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Electrical Engineering Annual Placement


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At Tata Steel we believe that our strength is not just in our steel, but the diversity of our workforce. Our people make the difference.

Your Tata Steel placement programme is just the beginning, where you go next is up to you.

Apply today and lets make the difference together.

We are Tata Steel

We are one of the largest manufacturing companies in the UK.

The Role

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 scale of the work we do means that Tata is an immense arena for learning and development.

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. Our placement programme offers undergraduates the chance to develop hands-on commercial experience in a complex and large-scale professional setting. It’s a chance to work on real life projects and take on personal responsibility for delivering high quality outcomes. But you can also be confident that you’ll have considerable support and encouragement from a highly experienced team, who are experts in their fields. We are also open to applications from students who have recently graduated and are looking to expand their knowledge and experience in this field.

Engineering innovation and challenge is at the very heart of our business. Tata Steel presents Engineers with a remarkable canvas on which to work. The scale and complexity of our work will give you the opportunity to really test your skills, and our commitment to continuous improvement means you will continually be tasked with coming up with new ideas and approaches to enhancing our products.

Our Electrical 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, helping to 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. It’s an opportunity to work with emerging technologies, build your expertise and make a vital contribution to the quality of the final product.

The scale of the work we do means that Tata is an immense arena for learning and development. You will be working with machines that can consume many Mega Watts whilst producing a product to a few microns accuracy. It’s the ideal way to build the varied skills, knowledge and expertise needed for a career that can take you in many different directions.

The Candidate

To be eligible for a placement you should be on track to achieve a 2:1 degree in Electrical Engineering or Electrical and Electronic Engineering (IET Accredited), during which you have covered the following topics: Power, Electronics, Control and Instrumentations.

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.

The Benefits

As well as your starting salary of £18,100 you will also be eligible for a wide variety of benefits including:

  • 35 days’ holiday pro rata
  • 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

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