Apply: Pilkington Group Limited
The NSG Group is one of the world’s largest manufacturers of glass
and glazing products for the architectural, automotive and technical
glass sectors. With around 26,000 permanent employees, we have principal
operations around the world and sales in over 100 countries.
In 2006, the NSG Group acquired Pilkington, renowned for the invention
of the Float Glass process, which revolutionized the world’s glass
industry. The globally recognized Pilkington brand is widely used in our
Architectural and Automotive businesses and many of our legal entities
retain the Pilkington name.
We operate in three main sectors:
Architectural supplies glass for Buildings and Solar Energy
Automotive serves the Original Equipment, Aftermarket Replacement
and Specialized Transport glazing markets.
Creative Technology was established on 1st October 2020 to
support NSG Group's focus on future growth.
In pursuit of our Group mission of "Changing our surroundings, improving
our world", we aim to contribute to a sustainable society. This will be
done by addressing environmental opportunities and fulfilling our
Corporate social responsibilities through proactive actions.
We are fully committed to mitigating the social impact of climate change
and the environmental burden by proactively addressing the reduction of
greenhouse gases generated in the manufacturing process and providing
products that contribute to energy conservation. We strive to make a
significant contribution to societies and the environment.
All graduates will have the opportunity to participate in a series of
basic management skill modules during their first 12 months with the
The training required to provide you with the skills to perform roles
safely and to a high standard will be available on a continuing basis as
your career advances.
In addition, graduates following a career in finance pursue studies
leading to membership of the Chartered Institute of Management
Accountants. Engineers seek chartered membership of the relevant
engineering institution and those in HR study for the Chartered
Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) qualification.
Other graduates follow a course of study leading to a Diploma in
Management. For those who wish and have the ability, there are
opportunities to take an MBA through part-time study once sufficient
working experience has been gained.
The Group also runs a series of well-established, international
management development programmes. These operate across the businesses
at a number of different levels and you will be able to participate as
you reach various stages in your career.
Focusing on general management and leadership development, these
programmes provide the opportunity to meet and work with colleagues from
all parts of the Group around the world.
What kind of people do we need?
We are looking for graduates who are capable of delivering high personal
performance. An enthusiasm for working in the manufacturing industry and
a willingness to strive for change, growth and new standards of
performance are important.
Operating in an increasingly competitive international market place, our
employees must also understand and value the different cultures, customs
and business procedures across the Group and find solutions which work
across the world.
Because of our international spread, an ability to speak other languages
in addition to English is a great asset. A willingness to move around
the Group, taking experience and skills learnt from one area of the
business and applying them in another is needed.
1. Application form submitted via online application system.
2. Online aptitude tests issued.
3. Assessment Centre (1.5 days)
4. Conditional offer
5. Confirmation of offer
6. Join Company
Day 1 (Afternoon Only)
• Aptitude tests
- Site visits
- Functional presentation
- Dinner with senior managers
Day 2 (All Day)
- Business Exercises
- One to One with recent graduate
- Personality Questionnaire feedback