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Operations Graduate – Future Leaders Graduate Program – US (J002556)

JOB TITLE: Operations Graduate – Sims Future Leaders Graduate Program (J002556)

COMPANY: Sims Lifecycle Services

LOCATION: Tennessee

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!

THE COMPANY

Sims Lifestyle 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.

THE ROLE

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.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITES

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:

Roles:

Projects

Locations:

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.

THE INDIVIDUAL

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:

WORKING CONDITIONS

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

SALARY AND BENEFITS

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:

Assessment Process

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.

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Operations Graduate – Materials (Building Components Division) (J002558)

JOB TITLE: Operations Graduate – Materials (Building Components Division) (J002526) 

COMPANY: Epwin Group PLC 

LOCATION: Tamworth  

SALARY: Highly Competitive Graduate Salary and Benefits Package 

THE COMPANY 

Epwin Group PLC is the leading manufacturer of energy efficient and low maintenance building products for the Repair, Maintenance and Improvement, Social Housing and New Build markets in the UK. It is one of the UK’s largest manufacturers and suppliers of PVC windows, doors, and fascia systems with some of the best-known manufacturing and service names in the sector. It has an annual Group turnover in excess of £300million.  

Sustainability is at the heart of the organisation and Epwin Group takes a strong ethical stance in its manufacturing and distribution operations which is demonstrated in its significant investment in Quality, Environmental and H&S Certifications. 

Serving both the Trade and Retail markets in the UK, Epwin Group PLC operates an extensive branch network covering the whole of the UK offering several well-respected brands such as Swish and Kestrel. It also sells complimentary product lines such as flat roofing systems, decorative panelling, and sealants to reinforce its position as a respected industry leader.  

THE ROLE 

As an inclusive, forward-thinking business, Epwin Group PLC has identified the need to develop future leaders in the areas of sales, commercial, finance and operations.  We are looking for a highly competent and motivated Operations Graduate to be part of a high-performance team joining our 2-year Graduate Programme. You will be a key part of our Building Components Division based at our site in Tamworth. 

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 the Epwin Group, and more specifically within the Specialist 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 including Production; Warehouse; Planning and Logistics: Quality Assurance: CI and Product and Materials Development. 

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. 

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITES 

Following an initial 4-week induction period, you will follow four, 16-week rotations establishing themselves in key departments, developing a strong understanding of its need within the business and complete a study/project to demonstrate their new knowledge.   

Closely supported by your assigned Mentor, you will be involved in hands on learning and complete rotations in the following operations areas:   

There will then follow a more in-depth 32-week work placement, individually tailored specifically to you interests and the business needs. As part of this placement, you will be asked to lead one specific improvement project that will enable to apply many of the new skills you have acquired during your time with Epwin. 

THE INDIVIDUAL 

We are looking for a driven and ambitious Graduate to join our team. We are particularly looking graduates from an Chemical Engineering, Chemistry or Materials background, but practical, data-oriented Graduates with degrees in Engineering, Science, Economics, Business Studies or Maths will also be of considerable interest. To be successful you will: 

SALARY AND BENEFITS 

At Epwin Group, 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: 

PLEASE NOTE:

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NPD Trainee/Graduate (J002551)

LOCATION: Nationwide

SALARY: £26,663 plus highly attractive personal benefits and development package

The Company

PASSION FOR FOOD, PASSION FOR FARMING

We are Britain’s biggest provider of higher welfare pork and the lowest cost sustainable pig farming business in the UK.  We are also the largest producer of higher welfare pork globally. We are proud to partner with more than 1000 UK farmers who share our belief in the highest standards of animal welfare, efficiency, and quality.

Pilgrim’s UK is at the forefront of the food manufacturing industry, providing a wide range of high quality, innovative meat and non-meat products to the retail and food service sectors.

Our rich heritage is one built on unrivalled expertise in pork farming and processing. We operate in multiple categories, from snacking to fresh pork products. We continue to grow a sustainable business through strategic investment, and by listening to our customers and delivering the quality and added value we know our consumers want.

The Role

The successful candidate will be committed to a career within the food manufacturing sector and looking to develop their career in this fast paced, innovative, global organisation. You will play a significant role in our business of delivering a range of superior quality pork products to the international marketplace and ensuring that that the highest standards of animal welfare are maintained throughout. The successful candidate will gain a breadth of experience across all key aspects of the process, from planning to delivery. You will be involved in a variety of projects and disciplines across the business.

The NPD (New Product Development) Graduate Trainee Development Programme covers all key aspects of the business from an NPD and commercial standpoint. This is a two-year programme which kicks off with an initial induction period where you will learn about the basics of the product and the key roles and processes involved in manufacturing in a factory environment. It will then be followed by a number of rotations where you get a deeper insight into the processes, procedures, and people involved. Each rotation will be undertaken at a Pilgrim’s site location offering the broadest insight possible to the organisation. 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. From the outset, you will be allocated a Mentor who will support throughout the programme.

Job Description

The NPD Development Programme is at the heart of the business, and the successful candidate will be exposed to all key areas of the process as well as our customers. Each rotations serve to build and develop on previously and newly acquired knowledge

The Individual

Successful applicants should be able to demonstrate the following:

• Creative and Analytical mindset
• Sound degree in a relevant area (e.g. Food Science, Business Management, Economics, Maths)
• Drive, enthusiasm, a ‘can do’ attitude with the ability to think for yourself and take responsibility for your actions from day one
• Self-motivated with good time management and excellent organisational skills
• Strong collaboration and interpersonal skills, with the ability to effectively communicate and influence at all levels with both internal and external stakeholders and customers
• Resilient
• Flexible to relocate
• An ability to apply your intelligence in a practical way, with the ability to develop & implement new ideas
• Capable at organising and structuring work
• Consistent in achieving and driving for results
• Computer literate to a high level in Microsoft Office applications and other digital tools including Vision
• A strong and committed drive to pursue a career in NPD or Commercial Operations
• Demonstrate a rounded profile
• Have notable achievements in various areas to supplement your academic achievements (desirable)
• Driving licence, or a demonstrable commitment to gaining a licence.

This is a fantastic opportunity for

Salary & Benefits

£26,663 plus highly attractive personal benefits and development package including:

Learning Opportunities:

Personal Benefits:

PLEASE NOTE:

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Operations Trainee/Graduate (J002549)

LOCATION: Nationwide

SALARY: £26,663 plus highly attractive personal benefits and development package

The Company

PASSION FOR FOOD, PASSION FOR FARMING

We are Britain’s biggest provider of higher welfare pork and the lowest cost sustainable pig farming business in the UK.  We are also the largest producer of higher welfare pork globally. We are proud to partner with more than 1000 UK farmers who share our belief in the highest standards of animal welfare, efficiency, and quality.

Pilgrim’s UK is at the forefront of the food manufacturing industry, providing a wide range of high quality, innovative meat and non-meat products to the retail and food service sectors.

Our rich heritage is one built on unrivalled expertise in pork farming and processing. We operate in multiple categories, from snacking to fresh pork products. We continue to grow a sustainable business through strategic investment, and by listening to our customers and delivering the quality and added value we know our consumers want.

The Role

The successful candidate will be committed to a career within the food manufacturing sector and looking to develop their career in this fast paced, innovative, global organisation. You will play a significant role in our business of delivering a range of superior quality pork products to the international marketplace and ensuring that that the highest standards of animal welfare are maintained throughout. The successful candidate will gain a breadth of experience across all key aspects of the process, from planning to delivery. You will be involved in a variety of projects and disciplines across the business.

The Operations Graduate Trainee Rotational Development Programme covers all key aspects of the business from an operational standpoint. This is a two-year programme which kicks off with an initial induction period where you will learn about the basics of the product and the key roles and processes involved in manufacturing in a factory environment. It will then be followed by 3 rotations where you get a deeper insight into the processes, procedures, and people involved. Each rotation will be undertaken at a different Pilgrim’s location offering the broadest insight possible to the organisation. 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. From the outset, you will be allocated a Mentor who will support throughout the programme.

Job Description

The Operations Graduate Trainee Development Programme is at the heart of the business and the successful candidate will be exposed to all key areas of the process as well as our customers. The three rotations serve to build and develop on previously and newly acquired knowledge, and will look at the following areas of the business:

Rotation 1 – Introduction
• Product Knowledge
• Process
• Yields
• Continuous Improvement
• Optimise use of technology
• Quality Management
• Compliance

Rotation 2 – Fresh
• Abattoir
• Butchery
• Carcass Balance
• Breakdown
• Operations
• Planning
• Despatch

Rotation 3 – Retail Pack

• High and Low Care
• Dispatch
• Machine Setting
• Roles and Responsibilities on the factory floor
o Shadowing Line Leader
o Running a Line/Department
• Production Planning

In addition to the above, you will learn about a wide range of other tasks and activities that you would face in an operational role including:

P&L Financial Awareness
Budget and Spend
Health and Safety
Risk Assessments
Accident investigation
Absence Management

The Individual

Successful applicants should be able to demonstrate the following:

• Analytical mindset
• Sound degree in a relevant area (e.g. Business Management, Engineering, Economics, Maths)
• Drive, enthusiasm, a ‘can do’ attitude, with the ability to think for yourself and take responsibility for your actions from day one
• Self-motivated with good time management and excellent organisational skills
• Strong collaboration and interpersonal skills, with the ability to effectively communicate and influence at all levels with both internal and external stakeholders and customers
• Resilient
• Flexible to relocate
• An ability to apply your intelligence in a practical way, with the ability to develop & implement new ideas
• Capable at organising and structuring work
• Consistent in achieving and driving for results
• Computer literate to a high level in Microsoft Office applications and other digital tools including Vision
• A strong and committed drive to pursue a career in Operations
• Demonstrate a rounded profile
• Have notable achievements in various areas to supplement your academic achievements (desirable)
• Driving licence, or a demonstrable commitment to gaining a licence.

This is a fantastic opportunity for someone to develop and grow within a friendly and team-orientated international business

Salary & Benefits

£26,663 plus highly attractive personal benefits and development package including:

Learning Opportunities:

Personal Benefits:

PLEASE NOTE:

By submitting this application, you agree for Discovery to store your details and contact you regarding this application and any future roles we think you’ll be interested in (in line with our Privacy Policy, available on our website). You can unsubscribe at any time by emailing us.

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.

Planning and Logistics Graduate (J002546)

LOCATION: Milton Keynes
SALARY: £30,000 plus generous bonus and benefits package

The Company

BMI Group is the largest manufacturer of flat and pitched roofing and waterproofing solutions throughout Europe with a significant presence in parts of Asia and Africa.


BMI Group deliver innovative roofing and waterproofing systems, designed to transform the way people live and work. Providing protection, added value and peace of mind for architects, roofers, building- and homeowners alike.


Empower, Evolve, Inspire and Connect – these are the values that drive us and make BMI a company where you can thrive and grow.


BMI Group is not just a world leader in the supply of total roofing systems. It is a place where people can reach their full potential.


We have operations all around the world, and a wide range of different job roles and opportunities to offer. With our global resources, local knowledge, and commitment to career development, we are geared to enable you to succeed.


From our knowledgeable sales advisors to our digital specialists; our technical experts, to our skilled factory workers; we value every role. But it is the connection that we have as a team where the real magic happens.


Working together we can achieve great things. Broaden your horizons…come and join us!

The Role

As an inclusive, forward-thinking business, BMI Group has identified the need to develop future leaders in the across its business. We are looking for a highly competent and motivated Planning and Logistics Graduate to be part of a high-performance team joining our 2-year Graduate Programme.


You will join as one of our Planning, Logistics & Warehouse (PLW) Team. In PLW, we ensure that we supply our products with the right quality and quantity and at the right time to our customers. This is a critical role in Supply Planning area to optimize our stock transfer process to increase service to customers and optimize cost in our business.


Your personal and professional development will be supported by our Early Careers recruitment partner Discovery’s ‘Aspiring Leaders’ programme providing you with a blended approach to learning through experiential workshops, online learning forums and an experienced coach.

Job Description and Key Responsibilities

This role will operate across the Planning, Logistics and Warehouse team both within the UK & Ireland business and, offering experience at several of our production sites. It will provide you with an enviable opportunity to learn from and contribute to:


• Involvement in 13-week inventory planning at production sites
• Reviewing and optimizing production site capacity and ordering patterns of key products
• Optimizing shipment planning for roofing systems consists of different items from separate production sites.
• Working with the BMI Sales, Marketing and Transportation departments to understand demand generation
• Learning and executing the process to optimize full load stock transfer between warehouses
• Liaising with Demand Planning to create a process to plan for customer projects ensuring that project forecasts can be identified separately from day-to-day sales.
• Understanding our planning software, SAP, and updating it to ensure all data is loaded accurately and in a timely manner


As part of the candidate’s future development Planning and Logistics Graduates will be provided with study support towards qualification and membership of a recognised body (e.g. IoSCM).

The Individual

We are looking for a driven and ambitious Planning and Logistics Graduate to join our team. To be successful you will:


• Be on track or have achieved, a 2:1 degree (or higher) in a related discipline such as Supply Chain Management, Business Administration, Finance, Engineering, Business or Economics
• Evidence good problem-solving skills and thrive under the challenge of doing so
• Have an inquisitive and forward-thinking mindset, who is always looking to learn and develop
• Be numerate and analytical – Handle numbers and numerical tasks confidently and effectively and comfortable and competent in managing large datasets.
• Possess the ability to communicate confidently and effectively across all levels within, and outside the organisation
• Be confident in building effective working relationships and working as part of a team.
• Possess excellent leadership skills & self-starting capabilities demonstrating creativity & strategic understanding
• Be able to pick up and deliver projects, with the ability to work unsupervised
• Have a flexible approach and responsible attitude to work and driving development
• Be prepared to challenge appropriately and professionally
• Evidence of passion and achievements in academic and/or non- academic activities
• Show great attention to detail with an accurate and thorough approach to work
• Be PC Literate
• Be flexible to travel around the UK&I for short periods would be desirable

Salary and Benefits

At BMI Group, 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 of £30,000, you can also look forward to a range of benefits that amongst other things include the following:


• Generous bonus based on personal and business performance – details available on request
• Support towards professional qualifications and training in line with career aspirations and your role and fully funded enrolment onto the Discovery ‘Aspiring Leaders’ Programme
• Pension – matched contribution 5-8%
• 25 days holiday plus UK public holidays (typically 8 days per annum)
• Private health insurance – single cover
• Cycle 2 Work scheme
• Employee Assistance Programme
• Discounted Gym Membership
• Access to employee discount portal (days out, high street shops, restaurants, cinema etc)

PLEASE NOTE:

By submitting this application, you agree for Discovery to store your details and contact you regarding this application and any future roles we think you’ll be interested in (in line with our Privacy Policy, available on our website). You can unsubscribe at any time by emailing us.

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.