Join the team

Join the team

Would you like to become part of the Primary Engineer team? We are looking to grow our team with people who share our energy, passion and enthusiasm for inspiring and empowering young people. We have a number of Job vacancies below.

Our current vacancies!

Business Administration Apprentice

THE ROLE

We are leaders in encouraging and inspiring Children to explore Engineering as a career path. 

Our Goal, as a not-for-profit Company, is to embed engineering into the fabric of every school, ensuring all children have the opportunity to engage with engineering from a young age. 

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The Role: 

  • To support and engage with different parts of the business including interaction with customers, department heads and staff
  • Undertaking inputting and analysis of data for use
  • Working with business systems including online systems, company intranet, spreadsheets, simple databases, and presentations
  • General office duties including answering telephone calls and referring them to the appropriate person/department
  • Communicating with others, managing and replying to emails
  • Assisting where required in production operations

What You’ll Get: 

  • Salary £180.38 per week
  • Full-time role at 37.5 hours per week (8:30am – 4:30pm, Mon-Fri) 
  • 30 minutes lunch break each day  
  • 29 days holiday per year, including bank holidays 
  • On-site free parking 
  • Casual dress  
  • Professional development opportunities and progression within a growing organisation 
  • Working with some of the world’s largest blue-chip companies as part of their school outreach activities 

 We’re looking for:

  • Individuals who are looking to develop themselves and their knowledge in Business
  • Dedication to completing Apprenticeship programme within 12 month timeframe
  • A good record of attendance and smart appearance
  • Good communication skills and telephone manner
  • Ability to demonstrate basic literacy, numeracy and IT skills
  • Good time management and organisation skills
  • Minimum 5x GCSEs at grade C/5 or above (or the equivalent) including Maths and English.

Education Product Trainer

THE ROLE

We are leaders in placing engineering in Primary Schools across the UK. We achieve this by creating programmes that focus on Design Technology project-based learning with cross curricular themes. These programmes focus on the pupils designing and making, teacher training, project resources and links to engineering and engineers.

Alongside the programmes are competitions, qualifications, and opportunities for pupils to evidence their progression.

Our Product department is a key part of the organisation that develops training courses, qualifications and resources to support teachers in the delivery of our programmes. We work with some incredible world leading companies, universities, organisations and people, the opportunities to link the classroom with the world of engineering is a significant part of the programmes we design and deliver

Our Goal as a not-for-profit Company is to embed engineering into the fabric of every school, ensuring all children have the opportunity to engage with engineering from a young age, sharing the amazing achievements of pupils and the engineers who have inspired them!

The Role: 

  • Delivery of hands-on face-to-face and virtual training to teachers from Early Years, Primary through to Secondary settings which will also include non-teaching professionals such as engineers;
  • Support teachers through our qualifications programmes and further post-training customer enquiries and assist in such matters;
  • Solid understanding of the UK (including devolved countries) design technology landscape, curriculum, and objectives;
  • Understand the opportunities and constraints of the different UK curricular;
  • Take part in evaluation and continuous improvement cycles of existing products and to develop new programmes;
  • Take part and lead on pupil focused activities at events nationwide as and when the needs arise
  • Travel to and deliver training courses across the UK
  • Work with others to develop and refine educational content to ensure educational language used across the Company is understood.
  • Report on above responsibilities where appropriately requested;
  • Provision of Services required to any other group companies where appropriate;
  • Any other services required from to time according to the requirements of the business.

What You’ll Get: 

  • Salary open to be discussed appropriate to candidate’s ability/experience
  • Full-time role at 37.5 hours per week (8:30am – 4:30pm, Mon-Fri)
  • 29 days holiday per year
  • Increasing holiday allowance throughout employment
  • On-site free parking
  • Professional development opportunities and progression within a growing organisation
  • Working with some of the world’s largest blue-chip companies and UK Universities as part of their school outreach activities.
  • Opportunities to engage with inspirational people and companies, joining industry site visits and conferences.

 We’re looking for someone who: 

  • Superb make and build skills with evident attention to detail using a range of materials and electronic parts
  • An inspiring presenter of a practical subject which results in teachers and engineers building products during your courses and leaving inspired and informed
  • You will be highly creative and curious with a strong eye for design.
  • You will, within the Product team develop training course content, participate in developing new and improving current programmes and competitions
  • You will have great planning, and presentation skills and a keenness to enhance your own personal learning and development.
  • You will be enthusiastic and vocal about the link to engineering as the context for D&T
  • You will have an understanding of IT in relation to the D&T curriculum
  • You will be able to travel extensively and share driving

Head of Creative Product Design

THE ROLE

We are leaders in encouraging and inspiring Children to become Engineers and promoting Engineering as a career path.

Our Product department is vital in setting the direction and developing our programmes. Working with some incredible worldwide companies, universities, organisations and people, taking the habits of engineering into Schools across the UK.

Our Goal as a not-for-profit Company is to embed engineering into the fabric of every school, ensuring all children have the opportunity to engage with engineering from a young age, sharing the amazing achievements of pupils and the engineers who have inspired them!

The Role: 

  • Lead, manage and develop the Product team to ensure we have a creative and engaged team producing high-quality outcomes contributing to the Company’s achievements.
  • Lead the development of a creative, evidence-informed, customer-centric product vision, strategy and roadmap and empower your colleagues to meet their clear measurable goals, working towards our company mission.
  • Lead the development of well-designed and presented, audience appropriate resources, experiences and products. Setting high standards of quality.
  • Seek out and manage collaborative relationships with customers, partnerships and stakeholders in the development of products.
  • Collaborate effectively with other departments to influence business strategy.
  • Work with the Product Manager to develop product metrics such as forecasts and budgets for presentation to Senior Management Team.
  • Understand our market and its trends and competition, developing ways to capture insights to inform decisions.

What You’ll Get: 

  • Salary open to be discussed appropriate to candidate’s ability/experience
  • 29 days holiday per year
  • Increasing holiday allowance throughout employment
  • Professional development opportunities and progression within a growing organisation
  • Working with some of the world’s largest blue-chip companies and UK Universities as part of their school outreach activities.
  • Opportunities to engage with inspirational people and companies, joining industry site visits and conferences.
  • On-site free parking

 We’re looking for someone who: 

  • Is highly creative, design orientated and curious
  • Is innovative, self-motivated and inspiring
  • Is customer focused; critically thinking skills; horizon scanning,
  • Has the ability to work well within a team and interact creatively with others; ability to motive and lead others
  • Is an open and effective communicator;
  • Has the ability to manage subcontractors;
  • Has the ability to develop strategy and present to others
  • Has the ability to manage several projects through scheduling and time management

Service Delivery Co-Ordinator

THE ROLE

We are leaders in encouraging and inspiring Children to explore Engineering as a career path. 

Our Service Delivery department play a key role within the business, creating the bridge between our Partners who fund our programmes and the Schools we deliver the programmes to. 

Our Goal, as a not-for-profit Company, is to embed engineering into the fabric of every school, ensuring all children have the opportunity to engage with engineering from a young age. 

The Role: 

  • Includes elements of telesales by contacting schools via telephone calls and email communication to soft sell our funded programmes and recruit schools into taking part 
  • Build relationships with the schools for ongoing engagement 
  • Support schools throughout their programme 
  • Problem solving challenges faced by schools to ensure pupils are inspired by engineering 
  • Handling inbound calls and emails  
  • Ensuring information is accurate and up to date on CRM System 
  • Communicate effectively within your team 
  • Providing a great level of service 

What You’ll Get: 

  • Salary £21,000 to £23,000 dependent upon experience 
  • Full-time role at 37.5 hours per week (8:30am – 4:30pm, Mon-Fri) 
  • 30 minutes lunch break each day  
  • 29 days holiday per year, including bank holidays 
  • Increasing holiday allowance 
  • On-site free parking 
  • Casual dress  
  • Professional development opportunities and progression within a growing organisation 
  • Working with some of the world’s largest blue-chip companies as part of their school outreach activities 
  • Opportunity to travel nationally with the Company 
  • Opportunities to engage with inspirational people and companies  

 We’re looking for: 

  • 1 years’+ experience in telesales or in a customer-focused role 
  • Excellent relationship management skills with the ability to listen and communicate credibly and effectively both verbally and in writing 
  • Ability to work to objectives and agreed time-frames 
  • Excellent organisational skills with attention to detail to support with the management multiple contracts at the same time 
  • Good digital skills with Microsoft 365, Excel and Outlook and experience of using a CRM system 
  • Confidence in seeking out new leads and contacting schools for the first time 
You do not have to meet 100% of the requirements to apply

We’re looking for individuals who share our passion about the aims and aspirations we have and wanting to make a positive impact on the future careers of young people.

If you want to work for a value led business who change lives through STEM & Engineering engagement, and you think you’re a good fit, then we want to hear from you!

How to apply

Please submit a CV with covering letter to [email protected]