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Graduate Industrial Engineer

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Ref. 000153


Closing Date: 29/03/2019


Job Description

Leonardo – Engineering the Future


Do you want to work on real-time projects alongside leading scientists and engineers within a globally renowned company?


Leonardo’s Graduate Programme develops promising young graduates into engineers and business professionals of the future.


Supporting manufacturing process lines and new product introduction teams.


The graduate engineer will perform a range of technical and practical tasks required to deliver effective manufacturing capabilities to meet the business requirements.


The graduate engineer will learn to use existing manufacturing processes and equipment, and will be required to become expert in some aspects of these to be able to provide technical leadership and guidance to the manufacturing team and new product introduction teams.


The graduate engineer will develop a thorough knowledge of Lean Manufacturing techniques and how to apply them within the Manufacturing and Supply Chain Way practiced at Capability Green.


The graduate engineer will research, identify and implement improvements to the manufacturing processes and systems in use at Capability Green.



Key Responsibility Areas

  • Delivering packages of work to time, cost and quality.
  • Working within a team to achieve targets for Unit Production Cost (UPC), Defects per Unit (DPU), and cycle time.
  • Completing tasks assigned by project teams within agreed schedules.
  • Communicating with team members to share knowledge.
  • To continuously develop engineering skills and knowledge to improve personal capability to contribute to the needs of the Industrial Engineering team.
  • Work with Apprentices to support their training and development



Skills, Qualifications & Knowledge Required

All our roles require predicted minimum of an upper second class honours degree in a relevant discipline (i.e Engineering, Manufacturing or Supply Chain) or a higher degree such as a MEng, MSc. or PhD.


You must be able to satisfy the necessary security clearance for the role applied for and meet a minimum of 5 years permanent residency in the UK.


Good academic understanding in a technically relevant field.
Good communication skills are essential, both written and verbal.
Practical ability to solve technical problems.
Computer literacy and the ability to use the MS Office suite of tools.
Aptitude and continuing interest in engineering and/or science
Practically minded with hands on experience

What’s in it for me?
Leonardo values its people and we reward commitment with a competitive remuneration and flexible benefits package including:
Competitive starting salary & welcome bonus
Accommodation Allowance (subject to eligibility) & 3 performance related pay reviews within the 2 years
Generous holiday entitlement and flexible working arrangements
Contributory pension scheme
Employee discounts with selected suppliers, including gym membership
Discounted coffee bar & restaurants at each site 
Free parking

Don’t delay – these roles attract high competition so APPLY NOW to avoid disappointment.

Our Assessment dates run from November 2018 to April 2019 and roles WILL be closed once offered.





Headquartered in Italy, Leonardo has over 45,600 employees. With its offices and industrial plants, the Company is present in 180 sites worldwide, with a significant industrial presence in four domestic markets (Italy, the UK, the U.S. and Poland) as well as strategic partnerships in the most important high potential international markets.


Contact information:

Recruitment Team

Email: leonardo.gb@mailhr.info

Phone: 0333 999 3379