Supply Chain – Local Process Champion Intern

AstraZeneca UK

Location: Cheshire East

Job Type: Full time


AstraZeneca are looking to appoint a student in the Sourcing and Supply Chain Department at the Macclesfield Campus for a 10-12 week summer intern placement. The Department sources materials and manages the supply chain on behalf of the Macclesfield Manufacturing Operations. Ideally you will be in year 2 (or higher) in an Undergraduate supply chain discipline

The role will involve process improvement within one of our supply chain Teams and you will be working with many varied teams across the Network including production teams, planning teams and subject matter experts. You will take an active lead in the scoping and management of a process improvement initiative which is likely to involve researching and gathering data to enable us to effectively define and measure the business benefits and inform future improvement initiatives.

There will be opportunities to network across the Macclesfield campus to share any process learning from others in their journeys to work towards a common ambition.

What are we looking for?

At AstraZeneca, we put patients first and strive to meet their unmet needs worldwide. We’re deeply committed to our strategy of being a great place to work. For us, that includes fostering an environment where everyone can be among inclusive, supportive individuals with curious minds.

A company that genuinely follows the science and values individuals at all levels, you’ll be backed and encouraged to speak up, ask questions, and share ideas to push the boundaries of science and continuously learn and explore.

Our purpose is bold and so is our approach. Becoming a more agile and innovative company means building a dynamic, inspiring culture where we celebrate entrepreneurial thinking and act with a sense of urgency. We are courageous, taking risks and learning from both success and failure. We are curious, creative, and open to new ideas and ways of working. Above all, we are passionate about science and driven to always put patients first. When you join us, you will be part of a great place to work; in an environment that energizes and empowers each of us to achieve our goal to develop and deliver medicines.

Date Posted


Closing Date

05-Mar-2024Our mission is to build an inclusive and equitable environment. We want people to feel they belong at AstraZeneca and Alexion, starting with our recruitment process. We welcome and consider applications from all qualified candidates, regardless of characteristics. We offer reasonable adjustments/accommodations to help all candidates to perform at their best. If you have a need for any adjustments/accommodations, please complete the section in the application form.