Graduate Processing Engineer
A global specialist in the design and manufacture of resilient metal seals, gaskets and ancillary components are seeking a Graduate Processing Engineer to join them on a 12-month placement. They are a rapidly growing multi-national business with operations in the UK, US and Europe. Working with them will provide you with the chance to develop your skills and experience across a wide range of industry sectors including aerospace, automotive, oil and gas and power generation.
Before completion of the placement, there will be the opportunity to explore future roles and career development. The organisation has a real commitment to ensuring everyone reaches their full potential whilst contributing to the success of the business.
As part of the Production team, the Graduate Processing Engineer will learn to develop the specialist chemical and thermal finishing processes. These approved processes give the organisations products their superior mechanical, sealing and tribological properties, required by their customers’ critical applications. Working alongside production engineers, team leaders, and operators, you will use laboratory and process improvement tools and techniques to develop operational excellence in electro-plating and vacuum heat treatment processes.
Successful candidates will have the unrivalled opportunity to experience and contribute to real and critical industrial challenges within an agile, engineering-led and class-leading organisation.
During the 12-month placement the Graduate Processing Engineer will be tasked with an individual project targeting improvement of current production processes. You will be expected to research, analyse and create real added value in the area of production process improvement. Whilst challenging, the opportunity and real possibility that your engineering project could both contribute significantly to the organisations knowledge base and be incorporated into live manufacturing processes upon completion is unrivalled.
To be a successful Graduate Processing Engineer you will have the following skills and experience:
- The right to live and work in the UK.
- Be predicted or achieved a minimum 2:1 degree in a chemical / materials / metallurgy degree or equivalent.
- A valid UK driving licence is preferred.
- Good engineering / technical knowledge.
- Be a competent PC user.
- Experience of coding, statistics and process modelling desirable.
- Previous experience within a manufacturing / processing environment is desirable
- Strong communication skills
In return the Graduate Processing Engineer will receive a salary of £22,000 per annum plus benefits.