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Graduate Engineer Trainee

Graduate Engineer Trainee

Industry: Engineering – with a focus on Process and Maintenance Engineering

Qualification required: Recent Graduates in Engineering or Related Fields


About Tyndall National Institute

Tyndall National Institute, nestled in the vibrant city of Cork, is a beacon of engineering excellence, pioneering breakthrough innovations in Process and Maintenance Engineering. Our commitment to pushing technological boundaries positions us at the forefront of semiconductor and ICT research and development. At Tyndall, we are devoted to nurturing the next generation of engineering leaders through our immersive graduate programmes.

Introducing the Tyndall Graduate Engineering Programme

Join our 2-year structured Graduate Engineering Programme, designed to accelerate your professional development by providing a comprehensive rotation across two pivotal engineering disciplines: Process Engineering and Maintenance Engineering. Supported by dedicated managers and mentors, graduates will immerse themselves in hands-on experiences and holistic growth across the multifaceted engineering activities at Tyndall.

Programme Highlights

In-depth Rotations: Structured rotations across Process and Maintenance Engineering disciplines.

Mentoring & Coaching: Targeted objective setting and guidance during each assignment.

Tailored Training Programmes: Including Engineering Seminars, AutoCAD, Project Management, Presentation Skills, Time Management, Personal Effectiveness, ISO 9001 NSAI Quality Management System training.

Project Management: Direct involvement and responsibility in managing various day-to-day operations and specific role-related projects.

Hands-On Experience: Including working as a process engineer in a Semiconductor fabrication cleanroom.


Graduates will navigate through a meticulously designed development programme that amalgamates assignments, projects, job shadows, mentorships, and strategic training, ensuring a well-rounded learning and professional development experience.


Qualifications and Skills

  • Bachelor’s/ Master’s degree in Engineering or related field.
  • Strong analytical, problem-solving, and critical thinking skills.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal abilities.
  • Eagerness to learn, adapt, and apply practical knowledge in dynamic environments.
  • Prior internships or projects related to engineering are advantageous.


Why Join Tyndall National Institute?

  • A springboard for your career in engineering with potential future opportunities.
  • A structured, comprehensive, and supportive learning environment.
  • Engage in real-world projects and operations that shape the technology of the future.
  • A community where your ideas are valued and your professional growth is prioritized.


Application Process

Apply: Submit your application, including your CV and a cover letter, through our careers page.

Assess: Shortlisted candidates will be invited for an initial assessment.

Meet: Successful candidates will be invited for interviews.

Decide: Final candidates will receive offers and initiate their journey with Tyndall!


Commencing Salary is €35,000 pa

For enquiries, please email

Closing date of applications : Thursday, 29th February 2024


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Tyndall National Institute is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and encourage applications from all qualified individuals.