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Caterpillar is the world’s leading manufacturer of construction and mining equipment, diesel and natural gas engines, industrial gas turbines and diesel-electric locomotives. By joining our Industrial placement scheme, you will be able to explore various roles and disciplines around the business to help develop your career. Our core values (Integrity, Excellence, Teamwork, Commitment and Sustainability) are key to our success.
The Shrewsbury facility is part of Caterpillar’s Industrial Power Systems Division and employs over 250 people. The site is responsible for the design, development, manufacture and remanufacture of heavy-duty diesel engine and powertrain products for a variety of specialist applications, from locomotives to main battle tanks. Having a variety of New Product Introduction programmes for military vehicle powertrains, there are exciting opportunities for two 12-month placement students to join the engineering team.
Working within one of the engineering project teams you will be contributing to the design and/or development of the critical sub-systems of an engine, transmission or power pack.
You will receive training on the Caterpillar design, development and New Product Introduction processes, and will be supported by experienced engineers throughout the placement. One of the biggest benefits of a placement within the engineering department at Shrewsbury is the breadth of relevant responsibilities and experiences available to you over the 12 months period.
Who are we looking for?
We are looking for people with good presentation and communication skills as you will be required to interact with colleagues, customers and suppliers. You should also have strong planning and organising skills to enable you to manage multiple priorities and take ownership for the completion of projects against challenging timescales.
Applicants should be studying for a degree in one of the following areas and be on track for a 2:2:
Other relevant engineering degrees will also be considered.