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Mechanical Engineering Graduate Scheme – Aerospace, Defence, Security & Technology

Requirements: Achieved or predicted 2:2 or above Bachelors degree in Mechanical Engineering, Aerospace Engineering, Marine/Naval Engineering, Integrated Mechanical & Electrical Engineering.

Locations: Bristol, Glasgow or Manchester

As a Graduate Mechanical Engineer in our Aerospace, Defence, Security and Technology (ADS&T) business you will have the opportunity to get involved in a wide variety of projects, ranging from niche consultancy to large, high-profile programmes. Whether it's the challenge of aircraft electrification or designing critical equipment to support the UK's Continuous at Sea Deterrent, you can take pride in the impact your contribution will make on advancing our world.

The Mechanical Engineering team, together with the Systems and Resilience Engineering teams, form part of the Advanced Engineering Delivery and Consultancy (AEDC) practice within ADS&T, offering a range of independent advice across both industrial and military domains to a wide breadth of clients.

As a graduate in our team you will:

  • Collaborate with passionate and diverse-minded people in multi-disciplinary teams to understand problems and develop solutions;
  • Have a range of opportunities to develop your skills - from detailed analysis to client-facing, in small or large teams;
  • Have opportunities to build your expertise and level of responsibility within project delivery teams.
  • Be a part of a community of Early Career Professionals, with focused mentoring and support to achieve professional registration.

About us

Our Early Careers Programme is the ideal framework to enable enthusiastic people to drive their own career development. You will be supported and motivated to develop the skills and knowledge you need to progress in your early career. Our programme features signature events, core training modules, professional development mentoring and on-the-job experience. 

We offer a world of opportunities that will enable you to shape your career the way you want to. You will be given the independence and responsibility to drive your career alongside having a supportive structure in place to help you grow, with guidance from experienced consultants & engineers. You will work on real-life projects and be given a variety of assignments. 

Our early career programmes embrace an amazing culture and social aspect to allow you to network and build professional relationships which will enhance your development.