Year in Industry - Undergraduate at JCB

Where: United Kingdom

Deadline: December 22, 2017

Type: Placement Year

About JCB

As one of the truly great engineering and manufacturing businesses, JCB has a pedigree for innovation, pushing boundaries and challenging the norm. Everywhere you look in our business, you will find enthusiasm, vision and strength of character coupled with friendliness and a real can-do spirit.

We are proud of our achievements and recognise that future success depends upon us attracting and nurturing the finest talent. Our structured Undergraduate development programmes will enable you to gain first-hand industry experience and develop valuable skills and knowledge in the process.

About the Programme

As an Undergraduate at JCB you’ll be a valued member of a team of experienced professionals and relied upon to do a real job and deliver real projects. It’s a chance to prove yourself within a company that’s famous all over the world and could potentially lead to full time employment upon Graduation.

All of our Undergraduate programmes pay a competitive salary and offer accommodation support for the duration of the placement, if required.

The Undergraduate placements are based at one or more of our UK sites and so a willingness to relocate to within a reasonable commuting distance is required.

We welcome applications from the following Engineering disciplines:
•Mechanical
•Electrical and Electronic
•Manufacturing
•Automotive
•Off-Highway
•Design Engineering

Business-related disciplines also considered

Those who are successful can expect to receive a bursary of £1500 per year whilst at University and develop a detailed understanding of a global off highway machine engineering and manufacturing business. We also offer a further summer placement for students undertaking a MEng course where appropriate. For those who excel, this could lead to a direct entry graduate level role within our global organisation on graduation.

Entry Requirements

Candidates applying for the Undergraduate Scheme will be in the second or third year of an appropriate bachelors or masters programme. They should be on track for a 2:1 or above and must have a further year of study ahead of them after the placement. You must also demonstrate a passionate interest in your area of study and must show a ‘can do’ attitude and also a drive to succeed.

How to Apply

Applications must be received no later than 22nd December 2017. However, please note, we may close applications earlier if we fill all the available places. Please apply via JCB website: https://www.jcb.com/en-gb/about/careers/students-and-graduates/undergraduates