Careers in “Creative Engineering”

Farrat is an award-winning family business, with smart people at our core.

We are proud to have an incredibly diverse range of talented people working towards common goals and standards of excellence. Our strong, multi-disciplinary team are powered by a shared belief in “creative engineering” and as a result we have a solid track-record of success. Our people seek technical excellence and innovation on each and every project with the goal of exceeding the expectations of our clients. As such, our offices have a great working atmosphere where collaboration plays a large role.

We aim to be best in the world at what we do and we’re always looking for like-minded smart professionals to join our team and build their careers.

 

We currently have opportunities open in our team for;

Technical Sales Engineers

As a Technical Sales Engineer at Farrat, you will use a combination of technical knowledge and sales skills to provide valuable support & advice on a range of products – helping to take innovative projects forwards across the globe.

You will act as a key point of contact for clients and provide both pre and after-sales advice. A certain level of expertise is needed as you’ll assist colleagues with enquiries, bids and tenders (for both new and existing clients) from a technical perspective.

This is a fast moving technical role, where you will gain exposure to, learn from and liaise regularly with, teams across:

  • sales
  • engineering
  • production
  • purchasing
  • quality
  • research and development
  • senior company managers

We are currently seeking Technical Sales Engineers across multiple Construction and Industrial business areas, so if you’re capable of providing timely, proactive and accurate technical advice, then take your next step with us at Farrat.

For more details or to submit your CV, please contact us here.

Application Engineers

As an Application Engineer at Farrat, you will work within a multi-disciplinary team to produce drawings & designs for some of the world’s most exciting and innovative construction projects.

You will be responsible for supporting both the sales team and the client, helping to deliver workable and compliant solutions for a range of applications including: industrial, structure borne vibration in building structures, and room acoustics / high performance sound insulation.

This role requires a consultative approach, as you will be providing technical guidance and at times will be working with Contractors and attending site when necessary.

Alongside supporting the existing customer, you will also seek new business opportunities and may be given the opportunity to contribute to technical reports to support tender applications.

You can expect to be active on a number of international projects and client accounts at any given time, where you will exceed expectations.

If you’re ambitious and have practical and applied expertise in vibro-acoustics and structural dynamics, then we want to hear from you.

For more details or to submit your CV, please contact us here.

Mechanical Design Engineers

Farrat Mechanical Design Engineers create solutions for some of the largest names in the industrial sector.

As part of our Industrial team, you will play a central role in the design and implementation of our Support & Levelling of Industrial Machinery product range. You will have the opportunity to work on all stages of a product, from research and development through to mechanical design, manufacture, and guidance on installation.

You will design for manufacture a mixture of mechanical assemblies and ensure that projects are planned and delivered to meet client timescales.

This role includes liaising with our R&D and production teams to provide end to end support to all surrounding departments.

We work closely with a trusted global network of industrial distributors and original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) to provide solutions to all manner of industrial applications. Therefore, candidates with previous experience as a Product Design Engineer, Mechanical Design Engineer, Solidworks 3D CAD Technician, Product Designer or a Mechanical Engineer are of particular interest.

For more details or to submit your CV, please contact us here.

Administrators

If you’re highly organised and aspire to be key to the smooth running of an organisation, a career at Farrat as an Administrator definitely is for you.

Administrators at Farrat provide both clerical and administrative support to various areas of the business, either as part of a team or individually. You will be involved with the coordination and implementation of office procedures and frequently have responsibility for specific projects and tasks.

Regardless of the specific area of the business you will be joining, this role involves both written and oral communication, word processing and typing, and requires relevant skills such as IT, organisational and presentation skills, as well as the ability to multi-task and work well under pressure.

In some cases, specialist knowledge or qualifications may be required, however if you’re thinking about joining us, we will help you to realise your long-term ambitions.

For more details or to submit your CV, please contact us here.

Production Operators / Machine Operators

Due to the wide range of products and solutions that we manufacture at Farrat, we often have requirements for Production Operators/Machine Operators to join our Team.

For more details or to submit your CV, please contact us here.

Ready to join our team?

If any of our current opportunities sound like the right fit for you, or if you want to express your interest in a career at Farrat, please submit your CV with covering email on the link below:

TOP 10
REASONS
TO JOIN
FARRAT

We asked our Team what the key benefits of working at Farrat are. Here are some of their responses:

Why join Farrat-positive attitude and work ethic of my colleagues
Why join Farrat-being in a multicultural and dynamic team
Why join Farrat-gain exposure to different areas of the business
Why join Farrat-being part of a family run company
Why join Farrat-seeing my designs manufactured here on site
Why join Farrat-range, size and high-profile of our projects
Why join Farrat-learning from professionals who are experts in niche fields
Why join Farrat-being one of very few companies in the world that do what we do
Why join Farrat-encouraged to find the best solution possible, every time
Why join Farrat-flexibility and opportunity for work life balance

Learning and Professional Development

We provide a continuous learning environment so that our people can thrive in their careers. In order to help our people to become as good as they can be in their professional field, we have built close working relationships with industry recognised bodies to develop training and development programmes. Farrat is a member of:

  • The Manufacturing Institute
  • The Steel Construction Institute
  • The Institute of Structural Engineers
  • The Institute of Mechanical Engineers
  • The CPD Service
  • “Sponsoring Organisation” of the Institute of Acoustics
  • The Greater Manchester Chamber of Commerce

As a result, we have been able to enroll a number of our people on higher education and professional development courses, such as Lean Fellowship’s and MBA’s, alongside regular interpersonal, management and leadership events and seminars. By developing the skills and knowledge of our team, we are able to enhance our processes and manufacture world-class, certified and accredited products for our clients.

View our Accreditations

Certifications & Awards

Shared Knowledge: Future of Creative Engineering

Apprenticeships

We offer apprenticeships across all areas of the business, from manufacturing to sales administration. For more information on apprenticeships at Farrat, please get in touch.

 

STEM

Our engineers are passionate about what they do, and so are we. We help to inspire others to share our passion by regularly planning & engaging with STEM workshops that encourage and educate young people about careers in Science, Technology, Engineering & Maths professions. Farrat CEO, Oliver Farrell, and Technical Director, Ryan Arbabi, have both been awarded for their work as dedicated STEM Ambassadors by STEM.org.uk.

 

Knowledge Transfer Partnership (KTP)

Farrat have partnered with Innovate UK, The University of Manchester and Salford University to bring on board two KTP Associates, who will work with us on extensive R&D which will be used to advance our products even further.

Contact us to get involved with one of our “Shared Knowledge” initiatives

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