Manufacturing: Industrial Engineering Placement at Knorr-Bremse

Placement Year (10 Months+)
Application Deadline
28th February 2018
South West
Salary Band
£16,000 - £17,999
Role May Involve
Business Analytics Business Management Engineering Logistics and Operations Manufacturing

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About Knorr-Bremse

In the early 1800s, British engineer Richard Trevithick (1771-1833) constructed the first railway steam locomotive that travelled at 8 kilometres per hour. Today in Asia trains travel at maximum speeds of up to 260 kilometers per hour. By 1850 Britain had more than 6,000 miles of railroad track, today in the UK there are 20,277 miles (32,186 kilometres) of track.

Rail is growing….grow with it!

Do you want to be a part of the next revolution?

More than a billion people worldwide rely daily on Knorr-Bremse systems. Knorr-Bremse is the world’s leading manufacturer of braking systems for rail and commercial vehicles. As a technology pioneer, for over 100 years Knorr-Bremse has been a driving force in the development, production and sale of modern braking systems for a variety of applications in the area of rail and commercial vehicles.

Knorr-Bremse is growing….grow with us!

Manufacturing: Industrial Engineering Placement

This is what we need you to do...

Key Responsibilities

  • Work within the Industrial Engineering Team where every day can be different
  • Working alongside years of Knowledge in the Production of Brake Control equipment
  • Design and Optimise production processes using Continuous Improvement techniques
  • Responsible for running optimum projects & driving the implementation of such projects
  • Working on day to day Issues that production has and fixing the root cause.

This is what we need you to have...


  • Entrepreneurial flair.
  • Creativity.
  • Out of the box thinking
  • Resilience, flexibility and adaptability.
  • Not afraid to make suggestions, challenge or offer new ideas and must be comfortable challenging the status quo.
  • Passionate, enthusiastic and a can-do attitude.

How to apply

If you are looking for a 12 month placement from July 2018 to July 2019 and wish to apply, please send a copy of your CV and a covering letter outlining your suitability to Please ensure the department you are applying for is included in the subject of the email.

Get on board and start your journey with us….We would love to hear from you!