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Mechanical Engineering Graduate South Wales

Date: 24-Mar-2023

Location: Flexible Location, South Wales, GB

Company: Tata Steel

Job Description

Job Title: Mechanical Engineering Graduate  

Location: South Wales (Port Talbot, SA13 2NG, Llanwern, NP19 4QZ) 

Salary: £28,500 plus £1,500 welcome bonus 

Closing Date: 02/04/2023 


We are looking for graduates to join our September 2023 Graduate Programme, however some vacancies may become available sooner.  

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 graduate programme is just the beginning, where you go next is up to you. 

Apply today and let's make the difference together. Click here to learn more 


The Role 

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

Engineering is at the heart of our industry and the efficiency and capability of our production facilities are the building blocks of a successful business. So our Mechanical Engineers occupy a unique position within projects. Multi-skilled, inventive, constantly learning, they manage our unique equipment throughout its lifecycle. From large scale procurement and customer focused projects to hands on maintenance, the variety of experiences here is unlike any other company. 

You may find yourself working with cranes that unload ocean-going iron ore to intricate hydraulic systems in our rolling mills. Whatever your interest, there will be the scope to develop here. 

You must have at least a 2:1 Degree in Mechanical Engineering. 

In an ideal world, you’ll already have some relevant work experience too, perhaps gained through an internship or through paid or voluntary work. 

Driven, passionate and tenacious, your strong sense of personal accountability is bolstered by your eye for the bigger picture. Outstanding problem-solving skills and the ability to inspire trust and build engagement are also essential. 

As part of a global organisation, it’s vital that you understand and engage with our culture. 


The Graduate Programme 

There are few organisations who can offer the scale, complexity and diversity of career opportunities that you will find at Tata Steel. Throughout the programme you will gain experience of a wealth of systems, operations, methods and tools.  

You will be supported by experienced professionals with excellent on the job training. You will be in charge of your graduate development whilst having access to different training opportunities both to develop your soft skills and your technical skills.  

You can expect to be challenged every day, but you’ll have the opportunity to work alongside professional experts who can help you achieve and exceed your own ambitions. Be part of our team and make the difference together. 

Tata Steel offers a development programme, with a 70-20-10 model of learning and the opportunity to achieve your first appointment from the 12-month mark, dependent on your progress. 

During that first 12 months, we will give you real projects to deliver, along with formal training to help you develop your programme skills, influence people and manage effectively. During this time, you will have opportunities to work collaboratively with various departments to discover the best solutions whilst ensuring solutions proposed align with business strategic goals. 


The Offering

As well as your starting salary of £28,500 you will also be eligible for a wide variety of benefits including: 

  • One of the UK’s leading defined contribution pension schemes 
  • Welcome bonus 
  • 35 days’ holiday 
  • Private medical insurance 
  • Graduate loan 
  • 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. 

Tata Steel in the UK is committed to our ambition of reducing energy consumption and to becoming a carbon neutral steelmaker by 2045, to find out more about our journey click here

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