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Lely-Student Placement


Lely Atlantic are looking for a placement student!

About the job

Up to £22,000.00 per annum

Term – 44 weeks to 52 weeks

Start – July 2023

Office and Field based – Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm Placement Year at Lely Atlantic

During your time with Lely Atlantic, we will be looking to engage and encourage a student into the business with a strong introduction to automation, engineering and
the dairy sector. You will be shown how to use your knowledge gained at university to engage with our products and how they relate to end users, working as part of the team within the Cluster. You are encouraged to experience all aspects of the business starting with Customer Solutions, Technical Services, Channel Development, Marketing and Business Support.
You will also gain hands on experience with our machines on farm, participating in
weekly meetings, to delivering and reporting on live projects. You will also gain a commercial awareness and work transparently with colleagues and clients, varying across the UK and Ireland. You will learn to proactively and effectively communicate ideas, both verbally and in formal report format.
You will be exposed to a range of projects, whether they be technical, sales or commercially based. Although you will have freedom to work autonomously, full support and mentorship will be provided by colleagues in each department. You will be working as part of the Cluster Team and will be invited and encouraged to participate fully as a team member, gaining an understanding of all aspects of the business and the ability to develop knowledge of a business as a whole.

Entry Requirements

Lely Atlantic are looking for a candidate to have an intrinsic interest and intuitive
understanding of Lely, backed up with the beginnings of an academic theoretical
knowledge base. We are looking for a student who understands the dairy industry from all aspect of business performance and who is now looking to develop first-hand knowledge. The candidate must be of a get-up-and-go attitude, showing perseverance in the face of difficulty. Strong communication skills, as you’ll be working amongst varying levels of seniority and technical knowledge. Someone looking to develop a well- rounded skill set in a commercial setting, working with different departments and a range of projects.

Capabilities/ Qualities

· Working towards a Degree
· Willing to travel within Europe (UK and Ireland with Headquarters in Netherlands) · Good presentation and reporting skills
· Good research and data gathering skills
· Strong communication skill both verbally and written
· Ability to work autonomously and within a structured team · Positive and can do attitude
· Experience with full Office Package
What We’re Offering
A great and unique team environment where you can develop your skills and gain an understanding of your chosen industry with a sense of optimism and enthusiasm.
The chance to work for an award-winning company, in our new office and training center, around the outskirts of Birmingham (near Birmingham Airport and NEC). Around 15 minutes into Birmingham City center and Coventry in the other direction, 30 minutes to Stratford-upon-Avon, 1 1⁄2 hours to London by train and with The Cotswolds only 45 minutes’ drive away.

To apply:
- A covering letter and CV fas to why you would like the role and what you could bring to Lely Atlantic ro and

- Successful candidates will then be offered a Teams/Face to face interview (dependant on location) which will be an informal chat about your covering letter and CV.
If successful, a final interview will take place, where you will be asked to prepare a presentation.

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