Graduate Management Trainee

£21000 - £21500 Per Annum
18 Jul 2017
15 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Employing over 3,200 people, Viridor strives to be an environmentally, socially and economically sustainable business. All sites and services are operated under the company's business management system incorporating the highest environmental, quality and health and safety standards.

We're helping people see waste differently - By transforming domestic and commercial recyclables into high-quality raw materials or energy, we're making a substantial contribution to improving both our customers' and the UK's resource efficiency. Gone is the traditional waste collection and disposal company, and in its place is a progressive and innovative recycling and resource management operation. We use smart people and smart technology to deliver our vision. From user-friendly household waste recycling centres for the general public to some of the most advanced materials recycling facilities and energy from waste plants in Europe.

Graduate Management Trainee
£21,000 - £21,500 per annum plus Benefits
37.5 Hours per week, Monday to Friday

We offer exciting career opportunities for Graduate Management Trainees across engineering, science, environmental, commercial and business disciplines.

As a Graduate Management Trainee you will see the diversity of career opportunities our business offers, equipping you with the skills, knowledge and experience to build a successful career with us. You will undertake a series of work placements within the company which could see you specialising in our Energy Recovery Facilities, at one of our Recycling or Landfill centres, Logistics or within Central Functions preparing you for key roles in operational, engineering, projects, performance improvement and business roles.

The programme includes:


  • An Orientation and Induction week to familiarise yourself with our business
  • A range of placements across our business, or rotational placements within specific business areas
  • Responsibility for completing specific tasks or projects during each placement
  • Regular training and development zones to develop your skills in management, leadership and business, training in health and safety and environmental compliance seminars, inter-personal skills and other development activities relevant to your area of specialism
  • The opportunity to study towards an accredited management-level apprenticeship


The ideal candidate will be self-motivated and disciplined with an appetite for learning. Educated to degree level or equivalent, you will have excellent communication skills and the desire to work in a fast changing industry.

Due to the diverse nature of our business and opportunities we provide, we consider all disciplines of qualification although engineering or science degrees will be considered an advantage. A full clean driving licence is essential to the role and you must be eligible to work in the UK.

In return we will provide you with the opportunity to grow and develop with an industry leader to become one of our future leaders or technical experts. Support and coaching are offered throughout the programme and during your career, combined with attractive terms and conditions of employment and Company benefits.

Closing Date: 18th August 2017

Location: Taunton (first 12 months)

The vacancy you have applied for is being advertised by CVWOW Ltd, the UK's leading, award winning recruitment specialist. No terminology in this advert is intended to be deemed discriminatory. We are happy to accept applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their age, gender, race, religion, disability, sexual orientation or marital status. Full terms and conditions of the CVWOW business can be found on our website.

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