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RT Quaife Engineering Ltd is an ISO9001 certified business that employs over 80 staff at two high technology facilities in Kent. Precision engineering of high performance drivetrain components for the motorsport sector represents the firm's core business, but Quaife also delivers advanced powertrain solutions for OEMs, commercial and electric vehicles - even desalination plants.

Constantly expanding and operating in a growth sector across a global marketplace, please review Quaife's current openings below if you are a highly skilled individual seeking to join our dynamic and committed team.

Current Vacancies:

RT Quaife Engineering Ltd is a well-established engineering company based in Kent, which has been trading for over 50 years. We specialise in providing powertrain solutions to the motorsport industry, and control the entire process from design to manufacture in-house. We have modern facilities with state-of-the-art equipment to ensure we are always at the forefront of our field.

Due to a recent increase in orders, a number of exciting positions have become available at RT Quaife Engineering’s manufacturing facilities based in Gillingham and Sevenoaks, Kent.

We are currently seeking:

Customer service advisor.

The Customer Services Advisor position is vital to our organisation; you will be the first face and Voice our customer will hear and meet. You will live and breathe our values and ensure that our customers receive excellent customer service, whether that be from resolving their queries or processing their orders.

Whether you have previous experience in a similar role or transferable skills from another industry, we promise to give you training, ongoing support and development so that you can act within your customer’s best interest.

The main roles of the successful candidate will be:

  • To ensure customer satisfaction is met, from sales calls to delivery of their order.
  • Taking customers’ payments and ensuring monies have been received.
  • Answering incoming phone calls (sales & technical).
  • Answering customer e-mails (sales & technical).
  • Keeping customers informed of their order delivery dates.
  • Liaising with Stores to check stock levels on products and raise Works Orders.
  • Dealing with customers face to face when they are met on site.
  • Managing account customers and ensure all their requirements are met.
  • Representing Quaife at shows when required.

Desired Experience:

  • Knowledge of transmission and drive train components.
  • A general knowledge of car mechanics.
  • Experience in a previous customer service role.

Experience in these fields would be an advantage but not essential as training will be provided.

A high standard of quality and attention to detail is expected from all of our staff, as is the ability to work in a dynamic environment. This job description is designed to help you in the understanding of the role and is not intended to be a definitive list of duties, as flexibility in meeting company needs is required by all employees.

Skilled CNC machinists for both the turning and milling sections who are able to program, set and operate FANUC controlled machining centres. 

For these roles, candidates would have preferably completed a Mechanical Engineering Apprenticeship or have completed at least four years training within the industry and are fully conversant in FANUC or a similar G-code based system.

An excellent understanding of materials, tooling, cutting speeds and feed is essential to these roles, as is the ability to work efficiently and to close tolerances from an engineering drawing.

General machine operators to support the above. 

Experience in an engineering environment is preferable but not essential as training will be given on site, however the ability to work logically and efficiently is required as successful candidates will have specific time and quantity targets to achieve.

We can offer a competitive salary, based on experience, plus 29 days annual leave inclusive of bank and public holidays.

If you would like to know more about any of the roles we have available then please send a current CV and contact details to HR@Quaife.co.uk and we will contact you to discuss these.

You can check out our machining capabilities by following the link below.

https://www.quaife.co.uk/about-quaife/capabilities/

You can also see the range of products we manufacture by following the link below.

https://www.quaife.co.uk/quaife-products/

 

Are you keen to join a forward-thinking automotive driveline component manufacturer? Are you passionate about precision engineering, motorsport and the latest performance product trends? Then we would love to hear from you…

*These job descriptions are designed to help applicants in the understanding of their roles, and are not intended to be a definitive list of duties, as flexibility in meeting company needs is required by all employees.

We respectfully request that CVs are sent in by candidates only; no agencies please.