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Graduate Job Graduate Application Engineer

Vacancy Type: Graduate Job
Employer: Schaeffler (UK) Ltd
Reference: J918
Salary: £25,000 - 28,000  

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EXPIRY NOTICE: This job has now expired and will not be accepting any more applications.

Join Schaeffler UK as a Graduate Application Engineer and provide expert support to the automotive industry. We are the UK division of Schaeffler Group, who are based in Germany and employ 80,000 worldwide. We provide nearly all of the automotive industry with products and expertise for the entire drive train (including engines, chassis, transmissions and accessory units).

As a Graduate Application Engineer you will begin 18 months of training (which includes spending time at the Head Office in Germany) to grow you into an Application Engineer. You will be providing Technical Support to new and existing clients in order to develop new business opportunities.


This role will be based out of our UK head office in the West Midlands. You will be visiting our clients across the UK in order to:

  • Provide Application Engineering advice on bearings and associated products
  • Provide effective and timely technical/engineering support to internal and external customers
  • Investigate and report on bearing failures or application problems to provide timely and effective advice and solutions
  • Promote the global engineering capability of the Schaeffler Group
  • Develop close links with the engineering and maintenance departments of our clients

While you are training you will often work closely with senior members of the team who will support and guide you. Initially, you will be provided with a car for meeting purposes but once your training is completed you will be eligible for a company car.

There are great opportunities to develop and progress as you become an expert in a global industry and a global company.


  • 2.1 Degree in Mechanical Engineering
  • Full EU Driving Licence
  • Strong technical knowledge of basic engineering principles
  • Commercial and business focused
  • Strong team work
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Driven to achieve
  • Strong problem solving skills


To be considered apply now. Please ensure that you can start within 4 to 6 weeks of your application (Spring 2015). Please ensure that you are eligible to work in the EU before applying to the role.

Discovery Graduates are the retained managing consultants. All applications will be processed through Discovery. We regret due to the high volume of applications we receive; only those successful on application will be contacted for interviews. In the event that you are unsuccessful for this opportunity, we may still be able to help you and we will retain your application and consider you for other opportunities.

Location: West Midlands

Recruiter Details

Discovery Graduates

0121 212 3111

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