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 requires an experienced, hands-on Draughtsman to join the technical operation at their plant, where they conduct product tests.

This is a 12-month contract and offers a PAYE or Ltd Company option.

Key Responsibilities:

  • This building has had some updates in recent years and there are a variety of existing drawings, gaps and new drawings that need checking, re-doing, filling in so this candidate must be able to survey and then complete the required AutoCAD drawings for the changes or updates
  • You must have site experience, this is the most important requirement, as you will be working autonomously in this role and must be capable and prepared to take the measurements and draw up accordingly in AutoCAD
  • To understand existing drawings and revise, update or amend to represent the current situation in the facility across, civil, structural, piping, electrical, P&ID etc 
  • Survey, Measure, draught any areas that have not been covered by existing drawing 
  • Create new designs and drawing for new equipment layouts, detail new test equipment for fabrication 

Education/Experience:

  • Suitable technical qualification or proven experience 
  • Several years’ experience in industrial environment designing and draughting across multiple disciplines 

Skills and Competencies:

  • Self-starter, ability to work on your own, site measuring and tracing existing systems and understanding existing drawings to update or create new drawings 
  • Creativity, verbal and written communication skills and problem-solving ability
  • Basic knowledge of design techniques, tools, and principals involved in production of 2D AutoCAD drawing 

Commutable from Middlesbrough, Darlington, Stockton on Tees, Newton Aycliffe, Bishop Auckland, Guisborough

 

Role Function:

To assist the technical operation team, working to deliver a range of low value improvement projects totalling circa $100m over the next two years. Initially for a 1-year assignment with a view to extension for the right candidate. 

This role can offer a PAYE or LTD Company option.

The contract will consist of managing four projects in 2019 and at least one project in 2020. This will include;

  • Installation of three air-conditioning units
  • Upgrade on pipework
  • Installation of Dynamometer
  • Instrument updates
  • Electrical substation

The Candidate Must Have:

  • Industrial/Petrochem/Gas/Oil construction back ground BUT NOT multimillion-pound projects as this is a hands-on Project management role with little or no delegation to colleagues, you will need the ability to resolve on the ground, real time issues themselves 
  • The ability to see the bigger picture but enough relevant technical knowledge to recommend fixes and solutions 
  • Honest and reliable who can manage situations and report back to a wide group of internal Stakeholders within the business with the reality of the project and its stage 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Leads multiple projects from inception to completion; facilitates project planning sessions with internal stakeholders to determine the scope and objectives of each project; works with business stakeholders to establish project performance goals; designs project plan, develops timeline, identifies project milestones, and tracks performance against performance goals and timeline. Identifies, tracks, and works with others to resolve project issues.
  • Monitors and communicates project status to project team.
  • Plans and monitors project budget, conducts research and analysis; provides input into the design and development of project plans and timelines. Manages project risk; uses quality tools to identify areas of risk; works with others on the team and outside the team to identify alternatives or solutions.
  • Documents and shares team learnings with other teams; draws on other project team experiences to enhance the success of the project. Maintains project notes, databases, and other records; monitors measures and communicates with Project Sponsor and other stakeholders on status of specific projects and assignments.
  • Identifies and assigns appropriate resources to accomplish various project tasks; guides and coaches team members through various stages of the project; provides developmental feedback to team members. 

Qualifications and Competencies:

Suitable relevant experience of running multi-discipline projects from £50k to £1m in value, technical knowledge of all aspects Civil, structural, piping, electrical & instrumentation to allow decisions regarding successful project outcome to be made on a daily basis 

Commutable from Middlesbrough, Stockton on Tees, Newton Aycliffe, Bishop Auckland, Guisborough

 

The Role:

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

Reporting to the Senior Design Engineer, you will be responsible for the design of core machinery using 3D CAD.

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

Role Overview:

  • The Design engineer should have significant demonstrated experience in an engineering and manufacturing environment - preferably with engineered metal fabricated equipment
  • While client products are of low to medium volume and medium to high levels of variability in specification, they aim to utilise appropriate lean methodologies that fit the business model and experience in the business model is highly beneficial
  • The highest levels of quality standard are needed and required for the role. The Design engineer would be expected to help implement changes leading from internal quality issues or engineering changes
  • The role will be primarily office based, however may involve some travel to suppliers and customers as required
  • To liaise with other departments as appropriate, to ensure the timely completion of projects
  • Maintaining accountability for the accuracy of system information relating to the Bill of Materials for every part, assembly and contract Job
  • A range of objectives and KPIs from short to long term will apply, typically embracing; on time delivery of contract Jobs from the department & Reduction of engineering related quality issues

The role requires the use of the following software:

    • Microsoft Office products - Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint
    • 3D CAD, AutoCAD.2D CAD & Vault
    • Epicor (ERP)

Key Responsibilities:

  • Design of core machinery using 3D CAD (Autodesk Inventor is preferred, but other 3D proficiency will be considered)
  • Designs/modifications to standard machinery to suit the clients particular site requirements and/or engineering changes as required
  • Creation of Bills of Materials for entry into the company’s ERP system.
  • Working with sales and development engineers to create new products from initial concept through to full production units
  • Value engineering of current designs
  • Use of DFM best practices to meet the needs of the production facility
  • Working with the production operatives to increase production efficiency through better machine design and the design of jigs and fixtures
  • Enhancing the customer satisfaction levels to be the major focus
  • Be forward thinking and raise new ideas and working methods to increase the department’s throughput

Package and Benefits:

  • £21,000 - £30,000
  • 6% employer contributory pension
  • Death in Service, 4x annual salary
  • 30 days, including statutory, rising to 33 days
  • Company performance bonus, 5% of salary

Commutable from Peterborough, Boston, Stamford, Wisbech, Market Deeping

 

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 Engineer to join the Engineering Department to work on various installation projects, with the electrical works consisting of electrical installation design, control systems and control panel general arrangements.

This is a developing role; therefore the right candidate will have the opportunity to grow and develop within the company as an Electrical Engineer.

Key Responsibilities:

  • The completion of projects including for the preparation of works specifications and AutoCAD drawings
  • The use of Amtech 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

Person Specification:

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

Salary:

  • £25,000 - £31,000 (negotiable dependant on experience)

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

 

The Company:

This is an opportunity to join a growing and expanding business. The business is a supplier of quality systems for large engineering projects across a number of sectors. They work on systems within the power generation sector from hydroelectric power stations to critical plant within the nuclear industry. They also create systems to aid flood defence and fail-safe systems to combat the potential effects of natural disasters within cities.

They design and manufacture complete hydraulic systems using Solidworks including Power Units, actuators and accumulators through to installation, commissioning and servicing.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Developing and designing Hydraulic Schematics, General arrangements, Actuators and Manifolds
  • Production of Bills of Materials
  • Liaising with customers to refine requirement and design parameters
  • Working on projects from original concept to complete manufacture

Person Specification:

  • 3D CAD proficiency in producing quality detailed engineering drawings (Solidworks preferable)
  • HNC or equivalent in engineering is preferred
  • Knowledge or Hydraulic or Pneumatic Systems advantageous
  • Mechanical, Production or relevant Engineering background
  • Attention to detail
  • Self-Starter
  • Excellent time management skills, able to balance priorities of multiple projects
  • Knowledge of a wide range of manufacturing techniques

Salary:

  • £30,000 - £35,000 dependent skill-set and experience

Commutable From: Stafford, Uttoxeter, Stoke on Trent, Crewe, Leek, Congleton

 

The Company:

This business has a long history of designing, manufacturing, and installing innovative solutions to the UK’s blue-chip industry base.

From their Nottinghamshire base they design and manufacture a wide range of equipment that finds itself into every area of industry.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Review handover documents received from sales team, sometimes receiving a face to face handover on larger/more complex projects
  • Review customer/sales concept designs effectively to produce well designed style solutions
  • Attend site when required to survey layout drawings
  • Attend site kick off meetings when required
  • Preparation of layouts, GA and detailed drawings
  • Ensure work is carried out to agreed timescales
  • Produce bill of materials (BOM’s)
  • Order items on bill of materials
  • Complete documentation such as maintenance manuals and spares list from standard templates
  • Assist sales team with layouts when required

Person Specification:

  • Conveyor, conveyor systems design experience is essential (belt conveyor / roller conveyor / slat conveyor / modular belt conveyor / pallet conveyor / chain conveyor)
  • Experience of building conveyors would be advantageous
  • Microsoft Office proficient.
  • Experience with Solidworks / Inventor (Solidworks being preferred)

Benefits:

  • Salary of up to £35,000 dependant on experience and skill-set – based on a 39-hour work week
  • Bonus
  • Annual pay rises
  • Pension scheme
  • Paid overtime (x1.5), with lots of overtime available

Commutable From: Nottingham, Derby, Loughborough, Burton upon Trent, Chesterfield, Mansfield, Newark on Trent

 

The Company / Role:

Client provides detailed design, project management and construction management services to utility bodies, developers and contractors throughout the United Kingdom.

With a rapidly expanding workload and with a new client base, they now require an AutoCAD Project Engineer.

The candidate will be working within a small and dynamic team on a range of technically innovative projects for blue chip developers and major companies.

An accredited training package may be offered to enable the successful candidate to progress towards professional qualification.

They specialise in the following disciplines:

  • Existing Infrastructure Facilities Renovation and Expansion
  • Infrastructure New Build Design and Construction
  • Utility Design and Construction
  • Process Improvements
  • Engineering Feasibility and Detailed Design
  • Project Management, programming and planning
  • Construction Management and Commissioning
  • Regulatory Compliance and Advice
  • Procurement and Expert Contract Advice
  • Residential Mechanical and Electrical design services (building services design and specification)

They are accredited to the following:

  • Member of the Association of Consulting Engineers
  • BSEN ISO 9001 and ISO14001 accredited
  • Member of the Construction Health & Safety Group and The Association of Project Safety
  • Accredited ICE Training Scheme

Key Responsibilities:

  • A minimum 3 years minimum experience in the design of public health (sewerage and water mains) and utility infrastructure or building services projects. 
  • Fully proficient with contemporary 3D AutoCAD software.
  • Working experience of BIM/Revit would be of a considerable advantage but is not essential for this role.

Hours:

  • £30,000 - £35,000 dependant on experience
  • 37.5 hours a week, 5 days per week
  • 9.00am till 5.30pm with 1 hour for lunch

Commutable From: Chelmsford, Stratford, Enfield, Brentwood, Dagenham, Grays, Ilford, Basildon

 

The Company / Role:

Client provides detailed design, project management and construction management services to utility bodies, developers and contractors throughout the United Kingdom.

With a rapidly expanding workload and with a new client base, they now require a Civil Engineering Project Engineer.

The candidate will be working within a small and dynamic team on a range of technically innovative projects for blue chip developers and major companies.

An accredited ICE training package will be available to enable the successful candidate to progress towards professional qualification.

They specialise in the following disciplines:

  • Existing Infrastructure Facilities Renovation and Expansion
  • Infrastructure New Build Design and Construction
  • Utility Design and Construction
  • Process Improvements
  • Engineering Feasibility and Detailed Design
  • Project Management, programming and planning
  • Construction Management and Commissioning
  • Regulatory Compliance and Advice
  • Procurement and Expert Contract Advice
  • Residential Mechanical and Electrical design services (building services design and specification)

They are accredited to the following:

  • Member of the Association of Consulting Engineers
  • BSEN ISO 9001 and ISO14001 accredited
  • Member of the Construction Health & Safety Group and The Association of Project Safety
  • Accredited ICE Training Scheme

Key Responsibilities:

  • A minimum 3 years minimum experience in the design of public health (sewerage and water mains) and utility infrastructure (gas, electric, water, telecoms) for re-developments and new developments. 
  • The successful candidate shall be qualified to a minimum ONC level (Civil Engineering), preferably Degree level.
  • Proficient in CAD, MS office and Windes software.

Salary and Hours:                                 

  • £30,000 - £35,000 dependant on experience
  • 37.5 hours a week, 5 days per week
  • 9.00am till 5.30pm with 1 hour for lunch

Commutable From: Chelmsford, Stratford, Enfield, Brentwood, Dagenham, Grays, Ilford, Basildon

 

Company:

The Company has a 40-year history in the design and manufacture of lifting and mechanical handling equipment and is known internationally. Their products tend to be unique in the marketplace due to the deliberate strategy of finding innovative designs to solve customer problems.

As part of the Company’s expansion, an opportunity has arisen within one of client’s specialist divisions. Specialising in the design and manufacture of products and systems to support the nuclear decommissioning and new build sectors, this division is a highly-regarded supplier to prestigious customers. The successful candidate will work within a specialist team and support a wide variety of unique and high-quality projects.

Role and Key Responsibilities:

Client is looking for a Mechanical Design Engineer to be integrated within their team and to perform the following duties:

  • Produce innovative design solutions to meet customer requirements
  • Develop designs using Autodesk Inventor and produce drawings suitable for manufacture, including machining and fabrication drawings
  • Have due regard to legislation, British Standards and nuclear requirements and liaise with the client on designs
  • Carry out stress analysis including hand calculations
  • Fully cost designs and produce a bill of materials, compile QA documentation to underpin the equipment manufactured, offer project support in terms of collating and presenting documentation
  • Trouble shoot production problems, produce system layouts and module assemblies, work alongside the production team to ensure a successful delivery, produce operation and service manuals

Person Specification:

A minimum of five years’ relevant industrial experience is essential:

  • Formal Mechanical Engineering qualification to Degree level
  • Good working knowledge of 3D CAD packages – ideally Autodesk Inventor 2015 or later
  • An interest and knowledge of machinery and fabrication design
  • Ideally experience with the nuclear industry (or similar high-level industry) and ideally experience with lifting equipment, hydraulic circuits
  • A basic understanding of the design of electrical control circuits would be an advantage, preferably with some experience with Mathcad for presentation of hand calculations
  • Fully proficient in Microsoft Office, good verbal, visual and written communication skills, prepared to be flexible on working hours to meet deadlines

A full driving licence that permits you to drive in the UK (unless reasonable adjustments can be made under the Equality Act 2010).

Whilst nuclear experience would be beneficial, a firm understanding, and solid application of mechanical and hydraulic principles will be most important for this position. Guidance and personal development can be given to the successful candidate for nuclear-specific requirements.

The successful candidate will be well supported within the Design Team but will be expected to meet deadlines from the outset and their performance will be monitored. The company has high expectations of all employees and they are expected to continue with their personal development.

Salary and Benefits:

Salary: Negotiable depending upon experience.

Contract: Permanent 40hrs/week Mon - Fri, plus overtime (as required).

Benefits: Company Bonus, Company pension, Opportunities for personal development.

Applicants will be invited to a telephone interview in the first instance, and then a formal interview and office/factory visit if successful.

Commutable From: Sheffield, Rotherham, Mansfield, Alfreton, Derby, Nottingham

 

Company:

The Company has a 40-year history in the design and manufacture of lifting and mechanical handling equipment and is known internationally. Their products tend to be unique in the marketplace due to the deliberate strategy of finding innovative designs to solve customer problems.

As part of the Company’s expansion, an opportunity has arisen within their Lifting Equipment division specialising in the design and manufacture of vehicle mounted cranes and lifting platforms.

Role and Responsibilities:

The successful candidate will work within a specialist team and support a wide variety of unique and high-quality projects for customers at home and abroad. The role will not be limited to one product, so the candidate must be prepared to be flexible within the team.

The successful candidate will be well supported within the Design Team but will be expected to meet deadlines from the outset and their performance will be monitored. The company has high expectations of all employees and they are expected to continue with their personal development.

They are looking for a Mechanical Design Engineer to be integrated within their team and to perform the following duties:

  • Produce innovative design solutions to meet customer requirements
  • Develop designs using Autodesk Inventor and produce drawings suitable for manufacture, including machining and fabrication drawings
  • Have due regard to legislation, British Standards and nuclear requirements
  • Liaise with the client on designs
  • Carry out stress analysis including hand calculations
  • Fully cost designs and produce a bill of materials

Person Specification:

  • Formal Mechanical Engineering qualification to degree level with good working knowledge of 3D CAD packages – ideally Autodesk Inventor 2015 or later
  • Relevant industrial experience preferable and an interest and knowledge of machinery and fabrication design, ideally experience with lifting equipment and hydraulic circuits
  • A basic understanding of the design of electrical control circuits would be an advantage
  • Fully proficient in Microsoft Office.
  • A full driving licence that permits you to drive in the UK (unless reasonable adjustments can be made under the Equality Act 2010).

Salary and Benefits:

Salary: Negotiable depending upon experience.

Contract: Permanent 40hrs/week Mon – Fri, plus overtime (as required).

Benefits: Company Bonus, Company pension, Opportunities for personal development.

Applicants will be invited to a telephone interview in the first instance, and then a formal interview and office/factory visit if successful.

Commutable From: Sheffield, Rotherham, Mansfield, Alfreton, Derby, Nottingham

 

Role Function: 

This laboratory test focused position designs or specifies test systems that allow operation of client’s products in a laboratory environment for engineering evaluation to optimize their product designs. This position also involves the specification, design, implementation, validation and support of test systems including mechanical, electrical, plumbing, instrumentation, data acquisition and control systems.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Obtains input and negotiates with product engineers, product validation engineers, and equipment manufacturers and delivers working test systems, processes and documentation to lab operations personnel and product engineers
  • Makes decisions in the areas of appropriate technologies, equipment sourcing and quality processes that impact accuracy, reliability, operating cost, and compliance to standards and regulations.
  • Applies and improves processes such as test equipment design, maintenance and calibration and tools such as measurement systems analysis, 7 step problem solving, fault tree analysis, and process hazard analysis required to support the processes and enable high quality decision making.
  • Acts as a local subject matter expert on specific equipment of sub-systems, providing guidance to less experienced engineers and collaborating on with other sites to drive common processes and tools.
  • Provides independent leadership of smaller business impact projects or ownership of complex components, products, systems or services with greater elements of ambiguity over the senior or lead engineer level and with full accountability to the project team.
  • Delivers independent execution of established and emerging work processes and systems, while still developing technology or product knowledge.  Leads the development and improvement of work processes and systems across a functional discipline area within a business unit site.

Competencies (but not limited to):

Measurement Science - Analyses measurement processes throughout the relevant traceability chain to identify and quantify sources of measurement uncertainty relevant to the appropriate applied measurement science, “Metrology” e.g. Chemical, Dimensional, Electrical, Mechanical, Optical and Radiation and Physical.

Product Function Test System Design - Interprets test equipment specifications from test standards or lab customer requirements; selects and integrates appropriate equipment, instrumentation and software to control boundary conditions and collect measurement data; assesses capability of the lab equipment against the requirements and support infrastructure.

Laboratory Equipment Safety - Evaluates hazards specific to laboratory test equipment that may result from fuels, kinetic energy, toxins, electrical or other risks in the test environment; analyses risk factors and potential impacts to personnel and property; applies appropriate techniques or safeguards to mitigate risks; collaborates with various laboratory areas to understand risks within a facility or site.

Data Quality - Identifies, understands and corrects flaws in data that supports effective information governance across operational business processes and decision making.

Qualifications and Experience:

College, University, or equivalent degree in Engineering Technology is required. Equivalent Bachelor's degree in a relevant discipline area may be required for select roles.

Experience:

  • Prior Senior or Lead Engineer equivalent work experience in a relevant discipline area is required with a demonstrated track record of technical problem solving and quality decision making.
  • Knowledge of MS Office tools is preferred.
  • Significant practical experience (post degree) in testing of engine emissions and measurement, equipment and process, ideally in a high-horsepower application.
  • Knowledge of Combustion Performance and Emission of Diesel and Natural gas engines, Gas composition measurements system, Emissions calculations & equipment and Air flow measurements system are desirable.
  • Project management skills are essential.
  • Troubleshooting test cell and engine issues, driving improvements based on root cause analysis. Leading emission audits in development and production test cells.
  • Providing advice on current emissions regulations and impact on existing / future products. Ensuring technical process documentation is in place to support daily testing needs for the range of emissions related measurements Assists with the transfer of emissions knowledge; coaching and mentoring less experienced engineers. Project work will focus on major test cell improvement initiatives & capital projects e.g. installing of new gas emissions equipment, PM, smoke meters, new test cell fuel system, heat exchanger upgrade, etc

Hours:

Typical 37.5 - 40 Hours per week

Monday - Thursday - 8:00am - 17:00pm, Friday - 8:00am - 15:00pm

 

The Company:

The business is the UK’s largest manufacturer of steel products for their industry. They have many decades of expertise and employ over 1,000 people throughout their group.

Operating through a number of market leading brands; they design, manufacture and install for commercial and industrial environments.

Products and components may be manufactured in-house or through outsourced suppliers.  Manufacturing techniques can include, but are not limited to, fabrication from sheet-metal and coil, including roll-forming; polymer extrusion, injection and rotational moulding; aluminium extrusion and machining.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Preparing quotes, referencing data and prices from the SAP system
  • Preparing complex quotes based on distributor designs and drawings, interpreting and offering alternative solutions, adding value to support the Distributor’s proposal which results in securing the order
  • Order processing, checking stock availability, placing orders onto the system in line with agreed delivery timescales
  • Contract managing orders, supporting the development of a customer solution.
  • Liaise with the Engineering department regarding more complex jobs and drawings
  • Liaising with the Planning function to ascertain / agree lead times to facilitate order winning proposals
  • Working with the Despatch department, negotiating delivery lead times and checking on delivery status
  • To be commercially aware, demonstrating an understanding of the market place in order to support Distributors to win orders
  • To be highly competent in product, price and process knowledge, offering an outstanding and credible service to the Distributor base, who are experts within the field

Person Specification:

  • Experience in the Handling Industry is desirable
  • Previous Account Management and B2B Sales Experience
  • Experience within a technical capacity 

Salary:

  • £25,000 - £28,000

Commutable From: Milton Keynes, Bletchley, Northampton, Aylesbury, Luton, Hitchin