Graduate scheme


Get behind great British manufacturing

Here at the MTC, we know that to continue realising our vision to inspire great British manufacturing on the global stage, means to continue having the right people in place throughout the company. Our Graduate Development Programme has been put together to help us do just that. Structured to give you the experience, knowledge and skills to become a competent and confident professional engineer, it represents a fantastic opportunity to take control of your future with a company that’s building an enviable reputation for bringing great ideas to life.

Our two-year rotational programme is specifically designed to build your experience and understanding of our key work-streams, including Advanced Production Systems, Transformation (Business, Digital and Technology), Component Manufacturing Technologies and Digital Engineering. Working on exciting live projects from the start, alongside some of the best minds in the industry, you’ll learn first-hand what it takes to build a successful and rewarding engineering career bridging the gap between academia and industry.

In addition, we offer the opportunity for our colleagues to engage with professional bodies and work towards Chartership. We ’ll also help you hone essential business, commercial and personal leadership skills, including problem solving and creativity, financial awareness, and effective relationship building.

What we’re looking for

While success is important to us, we like to go about our business in line with our RIGHT Way values. So, you’ll be passionate about your STEM discipline, be a creative problem solver, innovative and a real team player who has;

  • an accredited Bachelor’s degree (2:1 minimum) in a relevant STEM subject* discipline
  • a genuine passion for one or more of the following technology themes: Advanced Production Systems, Transformation (Business, Digital and Technology), Component Manufacturing Technologies and Digital Engineering
  • excellent data analysis, research and communication skills, including a demonstrable ability to communicate technical data to a non-technical audience clearly and confidently

*Aerospace/Aeronautical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Electrical & Electronic Engineering, Automotive Engineering, General Engineering, Production Engineering, Materials Science, Civil/Structural Engineering, Systems Engineering, Space, Physics, Software Engineering, Mathematics, Computer Science.

We may require all our successful Graduate Research Engineers to complete security vetting, should you work and support on any Aerospace and Defence Sector projects.

Customers buy our knowledge and that is our people and we only achieve this success because of our people.

A more rewarding choice all around

Investing in your wellbeing is important to us. With this in mind, we’ve introduced a fully flexible working pattern where you can work the hours that suit your lifestyle, Monday to Friday.

In addition, we also offer a generous pension scheme, life assurance and private healthcare, plus you can look forward to a healthy work/life balance with 5 weeks of annual leave, plus bank holidays and the opportunity to buy or sell up to one weeks’ holiday per year.

So, are you inspired by the thought of impacting society and joining the MTC? If so, we look forward to hearing from you.

Closing date for applications is Monday 18th December, however, we will close earlier should we reach our target application numbers sooner. So, apply NOW!

Important information

We are committed to fostering a diverse and dynamic workforce where all individuals have the opportunity to excel.

For transparency, it's important to note that our company does not provide visa sponsorship for candidates participating in our early careers programs (including support for graduate route visa holders). Those who possess the legal right to work in the UK, are eligible for our roles.

We encourage you to review the eligibility requirements specified in each early careers program listing. If you meet these criteria and share our enthusiasm for professional growth and innovation, we happily welcome your application.

Due to the nature of our business, all employment is subject to satisfactory references being obtained, attainment of either a Security Check, Disclosure Scotland Criminal Record Check or Foreign Police Check (whichever is applicable depending on duration of UK residency) and, as applicable, a medical assessment. Access to US technical data by employees requires prior Trade Control function approval. Clearance must be carried out against all applicable US export control authorisations.

Support with your application

We are happy to make reasonable adjustments to assist you in showing your full potential during the application process, e.g. extra reading time, access requirements, etc. If you’d like to talk about how we can support your personal circumstances ahead of making an application, please reach out to our recruitment team

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