Established in the UK in 1991, RPC is today a global design and engineering company specialising in polymer conversion in packaging and non-packaging markets, with centres of excellence worldwide and a turnover in excess of £2bn. We have more than 174 operations across 33 countries and have in excess of 21,000 employees.
At RPC, we recognise the value of a skilled and motivated workforce. The development of our workforce is paramount to the success of the business to ensure we retain a competitive advantage. We therefore encompass various progression routes for attracting future employees and developing the existing workforce including in house on the job training; apprenticeships; and graduate recruitment programmes.
RPC has a keen focus on sustainability as an important topic for us as a manufacturer but also for the rest of the supply chain in which we operate from our raw material suppliers through to the consumers that use our products and how they are disposed of.
The objective of this opportunity is to assist the company to develop its response to the sustainability challenges that the industry faces and also to equip the company with appropriate tools so that employees can have informed discussions on this topic.
Benefits of this opportunity
The graduate will gain a number of skills including communications, research, and project management while gaining an understanding of the industry and supply chain in which a business like RPC operates.
Future employment potential
This is a full time, permanent opportunity for the right candidate.
Outputs and Key Tasks
Group reporting requirements:
Development of sustainability support tools
Product carbon foot printing capability
Assist with other areas as required by the Sustainability Manager.
Employer: RPC Group Plc
Salary (per annum pro rata): £21,000 - £25,000 dependant on experience
Interview Date: TBC
Closing Date: Sunday 26th March
Telephone Interview: Please be available for a telephone interview W/C 3rd April
Preferred Start Date: ASAP
Length of Opportunity: Permanent
Work outside normal hours: Infrequent and mainly related to travel to RPC sites
Annual leave: 25 days plus statutory holidays
Probation period: Six months
Base: RPC Group Plc – Head Office, Rushden, Northamptonshire
Benefits of working with Change Agents UK
Change Agents UK is a not-for-profit organisation which enables graduates and young people to work with businesses, local authorities and community groups to learn about and implement sustainable development, and become more employable. With this service Change Agents UK will provide:
• Enrolment onto our Skills Development Programme, utilising bespoke exercises to increase skill set and employability through self-evaluation, learning and the Change Agents Academy.
• Management support and networking opportunities.
• A monthly Change Agents UK Newsletter informing you of current sustainability news topics, up and coming events and workshops and a network of other change agents.
• Inclusion in the Change Agents staff and alumni networks: socials, networking opportunities, etc.
• Support in an organisation whose ethos is one of positive personal and professional development.
This recruitment is being managed by Change Agents UK, please direct all correspondence to firstname.lastname@example.org or call 01572 723419
|Salary||£21,000 - £25,000 dependant on experience|
|Hours Per Week||36.25|
Closed - no further applications permitted