A collective energy and ambition. A place where you can make a real difference.
We’re a company that genuinely cares about our people, our products, our consumers and the environment.
Our unique, informal culture champions courage, determination and collaboration. Knowing we have an open and supportive team means each of us has the freedom to take responsibility and ownership. We have a shared passion to work hard, innovate and push boundaries.
United by the belief that when we strive for growth, anything is possible. While we might not be the largest company in our industry, we believe we can have the biggest impact because: Together We Have the Power to Win.
Are you taking a placement year as part of your degree or are graduating and looking for an internship in the UK? Are you enthusiastic, numerate, IT proficient and a team player? Do you have an interest in pursuing a possible career in Procurement when finishing university? If your answer is 'YES' we may have just the opportunity for you!
We have an exciting opportunity for a paid internship within our European Procurement Team, where you will be able to gain valuable work experience in a global FMCG company.
We are seeking an intern to join our Procurement department, based in Folkestone, Kent on a 12-month contract starting in Summer 2021.
This is a great opportunity to get some ‘hands-on’ Procurement experience combined with project work which spans Procurement and Supply in support of our quest to become more agile and responsive.
You will be working within a small but very experienced team where coaching and developing individuals is a priority and finding the time to answer questions is always given.
One day you could have a great career and “Travel the world whilst Spending someone else’s money!”
Who we are looking for
We welcome applications from current students looking to undertake an industry placement year and also graduates seeking their first Procurement opportunity.
The ideal candidate will:
Be an undergraduate/postgraduate ideally in Business Studies/Supply Chain/Logistics.
Have excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Be able to demonstrate a “can do” attitude and desire to continuously improve.
Have the ability to work well independently and as part of a team.
Be well organised and able to prioritise workload
Have an enquiring mind.
Be competent in MS Office, Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
About Church & Dwight
You may be more familiar with our products than with our company name. Batiste dry shampoo, Pearl Drops Whitening tooth polish, Arm & Hammer baking soda toothpaste, Femfresh Intimate wash, Orajel toothache & ulcer relief, Sterimar natural sea water nasal spray and Nair hair removal products all of which form part of our exciting brands. We are continuing to grow our portfolio each year with new exciting acquisitions our newest including Viviscal, Toppik, Anusol, Waterpik and Flawless.
Church & Dwight UK Ltd are based in Folkestone, Kent, where we develop, produce & distribute many of our products and work with Sofibel in Paris and Church & Dwight GmbH in Frankfurt, Germany to form the European team. We are part of Church & Dwight Co. Inc. based in New Jersey, USA.
In the UK we employ over 370 people who undertake a range of roles from Research & Development & Marketing through to Purchasing, Production and Supply Chain. These teams are supported by departments such as Finance & Human Resources.
How to apply
If you would like to apply for this opportunity and have the right to work in the UK (including a student visa that allows you to undertake an internship opportunity), please visit our careers website and apply directly for the role. We strongly advise you to upload a Cover Letter alongside your CV.
For more information on our company, our brands and our culture visit us at http://www.churchdwight.co.uk/
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