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Date: 03-Jan-2023

Location: Trollhattan, SE

Company: GKN Aerospace Careers

About GKN Aerospace

Every time you travel by air, almost anywhere in the world, it is likely that GKN Aerospace is helping you on your way. Our technologies and components are used in 90% of the world’s aircraft, ranging from the most used single aisle aircraft to the largest passenger planes in the world as well as business jets and the world’s most advanced 5th generation fighter aircraft. We are continuously evolving, pioneering new technologies and reinventing existing ones, stretching ourselves to be better in everything we do.


We are looking for people who want to make a difference, talented members with the skills and passions to become the best of the future in what they do. Join us in influencing the sustainable transformation of the aerospace industry and find a place where your talent takes off in a world of tremendous opportunities to learn and develop.

The Opportunity


Our graduate program is well established, celebrating over 30 years of success. It is highly personalized and enables you to set your own goals and explore your own interests. Throughout your graduate journey we will give you the opportunity to test and grow both your professional and personal skills. We aim to match your talents and aspirations to our strategic and operational needs – ensuring a fulfilling career for you and a thriving business for us.


During the 22-month program you will complete rotations within the company where you have the opportunity to explore different areas of our business at the same time as you work on real projects, solving real problems and delivering real change. Part of your time will be devoted to graduate activities such as sessions with senior leaders/specialists, study visits, fairs, courses etc. The first 16 months are carried out in Trollhättan followed by an international placement.


We will provide development through a formal global development program. The development program will help progress you from being an individual contributor towards leading others, preparing you for potential leadership roles in the future.

Qualifications / Experience / Skills


  • MSc/BSc degree in Engineering (studies completed before start of the program)
  • Maximum 2 years professional experience after graduation
  • Fluent in English and Swedish, both spoken and written
  • Large curiosity and appetite for learning new things
  • Valid work permit for Sweden


We also value excellent social skills and previous leadership experience. All applicants should have the ability to travel during the program and work abroad for 6 months. 


We offer our graduates a full time employment from day 1 on the program.


Selection will take place in March and the program starts in September 2023.


Visit our graduate blog for more information about the program.


For further information please contact our Graduate Program Manager Maria Bergman at +46 520 29 3516.


Last application date: 2023-02-19


Diversity Inclusion and Belonging (DIB)

As a global engineering company, innovation is what differentiates us from our competitors and is central to our success.

A balance of cultures, ethnicities and genders help bring new ideas and creativity to GKN. We need people of different backgrounds, with different skills and perspectives to spark originality, imagination and creativeness in our teams around the world.

GKN is an equal opportunity employer.

We treat all our employees and applicants fairly and are committed to ensuring that there is no discrimination or harassment against any employee or qualified applicant on the grounds of age, race, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, marital status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, nationality, sex, or veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.


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