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Engineering Trainee – R&D

As an Engineering Trainee in Research & Development (R&D), you will support the R&D team in the development of sustainable products, especially alloys with a high recycled content, for our wide range of beverage can and specialty products.

What awaits you

  • You apply different analytical techniques to characterize the microstructure and mechanical properties of aluminum alloys with a view to the complex manufacturing process steps
  • You will support the Novelis R&D team in the development of sustainable products, especially alloys with high recycled content, for our wide range of beverage cans and specialty products
  • You will participate in the development of new methods for improved material analysis.
  • You will be part of an interdisciplinary and international team with wide-ranging expertise (metals, modeling, polymers, surfaces) with the opportunity to expand your capabilities
  • You will prepare research reports and present the results also to Novelis global R&D teams and other internal business partners

What we offer you

  • Above-average remuneration in accordance with the collective wage agreement for the metal and electrical industry
  • Attractive special payments such as vacation pay, Christmas bonus and others in accordance with the collective wage agreement, as well as a company pension plan
  • Flexible working time models and the possibility for mobile working
  • Corporate benefits: Attractive purchasing benefits from well-known suppliers such as Apple, WMF, Sixt and Adidas
  • Subsidies for sports offers with cooperating gyms
  • Employee parking lot, Company restaurant, Participation in company sports groups
  • Promotion of your professional and personal development through individual personnel development measures
  • An open culture with the opportunity to contribute ideas and drive things forward
  • High occupational safety standards including free occupational medical care as well as offers in the context of health management

How you convince us

  • You have successfully completed your master's degree in the field of metallurgy, materials science or similar
  • During your studies you have already gained some relevant experience - ideally in a manufacturing environment
  • You are curious to get to know other locations within the scope of a rotation and are willing to travel accordingly
  • You have a hands-on mentality and want to drive sustainable solutions for our company with passion and know-how and bring your ideas to the table
  • Communication and teamwork skills are among your strengths
  • You like to make decisions and take responsibility
  • Open-mindedness, authenticity and openness characterize you
  • Business fluent German and English as well as good MS-Office skills complete your profile
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Your trainee at the Göttingen site
Locationinfo: The Göttingen plant in central Germany is an important European site for the production of beverage can stock and surface-treated aluminium for many attractive markets and employs around 700 people. It specializes in the surface treatment of aluminium coil stock and includes a research and development center primarily concerned with the study and development of surface coatings and the simulation of end-product manufacturing at the customer's site. In addition, the Göttingen plant supplies extruded bottles, cartridges, and cases for the automotive, construction, pharmaceutical, food and chemical industries.

Novelis is committed to the local community and works in numerous collaborations with schools to promote math and science education as well as robotics competitions and workshops.
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Am Güterverkehrszentrum 12
37073 Göttingen

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