Scott is a meticulous Senior Consultant, with over 12 years technical engineering recruitment experience. He has a proven track record of continually exceeding client & candidate expectations and is regularly commended on LinkedIn for the excellent service and recruitment expertise that he provides.

Offering a tailored recruitment approach to suit your needs, he is a specialist in design, R&D and projects recruitment, excelling in the successful conclusion of bespoke assignments. He holds a Diploma in Recruitment Practice, with credibility, integrity and efficiency being at the core of what he does.

Scott Logan

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Scott is a meticulous Senior Consultant, with over 12 years technical engineering recruitment experience. He has a proven track record of continually exceeding client & candidate expectations and is regularly commended on LinkedIn for the excellent service and recruitment expertise that he provides.

Offering a tailored recruitment approach to suit your needs, he is a specialist in design, R&D and projects recruitment, excelling in the successful conclusion of bespoke assignments. He holds a Diploma in Recruitment Practice, with credibility, integrity and efficiency being at the core of what he does.

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The Role:

Client is a family business where changing people’s lives through the products that they design, manufacture and install is a daily occurrence. With 35 years’ experience under their belt, they are a leading provider in the UK, a market leader in Europe and have a presence in many other countries worldwide.

Based at their ISO9001 accredited, purpose-built manufacturing facility in Derbyshire, they believe the future success and growth of their business is inextricably linked to the introduction of innovative, high quality solutions.

Reporting to the Managing Director, they are looking for an inspirational National Sales Manager to provide leadership and direction to their Customer Engagement Team to enable them to achieve revenue growth targets and champion excellent customer service in this rapidly expanding market.

The role will be based out of the Derbyshire office and has 6 direct reports comprising of the Sales Office Manager, Field Retail Sales Manager, Agent Sales Team Leader, Commercial & Retail Marketing Managers and the Service Delivery Manager. The ideal candidate will therefore have proven success of managing multi discipline teams.

To fully understand the opportunity to develop their UK sales channels, you will evaluate the performance of each function and bring a strategic and joined up approach to the entire Customer Engagement division.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop the Sales and Marketing plan to effectively deliver balanced sales channels through the direct retail and trade development teams
  • Manage and develop your team to ensure a professional, courteous and customer focused approach always striving for a “right first time” service
  • Reporting & analysis using internal systems

Person Specification:

  • Demonstrable success in sales management and driving growth
  • You must be able to demonstrate a background in Business to Consumer sales (B2C)
  • A well balanced and intuitive individual with broad sales experience and a full understanding of the sales process
  • Proven success in leading and managing diverse teams
  • Able to provide an inspiring vision to motivate others to excel
  • Possess an enquiring mind alongside high standards of numeracy and literacy
  • You will be fully computer literate and able to demonstrate excellent communication skills
  • Managed both field and office-based sales teams

Package and Hours:

  • Salary £50,000, OTE £60,000
  • Hours - 9.00 am to 5.00 pm Monday - Friday
  • Car allowance
  • Profit related pay
  • Life Insurance
  • BUPA Healthcare
  • Auto Enrol Pension Scheme, 25 days holiday plus statutory

Commutable from Derby, Sheffield, Chesterfield, Nottingham, Mansfield, Worksop, Newark

 

The Company:

This is a well-established, specialist in their field, who are globally recognised business with over 50 years’ experience behind them.

They employ over 1,000 people across the group, with access to reliable partners in many countries across the globe.

Role Function:

To work closely with the Project Controller and field teams to clarify all aspects of designs and fitting details to create customer drawings and production orders (Bills of materials).

This role would suit someone who could be looking to step into a Trainee Project Manager role, or someone with 2-5 years design experience and wanting to progress.

Key Responsibilities:

  • To ensure the final design for the customer meets all requirements and specifications
  • Ensure that product pricing is correct and highlight areas to reduce costs or offer alternative solutions to the customer
  • Create and maintain production bills of material (BOM) and costs for their directly manufactured products
  • Create accurate drawings in line with company standards
  • Provide technical support to the business
  • Ensure all variations are tracked and costed
  • Minimise waste; reduce risk to reduce repetitive errors.
  • Take appropriate remedial action to resolve customer disputes with minimal cost to the business
  • Responsibility for personal growth and development

Person Specification:

  • A good level of all-round industry knowledge within architectural, metalwork fabrications and steel etc would be advantageous
  • IT skills, in particular CAD to support accurate drawings, fulfilment with continuous development and learning
  • Understanding and interpretation of construction and engineering drawings
  • Experience of regular interaction with customers
  • CAD / SAP technical experience
  • Technical knowledge in terms of building construction, engineering management, business systems
  • Broad range of experience in mechanical engineering- production / architectural design applications

Salary and Hours:

  • £23,000 - £28,000 dependant on experience
  • 8:30am - 5:00pm, Monday to Thursday, 4pm finish on Friday

Commutable from Sheffield, Chesterfield, Mansfield, Derby, Nottingham, Burton Upon Trent

 

The Company:

Based in Northamptonshire, our client is a leading-edge engineering SME company that specialises in the manufacture of materials processing equipment and energy from waste power generation.  As a highly innovative and progressive design and manufacturing company, it prides itself on developing advanced engineering solutions within the sustainable energy, energy from waste and the design and manufacture of waste materials processing equipment.

Founded over 35 years ago and still privately owned, our client’s engineering innovation has always been a fundamental part of their business.  This has helped it to establish itself as a major player in its areas of expertise, namely:

o          Design and manufacture of equipment for the food and rendering industry

o          Processing waste into energy

o          Renewable energy production

The Role:

The Mechanical Design Engineer is a key role and will be accountable for ensuring the design and implementation of client projects for specialised processing and management of waste equipment, as well as providing engineering support to the on-site power plant equipment.

You will operate within a multi-disciplinary team to ensure that the successful implementation of detailed designs meets the highest standards of safety and regulatory compliance.

Key responsibilities will include:

  • Design and development of new project designs for external clients from conception through to successful completion.  Additionally, contributing to internal projects for optimising waste energy performance relating to the on-site energy from waste power plant.
  • Excellent design analysis, with the ability to work from first principles, translating design concepts into 3D CAD models (AutoCAD Inventor), ensuring full alignment with customer requirements.
  • Liaising with design draughtsman for 2D drawing production, and equally producing 2D drawings when required.
  • Working proactively with senior colleagues and liaising with manufacturing to ensure strict compliance to quality and design standards.
  • Good communication with all stakeholders ensuring full compliance to designs and budgets.
  • Identify and provide solutions that meet the highest levels of Health & Safety, Quality and Regulatory standards.

 Person Specification:

We are looking for a proactive and experienced mechanical engineer with a good knowledge of design of mechanical machinery and a good appreciation of:

  • Mechanical equipment
  • Sheet metal fabrication
  • Pressure containing equipment
  • Piping layouts
  • General steel structures.
  • Preference will be given to candidates who can demonstrate experience in these key areas.

As important is the ability to be a quick learner and the ability to analysis problems using engineering principals to perform basic calculations.  Furthermore, you must have the ability to communicate initial design ideas and interpret engineering drawings to a high standard. A professionally qualified Mechanical Engineering Degree or Higher National Diploma would be advantageous coupled with five years’ experience in a related field.

The following key attributes are also essential:

  • Proven experience in creating and maintaining CAD models and files (AutoCAD, Inventor)
  • A hands-on approach, with the ability to liaise with workshop personnel in a manufacturing environment.
  • A solid technical understanding of common computer operating systems and proficient use of MS Office applications
  • A strong desire to work within a dynamic environment with exposure to a wide variety of projects and the chance to develop your career and broaden your skills and knowledge.
  • Excellent verbal and written English communication skills.

Salary:

£27,000 - £38,000 dependant on experience

Commutable from Northampton, Wellingborough, Kettering, Bedford, Milton Keynes

 

The Company:

This is a fantastic senior level opportunity, for an experienced Electrical Designer with a business that is the UK's leading manufacturer in their specialist field. Their products enjoy a global reputation for quality & performance with more than half of sales derived from Export markets. All design and manufacturing take place at their purpose-built facility near Sheffield.

Applicants are sought to work within a small team of committed and multi-disciplined engineers responsible for the design development and support of special bespoke products.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Work as one of the primary electrical designers within the business
  • Create electrical detailed designs of systems and sub-systems from defined client specification, this will include designing control panels (including layouts), schematics, and creation of associated documentation including BOM’s, manufacturing drawings etc
  • You are expected to work within the agreed time scales and costs, liaise with the customer and all other departments in the Company at all levels
  • Knowledge and experience of design change control and release procedures MRP and or ERP systems
  • To support the manufacturing process, resolving and clarifying electrical and wiring issues in products

Person Specification:

  • The successful candidate will have a depth of experience as an electrical design draughtsperson using Electrical CAD Software
  • Practical experience in an Electrical manufacturing environment is necessary and we would anticipate a minimum qualification in an appropriate subject at HND level
  • Experience in the use of applicable directives, norms and standards used in light industrial applications are essential (Low Voltage Directive (LVD) or M/C Directive)
  • The successful applicant will need to have good communication skills as the duties will include liaising with internal departments, have the ability to work on their own initiative with minimum supervision, prioritise workload and the skills to be a good team player
  • Temperature controller configuration
  • PLC programming experience would be an advantage
  • You will be self-motivated, flexible, with a hands-on approach to working within a project team or individually and Computer literate
  • Valid passport holder and clean driving licence required for occasional travel.

Package:

  • Salary circa £40,000 based on experience
  • Company Incentive scheme
  • Salary Sacrifice Pension Plan with 7.5% employer contributions and a death in service policy
  • 22 days holiday, plus statutory days

Commutable From: Sheffield, Chesterfield, Rotherham, Barnsley, Glossop

 

The Company:

The business is an SME, with 150 employees and 60 years of manufacturing heritage. They have a global supply chain and export over 30% of their product to a world-wide network of customers. The operation consists of a fabrication facility, assembly area, large yard, logistics area and finished goods stores with the majority of product designed and manufactured by the company at their UK site.

The Role:

An excellent opportunity has arisen for an Electrical Design Engineer to join our clients Engineering Department to work on various installation projects. The electrical works consists of electrical installation design, control systems and control panel general arrangements. The role also involves giving technical support to their sales team and discussing issues with their customers.

Key Responsibilities:

  • The completion of projects including the preparation of works specifications and AutoCAD drawings
  • The use of software to complete cable calculations
  • Pre-installation site surveys
  • The completion of technical reports
  • The programming of PLC’s and HMI’s
  • Research and development of new products and services
  • NICEIC supervisor duties

Person Specification:

  • A minimum HNC in Electrical Engineering qualification, or approved equivalent will be considered
  • Proven CAD skills
  • A strong passion for engineering and the ability to demonstrate a desire to build a career within this industry
  • Excellent communication skills
  • A full drivers licence
  • Experience in MS Office Suite Software

Salary:

  • £45,000 - negotiable dependent on level of experience

Commutable from Sheffield, Nottingham, Derby, Mansfield, Chesterfield, Worksop, Newark on Trent

 

The Company:

The business is an SME, with 150 employees and 60 years of manufacturing heritage. They have a global supply chain and export over 30% of their product to a world-wide network of customers. The operation consists of a fabrication facility, assembly area, large yard, logistics area and finished goods stores with the majority of product designed and manufactured by the company at their UK site.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Preparation of drawings, bills of materials and design calculations for both new products and modifications to existing products.
  • To work closely with the company’s production and manufacturing engineering functions to ensure designs are as effective as possible for the wider business.
  • Support of the company’s sales and marketing functions.
  • Liaison with other departments within the company to help achieve common goals.
  • Creation and development of conceptual design schemes.
  • Attendance of site visits, meetings and surveys as required by the projects.
  • Any further related tasks as defined by the Engineering Manager

Person Specification:

  • Degree or HND held in either Civil or Mechanical Engineering (or related discipline)
  • You will have experience of fabrications, fabricated steel components or steel structures
  • Structural Engineering / Structural Design experience would be advantageous
  • Experience with SAP ERP or similar is desirable as is weld fatigue experience
  • A good appreciation of the importance of Design for Manufacture / Assembly principles
  • Practical manufacturing or installation experience will be seen as beneficial
  • High capability in written and spoken English

Salary:

  • £45,000 - negotiable dependent on level of experience

Commutable from Sheffield, Nottingham, Derby, Mansfield, Chesterfield, Worksop, Newark on Trent

 

The Role:

Reporting to the Group Head of Engineering, client is looking for the expertise of a proven Electrical Engineer.

Your base will be at clients Midland’s office, but you must be flexible as there will be worldwide travel involved.

This is an excellent, autonomous opportunity with a globally recognised market leader, who is at the forefront of their industry.

It is an exciting time for the business, resulting in a continued period of growth. They have great staff retention with the average years’ service being over 12 years, which is a testament to the type of company that they are.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Electrical designs for system loading, electrical protection, cable sizing, voltage drops and suitability for conditions.
  • Design of electrical and automated systems for crushing equipment, specification of process control requirements and components.
  • Design and on-site analysis of Electrical loads, short circuit calculations and harmonics, production of engineering drawings including P&ID´s. Logic flow, single line etc. using AutoCAD.
  • Product selection for systems equipment.
  • Generation of electrical specifications, supervision of installation and commissioning of equipment, risk analysis for HAZOP requirements.
  • Technical support to our satellite network, and other departments within the group.
  • On site Supervision of electrical installation and commissioning of equipment, analysis, reporting and troubleshooting of electrical problems.

Person Specification:

  • The successful candidate will be motivated and have a depth of Electrical Engineering experience involving similar expertise to client requirements and working within a team.
  • A particular knowledge and expertise in motors and their control systems would be advantageous, as is the knowledge of "state of the art" technologies in this field.
  • A working knowledge of variable motors and speed drives and adapting to new technology is required.
  • Experience from heavy engineering, tunneling, mining, quarrying or crushers would be highly advantageous.

Package and Benefits:

  • Salary negotiable plus excellent bonus
  • Opportunities for global travel
  • 10% employer contributed pension, with 0% required from employee
  • Private medical cover (currently with Bupa) on completion of the probationary period
  • 33 days holiday
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Free flu jabs
  • The possibility of joining a company with a great staff retention record - average years’ service being 12 years             

Commutable from Derby, Sheffield, Chesterfield, Nottingham, Mansfield, Worksop

 

The Company:

The business is an SME, with 150 employees and 60 years of manufacturing heritage. They have a global supply chain and export over 30% of their product to a world-wide network of customers. The operation consists of a fabrication facility, assembly area, large yard, logistics area and finished goods stores with the majority of product designed and manufactured by the company at their UK site.

The Role:

  • Minimum 8 years’ experience working in industrial structural engineering with experience of either;
    • Mast or column structures
    • Fabricated steel components
    • Large scale bespoke structures
  • Ideally Chartered or working towards Chartered status with relevant engineering organisation e.g. IStructE
  • Understanding of relevant British and European design codes and their application to structural design
  • Experience overseeing product development, custom structural design, executing design calculations and design validation
  • Understanding of foundation design based on site conditions and structural requirements
  • Appreciation of dynamics and wind loading requirements when applied to structures in situ        
  • Ability to complete failure mode analysis and site-investigations into ageing structures and structural integrity, advising on structural maintenance and reviewing structural maintenance reports

Salary:

  • £45,000 - £60,000 - negotiable dependant on level of experience (the business is considering Senior, Principal and Manager level)

Commutable from Sheffield, Nottingham, Derby, Mansfield, Chesterfield, Worksop, Newark on Trent

 

The Company:

Client is a global manufacturer of heavy engineering products and services that deliver lifecycle solutions to maximise customer return on investment. They deliver lifecycle solutions to a broad range of industries, including construction, infrastructure, manufacturing, shipping, transportation, refining, energy, utility, quarrying and mining. 

As a Design Engineer, reporting to the Engineering Manager, you will be responsible for a wide variety of engineering tasks.

Key Reasons to Join This Business:

  • UK and Global travel opportunities
  • Opportunities to progress through the design structure
  • Exposure to customers & all areas of the business including manufacture
  • Working for a global leader
  • Exciting projects & opportunities to innovate including patent designs

Key Responsibilities:

  • Investigate and resolve problems quickly and effectively, implementing engineering changes where required
  • Provide engineered solutions for the development of New Products and the continual improvement of the existing Product Range.
  • Provide customers with the required support and service that they require
  • Produce a full design package for manufacturing including Detailed Drawings, Exploded drawings, Engineering BOMs etc.

Person Specification:

  • Degree educated or equivalent in Engineering
  • Design experience heavy equipment design would be highly advantageous
  • Competent user of 3D Solid Modelling CAD, ideally Pro-Engineer / Creo Parametric and familiarity with Product Data Management (PDM) systems
  • Good technical expertise in mechanical and hydraulic systems
  • A good understanding of the various applications that the equipment can operate in along with an appreciation for the expected performance of the machines.
  • Creativity and innovative thinking
  • Experience with Oracle TMS a plus
  • Good English communication skill, both written and spoken;
  • Good Presentation and interpersonal skills.
  • Candidates should have a “can do” attitude and be able to work as part of a team to meet the deadlines required

Salary:

  • £27,000 - £32,000 (negotiable)

Commutable from Leicester, Derby, Nottingham, Loughborough, Burton upon Trent, Hinckley, Nuneaton

 

The Role:

This is an exciting opportunity for a Sales Engineer to join a well-established company, with over 50 years of experience.

The business is a growing, local company and a genuine opportunity for the right candidate to have and develop a successful career.

The ideal candidate will have demonstrable previous bulk material handling equipment experience.

Role Overview:

This new opportunity is within the businesses Mild/Stainless Steel Division.

The candidate will ensure core mild steel or stainless-steel sales order processing systems & procedures are utilised to support the business to achieve budgeted business objectives regarding:

  • Request for Quotations (RFQ’s)
  • Quotations
  • Orders
  • Sales
  • Gross Margin
  • OTIF
  • Warranty

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide high levels of customer service in line with customer requirements. When required, Support the Area Sales Managers by visiting customer sites to discuss and understand technical & application engineering issues and develop customer relationships.
  • Assist other team members in following up of enquiries and quotations. Ensure all telephone & email enquiries from customers and internal departments are dealt with effectively and efficiently
  • Ensure the RFQ, quotation & order processes are utilised consistently across the team to achieve business objectives. Work with Sales & Marketing Manager, Internal Sales Manager and Area Sales Managers to make & maintain contact with key existing customers to encourage further sales, and to highlight any issues
  • Be a Lean Manufacturing champion. Embrace, promote and encourage Lean activities throughout the company as tools to continuously develop and improve company manufacturing and operating efficiency, contribute to LEAN activities; including 5S in the sales office
  • Co-operate with other departments by maintaining good lines of communication and recognition of over-lapping problems
  • Effective and efficient utilisation of individual time. Ensure company records maintained in a safe and redeemable fashion to prevent loss or deterioration.
  • Assist in the identification of team & own individual future training needs. Ensure that own performance, bad debts and other sales KPIs are within agreed target levels
  • Maintain company records in a safe and redeemable fashion to prevent loss or deterioration. Ensure that all procedures and systems are maintained in line with Business Management Systems requirements.

Package and Benefits:

  • Salary £42,000
  • Hours 8:30am – 5:00pm, 4pm finish on Friday’s (flexi-hours are available)
  • 30 days holiday, increasing to 33 days with service
  • 4x salary – Death in service

** The business will consider an element of home/office split, if the incumbent lives a distance away **

Commutable from Boston, Peterborough, Stamford, Bourne, Wisbech, Grantham, Melton Mowbray

 

The Company:

This business is a design led, structural and civil engineering practice. They are a progressive, forward thinking agency with BIM and sustainability at the forefront of their solutions.

They operate on a national and international level across multiple industry sectors and offer a creative and innovative approach to deliver time critical, cost effective and commercial solutions; meaning that clients return to them time and again.

The Role:

Client is looking for an experienced CAD / Revit Technician to join their growing development team, using CAD / Revit software to create detailed technical drawings in 2D and 3D models.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Create high-quality detailed technical drawings and plans based on designs supplied by architects and designers and make modifications to existing drawings
  • Use a variety of CAD / Autodesk Revit software programmes to create designs in 2D and 3D models
  • Liaise with architects, engineers and designers to understand their design requirements and provide technical advice to manufacturing and construction technicians
  • Provide accurate, detailed and to scale drawings
  • Ensure drawings are compliant with industry and health and safety standards and protocols
  • Calculate costs and apply knowledge of materials and engineering principles to check feasibility of manufacture and construction of the product
  • Conduct site visits and surveys when required
  • Present working drawings for use in all stages of the project, tender, manufacture / construction and installation
  • Produce installation and manufacturing documentation
  • Maintain accurate records

Salary:

  • £25,000 - £35,000 dependant on experience and skill level

Commutable From: Hinckley, Loughborough, Melton Mowbray, Ashby De La Zouch, Corby

 

The Role:

Our client is looking to recruit a presales technical support & CAD operator to join their busy projects team. They are an established market leading manufacturer and distributor, based in North West Leicestershire. The successful individual will be responsible for liaising with trade customers, architects and main contractors.

The successful individual will ideally be an experienced technical based CAD Operator.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Offering pre-sales technical support to customers phone calls and emails supporting all of their products
  • Generating and issuing CAD drawings as required to support their trade customers
  • Issuing CAD sections to architects to assist in their drawings
  • Issuing product drawing layouts and chasing for approvals
  • Occasionally attending client meetings off site to support their area sales team (pool car will be provided)

Person Specification:

  • A good level of AutoCAD 2D experience is essential
  • Self-motivated and enthusiastic, able to work alone and also as a team
  • A strong, clear communicator both verbally and electronically
  • Organised yet flexible with an ability to adapt to changes in workload
  • Able to demonstrate good working IT skills (Microsoft Outlook, Word & Excel essential) with the ability to learn in house systems
  • Produce and issue CAD drawings from templates where available
  • Able to demonstrate a technical ability to read drawings and understand the product

The Benefits:

  • £25,000
  • Competitive pension package after qualifying period
  • Standard hours of 8.30am to 5pm Monday to Friday 8.30am to 4.30pm Friday
  • Free car parking on a first come first served basis
  • Up to 25 days holiday pro-rata, plus bank holidays
  • Canteen facilities with cold drink & snack vending, microwave and fridges
  • BIM/Revit and product training to support the role

Commutable from Leicester, Loughborough, Ashby De La Zouch, Swadlincote, Burton upon Trent