Ayudante C.I.C

Ayudante is experienced in mechanical and electrical sub-assembly and we have the ability to support low to medium volume, with low to high complexity. We cover many sectors, including: automotive, off-highway, commercial vehicle, leisure (bicycle and e-bikes).


We are a Community Interest Company dedicated to providing meaningful employment to disadvantaged people via our sub-contract manufacturing facility in Stoke-on-Trent.

 Mission Statement

‘To create opportunities for local disadvantaged people, by offering in-house employment, work placements, training and development to help individuals progress into the future job market.’

Our sub-contract manufacturing facility offers the following services:

Component kitting & Packaging

Component kitting & packaging

Electromechanical assembly

Electromechanical assembly

Contract packing

Contract packing

Quality sorting

Quality sorting

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With rigorous control process and quality management procedures throughout our business, we are proud to hold ISO9001-2015 quality certification.
By adopting and working to the quality management systems of our key clients, we perform at the highest level with pride and consistency in all that we do.


BRC (British Retail Consortium) Storage and Distribution

Designed to ensure best practice in handling, storage and distribution of products, the BRC standard promotes continuous improvement in operating practices. It covers eight key areas including: management commitment and improvement; risk analysis; quality management systems; site and building standards; vehicle operating standards; facility management; good operating practices; and personnel. As a result, customers have confidence in our production systems and supply chain management and the peace of mind that they are dealing with an industry-leading, professional sub-contract manufacturing company.


Sedex SMETA (Sedex Members Ethical Trade Audit)

SMETA is designed to reduce duplication of effort in ethical trade auditing, benefiting retailers, consumer brands and their suppliers. It is an audit which looks at how we, Ayudante, look after our staff, the environment and our customers, and assesses whether this is fair and just.