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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The South East is a large size region and the most populous within UK with a population of approximately 9.1m that accounts for 13.7% of the national total. The region is a fast growing and very prosperous area with the second largest regional economy in the UK (after London). The South East has a more varied economy than many other regions, with less reliance on the public sector and industries such as ICT, pharmaceuticals, biotech, healthcare, high tech engineering and aerospace that are thoroughly established within the region.
The area has a heavy concentration of internationally-significant engineering businesses, with a large number of aerospace and defence companies throughout the territory, particularly in large towns such as Cambridge, Milton Keynes and Chelmsford. The space industry is well developed and strong in the region, and there is a high propensity among businesses in the region to export.