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- Warrington, UK
- Full-time employment
- Posted on 10 Nov, 2018
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What could you do with a globally-recognised brand?
JCB is a world-class, family-owned business. We are proud of our achievements and recognise that future growth and success is shaped by the ambition of the JCB team. If you are looking for a career with a business where people really count, look no further.
About the Scheme
The Electrical & Electronic Engineering Graduate Scheme has been designed to give graduates with a relevant degree the opportunity to learn from some of the finest professionals in the off highway machine sector. During the 18 month programme you will undertake four tailored placements to suit your career aspirations. In the placements you will contribute to large scale projects, not just working on one small section of the machine but on large systems or the entire machine architectures. There is also the opportunity for a more commercial focused placement to experience engineering from a different perspective.
Just some of the areas you could be working on include:
- Vehicle wiring schematic / harness design.
- Electrical and Electronic system fault finding and rectification.
- Design/development of vehicle control systems including, ECU software design’s, communications networks (including CAN), displays, telematics, service tools etc.
- User interface design / programming.
- Innovative research into areas such as hybridisation, electrification and automation.
We will encourage and support you to work towards professional registration to IEng or CEng with either IMechE or IET and we will provide you with a mentor to make this career development a success.
During the placements you will work with experienced teams, gain new skills and develop a detailed understanding of a global off highway machine engineering and manufacturing business.
You will also be involved in community based activities and education STEM activities as part of the scheme with the opportunity to become a registered STEM Ambassador.
There is potential for an overseas assignment in the India Design Centre in Pune. This is based on business requirements via a selection process for high calibre candidates.
You will be dedicated, passionate, willing to learn and have relevant university project or work experience. We are looking for individuals who are logical thinkers, great problem solvers and tenacious with an inquisitive nature. You will have a fresh approach and challenge the norm to think outside the box in all aspects of your role. Safety will be a priority to you and you will be determined to succeed in a fast paced environment.
We are looking for candidates who have a ‘hands on’ approach and be as passionate about JCB as we are.
Candidates who wish to apply must be near to or have completed an appropriate engineering bachelors or master’s degree and must be on track to secure a 2:1 or higher.
The placements will be based within one of our UK sites in Staffordshire, so you must be willing to relocate to within a reasonable commuting distance.
As your contract is permanent from day one, you will transition off scheme into a suitable role. The options are numerous, but our dedicated Graduate Scheme Leader will support you in finding your first role post scheme.
Rewards and Benefits
Our achievements – now and in the future – are down to our 14,000-strong worldwide workforce. To say thank you, we give everyone here career development and the chance to progress. We also pay great attention to employees’ health and welfare. You can expect medical insurance and dental care schemes, plus access to our healthy living centre. Naturally, this comes with a competitive salary, company pension and 33 days’ annual leave.
JCB is an equal opportunities employer. We value diversity and welcome applications from candidates from all backgrounds.
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