• Graduate Project Engineer

    Job Locations UK-Gloucestershire-Woodchester
    Job Reference
    No. of Openings
    No. of Openings Remaining
    Manufacturing Services Division
    Job Type
    Permanent Full-Time
  • Overview

    Renishaw is seeking to recruit a Graduate Project Engineer. This is an exciting opportunity for a recent engineering or physics graduate, responsible for the delivery of innovative, efficient, and capable process engineering projects within a high variety, high complexity, and challenging precision optical / electro-mechanical assembly environment.



    • Project planning and milestone management, controlling timescales, resource allocation, and budget
    • Capital investment proposals and supplier liaison
    • Process development projects to address process robustness, product cost reduction, cost of quality reduction, process control enhancement, efficiency improvement and process modelling, waste reduction, and process deskilling
    • The justification, specification and implementation of new process equipment based on fact based process performance metrics
    • Continuous improvement activities supporting the engineering teams who support production
    • Analysis of process performance data for validation and performance verification
    • Introduction of assembly processes and product interaction equipment (including automation)
    • Frequent interaction with the product divisions and the support services within the manufacturing services division
    • Potential for overseas travel (acceptance trials, demonstrations etc.)

    Key requirements

    •  The minimum of a degree level of education (2:1 or above) in a relevant technical discipline (manufacturing, mechanical engineering, or physics)
    • Strong communication, presentation, and negotiation skills
    • A high level of PC literacy.

    Desirable requirements

    • Success in the management and delivery of technically challenging activities
    • Successful application of structured problem solving and statistical analysis techniques
    • Awareness of lean manufacturing tools and techniques and an understanding of production metrics (productivity, efficiency, waste)
    • Mechanical design awareness using 3D modelling packages
    • Understanding of metrology, measurement techniques and calibration.

    Opportunities for career development and training

    • The opportunity to progress through the grade structure based on performance and increasing skills & knowledge
    • A graduate placement opportunity within a process engineering discipline, supporting one of Renishaw’s innovative products 

    Person specification

    • Happy to work on team based activities as well as demonstrate autonomy
    • Good activity priority management
    • Ability to spot potential areas for improvement irrelevant of current tasks
    • Hands on practical ability
    • Maintain a positive can-do attitude under pressure
    • Ability to multi-task and thrive in a challenging environment
    • Strong communication, presentation, and negotiation skills



    When you join Renishaw, we're committing to your future career. That's because we believe in developing our people's skills and promoting them internally. We also offer a benefits package that's highly desirable, including a 9% non-contributory pension, discretionary annual bonus and pay reviews, subsidised onsite restaurant, free parking and sports and leisure societies. Of course, we appreciate there’s more to work than the office, so we also offer 25 days holiday, Life Assurance, Permanent Health Insurance scheme subject to application and BUPA Renishaw Health Trust.




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