Graduate Quality Engineer

02 Jun 2021
30 Jun 2021
Start Date
The Role

Are you ready to take the first step in your Engineering career and looking for an exciting opportunity; British Gypsum can help you make it. We are recruiting for a Quality Engineering Graduate to join us in our Manufacturing Plant located in Kirby Thore Cumbria, starting from August 2021.

We are part of a world-leading organisation Saint-Gobain who feature in the top 100 companies. We can offer you opportunities to deliver business results and make our world a better home, by creating spaces where people and communities flourish.

Our business is all about our people, and making a difference to our customers by taking initiative and driving continuous improvement. We want you to focus on the work you enjoy most.

Unsurprisingly, we're constantly on the lookout for talented graduates who can help take our company into the future. People who will grow and develop their careers with us.

And that's where you come in!

So join our Graduate Community where you'll undertake a combination of on-the-job training, practical skills development, coaching and mentoring and get to share you thinking and ideas.

From the moment you start with us, you will be given real responsibility you'll be working on real projects making a real impact from day one. That could involve anything from local team based continuous improvement activities right through to playing a part in shaping and implementing broader World Class Manufacturing projects.

You will also be part of the Graduate Network/Early Careers Group that offers continuing professional development opportunities, activities include:

Networking opportunities
Participation in charity events
Responding to business commitments by supporting cross functional projects
Participation in STEM events
Developing University and Institutional linksWhat you will do:

As a Quality Engineering Graduate, you will:

Contribute to strengthen our safety culture putting safety at the forefront of everything you do.
Participates in World Class Manufacturing (WCM) improvement projects developing quality and process control
Initiate and drives local team based continuous improvement activities
Conduct laboratory product testing using standard methods and maintaining working protocols.
Take an active role in New Product Development projects.
Audit site compliance to procedures as defined within the Company Quality Management System. What you'll need:

You will hold or be expecting to graduate in 2021 with the following (or equivalent) qualification:
Degree in Chemical Engineering or similar relevant discipline
Have practical experience and / or theoretical knowledge of your area of specialism
Have strong communication skills, enjoy working in a collaborative environment and can apply your knowledge working with a diverse range of projects.
Experience in Microsoft Office applications
Able to demonstrate our values of trust, collaboration and empowermentWhat you will get:

Our salaries are generous and our benefits are excellent
Access to 100s of high street leisure discounts, as well as state of the art rewards system
A defined contribution pension scheme
Automatic life assurance cover through the Saint-Gobain scheme
Plus, plenty more???

Are British Gypsum and Saint-Gobain an Inclusive employer?

We're working hard to be, and we're keen to hire talented people regardless of their background, abilities, ethnicity, religion, sexual orientation, gender, national origin, what football team you support, taste in music, fashion sense or anything else that makes you, you!

And what about flexibility?

The world of work is changing, and at Saint-Gobain we are open to new ways of working in order to attract talented people to our business. We understand that everyone has different needs and commitments. Therefore, we are very open to discuss any flexible requirement or need that you may have for this role. We can't guarantee to meet all requests for flexibility when we are recruiting. But, we promise to listen.

Do you want to make the world a better home?

Our purpose at Saint-Gobain is to Make the world a better home. Our purpose sets the course for our common future. Together with and for our customers, we design, manufacture and distribute materials and solutions that have a positive impact on everyone's life and provide well-being, quality of life and performance, while caring for the planet. If you want to join a company that cares about making the world a better home - then please apply, we would love to hear from you

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