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GKN Aerospace is the original aerospace innovator. For decades, GKN Aerospace technologies have inspired and industrialized the aerospace industry, combining engineering excellence and technology leadership.
Today we are truly global, with 17,000 employees in 48 manufacturing locations in 14 countries around the world. All major aircraft and engine manufacturers rely on our advanced technologies. By working closely together with universities, knowledge institutes, suppliers and customers, we lead the industry in developing new technology to improve aircraft efficiency: lowering aircraft cost, weight and emissions.
The Engine Systems centre of excellence in Trollhättan, Sweden, is our largest single manufacturing facility with approximately 2000 employees.
We develop and manufacture components for aerocraft, gas turbines and rocket engines with high technology content in cooperation with world`s leading producers.
The young graduate program at GKN Aerospace in Trollhättan aims to give new, young employees a holistic view of the company and excellent opportunities for professional and personal development. The program started at the company in 1986 and is well established With us you get the chance to work in the aerospace industry’s cutting edge, with breakthrough technologies on an international market. You are given the opportunity to progress within a company large enough to have impact on the industry, but small enough for you as an individual to be noticed and make a difference.
The program runs for 24 months. The first twelve months are carried out at our factory in Trollhättan and is followed by a period abroad. We therefore require that all applicants have the opportunity to travel during the program and work abroad for six months.
As a young graduate at GKN Aerospace in Trollhättan we want you to be interested in working with manufacturing engineering, product development, purchasing, logistics and quality, and have the goal to take on a leadership role in the future.
Qualifications / Experience / Skills
• Recently graduated MSc / Masters in Mechanical Engineering, Engineering Physics, Industrial Engineering or equivalent
• High level of interpersonal skills and leadership experience in some form
• Fluent in English and Swedish, both spoken and written
• Large curiosity and appetite for learning new things
We also seek participants with very good social skills so that participants can fully benefit from the educational opportunities, networking and department practice.
Selection for the program will take place in March.
The program starts in September 2021.
For further information about the program, please contact our young graduate coordinator Magnus Hallberg at +46 520 29 2640
Diversity Inclusion and Belonging (DIB)
As a global engineering company, innovation is what differentiates us from our competitors and is central to our success. A balance of cultures, ethnicities and genders help bring new ideas and creativity to GKN. We need people of different backgrounds, with different skills and perspectives to spark originality, imagination and creativeness in our teams around the world.
GKN is an equal opportunity employer.
We treat all our employees and applicants fairly and are committed to ensuring that there is no discrimination or harassment against any employee or qualified applicant on the grounds of age, race, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, marital status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, nationality, sex, or veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.