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The Place for Engineering

Develop your
career in Northamptonshire

Northamptonshire is home to 1,000 high performance engineering companies, a growing construction sector and the UK's leading Logistics network with a 45,000 strong workforce, twice the national average in size. These companies are looking to recruit service leavers – like you – immediately.

Location, Location, Location.

37,000 new homes by 2021.

To meet the housing and employment premise needs of our growing population, major developments are underway in Northamptonshire, including building 37,000 new homes over the next five years. Our 3,500 construction businesses employ almost 28,000 local people and have immediate vacancies to fill, including technicians and site managers, designers and surveyors. With the most affordable homes within a one hour drive of London, our proposition is strong. Contact us to find out more.

Armed for engineering.

Home to many of the world’s leading performance technology companies.

With its distinctive network of over 1,000 high performance technology companies, and one of the highest levels of employment in the country, Northamptonshire has developed a comprehensive industry supply chain; a unique concentration of industries that specialise in the design and manufacture of innovative technologies, engines and products incorporating low carbon engineering and the application of advance materials and composites. Highly competitive in the performance engineering field on a global scale, Northamptonshire is the place to develop an engineering career in the UK.

Location, Location, Location.

The UK’s Leading Logistics hub.

Just one hour from London, Birmingham, Oxford and Cambridge, Northamptonshire is one of the most accessible counties in the UK, and ideally situated for serving supply chains UK-wide. Home to substantial UK facilities for Yusen Logistics, XPO Logistics, Eddie Stobart, Wincanton and others, we have also attracted major investment from national retailers taking advantage of our excellent regional infrastructure and intermodal road and rail capabilities. Our logistics companies have immediate vacancies to fill, as drivers and distribution managers. Contact us to find out more.

Recruiting now.

Northamptonshire needs technicians, engineers, drivers, site managers,
designers and surveyors to fill immediate vacancies. Start your next challenge today.


Company Profile:

Sandwell UK Ltd is a highly professional company focused on specialist surface engineering solutions for top level clients. Specialist skills with excellent product knowledge in shot peening technologies and surface engineering are key to the company’s success. We are always pushing surface finishing boundaries with new innovative techniques.

Process Technician

Sandwell require a person to work within its surface engineering facility. The role would involve operating controlled, precision peening processes using hand blasting cabinets, automatic blasting machines and computer controlled machines. Full training would be given to the successful candidate. Sandwell offers good employment terms and a competitive salary, commensurate with experience.


Sandwell UK Ltd are looking for someone to work within production at a managerial level. The ideal candidate will have experience of working within tight timescales to meet customer demands whilst retaining high quality standards. They will have an engineering background and management experience. They will provide strong leadership and motivation to a team of technicians. Excellent communication and organisational skills are essential.

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Scott Bader

Company Profile:

Scott Bader was established in 1921 and today are a Euro 227 million global chemical company, employing over 600 people worldwide. With manufacturing sites located around the world including new ventures in Canada, South America and India, they manufacture, sell and distribute a wide range of synthetic resins and polymers to many different markets and have built a reputation for innovation, quality and excellent customer service.

Facilities Manager

Scott Bader are seeking a Facilities Manager to support the business and UK site operation through the provision and management of safe, efficient and cost effective site services. Additionally, to ensure programmes are in place for compliance with relevant legislation and to manage all site civil and construction work. The position is based in Wollaston, Northamptonshire. Offering a salary of £33,630 - £43,00 depending on experience.

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Mechanical Engineering Technician

Scott Bader are seeking a Mechanical Engineering Technician to carry out engineering work on plant and service equipment, during and outside normal working hours, to enable the requirements of the company to be achieved in an efficient and cost effective way. This position is based in Wollaston, Northamptonshire. Offering a salary for the role between £19,901 - 24,876 dependant on experience and a shift allowance of £5,364. The closing date for the role is the 29th Feb 2016.

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Vayon Group

Company Profile:

Vayon is a fast-growing technology group specialising in the design and development of electric and hybrid power systems. By combining a number of smaller but expert companies through investment and acquisition, Vayon has created an outstanding technical resource for manufacturers and integrators to call upon for special projects.

New jobs coming soon.

3C Test Limited

Company Profile:

3C Test Limited officially opened its brand new EMC test facility at Silverstone Circuit, Northants in September 2006. Major investment of over 1.5 million pounds signifies how 3C Test has evolved to become one of the UK’s leading EMC test houses, underlining the company commitment to delivering first class EMC testing for a wide range of industries.

Employing a dedicated team of engineers well qualified in many aspects of EMC testing 3C Test have built a valuable reputation for both excellence and quality over the past 26 years, providing a service second to none and unconditional support for customers throughout the world.

EMC Test Engineer / Technician

Due to continued expansion 3C Test require an additional EMC Test Engineer / Technician to work within their busy test laboratories. The role involves running a range of automated tests on Automotive, Military and Commercial Electrical and Electronic Products.

3C Test offer excellent company benefits plus competitive salary. For full jobs details and to the access the full benefits package for service leavers please email:


Company Profile:

Axillium are leaders in collaboration management and delivery of strategic technology programmes across industries. Our clients and partners cover a growing portfolio of international OEMs and suppliers who are game changers in their sectors.

Axillium are continuously looking to recruit talented people.

We are always interested to hear from talented, ambitious people who aspire to bring innovation and enthusiasm to their work. If you feel that your skills match our values and work we do please contact us.

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Tresham College

Company Profile:

Tresham is a highly successful Further and Higher Education College in Northamptonshire. Through a One Vision concept the college is establishing itself as a market-leader for the Further Education sector and aims to be recognised as the number one provider throughout the East Midlands and beyond. All staff are committed to the building aspirations, confidence and self-esteem of all learners and encouraged to being learners themselves.

Lecturer in Engineering

We require a vibrant and enthusiastic individual to fill a Lecturer in Engineering vacancy. The Lecturer in Engineering will be based in Corby, Northamptonshire at the College’s new, state of the art, campus which has a range of high standard facilities such as you would expect from a new, modern building. The position covers - 37 hours per week / 52 weeks per year Salary range: £18,429 - £23,364 (Unqualified), £24,781 - £33,323 (Qualified) per annum.

Lecturer in Electrical Installation

Are you a qualified Electrical Installation specialist with a depth of experience that you are ready to pass on to the next generation either as a qualified or unqualified lecturer? This position is based in Corby, Northamptonshire covering 37 hours per week / 52 weeks per year Salary range: £18,429 - £23,364 (Unqualified), £24,781 - £33,323 (Qualified) per annum.

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Persimmon Homes

Company Profile:

Combat to Construction is a Persimmon Homes initiative which aims to provide service leavers with the ability to transfer their skills and experience into a rewarding second career within the house building industry. We aim to employ and train you to obtain a trade and qualification - gain full time employment with us whilst committing to pay you a living wage during your period of training.

The Framework

The Framework is an NVQ Level 2 Traineeship in Trowel Occupation (Bricklaying) or Wood Occupation (Joinery) that can be achieved with hard work and commitment to qualify you to the industry standard. The training is free and you will receive a basic salary of £16,224 p.a. whilst in training with the potential to earn considerably more once trained and competent.

Essential Requirements

1. You must be able to work within the house building industry and be capable of obtaining all the required skills of your trade.

2. A driving licence with the ability to travel to sites in your region.

3. Ability and willingness to learn new skills and attend a course of instruction.

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EBC Brakes

Company Profile:

Established in 1978 and with a worldwide workforce of over 400 people, EBC Brakes is an independently owned and managed leader in the brake market, who are proud of it’s customers, it’s products, it’s success and its people. EBC Brakes produce the largest range of brake pads and brake discs in the world, with over 25,000 part numbers for every type of moving vehicle. EBC Brakes are made in one of its two specialist factories in the UK and USA.

Tool Maker / Precision Engineer

We have an opportunity for a skilled Tool Maker / Precision Engineer to join our Press Works Department, which has 10 presses ranging from 200 tonnes to 30 tonnes, with a variety of first and second ops, involving tooling. The ideal candidate will be able to strip and repair press tooling and be innovative in terms of problem solving, with excellent knowledge of machining to exact tolerances. Candidates must also be able to attend press breakdowns and identify causes and repair in a timely fashion to ensure minimal downtime. Candidates possessing additional experience, such as mechanical press repairs, inspection and servicing should state their experience in their CV. Offering a salary of £ 22,000 - £24,000 p.a. dependent on experience. Staff discount on product, free on-site secure parking and 28 days holiday per annum.

For full jobs details and to access the full benefits package for service leavers please email:

Bloor Homes

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Knights of Old Group

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David Wilson Homes

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Interested in teaching?

Northamptonshire is an excellent place to start and develop a teaching career.

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Rated third in the country for quality of life.

The Sunday Telegraph recently referred to Northamptonshire as ‘greatly underrated’ and ‘much better value’ than its neighbours Oxfordshire and Cambridgeshire and in 2014, we jumped 27 places to third in the country in the Halifax Quality of Life Survey. Quality of life for less. Affordable homes just one hour from London.

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Teaching the next generation.

Northamptonshire has serious appetite for growth, welcoming employment and housing development. The ideal place to start and develop a teaching career, we are passionate about improving educational performance and provide support and development to grow and nurture talent. Our goal is to be among the best and highest performing counties in the country, please contact us to find out more.

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One hour from London, Birmingham, Oxford & Cambridge.

Northamptonshire is a prime UK location and at the centre of Europe’s premier high-tech region. Perfectly situated at the heart of the country, the county has quick transport links to local, national and international destinations, and is just one hour from London, Birmingham, Oxford & Cambridge.

All this on your doorstep...

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