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igus® Ltd.

Caswell Road

Northampton, NN4 7PW

01604 677240

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Future Talent

Our apprenticeships are varied and there is something here for everyone, from AAT, Business Administration, CIPD, Customer Service to Engineering apprenticeships.

"I joined igus 3 years straight after finishing my A levels as a Finance Apprentice. Since then I have completed level 2 and 3 in AAT, now I am working towards my level 4 AAT qualification. Last year I was nominated for the national AAT award for apprentice of the year, which was a huge accomplishment. In addition to this, igus supported me in my role as an East Midlands Apprentice Ambassador. Within this role I visited different schools to talk about igus and the varied routes you can take as an apprentice. In the future I look forward to becoming a chartered accountant and prospering at igus." - Joe
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In addition to this, we support the wider business in their development and encourage furthering their skillset. There are a range of courses team members have carried out or a training for, alongside their day to day job. Some of these qualifications include English language, Master of Business Administration MBA, Accounting and Human Resources.

“I started working at igus after taking a career break with motherhood. I soon moved department as my transferable skill base from Retail Management was recognised, so within a year I was supporting igus with all the recruitment requirements. Over time, this role became more people-orientated and I naturally progressed into running the HR department (i-People). igus supported me and recommended that I go through the official CIPD route. Over a 3-year period I completed levels 3 and 5, which were sponsored through igus. These qualifications have supported my knowledge and confidence within the HR field.” – Leila

University of Northampton

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Northants Engineering Training Programme

The Northants Engineering Training Partnership (NETP) is a partnership of engineering companies in the Northants region that have linked-up with the University of Northampton and we are lucky enough to be one of those companies. The partnership exists to create a pool of industry ready engineers of the highest calibre

Being part of the NETP was beneficial as it enabled me to start an internship with igus UK and gain deep theoretical knowledge as well as hands-on experience in the automation and robotics industry. After graduating, I successfully gained a position as an Automation Engineer, specifying and supporting numerous clients with their automation requirements. The work environment in igus UK is warm and supportive allowing me to grow and progress as a professional. I would highly recommend aspiring engineers to join the NETP, which will help them stay competitive as well as increase their confidence and experience..” – Angelos

yes – the young engineers support from igus. The Young Engineers Support (YES) is another initiative of igus. Within the yes initiative, igus supports pupil and student projects with free samples, sponsorships, and consultations. For example, yes sponsors Formula Student Teams in Germany and worldwide with its lightweight and lubrication-free plain bearing technology.
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Ex-military at igus®

We recognise that there are many transferable skills between ex-military personnel and igus. As a result of this, we have a range of long-term serving employees that are ex-military, who have successful succeeded in the civilian job market through opportunities with us.

“After nearly 14 years in the Armed forces including three tours in Afghanistan, leaving the forces can be a daunting prospect. Joining igus UK was the complete opposite. igus offer 1st class training and ongoing support throughout your career. With this training I have managed to move into a product management role within igus UK. Working at igus is highly rewarding and you really are a part of the team and company.” – Alan
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Employee benefits

We succeed when our team members do; some of our benefits include:
  • Opportunity for hybrid working where possible
  • We have trained mental health first aiders to help employees that are developing mental health problems, experiencing a worsening of an existing mental health problem or in a mental health crisis
  • We have partnered with an Employee Assistance Programme (EAP) to help improve happiness and financial wellbeing in the workplace
  • Continuous training and development opportunities
  • Free food is provided onsite
  • Free onsite parking
  • Subsided flu jabs
  • Subsided optical care for DSE users
  • Annual enrolment to company healthcare cash plan
  • We pride ourselves on the family-feel culture, social events are enjoyed by all, including our ever-popular summer BBQ’s and Christmas parties
  • We promote flexible working to maintain work-life balance wherever possible.
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Covid-19 secure site

 We always strive to keep our people safe, so the workplace has followed the Government’s guidance on managing the risk of COVID-19:
  • We have carried out a COVID-19 risk assessment and shared the results with the people that work here
  • We have cleaning, handwashing, and hygiene procedures in line with guidance
  • We have taken all reasonable steps to help people work from home and authorised personnel only are allowed onsite
  • We have taken all reasonable steps to maintain a 2-metre distance in the workplace, along with providing office workers with Safe Spacers to help employees social distance
igus is encouraging employees to take the COVID-19 vaccination and allowing employees to have the vaccination during work hours.

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