Supply Chain Interns (graduate programme)
There are 3 vacancies for 3 specific areas: General Supply Chain Management Support, Commercial Logistics & Supply chain, Commercial Tenders & Quotes.
Location: Johannesburg, South Africa
Start date: April 2019
Duration: 12 months
At Philips, we are striving to make the world healthier and more sustainable through innovation, with the goal of improving the lives of 3 billion people a year by 2025.
It’s true that at 127 years old, we’re much older than you, but we’ve been around that long for a reason! The spirit of innovation and entrepreneurship is in our genes. Agility has helped us thrive, allowing us to reinvent ourselves and respond to global health challenges since the Philips brothers started out all those years ago. There’s no way we could have predicted more than a century ago that we’d be at the forefront of innovation and digital disruption today. But embracing the unexpected has led us here.
Philips Africa comprises all 54 countries of Africa, from the Cape to Cairo, and from the Atlantic to the Indian Ocean. Philips Africa is headquartered in Johannesburg, South Africa and it has a direct presence in four other African countries, in the cities of Accra, Casablanca, Cairo and Nairobi.
Don’t just learn to work – work to learn, surprise yourself with Philips!
We have been successfully running the Internship programme in South Africa for the last past five years and this year again we are expecting to bring onboard talented fresh graduates who will during the 12 months of internship not just learn to work but work to learn! Therefore, please apply now if you meet the below requirements:
You are responsible for
Performing all standard supporting tasks
Providing support to projects and events
Maintaining website and Databases
Deciding on the method and sequence of work, and doing this in consultation with more senior workers or group leaders.
Deciding on the desirability of using and making (administrative) tools.
Assessing and analyses the desirability/necessity of improvements and simplifications in processes and procedures and initiates a change request.
To succeed in this role, you should meet the following requirements:
National Diploma / B Tech or B Comm in Supply Chain or Logistics.
We only accept the above Degrees obtained in 2017, 2018 and 2019. South African Graduates who completed modules/credits for the qualification mentioned below with a minimum of 60%. (Please attach your transcript with your updated CV once you apply.)
In return, we offer you
A 12-month programme that will provide a unique opportunity to gain valuable skills in a supportive environment, learning on-the-job and in the classroom. The challenging and meaningful work you do will help clinicians in rural communities, clinics and hospitals provide vital healthcare for patients across Africa.
Why should you join Philips?
Working at Philips is more than a job. It’s a calling to create a healthier society through meaningful work, focused on improving 3 billion lives a year by delivering innovative solutions across the health continuum. Our people experience a variety of unexpected moments when their lives and careers come together in meaningful ways. Visit our careers site to learn more.
The Company’s approved Employment Equity Plan and Targets will be considered as part of the recruitment process. As an Equal Opportunities employer, we actively encourage and welcome people with various disabilities to apply. Only apply for this role if you are a South African Citizen by birth or Naturalization prior to the 27 April 1994.
Applications must be accompanied by a recently updated comprehensive CV, certified copies of all qualifications (academic transcript must be attached) and certified copy of SA identity document.
Please note that due to the high volume of applications, communication will only be limited to shortlisted candidates.
Application Deadline: 8th March, 2019
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