General Management Graduate Scheme in Crawley at ITW Construction Products

Date Posted: 4/13/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

General Management Graduate Scheme
 
We develop and invest in graduates for our VP General Management talent pipeline who demonstrate the potential to become assistant managers by the end of our 3-year programme and reach a leadership role one day.
 
Our programme is designed for graduates who have exceptional business acumen, drive and ambition to excel. 
 
You will have a comprehensive induction period in which you will be introduced to your mentor, colleagues and ITW business philosophies. As your first placement, you will join one of our commercial or operations teams for 6 months gaining a valuable insight to our business, products and customers. This is followed by a series of assignments in different business functions for up to 9 months each where you will have the opportunity to take the lead on key challenges and projects, preparing you for your first role as an Assistant Manager and onwards to a future leadership role. This programme will be tailored to suit your career development from day one.
 
WHY JOIN US?
 
Worldwide, the ITW Construction Products division generates an annual revenue of around $2bn. Our division (UK & Nordics) generates over $200m and employs around 600 people.
 
We are a leading manufacturer of fixing, fastening and drilling systems for wood, steel and concrete applications. Through a number of market leading brands such as Paslode, Spit, Cullen, Gang-Nail and Apline, we offer the construction industry a wide range of products, primarily aimed at professional users and house builders. 
 
The wider ITW company spans across the world and offers a diverse range of career opportunities for those who are customer obsessive, passionate for innovation and results driven. Your career can take any shape and path – the possibilities are limitless.
 
In addition to receiving a starting base salary of £24,000, you will receive:
  • 25 days holiday plus bank holidays
  • Contributory Pension (employer contributions up to 11%)
  • Free long-term disability insurance (paying 75% of salary)
  • Free Life cover (paying up to 6x salary)
  • Cycle to Work and Vodafone Advantage Scheme
  • Free Microsoft Office for your personal devices
  • Social and Networking Events
  • Reasonable Relocation financial support

HOW TO APPLY:
 
If you think you are well suited for our graduate programme and have what it takes, please include your response to the following two questions (approx. 250 words each) along with your CV document. 
 
1.What attracted you to apply for the ITW Construction Products Graduate Programme? Please express your interest and ambition in reference to this role. 

2.Describe a time when you came up with an idea that required you to get the support of others. Please use the STAR technique to include as much detail as possible.

Job Requirements

REQUIREMENTS
 
You will hold a 2:1 Bachelor’s degree (or higher) in any subject. A business related degree would be an advantage. A committed, hardworking and proactive attitude is essential for this position, with an enthusiasm for learning and success
You must be willing to relocate. We have multiple offices in the south of England and Scotland. Whilst most likely in our main Crawley or Glenrothes sites, placements could be at any one of our sites and potentially field based. Where there is a change of location between placements, reasonable relocation support is provided.