Multi-Skilled Maintenance Engineer – Electrically Biased

Electrically Biased Multi Skilled Maintenance Engineer in Curbridge

Are you an Electrically Biased Maintenance Engineer that wants to work for an award-winning company operating nationally and overseas?

Does the idea of working in a clean and sanitary environment and working within a close team where your opinion is valued appeal to you?

Would a place where there are constant opportunities to expand your knowledge and learn new skills to achieve your full potential interest you?

Then reach out! Kingston Barnes is recruiting an Electrically Biased Multi Skilled Maintenance Engineer for one of our clients in the Curbridge area.

The Company: A successful and growing business with great morals and a minimalistic approach to energy consumption. With a great reputation and a growing enterprise, the company is looking to expand their team. Working in the Food manufacturing industry, the company is eager to have staff to uphold their reputation and to ensure best quality of their products. This role is tailored to someone with good cleanliness and awareness of Health and Safety risks.

The Role: The Health and Safety is paramount to this role. Health and safety must be prioritised along with cleanliness. Applicants must be Multi-Skilled Maintenance Engineers and respond promptly to breakdowns, in addition to planning ahead for preventative maintenance. Work closely as a team that can be dynamic, and problem solve. Provide feedback to management regarding improvements to the production process. The physical demands of this role involve manual handling and working in confined spaces.


  • Electrically biased
  • Experienced Maintenance Engineering background
  • Multi-skilled with good mechanical maintenance skills
  • City & Guild BTEC Level 3 or above in Electrical Engineering
  • Apprenticeship within a manufacturing environment (Advantageous)
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in an automated production facility
  • Experience in working in the packaging/ food/ brewery/ FMCG industry
  • Health and Safety aware


If you are interested please call Sam Bishop on 0117 79325 2233 or apply online

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



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 *

Recruitment Consultant | All Levels

Are you looking for a recruitment job in Bristol with a company committed to being the No1 employer to work with and for?

Would you like to be part of a fresh-thinking, multi-award-winning business working alongside the best recruiters in their field?

Are you looking to progress in your career, earn a market leading salary and reap the rewards of your hard work?


Then we want to hear from you!

Kingston Barnes are currently looking for new talent to join us in our quest of becoming the No1 Recruiter to work with and work for.

We are hiring several Recruitment Consultants at various levels to join our team in our prestigious Queen Square office.


Our Story:

In 2013 after more than a decade successfully recruiting the key players in the construction industry James Kingston founded Kingston Barnes. A fresh-thinking, proactive consultancy with a passion for delivering market leading recruitment.

In 8 years, Kingston Barnes has grown to be the go-to name in Construction, Engineering, Manufacturing and Logistics Recruitment throughout the UK . We’ve won multiple awards including Start-up Business of the Year, Small Business of the Year and we’re named as a Fastrack Top 50 Company in the South West.

Our passion is in great recruitment and how we deliver is as important to us as the outcome.

We have a flexible working environment focused on empowering our staff to achieve their goals. Even during unprecedented times, we have continued to grow, made no redundancies, and are set to thrive in 2021. We put this down to our culture, values, and desire for forward momentum.

We are a culture that loves to celebrate top performances and reward the moments. A career at KB encourages personal development through expert training, mentorship and bespoke courses tailored to each person.


The Position:

We are currently looking for recruiters that thrive on building relationships with candidates and clients, taking full responsibility for the whole recruitment process, delivering an excellent service throughout.

Working within our Construction or Engineering team you will develop a base of clients to partner with supporting recruitment of temporary / permanent candidates.  As a 360 recruiter you will be responsible for attracting and introducing the best talent to our clients from a variety of different methods including headhunting, advertising, and job boards.

Our consultants understand that they are the relationship builder and that through high energy and fantastic communication and listening skills, they can find and then match the right people to the right opportunity.

What We’d Like From You:


We know that a great consultant can come from any background, and it is your outstanding communication skills, resilience positive attitude and dedication to succeed that are exactly what we are looking for.

The ideal candidate will be ambitious, passionate about their career, hungry for development and success driven. An individual who works hard to achieve results.

As a 360-degree consultant you will be dealing with clients and candidates, so a confident client-facing persona is a must. Kingston Barnes prides itself on offering a far superior service to our clients than its competitors.

We’re looking for recruiters with over 12 months 360 experience ideally within the construction or engineering sectors. If you’re a recruiter outside these areas, that’s no problem. We can teach you everything you need to know about the industry.  In partnership with our key clients, we offer knowledge-based training together. You’ll spend time with our clients hands on learning the market, key roles and their USP’s helping you to become an expert in your sector.

The Good Stuff:

Kingston Barnes is fast paced and very exciting place to work. Our business is people so we know how important it is to offer our staff a great working environment so you can do what you do best, recruit!

Our flexible approach means that every employee is treated as an individual. We work with you to ensure you have everything you need to be able to flourish.  We offer everyone an opportunity to learn, develop and achieve a career where you can unleash your limitless potential.

Some of our benefits include;

  • A great working environment, culture and values
  • Market leading bonus & rewards scheme
  • Flexi-Working & Flexi-Hour Scheme
  • Gym Membership
  • Holiday Purchase & Rewards Scheme
  • Monthly incentives including experience days out, dinner at Michelin Star restaurants and our annual company Ski Trip
  • Bespoke first-class training and continuous personal development
  • Being a part of one of the fastest growing businesses in the South West

If you are interested in applying to become a part of Kingston Barnes, then please send a copy of your CV to or contact me directly on 0117 325 22 33 to discuss further.

Multi Skilled Maintenance Engineer

Are you a Multi Skilled Maintenance Engineer in Wells looking to join a buoyant Manufacturing business stable throughout the pandemic.

Perhaps you’re a Maintenance Engineer with one specific product range experience looking to diversify ?

Does being a key part of a closely knit team and a vital part of the work winning process sound appealing?

The Company

A multinational market-leading high-speed manufacturing establishment, supplying an array of consumable products into various retail platforms.

Engineers with Packaging and or FMCG manufacturing industry will be considered over other traditional manufacturing experience.

The Role

We are seeking qualified experienced Multi-Skilled Maintenance Engineers. In order to operate as part of a reliability and maintenance team. Ensuring the continuous manufacturing process by decreasing or eliminating engineering downtime.

Successful Candidates will require

• Must Have Mechanical / Electrical or Multi-Skilled maintenance background from a fast moving Manufacturing background
• NVQ 3, formally apprentice trained or equivalent

•Packaging, Pharma, High volume Manufacturing experience (Ideally)

• Ability to read and interpret electrical/mechanical drawings
• Experience within electro-mechanical maintenance of medium-speed production plant equipment (Ideally)
• Demonstrable expertise in component and sub-system fault finding and reporting


  • Support the Area Engineering Manager to deliver the engineering strategy that will develop and drive reliability, improve quality, Safety and asset utilisation.
  • Participating within investigating and improving processes, product and quality related issues.
  • Support the Area Engineering Manager to Implement & deliver the engineering strategy that will develop and drive reliability, improve quality, Safety and asset utilisation
  • Supports the implementation of a PPM system that improves asset reliability and better utilises engineering resources
  • Taking ownership of materials and costs related to the discharge of engineering duties

Should you be interested in the above opportunity please contact Peter Cawthorne – 07585825003 quoting REF: PC – FBI – MECH 9001.

Kingston Barnes is a specialist recruitment agency, our deep rooted knowledge of the industry means we have insight into which companies may suit you which will enable you to achieve your career ambitions.. We recruit for a number of developers, contractors & consultancies. If you are looking for a new position as an Electrical Multi-skilled maintenance engineer in Somerset please contact our experienced consultants to discuss your career aspirations on 0117 325 2233