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  • Posted: Nov 2, 2019
    Deadline: Nov 8, 2019
  • On any day, 2 billion people use Unilever products to look good, feel good and get more out of life - giving us a unique opportunity to build a brighter future. Great products from our range of more than 400 brands give us a unique place in the lives of people all over the world. When consumers reach for nutritionally balanced foods or indulgent ice cr...
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    Graduate Apprentice-Supply Chain Planning

    Duration: 1 year

    Main Job Purpose

    The Planning Graduate Apprentice will work under the Material Requirements Planner to ensure availability of packaging and raw materials at optimal cost and cash as guided by the factory production plans.

    Job Summary

    • Creates and communicates the Materials Requirement Plan based on inputs (e.g. stockholding, supplier schedules and constraints, lead times)
    • Checks and validates materials plans with suppliers and communicate exceptions as appropriate
    • Creates and executes material call-off plans, respecting constraints (e.g. lead times, minimum order quantities)
    • Partner with Procurement to optimise supplier relationships
    • Ensures material supplies are in the right place at the right time
    • Life-cycle management including transitions to new materials In addition to material requirements, the specialist may be requested by to champion additional performance areas within the unit

    Key Requirements

    • Undergraduate degree in STEM or Business course
    • Looking for fresh graduates looking for real working experience
    • Individuals living with Albinism encouraged to apply

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    Graduate Apprentice- Manufacturing Excellence

    Duration: 1 year

    Main Job Purpose

    The Graduate Apprentice - ManEX is responsible for the coherent application of WCM techniques across the sourcing unit. Working under the guidance of the site ManEx coordinator, she/he will apply rigorous cost deployment to convert losses to cost using loss trees and associated tools. This analysis will support the prioritisation of equipment, training and process interventions (4Ms) to eliminate those losses identified.

    The Graduate Apprentice - ManEx is the sourcing unit’s assistant practitioner for focussed Improvement activity and Kaizen. This involves the teaching of problem solving tools and their frameworks, as well as facilitating the application of best practice and sharing of lessons across the sourcing unit by teaching, coaching and mentoring on WCM issues for all leaders and operators within the sourcing unit.

    Job Summary

    • Safety - Utilise all appropriate safety and environmental procedures relating to the Sourcing Unit and allocated equipment to ensure a safe working environment for the whole team. Understand the legal responsibility placed upon individuals. Ensure that WCM activities, learning and training are embedded in a positive SHE culture; support teams in assessing risks for Autonomous Activities and Preventative Maintenance including Task Hazard Analysis.
    • Work Place Hazards – Full knowledge of the workplace and hazards within it. Utilise all appropriate safety and environmental procedures for people, processes, materials, products and equipment relevant to the task.
    • Environment – Implement and support WCM issues that reduce environmental impacts and costs associated with utilities, chemicals and product and operational wastes through maximising eco-efficient operation.
    • WCM Facilitation – Full Operating knowledge of WCM pillar structure and how pillars inter-link to deliver and sustain real business improvements. Inculcates the WCM philosophy of eliminating losses and waste across all factory personnel.
    • Facilitate WCM Training Workshops
    • Updating and Maintain Training Database and records
    • Facilitating External Services and payment
    • Updating Global data systems
    • Collating analysing and sharing of OEE analysis and reports
    • Updating of Commons KPI Boards

    Key Requirements

    • Undergraduate degree in STEM courses
    • Looking for fresh graduates looking for real working experience
    • Individuals living with Albinism encouraged to apply

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