Apply for GKN’s Graduate Program

Apply for GKN’s Graduate Program

The period of application for the Graduate Program 2020/2022 open in the beginning of December, so keep a look out!


GKN Aerospace Global Graduate Programme

The sky is no longer the limit.

Here at GKN, w take pride in making things fly. Material composites, Industry 4.0, additive manufacturing—we push the limits of today’s technologies to ensure the safety of tomorrow’s travels. A community of inspired leaders, technicians, and engineers—GKN is committed to remaining at the forefront of the ever-changing aerospace industry.

Are you ready to take you career to new heights?

If so, then GKN Aerospace is the company for you!

The GKN Aerospace Global Graduate Programme celebrates over 30 years of success where Graduates learn and acquire the skills they need to fill key leadership roles within GKN. The programme aims to give recent graduates a challenging, international opportunity to develop skills at the forefront of the aerospace industry. As a Graduate, you will be immersed in roles that provide first-hand experience in areas such as product and production development, manufacturing technology, quality engineering, and logistics to name a few. Today’s Graduates are our future leaders, and so we strive to provide them with the best training in order for them to develop and realize their true potential at GKN.

We are looking for recent graduates with

  • a Master’s Degree in Engineering or Business Administration
  • leadership experience
  • inter-personal skills and an innovative mindset
  • cross-cultural experience and the ability to adapt to new, international environments
  • full proficiency in English and Swedish, both in speech and in writing

GKN Aerospace

GKN Aerospace is one of the world’s leading independent suppliers to the aerospace industry. We employ over 17,000 highly skilled individuals at more than 50 locations worldwide.

The aerospace industry connects people to the world by making travel quicker and more accessible. As a supplier to more than 99% of the world’s civil aircraft, GKN Aerospace is committed to remaining at the forefront of technology, environmental health, and safety. We are constantly looking for curious, skilled individuals who are inspired to make a difference and push the limits of technological development.

GKN Aerospace Engine Systems

GKN Aerospace Engine Systems is a part of GKN Aerospace that specializes in the development and manufacture of advanced engine components for the civil and military aircraft and aerospace rocket industries. As an independent supplier located in Trollhättan—just north of Gothenburg—we collaborate with several of the world’s leading aerospace companies to meet future demands. Our products are featured on such aircraft as the Airbus A320, JAS 39 Gripen, and F-35 JSF to name a few.

Graduate Programme Arrangement

The GKN Aerospace Global Graduate Programme consists of 3 separate rotation periods lasting 27 months in total. The first rotation is a 12 month period spent in Trollhättan and is divided into 4 internships throughout the company. The first internship is performed at the Graduate’s assigned home department (engineering, logistics, etc.) with the remaining internships determined through individualized development plans. The second rotation is a 9 month period spent at an international location in a department of the Graduate’s choosing. The third and final rotation is an optional 6 month period with the internship and location determined by Graduate input and company needs. In between rotations, the Graduate will have the chance to participate in professional development workshops with other GKN Aerospace Graduates from around the globe. The programme also encourages study visits and meetings with leaders and colleagues of other aerospace companies across Europe in order to create unique, professional networks.

Although highly mobile, Graduates are permanently employed (full-time with benefits) from their first day.

Start date: 2 september 2019

If you are ready to take the next step in your professional career and enjoy an exciting, international role: Apply to the GKN Aerospace Global Graduate Programme today!

For further information and questions, please contact:
Magnus Hallberg tel: +46 520 29 26 40
Or email us graduates at:

Do you have what it takes to fly with us?