Purchasing Work Experience Placement


Key information

Support functions
Gloucester, England, UK
Internship / Student, Full-time, 1 week

Job description

As the successful candidate, you will be embedded in the Purchasing department, focusing on reviewing the global market and implementing the long-term business strategies.

In addition to spending time with the team, you will be given challenges to help develop your understanding of what is required in a commercial environment.

By the end of the placement, you will have a sound understanding and be able to confidently identify the key objectives within the Safran Landing Systems Purchasing function.

Complementary description

There are two weeks available for this work experience placement, please specify in your covering letter which is your preferred week:

22 – 26th June
6 – 10th July

Please note that the deadline for applications is Friday 20th March 2020

Job requirements

Due to legal restrictions, you must be at least 15 years old and within academic year 10-12 upon application.

You will be self-motivated, hardworking and enthusiastic. A keen interest in aerospace is desirable but not essential.

Within your cover letter, please consider 3-5 skills you would be keen to develop during your placement. If successful, you will be provided with a log book to monitor and develop the skills identified.

Specificity of the job

None - Gloucester Site Only

Company information

Safran Landing Systems

Safran is an international high-technology group, operating in the aircraft propulsion and equipment, space and defense markets. Safran has a global presence, with more than 92,000 employees and sales of 21 billion euros in 2018. Working alone or in partnership, Safran holds world or European leadership positions in its core markets. Safran undertakes Research & Development programs to meet fast-changing market requirements, with total R&D expenditures of around 1.5 billion euros in 2018.

Safran is ranked among the Top 100 Global Innovators by Thomson Reuters and is featured on the "Happy at work" rankings. The Group places fourth on the Universum ranking for the favorite companies of newly-qualified engineers in France.

Safran Landing Systems is the world leader of aircraft landing and braking systems. The company has partnerships with 30 airframers in civil, regional, commercial and military transport, and supports 27,000 aircraft that operate around 70,000 landings daily.

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