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Job Description

We are now recruiting for recent graduates that have the talent and ambition to become skilled Technical Consultants.  The one year long graduate programme we offer, starts with two weeks of intensive training on a combination of Autodesk’s computer-aided design and computer-aided manufacturing software to give you an initial insight into manufacturing that you can build upon over the course of your career.

Following the training courses, you will begin a series of ten-week rotations around the different departments at our Birmingham site including; Autodesk Manufacturing Facility, Product Specialist Team, Metrology and Inspection and Experience Design. As well as a variety of rotations within the UK, you will have the opportunity to undertake a 10-week secondment to one of our overseas offices in North America. You will be given every opportunity to use your knowledge and enthusiasm on projects supporting organisations around the world involved in the design, manufacture and quality control of products in a huge range of industry sectors including aerospace, automotive, media & entertainment, and consumer goods.

As your knowledge and expertise grows by working alongside experienced Autodesk engineers, you will be helping our customers and prospects understand how they can reduce design & manufacturing cycle times whilst improving product quality and reducing costs by using Autodesk software solutions. You will collaborate with the development teams to ensure the continued development of innovative functionality according to customer and in-house strategic specifications. You will be participating in a variety of projects with a focus on a variety of different industry sectors.

Person Description

To continue our rapid growth, we need new graduates with first or upper second class degrees in Mechanical Engineering or related disciplines.

The ideal candidate will have: a real enthusiasm for explaining, demonstrating and communicating cutting-edge applications and show confidence in front of prospects and customers; understand engineering principles and possess manufacturing knowledge to understand the use for CADCAM products; and the ability to manage themselves and to work in either a team or individual environment.

The nature of this role requires a willingness and desire to travel either nationally or internationally on a regular basis, dependent on the department, and hence all applicants should be able to travel to Europe and North America at short notice.

Company Benefits

Our staff are our biggest asset and we work hard to ensure that we get the best from each individual and that they get the maximum from us.  We offer competitive salaries, a company pension scheme, flexible working, private medical cover, and an annual bonus scheme to enable all our staff to share in our success.  We encourage our staff to get to know each other out of the office with subsidised social activities including gym membership and sports clubs.  For those graduates wishing to work towards professional registration we provide support for Chartered registration with both the IMechE and IET with the help of existing Autodesk Chartered Engineers.

Qualifications Required

Minimum 120 UCAS points (2017 UCAS tariff scale) and predicated 1st or 2i degree.