Business Intern in an Engineering Environment (TEF) - 12 month student placement

  • Keys Road, Nix's Hill Industrial Estate, Alfreton, Derbyshire, United Kingdom
  • Intern
  • Legal Entity: sia Abrafoam Ltd.

Company Description

Do you want beneficial technologies being shaped by your ideas? Whether in the areas of mobility solutions, consumer goods, industrial technology or energy and building technology – with us, you will have the chance to improve quality of life all across the globe. Welcome to Bosch. sia Abrasives (part of the Bosch Power Tools/Accessories Division) is an innovative manufacturer of non-woven and foam abrasive products as well as a distributer in the UK of coated abrasives.  The sites at sia Fibral Ltd, Greetland, West Yorkshire and sia Abrafoam Ltd, Alfreton, Derbyshire, have a wealth of experience in the manufacture and development of abrasive products, ideally complementing sia Abrasives’ systems solutions.

Job Description

This position reports to the Engineering Manager, working in the Engineering Department as follows: 

Core duties include;

  • Assist in day to day technical engineering functionality of the department
  • Undertake project/feasibility work as designated by the function head
  • Networking with internal and external peers
  • Managing budgets
  • Liaising with Suppliers and Vendors
  • Ordering supplies
  • Department stock, inventory and control
  • Analysis and reporting of departmental KPI’s
  • Attending daily internal meetings 


* Ideally you will be an Undergraduate from a Business Administration or Finance background with an interest in Engineering * IT literate * Be a communicator: have a relatively outgoing personality, with a moral compass * Excellent communication skills both verbal and written * Willingness to accept change * Proactive and positive approach to tasks * Proactive self-starter able to work under own direction, a “starter-completer”, providing ongoing updates and follow project to completion *   Strong interpersonal skills (cooperation across hierarchies and international boundaries) * Committed to own personal development and training * Demonstrates attention to detail with a high degree of accuracy * Flexible, with the ability to support and positively influence across various departments and levels of management * Creative thinker * Analytical mindset *

Additional Information

Competitive benefits and services including pension, 24 holidays + statutory leave, employee discounts on Bosch goods, close to motorway links and on-site parking

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