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Working at Houghton International

At Houghton International everyone matters and in return for our employees’ commitment and hard work everyone enjoys a range of benefits additional to their salary so that everyone can share in the company’s continuing growth and ongoing success.


Our Sharing Success bonus scheme is designed to reward all employees when the business performs well with an annual discretionary bonus. Everyone has an important role to play in making the business successful and will be rewarded for the success they help to create. Staff recognition and long service awards are also in place to reward employees for their contributions to the business.

We offer a holiday buy/sell scheme, which aims to give more flexibility in how our employees wish to use their annual leave and promotes a better work life balance. It gives employees the option to buy or sell up to 5 days holiday.

Every employee at Houghton International has a personal development plan with regular one to one discussions scheduled to discuss training, development and progression opportunities. As an employer, we invest significantly in the development of our employees to ensure they have the skills to allow them to continually grow and develop their own skills and knowledge.

As a company we are committed to our employees’ wellbeing: physical, mental and financial. Income protection insurance is in place to supplement statutory sick pay should you contract a long-term illness whilst working for Houghton International, and covers absences up to three years at a rate of 50% of your salary. Our employees are also covered by death in service insurance.

Take a look at our brochure, Benefits of working at Houghton International, for more information on our full range of benefits, including our pension scheme, employee assistance programme and health assessments.

The Benefits

Sharing Success annual bonus scheme
Ongoing training and development programme
Income protection and death in service insurance
Health assessments, discounted gym memberships and Cycle2Work scheme

Further Information

Current vacancies
Apprenticeship and training programmes
A day in the life…
Benefits of working at Houghton International

What could Houghton International mean to you?

Houghton International Apprentice Joe Rowan

A day in the life…

Joe Rowan, Apprentice (Site Services Team)
When you’re on site, it’s a total change from being in the workshop. You don’t have access to equipment like the overhead crane – you’ve only got the tools you brought with you.

Apprenticeship programme

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

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