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Electrical Engineering Annual Placement South Wales

Date: 12-May-2023

Location: Flexible Location, South Wales, GB

Company: Tata Steel

Job Description

Job Title: Electrical Annual Placement    

Location: Port Talbot SA13 2NG or Trostre SA14 9SD

Salary: £18,100 

Closing Date: 4th June 2023


Come and join us on our industry celebrated and commended Graduate & Placement Student programme! We are listed among the top 100 RateMyPlacement’s Best Student Employers 2023 which is based on reviews written solely by students. We also placed within the UK 300 Graduate top employers for 2023, the biggest & most comprehensive study of UK students & graduates!


At Tata Steel we believe that our strength is not just in our steel, but the diversity of our workforce. Our people make the difference. 


Your Tata Steel placement programme is just the beginning, where you go next is up to you.  Apply today and lets make the difference together. 


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. 


The scale of the work we do means that Tata is an immense arena for learning and development. 



The Role

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. We are also open to applications from students who have recently graduated and are looking to expand their knowledge and experience in this field. 


Engineering innovation and challenge is at the very heart of our business. Tata Steel presents Engineers with a remarkable canvas on which to work. The scale and complexity of our work will give you the opportunity to really test your skills, and our commitment to continuous improvement means you will continually be tasked with coming up with new ideas and approaches to enhancing our products. 


Our Electrical Engineers operate on a scale and precision not even imagined by many other sectors. This is an opportunity to play a crucial role in the life cycle management of our unique equipment, helping to specify, design, build, install, commission and maintain a huge range of machines, ensuring that high performance is maintained and that the highest safety standards are met. It’s an opportunity to work with emerging technologies, build your expertise and make a vital contribution to the quality of the final product. 


The scale of the work we do means that Tata is an immense arena for learning and development. You will be working with machines that can consume many Mega Watts whilst producing a product to a few microns accuracy. It’s the ideal way to build the varied skills, knowledge and expertise needed for a career that can take you in many different directions. 



The Candidate

To be eligible for a placement you should be on track to achieve a 2:1 degree in Electrical Engineering or Electrical and Electronic Engineering (IET Accredited), during which you have covered the following topics: Power, Electronics, Control and Instrumentations. 


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 Offering

As well as your starting salary of £18,100 you will also be eligible for a wide variety of benefits including: 

  • 35 days’ holiday pro rata 
  • Employee Assistance Programme 
  • CSR / volunteering opportunities 
  • Discounted shopping with various local and national retailers and services including Vodafone, Nandos, Virgin Holidays, Jaguar Land Rover, ASOS. 
  • A business and social networking platform for young professionals to develop in fun and energetic activities in and outside of work 



The Business

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. 


But it’s not just our size that sets us apart. What makes us different is our approach to business. We believe our strength is how we build collaborative relationships that create new success for our customers. 


Sustainability is at the very heart of what we do and we are dedicated to managing our operations responsibly and to continuously improving our performance. Innovating for tomorrow, making a positive impact today.

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