Maccaferri Young Engineer Program 2018 - 3rd edition

Job Location IT-Zola Predosa (BO)
Posted Date 4 weeks ago(19/02/2018 17:25)
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Maccaferri 2018 Graduate Program 


Are you civil, geotechnical or environmental engineer? Would you like to work in an international and dynamic environment?

Maccaferri 2018 Graduate Program offers the opportunity to achieve a high level of engineering and business understanding within a globally successful engineering company.

The aim of the project is to identify international talented candidates that, at the end of a comprehensive training period designed to fully develop their potential, will be appointed directly to the technical office or technical-sales positions within various Maccaferri companies around the world.


Candidate’s main tasks and responsibility


The ideal candidate is a Project Engineer selected for working with Consulting engineers and design firms to develop “first sale” activity, and with Contractors for the “second sale” activity taking, step by step, full responsibility for the technical proposals prepared under the control of the Technical Manager of the subsidiary selecting the appropriate Maccaferri technical solution in collaboration with the Subsidiary Technical Manager and Sales Manager, taking into consideration market prices, competition and available products manufactured locally by Maccaferri factories presenting Maccaferri products and technical solutions as part of techno-marketing activity at Consultant and Contractor premises.


Training Program


The graduate program training period will be based in Bologna, Italy and it is scheduled to start in May 2018.

It will be focused on technical, commercial and transversal training useful to better understand such a dynamic work environment and it will proceed in 4 stages:


1) General training focused on

  • technical aspects related to Maccaferri products and solutions
  • industrial processes (manufacturing, supply chain, quality management)
  • marketing strategy and approach
  • basis of financial management
  • weekly English class
  • Italian course for the foreigners

2) Expanding the knowledge acquired in the first phase and mentoring by more experienced colleagues (on-the-job training), focusing on the development of projects and technical and economic proposals.

3) Specialization, focusing on the role (technical/sales) and on the local market; products, technical solutions and standards adopted.

4) Familiarization with the final destination subsidiary.


During this period of training, the candidates will visit Maccaferri establishments and construction sites where Maccaferri products are being installed.

Following this period of intense training, the candidate will then be assigned to one of Maccaferri subsidiary according to business needs and candidate’s aptitude and knowledge. The job will be located within the local subsidiary.


Civil Engineering Degree. Candidates with ERASMUS experience will be favourably considered.


Technical knowledge

The candidate should have experience with the following engineering aspects (either through university studies or job experience):

GEOTECHNICS: soil parameter selection on the basis of ground investigation data supplied by Clients, earth pressure theory, preliminary evaluation of the settlements, slope stability, international geotechnical standards/codes;

HYDRAULICS: free surface flow, river hydrology, river flood protection, underground water flow, analysis of extreme events (rain, river discharges);

STRUCTURES: retaining wall stability, preliminary design of road pavements and platforms, design of rock fall protection structures, international standards/codes;



Candidate job experience is not necessary but will be evaluated if relevant for the field of activity of Maccaferri.



  • English knowledge (C1 level) is mandatory
  • a second language (French, Spanish, German, Arabic, Mandarin) will be positively evaluated.


We look forward to receiving your application!


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