Graduate Opportunities


R E Thompson is a leading engineering company at the forefront of innovation and technological advancements. We are committed to delivering cutting-edge products to our customers. As an industry leader, we offer a dynamic and collaborative work environment that fosters growth and professional development.


Founded in 1948, R E Thompson has specialised for 75 years in manufacturing high precision parts and providing a complete manufacturing engineering solution to our customers.

Our company has built its reputation through working in true partnership with its clients, collaborating at the early stages of design and right through the manufacturing process. We value and reward the forward-thinking, creative people in our teams, and we know that our extraordinary staff are our greatest asset.

Today, we are on a mission to be the leading precision manufacturer, producing more effectively and efficiently than ever before. Our vision is to innovate, transform and autonomise manufacturing, optimising it to its full potential.

We continue to invest in cutting edge technology and we are extremely proud of our significant growth trajectory. We have ambitious plans for the future, which makes it the ideal time to join our fast-growing, innovative company.

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Some of the areas you can learn and train in:

  • CNC Machining: Milling, Turning, Laser Marking, Use of Gauges
  • Engineering: CAE/CAM, Creo, Vericut, FAIRs,
  • Quality Control: FAIRs. NCR and corrective Action Management, Auditing
  • Software Engineering: RPA (UiPath), Python, API, SQL

What we offer:

  • Competitive salary and benefits package
  • Opportunities for career growth and advancement
  • Exposure to cutting-edge technologies and projects
  • Mentorship and guidance from experienced professionals
  • Collaborative and inclusive work environment
  • Continuous learning and development opportunities

How to Apply:

If you are a highly motivated and looking to kick-start your engineering career, we invite you to join our team at R E Thompson. To apply, please submit your CV, cover letter, and any relevant work. We look forward to reviewing your application.

R E Thompson is an equal opportunity employer. We value diversity and inclusion in our workforce and encourage candidates from all backgrounds to apply.

Note: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for further steps in the selection process.

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