IMI Graduate Programme 2017

Salary: Competitive
Location: International (Europe), India, United States, China, Birmingham
Start date: Sep-2017
Sectors: Engineering, Manufacturing and Production, Science & Technology

Engineer your career. Take control with IMI.

About IMI

With a history of innovation spanning 150 years, today we’re a member of the FTSE 250 with operations in over 20 countries. We count some of the world’s biggest businesses as our customers and we engineer solutions for them that control the precise movement of fluids. You'll find them inside everything from the machine that makes your morning coffee, to power plants and oil rigs.

Because what we do is so vital, our company is growing fast - which means that if you've got the ambition, we've got the opportunity.

Our divisions

Our Precision Engineering division specialises in the design and manufacture of pneumatic and other flow control technologies for applications where precision, speed and reliability are essential in the life sciences, energy, food and beverage, rail and automotive sectors. While our Critical Engineering division is a world–leading provider of flow control solutions that enable vital energy and process industries to operate safely, cleanly, reliably and more efficiently. And our Hydronic Engineering division engineers innovative solutions to optimise indoor climate comfort and energy efficiency of waterborne heating & cooling systems.

Precision, Critical and Hydronic Engineering programmes

Our two-year Graduate Programme in the Precision, Critical and Hydronic Engineering divisions of our business offers a uniquely diverse experience. You’ll undertake different rotations, getting exposure to a range of exciting projects and locations around the world. You’ll work on live projects, take on real responsibility and experience the product lifecycle end-to-end. All of which will help you build your long-term engineering career with us.

Your journey with IMI will typically start and end in your home country, but you’ll also get to experience at least one six-month placement outside the country. During your time on the programme we’ll offer you a wide range of demanding but rewarding experiences. In short, we’ll equip you to make an impact – then we’ll give you the opportunity to follow it through and take it further.

The countries where our programmes currently run are: China, India, USA, UK, Switzerland, Czech Republic, Italy, Germany, Sweden and Poland.

What we’re looking for:

  1. Final year student/ recent graduates applying to the Hydronic or Precision Engineering programme must have a good Mechanical, Fluid Dynamic, Manufacturing, Industrial, Mechatronic or Electrical engineering bachelor’s or master’s degree.
  2. Final year students / recent graduates applying to the Critical Engineering programme must have a good Mechanical, Fluid Dynamic, Manufacturing or Industrial engineering bachelor’s or master’s degree.
  3. A demonstrable passion for engineering innovation and a résumé that demonstrates your previous work experience: it could be paid (such as a placement or internship) or voluntary (extra-curricular activity or volunteering/charity work)
  4. Keen to build a career on the international stage – you’ll undertake at least one international placement
  5. Excellent written and spoken English – the application form and interview will be conducted in English
  6. The right to work in the country you’re applying to
  7. Fluent in the language of the country you’re applying for

What we offer

All 30 of the graduates we recruit from around the world will start their journey together at IMI’s global headquarters in the UK. Together, you’ll learn what it takes to succeed within IMI and we’ll help you to understand our business strategy and the goals that are driving our growth.

At your induction, you’ll be connected with a mentor from within your division who’ll support and coach you throughout the two-year programme. Our graduate development team will guide you on career development and relocation as well as working with the local HR team and Placement Manager to make sure you hit the ground running with every new placement.

On top of this we offer a competitive salary and benefits package and international experience that will set you up for a great long-term career with us.

If you can imagine a better world, then you can engineer it with us.

Apply here