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Graduate Job Information Systems Graduates required for the North West

Vacancy Type: Graduate Job
Employer: Pilkington
Reference: Information Systems Graduates
Salary: £20,500-£23,000 plus benefits  

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Founded in 1826 and a member of NSG group from June 2006, Pilkington is a leader in the global Flat Glass industry and is one of the world's largest manufacturers of glass and glazing products for the building and automotive markets.

  • The combined annual sales of NSG and Pilkington are around £4 billion, with ownership/interest in 50 float lines on five continents, producing 6.4 million tonnes annual output of float glass. The combined company has 36,000 employees worldwide and manufacturing operations in 26 countries, with Sales in more than 130 countries.
  • Pilkington Group Limited, based in St Helens in the North West of England, operates from sites throughout Europe, North and South America, Asia and Australasia.

There are two main areas of activity, namely Building Products and Automotive, together with the various Group Functions.

Information Systems Group Function is looking for 3 graduates to start September 2007 with a 2:1 degree or above preferably in an IT related degree.

The positions will be based at our Head Office in St Helens; although, given the international spread of the Group's activities, the successful candidate must be willing to work abroad.

The Information Systems (IS) function promotes and delivers high quality and cost-effective Information Systems and services to meet the needs, objectives and strategies of the Group as a whole, and individual businesses.

IS departments within the various businesses provide support to a wide range of activities, from large manufacturing locations to small distribution outlets. The support falls into two broad categories of service provision and the development of software applications.

On joining a department, graduates will work on live projects including applications development, network development and technical support. Extensive training is provided in the IT skills needed to perform roles technically to a high standard.

The function aims to develop flexible technical and business orientated professionals capable of progressing both within the IS function and into non-IS functions. To support this objective, the general business training provided to all graduates is available to those joining IS, including the Diploma in Management.

If you believe you have the skills and abilities we need and there is a match between our profile and your aspirations, we very much want to hear from you!

Please click Apply Now to request an application form, or call the Graduate Recruitment Officer on 01744 692 831.

Location: North West England

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