Engineering Graduate Scheme
As an organisation we are committed to developing the next generation of Makers and Bakers. Joining us at an early career stage in our fast paced and ever changing environment will enable you to do more, learn more and grow more. You will be encouraged to step outside your comfort zone– you may even surprise yourself! We will ensure you are given the support you need to be at your best and enable you to be yourself and bring passion and personality. Here you can lean in and speak up and bring your own flavour.
Join Mondelēz and get a real taste of the global opportunities we offer while focusing on your professional development. Formed from a recipe that aims to make you into a leader of tomorrow, our graduate programme offers you a delicious blend of formal and on the job training that will expand your horizons while encouraging your personal and professional development.
Creating our future leaders
Over three years, your learning with be sculpted by on the job industry experience where you’ll take on real responsibilities, direct guidance from cream-of-the-crop managers and mentors, and structured, formal lessons from our in-house graduate academy. You’ll gain a holistic understanding of our business and grow in leaps and bounds.
You’ll get to work across our categories in a series of rotations designed to give you breadth and depth of knowledge, exposure to industry experts and develop a whole host of skills. You will experience a variety of sites including the iconic Bournville plant in Birmingham, home of Cadbury and our renowned Sheffield plant, home of Bertie Bassett, with the possibility of a European placement too.
Rotations could include
Working with a variety of teams in Engineering, Manufacturing and Research Development& Quality, rotations will usually last between 9-12 months and could include:
Project Engineer - working on a variety of large and smaller scale projects to improve our manufacturing and productivity outputs. Covering end to end project management from planning, sourcing, installing collaborating and reviewing performance.
Process Engineer – The role includes improving current processes to maximise the productivity in our manufacturing sites. Researching production methods and tools to ensure that we stay ahead, producing proposals and recommendations and continuous improvement of our existing manufacturing processes.
New Product Development Engineer - working in our global centre of excellence for chocolate research and development, you will support the development of new, exciting and innovative products for our manufacturing sites around Europe and across the world. Working with leading scientists and engineers to provide engineering expertise to ensure effective, best in class production of our products.
Production Line Management – working directly in our production areas, responsible for one (or more) of our manufacturing lines. This requires leading a team of operators to deliver against safety, quality, cost, sustainability and morale metrics to deliver the product, at the correct quality and cost to the marketplace.
What we look for
There are a few things you’ll need to join our tantalisingly innovative company. Along with the confidence to try new and challenging experiences, you must be enthusiastic about learning and eager to reach new heights in creating and sharing joy. We look for all sorts of qualities in graduates. Drive. Creativity. Interpersonal savvy. Business acumen.
We like people who aren’t afraid to stand alone, who deal with ambiguity instead of ignoring it and who know how to approach any problem, no matter how difficult. If you have these qualities, and are committed to making the most of your talents, you’ll fit right in here. In order for you to get the most out of our graduate scheme we require flexibility of location within the UK, and possibly across Europe, from our graduates.
- 2.1 degree or equivalent (predicted or achieved) in one of the following disciplines
- Mechanical Engineering
- Electrical and Automation Engineering
- Chemical Engineering
- Or a related Engineering degree
- A strong interest in FMCG (Fast Moving Consumer Goods)