Graduate Production Engineer

Employer
Confidential
Location
Durham
Salary
22000.00 - 22000.00 GBP Annual
Closing date
4 Oct 2021

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Specialism
Operations
Sector
FMCG & Manufacturing
Role Type
Graduate, Other work and training
A global specialist in the design and manufacture of resilient metal seals, gaskets and ancillary components are seeking a highly motivated Graduate Production Engineer to join their team on a 12-month placement at their UK site. They are a 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.

As the Graduate Production Engineer, you 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 individual projects 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 projects could both contribute significantly to the organisations knowledge base and be incorporated into live manufacturing processes upon completion are unrivalled.

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.

To be a successful Graduate Production Engineer you will have the following skills and experience:

Good engineering / technical knowledge
Good team player able to work well with and influence others
Be able to build and maintain effective relationships
Strong communication skills
Have a collaborative approach
Experience of coding and Finite Element Analysis essential
Have strong literacy, numeracy and time management skills
Be a competent PC user
Be predicted or achieved a degree in an engineering / manufacturing / materials field, or equivalent
Previous experience within a manufacturing environment is desirable
The successful candidate will benefit from a private pension scheme, non-contractual Business Performance Related Bonus, 23 days' annual leave (rising with service) plus Bank Holidays, a working week of 38 hours over 4 ?? days, offering excellent work/life balance.

To apply for this Graduate role please click apply online and complete the full application process.

We welcome all applications however; you must be eligible to work in the UK.

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