Edwards Graduate and Year in Industry Opportunities 2021

Empowering people, enabling Innovation

The world of vacuum and abatement is full of opportunities and we can’t wait for you to explore it with us! We take pride in our globally recognised position as the leading technology partner and supplier of vacuum and environmental solutions that support our customers productivity and environmental targets. Our caring culture and cutting-edge technology enable us to innovate for a sustainable future, and we believe that passionate people make it happen. We’re actively developing sustainable solutions that enable a significant reduction in our customers' environmental footprint, while also driving down our carbon footprint within the business through waste reduction and renewable energy projects.

At Edwards, you’re empowered to explore opportunities and drive your professional development.  You’ll have access to all the training, learning and assistance you need to help you become a specialist within your area of STEM expertise. 

Where would I work?

You will be based at our Global Headquarters in Burgess Hill, Sussex, a short drive away from the vibrant seaside city of Brighton and Hove. For our Graduates, you may also undertake a placement at one of our manufacturing sites at either Eastbourne (Sussex) or Clevedon (near Bristol).

Day to day you will be growing your skills and experience in a technical environment allowing you to gain valuable business knowledge and influence and deliver important projects. You will gain project management experience working within a truly global multidisciplinary organisation and whether you join our IT & Business or Science & Engineering Innovation programmes, you will be learning about vacuum and abatement science and our customers’ applications.

About you

We are looking for bright, passionate individuals who are predicted a 2:1 degree or above.  Importantly, you will have a passion for working in a Scientific/Technical environment and have the right skills to work with internal clients and stakeholders. You will have strong communication skills and the ability to work effectively as part of a specialist team. You will also be a good problem solver and be able to apply technical knowledge to analyse problems and develop innovative solutions.

In return we offer continuous support and coaching, health and wellbeing initiatives, a competitive salary, a robust career development plan including online learning modules and on-the-job technical training, as well as access to our Early Careers Community and global network.

How to apply

To find out more or apply for any of our Graduate and Year in Industry vacancies, please visit our Early Careers website and search “graduate” jobs.