Graduate Mechanical Engineer

  • Job Reference: 1827
  • Date Posted: 9 November 2018
  • Recruiter: Centrax Ltd
  • Location: Newton Abbot, Devon
  • Salary: On Application
  • Bonus/Benefits: Health care, pension, life cover, subsidised canteen, secure parking
  • Sector: Engineering, Manufacturing Operations
  • Job Type: Contract
  • Duration: Two Years
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

Centrax creates a series of high-efficiency gas turbine generator packages to suit a wide range of industries and power applications.  We're driven to provide world class power generation.  But what really fuels us at Centrax is a commitment to providing exceptional customer care with a personal touch.  From our base in South West England, our independent company serves a diverse international market  - delivering complete power generation solutions, from design and engineering to assembly and maintenance.

We are seeking a Graduate Mechanical Engineer responsible for delivery of assigned projects on time, to specification and within budget.

Reporting to Engineering Management this role is Newton Abbot based but includes regular business travel to customer and supplier locations worldwide as well as test and commissioning support.

In your graduate role you will have the opportunity to gain valuable experience working with highly skilled professionals, while developing business relationships and broadening your knowledge by spending time in multiple areas of the business.

Skills and experience

  • a qualified Engineering professional with a recognised engineering degree
  • proactive, well organised and effective at prioritising tasks
  • methodical, logical and accurate in their approach to work
  • IT literate
  • flexible and willing to travel often at short notice


  • practical experience of machinery
  • second language

What's in it for you?

Our two year graduate programme will enable you to build on your academic success with an exceptional opportunity to join a thriving engineering environment.

We place a high value on the personal dimension of our service.  So we're looking for candidates who exhibit an acumen for teamwork, a genuine desire to support their fellow graduates and colleagues, and a commitment to delivering excellent client care.