Leverage is an international trainee programme created by Colep

Leverage is our international trainees programme, aimed at young graduates. While on the programme, each trainee develops one project for 24 months in one of our sites throughout the world, while having international exposure and facing challenging opportunities. They are fast tracked through the heart of our business with training, coaching and support along the way.

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For the Leverage Programme we look for…
  • Young graduates with maximum of 3 years of working experience.
  • University degree (Master level in Europe) in Engineering (mechanic, electronic, chemistry, industrial/production), Management/Economics and Sciences.
  • English fluency and Microsoft Office knowledge.

  • Who...
  • Are proactive in meeting and exceeding expectations.
  • Have good relationship skils.
  • Are open to learn and to strive to continuously improve.
  • Are committed to value creation.
  • Have international mindset and look for global assignments.
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    About their future work
    From day one, Colep works with the trainees to harness their competencies, focusing on their development.
    They receive training and mentoring in order to strengthen their industry-required technical skills through hands-on application.

    Understanding the business
  • Induction
  • Seminars
  • Strategic Projects
  • Exposure to expertise areas and function
  • Senior management interaction and visibility
  • Understanding the Role
  • On-the-job training
  • Support and implementation of projects within multidisciplinary teams
  • Structured development plan
  • On-going personal and professional mentorship
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    Project Areas of 2017
  • Manufacturing
  • Technical
  • General Management
  • Sales
  • Continuous Improvement
  • Supply Chain - Planning (Customer Service, Planning, Purchasing)
  • Innovation & Product Development
  • Engineering
  • iCS
  • Finance
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    Where it is going to happen
  • Brazil
  • Germany
  • Mexico
  • Poland
  • Portugal
  • The United Arab Emirates
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    From Colep’s side is offered:
  • Base salary and mobility incentives;
    • • Full time involvement: coaching and support;
    • • Opportunities to develop and progress;
    • • Flights, transport and housing.

    and of course...
  • the opportunity to leverage your career!
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    The 2017 edition is open!

    Applications are open!
    If you want to apply, please send us an e-mail with your CV and using "Leverage" as subject, to:

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    Please note that we are working with We Change that is going to assure us a specialized recruitment, as we did on the previous edition.
    About Colep
    Colep, a RAR Group company, is a leading global player in the consumer goods packaging and contract manufacturing industries. With a turnover of around 466 million euros, Colep employs about 3 200 people in Portugal, Brazil, Germany, Mexico, Poland, Spain, the United Arab Emirates and the United Kingdom. As part of “ACOA, the Alliance of Colep & One Asia”, Colep offers customers a global supply network.

    Our Mission
    Working with customers to deliver comfort to consumers

    Our Vision
    To be the leader in Value Creation, providing our customers with product, manufacturing and packaging solutions, through innovation, technology and sustainable practices.

    Our Values

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