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Operations Graduate (Summer 2018 start date) - Chapeltown, Sheffield

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Job details:

Our Operations Graduate scheme is a fantastic opportunity to gain practical experience over two years working in a number of Operational and Commercial areas (e.g. transport & logistics, supply chain, procurement & warehouse operations) before progressing into a permanent role where you will continue to progress and develop.

Role responsibilities

Working with people at all levels across the company, from the senior management team and warehouse and transport managers to drivers and warehouse operatives, the scheme will give you the opportunity to focus your energies on improving the operational processes that have the potential to impact on order fulfilment.

You will need to be able to build a rapport quickly with people at all levels and be able to adjust your communication style to find the best ways to engage them.

Throughout the scheme, we'll give you the support and guidance you need to develop and in return we'll expect you to be self motivated, have the confidence to succeed and be innovative in your approach.

Person specification

- Innovative;

- Confident and not afraid to challenge convention;

- Natural problem solver that enjoys looking for solutions;

- Strong communicator that enjoys building relationships;

- Flexible and adaptable;

- Collaborative and open to sharing knowledge;

- Team player

Skills & experience

Experience of working in a manufacturing/processing/distribution environment is advantageous but not essential.
Degree: The successful candidate will have, or will be on track for, a 2:2 or above any discipline; however a degree in one of the following subjects would be an advantage:
- Procurement, Supply Chain & Logistics;
- Operations Management
- Business Operations
- Warehouse Operations
- Business and Management

Strictly no agencies

Location: Chapeltown, Sheffield
Salary: £22,000
Closing date: Closed Thu 25-Jan-2018
Job ref: GY/52031/Operations
Eligibility: Candidates must, by the start of their employment, have permission to work in the UK

Employer information:

Vital Pet Products Ltd.

Vital Pet Products Ltd. offers exciting career opportunities within a rewarding work environment for driven, collaborative individuals. Now under new ownership, this progressive company is looking for people who will help to deliver sustained business growth, both for Vital and its network of pet product retailers and suppliers.

This business is committed to creating positive working environments where people are rewarded for using their initiative and recognised for their contribution. There are many opportunities to succeed within roles and to progress within the organisation. This is your chance to connect and be part of our exciting future.

This vacancy has now closed.