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These are just a selection of the opportunities available. To view other opportunities please visit Career Connect via MUSE or on the Careers Service website.

Supply Chain Industrial Placements at Unilever PLC

Where: England - West Yorkshire

Deadline: October 28, 2019

Type: Placement Year

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About the Company:

Main business: : Business, consulting and general management

Every day, around the world, people reach for Unilever products. Our brands are trusted everywhere and, by listening to the people who buy them, we have grown into one of the world's most successful consumer goods companies. In fact, on any given day, two billion people use Unilever products to look good, feel good and get more out of life.

About the Role:

Supply chain Roles Global
Supply Chain Optimisation Analyst
▪ Look into the future: Be part of a global team; collate and analyse information to be able to make the right decisions for Unilever’s supply chain
▪ Understand Unilever’s scale: Dive into global information to highlight key brands and regional growth areas ▪ Discover new trends: Experience how Unilever products are affected by changes to the current business environment
▪ Be a margin ambassador: Help make our deodorants as cost-effective as possible
▪ Explore Unilever’s diversity: Be regularly exposed to and work with multiple countries – experience cultural and consumer differences and their impacts on Unilever

Global Supply Chain Planner
▪ Be the voice of supply chain: Engage in consultation and drive stimulating discussions with international stakeholders to ensure the right feasibility exists in the global supply chain
▪ Engage global leaders: Collate and analyse information on key project challenges and generate solutions for senior stakeholder review
▪ Challenge the status quo: Identify areas for improvement in existing processes and enhance efficiency in the supply chain and wider Unilever Beauty & Personal Care category
▪ Be part of the digital evolution: Transform the delivery of project information with new, engaging and automated communication tools
▪ Follow consumer trends: Discover how volatile market trends influence the development of product innovations and how the supply chain adapts accordingly

European portfolio & innovation (p&i) planner
▪ Oversee European innovation projects end to end: Identify, plan and monitor activities across other functions to keep track of the projects’ progress.
▪ Engage with cross-functional teams across Europe: Regularly communicate with different business functions including Marketing, R&D and Factory units
▪ Bring innovations to life: Co-ordinate long and short-term projects in a fast-paced environment, ensuring new products will be launched on time across Europe ▪ Lead forward-thinking discussions: Chair international and cross-functional team meetings, sharing best practice and engaging with senior stakeholders
▪ Enhance Unilever’s competitive position: Analyse the European Deodorant range and advise on cost and complexity reduction to add value

Requirements:

Undergraduate on track for minimum 2:1 with a strong interest in business. Must be undertaken as part of your degree (Industrial Year) prior to graduation.

How to apply:

For more information and to apply please visit Career Connect and search Reference ID 'N4VZW'

Graduate Business Improvement Coordinator at Greencore

Where: England - West Yorkshire

Deadline: October 28, 2019

Type: Graduate

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About the company:

Greencore Group plc is a fast growing, international convenience food leader. Headquartered in Ireland, Greencore has operations in the UK and the US serving major retailers and brands in both markets.

It is a leading manufacturer of convenience food products to grocery retailers in the UK and a leading manufacturer of sandwiches, meals kits and salads to CPG, convenience retail and foodservice outlets in the US.

Greencore has a proforma Group revenue of £2.3bn and operates out of 50 locations in the UK, the US and Ireland.

About the role:

  • Implement and sustain the Greencore Manufacturing Excellence processes at site; engaging with the front line teams to create a culture of continuous improvement
  • Deliver training and provide ongoing coaching and hands on support for the use of basic elements of the Greencore Manufacturing Excellence toolkit to build practical experience and ongoing capability
  • Facilitate team based improvement and problem solving activity
  • Coordinate the site operational focused SOP training, to be delivered by operations, and periodically check adherence
  • Ensure consistent best practice sharing across the manufacturing unit
  • Using an external network to ensure we're always best practice and supporting the projects to adopt these effectively
  • Contributing to the new product development process to ensure new products are fit for cost effective manufacture
  • Guidance and support to the manufacturing unit deployment of performance management rhythms and measures
  • Deliver specific projects and tasks in fulfilment of the Manufacturing Unit Business Improvement (BI) plan

Requirements:

  • Experience within an FMCG environment preferred but not essential
  • Demonstrable ability to manage and engage people with change
  • Strong problem solving ability
  • Sound analytical mind-set with the ability to interpret and shape data
  • Should be comfortable with being hands-on in a working factory environment

How to apply:

For more information and to apply please visit Career Connect and search Reference ID 'JYNV6'

International Foreign Trade Assistant at Vive Up

Where: China

Deadline: October 30, 2019

Type: Graduate

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About the Company:

We are supplier of promotional sports and outdoor wears and accessories, with factory in Yiwu. Our main products include sports wears, tents, backpacks, sleeping bags and other outdoor& sports accessories. Our products are made of waterproof, wearing resistant, breathable fabrics which can elevate your experience in doing exercise or in wild places.

We keep innovating new fabrics to protect you in conditions of extreme cold, wind, sun.

About the Role:

  • Edit production information and description, update new product on website, check and reply client’s inquiry.
  • Partner with peers to follow up order, collaborate with factory and arrange the product shipment
  • Calling promotion

Requirements:

  • Hard-working and strong sense of responsibility
  • Proficient in English
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office tools (Excel, PowerPoint);
  • Rich experience of foreign trade business, familiar with shipping method and relevant document.

How to apply:

For more information and to apply please visit Career Connect and search Reference ID 'JVB33'

Resourcer or Junior Consultant at Carrot Pharma Recruitment

Where: England - North West

Deadline: October 30, 2019

Type: Graduate

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About the Company:

Main business: : HR and recruitment

We’re a highly specialised recruitment consultancy, working with some of the world’s largest Pharmaceutical/Biotech/Life Sciences companies based in Wilmslow and Central Manchester offices.

About the Role:

We have an excellent opportunity at the Resourcer or Junior Consultant level working within the medical device sales team, helping to find great candidates for a range of positions across the healthcare industry.

We will provide full training on resourcing/recruitment and the market sectors you are covering as required. We actively encourage professional development and very much allow our team to work with real autonomy but with strong support where required. The culture of the company has been described as friendly, busy, fun, collaborative and supportive. We are lucky enough to have a great brand, an innovative team and a great reputation within our sector.

Requirements:

  • Ideally will have experience of working in a sales related or target driven environment
  • Highly organised and tenacious with ability to prioritise tasks
  • Very strong communication skills / happy to get on the phone / sociable
  • A good team player but enjoys working autonomously using initiative
  • A strong work ethic. Proactive and focused approach. Works at pace
  • Confident and not phased by tasks outside your comfort zone, wants to push and learn
  • A personable demeanour and a sense of humour will ensure you fit well into our office!

How to apply:

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

Area Sales Manager at UKUOFFER

Where: England - West Yorkshire

Deadline: October 31, 2019

Type: Graduate

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About the Company:

Main business: : Customer Service and Administration and Education and Training

UKUOFFER is one of the leading providers of educational consultancy services in the UK. Located in the city center of Birmingham, we specialize in providing education planning as well as university and college application services for international students within the UK and overseas.

About the Role:

Manages sales of the company’s services within Appointed area. Ensure consistent, profitable growth in sales revenues through positive planning, deployment and management of sales personnel. Identifies objectives, strategies and action plans to improve short-term and long-term sales and earnings.

Main Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Driving new business opportunities and explore new markets;
  2. Contributing to the development of sales strategies and setting of sales targets;
  3. Analysing customers’ expectations, preferences and reactions to services;
  4. Conducting competitive analysis;
  5. Maintaining sales records and forecasts;
  6. Handling customers enquiries and complaints;
  7. Recruiting and training junior sales staff;
  8. Keeping up to date with services and competitors;
  9. Producing sales report and presenting sales strategies.

Requirements:

  • A Bachelor degree or equivalent
  • Work experience and training in international education sector is preferred;
  • Problem-solving and analytical skills to interpret sales performance and market trend information;
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills;
  • Computer literate with good command of all MS Office software;
  • Ability to work well in a team, high level of self-motivation and enthusiasm.

How to Apply:

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

Supply Graduate Programme Ireland at Diageo

Where: Dublin, Ireland

Deadline: October 31, 2019

Type: Graduate

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About the company:

Our products are at the heart of what we do at Diageo, and manufacturing and packaging them are some of the most important elements of our business. We want your input and ideas to improve our processes and help shape our future. This means you could be looking at ways to drive sustainability in all we do, involved in developing more cost effective bottling techniques or creating innovative new packaging methods.

The products we supply and the challenges we face vary from country to country, so it’s important that you understand how Diageo operates as an international company. We operate in a world full of heritage and innovation where age old craftsmanship meets cutting edge science and latest engineering technology, and over the three year programme with us you’ll grow your expertise in manufacturing (distillation and maturation, brewing, packaging and engineering), Supply Chain and/or Procurement.

Our International Supply Centre forms a key part of Diageo Global Supply and is a central pillar of our business with a strong integrated network of over 9,000 people (ISC currently has 4,300 people).

About the role:

We’re looking for graduates who not only have the capability to succeed in our organisation today but also have the potential to be our leaders of tomorrow. We are looking for someone who is committed to the role and Diageo from day one. Full of energy, enthusiasm and optimism in everything you do. Following your instincts and standing up for what you feel is right.

You’ll have the opportunity to work collaboratively while showing your confidence and conviction to challenge people, in pursuit of finding the best and most innovative solutions for Diageo. Your drive and agility will be applied to overcome challenges and to develop yourself as you progress through the programme.

You’re able to build strong relationships in order to learn and grow together, as well as to influence and inspire others to always do better. Many of these relationships will be core to your success now and in the future as you progress through the organisation.

Requirements:

• Obtained or expecting to obtain a minimum Bachelor 2.1 academic degree or equivalent

• Studying one of the following subjects: Chemical Engineering/ Business Management/ Supply Chain/ Economics & Analytics/Risk & Governance – Environmental Engineering or similar.

• Fluency in English and in the relevant language to the market you are applying

• Mobile as you will be required to relocate geographically during the 3 year programme

• Graduating in 2020 or within the last 3 years

• Full, valid driving licence or a commitment to have one by the start of the programme

How to apply:

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Market Research & Digital Marketing Associate through Tech Internships Abroad

Where: Spain

Deadline: October 31, 2019

Type: Placement Year

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About the Company:

The company is a boutique digital innovation consultancy and modern online marketing agency with highly specialised growth experts. Together with our internal Startup Aflorithmic Labs we are launching new ventures and helping clients grow their businesses.

About the Role:

We are now looking for our next talented Market Research & Digital Marketing Associate to join our team. This is a varied position where you will play a key role in understanding our key audiences and help challenge our assumptions. By laying the foundation of our knowledge of new markets you will contribute strongly to how our clients communicate with their audiences. Key points:

  • A typical day can include doing competitor research, market research, content analysis, user interviews and creating personas and written content based on your findings
  • Other tasks include lead generation and direct outreach
  • You are happy to assist with various digital marketing and also internal operations tasks where needed
  • Create content for all digital platforms and media
  • You master either German or English and are comfortable writing for the respective markets
  • You love challenges and can keep up in an ever-changing environment
  • Collaborate well with all team members, this person will have a hand in many parts of our business
  • We will involve you in many areas of digital marketing and give you the possibility to grow where you want to
  • The company is a highly data-driven agency, you want to understand KPI’s and what drives user’s decisions

Requirements:

  • Thrive when working autonomously “Your project, your baby”
  • Are happy to work in remote-friendly teams
  • Know how to organize yourself and deliver on-time
  • Have a growth mindset
  • Love all things marketing and are actively working towards becoming the best in your field

How to Apply:

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

Graduate Programme - Commercial Stream at Johnson Matthey

Where: United Kingdom

Deadline: October 31, 2019

Type: Graduate

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About the Company:

Main business: : Engineering and manufacturing

As a global leader in sustainable technologies we apply our cutting edge science, creating solutions with our customers that make a real difference to the world around us.

We are proud of our products and technologies, how our customers use them and the positive impact they have on the planet. At the same time, we are passionate about how science can enable global solutions for clean air, improved health and make the most efficient use of our planets global resources.

About the Role:

We currently have a number of exciting opportunities to join the Commercial stream of our Graduate Programme in the UK. The Programme will help you fulfil your ambition for rapid professional progression and future leadership roles. As a Commercial Graduate you will experience an early career that’s customer focused, challenging and fast paced. You will have the opportunity to experience different commercial areas and industry sectors, helping to drive innovation and growth. Developing highly transferable skills as you go, you could find yourself involved in business development, sales, market research or in driving commercial excellence across the organisation.

Our programme consists of three 8-month rotations in different locations within the UK and across business sectors. Each placement will be carefully planned to develop your skills and understanding of the various sectors in our company in line with your individual aspirations. The program is robust and challenging, but we believe strongly in mentoring and coaching partnerships and you will receive plenty of support and expert career advice along the way. You will also participate in substantive training and development opportunities to assist you in building the critical skills needed as future leaders in the workplace.

Requirements:

  • A degree in a Business related field, Engineering (e.g. chemical, manufacturing etc.) or Science
  • Minimum 2.1 required, coupled with a strong academic track record
  • Must be mobile and willing to relocate within the UK to facilitate placement rotations over a period of two years.
  • Demonstrated leadership skills essential; must be adaptable, strive for excellence and demonstrate a positive attitude in the face of adversity
  • Strong interpersonal skills a must, coupled with a proven ability to build collaborative relationships to achieve results
  • Strong problem solving and analytical skills essential

How to Apply:

For more information and to apply please visit Career Connect and search Reference ID '3LOEL'