Why work for Ipeco?

Ipeco operates across a wide range of market sectors and is always seeking new staff in a variety of disciplines – from machining and assembly to commercial, technical and administration. We depend on and value highly the skills of our employees, in order to achieve our business goals and to uphold our reputation for high quality service.

Employee focus

Ipeco is a family owned business and we welcome every new employee into our growing workplace family. Our employees are our most important asset and the future of the Ipeco depends on the strength of its people to stimulate, challenge and innovate new ideas.

The Company is dedicated to the development of all employees to build a career within our business. We offer a broad range of placements with continued progression paths and further training. Cross-training of roles is also encouraged, so there is an opportunity to learn something new. There are no limits to what you can achieve here at Ipeco.

Safety first

Ipeco is a socially responsible organisation with exceptional health, safety and environmental practices. To ensure all staff work together safely, Level 2 Health & Safety certifications are offered to all employees. The Company adheres to all current industry regulations, with equally high expectations of its sales, customer support and supplier network.

Above all, Ipeco wishes to be seen as an employer people want to work for and an employer customers want to do business with, at all times providing the infrastructure, management and vision to deliver excellence in all that it does.

Training centre

The Ipeco Training Centre opened in 2005 with its first intake of apprentices. It has full accreditation from City & Guilds, Highfield Qualifications and Excellence, and Achievement & Learning (EAL) to deliver a wide range of qualifications.

The workshop facility has CNC and conventional machine tools, together with bench-fitting and mechanical inspection sections. The ICT suite includes CAD software and computers for CNC programming activities.

Our Extended Career Scheme is dedicated to helping you people achieve their full potential. This is underpinned by a strong mentoring network across the business.

Career builder schemes

We have been training engineering apprentices since the late 1960s and you will often hear people at Ipeco describe them as the ‘life-blood’ of our company. We take great pride in the progress of our people and owe much of our continued success to those who have taken the decision to join us.

Our Extended Career Scheme gives young people the opportunity to develop a breadth of engineering skills to suit their own attributes and interests. In addition to this, Ipeco is delighted to offer  schemes, including Mechanical Assembly and Upholstery, for those more experienced that wish to change career or retrain in a new trade.

Our training programmes are unique and the range of outcomes are diverse. Trainees can become design engineers, buyers, accountants, assemblers, CNC machine tool setter/operators, programmers, taking positions of responsibility within the Company at all levels – supervisors, managers and even vice-presidents.

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 Extended Career builder Scheme

 Upholstery Scheme

 Mechanical Assembly Scheme

Current vacancies

This is your opportunity to become involved and use your skills to shape our future work. As an Ipeco employee you can expect a competitive salary with great benefits within a friendly working environment.  If you are interested in working with us, please view our vacancies and apply below.

If you are interested in working with us, but there are no suitable opportunities for you at the moment, please send your CV to for future consideration.

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Vacancies at Ipeco Holdings Ltd (Head Office, London Southend, UK)

CNC Operator

To manufacture small-batch aerospace components
Posted on: 18/01/2023 

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Electrical Assembler

To electrically and mechanically assemble Galley products and electrical sub assemblies
Posted on: 22/12/2022 

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Logistic Support Operative

The management of inventory and the associated production documentation.
Posted on: 29/11/2022 

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Manufacturing Operative – Surface Treatment Plant

To assist in all the processes related to the Surface Treatment Plant (STP) and Wastewater Treatment Plant (WWTP)
Posted on: 13/09/2022 

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Manufacturing Operative – Upholstery

To carry out various manufacturing functions within the Upholstery Manufacturing cell.
Posted on: 11/11/2022 

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Mechanical Assembler

To build/assemble all levels from minor mechanical assemblies, riveted structures, major mechanical assemblies and sub-assemblies.
Posted on: 09/11/2022 

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Product Quality Engineer

The purpose of the role is to inspect products and assemblies produced by Ipeco and suppliers approved by Ipeco.
Posted on: 12/01/2023 

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Supplier Quality Engineer

To lead supplier quality initiatives within the supply chain to enhance the time, cost and quality benefits of supplier parts into Ipeco.
Posted on: 29/11/2022 

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Vacancies at Ipeco Composites (Clevedon, UK)

Manufacturing Engineer

Responsible for all aspects of Manufacturing Engineering a product within Ipeco Composites from the ‘development of a concept’ to a full production state. The responsibility of the role includes all aspects of the customer’s order from the start of project which includes tooling, materials, & related plant and equipment to ensure timely completion. Responsible to write and maintain the Manufacturing Procedures (MPs) for internal products through to full production support.
Posted on: 22/12/2022 

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Production Operator – Composites

Reporting to the Team Supervisor, the ideal candidate will have the ability to lay up using advanced prepreg materials and/or assemble a variety of Composite structures and components using adhesives and mechanical fasteners.
Posted on: 24/05/2022 

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Training Instructor & Coordinator

To deliver and support the Ipeco Group’s training activities at Ipeco Composites.
Posted on: 17/08/2022 

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Vacancies at Ipeco Electronics (St Neots, UK)

Electronic Assembly Person

To assemble, solder and wire PCB assemblies and units and conformal coat and apply adhesives to product as specified in drawings.
Posted on: 16/08/2022 

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Electronic Engineer

To carry out electronic development activities to support hardware development for aerospace and military applications
Posted on: 16/12/2022 

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Electronics Apprenticeship

To undertake a nationally recognised apprenticeship to support the function of the business.
Posted on: 03/01/2023 

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Senior Electronic Engineer  New Vacancy

To carry out all engineering activities in support of new and existing projects as designated by the Engineering Development Manager in line with customer and company expectations
Posted on: 24/01/2023 

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Test Engineer

To provide service to the test department in product testing, fault diagnostics of production and returns, obsolescence replacement verification, test documentation and working closely with both Test and Electronic Engineers.
Posted on: 01/11/2022 

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There are no vacancies at our other sites at this time.

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