Why Work For Us?

As the world's leading aerospace supply chain provider, Pattonair offers a truly global reach for Graduates looking to launch their career in the aerospace sector. Our dedicated team works across a variety of functions and disciplines, ensuring you are fully supported in achieving the professional development you're looking for.

As part of our team, you'll be able to make an important contribution towards overcoming some of the most complex challenges facing the aerospace supply chain today. What's more, you'll be part of an inclusive and diverse team that helps drive the exceptional results we're known for.

Brilliant Benefits

Pattonair provides an attractive benefits package that helps us attract and retain the world-class talent needed to succeed. Offering a globally benchmarked compensation package that includes a salary of £30k and award-winning health plans, we provide our employees with the benefits they need to succeed. We also work hard to make a positive impact on our society and the environment, supporting a variety of volunteering initiatives around the world.

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Our Graduate Programmes

We offer three different Graduate Schemes, so take a look and find out which one will help your career to take off.

Graduate Innovation Scheme
Specialist Scheme
Graduate Finance Scheme
Specialist Scheme
Graduate Management Scheme
Rotational Scheme

FAQs

  • I’m interested in applying – what’s the application process?

    To give us the chance to get to know you and for you to get to know us, our application process is made up of several stages:


    • Online application
    • Online testing
    • Telephone/video interview
    • Assessment centre
  • Will I get feedback on my performance?

    Of course, we give feedback to everyone following the assessment centre.

  • What is the salary for the schemes?

    Each scheme has a salary of £30,000 for the two year duration of the programme.

  • What’s the closing date for applications?

    If you’re thinking of applying, get your application in now as we’ll be closing as soon as we find our perfect candidates.

  • I am excited to have a placement at another site across the globe during the programme, but what assistance will you provide?

    We will make travel and accommodation arrangements for your placement abroad.

  • What benefits do you offer? I’m a regular gym goer.

    We offer subsidised gym membership, 20% off EE, healthcare packages, high street discounts and even cheap cinema and Alton Tower tickets or a bargain curry for a night out. You will also have the opportunity to buy extra holiday and much more.

  • If I’m successful, can I choose which site I’m based at?

    You will mainly be based in Derby where we have three sites. However, you will be expected to travel between sites, so you will need to be mobile.

  • We welcome applications from Graduates from any university and with any degree

  • What support will I receive throughout the scheme?

    All our Graduates will receive on-the-job training, structured performance management and formal training activities throughout the scheme. You will also be assigned a Scheme Mentor who will be your pseudo line manager for the two years. Prior to starting the scheme and throughout the programme, you will have an ex-Graduate buddy who will always be on hand to help.

  • So, I’ve finished the scheme – what happens next?

    You will receive support and development throughout the scheme to help you sail through all of your development reviews so that you receive a job offer at the end of the programme.

  • What input do I have on my placements?

    For the Graduate Management Scheme, we like to place you within functions dependent on your personal aspirations. We have a successful and growing business, so this may guide which area you can best support. Your personal development will also be taken into consideration.

  • What is your stance on CSR?

    We are committed to making a positive impact on the environment and provide volunteering initiatives to support our communities all over the world.

  • I’m thinking of taking a gap year to go travelling. Can I delay my start with you?

    No, unfortunately we’re unable to consider a deferral of a year.

  • I don’t have the right to work in the UK – Can you help / sponsor me?

    We’re excited that you want to join us at Pattonair. Whilst we can’t welcome you in our UK team, we are a global company and may have another role you’d like in your country, please keep checking our website.

  • I graduated in 2017 – can I still apply?

    Of course! We’re looking for grads who graduated in the past three years.

  • Who should I contact if I have any further questions?

    If you have any further questions, feel free to get in touch with us via graduates@pattonair.com

Frequently Asked Questions

  • To give us the chance to get to know you and for you to get to know us, our application process is made up of several stages:


    • Online application
    • Online testing
    • Telephone/video interview
    • Assessment centre
  • Of course, we give feedback to everyone following the assessment centre.

  • Each scheme has a salary of £30,000 for the two year duration of the programme.

  • If you’re thinking of applying, get your application in now as we’ll be closing as soon as we find our perfect candidates.

  • We will make travel and accommodation arrangements for your placement abroad.

  • We offer subsidised gym membership, 20% off EE, healthcare packages, high street discounts and even cheap cinema and Alton Tower tickets or a bargain curry for a night out. You will also have the opportunity to buy extra holiday and much more.

  • You will mainly be based in Derby where we have three sites. However, you will be expected to travel between sites, so you will need to be mobile.

  • We welcome applications from Graduates from any university and with any degree

  • All our Graduates will receive on-the-job training, structured performance management and formal training activities throughout the scheme. You will also be assigned a Scheme Mentor who will be your pseudo line manager for the two years. Prior to starting the scheme and throughout the programme, you will have an ex-Graduate buddy who will always be on hand to help.

  • You will receive support and development throughout the scheme to help you sail through all of your development reviews so that you receive a job offer at the end of the programme.

  • For the Graduate Management Scheme, we like to place you within functions dependent on your personal aspirations. We have a successful and growing business, so this may guide which area you can best support. Your personal development will also be taken into consideration.

  • We are committed to making a positive impact on the environment and provide volunteering initiatives to support our communities all over the world.

  • No, unfortunately we’re unable to consider a deferral of a year.

  • We’re excited that you want to join us at Pattonair. Whilst we can’t welcome you in our UK team, we are a global company and may have another role you’d like in your country, please keep checking our website.

  • Of course! We’re looking for grads who graduated in the past three years.

  • If you have any further questions, feel free to get in touch with us via graduates@pattonair.com

Meet Our Grads

Graduate Strategic Procurement
Harry
Graduate Supply Chain
Jack

Ready For Your Career To Take Off?

Take your first steps into the exciting world of aerospace by applying for one of our Graduate Schemes today.