Graduate Mechanical Engineer

Graduate Mechanical Engineer


Are you a recent engineering graduate? Looking for the right career opportunity?

We have some great opportunities for Engineering Graduates (BEng) ideally in aerospace, electronic/electrical or mechanical, to work as support engineers and as a Mechanical Design Engineer for a world leader in the design and manufacturing of aerospace machine automation to gain invaluable skills and experience.

You will have an opportunity to predominantly work in Airbus (Broughton), alongside having opportunities to travel internationally on projects.

Some of the projects include - complete automation design, assembly systems for commercial aircraft wings, riveting machines and tools for wing panel and fuselage assembly, robotic assembly systems and spacecraft handling equipment.

This role is very hands-on and the successful candidate will need to ability to use various hand tools and equipment in order to fault find and repair machine faults during reactive and preventative maintenance procedures.

You will need to be determined and have great attention to detail, with the ability to work under your own guidance and be part of a team after successfully completing a machine familiarisation training package. At times, you will need to be customer facing and be mindful of customer site requirements.

You will join one of their support or design teams immediately and be given an initial training plan to follow. During the initial training period, you will be shadowing experienced engineers or Design Engineers to gain the skills and knowledge required to complete your initial training. We are looking for people who love working in a team, are determined and like to solve complex problems, keen to constantly learn new things and expand their knowledge.


You will be working on a combination of 4 on 4 off day shifts and 4 on 6 off day shifts, consisting of 12 hour early shifts (6am-6pm) and 12-hour late shifts (8.40am – 8:40pm) with shorter 10 hour early and late shifts on Saturdays and Sundays. All engineers discuss which shifts to work so it's not set.

The 12-hour early and late shifts are paid 11.5 hours, and weekend shifts are paid 9.58 hours.

The overall shift multiplier on average is just over 1.3.

All support shifts outside of Monday to Friday are paid at a shift premium.


Candidates are expected to have good practical skills in assembly, be comfortable around tools and can demonstrate this.

  • CATIA or other CAD Skills are an advantage.
  • They supply equipment both locally and the world so you will need to be open to travelling and operating outside customer facilities.
  • You will need a bachelor’s degree in an engineering discipline, ideally electrical, mechanical, aerospace or a derivative of.
  • You will need a full UK driving license.


  • Private healthcare after 12 months
  • Employee Association Program
  • Reimbursement for annual professional memberships
  • Company discounts
  • On-site parking
  • Use of company equipment for personal projects

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent, Graduate

Salary: £28,000.00-£33,000.00 per year


  • Company pension
  • Employee mentoring programme
  • On-site parking
  • Private medical insurance

Interested? Send us your CV.

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