Philips Lighting

Intern / Apprentice - Supply Chain Management - Guildford

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Active since 20-02-2018 Job category Logistics: Procurement & Supply...
Location Guildford Level Trainee / Student
Educational level Bachelor / Graduate Employment type Fixed term contract with option...
Hours 40 Salary £ 12K per year
Intern / Apprentice - Supply Chain Management

Our opportunity
Everything starts with light. Light moves cities, carries information and comforts mind and body. When joining Philips Lighting you will make an impact on people’s lives with light. Read more!

Our offer
We are offering an exciting apprenticeship opportunity, within our Professional Supply Chain segment, for 2 years, based in our Guildford office.

Your challenge
Looking for excellence, responsibility, autonomy? This apprenticeship is exactly what you are looking for!
As a Supply Chain Apprentice, you will provide business support to the various functions within the specific department (logistic, demand planning, customer order desk), whilst gaining knowledge of how the supply chain function operates, within a fast-paced lighting technology company. Come and measure the impact of your talent and energy in the realization of an ambitious business project.

Your responsibilities
  • Personal development.
  • To support management, field staff and internal and external customers in achieving their objectives.
  • To raise and process purchase orders for shipment and communicate information to all relevant parties.
  • Liaise and advise internally on lead times for project materials to ensure scheduled deliveries are accurate and in line with customer expectations.
  • Ensure Philips high quality of customer service is achieved through ownership and follow through to resolution of any customer complaints.
  • Monitor, resolve and process, overdue purchase orders, unconfirmed purchase orders, workflow – ensuring SAP inbox is clear of invoice queries in a timely manner.
  • Arrange and monitor all direct deliveries proposals in accordance to the procedures to ensure the requests are processed correctly.
  • Support Retail segment as first line support coordination for queries and quotations
  • Prepare weekly, bi-weekly stock reports for key accounts.
  • Monitor stock levels, trends & ensure that risk of obsolescence & failure of service towards customers is minimized within targets outlined.

We are looking for
  • Solid IT skills including Microsoft Office, in Excel, PowerPoint and Word
  • Technically-minded
  • Fast learner and reliable
  • Passion for enhancing their own business and commercial knowledge and skills
  • Excellent communicator and negotiation skills
  • Ability to use numbers for various calculations and pricing
  • Proactive approach
  • Able to stay calm in a challenging environment
  • Focused on winning business
  • Between the age of 16 plus
  • Satisfactory GCSE attainment (English and Maths included)
  • Resident in England
  • Seeking full-time employment
  • Not completed a first university degree

Recruitment process
If you are interested in this opportunity to join us, please upload your CV via the 'Apply' button.
Closing date to apply: 30th March 2018

Join the leading lighting company for the digital world and help us unlock the extraordinary potential of light for brighter lives and a better world. Be a game changer. Be Philips Lighting. Apply today!

Philips Lighting
Philips Lighting is the global leader in lighting products, systems and services. Our understanding of how lighting positively affects people coupled with our deep technological know-how enable us to deliver digital lighting innovations that unlock new business value, deliver rich user experiences and help to improve lives. Serving professional and consumer markets, we sell more energy efficient LED lighting than any other company. We lead the industry in connected lighting systems and services, leveraging the Internet of Things to take light beyond illumination and transform homes, buildings and urban spaces. For more information, visit us online.

How Philips Lighting lights the world beyond illumination:

Philips Lighting is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, genetic information, creed, citizenship, disability, protected veteran or marital status.

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More information
This listing is a full-time job

Job category Logistics: Procurement & Supply chain
Industry / Industries Electronics
Region United Kingdom
Keywords Vacancy, fulltime, Guidford, intern, apprentice, supply chain management, logistics, trainee.

Contact information

Name Philips Lighting