Liberty Speciality Steels is a global supplier focused on a wide variety of carbon, alloy and stainless steels meeting the needs of demanding applications around the world.
We are recognised experts in engineering steels technology, manufacture and applications through high quality electric arc steelmaking, world class re-melting facilities and established mill processing capabilities. We are environmentally conscious and the UK’s largest consumer of recycled steel. We are committed to safety, employee development and local community initiatives and offer careers in a wide ranging number of Engineering and Support function disciplines.
The Speciality Steels division of Liberty Steel, is focused on offering alloy and stainless steel grades for use in demanding sectors such as Aerospace, Oil and Gas, Industrial Engineering and Bearings, and in the manufacture of Bright Bar, Narrow Strip and niche engineering applications for customers around the world.
A 12 month placement with us is a fantastic opportunity to gain invaluable work experience. Whatever your functional discipline you will get the chance to make a real impact on live projects as you engage yourself in our business.
We are looking for people who are passionate about the area in which they wish to specialise, have excellent communication skills, an inquisitive nature, the courage to challenge, plenty of initiative, adept problem solving skills and a flexible attitude.
We require you to be working towards, or hold, at minimum a 2:2 degree in a course relevant to the discipline you’re applying for.
The Speciality Steels business has locations in Sheffield and Rotherham, South Yorkshire; Bolton, Lancashire; and Wednesbury, West Midlands.
Our placements are based in South Yorkshire as these are our main sites. You will need to be flexible and willing to travel between the two South Yorkshire sites as required.
Other benefits include:
There are a number of stages on your journey to joining us, but before you start applying the following information is key to a successful application.
Please provide us with some further information when submitting your CV, which should tell us why you want to work for us.
Following a successful application, we’ll invite you to take part in a telephone interview. We’ll use this time to get to know you better and to find out more about your skills, experiences and aspirations. It will also be an opportunity for you to ask us any questions that you may have at this stage in the process.
If all goes well during your telephone interview, we’ll invite you to a selection day. During the selection day you will be asked to perform a series of activities to demonstrate your abilities and suitability for the role. The activities will vary depending on the role you are applying for. After your selection day, we will aim to get back to you at the earliest opportunity. Regardless of the outcome, we will do our best to give you feedback as we know it’s important for your personal development.
At some point during the selection process, we may invite you to attend a site tour. Led by experts, the tour will give you a real insight into what we do and what it’s like working in steel manufacturing.