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Engineering Placements 2025/26

Location: Multimatic Technical Centre Europe, Thetford, Norfolk, United Kingdom

Posted: July 8th, 2024

Placement Students

Are you looking for a 10 month industrial placement as part of your university course? Placements start in August 2025 completing in June 2026.

Company Overview:

Multimatic is a global automotive supply company providing hardware and engineering services to OEMs around the world. Multimatic Technical Centre Europe (MTCE) is a leading supplier of engineering and vehicle development services to major automotive OEMs and a growing number of niche vehicle manufacturers. Specialties include suspension systems, vehicle dynamics, carbon fibre structural components, and mechanisms. Our separate Electronics Systems division builds the ECUs that drives these products! 

Position Overview:

MTCE is currently seeking to recruit reliable and energetic placement students for our next 2025/26 cohort to join the engineering team delivering OEM, motorsport and niche vehicle design solutions. As a placement student you complete a rotational programme experiencing different departments such as Testing, Analysis, Design, Production and Quality. You will  then join one of the the teams which will give you exposure to a wide spectrum of projects across the business. The duration of the placement is 10 months.

Key Requirements:

  • CAD literate
  • Strong ability to prove out design ideas using engineering tools
  • Ability to conduct engineering calculations using MS Office software and in-house tools
  • Excellent report writing and results interpretation skills, including presentations
  • Awareness of vehicle suspension and hydraulics
  • Passionate about the automotive or motorsports industries
  • Driven to achieve world class results in a high-tempo environment
  • Flexibility to work on a variety of tasks as and when required
  • Ability to work to all relevant company guidelines and procedures
  • Experience of Siemens NX or Catia could be an advantage, but not a requirement

Why choose a placement at Multimatic?

  • At Multimatic you will have the opportunity to work on interesting and varied projects from day one
  • Exposure to world-class automotive engineering projects
  • You will be able to experience life in different departments helping you find out what you enjoy and where your skills fit best
  • You will be part of a great team, involved in collaborative work and projects
  • You will have a chance to understand the whole engineering process – from design conception, analysis, manufacture, to testing of the completed components
  • You will be supported by experienced managers who are experts in their field
  • Assistance with IMechE membership and mentoring

The ideal candidates for these positions will be on track for a high-level BEng or MEng degree in Mechanical, Automotive Engineering or similar. Candidates will need to demonstrate a passion and drive to become a world class engineer.

All positions are subject to proof of entitlement to work in UK. Candidates must be willing to travel, if required, and should hold a current passport.  A driving licence would be highly advantageous.

Please note we are looking to close applications for this fantastic opportunity at the end of October 2024.



If you are interested in this position, apply by sending us your cover letter and resume.
We thank all interested candidates in advance; however, only individuals selected for interviews will be contacted.
As part of our commitment to ensuring our employment practices are fair, accessible, and inclusive of persons with disabilities, recruitment-related accommodations for disabilities, are available upon request throughout the recruitment and assessment process for applicants with disabilities.