Supply Chain Assistant (Business Internship) 2019

£12,000 - £18,000 per annum
02 Oct 2018
31 Oct 2018
Contract Type
Graduate, Temporary
Full Time

An excellent opportunity has arisen for a student/graduate to join our client, a leading manufacturer of frozen confectionery products, as a Supply Chain Assistant for 12 months. This is a great opportunity for a student/graduate who is looking for an internship in order to gain valuable experience in working in a fast paced business environment.


  • The student/graduate may be involved with some or all of the areas below, flexibility and a ‘can do’ attitude is required
  • Monitor orders
  • Check availability and update product stock
  • Volume forecasting
  • Tour Planning
  • Liaise with Supply Chain to optimise customer service levels
  • Regular communication with customers regarding delivery status
  • Review of logistics costs against budget
  • Use and analysis of customer databases
  • Preparation of regular reports on performance, both internal and external
  • Plus any other business activities as required

About You

  • German speaking – (is an advantage but not essential)
  • Studying or graduated in International Business and Management / Business Administration degree or similar
  • An interest in Supply Chain Management
  • Very good computer skills (especially Excel)
  • Interpersonal and team working skills
  • Self-motivation and good organisational skills
  • A good sense of humour, a flexible and international approach and the desire to work in a fun but often challenging environment


  • A wide-ranging and challenging placement in a successful business operating in a tough market environment
  • The possibility to gain overall commercial knowledge of our Supply Chain Management as well as the overall business
  • Responsibility and the opportunity to make a positive impact on our logistics supply chain
  • Above all, the chance to work in a team of motivated, creative and tenacious colleagues who are managing all aspects of a fast growing international business

Coppenrath & Wiese - A leading manufacturer of frozen confectionery products in Europe. Their products consist of Cream Desserts, Cakes and Tarts, National Specialities, Pastry Desserts and Baileys® Desserts, which are all uniquely enjoyable and outstandingly tasty. Their product quality has earned them a whole string of awards and certifications, which are a testimony to their success.

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