Rotational Engineering Graduate Scheme (2024)

Location: Xtrac UKClosing Date: 30 November 2023

The opportunity

Here at Xtrac, our engineering graduates will commence the rotational  programme in September 2024 with the first six months in our engineering department. We offer a busy and unique place of work, with both design and production under one roof, and exposure to different engineering disciplines including Design, R&D and Analysis.

Once this six months is completed, the scheme rotates through a four month core placement in commercial, quality, purchasing, programme management and the MSO. At the end of the two year programme, you will be offered the opportunity to undertake a potential three month placement in Xtrac Inc, either in Mooresville North Carolina, or Indianapolis.

If you would like to work in a fast-paced engineering environment, producing the world-leading transmissions for some of the world’s top motorsports teams and high-performance automotive manufacturers, then Xtrac is the place to be.

From day one, you’ll have the opportunity to dive headfirst into your role. You’ll have the freedom and responsibility to work on challenging projects and collaborate with other teams. You’ll also broaden your knowledge and gain insight into the business by taking on projects within or between other departments.

Entry requirements:

  • Minimum of a 2:1 in an Engineering discipline
  • Work experience is desirable though not essential

The departments


Xtrac’s advanced engineering group, encompassing Gear Technology, Research & Development, Production Engineering and Metallurgy, operates as a consultancy providing forward thinking engineering solutions to keep us and our customers well ahead of the competition.

Manufacturing Support Office

Our Manufacturing Support Office (MSO) provides various forms of assistance, guidance, and resources to support the manufacturing process. It plays a supportive role in ensuring the smooth and efficient operation of the manufacturing activities.


Quality means everything to us at Xtrac, we expect our products to have the highest of quality and our customers do too. It’s a large part of what makes us the world’s leading supplier of high-performance transmissions for top tier automotive and motorsport.


Xtrac’s purchasing department plays an important role in supply chain management decisions. The purchasing team is responsible for selecting suppliers, negotiating, and administering both short term purchase orders and long term contracts, monitoring supplier performance, identifying, and mitigating risk in the supply chain, whilst developing a responsive and engaged supplier base ensuring strong supplier relations are maintained.


With a strong orderbook and a growing number of exciting new project opportunities in both the Motorsport and High Performance Automotive (HPA) sector, we are opening up a commercial position within our new graduate rotation scheme.

Programme Management 

Programme management is a separate department that defines, co-ordinates and maintains all of the activities required across the whole business for successful new product introductions (NPIs).

For further information please see here Graduate-Scheme-Brochure-final.pdf (

Company benefits include

Competitive Salary
Pension Contribution
Life Assurance
Private Health Care
Eye Care Assistance
Cycle to Work Scheme
Company Events
On-site Parking
Reward & Recognition Incentives
Flexible Working for Some Roles
Salary Sacrifice Electric Car Scheme
Free Safety Workwear

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