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We have a new opportunity within our quality department for an assistant inspector. Applicants should be computer literate with a background in precision engineering. Previous experience of working in a quality department would be an advantage, but not essential.

The role will include carrying out dimensional and other checks to precision machined components and assemblies, raising orders on, and processing the receipt of sub-contract services, documentation checks and adherence checks against internal procedures and customer requirements.

Applications should be sent to our main address along with an up-to-date CV, or emailed to


Whilst we are not actively recruiting right now, we are always keen to hear from skilled toolmakers (Turning & Milling) who are interested in working in our busy machine shop.

If you are interested, please apply via our address and provide a full CV and covering letter FAO Steve Denmead.

Our skilled positions have multi-levelled remuneration packages with an OTE including overtime in excess of £30k

Our ideal candidates would have the following:

Experience of XYZ control systems would be an advantage, but not essential

Be able to interpret engineering drawings

Be able to select tools & tooling and set up their own work

Positive “can do” attitude to work and new challenges

Team player who can communicate and work well with others

OTE £23k-£30k/yr depending on experience, performance and overtime levels

Please read the general information below to find out more about the many benefits and incentives a career at Keyford can offer.


All of the skilled positions in our busy electrical/electronic department are currently filled, but we are often looking for good skilled engineers, so why not drop in a CV and introduction letter now so that we can keep your details on file ready to go.

Applicants should ideally have the ability to understand and manufacture from electrical/electronic schematics.

Fully or semi-skilled applicants would be considered, with any experience of electrical/electronic panel building, soldering, looming, PCB assembly or loom assembly.

For full details of the benefits being employed by Keyford can bring, please read the general information at the foot of this page.

If you are interested in having your details held on file, please forawrd an up to date CV and covering letter/email for the attention of Richard Cornish, his email is


Are you currently at college on an engineering course?

Are you looking fro a career in engineering?

Keyford are actively looking to take on new apprentices on a regular basis for positions in our mechanical engineering department.

Whilst still at college full time, we will offer you the chance to come in during your college holiday periods and gain valuable workplace experience, whilst getting paid for the time you are with us.

Once you begin your full apprenticeship, you will be paid full time and your day relaese college days will be sponsered by us.

If you are intererested or would like to find out more, please forward your full details, including details of any courses your have completed or are currently attending.

Your details should be forwarded in writing by post to Steve Denmead, or by email via our

We look forward to hearing from you.


Keyford employ a workforce with a diverse range of skills and abilities and often have engineering opportunities in areas such as turning, milling, grinding, fabrication, fitting and other mechanical engineering roles as well as electrical and electronic engineering.

Keyford also offer apprenticeships and traineeships on a regular basis, so if you are a school leaver or are already training at college and looking for employment, then Keyford could be where you career starts.

Keyford often have openings for technical and non-technical support and administrative staff as well, such as stores personnel, inspectors, order expeditors, accounts staff, general administrative roles and more.

We offer a 39 hour basic working week, have regular sustainable overtime available, multi-layered bonus schemes, full sick pay, flexible working hours and we are ahead of the national targets for employer pension contributions.

So if you are looking for a career with a progressive company, taking on interesting and exciting challenges each day, then Keyford are interested in you.

Why not get ahead of the queue and send us your details so we can add you to our contact lists. You can write to us at our main address or email your details to

We will review any information you send us and keep your details on record for future consideration should a suitable position open.