Industrial Placement - Procurement
Williams Advanced Engineering was founded in 2010 and is the technology and engineering services company within the Williams Group. We use cutting edge technology and know-how honed by the Williams Formula One team to solve complex engineering challenges for our customers. Utilising the latest manufacturing techniques we provide world class technical innovation, testing and manufacturing solutions across a range of industries. If you’re looking to experience world changing applied engineering at its best, Williams Advanced Engineering could be the perfect opportunity for you.
We operate a 12 month (August 2018 - August 2019) student placement programme. This is an exciting opportunity where Placement Students work under the mentorship of an experienced team member, gaining significant experience, as well as invaluable information for final year dissertations/thesis. You will work on innovative projects, alongside technical experts and design specialists whilst developing your skills and building your experience in a dynamic hands-on learning environment.
Throughout the duration of the placement, you will have regular performance evaluations with the nominated manager to aid professional and personal development.
We are currently recruiting for a Procurement Coordinator Placement student to join our driven Procurement team for the 12-month programme as part of your ongoing degree studies.
Your duties would be exciting, wide ranging and varied and will include: liaising with the supply base to ensure effective supply of product and services, delivered to the correct specification, to schedule and at minimum cost, supporting a multi programme demand. You will be involved on internal project work, including studies into best cost country sourcing for low volume, prototype components and assemblies.
The successful candidate will be studying towards a degree and be good at problem solving, accountable, with strong analytical skills and an ability to work under their own initiative and to tight deadlines. You will be able to establish excellent working relationships with internal stakeholders, suppliers, and customers.
All applications should be submitted via our website: www.wae.com. Please submit a covering letter along with a Curriculum Vitae containing the following information: Your current career aims and how you plan to achieve them, the subjects that you are currently taking and plan to take, relevant leisure pursuits and activities and why an industrial placement with Williams Advanced Engineering would be beneficial to you.
All placement are based at our campus in Grove, Oxfordshire, set in spacious grounds with free onsite parking, Williams offers competitive salaries and a comprehensive range of benefits, which include: a free onsite gym and exercise classes, onsite osteopathy, company pension scheme, private medical insurance, a health cash plan, life assurance and long term disability insurance. In addition, employees receive 25 days’ holiday (this is increased at certain service points), benefit from a subsidised canteen.
Due to the short term nature of student placements, we are unable to accept applications from candidates who do not have entitlement to live and work in the United Kingdom and we are also unable to accept students in their final year of University.
Closing date for applications is Sunday 8th October at 12 noon
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