Are you looking for a career with HellermannTyton?

If you want to move the market, you need more than good ideas. 

The product solution of tomorrow is born through the union of visionary thinking and the passion to put your ideas into action. When visions become functional; products and innovations are created that delight our customers. 

HellermannTyton stands for innovative products, high quality and excellent service. 
For our employees, the "perfect solution for cables" is not just a slogan, but a goal that has to be achieved every day. 

We create the prerequisites for meeting our goals by employees who know that teamwork pays off. Those who are satisfied only with the best, need professionals who share their expertise and persuade by personal commitment, that is HellermannTyton

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Want an Apprenticeship with HellermannTyton?


At HellermannTyton we value the contribution apprentices can make to the workplace.  

We run apprenticeship schemes in partnership with local colleges.   Our Apprenticeship schemes are always being reviewed. 

Should you require further information about these then please contact our HR Department on


We have the below vacancies currently live, click on them to view the job description: 


Continuous Improvement Department

Automation Technician

Starting date: 18/01/2018

We have a vacancy for an Automation Technician at our Plymouth site.

Location:            Plymouth

Hours:            37.5 hours per week Monday to Friday


To work as a member of a team to achieve departmental objectives and performance targets by safely and effectively undertaking duties, 80% of which will be focused on continuous improvement, 20% carrying out routine planned and unplanned maintenance for all equipment.

Continuous Improvement activities to include:

  • Highlight opportunities where automation can be improved to reduce repetitive operator tasks, improve quality and reduce waste;
  • Provide assistance to departments, carrying out activities such as problem solving, continuous improvements, operational training on machinery.
  • Ensure compliance to health & safety of factory staff and contractors to ensure a safe working environment.
  •  Apply problem solving and continuous improvement techniques to recommend and implement automation improvements to maximise equipment availability, performance, reduce repetitive operator tasks, improve quality and reduce waste. These improvements are to be documented, including ROI and confirmation of effectiveness.

Key Responsibilities

  • Planning and delivering corrective and reactive work, ensuring that tools, parts and materials are available and production downtime is minimised.
  • Attend breakdowns to factory equipment, site services and facilities ensuring that permanent fix is made to standard. Communicate action plan to resolve issues to the Operations Team and Maintenance Reliability Team Leader.
  • Completing the Planned Maintenance activities as defined by the site maintenance plan to schedule and within specified time frame.
  • Ensure a dynamic health and safety risk assessment is undertaken prior to commencing any task. When risks have been highlighted sufficient controls must be put in place. Considerations must be taken for the safety of others, including HT staff, visitors and contractors. The Permit to Work system is to be used to control and document risks where necessary.
  • To uphold and exceed standards of safety ensuring all work areas are kept tidy by adopting a “clean as you go” approach at all times. Actively seek to improve work areas by applying 5S principles.

Education / Technical Experience

  • Possession of ONC or equivalent in a relevant discipline
  • Full driving licence
  • Completed apprenticeship (NVQ Level 3) in appropriate engineering discipline 
  • Experience working within a processing, manufacturing or similar environment
  • Awareness of Health & Safety regulations
  • Computer literate and familiar with Microsoft office systems
  • Knowledge of electrical control and safety systems with a logical approach to fault  finding 
  • Experience of PLC programming, able to make minor modifications to ladder logic
  • Experience of variable speed motor control systems. Inverter / DC drive

The closing date for applications is 22nd January 2018

If you are interested in this role please forward your CV and covering letter to the Human Resources Department or apply on line at


Marketing Assistant - Manchester

Starting date: 29/11/2017

A full time vacancy has become available in our Manchester factory for a Marketing Assistant.

The Role

This is a full time position based at our site in Manchester reporting to the Product Manager for Fastening & Fixings.  The successful candidate’s primary focus will be to provide product management and marketing support in order to drive the brand development and growth of HellermannTyton. Working closely with Fastenings and Fixings Product Managers and the UK Sales & Marketing Team, the person will provide product support to customers and internal / external stakeholders, and play a key role in planning and co-ordinating marketing campaigns and activities to drive sales growth of HellermannTyton’s varied portfolio.

With a creative flair and an eye for marketing opportunities, you will provide product support to customers and stakeholders, as well as support the product certifications and approval process, playing a key role in planning and coordinating marketing campaigns and activities to drive sales growth.

You will be involved in the launching of new products and will carry out detailed competitor analysis to ensure that we remain competitive in the market. With an eye for detail, you will review and proofread our marketing material, coordinating the photography requirements and liaising with external photographers. 

With experience within a similar role, you will be able to work autonomously, planning your own workload to meet the company’s strategic objectives. You will enjoy working in a fast-paced environment and will be able to juggle a variety of work whilst reaching set deadlines. With great attention to detail, you will have an understanding of the importance of brand awareness and use your creative abilities to strengthen our presence in the market.

Key Responsibilities

·    To support all UK Product Managers to drive sales growth of the product range within both the UK market and in
     European OEM and distribution channels.
·    Co-ordinate projects in conjunction with the operational teams, such as the roll-out of new packaging
     designs, co-ordinating product approval requirements, creating technical product datasheets and collating technical
     customer drawings.
·    Involvement in setting up new parts within the European product database and maintaining product information
     to ensure it is accurate and up-to-date.
·    To carry out detailed market and competitor analysis in order to effectively position HellermannTyton’s portfolio
     competitively within the market.
·    Create new and innovative marketing strategies that raise the awareness of HellermannTyton’s brand
     and varied product range.
·    Involvement in launching new products and taking them to market within agreed time frames.
·    Reviewing, updating and proof reading marketing materials, brochures, articles and press releases produced in the
     UK and by the organisation’s European marketing function.
·    Co-ordinating photography requirements for product brochures, manuals, adverts and promotional activity,
     liaising directly with external photographers. 
·    Providing sales and technical product support to internal and external stakeholders, both in the UK and to other
     HellermannTyton sites (European and globally).

General Requirements/Competencies

·    Good planning and organisational skills
·    Ability to manage multiple projects and varied workline
·    Ability to meet deadlines
·    Attention to detail
·    Flexibility
·    A full clean driving licence desirable. 

If you are interested in this position please forward your CV and covering letter (stating why you think you are suitable for the role) to Claire Fogarty or Sarah Hudson, HR Advisors ( 

The closing date for this role is 22nd December 2017.


Procurement Department

Procurement Team Leader - Plymouth

Starting date: 08/01/2018

A vacancy for a Procurement Team Leader is available at our Plymouth site.

Location:            Plymouth

Hours:                37.5 hours per week Monday to Friday


Focusing on supplier management, price negotiation, timely delivery of parts, and the management of new or existing order schedules. Drive contractual negotiations and the development of new procurement strategies. Responsible for the day to day purchasing activities, working closely with the planning team to ensure that planned deliveries and stock are sufficient to fulfil customer demand by due dates.

Key Responsibilities

·    Develop, maintain, implement and monitor competitive supplier selection criteria and processes, ensuring these are in line with company policies, to ensure the effective selection of suppliers to meet business needs for a range of goods and services, both existing and new.
·    Pro-actively review material and service costs, research alternative suppliers and carry out effective price negotiations 
·    Strategic development of key suppliers in support of HT objectives – Service/Quality/Price
·    Maintain and develop KPI statistics for all areas of responsibility, analyse data and report as required
·    Conduct supplier visits and assessment, including providing analytical support of quality, cost and delivery data 
·    Optimise purchase stock to maximise customer service whilst minimising purchased provision stocks, introduce necessary controls 
·    Ensure systems and processes are adhered to and robust to achieve and maintain AS9100 standards 
·    Implement purchasing strategy to ensure effective supply, whilst maintaining cost control
·    Day to day management of purchasing co-ordinator, implementing HR policies, managing performance and on-going development
·    Hands-on approach to facilitate the purchasing function, analysing MPS, raising purchase orders, coordinating deliveries with suppliers
·    Drive continuous improvement initiates to implement change and improve processes
·    Provide adhoc support within the business to ensure the site’s Business Objectives are achieved.

Education / Technical Experience 

·    Business Studies degree or Diploma in CIPS
·    Previous experience in a purchasing function, working with procurement processes, policy and systems
·    Continuous improvement techniques

The closing date for applications is 23rd January 2018

If you are interested in this role please forward your CV and covering letter to the Human Resources Department or apply on line at


Production Department

Production Operator x 3 - Plymouth

Starting date: 08/01/2018

We have 3 vacancies for production operatives at our Plymouth site.

Location:            Plymouth

Hours:                6 am – 2pm / 2 pm – 10 pm (alternating weekly)
                            40 hours per week Monday to Friday


As part of the production team, the Production Operator’s role will be required to carry out production tasks and operations in order to process, produce and pack a wide variety of cable management products, whilst working to work specifications and achieving the required quality standards

Key Responsibilities

  • Set and operate manufacturing equipment and processes in line with works orders and specifications to produce a variety of products in an efficient and safe manner
  • Carry out manual operations: weighing, packing,  expanding, trimming, reeling, cutting etc. as necessary to process products
  • Perform in-process product inspection tests and checks in line work specs and manufacturing requirements, stamp documentation as appropriate
  • Complete crate cards, works orders and all associated production documentation
  • Print and produce labels in accordance with work specs and customer requirements
  • Carry out machine and equipment checks with due regard for health and safety
  • Identify process or product  issues, rectify if possible, or report them immediately to line management
  • Contribute and participate in process improvement projects 
  • Support 5’s project, maintaining a clean and organised work area and site overall
  • Train as a first aider or fire warden if required by the business
  • Develop skills across production to promote flexibility within the business as required
  • Involved in the training of employees as requested
  • Provide adhoc support within the business towards ensuring company objectives are achieved

Qualifications / Knowledge / Experience

  • GCSE’s in English & Maths
  • Willingness and flexibility to adapt to support the business 
  • Good proven team working
  • Must be reliable and a good attendance record
  • Quality conscious and knowledge of BS standards advantageous
  • Able to demonstrate an awareness of Safety requirements 
  • Previous manufacturing experience advantageous

The closing date for applications is 24th January 2018

Please request an application form and full job description form from the Human Resources Department or apply on line at


Tool Loader - shifts

Starting date: 17/01/2018

We have a vacancy for a Tool Loader at our Manchester site - shifts.

on / 4 off shift pattern (7.00am – 7.00pm days x2, 7.00pm – 7.00am nights x2)

The Role 
The role is responsible for carrying out daily tool changes in accordance with the production plan.  You will be required to ensure that all documentation is completed relating to tool job cards and that first off and last off samples are obtained.  This position will perform hand overs at both the beginning and end of the shift, therefore it is important that you can effectively communicate both verbally and written to ensure that any relevant information is transferred over to the oncoming shift.  

Key Responsibilities

  • Ensure tool changes are conducted in a safe and timely manner in line with planning requirements. 
  • Complete all documentation relating to tool job cards and first off and last off samples are retained. 
  • Prior to handing over machines back to production all production related paperwork must be completed. 
  • Maintain good standards of housekeeping at all times, ensuring material spillages are cleaned up, all purges removed from machines and placed placed in appropriate bins when cold. 

Key Requirements

  • Previous experience working within a manufacturing environment. 
  • Ability to work under pressure and remain calm.  
  • Excellent communication skills 

If you are interested in this position please provide a copy of your CV together with a covering letter to a member of the HR department, or send to by 5pm on Tuesday 30th January 2018.

Technical Department

Design Engineer - Plymouth

Starting date: 08/01/2018

A vacancy in our Design Department in Plymouth is currently available.

Location:            Plymouth

Hours:            37.5 hours per week Monday to Friday


As part of the Technical team in Plymouth the role will be reporting to the Technologist Team Leader, the primary objective of this role is to manage a growing number of new designs & development projects, to initiate and drive projects through to successful introduction and to assist in problem solving for manufacturing processes, this role will also provide technical support to other sites within the HellermannTyton Group.  

Due to the specialised nature of this role a structured framework of development will be provided to ensure that the capability/skillset is maintained within the business to facilitate natural succession.

Key Responsibilities

·    Project manage the development and introduction of new products into production ensuring production leadership are involved.
·    To prepare concept designs to address customer design briefs. 
·    Liaise directly with the product management team and customers to clarify design brief parameters & agree design features & functionality.
·    Be responsible for all aspects of a product development lifecycle from concept design through prototyping & trials to customer approval.
·    Support project management working within cross functional teams to progress product developments through relevant operational departments.
·    Provide adhoc support within the business towards ensuring company objectives are achieved.

Education / Technical Experience

·    Degree level qualification in design or engineering
·    A proven track record in product design and project management in a factory environment.
·    Competent in the use of AutoCad and Solidworks
·    Be able to produce engineering drawings to meet BS8888
·    Experienced in the use of EDM systems
·    Competent in Microsoft offices packages, Word, Excel, Outlook and Project. 
·    Appreciation of design for manufacture

The closing date for applications is 24th January 2018

If you are interested in this role please forward your CV and covering letter to the Human Resources Department or apply on line at

Warehouse Department

Warehouse Operative x 2 - Cannock

Starting date: 08/01/2018

We currently have two vacancies for warehouse operatives based in our Cannock UKDC

We currently have a vacancy for a Warehouse Operative reporting to the Warehouse Supervisor.

The Roles

To pick and pack orders. Ensure all product paperwork is correct and accurate.  Maintain high standards of housekeeping and comply with health and safety requirements and quality standards.

Key Responsibilities 

  • Picking customers orders in line with company processes, using both the Warehouse Management System Hand Held Terminals and paper orders.
  • Ensure all stock is stored, handled and transported securely and in line with company procedures.
  • Provide a professional, courteous and efficient service when in contact with all drivers and customers. 
  • Using the DX system and strapping equipment to organise and complete the packing and dispatch of goods.
  • Take reasonable care of both your own health and safety and that of others who may be affected by your acts or omissions, ensuring all company safety and quality systems are followed and all relevant legislation complied with, raising concerns and reporting any incidents or suggestions to senior members of the Warehouse team.
  • Work with colleagues to ensure the workplace environment is maintained to a high standard of cleanliness and tidiness, and complies with company and legislative standards at all times, for both safety and environment.
  • Support and assist newly appointed or less experienced colleagues by providing training and guidance as appropriate.
  • Deputise and provide cover for absent colleagues as required, and regularly refresh on processes to ensure this can be achieved effectively.
  • Any other duties that may be required from time to time for the smooth running of the business.
  • Duties include lifting and carrying weights up to 20kg approx.

General Requirements / Competencies

  • Previous experience of a WMS system desirable
  • Numeracy Literacy to a competent level
  • A good team player
  • Focus on Customer Service 
  • Attention to Detail
  • Flexibility

If you are interested in this position please contact Sarah Hudson or Claire Fogarty in the HR Department for an application form in person or via e-mail to marked FAO Claire Fogarty/Sarah Hudson

The closing date for this role is 19th January 2018

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Update: 13/01/2018 © HellermannTyton 2017