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Graduate Trainee - Engineering

Date: Nov 19, 2021

Location: Blythe Valley, GB

Company: GKN Aerospace Careers

Job Qualifications


Who We Are Looking For:

  • Talented individuals with skills, enthusiasm and passion to become leaders of the future in what they do
  • Engineering-based degree
  • An interest in the Aerospace industry 

What We Can Offer You:

  • A 27 month programme 
  • Variety of rewarding placements across different programs and sites 
  • Working at the forefront of engineering, technology and innovations
  • Potential for an international assignment (government restrictions permitting)
  • A structured development journey 
  • A mentor to support you throughout your programme
  • An opportunity to understand and therefore work to your personal strengths
  • Competitive Salary
  • High Levels of Exposure to different parts of the business; be it sites, countries or even stakeholders
  • A level of steer over your opportunities – control in your career
  • Act as an ambassador for the organisation at various global air shows and corporate functions
  • Engage with future talent at STEM and Future Careers events


What You Will Be Doing....

  • During your placements you will be working as part of a global team, giving you the opportunity to experience different cultures and work with a diverse range of people.  Whether you envisage a career as an engineer innovating to overcome technical challenges or as an executive helping to lead the business, choosing GKN Aerospace means you are joining a global engineering network with wide-ranging opportunities.
  • Throughout your graduate journey, we give you the opportunity to test and grow your technical and personal skills. We provide support and mentoring as you work on real projects, solving real problems and delivering real change. We aim to match your capabilities and aspirations to our strategic and operational needs – ensuring a thriving business for us and fulfilling career for you.
  • We are committed to your continued development and success so, throughout these roles, you will be involved in an on boarding and structured development programme, and part of a GKN Aerospace Group Graduate Community, to provide you support and networking throughout your career at GKN. You will also have the opportunity to take part in additional activities outside of your role, whether it be supporting local community initiatives, or our young people strategy, and you are given the encouragement and time to participate.


A Bit About Us….

GKN Aerospace is the original aerospace innovator. For decades, GKN Aerospace technologies have inspired and industrialized the aerospace industry, combining engineering excellence and technology leadership. All major aircraft and engine manufacturers rely on our advanced technologies. Our aerostructures, engine systems and special products improve the performance of more than 100,000 flights every day. By working closely together with universities, knowledge institutes, suppliers and customers, we lead the industry in developing new technology to improve aircraft efficiency: lowering aircraft cost, weight and emissions. 
Our Global Graduate Programmes give a unique introduction to GKN Aerospace, allowing you to set your own goals and explore your interests. By investing in new technology programmes, this gives us a bright future ahead.