Supply Chain and Logistics Development Scheme

Supply Chain and Logistics Development Scheme

Are you a Graduate with a motivated and hardworking attitude? Join the Ultimate Products Graduate Development Programme this Summer and kickstart your career!

Ultimate Products are looking for talented and career-driven graduates to join our Supply Chain. We recognise that graduates fresh out of university have often developed a brilliant array of transferable skills but lack job-specific experience. That’s where we come in! The UP graduate programme combines on the job training with regular reviews, mentoring and development plans to give our grads the best possible first step on the career ladder. With the help of our employee mentoring programme, each of our graduates is given one-on-one support and guidance to help them reach their highest potential.

Available Roles

We are offering various positions across our demanding Supply Chain, these include:

  • Transport and Logistics
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Product Quality Assurance Management

Your key duties could include, but are not limited to:

  • Project managing key order projects for Major International Retailers such as Tesco, Asda and B&M worth millions
  • Working with Factories across the Far East on product manufacturing and production
  • Leading Internal departments to work together to meet key customer requirements
  • Attending and leading key meetings within our supply chain including our China team, factories, customers and internal departments to ensure on time delivery and successful completion of each project.

The UP story

From a spark in Oldham to a global success. We’re the cogs in the retail machine, designing, manufacturing and distributing innovative branded products at the best prices to a mass market. Our brand portfolio includes Salter, Beldray, Kleeneze and Progress. Each has a reputation for high quality and on trend design, and they’re faithful household names – some that even your grandparents love.

Ultimate Products has been bringing branded kitchen and laundry products to the market since 1997. Now a public limited company, our annual turnover exceeds £100 million. We’ve established strong working relationships with Internationally recognised retailers, including Tesco, Asda and Primark, filling the shelves of the world’s favourite stores across 38 countries. Despite our continued growth, strong corporate values remain at UP’s core; we are committed to supporting local charities and initiatives to give back to the community that helped build us.

Our people are a key driver to our success and we are proud of creating an environment that enables our colleagues to thrive both professionally and personally, which is why we recently invested £1.6M in a brand new office at our Oldham headquarters. With newly implemented employee mental health and environmental committees, we are dedicated to empowering our people to have a voice and share their views. In a 2021 survey, 86% of our employees said that they would recommend Ultimate Products as a great place to work, a figure that we’re hoping to improve even further in 2022!

What we look for

Candidates must be ambitious, driven and enthusiastic with an interest in pursuing a career in a leading international business. Application requirements:

  • A degree essential at 2:1 or above. All specialisms considered
  • Minimum 6-12 months experience either full time or part time
  • The most important bit is your talent, determination and drive, bring that with you and we can provide you with the tools to succeed
  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Excellent organisational skills with a keen eye for detail
  • Assertive and confident with a proactive approach to work
  • Local to Greater Manchester

What is in it for you?

We care about your progression:

  • Structured training and personal development plan during your career with us
  • Ongoing salary reviews as you take on more responsibility and progress your career
  • Employee Save As You Earn share save scheme
  • Optional salary sacrifice pension contribution of an additional 10% on top of your standard pension contribution

We invest in our people:

  • New £2M state of the art office in Oldham
  • 25 days holiday plus bank holidays after your first 12 months
  • Access to wellbeing support, including 24-hour access to Employee Assistance Helpline
  • Charity, Environmental and ESG committees, created to encourage positive change within the company and our wider community
  • Every UP employee is authorised to complete a day of paid charity work volunteering
  • High levels of employee satisfaction- Glassdoor rating of 4* and above

We celebrate in style:

  • Annual Christmas party paid for by the company
  • Flowers or a gift for landmark birthdays, weddings, and births
  • £250 towards a wedding cake
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