Wincanton Graduate Programme – Supply Chain Management

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Wincanton Graduate Programme – Supply Chain Management

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Date Posted:
September 2023

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Our renowned Graduate Programme it’s like no other! More than just a development programme it is an opportunity to gain valuable experience and develop a career with a best-in-class organisation. With both on and off the job training, you’ll never stop learning. If you are looking for a career in an exciting industry, then this is the opportunity for you!

Who are Wincanton?

Wincanton is the largest British third-party logistics company, providing supply chain consultancy and solutions to some of the world’s most well-known brands. Wincanton employs over 20,000 people across more than 200 sites and have an 8,500 -strong fleet of vehicle. We work with some of the UK’s best-known companies including ASDA, B&Q, Marks & Spencer, Nestle, Heinz, BAE Systems and The White Company to name but a few.

Our Graduate Programme

You will be expected to contribute and have an impact from day one fulfilling “actual roles” within warehousing, transport and projects rotating around the business every 6 months. You will develop knowledge, skills, and experience in all areas of our operations and will be supported by a structured learning and development programme alongside relevant job-related training including completing a level 3 Team Leader Apprenticeship programme in the first year. In return, we require you to be eager to learn, keen to get ahead, confident in challenging the ‘norm’ and be willing to experience different aspects of the business.

This is a brilliant opportunity to join a thriving business and build a career that will enable you to achieve your potential.

What are we looking for from you?

  • As a minimum, we require you to have a 2:2 or above in any graduate qualification or equivalent
  • Right to work in the UK beyond a Graduate Visa or Skilled work route
  • Full Driving Licence by September 2024
  • Flexible approach to location (you will be expected to move around the UK for different placements)
  • The drive and desire to succeed in an exciting environment

What you’ll gain?

Opportunities are available in different parts of our operations giving you invaluable industry experience. You will learn all aspects of supply chain and be involved in exciting and meaningful projects that will help you choose the best pathway for your career.

Wincanton has a wealth of experience and knowledge to draw upon, a pool of innovators who will support and help you grow.

Benefits for you?

We really value our people and offer a friendly working environment and a focus on developing your skills. Benefits include a starting salary of £28,000 per annum, 25 days holiday (+8 days Bank Holiday), access to a company pension scheme with employer contributions and more:

  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Holiday trading scheme
  • Dental Cash Plan
  • Share Incentive Plan
  • Childcare Vouchers
  • Eye care vouchers
  • Employee retail discounts including cinema, supermarkets, shopping, and restaurants

We also offer a £1,000 Welcome Bonus to help you out! These are just some of the reasons that make Wincanton a great place to work!

Selection Process

Our selection process is straight forward. You will be expected to complete an online assessment and if you meet all our entry criteria a member of our People team will contact you to book a video interview. (Don’t worry this will be with a real person!) If successful, you will be invited to our assessment centre. This will take place virtually on 6th December 2023, 7th February 2024, and 21st March 2024. Please save one of these dates!

Still not sure if this is for you?

Have a look at our brochure to find out more about the programme and what our current graduates have to say. or come along to one of our webinars.

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If you feel that you have what it takes to support Wincanton in delivering the best service, we would love to hear from you.

Wincanton is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We recognise and embrace the benefits that a diverse and inclusive workplace brings. We welcome applications regardless of race, colour, sex, national origin, age, religion, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, military or veteran status, disability, or any factors prohibited by applicable law.

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