Title:  IT Graduate Scheme


Hethel, NFK, GB

Date:  26 May 2023

About the Role 


As a Lotus Cars Graduate joining our Graduate & Programmes Function you will become part of a team helping define, develop and launch the next generation of high performance electrified Lotus sports cars as well as 3rd party projects.


During your 2 year Graduate Scheme you will be empowered to make a real difference to our business whilst developing commercial, core and technical skills through rotation and development opportunities.


Lotus is recruiting a IT Graduate to join our team based at our prestigious manufacturing site in Hethel


As an IT Graduate you will be supporting business critical activity whilst developing business requirement management and technical skills through rotation and development opportunities. You will be directly supporting the delivery of our Vision 80 transformation and objectives.


What you will be doing:


  • Successfully complete functional rotations delivering on the required objectives and developing strong relationships across the organisation.
  • Support the implementation of business improvement projects and product deliverables.
  • Develop a deep understanding of Lotus operations and area functions responsibilities.
  • Development and implementation of innovative Technology to support the Lotus business (this could be around Data Science/Analysis, Robotic Process automation, Artificial Intelligence, operational efficiency etc.)
  • Develop strong working relationships with functional mentors and rotation managers
  • Maintaining effective leadership, interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to create a sense of community amongst teams at all levels and departments within Lotus.  


Knowledge, Skills and Experience



  • Degree ideally computer science or similar 2.1 predicted or achieved
  • Excellent communication skills both verbal and written
  • Ability to prioritise tasks and work to deadlines
  • Valid UK Driving License



  • Commercial, manufacturing or engineering experience / placement



Key Behaviours


Respect: Ability to build strong relationships through commitment to excellence, treats all colleagues with dignity and respect.

One Team: Team player, positively contributes to team discussion, constructively challenges non-collaborative behaviours.

Ambition: Works with customers (internal/external) to define and work towards a positive outcome, remains positive and resilient during periods of change.

Drive: Uses their experience and judgement to solve problems and find effective solutions, is proactive and effectively deals with ambiguity in a fast changing business environment.

Ability to work in small / medium sized enterprise undergoing substantial change.  Flexible and able to rapidly reprioritise and produce excellent outcomes




What we offer you

In addition to a competitive salary, you will have access to the following benefits:


  • 25 days’ holiday plus bank holidays
  • Hybrid working
  • Half day finish on a Friday
  • 6% pension contribution 
  • Discretionary annual bonus scheme, based on your contribution and the performance of the company
  • Private Healthcare
  • Group income protection based on length of service
  • Paid time off for medical appointments
  • Family Friendly policies
  • Exclusive Employee discount, wellbeing and recognition platform #ForUSLOT 


We reserve the right to close this role early if a high volume of applicants is received.