Undergraduate Placement Year - Purchasing Intern in Worcester

Cotswold Way, Worcester,... Full... Legal Entity: Bosch Thermotechnology Ltd. Company... We don't know what type of career you have in mind, but we do know that you can find the right opportunity with us.   Bosch is more...

Job description

  • Cotswold Way, Worcester, UK
  • Full-time
  • Legal Entity: Bosch Thermotechnology Ltd.
  • Company Description

    We don't know what type of career you have in mind, but we do know that you can find the right opportunity with us.  

    Bosch is more diverse and international than almost any other company. Show us what you can do — and where you want to go. We'll provide you with the support to develop your talent and personal strengths. 

    We believe in promoting a family culture here at Worcester Bosch, if you join us you will be part of a supportive team working together towards one vision and a common goal.  

    Warming Lives and Protecting Our Future 

    This is our company purpose, we provide our customers with simply revolutionary solutions to enable warmth and comfort in their homes and community spaces. We warm lives not only in physical spaces, but also emotionally with our world class customer service. 

    Our customer is at the heart of everything we do, we are committed to the development of sustainable and eco-friendly products and services to help achieve a quality lifestyle for now and in the future. 

    Job Description

    As our Purchasing Intern, your role will be exciting and often fast-moving.

    Here at Worcester Bosch, our plant buyers are responsible for purchasing the parts that go into our boilers. They source new and modified direct materials, negotiate to achieve cost reductions, improve supplier quality, and take environmental issues into account when selecting materials.

    You will work alongside our buyers, where your work will directly contribute to the department’s success. You will liaise and maintain good relations with an array of suppliers, gain valuable experience in the heating industry, and be trained to use business systems such as SAP and CRM.

    You will also have the opportunity to take on your own projects, be responsible for your own material groups – and make significant cost savings for the business. Additionally, this placement provides opportunities for further training, as well as opportunities to gain full exposure to the whole business through job shadowing in other departments.

    You will also be a key support to our Worcester Contact Centre, answering inbound phone calls. This will allow you to develop and enhance your communication skills for the future.


    To apply for this role you must be an undergraduate student with a desire to complete a 12 month work placement as part of degree studies (preferably studying Economics or a Business related degree but other specialisms will be considered)

    1)     Outgoing, polite, confident, able to work off their own initiative

    2)     Good communication skills who can adapt to others around the business.

    3)     A strong willingness to lean

    4)     Good level of English & Maths

    5)     Experience in extra-curricular activities, clubs or part time jobs

    6)     Ability to work independently

    7)     Good knowledge of excel and word

    8)     Ability to prioritise and manage own workload

    Additional Information

    Deadline for Applications: Friday 28 January 2022

    Please note that this is an undergraduate role, open for applicants seeking a 12 month placement as part of your degree. If you do not fit this criteria, please apply for our other roles.

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    Extra information

    Type of Contract
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    Full UK/EU driving license preferred
    Car Preferred
    Must be eligible to work in the EU
    Cover Letter Required

    Worcester | Internships

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