Graduate Opportunity

Graduate Manufacturing Engineer

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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 33,000 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.

The Role

We have a Graduate Manufacturing Engineer role available based at our Warrington Manufacturing facility. The successful candidate will work with other Manufacturing Engineers to ensure the optimisations of process within our injection moulding, painting and assembly operations. You will also be involved with new layouts, continuous improvement techniques, new project introductions, line balancing, standardisation techniques, problem solving and other areas to improve industrial performance.

This is a fantastic opportunity to launch a career within the Automotive Industry and with Plastic Omnium.


  • A 2:1 Manufacturing Engineering degree
  • Eligibility to work in the UK (No International Sponsorship)
  • Though full training will be provided a genuine interest in Automotive Manufacturing is preferred
  • A desire to take on a challenge and succeed.

As an entry graduate we offer an extensive two-year continuous training plan. Ultimately we are looking to develop an ambitious and enthusiastic engineer who can play a vital role in the further development of our successful business.


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Opportunity Overview

  • September 27th, 2019
  • £30,670 + benefits
  • 2:1 and above
  • Warrington
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Disciplines accepted...

  • Manufacturing

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