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After completing a college course in Business Studies I went into Event Management for almost three very enjoyable and challenging years. I then decided to take a career break and travel for a year, mostly around the Far East and Australia.

I came back feeling re-energised, and after short-term jobs working in Health Clubs (my out of work passion), I had the opportunity to join Jenrick Engineering.

So, in June 2005 I embarked upon my career in Technical Engineering Recruitment and have never looked back. It feels like each day I am learning something new, but that's what makes the environment so enjoyable - each day is a new challenge. The company ethos here is excellent and there is a real appreciation for hard work whilst maintaining a strong work/life balance.

During my time at Jenrick I have created some excellent working relationships with clients across a number of markets from FMCG Food to Automated plants. Recruiting a variety of contract and permanent roles, from Electrical & Mechanical Maintenance through to senior level positions such as Chief Engineer & Engineering Management.

My greatest achievements so far have been working closely with Coors, Walkers (Pepsico), Samworth Group, Tulip Foods, Florette, Holland & Barrett and Vanderlande.

Our ethos is that if we cannot save a client time and money, which we are convinced we can; then we aren't doing our job properly.

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The Jenrick Group is regarded as one of the leading recruitment companies within the UK and is a four time "Sunday Times Top 100 Company to Work For".

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Julie Alton


Julie Alton

Managing Director

I know that it may sound cliché, but recruitment really is my passion. I have worked in Engineering Recruitment since 1993 and always strive to be known for providing quality recruitment solutions. In an industry where reputation is foremost, I have aimed to maintain a high-quality, honest-service approach throughout all of my roles.

In 2000 I was approached to join the Simon Holdings Group, with a view to extending their Technical Recruitment presence into the Midlands, thereby complementing the progress of their Jenrick Engineering brand in the South since 1967.

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Maintenance Engineer

Job Reference: CC/HQ00057278
Job Location: Plymouth
Job Type: Permanent

Maintenance Engineer, Plymouth, £43,450, 4 on 4 off   Maintenance Engineer required to join the team within a FMCG process and packing plant    Maintenance Engineer Role:As the Maintenance Engineer your key responsibilities will be: Mechanical and Electrical support to ensure performance of all production and packaging machinery (i.e. Production Lines, Filling Lines, Conveyors and packaging machinery).Carrying out reactive...

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Night Shift Maintenance Engineer

Job Reference: CC/HQ00057277
Job Location: Milton Keynes
Job Type: Permanent

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Multi skilled Day Engineer to join a market leading food company based in the Milton Keynes area.     This role will suit a proactive and driven Maintenance Technician, Shift Engineer, Multi skilled Technician or Night Shift Engineer looking to join a rewarding company.      The Role      You will provide both electrical and mechanical maintenance to all...

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Maintenance Contractor

Job Reference: CCV/HQ 00002515T2
Job Location: Norfolk
Job Type: Contract

Maintenance Contractor or Maintenance Engineer, Norfolk Multi skilled, Electrically biased ongoing contractAdhoc day shifts  This contract falls INSIDE IR35 Are you a Maintenance Engineer or Maintenance Contractor looking for your a contract or a Maintenance Engineer working a permanent role looking to earn extra We have a requirements for multiple Maintenance Contractors to start on contract on an adhoc basis asap. The Maintenance...

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Maintenance Engineer

Job Reference: CC/HQ0005714022T2
Job Location: Hertfordshire
Job Type: Permanent

Maintenance Engineer, Bishops Stortford, £43,500, Shift: DAYS only An exciting opportunity has arisen for an Electrical Maintenance Engineer to join a multi national company at their purpose built factory in the Bishops Stortford areaAs the Maintenance Engineer your key responsibilities will be to provide Electrical and Mechanical support to ensure performance of production and automation machinery are running at their optimum...

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Site Engineering Manager

Job Reference: CC/HQ00057236T2
Job Location: Bridgwater
Job Type: Permanent

Site Engineering Manager, Bridgewater, Circa £70,000 + Bonus, Car Allowance and BenefitsA new opportunity has arisen for a Site Engineering Manager or Chief Engineer to join the team within the FMCG industry to lead the Engineering function at a state of the art manufacturing site in Bridgwater.   The Site Engineering Manager must have proven experience of managing large engineering teams within a fast paced environment and be...

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Maintenance Engineer

Job Reference: CC/HQ00057010T5
Job Location: Gravesend
Job Type: Permanent

Electrical bias Maintenance Engineer, Kent, Days £45,000 Electrical Maintenance Engineer with experience of workoing within a manufacturing industry is required to join the team within a leading food processand packing site in the Gravesend area of Kent                  The Maintenance Engineer will diagnose and rectify maintenance faults on site whilst performing planned maintenance on the...

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