LORD Corporation

With more than 3,100 employees in 26 countries, 19 manufacturing facilities and 10 R&D centers worldwide, we're there for our customers.

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Development Programs

Why do graduates choose LORD?

LORD’s innovative culture encompasses employees who are technology focused and forward-thinking. With our global opportunities and long-term career options recent graduates are drawn to serving our diverse and sustainable markets, not only through direct hire opportunities, but also through our multiple development programs.

Early Career Development Program

LORD hires recent college graduates into our Career Foundations Rotational Program (CFP), with specific tracks in engineering, business and operations. This two-year program is designed to develop highly-motivated early career talent, allowing participants to gain diverse experience while building a strong foundation for a long-term career with LORD.

Program Highlights:

  • Four, six-month rotations in multiple functional areas and locations
  • Career guidance from mentors, assignment managers, program advisors
  • Networking opportunities and exposure to senior leaders across the organization
  • Ongoing training, development and feedback
  • Personalized career development plans

MBA Leadership Development Program

The Strategic Leadership Development Program (SLDP) is our MBA talent pipeline for future leaders of the company. In our highly competitive program, Global Business Strategists work on a broad range of strategic projects and gain exposure to the highest levels of company leadership. The Strategist will develop continuously as a leader through a network of mentors and program alumni in addition to extensive training.

Based in LORD’s Global Headquarters located in Cary, NC, Strategists will work on projects across a range of functions including:

  • Marketing and Business Development
  • Corporate Strategy and Acquisitions
  • Operations
  • Product Management
  • Corporate Finance
  • International Business
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Advanced Automotive Battery Conference (AABC)

Strasbourg, France

01-27-2019 to 01-31-2019

Interplastica Moscow 2019

Moscow, Russia

01-29-2019 to 02-01-2019

HAI Heli-Expo

Atlanta, Georgia, USA

03-04-2019 to 03-07-2019

Subsea Tieback Forum & Exhibition

San Antonio, Texas, USA

03-05-2019 to 03-07-2019

Work Truck Show

Indianapolis, Indiana, USA

03-05-2019 to 03-08-2019

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