Kingspan Graduate Programme - Technical and R&D

(United States)
Student / Recent Graduate
Kingspan Group
Sciences, Engineering & R&D

The Job

Kingspan Graduate Programme – Technical and R&D Stream Kingspan welcomes graduates from many disciplines, but whatever your area of study, we are looking for graduates that are ready to take responsibility, be challenged and work on their own initiative. In return we will support you in developing a career that really matters, give you the opportunity to work and live around the world and of course offer a competitive salary and benefits. We have opportunities in our Technical and R&D Stream in various locations and are keen to hear from graduates wishing to join the global leader in high-performance insulation and building envelope solutions. As well as getting the opportunity to work on interesting projects that make a real difference to our planet you will join our highly regarded Graduate Development Programme “Yours to Shape”. Here is some information about what you can expect if you join Kingspan. Examples of the types of roles available: Construction, Technical Services, Technical Design Engineer Polymer/Structural Design/Mechanical Design/Project Engineers Mechanical/Structural Laboratory Technician Chemist/Chemistry Laboratory Technician Product Development Sustainability roles What you could be doing depending on your role: You could find yourself working on one or more of the following: Providing technical support to internal teams and updating and maintaining technical literature Providing advice on specification and application of Kingspan products to architects, specifiers and cladding contractors Ensuring compliance to test methods, standards and sampling frequencies as defined by plant and laboratory procedures Working on projects incorporating elements of both Mechanical and Chemical development Involvement in development of the next generation of sustainable building materials Researching and evaluating existing and new construction materials and techniques Energy efficiency projects; identifying opportunities, supporting project development and developing capex submissions to save energy and carbon emissions Bringing new product developments from concept stage right through to fully launched products Investigating opportunities to facilitate replacement of existing processes and equipment Contributing to the design of new plant and equipment to minimise energy use Theskills and competencies you will need: Problem solving Attention to detail Logical thinking and sound judgement Excellent communication; verbal and written Team working Resilience Candidate Requirements You should be no more than 12 months post- graduation You must be eligible to live and work in Europe or North America dependent on the location of the vacancy You will need aqualification in a relevant discipline e.g. Mechanical Engineering Structural Engineering Environmental Engineering Sustainability and Power Chemistry Architecture What we can offer you: Full-time position from Day 1 The opportunity to live and work across the globe and in any of our 6 divisions:- Insulation Insulated Panels Light and Air Water and Energy Data and Flooring Waterproofing and Roofing Competitive salary A graduate development programme aimed at accelerating your career development Access to business leaders A dynamic, fast-paced work environment

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