Technical Manager

Based at Luton offices (next to Luton Airport near Junction 10, M1)

 

Responsibilities

  • To work in the Engineering Office supporting the broad range of technical requirements of the company
  • To assist/design special purpose handling and conveyor systems including all aspects of CE H&S legislation etc
  • To assist/produce manuals and other technical documents
  • To work as part of the team on new product development projects
  • To work as part of the team to improve and develop the Kensal range of products
  • To liaise with customers on specific technical/CE/design requirements

Person

  • Applicants must have experience in the design of conveyors and special purpose machinery for the food and drinks, food automation industry
  • Qualified to at least HND or Degree (preferred) standard with at least 10 years design experience, and conversant with AutoCad Inventor & Lt
  • Familiar with current CE & H&S legislation
  • Familiarity with designing and producing stainless steel sheet metal fabrications
  • Self-motivated and be able to ensure cost effective and best practice designs are produced within short lead times
  • Capable of working alone or as part of the design team
  • Assisting the sales/proposal team in evaluating customer requirements, and ensuring we produce design schemes that are compatible with our manufacturing facilities/capabilities
  • Some customer and supplier contact will also be required

Package

  • Salary £NEG

 

Please send your CV with covering letter to our Human Resources Dept - This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

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Senior Mechanical Project Engineer

Based Luton office & on customer's sites countrywide

Responsibilities

  • To manage the range of Kensal projects, from order through planning, installation, commissioning to sign off.
  • Manage installation crew ensuring all aspects of customer requirements are communicated  including H&S, site/working practices etc,
  • Reporting daily/weekly, ensuring the status of projects are communicated and on schedule.
  • Give technical support to the Sales Team, as and when required
  • Directly liase with clients re current and future projects
  • Monitor and report the status of projects to the Management Team.
  • Office based/site based, approx 25/75%

 Person

  • Experience within the Food & Beverage handling/packaging industry,
  • Be computer literate, MS Office, MS Project, CAD etc
  • Be commercially aware
  • Understand Health and Safety, CDM, Risk Assessments, Method Statements etc
  • Must have practical conveyor/machinery installation, experience
  • Have a technical/design knowledge of manufacturing equipment & processes
  • Live within commuting distance of Kensal Handling Systems main office
  • Experienced in conducting site surveys and applying these to CAD layouts
  • Know how to ensure project details, practical and commercial, are managed
  • HNC/Degree Engineering Qualifications or similar
  • NEBOSH qualified preferred
  • Be comfortable with clients and competent to help the Sales Team

The successful candidate will spend a short period of time shadowing the Project Manager to familiarise themselves with Kensal’s equipment and methods

Package

  • Salary £competitive, plus allowances (Please state your expectations on application)

 

Please send your CV with covering letter to our Human Resource Dept - This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Agencies welcome: Please EMAIL This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. in the first instance (do not send in CV's as rates & rebate must be agreed prior).

Contact Us

Our team in the Kensal sales office are at your service to provide you with a prompt response to any queries or advice you may require.

For specific projects we would welcome the opportunity to provide you with budget costs and timescales to assist in your planning.

You can contact us through any of the methods below:-

  • Call our team on 01582 425777
  • Email us on This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • or fill in your details below.

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