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*Graduate job* Engineering Placement Student 2019-2020

Engineering Placement Student 2019-2020


Job: Operations

Primary Location: United Kingdom-ENG-Manchester

Other Locations: United Kingdom-ENG-Wolverhampton, United Kingdom-ENG-York, United Kingdom-ENG-Liverpool

Compensation: £18,000 per annum plus benefits

Start date: Summer 2019

Closing date: 22nd October 2018


Cargill provides food, agriculture, financial and industrial products and services to the world. Together with farmers, customers, governments and communities, we help people thrive by applying our insights and over 150 years of experience. We have 150,000 employees in 70 countries who are committed to feeding the world in a responsible way, reducing environmental impact and improving the communities where we live and work.

Are you looking for an Engineering placement at the end of your second or third year and are you studying an Engineering degree? If so Cargill can offer you a superb opportunity to gain valuable work experience on our one-year undergraduate programme.
During your 12 month placement with Cargill you will spend your time in one of Processing Facilities in either Liverpool, Manchester, Wolverhampton or York. You will be expected to manage small projects from initial design to completion. This will involve justification of projects, design, liaising with contractors to obtain the best possible solution, installation and finally commissioning. This could be anything from modification of pipe work to implementing changes in the process. The Engineering Placement programme also gives candidates the potential to be offered a graduate role once you have completed your studies.
Major Tasks


  • Expected grade 2:2 or above
  • Preferred Subjects: Mechanical Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Chemical & Process Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Electrical & Electronic Engineering, Automation & Control Engineering, Electro-Mechanical Engineering, Manufacturing Engineering, Manufacturing Systems Engineering
  • Engineering students that are able to take responsibility, want to gain hands on experience, and are curious and passionate to learn as well as being a strong communicator
  • Good technical understanding of a process environment
  • A strong interest in our business, our industry and in particular the position you have applied for

Our Offer

To Apply; Search using job number MAN00487 and upload your CV and cover letter outlining your interest and suitability for the post

The next stage of our process for shortlisted candidates is a video screening to assess and rate your responses to a series of pre-recorded online questions. If you are successful at the video screening stage then you will be invited to participate in an assessment centre at one of our facilities in the North West. The assessment runs for a full day and consists of a range of activities where you get to show us more about yourself, see our production facility and how you work both individually and in a small group.

We will give due consideration if you have a preferred location and we will meet your requests where possible but we do expect candidates to be flexible in their location and to be prepared to be placed out of any of the production facilities.

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