Graduate Supply Chain and Business Placement - 6 or 18 months from Jan 2019

West Yorkshire  |  Internship

Salary: £Entry level - Rent and Bills included

Ref: 6517

This undergraduate or graduate placement is based at the West Yorkshire head office of the UK operation of Germany’s leading manufacturer of Frozen desserts. They turnover c£60m and supply to supermarkets such as Tesco, Asda, Sainsburys, Aldi, convenience stores such as Nisa and the food service trade via distributors.

On offer is a wide-ranging and challenging placement in a successful business operating in a tough market environment giving you the possibility of gaining overall commercial knowledge of a busy Supply Chain Management operation. as well as the overall business. You will be given responsibility and the opportunity to make a positive impact on the logistics and supply chain of this business. Above all you will be working with a team of motivated, creative and tenacious
colleagues who are managing all aspects of a fast growing international business.

The student/graduate may be involved with some or all of the areas below:

  • Monitor orders
  • Check availability and update product stock
  • Volume forecasting
  • Tour Planning
  • Liaise with Supply Chain to optimise customer service levels
  • Regular communication with customers regarding delivery status
  • Review of logistics costs against budget
  • Use and analysis of customer databases 
  • Preparation of regular reports on performance, both internal and external

Applicants must be available to take up a fixed term contract from January 2019 for a period of either 6 or 18 months. You may be an undergraduate looking to complete your placement year or a graduate looking for valuable business experience. Ideally you will have come from an International Business, Business Administration or Supply Chain related degree. You will have strong computer skills and be confident in using Excel to analyse business data. You will have already developed excellent interpersonal skills from previous employment, voluntary work or by participating in societies at university. As a German company, it would be useful if you could speak German but this is not necessary so please apply even if you do not have this skills!

This is a PAID placement and accommodation and bills are also on offer for anyone needing to relocate to the area. Salary will be at an entry level and dependent on your current situation, and whether or not you take up the accommodation on offer. 


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