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Location: Hemel Hempstead, Elstree, Slough, Dundee, Manchester
Start Date: November 2019
Restart@Smiths: 12 week returnship (with potential to settle into a permanent role)
Closing date for applications: 31st August 2019

Are you considering a return to work after spending some time out of the workplace?

Are you looking for a role that will help your transition back to work?

Are you passionate, driven and ready to make your next move?

Our Restart@Smiths Returnship could be just what you’re looking for!

Restart@Smiths is all about welcoming talented people back to work after an extended career break of two years or more.  
We’re accepting applications from potential colleagues of all ages and backgrounds who took time off work for any reason.
Maybe you’ve been raising a family, caring for a friend or relative, spent time travelling or just taken time out.
Smiths Group
At Smiths we enable modern life. Through our five global divisions we make the world safer, more efficient and better connected. Helping solve the world's challenges. Innovating for our customers. Creating the future.
We’re a UK-based, global FTSE 100 technology group that’s been at the heart of modern life for 160 years, pushing boundaries, driving progress and delivering excellence.
Smiths colleagues have curious minds. They look for responsibility and relish a challenge. They want to make the world safer, more efficient and better connected. And they help us create the future. If this sounds like you then Restart@Smiths could be for you.
What we offer
Training and Support:
Restart@Smiths is a tailored programme aimed to help you regain experience and knowledge in your field of expertise. If accepted, you’d be assigned a dedicated mentor to guide you through your journey at Smiths.
Meaningful work experience:
You’ll be joining a global technology business, helping to create the future. From day one you will be assigned to a relevant role or a project in your area of expertise and supported throughout to reach your potential.
Diverse and Inclusive workplace:
Smiths’ success depends on the diverse perspectives our teams bring to work every day. Our workplace respects, values and supports each individual for their diversity. We believe that by embracing our differences, we will attract, retain, and inspire a highly engaged workforce and be better prepared to outperform our competitors.
Guided by the Smiths Way and our core value of Respect, diversity and inclusion is not only the right thing to do, but necessary for our organisation to be more innovative, customer focused and successful, and to be an ever-improving place to work for our colleagues.
We recognise you may require flexibility to balance your life at home and at work, and we are happy to offer flexible working options to meet these needs.
Global Projects:
Our worldwide presence gives you the opportunity to collaborate with global as well as regional teams. You’ll build a network of like-minded colleagues and get exposure to multiple areas within the business.
What are the opportunities?
Restart@Smiths currently runs across three divisions within Smiths Group. Here’s a summary from each of the divisions involved with the opportunities available:
‘We’re a global authority on the application, management and manufacture of world class detection and screening technology.
Every minute of every day, our detection and screening technology helps to protect people and infrastructure, making the world a safer place.
Our goal is simple – to provide the security, peace of mind and freedom of movement upon which the world depends.
We deliver the solutions needed to protect society from the threat and illegal passage of explosives, prohibitive weapons, contraband, toxic chemicals and narcotics’.
At Smiths Detection we are recruiting for:
Project Manager – Hemel Hempstead
Finance Specialist – Hemel Hempstead
Sales Support – Hemel Hempstead
Training Officer – Hemel Hempstead
‘For more than 100 years, our experience and technical expertise has helped keep global process industries ready to meet the ever-changing needs they face.
Our customers depend on John Crane to ensure their operations run efficiently and effectively.
Our team of experts use the latest technologies to maximize reliability, provide rapid response and develop innovations needed for mission-critical rotating equipment and challenging environments. Today. Tomorrow. Together.’
At John Crane we are recruiting for:
Indirect Buyer Europe – Slough
Design Engineer – Slough
Sales Engineer – Manchester
Sales Coordinator – Manchester
Business Development Engineer – Manchester
’We’re a leading provider of technically differentiated electronic components, subsystems, microwave and radio frequency products that connect, protect and control critical applications in the commercial aviation, defense, space, medical, rail, semiconductor test, wireless telecommunications, and industrial markets.’
At Smiths Interconnect we are recruiting for:
Production Technician – Dundee
Qualification & Test Engineer – Dundee
Supply Chain specialist – Elstree
Mechanical Design Engineer – Elstree
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