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Smartphones, computers, networks, self-driving cars, intelligent machines, the latest medical advances, renewable energy – the digital transformation makes our lives easier, safer, and more comfortable.

And we are at the center of it all: The world's leading technology companies manufacture their products with innovative solutions from ASM.

Business Development Student Placement

The ASM team is looking to immediately fill the above position:

With our SIPLACE SMT placement machines and DEK stencil printers we support electronics manufacturers all over the world on their path to the Smart #1 SMT Factory as we successfully implement Industry 4.0 concepts.

As the industry’s innovation and technology leader, our product portfolio stands for top quality, process integration and flexible best-in-class solutions. Our vision: We enable the digital world!

Your duties and responsibilities:

At ASM we're looking for an enthusiastic student to join us and have an active role in developing our business. This role gives you a great opportunity to experience working in a variety of areas of the business including finance, consultancy, project management and engineering.

You'll be...

  • Producing and interpreting monthly finance reports.
  • Supporting the creation and implementation of business cases.
  • Involved in the commercial aspects of our customised solutions
  • Involved with commercial assessments of our products

Your profile:

  • Currently studying for a degree in a Business Management, Business Studies or another relevant field
  • An interest in the commercial and Financial aspect of business
  • Strong IT skills
  • Able to communicate effectively both face to face and in writing
  • Able to build stable and useful working relationships
  • Approachable and responsive to new ideas.
  • Able to organise own time and workload to deliver against tasks set by others.

Training and Projects

We’ll help you make the most of your placement by offering you on the job training with your manager, peers and this will be supported by an agreed development programme. We have a plan individually tailored to each placement in order to track your performance and help you to enhance your existing transferrable skills as well as your course specific skills.

On top of your day-to-day role, you will also have the chance to get involved in a variety of projects. These projects are in addition to your job role and include team working, exciting project management, creative and innovative thinking and representing the business at STEM events. There are also opportunities to be involved in the development and release of our new technology.

Rewards and Benefits

Our placement programme offers many rewards and benefits, such as the following:

  • £1,000 starting bonus
  • A competitive salary of £18,540 per annum pro rata
  • 25 days annual leave
  • Discounts at local and global organisations
  • Corporate gym membership
  • Subsidised canteen
  • Flexible working hours
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Opt-in pension scheme
  • Employee Assistance programme
  • Life Assurance scheme
  • Gain invaluable experience working with a team of diverse people
  • Team building days out

Largest hardware
and software
supplier for the
electronics industry
1,400 high-tech
Over 14,800
employees from many
different cultures
Annual group sales:
US$ 2.49 billion
Active in over
30 countries