Experienced professionals

There are currently 108 open vacancies at Smiths Detection

Learning and development

We’re committed to employing talented people and enabling them to reach their full potential. We’ll work with you to help you be your best. And to achieve your career goals.

Our internal development programmes help you learn the business and build knowledge on key areas such as ethics, safety and unconscious bias. Our Anderson Executive Education Programme at UCLA is developing our future leaders, and through the Smiths Excellence System we’re offering operations colleagues recognised qualifications.

Internal mobility

With over 19 sites world-wide, internal mobility assignments give our employees the opportunity to learn new skills, benefit from our global network and apply their experience in a new environment.

Plus, as one of five divisions within Smiths Group – with over 22,000 employees world-wide – the opportunities for growth are endless.

Rewards and benefits

Our people are our sustainable source of competitive advantage. Their hard work and passion brings our business to life. We seek to reward colleagues for their contributions and enable them to share in our success.

We aim to offer competitive pay which reflects each person’s role, responsibilities and capabilities. Individual and company performance against our goals and objectives links pay to performance and enables colleagues to share in our success.

Jetesh (Jet) Prabhakaran

Jet started as a Production Manager in the Johor Bahru, Malaysia office in 2015. Through the internal mobility programme is now an Operations Director in the Hemel Hempstead, England office.

Stepping up to the challenge of global mobility

Since his first foray into science and technology at a young age, Jethesh Prabhakaran had always been fascinated by how the world worked. “We live in a technological world, and its complexity continues to throw up challenges that require answers,” he said. “It’s fun when new discoveries are made and are rapidly evolving.” Armed with a master’s degree in mechanical engineering, and currently completing a PhD in Manufacturing Systems Engineering, Jethesh believed that studying the sciences helped him to develop problem-solving skills, which would prove valuable in any kind of challenge he’d take on at work. Read the full story here