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Requirement for an Electrically biased engineer to work on projects retrofitting brand new technology onto fleets of vehicles, some manufactured in the 1960’s, and be at the forefront of one of the biggest changes in the UK Rail Industry.


Ford & Stanley – The Rail Recruitment are recruiting a Project Engineer for one of the biggest Freight Operating Companies in the UK.


The Opportunity

Ford & Stanley Recruitment are working with one of the biggest Freight Operating Companies in the UK on their search for a Project Engineer.

This is an expansion position in the team to ensure these engineering works are completed in a risk-free way, contributing to the businesses goal of becoming the biggest Freight Operating Company in the UK.

Having a focus on Continuous Improvement, the successful candidate will already have a good understanding of Diesel and Electric locomotive maintenance and some experience delivering projects.



Remote role with UK travel.


Role and Responsibilities:

  • Organising and supporting locomotive surveys across the UK to support the First-in-Class (FiC) fitment plan
  • Assisting in the design scrutiny of First-in-Class (FiC) designs which will include detailed analysis of mechanical, electrical, and pneumatic diagrams, testing procedures ensuring safety compliance and successful system integration.
  • Programme support – Surveys; Design House engagement; Administration




  • Rail Freight Maintenance Experience
  • Full UK Drivers Licence




  • Electrically Biased
  • Project Engineer/ Project Manager Experience


Closing Date:  7 April 2023


Likely Job Titles: Mechanical Engineer, Electrical Engineer, Locomotive Engineer, Maintenance Engineer, Project Engineer, Rolling Stock Engineer


About Ford & Stanley Group

Ford & Stanley Group are in the business of people and performance. Our mission is to create one million better workdays through facilitating great recruitment, leadership and occupational mental fitness.


Ford & Stanley Group Ltd is a Disability Confident Committed employer and is committed to a policy of equal opportunities for all opportunity seekers. We shall adhere to such a policy at all times and will review on an on-going basis all aspects of recruitment to avoid unlawful or undesirable discrimination. We will treat everyone equally irrespective sex, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, marital or civil partnership status, age, disability, colour, race, nationality, ethnic or national origin, religion or belief or political beliefs and we place an obligation upon all staff to respect and act in accordance with the policy.


    • Job type: Permanent
    • Location: UK
    • Date posted:
    • Salary:£50000 - £55000