Graduate Opportunity

Graduate Production Engineer

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An exciting opportunity for a graduate to join the Siemens Rolling Stock Production team in Northampton is currently available.

As a graduate, you will rotate through various roles concerned with fleet engineering on a two year programme, covering the following key areas:

  • Fleet Safety Management
  • Engineering Support
  • Maintenance Optimisation
  • Production Management
  • Configuration Control
  • Production Scheduling
  • Quality Control
  • Culture & Behavioural Awareness.

You will support the existing teams in a fully operational role and you will be involved in both project based assignments and cross-functional working. During this time you will build a compliment of skills that will enable you to apply for a professional role at the end of the scheme.

This role will require travel to other sites within the UK so you will need to be flexible in regards to travel.

Siemens at a glance – Electrification, Automation and Digitalisation

Siemens is positioned along the value chain of electrification, featuring strong competencies in automation and digitalisation to help its customers increase efficiency and create value.

What are my responsibilities?

  • Fully participating and engaging with the business graduate scheme and completing all components of the structured development plan, including a rotational placement programme, the Siemens Graduate Development Programme (GDP), and local work-based skill courses
  • Reporting to your Sponsor Manager and Placement Manager(s) and taking ownership for the completion of all allocated tasks to the best of your ability
  • Maintaining a Personal Professional Development Log (PPDL)
  • Gaining an understanding of the business unit, including its goals, vision, services, departments, customers, and supply chain
  • Actively seek opportunities to develop skills and knowledge in preparation for a substantive role within the business
  • Engaging with the business’ Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) requirements

What do I need to qualify for this job?

  • You must be graduating in, or have graduated with a 2:2 degree in Electrical or Mechanical Engineering, or a related subject
  • You must have excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • You must have excellent organisational and time management skills
  • You must have excellent analytical skills
  • You must have excellent negotiation and influencing skills
  • You must be confident with the ability and self-determination to drive your own development through the scheme
  • Work experience in an engineering environment would be beneficial but not essential
  • Previous management experience will be welcomed.

Siemens is committed to investing in its entry level talent, and – in conjunction with National Skills Academy for Rail (NSAR) – has opened the National Training Academy for Rail (NTAR) in Northampton. NTAR represents an excellent opportunity for all new apprentices, interns, and graduates joining the business to receive best-in-class industry learning and to become part of a community of developing future engineers and rail professionals.

About us

We’re Siemens. A collection of over 348,000 great minds who are all making the future and you could be one of them. We have offices across the UK, full of talented individual’s helping us to challenge the today and work towards a brighter tomorrow.

Want to join us and be a Future Maker?

We’re excited to hear that you would like to join us here at Siemens. Our people love it here and we want you to be a part of helping us make real, what matters.

We are looking forward to receiving your online application. Please ensure you complete all areas, of the application form, to the best of your ability to help us review your suitability for the role. We will be in contact as soon as possible with an update on your application.

What else do I need to know?

The benefits package for this role includes not only a generous base salary, but an annual bonus. We know that not everyone’s lifestyle is the same, so we operate a flexible benefits scheme where you can tailor your benefits package to suit you.

If we all thought the same, we would never think of anything new. That’s why we recruit great minds from all walks of life. We embrace diversity and create what’s right for the world by employing the people who live in it.

Siemens recognise that building a diverse workforce is critical to the success of our business. We strongly encourage applications from a diverse talent pool and welcome the opportunity to discuss flexibility requirements with our applicants to encourage agile working and innovation.


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Opportunity Overview

  • Ongoing
  • Competitive + benefits
  • 2:2 and above
  • Northampton
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Disciplines accepted...

  • Electrical
  • Mechanical

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