A1 Engineering Solutions Ltd is a nationwide refrigeration, HVAC and building services business committed to providing the very best customer service to our ever growing retail customer base. We are a growing supplier of products and services to the food retail and food manufacturing sectors. We also have a manufacturing facility in Leeds building natural refrigerant solutions.  To support this continued growth A1 is actively looking to recruit for the following positions.

A1 offer an excellent package, a competitive salary and exciting career opportunities; if you would like to talk to us about future employment with A1 or at our Plant manufacturing facility in Leeds www.clade-es.com please send your CV to hr@a1-es.com.

Production Systems Coordinator – Morley, Leeds

CLADE Engineering Systems Ltd is one of the UK’s largest refrigeration plant manufacturers manufacturing and supplying refrigeration plant equipment to a number of the UK’s leading food retailers and logistics centres (part of A1 Engineering Solutions Ltd).

We are looking for someone who is meticulous when it comes to accuracy and detail to carry out a key role in the day to day management of Sage data for production analysis, stock management system and financial reporting. The ideal candidate will have experience of stock management, group purchasing and in-house business management systems (preferably Sage 200 or similar).

The role requires the successful applicant to have a full understanding of manufacturing BOM generation and input, WO and SO process management and experience of working in a manufacturing / production environment which is key with a full understanding of working to process and to fixed deadlines, with the ability to react to customer needs and supply change challenges.

The role requires a high level of accuracy as well as the ability to ‘free think’ and analyse data and information including financial information. Accounting backgrounds would prove beneficial for the role.
Weekly and monthly reporting of material usage, stock management updates and general production data.

To apply send your CV and your salary expectations to hr@a1-es.com

No agencies please


Experienced Refrigeration Service Engineers required in the areas of Birmingham, Warwickshire, Gloucestershire, Oxfordshire, Manchester, Yorkshire & the North East

Updated 18/05/2020

A1 is always on the look out to recruit experienced refrigeration service engineers to work with our growing Service & Maintenance team.  Our customers include Aldi, Morrisons and Waitrose.

A1 Engineering Solutions Ltd has over 35 years’ experience in industry, the business has built a strong brand and is seen as one of the leading contractors in this space. After many years of significant & continuous growth in our Service department we are seeking to recruit additional skilled Refrigeration Service Engineers.

Candidate should ideally have C&G 2078/2 or equivalent, FGas, CO₂, Hydrocarbon, Brazing & CSCS skills card and have acquired, through experience, the relevant knowledge in HFC and Natural Refrigerant Solutions.

The candidate should have experience in mobile refrigeration and air-conditioning and experience of working in supermarkets.  Additional training can be given.

Would be expected to work on their own and as part of a team; A1 Engineering Solutions have a very strong team working ethic. Must have a full and clean driving licence.

A1 offer an excellent package, industry leading rates of pay for skilled candidates and exciting career opportunities; if you would like to talk to us about future employment with A1 please send your CV to hr@a1-es.com


Experienced Commissioning Engineer required, Midlands area

Updated 04/12/2019

Salary: £42,000 to £50,000 negotiable dependant on experience + weekend overtime package + contributory pension scheme

Holidays: 25 days holiday + bank holidays

Job type: Permanent, full-time

Reporting to: Commissioning Supervisor

Working Hours: 8.30 -5.30 pm Monday to Friday (however flexible working hours required including weekends)

Our Projects department is recruiting for another skilled Refrigeration Commissioning Engineer to join the growing team and assist with the commissioning of refrigeration plant, water chillers and pump stations. This is a great opportunity to make a real impact supporting our projects installation team by ensuring the commissioning of site based complex refrigeration systems across the UK.

Ideally you will have refrigeration commissioning experience gained within the food retail sector, using natural refrigerants and the latest controls for refrigeration plant.  The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate the safe management of pressure testing and have an eye for quality.

Qualifications or recent experience and knowledge of working with most types of commercial or light industrial plant products will be helpful but not essential.

You will work principally in the region close to your home base however occasionally will also be required to work across the UK to cover holiday periods and at times of high demand.  There may also be the opportunity to work overseas on occasions.

  • This is a site based commissioning role working on predominantly supermarket refrigeration systems.
  • The role will include the setup, testing, checking and fault finding of new and existing refrigeration plant and systems on new and existing food retail sites.
  • In addition to food retail, there will be opportunities to work on refrigeration systems in other related fields such as industrial sites.
  • There will be opportunities to work on the very latest in refrigeration technology, specifically brand new equipment from the UK and overseas.
  • The role reports to the A1 Commissioning Supervisor whilst working closely with the National Installations Manager and fellow A1 Commissioning Engineers.
  • The successful candidate will be joining a growing and ambitious company and will have the opportunity to play a key role in it’s future.

Skills and attributes required for the role:

  • experience in working on CO₂ and HFC refrigeration systems is essential
  • the candidate must have good technical knowledge and experience of working on refrigeration systems within the food retail sector
  • a ‘can do’ attitude and self-motivation is crucial in this role
  • flexibility in working hours and travel requirements is needed
  • the candidate must be IT literate and hold a full clean driving licence
  • must have excellent organisation and communication skills

A1 offer an excellent package, industry leading rates of pay for skilled candidates and exciting career opportunities; if you would like to talk to us about future employment with A1, please send your CV to hr@a1-es.com

**No Agencies Please**

A1 Engineering Solutions Ltd is an equal opportunities employer.