Remanufacturing Engineer

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Currently Employed in Scotland

What is a Remanufacturing Engineer

Restore the quality of different products and reduce the spread of waste to protect the future of the planet.

You have the opportunity to work across a range of sectors such as automotive and science. Help businesses reduce their carbon footprint and make a positive impact on the world. 

Top 3 job tasks:

  • Disassemble a product into core components and reassemble it.
  • Create new remanufacturing strategies.
  • Ensure products retain original specifications.

Getting in and Qualifications


If you are planning on becoming a Remanufacturing Engineer, there are different options to choose from.

Useful subjects:

  • Civil engineering
  • Science
  • Maths
  • Design
  • Mechanical engineering  

Entry requirements for courses can change. Always contact the college, university or training provider to make sure you have the right information.


You could do an apprenticeship, study for a degree at university or gain work experience.

Remanufacturing Engineers have engineering knowledge, so it is worth undertaking a foundation apprenticeship in a related subject, such as Engineering.

A relevant Engineering Modern Apprenticeship could be a useful credential to have. A Business  and Administration Apprenticeship is another option to consider because it will help you build up your commercial awareness.

Another option is to do Graduate Apprenticeship in Engineering: Design and Manufacturing.

Find out more about apprenticeships in Scotland.

Studying for a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering at university is a good way to improve your skills.

Gain a better understanding of the industry by working as an intern at organisations like the Scottish Institute for Remanufacture.