Careers Opportunities - Knight Group

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As an independent business that has been supplying precision metals for over 80 years, we know from experience, that people are the most valuable asset to both our business and our customers. Whether we are recruiting new employees to bring new skills and expertise to the team or building on the excellent knowledge, talents and experience of our existing team, investment and support is in place. Every individual receives encouragement and support to develop and achieve their full potential.

Our teams are able to share expertise and knowledge with our suppliers and in turn, our customers trust us to deliver the advice, products and service they need. As a direct result of working closely with both sides of the supply chain, creates efficient operations and cost savings, whilst strengthening our ability to drive new business opportunities forward for mutual benefit.

At the Knight Group, our strategies for success have our people at the heart of them. We foster a motivational environment and furthermore, everyone who works for us is crucial to our success. Consistent high quality learning and development experiences, play a central role in how we work. Through providing opportunities for professional growth, recognising and rewarding hard work, and most importantly ensuring a safe and healthy environment, we have an exceptional team and consequently a very low staff turnover. If you would be interested in working with us, please take a look at our Graduate Training Programme.

As a result of joining our Graduate Training Programme you will have a great opportunity to be part of a company that really values its employees, and shows a commitment to your growth and development. Due to the nature of our business, successful candidates will need the prior knowledge and skills gained from a degree in Engineering (Mechanical/Metallurgy & Materials or similar) as a foundation. You will receive ongoing support and undertake hands on training, develop deeper specialist knowledge and its application within industry.

As part of the scheme you will gain an inside view into all aspects of the Knight Group operations, gaining diverse training with each team from production and planning through to sales and marketing. You can develop an exciting and dynamic career that builds on your strengths and ambitions. Following the successful completion of the programme, we offer rewarding opportunities to progress into a commercial or operational role.

Having completed their graduate training, our graduates have progressed on to successful roles within the company in a variety of areas suited to their individual skills, talents and interests.

Current Vacancies

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Knight Strip Metals Ltd (Precision Strip Stockist and Processor)

Knight Strip Metals Ltd (KSM) was established as a family run business in North London 1940, with origins as a spring manufacturer. Recognising the growing need for consistent high quality strip, KSM expanded both its stock and processing capabilities, becoming the reliable source that UK manufacturers could count on. Today, KSM has an impressive global customer base across a number of sectors. Through increasing our standard stock profile, exclusive supply agreements with recognised mills and extending its metal stockholding and processing facilities, KSM continues to evolve to meet the changing needs and challenges facing manufacturers. As one of the largest independent precision strip and processors in Europe, with over 75 years of metallurgy expertise, we are the supplier of choice when it comes to quality and reliability. From our Birmingham production and warehouse facility, we supply a wide range of popular grades and specialty alloys including:

Knight Precision Wire Ltd (Precision Wire Stockist and Processor)

Knight Precision Wire Ltd (KPW) specialises in the processing, stockholding and supply of quality precision wire to demanding industries worldwide. KPW has been supporting industry since the 1960s, and has developed a worldwide customer base with quality conscious companies. KPW stocks an exceptionally wide range of speciality wire, which combined with the company’s extensive processing capabilities ensure that we can reliably meet your wire requirement. Additionally, our technical and materials experience enable us to provide effective solutions to your wire problems.

Over recent years KPW has expanded its expertise and product range with the acquisition of several successful manufacturers of niche products. Our well-known brands include:

  • Omega Resistance Wire – electrical resistance wire and tapes from nickel alloys and copper alloys. Major applications are heat treatment, control resistors, thermocouples, electrical heating elements and glass sealing applications.
  • Rowan Cable Products – bare and insulated conductors in copper, tinned copper and aluminium alloys specifically for the electrical, utilities, rail and engineering industries.
  • KC Smith Ortho – highly specialised products for the orthodontic and medical industry. Customers include dental laboratories, NHS hospitals, and universities.

Precision Metals EU (Precision Strip & Wire Solutions, Serving European Manufacturers and ROW)

Since 1975 Precision Metals EU (PM) have been providing dedicated stockholding and processing services to manufacturers across Europe. Utilising the knowledge, expertise and resources of its sister companies, Knight Strip Metals Ltd and Knight Precision Wire Ltd, Precision Metals EU has independently established itself as a key precision metals supplier in the European manufacturing chain.

Offering both popular alloy grades as standard and sourcing rare materials to support niche sectors and applications, PM has the precision strip and wire solutions to meet your needs.