Supply Chain Placement at Danone

Placement Year (10 Months+)
Application Deadline
4th May 2018
Greater London
Salary Band
£18,000 - £19,999
Role May Involve
Consumer Products/FMCG Logistics and Operations Purchasing and Supply

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About Danone

Danone is a FMCG company like no other! We are a world leader in dairy products, bottled water, baby food and medical nutrition with a portfolio of iconic brands including Evian, Volvic, Actimel, Activia, Shape, Cow&Gate and Aptamil.

As a placement in Danone, you will be assigned a real role within the business with true responsibility and accountability, developing your commercial acumen and key business competencies with access to our first class learning and development programme.

Supply Chain Placement

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 have an exciting opportunity for a placement student to join our Waters and Dairies supply chain team 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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