Our Graduate Programme

Joining Kautex means working for one of the top 100 automotive suppliers worldwide.

We are an international company with 31 facilities in more than a dozen countries and multiple opportunities to grow and develop. But that's not all. As part of the Textron Inc. family of brands, you have the opportunity to move across multiple industries - industrial, aviation and defence.

Let your future take shape with us

We are committed to attracting and developing people who can make a positive impact on our businesses - and making sure we are utilising all the talent in our company.

Oliver Betteley, Graduate Trainee, coaching his colleagues.

If you are looking for a company that believes trust, on developing talent and driving performance, where your skills and expertise are recognised and rewarded, you've come to the right place. You’re looking for a career at a company with a history of innovation and leadership in its industry, a place where your skills and expertise are recognised and rewarded. You want to work where strong individual performance isn’t just a bullet point on a performance review, but an inherent part of the culture. You want to be at a company where talent is a true competitive advantage.

Development programme for engineers

Rotate through several of Kautex's international facilities receiving challenging work experiences, training, mentoring and interactions with leaders. Our two-year Engineering Development Programme allows you to learn about the company, see and learn about different cultures and build a set of professional skills and a professional network.

What’s in it for you?

Over a two-year rotational programme, you will gain invaluable experience as you rotate through manufacturing, product engineering and quality every six months, including up to six months abroad at a Kautex location. Training, team building and mentoring through senior executives round out your development.

Requirements for eligibility:

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree
  • First practical experience during your studies
  • Ability to learn "on the fly" and to drive for results
  • Excellent German and English communication skills
  • Internationally mobile
  • Highly motivated and looking for outstanding career opportunities

Employee Profiles

Chris Walden - Graduate Engineer

"I work with many different people from various backgrounds with different skills in an..."

Daniel Wormley - Production Specialist

"One of the best the things about working at Kautex is that your development is always..."
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