Graduate Internship - Business Improvement Project

Recruitment Genius Ltd
£16477 pa
31 Oct 2017
16 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
The Organisation:
This organisation is the UK's largest independent manufacturer of chocolate novelty confectionery. Established over 40yrs they produce confectionery for some of the UK's largest and most respected retailers. They also contract manufacture for some of the largest global confectionery businesses. They permanently employ circa 1000 people in the UK.

The Project:
They are seeking to recruit an intern to work on implementing a leading Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) system to support new ways of working for the New Product Development (NPD) teams. They develop hundreds of new products every year and NPD is critical to the success of the business. The NPD teams have been re-structured and their business processes re-engineered so that the new products can be designed and developed more effectively and delivered on time. The PLM system has been re-designed to support these changes and will be rolled out to 100 users across 3 locations shortly.

Tasks will include:
The intern will initially be involved in supporting the project team that has designed and developed the PLM system. The first phase of the work will be testing the system to identify any problems and working with the project team to resolve them. The intern will support the delivery programme to help users in the early stages of using the system.

They are looking for the following skills and qualities:

Experience of working to agreed targets/deadlines
PC literate (Inc. Microsoft Word and Excel)
Excellent communication skills, written and oral
Detail orientated
Works in a logical, organised manner
Is a systems thinker
Excellent interpersonal skills; comfortable with interacting with people at all levels within an organisation

An understanding of business

This role provides an opportunity to learn very valuable skills; business change, project management and system implementation. In addition, the intern will also learn about how new products are developed, how to work as part of a team, and how the Aras Innovator PLM system works.

The intern is a critical role to help in the delivery of a strategic change project. The company will have the opportunity to identify a potential future employee.
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