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  • Sector:

    Engineering & Technical

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  • Salary:

    £25000 - £28000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Joshua Hallett

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  • Published:

    7 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    18 October 2023

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Graduate Trainee - Control Systems and Application Engineer

About Us: Yolk Recruitment is currently searching for enthusiastic and talented Graduate Trainees to join a distinguished global company specialising in advanced technology and mechanical engineering solutions. With a steadfast commitment to delivering secure, efficient, intelligent, and robust solutions across diverse industries, this organisation offers an exceptional platform for personal and professional growth.

Role Overview:

As a Graduate Trainee, you will play a pivotal role in an expanding team dedicated to software and application development. Working collaboratively across different sites and directly engaging with clients, your expertise in electrical engineering and programming will be pivotal in:

  • Crafting tailored application software solutions to meet precise customer needs.
  • Employing model-based development methodologies to drive innovation.
  • Analyzing the potential impact of functional change requests.
  • Producing essential sales and project documentation.
  • Overseeing comprehensive project processes, from initial implementation to final validation and commissioning.
  • Providing vital support for control hardware selection and system commissioning, which includes on-site involvement.

Candidate Profile:


  • A degree in a relevant field such as Electrical/Electronic/Mechatronic Engineering.
  • Proficiency in programming and software development.
  • A proactive approach to personal development and an eagerness to complete required training.
  • Strong organizational and documentation skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal abilities.
  • Proficient in both written and spoken English.
  • The ability to understand and meet customer expectations within set timeframes.
  • A willingness to travel and stay overnight regularly.
  • Possession of a full UK driving license.


  • Familiarity with programming languages like C, C++, Python.
  • Experience with the Linux operating system.
  • Working knowledge of MS Office packages.
  • Understanding of electric drives and controls.
  • Additional language skills.

Additional Information:

  • Competitive graduate-level salary.
  • Comprehensive benefits package, including Pension, 26 days holiday (plus bank holidays), Life Assurance, staff discounts, Perkbox, Cycle to work scheme, and an Employee Assistance Programme.
  • Applicants must have the legal right to work in the UK.
  • Regular travel is a core requirement of this role.
  • Availability to commence in September 2023.

If you want to have an opportunity to start your career as a Control Systems and Application Engineer and are committed to delivering high-quality work, we want to hear from you. Apply now and join our client's team in this exciting opportunity to contribute to the achievement of business objectives and provide superior service to customers.

Are you what we're looking for? Please get in touch today with engineering specialist recruiter, Joshua Hallett.

Please apply with a CV and feel free to include a cover letter outlining why you're perfect for the role. We also have a referral scheme so if you know of someone who would be great for the role please get in touch.

*Please note, whilst we do our best to contact all candidates, due to the high number of applications we receive we cannot guarantee this for every role. If you have not heard anything from us within 7 days of applying - then unfortunately you have been unsuccessful. Please keep an eye on our website for more opportunities.

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