IBL – Supply Chain Associate (Abbotsford)

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.


IBL – Supply Chain Associate (Abbotsford)

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

GSK's Supply Chain is constantly evolving. We are continually looking at how we can better serve the patient through industry-leading initiatives – whether it is through our supply chain systems (SAP/Manugistics/JDA); or our global process initiatives (End to End Supply Chain; Flow; Accelerated Delivery Program).

Our Supply Chain Operations is made up of 2 departments; In-Market Logistics, and Customer Service. This team manages the supply chain activities for all vaccines and prescription medication.

This role interacts with all areas of the Commercial business and Manufacturing/Supply on a daily basis, the opportunity to get hands-on experience in a fast-paced and leading-edge environment is invaluable. The candidate will work on Projects that will encompass all Supply Chain activities such as Customer Service, Warehousing and Logistics.

Crucial to this role, is your ability to work autonomously and as part of a team and demonstrate your strong interpersonal skills.

The role will undertake the following activities:

  • Co-ordinate the forecast process with Brand Mangers on a cyclical basis and regional supply chain managers with forecasting 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.
  • Work with Government, to ensure all regulatory permits are maintained.
  • Negotiate supply plans with regional supply chain managers.

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
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • High attention to detail, rigor and process
  • Excellent project management, in order to manage and prioritise multiple ongoing projects
  • Teamwork, ability to build and maintain relationships
  • Ability to quickly build strong internal & external networks

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. Only students from our partner universities will be considered. 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 [email protected]

Applications close 25 August 2017.

Contact information:

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

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