careers

Careers at Kent Introl

Finding and developing the right people has been key to the success of our business since 1967. We’re always keen to hear from people who feel they can contribute towards our future success. We’re based in Brighouse West Yorkshire, but our work is evident in installations across the globe. Selling into industries such as oil, gas, petrochemical and power calls for an uncompromising focus on quality and attention to detail.
  • Subsea Design Engineer
    JOB DESCRIPTION

    We are looking for a Subsea Design Engineer to join our team of experienced engineers. The Subsea Design Engineer shall be responsible for the design engineering of standard & non-standard Kent Introl products consisting of subsea choke and actuators, intervention work over systems and supporting subsea equipment.

     

    Experience using analysis tools such as finite element or computational fluid dynamics would be advantageous with a good understanding of general engineering practices. The Subsea Design Engineer will be expected to have adequate knowledge of relevant standards & specifications relating to valve and choke design.

     

     

    Candidate Expectations:
    The ideal candidate shall demonstrate a strong problem-solving skillset using a logical methodology. Shall be self-motivated with strong organisational skills, reliable and capable of learning new technical skills quickly. Able to work under tight deadlines and rapidly changing priorities and be detail orientated with the ability to multitask.

    The right candidate shall work well with others as well as independently and be willing to share experience and knowledge and offer guidance to personnel with varying degrees of technical aptitude.

     

     

    Duties & Responsibilities:

     

    Principle Responsibilities:

    • Produce Interface drawings, General Arrangement and detailed manufacturing drawings
    • Provide interface drawings for clients and suppliers
    • Prepare design reports and calculations to verify designs
    • Preparation and checking of technical documentation
    • Lead design review meetings in accordance with the design standards & specifications
    • Produce and ownership of bill of materials
    • Have knowledge of Product Lifecycle Management systems (INFOR PLM)

     

    Team Responsibilities:

    • Interact with the project management team
    • Provide technical support to Sales department during tenders
    • Support to special testing programmes
    • Provide technical support for the production, assembly and implementation of Kent Introl products
    • Advisory capacity to colleagues with less experience

     

     

    Education & Training:

     

    • Minimum HNC in Mechanical Engineering
    • 5 years Mechanical Engineering experience within Oil & Gas or comparable industry.

     

     

    Knowledge & Experience:

     

    • Required skills
    • Strong mechanical design background
    • Professional qualification using 2D & 3D CAD based systems
    • Strong general engineering practices
    • Excellent written and verbal communication
    • Have good understanding of engineering materials
    • Knowledge of API Standards & Specifications desirable

     

    KOSO Kent Introl use a multitude of software packages within the engineering department. Although it is not mandatory, candidates who are literate in the following packages are desirable.

     

    • Autodesk AutoCAD
    • Autodesk Inventor
    • Ansys (Static Structural, Computational Fluid Dynamics & Erosion)
    • MathCAD
    CONTRACT
    Full Time
    HOURS
    37 Hours
    LOCATION
    Kent Introl, Brighouse
    HOW TO APPLY

    Please email your CV to Julie Kidman: Julie.Kidman@Kentintrol.com or post your CV to: Julie Kidman, KOSO Kent Introl, Armytage Road, Brighouse, West Yorkshire, HD6 1QF


  • Trainee Project Engineer
    JOB DESCRIPTION

    Scope:

    Support Lead Project Engineer with the management of multiple projects to ensure that they are executed on time, to the right quality and in accordance with the customers’ requirements including necessary equipment, documentation and applicable services.

     

    Full training to be provided to enable principal duties to be carried out below:

    • Understand techniques for managing multiple projects to achieve on time delivery.
    • Customer relationship management.
    • Co-ordinate customer inspection and expediting visits.
    • Liaise with customers with regards to contractual or commercial issues post order award.
    • Preparation of customer reporting requirements.
    • Indentify and manage variations to scope of supply
    • Planning the execution of contracts in order to minimise cost and maximise profit, whilst maintaining on time delivery.
    • Contract review and acceptance from Sales Department.
    • Liaise with inter departmental and intercompany resources for execution of work.
    • Liaise with KKI Freight Forwarder to arrange shipment of orders.
    • Co-ordinate special testing requirements.
    • Liaise with Document Controller to ensure on time submittal of documentation.
    • Review returned documentation from the customer and manage with internal departments to ensure customer comments are actioned correctly.
    • Organise and chair Project Kick off Meetings with customers.
    • Organise and chair Pre-Inspection meetings with customers.
    • Visit customers for Bid Clarification Meetings and Project Kick-Off Meetings.
    • Ensure all stage payments are invoiced on time and in line with customers’ requirements.
    • Ensure Contract Value is updated in accordance with customer amendments.

     

    Skills and Experience:

    • Knowledge of Microsoft Word/Excel/Project is essential.
    • Organisation and time management.
    • Good verbal and written communication essential.

     

    Qualifications:

    • Qualified to Degree level.
    CONTRACT
    Full Time
    HOURS
    37
    LOCATION
    Brighouse
    HOW TO APPLY

    Please email your CV to Julie Kidman: Julie.Kidman@Kentintrol.com or post your CV to: Julie Kidman, KOSO Kent Introl, Armytage Road, Brighouse, West Yorkshire, HD6 1QF


  • Documentation Assistant (Temporary – Maternity Cover)
    JOB DESCRIPTION

    Our Operations Department are looking for a Documentation Assistant to compile documentation packages for our customers.

     

    Applicants should have extensive knowledge of all Microsoft Office Packages with emphasis on MS Word and Excel, knowledge of MS Access and Adobe Acrobat Writer would be advantageous.

     

    You should be capable of working under pressure to tight deadlines with the ability to work as part of a team but also individually. Good verbal and written communication skills are essential, along with the capacity to prioritise and problem solve.

    CONTRACT
    Full Time
    HOURS
    37
    LOCATION
    Brighouse
    HOW TO APPLY

    Please email your CV to Julie Kidman: Julie.Kidman@Kentintrol.com or post your CV to: Julie Kidman, KOSO Kent Introl, Armytage Road, Brighouse, West Yorkshire, HD6 1QF


  • Assembly Shop Fitter
    JOB DESCRIPTION

    Scope:

    • To build valves per the KBS operating procedures in line with the customers CVTS and GA.

     

    Principal Duties:

    • Check valve kit released against paperwork supplied.
    • Deburr valve body and clean all components pre assembly.
    • Assemble valve including pinning and drilling plug/stem.
    • Torque body bonnet bolting in accordance with engineering’s torque figures.
    • Coupling valve and actuator.
    • Build and test actuators.
    • Strip and rework valves which have failed test.

     

    Other Duties:

    • Prepare actuators for paint.
    • Completion of NCN’s if there is a problem.
    • Forklift Truck driving – if licensed.
    • Assist with testing of valves.
    • Assist with Spares assembly work.
    • Involvement in KBS events/training.

     

    Skills and Experience:

    • Slinging and lifting.
    • Manual handling.
    • Good communicator.
    • Responsible attitude towards Health and Safety.

     

    Qualifications:

    • Time served apprentice.
    CONTRACT
    Full Time
    HOURS
    37 hours
    LOCATION
    Kent Introl, Brighouse
    HOW TO APPLY

    Please email your CV to Julie Kidman: Julie.Kidman@Kentintrol.com or post your CV to: Julie Kidman, KOSO Kent Introl, Armytage Road, Brighouse, West Yorkshire, HD6 1QF


  • Aftermarket Sales Engineer
    JOB DESCRIPTION

    Scope:
    To be part of the internal sales team responsible for providing technical sales support to the company’s agents worldwide and to UK customers. To be involved with all aspects of the sales cycle, pre-sales through delivery in order to provide products that meet customer requirements. In addition, to liaise with internal departments to provide market intelligence and create commercially viable solutions.

     

    Principal Duties:

    • Sizing, Selection and Pricing of Control valves to meet customer specific process and requirements.
    • Prepare Customer Quotations in Line with their Bid Package requirements and in accordance with Kent Introl procedures and agreed business methodologies specific to the country or region being supported.
    • Follow up on quotations submitted to ascertain whether customer requires further clarification, support for order outcome.
    • Prepare pre-qualification documents for contracts or in support of specialist application engineering and aftermarket services.
    • Support geographical offices in terms of technical support, customer response and assistance on preparation of quotations.
    • Integrating with external and internal support resources to ensure delivery of the annual budget and department objectives are met.
    • Challenging the systems and processes within the company to drive improved efficiency and continuous improvement.
    • Ensuring Kent Introl interests are protected by complying with all UK and EU legislation with regards to export control.

     

    Other Duties:

    • Accurate checking of orders against quotations, accurate order entry using the Sizing software, Infor LN/PLM and other processes.
    • Ensuring the accuracy of information at each hand over element of an order, including but not limited to accurate CVT’S, Quality plans and deliveries. This is to minimise downstream process errors.

     

    Skills and Experience:

    • Good communication, literacy, presentation, computer and organisation skills.
    • The ability to work under pressure and to meet tight deadlines.
    • Good product knowledge.
    • Knowledge of bought-out items.
    • The ability to work as part of a team.
    • Understand quality and commercial issues.
    • Technical awareness.
    • Market knowledge.
    • Preferably hands-on experience within the valve industry and a basic understanding of PED, ATEX and ANSI/ASME Standards.
    • Business experience.
    • Working experience of a general engineering role.

     

    Qualifications:

    • Engineering Apprenticeship / Degree or equivalent.
    • Business training to a minimum HNC / NVQ Level 3 or equivalent.
    CONTRACT
    Full Time
    HOURS
    37
    LOCATION
    Kent Introl, Brighouse
    HOW TO APPLY

    Please email your CV to Julie Kidman: Julie.Kidman@Kentintrol.com or post your CV to: Julie Kidman, KOSO Kent Introl, Armytage Road, Brighouse, West Yorkshire, HD6 1QF


  • Project Engineer
    JOB DESCRIPTION

    Scope:
    Manage multiple projects to ensure that they are executed on time, to the right quality and in accordance with the customers’ requirements including necessary equipment, documentation and applicable services.

     

    Principal Duties:

    • Understand techniques for managing multiple projects to achieve on time delivery.
    • Customer relationship management.
    • Co-ordinate customer inspection and expediting visits.
    • Liaise with customers with regards to contractual or commercial issues post order award.
    • Preparation of customer reporting requirements.
    • Identify and manage variations to scope of supply
    • Planning the execution of contracts in order to minimise cost and maximise profit, whilst maintaining on time delivery.
    • Contract review and acceptance from Sales Department.
    • Liaise with inter departmental and inter-company resources for execution of work.
    • Liaise with KKI Freight Forwarder to arrange shipment of orders.
    • Co-ordinate special testing requirements.
    • Liaise with Document Controller to ensure on time submittal of documentation.
    • Review returned documentation from the customer and manage with internal departments to ensure customer comments are actioned correctly.
    • Organise and chair Project Kick off Meetings with customers.
    • Organise and chair Pre-Inspection meetings with customers.
    • Visit customers for Bid Clarification Meetings and Project Kick-Off Meetings.
    • Ensure all stage payments are invoiced on time and in line with customers’ requirements.
    • Ensure Contract Value is updated in accordance with customer amendments.

     

    Skills and Experience:

    • Knowledge of Microsoft Word/Excel/Project is essential.
    • Negotiation skills are essential as this role is a primary point of contact with customer for order amendments and delivery problems.
    • Organisation and time management essential.
    • Must be able to prepare reports, schedules and spreadsheets to customer requirements.
    • Good verbal and written communication essential.
    • Working experience in a Sales/Project Management.
    • Engineering Manufacturing experience would be an advantage.
    • Experience of managing multiple projects.

     

    Qualifications:

    • HNC in Mechanical Engineering of Business/Engineering Degree or equivalent.
    CONTRACT
    Full Time
    HOURS
    37 Hours
    LOCATION
    Kent Introl, Brighouse
    HOW TO APPLY

    Please email your CV to Julie Kidman: Julie.Kidman@Kentintrol.com or post your CV to: Julie Kidman, KOSO Kent Introl, Armytage Road, Brighouse, West Yorkshire, HD6 1QF


  • CNC Programmer / Setter / Operators for 2 and 5 axis machines
    JOB DESCRIPTION

    Scope:
    The positions require apprentice-trained Metal Machinists with CNC Programming Skills. Knowledge of Siemens, Mazatrol, Fanuc and Gildemeister control systems would be a particular advantage.

     

    Machines to be operated:

    • Dorries Scharmann Solon 4 Horizontal Machining Centre with Siemens Controls
    • Starrag DBF630 Machining Centre with Fanuc Controls
    • Huller Hill Bluestar Horizontal Machining Centre with Fanuc Controls
    • FTV Vertical Milling Machining Centre with Fanuc Controls
    • Quick Turn Mazak
    • Gildemeister MD7 Twin Turret Slant Bed Lathe
    CONTRACT
    Full Time
    HOURS
    35.3/4 Hours
    LOCATION
    Kent Introl, Brighouse
    HOW TO APPLY

    Please email your CV to Julie Kidman: Julie.Kidman@Kentintrol.com or post your CV to: Julie Kidman, KOSO Kent Introl, Armytage Road, Brighouse, West Yorkshire, HD6 1QF


  • Instrument Engineer
    JOB DESCRIPTION

    Scope:
    To assess, design and issue instrumentation BOM’s for production.

     

    Principal Duties:

    • Review quotations; assist sales engineers to select instrumentation.
    • Design and create instrument packages. Create Bill of Material’s, drawings, schematics, etc.
    • Assist assembly with instrumentation production.
    • Liaise with customers to solve onsite problems.

     

    Other Duties:

    • Testing new instrumentation products.
    • Consulting suppliers.
    • Supporting the topside design office

     

    Skills and Experience:

    • Understanding of control valve instrumentation
    • Good Communications Skills.
    • CAD 2D and 3D experience (AutoCAD & Inventor preferable)
    • Full working understanding of schematic wiring drawings.

     

    Qualifications:

    • Knowledge of KKI products, design and manufacture.
    • HNC in Engineering or equivalent.
    CONTRACT
    Full Time
    HOURS
    37 Hours
    LOCATION
    Kent Introl, Brighouse
    HOW TO APPLY

    Please email your CV to Julie Kidman: Julie.Kidman@Kentintrol.com or post your CV to: Julie Kidman, KOSO Kent Introl, Armytage Road, Brighouse, West Yorkshire, HD6 1QF


Your skills might lie in our core competencies of engineering and manufacturing, or other functions such as sales, marketing or administration. Vacancies will appear on the website from time to time, but we also welcome speculative applications from the right calibre of people. If you have experience of the industrial valve sector and feel that you exhibit our shared values of engineering quality, continuous improvement and customer focus, we’d be delighted to hear from you.

Your skills might lie in our core competencies of engineering and manufacturing, or other functions such as sales, marketing or administration. Vacancies will appear on the website from time to time, but we also welcome speculative applications from the right calibre of people. If you have experience of the industrial valve sector and feel that you exhibit our shared values of engineering quality, continuous improvement and customer focus, we’d be delighted to hear from you.

Apprenticeship scheme
With a sustained skills shortage in the UK’s engineering sector, we invest in two apprenticeships a year. This gives great opportunities for learning and growth to promising newcomers to our industry. Our apprenticeships give them early exposure to the dynamic, challenging sectors we operate in, as well as the support and guidance of their more experienced peers.
Apprenticeship scheme
With a sustained skills shortage in the UK’s engineering sector, we invest in two apprenticeships a year. This gives great opportunities for learning and growth to promising newcomers to our industry. Our apprenticeships give them early exposure to the dynamic, challenging sectors we operate in, as well as the support and guidance of their more experienced peers.
Working at kent introl
With a global base of customers that demand the very best from our company and our products, we offer a wide range of opportunities for our employees. We have a proven track record of responding to new challenges and meeting the very specific needs of our customers. Without our highly-skilled, focused team, it would not have been possible to achieve such a reputation in our chosen sectors.
Contact the experts today
Tel: +44 (0)1484 710311 | Email: info@kentintrol.com
Contact the experts today
Tel: +44 (0)1484 710311
Email: info@kentintrol.com
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