Young Woman Engineer of the Year Awards 2012
This prestigious award honours the very best early career female engineers working in the UK today
December 2013 | London, UK
2012 headline sponsors
At BP Fuels and Lubricants Technology, we’re constantly pioneering innovations and technology to keep pace with the way the world is moving. Committed to pushing new frontiers in product development and testing, we also recognise the value of recruiting promising talent and the brightest technical minds.
Let your imagination take shape.
Join EADS. A global leader in aerospace, defence and related services.
EADS provides global leadership in aerospace, defence and related services. In 2011, EADS generated revenues of € 49.1 billion and employed a workforce of over 133,000.
The Group includes:
Airbus as the leading global manufacturer of the most innovative commercial and military aircraft, with Airbus Military covering tanker, transport and mission aircraft.
Astrium, the European leader in space programmes and the third biggest space provider worldwide, is active in all space activities, from large-scale space systems to satellite services.
Cassidian, worldwide leader in state-of-the-art solutions for armed forces and civil security worldwide, also makes EADS the major partner in the Eurofighter consortium and a stakeholder in the missile systems provider MBDA.
Eurocopter, the world’s primary helicopter manufacturer in the civil sector, offering the largest civil and military helicopter range in the world. With its products it accounts for one third of the world’s entire helicopter fleet, having captured about 50% of sales for civil and parapublic helicopters in 2011.
Right now is a defining time for EADS companies, which means an excellent opportunity for you to join us and help shape the future direction of our business.
To find out more, please visit www.jobs.eads.com.
Terrorism. Drug-smuggling. Arms dealing. Cybercrime. Money laundering.
You might think the world of intelligence and security services is a male-orientated world. Not so. It’s important for us to fully reflect Britain’s population, which means we’re fully committed to diversity and the different perspectives it brings to our work. Women are under-represented in technical and engineering roles. So if you’re looking for a genuinely interesting career with outstanding development potential, consider GCHQ. Using some of the world’s most powerful technology, we work alongside MI5 and MI6 in helping counter threats to Britain.
Based in Cheltenham, ours is a highly technical environment, and we recruit graduates from all disciplines into entry level roles in a huge range of technical and engineering functions. While the work is totally unique, the skills and professional qualifications you gain will be industry standard, and transferable. Everyone benefits from personalised training, mentoring and shadowing.
For more details visit www.gchq-careers.co.uk applicants must be British citizens.
For over 40 years Intel has been leading and bringing new technology to the marketplace. Now we are building on our historical strength in silicon innovation and global manufacturing capacity to create new products and technologies making people's lives more exciting, fulfilling, and manageable.
Creating an inclusive environment where every employee feels valued is at the core of our business. Our business accomplishments are a direct result of our diverse employees around the globe our differences are our strength, and we will continue to hire and retain the best talent from an increasingly global and diverse labour pool. We believe this will result in a better understanding of our customers' needs and we never stop looking for the next leap ahead in technology, education, culture, manufacturing, and social responsibility. Simply put, we want to be the best at everything we do.
Our global workforce possesses a unique set of experiences and abilities that have been critical to our success. Our passion for innovation has helped us maintain our role as a technology leader. We respect the viewpoints of all our people and honour the values of discipline, quality, and risk-taking that our company was built on. Come on in!
For more information please visit www.intel.com/jobs
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Ofcom is the regulator of the UK communications industries, with responsibilities across television, radio, telecommunications, wireless and postal communications services.
Operating in a high profile and dynamic industry, we believe in the power of action. We’re committed to being innovative and creative, taking responsibility, solving problems and driving initiatives which have a positive impact - on the environment, on people’s lives, and on careers. What you say will be listened to. What you want will be considered. What you do will get noticed. If you believe, you can achieve. Opportunity is here. All you need to do is take it.
Energy is a global issue, and we’re a business with global interests. The largest utility business in the UK, and the second largest in the United States, our ambition is to grow even more, and to grow our people in the process. Diversity in our workplace is important, and we’re taking active steps to create opportunities for new talent and to broaden our appeal – not least to women engineers. As a result of our initiatives, we’ve appeared in the ‘Top 50 Places Women Want to Work’ for five consecutive years. We’re also now proud to be sponsoring the IET Young Woman Engineer 2011. Opportunity is here. All you need to do is take it.
Find out more at www.nationalgridcareers.com
Royal Air Force is proud to announce their sponsorship of the highly coveted and prestigious IET Young Woman Engineer of the Year Awards 2011. The awards recognise the very best female engineers which the UK has to offer, highlighting the achievements of women in science, engineering and technology. The RAF is keen to promote women and Engineering Excellence as these skills are an intrinsic part of many different careers within the RAF. By raising awareness of the accomplishments of women engineers, The RAF can ensure that they continue their tradition of being at the peak of the engineering profession.
For more information about engineering excellence in the RAF please visit www.raf.mod.uk/careers
Founded in 1937, RS Components is a high volume high margin distributor of Electronic, Electrical, Electromechanical and Industrial Components. With operating companies based in over 25 countries, its business supports more than a million engineers across 160 countries worldwide. Whatever they do and wherever they are in the world, RS's innovation and quality continues to keep their work running smoothly for them.
Customer service and experience underpins our business. We stock over 450,000 components and service 1.6 million customers worldwide. We despatch over 40,000 parcels everyday, for next day delivery. We consistently delight our customers and hold the leading position in the markets we serve.
RS is committed to innovation and development. Our staff are integral to this process and we continue to invest in award winning training.
For more details please visit www.rswww.com/careers
SELEX Galileo, a Finmeccanica company, is a leading global player in defence electronics, and delivers airborne mission critical systems and a full ISTAR capability for the battlespace to its customers.
The Company's 7000-strong international workforce is able to build close relationships with customers across 5 continents, allowing SELEX Galileo to respond to the specific needs of those on the front line. These relationships also allow the Company to listen to the Customer and design availability-based support contracts to their precise requirements, providing the greatest possible value for money.
At the heart of our values is a passion for innovation which is supported at every level of the Company. Through outstanding Apprenticeships (graded by OFSTED), award winning Graduate Development (as chosen by the Institute of Physics) and through encouraging determination and creativity as demonstrated by Arlene McConnell, one of our Systems Engineers and winner of the IET's Young Woman Engineer of the Year Award 2010, SELEX Galileo pushes individual development throughout its diverse and transnational workforce.
For more information about our ideas, services and resource requirements, visit www.selexgalileo.com
Siemens is the global powerhouse in electronics and electrical engineering, actively operating in more than 190 countries. We’re offering a wide range of pioneering products for energy efficiency, industrial productivity, affordable healthcare and intelligent infrastructure, with a quickly growing focus on sustainability. To find answers to the toughest questions of our time, we need open-minded and curious people who dare to ask them. Just like the more than 405,000 people of Siemens. And maybe just like you?
For more information please visit: www.siemens.co.uk/grad
Transport for London (TfL) is the organisation responsible for the Capital’s transport system. Our role is to implement the Mayor’s Transport Strategy and manage transport services across the Capital.
TfL manages London’s buses, London Underground , Docklands Light Railway, London Overground and London Trams. It also runs London River Services, Victoria Coach Station and the London Transport Museum. Every day, more than 27 million journeys are made on the TfL network.
Transport for London offers a wide range of challenging and rewarding career opportunities in engineering based disciplines.
For more information, please visit: www.tfl.gov.uk/careers
Virgin Media is the first provider of all four broadband, TV, mobile phone and home phone services in the UK.
The company’s cable network – the result of a multi-billion pound private investment – delivers ultrafast broadband connections to over half of all UK homes, with speeds of up to 100Mb, and is being expanded to reach thousands more people across the country.
Virgin Media has developed the most advanced interactive television service, bringing together broadcast TV, thousands of hours of on demand programming and the best of the web in a single set-top box powered by TiVo. The company was the first to offer HD TV and 3D on demand to millions of UK households.
Virgin Media also operates the most popular virtual mobile network in the UK which, when launched, was the world’s first such mobile phone service. It is also one of the largest fixed-line home phone providers in the country.
Virgin Media Inc. is listed on the NASDAQ Stock Market and the London Stock Exchange (VMED). For more information, go to www.virginmedia.com