Archive for the ‘Supply services’ Category

Be an Owner to be a Leader

Monday, October 15th, 2012

I am Alexandros (100% Greek name, same as my origin) and I am working for RB since October 2010. Currently, I am in my second year of the Supply Graduate Program in Europe and I am the Team Leader for the Nurofen Area for the site based in Nottingham, UK. When I had my first […]

Bigger, Better and Louder – The Key Accounts Experience!

Wednesday, March 7th, 2012

It was perhaps the most anxious time of my career with RB. The Management Trainee period was over and we were all set to be placed into roles based on our career aspirations. We were a batch of three Management Trainees, all from the same University and best of buddies, now fighting for the best […]

Field trip to the distribution center

Tuesday, February 21st, 2012

A few weeks back my team was able to stop by our logistics center (LC) in Mechanicsburg, PA.  It was really interesting to see how they operate and fulfill customer orders on a daily basis. The LC is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week and is around 115,000 square feet!  On a yearly basis […]

All work, no play makes Jack a dull boy!

Tuesday, November 8th, 2011

Working at RB, you will always come across several occasions where the work demands much more than the regular 9-5 day. We work hard and RB is no cakewalk. The RB structure is lean and non-hierachial, encouraging managers and team members alike to be innovative, entrepreneurial and take ownership in everything they do, whether that […]

Young but not naïve – what companies look for in graduates

Friday, April 29th, 2011

I often wonder what companies look for in fresh graduates. Is the myth “work experience is always preferred” really true? Why bring fresh talent on board? I can comfortably brag that I am the youngest member in the Belle Mead plant-Supply team. I appreciate that I am not treated as a fresher and my opinion […]