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At AESC UK we’re proud to be part of the revolution in electrification and contribute directly to the sustainability and decarbonisation agenda both here in the UK and globally.

With a new Gigafactory being built right here in the North of England with an initial capacity of 12GWh, we are bringing over 1000 new jobs to the region, building on our proven track record of 11 years of battery production with ZERO critical incidents.

AESC is a Japan-headquartered global battery technology company dedicated to the research, development, design, manufacturing and sale of power batteries for electric vehicles (EVs) and energy storage systems. AESC has over 7,000 employees and 13 manufacturing sites across Japan, the U.S., the U.K., France, Spain and China.

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Batteries play a huge part in the decarbonisation of the world, with all industries, including energy, construction and even our own homes evolving to become electrified.

At AESC UK we have over 10 years’ experience in building batteries for both automotive and alternative sector clients and are about to launch production of our 5th generation battery in our new gigafactory, where we will deliver another UK first in manufacturing our own electrodes.

We can offer not only job security with our consistent growth, but the chance to work with cutting edge technology in a leading green tech environment. Now is the chance to grow with us, building on the knowledge of our unbeatable and experienced team.

Start your career journey today with a company that leads where others can only follow.

Current Jobs.

HR Admin Assistant (Chinese & English Speaking)

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Reports to: HR Specialist Location: Sunderland, England, United Kingdom Contract Type: Fixed Term We are looking for a Chinese and English-speaking HR Admin Assistant with exceptional organisational skills and a methodical approach to tasks. The ...

Management Accounting Manager

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Reporting to the site Senior Finance Manager, the successful candidate will have responsibility for a range of finance tasks for a rapidly expanding manufacturing business.  Main duties will include accounting for inventory and product costs, as w...

Financial Accountant

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Reporting to the Finance Manager, the successful candidates will have responsibility for a range of finance tasks for a rapidly expanding manufacturing business across two sites.  Main duties will include global, regional, sales & admin overhe...


Our people are our super power at AESC UK. We have some of the most experienced and knowledgeable individuals in battery production in the world, working together as one team to continually innovate and deliver world-leading solutions.

At AESC UK you will become part of that supportive and united team, where no challenge is too great and help and encouragement will surround you every day.

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Latest News.

Alison Cox Q&A
Operator Alison Cox joined AESC when our first battery plant was still under construction. She became one of our longest serving and most respected operators before she retired at the end of February 2024. Her skill, experience and teamwork mean she’ll be missed by all of us at AESC UK. Bef...
Rob - Maintenance apprenticeship Q&A
AESC is an organisation that prides itself on training its staff to become a highly skilled workforce. At the heart of this commitment is our four-year maintenance technician apprenticeship. It is the single biggest commitment, both in time and bu...
50 million electric vehicle battery cells
AESC UK builds its 50 millionth electric vehicle battery cell in Sunderland. Since 2012 AESC UK has built enough cells to power the equivalent of 250,000 electric vehicles. Over 79 of the staff who were here at the start of production ar...