Graduate Production Engineer

12/09/2019 (11:59)
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A global specialist in the design and manufacture of resilient metal seals, gaskets and ancillary components are seeking a Graduate Production 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 an 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 Engineering team, the Graduate Production Engineer will learn to design and develop ‘near-net forming processes’ for critical customer applications. Working alongside toolmakers, production team leaders and design engineers you will use cutting edge CAE, engineering and structural modelling tools to develop precision rolling and forming processes that deliver rapid prototyping for test-engine development and stable, capable production processes for mature seal programmes.

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 Production Engineer will be tasked with an individual project targeting the improvement of current production processes. You will be expected to research, analyse and create real added value in the area of tool and process design. 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 Production 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 an engineering / manufacturing / materials degree or equivalent.
  • A valid UK driving licence is preferred.
  • Good engineering / technical knowledge.
  • Be a competent PC user.
  • Experience of coding and Finite Element Analysis essential.
  • Previous experience within a manufacturing environment is desirable.
  • Strong communication skills.
In return, the Graduate Production Engineer will receive a salary of £22,000 per annum.

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