Transport Operations Placement

5 days left

London (Greater)
18, 500
14 Sep 2016
30 Sep 2016
Job Type

Danone is a major FMCG company in the UK, with market leading brands across four divisions: Waters (Evian, Volvic), Dairies (Actimel, Activia, Shape), Baby (Aptamil, Cow & Gate) and Nutricia Medical (Fortisip). 

This placement will be working for the Dairies division and will play a pivotal role in the Supply Chain team.

 Mission of the role:

  • Support the Logistics Team in daily operations
  • Responsible for the inbound transport from European factories to the UK. Monitoring performance and financial administration.
  • Check monthly transport invoices against expected costs
  • Challenge suppliers to improve performance and rectify issues
  • Manage supplier performance against KPIs
  • Monthly analysis of financial performance vs budget
  • Back up for order management & outbound issue management

Key Challenges:

  • Fast moving and short shelf life portfolio
  • Apply a continuous improvement mindset to improve processes and be as efficient as possible
  • Managing a number of different areas and stakeholders so will need to be organised and thorough

Leadership & Functional Competencies:

  • Strong organisational skills and rigour
  • Numerical and Analytical ability
  • 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