About Smith & Jewell

Founded in 1935, Smith & Jewell (trading as S J Engineering Services Ltd) manufactured exhaust manifolds for RAF Spitfire and Hurricane aircraft. We are primarily a UK based sub – contract design and metalwork engineering company providing precision engineering services to a diverse range of UK and international customers across the defence, aerospace, water, marine, commercial and industrial sectors.

We are an ISO 9001:2008 accredited company with the commitment and determination to consistently provide products and services that meet the needs of our customers.
We manufacture, service and repair hydraulic winches for British Army Armoured Recovery Vehicles.

Our engineering team of highly experienced craftsmen are based at our factory in Chichester, West Sussex, England.

From here, we deliver services utilising our six core capabilities including project management and design; fine limit sheet metalwork; CNC Milling and Turning; Welding and Fabrication; Tube Bending; Painting and Finishing.

Our Customers tell us they choose us for five main reasons:


Our mission at Smith & Jewell is to be a profitable, highly regarded and well respected engineering company delivering high quality, cost effective solutions and products on time
with zero defects and to the complete satisfaction of our customers.


„ Integrity – We operate with integrity and are open and honest.

Customer Focus – We put our customers at the heart of everything we do and provide cost effective solutions that meet their needs.

People – We make every effort to attract, train, invest and retain excellent motivated people who are the source of our success.

Professionalism – We take pride in our professionalism, engineering expertise, our safe working environment and the quality of our workmanship.

Innovation & Initiative – We develop engineering solutions through research, development, innovation and initiative together with a culture of continuous improvement.

Performance – We seek to improve our performance each year to create long term sustainability.

Smith & Jewell Precision Engineering, Sheet metal work, coded welding

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