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Operational Graduate

What is on offer?

The Alfred H Knight Operational Graduate Programme in the Italian region is the perfect start for a graduate looking to develop their skills and build a long-term career with a Company at the forefront of the TIC (Testing, Inspection, Certification) industry, operating within the metals, minerals and solid fuel sectors.

The operational Graduate Programme will be based primarily in Arezzo, Italy, the role will involve a six month development programme. During which you will spend time learning about AHK, working within, and gaining an understanding of our Global Operations. You may also have the opportunity to travel to a variety of our overseas entities.

This experience, coupled with your drive, will open up further opportunities in the Group. Other graduates that have followed a similar programme have taken up technical, operational and management roles.

 

About us

Alfred H Knight are an independent provider of inspection and testing services. Established in 1881, AHK operates in more than 40 countries with a well-earned reputation for providing reliable, professional services. We provide specialist services for a wide range of commodities within base and minor metals, steel raw materials, ferroalloys, precious metals, platinum group metals, industrial minerals, solid fuels, and fertilisers. Our clients include miners, smelters, refineries, traders, financial institutions and government bodies. We maintain rigorous quality standards to ensure that our operations provide the highest level of services to our clients. We achieve this through compliance with industry standards and regulations for laboratory, inspection and quality management, including ISO: IEC 17025, 17020, 9001, 14001 and 45001. Our people are our finest asset and as a truly global company, we value diversity, and respect people from all backgrounds. Click here to find out more about AHK. Click here to find out more about AHK.

Do you have what it takes?

To be successful at Alfred H Knight, you will need to display the following:

Required Personal Qualities

  • Independence: the ability to take initiative, lead projects and be proactive in prioritising a dynamic and diverse workload.
  • Interpersonal: confidence in forming effective working relationships with a diverse range of people, including working inclusively and as part of a team.
  • Communication: effective oral and written communication of ideas with an excellent command of English. You will be working with both internal and external stakeholders.
  • Adaptability: the ability to multitask and respond effectively to change.
  • Analytical: the ability to draw accurate and informative conclusions from detailed research without losing sight of the bigger picture.
  • Ambition: Must have ambitions to have a career in a Technical or Operational Environment.
  • Willingness: A growth mindset, willing to learn, co-operative and enabling attitude towards training and personal development.

Required educational background

  • Degree in geology, engineering or natural sciences

Previous work experience

  • Previous internship or initial professional work experience is desirable but not essential

   Language requirements

  • Fluency in English and Italian are essential, other languages are advantageous

What are the benefits?

We are offering an excellent opportunity with a salary and benefits package to match.

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