A passion that drives growth

Start Supply Chain

Are you an expert in supply chain recently graduated with an excellent academic degree? Are you eager to gain real work experience and develop your skills fast? Do you want to work within a global Supply Chain organisation that connects the different parts of Roche to ensure a reliable supply of our innovative medicines? Together with our supply chain experts you want to make a big difference in the lives of millions of patients around the world?
Then Start Supply Chain is designed for you!

Program content

  • Duration: 24 months
  • Position includes 1 international business travel to another Roche Supply Chain site of max. 3 months if rotation allows 
  • Varied and challenging project experiences in different departments and functions within Supply Chain
  • Real work experience and project responsibilities 
  • Professional and personal development
  • Position based in Mississauga, Canada or in Basel, Switzerland

Outcome and prospects

  • Exposure to Supply Chain core processes
  • Global experience and cross-cultural understandings
  • Opportunity to build an extensive global network
  • Advanced readiness for Supply Chain roles
  • Enhanced knowledge of the Roche Pharmaceuticals business and product portfolio
Start Supply Chain Cohort 2020 & 2021

Who you are

As the ideal candidate, you fulfill the requirements below:
  • Excellent academic background and recently graduated (master degree) with a strong focus on supply chain or similar with above-average grades
  • Practical experience in this field through apprenticeship/vocational training and/or internships
  • Strong team player with an understanding of the importance of delivery
  • Task-oriented and a strong interest in finding sustainable and solutions 
  • Strong strategic and entrepreneurial mindset, with the ability to think analytically and innovatively
  • Passionate about life long learning 
  • Worked or studied in more than one country
  • Task orientation and agile mindset to find and drive sustainable solutions
  • Fluent in English, an additional language would be an asset
  • Excellent communication skills

The recruitment process for 2025 will start in mid-February 2025.

Meet Rachel Albert, Start Supply Chain Trainee at Roche Missisauga
Roche provides an exciting pathway to enhance our career and expand our capabilities through a collaborative, global and dynamic work environment. Through an extended onboarding from day one, new employees develop a patient centric mindset and a sense of responsibility that gets them off to a fast start.
Meet Jorge Ros, Start Supply Chain Trainee at Roche Basel
Onboarding to Roche's multicultural, international, and advanced work environment is a great journey. The professional career setup and training for a newcomer are motivating and provide a fast learning track.