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Sourcing & Supply Chain Management - 12 Month Placement/Internship

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Start date: between June to August 2019 for a duration of 12 months.

About Us

There is no better place to start your professional career than with a yearlong internship with GE UK. GE interns work together to solve real-world challenges, sometimes spurring innovations that change the way we do business. GE people are global, diverse and dedicated, operating with the highest integrity and passion to fulfil GE’s mission and deliver for our customers.

GE drives the world forward by tackling its biggest challenges: Energy, health, transportation—the essentials of modern life. By combining world-class engineering with software and analytics, GE helps the world work more efficiently, reliably, and safely. For more than 125 years, GE has invented the future of industry, and today it leads new paradigms in additive manufacturing, materials science, and data analytics.

GE is hiring pioneers, problem solvers, dreamers and leaders across the globe. Today, more than ever, the world needs great minds. What the world needs...is you.

What Matters

Technology is how we do things. People are why we do things. GE imagines things others don't, builds things others can't and delivers outcomes that make the world work better. GE brings together the physical and digital worlds in ways no other company can. In its labs and factories and on the ground with customers, GE is inventing the next industrial era to move, power, build and cure the world.

Role Summary

In the 12-month Sourcing & Supply Chain Management Internship, you'll gain invaluable skills and experience in covering all aspects of procurement, sourcing and supply chain management. You could be liaising with suppliers, engaging in order management, assisting with tender proposals and reviews, customer negotiations, cost and inventory reduction activities or logistics support.

You will be guided by structured goals and objectives and will have responsibility to deliver on inspiring projects. We will support you throughout the year to ensure you make the best of your GE experience. Your manager will offer coaching and mentoring, and the Company will provide the opportunity to connect with other interns across the UK.

If you have a keen interest in Sourcing and Supply Chain Management, we would like to hear from you.

Useful Information

We currently have internship opportunities in Amersham (Buckinghamshire), Cardiff (Wales), Cheltenham (Gloucestershire), Gloucester (Gloucestershire), Hamble (Southampton) and Prestwick (Scotland). If your preferred location is not currently shown, we would still encourage you to apply, as new locations may become available.

The selection stages include online assessments, video interview and a final on-site interview. Should your skills or experience be suitable for other internship opportunities, we will also consider you for these without you needing to submit a further application.

Please only submit one application. If you submit multiple applications, the recruitment team will progress you for the role you are most suitable for. When submitting your application, please use an email address that allows us to contact you throughout the year.

We offer internships across all GE businesses and our Internship Recruitment Team will provide further information on available industries and locations during the hiring process.

Requirements/Qualifications

Essential

  • Currently studying towards an Engineering degree – penultimate/final year.
  • Keen interest in Sourcing and Supply Chain Management.
  • Able to take ownership for projects and work to time limits.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Analytical and problem-solving skills. 
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office.
  • Able to work as part of a team.

Desired

  • Able to roll up your sleeves and get involved in challenging projects.
  • Well organised administration skills. 
  • Inspired and curious.
  • Reliable and dependable. 

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Opportunity Overview

  • February 4th, 2019
  • Competitive + benefits
  • 2:1 and above (expected)
  • Year-long
  • Amersham (Buckinghamshire), Cardiff (Wales), Cheltenham (Gloucestershire), Gloucester (Gloucestershire), Hamble (Southampton) and Prestwick (Scotland)
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Disciplines accepted...

  • Aerospace
  • Automotive
  • Chemical
  • Civil
  • Electrical
  • Electronic
  • Hardware
  • Manufacturing
  • Materials/Minerals
  • Process
  • Software
  • Structural
  • Systems

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