New Managing Director at Responsive Engineering breathes new life into historic manufacturing site

September 21, 2022

Rachel Mansfield has joined Responsive Engineering as Managing Director in a role which will define a new chapter for the company. Rachel has worked in an around the Oil and Gas industry and brings with her extensive experience as a Chartered Engineer as well as a wealth of expertise from senior positions with Johnson Matthey and Tracerco covering global operations, QHSE, product development and innovation. Responsive Engineering’s position in the market is set to evolve under Rachel’s leadership with the …

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Challenger 3 contract for British Army prompts new job opportunities

April 1, 2022

A host of recent contract wins by our sister company, Pearson Engineering, has prompted the requirement to expand our team. There has never been a more exciting time to be a Manufacturing Engineer at Responsive Engineering with opportunities to contribute to UK armoured vehicle programmes. Working with the latest technologies, processes and capabilities, the successful candidate will deliver on key programmes such as our Challenger 3 turret manufacturing project which was recently announced by the Minister for Defence Procurement, Jeremy …

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Recent German welding accreditation broadens Responsive Engineering’s range of high quality manufacturing capabilities

October 13, 2021

DIN 2303 Q3

Responsive Engineering has been successfully accredited to the German Military Standard DIN 2303 Q3, joining only two others in the UK. The accreditation builds on the company’s existing capabilities which span robotic welding, fabrication of complex and high integrity assemblies, and large scale machining. Provided by the German Defence Technology Agency, the standard meets the particular specifications often found in requirements for military products including Armoured Vehicles. The achievement comes after a coordinated effort involving training, development and mechanical testing, …

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Responsive Engineering to Launch New Corporate Video at DSEI

September 13, 2021

Responsive Engineering will Exhibiting at DSEI this year at the Excel Centre in London from 14th to the 17th  September 2021. Our new corporate video will be available to view on stand where we would be delighted to discuss how Responsive Engineering could help you with your defence manufacture requirements and showcase our fantastic facility. Alternatively, our video is now available on our website. DSEI is the world’s leading defence and security event and this year is expected to host over …

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Responsive Engineering Return to DSEI

August 27, 2021

View of exhibition hall for DSEI

Responsive Engineering is proud to announce that we are Exhibiting at DSEI this year at the Excel Centre in London from 14th to the 17th  September. DSEI is the world’s leading defence and security event and this year is expected to host over 36,000 attendees and 1,700 Exhibitors from all over the world. The event connects governments, national armed forces, industry thought leaders and the entire defence & security supply chain on a global scale. As part of the Reece Group, …

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Responsive Engineering to Attend the North East’s Largest Offshore Wind Event

October 3, 2019

On November 7th Responsive Engineering will be attending the North East’s largest offshore wind event, Offshore Wind North East (OWNE), organised by NOF and Energi Coast. The event is held in Eagles Community Arena, which is just two miles down the road from Responsive Engineering’s main facility, Armstrong Works. With our extensive experience in the energy industry, we look forward to exploring the offshore wind sector further. Early in 2019 the UK Government announced their goal to have a third of …

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Responsive Engineering to Fly the Flag for North East Manufacturing at DSEI

August 27, 2019

Responsive Engineering is proud to announce that we are attending DSEI 2019. DSEI is the world’s leading defence and security event and is expected to host over 35,000 attendees this year. For the first time, it is hosting a Manufacturing Hub – an exclusive area for Tier 2, 3 and 4 suppliers to strengthen their relationships in the defence industry. We have a wealth of experience in manufacturing for the defence sector. Our site – Armstrong Works in Newcastle, formerly known …

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Come See Us at Rolling Stock Networking

June 3, 2019

Responsive Engineering is pleased to announce that we will be exhibiting at the first Rolling Stock Networking (RSN) event. RSN, which takes place next month in Derby, aims to give companies of all sizes that are active in the rolling stock sector the opportunity to network with potential customers and suppliers. Since achieving the EN 15085 qualification for the welding of railway vehicles and components, the team at Responsive Engineering have gained a wealth of experience in the sector, winning …

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Former Footballer Kicks off his Engineering Career with Responsive Engineering

March 25, 2019

A former rising star of North East football has left behind life on the pitch to kick-off a career in engineering. Talented midfielder, John McReady, is now in his fourth and final year of an apprenticeship at Responsive Engineering. John, 26, joined Darlington FC as a 10-year-old and went on to play in the first-team squad. In 2010, he signed for York City before moving to FC Halifax Town. But after living out his childhood dream of being a professional …

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Girl Guides Race to the Finals of National Robotics Competition

March 11, 2019

Young engineers will fly the flag for North East Girl Guiding in the finals of the Tomorrow’s Engineers EEP Robotics Challenge after winning a unique heat. Over 100 guides from across the region designed, built and programmed robots with LEGO Mindstorm and then went head-to-head at Reece Group’s Armstrong Works. The three top teams of 3rd Hexham, Morpeth and Division B (North Tyneside) will now join other winners from across the UK and compete in the final at The Big …

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