Graduates put skills into practice at Spirax-Sarco Engineering

Graduates put skills into practice at Spirax-Sarco Engineering

Imagine working in a place where you can put your drive and ambition into practice. 

If you're a graduate looking for a job after university that encourages innovation and ingenuity, engineering company Spirax-Sarco Engineering is a great place to work.

Spirax-Sarco Engineering is passionate about developing talent and it is proud to have a culture that enables everyone to fulfill their potential and enjoy playing their part in helping the company achieve its ambitions.

There are many opportunities for graduates to become part of this exciting company.

Global Graduate Development Programme

Spirax-Sarco Engineering's Global Graduate Development Programme offers graduates the chance to work with its world-leading businesses: Spirax-Sarco Engineering, Gestra, Watson-Marlow and Chromalox.

Throughout the two years and beyond, graduates are mentored and trained by both experienced leaders, technical experts and the company's graduate alumni who support them to get the most from their time on the programme. Alongside their placements, graduates have the chance to develop their teamwork and leadership skills through project work and the opportunity to contribute to the continuous improvement and sustainability of the business.

Who is the company looking for?

Spirax-Sarco Engineering wants highly motivated, potential future leaders who are passionate about customers and who love to work collaboratively on challenging projects.

Applicants need a minimum of a 2:1 degree (or equivalent) in a subject within Science, Technology, Engineering & Maths as well as the right to work in the country they’re applying for without visa sponsorship.

What should you expect?

The Graduate Programme consists of four six month placements tailored to your interest in a variety of areas around the business, such as Product Research or Development; Manufacturing/Production; Product/Project Sales; and IT or business development – including marketing and other core functions.

For one of the six month placements, you will have the choice of being stationed at one of Spirax-Sarco Engineering's international operating companies - an exciting opportunity for graduates who love to travel.

You are also entitled to Spirax-Sarco Engineering's generous company benefits.

The Graduate Programme application includes an online assessment, a cover Letter and CV, online testing, a video interview, and a visit to the assessment centre.

What are you waiting for? Apply now.

UK Year in Industry

Spirax-Sarco Engineering believes in its people - they lay at the core of the business. The company has high expectations of their performance with support, investment and career development to match.

The company is always on the look-out for new, future talent, which is why it offers the Year In Industry Scheme. Based in Cheltenham, UK, participants may also have the opportunity to spend time at Spirax-Sarco Engineering's sister company – Watson-Marlow, based in Cornwall.

Spirax year in industry

The roles include Product Management/Marketing Department; Research/Design Department; Manufacturing/Production Department; Technical Sales Department; and Computing/Software/IT/Cyber/Electronics Departments

Spirax-Sarco Engineering​​​​​​​'s accepts the following degrees for the scheme: Engineeering Disciplines; Engineering with Business or Finance; Physics; Mathematics; Computer Science/Cyber Security/IT.

This is an invaluable opportunity to get some real-life, practical, and hands-on experience of industry - search and apply now.

Hear from Rebecca, Technical Projects Sales Engineer graduate

Rebecca is a Technical Projects Sales Engineer, placed as part of the graduate scheme. Throughout this department she uses thermodynamic principles to size any products required to solve customer issues. These may range from a single valve up to an entire re-design, with site visits providing a different level of understanding through a hands-on approach.

"One of the most exciting parts about working for a company such as Spirax-Sarco Engineering​​​​​​​, is that due to the vast range of sectors we operate in, there are multiple different opportunities, and depending how the world changes, we are able to respond and remain successful," she explains.

"Engineering provides a diverse level of roles, working from designing the parts, through to technical proposals. My previous role in Sales was as a Project Co-ordinator for the relocation of one of our buildings. Even though this may not initially seem like an engineer’s role, by having the knowledge learnt through University and Spirax-Sarco Engineering​​​​​​​, I was able to apply these engineering principles and ensure the project continued to the best of my ability," she adds.

"I would recommend engineering to any student who is unsure about what career to take, it provides an endless supply of opportunities in almost any sector across the world, and is always changing."

Work for a company committed to finding top graduate talent

Spirax-Sarco Engineering's graduate programmes are for innovative, ambitious women looking for practical experience in the industry.

If this sounds like you, search and apply for a position today.


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