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Placement Year (10 Months+)
Automotive Manufacturing

About Vauxhall

Vauxhall is a major UK employer, with around 35,000 people employed directly or indirectly through our company activities. Our direct head count amounts to some 4,500 people at our Luton, Ellesmere Port and other locations. 23,000 people work within our Retail Network, and a further 7,000 are employed within our UK supply chain, providing all the millions of parts and many essential services we use every day.

About the role

Are you an enthusiastic undergraduate seeking real responsibility with one of Britain’s Top Employers?

Vauxhall Motors operates a 12 month undergraduate placement scheme for students eager to gain hands on work experience within an industry-leading company with a 110-year British heritage and a forward-thinking culture.
Every year, over 95 proactive students will have the chance to immerse themselves in the fast-paced and exciting automotive industry by taking on challenging roles and contributing to vehicle launches, football sponsorship, charity fundraising and community projects.

Our undergraduate programme has been running for over 25 years and so we recognise the importance of investing in the professional development of our placement students. From training in areas such as Microsoft Excel and safe driving to the allocation of a personal mentor and a comprehensive induction programme, all undergraduates are provided with the support to enable them to make a real contribution to the organisation and add value to their degree.

At Vauxhall, our undergraduates are fundamental to the business and vital members of the team. Interested? Read reviews from our previous undergraduates and find our jobs on RateMyPlacement.

We are looking for talent undergraduates to join our teams in the following functions/locations:

Bedfordshire only:

  • Business Management & Operations
  • Global Purchasing & Supply Chain
  • Marketing
  • Retail Network Development
  • Sales

Bedfordshire & Cheshire:

  • Engineering
  • Facilities
  • Finance
  • Human Resources
  • IT
  • PR & Communications
  • Supplier Quality/Product Evaluation

Who we are looking for

We are looking for talented undergraduates to join our teams in Business Management & Operations, Global Purchasing & Supply Chain, Marketing, Retail Network Development, Sales, Finance, HR, IT, PR & Communications, Supplier Quality, Product Evaluation and Engineering in Bedfordshire and Cheshire.

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Vauxhall Latest Reviews

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    I thought that my placement as a whole was very valuable. I had a chance to develop my skills during my placement, by working with other departments such as Marketing, Customer Care even though I was in the IT Department...


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  • Supplier Quality Engineer

    I really enjoyed my placement and felt I have learnt so much in the year that I've spent here. The staff were all very supportive and friendly. The work that I did has taught me lots and helped me dev...


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Vauxhall Latest Case Study

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Mobile Analyst

Placement Year (10 Months+)

MEng Computer Science with Artificial Intelligence

The mobility team works on any and all services and solutions provided by the business that use mobile applications. Whether this be “Owner Apps” for customers or apps for internal employees. This is a global effort and provides mobile systems for al

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Number of Placements Available This Year

2:1 (Two One)

Predicted Degree Class Required To Apply

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