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Engineering Placements in Granby Industrial Estate

We have several exciting Engineering or related placements available on a 13-month work placement for undergraduate students seeking sandwich placements as part of their studies. The anticipated start date for the placements would be July 2018.

What are you going to do

Roles may involve: Computer and Systems Engineering, Electronic and Electrical Engineering Engineering, Manufacturing Mechanical Engineering etc.

  • Analyse current working methods and propose and potentially implement improvements to optimise the efficiency, quality and design of the manufacturing processes using system tools.
  • Create, implement, and monitor key performance indicators and metrics within the Manufacturing processes.
  • Develop and present reports/presentations to demonstrate the effect of improvement projects.
  • Providing root cause analysis and corrective action planning.
  • Where applicable, generate project plans for the operational aspect of a project, drive cross-functional groups to ensure tasks are managed to completion.
  • Complete project deliverable as required to agreed targets (time, cost, quality).
  • Liaise with Team Leader/s to clarify objectives, area of responsibility and standards associated with of each specific piece of work to beundertaken.
  • Complete project deliverable as required to agreed targets (time, cost, quality).
  • To learn Object Oriented Analysis & Design using UML.
  • To learn implementation in C# and C++ programming languages, in relation to the project in
    question, to: -
    • Develop new code; or
    • Enhance existing code; or
    • De-bug existing code
    • Carry out unit testing of developed code, rectifying errors/ faults as and when identified.

What we offer

  • £18,000.00 a year for the 13 month placement
  • £1000.00 Relocation allowance provided
  • Excellent training & development

What we ask:

  • Must be on a 4 year degree​sandwich placement - the placement must be part of your degree -
  • please show voluntary work or projects outside of your academics you have worked on
  • Currently studying for a degree in Engineering or related degree (currently studying)
  • Recent graduates welcome if they want to do a 13 month placement
  • Is self-driven, actively looks for ways to contribute.
  • An interest and willingness to learn
  • Must be willing to learn from others
  • Has excellent communication and reasoning skills, including the ability to make a strong case for technology choices to all levels of management if and when required.
  • On track for a 2.1 or above


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Extra information

Education Level
Granby Industrial Estate
Working hours per week
39 - 40
Type of Contract
Salary indication
£18,000 Per Year
Type of Job
Engineering , ICT
Full UK/EU driving license preferred
Car Preferred
Must be eligible to work in the EU
Cover Letter Required

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