Maintenance Engineer – Mechanically Biased

Mechanically Biased Maintenance Engineer (Weekend shift) in Poole

Are you a Mechanically biased Maintenance Engineer looking for a new opportunity?

Does a 6-month contract interest in highly successful company operating a continuous process production facility interest you?

Are you looking for a role which gives you time off in the week?

Then reach out! Kingston Barnes is recruiting a Mechanically Biased Maintenance Engineer for one of our clients in the Poole area.

The Company: A successful specialist company working in a heavy manufacturing industry in a overseas markets. The team of Engineers produce specialist products and work with state-of-the-art equipment within the facility. This role will be tailored to someone used to working in a physically challenging environment.

The Role: You will be required to ensure the smooth production of the product and operation of machinery. You also will be expected to resolve any process issues, reactive and pre planned, mechanical fault finding on machinery and equipment that may arise. You will be expected to have knowledge of hydraulics, pneumatics, bearings, basic welding, bolts and conveyor maintenance.

The Requirements:

  • Maintenance background is essential
  • Mechanically biased
  • Manufacturing, industrial maintenance or fitter background is essential
  • Engineering apprenticeship trained or similar
  • Weekend contract of 24 -32 hours per week (Friday-Sun or Sat-Mon)

If you are interested please call Sam Bishop on 011793252233 or apply online


* Candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK to apply for this position *

Electrical Maintenance Engineer in Wiltshire



Are you an Electrically biased Maintenance Engineer (with an electrical apprenticeship/qualifications) looking for an exciting opportunity in Wiltshire?


Does the idea of working on state of the art production machinery sound appealing?


Does a great shift pattern that provides you with routine but flexibility tick your boxes?


Then get in touch! Kingston Barnes has an exciting opportunity for an Electrically biased maintenance position for one of our clients in Wiltshire. The Engineer is required to undertake electrically biased maintenance on state of the machinery within an industrial FMCG manufacturing site. Full training and development in company and manufacturing systems with excellent starting salary.

Salary & Location: £36,000 + Overtime


The Role: Within the remit of the role you will be undertaking electrically biased maintenance on state of the art high speed production machinery. The role is split between planned and reactive maintenance within the facility, and all engineers will be actively involved in helping set up PPM’s weekly and installation work on a project basis.

Most of the role will revolve around front-line electrical maintenance and so experience working in a pressurised maintenance role is required. The role will involve working on Siemens and Mitsubishi drives as well as some project work.

The site is semi-automated and uses a mixture of PLC’s. Any candidates with experience fault finding on PLC’s would be considered, any experience programming ideal. As a skilled and meticulous Electrical Maintenance Engineer you will be well organised and capable of working under pressure and to tight deadlines on a rotating shift pattern.

The Candidate:

–  Electrical maintenance background/bias

  • Electrical apprenticeship and qualifications (ESSENTIAL)
  • Experience working in a high speed production environment (or similar)
  • Strong Electrical skills. Able to fault find on invertors, motors and drives (Siemens or Mitsubishi)
  • PLC fault finding skills, PLC programming ideal

The Company: With the company’s success continuing to grow steadily, they are looking at expanding the work force on site in order to maintain production levels. They are a market leader within a highly profitable fast moving production industry and are looking forward to another successful year within this marketplace. The business has shown consistent growth and is constantly developing new systems to maintain their competitive advantage in existing markets. The successful Electrical Maintenance Engineer will receive support and development which will provide you with an excellent opportunity to further yourself and progress your career within a continually expanding business.

* Candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK to apply for this position

Mechanical Design Engineer

Are you a Mechanical Design Engineer looking for an exciting opportunity in Bridgwater?

Does the idea of working for a rapidly expanding company interest you?

Can you demonstrate experience designing mechanical structures?

Then please get in touch! Kingston Barnes has an exciting opportunity for an experienced Mechanical Design Engineer to join our client in Bridgwater!

The company specialise in the design and manufacture of modular pods and install them in to sites all over the country.

They are looking to bring on board a Mechanical Design Engineer to join the team at either a graduate or senior level.


Carrying out both 2D and 3D design

Designing new products

Carrying out concept through to design

Working with the sales team

Liaising with clients and customers


Mechanical Engineering Degree or similar (HND, HNC)

Solidworks is essential

Motivated and eager to progress within the company

HR Manager

HR Manager

£40,000-£45,000 (1-year Maternity cover)

West London

Manufacturing HR manager? Worked in Pharmaceutical manufacturing or Food?

Are you looking for a role within a site that create some great products that are supplied to the major retailers? Looking for a role where you can really make a difference within a year?

As the HR manager you will be leading a team of 3. Aside from leading the Human resources team you will be looking after the site in all aspects from:



-Staff disciplinaries

-on boarding new starters

-Dealing with staff issues

-Manage Payroll

-Drive Succession planning

-Create clear development plans internally

You will have to be well versed with manufacturing environments to excel in this role whether it be from an engineering, pharmaceutical or food. This role is also a one-year contact and will need you to be able to drive to site based on its location. Ideally having worked as a HR manager, HR business partner or senior HR Advisor.

To apply please contact Joe on 01173252233

Joe & Kingston Barnes specialise in recruitment into the FMCG market with roles such as Quality Manager, Technical Manager, production manager, production team leader, Technical Director, head of technical, operations manager, NPD Manager, Development manager, development chef, especially within the food industry