Edwards Vacuum

Employees
UK: 1,000+
Internationally: 5,000+

Opportunities
Graduate Vacancies: 15 globally (2018)
Internships: 5 (2018)

Website Edwards Ltd
Facebook @EdwardsVacuum
Twitter @EdwardsVacuum
Instagram @EdwardsVacuum
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What does your organisation do?

Edwards (part of the Atlas Copco Group) is a leading developer and manufacturer of sophisticated vacuum products, abatement solutions and related value-added services. Our products are integral to manufacturing processes for semiconductors, flat panel displays, LEDs and solar cells; are used within an increasingly diverse range of industrial processes including power, glass and other coating applications, steel and other metallurgy, pharmaceutical and chemical; and for both scientific instruments and a wide range of R&D applications.

You may not know it but vacuum plays an important role in our modern lives. It is essential to the production of many every day advanced consumer products such as smart phones and laptops, medicines, chemicals and cars. With over 4,500 employees over 30 countries, Edwards has a long history. Not only do we set the standards for our industry by constantly improving processes and products, we also continuously improve quality and transparency in all our operations. We are at the forefront of enabling new technologies and research that impacts our future.

What area(s) / disciplines of engineering and technology do you recruit?

  • Engineering – Mechanical, Electronic, Electrical, Control Systems
  • Science – Physics, Chemistry, Chemical Engineering

How do you create an inclusive workforce?

We develop an inclusive workplace by recognising strengths in diversity across the world.  Our teams collaborate to deliver a world-class solution to our customers and to stretch the boundaries of technology and engineering daily.  By sharing ideas, innovation, application and passion we put our people first along-side our customers.  Why not join the team?

We’re looking for talented graduates and students to join our global organisation.    Our Graduate Programme consists of rotational placements in, so you’ll get to experience how our entire business operates. It’s also a great opportunity to work with key stakeholders and customers.

You’ll be joining a large, global organisation, so you can expect to undertake placements anywhere in the world. With such a vast global presence the world is your oyster!

We also have a number of other positions where we welcome applications from emerging talent groups.  Find our more www.edwardsvacuum.com/careers.

Top 5 tips for applying for a role at Edwards

  1. Be flexible
  2. Be open to change
  3. Listen and learn
  4. Be engaged
  5. Make a polite nuisance of yourself

Role Models

Name: Duanyang (Dennis)
Job Title: Applications Engineer, UK
Engineering Discipline: Control Systems

Your attitude is the most important things when you are facing change.  Having studied in the UK as an International student and then to start my graduate programme in the UK was great.  I have had the opportunity to work in a number of countries during the graduate programme. Managing the change was essential to my success.

Name: Catila
Job Title: Business Process Improvement, Specialist, UK
Engineering Discipline: Chemical Engineering

Speak and engage with people outside of your immediate team.  Establishing contacts will help you in the future.  I am currently based in the UK but my international placement in South Korea was invaluable to my role now.

Name: Rebecca
Job Title: Project Engineer, UK
Engineering Discipline: Physics

Post Graduate Programme of two years. Take every opportunity to learn and develop and make the most of what the Graduate Programme can offer.  I spent six months in the US.