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Graduate Researcher - Ironmaking Swansea

Scheme at Tata Steel

Graduate Researcher - Ironmaking Swansea

Scheme at Tata Steel

  • LocationSwansea, UK
  • Position levelScheme
  • Job period iconFull-time employment
  • Application deadline iconApply by 07 Jan, 2019
  • Application deadline iconPosted on 08 Nov, 2018
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  • Competitive£ 24,000.0 per year

Why Tata Steel?

There are few organisations who can offer the scale, complexity and diversity of career opportunities that you will find at Tata Steel.

As a Tata Steel Graduate you have the exciting opportunity to be part of a world-class, global business. You’ll discover an organisation with the ambition and resources, backed up by the commitment to training and professional development, to help you realise your full potential. Our working culture thrives on innovation, encourages people to take responsibility, and recognises and rewards talent.

You can expect to be challenged every day, but you’ll have the opportunity to work alongside professional experts who can help you achieve and exceed your own ambitions. Be part of our team and make the difference together.

What do we do?

Tata Steel is one of the world’s most geographically diversified steel producers, with operations in 26 countries and commercial offices in over 35 countries.

In Europe we are one of the largest steel producers. But it’s not just our size that sets us apart. What makes us different is our approach to business. We believe our strength is how we build collaborative relationships that create new success for our customers

At Tata Steel, we pride ourselves on our world-class products, processes and people. We value individuality and believe that exposing people to genuine challenges on live projects fosters creativity and allows potential to be fulfilled.

A new Knowledge Group is being setup in Wales as part of Tata Steel Research & Development. The group has a challenging and exciting task. The group will be the lynchpin between other R&D Knowledge Groups in the Netherlands and Warwick and the operations of Tata Steel in the UK, of which the Port Talbot site is the closest and largest. Furthermore the group will establish, maintain and explore relations with the Swansea University and other relevant universities.

The group will steer implementations of cloneable technology, be involved in improving the process performance and in the flawless operation of the technology implementations. The group will also support the implementation of agreed best practices in Tata Steel Europe as well as collaborate with other departments towards the phase gates of product developments.

What do we offer?

At Tata Steel, the promise of an individually tailored career is easy to keep, our two-year graduate programme offers an excellent opportunity for you to apply and develop your academic qualifications in a practical, real world setting. It offers a mix of on the job experience and practice-based learning, backed up by a thorough programme of formal training.

As well as your starting salary of £24,000 you will also be eligible for a wide variety of benefits including:

  • One of the UK’s leading defined contribution pension schemes
  • 35 days’ holiday
  • Private medical insurance
  • Graduate loan
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • CSR / volunteering opportunities
  • Discounted shopping with various local and national retailers and services including Vodafone, Nandos, Virgin Holidays, Jaguar Land Rover, asos.
  • A business and social networking platform for young professionals to develop in fun and energetic activities in and outside of work

What are we looking for?

You must have at least a 2:1 which will probably have been gained in one of these areas: Physics, Mechanical Engineering, Control Engineering, Materials & Mining or other associated discipline.

Driven, passionate and tenacious, your strong sense of personal accountability is bolstered by your eye for the bigger picture. Outstanding problem-solving skills and the ability to inspire trust and build engagement are also essential.

As part of a global organisation, it’s vital that you understand and engage with our culture.

We’re passionate about achievement, excellence and breakthrough thinking, and people at every level here have a thirst for development their knowledge. You’ll embrace change with enthusiasm, take ownership of issues and inspire others towards a culture of innovation.

If you want an opportunity to test your academic knowledge and training in a practical, professional setting, Tata Steel can offer a fantastic learning experience.

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