Young graduate - Spain

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Date: Apr 19, 2024

Location: Burgos, ES

Company: Bekaert NV


Be part of something bigger!

As the world and the way people live is changing, at Bekaert we believe it’s our responsibility to contribute to finding new solutions for the future. Our ambition is to be the leading partner for shaping the way we live and move. And to always do this the Bekaert Way – safe, smart, and sustainable.

With a heritage of more than 140 years, we continue to strengthen our core competencies that have made Bekaert a global market and technology leader in material science of steel wire transformation and coating technologies. Today, we also apply our expertise beyond steel to create new solutions with innovative materials and services for markets including new mobility, low-carbon construction, and green energy.

As a dynamic and growing company with over 27,000 employees worldwide, 75 nationalities, a retention rate above 90% and almost € 7 billion in combined revenue in 2022, we're looking for someone like you to join our team!


Why join us?

  • Personal Growth – Let us help you unlock your full potential
  • Pioneering – Join us to challenge the impossible
  • Creativity - Discover possibilities beyond steel
  • Purpose – Drive progress for our planet and people
  • Diversity – Together, we create change



About the role

You will be hired as part of the Bekaert Global Graduate program. You will complete 18 months of training, based on three experiences designed to give you the shopfloor insights, cross-functional insights, and international insights you need for your first management role. As part of each 6-month experience you will have specific learning assignments and on-the-job projects. After successfully completing the training program, you will onboard in a role that we identify together, based on your performance in the earlier experiences. Exactly what accountabilities you will have will be defined by the key performance indicators for the role.


Your impact starts from day one

  • Demonstrate learning agility and incubate learned knowledge of the organization to get ready for on-the-job performance in the future
  • Take early responsibility for the delivery of assigned tasks and projects
  • Seek continuous improvement opportunities – listen, observe, recommend, and act
  • Inspire and engage with your colleagues and peers
  • Understand the organization, the business, products, and organization structure
  • Actively participate in meetings, workshops, and other learning opportunities
  • Lead by example, and develop your own authentic leadership presence with others 
  • Observe and learn under the guidance of experienced colleagues and leaders
  • Gain knowledge of company policies, protocols, and processes
  • Understand each department’s processes and goals in detail
  • Prepare progress reports and share them with mentors/direct supervisor
  • Understand and analyze existing systems and offer new ideas for improvement
  • Work in teams and collaborate with others to complete various tasks


About you

Essential skills & competences

  • High emotional intelligence
  • Strong and engaging communicator in English and your native language, with excellent written and verbal communication skills in the English language
  • Active listener
  • Learning agility
  • Take initiative and drive for results
  • Analytical skills 
  • Problem-solving skills
  • Teamwork 
  • Presentation skills
  • MS Office and other digital tools
  • Positive attitude



Key Result Areas

  • Taking ownership and delivering results
  • Demonstrating traits of a leader
  • Demonstrating depth and breadth of knowledge acquired 
  • Completing learning assignments 
  • Implementing new ideas/improvements 
  • Performance evaluation during training period 
  • Readiness to enter a full-time role


Why join us?

At Bekaert, we are on a journey to establish the new possible. And to achieve this, we need passionate people that are eager to grow beyond their capabilities. We want people that are brave and willing to explore the unknown, even if it means failing sometimes. People that are ready to bring their whole self to work and are not afraid of expressing their opinions but also value the power of synergies, different perspectives & team spirit.
We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.



Will you dare to take the next step?

Join us to unlock your full potential AND have a true impact in pushing the boundaries of what is possible.

We're looking for individuals who are not afraid to take risks and explore new ideas. If you are passionate about personal growth and bringing your authentic self to work, we want you on our team!

At Bekaert, we celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive work environment. We do not discriminate based on race, religion, color, national origin, sex, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.


To learn more about us and our exciting career opportunities, visit Bekaert Careers

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