Intertek is a Total Quality Assurance provider of assurance, testing, inspection and certification services to a wide range of industries, across almost every business sector

Through our network of state-of-the-art facilities and industry-leading technical expertise, we provide innovative and bespoke Assurance, Testing, Inspection and Certification services to customers. Our Intertek UK experts work in partnership with clients to support the quality and safety of their products and services, as their supply chain operations are growing in complexity, and distribution channels are becoming more global and diverse. 

Intertek UK & Ireland is an integral part of Intertek Group, a FTSE 100 company, and the UK & Ireland business has over 2,000 scientists, engineers and technicians working across 59 laboratories and sites throughout the UK. We deliver Total Quality Assurance solutions across a wide range of industries - from car engine emissions to nutritional labelling, testing the quality of crude oil to children’s toys or the safety of pharmaceutical products, providing assurance that they are fully compliant with quality and safety UK or international standards.

Our clients include UK’s major retailers and supermarkets, home appliance manufacturers, oil and gas producers and UK government authorities. From global inventors, innovators and suppliers, our experts are often embedded as an integral part of the client problem solving and advisory team, delivering that critical competitive edge in quality and safety. 

Our network of scientists, inspectors, auditors, engineers, and consultants provides Total Quality Assurance through chemical analysis, business assurance, and regulatory consulting for the global chemical industry including petrochemicals, polymers, industrial chemicals, specialty chemicals, lubricants, and fuels. We assist you during product development, quality control, and troubleshooting and help you to comply with regulatory and safety requirements, manage risk, and meet sustainability and environmental goals.

We provide the Total Quality Assurance you need to overcome industry challenges through streamlining and securing supply chains and manufacturing and industrial processes to achieve product and project optimization. Our non-destructive testingmaterial testing, and inspection services support production processes, quality control, and regulatory compliance as well as new construction, pipelines, plant maintenance, and scheduled shutdown maintenance including hazardous locations and life safety and security risk assessment. We help to ensure that effective risk management and corporate social responsibility standards are applied at every step of the way. 

Your products or services are only as good as the management systems that support it, our network of auditors and technical experts are here to help you achieve this by providing you with the tools you need to evaluate and improve your business processes.

In the world of food or healthcare products such as pharmaceuticalsbiopharmaceuticalsmedical devices, or beauty products, safety is paramount, and working with a Total Quality Assurance organisation that has a world-class reputation for delivering quality and value is vital to your success. From producers and distributors to retailers, wherever you are placed in the supply chain, our experts work with you to make the most of a rapidly expanding world of possibilities, ensuring regulatory compliance and delivering customer satisfaction. We offer extensive expertise in formulation development, testing, clinical research, inspection, audits, training, scientific and regulatory consulting, and certification.

Our Total Quality Assurance energy expertise supports clients across oil and gas, petroleum refining and distribution, petrochemicalspower generationnuclear powersolar, biofuels, tidal, wave, and wind power, environmental power transmission and distribution providing logistical, petroleum testing, fuel testing, oil condition monitoring (OCM), inspection, certification, and consulting expertise to assist clients.

We provide quality and quantity measurement, inspection, and lab testing to the global oil and gaspetrochemical, petroleum refining and distribution, natural gas, biofuels, marineaviation, and chemicals industries. As leading Total Quality Assurance providers, we help producers, distributors, and processors of commodities to optimise their quality control, loss control, and financial risk reduction through a comprehensive range of services including fuel testingoil condition monitoringgrease and lubricant testingtank calibrationcargo inspection, and shipcare services

Our Total Quality Assurance Government and Trade Services support governments and standard authorities to implement conformity assessment programs (CAP) which protect their citizens and environment from unsafe, poor quality imported products by enforcing standards of quality and safety at the point of export through inspection and mandatory certificates of conformity. We work with exporters all around the world to help them meet the requirements of these programmes, aiding efficient global trade and Customs clearance. Government and Trade Services are the pioneers in this field having introduced the very first CAP programme over 20 years ago.

Intertek’s Transportation Technology experts support the Global and UK automotive industry with state-of-the-art laboratories providing advisory, auditing, certification, and inspection to outsourcing, quality assurance, testing, and training for vehicle powertrains including the latest generation of electric and hybrid vehicles.  As leading Total Quality Assurance providers, we also provide a diverse range of aerospace services and we can support all aspects of production and performance: from research and development and quality control to non-destructive testingmaterial testing, and certification.

As leading Total Quality Assurance providers, our expertise helps you to get your products safely, efficiently, and effectively to market anywhere in the world. This expertise spans the world of retail, including accessoriesappliancesinformation communications technologybatteriesfootweartextilesfurniturelighting, electronics, toysHVACR, and all homeware, such as candlesfood contactstationary and garden furniture. Across retail, our knowledge and expertise on regulatory standards and requirements, certification needs, performance, and quality programmes, as well as ongoing industry, market, and consumer trends and advancing technology are unparalleled.

The Intertek story starts at the inception of the modern testing industry. The history of Intertek goes back over 130 years and evolved from the combined growth of a number of innovative companies. Learn more about our full history and evolution.

We are a living wage employerIntertek employs some of the UK’s best scientists, engineers, and specialists in their field who ensure our customer's global products meet the safety and quality standards of the modern world. We are always looking for talented professionals to join our business - all of our career opportunities are listed here.

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