Current vacancies are posted below, but we are always looking for suitably qualified individuals to join our team – if you think you could make a valuable contribution to any of our business sectors please send* us a copy of your CV together with a covering letter.

*Pittards is an equal opportunities employer. Personal applications only please, no agencies.


Graduate Leather Technologist

Pittards is a global brand supplying premium leather and leather products, working with leading international brands, retailers and manufacturers. Our future strategy is founded upon product innovation, targeted marketing and efficient logistics, together with the development of new raw material sources. Pittards plc is the preferred supplier of high performance leather to the many of world’s leading brands of gloves, shoes, luxury leather goods and sports equipment.

We are looking for a Chemistry Graduate to carry out Research, Development and Innovation projects including the development of leathers from the conceptual stage through to introduction of commercial products. The role includes planning of day-to-day resources (equipment, chemicals, time etc.), conducting the necessary protocols and scientific, mathematical and common sense analysis and the evaluation / presentation of data.

Based at our Tannery and Innovation centre in Yeovil, the successful candidate will receive training in all aspects of Leather production. Some travel overseas may be required.

To apply please send you CV and covering letter to



If you would like to request sponsorship from Pittards for your final collection, please ensure applications for the academic year are made by December 31st of the previous year for review in January. You will be required to submit a portfolio together with an estimate of your leather requirement and your course tutor will be asked to confirm the portfolio as final collection work.

Please email if you would like to apply for sponsorship.