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Interested in a career with McCulloch Rail?

We’re always on the look out for talented individuals. Take a look at our job opportunities below or call us on 01465 831 350 to discuss any vacancies.

POS Manager Role

McCulloch Rail are a highly regarded specialist rail plant service company who also offer Plant Operations Scheme to our clients.   We are currently looking to recruit a POS Manager to join our dedicated team.
This is a permanent opportunity, and the successful candidate will be rewarded with a competitive salary and package.

Key Accountabilities

Lead and direct the Works Managers (POS) to achieve business objectives and meet key performance measures.
Liaise with the Planning team to optimise the overall requirements for On Track Plant and identify opportunities for the business to benefit with their resource and equipment.
Manage the OTP work plans to ensure good standards to meet business timescales, identify the correct plant and equipment required, and co-ordinate staff accordingly for certain work requirements.
Carry out compliance and assurance checks on site-based activities and paperwork.
Maintain and build relationships with existing and new clients.
Investigate and report on safety and operational issues.
Report on plant performance and carry out regular review meetings.

Essential Skills & Qualities

Experience in OTP including plant management and planning process and technique.
Have good knowledge of the Infrastructure Plant Manual IPM0200 (Especially module P521)
Knowledge of safety and compliance management processes
Knowledge of track access planning, possession planning and competence requirements to operate plant and equipment.
Good communication skills
Must hold PTS and have good IT skills.
Must hold a full, clean driving licence.

Desirable Skills

OTP Core
Lift Planner
ALO knowledge briefing
Knowledge of Rail Industry Standards such as RIS-1530
Knowledge of LOLER and PUWER, and other lifting standards

To apply for this role, please forward your CV along with a covering letter to –


Closing date: Friday 2nd July

Group HR Manager Role

McCulloch Group consists of three companies each supporting each other.

  • McCulloch Rail are one of the UK’s leading Rail company’s delivering services to the UK rail sector for over 27 years. 
  • McCulloch International offer a high-quality service to customers on a global basis.
  • S & C Engineering are a product design and development business recent acquired by the group

McCulloch Group is looking for an HR Manager to join their Senior Leadership team on a permanent, full time basis supporting over 200 employees across several sites throughout the UK.

Based at our Office in Doncaster you will be a vital member of the leadership team working with the Board of Directors to meet organisational goals and to deliver all Human Resources activities across the business.

Our industry is fast-paced and it is important that all our leaders are approachable and able to respond quickly. We are looking for someone who can provide effective and commercial HR across the business whilst keeping employee wellbeing at the forefront of what we do.

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Recruitment, development and management of the HR team.
  • Planning, implementing and presenting the future HR strategies of the business.
  • Creating and implementing company policies and procedures
  • Ensuring that the company’s HR budget is allocated effectively and that it is fully adhered to.
  • Building relationships with all senior managers across the group advising on all aspects of HR and ensuring that all company policies are being adhered to across the business.
  • Keeping up to date with all relevant legislation 
  • Working with appropriate teams to deliver projects and advice in a reasonable timeframe and to meet agreed deadlines.
  • Undertaking investigatory/disciplinary meetings, with the authorisation to take relevant disciplinary action, up to and including dismissal.
  • Leading change management

The ideal candidate will have –

  • CIPD Level 5 or where no formal qualifications exist, proven relevant experience in a similar environment.
  • Up-to-date employment law knowledge
  • Be comfortable working in a ‘hand on’ leadership role.
  • Have strong knowledge of employment issues.
  • Have excellent communication skills at all levels with a high level of confidentiality.
  • Be able to work on your own initiative and make decisions quickly when necessary.
  • Have the ability to coach others at all levels.

If you are interested in this role, please send your CV to enquiries@mccullochrail.com

Closing Date: 10th March 2021

Vehicle & Plant Technician - Bawtry

Vehicle & Plant Technician

McCulloch Rail


Full-time, Permanent

Vehicle & Plant Technician

Company Overview

An exciting opportunity has arisen due to continued growth for an experienced Vehicle & Plant Technician to join the team at our Bawtry Depot, South Yorkshire. McCulloch Rail have been established for over 28 years and have expanded to have 4 yards/offices based in Scotland, Doncaster, Luton.

Job Overview

Perform preventive and regular maintenance and repairs to an extensive fleet of vehicles, plant and equipment. You will be responsible for helping the company maintain and improve their high reliability levels for plant performance. The successful candidate will work closely with the Engineering Manager to deliver planned maintenance and unique projects on time in a professional capacity. The role will also rely on using the company’s software programmes to record maintenance activities on time and in a proficient manner.

The successful candidate will be expected to be available to work 2 x weekends on the railway per month depending on the business needs. The role could involve working away from home for a period of up to 2 weeks in the UK and Internationally, with the potential for longer periods with prior agreement.

The role will be split between working at our Bawtry depot and off-site activities, visiting various different sites around England to maintain site-based vehicles and plant. This may also involve covering for other Plant & Vehicle Technicians at other Depots for holiday cover etc.

The company will provide all in-house training requirements and will look to actively invest and develop your skill set.


  • Carry out all maintenance requirements and fault analysis with a view to maintain our high reliability on an ever-expanding fleet. You will be based at Bawtry, South Yorkshire but may be expected on occasion to travel to other depots nationwide.
  • Prioritise work and deliver in a professional capacity.
  • To work as part of the engineering team with the capability to work under your own initiative.
  • Conduct fault finding and repair on all vehicles, plant and equipment.
  • Promote safety, teamwork and quality service through daily communication and coordination with Engineering Manager.
  • Become proficient in the use of the company’s software programmes.
  • Maintain and implement the company’s high health and safety values
  • Be involved in challenging and exciting projects which may be used all over the world
  • You may be required to mentor other Vehicle and Plant Technicians across the business.

Essential skills

The successful candidate must be competent in the use of a computer and devices (phones, tablets)
Full UK driving license
Time served in mechanical maintenance with at least 3 years’ experience
Excellent communication, interpersonal and reporting skills
Commitment to the highest professional engineering values and standards

Preferred Skills

  • HGV Licence (Class 1)
  • HGV maintenance experience
  • Knowledge of operator’s licence
  • Rail Plant Association assessed

Salary will be highly competitive

Company Phone

Job Related Vehicle available dependent on competence and qualifications

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: Negotiable depending on experience


  • 8 Hour Shift
  • Monday to Friday – 2 weekend shifts per month


  • HGV 1 (Preferred)
  • driving license (Required)

Work remotely:

  • No

CV’s to enquiries@mccullochrail.com

Closing Date: 10th March 2021

General Recruitment Enquiry:

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