International R&D Graduate - BDR Thermea Group

Ref: 59| Posted: 17th Jun 2019

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International R&D Graduate

Full-time, international role

Are you the ambitious, global and digital thinking Graduate we are looking for?  Are you capable of working on specific projects within your expertise and simultaneously on an inspiring Group assignment with the total Graduate group of this year? Are you willing to accept the challenge to strive for personal- and organizational development, which will help us realize our strategic initiatives?


The International Graduate Programme

We are looking to recruit smart Graduates with a digital ´can do´ mindset for our Group Functions, which covers Research & Development, Innovation, Quality, Operations and IT.  For this position we have a place in our R&D Competence Centre based Preston in the UK. In addition, you will have the opportunity to experience possible other functions within BDR Thermea Group.


On successful completion of the programme you will obtain a role within our business. Success will be achieved via a combination of learning opportunities including, mentoring and on the job learning methods. Please note the location of any permanent roles at the end of the programme will be based at one of the BDRT Competence Centres in either Apeldoorn or somewhere else within BDR Thermea, of course matched within your personal preference and development. 


What does the programme look like?

Within the first year of the programme, you will work on a specific project within your expertise. During this year you will have alternative assignments (8-10 weeks) in other competence centres of Group functions across Europe. We will guide, train, coach and mentor you within your role and personal growth. Next to your personal assignment you will work, along with the other graduates, on a group assignment. At the end this project will be presented directly towards the Management of BDR Thermea Group.


Your specialism in Research and Design/Development Engineering

  • Mechanical and/or Electrical Engineering

  • Energy efficiency - Renewable Energy and/or fossil fuel


Your knowledge, skills, and character include:

  • Degree or preferably a Master degree or equivalent within Engineering or Design

  • Excellent English Language ability (written and spoken)

  • Ability to work effectively in a team or as an individual.

  • A natural curiosity and desire to improve and innovate

  • The ability and willingness to travel and work abroad within the locations of BDR Thermea Group


    What’s it like to work at BDR Thermea Group?

    You will work in a motivated, technical organization with a high level of ambition. You’ll receive an attractive remuneration package, flexible working hours, and many opportunities to remain up-to-date with the latest sector developments through training and courses.


    In addition to this, we also offer you:

  • A tailored program complementing your skills and career aspirations.

  • Varied assignments, goal orientated learning points.

  • Rotational business unit related work experiences across European business units (accommodation, travel and expenses will be provided during these placements)

  • Coaching, development and e learning opportunities

  • Allocation of a mentor to support you on your successful BDR Thermea Group challenge.

  • A real opportunity to be part of our Business and contribute from day one.

  • An exciting development opportunity where you can contribute to our company’s future growth in a multi-cultural environment

  • An employer who is one of the world leaders in their field

  • A high-energy work environment with a hands-on and can-do mentality

  • A good remuneration package

  • An international career in a international environment

  • Passionate and professional colleagues who love what they do

  • A key role with added value and driving change within the energy transition

  • Being part of BDR Thermea Group and contributing to this


Are you ready for a challenging career start?

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About BDR Thermea Group

We are a leading manufacturer and distributor of sustainable climate and sanitary hot water solutions and services around the world. With over 6,700 employees across Europe and annual sales close to €1.8 billion, we operate in over 102 countries worldwide. We own and sell many of the leading brands for heating products, including Baxi, De Dietrich, Remeha and Chappee.