Supply Chain Trainee – Student Placement Year

Supply Chain Trainee – Student Placement Year


Apply by: 13.10.2022

8 days to apply


County Dublin

Ready to own your career in an ever-growing fashion hub? Then take on a Primark placement starting in Summer 2023. This is your chance to grab valuable experience in a global company that truly feels like a family. You’ll have real projects with real autonomy. You’ll get to know incredible experts who make our fashion a reality. And you’ll gain off-the-scale exposure, making a huge impact for our customers and your future.

Want it? Then own it on our student placement programme.

About the placement

You don’t watch from the side lines around here you get stuck in. Through hands-on experience and responsibility from the get-go, you’ll gain a vast insight into how our business works and contribute to it from day one. Inspiring, supportive colleagues will make you feel welcome and valued.

And we’ll also help you to develop your skill set and grow your potential through supported learning with on-the-job training, masterclasses, and an assigned buddy/mentor.

What you’ll need

Analytical, detail-focussed, self-starter. That’s you. Bring your strong reporting and analytical skills and we’ll give you the exposure to own your progress. You’re an excellent communicator with an interest in international trade. With experience of working with databases, and proficiency in MS Office applications, you’ll take it in your stride, working in a fast-developing, ever-changing environment.

If you’re studying towards a degree in Supply Chain Management, Logistics, International Trade or similar fields, then our placement might just be the perfect fit for you.

What you’ll do

Be the person who brings our much-loved products to customers, with excellence, clarity, compliance and an outstanding service. The role will start in invoicing, rate cards and analysis. Moving into all aspects of Inbound operations. From ocean, to air, to road, you’ll explore it all, ensuring goods cross borders smoothly and compliantly.

You’ll spend time in both the customs compliance and the customs operations teams building an understanding of the importance of customs and how it fits into the wider business.

From origin to our destination depots, you’ll also delve into tasks with real impact including; planning, operations, haulier cost and service performance, detention, demurrage, storage control and contingencies. Everything you do will play a key role in building trust with millions of customers.

Why should you apply?

In Primark, we’ve always said everyone’s invited and we’re committed to making everyone feel safe and comfortable to be themselves. We believe that a diverse, inclusive, and accessible environment elevates us all, and enables creative ideas and collaboration to flourish. Because when we work together, we can accomplish so much more.

And yes, this place moves fast, and it’s growing even faster but we’re committed to providing the best, and most socially and environmentally ethical fashion that’s affordable for everyone. Primark Cares is our commitment to reducing fashion waste, halving our carbon footprint, and improving the lives of the people who make our products.

And that’s not all! We’ll take care of you, with flexible working, a comprehensive relocation package, and some of the most genuine people you’ll ever work with. This placement has real impact, you could even see the results of your work, out on the shop floor! Make your CV look amazing and if you wow us, there could be a permanent job up for grabs when you graduate.

Isn’t it time you put theory into practice? We think so.

Apply now for a Primark placement and start owning your journey

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