Careers

Chapman Machinery Ltd was founded by James Chapman in 2010, a Mechanical Engineer with a background in farming. We still operate from industrial units located on a farm near Holsworthy, which ensures we maintain the link between the products we manufacture and the users. We’re constantly on the look-out for talented individuals, looking to further their careers with an innovative company aiming to grow and expand across a number of sectors.

Welder Fabricator

Chapman Machinery Welding

Operating within the fabrication shop, we require general welders to complete tacking and welding functions.  A background in industrial MIG Welding and the ability to read engineering drawings is essential.  You will be self-motivated to maximise productivity while maintaining high quality standards.

30 days holiday, 40 hour working week, pay variable on experience.

If you would like to find out more about any of the above vacancies, please email sales@chapman.co.uk or write to Chapman Machinery Ltd, Hele Barton, Week St Mary, Holsworthy, Devon, EX22 6XR.

Finishing Operative

Shot Blast & Powder Coating at Chapman Machinery

Operating within the finishing shop, we require general finishing operatives to operate shot blasting and powder coating equipment. Taken manufactured products from the fabrication shop operatives will be responsible for removal of mill scale using a shot blasting process, application or powder paint and quality control of the painted parts. A background or previous experience in this environment is essential. You will be self-motivated to maximise productivity while maintaining high quality standards.

30 days holiday, 40hr working week, remuneration variable on experience.

If you would like to find out more about any of the above vacancies, please contact sales@chapman.co.uk or write to Chapman machinery Ltd, Hele Barton, Week St mary, Holsworthy, Devon, EX22 6XR.

Sales & Business Development

Chapman Flail Mowers at Irnham Hall

We design and manufacture quality products which are retailed through a network of dealers within the UK & ROI, and through distributors in overseas territories. We are looking for a self-motivated and engaging candidate to deal with both existing and new customer requirements, alongside the MD James Chapman.

This is a wide-ranging role and will suit an individual with strong self-motivation and who can communicate effectively with ends users, dealers and distributors alike.

Responsibilities include:

  • Dealing with clients and customers over the phone and face to face
  • Generating new business & setting up new dealerships within the UK & ROI
  • Proactively seeking new distributors in new territories
  • Assisting in all marketing activities such as mail-shots, email newsletters, social media posts etc
  • Assisting to launch & market new products and product ranges
  • Attending trade shows and distributor open days throughout the UK and potentially as the candidate progresses, into Europe as well

As a rapidly growing and evolving business this will be a challenging and interesting role as new products are rolled out and new markets are entered. As a small business a strong degree of self-motivation will be required alongside a large amount of freedom within the job role for the right candidate.

This role would suit either an experienced sales & Business Development Manager looking to relocate & improve work-life balance, or a recent graduate (HND or above) looking for a role within the engineering industry.

30 days holiday, great travel opportunites, remuneration variable on experience.

For more information or to apply please contact James Chapman at james at chapman.co.uk, or write to Chapman Machinery Ltd, Hele Barton, Week St Mary, Holsworthy, Devon, EX22 6XR.

Undergraduate Design Engineering Placement

Machined Parts - Chapman Machinery Ltd

As an innovative and forward looking manufacturer we are always on the lookout for new ideas and the talent to integrate them into existing and new products. The company is founded on quality product design and is a great place for undergraduates to gain valuable real-world experience working on exciting new products.

As a small company the position will provide a great base of experience for further employment in an engineering role, seeing a product or design through inception, fabrication, design and revision to a finished product within a busy and rapidly growing engineering company will ensure you stand out from other candidates following graduation.

This role will suit candidates with previous experience or knowledge of the agricultural sector, or

Responsibilities include:

  • Speaking to end-users and distributors to build a product specification
  • Developing ideas and sketches, working closely with fabrication & assembly to ensure ease of manufacture
  • Development of design ideas to fabrication and testing
  • Evaluation and revision of prototypes
  • Development of finished design and integration in Production Management System
  • Development of support documentation, parts drawings and build orders

 

Generous holiday entitlement (pro-rata), remuneration variable on level of experience and stage of progression through engineering degree

For more information or to apply please contact James Chapman at james at chapman.co.uk, or write to Chapman Machinery Ltd, Hele Barton, Week St Mary, Holsworthy, Devon, EX22 6XR.