Transport and Rail

Rail Maintenance Technician

A Maintenance Technician is needed to work within a busy Rail depot


The role will involve the maintenance and repair of rail freight wagons and associated equipment at various sites in the East Midlands with some work at other UK sites when needed. You will investigate failures, diagnose faults and undertake rectification to prevent recurrence, report all maintenance faults and repairs in accordance with company and customers procedures and standards and ensure all maintenance activities comply with them. You will also operate the Switch and Crossing wagons when necessary on Network Rail Infrastructure.


The ideal candidate will be a time-served maintenance technician with good electrical & mechanical maintenance skills. Experience of rolling stock maintenance and repairs is essential as is the ability to maintain, identify and source problems and to provide requisite repair. You will be working as part of a multi-discipline team and will need a comprehensive engineering & maintenance background with a working knowledge of ISO9002 & ISO14001 quality & environmental standards an advantage. A full UK Driving Licence is required as are good customer care skills.

Any experience of working on the Network Rail infrastructure would be an advantage as would a PTS card but training will be given in these areas. You must be prepared to work in all weather conditions.


The basic salary is £15.80 with overtime rates rising to £31.60 per hour Benefits: 25 annual plus 8 bank holidays / sickness benefit/life assurance / auto-enrolment pension scheme


This is an exciting and varied role within the Rail sector. Please call Adam Jones at Major Recruitment or click Apply Now to send your CV if you would be interested in joining a successful business.

Transport Coordinator/ Administrator

Major Recruitment Oldbury are delighted to be recruiting for a corporate local organisation in the Oldbury area who are seeking an experienced Transport Coordinator to start immediately.

Hours of work are Monday to Thursday 8.30am to 5.00pm with half hour lunch break each day and 8.30am to 1.30pm with no lunch break on Friday of each week – 37 hours in total.

Please note that this role is office based in Oldbury and IS NOT a remote working or hybrid role.

Duties and tasks will include:

» Confirmation of deliveries with customers via email and telephone
» Liaising with suppliers, booking standard and specialised haulage
» Scheduling the day to day transport and loading needs of the division
» Providing general administration
» Communicating with the sales and production departments.

Candidates welcome to apply for the role will have the following:

» Previous experience of working within transport with a good geographical knowledge of the UK would be advantageous
» Product knowledge would be an advantage
» Have the ability to form good working relationships with customers, suppliers and other internal departments
» Be well organised, self-motivated, professional and able to work under pressure
» Be responsible for achieving objectives on own initiative, as well as part of a team
» Be computer literate and able to communicate and record information effectively
» Attention to detail and accuracy is essential
» Must be eligible and able to prove that you can work in the UK.

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