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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.

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Marketing Internship at National Instruments

Where: England - South East

Deadline: February 26, 2018

Type: Placement Year

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About the Company:

Main business: Engineering and manufacturing

For nearly 40 years, NI has worked with engineers and scientists to provide answers to the most challenging questions. Through these pursuits, NI customers have brought hundreds of thousands of products to market, overcome innumerable technological roadblocks, and engineered a better life for us all. If you can turn it on, connect it, drive it, or launch it, chances are NI technology helped make it happen.

About the Role:

NI is looking for enthusiastic and talented candidates with a good understanding of marketing who are looking at joining us for their placement year, whilst studying at University. You will need to be a self-starter who takes the initiative and can quickly learn about NI, its products and marketing activities. A placement at NI will enable you to gain valuable exposure to a range of marketing communications disciplines.

Requirements:

  • Working towards a degree in Marketing, Business or a related field
  • Fluency in English language is essential
  • Excellent communication skills (written and oral)
  • Confident working with international teams in a matrix structure
  • Excellent organisational and time management skills
  • Basic HTML Knowledge (Desirable for Digital role).
  • Ability to multi-task and work to tight deadlines
  • Analytical and problem solving skills with strong attention to detail
  • A team player who is willing to be flexible and adapt to new situations
  • An interest in technology/technical products
  • Strong computer literacy
  • Rapid learner with a ‘can-do’ attitude
  • Energy, enthusiasm and initiative

How to Apply:

For more information and to apply please visit Career Connect and search Reference ID '36627'

Purchasing at Bosch Rexroth

Where: England - South East

Deadline: February 26, 2018

Type: Placement Year

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About the Company:

Economical, precise, safe, and energy efficient: drive and control technology from Bosch Rexroth moves machines and systems of any size. The company bundles global application experience in the market segments of Mobile Applications, Machinery Applications and Engineering, Factory Automation, and Renewable Energies to develop innovative components as well as tailored system solutions and services. Bosch Rexroth offers its customers hydraulics, electric drives and controls, gear technology, and linear motion and assembly technology all from one source.

About the Role:

Bosch Rexroth Ltd is offering one student the opportunity to work with us at our St Neots office on a 12 month placement scheme. The purpose of this role is to support our UK buyers with purchasing and logistics issues. You will work within a team in a busy department.

Your responsibilities may include:

  • Support of purchasing team on strategic topics and daily business requirements
  • Process purchase requisitions and orders
  • Assist with progressing of urgent requirements
  • Update and maintain master data in our SAP system
  • Understanding some specific processes then producing complete working instructions for these processes
  • A specific project which will bring continuous improvement to the department

Requirements:

  • Studying for a degree in a business discipline
  • Computer literate with a good knowledge of Microsoft packages including Word, Excel, Powerpoint and Outlook
  • Good attention to detail, decision making and problem solving skills
  • Analytical and flexible approach to work
  • Good command of the English language (spoken and written)
  • Able to use own initiative with the ability to work on own as well as part of a team
  • Effective organisation and time management skills
  • Ability to communicate confidently

How to Apply:

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

E9VNK'

Sales Strategy & Planning Intern at Hewlett Packard Enterprise

Where: Scotland

Deadline: February 26, 2018

Type: Placement Year

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About the Company:

Hewlett Packard Enterprise is one of the world’s largest provider of information technology infrastructure, software and services. What we do is New Style of IT- New Style of Business. "Invent" is more than a word: it’s who we are. We provide solutions which enable companies to mobilize their business. We apply new thinking and ideas to create more simple, valuable and trusted experiences with technology, continuously improving the way our customers live and work. We’re big on ideas, solutions, and leadership!

About the Role:

  • Creating and developing reporting packs for managers that track change within the business and assist in crucial decision making processes.
  • Presenting important strategic and financial information on a weekly basis using a variety of mediums.
  • Supporting members of a unique area of the Enterprise Group on a daily basis.
  • Liaising with sales specialists and account managers to monitor business activities and offering support to them whenever necessary.
  • Using an analytical approach, provide valuable feedback, thoughts and opinions to the strategy, sales and finance teams.
  • Supporting our Inside Sales recruitment process.

Requirements:

  • Ability to use the Microsoft Office package to a high standard (particularly Excel & PowerPoint).
  • Accuracy and attention to detail.
  • Strong work ethic.
  • Time management & organizational skills.
  • Ability to work with a level head under pressure.
  • Great team player.
  • Communicate clearly and effectively using different mediums.
  • Always proactively striving for improvements.
  • Ability to work independently.
  • Ability to demonstrate some work experience or participation in meaningful extra-curricular activities.

Applicants must be completing an undergraduate degree that requires (or has an option for) a year’s industrial placement. A Business or related degree background that can demonstrate sales, finance, business & analytical skills is preferable. A target to achieve a 2.1 (based on results and/or predicted grades) is required.
In addition to the above educational requirements, students must be eligible to work in the UK and be available to commence the placement at the beginning of July 2018 for 13 months.

How to Apply:

For more information and to apply please visit Career Connect and search Reference ID '2DDAD'

Maintenance Analyst Placement Student at Dawsongroup plc

Where: England - South East

Deadline: February 26, 2018

Type: Placement Year

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About the Company:

Main business: Transport and logistics

Dawsongroup is a leading specialist asset rental business operating in several related markets within the European logistics sector.

About the Role:

Dawsonrentals | truck and trailer Ltd is part of Dawsongroup plc, a national provider of commercial vehicle rental solutions. Operating from a network of strategically positioned rental depots the organisation has over 12,000 assets and is supported by the engineering and maintenance department. We are looking for a Maintenance Analyst Placement Student for our operation based at our Head Office in Milton Keynes.

Working under the direction and guidance of the Engineering Manager, your duties will include;

  • Providing assistance to branches, customers and repairers
  • Creating analytical reports to monitor key department KPIS, mot compliance and performance related reports
  • Identifying strengths or weakness within the supplier network
  • Analysing trends to aid the development of purchasing strategies
  • Researching areas of procurement
  • Many other tasks as and when required

Requirements:

To be considered for this placement, you must be studying towards a Finance or Business related degree and have a good knowledge of Microsoft Excel. Good communication skills and the ability to prioritise your workload is a must.

How to Apply:

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

Marketing Assistant Placement Student at Dawsongroup plc (Dawsonrentals | portable cold rooms)

Where: England - South West

Deadline: February 26, 2018

Type: Placement Year

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About the Company:

Main business: Transport and logistics

Dawsongroup is a leading specialist asset rental business operating in several related markets within the European logistics sector.

About the Role:

Dawsonrentals | portable cold rooms is part of Dawsongroup plc, a privately owned international group of companies specialising in commercial asset rental. We specialise in the rental and sale of modular cold rooms and display refrigeration units across the UK.

We are currently looking for a Marketing Assistant Placement Student to join the team at our base in Pucklechurch, Bristol. This 12 month placement will be spent within the Sales & Marketing department reviewing all aspects of the marketing process. You will have exposure to the formats by which a multi-million pound turnover company markets itself within different business sectors.

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Researching target markets
  • Planning, monitoring and evaluating all marketing campaigns
  • Providing lead generation through a variety of marketing avenues and campaigns
  • Overseeing current campaigns and web content, aligning each to the company vision
  • Taking responsibility for managing and updating our e-Bay sales account, to maximise disposals

You will also work closely with internal and external key stakeholders.

Requirements:

Candidates must be studying towards a Marketing or Business related degree and be computer literate. Proactive, innovative and a confident communicator with a good eye for detail, you'll be comfortable working under your own initiative.

How to Apply:

For more information and to apply please visit Career Connect and search Reference ID '2DDGD'

Purchasing Placement at Bosch Lawn & Garden Ltd

Where: England - East

Deadline: February 28, 2018

Type: Placement Year

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About the Company:

When you work at Bosch, you are part of a leading technology and services company. We operate in over 60 countries around the globe. In fiscal 2012, our approximately 306,000 associates generated sales of €52,3 billion. Bosch Lawn and Garden Ltd. in Stowmarket, England, is a forward thinking and dynamic growing business in Europe and overseas and the innovation leader of a variety of garden products. As major German multinational, Bosch is an influential and expansive brand across all consumer durable categories.

About the Role:

Do you want beneficial technologies being shaped by your ideas? Whether in the areas of mobility solutions, consumer goods, industrial technology or energy and building technology – with us, you will have the chance to improve quality of life all across the globe. Welcome to Bosch.
Indirect Purchasing is responsible for procurement of all product and services that do not form part of a final Bosch product but would support the organisation’s operations. We are performing strategic and operational purchasing functions across different countries for a worldwide purchasing volume of 8.6bn EUR
Your contribution to something big:

  • To assess customer requirements
  • Collect and analyse data
  • Supplier research
  • Liaising with customer areas
  • Assisting the buyers in the procurement function
  • General administration
  • Support in tender process
  • First point of contact for customers
  • Administration associated with any project work
  • Promotion and respect of processes

Requirements:

  • You will have a good standard of English, both verbal and written
  • Be proficient in Microsoft Office, particularly Excel and PowerPoint
  • Have a good telephone manner
  • You should have excellent organisational skills and have the ability to work as part of a team, as well as alone
  • Good analytical skills are desirable, as is the ability to use your own initiative
  • You should be open to new experiences

How to Apply:

For more information and to apply please visit Career Connect and search Reference ID 'J6VM6'

Finance Graduate UK at TATA Steel

Where: UK

Deadline: February 28, 2018

Type: Graduate

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About the Company:

Tata Steel operates in 26 countries and commercial offices in over 35 countries. In Europe we are the second largest steel producer. But it’s not just our size that sets us apart. What makes us different is our approach to business. We believe our strength is how we build collaborative relationships that create new success for our customers. Through serving many demanding markets worldwide, including Aerospace, Automotive, Construction, Consumer Products, Defence & Security, Energy & Power, Lifting & Excavating, Packaging, Rail, and Shipbuilding, we understand that customer needs are different in each market.

About the Role:

In a complex, multi-national business like Tata Steel, a world-class Finance function is vital. Our Finance Business Partners are spread throughout the group and their expert advice guides and informs strategic and operational decision-making across all of our functions.

We have in-house specialists operating across every financial discipline, including Business Reporting & Planning, Reporting & Group Control, Taxation, Internal Audit, Treasury and Mergers & Acquisitions. As a member of our Graduate Programme you’ll have the opportunity to gain experience in at least one of these specialist areas, as well as building up in-depth experience of the broader Finance function. You’ll lay the foundations for your career with placements in the core areas of Transactional Processes, General Ledger Accounting, Manufacturing Accounting & Reporting, Sales & Marketing Accounting and Reporting, and Business Partnering.

How to Apply:

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

Finance Summer Placement at Leonardo MW

Where: England - South East

Deadline: February 28, 2018

Type: Internship

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About the Company:

Main business: Engineering and manufacturing

Leonardo is a global high-tech company and one of the key players in Aerospace, Defence and Security. Headquartered in Italy, Leonardo has over 45,600 employees. With its offices and industrial plants, the Company is present in 180 sites worldwide, with a significant industrial presence in four domestic markets (Italy, the UK, the U.S. and Poland) as well as strategic partnerships in the most important high potential international markets. The vacancy offered is in Luton, Bedfordshire.

About the Role:

The Luton finance team at Leonardo MW is excited to offer a summer placement with dates to be confirmed. Leonardo relies on having the very best employees to maintain its competitive edge and has some of the industry's most sophisticated technology at its fingertips.

Undertaking a placement with Leonardo can provide invaluable support to your current studies: you will not only be working for a company at the cutting-edge of technology, you will also be enhancing your skills and business acumen, and opening up your horizons to the diverse and dynamic ways in which your degree could be used in the future.

As well as the opportunity to gain hands on experience we offer our placements a competitive salary and relevant training and development opportunities. Providing support to real projects, placement students will be required to apply knowledge gained while studying in a practical way. The challenging tasks will involve communicating with other team members to gain information before completing objectives and examining outcomes.

The placements will be based at Capability Green, Luton, home to the Electronic Warfare Line of Business within Leonardo.

Requirements:

Good communication skills are essential, both written and verbal. Ability to solve technical problems. Computer literacy and the ability to use the MS Office suite of tools. Aptitude and interest in finance.

Candidates must be able to obtain SC security clearance (if necessary) and have a minimum of 5 years permanent residency in the UK

How to Apply:

For more information and to apply please visit Career Connect and search Reference ID 'D9Y3X'