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Mechanical Engineering (Custom Solutions with R&D) Student Placement

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With our SIPLACE SMT placement machines and DEK stencil printers we support electronics manufacturers all over the world on their path to the Smart #1 SMT Factory as we successfully implement Industry 4.0 concepts.

As the industry’s innovation and technology leader, our product portfolio stands for top quality, process integration and flexible best-in-class solutions. Our vision: We enable the digital world!

ASM Careers UK – Donna

ASM offers an exciting start to your new career by working on cutting edge global digital transformation projects. Donna shares her experience working for ASM.

The Role:

You will be working as a Mechanical Engineer focused on helping ASM deliver bespoke solutions to some of the world’s top technology companies. Our number one focus though is developing you.

Our team is a small ‘Technology Think Tank’. All opinions matter, we promote innovation and out of the box thinking.

On a day-to-day basis, the work will be ‘hands on’ in a lab-based environment. The content can expand across multiple engineering disciplines.

Your profile:

  • Studying a degree course in a Mechanical Manufacturing, Materials or Process Engineering discipline or similar
  • Be able to demonstrate part competence in own discipline; breadth of specialism limited within the major aspects of Engineering.
  • Be willing to extend knowledge to other key engineering disciplines (electrical, mechanical & Automation).

Training and Projects

We’ll help you make the most of your placement by offering you on the job training with your manager, peers and development programme. We have a plan individually tailored to each placement in order to track your performance and help you to enhance your existing transferrable skills as well as your course specific skills.

On top of your day-to-day role, you also have the chance to get involved in a variety of projects. These projects are in addition to your job role and include team working, exciting project management, creative and innovative thinking and representing the business at STEM events. There are also opportunities to be involved in the development and release of our new technology.

Rewards and Benefits

Our placement programme offers many rewards and benefits, such as the following:

  • £1,000 starting bonus
  • A competitive salary of £18,540 per annum pro rata
  • 25 days' annual leave
  • Discounts at local and global organisations
  • Corporate gym membership
  • Subsidised canteen
  • Flexible working hours
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Opt-in pension scheme
  • Employee Assistance programme
  • Life Assurance scheme
  • Gain invaluable experience working with a team of diverse people
  • Team building days out


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Opportunity Overview

  • Ongoing
  • £18,540 + £1,000 starting bonus + benefits
  • All grades
  • Year-long
  • Weymouth, Dorset
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Disciplines accepted...

  • Manufacturing
  • Materials Science
  • Mechanical
  • Mechatronics
  • Process

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