Vehicle seating, design and manufacture
Over 35 years of engineering excellence


Rescroft Ltd is a long established, financially robust company that specialises in the design, manufacture and testing of seating for the road vehicle industry. Production is carried out at two sites in Redditch and the processes include:

Palmers Road - metal presswork (power presses up to 150 tonnes); mig welding (mild steel); tube bending; general metalwork. In addition the company has its own seat belt anchorage test rig for testing seats to European standards. Oxleasow Road – foam moulding; vacuum forming; sewing covers; trim and assembly (benchwork).

The company has the following vacancy:

Mechanical Engineer – Product Development

The Mechanical Engineer will work with a small team of engineers and technical staff on the design and development of vehicle seating and associated products. Design involves styling considerations, structural requirements, regulatory compliance, production engineering and product testing.

The technical department designs for the company’s own products and focuses on the in-house production capabilities. These include power press components, welding fabrication, flexible foam production, vacuum-formed plastic panels, seat cover manufacture and trim, assembly and packaging

Applicants should have good engineering skills with qualifications/experience equivalent to graduate level, a high standard of 3D modelling (ideally Solidworks software) and a keen interest in product design.

- Research potential products
- Assess regulatory compliance
- Prepare working designs taking account of style and
  structural integrity
- Select material specifications
- Assist with the prototype build
- Carry out in-house product testing
- Attend external test facilities
- Modify design as required and produce final product
- Prepare production specifications

This position is fulltime, permanent and stable although consideration will be given to suitable applicants who prefer a part-time commitment.

Factory hours of work:

Mon-Fri 8.00am – 5.00pm, lunch 1.00 – 1.30pm
Fri 8.00am – 1.00pm

For more information contact Sue Berry on
01527 521300 or 07912 308753 Send CV to


Rescroft® is a limited company registered in England and Wales. Registered number: 2900615. Registered office: 20 Oxleasow Road, East Moons Moat, REDDITCH, Worcestershire, B98 0RE, UK. VAT No.: GB 641 050582. Tel: +44 (0) 1527 521300 | Fax: +44 (0) 1527 521301. Email:
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