Supply Chain Placement at BSH

Placement Year (10 Months+)
Application Deadline
31st December 2017
South East
Milton Keynes
Salary Band
£14,000 - £15,999
Role May Involve
Business Analytics Business Intelligence Purchasing and Supply

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BSH Overall Rating

- 12 reviews

About BSH

BSH Home Appliances Ltd is responsible for all sales and marketing activities in the United Kingdom and the Republic of Ireland. Its headquarters are based in Milton Keynes, with a state of the art warehouse and our Customer Service Centre in Kettering, a prestigious Gaggenau showroom in the heart of London as well as an office in Dublin, Ireland.

Through its four brands, Bosch, Siemens, Neff and Gaggenau, the company offers a complete range of kitchen appliances from cooking, laundry, dishwashing, cooling through to small appliances such as vacuum cleaners, kettles, irons and coffee makers.

Within the UK, BSH employs around 1,000 people across all its business divisions, from sales and marketing, financial control, logistics and planning through to customer service.

Supply Chain Placement

The intern will work in our Supply Chain team, tasks include but are not limited to:

  • Create and review the Bottom-up planning of individual articles
  • Obtain Top-Down forecast from marketing for comparison with Bottom-Up planning
  • Meet and maintain agreed targets for on time delivery to customers
  • aintain a stock level as low as possible, and to meet the targets agreed with the product groups in Germany
  • Ensure smooth phase-in / phase-out of model changes
  • Ensure the clearance of obsolete stocks by liaising with the sales force
  • Monitor changes of demand and react to promotions and sales activities
  • Maintain a high level of communication with factories to avoid stock shortages and to acquire / provide information concerning production problems
  • Review planning and sales forecasts regularly to ensure a high quality
  • Maintain and monitor material MRP parameters
  • Review the supply chain processes, with the aim of identifying areas for improvement
  • Provide / use statistical reports as required
  • Perform all other duties as reasonably required that are consistent with both training and experience
  • Maintain effective working relationships

Qualifications required


  • Working towards a relevant Business Management degree.


  • Strong analytical/numeracy and problem solving skills
  • Multitasking/Prioritising
  • Thorough with excellent attention to detail
  • Resourceful and innovative with methods and ideas to support


  • Ability to thrive under pressure, to maintain excellent attention to detail and meet strict deadlines
  • Excellent time management and organisation skills
  • Team player with communication skills at all levels


  • 25 Days holiday
  • Subsidised on-site restaurant
  • Potential Student housing available that live in excess of an hour’s commute away from Milton Keynes
  • Access to Student training opportunities

How to apply

Please send your Cover Letter and CV into Please ensure you mention in your application the role you are applying for.

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