Procurement within NSG Group operates as a single global function supporting all business lines within the group.
Procurement is responsible for the management of supplier relations to deliver value to the group in a sustainable way. We measure our contribution in terms of:
- Cost and cash management
- Risk management and supply security
- Value chain optimisation and
- Innovation and growth
We are seeking to recruit an undergraduate to provide support to the Procurement Indirect Categories with Data Standardisation and Analysis, Management Reporting, Systems and Projects.
This placement will provide a strong foundation in the procurement function of NSG Group alongside an opportunity to develop a career within.
The role will also involve international travels to support NSG plants with procurement projects in order to achieve cost savings and improve efficiency.
At the end of the programme it is expected that the student will have good knowledge and application of SAP, Ariba and other procurement systems. The student will also be well positioned to start up a career in business analysis/consulting, buying and project management.
The position will be available from July 2018 and will last for approximately 12 months with a 25 days holiday allowance.
Well-structured training in Systems and Procurement function will be given alongside site tours (UK and Abroad) to enable fast learning about our products, technologies, systems and processes.
Rural 50 acres site in West Lancashire between the cities of Liverpool and Manchester, within easy reach of Lake and Peak Districts. On Site fitness activities and events, yoga, football, Pilates, table tennis, golf society.
The NSG Group is one of the world’s largest manufacturers of glass and glazing products for the Architectural, Automotive and Technical Glass sectors.
With around 28,000 permanent employees, the Group has principal manufacturing operations in 30 countries and sales in over 130. With just over a third of our sales in Europe, around a third in Japan and the rest primarily in North and South America, South East Asia and China.
In June 2006, the NSG Group acquired Pilkington, renowned for the invention of the Float Glass process, which revolutionized the world’s glass industry. The globally recognized Pilkington brand is widely used in our Architectural and Automotive businesses.
The Group operates three worldwide business lines:
- Technical glass
The ideal candidate will possess the following attributes:
- Desire to learn
- Procedural, methodical and logical
- High degree of numeracy
- IT literacy
- Able to work on own initiative
- Good communication and interpersonal skills
- Knowledge of a foreign language, preferably Italian, German, Polish, French or Spanish (desirable but not essential)
- A full UK driving licence and car ownership would be an advantage due to limited public transport to the site (but the company supports a car share scheme)
- Applications are welcome from undergraduates from any discipline
Accepted degree subjects
How to apply
If you believe you have the skills and abilities, we very much want to hear from you.
Closing date: 31/01/2018
This job listing will no longer be available on Prospects from 31/01/2018