Supply Chain Placement

by Kimberly-Clark


Job Details

31st October 2020
Placement Year (10 Months+)
Consumer Products/FMCG, Purchasing and Supply
South East
Kings Hill, Brighton or Reigate

Supply Chain Placement

1.5 billion people – that’s 1 in 4 of the World’s population, use a Kimberly-Clark product every single day.

It’s amazing to think that what we do touches someone’s life every single day and our products really do make lives better.

Who wouldn’t want to be a part of this?

If you genuinely want to get your career off to a flying start and be part of a fast-paced Global organisation, where you have the autonomy to make decisions, drive business results, will be given opportunities to grow and be supported, then this is the right Industrial Placement for you!

If you’re looking for an opportunity to get your career off to a flying start within a fast-paced Global organisation where you work in a ‘real’ job from day one with specific responsibilities then this could be just want you’re looking for!

So what will you be doing?

The Supply Chain function underpins almost every aspect of our business from the purchase of raw materials to delivery of products to our customers and managing customer orders and deliveries, providing a wealth of placement opportunities. With the team spanning Europe, The Middle East and Africa, your projects will also have a distinct international flavour.

Ultimately our industrial placements will be both challenging and rewarding, learning from one of the world’s leading brand organisations. You’ll have a real job from day one with specific responsibilities. They are one year structured programmes with placement within a large multi-national environment which allow you to fast track onto a role post-graduation (dependent on vacancies).

What we need from you;

  • Qualifications and course of study relevant to the placement i.e. Maths, Economics, Business, Science, Engineering.
  • Experience in using Microsoft Office IT packages

Personal Skills

  • Fluent in English
  • Second European language is highly desirable particularly French, Spanish, German.
  • Will have strong numerical skills and demonstrable analytical thinking capability
  • Energised and ambitious
  • High level of attention to detail, able to show initiative and be flexible in your approach
  • Be proactive and have the ability to work as part of a team
  • Excellent communication skills as you will liaise with a range of internal departments

Sound too good to be true? We haven’t finished yet!

At KC we know how hard our IP’s work and the contributions they make to our business so we offer some fantastic benefits;

  • £20,400 salary + 6% bonus potential
  • If relocating, temporary accommodation and support whilst you find somewhere to live
  • 25 days’ holiday, plus the opportunity to ‘buy’ an extra 5 days
  • A fab pension scheme i.e. you contribute 7% and we give you an additional 12%
  • Private Medical Insurance

What else?

  • Structured personal development programme
  • A mentor upon joining the business
  • A ‘buddy’ to provide support and guidance
  • Coaching from subject matter experts
  • Opportunity to get fully involved in life at KC, and take part in community initiatives, sports and social clubs!

Our employees are our most valued resource and are at the centre of everything we do. Their talent, diversity and commitment are crucial to our innovation and success.

We recruit great people. Our trusted brands are an indispensable part of life for nearly one-quarter of the world's population. To maintain this trust and pioneer new products, we seek people who share our passion for excellence, teamwork and original thinking.

About Kimberly-Clark

Billions worldwide choose our products to make a positive difference in their lives. That's a big responsibility and one we all take seriously.

  • In business for almost 50 years
  • Nearly one-quarter of the world's population purchase our products every day
  • With brands like Andrex, Kleenex, Scott, Huggies, Pull-Ups, Kotex, Poise and Depend, Kimberly-Clark holds the No. 1 or No. 2 brand share in 80 countries

Voted one of The JobCrowd Top 100 Companies for Graduates to work for 2020 you can see how your career will be in safe hands with us.

To stay up-to-date on our products and company news, you can also follow us on Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn

Kimberly Clark are a premium branded FMCG, voted one of Forbes America's Best Large Employers 2019 because of our family friendly ethos with agile working hours. In some sites we even have half day Friday’s in the summer months and on site fitness classes such as yoga and pilates.

We offer exceptional career development opportunities all around the world so if you’re looking to kick start a fantastic career with a fantastic company, submit your details and we’ll get in touch with you.

The Legal Bit!

The statements above are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by employees assigned to this role. Statements are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities and skills required for this position.

Kimberly-Clark is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, pregnancy, genetic information, citizenship status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

KC is a sponsor of the Recruitment and Employment Confederation Good Recruitment Campaign

Health, safety and wellbeing is of paramount importance here at Kimberly-Clark. Due to the ongoing situation with COVID-19, please therefore note that all interviews are currently only being scheduled via our online video interviewing platforms. This means we can continue to identify and hire great talent in a safe and secure manner.

If you have any questions about this process, please do not hesitate to ask your recruiter.

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