Supply Chain / Logistics Intern
For 125 years, Philips has been a leader in building and shaping markets with our meaningful innovations. We have always been guided by our passion to improve people’s lives – true to our vision of making the world healthier and more sustainable through innovation.
Our company in HealthTech will enable Philips to capitalize on the convergence of professional health care and consumer end-markets across the health continuum, from healthy living and prevention, to diagnosis, treatment, recovery, and home care.
Philips is a public company listed at the New York and Amsterdam stock exchange. Philips is active in more than 100 countries around the globe. Our Global headquarters are in the Netherlands.
About Philips Africa:
Philips Africa HealthTech covers the continent in 5 Key Districts across multiple countries in Africa. Philips Africa HQ is in Johannesburg, South Africa with the other districts including Egypt, Kenya, Morocco, Ghana, and Nigeria.
Participants will undergo a 12-month on-the-job training programme that will be relevant to their qualifications to equip them to enter the formal job market
Eligibility for the programme are recently qualified South African graduates in possession of the below-mentioned qualifications and computer literacy (MS Word, Excel, Outlook/ E mail, and Internet).
What we are looking for:
South African Graduates who completed modules/credits for the qualification mentioned below with a minimum of 60%.
Qualification: National Diploma / B Tech or B Comm in Supply Chain or Logistics
You are responsible for:
Handles departmental orders via the Procurement department.
Performs all standard supporting tasks
Support to projects and events
Maintain website and Databases
Decides on the method and sequence of work, and does this in consultation with more senior workers or group leaders.
Decides on the desirability of using and making (administrative) tools.
Assesses and analyses the desirability/necessity of improvements and simplifications in processes and procedures and initiates a change request.
In return, we offer you:
A path towards your most rewarding career. Philips is growing its marketing capability enterprise wide. Succeeding in this market-based role in a complex environment will open many doors for your long term career, in other areas in Philips or otherwise. We also believe that we are at our best as a company when you are at yours as a person. Thus, we offer competitive health benefits, a flexible work schedule and access to local well-being focused activities.
Why should you join Philips?
Working at Philips is more than a job. It’s a calling to create a healthier society through meaningful work, focused on improving 3 billion lives a year by delivering innovative solutions across the health continuum. Our people experience a variety of unexpected moments when their lives and careers come together in meaningful ways.
Applications must be accompanied by a recently updated comprehensive CV, certified copies of all qualifications (academic transcript must be attached) and certified copy of SA identity document.
The Company’s approved Employment Equity Plan and Targets will be considered as part of the recruitment process. As an Equal Opportunities employer, we actively encourage and welcome people with various disabilities to apply. Only apply for this role if you are a South African Citizen by birth or Naturalisation prior to the 27 April 1994.
The closing date for applications is 01 December 2017.
Due to the high number of applications we normally receive, we will only be able to contact the shortlisted candidates.
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