Current Vacancies

Current positions available are listed below, please click to expand for details.

Project Manager


Molins’ projects range from large, complex first of a kind developments to relatively small repeat projects which deliver standard products. All projects are managed by a dedicated team of project managers.

Reporting to the Engineering Director, the successful candidate will be responsible for leading projects though initiation, planning, implementation, control and completion whilst meeting budget, schedule and quality requirements.  Candidates who can demonstrate experience of senior project management such that they are able to contribute quickly and strongly to our current project portfolio will have a clear advantage.

Experience of high speed, high value capital equipment for pharmaceutical, FMCG, food and drink or similar industries is beneficial but is not essential.


Minimum BEng / BSc (hons) degree, (2:1), in an engineering discipline. Alternatively, a professional qualification in project management with a proven track record.


  • Extensive, proven project management experience gained through leading substantial ‘first of a kind’ development projects (£100K to £1M+) in the engineering / automation field.  Such projects will have carried a high degree of technical risk across a wide range of engineering disciplines and been delivered within budget, against tight timescales, whilst meeting customer expectations
  • Excellent customer facing skills and ability to develop valuable relationships with customers at a senior level
  • Demonstrable experience of thriving in a multi-disciplined environment
  • Experience of internal change and improvement projects
  • Fluent in Microsoft Project

Personal Characteristics

The successful candidate will be required to gain immediate credibility inside and outside the company and will be self-motivated, ambitious and able to take the lead.

  • Excellent communicator - verbal and written at all levels, internally and externally
  • Enthusiastic, energetic hardworking and determined to succeed
  • Very flexible in outlook, keen to learn and open to new ideas
  • Self-disciplined with excellent time management skills and a good organiser
  • Team player, flexible and possessing a sense of humour
  • Commercially astute and able to see the big picture
  • Willing to travel within the UK and overseas



  • Excellent Salary
  • Generous pension scheme and life assurance
  • 28 days annual leave, plus bank holidays
  • Annual performance related bonus (discretionary)
  • Childcare voucher scheme

Commissioning Engineer

The successful candidate will:
  • Assist in the development and aftermarket support of complex automation and novel low volume products for demanding applications.
  • Work closely with engineers and project managers to ensure that project deliverables meet the essential requirements for commercial success.
Key responsibilities:
  • Providing technical expertise and assistance throughout machine lifecycle from build to post acceptance maintenance
  • Working closely alongside the engineering and technician teams
  • Creating, maintaining and executing test specifications
  • Supervising the assembly and test of equipment at customer sites including the supervision of technicians as required
  • Support at customer site for continuous improvements and service activities  
  • To contribute in design reviews with peers and others
  • To foster and maintain good customer relationships and to help identify new business opportunities
Key requirements
  • HNC/HND in Mechanical Engineering or Electrical Engineering is desirable but not essential.
  • Experience of machine installations, commissioning, maintenance and troubleshooting
  • Strong fault finding skills
  • Able to read engineering drawings and electrical schematics
  • Following, creating and updating test documentation
  • Good oral and written communication skills
  • Customer facing skills
  • Good practical 'hands-on' skills
  • Working knowledge of machine safety and health and safety in the workplace
  • Experience of managing others
  • Good IT skills
The candidate must be willing to travel (sometimes at short notice) throughout the UK and overseas to assist in the commissioning of equipment and provide aftermarket support.

This position would suit a qualified technical apprentice or an experienced technician looking to combine practical hands-on skills with engineering-based responsibilities to work on high end, complex products. The position may also suit a recent engineering graduate with a mechanical bias and proven hands-on experience.


Please contact Fiona Turner, Human Resources Manager for further information on any of the positions listed above or use the online application form to apply.