Digital Systems Engineering Graduate

About the programme

Driving the digital agenda is fundamental to Unipart’s success. Our Digital Systems Graduate Programme offers world-class training and the chance to help our customers realise the benefits from the latest technologies. Working with talented and experienced engineers, you’ll get the chance to work on a wide range of exciting projects and broaden your experience in the field of digital systems engineering.

About you

At Unipart, we are incredibly proud of our people and our values. We aspire to be the best at everything we do and are looking for creative and resilient engineering graduates with a passion for technology. Resourceful and hardworking, you’ll also be good at managing your time and will be able to motivate yourself to get the job done. You’ll have strong communication and relationship-building skills, and will be happy engaging with people at all levels.

You will have the opportunity to rotate through four placements to develop new technologies and smart solutions in a range of sectors including aerospace, automotive, construction and rail. You’ll work with cutting-edge technologies to improve productivity, quality, and safety for our customers. This may include condition-based monitoring solutions at Instrumentel, next-generation signalling with Park Signalling and Comms Design, smart manufacturing technologies at MetLase, or developing the latest software with Unipart Digital. After two years, you’ll take up a full-time role specialising in a specific area.

Training and development

It is important that we stay at the forefront of technology. Our Digital Systems Engineering Graduate Programme is designed to broaden and develop your technical skills through experiential placements. To support your personal skills development, you will also undertake a range of training in topics including The Unipart Way, interpersonal skills, management, health and safety and first aid. With a few years of post-programme experience, you’ll have the expertise to apply for appropriate professional qualifications.

The entry requirements

You’ll have achieved or be on track to achieve a 2:1 or higher at Bachelors or Masters degree level. If your degree is accredited by an appropriate UK engineering institution, such as the Institute of Engineering and Technology, we will support you with professional accreditation such as Incorporated or Chartered Engineer.


Working with us, you’ll get:

  • A starting salary of £28,000 plus £1000 welcome bonus
  • 33 days’ annual holiday, increasing with service (including Bank Holidays)
  • 5 volunteer days to contribute to your favourite causes
  • Access to our pension and insurance programmes
  • The support of our employee assistance program
  • Access to Unipart employee benefits