Closed 2019 Engineering Graduate Programme (Tianjin, China)

Smiths Group

9 Haitaihuake 1 Road Huayuan Keji Park, 300384, Tianjin

About the role

This is a truly unique and exciting opportunity to join a global, publicly trading technology company


About Smiths Group


Smiths Group is a global technology company listed on the London Stock Exchange. Our vision is to build Smiths Group into one of the world’s leading technology companies. We apply leading-edge technology to design, manufacture and deliver innovative solutions that meet our customers’ needs. Our products and services – often hidden from view – touch the lives of millions of people every day.


We serve a wide range of end markets – from healthcare, energy and petrochemicals through to threat and contraband detection, telecommunications and equipment manufacture.


With 22,000 people in more than 50 countries, we offer opportunities as diverse as our workforce. We seek out our future leaders and provide them with the development tools and opportunities they need to make them – and Smiths – successful. People are our one true source of sustainable competitive advantage and we are building a learning organisation that attracts, retains, develops, engages and inspires the very best talent.


The Programme


The global graduate engineering programme is a two-year rotational programme. You will be rotated across different engineering teams to gather the skills and knowledge needed to build a strong and successful career in the organisation. Typical placements include 2D/3D drafting and design, electrical & mechanical design engineering, radio frequency design, digital software/firmware design, technology simulation & system analysis, material development, industrial engineering, project management and business development. 


As well as the programme placements, there will be the opportunity to work on stretch projects to further develop your understanding of our business as well as developing the soft skills you will need to succeed. As part of a Smiths-wide global graduate network, you will get to know our graduates from the different divisions and functions located worldwide to share learning experiences and broaden your contacts across Smiths. In addition, and with a strong business case, for those highest performing graduates there will be the opportunity to undertake a placement abroad.


Throughout the two years, you will be supported by the business to ensure that you gain the skills you need to succeed in Smiths and to prepare you for a full-time role within our engineering organisation.


About You


·       A minimum 100 points, 2:1 or GPA 3.5 from an Engineering/Physics/Science Degree

·       Excellent science and maths academic background

·       Have graduated in the past two years

·       Strong interest in engineering as a career with ambitions to continually learn

·       Committed and able to work in a changing environment

·       Self-starter and self-sufficient - will hit the ground running

·       Strong desire to work across a global business 

·       Innovative thinker and problem-solving attributes


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Smiths Group will use your details for the purpose of processing your application for a role with us. If you are unsuccessful in your application, we will retain your information for a maximum of 2 years. Please be aware that your information may be transferred to Smiths Group offices worldwide for the purpose of meeting our national and international recruitment needs. We may share your information with third parties, who will process the data solely under Smiths Group instruction, for our recruitment purposes.


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