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2021 Indorama Graduate Trainee program

2021 Indorama Graduate Trainee program

The 2021 Indorama Graduate Trainee Program is designed to provide fresh graduates and graduate Engineers with the opportunity to equip themselves with knowledge skills and attitudes to become professionals in their areas of specialization.

Indorama Eleme Fertilizer and Chemicals Limited (IEFCL) as an organization with a great affinity for learning put this in place for graduates of tertiary institutions in Nigeria to benefit. Therefore, in this article to make your application for this opening seamless, we will be discussing all the important things you need to know. This includes how to register, the eligibility requirements, and every other important thing you should know.

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What you should know about Indorama Eleme Fertilizer and Chemicals Limited

2021 Indorama Graduate Trainee program

Indorama Eleme Fertilizer and Chemicals Limited is also known as IEPL is a company located in Port Harcourt, Nigeria. They are a group company of Indorama Corporation, poly-olefins producers of a wide range of polyethylene and Polypropylene products. Furthermore, at some point in time, they were a 100% subsidiary of Nigerian Government-owned Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC). At this time they were functioning under the name Eleme Petrochemicals Company Limited (EPCL).

As of the time of this article, the Indorama Eleme Petrochemicals plant is operating within the Indorama complex which sprawls over 400 acres of land and located in the Eleme Local Government Area. The IEPL complex was built by a consortium that comprises Chiyoda Corporation, JGC and Kobe Steel of Japan, Tecnimont of Italy, and Spie Batignolles of France. Asides from this complex, they also have a PET plant which they commissioned in 2012, and several other plants.

IEPL is strategically positioned to cater to the demands of the growing plastic processing industries in Africa and other parts of the world. Over the years, this organization has positioned itself to be one of the leading suppliers of Poly-olefins in the African continent. In fact, in the year 2011, they awarded them with the prestigious Presidential Award for Exports by the NEPC (Nigerian Export Promotion Council).

Furthermore, the IEPL maintains a cordial relationship with all its stakeholders, customers, suppliers, local, state, federal, and other associates. They have proved to be an excellent model of Public-Private partnerships. IEPL gas built a great relationship with its customers. This is on the back of high-quality products and responsive customer service that has been evident in their shares of over 80% in the domestic market.

How does the 2021 Indorama Graduate trainee program work?

The Indorama Graduate trainee program is basically aimed at career development for graduates of Nigeria tertiary institutions. This program is for 1 year and it offers these individuals the opportunity to equip themselves with the necessary knowledge, skills and also mold them to be competent in their areas of the discipline.

As an applicant, you will pass through two stages. These are the written test and personal interviews. If you are from Eleme local government, you will be required to score a minimum of 50% on the aptitude test before you can be considered. Other applicants must have up to 60%. If you meet up with the cut-off, they will call you for a personal interview.

What are the eligibility for the 201 Indorama Graduate Trainee program?

The 2021 Indorama Graduate trainee program is in two phases. These are the Graduate Engineers Program and Diploma Engineer training program (DET). Here are the eligibility requirements for both openings:

Graduate Engineer Training Program (GET)

  • You must be a fresh graduate from any accredited university or polytechnic in Nigeria
  • To be eligible you must have studied the following engineering disciplines. Chemical, Mechanical, Electrical/instrumentation/Electronics/Industrial Chemistry and petrochemical/production.

Please note, the Duration of the GET spans for 12 calendar months.

Diploma Engineers Program (DET)

  • You must have graduated from a federal polytechnic or technical college in Nigeria.
  • To be eligible, you must have studied the following disciplines: Electrical/chemical/mechanical/instrumentation/electronics/computer/production/petroleum and petrochemical.
  • The duration of this program is 18 months.

Asides from the above, you must also possess some key traits. These are:

  • You must be resilient and be able to deal with pressure
  • It is important that you have a persuasive communication style and bring energy and goal oriented approach to the role
  • You must be able to handle conflict and defuse tension
  • The ability to derive outcomes across multi-functional teams in a virtual arrangement is a must
  • You must be able to comprehend complex information from various stakeholders.
  • Ability to work across different cultures with inclusion and respect.
  • You must be open to feedback, self-reflection and invest in your won growth
  • Ability to speak up and address issues transparently.

How do I apply for the 2021 Indorama Graduate trainee?

The application for the 2021 Indorama Graduate Trainee is very straightforward. In fact, to make the process seamless for your IEPL have a dedicated portal for you to apply. To apply you can leverage this link: Once you are on the page, they will request that you fill in details such as your personal. contact, referees, state of origin, and every other detail as deemed fit by them.

Ensure to enter all these details correctly. When you are done, scroll to the bottom of the page and click the submit button. We advise that you double check before submission. This is because supplying incorrect details will forfeit your application. Therefore, ensure to check closely before submitting.

How long does it take to be hired for an Internship role?

This basically depends on the decision of the management. But, in most cases, the all process can take anywhere between 1-4 weeks after your application. If your application is successful, they will notify you by mail to this effect.


The Indorama Elema Portal is currently open for application. If you satisfy all requirements, do not hesitate to register on their portal. We wish you the best in your application.




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