Graduate Opportunity

Graduate Engineers

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Are you ready to kick-start your engineering career in a fast paced, international environment? We are looking for you to be part of the UK & Ireland Operations program of a global market leader!

The program has been designed to offer the skills and knowledge you need to immediately add value and contribute to meeting the needs of our premier Life Science clients. The program will include an initial eight weeks technology boot camp in the European Engineering Hub in Cluj, Romania, which will provide a solid technical foundation across a range of Emerson products and services.

To maximise your personal experience, a mentor will be provided from the business. They will help you create the opportunities to engage and learn from our Executive management as well as some of the best technical leaders in the industry, giving you an unrivalled introduction to our business and the industry. You’ll build a broad knowledge base and hone your skills through the immersive ‘Global Leaning Centre’ e-learning that is built around your needs, specialised Life Sciences orientation, combined with exposure to product/ systems specialists.

Why work at Emerson?

"Emerson provide lots of great opportunities."

Working alongside some of our most experienced engineers on our day-to-day business and projects, your ideas will help the team to solve complex challenges and break new ground via innovative solutions. An enthusiasm for modern technology, creativity and ability to learn quickly are all vital requirements for this role. You will learn from the best, evolve professionally as well as personally, and build a firm foundation upon which to specialise later. The role will require close cooperation with both office and field-based service engineers, to help satisfy the requirements of our customers.

Join us here, and you’ll constantly be looking ahead! We’ll look to you to capitalise on new technological trends that can shape our business and deliver value for our clients.

If this sounds like an exciting opportunity, then what are you waiting for? Apply today and become a part of our team in Ireland!

In this role you will handle

  • Customer Relations – support the relevant Lead Engineer in understanding, handling and achieving each customer’s expectations.
  • Project Execution – take ownership of the Engineering activities on all allocated tasks and proactively utilise methodologies, resources and techniques for minimising the execution cost, whilst maintaining the requisite schedule and quality standard.
  • Project Management –provide the Senior Engineer with all necessary support and information to ensure that they are fully informed of resource requirements, progress and areas of risk for the allocated tasks.
  • Scope control – fully understand the scope of work within their portfolio, ensure that it is delivered to the requisite quality, budget and schedule and that the relevant Senior Engineer is fully informed, at the earliest opportunity, of any customer-initiated changes in scope.
  • Quality control – ensure that all Engineering activities are undertaken in accordance with the Company’s quality control processes and that the relevant standard is achieved.
  • Internal knowledge transfer – actively share knowledge and experience with the UK&I Engineering team and the wider organisation.
  • Small Projects – where the business determines that the scope of a project does not justify having a separate Senior Engineer and Engineer, then the roles will be combined, and the Engineer will undertake both roles. This will only be with the full support of a Senior Engineer for guidance and mentoring.
  • Site Commissioning - be willing to travel in the UK&I, Offshore or Overseas for short periods of site commissioning. To operate in accordance with Emerson and customer health, safety and security requirements at all times while representing Emerson on site.

What we expect from you

  • Minimum of 2:2 university degree or equivalent, or final year study graduating in 2021, in the following:
    • Chemical Engineering
    • Physics & Instrumentation
    • Systems IT
    • Bio Tech Engineering
  • A genuine interest in STEM disciplines.
  • Flexibility to travel throughout Ireland and abroad.
  • A Valid Full clean driving license and the use of a car (there will be frequent travel throughout the programme).
  • English fluency to business standard essential.
  • To demonstrate strong communication skills both verbally and written.
  • Literacy and experience in using Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).
  • Passion and motivation to be the best in your field.

Interested to take the challenge?

If you are interested in this amazing opportunity, please apply online by the 31st of January 2021. Due to high volumes of applications, we might not always be able to contact all candidates. If you haven't heard from us by Friday, the 21st of February, please consider your candidacy unsuccessful. Successful candidate job offers will be subject to candidates having eligibility to live and work in Ireland.

The recruitment process will include an Assessment Centre that will take place in March (the exact date to be confirmed). Successful candidates will commence in July 2021.

Given the current public health crisis, we will make sure to take all necessary safety measures in organising the assessment, as Safety is one of Emerson's core values.

Who you are

You are passionate about making an impact and always act with integrity. You continuously push yourself to achieve new goals and are not afraid to question the status quo by proposing creative solutions to problems.

Our Offer to You

By joining Emerson as a Graduate Engineer, you will be working at the heart of our business. This means that the skills and business insight gained can serve as an invaluable foundation toward developing your career within our global organisation. We offer plentiful opportunities for advancement and support this through our formal personal development planning process.

Our on-boarding program uses a blended learning approach to get you up and running as quickly as possible. You benefit from Emerson certified trainers with extensive knowledge of our customers, products and applications.

Our global Women in Stem initiative gives you the opportunity to connect with local peers that share the same interest, to promote the diversity & inclusion and early STEM education and to benefit from professional development to access leadership opportunities. Also, we are committed to maintaining a partnership with the Society of Women Engineers (SWE).

Our inclusive company culture celebrates the unique perspectives, diversity of thoughts, and exceptional innovation that come to life when we actively seek to hire and develop the best, brightest team members from all backgrounds. These unique points of view help foster fresh thinking and new ideas, ensuring our continued success into the future.


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Job ID Number: 20007728
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