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8th March 2021

Employer Description

Siemens Healthineers is a leading medical technology company with a 170-year legacy of first-to-market technologies and product innovations. Passionately driven by empowering healthcare providers to better help their patients, our technologies touch an estimated 5 million patients globally every day. We are committed to helping healthcare providers to succeed and work in the areas of diagnostic and therapeutic imaging, laboratory diagnostics and molecular medicine as well as digital health and enterprise services.

Recently celebrating 80 years of manufacturing excellence, our Sudbury site designs and assembles blood, urine and diabetes analysis instruments. Employing over 250 people at 3 sites across Sudbury, our point-of-care testing systems, Siemens Healthineers delivers lab-accurate, actionable, and timely results on the spot.

Main description

The role will support the manufacturing site through rotation and assignments in: Operational and Strategic Purchasing, Production Planning, Forecasting and Logistics; whilst also offering interaction with Manufacturing, Quality and Finance Functions. The role will also provide exposure and on the job training in SAP, the site’s ERP system.

As one of the most innovative and influential players in medical devices, we offer ambitious students the chance to help shape the future of healthcare. Discover what you are capable of and join the Apprenticeship Programme at our Diagnostic Imaging business in Sudbury.

Over the course of your apprenticeship, you’ll gain skills through on the job and formal training at college. Over time, you’ll take on more responsibility and accountability as your skills, knowledge and expertise increases.

The Supply Chain Apprenticeship is a fantastic opportunity to learn and perform a range of functions within the planning and purchasing of materials. The role will support the manufacturing site and primarily provide exposure through rotation and assignments in: Operational and Strategic Purchasing, Production Planning, Forecasting and Logistics; whilst also offering interaction with Manufacturing, Quality and Finance Functions. The role will also provide exposure and on the job training in SAP, the site’s ERP system.

Your mission and responsibilities:

Execute buying strategies to purchase and arrange timely deliveries of supplies and materials for domestic and international purchases
Support the planning department by taking ownership of various reports and metrics to ensure optimised inventory and service levels are met
Manage the supply of materials required to manufacture instruments, reagents and spares ensuring maximum customer service whilst minimising inventory and physical space utilisation
Ensure SAP reflects the current planning and supply requirements by constantly reviewing and updating replenishment orders
Ensure accuracy and maintain all relevant material master data, including lead-times, lot sizes etc
Communicate proactively with stakeholders on significant changes in supply, ensuring actions are taken to minimise the operational impact
Working closely with Commodity Managers, assists in the development of sourcing strategies and to support existing and new product requirements

Entry requirements

You must have:

Minimum of five GCSEs at A*– C / 9 - 5 (or equivalent) including maths and English
A Levels or NVQ/BTEC or HNC in a business-related subject
Competency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook)

Skills required

We are looking for forward-thinking, inquisitive candidates that demonstrate the following characteristics:

Demonstrate a keen interest in business and the supply chain and purchasing functions
Excellent organisational and time management skills
A customer focused mind-set and approach
Strong analytical skills

Personal qualities

Enjoys collaborating and can work effectively in teams to find innovative solutions
Be a confident communicator across all levels as well as take initiative for tasks
You can work independently, safely and responsibly; take ownership of challenges and ideas and are looking to develop your ability to drive and lead change

Training to be Provided

Commercial Procurement and Supply Level 4 Apprenticeship

Things to consider

https://www.gov.uk/national-minimum-wage-rates

Future Prospects

This apprentice provides an opportunity to pursue a career in Operational and Strategic Purchasing, Production Planning, or Forecasting and Logistics.

How to apply

Please clink the link here to make your application https://wsc.enrola.co.uk/opportunity/603e1331914a6?_cldee=bWFnZ2llLm5vb25hbkB3c2MuYWMudWs%3d&recipientid=contact-a70ac426877fe81180cb00155d0d10c6-88d23126bf7647ee9cef2c37dda126c6&esid=4b21ed9f-c77d-eb11-844f-00155d000431

Closing Date

The closing date for this job offer is on 02/04/2021

Salary

£17,000 per year

Location

This job is located in Sudbury, Suffolk

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