Solihull, England, United Kingdom
26 Oct 2021
29 Oct 2021
About Gymshark

From a garage in Birmingham to a global billion-dollar company, Gymshark is constantly evolving. Today, we exist to unite the conditioning community. We pride ourselves on being a team of grafters, innovators and visionaries. But above all else, we are a family. Our family is ambitious and hard-working. We're committed and consistent. We're passionate and progressive. Simply put, we're different.

We are dedicated to finding talented individuals to join our Gymshark family, people that can bring an exemplary level of skill and add to our culture by sharing the same values and beliefs that make us who we are - visionary. If you've got something no-one else has, we want you. Be a part of inventing Gymshark's future.

Gymshark is an equal opportunity employer. The people that drive our success and infectious culture each come with their own unique set of thoughts, beliefs, cultures, identities, background and body. We're different because we celebrate difference. That's what the Gymshark family is - diverse, inclusive, equal.

A little bit about the role

When you work for us, you're more than a placement student- you join our rapidly   expanding   Gymshark   family. We give people the tools they need to   reach further, go faster and be the best version of themselves. We work hard, sure, but we have fun while we do it. Sound like you?        

We are looking for an undergraduate to join our   Sourcing   function for an exciting 13-month placement starting in July 2022. This placement year   will allow personal growth and understanding of   Gymshark's   sustainable supply chain.    

What you'll be doing
You will gain experience in the following areas:


  • Assist in the onboarding and exiting of vendors    
  • Learn how to keep administrative and information systems up to date, creating reports and collating data from multiple sources    
  • Assist with planning for travel, meetings, workshops/training sessions and other events run by the team    
  • Contributing ideas and feedback to support continuous development of the team      


  • Support on the maintenance   of the new vendors sample library     
  • Assist with research and learn how to maintain reports on external influence that could affect Sourcing regions and interrupt   Gymshark's   global Supply Chain     
  • Support the sourcing team in ensuring on time delivery of the global sourcing strategy.    
  • Build and maintain close relationships within our global regional sourcing offices and other product teams such as Sustainability, Materials, Product Development, Product Management
  • Support the sourcing team in investigating new potential vendors and sourcing regions    


  • Learn and develop an understanding the commercial impact of   sourcing   decisions made   within the critical path     
  • Develop confidence in decision making   

What you'll need
We're not about box-ticking, but if this profile speaks to you all the better:
  • Confident working with high volumes of data    
  • Strong attention to detail    
  • An experienced and highly competent user of Microsoft Excel, able to use advanced formulas,   lookups,   and pivot tables for reporting    
  • Someone eager to commence a career in sourcing    
  • Able to cope with the pressures of working within a fast-paced environment    
  • A   great   communicator who is comfortable liaising with various departments and colleagues    
  • Effective communication skills
  • Ability to work independently and in team environment
  • Ability to plan and manage time effectively

What you'll get
There's never been a better time to work for Gymshark. We are growing fast, and we want ambitious people to join us for the ride. We offer a diverse and inclusive culture, a supportive and sociable work environment, plus ample opportunities for professional growth, development and networking.

Not to mention…
🩺 Full private medical insurance with no excess
🏖 25 days holidays + your birthday and all the Bank Holidays which can be substituted and taken whenever you want
💻 A truly Flexible Working Culture
👥 A collaborative, creative and inspiring working environment
💰 Employer pension contributions up to 7%
🤩 Life Assurance at four times your basic salary
🦈 50% Gymshark Discount
🥇 Financial, Physical and Mental Wellbeing Support
📚 Great Training and Learning Resources
🖥 Choice of hardware and access to the best software
🤒 Paid time off when you're physically and mentally unwell
🧸 Very Generous Family Leave package - we support you extending your family
🍎 Refuel - Healthy fresh food at GSHQ
🏋️‍♂️ Lifting Club (LC) Gym Membership
👉 Free monthly massages
💈 Beauty and Barber facilities
🚘 Free on-site parking

What happens next?

If your application is successful, you'll be invited to take part in a video screening and if successful, you'll be invited to an in person assessment day. Our assessment days will be held at Gymshark HQ, Solihull, UK at the beginning of December.

Job applications open on 11th October 2021 and close on 24th October 2021.

Placement is for 13 months from July 2022.