Business and Supply Chain Placement at GSK

Where: England - multiple

Deadline: October 14, 2018

Type: Placement Year

About the Company:

Main business: Science and pharmaceuticals

As one of the world’s leading healthcare companies with operations in over 115 countries, GSK discovers, develops, manufactures and distributes lifesaving prescription medicines, vaccines and popular consumer products such as Beechams, Sensodyne, Savlon and Panadol. Every year we screen millions of compounds and make billions of packs of medicines and consumer healthcare products. The size and scope of our organisation allows our people to answer some of the worlds biggest questions – questions about future healthcare needs and questions about building a responsive, transparent business to meet them.

About the Role:

Supply chain management is all about ensuring we can supply our life-saving and life-enhancing products to people around the globe. Making sure that the right products arrive at the right time in the right place is no easy task!

We offer a wide variety of supply chain placements, from forecasting demand, production planning, raw materials management, to warehousing and supply chain logistics. Wherever you are based, you’ll be getting stuck in and playing a key part in ensuring our products reach our patients and consumers in an efficient and timely manner.

During your placement you could be involved in a range of activities, such as:

  • Project management – leading and delivering improvement projects
  • Working with suppliers, customers and colleagues from around the world
  • Data analysis and reporting
  • Distribution chains for complex products that require changing temperature for sensitive goods
  • Demand review (including gathering and understanding market intelligence on forecasts and supply chain complexities)
  • Inventory management
  • Building strong relationships with key third party suppliers
  • Working with suppliers, customers and colleagues from around the world.

Requirements:

Whichever role you go into you will be applying the skills you already have and developing new skills such as; team working, negotiation, problem solving and project management.

How to Apply:

For more information and to apply please visit Career Connect and search Reference ID '7GQK6'