8 months ago
Industrial Placement - Quality
First established in 1902, Triumph Motorcycles celebrated 110 years of motorcycle manufacturing in 2012. For more than two decades, Triumph Motorcycles has been based in Hinckley, Leicestershire, and has produced iconic bikes that perfectly blend authentic design, character, charisma and performance.
Building around 60,000 bikes per year, Triumph is the largest British Motorcycle Manufacturer and has over 750 Dealers across the world.
At the heart of Triumph’s philosophy is a commitment and passion to develop truly unique motorcycles that offer a blend of distinctive design, intuitive handling and performance to enjoy the perfect ride.
This focus, innovation and engineering passion has today created a broad range of bikes suited to all motorcycle riders, including the striking 2.3 litre Rocket III, the unmistakable Speed Triple, the TT winning SuperSports Daytona 675R, class defining Tiger 800, transcontinental Tiger Explorer and the iconic Triumph Bonneville family.
Triumph currently employs around 2000 personnel worldwide and has subsidiary operations in the UK, America, France, Germany, Spain, Italy, Japan, Sweden, Benelux, Brazil, India and Thailand, as well as a network of independent distributors. Triumph has manufacturing facilities in Hinckley, Leicestershire and Thailand plus CKD facilities in Brazil and India.
Triumph are now recruiting for high calibre undergraduates for a twelve to fourteen month placement within our Quality team commencing in summer 2018.
We are looking for candidates who are expecting to achieve a 2:1 or a First Class Honours Degree in an mechanical/electrical/electronic/aerospace engineering degree.
This placement will be based within the Quality Department where you will become an active team member.
The role will cover numerous areas of Quality and allow candidates to work on a number of complex and exciting new projects.
Relevant training will be provided where necessary to enhance the successful candidate’s skill sets and
allow them to become a successful member of the Team.
Travel to external suppliers in a supporting role may be required within the UK or potentially overseas. T
he candidate should show the ability to work under pressure and be able to use their own initiative to complete tasks.
The successful candidates will require a high level of self-motivation and good organisational skills.
Initiative and problem solving skills will be key requirements in order to work successfully on both individual and team projects.
The Quality placement will involve working with a wide variety of components and production processes.
Involved at all stages of the product life cycle from component design to in warranty improvements.
This is a hands on role.
the successful candidate will examine quality issues in the production environment and follow investigations through to resolution.
All applicants must have excellent communication skills, be able to convey ideas and solutions to a wide cross section of the organisation.
Please note that this role is only open to Undergraduates who need to undertake a year out in industry as part of their degree course.
Triumph offers a variety of competitive benefit schemes which can be utilised by all staff including 25 days holiday plus bank holidays, a Pension Scheme, Cycle to Work Scheme, Free Parking, Subsidised Canteen etc. Additionally, all staff have the opportunity to purchase motorcycles, clothing and accessories at a heavily discounted rate.