Graduate Program in HR

Open location in UK - three rotations
£23,093 and paid accommodation on the international rotation (6 months)
20 Feb 2017
20 Mar 2017
HR Jobs Level
Contract Type
Full Time
CIPD Membership
Non CIPD member

Amcor Flexibles Europe, Middle East and Africa

Graduate Program

We are looking for Graduates interested in applying for our Graduate Program in:

Human Resources (United Kingdom)

Why choose the Amcor Experience?

The Amcor Flexibles Europe, Middle East and Africa (AFEMEA) Graduate Program is an exciting opportunity to further develop your skills and unwrap your expertise with an international packaging leader offering you a unique working experience in an innovative and diverse environment.

The Graduate Program is an 18 months development opportunity, which consists in 3 rotations of 6 months each in one of our plants in UK and Europe. The final role will be based in the UK.

Amcor Flexibles Europe, Middle East and Africa (AFEMEA)

Around the world, hundreds of times a day, people touch and use our packaging. You’d be surprised how often you interact with our products when you open a bottle, unwrap a pack or tear open a pouch. AFEMEA applies art and science to create responsible packaging solutions for products used by people around the world. We partner with our customers to deliver high-performing consumer experiences for a wide range of products such as food, beverage, pharmaceutical, medical, home and personal care.

With 55 plants in 18 countries, Amcor Flexibles Europe, Middle East and Africa (AFEMEA), a division of Amcor, is a market leader and the world's largest supplier of flexible packaging. We deliver innovative packaging solutions and provide enhanced quality products for the food, beverage, pharma, personal care, medical and industrial markets. Its award winning approach towards sustainability makes AFEMEA the preferred partner for customers looking for responsible packaging solutions

Take on a Challenge!

At AFEMEA, we empower our talent to take initiative and use that freedom to do what they do best. You will have ample opportunity to be successful by working within an outperformance culture of motivated people who strive to be better every day. You will get to work with influential brands and make your case to stick around long after the graduate experience is over. If you want to grow your knowledge then you are the type of person that we want to hear from.

Growing talent is what we do because we recognise we are only as good as our people. As part of a successful Human Resources team you will be a key enabler for change throughout the organisation. Moving around different areas of the business, you’ll support our people systems and processes and you will have the chance to work on projects of all sizes, with some cross-functional and international assignments. You will also develop generalist skills such as leadership and gain specialist skills in areas such as organisational effectiveness and compensation and benefits.

The Experience

AFEMEA is committed to recruit and develop graduates to ensure that we have talented co-workers in our business helping us turn challenges into opportunities.

The successful applicant will be offered a permanent contract designed to provide real, on the job learning in one of AFEMEA teams. You will be involved from day 1, working on projects where you will be encouraged to actively participate in decisions that make a direct impact on our business.

All things considered, the AFEMEA Graduate Experience offers an ideal platform to jump start your career on a winning team.

What do you need?

Each year we select, train and develop some of the world's brightest and most outstanding graduate trainees. Our Graduate Program is specially designed for independent and motivated thinkers who love learning and taking on new challenges and responsibilities – people who want to stand out in the professional world.

It’s a good start to have the following:

  • Master’s / Honours degree in psychology/human resources
  • 0-2 years of work experience
  • Evidence of achievements in academic and/or non-academic activities
  • Fluency in English is required – another European language a plus
  • Good business acumen and attention to detail
  • Proactive and result-oriented
  • Collaboration skills and ability to work in a team



If you think our Graduate Program experience is for you, please read the following on our selection process. 

Selection process

Submit your online application in English, including your CV and cover letter on the below link:

If you are successful, you will then be asked to do a video interview – this will give us an insight into your background and experience. If we think you would be a good fit for the Graduate Program, the next stage is a competency-based telephone interview followed by our online personality and ability tests. This will give us a more detailed insight into your skills, goals and motivations. Impress us at this stage and you will be going through the final stage – the assessment centre in one of our AFEMEA locations. You’ll be able to demonstrate that you’re the right pick for us depending on your performance in a number of challenging exercises. It will also give you a chance to find out more about AFEMEA and meet some of the people that work for us. If you are successful you will be offered a permanent contract according to the applicable laws of the respective legal entity of the hiring country within AFEMEA.

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