Graduate Mechanical Engineer

United Kingdom
11 Oct 2016
11 Apr 2017
Job Type
Graduate jobs

How do you shape the future through engineering? We’re looking for the makers of tomorrow. The talented Engineer graduates ready to help Siemens shape entire industries, cities and even countries.

Join us on our Graduate Programme to get to know us from the inside, develop your natural talents on the job – and work at the cutting edge of engineering.

The challenge

Work closely with your mentor to draw up a personal development plan that lets your skills shine – while getting to know our business and our impact on society through a variety of hands-on assignments. The end goal? To equip yourself for a move into a responsible engineering role.

  • You’ll get to sharpen your skills across a wide range of training modules, including Project Management
  • Get to grips with your designated business unit, including its goals, vision, services, customers and supply chain
  • Roll your sleeves up on both technical and non-technical work placements
  • Demonstrate your progress and learning so you can start building your profile within our company
  • Seek out opportunities that will push you to strengthen your skills and enhance your knowledge

The candidate

Here’s what it takes to join some of the world’s brightest minds. You:

  • Have graduated or are about to graduate with a degree in an Engineering discipline. We are particularly looking forward to receiving applications from students studying the following engineering courses at University: Mechanical, Manufacturing, Mechatronics or Gas Turbine Technology. 
  • Are flexible, know how to connect with others and pride yourself on bringing positive, ideas to the team
  • Enjoy jumping in and, with support from us, feel comfortable taking responsibility for tasks and projects you’ve been assigned
  • Know how to manage your own time and adapt to change
  • Want to succeed, aspire to excellence, and think outside the box
  • Get along with people from different cultures, and are excited by the prospect of a career in engineering that can take you all over the world

About us

We’re Siemens. A collection of over 348,000 great minds building the future, one day at a time. Bring your curiosity and imagination and help us shape tomorrow. As a Graduate Engineer you would work for one of our nine UK divisions and could be involved in a variety of interesting projects such as:

  • Designing the automation systems that will help 24 trains an hour efficiently move through the central section of London’s Thameslink project.
  • Commissioning an integrated security system on a large scale infrastructure project.
  • Maintaining the mechanical systems on one of our new Class 707 Desiro trains.
  • Investigating of how to improve the performance of a production line at our world class MRI manufacturing facility in Oxford.
  • Working closely with a customer to develop a bespoke integrated automation system for a fast moving consumer goods (FCMG) factory.
  • Participating in a multidisciplinary team to plan the development of a high-voltage direct current (HVDC) transmission system via subsea cable.
  • Visiting a customer site to supervise the servicing of a Siemens 50MW gas turbine system.
  • Developing cutting edge software solutions for a driverless car infrastructure project.

Siemens provides innovative solutions to help tackle the UK’s major challenges. Siemens has a significant presence throughout the UK, with 13 manufacturing sites and more than 25 major offices. Today the company employs over 13,760 people in the UK, including about 5,000 in the manufacturing sector. Last year’s revenues were £3.36 billion. Electrification, automation and digitalization are the long-term growth fields of Siemens. In order to take full advantage of the market potential in these fields, our businesses are bundled into nine divisions and healthcare as a separately managed business.

Siemens offers a comprehensive reward package which includes a competitive basic salary, bonus scheme, generous holiday allowance and pension. Through our flexible benefits scheme you can select benefits that best suit your lifestyle, including private healthcare.