Originally founded in 1962, Worcester became part of the Worldwide Bosch Group in 1996 and we are the UK market leader in domestic boilers.
Our current product range includes gas and oil boilers, hot water cylinders, renewable technologies such as heat pumps and solar water heating systems, as well as controls and accessories.
Our commitment to the highest standards of manufacturing over the last 50 years, has led our boilers to receive coveted Which? Best Buy awards for nine years running, and for Worcester to receive a Royal Warrant for supplying our boilers to Her Majesty The Queen’s Sandringham Estate.
Our UK headquarters is based in Worcester where all the main functions of the business are located including the manufacturing of gas boilers. We have a further site in Clay Cross Derbyshire where our oil boilers are manufactured.
Based in Worcester, you will have the chance to work for a dynamic Company to enrich your knowledge and experience. During your 12 month Internship, you will have the opportunity to support on a range of topics and become an integral part of the team. You will also be a key support to our Contact Centre, answering inbound phonecalls. This will allow you to develop and enhance your communication skills for the future. Responsibilities can include:
Periodic QMS reporting and data analysis use of KPI’s PDCA Charts
Problem solving using 8D, Ishikawa, mind map, 5 why’s
Creation of RASIC based flow plan and value stream procedures
Process Improvement Investigations - Six Sigma DMAIC
Be an undergraduate student (studying an Engineering, Manufacturing or combined Business Studies degree) with a desire to complete a 12 month work placement as part of degree studies.
Knowledge of Six sigma tool set DMAIC - data gathering and analysis
Knowledge of problem solving tools and techniques – Ishikawa – 5Why’s etc.
Good time management, organisational and planning skills with the ability to prioritise workload.
Has the ability to adapt quickly to changing working environments and is ready to embrace new ways of working through digitalisation.
Has the capability to work well in a team as well as independently, using own initiative.
Can communicate confidently with people at all levels, both written and verbal (including on the telephone) and with associates at international locations.
IT literate and confident in using MS Office packages as well as learning Company systems.
Knowledge of quality management systems
Please note: This position is only open to undergraduate students, who are required to undertake a placement as part of their degree. If you are not currently studying in University, please look at our other opportunities.
Candidate selection: Candidate Selection will take place in January 2020. If successful, you will be invited to attend a selection event on the 29 January 2020.