Assistants Under Training, commonly known as AUTs are students of premier engineering and management institutes who choose to pursue their careers with ITC, straight after they graduate from their institution. AUTs are inducted into the ITC system with the objective of nurturing and grooming them to be the leaders of tomorrow. From the day an AUT joins ITC, the Company ensures that necessary inputs are provided in terms of managerial development, cross functional and cross business exposure and indepth functional exposure in order to develop domain expertise, to equip them with the knowledge and skills required to perform their roles, as well as to lay the foundation for their growth and development as business leaders. AUTs undergo training for a period of one year after which they are confirmed as Assistant Managers.
AUTs, after they join ITC, are taken through a two-week corporate induction programme wherein various Business Heads introduce them to their businesses. The induction programme is also aimed at facilitating a smooth transition from campus to the corporate world as well as to provide an opportunity to interact with business leaders. On the whole the programme aims at giving an AUT an understanding of what defines ITC, how ITC works and the lives ITC touches!!!
Once AUTs join their respective businesses, they go through a division and function specific detailed induction programme which provides them a thorough overview of the business model of the division, introduces them to various functions within the business and gives them an extensively detailed insight into their own function. The induction programme is supported by projects and stints which help grasp the various nuances of the business and at the same time contribute to the growth of the Company.
ITC recruits from premier management campuses across the country for its Marketing, Human Resources, Supply Chain and EHS functions. The diversity in ITC’s businesses, superior brand building capabilities, unmatched supply chain, experience in working in new and established businesses added to the large employee base and operations spread across the length and breadth of the country offer management AUTs a unique and unparalleled experience.
Budding Engineers from IITs, select NITs join ITC and a world of latest technology, state of the art machines is thrown open to them. With 18 factories spread over the country ranging from Paper and Paperboards to Foods to Cigarettes, ITC is beyond doubt an engineer’s paradise. Responsibilities begin early with exposure to projects, production planning, product quality, product development, tracking financials, state of the art machines, people leadership making ITC one of the most challenging, rewarding and enriching experience.