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Industrial Placement Opportunity


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The Company

Timet UK is a world leader in the production of titanium for the aerospace industry; it is part of the global PCC Metals Group, which in turn is part of Berkshire Hathaway Inc.

“Our culture is fast-paced, dynamic and direct with an expectation of high performance from every employee. We reward performance and results and challenge every employee to reach their full potential by demanding continuous improvement, while increasing local decision-making authority. We are committed to recruiting, training and promoting employees who rise to these challenges. All our employees share responsibility to maintain the highest legal and ethical standards. Performing with integrity is a way of life and vital to the company’s success.”


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We are looking for enthusiastic, talented, ambitious and skilled individuals, who thrive on a challenge, to undertake a yearlong placement. We have vacancies at both our UK sites in Witton, Birmingham and Waunarlwydd, Swansea. The main purpose of these placements will be to work on specified projects within our Engineering teams, particularly on process improvement projects where the emphasis will be on improving productivity, maximising use of in-house facilities, reviewing process flow and identifying cost savings. Projects will be allocated in line with the speciality of the successful candidates and the need of the business.

Candidate Requirements

  • Must be enrolled on a Bachelors degree sandwich year university course in an engineering discipline.
  • Student must have successfully completed first year prior to placement.
  • Will be able to demonstrate an understanding of how to approach problem solving and find solutions.
  • Will be able to work with minimal supervision.
  • Must be able to communicate and interact with all levels.
  • Must possess a positive “CAN DO ATTITUDE”
  • Must be able to adopt the Right to Left Thinking Philosophy - begin with the end in mind - what do you want the end result to be?
  • Willing to work flexible hours which could include 12 hours shifts on occasion.

Please advise if you have a preference on which site you would be located.

We shall be looking to hold assessment centres at both site in February 2020. Unfortunately, due to the number of applications received for this position if you do not receive a response by the 7th February 2020 your application has been unsuccessful.


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Opportunity Overview

  • Tomorrow
  • £20,000 pro rata + benefits
  • 2:1 and above (expected)
  • Year-long
  • Witton (Birmingham) and Waunarlwydd (Swansea)
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Preferred Disciplines...

  • Aerospace
  • Automotive
  • Manufacturing
  • Mechanical

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