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

Sales Executive – Stroud Plastics

Stroud Plastics is a successful trading division of Stroud Metal Company which specialise in medium and high volume Plastic injection moulded and plastic over-moulded metal assemblies and components.

Operating from the same £6m brand new purpose build facility as Stroud Metal Co Ltd, as part of its ambitious expansion plans to fill production capacity of its mainly brand new electric and hybrid electric moulding equipment, Stroud Plastics require a dynamic and self-motivated a plastics Sales Executive capable of generating profitable new project opportunities to grow the plastics division of Stroud Metal Co Ltd.

Based from either their home or from the factory in Stonehouse, Glos., the successful candidate will typically have a minimum of 5+ years of successful experience in sales of plastic injection moulded products and be as self-starter and highly motivated

The position comes with a highly competitive salary plus commission, a company car, mobile phone and company laptop.

If you feel that your background and skills would suit this role, please send a letter of application including CV to


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 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.

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 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.

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.

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