logo Karen Stilgoe

I joined Jenrick Engineering in November 2003. Initially I started my career as a Technical Consultant and within 6 months had been promoted to Senior Consultant.

My first major account I developed was a 1st Tier Automotive OEM and placed a range of engineers within this sector from Draughting / Design, Maintenance, Quality / Technical to Project Programme Managers.

The next major account that I developed was within a manufacturing FMCG site that was closing down manufacturing within the UK and moving abroad. I supplied a large number of contract engineers that maintained, de-commissioned and then carried out the installation abroad along with training their local engineers. This account opened the door within the FMCG marketplace and allowed me to develop my niche area within the marketplace: Food / FMCG.

Over the last 10 years I have been extremely successful in placing both contract and permanent engineers ranging from Maintenance, Project, Design / Draughting, Quality / Technical to Management level.

With my knowledge and reputation network within the FOOD / FMCG marketplace, I am developing the “food and drink” division within Jenrick as Business Manager. This role will allow me to be the “complete recruitment solution” to companies within these sectors.

My knowledge of this market, coupled with my track record for delivery, makes me the ideal recruitment partner for your general recruitment needs and also for companies that are running specific projects and the whole solution for new division / site opening / large installation of machinery.

In summary, I have the versatility of successfully serving different market industries, I have a wealth of knowledge on engineering / technical machinery along with capabilities of engineers and I believe more than 100% that I am the right “recruitment solution” for your business, as my testimonials demonstrate.

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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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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
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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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