Engineering Internship 12mth FTC

Location: Howden, Yorkshire

Hours: 37.5

Contract Type: Fixed Term

Closing Date: 04 December 2020

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Engineering Internship 12mth FTC

Fantastic Internship Opportunity

Engineering Intern - Mechanical/Manufacturing 

Howdens Joinery is an innovative and exciting business with cutting edge products and an exceptionally talented staff community. Established in 1995, Howdens has evolved into a company with a turnover of over £1.4bn, employing over 10,000 staff in over 700 locations across the country. Via the depots and local builders, Howdens supply over 400,000 inspirational kitchens each year to homes in the UK. 

Within the engineering function we have an exciting and significant project portfolio of capital expenditure from building new factories to developing cutting edge technology to deliver guaranteed service to our manufacturing business.

Our mission

To supply from local stock nationwide the small builder's ever changing, routine, integrated kitchen and joinery requirements, assuring best local price, no-call-back quality and confidential trade terms

It’s simple - we passionately strive to meet this mission every day and it is at the heart of everything we do.

What we offer

We believe that having the right people in our business is critical to our continued success and will help secure our future, this is why we have invested in the development of a 12 month Intern Programme across various functions of Howdens. 

Exposure will be real, allowing you to make a difference – we are a lean business and you will be given real accountability. You have clear responsibilities of your own and will be involved in various projects. In addition to the fantastic experiential learning environment, we will invest in your personal development; your highly experienced colleagues will provide technical mentoring and support and there will be the opportunity to understand where you can fit in our business once you have Graduated.

The role will be based at our Howden Manufacturing site near Goole, East Riding of Yorkshire. We offer a competitive salary with excellent benefits including bonus and a free canteen.

How do you measure up?

  • You are working toward at least a 2.1 degree classification in mechanical/manufacturing engineering
  • Determination to succeed
  • Excellent communication and relationship skills
  • Strong values at your core
  • Leadership skills
  • Act as a problem solver working with manufacturing
  • Passionate about engineering both technically and practically 
  • Good planning and organisational skills
  • Ability to work in a team and develop expert technical skills

Howdens Joinery is a highly successful FTSE 250 business, with more than 700 depots nationwide, more than 10,000 staff and last year our sales reached circa £1.6 billion.  Despite our scale, Howdens remains a local business with traditional values. 

We have a very competitive salary and benefits package including 24 days holiday, annual company bonus and a contributory pension. There is onsite car parking, exceptional social events and a friendly and supportive working environment.  As well as the opportunity to develop within a high-profile FTSE 250 company, you will be part of a rewarding organisation recognised for excellence in the workplace in the Sunday Times Best Companies to Work For



Closing date – Friday 4th December 2020

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