Recruiting high-calibre quality control and planning engineers in an increasingly competitive global market mean businesses must negotiate the current Tier 2 visa system, which is subject to restrictions.
Given that the UK labour force is facing skills gaps in STEM subjects – international recruitment of quality control and planning engineers may be the only way for companies to fulfil recruitment targets.
Duncan Lewis business immigration solicitors can advise companies on the international recruitment of quality control and planning engineers, who are eligible to work in the UK under the regulations covering occupations skilled to NQF Level 6.
Duncan Lewis business immigration lawyers frequently advise on Tier 2 applications for skilled and qualified engineers – as well as advising on recruiting recent overseas graduates who have qualified as engineers in the UK.
Any Tier 2 applicants can be sponsored for jobs in certain occupations – and the government has drawn up a list of eligible occupations for quality control and planning engineers wishing to apply for a Tier 2 visa to take up a position in the UK.
UK Visas & Immigration regulations set out in the Codes of Practice for Skilled Workers such as quality control and planning engineers.
Under the regulations, the sort of roles within a company that would be eligible for a Tier 2 visa application include:
UK Visas & Immigration rules also set out the types of duties quality control and planning engineers role might undertake to qualify for a Tier 2 visa, including:
The current minimum salary range for quality control and planning engineers applying for a Tier 2 UK visa would be £27,200 for an experienced member of staff – and £22,500 for a new entrant.
Source: Annual Survey of Hours and Earnings 2013.
Applying for a Tier 2 visa for a quality control and planning engineer joining your UK operation requires expert legal advice on the preparation of the visa application to ensure no delays occur.
Companies should be aware that any delays in the Tier 2 visa application process might potentially jeopardise the timely take up of a quality control and planning engineer appointment.
Duncan Lewis immigration experts are one of the UK’s leading specialist immigration and business immigration solicitors, with a highly successful track record in advising companies and professionals on business immigration and the UK visa application process.
Duncan Lewis immigration lawyers have offices nationwide and in most major cities – and our national and London immigration lawyers regularly advise companies wishing to recruit high-calibre quality control and planning engineers from overseas on:
Duncan Lewis business immigration experts are also able to advise on visa appeals for quality control and planning engineers wishing to take up appointments in the UK.
As immigration specialists, Duncan Lewis is ranked by Legal 500 2015 for its business immigration services.
For further information on UK visa applications for Quality Control and Planning Engineers, call Duncan Lewis Business Immigration Solicitors in confidence on 0333 772 0409 for a FREE initial consultation.