Graduate Opportunity

Graduate Project Coordinator 2020

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The role

Renishaw has over 40 years of engineering and scientific knowledge across a team of 3,000 UK employees and four UK manufacturing facilities to create some of the most exciting and innovative product within the manufacturing, metrology and healthcare industries. Our success is built on hiring and then developing the very best people and we recognise that Project Management is key to Renishaw’s aim to plan and deliver successful high-quality products to market.

You will start your journey at Renishaw on a five-day Group Induction Programme, where you will be given the opportunity to learn about all aspects of the business, meet all graduates and begin to grow your Renishaw network.

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As a project coordinator graduate you will spend one year on the scheme within a product division, where you will be given the opportunity to work on a wide range of projects across the division you are placed in. This involves driving projects from the concept phase through to production. The role of a project coordinator is dynamic and stimulating, requiring you to work cross-functionally with all stakeholders and members of the project team, understanding and executing the project requirements to deliver breakthrough technology to the market.

Who are we looking for?

To be effective in the role of a graduate project coordinator, you must have excellent communication and organisation skills, be confident and proficient at building relationships and rapport with the various members involved in the project and be committed to delivering innovative products and services to the market. Additionally, you should have the drive to innovate working processes, promote good working practice and have an understanding or interest in technology and/or engineering.

What you will gain

Graduate Project Coordinators will gain an understanding of:

  • Creating and communicating the project management plan as well as other key project documentation: such as the project schedule.
  • Knowledge and understanding of the new product innovation process to deliver projects – aligning your understanding in accordance to the Association for Project Management (APM) qualifications and training.
  • Project risk assessment and mitigation.
  • Project cost reporting and forecasting.
  • Leading and organising meetings with relevant parties in all areas of the business.
  • Proactive management of change in project scope and devising contingency plans.
  • Capturing, documenting and communicating stakeholder requirements and managing expectations.
  • Group quality – undertaking continual improvement activities to group templates, procedures and the quality management system.
  • Various areas of the business including but not limited to: manufacturing, procurement, design and assembly.

At Renishaw we invest heavily into your future career and believe in developing our people’s skills and promoting them internally. We will invest significant resource into developing your personal and behavioural skills so that you will become a well-rounded individual with the tools to thrive in project management at Renishaw.

Graduate Project Coordinators will benefit from:

  • Renishaw’s project management community.
  • Training courses on various project management skills and tools such as Excel, MS project, Presentation Skills and
  • Time Management amongst various others.
  • An assigned mentor to help support you through your journey at Renishaw.
  • APM corporate membership which includes opportunities to join networking events and talks.
  • Opportunity to gain the APM Project Management Qualification.
  • STEM ambassador and outreach programme.


When you join Renishaw, we're committing to your future career. That's because we believe in developing our people's skills and promoting them internally. We also offer a benefits package that's highly desirable, including a 9% non-contributory pension, discretionary annual bonus and pay reviews, subsidised onsite restaurant, free parking and fitness centre. Of course, we appreciate there’s more to life than the office, so we also provide 25 days holiday plus bank holidays, Life Assurance, the option to join BUPA Renishaw Health Trust and an Employee Assistance Programme for employees and family.


How to Apply

Job ID Number: R431
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Opportunity Overview

  • November 1st, 2019
  • Competitive + benefits
  • 2:2 and above
  • Wotton-Under-Edge (Gloucestershire) and Miskin (Wales)
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Preferred Disciplines...

  • Electronic
  • Information Technology
  • Manufacturing
  • Product Design
  • Project Management

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