At Zytek, job satisfaction is
our number one priority

At Zytek, we see our employees as our most important asset, working together for a common goal. Our employees enjoy a working environment that is friendly, challenging, motivating but most of all enjoyable.

We work in many different fields and disciplines, from software, mechanical design, manufacturing, electric machines, and hardware to non-engineering professions in finance and IT.

The company offers a wide range of positions, from graduate training roles, internships, experienced engineers through to chief engineers and management jobs.

If you think you have the right attitude, are passionate about engineering and have the desire to be the best that you can be but most of all love a challenge then working at Zytek could be for you.


Zytek Interior Reception

At Zytek, job satisfaction is our number one priority, ensuring our employees are achieving their aspirations along with offering a friendly working environment.

In addition, we offer a wide range of benefits to all our employees:

Pension Scheme
All employees are given the opportunity to enrol in our pension scheme run by Scottish Windows. The company matches employee’s contributions up to a maximum of 7.5% of pensionable earnings.

Conti Value Share Bonus
Our parent company, Continental AG believes we should all share in the success of our business and, whilst not guaranteed, each year they award a bonus linked to business performance. 

Death in Service Benefit
Employees are automatically given Life Assurance cover from the first day they are employed. Their nominated dependants receive four x gross salary in the event of death in service.

Discounted Tyres
Continental is of course known for their world class tyres and all employees can take advantage of the discounted scheme of up to 12 tyres per year.

Cycle2Work Scheme
If you live within cycling distance of your place of work and want to take up the ‘fit’ way to commute, then Zytek can offer you the chance to take out a salary sacrifice loan to purchase a brand new bicycle from Halfords. Repayment of the loan is taken in instalments from your monthly salary. Entry to the scheme is made twice a year.

Free Refreshments and Fruit
We provide complimentary tea, coffee, fruit squash and milk for all employees. Weekly we have fresh seasonal fruit baskets delivered for all employees to enjoy as part of our healthy eating initiative.

Flexible working
We encourage a flexible attitude to working hours and do not require employees to clock on and off. We actively support employees managing a good work life balance.

Employees have a basic 25 day holiday allowance plus Statutory holidays.

Free Parking
We provide ample free parking for all employees.


Zytek Apprentice

Excitement, challenges and plenty of variety, that’s what Zytek’s Graduate programme can offer you. We will support and mentor your growth and passion for engineering allowing you to become the best engineer you can be.

As a newly appointed engineer you will be kept busy from day one working on challenging but exciting projects.

At our modern facilities in Staffordshire, we recruit a small number of well-qualified graduate engineers and technology specialists each year in the following disciplines:

  • Software Engineering
  • Electric Machines
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Automotive Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering

In addition to career progression and technical hands on training you are supported all the way through your training by a mentor. 

In return for your commitment and motivation Zytek offers a scheme where new graduate salaries are reviewed, and subject to performance, will receive a salary increment at each review point for the first three years of employment.

An apprenticeship is an excellent way to learn from some of the best people in the engineering industry. Joining us as an apprentice you will have the opportunity to experience many different disciplines while you are obtaining a National recognised qualification.

A small number of Apprenticeships are available at present each year in the following disciplines:

  • Electrical Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering

From day one you will join a structured training programme which will give you the understanding to become the Technician or Engineer that you want to be. You will be hands on while at work and be required to attend college one day a week. Once you have completed your apprenticeship you will be given the opportunity to continue with your education and career progression within the company.

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No current vacancies


How to apply

To be considered for a position please send us your CV, quoting the job title, along with package expectations, and availability to [email protected] or write to the address below;

Careers Department
Zytek Automotive Ltd, Lancaster Road, Fradley Business Park, Fradley, Staffordshire, WS13 8RY.

No agencies please. Agencies enquiring about working with us please contact the above email address in the first instance. Thank you.