Procurement Placement at Church & Dwight

Placement Year (10 Months+)
Application Deadline
18th January 2020
South East
Folkestone, Kent
Role May Involve
Business Management Consumer Products/FMCG Logistics and Operations Purchasing and Supply

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Procurement Placement

Are you taking a placement year as part of your degree or graduating and looking for an internship in the UK? Are you enthusiastic, numerate, IT proficient and a team player? Do you have an interest in pursuing a possible career in Procurement when finishing university? 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 Procurement Team, where you will be able to gain valuable work experience in a global FMCG company.

The Opportunity

We are seeking an intern to join our Procurement department, based in Folkestone, Kent on a 12 month contract starting in Summer 2020. This is a great opportunity to get some ‘hands-on’ Procurement experience combined with project work which spans Procurement 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 are we looking for

We welcome applications from current students looking to undertake an industry placement year and also graduates seeking their first Procurement 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 well independently and as part of a team.
  • Be well organised and able to prioritise workload
  • Have an enquiring mind.
  • Be competent in MS Office, Word, Excel and PowerPoint.

If you would like to apply for this opportunity and have the right to work in the UK, please visit our careers website and apply directly for the role.

We are currently recruiting for Interns across our business functions, for intern opportunities in other subjects please visit the careers page of the Church & Dwight UK website.

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 of which form part of our exciting brands. We are continuing to grow our portfolio each year with new exciting acquisitions our newest including Viviscal, Toppik, Anusol and Waterpik.

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

In the UK we employ over 300 people who undertake a range of roles from Research & Development & Marketing through to Purchasing, Production and Supply Chain. These teams are supported by departments such as Finance & Human Resources.

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