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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 we offer:

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

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 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

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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