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🚀 Internship

Student Placement - OpEx Engineer

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17d ago

🚀 Placement Program


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  • The ideal candidate for the Student Placement - OpEx Engineer position at AMETEK must have strong efficiency, integrity, and attention to detail. They should be adaptable, enthusiastic, and possess a strong work ethic. Excellent communication and teamwork skills are essential, along with experience using SolidWorks CAD/CAM and studying Mechanical Engineering or Engineering Management with a minimum 2:1. Fluency in English and willingness to work on-site are also required.
  • The candidate will analyze processes and data, implement Lean initiatives, develop tools for workplace organization, solve problems to improve quality, optimize material and process flow, collaborate with departments, facilitate meetings, and support key projects.

Placement Program



  • AMETEK is a worldwide leader in the design and manufacturing of advanced analytical, test and measurement instrumentation for the energy, aerospace, power, research, medical and industrial markets.
  • As a leading global provider of differentiated electronic instruments and electromechanical devices, AMETEK are proud to solve some of the world’s most complex challenges. Their strength comes from four key areas: Niche Market Focus, Growth Model, People and Culture, Performance.


  • Efficiency – Able to produce significant output with minimal wasted effort.
  • Honesty/Integrity – Does not cut corners ethically. Earns trust and maintains confidence. Does what is right. Speaks plainly and truthfully.
  • Follow through on commitments – Lives up to verbal and written agreements, regardless of personal costs.
  • Attention to detail – Does not let important details slip through the cracks or derail a project.
  • Flexibility/adaptability – adjusts quickly to change priority and conditions. Copes effectively with complexity and change.
  • Enthusiasm – Exhibits passion and excitement over work. Has a can-do attitude.
  • Worth Ethic – possess a strong willingness to work hard and sometimes long hours to get the job done. Has a track record of working hard.
  • High standards – Expects personal performance to be nothing short of the best.
  • Listening skills – Lets others speak and seeks to understand their viewpoints.
  • Communication – speaks and writes clearly and articulately without being over verbose or talkative.
  • Teamwork – reaches out to peers and cooperates with managers to establish overall collaborative working relationship.
  • Experience using SolidWorks CAD/CAM
  • Working towards a minimum of a 2:1 in Mechanical Engineering or Engineering Management
  • Geographically available to attend on site.
  • Confidence to work on your own initiative as well as being part of a multidisciplinary team
  • Be fluent in oral and written English.

Education requirements

2:1 or higher
Currently Studying

Area of Responsibilities



  • Analysis of processes and data to identify improvement opportunities.
  • Progress our Lean initiatives by driving out wastes in our processes.
  • Use of a variety of continuous improvement (Lean) initiatives and projects including, root cause analysis, value stream mapping, Kaizen events and project management.
  • Develop tools to standardize workplace organisation & visual management.
  • Use creative problem solving to deliver quality improvements to achieve ‘Right First Time’ standards.
  • Optimise material flow, process flow, and layouts using Lean/Six Sigma principles.
  • Interface with the various department functions to ensure improvements are implemented and sustained.
  • Assist in the organisation and facilitation of meetings, workshops and events
  • Support key business projects.


Work type

Full time

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