Engineering Graduate

K.A.G. Recruitment is excited to offer a transformative career opportunity for ambitious Graduates eager to excel in the Engineering field. Our client, a leader in the Food processing industry, has now begun the search for their 2024 intake for Trainee Engineering Managers. This position is not just a job; it’s a career-making opportunity where you’ll engage with advanced Food processing machinery within a fast-paced environment. From day one, you’ll collaborate with highly skilled engineers, aiming for engineering excellence by optimizing processes, reducing waste, and cutting costs.

About the Role:
As a Trainee Engineering Manager, you’ll leverage your Engineering Degree and/or Apprenticeship experience to continuously improve operational processes, surpass customer expectations, and gain early managerial experience. This factory-based scheme is your chance to tackle real-time challenges through dynamic projects and people management, all whilst cultivating a “can-do” attitude and a deep-seated passion for Engineering.

Position: Engineering Graduate
Salary: 28,000 – Year 1 – Rising to 30,000 Year 2
Rotational Programme – 3 x 8 Month Rotation
Start Date : 3rd September 2024

Key Responsibilities:

  • Build and expand your equipment and process knowledge, supporting the Engineering function in line with their strategic goals.
  • Participate in long-term preventative maintenance programs and spearhead projects to enhance productivity.
  • Forge strong relationships between Engineering and other departments, ensuring a cohesive work environment.
  • Lead continuous improvement projects, driving operational excellence and fostering a culture of proactive Engineering.
  • Take charge of site management, including contractor control and liaising with the Management team, ensuring efficiency and safety.
  • Embrace and contribute to the team’s development, supporting a culture of continuous learning and improvement.

What We’re Looking For:

  • A resilient, optimistic Graduate with a Degree in Engineering ( Mechanical, Manufacturing, Electrical), who is ready to dive into a fast-paced, challenging environment.
  • Someone who is proactive, self-motivated, and capable of motivating others with a positive, can-do attitude.
  • An individual with excellent problem-solving skills, drive, and determination to make tangible impacts on our operations.
  • A team player who values collaboration, can handle obstacles creatively, and is eager to develop professionally and personally within the company.

Role Success Factors:

  • Earn trust and respect, understand your purpose, own your responsibilities, and strive for excellence to inspire your colleagues.
  • Support and enhance the Health & Safety culture, comply with all company policies, and actively contribute to a positive and cohesive team environment.
  • Embrace the engineering pillars ( Cost Control / Labour / Asset Care / Housekeeping ) and ensure highest possibles standards adhered to.

Why Join?
This role is a pathway to a fulfilling career in Engineering Management within the Food processing industry. You’ll gain invaluable experience, develop a wide range of skills, and have the chance to impact the operation significantly. If you’re ready to start your journey to becoming a key player in an outstanding Engineering team, we want to hear from you.

Apply Now:
If you’re a driven Engineering Graduate looking for a challenging yet rewarding role, apply now to take on the role of Trainee Engineering Manager. Join our client in shaping the future of Food Processing and start your journey towards Engineering excellence today.

It is essential that you have a full drivers license and access to your own transport in order to be able to commute to various locations during the course of the Graduate programme.


Andrea Trafford

If you are interested in applying for this opportunity can you please complete the form below and attach your CV.

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