ABP Graduate Managers
NOTICE: This job has now expired and will not be accepting any more
ôThe ABP graduate scheme takes you through the entire food manufacturing process whilst also spending time in finance, IT and sales. Many of these areas require you to move throughout the British isles, spending time in different offices and plants. This gave me an insight into many facets of the company in varying sizes of operation.ö û Geoff Mason, Newcastle-upon-tyne, Business management and food marketing û 2001
Geoff has finished the Graduate Management rotation and now works in Sales and Marketing for ABP.
ABP offer a great opportunity for Graduates to join one of the UKÆs biggest industries and make a real impact.
WHAT WILL I BE DOING?
ABPÆs training programme will equip you with the business and management skills required to enhance your prospects for rapid career progression. We invest time and money in our graduates, as we believe they are the business leaders of the future.
The areas you will be involved in include:
Production - making effective use of materials, machinery and people to produce the best possible products at the lowest cost and on time.
Technical/research and development - analysing and compiling nutritional tables making sure food production legislation issues are met and identifying areas for new product development.
Sales and Marketing û Sales analysis and market research on consumer tastes and trends and liasing directly with the key clients in retail and food service.
Finance û Business analysis, evaluating investments, predicting costs, analysing trends, making financial projections, plus accounting and managing day-to-day cash flow.
Engineering - working closely with food development departments on new products and consider how new products can be produced technologically.
Distribution and logistics - Making sure our product reaches the customer at the right time and the lowest cost by managing people, transport and warehousing.
The Graduate management programme successfully provides our graduates with an excellent understanding and exposure to our fast moving and demanding business. This scheme has created some outstanding managers within our business to date and we look to continue this success.
Applications are made through our managing agents, Discovery Recruitment & Training, 30 Ludgate Hill, Birmingham. B3 1EH - 0121 212 3111
THIS POSITION CLOSES ON 30TH JUNE 2005