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Graduate Job Graduate Management Training Scheme - Procurement

Vacancy Type: Graduate Job
Employer: Cranswick Plc
Reference: J503
Salary: £22,000  

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The Company

Cranswick Country Foods is one of the UK's leading suppliers of quality fresh and processed pork. We produce premium products for retailers focusing on the top end of the market including Sainsburys ‘Taste the Difference ‘range and the Tesco ‘Finest’ ranges.

Who are Cranswick Country Foods? 

Through a mixture of acquisitions and new products, Cranswick has enjoyed significant growth over the last seven years and have experienced continued success winning several industry awards this year including ‘Best Pork Product’.  Most recently, we have teamed up with Jamie Oliver to launch a new range of food products available in major retailers, and we will continue to pursue new and exciting ventures.  We are also committed to reducing the environmental impact of the business and significantly reducing our carbon footprint. 

The Role

Our purchasing team look at all elements of our business and help us to continue to grow through controlling costs, sourcing the best suppliers and sharing best practise across our group.

We are looking for a purchasing graduate to have had some exposure and understanding of procurement prior to joining our programme because very quickly there will be responsibility in key areas. Including

  • Ingredients, Packaging, Engineering, Process Equipment, Repairs and Maintenance
  • Logistics/ Warehousing/Storage/Distribution ,Fuel/Energy (inc environmental)
  • Waste Services, PPE (Personal Protective Equipment)

We appreciate you may not know our business which is why a structured programme of rotations around the business will ensure an exposure to the operational areas including real work on farms, in the abattoir and on the production lines understanding the need for purchasing, animal welfare, health and safety, technical specifications and our production and packing processes.

What is exciting about working for us?

The Graduate Scheme is an excellent platform for promotion opportunities and a fast track for Graduates to move into positions of high responsibility.

The Requirements

Key Requirements for the role include:

  • Skills in data analysis tools such as Excel
  • Ability to synthesize information from diverse sources and present findings in clear, concise fashion using formats such as Powerpoint.
  • Competent with a broad range of research tools and technologies
  • Competent with analytics and demonstrated ability to structure i.e) basic financial analyses.
  • Service-oriented attitude and shows strong interpersonal skills
  • Passion for finding information on new and innovative trends to relevant industries
  • Full driver’s license.

Key Success Factors

  • Communication and Knowledge Sharing
  • Commercial and Market Focus
  • Business Performance Management
  • Technical and Functional Excellence
  • Drive and Determination
  • Relationship Building
  • Strong communication skills

If you are excited about the opportunities on offer and can relate to the success factors which will drive achievement in our business, then apply today.

Discovery Graduates is the retained Management Consultancy.  All applications will be assessed by Discovery Graduates. We believe that every graduate is capable of getting a good graduate job given the right support, advice and training and we only work with companies who recognise the value that the right graduate can bring to their business.

Location: East England, Yorkshire and Humberside

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