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ENGINEER JOBS

Role: Field Service Engineers for the North East of England – Middlesborough, Newcastle & Sunderland areas

Job description

Posted 8th June 2022
Frontier Pitts welcomes applications from Electromechanical Field Service Engineers to aid in the installation, service and maintenance of our wide range of security equipment. The exact location for this role is flexible within the Middlesborough, Newcastle & Sunderland areas. If you satisfy the following criteria please do apply by the below means

The successful applicant will have the following profile:

  • The ability to read electrical and mechanical drawings, although full training will be provided for our specific requirements.
  • A full driving license, preferably clean.
  • Be self motivated to work individually but adaptable to work as part of a team.
  • Able to communicate in a clear, concise, logical manner both verbally and written.
  • Electrical and mechanical experience.
  • Fault finding, repair, installation and commissioning experience.
  • Ability to conduct site surveys.
  • Good customer service skills.

The applicant must:

  • Have a good level of fitness due to the physical demands of the job.
  • Be able to pass security clearances.
  • Have a flexible and positive outlook.
  • Be able to attend out of hours call outs.

Desirable attributes:
The following qualities would be an advantage but are not essential. 

  • A working experience and qualification in 3 phase and 18th edition electrical.
  • Recognised Health and Safety training.
  • Welding experience and qualification.
  • Hydraulic, pneumatic or fluid system experience.
  • Previous experience with gates/barriers/blockers.

Further information

  • Some foreign travel may be available but not compulsory.
  • Occasional weekends and very occasional night working will form part of this role.
  • This is a varied and interesting role and would suit a person who enjoys diversity in their working conditions. Working hours are based on a 40 hour week during normal office hours Monday – Friday, but working hours will be different on any given day. Overtime will be required at late notice and scheduled jobs will change on a day to day basis depending on client requirements.
  • Out of hours call outs will be a part of this role.
  • Vehicle, uniform, PPE, mobile phone and tools will be provided.
  • Competitive salary.
  • Uncapped overtime structure.

No Agencies Please

Please send your CV and a covering letter highlighting relevant experience to [email protected].

Role: South East Field Service Engineer

Job description

Updated 24th May 2022
Frontier Pitts welcomes applications from Electromechanical Field Service Engineers to aid in the installation, service and maintenance of our wide range of security equipment.  The exact location for this role is flexible within the South East area. If you satisfy the following criteria please do apply by the below means.  

The successful applicant will have the following profile:

  • The ability to read electrical and mechanical drawings, although full training will be provided for our specific requirements.
  • A full driving license, preferably clean.
  • Be self motivated to work individually but adaptable to work as part of a team.
  • Able to communicate in a clear, concise, logical manner both verbally and written
  • Electrical and mechanical experience.
  • Fault finding, repair, installation and commissioning experience.
  • Ability to conduct site surveys.
  • Good customer service skills.

The applicant must:

  • Have a good level of fitness due to the physical demands of the job.
  • Be able to pass security clearances.
  • Have a flexible and positive outlook.
  • Be able to attend out of hours call outs.

Desirable attributes: The following qualities would be an advantage but are not essential. 

  • A working experience and qualification in 3 phase and 18th edition electrical.
  • Recognised Health and Safety training.
  • Welding experience and qualification.
  • Hydraulic, pneumatic or fluid system experience.
  • Previous experience with gates/barriers/blockers.

Further information

  • Some foreign travel may be available but not compulsory.
  • Occasional weekends and very occasional night working will form part of this role.
  • This is a varied and interesting role and would suit a person who enjoys diversity in their working conditions. Working hours are based on a 40 hour week during normal office hours Monday – Friday, but working hours will be different on any given day. Overtime will be required at late notice and scheduled jobs will change on a day to day basis depending on client requirements.
  • Out of hours call outs will be a part of this role.
  • Vehicle, uniform, PPE, mobile phone and tools will be provided.
  • Competitive salary.
  • Uncapped overtime structure.

Please send your CV and a covering letter highlighting relevant experience to [email protected].

No Agencies Please

Role: South West/East Field Service Engineer – Reading & Swindon

Job description

Updated 24th May 2022
Frontier Pitts welcomes applications from Electromechanical Field Service Engineers to aid in the installation, service and maintenance of our wide range of security equipment.  The exact location for this role is flexible within the Reading & Swindon areas. If you satisfy the following criteria please do apply by the below means.  

The successful applicant will have the following profile:

  • The ability to read electrical and mechanical drawings, although full training will be provided for our specific requirements.
  • A full driving license, preferably clean.
  • Be self motivated to work individually but adaptable to work as part of a team.
  • Able to communicate in a clear, concise, logical manner both verbally and written
  • Electrical and mechanical experience.
  • Fault finding, repair, installation and commissioning experience.
  • Ability to conduct site surveys.
  • Good customer service skills.

The applicant must:

  • Have a good level of fitness due to the physical demands of the job.
  • Be able to pass security clearances.
  • Have a flexible and positive outlook.
  • Be able to attend out of hours call outs.

Desirable attributes: The following qualities would be an advantage but are not essential. 

  • A working experience and qualification in 3 phase and 18th edition electrical.
  • Recognised Health and Safety training.
  • Welding experience and qualification.
  • Hydraulic, pneumatic or fluid system experience.
  • Previous experience with gates/barriers/blockers.

Further information

  • Some foreign travel may be available but not compulsory.
  • Occasional weekends and very occasional night working will form part of this role.
  • This is a varied and interesting role and would suit a person who enjoys diversity in their working conditions. Working hours are based on a 40 hour week during normal office hours Monday – Friday, but working hours will be different on any given day. Overtime will be required at late notice and scheduled jobs will change on a day to day basis depending on client requirements.
  • Out of hours call outs will be a part of this role.
  • Vehicle, uniform, PPE, mobile phone and tools will be provided.
  • Competitive salary.
  • Uncapped overtime structure.

Please send your CV and a covering letter highlighting relevant experience to [email protected].

No Agencies Please

Role: Project Manager – Repairs Team

Job description

Updated 31th May 2022

This role will be working as part of the Repairs Team, managing the repairs of equipment installed across the country.

You will need to produce, chase and action quotes. The role will involve liaising with our engineers and clients, organising repairs to provide a quick and efficient service.
The role will also include being the point of contact for some of our largest customers and dealing with all their needs. This may include site visits for review meetings and large projects.

Essential skills and qualifications:

  • Able to demonstrate practical basic engineering knowledge gained either through industrial placement, degree, or project work.
  • Able to use and understanding of Windows based packages, email, internet etc.
  • Able to communicate in a clear, concise, logical manner both verbally and written.
  • Proven customer service experience.
  • Must be able to demonstrate attention to detail and have an excellent memory.
  • Ability to deal with multiple issues under time pressure.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills; must be able to converse at all levels and work as part of a team.
  • Ability to work quickly and accurately under pressure.
  • Ability to think commercially as well as technically.
  • On schedule for at least 2:2 degree in Mechanical Engineering or similar.
  • A full driving license (car) would be an advantage.

Due to our size, you will be treated as an individual not a cog in a large machine.
You will have as much responsibility as you can handle right from the start. As we manufacture on site you will gain experience quickly in all aspects of our products and everything that supports our processes. In a fast-paced environment you will be running your own projects, making site visits and meeting customers – anyone from the security guard to the director.
This role does include taking part in a call out rota.

If you think you have the skills to succeed in this role please forward a copy of a current CV with a covering letter or email to HR at [email protected]


PRODUCTION JOBS

Role: Saw Operator for Late Shift 14.00-22.00 (40hours per week)

Job description

Updated 16th May 2022
An excellent opportunity has arisen for a Saw Operator based in Crawley, West Sussex, delivering security equipment throughout the UK. Basic Hours 39 per week, with overtime to meet customer specific requirements
To be considered for this role you need to have the following: –

  • You will be responsible for operating the band saw (training will be provided)
  • You will be cutting and operating the saw to specific measurements and requirements
  • You will be working with various materials cutting back these raw materials to the orders required
  • You will be a dedicated team player ensuring cohesive working with all the team and departments at all times
  • You will work to and comply with health and safety standards at all times
  • You will have experience of working in an engineering company
  • Working Hour Late Shift:
  • Monday to Friday – 14.00 to 22.00

Job Type: Permanent, Full time

Please send your CV and a covering letter highlighting relevant experience to [email protected]

Role: Barrier Assembler Supervisor

Job description

Posted 24th June 2022
Frontier Pitts is looking for a Barrier Assembler Supervisor to be based at our Crawley HQ to work on our barrier division.
You will be responsible for the supervision of the barrier section and the final assembly of the security equipment in accordance with assembly drawings issued by the Drawing Office, this includes but is not limited to the following:

 
Functions of the Team:

  • Assemble into a complete product in accordance with job specific specifications and drawings
  • Collate materials required to complete bespoke product manufacture. This may involve unloading deliveries
  • Mechanically build barrier cabinet
  • Wire in operational components to electrical panel by following technical drawing
  • Electrical panel usually provided by electrical team but occasionally must build panel themselves from technical drawings
  • Configure operation of panel according to specification requested from client
  • Cut boom for barrier and build skirt if required, we have a person dedicated to doing this
  • Set up & test barrier
  • Prepare equipment for factory acceptance testing and complete appropriate paperwork
  • Run through operation with quality engineer who will sign it of operationally if all complies with specification and acceptance testing
  • Clean cabinet, apply safety and company stickers to cabinet
  • Final sign off from quality engineer
  • Wrap cabinet, boom, extra parts requested by client, ready for dispatch
  • Use manual handling equipment where required 

Functions of Supervisor

  • To oversee all above and also build barriers themselves
  • To plan according to deadlines set by upper management
  • Clearly and concisely communicate with all levels of personnel
  • To make sure we have all components necessary for current and upcoming jobs
  • To make stock manager and upper management aware of shortages so they can plan accordingly
  • To assess job specifications and raise any queries early in the process
  • To promote a hard-working environment and lead by example
  • To take pride in their work
  • Overtime is necessary at times to get the job done
  • Collate materials required to complete bespoke product manufacture. This may involve unloading deliveries
  • Recommend resources and training, to ensure that the organisation can meet future demands from its customers
  • Display a proactive attitude within the organisation with a culture of ‘right first time’ and ownership of problems

Challenges
Chasing shortages – We need to be aware of these very early on so something can be done weeks in advance before deadline
Managing the team:

  • When deadlines are not imminent, it is easy to slow down the pace of work. We need the efficiency to stay high so that we are ahead of deadlines, instead of working up to the last minute to complete the job and rushing into the next one.
  • Making the team aware there are deadlines coming up and that it would be appreciated if they arrange to do some overtime near or on the deadline date to help the team and company complete a collective goal.
  • Deadlines can change weekly, so you need to be able to adapt and react quickly

 The Person

  • Good mechanical knowledge
  • Good electrical knowledge
  • Good hydraulics knowledge
  • Ability to read technical drawings
  • Experience of using hand tools such as drills, screwdrivers, sockets etc. is essential
  • Supervisor experience
  • Strong work ethic
  • Willing to do overtime
  • Good at planning
  • Authoritative
  • Concise with relaying information to Production Engineers
  • Being able to work efficiently when meeting tight deadlines
  • You must be able to work under pressure and prioritise tasks
  • A forklift license would be an advantage

Positions available include:
Supervisor of Barrier Assembly Section for morning shift
Working Hour Shift:

  • 41.5hrs a week 
  • 7:30-4:30pm (Monday – Thursday)
  • 7:30-3:30pm (Friday)

Please send your CV and a covering letter highlighting relevant experience to [email protected]

No Agencies Please

Role: Barrier Fitters

Job description

Posted 24th June 2022
Frontier Pitts is looking for Fitters to be based at our Crawley HQ to work on security Barriers.
 
The Fitters are responsible for the final assembly of the Security Equipment in accordance with assembly drawings issued by the Drawing Office, this includes but is not limited to the following:

 
Functions of the Team:

  • Assemble into a complete product in accordance with job specific specifications and drawings
  • Collate materials required to complete bespoke product manufacture. This may involve unloading deliveries
  • Ensure the aesthetics of the product remain of the highest quality for the client.
  • Use manual handling equipment where required
  • Prepare equipment for factory acceptance testing and complete appropriate paperwork
  • General Duties

    • You must be able to work under pressure and prioritise tasks
    • You must be able to work unsupervised and be self-motivated
    • Some experience of using hand tools such as drills, screwdrivers, sockets etc. is essential
    • Show an understanding of electrical wiring
    • Display a proactive attitude within the organisation with a culture of ‘right first time’ and ownership of problems
    • Recommend resources and training, to ensure that the organisation can meet future demands from its customers
    • Clearly and concisely communicate with all levels of personnel
    • A forklift license would be an advantage

    Positions available include:
    * Fitter for day shift
     
    Working Hour Shift:
    * Monday to Friday – 7.30 to 16.30

    Please send your CV and a covering letter highlighting relevant experience to [email protected]

    No Agencies Please

Role: Fitters for Day Shift (40hours per week)

Job description

Updated 16th May 2022
Due to our fast expanding business, Frontier Pitts is looking for multiple Fitters for our day shift (40hours per week) to be based at our Crawley HQ to work on high security Gates, Barriers, Bollard, Blockers and Turnstiles.

The Fitters are responsible for the final assembly of the Security Equipment in accordance to assembly drawings issued by the Drawing Office.

  • Collate materials required to complete Bespoke Product manufacture. This may involve unloading deliveries.
  • Assemble into a complete product in accordance to job specific specifications and drawings.
  • Ensure the aesthetics of the product remain of the highest quality for the client.
  • Use manual handling equipment where required.
  • Prepare equipment for factory acceptance testing and complete appropriate paper work

General Duties

  • You must be able to work under pressure and prioritise tasks
  • You must be able to work unsupervised and be self-motivated
  • A forklift license is an advantage.
  • Display a proactive attitude within the organisation with a culture of right first time and ownership of problems.
  • Recommend resources and training, to ensure that the organisation can meet future demands from its customers.
  • Clearly and concisely communicate with all levels of personnel
  • Experienced Fitter for day shift

If you think you have the skills to succeed in this role please forward a copy of a current CV with a covering letter or email to HR at [email protected]

Role: Fitters for Late Shift 14.00-22.00 (40hours per week)

Job description

Updated 16th May 2022
Due to our fast expanding business, Frontier Pitts is looking for multiple Fitters for our late shift 14.00-22.00 (40hours per week) to be based at our Crawley HQ to work on high security Gates, Barriers, Bollard, Blockers and Turnstiles.

The Fitters are responsible for the final assembly of the Security Equipment in accordance to assembly drawings issued by the Drawing Office.

  • Collate materials required to complete Bespoke Product manufacture. This may involve unloading deliveries.
  • Assemble into a complete product in accordance to job specific specifications and drawings.
  • Ensure the aesthetics of the product remain of the highest quality for the client.
  • Use manual handling equipment where required.
  • Prepare equipment for factory acceptance testing and complete appropriate paper work

General Duties

  • You must be able to work under pressure and prioritise tasks
  • You must be able to work unsupervised and be self-motivated
  • A forklift license is an advantage.
  • Display a proactive attitude within the organisation with a culture of right first time and ownership of problems.
  • Recommend resources and training, to ensure that the organisation can meet future demands from its customers.
  • Clearly and concisely communicate with all levels of personnel
  • Experienced Fitter for evening shift
  • Working Hour Late Shift:
  • Monday to Friday – 14.00 to 22.00

If you think you have the skills to succeed in this role please forward a copy of a current CV with a covering letter or email to HR at [email protected]

Role: Fabricator/Welder

Job description


Updated 16th May 2022
Frontier Pitts is looking for a Fabricator Welder to be based at our Crawley HQ.

Responsibilities

  • Working from drawings manufacture high security products. You will be given the relevant parts and drawings, and will work as part of a team to complete the product to customer specifications, alerting the supervisor to any issues.
  • Ability to manufacture to a high standard
  • High attention to detail and ability to inspect own work
  • Maintain high standards of housekeeping within the workplace.

Essential Skills
Previous experience in Mig, Tig & Arc welding is essential

Must be able to work from detailed drawings and have experience in working in an engineering environment.

Must have a methodical approach to tasks.

Please send your CV and a covering letter highlighting relevant experience to HR at [email protected] or Frontier Pitts, Crompton House, Crompton Way, Crawley, RH10 9QZ.

Role: Fabricator/Welder – 14.00 to 0.00

Job description


Updated 16th May 2022
Frontier Pitts is looking for a Fabricator Welder to be based at our Crawley HQ.

Responsibilities

  • Working from drawings manufacture high security products. You will be given the relevant parts and drawings, and will work as part of a team to complete the product to customer specifications, alerting the supervisor to any issues.
  • Ability to manufacture to a high standard
  • High attention to detail and ability to inspect own work
  • Maintain high standards of housekeeping within the workplace.

Previous experience in Mig, Tig & Arc welding is essential

Must be able to work from detailed drawings and have experience in working in an engineering environment.

Must have a methodical approach to tasks.

Please send your CV and a covering letter highlighting relevant experience to HR at [email protected] or Frontier Pitts, Crompton House, Crompton Way, Crawley, RH10 9QZ.

Role: Electromechanical Production Operative

Job description

Updated 16th May 2022
Frontier Pitts is looking for an Electromechanical Production Operative to be based at our Crawley HQ.

Responsibilities

  • Working from drawings to electrically build products. You will be given the relevant parts and drawings, and will work autonomously to complete the product to customer specifications, alerting the supervisor to any issues.
  • Ability to manufacture to a high standard
  • High attention to detail and ability to inspect own work
  • Maintain high standards of housekeeping within the workplace.

Essential skills

  • Must have previous electrical experience
  • Must be able to read electrical & mechanical drawings
  • Must have a methodical approach to tasks.
  • Willing to work day and late shifts pro rota.

Desirable

  • Experience of wiring panels
  • Experience of low voltage
  • Experience of access control systems
  • Experience of hydraulic systems

If you think you have the skills to succeed in this role please forward a copy of a current CV with a covering letter or email HR at [email protected]

Role: Control Panel Assembly Technician

Job description

Updated 16th May 2022
Frontier Pitts is looking for a Control Panel Assembly Technician to be based at our Crawley HQ.

Responsibilities

  • Working from drawings to manufacture control panels for high security products. You will be given the relevant parts and drawings, and will work autonomously to complete the panels to customer specifications, alerting the supervisor to any issues.
  • Ability to manufacture to a high standard
  • High attention to detail and ability to inspect own work
  • Maintain high standards of housekeeping within the workplace.

Essential skills

  • Must have previous electrical experience
  • Must be able to read electrical circuits
  • Must have a methodical approach to tasks.

Desirable

  • Experience of wiring panels
  • Experience of low voltage
  • Experience of access control systems

If you think you have the skills to succeed in this role please forward a copy of a current CV with a covering letter or email to HR at [email protected]

Role: Intern/Trainee Electromechanical Production Operative

Job description

Posted 13th May 2022

We are recruiting for a Trainee Electromechanical Production Operative to join us at our Head Office in Crawley.

Responsibilities:

  • Working from drawings to electrically build products. You will be given the relevant parts and drawings
  • Will work to complete the product to customer specifications, alerting the supervisor to any issues
  • Ability to manufacture to a high standard
  • High attention to detail
  • Maintain high standards of housekeeping within the workplace

Essential skills

  • Electrical experience preferred
  • Able to read electrical drawings
  • Must have a methodical approach to tasks
  • On Job Training Provided

Job Type: Full-time
Experience: Intern electronic Engineer
Licence: Clean driving Licence (Preferred)
If you think you have the skills to succeed in this role please forward a copy of a current CV with a covering letter or email to HR at [email protected]


SALES JOBS

Role: Sales Support Administrator – Maternity Cover

Job description

Posted 16th May 2022
We are now seeking a Pro-active Sales Support Administrator to join the team to fulfil requirements in the areas of sales order processing and general office support. Initially this is to cover maternity leave and will be on a fixed term contract for 12 months, with a view to extending to permanent. The following list of duties is not exhaustive.

PRINCIPLE ACCOUNTABILITIES
Sales Support

  • Answering incoming telephone calls and dealing with sales enquiries, including gathering information from potential customer
  • Preparing costing sheet
  • Preparing quotes for customers
  • Preparing ‘copy’ quotes for tender documents in conjunction with the Telesales Executive
  • Chasing up quoted work and monitoring quote in anticipation of an order
  • Processing sales orders on computerised system
  • Updating forecast sheet for potential orders due
  • Sales support for Technical Sales Consultants
  • Dealing with incoming emails and sales in-box
  • Maintain customer database on specialised software (Eagle)
  • Keeping sales figures updated via white board/book/monthly spreadsheet
  • Preparing and presenting sales overview at annual sales meeting
  • Raising purchase requisitions for hotels, flights, car repairs & car hire

General office Duties

  • Filing
  • Signing for and checking postal/office deliveries
  • Sorting external mail and distributing it to the relevant department
  • Dealing with reception visitors and greeting guests
  • To liaise with other departments as necessary to ensure continued improvements to customer service and internal communications

Nature & Scope
The person appointed will be highly motivated, enthusiastic, pro-active and organised, with a strong customer focus.
It is a varied role, and the post holder will demonstrate an ability to multitask calmly and efficiently within a busy and demanding environment.
The post holder may be required to attend trade shows or exhibitions for networking opportunities and to gain new product knowledge.
Whilst experience within the industry is not essential, we welcome applications from candidates with security industry knowledge, such as automatic products, gates, barriers, access controls etc.

Key Skills

  • Minimum 1 years’ experience within a similar role, ideally within a sales office role, but formal qualifications are not required
  • A working knowledge of Eagle software will be an advantage, but not essential as training will be given
  • Highly motivated team player with a desire to meet targets and seek new business opportunities
  • Ability to work under pressure and on own initiative
  • Adaptability
  • Strong customer focus
  • Microsoft Office skills essential (Word, Excel, and Outlook)
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal

The working hours are 8.30am – 5.00pm or 9.00 – 5.30pm.

Please send your CV and a covering letter highlighting relevant experience to [email protected]
***NO AGENCIES PLEASE***


STORES JOBS

Role: Full time Stores Person

Job description

Posted 4th April 2022
We are now seeking a Full time Stores Person to join the team.

DUTIES INCLUDE

  • Receiving and booking goods onto the system
  • Issuing and booking out goods on the system
  • Ensuring stock is maintained in a tidy manner
  • Regular stock checks are made
  • Packing for despatch & liaising with couriers

Skills

  • Able to work under pressure in a fluid environment
  • Good communication skills
  • Computer literate
  • Accuracy in checking and inputting
  • A basic understanding of engineering would be an advantage but is not essential
  • A good team player
  • Numerate
  • Organised
  • Counterbalanced forklift licence or experience (if licence has expired). (Experience in moving heavy oversized items would be an advantage).

41.5 hours a week, Monday – Friday.
Please send your CV and a covering letter highlighting relevant experience to [email protected]
***NO AGENCIES PLEASE***

Role: Part time Stores Assistant

Job description

Updated 1st of February
We are now seeking a Part time Stores Assistant to join the team, working in our busy industrial manufacturing environment

The successful candidate should have:

  • A good aptitude for accuracy 
  • A basic IT knowledge. Training will be given on our in house systems 
  • Ability to work well as part of a team
  • A counterbalance forklift licence would be an advantage but not essential 
  • Diligent

Role includes

  • Maintaining stock levels to production and outside staff
  • Receiving goods into stock
  • Issuing goods from stock
  • Packing of goods for transport as required

Hours Monday – Friday 10.30-14.30.
Please send your CV and a covering letter highlighting relevant experience to [email protected]
***NO AGENCIES PLEASE***


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