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Manufacturing Engineering Summer Internship Programme

£17,850 pa (pro rata)
1st February 2019

Designing world-leading power systems is one thing. Actually seeing those designs through to fruition is something else entirely. And that’s where our Manufacturing Engineering team comes in. Join them as a summer intern, and you’ll get an insight into how we ensure we can deliver on our promises and achieve the most exacting standards. Life in this team is about continually developing processes, acquiring capabilities and exploiting technologies that will keep us at the forefront of global manufacturing. As a summer intern, you’ll gain an appreciation of how we transform ideas into physical products, and billion-pound order books into profitable reality.

The programme

On our Manufacturing Engineering Summer Internship Programme, you’ll be located at one of our manufacturing facilities across the UK. Whether you’re working for us in Civil Aerospace, Defence or Power Systems you can look forward to undertaking a real project. You’ll be working in capability acquisition, product introduction or continuous improvement, so you’ll gain an insight into how we work in one area of the manufacturing lifecycle. Along the way, you’ll learn from experts and be taught valuable skills. And if you perform well, you could be invited to join our graduate programme – a fantastic start to a career with a world leading industrial technology company.

If you are a student member of an institute, experience gained on your internship can be used to credit some of your learning towards your graduate programme and chartership status, should you choose to join.

What you’ll do

The project you deliver will vary depending on business need and where you’re based. You could be part of a team improving a manufacturing process, or be involved in developing technology to help introduce a new product into manufacture. Some of our summer interns will get the chance to work in central teams where they will help to transform the way we undertake manufacturing engineering across all of our facilities. The opportunity to make an impact, and a good impression, is huge.   

What you’ll need

We want to see great communication skills developed through well-rounded life experience – academically, socially and in any previous work situations. Technical abilities are a must, so you’ll need to be on track to achieve at least a 2:1 bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Maths, a relevant Physical Science or Computer Science, or equivalent qualification. Flexibility is important too, as you could be based at any of our sites.  

What you’ll get

£17,850 pa (pro rata) 

Learn from experts

The chance to join our graduate programme if you perform well

Leisure facilities and numerous sports societies

Who we are

Whether we’re building the world’s most efficient large aero-engine or supporting NASA missions on the edge of space, Rolls-Royce is all about innovation. We invest £1 billion every year into research and development, and file more patents annually than any other company in the UK. Working at Rolls-Royce means being part of a global team of 50,000 bold, curious pioneers, creating cleaner, faster, more competitive power. It means looking to the future, and shaping the world we live in.

Applications will close on 1st February at 00.10am UK Time (GMT) please ensure your application is submitted by this time.