All of the below information comes directly from job reviews written by Morgan Advanced Materials employees based on 71 reviews.
 
 
Responsibility:
3.9/5
 
Work Life Balance:
3.4/5
 
Environmental Awareness:
3.9/5
 
Compensation & Benefits:
2.9/5
 
Company Culture:
3.6/5
 
Career Progression:
3.6/5
 
Colleagues:
3.9/5
 
Training:
4.3/5
 
Enjoyment:
3.9/5
 
Overall Rating:
3.7/5
 

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Application Advice:

Do not only focus on professional experiences and competencies but include soft skills and development areas as well.

Interview Advice:

Be honest and be very flexible with possible opportunities.

Production Supervisor, Production at Morgan Advanced Materials
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Application Advice:

- Be honest throughout the process. There is no point in stretching the truth/exaggerating then finding it's not the right job if you are hired
- Tackle group tasks carefully. You want to be active and contribute, but not overbearing and too full-on

Interview Advice:

- Think of examples of difficult situations you have faced and dealt with at university/internships/jobs. These are really useful when answering questions as examples to back up what you are saying
- Make sure you have done your research on the company, why you want to work there and why they should hire you

Graduate Engineer, at Morgan Advanced Materials
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Application Advice:

Ask about culture.

Interview Advice:

Be quick and open about questions.

Process Engineer, Engineering at Morgan Advanced Materials
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Interview Advice:

Be yourself, not only are technical skills are great but emotional intelligence is equally if not more important. Be aware of your strengths and weaknesses and don't be afraid to be open about them.

Technology and Process Development Engineer, Process Engineering at Morgan Advanced Materials
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Application Advice:

Read through the company website and have some understanding of what the company does and what kind of person they are looking for.

Interview Advice:

The company is looking for people not robots. The two key things are to appear relaxed and interested in learning. The way you think and the way you go about things is much more important than your prior knowledge. Ask questions and look interested.

Materials Scientist, Centre of Excellence at Morgan Advanced Materials
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Application Advice:

- Use the STAR technique when answering situational questions
- Ensure you talk about what your responsibilities/achievements were and how they contributed to the team's success
- Research the company

Interview Advice:

- Research the company and locations
- Have a vague idea about where you would like to work and what roles
- In the team exercise ensure that everyone is involved- if someone is being particularly quiet ask them a question to draw their ideas out

Graduate Engineer, at Morgan Advanced Materials
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Application Advice:

Apply as soon as possible

Interview Advice:

Carry out background research of the company
Practice competency based questions and have various examples to draw from
Ask lots of questions to get a better understanding of the company

Process Engineer, Technical at Morgan Advanced Materials
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Application Advice:

Any previous experience working with ceramics is very valuable but it is not a must.

Also, you have to show that you have a strong statistical background.

Interview Advice:

Be prepared to be asked about basic statistical terms. You have to show that you are capable of analyzing information.

Process Engineer, Engineering at Morgan Advanced Materials
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Application Advice:

Don't worry too much about the online quiz you are required to take, just try your best

Process Engineer, Engineering at Morgan Advanced Materials
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Interview Advice:

Be honest and very open.

Production Supervisor, Production at Morgan Advanced Materials
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Application Advice:

Understand our company values and culture, ask yourself if your personality and motivation are a match to who we are. If so, tailor your application to reflect this.

Interview Advice:

Be yourself, speak about your passions, know what you want and how you want to contribute to the group.

Applications Engineer, Engineering Services at Morgan Advanced Materials
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Application Advice:

The application is a pretty standard template for grad applications. If you're familiar with the format that helps. Make sure to highlight key basic skills like organisation, decision making, communication etc.

Interview Advice:

Don't try and be the loudest/most forceful person in the room during group exercises (there will be several), ultimately interviewers will just see you as abrasive. You may end up working for who is interviewing you (my boss interviewed me) so you should come across as someone who would be good to work with. You do need to show participation and contribution however, so be active in group exercises.
For interviews, explain your reasoning and thought process where possible. For technical problem solving exercises, don't worry so much about being right as long as you can show logical reasoning. Avoid giving very short answers unless it's obvious you should do so. Think about the kind of questions you might get asked based on your CV/application so you have a good answer ready. It's also good if you can refer back to points on your CV as it shows you know it well.

Graduate, at Morgan Advanced Materials
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Application Advice:

The case study interview conducted by the company is one of a kind where they judge you by your inherent leadership skills and your ability to enhance ideas generated by your team. It is a unique experience to be a part of and carries a lot of weight in your final selection.

Interview Advice:

Make the interview revolve around your ideas of interest and how you would use these ideas to further the interests of the company. The interviewers are very interested to know your strengths and their application on the business front.

Application Engineer, Marketing at Morgan Advanced Materials
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Application Advice:

Be detailed, relevant

Interview Advice:

Dress smart
Posture
Show enthusiasm/ motivation/ drive
Loud and clear when speaking
Engineering knowledge
Background knowledge of the company
What you offer to the company
Why you want this role
Be confident
Enjoy and learn from the experience

Process Engineer, Thermal ceramics at Morgan Advanced Materials
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Application Advice:

- Answer in a STAR method - situation, task, action, result as it helps clarify what you are trying to answer.
- Don't answer questions straight away, think about the answer before giving it to ensure you answer the question
- Be open minded with regards to location

Interview Advice:

- Ensure to work as a team during the tasks, they are looking for leadership potential and work methods so keep calm under the pressure.
- Prepare questions for senior leaders in the business for breaks and lunch

Engineering at Morgan Advanced Materials
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Application Advice:

Apply early for our Graduate and Undergraduate programmes, Morgan runs a rolling campaign so once all of the places are filled, the recruitment cycle closes.

Interview Advice:

Be positive, focus on your strengths but be aware of your development areas too.

Morgan Advanced Materials
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Application Advice:

- Make sure you know the company and its history. Morgan has a varied product portfolio which is advisable to research.
- Don't answer questions the way you think they should be answered. This will actually make your interview harder! The tests are designed to showcase your strengths and weaknesses - be honest and answer questions quickly based on your 'gut'.

Interview Advice:

- You will need to prepare a self-presentation telling us about you, both in and out of work, and who inspires you. Try to show your personality and don't pick clichéd examples!
- Try to relax and be yourself.
- There are group exercises too, so be aware of your emotional intelligence and ability to both lead and be a valuable member of a team.

Manfacturing Engineer, Engineering at Morgan Advanced Materials
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Application Advice:

Have a look at the available online resources to have an understanding of both the company (what products they manufacture, what kind of applications etc) and the Graduate Program (how it works, what it entails) and whether it could suit you or not

Interview Advice:

Be informed about the company. Don't show off, just be yourself and show you know which are your strengths and you weaknesses. Explain why you are applying and what you would expect from the Graduate Program in terms of your development.

Graduate Production Engineer, Quality at Morgan Advanced Materials
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Application Advice:

Use past experiences to exhibit good leadership behaviours and soft skills. It does not have to be an experience directly related to this programme, but it's about what you gained or learnt from that specific experience.

Interview Advice:

Be yourself, this is not only a chance for the company to see if you are a good fit but also a chance for you to check if the company is a good fit for you. Be aware of strengths and weakness, and be ready to acknowledge them.

Project Engineer, Manufacturing at Morgan Advanced Materials
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Application Advice:

Be honest and understand the company and role before you apply. Picture how you could fit within the business and what skills you have that can impact the business. The application process is standard and involves assessment centres. Teamwork, working under pressure and communication skills are vital. But, knowing about the company, its divisions, products and industries as well as strategy and core values will give you a massive boost.

Interview Advice:

I had an individual interview alongside a group exercise to assess my communication and team work skills. There was also a short 20 minute presentation on a random engineering topic that was given to us on the day.

Technical Sales Engineer, Automotive Europe at Morgan Advanced Materials
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Application Advice:

Your softer skills are equally as important as your technical training.

Lean Coordinator, Continuous Improvement at Morgan Advanced Materials
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Application Advice:

Ensure your CV and application forms detail what you are able to deliver. Be authentic and consistent all the way through.

Interview Advice:

Be yourself. Do not try to be someone you are not.

Prepare for the assessment centre well in advance, should you get to that stage.

Do your research on the company.

Production Engineer, Engineering at Morgan Advanced Materials
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Application Advice:

Don't forget to show off your leadership skills as well as your technical capability.

Interview Advice:

Competency based questions.

Senior HR Advisor, HR at Morgan Advanced Materials
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Application Advice:

Keep an open mind as to what you want to do and where you see yourself working in the future. Any opportunity is a good opportunity to try something new and get out of your comfort zone.

Interview Advice:

When asked questions ensure you have specific answers and answer in the STAR format (situation, task, action, result) as it really helps to explain what you are trying to display. Be an active but not dominating role in group projects/tasks.

QEHS Coordinator, QEHS at Morgan Advanced Materials
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Application Advice:

To keep an open mind about job opportunities, as stepping outside of your comfort zone means you can learn a lot and progress through your chosen path more easily.

Interview Advice:

To relax, be yourself and to ensure you answer all questions as fully as possible and ensure you illustrate your ability to work well within a team.

Technology Analyst, Centre of Excellence (Research and Development) at Morgan Advanced Materials
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Application Advice:

Research the business - we have a long history of innovation, change and engineering expertise in areas most would overlook. As a business, we do not make large parts or complete 'products' but all of our components are essential to the workings of the modern world.
Illustrate why you want the job clearly - why do you want to be a leader? What are your career aims? You need to consider this carefully before you apply.
The Graduate programme is 2.5 years long, in which you will have a minimum of two placements lasting 6-12 months. If you want to stay in one location then this isn't the job for you! Opportunities are global though considerations can be made if you wanted to remain within Europe only for example.

Interview Advice:

Be prepared to show examples of leadership - don't worry if you haven't managed people before. Leadership could be in a variety of everyday challenges be it taking part in a sports team, helping others in a difficult situation or working on a project!
Be yourself - you will be taking a psychometric test as part of the application, and your interview will be based on the outcome of this. Be honest and stay true to yourself - the interviewers will know if you're not!
Look smart - it's an obvious point but one that many forget! Iron your shirt, wear a tie, get your suit dry-cleaned etc. We understand that people often have to travel for interviews, but this is not an excuse to be scruffy!
Be prepared - the day will include multiple challenges both individually and as a team; make sure you are prepared for presentations, 1:1 sessions, group tasks, etc.

Manufacturing Engineer, Manufacturing – volume at Morgan Advanced Materials
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Application Advice:

Draw on previous experiences of part-time jobs, extra curricular involvements at University, and placements to exhibit leadership skills that allow you to stand out from the rest. It is important to not only know about the technical aspects of the business and its products but also show the potential of being a leader in the near future.

Interview Advice:

Be honest and show your genuine interest in the company's business and also the Graduate Leadership Programme as it has aspects that not many other programmes out there do.

Continuous Improvement Engineer, at Morgan Advanced Materials
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Application Advice:

Make sure you have basic knowledge of the Company before applying. Be honest throughout the application with regards to your skills/experience.

Interview Advice:

Have in mind that it is a leadership programme. It is not just about the knowledge you've gained from your degree, but about showcasing your leadership skills and how you apply this knowledge when you are in a working environment. Have examples of different situations (e.g. when you've faced challenges in university projects/previous employment etc) and how you have learned from them

LEAN Process Engineer, at Morgan Advanced Materials
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Application Advice:

Give an honest representation of you, highlighting both strengths and weaknesses.

Interview Advice:

Be yourself and be prepared to demonstrate your skills with relevant examples.

CI Engineer, Continuous Engineer at Morgan Advanced Materials
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Application Advice:

It is not all about what you know now, it is your capacity to learn and adapt that will be beneficial to your application. Problem solving skills are the best skills to show.

Alphawool Production Lead, Thermal Ceramics at Morgan Advanced Materials
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Application Advice:

Do your homework on the company's products and try to understand a little about our chosen market sectors. Try to also think how you can make improvements to things and how you could fit in the Business as a young, highly educated individual in an ever changing field.

Interview Advice:

Individual interviews - come with good examples of how you can demonstrate the skills we need (check the grad job description).

Group assessment centres - dominate but don't dominate the Group exercises. Be a leader, but also demonstrate you can follow.

Team Leader Metallization, Production at Morgan Advanced Materials
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Application Advice:

It's an obvious statement, but make sure you know the company! Morgan isn't a household name, but the company's products are everywhere and span across a large number of markets/sectors. Make sure you know about the history of the company, as well as the engineering and material solutions that Morgan offer.

Demonstrate your strengths and sell yourself. Don't be arrogant, but ensure that your achievements are set out for all to see (as long as they are relevant)!

Ensure you know what you want from your career. Do you want to be a leader of the company, or do you want to become a technical expert? There are several questions you should ask yourself prior to applying for the grad schemes at Morgan: What are my skill sets? Do I want to lead others and if so, in what way? Am I wanting a technical position or something different?

Interview Advice:

Be prepared! You're going to be challenged and questioned heavily during the assesment centres and interviews!

Ensure you have some good examples in your mind of when you have excelled in a leadership/team role and what you have learnt from this. This even stretches back to before university education in terms of academic decisions and of course, going though your CV with a fine tooth comb!

First impressions go a long way - dress smart, be polite and consider emotional intelligence...if you don't know what this is, do some studying.

Product Engineer, Engineering at Morgan Advanced Materials
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Application Advice:

Research the company well and make sure that it's a company that you want to work for. Be prepared for a challenge and make sure you have examples of leadership / team work and other useful skills in the forefront of your mind.
Morgan expects a lot from its graduates and you should expect a lot from Morgan, don't be afraid to ask questions and find out if the role is really right for you.

Interview Advice:

The interviews are not designed to catch you out, you can learn a lot about the company on the website and reading financial reports. Be relaxed and be yourself, prepare some questions for your interviewer and for the assessment centre - have a big breakfast! It's a challenging process but will really give you the opportunity to shine.
Morgan runs open days and mock assessment centres throughout the year, if you can - join one.

Sales and Marketing Manager, Sales and Marketing at Morgan Advanced Materials
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Application Advice:

1. Say the truth.

2. Selling yourself effectively is helpful, but if you overdo it, your actions will have to match what you say at the fairly lengthy assessment centre. So present yourself well, but don't say more than you need to.

Interview Advice:

1. Be yourself. You already have the knowledge and skills necessary for the job. It's the person that counts.

2. Seek advice from those who've been to assessment centres. Don't try to be someone you're not, nor should you sell skills that you barely have.

3. Be honest. If you don't know something, just say so. Don't pretend that you do. Then again, don't go there not knowing anything. Research the company, its markets and its products.

Graduate Mechanical Engineer, Product testing at Morgan Advanced Materials
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Application Advice:

Spend some time on your CV, read the application form and answer questions truthfully.

Interview Advice:

Research the company, the role and the programme. Be confident, positive and clear on your ambitions/ aspirations.

Graduate Programme Advisor, at Morgan Advanced Materials
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Application Advice:

Make sure to give real life examples of how you have demonstrated your skills/personality e.g. if you have leadership skills, tell a story about how your leadership skills benefited the team in completing the task/objective.
Look at the vast array of products that Morgan manufactures and try to include any knowledge from university/job experience that you have of those products.

Interview Advice:

Be prepared to think on your feet, there are tasks in the assessment centre that have a tight time limit. The best way to handle these is to not panic and work logically and quickly through the tasks.
Interact and be friendly with the other people at the assessment centre with you.

Product Engineer, Research and Development at Morgan Advanced Materials
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Application Advice:

Be honest whilst promoting yourself and your key skills. What else do you have to offer apart from your degree? It is a leadership programme as much as a graduate one, so have some examples of leadership opportunities you may have had.

Interview Advice:

Be yourself and remember an interview is a two-way thing - you can ask questions too. Don't assume you will never see your interviewer again - Morgan folk are quite well connected!

New Business Development Manager, at Morgan Advanced Materials
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Application Advice:

Have plenty of examples for competency based questions these don't have to be work related but should show leadership qualities.

Continuous Improvement Leader, Continuous Improvement at Morgan Advanced Materials
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Application Advice:

Fill in the application form correctly and take your time on it if needed.

Interview Advice:

Research the business.
Have lots of examples of when you have shown the competencies they are looking for.
Ensure you highlight your Leadership Skills.
Try to relax and let your personality come through.

Senior HR Advisor, UK at Morgan Advanced Materials
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Application Advice:

Make sure you know the company well and be sure to show that you're a future leader. We are looking for candidates who will drive our business to success and that also means driving those around you! (Good luck!)

Interview Advice:

It's important to know about our company values as well as about yourself. You will be asked examples of when you've been a leader, make sure you've thought of some examples that really show your skill set.
Don't be too worried if you lack industry experience!

Marketing and Sales Manager, Southampton at Morgan Advanced Materials
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Interview Advice:

Prepare an 8 minute presentation on two topics : (1) commercial issue, and (2) technical issue, which you hypothetically encounter at work. How do you go about overcoming these problems?

40 minute group based task, with four other applicants, to determine what to do with a windfall at a local community centre, ending with a presentation to the stakeholders.

All tasks are supposed to stretch you and observe how you act under pressure when things might not be going well. Don't give up half way through. Soldier on.

Research Analyst, at Morgan Advanced Materials
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Application Advice:

Be yourself, and really illustrate why you are a cut above the rest. Everyone applying will have a 1st/2:1 degree; so you need to emphasise what you have done above and beyond the average person.

Interview Advice:

Stay calm, there is no hidden agenda during the interviews / assessment centre. Just be able to clearly communicate your ideas, exhibit great interpersonal and team work skills and have a diverse range of experiences to discuss; with a strong emphasis on why they are applicable to Morgan Advanced Materials.

Graduate Engineer, Thermal Engineering at Morgan Advanced Materials
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Application Advice:

Be confident in your past experiences because everything counts and highlight them where possible.

Interview Advice:

Make sure the company/interviewer is aware of what you have to offer the company and what working in the company will mean to you. Know your stuff and research the company!

Manufacturing Engineer, Engineering at Morgan Advanced Materials
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Application Advice:

Be passionate about materials. We're a materials company and have many, many products. You'll be working around them daily so having an interest really helps!

Interview Advice:

Research the company, read up on group interview techniques (i.e. assessment days). Ask questions!!

Graduate Engineer, Continuous Improvement at Morgan Advanced Materials
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Application Advice:

Get to know the company very well and reflect your strength that matches the company's need in your application form.

Interview Advice:

Be honest with all the answers that you are asked. The interview is conducted in a relaxed environment and there is enough opportunity for you to demonstrate yourself.

Production Engineer / Graduate Engineer, Technical Ceramic at Morgan Advanced Materials
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Application Advice:

Be ambitious.

Graduate Engineer, at Morgan Advanced Materials
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Application Advice:

Research the company and what it does, give examples of leadership in your experiences.

Interview Advice:

Don't be afraid to ask questions. Be yourself. Make sure you're prepared - e.g. do some practice online tests, think of scenarios you can talk about in your phone interview etc.

Cell Leader, at Morgan Advanced Materials
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Application Advice:

If you are looking to transit into a management level position, this would be the ideal job.

Interview Advice:

Be yourself. Do your research on the company, products and our values.

Graduate engineer, at Morgan Advanced Materials
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Application Advice:

Good to have a grounding in business knowledge as well as engineering

Interview Advice:

Have confidence and be able to stand out as a leader

Graduate, at Morgan Advanced Materials
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Application Advice:

It is a Leadership Programme, so give examples of being a leader on your CV (if possible). Also, the application form is pretty long - but reserve some time in a quiet room and just get it done. Coming back to it later might not happen!

Interview Advice:

The interview is a two-way conversation so find out some information for yourself as well. The assessment centre isn't as bad as you think it is, so go in with an open mind and take it as it comes - have faith in yourself. Answer honestly.

Commerical Projects Leader, Commerical Sales at Morgan Advanced Materials
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Application Advice:

Simple as with most applications be yourself and don't panic.

Interview Advice:

There are no trick questions. Dont try and answer a question with what you think we want to hear.

Quality and Compliance manager, Rugby at Morgan Advanced Materials
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Application Advice:

Be honest and focus on your attributes outside of academic achievements as much as degree classification and awards. The company want you for your personality and the way you conduct yourself, as much as they want your technical knowledge and ideas.

Interview Advice:

Stay calm, don't be afraid to ask the person to repeat the question to you (it's natural to get a little flustered from time to time and need it repeating again). Do your company research, especially markets that our products are for.

Graduate Engineer in Research and Development, Research and Development at Morgan Advanced Materials
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Application Advice:

REALLY IMPORTANT TO SHOW LEADERSHIP SKILLS AND THAT YOU CAN ADAPT TO CHANGE WELL.

Interview Advice:

NEED TO BE CONFIDENT IN OWN ABILITY AND BE ABLE TO SHOW THIS CLEARLY.

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Application Advice:

Prepare for a competency interview and have a bit of knowledge about ceramic materials.

Interview Advice:

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Engineer, at Morgan Advanced Materials
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Application Advice:

To be on the Morgan Graduate scheme you require a high level of technical competency as a minimum benchmark. In addition to this, because the sceme is designed to create the future leaders of the company, good interpersonal skills are fairly essential. You must display an ability talk confidently and coherently, present your work effectively and be able to network.

Interview Advice:

The MOST important thing at the interview is to be yourself. Although this is cliched, the interview process is quite effective in finding the most suitable candidates so if you get rejected, it is probably because you wouldn't be happy here. Equally, if you don't show everything you have to offer the process cannot get an accurate assessment of you as a person.

The Assessment centre comprises of technical questions, individual presentations and group projects. Each of these tests your interpesonal and technical skills.

Research Scientist, High Temperature Insulating Fibre at Morgan Advanced Materials
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Application Advice:

Make your self stand out by showing a willingness to learn and try new things

Interview Advice:

Know the key markets which Morgan sells into.
Do your homework on the graduate programme and the different training that is being offered.
Ask questions to show you are interested.

Graduate Project Engineer, Production at Morgan Advanced Materials
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Application Advice:

Be yourself - you don't want to have to go through your whole career pretending to be someone you are not.

Be confident - interpersonal skills are really high up on Morgan's list, and if you don't show everything you've got, you're only selling yourself short.

Be willing to learn and try new things - you might have a degree in engineering, but show you are willing to embrace the opportunity to round yourself in all areas of business before settling on where you want to end up.

Interview Advice:

As above, be yourself.

Don't be afraid to take a second to think about an answer.

Do your research on the company, nobody wants to employ someone who isn't interested in them.

Graduate Engineer, Technical at Morgan Advanced Materials
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Application Advice:

Lots of opportunities within the company, and given that they are aware of the negative points (low profile company in less desirable locations) they are willing to make attractive compensations for this through salary and international experience. This makes it a great training ground which will stand you in good stead for the future.

Interview Advice:

Job requires less about technical knowledge gained from lectures at university, than inherent leadership skills and experience. Knowledge can be gained at any time but experience is invaluable. Show a range of experiences and leadership skills and the technical knowledge will show itself through your academic qualifications.

Graduate Engineer, Leadership Programme at Morgan Advanced Materials
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Application Advice:

A mixture of relevant subjects at University, leadership and team work experience are all expected. Work hard on your CV to make it as concise as possible. Take time to prepare for phone interviews, never assume they are all the same or will be straight forward.

Interview Advice:

Be confident and sell yourself. Be prepared for teamwork exercises and don't get phased if everything doesn't go well.

Graduate Engineer, New Business Development at Morgan Advanced Materials
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Application Advice:

Make sure you know what the company does and that your are interested in the applications.

Interview Advice:

They want the right people for the right job. Be yourself. If being yourself does not get you the job then you wouldn't have enjoyed it anyway.

Graduate Engineer, at Morgan Advanced Materials
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Interview Advice:

Prepare ideas/stories/anecdotes for common interview questions beforehand, but be flexible in giving answers.

It is a good idea to have an understanding of the company's products, however a detailed level of scientific knowledge is not required for finance/business roles.

Graduate Leadership Programme, Swansea at Morgan Advanced Materials
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Application Advice:

They need to have both a technical and commercial interest.

Interview Advice:

Brush up on any financial, business strategy knowledge.

Graduate Engineer, at Morgan Advanced Materials
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Application Advice:

Make sure you know the company! Additionally don't just come along with the same old, I was a leader in coursework group at university and the project went really well. Talk about other times you've taken control. Eg. university clubs, sports teams, volunteer work etc,

Graduate Engineer, Operations at Morgan Advanced Materials
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Application Advice:

- It is a leadership programme, so use instances when you have used leadership on your CV
- don't be scared by the long application form, just keep going - and take time to consider the questions

Interview Advice:

- Be yourself
- it can be tough but try to stay calm and think you answers through
- remember the interview is a conversation

Graduate Engineer, Technical Ceramics at Morgan Advanced Materials
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Application Advice:

Read the website and practice the online tests prior to the real ones

Interview Advice:

It is a normal competency interview followed by teamwork and technical exercises. Nothing out of the blue.

Graduate Engineer, Production at Morgan Advanced Materials
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Best:

Very international but each site is fairly small. That provides a very professional international network and environment, but because of the small sites enables very early and deep involvement and fast potential career progression.
Prestigious products, markets, customers.
Impressive technologies and solutions.
Very strong support from management.
High job security.

Production Supervisor, Production at Morgan Advanced Materials
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Best:

- Global presence
- Experts in a broad range of products and processes

Worst:

- Company very divided into different divisions

Graduate Engineer, at Morgan Advanced Materials
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Best:

The interactions with leaders from all over the globe and the help and support the company provides you during the GDP.

Worst:

Some of the locations are not always close to big cities.

Technology and Process Development Engineer, Process Engineering at Morgan Advanced Materials
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Best:

- International opportunities
- FTSE 250

Worst:

- Relatively bad reputation from customers

Graduate Engineer, at Morgan Advanced Materials
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Best:

Supportive colleagues
Training
Global presence

Process Engineer, Technical at Morgan Advanced Materials
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Best:

Development opportunities.

Worst:

Lack of cross-level communication.

Process Engineer, Engineering at Morgan Advanced Materials
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Best:

Working in many different areas of the company to get a working knowledge of how the company is run

Worst:

Little guidance and support for my role as a new graduate

Process Engineer, Engineering at Morgan Advanced Materials
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Best:

Inspiring senior management, opportunity for exposure to different areas of the business, freedom to learn and study, investment in individual training programs.

Worst:

Location-specific employee culture and inability to "fit-in", an unhealthy and discouraging environment to work in.

Applications Engineer, Engineering Services at Morgan Advanced Materials
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Best:

Lots of opportunity to travel and work abroad. Good internal networking between managers. New executive board putting greater emphasis on R&D and reinvesting into the company. Lots of reorganization going on in the company so it is a good time to join.

Worst:

Parts of the company feel behind on technology and manufacturing capability and are now playing catch up with industry as a result of previously not investing in R&D and automation (improving but likely a way away).
Sites don't communicate particularly well. The only way you find out about projects/technology in other parts of the business is through word of mouth.

Graduate, at Morgan Advanced Materials
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Best:

1) Travel all over India and interact with a plethora of clients to broaden my perspective.
2) Attend leadership training at different locations all over the world under the Graduate Leadership Program.
3) The ownership and independence I work with to deliver results for my projects.

Worst:

1) A hierarchical lobby in my work-site. Though the top management is accessible, it gets difficult when some of my suggestions in spite of being worthwhile are brushed aside by immediate superiors.
2) The travel policy at my work site - the HR does not have corporate associations with hotels, airlines within India and a lot of time is wasted in booking hotels, flights on my own.

Application Engineer, Marketing at Morgan Advanced Materials
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Best:

Globally recognized brand in the sector
Friendly colleagues

Worst:

Working environment due to the nature of the raw materials

Process Engineer, Thermal ceramics at Morgan Advanced Materials
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Best:

- International company with opportunities to collaborate and work abroad
- Diverse company so can work in different sectors of the business
- Growing company
- Company is very supportive of graduate development

Worst:

- Can have bad reputation with the customers in certain sectors.
- Global structure changes regularly

Engineering at Morgan Advanced Materials
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Best:

The inspirational change journey we are on

Worst:

Some employees are reluctant to change and move forward

Morgan Advanced Materials
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Best:

- Global business & leaders in their field
- Does not shy away from technical challenges
- Good leadership and managers
- Welcomes change and progression

Worst:

- Often reluctant to spend money on new equipment
- Change takes place slowly with little information provided

Manfacturing Engineer, Engineering at Morgan Advanced Materials
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Best:

Growing company, lots of development opportunities for young people, exciting technical innovations going on, top management attitude towards change

Worst:

Lack of communication and integration on a local and global level (although there are efforts in place to improve it).

Graduate Production Engineer, Quality at Morgan Advanced Materials
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Best:

Focus on development of graduates
Genuine interest from senior stakeholders in development

Project Engineer, Manufacturing at Morgan Advanced Materials
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Best:

Focus on developing people, sustainable business, good growth opportunities, innovative and ambitious. Morgan develop key differentiated solutions for their customers all over the world which make it a very unique company that is always looking for unique products and solutions.

Worst:

Not much, I think it is a great company but if I was to pick something it would be the lack of collaboration between different divisions. Collaboration is now a key aspect of our business and this is something that is improving every year due to real effort being put into forming global teams. It is good to see that Morgan are always trying to improve and it makes me feel motivated as an employee.

Technical Sales Engineer, Automotive Europe at Morgan Advanced Materials
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Best:

Support for young professionals

Worst:

Occasional over-expectation

Lean Coordinator, Continuous Improvement at Morgan Advanced Materials
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Best:

Continuous efforts are being made to improve the company in talent recruitment, retention and investments in R&D.

Worst:

Communication can be better across the board.

Production Engineer, Engineering at Morgan Advanced Materials
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Best:

Size so opportunities

Worst:

Disconnect between HO and sites

Senior HR Advisor, HR at Morgan Advanced Materials
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Best:

- International firm with sites in over 30 countries
- Investment in the graduate scheme
- Even senior management are approachable and willing to help
- Senior management spend time at different sites as much as possible to get an overview of what is

Worst:

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QEHS Coordinator, QEHS at Morgan Advanced Materials
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Best:

Wide range of sites, jobs and technical expertise across a variety of industries meaning that there is so much opportunity for such a varied experience to be gained.

Worst:

Often a lack of communication between Morgan sites in the same division across the globe

Technology Analyst, Centre of Excellence (Research and Development) at Morgan Advanced Materials
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Best:

staff
management
culture
interesting products
global reach

Worst:

not a 'household name'
manufacturing capabilities need investment

Manufacturing Engineer, Manufacturing – volume at Morgan Advanced Materials
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Best:

big company

Worst:

not well organized

Process Engineer, at Morgan Advanced Materials
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Best:

Career progression opportunities, large range of sites worldwide, innovative business

Worst:

Large range of products and portfolio, which means communication across business can be tricky

Continuous Improvement Engineer, at Morgan Advanced Materials
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Best:

- Broad range of products/markets
- Highly regarded
- Friendly working environment at and between all levels

Worst:

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LEAN Process Engineer, at Morgan Advanced Materials
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