Graduate scheme

West Midlands

£35,000-£40,000

Position
National Supply Chain Assistant
Contract Type
Permanent
Salary
£33,035 - £38,580

Supporting the team, you will take responsibility for managing third party logistics providers to maximise the availability of our products into the distribution centres and stores.

In conjunction with key stakeholders, you will be responsible for delivering a high quality and cost efficient inbound supply chain both through operational and project management. You will be working as part of a growing and developing supply chain team, looking for continuous improvement within your role to simplify processes and maximise efficiencies.

We do things our way at Aldi. But whatever we're doing, we must be getting it right. With a wave of impressive sales figures behind us, we're opening new stores at lightning speed. And without our National Supply Chain team, there'd simply be no products in those stores.

Position - National Supply Chain Assistant
Job Number - 00411
Role Specification - Supply Chain Projects Coordinator
Start Date - As soon as possible

In conjunction with key stakeholders, you will be responsible for delivering a high quality and cost efficient inbound supply chain both through operational and project management. You will be working as part of a growing and developing supply chain team, looking for continuous improvement within your role to simplify processes and maximise efficiencies.

This is a fantastic opportunity for you to develop within the business and play a key part in shaping the future of Aldi globally. Ready for more? Apply to join #TeamAldi today!

Your new role

  • Assist and take responsibility for the successful delivery of projects within the National Supply Chain Management Department; working efficiently and accurately to ensure that project governance is adhered to.
  • Supporting the full life cycle of complex material handling equipment projects from pre-sales through to post implementation.
  • Responsibility for completion of end-to-end projects within the role, simplifying processes and operations to maximise efficiencies.
  • Manage multiple logistics projects and tasks; liaising with and managing internal and external stakeholders.
  • Responsibility for the processing and tracking of project action points and milestones.
  • Use own initiative and suggest ways of improving processes for greater efficiency.
  • Ensure correspondence is treated in the strictest confidence when required.
  • Manage the efficient and accurate flow of correspondence and information, both incoming and outgoing, with internal and external parties.
  • Ensure a clear understanding of current actions, proposing/taking action where appropriate.
  • Support the delivery of the department strategy as required.
  • Advanced standard of MS Tools including Word, PowerPoint and Excel (including ability to use VLOOKUPS, PIVOT Tables and IF Statements).
  • Take full share of responsibility of collective tasks which are organised on a rota basis.
  • Ensure that a polite and professional manner is maintained in all internal/external communications.
  • Contribute positively and constructively to the Future Logistics Network Team.

About you

  • Confidence and the ability to communicate effectively with colleagues of all levels.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills along with the ability to build effective relationships with colleagues at all levels of the business.
  • Ability to analyse and interpret data accurately.
  • Ability to manage a varied workload, conflicting deadlines and multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Organisational skills with the ability to identify and manage priorities.
  • Innate curiosity; always striving to improve and simplify processes and ensure consistency wherever
  • GCSEs or equivalent
  • Recent Graduate that has completed an industrial placement or work experience within Logistics / Supply Chain or experience as per the below -
  • Previous experience in Logistics / Supply Chain & Projects.
  • Material Handling experience
  • Excellent time management skills, as well as the ability to remain organised within a fast paced environment.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office, especially Excel and Word.

What you will get in return

  • Starting salary from £33,035 rising to £38,580.
  • 5-day/40-hour week, working Monday- Friday, with the opportunity for remote working 2 days per week.
  • Holidays - 25 Days plus Bank Holiday
  • Access to a free, 24/7, confidential virtual GP service for all Aldi Colleagues and their children (under the age of 16)
  • Pension Scheme
  • In-Office flexi time
  • Company sick pay scheme.
  • Company maternity, paternity and adoption leave pay after 2 years.
  • Long service rewards.
  • Aldi Perks - Bike to work scheme, discounted gym membership, shopping and travel discounts & many more.

If you’re looking for a career that gives you more, apply today!

More Details

Salary

£35,000-£40,000

Apply by

31.08.2022

Locations

Atherstone, Warwickshire

Regions

West Midlands

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