Filtermist International Ltd manufactures a range of compact oil mist filters which are used to protect people from harmful airborne particles generated in a range of manufacturing applications. Established in 1969, Filtermist units are trusted by some of the world’s leading engineers and manufacturers in the aerospace, automotive and medical industries in more than 60 countries worldwide. Filtermist’s dedicated R&D team uses CADCAM software to design and develop new products, while UK and export sales teams work closely with a range of customers including companies involved in F1 racing, leading luxury automotive brands, aviation engine manufacturers and many more. All Filtermist employees are encouraged to undertake continual training, both in-house and through local and national providers. This approach ensures they are continually developing professionally as individuals and are equipped with the skills needed to help the business continue to grow.

Work experience opportunities for students

Filtermist offers a number of work experience placements for students throughout the year. Young people are given opportunities to experience a number of different aspects of the business including traditional metalworking skills, assembly and dispatch, as well as office based roles including sales, order processing, accounts and marketing. Please contact our HR Manager, Ian Reece, by emailing [email protected] if you are interested in a work experience placement at Filtermist.

Opportunities to develop careers

Filtermist offers structured personal development plans to ensure all employees are given the opportunity to develop their careers. Training is provided both in-house and through local and national training providers to ensure individuals have the skills needed to help them in their current and future roles. Topics covered are diverse. For example, our research and development team has recently undertaken an additional professional qualification to ensure it is able to design extraction systems for a wide range of contaminants – not just oil mist. Our production engineers learn a range of traditional metalworking skills including spinning and welding, while our export team tends to study languages as this directly helps them to work with distributors in more than 60 countries.