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Electrical Engineering Graduate

Electrical, Electronics, IT.

Schneider Electric specialises in the digital transformation of energy management and automation.

Their mission is to be a digital partner for efficiency and sustainability. Their purpose is to empower all to make the most of our energy and resources, bridging progress and sustainability for all. They call this 'Life Is On'.

Sustainability Strategy 2021-2025 | Schneider Electric
The new Schneider Sustainability Impact (SSI) programme spans 2021-2025 and amounts to a significant acceleration of previous targets.


Our graduate programme within our Services business will involve spending your development over 2 rotations to gain experience from multiple departments. During a one-year period, you will be provided comprehensive training, building on your electrical and/or electronic knowledge to nurture both technical and customer skills for our customer’s digital solution requirements. This programme will enable you to develop into the role of a IoT Engineer at Schneider Electric.

Building on your knowledge obtained during your degree, you will be mentored and guided to develop within our programme, to transition into an exciting role to grow your career at one of the world’s most sustainable Companies.

The role of the IoT engineer is to ensure the seamless integration and deployment of IoT projects on customer’s sites. You will play a vital role in supporting the setup and execution phases of complex solutions and providing troubleshooting assistance to customers and internal engineering teams.


Within this role you'll be based around one of Schneider Electric's following hubs: Leeds, Coventry or Hatfield. This is a rotational role so you'll likely spend the first rotation in one location, and the second rotation in another location.

Key responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with cross functional teams to support/learn project initiatives and business objectives.
  • Participate in ongoing training, workshops, and professional development activities to enhance your skills and competence.
  • Learn and develop to take ownership of assigned tasks and projects to become more efficient and effective with the goal of the graduate programme to be able to:
    • Perform installed base surveys and collect necessary information to plan and execute engineered solutions.
    • Coordinate with our customer’s staff, internal teams and project managers to commission digital service solutions.
    • Troubleshoot end to end communications and connectivity, including cloud connected technology using established procedures and ticketing tools.
    • Support sales and tendering teams with designs for the setup of complex solutions.
    • Support customer projects on all connectivity matters, including cybersecurity and asset management analytics.


What qualifications do you need?

  • A minimum 2:2 Bachelor's Degree (BSc/BEng) in an Electrical/Electronic Engineering or an IT area of study.
  • You must have graduated from University within 2 years of the Programme start date.
  • Location Flexibility - must be willing to relocate for rotations. Preferences are always considered but cannot be guaranteed.
  • Please note, this role requires a valid UK Driving licence.
  • Please note, Visa Sponsorship is unavailable for our Graduate Roles offered in the UK and Ireland.

At Schneider Electric, Diversity & Inclusion is at the heart of our organisation, it's an integral part of our history, culture, and identity.  We recognise that embracing diversity unlocks innovation and creativity and fosters collaboration. We want our employees to reflect the diversity of our communities and the customers we serve. As a result, our teams are stronger to drive the company's future.

“We are proudly participating in the Disability Confident Program offering support to people in the workplace who consider themselves living with a disability.”

Skills and attributes that will help you in this role:

  • A good level of understanding of electrical and technology and high level of curiosity for finding solutions with an appetite to learn solutions and digital services for customers
  • Eagerness to learn, grow and take on new challenges
  • Ability to adapt and perform in a fastmoving and often changing environment.
  • Passionate about emerging technologies.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills for customer facing interactions.
  • External client focused mindset with strong listening capability.
  • Accountable, self motivated, and proactive.

Power up your career with Schneider Electric's Graduate Roles

  • Schneider’s placements are crafted to foster innovation and practical skills meaning you'll gain key industry knowledge/experience recognised by professionals within the field.
  • Across a twelve month period, you'll benefit from two rotations - this means you’ll have the opportunity to work in a range of departments with exposure to different industry-specific roles within the business.
  • You'll also be assigned a 'Buddy' that will act as an additional support point. Your Buddy may be a past or current Early Career employee or an experienced team member.

What we offer you:

Competitive salary & Bonus Scheme, 28 Days' Annual Leave + Public Holidays, Holiday Buy & Sell programme, Pension Scheme, Employee Share Ownership Programme, Open Talent Market (internal mobility opportunities + access to mentors & projects globally), Learning Portal and much more.

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  • Deadline
    May 27th, 2024
  • Salary
    £30,000 + benefits
  • Degree required
    2:2 and above
  • Location
    Leeds, Coventry and Hatfield (Hertfordshire)
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Preferred Disciplines...
  • Electrical
  • Electronic
  • Information Technology
Also Accepting...
  • All STEM disciplines
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