Work Placement / Internship

Procurement Annual Placement

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Why Tata Steel?

There are few organisations who can offer the scale, complexity and diversity of career opportunities that you will find at Tata Steel.

As a Tata Steel Placement you have the exciting opportunity to be part of a world-class, global business. You’ll discover an organisation with the ambition and resources, backed up by the commitment to training and professional development, to help you realise your full potential. Our working culture thrives on innovation, encourages people to take responsibility, and recognises and rewards talent.

You can expect to be challenged every day, but you’ll have the opportunity to work alongside professional experts who can help you achieve and exceed your own ambitions. Be part of our team and make the difference together.

What do we do?

Tata Steel is one of the world’s most geographically diversified steel producers, with operations in 26 countries and commercial offices in over 35 countries.

In Europe we are one of the largest steel producers. But it’s not just our size that sets us apart. What makes us different is our approach to business. We believe our strength is how we build collaborative relationships that create new success for our customers

At Tata Steel, we pride ourselves on our world-class products, processes and people. We value individuality and believe that exposing people to genuine challenges on live projects fosters creativity and allows potential to be fulfilled.

Broadly speaking, our Procurement team manages our external spend with a wide range of partners and suppliers. We work with a network of over 5,000 suppliers globally, covering an extensive range of goods and services such as refractories, scrap, electrical, mechanical, facilities management and packaging.

Our aim is always to inspire and drive sustainable relationships with our partners, as well as through our own organisation – so our Procurement professionals need strong communication, relationship/project management and negotiation skills. You’ll be exposed to real science from the outset and we expect you to relish the opportunity to show us what you’re made of.

More than steel

Take a look at what we do. Together we make the difference!

What do we offer?

If you want an opportunity to test your academic knowledge and training in a practical, professional setting, Tata Steel can offer a fantastic learning experience. Our placement programme offers undergraduates the chance to develop hands-on commercial experience in a complex and large-scale professional setting. It’s a chance to work on real life projects and take on personal responsibility for delivering high quality outcomes. But you can also be confident that you’ll have considerable support and encouragement from a highly experienced team, who are experts in their fields. We are also open to applications from students who have recently graduated and are looking to expand their knowledge and experience in this field.

As well as your starting salary of £16,000 you will also be eligible for a wide variety of benefits including:

  • One of the UK’s leading defined contribution pension schemes.
  • 35 days’ holiday pro rata.
  • Employee Assistance Programme.
  • CSR / volunteering opportunities.
  • Discounted shopping with various local and national retailers and services including Vodafone, Nandos,
  • Virgin Holidays, Jaguar Land Rover, asos.
  • A business and social networking platform for young professionals to develop in fun and energetic activities in and outside of work.

What are we looking for?

To be eligible for a placement you should be on track to achieve a 2:1 degree in Engineering discipline.

Driven, passionate and tenacious, your strong sense of personal accountability is bolstered by your eye for the bigger picture. Outstanding problem-solving skills and the ability to inspire trust and build engagement are also essential.

As part of a global organisation, it’s vital that you understand and engage with our culture.

If you want an opportunity to test your academic knowledge and training in a practical, professional setting, Tata Steel can offer a fantastic learning experience. Our placement programme offers undergraduates the chance to develop hands-on commercial experience in a complex and large-scale professional setting. It’s a chance to work on real life projects and take on personal responsibility for delivering high quality outcomes. But you can also be confident that you’ll have considerable support and encouragement from a highly experienced team, who are experts in their fields.

We’re passionate about achievement, excellence and breakthrough thinking, and people at every level here have a thirst for development their knowledge. You’ll embrace change with enthusiasm, take ownership of issues and inspire others towards a culture of innovation.

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Opportunity Overview

  • March 28th, 2019
  • £16,000 + benefits
  • 2:1 and above (expected)
  • Year-long
  • Port Talbot
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Disciplines accepted...

  • Electrical
  • Electronic
  • Manufacturing
  • Mechanical
  • Metallurgy

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