Operations & Supply Chain Graduate Scheme - Brakes Group - 2019

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£25,000 + benefits
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Are you a Graduate looking for a fast paced and challenging career in Operations & Supply Chain?

Do you want to be a Senior Manager of the future?

Brakes Group is a c. £3.0 billion turnover leading supplier to the foodservice sector in the UK, Ireland, France and Sweden, employing over 10,000 people across Europe. Through a family of specialist businesses and brands, which are able to deliver everything the caterer needs, Brakes serves tens of thousands of customers across Europe every day and prides itself on a deep knowledge and understanding of the different business sectors it supplies, from independent pubs, restaurants, hotels and well-known high street brands, through to hospitals and schools.

Supply Chain employs the largest number of colleagues in one function in the business and the criticality of the function is reflected in the level of investment in the infrastructure and the focus of recruiting the best leaders in their field.

Brakes is now part of the Sysco Group, the world’s largest foodservice company. With its head office in Houston, USA it registered global sales of $48b last year.

We think work should be rewarding as well as challenging and we continually strive to make Brakes a great place to work. If you join us you will find out that we believe in investing in our people, through excellent training, leadership development opportunities and self-motivation. All our colleagues have the opportunity to positively impact the organisation whilst embracing the strong culture of teamwork and optimising performance.

You won’t be joining “just another graduate programme”, our programme is dedicated to talent growth and we are looking to develop leaders. Because we only hire a select few, your potential will be visible to key Directors within our business.

The 2 year programme will involve placements within our Supply Chain Operations as well as in supporting functions such as Transport, Engineering and Supply Chain Planning. With a salary of £25,000, 23 days holiday and a fully structured and supported programme that will provide you with a real understanding of a food distribution business. This is an excellent opportunity if you are passionate about a career in supply chain operations.

Interested? You need to be confident, personable with very strong communication skills both written and verbal and you need to be a recent graduate with a 2:2 in any degree subject. For us, the important thing is what you bring to work, your personal qualities and leadership potential. We look for people who share our values and are passionate about the way we work. You need to have the right to work in the UK on a full time, permanent and unrestricted basis. You will also be required to be mobile and have a full UK Driving Licence.

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