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Engineering Operations Graduate Programme


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Help solve industry’s newest and toughest challenges, Find ways to create safer, cleaner, more efficient technology. Start building an innovative engineering career. 

At IMI, we improve everyday life through new thinking and technology. From a valve that can hold the force of a jet engine to heating systems that allow remote troubleshooting via the internet. From state-of-the-art tooling for automotive manufacturers to the machine that makes your morning coffee.

Join us on our graduate engineering operations programme and you can be part of delivering the breakthrough engineering of the future. Starting the programme in the planning teak, you’ll be involved in tasks such as scheduling work and creating production queues operations reports. You may have the chance to rotate between other operations departments including Supply Chain, Manufacturing Engineering and Production teams.

Breakthrough engineering for a better world

We do much more than creating simple components for customers – we look for ways of solving industry problems that have an impact on everyday life.

IMI Critical Engineering is a world-leading provider of critical flow solutions that enable vital and energy process industries to operate safely, cleanly, reliably and more efficiently. Ideal if you’re looking for complex challenges – everything you produce here will have to withstand temperature and pressure extremes as well as intensely abrasive or corrosive cyclical operations, whether it’s controls, silencers, chargers, safety valves or isolation and actuation products. 

What you need

Our programme is highly international in nature. So, it’s important that you are willing and able to relocate frequently, including to other countries. For security reasons it is also essential that you are a British citizen and hold a British passport.

In addition, you must have a bachelor's or master's degree (or equivalent) in one of the following degree disciplines:

  • Design
  • Material/Material Science/Metallurgy
  • Mechanical
  • Aerospace
  • Automotive

Key qualities we’re looking for include:

  • Fresh, innovative mindset
  • Openness to new and varied experiences
  • Ability to drive your development and take ownership of your career
  • Fluent written and spoken English

What we offer

On top of a great rewards package and an opportunity to gain international exposure, you’ll get early responsibility, experience of different functions, coaching from a dedicated senior mentor, and the chance to develop high-level technical skills – everything you need to get your career off to a flying start. The graduate development team will also be on hand to provide help and advice whenever you need it.  

More about IMI

Employing around 10,000 people in over 50 countries around the world, we create solutions that control the precise movement of fluids in everything from oil rigs to medical instruments. Our products can be found in every corner of everyday life and we partner with customers in a wide range of industries including energy, transport and the life sciences.   


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Opportunity Overview

  • Ongoing
  • Competitive salary + benefits
  • All grades
  • Birmingham
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Preferred Disciplines...

  • Aerospace
  • Automotive
  • Materials & Minerals
  • Materials Science
  • Mechanical
  • Mechatronics

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