• Independent multi-sector recruitment specialist

Major Technical

Field Service Engineer

Major Recruitment are working exclusively with a long standing client to recruit for a full time Field Service Engineer on a permanent basis.

Role- Field Service Engineer

Role Type- Permanent

Salary- £28k – £31

Location- Garforth

Hours of Work- Monday to Friday / 08:30 – 17:30 / Full Time

Purpose of the role-
To service and repair Sweeper Division hire fleet equipment, predominantly at Brighouse Workshops, including field service work.

  1. Key Features

The job holder reports to the Operations Manager on all work and personnel issues and has responsibility for the following:

  • Fault diagnosis, repair and routine maintenance of sweepers and other Company equipment usually at third party premises with minimal supervision, in a safe and economic manner, employing such skills and knowledge as are required at minimum cost to the Company
  • Ensuring that all routine maintenance or repair work is the subject of an accurate and timely written report including details of parts used and time taken on a work record card
  • Carry out repairs and maintenance to vehicles in the Workshop and out in the field
  • Ensuring that all tools and equipment used in the course of any such routine maintenance or repair work are maintained in a clean, tidy and safe condition
  • Ensure that all work engineering areas at Brighouse and the Company van supplied are kept clean, tidy and safe at all times
  • Ensure that safe working practices are observed at all times, in accordance with Company policy, legislation and as instructed by the OM
  • Reporting defective vehicle, tools, or workshop equipment to the OM immediately
  • Examining sweepers and other Company equipment and reporting verbally or in writing regarding their condition

  • Safeguarding the security of vehicles and other work equipment under the job holder’s control
  • Assisting the rental operations department, ensuring weekly stock checks of all hire fleet assets not on ret, as required

  1. Authority
  • The job holder should not carry out additional work without authority from a Maintenance Controller or the OM
  • Use workshop and other fixed plant, hand tools and equipment only where fully trained and authorised to do so
  1. General
  • This job description outlines the main objectives, authority levels and responsibilities of this position at the time of writing. Where necessary and as appropriate to the operation of the business, permanent or temporary changes may be made involving like or related work
  • Significant problems should be reported to the OM in good time
  • Adherence to the Company Health, Safety and Environmental and other relevant policies
  • All staff must respect Company confidentiality and disclose information to customers, suppliers or their agents only as authorised by the directors of the company
  • All service department staff should be prepared to do physical work in or around the premises for such things as stock checks, lorry unloading, demonstrations etc., as instructed by the TOM

Assisting in all duties related to the running of the service department as required and instructed by the RSMS

To apply please hit “APPLY NOW” or call 07815016510 to speak with Clover.

Warehouse Operative

Major Recruitment are working exclusively with our distribution client who are looking to recruit for Warehouse Operatives on a Temporary to Permanent basis. Immediate starts are available.

Role:- Warehouse Operative

Location:- Doncaster (Iport)

Pay Rate:- £10.05 per hour.

Hours Of Work:- Afters 2pm – 10pm (37.5 hours per Week) Monday to Friday with over time paid at time and a half

Role Type:- Temporary to Permanent

Duties will include but aren’t limited to:-

  • Dealing with deliveries of stock.
  • Ensuring that all paperwork is completed when stock is delivered or on collection of orders.
  • Picking of customer orders ensuring accuracy and care
  • Stock control
  • Liaising between the Distribution admin team and other Yard Operatives
  • Packing / re-packing products

Please contact Stacey Mitchell for further information in our Doncaster office or Click “APPPLY NOW”

Junior Estimator

Major Recruitment are working in partnership with a new client to recruit for a Junior Estimator on a permanent basis. This role would be ideal for a graduate looking to get into a career as an estimator and also offer opportunities to learn and develop withing a growing organisation.

Role: Junior Estimator

Role Type: Permanent

Location: York

Hours Of Work: Monday to Friday 8am – 5pm and occasional overtime may be required depending on workload.

Salary: £22,000 – £25,000 this is negotiable depending upon experience

Duties will include but aren’t limited to:

  • As a Junior Estimator / Cost Analyst you will need to prepare work to be estimated by gathering project briefs, specifications, drawings, schedules and related documents
  • Identify labour, materials and schedule requirements as required on a project/project basis
  • Using the in-house costing system generate full estimates, quotations and project schedules for Senior Staff to evaluate – in line with Company procedures
  • Advise on project budgets with relevant members of the Project/Production Management Team.
  • Attend client meetings to discuss potential and ongoing projects
  • Liaise with clients regarding project requirements within their available budgets
  • Prepare project quotations in line with company procedures
  • Junior Estimators will also attend internal meetings, project briefings and debrief meetings with all relevant departments as necessary

The ideal candidate will possess or be able to demonstrate:

  • Relevant qualifications or industry experience
  • Positive attitude to work
  • Highly organised and able to work flexibly
  • Ability to communicate effectively with a wide range of people
  • Driven, enthusiastic and committed
  • Knowledge of construction methods

Click ‘APPLY NOW’ or contact Rickey Sparks in our Doncaster office for further information.

Service Controller

Major Recruitment are working exclusively with a long standing client to recruit for a full time Service Controller on a permanent basis.

Role- Service Controller

Role Type- Permanent

Salary- £20k – 25k

Location- Garforth

Hours of Work: Monday to Friday / 08.30 – 17.30

Role Purpose:
Be responsible for organising a team of highly skilled field-based Engineers ensuring daily optimisation by allocation of breakdown attendance, providing administrative support for all functions of the Service Department, Carry out general service and maintenance control duties, including processing paperwork and updating computer records related to repairs, servicing and parts purchasing

Duties will include but aren’t limited to-

  • Receive breakdown calls/emails from clients and allocate an available field-based Engineer, responding to all maintenance queries professionally and efficiently, logging all breakdowns accurately and in line with company guidelines
  • Deal with telephone enquires in a polite and professional manner, ensuring action is taken on all enquires and perform any follow up communication if necessary
  • Manage Clients expectations whilst delivering valuable customer service
  • Issue a “service and repair” order number to each call log, Monitoring the costs of the repairs completed by the field-based engineers, ensuring this is kept inline with budgets
  • Provide quotations and request order numbers from clients for all damage identified from check-ins, engineer work sheets or service agent reports
  • Liaise closely with clients, primarily by telephone, in order to expedite agreement to recharges and raise invoices at earliest opportunity
  • Raise recharge invoices on the AS400 system
  • Maintain log of vehicle defects requiring action
  • Carry out the general administration and fulfil all actions and procedures required within the service office to ensure that the planned service programme and breakdown repairs of all hire fleet assets are accomplished promptly and within guidelines provided
  • Update computer records and enter/record all engineers and service agents work details against orders issued, identifying any discrepancies should they occur
  • Filing all paperwork generated from the service department
  • Assist and support all Service Managers in any aspect of service and maintenance control, organising servicing and maintenance to Client products and arrange correct ordering of necessary parts, coordinating the field-based engineer to attend the appointment
  • Cover stores control role during holiday’s and absences or otherwise stated by the Stores Controller or Service Supply Manager
  • Support the collation of all training briefs, manuals and certification
  • Deputise for the other Service Managers during holiday absence
  • Day to day authorisation and control of hire fleet equipment repair, servicing and warranty work
  • Check invoices received against orders issued and approve accordingly
  • Expenditure authority in accordance with Dawsongroup’s authorisation document, UK companies
  • Adhere to the company Health, Safety and Environmental act and other relevant policies and laws
  • Respect company confidentiality policy and disclose information to customers, suppliers or their agents only as authorised by the directors of the company
  • Significant problems and issues related to the service department should be reported to the management team in a timely manner
  • Responsible for keeping the depots clean and tidy, including yard and all buildings
  • Carry out daily walk round check of the premises, and report any defects/issues to the Health and Safety Representative and/or Manager
  • Provide accurate weekly / monthly reposts to the management team

The ideal candidate will possess or be able to demonstrate-

Knowledge and Experience

  • Full UK Driving Licence
  • Educated to A level or equivalent
  • Experience in a customer service or scheduling environment
  • Excellent telephone manner and communication skills
  • Experience of Microsoft office packages
  • Numerate to the extent of calculating costs quickly and accurately
  • Ability to work to deadlines
  • Well organised and self-motivated
  • Work to high standards and provide excellent levels of customer care
  • A Good Geographical knowledge
  • Confidence within working in a fast-paced environment
  • The ability to stay calm under pressure
  • The ability to build relationships to motivate and gain the cooperation of the field-based engineers
  • Have the capacity to resolve conflict with a problem-solving mindset
  • Flexibility to react and adapt to rapidly changing scenarios
  • Resilience and a positive attitude to changing situations

To apply please hit “APPLY NOW” or call 07815016510 to speak with Clover.


Major Recruitment are working exclusively with a long standing client to recruit for a full time Sales Administrator on a permanent basis.

Role- Sales Administrator

Role Type- Permanent / Monday to Friday

Salary- £20 – £24k

Location- Garforth

Hours of Work: 08:30 – 17:30

Role Purpose:
To assist in all aspects of the sale of fleet assets including assisting DD Sales Managers in identifying vehicles for sales, maintaining up-to-date Fleet Tab info and fleet status records, and strategically allocating available assets for sale across the branch network.

Duties will include but aren’t limited to-

  • Liaise with Head of Fleet and Transport and Logistics Manager to identify vehicles best suited to a sale
  • Maintain a constant awareness of vehicle utilisation patterns and availability to target sales activity effectively
  • Maintain Sales Pipeline Register (Sales Orders) and follow up on overdue Sales Orders
  • Maintain Sales Register
  • Track invoices and follow up on overdue payments, reconcile with bank daily
  • Process any purchase orders required by the department, by way of example purchase orders for advertising etc
  • Compile and collate weekly and monthly reports for the DD Team
  • Arrange for completed vehicle documents to be sent to buyers to conclude the sale
  • Arrange for spare keys, where required, to be sent to the buyers
  • Liaise with the Engineering Team and Depot Operations to facilitate any repair and maintenance required for sold vehicles
  • Allocate/plan equipment movements on receipt of sales from the DD Sales Managers
  • Assist the Transport and Logistics Manager and Fleet Controllers to facilitate vehicle swap out for sold vehicles and correct vehicle placement for collection from the designated depot
  • Assist DD Sales Managers with input of SID Data and ensure that all SID Data is kept up to date and visible to the business
  • Review SID reports weekly and remind DD Sales Managers to update where necessary
  • Support the businesses asset disposal channel by communicating to the branches which assets have been sold and provide support to the business and branches through helping allocate sold asset swaps and facilitating strategic plans for effective movements and extractions from customers
  • Maintain and develop strong and professional working relationships with all levels of staff, internally and externally, and correctly represents the company to customers and suppliers
  • Co-ordinate the cost-effective use of all department equipment and resources to maximise profit margins
  • As the role involves interaction with many departments in the business, it is ideally placed to identify potential weaknesses in processes or systems which could be made safer or more efficient
  • Any other duties as directed by the Head of Remarketing, Head of Fleet or Managing Director

The ideal candidate will possess or be able to demonstrate-

  • Knowledge and experience in an administrative position
  • Experience within the automotive industry is an advantage
  • Ability to work under own initiative managing a varied workload and complete tasks within a pre-agreed time scale to a high standard, without prompting
  • A professional phone manner and interpersonal skills are essential
  • Knowledge of Microsoft office, especially Excel and Word
  • The ability to develop and maintain their own reports to audit data and provide analysis, as required by the business
  • Attention to detail
  • Self-motivated
  • Exceptional Microsoft Office skills
  • Integrity and responsibility
  • Customer service focus
  • Ability to deliver to a deadline
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Energy and achievement
  • Effective time-management
  • Valid driving licence

To apply please hit “APPLY NOW” or call 07815016510 to speak with Clover.

Customer Service Specialist

Major Recruitment are partnering with a fantastic manufacturing business to recruit for a Customer Service Specialist on a Permanent basis.

Role:- Customer Service Specialist

Role Type:- Temporary

Salary:- £21,000 – £25000 Depending upon experience

Location:- Hellaby

Hours Of Work:- 8:30am – 4:30pm Monday to Friday (37.5 Hours per week)


Our client is looking to add a Customer service specialist to their team this role has scope to progress to a supervisory position in the future for the right candidate. As a Customer Service specialist this role’s primary focus is to ensure that customers needs are fulfilled to the highest possible standard whilst upholding the businesses values and demonstrating excellent customer service at all times.


  • Handling telephone enquiries
  • Order entry
  • Coordinate with all necessary parties to ensure efficient delivery to customers.
  • Ensure accurate and timely input of promotions, prices and discounts into our ERP systems.
  • Accurate and timely maintenance of customer account records within the criteria set out by the company.
  • Timely handling of customer returns and technical claims within the criteria set out by the company.
  • Ensure that all customers both internal and external are kept up-to-date and informed of any necessary information related to their customer accounts.
  • Proactive communication of delivery delays and product alternatives within the criteria set out by the company.
  • Proactive communication of new products within the criteria set out by the company.
  • Proactive selling to customers within the criteria set out by the company.
  • General administrative duties as required to fulfil the role.
  • Perform other duties as assigned or dictated by position responsibilities.

The Ideal Candidate will possess or be able to demonstrate the following:-

  • Previous Customer service experience is essential
  • Excellent Communication skills in both written and verbal
  • Good IT knowledge (MS Office – Essential, ERP, CRM – Desirable)
  • Strong Customer Focus
  • Ability to operate with a high focus on customer service at all times
  • Posses strong organizational skills
  • Be capable of working to deadlines.

Please click “APPLY NOW” or Contact Stacey Mitchell in our Doncaster office for further information.

Electrical Mechanical Engineer

Major Recruitment are partnering with one of the UK’s leading aluminium & stainless recycling companies to recruit for an Electrical Maintenance Engineer.

Role:- Electrical Maintenance Engineer

Role Type:- Permanent

Salary:- £30,000

Location:- Rotherham

Company Overview

My client is one of the leading companies in the UK for the recycling of stainless and alloy materials. They are global market leaders in the business of recycling raw materials.

Main duties and responsibilities

  • Follow all instruction of the maintenance Team Leader
  • Maintain and service of plant and equipment throughout the site as per detail entered into the maintenance software (Agility)
  • Provide planned preventative maintenance as per established schedules
  • Prioritise and select job requests in a risk rating operational approach
  • Advise the maintenance team leader of any maintenance equipment, parts, spares and services that may need ordering, Liaising with the facilities manager or head of operations.
  • Overtime to be worked to accommodate to the need of the business
  • Undertaking risk assessments and other work instructions prior to completing tasks
  • Take responsibility of yourself and other maintenance personnel.
  • Record and maintain all records as instructed.

The ideal candidate will possess

  • A can do attitude.
  • 18th edition electrical training course qualified.
  • Previous plant experience
  • Computer literate
  • Be able to lead by example and demonstrate commitment and continual improvement of the QHSE management system.
  • To undertake any such other duties as may be required, commensurate with your role

Please Click “APPLY NOW” or contact Alex Donnelly in our Doncatser branch for further information.

General Machinist

Major Recruitment are working exclusively with a well know Railway solutions provider to recruit for a General Machinist on a Permanent basis.

Role Type:- Permanent
Location:- Sheffield (S25)
Salary:- £24,000 – £27,000 (Dependant Upon Experience) Salaried
Hours Of Work:- Monday to Friday 8am – 4pm

This role is working for a business who have been established for over 15 years. The ideal Machinist would be looking to progress and be a vital part of a company. You will be carrying out different machining operations according to drawings and specifications,

Duties will include,

  • Running and operating Vertical Machining Centres (Fanuc/Hartrol experience and knowledge would be beneficial).
  • Use of Renishaw OMP40 Dual Optical Inspection and tool setting probe systems.
  • Inspect and measure finished products and compare them with requirements to determine the process has been completed to the required standard.
  • Check and maintain machinery daily to ensure functionality.
  • Knowledge of other manufacturing machines such as CNC press brakes, water cutting machines, and plasma cutting machines would be advantageous.

The ideal candidate will be able to

  • Understand all types of engineering drawings
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • The ability to look at the machining processes and make positive changes to reduce downtime and cycle times.
  • A keen eye for detail.
  • Working to deadlines.
  • Good level of ICT
  • Incorporate 5S disciplines.

Please Click “APPLY NOW” or Contact Alex Donnelly in our Doncaster office for further information.



My Client is looking for a passionate Plater/Welder on a permanent basis who has a real passion for there work, this job will give you complete job security within a constantly growing company, the ideal candidate will have worked within structural steel and have predominantly plated.

This role will be in on an 8am – 4pm basis with overtime readily available, this role will be perfect for someone that has worked away and wanting a better work/life balance.

Our client has already engaged in the delivery of a wide range of high profile projects and on the back of this they have been recently awarded another major contract, making this job secure.

Key Responsibilities

  • Working from supplied assembly drawings to complete fabrication of projects varying in complexity.
  • Measuring and marking out plate and sections for cutting, shaping and drilling. Using varying workshop tools, plant and machinery.
  • Ensure production timings are met.
  • Carry out and record daily/weekly/monthly maintenance and safety checks.
  • Demonstration of previous welding experience via codings (current or lapsed), with varying positions desirable.
  • Reasonable understanding of weld defects under visual inspection desirable.
  • A good work ethic and attitude


  • up to £14.10 p/h with mandatory annual increases
  • Overtime at premium rates
  • On site parking
  • Company Pension
  • 8 hour shifts (Monday-Friday)

Please Click “APPLY NOW” or Contact Alex Donnelly in our Doncaster office for further information

Mechanical Engineer

Mechanical Engineer

Salary: £40,000 – £50,000 (DOE)

Hours of work 8:00am – 17:00pm

Contract: Permanent

My Client currently has an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic & highly motivated, Mechanical Engineer to work within there engineering department, The role is based in Todwith, York with a primary focus on design and engineering of projects spanning the architectural, construction, exhibition and live event sectors. while the role is based on the right individual having worked in these sectors, we would consider candidates with exceptional skill sets.

This job is ideal for an experienced Mechanical Engineer capable of guiding and advising a team of designers and drafts people. You will have excellent communication skills and be able to work well within a team. The department is going through a transformation programme so the right candidate will be flexible, resourceful, and adaptable to change.

Key Responsibilities

  • Conceptual design of stage, performance and special machines to meet client concepts and specifications.
  • Undertake, update and review design risk assessments.
  • Produce and supervise conceptual models in Autodesk Inventor including FEA
  • Develop designs and produce engineering solutions supported with analysis and calculations to achieve better than regulatory standards including Eurocodes, Machinery Directive, CDM Regulations and entertainment Technology – Machinery for stages and CE/UKCA Standards.
  • Work with project managers to ensure machines are built and tested to design and standards.
  • Produce testing schedule’s and witness or verify tests including factory tests and on site commissioning.
  • Act as design lead on single and multi-disciplined projects as and when required.
  • Produce and supervise production of technical documentation.
  • Mentor and develop junior team members.


  • HND or degree in Mechanical Engineering, or similar discipline.
  • Chartered Engineer status is desirable, or working towards.
  • Understanding of the design process, and its associated documentation.
  • Extensive Knowledge of British Standards and Design Regulations.
  • Extensive Knowledge of designing and detailing mechanical systems/components.
  • Knowledge of designing with other materials is desirable.

Personal Attributes

  • Positive attitude to work.
  • highly organised and able to work flexibly, under pressure and to tight deadlines.
  • Willingness to undertake relevant training.
  • Enthusiasm to support other areas of the department as required.
  • Drive, enthusiasm and commitment.

Skills, Experience, Abilities and competence

  • Mechanical calculations/methodical problem solving ability.
  • Technical drawing to BS 8888 or professional standards.
  • Minimum 5 years experience in the design and mechanical systems components (UK gained).
  • Experience with Autodesk Inventor.
  • FE analysis software (preferable Autodesk Nastran/AutoDesk Inventor).
  • Drafting and modelling.
  • Checking work of peers (design, calcs, models etc.
  • Autodesk Vault, and / or Revit, and /or AutoCAD.
  • Previous supervisory experience leading a design team.
  • Commercial awareness.

Please Click “APPLY NOW” or Contact Alex Donnelly in our Doncaster office for further information