Graduate Opportunity

Graduate Mechanical Engineer


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France (assignments can be in the UK or other European Countries)

The company:

Air Products is a world-leading Industrial Gases company in operation for over 75 years. The Company’s core industrial gases business provides atmospheric and process gases and related equipment to manufacturing markets, including refining and petrochemical, metals, electronics, and food and beverage. Air Products is also the world’s leading supplier of liquefied natural gas process technology and equipment.

The Company had fiscal 2018 sales of $8.9 billion from continuing operations in 50 countries and has a current market capitalisation of about $35 billion. Approximately 16,000 passionate, talented and committed employees from a diversity of backgrounds are driven by Air Products’ higher purpose to create innovative solutions that benefit the environment, enhance sustainability and address the challenges facing customers, communities and the world.

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The programme:

Our European Graduate Programme is a strategic investment into our future leaders of Air Products. The programme is structured as 3 x 12-month diverse assignments, based in France, UK and the rest of Europe. These assignments will provide you with an environment in which you can learn, grow and develop as an engineer.

Each year you will rotate into a new role to learn about engineering, working on high value projects in our plants such as machine reliability, automisation of processes, plant maintenance, robotics. After the three year program you will be ready to take on your final position as a technical leader at one of our French sites.
You will receive a healthy remuneration package and our high performers are likely to be promoted within the first 18-24 months.

Your qualification and skills:

We are looking for talented, bright individuals, who are motivated with leadership potential, can influence people and who can work effectively as part of a team.

You will have graduated in 2018 or will be graduating in 2019 with a Masters degree in Mechanical Engineering with a specialisation in maintenance or industrial automisation/robotics.

Your studies and industrial experience will have focused on industrial equipment and processes. You will have competencies in root cause analysis/issues and have a continuous improvement mindset. You must be fluent in French and English (C1 CEFR).
You will also need to be fully mobile and willing to relocate during the course of the programme, as for the first three years our assignments are based in the UK and France. Finally, you need to possess a clean driving license and be ready to start of the programme in September 2019.


How to Apply

Job ID Number: 24904BR
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Opportunity Overview

  • March 22nd, 2019
  • Competitive + benefits
  • Masters and above
  • France

Disciplines accepted...

  • Mechanical

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