Buying / Purchasing Placement at Church & Dwight

Placement Year (10 Months+)
Application Deadline
25th February 2017
South East
Folkestone, Kent
Role May Involve
Consumer Products/FMCG Purchasing and Supply

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About Church & Dwight

You may be more familiar with our products than with our company name. Batiste dry shampoo, Pearl Drops Whitening toothpolish, Arm & Hammer baking soda toothpaste, Femfresh intimate wash, Orajel toothache & ulcer relief, Sterimar natural sea water nasal spray and Nair hair removal products all form part of our exciting brands. And we are growing our brand portfolio every year.

Church & Dwight UK Ltd are based in Folkestone, Kent, where we develop and produce & distribute many of our products and work with Sofibel in Paris to form the European team. We are part of Church & Dwight Co. Inc. based in New Jersey, USA.

Buying / Purchasing Placement

Are you looking for an internship in the UK? Are you enthusiastic, numerate, IT proficient and a team player? If your answer is 'YES' we may have just the opportunity for you!

We have an exciting opportunity for a paid internship within our European Purchasing Team, where you will be able to gain valuable work experience in a global FMCG company.

We are seeking an intern to join our Purchasing department, based in Folkestone, Kent on a 9 – 12 month contract starting in October 2017. This is a great opportunity to get some ‘hands-on’ Purchasing experience combined with project work which spans Purchasing and Supply in support of our quest to become more agile and responsive.

You will be working within a small but very experienced team where coaching and developing individuals is a priority and finding the time to answer questions is always given.

One day you could have a great career and “Travel the world whilst Spending someone else’s money!”

Who we are looking for

We welcome applications from current students looking to undertake an industry placement year and also graduates seeking their first Buying / Purchasing opportunity.

The ideal candidate will:

  • Be an undergraduate/postgraduate ideally in Business Studies/Supply Chain/Logistics.
  • Have excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Be able to demonstrate a “can do” attitude and desire to continuously improve.
  • Have the ability to work as part of a team.
  • Have an enquiring mind.
  • Be competent in MS Office, Word, Excel and PowerPoint.

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