Función Laboral: Operaciones

Tipo de contrato: Jornada Completa

Ubicación: Nottingham - Sherwood Park

País: United Kingdom

Operations & Supply Chain Industrial Placement 

Based: L’Oréal® UK 

Location: Manchester, Bury, Littlehampton or Nottingham

Duration: 53 weeks

Start date: Monday 26th June 2017

Annual Salary: £17,000-18,000 per annum


Providing solutions designed to sharpen and improve the quality of our service to customers. You are required to organise and plan the transferring process of materials and goods from suppliers and manufacturers to customers, whilst ensuring all quality requirements are complied with. Industrial placements can sit within the L’Oreal or The Body Shop® Supply Chain teams and additionally The Body Shop Zone Logistics or Quality Assurance teams.


  • Liaising with European factories, international third party suppliers and other teams internally to maximise product availability
  • Communicating with the Market Supply Logistics (MSL) to foresee any possible delivery issues between the international factories and Distribution Centres which may impact the UK or the International Zone Logistics team within The Body Shop to minimise impact globally
  • Communicating between subcontracting/third party teams to understand stock movements for products
  • Working closely with Marketing and Commercial teams in the UK or International Zones to understand the need for stock levels and therefore accurately forecast the potential of our products and maximise service levels to our customers
  • Contributing to the performance and strategic development of our Distribution Centres and driving forward continuous improvements within Supply Chain innovation
  • Management of daily reporting on behalf of the planning team  
  • Management & reduction of slow moving stocks
  • Month end & ad-hoc reporting on stock, service levels and forecast accuracy
  • Building and developing relationships with customers to understand demand and resolve any operational issues which may occur
  • Analysing the existing gaps in the processes and working towards improving efficiency and reporting details within the planning team
  • Ensure L’Oréal® standards of quality and testing are adhered too
  • Collect and analyse data to establish key trends in raw materials supplier performance


  • Be a logical and rational thinker who can simplify a complex problem and offer clear and effective solutions
  • Capacity to understand the bigger business picture
  • Have a technical mind but keen to work within the heart of a business
  • Numerate and PC literate: in particular with strong Excel skills
  • Strong networking skills and the ability to interact with all areas of the business
  • Able to work closely with all internal departments, Sales and Marketing, Customer Services, the Warehouse, IT and Finance, requiring the need to be a proactive team-player, and be able to build relationships quickly
  • Keen to pursue a career in Operations


  • You must be eligible to work in the UK
  • You must be completing a placement as part of your degree
  • You must be on track to attaining a 2:1 for your degree

Please note that once you have submitted your application the Graduate Team will be reviewing it at the first available opportunity. However, in some instances you may be waiting a number of weeks to be hearing back from us due to other team constraints.