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.
  • Aftermarket Spares and Service Sales Engineer
    JOB DESCRIPTION

    Scope:  Co-ordination of aftermarket and service contracts from enquiry to completion.

     

    Principal Duties:

    • Completing spares and service quotations.
    • Order review/checklist completion and entry when required.
    • Expediting spares orders when necessary.
    • Completing SPIR in Kent Introl format and customer’s formats.
    • Providing support to the Service Engineers and Service Manager.

     

    Other Duties:

    • Co-ordination of aftermarket and service contracts from enquiry to completion.

     

    Skills and Experience:

    • A self motivated individual capable of working well within a team environment and on own initiative.
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
    • Organisation and planning.
    • Good working knowledge of Microsoft products including MS Power-point, MS Excel and MS Word.
    • Fully conversant with LN/PLM computer systems.
    • Sound Engineering background preferably within the Valves / instrumentation business.
    • Experience within a Service / Aftermarket environment would be an advantage.

    Qualifications:

    • Engineering related qualification or apprentice trained in Engineering.
    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


  • Sales Engineer
    JOB DESCRIPTION

    Scope: To provide professional Technical and Commercial offers in a timely manner and to enter clear concise orders onto the Business system as agreed with the Sales Office Manager and in accordance with the KKI Business System (KBS).

     

    Principal Duties:

    • Sizing, Selection and Pricing of Control and Choke valves to meet customer specific process and requirements. This will involve liaison with other departments when required.
    • Enquiry / contract specification review identifying areas of concerns regarding Technical / Quality and all other areas within the business.
    • Preparing Tender in Line with their Bid Package requirements and in accordance with KOSO 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.
    • Support geographical offices in terms of technical support
    • Entering Sales Purchase Orders.
    • Direct Customer Contact.
    • Obtaining Technical / Quality / HSE information.
    • Communication with internal and external company representatives.
    • 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.
    • Integrating with external and internal support resources to ensure delivery of the annual budget and department objectives are met
    • Support and advise other Sales Engineers where required.
    • Supporting of other Departments within the business where Sales input is required.

    Other Duties:

    • General clerical work.
    • Covering colleagues in their absence.
    • Travel Internationally and in the UK
    • Covering Aftermarket as required.
    • Liaising with Sub-suppliers.
    • Any other duties as directed by the Sales Office Manager / Sales Director.
    • Accurate checking of orders against quotations, accurate order entry using the Sizing software, PLM and other processes
    • Ensuring the accuracy of information at each hand over element of an order, including but not limited to accurate Data sheets (CVTS), Quality plans and deliveries. This is to minimise downstream process errors.
    • Accurate logging of enquiries, orders and correspondence on the data base

    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, HSE and commercial issues.
    • Technical awareness.
    • Market knowledge.
    • Experience within a general engineering background.
    • Technical sales experience selling to End users and contractors.
    • Control & Choke Valves sizing and selection experience.
    • A working knowledge of API 6A would be beneficial.

    Qualifications:

     

    Qualifications to HNC Level (or equivalent) or significant experience within the Sales Environment.

    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


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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