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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.

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…

Site Caretaker / Yard Person (Sevenoaks)

We are currently seeking an energetic and highly motivated individual to join our team at our Sevenoaks site as our Caretaker / Yard Person. The ideal candidate for this position should be detail oriented, flexible, and willing to take on all tasks as the need arises. You will be responsible for the general up keep of the whole site including the machine shop floor, offices, and restrooms, keeping them clean, tidy, and free from debris. You may also be required to use the fork lift truck so a current competency certificate or licence would be a distinct advantage.

The job role will consist of but is not limited to;

  • General up keep and tidiness of the site both in and around the building.
  • Manage the routine up keep of the exterior areas such as the stockyard, car park and the green areas.
  • Remove rubbish and recycling daily and prepare the bins for collection.
  • Handle emergency cleaning situations and upkeep requests.
  • Ensure the canteen, washing area and toilets are maintained and fully equipped.
  • If required, use the fork lift truck to empty the waste metal bins.

Whilst previous experience would be an advantage, on the job training will be given, however you will need to work well under minimum supervision, and, although a cleaning schedule will be provided, you will also, on occasions, be expected to use your initiative should an issue arise.

Working Hours:
Monday to Thursday 08:00 to 16.30.
Friday 08:00 to 15:30.
Overtime is worked after 16:30 where available.
Company workplace pension scheme.
29 days annual leave inclusive of bank and public holidays.
Salary negotiable depending on experience.

Night Shift CNC Turner – Programmer / Setter / Operator

We currently have an exciting opportunity available for an experienced, preferably time served, CNC turning programmer / setter / operator to join our night shift turning team, working predominantly from our Gillingham site.

You should be fully conversant in Fanuc or an equivalent G Code system, and be capable of programming at the machine, and setting a part from drawing.

CAD/CAM experience would be an advantage but is not essential.

An excellent understanding of materials, tooling, cutting speeds and feeds is essential. A high standard of quality is expected from all of our staff, as is the ability to work efficiently and to close tolerances.

This position is available for an immediate start. Salary is dependent on experience.

RT Quaife Engineering is an ISO 9001-2015 accredited global leader in the performance automotive drivetrain industry, supplying motorsport users, volume OEM and commercial customers with a wide variety of precision engineered products for cars, motorcycles and specialist use vehicles.

Please send your CV to HR@quaife.co.uk and complete the job application form (download form here).

CNC Vertical Milling Programmer / Setter / Operator

We are looking for an experienced, preferably time served, CNC Milling Programmer / Setter / Operator for our vertical machining centres based predominantly at our Sevenoaks site.

The applicant should be fully conversant in Fanuc, and be capable of programming and setting a part from drawing. A good knowledge of fixture design and work holding is required, as the majority of jobs are recurring, and need to be ”operator friendly”.

An excellent understanding of materials, tooling, cutting speeds and feeds is essential, as is the ability to work efficiently and to close tolerances.

A high standard of quality is expected from all of our staff.

Please send your CV to HR@quaife.co.uk and complete the job application form (download form here).

*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.