Engineering Graduate Programme

Recruitment has now ended for 2023

Who We Are

Tīra welds together the largest group of specialty steel and fabrication companies in New Zealand and Australia, creating world-leading stainless steel and specialty alloy solutions. We operate in a diverse range of industries that people need to live and work – including dairy and food, beverage, water, chemical, pharmaceutical, transport and energy.

The Opportunity

Working within a progressive engineering business, this Programme will provide you with an opportunity to be involved in various aspects of the business from draughting, project engineering and project management on a 6 – 12 month rotational basis across our NZ Business Units.

Our programme will give you the opportunity to work in different areas and locations of the business, allow you to learn from some of our experienced technical experts on projects based in the workshop and on-site and is a chance to get in there and really learn the in’s and out’s of our business and the engineering industry.

Our Programme

  • A structured training and development programme
  • The chance to work on varied projects around the country (this will involve 6 – 12 month work rotations across our NZ locations)
  • Gaining exposure to different areas of the business
  • Working with people to learn from their experiences
  • Leadership training to support both your professional and personal development
  • Competitive salaries
  • Life insurance benefits
  • Discounted medical insurance rates

The Candidate

We want to hear from Graduates who are passionate about pursuing a career within the engineering industry. You will be driven, have a high level of initiative & attention to detail and a desire to further your engineering career within our Company. You will be in your final year of study or have recently graduated with a Bachelor of Engineering (Mechanical or Mechatronics).

Vision & Values

Our Company Vision is “Bringing Steel to Life” and reflects the products that we produce that have an impact on what people need to live and work – food and beverage, dairy, water, pharmaceutical just to name a few.

Our Values are also at the heart of our business and include the following:


Caring for
people & place


Show respect,
build trust


Challenge the now,
lead the future


Every day,
every way

Applications for 2023 are now closed

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