Spirax-Sarco Engineering plc is a multi-national industrial engineering group that has its headquarters in Cheltenham, UK. The Group comprises two world-leading businesses: Spirax Sarco for steam and electrical thermal energy solutions and Watson-Marlow for niche peristaltic pumps and associated fluid path technologies. 

With 110 operating units in 44 countries, and sales offices in a further 14 countries, we are an organisation with a global reach.  

On the Spirax-Sarco Engineering plc graduate program, you have the chance to work for both or either of these world leading companies. Alongside this, you have the chance to take part in multiple charitable activities, such as becoming a STEM ambassador, working alongside the Young Enterprise Charity, running the Science Festival Stand or perhaps you are more interested in gender diversity and wish to work on the Women in Engineering Project.   

The programme consists of four 6 month placements tailored to your interest in a variety of areas around the business such as: 

    • Product Research or Development

    • Manufacturing/Production

    • Product/Project Sales

    • IT or business development including marketing and other functions  

For one of the 6 month placements, you will have the choice of being stationed at one of our international 106 operating companies. 

Company benefits include: 

  • Competitive salary

  • 25 days holiday

  • Pension scheme (up to 10% employer contribution)

  • Life assurance

  • Subsidised restaurants

  • Training and development

  • Bonus scheme

  • Welcome Payment 


The Spirax Sarco Global Headquarters is based in Cheltenham, Gloucestershire. http://www.spiraxsarco.com/global/uk/Pages/home.aspx 

Watson Marlow fluid Technology Group is based in Falmouth, Cornwall.


As a group, we also operate across 44 countries with 18 manufacturing sites across 4 continents.


We welcome applicants from all technical disciplines, and in line with our business, having a particular focus on engineering related degrees. For example:

  • Any Engineering Discipline

  • Engineering with Business/Finance

  • Sciences

  • Mathematics

  • Computer Science/Cyber Security/IT related.

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Employer Facts

Grad Positions:


Employer overall size:

Over 5,300 employees worldwide.


Cheltenham Gloucestershire. The graduate placement offers the opportunity to have a 6 month placement abroad.


Recruitment Team
44 (0) 1242 521361
Spirax-Sarco Engineering PLC, Charlton House, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL53 8ER, UK