Careers & Vacancies at Dyer Engineering

Working at DYER Engineering

The DYER Engineering team are passionate about what they do and looking after our customers. The team are why DYER Engineering exists and are the key to our success.

To date we have employed in excess of 500 people across our 40-year history. Some have moved on to other opportunities, but many have stayed. We currently have people in our team who have been with us for over 20 years, some that have been with us for more than 10 years and looking at the wider picture 35% of our team have greater than 5 years’ service. Figures which speak for themselves.

Looking forward we have ambitious plans to grow the business and continue to develop DYER Engineering as a special place to work.

If you are interested in joining us, please see our latest engineering careers and opportunities below.

NOTE – We would like to respectfully point out that we only work with selected Recruitment Agencies and do not encourage any cold-calling.

Employee Stats

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of our staff recommend Dyer Engineering as a GREAT place to work

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8 out of 10 of our Staff believe they are cared about as a person at work

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of our workforce is currently made up of Apprentices

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of our team have greater than 5 years service

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of our Leadership Team were developed from within the business

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We encourage all of our team to engage in CI activities

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We conduct an annual survey of Employee Engagement and share the results with the team

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We operate transparent pay grades and bench-mark ourselves against other industries

Production Manager

NOW RECRUITING

– Stanley, UK

Production manager vacancy at Dyer Engineering. The North East's leading engineering firm

The role:

As part of the Senior Leadership Team, you will also be jointly responsible for contributing to the achievement of the company’s strategic and operational targets and overall business aims.

Reporting to the Operations Director, you will be responsible for helping to achieve the Company’s sales turnover, on-time delivery and profit targets.

At Dyer Engineering we have ambitious plans to be world-class in our area of expertise manufacturing metal fabricated and machined components. We have a strong record demonstrating growth and development within this sector.

Our growth and success is underpinned by the shared values of SmarterStrongerTogether – www.smarterstrongertogether.com

 

Reporting to the Operations Director – The role will include key responsibilities in the following areas:

  • Strategic
  • Safety
  • Operations
  • Planning & Delivery
  • Production
  • Engineering
  • Quality, Environment & Continuous Improvement
  • Cost Control
  • Production Team / HR

 

Required Experience and Skills:

  • Ideally educated to HNC/HND/Degree level in Mechanical Engineering and/or have a relevant professional institute qualification.
  • Possess a broad background in mechanical engineering/manufacturing with a wide range of knowledge on manufacturing and production processes, preferably fabrication and machining related.
  • Possess experience of subcontract environment.
  • Ability to read and interpret mechanical engineering & technical drawings.
  • Have a working understanding of production planning & scheduling.
  • Have a working understanding of procurement & ERP
  • Have a working understanding of stock management systems.
  • Have a working understanding of quality management systems.
  • Have a working understanding of health and safety best practice and legislation.
  • Have a working understanding of the principles and tools of lean manufacturing and continuous improvement tools within a low volume, high-quality manufacturing facility.
  • Possess experience in the operating within ISO 9001 Quality Management System.
  • Strong problem-solving skills & ‘design for manufacture’ skills.
  • Be comfortable dealing with and efficient in processing paperwork.
  • Possess a working understanding of leadership principles and management best practice.
  • Possess excellent verbal and written communication skills for a demanding and customer-focused working environment.
  • Possess excellent personal organisation and business administration skills in accordance with modern best-practice methods.
  • Ability to meet greet and talk with customers and potential clients.
  • Ability to build a high-performance team who can operate efficiently, effectively, productively and cost-effectively.
  • Be personally energetic, dynamic, positive, and enthusiastic, possessing the ability to think laterally and act through reasoned decision making.
  • Be able to get things done and make things happen to achieve the aims of production and the business.
  • Possess the ability to work productively, efficiently & effectively with initiative and drive under tight timescales and pressure whilst maintaining attention to detail and quality.
  • Possess the ability to implement and manage change in the business.
  • Possess the willingness to learn, improve and adapt.
  • Possess strong computer and IT skills and competency.

 

What will you get?

  • Competitive salary
  • 24 days holiday
  • Pension
  • Death in service benefit
  • Training and development
  • 39-hour week – Working hours – Mon to Thu 07:30 to 16:30 – Fri 07:30 to 12:30

From the moment you join Dyer Engineering, you’ll be a valuable full-time member of the team. You will work and be supported by the experienced and qualified team at Dyer Engineering.
 

About us

Dyer Engineering is an innovative group of fabrication and machining businesses with wide-ranging capabilities to manufacture metal components and structures. We operate across a diverse range of markets, working with various metals, with the ability to process small parts which can be picked up by the handful, through to large-scale structures operating in harsh environments.

We are in a period of significant growth, with lots of exciting opportunities ahead. To find out more about the Company and what it’s like to work at Dyer Engineering, please visit: www.smarterstrongertogether.com

 

To apply for the role, please send a cover letter along with your CV to hr@dyer.co.uk

Site Foreman

NOW RECRUITING

– Prudhoe, UK

Job shop site foreman vacancy at Dyer Engineering UK

The role:

The Site Foreman will be the point of contact between a high priority customer and the factory works of Dyer Job Shop, as well as being responsible for all works carried out on site. Representing Dyer within the customer’s plant, the successful candidate will be able to inspire confidence within the customer’s maintenance team, and deliver a high-quality service level.

 

At Dyer Engineering we have ambitious plans to be world-class in our area of expertise manufacturing metal fabricated and machined components. We have a strong record demonstrating growth and development within this sector.

Our growth and success is underpinned by the shared values of SmarterStrongerTogether – www.smarterstrongertogether.com

 

Reporting to the Ops leader – The role includes the following duties:

  • Planning and issuing a schedule of site work to the weld/fab/fitting team on site in line with customer requirements
  • Providing the vital link between the customer engineering team and job shop factory
  • Problem-solving and create engineering solutions to site breakdowns and improvement request
  • Quoting for manufacturing and installation jobs
  • Managing site teams timesheets and allocate costs (hours and materials) to relevant projects
  • Maintaining a safe workshop and create/issue risk assessments for site installations
  • Building and maintaining positive relationships with the customer engineering team to ensure high service levels are kept
  • Work towards and phase into Site Leader position

 

You will be able to demonstrate:

  • Time-served or 5+ years’ experience in welding/fabrication/fitting role at leadership level
  • An understanding, interest and enthusiasm for engineering
  • Ability to ‘think for themselves’ and work within a high-pressure large scale production environment
  • Can fully understand and meaningfully contribute to discussions and decisions about production site maintenance
  • Effective communicator, confident in a customer-facing position
  • Create, read and interpret engineering drawings/sketches
  • A hands-on, practical approach
  • Self-motivated and willing to learn/develop

 

What will you get?

  • Competitive salary
  • 24 days holiday
  • Pension
  • Death in service benefit
  • Training and development
  • 39-hour week – Working hours – Mon to Thu 07:30 to 16:30 – Fri 07:30 to 12:30

From the moment you join Dyer Engineering, you’ll be a valuable full-time member of the team. You will work and be supported by the experienced and qualified team at Dyer Engineering.

 

About us

Dyer Engineering is an innovative group of fabrication and machining businesses with wide-ranging capabilities to manufacture metal components and structures. We operate across a diverse range of markets, working with various metals, with the ability to process small parts which can be picked up by the handful, through to large-scale structures operating in harsh environments.

We are in a period of significant growth, with lots of exciting opportunities ahead. To find out more about the Company and what it’s like to work at Dyer Engineering, please visit: www.smarterstrongertogether.com

 

To apply for the role, please send a cover letter along with your CV to hr@dyer.co.uk

*Applications must be received by 15th January 2021.

Fully funded Degree Apprenticeship, studying for a BEng (Hons) Manufacturing Engineering Practice

A NEW WAY TO ENGINEER YOUR CAREER

Join our fully-funded Degree Apprenticeship programme to study for a BEng (Hons) Manufacturing Engineering Practice Degree.

Earn while you Learn

We are delighted to offer an opportunity to join our brand-new Degree Apprenticeship programme and study for an Engineering degree. This is a fantastic opportunity to gain a degree without incurring student debt and, even better than that, you will be paid while you learn.

What will you get?

  • This role is for an Apprenticeship in the Manufacturing Engineer Degree Apprenticeship scheme.
  • You will graduate with a BENg (Hons) in Engineering Practice.
  • Starting salary of £15,000 a year with increments as you progress through the programme.
  • Pension plan and a generous holiday entitlement every year.
  • 1-3 years (depending on entry level) on-the-job training with study through day-release at Sunderland University, working towards a BEng (Hons) in Engineering Practice.
  • 3 years continued development on the Dyer graduate programme.
  • At the completion of the programme you will fill one of the many different Engineering roles we have in the business.
  • All tuition fees are met by the Company.

NB: A job offer would be subject to successful application and acceptance onto the Degree Apprenticeship programme. The programme is not intended for individuals who have already completed and graduated from University in a similar field.

From the moment you join Dyer Engineering, you’ll be a valuable full-time member of the team. You will work and be supported by the experienced and qualified team at Dyer Engineering. This programme is not for the faint hearted. The pace will be fast, and you will be expected to excel in your development so you can progress to the next stage.

What do you need?

All applicants will require UK/EEA Nationality or permanent residency status.

Depending on circumstances entry can be achieved at year 1, 2 & 3.

Year 1 applicants will need a minimum:

  • A Levels at grade C or above in both a Mathematical based subject and a Science, Technology, Engineering or additional Mathematics related subject

OR

  • 90 Credits in Engineering BTEC at Level 3

OR

  • Where applicants do not meet the standard University points tariff (112 UCAS points) for entry, their application will be considered individually. It is expected that students will have at least five GCSE’s grade 4-9 including Mathematics, English and a Science (unless competency in numeracy and literacy can be demonstrated in an alternative manner) or have completed a recognised Apprenticeship in an applicable Engineering discipline and achieved a technical qualification. Admission will be subject to students meeting the funding requirements for Skills Funding Agency support.

Year 2 Applicants will need a minimum:

  • BTEC Higher National Certificate in an applicable Engineering subject

Year 3 Applicants will need a minimum:

  • BTEC Higher National Diploma in an applicable Engineering subject

About you

Beyond your academic qualifications, we’ll be looking for evidence that you’re genuinely enthusiastic about developing a career in Engineering; we need to know you’ve thought things through and are fairly sure that this career is right for you. You’ll be analytical, methodical and good at solving problems, as well as articulate, driven and a fast learner.

We’re also very keen to take on people who love working as a team because we all enjoy working with other people. So, we’ll be interested in how you’ve worked in a group. That could be at school, with your family, in a sports team, at work, in voluntary organisations, such as the Guides, Scouts or Cadets, or as part of religious or community activities.

About us

Dyer Engineering is an innovative group of fabrication and machining businesses with wide-ranging capabilities to manufacture metal components and structures. We operate across a diverse range of markets, working with various metals, with the ability to process small parts which can be picked up by the handful, through to large-scale structures operating in harsh environments.

We are in a period of significant growth, with lots of exciting opportunities ahead. To find out more about the Company and what it’s like to work at Dyer Engineering, please visit: www.smarterstrongertogether.com

To apply for the role, please write a cover letter along with your CV to hr@dyer.co.uk