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Procurement Summer Internship Programme - UK
Nationwide • £17,850 pa (pro rata) • Internship
Key Selling Bullet Point 1
- As part of our expert team, you'll build relationships that get the best from our global suppliers
- You can expect to work with international teams to make improvements at every stage of the procurement process
About usOur high-performance, integrated power solutions are at the cutting edge of technology. From powering huge commercial vessels to nuclear submarines, supersonic fighter jets to highly efficient passenger planes, or rail locomotives to luxury yachts, we go above and beyond to create better.
And it's all thanks to our people. Whether they work in engineering or finance, manufacturing or project management, our 50,000-strong team work together to deliver excellence in the air, on land and at sea, to customers in 150 nations around the world.
Why work for usJoining us as an intern or graduate means you could be working on awe-inspiring innovative projects, driving business-critical initiatives and learning from world-class professionals.
Wherever you choose to hone your knowledge and develop expertise, you’ll be part of a company with a future every bit as exciting as its history.
Job DescriptionWhat you'll do
You'll get a huge amount of exposure and experience in Procurement, completing a placement where you could find yourself delivering reports to the president of our business or delving into the current status of every supplier contract. You might also play a part in developing procurement strategies around how we source products in the future or use your creative thinking to meet stretching cost targets.
Equally, you could be honing your influencing skills and building your network as you strive with teams across the business to get more value from our contracts and improve our processes. Whatever your experience brings, you'll learn constantly. And, if you do well, you could be offered a place on our graduate programme - your next step towards a fulfilling career in procurement.
The Successful ApplicantWhat you'll need
We're looking for people with an affinity for business and interest in developing their business knowledge by working with external companies. You'll also need great communication skills developed through well-rounded life experience - academically, socially and in any previous work situations.
Able to apply your intellect, creativity and determination to contribute effectively, you'll work with integrity across every aspect of every project. You should also be on course to achieve at least a 2:1 degree (or equivalent). Flexibility is important too, as you could be based at any of our sites. Ambitious and driven, you'll be excited about the fact that this internship could lead to a place on our graduate programme.
What's on Offer• £17,850 pa (pro rata)
• Learn from experts
• The chance to join our graduate programme if you perform well
• Leisure facilities and numerous sports societies and social activities
• Closing date 5th January 2018