Graduate Development Programme (Engineering) to start Sept 22

Employer: Calor Gas Ltd
Job location
Placements throughoput the UK over the 4 year programme
Job salary
£28,500 plus company Car and Excellent benefits
Job term
4 Year Grad Programme
Job closing date

Graduate Development Programme (Engineering) - To Start Sept 2022

Programmes available in: Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Automation, and Controls and Instrumentation

£28,500 per annum + company car, pension, healthcare and other additional benefits.

Engineering game-changers required. Are you ambitious, driven and dynamic? Do you want the opportunity to make a real impact in an organisation? Are you looking to propel your career in Engineering? Then we would love to hear from you!

Calor Gas Ltd is looking for motivated, committed graduates to join our September 2022 Graduate Development Scheme. We’re offering a development programme that will give you real responsibility, autonomy, visibility, and the opportunity to further yourself and your career. All whilst providing you with the tools to increase your business acumen, build a strong professional brand and develop your Engineering career path in a niche industry. By the end of the programme it is also envisaged that you will have acquired sufficient experience and exposure to apply for your Engineering Chartership.

About us:

As the leading supplier in the UK of Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) we pride ourselves on our ability to develop and diversify to ensure our service offering is expansive, progressive and relevant to our customers. Being part of SHV Energy, a global family of LPG companies, we take the lead on innovation, education and the promotion of our product.  It is without a doubt that our people are the key to our success, which is why they are the heart of our business.

We are truly committed to investing in our people's skills and knowledge and developing the best talent. All of this is underpinned by our culture of expertise, enabling our people to lead the way in terms of sustainability, in a supportive and inclusive working environment.

What we stand for:

A better world:

We are dedicated to creating a better world. Being ambitious and entrepreneurial we deliver more

sustainable energy to today’s world and future generations. Our goal is to reduce our carbon impact by growing our business. We work together with our customers to achieve our vision of “Advancing Energy Together”.

A better company:

We grow by working together. Proud of our history and strong legacy, our success is achieved by creating

leading position in niche markets. We truly believe that every role in our business is equally important in helping us to achieve our goals. Everything we do is built on a foundation of safety and trust.

A more fulfilling future:

Our global presence is built on strong local businesses. Our company culture provides a supportive environment that truly allows you to reach your potential and to really make a difference. We ask our employees to be open minded, embrace new ways of working, step out of their comfort zone, seek out new opportunities and to continuously learn. Opportunities to progress, to develop and to be recognised for your achievements is part of daily life. Together with your commitment, drive and personal performance, we believe you can bring out the best in yourself at Calor, as part of SHV Energy.

The programme…

We will be looking for Graduates to join our programme with backgrounds in either Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Automation or Controls and Instrumentation.

The programme is designed to equip you with the business skills you will need throughout your career alongside giving you early operational experience in the Engineering field. You will develop thorough experience across 4 years including  a 4 week induction followed by  four further 1 year placements covering varying aspects of the organisation, including front line operational roles and project work, all of which will be relevant to the Engineering discipline you will be specialising in. You will undertake business skills training and development with the support of a dedicated Programme Mentor and Placement Manager. By then end of the programme it is envisaged that you will not only have developed the skills and experience required to have a successful career within the business, but you will also have gained sufficient experience and exposure to apply for your Engineering Chartership.

The programme will afford you an exceptional vantage point to understand the structure and culture of our business, and provide you with an opportunity to develop a wide spectrum of skills in an accelerated time. 

What we’re looking for…

We are seeking graduates who have a sound level of business acumen, are self-starters, ambitious and motivated. You should be someonewho enjoys working in a visible position, thrive in a changing and fast-pace environment and love a challenge!

In order to be considered for the graduate development programme, you must:

  • Have obtained or predicted to graduate in 2022 a 2.2 degree or above in a related Engineering discipline (Mechanical, Electrical, Automation or Controls & Instrumentation)
  • Prefererably have obtained or be working towards a Masters qualification in Engineering
  • Have a keen interest in and be passionate about developing a career in Engineering
  • Ideally have post degree professional work experience
  • Have a full, clean UK driving license
  • Demonstrate behaviours that reflect our core values; loyalty, integrity, delivery and innovation
  • Demonstate capabilities that match our core competency framework
  • Be flexibile in regards to relocation (placements could be anywhere in the UK and possibly further away)

All candidates will be assessed in a fair and consistent manner through the following means:-

  • Application screening
  • SHL Online Verbal and Numercial ability tests
  • Telephone screening
  • 1 day face to face Assessment centre to be held Mid July 2022.


Please note Assessment Centres will require an interview, presentation, group exercise and individual exercise, all of which need to be completed.

If you can adapt your approach, demonstrate strong time management and prioritisation skills and are interested in integrating and communicating with senior level stakeholders, we would love to hear from you!

Please apply using the link:

Subject to the completion of the pre-employment vetting checks required, you will commence with the organisation in September 2022.

To be considered for the above opportunity you must be eligible to live and work in UK and hold a full driving licence that is valid for you to drive in the UK.

Calor Gas Ltd. adhere to ethical recruiting methods ensuring that we do not discriminate against any candidate because of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage or civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex, or sexual orientation.