Engineering and Maintenance

Engineering and maintenance is one of the UK's broadest sectors. Almost 5.7 million people work in engineering in the UK - could one of them be you?

There are many organisations in Swindon and Wiltshire that offer positions in engineering and engineering maintenance. These include Knorr-Bremse, Avon Protection and BMW. We have included car maintenance roles in this category with multi-site organisations like Kwik Fit, Halfords and ATS Euromaster providing a range of car maintenance roles.
Engineering can take a variety of forms – civil, military, or mechanical but the term ‘engineering industry’ is normally used in a more limited sense to describe the industry devoted to the manufacture of engines, machine-tools, and machinery. Design engineering can be an exciting and rewarding career as at the end of the process you will have a finished product. Engineers may use CAD and 3D printers to design. Maintenance engineers could work on the front line of a factory diagnosing breakdown problems, ordering parts and fixing machines. Maintenance engineers work in all fields of engineering.
In 2020, there were 34,000 people employed in the advanced manufacturing and engineering sector in Swindon and Wiltshire, accounting for 10% of all jobs in the area.

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What you'll need

You’ll need design skills and knowledge, thinking and reasoning skills, problem-solving skills, to be thorough and pay attention to detail and analytical thinking skills.

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