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UK Industrial Placements - Supply Chain Data Analyst

Leicester or Reading. Multiple vacancies.

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You’ve learned a lot as a student already. Want to put it into practice at PepsiCo? 

Our placement programmes are structured to give you the chance to make an impact on some of the world’s biggest brands. From day one, you’ll be working on projects that matter. You’ll shake things up, shape trends, and get guidance and development to help you discover your potential. 

We’re home to some of the world’s favourite brands, such as Walkers, Pepsi Max, Quaker, Tropicana, Doritos, Pipers, Naked, Copella, Lipton, Monster Munch and 7UP to name just a few! Our business covers the full product lifecycle from creating new flavours in our labs to dreaming up ad campaigns and delivering packs to stores. There’s plenty in between too.  

Everything Has a Purpose

A look at what inspires PepsiCo’s Performance with Purpose journey.

We build brands we are really proud of and we have a mission to create more smiles with every sip and bite. Here at PepsiCo we think like entrepreneurs. We voice opinions fearlessly. We celebrate diversity and differences. We care about growing sustainably. And we get a lot of free Doritos.  

We are looking for enthusiastic undergraduates and have roles available in our PepsiCo UK Head Office at Green Park, Reading (Customer Services Team) and at our Southern Region Distribution Centre (Operations Team) on a 12 month placement programme.  

Every day millions of people in the UK enjoy our oats, snacks, juices and beverages. As a placement student within Supply Chain you will have the opportunity to join our 4,500 strong team who are behind these household names. As a function we are spread across 10 sites which include our Head Office in Reading and our Walkers Crisp factory in Leicester – the largest crisp factory in the world. 

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 lots of fun. You will have lots of autonomy where your decisions will really make a difference to our business and in return you will have the chance to develop your skills and experience in a fast paced, energetic environment.  

What will you be doing? 

  • Data management is a key part of ensuring supply to our customers, It helps us to continually measure our success against key KPIs and helps us identify and drive improvements across planning and forecasting processes.  
  • Lead and own data projects from inception through to handover ensuring key phasing of Projects are identified and worked to. 
  • Seek opportunities for improving data management and usage across site. 
  • Data collection & improvements. 
  • Project Management on Forecasting, planning and Control Tower concepts.  
  • Act as an interface (‘on project’ point of contact) for the Customer Service Team and other PepsiCo teams such as Operations, Finance, Engineering, Quality. 
  • Cross UK communication of projects for best practices 

 What are we looking for? 

  • A student currently in the second year of university studies, where the course includes the option of completing a sandwich placement during the third year following path to a degree level qualification in ideally Engineering, Business Management, Mathematics, Data Science 
  • Disruption. An intellectual curiosity and a willingness to challenge accepted ways of doing things 
  • Passion. For our company, for your development and for sustainability. 
  • Ambition. Eagerness to learn and grow your career and aspire to be our future leaders. 
  • Creativity. Bring your new thinking and fresh ideas to our brands. 
  • You! At PepsiCo we bring ourselves to work and embrace diversity and inclusion. We believe our differences is what makes us special. 
  • Good verbal and written communication skills 
  • High degree of initiative and drive to deliver results 
  • Can think of new and innovative ways to develop systems and make existing things work more efficiently 
  • An intellectual curiosity and a willingness to challenge accepted ways of doing things 
  • Agile – Flexible approach with the ability to work with a demanding agenda and prioritise tasks

What else do you need to know? 

This 12 month placement starts in July 2022, with a salary of £21,000.

Other benefits: 

  • Vibrant culture 
  • Development and mentoring 
  • 25 days' annual leave plus 8 days' bank holidays  
  • Discounted PepsiCo products 
  • Competitive pension scheme 
  • And a whole lot more…  

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Opportunity Overview

  • November 1st, 2021
  • Multiple vacancies
  • £21,000 + benefits
  • All grades
  • Year-long
  • Leicester and Reading
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Preferred Disciplines...

  • Analytics
  • Automotive
  • Control & Instrumentation
  • Data Science
  • Electrical
  • Electronic
  • Manufacturing
  • Materials & Minerals
  • Materials Science
  • Maths
  • Mechanical
  • Mechatronics
  • Project Management
  • Statistics

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