Graduate Manufacturing Engineer

Closing Date: Tuesday 31st October 2023

Department: Engineering, Manufacturing

Full Time


Established in 2000, Turbine Surface Technologies is a joint venture between Rolls- Royce and Chromalloy, providing specialist coatings solutions to state-of-the-art gas turbine components. Situated on Sherwood Business Park in Annesley, Nottingham.

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join TST as a Graduate Manufacturing Engineer.  As a Graduate Manufacturing Engineer, you will be working at the cutting edge of high technology manufacturing, the Plant team provide ownership for all Rolls- Royce plants that TST supply. You will be involved in developing new manufacturing methods to improve part yields and reduce costs. All whilst working in a high performing Manufacturing Engineering team to maintain our strong delivery and drive to zero defects.

Job Purpose:

 Graduate Manufacturing engineers will provide support for all plants, including NPI and PI products. Engineers will undertake inloads of new products through the APQP and PPAP milestones. The role will look to monitor performance across products within the plants, supporting the drive to zero defects and the continuous improvement journey at TST.

Duties and responsibilities:

 Support the introduction of New Product Introduction and Product introduction using planning tools.

  • Maintain external Yield and Right First-Time charts to inform and drive product delivery and quality performance.
  • Resolve issues on non-conforming parts in line with the delivery requirements.
  • Liaise with customers, providing updates through Yield and Right First-Time reviews.
  • Prepare technical reports to an acceptable standard and give informative presentations.
  • Prepare technical documentation to instruct the use of new equipment, methods, or systems.
  • Comply with TSTL HS&E policies, take personal responsibility for you own safety at work and ensure any HS&E actions you are assigned are closed in a timely manner.

Key Competencies:

  • Professionally qualified engineer: you will hold a degree in a relevant field or national equivalent. This includes and is not limited to: Aerospace Engineering, Manufacturing Engineering, Materials Engineering or an appropriate Level of experience in a manufacturing or aerospace environment.
  • Strong organisational skills and a methodical approach to work
  • Proactive with an ability to manage and overcome challenges with problem-solving skills.
  • Strong interpersonal skills, confident in communicating across all levels of the business.
  • Desire to build strong working relationships.

 Behaviours and Personal Attributes:

  • Works well as a team member, building effective working relationships at all levels.
  • Strong organisational skills.
  • Self-motivated.
  • Professional attitude.
  • Leads by example.
  • Good attention to detail.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Behaves in an open and honest manner.
  • Consistently delivers high quality work on time by prioritising tasks.
  • Able to interface with all levels within TSTL and where applicable the customer.
  • Capable of running and supporting projects with minimal assistance.


Salary & Benefits:

Salary: Competitive £28,000-£30,000

Hours of work: Monday to Friday 37.5 hours per week – 08:00 to 16:15

You will also be part of the TST culture which offers:

  • Private health care scheme:
  • Mental health support- including free counselling sessions.
  • Dental; reimbursement of dental work from an annual allowance, option to pay to upgrade cover.
  • Free eye tests and reimbursement on glasses from annual allowance.
  • Bike to work scheme.
  • Enhanced Holiday entitlement related to length of service.
  • Free on- site parking with electric vehicle charging points.
  • Opportunity to be a part of production related bonus scheme.
  • Refer a friend reward scheme.
  • Day off work for your birthday.
  • Paid Professional Membership
  • Opportunities for development and growth
  • Life Assurance after 2 years of service
  • TST Hub Exclusive offer and benefits for all employees

Diversity and Inclusion

Turbine Surface Technologies (TST) recognises that by building a culture of respect and appreciation, we give everyone who works here the opportunity to realise their full potential.

We believe employee diversity is an asset to our business.  People of different age groups, from different backgrounds, genders and cultures, with a range of experiences and capabilities, help us understand and serve our customers and reach our business objectives.

We recognise the need for our employees to possess the levels of skill and knowledge appropriate to the roles they perform in delivering the quality of service our clients expect. This approach and mutual respect creates a culture of co-operation and achievement that underpins the high quality of the services we offer.

Please note: all candidates must be eligible to work in the UK, TST are currently unable to provide Visa sponsorship.

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