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UK Graduates 2018 Program - Graduate Trainee Engineering, Performance Engineer

Location: Derby, ENG, GB

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By creating products and services that make the most intelligent use of energy and materials, we partner with our suppliers and meet our customers’ demands for more energy-efficient, less emission–producing products with optimal safety, reliability, passenger comfort as well as cost efficiency. Not just once but throughout the complete product life-cycle.

A performance engineers cover matters regarding vehicle aerodynamics, gauging, mass and acoustics. This team typically offer support to other departments such as Vehicle Engineering, Mechanical Systems, Interiors and Design Assurance with specialist knowledge required to overcome technical issues. Within Bombardier different sites around the world specialise in specific technical domains. As a result, an aspect of the job is liaising with these teams and applying their expertise to your projects.

The role involves, Mass, Gauging, Dynamic, Aerodynamic and Acoustic analysis for new bids and projects in the Concept Design phase; testing and providing specialist technical support to projects in all phases of completion.

Bombardier Graduate Scheme is a 2-year programme aimed at bringing out the best out of the individual. You can expect to do placements across the various departments to gain a wider knowledge of the rail industry; including: project engineering, systems integration, materials engineering, test, human factors, fleet maintenance and many more. On the job learning is complemented by a modular and personal development programme. Supported by a mentor you will work towards gaining relevant chartered status with one of the engineering bodies such as the IMechE or IET.


You will need a minimum 2:1 BEng or MEng, in Automotive, Aerospace, Mechanical or Electrical Engineering from courses with product integration and system engineering content. In addition, we seek applications from graduates with a BSc or MSc in Maths, Physics, Chemistry/Materials or a manufacturing discipline. Candidates must have excellent problem solving skills and a passion for making things happen.

Bombardier Transportation is a global engineering company that’s shaping the evolution of mobility. We have a rich heritage behind us, but it’s our innovative approach that puts us at the forefront of our industry. At the heart of everything are our employees and our suppliers, with whom mobility truly begins. Join us at our major site in Derby and take pride in working on quality, leading-edge projects that drive your career forward.

Your ideas move people.

As part of the application process, you will need to answer a series of mandatory questions; please allocate a few minutes in going through them and answering, as they are the first shift out step.

If you have successfully completed your application, a follow up e-mail will come through in a few days, explaining in detail the next steps of the selection process (online test, phone interview, Assessment Center), together with approximate timelines for each.

We wish you the best of luck for all the steps and look forward to getting to know you!

Salary: starting with 27,000 GBP

Start date: 3rd of September 2018

Job: Mechanical Engineering
Primary Location: GB-ENG-Derby
Organization: Transportation
Schedule: Full-time
Employee Status: Regular

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