Graduate Opportunity

Mechanical Engineering Graduate 2021

Hartlepool (County Durham)

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Are you looking for an exciting career? Do you want to be a part of a world class, global organisation where you can really make a difference?

We are looking for a Mechanical Engineer graduate to join our 2021 graduate scheme at our Hartlepool site.

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

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The Role

Our Mechanical Engineers operate on a scale and precision not even imagined by many other sectors. This is an opportunity to play a crucial role in the life cycle management of our unique equipment. You will specify, design, build, install, commission and maintain a huge range of machines, ensuring that high performance is maintained and that the highest safety standards are met. Opportunities exist for short and longer term project based work including interaction with cross functional teams from inception, through commission and into the operational phase

There are constant opportunities to work with emerging technologies, build your expertise and make a vital impact on the quality of the final product.

The successful candidate will be joining an established 2 year graduate training program with full accreditation from major engineering institutions; IMechE / IET and IEE, and is in a position to provide a route to incorporated or Chartered Engineering status.

The two year period will consist of:

  • Overall Business awareness,
  • Management training (ILM),
  • Graduate Development program,
  • Networking with other graduates,
  • Site Tours.

including a rotation within different departments/functions. Following this rotational period, you'll be supported towards a substantive position

Experience gained will include aspects of:

  • Front line supervision of shift multi-disciplinary team
  • Maintenance Engineering & Planning
  • Environmental & Energy Awareness
  • CAD (Solidworks)
  • Project Specification Development & Costing
  • Project management (CDM)
  • H&S Management (NEBOSH)
  • Continuous Improvement techniques.

Target roles include, Maintenance Engineering, Design Engineer, Manufacturing Process Development, Reliability Engineering, Mechanical Site Services & Rail, Project Management, Engineering Management.

The Candidate

You must have at least a 2:1 Degree in Mechanical Engineering (IMechE Accredited), or closely related degree. Supported with A/B grades in STEM A level results or equivalent qualifications.

Core skills & interests are to include:

  • Engineering Mathematics & Statistics
  • Mechanics
  • Materials Science / FEA
  • Manufacturing Engineering
  • Thermo-fluid Dynamics.

It is an advantage, but not essential, for those candidates who can show

An “Industrial” final year project with skills in project management.
Some working experience, preferably in a technical environment (as part of an industrial placement / apprenticeship).
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.

If you want an opportunity to test your academic knowledge and training in a practical, professional setting, Tata Steel can offer a fantastic learning experience.

The Benefits

Tata Steel UK offers their employees significant benefits packages.

For this role, you will benefit from:

  • A market competitive salary
  • Quarterly Bonus Scheme – subject to business performance
  • One of the UK’s leading defined contribution pension schemes (10% employer contribution / 6% employee contribution)
  • Annual Pay Review
  • Employee discount scheme for companies including Vodafone, Nissan, Jaguar Land Rover and also various local services.

You may be also interested to know that we have an extensive list of lifestyle benefits including, free onsite parking at all of our sites, an employee assistance programme as well as discounts with local and national retailers and services.

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Opportunity Overview

  • March 7th, 2021
  • Competitive + benefits
  • 2:1 and above
  • Hartlepool (County Durham)
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Disciplines accepted...

  • Analytics
  • Manufacturing
  • Materials Science
  • Maths
  • Mechanical

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