This is a fantastic opportunity for a student keen to develop practical management skills at this globally recognised company. Mentored throughout, you will support the category manager on key projects within the category management department and the wider business, such as implementation of a sustainability and self-audit programme, ensuring every product is accurately and consistently recorded on their systems, develop processes that future proof efficiency routines. It is a great opportunity to understand a variety of roles and responsibilities in supply chain, purchasing, data and product marketing, boosting your CV and future career prospects.
Requirements Are you a registered student? Or Are you eligible to participate in the Erasmus+ programme?
Benefits See website for details of all ESPA benefits. For all internships over 6 months, additional benefits will be paid. Details available at interview.
Contribute to several key departmental and business projects for 2022
Engage with the Category Management team to participate in multiple strategy initiatives, including maximizing sustainability
Provide input to, and effectively manage, continuous product development
Work with the product design team to build and enhance the product range
Work with the marketing team to support website content
Support the management of technical specifications and other key customer facing information
Work closely with Product and Quality Assurance Manager to manage quality processes
Identify and document areas for continuous improvement of internal processes
Provide administrative support across the Category team where required
Studying for a degree in product design, project management or other relevant
An interest in product design and in suggesting new ideas for the design of the products
Great attention to detail
Strong IT skills, especially Excel
This successful host company is the UK’s largest manufacturer of brushware and hygienic cleaning tools. Distributing their products worldwide they have set the benchmark for quality and innovation across the cleaning, food manufacturing and agricultural industries; their prestigious client base includes Coca Cola, Heinz and the UK Royal Family. With offices in the USA supplying the US, Canada and Central America, this host is expanding rapidly and seeking talented individuals to help drive future success.
Good spoken and written English levels are required (B2 onwards)
Mere, England Mere is a charming and historic town, sitting beneath the Southwest Wiltshire Downs, an area of outstanding natural beauty. In the centre of town there is a tearoom, pubs, take aways and other shops. Nearby there are outdoor sport pursuits along with excellent walking and cycling routes. Close to a major route, enabling easy travel all the way down to the south coast or up to London.