2021 Plan and Logistics Supply Graduate Programme
Diageo graduates have the best of all worlds. Our hands-on, accelerated learning programmes are perfect for people who are curious and have a willingness to learn. If you want to gain depth and breadth of a supply organisation through cross functional experiences to set you up for a career to be proud of, you’re in the right place.
Take our Plan and Logistics Supply Graduate Programme. Based in Scotland, this three year programme has an exciting workplace learning approach and that means you will spend your days right at the heart of an enormous global operation. We take this seriously, so we’ll take your future seriously.
Who are we?
Diageo is one of the world’s leading producers of premium drinks. We have an outstanding collection of over 200 brands, old and new, large and small, global and local – that are enjoyed in more than 180 countries around the world.
27,775 people work for Diageo and over half of them are in our Supply organisation. It’s an intricate and sophisticated operation that’s the product of logistical, manufacturing and technical collaborations all around the world. Join this programme and you’ll receive an exhilarating varied experience.
Celebrating our inclusive and diverse culture is core to our purpose which values everybody irrespective of background, disability, religion, gender identity, sexuality or ethnicity. We know that for our business to thrive, we depend on having diverse talent with a range of backgrounds, skills and capabilities in each of the 180 countries in which we operate and to reflect our broad consumer base. We view diversity as one of the key enablers that helps our business to grow and our values, purpose and standards set the conditions for us to respect the unique contribution each person brings.
How does the programme work?
In the Plan and Logistics teams you’ll work with experts who drive agility into our end-to end global supply chain to ensure we are ‘best in class’. Planning drives what products and materials exist across our supply chain to meet customer needs. You’ll help ensure the right products are in the right location at the right time. Our Logistics team manages the warehousing, transport, and delivery of our products from the manufacturing site to our customers across the globe.
Over the three year rotation programme, you’ll have an opportunity to excel in exciting specialisms and gain high-quality leadership skills. Your get to gather insights from the wider business with potential development opportunities into Global Brand Manufacturing and Procurement as one of your rotations, giving you depth and breadth across the business.
Development will happen through a combination of formal training, mentoring and coaching from respected colleagues and, most importantly, real world, on-the-job experience. From the start you’ll be working on projects that will challenge you and put your skills to the test. You’ll be able to make a real contribution to the business while building a global network of relationships that will support your career, both now and long into the future.
There may be the opportunity to relocate to another exciting part of our organization within Europe either during or after the program, should you wish to.
Who are we looking for?
On the qualification side, you’ll need to have obtained or be expecting to obtain an academic degree and be graduating in 2021 or within the last 5 years.
You must have fluency in English and although the roles are based in Scotland we welcome applications from all who wish to relocate and join the heart of our Supply organisation.
But character is everything. You’ll need to be a curious, flexible, self-motivated team-player who loves to turn ideas into action and someone who shows integrity, respect for others and, above all, a passion for learning something new every day.
We like open minds at Diageo, but confident decision-making is important. That’s why we recommend that you only apply for the one programme as your find the recruitment process is the same for all. Applications are on a rolling process and we will close roles when we find our graduates for September 2021, here’s hoping it’s you!
What are the rewards
We offer competitive starting salaries for our graduates along with an industry leading benefits package. With everything you can learn here, and the long-term opportunities we have to offer, the Plan and Logistics Supply Graduate Programme could just be the best decision you’ve ever made!
CHARACTER IS EVERYTHING