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Bohler-Uddeholm UK Limited vacancy for two recently qualified Graduate Engineers

12 Aug 2014









Böhler-Uddeholm UK Limited are looking for two recently qualified Graduate Engineers (HNC/HND/BSc/ MSc ) who have studied metals or materials based sciences as the major part of their course.  

Böhler-Uddeholm (UK) Limited (BUUK) is the UK representative of the Austrian company voestalpine Edelstahl AG, who in turn are a Division of voestalpine AG, one of the largest steel manufacturers in the world.  BUUK specialises in the trading of steel bars, plates and pipes in various alloys, primarily ferrous alloy steel, stainless steel and nickel base alloys primarily within the confines of the United Kingdom but do some exporting worldwide.

The two successful Graduates will be part of a team of five experienced engineers who specialise in Metallurgy, Materials Engineering and Quality Assurance.  The new engineers will work alongside their colleagues and enjoy on the job training in application based metals trading and selection, for example , selecting the correct tool steel to use in a forging die; or working with more QA related materials engineering problems, such as interpreting specifications , for example, reading and understanding a customer specific  material specification for a valve used in the north sea  and then advising the sales department of the required testing and certification.

Whatever the role, there will be a large variety of tasks and challenges to face in a normal working week, no two weeks will ever be the same.

 If a particular aptitude is shown to a specific sector of the business then there will be opportunity to develop the career in the chosen direction and working for a large international group of companies such as voestalpine there is ample opportunity for career progression.

The ideal candidate will have good communication skills, be confident on the telephone when speaking to colleagues and to customers and will enjoy learning from experience.

He or she must be able to respond quickly to requests from their colleagues and work under pressure occasionally.
They should be happy to travel and meet customers and to resolve issues and problems or advise on the correct material, which may mean overnight stops within the UK.

A UK driving licence is desirable and the candidate would be expected to live within 45 minutes driving/travelling distance from our offices in Oldbury, West Midlands.

If you would like any further information regarding this role or if it sounds like you and you wish to apply with an up-to-date CV then please contact Bev Smith, HR Manager at


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