WHAT TO EXPECT
Grab the opportunity to gain on-the-job experience and a strong start to your future career with our Business Solutions Industrial Placement Scheme.
Are you looking for a placement as part of your four or five year sandwich-degree course? If you’re a driven and engaging penultimate-year university student and fit the following criteria, you’re perfect for this scheme:
Throughout your time with Gist you will receive training and development in order to set you up for success. The programmes are designed to equip you with the knowledge, best practice, skills and techniques to develop your capabilities. This will be delivered in conjunction with your regular progress meetings to ensure you are working towards a career plan that meets your needs and aspirations.
At Gist, we pride ourselves in transforming supply chains, with a proven track record spanning 50 years. Our vision is to deliver industry leading logistics and supply chain transformation for the benefit of our customers and shareholders. Our customers include Starbucks, Marks and Spencer, Tesco and 2 Sisters Food Group. With people and safety at the heart of everything we do, we are; progressive, accountable, collaborative and ethical.
We are always focused on developing our people to enable them to reach their full potential and our Early Careers Schemes are designed to create our future business leaders. If you have the drive, aspiration and flexibility required, we can offer excellent development opportunities to ensure you build a successful and rewarding career with Gist.
“The Gist Graduate and Industrial Placement schemes are designed for high calibre, ambitious individuals who are serious about rapid career development. The schemes enable people to experience working for a wide range of our customers, whilst developing their business and people management skills within a structured development scheme.”
Michael Chambers, CEO.
We are keen to ensure our selection process gives you a clear insight into our business, and most importantly offers you a good understanding of what life is like on the Industrial Placement Scheme at Gist.
1. Press the apply button and complete our online application form
2. If successful you will then complete a 20 minute video interview where we will get to know you, understand why you’re interested in Gist and hear about why you’d be a great fit for us
3. Following a successful video interview, we will invite you to one of our virtual insight days where you will get the opportunity to learn more about Gist, meet our people and complete some interactive assessments
4. If we think you show potential, you will be invited to our final stage assessment centre at one of our depots. Throughout this day, you’ll show us why you should be on one of our schemes
Please be aware that in order to be successful you need to be available for one of the virtual insight days (taking place in November, January and February) and one of our assessment centres on-site (taking place in November, February and March) and be able to start the role in September 2022.
Deadline for applications: Monday 14th February 2022
Gist is an equal opportunities employer. We encourage a diverse workforce and aim to provide a selection process that allows candidates to demonstrate their full potential. If you require a particular adjustment to be made to allow you to fully participate in our recruitment process, please contact our Graduate Recruitment team at firstname.lastname@example.org