Stroud Metal Company Limited

Pressings and engineering, tooling design and manufacture

For more information, call us on:

+44 (0) 1453 763331


Located in Stroud, Gloucestershire, Stroud Metal Co is a highly respected high volume manufacturer of deep drawn metal pressings and high speed stampings, supplied globally. We are a longstanding family owned private business which has invested heavily over the last 15 years and are planning to build a brand new factory close to our existing site.

We firmly believe that key to our successful business is our continual investment in training staff and recruitment of experienced personnel.

Being a market leader with a very strong international presence, we seek employees with a wide range of both skills and experience, to enable us to maintain our leadership. We are an equal opportunities employer as is clearly illustrated by the diversity of our current team.  

If you feel that you would like to be part of a small enthusiastic team that is looking to expand its skills and knowledge base, then please read the list of opportunities below and send your CV and contact details to Matthew Large, or call +44 (0) 145 376 3331 for further details.

All employees will, after a trial period, receive;

  • Highly competitive salary
  • Sick pay in accordance with the Company scheme
  • Membership of the company pension scheme
  • 33 days holiday per annum (including bank holidays).

Relocation packages may also be available for those relocating to the Stroud area or alternatively contributions may be provided to those who travel to work from outside a 25 mile radius of our factory.

Current vacancies


We strongly believe in encouraging young engineering talent and that those people once passing through the apprentice scheme we operate at Stroud Metal, become key to the ongoing success of our business. By working closely with the local technical colleges, we are able to help students realize their full potential.

Looking only for bright, self motivated and talented individuals with a genuine interest in engineering, we will be recruiting 4 apprentices for our 2016 intake for eventual opportunities in tool-making, press and injection mould tool design, quality, press setting and tool development.  If you should feel that you have the interest and ability to join a team of talented and dedicated engineers at Stroud Metal, we would be pleased to hear from you.

Press Tooling Development Engineer

Engineers are required to resolve any tool related problems and to progress our in house designed progressive die and transfer tooling through initial sampling to full production. The successful applicants would require a full understanding of press tooling and possess excellent problem solving and team-working skills.

Press Toolmaker

Fully experienced toolmakers are required to join our existing team. The suitable applicant would ideally have experience of working within the press working industry with a full understanding of press tool making and the tool-room equipment used. Responsibilities of the successful applicant will include the manufacture of in-house designed tooling, along with the repair and modification of existing tooling. An ability to read engineering drawings and to work within specified tolerances is essential.

Press Tool-setter

Experienced press tool setters are required to support our existing team working with single action, high speed Bruderer presses and would be able to work within the strict health and safety rules. A current ROSPA certificate and experience of operating fork lift trucks would be an advantage.

All applicants should have experience of working in a press-working environment and be able to demonstrate a full understanding of processes and techniques used within the press-working industry.  Suitable personnel would be experienced and motivated self-starters capable of working with the minimum of supervision and be able to communicate and integrate effectively with our existing teams.

Stroud Metal Company operate with Platarg, US Baird and Invernizzi transfer presses up to 130 tonnes and Bruderer and other single action high speed stamping presses up to 50 tonne capacity.  Experience of working with these or similar machines would be a distinct advantage.

Terms and Conditions

Stroud Metal Co. Ltd. Encourages applications from individuals. Applications from agencies or any third parties will not be accepted.

Stroud Metal Co. Ltd., does not acknowledge or accept any terms or conditions that may be contained in or attached to an email or otherwise presented to Stroud Metal related to any services, including terms and conditions of any recruitment search or promotion services, or any terms and conditions of employment with Stroud Metal. All such terms and conditions shall be the subject of negotiation with Stroud Metal and agreement in writing between the parties.