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A Global Leader in Sustainability with the Industry’s Most Talented Employees
Our employees are our greatest asset, and they are as diverse as the communities we serve. We thrive on having a workforce that reflects the ever-changing demographics of the 15 countries from which we operate. Not only are we proud of those differences, but we also celebrate and rely on them for the betterment of our people, our products and our communities.
Sims Limited supports the continued learning and development of all employees. We are also committed to promoting from within, and with the expansion of our core businesses and the acquisition of several new ones, employees from all levels of the organization have access to new positions in different locations across the company.
We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer, and it is on this basis that we invest in having a sustainable talent pipeline. Our recruiters are focused on attracting professionals from all backgrounds and experience levels.
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Investing in Our Workforce through Continuous Employee Development
Sims Limited is committed to the personal development and professional growth of all employees. All new hires receive comprehensive onboarding and participate in formal and informal programs that enable them to quickly acclimate to Sims Limited’s culture. This induction includes intensive training in all of the critical aspects of environment, health and safety.
Sims University is our global, internal learning resource that includes both online and class-based curriculum and training, as well as through extensive regional learning opportunities. Sims University enables a culture of continuous learning and development in consultation with senior leaders.
As each employee progresses through their career, they are provided with functional and professional training courses on an ongoing basis via the Sims University Learning Center. This online training and cultural orientation portal is available to all employees, and it serves as a central repository for ongoing performance and skill-based training. Additionally, Sims Limited offers a comprehensive safety training certification, as well as multi-tiered leadership and management training programs.
Management Trainee Program
The Management Trainee Program is designed for recent college graduates or experienced professionals who are interested in developing a career in commercial/trading, operations or manufacturing and want a clear path to advancement in a global sustainability company. This program enables the next generation of emerging talent to fully participate and contribute toward our purpose, create a world without waste to preserve our planet. Participants learn side-by-side with industry experts in order to position themselves as future leaders at Sims Limited, within one of our business divisions, or within the sustainability industry.
Women Leading @ Sims
Women Leading @ Sims is a development program designed to support and develop female leaders. Women are selected during the company’s annual capability review process, and they receive the mentorship and skills needed for their career growth. The women who participate in this program will be able to leverage their strengths to contribute to the overall success of Sims Limited and each of its business divisions.