Welcome to the Instron Hub

Instron® is a global organisation that designs, manufactures, sells and services materials testing systems. Instron is a clear global leader in materials testing applications and its leadership in the marketplace is continually expanding. You will find that our established strength, commitment to our core values of transparency,...

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Typically recruits

  • Aerospace
  • Chemical/Process
  • Civil/Building
  • Computing/Technology
  • Electronic & Electrical
  • Materials & Minerals
  • Mechanical/Manufacturing
  • Sciences/Maths

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Over 500 students have Followed us on Gradcracker.
Instron is a division of ITW (NYSE: ITW), a Fortune 200 company.
We employ nearly 49,000 people with operations in 57 countries.
We are headquartered in Glenview, Illinois, USA.
Founded in 1946, Instron® is a recognised worldwide market leader in materials testing.

Placements / Internships

Graduate opportunities (1)

Maeve Higham

Graduate Engineer

"The graduate scheme begins with a 12 week rotation phase, in which you get to rotate around the business, spending a week with different key functions. "

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James Cooke

Senior Control Engineer

"My role is to develop algorithms that make a machine move in a fast and controlled manner."

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Instron and The Women’s Business Network

Inspiring the growth and development of our female engineers She’s An Engineer – Maeve Higham I never planned to be an engineer; it was by happy coincidence that I have ended up here. Whilst I had always been good at maths and physics at school I had never viewed them as a route to an eventual career, and chose neither for my A Levels. Instead, I planned to be a Sports Scientist and chose subjects that would help me get there, such as Biology and Psychology. Whilst researching...

Alessandro Zazzarelli

Graduate Support Engineer

"I enjoy working at Instron because I work with very talented and highly resourceful individual"

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Francis Carsbie

Sales Support Engineer

"After spending two years working on various projects throughout the company I was then offered a permanent position."

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