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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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Site Technicians

Experienced Site Technician Wanted

Posted on May 12, 2020 by Vincent Mullen

Job Role: Site Technician   To support the significant increase in Underpressure drilling (hot-tapping) and Isolation (line-stopping) operations within the UK we are looking for experienced Site Technicians.   Relationships Internal/External:   Directly Reports to: Site Supervisor External Relationship: Clients/Customers   Main Responsibilities:   Underpressure drilling operations using a range of manual & auto feed…

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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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3 Quick Tips For Managing Teams In A Crisis

Posted on April 8, 2020 by Vincent Mullen

How can you master managing teams in a crisis? When you put together a team, it’s difficult to see how they would behave in a crisis. After all, its not often a true crisis occurs. Internally, it could be difficulty with colleagues or difficulty with clients that Feel like a crisis, but when you experience a…

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UTS Bespoke Pipework

What Utilities Demand: Stepping Up To our Values

Posted on April 3, 2020 by Vincent Mullen

One-size-fits all is an obsolete philosophy in utilities. Across all industries we see a rise in people demanding personalisation. It’s a fact that higher competition leads to the shake-up of many product and service offerings. Oftentimes, this leads to personalisation. We don’t service consumers; we look after a key industry in the UK. Millions of…

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Head of site services UTS

We Welcome Ryan Tinkler from the Oil & Gas Industry

Posted on April 1, 2020 by Vincent Mullen

UTS Engineering is proud to welcome Ryan Tinkler as Head of Site Services & Intervention. As part of a sustained focus on growth, we welcome Ryan back to the fold. Ryan spent several years supporting teams globally, and on returning to the UK has rejoined UTS. He brings a great deal of experience from the…

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