​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:

  • Sales Director

  • Head of Sales

  • Technical Sales Manager

  • Business Development Manager

  • Sales Engineer

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

For the latest vacancies visit our jobs page.

​Norfolk is home to some of Britain’s most prominent businesses with smaller businesses have always been important too, particularly in farming, fisheries and food production. Norfolk has a powerful energy hub on the east coast, advanced engineering and manufacturing capabilities and a world-class food, life-science and agri-tech cluster.

Tourism is one of the greatest and oldest economic contributors to the county. It supports more than 54,000 jobs and contributes about £2.8bn to the local economy.

There is plenty of space for businesses to start up and grow; we have quality, cost-effective, commercial property compared to London and the South East and lower-than-average operating, property and living costs.

Norfolk’s economy is large, ranking 15th for jobs and 10th for business numbers out of 206 upper tier authorities. Norfolk has grown faster than the non-London UK average since the recession and is now worth £18.5bn to the UK economy.

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