Job ID: 132309
Northfield is a division of the Oldcastle Architectural Products Group (APG). APG is North America’s leading manufacturer and supplier of concrete masonry, dry mix, and hardscape products. With over $2B in sales, APG operates across 40 states and 5 Canadian provinces through a network of over 165 operating locations and more than 5,000 employees.
Job Description Summary
The Management Development Trainee program launches trainees into a rewarding Oldcastle career. The trainee will undertake a rotational program with exposure to several managers and manufacturing locations across the Midwest. The rotational training period usually lasts 12-18 months. Trainees will develop a broad set of management skills as they encounter a variety of real world business challenges and opportunities. At the completion of the rotational training period, so long as the trainee's performance warrants advancement, they will be reassigned to a business unit to assume a site leadership role.
Trainees will spend time with 3-4 operational managers who will engage the trainee in specific process improvement initiatives as well as involve the trainee in day-day site management and problem solving activities.
The trainee should expect to gain knowledge in production planning, manufacturing processes, safety and quality programs, and employee management.
Trainees will be assigned an executive mentor to aid in their growth process
Willingness to travel extensively throughout the rotational program and availability to relocate to receive a permanent assignment
Bachelor's Degree in Business or Engineering or equivalent work or Military experience
Five years of experience developing real world leadership and/or managerial skills
Problem solving skills
Conflict management skills
Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written
What Oldcastle Offers You
A culture that values opportunity for growth, development and internal promotion
Highly competitive base pay
Comprehensive medical, dental and disability benefits programs
Group retirement savings program
Health and wellness programs
Oldcastle has a long and proud heritage as one of North America’s largest corporations. We are a proud reflection of the hundreds of family businesses, local and regional companies and mid to large sized enterprises that together form the Oldcastle family. Oldcastle operates with a decentralized, diversified structure, letting you work in a small company environment while having the career opportunities of a large enterprise.
Oldcastle is a great place to grow! If you’re up for a rewarding challenge, we invite you to take the first step and apply today! Please complete your online application and profile which will be sent directly to the appropriate Hiring Manager. Thank you for your interest in the Oldcastle family!
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Northfield is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.
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