Leading the way in surface engineering



Our Exeter site is recruiting for a variety of roles as the company has secured a number of significant new contracts


SWMF is a world class supplier of surface engineering services with a mission to continually grow through operational excellence and progressive innovation in the Aerospace and other high tech industries.

This as an exciting time to join the privately owned and managed group as the business expands following these major contract wins.

The Exeter site is a commutable distance from Plymouth, Newton Abbott, Cullompton and Taunton. Those interested from further afield and willing to relocate are encouraged to apply, as a relocation package can be discussed on application.

About us

We pride ourselves on a company culture based on passion, respect, innovation, dedication and excellence, supplying surface finishing solutions to the Aerospace, Nuclear, Oil and Gas, and engineering sectors.

After achieving 20% growth last year, we can offer dynamic growth pathways and opportunities for progression.

SWMF's comprehensive manufacturing capability and extensive knowledge is complemented by the investment we place in people joining the team. We are committed to developing our workforce’s skills and expertise, to ensure the delivery of high quality services that meet very specific requirements.

About the roles being sought:

  • Experienced Electroplating / Anodising Operators
  • Quality Engineers
  • Quality Technicians
  • Customer Account Managers
  • Chemical Engineers

About you

The successful candidate will possess experience, suitable skills, abilities for the role applied for and should have a minimum of 5 GCSE’s (including Maths and English) Experience in the surface treatment industry would be a distinct advantage.


  • Competitive salary
  • A privately owned and managed group with a supportive company culture
  • Opportunities for continual professional development and dynamic growth pathways
  • Life assurance (1 year salary)
  • On target bonus scheme
  • Annual bonus opportunity

If you meet the requirements and are interested to apply please download the below form sending to us by post or email:

Download Application Form

Olivia Ambrose,
South West Metal Finishing,
Alphinbrook Road,
Marsh Barton,