WFEL Careers

WFEL has long been a pioneer of engineering excellence and innovation across the Defence sector, for both Land and Air based solutions. As an established leader in tactical military bridging, supplying gap-crossing solutions across the world for over four decades and a key partner in the UK MoD’s Boxer Mechanised Infantry Vehicle programme, WFEL is justifiably proud of its strong heritage and highest quality engineering solutions.

As a trusted partner to our military customers around the globe, our employees are the heart of our company. We have a skilled and experienced workforce dedicated to achieving excellence in all areas of the business, from Engineering to Project Management, Business Support to Operations.

We are now embarking on an exciting new Armoured Vehicle contract for the UK MoD, so we're looking for yet more talented and motivated individuals to work from our North West Engineering Centre of Excellence in a wide range of career opportunities.

If you are interested in joining our team, please submit your CV, together with a covering letter detailing your area of interest, to: careers@wfel.com No Agencies please.


We have a current vacancy for a Project Accountant

Finance role reporting to the Head of Project Accounting

Part-Qualified Accountant or equivalent

Experienced with SAP – FICO & the CO module

Advanced Excel skills

Assist in monthly financial reporting on Projects, key performance, analysing and presenting on financials for the Boxer Project.

Team player and effective communicator

Enthusiastic and keen to drive own development in line with the aims of the project and the business

Applications before: 31 July 2020

Please submit your CV, together with a covering letter, to: careers@wfel.com

No Agencies please



** NEW VACANCY - NDE Technician

The NDE Technician will complete MPI tests and inspection of products at various stages of production process, with an emphasis on Non-destructive testing. Sets up and operates Magnetic Particle Inspection MPI equipment.

Reviews part prints, procedures, and work instructions to complete testing.

Performing Quality Inspections, including MPI methods, verifying that parts or materials meet specifications indicated.

Sets up and performs non-destructive tests on materials, parts, or products to measure performance, life, or material characteristics: Positions parts between electrodes of magnetic testing equipment and activates switch to induce magnetic field that attracts and accumulates iron oxide particles at defective points.

Coordinating with Quality Manager on all applicable issues.

Documenting report, and corrective/preventative actions.

Ensures that equipment operates correctly.

Ensures compliance to the process for the Control of Records and Document Control Process.

Participation in problem solving activities, to mitigate the presence of defects identified.

The ability to read and accurately interpret drawings/specifications.

The ability to use Quality Instruments, i.e. Weld gauges, micrometers, steel ruler, etc.

Qualified in accordance with ISO9712 for VT/MT/PT, minimum

Exposure of working within a Manufacturing/Engineering environment (ideally on sub assembly components for either - Aerospace, MOD, Motorsport, Oil & Gas or Nuclear)


Applications before 07 August 2020

Please submit your CV, together with a covering letter, to: careers@wfel.com

No Agencies please



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