About us

Benefits

Learning and development

Culture - Valuing our customers

Culture - Valuing each other

Meet the team

Current vacancies

 

We are a leading British manufacturer and supplier, based in Letchworth, Hertfordshire: the world’s first ever Garden City. We’ve been going strong since 1919 and know that we can only grow further with great people on board, helping us shape our future.

 

 

 

If you'd like to become part of a dynamic, inventive company that enables you to thrive, take a look at our current vacancies. There, you'll be able to find out all about the positions that we have on offer.

 

For positions at our sister company, Autoglym, see their careers section.

About us

We are family

 

We are a leading British manufacturer and supplier, based in Letchworth, Hertfordshire: the world’s first ever Garden City. We’ve been going strong since 1919 and know that we can only grow further with great people on board, helping us shape our future.

 

We think big at Altro - and we’re globally big in premium flooring and wall cladding systems for construction and transport. We love inventing things. Safety flooring and hygienic wall cladding systems are two of our most famous innovations. We really enjoy working in partnership with you, pioneering new technologies and products. We’re devoted to sustainability, recycling and reusing our products. Family owned and run, we share family values; we care about you, each other and what we do. We’re passionate about creating a great experience for you.

 

Call us, we’d like to say “Hi”, “Hola” or even “你好” and show you why the future is safer with Altro.

 

We look forward to hearing from you really soon and welcoming you to the family.

Family values

Altro - we've been a

family run

business with

family values

for three generations.

Benefits

SIP shares
Share in our success...Free shares are awarded each year to all eligible employees under the SIP.

 

Altro Group pension schemes
Everyone needs to plan for their future so we have a defined contribution pension scheme available for all staff.

 

Life assurance
Hopefully this is never required, but from day one you will be covered by our life assurance scheme

 

Private medical cover
The company offers a private medical scheme, the type of cover available to you will be dependent on your job.

 

Prolonged disability scheme
We hope you will always be fit and well, but should the worst happen, our prolonged disability insurance can be available to you.

 

Christmas bonus
Christmas can be an expensive time of year so over the last few years we have given our staff a helping hand with a Christmas bonus.

 

Staff purchases
If you are doing up your kitchen or like to wash your car you can buy goods from across the Group at competitive prices.

 

Occupational health
If you are poorly we have Occupational Sick Pay (OSP) and an Occupational Health Service available to help you get back on track.

 

Employee Assistance Programme (EAP)
Our EAP is a confidential 24 hour life management and personal support service to help you and your family.

 

Eye care
Free eye tests are available for all employees.

 

Company Cars
Some of our employees may need a company car and they can choose from a range of fully expensed lease cars, or a cash car allowance.

 

Childcare vouchers
Lets face it, kids can be expensive so we operate a salary sacrifice childcare voucher scheme.

 

Holidays
We all need a break and our holiday entitlement starts at 25 days; and if you need a little extra... you can buy some more.

 

DK’s Diner
At our Letchworth site we offer everything from a cooked breakfast to healthy wraps, chips and roasts. It’s subsidised so it’s easier on the wallet.

 

Recognition Scheme (STARs)
STARS, the Staff Thank You and Recognition Scheme, allows managers to give awards to members of their team to recognise one-off, outstanding contributions by staff at any time of the year.

 

Volunteering Scheme
Staff can participate in our volunteering scheme which aims to support initiatives related to healthcare.

 

Car parking
Don’t worry about getting parked...we have free car parking at all our sites.

 

Long service
People like working here and tend to stay for a while so we offer long service awards to all our employees.

 

Learning and development
Whether you are a school leaver, graduate or looking to progress, we will help you to develop your career. Browse our interactive L&D guide for ideas.

 

Pre-retirement planning
It might be a long way off but we know it’s not always easy to stop working so we provide advice and support to ease the transition to retirement.

 

Social events
There are opportunities to be involved in a variety of social events across the group, including the company Christmas party.

Learning and development

We encourage a

learning culture

where everyone has the
opportunity to achieve
their potential.




You can
develop yourself
with us.

 

We want to get to know you, to understand
where you are heading and how we can help
get you there. We can provide training in
leadership development and offer career advice to help you
grow.

Culture - Valuing our customers

If you work for Altro, we can pretty much guarantee that you will be looking at floors and walls wherever you go: schools, hospitals, fast food outlets, airports…

 

Bringing new life to everyday spaces…

Worcestershire Royal Hospital
 

 

Approaching everything with bright ideas…
Whittington Hospital Ambulatory Care Centre

 

The warmest of welcomes guaranteed…
George & Dragon

 

Inspiring minds with inspiring designs…
North Herts College

 

 

Safety and hygiene where it matters most…
Royal Free Hospital

 

High speed solutions...Virgin Rail


 

Culture - Valuing each other

Welcome to the World of Altro

So, do you think you would be a good fit? If so, why not try our Culture fit quiz, just for a bit of light hearted fun.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Employee wellbeing

 

All new employees have access to an
extensive
support
network
and attend workshops in employee wellbeing

 

Here at the Altro Group we understand starting a new job can be a little “hair raising” so we’ve made the experience the best we can. After all, we might as well start as we mean to go on.

 

We won’t throw you in at the deep end.

 

During your first week’s induction, you’ll get a complete picture of how the business works, how your role fits in and how you can contribute to the Altro group’s ongoing success.  We will introduce you to your new colleagues from across the company and give you a site tour to show you how we make our fantastic products.  You will meet your team and, most importantly, find out who makes the best cup of tea!

 

And that’s only the beginning of the journey. We have a comprehensive programme of in-house training and coaching as well as access to external courses to ensure that you continue to grow and develop throughout your career with the Altro group.
 

 

Meet some of the team

We are proud of our people – we value each other and encourage an environment where people get to challenge themselves, learn new things, share ideas and really develop their potential. Click on the plus buttons below to meet some of our team and see for yourself?

Joe Tyrell

What is your role at Altro: As a Campaign Coordinator I am involved in the project planning of campaigns and product launches to ensure that delivery deadlines are met.

Career progression: I started my career at Altro as an Apprentice progressing to a Sales & Marketing Support Associate and now Campaign Coordinator.

Why work for Altro?: The people. Everybody is extremely friendly and open which creates a friendly and exciting environment to work in.

Shaun Roberson

Job title: Apprentice engineer

What is your role at Altro:My role at Altro is Engineering Apprentice, this involved a 1 day release at college where I study PEO level 2 Engineering, covering subjects such as electrical basics, mechanical practical and theory, health & safety, maths, English and ICT. My role in the workplace involves shadowing the 2 shift multi-skilled engineers maintaining and improving the plant. I carry out projects on my own in the workshop such as refurbishing motors and puts to develop my engineering skills.

Career progressionMy engineering apprenticeship will last for 2 years with a final qualification 2 of level 2 NVQ in mechanical/electrical engineering, alongside this I will attend training on use of scissor and Boom lifting machinery (IPAF), Harness training, IOSH, Abrasive wheel competency and others. On completion of my apprenticeship I have the option to progress to the level 3 or further my skills by training in areas such as Electrical installation (17th edition), PLC fault finding and programming. Pneumatics ad hydraulics

Why work for Altro:I started at Altro as a temp working on the production lines back in 2008, I applied for a full time position on the line after 2 years and have gained experience on all stations of the production process. I got the opportunity to get involved in engineering work during shutdowns which confirmed my passion for fixing things and understanding how they work. When the positions became available I knew I had to apply. My prior knowledge of the process helps me and the other engineers in the maintenance role.

Amy Hooper

Job title: HR Administrator

What is your role at Altro: Responsible for putting together paperwork for the Senior HR Advisors. Logging sickness, absence , change of details for all employees. Arranging interviews and sending out contracts to new starters…amongst many other things.

Career progression: Started in 2011 as an Internal Sales Consultant in our Customer Care Centre and moved into the HR team in 2015.

Why work for Altro: I love the team I work with, and everyone around the business is so friendly.