests for gasoline, diesel, alternative fuelled and hybrid powertrain systems. You will be converting customer requests into work instructions for technicians to follow. You will be validating, analysing and reporting data. You will be providing technical support to customers and technicians working on own and other test programmes. Essential Skills, Experience & Qualifications: You must be degree educated in Automotive Engineering or similar or have extensive experience in a similar role. You must have an understanding of vehicle Powertrain systems. You must be experienced in Project managing programmes. This role requires the individual to have excellent problem solving skills, the ability to compile and analyse technical data and produce results. A knowledge of engine and emissions test equipment and techniques is required. This role will involve a large amount of customer interaction, so excellent English language skills and the ability to present and communicate with customers is a must. You must have knowledge of office based programmes. Knowledge of CAN, data logging, ETAS INCA. Role and Responsibilities: Managing Powertrain programmes for engine durability and development, fuels testing, engine calibration etc. Working with customers to meet their requirements. Creating the test plans to meet customer requirements, writing test requests and working with technicians to ensure the work is carried out correctly. Compiling, analysing and validation test results. Creating data packs and written test reports. Suggesting solutions to problems and looking to improve processes where possible. Managing the finances of the projects identifying faults and problems together with effective solutions. Able to work to meeting timescales and project goals. Basic Hours: 40 hours per week Salary/Rate: up to £25 per hour on a PAYE basis or £33 per hour on a limited company basis. There may be some movement on this rate for exceptional candidates. Overtime: Paid * " contract of employment with a supplier to our client ".
Job Description For Vacancy No: 203564T Consultant: Tim Bees Company Profile: Our Client manufactures and supplies cutting-edge laboratory equipment and consumables into world-wide markets including the cell culture / life science sectors. Job Location: Essex Job Position: Electronics/Software Development Engineer Job Status: Permanent Job Description: Our client currently requires an Electronics/Software Development Engineer to work within their Design and Development team (currently 5 engineers) to work on the general design of the next generation Ultra Low Temperature Freezer Products and carry out day to day updates/amendments to current products. Experience Essential: Candidate must come from an engineering product design and development background, microprocessor controlled product, power electronics, control systems for electric machines, ideally bench-top equipment. Essential Skills / Competencies: Electronic Product Design Using a CAD design tool (currently using ORCAD but not restricted to this) to carry out the design of new control circuitry for temperature and gas control, which will involve the design and layout of analog (50%), digital (50%), microprocessor (ARM, LPC2468, H8, 8052, Renesas )and compressor control electronic circuits. Power control electronics. Inverter circuitry and associated systems. Embedded C Development Software coding in C to implement firmware projects. Developing code to support the testing of the firmware. Reproducing and diagnosing reported defects. Product Support Carrying out a 'hands on' approach in dealing with day to day production issues of current products e.g. fault finding to component level. Product Safety Standards/Risk Assessments for electrical equipment Having previous experience of carrying out FMEA analysis and Risk Assessments to meet international safety standards ( for example EMC (EN61326 & UL equivalent) and Laboratory Equipment (EN & UL 61010) ),and RoHS standards Desirable Skills / Competencies: ● Worked with ERP/MRP systems, generating parts lists, etc. Worked within an ISO 9001 environment, with Engineering documentation change control. Additional Skills: Ability and willingness to interact well with other team members and collaborate with the Mechanical Design teams. Ability to work on own initiative with minimal supervision. They will be given a spec and will be expected to run with it. Salary/Rate: Up to £40000
Job Description For Vacancy No: 203562T Consultant: Tim Bees Company Profile: Our client is a leading manufacturer of Solid-State, Free Electron Technology and Photonics-based products, supplying key components and systems to a diverse range of markets. Job Location: Essex Job Position: CMOS Analogue Design Engineer Job Status: Permanent Staff Position Job Description: The High Performance Imaging business is currently growing its CMOS sensor related business. The CMOS sensor design team is focusing primarily on space and science applications. In these markets there is an emphasis on a detailed understanding of analogue performance (including analogue to digital converters). To support this growth there is a requirement for an engineer with a good level of CMOS analogue design. This role would ideally be suited to an experienced engineer with recent analogue CMOS design experience looking for a new challenge. The candidate should have the potential to lead future new custom designs working with both internal and external subcontractors Participate to the feasibility study of new projects by providing design solutions and development time estimations. Designing analogue and digital full custom blocks for imaging (specification, architecture, schematic, outputting guidance for layout and review of layout, simulation, test strategy, robustness of the design). Interfacing with the different people from the various teams set up for a given project Responsible for design up to test. Support for characterization. Experience: ● Knowledge in CMOS technologies. Knowledge of Cadence design tools: simulation (spectre and veriloga). Mixed simulation for top level verification and layout. Able to present justification of design options and choice made. Able to write documentation for internal use and customer. Experience in characterisation support. In addition to the above experience it is expected that the candidate would be able to develop their expertise in the following areas: Understanding of the science and space business. Imaging including electro-optical performance. Pixel CMOS technology. Understanding of radiation effects in a space environment. Skills: ● Adaptability with strong problem solving skills. Good team working, communication, presentation and interpersonal skills. Relationship: ● Team player spirit. Able to interface with a large team including some based abroad. Able to travel abroad. Continuous improvement, methodology. A good level of English both oral and written. Salary/Rate: £45000 - £60000 Fringe Benefits: ● Stakeholder Pension 25 days holiday Subsidised restaurant Save as you earn share scheme Corporate Gym Membership On site car parking Sports and Social Club Relocation: Assistance may be provided where appropriate Additional Info: Due to the nature of our client's work, security clearance will be required so please only apply if you are eligible. (British Passport plus 5 years recent UK residency)
Job Description For Vacancy No: 203561T Consultant: Tim Bees Company Profile: Our client is a leading manufacturer of Solid-State, Free Electron Technology and Photonics-based products, supplying key components and systems to a diverse range of markets. Job Location: Essex Job Position: CAD Design / Development Engineer - Mechatronics Job Status: Permanent Staff Position Job Description: Design (Package Development Engineers) primarily support the progression of Imaging device projects, to include the development of bespoke device packaging, the associated assembly jigging, environmental test jigging and subsequent transport packaging. This can also include the development of processes new to the Imaging department. This role requires significant involvement with the project manager, customer, technical authority and requires taking a leading role in the solution of technical problems associated with device integration for Space and Scientific applications. Support is also given to the development and improvement of assembly jigs and processes used on standard product. Main Accountabilities: Translate customer specifications and aspects of device design into a suitable bespoke device package. Drive the design, procurement and assessment of the package and associated jigs/equipment. Identify risks. Identify and solve unusual technical problems during the design stage. May require leading a group. Update package design guidelines. Able to work without supervision. Communicate technical information to both internal and external parties (Engineering Group Leader and Project Manager, suppliers and Customer). This information to be in the form of drawings, written comment and presentations where required. Take part in or lead exercises aimed at furthering the group knowledge and identifying the solution to technical issues associated with specific Imaging device Projects. Ensure that internal documentation is produced as required including process specifications, flow charts, device travellers, Risk/COSHH assessments. Provide support in this area to less experienced staff. Work with Imaging Applications and Line Engineers to define and provide investigative support to areas of future development. Experience: Mechanical / Mechatronics / Materials background to HNC or Degree level. Working Knowledge of Autodesk Inventor and AutoCAD CAD Packages. Proven ability in the design of small component high precision assemblies, preferably associated with electronics packaging. Proven ability to prioritise and organise own work. Appreciation of thermal and stress modelling techniques. Proven problem solving abilities and use of Company and external investigative facilities. Able to lead groups of Engineers / Technicians in development of complex bespoke package/process design. Build productive relationships. Perform under pressure. Able to learn quickly. Good communication skills in the form of sketches, drawings and in writing. Some relevant experience. Salary/Rate: £25000 - £32000 Fringe Benefits: ● Stakeholder Pension 25 days holiday Subsidised restaurant Save as you earn share scheme Corporate Gym Membership On site car parking Sports and Social Club Relocation: Assistance may be provided where appropriate Additional Info: Due to the nature of our client's work, security clearance will be required so please only apply if you are eligible. (British Passport plus 5 years recent UK residency)
Job Description For Vacancy No: 203558T Consultant: Tim Bees Company Profile: Our client is a leading manufacturer of Solid-State, Free Electron Technology and Photonics-based products, supplying key components and systems to a diverse range of markets. Job Location: Essex Job Position: System Design Authority Job Status: Permanent Staff Position Job Description: The System Design Authority will be the focal point for the coordination of the technical activities on system based projects. They will be the focal point for all technical decision both within our Clients and with the customer base. This will involve a detailed understanding of the system requirements and specifications and how those requirements are flowed down to the project team and subcontractors. They will be responsible for the technical aspects of the lifecycle management process for the duration of the project management process for the duration of the project. Skills / Qualifications: ● Technical leadership in a matrix organisation. Persuasive communication and negotiation skills. Project Risk management techniques. Problem solving. Proven business acumen. Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Adaptability to changing situation and continuous process improvement applications. Degree level experience in Engineering or Physics or equivalent. Chartered Engineer or working towards it. Familiarity/ experience of the following would also be an advantage. Experience in the management of the development and delivery of imaging systems. Experience in the disciplines embracing Research, design, systems, implementation, delivery and Customer Services Experience in cryogenic cooled vacuum systems. Knowledge of Model Based System Engineering. INCOSE Certified System Engineering Professional (CSEP) registration. INCOSE systems Engineering handbook. Your fluency to mother-tongue level in English is essential and although French speaking (or other languages) is not a requirement of the role, it would be a distinct advantage.Main Accountabilities: Delivery Work with the work-package managers and program manager to: Maintain an overview of the system to ensure that it will meet the technical requirements as the Programme System Design Authority. Ensure that a lifecycle process is followed including the appropriate design reviews. Ensure the required Assurance Technical aspects are consolidated and approved at the appropriate Lifecycle Gates. Own of the technical aspects of risk reviews. Ensure that all interfaces are accurately captures and maintained. Ensure that new designs are suitable for manufacture along with the understanding of the design and yield trade-offs. Drive a structured resolution of technical issues and the associated MRB reviews. Champion the Customer design reviews and evidence the appropriate compliance maturity. Methodology Work with the quality engineer to implement DFMA and FMEA processes. Assist in the development of the systems project lifecycle management process within the company. Capture customer requirements, identify gaps and define solutions. Support the programme manager in the development of project plans to ensure that all technical aspects are covered. Business Development Supporting the bidding process with technical analysis of new requirements and the development of solutions. Work with the Systems Engineering manager to establish a technology roadmap to build the technology base to support future projects. Experience A proven track record and an extensive experience in successfully controlling the technical aspects of delivering complex systems based product development projects preferably for Space based customers. This should include some experience in all aspects of system design including hardware, FPGA, software and mechanical design Experience of flow-down of requirements to critical subcontractors and technical control of the subcontractor Evidenced understanding of Capability and requirement trade off within User Capability requirements and solution requirements. A detailed understanding of the methodology required for successful delivery of development programmes such as DFMA and FEMA Experience of ISO/IEC 15288 Salary/Rate: £40000 - £50000 Fringe Benefits: ● Stakeholder Pension 25 days holiday Subsidised restaurant Save as you earn share scheme Corporate Gym Membership On site car parking Sports and Social Club Relocation: Assistance may be provided where appropriate Additional Info: Due to the nature of our client's work, security clearance will be required so please only apply if you are eligible. (British Passport plus 5 years recent UK residency)
Job Description For Vacancy No: 203555T Consultant: Tim Bees Company Profile: Our client is a leading manufacturer of Solid-State, Free Electron Technology and Photonics-based products, supplying key components and systems to a diverse range of markets. Job Location: Essex Job Position: Project Office (PMO) Support Manager / Analyst Job Status: Permanent Staff Position Experience / Responsibilities: Strong analytical skills, MS Project, Business Finance, Root Cause Analysis, could have worked as a Project Accountant / PMO Analyst, not necessarily from an Engineering background. The Project Support Manager is responsible for the governance of the EPM System. Acting as change control and ensuring that all users utilise the system appropriately. Working closely with the key EPM stakeholders to maintain the efficiency of the system and addressing current issues and future requirements. Project Delivery model Support to embed and maintain all roles within the PDM and EPM within the Imaging division. Champion and support the process to track and communicate issues effecting project delivery. Overseeing of and governance of the Project Coordinator / Schedulers and Line management of Bid Co-ordinators and Data Analyst. Responsible for the continued overall governance of PC/Schedulers working practices. Maintaining standard planning, updating. Communication, escalation and holding regular meetings. Work closely with the schedulers to ensure early warning of issues impact project deliverables through the use of the EPM system. Line Management responsibilities for Bid co-ordinators. Accountable for the governance of the Bid process and communication to the relevant stakeholders. Line management of the Data Analyst. Workload forecasting and general support to the Head of Projects. Support the wider business on EPM delivery. Gathering of project data and production of information for management review and General. Tracking the status of all projects (including overdues) based on updates from the project managers. Standardise the way this information is compiled and reported to management. Salary/Rate: £40,000 - £50,000 Fringe Benefits: ● Stakeholder Pension 25 days holiday Subsidised restaurant Save as you earn share scheme Corporate Gym Membership On site car parking Sports and Social Club Relocation: Assistance may be provided where appropriate Additional Info: Due to the nature of our client's work, security clearance will be required so please only apply if you are eligible. (British Passport plus 5 years recent UK residency)
Job Description For Vacancy No: 202612J: Page 1 of 2 Consultant: Joe Wadman Company Profile: Our client has been providing remanufacturing services for more than 20 years. Using a host of remanufacturing technologies, the facility receives engines and a range of other components from customers, and cleans, refurbishes, reassembles and updates them in line with exacting standards. The site remanufactures thousands of items each year, bringing significant environmental and cost benefits to the client and its customers. Job Location: Shrewsbury Shropshire Job Position: Control Systems / Electronics Engineer Job Status: Contract Job Description: An opportunity to join the Product Engineering team of Remanufacturing & Sustainable Solutions Division. The task is to deliver immediate commitments and incremental funded work on New Product in the Defence Sector. This is an excellent opportunity to join a technically motivated enthusiastic team working at the frontiers of engine and power solution technology. Key Responsibilities: The key role of a Control Systems / Electronics engineer is that of a contributor to the interpretation of need and delivery of a project. Working primarily in an office environment this person will be responsible for the performance of electrical, electronic and control system aspects of Caterpillar PowerPack solutions developed on site, primarily for the Defence sector. This position will also be responsible for supporting Operations on site for build and test. This support could include `hand on` approach e.g. harness build, fault finding and system calibration. The applicant would be responsible for: Gaining an in-depth understanding of electrical and electronic systems on both Caterpillar product and supplied test systems in order to ensure efficient cost effective resolution of problems.. Liaison with the Customer on electrical/control system issues and also be the key link to Enterprise support groups i.e., Cat Electronics. Where appropriate be the subject matter expert for problem resolution associated with product or test systems including specialised rigs e.g., Final drive. Communicating technical information to Customers, Senior Management, Suppliers, team members and other Cat Business units. Contribution to New Business `Bids` in area of expertise. Identify system critical characteristics and appropriate validation programme together with supporting system and project reviews as appropriate. Key Skills and Attributes: Engineering degree with established experience of advanced diesel engine control systems, preferably in a medium or heavy duty application. Capability to articulate control system needs to specialist providers and interpret behaviours. Knowledge and use of control system development and calibration tools Vector CANape, CANalyser, Matlab and Simulink. Sound knowledge of Diesel engine Drivelines and overall Power Solution needs. Prior experience of troubleshooting and problem resolution with advanced engine control systems. Self motivated, energetic, hands on, can -do approach to Engineering. Ability to manage multiple priorities and deliver work to clearly defined plans within tight timescales. Good level of Def Stan awareness preferred. Rate: £20 - £30 per hour Limited Company rate depending on experience.
Job Description For Vacancy No: 203491T Consultant: Tim Bees Company Profile: Our client is a market leading, customer focused diesel engine specialist, designing, developing and manufacturing leisure and commercial propulsion engines and marine auxiliary engines that offer owners and operators any number of performance, reliability, cost-of-ownership and environmental benefits. Job Location: South England Job Position: Test Engineer (Performance Engineer) - Engines Department: Engineering Reporting To: Performance Engineering Supervisor Job Status: Permanent Role Purpose and Overview: An opportunity has arisen for a Performance Engineer within the Engineering Team. This role is crucial to the Engineering department, forming a significant part of the development of marine GenSet and propulsion engines. This is a multifunctional, high responsibility role with tremendous opportunity for using initiative. Working in a fast paced, team orientated environment, this successful candidate will be able to function independently, but also work cohesively alongside other key teams. Qualifications: Essential Minimum HND level engineering qualification. Experience testing engines as an engineer. Desired: Experience with mapping advantageous although training can be provided. Mechanical Engineering degree. Experience in diesel development testing. Specific experience with electronically controlled engines. Key Responsibilities: Complete numerous rating development activities across multiple platforms for both marine GenSet and propulsion packages. Prepare test programmes for engines/GenSets and oversee engine/GenSet performance testing including power curves, fuel loops, and heat balance tests, turbocharger matching tests, fuel system matching tests and endurance tests. Support the engineering team in the development of marine GenSet packages and propulsion engines. Interpret results and write reports on tests undertaken including calculations and preparations of graphs, to include those related to power, torque, BMEP, SFC, airflow, correction to standard conditions etc. Discuss with suppliers and representatives the performance of various products. Provide data and other required information necessary for product support documentation and team members for current products. Write production engine and GenSet test procedures including test limits. Key Competencies: Planning and Organising Attention to Detail Teamwork Communication Salary/Rate: ï¿½29,000 - ï¿½34,000 + benefits Fringe Benefits: Various benefits for permanent staff, including annual bonus, pension, Share Scheme, Death in Service Benefit, 25 days paid holiday in addition to statutory holidays.
Job Description For Vacancy No: 203414T: Page 1 of 3 Consultant: Tim Bees Company Profile: Our client is a leading manufacturer of Solid-State, Free Electron Technology and Photonics-based products, supplying key components and systems to a diverse range of markets. Job Location: Essex Job Position: Programme Manager Job Status: Permanent Staff Position Job Description: The programme manager is a newly created role and the successful candidate will be a member of the management team, will work with a number of work-package owners to ensure delivery of existing programmes and to develop the methods of working to ensure that we are able to improve delivery for future systems based projects. Main Accountabilities: Delivery - Work with the work-package managers to ensure Delivery of systems based project to schedule. Ensure that best practices are followed in the development of project and risk plans. Maintenance of project plans, milestones, change control and risk plans. Carry out regular project reviews to the recognised corporate process. Ensure flow-down of requirements from the end application to work-packages. Methodology Assist in the development of the methodology to deliver systems based programs and projects, especially the methodology required for space based programmes. Assist in the development of the systems project lifecycle management process. Establish standard programme templates to assist with future bids. Business Development Supporting with planning of bids for systems base projects. Support with value creation on new prospects. Strategic capability development enabling the appropriate timely resources and skills to be deployed. Customer Act as the key customer interface on systems programmes. Responsible for management of customer expectations. Assist in the development of customer reporting tools. Subcontractor Management. Working with subcontractors to agree specifications and work plans. Management of the subcontract relationship to ensure delivery of work to those plans. Ideal Experience: A proven track record and an extensive experience in successfully delivering complex systems based product development projects preferably for Space base customers. Direct contact, and management of, customers in a science or space based environment. Experience of management of programme with a significant subcontract content. Knowledge of the PA tools required for successful delivery of development programmes such as DFMA and FEMA. Familiarity/ experience of the following would also be a distinct advantage Experience in the management of the development and delivery of imaging systems. Experience in the disciplines embracing Research, design, systems, implementation, delivery and Customer Services. Your fluency to mother-tongue level in English is essential and although French speaking (or other languages) is not a requirement of the role, it would be a distinct advantage. Skills Proven business acumen. Good Leadership capabilities. Management in a matrix organisation. Persuasive communication and negotiation skills. Project Risk management techniques. Problem solving. Adaptability to changing situation and continuous process improvement applications. Salary/Rate: C£55000 Fringe Benefits: ● Stakeholder Pension 25 days holiday Subsidised restaurant Save as you earn share scheme Corporate Gym Membership On site car parking Sports and Social Club Relocation: Assistance may be provided where appropriate Additional Info: Due to the nature of our client's work, security clearance will be required so please only apply if you are eligible. (British Passport plus 5 years recent UK residency)
Job Description For Vacancy No:202343B : Page 1 of 1 Consultant: Mike Bryan Company Profile: Our client is one of the World's premier Automotive manufacturers. Job Location: North West England Job Position: Quality Manufacturing Engineering Manager Department: Quality Reporting to: Quality Manager Status: Permanent Job Profile: Our Client have an outstanding opportunity for an experienced, enthusiastic and driven Quality Engineering Manager. Managing a team of 11, you will have proven track record in a leadership role. This is to replace the previous incumbent who has been recently promoted. Essential Skills, Experience & Qualifications: You must be degree educated and time served in a comparable role within a similar organisation. You must have worked in an Engineering environment, ideally within a heavy industry company, such as Automotive, Aerospace, Rail. You must have an in depth Quality background and be able to lead, train and mentor other quality professionals within the organisation. You must have excellent people management skills, with a proven track record in a leadership role. You will need sound judgement and problem solving capabilities with the ability to remain calm under pressure and make effective decisions. You will need the ability to build and maintain relationships at senior level in order to foster trust and generate the necessary environment for fast, team based resolution of problems. You must have in depth understanding of Supplier Quality processes including 8D's. Proven written and verbal communication skills, and the ability to communicate at all levels within and outside the organisation. Experience of consulting and negotiating with Trade Unions or similar organisations. Able to demonstrate detailed working knowledge of Global Manufacturing Systems. This role will only suit someone who is a go getter who is looking to progress through the company. Role and Responsibilities: Providing a leadership role to the Quality Engineering Team in Safety, People, Responsiveness and Cost. Support the Quality Engineering team by providing technical leadership to ensure internal and external supplier quality is maintained at all times. Ensure the provision of a rapid response to problems experienced by customers to quickly contain issues and generate solutions that ensure continuity of production. Work closely with suppliers and customers to ensure good working relations and excellent communication channels are maintained. Drive outstanding Engineering concerns with the responsible Design teams. You will be liaising with Suppliers and Design centres in the UK and overseas. Basic Hours: 7:30am to 4:15pm Monday to Thursday. 7:30 am to 12:00 Fridays Salary/Rate: Up to £55,000 per annum depending on previous experience, plus bonus, pension, 23 days holiday, plus numerous other benefits associated with working for a multi national company.
Job Description For Vacancy No: 203354T Consultant - Tim Bees Company Profile: Our Client is a leading manufacturer of Capital Equipment. Job Location: Buckinghamshire + worldwide travel Job Position: Service Manager (Global) - Capital Equipment Reporting To: Global Customer Support Manager Job Status: Permanent Job Summary: Responsible for the management and development of Company's strategic element of the customer service and support function and its integration into, and support for, the Company's global service organization. To provide management and leadership to the customer service team in respect of achieving the performance goals, performance improvement and financial goals including revenue, margin and inventory. To assist the Global Customer Service Manager in the development of the corporate strategy for the customer support and service function and to ensure that the customer service and support goals provision are timely, cost effective and meets with customer expectations with specific emphasis on developing the service element of the business and increasing revenue in relations to spare parts and components. Qualifications: Essential: Good general standard of education. Understanding of the management processes required for the practical application of a robust, cost effective and timely service and support provision. Experience: Essential: Considerable experience in a service role, with at least some experience of the management of a global customer service business function. A good understanding of the spares business element, warranty and services processes within a Capital Equipment Business. Strong mechanical or electrical background. Proven background of increasing revenue in a process driven business environment. Good financial acumen with ability to read and understand P&L Accounts. Desirable: Degree qualified in Engineering/Science. Proven success in a similar role. Some experience of managing a customer service function with a large overseas install base - particularly SE Asia, Japan and USA. Experience of inventory management and costings. Experience in wafer fab or semi-conductor industry Experience of EFAC and or Salesforce. SKILLS & ABILITIES: Essential: Customer focus and commercial experience. Operational Analysis - metric based performance improvement experience. Ability to organise and prioritise workloads. Open communicator with the ability to communicate at all levels. Good interpersonal skills. Proactive and the ability to make decisions. Team builder and team player. Commitment. Good financial understanding. Working Conditions & Physical Demands: Office or Manufacturing environment. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Responsibilities: Work closely with the regional service and sales teams to ensure seamless customer satisfaction and help in the promotion of growth opportunities via the implementation of a unified after sales and service strategy. Work closely with the Operational Customer Service & Support Team Leader to ensure consistency throughout the Customer Service & Support Team. Measuring the voice of the customer via customer satisfaction surveys. Monitor and review service business performance via the establishment of suitable KPI's and take remedial action as required. Understanding and the management of the parts returns process and spares inventory controls to develop this part of the business to increase revenue. Manage and maintain customer support spares inventory. Support establishment of "Technical Centre of Excellence" for Company products. Forecast and plan local service financial performance for budgetary and control purposes. Ensure that adequate business tools are utilized to maximize and optimize resource usage. Ensure that all staff are adequately trained to meet the required business objectives, with regular reviews of training and development needs, together with the evaluation of training delivered for effectiveness. Ensure objectives and goals are clearly understood and effectively communicated. Travel Required: Regular travel to suppliers and other Company sites both in the UK and overseas. Salary/Rate: Negotiable Fringe Benefits: Healthcare after successful completion of probation (3 months). Group Personal Pension Plan = 4% employee contribution & 6% employer contribution after successful completion of probation (3 month). 25 days holidays + UK Bank Holidays
Job Description For Vacancy No: 63706P Consultant: Peter Moore Company Profile: Our Client designs, sources and manages automotive production technology, with the aim of creating a high-efficiency production line. Job Location: South West England Job Position: Die Centre - Press Tool Design Engineer Job Status: Permanent Staff Position Qualifications: Minimum Level - HNC Mechanical Design Experience: Considerable experience of: Press tooling design (Automotive). Large project control / supervision. Customer liaison. CAD Operation: Catia V5, or Other. NC CAD Operation: Tebis, or Other. Microsoft Proficient: Excel, Word, Project etc. Responsibilities: ● Tool spec creation for differing press lines. Press tool design / modification. An understanding of 3D surface modeling Die pattern and casting checks. Part inspections and quality confirmations. Project control of specific items via schedules, cost tracking, and manpower allocations. Line try out quality support. Supplier support, development and control. Production emergency support / problem countermeasure. Process planning. Cam data production. Reporting Procedures and Systems: ● Daily and weekly verbal communication with team and section. Quality inspection reports. Relationships: Good teamwork and the ability to be able to communicate all issues freely. Must be proactive, assertive, open and responsive to change. Ability to control/lead and supervise staff. Ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines. Performance Measurement Yearly assessments with immediate manager. Commitment, Attitude, Work, Results monitored on a daily basis. Additional Comments: Flexible and adaptable to constantly changing requirements of the business. (3 shift pattern/Holiday working/weekend working) Salary/Rate: Negotiable Salary + comprehensive benefits package that includes: 25 Days holiday, Overtime, Shift Premiums, Pension, Private Medical Care, Childcare Vouchers
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