Job Vacancies at Cochran Boilers UK
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Cochran are a Living Wage Employer

Employee Benefits

25 days annual leave (FT) plus bank holidays

Enhanced pension contributions

Pay commensurate with skills and experience

Personal development opportunities

Access to Occupational Health Advisor

Living Wage Employer 

Flexible and Hybrid working practices 

Policy to support growing families 

8.00am to 4.30pm Monday to Thursday 

8.00am to 1.00pm Friday


Equal Opportunities Employer 

We are an equal opportunity employer and encourage and welcome applications from all candidates regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race religions or belief, sex or sexual orientation.


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Vacancies

To apply for all vacancies, please send a covering letter and CV to hr@cochran.co.uk 

 

 Vacancies

 

 Control Systems Engineer

 Mechanical Engineer / CAD Technician

 Welder

 Coded Welder

 Field based Service and Repair Engineers

 IT Manager


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Control Systems Engineer

Due to continued growth, we have an exciting opportunity for a Controls System Engineer within the Engineering department at Cochran. We are looking for a candidate who thrives in a fast paced field, a keen eye for detail and is passionate about delivering continuous improvements to products and services that have stood the test of time over a 125 year heritage.  

What is the role?  Develop and support Control Systems for boiler and combustion equipment | Support and implement engineering solutions for new product and technology upgrades | Working within a cross-functional teamwork with high level of self-initiative | Drive continuous improvement including the use of preventative and reactive problem solving | Maintain back-ups of control system parameters, programs, and software | Create and maintain effective documentation of technical procedures | Structured approach to managing and delivering tasks/projects.

What you will bring?  Experience of Boiler and Combustion Control Systems would be advantageous, although training will be provided | Proficiency in programming e.g. PLCs, Siemens TIA Portal would be advantageous, although training will be provided | Ability to read and define electrical drawings | HNC/HND in electrical Engineering or equivalent | A solid understanding and experience of industry best practice

Working Hours: 37 hours a week, based at our Offices in Newbie near Annan | Competitive Salary, based on skills and experience

How to Apply:  Send a covering letter and CV to hr@cochran.co.uk 


Mechanical Engineer / CAD Technician

Key Objectives: Mechanical Design Engineers are responsible for all stages of a product/specifications, from research and development to design and fabrication/manufacture, through to installation and final commissioning. 


Main Tasks/Responsibilities:  Working in conjunction with production, providing timely calculations/designs/drawings | Project manage design and potential construction opportunities | Assisting in estimation of tenders | Looking for and implementing continuous improvement of existing products | Developing and implementing procedures relating to in-house workflows, installation, testing and end user operational manuals for equipment, including maintenance schedules and spare parts lists | Assisting in the design of quality control documentation/manuals to suit each product | Liaising with suppliers, production, sales, industry experts, project managers, site engineers to establish correct application for each product | Researching, reviewing, checking, approving and ensuring that all products are and remain code compliant to the latest standard | Owning and drive new product designs from start to finish ensuring our products are globally compliant | Provided detailed drawings with SolidWorks/ AutoCAD | Providing technical support and guidance to workshop fabrication teams | Exploring opportunities to minimize cost associated with compliance needs | Driving a PRO-CUSTOMER culture in order to provide proactive and timely service to internal and external customers | Writing reports and documentation | Providing technical advice and support to Senior Design Engineers | Reviewing, analysing and interpreting customer/ supplier data and specifications. 


Desirable Skills and Qualities:  Degree qualified (or experience equivalent) in Mechanical Engineer of similar technical subject | Good computer and IT skills, specifically AutoCAD, spreadsheet and database packages | CAD Design and Drafting experience | Ability to establish problems and come up with innovative, cost effect solutions | Demonstrable experience in a similar role | Relevant design experience in a mechanical or process design role | Relevant experience within a similar industry.



Coded Welder
  • Key Objectives:  to produce consistent level of high quality welded joints on various products, while utilising a diverse range of welding processes & techniques. These are subjected to strenuous inspection with U/T, X-Ray & MPI techniques. 

    Main Tasks/Responsibilities: Welding of shell boilers & pressures vessels constructed to BS2790 and EN12953, using MMA, SAW & FCAW welding processes | Welding of boiler casings, support structures and associated parts using MIG process | Welding of economisers and pipework with TIG welding process 


    Desirable Skills and Qualities:  Time served Coded Welder essential | Completion of Recognised Craft Apprenticeship | ONC Qualification in a relevant engineering discipline | Good overall diversity in various welding processes | Ability to work on own initiative | Conversant with fabrication drawings generated from AutoCAD | Reasonable general fitness level required to undertake many of the processes



Welder

  • Key Objectives:  to produce consistent level of high quality welded joints on various products, while utilising a diverse range of welding processes & techniques. These are subjected to strenuous inspection with U/T, X-Ray & MPI techniques.  

  • Main Tasks/Responsibilities:  Primarily MIG welding of general fabrication and fabricated assemblies | Potential to train on other coded welding processes using MMA, SAW & FCAW  

  • Desirable Skills and Qualities:  Current or previous experience in MIG welding of general fabrications | Completion of Recognised Craft Apprenticeship | Ability to work on own initiative | Conversant with fabrication drawings from AutoCAD

How to Apply Send a covering letter and CV to hr@cochran.co.uk 


    Field Based Service & Repair Engineers

    Cochran has a proud and longstanding history of products and support in the Distillery sector in Scotland and Ireland.  As such we would like to reinforce our service team as the company looks to expand its coverage and release new products.  If you are interested and would like more information or to discuss this opportunity please contact our HR team via hr@cochran.co.uk


    • IT Manager

    • We are currently looking for a proactive and experienced IT Manager to lead our small but critical IT team.  The ideal candidate would have a good understanding of how businesses operate, so as to provide a cost-effective service which meets the needs of the organisation.  A strong background in defining and implementing appropriate IT policies and procedures is important, especially with regards to cyber security.  Effective communication and interpersonal skills are essential in this role.

      A University degree in the field of computer science is preferred but other qualifications will be considered.  The successful candidate will have a minimum of 5 years working in IT and at least 2 years of management experience.

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