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Procurement (Supply Chain) Industrial Placement

Salary notes: 
Competitive
Job/scheme locations: 
Scotstoun
Type of opportunity: 
Placement
Closing date: 
Open/ongoing

All roles will have a level of general management and safety responsibility that go with them.  Some of the management related tasks involve coordinating the work force (often multiple trades) to ensure processes perform to cost and to schedule (to the deadlines within the plan of work).  There is often a significant element of problem solving and liaising with other departments.  Additionally we have to be conscious of safety and take appropriate mitigating actions to reduce our exposure to risks.  With this in mind a good appreciation and approach to risk and safety management has to be implemented.

What you will be doing… (Role Duties and Responsibilities)

Supply Chain roles are set in a challenging, fast paced environment.  These are ideally suited to people who enjoy using technical knowledge and people skills to solve real world problems and who are tenacious, resourceful whilst maintaining a cool head under pressure.  The ability to see tasks through to completion and ensure all details are complete is advantageous.  As much of the work involves liaising with other team members and people from other departments, the roles suit someone with good interpersonal and relationship management skills.

Entry Requirements and what we are looking for

To apply, you’ll need to be on course for achieving a 2:2 Bachelor’s degree.  Accepted Degrees: Procurement, Materials Management, Business Management, CIPS.

Overview of Business Unit

As an island nation, the UK has a proud history of world-class naval engineering. As part of our UK Maritime Sector, Naval Ships designs, builds and delivers complex warships and combat systems, and you could play a vital role in its future.

Our graduate opportunities span from engineering to project management to operations, and supply chain. You could join us as a naval architect and help shape the future of the fleet for a generation to come or, as a software engineer, programming the systems that sailors will depend on.

We’ve got great projects for you to work on, like the Royal Navy’s new Offshore Patrol Vessels or the Type 26 Global Combat Ship – a highly capable and versatile multi-mission warship designed to support anti-submarine warfare, air defence and general purpose operations anywhere on the world’s oceans.

Our combat systems are in operation in more than 20 countries around the world and this technology is vital in providing crew members with the information and capabilities they need to operate effectively, whether protecting the world’s shipping lanes or providing humanitarian relief.

We’re always looking to the future and we are committed to investing in our people to help them realise their career potential in an exciting and vibrant environment, working with the best talent in the industry.

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Region: 
Scotland
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