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Summer Placement Opportunity

Region: South Shields

British Engines is a leading engineering group working across the globe, offering professionals, graduates and apprentices the opportunity to work within a fast paced, innovative business with a long heritage in the North East of England.

Employing approximately 1,500 people, our seven businesses design and manufacture core industrial components for a wide range of industries including the oil and gas, chemical, marine, construction and agriculture sectors.

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The role

British Engines is looking to recruit an engineering student for a 12 week placement based at Rotary Power, part of the British Engines Group, in South Shields. This is an exciting opportunity to gain paid industry experience in a stimulating environment; working as part of proactive, innovative and professional teams.

The person

The successful candidate should have completed at least two years of a bachelor’s course in Mechanical or Design Engineering and must be working at a 2:1 level.

The successful candidate must have a high level of CAD literacy, preferably using Solidworks. They should demonstrate enthusiasm, commitment and the ambition to work within an engineering manufacturing environment.


Would you like to find out more about our summer placement opportunities?

Why not head to our blog to find out more about why to choose a North East based engineering industrial placement with British Engines? Or to learn about our past students’ experiences during their engineering industrial placement?