Leadership Development Programme

Our Opening and Your Responsibilities

We provide a dynamic and international environment in which you will have the possibility to make an impact with your ideas and solutions, and challenge yourself through the completion of demanding projects that will have full visibility in the organization.

We hope to be your employer of choice!

Start your International Career with us as part of our 3 year Future Leadership programme. You will hold 4 different roles in our local Product Inspection organizations, first in the UK (in Manchester or Royston) and then in Germany or the US. Typical assignments will be in product management, project management supply chain management, operational improvement or business development.

Our challenge for you:

Stage 1: Joining commercial functions

·        Integrated into the local organization, you will take on progressively increasing challenge and responsibility, which will include international projects.

·        Your responsibilities will be impactful, and will be structured to give you a good overview of the business, with mentoring by and collaboration with local management.

Stage 2: International Assignment

·        After a successful first assignment in UK, we will have an international assignment ready for you, expected to last about one year. You will be based in our locations in Germany (Giesen near Hanover) or US (Tampa).

Stage 3: First leadership role

·        Once you have excelled in the 3-year period, you will be offered a management position in one of our organizations as the next step of your general management career with us.

What You Need to Succeed

  • The clear potential to be a future leader in our exciting, diverse and international technology-driven company
  • A good degree (Master, Diploma, PhD) in Engineering, Science or Business Administration
  • Applied work experience in a technology-rich business, in a product, project, operations or commercial role
  • International experience (studies or work)
  • An entrepreneurial mindset, with a “can do” attitude, and a flair for technology solutions
  • Resilience, commitment and a wish to go the extra mile
  • Willingness to travel and relocate
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and spoken

Our Offer to You

  • A great opportunity to take over your first leadership role and develop your strength in an international work environment
  • Mentoring and support from our Senior Leadership team with regular feedback circles to accompany your International Career with METTLER TOLEDO
  • Competitive salary & benefits

About Mettler Toledo

METTLER TOLEDO is a leading global supplier of precision instruments and services. We are recognized as an innovation leader and our solutions are critical in key R&D, quality control, and manufacturing processes for customers in a wide range of industries including life sciences, food, and chemicals. We operate throughout the world with a culture shaped by innovation and international flair.

Equal Opportunity Employment

We promote equal opportunity worldwide and value diversity in our global workforce, which reflects the diversity in the many countries in which we operate internationally. Our commitment to Equal Opportunity and Diversity begins with our recruitment and selection process. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable adjustments to participate in the job application or interview process. If you consider yourself to have a disability or learning difficulty which means you are unable to complete the application process online, please get in touch by email to ukrecruitment@mt.com so that we can make alternative arrangements for you. For more information on our commitment to Sustainability, Diversity and Equal Opportunity please visit us here.

For those who prioritize precision, Mettler Toledo is precisely where you belong.

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