Here's what we're looking for:
See individual job descriptions for specific qualifications and experience required.
As well as offering a competitive salary and ongoing training, Centrax also offers great benefits:
It’s our people that make us great – with many backgrounds and strengths, we share one goal: to exceed customer expectations. Our staff work within a variety of teams in the following areas:
The Centrax Sales and Marketing team identifies business opportunities with Customers, both new and returning, for the potential sales of gas turbine generator sets. We grow our client relationships and develop their business energy solutions using our knowledge and technical expertise to obtain the perfect fit.
As a leading international power generation company language skills are of great value to us, alongside the core commercial and technical engineering know-how required throughout the process.
Centrax Engineering Services carries out Project Management, Engineering and Installation of Centrax Power Generation equipment.
The Projects team is responsible for delivery of assigned projects on time, to specification and within budget. They are a customer-facing department providing the single point of contact between Centrax and the Customer.
Engineering create the technical solutions that deliver fit-for-purpose products and services to meet the needs of the market and both internal and external customers. A team of highly skilled professional Engineers use the most up-to-date technology and tools to develop their ideas bringing quality, cost-effective products to market.
The Installation team manages the delivery and installation at customer sites of gas turbine generation packages and balance of plant.
The departments within Original Equipment look after the Assembly of the generator sets, Procurement, Quality, Engine Repair/Overhaul and Testing.
In Assembly staff work together to produce the Siemens Energy 300, 400 and 501-powered units which are sold worldwide. Working alongside and supporting the operations are 2 other sections: Fabrication/Welding and Turbine Repair.
Procurement is responsible for both short and long-term activities that are in line with departmental and company strategies. They negotiate supplier contracts to lower total costs, reduce lead times and improve quality standards.
Within Quality there are 3 areas: Testing, Auditing & Compliance and Control/Inspection. All ensure that the products supplied to and by Centrax meet the design and specification required for long-term and reliable services while retaining our ISO9001, ISO14001 and PED approvals.
Once the generator sets have been sold and installed, this department handles every aspect of supporting our Customers’ requirements.
We have over 70 ‘hands-on’ engineers operating from the UK and depots throughout Europe, (Ireland, France, Italy, Spain, Germany, the Netherlands) Tunisia and Russia. Their job is to ensure our generator sets, over 300 worldwide, are maintained and kept operational in line with our long-term contractual service agreements and within the current Health and Safety regulations and procedures.
The Head Office in Newton Abbot, Devon provides the customer with logistical and technical backup, all aspects of gas turbine repair and overhaul, administration for the service agreements and parts and tooling to maintain the generator sets.
Our Business Systems team provides support to a rapidly growing company. At present there are approximately 250 users across many countries of which 100+ have laptops or are remote users.
Security, reliability and recovery are the team’s main priorities along with providing a good customer service to all users.
With many server devices on the network, to work in our Business Systems team you would need a broad knowledge of IT.
The department is divided into 3 sections:
In an export-driven environment and with a number of overseas depots, filing of financial reports must be done to strict deadlines and timetables. This includes compliancy with overseas tax regimes i.e. supporting overseas professional advisors in the submission of foreign tax returns.
With over 250 employees, many are located overseas requiring liaison with local in-country professional advisors.
HR provides a HRM service to the Directors, Managers and Employees. Particular emphasis is on setting up practices and procedures, including foreign language contracts of employment, job evaluation/recruitment/training and performance management, while keeping up with legislation and best practice.
You can apply for current vacancies by clicking on ‘Apply Now’ and submitting your details. Once we have reviewed your application we will include you in our shortlisting. If you are successful at this stage, we will invite you to an interview where you can meet the manager you will be working for and see what Centrax has to offer you while we get to know you. For successful candidates we will make an offer of employment and, subject to satisfactory checks, you will join our team.
See below for our current career opportunities.
Centrax are seeking an Acoustic Design Engineer to deliver engineering solutions with a professionally managed level of risk to meet project, business and contractual requirements to the defined budget and schedule. This role will be primarily based in Newton Abbot.
Centrax are seeking a Principal Mechanical Engineer for delivery of effective mechanical Engineering solutions within a professionally managed level of risk to meet project, business and contractual requirements to the defined budget and schedule.
Centrax are seeking a suitably experienced individual who will be responsible to the Engineering Manager for delivery of fit for purpose technical publications e.g. Operation and Maintenance Manuals, Training Manuals, etc., and product training e.g. internal training courses (to Centrax employees) and external training courses (to customers). Technical publications and product training may be in multi-languages to meet project, business and contractual requirements. This role will be Newton Abbot office based when not required to travel. Start date will be subject to completion of pre-employment screening.
Centrax are looking to appoint an experienced Accounts Assistant, AAT foundation or above, who can be flexible to support the needs of the Finance Department in meeting stringent weekly and monthly reporting deadlines. Reporting to the Divisional Accountant, this position will be Newton Abbot office based.
Centrax is seeking an experienced Mechanical Fitter as part of its Assembly team to produce generator sets and repair gas turbine engines at its Newton Abbot facility. Start date will be subject to satisfactory pre-employment screening.
Centrax Gas Turbines is an international business specialising in the manufacture, installation and support of Combined Heat & Power Gas Turbine Generators for a Europe-wide customer base.
Centrax International employs teams of Resident Technicians within European Countries to provide maintenance support and emergency repair of generators for customers throughout. The Resident Technicians are assisted by Pool Engineers from the UK to provide the level of service required by Customers.
The Secretary provides a full range of admin and secretarial services to support the Department's operations and reports to the manager and technical supervisor.
Centrax are seeking an Assembly Manager who will be responsible for the assembly of Centrax Gas Turbine Generator Sets and other associated products that meet the required quality, as well as the customer and business requirements including on time delivery.
Centrax is seeking a UK Resident Senior Service Engineer to provide an efficient and effective service to our Customer Support Division. The post is predominantly UK based but overseas working may be required. The post will be home based although you will be expected to attend the Newton Abbot site on occasion. Start date will be subject to satisfactory pre-employment screening.
Centrax is seeking experienced Service Engineers to work within the Customer Support department to carry out all aspects of service, maintenance and commissioning activities to ensure the highest quality of support for the customer at all times. Start date will be subject to completion of satisfactory pre-employment screening.
You don’t need to have years of experience to work at Centrax – we also offer graduate and apprenticeship schemes if you’re at the beginning of your career and want to earn while you learn.
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