Industrial Projects Engineer – Rail

Bender UK is part of the Bender Group, a global, family run company with a leading reputation for innovation in the design and manufacture of electrical safety products.

Due to rapid growth over the past few years, we currently have an exciting vacancy for a newly created role as a Projects Engineer within our Industrial team.

Industrial Projects Engineer - Rail

Main Purpose

The ultimate responsibility of this role is to manage and oversee Industrial projects and subsequent Service opportunities across the full spectrum of the portfolio within the Industrial Sector.

Key Responsibilities

The Bender UK Industrial Team operates within the following sectors:

  • Rail
  • Data Centre
  • Renewable energy
  • Oil, Gas & Mining
  • Manufacturing
  • E-Mobility
  • Maritime

This hybrid role will be responsible for ensuring the smooth and accurate installation of our equipment in a wide variety of environments and ensuring that all post project documentation is completed.

You will need to be able to understand the requirements of a project from a customer’s perspective and arrange and place subsequent orders with suppliers, ensuring equipment is delivered and invoiced on completion.

There is travel involved within this role as you would be expected to attend site meetings as required to represent Bender UK before, during and after install, continuously liaising with all parties in the Bender and sub-supply supply chain to ensure the projects are completed to a high standard.

Project Engineers will also support the Bender UK Sales Team by offering technical advice and information by phone, email or even in person onsite if required.


You will need to have a full, clean UK drivers licence and a willingness to travel across the UK to oversee projects on-site when required.
We are looking for someone who is competent, courteous and professional who can demonstrate dedication to their stakeholders both internally and externally, possesses excellent time management skills and has the drive and desire to succeed.

You will be computer literate, and the ability to use Salesforce CRM would be a distinct advantage.

The role involves regular communication with both internal colleagues and external customers within a wide variety of different industries on a wide variety of projects of different sizes – the ability to work collaboratively and problem solve is a must! The person we are looking for will have a background in Electrical Engineering with an NVQ3, ONC or equivalent in electrical engineering being advantageous, as would previous knowledge of the Bender equipment portfolio.

You should be reliable and flexible – this role will involve travel, so you should hold a full, clean drivers’ licence, be a self-starter and prepared to travel within the UK. A company vehicle, mobile phone, laptop and i-Pad will be provided to enable you to do your job.

In addition to a competitive salary Bender UK offers the following benefits:

  • Company Pension scheme after 6 month qualifying period
  • BUPA private medical insurance after 12 months
  • Employee rewards scheme
  • Death-in-service benefit
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • 25 days holiday plus Bank Holidays
  • Cycle to Work schemes
  • Company Events
  • Bonus Scheme

This is an exciting opportunity to be a part of the growing team at Bender UK, while working for a thriving, global, family-owned company which is an expert in electrical safety. It is a long-term permanent position with excellent career prospects, it would suit someone with experience in both driving sales and motivating people.

Interested, and keen to apply? Click Here to apply now!

Bender UK is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, pregnancy, genetic information, citizenship status, or any other characteristic protected by law

Bender UK is aware of its obligations under the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and is committed to processing your data securely and transparently. Our full privacy policy can be found on our company website

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Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: £30,000.00-£40,000.00 per year


  • Company car
  • Company events
  • Company pension
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Employee discount
  • Enhanced maternity leave
  • Enhanced paternity leave
  • Flexitime
  • Free parking
  • On-site parking
  • Private medical insurance
  • Sick pay
  • Store discount
  • Work from home

Work Location: Hybrid remote in Ulverston.

This article was originally published by Bender UK.

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