Workshop Engineer

MetLase provides bespoke engineering solutions to complex problems, where precision and speed of deployment are critical.  MetLase has built a multi-disciplinary engineering team capable of delivering custom design, innovation and operational efficiencies. 

Due to business growth we are now lloking to recruit a Workshop Engineer to be responsible for the support of all workshop activities including the preparation of parts laser cut from sheet metal and the assembly of a variety of products, ensuring they meet specification.

Key responsibilities of the role include:

  • Manufacturing/assembly of new products working with Design Engineers, ensuring they meet specification, functional, design and business performance requirements
  • Involvement in the manufacturing of innovative products from concept to operation including, prototyping, manufacture, testing, installation and commissioning
  • Measurement and inspection of products ensuring they are up to specification
  • Supporting other engineers within the team
  • Ensuring intellectual property and commercial issues associated with product development and introduction are effectively managed with suppliers and customers. Continuous improvement/Workshop support
  • Developing own knowledge and ability
  • Continuous improvement activities to support business growth
  • Workshop support, equipment maintenance, stock check. Reporting
  • Keeping senior management and Engineers up-to-date on project status and progress.

The successful candidate will be qualified to HNC/HND in an Engineering Disipline and be able to demonstrate the following skills:

  • IT skills
  • Strong planning
  • Organising and time management skills
  • Written and verbal communication skills
  • Customer focus
  • Be quality focused
  • Be self-motivated
  • Flexible and committed to achieving team/site objectives
  • Strong team player

In return, you will benefit from monthly 1-1s with your line manager, a PDP designed specifically for you, twice yearly appraisals, Employee Engagement surveys, wellbeing events and employee benefits through Unipart Group. 


  • Hours: 38hrs per week
  • Location: Advanced Manufacturing Park, Sheffield
  • Benefits: 25 days holiday + statutory Bank Holidays, DC Pension Scheme, cycle to work scheme, Employee Assistance Programme, Life Assurance