With a keen focus on technology innovation, domain expertise, integrity and corporate responsibility, Rockwell Automation is committed to delivering the next generation of smart, connected manufacturing. As such, we are looking for people with the enthusiasm and determination to pursue a successful, long-term career in a company they are proud of.
If you share this desire, you’re the kind of person we want to work with.
Our Graduate Trainee Programme is spread over 12 months, combining three months of residential training at our EMEA Head Office in Brussels with placements and projects in Sub-Saharan Africa.
During your time in Brussels you will have the opportunity to gain a general induction from EMEA leaders, in conjunction with soft skills training and technical updates & education.
Our Graduate Programme offers the opportunity to match your background, skills and interests with an environment that will prepare you to become a leader of change. We will support your growth every step of the way – through mentoring, networking and interactions with leaders across the organisation and customers from around the region – creating a unique, individualised approach.
Whether you’re interested in software, industrial or mechanical engineering, we have what you’re looking for… and much, much more. This programme is the perfect way to kick off your career!
As we enter the fourth consecutive year of our regional graduate programme, we have seen it consistently help young professionals by providing an avenue to join a multinational company and experience a range of different career paths before being incorporated into the workforce. In return, it benefits Rockwell Automation EMEA by bringing age and gender diversity into our pre-sales and selling organisation. We are proud of the programme's success and look forward to welcoming the next class.
Susana Gonzalez, President Europe, Middle East & Africa
Rockwell Automation is serious about developing the talent of the future.
As part of our global workforce, you will be constantly engaged in fast-paced challenges. From the very beginning of your career, you can make an impact!
If you are successful in joining the programme, you can experience and explore the broadest possible range of career options. We will keep you at the cutting edge of technology and business trends and will provide opportunities for you to advance through continuous on-the-job training, exciting development programmes and diverse career paths.
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Rockwell Automation has a strong culture of developing our people and creating enabling environments in which our employees can thrive. Our graduate programme adds another significant component to our already well-established programmes for engineers, and strongly aligns with the national agenda in South Africa of developing skills and creating employment opportunities for our youth.
Hendrik Craukamp, Managing Director South Africa and Sub Saharan Africa
You will be joining 22,500 talented and passionate people who are changing the future of industry. You will also become part of an award-winning organisation that is driven by ethics, integrity and a commitment to sustainability as The Connected Enterprise evolves worldwide.
Our people are the foundation of and the key to our success and future. We make it a priority to help you create a rewarding career. That’s not just talk – we take an active role in helping you develop the career you want. Because when you succeed, we succeed.
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The graduate program has provided me with the opportunity to challenge myself and gain in depth knowledge about the incredible world of industrial automation. Through exposure to different countries, cultures and a conductive learning environment I have developed a hunger and understanding for the role I can play in this increasingly technological society.
Sinethemba Zulu, Commercial Engineer, Graduate Trainee 2018
What requirements do you need to qualify as an applicant?