Professional Development

At PGP International, we invest in the growth and development of our employees. We offer training programs, mentorship opportunities, and the chance to work on challenging projects that expand your skill set and enhance your career trajectory.

At PGP International, we believe in the continuous growth and development of our employees. We understand the importance of acquiring and enhancing both soft and technical skills to thrive in today's ever-evolving professional landscape. That's why we are committed to providing comprehensive training programs that empower our team members to reach their full potential.

Soft Skills Development

Effective communication, teamwork, leadership, and problem-solving are just a few examples of the essential soft skills we value at PGP International. We offer a range of training opportunities designed to help our employees excel in these areas. Through workshops, seminars, and internal training sessions, you'll have the chance to refine your interpersonal skills, build strong relationships, and become a confident and influential team player. You'll also have access to the ABFI Development Academy On-Demand Learning Platform which offers tools, templates and training to boost your soft-skills and leadership development.

Technical Skills Enhancement

As a leader in the grain-based ingredient industry, we recognize the importance of staying ahead of the curve when it comes to technical expertise. We provide targeted training programs to ensure our employees have the necessary skills to excel in their specific roles. Whether you're in production, research and development, quality assurance, or any other department, we offer specialized training that aligns with your job requirements. From the latest manufacturing technologies to cutting-edge laboratory techniques, we invest in your technical skill development.

Leadership Development

At PGP International, we believe in nurturing and promoting talent from within. We are dedicated to developing our employees' leadership potential and offering growth opportunities within the organization. Our leadership development programs are designed to enhance your managerial and strategic thinking abilities. Through mentorship, executive coaching, and leadership workshops, you'll gain the skills and knowledge needed to take on greater responsibilities and contribute to the success of our company.

Learning Programs

Formal learning courses offer a great chance to consolidate your learning and expand your network

ABF Finance Excellence – developing a pipeline of finance leaders across ABF with the capability to take on broader and bigger roles in the future.
ABF HR Commercial Acumen – enabling functional HR employees to strengthen their capability as true business partners.
ABF Executive Leadership – helping senior leaders from any function to develop their skills and lead our businesses now and into the future.
ABF Mentoring Program

Professional Certifications and Continuous Education

To support your professional growth and recognition, we encourage employees to pursue relevant certifications in their respective fields. PGP International offers financial assistance and study leave options to eligible employees who are committed to obtaining certifications that enhance their expertise and add value to their roles. We believe in investing in your professional credentials, which not only benefit you but also contribute to our overall organizational excellence.

ABFI Study Sponsorship Program

Aimed at those who have not been able to complete higher level training or education previously, this program offers employees from across the group the opportunity to gain a qualification or professional training. This year the program is supporting Woodland's Shift Production Manager, Maricruz Quintero Martinez with her career development following the success of last year's participant, Margarita Clark, Logistics Supervisor at Woodland.

Find out how the Study Sponsorship Program helped Margarita Clark to gain her APICS Supply Chain Certification in Logistics, Transportation and Distribution (CLTD).

Continuous Learning Culture

In addition to formal training programs, we foster a culture of continuous learning at PGP International. We provide access to a variety of professional development conferences and learning resources, including online platforms and industry publications. We encourage employees to engage in self-directed learning and stay updated with the latest industry trends and best practices. We believe that learning is a lifelong journey, and we are committed to supporting your ongoing development.

By joining PGP International, you will have access to a robust training framework that equips you with the skills and knowledge necessary to excel in your career. We are dedicated to investing in our employees' growth, ensuring their professional development aligns with our organizational goals.

If you're ready to embark on a journey of continuous learning and personal growth, explore the career opportunities at PGP International and join our talented team today!