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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 commercial projects, electric vehicles and even desalination plants.

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

Current Vacancies:

Due to continued growth, Quaife is looking for enthusiastic individuals to join our expanding team. Contact us today and join UK leaders in automotive engineering…


Quality Engineer                                       Added 19/04/18

Main duties and responsibilities:

Reporting to the Chief Production Officer, your main duties will be to maintain and develop the existing Quality Management System including;

Key activities, (activity / tasks include but are not limited to):

To oversee and hold to account the Quality team dealing with;

Other activities will include;

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. Flexibility in meeting company needs is required by all employees.

Please note – No agencies


CNC Turning Programmer / Setter / Operator               Added 05/04/18

We are currently looking for experienced, preferably time served, CNC Turning Programmers, Setters and Operators to join our turning team, working predominantly from our Gillingham site.

You should be fully conversant in Fanuc 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.

We offer a competitive salary, uniform, pension and 21 days annual leave plus bank holidays.

Contact us today and join UK leaders in automotive engineering.

CV’s to be emailed to Karl@Quaife.co.uk

Please note – No agencies


Progress Chaser                                 Added 19/03/18

Are you passionate about motorsport? Do you love cars and have a keen interest in automotive engineering? If so, we would love to hear from you. We are looking for a Progress Chaser to join us at Quaife Engineering.

The Progress Chaser’s role will necessitate a very flexible approach to all aspects of their work, ensuring several production plans move forward at the right pace with the required items being ready for the subsequent operations, be that in house or subcontract. If you are adept at spinning various plates at once, you are halfway there.

Day to day duties will include (but will not be limited to):

Essential attributes:

Desirable but not essential:

The above list is not exhaustive and we would expect anyone in this position to do everything within their power to ensure the future success of RT Quaife Engineering.

The ideal candidate must be extremely organised and prepared to work over two different sites when necessary, (Sevenoaks and Gillingham). We would like someone who can inspire those around them with a “make it happen” attitude which ensures targets are met.

Founded in 1965, Quaife remains a family run business that has seen great success in the manufacture of precision engineered automotive driveline components. This success continues as we expand our production capabilities to meet increased demand from some of the world’s most notable OEMs. Join us and be a part of this exciting journey…

Please note – No agencies


*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.

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

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