Careers

We are Magtec

Magtec is the UK’s leading designer, manufacturer and integrator of drive systems for electric and hybrid vehicles. As a high-growth engineering company, we are looking for ambitious new recruits to join our mission.

It’s exciting and fast-paced work. Magtec offers employees the opportunity to be at the absolute forefront of new technology for the global transport industry.

If you are an engineering graduate or an established engineer, we want to hear from you. We also have roles for skilled technicians and other specialists.

A bright, new working environment

We are increasing production at our new 65,000 sq ft design and manufacturing facility in Rotherham, South Yorkshire to meet growing international demand. Magtec serves customers in the global commercial vehicle, rail, defence and logistics industries.

Founded by engineer Marcus Jenkins, our company is a friendly and supportive place to build a rewarding career with a commitment to excellence in engineering.

  • We enjoy a strong team ethic
  • We attract a significant number of ex-services personnel
  • We invest in apprenticeships to develop the next generation of engineering talent
  • We enable our employees to fulfil their potential in a dynamic and high-growth sector.

Our projects are pioneering

We are delivering drive systems for electric refuse collection vehicles, autonomous and connected electric trucks and the rail industry’s first conversion of diesel multiple units.

Magtec is supporting the British Army’s programme to assess the benefits that hybrid military vehicles can bring to the battlefield of the future.

As new recruits, you can help establish Magtec as a world leader in the automotive sector.

We are looking for:

  • Mechanical design engineers
  • Power electronics engineers
  • Embedded and high-level software engineers
  • Vehicle integration technicians (with commercial vehicle or bus experience)
  • Shop-floor assembly technicians (traction motor and gearbox, battery and controller assemblies)

Our privately-owned company offers a competitive benefits package, including bonuses, flexible working and on-site charging for electric vehicles.

Current Opportunities

Whant to know more?

Contact us to find out how you can become part of our team

Meet some of our colleagues…

Rizwan

When did you join us?

In January 2018

What do you enjoy most about your role?

Taking designs from concept through to detailed design, manufacture and production.

What is special about Magtec?

We are the UKs largest electric vehicle drive system manufacturer and EVs are much in demand. Working for a company that is part of cutting-edge technology really gives you a sense of accomplishment for a greener future!

 

Your best Magtec experience to date?

There are many types of projects I have worked on from start to finish: refuse vehicles, autonomous driving trucks and trains. The rail project stands out due to its vastness and complexity. I was part of it from the start, from 3D scanning to raft design and manufacture.

 

Who is your favourite colleague?

I enjoy working with everyone at Magtec. It’s a really friendly atmosphere. Due to the nature of the business, I have the opportunity to work with everyone, from our knowledgable and passionate company owner to our teams in production, purchasing and fitting.

Rizwan

Rizwan

When did you join us?

In January 2018

What do you enjoy most about your role?

Taking designs from concept through to detailed design, manufacture and production.

What is special about Magtec?

We are the UKs largest electric vehicle drive system manufacturer and EVs are much in demand. Working for a company that is part of cutting-edge technology really gives you a sense of accomplishment for a greener future!

 

Your best Magtec experience to date?

There are many types of projects I have worked on from start to finish: refuse vehicles, autonomous driving trucks and trains. The rail project stands out due to its vastness and complexity. I was part of it from the start, from 3D scanning to raft design and manufacture.

 

Who is your favourite colleague?

I enjoy working with everyone at Magtec. It’s a really friendly atmosphere. Due to the nature of the business, I have the opportunity to work with everyone, from our knowledgable and passionate company owner to our teams in production, purchasing and fitting.

Vlad

When did you join us?

Summer 2022, from Ukraine.

What do you enjoy about most your role?

I like creativity and multidirectional tasks and the opportunity to develop my skills in different areas. A comprehensive approach and focus on finding an elegant solution are great motivators to make the most of your skills.

What is special about Magtec?

Being part of the team in the design and manufacture of next-generation technologies. I really want to make a contribution to the activities of an innovative company that, thanks to its universal and advanced technologies, reduces the negative impact of transport on the environment, taking care of the environment and the future of humankind, and setting ambitious goals in the development of production.

Your best Magtec experience to date?

Taking part in a new battery project, using advanced technology to produce complete battery prototypes for parallel testing with existing models, optimising design, manufacturing and reducing assembly time.

Who is your favourite colleague?

Magtec is a team of like-minded people and experts in their field. All colleagues are ready to provide support in resolving issues in different areas and mentoring.

Vlad

Vlad

When did you join us?

Summer 2022, from Ukraine.

What do you enjoy about most your role?

I like creativity and multidirectional tasks and the opportunity to develop my skills in different areas. A comprehensive approach and focus on finding an elegant solution are great motivators to make the most of your skills.

What is special about Magtec?

Being part of the team in the design and manufacture of next-generation technologies. I really want to make a contribution to the activities of an innovative company that, thanks to its universal and advanced technologies, reduces the negative impact of transport on the environment, taking care of the environment and the future of humankind, and setting ambitious goals in the development of production.

Your best Magtec experience to date?

Taking part in a new battery project, using advanced technology to produce complete battery prototypes for parallel testing with existing models, optimising design, manufacturing and reducing assembly time.

Who is your favourite colleague?

Magtec is a team of like-minded people and experts in their field. All colleagues are ready to provide support in resolving issues in different areas and mentoring.

Sian

 

When did you join us?

 In June 2019.

 

What do you enjoy most about your role?

There is such variety in the work at Magtec which means that you never get bored! Every day there’s a new engineering challenge to be solved.

What is special about Magtec?

 I’ve always had a passion for technology for a greener future. Being a leader in commercial EVs means I’m working for a company which is not only innovative but designing and manufacturing products that are better for the environment.

 

Your best Magtec experience to date?

I get to work on cutting-edge technology and new products. There is such joy when you see one of the new products you’ve been working on driven around in a vehicle. This could be up the steepest hills or at speeds that haven’t previously been possible.

 

Who is your favourite colleague?

It’s great to be part of such a multi-disciplinary team. Everyone brings different skills and knowledge that you learn something new from everyone and everyone can make a difference.

Sian

Sian

When did you join us?

 In June 2019.

 

What do you enjoy most about your role?

There is such variety in the work at Magtec which means that you never get bored! Every day there’s a new engineering challenge to be solved.

What is special about Magtec?

 I’ve always had a passion for technology for a greener future. Being a leader in commercial EVs means I’m working for a company which is not only innovative but designing and manufacturing products that are better for the environment.

 

Your best Magtec experience to date?

I get to work on cutting-edge technology and new products. There is such joy when you see one of the new products you’ve been working on driven around in a vehicle. This could be up the steepest hills or at speeds that haven’t previously been possible.

 

Who is your favourite colleague?

It’s great to be part of such a multi-disciplinary team. Everyone brings different skills and knowledge that you learn something new from everyone and everyone can make a difference.