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12-Month Placement in Manufacturing at Ford Motor Company

We are looking for talented individuals to undertake a 12-month paid work placement as part of our business placement program to work in Dagenham Engine Plant starting September 2018. 

About the role: 

The Ford Dagenham Engineering team is based across two manufacturing facilities working with truly global customers, so you will find yourself working with engineers in a number of internal organisations across the world, but primarily throughout Europe. The work is challenging, interesting and varied with specific objectives and measurable outcomes that will be seen during the placement period. 

The objective of our Manufacturing Internship program is to enable you to gain exposure to a diverse mix of the work we do, and so broaden your knowledge and skills as widely as possible. This is your chance to experience working with a large professional Engineering community for one of the country’s leading automotive companies, building award winning engines, in world class facilities. The result will be you having an excellent grounding within Manufacturing Engineering to enable your future career to flourish.

You can expect that your placement will be in one of the following areas:

  • Production Engineering
  • Manufacturing Engineering
  • Tooling Engineering
  • Plant Engineering
  • Productivity Engineering
  • Material Handling Engineering

However, this list is not exhaustive with many other opportunities within Powertrain Operations Engineering.

You will need to be able to demonstrate: 

  • knowledge and passion about our business and our customers
  • a drive for continuous improvement
  • ability to build strong relationships and be a team player
  • excellent communication skills
  • a can do, find a way, attitude
  • a positive approach and ability to inspire others
  • experience of delivering high quality work to deadlines
  • creativity, initiative, diplomacy, self-motivation and self confidence

Your placement within Powertrain Operations Engineering will enhance your understanding of how a successful global corporation works. You will gain insight into your chosen discipline and develop both personal and professional skills that will be of benefit to you in your future career. You will be using cutting edge technology for communication and engineering as part of your daily business as well as understanding how Ford utilises its diverse global team to enhance its business. 

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