Graduate Opportunity

Graduate Design Leaders

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About us 

Plastic Omnium is one of the worlds leading suppliers of exterior plastic and composite body parts into the automotive sector.

Proudly operating in 25 countries, with a workforce over 30,000 employees and significant state of the art plant and equipment, we see the graduates of today being our future for tomorrow.

As best in class manufacturing and supplier, our customers include Jaguar Land Rover, Nissan, BMW, PSA, GM, VW with complex bumpers systems, tailgates and other exterior plastic parts. We are experiencing and projecting significant growth, expanding our product range, and investing heavily in the UK.

Plastic Omnium, 70 years of Innovation and Manufacturing

Shaped by innovation, investment and international success, Plastic Omnium’s history began in 1946.

We have Graduate Design Leader roles available based at our Tamworth Engineering Centre. The successful candidates will be trained to ensure the product design (for manufacturing) and architecture meets customer (JLR) expectations. Also candidates will functionally manage CAD resources to fulfil design. This is a fantastic opportunity to launch a career within the Automotive Industry and with Plastic Omnium.


  • An Engineering Degree – Preferably 2:1 Mechanical / Automotive
  • Eligibility to work in the UK (No International Sponsorship)
  • An ability to team work with a wide variety of people
  • A desire to learn something new, take on a challenge and succeed.

As an entry graduate we offer an extensive two-year continuous training plan with the right individuals to interface and interact with our Research and Development/Technical centres at a European and International level.

Ultimately we are looking to develop ambitious and enthusiastic engineers who can play a vital role in the further development of our successful business.


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Opportunity Overview

  • September 20th, 2019
  • £30,670 + benefits
  • 2:1 and above
  • Tamworth (Staffordshire)
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Disciplines accepted...

  • Automotive
  • Mechanical

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