Fleet Engineer

  • Job Reference: JOB-8607
  • Date Posted: 19 September 2022
  • Website: https://recruitment.fordandstanley.com/
  • Location: West Midlands, England
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Rolling Stock
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Ford & Stanley – The Rail Recruitment Experts are recruiting a Fleet Engineer for a Private Wagon Hire Company.


The Opportunity

Ford & Stanley recruitment are partnering with a leading Private Rail Wagon Hire company on the search for a Fleet Engineer. This dynamic business is looking for an experienced Rolling Stock engineer to join their growing team, offering technical support and expertise to maintenance contractors to ensure contract compliance and preserving the quality and condition of their assets.

Joining a company that boasts excellent staff retention, including not having to furlough their staff or make any redundancies during the recent Covid-19 pandemic, this role will also benefit from a forward-thinking and dynamic corporate mindset as staff are empowered to make decisions.

Location (s):

Remote – travel throughout Midlands and Southeast


Role and Responsibilities:

  • Provide proactive fleet management to resolve actual and potential problems in a timely manner.
  • Improve fleet availability, reliability and safety standards.
  • Ensure engineer change management process is undertaken correctly


The Candidate

This successful candidate will, for the most part, be responsible for setting their own diary so must be motivated and self-disciplined to ensure all tasks are completed in a timely and efficient manner.

In addition, this role will see the successful candidate engaged with engineering of all types so would suit a generalist engineer, as opposed to being a specialist in one particular area.




  • Rolling Stock engineering experience, freight or passenger
  • All-round engineer, not a specialist.
  • Project management experience; managing contractors and customers.
  • Good report/technical spec writing skills.


Closing Date:  30 September 2022


Likely Job Titles: Fleet Engineer, Reliability Engineer, Performance Engineer, Maintenance Engineer, Maintenance Manager, Fleet Manager


About Ford & Stanley Group

Ford & Stanley Group are in the business of people and performance. Our mission is to create one million better workdays through facilitating great recruitment, leadership and occupational mental fitness.


Ford & Stanley Group Ltd is a Disability Confident Committed employer and is committed to a policy of equal opportunities for all opportunity seekers. We shall adhere to such a policy at all times and will review on an on-going basis all aspects of recruitment to avoid unlawful or undesirable discrimination. We will treat everyone equally irrespective sex, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, marital or civil partnership status, age, disability, colour, race, nationality, ethnic or national origin, religion or belief or political beliefs and we place an obligation upon all staff to respect and act in accordance with the policy.