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These are just a selection of the opportunities available. To view other opportunities please visit Career Connect via MUSE or on the Careers Service website.

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Marketing Assistant Placement Student at Dawsongroup plc

Where: England - South East

Deadline: February 26, 2018

Type: Placement Year

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About the Company:

Main business: Transport and logistics

Dawsongroup is a leading specialist asset rental business operating in several related markets within the European logistics sector.

About the Role:

Dawsongroup plc is a leading and successful privately owned asset rental company; a growing organisation employing over 700 staff nationwide with offices throughout the UK and a developing presence in mainland Europe. Dawsongroup plc has over 20,000 hire fleet assets and a proven track record in the asset rental and contract hire industry spanning nearly 40 years.

We are looking for our next Marketing Assistant Placement Student to join the marketing team based in Tongwell, Milton Keynes. You will be responsible for providing marketing administrative and information management assistance.

Requirements:

This role is the perfect opportunity for somebody studying towards a Marketing or Business related degree. Candidates must demonstrate a proactive approach, be PC literate, efficient and accurate and able to work on their own initiative. You must also have good time management skills and the ability to work well with others.

How to Apply:

For more information and to apply please visit Career Connect and search Reference ID 'XXB84'

Logistics Undergraduate Placement at Metro Shipping Limited

Where: England - West Midlands

Deadline: February 26, 2018

Type: Placement Year

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About the Company:

Main business: Transport and logistics

Metro is at the cutting edge of global supply chain solutions, engaged in the complete range of logistics services in a number of key verticals–automotive, retail, foodstuffs, chemicals and projects to name a few. Metro’s best-in-class solutions utilise our in-house developed software MVT, enabling us to customise our clients’ supply chains and make the world an easier place to do business in. Metro has 35 years of continuous growth since its inception in 1980 which reflects a dynamic company that understands and meets its customers’ requirements.

About the Role:

We are looking for under-graduates who want to experience what a career working within a global supply chain supporting a major worldwide brand name client is like. We are looking for someone who is good at problem solving, communicating, planning, managing time critical milestones with a good attention to detail. This is a fast paced industry where work is ever changing and is always challenging. We are a freight forwarder providing excellent customer service to blue chip customers, many of which are well known brands.

How to Apply:

For more information and to apply please visit Career Connect and search Reference ID 'D9MWX'

Graduate Finance Application Support Consultant at Kerridge Commercial Systems

Where: England - South East

Deadline: February 26, 2018

Type: Graduate

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About the Company:

This company is a well-known and strong leader in the development and provision of trading and financial software environments for specialist distribution, wholesale, merchant and retail industry sectors. Their software helps clients increase profit potential, improve efficiency, reduce cost, provide superior customer service and gain visibility and control across their organisations.

About the Role:

They are looking to hire graduates to work for them as Application Support Consultants. You will be focusing on the Finance modules of the client's ERP software such as sales, purchase ledger, supply chain etc.

You will be working in a busy team environment within the IT support team and will be resolving customer issues using analytical skills and taking into account the customer's business and operation practices.

Requirements:

This role is ideal for candidates who are from an Information Systems, IT or similar, or Business, Finance, Accounting or similar backgrounds who want to work in a customer support environment providing support to customers from an operational perspective.

  • You must have customer services experience
  • Some understanding of accounting principles is beneficial
  • A degree in a STEM or suitable subject at 2.2 (equivalent) or over
  • The role will involve travel so a valid driving licence is preferred

How to Apply:

For more information and to apply please visit Career Connect and search Reference ID 'N24V9'

General Management Graduate Scheme at William Jackson Food Group

Where: England - multiple

Deadline: February 26, 2018

Type: Graduate

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About the Company:

The William Jackson Food Group is a long-established family business with exciting plans for the future.
We have a portfolio of successful food businesses which are thriving in their market areas.

About the Role:

This challenging two-year scheme is a busy mix of work placements, project assignments and development training. You’ll be following a structured programme, working in four of our businesses across our Group. If you’re not set on working in one particular function, then this is the perfect scheme for you; during the two years, you could find yourself anywhere from an operations role at Jacksons in Hull, to a sales and marketing role at The Food Doctor in central London. No matter where your journey with us leads, the range of experience you’ll gain will prove invaluable.

Requirements:

If you are a recent graduate (2016 onwards), or are in your final year of study.
We’re not looking for any degree subjects in particular; our current grads have studied everything from languages to zoology! What’s more important is that you can demonstrate a real passion for the food industry and want to develop a great knowledge of the different functions.

How to Apply:

For more information and to apply please visit Career Connect and search Reference ID '36QX7'

Marketing Internship at National Instruments

Where: England - South East

Deadline: February 26, 2018

Type: Placement Year

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About the Company:

Main business: Engineering and manufacturing

For nearly 40 years, NI has worked with engineers and scientists to provide answers to the most challenging questions. Through these pursuits, NI customers have brought hundreds of thousands of products to market, overcome innumerable technological roadblocks, and engineered a better life for us all. If you can turn it on, connect it, drive it, or launch it, chances are NI technology helped make it happen.

About the Role:

NI is looking for enthusiastic and talented candidates with a good understanding of marketing who are looking at joining us for their placement year, whilst studying at University. You will need to be a self-starter who takes the initiative and can quickly learn about NI, its products and marketing activities. A placement at NI will enable you to gain valuable exposure to a range of marketing communications disciplines.

Requirements:

  • Working towards a degree in Marketing, Business or a related field
  • Fluency in English language is essential
  • Excellent communication skills (written and oral)
  • Confident working with international teams in a matrix structure
  • Excellent organisational and time management skills
  • Basic HTML Knowledge (Desirable for Digital role).
  • Ability to multi-task and work to tight deadlines
  • Analytical and problem solving skills with strong attention to detail
  • A team player who is willing to be flexible and adapt to new situations
  • An interest in technology/technical products
  • Strong computer literacy
  • Rapid learner with a ‘can-do’ attitude
  • Energy, enthusiasm and initiative

How to Apply:

For more information and to apply please visit Career Connect and search Reference ID '36627'

Graduate Recruitment Consultant at Stroud Resourcing

Where: England - North Yorkshire

Deadline: February 28, 2018

Type: Graduate

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About the Company:

Stroud Resourcing is a boutique award-winning York based headhunting firm. We have ambitious growth plans – our York office will be quadrupling in growth within the next 3 years and we have plans to open a London office.

About the Role:

This is an opportunity for you to be part of a Graduate Training Academy that will set a new benchmark for excellence within the recruitment industry – a great accolade for any Trainee to be part of. We offer the opportunity to fast-track your career progression and accelerate your earnings, anticipated salary Year 1 £25,250, Year 2 £32,450, Year 3 £46,950, this salary scale continues!

Our 12-week induction takes place 3 times a year each with 6 applicants. This highly bespoke induction covers all aspects of how to recruit and is broken down in to bite size chunks. It incorporates an introduction to our clients, candidates, our values, the selling of our services and sales training such as negotiating, influencing and objection handling – this is a consultative sales role! You then participate in a lifelong sales & coaching programme that takes you from being a Trainee to Director with 7 years!

How to Apply:

For more information and to apply please visit Career Connect and search Reference ID 'QOVXN'

Procurement - placement year at Rolls-Royce plc

Where: England - East Midlands

Deadline: February 28, 2018

Type: Placement Year

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About the Company:

Main business: Engineering and manufacturing

Rolls-Royce is a pre-eminent engineering company focused on world-class power and propulsion systems.

The Rolls-Royce Group is organised into five customer-facing businesses: Civil Aerospace, Defence Aerospace, Power Systems, Marine and Nuclear.

About the Role:

Our Procurement team makes sure we get the very best value without compromising on quality. With billions spent on goods and services every single year, that’s no small task. Supplier performance and relationships are key to delivering overall business results, so we only look for bright, curious interns who are ready to make a real impact as part of our talented and driven team.

Whether you join us on a full internship or for several weeks over the summer, you'll be exposed to everything from research and new source evaluation to contract negotiation. You’ll also get involved in improving supplier performance as part of challenging assignments, take on forecasting and planning and benefit from shouldering responsibility as a member of our high-performing, expert team.

It’s about being tested like never before as you take on roles in Buying, Supplier Development, Future Sourcing and Materials Resource Planning. Prove yourself on these placements and you may be invited to take the next step and join our graduate programme.

How to Apply:

For more information and to apply please visit Career Connect and search Reference ID 'J6Y73'

Supply Chain Management Internship Programme at Rolls-Royce plc

Where: UK

Deadline: February 28, 2018

Type: Placement Year

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About the Company:

Our high-performance, integrated power solutions are at the cutting edge of technology. From powering huge commercial vessels to nuclear submarines, supersonic fighter jets to highly efficient passenger planes, or rail locomotives to luxury yachts, we go above and beyond to create better. And it's all thanks to our people. Whether they work in engineering or finance, manufacturing or project management, our 50,000-strong team work together to deliver excellence in the air, on land and at sea ? to customers in 150 nations around the world.

About the Role:

Learning from the best in our business, you'll take on real-life assignments that will test you like never before. Over six to 12 months, you'll get practical experience by undertaking placements in areas like resource management, physical logistics, supply chain design and inventory. You'll be encouraged to really stretch yourself and ask questions of every team you work with. We have a wealth of expertise here and, because your development will be in your hands, it will be down to you to delve into it. Show the curiosity, eagerness to learn and innovative spark we're looking for, and you could go on to join our graduate programme ? a fantastic start to a career with one of the world's most prestigious global companies.

On this extended internship, you'll gain an in-depth understanding of how Supply Chain Management works with different areas of our international businesses to deliver our parts and products. You could find yourself learning how to forecast and plan in a Master Scheduler role before moving on to managing how we plan and control the global supply of turbine castings. You might also make cost and time savings by looking at new ways to store and manage inventory, or you could simplify and standardise our logistics processes. The scope of what you'll do is vast, as is the scope of what you'll learn.

Requirements:

We're looking for data-orientated, analytical people with good attention to detail and a logical approach. We'll want to hear your ideas about how we can do things even better, so you?ll need strong communication skills developed through well-rounded life experience - academically, socially and in any previous work situations. You should also be on course to achieve at least a 2:1 degree, or a comparable qualification. Flexibility is important too, as you could be based at any of our UK sites.

How to Apply:

For more information and to apply please visit Career Connect and search Reference ID 'QVA3N'