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
  • Computing/Technology
  • Electronic & Electrical
  • Materials & Minerals
  • Mechanical/Manufacturing
  • Sciences/Maths

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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)

Alessandro Zazzarelli

Graduate Support Engineer

Working at Instron I joined Instron in March 2012 and I am definitely the “rookie” in my team, especially when compared to some other members with over 20 years’ experience. I enjoy working at Instron because I work with...

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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...

James Cooke

Senior Control Engineer

Working at Instron I have been working at Instron for almost a year and a half in the R&D department, as part of a team that designs new products. I feel that I’ve had to learn more in the last year and a half than I did in four...

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Maeve Higham

Graduate Engineer

What does your role involve? Being on the graduate scheme means my job role changes every six months! The scheme is made up of three six months projects in different areas of the business, focusing on both the engineering and commercial side...

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Francis Carsbie

Sales Support Engineer

What does your role involve? I work in the Dynamic Systems Business Team and specialise in supporting our Sales Engineers when selling accessories for Fatigue Testing Machines. I spend most of my day providing technical expertise for the...

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