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Lee Powell

Lee Powell

Senior Recruitment Consultant
01453829530
Lee Powell

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Senior Technical Consultant who partners with engineering businesses across the UK, and utilises my industry knowledge to identify top talent for hard to fill roles. I pride myself on process management and am able to build trusting relationships at all levels.


Experience & background:

An experienced Technical Engineering Recruitment Consultant who enjoys the challenge of breaking down technically challenging roles and coming up with solutions for my clients. I have a particular focus on engineer level vacancies covering electrical, electronic and mechanical disciplines.

Typically the roles I recruit include Design Engineers, Project Engineers, Electronic Engineers, Applications Engineers, Systems Engineers, Controls Engineers, Mechanical Engineers, Electrical Engineers to name just a few. Prior to working in recruitment I worked in town planning supporting on a number of major planning applications for homebuilders.


You might be surprised to learn:

I became a PADI qualified scuba diver through a training programme on the Great Barrier Reef and the East Coast of Australia.

Jobs posted by Lee Powell

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Head of Projects
Energy & Renewables
Lincoln, Lincolnshire, England
£70k - 80k per year
Permanent
Head of Projects Engineering/Oil and Gas LincolnPermanent Opportunity Strong Remuneration Package (To be discussed during Screening) The OpportunityThe Head of Projects position is a new, critical role that would suit an experienced management level candidate looking for exposure to complex technical challenges, commercial negotiation and people management.This is a new position for this successful engineering business that is seeking someone to provide additional coordination within the Projects department and pull everything together in an accountable approach.You will need to be able to demonstrate several core traits that include excellent people and process management, and an ability to lead and take accountability for a team overseeing multimillion pound projects.A sign of success will be an ongoing demonstration of projects of varying complexity being delivered on time, within scope and under budgets.I you feel like you could be up for this challenge keep reading. Role Overview Communicate project status, risks, and issues to stakeholders.Allocate resources effectively across projects.Collaborate with HR to recruit, on-board, and manage project staff.Provide guidance and support to project teams.Develop project plans, including scope, schedule, budget, and resource allocation.Coordinate with project managers to ensure alignment of project and company objectives.Monitor project progress across the department.Support pricing of contracts and input into the tender process.Undertake contract reviews.Lead on contract negotiations with Customers & suppliers.Conduct regular project reviews within the department to identify areas for improvement.Ensure that Gate Reviews are conducted & signed-off.Review financial reports, forecasts, and profitability analysis.Monitor project costs against budgets and ensure cost control measures are in place.Implement risk management plans and monitor risk triggers throughout the project lifecycle.  Background Bachelor’s degree in engineering, Business AdministrationSignificant experience in project/programme management within the oil and gas industryProfessional qualification in project management (Desirable)Commercial prowess with contracts and Terms.Engineering background – ideally heavy industry (Rotating equipment)Proven Management Experience. – Running a Department.  Due to the nature of the role and clients you will be exposed to, there will be a requirement for global travel.For more information regarding this role please call Lee Powell on 01453 829530 or to make an application apply online directly via [email protected]    Thank you for your interest in this vacancy. Omega Resource Group is a technical and engineering specialist agency and we also recruit for Project Managers, Senior Project Managers, Programme Managers, Head of Departments, Engineering Managers, Operations Managers, Technical Directors, Technical Managers and more.Omega is an employment business specialising in opportunities at all levels within the Engineering, Manufacturing, Aerospace, Automotive, Electronics, Defence, Scientific, Energy & Renewables and Tech sectors.

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Assembly Technician
Precision Manufacturing
Aston, West Midlands, England
£11.50 - 12.00 per hour
Permanent
Assembly TechnicianAston, BirminghamManufacturing (Mechanical & Electrical)Temp to Perm opporunity£11.50 - £12.00 per hour An excellent opportunity has arisen for an Assembly Operative to join a small but, friendly manufacturing outfit in the Aston area of Birmingham.You will ideally have experience in a light manufacturing environment, whether that is a mechanical or electrical bias.You'll be based in a modern building working with a friendly team that collaborate well. Duties Assemble various electrical assemblies from kits issued to youAssemble various mechanical sub-assemblies from kits issued to you.Combining electrical and mechanical sub-assemblies into completed product.Runs basic tests on completed units in your work area.Pack finished and tested products into specific packaging systems.Record test results and keep a detailed log using company databaseEnsure good house keeping ensuring working area is tidy and organised Background Assembly ExperienceA Strong team player I.T. Literate  For more information regarding this role please call Lee Powell on 01453 829530 or to make an application apply online directly or email [email protected] Thank you for your interest in this vacancy. Omega Resource Group is a technical and engineering specialist agency and we also recruit for Mechanical Assemblers, Electrical Assemblers, Assembly Operatives, Assemblers, Manufacturing Operatives, Production Operatives and more.Omega is an employment business specialising in opportunities at all levels within the Engineering, Manufacturing, Aerospace, Automotive, Electronics, Defence, Scientific, Energy & Renewables and Tech sectors.

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Machine Setter
Precision Manufacturing
Coleshill, Warwickshire, England
£30k - 32k per year
Permanent
Job Title: Machine Setter / Operator                           Location: Coleshill - WarwickshireSalary: £30,000 - £32,000 (Shift Included)Contract Type: PermanentShift: 6am-2pm & 2pm-10pm (Rotating) Important Information: Training will be on night shift for a period of up to 6 Months. May be some flexibility on exact work hours during this period. This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced Machine Setter to join a global manufacturing business producing a range of products.You’ll be used to working in a manufacturing environment within a larger team and be happy ensuring smooth operation of your machine area. Key Responsibilities – Machine Setter Setting up machinery before production begins.Check product output with reference to drawings, specifications, systems and agreed checking frequency.Operating machinery during production runs, starting the production process, and monitoring machine operations.Monitoring machinery performance and watching for any signs of malfunction or deviations from manufacturing standards.Meeting quality control standards throughout the production process to ensure products meet certain standards.Maintaining accurate records of machine settings, production data, and quality inspection results. Qualifications & Requirements – Machine Setter Minimum of two years of experience in setting up equipment within the production environmentPrevious experience working with metal or forming products.Experience maintaining Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) What we can offer – Machine Setter Pension – Up to 10% matched6x Life Assurance25 Days holiday + Bank HolidaysEnhanced Sickness pays.Share Scheme  For more information regarding this role please call Lee Powell on 01453 829530 or to make an application apply online directly or email [email protected]   Thank you for your interest in this vacancy. Omega Resource Group is a technical and engineering specialist agency and we also recruit for Machine Operatives, Press Operatives, Press Setters, Extrusion Operatives, Machine Minders, Machine Setters, and Production Technicians.Omega is an employment business specialising in opportunities at all levels within the Engineering, Manufacturing, Aerospace, Automotive, Electronics, Defence, Scientific, Energy & Renewables and Tech sectors.

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Programme Controls Manager
Aerospace & Defence
Wolverhampton, West Midlands, England
Market related
Permanent
Programme Controls ManagerAerospace & DefencePermanent EmploymentWolverhampton THE ROLE - Programme Controls Manager This is an excellent opportunity for a highly analytical Programme Controls Manager to join a highly reputable business in the aerospace sector.You will be overseeing cost reporting and scheduling for the UK division as well as some crossover with overseas units.You’ll need to be an expert in Earned Value Management Systems (EVMS) and project planning whilst also exhibiting key leadership qualities and an ability to work with a range of disciplines in the leadership team. DUTIES – Programme Controls Manager Oversee financial and schedule performance of programmes.Detailed analysis of sales forecasting, cash flow management, and performance analytics.Develop integrated master plans and schedules to support EVMS.Coordinate with global counterparts to develop best practices and processes.Provide technical direction to Project Management with regards to cost and performance.Lead the preparation of financial cost/schedule reporting.Develop ad hoc reporting to identify financial trends and improve programme execution.Mentor and develop the UK and Overseas Programme Controls team.Analyse major programme events and milestones.Interpret performance data for senior management reporting.  BACKGROUND - Programme Controls Manager Bachelor’s degree in engineering, Accounting, or related field.Knowledge in cost management and scheduling concepts.A subject matter expert in MS Project.A subject matter expert EVM techniques.Willingness to travel domestically and internationally.High value Programme Experience  For more information regarding this role please call Lee Powell on 01453 829530 or to make an application apply online directly via [email protected]  Thank you for your interest in this vacancy. Omega Resource Group is a technical and engineering specialist agency and we also recruit for Planning Managers, Programme Managers, Cost Engineers, Cost Managers, Commercial Managers, Analysts, ICAS Schedulers and more.Omega is an employment business specialising in opportunities at all levels within the Engineering, Manufacturing, Aerospace, Automotive, Electronics, Defence, Scientific, Energy & Renewables and Tech sectors.

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Project Manager
Automation
Telford, Shropshire, England
£50k - 65k per year
Permanent
Project ManagerTelford, ShropshireAutomation and Control SystemsPermanent Employment£50,000-£65,000 / Car Allowance / Bonus Scheme / 25 Days holiday  THE ROLEThis is an excellent opportunity for an experienced Project Manager to join a busy engineering business in delivering technical products and integrated controls solutions to a range of industries.You’ll take charge for the full project life cycle, starting with supporting the proposal development, ensuring customer requirements are met at all stages through to delivery.You’ll ideally need to have previous experience in the automation industry, delivering technical solutions of an electrical and control system background. DUTIES Full Project lifecycle management.Review and communicate stakeholder requirements to internal teams.Establish clear ownership for project tasks.Act as linchpin between customers and project team members.Conduct regular stakeholder engagement meetings.Troubleshoot technical issues when the need arises.Monitor and control project costs.Manage the documentation exchange (soft and hardware copies).Assess project issues and identify solutions to meet project goals.Secure the quality and timely delivery of goods and components.Organise and attend FAT and documentation.Attend site meetings and surveys with the customer.Responsible for the change order management and price variation/negotiation.  BACKGROUND Electrical/Electronic Engineering quaificationProject Management qualificationsProficiency in MS Office and MS Project is requiredExperience with Sales/Proposals/Procurement/ProjectsFamiliarity with the Automation industry.Available for UK and overseas travel (Circa 25%)  For more information regarding this role please call Lee Powell on 01453 829530 or to make an application apply online directly via [email protected]     Thank you for your interest in this vacancy. Omega Resource Group is a technical and engineering specialist agency and we also recruit for Project Managers, Senior Project Managers, Programme Managers, Project Engineers, Proposals Engineer, Controls Engineers, Automation Engineers and more.Omega is an employment business specialising in opportunities at all levels within the Engineering, Manufacturing, Aerospace, Automotive, Electronics, Defence, Scientific, Energy & Renewables and Tech sectors.