Molson Coors Brewing Company

Industrial Placement Student - Procurement

3 weeks ago
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Burton Upon Trent

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12 Month Industrial Placement Student – Procurement


Are you thirsty for a bright and rewarding career? At Molson Coors we are looking for ambitious self-starters with the confidence and drive to succeed, to support our business growth whilst providing the opportunity to learn, develop and gain vital business experience. Bringing a positive and professional attitude into the workplace, you will combine your ability to juggle multiple demands with superb analytical, communication and problem solving skills.

We have ambitions to be the first choice for consumers and customers and our brands include, amongst others, Carling, the UK’s best-selling beer for the last 30 years, Coors Light, Grolsch, Cobra, Singha, Doom Bar and Rekorderlig.


Molson Coors (UK) has been awarded the exclusive Top Employers United Kingdom for the past 4 years for our exceptional employee offerings. We are delighted to be one of the few companies to be officially recognised as a leading employer in the UK. We’ve created a culture that supports work-life balance and employee development is a major focus at Molson Coors. We work hard to provide an environment where the best talent can be successful, develop and grow.


Offering a salary of £19,000 per annum you will work alongside experienced professionals for one of the largest breweries in the world and, as a placement student you will provide support to the procurement department.


How many other jobs do you know off that include shopping and beer?!


During your placement you will have the opportunity to work on and lead projects where you will be involved with a wide range of tasks, which means no two days are the same! From analysing proposals, supporting our brands development team and visiting suppliers to applying strategic thinking to achieve more effective negotiations you will develop a variety of transferable business skills including:

  • Managing Supplier Relationships
  • Financial Analysis
  • Negotiation Skills
  • Stakeholder Management
  • Strategic Thinking


Over the course of the year you will rotate around several areas within our Procurement function, buying a wide range of goods/services; from Carling cans and Coors Light bottles through to TV adverts, sponsorship and so much more you will touch different areas of the business on both a UK and Global basis.


When you join us as an Industrial Placement Student you will have access to the following:

  • Valuable experience within an innovative & challenging global organisation
  • Opportunities to demonstrate your creativity and capability
  • Quality coaching, mentoring, leadership development and support
  • Flexible working practices, benefits and rewards

Skills you need to be successful in this role

We are looking for people who are studying relevant degrees for their chosen role(s). Within Procurement we are ideally looking for individuals who are studying a business, economics or maths degree. You will also be predicted a 2.1 or above in your chosen subject. 


Molson Coors have a track record of bringing Industrial Placement Students back as permanent employees, following their studies, so these placements could be a stepping stone into a long term career with us.


If that sounds good then we’d like to hear from you, click the link to apply


Closing date for applications will be Friday 29th December 2017


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