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Yelo Limited has a diverse and multicultural workforce and we welcome applications from individuals across the globe. However, we have a legal responsibility to ensure that all employees are eligible to work within the UK.

Anyone who applies must ensure that they have the right to work. Yelo will not sponsor applicants.



Yelo Limited is undergoing some exciting new projects that will help to change the way the world will see technology in the future.

Science Summer School Careers Fair

Tuesday 23 January 2024, The Braid Centre, Ballymena

We currently have no active roles...

Yelo are always keen to hear from engineers working in the the disciplines of mechanical, electronic, and software. 

We always have new exciting projects starting and a role can pop up very quickly.  If you would like to be part of a team that is developing the next generation of technology, please complete an application pack so we have your details on file for any positions that arise. 

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Working at Yelo

Are you wondering exactly what we do?

Yelo is a growing test engineering company. Established in 1983, we have become a market leader in the development of automated test equipment for the Photonics industry. Our equipment is used in labs throughout the world, by some of the largest corporations and we are continuing to grow our customer base.Our growth has enabled us to build a new state-of-the-art 25,000 sq ft factory in Carrickfergus, Northern Ireland. This facility has; Shower facilities, a pool/snooker room, a designated BBQ area, and first class engineering facilities. 

The main markets we work with are Data Centers and Telecommunication markets. They use light to carry information. This light is transmitted by lasers and Yelo ensures these lasers work reliably 24/7. If we didn't do this, websites like; Facebook, Twitter, Snapchat, Instagram, and YouTube would not be able to operate and there would be no funny videos, memes, Netflix, or cute pictures of dogs...

As an engineer at Yelo, you will play an important role in keeping the world connected.


Are you wondering exactly what we do?

We like our employees to work hard and enjoy coming to work everyday. We have created a fun work environment where everyone feels like one big family. During your break, have a game of Pool or chill with some TV in our brightly coloured canteen which has been designed with a West Coast USA / Silicon Valley vibe.

Don't forget about BBQ Fridays - we've become famous for them! Hail, rain or shine, we always put on a tasty BBQ for our employees on the last Friday of every month with plenty of Beef, Chicken and Vegetarian options.

Some employees at Yelo have been with us for over 30 years.

COVID-19 Statement:

Yelo believes that vaccines are one of the most powerful tools to fight COVID-19 and continue to maintain a safer work environment. We implement vaccine mandates where legally required or when the company determines that a mandate is necessary for the protection of employees.

**Access into the Factory in Carrickfergus continues to be CLOSED to visitors.  Anyone wishing to visit must have permission from Senior Management to enter prior to arrival.

A Career With Rewards

Just some of the benefits we offer at Yelo

Competitive Salary

Travel Opportunities

Pension Plan

Free Parking

Life Insurance

1PM Friday Finish

Travel Insurance

Private Healthcare

Income Protection

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Corporate Social Responsibility

Are you wondering exactly what we do?

At Yelo we understand the importance of carrying out our business activities in an ethical manner while also considering our social, economical and environmental duties.

Throughout the year we contribute to various charities such as  Local Foodbanks and Concern. We also run and support STEM events for local schools and sponsor local sports teams.

Read More About our Activities Surrounding Corporate Social Responsibility.

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