Ricardo Automotive Graduate Academy

Ricardo Automotive Graduate Academy

To meet the world’s increasing requirement for innovative technological and engineering solutions, Ricardo is looking to recruit highly qualified graduates from the following engineering disciplines:

  • Automotive Engineering
  • Electrification
  • Embedded Software
  • Manufacturing
  • Business Development: Manufacturing Sector

Successful candidates will have a minimum 2:1 degree and ideally a MSc, MEng or BEng to work as part of a multinational and multidisciplined team. We are looking to recruit self-motivated engineers who, from the outset, will be working on specialist engineering projects across a range of sectors.  This role will suit a graduate who is ambitious, loves problem solving and wants to work in a dynamic cross-functional team with a passion for their subject.  We will also consider candidates who have undertaken relevant work experience and are particularly interested in those who have a second European language.

Our scheme is IMechE and IET accredited.

Institute of Mechanical Engineers accreditedThe Institution of Engineering and Technology accredited5 Percent Club Accredited

Our pathways

Find out more about the different recruitment pathways for Ricardo graduates.

Business Development Scheme: Manufacturing

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What applicants say about the process

As part of our team, we can offer you:

  • A dynamic and multi-skilled 2-year scheme
  • An accelerated development programme
  • 4 diverse placements around the business to broaden experience and realise your potential
  • Opportunity for international placements
  • Six monthly salary reviews
  • Engineering tomorrows world in multiple sectors
  • Fun and exciting work towards CEng/IEng - Mentor provided and fees covered
  • Become a STEM Ambassador and inspire the next generation of Engineers
  • The chance to develop working relationships at all levels
  • Recognition and celebration of your success

Click here for a list of technical areas

Click here for testimonials from our young professionals

Graduate Open Days

Due to the pandemic we were unable to host any open days in 2020/2021. We plan to host our next open day in Autumn 2022 - exact dates and locations are  yet to be confirmed. 

If you have any questions regarding our graduate programme, please email [email protected]  

Apply now for our 2023 Automotive Graduate Scheme by completing the form below.

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