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Published: February 27, 2019
People
Published: February 27, 2019

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Are You the Talent We’ve Been Looking For?

We have great news! Applications are now open for our competitive L.E.A.D Talent program! (Learn-Evolve-Accelerate-Develop)! Are you a fast learner? Can you build strong relationships with your colleagues? Are you hungry for a challenge and eager to bring your fresh ideas to our business? Do you want to get to know the business around Europe?

Then this program is for you!

We are looking for six highly motivated candidates to take part in our 18-month L.E.A.D initiative. The program takes place across Europe and will accelerate the development of young professionals within our company. This is a great opportunity for anyone recently graduated or about to graduate from a university. It brings the opportunity for young people to expand their skills and fast-track their careers in the fields like sales and marketing, supply chain and manufacturing, purchasing and IT to R&D, finance or HR.

I feel that I am now in control of my career path and I can rely on PPG’s help and support in my endeavors.
Bartlomiej Malag, L.E.A.D program 2018

We value fresh, new, ideas and perspectives. Diversity is at the core of what we do and we’re committed to providing a fulfilling workplace for everyone.
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The Exciting Career Launch with PPG

The L.E.A.D program is an EMEA-wide opportunity for young professionals to gain valuable skills. If chosen, you’ll have the chance to build awareness in a number of departments and develop your professional portfolio.  A successful completion of the program opens the door to a number of exciting career paths within our company. It also provides essential skills and a strong foundation to become a leader. In addition, the program gives young, thriving talent the chance to have an impact on PPG.

Outside of work, you’ll have a great opportunity to make a difference and engage with our Community Engagement Programs. Also, you can get involved in various fun projects including social, sports and team-building activities. This is a real opportunity to spread your wings, experience other cultures and live in some exciting places!

How Does it Work?

We assign successful applicants to a department based on their skills and interests, from sales and marketing, supply chain and manufacturing, purchasing and IT to R&D, finance, HR and technical services. The opportunities are endless if you align with PPG values, have an open mindset, show the desire to work across Europe in various functions, are fluent in English and preferably proficient in at least one another European language. Candidates will then begin an 18-month personal development plan.

The program provides great training opportunities and you can develop more skills in a wider array of positions.
Anna Kurtosi, L.E.A.D program 2018

You’ll complete three placements across three PPG Sites and build a strong network of colleagues and friends. Gain Control of Your Career Path! Imagine attending meetings with some of the top PPG talent from our region, gaining inspiration from our current leaders and making a name for yourself! How Do I Apply?

The development program is for entry-level, high-potential graduates with a valid work permit in the EU. If you are interested, or know someone perfect for the program, get in touch as soon as possible. If you know anyone who would be up to this challenge, please refer the program to their attention as well.Applications for our L.E.A.D Talent program 2019 are now open on our career portal.

Together, we can open up your career opportunities!