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IBL – GMS Supply Chain Associate (Boronia)
  • Requisition ID: 163045
  • Position: Industrial Placements
  • Open date: Sep 18, 2017 1:14 AM
  • Functional area: Supply Chain & Logistics
  • Location:
    Boronia, Australia - Melbourne, Victoria
  • Required degrees: Not Indicated
  • Relocation: Not Indicated


Basic qualifications:
You must be in your penultimate year of a Bachelors Degree in Business/Commerce, Supply Chain or related field.


Preferred qualifications:
You must be in your penultimate year of a Bachelors Degree in Business/Commerce, Supply Chain or related field.


Details:
IBL – GMS Supply Chain Associate (Boronia)

• 12 month paid internship commencing in Jan 2018
• Gain invaluable industry experience
• Work in an organisation that makes a difference

Our pharmaceutical manufacturing plant in Boronia is GSK's largest manufacturing facility in the Southern Hemisphere exporting to over 30 markets around the world. It is also the fourth-largest sterile facility housing a state-of-the-art Blow-Fill-Seal production line. Blow-Fill-Seal uses innovative technology for advanced antiseptic liquid medicines.

Your role as a Supply Chain IBL will be to support the world class global manufacturing site at Boronia, by coordinating appropriate planning and logistics processes and managing inventory to meet the business’ customer service levels.

Immersed in a global End-To-End Supply Chain, and tasked with real areas of responsibilities in managing stock and stakeholders from manufacturing site through to customer. You will interact with all areas of the factory operations and regional centres of excellence daily, gaining practical experience of pharmaceutical operations in a world-class facility that has cutting edge technology.

Crucial to this role, is your ability to work autonomously and as part of a team and demonstrate your strong interpersonal skills.
You will support the Planning & Logistics and Warehouse team, as well as having responsibility for a set range of discrete products.  

The role will undertake the following activities:
• Co-ordinate the planning process with Value Stream Managers on a cyclical basis and regional supply chain managers with supply planning support and insight.
• Communicate inventory positions on assigned portfolio and work with the business to put in place mitigation plans (if needed) to ensure continuity of supply
• Co-ordinate the Logistic process with Supply and Materials Planners on a cyclical basis and Value Stream (operations) managers with logistics support and insight.
• Communicate inventory positions on assigned portfolio and work with the business to put in place mitigation plans (if needed) to ensure Working Capital (Inventory) is kept to a healthy level

What we’re looking for in a candidate

• You must be in your penultimate year of a Bachelors Degree in Business/Commerce, Supply Chain or related field
• An interest in pursuing a career in the pharmaceutical industry is favourable
• Strong passion and interest in the placement field
• High attention to detail, rigor and process
• Excellent project management, to manage and prioritise multiple ongoing projects
• Teamwork, ability to build and maintain relationships
• Ability to quickly build strong internal & external networks

About GSK

GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) is a science-led healthcare company, with a proud history in Australia dating back to 1886. Our mission is to improve the quality of human life by enabling people to do more, feel better and live longer. Preventing and treating disease is challenging and inspiring work. We support, develop and reward the people that make-up our talented workforce.  Our diverse business is made up of distinct areas: Pharmaceuticals (including vaccines) and Consumer Healthcare.

Why work for GSK?

• Gain real work experience that will put you at a competitive advantage to your peers
• Work in a highly collaborative, supportive work culture with people who enjoy what they do.
• Gain additional training outside of your work
• Be a part of a community of other IBL students & form real friendships

How can you apply?

1. Click Apply Now
2. In your application you must include your Australian work right status, University name, Bachelor Degree, expected completion date and current stage of degree. Applications without this information will not be considered.
3. Please note, eligibility criteria states you must be in the penultimate year of your Bachelor degree, in the relevant discipline. Full Australian working rights are required prior to application.
4. Visit http://au.gsk.com/en-au/careers/students/ to find out more about GSK program.

Any specific questions can be made directly to Sarah Wilde at GSK at sarah.x.wilde@gsk.com.

Applications close 22 September 2017 at 1pm.


Contact information:
You may apply for this position online by selecting the Apply now button.

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