Graduate Engineer

Graduate Engineer

Macclesfield

Competitive Salary & Benefits

Open:20/04/2021

Closes:05/05/2021

Build a long-term career by unlocking opportunities for lifelong learning

Build unrivalled capabilities in a place that promotes learning agility and offers development opportunities. We never stand still so you’ll have the chance to constantly grow your abilities, skills and knowledge. Here we are a fusion of challenging and interesting work, in an energising and inspiring environment.

In Operations, we have a big ambition – to deliver more medicines to patients, quicker and more affordably. Backed by the investment, leadership and a clear plan to get there, we bring personal dedication and out of the box thinking.

Are you a recent Engineering Graduate looking for an exciting graduate role? If so this could be the challenge you’ve been searching for!

We are now looking for a Graduate Engineer to join AstraZeneca. This is an outstanding opportunity which will give recent graduates the prospect to work for a global pharmaceutical company who are dedicated to making life changing medicines. As a Graduate Engineer you will progress your engineering knowledge, getting involved in substantial projects that will make a difference to AstraZeneca.

We will offer you a stimulating environment where you can develop and learn as you participate in a wide variety of interesting and meaningful work.

We’ll support you on your way to becoming a Chartered Engineer, as we have accredited schemes with the IChemE, IET and the IMechE. At the end of the Graduate Scheme a mentor will also help you find your first role in AstraZeneca.

What you’ll do

You’ll handle small improvement projects, and complete tasks assigned to you working within larger project teams.

You’ll be on a twelve-month rotation over 3 years. Rotations are likely to take place at Macclesfield, Liverpool and Cambridge within Global Engineering at AstraZeneca. There may be a possible opportunity for working abroad for a short period, based on business need.

We’ll get you to join a multi-discipline engineering team and you will have the flexibility to collaborate and provide insight into projects.

Essential Criteria:

  • Ideally you are a recent graduate with an Accredited engineering degree by an Engineering Council-backed institution. Automation, software engineering or process control degrees will be considered.
  • You should have a strong technical curiosity (for example STEM style projects, Greenpower or Formula Student)
  • Problem solving skills will be important, and we will develop your skills in Lean/Manufacturing Excellence methodology.
  • An understanding of project management will be required.
  • You should be able to collaborate within a team and have the ability to work on your own initiative.
  • We’re looking for a confident communicator, who can work with a variety of people across the organisation

Why AstraZeneca?

At AstraZeneca we’re dedicated to being a Great Place to Work. Where you are empowered to push the boundaries of science and unleash your entrepreneurial spirit. There’s no better place to make a difference to medicine, patients and society. An inclusive culture that champions diversity and collaboration. Always committed to lifelong learning, growth and development.

If you are excited by this opportunity, then apply today!

Where can I find out more?

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