JOB TITLE: Graduate Engineer


Industry : Engineering & Technical Job Location : Thatcham
Job Reference : 10905SM Job Category : Engineering
Employment Type : Permanent Posted : 01/09/2014
 
Salary & Benefits : £26000 per annum
 
Experience Required : See Job Description
 
Education Required : See Job Description



Please note you must be permitted to work in the EC to apply for this job.

Job Summary

Graduate Engineer Based in Thatcham Must be Geographically mobile Relocation considered for high calibre candidates Starting Salary £26k, after 6 months rises to £27.500, after 12months £28,600, after 18 months £30,500. And then reviewed annually.


Job Description

Graduate Engineer
Based in Thatcham
Must be Geographically mobile
Relocation considered for high calibre candidates
Starting Salary £26k, after 6 months rises to £27.500, after 12months £28,600, after 18 months £30,500. And then reviewed annually.

The Role
The Graduate Engineer will have a fantastic opportunity to join a company that produces sustainable solutions for paper and board packaging who are offering a 3 year training programme. Our client develop packaging solutions with production facilities in Spain, France, Portugal, Italy, Ireland and U.K . Located in the Thatcham, you will part of a high volume and demanding environment where you will learn production management systems in the Packaging area, including the services department, and support manufacturing area projects. You will embark on a career that will be financially beneficial and also personally rewarding.

Our client are eager to a recruit ambitious and multi skilled graduates who have been able to demonstrate, through their previous experiences and qualifications, a real desire to reach the top of their professions. It is paramount that candidates who wish to apply have a positive attitude, excellent communication skills, are friendly and eager to build themselves a career in engineering within a global organisation.

Our client's graduate development programme is a unique curriculum that begins with s a three year programme, where on completion, and when you have shown that you are able to show development, initiative and talent, you will progress onto a Senior permanent position within the organisation. The client's graduate programme is designed to provide you with the guidance, training and environment you will need to fulfil your potential. Our client's plan is to first identify the skills you have and use these skills to build future senior managers

You will initially be based in the Thatcham area but as the programme continues you may be required to work at other locations in the U.K. and also undertake a variety of training that may be conducted in Spain and other destinations throughout Europe. Therefore it is vital that you have an open mind in regards to where you will be based over the length of your programme. We will consider candidates who wish to relocate to the Thatcham area if you are of a high calibre. It is vital that you are geographically mobile for this position as you may have to spend prolonged periods of time in other countries for training and development.

Responsibilities
The Graduate Engineer will begin their programme by undertaking project work in conjunction with a combination of learning modules, international training courses and online tutorials. You will work for the first few months in the Production/Packaging plant to gain hands on experience and training before joining an in depth training programme along with other graduates from other sites all over the Europe

The Graduate Engineer will aim
*To gain thorough understanding of roles within Engineering, Manufacturing, Planning and Despatch sections
*To improve preventative maintenance system using Maximo
*To co-ordinate and liaise on Engineering issues within Thatcham and occasionally across other sites.
*To act as stand-in for Engineering Manager at Tier 1 / 2 meetings
*To carry out ad hoc project work as determined by the Plant Manager
*To bring new, cutting edge Engineering concepts to the Thatcham team

The Candidate
The Graduate Engineer will have;
An MEng or BEng Degree or equivalent in an Engineering discipline- 2.1 or above
Industrial Placement year &/or experience working within a production environment.
The desire to become a future manager within the organisation
A Strong Character- independent, decisive with impact & influencing skills
Confidence
Be a Problem solver
Be able to analyse data
An Excellent communicator
The Ability to speak more than one language- particularly Spanish.
Leadership capabilities
The ability to learn quickly and understand customers key objectives
Eager for self improvement.
Be Geographically mobile

The Company
The Graduate Engineer will work for a market leading, family owned business, that produces sustainable solutions for paper and board packaging. Our client develop packaging solutions with production facilities in Spain, France, Portugal, Italy, Ireland and U.K of which you will regularly visit during your programme.

The Package
Paying a Starting Salary of £26k, this will then rise to £27.500k after 6 months, after 12months £28,600, and after 18 months and provided you achieved agreed levels of development- £30,500. Your salary will then then be reviewed on an annual basis.


Job Keywords

Graduate, electrical, engineer, Beng, Meng, thatcham, mechanical, technical, manufacturing, maintenance, manager, project, junior, entry level, degree, health and safety, packaging, sustainable, planning, despatach, maximo, plant, paper, factory



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