Jump Start Your Leader Journey

Hear from the SLP program participants.

As a participant in the prestigious Stanley Black & Decker Leadership Program (SLP), you’ll gain real-world experience to help you become an innovative and results-driven leader. The multi-year program offers high-potential, early-career employees a variety of challenging rotational assignments and experiences that give you direct exposure to and interaction with colleagues and leaders across our iconic brands and businesses.

Explore our functional tracks - Operations, Supply Chain, Engineering, Finance, IT, Commercial, Global Supply Management, and Human Resources.


A Custom Experience

  • Develop your skills through various projects and assignments to more quickly identify your functional strengths.
  • As agile, high-achieving, early-career talented employees, consideration of new assignments and opportunities often come with relocation considerations.

Personalized Mentorship & Coaching

  • Get paired with a mentor and gain ongoing coaching that will help you better identify your strengths, weaknesses and career motivators - all geared to help you succeed in your current and future roles.
  • Have the opportunity to network with and learn from various leaders across the organization.

Lean Project

  • Lead the design, development and implementation of a lean project that improves a process and adds value to your business area.
  • Share and present your impactful project to the global SLP Community and internal Lean Experts.

Ongoing Training & Community

  • Join a group of cross-functional peers through a series of training events to collaborate and participate in a robust learning curriculum.
  • These groups are run for SLPs by SLPs and can include community involvement, engagement, leadership podcast development, and more.
  • As an alumni program member, opt-in to participate in the Social Impact Fellowship Program to expand your personal purpose, community impact, and development.





Our Future Leaders

Take a look at our SLP employees around the world.


Early Careers - Locations

A Global Perspective

When you join Stanley Black & Decker, you are part of a purpose-driven team that is working for those who make the world.