Lotus News Article

Lotus Invests in Graduate Training Scheme

Thursday, January 9, 2014 - 09:00
Following significant investment from shareholders DRB-HICOM and the UK Government’s ‘Regional Growth Fund’, Group Lotus Plc is delighted to announce new graduate opportunities across its Lotus Cars and Lotus Engineering divisions.

Lotus Graduate Training SchemeThe Lotus Graduate Training Scheme comprises a 2-year rotation programme that will see successful candidates moving throughout the Lotus Cars and Lotus Engineering divisions. Lotus prides itself on providing its people with a holistic approach to career development, and the graduate rotation process offers a thorough and comprehensive view of all its divisions and disciplines before trainees elect to specialise and hone their skills long-term.

The trainee will acquire experience of six different areas of the business in their initial 2-year period, before joining a department within Lotus Engineering or Lotus Cars and will be enrolled onto the Institution of Mechanical Engineers MPDS scheme to work towards becoming chartered.

Aslam Farikullah, Group Lotus Plc Chief Operating Officer commented, “Lotus stands for performance, excellence and passion; being part of this iconic brand is something of which our people are proud and we are delighted to welcome the next generation of Lotus experts. We have a flexible, agile business culture, great facilities and tremendous support from our shareholders so our new starters are nurtured and flourish quickly.”

Entry to the Lotus Graduate Training Scheme delivers a diverse and dynamic programme of projects, working alongside world-class talent. Lotus has a culture of creativity, passion and drive and is the perfect breeding ground for talent because being part of a small, innovative team offers something unique - a genuine chance to make a difference.