Build your career
at Nampak Plastics

Our talented and skilled people are central to everything we do at Nampak Plastics Europe. We want to hear from highly motivated and ambitious people who want to help further develop our business and share in our continued success.

Details of our graduate and undergraduate programmes are listed below.
Our application forms can be found via the link to the right.
You can apply by downloading and completing one of the forms, and then sending it to the contact details found at the bottom of this page.

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Application form - Northern Ireland Download

Nampak Plastics Europe employs over 400 people across multiple sites in the UK and Ireland. We are committed to helping our employees succeed and offer excellent career prospects as well as a range of training and employee development programmes endorsed or accredited by the Institute of Leadership and Management.

Nampak Plastics prides itself on being a great place for our people to thrive in their careers.

Our CSR programme is also really important to us. All of our employees are actively encouraged to be involved in the company’s initiatives, and we have a range of awards in place to recognise individual contributions.

Graduate development programme

The opportunities are endless for Nampak Plastics’ graduates.

Nampak Plastics’ graduate programme supports our company’s succession planning process and is designed to ensure that talented individuals join Nampak with a view to a long-term career with the company.

Graduates are mentored throughout the programme by a Nampak board director and also receive career coaching.

The graduate programme includes:

  • Familiarisation with the overall Nampak business through involvement in a wide range of opportunities
  • Specific experience working on projects within the graduates’ chosen discipline
  • Attendance on a Prince’s Trust programme
  • Participation in an Institute of Leadership and Management accredited leaders’ programme.

Undergraduate programme

Nampak Plastics provides a twelve month industrial placement for undergraduates where this is a required part of their degree course. Placements are available in HR with the option to work alongside other departments such as, Finance, Production and Engineering and is designed to benefit both the undergraduates’ own development and add value to our business.

Undergraduates report to a line manager and are supported by a designated mentor throughout the placement.

Undergraduate placements include:

  • Participation in a wide range of business-related projects
  • Work across Nampak’s wide range of UK manufacturing sites
  • Involvement in Nampak-supported local community projects, e.g. Business Advisors with Young Enterprise and reading partners in primary schools.

The recruitment process starts in late winter with placements starting in July/August 2018

Contact us

The Undergraduate placement is accepting applications. If you are interested in applying for the programme please send your curriculum vitae and a letter of motivation to:

Greg Ward

Tel: +44 (0) 1908 611554

If you have any questions about the placement, please do not hesitate to contact Greg Ward directly.