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Chemical/Mechanical Engineer 1 Year Student Placement


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Find out what it's like to start working at Johnson Matthey – from relocating, to being assigned your graduate 'buddy'. To watch the full Gradcracker/Johnson Matthey webinar, click here.

Johnson Matthey Fuel Cells are looking to recruit two innovative and talented Chemical Engineering students and one Mechanical Design Engineering student for a 1 year placement at our site in Swindon. This is an excellent opportunity to work with a new and rapidly developing technology that is set to play a significant role in future energy demands.

Johnson Matthey Fuel Cells is a customer focussed, global business dedicated to the supply of high-performance fuel cell catalysts and components. The business, which is headquartered in Swindon, is a leader in its chosen markets with rapidly growing sales supported by its extensive R&D and manufacturing capabilities.

We’re self-starters, people who take ownership and courageously embrace change to make things happen. We work in dynamic, evolving environments, anticipating changes and shaping our global markets; whilst striving to create entrepreneurial opportunities and value for our customers.

Your responsibilities:

  • This role is key to supporting the team of Chemical and/or Mechanical Design Engineers within a Manufacturing site producing and developing new to world technology, supporting a complex fast changing research, development and rapidly growing manufacturing environment as the Fuel Cells business continues to evolve towards high volume manufacture and commercial success.
  • Provide production support through process development and improvements
  • Be involved in the design and development of new customer products for different applications
  • Deliver projects to implement new production equipment and processes.
  • Build relationships across functions, working with Production, Engineering, Product Development and Commercial teams.

Requirements for the role:

  • Working towards a Chemical or Mechanical Design Engineer degree, ideally within your 3rd or 4th year
  • Competent user of MS Office
  • Strong communication skills at all levels
  • Desire to learn and willing to take on a variety of tasks
  • Organised and able to multi-task

How you will be rewarded:

We offer a competitive compensation and JM Elements benefits package including bonus, excellent pension contributions and 25 days' annual leave (varies for shift based roles). Our JM Elements Benefits programme helps our employees understand and manage the JM benefits, as well as helping you focus on your overall wellbeing – for you and your family.

We use our inspiring science and technology to enhance lives. For those who are passionate about sustainable solutions and shaping our markets, we offer stretch and a wealth of diverse opportunities.

We’ll give you freedom to bring your whole self to work and be part of a team where difference matters and all voices are heard, that genuinely cares for you and where your contribution is appreciated. We’ll empower you to lean in and make things happen, to create solutions and value for our customers.

United by our values and vision, we’re self-starters sharing the same values and accountability and always with a shared commitment to doing the right thing. We’re passionate about making a difference and delivering a better tomorrow for us and for you – a cleaner and healthier world, today and for future generations.

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Job ID Number: R-001379
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Opportunity Overview

  • Deadline: Tomorrow
  • Multiple vacancies
  • Competitive salary + benefits
  • All grades
  • 1 year
  • Swindon (Wiltshire)
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Preferred Disciplines...

  • Chemical
  • Manufacturing
  • Mechanical
  • Process

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