POSITION FILLED Graduate Engineers - Management Development Programme

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Starting salary c£28k (review after 6 months) + £3,250 guaranteed ‘joining bonus’ + annual bonus

+ pension, private healthcare and more.....


“With us, you will never be ‘a number’ or get lost in the crowd”


We are now recruiting Graduates for our prestigious Engineering Leadership Programme called the “Management Development Programme, or ‘MDP’ for short-  seeking  engineers with, or predicted to achieve  a 2:1 or 1st and/or Masters in Engineering (Mechanical, Manufacturing, Industrial,  Aeronautical, Metallurgical or Material Science……) -  Employment starting in September 2016


About us:

We employ over 29,000 people at 153 locations in 15 countries (13 sites in the UK alone).  We insist on quality, not just in materials and processes but also in the people we employ.  The MDP is our flagship graduate programme and our philosophy is very different to many others - we believe you will develop best by working on challenging, real projects and you will have immediate interface and exposure to senior leaders at our manufacturing  sites.  You will have access to an outstanding support network, be assigned  a mentor and despite our size, MDPs are recognised, respected and rewarded - with us, you will never just be "a number" or "get lost in the crowd".


About Our Graduate Management Development Programme:

Our flagship programme (MDP) is designed to develop graduates who one day we want to see leading operations at one of our many UK or overseas manufacturing sites.  In your first two years with us you will work on four 'live' projects and be based at two of our 13 UK locations (we will cover any relocation expenses between sites).  Joining the MDP, you have a solid base on which to build your career, the security of permanent employment, unrivalled exposure to the workings of our industry and enjoy continuous personal growth and development within one of the world's leading suppliers to the aerospace (civil and military) and power generation industries with annual sales of over $10 billion.


About You:

We are looking for engineering graduates who have what it takes to grow into a senior leadership role. Typically, you will have:-

  • Achieved or be expected to achieve a good (2:1 or better) degree at BSc /BEng or at Master's level
  • Evidence of extracurricular success in leading and engaging people
  • Experienced employment (likely to be a summer placements/a year in industry) preferably within the manufacturing/engineering environment


  • You will be a fast learner!
  • You will have a natural presence, outstanding communications (verbal and written), leadership potential, ability to influence, work within and direct a team.   You will have outside interests and an entrepreneurial mindset.


About The Benefits:

Basic annual salary of c£28k, a guaranteed ‘joining bonus’ of £3,250, an excellent annual bonus scheme  payable on individual and company performance, relocation assistance/funded support if relocating between sites, 25 days leave (+ Bank & statutory holidays), pension and more……..  Opportunity to travel, including one week induction course in the USA. 


How To Apply/Find Out More:

Applications in writing by sending a CV and covering letter on email to Lorna Dane (lorna@danepartnership.co.uk), our exclusively appointed graduate recruitment consultant. No agencies please. We have a much more personal, hands on approach to our recruitment processes, maintaining rapid response to enquiries and open communications throughout.