Graduate Opportunity

Graduate Technical Consultant

(Starting Summer 2021)

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Position Overview

We are now recruiting for recent graduates that have the talent and ambition to become skilled Technical Consultants. The one year graduate programme we offer, starts with a week of intensive training on Fusion 360 CAD, CAM, Generative Design and API to give you an initial insight into design and manufacturing that you can build upon over the course of your career.

Following the training courses, you will begin a series of ten-week rotations around the different departments at our Birmingham site including; Autodesk Technology Centre, Process Specialist Team, Research and Innovation team and Additive Research teams. As well as a variety of rotations within the UK, you will have the opportunity to undertake a 10-week secondment to one of our overseas offices in North America (travel restrictions allowing). You will be given every opportunity to use your knowledge and enthusiasm on projects supporting organisations around the world involved in the design, manufacture and quality control of products in a huge range of industry sectors including aerospace, automotive, media & entertainment, and consumer goods.

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As part of one of the largest companies in the software industry, you will work alongside teams of experienced engineers on challenging industry focused projects. As your skills develop, you will be expected to learn, understand and use the software that Autodesk develops and sells to solve complex engineering problems and deliver high quality results in a timely manner.

As your knowledge and expertise grows by working alongside experienced Autodesk engineers, you will be helping our customers and prospects understand how they can reduce design & manufacturing cycle times whilst improving product quality and reducing costs by using Autodesk software solutions. You will collaborate with the development teams to ensure the continued development of innovative technology. You will be participating in a variety of projects from a wide range of different industry sectors.

Our staff are our biggest asset and we work hard to ensure that we get the best from each individual and that they get the maximum from us. We offer competitive salaries, a company pension scheme, flexible working, private medical cover, and an annual bonus scheme to enable all our staff to share in our success. We encourage our staff to get to know each other out of the office with subsidised social activities including gym membership and sports clubs. For those graduates wishing to work towards professional registration we provide support for Chartered registration with both the IET and IMechE with the help of existing Autodesk Chartered Engineers.


  • Work on real engineering problems with a team of experienced industry professionals.
  • Learn how to automate design and manufacturing processes through development of bespoke applications.
  • Gain knowledge of the complex problems that Autodesk customers solve by using the powerful outcomes delivered by Autodesk software solutions.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Minimum 120 UCAS points (2017 UCAS tariff scale) and predicated 1st or 2:1 degree.

The Ideal Candidate

  • New graduates with first or upper second-class degrees in Mechanical, Aerospace, Product Design Engineering or similar.
  • A real enthusiasm for finding innovative solutions for solving design, additive and subtractive manufacturing problems.
  • Experience with Fusion 360 is desirable but not essential.

About Autodesk

With Autodesk software, you have the power to Make Anything. The future of making is here, bringing with it radical changes in the way things are designed, made, and used. It’s disrupting every industry: architecture, engineering, and construction; manufacturing; and media and entertainment. With the right knowledge and tools, this disruption is your opportunity. Our software is used by everyone - from design professionals, engineers and architects to digital artists, students and hobbyists. We constantly explore new ways to integrate all dimensions of diversity across our employees, customers, partners, and communities. Our ultimate goal is to expand opportunities for anyone to imagine, design, and make a better world.


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Opportunity Overview

  • December 31st, 2020
  • Competitive + benefits
  • 2:1 and above
  • Birmingham
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Preferred Disciplines...

  • Aerospace
  • Mechanical
  • Product Design

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