Business and Strategy Industrial Placement
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Business and Strategy Industrial Placement


Job description

As a Business and Strategy Industrial Placement student you will work within our consulting team. Our consultants are a team of innovative and strategic experts who work with current or potential customers to transform their supply chaings, using cutting-edge technology and solutions. The end result for our customers includes reducing costs, improving the efficiency of their operations, which often leads to better environmental performance.

Company information

At Gist, we pride ourselves in transforming supply chains, with a proven track record spanning 50 years. Our vision is to be our customers’ first choice for logistics, innovation, excellence and partnership.

Gist’s unique proposition lies in our expertise in transforming large-scale end-to-end supply chains for our food retailer customers – from farm to factory, production to distribution centre and delivery to supermarket, convenience store or restaurant.

Gist has a national network of strategically placed sites and the largest temperature controlled transport fleet in the UK. This winning combination enables Gist's customers to reduce their environmental impact and deliver the best possible experience to their customers, every day, seven days a week, 365 days a year.

Our reach extends globally. Through our control tower capability, Gist solves problems for customers in the increasingly complex and demanding world of global supply chains- moving chilled, perishable, ambient and hazardous products by air, sea and land.
Our customers include Starbucks, EAT, Marks and Spencer, Tesco, Morrisons and 2 Sisters Food Group.

Person requirements

We are looking for ambitious and enthusiastic industrial placement students to join us. Our aim is to recruit the best people with the best attitudes and we provide the necessary development for you to be successful on the scheme.

  • You will need to be extremely driven and motivated, and have a real desire to make a difference.
  • You will also need to share our passion for people, both as a team player and as a future senior manager in Gist.
  • Whilst you will predominantly be based in our Head Office in Basingstoke, you will have the opportunity to get out and about to our operational sites, getting involved and really making an impact on the way we do things to constantly improve our performance. Therefore geographic mobility is important, as well as the possession of a full driving licence and a car.

Qualifications and experience requirements

In order to be considered for our Business & Strategy Industrial Placement Scheme you must be on track to receive a bachelors degree in any degree discipline.

Accepted degree subjects






How to apply

Number of vacancies: one

Closing date: 06/11/2017

This job listing will no longer be available on Prospects from 06/11/2017

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