Materials Handling & Automation

We have many years experience and an extensive network of talent within the materials handling sector

Expertise in powder handling, mechanical conveying, warehouse automation, intralogistics and pallet and fork lift truck providers

Newman Stewart took the time to learn about our business, where it had come from and where it was going to. They have placed a number of key people into our business, and remain my recruitment partner of choice. Director of Heavy International, Schenck Process

UK Manufacturing and materials handling have gone through a lot of change in recent years but continue to show signs of robustness as the economy goes through an uncertain time.  In order to stimulate growth, companies must adapt, change and recruit personnel with the required skill sets and experience to fully embrace the prospects that are presented to them. We work across a number of materials handling sectors ranging from powder handling, mechanical conveying, to warehouse automation and intralogistics and pallet and fork life truck providers.

Our clients include

Schenck Process, Buhler, Matcon, Camfil, Zeppelin, Spiroflow, Clyde Bergmann, Swisslog, Dematic, Rema Tip Top, Canning Conveyors, Spirotech, Spiroflow, Samson, Saxlund, SSI Schafer, Still Materials Handling and many more.

Through our experience we have gained an excellent understanding of the materials handling sector and the challenges it faces, delivering high performing talent through our carefully developed and nurtured network of industry experts, on time and to budget. Our areas of specialism include:

Automation & Materials Handling Systems

  • Warehouse Automation
  • Robotics
  • Conveying
  • Automated Guided Vehicles
  • Vision Systems
  • X-Ray Systems
  • Process Control
  • Weighing
  • End of Line Packaging Machinery
  • Intralogistics
  • Pallets and fork lift trucks

Bulk Materials Handling/ Solids Handling & Processing/ Process Engineering

  • Solids handling and processing
  • Food Powder processing
  • Second line automation
  • Process control
  • Milling, drying & feeding
  • Weighing
  • Conveying
  • Mixing
  • Dosing
  • Strapping and wrapping
  • Industrial weighing
  • Retail weighing
  • Retail slicing
  • Flour milling
  • Rice milling
  • Silos
  • Colour sortation
  • Turnkey process plant
  • Mechanical conveying
  • Grain handling & conveying
  • Belt conveying
  • Air bed conveying
  • Pneumatic conveying
  • Conveyor belting
  • Conveyor rollers
  • Screw conveyors
  • Mining and minerals handling
  • Sugar handling
  • Sugar processing
  • Wear lining
  • Measurement and sensors
  • Diesel engines
  • Powder containment
  • Vacuum packing
  • Crushing
  • Screening
  • Air pollution and control
  • Animal Feed Processing Plant & Machinery

Liquid Handling & Process Plant Engineering

  • Turnkey Process Plant
  • Liquid Handling & Storage
  • Liquid conveying

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Project Sales Engineer - Milling Solutions

Project Sales Engineer - Milling Solutions

£40,000-£50,000 dependant on experience Bonus Benefits

Northwest

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join a leading global provider of engineering food processing equipment for the cereal, grain millings and related powdered processing industries. With a history of over 100 years globally and a commitment to continuous research and development, our client provides products at the forefront of technology.

Reporting to the Area Manager for Milling Solutions, the Project Sales Engineer is responsible for developing engineered process plant solutions; incorporating equipment, systems and site installation services. Projects will range in value from £50k to £500k. You will be required to travel across the UK & Ireland as is required. The successful candidate will possess the skills and competences to take an initial enquiry through to project handover.

The ideal candidate will currently be operating in a similar role and environment, or perhaps you are a project or process engineer who is looking to move into a sales engineering role. We are especially interested to hear from candidates with a background in industrial flour milling or food factory project design. You must be able to demonstrate that you are a career achiever at the highest level, with appropriate professional mechanical engineering credentials and corresponding career history. Preferably you will possess AutoCAD experience, although this is not a requirement for the position, plus possibly additional training in sales, though most importantly you have a desire to develop or further your career in project solution engineering.

In return you will have the opportunity to work in a global leading business with global resources to support you in your success and to allow you to grow your career.. Interested parties should apply accordingly or contact John Tilbrook in the first instance for a confidential conversation. Contact details can be found via the Newman Stewart website.

Newman Stewart is a privately owned, leading provider of Executive Search, Management Selection, Executive Outplacement, Salary Benchmarking and Psychometric Assessment services. With offices in Leeds and London we identify excellent people for our excellent clients, nationally and internationally and we are proud of the results that we deliver.

Area Sales Manager

Area Sales Manager
£30k - £35k Car Benefits
Yorkshire

Our Client

Our client is a leading Materials Handling company with over 25 years' experience. Due to continued growth and success they are seeking an experienced Area Sales Manager to join their team, covering the Yorkshire region.

The Role

Our client is looking for a sales focused and customer driven individual to develop and identify opportunities for sales around the identified region.

As Area Sales Manager you will strive to achieve yearly targets selling a range of capital machinery equipment. You will be expected to generate new sales leads and business development opportunities by researching sources of new business as well as looking after existing clients.

The successful candidate should have proven experience within the Materials Handling industry - this would be an advantage but is not essential. You should have a successful track record of creating first class customer relationships and exceeding sales targets. They are looking for a highly motivated, ambitious and proven technical sales advisor.

To Apply

This is an excellent opportunity in a challenging, fast paced and dynamic business. Interested parties should apply accordingly or contact Katie Shann in the first instance for a confidential conversation. Contact details can be found via the Newman Stewart website.

About Us

Newman Stewart is a leading executive search firm, delivering high performing candidates to high profile and difficult to fulfil assignments. With a vast proven track record of success both nationally and internationally, we are the recruitment partner of choice to many blue chip, medium and small organisations.

Systems Engineer

Systems Engineer
Salary to attract the best benefits
Northwest

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join a leading provider of bulk materials handling equipment to a variety of processing industries worldwide. Reporting to the Area Manager, the Systems Engineer is responsible for profitable project management from initial enquiry through production and final equipment commissioning.

Working in close collaboration with the sales department, manufacturing representatives and directly with customers, you will be analysing designs for process and equipment selection, as well as developing proposals and communicating design instructions to production and engineering colleagues.

The ideal candidate will currently be operating in a similar role and environment - a background in capital equipment is essential, as is a basic understanding and knowledge of the technologies related to material handling equipment. Most importantly you are a career achiever at the highest level, you can work under pressure and are willing to travel extensively nationally and occasionally internationally. You possess excellent problem solving skills and are comfortable working on multiple projects at one time, with an ability to plan and prioritise workload to meet objectives and timescales.

In return you will have the opportunity to work in a global leading business with global resources to support you in your success and to allow you to grow your career. Interested parties should apply accordingly or contact John Tilbrook in the first instance for a confidential conversation. Contact details can be found via the Newman Stewart website.

Newman Stewart is a privately owned, leading provider of Executive Search, Management Selection, Executive Outplacement, Salary Benchmarking and Psychometric Assessment services. With offices in Leeds and London we identify excellent people for our excellent clients, nationally and internationally and we are proud of the results that we deliver.