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Commercial Graduate

Our Commercial Graduates are involved in the development, launch, marketing and selling of Renishaw's products.

Commercial Graduates

This stream has now been closed

Relevant disciplines: Business Management, Marketing International Business Studies and various other near equivalent courses. Candidates from non-engineering disciplines are expected to be able to show a strong interest in technology / engineering and be able to back this up.

The commercial stream spans a variety of disciplines that all support the commercial operations of Renishaw. The graduate scheme supports recruitment into corporate divisions, product divisions and subsidiaries.

Examples of commercial disciplines include, but are not limited to:

  • Product Marketing / Business Development: working with R&D project teams to develop the specification and business plans for products currently in development. Positions include matters relating to intellectual property and defining the strategic direction of the product divisions by providing market insight.
  • Marketing Communications: responsible for the creation of the marketing collateral used to publicise Renishaw's products worldwide. This can include digital content creation, email marketing, video and animations, sales brochures, technical documentation, news articles for industry journals, plus demonstration equipment and graphics for exhibitions.
  • Sales Development: working in a corporate function supporting a number of critical elements from an Academy to web channel developments.Core knowledge

Commercial Graduates will gain:

  • Positions will provide you with international exposure to the commercial needs of Renishaw and its customers.
  • Excellent understanding of commercial processes including marketing and sales
  • Skilled in situational analysis and problem solving
  • High standard of verbal and written communication (including presentation skills)
  • A strong focus on internal and external customers
  • Aware of the commercial activities surrounding the customer requirements
  • Collaborative, and keen to share information, knowledge and skills
  • Ability to work as part of a team or as an individual
  • Able to identify the goals of any project and work towards them
  • Able to apply structure and a methodical approach to tasks, identify deadlines and clarify business priorities
  • Prioritise and plan work effectively
  • Resource and time management
  • Work under pressure when required
  • Basic understanding of product lifecycle and manufacturing techniques
  • Understand the intended use of the products and how they benefit the customer 
  • Promotion in this stream is likely to lead to more senior positions in one of the product divisions, corporate functions or sales subsidiaries. Recent commercial graduates have taken roles in business development, product marketing and sales development.