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Undergraduate Programme - Laboratory Materials

Date Posted: 20-Nov-2021

Location: Crewe, GB

Company: Bentley Motors Ltd

Programme Duration: 1 Year
Starting Salary: £18,086+ (plus company benefits)
Advert Posting End Date: 28th November 2021
Undergraduate Start Date: 22nd August 2022

 

Bentley’s legendary history needs no retelling – we’ve been creating extraordinary customer journeys for more than a century. But what will Bentley’s future look like? And could you play a part in shaping it? A transformation is happening, evolution in real time, as we undertake our own extraordinary journey towards becoming a sustainable technology and mobility solutions business. This bold vision can’t happen without bright, fresh minds, innovators and disruptors, challengers of preconceptions. Could that be you? We seek motivated and digital-savvy individuals to join us on our journey, to help envision and shape Bentley’s future. If you are interested in building your career as a Laboratory Undergraduate within an extraordinary company, this could be your moment. The perfect chance to make a difference.

 

EXTRAORDINARY UNDERGRADUATE PROGRAMME

The Bentley Undergraduate Programme will drive your personal and professional development to new heights. Working closely with technical experts, a community of peers and other trainees, you will spend your year focusing on projects and tasks aligned to your home department’s objectives. At Bentley, we ensure everybody feels connected to our amazing products and services - and as an integral part of the team your input will be valued alongside every colleague.

 

Additionally, you will spend time developing your behaviours and project management skills through collaborative work with our community of trainees. Undergraduates at Bentley work with apprentices, graduates and interns to deliver community and sustainability projects.

 

EXTRAORDINARY TEAM

The Laboratory is responsible for ensuring the quality of all materials and fluids used within the manufacture of the Bentley Product. The undergraduate working within this team will develop their knowledge of materials while supporting the testing of components, analysis of material failures and liaising with departments and suppliers.

 

EXTRAORDINARY PEOPLE

We believe that every candidate can make a difference. The difference about working at Bentley is all about questions – not the questions we ask you but the questions you ask us. What kind of future do we want to build? If we can open our minds to new ideas we can create extraordinary journeys, not only for our customers, but also for ourselves.

To apply for this Undergraduate Programme you must be on course to achieve a minimum of a 2:1 degree in a relevant subject area such as Chemistry, Materials, Polymers or Metals. Alongside a pass in Maths and English at GCSE Level.

 

A successful candidate will:

  • Have experience of materials concepts and experiments with materials
  • Be a team player, with a keen sense of their own responsibility to the team, the business and themselves
  • Demonstrate knowledge of materials and materials concept
  • Be adaptable, quick-thinking and with an appetite for problem-solving
  • Be pro-active in pushing new ideas and solutions forward
  • Have excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Be excited to take ownership of and deliver projects
  • Embrace the challenge of influencing stakeholders, both internal and external
  • Be confident yet open-minded – willing to listen and learn from every Colleague

 

EXTRAORDINARY BENEFITS

Our aim is to create extraordinary Colleague journeys to support and recognise your valued contribution. The equally high value we place on every individual is underpinned by our culture of diversity and inclusion, which fosters a collaborative environment where everyone is encouraged to be themselves and empowered to be the best they can be.

 

Your dedication and commitment will be rewarded with a package of benefits including:

  • Flexible working
  • Guidance and support from a sponsoring manager who is an expert in their field
  • Access to a network of Bentley Undergraduates and specialists to share ideas and support with
  • 35 days’ holiday inclusive of bank holidays
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Subsidised catering facilities including an onsite Starbucks and Costa Coffee
  • Discounted onsite gym facilities

 

Location: Crewe, Cheshire / hybrid working

Our trainee programmes are in high demand, so if you’re interested in joining us at Bentley Motors, to be part of our extraordinary journey, click the Apply button to get your application started!

 

Please note:

  • Applications may close before closing date if a suitable candidate has been found.
  • We want you to be confident in the path that you choose, therefore, please only apply for one undergraduate role.

 

For more info about the Bentley brand and our Bentley behaviors, visit our Careers Website.