Graduate Engineers - Management Development Programme

Dane Partnership
28000.00 - 32000.00 GBP Annual
04 Jun 2019
02 Jul 2019
Job Type
Contract Type

Graduate Engineers - Management Development Programme

This is a permanent role, offering a starting salary up to GBP30,000 (review after 6 months)

+ GBP2,000 guaranteed 'joining bonus' and a

further substantial bonus upon the successful completion of the first 2 years.

"With us, you will never just be a 'number' or get lost in the crowd"

We are now recruiting Graduates for our prestigiousManufacturing 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, Aerospace, Metallurgical or Material Science??????) - Employment starting in September 2019

About us:

Precision Castparts Corporation (PCC) is owned by Berkshire Hathaway Corporation. Within PCC alone, we employ over 30,000 people at 164 locations in 15 countries (13 sites in the UK). 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' assignments 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, or those who will graduate in 2019, 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 up to GBP30,000, a guaranteed 'joining bonus' of GBP2,000, relocation assistance/funded support if relocating between UK sites during the first 2 years, 25 days leave (+ Bank & statutory holidays), pension and a substantial bonus upon completion of the first 2 years on the programme??????.. 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 via email to Lorna Dane, 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.