Ricardo Manufacturing Graduate Scheme

Ricardo Manufacturing Graduate Scheme
'Engine of the Year'
Sharon Suresh Kumar, Graduate Engineer

This is an exciting opportunity for graduates wishing to develop their engine engineering experience and knowledge in a dynamic hands-on manufacturing environment, producing a world class product.
 

In order to meet the challenging needs of the world’s increasing requirement for innovative technological and engineering solutions, we are looking to recruit highly qualified manufacturing graduates.

From the outset, you will be working on specialist manufacturing projects, consulting and dealing with clients and suppliers. Ricardo's manufacturing division aims to provide excellent services across all clients based in the high performance vehicle and motorsports sector. We will provide exposure to Production Management, Process Engineering, Supplier Quality Assurance, Machining, Quality, Assembly and Business Management.

We are looking to recruit graduates with a degree in Manufacturing, Mechanical or Automotive Engineering. A previous placement or experience in an OEM or Tier 1 Automotive supplier would be an advantage.

Successful candidates will have a minimum 2:1 BEng degree ; but ideally have an MSc or MEng. We are looking to recruit self-motivated manufacturing engineers with a strong desire to work within the automotive industry demonstrated through work or outside interests.

Commissioning of a state-of-the-art gear shaping machine marks a milestone in a strategic investment programme that aims to consolidate Ricardo as a transmission design & manufacturer of choice

Commissioning of a state-of-the-art gear shaping machine marks a milestone in a strategic investment programme that aims to consolidate Ricardo as a transmission design & manufacturer of choice

Performance Products MD Mark Barge (left)  and gear cutting Team Leader Sam Chare

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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

Want to apply?

Usually our graduate recruitment campaigns begin in January each year.  Formal graduate intakes usually occur in the autumn, with the number of recruits varying each year according to business needs.

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Due to the pandemic we were unable to host any open days in 2020.  We plan to host our next open day in Autumn 2021 – exact dates and location are to be confirmed.
 

You can apply to the Ricardo Graduate Academy at any time. However,  please be aware that we do not contact graduates for our upcoming autumn intake until the preceding January.

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