Graduate Engineer Manchester 2024

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Are you an ambitious Chemical or Mechanical graduate engineer interested in beginning your career working for an exciting, fast-paced, global manufacturer which produces market-leading consumer products in the UK? Are you looking for an engineering opportunity that will inspire you, and allow you to challenge yourself and others and enable you to achieve your goals and try new things?

Then Essity Hygiene and Health is the right company for you!

About the role

It is an exciting time to join Essity. We are looking for talented and self-motivated graduate engineers to join our global manufacturing organization that will prepare you for a sustainable and exciting career with us and help shape the future of Essity.

Working at Essity is not just a career; it is a chance to directly make the world a healthier, more hygienic and safer place through our blockbuster innovations coupled with sustainable solutions.

What you will do 

At Essity, we see graduate engineers as playing a central role in challenging the status quo, driving change and making a positive impact by delivering concrete results within our global hygiene and health business. You will be joining our professional papermaking production team at our site in Trafford Park, Manchester, UK, where you will work closely with experienced colleagues:

  • To learn to follow established engineering principles to determine the sequence of steps or processes required to manufacture tissue-based consumer products that meet the organization’s high standards of quality and cost
  • To perform standard technical tasks and prepare standard operation sheets.
  • To monitor production processes and work methods; and collect, compile, and analyze production data to identify opportunities to improve production processes.
  • To learn to troubleshoot (for example, following root cause analysis methodology) and gain expert knowledge of the product supply industry  
  • To drive projects to support continuous improvements and deliverables.– particularly relating to mechatronic-based process improvements, 3-d printing, energy and cost saving programmes. 
  • To drive your own continued learning and complete industry-specific in-house training modules

By the end of your training you will have developed your papermaking production and technical skills and be qualified for roles within our manufacturing area.

Please be advised, as part of the opportunity you will be required to spend a 12 week period in one of our European Manufacturing Sites.

Who you are

We are looking for recent graduate engineers (Bachelor or Master degree qualified) who are passionate about AI and automation within engineering. 

With a natural focus on the environment and a compulsive curiosity about how engineering can play its part in delivering for the future, you should be a data driven and process-improvement enthusiast who can demonstrate they are a successful team player and manage responsibilities given to them.

Work experience is not required, but internships that have included any of the project areas listed are an advantage. With an excellent level of English, you should also be mobile and have a readiness to change location and country as a part of your longer-term career development.

What we can offer you

We offer you a challenging job in a global company with many strong international brands. We will enable you to further develop and strengthen your competencies by providing both local and international career opportunities.

At Essity, we believe every career is as unique as the individual and empower employees to reach their full potential in a winning culture motivated by a powerful purpose. Our commitment is supported by our beliefs: we are committed, we care, we collaborate and we have courage.

We’re looking for people who embody our values, aren’t afraid to challenge, innovate, experiment, and move at a fast pace. We’re always looking for ways to improve our products and ourselves. If this is you, we’d love to talk, so don’t miss your chance to apply!

Together, we are improving lives, every day

Working at Essity is not just a career; it is a chance to directly make the world a healthier, more hygienic and safer place. With impactful innovations coupled with sustainable solutions, we strive to reach more people every year with the necessary and essential solutions for well-being.

DEADLINE 15th April 2024