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Graduate Job Engineering Graduate Scheme - Building Products

Vacancy Type: Graduate Job
Employer: Pilkington
Reference: Engineering Graduate Scheme
Salary: £20,500-£23,000 plus benefits  

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Do you want to be part of an exciting engineering team working on multi million pound projects? Do you want to travel the world discovering different cultures? Do you want early responsibility including the opportunity to work towards chartership from day one? If the answer is 'Yes!' to all of these questions then Pilkington is the right company for you!
Founded in 1826 and a member of NSG group from June 2006, Pilkington is a leader in the global Flat Glass industry and is one of the world's largest manufacturers of glass and glazing products for the building and automotive markets.

The combined annual sales of NSG and Pilkington are around £4 billion, with ownership/interest in 50 float lines on five continents, producing 6.4 million tonnes annual output of float glass. The combined company has 36,000 employees worldwide, and manufacturing operations in 26 countries, with Sales in more than 130 countries.

Pilkington Group Limited, based in St Helens in the North West of England, operates from sites throughout Europe, North and South America, Asia and Australasia.

There are two main areas of activity, namely Building Products and Automotive, together with the various Group Functions.

We are interested to hear from applicants who have an accredited MEng 2:1 or above in Mechanical, Electrical/Electrical & Control or Chemical Engineering and although not essential, language skills and work experience are preferred.

Building Products Global Engineering Function is responsible for the design and project management for new ventures and also upgrades to existing factories. Graduates work as part of a multi-disciplinary team with typically short-term assignments abroad (6-8 weeks), although opportunities for longer secondments always exist.

As part of your development programme you are provided with secondments to our UK manufacturing sites to give you invaluable experience and an insight into the operations of Pilkington.

The successful applicants will be encouraged to become chartered engineers through our Engineering Development Scheme which is accredited by both the IMechE and IET.

We are looking to recruit 3 Graduate Engineers as follows:

  • 1 x Mechanical Engineering Graduate
  • 1 x Electrical/Electrical & Control Engineering Graduate
  • 1 x Chemical/Mechanical Engineering Graduate

If you believe you have the skills and abilities we need and there is a match between our profile and your aspirations, we very much want to hear from you!

Please click Apply Now to request an application form, or call the Graduate Recruitment Officer on 01744 692 831.

Location: North West England

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