Page 1

Careers and Employability Service Careers in Mechanical, Materials and Manufacturing Engineering Thursday 24 October 2013, 11.30am–2.30pm Engineering and Science Learning Centre, University Park


Careers and Employability Service www.nottingham.ac.uk/careers

Welcome to Careers in Mechanical, Materials and Manufacturing Engineering This and its partner event on 21 November 2013 are engineering’s two most popular fairs with leading mechanical and manufacturing engineering companies visiting the University as part of their recruitment campaign for 20132014. Before the fair we’ll be holding two drop-in ‘Prepare for the Fair’ sessions on Tuesday 22 October and Thursday 24 October, 8.30– 10.00am in the Coates Building reception. Come to one of these sessions to find out how to make the most of the fair.

01

Our top tip for the day

If possible try and visit the fair before 1pm and after 2pm; that way you’ll have more time to talk to the employers who interest you the most.


Careers and Employability Service www.nottingham.ac.uk/careers

Contents

01 Welcome

08 Frazer-Nash

03 AB Inbev

08 Gradcracker

04 Aero Engine Controls

09 Interfleet

04 Akzo Nobel

09 JCB

05 Altair

10 JLG

05 Assystem

10 Network Rail

06 BAE Systems

11 PA Consulting Group

06 BP

11 Renishaw

07 Caterpillar

12 Selex ES

07 Essar

12 Teach First

02


Careers and Employability Service www.nottingham.ac.uk/careers

Employer profiles

Starting salary: Competitive Job location(s): UK Benefits: Understanding of the organisation from a variety of perspectives, hands-on experience, potential for junior management position within the company Application method: Online Application deadline: To be confirmed Employment start date: For graduate roles September 2014, for internship roles June– October 2014 Number of opportunities: To be confirmed

03

We have more than 200 products in our global portfolio including Beck’s and Budweiser. We believe that our employees are our most important competitive advantage, so we run one of the most challenging graduate programmes around. AB InBev have three graduate trainee programmes in global management, supply and commercial. For penultimate years we have summer internship programmes available. www.bestbeerjob.com


Careers and Employability Service www.nottingham.ac.uk/careers

Starting salary: To be confirmed Job location(s): Birmingham and Derby Benefits: Pension, bonus Application method: Online Application deadline: January 2014 Employment start date: September 2014 Number of opportunities: To be confirmed

We are at the forefront of technology engineering, offering a broad spectrum of opportunities and career experiences. Our business agility means we can respond to our customers’ needs quickly and flexibly, offering our employees a greater breadth of work, internal progression and the potential to work within our parent companies. We have also recently announced a significant financial investment in a new facility which will provide a platform to continue business expansion in the coming years. www.aeroenginecontrols.com

Starting salary: Competitive Job Location(s): UK Benefits: £2,000 joining bonus, private health care, company contribution to pension, 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays Application method: Online Application deadline: October–December 2013 Employment start date: September 2014 Number of opportunities: Various AkzoNobel is a global paints and coatings company with market positions and brands in countries worldwide.

We operate in a number of important sectors ranging from buildings and infrastructure to transport, industrial and consumer goods. We are number one in the Dow Jones Sustainability Index which means you could encounter our sustainable solutions on a daily basis. If you want to join a business where your ideas are implemented internationally, visit our website for details of placements, internships and graduate programmes. www.akzonobel.com/graduates

04


Careers and Employability Service www.nottingham.ac.uk/careers

Starting salary: Job location(s): Global Benefits: Application method: Online Application deadline: Employment start date: Number of opportunities: We have established our position by selecting the best and brightest talent, creating a world-class team of engineers and design consultants that share a high level of technical education and indepth knowledge of products and processes.

With offices in 19 countries, the thread throughout is the diversity of our people. Altair can be described as entrepreneurial, with an intense focus on innovation. We are proud to say we enjoy working together and collaborating with our customers around the globe. You’ll find a different culture here in the way we work and interact. We value your talent, intelligence and ideas. Communication is open and teamwork is encouraged. When you work at Altair, you have the potential to evolve in your work and your life. www.altair.com/career

05

Starting salary: £21,500–£24,500 Job location(s): Bristol, Derby, Preston, Sunderland, Ilse of Man, Prestwick, Oldbury Benefits: Graduate development scheme Application method: E-mail CV and covering letter to engcareers@assystemuk.com Application deadline: Ongoing Employment start date: September 2014 Number of opportunities: Various

As a company we are looking for talented and ambitious graduates who wish to join a growing international engineering group where people are at the heart of the business.

Assystem is a leading international group in the field of engineering and innovation consultancy. There are three main divisions within the UK business which are: energy and nuclear, gas turbines and aerostructures.

www.assystem.com

Joing the Assystem Graduate Professional Development scheme provides learning and experience through a multitude of projects and industries.


Careers and Employability Service www.nottingham.ac.uk/careers

Starting salary: £24,000–£28,000 Job location(s): UK and international Benefits: Welcome payment, pension scheme, discounted healthcare, car lease or share schemes, 25 days annual holiday, graduate mentor, graduate development course Application method: Online Application deadline: Until vacancies are filled Employment start date: September 2014 Number of opportunities: Various

We work together with local partners to develop, engineer, manufacture, and support the innovations that sustain economies, increase defence sovereignty and safeguard commercial interests. With 88,000 employees in six continents, our story is about talented people who relentlessly commit to creating solutions that protect and strengthen nations. That’s work that inspires us. That’s BAE Systems. www.baesystems.com

At BAE Systems, we serve the needs of our customers by delivering a wide range of advanced defence, aerospace and security solutions that provide a technological and performance edge.

Starting salary: See website Job location(s): UK Benefits: See website Application method: Online Application deadline: 16 December 2013. Early applications are strongly advised. Check our website for all application closing dates Employment start date: September Number of opportunities: Various

Heat, light, power, mobility and materials to make the products that define the life you live, all are made possible by oil and gas. As demand continues to grow, delivering it sustainably and at a reasonable cost remains one of the biggest challenges in the world today.

BP and its people find, develop and produce essential sources of energy. And then turn that energy into products you and everyone on the planet depend on every day.

www.bp.com/ukgraduates

Join us and you’ll find how our people make some truly amazing discoveries to meet that challenge.

06


Careers and Employability Service www.nottingham.ac.uk/careers

Starting salary: £25,250–£26,750 for graduates, £16,500 for placements Job location(s): UK Benefits: Share schemes, pension, bonus Application method: Online Application deadline: See website Employment start date: For placements: July 2014, for gradautes: September 2014 Number of opportunities: Various We wish to recruit enthusiastic graduates to become the leaders of the future and we are prepared to invest in your development. We will support you towards achieving a professional qualification within your chosen discipline, for example, engineers wishing to become chartered.

Starting salary: Competitive Job location(s): UK Benefits: Pension, healthcare Application method: Online Application deadline: 31 December 2013 Employment start date: Negotiable – latest October 2014 for graduates, internships are eight weeks over July and August Number of opportunities: Various Essar Oil UK is one of the leading players in the UK’s refining sector and looking to recruit the exceptional talent of the future to help us further grow our business.

07

You will also be assigned a mentor to help you get the most out of our graduate scheme. Our 12–month industrial placement scheme offers you the chance to perform in a real job, gain high-quality experience and develop your skills and knowledge effectively. We will help you maximise the opportunities available to you during your year away from university. Completing an industrial placement with us gives you an excellent chance of returning to the company as a graduate. www.catukgradautes.com

Our Stanlow Manufacturing Complex plays a key part in the national economy by supplying over 15% of the UK’s transport fuels. We process over 11 million tonnes of crude oil each year, making us the second biggest refinery in the country. Our graduate engineering roles are competitively paid and provide you with an opportunity to move around different areas of refinery equipment and projects. We offer eight-week paid summer internships which are open to students currently in their penultimate year. www.essarenergy.com/careers


Careers and Employability Service www.nottingham.ac.uk/careers

Starting salary: Competitive Job location(s): UK and Australia Benefits: Pension, 25 days annual holiday, healthcare, bonus scheme, share scheme, flexible start and finish times Application method: Online Application deadline: Mid December 2013 Employment start date: Summer 2014 Number of opportunities: Various If you are looking to move your engineering career forward and enjoy a challenge, Frazer-Nash is where you should be. Throughout your career we will encourage you to work in different disciplines across a range of market sectors. This will enable you to gain a great depth of knowledge and solve some of today’s toughest engineering challenges.

Starting salary: Varies Job location(s): Various Benefits: Various Application method: Online Application deadline: Various Employment start date: Various Number of opportunities: Hundreds Gradcracker is a careers website for science, engineering and technology students. Whether you are looking for a work placement during your studies or a graduate opportunity to join when you finish, you’ll find it here. There are more science, engineering and technology specific employers, placements and graduate jobs on gradcracker.com than on any other careers website in the UK.

A career with us will mean working with worldclass clients, collaborating with like-minded people and contributing your talent to the wider team. You will have the opportunity to work in diverse industries and throughout your career you will reap the rewards associated with your personal and professional development. We are passionate about making a positive impact through innovative thinking. We rise to the challenge, looking for ways to exceed our clients’ expectations. A career with Frazer-Nash will let you demonstrate your talent and reach your full potential. www.fnc.co.uk

Use our search facility to find opportunities that match your skills and requirements, find out more about the companies that interest you, the opportunities they have and how to apply. Register on Gradcracker to make sure you are using the site to its full potential. It’s free and once registered you can follow companies that interest you, upload your CV for employers to view, receive a weekly update on the latest opportunities relevant to your degree discipline, enter our competitions and post on our blog. www.gradcracker.com

08


Careers and Employability Service www.nottingham.ac.uk/careers

Starting salary: £24,000–£26,000 Job location(s): Derby, UK Benefits: 24 days annual holiday, gym membership, group stake holder pension, personal development scheme Application method: Online Application deadline: April 2014 Employment start date: 26 August 2014 Number of opportunities: 12

We are engaged in a wide range of activities from mechanical and electrical engineering, project management to civil and infrastructure assignments and advising on strategic business issues.

We are a leading global engineering rail consultancy with an accredited graduate development scheme, so you’ll get chartered in around four years.

www.interfleet-graduates.com

Starting salary: Competitive Job location(s): UK Benefits: 33 days holiday, company pension, gym, optional dental and healthcare, social club, discounts at various attractions and stores Application method: Online Application deadline: See website Employment start date: July–September 2014 Number of opportunities: More than 50

We are planning for significant growth and require students to join our undergraduate and graduate programmes commencing July-September 2014.

We’ll give you key management, presentation, interpersonal skills and travel opportunities; and that’s just a small part of the training scheme!

We have undergraduate and graduate opportunities in, engineering, business development, human resources, manufacturing, purchasing, finance and IT. www.jcb.com

As one of the truly great engineering and manufacturing businesses, JCB is innovative, pushes boundaries and challenges the norm.

09


Careers and Employability Service www.nottingham.ac.uk/careers

Starting salary: £27,000 for graduates, £15,000 for internships Job location(s): UK and international Benefits: Heathcare, pension, childcare vouchers Application method: Email careers.uk@jlg.com Application deadline: 31 December 2013 Employment start date: Summer 2014 Number of opportunities: 2–4 JLG Technology and Development Centre in Leicestershire, is responsible for the design and development of telehandler and access equipment for global products (US and European TMH products). JLG has an alliance with Caterpillar to design and manufacture CAT telehandler machines and a

Starting salary: £26,500 Job location(s): UK Benefits: Disounted season ticket, 28 days annual holiday, pension scheme Application method: Online Application deadline: December 2013 Employment start date: September 2014 Number of opportunities: 30 Network Rail is an organisation that prides itself on providing an integral service to Britain by running, operating, maintaining and investing in the entire railway infrastructure, which dates back to 1825. With multi-billion pounds of investment and a diverse workforce of 34,000, we attend to more

dealership agreement with Same Deutz Fahr. We are part of Oshkosh: a successful Fortune 500 company and leading manufacturer of specialty trucks and truck bodies. With manufacturing operations in the US, China and Europe and around 13,000 people worldwide we are a truly global company. In Europe, JLG has more than 950 team members with sales and service locations in six countries across Europe, a Shared Service Center (SSC) in the Netherlands and manufacturing facilities in Belgium, Romania and France. In addition, JLG provides financial and after-sales services on a pan-European scale. www.jlg.com

than 22,000 miles of track, 40,000 bridges and tunnels, own over 8,000 commercial properties and help facilitate over 4 million passenger journeys…every day. Network Rail offers roles within civils, electrical/electronic, mechanical and rail vehicle engineering. Training and development (including a strong emphasis on chartership) is a key priority of ours. We strive to harbour an environment where graduates can take control of the pace and content of their progression, utilising opportunities to excel in their specialist discipline, follow new interests and ‘go big’ by becoming future leaders of our organisation. www.networkrail.co.uk/graduates

10


Careers and Employability Service www.nottingham.ac.uk/careers

Starting salary: Competitive Job location(s): London, Melbourn Benefits: Competitive Application method: Online Application deadline: 31 December 2013 Employment start date: September 2014 Number of opportunities: More than 50 An employee-owned firm of more than 2,500 people, we work with business and governments worldwide through our offices in North America, Europe, the Nordics, the Gulf and Asia Pacific. We are experts in a wide range of industries and we bring in specialists from across our whole firm to ensure you get the right team.

Starting salary: Competitive Job location(s): Bristol Benefits: Pension, fitness centres, training and development, support to gain chartered status Application method: Online Application deadline: 31 December 2013 Employment start date: See website Number of opportunities: 40 graduate positions, 20 industrial placements, 60 summer placements We are a UK company, based in Gloucestershire, which employs more than 3,000 people worldwide, to supply and support its global base of customers. Renishaw has a strong global presence, with more than 50 offices in 32 countries and 94% of our sales are made outside the UK.

11

Our specific expertise is in energy, financial services, life sciences and healthcare, manufacturing, government and public services, defence and security, telecommunications, transport and logistics. Our deep industry knowledge and our skills in management consulting, technology and innovation allow our teams to challenge conventional thinking and overcome every obstacle to give you exceptional results. This is not something that ends with the assignment – for the last 70 years, we have been sharing our knowledge to create real and lasting impact. www.paconsulting.com

We specialise in metrology, the science of measurement. We manufacture a comprehensive range of high-precision probing systems and accessories, calibration and measuring systems and other innovative products which enable customers worldwide to carry out dimensional measurements to traceable standards. We have also been investing in the development of additional applications for new market sectors based upon its core metrology expertise. The additional investment has been focused on the healthcare sector and products for the dental and neurosurgical markets, together with our spectroscopy product offerings. www.renishaw.com


Careers and Employability Service www.nottingham.ac.uk/careers

Starting salary: £25,000 Job location(s): Basildon, Edinburgh, Luton, Southampton Benefits: Starting bonus, relocation allowance and flexi-time Application method: Online Application deadline: Early 2014 Employment start date: September 2014 Number of opportunities: Various Selex ES, a Finmeccanica company, is an international leader in electronic and information technologies for defence systems, aerospace, data, infrastructures, land security and protection and sustainable ’smart’ solutions. We provide integrated products and solutions for airborne, land and naval applications delivering mission-

Starting salary: Competitive Job location(s): East Midlands, Kent and Medway, London, North East, North West, South West, West Midlands, Yorkshire and the Humber Benefits: Intensive teacher training leading to Post Graduate Certificate in Education (PGCE) full-time, paid position for a minimum of two years, leadership development, coaching and business training, masters qualification Application method: Online Application deadline: Ongoing Employment start date: June 2014 and 2015 Number of opportunities: 1,500

critical systems for situational awareness, selfprotection and surveillance. From the design, development and production of state-of-the-art equipment, software and systems to through life support, we partner our customers to deliver the information superiority required to act decisively and complete missions. We are a global business with 17,700 employees, revenues in excess of 3.5 billion euros, operations in Italy and the UK and a strong industrial and commercial footprint in the US, Germany, Turkey, Romania, Brazil, Saudi Arabia and India. www.selex–es.com

We are an education charity working with others to give every child the right to a decent education. We train people with leadership potential to be inspirational teachers in schools in low-income communities across the country. While transforming the lives of young people in schools around the country, Teach First helps graduates to dramatically enhance their own career potential, in schools and elsewhere, and become part of a movement that is effecting change throughout the UK. http://graduates.teachfirst.org.uk

12


Careers and Employability Service www.nottingham.ac.uk/careers

Notes

13


Careers and Employability Service www.nottingham.ac.uk/careers

Notes

14


For general enquiries, contact: Careers and Employability Service Level D West, Portland Building (Above NatWest) t: +44 (0)115 951 3680 e: careers–team@nottingham.ac.uk w: www.nottingham.ac.uk/careers /CareersUoN @UoNCareers blogs.nottingham.ac.uk/careers

If you require this publication in an alternative format, please contact us. t: +44 (0)115 951 4591 e: alternativeformats@nottingham.ac.uk Printed October 2013. The University of Nottingham has made every effort to ensure that the information in this guide was accurate when published. Please note, however, that the nature of the content means that it is subject to change from time–to–time, and you should therefore consider the information to be guiding rather than definitive. © The University of Nottingham 2013. All rights reserved.

Careers in Mechanical, Materials and Manufacturing Engineering  

This and its partner event on 21 November 2013 are engineering’s two most popular fairs with leading mechanical and manufacturing engineerin...

Read more
Read more
Similar to
Popular now
Just for you