Toll Manufacturing & Supply Chain Internship - Illumina - Castle Donington - Wizbii

Toll Manufacturing & Supply Chain Internship

  • By Illumina
  • Internship
  • Castle Donington (United Kingdom)
  • Engineering / Production Management

Job description

Our focus on innovation has established us as the global leader in DNA sequencing and array-based technologies, serving customers in the research, clinical and applied markets. Our products are used for applications in the life sciences, oncology, reproductive health, agriculture and other emerging segments.

Each summer, over 75 undergrad, Masters and PhD students embrace our internship roles. The positions span all skill sets, from the highly technical to corporate functions: Finance, Bioinformatics, Engineering, Research & Development, Marketing, and Software, among others. Our 12-week program, iAspire, focuses on relevant project work, professional and personal development, in addition to networking opportunities.

When you join the high-performing team at Illumina, your work takes on new meaning—to an exponential degree. Our growth, our positive culture, and the impact our products are having in the world ignite a passion that drives our people forward. And together, we accomplish beyond expectations.

Important: Applicants will need to apply via our careers website and use the reference “6860BR”.

The role will be to support the Toll Manufacturing team. We are a small team based in the UK with a wide remit spanning a broad range of functions (Quality, Sourcing, Planning and Manufacturing) and with a scope covering US and EMEA. We can provide excellent exposure to key supply chain activities. Specifically we would be looking for an intern to support the Sourcing and Operations aspects of our activities.

Sourcing / Procurement: You will support our EMEA Supplier relationship management activities. They will develop the format and complete Supplier Assessments of our key EMEA supply base e.g. covering Risk assessment, SWOT analysis, Competitor analysis, Purchase price analysis, Business requirements review. The output will be that provides a profile document for each core supplier (word and / or PowerPoint).

Sourcing Procurement: Develop a Market Intelligence summary of key commodity trends that affect our business costs e.g. oil, inflation, Fx. This will involve the identification of key impacting commodities, use of internet to assess key trends, internal business discussions and supplier discussions to understand correlation and exposure we have to market trends. Output will be a summary of commodities and whether future expectations are bullish or bearish.

Manufacturing: Review of existing business continuity plans, review key risks and make suggestions to improve visibility/priority of issues and propose process improvements on how these could be tracked.
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