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Graduate Engineers - Management Development Programme

Manufacturing/Mechanical/Material Science.

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About us:

Precision Castparts Corporation (PCC) is owned by Berkshire Hathaway Corporation. Within PCC alone, we employ over 20,000 people at 164 locations in 15 countries (13 sites in the UK). We insist on quality, not just in materials and processes but also in the people we employ.

The MDP is our flagship graduate programme and our philosophy is very different to many others - we believe you will develop best by working on challenging, real projects and you will have immediate interface and exposure to senior leaders at our manufacturing sites. You will have access to an outstanding support network, be assigned a mentor and despite our size, MDPs are recognised, respected and rewarded - with us, you will never just be a number or get lost in the crowd.


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About Our Graduate Management Development Programme:

Our flagship programme (MDP) is designed to develop graduates who one day we want to see leading operations at one of our many UK or overseas manufacturing sites. In your first two years with us you will work on four 'live' assignments and be based at two of our 13 UK locations. Joining the MDP, you have a solid base on which to build your career, the security of permanent employment, unrivalled exposure to the workings of our industry and enjoy continuous personal growth and development within one of the world's leading suppliers to the aerospace (civil and military) and power generation industries with annual sales of over $6 billion.

About You:

We are looking for engineering graduates, or those who will graduate in 2022, who have what it takes to grow into a senior leadership role. Typically, you will have:-

  • Achieved or be expected to achieve a good (2:1 or better) degree at BSc/BEng or at Master's level in Engineering (Mechanical, Manufacturing, Industrial, Aeronautical, Aerospace, Metallurgical or Material Science) who aspire to operational management.
  • Evidence of extracurricular success in leading and engaging people
  • Experienced employment (likely to be a summer placements/a year in industry) preferably within the manufacturing/engineering environment
  • You will be a fast learner!
  • You will have a natural presence, outstanding communications (verbal and written), leadership potential, ability to influence, work within and direct a team.
  • You will have outside interests and an entrepreneurial mindset.

Employment starting in September 2022

Our Programme:

  • 4 assignments in 2 years at 2 different sites/locations
  • Exceptional exposure to the industry
  • Work that matters
  • High profile
  • Real responsibility
  • Structured curriculum
  • Individual mentoring
  • No getting lost in the crowd
  • Training and development


  • Salary from £28,000 per annum (depending on experience)
  • 25 days' holiday (plus 8 Bank Holidays)
  • Pension

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How to Apply

Please send your CV and cover letter to


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Opportunity Overview

  • Deadline: May 31st, 2022
  • Multiple vacancies
  • £28,000 + benefits
  • 2:1 and above
  • Multiple UK Locations

Preferred Disciplines...

  • Aeronautics
  • Aerospace
  • Manufacturing
  • Materials Science
  • Mechanical
  • Mechatronics
  • Metallurgy

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