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Manufacturing

Head of Production Vacancy

Posted on July 23, 2020 by Vincent Mullen

UTS is seeking a Head of Production who will report directly to our Managing Director and will become part of our senior leadership team. You will have experience and understanding of a fast paced and demanding manufacturing environment. UTS Engineering Ltd was founded in the mid 1990’s as a supplier of couplings, flange adaptors and…

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UTS Purchase Ulrich Attachments

Posted on July 9, 2020 by Vincent Mullen

Rapidly expanding UTS Engineering, based in Jarrow, has defied the economic conditions to purchase Buckinghamshire-based Ulrich Attachments Ltd, a specialist attachment manufacturer for mobile plant machinery. Established in 1998, Ulrich, which has a £5 million turnover, designs front-end attachments for wheeled loaders, tractors, excavators and telescopic handlers for customers including JCB, Volvo, Cat, Bell, CNH…

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Emergency Service on a Pipe Burst: What It Means for Our Customers

Posted on June 24, 2020 by Vincent Mullen

Picture you’re in the middle of a flooded field. Before you, a ruptured pipe is spewing out the clean drinking water that was destined for a local town. You are the Project Lead, and you know you have mere hours before residents start to suffer due to the pipe burst, and your company is charged…

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Quality Assurance: The UTS Engineering Way

Posted on June 8, 2020 by Vincent Mullen

UTS Engineering aim to meet and exceed best practice in our work. As such we accredited by several key auditing bodies, in pursuit of best practice. Lloyds Register Quality Assurance ISO:9001 Gaining certification from Lloyd’s Register (LR) demonstrates that your quality management system (QMS) follows a robust and globally recognised approach that’s focused on continually…

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UTS Engineering & Operations Management

Posted on May 21, 2020 by Vincent Mullen

Our journey over the last five years has extended the solid operations management approach UTS was built on. Customers want exactly what they want when they need it. We have developed our business processes and our culture around this by implementing the following changes. The development of bespoke order tracking and planning systems allow everyone…

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UTS Engineering and Mental Health Week

Posted on May 18, 2020 by Vincent Mullen

Over the last few months, the way we have been required to work has changed, leading to renewed focus on Mental Health Week. We have set out some ground rules for our management, which have helped our amazing team excel from home. Working from a different location can be very difficult for some. Ensuring we…

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Staying Covid-19 secure in 2020

Posted on May 14, 2020 by Vincent Mullen

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Former Barbour worker returns to help firm produce protective gowns for NHS

Posted on May 7, 2020 by Vincent Mullen

A former worker at Barbour South Shields firm has helped the company make thousands of protective gowns for the NHS. UTS Engineering, which has its base at Jarrow, designed specialist machinery so that Barbour’s machines could cope with the heavier material needed to produce the protective gowns. UTS was established in 2001 by Shaun Sadler,…

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The Need for Business Intervention in The Community

Posted on April 30, 2020 by Vincent Mullen

Cause marketing and community efforts generally take precedent after, or in response to a crisis. Companies have generally decided upon a CSR component to strategy when a PR disaster has occurred, or in response to crisis of reputation. It is ideal to put out nice stories about your companies’ efforts, to soften the blow and…

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Manufacturing

Multi-skilled, Flexible Teams: Manufacturing’s Best Kept Secret

Posted on April 20, 2020 by Vincent Mullen

Across the UTS Engineering manufacturing process, our people are our greatest asset. We are fortunate to have many long-term and hardworking team members on board, we still have our first ever apprentice and our first ever employee retired only last December. But how do we ensure they are operating at the highest level? How do…

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