Supply Chain Management Internship Programme - 6months/Year long

Take on mission-critical challenges. Help to deliver the very latest initiatives. Pioneer ground-breaking innovations. These are the opportunities open to you when you join our Supply Chain Management internship. An internship is a great way to get an insight into Rolls-Royce – and what it takes to do well here. You’ll discover how we deliver our customers’ engines and spare parts on time and at an optimal cost. It’s complex work. And it takes an ever-evolving chain of people, processes and suppliers across the globe, all working together seamlessly and intelligently. Join them on this programme, and you’ll not only play a part in that, you’ll also be encouraged to share your own thoughts on how we can do things even better.

The programme

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.


Making our future

What you’ll do

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.

What you’ll need

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’ll also be on track 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.

What you’ll get

  • Learn from experts
  • The chance to join our graduate programme if you perform well
  • Leisure facilities and numerous sports societies and social activities

Who we are

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.

Trusted to deliver excellence.

We recruit, select and develop our people on merit, irrespective of their race, colour, religion, gender, age, sexual orientation, marital status, disability or any other characteristic. 

Opportunity Overview

  • Closing Date: January 8, 2018
  • Salary: £17,850 pa (pro rata)
  • Minimum Degree: 2:1
  • Placement Duration: Year-long
  • Location: UK Wide
  • Region: East Anglia, East Midlands, London and South East, North East, North Wales, North West, Northern Ireland, Scotland - North, Scotland - South/Central Belt, South Wales, South West, West Midlands, Yorkshire
  • Type: Work Placement / Internship

Other benefits...

  • Leisure facilities and numerous sports societies and social activities
  • Learn from experts
  • The chance to join our graduate programme if you perform well

Disciplines accepted...

  • Electrical
  • Mechanical
  • Science


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