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At Houghton International, we recognise that people are our most important asset. We aim to be the employer of choice for talented people and invest in them to ensure that they have the opportunities to develop.


Houghton International is a great place to work and offers a variety of challenging and rewarding careers, from operational staff and engineers to sales representatives and administrative staff. Be part of a team that:

  • Pioneers technical and commercial innovation in the repair, maintenance and life extension of rotating electrical machines.
  • Services a broad range of market sectors in a business that is growing year on year.
  • Provides access to an extensive range of opportunities for learning and development.
  • Works with a global customer base of blue-chip companies.
  • Enjoys a culture of innovation and continuous improvement.

We are committed to training and personal development, and at Houghton International everyone matters. That’s why we have been named one of the top 10 Best Places to Work in the North East for two years running.

Search through our current career vacancies below. We also offer an award-winning, four year electro mechanical apprenticeship programme delivered in conjunction with TyneMet College.

The Benefits

Join a dynamic, fast moving business with innovation at its core
Access an industry-leading, ongoing training and development programme
Enjoy a competitive employee benefits package

Further Information

Working at Houghton International
Our Apprenticeship and Training Programmes
Current Vacancies
A Day in the Life working at Houghton International

What could Houghton International mean to you?

Derek Fairley, Houghton International Apprentice

A day in the life…

Derek Fairley, Apprentice (Rail)
My colleagues are really helpful. Throughout my whole time, everything I’ve learned has been through them. They’ve shown me everything I know.

Apprenticeship programme

Houghton International offers an award-winning, industry-recognised electro mechanical apprenticeship programme. Interested? Click below to find out more.

Current Vacancies

All Talented People

Are you exceptional at what you do? Houghton International are always seeking talented individuals that could make a positive contribution to its development.
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HR Administrator (Recruitment)

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HR Administrator (Recruitment)Due to continued business growth we have an opportunity for experienced full-time HR Administrator (Recruitment) to join our team. The successful candidate will work as part of…
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