Open positions


  • Project Engineer

    This role is part of the Programme Management team but will work actively with the R&D team and other business functions to support advanced development activities or New Product Introduction (NPI) projects. The job holder is required to support the Project and R&D Managers in delivering projects (from both technical and project management viewpoints) and to take ownership of some elements of projects or manage small or factored projects.

    The job holder will be expected to:

    • Maintain a sound theoretical approach to technology and demonstrate practical application of engineering knowledge in planning and specifying activities and problem solving/solution evaluation. Ability to understand, interpret technical data and write reports.
    • Support the planning of projects within area of responsibility and delivery of all agreed projects in adherence with NPI & company processes. Develop and maintain technical and project documentation and action / monitoring trackers.
    • Support  project and R&D teams to create and deliver agreed projects to time, cost and specification in line with company policy and procedures to industry regulation and standards.
    • Collaborate with third party expertise / contracts as required to meet NPI and advanced development programmes.
    • Support creation and monitoring of budgets, business case, risk register, H&S, timeline & resource plan, while ensuring efficient and effective delivery.
    • Support effective management of risks & escalation with possible solutions & mitigation options.
    • Identify and challenge the critical path activities and create scenarios to ensure the best possible outcome is achieved by the business.
    • Seek support from/to other functions in delivering specific aspects of the project (e.g. R&D, procurement, Industrial engineering, quality etc..)
    • Manage key internal and external customer requirements/needs.
    • A basic understanding of the philosophy and principles behind risk. Aware of the common language and terms when discussing projects.
    • A strong knowledge of engineering / science principles
    • The ability  to communicate messages to the team.  Ability to ask questions in order to determine correct information.
    • Ability to establish rapport with and respond appropriately to others to facilitate teamwork. Listens and understands well.


    Candidates should have the following:

    Candidates should have a degree in an Engineering or Science Discipline. Project management experience, exposure to lean manufacturing disciplines and a project management qualification (such as PRINCE2) would be beneficial. Sound IT Skills are a pre requisite.   Candidates should display behaviours in keeping with our Values of Integrity, Excellence, Learning, Collective Efficiency, Innovation, Business Development and Enjoyment.

    To apply this position please forward your application, including your full CV, to

    To apply email with your CV and cover letter.

  • IoT Intern

    We are looking for an enthusiastic intern to join our IoT team for a placement anticipated to last 12 months. The work is varied, and the successful candidate will gain exposure to a variety of projects with diverse responsibilities. Don’t worry if you’ve not studied IoT in particular, we’re interested in the person and will consider backgrounds in related areas such as Engineering, Computer Science and Physics. We are looking for someone who shares our values, passion and collaborative approach to join the team. Active projects for the IoT team include the HALO smart thermostat, Logic V4 boiler and Heat pumps. 

    The role will involve:

    Involvement with initial product and system design and specifications

    Project management responsibilities (Involvement in Agile/Scrum processes, scheduling/Gantt chart creation, running meetings etc.)

    Testing and validating electronics hardware throughout the product lifecycle including all development phases

    Customer field trial management and troubleshooting

    Hardware and software bug reporting

    Full system validation and testing including manual and automated test development

    Communication of information and knowledge and effective decision making.

    Build understanding of customers and markets and work with others to improve customer service.

    The candidate will have:

    • Excellent communication skills: both written and verbal
    • A high level of intelligence with the capability to digest information rapidly
    • Skilled problem solving abilities and able to see the wider view
    • Able to perform well whilst working under pressure and to strict deadlines
    • An outgoing and confident personality with the skills to build and maintain positive working relationships quickly
    • The ability to communicate appropriately and effectively with colleagues from all levels within the business
    • Solid and reliable team playing skills
    • Good organisation, time management and prioritisation skills
    • The ability to pay attention to detail at all times
    • A logical mind with the ability to analyse and evaluate information quickly and accurately
    • The ability to ask questions in order to determine correct information
    • A comfortable attitude towards decision making
    • A flexible and robust with a ‘can-do’ attitude
    • Very strong Microsoft Office skills
    • Strong IT Skills (Desired skills include app development, web development, experience with coding languages like Python, C# etc)
    • Experience with data acquisition and analysis
    •  Candidates should display behaviours in keeping with our Values of Integrity, Excellence, Learning, Collective Efficiency, Innovation, Business Development and Enjoyment.

    To apply this position please forward your application, including your full CV, to

    To apply email with your CV and cover letter.

  • Graphic Designer

    We’re looking to recruit the perfect candidate for our in-house design team in Hull. There’s room to grow in the role and it would suit either someone looking for the next stage in their design career, or an experienced designer looking to work with a well-known brand.

    The ideal candidate would have extensive experience in graphic design already, with at least three-years' professional working experience under their belt.


    • Extensive knowledge of InDesign, Illustrator and Photoshop
    • Creative flair, originality, and a strong visual sense
    • Strong understanding of working within brand guidelines
    • Enthusiastic, detail-oriented, a self-starter and able to demonstrate initiative
    • Demonstrated ability to produce outstanding graphics
    • Proficient computer skills including MS Office products
    • Proofreading ability to ensure accurate and high-quality work
    • Excellent project management skills


    • After Effects and other video software knowledge desirable
    • Knowledge of XD and web design also a plus
    • Passion for digital marketing and online advertising in general


    • Create printed materials for use by our brands
    • Online, social media graphics and digital marketing artwork production
    • Follow brand guidelines with precision
    • Developing new design concepts, graphics and layouts
    • Liaising with external printers and suppliers
    • Ensure deadlines are met and material is created to the highest quality
    • Proofreading to produce accurate and high-quality work
    • Works with marketing and creative team to ensure that marketing is aligned
    • Team player able to work constructively and positively in supporting colleagues and all aspects of brand development and success
    • Maintains excellence in graphic design and future technologies
    • Assists in other tasks within the department as needed.

    Excellent competitive salary

    To apply this position please forward your application, including your full CV, to

    To apply email with your CV and cover letter.

Covering postcodes OX, SP

  • Diagnostic Service Engineers

    Department:             Customer Service

    As part of Ideal’s ongoing strategy to provide a Best in Class level of Customer Service we are looking to further increase the level of Service Engineers nationally,  ensuring we continue to have a support platform that provides a consistent level of service delivery to all our customers, which is a key differentiator within the market. 

    We are looking to recruit Qualified Engineers in the following  postcode areas: CM, SS, NR, OX15 & OX25

    Applications are welcomed from time served Engineers who have attained NVQ Level III status, Gas Safe registered with current ACS qualifications for gas fired boilers, both Domestic and Commercially qualified applicants will be considered.

    Candidates should be:

    • Enthusiastic and committed
    • Able to display an excellent work ethic
    • Positive, flexible and adaptable with a ‘can do’ attitude
    • Ambassadors for the Ideal Brand
    • Aware of the importance of Health and Safety
    • Experienced with heating systems and controls
    • Well organised and able to work accurately and efficiently
    • Familiar with hand held technology
    • Holders of a full Driving Licence

    Candidates should reside on patch or be prepared to relocate at own expense.
    Applicants should display behaviours in line with our Values of Integrity, Excellence, Learning, Collective Efficiency, Innovation, Business Development and Enjoyment.

    To apply this position please forward your application, including your full CV, to

    To apply email with your CV and cover letter.

100 years of innovation

Ideal Boilers was established in 1906 and we are proud of our 100 years of experience in heating and engineering innovation and in 2015 we became part of the Groupe Atlantic UK & ROI division. We have grown considerably since 1906 and in 2017 we produced over 400,000 boilers from our Hull manufacturing site. We take great pride in the products we produce, with a variety of our ranges winning awards over the years.


Ideal Boilers as a business strives to achieve the below values. These values should feed into every aspect of our business culture, as they make up part of our ideology

  • Learning


    We respond to change quicker than our competitors; we are adept at transforming our capabilities.

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    We lead rather than follow and are committed to driving business value by doing things differently.

  • Disciplined Approach


    We maintain a highly diligent approach to underpin our drive for excellence and innovation.

  • Integrity


    We will uphold the highest standards and remain resolute in representing our business well at all times by communicating openly and delivering promises.

  • Excellence


    We want to be recognized for delivering best in class products and service, and provide an outstanding experience for all our customers.

We believe in our Ideal family

We enhance many statutory benefits including holiday entitlement, maternity and paternity pay. We also reward our longest serving employees with additional annual leave and gifts when they reach milestone anniversary years.

  • Badge Pension


    We offer a competitive company pension scheme for all our employees at Ideal. 

  • Badge Local Discount

    Local Discounts

    We offer a range of discounts with companies in the Hull area including retailers & builders' merchants.

  • Badge Staff Sales

    Staff Sales

    All employees can enjoy staff discount on our products as well as others in our Group.

  • Badge Enhanced Benefits

    Employee Development

    We believe in investing in our people and have our own training programme Ignite which offers personalised development planning.

  • Badge Health Cover

    Healthcare Cover

    We operate a ‘cash back’ scheme through BHSF which can help towards the cost of a wide variety of medical and health treatments.