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Graduate Mechanical Engineer

Rise Technical Recruitment

Graduate Mechanical Engineer Andover £26,000-£30,000 Training Holiday Pension Progression Are you looking to kick start your career in manufacturing with an established company who will invest your training and ongoing development? On offer is a varie

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29 Mar 2019
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£18,000 per annum

Mechanical Engineer Undergraduate Industry Placement 2019

MBDA

What’s the opportunity? You will have the opportunity to work at the forefront of defence, working alongside our highly qualified engineers, to deliver key multinational defence projects. Within the mechanical engineering function we have an opportunity f

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29 Mar 2019
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29 Mar 2019
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£24,000 per annum

Junior/Graduate Mechanical Engineer

The One Group

The ONE Group are currently working in collaboration with one of our highly-acclaimed clients in Cambridgeshire. We are seeking a dynamic mechanical engineer (recently qualified candidates will be considered) to work for our client based near Huntingdon.

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29 Mar 2019
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£22,000 per annum

GRADUATE MECHANICAL ENGINEER Renewable Sector

Hunter Selection

GRADUATE MECHANICAL ENGINEER (Renewable Sector) WARWICKSHIRE £22,000 - £26,000 Pension Bonus Our client, a specialist energy consultancy business has an exciting entry level graduate position for a motivated mechanical engineering graduate. Supporting t

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29 Mar 2019
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£22,000 per annum
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Expiry date:
29 Mar 2019
Salary:
£24,000 per annum

Junior/Graduate Mechanical Engineer

The One Group

The ONE Group are currently working in collaboration with one of our highly-acclaimed clients in Cambridgeshire. We are seeking a dynamic mechanical engineer (recently qualified candidates will be considered) to work for our client based near Huntingdon.

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29 Mar 2019
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£24,000 per annum
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29 Mar 2019

Trainee / Graduate Mechanical Engineer (Sales)

Ernest Gordon Recruitment

Trainee / Graduate Mechanical Engineer (Sales) Market leading salary - Uncapped commission Company car, full company and private mileage covered Pension scheme Healthcare scheme Full Training Blackburn, Lancashire (Happy to cover patch which includes:

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29 Mar 2019
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Expiry date:
29 Mar 2019
Salary:
£25,000 per annum

Graduate Mechanical Engineer

Rise Technical Recruitment

Graduate Mechanical Engineer Bristol £25,000-£30,000 Training Holiday Pension Progression Are you looking to kick start your career with an international company who will invest in your training and ongoing development? On offer is a varied, technical

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29 Mar 2019

Graduate Mechanical Engineer

Chiltern Park Recruitment

Openings are available for a Graduate Mechanical Engineer based just north of York, which involve the dynamic area of design and manufacture of equipment used within the oil industry. We seek to recruit a bright, driven, enthusiastic Mechanical Engineer.

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29 Mar 2019
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Graduate Mechanical Engineer

Rise Technical Recruitment

Graduate Mechanical Engineer Bristol £25,000-£30,000 Training Holiday Pension Progression Are you looking to kick start your career with an international company who will invest in your training and ongoing development? On offer is a varied, technical

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29 Mar 2019
Salary:
£26,000 - £28,000 per annum

Graduate Mechanical Engineer (R&D)

Rise Technical Recruitment

Excellent role on offer for a mechanical graduate to join a global company with fantastic training and progression opportunities. Do you have a mechanical degree? Do you want to work on complex high end products and projects? This company are the world ma

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29 Mar 2019
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£26,000 - £28,000 per annum
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Expiry date:
29 Mar 2019
Salary:
£22,000 per annum

Graduate Mechanical Engineer

Chiltern Park Recruitment

Worldwide market leading multinational engineering company working with clients in the automotive, scientific, pharmaceutical, electronics, oil and gas and food processing industries are seeking driven Graduate Mechanical Engineers to test products, under

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29 Mar 2019
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£22,000 per annum
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Expiry date:
29 Mar 2019
Salary:
£26,000 - £28,000 per annum

Graduate Mechanical Engineer (R&D)

Rise Technical Recruitment

Excellent role on offer for a mechanical graduate to join a global company with fantastic training and progression opportunities. Do you have a mechanical degree? Do you want to work on complex high end products and projects? This company are the world ma

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29 Mar 2019

Mechanical Engineering Graduates Needed

Fairfax Management Consultants

FMC Global Talent are currently supporting a market leading company who are rated as one of the most innovative CAD/CAM manufacturers in the world. There solutions fulfil the highest demands of users in a number of industries including Automotive, Energy

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29 Mar 2019
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29 Mar 2019
Salary:
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Graduate Mechanical Engineer

Manufacturing Futures

Graduate Mechanical Engineer Dewsbury £25,000 £35,000 Futures have a fantastic opportunity for an engineer early into their career, recruiting for an established machinery manufacturer looking to expand their skilled design team. Developing bespoke machin

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29 Mar 2019
Salary:
£25,000 per annum
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Contract type:
Contract
Expiry date:
29 Mar 2019
Salary:
£26,000 per annum

Graduate Mechanical Engineer

Rise Technical Recruitment

Graduate Mechanical Engineer Andover £26,000-£30,000 Training Holiday Pension Progression Are you looking to kick start your career in manufacturing with an established company who will invest your training and ongoing development? On offer is a varie

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Expiry date:
29 Mar 2019
Salary:
£26,000 per annum
Job type:
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Contract type:
Contract
Expiry date:
29 Mar 2019
Salary:
£25,000 per annum

Graduate Mechanical Engineer

Manufacturing Futures

Graduate Mechanical Engineer Dewsbury £25,000 £35,000 Futures have a fantastic opportunity for an engineer early into their career, recruiting for an established machinery manufacturer looking to expand their skilled design team. Developing bespoke machin

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29 Mar 2019
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29 Mar 2019
Salary:
£21,000 - £24,000 per annum

Mechanical Engineering Graduate

Meridian Business Support

The Company: A superb opportunity for a hands-on Production Technician with Mechanical and Pneumatic skills to join a small, yet expanding local business. Your role will be varied as everybody within the company does a bit of everything. So your day may c

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29 Mar 2019
Salary:
£21,000 - £24,000 per annum
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Expiry date:
29 Mar 2019
Salary:
£22,000 per annum

Graduate Mechanical Engineer

Manufacturing Futures

Graduate Mechanical Engineer Rotherham £22,000 £30,000 Futures have a fantastic opportunity for an engineer early into their career, recruiting for established materials handling manufacturer looking to expand their skilled design team. Developing bespoke

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Expiry date:
29 Mar 2019
Salary:
£22,000 per annum
Job type:
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Contract type:
Contract
Expiry date:
29 Mar 2019
Salary:
£21,000 - £24,000 per annum

Mechanical Engineering Graduate

Meridian Business Support

The Company: A superb opportunity for a hands-on Production Technician with Mechanical and Pneumatic skills to join a small, yet expanding local business. Your role will be varied as everybody within the company does a bit of everything. So your day may c

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Expiry date:
29 Mar 2019
Salary:
£21,000 - £24,000 per annum
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Contract type:
Contract
Expiry date:
29 Mar 2019

Mechanical Engineering Graduates Needed

FMC Global Talent

FMC Global Talent are currently supporting a market leading company who are rated as one of the most innovative CAD/CAM manufacturers in the world. There solutions fulfil the highest demands of users in a number of industries including Automotive, Energy

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29 Mar 2019
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Helping you find a career as a Mechanical engineer

Mechanical engineers can find work in all sorts of areas of the engineering industry. They focus on providing technical solutions to a product’s design, installation and repair. Work can be found in a range of sectors, such as the automotive sector and manufacturing and transport.


What does a Mechanical engineer do?
Day-to-day activities will include:
  • Designing and improving equipment on behalf of your employer

  • Developing and testing designs

  • Discussing and solving complex manufacturing problems

  • Ensuring product reliability

  • Planning and designing new products

  • Recommending modifications to existing products

  • Considering the cost, safety and time constraints on products

  • Ensure safety regulations are followed
What skills and interests should an Mechanical engineer have?
  • A high level of technical and scientific knowledge

  • Good communication skills

  • Ability to work alone and as part of a team

  • Manual dexterity

  • IT skills

  • Creative ability and enthusiasm

  • Ability to work under pressure

  • Organisational skills, such as time and resource planning
What hours does a Mechanical engineer typically do?
You will typically work 37-40 hours a week, although may have to work overtime sometimes, particularly towards the end of a project. Self-employment and freelance work will be available for more experienced engineers.
What environment is a Mechanical engineer based in?
Work is mainly office-based or in plants, factories, workshops or building sites.
How much does a Mechanical engineer travel?
Travel within the working day, to plants, factories, and building sites, will be common. Absence from home overnight and overseas work may sometimes be required, depending on the employer.
How much does a Mechanical engineer get paid?
Starting salaries range from £20,000 to £28,000. With experience, this can increase to between £25,000 and £35,000. At a senior level, salaries of up to £60,000 can be expected.
Perks & benefits
Most careers in engineering lead to senior positions with responsibilities for other staff and larger projects. There will be opportunities to develop additional skills, such as business and management, which will assist in attaining promotions. Additionally, you may be able to move into related sectors such as procurement, sales and marketing and human resources, or more senior roles such as engineering director or engineering consultant.
What qualifications does a Mechanical engineer need?
A degree will be hugely important (see below). It is worth checking with the Institute for Mechanical Engineers (IMechE) that your degree is accredited. You may also enter the sector with an HND or foundation degree in subjects such as engineering and mechanical engineering.

Work experience will be valuable to your application and many employers will offer internship and summer placement schemes. Some degree courses will offer a year in industry, which will provide you with good contacts for future job prospects.

Fluency in a second language may be beneficial depending if the employer operates on an international scale.
Useful subjects to study at school & university
  • Aeronautical engineering

  • Agricultural engineering

  • Computer-aided engineering

  • Engineering science

  • Manufactured engineer

  • Mechanical engineering

  • Nuclear engineering
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