The Automotive industry has helped lead the charge for the manufacturing industries meteoric rise over the last 5 years, accounting for over 8% of total manufacturing output and employing over 170,000 people.
Although the industry is facing challenges through the newly legislated “Diesel tax” and Brexit, there is still optimism within the industry. Significant recent investment into Autonomous vehicles, low carbon technologies and motorsport, has allowed the UK to stay at the forefront of innovation. It is expected that the rise of Autonomous vehicles alone will help to create an additional 25,000 jobs, so it is still an exciting time to join the industry.
Key industry players operating in the UK:
Jaguar Land Rover, Aston Martin, Bentley, Mclaren, BMW, Vauxhall, Toyota, Nissan, Honda UK, LEVC, Leyland Trucks, Alexander Dennis, Dennis Eagle, JCB, Caterpillar, Red Bull Racing, Mercedes AMG Petronas
Key Subsectors we support:
Passenger vehicle, Commercial Vehicle, Motorsport, Autonomous Vehicles, Powertrain
Pontem are located within the industrial heartland of the Birmingham Automotive Industry, perfectly positioned within the Fort Dunlop, neighbouring the UK’s largest car producer in JLR; allowing us to maintain strong links within its local supply chain. We are well networked within the industry allowing us to meet your demands on both a contract and permanent basis.
Pontem have worked closely with a range of OEM, global Tier 1 and Tier 2 manufacturers whose specialisms range from interior trim and braking systems through to door locking systems and powertrain.
Roles we specialise in include:
Within the Automotive sector we recruit across our core job disciplines along with specialised roles specifically relatable to the Automotive Industry
- Purchasing/ Supply Chain
- Sector Niches: TS16949 Auditor, VDA 6.3 Auditor, NVH Engineer, Chassis Engineer, Wire Harness Engineer, Embedded Software Engineer, Homologation Engineer, Design Engineer (Interior/Exterior Trim), Vehicle Technician/Mechanic
Contact us to see how we can help you with your next move or assist you with finding staff, within the Automotive sector.