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Graduate Integrated Logistics Specialist Bristol 2024

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Your impact

Join the Jacobs Graduate Development Programme (GDP) and have a meaningful, positive impact on our environments, communities, and societies worldwide.  As a Jacobs Graduate you will be part of a larger network of talent who are Challenging Today and Reinventing Tomorrow.

What we do at Jacobs

Our Energy, Security & Technology business focuses on providing solutions relating to the energy transition, national security, space, technological innovation, and more. Our work is aligned with critical national priorities and is built on a strong foundation of long-term contracts and deep client relationships.

What will you get?

Our Graduate Development Programme is a structured two-year scheme where we provide the framework, mentoring and experiences to help you maximise your skills and ambitions.

On joining our scheme in September 2024, you’ll rapidly gain knowledge of how our company works and the impact that you can have to help us move towards a more connected and sustainable world.

About this opportunity

The Defence & Security business at Jacobs provides an exciting mixture of consultancy, design and engineering support, along with delivery of challenging Defence projects, to major clients in the UK across the nuclear and defence industries, including (Ministry of Defence) HMNB Clyde, (Ministry of Defence) HMNB Devonport, BAES Barrow/Glasgow and AWE (Atomic Weapons Establishment) Aldermaston. Overseas, we are delivering similarly interesting and exciting projects across the globe including projects for clients in the Middle East and Australia.

Logistics is all about making sure products, equipment and systems are available for use. It covers the functions responsible for the management and technical processes through which support considerations are integrated from the start and throughout the life cycle. We look to influence the design both in terms of maximizing the reliability and minimizing the maintenance and logistic burden, we develop support solutions that integrate the engineering and logistic activities to meet the availability requirements and we ensure these solutions continue to perform through life looking to continuously improve their efficiency and effectiveness.

As a Logistics graduate you will be assisting in the planning and through life delivery of logistic activities and information to support these products and systems. This is a wide ranging discipline which could involve identifying the initial range and scale of spares required, integrating inventory into digital logistic management systems, monitoring the performance of the logistic supply chain, optimizing stock holdings, working with a design team to understand the effect of support on the availability requirements, coordinating preventative maintenance activities, development of training, technical documentation and spares planning or managing the impact on the existing support arrangements of obsolescence or a design change once in service.

A career at Jacobs means working on some of the world’s most exciting projects, solving complex challenges and undertake meaningful work that benefits our communities and the world. Start your Jacobs career with a company that inspires and empowers you to deliver your best work so you can evolve, grow, and succeed – today and into tomorrow.

The successful candidate will be based in our Bristol office.

Here’s what you'll need

  • Be working towards a relevant Degree or master’s level qualification in Engineering and Technical Support
  • A flexible self-starter who is keen to drive your career forward.
  • Adaptable to change, with a thirst for learning new things.
  • You must have the permanent right to work in the UK.

Selection process

  • Step 1: Apply Online
  • Step 2: Solo Video Assessment
  • Step 3: Interview

What else we provide

  • A flexible workstyle, embracing a hybrid working pattern and supporting those who need to balance work/life commitments a bit differently than others.
  • Free single medical cover and digital GP service.
  • Reimbursement towards relevant professional development and memberships.
  • An inclusive and diverse work environment, embracing the variety of disciplines, cultures, backgrounds and lifestyles of our employees through our Jacobs Employee Networks.
  • A focus on safety, health, and wellbeing, prioritising our people through a culture of caring and positive mental health champion network.
  • Opportunities to give back to our communities through our Collectively program, incorporating matched-funding, paid volunteering time and charitable donations.

We want you to bring your whole, authentic self to Jacobs.

Jacobs partners with VERCIDA to help us attract and retain diverse talent.  For greater online accessibility please visit to view and access our roles. As a Disability Confident employer, we will interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for a vacancy. We welcome applications from candidates who are seeking flexible working and from those who may not meet all the listed requirements for a role.

If you require further support or reasonable adjustments with regards to the recruitment process (for example, you require the application form in a different format), please contact the team.

Your application experience is important to us, and we’re keen to adapt to make every interaction even better. We welcome feedback on our recruitment process and if you need more from us before deciding to join Jacobs then please let us know.

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