JIP Employer – OGL Computer

OGL Computer is the technology partner to over 1,200 UK businesses in the UK. We are accredited by the world’s leading IT giants and cyber security vendors – Microsoft, HP, WatchGuard, Kaspersky – to deliver best-in-class IT, business software and cyber security solutions.

We are incredibly proud of our 40-year heritage and our unique proposition whereby our three specialist divisions work closely together to deliver the complete technology package to our customers.

A team of over 250 friendly, talented and supportive individuals make up the three divisions that power the business to continually grow. Working for OGL Computer means our staff are part of the ever-changing world of technology and our team of driven employees represent the passion we have to succeed in the industry.

OGL Computer is one of the biggest employers in the Wyre Forest and remains a family owned business with family values at its heart. We value local home-grown talent, which is why we invest in apprenticeships and graduates from around the area. We’re proud winners of the Large Apprenticeship Employer of the Year 2018 award because we value our apprentices and actively support individuals who want to develop and progress their careers with OGL. It’s important for all our employees, no matter their career path, to feel supported and have the opportunity to develop their skills with OGL Computer. We value hard-working, talented individuals that help us to drive the business forward to continue as a leading technology company.

What to expect

 During your work experience you can expect to see and get involved in as much as possible!

Students with OGL on work experience placements shadow each of our 3 divisions; IT Solutions, Software and CyberGuard.

Within our IT Solutions Technical division based in Kidderminster, you will work on our Service Desk, in our Workshop, with our IT Consultants and may visit customers at their premises with one of our Field Engineers.

Your time with our Software division in Stourport will involve time within our WebServices and Software Development departments, experiencing the coding and programming side of the business, as well as shadowing the Software Support Desks who manage incoming calls from customers relating to our bespoke software and also arrange Installations Engineer visits.

With CyberGuard, also located in the Kidderminster offices, you will sit alongside our Security Analysts, learning and understanding the phishing and cyber security alerts which are monitored and resolved by CyberGuard on behalf of our customers.

We also offer placements in our Central Services division, where students can experience what it’s like working in departments such as Finance, Purchasing, Marketing and HR.

How to get to us by public transport:

 Our Kidderminster offices are:

  • 5 miles from Kidderminster Railway station
  • Located on Stourport Road (DY11 7QH) which is on a bus route from Kidderminster
  • 1 mile from Stourport

Our Stourport offices are:

  • Located on Worcester Road (DY13 9AT) which is on a bus route from Kidderminster
  • The nearest railway station is Hartlebury (2.3 miles)

Both of sites have ample free on-site parking.

 Onsite/ Local Facilities:

Both sites have on-site rest areas with free hot drinks however, being located in the heart of Worcestershire we also have quick and easy access to beautiful countryside and also those all-important places to grab a coffee and a bite to eat. Stourport and Kidderminster town centres are a short drive or walk away, and we’re within walking distance of Starbucks, KFC, Greggs, Aldi and a 24/7 gym.