Graduate Opportunity

Engineering Graduate Scheme 2021

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Who is Caterpillar?

We are the world's leading manufacturer of Construction and Mining Equipment and a globally respected Company and Brand. Our core values (Integrity, Excellence, Teamwork, Commitment and Sustainability) are key to our success. Every single employee moves our company forward: piece by piece, part by part, person by person. Join our winning team and help build a better world.

What do we do?

At Peterborough we design, develop and manufacture the Powertrain Solutions for Caterpillar and other branded equipment, as well delivering analytics and digital services to our customers. Our graduate scheme will allow you to explore various roles and disciplines around the business. You will be working as part of a global engineering team helping to create sustainable, world-changing solutions that impact lives around the globe.

At Caterpillar, We Build What Matters

It's your career. Make it matter. At Caterpillar, you build what matters – whether it’s the career you want, crucial work skills, strong relationships or new digital technologies.

What experiences can we offer you?

Our graduate training scheme is accredited by the IMechE. Each successful application is assigned a home department which are determined based on your experiences, your ambitions and current business needs. This will be your touch point throughout your four bespoke six-month rotations. From day one you will be embedded in a team solving real world problems. You will get to work and collaborate with people in Caterpillar facilities worldwide. The home departments include:

  • Simulation – Systems, Thermofluids and Structural analysis
  • Design - Components and Engine Systems
  • Engine Performance Development, Simulation and Calibration
  • Controls – Machine Integration, Calibration and Algorithm Development
  • Systems Engineering
  • Data Analytics.

We will provide you with a mentor to support you throughout your professional development to help you gain Chartered or Incorporated Status with your chosen institution.

We value diversity at Caterpillar and the benefits to our business it provides. We will provide you the opportunity to collaborate and share your creative ideas throughout your career.


Who are we looking for?

As the type of roles within our business are becoming more diverse, we are looking for people who are open minded, excellent problem solvers and who have an ability to learn quickly. Prior engine knowledge is not required. We will provide you the training and support you need to be successful at Caterpillar.

Applicants should be studying for a degree in Engineering or applied Maths and Science and have achieved or be on track to achieve at minimum of a 2:2. We are looking for talented, ambitious people from various backgrounds who are interested in setting out on the road to success.

How do I apply?

We hold a Meet and Greet day for all new UK graduate starters. We also have a vibrant Young Professionals chapter at Peterborough which organises various social activities along with Peterborough Young Engineers, a local Society of Women Engineers and a LGBTQI Employee Resource Group.

Please only apply for one discipline. You will be given the option of applying for a second discipline during the application process. If you apply for multiple disciplines you will not be considered for all applications.


How to Apply

Job ID Number: 200004YQ
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Opportunity Overview

  • November 29th, 2020
  • £31,063 & £1,000 Sign on Bonus + benefits
  • 2:2 and above
  • Peterborough
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Disciplines accepted...

  • Automotive
  • Electrical
  • Electronic
  • Manufacturing
  • Maths
  • Mechanical
  • Science

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