Summer Placement - Renewables Innovation Undergraduate

12 Nov 2017
16 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Company description:

E.ON provides electricity and gas to millions of homes and businesses here in the UK. It’s incredibly complex work. It takes the talents of thousands of people to do what we do. Yet our vision is a simple one. We want to be the trusted energy partner for our customers. We’re doing that by making energy cleaner and simpler to understand. We’re also doing it by being genuinely helpful people and treating our customers fairly.

Job description:

We are looking for a Summer Placement - Renewables Innovation Undergraduate to join our team in Coventry. Summer Placement - Renewables Innovation Undergraduate We’re committed to renewable energy at E.ON. With finite resources available to us, it not only makes business sense, it’s kind to the environment and sustainable too. Joining the Technology and Innovation team – and working on Airborne Wind Energy (AWE) within E.ON – you’ll help identify value-adding opportunities for innovation projects of the future.

What you’ll do

This is a summer placement where, depending on your background, you’ll work on engineering or analytical topics to deliver novel solutions that include:

•Investigating and assessing innovative new generation technologies
•Helping with engineering design evaluation activities for new technologies, concepts and test sites
•Developing software
•Getting involved with ideas generations, workshops and communications
•Helping to manage our project portfolio, including the development and application of project management technologies.

This placement could well prepare you for a future with us. Shine and we may fast-track you to the last stage of assessment for one of engineering and/or analysis schemes. Equally, with the chance to explore our business whilst you’re here, you never know what other career opportunities it could lead to.

Required profile:

What we’re looking for

•You’re working towards a 2:1 in engineering or physical sciences, computer science or mathematics.
•You understand the basic concepts of engineering and physical science.
•You’re passionate about renewable energy and new technologies.
•You’ll need to be entrepreneurial in spirit and inquisitive, self-driven and flexible.

What we’ll give you in return

•2 for 1 pension contributions
•Comprehensive flexible benefits scheme
•Voluntary benefits – discount and cashback
•Group Life Insurance
•Personal Accident Insurance
•Financial advice and guidance website

Additional information
This role is based in Coventry.
Due to the nature of this role a DBS (Disclosure Barring Service) check may be required.
For more information on reasonable adjustments click here.
To avoid disappointment, we strongly advise you to apply well in advance.
Please remember that we only want you to apply for the role you think is most suitable for you, and therefore you may only apply for one scheme.

E.ON is committed to equal opportunities and actively promotes diversity, equality and flexibility.

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