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 Company:

This is your chance to work for a globally recognised, major international brand, who distribute products to over 50 countries worldwide.

Driven by the passion of the founding team for designing innovative products that redefine end user expectations, the business continues to grow. They are looking to recruit a skilled and forward-thinking Audio Electronics Project Engineer, for a hands-on role, who has the talent and work ethic to make a difference in one of the most exciting brands in their industry.

Salary and Hours:

  • £35,000
  • Monday - Friday 8am - 5pm

The Rewards:

  • A fantastic, fun environment to work
  • The chance to be part of a world-leading business
  • 33 days holiday, rising to 38 days with service
  • Sick pay
  • Death in service 2x salary

Person Specification:

  • You must have Audio Electronics experience, High Speed Electronics or very closely related experience
  • Degree in electronics or associated engineering subject
  • 1-2 years’ experience of electronic and/or mechanical design in a consumer audio or electronics environment
  • A demonstrable aptitude for electronics. Will have been interested in consumer electronics and circuitry, or mechanical construction/design as a hobby or in a previous role
  • Knowledge of CAD PCB design
  • Experience / Knowledge Used to working to tight deadlines, excellent verbal and written communication skills and excellent numerical and analytical skills
  • Someone with a passion for music / musical instrument would be advantageous

Key Responsibilities (but not limited to):

  • The input and modification of electronics schematics, with guidance from the Chief Engineer
  • The input and modification of PCB artworks using CAD, with guidance from the Chief Engineer
  • Building and testing of prototypes
  • Sourcing components for prototype production and testing
  • Writing and performing new product tests and recording/presenting results
  • Managing the approvals of products to international standards

Commutable from Milton Keynes, Rugby, Daventry, Kettering, Banbury, Bedford

 

Role Overview:

This product focused position performs established technical tasks at the product and cross-business integration level for current and future products within a given business unit or corporate area.

This involves work across many steps in the product life cycle. Because of the product centred nature of this position, they are very often a central point of coordination and decision making between Product Engineers, Product Line Engineers, Customer Teams, Purchasing, Suppliers and Manufacturing.

Hours and Pay:

  • £26.15 (this is a PAYE role)
  • 37.5 hours per week, during normal office hours
  • Initially this will be for a 6-month period

Key Responsibilities:

  • Obtains input from stakeholders such as technical managers, project leaders, other product and manufacturing engineers and supplier partners to deliver information and recommendations that lead to quality product decisions.
  • Applies academic knowledge and existing experience to take action and make decisions that progress projects forward without sacrificing project quality expectations. Examples of these decisions include day to day project details, analysis or test work instruction details, coordination across discipline areas, etc. that are necessary to make quality progress.
  • Applies and improves processes such as ESW, iDFMEA, FIRG and tools such as 7-step problem solving, design review checklist and other specialized tools required to support the processes and enable high quality decision making.
  • 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.
  • Coordinates and directs work amongst technicians and temporary student employees, assists in the transfer of knowledge to lesser experienced engineers through either indirect (scope of influence) or direct management of a small, local group of engineers
  • Provides support and guidance to influence technical direction within a project team and continues to develop proficiency in the competency areas critical to success in the role. Operates as a recognized specialist in a discipline or product area within the immediate team.

Competencies Required:

  • Systems Thinking
  • System Requirements Engineering
  • System Capability Engineering
  • Product Interface Management and Integration
  • Product Problem Solving
  • Product Failure Mode Avoidance
  • Decision quality
  • Drives results
  • Communicates effectively
  • Builds networks
  • Resourcefulness and Manages complexity

Person Specification:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering or other relevant technical disciplines is required
  • 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.

Commutable from Leighton Buzzard, Luton, Bedford, Northampton, Aylesbury, Hemel Hempstead

 

The Company:

With nearly 40 years of experience, this is an established business with a proven track record of delivering high quality engineering solutions to a wide range of customer and projects across the world.

The Company specialises in design, manufacture, installation and aftercare. From simple fabrications, to the more complex, demanding projects that require a high level of engineering expertise.

Role Overview:

An experienced Mechanical Design Engineer is required to join an existing, successful team. Ideally qualified to Degree, HND or time served as a mechanical engineer, you must have experience of using SolidWorks (including animations on SolidWorks) and AutoCAD, backed up with a sound mechanical engineering knowledge and familiarity with standards libraries, knowledge of tolerancing and welding symbols to ISO standards.

What’s on Offer:

  • Salary is negotiable - they will create the right package for someone with the right experience
  • Sensible working hours Monday to Friday 8.00am – 5pm but flexibility is required
  • 28 days holiday including bank holidays
  • Opportunity for progression and ongoing training
  • Free on-site parking
  • Complimentary hot drinks on tap!

Key Responsibilities:

  • Dealing directly with clients around the world via electronic means and face to face
  • Design of machinery and parts for new and existing projects
  • Creating bill of materials
  • Problem solving as part of a team, to overcome design challenges
  • Briefing the in-house manufacturing team and working closely with external partners to deliver exceptional engineering solutions
  • Working with and creating documentation for maintenance and ongoing operation as well as normal risk assessments and method statements
  • Overseeing installations on site with clients
  • Design to FAT/SAT (involved in every stage)

Person Specification:

  • You must have SolidWorks and AutoCAD experience, with strong mechanical engineering exposure
  • Ideally qualified to Degree, HND or time served as a mechanical engineer
  • You must work well as part of their talented in-house team and be able to cope under pressure
  • Willing to travel in the UK and potentially worldwide
  • Be able to write well and explain things clearly
  • Must have great attention to detail
  • FEA analysis advantageous
  • Mechanical knowledge of motors, drives and gearboxes advantageous

Commutable from Derby, Nottingham, Heanor, Ilkeston, Hucknall, Long Eaton, Sutton in Ashfield, Loughborough

 

The Company:

For over 60 years, this business has been constantly evolving their product portfolio to meet the demands and ever-changing needs for some of the world’s largest industries.

From the design of their first ever product, the business has sustained manufacturing excellence, setting the industry standard.

Today they operate from a purpose built, state-of-the-art manufacturing facility in Northampton, where they routinely design and develop system solutions for bespoke applications.

Package, Benefits and Hours:

  • Salary £35,000 - £42,000 Dependent on Experience
  • Excellent contractual benefits package to include contributory pension scheme, death in service and health insurance, together with a non-contractual annual profit share bonus
  • 33 days holiday
  • 37 hours per week - Monday to Thursday 08:30am - 17:15pm, Fridays 08:30am - 12:30pm

The Role:

  • The business wishes to recruit a Development and Applications Engineer to grow the strength of the Applications and Product Development team and assist company growth plans as the recent technology, will add new products to its portfolio and further strengthen its position in the market.
  • Development and Application Engineers provide technical solutions to customer enquiries and study, research and develop ideas for new products and methods used to make them. Working on a wide range of rotating machinery, couplings and test rigs of bespoke design that must be functional and reliable, easy and safe to use, including modifying existing products or processes to increase efficiency or improve performance.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Support the Chief Applications Engineer in providing timely response to new application and product enquiries.
  • Produce innovative designs/ideas and create workable and cost-effective solutions.
  • Assist in new product development and product improvement activities including brainstorming, design, analysis, supplier selection and testing.
  • Create 3D CAD conceptual designs and 2D drawings.
  • Collaborate with manufacturing, assembly and testing to build in-house R&D test rigs for new product development.
  • The ability to conduct test schedules, document the results and present these findings clearly.
  • Work on short and long-term projects both in managing, documenting and performing the project activities.
  • The selection and specification of suitable equipment suppliers and processes.

Person Specification:

  • A 2.1 degree in Mechanical engineering with Aerospace/Automotive/Energy/Oil & Gas background together with 2 to 4 years of demonstrable experience in a similar role.
  • Ability to use CAD (preferably Creo Elements or SolidWorks) and FEA (preferably Ansys Workbench) tools.
  • Ability to perform hand calculations for preliminary design, sizing and stress assessment of static and rotating components.
  • Material selection and knowledge of conventional manufacturing processes.
  • Ability to create and interpret engineering drawings and GD&T.
  • Good understanding of Strength of Materials, Fatigue, Vibrations and Rotor dynamics.
  • Advanced MS Office (Excel, Word and PowerPoint) skills.

Commutable from Northampton, Leicester, Coventry, Milton Keynes, Rugby, Leamington Spa, Banbury

 

The Role:

This is an excellent opportunity with a leading manufacturing of advanced process technology company, who have a rich, well-established background. They have sites here in the UK and overseas

The company's strength lies in its process expertise, engineering excellence and the ability to fully support customers worldwide. The service is complete - from design through installation and commissioning to lifetime support.

Salary:

  • £40,000 - £45,000 plus employee benefits

Role Overview:

  • Develop the product range to ensure competitive position of machines
  • Issue machines and ancillary equipment to contract, produce factory layouts complete with services and installation information
  • Provide assistance to Sales and Customer Services departments on technical offering to ensure smooth contract execution
  • Identify risks and put in place plans to maintain cost and schedule
  • Maintain modular product structure for product range

Key Responsibilities:

  • Product leadership and ensure specified solution is implemented within the agreed schedule and costs, manage priorities to ensure project schedules are maintained
  • Ensure accurate drawings and parts lists are produced in accordance with company’s standards and quality procedures, to ensure compliance with CAD best practices
  • Ensure compliance of the equipment with legislation (e.g. EC Directives)
  • Maintain and update drawings and parts lists, and completion of change requests, work with suppliers to ensure applications are fully and reliably implemented
  • Undertake calculations for design work, both on contracts and development projects, brief field engineers and visit site when necessary

Person Specification:

  • A highly motivated, confident and dedicated professional, currently in a key role within a design team
  • Competent in the use of 3D design and ERP business systems
  • An innovative engineer with an analytical approach to problem solving
  • Qualified to degree level or equivalent experience level in Engineering
  • Able to work alone or as a member of a design team
  • Good communication skills, good PC literacy skills – Word, Excel, PowerPoint
  • Able to travel both within the UK and throughout the world

Essential Experience Required:

  • Experienced designer of low volume / bespoke industrial machinery
  • Good 3D CAD design experience using NX, Solidworks, Inventor or similar
  • Modelling machined components, fabricated parts, sheet metal and assemblies
  • Good drafting experience of machined components, fabrications and assembly drawings
  • Good knowledge of different manufacturing methods, their benefits and limitations
  • Good level of PC Literacy - Windows, MS Office, Outlook etc
  • Willing and able to occasionally travel to customer / supplier sites in the UK and Worldwide
  • Motivated, confident and professional with good communication skills, experience of working on multiple projects concurrently, prioritising tasks accordingly, good attention to detail, cost and quality in particular
  • Able to select suitable materials, with a good appreciation of the benefits and limitations of each

Commutable From: Peterborough, Stamford, Oakham, Wisbech, Corby, Kettering

 

Company:

This consulting business is a well-established multi-disciplinary firm, with a diverse workload of schemes ranging from 1 million - 15 million. They have a requirement for a Graduate Civil Engineer.

They offer a varied and interesting workload.  This is a client facing role, and consequently they require a candidate with excellent communication skills. The successful candidate would have proven experience, and a good grounding in a range of civil engineering work (drainage, highways etc), or deeper knowledge within one area and a desire to develop their skills across other disciplines.

Benefits:

  • £25,000 - £36,000 Dependent on Experience
  • Flexible Working
  • Supportive Family Atmosphere
  • Career Advancement Support and Encouragement

Why Join This Company:

  • Progression to Fulfil Potential Route to Chartership Programme
  • Professional Advancement Support
  • Chartership Group Training Courses
  • Mentoring Support
  • Friendly Team with Opportunities to Network Socially
  • Interesting External Networking attendance including the opportunity to join local professional peer to peer clubs
  • Experienced, supportive team with a wide range of skills and experiences
  • Supportive Management, HR and Mentor departments

Key Responsibilities:

  • The Graduate Civil Engineer will be managing and undertaking numerous residential, commercial and public sector related clients and projects. Liaison and co-operative working with team members, senior staff and colleagues in other disciplines.
  • Writing of Flood Risk Assessment reports, Transport Assessments and other technical reports for strategic development schemes.
  • Development of surface water drainage strategy designs, Road design, S38, S104, S106 and S278 documentation.

Person Specification:

  • Educated to Degree level, 1st or 2:1. A levels in Maths and Physics would be useful, but not essential.
  • Core experience in Drainage, Highway & bridge Design and Transport Engineering.
  • Ideally 4 plus years relevant experience, working knowledge of technical guidance, standards/regulations and good practice.
  • Graduate Member of ICE.
  • Experience with S38, S278, S104 & S106, Sewers for Adoption, FEH, NHBC Standards, CIRIA 753.
  • Excellent written and verbal skills, particularly report writing and client liaison.

Software Knowledge:

  • MS Office, AutoCAD, Microdrainage, Civils 3D

Commutable from Derby, Nottingham, Burton Upon Trent, Leicester, Loughborough, Lichfield

 

The Company:

This 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.

Building on an impressive history, they are continuing their successful growth strategy with the recruitment of a UK Sales Team Manager.

Salary and Benefits:

  • £40,000
  • Company Car
  • 31 Days Holiday
  • Life Insurance

Role Overview:

  • Reporting to the Head of UK Sales and Customer Engagement, the UK Sales Team Manager will be responsible for managing the internal telesales and external sales teams. Leading the field-based team and managing the Office Sales Manager to create a streamlined customer centric sales experience.
  • Providing strong leadership with a high focus on delivering great customer service and the achievement of maximum profitability and growth, in line with the company vision and values. Managing change and strategies to nurture and grow the customer base whilst maintaining a well-functioning and collaborative team.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop and implement a comprehensive strategic sales plan across the field and office teams for the B2C division
  • Generate sustainable sales growth against set company targets. Responsible for the recruitment, induction and development of the Field Sales Team and the Sales Office Manager
  • Carry out quarterly visits to each Regional Assessment Specialist delivering training, development, coaching and support (2 per month). Support the Sales Office Manager through regular coaching and mentoring
  • Ensure all performance management targets (KPIs, Operational Standards) are met across the B2C team
  • Monitor & develop the technical capabilities of the Field Sales Team to improve customer satisfaction and efficiencies
  • Work closely with Marketing to increase enquiries and the conversion rate of enquiry to sale, effective target setting with close analytical reporting for all team members
  • Create a cohesive one team approach through regular communication and meetings, monthly reporting to outline results and highlight opportunities and issues

Person Specification:

  • You must have a consultative / home assessment / home-based sales, B2C type background or management experience of a consultative sales team
  • The Sales Team Manager will have a proven background in the management of internal & external sales teams and the development of their overall performance
  • A motivational leader, not just a manager, with experience in recruiting, leading, coaching and performance managing field and office sales teams; preferably in a service provision industry sector
  • You will have a formal educational background, be that a degree or further learning, understanding the difference between management and leadership and possess excellent communication skills – both formal and informal, with Employees, Management and Customers

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

 

The Company:

This 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.

Building on an impressive history, they are continuing their successful growth strategy with the recruitment of a UK Sales Manager.

Salary and Benefits:

  • £40,000
  • Company vehicle
  • 31 days holiday
  • Life insurance
  • Profit related pay

Role Overview:

  • Reporting to the Head of UK Sales and Customer Engagement, the UK Sales Manager will be responsible for managing the internal and external sales teams. Leading the field-based team and managing the Office Sales Manager to create a streamlined customer centric sales experience.
  • Providing strong leadership with a high focus on delivering great customer service and the achievement of maximum profitability and growth, in line with the company vision and values. Managing change and strategies to nurture and grow the customer base whilst maintaining a well-functioning and collaborative team.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop and implement a comprehensive strategic sales plan across the field and office teams for the B2C division
  • Generate sustainable sales growth against set company targets. Responsible for the recruitment, induction and development of the Field Sales Team and the Sales Office Manager
  • Carry out quarterly visits to each Regional Assessment Specialist delivering training, development, coaching and support (2 per month). Support the Sales Office Manager through regular coaching and mentoring
  • Ensure all performance management targets (KPIs, Operational Standards) are met across the B2C team
  • Monitor & develop the technical capabilities of the Field Sales Team to improve customer satisfaction and efficiencies
  • Work closely with Marketing to increase enquiries and the conversion rate of enquiry to sale, effective target setting with close analytical reporting for all team members
  • Create a cohesive one team approach through regular communication and meetings, monthly reporting to outline results and highlight opportunities and issues

Person Specification:

  • The UK Sales Manager will have a proven background in the management of internal & external sales teams and the development of their overall performance.
  • A motivational leader, not just a manager, with a demonstrable and successful track record in B2C sales, experience in recruiting, leading, coaching and performance managing field and office sales teams; preferably in a service provision industry sector.
  • You will have a formal educational background, be that a degree or further learning, understanding the difference between management and leadership and possess excellent communication skills – both formal and informal, with Employees, Management and Customers.

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

 

The Company:

This business has 80 plus years of experience, specialising in the manufacturing of robust and reliable world-class handling equipment, exporting across the globe. Their range covers single machines up to full bespoke systems.

The company’s portfolio and capabilities have expanded significantly since they were established, with further major developments taking place.

Role Function:

  • You will be producing high quality production drawings for both in-house and sub-contract manufacture, as well as updating and improving current designs for existing equipment
  • The role includes liaison with the company’s sales team and customer base to finalise specifications

Experienced Required:

  • 3D design proficiency is essential, preferably Solidworks
  • You will have experience of machinery design / food processing equipment design
  • A keen eye for detail
  • An awareness of manufacturing implications and costs
  • Excellent communication skills

Salary:

  • £25,000 - £32,000

Commutable from Boston, Skegness, Coningsby, Lincoln

 

Introduction:

This is an excellent opportunity to work for a UK market leader. As part out of the drawing office team, the role holder will be responsible for producing 3D models using Tekla structures.

Package and Benefits:

  • Competitive salary, dependent on experience
  • 25 days annual leave, plus bank holidays and an additional day for your birthday
  • Company pension scheme, matching up to 5%
  • Company life assurance - three times your annual salary 
  • Workplace nursery scheme, Cycle to work scheme 
  • Mobile and technology loans, Travel season ticket loan 
  • Access to Perkbox - an online discount platform 
  • Free eye tests for VDU users 
  • Friendly, modern working environment

Key Responsibilities:

  • Utilising core Tekla features as well as bespoke Tekla components to create accurate 3D models of steel frame buildings and transfer structures
  • Producing and checking general arrangements, fabrication drawings and CAM data 
  • Producing erection drawings for site 
  • Ensuring project deadlines are met 
  • Using the Company's in-house works management systems (training will be provided) 
  • Liaising with other colleagues, customers and the design team to help ensure projects are completed accurately and on time 
  • Comply with existing company systems and standards 
  • Any other task commensurate with this post

Person Specification:

  • Experience using Tekla structures is essential
  • A background in steel framing or structural steelwork would be highly desirable
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Ability to work on own initiative
  • Excellent communication skills at all levels
  • Experience in working effectively in teams
  • Pride in own work

Commutable From: Leeds, Bradford, Burnley, Halifax, Huddersfield

 

This is an excellent opportunity to work for a UK market leader. Working within the Design team, the role holder will lead on structural design elements on projects as required, in a client facing engineering role.

Package and Benefits:

  • Competitive salary, dependent on experience
  • 25 days annual leave, plus bank holidays and an additional day for your birthday
  • Company pension scheme, matching up to 5%
  • Company life assurance - three times your annual salary 
  • Workplace nursery scheme, Cycle to work scheme 
  • Mobile and technology loans, Travel season ticket loan 
  • Access to Perkbox - an online discount platform 
  • Free eye tests for VDU users 
  • Friendly, modern working environment

Key Responsibilities:

  • Adherence to the Integrated Management System 
  • Undertaking concept designs and planning projects at concept stage on a wide variety of buildings 
  • Responsibility for the production of structural engineering calculations, steel frames and associated hot rolled members and composite floor slabs
  • Delivering excellent project work within agreed deadlines and budgets, interacting and cultivating relations with clients and other project members
  • Keep management informed of important and relevant design decisions to make sure that the objectives of the company and client are achieved 
  • Representing client at meetings with clients and suppliers 
  • Assisting and mentoring of graduate engineers 

Person Specification:

  • Proven Structural Engineer experience
  • Ability to demonstrate a thorough knowledge of current codes of practice
  • Experience of steel design is preferred but not essential as full on the job training will be provided 
  • Comfortable undertaking hand calculations and using spreadsheets as standard, but able to demonstrate ability to use 3D modelling software.  Working knowledge of Trimble design software (Tekla Structural Designer) would be beneficial 
  • Bachelor's degree BEng / BSc or Masters degree MEng / MSc that meets the engineering academic requirements for Chartership
  • Working towards Chartership, CSCS card holder and you will hold a full clean UK driving licence 

Commutable from Leeds, Bradford, Burnley, Halifax, Huddersfield