Develop your career in the food and grocery supply chain

Millions of items get scanned through retailers' tills every second in the UK. Have you ever thought about how these products get to the store? It's a hugely complex operation, with talented people at its heart. From the field to the shelf; that's what the supply chain is all about.

Over 3.9 million work in food and grocery in the UK. It's an industry worth over £160 billion. The supply chain offers a fantastic range and diversity of roles, where people can make a real difference. Individuals working in supply chain gain strong business skills, and understanding of wider business issues and challenges. Supply chain excellence drives competitive advantage, and creates value, sales and profit.

Why a career in supply chain?

Greater career opportunities

  • Move in and out of supply chain from different disciplines and levels to achieve great success
  • Work with customers and suppliers on a collaborative basis
  • Take on real responsibility at an early stage of your career

Great variety of roles

  • Whether you're a strategist or want to be hands-on, there's a role for you
  • Customer - supplier interface gives you a broad perspective
  • There's plenty of opportunity to take on leadership roles

Develop skills for your future

  • Learn how to collaborate across organisations and functions
  • Understand how to link supply chain thinking to commercial success
  • Discover how to deliver consistent, disciplined execution of projects

Exposure to world-class thinking

  • Be part of a world-class supply chain
  • Play a respected, value-adding role in the organisation
  • Work at the forefront of corporate social responsibility and CO2 issues