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Mechanical Engineering Industrial Placement 2021

Still recruiting throughout COVID‑19

Job description

Join the new era of pioneers

Our 12-month industrial placement programme is ideal for students looking to complete a placement during their time at university. The placement is designed to provide you with a flavour of what it is like to work at Sellafield Ltd and although you are only with us for a year, we can assure you that you will still feel you have made a difference.

We’re looking for students who can take on true responsibility on major projects, which will contribute to our present challenge and future mission; be involved in business-critical work and experience far reach training with support from many members of the existing Sellafield Ltd community.

As part of the Industrial Placement programme you will get the chance to take part in activities that will allow you develop your skills in line with our Graduate Programme and also allow you to obtain valuable employability skills and experience.

Mechanical Engineering Industrial Placements
As part of our 12-month mechanical engineering industrial placement programme you could work in one of the following professions; design engineering, or engineering and maintenance.

You will be asked on your application form which of the above professions you would prefer to be placed within, please review our programme areas page for more information on each profession before you go onto to apply.

What we are looking for

Qualifications

You’ll need to be on track or expected to achieve at least a 2:1 in a Mechanical Engineering based discipline and ideally will be heading into your final year of study after completion of the placement.

Accepted degree subjects

  • mechanical engineering

Additional job details

Location
Cumbria
Risley, Warrington
Salary
£17,434 - £18,540

25.5 days’ holiday plus bank holidays

Contract, dates and working times
Fixed term

Full-time

How to apply

Apply at your earliest opportunity, applications may close early for certain programmes if we experience high numbers)

Video interviews: throughout December 2020 and January 2021.

*Please note, if you are unable to attend an Interview during these months you will be unable to complete our application process.
Diversity & Inclusion Statement

In promoting equal opportunities, Sellafield Ltd welcomes applications from all sections of the community. We select people according to their abilities and our needs. As users of the disability confident scheme, we guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for the vacancy.

Additional Information
You are advised to regularly check your emails (including any junk mail/spam folders) for correspondence related to this post, including assessment or interview invitations and any other type of correspondence relating to your application. In the event of a high number of responses to any advert, Sellafield Ltd reserves the right to close the programme early.

Click Apply to start your application now. This job will be available on Prospects until 31 October 2020

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Closing date:  31 October 2020

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