Why work for SOCOTEC?
Our employees are the bedrock of our business and we recognise that it is the calibre of the people that make up our teams that differentiates us from our competitors. As such, we work hard to recruit, develop and retain the best talent in the industry.
SOCOTEC is the UK's leading provider of testing, inspection and compliance services. We offer an unrivalled range of technical expertise and services through a nationwide network of UKAS-accredited laboratories, consultancy services and field-based operations. Join us, and you’ll be part of a 1,700-strong team that helps the business carry out 7 million tests per year for 5,000 clients.
Working at SOCOTEC
Whether you are just starting out, or bring years of experience with you we’ll support you in achieving the next step in your career. We invest heavily in our employees and the latest technology to ensure we remain at the forefront of innovation. Become part of our team and you’ll be working alongside technical experts who take pride in the quality of service that we offer.
We are always looking for people who share our three key values:
Commitment and Excellence
Help make SOCOTEC the business it is today.
Challenge and Innovation
Focus on clients and able to give them the benefits of home-grown innovation through close, productive partnerships.
Accountability and Partnership
It all adds up to a highly professional, forward-looking culture where people feel inspired to look for ways to improve and raise standards even higher. At the same time, there’s a constant drive to grow the organisation and a robust commercial mind-set. While the work at SOCOTEC can be challenging and comes with high expectations, there’s plenty of training available to support you.
It’s all about developing our employees for the future, and strengthening our skills and capabilities as an organisation. We offer a blend of technical and management courses to invest in your potential.
In addition to our core learning and development courses, we run the SOCOTEC Technical Training Academy. This supports employees’ development; offering opportunities to gain academic and professional qualifications, memberships to professional bodies and enhanced management skills. So far, our learners have achieved qualifications including Level 3 Diploma in Laboratory and Associated Technical Activities (LATA); Level 3 Certificate in Laboratory Technical Skills; and Level 3 Diploma in Applied Science.