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.
  • Senior Buyer
    JOB DESCRIPTION

    Please – no agency approaches at this time

     

    Scope: Responsible for the quality, price, and delivery of purchased goods against planned deliveries ensuring all requirements are achieved, to meet both business and customer expectations.

     

    Principal Duties:

     

    • Proactive approach to delivering associated strategy development, supplier management, process control and day to day stakeholder management under collaborative programme delivery.
    • Responsible for commodity strategy development
    • Works closely with all operational teams; production, quality, design, supply chain to ensure continuity of supply
    • Manage effective supplier relationships for assigned commodities including Business Reviews / Supplier Visits
    • Expediting Documentation/Deliveries.
    • Raising Request for Quotation’s from Project Requirement Planning and generate Purchase Order with most competitive suppliers to satisfy business expectations.
    • Follow NCN Process.

    Skills and Experience:

     

    • Demonstrable experience of procurement in engineering manufacturing
    • Ability to foster excellent relationships with suppliers
    • A thorough understanding of ERP/MRP, purchasing tools and techniques; Negotiation skills
    • Displaying a sense of urgency; Planning, prioritising and organisational skills
    • Excellent teamwork and interpersonal skills
    • Attention to detail
    • IT Literate, including Windows, Office, etc.

    Qualifications:

               

    • CIPS (Chartered Institute of Purchasing) Qualification.

     

    CONTRACT
    Full Time
    HOURS
    37 Hours
    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


  • Senior Production /CI Engineer
    JOB DESCRIPTION

     

    Please – no agency approaches at this time

    Scope:
    Responsible for managing both the Machine Shop and Assembly Shop in the planning and designing of production methods to enhance and improve existing programs utilising up to date manufacturing methods and striving for cost reduction.

    Principal Duties:

    • Design for manufacture – close liaison with Engineering to review the design for manufacture, drawing requirements and tooling requirements to meet demand and remove error
    • Machine shop – review current methods of machining with a view to reducing set ups/ set-up times where possible and increase run times.
    • Assess the current machine tools in use and identify gaps in future technology
    • Involvement in the use of IT programs to transfer engineered drawings direct to the machines to help eliminate the need to re draw e.g. CAD/CAM
    • Assembly shop – review current build techniques and allocated times to speed up throughput, review the shop layout to eliminate waste.
    • Health and Safety – Adhering to the Health and Safety policy at all time

    Other Duties:
    • Assessment and re organisation of the shop floor to ensure a smooth flow of work and minimal waste
    • Review current machine tooling/fixtures to speed up manufacture
    • Review none conformance notes raised in the production areas and identify ways to eliminate re occurrence
    • Explore future manufacturing techniques which would benefit the company going forward
    • Involvement in make/buy decision making

    Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

    • Minimum HNC in Engineering/Production Engineering or equivalent experience
    • Strong Influencing skills
    • Project Management skills
    • Experience of CI activities
    • Use of common methodology such as Takt Time, SMED, Kaizen etc.
    • Experience of machining castings
    • Knowledge of a wide range of machine tools and their capabilities.
    • Experience with CAD/CAM software- Eg EdgeCAM, InventorCAM etc.
    • Proficiency in MS Office.
    • Proven experience in the engineering field.
    • Superb analytical, problem-solving, and critical thinking skills.
    • Superb written and verbal communication skills.
    • Great attention to detail and organizational skills.
    • Knowledge of 3D printing processes (Additive Layer Manufacturing) and the technology on offer advantageous.

    CONTRACT
    Full Time
    HOURS
    37 Hours
    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


  • Senior Applications Engineer
    JOB DESCRIPTION

    Scope: The role will require the completion of principle duties as part of the wider engineering team. The role is principally to support the business in terms of development and management of our sizing and selection systems, supporting both internal sales, aftermarket and customers with technical issues as well liaising with the development department on new designs and processes.

     

     

    Principal Duties:

    • To give technical assistance to internal and external customers.
    • Valve sizing selection and application support to internal and external customers.
    • Attending customer meetings and conference calls to finalise design specifications, order reviews and progress meetings
    • Review of customer specifications and sizing data to verify product and component designs are fit for purpose
    • Production of calculations and reports to support the design of the product
    • Presenting design solutions to customers as part of the applications team
    • Development of new sizing and selection processes
    • Management of rules of construction and selection as well as of Sizing Databases
    • Creation of AJL’s and risk registers for new quotes, detailing and monitoring risk for new applications and designs to suit them
    • Liaison with colleagues to ensure that designs, materials and manufacturing processes progress efficiently

     

     

    Other Duties:

    • Checking colleague’s work and methods
    • Production of bills of material & classification of parts
    • Designing and detailing choke/ control valves as part of a technical solution
    • Leading engineering kick off activities on new orders
    • Attending design reviews and product development review meetings

     

     

    General Skills and Experience:

    • User of CAD 2D and 3D (AutoCAD & Inventor preferable)
    • Competent in use of Windows MS Office, PLM & LN.
    • Working experience in an engineering office environment
    • Accomplished communicator written and verbal.
    • 5+ years’ experience of appropriate engineering discipline in valves preferred
    • Understanding of manufacturing and assembly practices for pressure related equipment
    • Previous working experience of Control / Choke design preferred
    • Awareness of competitor products.
    • Awareness of company procedures.
    • Can take the lead on problem solving activities
    • Detailed knowledge of valve standards B16.34, ASME VIII etc
    • Awareness and drive to meet company timescales

     

     

    Qualifications:

    • HNC (or HND) in Engineering as part of apprenticeship
    • Or Bachelor’s degree (or similar) in engineering discipline
    CONTRACT
    Full Time
    HOURS
    37 Hours
    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


  • Trainee Test Assistant / Labourer
    JOB DESCRIPTION

    Scope: To conduct pressure testing of valves, to also assist the R & D Design/ Test Engineers during their R&D activities in the Research & Development department, and general housekeeping duties of test facility.

     

    This test facility involves handling high pressures gases, cold and hot temperatures so requires good understanding to HSE hazards and adherence to established safe working practices with a high level of professionalism.

     

    Training will be given on the job covering all aspect of valve testing and the HSE policies of the company.

     

    Principal Duties:

    • With training and support, initially assisting in the day to day gas testing of production valves, after a suitable training period you will be able to conduct gas tests without supervision.
    • Maintaining an electronic log of the gas testing as it is completed, producing gas test data and certificates as and when required.
    • Cooperate with Third party witnessing inspectors in a professional manner.
    • Assisting R & D Engineers prepare for qualification testing e.g. PR2 Testing
    • Assisting R & D Engineers prepare for Environmental testing of valves
    • Assisting R & D Engineers prepare for Prototype valve testing.
    • Assisting R & D Engineers prepare for R & D Project tests.

     

    Other Duties:

    • Keeping the R & D Test and Flow Test areas, safe, clean and tidy.
    • General housekeeping of the R & D test facility.
    • Assisting the Special Test Department with general labouring tasks.
    • Maintaining a safe working ethic and environment.
    • Maintaining Spillage kits and eye protection cleaning products in Special test area.

     

     

    Skills and Experience:

    • A good listener and learner.
    • The ability to deal with all levels of staff.
    • The ability to take instruction and execute in a timely fashion.
    • Have good time management abilities.
    • The ability to work on your own initiative and unsupervised at times.
    • Have good understanding and ability for computer-based activities, demonstrate a good level competence of Microsoft Office Suite (Word/excel).
    • Professional manner and behaviour.

     

     

    Qualifications:

     

    A* – C GCSE, or BTEC equivalents, in Maths, English literature, English language and IT is essential.

    CONTRACT
    Full Time
    HOURS
    37 Hours per week
    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


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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