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Supply Chain Placements 2018 (12 months, summer 2018 start)

When it comes to finding a great place to work for your industrial placement there are plenty of things to look for: inspirational colleagues, freedom in your job to make a real difference and a shared ethos you can truly believe in. Throw in top perks, a responsive and dynamic environment and unrivalled opportunities to develop you've found something pretty special. You've found Danone…

Danone is a major FMCG company in the UK, with market leading brands across four divisions: Waters (Evian, Volvic), Dairies (Actimel, Activia, Shape), Early Life Nutrition (Aptamil, Cow & Gate) and Nutricia Medical (Fortisip)

We are passionate about recruiting great people to our business and developing their talent - our Supply Chain Placement programme is a key part of this! This year we have an exciting opportunity for a placement student to join the Dairies supply chain based in London. 

Key Responsibilities will include:

  • Inventory control.  Accuracy of the inventory / stock reconciliation and the cost/ service level consequences.
  • Order preparation ( order splits / mean shares)
  • Management of logistics condition with customers
  • 3PL Relationship support to Projects & Performance Manager
  • Identify and implement productivity and improvement projects across logistics
  • Euro-pallets flow management
  • Event planning and BCP  (Xmas, new year, Easter)
  • Monitor and animate KPIs across all areas of the warehousing and stock control function
  • Distribution and cost management
  • Month end reconciliation and budget follow up

Leadership Competencies:

  • Goes the extra mile to learn and increase responsibilities.
  • Analyse current situation and be able to propose solutions.
  • Identify and implements actions which improve the quality of work in the department
  • Is open to feedback and willing to take actions on it. Be able to give constructive feedback to others.

Candidate Profile:

  • Passion for Supply Chain
  • On track to achieving a 2.1 degree
  • 320 UCAS points
  • Strong organisational skills
  • Numerical and analytical ability
  • Strong communication and relationship building

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