Mattel IT Placement UK in Kingdom Maidenhead, United Kingdom

Company

THIS IS A YEAR-LONG PLACEMENT, DESIGNED FOR STUDENTS IN THEIR SECOND YEAR OF UNIVERSITY WHO ARE LOOKING FOR A YEAR IN INDUSTRY AS PART OF THEIR DEGREE COURSE.

At Mattel, our vision isInspiring the Wonder of Childhood. We strive to achieve this vision primarily through our creative and enthusiastic employees whoDARE to be innovative, andTHRIVE in a friendly and fast-paced environment. Mattel is committed to developing employees and supporting their career goals, helping themGROW with a host of meaningful experiences and learning opportunities. And by promoting a culture ofBALANCE that emphasizes working passionately and taking time to play often, we are proud of how our employeesLEAD by example in all that they do!

Job Description

Benefits:

  • 25 days annual leave
  • Half Day Fridays
  • Private Healthcare
  • Casual dress code
  • Great discount on Toys! Background/Job Purpose:

Our IT Intern gets to work on a broad range of IT disciplines and has the chance to meet and interact with most areas of the business during their year with Mattel. Daily activities will include supporting both IT infrastructure and business systems but time is also allocated for getting involved in a variety of regional IT projects where new skills can be learned and existing expertise can be applied. We try to ensure our interns receive a ‘taste of everything’ and welcome enthusiastic, friendly people to our team in Maidenhead.

Main Tasks:

Work with Business Analyst/Project Manager on projects

  • Business requirements gathering
  • Project communication
  • Status updates Regular office operation support

  • Updating documentation/Sharepoint content

  • Ordering of IT spares as required
  • Meeting room & connectivity tools support Providing assistance to the Global IT Support Centre to resolve tickets that have been raised for:

  • Applications Support

  • Hardware Support
  • Ad hoc requests

Experience, Education & Skills

Competencies:

Good working knowledge of:

  • Microsoft Operating Systems (Windows 7 & 10)
  • Microsoft Office Suite – O365
  • Skype for Business (an advantage)
  • PC hardware
  • Adobe products (Acrobat, Photoshop)
  • Apple Mac hardware would be advantageous (but not essential)
  • Apple iPad/iPhone devices In addition to:

  • Good interpersonal skills, good communicator

  • Pro-active attitude
  • Self-motivated
  • Analytical and problem solving skills
  • Currently studying for a degree in IT

TO APPLY:

*Apply via ourwebsitewww.mattel.com/careers withyour CV and Covering Letter - include a short paragraph in your Covering Letter on why you believe you would be a great fit for Mattel + our company culture! *

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About Us

ABOUT US Mattel is a creations company that inspires the wonder of childhood. Our mission is to be the recognized leader in play, learning and development worldwide. Mattel’s portfolio of global consumer brands includes American Girl®, Barbie®, Fisher-Price®, Hot Wheels®, Monster High® and Thomas & Friends®, among many others. Mattel also creates a wealth of lines and products made in collaboration with leading entertainment and technology companies. With a global workforce of approximately 31,000 people, Mattel operates in 40 countries and territories and sells products in more than 150 nations. Visit us at www.mattel.com/careers, www.facebook.com/MattelCareers or www.twitter.com/mattelrecruiter.

Mattel is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer

F/M/Disability/Vet

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Posting Title: IT Placement UK

Requisition Number: 172423

Location: United Kingdom - Maidenhead

Zip Code: SL6 4UB

Job Category: Information Technology