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Best Engineering Companies To Work For In 2019

  • by: Azem Hoti
  • On: 4, Jul 2019
2 min read

There are hundreds of excellent companies to work for if you’re an engineer. Many of the biggest companies in the world rely on engineers to design and create their products, and have a host of perks and incentives to attract the best engineering talent.

Whether you’re just starting your engineering career, or looking for a change, here are some of the best engineering companies you can work for.

Best Companies For Engineers To Work For


Virgin is one of the biggest companies in the world, and has ample opportunities for engineers of all kinds. Whether you want to work on planes, spacecraft, or other emerging technologies like 5G, Virgin has many exciting opportunities.

The Virgin group is known around the world as one of the titans of the business world. Working for them in any capacity would be a huge opportunity for an engineer, getting on the biggest names in the industry on your CV.


Toyota is creating pioneering new technology for autonomous vehicles. One of the original pioneers in hybrid and electric cars, Toyota has set the bar for innovation in the automotive industry, and has exciting roles for engineers of all levels developing new electric technology.

All car companies are looking to the future, with a focus on sustainability. As attitudes towards cars change, and the culture around them changes, engineers will play an important role in creating new forms of transport.

Find out more about working in the automotive sector.

Jaguar Land Rover

Jaguar Land Rover is one of the biggest and most successful automotive companies in the world, and the pride of the UK manufacturing industry.

A historic and prestigious company, Jaguar Land Rover employs over 30,000 people in the UK. New technology in the automotive sector is increasingly making cars into machines as well as vehicles, and engineers are vital to the continued development of the field.

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Airbus is one of the biggest aviation companies in the world right now, with over 130,000 employees around the world. They work in defence as well as aerospace, building mission equipment and spacecraft. Both aviation and electrical engineers can work in a variety of roles at Airbus, and will find ample opportunities for career progression.

Airbus fulfils around half of all commercial airliner orders around the world, meaning it is the perfect place for someone to start a career as an aviation engineer, or for more established engineers to learn new skills.

Find out more about working in the aviation sector.

BAE Systems

BAE Systems is a giant in the engineering industry, and the second biggest defence company in the world. Employing over 85,000 people, they work with electronic warfare systems, communications equipment, and combat vehicles.

Find out more about working in the defence sector.

These companies represent the pinnacle of engineering around the world. If you’re an engineer looking for a job, get in touch with us today.

Read about skills you need to get a job, or learn how to futureproof your engineering career.

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