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Supply Chain

Getting a delicious ice cream like Magnum into the hands of a consumer in the right condition at the right time and price takes serious business expertise. Supply Chain Management is responsible for the whole process, from sourcing the raw materials to ensuring a great product reaches the supermarket shelf. The breadth and depth of influence this function has makes it key to how we realise our vision to build a brighter future for our world.

For more detailed information about this function please download our “Supply Chain Management” online brochure.

What will I be doing?

You could be finding a new way to get 12,000 litres of ice cream across the desert without it melting; or designing a more efficient distribution network to enable us to store and deliver our products sustainably to our customers. There’s always a new challenge to tackle. Our people have the opportunity to make a big impact every day on a local level, across Europe and the world.

What do we look for?

Whichever area you work in – Planning, Customer Service, Manufacturing or Logistics – you’ll need to be ambitious, an excellent analytical thinker with a drive for getting things done and a real talent for delivering through others. For Supply Chain, you’ll need a strong background in Electrical, Mechanical, Chemical, Manufacturing or similar engineering qualification.


We look for minimum of a 2.1 degree from any of the above degree disciplines

What will the programme involve?

Over three years you will cover at least three placements to provide experience in key areas:

  • The Planning team (either based at Head Office, a factory, or the European Supply Chain Company – based in Schaffhausen, Switzerland).
  • A customer service role at Head Office working directly with our external retail customers.
  • A supervisory placement (leading a production team in one of our factories).
  • A project role which will see you take on a variety of challenges.

Your rotations could be based at different business units across Europe and you will need to be flexible about where you are based during your time on the scheme

Summer and Industrial placements

On a summer or industrial placement in Supply Chain Management, you will carry out just one role during your placement.

I was the lead engineer in commissioning a water plant for our deodorants factory. Working with the commissioning project group and our external partner, I had to ensure that everything was set up correctly to achieve the desired water quality. I also re-trained all the operators. This opportunity has made me even more passionate about engineering.

Marta, Supply Chain Management UFLP, UK

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How to contact us

If you have any questions about the opportunities we currently have available or your application to us, please contact us on:

Freephone UK: 08081642255 or 01635 584145

Freephone Ireland: 0035316950371

Email: enquiry@unilevergraduates.com

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