Graduate Opportunity

Manufacturing Graduate

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Why Tata Steel?

There are few organisations that can offer the scale, complexity and diversity of career opportunities that you will find at Tata Steel.

As a Tata Steel Graduate you will have the exciting opportunity to be part of a world-class, global business.
You will discover an organisation with the ambition and resources, backed up by the commitment to training and professional development to help you realise your full potential. Our working culture thrives on innovation, encourages people to take responsibility and recognises and rewards talent.

You can expect to be challenged every day and you’ll have the opportunity to work alongside professional experts who can help you achieve and exceed your own ambitions.

Be part of our team and make the difference together.

More than steel

Take a look at what we do. Together we make the difference!

What do we do?

Tata Steel is one of the world’s most geographically diversified steel producers with operations in 26 countries and commercial offices in over 35 countries. As one of the world’s top ten steel producers the combined group has an aggregate crude steel capacity of more than 28 million tonnes and approximately 80,000 employees across four continents. We’re part of the Tata Group, one of the largest, most diverse conglomerates in the world with businesses in the UK including Tata Steel, Jaguar Land Rover and Tetley Tea, but it’s not just our size that sets us apart. What makes us different is our approach to business. We believe our strength is how we build collaborative relationships that create new success for our customers.

At Tata Steel, we pride ourselves on our world-class products, processes and people. We value individuality and believe that exposing people to genuine challenges on live projects fosters creativity and allows potential to be fulfilled.

The Manufacturing function plays a vital role in keeping our sites running smoothly. You will work closely with colleagues in and beyond Manufacturing, ensuring that plant performance is optimised and that production targets are achieved. It involves operating at pace, with precision and to accurate technical guidelines. Skill, expertise and dedication are critical.

What do we offer?

At Tata Steel, the promise of an individually tailored career is easy to keep. Our two-year graduate programme offers an excellent opportunity for you to  apply and develop your academic qualifications in a practical, real world setting. It offers a mix of on the job experience and practice-based learning, backed up by a thorough programme of formal training.

While your technical knowledge will need to be in-depth and far-reaching, your ability to build a career will depend as much on your understanding of how people tick. At Tata, you’ll learn to improve the performance of people, develop teams and drive projects forward. Within a global business, these are exactly the kinds of skills that will, ultimately, enable you to keep on moving up.

As well as your starting salary £25,750 per annum, you will also be eligible for a wide variety of benefits including:

  • One of the UK’s leading defined contribution pension schemes
  • 35 days’ holiday
  • Private medical insurance
  • Graduate loan
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • CSR / volunteering opportunities
  • Discounted shopping with various local and national retailers and services including Vodafone, Nandos, Virgin Holidays, Jaguar Land Rover, asos.
  • A business and social networking platform for young professionals to develop in fun and energetic activities in and outside of work 

What are we looking for?

You must have at least a 2:1 Degree in Engineering, Science, Manufacturing or Operations-based Management.
Driven, passionate and tenacious, your strong sense of personal accountability is bolstered by your eye for the bigger picture. Outstanding problem-solving skills and the ability to inspire trust and build engagement are also essential.

As part of a global organisation, it’s vital that you understand and engage with our culture.

We’re passionate about achievement, excellence and breakthrough thinking, and people at every level here have a thirst for development their knowledge. You’ll embrace change with enthusiasm, take ownership of issues and inspire others towards a culture of innovation.

Tata Steel Graduate programme is just the beginning. Where you go next is up to you.


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Opportunity Overview

  • Ongoing
  • £25,750 + benefits
  • 2:1 and above
  • Shotton
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Disciplines accepted...

  • Manufacturing
  • Science

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