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Are you looking for the opportunity to ensure the reliability for a fleet of heavy on-track rail maintenance machines, working for a major player in the sector?

The Opportunity

Ford & Stanley – The Rail Recruitment Experts are working with a global train track maintenance provider that have recently won a major project with Network Rail for specialist on track plant and have nearly doubled the number of specialist maintenance machines they operate. Due to an internal promotion, they require a resourceful, problem-solving Reliability Engineer to uphold the high reputation of the company by ensuring high levels of reliability and driving positive changes to maintenance process.


Hybrid, Eastwood, Sherwood Park (Annesley), travelling to various sites around the UK.

Role and Responsibilities:

  • Investigate and solve faults and failures of on-track machinery.
  • Proposing solutions to prevent reoccurrence.
  • Collecting reliability data to propose machine improvements, suggesting minor modifications.
  • Presenting solutions to the client.


The Candidate

With experience working with heavy machinery, the ideal candidate will have an engineering background and be a quick learner capable of mastering their understanding of a variety of electrical and mechanical systems. Proactive communication will be key due to the requirement to report to the client and liaise with a variety of internal stakeholders.


  • VMI (Vehicle Maintenance Instructions) Experience, writing and amending.
  • Hands-on experience.
  • HND / HNC / BEng / Apprenticeship Trained.
  • Experience with engineering drawings and planning minor modifications.

Closing Date:  Please apply ASAP, as soon as the chosen candidate is identified applications will close.

Likely Job Titles: Reliability Engineer, Maintenance Engineer, Fleet 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: Annesley
    • Date posted:
    • Salary:£35000 - £45000