Technical Annual Placement Port Talbot at Tata Steel

Placement Year (10 Months+)
Application Deadline
7th March 2021
Port Talbot
Salary Band
£16,000 - £17,999
Role May Involve
Engineering Information Technology Science/Research

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Technical Annual Placement Port Talbot

Are you looking for an exciting career? Do you want to be a part of a world class, global organisation where you can really make a difference?

We are looking for Technical students to join our 2021 Annual placement scheme. We have opportunities available at both our Port Talbot and Llanwern sites.

The Tata Steel Annual Placement scheme is just the beginning. Where you go next is up to you.

The Role

There are few organisations that can offer the scale, complexity and diversity of career opportunities that you will find at Tata Steel.

If you want an opportunity to test your academic knowledge and training in a practical, professional setting, Tata Steel can offer a fantastic learning experience. Our placement programme offers undergraduates the chance to develop hands-on commercial experience in a complex and large-scale professional setting. It’s a chance to work on real life projects and take on personal responsibility for delivering high quality outcomes. But you can also be confident that you’ll have considerable support and encouragement from a highly experienced team, who are experts in their fields.

You can expect to be challenged every day, but you’ll have the opportunity to work alongside professional experts who can help you achieve and exceed your own ambitions. Be part of our team and make the difference together.

At Tata Steel, we pride ourselves on our world-class products, processes and people. We value individuality and believe that exposing people to genuine challenges on live projects fosters creativity and allows potential to be fulfilled.

Our Technical function ensures that our products meet and exceed our customers’ exacting needs, both now and in the future. The roles are varied but the challenge is always the same: to develop and improve every grade of steel, so that it’s ready to meet the challenges of every possible application, from electrical use to aerospace and beyond. Technical excellence is at the heart of everything we do, underpinning areas including quality assurance, laboratory management, non-destructive testing, metallurgical investigations and supply chain.

Our Technical teams are central to everything we do, project managing and problem-solving in support of our overarching business objectives. Highly skilled, imaginative and constantly learning, they help us to develop and improve the steel making process and enhance our capability to produce high value, high quality steel. From interpreting customer and end user requirements to chemical and metallurgical analysis and new product development, the variety of experiences here is unlike any other company. Whatever your interest, there will be the scope to develop here.

The Candidate

You must be on track to achieve at least a 2:1 Degree in Materials Engineering, Metallurgy, Chemistry, and Physics.

Driven, passionate and tenacious, your strong sense of personal accountability is bolstered by your eye for the bigger picture. Outstanding problem-solving skills and the ability to inspire trust and build engagement are also essential.

As part of a global organisation, it’s vital that you understand and engage with our culture.

We’re passionate about achievement, excellence and breakthrough thinking, and people at every level here have a thirst for development their knowledge. You’ll embrace change with enthusiasm, take ownership of issues and inspire others towards a culture of innovation.

The Benefits

Tata Steel UK offers their employees significant benefits packages.

For this role, you will benefit from:

  • A market competitive salary of £16,000 per annum
  • Quarterly Bonus Scheme – subject to business performance
  • One of the UK’s leading defined contribution pension schemes (10% employer contribution / 6% employee contribution)
  • Annual Pay Review
  • Employee discount scheme for companies including Vodafone, Nissan, Jaguar Land Rover and also various local services

You may be also interested to know that we have an extensive list of lifestyle benefits including, free onsite parking at all of our sites, an employee assistance programme as well as discounts with local and national retailers and services.

About Tata Steel

Tata Steel is one of the world’s top 10 steel producers. The combined group has an annual aggregate crude steel capacity of more than 33 million tonnes with approximately 80,000 employees across four continents. We’re part of the Tata Group, one of the largest, most diverse conglomerates in the world with businesses in the UK including Tata Steel, Jaguar Land Rover and Tetley Tea.

How to apply

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