Work Placement / Internship

Supply Chain - Customer Collaboration Analyst

UK Industrial Placement 2020

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Job Description

PepsiCo are looking for an enthusiastic undergraduate to join our Central Supply Chain Team based at our Head Office in Reading on a 12 month placement working as Impulse Customer Collaboration Analyst

PepsiCo products are enjoyed by consumers more than one billion times a day in more than 200 countries and territories around the world. PepsiCo generated more than $64 billion in net revenue in 2018, driven by a complementary food and beverage portfolio that includes Walkers, Gatorade, Pepsi-Cola, Quaker and Tropicana. PepsiCo's product portfolio includes a wide range of enjoyable foods and beverages, including 22 brands that generate more than $1 billion each in estimated annual retail sales.

PepsiCo Around the World

In 2014, we were the #1 food and beverage company in six countries around the world, from the USA to Saudi Arabia and we couldn’t be prouder. Follow our channel to learn more about our brands!

Guiding PepsiCo is our vision to Be the Global Leader in Convenient Foods and Beverages by Winning with Purpose. “Winning with Purpose” reflects our ambition to win sustainably in the marketplace and embed purpose into all aspects of the business. 

Undergraduate placement students have an important part to play in our future and we provide a perfect environment for individuals to develop, whilst feeling valued and having fun! You’ll have lots of autonomy where your decisions will really make a difference to our business and in return you’ll have the chance to develop your skills and experience in a fast paced, energetic environment.

In short, you’ll be using data and analysis to guide the Customer Collaboration team in making the right choices and decisions regarding future forecasts for specific Impulse customers.

Other responsibilities will include:

  • Taking ownership for the analysis of forecasting performance data for both accuracy and bias and to implement improvements.
  • Reviewing Impulse daily sales v forecast and make recommendations based on fluctuations.
  • Creating and maintaining customer promotional trackers and using this data to make recommendations for current forecasts and future promotions.
  • Providing effective forecast management information to make effective forecasting changes.
  • Reviewing seasonality of forecasts and ensure these are reflected in a timely manner.
  • Providing management information into the S&OP decision-making forum for customer related BIAS, Accuracy.
  • Administering control zone forecast changes when required.
  • Driving system and process improvements to leverage greater levels of efficiency.


What we are looking for:

  • Following path to a degree level qualification in Supply Chain Management or closely related STEM discipline.
  • High degree of initiative and drive to deliver results with the ability to multi-task.
  • Keen to gain experience of working in the FMCG Industry.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate to a diverse audience.
  • High degree of self-motivation combined with good organisational skills.
  • Confident to challenge where appropriate but willing to accept final decision is held by line manager.
  • Supportive team player with an accurate, methodical and reliable approach.
  • Good communication, both verbal and written.
  • Analytically strong: Ability to manipulate complex data to form management information. Can identify connections in data with solid Excel knowledge and deliver actionable, pragmatic solutions.
  • An appreciation of Supply Chain processes; planning, operation and order capture.

What else do you need to know?

This 12 month placement starts in July 2020, with a salary of £17,500.

We have a range of flexible benefits to offer you, from a competitive pension scheme, to mobile phone discounts - there’s something for everyone!


How to Apply

Job ID Number: 191217BR
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Opportunity Overview

  • October 27th, 2019
  • £17,500 + benefits
  • All grades
  • Year-long
  • Reading, London
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Disciplines accepted...

  • All STEM disciplines

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