Sumitomo Corporation Europe Limited (SCEU) is part of Sumitomo Corporation which is one of the largest integrated trading groups in the world and its global presence means it can provide opportunities to experience working in different countries and cultures.

We look for commitment and drive in our people which enables them to take the responsibility to build lasting relationships and expand their network in order to have a global impact wherever they may be based. Due to our strong financial base and highest ethical standards we can provide a constant environment which can be relied upon to provide a bright future.

In return SCEU looks for people who are flexible, innovative, able communicators, resourceful and committed to delivering the right outcome to achieve success and build on our 400 year history.

At SCEU our businesses are driven by our people and the relationships they develop to sustain and grow our businesses. We drive the company forward by putting confidence in the ability and talent of our people as they are the core strength for ensuring the continued success of our diverse business portfolio.

Working at Sumitomo Corporation Europe Limited

At Sumitomo Corporation Europe Limited (SCEU) we recognise that success comes through employing talented individuals. Our environment and our business is continuously adapting and evolving, and we need people who are able to meet these ever changing business needs.

SCEU Culture

SCEU’s corporate culture makes it a place where people want to work. The knowledge, experience and professionalism of our people underpins our business. We work hard and responsibly to deliver the best service for our customers and suppliers. We offer job satisfaction, career progression and competitive reward to experienced professionals and graduates looking to take the next step in their career.

We encourage our people to develop themselves to reach their full potential, whether this is a progression in their existing path, or making a well considered move to another area within the business. We have created an environment that encourages a high level of engagement and commitment at every level in our business.

SCEU People

At SCEU we provide service with integrity. We take great pride in our technical know-how and operational ability, which is combined with a drive to keep customer service at the heart of what we do. To achieve this we recruit high calibre individuals, we make an investment in their training, and give them considerable accountability and responsibility as soon as they are ready. This works effectively, thanks to the strong culture of teamwork that we foster throughout SCEU allowing people to develop in both a supportive and challenging environment.

We see our customers as partners and we value long-term relationships dating back over many years. We demonstrate creativity and flexibility in our approach to customers’ requirements and we work closely with them to find effective solutions in changing times.

Relationships are key to our business and it is vital that our people are excellent communicators who engage the audience and influence the right outcomes.

Developing our People

At Sumitomo Corporation Europe Limited (SCEU) we utilise our integrated corporate strength to be the best at what we do.

We attract and retain the best people. We are an organisation that is recognised as exceeding our customers’ requirements. This requires people who have the mentality to provide the highest levels of customer service.

We require talented people who possess excellent interpersonal skills, a proactive mindset and are flexible and able to adapt to an ever changing environment.

Everyone at SCEU is encouraged to reach their full potential. Personal growth and development are an important part of our ethos and our employees have access to the tools and support they need to enable them to reach their goal.

We offer a diverse range of learning opportunities including international secondments, off and on the job training, professional development, management and leadership training at our Headquarters in Tokyo and at a premier management school.