Now one of the ‘secret ingredients’ of the Coca-Cola production process, James Jackson joined Coca-Cola HBC, a leading bottler and a proud partner of The Coca‑Cola Company, as an Electrical Engineer apprentice in 2018. Enabling new and existing employees to combining part-time academics with on-the-job training, this programme is just one of the many initiatives run by Coca-Cola HBC to cultivate the potential growth and development of its people.
Working with Coca-Cola HBC has enabled James to earn while he learns for life. Developing his knowledge with quality part-time classroom-based education, James also has the opportunity to apply his new skill set in a real-life environment with practical work-place training that’s supported by industry leading professionals right across the Coca-Cola HBC business.
Celebrated as a company with a strong learning culture, Coca-Cola HBC parent group was recently honoured with a Gold Award in Chief Learning Officer magazine’s ‘Learning Elite’ league. Recognised for developing a holistic learning strategy, designed to provide professional guidance and help employees plot a career path that’s right for them, CCHBC put in over 133,000 hours on leadership development in 2019, with 93% of leaders new in their role rated competent within six months.
The group has over 600 active mentors building the culture of leaders supporting development across the company, with a range of wellbeing programmes, flexible working arrangements and great opportunities for growth and progression from within the business.
Eager to learn and develop a career working with one of the world’s leading brands? Unbottle your potential and discover more about the fantastic career opportunities available now with Coca-Cola HBC at: https://ie.coca-colahellenic.com/en/careers/