Engineering’s many disciplines include everything from small projects to national infrastructures. As the Royal Academy of Engineering puts it: “It is a global profession addressing global challenges, so we work with partners across the world to advance engineering’s contribution to society on an international, as well as national scale.”
In Britain, according to industry organisation Engineering UK, the industry employs 5.6m people and produces half of the country’s exports, yet almost half of employers’ report having difficulty recruiting skilled employees.
The sector needs professionals at every level. Fields vary from civil engineering to automotive, mechanical, software, nuclear and structural.
Our job listings show a selection of vacancies available in the sector, such as:
Head of Sales
Technical Sales Manager
Business Development Manager
With salaries ranging from £20k for trainees to six-figure packages, this is a good time to find a role. Candidates with a technical background and an engineering degree are, particularly in demand. Roles in Engineering and Manufacturing spread across the whole of the South East with interesting roles arising in locations such as Norwich, Ipswich, Colchester, Peterborough, Huntingdon and Stansted as well as the home counties
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East Anglia in the East of England comprises the four counties of Norfolk, Suffolk, Cambridgeshire and Essex and is close to London. It is well-connected with Europe and the rest of the world through London Stansted Airport, the International Gateway to the East of England. There is also Norwich International Airport and London Southend Airport. The region has an excellent rail service with Greater Anglia, including the Stansted Express.
A recent report shows that East Anglia is home to three out of five of the fastest-growing city economies in the UK. Cambridge topped the list, with Ipswich second and Norwich fifth nationally according to The UK Powerhouse study.
The report reveals that Ipswich had the second-highest rate recorded of GVA growth rate (a measure of the value of goods and services produced) in the UK in the first three months of the year (2.5%), while Norwich enjoyed a growth rate of 2.4%.
Looking forward, the report also predicts the three locations will maintain their top 10 positions by the final quarter of 2028.