SALARY: £28,500 plus £2,000 signing on bonus
Sims Limited is the world’s leading electronics and metal recycling company. We are global leaders in the secure and sustainable management of metals from industry, trade and the wider community. With an annual turnover exceeding £5 billion and hundreds of sites across the world, our performance and leadership on environmental, social and governance policies has seen us listed as one of the Global Top 100 Most Sustainable Corporations.
Sims Metal is a business division of Sims Limited. Sims Limited and each of its business divisions play an integral role in the circular economy by making resources available for future use. Our purpose, create a world without waste to preserve our planet, is what drives us to constantly innovate and offer new solutions in the circular economy for consumers, businesses, governments and communities around the world.
We operate from over five continents, with over 40 metals recycling sites in the UK. Globally, the business has over 100 years of experience in metals recycling and lead the way in technology development to achieve higher recycling and recovery rates.
In this structured development programme, you will be exposed to all aspects of the recycling business through rotations based across our sites. You will have the opportunity to work on a variety of capital projects, new equipment installation/commissioning, and continuous/process improvement initiatives across operations.
Through these projects/rotations, you will gain exposure to, and knowledge about, the various functional departments within Sims, such as engineering, production, logistics, sales and marketing, safety health and environment, business administration and finance. This integrated approach will provide a diverse experience across the work environments at Sims, including significant time working outside with the operational teams and developing experience through proximity to our complex processing equipment.
Throughout your time on our Graduate Programme, you will receive interactive, hands-on training, as well as a series of blended learning modules that will help develop and strengthen your professional knowledge and skills. You will also be paired with a mentor who will provide you with insight, knowledge, support and guidance. In tandem with this, you will be enrolled into an externally delivered Aspiring Leaders Development Programme. This is an experiential programme that offers an industry recognised qualification at the end. Each rotation and the leadership experiential learning will ensure that you get exposure to a variety of projects, phases, and disciplines.
After completing the programme, you will commence a challenging yet rewarding role, where you will continue to grow professionally within the business.
• To gain insight into the various operations, processes, techniques and controls in the industry.
• To identify problems and implement corrective actions in accordance with procedure.
• To be responsible for your own development as well as that of the team.
• To install, test and maintain equipment.
• To design, perform and conduct trials that prove operational or product improvements
• To contribute to our continual improvement process.
• To analyse data, draw conclusions, make recommendations and implement improvements.
• To build business and operational models.
To be successful in this challenging position you will have:
• A sound degree in Science, Engineering, Economics or Business Management.
• Exceptional organisational skills.
• A high level of attention to detail and accuracy with at least some analytical skills.
• Strong written and verbal communication skills.
• Motivation, flexibility and adaptability.
• An inquisitive nature and resourceful approach.
• The ability to contribute new ideas.
• A never-ending commitment to delivering results.
• Have a UK Driving Licence, or a demonstrable commitment to gaining a licence.
Ideally you will also:
• Have completed a placement year/year in industry.
• Be able to demonstrate commercial ability and acumen.
This is a fantastic opportunity for someone to develop and grow within a friendly and team-orientated international business.
£28,500 plus £2,000 signing on bonus
• Enrolment onto Aspiring Leaders Development Programme which offers an industry recognised management and leadership qualification on completion
• Your own personal mentor
All applications will be processed through Discovery, the retained managing consultants. Due to high volumes of applications, only those successful on application will be contacted for interviews.Operations Graduate – Future Leaders Graduate Program – US (J002556)
JOB TITLE: Operations Graduate – Sims Future Leaders Graduate Program (J002556)
COMPANY: Sims Lifecycle Services
SALARY: $60,000- $70.000 plus Attractive Benefits Package
If you’re set on making real change for tomorrow, at Sims Lifecycle Services, we have the scale, resources, and ambition to make it happen. We believe progress is driven by our people. We look to bring together people with unique stories, diverse perspectives, backgrounds and talent – and we need yours too!
Sims Lifecycle Services (SLS) is the global leader in circular cloud solutions. It plays a critical role in helping businesses and data centers manage the profound shift in how and where technology is managed. As a worldwide leader in IT asset and cloud infrastructure reuse, redeployment, and recycling, SLS offers IT asset disposition (ITAD) and e-waste recycling solutions for businesses. In business since 2002, our new name, Sims Lifecycle Services (SLS), reflects how dramatically our industry has changed in the last 20 years. SLS will continue to drive circular economy initiatives with our clients and ensure data-safe solutions in everything we do.
Sims Lifecycle Services is a business division of Sims Limited, a publicly traded company. SLS plays an integral role in the circular economy by making resources available for future use. Our purpose, create a world without waste to preserve our planet, is what drives us to constantly innovate and offer new solutions in the circular economy for consumers, businesses, governments, and communities around the world.
As an inclusive, forward-thinking business, SLS has identified the need to develop future leaders in its the area of business and operations. We are looking for a highly competent and motivated Business or Operations Graduate to be part of a high-performance team joining our 2-year Graduate Programme and who is flexible and open to relocation if required. You will be a key part of our Lifecycle Services Division initially based at our sites in Tennessee and then moved to our sites in Illinois.
In this role you will be exposed to and will participate fully in a broad range of activities to provide real business experience, quantifiable business benefits and the opportunity for a challenging and rewarding career within Sims Limited, and more specifically within the Lifecycle Services Division. At the end of the 24-month programme, you will be fully equipped to take on their first permanent role within the Division with a host of opportunities across several functions.
Your personal and professional development will be supported by the Discovery Aspiring Leaders programme providing you with a blended approach to learning through experiential workshops, online learning forums and an experienced coach.
Following an initial induction period, you will follow a uniquely tailored, but structured program incorporating a series of rotations establishing yourself in key departments, developing a strong understanding of its need within the business and complete a study/project to demonstrate your new knowledge.
Closely supported by your assigned Mentor and Coach, you will be involved in hands on learning and complete a number of rotations and be exposed to a number of roles, projects and sites including the following:
At the 21-month mark, you will have a full review with your manager to discuss your ongoing potential future and transition into a full-time position at Sims after the completion of your 2-year graduate program.
We are looking for a driven and ambitious Graduate to join our team. We are particularly looking for graduates with a Bachelor’s degree in Business or Operations or an equivalent combination of education and experience, who are practical and data oriented. To be successful you will:
Work is normally performed in an office work environment with occasional exposure in warehouse, some of which may not be climate-controlled, with exposure to noise, dust, fumes, and heat, humidity, and other weather conditions
Must be able to handle interpersonal situations in a professional manner
At Sims Lifecycle Services, we know how hard graduates work and what a substantial contribution they make to businesses and because of this, we offer the people who join us an enviable package.
In addition to a highly competitive starting salary, you can also look forward to a range of benefits that amongst other things, include the following:
We work closely with our Graduate Recruitment Partner who will follow up the next stages in your application. Our assessment process includes an assessment day which we will host on one of our operational sites.
You’ll need to have the permanent right to stay and work in the US.
If you’re ready to work in a dynamic environment alongside talented people who take pride in delivering great results, apply today quoting the Job code J002556
We are committed to being an equal opportunities employer.
All applications will be processed through Discovery, the retained managing consultants. Due to high volumes of applications, only those successful on application will be contacted for interviews.