Supply Chain Internship - Uxbridge - General Mills UK

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Competitive Salary (Full Time Position)
General Mills, Harman House, 1 George Street, Harman House, 1 George Street, UB8 1QQ
Begins 5th July 2017
Lasts around 12 Months
Deadline for Applications 24th April 2017 at 5pm (3 months ago)
Applications accepted from Students or Graduates only

About Opportunity

About the Role

To support our growth and the agility required in our Supply Chain, we are hiring an intern to provide support to the Customer Supply Chain Team on weekly processes, reporting and Grocery Customer management, whilst identifying opportunities to simplify and take work out. This role will give the candidate an exposure to working with grocery retailers, understanding of the forecasting process to drive an accurate demand plan and develop more understanding on Logistics.

Location: Uxbridge

Starting: July 2017

This position is available for graduates, final year students, and those looking for a 12 month industrial placement.  

Key Responsibilities

  • Forecasting
    • Supporting the team with the monthly forecasting cycle
    • Supporting the team with promotional planning, tracking and data analysis
  • Customer
    • Reporting shortages and managing delivery queries for key customers, and for Yoplait specifically managing delivery enquiries for convenience customers.
    • Investigating daily issues on service to customers.
    • Supporting the team on data analysis for customers, identifying key insights.
    • Reviewing customer ordering behaviour and ensuring conformance to agreed terms of Supply.
  • Manage delivery enquiries for convenience customers.
  • Reporting
    • Weekly & monthly KPIs.
    • EPOS trackers
    • NFT delivery/failure tracker
    • Work to identify opportunities to transfer reporting to GBS. Create briefing documents/scripts to support.

Why General Mills?

We seek out the best of the best and give them development, support and the chance to lead something big. Starting your career with us means joining a company that makes a difference for others. There is tremendous opportunity here for people who want to advance the industry, through innovation and nourish the world with quality.

What’s in it for you?

  • A fair salary & interesting work
  • Plenty of foodie freebies – Lots of Free Haagen Dazs Icecream & Yoplait Yoghurt available all day, every day!
  • Casual Dress Code – Jeans & Trainers permitted
  • Regular social events – Summer BBQ’s and Christmas Parties
  • Early Friday finish at 3:00pm

Education/Language/ Skills requirements:

  • Predicted or achieved 2:1 or above (Ideally Supply, Procurement and logistics degrees)
  • Maths – A-C at GCSE Level or above
  • English speaking proficiency
  • Computer literate

Day To Day Tasks

  • Be involved in forecasting in the convenience channel
  • Dealing with enquiries from convenience customers
  • KPI reporting and trackers

Desired Skills

  • Administration
  • Data and Reporting Analysis
  • Forecasting
  • Strategic Planning
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Supply Chain Planning
  • Verbal Communication
  • Written Communication

Opportunity Location

Uxbridge, England