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Supply Chain / Business Administration Placement – German food manufacturing business 2018/19

This undergraduate sandwich 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.

This wide-ranging and challenging Supply Chain placement will work in a small team which is responsible for forecasting, feeding information in to production planning and organising distribution and logistics. The team works closely with customers to ensure that the goods are delivered on time in the right quantities, so when things go wrong, they are also the first point of contact for customer service. Specific duties will include monitoring orders and checking the availability of product stock, forecasting, reviewing logistics costs against budget and preparing reports on performance for internal and external use.

Due to the amount of liaison with Germany, you may be conversing in both the English and German language therefore proficiency in German would be desirable. You will be an undergraduate in an International Business Management or Supply Chain Management discipline, looking for your sandwich placement for 2018/19. You must be able to demonstrate a customer focused, can do attitude, with excellent numerical skills. You must also have a good working knowledge of the Microsoft Excel application.

This company can offer a friendly, flexible working environment with a genuine opportunity to gain an understanding of all aspects of a retail supply chain. This is a paid placement with the added benefit of all rent and bills paid in a shared house managed by the company.

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