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Ingersoll Rand - Operations Programme

  • Consumer Goods
  • Industrials
Functional area Operations
Duration 30 months
Region Europe
Language requirements English (Fluent)
Mentorship program No
Preferred study background
  • Business Studies
  • Engineering
Recruitment process
  • Online application
  • Telephone interview
  • Face-to-face interview
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Required skills

Leadership 7
Team working 7
Problem solving 7
Communication 6
Creativity 6
Commercial Awareness 6
Pressure Resistance 7
Flexibility 7
Networking 7


Operations ADPs will have 3 assignments in at least 2 business sectors and geographic locations over a 30-month period including the opportunity for a cross-functional position.

While on program, Operations ADPs will develop a sound operations foundation that includes various key skills such as:

  • Lean Production and Six Sigma Training
  • Planning Strategy
  • Operational Excellence
  • Ergonomics and Safety
  • Sourcing Cycle
  • Productivity Generation and Tracking
  • Sales Inventory Operations Planning
  • Supplier Quality Audits

Operations ADPs hold positions that allow them to:
  • Demonstrate focus on value, flow, pull and perfection
  • Design for manufacturability
  • Manage strategic sourcing supply chains
  • Demonstrate systematic decision making and problem solving processes
  • Demonstrate awareness of and compliance with ISO requirements, all other applicable regulations and Ingersoll Rand Operations practices and policies

"I have been able to utilize my strengths, creativity and drive to develop my skills as an Operations ADP. My assignments are rewarding because I am able to positively impact the business as well as advance my career."
- Lyudmila, Operations ADP, Vlerick Leuven Gent Management School

The ADP is more than a training program; it is Ingersoll Rand's investment in the future leaders of the Company.
  • Receive quality work experience with a developmental focus through rotational positions
  • Experience a cross-cultural environment to gain a global business perspective
  • Interact with senior management
  • Network and relate with over 100 ADP participants around the globe
  • Learn multiple businesses, industries and geographies
  • Develop functional expertise while strengthening leadership skills
  • Gain insight in other business areas through cross-functional opportunities

Training and Learning Events

Ingersoll Rand understands the value of developing our employees. ADPs participate in a variety of learning events that help sharpen their skills.
  • ADP Orientation introduces program members to Ingersoll Rand's strategic vision, business leadership and unifies program members
  • ADP Learning Symposium brings program members together annually to attend interactive sessions led by respected leaders to share best practices, learn and solve key business issues and to further develop global networks
  • ADP Leadership Challenge is a week-long culmination of the program for graduating members to build upon their leadership foundations.


The Ingersoll Rand Accelerated Development Program hires collaborative, driven, genuine and inventive individuals who will graduate with a bachelors or masters degree in the current school year and demonstrate:
  • Leadership skills
  • Academic/functional/technical excellence
  • Willingness to relocate and be mobile
  • Resiliency and the ability to adapt quickly
  • Motivation to accelerate reaching higher levels within the Company
  • Excitement for positively impacting the business
  • Teamwork