Caterpillar, Inc. 12 Month Industrial Placement UK - Product Engineering in Staffordshire, United Kingdom

*12 Month Placement - Product Engineering Scheme

Location: Stafford

Salary £16,500 Plus £100 relocation and 25 days annual leave.*

Who are Caterpillar? What do you do?

Within our state of the art facilities we are able to design engines tailored to meet the precise requirements of our customers, for use anywhere in the world from the Arctic Circle to the Deserts of Chile, providing power solutions exactly when and where required.

Our engines are reliable in a crisis keeping hospitals online, sporting fixtures playing or powering the grid when power stations fail.

As part of Caterpillar Inc. we benefit from the support of a multibillion dollar company. Yet still have the individuality to get the job done.

What experiences can we offer you?

Each year Perkins recruits a highly motivated and capable industrial placement student to take on an important role within our Engineering team. During your year out from study, you will have the opportunity to get involved in the following activities:

Design and Engine Development

Performance and Emissions Development

Noise and Vibration Measurement and Analysis

Engine Test, including Component Test and Engine Validation

Project Management

You will be expected to own and deliver projects; and chosen candidate will get the opportunity to make a real contribution and get the satisfaction of seeing a project from start to finish, within the fast moving Global Engine Development department. They will receive the support and coaching required for you to manage and complete complex projects, developing their technical capability and business understanding, within a short period of time becoming vital to the success of their department.

We also operate a conditional offers process. This means that post university, our highest performing placement students can be fast tracked to our IMechE approved Graduate Development scheme, without having to apply through the normal channels or attend assessment centres.

What are we looking for?

Applicants should be studying for a degree in Mechanical Engineering/Automotive/Aeronautical/Motorsport Engineering, Electronics/Electrical Engineering or any one of the physical sciences and be on track to achieve a 2:1.

How to Apply:

Please complete an online application

Please only apply for one discipline. You will be given the option of applying for a second discipline during the application process. If you apply for multiple disciplines you will not be considered for all applications.

Caterpillar is an equal opportunity employer.

Job: *Additional Functional Areas

Title: 12 Month Industrial Placement UK - Product Engineering

Location: GBR-Staffordshire-Stafford

Requisition ID: 170009WT