Getting thousands of different products onto the shelves in our customer's stores in the right quantities, at the right time and with perfect quality really does present a new challenge every day! P&G's Supply Network Operations organisation is there to meet this challenge: forecasting customer demand, managing the information flows from orders, shipments and invoices and owning the physical distribution process from Distribution Centre to the customer's shelf.
As a new manager within the Supply Network Operations organisation, you will have a real job, with real responsibility from day-one, together with the training and development you need to be successful. Our unique 'build from within' organisation means we grow and develop our senior management of the future from new managers like you. So, we will continually develop your career through a broad and varied range of assignments that ensure your skills and capabilities are continually challenged and developed.
With one of the largest and most demanding supply networks in Western Europe, you have found a great place to start your career in Supply Chain Management!
Please note that if there is no position available at the time you are supposed to start your career at P&G we will propose you to start in a different country from the one you applied to.
Summary of Job Responsibilities
Your career can begin in one of a variety of roles within our orgainisation:
Market/Supply Chain Planning
You will be responsible for forecasting demand for our products and managing their supply to the customer. This includes managing the logistics for new product initiatives and promotions for one or more of our brands. You will be a key player within one of our multi-functional business teams, who will look to you as the supply chain expert to deliver breakthrough results in product shelf availability, inventory management and demand forecast accuracy.
Customer Service Operations
You will be responsible for the first line contact with our customers, dealing with their supply needs and ensuring our products are always shipped and delivered perfectly. This involves working externally with your logistics counterparts at our customers and also internally with other Functions. You will create mutual and competitive advantage that can be commercialised and help our brands to win with consumers & shoppers and may also be responsible for leading a small team of people.
You will be responsible for the physical distribution of P&G products and their timely delivery to our customers, collaborating closely with our manufacturing plants, distribution centres and external logistics partners (including 3rd party distribution centres). By analysing and optimizing our organisation, work processes and transport, you will balance the challenge of reducing physical distribution cost while maintaining and improving competitive service levels to our customers and may also be responsible for leading a small team of people.
Where ever you begin, you will be prepared for the challenges of your role both through learning on the job and structured training, including national/international seminars.Qualifications
We are looking for a strong academic record and a good University Degree in any discipline.
We also want to hear about your achievements at work and in your social and voluntary activities and the skills you have developed in leading and working with others, problem solving and decision making.
You must be able to communicate in English, both verbally and in writing.
In some countries, fluency in the local language is also required.
When you complete your on-line application, please ensure you attach your CV (in English) and if possible, let us know the average of your current grades.