Supply Chain Graduate Scheme – 2021
Closing Date – 31st October 2020
Location could be at our Brighton, Reigate or Kings Hill offices depending on the role you are selected for
1.5 billion people – that’s 1 in 4 of the World’s population, use a Kimberly-Clark product every single day.
It’s amazing to think that what we do touches someone’s life every single day and our products really do make lives better.
Who wouldn’t want to be a part of this?
If you genuinely want to get your career off to a flying start and be part of a fast-paced Global organisation, where you have the autonomy to make decisions, drive business results, will be given opportunities to grow and be supported, then this is the right Graduate scheme for you!
Regardless of whether you are a final year university student or have already graduated, you can apply for the next available scheme.
So What Will You Be Doing?
The Supply Chain function underpins almost every aspect of our business from the purchase of raw materials to delivery of products to our customers and managing customer orders and deliveries, providing a wealth of placement opportunities. With the team spanning Europe, The Middle East and Africa, your projects will also have a distinct international flavour.
You will be assigned 3 x 8 month placements across Supply Chain functions such as planning, procurement, logistics, etc. during which, you could get to experience working with our well-known and loved household brands such as Andrex®, Kleenex®, Huggies® as well as Kimberly-Clark Professional®. We provide you with real responsibility, cross-functional projects, senior-level visibility, formal technical training, softer skills courses and a real impact on important FMCG products.
Across the placements you will develop skills that range across:
- Analysing industry data
- Mediating information through to category managers
- Product planning and forecasting of the product life cycle
- Category Procurement across EMEA
- Development of deals and cost-saving strategies
- Negotiating & Influencing
At Kimberly-Clark we make sure each graduate has a comprehensive support network. We allocate a buddy to each graduate in their first year – usually a graduate scheme predecessor. You will also be supported by a senior mentor for the duration of the programme. In addition to specific technical training, you will also complete a Professional Development Training Programme (PDP) that will cover presentation skills, influencing skills, personal effectiveness and business effectiveness.
Kimberly Clark’s graduate program is the springboard to growing your career within a multinational organisation. We are proud to fast track our graduates through our organisations so that you can progress quickly and unleash your power to your full potential!
Our employees are our most valued resource and are at the centre of everything we do. Their talent, diversity and commitment are crucial to our innovation and success.
We recruit great people. Our trusted brands are an indispensable part of life for nearly one-quarter of the world’s population. To maintain this trust and pioneer new products, we seek people who share our passion for excellence, teamwork and original thinking.
Billions worldwide choose our products to make a positive difference in their lives. That’s a big responsibility and one we all take seriously.
• In business for almost 50 years
• Nearly one-quarter of the world’s population purchase our products every day
• With brands like Andrex, Kleenex, Scott, Huggies, Pull-Ups, Kotex, Poise and Depend, Kimberly-Clark holds the No. 1 or No. 2 brand share in 80 countries
Voted one of The JobCrowd Top 100 Companies for Graduates to work for 2020 you can see how your career will be in safe hands with us.
What’s on offer?
A competitive package, including:
- £27,000 starting salary + 8% bonus potential + £1,000 ‘Welcome Bonus’
- If relocating, temporary accommodation and support whilst you find somewhere to live
- 25 days’ holiday, plus opportunity to buy additional days
- Highly competitive pension scheme
- Private Medical Insurance
- Structured personal development programme
- A mentor upon joining the business
- Opportunity to get fully involved in life at KC, and take part in community initiatives, sports and social clubs!
What it’s like to work at KC: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ostX9U12KRU&t=3s
Kimberly Clark are a premium branded FMCG, voted one of Forbes America’s Best Large Employers 2019 because of our family friendly ethos with agile working hours. In some sites we even have half day Friday’s in the summer months and on site fitness classes such as yoga and pilates.
We offer exceptional career development opportunities all around the world so if you’re looking to kick start a fantastic career with a fantastic company, submit your details and we’ll get in touch with you.
The Legal Bit!
The statements above are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by employees assigned to this role. Statements are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities and skills required for this position.
Kimberly-Clark is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, pregnancy, genetic information, citizenship status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
KC is a sponsor of the Recruitment and Employment Confederation Good Recruitment Campaign
Health, safety and wellbeing is of paramount importance here at Kimberly-Clark. Due to the ongoing situation with COVID-19, please therefore note that all interviews are currently only being scheduled via our online video interviewing platforms. This means we can continue to identify and hire great talent in a safe and secure manner.
If you have any questions about this process, please do not hesitate to ask your recruiter.
Apply now – https://kimberlyclark.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/EMEA/job/United-Kingdom–Kings-Hill/Supply-Chain-Graduate-Scheme-2021_812198-2
- Supply Chain
- England – South East England
- Kings Hill