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 Controller/Engineer

NOW RECRUITING

– Annfield Plain, UK

Dyer Engineering Production Controller Engineer vacancy

The Role:

The role is with a very fast-paced manufacturing environment servicing customers in mechanical breakdowns and repairs. Responsibility areas cover a number of tasks within the business across production planning and engineering. The main purpose of the role is to create Production Plans/Work to Lists for the factory operations (machining and welding) to ensure customer priorities are met and delivery dates adhered too. Plan and control sub-contract and intercompany operations with other divisions of Dyer Engineering. Create jobs cards which includes writing engineering routes and ordering material to manufacture parts to customer drawings and in house designs. Provide weekly status updates to customers informing them of order progress. Plan and arrange transport movements and customer deliveries. Ability to work within a fast-paced environment and manage a lot of customers demands is critical.

 

Reporting to the Operations Leader – The role will involve the following duties and responsibilities:

  • Align with JS Team Leader to allocate work on a day to day basis to Shop floor
  • Create Engineering route cards, including accurately allocating/ordering materials
  • Internal and external process operations scheduling, control and progressing
  • Compiling and providing accurate order updates to customers
  • Create engineering drawings using CAD (Inventor) and hand sketches when required
  • Create sub-assembly parts from assembly drawings
  • Machining/Welding job quotations
  • Monitoring of workload and capacity planning

 

Required Experience and Skills:

  • Ideally, time served in a Practical or Technical Engineering discipline
    Or, a minimum of 3+ years’ experience in a production control/engineering role
  • Ability to read and interpret engineering drawings essential
  • Ability to use CAD advantageous
  • An understanding, interest and enthusiasm for manufacturing and engineering in practical terms.
  • Ability to think for themselves and work within a fast-paced, quick turnaround manufacturing environment.
  • Can fully understand and meaningfully contribute to discussions and decisions within your allocated Production area.
  • Effective communicator.
  • Read and interpret engineering drawings
  • A hands-on, practical approach.
  • Self-motivated with the ability to influence, engage and motivate others to perform.
  • Can make accurate judgements and identify appropriate courses of action to address problems as they arise.
  • Innovative and proactive in problem-solving.
  • Ability to remain calm and positive under pressure.

 

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

Technical Estimator

NOW RECRUITING

– Harelaw, UK

Dyer Engineering Technical Estimator vacancy

 

The Role

A full time, permanent position is available for an individual able to demonstrate the required skills and attitude to become an integral part of the team. Working as part of the Sales and Marketing team applicants will be expected to support Business Development activities against new opportunities and support Account Managers on existing customer accounts. The role will also involve a close working relationship with internal technical and production staff to ensure costs are as accurate as possible whilst also working with key customer contacts where required to ensure quotations are in line with their requirements.

A very good understanding of technical drawings is required as well as manufacturing methods in order to ensure quotations are as accurate as possible in line with the customers designs and specifications. Good communication skills are needed to ensure that the link between internal technical functions are used effectively to deliver accurate timings and in order to communicate effectively with the customer in order to gauge timely feedback and develop relationships. The role will also require an understanding of purchasing and contact with material and sub contract service suppliers to determine best external costs.

This role is key to driving growth and developing the future of the business and as such the responsibilities and projects will be continually changing bringing with them new and exciting opportunities. The right candidate must be driven to succeed and be able to adapt to meet company and customer needs.

 

Reporting to Sales and marketing leadership – The role will include the following key responsibilities:

  • Develop a strong and effective relationship with Customer Account Managers and Sales staff
  • Log and respond to an assigned portfolio of new and existing customer request for quotations.
  • Provide costings and quotations in a timely manner in line with customer drawings and specifications
  • Carry out timely routine follow-ups on quotations.
  • Liaise directly with customers on progress and to resolve any technical queries
  • Liaise with supply chain to gain the best possible pricing on purchased items as part of quotation package
  • Work with production departments to gauge feedback on costings to develop accurate labour costs
  • Work with production to determine accurate lead times for quotation
  • Work with the NPI team to convert new purchase orders and communicate all relevant points from the enquiry stage.
  • Maintain quotation database, monitor and report activities as requested.
  • Develop and maintain standard operations and procedures relating to daily routines.
  • Adopt a continuous improvement attitude to daily tasks

 

Required Experience and Skills:

  • Previous experience of a cost estimating role within repeat/batch manufacturing is preferred.
  • Engineering/ CNC Machining and Fabrication background
  • Excellent mathematical and numerical skills
  • Understand technical drawings
  • Able to understand different industry/customer needs and tailor specific solutions
  • Comfortable managing multiple and varied projects simultaneously.
  • Produce BOMs and manufacturing build plans with estimated production times
  • Ability to work with minimum supervision, individually and as part of a team.
  • Good communication skills (written and oral) and a professional manner
  • Able to prioritise own schedule of work and show good organization skills.
  • Ability to interact with staff at all levels.
  • Good level of computer literacy – Excel, Word and Outlook.

 

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

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