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Graduate Job Graduate Engineering Trainee

Vacancy Type: Graduate Job
Employer: Discovery
Reference: J902
Salary: £22k per year  

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

Are you interested in how food travels from the farm to your fork? This is a great chance to join the commercial team of an established food supplier in an exciting graduate role.

Our client provides a great opportunity to be exposed to all parts of the meat industry from engineering, buying, the abattoir, quality, packaging, production, sales and marketing. The ultimate goal is that you will become a key member of their engineering team and in the future oversee key production sites in the UK.

The two most important things a graduate can do in this industry are to ask questions and get hands-on experience. You will be given the chance to gain experience which will help you to prepare for a successful career in a dynamic industry.  It is essential that you understand the business and the industry before you begin leading teams and projects.

You will have a desire to learn and you’ll be able to adapt your skills to new challenges and new environments.

After the rotations you will move into a more specific engineering role where you will take on real responsibility. You will begin managing smaller projects while supporting senior managers with larger initiatives.

 We require strong problem solvers but you will also be strong at:

  • Relationship building
  • Communication
  • Planning and organising
  • Leadership
  • Hands-on engineering

A degree in engineering is critical (ideally mechanical, electrical or manufacturing).

Due to the locations of our client’s sites and the regular meetings involved in the position it is important that you have a driving licence or access to alternative transport.

Location: Sites UK Wide (Key Sites in Ayrshire, Devon, Wales, East Yorkshire, Bedfordshire)
Discovery Graduates are the 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: North Wales

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