Are you looking to make your next career move in fencing, perimeter security, galvanizing or manufacturing? The team here at Barkers would love to hear from you.

For over 40 years, we’ve operated from our Staffordshire site and in that time, we’ve grown to be the market leader we are today. This wouldn’t have been possible without our dedicated team who have helped us achieve fantastic things and foster a warm, friendly environment where our colleagues are just like friends and family.

Barkers truly is a great place to work. So, if you think you’ve got the skills, experience, manufacturing passion and positive attitude – send us your CV. We’re always happy to hear from prospective colleagues and accept CVs to keep on file, even if we have no current vacancies.

To view our current vacancies, please see below or alternatively, email your CV to:

Commercial Assistant/Manager

This is a fantastic opportunity for someone with minimal experience who is eager to have the very best start to their career life as a Commercial Assistant/Manager with Barkers Engineering.

If you answer yes to the below questions then we want to hear from you:-

  • Are you an individual with a strong commercial awareness with business acumen?
  • Do you have a degree?
  • Are you naturally talented at spotting new opportunities and analysing what is needed?
  • Do you see yourself as a true ‘personable people person’ with a strong commercial outlook?
  • Would you like the opportunity to learn, grow and develop in a role focusing on customer services and sales?


If you have an understanding of our industry, are wanting to work for a company who value their employees, offer superb benefits, strive for excellence and best practice and have a talent for negotiation then please email your CV with a covering letter explaining ‘why this role is the role for you’ to:-


Starting Salary:           c£27,500 gross per annum

Hours:                         Full Time, permanent contract – Monday to Friday

Holidays:                     Fantastic holiday allowance 33 days per year

Further benefits:         Flexible working, development opportunities, sick pay, well-being initiatives, Employee Assistance Programme, pension


Barkers Engineering values diversity and promotes equality. No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate against any of the protected characteristics that fall under the Equality Act 2010. We encourage and welcome applications from all sections of society and are more than happy to discuss reasonable adjustments and/or additional arrangements as required to support your application.



    Due to expansion we are looking for a number of experienced welder/fabricators to join our team and after a successful training period operate a second shift in a fast paced manufacturing plant. Applicants who can demonstrate previous experience of manufacturing fencing, gates and posts are invited to apply.

    Role requirements:
    Operate all machinery & equipment safely and accurately & efficiently
    Understand & follow Safe Systems of Work, Risk Assessments & Method Statements
    Fully conversant with all Health & Safety requirements associated with welding processes
    MIG welding of Mild Steel components (other welding would be an advantage)
    Read & interpret engineering/fabrication drawings
    From the drawings, collect and assemble all components to manufacture posts/gates
    Perform regular quality checks to ensure all work meets standards and requirements
    Work to tight deadlines
    Ensure all work is of a very high standard
    Have a flexible and adaptable approach to other tasks as and when required

    Expected Competencies and behaviours:
    Ability to understand oral and written instructions of a technical nature
    Ability to read and interpret technical drawings
    Effective reading and writing communication skills
    Good numeracy skills
    Ability to work on own initiative and as part of a team
    Can do attitude


      Plant Operatives

      From time to time employment opportunities arise within Barkers for Powder Coating Operatives, Galvanizing Operatives and Fabrication Operatives.

      Operatives will be required to safely operate their work area, using their own initiative as well as working as part of a team to maximise production. Any necessary training for each production areas will be provided for each plant. Once competent operatives may be asked to train other personnel when necessary.

      Applicants must be able to deliver quality work whilst working in our fast-paced production environment. As well as being able to safely operate the required machinery. utilise lifting equipment where appropriate and adhere to health and safety policies.

      It is imperative that applicants are reliable and physically fit to be able to meet the demands of our fast-paced production.


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