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Leadership Development Program - Supply Chain & Operations


The Supply Chain & Operations Leadership Development Program at Apex Tool Group (ATG) is a 2-year program that develops individuals by providing work assignments in multiple areas multiple functions. The program accelerates the development of recent college graduates through mentorship, training, and stretch assignments that prepare them for leadership roles at ATG. Participants will gain in-depth understanding and knowledge of ATG's products, markets, operations, and customer base.

Program Objectives

The Supply Chain & Operations Leadership Development Program provides participants with exposure to different facets of the business, our products, and customers to prepare them for leadership roles and responsibilities upon completion of the program.

In addition, the Supply Chain & Operations Leadership Development Program aims to:

• Provide realistic job previews and functional exposure within Supply Chain and Operations

• Challenge high-potential participants with stretch assignments, which accelerates development

• Allow participants to contribute to the company's strategic vision through value adding assignments

Program Structure

While in the two-year program, participants will move through four roles in at least two locations. Our goal is to provide participants with an opportunity to gain in-depth understanding as to the day-to-day operations of the position, work on projects that are value add, and develop relationships with peers and leadership at the site. Assignments are established based on prior experience, education, participant preference, and business need.

Possible assignments include roles in:




Project Management




Operational Excellence (OpEx)





Possible Locations

Apex, NC

Charlotte, NC

Jonesboro, AR

Lexington, SC

York, PA

Mexico (bi-lingual candidates only)

Dayton, OH

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Are you career-focused and capable of driving continuous improvement in every aspect of our business? Do you want to work for an organization that values you as in individual and is genuinely invested in you to developing your skills to become a future leader? If so, apply tobecome the latest participant in Apex Tool Group's Supply Chain and Operations Leadership Development Program!

Minimum Qualifications

• Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Supply Chain or Operations Management, or related field

• Must have 3.0 GPA at the time of graduation

• Ability to be mobile during the program

Preferred Qualifications

• Well rounded business acumen

• Previous leadership experience in an academic, athletic, or work setting

• Previous internship experience in a Supply Chain or Operations role


AtApex Tool Group(www.apextoolgroup.com),we build innovation. Each day, our associates strive to find new and exciting ways to help our customers solve their most complex challenges. By harnessing our global resources, unprecedented insights and spirit for service, we build more than just tools for the jobsite - we help build the future.

ATG is a global manufacturer of hand and power tools, tool storage and accessories, chain, and electronic soldering solutions with more than $1.2 billion in annual revenues. Our 6,700 associates around the world have built powerhouse brands like GEARWRENCH®, SATA®, Crescent®, Cleco®, Weller® and APEX®. Our brands are trusted by the professional trades and DIY enthusiasts alike. With our roots dating back to the 1800's, our tools have driven technological advancements that drive efficiency, speed and safety for customers in a broad range of commercial and consumer markets.

As part of the ATG team, you will move fast, think globally, learn from your colleagues and grow your career. You'll enjoy competitive benefits, a healthy work/life balance and have opportunities to give back to the communities we serve.

Our six core values - Customers Come First, Integrity in All We Do, Continuous Improvement, Innovation for Growth, Passion to Succeed and Best Talent, One Team - drive our daily decisions. Connect with us on social media to learn more - Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn and Twitter.

If your goal is to work where finding a better way never ends and your ideas become reality, join us and say #WeBuildATG!



Apex Tool Group (ATG) is one of the largest manufacturers of professional hand and power tools in the world, serving the industrial, vehicle service and assembly, aerospace, electronics, construction and serious DIY markets.

Our portfolio of over 30 innovative brands includes many category leaders, such as SATA®, GearWrench®, Weller®, Wiss®, Lufkin®, Cleco® and Crescent®. ATG also manufactures select, premier private label mechanics tools. Across the board, our tools stand for quality, innovation and value. Known for solving seemingly impossible problems, they are intuitive and simple to use, yet indispensable.

ATG works collaboratively with distributors, retailers and large customers across the globe to make sure end users have the tools they need to solve real-world problems. Our unique category management approach provides customers with end-user data, market research and voice of the customer insight, which helps drive inventory, display and promotion decisions. Plus, our truly global footprint enables us to serve customers’ needs in a way we couldn’t if we were a regional player.


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